Ten squads earn NAIA Scholar Team accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – The NAIA honored 10 Cumberland athletic squads this week as NAIA Scholar Teams for the 2016-17 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.

159 named to Spring 2017 Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released the Dean’s List for Spring 2017 last week with 159 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.

Women's golf ends year ranked 22nd nationally

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s golf dropped one spot to No. 22 in the final NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll of the season released over the weekend by the national office.

Strode, Stuckey garner NAIA Scholar-Athlete accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland juniors Savanna Strode and Morgan Stuckey were named 2017 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced during the NAIA Championships last week by the national office. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.50 grade-point-average and above to be eligible for the award.

Cumberland women move up four spots in NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up four spots as a team to 22nd on another inclement-weather filled day at the 23rd Annual NAIA Women’s Golf Championships at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., on Thursday. Teams completed the second round after a six-and-a-half hour weather delay.

Burgdorf, Stuckey each shoot 80 in halted second round

LEBANON, Tenn. – High winds and inclement weather forced the postponement of the 23rd Annual NAIA Women’s Golf Championships at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Cumberland completed its first round and finished its second round of play on Wednesday, but more than half of the field did not complete its second round.

Women's golf gets at-large berth to NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s golf received an at-large berth into the 23rd Annual NAIA Championships set for May 23-26 in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., as announced late Thursday by the national office. It marks the first-ever appearance for the program as a team in the national tournament.

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.

Burgdorf earns First Team All-MSC; Williams named Coach of the Year

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Cumberland’s Abbey Burgdorf earned First Team All-Mid-South Conference honors, Raquel Romero Valverde, Savanna Strode and Morgan Stuckey were named Second Team All-MSC, Rich Williams was voted Co-Coach of the Year and Delaney Lazenby garnered the Champions of Character award for women’s golf, as announced by the league office at the conclusion of last week’s conference tournament in Bowling Green, Ky.