Baseball, Headlines

Baseball sweeps Saints with 7-6, 8-7 wins

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nick Mira’s two-run single capped a four-run bottom of the seventh in the opener and Rayden Sierra posted two hits and three RBIs in the second contest, helping Cumberland register 7-6 and 8-7 victories over the University of St. Francis [IL] in baseball action here Monday afternoon at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Women's Track & Field, Headlines

Blankenship, Barnett lead tracksters at MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Taylor Blankenship finished second in the 1,000-meters while sophomore Kalea Barnett placed second in the shot put and third in the weight throw, leading the Cumberland women’s track and field teams to fourth-place showing over the weekend at the Mid-South Conference Indoor Championships in Columbus, Ohio.


Men's Track & Field, Headlines

Barlow wins 3,000, Covile takes second in high jump for CU men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Joel Barlow won the 3,000-meters, freshman David Covile took second in the high jump and sophomore Jordan Hill placed third in the 800-meters for Cumberland men’s track and field over the weekend in the Mid-South Conference Indoor Championships in Columbus, Ohio.


Baseball, Headlines

Blackwell posts three hits, four RBIs in CU split with St. Francis

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kyle Blackwell homered twice and drove in the winning run with a double in the seventh inning, helping Cumberland earn a split of the doubleheader with a 4-3 victory over the University of St. Francis [IL] in baseball action here Sunday afternoon at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Wrestling, Headlines

Sisco places third, Jones fourth for CU at MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland freshman Shota Sisco finished third and junior DeAndre Jones placed fourth, leading the Phoenix wrestlers on Saturday at the Mid-South Conference Championships at Warren East High School in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Phoenix men fall in OT, 78-73

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Cumberland’s Rhyan Townes made a 3-pointer in the final seconds to send the game to overtime, but 24th-ranked University of the Cumberlands connected on 7-of-8 foul shots in the extra period, holding off the Phoenix for a 78-73 win in men’s basketball action here Saturday at the O. Wayne Rollins Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Cumberland completes miraculous comeback for 51-46 victory

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Micah Norris netted 11 of her 17 points in the final 10 minutes and Cumberland put together a 24-0 run in the fourth quarter, holding the University of the Cumberlands scoreless in the period, to overcome a 19-point deficit in a 51-46 comeback victory in women’s basketball action here Saturday at the O. Wayne Rollins Center.


Softball, Headlines

2018 Season Preview - Pitchers/Outfielders

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball begins its 2018 season on Tuesday, February 20, with a doubleheader against Truett-McConnell at the CU Softball Field. Head coach Heather Stanfill sat down with GoCumberlandAthletics.com recently for an interview about her team, previewing players and positions for the upcoming season.


Baseball, Headlines

Friday baseball games canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball doubleheader scheduled for Friday against Bethel University has been canceled because of inclement weather, the second cancellation between the Phoenix and Wildcats this week. No makeup date has been set at this time.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

CU trio nets 73 points, 23 boards in 93-85 road win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Diondrey Holt, Jr., and Ty Sean Powell each netted 28 points and Juandrico Walker posted 17, with the trio combining to make 28-of-34 shots while grabbing 23 rebounds, as Cumberland made enough plays down the stretch to hold off 21st-ranked Life University, 93-85, in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at The Eagles’ Nest.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Phoenix make 11 3-pointers in 71-53 win at Life

MARIETTA, Ga. – Ant’Treasia Patton netted six 3-pointers and posted 18 points while Janisha Lindsey scored a season-high 15 points with four rebounds and seven assists, helping Cumberland to a 71-53 victory over Life University in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at The Eagles’ Nest.


Baseball, Headlines

Weather rearranges weekend baseball schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Weather continues to play havoc with the Cumberland baseball schedule, with several changes for the weekend already put into place starting Friday.


Softball, Headlines

2018 Softball Preview - Infielders/Catchers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball begins its 2018 season on Tuesday, February 20, with a doubleheader against Truett-McConnell at the CU Softball Field. Head coach Heather Stanfill sat down with GoCumberlandAthletics.com recently for an interview about her team, previewing players and positions for the upcoming season.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Phoenix men move up one spot to No. 21

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis moved up one spot to No. 21 after winning its first three dual matches of the season in the bi-weekly NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office.


Baseball, Headlines

Rain cancels Wednesday baseball versus Bethel

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball’s home opener Wednesday against Bethel University has been canceled because of inclement weather in the middle Tennessee area. No makeup date has been set at this time.


Wrestling, Headlines

Phoenix ranked 19th, five individuals also rated in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 19th nationally and five wrestlers – senior Austin Meyn, junior DeAndre Jones, sophomores John Olivieri and Jon Floyd and freshman Shota Sisco – are all ranked in their respective weight classes in the latest NAIA Coaches’ Top 20 Poll, released by the national office.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Garijo Garrido earns MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland sophomore Ainhoa Garijo Garrido garnered Mid-South Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week accolades on Monday, winning five of her six matches over the weekend and helping the Phoenix to a pair of victories.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Lopes voted MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Thiago Lopes was voted the Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week on Monday, posting five victories is as many matches, including the deciding victory in singles in a pair of 5-4 team wins for the Phoenix.


Men's Volleyball, Headlines

Men's volleyball inks Spring Hill native Davis

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s volleyball coach Scott Barbe announced the signing of Spring Hill, Tenn., native Stephan Davis to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 season. Davis becomes the second Phoenix for the program’s inaugural season.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball game at Freed-Hardeman canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball game scheduled for Monday at Freed-Hardeman has been canceled due to unplayable field conditions. No make-up date has been set at this time.


Wrestling, Headlines

Pins by Sells, Turner get CU past Brewton-Parker

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Matthew Sells and senior Tommie Turner each picked up pins and senior Evan Cole won a Major Decision in Cumberland’s 28-17 victory over Brewton-Parker in wrestling action Friday night in Mt. Vernon, Ga.


Football, Headlines

Football inks 14 players in first three days of signing period

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football coach Tim Mathis announced the signing of 14 players during the first three days of the national signing period last week, including 11 players from the state of Tennessee.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Women's tennis splits pair of Saturday matches

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept the doubles and all six singles matches in a 9-0 victory over King University, helping Phoenix women’s tennis earn a split of two outings Saturday in Harrogate, Tenn. CU lost 8-1 earlier in the day to Lincoln Memorial.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Men's tennis picks up wins over King, Lincoln Memorial

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis won a pair of matches on Saturday, with Thiago Lopes clinching a 5-4 victory over Lincoln Memorial and the Phoenix taking five singles outings in a 7-2 win versus King University in Harrogate, Tenn.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Second-half surge carries Pikeville past CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sixth-ranked University of Pikeville closed the game with a 35-16 run, making its final 12 shots of the contest to erase a 19-point first-half deficit and post a 91-86 victory over Cumberland in men’s basketball action here Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Phoenix run away from Bears thanks to third-quarter run

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kyra Tucker netted 15 points and Ant’Treasia Patton added 10 points and eight rebounds, as Cumberland used an 18-5 run in the third quarter to pull away for a 59-37 victory over the University of Pikeville in women’s basketball action here Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Lucich, Lopes pace Phoenix in opening win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Juniors Axel Lucich and Thiago Lopes claimed three of 22nd-ranked Cumberland’s five points in Friday’s 5-4 men’s tennis victory over Union College in Harrogate, Tenn., with the duo combining for a doubles win and each player picking up singles triumphs in three sets, including the deciding point from Lopes.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Navaratnam claims deciding point in 5-4 CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland picked up wins at Nos. 2 and 3 doubles Ainhoa Garijo Garrido, Joana Bou and Stefanie Navaratnam each posted singles victories, including the clinching point from the freshman Navaratnam, in a 5-4 victory over Union College in women’s tennis action Friday in Harrogate, Tenn.


Baseball, Headlines

Miscues hamper baseball in 9-1 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland committed five errors in the first four innings that led to seven Faulkner runs and the Eagles finished off a three-game sweep of the Phoenix with a 9-1 victory in baseball action Friday in Montgomery, Ala.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

2018 Women's Tennis Preview

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s and women’s tennis opens the 2018 dual match season with three outings this weekend in Harrogate, Tenn., facing King University, Union College and host Lincoln Memorial. Head coach Karen Martinez sat down with GoCumberlandAthletics.com this week for a season preview of both clubs.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

2018 Men's Tennis Preview

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s and women’s tennis opens the 2018 dual match season with three outings this weekend in Harrogate, Tenn., facing King University, Union College and host Lincoln Memorial. Head coach Karen Martinez sat down with GoCumberlandAthletics.com this week for a season preview of both clubs.


Baseball, Headlines

Big innings help Faulkner sweep Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Hector Morales collected three doubles in the opener but Faulkner University’s Te’Kwaan Whyte belted a grand slam and the Eagles plated four unearned runs in the second contest, posting 5-2 and 6-3 victories over Cumberland in baseball action Thursday in Montgomery, Ala.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Phoenix hang on for 79-78 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andrew Rogan’s free throw with 25.6 seconds remaining helped Cumberland overcome a late comeback effort by Shawnee State securing a 79-78 victory for the Phoenix on Thursday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Defensive effort can't carry Phoenix past Bears

LEBANON, Tenn. – Micah Norris made three 3-pointers and netted 15 points and Cumberland held second-ranked Shawnee State 29 points below its season average, but the Phoenix committed 19 turnovers and shot just 25 percent from the field in a 53-39 loss in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Baseball, Men's Basketball, Men's Volleyball, Women's Basketball, Women's Volleyball, Softball, General, Headlines

Cumberland announces 500K Athletic Investment campaign

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Athletics announced a 500K Investment initiative this week aimed at facility upgrades and additions in three specific areas – the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center, the CU Softball Field and Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Baseball, Headlines

Weather alters weekend baseball schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Weather has impacted Cumberland baseball’s weekend plans in Montgomery, Ala., with the Phoenix now set to play Faulkner University in a three-game series beginning Thursday at 4:30 p.m. at Harrison Field on the Faulkner campus.


Men's Volleyball, Headlines

Lester signs with CU men's volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University men’s volleyball coach Scott Barbe announced the signing of Murfreesboro, Tenn., native Christian Lester to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year. Lester becomes the first signee in the program’s history.


Baseball, Headlines

Moseley garners Mid-South POW honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Carlos Moseley was voted the Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of the Week on Monday after batting .462 with two doubles, one home run and three RBIs in three victories for the Phoenix.


Softball, Headlines

Smithville's Bain inks with CU softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Smithville, Tenn., native Kristena Bain to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.


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

Barlow, Barnett leads tracksters over the weekend

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Joel Barlow on the 3,000-meters at the Buccaneer Track & Field Invitational in Johnson City, Tenn., and sophomore Kalea Barnett claimed third in the shot put at the Middle Tennessee Invitational in Murfreesboro, Tenn., for the Cumberland track and field teams this weekend.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball completes sweep with 10-3, 7-3 victories

LEBANON, Tenn. – Carlos Moseley doubled twice, posted three hits, drove in a run and scored another in the opener and Hector Morales drove in three runs, including a two-run homer, in the second contest, as Cumberland completed a doubleheader sweep with 10-3 and 7-3 victories over Reinhardt University in baseball action Saturday in Waleska, Ga.


Wrestling, Headlines

Phoenix drop pair of home duals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Josh Parrett posted a pair of wins and freshmen Shota Sisco and Zach Diviney while sophomores John Olivieri and Jon Floyd all registered victories, but Cumberland came up short in a pair of dual matches Saturday, dropping a 22-12 decision to No. 6 Life University and 20-16 to 12th-ranked Campbellsville University in wrestling action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Baseball, Headlines

Phoenix come back for 3-2 opening win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Carlos Moseley homered, Mykel Gordon drove home the winning run in the 10th inning and Travis Dohr got the final nine outs after a strong start from Polo Portela, as Cumberland came from behind for a 3-2 victory over Reinhardt University in the season opener Friday in Waleska, Ga.


