Inclement weather in the Mid-South is playing havoc with both the baseball and softball schedules at Cumberland, with both teams canceling, rescheduling and/or adding games on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
The Bulldog baseball teams weekend Mid-South Conference series at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Ky., has been canceled.
Cumberland has added a doubleheader to the schedule for Monday at1 p.m. against Lindsey Wilson at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium on the CU campus.
FRANKFORT, KY -- Cumberland used a frenzied defensive effort in the second half to overpower Campbellsville 59-46 in Sunday's championship game of the Mid-South Conference women's basketball tournament.
Down eight points at intermission, the No. 6-ranked CU women outscored Campbellsville 39-18 over the final 20 minutes -- improving to 30-2 headed into the NAIA Championships March 13.
"Our kids did a tremendous job with the halfcourt defense," said Coach Jeremy Lewis. "We were in this position twice before in this tournament -- down at halftime. Our kids were comfortable and knew what had to be done."
Longtime Cumberland University baseball coach Woody Hunt has been nominated for the Fred Russell Lifetime Achievement Award given annually to a middle Tennessee area individual for their superior lifetime achievement in the world of sports at the Pepsi Celebration of Champions presented by Kroger.
The 15th annual Pepsi Celebration of Champions is set for March 7 at the Grand Ole Opry House. The Silent Auction and VIP Backstage Reception begin at 5:30 p.m. with the awards program beginning at 7 p.m.
Former University of Tennessee Lady Vols head coach Pat Summitt won the Fred Russell Lifetime Achievement Award last year and former winners include Larry Schmittou, Ronnie Carter, Charlie Anderson, Darrell Waltrip, Ed Temple, Jim Fyke and Bill Wade.
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