Three former Bulldogs playing professionally

LEBANON, Tenn. – Three former Cumberland baseball players are currently playing professionally, including 2010 NAIA Player of the Year Matt Greener as well as Troy Frazier and Luis Martinez.


Farris taken by White Sox

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Cory Farris was selected in the 45th round by the Chicago White Sox in the in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Wednesday. Farris is the second Bulldog taken in this year’s draft after the Arizona Diamondbacks selected Will Locante in the 11th round on Tuesday.


Locante selected in 11th round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Will Locante was selected in the 11th round by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Monday, the Bulldogs highest draft choice since 2006.


Wilkerson, Mandarino, Locante earn All-America honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Aaron Wilkerson was voted First Team NAIA All-American, Mike Mandarino earned Second Team honors and Will Locante was an Honorable Mention selection, as announced by the national office this week.


Hunt set for 104.5 The Zone appearance

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball coach Woody Hunt will be the featured guest on 104.5 The Zone Tuesday afternoon from Mt. Juliet in the first of a series of stops this summer around the Midstate for the Allstate Sports Zone and hosts George Plaster and Willie Daunic.


CU offering summer camps in seven sports

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s award-winning coaching staff and student-athletes will be hosting camps and clinics in seven different sports throughout the summer.


Bulldogs fall in championship game, 9-2

PADUCAH, Ky. – David Bergin hit two homers and six RBIs and Josh McDaniel tossed six innings on short rest in Tennessee Wesleyan's 9-2 victory over Cumberland on Sunday in the 2011 McDonald’s NAIA Championship Opening Round here at Brooks Stadium.


Bulldogs stay alive with 19-10 win

PADUCAH, Ky. – Jesse Bowman posted four hits and six RBIs, Tommy Crews collected four hits and freshman Devin Stovall worked into the seventh inning in Cumberland’s 19-10 victory over Tennessee Wesleyan in the 2011 McDonald’s NAIA Championship Opening Round here at Brooks Stadium.


Crews hits for the cycle in 14-7 victory

PADUCAH, Ky. – Tommy Crews hit for the cycle in his first four plate appearances, David Fanshawe and Cory Farris each collected three hits and Cumberland pounded out 19 hits in a 14-7 victory over William Jewell on Saturday at the McDonald’s 2011 NAIA Championship Opening Round.


Late errors send Bulldogs to 5-3 defeat

PADUCAH, Ky. – A pair of two-out errors in the ninth opened the door for Cody Gaskill’s two-run double and Tennessee Wesleyan waited out and a three-hour and 21-minute rain delay, defeating Cumberland, 5-3, Friday at Brooks Stadium.


2011 NAIA Championship Opening Round Preview

PADUCAH, Ky. – The 2011 NAIA Championship Opening Round begins Thursday with Cumberland playing in one of nine five-team tournaments taking place around the country to determine the participants in the NAIA World Series.


Locante dominates in 11-1 triumph

PADUCAH, Ky. – Will Locante struck out a career-best 14 in seven innings, allowing just one hit, and Cumberland belted three home runs, in an 11-1 victory over William Jewell Thursday night in the 2011 McDonald’s NAIA Championship Opening Round here at Brooks Stadium.


Bulldogs ranked fifth in Coaches' Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked fifth in the final regular season 2011 NAIA Baseball Coaches' Top 25 Poll released this week by the national office. The Bulldogs received a No. 1 seed in the 2011 NAIA Championship Opening Round – Paducah Bracket, which begins Thursday at historic Brooks Stadium in Paducah, Ky.


Cumberland headed to Paducah

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will play the 2011 NAIA Championships Opening Round in Paducah, Ky., starting Thursday at Brooks Stadium. The Bulldogs are the No. 1 seed in the five-team, double-elimination tournament and will face the winner of Bellevue University and William-Jewell, who will play the first game of the tourney on Thursday.