Baseball, Headlines

Annual baseball dinner, auction set for Feb. 15

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball will host its annual Leadoff Dinner and Auction at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 15 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.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Phoenix rout Blue Raiders to end losing skid

LEBANON, Tenn. – Five players scored in double figures and Cumberland put together a 20-0 run in the second half to blow open the contest, ending a five-game losing streak with a 100-65 victory over fifth-ranked Lindsey Wilson in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Blue Raider runs bury Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Gerda Paulauskaite recorded 11 points and 16 rebounds, ninth-ranked Lindsey Wilson posted a 17-0 run in the first half and never looked back in a 77-47 victory over Cumberland in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball opens 2018 season Friday at Reinhardt

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball opens the 2018 season with a three-game series this Friday and Saturday at Reinhardt University in Waleska, Ga. Woody Hunt enters his 37th season as head coach and 39th year with the Cumberland program, compiling an overall record of 1,529-695-5.


Baseball, Headlines

2018 Baseball Preview - Pitchers

Head coach Woody Hunt concludes the preview of the 2018 Cumberland baseball team with a breakdown of the pitching staff, which returns only three hurlers who compiled 30 or more innings last season – seniors Travis Dohr and Curtis Hoppe and redshirt sophomore Brad Smith.


Bowling, Headlines

Denson, Bradshaw lead bowlers in Cincinnati

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Rickie Denson placed 17th and freshman Jarred Bradshaw finished 18th for Cumberland bowling over the weekend at the Cincinnati Collegiate Classic sponsored by Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio.


Baseball, Headlines

Cumberland announces 2018 baseball radio broadcast schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland announced its 2018 baseball radio schedule this week, which includes 28 dates and 41 total games beginning with the home opener February 14. All home contests and all Mid-South Conference games are set for broadcast on 98.9 FM WANT or 1490 AM WCOR as well as at www.GoCumberlandAthletics.com.


Baseball, Headlines

2018 Baseball Preview - Outfielders

On the heels of Monday’s preview of the infielders and catchers, today head coach Woody Hunt explores the possibilities and capabilities of the outfielders as Cumberland readies for its season-opening weekend this Friday and Saturday at Reinhardt University:


Wrestling, Headlines

Phoenix fall to Lindsey Wilson, 27-12

LEBANON, Tenn. – Austin Meyn, Shota Sisco, John Olivieri and DeAndre Jones each posted Decisions for Cumberland, but ninth-ranked Lindsey Wilson picked up one Fall, one Tech Fall and two Major Decisions in a 27-12 victory over the Phoenix in wrestling action Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Baseball, Headlines

2018 Baseball Preview - Infielders/Catchers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball opens the 2018 season with a three-game series this Friday at Reinhardt University. Woody Hunt enters his 37th season as head coach and 39th year with the Cumberland program, compiling an overall record of 1,529-695-5.


Wrestling, Headlines

Weber, Tidswell, Sells reach finals at Cumberland Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Brandon Weber, redshirt freshman Tanner Tidswell and true freshman Matthew Sells all reached the finals at their respective weight classes, leading the Phoenix on Sunday at the Cumberland Open at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Second-half spurt sends Tigers past CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Campbellsville University posted a 13-2 run in the second half and the Tigers shot 61 percent in the period, pulling away for an 87-77 victory over Cumberland in men’s basketball action here Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Campbellsville runs away from Phoenix, 82-63

LEBANON, Tenn. – Third-ranked Campbellsville University made 8-of-9 from 3-point range and used a 15-6 run to close the first half, breaking open a close game and never looking back in an 82-63 victory over Cumberland in women’s basketball action here Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Men's hoops falls in another close one, 82-75

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Ty Sean Powell posted 17 points and nine rebounds, Diondrey Holt, Jr, added 18 on a tough-shooting night and Cumberland pulled within two with two minutes to play, but fifth-ranked Georgetown College made enough plays to post an 82-75 victory over Cumberland in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at Davis-Reid Alumni Gymnasium.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Phoenix hold off Georgetown, 59-56

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Ant’Treasia Patton made five 3-pointers and scored 21 points and Micah Norris netted eight of her 15 points in the final 2:10, as Cumberland held off Georgetown College, 59-56, in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at Davis-Reid Alumni Gymnasium.


Wrestling, Headlines

Weber, Jones, Floyd post wins for CU in Williamsburg

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brandon Weber, DeAndre Jones and Jon Floyd each posted Decisions for Cumberland, but fourth-ranked University of the Cumberlands picked up three Falls and two Major Decisions in a 35-9 victory over the Phoenix in wrestling action Wednesday night in Williamsburg, Ky.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Phoenix men ranked 22nd in NAIA Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis is ranked 22nd in the NAIA Preseason Coaches’ Poll released late Tuesday. The Phoenix ended the 2017 season 7-6 overall and ranked 24th in the country, with four of the losses to teams ranked in the Top 10 nationally.


Wrestling, Headlines

Four wrestlers ranked in latest NAIA poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland wrestlers – senior Austin Meyn, junior DeAndre Jones, sophomore Jon Floyd and freshman Shota Sisco – were all ranked in their respective weight classes in the latest NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, as announced last week by the national office.


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

Barnett wins shot put, takes eighth in weight throw at Emory Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Kalea Barnett won the collegiate shot put and placed eighth in the weight throw while freshman Joel Barlow finished fifth in the 3,000-meters and anchored the distance medley relay that placed fourth, leading the Cumberland track teams Sunday at the Emory Crossplex Invitational in Birmingham, Ala.


Football, Headlines

Mathis named Cumberland football coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the hiring of Tim Mathis as head coach for the Phoenix on Monday. He becomes the sixth head coach since Cumberland restarted the program in 1990.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

MSC Preseason Poll picks CU men third

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


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Women's tennis picked fifth in MSC Preseason Poll

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


Wrestling, Headlines

Floyd reaches finals for CU wrestling at Missouri Valley Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jon Floyd lost in the finals at 285 and freshman Keyshawn Laws, senior Brandon Weber and junior DeAndre Jones each posted three victories for Cumberland wrestling over the weekend at the Missouri Valley College Invitational in Marshall, Mo.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Running Eagles edge Phoenix, 69-68

LEBANON, Tenn. – David Scott’s putback with 2.9 seconds remaining helped 25th-ranked Life University erase a nine-point deficit in the final three minutes and escape with a 69-68 victory over Cumberland on Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Fast start carries Phoenix past Life, 77-57

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ant’Treasia Patton scored 17 of her 19 points in the first half and Kyra Tucker added 22 points, as Cumberland started the game on a 22-4 run and never looked back in a 77-57 victory over Life University in women’s basketball action here Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Women's volleyball hosting clinic on Jan. 26

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s volleyball will host a clinic for current high school juniors and seniors (Class of 2018 and 2019) on Friday, January 26 from 6-8 p.m. Participants are encouraged to take part in the University’s Preview Day on Saturday, January 27 from 8 a.m.-Noon.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Three-pointers help Patriots defeat CU, 68-56

LEBANON, Tenn. – Anthony Eaves scored 14 points during a 19-6 run midway through the second half, as 18th-ranked University of the Cumberlands broke open a tie game and ran away with a 68-56 victory over Cumberland in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Patton provides game-winner in 42-39 CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ant’Treasia Patton’s 3-pointer with 2:36 remaining put Cumberland ahead for good and Micah Norris added two free throws with 1.4 seconds to play, as the Phoenix held off the University of the Cumberlands, 42-39, in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Softball, Headlines

Softball picked seventh in MSC Preseason Poll

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


Wrestling, Headlines

Wrestling drops two matches at Fire Duals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Keyshawn Laws and Jon Floyd each recorded pins and Evan Cole, Zach Diviney and DeAndre Jones all registered Decisions, but Cumberland lost 24-21 to eighth-ranked Southeastern University on Saturday at the Fire Duals in Lakeland, Fla.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Men's hoops not able to pull off road double, falls 85-82

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – Andrew Rogan made six 3-pointers and scored 24 points, but a 15-2 run in the second half by Shawnee State put the home team ahead for good and Diondrey Holt, Jr.’s 3-pointer at the buzzer rimmed out, giving the Bears an 85-82 victory over Cumberland in men’s basketball action here Saturday at Waller Gymnasium.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Phoenix not able to pull off upset, falls 57-53

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – Kyra Tucker posted 13 of her 15 points in the second half and Cumberland had the game tied midway through the fourth quarter, but fourth-ranked Shawnee State made 8-of-13 free throws in the final period, holding off the Phoenix, 57-53, in women’s basketball action here Saturday at Waller Gymnasium.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Phoenix take down No. 6 Pikeville, 89-85

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Diondrey Holt, Jr., posted 15 of his 17 points in the second half and Charles Sweatt-Washington netted 26 points with four 3-pointers, as Cumberland erased a seven-point deficit in the second half and held off sixth-ranked University of Pikeville, 89-85, in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at the East Kentucky Expo Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Fast start carries Phoenix to road win

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Ant’Treasia Patton scored five of her 17 points in the final two minutes and Janisha Lindsey registered her best all-around game of the year, as Cumberland jumped out to an early lead and held off the University of Pikeville, 57-50, in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at the East Kentucky Expo Center.


Football

Bustle takes over as interim head coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Director of Athletics Ron Pavan named Brad Bustle the Interim Head Coach for football on Tuesday, effective immediately. Bustle takes the place of Donnie Suber, who resigned to become the defensive coordinator at Tennessee Tech.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Phoenix fall in final seconds at Lindsey Wilson

COLUMBIA, Ky. – Bryan Wallace made three free throws with 1.8 seconds remaining and eighth-ranked Lindsey Wilson ended the game on an 11-5 run, pulling out a 67-65 victory over Cumberland in men’s basketball action here Saturday at the Biggers Sports Center.


Women's Basketball

Slow second half spells defeat for CU

COLUMBIA, Ky. – Cumberland shot just 31 percent in the second half, unable to put together a full 40 minutes, and Kayla Styles netted 26 points for 12th-ranked Lindsey Wilson, as the Blue Raiders broke open a close game and posted a 67-51 victory over the Phoenix in women’s basketball action here Saturday at the Biggers Sports Center.


Wrestling, Headlines

Fast start propels wrestling past Jamestown

LEBANON, Tenn. – Josh Parrett registered a Technical Fall and six other Cumberland wrestlers won by Decision, as the Phoenix posted a 29-9 victory over the University of Jamestown late Thursday at the NWCA Multi-Divisional National Duals in Fort Wayne, Ind.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Second-half rally falls short for CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland came back from a 15 point deficit to tie the game late in the second half but Stillman College scored seven consecutive points in the final minute of the game to come out on top, 84-79 on Thursday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Wrestling, Headlines

Phoenix drop squeaker to Baker at NWCA National Duals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland opened a 21-6 lead over 15th-ranked Baker thanks for four Decisions and a pin by Jacob Clark, but the Wildcats won the last four bouts en route to a 22-21 victory over the Phoenix at the NWCA Multi-Divisional National Duals on Thursday in Fort Wayne, Ind.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Murphy's 3-pointer the difference in 55-52 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jailen Murphy’s 3-pointer from the top of the key with 25.2 seconds remaining broke a tie game and Cumberland held on despite a poor first half for a 55-52 victory over Stillman College in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Tucker earns MSC Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Kyra Tucker earned Mid-South Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Monday, netting 27 points with six 3-pointers in a 74-62 victory over the University of Mobile, as announced by the league office.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Tucker's 27 points lead CU to 74-62 home win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kyra Tucker made six 3-pointers and finished with a season-high 27 points and Cumberland used a 14-2 run in the third quarter to break open a close game in a 74-62 victory over the University of Mobile in women’s basketball action here Sunday afternoon at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Men's hoops pulls away for 63-57 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Carver College made a late comeback pulling within just three points of the Phoenix but a three-point play by Tranard Chester with 50 seconds remaining in the game helped Cumberland hang on for a 63-57 victory over the Cougars on Saturday in Dalton, Ga.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Big first half sends No. 13 Dalton State past CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – No. 13 Dalton State put together a 34-7 run in the opening half and Carnilious Simmons paced the Roadrunners with a double-double posting 20 points and 14 rebounds en route to a 78-59 win over Cumberland on Friday in the first day of the Roadrunner Classic in Dalton, Ga.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Patton garners TSWA Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Ant’Treasia Patton earned Tennessee Sports Writer’s Association Women’s Basketball Player of the Week accolades on Wednesday, averaging 16.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.7 assists in three wins for the Phoenix.


