Late field goal sinks Phoenix, 27-26

CLINTON, Miss. – Dezmon Huntley’s 13-yard touchdown run with 1:01 remaining put Cumberland ahead, but Matt Brasher booted a 37-yard field goal at the buzzer even after a bad snap, giving Mississippi College a 27-26 victory over the Phoenix here Saturday night at Robinson-Hale Stadium.

Alter earns Special Teams POW accolade

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Matthew Alter earned Mid-South Conference West Division Special Teams Player of the Week honors on Monday after booting the game-winning 28-yard field goal in the fourth quarter of CU’s 17-14 victory over the University of the Cumberlands.

Defense, late field goal carries CU to first win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Justin Snyder passed for one touchdown and ran for another, Matthew Alter booted a 28-yard field goal in the fourth quarter and the Cumberland defense limited the University of the Cumberlands to 236 total yards in a 17-14 victory on a rainy and soggy afternoon here Saturday at Nokes-Lasater Field.

Phoenix drops 28-7 decision at Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Cumberland gained 242 yards in the second half but was stopped twice on fourth down and Ozzie Mann tossed four touchdown passes for 18th-ranked Georgetown College in a 28-7 victory over the Phoenix here Thursday night at Toyota Stadium.

Late rally falls short for CU football

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland scored on its first three possession of the game, but 12th-ranked Lindsey Wilson got a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns and then held the Phoenix in the final minute for a 33-29 victory in the season opener for both teams on a hot and humid Thursday night here at Nokes-Lasater Field.

CU sports live video, audio, stats information

LEBANON, Tenn. – With Cumberland Athletics unofficially kicking off the 2016-17 academic year with tonight’s home football game, a little review for everyone and new information for first-timers about the live video, audio and stats links for CU sports teams.

Fans encouraged to alter driving patterns for football opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fans are encouraged to avoid South Cumberland Street and Tennessee Boulevard when heading to the Cumberland football season opener this Thursday versus Lindsey Wilson at Nokes-Lasater Field.

CU hosting Faith and Family Night for football opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will host Faith and Family Night for its season-opening football game on Thursday, August 25, inviting area youth groups for a free Derek Minor concert as well as testimony from former Tennessee Titan Dave Ball before the Phoenix take on Lindsey Wilson at 7 p.m. at Nokes-Lasater Field.

Football scrimmage set for Saturday at 1 p.m.

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fans are invited to Cumberland football’s intrasquad scrimmage this Saturday at 1 p.m. at Nokes-Lasater Field. Posters and schedule cards for the 2016 season will be available for pick-up at the scrimmage, which will conclude the second week of practice for the Phoenix.