Football, Headlines

Koester takes over as offensive coordinator

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University football coach Donnie Suber announced the hiring of Klay Koester as the program’s offensive coordinator and quarterback coach for the upcoming season.


Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Hillsboro's Tepox latest cross country signee

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Nashville native Claudia Tepox to scholarship papers this week for the 2015 season. Tepox is the fourth signee for the women’s cross country team for the upcoming season.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Freeman inks with women's hoops

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Roane State Community College transfer Kassidi Freeman to scholarship papers this week for the 2015-16 season. Freeman is the third signee for the Bulldogs for the upcoming season.


Men's Golf, Women's Golf, Headlines

Golf hosting fundraiser August 14

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland golf will host Bulldogs and Birdies, a fundraising event for the men’s and women’s teams at CU, on Friday, August 14 at Windtree Golf Club in Mt. Juliet, Tenn.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Lebanon native Fox transfers to CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s basketball coaches Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Murray State transfer and Lebanon native Julia Fox this week to scholarship papers for the 2015-16 season. Fox has two years of eligibility remaining.


Baseball, Headlines

Four former Bulldogs playing in independent league

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four former Cumberland baseball players began their professional seasons in independent leagues over the past month, including Sam Lind, Anthony Gomez, Cory Urquhart and Brady North.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Interim tag removed from Grant's title

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced today that the interim tag for first-year women’s soccer head coach Adam Grant has been removed and Grant is now the permanent head coach of the Bulldog program.


Baseball, Football, Men's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Men's Soccer, Wrestling, Women's Basketball, Women's Cross Country, Women's Golf, Women's Soccer, Women's Tennis, Women's Volleyball, Softball, Bowling, General, Headlines

100 student-athletes named to Spring Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2015 Spring Dean’s List recently, which includes 100 student-athletes, athletic department personnel and athletic training majors. The honor is reserved for students who achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the spring semester.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Cleveland signs with CU golf

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland golf coach Rich Williams announced the signing of Lebanon native Anna Leigh Cleveland to scholarship papers this week for the 2015-16 academic year. Cleveland becomes the fourth signee for the Bulldogs for the coming season.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Former Hillsboro star Bowers transfers to CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Nashville native and Eastern Kentucky University transfer Nicole Bowers to scholarship papers this week for the 2015-16 season.


Baseball, Headlines

Alford voted Second Team Capitol One Academic All-America ®

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Tyler Alford was voted Second Team Capitol One Academic All-America ®, as announced Monday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Sepulveda ends season ranked 29th in singles

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Angelica Sepulveda ended the season ranked 29th nationally in singles in the final Oracle/ITA National NAIA Rankings of the 2014-15 season published Thursday, unveiling the top 50 national singles players and top 25 national doubles teams in NAIA men's and women's tennis.


Baseball, Headlines

Eight baseball players earn NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eight Cumberland baseball players were named 2015 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes on Thursday. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.50 grade-point-average to be eligible for the award.


Softball, Headlines

Broderick named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Sydney Broderick was named a 2015 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete, as announced by the national office on Wednesday. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior with a 3.50 grade-point-average to be eligible for the award.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Women's tennis ends year ranked 18th

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland ended the year ranked 18th in the 2015 NAIA Women’s Tennis Coaches’ Postseason Top 25 Poll, the national office announced. The Bulldogs were ranked between 18 and 25 in seven of the nine polls through the 2015 season.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Headlines

Basketball hosting pair of summer camps

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University basketball and head coach Jeremy Lewis will offer two camps for boys and girls ages 6-13 this summer at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Cheerleading, Headlines

Cheer/Dance Teams hosting pair of summer camps

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University cheer and dance and head coach Ruth Currie will offer a Community Youth Cheer Camp on June 26 and the program is also hosting an NCA Cheer Camp in July this summer at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer, Headlines

Soccer offering three summer camps at CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University soccer and coaches Kyle Smith and Adam Grant will offer three camps for boys and girls this summer at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field, including a shooting, finishing and goalkeeping camp in July and passing, receiving, dribbling and shooting in June.


Softball, Headlines

Softball announces 2015 camp dates

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball and head coach Heather Stanfill will offer two camps for ages 5-12 as well as a one-day clinic for ages 13-17 this summer at the CU Softball Field.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

CU volleyball sets summer camp dates

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball and head coach Kathy Slaughter will offer six individual and two team camps this summer beginning May 30 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Cross Country, Headlines

Riverdale's Nichols signs with CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Murfreesboro, Tenn., native Cole Nichols to scholarship papers this week for the 2015 season. He is the third signee for the Bulldogs for the upcoming year.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Sepulveda voted Second Team All-American

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Angelica Sepulveda was voted Second Team NAIA All-American, as selected by the NAIA All-America committee and announced Monday by the national office.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Wiseman inks with CU golf

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland golf coach Rich Williams announced the signing of Mt. Juliet native Josh Wiseman to scholarship papers this week for the 2015-16 academic year, becoming the second signee for the Bulldogs for the coming season.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer announces 2015 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Adam Grant announced the squad’s 2015 schedule this week, which includes eight home matches and five contests against teams that participated in last year’s NAIA Championship Opening Round.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Snell becomes seventh CU volleyball signee

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Birmingham, Ala., native Kara Snell to scholarship papers this week for the 2015 season. She is the seventh signee for the coming year for the Bulldogs.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Headlines

Burgos, Gizdić, Nelson earn NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland tennis players Andres Burgos, Alena Gizdić and Dylan Nelson were named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the national office at the conclusion of the national championships last week.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Hogan, Legge named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland golfers Katie Legge and Quincy Hogan were named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the national office at the conclusion of the national championships last week. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.50 grade-point-average to be eligible for the award.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Legge voted Academic All-District

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Katie Legge was voted College Division Academic All-District 2 by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), as announced Thursday by the national organization.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Bulldogs announce 2015 men's soccer schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Kyle Smith announced the club’s 2015 schedule this week, which includes eight home matches and a pair of outings against NCAA Division II institutions.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball announces 2015 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced her team’s 2015 schedule this week, which includes nine home matches and a pair of early season tournaments on the road.


General, Headlines

2015 Hall of Fame nominations now being accepted

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University Athletic Department is accepting nominations for the Class of 2015 Sports Hall of Fame until June 13, 2015. Nominations must be made in writing and include full justification for the nomination, including statistics, honors, awards and any other pertinent information pertaining to the nominee.


Baseball, Headlines

Smith named to MSC Gold Glove Team

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland pitcher Stevie Smith was named to the Mid-South Conference Gold Glove Team, as announced by the league office before last week’s conference tournament in Bowling Green, Ky. Smith is now part of the pool for the Rawlings Gold Glove Team that is announced during the Avista-NAIA World Series.


Wrestling, Headlines

Williams, Stewart receive All-MSC accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Jake Williams earned First Team All-Mid-South honors and senior Scott Stewart was a Second Team selection, as announced by the league office Thursday.


Baseball, Headlines

Alford, Byrd named Academic All-District

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland seniors Tyler Alford and Justin Byrd were voted College Division Academic All-District 2 by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), as announced Thursday by the national organization.


Baseball, Football, Men's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Men's Tennis, Men's Soccer, Wrestling, Women's Basketball, Women's Golf, Women's Soccer, Women's Tennis, Women's Volleyball, Softball, Bowling, Cheerleading, General, Headlines

110 current, former student-athletes set for graduation

LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and ten current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 173rd Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall on the CU campus.


Men's Cross Country, Headlines

Tirado inks with CU cross country

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of LaVergne, Tenn., native Carlos Tirado to scholarship papers this week for the 2015 season.


Baseball, Headlines

Alford, Byrd voted First Team All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland seniors Tyler Alford and Justin Byrd were voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference and Ryan Dickison and Stevie Smith both earned Second Team honors, as announced by the league office during the conference tournament last week in Bowling Green, Ky. In addition, Alford was named the Champions of Character Award winner for baseball.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Broyles, Botts both Second Team All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland juniors Peyton Broyles and Ryan Botts were named Second Team All-Mid-South Conference, as announced by the league office at the conclusion of the conference championships in Bardstown, Ky.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Legge, Burgdorf, Stuckey earn All-MSC accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Katie Legge and freshman Abbey Burgdorf earned First Team All-Mid-South Conference honors and freshman Morgan Stuckey was named Second Team All-MSC for Cumberland, as announced by the league office at the conclusion of the conference championships in Bardstown, Ky.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball ends campaign with 8-6 loss

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – St. Catharine College scored five times in the sixth inning to break open a close game, including two-run singles from Alfredo Bohorquez and Harold Diaz, and Conner Lindsay tossed seven shutout innings of relief for the win in an 8-6 victory over Cumberland on Saturday in the Mid-South Conference Baseball Championships.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

CU improves two spots in Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis moved up two spots to No. 18 in this week’s 2015 NAIA Women’s Tennis Coaches’ Top 25 Poll. The final regular season Top 25 Poll will be released on Monday, May 4 at 4 p.m. CDT. The national qualifiers for the 2015 Women’s Tennis National Championships on May 12-16 in Mobile, Ala., will be unveiled at 5 p.m. on the same day.


Baseball, Headlines

Bulldogs fall 2-0 to LWC

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Chris Erker tossed eight-plus shutout innings, working in-and-out of trouble in the early innings, and Lindsey Wilson scored an unearned run in the third and an insurance run in the eighth in a 2-0 victory over Cumberland in the winner’s bracket final here Friday in the Mid-South Conference Baseball Championships.


Softball, Headlines

Softball season ends with two losses

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Tessa Tomaselli homered and Katelynn Stoll singled home a run, both in the seventh, but Cumberland was unable to plate the tying run in a 3-2 loss to the University of the Cumberlands here late Thursday night at Michael O. Buchanon Park.


Baseball, Headlines

Meadows' gem pushes CU into winner's bracket final

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Clint Meadows tossed a complete-game four-hitter and Phil Stiles and Ryan Simmons each posted three hits and scored twice in Cumberland’s 6-1 victory over 19th-ranked Campbellsville University on Thursday at Bowling Green Ballpark.


Softball, Headlines

Montgomery, Tomaselli named First Team All-MSC

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Kassydi Montgomery and Tessa Tomaselli were voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference and Vienna Benavides earned Second Team honors, as announced by the league office during a banquet at the Corvette Museum here Wednesday night in advance of the conference tournament.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball explodes for 14-2 win

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Tyler Alford and Phil Stiles each doubled twice, Hector Viera and Justin Byrd both drove in three runs and Stevie Smith tossed seven strong innings in Cumberland’s 14-2 victory over Georgetown College here Wednesday in the club’s opening game in the Mid-South Conference Baseball Championships.


Men's Cross Country, Headlines

Rogers signs with CU cross country

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Goodlettsville native Michael Rogers to scholarship papers this week for the 2015 season. Rogers is the first signee for the CU men’s program for next season.


Softball, Headlines

Five softball players earn MSC Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Five Cumberland softball players were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes, as announced Wednesday by the league office in advance of the conference tournament that begins Thursday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Cross country inks Mt. Juliet's Sissom

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Mt. Juliet native Macy Sissom to scholarship papers this week for the 2015 season. Sissom is the third signee for the Bulldogs for next season.


Baseball, Headlines

Seventeen CU baseball players named MSC Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seventeen Cumberland baseball players were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes, as announced Tuesday by the league office in advance of the conference tournament that begins Wednesday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Baseball, Softball, Headlines

Baseball, softball both face Georgetown to open MSC Tournament

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball and softball will face Georgetown College in the opening game of the Mid-South Conference Championships this week in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Bulldogs fall in MSC finals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fourth-ranked Lindsey Wilson swept the doubles matches and won both completed singles outings for a 5-0 victory over 20th-ranked Cumberland in the finals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Tennis Championships on Sunday at Kereiakes Park in Bowling Green, Ky.


Baseball, Headlines

Bulldogs end regular season with 8-5 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tyler Alford posted three hits and two RBIs, Justin Byrd hit a three-run homer and Ryan Dickison belted a two-run shot while Jake Collier pitched into the ninth, as Cumberland salvaged the final game of the series, 8-5, over Georgetown College on Senior Day at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium on Saturday.


Baseball, Headlines

Georgetown sweeps two from CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Georgetown College scored twice in the ninth inning to win the opener and Tyler Arthru tossed a complete game in the second contest aided by home runs from Duran Elmore and Rick Reyes, as the Tigers swept a doubleheader from Cumberland, 6-4 and 4-1, on Friday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Softball, Headlines

Bulldogs swept to end regular season

ST. CATHARINE, Ky. – Krystal Cammuse tossed a two-hit shutout in the opener and Tiffany Wickline and Brittany McKee combined for another shutout in the second game, as St. Catharine College completed a four-game sweep over Cumberland, 6-0 and 4-0, here Saturday at Salt River Electric Field.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Women's tennis wins again to reach tourney finals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won all three doubles outings and Angelica Sepulveda and Jasmine Shankar each posted singles victories, as the 20th-ranked Bulldogs posted a 5-1 victory over Campbellsville University in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Tennis Championships on Friday at Kereiakes Park in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

CU women cruise into MSC semis

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won both contested doubles matches and that was all the 20th-ranked Bulldogs needed in a 5-0 victory over St. Catharine College in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Tennis Championships on Thursday at Kereiakes Park in Bowling Green, Ky.


Softball, Headlines

Late rallies carry St. Catharine to sweep

ST. CATHARINE, Ky. – Madison Gonzalez hit a three-run homer and Leah Newsome allowed one earned run in a complete game, but Carly Benz’s RBI single in the seventh won the opener and a two-run home run from Brandi Hood in the sixth was the game-winner in a doubleheader sweep for St. Catharine College here Thursday over Cumberland.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Men's tennis season ends with 5-1 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andres Burgos and Jarrod Ritson won its doubles match at No. 1, but 19th-ranked Campbellsville University claimed the other two doubles points and singles victories at Nos. 2, 5 and 6 in a 5-1 victory over Cumberland in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Championships on Thursday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Four Bulldogs garner All-MSC accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Angelica Sepulveda, Alena Gizdić and Tarsha de Souza were all voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference and Gisela Amor Garcia was a Second Team All-MSC selection, as announced during a banquet on Wednesday night in Bowling Green, Ky., before the conference tournament that begins Thursday.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Burgos, Ritson voted All-Mid-South

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Andres Burgos was voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference and the league’s Champions of Character Award winner and freshman Jarrod Ritson earned Second Team All-MSC honors, as announced during a banquet on Wednesday night in Bowling Green, Ky., before the conference tournament that begins Thursday.


Baseball, Headlines

CU baseball camps begin June 8

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four different Cumberland University baseball camps will take place throughout the month of June this summer beginning June 8 on the CU campus and running until the end of the month.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Three Bulldogs earn MSC Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seniors Andres Burgos and Antonio Manuel Marcelo and junior Dylan Nelson were all named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes on Wednesday by the league office in advance of the conference tournament that begins Thursday at Kereiakes Park in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Gizdić, Jecker named MSC Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Alena Gizdić and sophomore Franki Jecker were both named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes on Wednesday by the league office in advance of the conference tournament that begins Thursday at Kereiakes Park in Bowling Green, Ky.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball schedule adjusted for this weekend

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball has adjusted its schedule for this weekend’s series against Georgetown College, with the teams now playing a doubleheader on Friday at 1 p.m. and a single game Saturday at Noon, with Senior Day activities for 10 players taking place before Saturday’s contest at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Hogan, Legge named MSC Scholar-Athletes

BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Cumberland junior Quincy Hogan and senior Katie Legge were named Mid-South Conference Women’s Golf Scholar-Athletes by the league office this week here during the conference tournament.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Botts earns Golfer of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Ryan Botts was named the Mid-South Conference Player of the Week on Tuesday after taking low medalist honors at the Bulldog Invitational on April 13-14.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

No. 4 AUM drops men's tennis

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fourth-ranked Auburn Montgomery won all seven contested matches in a 9-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s tennis action Tuesday in Montgomery, Ala.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Bulldogs swept by No. 2 AUM

LEBANON, Tenn. – Second-ranked Auburn Montgomery swept all six singles matches in straight sets thanks to four ranked players and won all three doubles outings in a 9-0 victory over 20th-ranked Cumberland in women’s tennis action Tuesday in Montgomery, Ala.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Broyles finishes third at conference tourney

BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Junior Peyton Broyles carded a final-round 76 and tied for third and freshman Austin Williams posted a 78 for Cumberland at the Mid-South Conference Men’s Golf Championships here Wednesday at Bardstown Country Club at Maywood.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Burgdorf shoots 75, ties for fourth at MSC Championships

BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Freshman Abbey Burgdorf shot three-over par 75 on a windy and blustery Tuesday and freshman Morgan Stuckey finished with a 79, leading Cumberland to a third-place team finish in the final round of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Golf Championships here at Bardstown Country Club at Maywood.


Softball, Headlines

Softball swept at Martin Methodist

LEBANON, Tenn. – Vienna Benavides and Tessa Tomaselli each posted four hits but Cumberland stranded 13 baserunners and dropped a doubleheader, 9-4 and 4-0, Monday evening to Martin Methodist at East Campus in Pulaski, Tenn.


