Cumberland Athletics 2021-22 Recap

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland Athletics had a great 2021-22 year with tons of highlights all season long. Check out the year-end recap for our sports teams.


Cumberland Athletics finishes 19th in LEARFIELD Directors' Cup Final Standings

LEBANON, Tenn.--After the completion of the spring championships, Cumberland Athletics finished 19th in the LEARFIELD Directors' Cup Standings, the highest-finish ever for CU Athletics, the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) officials announced on Thursday.


Machibroda named NAIA First Team All-American

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland first baseman Nolan Machibroda was named an First Team All-American after a spectacular senior campaign as announced by the national office on Tuesday.


Cumberland Athletics finishes Fourth in MSC President's Cup

LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland Athletics finishes fourth in the Mid-South Conference President's Cup following completion of regular-season play for the 2021-22 academic year, conference officials announced Friday.


Cumberland Athletics Camp Schedule

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University Athletics announces summer camps from baseball, softball, men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, men's and women's soccer, and football.


Cumberland announces 2022 Sports Hall of Fame class

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announces the Class of 2022 for the Sports Hall of Fame, which includes three individuals Jake Williams (wrestling), Matt Greener (baseball) and Lisa Holloran Johnson (women's volleyball) along with the 2004 baseball team. Honorees will be recognized at the Hall of Fame dinner and banquet on Friday, October 7 at 6:00 p.m. in Alumni Hall on the CU campus.


Campbellsville scores seven unanswered to end CU's season

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--Cumberland jumped out to a 5-0 lead after five innings, but Campbellsville rallied to score seven unanswered runs to end Cumberland's 2022 campaign.


Phoenix stay alive with a 7-6 win over Bethel

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--Cumberland holds off Bethel University to stay alive in the Mid-South Conference Baseball Championships with a 7-6 victory at Bowling Green Ballpark.


Georgetown walks off Cumberland in MSC Tournament

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--3-seed Georgetown rallies to score sixth in the ninth inning to walk-off the Phoenix and send Cumberland to the loser's bracket of the Mid-South Conference Baseball Championships.


Machibroda earns MSC Player of the Week honors for the second straight week

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland's first baseman Nolan Machibroda was named the Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of the Week, the league office released on Monday.


Final Bracket set for Baseball Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. --The final bracket of the Mid-South Conference Baseball Championships has ben released by league officials after reseeding the teams. Cumberland will open up play in Bowling Green against the new No. 3-seed Georgetown College on Thursday at 2:30 p.m. central time.


Phoenix hold off Thomas More to advance to Bowling Green

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.--The Cumberland bullpen holds off a scrappy Thomas More team, 5-4, to win the Mid-South Conference Opening Round series and advance to the final site of the Championships in Bowling Green, Ky.


Cumberland and Thomas More heads to game three after splitting the doubleheader

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.-- Cumberland baseball split their Mid-South Conference Opening Round doubleheader against Thomas More 1-1. The Phoenix won game one 16-5 but fell in game two 6-5. The rubber match will take place tomorrow at 11:00 a.m.


Machibroda named MSC Player of the Year; Seven earn All-Conference Accolades

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland senior Nolan Machibroda garners Mid-South Conference Player of the Year honors while Angel Mendoza, Tyner Hughes, Santrel Farmer, and Tyler Stokes were named First Team All-Mid-South Conference selections. Ethan Shelton and Jayden Hanna garnered Second Team All-Conference accolades, released by the league office on Thursday.


Machibroda named MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland first baseman Nolan Machibroda was named the Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of the Week, the league office released on Monday.


CU Baseball set to travel to Thomas More for MSC Opening Round

LEBANON, Tenn. --Cumberland Baseball will be the 10-seed in the 11-team field of the Mid-South Conference Championships and are set to travel to Thomas More for the Opening Round, MSC officials released this evening following the conclusion of the regular season.


Bats lead the way in Sweep over Tennessee Southern

PULASKI, Tenn.--Cumberland Baseball completes the sweep against Tennessee Southern on the road at Bob Walker Field.


Phoenix take series opener after scoring 19 runs

PULASKI, Tenn.--The Phoenix pounded out 16 hits to score 19 runs to run rule Tennessee Southern in the series opener on the road.


