Wrestling, Headlines

Caston hired as full-time assistant for wrestling

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestling coach James Hicks announced the hiring of former Campbellsville University national champion and three-time All-American Davion Caston as a full-time assistant coach for the 2017-18 season for the Phoenix.


General, Headlines

Henry, Springer, Bleaken, Lawson all named to CU Sports Hall of Fame

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced its 2017 Sports Hall of Fame class this week, which includes former student-athletes Danielle Henry (softball), Brandon Springer (basketball) and Corey Bleaken (wrestling) as well as administrator and contributor Pat Lawson.


Softball, Headlines

Softball adds Union City's Davis to recruiting class

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Union City, Tenn., native Kristian Davis to scholarship papers for the 2017-18 academic year.


Football, Headlines

Marshall rejoins CU defensive staff

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University football coach Donnie Suber announced the hiring of former CU graduate assistant Fred Marshall as a full-time coach with the Phoenix for the 2017 season.


Football, Headlines

Forecasted rain moves football camp to Sunday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Thursday Night Lights football camp is moving from Thursday to this Sunday, June 25 from 4-7 p.m. at Nokes-Lasater Field because of forecasted inclement weather for the remainder of the week.


Baseball

Baseball adds Hitting Camp for July 5-7

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball has added a Hitting Camp for July 5-7 from 9 a.m.-Noon for ages 6-12 at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Baseball, Football, Men's Basketball, Men's Tennis, Women's Basketball, Women's Tennis, Women's Volleyball, Softball, Headlines

Don't miss summer sports camps at Cumberland

LEBANON, Tenn. – Dates and information for remaining Cumberland summer sports camps for baseball, softball, tennis, volleyball, football and basketball may be found at www.cumberlandcamps.com. Information for all camps may be found online and sign-ups and payments can be made for all of the camps except for tennis online.


Football, Headlines

Loveless returns to alma mater as GA

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University football coach Donnie Suber announced the hiring of former CU player Broc Loveless this week as a graduate assistant for the 2017 season.


Cheerleading, Headlines

Cheer/dance/mascot tryouts set for June 23-24

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cheerleading, dance and mascot summer tryouts are set for June 23-24 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center, as announced this week by head coach Ruth Currie.


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159 named to Spring 2017 Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released the Dean’s List for Spring 2017 last week with 159 student-athletes and athletic training majors recognized. The honor is reserved for undergraduate students who achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the spring semester.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Headlines

Tennis hosting pair of summer camps

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland tennis will host a pair of clinics this summer for ages 4-12 and 16-and-older with CU coaches Karen Martinez and Thiago Lins at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts on campus.


General, Headlines

Pavan, athletic training staff honored by Mid-South Conference

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Director of Athletics Ron Pavan and the CU Athletic Training staff were honored during the annual Mid-South Conference Awards Banquet Wednesday night at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky.


Baseball, Headlines

Krajnak voted NAIA Second Team All-American

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Austin Krajnak was voted a Second Team NAIA All-American on Tuesday, as selected by the NAIA-Baseball Coaches Association All-America Committee and released by the national office.


Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Mt. Juliet's Spring inks with CU cross country

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Mt. Juliet, Tenn., native Hannah Spring to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year. She becomes the third Phoenix signee for the upcoming season.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Women's golf ends year ranked 22nd nationally

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s golf dropped one spot to No. 22 in the final NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll of the season released over the weekend by the national office.


Baseball, Headlines

Dorsey, Eichler, Midgett named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball players Taylor Dorsey, Joseph Midgett and Sam Eichler were named 2017 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced late last week during the Avista NAIA-World Series in Lewiston, Idaho.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Phoenix end year ranked 24th in men's tennis

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis ranked 24th in the final NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released last week by the national office at the conclusion of the national tournament in Mobile, Ala.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Men's golf ends year ranked 25th nationally

LEBANON, Tenn. – After making its second appearance in the national tournament in school history, Cumberland men’s golf ended the year ranked 25th in the final NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released this week by the national office.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Strode, Stuckey garner NAIA Scholar-Athlete accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland juniors Savanna Strode and Morgan Stuckey were named 2017 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced during the NAIA Championships last week by the national office. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.50 grade-point-average and above to be eligible for the award.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field, Headlines

Craft, Madut complete season at national championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Danielle Craft placed 22nd in the triple jump and Garang Madut was among 32 participants who did not finish the men’s marathon in extreme heat and humidity over the weekend at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Gulf Shores, Ala.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Cumberland women move up four spots in NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up four spots as a team to 22nd on another inclement-weather filled day at the 23rd Annual NAIA Women’s Golf Championships at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., on Thursday. Teams completed the second round after a six-and-a-half hour weather delay.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Slaughter announces 2017 volleyball schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the club’s 2017 schedule this week, which features eight home matches and outings against seven teams that played in the NAIA Championships last season.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Burgdorf, Stuckey each shoot 80 in halted second round

LEBANON, Tenn. – High winds and inclement weather forced the postponement of the 23rd Annual NAIA Women’s Golf Championships at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Cumberland completed its first round and finished its second round of play on Wednesday, but more than half of the field did not complete its second round.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

2017 women's soccer schedule announced

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Brian Davies announced the team’s 2017 schedule this week, which includes eight home matches and six contests against opponents who played in the NAIA Championships in 2016.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Men's soccer announces 2017 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Adam Grant announced the team’s 2017 schedule this week, which includes 10 home matches and four outings against opponents who reached the NAIA Championship Opening Round in 2016.


Archery, Headlines

Sizemore becomes first archery signee for Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland archery head coach Mike Hudson announced the signing of Readyville, Tenn., native Clay Sizemore to scholarship papers this week, the first archer to sign with the Phoenix for the program’s inaugural season in 2017-18.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field, Headlines

Madut, Craft qualify for NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Garang Madut and freshman Danielle Craft were named as qualifiers for the NAIA Track and Field Championships at Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium in Gulf Shores, Ala., on May 25 – 27, as announced this past Friday by the national office.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Headlines

Ortega Vela, Aguirre, Shankar earn NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Jose Ortega Vela and juniors Trinidad Aguirre and Jasmine Shankar were all named 2017 Daktronics-NAIA Tennis Scholar-Athletes on Friday, as announced by the national office.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Kean's 81 paces men in second round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Zach Kean carded an 81 and sophomore Garrett Daniel added an 83 in a weather-delayed and eventually suspended second round of the 66th Annual NAIA Men’s Golf Championships on Wednesday at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Daniel, Johnson each shoot 80 to lead men's golf

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Ian Whittemore and sophomore Garrett Daniel each posted a pair of birdies but Garrett and senior Zach Johnson both finished at nine-over par 80 and Whittemore shot 81, leading Cumberland on a windy Tuesday in the opening round of the 66th Annual NAIA Men’s Golf Championships at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill.


Wrestling, Headlines

Delaune garners Academic All-District recognition

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestler Kyle Delaune was one of 10 individuals named to the 2017 CoSIDA Men’s At-Large Academic All-District 2 College Division team on Thursday, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).


Women's Golf, Headlines

Women's golf gets at-large berth to NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s golf received an at-large berth into the 23rd Annual NAIA Championships set for May 23-26 in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., as announced late Thursday by the national office. It marks the first-ever appearance for the program as a team in the national tournament.


Football, Headlines

Football hosting Thursday Night Lights camp

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football will host a Thursday Night Lights camp on June 22 from 6-9 p.m. at Nokes-Lasater Field for rising freshmen to rising seniors. Cost is $45 per camper if registered by June 16 and $50 after that date.


Softball, Headlines

Phoenix ink California native Antonelli

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Redondo Beach, Calif., native Brigid Antonelli to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Tucker inks with CU women's hoops

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Vincennes University transfer Kyra Tucker to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year.


Softball, Headlines

Softball signs Florida native Del Valle

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of St. Petersburg College transfer Paola Del Valle to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year. Del Valle becomes the 10th Phoenix signee for next season.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Men's golf tee times set for NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University men’s golf will begin play in the 66th Annual NAIA Championships at 12:30 p.m. on hole No. 10 on Tuesday, May 16, at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill., as announced Friday night by the national office.


Softball, Headlines

Wilson Central's Robinson signs with CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Lebanon native Paige Robinson to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year. Robinson becomes the ninth Phoenix signee for next season.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Men's tennis moves up to No. 22 in latest Coaches' Top 25 Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis moved up two spots to No. 22 in the latest NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released by the national office.


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125 student-athletes set for graduation Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and twenty-five current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 175th Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall. It marks the fifth straight year of more than 100 graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.


Softball, Headlines

Rainey inks with Phoenix softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Madison, Tenn., native Kayla Rainey to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year. Rainey is the eighth Phoenix signee for next season.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball adds Illinois native Lester

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Monee, Ill., native Kaleigh Lester to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year. Lester becomes the seventh Phoenix signee for next season.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Headlines

Martinez takes over CU tennis programs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the hiring of Karen Martinez as the program’s next men’s and women’s tennis coach, effective June 30th. Martinez replaces Norman Kalkhoff, who resigned in March.


Baseball, Headlines

Wilkerson, Veras, Gomez continue professional careers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland University baseball players Aaron Wilkerson, Josciel Veras and Anthony Gomez are continuing their professional careers, including Wilkerson and Veras with Major League-affiliated clubs and Gomez in the Mexican League.


Wrestling, Headlines

Wrestling ranked second in NWCA team academic standings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University wrestling ranked second in the annual All-Academic team standings released last week by the National Wrestling Coaches Association while individuals Nate Croley, Orlando Nawade and Kyle Deluane were also recognized by the NWCA.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Sosi inks with CU volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of New Mexico Military transfer Cherish Sosi to scholarship papers for next season. Sosi becomes the sixth Phoenix signee for next season.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Burgdorf earns First Team All-MSC; Williams named Coach of the Year

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Cumberland’s Abbey Burgdorf earned First Team All-Mid-South Conference honors, Raquel Romero Valverde, Savanna Strode and Morgan Stuckey were named Second Team All-MSC, Rich Williams was voted Co-Coach of the Year and Delaney Lazenby garnered the Champions of Character award for women’s golf, as announced by the league office at the conclusion of last week’s conference tournament in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Daniel, Polston garner All-Conference honors

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Cumberland’s Garrett Daniel and Zach Polston were named First Team All-Mid-South Conference, as announced by the league office at the conclusion of last week’s conference tournament in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field, Headlines

Hill wins 800, Craft takes second in triple jump at MSC Track Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jordan Hill won the 800-meters, Danielle Craft took second in the triple jump and Garang Madut, Marcennia Milburn, Kalea Barnett and Josiah Scott all posted third-place finishes for Cumberland on the final day of the Mid-South Conference Track and Field Championships on Saturday in Williamsburg, Ky.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball ends season with 3-1 road loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Breion Barron allowed one run in eight innings and Georgetown College took advantage of three Cumberland errors to plate all three of its runs in a 3-1 Tigers victory on Saturday, taking the three-game series in the opening round of the Mid-South Conference Baseball Championships in Georgetown, Ky.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field, Headlines

Madut places second, Tepox fifth at MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Garang Madut placed second and Claudia Tepox was fifth in the 10,000-meters while Kalea Barnett finished fifth in the hammer throw for Cumberland on Friday at the Mid-South Conference Track and Field Championships in Williamsburg, Ky.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball drops opener at Georgetown

LEBANON, Tenn. – Michael Conrad tossed eight shutout innings, striking out six, and Georgetown College scored all of its runs in the sixth inning in a 4-1 victory over Cumberland in the first game of the Mid-South Conference Baseball Championship Opening Round on Friday in Georgetown, Ky.


Softball, Headlines

Miscues end season for CU softball

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Georgetown College scored a pair of unearned runs in the fifth to take the lead and Hannah Morton settled down after a rough first inning to get the victory in the circle, helping the Tigers to a 5-3 win over Cumberland University in an elimination game of the Mid-South Conference Softball Championships here Friday afternoon at Michael O. Buchanon Park.


Softball, Headlines

Tigers score late, send Phoenix to opening round loss

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Campbellsville University plated five runs in the sixth and Rachel Denkins tossed six innings allowing just one run on one hit while striking out three batters as Cumberland responded with two runs in the seventh but it wasn’t enough, dropping a 5-2 decision in the opening game of the Mid-South Conference Championships on Friday.


Softball, Headlines

Hernandez earns First Team All-MSC honors; Miles, Torregano named Second Team

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Cumberland’s Jocelyn Hernandez garnered First Team All-Mid-South Conference accolades and Courtney Miles and Imani Torregano were named Second Team All-MSC, as announced Thursday night by the league office in advance of the conference tournament that begins here Friday.


Baseball, Headlines

Krajnak named MSC Player of the Year, Sierra also First Team All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Austin Krajnak was voted Mid-South Conference Player of the Year while Rayden Sierra earned First Team All-Mid-South honors and Kevin Connolly and Hector Morales garnered Second Team accolades, as announced Thursday by the league office in advance of the conference tournament that begins Friday.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field, Headlines

Madut, Blankenship, Tepox earn Academic All-MSC accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Garang Madut, Taylor Blankenship and Claudia Tepox were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference for Outdoor Track and Field, as announced this by the league office in advance of the conference championships that begin today in Williamsburg, Ky.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Men's golf erases nine-shot deficit to win MSC Championships

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Cumberland University erased a nine-stroke deficit during the final round of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Golf Championship to win the program’s first postseason MSC title on Wednesday afternoon at Bowling Green Country Club in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Golf, Headlines

CU women finish third; Stuckey, Burgdorf both place in Top 5

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Freshman Raquel Romero Valverde carded a final-round 80 and juniors Morgan Stuckey and Abbey Burgdorf finished their rounds despite injuries, placing in the Top 5 for Cumberland on Wednesday at the Mid-South Conference Women’s Golf Championship at Bowling Green Country Club.


Softball, Headlines

Six softball players earn Academic All-MSC recognition

LEBANON, Tenn. – Six Cumberland University softball players were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference on Wednesday, as announced by the league office before the conference tournament begins this weekend in Bowling Green, Ky.


Softball, Headlines

Softball set to face Campbellsville in MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball is set to face ninth-ranked Campbellsville University in the first round of the Mid-South Conference Softball Championships on Friday, April 28 at 1:30 p.m. CT in Bowling Green, Ky., as announced on Wednesday by the league office.


Baseball, Headlines

Thirteen baseball players named Academic All-Mid-South

LEBANON, Tenn. – Thirteen Cumberland University baseball players were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference on Wednesday, as announced by the league office in advance of the conference tournament that begins this weekend at host sites around the conference.


Baseball, Headlines

Phoenix sweep two at Brescia

OWENSBORO, Ky. – Austin Krajnak hit a pair of two-run homers and Hector Morales scored twice in the opener and Rayden Sierra’s solo homer in the fifth provided the winning run in the second game, giving Cumberland a doubleheader sweep over Brescia University, 9-1 and 3-2, in baseball action here Tuesday at Schadler Field.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Daniel shoots six-under 66 for CU, moves into second overall

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Sophomore Garrett Daniel carded a second-round 66 that included six birdies and an eagle, moving into second place after the second round of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Golf Championships here Tuesday at Bowling Green Country Club.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Stuckey, Burgdorf shoot 77, both in Top 5 at MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Juniors Morgan Stuckey and Abbey Burgdorf both carded a second-round 77 and stand in the Top 5 after the second round of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Golf Championships here Tuesday at Bowling Green Country Club.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball schedule set for series at Georgetown

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University baseball’s schedule for this week’s Opening Round in the Mid-South Conference Championships has been set at Georgetown College, with the Phoenix and Tigers beginning the series Friday at 5 p.m. Central Time in Georgetown, Ky.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Puertolas named MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Ramon Puertolas was voted the Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week on Monday after posting a pair of victories in the quarterfinals of the conference tournament.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Williams shoots 73; Daniel, Polston both at 74 for Phoenix

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Junior Austin Williams carded a one-over par 73 and Garrett Daniel and Zach Polston each shot 74, with all three players in the Top 6 after the opening round of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Golf Championships here Monday at Bowling Green Country Club.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Stuckey fifth, Burgdorf sixth for CU women

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Junior Morgan Stuckey posted an opening-round 79 and junior Abbey Burgdorf turned in an 80, ranking fifth and sixth, respectively, after the first round of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Golf Championships here Monday at Bowling Green Country Club.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Phoenix men end season with 5-3 loss

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Riccardo Ferraris and Ramon Puertolas picked up singles matches and combined for a doubles win, but ninth-ranked Campbellsville University edged Cumberland, 5-3, in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Championships here Monday at Kereaikes Park.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Women's tennis falls 5-1 in MSC quarterfinals

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Georgetown College swept the doubles and posted singles wins at Nos. 3 and 6, defeating 25th-ranked Cumberland, 5-1, here Sunday evening in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Tennis Championships.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Men take 5-0 win, advance to semifinals

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Cumberland swept the doubles matches and Riccardo Ferraris and Ramon Puertolas picked up singles wins, as the 24th-ranked Phoenix posted a 5-0 victory over the University of Pikeville in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Championships here Sunday.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Garijo Garrido, Ferrando Pea named All-MSC; Shankar earns Champions of Character award

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Cumberland University’s Ainhoa Garijo Garrido and Marta Ferrando Pea were both named All-Mid-South Conference and Jasmine Shankar earned the Champions of Character award for women’s tennis, as announced here Saturday during a banquet at the Bowling Green Country Club in advance of the conference championships that begin Sunday.


Men's Tennis

Ferraris, Lopes, Rosas Garcia earn Second Team All-MSC honors

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Cumberland University’s Riccardo Ferraris, Thiago Lopes and Alejandro Rosas Garcia were voted Second Team All-Mid-South Conference, as announced here Saturday during a banquet at the Bowling Green Country Club in advance of the conference championships that begin Sunday.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Daniel, Kean, Whittemore earn Academic All-MSC recognition

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Garrett Daniel, Zach Kean and Ian Whittemore were named Men’s Golf Academic All-Mid-South Conference, as announced Friday by the league office.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Five golfers named Academic All-Mid-South

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s golfers Anna Leigh Cleveland, Abbey Burgdorf, Delaney Lazenby, Savanna Strode and Morgan Stuckey were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference, as announced Friday by the league office.


Baseball, Headlines

Phoenix get 13-3 Senior Day victory over Bears

LEBANON, Tenn. –Jason Wullenwaber struck out 13 batters in 6.2 innings, Austin Krajnak went 3-for-4 with three RBIs, four runs scored and a pair of homers and Cumberland used an eight-run fifth inning to break open a close game en route to a 13-3 Senior Day victory over Shawnee State in baseball action here Friday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Baseball, Headlines

Shawnee State sweeps two from baseball

LEBANON, Tenn. –Derek Moore tossed seven strong innings in the opener and Nick Rose hit a three-run homer in the second game, leading Shawnee State to a doubleheader sweep, 6-3 and 9-6, over Cumberland in baseball action Thursday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Aguirre, Edwards, Shankar garner Academic All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis players Trinidad Aguirre, Sarah Edwards and Jasmine Shankar earned Academic All-Mid-South Conference honors on Thursday, as announced by the league office.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Four men's tennis players named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis players Axel Lucich, Jose Ortega Vela, Ramon Puertolas and Alejandro Rosas Garcia were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference, as announced Thursday by the league office.


