Bulldog summer camps underway

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University athletics camps are in full swing as several different programs began working with campers over the last several weeks.


137 student-athletes named to Spring Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2014 Spring Semester Dean’s List last week, which includes 137 current and former student-athletes and athletic training majors. The honor is reserved for students who have achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the spring semester.


Roper garners Second Team All-American honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – The awards continue to pile up for junior softball player Jessica Roper, who was tabbed Second Team All-American, the NAIA announced over the weekend.


Three softball players tabbed NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seniors Caroline Curran and Victoria Bennett and junior Sydney Broderick were each named 2014 Daktronics-NAIA Softball Scholar Athletes, the NAIA announced this week.


Softball inks Delgado, Gonzalez

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Giselle Delgado and Madison Gonzalez to scholarship papers this week for the 2015 season. Delgado and Gonzalez are the eighth and ninth signees for the Bulldogs for next season.


Deadline approaching for softball Early Bird Clinic

LEBANON, Tenn. – The deadline for the Cumberland softball Early Bird Clinic comes to an end this Friday. The camp, slated for June 3-4, is designed for advanced athletes preparing for tournaments during the summer season.


Newsome inks with CU softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Siegel High School product Leah Newsome to scholarship papers this week for the 2015 season.


131 student-athletes, personnel set to graduate

LEBANON, Tenn. – A record 131 current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 172nd Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall on the CU campus. It marks the fourth straight year of increase in the number of graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.


Georgetown no-hits Bulldogs to win Mid-South Championship

DANVILLE, Ky. – Freshman starting pitcher Jessica Claxton threw a seven-inning no-hitter for the Georgetown Tigers, as GC defeated the Cumberland softball team, 3-0 and 4-0, to win the Mid-South Conference Championship here Sunday at Millennium Park.


Maynard’s gem, Roper’s bomb lifts Bulldogs, 3-2

DANVILLE, Ky. – Cumberland seniors Courtney Maynard and Jessica Lozano combined to allow just two runs and redshirt junior Jessica Roper blasted a two-run homer in the fifth to pace the Bulldogs in a 3-2 victory and send the club to the Mid-South Conference championship game here Friday at Millennium Park.


Lozano leads Bulldogs over top-seeded Lindsey Wilson

DANVILLE, Ky. – Senior Jessica Lozano faced the minimum over the final four innings in relief for the Cumberland softball squad, as the Bulldogs outlasted top-seeded and No.9 nationally-ranked Lindsey Wilson, 3-1, to advance in the winner’s bracket of the Mid-South Conference Championship on Friday at Millennium Park.


Bulldogs survive and advance in Mid-South opening round

DANVILLE, Ky. – Cumberland exploded for four runs in the sixth inning to break open a 2-1 game, and held on, working out of a bases loaded jam in the seventh to win the Mid-South Conference Championships opening round, 6-4, over the University of Rio Grande on Thursday at Millennium Park.


Roper tabbed Mid-South Player of the Year

LEBANON, Tenn. – Following a season in which she batted a Mid-South Conference best .451, junior Jessica Roper has been named the Mid-South Conference Player of the Year, the conference office announced Wednesday.


Softball tournament again rescheduled

LEBANON, Tenn.—Continued inclement weather in the Danville, Ky., area has again forced a rescheduling of the Mid-South Conference Softball Championship at Millennium Park.


Nine softball players named MSC Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nine Cumberland softball players were honored as Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes, conference officials announced Wednesday.


Roper named TSWA Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Jessica Roper was slated as the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Player of the Week on Tuesday after leading the Cumberland softball squad to a 5-1 week to close out the regular season.


Mid-South Softball Championship postponed to Thursday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Expected Inclement weather over the next two days has forced the postponement of the start of the 2014 Mid-South Conference Softball Championship at Millennium Park in Danville, Ky., the conference announced late Monday.


Softball opens MSC Championships with Rio Grande

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland softball team will square off against the University of Rio Grande at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday to open play in the Mid-South Conference Championships at Millennium Park in Danville, Ky., as announced Sunday by the league office.


Bulldogs split with Rio Grande in regular-season finale

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University softball squad earned a 5-4 victory in a bizarre finish in game one of a twinbill with the University of Rio Grande, before falling, 6-3, in game two, as the RedStorm used a five run inning to earn the split Saturday at the CU Softball Field.


