Summer camps start next week at CU

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.


Cumberland set to host 2014 Mid-South Basketball Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will host the 2014 Mid-South Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center on March 6-9, the conference office announced this week.


Pace's jersey headed to Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

LEBANON, Tenn. – The jersey of Cumberland University All-American Jessica Pace will be displayed in the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame for the next year as part of the “Ring of Honor” in recognition of outstanding play for the 2012-13 season.


Cumberland women's hoops hosting Parents' Night Out

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s women’s basketball program is sponsoring Parents’ Night Out for ages 2-10 from 6-10 p.m. on June 28, July 12 and August 9 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's basketball hosting April fundraisers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball will hold a weekly car wash and bake sale during the month of April to raise funds for the program. The money is used each academic year to pay for student-athlete books, equipment, gear for players and travel.


Women's hoops finishes year ranked fourth nationally

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland ranked fourth, an all-time high for the program, in the 2012-13 NAIA Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Postseason Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Wednesday.


Pace earns NAIA All-Tournament accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Jessica Pace was named to the All-Tournament Team released at the conclusion of the 33rd Annual NAIA Championships on March 19 at the Frankfort Convention Center in Franklin, Ky.


Pace garners Second Team NAIA All-America honor

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Jessica Pace was voted Second Team All-American as selected by the NAIA-Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Association All-America Committee and announced Wednesday by the national office. Pace is the first NAIA All-American for the Bulldogs since Jessica Jones was a Third Team selection in 2001.


Bulldogs run ends in semifinals with 43-41 loss

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Briannica Tye’s 3-pointer at the buzzer was no good and sixth-ranked Cumberland dropped a 43-41 decision to No. 7 Lee University in the semifinals of the 33rd Annual NAIA Championships here Monday night at the Frankfort Convention Center.


Ibague, McFadden, Williams named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland basketball players Stefanía Ibague, Terry Williams and Daniel McFadden were all named 2012-13 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes on Monday, as announced by the national office. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.50 grade-point-average or above to be eligible for the award.


Semifinal press conference video, quotes

Player and coach quotes and video from the press conference before Cumberland's semifinal contest against Lee University.


Bulldogs survive, 63-61; move into Fab 4

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Josette Campbell’s 3-pointer from the top of the key put No. 6 Cumberland ahead for good and Campbell and Jessica Pace each scored 16 points in a thrilling 63-61 victory over third-ranked Lubbock Christian here Saturday in the quarterfinals of the 33rd Annual NAIA Championships at the Frankfort Convention Center.


Women's hoops moves into quarterfinals

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Jessica Pace and Josette Campbell each scored 12 points and Briannica Tye added 11, as sixth-ranked Cumberland limited No. 11 Benedictine College to just 30 percent shooting from the field in a 65-54 victory here Friday night in the second round of the 33rd Annual NAIA Championships at the Frankfort Convention Center.


Bulldogs pull away late in 59-47 victory

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Jessica Pace netted a game-high 17 points and Briannica Tye added 10 points, as sixth-ranked Cumberland used a 12-3 run in the middle of the second half to pull away in a 59-47 victory over Coastal Georgia here Friday in the 33rd Annual NAIA National Championships at the Frankfort Convention Center.


Lewis named WBCA Region Coach of the Year

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Jeremy Lewis was voted the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Russell Athletic/Region 5 Coach of the Year on Tuesday after leading the Bulldogs to a 30-2 record and the Mid-South Conference regular season and tournament titles.


Live video available for national tournament

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Live video for the first 30 games of the 33rd Annual NAIA Women’s Basketball National Championships is available through NeuLion, the NAIA's official video streaming company for select national championship events.


Pace earns All-America honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior and Nashville native Jessica Pace was named to the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) NAIA Coaches’ Honorable Mention All-America team on Tuesday, as released by the WBCA. The voting committee for the award is comprised of one representative from each of the nine geographical regions and a chairperson.


Bulldogs set to face Coastal Georgia in NAIA Tournament

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland will face Coastal Georgia at 5:15 Central Time on Thursday, March 14, in the first round of the 33rd Annual NAIA Women’s Basketball National Championships at the Frankfort Convention Center in Frankfort, Ky.


Pace named MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Jessica Pace was voted Mid-South Conference Player of the Week after leading the Bulldogs to the conference tournament championship over the weekend and averaging 13.0 points, 6.8 rebounds and 2.0 assists in four contests.


