Hillsboro's Tepox latest cross country signee

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Nashville native Claudia Tepox to scholarship papers this week for the 2015 season. Tepox is the fourth signee for the women’s cross country team for the upcoming season.


100 student-athletes named to Spring Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2015 Spring Dean’s List recently, which includes 100 student-athletes, athletic department personnel and athletic training majors. The honor is reserved for students who achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the spring semester.


Cross country inks Mt. Juliet's Sissom

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Mt. Juliet native Macy Sissom to scholarship papers this week for the 2015 season. Sissom is the third signee for the Bulldogs for next season.


Gaffney named Lindsey Donnell Award winner

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Keaton Gaffney was named the 2014-15 recipient of the Lindsey Donnell Award this week, presented annually to a Bulldog student-athlete who excels in both academics and athletics. The award is given in honor of Lindsey Donnell, a former Bulldog football Little All-American and former professor at Cumberland University.


DuVall inks with cross country

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Huntsville, Ala., native Gavin DuVall to scholarship papers this week for the 2015 season.


Cross country signs Blankenship

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Lebanon native Taylor Blankenship to scholarship papers for the 2015-16 academic year.


130 student-athletes named to Fall Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2014 Fall Dean’s List this past week, which includes 130 student-athletes, athletic department personnel and athletic training majors. The honor is reserved for students who have achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the fall semester.


Seckel named CU cross country coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the hiring of Jim Seckel as the head coach for men’s and women’s cross country. Seckel has served as the cross country and distance track coach at Franklin Road Academy for the last two years.


Gaffney, Reeves earn NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Keaton Gaffney and Chelsea Reeves were named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes this week, as announced by the national office. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and hold a 3.50 grade-point-average or better to be eligible for the award.


Madut, Gaffney pace harriers at MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Garang Madut finished 37th and junior Keaton Gaffney placed 38th, leading the Cumberland cross country teams at the Mid-South Conference Championships on Saturday at Earl Thomas Conley Riverside Park in Portsmouth, Ohio.


Four cross country runners earn Mid-South Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland cross country runners – David Cheers, Keaton Gaffney, Chelsea Reeves and Alesa Steiner – were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the league office Friday.


Harp, Madut lead harriers at St. Louis Fall Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Garang Madut placed 36th and sophomore Tanner Harp finished 52nd, leading the Cumberland cross country teams at the St. Louis Fall Classic on Saturday in St. Louis, Mo.


Madut, Harp lead Bulldogs at Berry Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Garang Madut finished 43rd and Tanner Harp was 76th while Keaton Gaffney and Alesa Steiner both placed in the Top 100, leading the Cumberland cross country squads in the 19-team Berry Invitational on Saturday in Mount Berry, Ga.


Madut, Gaffney pace harriers at Louisville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Garang Madut and junior Keaton Gaffney were the top finishers for Cumberland on Saturday at the Greater Louisville Classic at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Ky.


Madut, Steiner, Gaffney all place in Top 15 at Rio Grande

LEBANON, Tenn. – Garang Madut placed 12th and Alesa Steiner and Keaton Gaffney finished 14th and 15th, respectively, leading the Cumberland cross country teams at the 44th Annual Patty Forgey Invitational in Rio Grande, Ohio.


CU schedules now available for downloading

LEBANON, Tenn. – Parents, fans and other interested individuals can now download Bulldog sports schedules to their calendars via ECal at GoCumberlandAthletics.com.


Madut, Harp both place in Top 20 for CU harriers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Garang Madut and Tanner Harp both finished in the Top 20 for the men and Keaton Gaffney and Alesa Steiner placed in the Top 25 for the women, leading the Cumberland cross country teams at the 16th Annual Shawnee State Invitational on Friday night in Portsmouth, Ohio.


Madut, Steiner lead harriers in first meet

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomores Garang Madut and Alesa Steiner were the top finishers for the Cumberland cross country team late Saturday night in the squad’s first meet of the season at the BROOKS Memphis Twilight Classic in Memphis, Tenn.


Fall student-athletes take part in community service events

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s fall student-athletes participated in a pair of service projects along with Leadership Training during their first days on campus over the last week.


Twelve CU programs named NAIA Scholar Teams

LEBANON, Tenn. – A school-record 12 Cumberland programs were recognized this week as 2013-14 NAIA Scholar Teams. To be eligible, teams must post a minimum 3.0 grade-point average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution, with the team GPA including all eligible varsity student-athletes.