Cumberland University Details on Inadvertent Baseball Violation

LEBANON, Tenn.-- In regard to a violation of the Cumberland Baseball program received from the NAIA, Cumberland University wants to ensure that the integrity of the Cumberland Baseball program should not be damaged through this inadvertent violation.


No. 18 IU-Southeast run rules Phoenix

NEW ALBANY, Ind.--No. 18 IU-Southeast pounded out 20 hits scoring 18 runs to defeat Cumberland via the mercy rule after seven inning 18-8 on the road.


Cumberland Self-Reports Baseball Violation

LEBANON, Tenn.--Today Cumberland University athletics announces a self-reported violation with the Cumberland Baseball team.


Farmer earns MSC Player of the Week award

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland centerfielder Santrel Farmer was named Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of the Week after a great series against Lindsey Wilson, the league office released on Monday.


CU Baseball sweeps Lindsey Wilson with a 14-1 win on senior day

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball (28-16, 17-3 MSC) completed the series sweep over Lindsey Wilson College (21-19, 9-12 MSC) with a 14-1 win on senior day.


Phoenix bats stay hot against Lindsey Wilson in two wins at home

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Baseball (26-16, 15-3 MSC) put together two big wins over Lindsey Wilson (21-17, 9-11 MSC) on Friday. Cumberland put up 30 runs over both games, winning g the first 19-3 and the second 11-10.


Cumberland baseball sweeps the series against Bethel

MCKENZIE, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball swept the Mid-South Conference series over Bethel University 3-0 after picking up two wins in today's doubleheader.


Phoenix hold on for Series Opener Win at Bethel

MCKENZIE, Tenn.--Trevor Muzzi threw seven strong to get win on the mound and Ethan Torres picked up the six out save to help Cumberland get the 5-4 win at Wildcat Park Friday afternoon.


Cumberland in Fourth in the Mid-South Conference President Cup Standings

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University Athletics sits in fourth place of the Mid-South Conference Presidents Cup standings following the winter season, conference officials announced.


Phoenix Baseball Receiving Votes in Top-25 Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball has moved up in the receiving votes category in the third edition of the NAIA Top-25 Coaches' Polls, released by the national office Wednesday morning.


Cumberland baseball announces dates for 2022 Summer Camps

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball is set to host fundamental, hitting, and pitching camps during the summer of 2022. All camps are offered at the same price of $100 per session, per camper.


Phoenix sweep doubleheader against No. 20 Lions to take series 2-1

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Baseball sweeps the No. 20 Freed-Hardeman Lions in their doubleheader to take the weekend series 2-1. The Phoenix hold a 17-3 record over their last 20 games.


Phoenix late rally falls short to No. 20 Freed-Hardeman

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball puts together a late rally but falls short to No. 20 Freed-Hardeman 11-9. Angel Mendoza and Tyner Hughes combined for six RBIs and three home runs in the effort.


Cumberland's bats stay hot against Milligan

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball picked up a 10-5 road win over Milligan University for their ninth win in a row. This win marks the Phoenix's seventh game in a row where they scored ten or more runs.


Alvarez named MSC Pitcher of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Daniel Alvarez earns the Mid-South Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week after his complete game win over Johnson University last Tuesday.


Cumberland Baseball Receives Votes in NAIA Top-25 Polls

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball receives votes in the second edition of the NAIA Top-25 Coaches' Polls, released by the national office Wednesday morning.


Cumberland Baseball earns NAIA Ball Team of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball produced a 6-0 week to earn the squad NAIA Ball Team of the Week honors, released by the organization Tuesday evening.


Cumberland pushes win streak to eight after a doubleheader sweep

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball pours on 37 runs in two games against Johnson University to pick up two wins at Woody Hunt Stadium Tuesday afternoon.


Phoenix Crush Five Home Runs in Run Rule Victory over Faulkner

LEBANON, Tenn.--The Phoenix bats remain hot as Cumberland hits five home runs on their way to a 16-6 run rule victory over Faulkner.


Machibroda earns MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball first baseman Nolan Machibroda was named Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of the Week for the second time this season, the league office released on Monday.


Cumberland comes from behind twice to sweep Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball scores eight runs in the seventh inning to come back and walk-off Campbellsville and then trailed 5-0 in game two, but came from behind to sweep Campbellsville with a 16-5 win in game three.


