CU offering summer camps in seven sports

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s award-winning coaching staff and student-athletes will be hosting camps and clinics in seven different sports throughout the summer.


Atkinson inks with Cumberland

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Tennessee Temple University transfer Courtney Atkinson for the 2011-12 academic year.


Bulldogs ink Blackman's Smith

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Blackman High School product Katie Smith to scholarship papers for the 2011-12 academic year.


Cumberland falls at FHU in conference tourney

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland shot just 31 percent from the field, falling behind early and eventually dropping an 86-44 decision to seventh-ranked Freed-Hardeman Wednesday night in the quarterfinals of the TranSouth Championships in Henderson, Tenn.


Bulldogs headed to FHU for TranSouth Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland women’s basketball team heads to Henderson for a TranSouth Championships quarterfinal matchup Wednesday against seventh-ranked Freed-Hardeman at 7 p.m. at the FHU Sports Center. The Bulldogs lost the previous two contests this season to the Lions, 72-58 and 80-71.


Cowan named Second Team All-TSAC, All-Freshman

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Casie Cowan was named Second Team All-TranSouth Conference and was also named a member of the league’s All-Freshman Team in a vote of league coaches released Sunday by the conference office in advance of the conference championships that begin Monday.


Big first-half run leads CU over Mid-Continent

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jessica Pace posted 15 points and 11 rebounds and Cumberland used a 14-0 run midway through the first half to break a tie game and cruise to a 76-54 victory Saturday over Mid-Continent in women’s basketball action in Mayfield, Ky.


Eight basketball players named TranSouth Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eight Cumberland basketball student-athletes were named TranSouth Conference Scholar-Athletes this week. Recipients must be a sophomore, junior or senior in academic standing and have a minimum GPA of 3.00.


Balanced attack leads Bulldogs over BMC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland used a 14-0 run midway through the second half to pull away and claim a 69-48 victory over Blue Mountain in women’s basketball action Monday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Cowan's career-best 28 leads CU win over MMC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland started the second half on a 13-4 run to take the lead and Casie Cowan poured in a career-best 28 points, helping the Bulldogs to a 79-75 victory over Martin Methodist in women’s basketball action Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Cold shooting in first half sends CU to defeat

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland shot just 21 percent from the field in the first half and the Bulldogs were never able to recover, dropping a 58-40 decision to sixth-ranked Bethel University in women’s basketball action Thursday night in McKenzie, Tenn.


Bulldogs ink Cane Ridge's Blue

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball head coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Cane Ridge High School product Tasia Blue to scholarship papers this week for the 2011-12 academic year. Blue joins Seymour’s Shaelyn Brown in the Bulldogs’ signing class for next season.


Senior Day, Pink Zone, Coming Home activities planned for Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s basketball doubleheader at home this Saturday will involve several activities, including Senior Day along with Alumni Day and Coming Home. The CU women’s basketball team is also participating in the national WBCA Pink Zone initiative.


Bulldogs hang tough but fall to No. 1 Union

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland used a 12-2 spurt in the second half to pull within four points but top-ranked Union University answered with a 12 consecutive points en route to a 62-48 victory over the Bulldogs Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Turnovers spell defeat for Cumberland

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Cumberland University committed a season-high 29 turnovers and scored just six of the final 30 points of Saturday’s contest at rival Trevecca Nazarene University as the Bulldogs dropped a 70-40 decision at Moore Gymnasium.


Basketball games canceled for tonight

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s basketball games scheduled for Thursday night have been canceled because of snow and ice in the middle Tennessee as well as north Mississippi areas. The contests have been rescheduled for Monday, February 21 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Gonzalez's four 3-pointers not enough for CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tamara Gonzalez hit four 3-pointers and scored a team-best 16 points, but Natalie Shumpert netted 21 of her 30 points in the second half, as seventh-ranked Freed-Hardeman defeated Cumberland, 80-71, on Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Cowan's career-best 26 points leads CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Casie Cowan scored a career-high 26 points, including 22 in the second half, and Cumberland used a 12-2 run midway through the second half to take command in a 60-48 victory Thursday night in Batesville, Ark.


