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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Cheerleading, Football, 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.


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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.