CU Baseball wins in a 19-9 run rule

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball started the series on a high note, picking up a 19-9 run rule win over Campbellsville University.


Phoenix Arms hold Bryan quiet in 8-1 win

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland tossed seven different pitchers in an 8-1 win over Bryan College Tuesday afternoon at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Conference Series shifted to Saturday-Sunday

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball's weekend series with Campbellsville has been shifted to Saturday and Sunday due to rain in the forecast all day in Lebanon on Friday.


Turney earns MSC Player of the Week for the second time

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland outfielder Cole Turney was named Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of the Week for the second time this season, as announced by the league office Monday.


Baseball rallies late for a series win over #17 Cumberlands

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball put up a five-spot in the bottom of the eighth inning to come back and win 5-2 over the #17 University of the Cumberlands.


Baseball splits doubleheader against #17 Cumberlands

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball continued to stay hot at the plate today in the doubleheader split.


Machibroda earns MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball first baseman Nolan Machibroda was named the Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of the Week, the league office released on Monday.


Cumberland powers their way to a series sweep

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio-- Cumberland baseball hit eight home runs with 15 extra-base hits on the day as they sweep Shawnee State in the three-game series.


Four homers lead Cumberland to 15-2 win over Shawnee State

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio-- Cumberland's bats put on a show today as they hit four home runs in the 15-2 run rule win over Shawnee State University.


Baseball rallies for a ninth inning comeback

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball scores three runs in the bottom of the ninth to rally back and win 8-7 over Milligan University.


Phoenix fall 5-4 to split the series

FLORENCE, Ky.-- Cumberland baseball could not find timely hitting as they fall 5-4 in the series finale against Thomas More University to split their conference-opening series.


Phoenix comeback in the ninth for 6-3 win

FLORENCE, Ky.--Cumberland entered the ninth trailing by one and rallied for four runs to get a 6-3 comeback win at Y'all's Ballpark in the first game of a two game series with Thomas More.


Cumberland Baseball Launches Turf Campaign

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University baseball annouces a fundraising campaign for converting the infield and pitcher's mound at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium into artificial turf.


CU loses a tough battle against #5 Tennessee Wesleyan

ATHENS, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball falls to #5 Tennessee Wesleyan 6-3 in today's game. The Phoenix could not slow down the Bulldogs' bats as they hit three home runs in the game.


Turney powers his way to MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland outfielder Cole Turney was voted Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of the Week after crushing four home runs and driving in 14 runs, as announced by the league office Monday.


Cumberland takes series over Clarke with 14-1 win

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball wins their first series of the season with an emphatic 14-1 win over Clarke in the rubber match at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Phoenix split doubleheader with Clarke

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball splits the day one of the doubleheader with a 8-0 loss in game one and 4-1 win in game two at Ernest L. Stockton Field Woody Hunt Stadium Saturday afternoon.


Six homers powers Cumberland to 20-6 win over Brescia

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland cranks six home runs with two grand slams to power them to a 20-6 win over Brescia University Wednesday afternoon at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Weekend Series with Clarke shifts to Saturday and Sunday

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball's series with Clarke University has been shifted from Friday and Saturday to Saturday and Sunday due to the weather in the Middle Tennessee area.


Baseball falls to #7 IU-Southeast 7-2

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball could not find timely hits leaving eight runners on base as they fall 7-2 against #7 IU-Southeast at home.


Muzzi earns MSC Pitcher of the Week award

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland sophomore Trevor Muzzi earns the Mid-South Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week after his performances last week against Union and Jarvis. Muzzi threw one inning against Union before starting and pitching a complete game shutout against Jarvis at the Cajun Collision.


Baseball splits their games in day two of the Cajun Collision

STERLINGTON, La.-- Cumberland baseball splits their games in day two of the Cajun Collision to go 1-3 on the weekend.


Baseball drops a pair of games in day one of Cajun Collision

STERLINGTON, La.-- Cumberland baseball drops two games in day one of the Cajun Collision despite three home runs. Cumberland pitchers recorded 17 strike outs on the day and the hitters collected 14 hits.


Hunt earns first Cumberland victory in 19-5 run rule win

LEBANON, Tenn.--The bats came alive on Tuesday for 16 hits, nine extra base hits, and 19 runs to help Ryan Hunt pick up win No. 1 as the head baseball coach at Cumberland University.