Football, General, Headlines

Jernigan named Lindsey Donnell Award winner

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Nathan Jernigan was voted the 2016-17 recipient of the Lindsey Donnell Award this week, presented annually to a Phoenix student-athlete who excels in both academics and athletics. The award is given in honor of Lindsey Donnell, a former Phoenix football Little All-American and former professor at Cumberland University.


Softball, Headlines

Rain washes out softball games at Montreat

LEBANON, Tenn. – Overnight rain and more precipitation in the forecast has canceled Cumberland’s softball doubleheader scheduled for Thursday at Montreat College in Montreat, N.C., the second twinbill lost this week by the Phoenix due to weather.


Baseball, Headlines

Weather adjusts baseball schedule for Wednesday, this weekend

LEBANON, Tenn. – Weather has forced the cancellation of Wednesday’s baseball game at Tennessee Wesleyan and adjustment of the weekend series versus Shawnee State, moving it up a day to Thursday and Friday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball inks Colorado native Lane

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Highlands Ranch, Colo., native Skylar Lane to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year. Lane becomes the fifth Phoenix signee for next season.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Headlines

Weather shifts MSC Tennis Championships to Sunday-Monday

LEBANON, Tenn. – With rain expected Friday and Saturday in the area, the 2017 Mid-South Conference Tennis Championships have shifted to Sunday and Monday at Kereiakes Park in Bowling Green, Ky., with the Cumberland men and women both playing Sunday morning in the quarterfinals.


Baseball, Headlines

Big innings, weather halt CU winning streak

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kevin Connolly posted three hits and four RBIs and Bo Saunders drove in three runs, but 20th-ranked Bryan College scored in every inning and Trevor Behrent and Lake Burris each collected three RBIs in an 11-9 Lions victory over Cumberland in a game shortened to six innings because of rain on Tuesday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Softball, Headlines

Softball games canceled at Freed-Hardeman

LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland’s doubleheader scheduled for today against Freed-Hardeman has been canceled due to potential inclement weather in Henderson, Tenn., late this afternoon.


Softball, Headlines

Strong pitching, hot bats lift CU to victory

PULASKI, Tenn. – Shae Dunn went 2-for-4 and drove in two runs to lift the Phoenix past Martin Methodist in the first game 3-1 and Alexa Snyder tossed a complete game allowing three hits, no runs and seven strikeouts and Kassydi Montgomery hit a grand slam en route to a 9-0 victory in the nightcap here in Pulaski, Tenn., on Monday.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Daniel garners MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University sophomore Garrett Daniel was voted the Mid-South Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week on Monday after taking low medalist honors at the Phoenix Invitational on April 10-11, as announced by the league office.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Butler, Fischer sign with CU women's soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s soccer coach Brian Davies announced the signings of Hendersonville, Tenn., native Arden Butler and Bradenton, Fla., native Makenzie Fischer to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year. Butler and Fischer are the third and fourth signees for the Phoenix for next season.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field, Headlines

Hill takes second, four others place fifth at APSU Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jordan Hill placed second in the 800-meters and Danielle Craft, Kalea Barnett, Xavier Knight and Josiah Scott all posted fifth-place finishes for the Cumberland track and field team on Saturday at the Austin Peay Invitational in Clarksville, Tenn.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Men end regular season with 8-1 road victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis swept all six singles matches and won a pair of doubles outings, ending the regular season with an 8-1 victory over the University of the Cumberlands on Saturday in Williamsburg, Ky.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Jecker, Ferrando Pea pick up wins but CU drops 7-2 decision

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Marta Ferrando Pea and Franki Jecker both picked up singles victories, Jecker’s in three sets, but that wasn’t enough, as 15th-ranked University of the Cumberlands swept the doubles matches and posted a 7-2 win over the 25th-ranked Phoenix in women’s tennis action Saturday in Williamsburg, Ky.


Baseball, Headlines

Dohr, Wullenwaber pitch CU to series sweep at Pikeville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Travis Dohr allowed one earned run in 7.1 innings in the opener and Jason Wullenwaber gave up one earned run in seven innings in the second game, helping Cumberland take a doubleheader at the University of Pikeville, 4-2 and 7-2, and sweep the weekend series from the Bears in Pikeville, Ky.


Softball, Headlines

Shawnee State completes comeback for series sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Shawnee State’s Ashtyn Saunders went 4-for-5 and added four runs in a 13-6 win in the opener and the Bears scored six runs in the third inning to complete an 8-7 comeback in the second game of the day, sweeping the series against Cumberland on Saturday at the CU Softball Field.


Baseball, Headlines

Morales hits two homers, drives in five in 11-9 CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Hector Morales hit a pair of home runs and drove in five runs and Rayden Sierra added a two-run homer, helping Cumberland hammer out 16 hits and hold on for an 11-9 victory over the University of Pikeville in the first of a three-game series Friday in Pikeville, Ky.


Softball, Headlines

Softball falls short to Shawnee State

LEBANON, Tenn. – Imani Torregano went a perfect 4-for-4 at the plate and collected one run and one RBI but Cumberland dropped a 7-5 decision to Shawnee State in the opener and the Bears plated three runs in the second and Kayla Koch hit a solo homer and Miranda Melvin added a two-run home run en route to a 8-5 victory here at the CU Softball field on Friday.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Wilson Central's Gaddes inks with CU golf

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland golf coach Rich Williams announced the signing of Wilson Central product Reece Gaddes to scholarship papers recently for the 2017-18 academic year. Gaddes joins Dominic Patton in this year’s signing class.


Softball, Headlines

Big innings help CU to 8-6 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Taylor Hurford hit a two-run homer in the fifth for Martin Methodist en route to a 5-2 win in the opener but Cumberland scored three runs in the first inning and four runs in the fifth inning sending the Phoenix to an 8-6 victory in the second game of the day here at the CU Softball Field on Wednesday.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer inks Californians Avnaim, Segura

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s soccer coach Brian Davies announced the signing of California natives Marissa Avnaim and Jennifer Segura to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Headlines

CU tennis teams both ranked in NAIA Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis dropped one spot to No. 24 and the Phoenix women’s tennis team reentered the rankings at No. 25 in the latest NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Polls, as released this week by the national office.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Women's golf moves up one spot in NAIA Coaches' Top 25 Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University moved up one spot to No. 22 in the latest NAIA Women’s Golf Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, released Friday afternoon by the national office.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Kean earns MSC Golfer of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Zach Kean earned Mid-South Conference Golfer of the Week honors on Monday after his second-place finish in the RedHawk Spring Classic on April 3-4 in Lewisburg, Tenn., as announced by the league office this week.


Baseball, Headlines

Phoenix pound out 16 hits in 13-5 win over RedHawks

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kevin Connolly and Rayden Sierra each collected three hits and combined for five RBIs and Bo Saunders added two hits, two RBIs and three runs scored, as Cumberland used a six-run sixth inning to break open a one-run game in a 13-5 victory over Martin Methodist in baseball action Tuesday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Strode paces CU with second-round 74; CU women take second in home tourney

MT. JULIET, Tenn. – Junior Savanna Strode posted a second-round 74 and junior Morgan Stuckey added a 75, with both players finishing in the Top 5 and helping Cumberland to a second-place team finish on Tuesday at the Phoenix Invitational here at Windtree Golf Club.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Daniel wins by one; CU men take team title at Phoenix Invitational

MT. JULIET, Tenn. – Sophomore Garrett Daniel birdied the final hole to win by one shot over teammate and redshirt freshman Josh Wiseman and Cumberland carded a second-round 280 as a team for a 12-shot victory on Tuesday at the Phoenix Invitational here at Windtree Golf Club.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Tennis match at Bethel canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s tennis match scheduled for Tuesday at Bethel University has been canceled due to rain this morning and more rain forecast today in the McKenzie, Tenn., area. The match will not be made-up.


Softball, Headlines

Strong pitching, homers send CU to defeat

COLUMBIA, Ky. – Ninth-ranked Lindsey Wilson’s Sydney Fourman hit a three-run homer and Casey Bryan tossed a near perfect game allowing just two hits, and no runs to take the opener 7-0 while Samantha Luckett and Callum Pilgrim each hit two-run homers in the second game to post a 4-0 win, sweeping the doubleheader over Cumberland on Monday in Columbia, Ky.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Stuckey posts 73, Romero Valverde 74 in opening round

MT. JULIET, Tenn. – Junior Morgan Stuckey shot one-over par 73 with a pair of birdies and freshman Raquel Romero Valverde posted three birdies in her round of 74 and the Cumberland women’s golf team holds a one shot lead after the opening round of the Phoenix Invitational on Monday here at Windtree Golf Club.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Daniel shoots four-under 67, tied for lead at Phoenix Invite

MT. JULIET, Tenn. – Sophomore Garrett Daniel carded a four-under par 67, tying for first, while redshirt freshman Josh Wiseman fired an opening-round two-under 69 and junior Zach Polston shot 70, leading the Cumberland men’s golf team into first place on Monday at the Phoenix Invitational here at Windtree Golf Club.


Baseball, Headlines

Sierra garners Mid-South Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Rayden Sierra earned Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of the Week honors on Monday, batting .474 with five home runs and 10 RBIs in four games for the Phoenix.


Cheerleading, Headlines

Cheer/dance/mascot tryouts taking place this month

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tryouts for the 2017-18 Cumberland University cheerleading and dance squads and mascot tryouts will take place this month, with cheer tryouts set for April 14-15 and dance and mascot tryouts on April 29 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center on the CU campus.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field, Headlines

Madut takes ninth, Hill 12th for CU at Hilltopper Relays

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Garang Madut finished ninth in the 3000-meters and freshman Jordan Hill placed 12th in the 800-meters, leading the Cumberland track teams over the weekend at the Hilltopper Relays in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Phoenix sweep Shawnee for second straight win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won all six singles matches in straight sets and swept all three doubles outings in a 9-0 women’s tennis victory on Saturday at Shawnee State, completing a weekend sweep of Mid-South Conference outings.


Baseball, Headlines

Sierra's big day helps CU take series

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rayden Sierra hit three homers and drove in six runs and Travis Dohr allowed three earned runs in six-plus innings, helping Cumberland win the series over eighth-ranked Georgia Gwinnett with an 11-7 victory in baseball action Sunday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Baseball, Headlines

Gwinnett scores late to even series with CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Trevor Bradley’s three-run double in the eighth tied the game and Brady Shoppe’s bases-clearing double in the ninth put Georgia Gwinnett ahead for good in a 9-6 victory over Cumberland in baseball action here Saturday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Softball, Headlines

Phoenix bats quiet in doubleheader sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – The University of Pikeville’s Alexandra Quill pitched a complete game allowing just six hits and no runs in a 4-0 victory and the Bears plated four runs in the fourth inning to win the second game 4-2 on senior day at the CU Softball Field on Saturday.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Men's tennis sweeps Shawnee State

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept the singles and doubles matches, losing just three total games in the nine outings, as the 23rd-ranked Phoenix completed a weekend sweep of Mid-South Conference matches with a 9-0 victory over Shawnee State on Saturday in Portsmouth, Ohio.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Bottom of lineup leads 6-3 CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won singles matches at the last four spots in the order and doubles outings at Nos. 2 and 3, as the 23rd-ranked Phoenix posted a 6-3 team victory over Georgetown College in men’s tennis action Friday in Georgetown, Ky.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Women hold on for 5-4 win at Georgetown

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garjio Garrido, Marta Ferrando Pea and Jasmine Shankar picked up singles victories after Cumberland won two doubles matches, holding off Georgetown College, 5-4, in women’s tennis action Friday in Georgetown, Ky.


Baseball, Headlines

Big inning helps baseball hold off Gwinnett, 9-8

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mitch Langer hit a three-run homer in a six-run third inning for Cumberland and got the final two outs for the save, helping the Phoenix hold on for a 9-8 victory over eighth-ranked Georgia Gwinnett in the first of a three-game series Friday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Softball, Headlines

10-8 victory helps Phoenix end losing streak

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andrea Enriquez collected two solo homers and Shea Dunn hit a two-run home run in the opener en route to a 10-8 win against the University of Pikeville but a two-run double by Kitty Raymond in the fifth inning helped the Bears to an 8-4 victory in the nightcap here at the CU Softball Field on Friday.


Baseball, Headlines

Phoenix hit six home runs in 17-6 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland hit six home runs in the final four innings, including two apiece for Mitch Langer and Rayden Sierra, overcoming an early deficit in a 17-6 victory over Bethel in baseball action here Wednesday afternoon at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Men's tennis drops 6-3 decision to No. 5 Lindsey Wilson

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ramon Puertolas and Axel Lucich picked up singles victories and Lucich and Thiago Lopes collected a doubles win as well, but fifth-ranked Lindsey Wilson swept the remaining matches in a 6-3 victory over No. 23 Cumberland in men’s tennis action Tuesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Lindsey Wilson blanks Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Second-ranked Lindsey Wilson swept the doubles matches and won five singles outings in straight sets, posting a 9-0 victory over Cumberland in women’s tennis action Tuesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Kean places second, Polston seventh for CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Zach Kean posted a second-round one-over par 73 and placed second overall while junior Zach Polston shot a final-round 75, tying for seventh, for the Cumberland men’s golf team on Tuesday at the RedHawk Spring Classic in Lewisburg, Tenn.


Softball, Headlines

Softball drops two to No. 6 Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kayala Hoppenjans' one-run single in the third inning tied the game at three, but sixth-ranked Campbellsville University plated two runs in the fourth for a 5-3 win in the opener and a nine-run first inning for the Tigers sent them to a 13-0 victory in the second game here at the CU Softball Field on Tuesday.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Kean shoots career-best 68, leads by two at RedHawk Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Zach Kean carded a career-best four-under par 68 and leads by two strokes after the opening round of the RedHawk Spring Classic on Monday at Saddle Creek Golf Club in Lewisburg, Tenn.


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LAST DAY: CU accepting nominations for 2017 Hall of Fame class

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University Athletic Department is accepting nominations for the Class of 2017 Sports Hall of Fame until Monday, April 3. Nominations must be made in writing and include full justification for the nomination, including statistics, honors, awards and any other pertinent information about the nominee. The 2017 Hall of Fame dinner is set for Friday, October 6, at 6 p.m. in Baird Chapel.


Softball, Headlines

Friendship Christian's Dabbs signs with CU softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Friendship Christian School product Brice Dabbs to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year. Dabbs becomes the seventh Phoenix signee for next season.


Baseball, Headlines

Rally falls short for baseball in 11-8 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rayden Sierra’s double-run double and a two-run homer from Austin Krajnak tied the game for Cumberland, but Andrew Ramos’ three-run shot in the 10th carried the University of the Cumberlands to an 11-8 victory and a series sweep on Sunday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Phoenix men move to 3-4 with win over Pikeville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland registered three doubles victories and five singles wins in straight sets, posting an 8-1 victory against the University of Pikeville in men’s tennis action Sunday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Women's tennis ends three-match skid with 8-1 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept the doubles matches and won five singles outings, three in straight sets, in an 8-1 victory over the University of Pikeville in women’s tennis action Sunday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball swept in twinbill by Patriots

LEBANON, Tenn. – The University of the Cumberlands used big innings to take a 13-3 victory in the opener and scored three times in the third to take the lead and post a 3-2 win in the second game, sweeping the doubleheader over Cumberland in baseball action Saturday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Softball, Headlines

Georgetown completes series sweep

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Georgetown College plated 10 runs in the second inning of the opener including a grand slam by Hannah Howes for a 13-1 victory and the Tigers’ Hannah Morton pitched a complete second game, allowing no runs and just three hits in a 7-0 win on Saturday in Georgetown, Ky.


Softball, Headlines

Big hits send Tigers past CU

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Kassydi Montgomery hit a solo homer to score Cumberland’s only run, dropping a 5-1 decision to Georgetown College in the opener and the Tigers drove in four runs in the second inning leading them to a 8-3 victory in the nightcap on Friday, in Georgetown, Ky.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Women's golf ranked 23rd in latest NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up one spot to 23rd in the most recent NAIA Women’s Golf Coaches’ Top 25 Poll published last week by the national office.


Wrestling, Headlines

Croley earns Second Team All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University senior Nate Croley earned Second Team All-Mid-South Conference honors, with accolades based solely on the results of the NAIA East Region Qualifier held February 18 in Bowling Green, Ky., as announced recently by the league office.


Baseball, Headlines

Cumberland drops high-scoring affair, 17-11

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kevin Connolly and Austin Krajnak each homered and drove in three runs, but Cumberland was unable to slow down a potent Tennessee Wesleyan offense in a 17-11 loss Wednesday in a game that featured 30 hits and 10 home runs at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Men's tennis falls at Auburn Montgomery

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Cumberland lost by contested doubles matches and four singles outings in straight sets, dropping an 8-0 decision to Auburn Montgomery in men’s tennis action here Wednesday.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Phoenix tennis blanked by AUM

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Cumberland dropped all three doubles matches and all six singles outings in straight sets in a 9-0 defeat to 30th-ranked Auburn Montgomery here Wednesday in women’s tennis action.


Softball, Headlines

Comeback falls short for Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Casey Bryan tossed an entire game for 11th-ranked Lindsey Wilson allowing just one run, seven hits and striking out seven batters en route to a 6-1 victory in the opener and Cumberland fell short in the nightcap as Kassydi Montgomery hit a solo homer in the sixth inning to put the Phoenix ahead but the Blue Raiders tied the game in the seventh and scored one run in the ninth securing a 4-3 win here at the CU softball field on Wednesday.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Stuckey takes individual medalist honors at LWC Spring Fling

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Morgan Stuckey shot a final-round five-over par 77 to claim her first career individual medalist honor at the Lindsey Wilson Spring Fling, winning by one stroke and helping Cumberland to a second-place team finish on Tuesday at The Pines in Columbia, Ky.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball schedule altered for week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball game set for Tuesday at Martin Methodist has been canceled because of heavy overnight rain in the Pulaski area. No make-up date has been set at this time.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Stuckey shoots 76, leads by two at LWC Spring Fling

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Morgan Stuckey carded an opening-round four-over par 76 and leads by two shots after the opening round of the Lindsey Wilson Spring Fling on Monday at The Pines in Columbia, Ky.


Softball, Headlines

Stanfill picks up win No. 200 in doubleheader sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Imani Torregano posted six hits in the doubleheader and Kassydi Montgomery drove in a pair of runs and registered three hits, helping Cumberland to 7-4 and 3-2 wins over Central Baptist College in softball action here Monday at the CU Softball Field.


Men's Track & Field, Headlines

Craft, Hill, Madut all win events at Lindsey Wilson Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Danielle Craft won the triple jump for the women while Jordan Hill and Garang Madut each picked up victories in the 800-meters and 10,000-meters, respectively, for the men, leading the Cumberland track and field teams at the Lindsey Wilson Invitational over the weekend in Columbia, Ky.


Baseball, Headlines

Lindsey Wilson completes series sweep of baseball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jayden Jackson’s three-run homer in the fifth helped Lindsey Wilson overcome an early deficit in a 6-4 victory in the opener and Steven Paredes drove in four runs in an 8-1 LWC win in the second game, helping the Blue Raiders complete a three-game sweep over Cumberland on Friday at Egnew Park in Columbia, Ky.


