Softball adds Union City's Davis to recruiting class

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Union City, Tenn., native Kristian Davis to scholarship papers for the 2017-18 academic year.


Don't miss summer sports camps at Cumberland

LEBANON, Tenn. – Dates and information for remaining Cumberland summer sports camps for baseball, softball, tennis, volleyball, football and basketball may be found at www.cumberlandcamps.com. Information for all camps may be found online and sign-ups and payments can be made for all of the camps except for tennis online.


159 named to Spring 2017 Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released the Dean’s List for Spring 2017 last week with 159 student-athletes and athletic training majors recognized. The honor is reserved for undergraduate students who achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the spring semester.


Phoenix ink California native Antonelli

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Redondo Beach, Calif., native Brigid Antonelli to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year.


Softball signs Florida native Del Valle

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of St. Petersburg College transfer Paola Del Valle to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year. Del Valle becomes the 10th Phoenix signee for next season.


Wilson Central's Robinson signs with CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Lebanon native Paige Robinson to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year. Robinson becomes the ninth Phoenix signee for next season.


125 student-athletes set for graduation Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and twenty-five current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 175th Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall. It marks the fifth straight year of more than 100 graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.


Rainey inks with Phoenix softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Madison, Tenn., native Kayla Rainey to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year. Rainey is the eighth Phoenix signee for next season.


Miscues end season for CU softball

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Georgetown College scored a pair of unearned runs in the fifth to take the lead and Hannah Morton settled down after a rough first inning to get the victory in the circle, helping the Tigers to a 5-3 win over Cumberland University in an elimination game of the Mid-South Conference Softball Championships here Friday afternoon at Michael O. Buchanon Park.


Tigers score late, send Phoenix to opening round loss

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Campbellsville University plated five runs in the sixth and Rachel Denkins tossed six innings allowing just one run on one hit while striking out three batters as Cumberland responded with two runs in the seventh but it wasn’t enough, dropping a 5-2 decision in the opening game of the Mid-South Conference Championships on Friday.


Hernandez earns First Team All-MSC honors; Miles, Torregano named Second Team

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Cumberland’s Jocelyn Hernandez garnered First Team All-Mid-South Conference accolades and Courtney Miles and Imani Torregano were named Second Team All-MSC, as announced Thursday night by the league office in advance of the conference tournament that begins here Friday.


Six softball players earn Academic All-MSC recognition

LEBANON, Tenn. – Six Cumberland University softball players were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference on Wednesday, as announced by the league office before the conference tournament begins this weekend in Bowling Green, Ky.


Softball set to face Campbellsville in MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball is set to face ninth-ranked Campbellsville University in the first round of the Mid-South Conference Softball Championships on Friday, April 28 at 1:30 p.m. CT in Bowling Green, Ky., as announced on Wednesday by the league office.


Rain washes out softball games at Montreat

LEBANON, Tenn. – Overnight rain and more precipitation in the forecast has canceled Cumberland’s softball doubleheader scheduled for Thursday at Montreat College in Montreat, N.C., the second twinbill lost this week by the Phoenix due to weather.


Softball games canceled at Freed-Hardeman

LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland’s doubleheader scheduled for today against Freed-Hardeman has been canceled due to potential inclement weather in Henderson, Tenn., late this afternoon.


Strong pitching, hot bats lift CU to victory

PULASKI, Tenn. – Shae Dunn went 2-for-4 and drove in two runs to lift the Phoenix past Martin Methodist in the first game 3-1 and Alexa Snyder tossed a complete game allowing three hits, no runs and seven strikeouts and Kassydi Montgomery hit a grand slam en route to a 9-0 victory in the nightcap here in Pulaski, Tenn., on Monday.


Shawnee State completes comeback for series sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Shawnee State’s Ashtyn Saunders went 4-for-5 and added four runs in a 13-6 win in the opener and the Bears scored six runs in the third inning to complete an 8-7 comeback in the second game of the day, sweeping the series against Cumberland on Saturday at the CU Softball Field.