Wrestling, Headlines

Wrestling splits outings at Smokey Mountain Duals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Josh Parrett, freshman Matthew Sells and sophomore Jon Floyd each won both of their matches, helping Cumberland to a split at the Smokey Mountain Duals, dropping a 33-11 decision to 16th-ranked Reinhardt University before posting a 43-9 victory over Central Baptist College on Sunday in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Patton's game-winner delivers 53-51 win for CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ant’Treasia Patton’s 18-footer hit the front rum, then the backboard and rolled in after the buzzer sounded, giving Cumberland a 53-51 victory over Huntington University in women’s basketball action here Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Football, Headlines

Five players named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland seniors Josh Bates and Chandler Peeples, juniors Brian Billingsley and Marcus Bryson and redshirt sophomore Tyler Tate were all named 2017 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes on Friday, as announced by the national office in advance of Saturday’s national championship game in Daytona Beach, Fla.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Stillman runs away late over Phoenix

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Diondrey Holt, Jr., netted 19 points and Juandrico Walker posted 16, but Tamarco McDuffie scored 28 points off the bench and Stillman College made five 3-pointers in the last five minutes to run away from Cumberland, 91-72, in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at Birthright Alumni Hall.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Patton's 22 points, Tucker's big final period help CU to 55-51 win

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Ant’Treasia Patton netted a season-high 22 points with three 3-pointers and Kyra Tucker posted nine of her 14 points in the fourth quarter, as Cumberland overcame an early deficit and then hung on for a 55-51 victory over Stillman College in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at Birthright Alumni Hall.


General, Headlines

Cumberland second in MSC President's Cup standings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletics ranks second in the Mid-South Conference President’s Cup standings at the conclusion of fall sports, as announced this week by the league office.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Slow second half sends CU to defeat

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland shot just 29 percent from the field in the game and Lee University put together a 14-4 run late in the second half helping the Flames claim a 71-46 exhibition win on Tuesday night in Cleveland, Tenn.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Norris' season-high 17 points paces CU in 61-50 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Micah Norris scored a season-high 17 points and Cydney Goodrum posted eight points and 10 rebounds off the bench in Cumberland’s 61-50 victory over Talladega College in women’s basketball action Monday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Football, Headlines

Bates, Peeples garner Academic All-America honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland seniors Chandler Peeples and Josh Bates were voted First Team Academic All-Americans® for football, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America on Monday.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Collazos, Navaratnam ink scholarship papers with Phoenix tennis

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland tennis coach Karen Martinez announced the signings of Ana María Collazos and Stefanie Navaratnam to scholarship papers this week for the spring semester.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

William Carey snaps men’s hoops three-game winning streak

LEBANON, Tenn. – William Carey put together a 17-9 run in the last four-plus minutes of the game and Cumberland made four trifectas in the final 48 seconds but it wasn’t enough dropping a 65-57 decision to the Crusaders on Saturday in Hattiesburg, Miss.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Fourth-quarter push carries Phoenix to 57-47 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland put together an 11-4 spurt to start the fourth quarter, overcoming a shaky third period to pull away for a 57-47 victory over Indiana University-Southeast in women’s basketball action here Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Tech hits 10 3-pointers in exhibition victory over Phoenix

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Briana Vandlen and Kyra Tucker each netted 11 points but Tennessee Tech jumped out early with five 3-pointers in the first quarter and pulled away in the final period in an 83-52 victory in an exhibition game for the Phoenix on Thursday night at the Eblen Center.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Garijo Garrido ranked 14th nationally by ITA

LEBANON, Tenn. – After losing in the finals of the region championships, Cumberland sophomore Ainhoa Garijo Garrido is ranked 14th nationally and fourth in the East Region in the Oracle/ITA NAIA Women's Tennis Rankings released recently by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Puertolas, Ferraris appear in ITA fall rankings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland sophomore Ramon Puertolas is ranked 30th nationally and eighth in the East Region while sophomore Riccardo Ferraris is rated 16th in the region in the Oracle/ITA NAIA Men's Tennis Rankings released recently by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Men's soccer ranked 20th in final NAIA poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – After reaching the NAIA Championship Opening Round for the second time in three years, Cumberland was ranked 20th in the NAIA Men’s Soccer Postseason Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released late Wednesday by the national office.


Wrestling, Headlines

Meyn, Weber, Sisco, Jones all ranked for CU wrestling

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Austin Meyn, Brandon Weber, Shota Sisco and DeAndre Jones are all ranked in their respective weight classes in the latest NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released late Wednesday by the national office.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer ranked 21st in final NAIA Top 25 poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer finished the 2017 season ranked 21st in the NAIA Postseason Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released late Wednesday by the national office.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Lebanon's Hughes inks with Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland golf coach Rich Williams announced the signing of Lebanon native Garrett Hughes to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year, the first Phoenix signee for next season.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Phoenix sign Michigan native Carey

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Bloomfield Township, Mich., native Nikki Carey to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year, the seventh Phoenix signee for next season.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Watson, McNamara garner Honorable Mention All-America accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland freshman Tyler Watson and senior Brian McNamara were voted Honorable Mention All-Americans by the NAIA Men’s Soccer Selection Committee on Tuesday, as announced by the national office. The duo joins Sondre Risa as the only All-Americans in program history.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Holloway, Aplin, Kisiloski named Honorable Mention All-Americans

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Maria Aplin, Rebecca Holloway and Kaitlen Kisiloski were named Honorable Mention All-Americans by the NAIA Women’s Soccer Selection Committee on Tuesday, as announced by the national office. It marks the sixth consecutive year for a Phoenix All-American and second consecutive for Holloway.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Six women's soccer players garner NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland seniors Kaitlen Kisiloski and Amanda Nugent and juniors Marian Aplin, Autumn Copeland, Ashley Kambeitz and Savannah Moreland were named 2017 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes on Friday during the national championships in Orange Beach, Ala.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Mt. Juliet's Ehrhart signs with CU volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Mt. Juliet, Tenn., native Amber Ehrhart to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year. Ehrhart becomes the sixth Phoenix signee for next season.


Wrestling, Headlines

Parrett, Sisco place third for CU at Little State Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Joshua Parrett and freshman Shota Sisco both finished third while freshman Michael Mora-Colon and junior DeAndre Jones each placed fourth for Cumberland wrestling at the Indiana Little State Championships on Saturday in North Manchester, Ind.


Football, Headlines

Peeples, Bates voted Academic All-District

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland seniors Chandler Peeples and Josh Bates were voted CoSIDA Academic All-District® 2 College Division for the second straight year, as announced by the national organization recently. Peeples and Bates are now entered into the pool of candidates for Academic All-America honors.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Kisiloski voted Academic All-American for second straight year

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Kaitlen Kisiloski was voted First Team Academic All-America® for women’s soccer, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America on Monday. It marks the second straight Academic All-America honor for Kisiloski, who was a Second Team selection in 2016.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Six men's soccer players named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland seniors Alex West and Dylan Schwartz and juniors Tosin Abudiore, Markus Skraastad, Bennet Strutz and Jake Yarbro were named 2017 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes on Friday during the national championships in Delray Beach, Fla.


Men's Cross Country, Headlines

Ashland's Sparks inks with CU cross country

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Ashland, Ky., native Eric Sparks to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year. He is the first Phoenix signee for next season.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Worrell, Markovic, Glassman, Snell garner NAIA Scholar-Athlete accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland seniors Amanda Worrell and Isidora Markovic and juniors Kara Snell and Sara Glassman were named 2017 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes on Friday during the national championships in Sioux City, Iowa.


Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Postell, Blankenship named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Taylor Blankenship and Michaela Postell were named 2017 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced recently by the national office.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Phoenix force 27 turnovers in 73-37 win over Carver College

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kaitlin Oliver collected 13 points and nine rebounds and 27 turnovers by the Cougars turned into 33 points for Cumberland securing a 73-37 victory over Carver College on Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Phoenix hang on for 86-84 win

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Diondrey Holt Jr., recorded a season-best 26 points and eight rebounds and Rhyan Townes added 13 points and Cumberland made 13 three-pointers in a 86-84 victory over Fisk University on Thursday night.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Second-half run sends Phoenix past Freed-Hardeman

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andrew Rogan netted seven points during a 15-2 run for Cumberland in the second half and scored 21 points in the game helping the Phoenix defeat Freed-Hardeman 89-76 on Tuesday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Women's hoops ends skid with 69-34 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kerrice Watson scored 12 points and Kyra Tucker and Jailen Murphy added nine apiece, as 22nd-ranked Cumberland scored the final nine points of the first half and never looked back in a 69-34 victory over Hiwassee College in women’s basketball action Tuesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Wrestling, Headlines

Floyd, Favors, Sisco lead CU wrestling at Lindenwood

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Jon Floyd won the wrestleback at 285, sophomore Alema Favors placed fourth at 141 and freshman Shota Sisco lost in the backdraw championship match at 157 for Cumberland wrestling November 18 at the Lindenwood Open in St. Charles, Mo.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Ice cold first half dooms Phoenix in defeat

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland shot just 19 percent in the first half and 20 percent for the game, falling behind early and never recovering in a 59-36 loss Saturday morning to the University of Providence in the Jackson Rotary Classic in Jackson, Tenn.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Vanguard too much for CU, 58-45

LEBANON, Tenn. – Micah Norris netted 16 points and Kyra Tucker added 12, but fourth-ranked Vanguard University made nine 3-pointers and controlled the boards, turning second chances into 24 points in the paint in a 58-45 victory over No. 22 Cumberland in women’s basketball action Friday morning in the Jackson Rotary Classic in Jackson, Tenn.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Townes, Walker combine for 39 points in CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Juandrico Walker’s basket with two minutes left regained the lead for Cumberland and Rhyan Townes made five free throws in the last minute of the game helping the Phoenix defeat 25th-ranked Martin Methodist 68-63 on Tuesday in Pulaski, Tenn.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball signs Indian Hills transfer Moeller

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Indian Hills Community College transfer Raegan Moeller to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year. Moeller plans to enroll at CU in January.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Phoenix post 61-60 road win at Talladega

LEBANON, Tenn. – Micah Norris and Ant’Treasia Patton netted the final two buckets for 22nd-ranked Cumberland and Kaitlin Oliver’s steal in the final five seconds preserved a 61-60 victory over No. 25 Talladega College on Saturday in women’s basketball action in Talladega, Ala.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Men's hoops falls at UNA

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tavares Toliver paced the University of North Alabama with 23 points and Sharwyn McGee netted 21 while three other Lions players added double-digit points en route to a 97-75 exhibition win over the Phoenix on Sunday in Florence, Ala.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Second-half spurt sends CU to road loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – PJ Davis recorded nine points during a 16-2 run for Delta State in the second half and finished the game with 19 points and seven rebounds helping the Statesmen pull away from Cumberland, 77-50 in an exhibition game on Saturday in Cleveland, Miss.