Baseball, Headlines

Blue Raiders take series opener, 8-3

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jayden Jackson posted two hits and five RBIs, including a grand slam in the fifth inning, and James Doubet scattered eight hits in a complete game, helping Lindsey Wilson to an 8-3 victory over Cumberland in the first of a three-game series Thursday night at Egnew Park in Columbia, Ky.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Bowers named Third Team NAIA All-American

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Nicole Bowers was named NAIA Third Team All-American on Thursday, as announced by the national office. Players were selected by the NAIA-Women’s Basketball Coaches Association All-America Committee.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Holt, Jr., garners Honorable Mention All-America honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Diondrey Holt, Jr., earned Honorable Mention All-America accolades on Thursday, as announced by the national office. Players were selected by the NAIA-Men’s Basketball Coaches Association All-America Committee.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

CU's Kambeitz named Saskatchewan Female Athlete of the Year

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland goalkeeper Ashley Kambeitz was named the Saskatchewan Soccer Association Female Athlete of the Year for 2016 during the SSA’s annual Technical & Recognition Awards earlier this month. The night was held in conjunction with the Saskatchewan Soccer Association's 2017 annual meeting.


Wrestling, Headlines

Deluane finds niche in sport of wrestling

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Wrestling was not Metairie-native Kyle Delaune's first sport of choice. Growing up playing at Little Farms Playground he did it all – basketball, baseball, soccer and football.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Women's tennis falls to Campbellsville, 6-3

LEBANON, Tenn. – Marta Ferrando Pea and Franki Jecker collected singles victories and Cumberland posted one doubles win, but Campbellsville University was too much in a 6-3 victory over Cumberland in women’s tennis action Wednesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Cumberland drops 7-2 decision to open MSC play

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland posted one doubles win and Ramon Puertolas picked up a singles victory, but eighth-ranked Campbellsville University won a pair of singles outings in three sets en route to a 7-2 victory over Cumberland in men’s tennis action Wednesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Men's Cross Country, Headlines

Community High product Minhovich signs with CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Community High School product Nate Mihnovich to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year. Mihnovich becomes the fifth Phoenix signee for next season.


Wrestling, Headlines

Wrestling ends year ranked 11th, three individuals also ranked in final poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland ended the year ranked 11th in the NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 Poll and three individuals – seniors Nate Croley, Kyle Delaune and Sammy Rosario – were all ranked in their respective weight classes, as announced recently by the national office.


Baseball, Headlines

Weather shifts weekend series to Thursday-Friday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball game Wednesday at Freed-Hardeman has been canceled and the weekend series at Lindsey Wilson is moving to Thursday and Friday because of inclement weather in this weekend’s forecast throughout the Southeast.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Garrett shoots second-round 77, CU men take third

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Garrett Daniel shot a final-round five-over par 77 and junior Zach Polston carded a 78 for Cumberland on Tuesday at the Mid-South Conference Men’s Golf Spring Invitational at Crooked Creek Golf Club in London, Ky.


Softball, Headlines

Phoenix fall twice to Tigers

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Campbellsville University’s Morgan Gailor pitched a complete game allowing no runs, four hits and striking out eight batters in the opener leading the Tigers to a 5-0 victory and Cumberland pulled within one run in the sixth inning, but it wasn’t enough dropping a 5-4 decision in the second game of the series in Campbellsville, Ky., on Tuesday.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Romero Valverde, CU women both place third

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Raquel Romero Valverde posted her second straight 78, placing third individually, and Cumberland missed a second-place team finish by one stroke on Tuesday at the Mid-South Conference Women’s Golf Spring Invitational at Crooked Creek Golf Club in London, Ky.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball drops 5-4 decision to Brescia

LEBANON, Tenn. – Alex Flock hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs and Logan Wilkerson tossed five strong innings for Brescia University in a 5-4 victory over Cumberland in baseball action here Tuesday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Kirkland garners NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Garrett Kirkland was named a 2017 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete on Monday, as announced by the national office. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior and carry a 3.50 grade-point-average and above to be eligible for the award.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Strode leads by one, CU tied for first at Mid-South Invitational

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Savanna Strode recorded six birdies and holds a one-shot lead after posting a two-over par 75 while Cumberland is tied for the lead as a team on Monday at the Mid-South Conference Spring Invitational at Crooked Creek Golf Club in London, Ky.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Polston tied for sixth, CU tied for second at MSC Spring Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Zach Polston carded an opening-round 74 that included five birdies and Cumberland stands tied for second along with two other teams on Monday at the Mid-South Conference Spring Invitational at Crooked Creek Golf Club in London, Ky.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Men's tennis takes 5-4 road win at Bellarmine

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland posted a pair of doubles wins and Alejandro Rosas Garcia, Ramon Puertolas and Axel Lucich each picked up singles wins in a 5-4 team victory over Bellarmine in men’s tennis action Saturday in Louisville, Ky.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Women drop 8-1 decision at Bellarmine

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garjio Garrido posted a singles victory, but Bellarmine University won all three doubles matches and the remaining singles outings in an 8-1 victory over Cumberland in women’s tennis action Saturday in Louisville, Ky.


Baseball, Headlines

Krajnak earns second straight MSC Player of the Week honor

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Austin Krajnak repeated as the Mid-South Conference Player of the Week award winner on Monday, batting .476 with four home runs and nine RBIs in seven games for the Phoenix.


Baseball, Headlines

Phoenix complete comebacks in both games, sweep Tigers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Austin Krajnak’s two-run homer in the eighth provided the winning margin in the opener and Austin Voeller’s three-run shot in the seventh tied the second contest and his two-run single in the eighth won it, as Cumberland swept a doubleheader from Georgetown College, 7-5 and 12-11, in baseball action here Sunday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Softball, Headlines

CU swept by Patriots

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – The Phoenix dropped a five inning 11-3 loss to the University of the Cumberlands in the opener and Tyra Graham recorded two runs, three hits and one RBI on the day including a one run double that tied the second game at four but the Patriots scored two runs in the sixth to win the final game of the series, 6-4 on Sunday in Williamsburg, Ky.


Softball, Headlines

Phoenix claim first MSC win

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – The University of the Cumberlands scored three runs in fourth and sixth innings to claim a 6-5 victory in the opener but Sara Jordan allowed just one run and four hits in three-plus innings of work and Kassydi Montgomery collected three runs and three hits in the nightcap to secure a 10-6 win on Saturday in Williamsburg, Ky.


Baseball, Headlines

Big inning, errors send CU to 8-4 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Georgetown College took advantage of two errors and two walks to plate four unearned runs in a five-run third inning and Breion Barron tossed six-plus innings in an 8-4 Tigers victory over Cumberland in baseball action Saturday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Baseball, Headlines

Overnight rain causes baseball schedule alteration

LEBANON, Tenn. – Heavy overnight rains soaked the outfield at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium, causing a second rescheduling of this weekend’s baseball series between Cumberland and Georgetown College. The Phoenix and Tigers will play a single game Saturday at 2 p.m. The series will conclude Sunday with a doubleheader at 12:30 p.m.


Cheerleading, Headlines

Beasley, Montgomery named First Team All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. –Cumberland cheerleaders Morgan Beasley and Katy Montgomery earned First Team All-Mid-South Conference honors while Sydnee Steverson and Chloe White were named Second Team All-MSC, as announced recently by the league office.


Men's Cross Country, Headlines

Cross country signs Hillsboro's Angeles-Solis

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Hillsboro High School product Carlos Angeles-Solis to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year. Angeles-Solis becomes the fourth signee for the Phoenix for next season.


Softball, Headlines

Softball weekend schedule altered

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s softball series against the University of the Cumberlands has been pushed back a day to Saturday and Sunday because of rain in the forecast late Friday afternoon in Williamsburg, Ky.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field, Headlines

Barnett, men's 4x400 relay earn First Team All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Kalea Barnett and the men’s 4x400-meter relay team earned First Team All-Mid-South Conference honors and Jordan Hill and the women’s 4x400-meter relay were named Second Team All-MSC, as announced recently by the league office. All-Conference accolades were based solely on results from the conference championships.


Wrestling, Headlines

Carroll, Cole, Donchev garner NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestlers Matt Carroll, Evan Cole and Peter Donchev were named 2017 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes recently, as announced by the national office.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Women's golf ranked 24th in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was ranked 24th in the first edition of the spring in the NAIA Women’s Golf Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, released last Friday afternoon by the national office.


Cheerleading, Headlines

Three from cheer-dance named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University cheer and dance team members Virginia Lea, Jamie Rice and Kayla Rice were named 2017 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes recently, as announced by the national office.


Men's Cross Country, Headlines

Siegel's Williams signs with CU cross country

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Murfreesboro, Tenn., native Titus Williams to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year. Williams becomes the third CU signee for next season.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Garjio Garrido drops to No. 28 in ITA singles rankings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland freshman Ainhoa Garjio Garrijo dropped four spots to No. 28 in the latest Oracle/ITA NAIA Women's National Singles Rankings, as announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association on Wednesday.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball weekend series shifted to Saturday-Sunday

LEBANON, Tenn. – With rain and thunderstorms in the forecast for Friday, Cumberland’s weekend baseball series against Georgetown College is shifting to Saturday-Sunday. The teams will play a doubleheader Saturday at Noon and a single game Sunday at 1 p.m. at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Nolen shoots 79, CU men drop to 10th in Georgia

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Jacob Nolen posted a final-round 79 but Cumberland struggled as a team on Tuesday, dropping from second to 10th at the Skyhawk Invitational in Callaway Gardens, Ga.


Baseball, Headlines

White's complete game helps CU split with Talladega

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jackson White earned his first collegiate victory with a complete game and Rayden Sierra collected two hits and three RBIs, helping Cumberland earn a split of a doubleheader with a 4-3 victory over Talladega College in the second game of Tuesday’s doubleheader after the Tornadoes won the opener, 5-2, at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Romero Valverde, Stuckey tie for 13th at Skyhawk

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Raquel Romero Valverde shot a final-round 77 and junior Morgan Stuckey carded a 78, with both players tying for 13th, leading the Cumberland women’s golf team on Tuesday at the Skyhawk Invitational in Callaway Gardens, Ga.


Baseball, Headlines

Krajnak earns MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Austin Krajnak posted nine hits with two home runs and eight RBIs in five games to earn Mid-South Conference Player of the Week honors, as announced Monday by the league office.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Polston, Whittemore each shoot 74, CU men tied for second

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Ian Whittemore and junior Zach Polston each fired two-over par rounds of 74 and Cumberland is tied for second in the team standings, only four shots off the lead, after the first round of the Skyhawk Invitational on Monday in Callaway Gardens, Ga.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Strode cards first-round 80, CU women fourth at Skyhawk Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Savanna Strode carded an opening-round 80 and junior Abbey Burgdorf shot 81, leading the Cumberland women’s golf team into fourth place on Monday at the Skyhawk Invitational in Callaway Gardens, Ga.


Baseball, Headlines

Phoenix unable to sweep after big opening win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jason Wullenwaber struck out 10 in six shutout innings and Kevin Connolly doubled and homered, driving in five runs in a 14-0 victory in the first game, but Cumberland dropped the second contest, 10-6, to St. Ambrose in a baseball doubleheader here Monday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Softball, Headlines

Tuesday softball games canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s doubleheader scheduled for Tuesday against Central Baptist College has been canceled due to inclement weather in the southeast over the next few days and there has been no make-up date at this time.


Baseball, Headlines

Dohr, Krajnak lead CU to 11-3 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Travis Dohr tossed eight solid innings a day after getting just three outs, Austin Krajnak posted four hits and four RBIs and Kevin Connolly added three hits, as Cumberland salvaged the final game of the series against Campbellsville University with an 11-3 victory in baseball action Friday at HIG Field in Campbellsville, Ky.


Softball, Headlines

Softball games canceled at Montreat

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s softball games on Saturday versus Montreat College have been canceled due to conference scheduling conflicts and there has been no makeup date set at this time.


Softball, Headlines

CU rallies to earn split against Edward Waters

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., - Cumberland dropped a 4-1 decision against Edward Waters College in the opener but Jocelyn Hernandez hit a home run and collected four hits and the Phoenix scored five runs in the third inning to secure a 12-9 win in the nightcap on Thursday in Jacksonville, Fla.


Baseball, Headlines

Campbellsville sweeps two from Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Riley Joyce’s squeeze bunt provided the only run in the second game and Campbellsville University used a four-run first inning and take control of the opener, sweeping a doubleheader from Cumberland, 7-3 and 1-0, in baseball action Friday at HIG Field in Campbellsville, Ky.


Softball, Headlines

Homers not enough for Phoenix

THOMASVILLE, Ga., - Shae Dunn collected two homers, two runs and three RBIs while Tyra Graham, Kassydi Montgomery and Jocelyn Hernandez each hit one home run but it wasn’t enough as the Phoenix dropped a 3-2 and a 10-5 decision to Thomas University at Armory Field on Wednesday afternoon.


Baseball

Baseball weekend series shifted because of weather

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball series this weekend at Campbellsville University has shifted up a day because of snow and rain in the forecast on Saturday. The Phoenix and Tigers will now play a doubleheader Thursday and a single game Friday at HIG Field.


Football, Headlines

Suber announces dates for spring practice, spring game

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football will begin spring practice on Wednesday, March 15, the first of 15 practices, and will conclude the month-long session with a spring game on Friday, April 7 at 6:30 p.m. at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Wrestling, Headlines

Croley, Rosario, Delaune named NAIA All-Americans

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior wrestlers Nate Croley, Sammy Rosario and Kyle Delaune were named NAIA All-Americans on Tuesday after their performances this past weekend at the national championships in Topeka, Kan.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Headlines

Kalkhoff resigns as tennis coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the resignation of tennis coach Norman Kalkhoff for personal reasons, effective immediately. Assistant Athletic Director Mitch Walters will take over as interim coach with help from graduate assistant and former All-American Angelica Sepulveda.


Baseball, Headlines

Tuesday baseball game at Stillman canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Inclement weather and high winds in the Tuscaloosa, Ala., area have canceled Cumberland’s baseball game Tuesday at Stillman College. No make-up date has been set at this time.


Baseball, Headlines

CU baseball splits twinbill at Talladega

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Jason Wullenwaber tossed a complete game in the opener in a 4-2 victory but Emilio Martinez’s two-run homer put Talladega ahead for good in a 4-3 win, with the teams splitting the doubleheader Monday in Talladega, Ala.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field, Headlines

Indoor track ends for Barnett, Brooks at national championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Kalea Barnett placed 28th in the shot put and Martarious Brooks was 22nd in the 200-meters at the NAIA Indoor Track and Field Championships over the weekend in Johnson City, Tenn.


Baseball, Headlines

Sierra named MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland infielder Rayden Sierra earned Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of the Week honors on Monday after batting .538 with four RBIs and seven runs scored in four games over the weekend for the Phoenix.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Cumberland men fall at Wesleyan, 5-3

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won a pair of doubles matches and Riccardo Ferraris recorded a three-set singles victory, but 22nd-ranked Tennessee Wesleyan posted four singles wins, two in three sets, collecting a 5-3 victory over the 20th-ranked Phoenix in men’s tennis action late Friday in Athens, Tenn.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Women's tennis wins at Tennessee Wesleyan

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Ainhoa Garjio Garrido and Franki Jecker posted wins in singles and doubles, helping the Phoenix overcome a slow start in a 5-3 victory against Tennessee Wesleyan in women’s tennis action late Friday in Athens, Tenn.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball sweeps Saturday twinbill

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sam Eichler tossed a no-hitter until two outs in the sixth, giving up a solo homer, and Curtis Hoppe struck out 10 in a complete game, helping Cumberland to a doubleheader sweep – 8-3 against Indiana Wesleyan and 7-1 versus Lourdes University – in baseball action Saturday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Wrestling, Headlines

Croley places third; Rosario, Delaune both finish sixth

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Nate Croley dropped a 3-2 Decision in the semifinals but posted two wins in the wrestleback to place third, while seniors Sammy Rosario and Kyle Delaune each finished sixth during the morning session Saturday at the 60th Annual NAIA Wrestling Championships in Topeka, Kan.


Wrestling, Headlines

Croley reaches semifinals at 157

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Nate Croley continued his dominating performances Friday night at the the 60th Annual NAIA Wrestling Championships in Topeka, Kan., posting a Major Decision to reach the semifinals at 157 while seniors Sammy Rosario and Kyle Delaune both remained alive in the backdraw in Friday’s late session.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Turnovers end men's hoops season in conference tourney

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Jordan Perry posted 20 points and Rze Culbreath added 16, as eighth-ranked University of Pikeville scored 24 points off turnovers and pulled away from Cumberland in the second half for an 82-62 victory in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Basketball Championships here Friday night at the Frankfort Convention Center.


Softball, Headlines

Clutch hitting lifts CU to pair of wins

LEBANON, Tenn. – Courtney Miles collected a three RBI home run and Kassydi Montgomery recorded a two RBI homer in the opener and Cumberland scored nine runs in the second and third innings combined, posting a 6-2 and 11-3 win over Bryan College on Friday here at the CU Softball Field.


Wrestling, Headlines

Rosario, Croley stay in main draw with wins

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland seniors Sammy Rosario and Nate Croley remained in the main draw with a pair of victories and junior Sean Nguyen also picked up two wins in Friday’s first session at the 60th Annual NAIA Wrestling Championships in Topeka, Kan.


Baseball, Headlines

Phoenix splits Friday's two games

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland scored three times in the fifth and sixth innings, including a pair of RBIs from Jordan Neff and Corey Meikle, salving a split of Friday’s doubleheader with an 8-3 victory over Indiana Wesleyan. The Phoenix dropped the opener, 8-5, to Lourdes University at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Cheerleading, Headlines

Cumberland quartet wins all-girls conference title

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Morgan Beasley, Eden Corley, Alyssa Freeman and Katy Montgomery won the All-Girls competition at the Mid-South Conference Cheerleading Championships on Wednesday night in Frankfort, Ky.


Softball, Headlines

Trojans sweep Phoenix

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Jocelyn Hernandez recorded four hits and drove in two runs for the Phoenix but Trevecca’s Kat Burbrink’s solo home run in the bottom of the seventh secured a 7-6 victory in the opener and the Trojans scored four runs in the second and five runs in the third inning en route to a 11-2 win in the nightcap on Thursday night in Nashville, Tenn.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Lindsey Wilson pulls away late against women's hoops

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Cumberland pulled within four in the fourth quarter, but third-ranked Lindsey Wilson ended the game on an 18-3 run, pulling away for the victory in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Basketball Championships here Thursday night at the Frankfort Convention Center.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Holt, Jr., named First Team All-Mid-South

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Diondrey Holt, Jr., was named First Team All-Mid-South Conference in a vote of leagues coaches released Thursday night at the pre-tournament banquet for the Mid-South Conference Men’s Basketball Championships that begin Friday in Frankfort, Ky.


