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

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


Football, Men's Basketball, Men's Soccer, Softball, Women's Basketball, Women's Soccer, Women's Volleyball

CU sets dates, information for Phoenix summer camps

LEBANON, Tenn. – Dates and information for 2019 Cumberland summer sports camps for baseball, softball, volleyball, soccer, football and basketball may be found at www.cumberlandcamps.com. Information for all camps may be found online and sign-ups and payments can be made for all of the camps.


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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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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 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.


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 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.


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 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.