Women's Cross Country, Headlines

Blankenship tops among Mid-South qualifiers at national meet

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Taylor Blankenship completed the 5K course in 19:40 on Saturday at the NAIA Women’s Cross Country Championships at Fort Vancouver National Park in Vancouver, Wash.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Late goal sends CU to 1-0 loss in NAIA Opening Round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ludvick Asigo’s shot to the far post found the back of the net in the 88th minute, giving 24th-ranked Madonna University a 1-0 victory over No. 22 Cumberland in the NAIA Men’s Soccer Championship Opening Round on a windy and blustery Saturday here at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Softball, Headlines

Clarksville's Milliken signs with Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Clarksville, Tenn., native Macey Milliken to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year. Milliken is the second Phoenix signee for next season.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Lebanon's Anderson inks with CU golf

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland golf coach Rich Williams announced the signing of Lebanon native Maggie Anderson to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year. Anderson is the first Phoenix signee for next season.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Men's soccer match time moved to 11 a.m.

LEBANON, Tenn. – Game time for Cumberland’s soccer match Saturday against Madonna University in the NAIA Championship Opening Round at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field has been moved to 11 a.m. CT, trying to beat the torrential rain in the forecast, as announced Friday by the athletic department.


Football, Headlines

Fifteen football players earn Academic All-MSC accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fifteen Cumberland football players were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference this week 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.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Bowling Green's Moore signs with CU volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Bowling Green, Ky., native Shea Moore to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year. Moore is the fourth Phoenix signee for next season.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Phoenix let first-half lead slip away in 70-60 defeat

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sixteenth-ranked William Carey erased a 21-point first-half deficit, with Brandon Sheppard and Troy Salvant each scoring 13 points and Sheppard adding 10 rebounds in a 70-60 Crusaders victory over Cumberland in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Football, Headlines

Nine football players earn All-MSC Bluegrass honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland seniors Chandler Peeples, Donovan Norfleet, Jason Smith, Cody Carr and DeAnthony Patrick along with sophomore Kimlee North were voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division while senior Nick Bodden and sophomores Kris Parker and Denarius Toliver were named Second Team All-MSC, as announced Thursday by the league office.


Wrestling, Headlines

Nguyen, Jones both ranked in latest NAIA poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Sean Nguyen and junior DeAndre Jones are both ranked in their respective weight classes in the latest NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Poll released Tuesday by the national office.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Phoenix add Michigan native Arena to signing class

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Washington Township, Mich., native Luciana Arena to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year. Arena is the third Phoenix signee for next season.


Softball, Headlines

Gordonsville's Griffin inks with CU softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Gordonsville, Tenn., native Caitlyn Griffin to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year. She is the first Phoenix signee in this year’s recruiting class.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball inks Ohio native Corey

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Springboro, Ohio, native Cheyenne Corey to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Kisiloski named CoSIDA Academic All-District

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Kaitlen Kisiloski was voted CoSIDA Academic All-District® 2 College Division, as announced by the national organization last week. Kisiloski is now entered into the pool of candidates for Academic All-America honors.


Bowling, Headlines

Wagner, Wezel lead CU at Brunswick Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Taylor Wagner finished 31st and junior Kelsey Wezel placed 57th among more than 160 participants, leading the Cumberland bowling teams at the Brunswick Southern Classic on November 4-5 in Marietta, Ga.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Game time, ticket prices set for NAIA Men's Soccer Opening Round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer hosts Madonna University for a Noon kickoff this Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field in the NAIA Championship Opening Round, as announced Wednesday by the athletic department.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Phoenix hosting Madonna for NAIA Opening Round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer earned a home match and will face Madonna University in the NAIA Championship Opening Round, as announced Monday by the national office.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

First-half run buries Phoenix on the road

LEBANON, Tenn. – Third-ranked Freed-Hardeman used a 20-6 run in the second quarter to open a big lead and posted an 83-51 victory over No. 22 Cumberland in women’s basketball action Saturday in Henderson, Tenn.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Men's hoops completes comeback in 69-62 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland completed a comeback with a 10-0 run in the final minutes of the game and outscored the Lions 37-25 in the second half en route to a 69-62 victory over Freed-Hardeman on Saturday in Henderson, Tenn.


Football, Headlines

Phoenix record 62-23 Senior Day victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Dezmon Huntley passed for 234 yards and four touchdowns, Kimlee North rushed for two TDs and Cumberland piled up 604 yards of total offense, posting a 62-23 victory over Kentucky Christian on Senior Day here Saturday at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Late goal sends Phoenix to 1-0 defeat

LEBANON, Tenn. – Amara Safuan scored from distance in the 77th minute, helping Lindsey Wilson claim a 1-0 victory over 19th-ranked Lindsey Wilson in the championship match of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Tournament on Friday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Men's soccer claims second MSC title with golden goal victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Markus Skraastad equalized in the 82nd minute and Daniel Williams found the back of the net in the second overtime, giving 22nd-ranked Cumberland a 2-1 victory over No. 6 Lindsey Wilson and the Mid-South Conference Tournament championship Friday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Big shots by Oakwood send CU to road defeat

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Oakwood University began the second half with a 13-6 run, taking the lead for good, and Simeon Middleton netted 10 of his 16 points after intermission, including two huge 3-pointers, as the Ambassadors posted an 86-75 victory over Cumberland in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at Ashby Auditorium.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Oliver's 20 points, Lindsey's 13 assists lead CU past Oakwood

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Kaitlin Oliver netted a career-best 20 points and Janisha Lindsey added a career-high 13 points, as Cumberland started the contest with a 20-2 run and never looked back in a 107-58 victory over Oakwood University in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at Ashby Auditorium.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Tigers sweep Phoenix in MSC Quarterfinals

BOWLING GREEN, Ky., - Three Tiger players collected double-digit kills and Kate Harris recorded 39 assists to help Campbellsville sweep Cumberland in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships on Thursday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Second-half goals carry Phoenix to championship game

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sarah Haddock converted a penalty kick in the 58th minute and Rebecca Holloway added a goal eight minutes later for 19th-ranked Cumberland in a 2-0 win against Campbellsville University in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Championships on Thursday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Williams nets two goals, CU reaches MSC finals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams scored twice in the first half and 22nd-ranked Cumberland moved into the championship match with a 2-0 victory over 19th-ranked Campbellsville University in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Championships on Thursday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Markovic, Nalovic voted First Team All-MSC

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Cumberland University’s Isidora Markovic and Masa Nalovic earned First Team All-Mid-South Conference honors announced by the league office during the banquet on Wednesday night in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Volleyball, Headlines

Barbe named men's volleyball coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the hiring of Scott Barbe as the first head coach for men’s volleyball. CU previously announced adding the sport of men’s volleyball, set to begin play during the 2018-19 academic year.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Nine volleyball players named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nine Cumberland volleyball players were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference on Wednesday, as announced by the league office in advance of the conference tournament that begins Thursday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

WKU pulls away in both halves from Phoenix

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Diondrey Holt, Jr., finished with 13 points and Will Shelton added nine, as Cumberland played well for 15 minutes before a 23-2 run by Western Kentucky opened a close game and WKU never looked back in a 109-66 exhibition victory over the Phoenix here Tuesday night at E.A. Diddle Arena.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer drops three spots to No. 19 in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped three spots to No. 19 in the latest NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office.


Wrestling, Headlines

Jones places second; Meyn, Weber reach semifinals for CU at Patriot Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior DeAndre Jones finished second at 197 and seniors Austin Meyn and Brandon Weber each lost in the semifinals at 141 for the Cumberland wrestling team in the club’s first action of the season Saturday at the Patriot Open in Williamsburg, Ky.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball picked fourth in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball was picked fourth in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Friday by the league office.


Women's Cross Country, Headlines

NAIA releases cross country championships qualifiers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Taylor Blankenship received official word late Monday, receiving official word of her place as an individual in the 38th Annual NAIA Cross Country Championships set for Saturday, November 18 in Vancouver, Wash.


Women's Golf, Headlines

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

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s golf is ranked 24th in the first regular season edition of the NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Friday by the national office.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball set to face Campbellsville in MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball will face Campbellsville University in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships this Thursday at South Warren High School in Bowling Green, Ky., as announced Monday by the league office.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Six players net double digits in 84-69 Phoenix victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Juandrico Walker led the Phoenix with 16 points and 10 rebounds and five other Cumberland players netted double-figure points en route to an 84-69 victory over 25th-ranked Martin Methodist on Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Football, Headlines

Big plays hurt Phoenix in 52-34 loss

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Dezmon Huntley passed for 391 yards and four touchdowns, but 21st-ranked Campbellsville University scored 38 unanswered points in the middle of the game en route to a 58-34 victory over No. 22 Cumberland in football action here Saturday at Finley Stadium.


Women's Cross Country

Blankenship places 10th, qualifies for NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Taylor Blankenship placed 10th, Claudia Tepox finished 12th and sophomore Amber Mays was 13th for Cumberland women’s cross country on Saturday at the Mid-South Conference Championships at Phil Moore Park in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Cross Country, Headlines

Barlow places 14th, Mihnovich 18th for CU men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshmen Joel Barlow finished 14th and Nate Mihnovich placed 18th, leading Cumberland men’s cross country to a fourth-place team finish on Saturday at the Mid-South Conference Championships at Phil Moore Park in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Women's hoops falls late, 57-53

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kyra Tucker recorded 15 points, six rebounds and five assists and 22nd-ranked Cumberland dug out of a 13-point first-half hole, but Martin Methodist scored the final eight points of the game, prevailing 57-53 over the Phoenix in women’s basketball action here Friday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Wrestling, Headlines

Nguyen, Jones, Floyd ranked for CU wrestling

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Sean Nguyen, junior DeAndre Jones and sophomore Jon Floyd were all ranked in their respective weight classes in the NAIA Preseason Wrestling Coaches’ Poll announced recently by the national office. The Phoenix open the 2017-18 campaign this Saturday at the Patriot Open in Williamsburg, Ky.


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

Four cross country runners earn Academic All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland cross country runners – juniors Taylor Blankenship and Chris Swann as well as sophomores Michaela Postell and Jerry Rojas – were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference by the league office on Friday in advance of the league championships this weekend.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Holloway posts two goals, two assists in 7-0 opening win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rebecca Holloway recorded two goals and two assists and 16th-ranked Cumberland jumped out to an early lead and never looked back in a 5-0 victory against the University of Pikeville in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Championships on Friday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Williams scores twice, McNamara nets PK in 3-0 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams scored in each half and Brian McNamara converted a penalty kick in 22nd-ranked Cumberland’s 3-0 victory over Georgetown College in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Championships on Thursday night in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Phoenix battle, fall to No. 17 Georgetown

LEBANON, Tenn. – Both teams rallied point-for-point in the opening set, tying the score on 12 different occasions, but 17th-ranked Georgetown College came out on top 29-27, and won the next two sets helping them sweep the Phoenix on Thursday night here at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Holloway voted MSC Player of Year, Davies Coach of Year at MSC banquet

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Rebecca Holloway was voted Mid-South Conference Player of the Year and Brian Davies was named Coach of the Year while nine Phoenix players earned First Team All-Mid-South Conference honors, as announced by the league during a banquet Thursday night in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Seven women's soccer players earn Academic All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seven Cumberland women’s soccer players earned Academic All-Mid-South Conference accolades on Thursday, as announced by the league office in advance of the conference tournament that begins Friday at Warren Central High School in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Big runs lift Bulldogs past Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fisk University opened up the game with a 13-0 run and Ryainni Scott and El Paso Pitts netted 18 points apiece to help the Bulldogs secure a 75-60 victory over Cumberland on Wednesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Grant named Coach of Year, Watson earns Freshman of Year for men's soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Bennet Strutz, Sondre Risa, Tyler Watson, Markus Skraastad, Brian McNamara and Daniel Williams were voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference, Watson earned Freshman of the Year honors and Adam Grant garnered Coach of the Year accolades, as announced by the league office Wednesday night.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Shires voted MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland forward Emily Shires garnered Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week accolades after posting two goals and two assists in a pair of victories for the Phoenix, as announced Monday by the league office.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Nine men's soccer players named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nine Cumberland men’s soccer players were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference by the league office on Wednesday in advance of the conference championships that begin Thursday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball drops 3-0 decision at Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – 24th-ranked Campbellsville won the first two sets and trailed 12-7 in the third but went on a 9-4 run to make a comeback winning the final frame to sweep Cumberland on Tuesday in Campbellsville, Ky.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Strode shoots even par, Romero Valverde 73 for CU women