Bulldogs elimiated by Union, 8-5

JACKSON, Tenn. – Union University scored eight runs in the first three innings, taking advantage of three errors, and stayed alive with an 8-5 victory over fourth-ranked Cumberland on Friday in the TranSouth Baseball Championships here at Fesmire Field.


CU defeats FHU, 9-3

JACKSON, Tenn. – Tommy Winegardner and Mike Mandarino both homered and fourth-ranked Cumberland scored two insurance runs in the seventh and eighth innings, posting a 9-3 victory over Freed-Hardeman here at Fesmire Field on Thursday in the loser’s bracket of the TranSouth Championships.


Miscues send Bulldogs to 9-7 defeat

JACKSON, Tenn. – Cumberland allowed nine walks and committed four errors leading to five unearned runs and the Bulldogs dropped a 9-7 decision to Bethel University in the opening game of the TranSouth Championships here Wednesday at Fesmire Field.


Bulldogs move up to fourth

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball team moved up one spot to fourth nationally in the sixth edition of the 2011 NAIA Baseball Coaches' Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office. The Bulldogs have won 16 straight games overall and 27 of the last 28 games overall since March 22.


Baseball tournament delayed again

JACKSON, Tenn. – Because of heavy overnight rains and standing water in the outfield, the 2011 TranSouth Baseball Championships have been delayed again. The tournament will begin Wednesday with Cumberland taking on Bethel University at Noon at Fesmire Field.


TranSouth baseball tourney postponed

JACKSON, Tenn. – Due to heavy rains in the area that are forecast all day and night, the 2011 TranSouth Baseball Championships have been postponed. Games will begin as scheduled on Tuesday, with Cumberland taking on Bethel Univ. at Noon at Fesmire Field.


Nine Bulldogs voted All-TranSouth

LEBANON, Tenn. – David Fanshawe, Tommy Crews, Cory Farris, Mike Mandarino, Aaron Wilkerson and Will Locante were all voted First Team All-TranSouth, as announced by the conference office this weekend. T.J. Murphy, Greg Appleton and Tommy Winegardner earned Second Team All-TranSouth honors as well.


Bulldogs run winning streak to 16

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tommy Crews went 4-for-4, Cory Farris added three hits and Greg Appleton and Mike Mandarino both homered to lead Cumberland University to an 8-3 victory over Mid-Continent University, completing the series sweep and giving the Bulldogs their 16th straight win to close out the regular season.


Two Murphy homers lead sweep of MCU

LEBANON, Tenn. – TJ Murphy hit a pair of home runs, Antonio Butler produced four hits, including a game-winning single, and Will Locante threw a complete-game two-hitter as fifth-ranked Cumberland swept Mid-Continent, 4-3 and 3-2, Thursday at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Fourteen Bulldogs garner TranSouth Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fourteen Cumberland baseball players have been named TranSouth Conference Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the league office. Student-athletes must be a sophomore, junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.00 GPA or above through the Fall 2010 semester.


Bulldogs move up to fifth in Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up two spots to fifth in the fifth edition of the 2011 NAIA Baseball Coaches' Top 25 Poll announced Tuesday by the national office. The Bulldogs have won 13 straight games and 20 of the last 21 contests since March 22.


Baseball game canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball game scheduled for Tuesday at Tennessee Wesleyan has been canceled because of inclement weather forecast for the next two days and will not be played at a later date.


Locante earns Pitcher of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Will Locante was named the TranSouth Conference Pitcher of the Week on Monday after tossing a one-hit shutout with 13 strikeouts last weekend at Lyon College. The lefthander claimed his second Pitcher of the Week honor in three weeks and the fifth this season by a Bulldog hurler.


Bulldogs complete series sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jesse Bowman recorded three hits and three RBIs, Mike Mandarino added two hits, two RBIs and his league-leading 14th home run, and Keith Kirby tossed six good innings in seventh-ranked Cumberland’s 12-1 victory in seven innings over Lyon College on Saturday in Batesville, Ark.


