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November 22, 2014
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.
November 20, 2014
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).
November 17, 2014
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.
November 17, 2014
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.
November 14, 2014
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.
November 13, 2014
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.
November 13, 2014
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.
November 12, 2014
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.
November 11, 2014
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.
November 11, 2014
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.
November 07, 2014
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.
November 04, 2014
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.
November 04, 2014
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.
November 03, 2014
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.
October 30, 2014
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.
October 28, 2014
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.
October 27, 2014
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.
October 25, 2014
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.
October 23, 2014
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.
October 22, 2014
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.
October 17, 2014
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.
October 09, 2014
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.
October 08, 2014
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.
October 07, 2014
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.
October 07, 2014
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.
October 06, 2014
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.
October 05, 2014
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.
October 02, 2014
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.
October 01, 2014
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.
October 01, 2014
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.
September 29, 2014
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.
September 28, 2014
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.
September 26, 2014
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.
September 24, 2014
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.
September 23, 2014
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.
September 22, 2014
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.
September 21, 2014
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.
September 19, 2014
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.
September 16, 2014
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.
September 16, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Parents, fans and other interested individuals can now download Bulldog sports schedules to their calendars via ECal at GoCumberlandAthletics.com.
September 16, 2014
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.
September 13, 2014
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.
September 11, 2014
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.
September 08, 2014
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.
September 06, 2014
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.
September 05, 2014
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.
August 27, 2014
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.
August 20, 2014
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.
August 14, 2014
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.
August 13, 2014
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.
July 17, 2014
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.
July 14, 2014
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.
June 23, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University athletics camps are in full swing as several different programs began working with campers over the last several weeks.
June 23, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland soccer will offer a third skills camp for boys and girls this summer on July 21-25 from 9 a.m.-Noon for ages 8-18 at Lindsey Donnell Stadium on the CU campus.
June 12, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer head coach Gavin McKinney announced this week the promotion of Adam Grant to full-time assistant coach effective immediately for the 2014 season. Grant has spent the last two years as a graduate assistant with the Bulldog program.
June 03, 2014
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.
May 14, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University men’s and women’s soccer teams will host players ages 4-18 of any and all skill levels on June 9-13 for as summer camp. Ages 4-12 will participate from 9 a.m.-noon, while ages 13-18 will last from 5-8 p.m.
May 08, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s soccer coach Gavin McKinney announced the club’s 2014 schedule on Thursday, which includes seven home matches and contests against five teams that finished the year ranked in the Top 25.
May 08, 2014
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.
April 20, 2014
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.
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.
December 17, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland finished the season ranked tied for eighth nationally in the NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Postseason Top 25 Poll, the national office recently announced.
December 13, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland freshman Olivia Chu was voted Second Team All-American and junior Lindsay Kitson earned Third Team honors, as selected by the NAIA All-America Committee and announced by the national office this week. In addition, seniors Rhianne Parsons and Michelle Ward, junior Shauna Gilpin and sophomore Taylor Nay all earned Honorable Mention accolades.
December 06, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Beth Morgan, Kaitlin Phillips and Michelle Ward were all named NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athletes on Friday by the national office. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.50 grade-point-average or better to be eligible for the award.
December 03, 2013
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – Paige Eli’s one-timer from the top of the box found the back of the net in the 102nd minute and 11th-ranked Davenport University advanced to the quarterfinals of the NAIA National Championships with a 3-2 double overtime victory over Cumberland here Tuesday afternoon.
November 25, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Ninth-ranked Cumberland will face 11th-ranked Davenport University on Tuesday, December 3 at 1:30 p.m. at the Orange Beach Sportsplex in Orange Beach, Ala., in the Round of 16 in the 30th Annual NAIA Championships presented by the Sports Medicine Center at the Orthopaedic Group, P.C.
November 23, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Kaitlin Phillips found the back of the net in the 63rd minute as the Cumberland women’s soccer team outlasted Ottawa University, 1-0, in the opening round of the NAIA National Championships on Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field to advance to the final site in Orange Beach, Ala.
November 19, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Admission prices and match time has been set for Saturday’s NAIA Championship Opening Round Women’s Soccer match at Cumberland, with the Bulldogs and Ottawa University kicking off at 1 p.m. at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
November 18, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will host Ottawa University in the NAIA Championship Opening Round on Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
November 15, 2013
COLUMBIA, Ky. – Alice Coyne knotted the match in the 85th minute and Renee Hurd scored 27 seconds into extra time, giving No. 4 Lindsey Wilson a 2-1 overtime victory over seventh-ranked Cumberland in the championship match of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Championships here Friday night at Walter S. Reuling Stadium.
November 14, 2013
COLUMBIA, Ky. – Reneé LaRose scored on a header in the sixth minute and assisted on Taylor Nay’s scored in the 71st minute, as No. 7 Cumberland posted a 2-0 victory over St. Catharine College in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships here Thursday at Walter S. Reuling Stadium.