Softball, Headlines

Softball games moved to Friday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s softball games versus Bryan College scheduled for Monday, March 6 have been moved due to conference scheduling conflicts. The Phoenix and the Lions will now play on Friday, March 3 for a doubleheader beginning at noon at the CU Softball Field.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Bowers, Moore, Fox earn All-MSC accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Nicole Bowers was voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference and seniors Taliah Moore and Julia Fox were both named Second Team All-MSC, as voted on by the leagues’ coaches and released Wednesday night at the pre-tournament banquet for the Mid-South Conference Championships that begin Thursday in Frankfort, Ky.


Softball, Headlines

Softball inks DeKalb's Caplinger

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Auburntown, Tenn., native Kayley Caplinger to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Headlines

Men's tennis remains 20th, women drop to No. 19 in Coaches' Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis remained 20th and the Phoenix women dropped one spot to No. 19 in this week’s NAIA Tennis Coaches’ Top 25 Polls, released Tuesday by the national office.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Six men's players garner Academic All-MSC recognition

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball players DeQyan Bond, Marquel Hickerson, Cameron Johnson, Garrett Kirland, Trenton Perry and Rhyan Townes were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference on Wednesday, as announced by the league office in advance of the conference tournament that begins Friday in Frankfort, Ky.


Baseball, Headlines

Severe weather cancels Wednesday baseball game

LEBANON, Tenn. – Storms and severe weather as well as treacherous traveling conditions for the visiting team have canceled Cumberland’s baseball game Wednesday against Tennessee Wesleyan at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium. No make-up date has been scheduled at this time.


Cheerleading, Headlines

Nine cheer-dance team members earn Academic All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nine Cumberland cheer and dance team members were recognized as Academic All-Mid-South Conference on Tuesday, as announced by the league office in advance of the MSC Cheer Championships set for Wednesday night in Frankfort, Ky.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Five women's hoopers earn Academic All-MSC accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. –Cumberland women’s basketball players Terra Pryor, Nicole Bowers, Kristian Watkins, Cydney Goodrum and Jailen Murphy were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference on Tuesday, as announced by the league office in advance of the conference tournament that begins Thursday in Frankfort, Ky.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field, Headlines

Madut, Blankenship, Tepox named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Garang Madut, Taylor Blankenship and Claudia Tepox were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference for Indoor Track and Field, as announced recently by the league office.


Softball, Headlines

AMENDED: Tuesday, Wednesday softball games canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s softball games scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday at home against Tennessee Wesleyan and Bethel University have been canceled because of rain and severe weather forecast for the area over the next two days.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball game canceled at Bryan

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball game scheduled for Tuesday at Bryan College has been canceled due to rain and thunderstorms in the forecast all day in the Dayton, Tenn., area. No make-up date has been set at this time.


Wrestling, Headlines

Preliminary brackets announced for NAIA wrestling championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Preliminary brackets for the 2017 NAIA Wrestling Championships were announced Friday afternoon for five Cumberland grapplers participating in the event scheduled for March 3-4 in Topeka, Kan.


Softball, Headlines

Kralj, Graham garner MSC weekly honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland freshman Tyra Graham and junior Kaitlin Kralj were voted the Mid-South Conference Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, after their performances over the weekend against Indiana Tech and Midway University, as announced Monday by the league office.


Softball, Headlines

Graham, Kralj help CU sweep Midway

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kaitlin Kralj struck out 10 in a complete game in the opener, Tyra Graham collected five hits and five RBIs in the two games and Shae Dunn was 3-for-4 with two RBIs in the second contest, as Cumberland swept a doubleheader from Midway University, 3-0 and 9-5, here Sunday at the CU Softball Field.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Phoenix men seeded sixth, set to face Pikeville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is set to face 14th-ranked University of Pikeville in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Basketball Championships on Friday at 7 p.m. CT, as announced late Saturday by the league office.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Women set to face Lindsey Wilson in MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland will play second-ranked Lindsey Wilson in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Basketball Championships on Thursday at 5 p.m. CT, as announced late Saturday by the league office.


Baseball, Headlines

Clarke takes pair from Phoenix with big innings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nick Mira posted five hits and Hector Morales drove in three runs in the doubleheader, but Clarke University scored four runs in the seventh to take the opener, 5-2, and plated four runs in the second inning of the second game in a 5-3 victory over Cumberland in baseball action Saturday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Softball, Headlines

CU completes doubleheader sweep

Tyra Graham recorded three hits, two runs and one RBI in a 6-5 extra inning win and freshman Courtney Miles drove in Jocelyn Hernandez in the final inning of the nightcap sending the Phoenix to a 5-4 victory against Indiana Tech on Saturday here at the CU Softball Field.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Second-half spurt sends Phoenix to defeat

LEBANON, Tenn. – Frederick Moore netted 13 of his team-high 21 points during a 20-4 run to open the second half and Shawnee State never looked back, defeating Cumberland, 87-74, in men’s basketball action here Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Phoenix comeback falls just short

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nineteenth-ranked Cumberland overcame a 17-point halftime deficit and had the ball in a tie game with 44.7 seconds remaining, but the Phoenix could not pull off the upset, dropping a 72-69 decision to fifth-ranked Shawnee State in women’s basketball action Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

CU drops 7-0 decision at Belmont

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland lost one doubles match in a tiebreaker and Ainhoa Garjio Garrido and Sarah Edwards each dropped singles outings in three sets in a 7-0 loss to Belmont in women’s tennis action Friday night in Brentwood, Tenn.


Baseball, Headlines

Late surge keeps baseball from sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nick Mira and Rayden Sierra each hit home runs in an eight-run fifth inning in an 11-7 Cumberland victory, but Clarke University scored three times in the seventh in the second game, winning 6-4 to earn a split of the doubleheader in baseball action on a windy Friday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Softball, Headlines

Softball wins in home opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland scored three runs in the second inning and four runs in the fifth inning en route to a 7-4 victory in the opener and ended their second game in a 5-5 extra inning draw due to darkness, as Kaitlin Kralj allowed just four hits, two runs and one walk against Indiana Tech on Friday here at the CU Softball Field.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Phoenix men edge TSU, 4-3

LEBANON, Tenn. – Riccardo Ferraris, Thiago Lopes and Ramon Puertolas all won in straight sets in singles and Jose Ortega Vela clinched the deciding point at No. 6, helping Cumberland to a 4-3 victory in men’s tennis action Thursday at Hadley Park in Nashville, Tenn.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Women's tennis falls at TSU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garjio Garrido posted a singles victory in straight sets and won her doubles match with Franki Jecker, but Tennessee State claimed the doubles point and the remaining singles outings in a 6-1 victory over Cumberland in women’s tennis action Thursday at Hadley Park in Nashville, Tenn.


Football, Headlines

Football announces 2017 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the 2017 football schedule this week, which includes five home games and just one contest against non-NAIA competition.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Late run lifts Tigers past Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn – Cumberland started quickly, taking a 14-point lead in the first half, but sixth-ranked Georgetown College fought back and put together a decisive 27-9 run in the second period in a 79-67 victory in men's basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Women drop fifth straight

LEBANON, Tenn. – Georgetown College put together a 12-0 run at the beginning of the third quarter to take the lead and the Tigers stretched their lead to 12 later in the period, taking control and sending 19th-ranked Cumberland to its fifth straight defeat, 69-56, in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Wrestling, Headlines

Nine wrestlers named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nine Cumberland wrestlers were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference, including seniors Matt Carroll, Nate Croley, Kyle Delaune, Peter Donchev, Orlando Nawade and Christian Varner along with juniors Evan Cole, Corey Daniels and Cody Johnson, as announced last week by the league office.


Men's Cross Country, Headlines

Wilson Central's Barlow inks with CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Wilson Central product Joel Barlow to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year. Barlow becomes the second signee for the Phoenix for next season.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field, Headlines

Barnett, Brooks earn bids to national championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University freshmen Kalea Barnett and Martarious Brooks have both qualified for the NAIA Indoor Track and Field Championships set for March 2-4 in Johnson City, Tenn.


Wrestling, Headlines

Five wrestlers earn bids to national championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Five Cumberland wrestlers – seniors Nate Croley, Kyle Delaune, Orlando Nawade and Sammy Rosario along with junior Sean Nguyen – all earned automatic or received at-large berths to the 60th Annual NAIA Championships, as announced by the national office late Tuesday.


Baseball, Headlines

Langer earns MSC Pitcher of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Mitch Langer struck out 14 and allowed just one hit in eight scoreless innings of work over two outings, earning Mid-South Conference Pitcher of the Week honors on Monday, as announced by the league office.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Holt, Jr., named MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Diondrey Holt, Jr., was voted Mid-South Conference Basketball player of the Week as announced on Monday by the league office.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field, Headlines

Barnett wins shot put for CU at conference championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Kalea Barnett won the shot put while senior Garang Madut placed second in the 5000-meters and freshman Jordan Hill finished second in the 800-meters, leading the Cumberland contingent at the Mid-South Conference Track & Field Championships on Saturday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Bowling, Headlines

Men win twice, women fall in two matches at MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s bowling dropped its first match before winning twice and then losing again in the double elimination tournament while the Phoenix women lost its first two matches on Saturday in the Mid-South Conference Championships in Bowling Green, Ky.


Softball, Headlines

Phoenix fall twice in Florida

PLANT CITY, Fla. – Third-ranked Southeastern University scored three runs in first and third innings helping secure an 8-0 victory in Cumberland’s first game of the day and Jocelyn Hernandez recorded one run and two hits against Keiser University but the Seahawks collected four runs in the first inning en route to an 11-3 win on Sunday in Plant City, Fla.


Wrestling, Headlines

Croley places second, Delaune, Rosario both fourth at MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Nate Croley lost in the finals at 157, seniors Kyle Delaune and Sammy Rosario both finished fourth and Sean Nguyen, Brandon Weber, Orlando Nawade and Jon Floyd all placed fifth in their respective weight classes, leading Cumberland to a fifth-place team finish at the 2017 Mid-South Conference Wrestling Championships on Saturday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Softball, Headlines

Softball claims pair of wins

PLANT CITY, Fla. – Cumberland collected two wins in their first two games of the day with a 5-4 edge over Ave Maria University and a 14-12 victory past Warner University but dropped a 19-4 decision to Keiser University in their final game on Saturday, in Plant City, Fla.


Baseball, Headlines

Phoenix complete sweep with 8-2 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rayden Sierra drove in a pair of runs, Hector Morales collected three hits and Jason Wullenwaber tossed 3.1 scoreless innings of relief for the win in Cumberland’s 8-2 victory at Lyon College on Saturday in Batesville, Ark., helping the Phoenix sweep the weekend series.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Holt, Jr., Hickerson combine for 39 points in CU victory

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Marquel Hickerson netted all 15 of his points in the second half and Diondrey Holt, Jr., posted 24 points with four 3-pointers in Cumberland’s 69-56 victory over ninth-ranked University of the Cumberlands here Saturday in men’s basketball action.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Ice cold second half spells defeat for CU women

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Nicole Bowers collected her 12th double-double of the season with 18 points and 12 rebounds, but 19th-ranked Cumberland shot 21 percent from the field in the second half and committed 16 turnovers in the contest in a 60-47 loss to the University of the Cumberlands here Saturday in women’s basketball action.


Bowling, Headlines

Bell takes fourth, Turner eighth in bowling singles

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Peyton Bell placed fourth and senior Jennifer Turner finished eighth in singles while Bell and Nathan Parrott were ninth and Turner and Savannah Shirley were 10th in doubles for the Cumberland bowling teams Friday at the Mid-South Conference Championships in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Phoenix women fall in season opener on road

LEBANON, Tenn. – Top-ranked Georgia Gwinnett won all three doubles outings and Valeria Podda and Debora Scurt posted singles wins in the Grizzlies’ 5-0 victory over No. 18 Cumberland in women’s tennis action Friday in Lawrenceville, Ga.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Men's tennis drops season opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – Top-ranked Georgia Gwinnett swept the doubles and Kevin Konfederak and Gilad Berman won singles matches in straight sets in a 5-0 victory over 20th-ranked Cumberland in men’s tennis action Friday in Lawrenceville, Ga.


Softball, Headlines

Phoenix drop 5-3 decision to Czech-Republic

PLANT CITY, Fla. – Kaitlin Kralj tossed two innings striking out two batters and allowing no runs while Tyra Graham recorded a double for the Phoenix but Czech-Republic scored three runs in the first inning to lead them to a 5-3 exhibition win here in Plant City, Fl., on Friday night.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball shuts out Lyon in doubleheader sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mitch Langer and Travis Dohr each tossed seven shutout innings to pick up victories on the mound and Cumberland exploded for seven runs in the final two innings of the second contest, posting 1-0 and 10-0 victories over Lyon College in baseball action Friday in Batesville, Ark.


Football, Headlines

Luce, Bustle named Co-Offensive Coordinator

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football coach Donnie Suber announced changes to his staff on Friday, promoting Nathan Luce and Brad Bustle to co-offensive coordinator after the departure last week of Dewayne Alexander.


Baseball, Headlines

Forecast alters weekend series at Lyon

LEBANON, Tenn. – Forecasted rain has altered the Cumberland baseball weekend schedule, with the Phoenix taking on Lyon College in a doubleheader on Friday starting at Noon and a single game Saturday, weather permitting in Batesville, Ark.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Men's hoops falls in OT, 83-78

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Cumberland lost a 13-point lead in the final eight minutes and then went ice cold in overtime, dropping an 83-78 decision to 14th-ranked University of Pikeville in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at the East Kentucky Expo Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Turnovers, slow start send CU to 72-65 loss

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Terra Pryor netted a season-best 15 points, but 19th-ranked Cumberland committed 19 turnovers but nearly overcame a 12-point deficit in the fourth quarter before falling to No. 22 University of Pikeville, 72-65, in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at the East Kentucky Expo Center.


Bowling, Headlines

Five bowlers named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Five Cumberland bowlers were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference on Wednesday in advance of the conference championships this weekend in Bowling Green, Ky.


Baseball, Headlines

Phoenix take home opener, 4-3

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Brad Smith tossed six strong innings, Austin Krajnak hit a two-run homer and Bo Saunders added a two-run single in Cumberland’s 4-3 victory over Freed-Hardeman in the home opener here Wednesday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Wrestling, Headlines

Wrestling ranked 13th, four individuals in national poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 13th as a team and seniors Sammy Rosario, Nate Croley and Kyle Deluane along with freshman John Oliveiri are all ranked in their individual weight classes in the latest NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 Poll, released recently by the national office.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Women's hoops No. 19 in latest Coaches' Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved to 19th in the latest NAIA Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, down four spots for the Phoenix, as released late Tuesday by the national office.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Whittemore leads men's golf at Coastal Georgia

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Ian Whittemore posted a final-round 80 but Cumberland’s men struggled in the second round of the Coastal Georgia Winter Invitational on Tuesday in St. Simons Island, Ga., posting five scores in the 80’s to place 13th as a team.


Women's Golf

Stuckey shoots 77, women place second

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Morgan Stuckey carded a final-round 77 to finish fifth and freshman Raquel Romero Valverde placed fourth individually, helping Cumberland women’s golf to a second-place team showing on Tuesday at the Coastal Georgia Winter Invitational in St. Simons Island, Ga.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball game moved to Wednesday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball game against Freed-Hardeman scheduled for Tuesday has been pushed back a day because of forecasted rain in the middle Tennessee area. The Phoenix and Lions will play Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Romero Valverde, CU women both lead at St. Simons Island

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Raquel Romero Valderde carded an opening-round two-over par 74 and Cumberland’s women hold a four-shot advantage at the top of the leaderboard after the first round of the Coastal Georgia Winter Invitational on Monday in St. Simons Island, Ga.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Garrett tied for fifth after opening 74

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Garrett Daniel started the spring where he left off last fall, shooting a two-over par 74 to tie for fifth after the opening round of the Coastal Georgia Winter Invitational on Monday in St. Simons Island, Ga.


Baseball, Headlines

Dohr earns MSC Pitcher of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Travis Dohr was voted Mid-South Conference Pitcher of the Week on Monday after tossing eight shutout innings in a 10-0 victory over 17th-ranked Middle Georgia State, as announced by the league office.


Baseball, Headlines

Dohr's gem helps baseball split doubleheader

LEBANON, Tenn. – Travis Dohr tossed eight shutout innings and Hector Morales drove in three runs in a 10-0 victory in the opener but 17th-ranked Middle Georgia State used a big inning to take control of the second contest in a 15-6 win and split a doubleheader against Cumberland in baseball action Saturday in Cochran, Ga.


Baseball, Headlines

Bad start sends CU to 13-2 defeat

LEBANON, Tenn. – Austin Krajnak collected two hits and Rayden Sierra drove in a run, but Cumberland stranded 10 baserunners and 17th-ranked Middle Georgia State scored six runs in the first two innings and never looked back in a 13-2 victory Friday over the Phoenix in Cochran, Ga.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Bowers named Academic All-District

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Nicole Bowers was named to the CoSIDA College Division Academic All-District® 2 women’s basketball team, as announced Thursday by the national organization. Bowers is now entered into the pool of candidates for the CoSIDA Academic All-America team.


Softball, Headlines

Softball inks Huntland's Perkins

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Columbia State Community College product Callie Perkins to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Scoring drought dooms Phoenix

COLUMBIA, Ky. – Lindsey Wilson put together a 29-13 run in the opening half and Cumberland did not score for seven and a half minutes during the stretch, dropping an 81-56 decision to the Blue Raiders here at the Biggers Sports Center in Columbia Ky., on Thursday night.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Late run carries Blue Raiders past CU

COLUMBIA, Ky. – Fourth-ranked Lindsey Wilson scored 11 straight points in the final three-plus minutes to break a tie game and hold off 15th-ranked Cumberland, 66-58, in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Biggers Sports Center.


Softball, Headlines

Titchbourne signs with Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Bozeman, Mont., native Hope Titchbourne to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year.


Wrestling, Headlines

Patriots defeat CU on Senior Night, 27-16

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nate Croley registered a Major Decision and Sean Nguyen and Orlando Nawade each picked up victories, but seventh-ranked University of the Cumberlands used two pins and a Technical Fall to post a 27-16 victory over Cumberland in wrestling action Wednesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Baseball, Headlines

Three-run sixth drops baseball at Bethel

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nick McGrew collected two hits with one RBI and Curtis Hoppe tossed six innings, but Bethel University plated three runs in the sixth to take the lead and used eight different pitchers in a 4-2 victory over Cumberland in baseball action Wednesday afternoon in McKenzie, Tenn.


Softball, Headlines

Adkins signs with CU softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of LaFayette, Ga., native Sydney Adkins to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year.


Men's Cross Country, Headlines

Cross country inks McEachern's Vanjohnson

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Powder Springs, Ga., native Tim Vanjohnson, Jr., to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year.


Football, Headlines

Football announces 18 signess for 2017

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University football coach Donnie Suber announced the signing of 18 players to scholarships for the 2017 season, including 13 from the state of Tennessee.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Summertown's Dinwiddie inks with CU volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Summertown, Tenn., native Madison Dinwiddie to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball game pushed back to Wednesday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball game at Bethel University has been pushed back one day to Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Wildcat Park due to potential inclement weather in the McKenzie area over the next 36 hours.


