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April 16, 2014
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.
April 14, 2014
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.
April 10, 2014
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.
April 08, 2014
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.
April 05, 2014
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.
April 04, 2014
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.
April 02, 2014
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.
April 01, 2014
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.
March 30, 2014
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.
March 28, 2014
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.
March 26, 2014
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.
March 25, 2014
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.
March 22, 2014
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.
March 21, 2014
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.
March 19, 2014
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.
March 18, 2014
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.
March 17, 2014
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.
March 16, 2014
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.
March 15, 2014
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.
March 14, 2014
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.
March 12, 2014
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.
March 04, 2014
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.
March 02, 2014
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.
March 01, 2014
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.
February 28, 2014
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.
February 27, 2014
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.
February 25, 2014
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.
February 25, 2014
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.
February 24, 2014
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.
February 21, 2014
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.
February 20, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland softball tripleheader originally scheduled for Friday against Taylor University at the CU Softball Field has been change to a doubleheader.
February 19, 2014
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.
February 18, 2014
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.
February 04, 2014
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.
January 29, 2014
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.
January 21, 2014
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.
January 16, 2014
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.
December 19, 2013
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.
December 17, 2013
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.
November 23, 2013
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.
November 14, 2013
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.
November 12, 2013
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.
November 11, 2013
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.
October 07, 2013
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.
August 27, 2013
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.
August 08, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signings of California natives Tessa Tomaselli and Andrea Arellano this week to scholarship papers for the 2014 season.
July 15, 2013
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.
June 03, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of St. Johns River State College product Katelynn Stoll this week to scholarship papers for the 2014 season.
May 30, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – A host of summer camps begin next week on the Cumberland campus, including baseball and volleyball with softball, basketball, soccer, cheerleading and wrestling to come later in June and into July.
May 29, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Allison Blackwood and Victoria Bennett were both named NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the national office Wednesday during the NAIA Championships in Columbus, Ga.
May 21, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Photos from the NAIA Softball Championship Opening Round in Hardeeville, S.C., are available for purchase through the University of South Carolina-Beaufort athletic website.
May 20, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Allison Blackwood was voted First Team Capital One Academic All-American as a designated player, as announced Monday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Blackwood was a Second Team Academic All-American selection in 2012.
May 14, 2013
HARDEEVILLE, S.C. – Cumberland stranded six runners in the first six innings, including the bases loaded in the fourth, and 15th-ranked Spring Hill College added four runs in the sixth en route to a 6-0 victory over the Bulldogs here Tuesday in the NAIA Championship Opening Round at the Gray Sports Complex.
May 14, 2013
HARDEEVILLE, S.C. – Natalie Garcia’s two-run homer put Cumberland ahead for good and Jessica Roper added a two-run shot later in an eight-run sixth inning, as the Bulldogs stayed alive with a come-from-behind 10-3 victory over Virginia Intermont here Tuesday in the NAIA Championship Opening Round.
May 13, 2013
HARDEEVILLE, S.C. – South Carolina-Beaufort scored 11 runs in the first three innings and the ninth-ranked Sand Sharks posted a 13-5 victory over Cumberland here Monday in the NAIA Championship Opening Round at the Richard Gray Sports Complex.
May 13, 2013
HARDEEVILLE, S.C. – Live video with audio as well as live stats will be available for all games in the NAIA Championship Opening Round here hosted by South Carolina-Beaufort, with Cumberland taking on the ninth-ranked Sand Sharks on Monday at 2 p.m. Central Time.
May 07, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s softball team will face hosts South Carolina-Beaufort in the NAIA Championship Opening Round on Monday, May 13, in the program’s first-ever trip to the national tournament.
May 07, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball player Allison Blackwood is the 2012-13 recipient of the Lindsey Donnell Award presented annually to a Bulldog student-athlete who excels in both academics and athletics. The award is given in honor of Lindsey Donnell, a former Bulldog football Little All-American and former professor at Cumberland University.
May 02, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Allison Blackwood was voted College Division Academic All-District IV by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), as announced Tuesday by the national organization. It marks the second straight year Blackwood has earned All-District accolades.
May 01, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Allison Blackwood was named the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Player of the Week on Wednesday after her performances in four games for the Bulldogs.