Cumberland sweeps two at Lyon

LEBANON, Tenn. -- T.J. Murphy collected five hits with five runs scored and Aaron Wilkerson and Will Locante combined to allow one run on six hits, including 13 strikeouts from Locante, in Cumberland's doubleheader sweep over Lyon College, 10-1 and 11-0, Friday in Batesville, Ark.


Baseball weekend schedule adjusted

LEBANON, Tenn. – With inclement weather forecasted for the weekend, Cumberland and Lyon College will play a doubleheader Friday and a single game Saturday in Batesville, Ark. Friday’s doubleheader starts at Noon and Saturday’s single game also begins at Noon.


Bulldogs ranked seventh in NAIA Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up three spots to seventh in the fourth edition of the 2011 NAIA Baseball Coaches' Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office. The Bulldogs have won 10 straight contests after Tuesday night’s 7-4 victory over top-ranked Lee University in Cleveland, Tenn.


CU pounds out 11 hits in 7-4 win at No. 1 Lee

LEBANON, Tenn. – Top-ranked Lee University brought the tying run to the plate in the ninth, but Daniel Kern got the final three outs and Cumberland pounded out 11 hits, including three each from Cory Farris and Tommy Crews, in 7-4 victory Tuesday night in Cleveland, Tenn.


Bulldogs use long ball to sweep MMC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Richie Seaton homered in both ends of the doubleheader and Will Locante and Keith Kirby combined to give up just one run on nine hits in 10th-ranked Cumberland’s doubleheader sweep, 10-1 and 4-0, Sunday at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Mandarino, Murphy each collect three hits in 8-1 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mike Mandarino hit a three-run homer, T.J. Murphy added three hits and Aaron Wilkerson tossed his fifth complete game of the season in 10th-ranked Cumberland’s 8-1 victory over Martin Methodist on Saturday at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Baseball schedule changed again

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Because of wet field conditions, Cumberland's baseball series against Martin Methodist has changed again, with a single game now scheduled for Saturday at 2 p.m. Senior Day activities will take place before the game.


Baseball changes days for MMC series

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball series this weekend against Martin Methodist has been pushed back one day because of severe weather forecast for the area on Friday. The teams will play a doubleheader Saturday and a single game Sunday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Bulldogs move up to 10th in Coaches' Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – After winning 13 of its last 14 games, Cumberland moved up eight spots to No. 10 in the third edition of the 2011 NAIA Baseball Coaches' Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office.


Tuesday baseball game canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Due to continuing rain in the area, Tuesday's baseball game at Georgetown College has been canceled. No makeup date has been set at this time.


Mandarino, Locante sweep TranSouth honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Mike Mandarino and Will Locante were named the TranSouth Conference Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, on Monday after helping the Bulldogs win all five of its games last week, including a conference sweep at Bethel University.


Cumberland outlasts Bethel, 18-15

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Kern tossed 4.1 scoreless innings of relief and Cumberland scored 15 runs in the first three innings and still needed runs in the sixth and eighth innings to pull out an 18-15 victory over Bethel on Saturday in a game that took more than four hours to play.


Locante, Mandarino lead Bulldog sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Will Locante tossed a three-hit shutout, striking out a career-high 13, and Mike Mandarino hit a solo home run in the seventh inning, giving Cumberland a doubleheader sweep, 5-2 and 1-0, over Bethel University on Friday.


Bulldogs pound out 13-4 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mike Mandarino went 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs and 18th-ranked Cumberland scored 10 runs in the final four innings en route to a 13-4 victory over Campbellsville University on Wednesday night in Campbellsville, Ky.


CU drops a spot to 18th

LEBANON, Tenn. – Despite posting a 4-1 record last week, including taking 2-of-3 games against the No. 7 team in the country, Cumberland dropped one spot to 18th in second edition of the 2011 NAIA Baseball Coaches' Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office.


