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July 20, 2016 | Baseball, Headlines
LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland baseball players Aaron Wilkerson, Will Locante, Josciel Veras, Justin Byrd Anthony Gomez have continued their professional careers this summer across the nation from Triple-A to independent leagues.
July 18, 2016 | Football, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Men's Soccer, Wrestling, Volleyball, Women's Cross Country, Women's Golf, Women's Tennis
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.
July 14, 2016 | Football, Headlines
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will host Faith and Family Night for its season-opening football game on Thursday, August 25, inviting area youth groups for a free Derek Minor concert as well as testimony from former Tennessee Titan Dave Ball before the Phoenix take on Lindsey Wilson at 7 p.m. at Nokes-Lasater Field.
July 14, 2016 | Headlines, General
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletic Training Katie Arnold announced the hiring of Tyler Bennett as a full-time assistant this week. Bennett will work with football and track and field in his athletic training duties at CU.
July 13, 2016 | Wrestling
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University wrestling coach James Hicks announced the hiring of former two-time national champion and three-time All-American Chad Lowman as a full-time assistant with the Phoenix for the coming season.
July 11, 2016 | Headlines, General
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the hiring of Kelli Polizzi as Head Athletic Trainer, with Polizzi beginning work last week on campus. She brings with her more than 13 years of experience in the areas of evaluation, assessment and rehabilitation in the athletic training field.
July 5, 2016 | Women's Basketball, Headlines
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of former Brentwood Academy product Jailen Murphy to scholarship papers this week for the 2016-17 academic year.
July 1, 2016 | Baseball, Headlines
LEBANON, Tenn. – Reports have surfaced this week that former Cumberland All-American pitcher Aaron Wilkerson will receive a call-up to the Major Leagues with the Boston Red Sox and is a possible candidate to start Sunday’s series finale against the Los Angeles Angels, though no official transaction has been made as of Noon Central Time on Friday.
June 30, 2016 | Baseball, Men's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Football, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Men's Soccer, Wrestling, Volleyball, Women's Basketball, Women's Cross Country, Women's Golf, Women's Soccer, Softball, Women's Tennis, Bowling, Cheerleading, Headlines, General
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.
June 30, 2016 | Baseball, Headlines
LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland baseball player and coach and current San Diego Padres Scouting Director Mark Conner recently discussed the Major League Baseball Draft with the San Diego Tribune.
June 28, 2016 | Women's Basketball, Headlines
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball will host the first-ever High School Girls Basketball Fall League every Friday from August 19-September 16 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center on the CU campus.
June 24, 2016 | Men's Soccer, Headlines
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.
June 24, 2016 | Softball, Headlines
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Carthage, Tenn., native Sydney Clere to scholarship papers this week for the 2016-17 academic year.
June 22, 2016 | Softball, Headlines
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of junior college players Briah Winchester and Jordan Roberts to scholarship papers this week for the 2016-17 academic year.
June 20, 2016 | Softball, Headlines
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of two more players this week for the 2016-17 academic year – Chapel Hill, Tenn., native Sara Jordan and Jacksonville, Fla., native Dajia Jones.
June 17, 2016 | Women's Basketball, Headlines
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Memphis, Tenn., native and Southeast Missouri transfer Katia Polk to scholarship papers this week for the 2016-17 academic year.
June 17, 2016 | Softball, Headlines
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Eastern Florida State College transfers Carly Nicholas and Alexa Snyder to scholarship papers this week for the 2016-17 academic year.
June 10, 2016 | Baseball, Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer, Headlines
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.
June 9, 2016 | Women's Tennis, Headlines
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Angelica Sepulveda and Tarsha de Souza were named ITA All-Americans, as announced Thursday by the national governing body of collegiate tennis. Twenty singles and 18 doubles players were honored by the ITA.
June 8, 2016 | Volleyball, Headlines
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the hiring of Hannah Vadakin, the program’s first full-time assistant coach, this week, effective immediately. Vadakin spent the previous two seasons as a graduate assistant at Doane College in Nebraska.