CU hosting canned food drive for Second Harvest

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletic will host a canned food drive on Thursday, February 10 to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. The Bulldogs are hosting a basketball doubleheader that evening against Blue Mountain College starting at 6 p.m. with a women’s game followed by a men’s contest.


Big rebounding day carries Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jessica Pace posted 15 points and 10 rebounds for her third straight double-double, and two other Cumberland players scored in double figures in a 69-53 victory over Mid-Continent in women’s basketball action Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Bulldogs hold off Fisk, 50-48

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jessica Pace scored 12 points and grabbed 16 rebounds and Casie Cowan and Tamara Gonzalez each added 10 points, as Cumberland held on for a 50-48 victory over Fisk University in women’s basketball action Thursday night in Nashville, Tenn.


Cowan hits five 3-pointers in loss at MMC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Casie Cowan hit five 3-pointers and scored 21 points and Jessica Pace grabbed a career-best 17 rebounds, but a six-minute stretch without a field goal allowed Martin Methodist to post a 70-63 victory in women’s basketball action Saturday in Pulaski, Tenn.


Cumberland falls at No. 1 Union

JACKSON, Tenn. – Kayla Hudson and Zeinab Chan each scored 19 points and top-ranked Union University shot 53 percent from the field, posting a 78-45 victory over Cumberland University here Thursday night at Fred DeLay Gymnasium.


Bulldogs unable to take down No. 9 Bethel

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland trailed by just six at the half but started slow after the break and ninth-ranked Bethel University raced out to a 15-point advantage en route to a 68-51 victory in women’s basketball action Monday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Late dry spell sends CU to defeat

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland surged ahead with six minutes left in the game but did not score another field goal the rest of the way and dropped a 61-54 decision to rival Trevecca Nazarene on Saturday in women’s basketball action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Gonzalez, Landers lead big CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tamara Gonzalez broke out a season-long shooting jump, posting 25 points, and Kristi Landers hit six 3-pointers and netted a career-best 20 points, as Cumberland cruised to a 88-67 victory over Blue Mountain College on Thursday in Blue Mountain, Miss.


Second-half spurt sends CU to loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Casie Cowan led three Cumberland players in double figures with 18 points, but a 9-0 spurt midway through the second half opened a double-digit lead for sixth-ranked Freed-Hardeman in a 72-58 victory in women’s basketball action Saturday in Henderson, Tenn.


Cold shooting derails CU women

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland started slowly in both halves and was never able to recover, dropping a 63-44 decision to Lyon College on Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center in the conference opener for both teams.


CU hosting community engagement events for basketball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland will host five community engagement events during home basketball games in January and February at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center, starting Saturday, January 15 with Sherry’s Run at CU when the Bulldogs take on rival Trevecca Nazarene.


Late charge falls just short for CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – In much the same script as the day before, Cumberland trailed by 17 points at halftime but cut the deficit to two twice , only to have the Univ. of the Cumberlands make just enough plays to hang on for a 56-53 victory Friday in the Rosa Stokes Classic at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Slow start stalls Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Casie Cowan scored 15 points, including 11 in the second half, but Cumberland fell behind early and was never able to recover, dropping a 57-42 decision to Indiana Wesleyan on Thursday night in the Rosa Stokes Classic in Lebanon, Tenn.


Free throws seal Bulldog victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jessica Pace scored a game-high 17 points, including 11 in the first half, to lead Cumberland University to its third straight victory with a 49-42 triumph over St. Catharine College Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Four players in double figures in CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Yalonda Davis scored 15 points and Stephanie Martin added 10 points and nine rebounds off the bench, as Cumberland opened a 30-point second half lead and cruised to a 65-45 triumph over Bryan College on Thursday night in Dayton, Tenn.


Cowan's four 3-pointers lead CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Casie Cowan hit four 3-pointers and scored a game-high 18 points, leading four players in double figures in Cumberland’s 62-45 victory over Bryan College in women’s basketball action Monday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Bulldogs sign Seymour's Brown

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Seymour High School’s Shaelyn Brown to scholarship papers for the 2011-12 academic year. Brown is the first signee for the Bulldogs for next season.