April 30, 2013
KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Lindsey Wilson scored six unearned runs in the first game and Jane Egiazarova hit a pair of two-run homers in the second contest, backing up a three-hit shutout from Jordan Hood, as the 14th-ranked Blue Raiders won 10-6 and 6-0 against Cumberland here Tuesday to win the Mid-South Conference Championships at Domtar Park.
April 29, 2013
KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Courtney Maynard allowed an unearned runs in six-plus innings and Allison Blackwood got the final two outs with the bases loaded, preserving Cumberland’s 2-1 victory over 14th-ranked Lindsey Wilson and sending the Bulldogs into the championship game here at the Mid-South Conference Championships at Domtar Park.
April 28, 2013
KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Continuing rain overnight and forecasted throughout the day has canceled all games on Sunday in the Mid-South Conference Softball Championships here at Domtar Park. The regular schedule of games will resume Monday, with Cumberland playing in the winner’s bracket final against No. 14 Lindsey Wilson at 1 p.m. Central Time.
April 27, 2013
KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Emily Nicholson’s RBI single in the eighth inning plated the winning run and she made a terrific catch on a throw in the dirt for the final out of the game, preserving a 4-3 Cumberland victory over 25th-ranked Campbellsville here Saturday at Domtar Park in the Mid-South Conference Championships.
April 26, 2013
KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Courtney Maynard and Allison Blackwood both earned First Team All-Mid-South Conference honors and Jessica Roper and Natalie Garcia were each named Second Team in a vote of league coaches, as announced by the league office here Friday before the start of the conference tournament.
April 26, 2013
KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Eight Cumberland softball players were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes prior to the start of the Mid-South Conference Championships here Saturday at Domtar Park. Student-athletes must be a sophomore, junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.25 grade-point-average or above to be eligible for the award.
April 25, 2013
KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The bracket for the 2013 Mid-South Conference Softball Championships was released Thursday by the league office, with Cumberland matching up against Georgetown College here on Saturday at 1 p.m. Eastern Time at Domtar Park.
April 22, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Kacy Hobbs hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs but Courtney White was called out on a controversial ruling to end the first game and 16th-ranked Lindsey Wilson completed with sweep, winning 7-6 and 3-1 over Cumberland on Monday at the CU Softball Field.
April 21, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Caroline Curran tossed a two-hit shutout with four strikeouts and Jessica Roper collected two hits and two RBIs, as Cumberland split a doubleheader on Sunday at the University of Rio Grande, dropping the first game, 3-1, before winning 3-0 in the second contest in Rio Grande, Ohio.
April 20, 2013
West Portsmouth, Ohio – Shawnee State scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh against Cumberland to capture game one, 4-3, and stole the second game on a walk-off two-run homer by the Bears’ Kirsti Yates for a 6-4 victory.
April 16, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Sarah Murray’s sacrifice fly in the bottom of the seventh scored pinch-runner Autumn Collins, giving Cumberland a sweep, 6-1 and 2-1, over St. Catharine College on Wednesday on Senior Day at the CU Softball Field.
April 09, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland catcher Jessica Roper was named the Mid-South Conference Player of the Week on Monday after batting .636 in five games with two doubles, one home run and four RBIs for the Bulldogs.
April 08, 2013
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Natalie Garcia belted a grand slam and Jessica Roper added a three-run homer in a 10-run fourth inning, helping Cumberland to a 13-3 victory and a doubleheader split against 25th-ranked Campbellsville University after the Tigers took the opener, 8-2, here Monday at Veterans Memorial Park.
April 06, 2013
PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Cumberland scored six runs in the seventh inning, five with two outs, to win the second game, 8-4, after taking the opener, 3-0, completing a sweep against the University of Pikeville here Saturday at Paul Butcher Field.
April 02, 2013
COLUMBIA, Ky. – Cumberland stranded nine runners and managed just one hit in 12 at-bats with runners in scoring position in a pair of losses at 13th-ranked Lindsey Wilson here Tuesday afternoon, falling 1-0 and 4-1 at Lindsey Wilson Park.
