Spivey earns conference honor

POST staff reports

Eric Spivey of Cumberland University has been named the TranSouth Conference Pitcher of the Week for the week ending April 21.

The TranSouth also boasts five teams in the NAIA Region XI Top-6.  Trevecca Nazarene comes in at No. 2, Lambuth University is No. 3, Cumberland is No. 4, Union University is No. 5, and Freed-Hardeman University is No. 6.

Spivey, a 6-7 junior right-hander from Ocala, Florida, earned a win over Missouri Baptist University.  He tossed seven innings, allowing just three hits and no runs for the win.  Spivey also struck out six batters.

Cumberland is now 34-18 on the year and 13-9 in TranSouth play heading into the final conference series of the season – a Thursday / Friday set with Freed Hardeman at Stockton Field.

For more information on TranSouth Baseball, including schedules, standings, news, and results, visit the official website for the TranSouth Conference at www.transouth.org.

The TranSouth Conference Tournament will begin on Monday, April 28 at the USA Baseball Stadium in Millington.

The tournament webpage will be available on the conference website.