Bulldogs take twinbill sweep over Shawnee State

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland used a walk-off winner from senior Shawnee Kirk in a game one 2-1 victory before exploding for 12 runs on 14 hits in game two en route to a 12-8 win and a two-game Mid-South Conference sweep over Shawnee State on Friday at the CU Softball Field.


Bulldogs take a pair over St. Catharine

LEBANON, Tenn. – Redshirt junior Jessica Roper delivered a walk-off double in game one and scored three times in game two, as the Cumberland softball squad won a pair of games, 3-2 and 13-3, over St. Catharine College on Tuesday at the CU Softball Field.


Athletics set to honor Bulldog scholar-athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletics will host the Third Annual Scholar-Athlete Recognition Day with a breakfast for 132 current students at Immanuel Baptist Church on Friday, April 25. Current Bulldog student-athletes must maintain a 3.25 grade-point-average with at least 30 credit hours passed before the spring semester.


Bulldog bats quiet in doubleheader sweep

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Senior Shawnee Kirk went a combined 3-for-6 in two games but the Cumberland softball team collected just nine hits during the twinbill en route to 5-1 and 2-1 defeats at the hands of Georgetown College on Saturday at Tiger Stadium.


Offensive firepower paces softball sweep

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – The Cumberland softball team collected 37 hits in two games, including five home runs and five doubles, as the Bulldogs coasted to a pair of victories, 13-2 and 10-5, over the University of the Cumberlands on Friday at Gene Mosley Field.


New desktop backgrounds now available

LEBANON, Tenn. – Desktop backgrounds are now available for all four Cumberland University spring sports on the CU website. The backgrounds come in three different sizes to fit a number of screens.


Home runs lead Campbellsville to twinbill sweep over CU

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Six home runs, including three in one inning, were too much to overcome, as the Cumberland softball squad fell in a pair of games via run-rule defeats at the hands of Campbellsville University in Mid-South Conference action on Tuesday at Veterans Memorial Park.


Baseball, softball games moved to Wednesday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball and softball games scheduled for Tuesday have both been moved to Wednesday due to torrential downpours and impending cold temperatures over the next two days in middle Tennessee and central Kentucky.


Walk-off downs Bulldogs at Lindsey Wilson

COLUMBIA, Ky. – The Cumberland softball team fell victim to the walk-off home run Thursday evening en route to a doubleheader sweep at Lindsey Wilson. The Bulldogs dropped game one, 7-3, and came up just short of a thrilling comeback in game two, an 11-10 defeat.


CU walks off then wins big versus Tennessee Temple

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Victoria Bennett lifted a single to left-center to knock in the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth in a 6-5 victory in game one, and the Bulldogs scored nine runs in the opening frame of game two en route to a 16-0 win over Tennessee Temple on Tuesday at the CU Softball Field.


Softball dominant in twinbill sweep on Senior Day

LEBANON, Tenn. – Celebrating Senior Day, the Cumberland softball team controlled a pair of contests in nearly every facet en route to 17-1 and 8-0 victories in Mid-South Conference play over Bluefield College on Saturday at the CU Softball Field.


Pitching dominates in doubleheader sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland pitching did not allow an earned run in 14 innings, and combined to allow just 11 hits as the Bulldogs took a pair of Mid-South Conference games, 3-0 and 7-2, versus the University of Pikeville on Friday at the CU Softball Field.


Resurgent bats save softball split with St. Catharine

ST. CATHARINE, Ky. – After a third straight game with just four hits—a 2-1 defeat in game one—the Cumberland bats finally appeared, as the Bulldog softball team broke out for 10 runs on 10 hits in a 10-0 six-inning defeat on the road versus St. Catharine College on Wednesday at Salt River Electric Field.


Bulldog offense sputters in doubleheader split

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland softball team scored just a combined four runs on eight hits in a twinbill split versus Freed-Hardeman on Tuesday at the CU Softball Field. CU won the first game 2-1 in nine innings, before falling 5-2 in the second.


Twinbill sweep ends with wild finish

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland softball team scored four runs on just a single hit in order to erase a three-run deficit in the final inning en route to a 5-4 victory in game two of a doubleheader sweep of Virginia Intermont on Sunday at the CU Softball Field.