April 02, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Sydney Broderick WAS named the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Player of the Week on Tuesday after batting .462 with a home run and four RBIs in four games for the Bulldogs.
April 01, 2013
ST. CATHARINE, Ky. – Megan Lavery posted three hits and scored three runs and Allison Blackwood tossed six shutout innings of relief, as Cumberland overcame a four-run deficit for a 6-5 victory and a sweep of the doubleheader against St. Catharine College here Monday in softball action at Salt River Electric Field.
March 30, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s 10-game win streak was halted by Georgetown College in game one of a double header as the Bulldogs dropped a 3-1 decision but then rebounded in game two with a 5-0 victory against the Tigers on Saturday afternoon at CU Softball Field.
March 28, 2013
WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Kacy Hobbs hit a two-run homer in the first game and added a bases-clearing double in the second contest while Caroline Curran turned in one of her best performances of the season with a four-hit shutout, as Cumberland swept a doubleheader, 7-5 and 12-0, over the University of the Cumberlands here Thursday.
March 26, 2013
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Natalie Garcia and Courtney Maynard were named Tennessee Sports Writers Association Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, for their performances in contests from March 18-24.
March 25, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s softball doubleheader scheduled for Tuesday at the University of the Cumberlands has been postponed because of snow chances in the Williamsburg, Ky., area. No makeup date has been set at this time.
March 23, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland escaped with a 2-0 victory in game one against Bluefield College where Allison Blackwood posted three hits and an RBI, and the Bulldogs outhit the Rams 9-2 in the second game for a 6-2 victory Saturday afternoon at CU Softball Field.
March 22, 2013
Dayton, Tenn. – Pitcher Courtney Maynard propelled Cumberland to two wins against Bryan College by allowing one hit and zero runs in an 11-2 game one victory and then scoring the game-winning run in game two in the bottom of the eighth while striking out four batters and giving up only one hit in the final three innings on Thursday afternoon at Lions Field.
March 19, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Megan Lavery and Allison Blackwood each drove in three runs and Courtney Maynard and Jessica Lozano allowed just two runs in almost 12 innings of work in Cumberland’s doubleheader sweep, 8-3 and 6-2, over Centre College on Tuesday at the CU Softball Field.
March 15, 2013
Lebanon, Tenn. – Cumberland’s softball doubleheader scheduled for Saturday at the University of Rio Grande has been rescheduled due to inclement weather.
March 14, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s 12 hits carried the Bulldogs to an 8-0 victory in five innings over Martin Methodist in game one of Thursday’s doubleheader, and CU escaped a late MMC run in game two in the top of the seventh to hang on for a 6-4 win at the CU Softball Field.
March 13, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped a doubleheader to Campbellsville University on Wednesday afternoon, losing the first game 2-1 and the second by a score of 4-1, in which the Bulldogs were struck out 17 times.
March 10, 2013
Gulf Shores, Ala. – Cumberland opened up tournament play at the Gulf Shores Invitational with a 2-1 win against 19th-ranked University of Mobile but was eliminated in the second game by No. 18 Central Methodist University by a score of 1-0 at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex on Sunday.
March 09, 2013
Gulf Shores, Ala. – Cumberland again split two games at the Gulf Coast Invitational, beating Spring Hill College 4-0 and losing to Columbia College 4-0 Saturday afternoon at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex.
March 08, 2013
Gulf Shores, Ala. – Cumberland started off the Gulf Coast Invitational with a 10-3 win over No. 10 University of Houston-Victoria but fell 3-1 to third-ranked Brenau University Thursday afternoon at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex.
March 05, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Courtney Maynard was voted the Mid-South Conference Pitcher of the Week on Tuesday after picking up two wins and tossing 19 innings in three contests last week for the Bulldogs.
March 05, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s softball doubleheader scheduled for Tuesday at Georgetown College has been canceled due to inclement weather. No makeup date has been set at this time, but one will be forthcoming in the days ahead.
March 03, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. - Five Bulldogs hit homeruns in the first game and three runs in the bottom of the fourth inning in game number two propelled Cumberland to two wins, 13-0 and 7-2, in a doubleheader versus the University of the Cumberlands Sunday afternoon at the CU Softball Field.