Softball falls short to Shawnee State

LEBANON, Tenn. – Imani Torregano went a perfect 4-for-4 at the plate and collected one run and one RBI but Cumberland dropped a 7-5 decision to Shawnee State in the opener and the Bears plated three runs in the second and Kayla Koch hit a solo homer and Miranda Melvin added a two-run home run en route to a 8-5 victory here at the CU Softball field on Friday.


Big innings help CU to 8-6 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Taylor Hurford hit a two-run homer in the fifth for Martin Methodist en route to a 5-2 win in the opener but Cumberland scored three runs in the first inning and four runs in the fifth inning sending the Phoenix to an 8-6 victory in the second game of the day here at the CU Softball Field on Wednesday.


Strong pitching, homers send CU to defeat

COLUMBIA, Ky. – Ninth-ranked Lindsey Wilson’s Sydney Fourman hit a three-run homer and Casey Bryan tossed a near perfect game allowing just two hits, and no runs to take the opener 7-0 while Samantha Luckett and Callum Pilgrim each hit two-run homers in the second game to post a 4-0 win, sweeping the doubleheader over Cumberland on Monday in Columbia, Ky.


Phoenix bats quiet in doubleheader sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – The University of Pikeville’s Alexandra Quill pitched a complete game allowing just six hits and no runs in a 4-0 victory and the Bears plated four runs in the fourth inning to win the second game 4-2 on senior day at the CU Softball Field on Saturday.


10-8 victory helps Phoenix end losing streak

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andrea Enriquez collected two solo homers and Shea Dunn hit a two-run home run in the opener en route to a 10-8 win against the University of Pikeville but a two-run double by Kitty Raymond in the fifth inning helped the Bears to an 8-4 victory in the nightcap here at the CU Softball Field on Friday.


Softball drops two to No. 6 Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kayala Hoppenjans' one-run single in the third inning tied the game at three, but sixth-ranked Campbellsville University plated two runs in the fourth for a 5-3 win in the opener and a nine-run first inning for the Tigers sent them to a 13-0 victory in the second game here at the CU Softball Field on Tuesday.


LAST DAY: CU accepting nominations for 2017 Hall of Fame class

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University Athletic Department is accepting nominations for the Class of 2017 Sports Hall of Fame until Monday, April 3. Nominations must be made in writing and include full justification for the nomination, including statistics, honors, awards and any other pertinent information about the nominee. The 2017 Hall of Fame dinner is set for Friday, October 6, at 6 p.m. in Baird Chapel.


Friendship Christian's Dabbs signs with CU softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Friendship Christian School product Brice Dabbs to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year. Dabbs becomes the seventh Phoenix signee for next season.


Georgetown completes series sweep

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Georgetown College plated 10 runs in the second inning of the opener including a grand slam by Hannah Howes for a 13-1 victory and the Tigers’ Hannah Morton pitched a complete second game, allowing no runs and just three hits in a 7-0 win on Saturday in Georgetown, Ky.


Big hits send Tigers past CU

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Kassydi Montgomery hit a solo homer to score Cumberland’s only run, dropping a 5-1 decision to Georgetown College in the opener and the Tigers drove in four runs in the second inning leading them to a 8-3 victory in the nightcap on Friday, in Georgetown, Ky.


Comeback falls short for Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Casey Bryan tossed an entire game for 11th-ranked Lindsey Wilson allowing just one run, seven hits and striking out seven batters en route to a 6-1 victory in the opener and Cumberland fell short in the nightcap as Kassydi Montgomery hit a solo homer in the sixth inning to put the Phoenix ahead but the Blue Raiders tied the game in the seventh and scored one run in the ninth securing a 4-3 win here at the CU softball field on Wednesday.


