Susewind named CU women's assistant
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.
Williams, Thornton ink with CU soccer
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.
CU soccer announces 2012 schedules
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.
Soccer hosts youth clinics
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.
Bulldogs ink East Robertson's Evilcizer
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.
Dimantas Farias, Quinn earn NAIA National Scholar-Athlete award
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.
Dimantas Farias voted First Team, Keele Second Team All-TSAC
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.
Late goal sends CU to 1-0 defeat
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.
Ray, Surdam named TranSouth POW
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.
Sixteen soccer players named TranSouth Scholar-Athletes
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.
Ray's late goal sends CU into TSAC semis
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.
Quinn earns Academic All-District honors
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).
Bulldogs fall in double OT
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.
CU drops 1-0 decision to Union
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.
CU soccer taking donations for Susan G. Komen Foundation
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.
Bulldogs fall at MMC, 4-0
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.
Late goal sends CU to 3-2 defeat
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.
Women's soccer falls, 2-0
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.
Dimantas Farias earns third POW honor
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.
Five players score in women's soccer victory
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.
Dimantas Farias' golden goal provides 4-3 victory
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.
Dimantas Farias garners POW accolade
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.
CU falls on late goal
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.
Bulldogs ranked 29th in RPI
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.
Three second-half goals carry CU
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.
Surdam earns second POW honor
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.
Parsons PK enough for CU
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.
CU women fall 1-0 for first defeat
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.
Soccer matches rescheduled for Wednesday
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.
Women's soccer stays unbeaten with 2-1 victory
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.
Bulldogs stay undefeated with 3-1 triumph
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.
Parsons nets golden goal in 2-1 victory
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.
Surdam, Dimantas Farias sweep TranSouth awards
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.
Early goals send CU to 5-0 victory
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.
Second-half goals send CU to victory
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.
Bulldog soccer opens season this weekend
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.
Women's soccer picked fourth in TSAC
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.
CU women's soccer works on fitness, skill work
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.
Twardowski signs with Bulldogs
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.
Women's soccer announces 2011 schedule
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.
Eight clubs earn NAIA Scholar Team award
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.
Athletes place in FOCUS Art Competition
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.