Bulldogs escape with 9-8 win in 13 innings

LEBANON, Tenn. – T.J. Murphy’s single plated the tying run and Antonio Butler came around to score from first after an error in the outfield, giving 18th-ranked Cumberland a 9-8 victory in 13 innings over Lindsey Wilson on Tuesday night at Veterans Field.


Wilkerson, Winegardner named POW

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Tommy Winegardner and Aaron Wilkerson were named the TranSouth Conference Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, on Monday after helping the 17th-ranked Bulldogs win 4-of-5 games last week, including taking 2-of-3 contests from league-leading Union University.


Cumberland splits with Union

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mike Mandarino threw his first complete game of the season and Tommy Winegardner and Tommy Crews collected three RBIs in Cumberland's doubleheader split against Union University on Saturday at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Bulldogs wins series opener, 10-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Aaron Wilkerson tossed seven shutout innings, running his scoreless innings streak to 48.1, and Tommy Winegardner and Cory Farris both homered in the first inning in Cumberland's 10-0 victory over seventh-ranked Union University on Friday at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Baseball summer camp dates set

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will host four summer baseball camps in June and July at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium and the Benton Jennings Indoor Facility on the CU campus. Camp dates run from June 13-July 8.


Cumberland ranked 17th in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 17th in the first regular-season edition of the 2011 NAIA Baseball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released late Tuesday by the national office. The Bulldogs were No. 1 in the nation in the Preseason Top 25 announced in November.


Bulldogs squeak out pair of 5-4 victories

LEBANON, Tenn. – Richie Seaton hit a bases-clearing double in the opener and Mike Mandarino belted a three-run homer and Cory Farris scored from first on a double by David Fanshawe in the second game, giving Cumberland a pair of 5-4 victories over Georgetown College on Tuesday.


Georgetown doubleheader changed

LEBANON, Tenn. – Due to the weather forecast of rain for late Tuesday and Wednesday, Cumberland has moved its scheduled doubleheader against Georgetown College to Tuesday at Noon at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Dominant pitching leads CU to sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Aaron Wilkerson and Will Locante both picked up complete-game victories and Greg Appleton collected three hits and four RBIs in the second game in No. 1 Cumberland's 5-0 and 9-2 sweep over Ottawa University on Saturday at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Seaton, Stovall lead victory at LWC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Devin Stovall allowed just four hits and struck out six, working into the seventh inning, and Richie Seaton collected four hits while Jesse Bowman added three hits in No. 1 Cumberland’s 7-4 victory over Lindsey Wilson on Thursday in Columbia, Ky.


Wednesday baseball game rescheduled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s baseball game scheduled for Wednesday at Lindsey Wilson has been canceled because of inclement weather in the area. The two teams will play Thursday at 4 p.m. in Columbia, Ky.


Big innings and great pitching lead 16-2 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tommy Crews hit a pair of three-run home runs in the first three innings and Crews, David Fanshawe and Cory Farris belted back-to-back-to-back home runs in Cumberland's 16-2 victory over No. 17 Campbellsville on Tuesday night at Veterans Field.


Bulldogs unable to salvage split

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jesse Bowman and T.J. Murphy each collected three hits, but Steve Sabins, Chris Page and Ian MacGeorge each homered for sixth-ranked Embry-Riddle, as the Eagles held on to defeat No. 1 Cumberland, 11-9, Tuesday afternoon at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Wilkerson, Crews named Players of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Aaron Wilkerson and Tommy Crews were named the TranSouth Conference Pitcher and Player of the Week, respectively, late Monday after their performances last week in contests against Tennessee Wesleyan, Shawnee State and Blue Mountain College.


