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 www.cumberlandcamps.com. 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.


Tucker inks with CU women's hoops

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Vincennes University transfer Kyra Tucker to scholarship papers this week for the 2017-18 academic year.


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.


LAST DAY: CU accepting nominations for 2017 Hall of Fame class

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University Athletic Department is accepting nominations for the Class of 2017 Sports Hall of Fame until Monday, April 3. Nominations must be made in writing and include full justification for the nomination, including statistics, honors, awards and any other pertinent information about the nominee. The 2017 Hall of Fame dinner is set for Friday, October 6, at 6 p.m. in Baird Chapel.


Bowers named Third Team NAIA All-American

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Nicole Bowers was named NAIA Third Team All-American on Thursday, as announced by the national office. Players were selected by the NAIA-Women’s Basketball Coaches Association All-America Committee.


Lindsey Wilson pulls away late against women's hoops

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Cumberland pulled within four in the fourth quarter, but third-ranked Lindsey Wilson ended the game on an 18-3 run, pulling away for the victory in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Basketball Championships here Thursday night at the Frankfort Convention Center.


Bowers, Moore, Fox earn All-MSC accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Nicole Bowers was voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference and seniors Taliah Moore and Julia Fox were both named Second Team All-MSC, as voted on by the leagues’ coaches and released Wednesday night at the pre-tournament banquet for the Mid-South Conference Championships that begin Thursday in Frankfort, Ky.


Five women's hoopers earn Academic All-MSC accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. –Cumberland women’s basketball players Terra Pryor, Nicole Bowers, Kristian Watkins, Cydney Goodrum and Jailen Murphy were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference on Tuesday, as announced by the league office in advance of the conference tournament that begins Thursday in Frankfort, Ky.


Women set to face Lindsey Wilson in MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland will play second-ranked Lindsey Wilson in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Basketball Championships on Thursday at 5 p.m. CT, as announced late Saturday by the league office.


Phoenix comeback falls just short

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nineteenth-ranked Cumberland overcame a 17-point halftime deficit and had the ball in a tie game with 44.7 seconds remaining, but the Phoenix could not pull off the upset, dropping a 72-69 decision to fifth-ranked Shawnee State in women’s basketball action Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women drop fifth straight

LEBANON, Tenn. – Georgetown College put together a 12-0 run at the beginning of the third quarter to take the lead and the Tigers stretched their lead to 12 later in the period, taking control and sending 19th-ranked Cumberland to its fifth straight defeat, 69-56, in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Ice cold second half spells defeat for CU women

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Nicole Bowers collected her 12th double-double of the season with 18 points and 12 rebounds, but 19th-ranked Cumberland shot 21 percent from the field in the second half and committed 16 turnovers in the contest in a 60-47 loss to the University of the Cumberlands here Saturday in women’s basketball action.


Turnovers, slow start send CU to 72-65 loss

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Terra Pryor netted a season-best 15 points, but 19th-ranked Cumberland committed 19 turnovers but nearly overcame a 12-point deficit in the fourth quarter before falling to No. 22 University of Pikeville, 72-65, in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at the East Kentucky Expo Center.


Women's hoops No. 19 in latest Coaches' Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved to 19th in the latest NAIA Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, down four spots for the Phoenix, as released late Tuesday by the national office.


Bowers named Academic All-District

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Nicole Bowers was named to the CoSIDA College Division Academic All-District® 2 women’s basketball team, as announced Thursday by the national organization. Bowers is now entered into the pool of candidates for the CoSIDA Academic All-America team.


Late run carries Blue Raiders past CU

COLUMBIA, Ky. – Fourth-ranked Lindsey Wilson scored 11 straight points in the final three-plus minutes to break a tie game and hold off 15th-ranked Cumberland, 66-58, in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Biggers Sports Center.


Campbellsville runs bury CU women

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eighth-ranked Campbellsville University started the game with an 11-2 run and the third quarter with a 12-2 spurt and shot 55 percent from the field for the contest in a 76-67 victory over 15th-ranked Cumberland in women’s basketball action here Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's hoops drops one spot to No. 15

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped one spot to 15th in this week’s NAIA Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, released late Tuesday by the national office.


Phoenix overcomes slow start for road win

MARIETTA, Ga. – Fourteenth-ranked Cumberland used a 13-2 run in the second half to break open the game and Taliah Moore tied season-highs with 23 points and 12 rebounds in a 65-46 victory over Life University here Thursday night at The Eagles’ Nest in women’s basketball action.


