Baseball, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, General

Cumberland announces 2019 Sports Hall of Fame class

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the Class of 2019 for the Sports Hall of Fame, which includes for players Ricky Collins (basketball) and Mark Purvis (baseball) along with the 1982-83 women’s basketball team. Honorees will be recognized at the Hall of Fame dinner and banquet on Friday, October 25 in Baird Chapel on the CU campus.


Men's Cross Country

Kenyan Tarus signs with Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Chepkorio, Kenya, native Daniel Tarus to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Men's Cross Country

Vaquero inks with Phoenix cross country

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Tell City, Ind., native Seth Vaquero to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Men's Tennis

Puertolas, Lucich voted Google Cloud Academic All-Americans®

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Ramon Puertolas was voted First Team Google Cloud Academic All-American® while senior Axel Lucich garnered Second Team honors, as announced Tuesday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).


Men's Basketball

Pacheco-Ortiz inks with CU basketball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Harrisonburg, Va., native Angel Pacheco-Ortiz this week to scholarship papers for the 2019-20 academic year.


Men's Basketball

West Creek's Negron signs with Phoenix hoops

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Clarksville, Tenn., native Jaylen Negron this week to scholarship papers for the 2019-20 academic year.


Wrestling

Wrestling signs Georgia native Oldknow

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestling coach James Hicks announced the signing of Snellville, Ga., native Justin Oldknow this week to scholarship papers for the 2019-20 academic year.


Football

Theall returns to CU to coach offensive line

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University football coach Tim Mathis announced the hiring of former CU player Grant Theall this week as the team’s offensive line coach, effective immediately.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Lucich, Hernandez garner ITA Region Awards

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Axel Lucich was named Most Improved Senior and Jessica Hernandez garnered Rookie of the Year honors for the East Region, as announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association recently.


Wrestling

Hendersonville's Cunningham inks with CU wrestling

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestling coach James Hicks announced the signing of Hendersonville, Tenn., native Dylan Cunningham this week to scholarship papers for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Tennis

Garijo Garrido, Hernandez garner ITA All-America accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Ainhoa Garijo Garrido earned ITA All-America honors in singles while Garijo Garrido were named All-Americans in doubles, as announced by the national organization last week.


Men's Basketball

Hopkinsville product inks with Phoenix men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Hopkinsville, Ky., native James Nicholas to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Men's Cross Country

Kenyan Kipkoech Kiplagat signs with CU cross country

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Eldoret, Kenya, native Denis Kipkoech Kiplagat to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Basketball

Friendship's Pittman signs with CU women's hoops

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Scott Blum announced the signing of Lebanon native Ashlyn Pittman to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Men's Volleyball

Watertown's Freeman inks with men's volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s volleyball coach Scott Barbe announced the signing of Watertown, Tenn., native CJ Freeman to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Cross Country

Cross country inks Spanish runner

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Rota, Spain, native Victoria Reales Pruano to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Softball

Six softball players named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Six Cumberland softball players – Kristian Davis, Paola Del Valle, Tyra Graham, Courtney Miles, Callie Perkins and Taylor Woodring – garnered 2019 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced last week by the national office.


Baseball

Six baseball players garner NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Six Cumberland baseball players – Daulton Smith, Kaleb Qualls, Jared Schmidt, Cristian Straub, Matt Rowe and Blake Young – were named 2019 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced last week by the national office.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis ranks 20th in final Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis ranked 20th in the final NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll announced this week by the national office.


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis ends year ranked 16th in NAIA Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis ranked 16th in the final NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll announced this week by the national office.


Women's Golf

Women's golf ranked seventh in final NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s golf ranked seventh nationally, the highest ranking in program history, in the final NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, announced last week by the national office.


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132 student-athletes, athletic trainers named to Spring 2019 Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released a list of students who qualified for the Dean’s List for the Spring 2019 semester, with 132 student-athletes and athletic trainers achieving a 3.50 grade-point-average and above on all classes attempted for the semester.


Women's Soccer

Wyoming transfer Clarke signs with CU women

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s soccer coach Brian Davies announced the signing of Loveland, Colo., native Remi Clarke to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


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

Kuchek, Clere garner NAIA Scholar-Athlete accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Juniors Parker Kuchek and Sydney Clere earned 2019 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors, as announced by the national office over the weekend during the NAIA Track and Field Championships in Gulf Shores, Ala.


Men's Track & Field

Shimukowa takes third for Phoenix men at NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Charles Shimukowa placed third in the 800-meter finals and junior Bumnene Ndebele finished 13th in the triple jump this weekend at the 68th Annual NAIA Men’s Track and Field Championships in Gulf Shores, Ala.


Women's Track & Field

Kilian placed 15th, Barnett 13th for CU women

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Riley Kilian finished 15th in the marathon and junior Kalea Barnett placed 13th in the shot put this weekend at the 39th Annual NAIA Women’s Track and Field Championships in Gulf Shores, Ala.


Men's Golf

Daniel posts 75; Henderson, Wiseman card 78 for CU men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Garrett Daniel carded a three-over par 75 while freshman Nick Henderson and junior Josh Wiseman each shot 78 for Cumberland men’s golf in the second round of the 68th Annual NAIA Men’s Golf Championships on Tuesday at Las Sendas Golf Club in Mesa, Ariz.


Men's Golf

Steeger, Henderson shoot 78 in first round for Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Adrian Steeger and Nick Henderson each shot six-over par 78 and senior Garrett Daniel carded an 80 for Cumberland men’s golf in the first round of the 68th Annual NAIA Men’s Golf Championships on Tuesday at Las Sendas Golf Club in Mesa, Ariz.


Men's Tennis

Fernandez Meaca, Puertolas garner All-America accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Ramon Puertolas and Francisco Fernandez Meaca earned Honorable Mention All-America honors, as selected by the NAIA Men’s Tennis Coaches' Association All-America Committee and announced Tuesday by the national office.


Women's Golf

Pages Preuss, Romero Valverde receive NAIA All-America honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Ana Laura Pages Preuss and Raquel Romero Valverde garnered NAIA All-America accolades, the first such honors in program history, as selected by the NAIA Women's Golf Coaches' Association All-America Committee.


Women's Soccer

Ontario native Graziano inks with CU women's soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Brian Davies announced the signing of Georgetown, Ontario, native Sabrina Graziano to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Bou, Lucich, Puertolas garner NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland seniors Ramon Puertolas and Axel Lucich for the men and junior Joana Bou for the women earned 2019 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors, as announced by the national office over the weekend at the conclusion of the national championships in Mobile, Ala.


Women's Golf

CU women tie for seventh, Pages Preuss ties for fifth at NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Ana Laura Pages Preuss posted four birdies en route to an even-par 72 and a tie for fifth individually while junior Raquel Romero Valverde carded a final-round 75, as Cumberland women’s golf tied for seventh in the team standings Friday at the 39th Annual NAIA Women’s Golf Championships in Oklahoma City, Okla.


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

Eight Phoenix men, two women to participate in NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eight men and two women will represent Cumberland University at the NAIA Track and Field Championships set for May 23-25 in Gulf Shores, Ala., as announced this week by the national office.


Men's Tennis

Lucich, Puertolas voted Academic All-District®

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University seniors Axel Lucich and Ramon Puertolas were voted Google Cloud Academic At-Large All-District® 2, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Friday.


Women's Golf

Pages Preuss tied for fourth, Phoenix women eighth after third round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Ana Laura Pages Preuss shot a one-under 71 and freshman Maria Pilar Scenna carded a one-over 73, helping Cumberland women’s golf move up one spot to eighth in the team standings Thursday at the 39th Annual NAIA Women’s Golf Championships in Oklahoma City, Okla.


Softball

Graham garners Academic All-District accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University junior Tyra Graham earned Google Cloud Academic All-District 2 honors, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) last week.


Women's Soccer

van Alten signs scholarship with Phoenix women's soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Brian Davies announced the signing of Gouda, Netherlands, native Minke van Alten to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Golf

CU women ninth, Pages Preuss cards 73 in NAIA second round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ana Laura Pages Preuss posted a one-over par 73 and Maria Pilar Scenna added a three-over 75 for Cumberland, helping the Phoenix make the cut on Wednesday after the second round of the 39th Annual NAIA Women’s Golf Championships on Tuesday in Oklahoma City, Okla.


Men's Tennis

Phoenix men drop 5-1 decision to Reinhardt

LEBANON, Tenn. – Guillermo Pardos and Francisco Fernandez Meaca recorded a doubles victory, but second-ranked Reinhardt University won the remaining doubles outings and three singles matches in straight sets in a 5-1 victory over No. 16 Cumberland in the second round of the 68th Annual NAIA Men’s Tennis Championships on Wednesday in Mobile, Ala.


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CU sets dates, information for Phoenix summer camps

LEBANON, Tenn. – Dates and information for 2019 Cumberland summer sports camps for baseball, softball, volleyball, soccer, football 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.


Women's Soccer

Florida native Morrow signs with CU women's soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Brian Davies announced the signing of Bradenton, Fla., native Shelby Morrow to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Golf

Pages Preuss shoots 74, CU women tied for 10th at NAIA tourney

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ana Laura Pages Preuss carded a two-over par 74 while Cumberland registered four scores in the 70’s on a windy afternoon, tying for 10th place as a team after the first round of the 39th Annual NAIA Women’s Tennis Championships on Tuesday in Oklahoma City, Okla.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis falls 7-2 to No. 11 Westmont

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ksenija Dmitrovic posted a three-set singles victory and Kylie Humphrey and Stefanie Navaratnam collected a doubles win for 20th-ranked Cumberland, but 11th-ranked Westmont College registered five singles decisions in straight sets en route to a 7-2 triumph over the Phoenix in the first round of the 39th Annual NAIA Women’s Tennis Championships on Tuesday in Mobile, Ala.


Baseball

Cumberland baseball camps run throughout June

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball and head coach Woody Hunt will host camps throughout the month of June during summer 2019 for ages 6-18 at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium, including Fundamental Camp, Hitting and Pitching Camp and Advanced Fundamental Camp.


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis reaches Round of 16 with 5-4 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sixteenth-ranked Cumberland won two doubles outings and Alejo Bagnera and Francisco Fernandez Meaca collected singles victories before Axel Lucich posted the final point in a 5-4 triumph over 20th-ranked Coastal Georgia in the first round of the 68th Annual NAIA Men’s Tennis Championships on Tuesday in Mobile, Ala.


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Phoenix finish fourth in MSC President's Cup standings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland finished fourth among the eighth institutions in the Mid-South Conference President’s Cup standings for the 2018-19 academic year, as announced recently by the league office.


Men's Golf

Four men named Academic All-Mid-South

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Garrett Daniel, Reece Gaddes, Dominic Patton and Josh Wiseman earned Academic All-Mid-South Conference honors, as announced by the league office prior to the conference tournament in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Soccer

Women's soccer inks Neosho transfer Brown

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Brian Davies announced the signing of Wichita, Kan., native DaNisha Brown to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Golf

Romero Valverde garners Academic All-Mid-South accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Raquel Romero Valverde was named Academic All-Mid-South Conference, as announced by the league office prior to the conference tournament in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Golf

Men's golf tee times set for first two rounds at NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s golf earned an automatic berth into the 68th Annual NAIA Championships set for May 21-24 at Las Sendas Golf Club in Mesa, Ariz., and learned its tee times and playing partners Friday, as announced by the national office.


Women's Basketball

Beech product Powell signs with CU women

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Scott Blum announced the signing of Hendersonville, Tenn., native Kennedy Powell to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Men's Volleyball

Douglas signs with Phoenix volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s volleyball coach Scott Barbe announced the signing of Springville, Utah, native Ben Douglas to scholarship papers this week.


Women's Soccer

Daytona State transfer Sander inks with CU women's soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Brian Davies announced the signing of Lake Mary, Fla., native Autumn Sander to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Men's Golf

Acotto signs scholarship with Phoenix golf

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s golf coach Rich Williams announced the signing of Tucumán, Argentina, native Tomas Acotto to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Basketball

Franklin County's Taylor inks with CU women's hoops

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Scott Blum announced the signing of Winchester, Tenn., native Ma’Kinzie Taylor to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Volleyball

Singletary signs with Phoenix women

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Ardmore, Tenn., native McKenzie Singletary to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Men's Volleyball

Hawaii native Carruthers inks with CU men's volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s volleyball coach Scott Barbe announced the signing of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, native Kona Carruthers to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Men's Golf

Steeger, Henderson garner First Team All-MSC accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Adrian Steeger and Nick Henderson garnered First Team All-Mid-South Conference accolades while Garrett Daniel and Bryson Smith were named Second Team and Steeger Freshman of the Year honors, as announced by the league office at the conclusion of last week’s conference tournament in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Golf

Romero Valverde earns First Team All-MSC, Pages Preuss collects Second Team honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Raquel Romero Valverde earned First Team All-Mid-South Conference honors, Ana Laura Pages Preuss garnered Second Team accolades while Maria Pilar Scenna was named Freshman of the Year and Rich Williams was voted Coach of the Year, as announced by the league office at the conclusion of last week’s conference tournament in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Golf

Women's golf receives at-large berth into NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s golf received an at-large berth into the 25th Annual NAIA Championships set for May 14-17 at Lincoln Park Golf Club in Oklahoma City, Okla. The Phoenix will tee off at 1:14 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14 along with William Woods University and Vanguard University, as announced Friday by the national office.


Softball

Phoenix drop 2-1 decision in 10 innings to end season

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ashtyn Saunders’ RBI single in the 10th inning provided the winning run and Shawnee State outlasted Cumberland, 2-1, in softball action Sunday at the Mid-South Conference Championships in Bowling Green, Ky.


Baseball

Baseball falls 4-1 in MSC championship game

LEBANON, Tenn. – Campbellsville scored a pair of runs in the seventh and eighth innings and three Tigers hurlers limited Cumberland to just four hits in a 4-1 victory over the Phoenix in the championship game of the Mid-South Conference Tournament on Sunday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Baseball

Young's gem, big hit from Tyler Jones produces 3-2 Phoenix win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Blake Young allowed just four hits in a complete game and Tyler Jones delivered a two-run single in the eighth to put Cumberland ahead for good in a 3-2 win over fifth-ranked University of the Cumberlands on Saturday in the Mid-South Conference Baseball Championships in Bowling Green, Ky.


Softball

Saturday softball game postponed

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s softball game scheduled for Saturday evening versus Shawnee State has been postponed until Sunday in the Mid-South Conference Championships in Bowling Green, Ky.


Baseball

Schmidt drives in four in 8-4 CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jared Schmidt posted two hits and four RBIs, including a towering three-run homer, Eddie McDaniels added two hits and two runs scored and James Hatcher battled through six innings for the win in Cumberland’s 8-4 victory over 13th-ranked Georgetown College in the Mid-South Conference Baseball Championships Friday night in Bowling Green, Ky.


Softball

Season still alive after softball splits games at MSC Tournament

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball lost 5-2 to Georgetown College in its first game of the Mid-South Conference Championships on Friday but Madison Woodruff, Kayley Caplinger and Kaylee Luckett each drove in two runs, as CU held off Kentucky Christian, 12-9, later in the day at Michael O. Buchanon Park in Bowling Green, Ky.


Baseball

Phoenix drop 7-1 decision to Patriots

LEBANON, Tenn. – Colton Easterwood tossed a complete game while Jose Rojas was 4-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs in fifth-ranked University of the Cumberlands 7-1 victory over Cumberland in baseball action Thursday night at Bowling Green Ball Park in Bowling Green, Ky.


Softball

Woodruff, Graham garner First Team All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tyra Graham and Madison Woodruff garnered First Team All-Mid-South Conference accolades while Paola Del Valle, Brigid Antonelli, Taylor Woodring and Morgan Arndt were voted Second Team All-MSC, as announced by the league office Thursday night in advance of the conference tournament that begins Friday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Baseball

Vera drives in game-winner in 6-5 CU victory

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Peyton Wheatley posted two hits and two RBIs, Eddie McDaniels drove in three runs and Jose Vera delivered the game-winning base hit in the bottom of the ninth in Cumberland’s 6-5 victory over the University of Pikeville in baseball action here Thursday at Bowling Green Ball Park.


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130 athletic personnel, student-athletes set for graduation Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and thirty current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 177th Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall. It marks the seventh straight year of more than 100 graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.


Baseball

McDaniels, Schmidt voted First Team All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Eddie McDaniels and Jared Schmidt were voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference while Bentley Jones, Jose Vera, James Hatcher, Polo Portela and Pablo Custodio received Second Team honors, as announced by the league office Wednesday night in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Golf

Men's golf claims third straight MSC Championships title

LEBANON, Tenn. – Adrian Steeger posted a final-round one-over 73 for second place, Bryson Smith shot 74 and Cumberland men’s golf won its third straight Mid-South Conference Championships crown with a 16-stroke victory on Wednesday at Bowling Green Country Club in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Golf

Romero Valverde ties for third, CU women take third at MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Raquel Romero Valverde carded a final-round 79 on the day in which scores ballooned throughout the field, with the junior tying for third overall and helping Cumberland women’s golf to a third-place finish at the Mid-South Conference Championships on Wednesday at Bowling Green Country Club in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Basketball

Clarkrange's Bush signs with Phoenix women

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s basketball coach Scott Blum announced the signing of Clarkrange, Tenn., native Gracie Bush to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Softball

Eight CU softball players named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eight Cumberland softball players earned Academic All-Mid-South Conference recognition Wednesday, as announced by the league office in advance of this week’s conference tournament in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Golf

Steeger shoots 71, Henderson 73 for CU men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Adrian Steeger tied for the low round of the day with a one-under 71 while Nick Henderson shot a 73, helping Cumberland men’s golf remain in the lead overall on Tuesday at the Mid-South Conference Championships at Bowling Green Country Club in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Golf

Romero Valverde tied for first after second round of MSC tourney

LEBANON, Tenn. – Raquel Romero Valverde surged to the top of the leadership with a three-over par 75 in the second round for Cumberland women’s golf Tuesday at the Mid-South Conference Championships at Bowling Green Country Club in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis faces Coastal Georgia in national tourney

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis takes on 20th-ranked Coastal Georgia in the opening round of the 68th Annual NAIA Championships on Tuesday, May 14 after the Phoenix earned an at-large bid into the field of 24, as announced Tuesday by the national office.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix women set to face Westmont in NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis received an at-large berth into the 39th Annual NAIA Championships and will face Westmont College in the first round on Tuesday, May 14, as announced Tuesday by the national office.


Baseball

Eighteen baseball players named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eighteen Cumberland baseball players were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference, as announced Tuesday by the league office in advance of this week’s conference tournament that begins Thursday at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Soccer, General

Kambeitz named 2018-19 Lindsey Donnell Award winner

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer goalkeeper Ashley Kambeitz was voted the 2018-19 recipient of the Lindsey Donnell Award this week, presented annually to a Phoenix student-athlete who excels in both academics and athletics. The award is given in honor of Lindsey Donnell, a former Phoenix football Little All-American and former professor at Cumberland University.


Women's Golf

Romero Valverde leads Phoenix with 77 at league tourney

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Raquel Romero Valverde carded a first-round 77 while Ana Laura Pages Preuss and Maria Pilar Scenna both shot 81 for Cumberland women’s golf in the first round Mid-South Conference Championships on Monday at Bowling Green Country Club in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Golf

Daniel tied for lead, CU men ahead after one round at MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Garrett Daniel posted a one-under 71 for a share of the first-round lead and Cumberland men’s golf leads by three strokes after 18 holes of the Mid-South Conference Championships on Monday at Bowling Green Country Club in Bowling Green, Ky.


Softball

Softball takes on Georgetown in conference tournament

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball takes on Georgetown College at 10:30 a.m. CT on Friday in the opening round of the Mid-South Conference Championships at Michael O. Buchanon Park in Bowling Green, Ky., as announced Monday morning by the league office.


Baseball

Baseball set to face Pikeville in MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball will face the University of Pikeville at 10 a.m. CT on Thursday in the opening game of the Mid-South Conference Championships at Bowling Green Ballpark in Bowling Green, Ky., as announced Monday morning by the league office.


Men's Track & Field

Arnold wins decathlon; Kipchumba, Shimukowa post first-place finishes for CU men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ishmael Arnold won the decathlon while Cornelius Kipchumba and Charles Shimukowa picked up first-place finishes for Cumberland men’s track and field at the Mid-South Conference Championships this weekend in Williamsburg, Ky.


Women's Track & Field

Gawthowp, Barnett pace women at MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Abby Gawthorp placed second in the steeplechase, Kalea Barnett finished second in the shot put and Riley Kilian collected third and fourth-place showings in two distance events for Cumberland women’s track and field at the Mid-South Conference Championships this weekend in Williamsburg, Ky.


Softball

Late rally helps Phoenix complete four-game sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Morgan Arndt tossed her third shutout of the season in the opener and Kayley Caplinger got the win in the circle, drove in the tying run and scored the winning run in the second game in Cumberland’s sweep, 7-0 and 3-2, in softball action Saturday at Billy Dee Ross Stadium.


Baseball

Five-run ninth inning carries Phoenix past No. 5 Cumberlands

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jacob Herrera posted three hits with a solo homer, Eddie McDaniels collected four hits and scored twice and Cumberland scored five runs in the ninth to break open a close game in a 9-4 victory over fifth-ranked University of the Cumberlands in baseball action Friday in Williamsburg, Ky.


Softball

Softball holds off Kentucky Christian for sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Morgan Arndt allowed one run in a complete-game in the opener and Kaylee Luckett posted two hits and two runs in the second contest, as Cumberland held off Kentucky Christian in the final inning to complete a doubleheader sweep, 3-1 and 5-4, in softball action Friday at Billy Dee Ross Stadium.


Women's Basketball

Portland's Trouten transferring to CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Scott Blum announced the signing of Portland, Tenn., native and Chattanooga State transfer Mackenzie Trouten to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Men's Basketball

Clarksville native Monson inks with Phoenix men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Clarksville, Tenn., native Kole Monson to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


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

Five tracksters named Academic All-Mid-South Conference

LEBANON, Tenn. – Five Cumberland track and field athletes – Sydney Clere, Dylon Dishman, Parker Kuchek, Bumnene Ndebele and Charles Shimukowa – were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference, as announced Wednesday by the league office in advance of this week’s conference championships in Williamsburg, Ky.


