Softball inks Jamerson

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Antioch, Calif., native Devon Jamerson to scholarship papers for the 2012-13 academic year. Jamerson is the fourth signee for the program for next season.


Bennett, Blackwood, Gray named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Victoria Bennett, Allison Blackwood and Caity Gray all earned Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors, as announced this week by the national office.


Riverdale's Kelley transferring to CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Riverdale High School product Megan Kelley to scholarship papers for the 2012-13 academic year. Kelley is the third signee for the program for next season.


Blackwood voted Academic All-American

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Allison Blackwood was voted Second Team Capital One Academic All-American as a designated player, as announced Monday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).


Bulldogs ink transfer Veyna

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Kalispell, Mont., native and University of Great Falls transfer Brittni Veyna to scholarship papers for the 2013 season.


Softball signs Curran

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of lefthanded pitcher and Bradenton, Fla., native Caroline Curran to scholarship papers this week.


Blackwood named Academic All-District

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Allison Blackwood was voted Capital One Academic All-District IV in the College Division as announced this week by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Blackwood will now enter the pool for Academic All-America honors to be announced May 21.


Softball season ends with loss to MMC

JACKSON, Tenn. – Chrissy Worth allowed one run on five hits and Samantha Queen went 3-for-3 with three RBIs and two runs scored in Martin Methodist’s 6-0 victory over Cumberland in an elimination game here Thursday night at the West Tennessee Healthcare Sportsplex.


Late rally gives Union 2-1 victory

JACKSON, Tenn. – A ground ball by DeShuni Sanders in the bottom of the seventh got through the infield and into leftcenter, scoring a pair of runs and giving 13th-ranked Union a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over Cumberland on Thursday here at the West Tennessee Healthcare Sportsplex.


Maynard tosses shutout in opener

JACKSON, Tenn. – Courtney Maynard tossed a two-hit shutout and Caity Gray collected three hits and two RBIs in Cumberland's 7-0 victory over Blue Mountain in the TranSouth Championships here Wednesday night at the West Tennessee Healthcare Sportsplex.


Maynard, Blackwood earn First Team All-TSAC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Courtney Maynard and Allison Blackwood were each voted First Team All-TranSouth and Sydney Broderick and Emily Nicholson both earned Second Team honors in a vote of league coaches released Tuesday by the conference office.


Eight players named TranSouth Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eight Cumberland softball players were among 59 named TranSouth Scholar-Athletes this week by the conference office. Student-athletes must be a sophomore, junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.00 grade-point-average on a 4.0 scale to be eligible for the award.


Broderick earns TranSouth POW honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Sydney Broderick was named the TranSouth Conference Softball Player of the Week on Monday after helping the Bulldogs to a pair of victories in its only contests last week.


CU wins twice in regular season finale

LEBANON, Tenn. – Courtney Maynard gave up two runs in 13 innings of work and Sydney Broderick collected five hits with two home runs and had five RBIs in the doubleheader, as Cumberland swept a doubleheader, 8-2 and 6-1, against Mid-Continent on Monday in Mayfield, Ky.


Softball loses two more close games

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland managed only seven hits in a doubleheader for the second day in a row and Blue Mountain plated five unearned runs in the two games, sweeping the Bulldogs, 3-2 and 3-1, on Friday in New Albany, Miss.


Bulldogs fall twice at FHU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freed-Hardeman scored two runs in the bottom of the 10th to win the opener and Kamara Trice tossed a two-hitter in the second game in the Lions doubleheader sweep over Cumberland, 4-3 and 5-1, on Thursday in Henderson, Tenn.


Rain cancels contest with Tech

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s softball game against Tennessee Tech on Tuesday was canceled in the second inning with the Golden Eagles leading 2-0 because of persistent rain in the area. The game will not be madeup.