Moore's double-double paces CU in 60-45 victory

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Taliah Moore tied a season-high with 23 points and added 12 rebounds and 14th-ranked Cumberland got 21 bench points, ending a two-game losing streak with a 60-45 victory over Georgetown College in women’s basketball here Saturday at Davis-Reid Alumni Gymnasium.


133 named to Fall 2016 Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released the Dean’s List for Fall 2016 last week with 133 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.


Late run sends Shawnee State past CU

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – Sixth-ranked Shawnee State put together a 15-4 run to end the contest, breaking open a close game en route to a 79-62 victory over 14th-ranked Cumberland in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at Waller Gymnasium.


Women's hoops moves up one spot to No. 14

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball moved up one spot to No. 14 in this week’s NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, released late Tuesday by the national office.


Pikeville overcomes 11-point deficit in 64-61 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – The University of Pikeville ended the game on a 33-17 run over the final 15 minutes, with the 23rd-ranked Bears erasing an 11-point deficit and defeating No. 15 Cumberland, 64-61, in women’s basketball action here Saturday afternoon at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


CU-Pikeville named NAIA Game of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland women’s basketball game versus the University of Pikeville this Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center has been selected as the NAIA Game of the Week, presented by Stretch Internet.


Moore's 16 points carries CU to 58-46 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Taliah Moore posted 16 points with seven rebounds and Jailen Murphy netted eight of her 12 points in the fourth quarter, helping 15th-ranked Cumberland hold off the University of the Cumberlands, 58-46, in women’s basketball action here Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Blue Raiders pull away for 76-64 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fourth-ranked Lindsey Wilson used a 10-2 run to end the third quarter and start the fourth period to break open a close game and Chanel Roberts led the Blue Raiders with 21 points in a 76-64 victory over No. 15 Cumberland in women’s basketball action here Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Moore, Murphy pace Phoenix at Fisk

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Taliah Moore tied a season-high with 23 points and Jailen Murphy posted 17, as Cumberland raced out to a 25-point lead early in the second quarter and never looked back in an 80-68 victory over Fisk University in women’s basketball action here Saturday at Henderson A. Johnson Gymnasium.


Phoenix ranked 15th in latest NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball moved up four spots to 15th in this week’s NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, as announced late Tuesday by the national office.


Strong third quarter pushes CU past Huntington, 76-69

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jailen Murphy and Nicole Bowers each scored 18 points and 19th-ranked Cumberland used a 16-3 run to end the third quarter to break open a close game in a 76-69 victory over Huntington University in women’s basketball action Saturday in Huntington, Ind.


CU women's game canceled, men's contest moved to 2 p.m.

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s women’s basketball game scheduled for Saturday against Carver College has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances by the Cougars while the CU men’s basketball game versus Martin Methodist has been moved up to a 2 p.m. start on Saturday.


Women's hoops ranked 19th in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up four spots to No. 19 in the first regular season edition of the 2016-17 NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday.


Moore garners Mid-South Player of the Week accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Taliah Moore was voted Mid-South Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Monday, posting a pair of double-doubles to open conference play for the Phoenix.


Phoenix fall in OT at Campbellsville

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Nicole Bowers collected 22 points and 16 rebounds and Taliah Moore added 21 points and 11 assists, but 23rd-ranked Cumberland went 1-for-6 with three turnovers in overtime and dropped a 91-83 decision to No. 4 Campbellsville University here Thursday night at the Powell Athletic Center.


Moore's double-double paces big CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Taliah Moore collected her first double-double of the season with 23 points and 10 rebounds, Nicole Bowers added 20 points and 23rd-ranked Cumberland used a 22-5 run in the first quarter to open the game and never look back in an 88-58 victory over Life University in women’s basketball action here Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Late run sends CU women to first loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Taliah Moore’s 3-pointer at the buzzer rimmed out and John Brown ended the game on a 15-2 run to post a 66-64 victory over No. 23 Cumberland on Saturday morning at the Jackson Rotary Classic in Jackson, Tenn.


Phoenix pull out 53-49 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Taliah Moore posted 10 points and Katherine Griffith and Julia Fox each netted field goals to put 23rd-ranked Cumberland ahead for good in the fourth quarter in a 53-49 victory over No. 25 Carroll College on Friday morning at the Jackson Rotary Classic in Jackson, Tenn.


