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.


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.


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.


Holt, Jr., garners Honorable Mention All-America honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Diondrey Holt, Jr., earned Honorable Mention All-America accolades on Thursday, as announced by the national office. Players were selected by the NAIA-Men’s Basketball Coaches Association All-America Committee.


Kirkland garners NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Garrett Kirkland was named a 2017 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete on Monday, as announced by the national office. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior and carry a 3.50 grade-point-average and above to be eligible for the award.


Turnovers end men's hoops season in conference tourney

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Jordan Perry posted 20 points and Rze Culbreath added 16, as eighth-ranked University of Pikeville scored 24 points off turnovers and pulled away from Cumberland in the second half for an 82-62 victory in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Basketball Championships here Friday night at the Frankfort Convention Center.


Holt, Jr., named First Team All-Mid-South

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Diondrey Holt, Jr., was named First Team All-Mid-South Conference in a vote of leagues coaches released Thursday night at the pre-tournament banquet for the Mid-South Conference Men’s Basketball Championships that begin Friday in Frankfort, Ky.


Six men's players garner Academic All-MSC recognition

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball players DeQyan Bond, Marquel Hickerson, Cameron Johnson, Garrett Kirland, Trenton Perry and Rhyan Townes were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference on Wednesday, as announced by the league office in advance of the conference tournament that begins Friday in Frankfort, Ky.


Phoenix men seeded sixth, set to face Pikeville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is set to face 14th-ranked University of Pikeville in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Basketball Championships on Friday at 7 p.m. CT, as announced late Saturday by the league office.