Deering selected for Macon County Hall induction

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach and Lafayette native Dwayne Deering has been selected for induction into the Macon County Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, June 2 at Red Boiling Springs High School.


Mugar inks with CU volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach Dwayne Deering announced the signing of Glendale, Ariz., native Jami Mugar to scholarship papers for the 2012-13 academic year.


Cumberland signs Lebanon's Kendrick

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach Dwayne Deering announced the signing of former Lebanon High product Kalee Kendrick to scholarship papers for the 2012-13 academic year.


Bulldogs ink Eagleville's Barnes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach Dwayne Deering announced the signing of Eagleville High School product Kelsie Barnes to scholarship papers for the 2012-13 academic year.


Volleyball releases 2012 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Dwayne Deering released his 2012 schedule this week, which includes nine home matches as well as two home tournaments starting August 31 and September 1 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Bulldogs sign Stas

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach Dwayne Deering announced the signing of Griffith, Ind., native Jessica Stas to scholarship papers for the 2012-13 academic year. Stas is the fifth signee for the Bulldogs for next season.


Volleyball clinic cancelled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University coach Dwayne Deering announced this week that Sunday’s volleyball clinic has been cancelled. The next opportunity to participate in CU volleyball activities will take place March 19-April 23 in the Monday night leagues at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


CU volleyball signs Munoz

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Dwayne Deering announced the signing of junior college All-American Jacklyn Munoz to scholarship papers this week for the 2012-13 academic year.


Bulldogs ink Burris

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Dwayne Deering announced the signing of South Florida Community College product Desirae Burris to scholarship papers for the 2012-13 academic year. Burris is the third signee for next season for the Bulldogs.


Volleyball signs Carlander

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Dwayne Deering announced the signing of Lakeland, Fla., native Caitlin Carlander to scholarship papers for the 2012-13 academic year.


Three volleyball players earn NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Lauren Carter and juniors Meghan Gass and Jaclyn Jordan were named Daktronics NAIA National Scholar-Athletes this week, as announced by the national office. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.50 grade-point-average to be eligible for the award.


Bulldogs inks White House Heritage's Owsley

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Dwayne Deering announced the signing of White House Heritage product Emily Owsley to scholarship papers this week. Owsley is the first signee for the Bulldogs for the 2012-13 academic year.


Gass, Bowers voted Second Team All-TSAC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Mackenzie Gass and Brooke Bowers were both named Second Team All-TranSouth and Lauren Carter was an Honorable Mention selection, as announced by the conference office this week during the TranSouth Volleyball Championships.


Volleyball season ends with 3-0 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Rylee Butler recorded nine kills and Karli Collins and Amanda Wiseman each added six, but Cumberland fell behind early in the first two sets and dropped a 3-0 decision to Union University on Tuesday in the TranSouth Championships in Pulaski, Tenn.


Four Bulldogs named TranSouth Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland University volleyball players were named TranSouth Conference Scholar-Athletes this week, as announced by the league office during the conference tournament currently taking place in Pulaski, Tenn.


CU falls in thriller in TSAC opener

PULASKI, Tenn. – Cumberland came back from two sets down and had the lead in the final set, but six kills in the final game from Ya Zhao was too much, as Martin Methodist outlasted the Bulldogs, 3-2, in the TranSouth Volleyball Championships here Monday at the Christian Life Center.


Bulldogs fall in regular season finale

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mackenzie Gass posted 11 kills and Lauren Carter recorded eight, but Bethel University was too strong at the end of sets, pulling out each one in a 3-0 victory over Cumberland in volleyball action Wednesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Career-bests unable to lead CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mackenzie Gass collected a career-best 21 kills and Amanda Wiseman added 10, but Union University was too strong in the end, defeating Cumberland 3-1 in volleyball action Tuesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


CU splits at Halloween Bash

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland overcame a two-set deficit to defeat Piedmont College but was swept by host Centre College, splitting a pair of outings Saturday in the Halloween Bash in Danville, Ky.


