Baseball

Custodio earns MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland's Pablo Custodio was voted Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of the Week after batting .650 with two doubles, two home runs, eight runs scored and 13 RBIs in five games for the Phoenix, as announced by the league office Monday.


Baseball

Baseball sweeps pair at Pikeville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jose Vera posted four hits in the opener and Pablo Custodio recorded four hits with seven RBIs in the second game, backing up a strong pitching performance from James Hatcher in Cumberland’s doubleheader sweep against the University of Pikeville, 14-9 and 11-1, on Saturday in Pikeville, Ky.


Baseball

Too many mistakes send CU to 10-7 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland scored four runs in the ninth but it was too little, too late, as the Phoenix committed five errors and the University of Pikeville’s Jay Vincent posted four hits with two doubles in the Bears’ 10-7 victory Friday in Pikeville, Ky.


Baseball

Galart named MSC Pitcher of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Thomas Galart was voted Mid-South Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week on Monday after allowing one run with seven strikeouts in a victory against Indiana-Kokomo, as announced by the league office.


Baseball

Phoenix run win streak to 12 with another sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kyle Blackwell posted three hits and scored twice while Jacob Herrera and Pablo Custodio each belted home runs in the opener and Bentley Jones and Jose Vera both homered in the second contest, as Cumberland swept a doubleheader, 11-6 and 10-4, over Indiana-South Bend in baseball action here Monday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Baseball

Schmidt's four hits, six RBIs lead CU past IUSB

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jared Schmidt hit a walk-off solo homer in the first game and added a three-run shot in the second contest, helping Cumberland to a doubleheader sweep against Indiana-South Bend, 5-4 and 8-1, in baseball action Sunday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Baseball

Herrera's homer sends Phoenix to twinbill sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jacob Herrera hit a solo homer to leadoff the bottom of the seventh for a game two victory and Thomas Galart tossed a gem in the opener for Cumberland in a doubleheader sweep, 2-1 and 6-5, over Indiana University-Kokomo in baseball action here Thursday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Baseball

Phoenix complete comeback in 8-7 win over Reinhardt

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kyle Blackwell’s two-run single capped a three-run ninth inning Cumberland scored four runs in the sixth as well, overcoming a five-run deficit to defeat Reinhardt University, 8-7, in baseball action Wednesday at LakePoint in Emerson, Ga.


Baseball

Baseball adds three games to this week's schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball has added three games to its schedule this week during Spring Break, including a home doubleheader Thursday, as announced Monday by head coach Woody Hunt.


Baseball

Portela, Jones lead baseball to sweep versus IWU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Polo Portela struck out 12 in five innings and Bentley Jones posted four hits and three RBIs in Cumberland’s doubleheader sweep against Indiana Wesleyan, 7-0 and 5-3, Saturday in baseball action at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Baseball

Wheatley, Schmidt homer in 4-2 CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Thomas Galart tossed seven-plus strong innings and Peyton Wheatley and Jared Schmidt both homered in Cumberland’s 4-2 victory over Indiana Wesleyan in baseball action Friday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Baseball

Baseball rallies for 11-10 win at Brescia

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland scored six runs in the final two innings, including a two-run double from Pablo Custodio to put the Phoenix ahead for good in the ninth, and CU overcame a four-run deficit, posting an 11-10 victory over Brescia University in baseball action Wednesday night in Owensboro, Ky.


Baseball

Phoenix hold off Bethel, 3-2

LEBANON, Tenn. – James Hatcher tossed seven-plus strong innings, striking out six, Jared Schmidt hit a two-run homer and Thomas Galart got the final three outs for the save in Cumberland’s 3-2 victory against Bethel University in baseball action Tuesday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Baseball

Baseball drops two at Mobile

LEBANON, Tenn. – The University of Mobile took advantage of five errors in the opener and Christian Snow hit a walk-off two-run homer in the second game after Cumberland tied the contest in the top of the inning, giving the Rams a doubleheader, sweep, 7-3 and 7-5, in baseball action Saturday in Mobile, Ala.


Baseball

Friday baseball games canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball waited several hours but torrential rain near game time and persistent precipitation throughout the afternoon finally forced the cancellation of Friday’s doubleheader at the University of Mobile.


Baseball

Weather shifts baseball weekend series games

LEBANON, Tenn. – Continuing rain this week and more in the forecast has shifted Cumberland baseball’s weekend series at the University of Mobile, with the teams now playing a doubleheader Friday and a single game Saturday, weather permitting, as announced Thursday by head coach Woody Hunt.


Baseball

Baseball game at Tennessee Wesleyan canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball game set for Tuesday at Tennessee Wesleyan has been canceled due to inclement weather in the Athens, Tenn., area, including rain and sleet. No make-up date has been set at this time.