Softball doubleheader versus St. Catharine canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Inclement weather overnight and this morning has caused the Cumberland softball team to cancel its originally scheduled Mid-South Conference twinbill on the road versus St. Catharine College.


Softball alters schedule for next week

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University softball team has made a pair of changes to the schedule for next week. The twinbill originally scheduled for Monday, March 31 versus Martin Methodist has been canceled and the club will now play a doubleheader against Freed-Hardeman on Tuesday, April 1.


Darkness ends CU softball contest in 3-3 tie

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland broke out for 13 hits in the first game of a doubleheader versus Georgia Gwinnett, but left 10 runners aboard in an 11-8 defeat and ran out of daylight in game two, as the contest ended in a 3-3 draw on Tuesday at the CU Softball Field.


CU splits doubleheader with the Cumberlands

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University softball team received a stellar pitching performance from senior Courtney Maynard, but struggled at the plate earning a doubleheader split versus the University of the Cumberlands on Saturday at the CU Softball Field.


Bulldogs drop twinbill versus Georgetown College

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University softball team scored just four runs in two games en route to a pair of defeats at the hands of Georgetown College on Friday at the CU Softball Field in Mid-South Conference action.


Maynard named TSWA Pitcher of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Courtney Maynard garnered another award for a stellar performance last week, as the right handed hurler was named Tennessee Sports Writers Association Pitcher of the Week, announced on Tuesday.


CU comeback falls short during doubleheader sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was shutout in the opening game, 2-0, and saw its comeback efforts fall just short in game two, as the Bulldogs dropped a pair of Mid-South Conference games versus No. 11 Lindsey Wilson in softball action on Tuesday at the CU Softball Field.


Nicholson, Maynard named Mid-South Player, Pitcher of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland redshirt senior Emily Nicholson was name Mid-South Player of the Week and senior Courtney Maynard earned Mid-South Pitcher of the Week as the duo led the Bulldog softball team to a 6-0 week in conference play.


Softball pushes back Lindsey Wilson doubleheader

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University softball schedule has been amended this week as Sunday’s washout and more impending weather and cold temperatures on Monday has prompted Monday’s scheduled doubleheader versus Lindsey Wilson at the CU Softball Field to be pushed back to Tuesday.


Bulldogs win eighth straight in twinbill sweep

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Junior Kaleigh Pearce hit two runs in game one and senior Devon Jamerson went 3-for-4 with a triple and two doubles as Cumberland pushed its winning streak to eight games with two Mid-South Conference victories over the University of Pikeville, 10-0 and 7-1, on Saturday at Paul Butcher Field.


CU collects 32 hits in doubleheader sweep of Bluefield

BECKLEY, W. Va. – Redshirt senior Emily Nicholson knocked in seven runs and freshman Kassydi Montgomery and redshirt junior Jessica Roper each plated six as the Cumberland softball squad scored 28 runs on 32 hits in a pair of run-rule victories over Bluefield College on Friday at Linda K. Epling Stadium.


Big boppers help Bulldogs sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kassydi Montgomery hit a walk-off solo homer in the seventh inning in the first game and Cumberland belted four homers in the second contest, with the Bulldogs sweeping a doubleheader from Campbellsville University, 4-3 and 11-3, on a cold and windy Wednesday afternoon here at the CU Softball Field.


Bulldog pitching leads to twinbill sweep over Bryan College

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior starting pitcher Courtney Maynard threw a four-hit shutout and senior Jessica Lozano added a complete game, allowing just five hits and a run as the Cumberland softball team completed a two-game sweep of Bryan College here Tuesday at the CU Softball Field.


Campbellsville doubleheader moved to March 12

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s softball doubleheader scheduled for Monday against Campbellsville University has been moved to Wednesday, March 12, at 1 and 3 p.m., because of forecasted inclement weather and cold temperatures in the Lebanon area.


Big offensive day ends in twinbill split

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – Cumberland collected 30 hits over two games, but only grabbed one victory as the Bulldogs split a Mid-South Conference doubleheader versus Shawnee State, winning the first game 8-2 before dropping the second 10-9 at Boone Coleman Field.


CU splits MSC opener at Rio Grande

RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Senior starting pitcher Courtney Maynard threw a complete game, allowing just two hits and one run while striking out four as the Cumberland softball team split a doubleheader versus the University of Rio Grande to open Mid-South Conference Play at the Rio Softball Complex.