Second-half rally sends CU to championship

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Jessica Pace posted her seventh double-double of the season with 16 points and 14 rebounds and sixth-ranked Cumberland held No. 18 Campbellsville to just five field goals in the second half, overcoming a nine-point deficit in a 59-46 victory here Sunday in the final of the Mid-South Championships at the Frankfort Convention Center.


Tye's jumper sends Bulldogs into championship

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Briannica Tye’s baseline floater with 6.5 seconds left was the game-winner, as No. 6 Cumberland erased a 13-point first-half-deficit and survived another heavyweight fight with 13th-ranked Shawnee State, 60-59, in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships here Saturday at the Frankfort Convention Center.


Second-half run helps CU survive, 61-56

FRANKFORT, Ky. – TaCouya Allen netted a team-best 16 points and Casie Cowan hit 5-of-6 free throws in the final 31.3 seconds, helping sixth-ranked Cumberland overcome a very sluggish first half and hold off Lindsey Wilson, 61-56, here Thursday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships.


Nine basketball players named MSC Scholar-Athletes

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Nine Cumberland basketball players – three women and six men – were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes this week preceding the conference championships here at the Frankfort Convention Center.


Pace earns First Team honors; Lewis named Coach of the Year

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Cumberland’s Jessica Pace was voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference and Jeremy Lewis was named Coach of the Year during a banquet here Wednesday night prior to the start of the conference championships. The Bulldogs also had three players named Second Team All-Conference as well.


Women's hoops set for Mid-South Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – The sixth-ranked and top-seeded Cumberland women’s basketball team begins play in the 2013 Mid-South Conference Championships on Thursday at 1 p.m. Central Time, facing eighth-seeded Lindsey Wilson at the Frankfort Convention Center in Frankfort, Ky.


Big second half helps CU tie record for wins

LEBANON, Tenn. – Briannica Tye led all scorers with 16 points along with six assists and five steals and No. 6 Cumberland outscored the University of the Cumberlands, 43-21, over the final 15 minutes of the game in a 71-48 victory here Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Tye's 17 points pushes CU to 65-57 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Briannica Tye scored 17 points and TaCouya Allen added 10 points, nine rebounds, four assists and four steals in No. 6 Cumberland’s 65-57 victory Saturday over Bluefield College in Bluefield, Va., upping the Bulldogs record to 14-0 away from home this season.


Pace earns TSWA honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Jessica Pace was named the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Women’s Basketball Player of the Week after scoring a career-best 26 points and posting her sixth double-double of the season in a pair of games last week for the Bulldogs.


CU Athletics welcomes Lebanon/Wilson County Chamber of Commerce members for final home game

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletics will host Lebanon/Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Night for the final home basketball doubleheader of the year on Monday, February 25, at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Pace's double-double leads Senior Day win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jessica Pace scored a career-best 26 points with 11 rebounds, leading No. 5 Cumberland to a 66-52 victory over the Univ. of Rio Grande Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center. With the win the Bulldogs clinched the Mid-South Conference regular season championship, the program’s first conference title since 1998-99.


Bulldogs fall in OT, 61-59

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fifth-ranked Cumberland erased a 17-point first-half deficit and had chances in regulation to secure the win but dropped a 61-59 decision to 14th-ranked Shawnee State in the NAIA Game of the Week here Thursday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's hoops up one spot to No. 5

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University moved up one spot to No. 5 in the eighth regular season edition of the 2012-13 NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday. The No. 5 ranking is the highest in school history for the program.


MSC championship games set for TV broadcast

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The 2013 Mid-South Conference men and women’s basketball tournament championship games will be televised live on FOX College Sports on Sunday, March 3, Mid-South Commissioner Steve Baker announced on Tuesday.


18-0 run pushes Bulldogs to 24th win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Yalonda Davis and Casie Cowan each scored five points during an 18-0 run in the second half, as No. 6 Cumberland overcame cold shooting in the opening period and posted a 64-52 victory over Lindsey Wilson here Saturday in women’s basketball action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's hoops holds on for 60-59 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – TaCouya Allen hit five 3-pointers and scored 18 points and No. 6 Cumberland raced out to a 20-point lead early in the second half but had to hold on, deflecting away a pass in the final seconds in a 60-59 victory over 12th-ranked Campbellsville University in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Bulldogs squeak out 60-54 road win

LEBANON, Tenn. – TaCouya Allen scored 12 points and Jessica Pace and London Elie each netted 11, as No. 6 Cumberland avenged its only loss of the season with a hard-fought 60-54 victory over St. Catharine College on Saturday at Lourdes Hall in St. Catharine, Ky.