November 13, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University swept the Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer postseason awards, with Taylor Nay voted Player of the Year, Olivia Chu earning Freshman of the Year and Gavin McKinney named Coach of the Year for the second straight season, as announced Wednesday by the league office.
November 13, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University is ranked seventh in the 10th regular-season edition of the 2013 NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday. The Bulldogs dropped one spot after dropping its final regular season match at Lee University.
November 13, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Twelve Cumberland University soccer players were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes on Tuesday in advance of the semifinals of the conference tournament in Columbia, Ky., as announced by the league office.
November 09, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland forward Shauna Gilpin netted a pair of goals and Taylor Nay added a goal and an assist as the Bulldogs cruised past Bluefield College, 3-1, in the opening round of the Mid-South Conference Championships on Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
November 07, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University soccer will take donations for the Eric Susewind Memorial Scholarship Fund when fans enter the gates of Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field for this Saturday’s Mid-South Conference Championships quarterfinal match against Bluefield College.
November 05, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Leah Fortune scored a goal and assisted on another, as Lee University scored twice in the first 10 minutes in a 3-0 victory over No. 6 Cumberland in women’s soccer action Monday night in Cleveland, Tenn.
November 04, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will host Bluefield College in a quarterfinal match in the 2013 Mid-South Conference Championships, as announced by the league office on Sunday.
November 01, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Taylor Nay was named to the Capital One Women’s Soccer Academic All-District 2 team this week. She will now enter the pool of players from around the country to be selected Academic All-American later this month.
October 29, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up two spots to No. 6 in this week’s NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday. The Bulldogs continue to set records for highest ranking in school history with each move up the poll.
October 26, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Taylor Nay scored a pair of goals and assisted on another, as No. 8 Cumberland netted four goals in the second half in a 5-0 victory over Bluefield College on Senior Day in women’s soccer action Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
October 24, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland ranks eighth in second edition of the NAIA Women’s Soccer Modified Ratings Percentage Index (MPRI), the national office announced Wednesday. The Bulldogs were 12th in the first MRPI released at the end of September.
October 23, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up three spots to No. 8 in the seventh regular-season edition of the NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday. It marks the highest ranking in school history for the program.
October 22, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Rhianne Parsons has been named the NAIA Women’s Soccer National Offensive Player of the Week the national office announced Tuesday. Parsons was selected based on her performance from October 14-20 and chosen out of a pool of conference, independent and unaffiliated group winners.
October 21, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Rhianne Parsons and Lindsay Kitson were voted the Mid-South Conference Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week on Monday, respectively, after helping the Bulldogs to three victories, including 1-0 against No. 1 Lindsey Wilson.
October 20, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – For the second straight game Shauna Gilpin netted two goals and Rhianne Parsons posted a goal and an assist, as 11th-ranked Cumberland upped its unbeaten streak to 11 matches in a 4-0 victory over the University of Rio Grande in women’s soccer action Sunday in Rio Grande, Ohio.
October 19, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Shauna Gilpin netted a pair of goals and Rhianne Parsons added a goal and an assist in 11th-ranked Cumberland’s 4-1 victory over Georgetown College in women’s soccer action Friday in Georgetown, Ky.
October 16, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – A header from Rhianne Parsons in the 88th minute off a cross from Shauna Gilpin bounced just inside the far post for the game-winner, giving 11th-ranked Cumberland a 1-0 victory over No. 1 Lindsey Wilson on Wednesday in women’s soccer action here at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
October 15, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up one spot for the second straight week and stands 11th in this week’s NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, announced Tuesday by the national office.
October 14, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Michelle Ward was named Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week after leading the Bulldog backline in a scoreless draw on this road this past weekend.
October 13, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Twelfth-ranked Cumberland and No. 9 Martin Methodist played for 110 minutes on Friday night in Pulaski, but neither team was able to find the back of the net, playing to a scoreless draw in a battle of old conference rivals and two of the best teams in the nation.
October 10, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up one spot to 12th in this week’s NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced late Tuesday. The Bulldogs have won seven straight matches overall, outscoring their opponents, 29-3.
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.
October 04, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Shauna Gilpin scored a pair of goals in the first 20 minutes and Kaitlin Phillips added a goal and handed out three assists in 13th-ranked Cumberland’s 7-0 victory over the University of Pikeville in women’s soccer action Friday here at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
October 02, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up two more spots to 13th in the latest edition of the NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced late Tuesday.
October 01, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Taylor Nay and Olivia Chu both netted a pair of goals and 15th-ranked Cumberland scored eight times in the final 50 minutes of the match on its way to an 8-0 victory over the University of the Cumberlands in women’s soccer action Tuesday in Williamsburg, Ky.
