Late goals carry Phoenix past Milligan

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams evened the match in the 71st minute and Bakary Bagayoko netted the game-winner with 3:02 remaining, giving Cumberland a 2-1 victory over Milligan College in a match the Phoenix dominated everywhere except the scoreboard in men’s soccer action here Wednesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Strutz voted NAIA Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Bennet Strutz was selected as the NAIA Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week after his performances in victories over Georgetown College and Lindsey Wilson, as announced Tuesday by the national office.


Williams, Strutz earn MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Daniel Williams and Bennet Strutz were voted Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, on Monday for their performances in two CU victories, as announced by the league office.


Late goal sends men's soccer past Blue Raiders

LEBANON, Tenn. – Abdulkhalik Abdi drew a foul in the box and Sondre Risa converted the penalty kick with 6:10 remaining for Cumberland in a 1-0 victory over sixth-ranked Lindsey Wilson here Sunday on a soggy and wet afternoon in men’s soccer action at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Williams post two goals, assist in 4-0 road win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams scored once in each half and assisted on another goal for Cumberland in a 4-0 win in men’s soccer action against Georgetown College on Thursday evening in Georgetown, Ky.


Rain moves soccer matches to Thursday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland soccer matches at Georgetown College set for Wednesday night have been moved to Thursday at the same times due to forecasted rain and potential severe weather in the Georgetown, Ky., area later this evening.


Bakayoko, Strutz voted MSC Players of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Bakary Bagayoko and Bennet Strutz were recognized as Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, on Monday for their performances in victories over Life University and Campbellsville University.


Walsh's two goals carry CU past Tigers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Martin Walsh scored in each half and Cumberland put together its most complete performance of the season, posting a 4-0 victory over Campbellsville University in men’s soccer action here Sunday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Phoenix steal 2-1 OT win versus Life

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andrew Udulutch’s header with 45.5 seconds remaining tied the match and Bakary Bagayoko headed in the game-winner in the first overtime, as Cumberland men’s soccer escaped with a 2-1 victory over Life University in men’s soccer action here Wednesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's soccer falls 1-0 at Gwinnett

LEBANON, Tenn. – Herb Sevilla scored less than two minutes into the second half and 25th-ranked Georgia Gwinnett held off Cumberland, 1-0, in men’s soccer action Saturday night in Lawrenceville, Ga.


Rain again plays havoc with soccer schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland soccer matches scheduled for Thursday at the University of Pikeville have been canceled and rescheduled in three weeks because of continuing rain and unplayable field conditions in Pikeville, Ky.


Weather cancels Sunday soccer matches

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s and women’s soccer matches scheduled for Sunday against Life University have been canceled because of continuing and forecasted rain as well as unplayable field conditions at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Second-half surge gives men first win of season

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kevin Pierce, Bakary Bagayoko and Martin Walsh each scored twice and Cumberland netted six goals in the second goal en route to a 9-0 victory over Fisk University in men’s soccer action here Wednesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Phoenix come up short in final minutes versus Menlo, 3-2

Jose Gonzalez scored a goal and assisted on another, but Cumberland men’s soccer came up short in the closing minutes, 3-2, versus 25th ranked Menlo College Friday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


CU men fall in double OT at Martin Methodist

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jonas Arcalean converted a penalty kick with just over two minutes remaining in the second overtime, giving Martin Methodist a 4-3 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Tuesday night in Pulaski, Tenn.


Phoenix men drop four spots in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Despite two draws and a loss in the final minutes, Cumberland men’s soccer dropped just four spots to No. 24 in this week’s NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office.


Men's soccer misses chances in scoreless draw

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams missed an open net in the second overtime and 23rd-ranked Reinhardt University goalkeeper Torge Wiedenroth turned away 10 shots by 20th-ranked Cumberland, as the Phoenix and Eagles played to scoreless draw in men’s soccer action here Sunday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Late goal sends Bethel past CU, 4-3

LEBANON, Tenn. – Pascal Mohungsi’s blast from 20 yards into the upper right corner provided the game-winner with exactly three minutes remaining, as Bethel University blew a two-goal lead twice in the match but hung on for a 4-3 win over 20th-ranked Cumberland in men’s soccer action here Wednesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men’s soccer posts 0-0 draw in season opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – The men’s soccer team played to a 0-0 draw in their season opener on the road versus Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tenn., as Phoenix goaltender Bennett Strutz secured the backline after stopping all five shots he faced in the match.


Men's soccer prepares for season opener Saturday

Cumberland men’s soccer makes its way to Memphis, Tenn. this weekend to start the 2018 season at Christian Brothers on Saturday at 4 p.m.


CU hosting 4th Annual All-Sports Camp on Sept. 9

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University and the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Sports Council are teaming up for the 4th Annual All Sports Camp for Wilson County residents ages 7-14 on Sunday, September 9 from 3-5 p.m. on the CU campus. Registration starts at 2 p.m. that day.


Stretch Internet, ECal portals available for CU Athletics

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland athletics begins a new academic year next week and Phoenix fans have options for live video, audio and stats links as well as downloading and syncing schedules to their personal calendars via www.GoCumberlandAthletics.com.


Cumberland men ranked 20th in NAIA Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer enters the 2018 season ranked 20th in the NAIA Preseason Coaches’ Poll released late Tuesday by the national office.


Men's soccer picked second MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer was selected second in the Mid-South Conference in a poll of league coaches released Tuesday by the conference office.


Former men's soccer player, athletic trainer saves life at football scrimmage

LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland University men’s soccer player and athletic trainer Alex West saved the life of a Houston County football player during a scrimmage at Jo Byrns High School on Friday, as told to WSMV-TV4 in Nashville.


Fall sports take part in Leadership Day, community service projects

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland student-athletes for football, men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, women’s volleyball and cheer-dance all participated in Leadership Day and performed community service hours across Wilson County to begin the fall semester last Thursday.


Cumberland finishes fourth in MSC President's Cup standings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University finished fourth among eight schools in the Mid-South Conference President’s Cup standings, conference officials announced recently, the highest finish for the Phoenix since a second-place showing in 2012-13.


Soccer camp added for July

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland soccer has added another summer camp set for July 9-12 for shooting, finishing and goalkeeping for ages 8-18 at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field, as announced this week by head coach Adam Grant.


Dixon, Lucumi ink scholarship papers with CU men's soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Adam Grant announced the signings of White House, Tenn., native Donovan Dixon and Cali, Colombia, native Julian Lucumi to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.


Men's soccer inks Missouri Military product Williams

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Adam Grant announced the signing of Chula Vista, Calif., native Donald Williams to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.


146 student-athletes, athletic trainers named to Spring 2018 Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released a list of students who qualified for the Dean’s List for the Spring 2018 semester, with 146 student-athletes and athletic trainers achieving a 3.50 grade-point-average and above on all classes attempted for the semester.


Men's soccer announces 2018 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Adam Grant announced the teams 2018 schedule on Friday, which includes 10 home matches for a team that finished 15-3-2 overall, 5-1-1 in the Mid-South Conference last season.


135 athletic personnel, student-athletes set for graduation Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and thirty-five current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 176th Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall. It marks the sixth straight year of more than 100 graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.


500K Athletics Investment Campaign reaches halfway mark

LEBANON, Tenn. – With 50 days remaining before the May 23 deadline, Cumberland University sits a little over halfway to its goal in the 500K Athletics Investment Campaign launched almost two months ago by the University.


Men's soccer ranked 20th in final NAIA poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – After reaching the NAIA Championship Opening Round for the second time in three years, Cumberland was ranked 20th in the NAIA Men’s Soccer Postseason Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released late Wednesday by the national office.


Watson, McNamara garner Honorable Mention All-America accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland freshman Tyler Watson and senior Brian McNamara were voted Honorable Mention All-Americans by the NAIA Men’s Soccer Selection Committee on Tuesday, as announced by the national office. The duo joins Sondre Risa as the only All-Americans in program history.


Six men's soccer players named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland seniors Alex West and Dylan Schwartz and juniors Tosin Abudiore, Markus Skraastad, Bennet Strutz and Jake Yarbro were named 2017 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes on Friday during the national championships in Delray Beach, Fla.


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.


159 named to Spring 2017 Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released the Dean’s List for Spring 2017 last week with 159 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.


Men's soccer announces 2017 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Adam Grant announced the team’s 2017 schedule this week, which includes 10 home matches and four outings against opponents who reached the NAIA Championship Opening Round in 2016.


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.


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.


Reilly, Schwartz, West named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer players Tom Reilly, Dylan Schwartz and Alex West were named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the national office last Friday during the NAIA Championships in Delray Beach, Fla.


Grant takes over men's soccer, Davies new head coach for women

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced changes in the Phoenix soccer programs on Thursday, with Adam Grant taking over the head coaching duties of the men’s program and Brian Davies taking over the head coach responsibility for the women’s team effective immediately.


Second-half goal ends men's soccer season

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland controlled almost the entire match, but Guilherme Fanck netted one of the few chances in the match for sixth-ranked Campbellsville University and the Tigers held off the Phoenix, 1-0, in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Championships on Thursday night in Bowling Green, Ky.


Phoenix cruise to 5-0 victory

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Five different Cumberland players scored and the Phoenix dominated from start to finish, posting a 5-0 victory over Georgetown in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Championships here Friday night at Jim Ross Field.


