CU reaches 500K goal, holds ground-breaking for softball complex

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University completed its $500K Athletics Investment Campaign this week just before the prescribed deadline and also held a ground-breaking for a new softball stadium and press box during the Board of Trust meeting on campus Wednesday.

Baseball season ends with 3-2 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Blake Young tossed a complete game and Mykel Gordon hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth, but Tyler Shumpert struck out 13 batters in eight-plus innings in seventh-ranked Oklahoma Wesleyan’s 3-2 victory over Cumberland on Wednesday in the NAIA Baseball Championship Opening Round in Upland, Ind.

Five-run innings helps CU get past Taylor, 5-2

LEBANON, Tenn. – Curtis Hoppe battled through seven innings on the mound and Cumberland plated five runs with the aid of just one hit in the fourth inning in posting a 5-2 victory over Taylor University on Wednesday in the NAIA Baseball Championship Opening Round in Upland, Ind.

Hunt's grand slam leads CU past Northwestern, 8-7

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jordan Hunt belted a grand slam down the leftfield line with two outs in the bottom of the eighth, backing up 4.2 innings of relief by Andy Garretson, helping Cumberland escape with an 8-7 victory over Northwestern College in the NAIA Baseball Championship Opening Round on Tuesday in Upland, Ind.

Big innings send FHU past Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Hector Morales, Jared Schmidt, Carlos Moseley and Mikel Gordon each homered for Cumberland, but 24th-ranked Freed-Hardeman scored 10 combined runs in the fifth and sixth innings, pulling away for a 13-8 victory in the NAIA Baseball Championship Opening Round on Monday in Upland, Ind.

Baseball headed to Taylor University for NAIA Opening Round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball received an at-large berth into the NAIA Championship Opening Round on Wednesday and will play Freed-Hardeman in Upland, Ind., on Monday, May 14.

Baseball drops 7-2 decision to Georgetown

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Rayden Sierra and Caleb Kellogg each collected two hits and Monty Stevens worked six strong innings, but Georgetown College scored four times in the ninth inning to break open a close game and claim a 7-2 victory over Cumberland here Sunday afternoon at the Mid-South Conference Baseball Championships.

UPDATE: Baseball, softball games adjusted at MSC Championships

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Continuing rain has canceled all softball games for Saturday and Cumberland’s baseball game will now start between 8-9 p.m. at the at the Mid-South Conference Championships here in Bowling Green, as announced Saturday afternoon by the league office.

Cumberland leads 6-5, game suspended versus Lindsey Wilson

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Mykel Gordon homered and drove in two runs, Jared Schmidt collected three hits and Rayden Sierra drove in a pair of runs, as Cumberland took a 6-5 lead in the bottom of the seventh over Lindsey Wilson before the rains came and suspended the contest late Friday night in the Mid-South Conference Baseball Championships at Bowling Green Ballpark.