CU reaches 500K goal, holds ground-breaking for softball complex

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University completed its $500K Athletics Investment Campaign this week just before the prescribed deadline and also held a ground-breaking for a new softball stadium and press box during the Board of Trust meeting on campus Wednesday.


135 athletic personnel, student-athletes set for graduation Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and thirty-five current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 176th Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall. It marks the sixth straight year of more than 100 graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.


Blum named women's basketball head coach at CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the hiring of Scott Blum as the women’s basketball head coach for the Phoenix, effective immediately. Blum has spent the last 14 years as head coach at Grace College in Indiana.


500K Athletics Investment Campaign reaches halfway mark

LEBANON, Tenn. – With 50 days remaining before the May 23 deadline, Cumberland University sits a little over halfway to its goal in the 500K Athletics Investment Campaign launched almost two months ago by the University.


Don't miss summer sports camps at Cumberland

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


Goodrum named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Cydney Goodrum earned 2018 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors on Monday, one of 143 players from around the country recognized by the national office.


Lewis named Cumberland men's basketball coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced Monday the hiring of CU alum Jeremy Lewis as the men’s basketball coach for the Phoenix, effective immediately.


Women drop 57-51 decision to No. 4 Westmont

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kyra Tucker made four 3-pointers and scored 15 points and Cumberland connected on 11 3-pointers in the contest, but fourth-ranked Westmont College netted 11 of the final 14 points of the game over the final three minutes, holding off the Phoenix, 57-51, in the opening round of the 38th Annual NAIA Championships on Thursday in Billings, Mont.


Cumberland receives at-large berth into NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s basketball received an at-large berth into the 38th Annual NAIA Championships set for March 14-20 in Billings, Mont., as announced late Wednesday by the national office.