Six CU players earn First Team All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Bennet Strutz, Valentine Murombo, Marty Owens, Elliot Goodwin, Brian McNamara and Daniel Williams earned First Team All-Mid-South Conference honors while Tom Reilly and Sondre Risa each garnered Second Team accolades, as announced Thursday night by the league office at the pre-tournament banquet in Bowling Green, Ky.


Thirteen Phoenix players named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Thirteen Cumberland men’s soccer players were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference, as announced Wednesday by the league office. The Mid-South Conference Championships for men’s soccer begins Friday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's soccer set to face Georgetown in conference tourney

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer will face Georgetown College in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships on Friday at 5 p.m. at Warren East High School in Bowling Green, Ky., as announced Tuesday evening by the league office.


Armstrong's goal, assist lead 4-0 CU win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Josh Armstrong scored a goal and assisted on another, as Cumberland netted four goals in the first half in a 4-0 victory over Georgetown College in men’s soccer action Saturday in Georgetown, Ky.


Reilly earns second Academic All-District honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Tom Reilly was voted CoSIDA College Division Academic All-District® 2 men’s soccer team, as announced this week by the national organization. Reilly is now eligible for the CoSIDA Academic All-America team, for which he was named to the Second Team last season.


Second-half goals sink men's soccer, 2-1

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams scored at the 81-minute mark on an assist from Brian McNamara, but eighth-ranked Thomas University’s Jarrod Ingram netted a pair of goals early in the second half and held off a furious really from 23rd-ranked Cumberland in a 2-1 Nighthawks victory Saturday in Thomasville, Ga.


Men's soccer ranked 23rd in Top 25, 25th in MRPI

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer is ranked 25th in the latest 2016 NAIA Modified Ratings Percentage Index (MRPI), released late Wednesday by the national office.


Blue Raiders shutout CU, 3-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andrew Revanales scored twice in the first four minutes and Aleksi Pahkasalo added a goal in the final minute in 16th-ranked Lindsey Wilson’s 3-0 victory over No. 19 Cumberland in men’s soccer action here Tuesday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


CU men ranked 19th in this week's NAIA Coaches' Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s spot jumped four spots to No. 19 in this week’s NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, announced late Tuesday by the national office.


Late goals send CU to 3-1 defeat

LEBANON, Tenn. – Yudai Yamaguchi and Ignacio Mangada each posted a goal and an assist, as eighth-ranked Campbellsville University scored three times in the final 18 minutes in a 3-1 victory over No. 23 Cumberland in men’s soccer action here Tuesday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Strutz, Williams garner Mid-South POW honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland sophomores Daniel Williams and Bennet Strutz were voted the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, on Monday for their efforts in a 3-1 road victory by the Phoenix against No. 21 Lindenwood-Belleville, as announced by the league office.


Williams' two goals lead 3-1 CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams netted a pair of goals and Ryan Noble-Walker added his second goal in two matches in 23rd-ranked Cumberland’s 3-1 victory over No. 21 Lindenwood-Belleville in men’s soccer action Wednesday afternoon in Belleville, Ill.


Men drop to No. 23 in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped one spot to 23rd in this week’s NAIA Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday.


CU men pick up 2-1 road win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Josh Armstrong scored in the first half and Ryan Noble-Walker’s header early in the second period proved to be the game-winner in 22nd-ranked Cumberland’s 2-1 victory over the University of the Cumberlands in men’s soccer action Saturday in Williamsburg, Ky.


Men's soccer ranked 22nd in latest Top 25 Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer reentered the NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll this week at No. 22, announced earlier this week by the national office. The Phoenix also ranked 29th in the first edition of the Modified Ratings Percentage Index, published Wednesday by the NAIA.


Men fall short in 2 OTs at Bryan

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jason Ward scored in the 104th minute on assists from Kevin Roenpage and Jordan Dunstan, giving 13th-ranked Bryan College a 1-0 victory over No. 22 Cumberland in men’s soccer action Tuesday night in Dayton, Tenn.


Williams adds TSWA Player of the Week accolade

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Daniel Williams earned Tennessee Sports Writers Association Men’s Soccer Player of the Week accolades on Tuesday, registering seven goals with a hat trick and a pair of two-goal performances in three victories for the Phoenix.


Williams garners second MSC Player of the Week accolade

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland sophomore Daniel Williams earned his second Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week honor on Monday, scoring seven goals in three Phoenix victories.


Williams scores twice more in 6-1 CU triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams registered two goals and Josh Armstrong added a goal and an assist, as Cumberland scored twice in the first 15 minutes and never looked back in a 6-1 victory over Shawnee State in men’s soccer action Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


McNamara nets hat trick in CU triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara netted a hat trick while Daniel Williams, Cody Johnson and Josh Armstrong all scored twice for Cumberland in an 11-0 men’s soccer victory against Life University here Wednesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Williams, Goodwin combine for five goals in CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams collected his second hat trick of the season, Elliot Goodwin added two goals and Patrick Hay recorded two assists in a 7-0 victory for 19th-ranked Cumberland in men’s soccer action Monday afternoon in Pikeville, Ky.


Goodwin's late goal provides CU with 2-2 draw

LEBANON, Tenn. – Elliot Goodwin’s goal in the 86th minute tied the match at two and Daniel Williams tallied a goal and an assist in Cumberland’s 2-2 draw against Martin Methodist in men’s soccer action Wednesday night in Pulaski, Tenn.


Slow start leads to 3-1 Phoenix loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tennessee Wesleyan’s Jordan Jacob scored a pair of goals and 19th-ranked Cumberland was unable to connect on any part of its game in a 3-1 loss in men’s soccer action here Friday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's soccer match game time moved to Noon

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s men’s soccer match against Tennessee Wesleyan scheduled for this Saturday has been moved up to a Noon kickoff due to forecasted thunderstorms for the middle Tennessee area.


Williams garners TSWA weekly honor

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Daniel Williams earned Tennessee Sports Writers Association Men’s Soccer Player of the Week accolades on Wednesday, registering a hat trick off the bench in a come-from-behind 6-3 victory for the Phoenix. This is the first of weekly awards for the 2016-17 academic year sponsored by the TSWA.


Murombo hammers home game-winner in OT

LEBANON, Tenn. – Valentine Murombo picked up a deflection in the box and buried it 41 seconds into overtime, giving 19th-ranked Cumberland a 3-2 victory over Keiser University in men’s soccer here Monday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


McNamara nets lone goal in CU win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara’s goal just after halftime off a corner by Tosin Abudiore provided the lone score in Cumberland’s 1-0 victory over Reinhardt University in men’s soccer action Friday night in Waleska, Ga.


Williams garners MSC Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Daniel Williams earned Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week honors after scoring a goal and adding an assist in CU’s season-opener last Friday against West Virginia Tech.


Men overcome slow start in 6-3 triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Williams netted a hat trick and Elliot Goodwin, Brian McNamara and Marty Owens each posted a goal and an assist, as 19th-ranked Cumberland overcame a shaky start en route to a 6-3 victory over Milligan College in men’s soccer action here Monday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Second-half rally not enough for men's soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Francisco Neto scored twice and assisted on another goal, as West Virginia Tech took a 3-0 lead and then held on for a 3-2 victory over 19th-ranked Cumberland in men’s soccer action here Friday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


CU sports live video, audio, stats information

LEBANON, Tenn. – With Cumberland Athletics unofficially kicking off the 2016-17 academic year with tonight’s home football game, a little review for everyone and new information for first-timers about the live video, audio and stats links for CU sports teams.


CU ranked 19th in Preseason NAIA Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was ranked 19th in the NAIA Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll, the national office announced late Tuesday. CU opens the season at home August 26 against West Virginia Tech at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's soccer picked third in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was voted third in the Mid-South Conference in the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Wednesday by the league office.


CU hosting All-Sports Camp on Sept. 11

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University and the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Sports Council are teaming up for an 2nd Annual All Sports Camp for Wilson County residents ages 7-12 on Sunday, September 11 from 3-5 p.m. on the CU campus. Registration starts at 2 p.m. that day.


Fall student-athletes take part in Leadership Training, community service

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University fall athletic teams participated in Leadership Training on Wednesday that included lectures from University staff, CU Character Coach Jim Mike Ward and Tony Johnson, Vice President with Learfield Licensing, along with sessions on social media training and nutrition as well as eligibility.


Nine squads earn NAIA Scholar Team honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – The NAIA honored nine Cumberland athletic squads Friday as NAIA Scholar Teams for the 2015-16 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.


127 named to 2016 Spring Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and twenty-seven Cumberland student-athletes, department personnel and athletic training majors were named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2016 semester, as released this week by the University.


Collins becomes full-time assistant for CU soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced this week that Liam Collins has joined the men’s soccer staff as a full-time assistant coach after serving the past two seasons as a graduate assistant with the program.


Soccer, baseball kick off summer camps at CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland and baseball hosted summer camps this week, with almost 200 kids combined between the two events taking part in drills and games at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium for baseball and Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field for soccer.


Men's soccer announces 2016 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University men’s soccer coach Rory O’Connor announced the club’s 2016 schedule on Friday, which includes seven home matches and contests against three teams that participated in last year’s NAIA Championships.


Soccer hosting pair of summer camps

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University soccer coaches Rory O’Connor and Adam Grant will offer a pair of camps for boys and girls this summer at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field, with both camps taking place June 6-10 for ages 8-12 and 13-18.