Baseball, Headlines

Bulldogs hold on for 5-4 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tyler Alford drove in a pair of runs with a home run, Cameron Lenz tossed 7.2 effective innings and Curtis Hoppe got the final two outs with the tying run on third base, as Cumberland held on for a 5-4 victory over Bethel University on Monday in a game delayed by rain at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Polston's 74 paces CU at MSC Championships

BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Freshman Zach Polston shot a two-over par 74 and juniors Ryan Botts and Peyton Broyles each shot 77, leading Cumberland in the second round of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Golf Championships here Tuesday at Bardstown Country Club at Maywood.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Legge, Burgdorf lead Bulldogs in second round

BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Senior Katie Legge shot four-over par 76 and freshman Abbey Burgdorf added a 78, leading the Cumberland women’s golf team on the second day of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Golf Championships here Tuesday at Bardstown Country Club at Maywood.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Strode, Stuckey tied for fifth at MSC Championships

BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Freshmen Morgan Stuckey and Savanna Strode each shot five-over par 77 and are tied for fifth and Cumberland stands third in the team standings at the end of the first day of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Golf Championships on Monday here Bardstown Country Club at Maywood.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Broyles, Whittemore both shoot 74

BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Junior Peyton Broyles and sophomore Ian Whittemore each carded two-over par rounds of 74 and freshman Zach Polston shot three-over 75, leading the Cumberland men’s golf team on Sunday at the Mid-South Conference Men’s Golf Championships at Bardstown Country Club at Maywood.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

CU drops 7-2 decision at the Cumberlands

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andres Burgos won in singles and Dylan Nelson and Jose Ortega Vela picked up a doubles victory, but the University of the Cumberlands posted a 7-2 triumph over Cumberland in men’s tennis action Saturday in Williamsburg, Ky.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Bottom of lineup comes through in 6-3 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Twentieth-ranked Cumberland accomplished something it had not done all season, with Nos. 2 and 3 doubles and the bottom four spots in singles winning in a 6-3 victory over the University of the Cumberlands on Saturday in Williamsburg, Ky.


Baseball, Headlines

Walk-off single gives Tigers doubleheader sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nick Morehead struck out 11 in eight shutout innings in the first game and Alex Kline’s RBI single in the bottom of the eighth drove in the game-winner in the second contest, as 15th-ranked Campbellsville University swept a doubleheader from Cumberland, 7-0 and 7-6, in baseball action Saturday at HIG Field in Campbellsville, Ky.


Baseball, Headlines

Error proves costly in extra-inning loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Zach Cole’s fielding error in the bottom of the 10th inning allowed Chris Allen to score from first, giving 15th-ranked Campbellsville a 3-2 victory over Cumberland in baseball action Friday night at HIG Field in Campbellsville, Ky.


Softball, Headlines

Bears spoil Senior Day; CU falls twice, 7-1

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eady Beth Connally posted six hits, four RBIs and three runs scored and Logan Barnes and Sydney Morris combined to allow two runs with 10 strikeouts in a pair of 7-1 University of Pikeville victories over Cumberland in softball action Friday at the CU Softball Field.


Softball, Headlines

Bulldogs split with Pikeville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tessa Tomaselli and Kassydi Montgomery each posted three hits and two RBIs and the duo combined for five runs scored in Cumberland’s 10-6 victory over the University of Pikeville on Thursday at Lebanon High School.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Sepulveda, Gizdić both 21st in latest ITA poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Angelica Sepulveda is ranked 21st nationally in singles and Sepulveda and Alena Gizdić are also 21st in the country in doubles in the latest ITA National NAIA Rankings published Wednesday.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Lebanon's Braden inks with CU soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland interim women’s soccer coach Adam Grant announced the signing of Lebanon native Lexie Braden to scholarship papers this week for the 2015 season.


Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Gaffney named Lindsey Donnell Award winner

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Keaton Gaffney was named the 2014-15 recipient of the Lindsey Donnell Award this week, presented annually to a Bulldog student-athlete who excels in both academics and athletics. The award is given in honor of Lindsey Donnell, a former Bulldog football Little All-American and former professor at Cumberland University.


Softball, Headlines

Softball moves Pikeville series to Thursday-Friday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland has adjusted its four-game series against the University of Pikeville, moving the games to Thursday and Friday this week to try and overcome severe rain chances over the weekend.


Women's Cross Country, Headlines

DuVall inks with cross country

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Huntsville, Ala., native Gavin DuVall to scholarship papers this week for the 2015 season.


Baseball, Headlines

CU baseball canceled at Union

LEBANON , Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball game Wednesday at Union University has been canceled because of continuing rain throughout the southeast. The game will not be made-up this season. This marks the 13th contest lost due to weather this spring for the club.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Lubbehusen signs with CU volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Huntingburg, Ind., native Madeline Lubbehusen to scholarship papers this week for the 2015 season.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

CU drops one spot to 20th in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped one spot to 20th in this week’s 2015 NAIA Women’s Tennis Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, announced by the national office late Tuesday.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Strode shoots 79, places 14th for CU

MT. JULIET, Tenn. – Freshman Savanna Strode carded a final-round 79, placing 14th, and fellow freshmen Morgan Stuckey and Abbey Burgdorf both shot 82 for Cumberland at the Bulldog Invitational here Tuesday at Windtree Golf Club.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball falls short against MMC, 4-3

LEBANON, Tenn. – Justin Byrd posted two hits and two RBIs but Cumberland stranded the tying and/or winning runs on base in the seventh, eighth and ninth innings in a 4-3 loss to Martin Methodist on Tuesday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Field.


Men's Golf, Headlines

CU men, Botts both win at Bulldog Invite

MT. JULIET, Tenn. – Junior Ryan Botts carded a final-round two-under par 69 to take individual medalist honors and Cumberland shot even-par 288 as a team to win the team title as well here Tuesday at the Bulldog Invitational at Windtree Golf Club.


Softball, Headlines

Montgomery earns TSWA weekly honor

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Kassydi Montgomery was named Softball Player of the Week by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association for games from April 6-12.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Bulldog tennis matches canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis matches at Georgia Gwinnett on Tuesday and Brenau University on Wednesday have been canceled because of continuing rain throughout the southeast.


Softball, Headlines

Softball doubleheader canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tuesday’s softball doubleheader between Cumberland and Campbellsville University has been canceled because of extremely wet field conditions at Veterans Field in Campbellsville, Ky. No makeup date has been set for the games.


Softball, Headlines

Montgomery voted MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland sophomore Kassydi Montgomery was voted the Mid-South Conference Player of the Week on Monday after batting .429 with six home runs, 12 RBIs and 10 runs scored in six games last week for the Bulldogs.


Baseball, Headlines

Lenz tosses complete-game in 7-3 win at FHU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cameron Lenz tossed a complete game, allowing no earned runs with nine strikeouts, Ryan Dickison drove in three runs in the first three innings and Cumberland posted five doubles and five two-out RBIs in a 7-3 victory over Freed-Hardeman on Monday afternoon in Henderson, Tenn.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Stuckey, Legge tied for seventh, CU third at Bulldog Invite

MT. JULIET, Tenn. – Freshman Morgan Stuckey and senior Katie Legge each carded scores of six-over par 78 and freshman Abbey Burgdorf shot 79 during Monday’s opening round of the Bulldog Invitational here at Windtree Golf Club.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Kean, Broyles tied for fourth, CU leads at Bulldog Invitational

MT. JULIET, Tenn. – Zach Kean and Peyton Broyles each shot one-under par 70 and Ryan Botts carded an even-par 71, leading the Cumberland men’s golf team Monday at the Bulldog Invitational here Monday. CU leads in the team competition by eight shots over the University of Pikeville.


Baseball, Headlines

Meadows complete game leads 4-2 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Clint Meadows scattered 11 hits in a complete-game victory and Justin Byrd posted two hits with two RBIs and two runs scored in Cumberland’s 4-2 victory over Lindsey Wilson in baseball action Sunday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Baseball, Headlines

Smith, Plunkett lead 3-1 CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Stevie Smith tossed a complete game and Jarrett Plunkett put Cumberland ahead for good with a solo home run in the eighth inning in a 3-1 victory over Lindsey Wilson in baseball action Saturday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Bulldogs fall in home finale

LEBANON, Tenn. – Georgetown College posted victories at the bottom three singles and the last two doubles spots, holding off Cumberland in men’s tennis action in the home finale for CU on Saturday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Women's tennis ends home schedule with win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept the doubles and won the top three singles outings in a 7-2 victory over Georgetown College in women’s tennis action Saturday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Softball, Headlines

Softball splits again at Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Sydney Broderick hit a three-run homer as part of a five-run first inning, as Cumberland won the opener, 12-6, but Georgetown College scored seven runs in the fourth en route to a 10-5 victory in the second game and a doubleheader split with Cumberland in softball action here Saturday at the Tiger Softball Complex.


Softball, Headlines

Montgomery's three homers help softball split

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Kassydi Montgomery hit three home runs and drove in eight runs, Sydney Broderick added four hits and Cumberland split a doubleheader against Georgetown College, winning 9-4 before falling 8-6 here Friday at Tiger Stadium.


Baseball, Headlines

2014 national title team selected as TN Hall of Fame Amateur Team of Year

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s 2014 baseball national championship team has been selected as the by Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Amateur Team of the Year. The club will be honored at the annual banquet on Saturday June 6 at the Omni Nashville Hotel.


Baseball, Headlines

Smith earns TSWA pitching honor

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Stevie Smith was named the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Pitcher of the Week after tossing eight innings and allowing one earned run last weekend at the University of Pikeville.


Baseball, Headlines

Louis Payton Sitting Area ceremony set for April 16

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball will host a dedication ceremony for the Louis Payton Sitting Area just inside the main gate at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium on Thursday, April 16, at 11 a.m.


Baseball, Headlines

Bryan sweeps season series, wins 9-2

LEBANON, Tenn. – Chad Burrows tossed seven strong innings and Bryan College scored four times in the first two innings, including a two-run homer from Kevin Roberts, en route to a 9-2 victory over Cumberland in baseball action Wednesday afternoon at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Baseball, Headlines

Five former baseball players set to begin minor league seasons

LEBANON, Tenn. – With opening day for Minor League Baseball set for Thursday, five former Cumberland players will begin their seasons with Major League affiliated organizations, including Luis Martinez, Will Locante, Aaron Wilkerson, Chipper Smith and Josciel Veras.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball series shifted to Saturday-Sunday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball series this weekend against Lindsey Wilson has been pushed back to Saturday and Sunday with games starting at 1 p.m. both days at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Crouch signs with CU golf

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University golf coach Rich Williams announced the signing of Jamestown, Tenn., native Taylor Crouch to scholarship papers this week for the 2015-16 academic year. Crouch becomes the third signee for the Bulldogs for next season.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball inks USJ product Glassman

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Jackson, Tenn., native Sara Glassman to scholarship papers this week for the 2015 season. Glassman becomes the fifth signee for the Bulldogs for next season.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball wins fifth straight, 5-0 at MMC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cameron Lenz pitched in-and-out of trouble through the first three innings before settling down, tossing seven shutout frames, Hector Viera posted three hits and Ryan Dickison and Conor Dishman both added two in Cumberland’s 5-0 victory over Martin Methodist on Tuesday night in Pulaski, Tenn.


Softball, Headlines

Bulldogs fall twice to Blue Raiders

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kassydi Montgomery collected three hits with a pair of home runs and three RBIs in the opener, but ninth-ranked Lindsey Wilson pounded out 25 combined hits in a pair of victories over Cumberland in softball action here Tuesday at the CU Softball Field.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Headlines

Tennis matches canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Men’s and women’s tennis matches between Cumberland and Martin Methodist scheduled for Tuesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts have been canceled due to inclement weather in the Lebanon area. The matches will not be rescheduled.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Bulldogs sign Station Camp's Smith

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Hendersonville, Tenn., native Moriah Smith to scholarship papers this week for the 2015 season.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Bumbalough inks with CU golf

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University golf coach Rich Williams announced the signing of Cookeville, Tenn., native Travis Bumbalough to scholarship papers this week for the 2015-16 academic year.


Football, Headlines

Football holding tryouts on May 2

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University football would like to invite 2015 seniors who have not yet made a college decision and are interested in playing collegiate football to a tryout on Saturday May 2, at 11 a.m. at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Women win again, 8-1 over Pikeville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept the doubles and posted five singles victories in an 8-1 win over the University of Pikeville in women’s tennis action Saturday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Bulldogs fall to Pikeville, 7-2

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jarrod Ritson posted victories in singles and doubles, but the University of Pikeville won five doubles and two singles matches en route to a 7-2 victory over Cumberland in men’s tennis action Saturday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Baseball, Headlines

Friday baseball game canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – The final game of the series between Cumberland and the University of Pikeville at Johnnie LeMaster Field in Pikeville, Ky., has been canceled due to continuing rain in the area on Friday. The game will not be made-up.


Baseball, Headlines

Dickison's two homers, six hits lead to another sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ryan Dickison went 4-for-5 with two home runs and three RBIs in the first game while Hector Viera added four hits and three RBIs and Justin Byrd posted four RBIs and three runs scored in Cumberland’s doubleheader sweep, 12-3 and 7-5, over the University of Pikeville in baseball action Thursday in Pikeville, Ky.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Sherrick inks with CU volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Ridgecrest, Calif., native Ashley Sherrick to scholarship papers this week with the Bulldogs for the 2015-16 academic year.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Headlines

Thursday tennis matches rescheduled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s tennis matches scheduled for Thursday at the University of the Cumberlands have been rescheduled for Saturday, April 18 at 1 p.m. in Williamsburg, Ky., because of persistent rain in the area.


Softball, Headlines

Thursday softball games canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Due to continuing rain in the St. Catharine, Ky., area this morning and forecasted this afternoon, Cumberland’s softball series at St. Catharine College has been canceled for Thursday and the rest of the weekend. The two teams will reschedule for the final week of April before the conference tournament.


Baseball, Headlines

Big days from Plunkett, Byrd lead CU sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jarrett Plunkett posted five hits with five runs scored, Justin Byrd hit a pair of homers and drove in five runs and Ryan Simmons added three hits and four RBIs in Cumberland’s 10-6 and 11-5 victories over Lindenwood-Belleville on Wednesday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Softball, Headlines

Softball games moved to Thursday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Due to forecasted inclement weather on Friday, Cumberland’s softball series at St. Catharine has been shortened to two games that will be played Thursday starting at 1 p.m. Eastern Time in St. Catharine, Ky.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Polston earns second MSC Player of the Week honor

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland freshman Zach Polston was voted the Mid-South Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week for the second time in three weeks on Tuesday, as announced by the league office.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Women's tennis moves up to 19th in Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up two spots to 19th in this week’s 2015 NAIA Women’s Tennis Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Sepulveda voted MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Angelica Sepulveda was voted the Mid-South Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week on Tuesday after winning all four of her matches for the Bulldogs in outings versus St. Catharine College and Lindsey Wilson.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Botts cards one-over 73, places fifth

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Ryan Botts carded a one-over par 73 to finish fifth and sophomore Ian Whittemore shot 76,leading the Cumberland men’s golf team to a fourth-place showing on Tuesday at the Mid-South Conference Spring Invitational at Stone Crest Golf Club in Prestonsburg, Ky.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Burgdorf, Legge, Strode all finish in Top 20

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Abbey Burgdorf and senior Katie Legge each shot 82 and freshman Morgan Stuckey carded an 85, with Burgdorf tying for 11th and leading the Cumberland women’s golf team on Tuesday at the Mid-South Conference Spring Invitational at Stone Crest Golf Club in Prestonsburg, Ky.


Baseball, Headlines

Three-run sixth carries Tennessee Wesleyan to 6-4 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tyler Albert posted two hits with a double and three RBIs and 13th-ranked Tennessee Wesleyan scored three times in the seventh to regain the lead en route to a 6-4 victory over Cumberland in baseball action Tuesday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Softball, Headlines

Bulldogs drop pair of games at home

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rebecca Miller collected four hits and drove in four runs and Jacqueline Roof added three hits, two RBIs and two runs scored for 19th-ranked Campbellsville in a doubleheader sweep, 5-3 and 7-4, over Cumberland in softball action Tuesday here at the CU Softball Field.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Burgdorf tied for 10th at MSC Spring Invitational

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Abbey Burgdorf stands tied for 10th after shooting an opening-round 80 and senior Katie Legge posted an 84, leading the Cumberland women’s golf team in the Mid-South Conference Spring Invitational at Stone Crest Golf Club in Prestonsburg, Ky.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Kean tied for fourth, CU fourth at MSC Spring Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Zach Kean carded a two-over par 74 and is tied for fourth while Cumberland is fourth in the team competition among 10 teams after the opening round of the Mid-South Conference Spring Invitational on Monday at Stone Crest Golf Club in Prestonsburg, Ky.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Shelton inks with CU basketball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University men’s basketball coach Lonnie Thompson announced the signing of Savannah, Tenn., native Will Shelton to scholarship papers this week for the 2015-16 season.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Bulldogs win 7-2 at SSU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won five singles matches in straight sets and a pair of doubles outings, posting a 7-2 victory over Shawnee State in women’s tennis action Monday in Portsmouth, Ohio.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball signs California product Lerno

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Palomar College product Maci Lerno to scholarship papers this week for the 2015 season.


Wrestling, Headlines

Wrestling inks Ohio native Saul

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University wrestling announced the signing of Ney, Ohio, native Gavin Saul to scholarship papers this week for the 2015-16 academic year.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Men's tennis falls to Blue Raiders

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fifth-ranked Lindsey Wilson swept the singles and doubles matches in a 9-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s tennis action Saturday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Baseball, Headlines

Bulldogs squander great pitching efforts, split at SSU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Clint Meadows allowed one earned run on six hits in a complete game, Ryan Simmons posted three hits and Phil Stiles drove in a pair of runs in a 4-2 Cumberland victory in baseball action Saturday over Shawnee State at Branch Rickey Park in Portsmouth, Ohio.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Sepulveda wins twice but CU falls to LWC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Angelica Sepulveda collected singles and doubles win, but fourth-ranked Lindsey Wilson was too strong, posting a 7-2 victory over No. 21 Cumberland on Saturday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Softball, Headlines

Tomaselli's four hits lead 10-1 CU win

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Tessa Tomaselli went 4-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBIs, Madison Gonzalez belted a three-run homer and Kristen Abell allowed just three hits in five innings in Cumberland’s 10-1 victory here Saturday in softball action over the University of the Cumberlands.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball drops 3-2 decision in extra innings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland scored twice in the top of the ninth to take the lead, but Shawnee State plated single runs in the ninth and 10th to pull out a 3-2 victory over the Bulldogs in baseball action Friday afternoon in Portsmouth, Ohio.