Bulldogs ink California Cohen

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Highland, Calif., native Maryah Cohen to scholarship papers this week for the 2014-15 academic year. Cohen is the sixth signee for next season for the Bulldogs, a team that has eight seniors this season.


Four home runs aid doubleheader sweep

FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – Cumberland struggled early, but the bats came alive as Cumberland rallied to erase a two-run deficit in game one, and broke game two open with a seven-run fourth inning en route to a pair of victories over Emmanuel College on Tuesday at the EC Softball Field.


Softball adds fifth signee

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Knoxville, Tenn., native Alisa Walker to scholarship papers this week for the 2014-15 academic year. Walker becomes the fifth signee for the Bulldogs for next season.


Softball wins two at Georgia Gwinnett

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – Jessica Roper hit a three run homerun in the fifth inning of game one and Jessica Lozano struck out eight batters in a complete game in game two as the Cumberland softball team completed a two-game sweep of Georgia Gwinnett on Monday at the Grizzly Softball Complex.


Bulldogs split twinbill with Taylor University

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seniors Caroline Curran and Jessica Lozano combined for a five-hit shutout in the second game of a doubleheader as Cumberland beat Taylor University 2-0 to avenge a 4-2 loss in game one in softball action here Friday at the CU Softball Field.


Softball changes Friday games to doubleheader

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland softball tripleheader originally scheduled for Friday against Taylor University at the CU Softball Field has been change to a doubleheader.


Softball adds three games versus Taylor University

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland softball team has added a tripleheader against Taylor University on Friday at the CU Softball Field. The Bulldogs will play host to the Trojans for contests at 10 a.m., noon and 3 p.m.


Softball sweeps season-opening doubleheader

LEBANON, Tenn. – Redshirt senior Emily Nicholson collected six RBIs in a 4-for-6 day at the plate as the Cumberland softball team swept Union College, 2-0 and 5-4, in an opening day twinbill here Tuesday at the CU Softball Field.


Webcasting schedule set for baseball, softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the schedule for video webcasting of baseball and softball home games for the 2014 season this week. The schedule includes 43 total contests on 27 dates beginning Tuesday, February 11 with the baseball home opener against Union University.


128 student-athletes named to Fall Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2013 Fall Dean’s List, which includes 128 student-athletes and athletic training majors. The honor is reserved for students who have achieved a GPA of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the fall semester.


Softball tabbed third in Preseason Coaches’ Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s softball team was selected third among 10 teams in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll the league office released Monday afternoon.


Softball signs Benavides

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif, native Vienna Benavides to scholarship papers this week for the 2015 season. Benavides is the fourth signee for the Bulldogs for next season.


Rasmussen inks with Bulldog softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Tampa, Fla., native Brittany Rasmussen to scholarship papers this week for the 2015 season.


Student-athletes volunteer at Harris Hillman School

Cumberland student-athletes Corey Matyskiela, Sarah Murray and Victoria Bennett recently spent time with special needs children at Harris Hillman School in Nashville as part of the continuing community service projects within the CU Athletic Department.


White County's Abell inks with Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Sparta, Tenn., native Kristen Abell this week to scholarship papers for the 2014-15 academic year.


Bulldogs help build homes for Habitat for Humanity

LEBANON, Tenn. – Over the course of the month of November, Cumberland athletic programs have made a pair of trips to build houses for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville.


Softball announces 2014 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the club’s 2014 schedule this week, which includes 16 home doubleheaders and 36 conference games for the Bulldogs.


Smith County's Gregory signs with CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Carthage, Tenn., native Brianna Gregory to scholarship papers, the first signee for the Bulldogs for the 2015 season.


Student-athletes visit Sam Houston Elementary

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland student-athletes took some time to give back to the Lebanon community Friday, as more than 50 players visited Sam Houston Elementary to share wisdom on college life and offer tips in their respective sports at the Sports Spectacular.


New options available for live video, audio, stats

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Athletics is adding to its services for live video, audio and stats for the 2013-14 academic year beginning with Wednesday’s first home event, a volleyball match against Tennessee Temple at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


NAIA honors 13 Bulldog programs

LEBANON, Tenn. – A record 13 Cumberland University programs were honored as NAIA Scholar Teams over the weekend. Teams must post a minimum 3.0 grade-point-average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution and the team GPA includes all eligible varsity student-athletes.