Softball falls twice at No. 11 Union

LEBANON, Tenn. – Union University scored three times in the sixth to take the opener and plated a single run in the fifth to win the second game, as 11th-ranked Union swept a doubleheader, 5-3 and 3-2, over Cumberland in softball action Saturday in Jackson, Tenn.


Three homers help CU sweep at Bethel

MCKENZIE, Tenn. – Courtney White hit the game-winning homer in the first game and Caity Gray and Sarah Murray each homered to put Cumberland ahead in the second game of a doubleheader sweep, 3-2 and 7-3, here against Bethel Wednesday at Lady Wildcat Field.


Long-ball helps CU split with MCU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Megan Lavery, Emily Nicholson and Courtney White each belted three-run homers, but Mid-Continent’s Lacee Underwood collected three hits and three RBIs and Cumberland split a doubleheader with the Cougars on Monday at the CU Softball Field.


Rain halts doubleheader with Trevecca

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland and Trevecca Nazarene were tied at two heading to the top of the ninth inning when the game was halted by lightning and eventually canceled for the rest of the day on Thursday afternoon at the CU Softball Field.


CU splits with Blue Mountain

LEBANON, Tenn. – Megan Lavery finished with six hits and Allison Blackwood allowed one run in seven-plus innings of work, as Cumberland split a doubleheader against Blue Mountain College, losing 8-7 and winning 7-1 on Tuesday at the CU Softball Field.


Softball swept by Davenport

LEBANON, Tenn. – Paige Sant’Angelo collected five hits in the doubleheader and Davenport University drove in runs when it had opportunities, winning 4-1 and 6-3 over Cumberland on Sunday at the CU Softball Field.


Big innings give Union sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Big innings in both games were the difference, as 11th-ranked Union scored multiple runs twice in the opener and six runs in an inning in the second game, defeating Cumberland 5-0 and 7-3 in a doubleheader Saturday at the CU Softball Field.


Bulldogs split twinbill with MMC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Courtney Maynard posted her third shutout of the season and Cumberland split a weird doubleheader, losing 15-3 in the opener and winning 9-0 in the second game on Wednesday against Martin Methodist at the CU Softball Field.


Blackwood, Maynard earn POW honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Allison Blackwood and Courtney Maynard were named the TranSouth Conference Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, on Monday after helping the Bulldogs to a 4-2 record last week.


Blackwood's single gives CU split with FHU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Allison Blackwood’s RBI single in the eighth gave Cumberland a 3-2 victory in the second game of the doubleheader Saturday against Freed-Hardeman. CU dropped the first game, 5-1, a contest that included an almost two-hour rain delay.


Softball falls short in second game, splits at TNU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Emily Nicholson hit a three-run homer in the top of the seventh, but Trevecca Nazarene scored three times in the bottom of the inning to salvage a doubleheader split against Cumberland on Wednesday in Nashville, Tenn.


Softball wins both games, 4-1

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sydney Broderick recorded two hits in both games and Courtney Maynard and Allison Blackwood combined to allow one run in 12 innings in Cumberland’s doubleheader sweep against Bethel, winning both games 4-1 on Monday at the CU Softball Field.


CU sweeps Lyon, 6-1 and 9-2

LEBANON, Tenn. – Courtney Maynard and Allison Blackwood each tossed complete games, Blackwood accounted for four hits and Emily Nicholson hit a three-run homer in Cumberland’s doubleheader sweep, 6-1 and 9-2, against Lyon College Sunday at the CU Softball Field.


Bulldogs split at Martin Methodist

LEBANON, Tenn. – Allison Blackwood and Sydney Broderick each collected three hits and three RBIs and Cumberland split a doubleheader at Martin Methodist, winning 5-4 and losing 9-5 on Wednesday in Pulaski, Tenn.


Softball sweeps Brescia

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sarah Murray collected four hits in the doubleheader and Courtney Maynard tossed her second complete-game shutout of the year in Cumberland’s sweep against Brescia University, 2-0 and 6-0, Sunday at the CU Softball Field.