Softball, Headlines

Softball splits at UC

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Kassydi Montgomery was 4-for-5 with three runs scored, Vienna Benavides and Tessa Tomaselli each had three hits and Cumberland stranded the tying and go-ahead runs in scoring position, surviving for a 7-6 victory in the second game of a doubleheader against the University of the Cumberlands here Friday at Briar Creek Park.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Women's hoops visits Chick-Fil-A for March Madness Night

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland women’s basketball team took part in the March Madness Basketball Night this past Monday at the Chick-Fil-A in Lebanon, playing games with kids inside and outside the store on South Cumberland Avenue.


Baseball, Headlines

Five former Cumberland players participate in spring training

LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland baseball players Will Locante, Chipper Smith, Luis Martinez, Aaron Wilkerson and Josciel Veras are all currently in spring training with Major League organizations.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Hall voted Third Team NAIA All-American

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Chelsey Hall was voted Third Team All-American on Wednesday, as selected by the NAIA-Women’s Basketball Coaches Association All-America Committee. Each team – first, second and third – consists of 10 members.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

CU blanks St. Catharine on the road

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis lost just one game combined in singles and doubles in a 9-0 victory over St. Catharine College in women’s tennis action Wednesday in St. Catharine, Ky.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Bulldogs drop 6-3 decision at St. Catharine

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andres Burgos and Jarrod Ritson won their singles and doubles matches, but Cumberland was even more short-handed than normal, playing with just four players in a 6-3 loss to St. Catharine College in men’s tennis action Wednesday in St. Catharine, Ky.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Blue, Fenner, Morrisett named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball players Tasia Blue, Maryann Fenner and Andrea Morrisett were all named 2015 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes on Monday by the national office during the NAIA Championships in Independence, Mo.


Wrestling, Headlines

Hicks named CU wrestling coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the hiring of James Hicks as the program’s new wrestling head coach. He will take over at CU on April 20. Hicks has served the last three years as head coach at Darton State College in Albany, Ga.


Softball, Headlines

LWC sweeps Bulldogs on the road

COLUMBIA, Ky. – Kassydi Montgomery hit a pair of home runs and Brittany Rasmussen belted a three-run shot as well, but Amanda Trampe collected a pair of doubles and three RBIs and Andrea Whelan drove in five runs, as second-ranked Lindsey Wilson swept a doubleheader from Cumberland, 7-4 and 11-2, here Tuesday at Lindsey Wilson Park.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Polston ties for second, Bulldogs place third at TNU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Zach Polston shot even-par 72 and tied for second, sophomore Zach Johnson tied for eighth with a one-over par 73 and Cumberland finished third among 11 teams on Tuesday at the Trevecca Spring Invitational at Hermitage Golf Course in Old Hickory, Tenn.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Polston ahead by one over Kean, CU one back

LEBANON, Tenn. – Zach Polston carded a three-under par 69 to take a one-shot lead over teammate Zach Kean and two others and Cumberland posted a school-record two-under par 286 (on a par-72 course) and stands in second place after the opening round of the Trevecca Spring Invitational on Monday at Hermitage Golf Club in Old Hickory, Tenn.


Baseball, Headlines

Jeffries' two homers power Bryan past CU

DAYTON, Tenn. – Chris Jeffries belted a pair of two-run homers, the second one in the eighth inning, and scored three times in Bryan College’s come-from-behind 9-8 victory over Cumberland here Monday at Senter Field.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

UNOH blanks men's tennis

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tenth-ranked Northwest Ohio swept the singles matches in straight sets and won all of the doubles outings en route to a 9-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s tennis action Sunday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Women's tennis falls to No. 24 Northwest Ohio

LEBANON, Tenn. – Angelica Sepulveda and Tarsha de Souza both posted singles wins over ranked opponents, but 24th-ranked Northwest Ohio posted victories at the last three spots in singles, registering a 6-3 win over No. 21 Cumberland in women’s tennis action Sunday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Baseball, Headlines

Four-run eighth helps CU salvage final game of series

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ryan Dickison’s two-run homer in the seventh tied the game and Cumberland plated four more runs in the eighth, two on wild pitches, to salvage the final contest in a three-game series with St. Catharine College, 7-3, on Sunday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Softball, Headlines

Newsome tosses three-hit shutout for CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland stranded 11 baserunners in the opener, falling 7-6, but Leah Newsome tossed a three-hit shutout and Katelyn Nowakowski drove in the only run with a two-out single in the sixth, helping the Bulldogs split a doubleheader against Shawnee State in softball action Sunday here at the CU Softball Field.


Baseball, Headlines

St. Catharine sweeps baseball Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn. – John Werner tossed a three-hit shutout in the opener and Francisco Gonzalez and Tyler Devine each drove in a pair of runs in the second game, as St. Catharine swept a doubleheader from Cumberland, 3-0 and 6-3, on Saturday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Softball, Headlines

Softball sweeps a pair from SSU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kassydi Montgomery and Tessa Tomaselli belted home runs and Leah Newsome picked up her first win in the second game and Vienna Benavides went 6-for-6 in the doubleheader sweep for Cumberland over Shawnee State, 8-0 and 4-3, in softball action Saturday at the CU Softball Field.


Cheerleading, Headlines

Cheer, dance team tryouts set for April 17-18

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tryouts for the 2015-16 Cumberland University cheerleading and dance squads will be held April 17-18 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center on the CU campus. A clinic will take place on Friday, April 17 from 4:30-7 p.m. and tryouts will be held Saturday, April 18 from 9-11 a.m.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Webster inks with CU volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Johnson City, Tenn., native and Lee University transfer Caprisha Webster to scholarship papers this week for the 2015 season.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Women's golf ranked 25th in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s golf is ranked 25th in the latest NAIA Women’s Golf Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released by the national office. The Bulldogs dropped one spot from 24th from the Preseason Coaches’ Poll released in November.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Cold streak ends season for Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland shot just 16 percent in the first half and scored only one point in the final 8:30 of the first half, falling behind early and never recovering in a 53-38 loss to third-ranked Westminster College in the 2015 NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball National Championship, presented by Susan G. Komen® Greater Kansas City, in Independence, Mo.


Baseball, Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Softball, Headlines

Parking altered for Sunday athletic events

LEBANON, Tenn. – Parking for Sunday’s baseball and softball games as well as tennis matches will be altered due to the Monty Pope memorial service and visitation taking place on the Cumberland University campus in Baird Chapel.


Football, Headlines

DeBoard receives Bickerstaff/Pace Scholar-Athlete Award

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Blake DeBoard received the C.R. Bickerstaff/Coach Bill Pace University Scholar-Athlete Award presented earlier this month at the 49th Annual Awards Banquet of the Middle Tennessee chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.


Softball, Headlines

Weather moves softball series

LEBANON, Tenn. – Due to forecasted rain in the middle Tennessee area for the next two days, Cumberland’s softball series against Shawnee State has been moved to Saturday and Sunday this weekend at the CU Softball Field. Both doubleheaders will begin at 11 a.m. Central Time.


Softball, Headlines

Rockhurst takes two from softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tessa Tomaselli’s RBI double forced extra innings in the second contest, but Cumberland stranded 18 baserunners in the doubleheader, including 11 in the second game, dropping 5-3 and 3-2 decisions to NCAA D-II Rockhurst University on Wednesday here at the CU Softball Field.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball series shifted to Saturday-Sunday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s home baseball series this weekend against St. Catharine College has been rescheduled for Saturday and Sunday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium due to a 60-70 percent chance of rain on Friday in the middle Tennessee area.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Bulldogs ranked 21st in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis made its debut in the 2015 NAIA Women’s Tennis Coaches’ Top 25 Poll this week, coming in at No. 21, as released Tuesday evening by the national office.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Alumni brunch, tournament set for March 28

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball and head coach Kathy Palk Slaughter will host and alumni brunch and tournament on Saturday, March 28 on the CU campus.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Campbellsville posts 7-2 win over CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andres Burgos won his singles and doubles outings, but Campbellsville swept the remaining matches in a 7-2 victory over Cumberland in men’s tennis action Tuesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts. The match was the Mid-South Conference opener for both teams.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Women's tennis opens MSC play with win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept the doubles matches and easily won five singles outings, posting an 8-1 victory over Campbellsville University in women’s tennis action Tuesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts. The match was the Mid-South Conference opener for both teams.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Stuckey, Burgdorf both shoot 83; CU finishes sixth

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Morgan Stuckey and Abbey Burgdorf each carded second-round scores of 83 and Cumberland struggled as a team of the SEKI Invitational on Tuesday, dropping a spot to fifth at Crooked Creek Golf Club in London, Ky.


Wrestling, Headlines

Manning, Paden, Varner all named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Three Cumberland wrestlers were recently named 2015 Daktronics NAIA-Scholar-Athletes by the national office during the NAIA Championships in Topeka, Kan. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.50 grade-point-average to be eligible for the award.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Cumberland opens NAIA Tournament on Thursday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland opens play in the 35th Annual NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball National Championship, presented by Susan G. Komen® Greater Kansas City, on Thursday at 2:15 p.m. Central Time against third-ranked Westminster College at the Independence Events Center in Independence, Mo.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Polston earns Mid-South Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland freshman Zach Polston was voted the Mid-South Conference Men’s Golf Player of the Week on Monday after taking individual medalist honors and helping the Bulldogs win the Battle for the Ridge last week in Bartlett, Tenn.


Baseball, Headlines

Stiles named MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Phil Stiles was voted the Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of the Week on Monday after batting .714 in five games for the Bulldogs from March 9-15.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Sepulveda, Gizdić both ranked in latest ITA poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Angelica Sepulveda is ranked 16th nationally in singles and Sepulveda and Alena Gizdić moved up two spots to eighth in doubles in the ITA National NAIA Rankings released Friday by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. The rankings feature the Top 50 national singles players and Top 25 national doubles teams in NAIA men's and women's tennis.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Women's tennis drops decision to SCAD-Savannah

LEBANON, Tenn. – Trinidad Aguirre recorded a three-set singles win at No. 6, but sixth-ranked SCAD-Savannah collected five singles and three doubles victories en route to an 8-1 win over Cumberland in women’s tennis action Monday in Lawrenceville, Ga.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Men's tennis falls versus SCAD-Savannah

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jose Ortega Vela posted a three-set victory at No. 3 singles, but 23rd-ranked SCAD-Savannah won the remaining five singles matches and all three doubles outings in an 8-1 victory over Cumberland in men’s tennis action Monday in Lawrenceville, Ga.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball unable to complete sweep at the Cumberlands

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jake Collier threw seven strong innings and Curtis Hoppe got the final six outs in the opener but David Groh’s two-out, two-run single in the final inning helped the University of the Cumberlands win the second game and split a Mid-South Conference doubleheader on Monday in Williamsburg, Ky.


Softball, Headlines

Bulldogs split twinbill at FHU

HENDERSON, Tenn. – Tessa Tomaselli went 4-for-5 with five RBIs and Kassydi Montgomery collected three hits and scored four times in Cumberland’s 14-12 victory over Freed-Hardeman here Monday at Morgan Stadium. The Bulldogs dropped the second game of the doubleheader, 10-1, to the Lions.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Stuckey tied for fourth, CU two shots from second

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Morgan Stuckey carded an opening-round 79 and freshman Abbey Burgdorf shot 82, with both players in the Top 10 to lead the Cumberland women’s golf team in the first round of the SEKI Invitational on Monday at Crooked Creek Golf Club in London, Ky.


Baseball, Headlines

Smith gets second win with seven strong at UC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Stevie Smith tossed seven strong innings, Phil Stiles collected two hits and scored four times and Hector Viera, Ryan Dickison and Tyler Alford each drove in a pair of runs in Cumberland’s 8-2 victory over the University of the Cumberlands in baseball action Sunday in Williamsburg, Ky.


Softball, Headlines

Friday softball games canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s softball doubleheader scheduled for Friday against Malone University has been canceled due to lingering and intensifying rain in the area.


Baseball, Headlines

Conference baseball series rescheduled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball series for this weekend at the University of the Cumberlands has been rescheduled for Sunday-Monday because of the continued wet weather covering Tennessee and Kentucky.


Softball, Headlines

Rasmussen's homer helps CU split at Trevecca

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Kassydi Montgomery and Brittany Rasmussen each homered, with Rasmussen’s solo shot to leadoff the sixth inning, and Kristen Abell tossed a complete game, helping Cumberland to a doubleheader split with a 3-2 victory over Trevecca University in game two here Thursday.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Bulldogs set to play No. 3 Westminster

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s women’s basketball will face third-ranked Westminster College in the first round of the 35th Annual NAIA Women’s Basketball Championships on Thursday, March 19 at 2:15 p.m. presented by Susan G. Komen® Greater Kansas City at the Independence Events Center in Independence, Mo.


Baseball, Headlines

Hoppe's strong effort helps baseball split

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Curtis Hoppe allowed just three hits and struck out 11 in a complete game and Justin Byrd, Phil Stiles and Ryan Dickison each drove in two runs, leading Cumberland to a 9-1 second game victory and a split of the doubleheader Wednesday at Bacone College in Muskogee, Okla.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Women's hoops makes field of 32 for NAIA Tournament

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball was one of 32 qualifiers announced Wednesday to take part in the 35th Annual NAIA Championships scheduled for March 18-24 in Independence, Mo. The Bulldogs will learn their opponent, date and time for opening round games tonight at 7 p.m. Central Time at www.naia.org.


Cheerleading, Headlines

Estes, Rice earn Mid-South Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – A pair of Cumberland cheer and dance team members were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes last week, as announced by the league office during the conference championships in Frankfort, Ky.


Wrestling, Headlines

Three wrestlers garner MSC Scholar-Athlete accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Three Cumberland wrestlers were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes last week, as announced by the league office before the NAIA Championships in Topeka, Kan.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Five women's basketball players earn MSC Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Five Cumberland women’s basketball players were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes last week, as announced by the league office during the conference tournament in Frankfort, Ky.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Four men's hoops players named MSC Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland men’s basketball players were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes last week, as announced by the league office during the conference tournament in Frankfort, Ky.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Gizdić named Mid-South Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Alena Gizdić was voted the Mid-South Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week on Tuesday after winning three of her four matches at the AUM Spring Invitational, including both doubles outings.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball drops two in OKC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Matt Young and Miguel Gonzalez combined for a four-hit shutout in the opener and 16th-ranked Oklahoma City scored five runs in the sixth to break open the second game in a doubleheader sweep, 2-0 and 13-7, over Cumberland on Tuesday in baseball action in Oklahoma City, Okla.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Bulldogs drop 8-1 decision to Xavier

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sixth-ranked Xavier University swept the doubles and won five of the six singles in an 8-1 victory over Cumberland in men’s tennis action Saturday in the AUM Spring Invitational at Lagoon Park in Montgomery, Ala.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Second round canceled; Polston, CU win event

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tuesday’s final round of the Battle for the Ridge men’s golf tournament at Quail Ridge Golf Club in Bartlett, Tenn., was rained out, giving freshman Zach Polston individual and team victories in the event.


Wrestling, Headlines

Bulldogs finish ninth, three named All-Americans

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland finished ninth among 43 schools and three Bulldog wrestlers – Jake Williams, Scott Stewart and Kyle Delaune – were named NAIA All-Americans at the conclusion of the national championships, as announced Monday by the national office.


Football, Headlines

Cumberland announces 2015 football schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University coach Donnie Suber released its 2015 football schedule this week, which includes five home games and a pair of road outings against NCAA Division II opponents.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Polston, CU lead at Battle for the Ridge

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Zach Polston carded an opening-round one-over par 71 to lead by two shots and junior Peyton Broyles is tied for ninth after a first-round 76, leading the Cumberland men’s golf team at the Battle for the Ridge at Quail Ridge Golf Club in Bartlett, Tenn.


Baseball, Headlines

Monday baseball games canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s two baseball games scheduled for Monday in Oklahoma City have been canceled due to continuing rain in the area. The Bulldogs are scheduled to play two more contests in the area on Tuesday, with the forecast looking more favorable to play tomorrow.


Wrestling, Headlines

Williams repeats, Stewart loses in final for CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Jake Williams won his second national title at 149 in extra time while Scott Stewart lost in the championship match at heavyweight in the final session of the 58th Annual NAIA Wrestling Championships on Saturday night in Topeka, Kan.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Tigers end CU run at MSC Tourney

LEBANON, Tenn. – Chelsey Hall netted 25 points with three 3-pointers, but third-ranked Campbellsville used a 14-5 run to start the second half to break open a close game and post a 52-45 victory over the Bulldogs on Saturday in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Basketball Championships in Frankfort, Ky.


Baseball, Headlines

Bulldogs sweep Culver-Stockton

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jake Collier and Stephen Fischer both tossed complete games while Tyler Alford driving in two runs with a single in the opener and Hector Viera hitting a two-run homer in the second game in Cumberland’s doubleheader sweep of Culver-Stockton, 5-2 and 4-3, on Saturday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Xavier sweeps singles in 7-2 win over CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won a pair of doubles matches but seventh-ranked Xavier [LA] University swept the six doubles outings en route to a 7-2 victory over the Bulldogs on Saturday at the AUM Spring Invitational at Lagoon Park in Montgomery, Ala.


Wrestling, Headlines

Williams, Stewart will wrestle for national titles

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland seniors Jake Williams and Scott Stewart will both wrestle for national championships and Kyle Delaune won twice on Saturday morning as well, finishing fourth in his weight class at the 58th Annual NAIA Wrestling Championships in Topeka, Kan.


Softball, Headlines

Softball drops two to end tourney

GULF SHORES, Ala. – Vienna Benavides and Kassydi Montgomery each collected three hits and Sydney Broderick belted a two-run homer, but too many mental and physical errors led to a pair of 10-2 losses for Cumberland softball on Saturday here at the Gulf Coast Invitational.