Gass' 15 kills lead CU to 3-0 triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mackenzie Gass tied her career-high with 15 kills and Cumberland overcame deficits to win the final two sets in a 3-0 victory over Lyon College on Friday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Cumberland falls 3-1 to FHU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mackenzie Gass recorded nine kills and Amanda Wiseman and Brooke Bowers both posted double-figure digs, but Cumberland started slowly and dropped a 3-1 decision to Freed-Hardeman on Thursday evening at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Bulldogs break losing streak with sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Karli Collins led four players with eight or more kills, collecting 10, and Meghan Gass recorded 35 assists in Cumberland’s 3-0 victory Tuesday over Talladega College.


Volleyball to host annual Dig Pink match

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s volleyball team will host its annual Dig Pink match on Friday, October 28 when the Bulldogs host Lyon College in a TranSouth Conference match. The contest will also be Senior Day and Family Night for the Cumberland program.


CU falls in three at Georgetown

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brooke Bowers recorded 13 digs and Meghan Gass added 12 assists, but Cumberland committed more errors than kills and dropped a 3-0 decision to Georgetown College on Monday night in Georgetown, Ky.


Bulldogs play better in 3-1 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mackenzie Gass posted 15 kills and Amanda Wiseman recorded 21 digs, but Trevecca Nazarene played better at the end of sets and picked up a 3-1 victory over Cumberland in volleyball action Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Cumberland drops 3-0 decision at Union

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Amanda Wiseman led the Bulldogs with seven kills and junior Brooke Bowers collected a match-high 21 digs, but Cumberland started very slowly and never really recovered, dropping a 3-0 decision to Union University in volleyball action Tuesday night in Jackson, Tenn.


Volleyball falls at MMC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Meghan Gass recorded 22 assists and Brooke Bowers collected 20 digs, but Cumberland was unable to closeout sets and dropped a 3-0 decision Thursday night to Martin Methodist in Pulaski, Tenn.


Bulldogs drop 3-0 decision at FHU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freed-Hardeman scored seven of the final eight points in the first set and never looked back, defeating Cumberland 3-0 in volleyball action Monday night in Henderson, Tenn.


Cumberland swept at LWC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cali Crosslin recorded six kills and Brooke Bowers posted 13 digs, but Cumberland started slowly and never really recovered, dropping a 3-0 decision to Lindsey Wilson on Wednesday night in Columbia, Ky.


CU drops final three sets at Covenant

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won the first set but dropped the final three by identical 25-23 scores, falling 3-1 to Covenant College on Tuesday night in Lookout Mountain, Ga.


Bulldogs pull out close one at Lyon

LEBANON, Tenn. – Karli Collins posted her third double-double of the season with 10 digs and 13 kills and Meghan Gass recorded 23 assists while Brooke Bowers added 23 digs in Cumberland’s 3-0 victory Saturday over Lyon College in Batesville, Ark.


Volleyball drops another close match

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mackenzie Gass and Jaclyn Jordan each recorded 11 kills and Karli Collins added 20 digs, but Cumberland was unable to pull out two close sets, falling 3-1 to Martin Methodist in volleyball action Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Bulldogs start fast but fall at TNU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Amanda Wiseman posted nine kills and Brooks Bowers recorded 18 digs, as Cumberland won the first set but then struggled thereafter, dropping the final three in a 3-1 loss to Trevecca Nazarene on Thursday night at Moore Gym.


CU drops close match at Bethel

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University dropped a hard-fought decision Thursday night at Bethel University, falling just short at the end of each set in a 3-0 loss to the Wildcats in McKenzie, Tenn.


Bulldogs sweep Fisk

LEBANON, Tenn. – Meghan Gass posted 13 assists and Lacey Gregory added 11 in Cumberland’s three-set victory over Fisk University in volleyball action Wednesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


CU finishes Cumberland Classic with victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped a three-set decision to Campbellsville University but then swept Fisk University in three sets Saturday on the final day of competition of the Cumberland Classic at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Volleyball drops 3-2 decision to KCU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland lost a hard-fought match to Kentucky Christian in the first of three volleyball matches Saturday, winning the first two sets but dropping the last three by a combined eight points.


