Wrestling, Headlines

Floyd reaches finals for CU wrestling at Missouri Valley Invite

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


Wrestling, Headlines

Wrestling drops two matches at Fire Duals

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


Wrestling, Headlines

Fast start propels wrestling past Jamestown

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


Wrestling, Headlines

Phoenix drop squeaker to Baker at NWCA National Duals

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


Wrestling, Headlines

Wrestling splits outings at Smokey Mountain Duals

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


Wrestling, Headlines

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

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


Wrestling, Headlines

Parrett, Sisco place third for CU at Little State Championships

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


Wrestling, Headlines

Floyd, Favors, Sisco lead CU wrestling at Lindenwood

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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.


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.