Bulldog summer camps underway

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University athletics camps are in full swing as several different programs began working with campers over the last several weeks.


137 student-athletes named to Spring Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2014 Spring Semester Dean’s List last week, which includes 137 current and former student-athletes and athletic training majors. The honor is reserved for students who have achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the spring semester.


Basketball camps set to begin June 23

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University head women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis will host a pair of four-day basketball camps on June 23-26 and July 7-10 for ages 6-13 for both boys and girls.


Former Blackman star Hall signs with Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Murfreesboro, Tenn., native and UT Martin transfer Chelsey Hall to scholarship papers this week.


131 student-athletes, personnel set to graduate

LEBANON, Tenn. – A record 131 current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 172nd Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall on the CU campus. It marks the fourth straight year of increase in the number of graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.


Women's basketball inks Oliver, Neal

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Oakland High School product Kaitlin Oliver and Volunteer State Community College transfer Briana Neal to scholarship papers this week for the 2014-15 academic year.


Athletics set to honor Bulldog scholar-athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletics will host the Third Annual Scholar-Athlete Recognition Day with a breakfast for 132 current students at Immanuel Baptist Church on Friday, April 25. Current Bulldog student-athletes must maintain a 3.25 grade-point-average with at least 30 credit hours passed before the spring semester.


Blue, McFadden, Williams named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Tasia Blue, Daniel McFadden and Terry Williams were all named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced this week 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.


Cowan, Allen voted Second Team All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Casie Cowan and TaCouya Allen were both voted Second Team All-Mid-South Conference in a vote of league coaches announced last week during the conference tournament. It marked the second straight season that Allen was named Second Team All-MSC.


Eight hoopsters named MSC Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eight Cumberland basketball players – five women and three men -- were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes earlier this week in advance of the conference tournament, as announced by the league office.


Allen named Mid-South Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s TaCouya Allen was named the Mid-South Conference Player of the Week on Monday after averaging 26.5 points and 13.0 rebounds along with 3.5 assists and 2.5 steals in two games last week.


Senior Day turns into senior showcase

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seniors TaCouya Allen and Casie Cowan both set career-highs in their final games, scoring 33 points each, and Allen added 13 rebounds, as Cumberland started quickly in both halves en route to an 84-66 victory over the University of Rio Grande in women’s basketball action here Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Allen, Coley's double-doubles not enough for women's hoops

LEBANON, Tenn. – TaCouya Allen and Calamity Jane Coley each posted double-doubles, leading four players in double figures for Cumberland, but Alannah Sheets netted 23 points and Diane Abbady added 20 and nine boards, leading Shawnee State to a 77-74 victory here Thursday night in women’s basketball action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Georgetown shoots Bulldogs out of game on the road

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Georgetown College shot 75 percent from the field in the first half, building a 23-point lead during the period, and never looked back, as the eighth-ranked Tigers dominated Cumberland in a 79-43 victory here Saturday in women’s basketball action at Davis-Reid Alumni Gymnasium.


Women's hoops falls at the Cumberlands

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Cumberland scored the first 10 points of the second half and pulled within six with 12:32 remaining, but Cumberland could not overcome a horrific first-half shooting performance and dropped a 69-51 victory to 23rd-ranked University of the Cumberlands in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at the O. Wayne Rollins Center.


Martin's 3-pointer sinks Bulldogs in OT

COLUMBIA, Ky. – Cassidy Martin’s 3-pointer with exactly one minute remaining in overtime put Lindsey Wilson ahead for good and Keosha Wisener added two free throws with 16.5 seconds left, as the Blue Raiders used 16 second-chance points to pull out a 63-60 victory over Cumberland here Thursday night in women’s basketball action at the Biggers Sports Center.


Second half run by Bluefield dooms CU, 65-60

LEBANON, Tenn. – Katie Smith netted 25 points, including 16 in the first half, but Bluefield College used a 25-8 run in the second half to overcome an 11-point deficit and defeat the Bulldogs, 65-60, in women’s basketball action Saturday here at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Bulldogs falter in final minutes versus Pikeville

LEBANON, Tenn. – TaCouya Allen scored 23 points, including 15 in the second half, and added nine rebounds, but Callisha Johnson countered with 21 points, leading three Pikeville players in double figures in a 68-63 Bears victory in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Shoe Drive set for Thursday’s basketball games

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Student Life and the athletic department are teaming up to hold a shoe drive to benefit Shoes 4 Souls during the men’s and women’s basketball games on Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


First-half run buries Bulldogs on the road

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Daizah Kimberland scored 11 points during a 343-7 in the first half and eighth-ranked Campbellsville never looked back, defeating Cumberland 70-54 in women’s basketball action here Saturday at the Powell Athletic Center.


