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.
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.
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.
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.
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.