Embry outlasts Bulldogs, 13-11

LEBANON, Tenn. – Chris Page hit his second solo homer of the game to leadoff the 10th inning and Aaron Glaum added a sacrifice fly, as sixth-ranked Embry-Riddle outlasted top-ranked Cumberland, 13-11, in 10 innings Tuesday at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Bulldogs split doubleheader at BMC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Will Locante struck out 12 in a complete-game victory but No. 1 Cumberland committed eight errors in the second contest, splitting a doubleheader Saturday against Blue Mountain College in New Albany, Miss.


Wilkerson runs scoreless streak to 34.1 innings in 12-0 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Antonio Butler and David Fanshawe both homered and Aaron Wilkerson tossed eight shutout innings in No. 1 Cumberland's 12-0 victory over Blue Mountain College on Friday night in New Albany, Miss.


Big innings propel Bulldogs, 11-5

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mike Mandarino, Tommy Crews and Cory Farris each homered and Daniel Kern tossed six innings to earn a victory, as No. 1 Cumberland used three big innings to post an 11-5 victory over Shawnee State on Wednesday at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Five RBIs from Crews leads Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tommy Crews went 3-for-3 with a double, homer and five RBIs and Cody Ferrell had his second straight strong outing on the mound in No. 1 Cumberland’s 10-3 victory Tuesday over 14th-ranked Tennessee Wesleyan at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Bulldogs swept by Trevecca

LEBANON, Tenn. – Chad Reynolds’ two-run single in the sixth inning put Trevecca Nazarene ahead in the second game and two Trojans pitchers allowed just one run and eight hits in a doubleheader sweep, 10-0 and 3-1, over No. 1 Cumberland on Saturday at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Wilkerson tosses eight shutout innings in 1-0 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Aaron Wilkerson tossed eight-plus shutout innings and Tommy Winegardner got the final three outs in a 1-0 victory for Cumberland against Trevecca Nazarene on Friday at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


CU ends road trip with 9-4 defeat

LEBANON, Tenn. – For the second straight day a big inning proved costly, as 13th-ranked LSU-Shreveport scored six runs in the fifth inning en route to a 9-4 victory over No. 1 Cumberland on Wednesday in Shreveport, La.


Bulldogs swept in twinbill at Northwood

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland gave up nine runs in the sixth inning to lose the opener and allowed five early runs in the second game, as the No. 1 Bulldogs dropped a doubleheader Tuesday at Northwood University, 15-7 and 5-4, in Cedar Hill, Texas.


Ferrell's gem sends CU to 7-1 triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tommy Winegardner belted a three-run homer in a four-run sixth inning and Cody Ferrell tossed a complete game, giving up just one run with five strikeouts, in No. 1 Cumberland’s 7-1 victory Monday over Texas Wesleyan in Fort Worth, Texas.


Winegardner's big day leads CU to 6-5 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tommy Winegardner’s two-run double and Greg Appleton’s RBI single put top-ranked Cumberland ahead to stay and Christian Jennings tossed 2.1 innings of relief to pick up the win in a 6-5 victory over Texas Wesleyan on Sunday in Fort Worth, Texas.


Kirby's big relief efforts give Bulldogs sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Keith Kirby tossed 4.2 innings of shutout relief to pick up the victory and Cory Farris’ two-out, two-run single in the seventh inning provided the winning runs in No. 1 Cumberland’s 4-2 win over Freed-Hardeman on Friday in Henderson, Tenn.


Dominant pitching gives Bulldogs sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Aaron Wilkerson allowed two hits and struck out 11 and Will Locante gave up one run on four hits and struck out 12 in Cumberland's doubleheader sweep of Freed-Hardeman, 4-0 and 2-1, Thursday in Henderson, Tenn.


Baseball adjusts weekend schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Because of anticipated weather issues this weekend, Cumberland has adjusted the baseball schedule this weekend, moving up by one day the contests at Freed-Hardeman and adding a game on Sunday.


Mandarino, Wilkerson named POW

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Mike Mandarino and Aaron Wilkerson were named TranSouth Conference Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, as announced by the conference office Tuesday.