Wrestling, Headlines

Williams, Stewart make national semifinals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Jake Williams and Scott Stewart both reached the semifinals in the main draw with victories in the evening session Friday at the 58th Annual NAIA Wrestling Championships in Topeka, Kan.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Men's tennis falls to William Carey

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eleventh-ranked William Carey swept through the singles and doubles matches, defeating Cumberland, 9-0, in men’s tennis action Friday at the AUM Invitational at Lagoon Park in Montgomery, Ala.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Comeback wins help women's tennis to 7-2 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Angelica Sepulveda, Alena Gizdić and Tarsha de Souza each posted singles victories in three sets and Cumberland swept the doubles in a 7-2 win against 21st-ranked William Carey on Friday at the AUM Spring Invitational at Lagoon Park in Montgomery, Ala.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

J. Wilkerson voted Second Team All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University senior Josh Wilkerson was voted Second Team All-Mid-South Conference in a vote of league coaches released late Thursday after the banquet for the MSC Championships in Frankfort, Ky.


Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Cross country signs Blankenship

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Lebanon native Taylor Blankenship to scholarship papers for the 2015-16 academic year.


Wrestling, Headlines

Williams, Stewart reach quarters at nationals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland seniors Jake Williams and Scott Stewart both advanced in the main draw with wins in the morning session Friday at the 58th Annual NAIA Wrestling Championships in Topeka, Kan. Sophomores Kyle Delaune and Nate Croley also remain alive in the backdraw of the event, which continues Friday at 6 p.m. Central Time.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Barto inks scholarship papers with CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland golf coach Rich Williams announced the signing of Spring Hill, Tenn., native Tessa Barto to scholarship papers this week for the 2015-16 academic year. Barto is the second signee for next academic year for the Bulldogs.


Softball, Headlines

Bulldogs split on first day in Gulf Shores

GULF SHORES, Ala. – Katelyn Nowakowski went 4-for-4, Madison Gonzalez scored twice and Crystal Bryant got the final two outs with the tying and winning runs in scoring position, as Cumberland hung on for a 5-4 victory over Reinhardt University in its second game here Friday in the Gulf Coast Invitational.


Baseball, Headlines

Friday baseball game canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball game Friday against Culver-Stockton has been canceled due to conditioning wintry conditions and the remains of Wednesday night’s snow and ice storm in the area. The two teams are still scheduled to play a doubleheader Saturday beginning at Noon.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Fason hits game-winner in 59-56 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jalita Fason hit the game-winning 3-pointer with 2.2 seconds remaining and paced Cumberland with 18 points in a 59-56 victory over 22nd-ranked University of Pikeville on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Basketball Championships in Frankfort, Ky.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Men's hoops season ends at MSC Tourney

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jarrod Gaston scored 13 points and Paul Williams added 12 while Cumberland cut a 15-point second-half deficit to four with three minutes to play, but Shawnee State ended both halves with 7-0 runs in a 70-59 victory over the Bulldogs on Thursday in the opening round of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Basketball Championships in Frankfort, Ky.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Hall voted First Team All-Mid-South

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Chelsey Hall was voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference in a vote of league coaches announced Wednesday night during the banquet for the conference championships that begin Thursday in Frankfort, Ky.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Stuckey leads CU at Callaway Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Morgan Stuckey shot a second-round 79 and Abbey Burgdorf and Katie Legge each carded final-round scores of 81, with Stuckey and Burgdorf both finishing in the Top 20 for Cumberland over the weekend at the Callaway Collegiate Invitational in Pine Mountain, Ga. As a team the Bulldogs placed sixth out of 11 schools in their first competition of the spring.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball dinner and auction postponed again

LEBANON, Tenn. – With heavy rain, sleet, snow and ice expected in the middle Tennessee area Wednesday and into Thursday morning and frigid conditions for the next two days, Cumberland baseball has again rescheduled its annual dinner and auction that was set for March 5 at the Benton Jennings Indoor Facility. The event will now be held on Thursday, March 19.


Softball, Headlines

CU adds March 13 doubleheader

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball has added a doubleheader against Malone University on Friday, March 13 starting at Noon at the CU Softball Field.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Bulldogs ranked 10th in latest Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland remained in the Top 10 nationally despite an early season loss away from home, coming in at No. 10 in this week’s NAIA Men’s Tennis Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Sepulveda named MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Angelica Sepulveda was named the Mid-South Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week on Tuesday after posting a pair of victories over the weekend.


Baseball, Headlines

Union erases nine-run deficit for victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Union University scored 11 runs in the final two innings, with Parks Flowers belting a two-run homer for the go-ahead runs in Union’s 11-9 victory over Cumberland in baseball action Tuesday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Baseball, Headlines

Tuesday baseball game site switched to Lebanon

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball game scheduled for Tuesday against Union University has been moved to Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium for a 1 p.m. first pitch.


Wrestling, Headlines

Preliminary brackets set for wrestling nationals

LEBANON, Tenn. – The 2015 NAIA Wrestling National Championships preliminary brackets were released Friday afternoon by the national office, with six Cumberland wrestlers in this year’s field. Session One action inside the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka, Kan., is scheduled for Friday, March 6 at 10 a.m. CST.


Baseball, Headlines

Big innings send baseball to 15-9 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Josh Beams doubled twice, drove in a pair of runs and scored twice and Marcus Howard scored three times, as Indiana University Southeast defeated No. 1 Cumberland, 15-9, in a three-plus hour seven-inning game Sunday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Men's tennis splits weekend matches

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sixth-ranked Cumberland won twice in three sets but dropped all three doubles in a 6-3 loss to Tennessee Wesleyan on Friday but rebounded with a 7-0 victory over Fisk University on Saturday in men’s tennis action this weekend.


Baseball, Headlines

Home runs send Bulldogs to DH loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Logan Coughlin belted a two-run homer in the seventh inning for the only runs in the opening contest and Tyler Evans hit a three-run homer in the second contest, as Indiana University Southeast swept a doubleheader, 2-0 and 4-3, against No. 1 Cumberland in baseball action Saturday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Women's tennis sweeps Tennessee Wesleyan

LEBANON, Tenn. – Angelica Sepulveda and Alena Gizdić each won singles matches in straight sets and Cumberland swept Tennessee Wesleyan, 9-0, on Friday evening in women’s tennis action at Fairfield Glade Community Club in Crossville, Tenn.


Softball, Headlines

Softball drops pair of home games

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was unable to deliver timely hits in dropping a pair of games Saturday at home, with 25th-ranked Taylor University posting a 5-1 victory and Tennessee Wesleyan claiming a 4-2 win in softball action at the CU Softball Field.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Menton's 33 points too much for Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tony Menton netted a career-best 33 points and Lindsey Wilson used 9-1 and 13-5 runs to pull away in the second half in a 69-63 victory over Cumberland in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Tolbert's putback provides 50-48 CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Shantanique Tolbert’s putback off an air-ball just before the final buzzer provided the winning points in Cumberland’s 50-48 victory over Lindsey Wilson in women’s basketball action Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Wrestling, Headlines

Four individuals ranked; Bulldogs move up to 17th

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up three spots to No. 17 as a team and four student-athletes earned individual rankings, including senior Jake Williams at No. 2 at 149 pounds in the latest edition of the NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 Poll, the national office announced Wednesday.


Softball, Headlines

More snow cancels Friday softball game

LEBANON, Tenn. – With more than two inches of fresh now on the ground (and the field) on Thursday morning, Cumberland has canceled Friday’s softball contest against Taylor University. The Bulldogs and Knights will play Saturday at the CU Softball Field.


Softball, Headlines

Montgomery's bat, Abell's arm help CU split

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kristen Abell tossed a complete game and Kassydi Montgomery belted a two-run homer and drove in the winning run with a double in the eighth inning, as Cumberland split a doubleheader with Union University on a cold and wet Wednesday at the CU Softball Field.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball adds four games for weekend

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball has added four games to this weekend’s schedule, with the Bulldogs playing doubleheaders on Saturday and Sunday against Indiana University-Southeast at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Baseball, Headlines

Weather cancels baseball games

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland has canceled Wednesday’s baseball game against Georgia Gwinnett due to a state of emergency issued in the Atlanta area this evening because of impending snow, sleet and ice expected on Wednesday.


Baseball, Headlines

Smith's gem leads 5-1 Bulldog win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Stevie Smith struck out a career-best 12 batters in seven innings and Hector Viera and Tyler Alford each drove in a pair of runs in No. 1 Cumberland’s 5-1 victory over Freed-Hardeman on a frigid Tuesday afternoon at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Wrestling, Headlines

Williams named MSC Wrestler of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Jake Williams was named the Mid-South Conference Wrestler of the Week on Tuesday after winning his weight class and earning Wrestler of the Tournament honors at the NAIA East Region Qualifier this past weekend in Fort Wayne, Ind.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Bulldogs drop decision at Lipscomb

LEBANON, Tenn. – Angelica Sepulveda lost in three sets at No. 1 singles and Lipscomb won all of the singles and doubles matches in a 7-0 victory over Cumberland on Sunday at Whitworth Racquet Club in Nashville.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Women's tennis falls in season opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – Belmont won both completed doubles matches and all six singles outings en route to a 7-0 victory over Cumberland in women’s tennis action Saturday evening at the Brentwood Swim and Tennis Club in Nashville, Tenn.


Wrestling, Headlines

Williams wins at 149; six individuals qualify for nationals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Jake Williams won his weight class with ease and fellow senior Scott Stewart lost in the finals at the NAIA East Region Qualifier on Saturday in Fort Wayne, Ind. Austin Meyn, Nate Croley and Kyle Delaune all qualified automatically and Dustin Harris received a wild-card berth into the national tournament in two weeks as well with their performances in the event.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Second-half rally falls short for CU

MARIETTA, Ga. – DeQuan Bond scored a career-best 16 points, DeMario Frazier added 19 points and Josh Wilkerson netted 17, but Cumberland was never able to climb out of a 13-point halftime deficit, pulling within one twice before falling 102-94 to Life University here Friday night at The Eagles’ Nest.


Baseball, Headlines

Collier named TSWA Pitcher of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Jake Collier was named the Pitcher of the Week by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association this week after his nine-inning performance against Missouri Baptist.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball cancels weekend series

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball has canceled its weekend series against Judson [IL] University due to continued inclement weather in the middle Tennessee area.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Headlines

Weather forces changes to CU basketball schedules

LEBANON, Tenn. – The winter weather across the southeast has caused havoc with the Cumberland basketball schedules for this week, canceling one game and rescheduling another.


Baseball, Headlines

Weather cancels baseball games

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball game scheduled for Tuesday at Bethel University has been canceled due to snow and ice covering the entire state of Tennessee and no makeup date has been set at this time. Also, the CU junior varsity contest scheduled for Wednesday has also been canceled.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball dinner and auction rescheduled

LEBANON, Tenn. – With the middle Tennessee area blanketed by snow, sleet and ice on Monday and forecasts calling for more ice and near record lows later in the week, Cumberland baseball has rescheduled its annual dinner and auction for Thursday, March 5 at the Benton Jennings Indoor Facility.


Baseball, Headlines

Bulldogs swept in twinbill

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland committed three errors, leading to six unearned runs in the last two innings of the opener, and Brent Zimmerman went 4-for-4 with four runs and three RBIs in the second game, as No. 9 Missouri Baptist swept a doubleheader from the Bulldogs, 13-5 and 7-3, on Saturday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Men's hoops falls in OT to Georgetown

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Marquel Hickerson forced overtime with a 3-pointer with 2.9 seconds remaining, but ninth-ranked Georgetown College overcame a 14-point second-half deficit and Corey Washburn hit a pair of jumpers in overtime to help the Tigers claim a 91-87 victory over the Bulldogs here Saturday in men’s basketball action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Women's hoops pulls away late for 61-50 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Chelsey Hall netted 20 points, hitting 11-of-12 at the foul line, and Brittany Lawson added 14 points and nine rebounds in Cumberland’s 61-50 victory over Georgetown College in women’s basketball action on Senior Day here Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Baseball, Headlines

Pinch-hit homer spoils Collier's effort

LEBANON, Tenn. – Timothy Cusick’s pinch-hit two-run homer in the ninth tied the game and Eli Roundtree’s RBI single plated the winning run, as ninth-ranked Missouri Baptist erased a three-run deficit to defeat No. 1 Cumberland, 5-3, in 10 innings on Friday here at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Free throws help Bulldogs hang on for win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland connected on 11-of-14 free throws over the final 2:42, with Cameron Prather’s final foul shot with 2.6 seconds remaining sealing the 67-63 victory over Shawnee State in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Bears pull away in second half from CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Mid-South Conference’s leading scorer, Ali Zieverink, tied her season-high with 28 points and 21st-ranked Shawnee State with an 11-0 run en route to a 63-46 victory Cumberland in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Wrestling, Headlines

CU ranked 20th; Williams, Stewart receive individual ratings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 20th in the latest NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 Poll and seniors Jake Williams and Scott Stewart are both ranked in their respective weight classes, as announced late Tuesday by the national office.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball game time changed for Friday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball game Friday against Missouri Baptist has been moved up one hour to 1 p.m. to try and play in the warmer part of the day, as announced Thursday by head coach Woody Hunt.


Baseball, Headlines

Two four-run innings lead to 13-7 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ridge Hoopi-Haslam tripled, homered and drove in four runs and 23rd-ranked Tennessee Wesleyan scored four runs in the fifth and eighth innings, overcoming an early deficit in a 13-7 victory over No. 1 Cumberland on Wednesday in Athens, Tenn.


Bowling, Headlines

Stewart, Chaffin named MSC Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Chris Stewart and senior Danielle Chaffin were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the league office during the conference championships this past weekend.


Bowling, Headlines

Fitzgibbons' eighth-place finish leads bowlers at MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jenn Fitzgibbons finished eighth in women’s singles and Anh Nguyen placed 28th in singles while the Cumberland men’s and women’s teams lost their first two matches in the team competition at the Mid-South Conference Bowling Championships this past weekend in Bowling Green, Ky.


Wrestling, Headlines

Wrestling completes comeback in 20-19 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Dustin Harris won by Fall and Kyle Delaune and Scott Stewart each picked up Decisions in the final four matches, with Stewart clinching a 20-19 Cumberland victory with a 5-2 Decision at 285 in wrestling action Saturday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Baseball, Headlines

Bulldogs cannot hold the lead again, fall 7-6

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tyler Alford and Ryan Dickison each collected two hits and Phil Stiles drove in a pair of runs, but for the second straight day No. 1 Cumberland was unable to hold the lead and had the game-tying run at third in the ninth inning, dropping a 7-6 decision to 14th-ranked Belhaven University on Saturday in Jackson, Miss.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Tigers run away in second half, 70-50

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Uros Benacek scored a career-best 15 points, but sixth-ranked Campbellsville University used a 16-2 run to start the second half and D’Von Campbell netted 26 points, 21 in the second half, and ran away from Cumberland, 70-50, in men’s basketball action here Saturday at the Powell Athletic Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Second-half run not enough in CU loss

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Chelsey Hall netted 23 points with five 3-pointers, but Cumberland started the game just 3-of-22 from the field and was never able to completely climb out of the hole, cutting the deficit to five in the second half before dropping a 68-57 decision to No. 3 Campbellsville University here Saturday in women’s basketball action.


Baseball, Headlines

Big inning sends CU to 7-6 defeat

LEBANON, Tenn. – Angel Concepcion’s two-run single capped a four-run fifth inning to tie the contest and Jake Hillier’s line out plated the game-winner, as Culver-Stockton came from behind the defeat top-ranked Cumberland, 7-6, in baseball action Friday afternoon in Jackson, Miss.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Hickerson's double-double paces Bulldog win

ST. CATHARINE, Ky. – Marquel Hickerson registered 13 points, 11 rebounds and five assists for his first double-double and Telvin Wilkerson added 18 points in Cumberland’s 77-70 victory over St. Catharine College in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at Lourdes Hall.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Hall, Smith, Fason lead road win

ST. CATHARINE, Ky. – Chelsey Hall netted 23 points and Jazmine Smith added 12 points, all in the second half, and Cumberland used an 18-3 run to start to second half to take the lead before holding on for a 61-57 victory over St. Catharine College in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at Lourdes Hall.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball falls in season opener, 11-2

LEBANON, Tenn. – David Mullins tossed six-plus strong innings and Aaron Collazo drove in three runs, as ninth-ranked Missouri Baptist scored four times in the ninth to pull away for an 11-2 victory over No. 1 Cumberland in the Bulldogs’ season-opener Thursday at Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, Miss.


Football, Headlines

Football announces 24 signees

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University football coach Donnie Suber announced the signing of 24 players to scholarships for the 2015 season, including 17 from the state of Tennessee and eight from the middle Tennessee area.


Wrestling, Headlines

Bulldogs fall in dual match at Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kyle Delaune won by Fall and Jake Williams picked up a Major Decision, but fourth-ranked Campbellsville University won the final two bouts, holding off Cumberland, 29-16, in wrestling action Tuesday night in Campbellsville, Ky.


Baseball, Headlines

National championship poster giveaway set for Feb. 14

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University baseball will give away 2014 national championship posters to the first 200 fans on Saturday, February 14 during the opening weekend of home action for the Bulldogs.