Bulldogs split on first day of CU Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Karli Collins, Mackenzie Gass and Amanda Wiseman all collected double-figure kills in a victory over Mid-Continent but the Bulldogs dropped their second match of the day against Lindsey Wilson on Friday during the Cumberland Classic.


CU falls 3-0 at KWC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland started slow and then dropped two close sets, falling 3-0 to Kentucky Wesleyan in volleyball action Tuesday night in Owensboro, Ky.


Cumberland drops two matches to end Scott Jones Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland combined for just 49 kills in two matches, hitting .037 and dropping 3-0 decisions to Lindsey Wilson and Trevecca Nazarene on Saturday on the final day of the Scott Jones Classic in Nashville, Tenn.


Bulldogs split on first day of Scott Jones Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland lost its opening match to Kentucky Christian but came right back with a 3-1 victory over Mid-Continent behind 11 kills from Mackenzie Gass and 20 assists by Lacey Gregory on Friday in the Scott Jones Classic in Nashville, Tenn.


CU comes from behind for 3-1 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland fought its way back after losing the first set and then hold on at the end, prevailing 3-1 over Kentucky Christian on Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center behind 11 kills and 12 digs from freshman Karli Collins.


Bulldogs outlast MCU in TSAC opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Karli Collins posted a double-double with 11 kills and 20 digs while Mackenzie Gass added 10 kills, as Cumberland overcame a two-set deficit, rallying to defeat Mid-Continent, 3-2, in volleyball action Tuesday night in Mayfield, Ky.


CU ends Volleydawg Classic with a victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland split its two matches Saturday in the Volleydawg Classic, coming out flat and falling, 3-0, to Reinhardt University before rebounding with a hard-fought 3-0 triumph over the Univ. of Pikeville.


Bulldogs split opening matches

LEBANON, Tenn. – It was the tale of two matches for Cumberland Friday night, with the Bulldogs defeating the Univ. of Pikeville, 3-0, behind 13 kills from freshman Karli Collins. But CU struggled in the second match, falling to Faulkner University, 3-1.


Cumberland set to host Volleydawg Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland opens the 2011 volleyball season this weekend, hosting the Volleydawg Classic at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center on Friday and Saturday. The Bulldogs will play four matches, taking on Faulkner University, Reinhardt University and the University of Pikeville.


Bulldogs picked fifth in TranSouth

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was picked to finish fifth in the TranSouth Conference in a poll of league coaches released over the weekend by the league office. The Bulldogs return only six returning letterwinners after graduation and departures from last year’s 24-13 squad.


Newcomers highlight first week of volleyball drills

LEBANON, Tenn. – Longtime Cumberland volleyball coach Dwayne Deering heads into the 2011 campaign with a roster short on experience but full of new faces and passion for the upcoming year. The Bulldogs just completed their first week of practice with only six returning letterwinners and eight true freshmen.


Volleyball adds two signees

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Dwayne Deering announced the signings of Greenbrier native Rylee Butler and Springfield product Brooke Daniels to scholarship papers for the 2011-12 academic year.


Nineteen home matches highlight volleyball slate

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will play 19 home matches this season, including hosting a pair of tournaments, as the Bulldogs released their 35-match 2011 schedule this week, which begins with the annual Volleydawg Classic on August 26-27 on the CU campus.


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.


CU offering summer camps in seven sports

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s award-winning coaching staff and student-athletes will be hosting camps and clinics in seven different sports throughout the summer.


Athletes place in FOCUS Art Competition

LEBANON, Tenn. – Adrian Baker won first place in the two-dimensional category and Charles Brooks, Deonta Johnson and Kyle Upton were all named honorable mention during the 14th Annual Focus On CU Students (FOCUS) Art Competition currently on display at Adams Gallery on the CU campus.