131 student-athletes, personnel set to graduate

LEBANON, Tenn. – A record 131 current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 172nd Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall on the CU campus. It marks the fourth straight year of increase in the number of graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.


Athletics set to honor Bulldog scholar-athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletics will host the Third Annual Scholar-Athlete Recognition Day with a breakfast for 132 current students at Immanuel Baptist Church on Friday, April 25. Current Bulldog student-athletes must maintain a 3.25 grade-point-average with at least 30 credit hours passed before the spring semester.


Danielle, DJ Chaffin, Shipp all named MSC Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Danielle and DJ Chaffin and Theo Shipp were named Mid-South Conference Bowling Scholar-Athletes last week in advance of the conference championships that were just completed in Louisville, Ky.


DJ Chaffin finishes in Top 10 at MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior DJ Chaffin finished eighth and senior Theo Shipp placed 12th in singles and Chaffin and senior JR Clemons posted a sixth-placing showing doubles, leading the Cumberland bowling team in the Mid-South Conference Singles and Doubles Championships on Friday at Ken-Bowl Lanes in Louisville, Ky.


128 student-athletes named to Fall Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2013 Fall Dean’s List, which includes 128 student-athletes and athletic training majors. The honor is reserved for students who have achieved a GPA of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the fall semester.


Cox's perfect game leads CU bowling

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ryan Cox bowled the second perfect game in program history and finished second overall and Theo Shipp placed sixth individually as well, leading Cumberland University to a third-place team showing over the weekend at the 8th Annual Striking Knights Classic in Louisville, Ky.


Shipp, Cox lead bowlers at Southern Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Theo Shipp placed 25th overall and Ryan Cox was 30th, helping Cumberland to a 15th-place team showing at the Brunswick Southern Collegiate Bowling Classic in Marietta, Ga., on November 2-3.


Bowling places second at Southern Collegiate Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland placed second overall as a team and JR Clemons and Theo Shipp both finished in the Top 10 individually over the weekend at the Southern Kentucky Collegiate Classic at Southern Lanes in Bowling Green, Ky.