Interim tag removed from Grant's title

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced today that the interim tag for first-year women’s soccer head coach Adam Grant has been removed and Grant is now the permanent head coach of the Bulldog program.


100 student-athletes named to Spring Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2015 Spring Dean’s List recently, which includes 100 student-athletes, athletic department personnel and athletic training majors. The honor is reserved for students who achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the spring semester.


Soccer offering three summer camps at CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University soccer and coaches Kyle Smith and Adam Grant will offer three camps for boys and girls this summer at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field, including a shooting, finishing and goalkeeping camp in July and passing, receiving, dribbling and shooting in June.


Women's soccer announces 2015 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Adam Grant announced the squad’s 2015 schedule this week, which includes eight home matches and five contests against teams that participated in last year’s NAIA Championship Opening Round.


110 current, former student-athletes set for graduation

LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and ten current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 173rd Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall on the CU campus.


Lebanon's Braden inks with CU soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland interim women’s soccer coach Adam Grant announced the signing of Lebanon native Lexie Braden to scholarship papers this week for the 2015 season.


130 student-athletes named to Fall Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2014 Fall Dean’s List this past week, which includes 130 student-athletes, athletic department personnel 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 fall semester.


Grant named interim head coach for women's soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced Wednesday that Adam Grant will serve as interim head coach for women’s soccer with the departure of Gavin McKinney earlier this week to Chattanooga.


Women's soccer ends season ranked sixth

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland ended the 2014 season ranked sixth in the NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Postseason Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Wednesday.


Five Bulldogs voted NAIA All-Americans

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Lindsay Kitson garnered NAIA First Team All-America honors while Shauna Gilpin was voted Second Team and Kaitlin Phillips, Reneé LaRose and Olivia Chu were all named Honorable Mention, as selected by the NAIA All-America Committee and announced by the national office Monday.


Women's soccer season ends with 3-0 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Third-ranked Lindsey Wilson scored twice in the first half and never looked back, posting a 3-0 victory over 11th-ranked Cumberland in the quarterfinals of the 2014 NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championship, presented by the Sports Medicine Center at the Orthopaedic Group, P.C. on Wednesday night in Orange Beach, Ala.


Nay's late goal sends Bulldogs into national quarters

LEBANON, Tenn. – Taylor Nay’s strike from just outside the box found the back of the net in the 78th minute and Kaitlin Kisiloski assisted on the goal and then cleared a shot off the line in the closing minutes in 11th-ranked Cumberland’s 1-0 victory over No. 25 Concordia [CA] University in the NAIA Women’s Soccer Championships Tuesday in Orange Beach, Ala.


Morgan, Nay, Phillips named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Beth Morgan, Kaitlin Phillips and Taylor Nay were named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes over the weekend in advance of the 2014 NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championship, presented by the Sports Medicine Center at the Orthopaedic Group, P.C., in Orange Beach, Ala.


Bulldogs advance to Orange Beach again with 5-0 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Emily Shires scored twice and assisted on another goal, as 11th-ranked Cumberland broke open a close match with three goals in a 20-minute stretch of the second half en route to a 5-0 victory over the University of Rio Grande in the NAIA Championship Women’s Soccer Opening Round here Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Phillips earns Capitol One Academic All-America ® accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Kaitlin Phillips earned Second Team Capitol One Academic All-America ® honors for women’s soccer, as announced this week by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).


CU hosting Rio Grande in NAIA Opening Round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer will host the University of Rio Grande in the NAIA Championship Opening Round this Saturday at 1 p.m. at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field. The NAIA announced the 30-team Opening Round field this afternoon.


Women's soccer ranked 11th in Coaches' Poll, third in Modified RPI

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 11th in the final regular season NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll but the Bulldogs are third in the last Modified RPI, with both rankings released Sunday by the national office.


Bulldogs fall in conference tournament finals

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Shauna Gilpin netted her 18th goal of the season, but fourth-ranked Lindsey Wilson converted two penalty kicks and a free kick, scoring twice in the final 10 minutes to break open a close match and defeat No. 9 Cumberland, 5-1, in the finals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Championships here Friday at Finley Stadium.


Nay's first half goal carries Bulldogs in 1-0 win

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Taylor Nay scored in the 34th minute and ninth-ranked Cumberland dominated play after the first 15 minutes, taking a 1-0 victory over Campbellsville University here on a cold and windy Thursday in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Championships at Finley Stadium.


Gilpin voted Player of the Year, Shires earns Freshman of the Year

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Shauna Gilpin was voted Mid-South Conference Player of the Year, Emily Shires earned Freshman of the Year honors and Lindsay Kitson, Olivia Chu, Taylor Nay, Kaitlin Phillips, Mackenzie Keele, Reneé LaRose, Gilpin and Shires all garnered First Team All-MSC accolades, as announced Thursday morning by the league office.


