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.


Mays earns fourth MSC Runner of the Week accolade

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Amber Mays posted her fourth Mid-South Conference Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week honor Monday after placing 37th at the Sand Shark Invitational, as announced by the league office.


Mays, Petrova, Kilian pace Phoenix women

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Amber Mays, freshman Sasha Petrova and junior Riley Kilian all finished in the Top 50 on Saturday for Cumberland women’s cross country at the 12th Annual Sand Shark Invitational in Hardeeville, S.C.


Mays repeats as MSC Runner of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Amber Mays was voted Mid-South Conference Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week for the second straight time, breaking her own school record while placing fifth at the Fast Cats Classic in Owensboro, Ky.


Mays sets another school record for CU women

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Amber Mays broke her own school record, placing fifth overall, and freshman Sasha Petrova, senior Taylor Blankenship and junior Riley Kilian all finished in the Top 20, helping the Phoenix to a third-place showing as a team in women’s cross country action Saturday at the Fast Cats Classic in Owensboro, Ky.


Mays garners second MSC Runner of the Week honor

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Amber Mays earned Mid-South Conference Runner of the Week honors on Tuesday after posting a school-record time over the weekend at the Greater Louisville Classic in Louisville, Ky.