March 01, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Inclement weather in the Mid-South is playing havoc with both the baseball and softball schedules at Cumberland, with both teams canceling, rescheduling and/or adding games on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
February 27, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Megan Dillon hit a pair of home runs, including a grand slam, and drove in seven runs in the second game and UVA-Wise plated four unearned runs in the opener, sweeping a doubleheader, 5-3 and 14-3, against Cumberland here Tuesday at the CU Softball Field.
February 26, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland scored five runs in the seventh inning for a 6-2 win in the opener but stranded a pair of runners in the final inning in a 10-9 loss, splitting a doubleheader against Martin Methodist here Tuesday on a cold, wet and windy afternoon at East Campus.
February 24, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s softball team posted two victories because of forfeit when the Christian Brothers team did not show up for the doubleheader set for Sunday at the CU Softball Field.
February 23, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Megan Lavery and Kacy Hobbs belted two-run homers in the first game and Cumberland scored six runs in the first inning of the second contest, sweeping a doubleheader, 4-0 and 10-0, on Saturday against Mid-Continent University at the CU Softball Field.
February 18, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Beech High School product Kassydi Montgomery to scholarship papers this week for the 2013-14 academic year.
February 16, 2013
PULASKI, Tenn. – Courtney White scored the winning run after a single by Allison Blackwood in the 10th inning, as Cumberland defeated Point University, 5-4, in the MMC Meltdown here late Friday night. The Bulldogs lost, 8-6, to Freed-Hardeman earlier in the evening.
February 15, 2013
PULASKI, Tenn. – Allison Blackwood tossed four shutout innings of relief, striking out four, and Kaleigh Pearce and Sarah Murray each drove in runs in the final inning, helping Cumberland to a 3-2 victory over Indiana Tech in the first of three games here Friday at the MMC Meltdown.
February 14, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Natalie Garcia belted a home run, drove in three runs and scored three times and Caroline Curran gave up one earned run in a complete game, as Cumberland swept a doubleheader against Indiana Tech, 4-2 and 7-3, in the season opener for both teams Thursday at the CU Softball Field.
February 12, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball will face Indiana Tech in a home doubleheader on Thursday starting at 1 p.m. and will play three games on Friday in the MMC Meltdown in Pulaski, Tenn., in a change of schedule because of forecasted inclement weather this weekend.
November 12, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s softball team was selected fifth among 11 teams in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Poll in a vote of league coaches released Monday.
October 26, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Baxter, Tenn., native Crystal Bryant to scholarship papers for the 2013-14 academic year. Bryant is the first signee for the Bulldogs for next year’s class.
July 24, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Eight Cumberland athletic teams posted team grade-point-averages of 3.00 or higher for the 2011-12 academic year, earning NAIA Scholar Team honors, as announced this week 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.
July 20, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Lakewood, Calif., native Shawnee Kirk to scholarship papers for the 2012-13 academic year. Kirk becomes the sixth signee for the program for next season.
July 17, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of California native and Northern Illinois University transfer Jessica Roper to scholarship papers for the 2012-13 academic year. Roper is the fifth signee for the program for next season.
May 31, 2012
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.
May 24, 2012
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.
May 22, 2012
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.
May 21, 2012
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).
May 21, 2012
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.
May 09, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of lefthanded pitcher and Bradenton, Fla., native Caroline Curran to scholarship papers this week.
May 08, 2012
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.
May 03, 2012
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.
May 03, 2012
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.
May 02, 2012
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.
May 02, 2012
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.
April 30, 2012
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.
April 30, 2012
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.
April 23, 2012
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.
April 20, 2012
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.
April 19, 2012
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.
April 17, 2012
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.
April 14, 2012
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.
April 11, 2012
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.
April 09, 2012
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.
April 05, 2012
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.
April 03, 2012
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.
April 01, 2012
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.
March 31, 2012
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.
March 28, 2012
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.
March 26, 2012
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.
March 24, 2012
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.
March 21, 2012
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.
March 19, 2012
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.
March 18, 2012
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.
March 13, 2012
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.
March 11, 2012
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.
March 06, 2012
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.
March 04, 2012
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.
March 01, 2012
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.
February 25, 2012
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.