116 current, former student-athletes graduating Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and sixteen current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 174th Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall. It marks the fourth straight year of more than 100 graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.


O'Connor promoted to men's soccer head coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the promotion of Rory O’Connor to head coach of the CU men’s soccer program on Monday. O’Connor replaces Kyle Smith, who announced his resignation earlier this month.


Fall Dean's List announced with 142 student-athletes recognized

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2015 Fall Dean’s List this week, which includes 142 student-athletes, athletic department personnel and athletic training majors. The honor is reserved for students who achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the fall semester.


Gannot, Reilly, Owens earn NAIA Scholar-Athlete accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer players Sella Gannot, Marty Owens and Tom Reilly were all named 2015 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced during the national tournament in Delray Beach, Fla., by the national office.


Men's soccer ranked 19th in final NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland finished the season ranked 19th in the postseason edition of the 2015 NAIA Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, announced Wednesday.


Risa named NAIA Second Team All-American

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Sondre Risa was named a Second Team NAIA All-American, the first All-American in program history, and Elliot Goodwin received Honorable Mention accolades on Tuesday, as selected by the NAIA All-America Committee and announced by the national office Monday.


Men's soccer falls in double OT, 1-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jake Van Der Luit’s goal from 12 yards to the right of the goal in the 102nd minute propelled 18th-ranked Southeastern University to a 1-0 victory over No. 11 Cumberland in the NAIA Championship Men’s Soccer Opening Round here Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Reilly, Gannot voted Second Team Academic All-America®

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland juniors Tom Reilly and Sella Gannot were both named Second Team Academic All-America® for the College Division on Thursday, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).


CU hosting first-ever Latino Family Day

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will host the first-ever Latino Family Day this Saturday, with activities including a panel discussion featuring Latino students, a campus tour and tickets to the NAIA Championship Men’s Soccer Opening Round match that begins at Noon.


Ticket prices set for NAIA Opening Round match

LEBANON, Tenn. – Admission will cost $8 per person for adults and $5 for children 12-and-under for Saturday’s NAIA Championship Opening Round men’s soccer match between Cumberland and Southeastern University at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field. The NAIA sets the ticket prices for the Opening Round and all gate receipts go directly to the national organization.


Men's soccer hosting Southeastern in NAIA Opening Round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer will host 18th-ranked Southeastern University in the NAIA Championship Opening Round this Saturday, November 21, at Noon Central Time at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field, as announced by the national office Monday.


CU tied for 11th in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up one spot to a tie for 11th in the final regular season edition of the 2015 NAIA Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, released Sunday by the national office.


Cumberland wins MSC crown on PKs

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Thirteenth-ranked Cumberland converted all five of its penalty shootout chances, including the final one by Josh Armstrong, and claimed its first-ever Mid-South Conference Tournament championship against seventh-ranked Campbellsville University here Friday afternoon at Lovers Lane.


Men's soccer ranked 13th in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer moved up one spot to 13th in this week’s 2015 NAIA Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, as announced by the national office.


Armstrong named TSWA Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Josh Armstrong was named the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Men’s Soccer Player of the Week on Tuesday, tallying three goals and two assists in three matches with a goal in each outing.


Strutz garners third MSC Player of the Week honor

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Bennet Strutz was voted the Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday, posting three more wins in goal and saving a potential game-tying penalty kick in the conference tournament.


Eight men's soccer players named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer players Bruno Cunha, Sella Gannot, Marty Owens, Tom Reilly, Dylan Schwartz, Anthony Spencer, Cooke Tomlin and Alex West were all named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the league office last week during the conference tournament.


Two second-half goals carry CU to MSC finals

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Josh Armstrong and Brian McNamara scored in the first eight minutes of the second half and 14th-ranked Cumberland held on for a 2-1 victory No. 20 Lindsey Wilson in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Championships here Friday night at Lovers Lane.


Strutz saves the day for men's soccer

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Bennet Strutz saved a penalty kick with 8:55 remaining and Elliot Goodwin put home a rebound less than three minutes later in 14th-ranked Cumberland’s 3-1 victory over Shawnee State in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Championships here Thursday at Lovers Lane.


Three Bulldogs on first and second All-MSC teams

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara, Elliot Goodwin and Sondre Risa were voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference while Bennet Strutz, Cooke Tomlin and Marty Owens garnered Second Team accolades, as announced Wednesday night during the awards banquet for the conference tournament at the Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky.


Bulldogs drop to No. 14 in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped eight spots to No. 14 in this week’s 2015 NAIA Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, as announced this week by the national office.


Men's soccer set to face Shawnee State

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer will face Shawnee State in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships at 2:30 p.m. CT on Thursday at Lovers Lane Soccer Complex in Bowling Green, Ky., as announced Tuesday by the league office.


Goodwin's two goals, two assists lead Senior Day win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Elliot Goodwin and Chuka Aruh each scored twice and Goodwin handed out two assists in Cumberland’s 8-1 victory over Ohio Christian in men’s soccer action in the home finale here Tuesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's soccer takes first loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Guilherme Fanck scored late in the first half and 18th-ranked Campbellsville got two more goals in the final three minutes in a 3-0 victory over sixth-ranked Cumberland in men’s soccer action Friday here at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Reilly, Gannot voted Academic All-District

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Tom Reilly and Sella Gannot were voted to the to the Capital One Men’s Soccer Academic All-District 2 team this week. The duo enters the pool of candidates from around the nation for selection to the Academic All-America teams next month.


Men's soccer up to No. 6 in Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up two more spots to No. 6 in this week’s 2015 NAIA Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the highest ranking in school history, as announced Tuesday by the national office.


Weather forces change to soccer schedules

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s men’s and women’s soccer matches against Campbellsville University have been moved to this Friday at Noon and 2 p.m. because of forecasted rain in the area most of the week.


Goodwin's goals carry CU at Shawnee

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Elliot Goodwin netted a pair of goals and eighth-ranked Cumberland overcame a slugging start to post a 2-1 victory over Shawnee State in men’s soccer action Saturday in Portsmouth, Ohio.


Bulldogs ninth in second edition of MRPI

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer is ranked ninth in the latest NAIA Modified Ratings Percentage Index (MRPI) released this week by the national office.


Owens scores twice in 3-0 CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Marty Owens netted the first and last goals and Brian McNamara added a score in eighth-ranked Cumberland’s 3-0 victory Wednesday night over Asbury University in Wilmore, Ky.


Men's soccer jumps one spot to No. 8

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up one spot to No. 8 in this week’s 2015 NAIA Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the highest in program history, as announced by the national office Tuesday.


McNamara, Aruh both score twice in 5-0 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara and Chuka Aruh each scored a pair of goals and Cumberland dominated possession for its 13th straight win, 5-0 against St. Catharine College in men’s soccer action Friday here at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


CU moves up four spots to No. 9

LEBANON, Tenn. – With two more road victories, Cumberland moved up four spots to No. 9 in this week’s 2015 NAIA Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, announced late Tuesday by the national office.


Strutz earns second POW honor

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland freshman Bennet Strutz was voted the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week on Monday after allowing one goal in two matches and picking up his 10th and 11th wins of the season for the Bulldogs.


Bulldogs extend winning streak to 12

LEBANON, Tenn. – Markus Skraastad netted a goal in the 33rd minute and Marty Owens added a score in the 73rd minute in a 2-0 Cumberland victory over the University of the Cumberlands in men’s soccer action Sunday in Barbourville, Ky.


Men's soccer ranked 13th in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 13th in the 2015 NAIA Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the team’s highest ranking ever, as announced by the national office on Tuesday.


Goodwin's goal, assist help CU move to 11-0-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Elliot Goodwin scored the first goal and assisted on the second, as Cumberland scored twice in the first eight minutes in a 2-1 victory over NCAA D-II Delta State on Tuesday in Cleveland, Miss.


Armstrong, Strutz voted Mid-South Players of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Josh Armstrong and Bennet Strutz were voted the Mid-South Conference Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, on Monday after helping the Bulldogs to a pair of victories to remain undefeated.


Early goals carry CU in upset of No. 7 LWC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Josh Armstrong scored in the first 10 minutes and he assisted on Brian McNamara’s goal six minutes later, as Cumberland scored twice in the opening minutes and held off seventh-ranked Lindsey Wilson in men’s soccer action Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's soccer ranked 17th in first Modified RPI

LEBANON, Tenn. – With a 9-0 start that includes four road victories, Cumberland men’s soccer is ranked 17th nationally in the first Modified RPI rankings released this week by the national office.


Second half blitz leads to 10-0 win for CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Alex Marr posted a hat trick, Chuka Aruh scored twice and Jose Retana handed out three assists, as Cumberland scored seven times in the second half in a 10-0 win over the University of Pikeville in men’s soccer action Wednesday here at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


McNamara's hat trick leads CU rout

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara netted a hat trick and Josh Armstrong added a goal and an assist in Cumberland’s 7-0 victory over Georgetown in men’s soccer action Saturday at Toyota Stadium in Georgetown, Ky.


McNamara's header provides game-winner

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara’s header off a long free kick from Tom Reilly in the 83rd minute proved to be the difference, as Cumberland moved to 7-0-0 on the season with a 1-0 victory over Division II West Alabama here Sunday in men’s soccer action at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


CU coaches, athletes take part in All Sports Clinic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University and the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Sports Council teamed up for an All Sports Camp for Wilson County residents ages 7-12 this past Sunday, September 13, on the CU campus.