September 28, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Shauna Gilpin scored with just 20 seconds remaining in regulation and Kaitlin Phillips assisted on both goals, as Cumberland missed a boatload of chances but survived with a 2-1 victory Saturday over St. Catharine College in St. Catharine, Ky.
September 26, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 15th in this week’s NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday. The Bulldogs are rated 12th nationally in the first official NAIA Women’s Soccer Modified Ratings Percentage Index (MRPI) released this week.
September 24, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Rhianne Parsons scored twice and assisted on another goal, Olivia Chu, Shauna Gilpin and Taylor Nay each added a goal and an assist and Cumberland dominated from start-to-finish in a 6-1 victory over Shawnee State in women’s soccer action Tuesday in Portsmouth, Ohio.
September 18, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Meaghan Lyons netted her first goal of the season near the end of the first half and Rhianne Parsons added another in the 58th minute, as Cumberland posted a 2-0 victory over Union University in women’s soccer action Wednesday here at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
September 18, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 18th in the latest edition of the 2013 NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday. Sophomore Taylor Nay was also named Player of the Week by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association.
September 14, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Taylor Nay scored twice in the first six minutes of the second half and 20th-ranked Cumberland turned up the intensity after a slugging opening 45 minutes, defeating Trinity International, 2-1, in women’s soccer action Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
September 11, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Rhianne Parsons was named the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Women’s Soccer Player of the Week after posting a goal and an assist in CU’s only match.
September 11, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 20th in the first regular-season edition of the 2013 NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, released by the national office Tuesday.
September 10, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Shauna Gilpin scored early and Beth Morgan added some insurance late, as 13th-ranked Cumberland defeated Campbellsville, 2-0, in women’s soccer action here Tuesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field in a match delayed 93 minutes because of weather in the first half.
September 06, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Laerke Michaelsen scored twice and Eliza Balen posted a goal and an assist, as SCAD-Savannah dominated possession in the second half en route to a 5-3 victory over 13th-ranked Cumberland here Friday in women’s soccer action at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
September 02, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Rhianne Parsons and Kristen Anstey were named the Mid-South Conference Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, on Monday after helping the Bulldogs to a pair of wins in the club’s opening matches of the season.
September 01, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Rhianne Parsons’ goal in the 74th minute from the top of the box proved to be the game-winner in an otherwise hard-fought match, giving 13th-ranked Cumberland a 1-0 victory No. 22 Brenau University in women’s soccer action Sunday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
August 28, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Shauna Gilpin, Rhianne Parsons and Olivia Chu each scored and handed out an assist, as 13th-ranked Cumberland scored three times in the first half en route to a 4-2 victory over Tennessee Wesleyan on Wednesday in Athens, Tenn.
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 21, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland women’s soccer team is ranked 13th nationally in the 2013 NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll, the national office announced this week. The Bulldogs finished the 2012 season ranked 14th in the nation.
August 20, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s fall sports continued preseason workouts over the weekend as they prepare for their first competitions of the season, which take place from August 28-31. A few notes and quotes from the six sports with athletes already on campus:
August 14, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland women’s soccer team was selected second in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Tuesday by the league office.
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 19, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Belmont University will hold a memorial service for former Bruins player and Cumberland University assistant coach Eric Susewind on Thursday at 1 p.m. in the Troutt Theater on Belmont's campus.
June 17, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Nashville Metropolitan Police have confirmed that the victim of a fatal car crash on I-24 late Saturday night was Cumberland University assistant women’s soccer coach Eric Susewind.
June 04, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s soccer coach Gavin McKinney announced the club’s 2013 schedule this week, which includes eight home matches and outings against three national championship teams.
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.
March 27, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland soccer coach Gavin McKinney announced the signing this week of Station Camp High School product Savannah Keele to scholarship papers for the 2013 season.
February 25, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Gavin McKinney announced the signing of Edmonton, Alberta, native Dayle Weslosky to scholarship papers for the 2013 season. Weslosky is the third signee for next season for the club.
February 22, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Gavin McKinney announced the signing of Beech High School product Kiley Sanson to scholarship papers for the 2013 season.
February 07, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s soccer coach Gavin McKinney announced the signing of Edmonton, Alberta, native Olivia Chu to scholarship papers for the 2013 season.
December 06, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland finished the season ranked 14th nationally in the 2012 NAIA Women's Soccer Coaches' Postseason Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Wednesday.
December 03, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Lindsay Kitson earned Second Team All-America honors and Kelsey Langille was a Third Team selection, as announced Monday by the national office.
December 01, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Six Cumberland University men’s and women’s soccer and volleyball players were named NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athletes this week, as announced by the national office.
November 27, 2012
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – Lindsay Kitson made 15 saves, including several spectacular stops, but 16th-ranked Cumberland was not able to find enough offense and dropped a 1-0 decision to No. 5 Concordia [OR] University here in the second round of the NAIA National Championships.
