127 named to 2016 Spring Dean's List

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.


Vadakin added as full-time assistant

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.


Volleyball signs Sims for upcoming season

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Helena, Mont., native Ashttan Sims to scholarship papers this week for the 2016-17 academic year. Sims becomes the 13th CU signee for the upcoming season.


Barrett inks with CU volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Elmwood, Ill., native Micah Barrett to scholarship papers this week for the 2016-17 academic year. Barrett is the 12th CU signee for the coming season.


Volleyball adds Pensacola State's Kasper

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Orlando, Fla., native and Pensacola State College transfer Taylor Kasper to scholarship papers this week for the 2016-17 academic year. Taylor becomes the 11th Phoenix signee for next season.


Smyrna's Knoblett signs with Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Smyrna, Tenn., native Morgan Knoblett to scholarship papers this week for the 2016-17 academic year. Knoblett becomes the 10th Phoenix signee for the upcoming season.


Wickham inks with CU volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Olivet, Mich., native Mikayla Wickham to scholarship papers this week for the 2016-17 academic year. Wickham becomes the ninth Phoenix signee for the upcoming season.


Phoenix holding slate of volleyball camps

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball head coach Kathy Slaughter announced her 2016 camp dates this week, which includes college prep clinics on June 11 and July 16, individual camp on June 20-21, grades 4-8 on June 11 as well and a combined basketball and volleyball camp set for June 13-16 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Volleyball announces 2016 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the club’s 2016 schedule this week, which includes 11 home matches and tournaments at Lindsey Wilson, Faulkner University and Northwestern Ohio.


116 current, former student-athletes graduating Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and sixteen current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 174th Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall. It marks the fourth straight year of more than 100 graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.


Portland's Akins signs with Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Portland, Tenn., native Abby Akins to scholarship papers for the 2016-17 academic year. Akins becomes the eighth Phoenix signee for the upcoming season.


Riverdale's Clement inks with CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Murfreesboro, Tenn., native Rachel Clement to scholarship papers this week for the 2016-17 academic year. Clement becomes the seventh signee for CU for the upcoming season.


Markovic, Nalovic ink with CU volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of two international players this week to scholarships for the 2016 season – Trstenik, Serbia, native Isidora Markovic and Novi Sad, Serbia, native Masa Nalovic.


Volleyball inks Michigan native Jungel

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Olivet, Mich., native Hailey Jungel to scholarship papers this week for the 2016 season. Jungel becomes the fourth signee for the Phoenix for the coming season.


Phoenix sign Alabama native Peterson

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Ranburne, Ala., native Riley Peterson to scholarship papers this week for the 2016-17 academic year. Peterson becomes the third signee for the Phoenix for next season.


Cumberland hosting volleyball showcase on April 3

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball will host a showcase for 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 graduates who desire to continue her volleyball career on the collegiate level on Sunday, April 3 from 2-4 p.m. at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center on the CU campus.


Volleyball inks East Robertson's Stradtner

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Orlinda, Tenn., native Tamalee Stradtner to scholarship papers this week for the 2016 season. Stradtner is the second signee for the Phoenix for the coming season.


Lebanon native Clemmons inks with Phoenix volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Lebanon native Briana Clemmons to scholarship papers this week for the 2016-17 academic year. Clemmons is the first signee for the upcoming season for CU.


Volleyball hosting clinic for grades 4-8

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter is hosting the first of four clinics for players in grades 4-8 this Saturday, March 12, from 8-10 a.m. at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center on the CU campus.


Fall Dean's List announced with 142 student-athletes recognized

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2015 Fall Dean’s List this week, which includes 142 student-athletes, athletic department personnel and athletic training majors. The honor is reserved for students who achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the fall semester.


Collins named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Karli Collins was named a 2015 Daktronics-NAIA Volleyball Scholar-Athlete over the weekend during the national tournament in Sioux City, Iowa, as announced by the national office.


Eight volleyball players named MSC Scholar-Athletes

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Eight Cumberland volleyball players were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes this week by the league office during a banquet here at the Corvette Museum in advance of the conference tournament.


CU unable to hold late leads, falls 3-0

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Maci Lerno registered 14 kills and 11 digs and Kara Snell added 19 digs, but Cumberland was unable to hang on to late leads in the first two sets and dropped a 3-0 decision to St. Catharine College in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships here Thursday at South Warren High School.


Lerno voted First Team All-MSC, Worrell Second Team

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Cumberland University’s Maci Lerno was voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference and Amanda Worrell earned Second Team honors, as announced during a banquet here at the Corvette Museum Wednesday night before the conference tournament.


Cumberland triumphant in regular season finale

LEBANON, Tenn. – Both Michelle Evans and Maci Lerno notched 19 kills and Cumberland pulled out a thrilling final set victory to sweep Shawnee State in the regular season finale at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center on Friday evening.