Bulldogs stay unbeaten with 3-1 triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Markus Skraastad headed in a Sella Gannot cross in the 34th minute and Marty Owens and Gannot both scored early in the second half, as Cumberland remained undefeated with a 3-1 win over Martin Methodist in men’s soccer action Wednesday here at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Aruh's hat trick leads 8-2 triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Chuka Aruh posted a hat trick with an assist, Alex Marr scored twice and added an assist and Josh Armstrong recorded a goal and an assist in Cumberland’s 8-2 victory over Fisk University on Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


McNamara earns TSWA Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Brian McNamara earned Tennessee Sports Writers Association Men’s Soccer Player of the Week accolades after registering three goals and one assist in a pair of outings for the Bulldogs. This is the first of weekly awards for the 2015-16 academic year sponsored by the TSWA.


Overtime goal helps CU stay undefeated

LEBANON, Tenn. – Marty Owens netted the golden goal in the 105th minute on a nice assist from Alex Marr and Cumberland remained undefeated with a 3-2 victory over Bryan College in men’s soccer action here Tuesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Second-half McNamara goals keep men's soccer undefeated

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara scored twice in the second half and Bennet Strutz made six saves in goal for Cumberland in a 2-0 victory over Tennessee Wesleyan in men’s soccer action Saturday in Athens, Ala.


McNamara scores once, assists on another in 4-3 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara scored a goal and assisted on another and Cumberland held off a late charge from the home team in a 4-3 men’s soccer victory over Milligan College in Johnson City, Tenn., on Wednesday evening.


REMINDER: Cumberland hosting All-Sports Camp

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University and the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Sports Council are teaming up for an All Sports Camp for Wilson County residents ages 7-12 on Sunday, September 13 from 3-5 p.m. on the CU campus. Registration starts at 2 p.m. that day.


Men's soccer opens with 4-2 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sella Gannot scored a goal and assisted on another while Josh Armstrong handed out a pair of assists in Cumberland’s 4-2 victory over Dalton State College in men’s soccer action Friday night in Dalton, Ga.


First week of training ends for men's soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer completed its first week of training on Thursday, with a veteran group along with five newcomers taking part in three-a-day drills under third-year head coach Kyle Smith and staff.


Fall sports take part in community service projects

LEBANON, Tenn. – All six Cumberland fall sports teams that reported to campus this week took part in community service activities around town on Thursday, including a Red Cross blood drive, helping at the Wilson County Community Center, Next Step Resource Center and Habitat for Humanity, and a trip to Cedarcroft Home.


Men's soccer picked third in Preseason Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer tied for third in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Wednesday by the league office.


Ten CU squads receive NAIA Scholar-Team Award

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ten Cumberland University squads received the NAIA Scholar-Team Award recognition this week, as announced by the national office. Teams must maintain a minimum 3.0 grade-point-average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution to be eligible for the award, with all eligible varsity student-athletes factored into the team GPA.


Fall sports schedules available for download

LEBANON, Tenn. – Download Cumberland fall sports schedules for football, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s golf and men’s and women’s tennis, which are now available at www.GoCumberlandAthletics.com.


100 student-athletes named to Spring Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2015 Spring Dean’s List recently, which includes 100 student-athletes, athletic department personnel and athletic training majors. The honor is reserved for students who achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the spring semester.


Soccer offering three summer camps at CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University soccer and coaches Kyle Smith and Adam Grant will offer three camps for boys and girls this summer at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field, including a shooting, finishing and goalkeeping camp in July and passing, receiving, dribbling and shooting in June.


Bulldogs announce 2015 men's soccer schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Kyle Smith announced the club’s 2015 schedule this week, which includes eight home matches and a pair of outings against NCAA Division II institutions.


110 current, former student-athletes set for graduation

LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and ten current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 173rd Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall on the CU campus.


130 student-athletes named to Fall Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2014 Fall Dean’s List this past week, which includes 130 student-athletes, athletic department personnel and athletic training majors. The honor is reserved for students who have achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the fall semester.


Hamilton, Niebur named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University seniors Ian Hamilton and Rafael Niebur were both named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced over the weekend by the national office. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.50 grade-point-average to be eligible.


Men's soccer falls in semifinals, 2-1

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – St. Catharine College scored twice in the first six minutes of the match and held on from there, defeating Cumberland, 2-1, in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Championships here Thursday at Finley Stadium.


Owens garners Mid-South Freshman of the Year accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Marty Owens was voted Mid-South Conference Freshman of the Year and Owens and Patrick Carr earned First Team All-MSC accolades while Josh Armstrong, Elliot Goodwin and Rodrick Zacharias were named Second Team All-Conference, as announced by the league office Thursday morning.


Hamilton receives Champions of Character Award for men's soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Ian Hamilton was named the Mid-South Conference Champions of Character Award winner for men’s soccer on Wednesday, as announced by the league office.


Eight men's soccer players named MSC Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eight Cumberland University men’s soccer players were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes on Wednesday, as announced by the league office heading into the semifinals of the conference tournament in Campbellsville, Ky.


Hamilton earns Mid-South Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland keeper Ian Hamilton was voted the Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday for the second time this season after registering a pair of shutouts for the Bulldogs.


Marr's hat trick leads 8-0 men's soccer victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Alex Marr posted a hat trick and Josh Armstrong handed out four assists, as Cumberland completely dominated the University of Pikeville in an 8-0 win here Friday in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Championships at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


McNamara scores twice in 3-0 CU win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara scored twice and Marty Owens added a goal and an assist, as Cumberland won its final regular season match with a 3-0 victory over Ohio Christian on Tuesday in Circleville, Ohio.


MSC Soccer Championship brackets announced

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s women will face St. Catharine College and the men play the University of Pikeville, both at home Friday in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Second-half goals send CU to loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Marty Owens scored in the first four minutes for an early lead, but West Alabama equalized just before the half and then poured on the offense in the second half, posting a 7-1 victory over the Bulldogs in men’s soccer action Sunday in Livingston, Ala.


Bulldogs dominate in 8-0 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara scored twice and Josh Armstrong handed out three assists, as Cumberland won for the eighth time in nine matches in an 8-0 victory over Brescia University in men’s soccer action Tuesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Sheen earns MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Sam Sheen was voted the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after scoring five goals in a pair of matches for the Bulldogs.


First-half barrage carries men's soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kurt Pierce and Sam Sheen scored two goals apiece and Josh Armstrong handed out three assists in Cumberland’s 8-1 victory over Fisk University in men’s soccer action Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Sheen's hat trick leads Bulldogs victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sam Sheen netted his first three goals of the season for a hat trick and Marty Owens scored a goal and assisted on another in Cumberland’s 4-0 win over Georgetown College in men’s soccer action Friday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Former player Wang back in action in Hong Kong

LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland soccer and football player Yue Wang is now playing professionally in the Hong Kong First Division League for Citizens FC.


Weather cancels soccer match

LEBANON, Tenn. – After exploring multiple options, including playing on the practice field, persistent rain over the course of the week and Saturday morning has canceled Cumberland’s men’s soccer match against Fisk University.


Men's soccer loses on late goal

LEBANON, Tenn. – Caio da Cruz posted the game-winner in the 85th minute and No. 9 Lindsey Wilson escaped with a 2-1 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Wednesday night at Walter S. Reuling Field in Columbia, Ky.


McNamara, Hamilton named MSC Players of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Brian McNamara and Ian Hamilton were named the Mid-South Conference Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, for their performances in a pair of victories for the Bulldogs.


Men win fifth straight with 1-0 victory at Pikeville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Josh Armstrong scored on an assist from Marty Owens in the third minute and Cumberland posted its second straight clean sheet in a 1-0 victory over the University of Pikeville on Saturday in Pikeville, Ky.


McNamara's hat trick leads men to fourth straight win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara posted a natural hat trick and Elliot Goodwin added a goal and an assist in Cumberland’s 5-0 win over the University of the Cumberlands in men’s soccer action Wednesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Armstrong earns Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland ‘s Josh Armstrong scored one goal and handed out three assists in a pair of matches last week, earning Mid-South Conference Offensive Player of the Week accolades, as announced by the league office.


Aruh nets golden goal for Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Chuka Aruh headed in the golden goal in the 104th minute and Josh Armstrong scored a goal and assisted on another in Cumberland’s 3-2, double overtime victory over St. Catharine College in men’s soccer action Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Armstrong hands out two more assists in road win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Patrick Carr and Marty Owens both scored and Josh Armstrong handed out a pair of assists, as Cumberland won its second straight overall with a 2-1 victory over Union University in men’s soccer action Tuesday night in Jackson, Tenn.


Men's soccer picks up first MSC win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Chuka Aruh scored the first goal and assisted on another and Josh Armstrong handed out a pair of assists in Cumberland’s 3-1 win over Shawnee State in men’s soccer action here Sunday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Second half goals send men's soccer to 4-2 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brian McNamara scored early to put Cumberland ahead, but the Bulldogs conceded three times in a 10-minute stretch of the second half and dropped a 4-2 decision to Kentucky Wesleyan on Thursday night in Owensboro, Ky.