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Savanna Strode carded an even-par 72 and sophomore Raquel Romero Valverde shot one-over 73, leading Cumberland women’s golf to a third-place team finish on Tuesday at the Metro Parks/Town and Country Invitational at McCabe Golf Course in Nashville, Tenn. The tournament ends the fall schedule for the Phoenix.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Second-half goals end CU winning streak

LEBANON, Tenn. – Savannah Moreland scored in the first half and Sarah Haddock’s penalty kick knotted the match early in the second half, but third-ranked Martin Methodist posted three goals in 12 minutes in the second period en route to a 5-2 victory over No. 16 Cumberland in women’s soccer action Tuesday afternoon in Pulaski, Tenn.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Strutz garners MSC, NAIA Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland goalkeeper Bennet Strutz was voted Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday and added NAIA Defensive honors on Tuesday, posting 10 total saves and allowing just one goal in two matches for the Phoenix.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Perry, Powell pace Phoenix past Ambassadors in season opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – Trent Perry hit three triples in a row to spark a 15-2 run helping the Phoenix make a comeback in the first half, and Ty Sean Powell posted 17 points all in the second half sending Cumberland to a 92-78 victory over Oakwood University on Monday night here at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Early rush propels CU to season-opening win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Micah Norris netted 12 points, Kaitlin Oliver posted 11 points and Kyra Tucker added 10, as 22nd-ranked Cumberland jumped to a 45-13 halftime lead and never looked back in a season-opening 79-41 victory against Oakwood University in women’s basketball action Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Pages Preuss cards 77 to lead CU at McCabe

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Ana Laura Pages Preuss recorded a five-over par 77 and senior Abbey Burgdorf and sophomore Raquel Romero Valverde each shot 78 for Cumberland women’s golf on Monday in the first day of the Metro Parks-Town and Country Invitational at McCabe Golf Course in Nashville, Tenn.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer set to take on Pikeville in conference tourney

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer is the No. 1 seed in this week’s Mid-South Conference Championships and will take on the University of Pikeville on Friday in the quarterfinals at Warren Central High School in Bowling Green, Ky., as announced Monday by the league office.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

CU men set to face Georgetown in MSC Quarterfinals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer will face Georgetown College in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships on Thursday at Warren Central High School in Bowling Green, Ky., as announced Monday by the league office.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Jackson Rotary Classic announces 2017 match-ups

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball will face Vanguard University and the University of Providence in the Jackson Rotary Classic on November 24-25 at Oman Arena in Jackson, Tenn., as announced this week.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Senior Day ends with scoreless draw

LEBANON, Tenn. – Patrick Crawley’s drive from 10 yards was saved at the end of the first overtime and Bennet Strutz made an incredible diving save at the beginning of the first extra period, preserving a scoreless draw between 22nd-ranked Cumberland and ninth-ranked Georgia Gwinnett in men’s soccer action here Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Phoenix defeat Lions on Senior Day

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won the opening set 25-4 and Mikayla Wickham tallied a career-best 18 kills to help the Phoenix to a 3-1 victory over Bryan College on Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center for senior day.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Goals from Shires, Kisiloski lead 2-0 road win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Emily Shires put 16th-ranked Cumberland ahead with a goal early in the first half and Kaitlen Kisiloski added her third score of the season in the second period in a 2-0 victory over Bryan College in women’s soccer action Friday afternoon in Dayton, Tenn.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Phoenix fall to No. 1 Lindsey Wilson

LEBANON, Tenn. – First-ranked Lindsey Wilson won the opening set by just seven points but Cumberland did not score more than 13 points in each of the final frames, dropping a 3-0 decision to the Blue Raiders on Thursday at the Biggers Sports Center in Columbia, Ky.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Williams nets game-winner in final minute at Life

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams scored the game-winner with just 16 seconds remaining in regulation, giving Cumberland a 2-1 victory against Life University in men’s soccer action Wednesday night in Marietta, Ga.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Phoenix win MSC championship with 5-2 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mariah Aplin posted two goals and one assist and Emily Shires added a goal and two assists, as 16th-ranked Cumberland wrapped up its second Mid-South Conference regular season championship with a 5-2 victory over Life University in women’s soccer action Wednesday evening in Marietta, Ga.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Burgdorf, Valverde both shoot 74, CU women take team victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Abbey Burgdorf and sophomore Raquel Romero Valverde each shot two-over par 74 and Cumberland erased a three-shot deficit to post a team victory in women’s golf action Tuesday at the RedHawk Fall Classic at Canebrake Club in Athens, Ala.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Women's hoops ranked 22nd in NAIA Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball and ninth-ranked head coach Jeremy Lewis are ranked 22nd in the NAIA Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll released late Tuesday by the national office.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Daniel cards 69, CU places third at RedHawk Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Garrett Daniel carded the low round of the tournament with a three-under par 69 and senior Zach Polston shot even-par 72, leading Cumberland men’s golf to a third-place team showing on Tuesday at the RedHawk Fall Classic at Canebrake Club in Athens, Tenn.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Men's soccer moves up two spots to No. 22

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland posted its third straight victory and eighth win in the last 10 outings over the weekend and moved up two spots to No. 22 in this week’s NAIA Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, as announced Tuesday by the national office.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Pages Preuss leads by two shots after even-par 72

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Ana Laura Pages Preuss carded an even-par round of 72 to lead by two strokes and Cumberland women’s golf is second in the team standings, trailing by three shots, after the first round of the RedHawk Fall Classic on Monday at Canebrake Club in Athens, Tenn.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Williams shoots 73, Daniel 77 for CU at RedHawk

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Austin Williams carded a one-over par 73 and junior Garrett Daniel added a 76, leading the Cumberland men’s golf team on Monday at the RedHawk Fall Classic at Canebrake Club in Athens, Tenn.


Football, Headlines

North voted MSC Offensive Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland running back Kimlee North accounted for 199 all-purpose yards and three touchdowns Saturday against Lindsey Wilson, garnering his second straight Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division Offensive Player of the Week accolade, as announced Monday by the league office.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Strutz garners MSC Defensive accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland goalkeeper Bennet Strutz registered 154 shutout minutes in two matches for Cumberland, earning Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week honors, as announced Monday by the league office.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Holland inks with CU volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Franklin, Tenn., native Holland Mooney to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year, the first signee for next season for the Phoenix.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

McNamara, Abudiore lead Phoenix in 5-0 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara collected a pair of goals and Tosin Abudiore added a goal and an assist in a 5-0 victory for 24th-ranked Cumberland in the University of Pikeville in men’s soccer action Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Football, Headlines

Frantic comeback falls short for CU

COLUMBIA, Ky. – Kimlee North rushed for 131 yards and two touchdowns and added a 38-yard TD reception, but 22nd-ranked Cumberland could not dig out of an early hole and dropped a 44-41 decision to No. 5 Lindsey Wilson here Saturday in football action at Blue Raider Stadium.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer posts 11-0 Senior Day win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Emily Shires netted a hat trick and Kaitlen Kisiloski, Rebecca Holloway and Savannah Moreland each posted two goals, as 16th-ranked Cumberland scored six times in the first 22 minutes en route to an 11-0 victory on Senior Day against the University of Pikeville on Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball tops Pikeville in three, wins third straight

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland completed a comeback with a 7-2 run to win the opening set, and Masa Nalovic posted eight kills, three of those during the run to help the Phoenix to a 3-0 win against the University of Pikeville on Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


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

Blankenship, Barlow leads harriers at St. Louis Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Joel Barlow finished fifth and juniors Taylor Blankenship and Claudia Tepox both placed in the Top 15, leading the Cumberland cross country teams on Saturday at the St. Louis Fall Classic in St. Louis, Mo.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Markovic, Worrell help Phoenix sweep Bears

LEBANON, Tenn. – Isidora Markovic posted 15 kills and three blocks and Amanda Worrell added nine kills and two blocks en route to a 3-0 win over Shawnee State, picking up their fourth Mid-South conference victory of the season on Friday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Baseball, Headlines

Stadium seat sponsorships available for baseball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fans, alumni and interested parties of Cumberland University baseball may sponsor a stadium seat at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium, continuing the tradition as one of the nation’s best small college facilities.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Quick start propels men past SSU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tyler Watson and Daniel Williams recorded two goals apiece and 24th-ranked Cumberland jumped out to a seven-goal before registering an 8-3 win against Shawnee State in men’s soccer action Wednesday night in Portsmouth, Ohio.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Phoenix run win streak to six with 2-0 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rebecca Holloway and Mariah Aplin both scored for 16th-ranked Cumberland, as the Phoenix remained undefeated in league play and ran its winning streak to six overall with a 2-0 victory over Shawnee State in women’s soccer action Wednesday in Portsmouth, Ohio.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Gaddes cards 76, Smith 78 for CU golf

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Reece Gaddes shot four-over 76 and freshman Bryson Smith added a 78 for Cumberland men’s golf in the second round of the Bojangles Tennessee Intercollegiate on Tuesday at Tennessee National Golf Club in Loudon, Tenn.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Men's soccer holds at No. 24 in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland remained 24th in this week’s NAIA Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll after registering a 7-0 win in the team’s only match, as announced late Tuesday by the national office.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer moves up one spot to No. 16

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer continued its ascent in the NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, moving up one spot to 16th in this week’s edition, as announced late Tuesday by the national office.


Bowling, Headlines

Bell places 16th, Midgett 27th for CU bowling

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Peyton Bell finished 16th and senior Chase Midgett placed 27th, leading the Cumberland bowlers over the weekend at the Orange and Black Classic in Dayton, Ohio.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Salazar Yañez, Landi post victories at Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Marianela Landi and Belen Salazar Yañez each recorded singles wins and Salazar Yañez and Joana Bou posted a doubles victory for Cumberland women’s tennis this past weekend at the Campbellsville Fall Invitational in Campbellsville, Ky.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Lucich, Puertolas post three wins apiece at Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis registered six singles wins and five doubles victories, including three apiece from Axel Lucich and Ramon Puertolas, this past weekend at the Campbellsville Fall Invitational in Campbellsville, Ky.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball announces 2018 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball coach Woody Hunt announced the team’s 2018 schedule this week, which includes 26 home games and 15 contests against teams that played in last year’s NAIA National Tournament.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Phoenix women picked fourth in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball and ninth-year head coach Jeremy Lewis were picked fourth in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Tuesday by the national office.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Williams cards first-round 75, CU tied for 10th

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Austin Williams carded an opening-round 75 and junior Dominic Patton shot 79 for Cumberland men’s golf on Monday at the Bojangles Tennessee Intercollegiate at Tennessee National Golf Club in Loudon, Tenn.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Men's hoops tied for sixth in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball tied for sixth in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll announced Tuesday by the league office.


Football, Headlines

Football up two spots to No. 22

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up two spots to 22nd in this week’s NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll following a 52-21 victory over Bethel University, released Monday by the national office.


Football, Headlines

North garners MSC Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland running back Kimlee North was named the Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division Offensive Player of the Week on Monday, rushing for a career-high 154 yards and two touchdowns in CU’s 52-21 win over Bethel University, as announced by the league office.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Kambeitz garners third straight MSC honor

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland goalkeeper Ashley Kambeitz was voted the Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week for the third consecutive time on Sunday, posting seven saves in an overtime victory over Georgetown College, as announced by the league office.