Ten women's soccer players earn MSC Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ten Cumberland University women’s soccer players were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes on Wednesday, as announced by the league office heading into the semifinals of the conference tournament in Campbellsville, Ky.


Women's soccer drops to ninth in Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped three spots to ninth in this week’s NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday.


Nay earns TSWA Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Taylor Nay was named the Women’s Soccer Player of the Week by the Tennessee Sportswriters Association on Tuesday, scoring twice in the quarterfinals of the conference tournament for the Bulldogs.


Nay's two goals carry Bulldogs in 4-0 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Taylor Nay scored twice in the second half and sixth-ranked Cumberland dominated play from the outset, posting a 4-0 victory over St. Catharine College in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Championships here Friday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


CU drops to No. 6 in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – After dropping its first match of the season a week ago, Cumberland dropped out of the top spot and is ranked sixth in this week’s NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday.


MSC Soccer Championship brackets announced

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s women will face St. Catharine College and the men play the University of Pikeville, both at home Friday in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's soccer falls again, 1-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Pauline Quesson scored unassisted in the fourth minute and ninth-ranked Northwestern Ohio held on for a 1-0 victory over No. 1 Cumberland, giving the Bulldogs their second straight loss Monday in Lima, Ohio.


Morgan, LaRose, Phillips named Academic All-District

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Beth Morgan, Reneé LaRose and Kaitlin Phillips were all voted to the Capital One Women’s Soccer Academic All-District 2 team this week. The group will now enter the pool of players from around the country to be selected Academic All-American next month.


Bulldogs remain No. 1 in latest NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland remained No. 1 for the fourth straight week in the NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday. This week’s poll includes matches through Sunday, October 26.


Winning streak ends in 6-1 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Lyana Perez scored twice on rebounds in a span of 32 seconds, erasing an early goal by No. 1 Cumberland, and seventh-ranked Lindsey Wilson came out of their season-long scoring doldrums with a 6-1 victory over the Bulldogs here Monday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's soccer taking donations for Parkinson's at Monday's match

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer will accept donations for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research at this Monday’s match against Lindsey Wilson at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Bulldogs push win streak to a dozen

LEBANON, Tenn. – Emily Shires and Taylor Nay both scored in the first half but top-ranked Cumberland looked sluggish in a 2-0 victory over Asbury University in women’s soccer action Thursday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's soccer No. 1 nationally for third straight week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland remained No. 1 for the third straight week in the NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll and were ranked third in the Women's Soccer Modified Ratings Percentage Index (MRPI) released Wednesday by the national office.


Chu scores twice, assists on another in 4-0 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Olivia Chu scored twice and assisted on another goal and Kaitlin Phillips handed out a pair of assists, as No. 1 Cumberland came out slugging but scored four times in the second half in a 4-0 victory over Georgetown College on Friday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Gilpin earns second straight TSWA honor

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Shauna Gilpin was named the Women’s Soccer Player of the Week for the second straight week by the Tennessee Sportswriters Association, collecting six goals in a pair of outings for the Bulldogs.


Gilpin voted national player of the week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Shauna Gilpin added NAIA Offensive Player of the Week honors this week, as announced by the national office Tuesday, after posting six goals and one assist in a pair of matches for the Bulldogs.


Women's soccer earns NAIA No. 1 ranking

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked No. 1 in the nation in the latest NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday. It marks the first-ever No. 1 ranking for the CU women’s soccer program.


Women's soccer match canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s women’s soccer match scheduled for Tuesday against Lindsey Wilson has been canceled due to continued torrential rains in the middle Tennessee area. A makeup date will be announced at a later date.


Gilpin earns fourth MSC Player of the Week honor

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Shauna Gilpin earned Mid-South Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors for the fourth time this season after scoring six goals in a pair of matches.


Bulldogs make it 10 straight with another shutout

LEBANON, Tenn. – Emily Shires, Savannah Keele, Shauna Gilpin and Kaitlin Phillips all posted two goals and an assist, as No. 3 Cumberland put on another dominating performance in a 12-0 victory over the University of Pikeville on Saturday in Pikeville, Ky.


Cumberland ranked No. 1 in Modified RPI

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland ranks No. 1 in the nation in the first edition of the 2014 NAIA Women's Soccer Modified Ratings Percentage Index (MRPI), announced late Wednesday by the national office.


Gilpin scores four times, Keele three in 11-0 triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Shauna Gilpin scored four goals and Savannah Keele added three scores in No. 3 Cumberland’s 11-0 victory on Wednesday over the University of the Cumberlands in women’s soccer action at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's soccer now No. 3 in the nation

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up one spot to No. 3 in the latest edition of the NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday.


LaRose, Gilpin voted MSC Players of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Shauna Gilpin and Reneé LaRose were voted the Mid-South Conference Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week on Monday, as announced by the league office, after their performances in a pair of CU victories.