CU schedules now available for downloading

LEBANON, Tenn. – Parents, fans and other interested individuals can now download Bulldog sports schedules to their calendars via ECal at GoCumberlandAthletics.com.


Bulldog men fall on late goal at Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Campbellsville’s Roraigh Yearwood netted the match’s only goal in the 83rd minute, leading the Tigers to a 1-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action late Thursday night in Campbellsville, Ky.


Owens scores twice in 4-1 men's soccer win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Marty Owens scored twice in the first half and Patrick Carr and Tom Reilly added scores in the second period, as Cumberland picked up its first win of the season with a 4-1 victory Saturday over Missouri Baptist at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's soccer draws on Armstrong's late free kick

LEBANON, Tenn. – Josh Armstrong’s free kick from 40 yards found the back of the net for Cumberland in the 80th minute and neither team was able to score in extra time, as the Bulldogs and Tennessee Wesleyan battled to a 1-1 draw on a hot and humid Thursday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Late goals send CU to second loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Newcomer Brian McNamara assisted on both Cumberland goals, but 16th-ranked Georgia Gwinnett scored twice in the final 10 minutes, including the final goal with 40.4 seconds remaining, in a 4-2 victory over the Bulldogs on Saturday here at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's soccer drops season opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – Alex Marr’s goal in the ninth minute gave Cumberland an early lead, but Milligan College netted four straight goals, including a hat trick from Jonathan Colson, and the Buffaloes posted a 4-2 season-opening victory over CU here Friday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Bulldog men picked third in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was picked third in the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Thursday by the league office.


Fall student-athletes take part in community service events

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s fall student-athletes participated in a pair of service projects along with Leadership Training during their first days on campus over the last week.


Twelve CU programs named NAIA Scholar Teams

LEBANON, Tenn. – A school-record 12 Cumberland programs were recognized this week as 2013-14 NAIA Scholar Teams. To be eligible, teams must post a minimum 3.0 grade-point average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution, with the team GPA including all eligible varsity student-athletes.


Bulldog summer camps underway

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University athletics camps are in full swing as several different programs began working with campers over the last several weeks.


CU offering July soccer skills camp

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland soccer will offer a third skills camp for boys and girls this summer on July 21-25 from 9 a.m.-Noon for ages 8-18 at Lindsey Donnell Stadium on the CU campus.


137 student-athletes named to Spring Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2014 Spring Semester Dean’s List last week, which includes 137 current and former student-athletes and athletic training majors. The honor is reserved for students who have achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the spring semester.


Soccer camps begin on June 9

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University men’s and women’s soccer teams will host players ages 4-18 of any and all skill levels on June 9-13 for as summer camp. Ages 4-12 will participate from 9 a.m.-noon, while ages 13-18 will last from 5-8 p.m.


Men's soccer announces 2014 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University men’s soccer coach Kyle Smith announced the club’s 2014 schedule this week, which includes 10 home matches, including four straight to start the campaign.


131 student-athletes, personnel set to graduate

LEBANON, Tenn. – A record 131 current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 172nd Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall on the CU campus. It marks the fourth straight year of increase in the number of graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.


Athletics set to honor Bulldog scholar-athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletics will host the Third Annual Scholar-Athlete Recognition Day with a breakfast for 132 current students at Immanuel Baptist Church on Friday, April 25. Current Bulldog student-athletes must maintain a 3.25 grade-point-average with at least 30 credit hours passed before the spring semester.


128 student-athletes named to Fall Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2013 Fall Dean’s List, which includes 128 student-athletes and athletic training majors. The honor is reserved for students who have achieved a GPA of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the fall semester.


Wilson, Hamilton earn NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Ian Hamilton and Luke Wilson were named NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athletes on Friday by the national office. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.50 grade-point-average or better to be eligible for the award.


Valiant effort falls short for CU, 3-1

COLUMBIA, Ky. – Pau Delgado Rodriguez scored a pair of goals and Maximiliano Viera added the final tally, as sixth-ranked University of Rio Grande won the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Championship here Friday night with a 3-1 victory over Cumberland at Walter S. Reuling Stadium.


Bulldogs upset No. 2 Lindsey Wilson

COLUMBIA, Ky. – Luke Wilson scored into an open net in the 79th minute and Ian Hamilton played perhaps his best match of the season in net, making save after save in the closing minutes, as Cumberland upset No. 2-ranked Lindsey Wilson, 1-0, here Thursday night in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships.


Mason, Wilson earn All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University senior Harry Mason was named First Team All-Mid-South Conference and senior Luke Wilson earned Second Team honors, as voted on by the league coaches and announced by the conference office Wednesday.


Twelve soccer players named MSC Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Twelve Cumberland University soccer players were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes on Tuesday in advance of the semifinals of the conference tournament in Columbia, Ky., as announced by the league office.


Hamilton earns MSC Defensive POW honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Ian Hamilton was named the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week on Monday after helping the Bulldogs to an overtime victory at the University of the Cumberlands in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships.


Reilly's OT goal sends CU into MSC semifinals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tom Reilly scored in the final minute of the first overtime, giving Cumberland its first victory in extra time this season in a 2-1 win over the University of the Cumberlands in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Championships on Saturday in Williamsburg, Ky.


Men's soccer hits the road for MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland men’s soccer team heads to the University of the Cumberlands for a quarterfinal match in the 2013 Mid-South Conference Championships, as announced by the league office on Sunday.


Bulldogs fall in home finale, 1-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Juan Giraldo scored near post off a short corner from Martin Lugo in the 49th minute and Georgia Gwinnett held off a late surge from Cumberland, taking a 1-0 victory in men’s soccer action here Tuesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Hamilton named MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland keeper Ian Hamilton was voted the Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week after making seven saves and helping the Bulldogs to a 5-1 victory Saturday over Bluefield College.


Mason, Wilson lead Senior Day victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seniors Harry Mason and Luke Wilson both scored twice and assisted on a pair of goals, leading Cumberland to a 5-1 victory over Bluefield College on Senior Day in men’s soccer action Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's soccer shutout at No. 3 Rio Grande

LEBANON, Tenn. – Pau Delgado Rodriguez scored a pair of goals and added an assist and third-ranked Rio Grande netted six goals in 25 minutes in a 6-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Sunday in Rio Grande, Ohio.


Bulldogs fall on road in overtime

LEBANON, Tenn. – Aaron Stover’s netted a golden goal in the 98th minute for Georgetown College, as the Tigers handed Cumberland its sixth extra time loss of the season in a 2-1 victory Friday in men’s soccer action at iHigh Field in Georgetown, Ky.


Late goal not enough for men's soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Josh McCausland picked up a rebound and fired a laser from a bad angle at 20 yards for his first goal of the season, but Renan Serafim scored a goal and assisted on another in the second half and No. 1-ranked Lindsey Wilson posted a 3-1 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer Tuesday here at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Student-athletes visit Sam Houston Elementary

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland student-athletes took some time to give back to the Lebanon community Friday, as more than 50 players visited Sam Houston Elementary to share wisdom on college life and offer tips in their respective sports at the Sports Spectacular.


CU finishes chances in second half for victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Elliot Goodwin scored twice in 68 seconds and Cumberland netted five goals in the second half en route to a 5-1 victory over the University of Pikeville in men’s soccer action here Friday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's soccer gives back to local youth

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer took the pitch Friday with the opportunity not to compete, but rather instruct and more importantly enjoy the game with some local young players.


Bulldogs drop another overtime decision

LEBANON, Tenn. – Pedro Antonelli netted a golden goal just over a minute from the end of the first overtime, leading the University of the Cumberlands to a 2-1 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Tuesday in Williamsburg, Ky.


Mason scores twice more in road win for men's soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Harry Mason netted a pair of goals and Cumberland scored twice in the first 15 minutes of the match in a 3-1 victory over St. Catharine College in men’s soccer action Saturday in St. Catharine, Ky.


Overtime goal is difference again for CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jeremiah Wright’s breakaway goal two minutes into overtime provided Trevecca Nazarene a 2-1 victory over arch-rival Cumberland in men’s soccer action here Tuesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Armstrong's hat trick leads first MSC victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Josh Armstrong netted a hat trick and freshman Elliot Goodwin added two assists, as Cumberland overcame a slow start en route to a 4-1 victory over Shawnee State in men’s soccer action Saturday in Portsmouth, Ohio.


Bulldogs fall in double OT again

LEBANON, Tenn. – Roraigh Yearwood’s golden goal with 59 seconds remaining in the second extra period spoiled a valiant comeback by Cumberland, who erased an early two-goal deficit but dropped a 4-3 decision to Campbellsville in men’s soccer action Tuesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's soccer plays to 1-1 draw

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dominated Saturday’s match against Trinity International everywhere but on the scoreboard, as Harry Mason netted his eighth goal of the season on an assist from Jose Retana in the first 20 minutes, but a late score from TIU knotted the match and the teams played to a 1-1 draw in the Trevecca Nazarene Invitational in Nashville.


Late goals unable to carry Bulldogs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Andy Marr and Harry Mason both scored in the second half and Cumberland dominated the first 30 minutes of action, but Geoff Bowman posted a natural hat trick and 20th-ranked Indiana Wesleyan registered a 4-2 victory over the Bulldogs here Friday in the Trevecca Nazarene Invitational.


Cumberland men fall at MMC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Michael Fulton scored twice and Sean Dong added a goal and an assist, as Martin Methodist netted three goals in the first 23 minutes en route to a 4-0 victory over Cumberland on Tuesday night in Pulaski, Tenn.