Stanfill picks up win No. 200 in doubleheader sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Imani Torregano posted six hits in the doubleheader and Kassydi Montgomery drove in a pair of runs and registered three hits, helping Cumberland to 7-4 and 3-2 wins over Central Baptist College in softball action here Monday at the CU Softball Field.


Phoenix fall twice to Tigers

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Campbellsville University’s Morgan Gailor pitched a complete game allowing no runs, four hits and striking out eight batters in the opener leading the Tigers to a 5-0 victory and Cumberland pulled within one run in the sixth inning, but it wasn’t enough dropping a 5-4 decision in the second game of the series in Campbellsville, Ky., on Tuesday.


CU swept by Patriots

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – The Phoenix dropped a five inning 11-3 loss to the University of the Cumberlands in the opener and Tyra Graham recorded two runs, three hits and one RBI on the day including a one run double that tied the second game at four but the Patriots scored two runs in the sixth to win the final game of the series, 6-4 on Sunday in Williamsburg, Ky.


Phoenix claim first MSC win

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – The University of the Cumberlands scored three runs in fourth and sixth innings to claim a 6-5 victory in the opener but Sara Jordan allowed just one run and four hits in three-plus innings of work and Kassydi Montgomery collected three runs and three hits in the nightcap to secure a 10-6 win on Saturday in Williamsburg, Ky.


Softball weekend schedule altered

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s softball series against the University of the Cumberlands has been pushed back a day to Saturday and Sunday because of rain in the forecast late Friday afternoon in Williamsburg, Ky.


Tuesday softball games canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s doubleheader scheduled for Tuesday against Central Baptist College has been canceled due to inclement weather in the southeast over the next few days and there has been no make-up date at this time.


Softball games canceled at Montreat

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s softball games on Saturday versus Montreat College have been canceled due to conference scheduling conflicts and there has been no makeup date set at this time.


CU rallies to earn split against Edward Waters

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., - Cumberland dropped a 4-1 decision against Edward Waters College in the opener but Jocelyn Hernandez hit a home run and collected four hits and the Phoenix scored five runs in the third inning to secure a 12-9 win in the nightcap on Thursday in Jacksonville, Fla.


Homers not enough for Phoenix

THOMASVILLE, Ga., - Shae Dunn collected two homers, two runs and three RBIs while Tyra Graham, Kassydi Montgomery and Jocelyn Hernandez each hit one home run but it wasn’t enough as the Phoenix dropped a 3-2 and a 10-5 decision to Thomas University at Armory Field on Wednesday afternoon.


Clutch hitting lifts CU to pair of wins

LEBANON, Tenn. – Courtney Miles collected a three RBI home run and Kassydi Montgomery recorded a two RBI homer in the opener and Cumberland scored nine runs in the second and third innings combined, posting a 6-2 and 11-3 win over Bryan College on Friday here at the CU Softball Field.


Trojans sweep Phoenix

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Jocelyn Hernandez recorded four hits and drove in two runs for the Phoenix but Trevecca’s Kat Burbrink’s solo home run in the bottom of the seventh secured a 7-6 victory in the opener and the Trojans scored four runs in the second and five runs in the third inning en route to a 11-2 win in the nightcap on Thursday night in Nashville, Tenn.


Softball games moved to Friday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s softball games versus Bryan College scheduled for Monday, March 6 have been moved due to conference scheduling conflicts. The Phoenix and the Lions will now play on Friday, March 3 for a doubleheader beginning at noon at the CU Softball Field.


Softball inks DeKalb's Caplinger

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Auburntown, Tenn., native Kayley Caplinger to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year.


AMENDED: Tuesday, Wednesday softball games canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s softball games scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday at home against Tennessee Wesleyan and Bethel University have been canceled because of rain and severe weather forecast for the area over the next two days.


Kralj, Graham garner MSC weekly honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland freshman Tyra Graham and junior Kaitlin Kralj were voted the Mid-South Conference Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, after their performances over the weekend against Indiana Tech and Midway University, as announced Monday by the league office.