No. 1 Georgia Gwinnett sweeps Cumberland with a 7-1 win on Sunday

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.--Cumberland baseball stranded eight runners and punched out nine times in a 7-1 loss in the series finale at No. 1 Georgia Gwinnett.


Phoenix drops a pair of close games to #1 Georgia Gwinnett

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.-- Cumberland falls in two close games against Georgia Gwinnett. The Phoenix struggled at the plate only collecting five hits on the day.


CU baseball home opener set for Feb. 8 against Union

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Baseball has a new home opener for the 2022 season. The Phoenix scheduled a new game to take on Union College (Ky.) for their first home matchup.


Mendoza named MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Angel Mendoza was voted Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of the Week after batting .500 with two home runs, and four RBIs in two games for the Phoenix, as announced by the league office Monday.


Weekend trip changed to on the road at No. 1 Georgia Gwinett

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball has changed their trip this weekend from heading down to Mobile, Alabama to a shorter trip to take on the defending NAIA National Champions Georgia Gwinnett.


Phoenix suffer sweep in opening weekend

SHREVEPORT, La.-- Cumberland dropped both games against the 10th-ranked LSU Shreveport today, giving the Pilots the series sweep in the opening weekend.


CU baseball drops a pair in season opener

SHREVEPORT, La.-- LSU Shreveport shuts down Cumberland's bats striking out 23 hitters in two games today.


Fresh Faces Shake Up 2022 Baseball Roster

LEBANON, Tenn.--Fresh faces around the diamond shake up the 2022 roster, the Ryan Hunt era of Cumberland baseball is set to start this Friday at No. 10 LSU Shreveport.


Baseball Radio Broadcast Schedule to include record 47 regular season contests

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball will broadcast a record 47 regular season games on radio in 2022, as announced this week by Director of Athletics Ron Pavan.


Bell hired as Assistant Baseball Coach

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland head baseball coach Ryan Hunt announces the hiring of Pat Bell as an assistant coach.


Cumberland Baseball releases 2022 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball coach Ryan Hunt announced the program’s 2022 schedule this week, which includes 19 home games at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium along with 15 contests against teams that played in last year’s NAIA Championship Opening Round.


North called up to the Big Leagues as Assistant Hitting Coach for Rays

LEBANON, Tenn.--On the heels of helping lead the Bowling Green Hot Rods to one of their most successful seasons in franchise history, former Cumberland baseball national champion and assistant coach Brady North receives a promotion to the Tampa Bay Rays as an assistant hitting coach.


Brady North wins High-A Championship with Bowling Green

LEBANON, Tenn.--Two-time Cumberland graduate, 2014 baseball national champion, and former assistant coach Brady North wins the High-A East Championship with the Bowling Green Hot Rods, an affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays.


Aaron Wilkerson earns September Triple-A Pitcher of the Month

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.-- Former Cumberland University two-time All-American Aaron Wilkerson has been named September's Player of the Month in the Triple-A West.


NAIA announces 2020-21 NAIA Scholar-Team and Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. -- 74 Cumberland University student-athletes were named 2020-21 NAIA Scholar-Athletes and 12 Phoenix teams earned NAIA Scholar-Team distinctions, NAIA officials announced on Wednesday as part of the NAIA National Awards Day.


Hometown Ticketing Launches app for Buying Tickets

LEBANON, Tenn.- The official ticketing provider for Cumberland Athletics, Hometown Ticketing has launched the Hometown Fan App for our fans to purchase tickets to home events.


Former Impact Player Ricky Coleman Battles Health Issues

LEBANON, Tenn.--Former Cumberland baseball All-American Ricky Coleman is suffering from kidney failure and is in need of help.


Aaron Wilkerson earns pitching award

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - Former Cumberland University two-time All-American Aaron Wilkerson has been voted the Pitcher of the Week in the Triple-A West.


Cumberland Announces Event in Cincinnati to Honor Coach Woody Hunt

Cumberland University announces that newly retired baseball coach Woody Hunt will throw out the first pitch at the Cincinnati Reds game on Tuesday, June 29. Cumberland is planning a pre-game reception in Cincinnati, Ohio for alumni, faculty, staff, community members and friends of the university.