February 24, 2012
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.
February 22, 2012
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.
February 21, 2012
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.
February 20, 2012
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.
February 17, 2012
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.
February 16, 2012
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.
November 16, 2011
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.
November 15, 2011
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.
November 02, 2011
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.
July 14, 2011
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.
July 12, 2011
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.
July 07, 2011
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.
May 25, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball player Caity Gray was recognized this week as an NAIA Daktronics National Scholar-Athlete.
May 24, 2011
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.
May 24, 2011
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.
May 06, 2011
HENDERSON, Tenn. – Megan Lavery hit her seventh home run of the season in the bottom of the seventh inning to force extra innings, but Cumberland University couldn’t overcome a three-run deficit in the 10th inning as the Bulldogs’ season came to an end Friday.
May 05, 2011
HENDERSON, Tenn. – For the second time in three games, Cumberland University used a walk-off single to win in the TranSouth Championships, claiming a 4-3 victory over Bethel University in an elimination game Thursday night at Morgan Stadium on the Freed-Hardeman University campus.
May 05, 2011
HENDERSON, Tenn. – Cumberland University managed just two hits and committed two costly errors as the Bulldogs fell into the loser’s bracket of the TranSouth Championships at Morgan Stadium with a 3-0 loss to No. 5 Trevecca Nazarene University Thursday.
May 04, 2011
HENDERSON, Tenn. – Allison Blackwood drove in seven runs, including three on a bases-clearing, walk-off single that capped a four-run seventh inning as fourth-seeded Cumberland University rallied to knock off Martin Methodist College, 11-10, in the first round of the TranSouth Championships at Morgan Stadium Wednesday night.
May 03, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Allison Blackwood was named First Team All-TranSouth, while CaSarah Gilliam, Stephanie Gutierrez and Megan Lavery all garnered Second Team distinctions as Cumberland University placed four softball players on the All-TranSouth Team for the first time since 2005.
May 02, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University led all TranSouth Conference softball teams with 11 players garnering TranSouth Scholar-Athlete accolades, the league announced Friday.
April 26, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University freshman Sarah Murray was named the TranSouth Conference Player of the Week after hitting .538 and driving in seven runs in four games last week.
April 25, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland University dropped two games to Union University on Monday in the regular season finale, which was also Senior Day - recognizing Stephanie Gutierrez.
April 21, 2011
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Stephanie Gutierrez hit two home runs and Megan Lavery and Sarah Murray also homered to lead Cumberland University as the Bulldogs split a doubleheader at Campbellsville University Thursday.
April 19, 2011
MAYFIELD, Ky. – Courtney Maynard retired the first 11 batters she faced and struck out a career-high eight batters and Heather James homered for the third time this season to lead Cumberland University to a pair of victories and completing the season sweep of Mid-Continent University, taking a 7-2 victory in the opener and an 8-0 win in the nightcap, Tuesday at Cougar Field.
April 17, 2011
MCKENZIE, Tenn. – Meghan White hit her first career home run in a loss before Cumberland University used a seven-run inning to bounce back for a win in the second game of a doubleheader against Bethel University Sunday at Wildcat Field. The Bulldogs dropped the first game, 5-4, before taking a 7-1 victory in the nightcap.
April 14, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s softball home doubleheader against Union University originally scheduled for Friday has been pushed back to April 25 at 2 p.m. due to forecasted inclement weather in the middle Tennessee area this weekend.
April 14, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Megan Lavery homered for the fifth time this season and Cumberland University later used a seven-run inning to secure a 9-1 come-from-behind victory over Martin Methodist College, but the Bulldogs dropped the second game, 2-1.
April 12, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Stephanie Gutierrez was a perfect 5-for-5 with a double and her second home run of the season, leading Cumberland University to a pair of victories, 8-1 and 2-0, over Blue Mountain College Tuesday afternoon.
April 09, 2011
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Cumberland University knocked in a season-high 14 runs, including nine in the final two innings, rallying for a 14-12 victory over Lyon College in the first game of a doubleheader, but he Bulldogs were unable to complete the sweep, dropping the second game, 3-0.