CU falls to No. 13 Georgetown 3-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Amanda Worrell contributed with nine kills leading all Bulldog attackers, but numerous attacking errors and a strong Tiger offense led 13th-ranked Georgetown College over Cumberland 3-0 Thursday night here at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


CU claims third straight victory

PULASKI, Tenn. – Maci Lerno collected her 14th double-double with 23 kills and 12 digs and Michelle Evans contributed 17 kills as Cumberland won a thrilling third and fourth set to claim its third consecutive victory against Martin Methodist Tuesday evening.


Cumberland victorious in return home

LEBANON, Tenn. – Maci Lerno collected 18 kills and 17 digs en route to another double-double performance, Ashely Sherrick matched a season-best 12 kills, both Michelle Evans and Amanda Worrell notched double digit kill efforts in Cumberland’s 3-1 victory over Milligan College on Friday afternoon inside the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


CU splits doubleheader with IU Southeast and Lindsey Wilson

COLUMBIA, Ky. – Amanda Worrell collected a team-best 20 kills, Maci Lerno added 19 along with 25 digs, notching another double-double and Sara Glassman contributed 63 assists as Cumberland split a doubleheader in Columbia Tuesday afternoon.


Cumberland hosting Volleyball Prospect Showcase

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University and head coach Kathy Slaughter will host a Volleyball Prospect Showcase on Saturday, November 7 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center on campus.


Bulldogs lose heartbreaker to Tigers, fall 3-2

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Junior Ashley Sherrick collected a season-best 12 kills and Maci Lerno lead all attackers with 23 but Campbellsville came back to stun Cumberland 3-2 Tuesday night inside the J.K. Powell Athletic Center


Cumberland's skid reaches five after doubleheader sweep by Life

MARIETTA, Ga. – Maci Lerno notched consecutive double-doubles, Sara Glassman eclipsed the 50 assist mark for fifth time this season and Kara Snell collected 48 digs as Cumberland dropped two matches to the Running Eagles of Life University on Saturday afternoon.


Bulldogs can't figure out Patriots, fall 3-0

ST. CATHARINE, Ky. – Maci Lerno registered 10 kills, Ashley Sherrick collected eight and Amanda Worrell added seven in Cumberland’s 3-0 to St. Catharine College Thursday evening.


Cumberland falls in hard-fought match to Bethel

MCKENZIE, Tenn. – Maci Lerno racked up 18 kills and 12 digs in route to her fourth consecutive double-double and Sara Glassman collected 36 assists in Cumberland’s 3-1 loss to Bethel University Tuesday evening.


Bulldogs fall 3-2 in wild contest to Lions

HENDERSON, Tenn. – Maci Lerno notched her third straight double-double, Michelle Evans recorded double-digit kills for the fourth straight match and Sara Glassman recorded a double-double of her own in Cumberland’s back and forth 3-2 loss at Freed-Hardeman University Tuesday evening.


Lerno earns TSWA Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Maci Lerno earned Tennessee Sports Writers Association Volleyball Player of the Week, recording 48 kills and 37 digs in three outings for the Bulldogs.


Bulldogs down Bears 3-1

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – Junior Maci Lerno notched her second straight double-double –her seventh of the season-, Sara Glassman assisted on 55 attacks and Kara Snell recorded 25 digs in Cumberland’s 3-1 victory over Shawnee State Saturday afternoon.


CU picks up hard-fought win over the Cumberlands

LEBANON, Tenn. – Maci Lerno posted her sixth double-double of the season, Sara Glassman handed out 41 assists and Kara Snell added 23 digs in Cumberland’s 3-1 volleyball victory over the University of the Cumberlands here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Bulldogs battle, but fall to Georgetown 3-1

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Junior Michelle Evans notched a team-best 14 kills in Cumberland’s 3-1 loss to Georgetown College Monday evening inside the Davis-Reid Alumni Gym.


Volleyball engages with Egyptian refugees

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University volleyball team spent time at Millwood Manor in Nashville this weekend helping Egyptian refugees adjust to their new lives in the United States.


Bulldogs drop Tigers in three

LEBANON, Tenn. – Maci Lerno recorded 15 kills and hit for a .414 hitting percentage in Cumberland’s dominant 3-0 victory over the University of Pikeville Saturday afternoon inside the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Bulldogs fall to Blue Raiders in three

LEBANON, Tenn. – Michelle Evans and Maci Lerno each recorded double-digit kill efforts in Cumberland’s 3-0 loss at the hands of No. 5 Lindsey Wilson Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Bulldogs conquer Patriots 3-2

LEBANON, Tenn. – Maci Lerno registered for her fifth double-double of the season with 19 kills and 12 dig while Michelle Evans posted a season-best 16 kills for Cumberland who triumphed 3-2 over St. Catharine College Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


CU coaches, athletes take part in All Sports Clinic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University and the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Sports Council teamed up for an All Sports Camp for Wilson County residents ages 7-12 this past Sunday, September 13, on the CU campus.


