Softball

Six softball players named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Six Cumberland softball players – Kristian Davis, Paola Del Valle, Tyra Graham, Courtney Miles, Callie Perkins and Taylor Woodring – garnered 2019 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced last week by the national office.


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132 student-athletes, athletic trainers named to Spring 2019 Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released a list of students who qualified for the Dean’s List for the Spring 2019 semester, with 132 student-athletes and athletic trainers achieving a 3.50 grade-point-average and above on all classes attempted for the semester.


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Graham garners Academic All-District accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University junior Tyra Graham earned Google Cloud Academic All-District 2 honors, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) last week.


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CU sets dates, information for Phoenix summer camps

LEBANON, Tenn. – Dates and information for 2019 Cumberland summer sports camps for baseball, softball, volleyball, soccer, football and basketball may be found at www.cumberlandcamps.com. Information for all camps may be found online and sign-ups and payments can be made for all of the camps.


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Phoenix finish fourth in MSC President's Cup standings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland finished fourth among the eighth institutions in the Mid-South Conference President’s Cup standings for the 2018-19 academic year, as announced recently by the league office.


Softball

Phoenix drop 2-1 decision in 10 innings to end season

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ashtyn Saunders’ RBI single in the 10th inning provided the winning run and Shawnee State outlasted Cumberland, 2-1, in softball action Sunday at the Mid-South Conference Championships in Bowling Green, Ky.


Softball

Saturday softball game postponed

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s softball game scheduled for Saturday evening versus Shawnee State has been postponed until Sunday in the Mid-South Conference Championships in Bowling Green, Ky.


Softball

Season still alive after softball splits games at MSC Tournament

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball lost 5-2 to Georgetown College in its first game of the Mid-South Conference Championships on Friday but Madison Woodruff, Kayley Caplinger and Kaylee Luckett each drove in two runs, as CU held off Kentucky Christian, 12-9, later in the day at Michael O. Buchanon Park in Bowling Green, Ky.


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Woodruff, Graham garner First Team All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tyra Graham and Madison Woodruff garnered First Team All-Mid-South Conference accolades while Paola Del Valle, Brigid Antonelli, Taylor Woodring and Morgan Arndt were voted Second Team All-MSC, as announced by the league office Thursday night in advance of the conference tournament that begins Friday in Bowling Green, Ky.


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130 athletic personnel, student-athletes set for graduation Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and thirty current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 177th Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall. It marks the seventh straight year of more than 100 graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.


Softball

Eight CU softball players named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eight Cumberland softball players earned Academic All-Mid-South Conference recognition Wednesday, as announced by the league office in advance of this week’s conference tournament in Bowling Green, Ky.


Softball

Softball takes on Georgetown in conference tournament

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball takes on Georgetown College at 10:30 a.m. CT on Friday in the opening round of the Mid-South Conference Championships at Michael O. Buchanon Park in Bowling Green, Ky., as announced Monday morning by the league office.


Softball

Late rally helps Phoenix complete four-game sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Morgan Arndt tossed her third shutout of the season in the opener and Kayley Caplinger got the win in the circle, drove in the tying run and scored the winning run in the second game in Cumberland’s sweep, 7-0 and 3-2, in softball action Saturday at Billy Dee Ross Stadium.


Softball

Softball holds off Kentucky Christian for sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Morgan Arndt allowed one run in a complete-game in the opener and Kaylee Luckett posted two hits and two runs in the second contest, as Cumberland held off Kentucky Christian in the final inning to complete a doubleheader sweep, 3-1 and 5-4, in softball action Friday at Billy Dee Ross Stadium.


Softball

Phoenix split at Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Morgan Arndt tossed a complete game and Kayley Caplinger drove in both runs in a 2-1 Cumberland victory in the opener but Georgetown College rebounded with a 7-5 win in the second contest thanks to four CU errors in softball action here Monday.


Softball

Softball series moved to Monday at Georgetown

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball has shifted this weekend’s series at Georgetown College, with the two teams now playing a single doubleheader Monday at 2 p.m. CT in Georgetown, Ky.


Softball

Lindsey Wilson takes two from CU softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Annabelle Ramirez tossed a five-hit shutout and Cassie Matlock homered and doubled twice in the second game while Makea-Al Kaluau homered and drove in four runs in the opener in sixth-ranked Lindsey Wilson’s doubleheader sweep, 9-2 and 7-0, over Cumberland in softball action here Wednesday at Billy Dee Ross Stadium.