Football, Headlines

Phoenix rush past Wildcats, 52-21

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kimlee North scored twice in the fourth quarter on TD runs of nine and 62 yards and 24th-ranked Cumberland posted the last 24 points of the game, racking up 564 rushing yards in a 52-21 victory over Bethel University in football action here Saturday at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball snaps five-game losing streak with sweep at Life

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Phoenix committed just nine attack errors, hitting .310 percent in the match and added eight blocks defeating Life University for their third Mid-South conference victory of the season and ending a five-game losing streak on Saturday in Marietta, Ga.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

McNamara's hat trick paces CU in 7-0 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara posted a natural hat trick in the first 25 minutes and Daniel Pickens scored a pair of goals off the bench for 24th-ranked Cumberland a 7-0 win in men’s soccer action here Friday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Overtime goal sends CU past Georgetown

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rebecca Holloway’s hard cross from the right caromed off a Georgetown College defender and into the back of the net in the 94th minute, giving 17th-ranked Cumberland a 1-0 overtime victory in women’s soccer action here Friday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


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 18.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Men's soccer down one spot in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer dropped one spot to No. 24 in this week’s NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll after posting a draw and a loss on the road at Top 15 squads.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Strode cards final-round 78, CU places sixth

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Savanna Strode posted a final-round six-over par 78 but no other Cumberland player shot below 80 and the Phoenix dropped to sixth in the overall standings on Tuesday at the Thomas University Invitational in Valdosta, Ga.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Patriots top Phoenix in four

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Taylor Kasper posted her fourth 20-plus dig outing this season helping the squad win the opening set, but a second-set comeback led the University of the Cumberlands to a 3-1 over the Phoenix on Tuesday night in Williamsburg, Ky.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer moves up to No. 17 in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – After posting a pair of road victories with one over a Top 15 opponent, Cumberland women’s soccer jumped eight spots to No. 17 in this week’s NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office.


Wrestling, Headlines

Wrestling picked fifth in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestling was picked fifth in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll in a vote of league coaches released Tuesday by the conference office.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Landi, Garijo Garrido pick up wins at UC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Marianela Landi and Ainhoa Garijo Garrido each won singles draws but the duo lost in the doubles final for Cumberland women’s tennis on Saturday at the University of the Cumberlands Fall Invitational in Williamsburg, Ky.


Men's Tennis, Headlines

Puertolas, Fernandez Meaca take singles wins at the Cumberlands

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ramon Puertolas collected two singles wins and he and Francisco Fernandez Meaca won his doubles draw for Cumberland tennis on Saturday at the University of the Cumberlands Fall Invitational in Williamsburg, Ky.


Softball, Headlines

Softball announces 2018 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the team’s 2018 schedule this week, which includes 30 home games and 16 contests against teams that played in last year’s NAIA National Tournament.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Pages Preuss shoots 77 in first collegiate round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ana Laura Pages Preuss carded a five-over par 77 in her first collegiate round while sophomore Raquel Romero Valverde and senior Savannah Strode both shot 79, leading the Cumberland women’s golf team on Monday at the Thomas University Invitational in Valdosta, Ga.


Football, Headlines

Football moves back into NAIA Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s record-setting-performance on Saturday helped the Phoenix move back into the Top 25 on Monday, coming in at No. 24 in the NAIA Coaches’ Poll released by the national office.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Kambeitz named MSC Defensive Player of the Week again

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland goalkeeper Ashley Kambeitz registered a pair of road victories, collecting nine total saves in the two outings to garner Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week accolades for the second straight week, as announced by the league office.


Football, Headlines

Tate garners Defensive POW accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Tyler Tate posted six tackles and returned a fumble for a touchdown in Cumberland’s win Saturday against Cincinnati Christian, earning Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division Defensive Player of the Week honors, as announced by the league office.


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

Mays finishes 14th, Barlow 28th at Fast Cats Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Amber Mays finished 14th and freshman Joel Barlow placed 20th, leading the Cumberland cross country teams at the Fast Cats Classic on Saturday in Owensboro, Ky.


Football, Headlines

Football soars over Eagles in Homecoming win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kimlee North ran for two touchdowns, Cumberland’s defense accounted for a pair of scores and Joseph Rushin posted two TDs, one rushing and one passing, in a 58-0 victory over Cincinnati Christian in football action on Homecoming here Saturday at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Second-half surge carries Blue Raiders over CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara scored twice in the first half for 23rd-ranked Cumberland, but 11th-ranked Lindsey Wilson exploded for six goals over the final 55 minutes, including a hat trick by Tyler Collishaw, in a 6-2 win in men’s soccer action Friday night in Columbia, Ky.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Shires, Segura each post goal, assist in 3-1 CU road win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Emily Shires and Jennifer Segura each scored a goal and assisted on another and Rebecca Holloway added a long free kick for a goal in 25th-ranked Cumberland’s 3-1 victory over No. 12 Lindsey Wilson in women’s soccer action Friday night in Columbia, Ky.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Phoenix fall in four to No. 17 Georgetown

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won the opening set to 17th-ranked Georgetown College but the Tigers made a strong comeback securing the second set 25-8, en route to a 3-1 victory over the Phoenix on Thursday in Georgetown, Ky.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Kambeitz earns NAIA Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland goalkeeper Ashley Kambeitz was voted NAIA Defensive Player of the Week on Tuesday for her efforts in a pair of victories for the Phoenix, including a shutout of then ninth-ranked University of Mobile, as announced by the national office.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Phoenix post 1-1 draw at Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tyler Watson’s goal after a mad scramble in front gave 23rd-ranked Cumberland the lead late in the first half, but 12th-ranked Campbellsville University found an equalizer in the second period and the Phoenix came away with a 1-1 draw, playing the final 70 minutes a man down in men’s soccer action Tuesday night in Campbellsville, Ky.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Cumberland drops five-set thriller to No. 24 Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Isidora Markovic recorded a season-high 17 kills and eight blocks but the Tigers made a comeback from a 13-8 deficit in the fifth set scoring seven consecutive points to defeat Cumberland on Tuesday night here at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Shires' late goal lifts CU to 2-1 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Maria Aplin scored early through the first half for a Cumberland lead and Emily Shires netted the game-winner in the 73rd minute, giving the 25th-ranked Phoenix a 2-0 victory over Campbellsville University in women’s soccer action Tuesday night in Campbellsville, Ky.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Men's soccer moves up one spot to No. 23

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer moved up one spot to 23rd in this week’s NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll as released by the national office Tuesday afternoon.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer moves back into NAIA Coaches' Top 25 Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer moved back into the NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll on Tuesday, coming in at No. 25, as released by the national office.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Williams ties for seventh with third straight 72

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Austin Williams shot even-par 72 for the third straight round, tying for seventh individually while Cumberland finished ninth as a team at the Skyhawk Classic on Tuesday at Paris Landing State Park in Buchanan, Tenn.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Williams cards two rounds of 72, tied for fifth at Skyhawk Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Austin Williams carded a pair of even-par rounds of 72 and is tied for fifth at the Skyhawk Classic on Monday at Paris Landing State Park in Buchanan, Tenn.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Shires, Kambeitz garner MSC Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Emily Shires and Ashley Kambeitz were voted the Mid-South Conference Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, helping the Phoenix to a pair of wins, including a victory over ninth-ranked University of Mobile, as announced Monday by the league office.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

McNamara named MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Brian McNamara scored a pair of goals versus the University of the Cumberlands, earning Mid-South Conference Player of the Week honors, as announced by the league office on Monday.


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

Barlow places 26th, Mays 35th for CU cross country

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Joel Barlow placed 26th and sophomore Amber Mays finished 35th, leading the Cumberland cross country teams on Saturday at the Greater Louisville Classic at Tom Sawyer Park in Louisville, Ky.


Football, Headlines

Second-half comeback falls short at Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Joseph Rushing threw for 304 and two touchdowns, both to Denarius Toliver, while running for another TD and Josh Bates returned a fumble 64 yards for a score, but Daric Pugh’s 43-yard TD run in the last two minutes helped 12th-ranked Georgetown College to a 38-28 win over No. 22 Cumberland in football action Saturday here at Toyota Stadium.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Cumberland drops 3-2 decision to Life

LEBANON, Tenn. – Life University’s Liz Mann recorded a double-double posting 14 kills, four in the final set and 13 digs helping the Running Eagles make a late comeback in a five-set victory over Cumberland University at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center on Friday night.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Phoenix blank ninth-ranked Mobile, 2-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Savannah Moreland’s goal in the 33rd minute gave Cumberland the lead and Emily Shires added an insurance score in the 69th minute, as the Phoenix overcame a slow start but prevailed 2-0 against ninth-ranked University of Mobile in women’s soccer action here Thursday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's Volleyball, Headlines

Cumberland receives grant from MotorMVB Foundation

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University and the MotorMVB Foundation announced a $20,000 grant to aide in the establishment of a men’s volleyball program at CU. The University announced the addition of men’s volleyball for the 2018-19 academic year in August, with Kathy Slaughter serving as Director of Volleyball, overseeing the hiring of a coach and implementation of the program.


Bowling, Headlines

Wezel, Bell place in Top 10 for CU bowling

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Peyton Bell placed ninth at the Louisville Collegiate Classic on Saturday and junior Kelsey Wezel finished eighth at the Thomas N. Burris Memorial Classic on Sunday, leading the Cumberland bowling teams over the weekend in Louisville, Ky.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Men's soccer ranked 24th in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer made its way into the NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll for the first time this season, debuting at No. 24, as released late Tuesday by the national office.


Men's Basketball, Wrestling, Softball, General

REMINDER: RSVP for Hall of Fame banquet

LEBANON, Tenn. – RSVP for Cumberland University's 29th Annual Sports Hall of Fame banquet by this Friday, September 30. The banquet is set for Friday, October 6 at 6 p.m. in Baird Chapel, with former student-athletes Danielle Henry (softball), Brandon Springer (basketball) and Corey Bleaken (wrestling) as well as administrator and contributor Pat Lawson set for induction that evening.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Hendersonville's Stevens signs with Phoenix soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Brian Davies announced the signing of Hendersonville native Haley Stevens to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year. Stevens is the second Phoenix signee for next season.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Patriots top Phoenix in three

LEBANON, Tenn. – The University of the Cumberlands Lynsey Short tallied 26 assists and the Phoenix hit just .017 percent in the match, dropping a 3-0 decision to the Patriots on Tuesday at the Dallas Floyd Gymnasium.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

McNamara nets two goals in fifth straight shutout for men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara scored two goals and Markus Skraastad collected two assists in Cumberland’s 3-0 victory against the University of the Cumberlands in men’s soccer action here Tuesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Shires scores twice in 4-0 CU win

LEBANON, Tenn, – Emily Shires scored in each half and 23rd-ranked Cumberland dominated possession for most of the match in a 4-0 victory over the University of the Cumberlands in women’s soccer action here Tuesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Football, Headlines

Phoenix drop one spot to 22nd in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football dropped one spot to 22nd after a 27-20 loss to NCAA Division I FCS Presbyterian College in this week’s NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, as announced late Monday by the national office.


Football, Headlines

Patrick named MSC Football Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s DeAnthony Patrick was named the Mid-South Conference Football Defensive Player of the Week on Monday after registering a career-best 14 tackles in CU’s 27-20 loss at NCAA Division I FCS Presbyterian College.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Watson, Strutz garner MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Tyler Watson and Bennet Strutz were voted Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, on Monday after their performances in a pair of victories for the Phoenix.


Women's Tennis, Headlines

Garijo Garrido loses in regional singles final

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garijo Garrido dropped a 6-1, 6-3, decision to Isabella Dale from the University of the Cumberlands in the women’s tennis finals at the ITA Southeast Regionals Sunday in Georgetown, Ky.