Baseball, Headlines

Wullenwaber, Morales help CU to first win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jason Wullenwaber tossed seven innings, Hector Morales posted three hits and two runs scored and Austin Voeller drove in a pair of runs in Cumberland’s 9-7 victory over 23rd-ranked William Carey in baseball action Saturday night in Poplarville, Miss.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Phoenix defeat Tigers, 84-76

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland put together a 17-2 run in the middle of the second half, and Jamonte Graham tied a career-best 22 points to pace the Phoenix to an 84-76 victory over Campbellsville University, here at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center on Saturday.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Campbellsville runs bury CU women

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eighth-ranked Campbellsville University started the game with an 11-2 run and the third quarter with a 12-2 spurt and shot 55 percent from the field for the contest in a 76-67 victory over 15th-ranked Cumberland in women’s basketball action here Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Wrestling, Headlines

Nguyen, Croley, Oliveiri pick up wins for CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sean Nguyen and Nate Croley each registered Major Decisions and John Oliveiri’s Decision at 165 gave Cumberland a one-point lead, but fourth-ranked Campbellsville University won the last four bouts in a 22-11 victory over the No. 18 Phoenix on Friday night in Campbellsville, Ky.


Baseball, Headlines

Big innings send CU to 13-4 defeat

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kyle Allen’s two-run homer highlighted a four-run second inning, but ninth-ranked Missouri Baptist pounded out 15 hits in a 13-4 victory over Cumberland in baseball action Friday afternoon in Ellisville, Miss.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball drops season-opener at William Carey

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nick McGrew went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored, but 23rd-rarnked William Carey scored four runs in the first and took advantage of 13 combined walks and hit batters by Cumberland pitching in a 16-6 victory over the Phoenix on Thursday night at Pete Taylor Park in Hattiesburg, Miss.


Wrestling, Headlines

Wrestling splits duals at Life

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seniors Kyle Delaune and Orlando Nawade each won a pair of bouts and seniors Sammy Rosario and Nate Croley both picked up two wins, as 18th-ranked Cumberland wrestling split dual matches with Brewton-Parker and Life University on Tuesday night in Marietta, Ga.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Women's hoops drops one spot to No. 15

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped one spot to 15th in this week’s NAIA Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, released late Tuesday by the national office.


Baseball, Headlines

Phoenix picked third in MSC Baseball Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland received two first-place votes and was picked third in a tight group at the top in the 2017 Mid-South Conference Baseball Preseason Coaches’ Poll released recently by the league office.


Baseball

Baseball radio broadcast schedule set for 2017

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland announced its 2017 baseball radio schedule this week, which includes 38 games over 27 dates beginning February 14. All home contests and all Mid-South Conference games are set for broadcast on 98.9 FM WANT or 1490 AM WCOR and always at www.GoCumberlandAthletics.com.


Baseball

Baseball schedule altered for this weekend's games

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tornadoes that swept through south Mississippi on January 21 have altered this weekend’s Cumberland baseball schedule in the Hattiesburg, Miss., area, forcing host William Carey to find alternate sites for games because of damage to the WCU campus.


Wrestling

Croley wins at 157; Crowell, Turner take second at Cumberland Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nate Croley posted an individual title at 157 and Tony Crowell and Tommie Turner both finished second, leading Phoenix wrestlers on Saturday at the Cumberland Open at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Craft, Madut lead CU track at Jessica Starks Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Danielle Craft won the triple jump, finished second in the 60-meters and fourth in the long jump, Kalea Barnett posted a victory in the shot put and Garang Madut finished first in the 5,000-meters and was a part of the winning distance medley relay, leading the Cumberland track teams on Saturday at the Jessica Starks Open in Columbus, Ohio.


Wrestling

Wrestling posts 34-9 win versus Truett-McConnell

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sammy Rosario pinned his opponent in 90 seconds and Sean Nguyen, Nate Croley and Kyle Delaune all picked up victories by Technical Fall in 18th-ranked Cumberland’s 34-9 win Friday night over Truett-McConnell in wrestling action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Men's hoops holds off Running Eagles, 71-68

MARIETTA Ga. – DeQuan Bond made a career-best four 3-pointers, but both ends of a 1-and-1 with 12.4 seconds left iced the game, as Cumberland built an 18-point second-half lead and held on for a 71-68 victory over Life University in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at The Eagles’ best.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix overcomes slow start for road win

MARIETTA, Ga. – Fourteenth-ranked Cumberland used a 13-2 run in the second half to break open the game and Taliah Moore tied season-highs with 23 points and 12 rebounds in a 65-46 victory over Life University here Thursday night at The Eagles’ Nest in women’s basketball action.


Men's Tennis

Phoenix men ranked 25th in preseason poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 25th in the NAIA Men’s Tennis Preseason Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released this week by the national office.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis ranked 17th in Preseason Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis is ranked 17th in the NAIA Preseason Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released this week by the national office.


Wrestling, Headlines

Nguyen places fourth, Oiveiri fifth at MVC Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Sean Nguyen placed fourth and freshman John Oliveiri finished fifth, leading the Cumberland wrestling team on Saturday at the Missouri Valley College Open in Marshall, Mo.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Tigers edge Phoenix, 64-60

GEORGETOWN, Ky. - Second-ranked Georgetown College put together a 22-6 run to start the second half and Cumberland was never able to recover, dropping a 64-60 decision Saturday night here at the Davis-Reid Alumni Gymnasium in Georgetown, Ky.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Moore's double-double paces CU in 60-45 victory

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Taliah Moore tied a season-high with 23 points and added 12 rebounds and 14th-ranked Cumberland got 21 bench points, ending a two-game losing streak with a 60-45 victory over Georgetown College in women’s basketball here Saturday at Davis-Reid Alumni Gymnasium.


Baseball, Football, Men's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Men's Soccer, Wrestling, Women's Basketball, Women's Cross Country, Women's Golf, Women's Soccer, Women's Tennis, Women's Volleyball, Softball, Bowling, Cheerleading, General, Headlines

133 named to Fall 2016 Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released the Dean’s List for Fall 2016 last week with 133 student-athletes and athletic training majors recognized. The honor is reserved for undergraduate students who achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the spring semester.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Men's hoops claims second MSC victory

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – Cumberland put together a 10-2 run at the beginning of the second half, and netted nine free throws in the remaining minute sending the Phoenix to a 79-67 victory over Shawnee State here Thursday night at Waller Gymnasium.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Late run sends Shawnee State past CU

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – Sixth-ranked Shawnee State put together a 15-4 run to end the contest, breaking open a close game en route to a 79-62 victory over 14th-ranked Cumberland in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at Waller Gymnasium.


Wrestling, Headlines

Wrestling drops to 18th, five individuals ranked for CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped one spot to 18th in the NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 Poll and five individuals – Sammy Rosario, Brandon Weber, Nate Croley, Orlando Nawade and Kyle Delaune – are all ranked in their respective weight classes, as announced late Wednesday by the national office.


Wrestling, Headlines

Rosario garners NAIA Wrestler of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Sammy Rosario earned NAIA Wrestler of the Week accolades on Tuesday after posting three dual match victories and improving his overall mark to 21-4 this academic year, as announced by the national office.


Men's Track & Field, Headlines

Track adds Bertrand, Atkins for spring semester

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland track and field coach Mardy Scales announced the addition of two student-athletes for the spring semester – Murfreesboro native Dante Bertrand and Daytona Beach, Fla., product Xavier Atkins.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball signs Lebanon's Rodrigues

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Lebanon native Kayla Rodrigues to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year. Rodriguez becomes the third signee for the Phoenix in this year’s recruiting class.


Baseball, Headlines

2017 baseball season tickets on sale

LEBANON, Tenn. – Season tickets are now on sale for the 2017 Cumberland baseball season, which includes 29 home games and 11 contests against teams who played in last year’s NAIA Championship Opening Round.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Phoenix women tabbed second in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was picked second in the in the Mid-South Conference Women’s Tennis Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Tuesday by the league office.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Men's tennis picked fourth in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis was selected fourth in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Tuesday by the league office.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Women's hoops moves up one spot to No. 14

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball moved up one spot to No. 14 in this week’s NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, released late Tuesday by the national office.


Wrestling, Headlines

Rosario earns MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Sammy Rosario posted three dual match victories and was voted Mid-South Conference Wrestler of the Week on Monday, as announced by the league office.


Wrestling, Headlines

Wrestling claims dual wins over Southeastern, Ouachita Baptist

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sean Nguyen, Sammy Rosario and Kyle Delaune each posted a pair of victories and 17th-ranked Cumberland jumped ahead early in both duals en route to a 23-13 win against No. 19 Southeastern University and a 27-15 victory over Ouachita Baptist in wrestling action on Saturday in Lakeland, Fla.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Big runs carry Pikeville past Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Twelfth-ranked University of Pikeville put together a 15-0 run at the end of the first half to take control and the Bears ended the contest with a 22-7 spurt in an 84-59 victory in men’s basketball action here Saturday afternoon at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Pikeville overcomes 11-point deficit in 64-61 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – The University of Pikeville ended the game on a 33-17 run over the final 15 minutes, with the 23rd-ranked Bears erasing an 11-point deficit and defeating No. 15 Cumberland, 64-61, in women’s basketball action here Saturday afternoon at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Bowling, Headlines

Bell bowls 290, wins High Game award at Keystone Quaker Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Peyton Bell placed 13th to earn the High Game award and lead the Cumberland bowlers at the Keystone Quaker Classic and the Lehigh Valley Classic over the Christmas break in Allentown, Pa.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

CU-Pikeville named NAIA Game of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland women’s basketball game versus the University of Pikeville this Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center has been selected as the NAIA Game of the Week, presented by Stretch Internet.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Patriots surge past Phoenix, 59-58

LEBANON, Tenn. – The University of the Cumberlands put together a 17-5 run in the opening half, but Cumberland posted three triples in the final minute to get within two dropping a 59-58 decision to the 20th-ranked Patriots in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Moore's 16 points carries CU to 58-46 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Taliah Moore posted 16 points with seven rebounds and Jailen Murphy netted eight of her 12 points in the fourth quarter, helping 15th-ranked Cumberland hold off the University of the Cumberlands, 58-46, in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Brentwood's Kaufman signs with CU volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Brentwood, Tenn., native Keely Kaufman to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year. Kaufman is the second signee for the Phoenix for next season.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball dinner, auction set for January 27

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball will host its annual Leadoff Dinner and Auction at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, January 27 in the Benton Jennings Center on the CU campus. The evening includes a silent and live auction of baseball memorabilia as well as other donated items, with all proceeds benefitting the CU baseball program.


Wrestling, Headlines

Blue Raiders too much for CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sammy Rosario, Brandon Weber and Jon Floyd all posted victories, but 14th-ranked Lindsey Wilson posted four Major Decisions in a 25-13 victory over No. 17 Cumberland in wrestling action Wednesday night in Columbia, Ky.


Softball, Headlines

Softball picked fourth in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was voted fourth in the Mid-South Conference softball Preseason Coaches’ Poll announced Tuesday morning by the league office.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Lindsey Wilson shoots past CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Blue Raiders ended the first half on a 10-0 run and started the second with a 10-4 spurt to lead them to a 90-78 Mid-South conference victory over Cumberland on Monday night here at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Blue Raiders pull away for 76-64 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fourth-ranked Lindsey Wilson used a 10-2 run to end the third quarter and start the fourth period to break open a close game and Chanel Roberts led the Blue Raiders with 21 points in a 76-64 victory over No. 15 Cumberland in women’s basketball action here Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Strong second half carries CU to win

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Diondrey Holt, Jr., scored 10 points early in the second half and a total of 25 for the game while Jamonte Graham added 19 to pace the Phoenix to a 90-79 victory over Fisk University on Saturday, January 7.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Moore, Murphy pace Phoenix at Fisk

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Taliah Moore tied a season-high with 23 points and Jailen Murphy posted 17, as Cumberland raced out to a 25-point lead early in the second quarter and never looked back in an 80-68 victory over Fisk University in women’s basketball action here Saturday at Henderson A. Johnson Gymnasium.


Wrestling, Headlines

Wrestling splits on final day of National Duals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seniors Nate Croley and Sammy Rosario and freshman Robert Enmon all picked up a pair of victories on Friday, as 17th-ranked Cumberland defeated No. 8 Missouri Valley, 33-9, before taking a 26-13 loss to No. 17 Campbellsville University at the NWCA National Duals in Fort Wayne, Ind.


Wrestling, Headlines

Phoenix defeat pair of Top 10 foes at NWCA National Duals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sammy Rosario and Kyle Delaune each won three matches and 17th-ranked Cumberland overcame a slow start in its opening match, winning the final two outings over No. 6 Oklahoma City, 24-14, and versus No. 3 Williams Baptist, 31-7, advancing to the consolation semifinals on Thursday at the NWCA National Duals in Fort Wayne, Ind.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Phoenix ranked 15th in latest NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball moved up four spots to 15th in this week’s NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, as announced late Tuesday by the national office.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Lions down CU, 76-62

LEBANON, Tenn. – Trenton Perry netted four trifectas all being in the first half to help send the Phoenix trailing by nine into the second period but Lindenwood University took a 21 point lead with 2:32 left in the game to secure a 76-62 victory in an exhibition match in St. Charles, Mo., on Monday night.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Garjio Garrido, Ferrando Pea ranked in Oracle/ITA Preseason Ratings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Ainhoa Garjio Garrido and Marta Ferrando Pea are ranked 16th in doubles and Garjio Garrido is 24th in singles in the Oracle/ITA Women’s Tennis Preseason Rankings published recently by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), the governing body of collegiate tennis.


Baseball, Headlines

Cumberland baseball launches giving campaign

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University baseball has begun a campaign to raise $15,000 for stadium and facility upgrades as well as other projects for players and alumni over the next six months, as announced this week by the Cumberland Office of Advancement.


Wrestling, Headlines

Rosario, Croley lead CU wrestling at Midwest Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Sammy Rosario posted four wins and placed seventh at 133 and senior Nate Croley added four victories at 157 for Cumberland wrestling over the weekend at the 38th Annual Midwest Classic in Indianapolis, Ind.


Football, Headlines

Four football players named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland football players – Anthony Bartolomeo, Ryan Jordan, Chandler Peeples and Nytrellis Ross – were named 2016 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes on Monday, as announced by the national office.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

CU drops 73-67 decision on road

LEBANON, Tenn. – Delaryn Dodd netted a total of 17 points and had 10 rebounds as the Phoenix went on an early 11-4 spurt in the second half to help get within just one point of Dalton State but the Roadrunners would close out the game with a 73-67 victory in the final day of the Roadrunner Booster Club Classic.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Strong third quarter pushes CU past Huntington, 76-69

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jailen Murphy and Nicole Bowers each scored 18 points and 19th-ranked Cumberland used a 16-3 run to end the third quarter to break open a close game in a 76-69 victory over Huntington University in women’s basketball action Saturday in Huntington, Ind.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Men's hoops completes comeback in 81-77 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jamonte Graham and Cameron Johnson each made two free throws in the final 45 seconds of overtime, as Cumberland overcame an 11-point deficit with 10 minutes left in regulation and pulled out an 81-77 victory over Carver College in men’s basketball action Friday in Dalton, Ga.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Creek Wood's Williams inks with CU golf

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland golf coach Rich Williams announced the signing of White Bluff, Tenn., native Cindy Williams to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Holt, Townes lead CU past Wildcats

LEBANON, Tenn. – Diondrey Holt, Jr., recorded 20 points and Rhyan Townes netted a season high 17 points and eight rebounds as Jamonte Graham collected 16 points and Ronell Abaekobe added 13 in an 87-85 victory over host Bethel University on Wednesday, December 14.


Archery, General

Cumberland adding archery, hires Hudson as head coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the addition of archery to the list of sports offered by the institution for the 2017-18 academic year and the hiring of Mt. Juliet resident Mike Hudson as the coach for the co-ed team.


Softball, Headlines

Phoenix announce 2017 softball schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the team’s 2017 schedule on Tuesday, which includes 26 home games and 11 contests against teams that reached the NAIA Championships last season.


Football, Headlines

Jernigan named AFCA-NAIA All-American

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior linebacker Nathan Jernigan was named a Second Team All-American by the American Football Coaches Association on Tuesday, as announced by the AFCA and the NAIA.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer ends season ranked 15th

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland finished the 2016 season ranked 15th in the postseason edition of the NAIA Women's Soccer Coaches Top 25 Poll, the national office last week.


Wrestling, Headlines

Five individuals ranked in latest NAIA Top 20 Wrestling Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped one spot to No. 18 in the team rankings and five individuals – Sammy Rosario, Austin Meyn, Nate Croley, Orlando Nawade and Kyle Delaune – were all ranked individually in the latest edition of the NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 Poll, as announced by the national office.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Golf signs transfer Patton

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland golf coach Rich Williams announced the signing of Wiltshire, England, native Dominic Patton this week to scholarship papers for the 2017-18 academic year.


Softball, Headlines

Softball signs Union City's Faught

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Union City, Tenn., native Ashley Faught this week to scholarship papers for the 2017-18 academic year.


Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Beech's Park inks with CU cross country

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Beech High School product Elaine Park this week to scholarship papers for the 2017-18 academic year.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Early start pushes men's hoops past Martin Methodist

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jamonte Graham posted a season high 22 points, while three other players scored double-figures to lead Cumberland to a 89-74 victory over Martin Methodist, here at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center on Saturday, December 10. Cameron Johnson added 15 points, Joseph Wilbert netted 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds and Diondrey Holt, Jr., recorded 13.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Litchford signs with CU volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Springfield, Tenn., native Keri Litchford to scholarship papers for the 2017-18 academic year.


Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Clarksville native Grose signs with CU cross country

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing this week of Clarksville, Tenn., native Anna Grose to scholarship papers for the 2017-18 academic year.


Softball, Headlines

Phoenix inks Owensboro's Phelps

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Owensboro, Ky., native Shelby Phelps to scholarship papers for the 2017-18 academic year.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Five womens's soccer players earn NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer players Madeline Barbier, Olivia Chu, Kaitlen Kisiloski, Taylor Nay and Dayle Weslosky were all named 2016 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced last Friday by the national office during the NAIA Championships in Orange Beach, Ala.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Five volleyball players earn NAIA Scholar-Athlete accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball players Michelle Evans, Maco Lerno, Ashley Sherrick, Caprisha Webster and Amanda Worrell were all named 2016 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced last Friday by the national office during the NAIA Championships in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Shires, Holloway named Honorable Mention All-Americans

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Emily Shires and sophomore Rebecca Holloway were both named Honorable Mention All-Americans, as voted on by the NAIA All-America Committee and announced yesterday by the national office.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Reilly, Schwartz, West named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer players Tom Reilly, Dylan Schwartz and Alex West were named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the national office last Friday during the NAIA Championships in Delray Beach, Fla.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Headlines

CU women's game canceled, men's contest moved to 2 p.m.

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s women’s basketball game scheduled for Saturday against Carver College has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances by the Cougars while the CU men’s basketball game versus Martin Methodist has been moved up to a 2 p.m. start on Saturday.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Women's hoops ranked 19th in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up four spots to No. 19 in the first regular season edition of the 2016-17 NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday.


Baseball, Headlines

Hunt announces 2017 baseball schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Woody Hunt announced the 2017 baseball schedule this week, which includes 29 home games and 25 contests against teams who played in last year’s NAIA Championship Opening Round.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Moore garners Mid-South Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Taliah Moore was voted Mid-South Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Monday, posting a pair of double-doubles to open conference play for the Phoenix.