Men's soccer drops another overtime decision

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshmen Elliot Goodwin and Josh Armstrong both scored, including Armstrong’s game-tying goal in the 85th minute, but Union College’s Victor Lima netted the game-winner in the first overtime for a 3-2 victory over Cumberland on Saturday in Barbourville, Ky.


Bulldogs fall to Union, 3-1

LEBANON, Tenn. – Diego Santos scored a goal and assisted on another, leading Union University to a 3-1 victory over Cumberland in a match in men’s soccer action Thursday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Mason voted MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Harry Mason was voted the Mid-South Conference Offensive and Player of the Week on Monday after tying a career-high with five goals in CU’s victory at Brescia University.


Mason nets five goals in CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Harry Mason tied a career-high with five goals and freshman Josh Armstrong added a goal and two assists in Cumberland’s 7-1 victory over Brescia University in men’s soccer action Saturday in Owensboro, Ky.


Men's soccer falls in double OT

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mark Harrison and Sella Gannot both scored for Cumberland, but Jordan Jacob's golden goal three minutes into the second overtime gave Tennessee Wesleyan a 3-2 victory in men’s soccer action Wednesday in Athens, Tenn.


New options available for live video, audio, stats

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Athletics is adding to its services for live video, audio and stats for the 2013-14 academic year beginning with Wednesday’s first home event, a volleyball match against Tennessee Temple at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Fall sports preseason camp notebook

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s fall sports continued preseason workouts over the weekend as they prepare for their first competitions of the season, which take place from August 28-31. A few notes and quotes from the six sports with athletes already on campus:


Men's soccer picked fifth by league coaches

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was picked fifth in the Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Preseason Poll announced Tuesday by the league office, with the Bulldogs in a tight group of teams ranked 3-5 in the poll.


O'Connor added to men's soccer staff

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University men’s soccer coach Kyle Smith announced the hiring of assistant coach Rory O’Connor this week as the Bulldogs prepare to begin preseason workouts.


NAIA honors 13 Bulldog programs

LEBANON, Tenn. – A record 13 Cumberland University programs were honored as NAIA Scholar Teams over the weekend. Teams must post a minimum 3.0 grade-point-average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution and the team GPA includes all eligible varsity student-athletes.


Men's soccer announces 2013 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University men’s soccer coach Kyle Smith announced the 2013 schedule this week, which includes seven home matches as well as a tournament in Nashville.


Summer camps start next week at CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – A host of summer camps begin next week on the Cumberland campus, including baseball and volleyball with softball, basketball, soccer, cheerleading and wrestling to come later in June and into July.


Smith named men's soccer coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the hiring of Kyle Smith as the head coach for men’s soccer on Thursday.


Marr inks with CU soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer announced the signing of Ruskington, England, native Alex Marr this week to scholarship papers for the 2013 season.


Men's soccer signs Portland's Lennon

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the signing of Portland, Tenn., native Joseph Lennon to scholarship papers this week for the 2013 soccer season.


Bulldogs ink Livingston Academy's Carr

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University men’s soccer program announced the signing of Livingston, Tenn., native Jesse Carr to scholarship papers for the 2013 season.


CU men's soccer coach Loucks resigns

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the resignation of men’s soccer coach Jeff Loucks effective May 31.


In search of talent, CU’s Loucks visits Guatemala

Cumberland men's soccer head coach Jeff Loucks was featured in Siglo.21 during his recent trip to Guatemala.


Bulldogs ink two more soccer signees

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced two more signings this week for the 2013 season, including Nashville native Buhtan Wani and Leicestershire, England, product Joel Smith, to scholarship papers.


Men's soccer inks Hillwood's Tice

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach announce the signing of Hillwood Comprehensive High School product Trey Tice to scholarship papers this week for the 2013 season.


Mason inks contract with Gulf Coast Texans

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Gulf Coast Texans of the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) recently announced the signing of Cumberland University soccer player Harry Mason for the Texans’ inaugural season that begins May 18.


Bulldogs ink fourth signee

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced the signing of Josh Armstrong to scholarship papers for the 2013 season, the fourth signee for the club for next season.


CU adds two men's soccer signees

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced the signing of Sam Sheen and Chris Reynolds to scholarship papers for the 2013 season, the second and third signees for the club for next season.


Men's soccer inks Reilly

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University men’s soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced the signing of Tom Reilly to scholarship papers for the 2013 season, the first signee for the Bulldogs for next season.


Six Bulldogs named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Six Cumberland University men’s and women’s soccer and volleyball players were named NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athletes this week, as announced by the national office.


Howard earns Academic All-America honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Neil Howard was voted First Team Capital One Academic All-American in the College Division as named by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Monday.


Bulldogs battle to end against No. 1 Lindsey Wilson

COLUMBIA, Ky. – Cumberland played down a man for the final 66 minutes yet scored three straight goals to take the lead before dropping a 5-4 decision to Lindsey Wilson in the Mid-South Conference Championships here Wednesday night.


Mason voted First Team All-MSC; Williams, Harrison Second Team

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland's Harry Mason earned First Team All-Mid-South Conference honors and Bradley Williams and Mark Harrison both earned Second Team accolades, as announced by the conference office Tuesday.


Ten soccer players named Mid-South Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ten Cumberland soccer student-athletes were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the league office on Tuesday.


Wilson's second-half goal sends CU into semis

LEBANON, Tenn. – Luke Wilson’s goal in the 67th minute was the game-winner, as the Bulldogs kept their season alive with a 2-1 victory at Campbellsville University late Saturday night in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships.


Soccer teams set for Mid-South Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s soccer teams open play in the Mid-South Conference Championships on Saturday, with the women hosting Shawnee State and the men heading to Campbellsville University.


Howard earns Academic All-District honor

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Neil Howard was voted Capital One First Team Academic-All-District IV, recognizing the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom, by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).


Men's soccer inks Gannot

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University men’s soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced the signing of Bad Bodendorf, Germany, native Sella Gannot to scholarship papers for the 2013-14 academic year. Gannot is set to enroll at CU in January.


Union shuts out Bulldogs, 4-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Diego Santos and Alex Pratt each scored a goal and assisted on another in Union University’s 4-0 victory over Cumberland on Monday night at the Smith Soccer Complex in Jackson, Tenn.


Shattuck earns MSC Defensive POW honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Sully Shattuck was named the Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday after making three saves in a shutout against Shawnee State.


Mason's late score gives CU 1-0 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Harry Mason scored in the 81st minute to give Cumberland a 1-0 victory over Shawnee State in a match the Bulldogs dominated statistically on Saturday in men’s soccer action at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Mason earns Mid-South POW honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Harry Mason was named the Mid-South Conference Offensive Player of the Week after scoring six goals in two victories, helping the Bulldogs run their winning streak to four matches overall.


Mason's four goals pace 6-1 CU triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Harry Mason scored three goals in a three-minute span in the first half and netted four scores in all in a 6-1 victory over the University of Pikeville on Sunday afternoon in Pikeville, Ky.


Men's soccer runs win streak to three with 5-1 triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Harry Mason scored twice, Tevonne Morris handed out two assists and Cumberland won its third straight match overall with a 5-1 victory over St. Catharine College in men’s soccer action Thursday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's soccer scores early, often in 8-1 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Harry Mason scored three goals and Sebastian Cortes added a goal and four assists, as Cumberland scored early and often in an 8-1 triumph over Georgetown College in men’s soccer action Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Bueno hired as men's assistant coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the hiring of Patrick Bueno as a full-time assistant men’s soccer coach this week effective immediately.


Bulldogs break out of doldrums with 6-1 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Harry Mason netted a hat trick and added two assists, as Cumberland ended an eight-match winless streak with a 6-1 victory over Mid-Continent University in men’s soccer action on Monday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's soccer falls 2-1 at OCU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Oakland City’s Nico Gercke and Nick Little each scored and the Oaks held off a furious rally by Cumberland in a 2-1 OCU victory on Saturday afternoon in men’s soccer action in Oakland City, Ind.


Wilson, Neto help CU to 2-2 draw

LEBANON, Tenn. – Luke Wilson knotted the match in the 80th minute and Marconi Neto tied it again in the 85th minute, as Cumberland erased deficits twice in the final 10 minutes in a 2-2 overtime draw against Union College in men’s soccer action Wednesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Late rally falls short at Bluefield

LEBANON, Tenn. – Bradley Williams and Luke Wilson both scored in the final 20 minutes, but Erik Albarran’s score in the 80th minute was the game-winner for Bluefield College in a 4-3 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Saturday in Bluefield, Va.


Men's soccer falls 3-0 at No. 1 LWC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mark Harrison scored for Cumberland in the 77th minute, but it wasn’t enough, as top-ranked Lindsey Wilson recorded a 3-1 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Tuesday night in Columbia, Ky.


Bulldogs drop 2-1 decision to UC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Pedro Antonelli scored twice in the first 16 minutes and the University of the Cumberlands held on for a 2-1 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


CU falls 4-0 at Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Roraigh Yearwood scored twice in the first half and Campbellsville University added two more goals after intermission in a 4-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Wednesday night in Campbellsville, Ky.