Wrestling, Headlines

Stewart second; Williams, Gonzalez fourth for CU wrestlers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Scott Stewart placed second and Michael Gonzalez and Jake Williams both finished fourth, leading Cumberland’s wrestlers at the Missouri Valley College Open on Saturday in Marshall, Mo.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Late run helps Patriots defeat men's basketball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Xavier Owens and Taylor Gover combined for 13 points in the final eight minutes, as 23rd-ranked University of the Cumberlands scored 17 of the final 24 points of the game, breaking open a close game for a 64-52 victory over Cumberland here Saturday in men’s basketball action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Lawson's double-double carries women's hoops

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brittany Lawson posted 20 points and 12 rebounds, both season-highs and Cumberland overcame 24 percent shooting in the second half, failing to net a field goal over the final 9:54 of the contest, in a 49-40 victory over the University of the Cumberlands here Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Pikeville pulls away from Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn. – K.K. Simmons scored 24 points and Kenny Manigault added 16, as second-ranked University of Pikeville used a 16-3 run in the second half to pull away in a 75-54 victory over Cumberland here Thursday night in men’s basketball action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Porter, Pikeville too much for Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kandice Porter posted career-highs with 24 points and 11 rebounds, leading four University of Pikeville players in double figures in a 76-61 victory over Cumberland here Thursday night in women’s basketball action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Bowling, Headlines

Jordan named CU bowling coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the hiring of Lynne Jordan as the school’s men’s and women’s bowling coach effective immediately. Jordan has spent the last four seasons as the boys and girls bowling coach at Lebanon High School.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball season tickets on sale

LEBANON, Tenn. – Season tickets are now on sale for the 2015 Cumberland baseball season, with the Bulldogs playing 29 home games beginning February 13 versus Missouri Baptist at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Wrestling, Headlines

Wrestling takes 37-11 decision on the road

LEBANON, Tenn. – Austin Meyn, Jake Williams, Nate Croley and Kyle Delaune each pinned their opponents while Dustin Harris, Chris Mosher, Peter Donvhev and Scott Stewart each picked up victories in Cumberland’s 34-14 victory over St. Catharine College in wrestling dual match action Tuesday night in St. Catharine, Ky.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Headlines

Men ranked sixth, women 25th in preseason tennis polls

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked sixth in the 2015 NAIA Men’s Tennis Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll and the women are rated 25th in the 2015 NAIA Women’s Tennis Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll, released late Tuesday by the national office.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Men's tennis picked second in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was picked second in the 2015 Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Preseason Coaches’ Poll, as announced by the league office.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Women's tennis picked third in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland received one first-place vote, tallying 38 total points, and was picked third in the 2015 Mid-South Conference Women’s Tennis Preseason Coaches’ Poll, as announced by the league office.


Baseball, Headlines

Broadcast schedule set for 2015 baseball season

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland announced plans this week to broadcast 29 regular season and all postseason games for the 2015 campaign on WANT 98.9 FM or WCOR 1490 AM, with the first broadcast set for Saturday, February 28 against Marygrove College.


Wrestling, Headlines

Williams wins at 149; Holbrook, Delaune both place fourth

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jake Williams swept through the 149 class and Ethyn Holbrook and Kyle Delaune each finished fourth, leading the Cumberland wrestling team at the Mustang Open in Conway, Ark., on Saturday.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Prather, Frazier lead victory over Fisk

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cameron Prather netted a career-high 16 points and grabbed six rebounds and DeMario Frazier added 17 points and 12 boards in Cumberland’s 79-67 victory over Fisk University in men’s basketball action Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Pryor nets career-best 26 points in CU win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Terra Pryor scored a career-best 26 points and Chelsey Hall netted 13, all in the first half, as Cumberland forced 33 turnovers and raced away from Fisk University, 83-34, in women’s basketball action Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Hot LWC shooting sends Bulldogs to loss

COLUMBIA, Ky. – D’on Hall hit five 3-pointers in the second half and scored 20 points overall, leading Lindsey Wilson to a 76-60 victory over Cumberland here Thursday night in men’s basketball action at the Biggers Sports Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Women's hoops survives, 56-54

COLUMBIA, Ky. – Cumberland jumped out to a 16-point lead in the first half and then survived a dismal second period but survived, pulling out a 56-54 victory over No. 19 Lindsey Wilson here Thursday in women’s basketball action at the Biggers Sports Center.


Baseball, Headlines

Annual baseball dinner, auction set for Feb. 19

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University baseball team will host its annual Kickoff Dinner and Auction at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 19 in the Benton Jennings Center on the CU. The evening will include a silent and live auction of baseball memorabilia as well as other donated items, with all proceeds benefitting the CU baseball program.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Headlines

Cumberland announces 2015 basketball community events

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced community and gameday events for the remainder of the 2014-15 basketball season, including Upward basketball day, the annual Breast Cancer Awareness game and a pair of events in association with Cumberland Student Life.


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130 student-athletes named to Fall Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2014 Fall Dean’s List this past week, which includes 130 student-athletes, athletic department personnel and athletic training majors. The honor is reserved for students who have achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the fall semester.


Softball, Headlines

Softball picked fourth in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was picked fourth in the 2015 Mid-South Conference Preseason Softball Coaches’ Poll released Friday by the conference office.


Wrestling, Headlines

Williams, Stewart sweep through CU Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jake Williams and Scott Stewart both swept through their weight classes for victories on Saturday in the Cumberland Open, leading the Bulldogs in the team’s annual home event at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Pikeville surges to victory over Bulldogs

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Fourth-ranked University of Pikeville scored the final eight points of the first half and started the second half with a 23-7 spurt, running away from Cumberland for a 72-59 victory here Saturday in men’s basketball action at the East Kentucky Expo Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Late run pushes Pikeville past CU

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Brittany Lawson and Tamera Giles each scored 12 points and Shantanique Tolbert added 11, but the University of Pikeville used a 16-2 run in the second half to break open a one-point game and post a 69-65 victory over 22nd-ranked Cumberland here Saturday at the East Kentucky Expo Center.


Wrestling, Headlines

Bulldogs fall to No. 12 Lindsey Wilson

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Jake Williams, Michael Gonzalez and Scott Stewart all posted one-point Decisions, but 12th-ranked Lindsey Wilson registered three Falls and one Technical Fall in a 36-9 victory over the Bulldogs in a dual match Friday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Battle at the foul line goes to Patriots

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Jerrod Gaston was the only Cumberland player in double figures with 12 points but the Bulldogs shot just 30 percent from the field and dropped a 62-50 decision to 25th-ranked University of the Cumberlands here Thursday night at the O. Wayne Rollins Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Second-half surge falls just short

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Jalita Fason netted 14 points off the bench and Chelsey Hall added 11 but committed six turnovers, as 22nd-ranked Cumberland shot just 33 percent overall and dropped a 47-43 decision to the University of the Cumberlands here Thursday night at the O. Wayne Rollins Center.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Slow start sends men's hoops to loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Telvin Wilkerson netted a team-high 12 points and Alex Flagler and Paul Williams added 11 apiece, but Cumberland fell behind by 17 points in the first half and never recovered, dropping a 67-59 decision at sixth-ranked Freed-Hardeman on Monday in Henderson, Tenn.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Poor shooting sends CU to second straight loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Thirteenth-ranked Cumberland shot just 36 percent from the field and committed eight second half turnovers while Jenna Adams scored 20 points and grabbed 16 rebounds for No. 14 Tennessee Wesleyan in a 53-48 TWC victory Saturday here at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Wrestling, Headlines

Wrestling falls twice at NWCA National Duals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kyle Delaune upset the No. 4-ranked wrestler at 184 in the morning, Michael Gonzalez and Aric Fernandez both picked up victories in the afternoon and Jake Williams won both of his bouts, but Cumberland dropped a pair of matches at May Mayhem on Friday in Fort Wayne, Ind., eliminating the Bulldogs from the NWCA National Duals.


Wrestling, Headlines

Williams ranked eighth in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Jake Williams entered the NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ rankings for the first time this year at No. 8, as announced this week by the national office.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

CU moves up to 13th in Top 25 poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up three spots to No. 13 in this week’s NAIA Division I Women’s’ Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced late Tuesday.


Wrestling, Headlines

Bulldogs fall in dual match at Life

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jake Williams won a Major Decision in his first match of the year for Cumberland but the Bulldogs dropped a 46-4 match against Life University on Monday in Marietta, Ga.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

RedHawks down CU, 59-50

LEBANON, Tenn. – Martin Methodist put four players in double figures and outrebounded 13th-ranked Cumberland, 53-30, scoring 22 second-chance points in a 59-50 victory over the Bulldogs in women’s basketball action Tuesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Former player, assistant takes over CU volleyball program

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the hiring of Kathy Palk Slaughter as head coach effective immediately. The Sparta, Tenn., native is a former Bulldog player and assistant coach and a highly successful high school coach in the middle Tennessee area.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Wilkerson scores 17, Flagler 16 in 69-53 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Josh Wilkerson netted five of his game-high 17 points during a 10-1 run in the second half and Alex Flagler made two 3-pointers and finished with 16 points in Cumberland’s 69-53 victory over Indiana University-Southeast on Saturday in New Albany, Ind., ending a five-game losing streak for the Bulldogs.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Big comeback falls just short for men's hoops

LEBANON, Tenn. – Josh Wilkerson led Cumberland in scoring again with 11 points, but the Bulldogs shot a dreadful 28 percent from the field, falling behind early again in a 51-48 loss to Concordia College-Selma on Saturday at the Roadrunner Club Classic in Dalton, Ga.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Early hole too big for CU to overcome

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland battled back from a 16-0 deficit to start the game but the Bulldogs shot just 30 percent in the contest, dropping a 53-47 decision to 13th-ranked Dalton State in the Roadrunner Club Classic on Friday night in Dalton, Ga.


Football, Headlines

Twelve football player earn Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Twelve Cumberland football players, tied for second most in the nation, were named 2014 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced Friday by the national office in advance of the national championship game.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Seckel named CU cross country coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the hiring of Jim Seckel as the head coach for men’s and women’s cross country. Seckel has served as the cross country and distance track coach at Franklin Road Academy for the last two years.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Bulldogs fall in another close one, 59-52

LEBANON, Tenn. – Josh Wilkerson scored 12 points but Cumberland shot just 35 percent from the field and was only 12-of-23 at the foul line, dropping another close game, this time 59-52 to eighth-ranked Martin Methodist on Wednesday night in Pulaski, Tenn.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Grant named interim head coach for women's soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced Wednesday that Adam Grant will serve as interim head coach for women’s soccer with the departure of Gavin McKinney earlier this week to Chattanooga.


Wrestling, Headlines

Wrestling coach Allen resigns, Jaime named interim

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University wrestling coach Todd Allen resigned Tuesday, effective immediately, as announced by Director of Athletics Ron Pavan. CU assistant coach Shaine Jaime will serve as interim coach for the rest of the season.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Women's hoops pulls away for 78-65 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Chelsey Hall netted a career-best 30 points with four 3-pointers, Brittany Lawson added 10 points and eight rebounds and Cumberland scored 20 points off turnovers in a 78-65 victory over Reinhardt University in women’s basketball action Tuesday night in Waleska, Ga.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

No. 2 Lewis too much for Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Second-ranked Lewis University got 16 points and 10 rebounds from Mariyah Brawner-Henley and 16 points off the bench by Alexus Grayer and held off a second-half Cumberland comeback, defeating the Bulldogs, 75-59, Sunday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Men's hoops falls on last-second shot

LEBANON, Tenn. – Marquel Hickerson netted 16 points, leading four players in double figures, but Caleb Hardy hit a short jumper under the basket just before the buzzer, giving Bethel University a 65-63 victory over Cumberland in men’s basketball action Saturday in McKenzie, Tenn.


Wrestling, Headlines

Fernandez ranked in latest NAIA poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Aric Fernandez is ranked 16th nationally at 174 in the latest edition of the NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 Poll and individual rankings released Wednesday by the national office.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer ends season ranked sixth

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland ended the 2014 season ranked sixth in the NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Postseason Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Wednesday.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Bulldogs ranked 16th in first NAIA poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 16th in the first regular season edition of the NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced this week, one of six Mid-South Conference teams in the Top 25.


Football, Headlines

Jones invited to D2-NAIA Challenge

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Grant Jones will take part in the D2-NAIA Challenge in Myrtle Beach, S.C., on Saturday, December 20 at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium. The game is part of the new National Scouting Showcase (NSS) and Collegiate Development Football League, LLC.


Football, Headlines

Self one of 10 finalists for Fred Mitchell Award

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Mike Self is one of 10 finalists named this week for the 2014 Fred Mitchell Award, which is provided to the Football Championship Subdivision, Division II, Division III, NAIA or NJCAA place-kicker that excels on the football field and in the community.


Wrestling, Headlines

Gonzalez places fifth at Battle of Rockies

LEBANON, Tenn. – Michael Gonzalez placed fifth and Aric Fernandez won a pair of matches, leading the Cumberland wrestlers at the Battle of the Rockies on Saturday in Great Falls, Mont.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Collins, Pavan named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Karli Collins and Jenna Pavan were named 2014 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes over the weekend, as announced by the national office. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.50 grade-point-average or above to be eligible for the award.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Hamilton, Niebur named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University seniors Ian Hamilton and Rafael Niebur were both named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced over the weekend by the national office. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.50 grade-point-average to be eligible.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Five Bulldogs voted NAIA All-Americans

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Lindsay Kitson garnered NAIA First Team All-America honors while Shauna Gilpin was voted Second Team and Kaitlin Phillips, Reneé LaRose and Olivia Chu were all named Honorable Mention, as selected by the NAIA All-America Committee and announced by the national office Monday.


Wrestling, Headlines

Wrestling drops three Top 10 matches

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nate Croley, Kyle Delaune and Aric Fernandez all won a pair of bouts, but Cumberland dropped three dual matches to teams ranked in the Top 10 nationally – 30-19 to No. 4 Montana State-Norther, 32-14 to eighth-ranked Indiana Tech and 36-13 to No. 3 Great Falls – on Friday in Great Falls, Mont.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Poor first half dooms Bulldogs in loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nineteenth-ranked Campbellsville made 13 3-pointers with four each from Rob Robinson and Miles Rice and never let Cumberland in the game, posting a 73-59 victory over the Bulldogs on Saturday in men’s basketball action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Women's hoops falls in double OT

LEBANON, Tenn. – Caroline Owen made four free throws in the final 19.8 seconds , providing the winning points in fifth-ranked Campbellsville’s 69-66, double overtime victory Saturday over Cumberland on Saturday in women’s basketball action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Bulldogs seal win at foul line

LEBANON, Tenn. – Marquel Hickerson netted 22 points and Josh Wilkerson collected 15, with the duo combining to make 17-of-20 at the foul line, as Cumberland started fast and then held on in the final minutes in a 74-68 win against St. Catharine College in men’s basketball action Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Hall, Smith pace four players in double figures for CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Chelsey Hall posted 21 points and Jazmine Smith added 15, as Cumberland started quickly and withstood a second-half surge from St. Catharine College in a 73-51 victory here Thursday night in women’s basketball action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer season ends with 3-0 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Third-ranked Lindsey Wilson scored twice in the first half and never looked back, posting a 3-0 victory over 11th-ranked Cumberland in the quarterfinals of the 2014 NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championship, presented by the Sports Medicine Center at the Orthopaedic Group, P.C. on Wednesday night in Orange Beach, Ala.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Nay's late goal sends Bulldogs into national quarters

LEBANON, Tenn. – Taylor Nay’s strike from just outside the box found the back of the net in the 78th minute and Kaitlin Kisiloski assisted on the goal and then cleared a shot off the line in the closing minutes in 11th-ranked Cumberland’s 1-0 victory over No. 25 Concordia [CA] University in the NAIA Women’s Soccer Championships Tuesday in Orange Beach, Ala.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Bulldogs hang on for 72-70 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Terra Pryor posted 16 points and Bre Neal grabbed 17 rebounds, as Cumberland built a 14-point second half lead and held on for a 72-70 victory over Middle Georgia State here Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Morgan, Nay, Phillips named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Beth Morgan, Kaitlin Phillips and Taylor Nay were named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes over the weekend in advance of the 2014 NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championship, presented by the Sports Medicine Center at the Orthopaedic Group, P.C., in Orange Beach, Ala.


Baseball, Headlines

Former Bulldogs Conner, Locante honored

LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland baseball player Mark Connor was named the Scouting Director for the San Diego Padres and former lefthander Will Locante was placed on the Arizona Diamondbacks 40-man roster this month.


Wrestling, Headlines

Bulldogs win three times at MTSU Duals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Austin Meyn won all three of his matches and Michael Gonzalez, Dustin Harris and Kyle Delaune were all perfect in their matches, as Cumberland won three times at the MTSU Duals on Saturday in Smyrna, Tenn.


Wrestling, Headlines

Smith, Fernandez both win at Shorter Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tyler Smith won his weight class, Aric Fernandez finished second and JohnMark Reddick and Nate Croley both placed third, leading a group of Cumberland wrestlers at the Shorter Open in Rome, Ga., this past Saturday.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Headlines

Four CU tennis players ranked by ITA

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Antonio Manuel Marcelo, Angelica Sepulveda, Tarsha de Souza and Alena Gizdić are ranked in the ITA National NAIA Rankings released last week by the national organization. The ITA announced the Top 50 national singles players and Top 25 national doubles teams.


Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Gaffney, Reeves earn NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Keaton Gaffney and Chelsea Reeves were named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes this week, as announced by the national office. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and hold a 3.50 grade-point-average or better to be eligible for the award.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Men fall just short against RedHawks, 66-64

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Telvin Wilkerson missed a runner in the closing seconds and the Bulldogs were not able to get off another shot before the buzzer, dropping a 66-64 decision to Martin Methodist in men’s basketball action here Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Hall voted Mid-South Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Chelsey Hall was voted the Mid-South Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Monday after posting 18.3 points and 3.7 assists in three contests for the Bulldogs.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Bulldogs escape on Frazier's desperation three

LEBANON, Tenn. – DeMario Frazier hit a desperation 3-pointer at the buzzer, giving Cumberland a 60-58 victory over Shawnee State on Saturday in men’s basketball action at Frank and Janis Waller Gymnasium in Portsmouth, Ohio.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Hall's 26 points lead to another road victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Chelsey Hall posted 26 points with five 3-pointers and was the only Cumberland player in double figures, as the Bulldogs won for the third straight year at Shawnee State, posting a 64-54 victory on Saturday at Frank and Janis Waller Gymnasium.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Bulldogs advance to Orange Beach again with 5-0 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Emily Shires scored twice and assisted on another goal, as 11th-ranked Cumberland broke open a close match with three goals in a 20-minute stretch of the second half en route to a 5-0 victory over the University of Rio Grande in the NAIA Championship Women’s Soccer Opening Round here Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Second-half swoon sends men's hoops to loss

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Eighth-ranked Georgetown outscored Cumberland, 46-22, in the second half, overcoming a halftime deficit and defeating the Bulldogs, 74-54, in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at Davis-Reid Alumni Gym.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Second-half rally carries CU to 63-55 road win

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Brittany Lawson posted 16 points and four blocks, Bre Neal added 12 points and nine rebounds and Jazmine Smith scored 12 points as well, as Cumberland used a 12-2 spurt in the second half to take a 63-55 victory over No. 17 Georgetown College here Thursday at Davis-Reid Alumni Gym.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Phillips earns Capitol One Academic All-America ® accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Kaitlin Phillips earned Second Team Capitol One Academic All-America ® honors for women’s soccer, as announced this week by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).