Softball

Phoenix split series with Bears thanks to two Friday wins

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kayley Caplinger tossed a three-hit shutout in the opener and Kaylee Luckett and Imani Torregano posted two hits apiece in both games, as Cumberland swept a doubleheader, 10-0 and 8-6, from the University of Pikeville in softball action Friday here at Billy Dee Ross Stadium.


Softball

Pikeville shuts out Phoenix in twinbill

LEBANON, Tenn. – Megan Claypoole and Hannah Staggs tossed complete-game shutouts and Hannah Absher drove in two runs in the opener in the University of Pikeville’s doubleheader sweep, 5-0 and 2-0, over Cumberland in softball action here Thursday at Billy Dee Ross Stadium.


Softball

Softball adjusts weekend schedule versus Pikeville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball and the University of Pikeville will play a doubleheader Thursday beginning at Noon CT at Billy Dee Ross Stadium, adjusting the weekend schedule because of forecasted rain.


Softball

Blue Raiders sweep two from CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Callum Pilgrim homered twice in the first game and Annabelle Ramirez tossed a two-hit shutout with 11 strikeouts in the second contest in eighth-ranked Lindsey Wilson’s doubleheader sweep, 10-2 and 5-0, against Cumberland in softball action Tuesday in Columbia, Ky.


Softball

Woodruff's five RBIs lead Phoenix past SSU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Madison Woodruff posted four hits and five RBIs in the opener and Kayley Caplinger tossed five strong innings in the second game, helping Cumberland to a doubleheader sweep for the second straight day, 10-5 and 5-4, over Shawnee State in softball action at Billy Dee Ross Stadium.


Softball

Del Valle's big day helps CU softball sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Paola Del Valle hit a two-run homer in the opener and her sacrifice fly in the 11th inning drove in the winning run in the second game, helping Cumberland to a doubleheader sweep against Shawnee State, 3-0 and 4-3, here Friday in softball action at Billy Dee Ross Stadium.


Softball

Softball stadium dedication set for this Saturday, April 6

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletics will host a dedication ceremony for the renovated and expanded softball facility this Saturday between games of the Phoenix doubleheader against Shawnee State.


Softball

RedHawks take two from Phoenix softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Martin Methodist took advantage of four Cumberland errors in a 9-1 victory in the opener and Victoria Haugness tossed a six-hit shutout in a 3-0 win in the second contest in the RedHawks’ doubleheader sweep over the Phoenix in softball action Tuesday in Pulaski, Tenn.


Softball

Patriots complete four-game sweep of CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – The University of the Cumberlands used two big innings – five runs in the fourth in the opener and three runs in the fifth in the second contest – and Jessica Webb tossed a seven-hit shutout, helping the Patriots sweep Cumberland, 7-5 and 4-0, in softball action Friday in Williamsburg, Ky.


Softball

CU softball drops two on the road

LEBANON, Tenn. – Krystin Wilson tossed a five-hit shutout in the opener and Maddie Sickau’s two-run double helped the University of the Cumberlands to a win in the second game and a doubleheader sweep over Cumberland, 3-0 and 5-1, in softball action Thursday in Williamsburg, Ky.


Softball

Hendersonville product Ray inks with CU softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Franklin, Ky., native Tanna Ray to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Softball

Graham's walk-off completes sweep of RedHawks

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tyra Graham’s walk-off two-run homer in the second game capped a five-hit, five-RBI day and Morgan Arndt tossed a one-hit shutout in the opener, as Cumberland swept a doubleheader against Martin Methodist, 5-0 and 5-4, in softball action here Tuesday at the CU Softball Field.


Softball

Softball strands 21 in 2-1, 6-4 losses

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mia Aldridge hit a two-run, walk-off homer in the opener and 16th-ranked Campbellsville University scored five times in the first inning in the second contest, taking 2-1 and 6-4 victories over Cumberland in softball action Saturday in Campbellsville, Ky.


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REMINDER: 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.


Softball

Phoenix split two with Freed-Hardeman

LEBANON, Tenn. – Taylor Woodring’s two-run single capped a six-run first inning and Natasha Trujillo earned a save with 2.2 scoreless innings and Cumberland split a doubleheader against 22nd-ranked Freed-Hardeman, winning 7-6 before dropping a 4-2 decision in softball action here Tuesday at the CU Softball Field.