Men's Basketball

Men's hoops signs Carbon Hill's Woodard

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Carbon Hill, Ala., native Isaac Woodard to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Basketball

Friendship's Groves inks with Phoenix hoops

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Scott Blum announced the signing of Old Hickory, Tenn., native Autumn Groves to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Baseball

Reinhardt sends CU to 11-1 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Hector Torres belted two homers and drove in seven runs while Malique Foreman added four hits and Sawyer Stevens tossed five shutout innings for the win in Reinhardt University’s 11-1 victory over Cumberland in baseball action here Wednesday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis moves up to No. 20 in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis moved up one spot to No. 20 in the latest NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office.


Men's Tennis

Phoenix men remain 16th in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis remained 16th in the latest NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office.


Men's Bowling

Lawrenceburg's Jennings inks with CU bowling

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University bowling coach Lynne Jordan announced the signing of Lawrenceburg, Tenn., native Parker Jennings to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Baseball

Wheatley, Williams lead Phoenix past RedHawks

LEBANON, Tenn. – Peyton Wheatley posted four hits with two doubles, LaDarius Williams added three hits with a homer and James Hatcher tossed six shutout innings in his first appearance in a month in Cumberland’s 10-2 victory over Martin Methodist in baseball action Tuesday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Men's Bowling

Mt. Juliet's Glover signs with Phoenix bowling

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University bowling coach Lynne Jordan announced the signing of Old Hickory, Tenn., native Emily Glover to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Basketball

Coffee County's Morgan signs with CU women's hoops

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s basketball coach Scott Blum announced the signing of Manchester, Tenn., native Abby Morgan to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Tennis

Morristown native transferring to Cumberland

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s tennis coach Karen Martinez announced the signing of Morristown, Tenn., native Anna Kopituk to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Soccer

Motlow State transfer Loveless signs with Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s soccer coach Brian Davies announced the signing of Murfreesboro, Tenn., native Paige Loveless to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Volleyball

Curcio inks scholarship papers with CU volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Chandler, Ariz., native Isabella Curcio to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Softball

Phoenix split at Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Morgan Arndt tossed a complete game and Kayley Caplinger drove in both runs in a 2-1 Cumberland victory in the opener but Georgetown College rebounded with a 7-5 win in the second contest thanks to four CU errors in softball action here Monday.


Baseball

Field conditions postpone Saturday baseball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Continuing rain throughout the day and torrential rain Friday night along with persistent precipitation into Saturday has left the outfield and other grass areas at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium unplayable for Cumberland’s baseball games Saturday against the University of the Cumberlands.


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis falls to the Cumberlands

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped three close doubles matches and 14th-ranked University of the Cumberlands quickly posted two singles wins for a 5-0 victory over the 16th-ranked Phoenix in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Championships late Friday in Owensboro, Ky.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix women fall 5-4 in five-hour semifinal match

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won a pair of doubles outings and two singles victories but 14th-ranked Lindsey Wilson posted a pair of three-set singles wins in the final two matches on the court, outlasting the 21st-ranked Phoenix, 5-4, in a five-hour marathon Friday in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Tennis Championships in Owensboro, Ky.


Baseball

Friday baseball game canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball game scheduled for Friday versus the University of the Cumberlands has been canceled due to continuing rain in the middle Tennessee area.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis advances to semifinals with 5-1 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland posted two doubles wins and Jessica Hernandez, Ksenija Dmitrovic and Stefanie Navaratnam collected singles victories, as the 21st-ranked Phoenix defeated No. 25 Campbellsville University, 5-1, in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Tennis Championships on Thursday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Softball

Softball series moved to Monday at Georgetown

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball has shifted this weekend’s series at Georgetown College, with the two teams now playing a single doubleheader Monday at 2 p.m. CT in Georgetown, Ky.


Baseball

Baseball moves Friday contest to 11 a.m.

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball has moved its game time to 11 a.m. Friday for a single game against the University of the Cumberlands amid concerns about impending weather in the middle Tennessee area.


Women's Tennis

Garijo Garrido voted Mid-South Player of the Year

LEBANON, Tenn.– Junior Ainhoa Garijo Garrido earned Player of the Year accolades while freshman Jessica Hernandez and sophomore Marianela Landi garnered First Team All-Mid-South Conference honors, as announced Wednesday night in Bowling Green, Ky., during a pretournament banquet for this week’s conference championships.


Men's Tennis

Lins voted MSC Coach of the Year; four players garner First Team All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland men’s tennis players – freshman Alejo Bagnera, junior Francisco Fernandez Meaca, sophomore Pau Grabuleda Cruañas and senior Ramon Puertolas – were voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference and Thiago Lins earned Coach of the Year honors, as announced Wednesday night in Bowling Green, Ky., during a pretournament banquet for this week’s conference championships.


Softball

Lindsey Wilson takes two from CU softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Annabelle Ramirez tossed a five-hit shutout and Cassie Matlock homered and doubled twice in the second game while Makea-Al Kaluau homered and drove in four runs in the opener in sixth-ranked Lindsey Wilson’s doubleheader sweep, 9-2 and 7-0, over Cumberland in softball action here Wednesday at Billy Dee Ross Stadium.


Baseball

Wilkerson recalled for third stint with Brewers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland baseball All-American Aaron Wilkerson was recalled by the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday for his third stint in the Major Leagues.


Women's Soccer

Scholz transferring to Cumberland

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Brian Davies announced the signing of Hamburg, Germany, native Michele Scholz to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Baseball

Bryan's big innings down Phoenix, 16-10

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jared Schmidt, Jose Vera and Pablo Custodio all homered and Vera collected three hits, but 23rd-ranked Bryan College scored 11 runs in the first two innings, Gabe Howell was 4-for-6 with four RBIs and three runs scored and the Lions posted a 16-10 victory over Cumberland in baseball action Wednesday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis earns bye in Mid-South Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – By virtue of winning a share of the regular season championship Monday, Cumberland men’s tennis earned the No. 1 seed in this week’s Mid-South Conference Championships and receive a bye into the semifinals, as announced Tuesday by the league office.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix women face Campbellsville in MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis, ranked 21st nationally, faces 25th-ranked Campbellsville University in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships this Thursday in Owensboro, Ky.


Men's Volleyball

Illinois native McCadd signs with CU men's volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s volleyball coach Scott Barbe announced the signing of Bolingbrook, Ill., native Logan McCadd to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Men's Tennis

Six men's tennis players garner Academic All-MSC accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Six Cumberland men’s tennis players – Francisco Fernandez Meaca, Pau Grabuleda Cruañas, Thiago Lopes, Axel Lucich, Guillermo Pardos and Ramon Puertolas – earned Academic All-Mid-South Conference, as announced by the league office in advance of this weekend’s conference championships in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Tennis

Five women's tennis players named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Five Cumberland women’s tennis players – Joana Bou, Ana María Collazos, Morgan Harmon, Marianela Landi and Stefanie Navaratnam – were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference, as announced by the league office in advance of this weekend’s conference championships in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Soccer

Switzerland's Hager inks with Phoenix women's soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Brian Davies announced the signing of Gerlafingen, Switzerland, native Carla Hager to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Men's Tennis

Phoenix men complete miraculous comeback, claim MSC regular season title

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sixteenth-ranked Cumberland men’s tennis lost all three doubles and the first completed singles match, but the Phoenix rallied for five consecutive singles wins to close out the match and earn a share of the Mid-South Conference regular season championship with a 5-4 victory over No. 13 Lindsey Wilson on Monday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Women's Tennis

Lindsey Wilson claims 7-2 win versus Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fourteenth-ranked Lindsey Wilson swept the doubles and won the first four singles matches en route to a 7-2 victory over No. 21 Cumberland in women’s tennis action Monday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Baseball

Offense comes alive in 12-6 road win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Pablo Custodio doubled and homered twice, driving in four runs, Eddie McDaniels collected three hits and scored three times and Blake Young tossed six-plus innings in Cumberland’s 12-6 victory over sixth-ranked Freed-Hardeman in baseball action Monday in Henderson, Tenn.


Women's Golf

Pages Preuss records second straight MSC Golfer of the Week accolade

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Ana Laura Pages Preuss earned Mid-South Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week honors after winning the MSC Spring Invitational over the weekend in Ohio.


Women's Cross Country

Illinois native Krone inks with CU cross country

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Edwardsville, Ill., native Elise Krone to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Men's Golf

Henderson places second, Steeger third for CU men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Nick Henderson shot five-under par over 36 holes while freshman Adrian Steeger finished at three-under, helping Cumberland men’s golf to a third-place team finish Saturday at the Mid-South Conference Spring Invitational at Shawnee State Golf Park Resort in Friendship, Ohio.


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

Shimukowa, Ndebele win at APSU Invitational

LEBANON, Tenn. – Charles Shimukowa won the 400-meters and Bumnene Ndebele was first on the triple jump, Tyler Williams placed second in the 100 and 200-meters and Abby Gawthorp finished second in the 3000-meter steeplechase for Cumberland track and field Friday at the APSU Invitational in Clarksville, Tenn.


Women's Golf

Pages Preuss, CU women take first at MSC Spring Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Ana Laura Pages Preuss shot even-par 72 for a three-stroke victory and junior Raquel Romero Valverde carded a five-over 77, as Cumberland women’s golf claimed first place in the rain-shortened Mid-South Conference Spring Invitational on Saturday at Shawnee State Golf Park Resort in Friendship, Ohio.


Baseball

Seventh-inning rally gives Campbellsville sweep over Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tyler Deason tossed a six-hit shutout in the opener and delivered a bases-clearing base hit in the bottom of the seventh in the second game, giving Campbellsville University a doubleheader sweep, 5-0 and 3-2, over Cumberland in baseball action Friday in Campbellsville, Ky.


Softball

Phoenix split series with Bears thanks to two Friday wins

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kayley Caplinger tossed a three-hit shutout in the opener and Kaylee Luckett and Imani Torregano posted two hits apiece in both games, as Cumberland swept a doubleheader, 10-0 and 8-6, from the University of Pikeville in softball action Friday here at Billy Dee Ross Stadium.


Baseball

Baseball falls 3-2 in 12 innings in series opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – Campbellsville University scored single runs in the eighth and ninth to force extra innings and Chris Taitague’s two-out single with the bases loaded scored the winning run in the 12th in a 3-2 win against Cumberland in baseball action Thursday at HIG Field in Campbellsville, Ky.


Softball

Pikeville shuts out Phoenix in twinbill

LEBANON, Tenn. – Megan Claypoole and Hannah Staggs tossed complete-game shutouts and Hannah Absher drove in two runs in the opener in the University of Pikeville’s doubleheader sweep, 5-0 and 2-0, over Cumberland in softball action here Thursday at Billy Dee Ross Stadium.


Baseball

Young tosses shutout; Schmidt, Vera each homer twice in CU sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Blake Young tossed a one-hit shutout in the opener and Jared Schmidt and Jose Vera each homered in both games, as Cumberland swept a doubleheader, 4-0 and 15-3, against Brescia University in baseball action Wednesday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Softball

Softball adjusts weekend schedule versus Pikeville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball and the University of Pikeville will play a doubleheader Thursday beginning at Noon CT at Billy Dee Ross Stadium, adjusting the weekend schedule because of forecasted rain.


Softball

Blue Raiders sweep two from CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Callum Pilgrim homered twice in the first game and Annabelle Ramirez tossed a two-hit shutout with 11 strikeouts in the second contest in eighth-ranked Lindsey Wilson’s doubleheader sweep, 10-2 and 5-0, against Cumberland in softball action Tuesday in Columbia, Ky.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis falls to No. 21 in NAIA Coaches' Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis fell seven positions to No 21 in in the latest NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office.


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis slides two spots to No. 16 in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis dropped two spots to No. 16 in the latest NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office.


Women's Golf

Women's golf moves up one spot to No. 22

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s golf moved up one spot to No. 22 in the latest NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Friday afternoon by the national office.


Baseball

Phoenix shifting mid-week games because of rain

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball has shifted mid-week games due to torrential rain Sunday evening and through the night as well as lingering light rain Monday, leaving Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium unplayable.


Women's Golf

Pages Preuss named MSC Golfer of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Ana Laura Pages Preuss finished second at the Phoenix Invitational, garnering Mid-South Conference Women’s Golf Player of the Week accolades Monday, as announced by the league office.


Women's Tennis

Garijo Garrido garners MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Ainhoa Garijo Garrido registered two singles and two doubles wins, earning Mid-South Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week honors Monday, as announced by the league office.


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

Shimukowa wins 800, Mays third in 1500 for CU tracksters

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Charles Shimukowa won the 800-meters, junior Amber Mays placed third in the 1500-meters and junior Bumnene Ndebele finished fifth in the triple jump for the Cumberland track and field teams Saturday at the Hilltopper Relays in Bowling Green, Ky.


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

Kilian wins 10,000-meters at KWC Invitational

LEBANON, Tenn. – Riley Kilian won the 10,000-meters for the women while Cornelius Kipchumba, Nate Mihnovich and Jerry Rojas placed in the Top 5 in the same event for the men Friday at the Kentucky Wesleyan Invitational in Owensboro, Ky.


Women's Tennis

CU women sweep Pikeville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fifteenth-ranked Cumberland swept the doubles and all six singles matches in a 9-0 victory against the University of Pikeville in women’s tennis action Saturday night at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Men's Tennis

Cumberland posts 8-1 win versus Pikeville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland posted a pair of doubles wins and won all six singles matches, as the 14th-ranked Phoenix registered an 8-1 victory over the University of Pikeville in men’s tennis action Saturday night at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Men's Volleyball

Men's volleyball falls in three to St. Andrews

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mason Chambers recorded nine kills and Arthur Amorim added eight, but Cumberland was unable to close out sets, falling 3-0 to St. Andrews University in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Volleyball Championships on Saturday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Baseball

Baseball salvages final game of series with Tigers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Georgetown College broke the first game open with a five-run seven inning en route to a 12-3 victory but Cumberland rebounded in the second contest two RBIs apiece from Eddie McDaniels, Jared Schmidt and Jacob Herrera, salvaging the final game of the series, 8-7, in baseball action Saturday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Softball

Woodruff's five RBIs lead Phoenix past SSU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Madison Woodruff posted four hits and five RBIs in the opener and Kayley Caplinger tossed five strong innings in the second game, helping Cumberland to a doubleheader sweep for the second straight day, 10-5 and 5-4, over Shawnee State in softball action at Billy Dee Ross Stadium.


Men's Volleyball

Chambers' 14 kills leads CU past Warner

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mason Chambers recorded 14 kills, Jordan Pierce and Angel Acevedo Reyes added eight kills apiece and Brian Hogg posted 20 assists and 12 digs in Cumberland’s 3-0 win Friday over Warner University in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Volleyball Championships in Bowling Green, Ky.


Softball

Del Valle's big day helps CU softball sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Paola Del Valle hit a two-run homer in the opener and her sacrifice fly in the 11th inning drove in the winning run in the second game, helping Cumberland to a doubleheader sweep against Shawnee State, 3-0 and 4-3, here Friday in softball action at Billy Dee Ross Stadium.


Baseball

Late runs send Georgetown past CU in series opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – Chris Gilbody hit a grand slam and Shota Usada added a two-run homer, as 21st-ranked Georgetown College scored four runs in the eighth and eight more in the ninth, breaking open the contest in a 17-2 victory over Cumberland in baseball action Friday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Men's Volleyball

Amorim, Pierce, Chambers voted Second Team All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s volleyball freshmen Arthur Amorim, Jordan Pierce and Mason Chambers were voted Second Team All-Mid-South Conference and senior Stephan Davis was named the Champions of Character Award winner, as announced by the league office Thursday night at a banquet before the conference championships begin Friday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Football

Cumberland announces 2019 football schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the 2019 football schedule this week, which includes five home games and the return of two traditional rivals.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis wins 8-1 over No. 25 Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fifteenth-ranked Cumberland posted three doubles wins and registered five singles victories in straight sets en route to an 8-1 win against No. 25 Campbellsville University in women’s tennis action Wednesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Men's Tennis

Phoenix men defeat No. 11 Campbellsville, 8-1

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won all three doubles matches and collected five singles wins in straight sets, as the 14th-ranked Phoenix cruised to an 8-1 victory over No. 11 Campbellsville University in men’s tennis action Wednesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Women's Basketball

Four women's players earn NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland women’s basketball players – Anna Worley, Briana Vandlen, Cassaundra Whitworth and Katherine Griffith – were named 2019 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced during the national championships in Billings, Mont.


Men's Volleyball

Davis, Coons named Academic All-Mid-South

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Stephan Davis and Brandon Coons earned Academic All-Mid-South Conference accolades Wednesday, as announced by the league office in advance of this weekend’s conference championships in Bowling Green, Ky.


Softball

Softball stadium dedication set for this Saturday, April 6

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletics will host a dedication ceremony for the renovated and expanded softball facility this Saturday between games of the Phoenix doubleheader against Shawnee State.


Men's Track & Field

Shimukowa named MSC Athlete of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Charles Shimukowa won the 400 and 800-meters at the BSC Hilltop Classic, earning Mid-South Conference Men’s Track Athlete of the Week honors, as announced this week by the league office.


Women's Golf

Pages Preuss cards one-under 71, ties for second for CU women

OLD HICKORY, Tenn. – Ana Laura Pages Preuss carded the low round of the day with a one-under 71 and junior Raquel Romero Valverde finished with a 75, helping Cumberland women’s golf to a second-place showing here Tuesday at the Phoenix Invitational at Old Hickory Country Club.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix women end road swing with SSU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garido Garrijo and Marianela Landi posted singles victories but 17th-ranked Georgetown College won the final four singles outings for a 5-4 victory over No. 15 Cumberland in women’s tennis action Saturday in Georgetown, Ky.


Softball

RedHawks take two from Phoenix softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Martin Methodist took advantage of four Cumberland errors in a 9-1 victory in the opener and Victoria Haugness tossed a six-hit shutout in a 3-0 win in the second contest in the RedHawks’ doubleheader sweep over the Phoenix in softball action Tuesday in Pulaski, Tenn.


Men's Golf

Steeger ties for seventh, Wiseman cards 73 on Day 2 at Phoenix Invite

OLD HICKORY, Tenn. – Junior Josh Wiseman posted a two-over par 73 and freshman Adrian Steeger shot 74 for Cumberland men’s golf in the final round of the Phoenix Invitational on Tuesday here at Old Hickory Country Club.


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis claims road wins at Georgetown, Shawnee State

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fourteenth-ranked Cumberland men’s tennis completed a three-match road swing with a pair of wins over the weekend, defeating Georgetown College, 7-2, and Shawnee State, 9-0, on Saturday and Sunday.


Men's Track & Field

Williams, Shimukowa takes two victories at BSC Hilltop Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Charles Shimukowa and Tyler Williams posted two first-place finishes and Cumberland registered seven first-place showings to take the team title in men’s track and field Saturday at the BSC Hilltop Classic in Birmingham, Ala.


Men's Volleyball

Men's volleyball faces Warner in MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s volleyball faces Warner University in the first round of the Mid-South Conference Championships this Friday in Bowling Green, Ky., as announced by the league office Monday.


Women's Track & Field

Wilson, Barnett post two wins each at BSC Hilltop Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Faith Wilson and Kalea Barnett each won two events and Cumberland posted seven first-place finishes en route to its first-ever team victory in women’s track and field Saturday at the BSC Hilltop Classic in Birmingham, Ala.


Men's Tennis

Fernandez Meaca earns third MSC Player of the Week accolade

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Francisco Fernandez Meaca garnered Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week honors for the third time this season, posting three singles and three doubles wins for the Phoenix.


Football

Phoenix football hosting Unsigned Prospects Camp

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football will host an Unsigned Prospects Camp for Class of 2019 players on Sunday, April 14 at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Baseball

Phoenix fall short at Reinhardt, 6-5

LEBANON, Tenn. – Peyton Wheatley’s two-run homer capped a three-run fifth inning for Cumberland, but Reinhardt answered with six runs in the bottom of the inning and held off a late CU rally for a 6-5 victory in baseball action Monday in Waleska, Ga.


Men's Golf

Gaddes shoots 70, Henderson adds 71 for CU men

OLD HICKORY, Tenn. – Sophomore Reece Gaddes posted a one-under par 70 and freshman Nick Henderson shot ever-par 71 for Cumberland men’s golf, which leads by two strokes after the first round of the Phoenix Invitational on Monday here at Old Hickory Country Club.


Women's Golf

Romero Valverde leads CU with 78 at Phoenix Invite

OLD HICKORY, Tenn. – Junior Raquel Romero Valverde carded a six-over par 78 and junior Ana Laura Pages Preuss shot 80 in a cool and windy day, helping Cumberland women’s golf to third place in the team standings at the Phoenix Invitational on Monday here at Old Hickory Country Club.


Women's Tennis

CU women fall 5-3 at the Cumberlands

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garijo Garrido and Marianela Landi recorded singles wins and Garijo Garrido and Jessica Hernandez collected a doubles victory, but 20th-ranked University of the Cumberlands posted the final two points in singles in a 5-3 win against No. 15 Cumberland in women’s tennis action Friday in Williamsburg, Ky.


Baseball

Baseball sweeps Bears with help from big innings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Thomas Galart tossed six shutout innings and Cumberland exploded for 12 runs in the third inning in a 20-2 victory and the Phoenix completed the sweep with four first-inning runs in a 4-3 win in baseball action Saturday over Shawnee State at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Men's Tennis

Phoenix men drop 5-3 road decision

LEBANON, Tenn. – Pau Grabuleda Cruañas and Francisco Fernandez Meaca picked up singles wins, but 14th-ranked Cumberland lost two doubles and three singles outings in a 5-3 loss to 18th-ranked University of the Cumberlands in men’s tennis action Friday in Williamsburg, Ky.


Softball

Patriots complete four-game sweep of CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – The University of the Cumberlands used two big innings – five runs in the fourth in the opener and three runs in the fifth in the second contest – and Jessica Webb tossed a seven-hit shutout, helping the Patriots sweep Cumberland, 7-5 and 4-0, in softball action Friday in Williamsburg, Ky.


