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Cumberland announces 2019 Sports Hall of Fame class

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the Class of 2019 for the Sports Hall of Fame, which includes for players Ricky Collins (basketball) and Mark Purvis (baseball) along with the 1982-83 women’s basketball team. Honorees will be recognized at the Hall of Fame dinner and banquet on Friday, October 25 in Baird Chapel on the CU campus.


Women's Basketball

Friendship's Pittman signs with CU women's hoops

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Scott Blum announced the signing of Lebanon native Ashlyn Pittman to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


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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.


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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.


Women's Basketball

Beech product Powell signs with CU women

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Scott Blum announced the signing of Hendersonville, Tenn., native Kennedy Powell to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Basketball

Franklin County's Taylor inks with CU women's hoops

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Scott Blum announced the signing of Winchester, Tenn., native Ma’Kinzie Taylor to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


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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 Basketball

Clarkrange's Bush signs with Phoenix women

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s basketball coach Scott Blum announced the signing of Clarkrange, Tenn., native Gracie Bush to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Basketball

Portland's Trouten transferring to CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Scott Blum announced the signing of Portland, Tenn., native and Chattanooga State transfer Mackenzie Trouten to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Basketball

Friendship's Groves inks with Phoenix hoops

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Scott Blum announced the signing of Old Hickory, Tenn., native Autumn Groves to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Basketball

Coffee County's Morgan signs with CU women's hoops

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s basketball coach Scott Blum announced the signing of Manchester, Tenn., native Abby Morgan to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Basketball

Four women's players earn NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland women’s basketball players – Anna Worley, Briana Vandlen, Cassaundra Whitworth and Katherine Griffith – were named 2019 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced during the national championships in Billings, Mont.


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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.


Women's Basketball

Women's hoops inks Clarksville's Chilcutt

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Scott Blum announced the signing of Clarksville, Tenn., native Lucy Chilcutt to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Basketball

Father Ryan's Thibeault inks with CU women

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Scott Blum announced the signing of Nashville, Tenn., native Breanna Thibeault to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Basketball

Shawnee State eliminates CU women with barrage of 3-pointers

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Sixteenth-ranked Shawnee State started fast with a 26-6 lead after one quarter and never looked back thanks to 22 points from Shania Massie and 10 3-pointers in the contest in a 98-49 victory over Cumberland in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Basketball Championships here Friday at the East Kentucky Expo Center.


Women's Basketball

Eight women's hoopsters earn Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eight Cumberland women’s basketball players were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference on Tuesday, as announced by the league office in advance of the conference tournament that begins Friday in Pikeville, Ky.


Women's Basketball

Women take on Shawnee State in MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball faces 12th-ranked Shawnee State on Friday at 1 p.m. CT in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships at the East Kentucky Expo Center in Pikeville, Ky., as announced late Saturday by the league office.


Women's Basketball

Second-half push carries Phoenix to Senior Day win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kerrice Watson netted a career-high 22 points and Cumberland posted a 22-10 advantage in the third period to overcome a double-digit halftime deficit, holding off the University of the Cumberlands for a 64-61 victory in women’s basketball action here Saturday at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Basketball

Life runs away from CU women in second half

MARIETTA, Ga. – Damiya Montgomery scored six of her game-high 20 points and Maeisha Teasley netted eight points during a 19-2 run for Life University in the third quarter and the Running Eagles pulled away in the second half for an 85-60 victory over Cumberland in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at The Eagles’ Nest.


Women's Basketball

Slow start buries Phoenix against SSU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sydney King netted 22 points off the bench and 12th-ranked Shawnee State raced to a 23-point lead at the half and never looked back in an 86-50 victory over Cumberland in women’s basketball action here Saturday at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Basketball

Third-quarter run gets Blue Raiders past CU

COLUMBIA, Ky. – Briana Vandlen netted 12 points and Devon Burns added 10 off the bench, but 19th-ranked Lindsey Wilson posted a 14-3 run with four 3-pointers to start the second half and never looked back, posting a 75-53 victory over Cumberland in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at Biggers Sports Center.


Women's Basketball

Bears pull away in fourth quarter for 75-66 win over CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kerrice Watson netted a career-high 20 points and Britany Miller posted 12 off the bench, but Brianna Burbridge scored 20 points and Mia Greatrex and Emily Baker each recorded a double-double in the University of Pikeville’s 75-66 victory over Cumberland in women’s basketball action here Saturday at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Basketball

Third-quarter run carries Bears past CU

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – Katherine Griffith netted 18 points and nine rebounds but four players scored in double figures for 10th-ranked Shawnee State and the Bears opened up a close game with a big third quarter en route to a 79-57 victory over Cumberland in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at Frank & Janis Waller Gymnasium.


Women's Basketball

Cold shooting leads to loss for CU women

LEBANON, Tenn. – Georgetown College exploded for 51 points in the second half and Cumberland shot just 15 percent through three quarters, as the Tigers ran away from the Phoenix for a 75-47 victory in women’s basketball action here Saturday at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Basketball

Griffith's double-double not enough against No. 4 Tigers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Katherine Griffith netted a career-best 19 points with 10 rebounds, her second double-double in the last three games, but Savannah Gregory posted 25 points with six 3-pointers for fourth-ranked Campbellsville in a 67-42 victory over the Phoenix in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix end contest with 18-7 run for road win

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Katherine Griffith netted seven of her career-high 18 points during a decisive 18-7 run to end the game and Kerrice Watson made 3-of-4 foul shots in the final 21 seconds in Cumberland’s 75-71 victory over the University of the Cumberlands in women’s basketball action here Saturday at the O. Wayne Rollins Center.


Women's Basketball

Poor shooting curtails CU in home loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Life University put together a 23-4 run in the first half thanks to 16 percent shooting from Cumberland in the first two periods, with the Running Eagles holding off a late charge for an 87-77 victory in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


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 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.


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.


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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 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.


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.


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.


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 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 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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 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 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 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.


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.


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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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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.