Football, Headlines

Twenty-three football players named Mid-South Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Twenty-three Cumberland football players were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes this week, including 16 letterwinners from this year’s club. Student-athletes must be a sophomore, junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.25 grade-point-average to be eligible for the award.


Football, Headlines

DeBoard, Dauscha, Jones, Jernigan, Self all voted First Team All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Blake DeBoard, Justus Dauscha, Nathan Jernigan, Grant Jones and Mike Self were all voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference West and Cayman Russell earned Second Team honors, as announced by the league office Wednesday.


General, Headlines

Cumberland earns Five-Star recognition from NAIA

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University was one of 168 schools recognized as Five-Star Institutions by the NAIA recently for displaying the five core values of Champions of Character, the national organization’s program for leadership and sportsmanship within athletic competition.


Softball

Bulldogs ink Torregano for 2016

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Laurel, Md., native Imani Torregano to scholarship papers for the 2015-16 academic year.


Wrestling, Headlines

Smith places sixth at Central Missouri Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tyler Smith won five matches, finishing sixth, and Kyle Delaune, Michael Gonzalez and Austin Meyn each posted two victories for Cumberland wrestling at the Central Missouri Open this past Sunday in Warrensburg, Mo.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Wilkerson's 19 points not enough for men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Josh Wilkerson posted 19 points and Tylor Owens added 12, but Cameron Lewis led four Freed-Hardeman players in double figures with 24 points and the Lions used a 15-4 run midway through the second half to take an 81-66 victory over Cumberland in men’s basketball action Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Hall, Tolbert both score in double-digits in loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Chelsey Hall scored 20 points and Shantanique Tolbert posted 12 and seven rebounds off the bench, but Hayley Newby tallied 31 points and Grace Alonso de Armino added 14 points and 12 boards in second-ranked Freed-Hardeman’s 68-58 victory over Cumberland here Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

CU hosting Rio Grande in NAIA Opening Round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer will host the University of Rio Grande in the NAIA Championship Opening Round this Saturday at 1 p.m. at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field. The NAIA announced the 30-team Opening Round field this afternoon.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer ranked 11th in Coaches' Poll, third in Modified RPI

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 11th in the final regular season NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll but the Bulldogs are third in the last Modified RPI, with both rankings released Sunday by the national office.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Life runs away from Bulldogs in second half

LEBANON, Tenn. – Life University broke open a close game with a 19-5 run and lived up to the nickname, the Running Eagles, in an 87-70 victory over Cumberland here Saturday night in men’s basketball action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Football, Headlines

Football drops 51-28 decision on Senior Day

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brandon Jones rushed 35 times for 204 yards and two touchdowns and Alderson Broaddus gained 340 yards on the ground with four touchdowns, ruining Senior Day with a 51-28 victory over Cumberland here Saturday at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Bulldogs fall in conference tournament finals

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Shauna Gilpin netted her 18th goal of the season, but fourth-ranked Lindsey Wilson converted two penalty kicks and a free kick, scoring twice in the final 10 minutes to break open a close match and defeat No. 9 Cumberland, 5-1, in the finals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Championships here Friday at Finley Stadium.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball season ends with 3-0 loss to Lindsey Wilson

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Rylee Butler finished with seven kills and Michelle Evans added four, but Cumberland could not overcome 14 kills from Yennifer Ramirez and 12 by Nadelina Nesheva, as ninth-ranked Lindsey Wilson swept the Bulldogs in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Volleyball Championships here Friday at the Powell Athletic Center.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Men's soccer falls in semifinals, 2-1

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – St. Catharine College scored twice in the first six minutes of the match and held on from there, defeating Cumberland, 2-1, in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Championships here Thursday at Finley Stadium.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Nay's first half goal carries Bulldogs in 1-0 win

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Taylor Nay scored in the 34th minute and ninth-ranked Cumberland dominated play after the first 15 minutes, taking a 1-0 victory over Campbellsville University here on a cold and windy Thursday in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Championships at Finley Stadium.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Owens garners Mid-South Freshman of the Year accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Marty Owens was voted Mid-South Conference Freshman of the Year and Owens and Patrick Carr earned First Team All-MSC accolades while Josh Armstrong, Elliot Goodwin and Rodrick Zacharias were named Second Team All-Conference, as announced by the league office Thursday morning.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Seven volleyball players earn MSC Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seven Cumberland University volleyball players were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes on Thursday, as announced by the league office heading into the conference tournament this weekend in Campbellsville, Ky.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Gilpin voted Player of the Year, Shires earns Freshman of the Year

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Shauna Gilpin was voted Mid-South Conference Player of the Year, Emily Shires earned Freshman of the Year honors and Lindsay Kitson, Olivia Chu, Taylor Nay, Kaitlin Phillips, Mackenzie Keele, Reneé LaRose, Gilpin and Shires all garnered First Team All-MSC accolades, as announced Thursday morning by the league office.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Hamilton receives Champions of Character Award for men's soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Ian Hamilton was named the Mid-South Conference Champions of Character Award winner for men’s soccer on Wednesday, as announced by the league office.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Eight men's soccer players named MSC Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eight Cumberland University men’s soccer players were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes on Wednesday, as announced by the league office heading into the semifinals of the conference tournament in Campbellsville, Ky.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Ten women's soccer players earn MSC Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ten Cumberland University women’s soccer players were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes on Wednesday, as announced by the league office heading into the semifinals of the conference tournament in Campbellsville, Ky.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Bulldogs struggle but win again, 74-63

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tylor Owens netted 11 points and DeQuan Bond added 10, but Cumberland missed 14-of-26 free throws and committed 18 turnovers but still posted a 74-63 victory over Oakwood University in men’s basketball action Tuesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Balanced attack paces CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Bre Neal collected 10 points and nine rebounds, Ngodoo Itiavkase posted 11 points and nine Cumberland players netted seven or more points in an 86-31 victory over Oakwood University in women’s basketball action Tuesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer drops to ninth in Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped three spots to ninth in this week’s NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday.


Baseball, Headlines

Cumberland No. 1 in Preseason Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked No. 1 in the 2015 NAIA Baseball Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday. The Bulldogs collected 19-of-20 first-place votes and 560 total points en route to its sixth No. 1 ranking since 2000.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Nay earns TSWA Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Taylor Nay was named the Women’s Soccer Player of the Week by the Tennessee Sportswriters Association on Tuesday, scoring twice in the quarterfinals of the conference tournament for the Bulldogs.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Hall's 27 points lead 67-54 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Chelsey Hall collected 27 points and six assists and Terra Pryor added 12 points, 12 rebounds and four steals in Cumberland’s 67-54 victory over Oakwood University late Saturday night in Huntsville, Ala.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Golf inks East Robertson's Lazenby

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland golf coach Rich Williams announced the signing of Cross Plains, Tenn., native Delaney Lazenby this week to scholarship papers for the 2015-16 academic year.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Hamilton earns Mid-South Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland keeper Ian Hamilton was voted the Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday for the second time this season after registering a pair of shutouts for the Bulldogs.


Wrestling, Headlines

Resendiz, Gonzalez, Smith all place fourth at Patriot Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Robbie Resendiz, Michael Gonzalez and Tyler Smith all placed fourth in their respective weight classes, leading the Cumberland wrestling team Saturday at the Patriot Open in Williamsburg, Ky.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Women's golf ranked in Preseason Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland made its debut at No. 24 in the 2014-15 NAIA Women’s Golf Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Friday.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Madut, Gaffney pace harriers at MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Garang Madut finished 37th and junior Keaton Gaffney placed 38th, leading the Cumberland cross country teams at the Mid-South Conference Championships on Saturday at Earl Thomas Conley Riverside Park in Portsmouth, Ohio.


Football, Headlines

Bulldogs fall short against Reinhardt, 35-28

LEBANON, Tenn. – Broc Loveless rushed for two touchdowns and threw for another, accounting for 249 yards of total offense on a day where the senior played with a heavy heart, but Reinhardy amassed 275 yards on the ground and four TDs in a 35-28 victory over No. 19 Cumberland here Saturday at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Marr's hat trick leads 8-0 men's soccer victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Alex Marr posted a hat trick and Josh Armstrong handed out four assists, as Cumberland completely dominated the University of Pikeville in an 8-0 win here Friday in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Championships at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Nay's two goals carry Bulldogs in 4-0 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Taylor Nay scored twice in the second half and sixth-ranked Cumberland dominated play from the outset, posting a 4-0 victory over St. Catharine College in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Championships here Friday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Four cross country runners earn Mid-South Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland cross country runners – David Cheers, Keaton Gaffney, Chelsea Reeves and Alesa Steiner – were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the league office Friday.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

CU falls on Senior Night, 3-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Michelle Evans collected nine kills and Abby Shaw added six, but Cumberland was unable to overcome Campbellsville University’s .225 hitting percentage in a 3-0 Tigers victory over the Bulldogs in volleyball action Thursday on Senior Night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Gaston, Benacek lead 83-70 victory

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Jerrod Gaston recorded 16 points, all in the second half, and Uros Benacek added 14 points and 10 rebounds, both guys off the bench, in Cumberland’s 83-70 victory over Fisk here Thursday night at Henderson Johnson Gymnasium.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Six players net double figures in 88-55 win

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Freshman Tamera Giles led six players in double figures with 17 points and she added 13 rebounds, as Cumberland scored 27 points off 24 Fisk turnovers in an 88-55 victory here Thursday night at Henderson Johnson Gymnasium.


Football, Headlines

Gurchiek voted Academic All-District

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Reed Gurchiek was voted to the Capital One Football Academic All-District 2 team this week. He now enters the pool of players from around the country to be selected Academic All-America next month.


Softball, Headlines

Softball announces 2015 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the team’s 2015 schedule this week, which includes 20 home games and three straight home doubleheaders to begin the campaign.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Second-half surge sends Bulldogs to season-opening loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – DeMario Frazier posted his first career double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds, but Indiana University Southeast used a 19-1 run midway through the second half to break open a close game and win 92-80 in men’s basketball action Wednesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Football, Headlines

Jones named TSWA Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Grant Jones was named the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Defensive Player of the Week on Tuesday after collecting a career-best 12 tackles and intercepting a pair of passes at Bethel University.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Women fall on last-second putback

LEBANON, Tenn. – Chelsey Hall scored 15 points and Terra Pryor added 11, but Middle Georgia’s Jaylyn Jones grabbed a rebound and scored the winning bucket with 1.8 seconds remaining, giving the Knights a 60-58 victory over the Bulldogs on Tuesday night in Cochran, Ga.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball swept by St. Catharine

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rylee Butler finished with six kills and Abby Shaw posted five, but Cumberland posted more errors than kills for the third consecutive outing in a 3-0 loss to St. Catharine College in volleyball action Tuesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

McNamara scores twice in 3-0 CU win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara scored twice and Marty Owens added a goal and an assist, as Cumberland won its final regular season match with a 3-0 victory over Ohio Christian on Tuesday in Circleville, Ohio.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

CU drops to No. 6 in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – After dropping its first match of the season a week ago, Cumberland dropped out of the top spot and is ranked sixth in this week’s NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday.


Baseball, Headlines

Bulldogs picked first in MSC Preseason Baseball Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Defending NAIA champion Cumberland was picked to win the Mid-South Conference baseball regular season in a poll of league coaches released Tuesday by league officials.


Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer, Headlines

MSC Soccer Championship brackets announced

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s women will face St. Catharine College and the men play the University of Pikeville, both at home Friday in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer falls again, 1-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Pauline Quesson scored unassisted in the fourth minute and ninth-ranked Northwestern Ohio held on for a 1-0 victory over No. 1 Cumberland, giving the Bulldogs their second straight loss Monday in Lima, Ohio.


Football, Headlines

Football drops seven spots to No. 19

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped seven spots to No. 19 in the eighth regular season edition of the 2014 NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Monday.


Wrestling, Headlines

Delaune leads Bulldogs at Mountaineer Duals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kyle Delaune pinned Appalachian State’s Tyler Radford at 197 but otherwise it was a frustrating day for Cumberland, who lost to three Division I schools – Appalachian State, Buffalo and Gardner-Webb – on Saturday in Boone, N.C.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Bulldogs start quickly, post season-opening win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Newcomer Bre Neal posted 15 points and 10 rebounds and Terra Pryor knocked down four 3-pointers and netted 14 points, as Cumberland forced 20 turnovers and turned those in 29 points in a season-opening 67-41 victory over Bryan College on Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Football, Headlines

Bulldogs blitzed at Bethel

MCKENZIE, Tenn. – Devan Raymer rushed for 190 yards and one touchdown and Kerry Sellers II carried 17 times for 128 yards and three touchdowns, as Bethel accumulated 444 yards on the ground in a 49-14 victory over No. 12 Cumberland here Saturday at Wildcat Stadium.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Women's tennis wins twice at MSC Fall Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tarsha de Souza and Alena Gizdić swept a pair of singles matches and Cumberland won twice at the Mid-South Conference Fall Invitational last weekend in Williamsburg, Ky.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Bulldogs fall at No. 16 Georgetown

LEBANON, Tenn. – Samantha Hendricks and Abby Shaw both collected five kills and Amanda Worrell added four, but Cumberland was unable to overcome nine kills from Caraline Maher and eight apiece by Allyson Wilbourn and Corri Muha in 16th-ranked Georgetown College’s 3-0 victory in volleyball action Thursday night in Georgetown, Ky.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Morgan, LaRose, Phillips named Academic All-District

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Beth Morgan, Reneé LaRose and Kaitlin Phillips were all voted to the Capital One Women’s Soccer Academic All-District 2 team this week. The group will now enter the pool of players from around the country to be selected Academic All-American next month.


Baseball, Headlines

CU announces 2015 baseball schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball coach Woody Hunt announced the 2015 schedule this week, which includes 29 home games and 26 contests against teams that played in last season’s NAIA Championship Opening Round.


Wrestling, Headlines

Gonzalez, Linton, Delaune all ranked in Preseason Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Michael Gonzalez, Kyle Delaune and Cody Linton were all ranked in their respective weight classes as part of the NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Preseason Top 20 Poll released last week by the national office.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

CU drops 3-0 decision at the Cumberlands

LEBANON, Tenn. – Michelle Evans and Michelle Daniels posted five kills apiece and Karli Collins collected nine digs, but Cumberland committed more errors than kills in a 3-0 loss Tuesday night against the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Ky.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Bulldogs remain No. 1 in latest NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland remained No. 1 for the fourth straight week in the NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday. This week’s poll includes matches through Sunday, October 26.


Football, Headlines

Self earns MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Mike Self was voted the Mid-South Conference Special Teams Player of the Week on Monday after booting a pair of field goals and averaging 40.0 yards per punt against Campbellsville University.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Men's basketball selected eighth in MSC Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was picked eighth in the Mid-South Conference Men’s Basketball Preseason Coaches’ Poll announced recently by the league office.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Women's hoops picked fourth in MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was picked fourth in the Mid-South Conference Women’s Basketball Preseason Coaches’ Poll announced recently by the league office.


Football, Headlines

Bulldogs move up three spots to No. 12

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up three spots to No. 12 in this week’s NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Monday. The Bulldogs defeated No. 23 Campbellsville University, 27-17, at home this past week.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Winning streak ends in 6-1 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Lyana Perez scored twice on rebounds in a span of 32 seconds, erasing an early goal by No. 1 Cumberland, and seventh-ranked Lindsey Wilson came out of their season-long scoring doldrums with a 6-1 victory over the Bulldogs here Monday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Second-half goals send CU to loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Marty Owens scored in the first four minutes for an early lead, but West Alabama equalized just before the half and then poured on the offense in the second half, posting a 7-1 victory over the Bulldogs in men’s soccer action Sunday in Livingston, Ala.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Harp, Madut lead harriers at St. Louis Fall Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Garang Madut placed 36th and sophomore Tanner Harp finished 52nd, leading the Cumberland cross country teams at the St. Louis Fall Classic on Saturday in St. Louis, Mo.


