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.


Community High product Minhovich signs with CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Community High School product Nate Mihnovich to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year. Mihnovich becomes the fifth Phoenix signee for next season.


Cross country signs Hillsboro's Angeles-Solis

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Hillsboro High School product Carlos Angeles-Solis to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year. Angeles-Solis becomes the fourth signee for the Phoenix for next season.


Siegel's Williams signs with CU cross country

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Murfreesboro, Tenn., native Titus Williams to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year. Williams becomes the third CU signee for next season.


Wilson Central's Barlow inks with CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Wilson Central product Joel Barlow to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year. Barlow becomes the second signee for the Phoenix for next season.


Cross country inks McEachern's Vanjohnson

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Powder Springs, Ga., native Tim Vanjohnson, Jr., to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year.


133 named to Fall 2016 Dean's List

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.


Three runners earn Second Team All-MSC accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland posted its best finishes at the conference championships – fourth for the men and fifth for the women – since the program was revived and Garang Madut, Riley Kilian and Claudia Tepox all earned Second Team All-Mid-South Conference honors, as announced by the league this past weekend.