Blackwood, Maynard named TranSouth POW

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball players Allison Blackwood and Courtney Maynard were named the TranSouth Conference Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, after the Bulldogs won 3-of-4 games, including a doubleheader sweep at Lyon College.


Bulldogs sweep at Lyon

LEBANON, Tenn. – Allison Blackwood and Kaleigh Pearce each collected five hits and a home run and Courtney Maynard posted her seven straight victory in the circle in Cumberland’s doubleheader sweep at Lyon College on Saturday, 10-0 and 15-11, in Batesville, Ark.


Maynard wins again in CU split

LEBANON, Tenn. – Courtney Maynard picked up her sixth victory, striking out 10, and Allison Blackwood and Sarah Murray each posted two hits and one RBI in Cumberland’s doubleheader split against St. Catharine College Thursday at the CU Softball Field.


CU sweeps Covenant

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland scored two runs with four straight hits to win the opener and Courtney Maynard picked up her fifth victory in the second game in Cumberland’s sweep of Covenant College on Saturday, 6-5 and 6-2, at the CU Softball Field.


Big innings give Bulldogs win in opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland scored seven runs in the sixth inning to win the opener, 12-5, but Katie Smth’s two-run homer in the eighth inning gave Indiana Wesleyan a 4-3 win in the second game on a cold and windy Friday at the CU Softball Field.


Broderick, Maynard earn TranSouth POW honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Sydney Broderick and Courtney Maynard were named the TranSouth Conference Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, on Tuesday after helping the Bulldogs win 3-of-4 games during their first week of competition.


Maynard wins for third time in CU split

LEBANON, Tenn. – Courtney Maynard picked up her third win in the circle and Megan Lavery collected three hits and scored three times, as Cumberland dropped the first game 5-2 and won the second contest 6-1 Tuesday against Campbellsville University at the CU Softball Field.


CU splits at Christian Brothers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Emily Nicholson homered twice and Courtney Maynard gave up an unearned runs in six innings, as Cumberland split a doubleheader at Christian Brothers, losing the opener 9-3 before posting a 4-1 victory in the second contest on Sunday in Memphis, Tenn.


Softball games moved to Sunday

LEBANON, Tenn. – With rain in the forecast, Cumberland’s softball game at Christian Brothers scheduled for Saturday has been moved to Sunday at 1 p.m. in Memphis, Tenn. Stay tuned to GoCumberlandAthletics.com for updates on the weekend schedule of all Cumberland athletic teams.


Broderick's two homers lead sweep for CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Sydney Broderick hit two home runs and collected five RBIs and Sarah Murray added three hits, as Cumberland swept a doubleheader from Bryan College, 5-2 and 6-2, Thursday at the CU Softball Field.


Softball picked fourth in Preseason Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was picked fourth in a vote of league coaches in the 2012 TranSouth Conference Softball Preseason Poll released this week by the league office. Union University was picked as the favorite to win the conference, earning seven first-place votes.


Cumberland announces 2012 softball schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the 2012 schedule this week, with the Bulldogs playing 30 home games starting with the season opener February 16 against Bryan College.


Softball hosting annual dinner and auction

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University softball team will host its annual Silent Auction and Dinner on Friday, November 4 at 6 p.m. in Baird Chapel on the CU campus.


Softball adds three more signees

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of California natives Jessica Lozano and Natalie Garcia and Texas native Kacy Hobbs to scholarship papers for the 2012 season.


Eight clubs earn NAIA Scholar Team award

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eight Cumberland University athletic teams posted team grade-point-averages of 3.00 or higher for the 2010-11 academic year, earning NAIA Scholar Team honors, as announced by the national office. Teams must record a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution to be eligible for the award.


Construction continues on softball addition

LEBANON, Tenn. – Workers poured and finished the concrete slab Thursday morning on the new addition at the Cumberland softball field which includes a players lounge, locker room and coaches offices, as construction continues on the new addition for the 2011-12 year.


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.