Four players net double figures in 74-61 victory

ST. CATHARINE, Ky. – Casie Cowan poured in 26 points and Katie Smith added 19 points and nine boards, as Cumberland used a 19-4 run late in the first half to take the lead and finished on a 12-4 spurt, defeating St. Catharine College, 74-61, in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at Lourdes Hall.


128 student-athletes named to Fall Dean's List

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.


Cowan's 26 points not enough for CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Casie Cowan hit six 3-pointers and netted 26 points, but the University of the Cumberlands started the second half with a 13-0 run and held on in the final five minutes, as the 22nd-ranked Patriots posted a 71-62 victory over Cumberland here in women’s basketball action Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Late rally falls just short for Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland used a 17-5 run to erase a 15-point second-half deficit, but Devanny King’s 15-footer put to an end to the spurt and No. 6 Georgetown College held on for a 63-59 victory over Cumberland here Thursday night in women’s basketball action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Allen's all-around game leads CU win

LEBANON, Tenn. – TaCouya Allen posted 23 points and Katie Smith added 14 points and 12 rebounds, as Cumberland used an 11-0 run at the end of the first half to take the lead and never let go in a 68-51 victory over Lindsey Wilson here Thursday night in women’s basketball action.


Coat Drive set for Thursday’s basketball games

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Student Life and the athletic department are teaming up to hold a coat drive to benefit the Wilson County Help Center, The Next Step Resource Center and local families during the men’s and women’s basketball games on Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Turnovers doom Bulldogs in second straight loss

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Casie Cowan scored 19 points and TaCouya Allen added 16 points, but 20th-ranked Cumberland committed 20 turnovers and the University of Pikeville turned those into 18 points en route to a 79-67 victory here Saturday in women’s basketball action at the East Kentucky Exposition Center.


Bulldogs struggle on glass in loss

BLUEFIELD, Va. – Tasia Blue knocked down five 3-pointers and netted a career-best 17 points, but 20th-ranked Cumberland shot just 34 percent from the field and struggled with the size and athleticism of Bluefield College, which claimed a 74-56 victory over the Bulldogs here Thursday night at the Dome Gymnasium.


Women's hoops ranked 20th in latest NAIA poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 20th in the second regular season edition of the NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday.


Cowan named TSWA Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Casie Cowan garnered Women’s Basketball Player of the Week honors from the Tennessee Sports Writers Association on Tuesday, averaging 23.0 points in a pair of contests for the Bulldogs.


Cowan's 28 not enough in CU loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Casie Cowan hit six 3-pointers and scored a game-high 28 points, but Daizah Kimberland and Lindsey Burd combined for 36 points off the bench and No. 7 Campbellsville put together a 13-1 spurt in the second half en route to a 70-66 victory over 22nd-ranked Cumberland here Saturday in women’s basketball action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Coley, Cowan lead Bulldog victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Calamity Jane Coley tied her career-high with 31 points and Casie Cowan added 18, all in the second half, as 22nd-ranked Cumberland used a 20-5 run to begin the second half in a 75-62 victory over St. Catharine College here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Cumberland announces 2014 basketball community events

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced community and gameday events for the remainder of the 2013-14 basketball season, including a pair of Upward basketball days, the annual Breast Cancer Awareness game and a pair of events in association with Cumberland Student Life.


Coley posts career-high 31 points in Bulldog victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Calamity Jane Coley scored a career-best 31 points and TaCouya Allen posted nine points, 13 rebounds and eight assists, as 22nd-ranked Cumberland used a 15-2 run to break open a close game in the second half en route to a 70-50 victory over Milligan College here Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Cowan's 19 points lead CU win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Casie Cowan posted a game-high 19 points while Brittany Lawson added 16 points, eight rebounds, four blocks and three steals, as No. 23 Cumberland avenged an early-season loss with a 69-54 victory over 13th-ranked Talladega College in women’s basketball action here Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's hoops ranked 22nd in NAIA poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 22nd in the first regular-season edition of the NAIA Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday.