Wrestling, Headlines

Wrestling posts 25-13 dual match victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sammy Rosario won by Fall and George Clemens IV and Kyle Delaune each picked up Major Decisions in 17th-ranked Cumberland’s 25-13 victory over Limestone College in wrestling action Thursday night in Gaffney, S.C.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Holt, Dodd pace men's hoops victory

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Diondrey Holt netted 18 points and Delaryn Dodd posted 15 points and seven rebounds, including a huge board on a missed 1-and-1 in the final seconds, and Cumberland made just enough plays to come away with a 72-69 victory over 11th-ranked Campbellsville in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Powell Athletic Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Phoenix fall in OT at Campbellsville

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Nicole Bowers collected 22 points and 16 rebounds and Taliah Moore added 21 points and 11 assists, but 23rd-ranked Cumberland went 1-for-6 with three turnovers in overtime and dropped a 91-83 decision to No. 4 Campbellsville University here Thursday night at the Powell Athletic Center.


Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer, Headlines

Grant takes over men's soccer, Davies new head coach for women

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced changes in the Phoenix soccer programs on Thursday, with Adam Grant taking over the head coaching duties of the men’s program and Brian Davies taking over the head coach responsibility for the women’s team effective immediately.


Football, Headlines

Twelve football players named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Twelve Cumberland football players were recently named Academic All-Mid-South Conference, as announced by the league office. Student-athletes must be a sophomore, junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.25 grade-point-average to be eligible for the award.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Running Eagles edge Phoenix, 73-67

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cameron Johnson scored 20 points for the Phoenix, netting 15 in the first half while Delaryn Dodd recorded 13 points and Joseph Wilbert grabbed 12 rebounds but a late 16-5 spurt for Life University sent them to a 73-67 Mid-South conference victory at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center on Monday night.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Moore's double-double paces big CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Taliah Moore collected her first double-double of the season with 23 points and 10 rebounds, Nicole Bowers added 20 points and 23rd-ranked Cumberland used a 22-5 run in the first quarter to open the game and never look back in an 88-58 victory over Life University in women’s basketball action here Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Wrestling, Headlines

Delaune earns MSC Wrestler of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Kyle Delaune improved to 4-2 on the year with a pin of Reinhardt University's Austin Brown in CU's 33-3 dual match victory over the Eagles, earning Mid-South Conference Wrestler of the Week honors, as announced Monday by the league office.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer season ends in 4-0 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Bethany Balcer scored early in both halves and top-ranked Spring Arbor added two more goals in the second period in a 4-0 victory over No. 16 Cumberland in the Round of 16 at the NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championships on Monday in Orange Beach, Ala.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Late run sends CU women to first loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Taliah Moore’s 3-pointer at the buzzer rimmed out and John Brown ended the game on a 15-2 run to post a 66-64 victory over No. 23 Cumberland on Saturday morning at the Jackson Rotary Classic in Jackson, Tenn.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Phoenix pull out 53-49 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Taliah Moore posted 10 points and Katherine Griffith and Julia Fox each netted field goals to put 23rd-ranked Cumberland ahead for good in the fourth quarter in a 53-49 victory over No. 25 Carroll College on Friday morning at the Jackson Rotary Classic in Jackson, Tenn.


Wrestling, Headlines

Wrestling takes 33-3 victory at Reinhardt

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Kyle Delaune won by Fall and seven other Cumberland wrestlers picked up Decisions in a 33-3 Mid-South Conference victory over Reinhardt University on Wednesday afternoon in Waleska, Ga.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Four score in double digits in 87-71 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four players scored in double digit figures to lead Cumberland to a 87-71 victory over Freed-Hardeman on Tuesday, November 22 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center. Diondrey Holt, Jr., netted 21 points, Jamonte Graham added 18 while Joseph Wilbert collected 12 and Delaryn Dodd recorded 10 for the Phoenix.


Wrestling, Headlines

Clemens loses in 125 finals at Joe Parisi Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman George Clemens IV posted three Major Decisions and a pin en route to the finals at 125, leading the Cumberland wrestlers at the Joe Parisi Open on Saturday in St. Charles, Mo.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Headlines

Kalkhoff named CU tennis coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the hiring of Norman Kalkhoff as the tennis coach for the Phoenix. Kalkhoff brings more than 25 years of experience coaching at the high, collegiate and club levels.


Wrestling, Headlines

Carroll places second at King Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Matt Carroll won three of his four bouts to place second and senior Christian Varner, freshman Javon Walker and freshman Josh Elpers all placed third for Cumberland on Sunday at the King University Open in Bristol, Tenn.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Fast start propels women's hoops to 71-34 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Twenty-third ranked Cumberland started the game with a 14-0 run and led 25-5 at the end of one quarter en route to a 71-34 victory over Hiwassee College in women’s basketball action here Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Football, Headlines

Jernigan voted MSC West Defensive POY again

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nathan Jernigan was voted Mid-South Conference West Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight season while Chandler Peeples, Justus Dauscha and Jernigan earned First Team All-Mid-South Conference West Division honors and Michael Green was a Second Team selection, as announced recently by the league office.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Bowers garners MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Nicole Bowers earned her second Mid-South Conference Player of the Week honor this season on Monday after setting career-bests with 31 points and 21 rebounds in a road victory at No. 21 Talladega College and posting 19 points and 14 points versus Fisk University.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Weslosky, Kisiloski named Academic All-Americans

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Dayle Weslosky was named to the 2016 Academic All-America® Women’s Soccer College Division First Team and junior Kaitlen Kisiloski earned Second Team honors, as published by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) recently.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Cold spell sends CU women to exhibition loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Taliah Moore collected 13 points and seven rebounds and Julia Fox added nine points, but a second quarter shooting slump put Cumberland in a hole that it could not recover from in a 63-47 exhibition loss to Kentucky Wesleyan in women’s basketball action Saturday in Owensboro, Ky.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Second-half rally falls short for CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Will Shelton posted 25 points while Trenton Perry added 18, netting six 3-pointers to lead the Phoenix in an exhibition match against the University of North Alabama on Saturday afternoon. CU tied the game late in the second half before UNA’s Sharwyn McGee made two jump shots and a free throw in the final minute to secure the Lions 82-77 victory.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Chu nets game-winner with 61 seconds remaining

LEBANON, Tenn. – Olivia Chu’s shot snuck just inside the near post with just 61 seconds remaining and 16th-ranked Cumberland eeked out a 2-1 victory over No. 14 John Brown in the NAIA Women’s Soccer Championship Opening Round here Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Football, Headlines

Campagne voted MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Alex Campagne was voted the Mid-South Conference West Defensive Player of the Week on Monday after posting seven tackles with one tackle for loss, an interception and a blocked extra point at East Tennessee State, as announced by the league office.


Wrestling, Headlines

Phoenix blank Bellarmine, 52-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seniors Kyle Delaune and Tommie Turner put an exclamation point on Thursday’s 52-0 victory over Bellarmine University with pins in less than two minutes and senior Orlando Nawade posted a Major Decision for Cumberland in wrestling action here at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Wrestling, Headlines

Wrestling posts wins over Newberry, St. Andrews

LEBANON, Tenn. – Orlando Nawade posted a Technical Fall and Kyle Delaune picked up a Major Decision, helping Cumberland to a 24-16 victory over Division II Newberry College and the Phoenix also defeated St. Andrews University, 39-3, on Saturday in Laurinburg, N.C.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Fast start sends CU past Fisk

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jamonte Graham netted 18 points, including a total of 10 in the first half while Rhyan Townes added 13 and Diondrey Holt, Jr., recorded 12 to lead the Phoenix past Fisk University on Wednesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Murphy, Bowers lead women's hoops over Fisk

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nicole Bowers posted her sixth double-double with 19 points and 14 rebounds and Jailen Murphy hit a pair of 3-pointers and netted 15 points in Cumberland’s 79-65 victory over Fisk University in women’s basketball action here Wednesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Bowers posts 31 points, 21 boards in road win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Nicole Bowers set career-bests with 31 points and 21 rebounds and 23rd-ranked Cumberland used a 16-4 run in the fourth quarter to break open a tie game and post a 63-52 victory over No. 21 Talladega College on Monday night in Talladega, Ala.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Skyhawks pull away from Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ronell Abaekobe, Joseph Wilbert and Drexler Davis netted eight points each but UT Martin’s Kedar Edwards recorded a total of 23 points, and Jacolby Mobley added five 3-pointers as the Phoenix dropped a 95-64 decision during an exhibition match in Martin, Tenn., on Tuesday night.


Wrestling, Headlines

Crowell takes second at Georgia College Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tony Crowell won his first three matches and finished second while Christian Varner posted two wins and John Oliveiri picked up three for the Cumberland wrestlers on Saturday at the Georgia College Open in Franklin Springs, Ga.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer hosting John Brown in NAIA Opening Round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will host John Brown University in the NAIA Championship Opening Round this Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field, as announced Monday by the national office.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Bowers, Moore lead CU to 63-57 road victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Taliah Moore scored 16 points, Nicole Bowers posted her fourth double-double of the season with 10 points and 14 rebounds and 23rd-ranked Cumberland overcame another sloppy fourth quarter in a 63-57 victory over Bryan College on Saturday in Dayton, Tenn.


Football, Headlines

Phoenix fall in season finale, 23-16

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Justin Snyder passed for 226 yards and rushed for 53 yards with two touchdowns, but Cumberland was unable to mount a game-tying touchdown drive in the second half and dropped a 23-16 decision to East Tennessee State in the season finale for the Phoenix here Saturday at Kermit Tipton Stadium-Steve Spurrier Field.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Two late goals sink Phoenix in championship game

BOWLING GREEN, Tenn. – Lyana Perez scored twice on rebounds in the final seven minutes and then cleared a shot off the goal line in the final seconds, giving fourth-ranked Lindsey Wilson a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over No. 16 Cumberland in the championship match of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Championships here Friday night at Jim Ross Field.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Three runners earn Second Team All-MSC accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland posted its best finishes at the conference championships – fourth for the men and fifth for the women – since the program was revived and Garang Madut, Riley Kilian and Claudia Tepox all earned Second Team All-Mid-South Conference honors, as announced by the league this past weekend.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Lions hold off Phoenix, 73-70

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Cumberland scored 42 points in the second half but a slow start for the Phoenix led to a 73-70 loss to host Freed-Hardeman on Thursday, November 10. Three players scored in double-figures as Diondrey Holt, Jr. netted 13 points and went 5-for-6 at the line, Cameron Johnson added another 13 and Telvin Wilkerson recorded 10.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Phoenix drop 3-2 decision in MSC Tourney

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Amanda Worrell recorded her 14th game with double-figure kills collecting 17 on the night while Sara Glassman had 26 assists and Kara Snell posted 21 digs in a hard-fought five set loss to Campbellsville University in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Second-half goal ends men's soccer season

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland controlled almost the entire match, but Guilherme Fanck netted one of the few chances in the match for sixth-ranked Campbellsville University and the Tigers held off the Phoenix, 1-0, in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Championships on Thursday night in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Three players in double figures in 69-62 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nicole Bowers recorded 20 points and 15 rebounds, Taliah Moore added 13 points and Janisha Lindsey handed out 10 assists in 23rd-ranked Cumberland’s 69-62 victory Middle Georgia State in women’s basketball action Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Moreland, Chu goals carry CU to 2-0 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Savannah Moreland netted a goal in the 13th minute and Olivia Chu added a score in the 38th minute, leading 16th-ranked Cumberland to a 2-0 victory over No. 24 Georgetown College in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Championships on Thursday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Lerno, Markovic, Worrell voted Second Team All-MSC

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Cumberland University’s Maci Lerno, Isidora Markovic and Amanda Worrell earned Second Team All-MSC honors, announced by the league office during the banquet on Wednesday night before the conference tournament.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer moves up two spots to No. 16

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up two spots to No. 16 in this week’s NAIA Women's Soccer Coaches Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday. The national championship qualifiers and final MRPI will be announced Monday, November 14 at 11 a.m. CST via a live selection show.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

11 volleyball players named MSC Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – 11 Cumberland volleyball players earned Academic All Mid-South Conference honors announced on Tuesday by the league office.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Bowers voted MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Nicole Bowers was voted Mid-South Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Monday, posting a pair of double-doubles in two victories for the Phoenix to open the season.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Kambeitz garners MSC Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland sophomore Ashey Kambeitz garnered Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week honors on Monday, posting her ninth shutout of the year in a 2-0 victory over Campbellsville University in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships in Bowling Green, Ky.


Wrestling, Headlines

Rosario wins at 133 in season-opening Patriot Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sammy Rosario won his weight class at 133, Austin Meyn lost in the finals at 141, Orlando Nawade placed third with a victory in the wrestleback and Evan Cole and Tommie Turner each finished fourth for Cumberland wrestling on its first weekend of competition Saturday at the Patriot Open in Williamsburg, Ky.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Snell named MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland sophomore Kara Snell was voted Mid-South Conference Defender of the Week announced on Monday.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Fox's fast start leads CU to 65-51 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Julia Fox netted 16 of her 19 points in the first half, Taliah Moore posted 17 points and Nicole Bowers collected her second double-double with 13 points and 16 rebounds in 23rd-ranked Cumberland’s 65-51 victory over Indiana-Southeast in women’s basketball action Saturday in New Albany, Ind.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Phoenix fall in OT to Foresters

LEBANON, Tenn. – Diondrey Holt, Jr. would have animpressive game, netting 20 points and leading three other players to double-figures including Telvin Wilkerson posting 12 points in the second day of the Huntington Classic. Huntington’s Tyler Arens tallied 23 points and Mike Bush added 15 in an 83-78 overtime victory Saturday, in Huntington, Ind.


Football, Headlines

Football falls short at Faulkner, 31-28

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Cumberland trailed 17-0 to start the game and was never able to recover, missing a field goal in the third quarter and fumbling at the Faulkner 30 late in the contest in a 31-28 loss to the Eagles here Saturday at John Mark Stalling Field.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Madut, Kilian pace harriers at MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Garang Madut and freshman Riley Kilian each finished 13th and five Cumberland cross country runners placed in the Top 20 at the Mid-South Conference Championships on Saturday at Phil Moore Park in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball to face Campbellsville in MSC Tourney

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland volleyball team will face Campbellsville University in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at South Warren High School in Bowling Green, Ky, announced Saturday by the league office.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Men's hoops falls short on road

LEBANON, Tenn. – Diondrey Holt, Jr. netted 16 points and Jamonte Graham added 13 but a late second-half spurt with a 17-8 run would carry first-ranked Univ. of Saint Francis [IN] over Cumberland in the opening day of the Huntington Classic on Friday night.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

CU sweeps Bears on senior night

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kara Snell posted 13 digs and Maci Lerno accounted for nine kills and ten digs to lead Cumberland to a sweep over the Univ. of Pikeville during senior night on Friday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center. Amanda Worrell recorded 10 kills in the mid-south conference match-up and Rachel Clement tallied 18 assists to close out CU’s regular season schedule.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Phoenix cruise to 5-0 victory

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Five different Cumberland players scored and the Phoenix dominated from start to finish, posting a 5-0 victory over Georgetown in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Championships here Friday night at Jim Ross Field.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Five cross country runners named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country runners Garang Madut, Taylor Blankenship, Michaela Postell, Alesa Steiner and Claudia Tepox were all named Academic All-Mid-South Conference on Thursday, as announced by the league office.


Football, Headlines

Bates, Peeples earn Academic All-District accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland juniors Chandler Peeples and Josh Bates were voted CoSIDA to the College Division Academic All-District® 2 football team, as announced this week by the national organization. Peeples and Bates are now eligible for the CoSIDA Academic All-America team later last season.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Six CU players earn First Team All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Bennet Strutz, Valentine Murombo, Marty Owens, Elliot Goodwin, Brian McNamara and Daniel Williams earned First Team All-Mid-South Conference honors while Tom Reilly and Sondre Risa each garnered Second Team accolades, as announced Thursday night by the league office at the pre-tournament banquet in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Worrell posts season-high in 3-2 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Amanda Worrell posted a season-high 20 kills in Cumberland’s five set loss to the Univ. of the Cumberlands at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center on Thursday night. Maci Lerno recorded her 14th double-double of the season with 11 kills and 16 digs in the mid-south conference match-up.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Awuku-Darkoh, Kisiloski score in CU victory

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Connie Awuku-Darkoh scored in the first half and Kaitlen Kisiloski netted a goal in the second period in 18th-ranked Cumberland’s 2-0 victory over Campbellsville University here Thursday evening in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Championships at Jim Ross Field.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Late run pushes women's hoops past Talladega

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nicole Bowers posted 19 points and 19 rebounds, Julia Fox added 14 points with a pair of 3-pointers, as 23rd-ranked Cumberland used a 13-2 run in the final quarter to break open a tie game en route to a 66-59 victory over 21st-ranked Talladega in women’s basketball action here Wednesday night.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Four women earn First and Second Team All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Ashley Kambeitz, Maria Brenes, Rebecca Holloway and Emily Shires were voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference and Luca Jöns, Kaitlen Kisiloski, Mariah Aplin and Savannah Moreland each garnered Second Team accolades, as announced Wednesday night by the league office at the pre-tournament banquet in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Thirteen Phoenix players named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Thirteen Cumberland men’s soccer players were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference, as announced Wednesday by the league office. The Mid-South Conference Championships for men’s soccer begins Friday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Daniel shoots 75, Polston 76 on final day of TNU Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Garrett Daniel shot three-over par 75 and tied for 11th while junior Zach Polston carded his second straight 76 for the Cumberland men’s golf team on Tuesday at the 2016 Trevecca Men’s Invitational at Foxland Harbor Golf and Country Club in Gallatin, Tenn.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Fourteen women's soccer players named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fourteen Cumberland women’s soccer players were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference, as announced Tuesday by the league office in advance of the conference tournament that begins Thursday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Men's soccer set to face Georgetown in conference tourney

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer will face Georgetown College in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships on Friday at 5 p.m. at Warren East High School in Bowling Green, Ky., as announced Tuesday evening by the league office.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Graham's 3-point play boosts CU, 69-68

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Jamonte Graham drove the length of the floor in the final six seconds, hitting a layup plus the foul shot with 0.2 seconds remaining, netting the winning points in a thrilling 69-68 victory over Oakwood University in the season-opener for the Phoenix here Tuesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Phoenix fall to No. 18 in latest NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped two spots to No. 18 in the latest NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, released Tuesday by the national office.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Daniel cards opening 74, tied for 11th

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Garrett Daniel carded a two-over par 74 and junior Zach Polston shot 76, leading the Cumberland men’s golf team on Monday at the 2016 Trevecca Men’s Invitational at Foxland Harbor Golf and Country Club in Gallatin, Tenn.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer faces Campbellsville in MSC Tourney

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer will face Campbellsville University at 5 p.m. on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships in Bowling Green, Ky., as announced Monday afternoon by the league office.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Armstrong's goal, assist lead 4-0 CU win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Josh Armstrong scored a goal and assisted on another, as Cumberland netted four goals in the first half in a 4-0 victory over Georgetown College in men’s soccer action Saturday in Georgetown, Ky.


