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