Football, Headlines

CU finds a way in 27-17 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland forced three turnovers, Donovan Norfleet picked up a fumble and ran 61 yards for a touchdown and Brian Reynolds rushed 40 yards for a score on a fake punt, as No. 15 Cumberland scored three times in the second half in a 27-17 victory over No. 23 Campbellsville University here Saturday at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer taking donations for Parkinson's at Monday's match

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer will accept donations for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research at this Monday’s match against Lindsey Wilson at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball falls in four to Tennessee Temple

LEBANON, Tenn. – Michelle Evans posted 14 kills and Rylee Butler added 11, but Cumberland was unable to finish off sets, dropping a 3-1 decision to Tennessee Temple in volleyball action Friday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Bulldogs push win streak to a dozen

LEBANON, Tenn. – Emily Shires and Taylor Nay both scored in the first half but top-ranked Cumberland looked sluggish in a 2-0 victory over Asbury University in women’s soccer action Thursday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Football, Headlines

CU Student Development supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University Division of Student Development is encouraging all fans attending this week’s Homecoming football game against Campbellsville University to wear pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Kick-off is set for 1:30 p.m. at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer No. 1 nationally for third straight week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland remained No. 1 for the third straight week in the NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll and were ranked third in the Women's Soccer Modified Ratings Percentage Index (MRPI) released Wednesday by the national office.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Legge, team both finish second at RedHawk

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Katie Legge shot a final-round 74, placing second individually, leading four Cumberland players in the Top 10 and the team to a second-place showing in the final round of the RedHawk Fall Classic on Tuesday at Lawrenceburg Country Club in Lawrenceburg, Tenn.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Botts shoots 68 in second round at RedHawk

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Ryan Botts carded a three-under par 68 in the final round, tying for third, and sophomore Zach Johnson tied for ninth at the RedHawk Fall Classic on Tuesday at Lawrenceburg Country Club in Lawrenceburg, Tenn.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Bulldogs dominate in 8-0 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara scored twice and Josh Armstrong handed out three assists, as Cumberland won for the eighth time in nine matches in an 8-0 victory over Brescia University in men’s soccer action Tuesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Johnson tied for fourth at RedHawk

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Zach Johnson shot even-par 71 while sophomore Zach Kean and freshman Austin Williams each posted one-over par rounds of 72, leading the Cumberland men’s golf team in the first round of the RedHawk Fall Classic on Monday at Lawrenceburg Country Club in Lawrenceburg, Tenn.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Legge tied for second after opening round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Katie Legge carded a four-over par 76 and is tied for second overall while all five Cumberland players are in the Top 10 after the first round of the RedHawk Fall Classic at Lawrenceburg Country Club in Lawrenceburg, Tenn.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Sheen earns MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Sam Sheen was voted the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after scoring five goals in a pair of matches for the Bulldogs.


Football, Headlines

Football drops four spots to No. 15

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped four spots to No. 15 in this week’s 2014 NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Monday after a 34-16 loss to seventh-ranked Faulkner University.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Madut, Harp lead Bulldogs at Berry Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Garang Madut finished 43rd and Tanner Harp was 76th while Keaton Gaffney and Alesa Steiner both placed in the Top 100, leading the Cumberland cross country squads in the 19-team Berry Invitational on Saturday in Mount Berry, Ga.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Shaw, Evans post double-digit kills in 3-1 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Abby Shaw collected 14 kills and Michelle Evans added 10, but Tiffany Jackson and Paige Zelich each posted 10 kills in Shawnee State’s 3-1 victory over the Bulldogs on Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

First-half barrage carries men's soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kurt Pierce and Sam Sheen scored two goals apiece and Josh Armstrong handed out three assists in Cumberland’s 8-1 victory over Fisk University in men’s soccer action Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Football, Headlines

Bulldogs lose both QBs in 34-16 setback

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Cumberland played perhaps its best first half of the season but lost both quarterbacks to injury in the first half and No. 7 Faulkner scored 27 straight points in the second half in a 34-16 victory over the No. 11 Bulldogs here Saturday at Billy D. Hilyer Stadium.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Sheen's hat trick leads Bulldogs victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sam Sheen netted his first three goals of the season for a hat trick and Marty Owens scored a goal and assisted on another in Cumberland’s 4-0 win over Georgetown College in men’s soccer action Friday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Chu scores twice, assists on another in 4-0 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Olivia Chu scored twice and assisted on another goal and Kaitlin Phillips handed out a pair of assists, as No. 1 Cumberland came out slugging but scored four times in the second half in a 4-0 victory over Georgetown College on Friday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Evans posts nine kills in loss to Trevecca

LEBANON, Tenn. – A controversial point late in the first set went against Cumberland and Katelyn Atkinson posted 18 kills and 19 digs for Trevecca University in a 3-0 Trojans victory over the Bulldogs on Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Bulldogs swept at Lindsey Wilson

LEBANON, Tenn. – Yennifer Ramirez posted 10 kills and Makenzie Montano and Nadelina Nesheva both added nine in eighth-ranked Lindsey Wilson’s 3-0 victory over Cumberland in volleyball action Tuesday night at Biggers Sports Center in Columbia, Ky.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Legge places fifth, team second at MSC Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Katie Legge carded a final-round 78, finishing fifth overall, and all five Cumberland golfers placed in the Top 21 individually, leading to a second-place showing as a team at the Mid-South Conference Fall Invitational on Tuesday at Bardstown Country Club at Maywood in Bardstown, Ky.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Botts, Broyles lead CU in second round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Juniors Ryan Botts and Peyton Broyles both shot six-over par 78, but Cumberland fell off in the standings and finished eighth at the Mid-South Conference Fall Invitational on Tuesday at Bardstown Country Club at Maywood in Bardstown, Ky.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Former player Wang back in action in Hong Kong

LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland soccer and football player Yue Wang is now playing professionally in the Hong Kong First Division League for Citizens FC.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball set to host annual pancake breakfast, garage sale

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland baseball team will hold its annual Pancake Breakfast and Garage Sale on the CU campus from 6 a.m. until Noon on Saturday, November 1.


Football, Headlines

Russell named TSWA Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. –Cumberland’s Cayman Russell was named the Tennessee Sportswriters Association Defensive Player of the Week on Tuesday after blocking a pair of extra points in a 47-46 victory at Union College, including the potential tying point-after with 2:04 remaining in the contest.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Legge, Taylor both in Top 10 after first round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Katie Legge shot nine-over par 81 and trails the leader by three shots while senior Lindsey Taylor is tied for ninth, leading the Cumberland women’s golf team at the Mid-South Conference Fall Invitational at Bardstown Country Club at Maywood in Bardstown, Ky.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Botts tied for 15th at MSC Fall Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Ryan Botts carded a seven-over par 79, tied for 15th overall, on a wet and windy day but is just four shots from second place at the Mid-South Conference Fall Invitational at Bardstown Country Club at Maywood in Bardstown, Ky. The final round takes place Tuesday in the conference’s fall tournament.


Football, Headlines

Football moves up one more spot to No. 11

LEBANON, Tenn. – After winning its fourth consecutive game on Saturday and second straight in come-from-behind fashion, Cumberland moved up one spot to No. 11 in the 2014 NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Monday.


Softball, Headlines

CU softball hosting College Coaches Skills Camp

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will host the College Coaches Skills Camp on Sunday, November 16, on the CU campus, a one-day event for high school softball players that will feature college coaches from Alabama, Belmont, Tennessee Tech and Bellarmine University among others.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball falls in four sets at Pikeville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Karli Collins collected 18 digs and Michelle Evans posted a team-high nine kills, but Cumberland again struggled with errors, committing 46 in a 3-1 loss at the University of Pikeville on Saturday in Pikeville, Ky.


Football, Headlines

Bulldogs win seesaw affair, 47-46

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. – Broc Loveless rushed for three touchdowns, Reed Gurchiek carried 42 yards for the winning score and Cayman Russell blocked two extra points, including the potential game-tying attempt with 2:04 remaining, preserving 12th-ranked Cumberland’s 47-46 victory over Union College here Saturday at Williamson Stadium-Burch/Nau Field.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Weather cancels soccer match

LEBANON, Tenn. – After exploring multiple options, including playing on the practice field, persistent rain over the course of the week and Saturday morning has canceled Cumberland’s men’s soccer match against Fisk University.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Evans, Girardeau lead road victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Michelle Evans posted 12 kills, Danielle Girardeau added 10 and Ashton Perez handed out 43 assists, as Cumberland outlasted Tennessee Temple, 3-2, in volleyball action Tuesday night in Chattanooga, Tenn.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Men's soccer loses on late goal

LEBANON, Tenn. – Caio da Cruz posted the game-winner in the 85th minute and No. 9 Lindsey Wilson escaped with a 2-1 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Wednesday night at Walter S. Reuling Field in Columbia, Ky.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball hosting Alumni Game

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball will host its bi-annual Alumni Game on Homecoming weekend, with a breakfast at the Benton Jennings Indoor Facility at 8:30 a.m. followed by the Alumni Game at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 25, weather permitting.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Gilpin earns second straight TSWA honor

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Shauna Gilpin was named the Women’s Soccer Player of the Week for the second straight week by the Tennessee Sportswriters Association, collecting six goals in a pair of outings for the Bulldogs.


Football, Headlines

Knight named TSWA Defensive POW

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Anthony Knight was named the Defensive Player of the Week by the Tennessee Sportswriters Association after his 54-yard interception return for a touchdown ignited a 16-point fourth-quarter comeback for the Bulldogs in their overtime win at the University of Pikeville.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Gilpin voted national player of the week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Shauna Gilpin added NAIA Offensive Player of the Week honors this week, as announced by the national office Tuesday, after posting six goals and one assist in a pair of matches for the Bulldogs.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer earns NAIA No. 1 ranking

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked No. 1 in the nation in the latest NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday. It marks the first-ever No. 1 ranking for the CU women’s soccer program.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer match canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s women’s soccer match scheduled for Tuesday against Lindsey Wilson has been canceled due to continued torrential rains in the middle Tennessee area. A makeup date will be announced at a later date.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

CU volleyball coach dismissed

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced Tuesday morning the dismissal of volleyball head coach Brittany Harry effective immediately. Pavan will assume interim head coach responsibilities.


Football, Headlines

Football ranked 12th in latest NAIA Coaches' Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland continued its move up the national rankings on Monday, coming in at 12th in the NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced. The Bulldogs moved up two more spots after an overtime victory at the University of Pikeville.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Gilpin earns fourth MSC Player of the Week honor

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Shauna Gilpin earned Mid-South Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors for the fourth time this season after scoring six goals in a pair of matches.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

McNamara, Hamilton named MSC Players of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Brian McNamara and Ian Hamilton were named the Mid-South Conference Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, for their performances in a pair of victories for the Bulldogs.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Madut, Gaffney pace harriers at Louisville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Garang Madut and junior Keaton Gaffney were the top finishers for Cumberland on Saturday at the Greater Louisville Classic at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Ky.


Bowling, Headlines

Fitzgibbons, Moss lead bowlers at SKCC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Jenn Fitzgibbons and senior Margaret Moss both finished in the Top 20, leading the Cumberland bowling teams over the weekend at the Southern Kentucky Collegiate Classic at Southern Lanes in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Bulldogs make it 10 straight with another shutout

LEBANON, Tenn. – Emily Shires, Savannah Keele, Shauna Gilpin and Kaitlin Phillips all posted two goals and an assist, as No. 3 Cumberland put on another dominating performance in a 12-0 victory over the University of Pikeville on Saturday in Pikeville, Ky.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Men win fifth straight with 1-0 victory at Pikeville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Josh Armstrong scored on an assist from Marty Owens in the third minute and Cumberland posted its second straight clean sheet in a 1-0 victory over the University of Pikeville on Saturday in Pikeville, Ky.


Football, Headlines

CU overcomes 17-point deficit for overtime win

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Brandon Mallory rumbled in from a yard out in overtime, capping a 17-point second-half rally and giving Cumberland a 36-30 victory over the University of Pikeville here Saturday at W.C. Hambley Athletic Complex.


Baseball, Headlines

Former baseball players participating in charity softball event

LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland baseball players will take part in the inaugural Charity Softball Event for Heroes sponsored by VetSports at Greer Stadium on Saturday at 1 p.m.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Bulldogs fall in three at Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Michelle Evans posted eight kills and 10 digs and Ashton Perez collected 21 assists, but Cumberland was unable to finish the end of sets and dropped a 3-0 decision at Campbellsville University on Thursday night in Campbellsville, Ky.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Cumberland ranked No. 1 in Modified RPI

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland ranks No. 1 in the nation in the first edition of the 2014 NAIA Women's Soccer Modified Ratings Percentage Index (MRPI), announced late Wednesday by the national office.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Headlines

Sepulveda falls in singles and doubles finals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Angelica Sepulveda lost in the finals in both singles and doubles and Andres Burgos’ run ended in the quarterfinals for the Cumberland tennis teams over the weekend at the ITA Southeast Regional in Georgetown, Ky.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

McNamara's hat trick leads men to fourth straight win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara posted a natural hat trick and Elliot Goodwin added a goal and an assist in Cumberland’s 5-0 win over the University of the Cumberlands in men’s soccer action Wednesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Gilpin scores four times, Keele three in 11-0 triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Shauna Gilpin scored four goals and Savannah Keele added three scores in No. 3 Cumberland’s 11-0 victory on Wednesday over the University of the Cumberlands in women’s soccer action at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball swept at St. Catharine

LEBANON, Tenn. – Karli Collins tallied 14 digs and Ashton Perez handed out 15 assists, but Cumberland committed 27 total errors in a 3-0 loss to St. Catharine College Tuesday night in St. Catharine, Ky.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer now No. 3 in the nation

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up one spot to No. 3 in the latest edition of the NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Taylor takes low medalist, CU posts second team win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Lindsey Taylor carded a second straight four-over par 76, taking low medalist honors by three shots, and senior Katie Legge tied for fourth as well, leading Cumberland to first place in the team standings on Tuesday in women’s golf action at the Union University Invitational at Jackson Country Club in Jackson, Tenn.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Broyles, Kean finish in Top 10 at Union

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Peyton Broyles and sophomore Ian Whittemore both fired one-over par 73 in the final round on Tuesday, helping Cumberland to a third-place finish as a team in men’s golf action Tuesday at the Union University Invitational at Jackson Country Club in Jackson, Tenn.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Kean tied for fifth after 36 holes at Union

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Zach Kean shot rounds of 73-74, tied for fifth overall, and junior Peyton Broyles and sophomore Zach Johnson both posted scores of 73-75, leading the Cumberland men’s golf team on a 36-hole Monday at the Union University Invitational at Jackson Country Club in Jackson, Tenn.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Taylor leads by one at Union Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Lindsey Taylor carded a four-over par 76 and leads by a stroke and freshman Abbey Burgdorf added a seven-over par 79, leading the Cumberland women’s golf team to a first-place showing after the opening round of the Union University Invitational at Jackson Country Club in Jackson, Tenn.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

LaRose, Gilpin voted MSC Players of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Shauna Gilpin and Reneé LaRose were voted the Mid-South Conference Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week on Monday, as announced by the league office, after their performances in a pair of CU victories.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Armstrong earns Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland ‘s Josh Armstrong scored one goal and handed out three assists in a pair of matches last week, earning Mid-South Conference Offensive Player of the Week accolades, as announced by the league office.


Football, Headlines

Football moves up four spots to No. 14

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up four spots to No. 14 in this week’s NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Monday, after a 59-28 victory at Bluefield College.


Football, Headlines

Gurchiek earns MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland quarterback Reed Gurchiek was named the Mid-South Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after posting 273 offensive yards and four touchdowns in CU’s 59-21 victory at Bluefield College.


Bowling, Headlines

Women place sixth, men ninth in finals of Green River Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s women placed sixth and the men were ninth in the finals of the Green River Classic on Sunday at Phillips Lanes in Campbellsville, Ky.


Bowling, Headlines

Chaffin, Fitzgibbons both in Top 10 at Green River Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Danielle Chaffin placed sixth and junior Jenn Fitzgibbons was ninth for the women and sophomore Anh Nguyen finished 21st for the men, leading the Cumberland bowling teams during the first day of the Green River Classic on Saturday in Campbellsville, Ky.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Lyons, Gilpin each score twice for women's soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Shauna Gilpin and Meaghan Lyons each scored twice and Olivia Chu handed out a pair of assists in No. 4 Cumberland’s 10-0 victory over St. Catharine College in women’s soccer action Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Aruh nets golden goal for Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Chuka Aruh headed in the golden goal in the 104th minute and Josh Armstrong scored a goal and assisted on another in Cumberland’s 3-2, double overtime victory over St. Catharine College in men’s soccer action Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Madut, Steiner, Gaffney all place in Top 15 at Rio Grande

LEBANON, Tenn. – Garang Madut placed 12th and Alesa Steiner and Keaton Gaffney finished 14th and 15th, respectively, leading the Cumberland cross country teams at the 44th Annual Patty Forgey Invitational in Rio Grande, Ohio.