Football, Headlines

Phoenix scores in final minute, wins in 2OTs, 62-55

MCKENZIE, Tenn. – Nineteenth-ranked Bethel University scored 24 points in the fourth quarter, but Cumberland tied the contest in the final minute and Justin Snyder rushed for three touchdowns and passed for three as well in a 62-55 double overtime victory here Saturday night at Wildcat Stadium.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Aplin's late goal helps CU to 1-1 draw

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mariah Aplin’s goal through traffic in front of the net with three seconds remaining sent the match to extra time and 16th-ranked Cumberland played the final 15-plus minutes with just 10 players in a 1-1 draw versus Georgetown College on Saturday in women’s soccer action at Toyota Stadium in Georgetown, Ky.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Phoenix secure road victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Mikayla Wickham helped lead Cumberland to a sweep over host Tennessee Wesleyan on Friday, October 28 recording 10 kills while Sara Glassman tallied 19 assists and Kara Snell posted 18 digs.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Weslosky, Kisiloski garner Academic All-District accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Dayle Weslosky and junior Kaitlen Kisiloski were named to the CoSIDA College Division Academic All-District® 2 women’s soccer team, as announced this week by the national organization. Both players are now entered into the pool of candidates for the CoSIDA Academic All-America team.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Reilly earns second Academic All-District honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Tom Reilly was voted CoSIDA College Division Academic All-District® 2 men’s soccer team, as announced this week by the national organization. Reilly is now eligible for the CoSIDA Academic All-America team, for which he was named to the Second Team last season.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

CU will face Carroll, John Brown in Jackson Rotary Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball will face Carroll College and John Brown University in the Jackson Rotary Classic at Oman Arena in Jackson, Tenn., on November 25-26, as announced Thursday. Thirteen of the 14 teams in the two-day tournament are ranked in the NAIA Preseason Coaches’ Top 25 Poll.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

CU drops four spots to No. 16 in Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer dropped four spots to No. 16 in this week’s NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, released late Tuesday by the national office.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Women's hoops ranked 23rd in NAIA Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball is ranked 23rd in the Preseason Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office, one of five Mid-South Conference teams in the poll.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Phoenix drop Bearcats in three

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kara Snell posted a season high of 31 digs in Cumberland’s sweep over Brescia University on October 25, 2016 in Owensboro, Ky. Maci Lerno recorded a double-double in the Phoenix victory with 10 kills and 12 digs and Sara Glassman collected 17 assists.


Football, Headlines

Campagne named TSWA Player of the Week

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Cumberland defensive back Alex Campagne was named the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Defensive Player of the Week on Wednesday, posting nine tackles, forcing a fumble, returning another fumble 12 yards and recording two pass breakups in CU's victory over Campbellsville University.


Wrestling, Headlines

Phoenix ranked 17th in Preseason Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 17th in the NAIA Wrestling Preseason Coaches’ Top 20 Poll and five individuals are ranked in their respective weight classes, including Sammy Rosario, Nate Croley, Peter Donchev, Orlando Nawade and Kyle Delaune, as announced recently by the national office.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Women's golf ends fall with 16-shot victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Raquel Romero Valverde tied for low medalist honors and juniors Abbey Burgdorf and Morgan Stuckey each finished in the Top 5, leading the Cumberland women to a 16-stroke team victory at the RedHawk Invitational on Tuesday at Canebrake Club in Athens, Ala.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women fall short on Senior Day, 2-1

LEBANON, Tenn. – Olivia Chu netted the equalizer for 12th-ranked Cumberland in the 57th minute, but Yvonne Ploeg broke through for the game-winner in the 79th minute to carry fourth-ranked Lindsey Wilson to a 2-1 victory over the Phoenix here Tuesday afternoon in women’s soccer action at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Football, Headlines

Johnson voted MSC West Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland freshman Kendall Johnson was voted the Mid-South Conference West Division Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after scoring the winning touchdown in CU’s 46-40 victory over Campbellsville University and amassing 210 all-purpose yards in the game, as announced by the league office.


Cheerleading, Headlines

CU Dance Team offering clinic Nov. 5

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland dance team will hold a one-day clinic for ages 5-14 on Saturday, November 5, from 9-11 a.m. at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Football, Headlines

Football outlasts Campbellsville, 46-40

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kendall Johnson’s three-yard TD run, scored on second effort, capped a 13-play, 91-yard drive and the Cumberland defense held one final time, preserving a 46-40 victory over Campbellsville University here Saturday night at Nokes-Lasater Field on Senior Day and Homecoming.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Four harriers finish in Top 15 at St. Louis Fall Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Amber Mays and sophomore Claudia Tepox both finished in the Top 15 for the women and seniors Garang Madut and Tanner Harp did the same for the men, leading the Cumberland cross country teams at the St. Louis Fall Classic in St. Louis, Mo., on Saturday.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Second-half goals sink men's soccer, 2-1

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams scored at the 81-minute mark on an assist from Brian McNamara, but eighth-ranked Thomas University’s Jarrod Ingram netted a pair of goals early in the second half and held off a furious really from 23rd-ranked Cumberland in a 2-1 Nighthawks victory Saturday in Thomasville, Ga.


Wrestling, Headlines

CU tied for second in MSC Wrestling Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestling received three first-place votes and tied for second in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll released recently by the league office.


Bowling, Headlines

Denson places 24th for CU at Orange and Black

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Rickie Denson placed 24th overall for the women and senior Anh Nguyen was the top finisher for the men for the Cumberland bowling teams last weekend at the Orange and Black Classic in Dayton, Ohio.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Newcomer Watson wins Homecoming design contest

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball player Kerrice Watson was recently named the winner of the 2016 Homecoming T-Shirt Design Contest. The shirts are available this week through the Alumni and Development Office at CU and at the Alumni tent during tailgating before Saturday’s football game against Campbellsville University.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Phoenix ranked 12th in Coaches' Poll, 13th in MRPI

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer is ranked 13th in the latest 2016 NAIA Modified Ratings Percentage Index (MRPI) and 12th in this week’s NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, as released by the national office.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Men's soccer ranked 23rd in Top 25, 25th in MRPI

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer is ranked 25th in the latest 2016 NAIA Modified Ratings Percentage Index (MRPI), released late Wednesday by the national office.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Early goals send CU to 3-1 defeat

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rebecca Holloway netted her sixth goal of the season for 12th-ranked Cumberland, but Georgia Gwinnett scored twice in the first six minutes and added another goal later in the first half in a 3-1 victory over the Phoenix on Wednesday night in Lawrenceville, Ga.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Men's golf places 13th at Tennessee Collegiate

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seniors Ian Whittemore and Zach Johnson and sophomore Garrett Daniel all struggled to a final round 80 on Tuesday and Cumberland dropped one spot to 13th as a team on the final day of the Bojangles Tennessee Intercollegiate at Tennessee National Golf Club in Loudon, Tenn.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball hosting three clinics for all ages

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball will host skills clinics for all ages on October 29, November 13 and December 11 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center. All three clinics are limited to the first 35 people who sign-up.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Tigers defeat Phoenix in four

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped a 3-1 decision to Campbellsville University on Tuesday, October 18 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center with Maci Lerno posting a double-double recording 14 kills and 13 digs and Kara Snell tallying 21 digs in the mid-south conference match-up.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Blue Raiders shutout CU, 3-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andrew Revanales scored twice in the first four minutes and Aleksi Pahkasalo added a goal in the final minute in 16th-ranked Lindsey Wilson’s 3-0 victory over No. 19 Cumberland in men’s soccer action here Tuesday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Daniel tied for first after opening 69

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Garrett Daniel carded a three-under par 69 to tie for first place but Cumberland struggled as a team, shooting 31 to stand 12th among 15 teams after the first day of the Bojangles Tennessee Intercollegiate at Tennessee National Golf Club in Loudon, Tenn.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Madut places 12th at Berry Invitational

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Garang Madut finished 12th and sophomore Claudia Tepox led the women with a 45th-place showing for the Cumberland cross country teams on Saturday at the Berry Invitational in Mt. Berry, Ga.


Football, Headlines

Reinhardt too much for CU, 44-27

WALESKA, Ga. – Ryan Thompson passed for 278 yards and two touchdowns and Dominique Swope scored three times on the ground in third-ranked Reinhardt University’s 44-27 victory over Cumberland in football action here Saturday at Ken White Field.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Cox, Beshears ink with CU volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of a pair of Harpeth High School products – Kailynn Beshears and Hannah Cox – to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Phoenix fall in straight sets

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Phoenix fell to host Lindsey Wilson in a three set match on Thursday, October 13, while Rachel Clement recorded 14 assists and Michelle Evans posted eight kills, Maci Lerno tallied seven and Mikayla Wickham recorded six.


Baseball, Headlines

CU baseball hosting annual pancake breakfast, garage sale

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball will hold its annual Pancake Breakfast and Garage Sale on the CU campus from 6 a.m. until Noon on Saturday, November 5.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Aplin's two goals, assist lead 4-0 CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mariah Aplin scored twice and handed out an assist, as 12th-ranked Cumberland netted four second-half goals in a 4-0 victory over Campbellsville University in women’s soccer action here Wednesday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Men's hoops picked seventh in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland men’s basketball team was voted seventh in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll announced on Wednesday.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Phoenix women picked fifth in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was picked fifth in the Mid-South Conference Women’s Basketball Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Wednesday by the league office, though the Phoenix were just eight points from second place in the list of eight teams.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

CU men ranked 19th in this week's NAIA Coaches' Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s spot jumped four spots to No. 19 in this week’s NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, announced late Tuesday by the national office.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball wins in four over Eagles, sweeps Lions

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman, Rachel Clement posted 47 assists combined while Michelle Evans recorded 24 kills to help lead the Phoenix to a 3-1 win over Asbury University and a sweep over Freed-Hardeman University in the nightcap at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center on October 11, 2016.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Phoenix ranked 12th in latest NAIA Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up two spots to No. 12 in this week’s NAIA Women's Soccer Coaches Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Valverde, CU women both finish second at Blue Raider Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Raquel Romero Valverde carded a final-round 76 to place second individually and Cumberland’s women finished second as a team on Tuesday at the Blue Raider Classic in Columbia, Ky.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Late goals send CU to 3-1 defeat

LEBANON, Tenn. – Yudai Yamaguchi and Ignacio Mangada each posted a goal and an assist, as eighth-ranked Campbellsville University scored three times in the final 18 minutes in a 3-1 victory over No. 23 Cumberland in men’s soccer action here Tuesday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Valverde cards 78, CU second at Blue Raider Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Raquel Romero Valverde carded an opening-round 78 and junior Abbey Burgdorf collected a 79, leading the Cumberland women’s golf team on Monday at the Blue Raider Classic in Columbia, Ky.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Strutz, Williams garner Mid-South POW honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland sophomores Daniel Williams and Bennet Strutz were voted the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, on Monday for their efforts in a 3-1 road victory by the Phoenix against No. 21 Lindenwood-Belleville, as announced by the league office.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Shires nets two more goals in 3-2 CU win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Emily Shires scored twice and Dayle Weslosky added a penalty kick, as 14th-ranked Cumberland overcame an early deficit and held off Auburn Montgomery, 3-2, in women’s soccer action Saturday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Football, Headlines

Football rushes to 28-16 victory

GRAYSON, Ky. – Austin Chaplin and Dezmon Huntley combined for 210 rushing yards and four touchdowns and Alex Campagne picked off two passes, as Cumberland grinded out a 28-16 victory over Kentucky Christian in football action here Saturday.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Cumberland claims 3-0 victory over Bears

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mikayla Wickham posted 13 kills and Sara Glassman recorded a double-double with 22 assists and 13 digs to help lead the Phoenix past Shawnee State in three sets on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Georgetown tops Volleyball in three

LEBANON, Tenn. – Maci Lerno posted a double-double, recording 10 kills and 11 digs and Sara Glassman tallied 15 assists in a hard-fought, three set loss to nationally ranked Georgetown College on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Ramsey inks with CU volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Dickson, Tenn., native Cierra Ramsey to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year. Ramsey is the first CU signee for next season.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Williams' two goals lead 3-1 CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams netted a pair of goals and Ryan Noble-Walker added his second goal in two matches in 23rd-ranked Cumberland’s 3-1 victory over No. 21 Lindenwood-Belleville in men’s soccer action Wednesday afternoon in Belleville, Ill.


Bowling, Headlines

Bell, Denson, Taylor lead bowlers in two events

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Peyton Bell placed 11th while Rickie Denson and Lauren Taylor finished in the Top 30 at the Louisville Collegiate Classic, leading the Cumberland bowlers this past weekend in two Mid-South Conference events.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer ranked 14th in this week's NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer moved up one spot to 14th in this week’s NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 poll, released late Tuesday by the national office. CU posted a 1-0 victory on Tuesday at the University of the Cumberlands to remain unbeaten in its last seven outings.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Men drop to No. 23 in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped one spot to 23rd in this week’s NAIA Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Maynord's second-half goal provides 1-0 CU win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Alys Maynord netted her first goal of the season early in the second half and Ashley Kambeitz posted three saves in 15th-ranked Cumberland’s 1-0 victory over the University of the Cumberlands in women’s soccer action Tuesday afternoon in Williamsburg, Ky.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

REMINDER: Volleyball hosting tryout camp for high school players

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball will host a tryout for high school players looking to play at the collegiate level on Saturday, October 8 from 8:30-10 a.m. at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Women's golf tied for 24th in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland tied for 24th in the latest NAIA Women’s Golf Top 25 Coaches’ Poll released over the weekend by the national office.


Softball, Headlines

Softball Friends & Family Weekend set for Oct. 21-22

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball is hosting Friends & Family Weekend for October 21-22 with a dinner and silent auction on Friday night as well as a cookout for lunch and tailgate for Saturday’s football game.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball hosting alumni event on Homecoming Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland will host Leaving a Legacy tournament for CU volleyball alumni on Saturday, October 22, starting at 10:30 a.m. at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center. Activities that day also include lunch and a social along with the Homecoming football game that night.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Daniel takes individual title, CU also wins team championship

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Garrett Daniel fired a second straight two-under 70 and won low medalist honors by four strokes while Cumberland won the team title on a scorecard tiebreaker on Monday at the Pikeville Fall Invitational in Prestonsburg, Ky.


Football, Headlines

Dauscha earns MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Justus Dauscha posted four sacks along with a quarterback hurry to earn Mid-South Conference West Defensive Player of the Week honors, as announced Monday by the league office.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Daniel, Polston both shoot 70, CU leads at UPike Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Garrett Daniel and junior Zach Polston each carded rounds of two-under par 70 to tie for the individual lead and Cumberland shot three-over 291 as a team to hold an eight-stroke advantage at the end of the first round of the Pikeville Fall Invitational on Sunday in Prestonsburg, Ky.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Madut, Kilian lead harriers in Louisville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Garang Madut placed 81st among 388 participants for the men and freshman Riley Kilian paced the women once again for the Cumberland cross country teams Saturday at the Greater Louisville Collegiate Classic in Louisville, Ky.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

CU men pick up 2-1 road win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Josh Armstrong scored in the first half and Ryan Noble-Walker’s header early in the second period proved to be the game-winner in 22nd-ranked Cumberland’s 2-1 victory over the University of the Cumberlands in men’s soccer action Saturday in Williamsburg, Ky.


Football, Headlines

Phoenix post 21-0 victory over Pikeville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Dezmon Huntley accounted for 340 total yards of offense and two touchdowns and the Cumberland defense posted seven sacks and limited the University of Pikeville to 73 total yards in a 21-0 victory here Saturday in football action at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

CU claims third MSC victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Maci Lerno accounted for 12 kills and eight digs and Isidora Markovic posted 11 points while Sara Glassman recorded 26 assists in a 3-0 victory over host University of Pikeville on Saturday, October 1 to help the Phoenix gain their third mid-south conference win.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Phoenix fall to Patriots in five

LEBANON, Tenn. - Rachel Clement and Sara Glassman each posted 21 assists while Taylor Kasper recorded 23 digs as the Phoenix dropped a 3-2 decision to the University of the Cumberlands on Friday, September 30 in Kentucky.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Shires, Holloway have big day in CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Emily Shires netted four goals and Rebecca Holloway added two goals and three assists, as 15th-ranked Cumberland scored early and often in a 9-0 victory over Life University in women’s soccer action here Friday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Men's soccer ranked 22nd in latest Top 25 Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer reentered the NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll this week at No. 22, announced earlier this week by the national office. The Phoenix also ranked 29th in the first edition of the Modified Ratings Percentage Index, published Wednesday by the NAIA.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

CU ranked 15th in latest NAIA Top 25 poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer moved up one spot to No. 15 in this week’s NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 poll, announced earlier this week by the national office. In addition, the Phoenix ranked 16th in this first edition of the Modified Ratings Percentage Index, published Wednesday by the NAIA.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

2016-17 men's basketball schedule announced

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Lonnie Thompson announced the program’s 2016-17 schedule on Thursday, with the Phoenix playing 11 contests at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center and 11 games against teams that played in last year’s NAIA National Tournament.


Wrestling, Headlines

Wrestling announces 2016-17 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestling coach James Hicks announced the team’s 2016-17 schedule this week, with the Phoenix hosting four dual matches as well as the annual Cumberland Open as well as trips to the Midwest Classic in Indianapolis, Ind., and the NWCA National Duals in Fort Wayne, Ind.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Men fall short in 2 OTs at Bryan

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jason Ward scored in the 104th minute on assists from Kevin Roenpage and Jordan Dunstan, giving 13th-ranked Bryan College a 1-0 victory over No. 22 Cumberland in men’s soccer action Tuesday night in Dayton, Tenn.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Valverde, CU women both post victories

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Raquel Romero Valverde carded a five-over par 77 to win by five strokes, juniors Morgan Stuckey and Abbey Burgdorf both shot 79 and Cumberland won by 25 shots as a team on Tuesday at the Unilever Freed-Hardeman Fall Invitational at Covington Country Club in Covington, Tenn.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Garrido reaches singles semifinals at ITA Southeast Regional

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Ainhoa Garjio Garrido posted three singles victories en route to the semifinals and fellow newcomer Marta Ferrando Pea won twice in singles as well for Cumberland in women’s tennis action this past weekend at the ITA Southeast Regional in Georgetown, Ky.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Lucich, Lopes fall in doubles quarters at ITA Southeast Regional

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Riccardo Ferraris and Axel Lucich each lost in singles in the Round of 16 and Lucich and Thiago Lopes won twice before falling in the quarterfinals for Cumberland in men’s tennis action this past weekend at the ITA Southeast Regional in Georgetown, Ky.


Football, Headlines

McChurch Scholarship Fund makes donation to CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Board members for the Tyler McChurch Memorial Scholarship Fund presented a check for over $45,000 to Cumberland University at the home football game on September 17 through donations and income from the Second Annual Golf Tournament sponsored by the scholarship fund.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Williams adds TSWA Player of the Week accolade

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Daniel Williams earned Tennessee Sports Writers Association Men’s Soccer Player of the Week accolades on Tuesday, registering seven goals with a hat trick and a pair of two-goal performances in three victories for the Phoenix.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Women's hoops announces 2016-17 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced his team’s 2016-17 schedule on Tuesday, which includes 12 home games and 12 contests against teams that played in last year’s NAIA National Tournament.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Romero leads by seven, CU in first at FHU Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Raquel Romero Valverde shot even-par 72 and Cumberland leads by 13 shots as a team after the first day of the Unilever Freed-Hardeman Fall Invitational at Covington Country Club in Covington, Tenn.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Moreland voted MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland sophomore Savannah Moreland garnered Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week accolades on Monday, posting a hat trick in CU’s victory at the University of Pikeville.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Williams garners second MSC Player of the Week accolade

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland sophomore Daniel Williams earned his second Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week honor on Monday, scoring seven goals in three Phoenix victories.


