Freshman Rojas, Kilian lead CU for second straight week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jerry Rojas set a freshman record and Riley Kilian paced the women’s team for the third straight week, leading the Cumberland cross country teams on Saturday at the Rhodes Invitational in Memphis, Tenn.


Trio leads cross country at MSC Preview

LEBANON, Tenn. – Garang Madut, Jerry Rojas and Riley Killian all finished in the Top 10, leading the Cumberland cross country teams Saturday at the Mid-South Conference Preview in Bowling Green, Ky.


Madut, Killian lead harriers in opening meet

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Riley Killian placed 77th and senior Garang Madut finished 66th, pacing the Cumberland cross country teams late Saturday night at the BROOKS Memphis Twilight. The race featured nine Division I and seven Division II programs and more than 225 runners in the men’s and women’s races.


Men picked fifth, women seventh in MSC Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s men were picked fifth and the women seventh in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Cross Country Coaches’ Poll released Tuesday by the league office.


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.


Fall student-athletes take part in Leadership Training, community service

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University fall athletic teams participated in Leadership Training on Wednesday that included lectures from University staff, CU Character Coach Jim Mike Ward and Tony Johnson, Vice President with Learfield Licensing, along with sessions on social media training and nutrition as well as eligibility.


Nine squads earn NAIA Scholar Team honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – The NAIA honored nine Cumberland athletic squads Friday as NAIA Scholar Teams for the 2015-16 academic year. Teams must obtain a 3.00 cumulative grade-point-average or higher for all eligible varsity student-athletes during the past academic year to garner the award.


127 named to 2016 Spring Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and twenty-seven Cumberland student-athletes, department personnel and athletic training majors were named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2016 semester, as released this week by the University.


Cross country signs Memphis native Mays

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Memphis, Tenn., native Amber Mays to scholarship papers this week for the 2016-17 academic year. Mays becomes the third Phoenix signee for the upcoming season.