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Cumberland finishes fourth in MSC President's Cup standings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University finished fourth among eight schools in the Mid-South Conference President’s Cup standings, conference officials announced recently, the highest finish for the Phoenix since a second-place showing in 2012-13.


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146 student-athletes, athletic trainers named to Spring 2018 Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released a list of students who qualified for the Dean’s List for the Spring 2018 semester, with 146 student-athletes and athletic trainers achieving a 3.50 grade-point-average and above on all classes attempted for the semester.


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Women's volleyball announces 2018 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the team’s 2018 schedule this week, which includes 13 home matches and 10 outings against teams who played in last year’s NAIA National Tournament.


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Jefferson College transfer Hanger signs with CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Millstadt, Ill., native Ali Hanger to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.


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Bledsoe County's Hale signs with CU women's volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Pikeville, Tenn., native Rachel Hale to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year, the first Phoenix signee for next season.


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135 athletic personnel, student-athletes set for graduation Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and thirty-five current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 176th Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall. It marks the sixth straight year of more than 100 graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.


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Murfreesboro's Padilla inks with CU volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Murfreesboro, Tenn., native Mariela Padilla to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.


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Edmonston signs with Phoenix volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Prairieville, La., native Sadie Edmonston to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.


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Phoenix volleyball signs Irvine Valley College's Brogan

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Menifee, Calif., native Diamond Brogan to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.


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Perry inks with CU women's volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Hendersonville, Tenn., native Brittany Perry to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.


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500K Athletics Investment Campaign reaches halfway mark

LEBANON, Tenn. – With 50 days remaining before the May 23 deadline, Cumberland University sits a little over halfway to its goal in the 500K Athletics Investment Campaign launched almost two months ago by the University.


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Don't miss summer sports camps at Cumberland

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


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Watertown's Poston inks with Phoenix volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Watertown, Tenn., native Allie Poston to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.


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CU volleyball signs East Robertson's Mills

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Portland, Tenn., native Hannah Mills to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.


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Clarksville's Warren inks with CU volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Clarksville, Tenn., native Tashayla Warren to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.