Softball wins one on Senior Day

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mikayla Vires went 4-for-4 at the plate with two runs and one RBI helping the University of the Cumberlands defeat Cumberland University 11-4 in the opener but a four-run fifth inning for the Phoenix sent them to a 5-0 victory in the second game on Saturday at the CU Softball Field.


Phoenix record 23 hits in doubleheader sweep over Patriots

LEBANON, Tenn. – Courtney Miles recorded a three-run and two-run homer and Taylor Woodring added a solo home run helping Cumberland to a 12-4 victory in the first game against the University of the Cumberlands and Morgan Arndt pitched a complete game, allowing six hits and no runs en route to a 3-0 win in the second game on Friday at the CU Softball Field.


Blue Raiders take two from CU

COLUMBIA, Ky. – Lindsey Wilson plated three unearned runs in the fifth to win the opener and Sydney Fourman’s solo homer in the fifth was the game-winner in the second contest, as the Blue Raiders swept a doubleheader against Cumberland, 5-2 and 3-2, here Wednesday at Marilyn D. Sparks Park.


Pikeville completes comeback for series sweep

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – The University of Pikeville’s Hannah Skaggs allowed just three hits, no runs and struck out one in a complete game securing a 2-0 victory in the opener and Chandler Kelly collected two hits, two runs and two RBIs helping the Bears complete a comeback for a 5-4 win in the second game on Saturday at Paul Butcher Field.


Bears edge Phoenix 5-4, 3-2

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Kitty Raymond recorded two hits, two runs and one RBI to help the University of Pikeville edge Cumberland, 5-4 in the opener and a three-run first inning for the Bears sent them to a 3-2 victory in the nightcap on Friday at Paul Butcher Field.


Homers help Phoenix sweep No. 11 Lindsey Wilson

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brigid Antonelli ripped a three-run homer to right center in the first contest and Courtney Miles and Tyra Graham each collected a solo home run on the day helping Cumberland sweep Lindsey Wilson, registering 10-7 and 5-1 victories on Tuesday at the CU Softball Field.


Softball claims 4-2 victory over Tigers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tyra Graham recorded three runs, three hits and three RBIs in both games combined, including a two-run homer in the opener helping Cumberland defeat Georgetown College, 4-2 but Kara Howard’s two RBI double secured a 7-6 victory over the Phoenix in the second contest on Friday at the CU Softball Field.


CU drops two against Georgetown

LEBANON, Tenn. – Hannah Morton allowed just one hit, no runs and struck out 11 in seven innings of work for Georgetown College helping them defeat Cumberland 5-0 in the opener and the Phoenix collected a total of five hits on the day dropping the second contest, 2-0, on Thursday at the CU Softball Field.


500K Athletics Investment Campaign reaches halfway mark

LEBANON, Tenn. – With 50 days remaining before the May 23 deadline, Cumberland University sits a little over halfway to its goal in the 500K Athletics Investment Campaign launched almost two months ago by the University.


Phoenix bats quiet in doubleheader sweep

PULASKI, Tenn. – Martin Methodist’s Baylee Mellott allowed just one run on five runs and struck out four in a complete game for the RedHawks, helping them to a 2-1 victory in the opener and Cumberland dropped the second game of the day, 3-2 in five-innings due to lightning, on Tuesday in Pulaski, Tenn.


Baseball, softball games shifted to Thursday-Friday versus Georgetown

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University baseball and softball games scheduled for this weekend against Georgetown College have been shifted to Thursday-Friday because of inclement weather scheduled for Saturday and Sunday in Lebanon and Georgetown, Ky.


Don't miss summer sports camps at Cumberland

LEBANON, Tenn. – Dates and information for Cumberland spring and summer sports camps for baseball, softball, volleyball 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.


Murfreesboro's Boyle inks with Phoenix softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Murfreesboro, Tenn., native Kelsie Boyle to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year, the fifth Phoenix signee for next season.


Phoenix salvage final game of series

LEBANON, Tenn. – Campbellsville’s Tori Humphrey hit a three-run homer in the second inning helping the Tigers claim the first game, 8-3 but Tyra Graham hit a three-run double and Courtney Miles added a solo home run helping Cumberland defeat Campbellsville, 9-4, in the second game on Saturday at the CU Softball Field.


Campbellsville sweeps CU softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Alexis Smith hit three homers and drove in seven runs in the opener and Morgan Gailor allowed one run on four hits in the second contest, helping fourth-ranked Campbellsville University to 9-4 and 3-1 victories over Cumberland in softball action Saturday at the CU Softball Field.