April 08, 2011
HENDERSON, Tenn. – Victoria Bennett homered for the sixth time in her career, but Cumberland University dropped two games to Freed-Hardeman University Friday.
April 05, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University allowed a seven-run inning in both games of its doubleheader against No. 7 Trevecca Nazarene University, leading to a pair of losses Tuesday afternoon, as the Bulldogs dropped an 11-3 decision before losing, 10-2, in the nightcap.
April 02, 2011
NEW ALBANY, Miss. – Megan Lavery hit her fourth home run of the season and Cumberland University produced three-run innings in both games of a doubleheader sweep of Blue Mountain College at the New Albany Sportsplex Saturday afternoon.
April 01, 2011
JACKSON, Tenn. – Cumberland University had its five-game winning streak come to an end as the Bulldogs managed just seven hits in two games off of Union University pitching, dropping both ends of a doubleheader, 7-3 and 16-0, at Fesmire Field on Friday.
March 31, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University softball team will host its third annual Breast Cancer Awareness Games on Tuesday at 2 p.m. against Trevecca Nazarene University, partnering with the American Cancer Society and National Fastpitch Coaches Association’s StrikeOut Cancer Initiative for the first time.
March 30, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s softball doubleheader at Martin Methodist College originally scheduled for Wednesday has been changed to April 13th at 3 p.m. in Pulaski, Tenn., due to inclement weather throughout the state of Tennessee.
March 29, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Megan Lavery went 2-for-2 in both games of Cumberland University’s doubleheader sweep of TranSouth Conference foe Freed-Hardeman University, as the Bulldogs won 5-0 and 5-4 Tuesday.
March 27, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Courtney Maynard and Allison Blackwood both picked up complete-game victories and Stephanie Gutierrez extended her hitting streak to 13 games as Cumberland University swept Lyon College, 6-3 and 4-1, in TranSouth Conference softball action Sunday.
March 24, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University recorded 28 hits, including 16 from Allison Blackwood, Stephanie Gutierrez and Victoria Bennett, in a doubleheader split with Covenant College Wednesday at Warner Park in Chattanooga, Tenn.
March 22, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Allison Blackwood pounded her second career grand slam and Victoria Bennett had the second three-hit day at Cumberland University in the Bulldogs’ doubleheader split with Bethel University Tuesday.
March 17, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Heather James hit her second home run of the season, but the solo shot wasn’t enough to propel Cumberland University past rival Trevecca Nazarene University as the Bulldogs dropped a both games of a doubleheader to TNU, falling 5-3 and 7-3.
March 15, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Stephanie Gutierrez and Nicole Swann both hit their first career home runs and Cumberland University held off a seventh-inning rally by Martin Methodist College Tuesday, as the Bulldogs took the second game of a doubleheader, 5-4, after dropping the opener, 6-5.
March 13, 2011
GULF SHORES, Ala. – Sarah Murray went 3-for-3 and Allison Blackwood hit her fifth home run of the season, but Cumberland University didn’t have enough other offense to knock off No. 10 Shorter University as the Bulldogs closed the Gulf Coast Invitational with a 6-1 loss at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex Sunday morning.
March 12, 2011
GULF SHORES, Ala. – Sarah Murray and Stephanie Gutierrez delivered back-to-back bases-loaded singles with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving Cumberland University a 3-2 win over Oklahoma Baptist University Saturday morning. CU dropped its second game of the day, losing 6-0 to Central Methodist University.
March 11, 2011
GULF SHORES, Ala. – Cumberland University managed just six hits in two games as the Bulldogs dropped a 9-0 decision to No. 25 University of Mobile before falling to Lindsey Wilson, 8-0, in five innings Friday at the Gulf Coast Invitational.
March 06, 2011
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Cumberland University took advantage of five errors en route to a 7-4 win over Tennessee Wesleyan College before the Bulldogs fell to host Savannah College of Art and Design, 9-1 in six innings, Sunday.
March 05, 2011
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Megan Lavery homered for the third time this year, leading Cumberland University to an mercy-rule shortened 11-0 win over Edward Waters College in five innings before the Bulldogs dropped a 7-1 decision to SCAD.