CU splits doubleheader again

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tommy Winegardner hit a two-run homer, Cory Farris drove in a pair of runs and Matt Vance got the win on the mound, leading No. 1 Cumberland to a 6-3 victory and doubleheader split Sunday against Indiana Tech at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Bulldogs split twinbill with BPC

LEBANON, Tenn. – David Fanshawe’s third hit of the game drove in the winning run in the opener and top-ranked Cumberland split a doubleheader against No. 24 Brewton-Parker on Saturday, winning 7-6 and falling 13-0 in five innings at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Seaton drives in both runs in 2-0 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Aaron Wilkerson tossed seven shutout innings and Richie Seaton drove in both runs in No. 1 Cumberland’s 2-0 victory over 24th-ranked Brewton-Parker on Friday at Ernest L. Stockton Field in a first of a three-game series.


Farris' homers, Wilkerson's pitching lead 4-2 triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Aaron Wilkerson pitched seven strong innings and Cory Farris provided all of the offense with a pair of two-run home runs, as top-ranked Cumberland defeated 12th-ranked Belhaven University, 4-2, Saturday afternoon at Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, Miss.


Big innings lead Bulldogs to victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cory Farris homered, drove in three runs and scored three times and Mike Mandarino homered and allowed an unearned run in five innings of work in a 12-3 victory over McKendree University on Saturday morning in Jackson, Miss.


Missed opportunities lead to first loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Pinch-hitter Tony Kossina squeezed in the winning run as McKendree University scored twice in the bottom of the seventh for a 2-1 victory Friday over No. 1 Cumberland at Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, Miss.


Appleton, Mandarino homers lead Bulldog sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Greg Appleton hit a pair of home runs in the opener and Mike Mandarino added a two-run shot in the second game, as top-ranked Cumberland swept a doubleheader, 9-3 and 2-0, Sunday at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Bulldogs sweep opening doubleheader

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cory Farris hit a walkoff home run in the eighth inning and Mike Mandarino allowed one run on two hits in six innings of work , as top-ranked Cumberland swept a doubleheader from Missouri Baptist, 3-2 and 7-1, Saturday at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Bulldogs featured in The City Paper

LEBANON, Tenn. – Head coach Woody Hunt and the Cumberland Bulldog baseball team are the featured story in The City Paper of Nashville today in an article written by Jerome Boettcher.


Baseball Preview: Outfielders and Schedule

Outfielders and the schedule are featured in the third and final preview of the 2011 Cumberland baseball team.


Bulldog baseball schedule for opening weekend altered

LEBANON, Tenn. – Impending weather later this week has caused a change to the Cumberland baseball schedule. All of Friday’s games have been canceled and the Bulldogs will open the season Saturday at Noon with a doubleheader against Missouri Baptist.


Baseball Preview: Infielders

Infielders are featured in the second of a three-part preview of the 2011 Cumberland baseball team.


Baseball Preview: Pitchers and Catchers

Pitchers and catchers are featured in the first of a three-part preview of the 2011 Cumberland baseball team.


Baseball Dinner and Auction set for Feb. 24

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will host its annual Baseball Dinner and Auction at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 24, in the Benton Jennings Center on campus. The evening will include a silent and live auction of baseball memorabilia as well as other donated items. All proceeds from the event benefit the baseball program.


Hunt adds Man of the Year, Mr. Baseball honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University baseball coach Woody Hunt continues to add honors to his resumé this month, picking up a pair of prestigious awards from local organizations after Hunt led the Bulldogs to the 2010 NAIA National Championship last June.


Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame will honor baseball national champions

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s 2010 Baseball National Championship team will be honored on Friday, February 11 at the Renaissance Hotel in Nashville during the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet.


Hunt, Alexander accepting Coach of the Year awards

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland head coaches Woody Hunt and Dewayne Alexander will both accept Coach of the Year awards in the coming days at their respective national conventions taking place in Dallas, Texas, and Nashville, Tenn.


