Late goal sends CU to 1-0 loss in NAIA Opening Round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ludvick Asigo’s shot to the far post found the back of the net in the 88th minute, giving 24th-ranked Madonna University a 1-0 victory over No. 22 Cumberland in the NAIA Men’s Soccer Championship Opening Round on a windy and blustery Saturday here at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's soccer match time moved to 11 a.m.

LEBANON, Tenn. – Game time for Cumberland’s soccer match Saturday against Madonna University in the NAIA Championship Opening Round at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field has been moved to 11 a.m. CT, trying to beat the torrential rain in the forecast, as announced Friday by the athletic department.


Game time, ticket prices set for NAIA Men's Soccer Opening Round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer hosts Madonna University for a Noon kickoff this Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field in the NAIA Championship Opening Round, as announced Wednesday by the athletic department.


Phoenix hosting Madonna for NAIA Opening Round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer earned a home match and will face Madonna University in the NAIA Championship Opening Round, as announced Monday by the national office.


Men's soccer claims second MSC title with golden goal victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Markus Skraastad equalized in the 82nd minute and Daniel Williams found the back of the net in the second overtime, giving 22nd-ranked Cumberland a 2-1 victory over No. 6 Lindsey Wilson and the Mid-South Conference Tournament championship Friday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Williams nets two goals, CU reaches MSC finals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams scored twice in the first half and 22nd-ranked Cumberland moved into the championship match with a 2-0 victory over 19th-ranked Campbellsville University in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Championships on Thursday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Williams scores twice, McNamara nets PK in 3-0 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams scored in each half and Brian McNamara converted a penalty kick in 22nd-ranked Cumberland’s 3-0 victory over Georgetown College in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Championships on Thursday night in Bowling Green, Ky.


Grant named Coach of Year, Watson earns Freshman of Year for men's soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Bennet Strutz, Sondre Risa, Tyler Watson, Markus Skraastad, Brian McNamara and Daniel Williams were voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference, Watson earned Freshman of the Year honors and Adam Grant garnered Coach of the Year accolades, as announced by the league office Wednesday night.


Nine men's soccer players named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nine Cumberland men’s soccer players were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference by the league office on Wednesday in advance of the conference championships that begin Thursday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Strutz garners MSC, NAIA Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland goalkeeper Bennet Strutz was voted Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday and added NAIA Defensive honors on Tuesday, posting 10 total saves and allowing just one goal in two matches for the Phoenix.


CU men set to face Georgetown in MSC Quarterfinals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer will face Georgetown College in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships on Thursday at Warren Central High School in Bowling Green, Ky., as announced Monday by the league office.


Senior Day ends with scoreless draw

LEBANON, Tenn. – Patrick Crawley’s drive from 10 yards was saved at the end of the first overtime and Bennet Strutz made an incredible diving save at the beginning of the first extra period, preserving a scoreless draw between 22nd-ranked Cumberland and ninth-ranked Georgia Gwinnett in men’s soccer action here Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Williams nets game-winner in final minute at Life

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams scored the game-winner with just 16 seconds remaining in regulation, giving Cumberland a 2-1 victory against Life University in men’s soccer action Wednesday night in Marietta, Ga.


Men's soccer moves up two spots to No. 22

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland posted its third straight victory and eighth win in the last 10 outings over the weekend and moved up two spots to No. 22 in this week’s NAIA Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, as announced Tuesday by the national office.


Strutz garners MSC Defensive accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland goalkeeper Bennet Strutz registered 154 shutout minutes in two matches for Cumberland, earning Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week honors, as announced Monday by the league office.


McNamara, Abudiore lead Phoenix in 5-0 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara collected a pair of goals and Tosin Abudiore added a goal and an assist in a 5-0 victory for 24th-ranked Cumberland in the University of Pikeville in men’s soccer action Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Quick start propels men past SSU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tyler Watson and Daniel Williams recorded two goals apiece and 24th-ranked Cumberland jumped out to a seven-goal before registering an 8-3 win against Shawnee State in men’s soccer action Wednesday night in Portsmouth, Ohio.


Men's soccer holds at No. 24 in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland remained 24th in this week’s NAIA Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll after registering a 7-0 win in the team’s only match, as announced late Tuesday by the national office.


McNamara's hat trick paces CU in 7-0 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara posted a natural hat trick in the first 25 minutes and Daniel Pickens scored a pair of goals off the bench for 24th-ranked Cumberland a 7-0 win in men’s soccer action here Friday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's soccer down one spot in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer dropped one spot to No. 24 in this week’s NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll after posting a draw and a loss on the road at Top 15 squads.


Second-half surge carries Blue Raiders over CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara scored twice in the first half for 23rd-ranked Cumberland, but 11th-ranked Lindsey Wilson exploded for six goals over the final 55 minutes, including a hat trick by Tyler Collishaw, in a 6-2 win in men’s soccer action Friday night in Columbia, Ky.