Baseball

Three-run ninth carries Shawnee State past CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Shawnee State scored three runs in the ninth with just one hit and two errors and Howie Rodriguez posted four hits in the Bears’ 11-9 victory over Cumberland in baseball action Friday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Women's Soccer

Germany native Rappe signs with CU women's soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Brian Davies announced the signing of Nordhausen, Germany, native Johanna Rappe to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Men's Volleyball

Volleyball ends regular season with road victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mason Chambers registered 10 kills and Jordan Pierce handed out 15 assists for Cumberland in a 3-0 sweep against Midway University to end the regular season for the Phoenix in Midway, Ky.


Softball

CU softball drops two on the road

LEBANON, Tenn. – Krystin Wilson tossed a five-hit shutout in the opener and Maddie Sickau’s two-run double helped the University of the Cumberlands to a win in the second game and a doubleheader sweep over Cumberland, 3-0 and 5-1, in softball action Thursday in Williamsburg, Ky.


Baseball

Baseball series shifted to original Friday-Saturday schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball and Shawnee State have shifted their conference series this weekend back to the original schedule, with a single game Friday at 2 p.m. at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Baseball

Wesleyan sweeps Phoenix baseball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Irving Martin struck out eight in a complete game in the opener and Max Dreijer and Anthony Williams both homered in the second contest, leading sixth-ranked Tennessee Wesleyan to a doubleheader sweep, 5-1 and 6-3, over Cumberland in baseball action here Wednesday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Women's Soccer

Women's soccer signs Shelbyville's Fletcher

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Brian Davies announced the signing of Shelbyville, Tenn., native Kayden Fletcher to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Softball

Hendersonville product Ray inks with CU softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Franklin, Ky., native Tanna Ray to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Golf

Sweden's Rolandsson inks with CU golf

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland golf coach Rich Williams announced the signing of Karlstad, Sweden, native Tilde Rolandsson to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis drops two spots to No. 15 in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis dropped two spots to No. 15 in the latest Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix men swept at Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jordan Pierce registered 11 assists and eight digs but Cumberland committed more errors than kills in a 3-0 loss to Campbellsville University in men’s volleyball action Tuesday night in Campbellsville, Ky.


Softball

Graham's walk-off completes sweep of RedHawks

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tyra Graham’s walk-off two-run homer in the second game capped a five-hit, five-RBI day and Morgan Arndt tossed a one-hit shutout in the opener, as Cumberland swept a doubleheader against Martin Methodist, 5-0 and 5-4, in softball action here Tuesday at the CU Softball Field.


Women's Golf

Women's golf drops one spot to No. 23 in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s golf dropped one spot to No. 23 in the latest NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released late Friday by the national office.


Baseball

Bethel scores twice in seventh, eighth for 5-2 victory over CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Austin Brenner and Juan Torres delivered RBI singles in the seventh inning and Bethel University added two more runs in the eighth in a 5-2 victory over Cumberland in baseball action Monday in McKenzie, Tenn.


Men's Golf

Henderson posts another Player of the Week honor

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland freshman Nick Henderson was voted Mid-South Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week after finishing fifth at the Wolf Pack Spring Invitational in Abita Springs, La., as announced by the league office.


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

Arnold, Barnett earn MSC Athlete of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland juniors Ishmael Arnold and Kalea Barnett were voted Mid-South Conference Track and Field Athletes of the Week on Monday for their performances at the Falcon Classic over the weekend in Montevallo, Ala., as announced by the league office.


Men's Track & Field

Ndebele wins triple jump, Arnold takes first in decathlon for CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Bumnene Ndebele won the triple jump, Caleb Staten placed second in the shot put and Ishmael Arnold won the decathlon by more than 600 points, leading the Cumberland men’s track and field Saturday at the Falcon Classic in Montevallo, Ala.


Women's Track & Field

Barnett takes first in shot put on Day 2 at Falcon Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kalea Barnett won the shot put while Amber Mays finished third in the 1,500-meters and fifth in the 800-meters for Cumberland women’s track and field Saturday at the Falcon Classic in Montevallo, Ala.


Women's Golf

Cleveland paces CU women in second round

LEBANON, Tenn. – On a day where scores ballooned for all but one player in the field, senior Anna Leigh Cleveland shot a second-round 80 and Ana Laura Pages Preuss carded an 82 for Cumberland women’s golf at The Clash at Crosswinds in Savannah, Ga.


Baseball

Late rallies carry baseball to twinbill sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Bo Saunders tied the game with a two-out single in a three-run ninth inning in the first game and Tyler Jones and Kyle Blackwell each drove in two runs in a five-run seventh inning in the second contest propelled Cumberland to a doubleheader sweep, 7-5 and 8-3, against Lindsey Wilson in baseball action Saturday in Columbia, Ky.


Softball

Softball strands 21 in 2-1, 6-4 losses

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mia Aldridge hit a two-run, walk-off homer in the opener and 16th-ranked Campbellsville University scored five times in the first inning in the second contest, taking 2-1 and 6-4 victories over Cumberland in softball action Saturday in Campbellsville, Ky.


Men's Volleyball

Amorim's 25 kills not enough in pair of 3-1 losses

LEBANON, Tenn. – Arthur Amorim combined for 25 kills and Christian Lester recorded 20 for Cumberland men’s volleyball in a pair of 3-1 loss Saturday against St. Xavier University and eighth-ranked Mount Mercy University in Chicago, Ill.


Men's Volleyball

Men's volleyball swept at Trinity Christian

LEBANON, Tenn. – Arthur Amorim recorded nine kills and Christian Lester added seven but Trinity Christian hit .281 as a team and Eddie Binion led the Trolls with nine kills in a 3-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s volleyball action Friday night in Palos Heights, Ill.


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

Barnett wins hammer throw at Falcon Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kalea Barnett won the hammer throw and placed fourth in the discus while Josiah Scott and Caleb Staten finished 2-3 in the hammer and Camryn Jacobs was fourth in the long jump for Cumberland at the Falcon Classic on Friday in Montevallo, Ala.


Women's Golf

Romero Valverde tied for third at Crosswinds

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Raquel Romero Valverde carded a four-over par 76 and junior Ana Laura Pages Preuss shot 78, helping Cumberland women’s golf to a tie for second as a team after the first round of The Clash at Crosswinds in Savannah, Ga.


Baseball

Offense explodes for CU in 14-3 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Bo Saunders posted three hits, four RBIs and three runs scored, Jose Vera hit a three-run homer and Eddie McDaniels and Bentley Jones added three hits apiece in Cumberland’s 14-3 victory over Lindsey Wilson in baseball action Friday in Columbia, Ky.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix women drop 5-4 decision to Southeastern

LEBANON, Tenn. – Southeastern University claimed two doubles outings and the final three matches on the court in a 5-4 victory over 13th-ranked Cumberland in women’s tennis action Friday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis sweeps singles in 7-2 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fourteenth-ranked Cumberland lost a pair of doubles matches but regrouped to claim sic singles outings, five in straight sets, in a 7-2 victory over Southeastern University in men’s tennis action Friday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Football

Football continues spring practice, Spring Game set for April 6

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football continued spring practice this week, the third of five weeks of workouts for the Phoenix leading into the spring game set for Saturday, April 6 at Nokes-Lasater Field.


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REMINDER: CU accepting nominations for 2019 Sports Hall of Fame class

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University Athletic Department is accepting nominations for the Class of 2019 Sports Hall of Fame until Monday, April 1. Nominations must be made in writing and include full justification for the nomination, including statistics, honors, awards and any other pertinent information about the nominee.


Baseball

Big inning sinks Phoenix in loss to Gwinnett

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seventh-ranked Georgia Gwinnett plated six runs in the sixth inning, the last four on a grand slam by Brody Wofford, breaking open a tie game en route to a 15-5 victory over Cumberland in baseball action here Wednesday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Men's Golf

Henderson places fifth, Steeger sixth to lead CU men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Nick Henderson carded a final-round even-par 72 and freshman Adrian Steeger posted a three-over 75 for Cumberland men’s golf Tuesday at the Wolf Pack Spring Invitational in Abita Springs, La.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix end home schedule with sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Arthur Amorim collected nine kills and Mason Chambers added eight in a balanced attack while Jordan Pierce and Brian Hogg combined for 36 assists and Cumberland recorded 20 blocks in a 3-0 victory over Bluefield College in men’s volleyball action Tuesday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Baseball

Baseball holds off Martin Methodist, 6-5

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ryan Hill tossed six strong innings, Pablo Custodio drove in two runs and Tyler Jones collected two hits, as Cumberland built an early lead and held on for a 6-5 victory over Martin Methodist in baseball action Tuesday in Pulaski, Tenn.


Softball

Phoenix split two with Freed-Hardeman

LEBANON, Tenn. – Taylor Woodring’s two-run single capped a six-run first inning and Natasha Trujillo earned a save with 2.2 scoreless innings and Cumberland split a doubleheader against 22nd-ranked Freed-Hardeman, winning 7-6 before dropping a 4-2 decision in softball action here Tuesday at the CU Softball Field.


Men's Tennis

Pardos wins clinching match in 5-4 CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Pau Grabuleda Cruañas, Ramon Puertolas, Francisco Fernandez Meaca and Guillermo Pardos posted singles victories and 14th-ranked Cumberland registered one doubles win in a 5-4 triumph over Lindenwood-Belleville in men’s tennis action Tuesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis blanks LU-Belleville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Thirteenth-ranked Cumberland swept a pair of doubles matches and all four contested singles outings in a 9-0 victory over Lindenwood-Belleville in women’s tennis action Tuesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Men's Golf

Steeger, Henderson both in Top 5 at Wolf Pack Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Adrian Steeger carded a two-under par 70, freshman Nick Henderson shot 71 and Cumberland was second as a team after the opening round of the Wolf Pack Spring Invitational in men’s golf action Monday in Abita Springs, La.


Women's Tennis

Hernandez voted MSC Player of the Week again

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland's Jessica Hernandez posted three singles and three doubles victories, garnering Mid-South Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week accolades, as announced by the league office Monday.


Men's Tennis

Fernandez Meaca garners MSC Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland's Francisco Fernandez Meaca won all eight of his matches, four singles and four doubles, earning Mid-South Conference Men's Tennis Player of the Week recognition, as announced by the league office Monday.


Baseball

Custodio earns MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland's Pablo Custodio was voted Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of the Week after batting .650 with two doubles, two home runs, eight runs scored and 13 RBIs in five games for the Phoenix, as announced by the league office Monday.


Men's Tennis

Grabuleda Cruañas ranked in singles, Lopes-Lucich in doubles by ITA

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Pau Grabuleda Cruañas is ranked in singles while seniors Thiago Lopes and Axel Lucich in doubles in the Oracle ITA Collegiate Tennis NAIA National Rankings released last week by the national organization.


Women's Tennis

Garijo Garrido, Hernandez ranked in singles, doubles in ITA Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garijo Garrido and Jessica Hernandez are ranked in singles and doubles in the Oracle ITA Collegiate Tennis NAIA National Rankings released last week by the national organization.


Men's Volleyball

Cumberland drops final two matches in Michigan

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mason Chambers registered 17 combined kills and Angel Acevedo Reyes added 12 for Cumberland men’s volleyball, which dropped a 3-1 decision to Lincoln College and lost 3-0 to Goshen College on Saturday in Adrian, Mich.


Baseball

Baseball sweeps pair at Pikeville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jose Vera posted four hits in the opener and Pablo Custodio recorded four hits with seven RBIs in the second game, backing up a strong pitching performance from James Hatcher in Cumberland’s doubleheader sweep against the University of Pikeville, 14-9 and 11-1, on Saturday in Pikeville, Ky.


Softball

Big innings send Campbellsville past CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Paola Del Valle collected three hits and three RBIs in two games and Tyra Graham added three hits, two runs scored and two RBIs in the second contest for Cumberland, but 16th-ranked Campbellsville University used big innings offensively in both games and scored twice in the sixth in the second outing for a doubleheader sweep, 15-6 and 8-7, against the Phoenix in softball action Saturday in Campbellsville, Ky.


Women's Tennis

William Woods outlasts Phoenix women, 5-4

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garijo Garrido and Jessica Hernandez registered singles and doubles wins, but sixth-ranked William Woods University won the final three singles outings in a 5-4 victory against 13th-ranked Cumberland in women’s tennis action Saturday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Men's Tennis

CU men fall to William Woods, 5-3

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ramon Puertolas and Francisco Fernandez Meaca recorded singles victories and Pau Grabuleda Cruañas and Fernandez Meaca picked up a doubles win, but fourth-ranked William Woods University posted a 5-3 team victory over No. 14 Cumberland in men’s tennis action Saturday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix men post victory over Thomas More

LEBANON, Tenn. – Arthur Amorim and Angel Acevedo Reyes each collected 11 kills in Cumberland’s victory over Thomas More while Jordan Pierce registered a triple-double in a loss to Siena Heights in men’s volleyball action Friday in Adrian, Mich.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix women sweep Bethel

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won all three doubles matches and lost just two games in six singles outings, as the 13th-ranked Phoenix swept Bethel University, 9-0, in women’s tennis action Friday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Men's Tennis

Cumberland nets 8-1 win against Bethel

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fourteenth-ranked Cumberland swept the doubles and won five singles matches in straight sets in an 8-1 victory over Bethel University in men’s tennis action Friday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Baseball

Too many mistakes send CU to 10-7 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland scored four runs in the ninth but it was too little, too late, as the Phoenix committed five errors and the University of Pikeville’s Jay Vincent posted four hits with two doubles in the Bears’ 10-7 victory Friday in Pikeville, Ky.


Football

Football coaches raising money for Special Olympics Tennessee

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football coaches are taking part in the 2019 Music City Blitz to raise money for Special Olympics on March 30 at Nissan Stadium in Nashville.


Softball

Softball moves Campbellsville doubleheader to Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball has switched one of its doubleheaders versus 16th-ranked Campbellsville University, with the Phoenix and Tigers playing two games this Saturday beginning at Noon CT in Campbellsville, Ky.


Wrestling

Wrestling signs Indiana native Jean-Baptiste

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestling coach James Hick announced the signing of Brownsburg, Ind., native Thierry Jean-Baptiste to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Men's Volleyball

Men's volleyball splits matches in Johnson City

LEBANON, Tenn. – Christian Lester recorded 13 kills and Arthur Amorim and Mason Chambers added eight apiece in Cumberland’s 3-0 victory over Milligan College this past Sunday in Johnson City, Tenn. The Phoenix lost earlier in the day to Lawrence Tech.


Wrestling

Maia, Walton garner All-America honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Anthony Maia and Nathan Walton garnered All-America accolades based on their performances at the recently completed NAIA Wrestling Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, the 26th and 27th All-America honors in the program’s history.


Men's Track & Field

Shimukowa, Ndebele earn All-America accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Charles Shimukowa and Bumnene Ndebele earned All-America honors based on their performances at the recently completed NAIA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Brookings, S.D. The duo becomes the first All-Americans in the three-year history of the program.


Men's Tennis

Phoenix men fall to No. 14 in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis dropped seven spots to No. 14 in the latest NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, as announced Tuesday by the national office.


Women's Tennis

CU women move up to 13th in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis moved up five spots to No. 13 in the latest NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll after winning four of the team’s first five matches of the regular season, as announced Tuesday by the national office.


Football

Kasey Smith joins CU football staff

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football coach Tim Mathis announced the hiring of Kasey Smith as a defensive assistant, effective immediately. Smith spent the last two seasons at Kentucky Wesleyan.


Men's Bowling

Bradshaw finishes 39th at Singles Sectional

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Jarred Bradshaw finished 39th and junior Peyton Bell placed 84th for Cumberland bowling at the 2019 Intercollegiate Singles Sectional Qualifier on Friday at Smyrna Bowling Center in Smyrna, Tenn.


Women's Volleyball

Goodpasture's Johnson inks with CU volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women's volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Hendersonville, Tenn., native Tori Johnson to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis registers 7-2 win over Indiana Tech

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland registered a pair of doubles victories and won five singles outings, three of those in three sets, in a 7-2 team victory for the Phoenix against Indiana Tech in men’s tennis action Wednesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Softball

Phoenix softball sweeps two from Talladega

LEBANON, Tenn. – Morgan Arndt allowed one hit and one unearned run in the second contest while Tyra Graham collected four hits and five RBIs in Cumberland’s doubleheader sweep, 4-3 and 7-1, over Talladega College in softball action Wednesday at the CU Softball Field.


Men's Tennis

Phoenix men post 6-3 win over Martin Methodist

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland posted a pair of doubles wins and Pau Grabuleda Cruañas, Francisco Fernandez Meaca, Thiago Lopes and Alejo Bagnera all collected singles victories in a 6-3 team win versus Martin Methodist in men’s tennis action Tuesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis defeats RedHawks, 7-2

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eighteenth-ranked Cumberland won 2-of-3 doubles and collected five singles victories en route to a 7-2 victory in women’s tennis over Martin Methodist on Tuesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Women's Golf

Romero Valverde shoots 74, ties for fifth for Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Raquel Romero Valverde posted a final-round two-over 74 and junior Ana Laura Pages Preuss carded a 75, helping Cumberland women’s golf to a fifth-place team finish Tuesday at the Skyhawk Invitational in Pine Mountain, Ga.


Women's Soccer

Hickman signs with Phoenix soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Brian Davies announced the signing of Goodlettsville, Tenn., native Emily Hickman to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Cheerleading

Four cheerleaders garner All-MSC accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cheerleaders Kalea Barnett and Krista Payne earned First Team All-Mid-South Conference honors while Virginia Lea and Courtney Spivey were named Second Team All-MSC, as announced recently by the league office.


Wrestling

Olivieri, Walton garner Second Team All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland freshman Nathan Walton and junior John Olivieri were both named Second Team All-Mid-South Conference after their performances this past weekend at the conference championships, as announced by the league office.


Baseball

Galart named MSC Pitcher of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Thomas Galart was voted Mid-South Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week on Monday after allowing one run with seven strikeouts in a victory against Indiana-Kokomo, as announced by the league office.


Women's Golf

Pilar Scenna shoots first-round 75 for CU women

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Maria Pilar Scenna carded a three-over par 75 while junior Raquel Romero Valverde shot four-over 76, helping Cumberland women’s golf to a fifth-place showing at the Skyhawk Invitational in Pine Mountain, Ga.


Baseball

Phoenix run win streak to 12 with another sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kyle Blackwell posted three hits and scored twice while Jacob Herrera and Pablo Custodio each belted home runs in the opener and Bentley Jones and Jose Vera both homered in the second contest, as Cumberland swept a doubleheader, 11-6 and 10-4, over Indiana-South Bend in baseball action here Monday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Men's Golf

Henderson garners Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Nick Henderson garnered Mid-South Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week honors Monday, placing in the Top 20 in the opening tournament of the spring for the Phoenix.


Men's Volleyball

Amorim, Lester garner MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Arthur Amorim and Christian Lester earned Mid-South Conference Men’s Volleyball Attacker and Defender of the Week accolades after the Phoenix won four league matches, as announced Monday by the league office.


Women's Tennis

Hernandez garners Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Jessica Hernandez won all four of her matches for the week, helping the Phoenix to victories over 19th-ranked Loyola University and 12th-ranked Middle Georgia State, to earn Mid-South Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week honors, as announced Monday by the league office.


Football

Smith returns to defensive staff for CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football coach Tim Mathis announced the hiring of former CU linebackers coach and recruiting coordinator Taurean Smith as the defensive coordinator, effective immediately.


Women's Basketball

Women's hoops inks Clarksville's Chilcutt

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Scott Blum announced the signing of Clarksville, Tenn., native Lucy Chilcutt to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Softball

Rain cancels Monday softball games

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s softball games at Hiwassee College scheduled for Monday afternoon in Madisonville, Tenn., have been canceled due to unplayable field conditions resulting from overnight rain.


Baseball

Schmidt's four hits, six RBIs lead CU past IUSB

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jared Schmidt hit a walk-off solo homer in the first game and added a three-run shot in the second contest, helping Cumberland to a doubleheader sweep against Indiana-South Bend, 5-4 and 8-1, in baseball action Sunday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Softball

Softball inks Livingston Academy's Rogers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Livingston, Tenn., native Amy Rogers to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix run win streak to four with sweep of Brewton-Parker

LEBANON, Tenn. – Arthur Amorim and Mason Chambers collected eight kills and Stephan Davis added six while Brian Hogg dished out 26 assists in Cumberland’s 3-0 victory over Brewton-Parker in men’s volleyball action here Saturday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Volleyball

CU defeats Webber International in four sets

LEBANON, Tenn. – Arthur Amorim collected 15 kills and Mason Chambers recorded 12 while Jordan Pierce and Brian Hogg combined for 44 assists in Cumberland’s 3-1 win over Webber International in men’s volleyball action here Saturday at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix men post 3-1 victory over Warner

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jordan Pierce registered 16 kills, 21 assists and nine digs and Arthur Amorim added 14 kills, as Cumberland battled through two tough sets before pulling away for a 3-1 victory against Warner University in men’s volleyball action here Friday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Tennis

Germany native Bochnia signs with Phoenix tennis

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis coach Thiago Lins announced the signing of Germany native Til-Felix Bochnia to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Basketball

Father Ryan's Thibeault inks with CU women

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Scott Blum announced the signing of Nashville, Tenn., native Breanna Thibeault to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Golf

Women's golf ranked 22nd in first spring poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s golf ranks 22nd in the NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Friday, down two spots from the team’s final fall ranking, as announced by the national office.


Men's Bowling

Bell, Wezel named Academic All-Mid-South

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Peyton Bell and senior Kelsey Wezel earned Academic All-Mid-South Conference honors for bowling, as announced by the league office during the recently completed conference championships in Bowling Green, Ky.


Baseball

Herrera's homer sends Phoenix to twinbill sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jacob Herrera hit a solo homer to leadoff the bottom of the seventh for a game two victory and Thomas Galart tossed a gem in the opener for Cumberland in a doubleheader sweep, 2-1 and 6-5, over Indiana University-Kokomo in baseball action here Thursday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Men's Basketball

Chester, Rogan, Powell earn Second Team All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland seniors Tranard Chester, Andrew Rogan and Ty Sean Powell garnered Second Team All-Mid-South Conference recognition, as announced by the league office over the weekend during the conference tournament in Pikeville, Ky.