November 25, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland takes on Concordia (OR) University on Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the 29th annual NAIA Women's Soccer National Championships presented by the Sports Medicine Center at Orthopaedic Group, P.C., in Orange Beach, Ala.
November 17, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Rhianne Parsons scored on an assist from Kelsey Langille in the 72nd minute and 16th-ranked Cumberland held off a furious rally by No. 8 Martin Methodist in a 1-0 CU victory in the NAIA Championship Opening Round at East Campus on Saturday in Pulaski, Tenn.
November 13, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland will face Martin Methodist at Noon on Saturday in the NAIA Women’s Soccer Championship Opening Round in Pulaski, Tenn., as announced by both schools on Tuesday.
November 12, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland will face Martin Methodist this Saturday in Pulaski, Tenn., in the opening round pairings of the 2012 NAIA Women's Soccer National Championship, as announced Monday afternoon by the national office.
November 12, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland women’s soccer team is ranked 16th nationally, its highest ranking in school history, in the final regular season NAIA Women's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Sunday.
November 08, 2012
COLUMBIA, Ky. – Shauna Gilpin netted the game-winner in the 61st minute and Lindsay Kitson made a remarkable 13 saves in 23rd-ranked Cumberland’s 2-1 victory over No. 3 Lindsey Wilson here Thursday night at Walter S. Reuling Stadium.
November 07, 2012
COLUMBIA, Ky. – Taylor Nay’s blast from a bad angle in the 80th minute was the only score and Lindsay Kitson made a great save minutes later to preserve a 1-0 Cumberland victory over Campbellsville in the Mid-South Conference Championships here Wednesday at Walter S. Reuling Stadium.
November 07, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Kelsey Langille, Shauna Gilpin, Taylor Nay, Reneé LaRose, Mackenzie Keele and Lindsay Kitson were all voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference and Rhianne Parsons and Simone Quinn both earned Second Team honors, as announced by the conference office.
November 07, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up two spots to No. 23 in the 2012 NAIA Women's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday.
November 06, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Ten Cumberland soccer student-athletes were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the league office on Tuesday.
November 03, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Rhianne Parsons netted a career-best four goals and Simone Quinn two scores in 25th-ranked Cumberland’s 10-0 victory over Shawnee State on Saturday in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
November 02, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s soccer teams open play in the Mid-South Conference Championships on Saturday, with the women hosting Shawnee State and the men heading to Campbellsville University.
October 30, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University is ranked 25th nationally in the NAIA Women's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday, the program’s first ranking since the end of the 2005 season.
October 29, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – A high-arching shot from 30 yards by sophomore Kaitlin Phillips fell just under the cross bar at the far post for a golden goal, giving Cumberland a 1-0 overtime victory over Union University on Monday evening at the Smith Soccer Complex in Jackson, Tenn.
October 27, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Kelsey Langille added to her nation-leading goal tally with four scores while Rhianne Parsons and Taylor Nay each netted a goal and handed out two assists in Cumberland’s 7-0 victory Saturday over Shawnee State in women’s soccer action at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
October 26, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland women’s soccer team is ranked 24th nationally in the second official 2012 NAIA Women's Soccer Modified Ratings Percentage Index (MRPI), the national office announced this week.
October 24, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s soccer will take donations for Breast Cancer Awareness at this Saturday’s match against Shawnee State at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
October 21, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Shauna Gilpin scored twice and handed out one assist, Kelsey Langille added two goals and Simone Quinn recorded a goal and an assist in Cumberland’s 8-0 victory Sunday over the University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Ky.
October 18, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Taylor Nay scored a goal and assisted on another, as Cumberland controlled possession from start-to-finish and completely dominated play in a 3-0 victory over St. Catharine College on a windy Thursday here at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
October 13, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Taylor Nay scored a goal and assisted on another in a 3-0 Cumberland victory over Georgetown College in women’s soccer action Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
October 09, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Kelsey Langille picked up her third Mid-South Conference Offensive Player of the Week honor on Monday after scoring six goals and handing out two assists in two Bulldog victories last week.
October 07, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Kelsey Langille scored twice in the first half and Rhianne Parsons added her sixth goal of the year early in the second half in Cumberland’s 3-1 victory over Bethel University in women’s soccer action Sunday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
October 03, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Kelsey Langille scored four times, Shauna Gilpin posted two goals and Kaitlin Phillips handed out three assists in Cumberland’s 8-2 victory over Union College in women’s soccer action Wednesday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
September 30, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Kelsey Langille scored twice and Taylor Nay added a goal just after halftime in Cumberland’s 3-0 victory against Bluefield College in women’s soccer action Saturday in Bluefield, Va.
September 28, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland women’s soccer team is ranked 38th nationally among 193 clubs in the first official NAIA Women's Soccer Modified Ratings Percentage Index (MRPI), the national office announced this week.