Football, Headlines

Late touchdown sends CU to 27-20 loss

CLINTON, S.C. – DaShawn Davis’ 49-yard touchdown catch-and-run, avoiding tacklers before finding a crease and racing to the end zone with 2:40 remaining helped Presbyterian hold off Cumberland, 27-20, in football action here Saturday night at Bailey Memorial Stadium.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Headlines

Garijo Garrido reaches final, Puertolas falls in semis at ITA Regionals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garijo Garrido collected two singles victories on Saturday to reach the finals while Ramon Puertolas posted one win but lost in the semifinals of the ITA Southeast Regionals in Georgetown, Ky.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

CU secures third straight win

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Phoenix secured their second Mid-South conference victory and third straight win defeating the University of Pikeville in four sets on Saturday in Pikeville, Ky.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Phoenix score early and often in win over Oakland City

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara, Bakary Bagayogo and Tyler Watson all scored two goals apiece and Cumberland cruised to a 7-0 victory over Oakland City University in men’s soccer action Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Headlines

Garijo Garrido, Ferraris, Puertolas all reach singles quarters at ITAs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garijo Garrido, Ramon Puertolas and Riccardo Ferraris all advanced to the quarterfinals with two singles victories in tennis action Friday at the ITA Southeast Regionals in Georgetown, Ky.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball claims first MSC victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Kara Snell recorded a season-best 23 digs and Cumberland did not allow the Bears to score more than 15 points in two sets, en route to a sweep over Shawnee State the on Friday in Portsmouth, Ohio.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Phoenix, Wildcats play to 3-3 draw

LEBANON, Tenn. – Marissa Avnaim netted her second goal of the year and Mariah Aplin put 23rd-ranked Cumberland ahead late, but Indiana Wesleyan scored with 2:07 left in regulation and neither team could find the back of the net in extra time in a 3-3 draw in women’s soccer action here Friday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Headlines

Two men, four women reach Round of 32 singles at ITA Regionals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Riccardo Ferraris and Ramon Puertolas both won for the men while four women – Ainhoa Garijo Garrido, Marianela Landi, Trinidad Aguirre and Joana Bou – all advanced for Cumberland in singles on Thursday at the ITA Southeast Regionals presented by Oracle in Georgetown, Ky.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer moves up one spot to No. 23

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer moved up one spot to No. 23 in this week’s NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, released late Tuesday by the national office.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Vetter inks with Phoenix soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Brian Davies announced the signing of Murfreesboro, Tenn., native Kenzi Vetter to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year. She is the first signee for the Phoenix for next season.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball hosting alumni event for Homecoming

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball will host an alumni event on Homecoming Saturday, October 7, including a breakfast, alumni match with current players and a tailgate lunch before the football game against Cincinnati Christian.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Men's hoops announces 2017-18 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University men’s basketball coach Lonnie Thompson announced the team’s 2017-18 schedule this week, which includes 13 home games and 13 contests against teams that played in last year’s NAIA Championships.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Watson, Crowley goals lead 2-0 CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tyler Watson put Cumberland ahead with a goal late in the first half and Patrick Crowley added an insurance score with just over 14 minutes to play, giving the Phoenix a 2-0 lead over long-time rival and 24th-ranked Martin Methodist in men’s soccer action here Wednesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Headlines

Draws released for ITA Southeast Regionals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland tennis begins play in the ITA Southeast Regionals presented by Oracle on Thursday in Georgetown, Ky., with six men and six women looking to win regional championships and advance to the Oracle ITA Fall National Championships in Indian Wells, Calif.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Gaddes posts 72, Daniel 74 for men's golf

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Reece Gaddes carded an even-par round of 72 and junior Garrett Daniel shot 74 on Tuesday for Cumberland men’s golf at the Mid-South Conference Fall Invitational in Georgetown, Ky.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Strode shoots 75, places eighth at MSC Fall Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Savanna Strode carded a final-round three-over par 75 and senior Abbey Burgdorf posted a 79, with both players finishing in the Top 10 overall for Cumberland women’s golf on Tuesday at the Mid-South Conference Fall Invitational in Georgetown, Ky.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Overtime goal sends Phoenix to 3-2 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rebecca Holloway netted her fourth goal of the year early in the second half and 24th-ranked Cumberland evened the match with an own goal, but Dominique Fletcher’s score in the 108th minute gave Georgia Gwinnett a 3-2 double overtime victory over the Phoenix in women’s soccer action here Tuesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Bowling, Headlines

Davis, Bell lead bowlers at Green River

LEBANON, Tenn. – Johnathon Davis placed seventh and Peyton Bell finished 15th individually for Cumberland bowling in the season-opening tournament this past weekend at the Green River Classic in Campbellsville, Ky.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Burgdorf shoots 78, Cleveland 79 for CU golf

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Abbey Burgdorf posted an opening-round 78 and junior Anna Leigh Cleveland shot 79, leading Cumberland women’s golf at the Mid-South Conference Fall Invitational on Monday in Georgetown, Ky.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Williams shoots two-under in opening round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Austin Williams shot two-under par 70 and junior Garrett Daniel carded even-par 72 for Cumberland men’s golf on Monday at the Mid-South Conference Fall Invitational in Georgetown, Ky.


Football, Headlines

CU football ranked 21st in NAIA Coaches' Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland made its first appearances in the NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll on Monday, coming in at No. 21 after posting a 4-0 start to the 2017 season.


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

Barlow, Rojas pace harriers at Rhodes Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Joel Barlow and sophomore Jerry Rojas both finished in the Top 30 and junior Claudia Tepox paced the women for Cumberland cross country Saturday at the Rhodes College Invitational in Memphis, Tenn.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Williams nets lone goal in CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams netted his eighth goal of the year on an assist from Brian McNamara, leading Cumberland to a 1-0 win against West Virginia Tech in men’s soccer action Saturday in Beckley, W.Va.


Football, Headlines

Big first half carries football to 38-16 win

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Telvin Rucker rushed 20 times for 140 yards and one touchdown and Cumberland scored 35 points in the first half in a 38-16 victory over Edward Waters College here Saturday at University Christian School.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer posts 3-0 road shutout

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mariah Aplin scored late in the first half to put 24th-ranked Cumberland ahead and Marissa Avnaim and Savannah Moreland added goals in the first 12 minutes of the second half in a 3-0 women’s soccer victory over West Virginia Tech in Beckley, W.Va.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Markovic, Nalovic pace Phoenix in sweep at Fisk

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Isidora Markovic posted 12 kills and Masa Nalovic added 11, as Cumberland won for the fourth time in five matches with a 3-0 sweep of Fisk University here Friday night in volleyball action at Johnson Gymnasium.


Bowling, Headlines

CU women seventh, men ninth in MSC Preseason Bowling Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland ‘s women were picked seventh and the men placed ninth in the Mid-South Conference Bowling Coaches’ Preseason Poll released Friday afternoon by the league office.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Holloway garners TSWA Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University junior Rebecca Holloway registered three goals and three assists in three matches, garnering Tennessee Sports Writers Association Women’s Soccer Player of the Week honors.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Wiseman leads golfers with 75, CU places third as team

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Josh Wiseman carded a five-over par 75, tying for fourth overall, and Cumberland men’s golf finished third as a team at the Riley Moore Collegiate Club Invitational on Thursday in Centerville, Tenn.


Baseball, Headlines

Wilkerson receives call to Major Leagues

LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland All-American pitcher Aaron Wilkerson received the call of a lifetime this week, earning a promotion to the Major Leagues, made official Friday with a transaction by the Milwaukee Brewers.


Football, Headlines

Change of venue set for Saturday's football contest

LEBANON, Tenn. – Due to concerns about weather and field conditions this weekend, Cumberland’s football game venue for Saturday’s contest at Edward Waters College has been moved to University Christian School in Jacksonville, Fla..


Football, Headlines

Edward Waters confirms football game for Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s football game this Saturday at Edward Waters College will be played at Andrew Jackson High School’s stadium in Jacksonville, as confirmed Wednesday by the Edward Waters administration.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

CU drops to No. 24 in women's soccer poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped three spots to No. 24 in this week’s NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, announced late Tuesday by the national office.


Baseball, Headlines

Baseball alumni breakfast, game set for Oct. 7

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball will host an alumni breakfast and game on Saturday, October 7 during Homecoming weekend. Even more important, head coach Woody Hunt will deliver a message about the current state and future of the program.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Phoenix fall to No. 3 Lindsey Wilson

LEBANON, Tenn. – Makenzie Montano led third-ranked Lindsey Wilson College with 27 assists and two Blue Raiders tallied double-figure digs to sweep the Phoenix in their first Mid-South Conference match-up of the season here at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center on Tuesday.


Men's Golf, Headlines

Daniel cards second-round 75, men hold on for one-shot victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Garrett Daniel shot a three-over par 75 to move into the Top 10 and Cumberland men’s golf held on to win the team title by one stroke on Tuesday at the Bill Sergent Invitational in London, Ky.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Romero Valverde posts 77 to tie for seventh

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Raquel Romero Valverde carded a five-over par 77, the second-best score of the day, moving up 15 spots to a tie for seventh and helping Cumberland women’s golf to a third-place showing at the Bill Sergent Invitational on Tuesday in London, Ky.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Headlines

Garijo Garrido, Grabuelda Cruañas take singles wins at MGA Fall Warmup

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garijo Garrido and Pau Grabuelda Cruañas won their respective draws in singles and both women’s doubles teams reached the finals for Cumberland in their first fall tournament this past weekend at the Middle Georgia State Fall Warmup in Cochran, Ga.


Men's Golf, Headlines

CU holds 12-shot lead; Polston, Williams tied for third

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seniors Zach Polston and Austin Williams each carded rounds of one-over 73 and sophomore Jacob Nolen added a 75, helping Cumberland to a 12-shot lead in the team standings after the first round of the Bill Sergent Invitational in men’s golf action Monday in London, Ky.


Women's Golf, Headlines

Strode, Burgdorf both shoot 83 in opening round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seniors Abbey Burgdorf and Savanna Strode each shot 83, leading Cumberland to a tie for fourth in the team standings after the first round of the Bill Sergent Invitational in women’s golf action Monday in London, Ky.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer match rescheduled for Sept. 22

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland women’s soccer match scheduled for Wednesday this week against Indiana Wesleyan has been moved to Friday, September 22 at 1 p.m. at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field due to heavy rain and strong wind from the remnants of Hurricane Irma headed toward middle Tennessee over the next two days.


Football, Headlines

Huntley named MSC Offensive Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Dezmon Huntley passed for a touchdown and ran for two TDs in less than a quarter of action, garnering Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division Offensive Player of the Week honors on Monday, as announced by the league office.


Football, Headlines

Travecedo garners second MSC weekly honor

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Pablo Dongarra Travecedo collected his second Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division Special Teams Player of the Week on Monday, connecting on five extra points plus a field goal in a 38-24 win over Webber International, as announced by the league office.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Holloway voted MSC Offensive Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Rebecca Holloway recorded three goals and three assists in three matches for the Phoenix, earning Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week honors on Monday, as announced by the league office.


Football, Headlines

Emanuel earns MSC Defensive POW accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s David Emanuel was named the Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division Defensive Player of the Week on Monday after returning an interception for a touchdown in CU’s 38-24 win over Webber International, as announced by the league office.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Late goals send CU past Milligan, 2-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams netted the game-winner in the 76th minute and Patrick Crawley added a goal in the final minute, helping Cumberland to a 2-0 victory over Milligan College in men’s soccer action Sunday afternoon in Johnson City, Tenn.