Football, Headlines

Late field goal sinks Phoenix, 27-26

CLINTON, Miss. – Dezmon Huntley’s 13-yard touchdown run with 1:01 remaining put Cumberland ahead, but Matt Brasher booted a 37-yard field goal at the buzzer even after a bad snap, giving Mississippi College a 27-26 victory over the Phoenix here Saturday night at Robinson-Hale Stadium.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Two Shires goals carry CU women

LEBANON, Tenn. – Emily Shires posted a pair of goals, as 16th-ranked Cumberland overcame a sluggish first half in a 2-0 win against Shawnee State in women’s soccer action Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Williams scores twice more in 6-1 CU triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams registered two goals and Josh Armstrong added a goal and an assist, as Cumberland scored twice in the first 15 minutes and never looked back in a 6-1 victory over Shawnee State in men’s soccer action Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball earns sweep over Running Eagles

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland gained their 12th win of the season and second conference win over Life University on Saturday, September 24 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center. Taylor Kasper led the squad with 13 digs while Kara Snell recorded 11 digs in CU’s 3-0 victory.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Cumberland battles, falls to Life Univ. 3-1

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sara Glassman recorded 29 assists while Taylor Kasper accounted for 21 digs in a four set loss to Life University on Friday, September 23 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball hosting Prospect Showcase on Nov. 6

LEBANON, Tenn. – Head coach Woody Hunt and the Cumberland University baseball program will host a Prospect Showcase on Sunday, November 6, for grades 9-12 from Noon-4 p.m. at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer ranked 16th in NAIA Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up nine spots to No. 16 in the first regular season edition of the NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 poll, released this week by the national office.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

McNamara nets hat trick in CU triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara netted a hat trick while Daniel Williams, Cody Johnson and Josh Armstrong all scored twice for Cumberland in an 11-0 men’s soccer victory against Life University here Wednesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Daniel cards two-under 69, places fifth for CU

MT. JULIET, Tenn. – Sophomore Garrett Daniel shot two-under 69 with five birdies on his card, placing fifth individually to lead the Cumberland men’s golf team here Tuesday at the Mid-South Conference Fall Invitational at Windtree Golf Club.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Phoenix take Bulldogs in three

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept Fisk University on Tuesday night at the Dallas Floyd Center while Amanda Worrell recorded 13 kills and Mikayla Wickham posted 10. Maci Lerno tallied 17 digs along with Sara Glassman collecting 21 assists on the night.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Burgdorf takes fourth with second straight 75

MT. JULIET, Tenn. – Junior Abbey Burgdorf carded her second straight three-over par 75 that included a pair of birdies, leading to a fourth-place finish here Tuesday at the Mid-South Conference Fall Invitational at Windtree Golf Club.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Williams, Goodwin combine for five goals in CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams collected his second hat trick of the season, Elliot Goodwin added two goals and Patrick Hay recorded two assists in a 7-0 victory for 19th-ranked Cumberland in men’s soccer action Monday afternoon in Pikeville, Ky.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Moreland's hat trick paces Phoenix to win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Savannah Moreland scored three times, twice in the second half, and Maria Brenes added two assists in 25th-ranked Cumberland’s 5-0 victory in women’s soccer action Monday afternoon in Pikeville, Ky.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Burgdorf's 75 leads women at Windtree

MT. JULIET, Tenn. – Junior Abbey Burgdorf recorded two birdies and 11 pars en route to a three-over 75, good for fourth place individually, leading the Cumberland women’s golf team here Monday at the Mid-South Conference Fall Invitational at Windtree Golf Club.


Men's Golf

Daniel shoots one-under at MSC Fall Invite

MT. JULIET, Tenn. – Newcomer Garrett Daniel carded an eagle and a birdie in his one-under round of 70 while redshirt freshman Josh Wiseman shot even par with three birdies for the Cumberland men’s golf team here Monday at the Mid-South Conference Fall Invitational at Windtree Golf Club.


Football, Headlines

Alter earns Special Teams POW accolade

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Matthew Alter earned Mid-South Conference West Division Special Teams Player of the Week honors on Monday after booting the game-winning 28-yard field goal in the fourth quarter of CU’s 17-14 victory over the University of the Cumberlands.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Freshman Rojas, Kilian lead CU for second straight week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jerry Rojas set a freshman record and Riley Kilian paced the women’s team for the third straight week, leading the Cumberland cross country teams on Saturday at the Rhodes Invitational in Memphis, Tenn.


Football, Headlines

Defense, late field goal carries CU to first win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Justin Snyder passed for one touchdown and ran for another, Matthew Alter booted a 28-yard field goal in the fourth quarter and the Cumberland defense limited the University of the Cumberlands to 236 total yards in a 17-14 victory on a rainy and soggy afternoon here Saturday at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Lerno helps lead Phoenix past Milligan

LEBANON, Tenn. – Maci Lerno accounted for 11 kills and 12 digs while Amanda Worrell recorded 12 kills to help lead Cumberland to a sweep over Milligan College on Thursday night.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Goodwin's late goal provides CU with 2-2 draw

LEBANON, Tenn. – Elliot Goodwin’s goal in the 86th minute tied the match at two and Daniel Williams tallied a goal and an assist in Cumberland’s 2-2 draw against Martin Methodist in men’s soccer action Wednesday night in Pulaski, Tenn.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Phoenix, RedHawks play to 1-1 draw

LEBANON, Tenn. – Emily Shires netted her fourth goal of the season early in the second half for No. 25 Cumberland, but Caroline Ladaga equalized for eighth-ranked Martin Methodist with less than five minutes to play and Rebecca Holloway hit the post in both overtimes in a 1-1 draw here Tuesday in women’s soccer action at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Shires, Kambeitz garner MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Emily Shires and Ashley Kambeitz were voted the Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, on Monday, as announced by the league office.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Cumberland earns sweep against Shawnee State

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Phoenix won their first conference game against Shawnee State on Saturday, September 10 in a three set sweep with 23 assists posted by Sara Glassman and 22 digs by Taylor Kasper.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Trio leads cross country at MSC Preview

LEBANON, Tenn. – Garang Madut, Jerry Rojas and Riley Killian all finished in the Top 10, leading the Cumberland cross country teams Saturday at the Mid-South Conference Preview in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Whittemore, Nolen pace golfers with 73

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Ian Whittemore and freshman Jacob Nolen each shot one-over par 73 to lead the Cumberland men’s golf team in a dual match against Martin Methodist on Friday at Saddlebrook Golf Club in Lewisburg, Tenn.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Slow start leads to 3-1 Phoenix loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tennessee Wesleyan’s Jordan Jacob scored a pair of goals and 19th-ranked Cumberland was unable to connect on any part of its game in a 3-1 loss in men’s soccer action here Friday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Phoenix net four second-half goals for victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Autumn Copeland netted a pair of goals and Katherine Hassell added a goal and two assists, as 25th-ranked Cumberland scored four times in the second half in a 4-0 victory over Asbury University in women’s soccer action here Friday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

CU drops 3-1 decision at Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Isidora Markovic collected a total of 16 kills while Taylor Kasper recorded 28 digs in Cumberland’s 3-1 loss at Campbellsville University on Thursday night.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Men's soccer match game time moved to Noon

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s men’s soccer match against Tennessee Wesleyan scheduled for this Saturday has been moved up to a Noon kickoff due to forecasted thunderstorms for the middle Tennessee area.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Glassman named TSWA Player of the Week

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Sara Glassman was named the Tennessee Sport’s Writers Association’s Volleyball Player of the Week announced earlier today. This is the first of weekly awards for the 2016-17 academic year sponsored by the TSWA.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Williams garners TSWA weekly honor

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Daniel Williams earned Tennessee Sports Writers Association Men’s Soccer Player of the Week accolades on Wednesday, registering a hat trick off the bench in a come-from-behind 6-3 victory for the Phoenix. This is the first of weekly awards for the 2016-17 academic year sponsored by the TSWA.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Men's golf picked third in MSC Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was selected third in the Mid-South Conference Men’s Golf Preseason Coaches’ Poll released recently by the league office.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Phoenix fall to Blue Raiders in three

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rachel Clement recorded 11 assists while Isidora Markovic posted eight kills and Maci Lerno seven as the Phoenix dropped a 3-0 decision to second-ranked Lindsey Wilson on Tuesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


General, Headlines

Williams adds Game Operations duties

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland golf coach Rich Williams has added the title of Game Operations Manager, making him a full-time employee as of last month, as Director of Athletics Ron Pavan recently announced.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Snell, Worrell Named to All-Tournament Team

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Kara Snell and Amanda Worrell were named to the all-tournament team this past weekend at the UNOH Silver Spike Classic.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Murombo hammers home game-winner in OT

LEBANON, Tenn. – Valentine Murombo picked up a deflection in the box and buried it 41 seconds into overtime, giving 19th-ranked Cumberland a 3-2 victory over Keiser University in men’s soccer here Monday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Shires' hat trick helps CU to 3-0 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Emily Shires netted a hat trick and 25th-ranked Cumberland limited No. 16 Siena Heights to just nine shots in a 3-0 victory in women’s soccer action here Monday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Madut, Killian lead harriers in opening meet

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Riley Killian placed 77th and senior Garang Madut finished 66th, pacing the Cumberland cross country teams late Saturday night at the BROOKS Memphis Twilight. The race featured nine Division I and seven Division II programs and more than 225 runners in the men’s and women’s races.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Mobile takes 2-0 win over women's soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cayla Hebert scored goals in each half and fifth-ranked University of Mobile kept No. 25 Cumberland at bay in a 2-0 victory in women’s soccer action here Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball wins one on final day at UNOH

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sara Glassman recorded 45 assists while Maci Lerno collected 22 kills as Cumberland beat Grace College 3-0 but fell to Northwestern Ohio in a five set match on the last day of the UNOH Silver Spike Classic.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Phoenix take first match of the day

Maci Lerno collected 21 kills and Amanda Worrell tallied 24 as Cumberland beat Huntington Univ. 3-1 but fell to Purdue Univ. – Calumet, 3-0 in the nightcap, on the opening day of the UNOH Silver Spike Classic on Friday.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

McNamara nets lone goal in CU win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara’s goal just after halftime off a corner by Tosin Abudiore provided the lone score in Cumberland’s 1-0 victory over Reinhardt University in men’s soccer action Friday night in Waleska, Ga.


Football, Headlines

Phoenix drops 28-7 decision at Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Cumberland gained 242 yards in the second half but was stopped twice on fourth down and Ozzie Mann tossed four touchdown passes for 18th-ranked Georgetown College in a 28-7 victory over the Phoenix here Thursday night at Toyota Stadium.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Cumberland falls to hard fought match at Georgetown

LEBANON, Tenn. - Maci Lerno posted nine kills and nine digs while Taylor Kasper tallied 11 digs and Rachel Clement recorded 10 as the Phoenix fell to Georgetown College 3-1 during their first conference match-up on Tuesday night.

Two tips from Michelle Evans, Isidora Markovic, and one from Amanda Worrell would help CU, as each team exchanged points for the next 12 combined points.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Phoenix get just enough in 2-1 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland scored twice in the second half on goals from Maria Brenes and Keera Sidney but missed a host of other chances in a 2-1 victory over Tennessee Wesleyan in women’s soccer action here Tuesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Williams garners MSC Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Daniel Williams earned Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week honors after scoring a goal and adding an assist in CU’s season-opener last Friday against West Virginia Tech.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Kasper named MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Taylor Kasper was voted Mid-South Conference Volleyball Defender of the Week on Monday, averaging 20.5 digs in four matches for the Phoenix at the Faulkner Invitational in Montgomery, Ala.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Men overcome slow start in 6-3 triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams netted a hat trick and Elliot Goodwin, Brian McNamara and Marty Owens each posted a goal and an assist, as 19th-ranked Cumberland overcame a shaky start en route to a 6-3 victory over Milligan College in men’s soccer action here Monday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

CU dominates Columbia College and Martin Methodist

LEBANON, Tenn. - Sara Glassman registered a total of 61 assists combined in both matches on Saturday to lead the Phoenix past Columbia College 3-0 and Martin Methodist 3-1 on the last day of the Faulkner Invitational.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Torrential rain cancels soccer match

LEBANON, Tenn. – A torrential downpour approximately one hour before game time left Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field unplayable after officials and coaches discussed the situation and inspected the field on Saturday.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Cumberland splits to open Faulkner Invitational

LEBANON, Tenn. — Maci Lerno combined for 28 kills and Taylor Kasper posted 45 digs to help lead Cumberland to a 3-0 victory over Faulkner University, but CU dropped a 3-1 decision to Webber International in the nightcap.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Second-half rally not enough for men's soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Francisco Neto scored twice and assisted on another goal, as West Virginia Tech took a 3-0 lead and then held on for a 3-2 victory over 19th-ranked Cumberland in men’s soccer action here Friday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Football, Headlines

Late rally falls short for CU football

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland scored on its first three possession of the game, but 12th-ranked Lindsey Wilson got a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns and then held the Phoenix in the final minute for a 33-29 victory in the season opener for both teams on a hot and humid Thursday night here at Nokes-Lasater Field.


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CU sports live video, audio, stats information

LEBANON, Tenn. – With Cumberland Athletics unofficially kicking off the 2016-17 academic year with tonight’s home football game, a little review for everyone and new information for first-timers about the live video, audio and stats links for CU sports teams.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Holloway's score proves enough for CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rebecca Holloway netted the only goal of the match late in the first half, propelling 25th-ranked Cumberland to a 1-0 season-opening victory over Bethel University in women’s soccer action Tuesday in McKenzie, Tenn.


Football, Headlines

Fans encouraged to alter driving patterns for football opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fans are encouraged to avoid South Cumberland Street and Tennessee Boulevard when heading to the Cumberland football season opener this Thursday versus Lindsey Wilson at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

CU earns pair of wins on last day of Lindsey Wilson Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Maci Lerno registered a total of 22 kills while Amanda Worrell recorded 21 kills combined in both matches on Saturday to help lead the squad to a 3-1 victory over Indiana Univ. East and a 3-0 win over Freed-Hardeman during their last day at the Lindsey Wilson Classic.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

CU takes second match of day

LEBANON, Tenn. – Maci Lerno collected 18 kills and Isidora Markovic and Abby Akins each posted eight, helping Cumberland to a 3-1 victory over Northwestern Ohio and a split of two matches in volleyball action Friday at the Lindsey Wilson Classic in Columbia, Ky.


Football, Headlines

CU hosting Faith and Family Night for football opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will host Faith and Family Night for its season-opening football game on Thursday, August 25, inviting area youth groups for a free Derek Minor concert as well as testimony from former Tennessee Titan Dave Ball before the Phoenix take on Lindsey Wilson at 7 p.m. at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer ranked 25th in NAIA Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer is ranked 25th in the NAIA Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll, the national office announced late Tuesday. CU begins its season August 23 at Bethel University before hosting Lyon College on Aug. 27 at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Headlines

McCormick resigns as CU tennis coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland tennis coach and Game Operations Manager Bill McCormick has resigned from his position, effective immediately, Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced Wednesday. Andres Burgos and Angelica Sepulveda will share coaching duties until a replacement can be found.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

CU ranked 19th in Preseason NAIA Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was ranked 19th in the NAIA Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll, the national office announced late Tuesday. CU opens the season at home August 26 against West Virginia Tech at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Men picked fifth, women seventh in MSC Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s men were picked fifth and the women seventh in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Cross Country Coaches’ Poll released Tuesday by the league office.


Football, Headlines

Football scrimmage set for Saturday at 1 p.m.

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fans are invited to Cumberland football’s intrasquad scrimmage this Saturday at 1 p.m. at Nokes-Lasater Field. Posters and schedule cards for the 2016 season will be available for pick-up at the scrimmage, which will conclude the second week of practice for the Phoenix.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball picked fifth in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland volleyball team was voted fifth in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll, was announced Thursday by the league office.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Phoenix picked third in women's preseason ranking

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was picked third in the Mid-South Conference in the Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Wednesday by the league office.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Men's soccer picked third in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was voted third in the Mid-South Conference in the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Wednesday by the league office.


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CU hosting All-Sports Camp on Sept. 11

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University and the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Sports Council are teaming up for an 2nd Annual All Sports Camp for Wilson County residents ages 7-12 on Sunday, September 11 from 3-5 p.m. on the CU campus. Registration starts at 2 p.m. that day.


Football, Men's Cross Country, Men's Soccer, Women's Cross Country, Women's Soccer, Women's Volleyball, Cheerleading, General, Headlines, Community Engagement

Fall student-athletes take part in Leadership Training, community service

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University fall athletic teams participated in Leadership Training on Wednesday that included lectures from University staff, CU Character Coach Jim Mike Ward and Tony Johnson, Vice President with Learfield Licensing, along with sessions on social media training and nutrition as well as eligibility.


General, Headlines, Community Engagement

Athletic staff takes part in community service

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University athletic staff spent last Thursday helping organize and sort through clothes, books and furniture at The Next Step Resource Center’s new facility on Mabry Court in Lebanon as part of a community service project.


Football, Headlines

Football picked fifth in MSC West

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was picked fifth out of six teams in the Mid-South Conference West Division Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Monday by the league office.


Baseball, Headlines

Former Cumberland players continue professional careers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland baseball players Aaron Wilkerson, Will Locante, Josciel Veras, Justin Byrd Anthony Gomez have continued their professional careers this summer across the nation from Triple-A to independent leagues.


Football, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Men's Soccer, Wrestling, Women's Cross Country, Women's Golf, Women's Tennis, Women's Volleyball

Nine squads earn NAIA Scholar Team honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – The NAIA honored nine Cumberland athletic squads Friday as NAIA Scholar Teams for the 2015-16 academic year. Teams must obtain a 3.00 cumulative grade-point-average or higher for all eligible varsity student-athletes during the past academic year to garner the award.


General, Headlines

Bennett joins CU athletic training staff

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletic Training Katie Arnold announced the hiring of Tyler Bennett as a full-time assistant this week. Bennett will work with football and track and field in his athletic training duties at CU.


Wrestling

Former national champion Lowman joins CU wrestling staff

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University wrestling coach James Hicks announced the hiring of former two-time national champion and three-time All-American Chad Lowman as a full-time assistant with the Phoenix for the coming season.


General, Headlines

Polizzi takes over as Head Athletic Trainer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the hiring of Kelli Polizzi as Head Athletic Trainer, with Polizzi beginning work last week on campus. She brings with her more than 13 years of experience in the areas of evaluation, assessment and rehabilitation in the athletic training field.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Murphy inks with CU women's hoops

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of former Brentwood Academy product Jailen Murphy to scholarship papers this week for the 2016-17 academic year.