Softball games moved to Friday-Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn. – An 80 percent chance of rain on Thursday has pushed back this weekend’s softball series versus Campbellsville University, with the Phoenix and the Tigers now set to play Friday and Saturday at the CU Softball Field.


Phoenix battle for 5-3, 4-3 victories at Freed-Hardeman

HENDERSON, Tenn. – Courtney Miles’ RBI single in the fifth inning helped put Cumberland ahead and complete a comeback for a 5-3 win in the opener and Kayala Hoppenjans’ one-run single in the eighth inning plated the winning run for a 4-3 victory in the nightcap, sweeping Freed-Hardeman on Tuesday in Henderson, Tenn.


Phoenix split twinbill at Shawnee State

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – Kayala Hoppenjans’s two RBI double in the top of the seventh helped Cumberland win the first game of the day, 7-1 but the Bears’ Tatam Wise drew a walk with bases loaded in the bottom of the eighth, for a 1-0 win in the second contest on Friday at Boone Coleman Field in Portsmouth, Ohio.


CU rallies to earn split against Shawnee State

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – Mariah Brown’s two-run homer in the sixth inning helped Shawnee State defeat Cumberland in the first game of the day, 7-6 but a four-run seventh inning sent the Phoenix to a 9-3 win in the nightcap at Boone Coleman Field on Thursday in Portsmouth, Ohio.


South Pittsburg's Elwood inks with CU softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of South Pittsburg, Tenn., native Hunter Elwood to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year, the fourth Phoenix signee for next season.


Weather shifts softball series to Thursday-Friday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Snow in the forecast has shifted this weekend’s Cumberland softball series at Shawnee State, with the Phoenix and Bears now set to play Thursday and Friday in Portsmouth, Ohio.


Big innings help Phoenix sweep Bryan

DAYTON, Tenn. – Kayley Caplinger recorded four hits, two runs and three RBIs helping Cumberland defeat Bryan College, 11-5 in the opener and a five-run third inning for the Lions pulled them within one, but the Phoenix held on for an 8-6 victory in the nightcap on Tuesday in Dayton, Tenn.


Graham named Mid-South Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland sophomore Tyra Graham was voted Mid-South Conference Player of the Week, after her performances against Bethel University and Stillman College announced Monday by the league office.


Softball extends win streak to 10 games

LEBANON, Tenn. – Shae Dunn’s 2 RBI double in the fifth inning helped Cumberland secure a 5-0 victory over Stillman College in the opening game of the day, and Imani Torregano collected two hits, two runs and two RBI’s in the second game en route to a 7-2 victory on Friday at the CU Softball Field.


CU rallies for doubleheader sweep over Stillman

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kayley Caplinger pitched a complete game in the opener, allowing no runs, four hits and striking out five leading the Phoenix to a 2-0 victory and a four-run sixth inning for the Phoenix helped them complete a comeback and defeat the Tigers, 6-3 in the nightcap on Thursday at the CU Softball Field.


Weather alters weekend softball schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Weather has impacted Cumberland softball’s schedule against Stillman College this weekend with the Phoenix now set to play a doubleheader beginning at 2 p.m. on Thursday and a two-game series starting at noon on Friday.


Graham's seven hits, two homers, lead to doubleheader sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tyra Graham collected five runs, seven hits and drove in eight runs with two homers in both games combined, and Cumberland plated five runs in the fourth inning of the second game, en route to a sweep over Bethel University on Monday at the CU Softball Field.


Rain washes out softball games at Middle Georgia State

LEBANON, Tenn - Overnight rain and more precipitation in the forecast has canceled Cumberland’s softball doubleheader scheduled for Tuesday at Middle Georgia State in Macon, Ga.


Strong pitching, homers send CU to victory

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Courtney Miles drilled a three-run home run and a two-run homer helping Cumberland defeat Edward Waters College, 7-1, in the opening game of the day and Morgan Arndt pitched four innings, allowing no runs and no hits in the second game sending the Phoenix to a 12-1 win over the Tigers on Monday in Jacksonville, Fla.


Softball takes two from Union College

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kayley Caplinger collected two hits, one run and two RBIs and Brigid Antonelli and Tyra Graham each hit a home run helping Cumberland sweep Union College on Friday at the CU Softball Field.


Thursday softball doubleheader moved to March 11

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s softball doubleheader scheduled for Thursday against Bethel University has been moved to Sunday, March 11 because of forecasted inclement weather in the middle Tennessee area over the next two days.