Men's Bowling

Bell, Bradshaw, Charlton set for Intercollegiate Singles Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Peyton Bell, sophomore Jarred Bradshaw and freshman Matthew Charlton received berths into this week’s 2019 Intercollegiate Singles Championship Sectionals in Smyrna, Tenn.


Baseball

Phoenix complete comeback in 8-7 win over Reinhardt

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kyle Blackwell’s two-run single capped a three-run ninth inning Cumberland scored four runs in the sixth as well, overcoming a five-run deficit to defeat Reinhardt University, 8-7, in baseball action Wednesday at LakePoint in Emerson, Ga.


Wrestling

Croley, Parrett garner NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Josh Parrett and Josh Croley were named 2019 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced last Friday by the national organization during the NAIA Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.


Men's Bowling

Bell finishes second in singles, sixth in doubles at MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Peyton Bell finished second in singles and Bell and sophomore Jarred Bradshaw placed sixth in doubles for Cumberland at the Mid-South Conference Bowling Championships on February 22-24 in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Golf

Second round at Sand Shark canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tuesday’s second round of the Sand Shark Classic in Oldfield, S.C., was canceled because of overnight rain that blanketed an already saturated Oldfield Golf Club course.


Men's Tennis

Knights sweep CU tennis, 5-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eighth-ranked Middle Georgia State swept the doubles and quickly won two singles outings in a 5-0 victory over No. 7 Cumberland in men’s tennis action Tuesday in Macon, Ga.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix women take down Middle Georgia, 5-3

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland recorded a pair of doubles victories and Marianela Landi and Kylie Humphrey won in singles before Jessica Hernandez picked up the deciding point in a 5-3 victory for the 18th-ranked Phoenix over No. 12 Middle Georgia State in women’s tennis action Tuesday in Macon, Ga.


Men's Golf

Henderson cards 72, Gaddes 74 for CU men's golf

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nick Henderson carded an even-par 72 in the first round and sophomore Reece Gaddes posted a two-over 74 in the second round for Cumberland men’s golf Monday at the Sand Shark Invitational in Okatie, S.C.


Men's Volleyball

Men's volleyball sweeps Cincinnati Christian

LEBANON, Tenn. – Angel Acevedo Reyes posted seven kills and Arthur Amorim, Jordan Pierce and Mason Chambers added six apiece, as Cumberland hit .323 as a team in posting a 3-0 victory over Cincinnati Christian in men’s volleyball action here Monday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Tennis

Landi, Humphrey win final two matches in 5-4 CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Marianela Landi and Kylie Humphrey each posted three-set singles wins and claimed the final two points for 18th-ranked Cumberland in a 5-4 victory over No. 19 Loyola University in women’s tennis action Monday in Macon, Ga.


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis defeats Loyola, 5-1

LEBANON, Tenn. – Pau Grabuleda Cruañas, Axel Lucich and Francisco Fernandez Meaca each registered singles and doubles wins and seventh-ranked Cumberland cruised to a 5-1 victory over Loyola University in men’s tennis action Monday in Macon, Ga.


Baseball

Baseball adds three games to this week's schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball has added three games to its schedule this week during Spring Break, including a home doubleheader Thursday, as announced Monday by head coach Woody Hunt.


Men's Tennis

Fernandez Meaca earns MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Francisco Fernandez Meaca garnered Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week accolades Monday, registering three wins for the Phoenix in singles and doubles.


Softball

Caplinger voted MSC Pitcher of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Kayley Caplinger earned Mid-South Conference Pitcher of the Week honors Monday after recording three victories and allowing just two runs over 17.0 innings of work for the Phoenix.


Men's Tennis

Phoenix men split weekend matches in Macon

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seventh-ranked Cumberland men’s tennis posted a 5-3 victory against 25th-ranked Indiana Wesleyan but lost to No. 14 University of Mobile in a pair of matches over the weekend in Macon, Ga.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis upsets No. 10 Indiana Wesleyan

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jessica Hernandez and Ksenija Dmitrovic won the final two singles matches on the court, both in three sets, helping 18th-ranked Cumberland to a 5-4 victory over No. 10 Indiana Wesleyan in women’s tennis action Saturday in Macon, Ga.


Baseball

Portela, Jones lead baseball to sweep versus IWU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Polo Portela struck out 12 in five innings and Bentley Jones posted four hits and three RBIs in Cumberland’s doubleheader sweep against Indiana Wesleyan, 7-0 and 5-3, Saturday in baseball action at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Wrestling

Maia finishes fourth, Walton seventh for CU wrestling

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Anthony Maia finished fourth and freshman Nathan Walton placed seventh for the Phoenix on the final day of the 62nd Annual NAIA Wrestling Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.


Men's Track & Field

Shimukowa claims national championship in 800-meters

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Charles Shimukowa won the national championship in the 800-meters and Bumnene Ndebele finished sixth in the triple jump Saturday at the 54th Annual NAIA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Brookings, S.D.


Men's Volleyball

Cumberland men fall at Lincoln Memorial

LEBANON, Tenn. – Arthur Amorim and Christian Lester each recorded five kills and Brian Hogg handed out 12 assists, but Lincoln Memorial hit .458 as a team in a 3-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s volleyball action Friday night in Harrogate, Tenn.


Men's Basketball

Georgetown pulls away in final minutes in 88-79 CU loss

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Andrew Rogan scored 23 points and Tranard Chester netted 22 for Cumberland, but third-ranked Georgetown College netted nine of the final 11 points in the contest, holding off the Phoenix, 88-79, in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Basketball Championships here Saturday at the East Kentucky Expo Center.


Wrestling

Maia wins again to reach main draw semifinals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Anthony Maia registered his third win of the day, securing a spot in the semifinals, while Nathan Walton stayed alive in the wrestleback in the night session of the 62nd Annual NAIA Wrestling Championships on Friday in Des Moines, Iowa.


Men's Track & Field

Shimukowa reaches 800-meter finals at NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Charles Shimukowa qualified for the finals in the 800-meters but failed to advance in the 400-meters while Tyler Williams did not make the finals in the 60-meters Friday at the 54th Annual NAIA Men’s Indoor Track and Field Championships in Brookings, S.D.


Softball

Antonelli, Hegre help CU sweep Bryan

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brigid Antonelli posted four hits, four RBIs and four runs scored and Tawnee Hegre added three hits and three RBIs in Cumberland’s doubleheader sweep, 8-5 and 5-1, over Bryan College in softball action Friday at the CU Softball Field.


Wrestling

Maia, Walton earn wins in main draw for CU wrestling

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Anthony Maia posted two wins and Nathan Walton recorded one to remain in the main draw while Keyshawn Laws and John Olivieri each stayed alive with victories in the wrestleback during the first session of the 62nd Annual NAIA Wrestling Championships on Friday in Des Moines, Iowa.


Baseball

Wheatley, Schmidt homer in 4-2 CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Thomas Galart tossed seven-plus strong innings and Peyton Wheatley and Jared Schmidt both homered in Cumberland’s 4-2 victory over Indiana Wesleyan in baseball action Friday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Women's Basketball

Shawnee State eliminates CU women with barrage of 3-pointers

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Sixteenth-ranked Shawnee State started fast with a 26-6 lead after one quarter and never looked back thanks to 22 points from Shania Massie and 10 3-pointers in the contest in a 98-49 victory over Cumberland in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Basketball Championships here Friday at the East Kentucky Expo Center.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix men sweep Midway

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mason Chambers recorded 11 kills, Angel Acevedo Reyes added nine and Cumberland hit .532 as a team in sweeping Midway University in men’s volleyball action Wednesday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Baseball

Baseball rallies for 11-10 win at Brescia

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland scored six runs in the final two innings, including a two-run double from Pablo Custodio to put the Phoenix ahead for good in the ninth, and CU overcame a four-run deficit, posting an 11-10 victory over Brescia University in baseball action Wednesday night in Owensboro, Ky.


Softball

Caplinger's shutout helps CU split on the road

CLEVELAND, Ga. – Kayley Caplinger tossed a four-hit shutout, striking out six, and Brigid Antonelli delivered a two-run single in a four-run fourth inning, helping Cumberland to a 5-0 victory and a doubleheader split with 20th-ranked Truett-McConnell in softball action here Wednesday.


Men's Basketball

Foster recognized by MSC for academic work

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland sophomore Chad Foster garnered Academic All-Mid-South Conference honors for men’s basketball on Wednesday, as announced by the league office in advance of the conference tournament that begins Saturday in Pikeville, Ky.


Women's Basketball

Eight women's hoopsters earn Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eight Cumberland women’s basketball players were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference on Tuesday, as announced by the league office in advance of the conference tournament that begins Friday in Pikeville, Ky.


Men's Track & Field

Four trackstars earn bids to national championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland men’s track and field team members – Bumnene Ndebele, Charlies Shimukowa, Cornelius Ross III and Tyler Williams – qualified for the 54th Annual NAIA Championships set for February 28-March 2 in Brookings, S.D.


Men's Volleyball

Campbellsville sweeps CU men's volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Arthur Amorim posted seven kills and Mason Chambers added six but Campbellsville University got 13 kills from Jason Camacho and hit .375 as a team in a sweep of Cumberland in men’s volleyball action Tuesday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis drops 6-3 decision to TWU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Axel Lucich claimed singles and doubles wins 13th-ranked Tennessee Wesleyan posted four singles victories en route to a 6-3 win over Cumberland in men’s tennis action Tuesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix women win season opener, 6-3

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jessica Hernandez, Marianela Landi, Kylie Humphrey and Ana María Collazos each posted singles victories and 19th-ranked Cumberland collected a 6-3 win over Tennessee Wesleyan in women’s tennis action Tuesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Baseball

Phoenix hold off Bethel, 3-2

LEBANON, Tenn. – James Hatcher tossed seven-plus strong innings, striking out six, Jared Schmidt hit a two-run homer and Thomas Galart got the final three outs for the save in Cumberland’s 3-2 victory against Bethel University in baseball action Tuesday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Softball

Softball shuts out Hiwassee in doubleheader sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kayley Caplinger homered and got the win in the circle in the opener and Jasmine Krauss posted two hits and scored twice in the second half, as Cumberland swept a doubleheader from Hiwassee College, 8-0 and 7-0, in softball action here Monday at the CU Softball Field.


Women's Basketball

Women take on Shawnee State in MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball faces 12th-ranked Shawnee State on Friday at 1 p.m. CT in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships at the East Kentucky Expo Center in Pikeville, Ky., as announced late Saturday by the league office.


Men's Basketball

Men's hoops set to face Georgetown in MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball takes on fourth-ranked Georgetown College on Saturday at 9 a.m. CT in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships at the East Kentucky Expo Center in Pikeville, Ky., as announced late Saturday by the league office.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis falls at Belmont

LEBANON, Tenn. – Belmont swept the doubles and won all six singles outings in straight sets in a 7-0 victory over Cumberland in women’s tennis action Saturday night in Nashville, Tenn.


Baseball

Baseball drops two at Mobile

LEBANON, Tenn. – The University of Mobile took advantage of five errors in the opener and Christian Snow hit a walk-off two-run homer in the second game after Cumberland tied the contest in the top of the inning, giving the Rams a doubleheader, sweep, 7-3 and 7-5, in baseball action Saturday in Mobile, Ala.


Men's Basketball

Seniors push CU men past Patriots

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tranard Chester and Andrew Rogan combined for 38 points and Deiontay Walters added 17 off the bench with four 3-pointers, as Cumberland built an 11-point second half lead and held off 21st-ranked University of the Cumberlands, 88-86, in men’s basketball action here Saturday at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Basketball

Second-half push carries Phoenix to Senior Day win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kerrice Watson netted a career-high 22 points and Cumberland posted a 22-10 advantage in the third period to overcome a double-digit halftime deficit, holding off the University of the Cumberlands for a 64-61 victory in women’s basketball action here Saturday at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Baseball

Friday baseball games canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball waited several hours but torrential rain near game time and persistent precipitation throughout the afternoon finally forced the cancellation of Friday’s doubleheader at the University of Mobile.


Men's Basketball

Final two minutes hurt Phoenix men in 73-69 loss

MARIETTA, Ga. – Connor Gamble’s jumper with 41.5 seconds remaining put Life University ahead for good and Evan Milligan netted 3-of-4 free throws in the final 19 seconds, as the Running Eagles outscored Cumberland, 9-1, in the final three minutes in a 73-69 victory in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at The Eagles’ Nest.


Women's Basketball

Life runs away from CU women in second half

MARIETTA, Ga. – Damiya Montgomery scored six of her game-high 20 points and Maeisha Teasley netted eight points during a 19-2 run for Life University in the third quarter and the Running Eagles pulled away in the second half for an 85-60 victory over Cumberland in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at The Eagles’ Nest.


Baseball

Weather shifts baseball weekend series games

LEBANON, Tenn. – Continuing rain this week and more in the forecast has shifted Cumberland baseball’s weekend series at the University of Mobile, with the teams now playing a doubleheader Friday and a single game Saturday, weather permitting, as announced Thursday by head coach Woody Hunt.


Men's Volleyball

CU men fall at Bluefield

LEBANON, Tenn. – Christian Lester posted eight kills and Arthur Amorim added six, but Bluefield College hit .300 for the match in a 3-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s volleyball action Wednesday in Bluefield, Va.


Women's Volleyball

John A. Logan transfer Murdock signs with CU volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Woodlawn, Ill., native and John A. Logan Community College Transfer Taytum Murdock to scholarship papers for the 2019-20 academic year.


Wrestling

Four wrestlers earn bids to national tournament

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Keshawn Laws, junior Anthony Maia, freshman Nathan Walton and junior John Olivieri earned qualifying or at-large berths into the NAIA Wrestling Championships, as announced late Tuesday by the national office.


Softball

Weather cancels weekend softball games

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball games this weekend against Indiana Tech have been canceled because of forecasts for more rain and thunderstorms in the middle Tennessee area on Friday and Saturday.


Men's Volleyball

Born inks with Phoenix men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s volleyball coach Scott Barbe announced the signing of Hendersonville, N.C., native James Born to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Men's Track & Field

Shimukowa named First Team All-MSC in two events

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Charles Shimukowa garnered First Team All-Mid-South Conference accolades in two events and Ishmael Arnold and Bumnene Ndebele along with the men’s 4x400-meter relay team earned Second Team honors during last week’s league championships in Birmingham, Ala.


Women's Track & Field

Women's DMR earns First Team All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – The women’s distance medley relay of Amber Mays, Faith Wilson, Abby Gawthorp and Riley Kilian earned First Team All-Mid-South Conference honors while Mays, Kilian and Kalea Barnett garnered Second Team accolades for Cumberland during last week’s league championships in Birmingham, Ala.


Baseball

Baseball game at Tennessee Wesleyan canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball game set for Tuesday at Tennessee Wesleyan has been canceled due to inclement weather in the Athens, Tenn., area, including rain and sleet. No make-up date has been set at this time.


Cheerleading

Eight cheer-dance team members earn Academic All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eight Cumberland cheer and dance team members were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference during a banquet Friday in Bowling Green, Ky., before the conference championships.


Wrestling

Walton, Olivieri place second at MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Nathan Walton and junior John Olivieri each finished second while sophomore Keshawn Laws and junior Anthony Maia were both fourth for Cumberland wrestling at the Mid-South Conference Championships on Saturday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Volleyball

Men's volleyball posts first-ever victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mason Chambers registered nine kills, Christian Lester added eight and Jordan Pierce handed out 19 assists, as first-year program Cumberland picked up the program’s inaugural victory with a 3-0 decision against Cincinnati Christian in men’s volleyball action Friday in Cincinnati, Ohio.


Women's Basketball

Slow start buries Phoenix against SSU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sydney King netted 22 points off the bench and 12th-ranked Shawnee State raced to a 23-point lead at the half and never looked back in an 86-50 victory over Cumberland in women’s basketball action here Saturday at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Baseball, Softball

Sunday baseball, softball games canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball and softball games scheduled for Sunday have been canceled due to wet field conditions and continuing rain in the middle Tennessee area overnight and forecasts calling for more wet weather throughout the day.


Baseball

Phoenix take second game to split doubleheader

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jared Schmidt drove in the tying run with a triple and scored on a wild pitch and Jose Vera belted his second home run of the season, making a winner of Polo Portela in Cumberland’s 3-2 victory over Madonna University in baseball action Saturday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Softball

Softball sweeps three games from Crimson Wave

LEBANON, Tenn. – Paolo Del Valle collected six hits and four RBIs and Caitlyn Griffin drove in five runs while Cumberland pitchers allowed just two runs and 12 hits, as the Phoenix swept three games from Calumet College of St. Joseph in softball action Saturday at the CU Softball Field.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix men end streak with 77-66 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andrew Rogan posted 25 points and Ty Sean Powell collected 17 points and 10 rebounds despite second-half foul trouble, as Cumberland ended a six-game losing skid with a 77-66 victory over Shawnee State in men’s basketball action here Saturday at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Baseball

Baseball's ninth-inning rally falls short at Bryan

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jared Schmidt and Bo Saunders each posted two hits and Cumberland scored four times in the ninth but left the bases loaded to end the game, with Schmidt’s line drive the final out in a 7-6 loss at 15th-ranked Bryan College on Thursday in Dayton, Tenn.


Men's Basketball

Blue Raiders run away from Phoenix

COLUMBIA, Ky. – Lindsey Wilson started the game with a 21-4 run and never looked back, off-setting 24 points from Andrew Rogan and 22 by Ty Sean Powell in a 95-71 Blue Raiders victory over Cumberland in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at Biggers Sports Center.


Women's Basketball

Third-quarter run gets Blue Raiders past CU

COLUMBIA, Ky. – Briana Vandlen netted 12 points and Devon Burns added 10 off the bench, but 19th-ranked Lindsey Wilson posted a 14-3 run with four 3-pointers to start the second half and never looked back, posting a 75-53 victory over Cumberland in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at Biggers Sports Center.


Wrestling

Seven wrestlers named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seven Cumberland wrestlers earned Academic All-Mid-South Conference recognition Thursday in advance of the league’s conference tournament, as announced by the conference office.


Softball

Phoenix split season-opening doubleheader

LEBANON, Tenn. – Morgan Arndt allowed one run on three hits in six innings and Tyra Graham and Kayley Caplinger each posted two hits and scored a run, helping Cumberland win the second game, 4-2, and split the season-opening doubleheader against Alabama A&M in softball action here Wednesday at CU Softball Field.


Women's Track & Field

Kilian, Mays, Barnett lead women at MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Riley Kilian, Amber Mays and Kalea Barnett each placed second in individual events and the distance medley relay for Cumberland Monday at the Mid-South Conference Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championships in Birmingham, Ala.


Baseball

Baseball home schedule shifts to Saturday-Sunday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rain forecast for Friday has shifted Cumberland baseball’s home opening date as well as opponent, with the Phoenix now playing Saturday and Sunday against Madonna University at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Men's Track & Field

Shimukowa earns Athlete of Year, Scales votes Coach of Year for CU men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Charles Shimukowa won the 400 and 800-meters and was part of the second-place 4x400-meter relay, earning Athlete of the Year honors and helping Cumberland to a third-place showing in the Mid-South Conference Men’s Indoor Track Championships on Monday in Birmingham, Ala.


Wrestling

Walton garners MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Nathan Walton was voted Mid-South Conference Wrestler of the Week after posting a victory over Life University’s second-ranked Lucius Van Rensberg in CU’s only match, as announced by the league office Monday.


General

Steinhauer named Interim Director of Sports Performance

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the appointment of Levi Steinhauer as Interim Director of Sports Performance effective this week. Steinhauer replaces Ryan Cotton, who took a position at SMU at the end of January.


Softball

Softball season opener moved to Wednesday

LEBANON, Tenn. – With significant rain chances in the forecast for Monday and Tuesday, Cumberland softball’s season-opener against Alabama A&M has been moved to Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the CU Softball Field, as announced Sunday by head coach Heather Stanfill.


Baseball

Eighth-inning error costs Phoenix in 4-3 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – LaDarius Williams collected two hits and two RBIs but Mount Mercy scored twice in the first inning and plated an unearned run in the eighth for a 4-3 victory over Cumberland in baseball action Sunday in Oklahoma City, Okla.


Men's Volleyball

Cumberland swept by Life in second MSC match

LEBANON, Tenn. – Angel Acevedo Reyes posted eight kills and Stephan Davis and Christian Lester added six apiece, but Life University hit .356 for the match in sweeping Cumberland in men’s volleyball action Saturday in Marietta, Ga.


Baseball

Baseball splits Saturday twinbill

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Polo Portela tossed five innings and Cumberland scored 10 runs in the fourth inning to take a 12-2 victory over Mount Mercy but the Phoenix could not sweep the twinbill giving up two runs in the sixth in a 4-3 loss to Southern Nazarene on Saturday in Oklahoma City, Okla.


Men's Basketball

Pikeville runs away from Phoenix in second half

LEBANON, Tenn. – Da’Rell Domineck netted 23 points off the bench and 16th-ranked University of Pikeville put together a 33-14 run over the final 11 minutes of the game for an 81-72 victory over Cumberland in men’s basketball action here Saturday at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Basketball

Bears pull away in fourth quarter for 75-66 win over CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kerrice Watson netted a career-high 20 points and Britany Miller posted 12 off the bench, but Brianna Burbridge scored 20 points and Mia Greatrex and Emily Baker each recorded a double-double in the University of Pikeville’s 75-66 victory over Cumberland in women’s basketball action here Saturday at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix men drop MSC opener to St. Andrews

LEBANON, Tenn. – Christian Lester posted eight kills and Jordan Pierce and Brian Hogg each dished out 11 assists, but Cumberland dropped its first Mid-South Conference match in three sets to St. Andrews University on Friday in Marietta, Ga.


Baseball

Phoenix evens game late but falls 4-3 at OCU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jose Vera’s RBI single capped a three-run top of the eighth inning for Cumberland, but eighth-ranked Oklahoma City plated the go-ahead run in the bottom of the frame and posted a 4-3 victory in the baseball season opener for the Phoenix on Friday in Oklahoma City, Okla.