September 25, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Mia Persson scored midway through the first half and assisted on Cecilia Ekstrand’s breakaway goal in the final two minutes, as third-ranked Lindsey Wilson edged Cumberland, 2-0, in women’s soccer action Tuesday evening in Columbia, Ky.
September 25, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – For the second time in three weeks, Cumberland freshman Kelsey Langille was voted the NAIA Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week on Tuesday, as announced by the national office.
September 24, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Kelsey Langille was named the Mid-South Conference Player of the Week on Monday after scoring seven goals in a pair of conference victories last week, including a season-high five goals versus the University of the Cumberlands.
September 22, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Kelsey Langille netted a season-high five goals and Brenna Evilcizer and Renee LaRose each added scores in Cumberland’s 7-0 victory over the University of the Cumberlands in women’s soccer action Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
September 19, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Kelsey Langille scored a pair of goals in a three-minute stretch of the first half and Lindsay Kitson made six saves in net for her third shutout of the season in a 2-0 Cumberland victory over Campbellsville University in women’s soccer action Wednesday evening in Campbellsville, Ky.
September 16, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Kelsey Langille recorded her third hat trick this season and Rhianne Parsons added two goals in a 9-0 victory over the University of Rio Grande in women’s soccer action Sunday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
September 12, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland freshmen women’s soccer players Taylor Nay and Kelsey Langille along with head coach Gavin McKinney were recently featured at SherwoodParkNews.com, their hometown newspaper.
September 09, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Kelsey Langille scored four times and Shauna Gilpin added a pair of goals, as Cumberland overcame a slugging start and defeated Tennessee Wesleyan, 8-1, in women’s soccer action Sunday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
September 06, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Lauren Graham’s rebound in the 81st minute was the game-winner, as 11th-ranked Martin Methodist defeated Cumberland 2-1 in a match with all three goals scored in the second half in women’s soccer action Tuesday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
September 04, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University freshman Kelsey Langille was voted the NAIA National Offensive Player of the Week on Tuesday after scoring six goals in three matches and helping the Bulldogs to a 3-0 start. Langille is the first-ever CU player to earn national POW accolades.
September 03, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland striker Kelsey Langille was named the Mid-South Conference Player of the Week on Monday after recording six goals in three matches and helping the Bulldogs to a 3-0 start for the second straight season.
September 02, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Kelsey Langille and Rhianne Parsons both scored two goals in the second half, as Cumberland scored all of its goals after the break for the second straight match in a 4-1 win Sunday against 24th-ranked University of Science and Arts in McKenzie, Tenn.
September 01, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland scored three times in the final 20 minutes, erasing a second-half deficit en route to a 3-1 victory over Midland [NE] University on Saturday in McKenzie, Tenn. The Bulldogs play again Sunday at 10 a.m. against the University of Science and Arts.
August 28, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Kelsey Langille and Shauna Gilpin each netted a hat trick and Taylor Nay added two assists in Cumberland’s 7-0 season-opening victory over Bryan College on Tuesday night in Dayton, Tenn.
August 24, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University has signed a contract with Stretch Internet for streaming of live video, stats and audio (when available) for Bulldog home events in 2012-13 beginning with the August 28 men’s soccer match against Tennessee Wesleyan.
August 03, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Posters and schedule cards for Cumberland football, volleyball, men’s soccer and women’s soccer have all arrived for the 2012 season and are available for pickup in the lobby of the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
August 03, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland women’s soccer team was picked third in the Mid-South Conference in a preseason vote of league coaches released this week.
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.
June 12, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Gavin McKinney announced the hiring of former Belmont University player and coach Eric Susewind as a full-time assistant coach for the Bulldogs for the 2012 season.
May 25, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Gavin McKinney announced the signings of Gallatin native Ashton Williams and Independence High School product Kallee Thornton to scholarship papers for the 2012-13 academic year.
May 09, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University soccer coaches Jeff Loucks and Gavin McKinney announced their 2012 schedules this week, which nine home matches for both the men and the women at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
April 17, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Mackenzie Keele and Ben Miller were recently recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association with its annual All-American Athlete of the Year award.
April 02, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland women’s soccer program hosted clinics on March 19 and 26 at Mundy Park in Mt. Juliet, Tenn., with more than 70 youth players attending both sessions that included CU head coach Gavin McKinney as well as Bulldog men’s and women’s players as instructors.
February 09, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Gavin McKinney announced the signing of East Robertson High School product Brenna Evilcizer to scholarship papers this week for the 2012-13 academic year.
December 06, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Helena Dimantas Farias and junior Simone Quinn both earned Daktronics NAIA National Scholar-Athlete honors this week, as announced by the national office. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.50 grade-point-average to be eligible for the award.
November 11, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Helena Dimantas Farias was voted First Team All-TranSouth for the second straight season and freshman Mackenzie Keele earned Second Team All-TSAC honors, as announced this week by the conference office.