Football, Headlines

Bulldogs rush for 450 yards in 59-28 victory

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. – Cumberland piled up 688 yards of offense and Reed Gurchiek accounted for 273 yards and four touchdowns, as the 18th-ranked Bulldogs scored 31 straight points at one time in a 59-28 victory over Bluefield College here Saturday at Mitchell Stadium.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Headlines

Burgos, Sepulveda, de Souza all reach ITA quarterfinals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Andres Burgos reached the quarterfinals with a victory over the No. 1 seed and Tarsha de Souza and Angelica Sepulveda both posted a pair of wins to make the quarterfinals as well for the Cumberland tennis teams at the ITA Southeast Regional in Georgetown, Ky.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Jecker, Garcia win opening matches at ITA

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Gilsela Amor Garcia and Franki Jecker both posted an opening-round victories and Tarsha de Souza received a walkover in her first match on Thursday at the ITA Southeast Regional in Georgetown, Ky.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Marcelo, Burgos advance at ITA Regionals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Antonio Manuel Marcelo won his opening round match in straight sets while Jarrod Ritson dropped his only match and Andres Burgos advanced with a default on Thursday at the ITA Southeast Regional in Georgetown, Ky.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Phillips named TSWA Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Kaitlin Phillips was named the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Women’s Soccer Player of the Week after posting four goals and five assists in matches from September 15-21.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

CU drops 3-1 decision to the Cumberlands

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won the first set with relative ease but was unable to keep the momentum and eventually dropped a 3-1 decision to the University of the Cumberlands in volleyball action Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer moves up to No. 4 in nation

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up four spots to No. 4 in the first regular season edition of the NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced late Tuesday. It is the highest ranking in school history for the Bulldogs, who remained undefeated with an overtime victory over then 13th-ranked Martin Methodist on Tuesday.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Armstrong hands out two more assists in road win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Patrick Carr and Marty Owens both scored and Josh Armstrong handed out a pair of assists, as Cumberland won its second straight overall with a 2-1 victory over Union University in men’s soccer action Tuesday night in Jackson, Tenn.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Women's golf wins at Don Bishop Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Savannah Strode carded a six-over par 78 and freshman Abbey Burgdorf shot a seven-over 79, helping Cumberland overcome a six-stroke deficit to win the Don Bishop Invitational on Tuesday at Campbellsville Country Club in Campbellsville, Ky.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Broyles places second, team also second in first event

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Peyton Broyles placed second and freshman Austin Williams tied for fifth, leading the Cumberland men’s golf team in the final round of the Don Bishop Invitational at Campbellsville Country Club in Campbellsville, Ky.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Bulldogs swept by Georgetown

LEBANON, Tenn. – Karli Collins posted 11 digs and Ashton Perez handed out 12 assists, but 16th-ranked Georgetown College hit .250 and Corri Muha led the balanced Tigers with nine kills in a 3-0 victory over Cumberland in volleyball action Tuesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

LaRose's header is game-winner in extra time

LEBANON, Tenn. – Reneé LaRose’s header 55 seconds into extra time provided the game-winner, as eighth-ranked Cumberland came from behind for a 2-1 victory over No. 13 Martin Methodist in women’s soccer action Tuesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Legge tied for lead after opening round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Katie Legge shot an opening-round 79, tying for the overall lead, while freshman Abbey Burgdorf and sophomore Kaitlin Cartwright both carded rounds of 83, helping Cumberland to a second-place showing as a team after the first round of the Don Bishop Invitational at Campbellsville Country Club in Campbellsville, Ky.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Broyles, Williams near top at Don Bishop Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Peyton Broyles carded a one-over par 73 and stands second overall and freshman Austin Williams is one shot in back of him, tied for third, helping Cumberland to second place as a team after the first round of the Don Bishop Invitational at Campbellsville Country Club in Campbellsville, Ky.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Kitson, Phillips take MSC weekly honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Kaitlin Phillips and Lindsay Kitson were named the Mid-South Conference Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, on Monday after their performances in three CU victories.


Football, Headlines

Football moves up three spots to No. 18

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up three spots to No. 18 in this week’s NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Monday. The Bulldogs posted a 41-9 victory over Belhaven University this past weekend.


Football, Headlines

Self earns second POW honor

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland kicker Mike Self was voted the Mid-South Conference Special Teams Player of the Week on Monday after booting a pair of field goals and placing five punts inside the opponents’ 20-yard line in a victory over Belhaven University.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Men's soccer picks up first MSC win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Chuka Aruh scored the first goal and assisted on another and Josh Armstrong handed out a pair of assists in Cumberland’s 3-1 win over Shawnee State in men’s soccer action here Sunday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Groves nets hat trick, two assists in CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sammy Groves netted a hat trick and assisted on two other goals while Shauna Gilpin and Kaitlin Phillips each scored twice in eighth-ranked Cumberland’s 10-0 victory over Shawnee State in women’s soccer action here Sunday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Football, Headlines

Bulldogs force seven turnovers in 41-9 triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Broc Loveless rushed for three touchdowns, Blake DeBoard added two rushing TDs and 21st-ranked Cumberland forced seven turnovers in a 41-9 victory over Belhaven University in the Mid-South Conference opener for both teams on Saturday at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Second-half onslaught carries women's soccer again

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kaitlin Phillips and Emily Shires both scored early in the second half and Taylor Nay added a pair of goals later in the period, as eighth-ranked Cumberland answered its sternest test to date with a 4-0 victory over No. 7 Davenport University on Friday night at the Lindsey Wilson Stanno Classic in Columbia, Ky.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball starts fast but cannot finish at Shawnee State

LEBANON, Tenn. – Abby Shaw registered 11 kills and Karli Collins posted 16 digs, but Cumberland dropped a 3-1 decision to Shawnee State in volleyball action Friday night in Portsmouth, Ohio.


Football, Wrestling, Headlines, Community Engagement

Kappa Sigma taking donations for BCM students

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Theta Prime chapter of Kappa Sigma fraternity at Cumberland University will take donations at this Saturday’s football game to benefit Tyler Smith and Nick Sackman, the two students who lost essentially all of their belongings in the fire that destroyed the Baptist Student Ministries house on the CU campus on September 3.


Football, Headlines

Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber selling Homecoming tickets

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce is selling discounted tickets for the Cumberland Homecoming game set for October 25 against Campbellsville University.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Second half goals send men's soccer to 4-2 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara scored early to put Cumberland ahead, but the Bulldogs conceded three times in a 10-minute stretch of the second half and dropped a 4-2 decision to Kentucky Wesleyan on Thursday night in Owensboro, Ky.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Gilpin earns second straight POW honor

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland forward Shauna Gilpin earned her second straight Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week award on Monday after scoring a pair of goals in two CU victories.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Bulldogs fall in straight sets

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rylee Butler posted seven kills and Ashton Perez had 15 assists, but Cumberland committed more errors than kills in a 3-0 loss to 22nd-ranked Lindsey Wilson in volleyball action Tuesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


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CU schedules now available for downloading

LEBANON, Tenn. – Parents, fans and other interested individuals can now download Bulldog sports schedules to their calendars via ECal at GoCumberlandAthletics.com.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer moves to 5-0-1 with 2-0 win at Union

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kaitlin Phillips scored in the 14th minute and Shauna Gilpin posted a goal and an assist, as eighth-ranked Cumberland recorded its third victory in five days with a 2-0 win Monday night over Union University in Jackson, Tenn.


Football, Headlines

Football moves up four spots to No. 21

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football moved up four spots to No. 21 in the first regular season edition of the 2014 NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Monday.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Headlines

Marcelo reaches final, Gizdić falls in semifinals at Blue Raider Bash

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Antonio Manuel Marcelo lost in the men’s singles final and senior Alena Gizdić reached the women’s singles semifinals before falling, leading the Cumberland tennis teams at the 2nd Annual Blue Raider Bash over the weekend in Columbia, Ky.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Gilpin's second-half score provides 1-0 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Shauna Gilpin provided the only goal of the match in the 60th minute and Lindsay Kitson made eight saves in eighth-ranked Cumberland’s 1-0 victory Saturday night over No. 17 Brenau University in Gainesville, Ga.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball ends tourney with two more wins

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland lost its first match of the day but rebounded with four- and five-set wins to end the Cumberland Classic, defeating Ohio Christian and Fisk University, respectively, on Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Madut, Harp both place in Top 20 for CU harriers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Garang Madut and Tanner Harp both finished in the Top 20 for the men and Keaton Gaffney and Alesa Steiner placed in the Top 25 for the women, leading the Cumberland cross country teams at the 16th Annual Shawnee State Invitational on Friday night in Portsmouth, Ohio.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Butler's 12 kills helps CU split at Cumberland Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Rylee Butler posted 12 kills and freshman Amanda Worrell added nine in a four-set victory over Freed-Hardeman, but Cumberland was unable to keep to momentum, dropping a 3-1 decision to Ohio Valley University later on Friday on the first day of the Cumberland Classic at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Bulldog men fall on late goal at Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Campbellsville’s Roraigh Yearwood netted the match’s only goal in the 83rd minute, leading the Tigers to a 1-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action late Thursday night in Campbellsville, Ky.


Football, Headlines

Big UTM second quarter sends football to loss

MARTIN, Tenn. – UT Martin scored 21 points in the final six-plus minutes of the first half to take a commanding lead at intermission and the Skyhawks won their home opener, 63-7, over Cumberland here Thursday night at Hardy Graham Stadium.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Phillips nets game-winner in 3-2 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Shauna Gilpin and Kaitlin Phillips both scored in the final 25 minutes, leading eighth-ranked Cumberland to a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Campbellsville University in women’s soccer action Thursday night in Campbellsville, Ky.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball falls 3-1 at Trevecca

LEBANON, Tenn. – Michelle Evans posted 10 kills and Ashton Perez recorded 33 assists and nine digs, but Cumberland hit just .013 over the final three sets, dropping a 3-1 decision at Trevecca Nazarene on Wednesday night in Nashville.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball professionals end 2014 campaigns

LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland All-American hurler Aaron Wilkerson earned Pitcher of the Week honors for the Lowell [MA] Spinners in the New York-Penn League to end the regular season, ending the minor league schedule for eight for Bulldogs playing professional baseball.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Perez earns MSC Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland setter Ashton Perez earned Mid-South Conference Volleyball Player of the Week accolades on Monday for her performance in five outings last week for the Bulldogs, including four victories.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Kitson, Gilpin named MSC Players of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland seniors Shauna Gilpin and Lindsay Kitson were voted the Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week on Monday for their performances in outings versus No. 9 William Carey and the University of Mobile.


Football, Headlines

Dauscha, Self also named NAIA Players of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – After winning conference player of the week honors earlier in the day, Cumberland’s Justus Dauscha and Mike Self were voted NAIA Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week on Monday after their performances in a victory over fourth-ranked University of the Cumberlands.


Football, Headlines

Dauscha, Self earn MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Justus Dauscha and Mike Self were voted Mid-South Conference Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week, respectively, on Monday after their performances in a victory over the University of the Cumberlands.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Gilpin scores twice, assists on another in 4-0 triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Shauna Gilpin scored a pair of goals and assisted on another, as eighth-ranked Cumberland netted a pair of goals in both halves in a 4-0 victory over the University of Mobile on Saturday night in Mobile, Ala.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Bulldogs split two matches at Sewanee tourney

LEBANON, Tenn. – Abby Shaw led four players in double-digits with 18 kills and setter Ashton Perez handed out 52 assists, as Cumberland outlasted the University of the South in five sets in the third-place match Saturday at the Sewanee Invitational in Sewanee, Tenn. The Bulldogs lost their first match of the day to Oglethorpe University.


Football, Headlines

Big plays spark 34-27 Bulldog victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Anthony Knight returned an interception 74 yards for a touchdown to put Cumberland ahead for good and Michael Green had a 59-yard catch-and-run that proved to be the game-winner, as the 25th-ranked Bulldogs erased 10 years of frustration with a 34-27 victory over No. 4 University of the Cumberlands here Saturday at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Owens scores twice in 4-1 men's soccer win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Marty Owens scored twice in the first half and Patrick Carr and Tom Reilly added scores in the second period, as Cumberland picked up its first win of the season with a 4-1 victory Saturday over Missouri Baptist at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball wins twice more at Sewanee Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Michelle Evans collected 13 kills in the first match and Abby Shaw posted 11 kills in the second outing, as Cumberland ran its season-opening winning streak to seven with two more sweeps on Friday at the Sewanee Invitational in Sewanee, Tenn.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Shires first goal helps CU to 1-1 draw

LEBANON, Tenn. – Emily Shires netted the equalizer in the 47th minute and eighth-ranked Cumberland missed a few good scoring chances later in the second half, settling for a 1-1 draw against No. 9 William Carey in women’s soccer action Friday evening in Mobile, Ala.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Butler's 10 kills pace another CU win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rylee Butler and Abby Shaw each posted 10 kills and Cumberland took advantage of 26 errors by the University of Pikeville in a 3-0 volleyball victory Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Men's soccer draws on Armstrong's late free kick

LEBANON, Tenn. – Josh Armstrong’s free kick from 40 yards found the back of the net for Cumberland in the 80th minute and neither team was able to score in extra time, as the Bulldogs and Tennessee Wesleyan battled to a 1-1 draw on a hot and humid Thursday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Football, Headlines

Football Notebook: September 4

Information on a pep rally at Chick-Fil-A in Lebanon this Friday and University tailgating activities during football games this coming season.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball ring ceremony set for Sept. 26

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will host a Championship Ring Celebration and Dinner for the 2014 Baseball National Championship team on Friday, September 26 at Immanuel Baptist Church in Lebanon. The 6:30 p.m. dinner is open to the public.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Madut, Steiner lead harriers in first meet

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomores Garang Madut and Alesa Steiner were the top finishers for the Cumberland cross country team late Saturday night in the squad’s first meet of the season at the BROOKS Memphis Twilight Classic in Memphis, Tenn.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Girardeau, Evans lead 2 more volleyball wins

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Danielle Girardeau posted 10 kills versus Pensacola Christian and sophomore Michelle Evans collected a dozen against Fisk University, leading Cumberland to a second straight day of sweeps and a perfect 4-0 mark in the Volleydawg Classic on Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Late goals send CU to second loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Newcomer Brian McNamara assisted on both Cumberland goals, but 16th-ranked Georgia Gwinnett scored twice in the final 10 minutes, including the final goal with 40.4 seconds remaining, in a 4-2 victory over the Bulldogs on Saturday here at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball opens with pair of sweeps

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Abby Shaw collected double-figure kills in both matches and sophomore Michelle Evans added 14, as Cumberland opened the season with a pair of sweeps over Tennessee Temple and Brescia University here Friday in the Volleydawg Classic at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Men's soccer drops season opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – Alex Marr’s goal in the ninth minute gave Cumberland an early lead, but Milligan College netted four straight goals, including a hat trick from Jonathan Colson, and the Buffaloes posted a 4-2 season-opening victory over CU here Friday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Second-half surge sends CU to opening win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Taylor Nay scored twice in the first four minutes of the second half and freshman Emily Shires assisted on a pair of goals, as eighth-ranked Cumberland overcame a slugging start for a 3-1 season-opening victory over Tennessee Wesleyan on Wednesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


General, Headlines

New Stretch Internet portal begins academic year

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University begins a new year Wednesday with the first athletic competition of the season, and a new Stretch Internet portal for live audio, video and stats goes along with the beginning of the new campaign.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Bulldogs ranked eighth in Preseason Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked eighth in the 2014 NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office. The Bulldogs ended last season ranked No. 8 as well.


Wrestling, Headlines

Jaime named wrestling assistant coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University wrestling coach Todd Allen announced the hiring of two-time All-American and The Ultimate Fighter Reality TV show coach Shaine Jaime as the program’s new full-time assistant coach.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Bulldog men picked third in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was picked third in the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Thursday by the league office.


Football, Men's Cross Country, Men's Soccer, Women's Cross Country, Women's Soccer, Women's Volleyball, Community Engagement

Fall student-athletes take part in community service events

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s fall student-athletes participated in a pair of service projects along with Leadership Training during their first days on campus over the last week.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer picked second in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland received three first-place votes and was picked second in the Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Tuesday by the league office.


Football, Headlines

Bulldogs ranked 25th in NAIA Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – With returning players reporting to campus on Monday, Cumberland is ranked 25th in the NAIA Football Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll, the national office released Monday. Head coach Donnie Suber enters his second season at the helm of the Bulldogs program after posting a 7-4 mark in 2013.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball picked seventh in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was picked seventh in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Volleyball Coaches’ Poll released Monday, as announced by the league office.


General, Headlines, Community Engagement

Athletic staff volunteers at Next Step Resource Center

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s athletic staff spent an afternoon last week working at the Next Step Resource Center in Lebanon, moving furniture and sorting donated items for individuals.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Women's basketball releases 2014-15 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the club’s 2014-15 schedule this week, which includes 14 home games and contests against six teams that reached last year’s NAIA National Tournament.


Football, Headlines

Football picked third in MSC West

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football was picked third in a tightly-bunched group at the top of the Mid-South Conference West Division in a poll of league coaches released Friday by the conference office.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Men's hoops releases 2014-15 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University men’s basketball coach Lonnie Thompson announced the team’s 2014-15 schedule this week, which includes 13 home games and seven of the first 11 contests at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Baseball, Headlines

Cumberland’s Hunt named 2014 NAIA Coach of the Year

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Woody Hunt was named the 2014 NAIA-Baseball Coaches Association (NAIA-BCA) National Coach of the Year, the national office announced Wednesday. The Bulldogs won their third Avista-NAIA World Series championship this past season, capping Hunt’s 33rd season as head coach of the program.


Wrestling, Headlines

Wrestling announces 2014-15 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestling coach Todd Allen announced the team’s 2014-15 schedule this week, which includes a pair of home dual meets along with an open tournament as well as an intersquad and alumni meet to begin the campaign.


Football, Headlines

2014 football gameday events announced

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletics announced its 2014 Gameday events this week, which includes honoring conference and national champions for baseball, wrestling, men’s golf, women’s soccer and men’s tennis, as well as a $2 donation to the Make-A-Wish Foundation for each paying customer during one November contest.


Baseball, Headlines

Wilkerson's contract purchased by Red Sox

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Boston Red Sox have purchased former Cumberland University pitcher Aaron Wilkerson’s contract from the Grand Prairie [TX] AirHogs and assigned him to the Short Season Class A Lowell [MA] Spinners of the New York-Penn League. The Spinners continue a series at the Batavia [NY] Muckdogs on Friday.


Baseball, Headlines

Gomez honored by hometown, signs pro contract

LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland University pitcher Anthony Gomez was recently honored by his hometown of Norwalk, Calif., with a Community Spotlight award. He also recently signed a professional contract with the Schaumburg [IL] Boomers in the independent Frontier League.


Baseball, Men's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Men's Tennis, Men's Soccer, Wrestling, Women's Basketball, Women's Cross Country, Women's Soccer, Women's Tennis, Women's Volleyball, Softball, Headlines

Twelve CU programs named NAIA Scholar Teams

LEBANON, Tenn. – A school-record 12 Cumberland programs were recognized this week as 2013-14 NAIA Scholar Teams. To be eligible, teams must post a minimum 3.0 grade-point average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution, with the team GPA including all eligible varsity student-athletes.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Nashville FC honors former CU assistant Susewind

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nashville FC honored former Cumberland University women’s soccer assistant coach Eric Susewind with a team jersey given to his brother and parents and also hung in the team’s bench area during the club’s final home match on July 4.


Baseball, Headlines

Lebanon Kiwanis Club honoring Woody Hunt

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Kiwanis Club of Lebanon will recognize Cumberland University baseball coach Woody Hunt for his leadership and service to community during a banquet July 29 at 6:30 p.m. Immanuel Baptist Church.