Coach Woody Hunt moves into Assistant Athletic Director Role

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Director of Athletics Ron Pavan has named legendary baseball coach Woody Hunt Assistant Athletic Director for Fundraising and Facilities effective June 1.

Neffendorf named Cumberland baseball pitching coach

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland's next head baseball coach Ryan Hunt announces his first hiring, former Campbellsville pitching coach and recruiting coordinator Brett Neffendorf.

Four Baseball players earn All-MSC accolades

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Pablo Custodio, Andrew Martinez, and Tyler Stokes were named First Team All-Mid-South Conference while Hooper Mills garners Second Team accolades, released by the league office on Wednesday.

Wilkerson to start 2021 MiLB season with Oklahoma City Dodgers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland All-American pitcher Aaron Wilkerson will open up the 2021 Minor League Baseball season with the Los Angeles Dodgers Triple-A affiliate Oklahoma City Dodgers.

Mid-South Conference Honors Coach Woody Hunt with Naming of Tournament Trophy

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Cumberland (Tenn.) baseball coach Woody Hunt has been a staple around the NAIA and, in particular, the Mid-South Conference for decades.

Hall of Fame Coach Woody Hunt's Career closes as Bethel sweeps MSC Opening Round

MCKENZIE, Tenn.--Legendary baseball coach Woody Hunt's storied career comes to a close after 41 seasons at t he helm of Cumberland baseball as Bethel sweeps the Mid-South Conference Opening Round with a pair of one run victories, 5-4 and 6-5.

No. 20 IU-Southeast routs Cumberland in regular season finale

NEW ALBANY, Ind.-- Cumberland baseball wraps up their regular season with a 17-4 loss to No. 20 IU-Southeast on the road. The Phoenix and Grenadiers split the season series with the Grenadiers beating them in late February in Lebanon.

Cumberland baseball to travel to Bethel in MSC Opening Round

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Cumberland baseball earns the eight-seed in the Mid-South Conference Tournament and is slated to take on No. 5 Bethel in McKenzie this weekend.

Phoenix Run Rule Bethel in Coach Hunt's Final Home Game

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball dominated from the opening pitch in a 11-1 run rule victory over the Bethel Wildcats in hall of fame coach Woody Hunt's final home game of his career.

Baseball postponed to Sunday; Coach Hunt Celebration at 11:00 am

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball games against Bethel University have been postponed to Sunday, April 24 at 1:00 p.m.

Bethel beats Phoenix in Game One; Game Two halted

LEBANON, Tenn.--Poor pitching leads to game one loss the second game of the doubleheader has been halted due to darkness. The game will resume in the bottom of the sixth inning with the Phoenix trailing 8-1 with bases loaded. Cumberland honored 20 seniors on the field before the game.

Phoenix hold on to beat No. 17 Reinhardt, 9-8

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Tyler Stokes hits a go-ahead home run in the seventh inning and Nolan Gazouski extended the lead with a two-out RBI double allowing Nick Hoefling to close the game with a six-out save to win 9-8 over No. 17 Reinhardt.

Lions sweep doubleheader to take the series

HENDERSON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball had control of game one until Josh Sears hit a go-ahead three-run blast in the eighth inning to give Freed-Hardeman the lead and the win. Lions would ride the momentum from the come from behind victory from game one to a 10 run third inning in game two to sweep the doubleheader and take the series.

Phoenix take game one from Freed-Hardeman

HENDERSON, Tenn.-- Big innings early led Cumberland to the win in the first game of the series as Cumberland posted 16 hits in a big day for the hitters.

Weather postpones baseball at Brescia

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball game scheduled for Wednesday at Brescia has been canceled due to inclement weather. The contest will be made up with a doubleheader on Wednesday, April 21 at 3 p.m. in Owensboro, Ky.

No. 13 Bryan's four home runs beats CU, 10-6

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball closes a nine-game homestand with a 10-6 loss against No. 13 Bryan College. Cumberland stranded 13 runners throughout the game leaving the bases loaded on three separate occasions.

Stokes named MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Tyler Stokes was voted Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of the Week after batting .429 with five home runs, and 9 RBIs in four games for the Phoenix, as announced by the league office Monday.

Martin Methodist takes game three, 4-3

LEBANON, Tenn.--Daniel Alvarez threw 8.1 strong innings on the mound punching out seven batters and allowed three earned runs, but one unearned run gave him the loss. The Phoenix scored one in the ninth to make it interesting, but could not push across the tying run as they stranded pinch-runner Corey Perkins in scoring position.

Bats come alive in doubleheader sweep

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball bats came alive as the Phoenix scored 26 hits runs and cranked nine home runs in the twin-bill sweep over Martin Methodist.

Cumberland Baseball launches Virtual Auction

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University baseball launches their annual baseball auction virtually for the first time.