November 08, 2011
JACKSON, Tenn. – Eboni Murphy’s chip from 10 yards in the 86th minute was the only goal in Union University’s 1-0 victory over Cumberland in women’s soccer action here Tuesday night at the Smith Memorial Soccer Complex in the semifinals of the TranSouth Championships.
November 07, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Candice Ray and Elizabeth Surdam were named the TranSouth Conference Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, as announced by the league office on Monday.
November 06, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Sixteen men’s and women’s soccer players were named TranSouth Conference Scholar-Athletes this week, as announced by the league office during the conference tournament that started Saturday.
November 05, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Candice Ray scored in the 86th minute on an assist from Shauna Gilpin, providing the only score in a 1-0 Cumberland women’s soccer victory over Bethel University in the quarterfinals of the TranSouth Championships in McKenzie, Tenn.
November 04, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Simone Quinn was voted to the Capital One Academic All-District IV College Division Women’s Soccer Team, as announced Friday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
November 01, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Whitney Newby’s goal in the 103rd minute on an assist from Julie Bracknell propelled Freed-Hardeman to a 2-1 double overtime over Cumberland in women’s soccer action on Tuesday at the CU Soccer Field.
October 25, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Terilyn Wassell’s goal in the final minute of the first half was the only score, as Union University posted a 1-0 victory over Cumberland in women’s soccer action Tuesday at the CU Soccer Field.
October 24, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s soccer programs will take donations as the price of admission to Tuesday’s matches against Union University to promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month for the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
October 23, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Mor Efraim scored the first of her three goals just before halftime and eighth-ranked Martin Methodist netted three more goals in the first 22 minutes of the second half, defeating an injury-depleted Cumberland squad, 4-0, in women’s soccer action Saturday in Pulaski, Tenn.
October 18, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Aubrey Black’s goal in the 78th minute provided the game winner, as Trevecca Nazarene scored three times in the second half to defeat Cumberland, 3-2, in women’s soccer action Tuesday night in Nashville, Tenn.
October 11, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Caitlin Williams and Anna Ayers both scored in the first half and Georgetown College staved off a furious comeback effort, defeating Cumberland 2-0 in women’s soccer action Tuesday evening in Georgetown, Ky. The loss is the first in nonconference action this season for the Bulldogs.
October 10, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Helena Dimantas Farias was named the TranSouth Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Monday for the second consecutive week and third time this season after scoring three goals and recording four assists in a pair of victories over NCAA Division II opponents.
October 08, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Samantha Skinner scored in thee first four minutes of the match and Shauna Gilpin, Helena Dimantas Farias, Morgan Shaffer and Beth Morgan all added goals for Cumberland in a 5-0 victory against Oakland City University in women’s soccer action Saturday.
October 05, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Helena Dimantas Farias scored in the 104th minute on a header for her second goal of the match in a 4-3 double overtime victory over King College in women’s soccer action Wednesday in Bristol, Tenn.
October 03, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Helena Dimantas Farias was named the TranSouth Conference Offensive Player of the Week after scoring a goal and assisting on another last week against Bryan College.
October 02, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Mackenzie Keele scored her first career goal but Lyon College tied the match two minutes later and netted the game-winner in the 87th minute in a 2-1 victory over Cumberland in women’s soccer action Saturday in Batesville, Ark.
September 30, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. –Cumberland University is ranked 29th nationally in the first official NAIA Women’s Soccer Modified Ratings Percentage Index (MRPI), the national office announced this week.
September 27, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland scored three times in the first 25 minutes of the second half, providing a bit of cushion in a match the Bulldogs dominated, posting a 24-3 advantage in shots in a 4-0 CU victory in women’s soccer action Tuesday over Bryan College at the CU Soccer Field.
September 26, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Elizabeth Surdam was named the TranSouth Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday after collecting her fifth victory and second shutout of the season, as announced by the conference office Monday.
September 25, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Rhianne Parsons’ penalty kick in the 39th minute was the only score and helped Cumberland overcome a sluggish start in a 1-0 victory over Davenport University in women’s soccer action Sunday at the CU Soccer Field.
September 21, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Bethel University scored early, controlling play the entire first half, and then held off a furious Cumberland rally in the final minutes for a 1-0 Wildcats victory Wednesday in women’s soccer action at the CU Soccer Field.
September 20, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Heavy rains in the area have caused the postponement of Cumberland’s soccer matches scheduled for Tuesday against Bethel University. The teams will play Wednesday at the same times – 2 p.m. for the women and 4 p.m. for the men at the CU Soccer Field.
September 17, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Helena Dimantas Farias scored in the fourth minute and Rhianne Parsons added the eventual game-winner on a penalty kick in the 29th minute, as Cumberland stayed undefeated with a 2-1 victory Saturday at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Ky.