Men's Basketball

Late lead slips away again for CU

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – Cumberland trailed by as many as 12 points in the second half but a 21-8 run put the Phoenix ahead late Shawnee State scored the last nine points in an 86-83 win in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at Frank & Janis Waller Gymnasium.


Women's Basketball

Third-quarter run carries Bears past CU

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – Katherine Griffith netted 18 points and nine rebounds but four players scored in double figures for 10th-ranked Shawnee State and the Bears opened up a close game with a big third quarter en route to a 79-57 victory over Cumberland in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at Frank & Janis Waller Gymnasium.


Wrestling

Wrestling takes 30-15 win over No. 3 Life

LEBANON, Tenn. – Austin Plumlee, Nathan Walton and Nawin Hyers each posted pins and Cumberland won 7-of-10 bouts overall in a 30-15 victory over third-ranked Life University in wrestling action Wednesday night in Marietta, Ga.


Football

Football announces 2019 recruiting class

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football coach Tim Mathis announced a list of commitments and signees as well as players already enrolled for the spring semester as part of the 2019 recruiting class on Wednesday.


Men's Tennis

Puertolas posts singles win in loss versus Govs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ramon Puertolas won his singles match in three sets and Pau Grabuleda Cruañas and Guillermo Pardos each lost in three sets in Cumberland’s 6-1 defeat at Austin Peay in men’s tennis exhibition action Tuesday in Clarksville, Tenn.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix women swept at Austin Peay

LEBANON, Tenn. – Austin Peay won a pair of doubles matches and all six singles outings in straight sets for a 7-0 victory over Cumberland in women’s tennis action Tuesday in Clarksville, Tenn.


Women's Tennis

CU women fall twice in exhibitions at Murray State

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garijo Garrido and Jessica Hernandez won at No. 1 doubles and both players lost singles outings in three sets, as Cumberland dropped a pair of exhibition matches to Murray State in women’s tennis action Sunday in Aurora, Ky.


Men's Bowling

Bell places 17th for CU bowling in Cincinnati

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Peyton Bell finished 17th and sophomore Jarred Bradshaw placed 73rd for Cumberland bowling at the Cincinnati Collegiate Classic at Western Bowl in Cincinnati, Ohio, on January 26-27, the final Mid-South Conference event of the season before the league tournament in February.


Men's Volleyball

Men's volleyball falls to Lawrence Tech, Aquinas

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Arthur Amorim collected eight kills and Mason Chambers added seven in a four-set loss to Lawrence Tech and Amorim recorded six more kills in a defeat against No. 8 Aquinas College in men’s volleyball action Saturday in Elgin, Ill.


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

Ndebele wins triple jump at Middle Tennessee Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Bumnene Ndebele won the triple jump, Shemar Salmon placed third in the 800-meters and Kalea Barnett finished fourth in the shot put and weight throw for Cumberland track and field Saturday at the Middle Tennessee Invitational in Murfreesboro, Tenn.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix volleyball loses two matches in Judson tourney

LEBANON, Tenn. – Arthur Amorim recorded eight kills in the first match and Angel Acevedo Reyes posted eight kills in the second, but Cumberland men’s volleyball dropped matches Friday to Robert Morris and Judson University in the Early Bird Invitational in Elfin, Ill.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix men suffer another close loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tranard Chester netted 22 of his 24 points in the second half and Cumberland overcame an 11-point halftime deficit, but eighth-ranked Georgetown College scored the final six points of the game, all at the foul line in the last 28 seconds, in a 75-69 victory over the Phoenix in men’s basketball action here Saturday at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Basketball

Cold shooting leads to loss for CU women

LEBANON, Tenn. – Georgetown College exploded for 51 points in the second half and Cumberland shot just 15 percent through three quarters, as the Tigers ran away from the Phoenix for a 75-47 victory in women’s basketball action here Saturday at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Wrestling

Phoenix wrestling splits dual matches at Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nathan Walton won a pair of bouts and John Olivieri and Anthony Maia each picked up two victories for Cumberland wrestling, as the Phoenix split a pair of matches on Friday in Campbellsville, Ky., defeating West Virginia Tech before falling to 17th-ranked Campbellsville University.


Men's Basketball

Final spurt sends Tigers past CU men, 76-69

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andrew Smith’s hook shot and then a 3-pointer sparked a 9-2 to end the game, as Campbellsville University outlasted Cumberland, 76-69, in a contest that featured nine ties and 14 lead changes in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Basketball

Griffith's double-double not enough against No. 4 Tigers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Katherine Griffith netted a career-best 19 points with 10 rebounds, her second double-double in the last three games, but Savannah Gregory posted 25 points with six 3-pointers for fourth-ranked Campbellsville in a 67-42 victory over the Phoenix in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis ranked 19th in preseason national poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis ranked 19th nationally in the NAIA Preseason Coaches’ Poll released last week by the national office, with CU moving up one spot from the end of last season.


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis ranked eighth in NAIA Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis started the 2019 season right where it left off last year, ranked eighth in the NAIA Preseason Coaches’ Poll released last week by the national office.


Wrestling

Walton, Olivieri, Laws remain ranked for CU wrestling

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestlers Nathan Walton, John Olivieri and Keshawn Laws remained ranked in their individual weight classes, as announced recently by the NAIA in conjunction with a bi-weekly ranking of teams by the national organization.


Baseball

Baseball radio broadcast schedule includes 42 regular season games

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball will broadcast a record 42 regular season games on radio in 2019, including all home contests and all Mid-South Conference outings, as announced this week by Director of Athletics Ron Pavan.


Men's Volleyball

CU men fall twice to ranked opponents

LEBANON, Tenn. – Stephan Davis and Arthur Amorim each recorded a combined 13 kills but Cumberland dropped matches to No. 5 Park University and seventh-ranked Ottawa University in men’s volleyball action Saturday at the Pirate Invitational in Parkville, Mo.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix men lose lead in final seconds

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Malik Colvin-Seldon’s steal and dunk with 17.8 seconds remaining put University of the Cumberlands ahead and Andrew Rogan’s 3-pointer in the last five seconds did not fall, giving the Patriots a 59-58 victory over Cumberland in men’s basketball action here Saturday at the O. Wayne Rollins Center.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix end contest with 18-7 run for road win

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Katherine Griffith netted seven of her career-high 18 points during a decisive 18-7 run to end the game and Kerrice Watson made 3-of-4 foul shots in the final 21 seconds in Cumberland’s 75-71 victory over the University of the Cumberlands in women’s basketball action here Saturday at the O. Wayne Rollins Center.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix volleyball drops first two matches at Pirate Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Arthur Amorim tallied 10 kills in both matches while Christian Lester registered 11 kills in a five-set loss, as Cumberland men’s volleyball dropped two matches Friday in the Pirate Invitational in Parkville, Mo.


Wrestling

Wrestling registers pair of dual match victories

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dominated Kentucky Wesleyan, 46-4, and then posted three Major Decisions and three Decisions in the second match of the evening, holding off Brewton-Parker, 21-17, in wrestling action here Friday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Basketball

Men's hoops holds off Life, 83-82

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland built a 16-point second-half lead and Shamari Denson made six free throws in the final 30 seconds, helping the Phoenix hold off Life University, 83-82, in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Basketball

Poor shooting curtails CU in home loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Life University put together a 23-4 run in the first half thanks to 16 percent shooting from Cumberland in the first two periods, with the Running Eagles holding off a late charge for an 87-77 victory in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Volleyball

Lester earns All-Tournament honors at Grow the Game Challenge

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Christian Lester earned All-Tournament honors this past weekend in the Off the Block Grow the Game Challenge, the inaugural matches for the Phoenix as a program.


Men's Tennis

Brazilian Sarpa signs with Phoenix tennis

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis coach Thiago Lins announced the signing of Felipe Sarpa to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year. Sarpa becomes the fourth signee for the Phoenix for next season.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix women picked third by MSC Coaches

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis received one first-place vote but was picked third in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll announced Friday by the league office.


Men's Tennis

CU men tied for first in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland and Lindsey Wilson men’s tennis tied atop the standings in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll announced Friday by the league office.


Baseball

Annual baseball dinner, auction set for Feb. 1

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball will host its annual Leadoff Dinner and Auction at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, February 1 in the Benton Jennings Center on the CU campus. The Phoenix will honor former Athletic Director Pat Lawson and former Cumberland player Jeremy Shope during the dinner.


Men's Cross Country

Cookeville's Griffin inks with CU cross country

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Cookeville, Tenn., native Kevin Griffin to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Softball

Phoenix softball picked fourth in MSC Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball was selected fourth in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll announced last week by the league office.


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

Shimukowa wins 800; Ndubele, Barnett place third at Emory Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Charles Shimukowa won the 800-meters, Bumnene Ndebele placed third in the triple jump and Kalea Barnett finished third in the shot put, leading the Cumberland track and field teams Sunday in the Emory Crossplex Invitational in Birmingham, Ala.


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis drops exhibition match to Southern Utah

LEBANON, Tenn. – Southern Utah swept the three doubles matches and all six singles outings in straight sets, posting a 7-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s tennis exhibition action Sunday in Clarksville, Tenn.


Wrestling

Favors places seventh for CU wrestling at MVC Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Alema Favors won six matches en route to seventh place and Anthony Maia picked up two victories for Cumberland wrestling over the weekend at the Missouri Valley College Invitational in Marshall, Mo.


Men's Volleyball

Fontbonne too much for Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Josh Faley and Brendon Schwartze registered 11 kills apiece for Fontbonne University, offsetting Cumberland’s balanced attack in a 3-0 victory for the Griffins here Saturday in men’s volleyball action at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Tennis

Venezuelan Ramirez inks with CU tennis

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis coach Thiago Lins announced the signing of Frangil Ramirez to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year, the third Phoenix signee for next season.


Men's Volleyball

Bluefield too much for CU men in first-ever match

LEBANON, Tenn. – Christian Lester posted eight kills and Angel Acevedo Reyes added seven, but Bluefield College countered with 12 kills from Alberto Chiaparini and 26 assists by Chaz Franqui, holding off Cumberland in the final two sets in the inaugural match for the Phoenix men’s volleyball program here Friday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Basketball

Second-half run sends CU men to third straight loss

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Fifteenth-ranked University of Pikeville scored 13 straight points midway through the second half, breaking open a three-point game and holding off a late charge from Cumberland for a 77-70 win over the Phoenix in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at the East Kentucky Expo Center.


Women's Basketball

CU women let lead slip away in fourth quarter

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – The University of Pikeville put together a 12-0 run midway through the fourth quarter, taking its first lead of the game with 3:38 remaining, and held off Cumberland, 71-67, in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at the East Kentucky Expo Center.


Women's Volleyball

Ratliff inks with CU volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Columbia, Tenn., native Erika Ratliff this week to scholarship papers for the 2019-20 academic year.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix men picked second in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University men’s volleyball tied for second in the North Division in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll released recently by the league office.


Men's Track & Field

Shimukowa garners MSC Track Athlete of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Charles Shimukowa earned Mid-South Conference Men’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week honors on Monday after winning the 400 and 800-meters over the weekend at the ETSU Invitational.


Wrestling

Wrestling drops 29-11 decision at Lindsey Wilson

LEBANON, Tenn. – Keshawn Laws, Anthony Maia, Nathan Walton and John Olivieri each posted victories for Cumberland, but eighth-ranked Lindsey Wilson recorded two Major Decisions and two pins in a 29-11 win over the Phoenix in wrestling action Tuesday night in Columbia, Ky.


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

Shimukova, Arnold take 1-2 in 400 at ETSU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Charles Shimukova and Ishmael Arnold finished 1-2 in the 400-meters while Dylon Dishman and Josiah Scott both placed eighth in field events for Cumberland track and field Saturday at the ETSU Invitational in Johnson City, Tenn.


Wrestling

Southeastern defeats CU wrestling, 28-10

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nathan Walton and John Olivieri continued their recent winning streaks and Grayson Walthall picked up a victory as well but Cumberland fell behind early in dropping a 28-10 decision in wrestling action to 13th-ranked Southeastern University on Saturday at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix men fall in OT at Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Troy Steward banked in a 3-pointer at the end of regulation and ninth-ranked Georgetown netted 11 of its 20 points in overtime at the foul line, holding off Cumberland in men’s basketball action here Saturday at Davis-Reid Alumni Gymnasium.


Women's Basketball

Watson's layup at buzzer gives CU road victory

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Carli Codner-Pinto made three straight 3-pointers in the final minutes, setting up a game-winning layup at the buzzer for Kerrice Watson and Cumberland outlasted Georgetown College, 49-48, in women’s basketball action here Saturday at Davis-Reid Alumni Gymnasium.


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

Shimukova wins 800, takes second in 400 in CU debut

LEBANON, Tenn. – Charles Shimukova won the 800-meters and finished second in the 400-meters in his Cumberland debut while Ishmael Arnold, Tyler Williams and Cornelius Kipschumba each recorded seventh-place finishes Friday on the first day of the ETSU Track and Field Invitational in Johnson City, Tenn.


Men's Basketball

Putback in final seconds downs CU men on the road

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andrew Smith’s putback with 17.7 seconds remaining gave seventh-ranked Campbellsville University the lead and Shamari Denson’s 15-footer rimmed out for Cumberland, giving the Tigers a hard-fought 54-53 victory over the Phoenix in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Powell Athletic Center.


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

Track trio garners MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Tyler Williams, Josiah Scott and Kalea Barnett were voted Mid-South Conference Indoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week after their performances at the Ed Temple Classic in Nashville, Tenn., as announced Monday by the league office.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix women fall at Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seventh-ranked Campbellsville University put together a 13-0 run early in the second quarter to take control and the Tigers never let up, posting a 90-51 victory over Cumberland in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Powell Athletic Center.


Women's Soccer

Holloway registered for Thursday's NWSL College Draft

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Rebecca Holloway may hear her name called today in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) College Draft that takes place at 11 a.m. CT at the United Soccer Coaches Convention in Chicago, Ill.


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Fall 2018 Dean's List includes 148 student-athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released the list for Dean’s List for the Fall 2018 semester over the Christmas break, with 148 student-athletes and athletic trainers earning a 3.50 grade-point-average or better for the semester on all classes attempted.


Wrestling

Phoenix post four wins in dual loss to the Cumberlands

LEBANON, Tenn. – Keshawn Laws, Matthew Sells, Nathan Walton and John Olivieri each posted Decisions for Cumberland, but a pair of pins and two Tech Falls gave fifth-ranked University of the Cumberlands a 28-12 team victory in a dual match against the Phoenix here Wednesday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis inks Schlueter, Alonso Egea

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis coach Thiago Lins announced the signings of Kester Schlueter and Javier Alonso Egea to scholarship papers for the 2019-20 academic year.


Men's Bowling

Charlton places 39th for bowlers at Lehigh Valley

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Matthew Charlton placed 39th and sophomore Jarred Bradshaw finished 58th for Cumberland bowling at the Lehigh Valley Classic on December 29-30 in Allentown, Pa.


Men's Basketball

Rogan, Blum help Phoenix to victory over Fisk

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andrew Rogan tied his career-high with 27 points, Asher Blum netted 17 off the bench and Cumberland started the second half with a 12-3 run, pulling away from Fisk down the stretch in an 87-64 victory in men’s basketball action here Monday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Volleyball

Sycamore's Frye inks with CU volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Pleasant View, Tenn., native Ellie Frye to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


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

Barnett, Scott lead tracksters at Ed Temple Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kalea Barnett and Josiah Scott both finished in the Top 6 in the shot put and weight throw while Tyler Williams and Ishmael Arnold finished fifth in spring events for Cumberland track and field Sunday at the Ed Temple Classic in Nashville, Tenn.


Wrestling

Walton, Olivieri pick up three wins apiece at NWCA National Duals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Nathan Walton and junior John Olivieri each won three matches while freshmen Joshua Teaster and Grayson Walthall collected two victories apiece for Cumberland on Friday in the NWCA National Duals in Louisville, Ky.


Men's Basketball

Second-half spurt carries CU men in MSC opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tranard Chester posted career-highs with 24 points and 10 rebounds and Cumberland used a 15-1 run in the second half to take control in a77-70 victory over Lindsey Wilson in men’s basketball action here Saturday at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Basketball

Third-quarter spurt pushes LWC past Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Lindsey Wilson’s Reagan Turner scored a game-high 20 points and she and Jynea Harris posted seven points apiece during a 22-2 third-quarter run, breaking the game open in a 78-56 victory for the 18th-ranked Blue Raiders over Cumberland in women’s basketball action here Saturday at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix hold off late surge for 78-66 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Carli Codner-Pinto posted 27 points, Kerrice Watson netted 17 and Cumberland used an 18-3 run in the second quarter to open a 23-point halftime lead before holding off Fisk University in the final minutes in a 78-66 victory for the Phoenix in women’s basketball action here Wednesday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Wrestling

Walton, Olivieri ranked in latest NAIA Coaches’ Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior John Olivieri and freshman Nathan Walton were both ranked in the latest NAIA Coaches’ Poll released last week by the national office, which includes a Top 20 for teams as well as individual ratings in each weight class.


Wrestling

Laws wins three times, CU takes two duals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Keyshawn Laws posted three victories while Dallas Miles, Matthew Sells, Nathan Walton, John Olivieri and Grayson Walthall each collected two wins and Cumberland registered a pair of dual victories Sunday at the Smokey Mountain Duals in Gatlinburg, Tenn.


Football

Assistant Brown inducted into Metro Nashville Football Coaches Hall of Fame

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University football coach Buddy Brown was recently inducted into the Metro Nashville Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame after serving more than 30 years as an assistant and head coach at Metro Nashville Public Schools.


Women's Volleyball

Nalovic named All-Region, Vadakin Assistant Coach of the Year

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Masa Nalovic earned Honorable Mention All-Southeast Region honors from the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) and Hannah Vadakin was named Assistant Coach of the Year for the Southeast Region, as announced recently by the AVCA.


Football

Nine football players named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nine Cumberland football players received 2018 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors on Friday, as announced by the national office before the national championship game in Daytona Beach, Fla.


Women's Basketball

Fourth-quarter spurt leads CU women past Huntington

LEBANON, Tenn. – Devon Burns and Kerrice Watson combined for 13 points during a 20-7 run in the fourth quarter, helping Cumberland to a 69-62 victory over Huntington University and a split of the back-to-back games in women’s basketball action Saturday in Huntington, Ind.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix men fall on last-second 3-pointer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andrew Rogan made five 3-pointers and finished with 27 points while Ty Sean Powell posted 14 points and 10 rebounds, but Philander Smith’s Jaylon Bardley nailed a 3-pointer with less than a second remaining, giving the Panthers an 86-85 victory over Cumberland in men’s basketball action Friday night in Little Rock, Ark.


Women's Basketball

CU women unable to overcome slow start at Marian

LEBANON, Tenn. – Carli Codner-Pinto netted 14 points but Cumberland struggled again in the first half, falling behind early and falling 67-46 to seventh-ranked Marian University in women’s basketball action Friday night in Indianapolis, Ind.


Football

Billingsley named Google Cloud Academic All-American®

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Brian Billingsley earned First Team Google Cloud Academic All-American® honors, as announced Thursday and selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).


General

Cumberland ranks third in MSC President's Cup standings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland ranks third in the Mid-South Conference President’s Cup standings after the completion of fall sports and only 2.5 points behind the lead, as announced this week by the league office.


Men's Volleyball

Men's volleyball releases inaugural schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s volleyball coach Scott Barbe announced the program’s inaugural schedule this week, which includes nine home matches and contests against teams from NCAA Divisions II and III as well as the NAIA.


Women's Volleyball

White signs with Phoenix women's volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Suwanee, Ga., native Lael White to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Softball

Macon County's Shoulders signs with Phoenix softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Lafayette, Tenn., native Allyson Shoulders to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Soccer

Bathe inks with CU women's soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Brian Davies announced the signing of Freiburg, Germany, native Anna-Marie Bathe to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Basketball

First-half miscues send Phoenix women to loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland committed 17 first-half turnovers, falling behind early, and shot just 34 percent overall from the field in an 86-47 loss Saturday to Martin Methodist in women’s basketball action in Pulaski, Tenn.


Women's Volleyball

Georgia native Dodd inks with women's volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Cumming, Ga., native Olivia Dodd to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Soccer

Women's soccer ranked 19th in NAIA Postseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer ended the season ranked 19th in the NAIA Coaches’ Postseason Top 25 Poll released this week by the national office.


Softball

Maryville's Powell inks with Phoenix softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Maryville, Tenn., native Macy Powell to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Men's Volleyball

Kingston Springs' Ginnings inks with CU men's volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s volleyball coach Scott Barbe announced the signing of Kingston Springs, Tenn., native Caleb Ginnings to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Basketball

Johnson signs with Phoenix women's hoops

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Scott Blum announced the signing of Martinsville, Ind., native Gracie Johnson to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Cross Country

Riverdale's Sneed inks with CU cross country

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Murfreesboro, Tenn., native Sarah Sneed to scholarship papers for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Volleyball

Texas native Rodriguez signs with Phoenix volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of San Antonio, Texas, native Bianca Rodriguez to scholarship papers for the 2019-20 academic year.


Softball

2019 CU softball schedule announced

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the club’s 2019 schedule this week, which includes 32 home games and 12 contests against teams that played in last year’s NAIA Championship Opening Round.


Women's Soccer

Holloway, Haddock garner Honorable Mention All-America honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Rebecca Holloway and Sarah Haddock were named Honorable Mention All-Americans by the NAIA on Wednesday, as announced by the national office at the conclusion of the NAIA Championships in Orange Beach, Ala.


Baseball

Baseball announces 2019 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball coach Woody Hunt announced the program’s 2019 schedule this week, which includes 33 home games at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium along with 28 contests against teams that played in last year’s NAIA Championship Opening Round.


Women's Soccer

Aplin, Kambeitz garner Academic All-America® accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland seniors Ashley Kambeitz and Mariah Aplin were voted First Team Google Cloud Academic All-Americans®, as announced this week and selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).


Football

North, Billingsley earn Academic All-District honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football players Kimlee North and Brian Billingsley were voted Google Cloud Academic All-District 2, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) recently.