Late Rally not enough to overcome No. 1 Tennessee Wesleyan

LEBANON, Tenn. - Tyler Stokes highlighted a four-run eighth inning with a grand slam, but it was not enough for Cumberland to overcome a 9-4 loss to No. 1 Tennessee Wesleyan.

Ryan Hunt named next Cumberland head baseball coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced Monday the hiring of CU alum Ryan Hunt as the next Cumberland baseball coach for the Phoenix, effective June 1, 2021.

Cumberland Completes Four-Game Sweep of Talladega

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball walks off Talladega in game one and completes the four-game sweep with an 8-3 victory in game two.

No. 1 Tennessee Wesleyan Run-Rules Cumberland

ATHENS, Tenn.-- Josh Morgan hit a two-run home run and Jose Vera added a solo shot in a three-run sixth inning, but that was all the Phoenix managed as No. 1 Tennessee Wesleyan run-ruled Cumberland 13-3 in seven innings.

Custodio earns MSC Baseball Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland's Pablo Custodio was voted Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of the Week after batting .588 with three home runs, 10 hits and 9 RBIs in four games for the Phoenix, as announced by the league office Monday.

Lindsey Wilson hits a walk-off home run to take series

COLUMBIA, Ky.--Cumberland forced extra innings by scoring three runs in the ninth, but after leaving runners on in the 10th Lindsey Wilson hits a walk-off three run home run to take the series.

Baseball splits twin-bill with Blue Raiders

COLUMBIA, Ky.--Cumberland and Lindsey Wilson split a slugfest and a pitcher's dual in Friday doubleheader action at Egnew Park in Columbia, Kentucky.

Cumberland's 10 runs not enough to beat No. 15 Bryan

DAYTON, Tenn.--Tyler Jones cranked two home runs while Pablo Custodio and Jose Vera each went 3-for-5 with three RBIs, but it was not enough to defeat No. 15 Bryan on the run.

Baseball Splits Double Header losing Thomas More series

LEBANON, Tenn.--After losing the first game of the series to Thomas More late, Cumberland looked primed to take two today from the opening frame of game one.

Cumberland Baseball falls apart in Late Innings

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland had everything pointing in the right direction for a win with the NAIA leader in saves on the mound in the ninth inning but walks, a misplay, and an error allowed Thomas More to escape with a game one 9-8 win.

Tickets on sale for Coach Hunt's Final Home Series

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland Athletics announces that tickets are officially on sale for legendary baseball coach Woody Hunt's final home series against Bethel University on April 23-24.

Baseball suspends play through March 18

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball has entered COVID-19 protocols due to a positive test, suspending play through March 18, Cumberland officials announced Friday afternoon.

Baseball Series at No. 8 Cumberlands is Postponed

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball's series against No. 8 Cumberlands has been postponed due to COVID-19 protocols.

Baseball splits with the Buffaloes as game two comeback was stifled

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball gets the split with Milligan College after winning game one on a sixth inning rally and the squad attempted to get another late comeback in game two, but was shut down by Milligan's bullpen.

Lindsey picks up Sixth save in Series Finale

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.--Zavien Lindsey picked up his NAIA leading sixth save of the season in a 4-2 win over Campbellsville in the season finale.

Baseball swept in twinbill by Campbellsville

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.--Campbellsville used a late home run in game one to lift them to a win and followed with two big innings in game two to get the doubleheader sweep over Cumberland.

Cumberland Hands 11th-Ranked IU-Southeast 8-5 Loss

LEBANON, Tenn.- Despite striking out 11 times through 8 innings, the Phoenix were able to knock off the Grenadiers of Indiana Southeast 8-5.

Three Long Balls not enough in 8-4 loss

MARION, N.C.--Cumberland cranked three home runs, but it was not enough to match Point Park in Cumberland's final game at the Battle at Big League.

Big inning sends Phoenix past Eagles

MARION, N.C.--Nate Corhouse picked up three hits and scored three runs, Ethan Shelton hit a two-run home run, and starter Hooper Mills tossed 5 1/3 innings to pick up the victory allowing just two runs.

Phoenix bats asleep against Point Park 2-1 loss

MARION, N.C.--After an 8:00 a.m. first pitch, both teams struggled with the bats with a combined nine hits. Point Park's Ed Pfluger hit a go-ahead home run in the top of the eighth to break a 1-1 tie and give the Pioneers a 2-1 win.

Custodio's Grand Slam lifts the Phoenix past Montreat

MARION, N.C.--Pablo Custodio's 5-RBI day was enough for the Phoenix to pick up a 7-4 victory over Montreat on the first day at the Battle at Big League.

Battle at Big League Schedule Change

LEBANON, Tenn.--Baseball will be taking part in the Battle at Big League this weekend in Marion, North Carolina. The schedule was altered Thursday afternoon afternoon after a team dropped out.

Battle at Big League Schedule Released

LEBANON, Tenn.--Baseball will be taking part in the Battle at Big League this weekend in Marion, North Carolina. The schedule was released Thursday morning and the Phoenix will play in four games from Friday-Sunday.

