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.


Craft, Madut complete season at national championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Danielle Craft placed 22nd in the triple jump and Garang Madut was among 32 participants who did not finish the men’s marathon in extreme heat and humidity over the weekend at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Gulf Shores, Ala.


Madut, Craft qualify for NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Garang Madut and freshman Danielle Craft were named as qualifiers for the NAIA Track and Field Championships at Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium in Gulf Shores, Ala., on May 25 – 27, as announced this past Friday by the national office.


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.


Hill wins 800, Craft takes second in triple jump at MSC Track Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jordan Hill won the 800-meters, Danielle Craft took second in the triple jump and Garang Madut, Marcennia Milburn, Kalea Barnett and Josiah Scott all posted third-place finishes for Cumberland on the final day of the Mid-South Conference Track and Field Championships on Saturday in Williamsburg, Ky.


Madut places second, Tepox fifth at MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Garang Madut placed second and Claudia Tepox was fifth in the 10,000-meters while Kalea Barnett finished fifth in the hammer throw for Cumberland on Friday at the Mid-South Conference Track and Field Championships in Williamsburg, Ky.


Madut, Blankenship, Tepox earn Academic All-MSC accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Garang Madut, Taylor Blankenship and Claudia Tepox were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference for Outdoor Track and Field, as announced this by the league office in advance of the conference championships that begin today in Williamsburg, Ky.


Hill takes second, four others place fifth at APSU Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jordan Hill placed second in the 800-meters and Danielle Craft, Kalea Barnett, Xavier Knight and Josiah Scott all posted fifth-place finishes for the Cumberland track and field team on Saturday at the Austin Peay Invitational in Clarksville, Tenn.


Madut takes ninth, Hill 12th for CU at Hilltopper Relays

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Garang Madut finished ninth in the 3000-meters and freshman Jordan Hill placed 12th in the 800-meters, leading the Cumberland track teams over the weekend at the Hilltopper Relays in Bowling Green, Ky.


Craft, Hill, Madut all win events at Lindsey Wilson Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Danielle Craft won the triple jump for the women while Jordan Hill and Garang Madut each picked up victories in the 800-meters and 10,000-meters, respectively, for the men, leading the Cumberland track and field teams at the Lindsey Wilson Invitational over the weekend in Columbia, Ky.


Barnett, men's 4x400 relay earn First Team All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Kalea Barnett and the men’s 4x400-meter relay team earned First Team All-Mid-South Conference honors and Jordan Hill and the women’s 4x400-meter relay were named Second Team All-MSC, as announced recently by the league office. All-Conference accolades were based solely on results from the conference championships.


Indoor track ends for Barnett, Brooks at national championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Kalea Barnett placed 28th in the shot put and Martarious Brooks was 22nd in the 200-meters at the NAIA Indoor Track and Field Championships over the weekend in Johnson City, Tenn.


Madut, Blankenship, Tepox named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Garang Madut, Taylor Blankenship and Claudia Tepox were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference for Indoor Track and Field, as announced recently by the league office.


Barnett, Brooks earn bids to national championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University freshmen Kalea Barnett and Martarious Brooks have both qualified for the NAIA Indoor Track and Field Championships set for March 2-4 in Johnson City, Tenn.


Barnett wins shot put for CU at conference championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Kalea Barnett won the shot put while senior Garang Madut placed second in the 5000-meters and freshman Jordan Hill finished second in the 800-meters, leading the Cumberland contingent at the Mid-South Conference Track & Field Championships on Saturday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Craft, Madut lead CU track at Jessica Starks Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Danielle Craft won the triple jump, finished second in the 60-meters and fourth in the long jump, Kalea Barnett posted a victory in the shot put and Garang Madut finished first in the 5,000-meters and was a part of the winning distance medley relay, leading the Cumberland track teams on Saturday at the Jessica Starks Open in Columbus, Ohio.


Track adds Bertrand, Atkins for spring semester

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland track and field coach Mardy Scales announced the addition of two student-athletes for the spring semester – Murfreesboro native Dante Bertrand and Daytona Beach, Fla., product Xavier Atkins.


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.