Twelve football players named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Twelve Cumberland football players were recently named Academic All-Mid-South Conference, as announced by the league office. Student-athletes must be a sophomore, junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.25 grade-point-average to be eligible for the award.

Jernigan voted MSC West Defensive POY again

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nathan Jernigan was voted Mid-South Conference West Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight season while Chandler Peeples, Justus Dauscha and Jernigan earned First Team All-Mid-South Conference West Division honors and Michael Green was a Second Team selection, as announced recently by the league office.

Campagne voted MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Alex Campagne was voted the Mid-South Conference West Defensive Player of the Week on Monday after posting seven tackles with one tackle for loss, an interception and a blocked extra point at East Tennessee State, as announced by the league office.

Phoenix fall in season finale, 23-16

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Justin Snyder passed for 226 yards and rushed for 53 yards with two touchdowns, but Cumberland was unable to mount a game-tying touchdown drive in the second half and dropped a 23-16 decision to East Tennessee State in the season finale for the Phoenix here Saturday at Kermit Tipton Stadium-Steve Spurrier Field.

Football falls short at Faulkner, 31-28

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Cumberland trailed 17-0 to start the game and was never able to recover, missing a field goal in the third quarter and fumbling at the Faulkner 30 late in the contest in a 31-28 loss to the Eagles here Saturday at John Mark Stalling Field.

Bates, Peeples earn Academic All-District accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland juniors Chandler Peeples and Josh Bates were voted CoSIDA to the College Division Academic All-District® 2 football team, as announced this week by the national organization. Peeples and Bates are now eligible for the CoSIDA Academic All-America team later last season.

Phoenix scores in final minute, wins in 2OTs, 62-55

MCKENZIE, Tenn. – Nineteenth-ranked Bethel University scored 24 points in the fourth quarter, but Cumberland tied the contest in the final minute and Justin Snyder rushed for three touchdowns and passed for three as well in a 62-55 double overtime victory here Saturday night at Wildcat Stadium.

Campagne named TSWA Player of the Week

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Cumberland defensive back Alex Campagne was named the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Defensive Player of the Week on Wednesday, posting nine tackles, forcing a fumble, returning another fumble 12 yards and recording two pass breakups in CU's victory over Campbellsville University.

Johnson voted MSC West Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland freshman Kendall Johnson was voted the Mid-South Conference West Division Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after scoring the winning touchdown in CU’s 46-40 victory over Campbellsville University and amassing 210 all-purpose yards in the game, as announced by the league office.