CU reaches 500K goal, holds ground-breaking for softball complex

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University completed its $500K Athletics Investment Campaign this week just before the prescribed deadline and also held a ground-breaking for a new softball stadium and press box during the Board of Trust meeting on campus Wednesday.


Mt. Juliet's Stephens signs with Phoenix hoops

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Mt. Juliet, Tenn., native Isaac Stephens to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year, the first Phoenix signee for next season.


135 athletic personnel, student-athletes set for graduation Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and thirty-five current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 176th Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall. It marks the sixth straight year of more than 100 graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.


500K Athletics Investment Campaign reaches halfway mark

LEBANON, Tenn. – With 50 days remaining before the May 23 deadline, Cumberland University sits a little over halfway to its goal in the 500K Athletics Investment Campaign launched almost two months ago by the University.


Don't miss summer sports camps at Cumberland

LEBANON, Tenn. – Dates and information for Cumberland spring and summer sports camps for baseball, softball, volleyball and basketball may be found at www.cumberlandcamps.com. Information for all camps may be found online and sign-ups and payments can be made for all of the camps.


Former CU player officiates UMBC's historic win in NCAA Tournament

HARTSVILLE, Tenn. - One might imagine that serving as president and CEO of Hartsville’s Citizens Bank is enough to keep Todd Austin busy. But Austin enjoys filling much of his spare time by serving as a basketball referee – first in the high school ranks and eventually in college basketball.


Holt, Jr., named Honorable Mention All-American

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Diondrey Holt, Jr., was named an NAIA Honorable Mention All-American for the second straight season this week, as announced Thursday by the national office. Players were selected by the NAIA-Men’s Basketball Coaches Association All-America Committee.


Perry garners Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Trenton Perry was named a 2018 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete on Monday, one of 63 players from around the country honored by the national office.


Lewis named Cumberland men's basketball coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced Monday the hiring of CU alum Jeremy Lewis as the men’s basketball coach for the Phoenix, effective immediately.