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.
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.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Dates and information for Cumberland spring and summer sports camps for baseball, softball, volleyball and basketball are now available at www.cumberlandcamps.com for online sign-up.
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.
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.
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.
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.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released the Dean’s List for Fall 2016 last week with 133 student-athletes and athletic training majors recognized. The honor is reserved for undergraduate students who achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the spring semester.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland football players – Anthony Bartolomeo, Ryan Jordan, Chandler Peeples and Nytrellis Ross – were named 2016 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes on Monday, as announced by the national office.