Men's Soccer

Abudiore, Skraastad, Strutz earn NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland seniors Tosin Abudiore, Markus Skraastad and Bennet Strutz garnered 2018 Men’s Soccer Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes accolades on Friday, as announced by the national office during the NAIA Championships in Irvine, Calif.


Women's Volleyball

Glassman, Snell, Nalovic garner NAIA Scholar-Athlete accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland seniors Sara Glassman and Kara Snell and junior Masa Nalovic earned 2018 Women’s Volleyball Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes honors on Friday, as announced by the national office during the NAIA Championships in Sioux City, Iowa.


Women's Soccer

Five women's soccer players named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer players Mariah Aplin, Autumn Copeland, Luca Jöns, Ashley Kambeitz and Savannah Moreland were named 2018 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes on Friday, as announced by the national office during the NAIA Championships in Orange Beach, Ala.


Wrestling

Olivieri wins weight division at Indiana Little State

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior John Olivieri won his weight class while redshirt freshman Austin Plumlee finished fifth and sophomore Matthew Sells placed eighth for Cumberland wrestling Saturday at the Indiana Little State Championships in Indianapolis, Ind.


Men's Basketball

First-half run sends Phoenix men to road defeat

LEBANON, Tenn. – Xa’Zavier Jones scored 28 points and Oakwood University put together an 18-8 run near to end of the first half to take control of the game in a 76-64 victory over Cumberland in men’s basketball action late Saturday night in Huntsville, Ala.


Women's Basketball

Four score double-digits in CU road win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Carli Codner-Pinto netted 21 points with five 3-pointers, Kerrice Watson posted 17 points and Dominique St. Louis collected her first double-double of the season in Cumberland’s 91-52 victory against Oakwood University in women’s basketball action Saturday night in Huntsville, Ala.


Women's Basketball

Slow start sends CU women to road defeat

LEBANON, Tenn. – Carli Codner-Pinto netted four 3-pointers and 26 points, but Cumberland shot 28 percent overall from the field and committed 30 turnovers, which Talladega College turned into 28 points in a 77-57 win over the Phoenix in women’s basketball action Wednesday night in Talladega, Ala.


Men's Basketball

Late free throws end second-half rally for CU men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Martin Methodist’s Jordan Olison made two free throws with two seconds remaining, negating a big second-half comeback by Cumberland in a 78-76 RedHawks victory in men’s basketball action Monday night in Pulaski, Tenn.


Women's Basketball

Tornadoes pull away from CU in fourth quarter

LEBANON, Tenn. – Katherine Griffith scored 15 points and Dominique St. Louis added 11, but Talladega College netted 25 points off turnovers and four Tornadoes finished in double figures in a 76-64 victory over Cumberland in women’s basketball action here Tuesday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Wrestling

Walton, Laws, Walthall all place for CU wrestling at Lindenwood

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nathan Walton placed third, Keshawn Laws finished fourth and Grayson Walthall was fifth for Cumberland wrestling over the weekend at the Lindenwood Open in St. Charles, Mo.


Men's Basketball

Walters' buzzer-beater caps 19-point comeback

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ty Sean Powell scored 27 points and Deiontay Walters hit a jumper at the buzzer for the game-winner, helping Cumberland overcome a 19-point second-half deficit in posting an 86-84 win over Bethel University on Saturday in the Chick-fil-A Classic in McKenzie, Tenn.


Women's Basketball

Second-quarter slump dooms Phoenix women

LEBANON, Tenn. – De’Naizha Elder netted 28 points, hitting five 3-pointers, but Cumberland shot just 28 percent in the first half and committed 21 turnovers in an 85-61 loss to Mid-America Christian in women’s basketball action Saturday in the College of the Ozarks Coke Classic in Point Lookout, Mo.


Men's Cross Country

Barlow places 109th for CU men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Joel Barlow finished 109th among 330 participants and freshman Cornelius Kipchumba placed 161st for Cumberland at the 63rd Annual Men’s Cross Country Championships on a cold Friday in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.


Women's Cross Country

Mays leads women's harriers at NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Juniors Amber Mays and Abby Gawthorp and senior Taylor Blankenship finished within eight seconds of each other for Cumberland at the 39th Annual Women’s Cross Country Championships on a cold Friday in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.


Women's Basketball

Cold shooting, turnovers lead to road loss for CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Devon Burns and Katherine Griffith netted 13 points apiece off the bench but Cumberland got off to another slow start and posted 20 turnovers in an 86-49 loss to the College of the Ozarks on Friday night in Point Lookout, Mo.


Men's Basketball

Turnovers prove costly in men's loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Isaac Stephens posted 17 points and eight rebounds, leading four players in double figures, but the Phoenix committed 22 turnovers, which Blue Mountain College turned into 24 points and the Toppers recorded an 81-68 victory in the Chick-fil-A Classic on Friday in McKenzie, Tenn.


Women's Cross Country

Blankenship earns NAIA Scholar-Athlete accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Taylor Blankenship earned Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors on Thursday, as announced by the national office. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.50 grade-point-average to be eligible for the award. They must also have attended their present institution for one calendar year to be eligible.


Football

Nine football players garner All-Mid-South accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Sam Michael, Kendall Johnson, Telvin Rucker, Aaron White and Tyler Tate were voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division and Jeff Benson, Jimmy Keys, Jr., Denarius Toliver and Terry Tiller earned Second Team honors, as released Thursday by the league office.


Baseball

CU baseball picked third in MSC Coaches' Poll

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


Women's Golf

Women's golf ranked 20th in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s golf ranks 20th in the NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released last week, the only regular season ranking during the fall season.


Women's Soccer

Aplin, Kambeitz voted Academic All-District

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University seniors Mariah Aplin and Ashley Kambeitz were voted Google Cloud Academic All-District 2, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) recently.


Men's Basketball

Union pulls away from Phoenix men in second half

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ty Sean Powell collected 16 points and Jason Williams added 14 for Cumberland, but Union University put together a 14-4 run midway through the second half, pulling away for a 94-64 win over the Phoenix men’s basketball exhibition game Wednesday night at in Jackson, Tenn.


Women's Basketball

Slow start hurts Phoenix in loss at Lee

LEBANON, Tenn. – Carli Codner-Pinto netted 18 points with four 3-pointers but Cumberland shot just 30 percent from the field and Lee University jumped out early and never looked back in an 87-48 victory over the Phoenix in a women’s basketball exhibition game Wednesday night at Walker Arena in Cleveland, Tenn.


Football

Twenty-one football players earn Academic All-MSC accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Twenty-one Cumberland football players were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference, as announced Wednesday by the league office. Student-athletes must hold a 3.25 grade-point-average and above and be a sophomore, junior or senior academically to be eligible for the award.


Men's Bowling

Wezel, Bradshaw lead bowlers at Southern Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Kelsey Wezel and freshman Caitlyn Gann finished in the Top 25 for the Cumberland women and sophomore Jarred Bradshaw and junior Peyton Bell placed in the Top 20 for the Phoenix men in bowling action this past weekend at the Brunswick Southern Classic in Marietta, Ga.


Women's Cross Country

Blankenship receives MSC Champions of Character Award

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Taylor Blankenship was named the Mid-South Conference Women’s Cross Country Champions of Character Award winner during the banquet for the conference championships recently in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Basketball

Late run pushes Mocs past CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ty Sean Powell netted 15 points and Andrew Rogan added 14, but Chattanooga ended the game on a 31-10 spurt in a 92-61 victory over Cumberland in a men’s basketball exhibition for the Phoenix on Tuesday night at McKenzie Arena in Chattanooga, Tenn.


Wrestling

Walton, Laws place for CU at Grand View

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Nathan Walton finished fourth and sophomore Keshawn Laws placed fifth for Cumberland wrestling Saturday at the Grand View Open in Des Moines, Iowa.


Women's Basketball

Quick start not enough for Phoenix women

MCKENZIE, Tenn. – Dominique St. Louis scored 13 points, Devon Burns netted 12 and Cumberland held an eight-point lead after one quarter but could not hold on down the stretch, as 21st-ranked Bethel University used a 14-0 run in the final period to post a 69-60 win in women’s basketball action here Saturday night at Crisp Arena.


Football

Wildcats run away from Phoenix in season finale

MCKENZIE, Tenn. – Sam Castronova passed for 260 yards and three touchdowns and ran for another TD and third-ranked Bethel University scored the last 49 points in a 56-7 victory over Cumberland in football action in the regular season finale here Saturday at Wildcat Stadium.


Men's Soccer

Late goal pushes Blue Raiders past CU

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Andrew Revanales scored a pair of goals, the second one into an empty net in the 82nd minute after a controversial play, giving seventh-ranked Lindsey Wilson a 2-1 victory over Cumberland in the championship match of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Tournament here Friday night.


Women's Basketball

Women's hoops not able to overcome early deficit

LEBANON, Tenn. – Carli Codner-Pinto and De’Naizha Elder each scored 18 points and Devon Burns added 13, but Martin Methodist held off a furious second-half rally by the Phoenix for a 78-71 victory in the Mid-South Conference/Southern States Challenge in women’s basketball action Friday in McKenzie, Tenn.


Women's Soccer

Women's soccer drops 3-0 decision in championship match

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tenth-ranked Lindsey Wilson scored twice in the first half and added a late goal as well, defeating No. 14 Cumberland, 3-0, in the championship matches of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Tournament here Friday at The Pit in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Volleyball

Season ends for Phoenix women in MSC semis

LEBANON, Tenn. – Abby Akins and Masa Nalovic registered six kills apiece and Ali Hanger collected 13 kills, but sixth-ranked Lindsey Wilson got 14 kills from Grace Blomstedt and 39 assists by Autumn Proctor in a 3-0 win against Cumberland in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Volleyball Championships on Friday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Basketball

Six players net double-digits in runaway victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Carli Codner-Pinto netted 17 points and De’Naizha Elder added 14 points off the bench, as six Cumberland players scored in double figures in an 89-48 win against Oakwood University in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Volleyball

Volleyball sweeps Patriots in MSC Tournament

LEBANON, Tenn. – Masa Nalovic paced a balanced attack with eight kills and Ali Hanger posted 18 digs, as Cumberland won its first match in a conference tournament in eight years with a 3-0 victory over the University of the Cumberlands in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Volleyball Championships on Thursday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Basketball

Rogan's 27 pushes CU men past Oakwood

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andrew Rogan made six 3-pointers and posted a career-high 27 points, leading five players in double figures and Cumberland netted 63 points in the first half en route to a 100-88 victory over Oakwood University in men’s basketball action here Thursday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Soccer

Walsh goal, two assists lead CU to championship match

LEBANON, Tenn. – Martin Walsh collected two first-half assists and netted a goal in the second period, helping Cumberland to a 4-0 win against Life University in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Championships on Thursday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Soccer

Aplin, Stevens net goals in CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Haley Stevens posted a goal and an assist and Mariah Aplin scored just before the half for 14th-ranked Cumberland in a 2-0 victory over Georgetown College in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Championships on Thursday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Volleyball

Nalovic, Wickham, Serna garner All-Mid-South accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Masa Nalovic was voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference and juniors Mikayla Wickham and Lyssette Serna earned Second Team All-MSC honors, as announced by the league office Wednesday night in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

Five runners earn bids to NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland runners Joel Barlow and Cornelius Kipchumba for the men and Amber Mays, Taylor Blankenship and Abby Gawthorp for the women earned at-large berth into the NAIA Cross Country Championships, as announced late Wednesday by the national office.


Women's Basketball

Tech spurt sends Phoenix women to exhibition loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Devon Burns netted 15 points with three 3-pointers and Dominique St. Louis added 10 points, but Tennessee Tech outscored Cumberland, 23-7, in the second quarter and never looked back in an 88-55 victory over the Phoenix in women’s basketball action Tuesday night in Cookeville, Tenn.


Women's Cross Country

Four women's runners named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland women’s cross country runners were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference , as announced recently 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.


Men's Cross Country

Angeles-Solis, Rojas garner Academic All-MSC accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. –Cumberland men’s cross country runners Carlos Angeles-Solis and Jerry Rojas earned Academic All-Mid-South Conference honors , as announced recently 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.


Men's Basketball

Skyhawks pull away from Phoenix in exhibition

MARTIN, Tenn. – Shamari Denson netted 19 points and Ty Sean Powell added 11 points and eight rebounds, but UT Martin got double figures from five players and pulled away in the second half for a 91-58 victory over Cumberland in men’s basketball action here Tuesday night at Elam Center.


Men's Bowling

Bell, Bradshaw, Davis pace bowlers at Southern Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Peyton Bell, sophomore Jarred Bradshaw and senior Johnathon Davis all knocked down more than 1,000 pins, leading the Cumberland bowlers over the weekend at the Brunswick Southern Classic in Marietta, Ga.


Women's Volleyball

Eight women's volleyball players earn Academic All-MSC accolades

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


Men's Soccer

Strutz garners third MSC weekly honor

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland goalkeeper Bennet Strutz was named Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week, helping the Phoenix to a victory in the quarterfinals of the conference tournament, as announced by the league office.


Football

Tiller voted MSC Defensive Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Terry Tiller posted seven tackles with a forced fumble in Saturday’s victory at Kentucky Christian, garnering Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division Defensive Player of the Week honors, as announced by the league office.


Women's Golf

Pages Preuss named Mid-South Golfer of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Ana Laura Pages Preuss earned Mid-South Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week accolades on Monday, finishing third in the Metro Parks-Town and Country Invitational, as announced by the league office.


Men's Golf

Henderson garners MSC Golfer of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Nick Henderson was voted Mid-South Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week on Monday after placing fourth at the Reinhardt University Invitational, as announced by the league office.


Wrestling

Walton wins debut at Patriot Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Nathan Walton won his weight class at 174 and fellow freshmen Grayson Walthall and Blaine Fussell posted impressive debuts for Cumberland wrestling Saturday at the Patriot Open in Williamsburg, Ky.


Men's Basketball

Four players score in double figures in CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ty Sean Powell posted 16 points and 15 rebounds and Shamari Denson added 17 points, as Cumberland ended the half on an 18-5 run to take control of the game and post a 75-65 victory over Philander Smith in men’s basketball action here Monday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Cross Country

Mays, Blankenship, Gawthorp, Kilian named All-Mid-South

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland runners Amber Mays, Taylor Blankenship, Abby Gawthorp and Riley Kilian garnered All-Mid-South Conference accolades for their performances at the league championships this past Saturday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Cross Country

Barlow, Kipchumba garner All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Joel Barlow and Cornelius Kipchumba both earned Second Team All-Mid-South Conference honors based on their performances at the league championships this past Saturday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Volleyball

Women's volleyball set to face Cumberlands in MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s volleyball plays the University of the Cumberlands in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships this Thursday, as announced by the league office Monday morning.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix holds off RedHawks late for 78-68 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ty Sean Powell posted 16 points and eight rebounds, Andrew Rogan collected 14 points and Cumberland held off a late charge from Martin Methodist in a 78-68 victory Saturday in men’s basketball action at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Cross Country

Four women place in Top 8, CU finishes second

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland runners placed in the Top 8, helping the Phoenix to a second-place team finish, and Jim Seckel was voted Coach of the Year on Saturday at the Mid-South Conference Women’s Cross Country Championships at Phil Moore Park in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Cross Country

Barlow places eighth, Kipchumba 12th for CU men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Joel Barlow finished eighth and freshman Cornelius Kipchumba placed 12th for Cumberland men’s cross country Saturday at the Mid-South Conference Championships on Saturday at Phil Moore Park in Bowling Green, Ky.


Football

Football rushes past Knights, 41-22

GRAYSON, Ky. – Telvin Rucker rushed for 142 yards and one touchdown and Joseph Rushin added 97 yards and one TD, as Cumberland gained 384 yards on the ground in a 41-22 victory over Kentucky Christian in football action here Saturday afternoon.


Women's Volleyball

Tigers sweep CU in regular season finale

LEBANON, Tenn. – Abby Akins collected nine kills and Ali Hanger added 15 digs, but Georgetown College got a dozen kills apiece from Ashton Meckle and Emma Pike in a sweep over Cumberland in women’s volleyball action Thursday night in Georgetown, Ky.


Men's Soccer

Bagayoko nets two goals in CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Bakary Bagayoko scored twice and Daniel Williams posted a goal and an assist, as top-seeded Cumberland scored two goals in the first nine minutes en route to a 3-1 win against Shawnee State in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Championships on Thursday in Campbellsville, Ky.


Men's Soccer

Strutz, Grant garner honors at MSC Championships banquet

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Bennet Strutz was voted Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Year, Adam Grant earned Coach of the Year honors and eight players garnered All-Mid-South accolades, as announced Thursday night by the league office.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix women advance to semifinals with 2-0 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sarah Haddock converted a penalty kick late in the first half and 13th-ranked Cumberland got an own goal in the second period in a 2-0 victory over Shawnee State in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Championships on Thursday in Campbellsville, Ky.


Women's Soccer

Holloway, Haddock voted MSC Players of the Year

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Rebecca Holloway and Sarah Haddock garnered Player of the Year honors while eight Phoenix players were voted to the All-Mid-South Conference teams, as announced by the league office during a banquet Wednesday night in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Volleyball

Glassman, Nalovic, Serna receive All-Tournament honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Sara Glassman, Masa Nalovic and Lyssette Serna were voted to the All-Tournament team at the Phoenix Classic over the weekend, helping the home team to a perfect 4-0 mark in the eight-team event.


Women's Soccer

Women's soccer moves up to No. 13 in latest NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer moved up two spots to No. 13 in this week’s NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix fall 3-1 to Campbellsville on Senior Night

LEBANON, Tenn. – Masa Nalovic posted 12 kills and Mikayla Wickham added nine while five Cumberland players finished with double-digit digs, but Campbellsville University outlasted the Phoenix in a 3-1 Tigers win Tuesday night in women’s volleyball action at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Golf

Pages Preuss ties for third at Town and Country Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Ana Laura Pages Preuss carded rounds of 71-73 and junior Raquel Romero Valverde posted scores of 72-75 for Cumberland women’s golf at the Metro Parks-Town and Country Invitational this week at McCabe Golf Course in Nashville, Tenn.


Men's Golf

Three individuals place in Top 10 for CU men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Garrett Daniel shot a final-round even-par 72 while freshman Nick Henderson and sophomore Bryson Smith each carded rounds of 73 for Cumberland men’s golf Tuesday at the Reinhardt University Invitational at Callahan Golf Links in Waleska, Ga.


Women's Soccer

Kambeitz garners Mid-South Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Ashley Kambeitz earned Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week honors on Monday, posting a career-high 12 saves in a 1-1 draw for the Phoenix.


Men's Soccer

Six men's soccer players garner Academic All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer players Tosin Abudiore, Sondre Risa, Markus Skraastad, Bennet Strutz, Tyler Watson and Jake Yarbro earned Academic All-Mid-South Conference honors on Tuesday, as announced by the league office.


Women's Soccer

Eleven women's players named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eleven Cumberland women’s soccer players were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference on Tuesday, as announced by the league office. Student-athletes must hold a 3.25 grade-point-average and be a sophomore, junior or senior academically to qualify for the award.


Men's Golf

Henderson cards first round 73, CU third at Reinhardt

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Nick Henderson shot one-over par 73 and freshman Adrian Steeger and sophomore Bryson Smith each posted four-over 76 for Cumberland men’s golf Monday in the Reinhardt University Invitational at Callahan Golf Links in Waleska, Ga.


Women's Volleyball

Nalovic earns MSC Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Masa Nalovic posted 61 kills and 11 total blocks in five matches, helping the Phoenix to five victories and earning Mid-South Conference Women’s Volleyball Attacker of the Week honors, as announced Monday by the league office.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix women face Bears in MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer takes on Shawnee State at 4 p.m. this Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships in Bowling Green, Ky., as announced Monday by the league office.


Men's Soccer

Men's soccer set to face Shawnee State in MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer will face Shawnee State in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships this Friday at 11 a.m. CT in Bowling Green, Ky., as announced Monday by the league office.


Women's Volleyball

Women sweep two matches to finish Phoenix Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Masa Nalovic collected 16 kills and Lyssette Serna posted 12 in a come-from-behind victory over Reinhardt University and Serna added 12 kills in a sweep over Bluefield College on Saturday to conclude action in the Phoenix Classic at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Basketball

Men's hoops hits 10 3-pointers in win at Fisk

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jason Williams netted 20 points and Andrew Rogan posted 18, with the duo combining for seven 3-pointers, in Cumberland’s 75-65 victory over Fisk University in the Jubilee Classic on Saturday in Nashville, Tenn.


Men's Soccer

Abdi's goal leads CU to 1-1 draw

LEBANON, Tenn. – Abdulkhalik Abdi scored in the first half and Julian Lucimi’s free kick in the first overtime just missed from 25 yards in Cumberland’s 1-1 draw against Tennessee Wesleyan in men’s soccer action Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Volleyball

Serna, Wickham post 10 kills each in CU sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Lyssette Serna and Mikayla Wickham posted 10 kills apiece and Ali Hanger added 15 digs, as Cumberland swept in second straight match of the day with a 3-0 win over Union College in the Phoenix Classic on Friday at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Basketball

Second-half spurts help Phoenix to opening win

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Ty Sean Powell posted 23 points and Andrew Rogan netted 20, as Cumberland used a 12-2 run midway through the second half to take its first lead and never looked back, defeating Tennessee Wesleyan, 93-78, in men’s basketball action in the Jubilee Classic here Friday night at Johnson Gymnasium.


Women's Volleyball

Volleyball sweeps Wesleyan to start Phoenix Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Masa Nalovic tallied 13 kills, Mikayla Wickham added nine and Sara Glassman posted 24 assists in Cumberland’s 3-0 win over Tennessee Wesleyan here Friday in the first of four matches in the Phoenix Classic this weekend at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix overcomes slow start in 3-1 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Masa Nalovic and Nicole Carey combined for 26 kills and 11 blocks and Cumberland hit above .250 for the final three sets, overcoming a slow start en route to a 3-1 victory over Life University in women’s volleyball action here Thursday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Soccer

Phoenix men claim MSC title with 1-1 draw

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sondre Risa headed in a corner kick early in the second half and Cumberland men’s soccer claimed its first Mid-South Conference regular season championship in a 1-1 draw Wednesday night against the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Ky.