Fast start propels women's hoops to 71-34 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Twenty-third ranked Cumberland started the game with a 14-0 run and led 25-5 at the end of one quarter en route to a 71-34 victory over Hiwassee College in women’s basketball action here Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Bowers garners MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Nicole Bowers earned her second Mid-South Conference Player of the Week honor this season on Monday after setting career-bests with 31 points and 21 rebounds in a road victory at No. 21 Talladega College and posting 19 points and 14 points versus Fisk University.


Cold spell sends CU women to exhibition loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Taliah Moore collected 13 points and seven rebounds and Julia Fox added nine points, but a second quarter shooting slump put Cumberland in a hole that it could not recover from in a 63-47 exhibition loss to Kentucky Wesleyan in women’s basketball action Saturday in Owensboro, Ky.


Murphy, Bowers lead women's hoops over Fisk

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nicole Bowers posted her sixth double-double with 19 points and 14 rebounds and Jailen Murphy hit a pair of 3-pointers and netted 15 points in Cumberland’s 79-65 victory over Fisk University in women’s basketball action here Wednesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Bowers posts 31 points, 21 boards in road win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Nicole Bowers set career-bests with 31 points and 21 rebounds and 23rd-ranked Cumberland used a 16-4 run in the fourth quarter to break open a tie game and post a 63-52 victory over No. 21 Talladega College on Monday night in Talladega, Ala.


Bowers, Moore lead CU to 63-57 road victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Taliah Moore scored 16 points, Nicole Bowers posted her fourth double-double of the season with 10 points and 14 rebounds and 23rd-ranked Cumberland overcame another sloppy fourth quarter in a 63-57 victory over Bryan College on Saturday in Dayton, Tenn.


Three players in double figures in 69-62 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nicole Bowers recorded 20 points and 15 rebounds, Taliah Moore added 13 points and Janisha Lindsey handed out 10 assists in 23rd-ranked Cumberland’s 69-62 victory Middle Georgia State in women’s basketball action Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Bowers voted MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Nicole Bowers was voted Mid-South Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Monday, posting a pair of double-doubles in two victories for the Phoenix to open the season.


Fox's fast start leads CU to 65-51 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Julia Fox netted 16 of her 19 points in the first half, Taliah Moore posted 17 points and Nicole Bowers collected her second double-double with 13 points and 16 rebounds in 23rd-ranked Cumberland’s 65-51 victory over Indiana-Southeast in women’s basketball action Saturday in New Albany, Ind.


Late run pushes women's hoops past Talladega

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nicole Bowers posted 19 points and 19 rebounds, Julia Fox added 14 points with a pair of 3-pointers, as 23rd-ranked Cumberland used a 13-2 run in the final quarter to break open a tie game en route to a 66-59 victory over 21st-ranked Talladega in women’s basketball action here Wednesday night.


CU will face Carroll, John Brown in Jackson Rotary Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball will face Carroll College and John Brown University in the Jackson Rotary Classic at Oman Arena in Jackson, Tenn., on November 25-26, as announced Thursday. Thirteen of the 14 teams in the two-day tournament are ranked in the NAIA Preseason Coaches’ Top 25 Poll.


Women's hoops ranked 23rd in NAIA Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball is ranked 23rd in the Preseason Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office, one of five Mid-South Conference teams in the poll.


Newcomer Watson wins Homecoming design contest

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball player Kerrice Watson was recently named the winner of the 2016 Homecoming T-Shirt Design Contest. The shirts are available this week through the Alumni and Development Office at CU and at the Alumni tent during tailgating before Saturday’s football game against Campbellsville University.


Phoenix women picked fifth in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was picked fifth in the Mid-South Conference Women’s Basketball Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Wednesday by the league office, though the Phoenix were just eight points from second place in the list of eight teams.


Women's hoops announces 2016-17 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced his team’s 2016-17 schedule on Tuesday, which includes 12 home games and 12 contests against teams that played in last year’s NAIA National Tournament.


CU sports live video, audio, stats information

LEBANON, Tenn. – With Cumberland Athletics unofficially kicking off the 2016-17 academic year with tonight’s home football game, a little review for everyone and new information for first-timers about the live video, audio and stats links for CU sports teams.


CU hosting All-Sports Camp on Sept. 11

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University and the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Sports Council are teaming up for an 2nd Annual All Sports Camp for Wilson County residents ages 7-12 on Sunday, September 11 from 3-5 p.m. on the CU campus. Registration starts at 2 p.m. that day.


Murphy inks with CU women's hoops

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of former Brentwood Academy product Jailen Murphy to scholarship papers this week for the 2016-17 academic year.