Baseball moves away from home this weekend

LEBANON, Tenn.--Due to inclement weather, Cumberland baseball will be traveling to North Carolina this weekend instead of playing their weekend series at home.

Weekend Series Altered due to Freezing Temperatures

LEBANON, Tenn. – Forecasts calling for freezing temperatures on Friday have once again caused movement in the Cumberland baseball schedule, with the Phoenix set to take on Indiana-Kokomo this weekend at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.

Cumberland baseball splits doubleheader with Brewton Parker

MT. VERNON, Ga.-- Cumberland baseball splits a doubleheader with Brewton Parker after splitting the first doubleheader of the series yesterday. The Phoenix lost the first game 5-0 but recovered in the second outing of the day and shutout the Barons 7-0.

Baseball splits with Brewton Parker

MT. VERNON, Ga.--Cumberland baseball gets the split on day one after the bats came alive in the first game to pound out 14 runs, but the Phoenix ran into a buzzsaw on the mound in game two.

Baseball holds on to a 4-3 win over Truett McConnell

CLEVELAND, Ga.-Jose Vera drove in two runs and Zavien Lindsey picked up his first save of the season in a 4-3 Cumberland victory on the road at Truett McConnell.

Baseball Adds Weekend Series with Brewton-Parker

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball has added a four-game series with Brewton-Parker College this Thursday and Saturday in Mt. Vernon, Ga.

Cumberland takes series at No. 17 Reinhardt

WALESKI, Ga.--Cumberland ended its weekend trip to Georgia with a 2-1 series victory over 17th-ranked Reinhardt, sealing the win in a 6-5 battle and winning their first series of the season.

Cumberland baseball splits Opening Day with No. 17 Reinhardt

WALEKSI, Ga.--Cumberland baseball suffered a 7-4 loss in the opener, but bounced back to take game two off a gutsy pitching performance by Jordan Burdette and timely hitting.

Baseball Cancels Home Opener

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball has canceled their home-opening weekend set for February 13-14 against No. 12 Indiana Tech due to COVID-19 protocols for the Warriors.

Legendary Baseball Coach Woody Hunt Announces Retirement

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University announced today that head baseball coach, Woody Hunt, will be retiring after the 2021 season. Hunt has spent 41 seasons as the CU head coach.

Mid-South Conference Announces 2021 Baseball Preseason Watch List

LEBANON, Tenn.--In preparations for the 2021 season, the Mid-South Conference officially announces the inaugural Baseball Preseason Watch List. Coaches were allowed to submit up to three student-athletes from their team to be mentioned on the list as players to watch for the upcoming season.

Spring Semester Fan Attendance Policy

LEBANON, Tenn.—Cumberland University Athletics announces an updated fan attendance policy for the spring semester.

190 Student-Athletes named to Fall 2020 Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released a list of students who qualified for the Dean’s List for the Fall 2020 semester, with 190 Student-Athletes achieving a 3.50 grade-point-average and above on all classes attempted for the semester.

BOOK - "Memories of Louie" coming soon

It's been almost seven years, but Cumberland University's multi-Hall of Fame baseball coach Woody Hunt still misses his pal.

Cumberland Ranked Fifth in Mid-South Conference Baseball Preseason Coaches' Poll

Cumberland Baseballl was selected fifth in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll, the conference announced on Friday. Cumberland was one of four teams in the conference to garner a first place vote along with University of the Cumberlands, Freed-Hardeman University and Campbellsville University.

Hunt's plaque destroyed in tornado replaced by football foundation

Longtime Cumberland baseball coach Woody Hunt, who also served as the school's athletics director when the football program was resurrected in 1990, was the recipient of the National Football Foundation/Middle Tennessee chapter's highest honor in February when he received the Fred Russell Distinguished American Award.

Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Special to be televised on Aug. 29

NASHVILLE, Tenn.– The “Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Special Presented by the Tennessee Titans” will be broadcast as a 2-hour televised special event Saturday, Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. CT. The event, celebrating sports in the Volunteer State, will be hosted by Mike Keith, host and voice of the Tennessee Titans.

Coach Hunt receives the Pat Summitt Lifetime Achievement Award

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland Hall of Fame baseball Coach Woody Hunt received the trophy for the Pat Summitt Lifetime Achievement Award by the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame this afternoon.

Cumberland Athletics announces partnership with Hometown Ticketing

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland Athletics is pleased to announce a partnership with HomeTown Ticketing as the official digital ticketing provider for school athletic events. Working with HomeTown Ticketing will give Cumberland the ability to sell tickets online, and offer a completely touchless ticketing experience.

Healthcare Hero Spotlight: Courtney Propst

LEBANON, Tenn.—Former Cumberland University baseball player and 2008 alum Courtney Propst has since moved home to Orlando, Florida to work as a firefighter and paramedic for the past 11 years.

Cumberland Coaches Show Ep. 2

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland Athletics fans check out the second episode of the Cumberland Coaches Show