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 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.