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.

Caplinger, Hegre, Woodring earn MSC Gold Glove honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Kayley Caplinger, Tawnee Hegre and Taylor Woodring were named to the 2018 Mid-South Conference Gold Glove Team, as announced by the league office during the conference tournament in Bowling Green, Ky.

Phoenix season ends with 8-5 loss

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Tyra Graham and Kayala Hoppenjans each posted two hits and Tawnee Hegre drove in two runs, but Georgetown College scored six runs in the middle innings in an 8-5 victory over Cumberland here Sunday afternoon at the Mid-South Conference Softball Championships.

Caplinger pitches, hits Phoenix to 5-2 win

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Kayley Caplinger helped herself with a bases-clearing triple in the fifth inning that put Cumberland ahead for good and Tyra Graham and Shae Dunn each posted two hits in a 5-2 victory for the Phoenix over the University of the Cumberlands here Sunday morning at the Mid-South Conference Softball 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.

Four-run sixth carries Campbellsville past CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kayley Caplinger tossed five strong innings and Shae Dunn tripled and scored, but fourth-ranked Campbellsville University broke open a one-run game with four runs in the sixth inning in a 6-1 victory over Cumberland in the second round of the Mid-South Conference Softball Championships here Friday night at Michael O. Buchanon Park.

Five-run seventh propels Phoenix past SSU

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Kayley Caplinger’s bases-clearing double capped a five-run seventh inning, helping Cumberland break open a close game and defeat Shawnee State, 11-5, in the first game of the Mid-South Conference Softball Championships here Friday afternoon at Bowling Green Ballpark.

Graham, Caplinger garner First Team All-MSC accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Tyra Graham and Kayley Caplinger earned First Team All-Mid-South Conference honors and Morgan Arndt, Imani Torregano and Tawnee Hegre were voted Second Team All-MSC, as announced by the league office during a pre-tournament banquet Thursday night in Bowling Green, Ky.

135 athletic personnel, student-athletes set for graduation Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and thirty-five current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 176th Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall. It marks the sixth straight year of more than 100 graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.