Women's Soccer

Women's soccer plays to 1-1 draw at UC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rebecca Holloway scored midway through the first half for 15th-ranked Cumberland but 22nd-ranked University of the Cumberlands found the back of the net early in the second half and Ashley Kambeitz made 12 saves for the Phoenix in a 1-1 draw in women’s soccer action Wednesday night in Williamsburg, Ky.


Football

Huntley garners TSWA Player of the Week accolade

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Dezmon Huntley earned Offensive Player of the Week honors from the Tennessee Sportswriters Association after his efforts in helping the Phoenix to a victory over No. 4 Lindsey Wilson.


Women's Volleyball

Blue Raiders sweep CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Masa Nalovic posted nine kills and Mikayla Wickham and Abby Akins each collected seven, but sixth-ranked Lindsey Wilson hit .316 for the match in a 3-0 sweep over Cumberland in women’s volleyball action Tuesday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Golf

Pages Preuss ties for 12th at Roadrunner Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Ana Laura Pages Preuss tied for 12th with rounds of 78, 77 and 81 while junior Raquel Romero Valverde and freshman Maria Pilar Scenna tied for 35th for Cumberland women’s golf at the Roadrunner Invitational on Monday and Tuesday in Cohutta, Ga.


Women's Cross Country

Mays earns fourth MSC Runner of the Week accolade

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Amber Mays posted her fourth Mid-South Conference Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week honor Monday after placing 37th at the Sand Shark Invitational, as announced by the league office.


Women's Soccer

Holloway named MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Rebecca Holloway earned Mid-South Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week accolades Monday, registering five goals and four assists in a pair of victories for the Phoenix, as announced by the league office.


Men's Soccer

Bagayoko voted MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Bakary Bagayoko garnered Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week honors Monday after posting four goals and one assist in three victories for the Phoenix, as announced by the league office.


Football

Tiller earns Defensive Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Terry Tiller earned Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division Defensive Player of the Week honors Monday after notching six solo tackles with two sacks in a 24-21 victory over No. 4 Lindsey Wilson, as announced by the league office.


Women's Basketball

Women's hoops selected sixth in MSC Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s basketball was selected sixth in a vote of league coaches for the Mid-South Conference Preseason Poll released Friday by the conference office.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix men picked seventh in MSC Preseason Poll

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


Men's Soccer

Second-half goals help CU pull away from SSU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sondre Risa, Bakary Bagayoko and Julian Lucumi all netted three goals apiece and Cumberland scored six times in the second to run away from Shawnee State in a 9-0 win in men’s soccer action here Sunday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix women score early and often in home win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mariah Aplin, Rebecca Holloway and Sarah Haddock each scored a pair of goals and 15th-ranked Cumberland closed the home schedule with an 8-0 victory over Shawnee State in women’s soccer action here Sunday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Cross Country

Mays, Petrova, Kilian pace Phoenix women

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Amber Mays, freshman Sasha Petrova and junior Riley Kilian all finished in the Top 50 on Saturday for Cumberland women’s cross country at the 12th Annual Sand Shark Invitational in Hardeeville, S.C.


Men's Cross Country

Barlow finishes 13th for CU men at Sand Shark

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Joel Barlow placed 13th and freshman Cornelius Kipchumba finished 19th for Cumberland men’s cross country Saturday at the 12th Annual Sand Shark Invitational in Hardeeville, S.C.


Women's Volleyball

Women take third straight with 3-1 win at Pikeville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Masa Nalovic recorded a double-double with 19 kills and 11 digs, Kara Snell posted 27 digs and Sara Glassman handed out 35 assists, season-high for all three players, in Cumberland’s 3-1 victory Saturday over the University of Pikeville in women’s volleyball action in Pikeville, Ky.


Football

Phoenix defeat No. 4 Lindsey Wilson, 24-21, on Senior Day

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland scored three rushing yards and gained 292 yards on the ground while the Phoenix defense limited fourth-ranked Lindsey Wilson to just 284 yards of total offense in a 24-21 CU victory here Saturday in football action at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix open road swing with 3-1 win at SSU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Masa Nalovic and Abby Akins each registered 12 kills and Kara Snell added 19 digs, as Cumberland won the closely-contested match, 3-1, over Shawnee State in women’s volleyball action Friday night in Portsmouth, Ohio.


Women's Soccer

Holloway, Stevens post hat tricks in CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rebecca Holloway and Haley Stevens each posted a hat trick and Mariah Aplin handed out three assists, as 15th-ranked Cumberland scored three times in the first seven minutes and never looked back in a 10-0 victory over the University of Pikeville in women’s soccer action here Friday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's Soccer

Men's soccer starts fast in win over Pikeville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andrew Uduluth scored three goals in the second half and Daniel Williams netted a pair of goals in the first 12 minutes, as Cumberland started quickly in a 9-1 win against the University of Pikeville in men’s soccer action here Friday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Soccer

Women's soccer ranked ninth in latest MRPI

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer ranked ninth in the latest edition of the Modified Ratings Power Index (MRPI) released by the national office this week.


Men's Soccer

Late goals carry Phoenix past Milligan

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams evened the match in the 71st minute and Bakary Bagayoko netted the game-winner with 3:02 remaining, giving Cumberland a 2-1 victory over Milligan College in a match the Phoenix dominated everywhere except the scoreboard in men’s soccer action here Wednesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Wrestling

Phoenix wrestling picked sixth in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestling was selected sixth in the Mid-South Conference Coaches’ Preseason Poll released by the league office.


Baseball

Annual pancake breakfast, garage sale for CU baseball set for Nov. 3

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 3.


Men's Golf

Men's golf ties for fifth; Daniel, Henderson, Steeger all in Top 15

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Garrett Daniel and freshman Adrian Steeger each carded even-par rounds of 72 and freshman Nick Henderson shot 73, helping Cumberland men’s golf move up one spot in the team rankings on Tuesday at the Bojangles Tennessee Intercollegiate at Tennessee National Golf Club in Loudon, Tenn.


Men's Soccer

Strutz voted NAIA Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Bennet Strutz was selected as the NAIA Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week after his performances in victories over Georgetown College and Lindsey Wilson, as announced Tuesday by the national office.


Men's Golf

Henderson, Daniel in Top 20 for CU at Tennessee National

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Nick Henderson carded two rounds of one-over par 73 and senior Garrett Daniel shot 74-73 on the Monday at the Bojangles Tennessee Intercollegiate at Tennessee National Golf Club in Loudon, Tenn.


Men's Bowling

Bradshaw, Casteel top finishers for CU bowling

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jarrad Bradshaw and Peyton Bell paced the men and Kerra Casteel and Kelsey Wezel were the top finishers for the women for the Cumberland bowling team over the weekend at the Orange and Black Classic in Beavercreek, Ohio.


Men's Soccer

Williams, Strutz earn MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Daniel Williams and Bennet Strutz were voted Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, on Monday for their performances in two CU victories, as announced by the league office.


Men's Soccer

Late goal sends men's soccer past Blue Raiders

LEBANON, Tenn. – Abdulkhalik Abdi drew a foul in the box and Sondre Risa converted the penalty kick with 6:10 remaining for Cumberland in a 1-0 victory over sixth-ranked Lindsey Wilson here Sunday on a soggy and wet afternoon in men’s soccer action at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix suffer first Mid-South loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kajsa Conradsen scored a goal in each half and 14th-ranked Lindsey Wilson took control early in posting a 3-0 victory over No. 10 Cumberland in women’s soccer action here Sunday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Volleyball

Volleyball splits on second day in St. Louis

LEBANON, Tenn. – Masa Nalovic posted 15 kills, Luciana Arena collected a dozen and Sadie Edmonston registered 11 digs and 26 assists in Cumberland’s 3-1 victory over St. Louis College of Pharmacy in women’s volleyball action Saturday to conclude the STLCOP Classic in St. Louis, Mo.


Football

Early scores too much for Phoenix to overcome

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s defense recorded three interceptions, blocked a field goal and returned it for a touchdown and made a goal line stand, but Kendon Young caught three touchdown passes and BJ Pelt’s INT return for a score with 1:37 remaining sealed a 31-21 Campbellsville University victory over the Phoenix here Saturday night at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Garijo Garrido ends tourney with three set win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Ainhoa Garido Garrijo posted a three set win in singles and Axel Lucich and Thiago Lopes lost in doubles on the final day of the ITA Cup on Saturday in Rome, Ga.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Doubles tandem picks up victory at ITA Cup

LEBANON, Tenn. – Axel Lucich and Thiago Lopes registered a straight-set doubles victory Friday but Ainhoa Garijo Garrido lost again in singles for Cumberland tennis at the ITA Cup in Rome, Ga.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix take two matches at STLCOP

LEBANON, Tenn. – Masa Nalovic and Mikayla Wickham each posted double-figure kills and Kara Snell added 23 digs against Robert Morris and Raegan Moeller and Nalovic each registered double-digit kills versus Lyon College, as Cumberland won a pair of matches in the STLCOP Classic on Friday in St. Louis, Mo.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Lopes-Lucich, Garijo Garrido both lose on first day of ITA Cup

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Ainhoa Garijo Garrido dropped her match in straight sets and the doubles tandem of Axel Lucich and Thiago Lopes lost in a supertiebreaker in the third set Thursday at the ITA Cup in Rome, Ga.


Men's Soccer

Williams post two goals, assist in 4-0 road win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams scored once in each half and assisted on another goal for Cumberland in a 4-0 win in men’s soccer action against Georgetown College on Thursday evening in Georgetown, Ky.


Women's Soccer

Moreland's game-winner comes in just the nick of time

LEBANON, Tenn. – Savannah Moreland scored with three seconds remaining in double overtime, sending 10th-ranked Cumberland to a 1-0 victory over Georgetown College in a match the Phoenix dominated from start to finish Thursday evening in Georgetown, Ky.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Garijo Garrido, Lopes-Lucich set to open ITA Cup

LEBANON, Tenn. – Draws for the 2018 ITA Cup set for Thursday-Sunday in Rome, Ga., with Cumberland represented by Ainhoa Garijo Garrido in singles and Axel Lucich and Thiago Lopes in doubles.


Women's Soccer

United Soccer Coaches honors CU women's soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer was honored last week with the 2017-18 College Team Academic Award from United Soccer Coaches for a team grade-point-average above 3.0 for the last academic year.


Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer

Rain moves soccer matches to Thursday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland soccer matches at Georgetown College set for Wednesday night have been moved to Thursday at the same times due to forecasted rain and potential severe weather in the Georgetown, Ky., area later this evening.


Women's Volleyball

Volleyball drops hard-fought 3-1 decision to Patriots

LEBANON, Tenn. – Masa Nalovic registered 17 ki9lls and Mikayla Wickham added 12, as Cumberland fought back from a set down and nearly forced a fifth set before dropping a 3-1 decision to the University of the Cumberlands in women’s volleyball action here Tuesday night.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix women drop to No. 10 in Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer dropped two spots to No. 10 in this week’s NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, released Tuesday by the national office.


Baseball

Baseball hosting CU Showcase on Nov. 4

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball will host a showcase for high school and junior college players Sunday, November 4, at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium on the CU campus.


Men's Bowling

Bell, Charlton, Wezel lead bowlers in Louisville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Peyton Bell and Matthew Charlton finished in the Top 25 for the men and Kelsey Wezel paced the women for the Cumberland bowling teams over the weekend at the Louisville Collegiate Classic and Thomas N. Burris Memorial Classic in Louisville, Ky.


Women's Golf

CU women finish second; three individuals place in Top 10

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ana Laura Pages Preuss shared the first-round lead and finished fourth while Raquel Romero Valverde and Anna Leigh Cleveland each placed in the Top 10 for Cumberland women’s golf Monday over 36 holes at the Thomas University Invitational in Valdosta, Ga.


Women's Tennis

Hernandez, Humphrey, Garijo Garrido post singles wins for CU at Murray State

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jessica Hernandez, Kylie Humphrey and Ainhoa Garijo Garrido each posted singles victories while Garijo Garrido and Marianela Landi collected a doubles win for Cumberland women’s tennis over the weekend at the Murray State Invitational in Murray, Ky.


Men's Soccer

Bakayoko, Strutz voted MSC Players of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Bakary Bagayoko and Bennet Strutz were recognized as Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, on Monday for their performances in victories over Life University and Campbellsville University.


Football

Keys, Jr., garners second MSC Player of the Week honor

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Jimmy Keys, Jr., earned Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division Defensive Player of the Week accolades on Monday for the second time this season, collecting eight tackles with an interception against Georgetown College.


Women's Cross Country

Mays repeats as MSC Runner of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Amber Mays was voted Mid-South Conference Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week for the second straight time, breaking her own school record while placing fifth at the Fast Cats Classic in Owensboro, Ky.


Men's Soccer

Walsh's two goals carry CU past Tigers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Martin Walsh scored in each half and Cumberland put together its most complete performance of the season, posting a 4-0 victory over Campbellsville University in men’s soccer action here Sunday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Soccer

Women's soccer scores two late goals, holds off Campbellsville, 4-1

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eighth-ranked Cumberland scored a pair of goals in the final minutes of both halves and the Phoenix held off Campbellsville University, 4-1, in women’s soccer action here Sunday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Cross Country

Mays sets another school record for CU women

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Amber Mays broke her own school record, placing fifth overall, and freshman Sasha Petrova, senior Taylor Blankenship and junior Riley Kilian all finished in the Top 20, helping the Phoenix to a third-place showing as a team in women’s cross country action Saturday at the Fast Cats Classic in Owensboro, Ky.


Men's Cross Country

Kipchumba, Barlow both place in Top 10 at Fast Cats

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Cornelius Kipchumba and sophomore Joel Barlow both finished in the Top 10 and Cumberland placed second as a team in cross country action Saturday at the Fast Cats Classic in Owensboro, Ky.


Football

Phoenix not able to convert turnovers, fall 13-7

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s defense forced five turnovers, including two inside its own 20-yard line, but the offense was unable to capitalize, missing two field goals and turning the ball over on downs twice, as 15th-ranked Georgetown College escaped with a 13-7 win over the Phoenix here Saturday on Homecoming at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Women's Volleyball

Nalovic posts season-best 17 kills in sweep over Georgetown

LEBANON, Tenn. – Masa Nalovic posted a season-high 17 kills, Raegan Moeller collected six blocks and Cumberland jump ahead early in all three sets, holding off Georgetown College in each for a sweep in women’s volleyball action here Thursday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Cross Country

Mays garners second MSC Runner of the Week honor

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Amber Mays earned Mid-South Conference Runner of the Week honors on Tuesday after posting a school-record time over the weekend at the Greater Louisville Classic in Louisville, Ky.


Men's Soccer

Phoenix steal 2-1 OT win versus Life

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andrew Udulutch’s header with 45.5 seconds remaining tied the match and Bakary Bagayoko headed in the game-winner in the first overtime, as Cumberland men’s soccer escaped with a 2-1 victory over Life University in men’s soccer action here Wednesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Soccer

RedHawks send Phoenix to first loss of season

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mille Cabral posted a hat trick and Miku Subaga added two goals with an assist, as seventh-ranked Martin Methodist controlled possession for much of the match in a 6-1 victory over No. 8 Cumberland in women’s soccer action here Wednesday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Golf

Pages Preuss, CU women both finish third at MSC Fall Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Ana Laura Pages Preuss carded a one-under par 71, placing third individually, while junior Raquel Romero Valverde posted a one-over par 73 for Cumberland women’s golf in the final round of the Mid-South Conference Fall Invitational on Sunday at Stone Creek Golf Club in Prestonsburg, Ky.


Women's Volleyball

CU falls in five at Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Abbi Akins posted 15 kills and Masa Nalovic added eight, but Cumberland was unable to finish the match, losing the final two outs in a 3-2 loss to Campbellsville University in women’s volleyball action Tuesday night in Campbellsville, Ky.


Women's Soccer

Vetter, Holloway score for CU in 2-0 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kenzi Vetter scored early in the first half and Rebecca Holloway tallied a goal late in the period, as eighth-ranked Cumberland remained undefeated with a sloppy 2-0 victory here Monday over Life University in women’s soccer action at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's Golf

Daniel, Henderson finish in Top 10 for CU men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Nick Henderson carded a three-under par 69 while senior Garrett Daniel shot one-under 71 for Cumberland men’s golf Sunday at the Mid-South Conference Fall Invitational at Stone Crest Golf Club in Prestonsburg, Ky.


Women's Volleyball

Hanger garners All-Tournament accolades at IWU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Ali Hanger earned All-Tournament honors at the IWU Invitational over the weekend, collecting 55 digs in four matches for the Phoenix.


Women's Volleyball

Volleyball splits matches on final day at IWU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Abby Akins posted nine kills and Lyssette Serna and Raegan Moeller each collected eight in a balanced attack for Cumberland in a three-set victory over the University of St. Francis [IL] in women’s volleyball action Saturday at the IWU Invitational in Marion, Ind.


Men's Cross Country

Kipchumba sets school-record in finish at Louisville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Cornelius Kipchumba collected a school-record time in the 8K while sophomore Joel Barlow also finished in the Top 60 among more than 400 competitors for Cumberland men’s cross country Saturday at the Louisville Classic at E.P. Tom Sawyer Park in Louisville, Ky.


Women's Cross Country

Mays posts school-record for CU women at Louisville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Amber Mays posted a school-record in the 5K while newcomers Abby Gawthorp and Sasha Petrova registered season-best times for Cumberland women’s cross country at the Louisville Classic on Saturday at E.P. Tom Sawyer Park in Louisville, Ky.


Men's Soccer

Men's soccer falls 1-0 at Gwinnett

LEBANON, Tenn. – Herb Sevilla scored less than two minutes into the second half and 25th-ranked Georgia Gwinnett held off Cumberland, 1-0, in men’s soccer action Saturday night in Lawrenceville, Ga.


Women's Golf

Pages Preuss leads CU women with first-round 77

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Ana Laura Pages Preuss shot 77 and Maria Pilar Scenna and Anna Leigh Cleveland each posted 78 for Cumberland women’s golf Saturday at the Mid-South Conference Fall Invitational at StoneCrest Golf Club in Prestonsburg, Ky.


Men's Golf

Steeger stands third after opening-round 70

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Adrian Steeger carded a two-under par 70 and senior Garrett Daniel posted even-par 72, helping Cumberland to third place after the first day of the Mid-South Conference Fall Invitational on Saturday at StoneCrest Golf Club in Prestonsburg, Ky.


Football

Fourth-quarter touchdowns get CU past Eagles

CINCINNATI, Ohio. – Dezmon Huntley tossed a 23-yard touchdown to Ian Hafner early in the fourth quarter and Telvin Rucker scored from 14 yards in the final minute, sealing a 23-10 victory over Cincinnati Christian here Saturday at Willard R. Stargel Stadium.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix drop five-setter to St. Ambrose at IWU Invitational

LEBANON, Tenn. – Lyssette Serna and Masa Nalovic each collected 11 kills and Serna added 10 digs, but Cumberland was unable to pull itself out of an early hole, dropping a 3-2 decision to St. Ambrose University in women’s volleyball action Friday at the IWU Invitational in Marion, Ind.


Men's Bowling

Bowling picked eighth for men, ninth for women in MSC poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s bowling was picked eighth and the women were selected ninth in the Mid-South Conference Coaches’ Preseason Poll released recently by the league office.


Women's Soccer

Women's soccer ranked fifth in MRPI

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer is ranked fifth in the Modified Ratings Percentage Index (MRPI) released this week by the national office.


Wrestling

Wrestling announces 2018-19 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestling coach James Hicks announced the team’s 2018-19 schedule this week, which includes three home duals as well as the annual Cumberland Open at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer

Rain again plays havoc with soccer schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland soccer matches scheduled for Thursday at the University of Pikeville have been canceled and rescheduled in three weeks because of continuing rain and unplayable field conditions in Pikeville, Ky.


Men's Golf

Henderson named Mid-South Golfer of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Nick Henderson was voted Mid-South Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week on Monday after posting low medalist honors at the Georgetown Fall Invitational for the Phoenix.


Women's Volleyball

CU volleyball falls at No. 4 Lindsey Wilson

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mikayla Wickham posted nine kills and Lyssette Serna added six, but fourth-ranked Lindsey Wilson got 13 kills from Sarah Cruz and hit .420 for the match in a 3-0 victory over Cumberland in women’s volleyball action Tuesday night in Columbia, Ky.


Men's Golf, Women's Golf

CU announces partnership with Five Oaks for golf programs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University golf teams will begin practicing during the 2018-19 academic year at Five Oaks Golf & Country Club in Lebanon thanks to a partnership between the athletic department and Five Oaks announced this week.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Lopes-Lucich, Garijo Garrido both claim ITA titles

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garijo Garrido won in straight sets in singles and Axel Lucich and Thiago Lopes recorded a doubles victory as well in championship matches Sunday at the ITA Southeast Regionals. All matches were played indoors in Nicholasville, Ky.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Two doubles, one singles reach finals for Phoenix tennis

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garijo Garrido posted two singles and one doubles victory, reaching the finals in both, while Axel Lucich and Thiago Lopes also made the finals in doubles for Cumberland tennis Saturday at the ITA Southeast Regionals.


Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer

Weather cancels Sunday soccer matches

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s and women’s soccer matches scheduled for Sunday against Life University have been canceled because of continuing and forecasted rain as well as unplayable field conditions at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Football

Late TDs sink Phoenix, 24-17

LEBANON, Tenn. – Derrick Jones tossed a 23-yard touchdown pass and scored on a one-yard run, both in the fourth quarter, giving Edward Waters College a 24-17 victory over Cumberland in football action here Saturday at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Women's Volleyball

Glassman's double-double leads Phoenix past UPike

LEBANON, Tenn. – Lyssette Serna led a balanced attack with eight kills while Sara Glassman added 19 assists and 11 digs for her first double-double of the season, as Cumberland swept its second straight match, winning 3-0 over the University of Pikeville on Saturday at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Tennis

Lopes-Lucich advance to doubles semis for CU men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Axel Lucich and Thiago Lopes recorded one victory in doubles to reach the semifinals while Lucich, Ramon Puertolas and Alejo Bagnera lost in the Round of 16 in singles for Cumberland men’s tennis Friday at the ITA Southeast Regionals in Georgetown, Ky.


