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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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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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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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Cole earns NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Evan Cole was one of 65 wrestlers from around the country named a 2018 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete, as announced by the national office during the NAIA Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.


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Cumberland trio ends run at national championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore John Olivieri lost in the main draw at 184 and then again in the backdraw while freshman Shota Sisco and junior DeAndre Jones both lost in the wrestleback for Cumberland in the 61st Annual NAIA Championships on Friday night in Des Moines, Iowa.


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Olivieri reaches quarterfinals; Sisco, Jones stay alive for CU wrestling

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore John Olivieri won his first bout in the main draw at 184 and freshman Shota Sisco and junior DeAndre Jones stayed alive with victories in the wrestleback for Cumberland wrestling during the first session Friday of the 61st Annual NAIA Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.


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Final brackets released for NAIA Wrestling Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestlers Brandon Weber, Shota Sisco, DeAndre Jones and John Olivieri begin action in the 61st Annual NAIA Wrestling Championships on Friday at 10 a.m. CT at the Jacobson Exhibition Center in Des Moines, Iowa.


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Six wrestlers named Academic All-Mid-South

LEBANON, Tenn. – Six Cumberland wrestlers – seniors Evan Cole and Tommie Turner, junior Josh Parrett, sophomore Jon Floyd and redshirt freshmen Brett Clark and Josh Croley – earned Academic All-Mid-South Conference honors, as announced last week by the league office.


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Four wrestlers automatically qualify for NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland wrestlers – senior Brandon Weber, junior DeAndre Jones, sophomore John Olivieri and freshman Shota Sisco – all qualified for the NAIA Championships set for March 2-3 in Des Moines, Iowa, as announced by the national office on Tuesday.


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Sisco places third, Jones fourth for CU at MSC Championships

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


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

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


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Pins by Sells, Turner get CU past Brewton-Parker

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


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Phoenix drop pair of home duals

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


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Phoenix fall to Lindsey Wilson, 27-12

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


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Weber, Tidswell, Sells reach finals at Cumberland Open

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


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Weber, Jones, Floyd post wins for CU in Williamsburg

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


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Four wrestlers ranked in latest NAIA poll

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


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.