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Women's Basketball News
April 20, 2016
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Watertown High School product Bobbi Staats to scholarship papers this week for the 2016-17 season.
April 19, 2016
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Chelsey Hall was voted the 2015-16 recipient of the Lindsey Donnell Award this week, presented annually to a Phoenix student-athlete who excels in both academics and athletics. The award is given in honor of Lindsey Donnell, a former Phoenix football Little All-American and former professor at Cumberland University.
April 04, 2016
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Grace Christian Academy players Calynne Pridemore and Katherine Griffith to scholarship papers last week for the 2016-17 academic year.
March 31, 2016
LEBANON, Tenn. – After winning an opening-round game in the 36th Annual NAIA Championships, Cumberland women’s basketball ended the year ranked 23rd in the NAIA Coaches’ Postseason Top 25 Poll, released Wednesday by the national office.
March 28, 2016
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Chelsey Hall earned Third Team NAIA All-America honors for the second straight season and Nicole Bowers was named Honorable Mention All-America, as announced by the national office late last week. Players were selected by the NAIA-Women’s Basketball Coaches Association All-America Committee.
March 22, 2016
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Chelsey Hall earned 2016 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors, as announced Monday by the national office. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior and maintain a 3.50 grade-point-average to be eligible for the award.
March 18, 2016
LEBANON, Tenn. – Jalita Fason posted 25 points and Chelsey Hall added 14, but 13th-ranked Lewis-Clark State outscored Cumberland, 24-11, to overcome an eight-point deficit in a 75-70 victory against the Phoenix in the second round of the 36th Annual NAIA Women’s Basketball Championships in Independence, Mo.
March 16, 2016
LEBANON, Tenn. – Nicole Bowers posted 21 points and 11 rebounds, her eighth double-double of the season, and Jalita Fason and Bre Neal each netted 12 points, as Cumberland overcame a halftime deficit to defeat fourth-ranked Bethel University, 56-51, in the first round of the 36th Annual NAIA Women’s Basketball Championships on Thursday night in Independence, Mo.