March 03, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – CaSarah Gilliam went 6-for-7 in two games to lead Cumberland University to a doubleheader sweep of TranSouth Conference foe Mid-Continent University, with an 8-3 win followed by a 7-3 victory in the nightcap.
February 28, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s softball doubleheader against Tennessee Wesleyan College originally scheduled for Tuesday afternoon in Athens, Tenn., has been canceled due to heavy rain across the Volunteer State over the last few days.
February 27, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning, rallying to knock off Christian Brothers, 5-4, in the second game of a doubleheader after taking the first game, 2-1, in eight innings.
February 25, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Heather James hit her first career home run in the nightcap and Allison Blackwood homered in the opener to lead Cumberland to 6-2 and 8-0 wins over Indiana Wesleyan.
February 21, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – After hitting .600 and driving seven runs in five games, Cumberland University sophomore Allison Blackwood was named the TranSouth Conference Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.
February 18, 2011
DAYTON, Tenn. – Five Bulldogs hit home runs for Cumberland, as CU went 2-1 with wins over Bryan College and Young Harris College and a loss to No. 15 Olivet Nazarene University Friday.
February 16, 2011
JACKSON, Tenn. – Allison Blackwood and Megan Lavery both homered to help Cumberland University’s split its season-opening doubleheader against Lambuth University at Lions Field Wednesday.
February 09, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – The 2011 Cumberland University softball season opener, originally slated for Thursday at Lambuth University, has been postponed due to inclement weather and will now be played February 16 in Jackson.
February 04, 2011
In the third of a three-part preview of the 2011 Bulldog softball squad, head coach Heather Stanfill looks at Cumberland’s outfield.
February 03, 2011
In the second of a three-part preview of the 2011 Bulldog softball squad, head coach Heather Stanfill looks at Cumberland's infield.
February 02, 2011
In the first of a three-part preview of the 2011 Bulldog softball squad, head coach Heather Stanfill looks at Cumberland’s battery options.
February 01, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – One of Cumberland University’s most productive softball seasons in recent memory caught the eye of TranSouth Conference coaches, who voted the Bulldogs fourth in the 2011 Preseason Coaches’ Poll, the league announced Tuesday.
December 01, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. –Sydney Broderick became Cumberland University’s third signee for the 2012 season Tuesday, when the Karns High School senior inked scholarship papers to join the Bulldogs.
November 16, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – The second signee for the 2012 Cumberland University softball team was announced by head coach Heather Stanfill as Kaleigh Pearce inked scholarship papers last week.
November 15, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University has added its first softball signee for the 2012 season as Lebanon High School’s Tori Brewington inked scholarship papers last week, CU head coach Heather Stanfill announced.
November 11, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Matchups against four Top 25 teams, three of last year’s NAIA National Championship Tournament teams and 11 home doubleheaders highlight the 2011 Cumberland University softball schedule, head coach Heather Stanfill announced Thursday.
October 26, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University softball team will host its inaugural CU Celebrities Charity Softball Game this Saturday, immediately following Cumberland’s football contest against Union College.
October 19, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University softball team will host its annual Silent Auction and Dinner on Friday, October 22 at 6 p.m. in Baird Chapel on the CU campus.
August 31, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – A softball prospect workout originally scheduled for this weekend at Cumberland University has been canceled, head coach Heather Stanfill announced.
August 10, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Seven Cumberland athletic teams were recognized with the NAIA National Scholar-Team Award recently among 864 teams nationally. A team must post a minimum 3.0 grade-point-average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution to be considered for the NAIA Scholar Team award.
May 09, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the most recent signee for the 2011 season with the addition of Sarah Murray.
April 29, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – After losing a quarterfinal game to Trevecca Nazarene University, 3-1, earlier in the day, fifth-seeded Cumberland University’s season came to a close with a 2-1 loss in eight innings to Bethel University in an elimination game in the TranSouth Championships at the Trojan Softball Complex Thursday night.
April 29, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Fifth-seeded Cumberland University fell behind early and couldn’t climb out of the hole against host Trevecca Nazarene University downed the Bulldogs, 3-1, in the quarterfinals of the TranSouth Championships at the Trojan Softball Complex Thursday, sending CU to the losers’ bracket and setting up a matchup against Bethel University.
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