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.

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.

Madut, Kilian pace harriers at MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Garang Madut and freshman Riley Kilian each finished 13th and five Cumberland cross country runners placed in the Top 20 at the Mid-South Conference Championships on Saturday at Phil Moore Park in Bowling Green, Ky.

Five cross country runners named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country runners Garang Madut, Taylor Blankenship, Michaela Postell, Alesa Steiner and Claudia Tepox were all named Academic All-Mid-South Conference on Thursday, as announced by the league office.

Four harriers finish in Top 15 at St. Louis Fall Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Amber Mays and sophomore Claudia Tepox both finished in the Top 15 for the women and seniors Garang Madut and Tanner Harp did the same for the men, leading the Cumberland cross country teams at the St. Louis Fall Classic in St. Louis, Mo., on Saturday.

Madut places 12th at Berry Invitational

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Garang Madut finished 12th and sophomore Claudia Tepox led the women with a 45th-place showing for the Cumberland cross country teams on Saturday at the Berry Invitational in Mt. Berry, Ga.

Madut, Kilian lead harriers in Louisville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Garang Madut placed 81st among 388 participants for the men and freshman Riley Kilian paced the women once again for the Cumberland cross country teams Saturday at the Greater Louisville Collegiate Classic in Louisville, Ky.