Season tickets now on sale

LEBANON, Tenn. – Season tickets are now on sale for the 2011 Cumberland University baseball season at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium. The Bulldogs will play 31 home games on 21 dates during the 2011 campaign, starting with four games on opening weekend, February 11-13, against Missouri Baptist and St Francis-Fort Wayne.


Former Bulldog added to Padres 40-man roster

LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland University catcher Luis Martinez was added to the 40-man roster for the San Diego Padres on November 19. Martinez was a Texas League All-Star and the MVP of the All-Star game this past season.


Baseball announces 2011 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University baseball coach Woody Hunt announced the 2011 schedule this week, which features 31 home games, two contests at Veterans Field in Lebanon and eight opponents ranked in the 2011 NAIA Baseball Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll.


CU picked to win TranSouth

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s baseball team was a unanimous pick to win the TranSouth Conference in a poll of league coaches released last week in conjunction with the announcement of the 2011 NAIA Baseball Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll.


Cumberland ranked No. 1 in preseason baseball poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University is ranked No. 1 in the nation in the 2011 NAIA Baseball Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll released this week. The defending national champions garnered 16 of the 20 first-place votes and totaled 556 points.


Wilkerson named Preseason All-American

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland pitcher Aaron Wilkerson was one of 17 players named to the 2011 NAIA Baseball Preseason All-America Team, as announced by the national office.


Former Bulldog Godfrey passes away

LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland two-sport athlete Stephen Godfrey tragically passed away last Friday in Decatur, Ala. Godfrey played football and baseball at Cumberland in the early 1990’s and graduated in 1994 bachelor’s in Business Administration.


Baseball set to host pancake breakfast, garage sale

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland baseball team will hold the annual Pancake Breakfast and Garage Sale on the CU campus from 6 a.m. until Noon on Saturday, November 13.


Tickets still available for Championship Dinner

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tickets may still be purchased for the Baseball Championship Ring Celebration and Dinner set for this Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church in Lebanon, honoring the 2010 National Championship team as well as All-Americans and Scholar-Athletes from the club.


Ring dinner, celebration set for October 14

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will host a Championship Ring Celebration and Dinner for the 2010 Baseball National Championship team on Thursday, October 14 at Immanuel Baptist Church in Lebanon. The dinner is open to the public and only 100 tickets are available.


Bulldogs set to scrimmage at Lebanon, White House

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball team will play an intrasquad scrimmage Tuesday, September 14, at 6 p.m. at Veterans Field in Lebanon. The public is invited to get a first-look at head coach Woody Hunt’s 2011 club. Admission is free.


Hunt presented with Reese L. Smith, Jr. Award

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Woody Hunt was presented with the Reese L. Smith, Jr., Award Tuesday by the Nashville Sports Council at the organization’s monthly luncheon at the Wildhorse Saloon in downtown Nashville.


Photos, DVD's available of national championship

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland supporters and alumni may purchase photos and DVD’s of this year’s NAIA Baseball National Championship at www.naiaworldseries.com.


Baseball set to host Alumni Game

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball will host its bi-annual Alumni Game on Homecoming weekend this fall, with a breakfast at the Benton Jennings Indoor Facility at 8:30 a.m. followed by the Alumni Game at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 2.


Seven CU squads earn NAIA Scholar-Team Award

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seven Cumberland athletic teams were recognized with the NAIA National Scholar-Team Award recently among 864 teams nationally. A team must post a minimum 3.0 grade-point-average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution to be considered for the NAIA Scholar Team award.


Six selected for Sports Hall of Fame

LEBANON, Tenn. – Six former Cumberland University athletes and coaches will be inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame in the Class of 2010, including the late Nick Coutras, Randy Stegall, Rita Maynard McCarthy, Bud Childers, Roger Cox and Tommy Smith.