September 09, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Helena Dimantas Farias scored less than a minute into the second half and Morgan Shaffer put the match away with a score in the 76th minute for Cumberland in a 3-1 victory against Campbellsville University on Friday night in Campbellsville, Ky.
September 03, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – After waiting nearly an hour before overtime because of a lightning delay, Rhianne Parsons scored unassisted 48 seconds into the extra period, giving Cumberland a 2-1 victory over Tennessee Wesleyan in women’s soccer action Saturday in Athens, Tenn.
August 29, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University swept the TranSouth Conference Women’s Soccer awards on Monday, with Elizabeth Surdam earning Defensive Player of the Week and Helena Dimantas Farias garnering Offensive Player of the Week after the Bulldogs opened with a pair of victories away from home.
August 27, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Helena Dimantas Farias scored a pair of goals and Kaitlin Phillips added a goal and an assist in Cumberland’s 5-0 victory over Barton College in the Bulldog Classic on Saturday in Barbourville, Ky.
August 26, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Rhianne Parsons scored on a penalty kick early in the second half and Helena Dimantas Farias netted the game-winner on a free kick from just outside the box, giving Cumberland a 2-1 season-opening victory in women’s soccer at Union College Friday in the Bulldog Classic.
August 25, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland men’s and women’s soccer teams open the season this weekend at a tournament in Barbourville, Ky. The men take on host Union College and Berea College while the women play Union and Barton College.
August 17, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was picked fourth in the TranSouth Conference Women’s Soccer Preseason Coaches’ Poll released this week by the conference office, just behind Union University. Seven-time defending regular champion Martin Methodist was a unanimous choice to win an eighth straight league title.
August 16, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Gavin McKinney returned seven starters from last year’s 9-7-2 club as camp opened last week as well as a host of new faces, including 11 freshmen. The Bulldogs have been practicing twice daily, with fitness work each morning and skill work during both sessions.
July 26, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s soccer coach Gavin McKinney announced the signing of Churchill, Ontario, native Stephanie Twardowski this week to scholarship papers for the 2011-12 academic year. Twardowski is the seventh Bulldog player in this year’s signing class.
July 12, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s soccer coach Gavin McKinney released the club’s 2011 schedule this week, which includes six home matches. The Bulldogs begin the season August 26-27 in a tournament at Union College.
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.
May 03, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s soccer coach Gavin McKinney announced the signing of Hendersonville, Tenn., native Mackenzie Keele this week to scholarship papers for the 2011-12 academic year. Keele is the sixth signee for the Bulldogs for next season.
April 14, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Adrian Baker won first place in the two-dimensional category and Charles Brooks, Deonta Johnson and Kyle Upton were all named honorable mention during the 14th Annual Focus On CU Students (FOCUS) Art Competition currently on display at Adams Gallery on the CU campus.
April 14, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Gavin McKinney announced the signing of Goodlettsville native Rachel Tooley to scholarship papers this week for the 2011-12 academic year. Tooley is the fifth signee for the Bulldogs for next season.
April 14, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Adrian Baker won first place in the two-dimensional category and Charles Brooks, Deonta Johnson and Kyle Upton were all named honorable mention during the 14th Annual Focus On CU Students (FOCUS) Art Competition currently on display at Adams Gallery on the CU campus.
March 17, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University women’s soccer team will host a benefit 4-v-4 Indoor Soccer Tournament Sunday beginning at noon at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center to raise money and bring awareness to lung cancer.
March 01, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Gavin McKinney announced the signing of Gallatin, Tenn., native Elizabeth “Squirt” Surdam this week to scholarship papers for the 2011-12 academic year. Surdam is the fourth signee for the Bulldogs for next season.
February 22, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Gavin McKinney announced the signing of Taylor Knight to scholarship papers this week for the 2011-12 academic year. Knight is the third Bulldog signee for next season, joining Westmoreland’s Samantha Skinner and Manchester’s Beth Morgan.
February 15, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s soccer team Gavin McKinney announced the signing of Westmoreland native Samantha Skinner this week to scholarship papers for the 2011-12 academic year. Skinner is the second signee for the Bulldogs for next season, joining Manchester’s Beth Morgan in the signing class.
February 08, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Gavin McKinney announced the signing of Coffee County High School product Beth Morgan to scholarship papers this week. Morgan is the first signee for the Bulldogs for the 2011-12 academic year.
December 07, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland women’s soccer and volleyball players were recognized this week as NAIA Daktronics National Scholar-Athletes. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.50 grade-point-average to be eligible for the honor.
November 16, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Six men’s and four women’s soccer players were named TranSouth Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the league office at the conclusion of the conference championships last weekend.
November 15, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Helena Dimantas Farias and Reneé LaRose were both voted First Team All-TranSouth while LaRose was named Co-Freshman of the Year, as announced by the conference office. Morgan Shaffer and Michelle Ward also earned Second Team All-TSAC honors for the Bulldogs, who tied for third in the league standings.