No. 2 Rio Grande too much for CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rafael Maccauro scored on a free kick just before halftime and Richard Isberner added a goal in the 88th minute, as second-ranked Rio Grande took advantage of their opportunities in a 2-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Friday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Unlucky bounces send CU to 2-1 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Niklas Larsson and Jonathan Cabale’s shots from distance both hit the post but found the back of the net, as Martin Methodist erased an early deficit en route to a 2-1 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Tuesday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


CU soccer match canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s soccer match scheduled for Saturday at Brescia University in Owensboro, Ky., has been canceled due to continuous rain in the area. The two teams will makeup the match on November 1 at 6 p.m.


Men's soccer wins at Trevecca, 3-1

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Cumberland scored twice early in the match and then held on for dear life in the second half before Harry Mason’s score in the final minute put the final nail in the coffin in a 3-1 victory over long-time rival Trevecca Nazarene on a hot and muggy night here Tuesday.


Bulldogs fall 3-1 in season opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – Martyn Freestone netted the first and last goals and Tennessee Wesleyan also scored on an own goal in a 3-1 victory over Cumberland on Tuesday in men’s soccer action at Lindsey Donnell Stadium in the first match of the season for both teams.


CU inks contract with Stretch Internet for web streaming

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University has signed a contract with Stretch Internet for streaming of live video, stats and audio (when available) for Bulldog home events in 2012-13 beginning with the August 28 men’s soccer match against Tennessee Wesleyan.


Fall sports posters, schedule cards now available

LEBANON, Tenn. – Posters and schedule cards for Cumberland football, volleyball, men’s soccer and women’s soccer have all arrived for the 2012 season and are available for pickup in the lobby of the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men voted fifth in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland men’s soccer team was selected fifth in the Mid-South Conference in a vote of league coaches announced this week.


Soccer inks Trinidad's Morris

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced the signing of Trinidad and Tobago native Tevonne Morris to scholarship papers for the 2012-13 academic year. Morris becomes the 14th signee for the program for this coming season.


Men's soccer adds Hendersonville's Zacharias

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced the signing of Rodrick Zacharias to scholarship papers for the 2012-13 academic year. Zacharias is the 13th signee for the program for this coming season.


Eight clubs earn NAIA Scholar Team award

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eight Cumberland athletic teams posted team grade-point-averages of 3.00 or higher for the 2011-12 academic year, earning NAIA Scholar Team honors, as announced this week by the national office. Teams must record a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution to be eligible for the award.


CU adds two Brazilians

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced the signing of Brazilians Bruno Campos Cunha and Weber Mendes da Costa, Jr., to scholarship papers for the 2012-13 academic year.


Bulldog soccer inks White House Heritage's De La Paz

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced the signing of Elliot De La Paz to scholarship papers for the 2012-13 academic year this week. De La Paz becomes the 11th signee for the program for next season.


Men's soccer inks Riverdale's Cortes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced the signing of Murfreesboro, Tenn., native Sebastian Cortes to scholarship papers for the 2012-13 academic year. Cortes is the 10th signee for the program for next season.


Siegel's Vasile inks with CU soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced the signing of Barnegat, N.J., native Salvatore Vasile to scholarship papers for the 2012-13 academic year. Vasile played his senior season at Siegel High School in Murfreesboro.


Bulldog soccer sign East Hickman's Rowe

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced the signing of East Hickman High School product Brandon Rowe to scholarship papers for the 2012-13 academic year. Rowe becomes the eighth signee for the program for next season.


Soccer inks Prall, Tomlin

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced the signing of Cookeville, Tenn., native Nick Prall and Jackson, Tenn., native Cooke Tomlin to scholarship papers for the 2012-13 academic year. Prall and Tomlin are the sixth and seventh signees for next season for the Bulldogs.


White House's Hampton signs with men's soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced the signing of White House, Tenn., native Tyler Hampton to scholarship papers for the 2012-13 academic year. Hampton becomes the fifth signee for the program for next season.


Shelby inks with CU soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced the signing of Fairview High School product Cameron Shelby to scholarship papers for the 2012-13 academic year.


CU soccer announces 2012 schedules

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University soccer coaches Jeff Loucks and Gavin McKinney announced their 2012 schedules this week, which nine home matches for both the men and the women at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Wilson Central's Netherton signs with CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced the signing of Wilson Central High School product Cody Netherton to scholarship papers for the 2012-13 academic year.


Men's soccer signs Mt. Juliet native Woodfin

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University men’s soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced the signing of former Mt. Juliet product Austin Woodfin to scholarship papers for the 2012-13 academic year.


Bulldogs ink Riverdale's Arman

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University men’s soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced the signing of Riverdale High School product Josh Arman to scholarship papers this week for the 2012-13 academic year. Arman is the first Bulldog signee for next season.


Shattuck named First Team All-TSAC; Wilson, Boyd, Mason voted Second Team

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Matthew Shattuck earned First Team All-TranSouth Conference honors and Luke Wilson, Robert Boyd and Harry Mason all were voted Second Team All-TSAC, as announced by the league office this week.


Bulldogs fall 2-0 in TSAC semis

LEBANON, Tenn. – Joseph Omondi scored in the eighth minute and then again in the 82nd minute in Bethel University’s 2-0 victory over Cumberland in the semifinals of the TranSouth Men’s Soccer Championships on Wednesday in McKenzie, Tenn.


Als voted TranSouth POW

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Robert Als was named the TranSouth Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after scoring the game-winning goal in a 2-1 overtime victory over Union University last Saturday.


Sixteen soccer players named TranSouth Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sixteen men’s and women’s soccer players were named TranSouth Conference Scholar-Athletes this week, as announced by the league office during the conference tournament that started Saturday.


Als OT goal provides 2-1 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Robert Als scored four minutes into overtime and assisted on the other goal for Cumberland in a 2-1 victory over Union University at home Saturday in the quarterfinals of the TranSouth Championships.


Two late goals give CU 4-2 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Luke Wilson and Harry Mason both scored in the final 10 minutes, with Eric Clark assisting on both goals, and Cumberland outlasted Freed-Hardeman, 4-2, in men’s soccer action Tuesday at the CU Soccer Field.


Shattuck named Defensive POW

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Matthew Shattuck earned TranSouth Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors on Monday after posting seven saves in a 2-1 victory over Union University last week.


Early scores give CU 2-1 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Harry Mason and Eric Clark both scored in the first half and Cumberland held off a furious rally, including the final nine minutes with just 10 players, defeating Union University, 2-1, in men’s soccer action Tuesday at the CU Soccer Field.


CU soccer taking donations for Susan G. Komen Foundation

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s soccer programs will take donations as the price of admission to Tuesday’s matches against Union University to promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month for the Susan G. Komen Foundation.


Men's soccer drops 1-0 decision

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tom Pedrotti scored the match’s only goal just after halftime and Martin Methodist defeated Cumberland, 1-0, in men’s soccer action Saturday in Pulaski, Tenn.


Bulldogs post 2-1 victory over rival

LEBANON, Tenn. – Bradley Williams scored in the 33rd minute and Trevecca Nazarene helped out with an own goal late in the first half, as Cumberland hung on to defeat TNU, 2-1, in men’s soccer action Tuesday night in Nashville, Tenn.


Men's soccer falls at MCU, 1-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jan Chvojan scored in the 12th minute on a long shot and that was enough for Mid-Continent in a 1-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Saturday in Mayfield, Ky.


Mason's golden goal gives CU 1-0 triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Harry Mason’s unassisted goal in the 111th minute ended a defensive struggle, giving Cumberland a 1-0 victory over Oakland City University on Saturday at the CU Soccer Field.


Mason earns TranSouth POW honor

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Harry Mason was named the TranSouth Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after scoring five goals against Kentucky Wesleyan last week for the Bulldogs.


Bulldogs play to 1-1 draw at Lyon

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jasper Driskill's shot hit the underside of the crossbar and looked to bounce across the goalline in the final seconds but was disallowed and Cumberland played to a 1-1 draw against Lyon College on Saturday in men’s soccer action in Batesville, Ark.


Mason's five goals lead CU to victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Harry Mason scored five goals, four in the second half, and Cumberland outdueled Kentucky Wesleyan, 6-4, in men’s soccer action Wednesday afternoon at the CU Soccer Field.


Second half surge sends Bulldogs to loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mohammed Dumbuya scored twice and 20th-ranked Bethel netted five goals in the second half, taking control of the match and defeating Cumberland, 7-1, in men’s soccer action Wednesday at the CU Soccer Field.


Soccer matches rescheduled for Wednesday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Heavy rains in the area have caused the postponement of Cumberland’s soccer matches scheduled for Tuesday against Bethel University. The teams will play Wednesday at the same times – 2 p.m. for the women and 4 p.m. for the men at the CU Soccer Field.


Boyd, Shattack sweep TranSouth honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Robert Boyd and Sully Shattuck were named the TranSouth Conference Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, on Monday after leading the Bulldogs to a victory over Campbellsville University and an overtime loss to third-ranked University of Rio Grande.


CU drops overtime thriller to No. 3 Rio Grande

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland scored twice in the first half and just missed a chance for the game-winner in the closing minutes , but Neil Harries’ header four minutes into overtime secured a 3-2 victory for third-ranked University of Rio Grande Friday.


Boyd's two goals lead victory over Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Robert Boyd scored twice in the first half for his first two goals of the season and Cumberland held on for a 2-1 victory over Campbellsville University in men’s soccer action Tuesday at the CU Soccer Field.