Women's Tennis

Garijo Garrido, Hernandez reach singles quarters at ITA

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garijo Garrido and Jessica Hernandez each posted two singles wins and Garijo Garrido and Marianela Landi reached the semifinals in doubles for Cumberland women’s tennis Friday at the ITA Southeast Regionals in Georgetown, Ky.


Women's Volleyball

Serna, Wickham post double-digit kills in CU sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Lyssette Serna posted 13 kills and Mikayla Wickham added 11, as Cumberland hit .412 in the opening set and made just enough plays in the final set to post a 3-0 victory over Shawnee State here Friday at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Soccer

Holloway's early goal keeps Phoenix undefeated

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rebecca Holloway scored just 2:25 into the match and hit the left post with a little over two minutes remaining and Ashley Kambeitz collected six saves, helping eighth-ranked Cumberland remain undefeated with a 1-0 victory at Indiana Wesleyan in women’s soccer action Friday in Marion, Ind.


Women's Tennis

Garijo Garrido, Landi, Hernandez advance for women at ITA regionals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garijo Garrido, Jessica Hernandez and Marianela Landi all recorded singles wins and Garijo Garrido and Landi registered two doubles victories on the first day of the ITA Southeast Regionals presented by Oracle in women’s tennis action Thursday in Georgetown, Ky.


Men's Tennis

Four men advances in singles at ITA regionals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ramon Puertolas, Guillermo Pardos, Axel Lucich and Alejo Bagnera all posted singles victories and Lucich and Thiago Lopes advanced on the first day of the ITA Southeast Regionals presented by Oracle in men’s tennis action Thursday in Georgetown, Ky.


Men's Soccer

Second-half surge gives men first win of season

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kevin Pierce, Bakary Bagayoko and Martin Walsh each scored twice and Cumberland netted six goals in the second goal en route to a 9-0 victory over Fisk University in men’s soccer action here Wednesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's Golf

Henderson, CU men win at Georgetown

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Nick Henderson shot three-under par 69 in the first round and won low medalist honors by one shot while Cumberland men‘s golf posted a three-shot victory in the team standings on Tuesday at the rain-shortened Georgetown Fall Invitational in Georgetown, Ky.


Women's Soccer

Women's soccer moves up to No. 8 in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Thanks to two more victories and shutouts, Cumberland women’s soccer moved up one spot to No. 8 in this week’s NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll announced Tuesday by the national office.


Women's Golf

Pilar Scenna paces CU women's golf at Georgetown

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Maria Pilar Scenna posted an opening-round 77 and placed ninth while juniors Anna Laura Pages Preuss and Raquel Romero Valverde each finished in the Top 20 for Cumberland women’s golf in the rain-shortened Georgetown Fall Invitational on Tuesday in Georgetown, Ky.


Women's Soccer

Segura's hat trick leads CU past Brescia

OWENSBORO, Ky. – Jennifer Segura netted a hat trick and Autumn Copeland and Savannah Moreland added goals, as ninth-ranked Cumberland started slowly but scored four times in the second half in a 5-0 victory over Brescia University in women’s soccer action here Monday night.


Men's Golf, Women's Golf

Florence washes away Monday golf at Georgetown

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s and women’s golf was canceled Monday due to continuing rain from the remnants of Hurricane Florence, which greatly affected playing conditions at Cherry Blossom Golf Club in Georgetown, Ky.


Football

Keys, Jr., voted MSC Defensive Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Jimmy Keys, Jr., was named Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division Defensive Player of the Week on Monday, blocking a field goal and making an interception in a 35-34 comeback victory at Ave Maria University.


Women's Soccer

Kambeitz, Holloway garner MSC Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Rebecca Holloway and Ashley Kambeitz earned Mid-South Conference Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week honors, respectively, on Monday after helping the Phoenix to a pair of victories.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis claims victories at Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garijo Garrido, Marianela Landi, Jessica Hernandez, Kylie Humphrey and Stefanie Navaratnam each recorded singles victories and Cumberland registered a pair of doubles wins in women’s tennis action Saturday at the Campbellsville Classic in Campbellsville, Ky.


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis posts wins at Campbellsville Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ramon Puertolas, Francisco Fernandez Meaca, Axel Lucich, Guillermo Pardos and Alejandro Bagnera all won in singles while Cumberland posted four doubles wins on Saturday at the Campbellsville Classic in Campbellsville, Ky.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix fall on the road, 3-1

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mikayla Wickham collected 13 kills and Cumberland won the first set, but Life University dominated the final two sets in a 3-1 victory over the Phoenix in women’s volleyball action Saturday in Marietta, Ga.


Men's Cross Country

Kipchumba, Barlow, Mihnovich finish in Top 5 for CU men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Cornelius Kipchumba and sophomores Joel Barlow and Nate Mihnovich all finished in the Top 5 and Cumberland men’s cross country placed second as a team Saturday Campbellsville Invitational at Green River Lake State Park in Campbellsville, Ky.


Women's Cross Country

CU women win Campbellsville Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Juniors Amber Mays and Riley Kilian and freshman Sasha Petrova finished 2-3-4 and Cumberland women’s cross country placed first in the Campbellsville Invitational on Saturday at Green River Lake State Park in Campbellsville, Ky.


Football

Fourth-quarter comeback carries CU past Ave Maria

AVE MARIA, Fla. – Dezmon Huntley scored twice on short runs in the fourth quarter and Jimmy Keys, Jr., blocked a punt and registered an interception in the final period as well, as Cumberland overcame a 13-point deficit to post a 35-34 victory over Ave Maria University here Saturday in football action.


Women's Soccer

Early goals and great defense push Phoenix to win over Madonna

A pair of goals from Autumn Copeland and Emma Campbell propelled Cumberland women’s soccer to a 2-0 victory over Madonna University Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium- Kirk Field.


Men's Soccer

Phoenix come up short in final minutes versus Menlo, 3-2

Jose Gonzalez scored a goal and assisted on another, but Cumberland men’s soccer came up short in the closing minutes, 3-2, versus 25th ranked Menlo College Friday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Soccer

Women's soccer ranked ninth in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – After last week’s victory over a Top 10 opponent, Cumberland women’s soccer moved up six spots to No. 9 in the latest NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, announced late Tuesday by the national office.


Women's Volleyball

Patriots top Phoenix in straight sets

LEBANON, Tenn. – The University of the Cumberlands outhit Cumberland .361 to .083 for the match to hand the Cumberland Phoenix their first loss in Mid-South Conference action this season, falling in straight sets, 3-0 on Tuesday night at the UC Volleyball Gym.


Men's Soccer

CU men fall in double OT at Martin Methodist

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jonas Arcalean converted a penalty kick with just over two minutes remaining in the second overtime, giving Martin Methodist a 4-3 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Tuesday night in Pulaski, Tenn.


Men's Golf

Smith shoots 71, Phoenix place second at Bill Sergent

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Bryson Smith shot one-under par 71 and freshman Nick Henderson posted one-over 73 for the second straight day, as Cumberland men’s golf finished second in the Bill Sergent Invitational on Tuesday at Crooked Creek Golf Club in London, Ky.


Women's Soccer

Quick start carries Phoenix past Asbury

WILMORE, Ky. – Rebecca Holloway netted four goals with two assists, the first goal just 88 seconds into the match, and Jennifer Segura added two assists as well, as ninth-ranked Cumberland jumped to a five-goal lead in the first half and posted a 7-0 victory over Asbury University here Tuesday.


Men's Golf

Steeger cards 71, CU leads by three at Bill Sergent

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Adrian Steeger shot one-under par 71 while junior Jacob Nolen carded even-par 72, helping Cumberland men’s golf to first place in the team standings after the opening day of the 2018 Bill Sergent Invitational at Crooked Creek Golf Club in London, Ky.


Women's Soccer

Kambeitz earns second MSC Player of the Week accolade

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Ashley Kambeitz earned Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors on Monday after posting a shutout in one match and allowing one goal in a victory over fifth-ranked Southeastern University, as announced by the league office.


Men's Volleyball

Men's volleyball hosting 2019 Off the Block Grow the Game Challenge

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s volleyball will host and participate in the 2019 Off the Block Grow the Game Challenge set for January 18-20 at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena. The 10-team event features programs from NCAA Divisions I, II and III as well as the NAIA, including Southern Cal, Lindenwood University and Grand Canyon University.


General

Fourth Annual All-Sports Camp Canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – The 4th annual All Sports Camp hosted by Cumberland University and the Lebanon County Chamber of Commerce Sports Council scheduled for today from 3-5 p.m. CT has been canceled due to inclement weather in the area. The event will not be rescheduled.


Football

Second quarter burst carries UAPB past Phoenix

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – After sitting through more than two hours of rain and lightning delays, three Arkansas-Pine Bluff quarterbacks combined for 363 passing yards and three touchdowns and UAPB scored 31 points in the second quarter en route to a 55-0 win over Cumberland in football action here Saturday night at Simmons Bank Field.


Women's Soccer

Stevens, Aplin goals push Phoenix over Southeastern

LEBANON, Tenn. – A strong effort by the 15th-ranked women’s soccer team pushed them past 5th-ranked Southeastern 2-1 at Lindsey Donnell Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Goals from Haley Stevens in the first frame and Mariah Aplin in the early stages of the second proved to be enough after goalkeeper Ashley Kambeitz stopped ten Southeastern shots.


Women's Volleyball

Glassman garners All-Tournament honors at MSC Challenge

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Sara Glassman earned All-Tournament honors at the 2018 Mid-South Conference Crossover Challenge, posting 83 assists and 26 digs in four matches, as announced by the league office.


Women's Basketball

Women's basketball releases 2018-19 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Scott Blum announced the team’s 2018-19 schedule this week, with the Phoenix hosting 10 games and playing 10 games against teams that participated in last year’s NAIA Championships.


Women's Volleyball

Volleyball drops match to Bethel

The Phoenix fell in straight sets, 3-0, to Bethel Thursday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena where Cumberland made 25 attack errors and added just a .052 hitting percentage for the match.


Women's Soccer

Weather changes Saturday match time to Noon

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s women’s soccer match set for this Saturday against fifth-ranked Southeastern University has been pushed up to a Noon kickoff because of impending weather in the forecast for late Saturday into Sunday.


Men's Basketball

Men's hoops announces 2018-19 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the team’s 2018-19 schedule this week, which includes 11 home games and 12 contests versus teams that played in the NAIA Championships last season.


Football

Sang, Benson among players honored by NFF

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jeff Benson and Austin Sang are among nearly 1,200 college football players nationwide participating during the 2018 season while working on master’s degrees from their respective universities, as announced Wednesday by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.


Women's Soccer

Holloway's hat trick drives CU past Bethel

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rebecca Holloway posted a natural hat trick and freshman Haley Stevens collected her first goal of the season, as 15th-ranked Cumberland scored twice in each half in a 4-0 victory over Bethel University in women’s soccer action here Wednesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer moves up to No. 15

LEBANON, Tenn. – With three convincing victories to start the year, Cumberland women’s soccer moved up three spots to No. 15 in this week’s NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office.


Men's Soccer

Phoenix men drop four spots in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Despite two draws and a loss in the final minutes, Cumberland men’s soccer dropped just four spots to No. 24 in this week’s NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office.


Football, Headlines

Former CU football coach Herschel Moore passes away

LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland University football coach and Sports Hall of Fame member Herschel Moore passed away Tuesday morning in Nashville at the age of 91.


Men's Golf

DeKalb's Walker signs with CU golf

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland golf coach Rich Williams announced the signing of Smithville, Tenn., native Isaac Walker to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Football

White, Kline garner MSC Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Aaron White and Sean Kline earned Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division Defensive and Special Teams Player of the Week honors, respectively, on Monday after helping the Phoenix to an overtime victory over Union College, as announced by the league office.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

Barlow, Mays named MSC Runners of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Joel Barlow and Amber Mays were named Mid-South Conference Cross Country Runners of the Week on Monday after their performances at the BROOKS Memphis Twilight Classic in Memphis, Tenn., as announced by the league office.


Men's Soccer

Men's soccer misses chances in scoreless draw

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams missed an open net in the second overtime and 23rd-ranked Reinhardt University goalkeeper Torge Wiedenroth turned away 10 shots by 20th-ranked Cumberland, as the Phoenix and Eagles played to scoreless draw in men’s soccer action here Sunday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Cross Country

Mays, Kilian, Petrova lead women's harriers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Juniors Amber Mays and Riley Kilian and freshman Sasha Petrova all finished within 20 seconds of each other for Cumberland women’s cross country Saturday night at the BROOKS Memphis Twilight in Memphis, Tenn.


Men's Cross Country

Barlow, Kipchumba pace men at Memphis Twilight

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Joel Barlow placed 32nd and freshman Cornelius Kipchumba finished 33rd, leading Cumberland men’s cross country to an eighth-place showing and third among non-NCAA Division I teams Saturday night at the BROOKS Memphis Twilight in Memphis, Tenn.


Football

Phoenix overcome early deficit, win 31-28 in overtime

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sean Kline booted a 35-yard field and Jimmy Turner ended the game with an interception in overtime, as Cumberland overcame an early 14-point deficit for a 31-28 victory over Union College in the home opener here Saturday at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Second-half onslaught carries women past Bryan

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rebecca Holloway and Emma Campbell each scored a pair of goals and Mariah Aplin added a goal and four assists, as 19th-ranked Cumberland scored eight times in the second half en route to a 10-0 victory over Bryan College in women’s soccer action here Friday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Football

CU Phoenix Band marching to Nokes-Lasater for football games

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland Phoenix Marching Band will begin a new tradition with Saturday’s football season-opener this week, marching from campus to Nokes-Lasater Field. The band is asking students and fans to join them in the one mile walk that begins at Noon this Saturday.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland falls to Bethel in straight sets

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Phoenix fell to Bethel in straight sets after boasting just a .060 hitting percentage as the Wildcats nearly doubled Cumberland in kills as they managed 42 to CU’s 24. Masa Nalovic had a team-high seven kills as Abby Adkins added six.


Men's Soccer

Late goal sends Bethel past CU, 4-3

LEBANON, Tenn. – Pascal Mohungsi’s blast from 20 yards into the upper right corner provided the game-winner with exactly three minutes remaining, as Bethel University blew a two-goal lead twice in the match but hung on for a 4-3 win over 20th-ranked Cumberland in men’s soccer action here Wednesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Cross Country

Women's harriers picked third in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s cross country earned a third-place showing in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll released last week by the league office.


Men's Cross Country

Men's cross country picked fourth by MSC coaches

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s cross country was picked fourth in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll released last week by the league office.


Women's Volleyball

Nalovic, Serna help Phoenix to home victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Masa Nalovic posted 10 kills and Lyssette Serna added six, as Cumberland rolled in the first and third games in a 3-0 sweep over Fisk University in women’s volleyball action here Tuesday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix women overcome slow start for 2-0 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rebecca Holloway scored on a breakaway in the first half and Autumn Copeland found the back of the net in the 90th minute, as 19th-ranked Cumberland overcame a sluggish start for a 2-0 victory over SCAD-Savannah in women’s soccer action here Tuesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Soccer

Holloway, Kambeitz post MSC Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Rebecca Holloway and Ashley Kambeitz earned Mid-South Conference Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week honors, respectively, for their part in a 4-0 victory over 15th-ranked Tennessee Wesleyan, as announced by the league office.


Women's Golf

Phoenix women rank 25th in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s golf was ranked 25th in the NAIA Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Friday by the national office. The Phoenix were selected second in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Poll released last week.


Men's Golf

Phoenix golf ranked 20th in NAIA Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s golf ranked 20th in the NAIA Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Friday by the national office. The Phoenix were picked to win the Mid-South Conference regular season championship in a poll of league coaches released last week as well.


Women's Volleyball

Volleyball splits Saturday matches at MSC Crossover Challenge

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland volleyball team finished competition at the Mid-South Conference Challenge on Saturday after picking up their first win of the season against Union College in their first match of the day, but later fell in their final match to Indiana-Southeast. The Phoenix finish the weekend with a 1-3 record after falling in their first two contest on Friday.


Football

Miscues, penalties result in opening 26-14 loss for CU

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. – Dezmon Huntley and Telvin Rucker each scored touchdowns, but a blocked punt for a touchdown and another miscue on special teams helped Bluefield College post the final 23 points of the game in a 26-14 victory over Cumberland in football action here Saturday night at Mitchell Stadium.


Men's Soccer

Men’s soccer posts 0-0 draw in season opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – The men’s soccer team played to a 0-0 draw in their season opener on the road versus Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tenn., as Phoenix goaltender Bennett Strutz secured the backline after stopping all five shots he faced in the match.


Women's Volleyball

Volleyball drops Friday matches at MSC Crossover Challenge

LEBANON, Tenn. – Two Phoenix players tallied double-figure kills and two others added seven digs as Cumberland fell to Point, 3-1, in the first match of the day. The squad then dropped a 3-0 decision to Brescia to end the first day of competition at the Mid-South Conference Crossover Challenge in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Soccer

Men's soccer prepares for season opener Saturday

Cumberland men’s soccer makes its way to Memphis, Tenn. this weekend to start the 2018 season at Christian Brothers on Saturday at 4 p.m.


Women's Soccer

Holloway's hat trick highlights home opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rebecca Holloway posted a hat trick and Ashley Kambeitz saved a penalty kick in the first half, as 19th-ranked Cumberland dominated in a 4-0 victory over No. 15 Tennessee Wesleyan in the season opener for both teams in women’s soccer action here Thursday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Volleyball

Women's volleyball opens season at MSC Crossover Challenge

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s volleyball team kicks off its 2018 campaign on Friday and Saturday, traveling to Bowling Green, Ky., to compete in the Mid-South Conference Crossover Challenge.


Football

Football turns attention to season opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football hits the road this weekend for the season opener at Bluefield College on Saturday at 5 p.m. CT in Bluefield, W.Va., the first road opener for the Phoenix in five years.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer opens season Thursday at home

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nineteenth-ranked Cumberland women’s soccer opens the 2018 schedule Thursday at home against 15th-ranked Tennessee Wesleyan at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field, the first of 11 home matches this season and five straight to begin the year.


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CU hosting 4th Annual All-Sports Camp on Sept. 9

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University and the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Sports Council are teaming up for the 4th Annual All Sports Camp for Wilson County residents ages 7-14 on Sunday, September 9 from 3-5 p.m. on the CU campus. Registration starts at 2 p.m. that day.


Men's Golf

Men's golf picked to win MSC in Preseason Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s golf earned five first-place votes and first place in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Tuesday by the league office.


Women's Golf

CU women's golf picked second in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Despite losing three seniors, Cumberland women’s golf was picked second in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Tuesday by the league office.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Ellis honored with court naming at Cumberland

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University honored former men’s basketball coach Cliff Ellis on Friday, making the court at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena in his honor.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Cumberland naming basketball court for former coach Cliff Ellis

LEBANON, Tenn. – The playing surface in the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena will be named in honor of former Cumberland and long-time Division I men’s basketball coach Cliff Ellis on August 17 in a ceremony on campus, as announced this week by Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan.


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Stretch Internet, ECal portals available for CU Athletics

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland athletics begins a new academic year next week and Phoenix fans have options for live video, audio and stats links as well as downloading and syncing schedules to their personal calendars via www.GoCumberlandAthletics.com.


Men's Soccer

Cumberland men ranked 20th in NAIA Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer enters the 2018 season ranked 20th in the NAIA Preseason Coaches’ Poll released late Tuesday by the national office.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix women ranked 19th in NAIA Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer ranks 19th in the NAIA Preseason Coaches’ Poll released late Tuesday by the national office.


Football, Headlines

Phoenix complete first week of fall camp

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football completed its first week of fall camp on Friday, with head coach Tim Mathis pleased with his team’s effort and physical play during practices the last five days.


Women's Volleyball, Headlines

Women's volleyball picked fifth in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s volleyball was selected fifth among eight teams in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Wednesday by the league office.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Men's soccer picked second MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer was selected second in the Mid-South Conference in a poll of league coaches released Tuesday by the conference office.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's soccer picked to win MSC regular season

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer was picked to repeat as Mid-South Conference regular season champions in a vote of league coaches released Tuesday by the conference office.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Hudson III inks with Phoenix basketball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University men’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Gary, Ind., native James Hudson III to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.


Men's Soccer, Headlines

Former men's soccer player, athletic trainer saves life at football scrimmage

LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland University men’s soccer player and athletic trainer Alex West saved the life of a Houston County football player during a scrimmage at Jo Byrns High School on Friday, as told to WSMV-TV4 in Nashville.


Football, Cheerleading, Men's Cross Country, Men's Soccer, Women's Cross Country, Women's Soccer, Women's Volleyball, Community Engagement

Fall sports take part in Leadership Day, community service projects

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland student-athletes for football, men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, women’s volleyball and cheer-dance all participated in Leadership Day and performed community service hours across Wilson County to begin the fall semester last Thursday.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Headlines

ITA honors Academic Teams, Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced the 2018 All-Academic Teams and Scholar-Athletes across NCAA Divisions I, II and III as well as the NAIA and junior colleges last week, with 735 teams and 4,328 student-athletes across five divisions of college tennis honored by the national organization.


Football, Headlines

Football picked fourth in Bluegrass Division

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


Women's Basketball, Headlines

Grad transfer Leonard inks with CU women's hoops

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Scott Blum announced the signing of Nashville native and graduate transfer Jemilah Leonard to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.


Softball, Headlines

Dyersburg's Luckett inks with CU softball

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


Baseball, Football, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Wrestling, Softball, Women's Cross Country, Women's Golf, Women's Soccer, Women's Tennis, Women's Volleyball, General

Eleven Cumberland squads earn NAIA Scholar Team honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – The NAIA honored 11 Cumberland athletic squads Friday as NAIA Scholar Teams for the 2017-18 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 Woodruff, Cooper

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signings of Christiana, Tenn., native Madison Woodruff and Nolensville, Tenn., native Emily Cooper to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.


Men's Basketball, Headlines

Pitts, Lasater ink with Phoenix men's basketball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signings of Memphis, Tenn., native Roddarius Pitts and Watertown, Tenn., native Austin Lasater to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.