Allen leads way with 14 points in 68-26 victory

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Senior guard TaCouya Allen scored 14 points on 6-of-10 shooting as Cumberland jumped out to an early lead and kept its foot on the gas en route to a 68-26 victory over Oakwood University here Saturday night at Ashby Auditorium.


Lawson's double-double not enough for CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brittany Lawson posted 30 points and 13 rebounds but seventh-ranked Cumberland committed 23 turnovers, falling behind by double-digits in the second half and falling 85-76 to Talladega College on Tuesday night in Talladega, Ala.


Smith voted Mid-South POW

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Katie Smith was voted the Mid-South Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Monday, averaging 23.5 points, 8.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists in a pair of conference victories over the weekend.


Second-half run provides road victory

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – Seventh-ranked Cumberland outscored Shawnee State 32-12 over the final nine minutes, Brittany Lawson posted 16 points and 18 rebounds and Katie Smith added 20 points and 11 boards in a 79-68 victory No. 11 Shawnee State here Saturday at Waller Gymnasium.


Career nights for Cowan, Smith lead Bulldogs

RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Casie Cowan netted a career-high 31 points, including six 3-pointers, and Katie Smith added a career-best 27 points, with 22 in the second half, as seventh-ranked Cumberland shot 64 percent from the field after the break and hung on for a 97-89 victory over Rio Grande here Thursday night at Newt Oliver Arena.


Women's hoops falls at No. 6 Freed-Hardeman

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brittany Lawson recorded 18 points and 16 rebounds, but a 16-2 run over the final six minutes of the first half helped Freed-Hardeman build a big lead and the No. 6 Lions posted a 74-62 victory over sixth-ranked Cumberland in women’s basketball action Saturday in Henderson, Tenn.


Hall of Fame class of 2013 inducted

LEBANON, Tenn. – Two individuals and the 1988 Cumberland baseball team were inducted into the Cumberland Hall of Fame on October 11 at the annual Hall of Fame dinner. Former basketball player Becky King Weber and former basketball player and coach Tommy Smith joined the team as the 2013 class.


Balanced efforts lead CU to first victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Calamity Jane Coley posted 19 points and nine boards and Katie Smith added 12 rebounds, as No. 7 Cumberland started the second half with a 16-2 run to pull away for a 69-30 victory over Oakwood University in the home opener for the Bulldogs here Tuesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Bulldogs drop second straight to ranked opponent

MACKENZIE, Tenn. – For the second straight night, Cumberland shooting went cold in the middle of the second half as No. 16 Bethel handed the Bulldogs their second loss of the young season, a 74-58 defeat in the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Shootout Classic on Saturday evening at Crisp Arena.


Cold shooting sends CU to opening loss

MCKENZIE, Tenn. – Cold shooting and foul troubles in the second half put No. 7 Cumberland in the hole and the Bulldogs were not able to recover, falling 70-61 to 23rd-ranked Oklahoma Baptist in the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Shootout Classic here Friday night in the season-opener for both teams at Crisp Arena.


Video packages set for home basketball games

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletics announced packages for men’s and women’s basketball video for home games for the 2013-14 seasons, which begins Tuesday, November 5 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Bulldogs ranked seventh in NAIA Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked seventh in the NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball Preseason Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday. The Bulldogs posted a 33-3 record and reached the Fab Four in last year’s NAIA Championships.


Women's hoops picked second in preseason poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland received three first-place votes and tied for second in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Poll released Tuesday by the conference office.


Bulldog Madness welcomes more than 100 kids

LEBANON, Tenn. – The men’s and women’s basketball teams continued Cumberland’s ongoing effort to give back to the Lebanon and Wilson County communities as the squads hosted Bulldog Madness on Friday night.


Student-athletes visit Sam Houston Elementary

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.


Third annual Bulldog Madness set for October 11

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will host the third annual Basketball Madness on Friday, October 11, a kids clinic for ages 6-13 featuring the CU men’s and women’s programs as well as a 3-point and slam contest with Bulldog students and an autograph session with both teams.


Women's hoops announces 2013-14 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the club’s 2013-14 schedule this week, which includes 12 home contests and 12 total games against teams that participated in last year’s NAIA National Tournament.


New options available for live video, audio, stats

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.


Cumberland announces 2013 Hall of Fame class

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletics announced its 2013 Hall of Fame class this week, which includes former basketball player Becky King Weber, former basketball player and coach Tommy Smith, and the 1988 baseball team, the program’s first NAIA World Series participant.


NAIA honors 13 Bulldog programs

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.