Lyons, Gilpin each score twice for women's soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Shauna Gilpin and Meaghan Lyons each scored twice and Olivia Chu handed out a pair of assists in No. 4 Cumberland’s 10-0 victory over St. Catharine College in women’s soccer action Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Phillips named TSWA Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Kaitlin Phillips was named the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Women’s Soccer Player of the Week after posting four goals and five assists in matches from September 15-21.


Women's soccer moves up to No. 4 in nation

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up four spots to No. 4 in the first regular season edition of the NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced late Tuesday. It is the highest ranking in school history for the Bulldogs, who remained undefeated with an overtime victory over then 13th-ranked Martin Methodist on Tuesday.


LaRose's header is game-winner in extra time

LEBANON, Tenn. – Reneé LaRose’s header 55 seconds into extra time provided the game-winner, as eighth-ranked Cumberland came from behind for a 2-1 victory over No. 13 Martin Methodist in women’s soccer action Tuesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Kitson, Phillips take MSC weekly honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Kaitlin Phillips and Lindsay Kitson were named the Mid-South Conference Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, on Monday after their performances in three CU victories.


Groves nets hat trick, two assists in CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sammy Groves netted a hat trick and assisted on two other goals while Shauna Gilpin and Kaitlin Phillips each scored twice in eighth-ranked Cumberland’s 10-0 victory over Shawnee State in women’s soccer action here Sunday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Second-half onslaught carries women's soccer again

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kaitlin Phillips and Emily Shires both scored early in the second half and Taylor Nay added a pair of goals later in the period, as eighth-ranked Cumberland answered its sternest test to date with a 4-0 victory over No. 7 Davenport University on Friday night at the Lindsey Wilson Stanno Classic in Columbia, Ky.


Gilpin earns second straight POW honor

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland forward Shauna Gilpin earned her second straight Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week award on Monday after scoring a pair of goals in two CU victories.


CU schedules now available for downloading

LEBANON, Tenn. – Parents, fans and other interested individuals can now download Bulldog sports schedules to their calendars via ECal at GoCumberlandAthletics.com.


Women's soccer moves to 5-0-1 with 2-0 win at Union

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kaitlin Phillips scored in the 14th minute and Shauna Gilpin posted a goal and an assist, as eighth-ranked Cumberland recorded its third victory in five days with a 2-0 win Monday night over Union University in Jackson, Tenn.


Gilpin's second-half score provides 1-0 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Shauna Gilpin provided the only goal of the match in the 60th minute and Lindsay Kitson made eight saves in eighth-ranked Cumberland’s 1-0 victory Saturday night over No. 17 Brenau University in Gainesville, Ga.


Phillips nets game-winner in 3-2 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Shauna Gilpin and Kaitlin Phillips both scored in the final 25 minutes, leading eighth-ranked Cumberland to a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Campbellsville University in women’s soccer action Thursday night in Campbellsville, Ky.


Kitson, Gilpin named MSC Players of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland seniors Shauna Gilpin and Lindsay Kitson were voted the Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week on Monday for their performances in outings versus No. 9 William Carey and the University of Mobile.


Gilpin scores twice, assists on another in 4-0 triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Shauna Gilpin scored a pair of goals and assisted on another, as eighth-ranked Cumberland netted a pair of goals in both halves in a 4-0 victory over the University of Mobile on Saturday night in Mobile, Ala.


Shires first goal helps CU to 1-1 draw

LEBANON, Tenn. – Emily Shires netted the equalizer in the 47th minute and eighth-ranked Cumberland missed a few good scoring chances later in the second half, settling for a 1-1 draw against No. 9 William Carey in women’s soccer action Friday evening in Mobile, Ala.


Second-half surge sends CU to opening win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Taylor Nay scored twice in the first four minutes of the second half and freshman Emily Shires assisted on a pair of goals, as eighth-ranked Cumberland overcame a slugging start for a 3-1 season-opening victory over Tennessee Wesleyan on Wednesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Bulldogs ranked eighth in Preseason Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked eighth in the 2014 NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office. The Bulldogs ended last season ranked No. 8 as well.


Fall student-athletes take part in community service events

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s fall student-athletes participated in a pair of service projects along with Leadership Training during their first days on campus over the last week.


Women's soccer picked second in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland received three first-place votes and was picked second in the Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Tuesday by the league office.


Twelve CU programs named NAIA Scholar Teams

LEBANON, Tenn. – A school-record 12 Cumberland programs were recognized this week as 2013-14 NAIA Scholar Teams. To be eligible, teams must post a minimum 3.0 grade-point average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution, with the team GPA including all eligible varsity student-athletes.


Nashville FC honors former CU assistant Susewind

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nashville FC honored former Cumberland University women’s soccer assistant coach Eric Susewind with a team jersey given to his brother and parents and also hung in the team’s bench area during the club’s final home match on July 4.