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Sunday baseball, softball games canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball and softball games scheduled for Sunday have been canceled due to wet field conditions and continuing rain in the middle Tennessee area overnight and forecasts calling for more wet weather throughout the day.


Baseball

Phoenix take second game to split doubleheader

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jared Schmidt drove in the tying run with a triple and scored on a wild pitch and Jose Vera belted his second home run of the season, making a winner of Polo Portela in Cumberland’s 3-2 victory over Madonna University in baseball action Saturday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Baseball

Baseball's ninth-inning rally falls short at Bryan

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jared Schmidt and Bo Saunders each posted two hits and Cumberland scored four times in the ninth but left the bases loaded to end the game, with Schmidt’s line drive the final out in a 7-6 loss at 15th-ranked Bryan College on Thursday in Dayton, Tenn.


Baseball

Baseball home schedule shifts to Saturday-Sunday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rain forecast for Friday has shifted Cumberland baseball’s home opening date as well as opponent, with the Phoenix now playing Saturday and Sunday against Madonna University at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


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CU accepting nominations for 2019 Sports Hall of Fame class

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University Athletic Department is accepting nominations for the Class of 2019 Sports Hall of Fame until Monday, April 1. Nominations must be made in writing and include full justification for the nomination, including statistics, honors, awards and any other pertinent information about the nominee.


Baseball

Eighth-inning error costs Phoenix in 4-3 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – LaDarius Williams collected two hits and two RBIs but Mount Mercy scored twice in the first inning and plated an unearned run in the eighth for a 4-3 victory over Cumberland in baseball action Sunday in Oklahoma City, Okla.


Baseball

Baseball splits Saturday twinbill

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Polo Portela tossed five innings and Cumberland scored 10 runs in the fourth inning to take a 12-2 victory over Mount Mercy but the Phoenix could not sweep the twinbill giving up two runs in the sixth in a 4-3 loss to Southern Nazarene on Saturday in Oklahoma City, Okla.


Baseball

Phoenix evens game late but falls 4-3 at OCU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jose Vera’s RBI single capped a three-run top of the eighth inning for Cumberland, but eighth-ranked Oklahoma City plated the go-ahead run in the bottom of the frame and posted a 4-3 victory in the baseball season opener for the Phoenix on Friday in Oklahoma City, Okla.


Baseball

Baseball radio broadcast schedule includes 42 regular season games

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball will broadcast a record 42 regular season games on radio in 2019, including all home contests and all Mid-South Conference outings, as announced this week by Director of Athletics Ron Pavan.


Baseball

Annual baseball dinner, auction set for Feb. 1

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball will host its annual Leadoff Dinner and Auction at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, February 1 in the Benton Jennings Center on the CU campus. The Phoenix will honor former Athletic Director Pat Lawson and former Cumberland player Jeremy Shope during the dinner.


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Fall 2018 Dean's List includes 148 student-athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released the list for Dean’s List for the Fall 2018 semester over the Christmas break, with 148 student-athletes and athletic trainers earning a 3.50 grade-point-average or better for the semester on all classes attempted.


Baseball

Baseball announces 2019 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball coach Woody Hunt announced the program’s 2019 schedule this week, which includes 33 home games at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium along with 28 contests against teams that played in last year’s NAIA Championship Opening Round.


Baseball

CU baseball picked third in MSC Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball was picked third in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll released recently by the league office.


Baseball

Annual pancake breakfast, garage sale for CU baseball set for Nov. 3

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball will hold its annual Pancake Breakfast and Garage Sale on the CU campus from 6 a.m. until Noon on Saturday, November 3.


Baseball

Baseball hosting CU Showcase on Nov. 4

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball will host a showcase for high school and junior college players Sunday, November 4, at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium on the CU campus.


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CU hosting 4th Annual All-Sports Camp on Sept. 9

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University and the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Sports Council are teaming up for the 4th Annual All Sports Camp for Wilson County residents ages 7-14 on Sunday, September 9 from 3-5 p.m. on the CU campus. Registration starts at 2 p.m. that day.


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Stretch Internet, ECal portals available for CU Athletics

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland athletics begins a new academic year next week and Phoenix fans have options for live video, audio and stats links as well as downloading and syncing schedules to their personal calendars via www.GoCumberlandAthletics.com.


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Eleven Cumberland squads earn NAIA Scholar Team honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – The NAIA honored 11 Cumberland athletic squads Friday as NAIA Scholar Teams for the 2017-18 academic year. Teams must obtain a 3.00 cumulative grade-point-average or higher for all eligible varsity student-athletes during the past academic year to garner the award.