Tye's season-high 20 points leads another CU win

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Briannica Tye scored a season-high 20 points with four 3-pointers and No. 6 Cumberland used an 11-2 run late in the game to pull away for a 67-58 victory over 12th-ranked Georgetown College here Thursday night at Davis-Reid Alumni Gym.


Women's hoops moves one spot to No. 6 in the nation

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up one spot to No. 6 in the NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday. It marks the highest ranking in program history for the Bulldogs, who are one of just six programs in the nation with 20 wins.


Bulldogs cruise to win No. 20

LEBANON, Tenn. – Josette Campbell led all scorers with 14 points and TaCouya Allen and Jessica Pace each netted 11, as No. 7 Cumberland jumped out to a 24-point lead and cruised to a 60-48 victory over UVA-Wise in women’s basketball action here Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Quick start propels CU to another victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland scored the first 14 points of the game and never looked back, as Josette Campbell scored 14 points and London Elie added 10 in a 60-39 victory over the University of Pikeville Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Bulldogs survive at Campbellsville, 65-62

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Mackenzie Lee’s 3-pointer was off the mark and the clock ran out in a scramble under the goal, as No. 7 Cumberland survived 65-62 against ninth-ranked Campbellsville here Saturday at the Powell Athletic Center in the NAIA Game of the Week.


Defensive effort leads CU to win No. 17

COLUMBIA, Ky. – Cumberland forced 26 turnovers, Casie Cowan led a balanced scoring attack with 12 points and Briannica Tye added 10, as the seventh-ranked Bulldogs posted a 57-37 victory over Lindsey Wilson here Thursday night at the Biggers Sports Center.


Allen's double-double paces CU over Pikeville

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – TaCouya Allen posted 19 points and 10 rebounds for her second double-double of the season, Jessica Pace finished with 17 points and Casie Cowan added 16 in Cumberland’s 72-58 victory over the Univ. of Pikeville here Saturday at the East Kentucky Expo Center.


Cowan, Davis lead CU to win at Wise

WISE, Va. – Cumberland used a 16-6 run near the end of the game to pull away, as Yalonda Davis scored 16 points and Casie Cowan netted 15 in a 62-52 victory over UVA-Wise here Thursday night here at the David J. Prior Convocation Center.


Women's hoops remains seventh in national rankings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University remained No. 7 nationally in the NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday, the first regular season ranking of the new year and the first national rating since December 11.


Bulldogs hang on for 66-64 triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – A putback by Yolanda Davis with three-tenths of a seconds remaining was the winning points, as No. 7 Cumberland survived for a 66-64 victory over 21st-ranked Georgetown College here Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


St. Catharine sends CU to first loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Briannica Tye’s 30-foot heave at the buzzer was no good and St. Catharine College held on for a 56-55 victory over No. 7 Cumberland in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Pace's 18 points leads Bulldogs to 13-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jessica Pace scored a game-high 18 points, leading four players in double figures in seventh-ranked Cumberland’s 61-49 victory over No. 18 Union College Saturday in the Union Holiday Classic in Barbourville, Ky.


Women's hoops stays unbeaten

LEBANON, Tenn. – Casie Cowan scored 16 points and Jessica Pace grabbed 10 rebounds, leading No. 7 Cumberland to a 68-57 victory over Tennessee Wesleyan on Friday at the Union College Holiday Classic in Barbourville, Ky.


Basketball, community gameday events announced

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced gameday events for the remainder of the 2012-13 basketball season, including a pair of Upward basketball days, the annual Breast Cancer Awareness game and a night with the Wilson County Chamber of Commerce.


Pace's double-double leads CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jessica Pace posted her 17th career double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds and Josette Campbell netted 15 points with a trio of 3-pointers, as seventh-ranked Cumberland cruised to a 56-41 victory over Berea College on Saturday in the 9th Annual Rosa Stokes Classic.


