Fall 2018 Dean's List includes 148 student-athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released the list for Dean’s List for the Fall 2018 semester over the Christmas break, with 148 student-athletes and athletic trainers earning a 3.50 grade-point-average or better for the semester on all classes attempted.


Riverdale's Sneed inks with CU cross country

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Murfreesboro, Tenn., native Sarah Sneed to scholarship papers for the 2019-20 academic year.


Mays leads women's harriers at NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Juniors Amber Mays and Abby Gawthorp and senior Taylor Blankenship finished within eight seconds of each other for Cumberland at the 39th Annual Women’s Cross Country Championships on a cold Friday in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.


Blankenship earns NAIA Scholar-Athlete accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Taylor Blankenship earned Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors on Thursday, 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. They must also have attended their present institution for one calendar year to be eligible.


Blankenship receives MSC Champions of Character Award

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Taylor Blankenship was named the Mid-South Conference Women’s Cross Country Champions of Character Award winner during the banquet for the conference championships recently in Bowling Green, Ky.


Five runners earn bids to NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland runners Joel Barlow and Cornelius Kipchumba for the men and Amber Mays, Taylor Blankenship and Abby Gawthorp for the women earned at-large berth into the NAIA Cross Country Championships, as announced late Wednesday by the national office.


Four women's runners named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland women’s cross country runners were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference , as announced recently by the league office. Student-athletes must be a sophomore, junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.25 grade-point-average to be eligible for the award.


Mays, Blankenship, Gawthorp, Kilian named All-Mid-South

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland runners Amber Mays, Taylor Blankenship, Abby Gawthorp and Riley Kilian garnered All-Mid-South Conference accolades for their performances at the league championships this past Saturday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Four women place in Top 8, CU finishes second

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland runners placed in the Top 8, helping the Phoenix to a second-place team finish, and Jim Seckel was voted Coach of the Year on Saturday at the Mid-South Conference Women’s Cross Country Championships at Phil Moore Park in Bowling Green, Ky.