Football outlasts Campbellsville, 46-40

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kendall Johnson’s three-yard TD run, scored on second effort, capped a 13-play, 91-yard drive and the Cumberland defense held one final time, preserving a 46-40 victory over Campbellsville University here Saturday night at Nokes-Lasater Field on Senior Day and Homecoming.

Reinhardt too much for CU, 44-27

WALESKA, Ga. – Ryan Thompson passed for 278 yards and two touchdowns and Dominique Swope scored three times on the ground in third-ranked Reinhardt University’s 44-27 victory over Cumberland in football action here Saturday at Ken White Field.

Football rushes to 28-16 victory

GRAYSON, Ky. – Austin Chaplin and Dezmon Huntley combined for 210 rushing yards and four touchdowns and Alex Campagne picked off two passes, as Cumberland grinded out a 28-16 victory over Kentucky Christian in football action here Saturday.

Dauscha earns MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Justus Dauscha posted four sacks along with a quarterback hurry to earn Mid-South Conference West Defensive Player of the Week honors, as announced Monday by the league office.

Phoenix post 21-0 victory over Pikeville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Dezmon Huntley accounted for 340 total yards of offense and two touchdowns and the Cumberland defense posted seven sacks and limited the University of Pikeville to 73 total yards in a 21-0 victory here Saturday in football action at Nokes-Lasater Field.

McChurch Scholarship Fund makes donation to CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Board members for the Tyler McChurch Memorial Scholarship Fund presented a check for over $45,000 to Cumberland University at the home football game on September 17 through donations and income from the Second Annual Golf Tournament sponsored by the scholarship fund.

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.