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

Men finish first, women second at Freed Speed Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Joel Barlow and sophomore Jerry Rojas placed second and third, respectively, helping the Cumberland men to first place as a team, and sophomore Amber Mays finished fourth for the women at the Freed Speed Open on Saturday in Henderson, Tenn.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Glassman, Markovic named to All-Tournament team

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Sara Glassman and senior Isidora Markovic were named to the All-Tournament team this past weekend leading the Phoenix to a 3-1 record at the Battle by the Arch in Belleville, Ill.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Phoenix win in five-set thriller, close out tournament 3-1

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland got off to a strong start defeating Friends University 25-16 in the opening set helping them to a sweep over the Falcons in the first match of the day. A fourth set comeback sparked a five-set victory past Lindenwood-Belleville leading the Phoenix to a 3-1 record at the Battle by the Arch on Saturday in Belleville, Ill.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Five players score in women's soccer triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rebecca Holloway posted a goal and an assist and five different players scored for 21st-ranked Cumberland in a 5-1 victory over Point University in women’s soccer action here Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Football, Headlines

Fast start carries Phoenix to 38-24 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Dezmon Huntley posted TD runs of 13 and 55 yards and tossed a 24-yard touchdown, as Cumberland scored 31 unanswered points to start the contest in a 38-24 victory over Webber International in football action Friday night at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Cumberland defeats St. Ambrose in three

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Rachel Poole posted 34 assists for 11th-ranked Missouri Baptist leading the Spartans to a sweep over Cumberland in the opening match. Sara Glassman collected 27 assists, her ninth double-figure outing this season to help the Phoenix defeat St. Ambrose in three sets in the second game of the day at the Battle of the Arch on Friday in Belleville, Ill.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Women's hoops announces 2017-18 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the team’s 2017-18 schedule this week, which includes 15 home games plus the Rosa Stokes Classic as well as 13 contests against teams that played in the NAIA Championships last season.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Williams garners TSWA Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Daniel Williams earned Men’s Soccer Player of the Week accolades from the Tennessee Sports Writers Association, registering four goals plus an assist in the only match of the week for the Phoenix.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Holloway, Aplin each score twice for CU women in victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rebecca Holloway and Mariah Aplin both scored a pair of goals and Savannah Moreland handed out two assists for 21st-ranked Cumberland in a 5-0 win against Brenau University in women’s soccer action Wednesday evening in Gainesville, Ga.


Football, Headlines

Huntley named TSWA Offensive Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Dezmon Huntley accounted for 392 yards of total offense and two touchdowns in CU's 42-40 win at the University of the Cumberlands, earning the Offensive Player of the Week award from the Tennessee Sports Writers Association on Wednesday.


Men's Cross Country, Headlines

Barlow earns MSC Runner of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Joel Barlow was voted Mid-South Conference Cross Country Runner of the Week after his performance in the BROOKS Memphis Twilight Classic over the weekend in Memphis, Tenn.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Men suffer 3-1 road setback

LEBANON, Tenn. – Gabriel Gonzalez scored a goal and collected two assists in the first half, helping Tennessee Wesleyan to a fast start in a 3-1 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Wednesday afternoon in Athens, Tenn.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer drops to 21st in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University dropped five spots into a tie for 21st in the first regular season edition of the NAIA Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released late Tuesday by the national office.


Football, Headlines

Football game moved to Friday night

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s football game scheduled for this weekend against Webber International has been moved to Friday at 6 p.m. at Nokes-Lasater Field, necessitated by the expected landfall of Hurricane Irma in south Florida on Sunday and Monday.


Men's Basketball, Wrestling, Softball, General, Headlines

Sports Hall of Fame banquet set for Oct. 6

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.


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

Barlow, Tepox lead cross country in opening meet

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Joel Barlow finished eighth for the men and junior Claudia Tepox paced the women with a 26th-place showing, leading the Cumberland cross country teams late Saturday night at the BROOKS Memphis Twilight Classic in Memphis, Tenn.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Men's soccer holds off No. 19 John Brown, 1-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams netted his seventh goal of the season in the 29th minute and Cumberland hit the post twice in the match but held off 19th-ranked John Brown University, 1-0, in men’s soccer action here Monday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Second-half goals send CU to 4-2 defeat

LEBANON, Tenn. – John Brown scored twice in four minutes to start the second half and two more times in a five-minute stretch late in the period, including Sierra Nealon’s game-winner in the 74th minute, as the 18th-ranked Golden Eagles posted a 4-2 victory over No. 16 Cumberland in women’s soccer action here Monday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Football, Headlines

Defensive stand preserves 42-40 road win for CU

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Dezmon Huntley passed for 291 yards, rushed for 101 and two touchdowns and Joseph Rushin added four TDs on the ground, but the Cumberland defense made a stop on a two-point conversion with 1:33 remaining to preserve a 42-40 victory over the University of the Cumberlands here Saturday night at James H. Taylor II Stadium.


Football, Headlines

Campagne named TSWA Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Alex Campagne was named the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Defensive Player of the Week on Thursday, collecting 11 tackles and one tackle for loss in CU’s 24-17 victory last weekend against Bluefield College.


Baseball, Men's Basketball, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Men's Track & Field, Men's Soccer, Wrestling, Women's Basketball, Women's Golf, Women's Soccer, Women's Tennis, Women's Track & Field, Women's Volleyball, Softball, Cheerleading, General, Headlines

CU hosting All-Sports Camp on Sept. 10

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University and the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Sports Council are teaming up for the 3rd Annual All Sports Camp for Wilson County residents ages 7-14 on Sunday, September 10 from 3-5 p.m. on the CU campus. Registration starts at 2 p.m. that day.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Phoenix power past Wildcats, 3-0

Cumberland completed a comeback in the opening set and started the second frame with a 14-4 run en route to a sweep over Bethel University on Wednesday in McKenzie, Tenn.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer schedule adjusted again because of weather

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s women’s soccer match scheduled for this Saturday at home against Point University has been pushed back one week to September 9 because of concerns about field conditions with multiple days of torrential rain in the forecast the rest of the week in the middle Tennessee area.


Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer, Headlines

Weather pushes soccer matches to Monday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Severe rain and weather forecast for Thursday and Friday in the middle Tennessee area has rescheduled Cumberland’s men’s and women’s soccer matches against John Brown University originally scheduled for Thursday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Football, Headlines

Travecedo garners MSC Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Pablo Dongarra Travecedo was voted Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division Special Teams Player of the Week on Monday after hitting three extra points and one field goal in CU’s 24-17 season-opening victory over Bluefield College this past weekend.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Williams, Strutz voted MSC Players of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Daniel Williams and Bennet Strutz were named the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, on Monday for their performances in CU’s opening win over NCAA Division II Christian Brothers.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Phoenix score early and often in 10-0 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams scored four goals, Brian McNamara and Tyler Watson added a pair of tallies apiece and Bakary Bagayogo posted a goal and two assists, as Cumberland dominated from the opening kickoff until the final whistle in a 10-0 victory over Midway University in men’s soccer action here Monday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Nalovic named to All-Invitational Team

LEBANON, Tenn. – Masa Nalovic was named to the All-Invitational Team finishing with a total of 46 kills in the Missouri Valley College Invitational this past weekend in Marshall, Mo.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Phoenix split Saturday matches at Missouri Valley College Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Three Phoenix players tallied double-figure kills and three others added double-figure digs to lead Cumberland past Ottawa University, 3-1 in the first match of the day. But, the squad dropped a 3-0 decision to Missouri Valley College, falling short by no more than four points in each set in the second game of the day at the Missouri Valley College Invitational on Saturday in Marshall, Mo.


Football, Headlines

Big third quarter leads football to opening victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland scored 17 consecutive points in the third quarter, including six-yard TD runs from Joseph Rushin and Dezmon Huntley, and the Phoenix defense allowed just 116 yards in the second half in a 24-17 season-opening victory over Bluefield College here Saturday at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball rallies for 3-1 win over Spires

LEBANON, Tenn. – Danna Gomes posted a double-double recording 32 assists and 10 digs and Nada Meawad collected 18 kills to lead third-ranked Park University to a sweep over Cumberland in the first match of the day. Sara Glassman recorded 21 assists and Masa Nalovic posted 15 kills to help the Phoenix to a 3-1 victory over the University of St. Mary in the second game of the day in the Missouri Valley College Invitational on Friday in Marshall, Mo.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Wesleyan sends CU to 2-1 defeat

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tennessee Wesleyan’s Nicole Broderick netted a pair of goals in 107 seconds late in the first half and the Bulldogs held off 16th-ranked Cumberland, 2-1, in women’s soccer action Thursday in Athens, Tenn.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Williams scores twice, Watson adds goal and assist in 4-2 opening win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams scored twice in four minutes to start the second half and Tyler Watson added a goal and an assist for Cumberland in a 4-2 victory over Christian Brothers in men’s soccer action here Thursday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

First set comeback effort propels CU to 3-0 win

COLUMBIA, Ky. – Cumberland led the first set up until the final points as the Grenadiers tied the frame at 23 before the squad tallied three consecutive points to win the first set 26-24, which led them to a sweep over Indiana University Southeast in the second game of the day at the Lindsey Wilson Classic on Saturday in Columbia, Ky.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Offense powers Phoenix past Racers in season-opener

COLUMBIA, Ky. – The Phoenix dominated the fourth set against the University of Northwestern Ohio, 25-10 to secure a 3-1 victory in the opening match of the day but dropped a tough 3-1 decision in the second game to Indiana University-Kokomo at the Lindsey Wilson Classic on Friday in Columbia, Ky.


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

Women picked third, men fourth in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s cross country was picked third and the men were selected fourth in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll released this week by the league office.


Men's Volleyball, General, Headlines

Slaughter named Director of Volleyball; CU adding men's volleyball in 2018

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kathy Slaughter will move into the role of Director of Volleyball, continuing as head coach of women’s volleyball and overseeing the hiring of a coach and implementation of a men’s volleyball program set to begin play in Fall 2018, announced Cumberland Director of Athletics Ron Pavan this week.


Football, Headlines, Community Engagement

Community events set for 2017 football games

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced community events for the 2017 football season this week, which includes faculty and staff appreciation for all Cumberland employees, a black-out game for Homecoming as well as a day to honor the Empower Me Center in Lebanon.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Phoenix women ranked 16th in NAIA Preseason Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer is ranked 16th in the NAIA Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Tuesday, the fifth consecutive season the Phoenix have appeared in the Preseason Top 25.


Football, Headlines

Construction forces alternate traffic route for 2017 football

LEBANON, Tenn. – Construction for the Wilson County School Board offices, located at the old Lebanon High School facility, have closed streets and will re-route traffic for Cumberland football during the upcoming 2017 football season at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Hall takes on full-time staff responsibilities

LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland All-American Chelsey Hall has moved into a full-time role on the women’s basketball coaching staff at her alma mater, as announced by head coach Jeremy Lewis this week.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Keely added to men's soccer staff

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Adam Grant announced the hiring of former Christian Brothers University player and coach Shane Keely as a full-time assistant coach. Keely joined the staff last week for the start of fall camp.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Phoenix men picked third in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer was selected third in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll in a vote of league coaches released today by the conference office.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Volleyball tied for fifth in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball and Life University tied for fifth place in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll announced Wednesday by the league office.


Football, Headlines

Football gearing up for first day in pads, scrimmage

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football continued preseason practice this week with nearly 140 players in uniform, ramping up for Wednesday’s first day in full pads and the team’s first scrimmage this Saturday at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer picked second in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer was picked second in the Mid-South Conference in a vote league coaches released Tuesday by the conference office.


Football, Headlines

Football picked fifth in MSC Bluegrass Division

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football was picked fifth in the Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division in a vote of league coaches announced today by the conference office.


Men's Cross Country, Men's Golf, Men's Soccer, Wrestling, Women's Basketball, Women's Cross Country, Women's Golf, Women's Soccer, Women's Volleyball, Softball, General, Headlines

Ten squads earn NAIA Scholar Team accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – The NAIA honored 10 Cumberland athletic squads this week as NAIA Scholar Teams for the 2016-17 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.


Softball, Headlines

Softball inks pair of transfers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signings of Tawnee Hegre and Morgan Arndt, both transfers from Antelope Valley College in California, to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year.