LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's soccer stays at No. 18 after the release of the first NAIA Coaches' Top 25 poll.
The Phoenix started off the season with wins on the road over Rv Tennessee Wesleyan 2-1 and Bryan College 1-0. CU came home to take on RV MidAmerica Nazarene and recorded their second shutout of the season in the 1-0 victory moving to 3-0-0.
Cumberland traveled to Bethel and fought to a scoreless draw and followed that with a trip to No. 7 Martin Methodist that ended in 3-2 loss before returning home to collect a 4-0 victory over Asbury.
The Phoenix begin a two game road trip this weekend to Michigan where they will take on Madonna University on Saturday and take on Michigan-Dearborn on Sunday.
Junior Michaela Hawthorn has collected three shutouts helping the team rank 3rd nationally for total shutouts. Hawthorn also ranks 23rd nationally with 32 saves.