Dates set for summer sports camps

LEBANON, Tenn. – Dates and information for Cumberland summer sports camps for baseball, softball, volleyball, soccer, football and basketball are now available at www.cumberlandcamps.com for online sign-up.


Football hosting Thursday Night Lights camp

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football will host a Thursday Night Lights camp on June 22 from 6-9 p.m. at Nokes-Lasater Field for rising freshmen to rising seniors. Cost is $45 per camper if registered by June 16 and $50 after that date.


125 student-athletes set for graduation Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and twenty-five current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 175th Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall. It marks the fifth straight year of more than 100 graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.


Jernigan named Lindsey Donnell Award winner

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Nathan Jernigan was voted the 2016-17 recipient of the Lindsey Donnell Award this week, presented annually to a Phoenix student-athlete who excels in both academics and athletics. The award is given in honor of Lindsey Donnell, a former Phoenix football Little All-American and former professor at Cumberland University.


LAST DAY: CU accepting nominations for 2017 Hall of Fame class

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University Athletic Department is accepting nominations for the Class of 2017 Sports Hall of Fame until Monday, April 3. 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. The 2017 Hall of Fame dinner is set for Friday, October 6, at 6 p.m. in Baird Chapel.


Suber announces dates for spring practice, spring game

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football will begin spring practice on Wednesday, March 15, the first of 15 practices, and will conclude the month-long session with a spring game on Friday, April 7 at 6:30 p.m. at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Football announces 2017 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the 2017 football schedule this week, which includes five home games and just one contest against non-NAIA competition.


Luce, Bustle named Co-Offensive Coordinator

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football coach Donnie Suber announced changes to his staff on Friday, promoting Nathan Luce and Brad Bustle to co-offensive coordinator after the departure last week of Dewayne Alexander.


Football announces 18 signess for 2017

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University football coach Donnie Suber announced the signing of 18 players to scholarships for the 2017 season, including 13 from the state of Tennessee.