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.
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.
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.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestling coach James Hick announced the signing of Brownsburg, Ind., native Thierry Jean-Baptiste to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Anthony Maia and Nathan Walton garnered All-America accolades based on their performances at the recently completed NAIA Wrestling Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, the 26th and 27th All-America honors in the program’s history.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland freshman Nathan Walton and junior John Olivieri were both named Second Team All-Mid-South Conference after their performances this past weekend at the conference championships, as announced by the league office.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Josh Parrett and Josh Croley were named 2019 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced last Friday by the national organization during the NAIA Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Anthony Maia finished fourth and freshman Nathan Walton placed seventh for the Phoenix on the final day of the 62nd Annual NAIA Wrestling Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Anthony Maia registered his third win of the day, securing a spot in the semifinals, while Nathan Walton stayed alive in the wrestleback in the night session of the 62nd Annual NAIA Wrestling Championships on Friday in Des Moines, Iowa.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Anthony Maia posted two wins and Nathan Walton recorded one to remain in the main draw while Keyshawn Laws and John Olivieri each stayed alive with victories in the wrestleback during the first session of the 62nd Annual NAIA Wrestling Championships on Friday in Des Moines, Iowa.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Keshawn Laws, junior Anthony Maia, freshman Nathan Walton and junior John Olivieri earned qualifying or at-large berths into the NAIA Wrestling Championships, as announced late Tuesday by the national office.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Nathan Walton and junior John Olivieri each finished second while sophomore Keshawn Laws and junior Anthony Maia were both fourth for Cumberland wrestling at the Mid-South Conference Championships on Saturday in Bowling Green, Ky.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Seven Cumberland wrestlers earned Academic All-Mid-South Conference recognition Thursday in advance of the league’s conference tournament, as announced by the conference office.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Nathan Walton was voted Mid-South Conference Wrestler of the Week after posting a victory over Life University’s second-ranked Lucius Van Rensberg in CU’s only match, as announced by the league office Monday.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Austin Plumlee, Nathan Walton and Nawin Hyers each posted pins and Cumberland won 7-of-10 bouts overall in a 30-15 victory over third-ranked Life University in wrestling action Wednesday night in Marietta, Ga.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Nathan Walton won a pair of bouts and John Olivieri and Anthony Maia each picked up two victories for Cumberland wrestling, as the Phoenix split a pair of matches on Friday in Campbellsville, Ky., defeating West Virginia Tech before falling to 17th-ranked Campbellsville University.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestlers Nathan Walton, John Olivieri and Keshawn Laws remained ranked in their individual weight classes, as announced recently by the NAIA in conjunction with a bi-weekly ranking of teams by the national organization.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dominated Kentucky Wesleyan, 46-4, and then posted three Major Decisions and three Decisions in the second match of the evening, holding off Brewton-Parker, 21-17, in wrestling action here Friday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestling was selected sixth in the Mid-South Conference Coaches’ Preseason Poll released by the league office.
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.
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.
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.
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.