Phoenix post 1-1 draw at Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tyler Watson’s goal after a mad scramble in front gave 23rd-ranked Cumberland the lead late in the first half, but 12th-ranked Campbellsville University found an equalizer in the second period and the Phoenix came away with a 1-1 draw, playing the final 70 minutes a man down in men’s soccer action Tuesday night in Campbellsville, Ky.


Men's soccer moves up one spot to No. 23

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer moved up one spot to 23rd in this week’s NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll as released by the national office Tuesday afternoon.


McNamara named MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Brian McNamara scored a pair of goals versus the University of the Cumberlands, earning Mid-South Conference Player of the Week honors, as announced by the league office on Monday.


Men's soccer ranked 24th in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer made its way into the NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll for the first time this season, debuting at No. 24, as released late Tuesday by the national office.


McNamara nets two goals in fifth straight shutout for men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara scored two goals and Markus Skraastad collected two assists in Cumberland’s 3-0 victory against the University of the Cumberlands in men’s soccer action here Tuesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Watson, Strutz garner MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Tyler Watson and Bennet Strutz were voted Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, on Monday after their performances in a pair of victories for the Phoenix.


Phoenix score early and often in win over Oakland City

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara, Bakary Bagayogo and Tyler Watson all scored two goals apiece and Cumberland cruised to a 7-0 victory over Oakland City University in men’s soccer action Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Watson, Crowley goals lead 2-0 CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tyler Watson put Cumberland ahead with a goal late in the first half and Patrick Crowley added an insurance score with just over 14 minutes to play, giving the Phoenix a 2-0 lead over long-time rival and 24th-ranked Martin Methodist in men’s soccer action here Wednesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Williams nets lone goal in CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams netted his eighth goal of the year on an assist from Brian McNamara, leading Cumberland to a 1-0 win against West Virginia Tech in men’s soccer action Saturday in Beckley, W.Va.


Late goals send CU past Milligan, 2-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams netted the game-winner in the 76th minute and Patrick Crawley added a goal in the final minute, helping Cumberland to a 2-0 victory over Milligan College in men’s soccer action Sunday afternoon in Johnson City, Tenn.


Williams garners TSWA Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Daniel Williams earned Men’s Soccer Player of the Week accolades from the Tennessee Sports Writers Association, registering four goals plus an assist in the only match of the week for the Phoenix.


Men suffer 3-1 road setback

LEBANON, Tenn. – Gabriel Gonzalez scored a goal and collected two assists in the first half, helping Tennessee Wesleyan to a fast start in a 3-1 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Wednesday afternoon in Athens, Tenn.


Men's soccer holds off No. 19 John Brown, 1-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams netted his seventh goal of the season in the 29th minute and Cumberland hit the post twice in the match but held off 19th-ranked John Brown University, 1-0, in men’s soccer action here Monday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


CU hosting All-Sports Camp on Sept. 10

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University and the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Sports Council are teaming up for the 3rd Annual All Sports Camp for Wilson County residents ages 7-14 on Sunday, September 10 from 3-5 p.m. on the CU campus. Registration starts at 2 p.m. that day.


Weather pushes soccer matches to Monday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Severe rain and weather forecast for Thursday and Friday in the middle Tennessee area has rescheduled Cumberland’s men’s and women’s soccer matches against John Brown University originally scheduled for Thursday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Williams, Strutz voted MSC Players of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Daniel Williams and Bennet Strutz were named the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, on Monday for their performances in CU’s opening win over NCAA Division II Christian Brothers.


Phoenix score early and often in 10-0 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams scored four goals, Brian McNamara and Tyler Watson added a pair of tallies apiece and Bakary Bagayogo posted a goal and two assists, as Cumberland dominated from the opening kickoff until the final whistle in a 10-0 victory over Midway University in men’s soccer action here Monday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Williams scores twice, Watson adds goal and assist in 4-2 opening win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams scored twice in four minutes to start the second half and Tyler Watson added a goal and an assist for Cumberland in a 4-2 victory over Christian Brothers in men’s soccer action here Thursday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Keely added to men's soccer staff

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Adam Grant announced the hiring of former Christian Brothers University player and coach Shane Keely as a full-time assistant coach. Keely joined the staff last week for the start of fall camp.


Phoenix men picked third in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer was selected third in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll in a vote of league coaches released today by the conference office.


Ten squads earn NAIA Scholar Team accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – The NAIA honored 10 Cumberland athletic squads this week as NAIA Scholar Teams for the 2016-17 academic year. Teams must obtain a 3.00 cumulative grade-point-average or higher for all eligible varsity student-athletes during the past academic year to garner the award.