First set comeback effort propels CU to 3-0 win

COLUMBIA, Ky. – Cumberland led the first set up until the final points as the Grenadiers tied the frame at 23 before the squad tallied three consecutive points to win the first set 26-24, which led them to a sweep over Indiana University Southeast in the second game of the day at the Lindsey Wilson Classic on Saturday in Columbia, Ky.

Offense powers Phoenix past Racers in season-opener

COLUMBIA, Ky. – The Phoenix dominated the fourth set against the University of Northwestern Ohio, 25-10 to secure a 3-1 victory in the opening match of the day but dropped a tough 3-1 decision in the second game to Indiana University-Kokomo at the Lindsey Wilson Classic on Friday in Columbia, Ky.

Volleyball tied for fifth in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball and Life University tied for fifth place in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll announced Wednesday by the league 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.

Don't miss summer sports camps at Cumberland

LEBANON, Tenn. – Dates and information for remaining Cumberland summer sports camps for baseball, softball, tennis, volleyball, football and basketball may be found at Information for all camps may be found online and sign-ups and payments can be made for all of the camps except for tennis online.

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.

Slaughter announces 2017 volleyball schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the club’s 2017 schedule this week, which features eight home matches and outings against seven teams that played in the NAIA Championships last season.

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.

Volleyball adds Illinois native Lester

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Monee, Ill., native Kaleigh Lester to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year. Lester becomes the seventh Phoenix signee for next season.