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Phoenix finish fourth in MSC President's Cup standings

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


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130 athletic personnel, student-athletes set for graduation Saturday

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


Women's Cross Country

Illinois native Krone inks with CU cross country

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


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

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


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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.


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 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 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.


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 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 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.


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.


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.


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 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.