Bulldogs run win streak to 10

LEBANON, Tenn. – Calamity Jane Coley recorded 19 points and seven rebounds and Yalonda Davis added 14 points, as No. 7 Cumberland started quickly and cruised to an 89-19 victory over Spelman College on Friday in the 9th Annual Rosa Stokes Classic at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's hoops ranked No. 7 in the nation

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked No. 7 nationally in the first regular season edition of the 2012-13 NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday. It ties for the highest ranking in the history of the program since 1999-00.


Pace's double-double leads CU romp

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland ended the first half on a 27-9 run and then held Bluefield College without a point for the first nine minutes after the break in an 81-40 victory in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Pace leads four players in double figures in 105-47 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jessica Pace led four players in double figures with 16 points and Cumberland used a 16-0 run late in the first half to open a big lead and cruised to a 105-47 victory over Spelman College on Tuesday night in Atlanta, Ga.


Campbell named Mid-South POW

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Josette Campbell was voted Mid-South Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Monday after leading the Bulldogs in a victory at 18th-ranked University of the Cumberlands on November 20.


Campbell's 20 points leads big CU win

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Josette Campbell scored 20 points and TaCouya Allen netted 15 and 10 rebounds, as Cumberland started the game with a 25-4 run and won 71-45 over 18th-ranked University of the Cumberlands here Tuesday night at the O. Wayne Rollins Center.


Women's hoops posts 63-58 win at No. 2 Shawnee

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland opened a big lead in the first half and then held on for a 63-58 victory over second-ranked Shawnee State, ending SSU’s 20-game home winning streak on Saturday at Walter Gymnasium in Shawnee, Ohio.


Cowan hits five 3-pointers to lead CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Casie Cowan hit five 3-pointers and scored 22 points off the bench, leading five players in double figures and Cumberland cruised to a 92-56 victory over the University of Rio Grande in the Mid-South Conference opener for both teams Thursday night in Rio Grande, Ohio.


Pace's double-double helps CU win in overtime

LEBANON, Tenn. – London Elie’s bucket with 58 seconds remaining put Cumberland ahead to stay and host Spring Hill College missed four chances at the game-winning field goal in the final minute in CU’s 64-63 overtime victory Saturday afternoon in Mobile, Ala.


Bulldogs fall in exhibition at TSU

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Yalonda Davis’ 3-pointer at the buzzer hit off the back of the rim and Tennessee State held on for a 52-49 victory over Cumberland in an exhibition game for the Bulldogs here Friday night at the Gentry Center.


Four players score in double figures in 85-38 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jessica Pace and TaCouya Allen each scored 18 points and Pace and Samantha Harper both grabbed 10 rebounds, leading Cumberland to an 85-38 victory over Hiwassee College in women’s basketball action here Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Pace, Elie each net 20-plus in CU win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jessica Pace posted 22 points and 12 rebounds and London Elie recorded a game-high 24 points, leading four Cumberland players in double figures in a 79-64 victory over Spring Hill College here Saturday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Second-half run sparks CU to opening win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland posted a 16-2 run highlighted by seven points from TaCouya Allen during an eight-minute stretch in the second half en route to a 65-41 victory over Lindenwood-Belleville on Sunday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Stretch Internet streaming for basketball begins Sunday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University home men’s and women’s basketball games will be part of Athletic Department’s new contract with Stretch Internet beginning with Sunday’s contest against Lindenwood University-Belleville at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Bulldogs picked sixth in Mid-South Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland women’s basketball team was selected sixth in the Mid-South Conference for 2012-13 in the MSC Preseason Coaches’ Poll announced over the weekend.


Women's hoops announces 2012-13 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball announced its 2012-13 schedule on Thursday, highlighted by 15 home games, including the 9th Annual Rosa Stokes Classic, and 10 contests against teams who played in last year’s NAIA Championships.


Basketball teams hosting kids’ clinic, student contests

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will host Basketball Madness on Friday, October 5 featuring the men’s and women’s programs and including a kids clinic for ages 6-13 as well as a 3-point and slam contest with CU students and an autograph session with both teams.


Eight clubs earn NAIA Scholar Team award

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.


CU announces 2012 Hall of Fame class

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Athletics announced its 2012 Hall of Fame class this week, which includes former All-Americans Doug Binkley, Renae Williams and Chuck MacFarlane as well as former coach Rick Reeves. The group is part of the 26th Hall of Fame Class and will be inducted during a dinner on Friday, October 5 on the CU campus.