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.


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.


Beech's Park inks with CU cross country

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Beech High School product Elaine Park this week to scholarship papers for the 2017-18 academic year.


Clarksville native Grose signs with CU cross country

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing this week of Clarksville, Tenn., native Anna Grose to scholarship papers for the 2017-18 academic year.


Three runners earn Second Team All-MSC accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland posted its best finishes at the conference championships – fourth for the men and fifth for the women – since the program was revived and Garang Madut, Riley Kilian and Claudia Tepox all earned Second Team All-Mid-South Conference honors, as announced by the league this past weekend.


Madut, Kilian pace harriers at MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Garang Madut and freshman Riley Kilian each finished 13th and five Cumberland cross country runners placed in the Top 20 at the Mid-South Conference Championships on Saturday at Phil Moore Park in Bowling Green, Ky.


Five cross country runners named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country runners Garang Madut, Taylor Blankenship, Michaela Postell, Alesa Steiner and Claudia Tepox were all named Academic All-Mid-South Conference on Thursday, as announced by the league office.


Four harriers finish in Top 15 at St. Louis Fall Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Amber Mays and sophomore Claudia Tepox both finished in the Top 15 for the women and seniors Garang Madut and Tanner Harp did the same for the men, leading the Cumberland cross country teams at the St. Louis Fall Classic in St. Louis, Mo., on Saturday.