Shattuck named TranSouth POW

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Matthew Shattuck was named the TranSouth Conference Defensive Player of the Week after posting a 1-0-1 record in goal for the Bulldogs, including an overtime draw against NCAA Division III Covenant College.


Mason's hat trick leads 5-1 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Harry Mason scored a natural hat trick and added an assist and Eric Clark netted a pair of goals in Cumberland’s 5-1 victory over Brescia University in the Trevecca Nazarene Classic on Saturday in Nashville, Tenn.


Late goal preserves draw for CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Plinio Campos scored on a Robert Als assist in the 90th minute and Matthew Shattuck made seven saves in goal, several at point-blank range, as Cumberland played to a 1-1 draw against NCAA Division III Covenant College on Friday in the Trevecca Nazarene Invitational in Nashville, Tenn.


CU falls 2-0 at Wesleyan

LEBANON, Tenn. – In a match marred by nine yellow cards and one red card, Tennessee Wesleyan scored a pair of second half goals, the last one with less than three minutes remaining, defeating Cumberland 2-0 in men’s soccer action late Saturday in Athens, Tenn.


Mason earns TranSouth POW honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Harry Mason was named the TranSouth Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after scoring five goals in the club’s two matches over the weekend, nearly matching his season total from a year ago.


Bulldogs fall short at Union, 2-1

LEBANON, Tenn. – Harry Mason scored his fifth goal in two matches, but host Union College netted the game-winner just seconds before halftime and held off a furious rally by Cumberland, taking a 2-1 victory over the Bulldogs on Saturday in the Golden Corral Classic in Barbourville, Ky.


Mason's four goals pace Bulldog triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Harry Mason scored four goals and freshman Josh McCausland posted a goal and three assists, as Cumberland routed Berea College, 9-0, in the season opener for both clubs Friday in the Golden Corral Classic in Barbourville, Ky.


Bulldog soccer opens season this weekend

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland men’s and women’s soccer teams open the season this weekend at a tournament in Barbourville, Ky. The men take on host Union College and Berea College while the women play Union and Barton College.


CU picked seventh in TranSouth

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University was picked to finish seventh among league teams in the TranSouth Conference Preseason Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Poll released this week by the league office.


Bulldogs complete first week of training

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland men’s soccer team started practice this week with an experienced but still very young club under fifth-year head coach Jeff Loucks. The Bulldogs have worked on fitness and technical skills in the morning and training and group play in the afternoon each day this week.


Seven home matches highlight men's soccer schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University men’s soccer coach Jeff Loucks announces the team’s 2011 schedule this week with seven home matches, including a meeting against the University of Rio Grande, last year’s No. 1 team in the nation for the most of the year.


Eight clubs earn NAIA Scholar Team award

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eight Cumberland University athletic teams posted team grade-point-averages of 3.00 or higher for the 2010-11 academic year, earning NAIA Scholar Team honors, as announced by the national office. Teams must record a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution to be eligible for the award.


Friendship's Chaffin signs with CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced the signing of Friendship Christian School’s Justin Chaffin this week for the 2011-12 academic year.


Bulldogs ink Dickson's McElyea

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced the signing of Dickson, Tenn., native Jacob McElyea for the 2011-12 academic year. McElyea is the brother of CU football player Cody McCallister.


Neto signs with CU soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced the signing of Marconi Neto to scholarship papers for the 2011-12 academic year this week. Neto is the third Bulldog signee for next season.


Cumberland inks Hamilton

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced the signing of West Chester, Ohio, native Ian Hamilton this week to scholarship papers for the 2011-12 academic year. He joins teammate Daniel Kloppenburg in the signing class for next year for the Bulldogs.


Bulldogs sign Kloppenburg

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced the signing of Ohio native Daniel Kloppenburg to scholarship papers for the 2011-12 academic year. Kloppenburg is the first signee for the Bulldogs for next season.


Aparicio wins league tourney in Guatemala

LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland soccer player Juan Pablo Aparicio won a league championship in the fall tournament of the Guatemalan Second Division with Antigua GFC in a 1-0 victory over CSD Sayaxche on Saturday, December 12, at the Stadium of the Army.


Six men, four women named TSAC Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Six men’s and four women’s soccer players were named TranSouth Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the league office at the conclusion of the conference championships last weekend.


Boyd, Als earn All-TranSouth honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer players Robert Boyd earned First Team All-TranSouth honors and Robert Als garnered Second Team accolades, as announced by the conference office.


Cumberland ends season with 3-2 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Harry Mason and Luke Wilson both scored in the first 15 minutes, but as has been the case in so many matches this season, Cumberland allowed two second-half goals en route to a 3-2 loss to Freed-Hardeman Tuesday night in men’s soccer action in Henderson, Tenn.


Late goals provide 2-1 CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Robert Boyd scored in the 83rd minute and assisted on Luke Wilson’s game-winner in the 89th minute for a 2-1 Cumberland victory over Kentucky Wesleyan in men’s soccer action Friday in Owensboro, Ky.


TNU claims victory with second half goals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jordan Enix’s goal with less than 10 minutes left in the match proved to be the game winner, as Trevecca Nazarene tallied two second-half goals, topping Cumberland, 2-1, in men’s soccer action Wednesday afternoon.


Soccer matches rescheduled for Wednesday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s soccer matches scheduled for Tuesday against Trevecca Nazarene have been canceled because of high winds and forecasted severe weather for the afternoon. The matches have been rescheduled for Wednesday on the CU campus starting at 1 p.m. with a women’s match followed by the men.


Mason's two goals not enough

LEBANON, Tenn. – Harry Mason scored twice in the second half and Cumberland netted three goals, but it was not enough, as Mid-Continent powered to a 4-3 victory in men’s soccer action Saturday afternoon at the CU Soccer Field.


CU falls 7-0 at No. 12 Bryan

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sebastian Fischer scored a goal and assisted on another, as 12th-ranked Bryan College scored twice in the first seven minutes and never looked back in a 7-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Wednesday night in Dayton, Tenn.


Late goal nips Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andy Gordon’s goal in the 89th minute gave Martin Methodist a 3-2 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Saturday afternoon at the CU Soccer Field.


Bulldogs fall 3-0 at Union

LEBANON, Tenn. – Dejan Kostic scored once and handed out two assists in Union University’s 3-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Saturday night in Jackson, Tenn.


Harrison's two goals lead 2-0 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mark Harrison tallied a pair of goals, one on a header and the other on a penalty shot, in the first 30 minutes to lead Cumberland to a 2-0 victory over Brescia University in men’s soccer action Wednesday at the CU Soccer Field.


Cumberland drops another close match

LEBANON, Tenn. – Juan Garzon scored twice and assisted on another goal and Daniel Ericcson added a goal and an assist, as Lambuth University scored twice in the final 15 minutes to put the game away in a 3-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Monday in Jackson, Tenn.


Bulldogs miss chances in 4-3 defeat

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland missed excellent scoring opportunities, with Plinio Campos hitting the post and Eric Clark nailing the crossbar, as the Bulldogs dropped a 4-3 decision Sunday to Lyon College in men’s soccer action.


Shorthanded Bulldogs downed at Bethel

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mohammed Dumbuya scored twice in the first 10 minutes and then again in the second half, as Bethel University dominated play en route to a 6-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Tuesday in McKenzie, Tenn.


Two early goals sink Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Lindenwood University scored twice in the first 16 minutes and despite a second-half goal from Harry Mason, Cumberland was never able to overcome the slow start, dropping a 2-1 decision in men’s soccer Saturday at the Gibson County Tourism Board Classic in Oakland City, Ind.


Als, Mason help Bulldogs score 4-1 triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Robert Als and Harry Mason both scored and assisted on each other’s goals and Als and Luke Wilson added scores in the final 15 minutes in Cumberland’s 4-1 victory over Harris Stowe State Friday at the Gibson County Tourism Board Classic in Oakland City, Ind.


Bulldogs drop 3-1 decision at VIC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Marshall Phillips scored twice in the first half and homestanding Virginia Intermont added another goal in the third minute of the second half en route to a 3-1 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Tuesday night in Bristol, Va.


Men fall 2-1 in championship match

LEBANON, Tenn. – Plinio Campos scored on a Robert Als assist in the 17th minute, but Cumberland allowed the eventual game-winner in the 37th minute, falling 2-1 to Faulkner Univ. Saturday in the championship game of the Golden Corral Classic in Barbourville, Ky.


Two late goals propel CU to opening win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Robert Als and Luke Wilson both scored in the final 15 minutes, providing Cumberland with a 2-0 victory over Emmanuel College Friday in men’s soccer action at the Golden Corral Classic in Barbourville, Ky.


Bulldogs gear up for season opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s men’s soccer team concluded preseason training last Saturday with an intrasquad scrimmage, switch focus this week to regular season opener Friday against Emmanuel College.


Bulldog men picked third by coaches

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s men’s soccer team was picked third among eight teams in the TranSouth in a poll of league coaches released this week by conference office.



Seven CU squads earn NAIA Scholar-Team Award

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seven Cumberland athletic teams were recognized with the NAIA National Scholar-Team Award recently among 864 teams nationally. A team must post a minimum 3.0 grade-point-average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution to be considered for the NAIA Scholar Team award.