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.


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.


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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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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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.