Softball

Big innings send Campbellsville past CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Paola Del Valle collected three hits and three RBIs in two games and Tyra Graham added three hits, two runs scored and two RBIs in the second contest for Cumberland, but 16th-ranked Campbellsville University used big innings offensively in both games and scored twice in the sixth in the second outing for a doubleheader sweep, 15-6 and 8-7, against the Phoenix in softball action Saturday in Campbellsville, Ky.


Softball

Softball moves Campbellsville doubleheader to Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball has switched one of its doubleheaders versus 16th-ranked Campbellsville University, with the Phoenix and Tigers playing two games this Saturday beginning at Noon CT in Campbellsville, Ky.


Softball

Phoenix softball sweeps two from Talladega

LEBANON, Tenn. – Morgan Arndt allowed one hit and one unearned run in the second contest while Tyra Graham collected four hits and five RBIs in Cumberland’s doubleheader sweep, 4-3 and 7-1, over Talladega College in softball action Wednesday at the CU Softball Field.


Softball

Rain cancels Monday softball games

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s softball games at Hiwassee College scheduled for Monday afternoon in Madisonville, Tenn., have been canceled due to unplayable field conditions resulting from overnight rain.


Softball

Softball inks Livingston Academy's Rogers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Livingston, Tenn., native Amy Rogers to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Softball

Caplinger voted MSC Pitcher of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Kayley Caplinger earned Mid-South Conference Pitcher of the Week honors Monday after recording three victories and allowing just two runs over 17.0 innings of work for the Phoenix.


Softball

Antonelli, Hegre help CU sweep Bryan

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brigid Antonelli posted four hits, four RBIs and four runs scored and Tawnee Hegre added three hits and three RBIs in Cumberland’s doubleheader sweep, 8-5 and 5-1, over Bryan College in softball action Friday at the CU Softball Field.


Softball

Caplinger's shutout helps CU split on the road

CLEVELAND, Ga. – Kayley Caplinger tossed a four-hit shutout, striking out six, and Brigid Antonelli delivered a two-run single in a four-run fourth inning, helping Cumberland to a 5-0 victory and a doubleheader split with 20th-ranked Truett-McConnell in softball action here Wednesday.


Softball

Softball shuts out Hiwassee in doubleheader sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kayley Caplinger homered and got the win in the circle in the opener and Jasmine Krauss posted two hits and scored twice in the second half, as Cumberland swept a doubleheader from Hiwassee College, 8-0 and 7-0, in softball action here Monday at the CU Softball Field.


Softball

Weather cancels weekend softball games

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball games this weekend against Indiana Tech have been canceled because of forecasts for more rain and thunderstorms in the middle Tennessee area on Friday and Saturday.


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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.


Softball

Softball sweeps three games from Crimson Wave

LEBANON, Tenn. – Paolo Del Valle collected six hits and four RBIs and Caitlyn Griffin drove in five runs while Cumberland pitchers allowed just two runs and 12 hits, as the Phoenix swept three games from Calumet College of St. Joseph in softball action Saturday at the CU Softball Field.


Softball

Phoenix split season-opening doubleheader

LEBANON, Tenn. – Morgan Arndt allowed one run on three hits in six innings and Tyra Graham and Kayley Caplinger each posted two hits and scored a run, helping Cumberland win the second game, 4-2, and split the season-opening doubleheader against Alabama A&M in softball action here Wednesday at CU Softball Field.


Softball

Softball season opener moved to Wednesday

LEBANON, Tenn. – With significant rain chances in the forecast for Monday and Tuesday, Cumberland softball’s season-opener against Alabama A&M has been moved to Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the CU Softball Field, as announced Sunday by head coach Heather Stanfill.


Softball

Phoenix softball picked fourth in MSC Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball was selected fourth in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll announced last week by the league office.


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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.


Softball

Macon County's Shoulders signs with Phoenix softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Lafayette, Tenn., native Allyson Shoulders to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Softball

Maryville's Powell inks with Phoenix softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Maryville, Tenn., native Macy Powell to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Softball

2019 CU softball schedule announced

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the club’s 2019 schedule this week, which includes 32 home games and 12 contests against teams that played in last year’s NAIA Championship Opening Round.


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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.


Softball, Headlines

Dyersburg's Luckett inks with CU softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Dyersburg, Tenn., native Kaylee Luckett to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.


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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.


Softball, Headlines

Softball inks Woodruff, Cooper

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signings of Christiana, Tenn., native Madison Woodruff and Nolensville, Tenn., native Emily Cooper to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.