Six-run inning helps CU split against RedHawks

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland scored six runs in the fifth inning to secure a 8-1 victory in the opening game of the day but Martin Methodist plated six runs in the third inning of the second game en route to 8-4 win on Tuesday at the CU Softball field.


Strong pitching, hot bats lift CU to victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Taylor Woodring went a combined 4-for-7 at the plate, collecting three runs and one RBI and Kayley Caplinger allowed two runs on five hits, and struck out six helping the Phoenix post 6-2 and 6-1 victories over Tennessee Wesleyan on Monday at the CU Softball Field.


Big innings help softball complete doubleheader sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland scored five runs in the first inning and three in the second and fourth inning to defeat the Warriors in the opening game of the day, 11-2, and the Phoenix plated four runs in the bottom of the second, to secure a 5-2 victory in the second contest on Saturday at the CU Softball Field.


CU wins tripleheader against Indiana Tech

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kayley Caplinger went 3-for-4 with 3 RBIs and struck out seven in the opening game of the day and Cumberland plated four runs in the first inning of the third game, defeating Indiana Tech in all three games on Friday at the CU Softball Field.


Weather forecast alters softball weekend schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Weather forecasts have altered this weekend’s Cumberland softball game schedule, with the Phoenix now set to play a tripleheader on Friday against Indiana Tech beginning at 10 a.m. Central Time at the CU Softball Field.


CU drops pair of pitchers' duals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Karley Hobbs pitched 11 2/3 innings combined allowing two hits, no runs and striking out one helping Truett-McConnell post 2-1 and 1-0 victories over the Phoenix on Tuesday at the CU Softball Field.


2018 Season Preview - Pitchers/Outfielders

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball begins its 2018 season on Tuesday, February 20, with a doubleheader against Truett-McConnell at the CU Softball Field. Head coach Heather Stanfill sat down with GoCumberlandAthletics.com recently for an interview about her team, previewing players and positions for the upcoming season.


2018 Softball Preview - Infielders/Catchers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball begins its 2018 season on Tuesday, February 20, with a doubleheader against Truett-McConnell at the CU Softball Field. Head coach Heather Stanfill sat down with GoCumberlandAthletics.com recently for an interview about her team, previewing players and positions for the upcoming season.


Cumberland announces 500K Athletic Investment campaign

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Athletics announced a 500K Investment initiative this week aimed at facility upgrades and additions in three specific areas – the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center, the CU Softball Field and Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Smithville's Bain inks with CU softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Smithville, Tenn., native Kristena Bain to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.


Softball picked seventh in MSC Preseason Poll

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


Clarksville's Milliken signs with Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Clarksville, Tenn., native Macey Milliken to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year. Milliken is the second Phoenix signee for next season.


Gordonsville's Griffin inks with CU softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Gordonsville, Tenn., native Caitlyn Griffin to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year. She is the first Phoenix signee in this year’s recruiting class.


Softball announces 2018 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the team’s 2018 schedule this week, which includes 30 home games and 16 contests against teams that played in last year’s NAIA National Tournament.


REMINDER: RSVP for Hall of Fame banquet

LEBANON, Tenn. – RSVP for Cumberland University's 29th Annual Sports Hall of Fame banquet by this Friday, September 30. The banquet is set for Friday, October 6 at 6 p.m. in Baird Chapel, with former student-athletes Danielle Henry (softball), Brandon Springer (basketball) and Corey Bleaken (wrestling) as well as administrator and contributor Pat Lawson set for induction that evening.


Sports Hall of Fame banquet set for Oct. 6

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced its 2017 Sports Hall of Fame class this week, which includes former student-athletes Danielle Henry (softball), Brandon Springer (basketball) and Corey Bleaken (wrestling) as well as administrator and contributor Pat Lawson.


CU hosting All-Sports Camp on Sept. 10

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University and the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Sports Council are teaming up for the 3rd Annual All Sports Camp for Wilson County residents ages 7-14 on Sunday, September 10 from 3-5 p.m. on the CU campus. Registration starts at 2 p.m. that day.


Ten squads earn NAIA Scholar Team accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – The NAIA honored 10 Cumberland athletic squads this week as NAIA Scholar Teams for the 2016-17 academic year. Teams must obtain a 3.00 cumulative grade-point-average or higher for all eligible varsity student-athletes during the past academic year to garner the award.


Softball inks pair of transfers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signings of Tawnee Hegre and Morgan Arndt, both transfers from Antelope Valley College in California, to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year.