Graham, Kralj help CU sweep Midway

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kaitlin Kralj struck out 10 in a complete game in the opener, Tyra Graham collected five hits and five RBIs in the two games and Shae Dunn was 3-for-4 with two RBIs in the second contest, as Cumberland swept a doubleheader from Midway University, 3-0 and 9-5, here Sunday at the CU Softball Field.


CU completes doubleheader sweep

Tyra Graham recorded three hits, two runs and one RBI in a 6-5 extra inning win and freshman Courtney Miles drove in Jocelyn Hernandez in the final inning of the nightcap sending the Phoenix to a 5-4 victory against Indiana Tech on Saturday here at the CU Softball Field.


Softball wins in home opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland scored three runs in the second inning and four runs in the fifth inning en route to a 7-4 victory in the opener and ended their second game in a 5-5 extra inning draw due to darkness, as Kaitlin Kralj allowed just four hits, two runs and one walk against Indiana Tech on Friday here at the CU Softball Field.


Phoenix fall twice in Florida

PLANT CITY, Fla. – Third-ranked Southeastern University scored three runs in first and third innings helping secure an 8-0 victory in Cumberland’s first game of the day and Jocelyn Hernandez recorded one run and two hits against Keiser University but the Seahawks collected four runs in the first inning en route to an 11-3 win on Sunday in Plant City, Fla.


Softball claims pair of wins

PLANT CITY, Fla. – Cumberland collected two wins in their first two games of the day with a 5-4 edge over Ave Maria University and a 14-12 victory past Warner University but dropped a 19-4 decision to Keiser University in their final game on Saturday, in Plant City, Fla.


Phoenix drop 5-3 decision to Czech-Republic

PLANT CITY, Fla. – Kaitlin Kralj tossed two innings striking out two batters and allowing no runs while Tyra Graham recorded a double for the Phoenix but Czech-Republic scored three runs in the first inning to lead them to a 5-3 exhibition win here in Plant City, Fl., on Friday night.


Softball inks Huntland's Perkins

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Columbia State Community College product Callie Perkins to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year.


Titchbourne signs with Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Bozeman, Mont., native Hope Titchbourne to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year.


Adkins signs with CU softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of LaFayette, Ga., native Sydney Adkins to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year.


133 named to Fall 2016 Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released the Dean’s List for Fall 2016 last week with 133 student-athletes and athletic training majors recognized. The honor is reserved for undergraduate students who achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the spring semester.


Softball picked fourth in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was voted fourth in the Mid-South Conference softball Preseason Coaches’ Poll announced Tuesday morning by the league office.


Phoenix announce 2017 softball schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the team’s 2017 schedule on Tuesday, which includes 26 home games and 11 contests against teams that reached the NAIA Championships last season.


Softball signs Union City's Faught

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Union City, Tenn., native Ashley Faught this week to scholarship papers for the 2017-18 academic year.


Phoenix inks Owensboro's Phelps

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Owensboro, Ky., native Shelby Phelps to scholarship papers for the 2017-18 academic year.


Softball Friends & Family Weekend set for Oct. 21-22

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball is hosting Friends & Family Weekend for October 21-22 with a dinner and silent auction on Friday night as well as a cookout for lunch and tailgate for Saturday’s football game.


CU sports live video, audio, stats information

LEBANON, Tenn. – With Cumberland Athletics unofficially kicking off the 2016-17 academic year with tonight’s home football game, a little review for everyone and new information for first-timers about the live video, audio and stats links for CU sports teams.


CU hosting All-Sports Camp on Sept. 11

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University and the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Sports Council are teaming up for an 2nd Annual All Sports Camp for Wilson County residents ages 7-12 on Sunday, September 11 from 3-5 p.m. on the CU campus. Registration starts at 2 p.m. that day.