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.


Alberta native Petrova inks with CU cross country

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Calgary, Alberta, native Sasha Petrova to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.


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.


Illinois native Gawthorp signs with CU cross country

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of St. Joseph, Ill., native Abby Gawthorp to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.


Postell, Blankenship named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Taylor Blankenship and Michaela Postell were named 2017 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced recently by the national office.


Blankenship tops among Mid-South qualifiers at national meet

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Taylor Blankenship completed the 5K course in 19:40 on Saturday at the NAIA Women’s Cross Country Championships at Fort Vancouver National Park in Vancouver, Wash.


NAIA releases cross country championships qualifiers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Taylor Blankenship received official word late Monday, receiving official word of her place as an individual in the 38th Annual NAIA Cross Country Championships set for Saturday, November 18 in Vancouver, Wash.


Blankenship places 10th, qualifies for NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Taylor Blankenship placed 10th, Claudia Tepox finished 12th and sophomore Amber Mays was 13th for Cumberland women’s cross country on Saturday at the Mid-South Conference Championships at Phil Moore Park in Bowling Green, Ky.


Four cross country runners earn Academic All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland cross country runners – juniors Taylor Blankenship and Chris Swann as well as sophomores Michaela Postell and Jerry Rojas – were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference by the league office on Friday in advance of the league championships this weekend.