November 09, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Helena Dimantas Farias scored in the fourth minute to tie the match but Lyon College netted a goal just before halftime and another in the 80th minute, as the Scots posted a 3-1 victory over Cumberland in women’s soccer action Tuesday afternoon Batesville, Ark.
November 06, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Katie Ongaro posted a goal and an assist in the second half, leading third-seeded Cumberland to a 3-0 victory over Freed-Hardeman during the quarterfinals of the TranSouth Championships in women’s soccer action Saturday at the CU Soccer Field.
November 03, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s women’s soccer team will host Freed-Hardeman in a TranSouth Championships quarterfinal match Saturday at 10 a.m. at the CU Soccer Field. The Bulldogs defeated the Lions, 2-1, in double overtime on Tuesday.
November 02, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Rhianne Parsons scored in the 106th minute on an assist from Helena Dimantas Farias, sending Cumberland to a 2-1 victory over Freed-Hardeman Tuesday in women’s soccer action in Henderson, Tenn. With the victory the Bulldogs end the regular season in a tie for third place with Union University.
November 01, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Helena Dimantas Farias was named the TranSouth Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after scoring four goals with three assists in two Cumberland victories.
October 30, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Rhianne Parsons scored twice and Helena Dimantas Farias added a goal and the two players combined for all three assists in Cumberland’s 3-1 victory over Kentucky Wesleyan in women’s soccer action Friday in Owensboro, Ky.
October 27, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Helena Dimantas Farias scored three times and Morgan Shaffer added a pair of assists for Cumberland in a 5-1 victory over Trevecca Nazarene in women’s soccer action Wednesday afternoon.
October 26, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s soccer matches scheduled for Tuesday against Trevecca Nazarene have been canceled because of high winds and forecasted severe weather for the afternoon. The matches have been rescheduled for Wednesday on the CU campus starting at 1 p.m. with a women’s match followed by the men.
October 25, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Helena Dimantas Farias was named the TranSouth Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after scoring the game-winning goal in a victory last week over Bryan College.
October 20, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Helena Dimantas Farias scored the match’s only goal in the 63rd minute and Simone Quinn made six saves in goal in Cumberland’s 1-0 victory over Bryan College Wednesday night in Dayton, Tenn.
October 16, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Simone Quinn’s 12 saves were not enough to hold off sixth-ranked Martin Methodist in Cumberland’s 2-0 loss, as the Bulldog offense struggled in women’s soccer action Saturday at the CU Soccer Field.
October 09, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Helena Dimantas Farias scored unassisted in the 62nd minute just seconds after Union got on the board and Rhianne Parsons made six saves in goal, two in the second overtime, as Cumberland and Union played to a 1-1 draw in women’s soccer action Saturday in Jackson, Tenn.
October 06, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Helena Dimantas Farias scored twice and assisted on another goal and Rhianne Parsons put Cumberland ahead early with a goal 18 seconds into the match in a 5-1 victory over Brescia University Wednesday at the CU Soccer Field.
October 04, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Helena Dimantas Farias scored a pair of first half goals and Morgan Shaffer added another in the second half in Cumberland’s 3-0 victory over Lambuth University Monday in Jackson, Tenn.
October 03, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Anja Klotzle scored on a penalty kick three minutes into the second overtime, giving Lyon College a 2-1 victory over Cumberland in women’s soccer action Sunday at the CU Soccer Field.
September 30, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Morgan Shaffer posted her first career hat trick and Rhianne Parsons and Simone Quinn each added a pair of goals in Cumberland’s 8-0 victory over Judson College Wednesday in Marion, Ala.
September 21, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Bethel University scored twice in the first 12 minutes of the match and held off a flurry of chances in the second half by Cumberland in a 2-0 Wildcat victory Tuesday in women’s soccer action in McKenzie, Tenn.
September 16, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University put up 18 shots and missed several excellent scoring opportunities in both halves, dropping a 3-1 decision to Campbellsville University on Thursday.
September 04, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland controlled play for much of the first half but gave up a late goal and Georgetown College’s Caitlin Williams posted a hat trick in a 4-1 Tigers victory Saturday at the CU Soccer Field.
August 30, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland goalie Hanna Sparks was named the TranSouth Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday after making 16 saves in a pair of matches last weekend for the Bulldogs.
August 29, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Helena Dimantas Farias scored a goal and assisted on another, but Cumberland dropped a 3-2 decision in overtime against the Univ. of the Cumberlands Saturday in the Golden Corral Classic in Barbourville, Ky.
August 27, 2010
Morgan Shaffer scored the game-tying goal in the 63rd minute, setting up the game-winner in the final minute by Rhianne Parsons, giving Cumberland a 2-1 season-opening victory.
August 24, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Women’s soccer conclude their preseason training Saturday with an intrasquad scrimmage, now set sights on opening match Friday, at Union College.
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.
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