CU men fall at Bluefield

LEBANON, Tenn. – Christian Lester posted eight kills and Arthur Amorim added six, but Bluefield College hit .300 for the match in a 3-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s volleyball action Wednesday in Bluefield, Va.


Born inks with Phoenix men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s volleyball coach Scott Barbe announced the signing of Hendersonville, N.C., native James Born to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Men's volleyball posts first-ever victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mason Chambers registered nine kills, Christian Lester added eight and Jordan Pierce handed out 19 assists, as first-year program Cumberland picked up the program’s inaugural victory with a 3-0 decision against Cincinnati Christian in men’s volleyball action Friday in Cincinnati, Ohio.


Cumberland swept by Life in second MSC match

LEBANON, Tenn. – Angel Acevedo Reyes posted eight kills and Stephan Davis and Christian Lester added six apiece, but Life University hit .356 for the match in sweeping Cumberland in men’s volleyball action Saturday in Marietta, Ga.


Phoenix men drop MSC opener to St. Andrews

LEBANON, Tenn. – Christian Lester posted eight kills and Jordan Pierce and Brian Hogg each dished out 11 assists, but Cumberland dropped its first Mid-South Conference match in three sets to St. Andrews University on Friday in Marietta, Ga.


Men's volleyball falls to Lawrence Tech, Aquinas

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Arthur Amorim collected eight kills and Mason Chambers added seven in a four-set loss to Lawrence Tech and Amorim recorded six more kills in a defeat against No. 8 Aquinas College in men’s volleyball action Saturday in Elgin, Ill.


Phoenix volleyball loses two matches in Judson tourney

LEBANON, Tenn. – Arthur Amorim recorded eight kills in the first match and Angel Acevedo Reyes posted eight kills in the second, but Cumberland men’s volleyball dropped matches Friday to Robert Morris and Judson University in the Early Bird Invitational in Elfin, Ill.


CU men fall twice to ranked opponents

LEBANON, Tenn. – Stephan Davis and Arthur Amorim each recorded a combined 13 kills but Cumberland dropped matches to No. 5 Park University and seventh-ranked Ottawa University in men’s volleyball action Saturday at the Pirate Invitational in Parkville, Mo.


Phoenix volleyball drops first two matches at Pirate Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Arthur Amorim tallied 10 kills in both matches while Christian Lester registered 11 kills in a five-set loss, as Cumberland men’s volleyball dropped two matches Friday in the Pirate Invitational in Parkville, Mo.


Lester earns All-Tournament honors at Grow the Game Challenge

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Christian Lester earned All-Tournament honors this past weekend in the Off the Block Grow the Game Challenge, the inaugural matches for the Phoenix as a program.


Fontbonne too much for Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Josh Faley and Brendon Schwartze registered 11 kills apiece for Fontbonne University, offsetting Cumberland’s balanced attack in a 3-0 victory for the Griffins here Saturday in men’s volleyball action at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Bluefield too much for CU men in first-ever match

LEBANON, Tenn. – Christian Lester posted eight kills and Angel Acevedo Reyes added seven, but Bluefield College countered with 12 kills from Alberto Chiaparini and 26 assists by Chaz Franqui, holding off Cumberland in the final two sets in the inaugural match for the Phoenix men’s volleyball program here Friday night at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Phoenix men picked second in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University men’s volleyball tied for second in the North Division in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll released recently by the league office.


Fall 2018 Dean's List includes 148 student-athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released the list for Dean’s List for the Fall 2018 semester over the Christmas break, with 148 student-athletes and athletic trainers earning a 3.50 grade-point-average or better for the semester on all classes attempted.


Men's volleyball releases inaugural schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s volleyball coach Scott Barbe announced the program’s inaugural schedule this week, which includes nine home matches and contests against teams from NCAA Divisions II and III as well as the NAIA.


Kingston Springs' Ginnings inks with CU men's volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s volleyball coach Scott Barbe announced the signing of Kingston Springs, Tenn., native Caleb Ginnings to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Men's volleyball hosting 2019 Off the Block Grow the Game Challenge

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s volleyball will host and participate in the 2019 Off the Block Grow the Game Challenge set for January 18-20 at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena. The 10-team event features programs from NCAA Divisions I, II and III as well as the NAIA, including Southern Cal, Lindenwood University and Grand Canyon University.


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.