Nine football players garner All-Mid-South accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Sam Michael, Kendall Johnson, Telvin Rucker, Aaron White and Tyler Tate were voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division and Jeff Benson, Jimmy Keys, Jr., Denarius Toliver and Terry Tiller earned Second Team honors, as released Thursday by the league office.


Twenty-one football players earn Academic All-MSC accolades

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


Wildcats run away from Phoenix in season finale

MCKENZIE, Tenn. – Sam Castronova passed for 260 yards and three touchdowns and ran for another TD and third-ranked Bethel University scored the last 49 points in a 56-7 victory over Cumberland in football action in the regular season finale here Saturday at Wildcat Stadium.


Tiller voted MSC Defensive Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Terry Tiller posted seven tackles with a forced fumble in Saturday’s victory at Kentucky Christian, garnering Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division Defensive Player of the Week honors, as announced by the league office.


Football rushes past Knights, 41-22

GRAYSON, Ky. – Telvin Rucker rushed for 142 yards and one touchdown and Joseph Rushin added 97 yards and one TD, as Cumberland gained 384 yards on the ground in a 41-22 victory over Kentucky Christian in football action here Saturday afternoon.


Huntley garners TSWA Player of the Week accolade

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Dezmon Huntley earned Offensive Player of the Week honors from the Tennessee Sportswriters Association after his efforts in helping the Phoenix to a victory over No. 4 Lindsey Wilson.


Tiller earns Defensive Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Terry Tiller earned Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division Defensive Player of the Week honors Monday after notching six solo tackles with two sacks in a 24-21 victory over No. 4 Lindsey Wilson, as announced by the league office.


Phoenix defeat No. 4 Lindsey Wilson, 24-21, on Senior Day

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland scored three rushing yards and gained 292 yards on the ground while the Phoenix defense limited fourth-ranked Lindsey Wilson to just 284 yards of total offense in a 24-21 CU victory here Saturday in football action at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Early scores too much for Phoenix to overcome

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s defense recorded three interceptions, blocked a field goal and returned it for a touchdown and made a goal line stand, but Kendon Young caught three touchdown passes and BJ Pelt’s INT return for a score with 1:37 remaining sealed a 31-21 Campbellsville University victory over the Phoenix here Saturday night at Nokes-Lasater Field.