Campbellsville bites Cumberland, Bulldogs defeated 3-1

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ashley Sherrick registered nine kills and hit for a .471 clip in Tuesday night’s 3-1 defeat to Campbellsville University at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


CU dominates Central Baptist and Lindenwood-Belleville

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Maci Lerno combined 23 kills and nine digs while Michelle Evans and Ashley Sherrick added 20 kills together as Cumberland swept both Central Baptist and Lindenwood-Belleville on Saturday inside the Robert J. Ashcroft Activities Center


CU drops pair at Evangel

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Cumberland University volleyball team dropped both matches on the opening day of the Evangel University Tournament on Friday evening.


Lerno garners TSWA Volleyball Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Maci Lerno was named the Tennessee Sports Writers Association’s Volleyball Player of the Week after posting a pair of double-doubles and helping the Bulldogs to three victories. This is the first of weekly awards for the 2015-16 academic year sponsored by the TSWA.


Lerno, Snell voted MSC Players of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’S Maci Lerno and Kara Snell were voted the Mid-South Conference Volleyball Attacker and Defender of the Week, respectively, as announced Monday by the league office.


Bulldogs take care of Patriots in five sets

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Maci Lerno registered 25 kills and 23 digs, her fourth double-double of the year, to lead Cumberland University’s 3-2 victory over the University of the Cumberlands Saturday afternoon.


Bulldogs blank Bears in conference opener

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Maci Lerno racked up 17 kills and Sara Glassman recorded 32 assists as Cumberland University swept their conference opener against the University of Pikeville on Friday night.


Volleyball hosting alumni brunch

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland volleyball is hosting an alumni brunch on Saturday, September 26 before the Bulldogs take on the University of Pikeville at Noon at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


REMINDER: Cumberland hosting All-Sports Camp

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University and the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Sports Council are teaming up for an All Sports Camp for Wilson County residents ages 7-12 on Sunday, September 13 from 3-5 p.m. on the CU campus. Registration starts at 2 p.m. that day.


Bulldogs pounce on Redhawks, win in five

LEBANON, Tenn. – Maci Lerno racked up 21 kills and had 17 digs as she recorded her third double-double of the season. Amanda Worrell proved to be a spark off the bench, registering another double-digit kill effort with 15, as Cumberland defeated Martin Methodist College 3-2 on Tuesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Bulldogs drop two in final day at Lindsey Wilson

COLUMBIA, Ky. – The Cumberland University Bulldogs dropped both their matches 3-1 to Brenau and Indiana University-Kokomo on Friday. Maci Lerno picked up her second double-double of the season while racking up 33 kills to go along with 22 digs.


Cumberland splits to open Lindsey Wilson Volleyball Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University volleyball team split their two games in the opening day of the Lindsey Wilson Volleyball Classic on Friday afternoon, falling to Dalton State 3-1 in the first game of the day, then conquering the Grenadiers of Indiana University-Southeast 3-1 in the nightcap. Maci Lerno racked up 27 kills in the doubleheader to go along with serving up five aces.


CU heads to Lindsey Wilson tournament

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University volleyball hits the road for the first time this season as they will travel to Columbia, Kentucky to compete in the Lindsey Wilson Tournament this weekend.


Slaughter victorious in debut, Bulldogs defeat Wildcats 3-2

LEBANON, Tenn. – On a night filled with emotion, the Cumberland volleyball team brought head coach Kathy Slaughter the perfect beginning to her collegiate coaching career with the Bulldogs pulling out a 3-2 victory over Bethel here Wednesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation center.


Slaughter era begins at Cumberland

LEBANON, Tenn. – A new era of Cumberland University volleyball begins Wednesday, August 26 as former player and coach Kathy Slaughter prepares for her first collegiate match as a head coach.


Fall sports take part in community service projects

LEBANON, Tenn. – All six Cumberland fall sports teams that reported to campus this week took part in community service activities around town on Thursday, including a Red Cross blood drive, helping at the Wilson County Community Center, Next Step Resource Center and Habitat for Humanity, and a trip to Cedarcroft Home.


Bulldogs picked seventh in Mid-South preseason poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University volleyball team was picked seventh in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll the league announced this morning.


Ten CU squads receive NAIA Scholar-Team Award

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ten Cumberland University squads received the NAIA Scholar-Team Award recognition this week, as announced by the national office. Teams must maintain a minimum 3.0 grade-point-average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution to be eligible for the award, with all eligible varsity student-athletes factored into the team GPA.


Fall sports schedules available for download

LEBANON, Tenn. – Download Cumberland fall sports schedules for football, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s golf and men’s and women’s tennis, which are now available at www.GoCumberlandAthletics.com.