Ashland's Sparks inks with CU cross country

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Ashland, Ky., native Eric Sparks to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year. He is the first Phoenix signee for next season.


Barlow places 14th, Mihnovich 18th for CU men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshmen Joel Barlow finished 14th and Nate Mihnovich placed 18th, leading Cumberland men’s cross country to a fourth-place team finish on Saturday at the Mid-South Conference Championships at Phil Moore Park in Bowling Green, Ky.


Four cross country runners earn Academic All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland cross country runners – juniors Taylor Blankenship and Chris Swann as well as sophomores Michaela Postell and Jerry Rojas – were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference by the league office on Friday in advance of the league championships this weekend.


Blankenship, Barlow leads harriers at St. Louis Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Joel Barlow finished fifth and juniors Taylor Blankenship and Claudia Tepox both placed in the Top 15, leading the Cumberland cross country teams on Saturday at the St. Louis Fall Classic in St. Louis, Mo.


Mays finishes 14th, Barlow 28th at Fast Cats Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Amber Mays finished 14th and freshman Joel Barlow placed 20th, leading the Cumberland cross country teams at the Fast Cats Classic on Saturday in Owensboro, Ky.


Barlow places 26th, Mays 35th for CU cross country

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Joel Barlow placed 26th and sophomore Amber Mays finished 35th, leading the Cumberland cross country teams on Saturday at the Greater Louisville Classic at Tom Sawyer Park in Louisville, Ky.


Barlow, Rojas pace harriers at Rhodes Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Joel Barlow and sophomore Jerry Rojas both finished in the Top 30 and junior Claudia Tepox paced the women for Cumberland cross country Saturday at the Rhodes College Invitational in Memphis, Tenn.


Men finish first, women second at Freed Speed Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Joel Barlow and sophomore Jerry Rojas placed second and third, respectively, helping the Cumberland men to first place as a team, and sophomore Amber Mays finished fourth for the women at the Freed Speed Open on Saturday in Henderson, Tenn.


Barlow earns MSC Runner of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Joel Barlow was voted Mid-South Conference Cross Country Runner of the Week after his performance in the BROOKS Memphis Twilight Classic over the weekend in Memphis, Tenn.