Slow start buries CU against Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland made just one of its first 14 shots from the field and was never unable to recover, dropping an 84-56 decision to fourth-ranked Campbellsville University Saturday in women’s basketball action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Bulldogs outlast TSU, 66-62

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Yalonda Davis scored a game-high 17 points and Jessica Pace added 13 points and 15 rebounds, as Cumberland led from the opening tip and hung on to defeat Tennessee State, 66-62, Thursday night in women’s basketball action at Gentry Center.


Davis' 24 leads CU over Oakwood

LEBANON, Tenn. – Yalonda Davis scored 24 points with five assists and Casie Cowan added 16 points, leading Cumberland to a 68-48 victory over Oakwood University on Monday night in women’s basketball action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Second half drought sends CU to 63-57 loss

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Cumberland took a five-point lead midway through the second half but then failed to score for almost five minutes, dropping a 63-57 decision to Avila Univ. Friday in the Pops Duncan Classic at Moore Gym.


Balanced attack leads CU over Fisk

LEBANON, Tenn. – Yalonda Davis scored 17 points, Kristi Landers netted 13 points and Jessica Pace added 11, leading a balanced attack for Cumberland in a 59-49 victory over Fisk University in women’s basketball action Tuesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Landers scores 11 in loss at APSU

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Kristi Landers scored 11 points with a trio of 3-pointers, but Cumberland showed the effects of its third game in four nights, losing its scoring touch in the second half in an 84-37 exhibition loss here Monday night at Dave Aaron Arena.


Fast start propels Bulldog women, 91-67

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jessica Pace scored 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Casie Cowan netted 22 points and Yalonda Davis added 20 points and 10 boards in Cumberland’s 91-67 victory Saturday over Midway College in the Habitat Classic in Georgetown, Ky.


Bulldogs not able to overcome cold shooting

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cut a 10-point deficit to three with three minutes to play but Georgetown College pulled away for a 62-51 victory over the Bulldogs in women’s basketball action Friday night in the Habitat Classic in Georgetown, Ky.


Pace, Davis lead Bulldogs in opening win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jessica Pace posted 19 points and 14 rebounds and Yalonda Davis scored a game-high 22 points, leading Cumberland to a season-opening 73-27 victory over Oakwood University Saturday in women’s basketball action in Huntsville, Ala.


Women's hoops picked sixth, Gonzalez voted Preseason All-TSAC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tamara Gonzalez was voted Preseason All-TranSouth and the Cumberland’s women’s basketball team was selected sixth in a vote of league coaches announced Monday by the conference office during league Media Day in Jackson, Tenn.


Basketball media day set for Monday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University basketball coaches Lonnie Thompson and Jeremy Lewis will take part in the Second Annual TranSouth Basketball Media Day on Monday in Jackson, Tenn.


Women's hoops set to host free clinic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s women’s basketball team will host a free skills and drills clinic for boys and girls ages 6-13 on Saturday, October 23 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center. The clinic will conclude with a Cardinal and White scrimmage for the women’s basketball team starting at Noon.


CU announces women's basketball schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fifteen home games, including dates with defending national champion Union University and five other NAIA National Tournament qualifiers, highlight Cumberland’s 2010-11 women’s basketball schedule, released this week by head coach Jeremy Lewis.


Gonzalez completes play with Paraguay national team

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland guard Tamara Gonzalez recently finished playing for the Paraguay senior national team in the South American Championships in Santiago, Chile, averaging almost 24 minutes per game and starting all four games in the tournament.


Bulldogs sign Ibague

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Tunja, Colombia, native Stefanía Ibague to scholarship papers for the 2010-11 academic year, the sixth and final signee in this year’s class.


Six selected for Sports Hall of Fame

LEBANON, Tenn. – Six former Cumberland University athletes and coaches will be inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame in the Class of 2010, including the late Nick Coutras, Randy Stegall, Rita Maynard McCarthy, Bud Childers, Roger Cox and Tommy Smith.


Cumberland inks fourth transfer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of former UT Martin player Samantha Harper to scholarship papers this week for the 2010-11 academic year.


CU adds UT Martin transfer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of former UT Martin basketball player Yalonda Davis to scholarship papers for the 2010-11 academic year.