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July 24, 2014 | Wrestling, Headlines
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestling coach Todd Allen announced the team’s 2014-15 schedule this week, which includes a pair of home dual meets along with an open tournament as well as an intersquad and alumni meet to begin the campaign.
July 24, 2014 | Football, Headlines
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletics announced its 2014 Gameday events this week, which includes honoring conference and national champions for baseball, wrestling, men’s golf, women’s soccer and men’s tennis, as well as a $2 donation to the Make-A-Wish Foundation for each paying customer during one November contest.
July 18, 2014 | Baseball, Headlines
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.
July 17, 2014 | Baseball, Headlines
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.
July 17, 2014 | Baseball, Men's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Men's Tennis, Men's Soccer, Wrestling, Volleyball, Women's Basketball, Women's Cross Country, Women's Soccer, Softball, Women's Tennis, Headlines
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.
July 14, 2014 | Women's Soccer, Headlines
LEBANON, Tenn. – Nashville FC honored former Cumberland University women’s soccer assistant coach Eric Susewind with a team jersey given to his brother and parents and also hung in the team’s bench area during the club’s final home match on July 4.
July 14, 2014 | Baseball, Headlines
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.
July 03, 2014 | Volleyball, Headlines
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the hiring of Vincennes University’s Brittany Harry as the program’s new volleyball head coach. Harry officially begins her duties at CU on July 14.
June 23, 2014 | Baseball, Men's Basketball, Men's Soccer, Women's Basketball, Women's Soccer, Softball, Headlines, Community Engagement
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University athletics camps are in full swing as several different programs began working with campers over the last several weeks.
June 23, 2014 | Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer, Headlines
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland soccer will offer a third skills camp for boys and girls this summer on July 21-25 from 9 a.m.-Noon for ages 8-18 at Lindsey Donnell Stadium on the CU campus.
June 17, 2014 | Men's Tennis, Headlines
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Antonio Manuel Marcelo was named an ITA All-American for the second straight year recently by the national governing body of collegiate tennis, one of 31 men’s players honored by the ITA.
June 17, 2014 | Baseball, Headlines
News and notes from around the Cumberland baseball program, including more history for lefthander Anthony Gomez and Sam Lind inking a professional contract.
June 12, 2014 | Headlines, General
LEBANON, Tenn. – With the help of its third baseball national championship in 10 years, Cumberland placed 45th overall among 189 schools in the 2014 Learfield Sports Directors' Cup, announced this week at the NACDA Convention in Orlando, Fla.
June 12, 2014 | Women's Soccer, Headlines
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer head coach Gavin McKinney announced this week the promotion of Adam Grant to full-time assistant coach effective immediately for the 2014 season. Grant has spent the last two years as a graduate assistant with the Bulldog program.
June 11, 2014 | Baseball, Headlines
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland infielder Josciel Veras was selected in the 30th round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Saturday by the Cincinnati Reds.
June 07, 2014 | Baseball, Headlines
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Tyler Anderson received the 2014 Rawlings-NAIA Baseball Gold Glove at shortstop, as selected by the NAIA-Baseball Coaches Association All-America Selection Committee. For the eighth year, a total of nine players were chosen based upon their defensive success.
June 06, 2014 | Baseball, Headlines
LEBANON, Tenn. – Five Cumberland players – Sam Lind, Ricky Coleman, Tyler Anderson, Justin Byrd and Anthony Gomez – were named to the All-Tournament Team at the 58th Annual Avista-NAIA World Series and Lind earned MVP honors for the tournament, as announced last weekend at the conclusion of the event.
June 05, 2014 | Headlines, General
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Jo Jo Freeman was named the co-Mid-South Conference Sports Information Director of the Year, along with Lindsey Wilson’s Chris Wells, for 2013-14 at the conference meetings this week in Campbellsville, Ky.
June 05, 2014 | Volleyball, Headlines
LEBANON, Tenn. – Long-time Cumberland volleyball coach Dwayne Deering has resigned effective June 27, as announced this morning by Director of Athletics Ron Pavan. A national search for Deering’s replacement will begin immediately under Pavan’s supervision.
June 05, 2014 | Baseball, Headlines
LEBANON, Tenn. – After winning its third national championship in 10 years, Cumberland ended the season ranked No. 1 in the 2014 NAIA Baseball Coaches’ Postseason Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Wednesday. The Bulldogs were the unanimous selection, collecting all 20 first-place votes and 560 total points.