Walton finishes third and Depiazza seventh in NAIA National Championship

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland sophomore Nathan Walton placed third and junior heavyweight Patrick Depiazza finishes seventh for the Phoenix on the final day of the 63rd Annual NAIA Wrestling Championships in Wichita, Kansas.


NAIA Nationals Day One

WICHITA, Kansas-- Nathan Walton and Patrick Depiazza both had great days to start the 2020 NAIA National Championship, making it to the second day of competition to ensure a placing.


Walton wins 174, Depiazza and Remilliard place fifth at MSC Tournament

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland sophomore Nathan Walton wins the 174 weight class and Patrick Depiazza and Esteban Remillard placed fifth in their respective weight class at the 2020 Mid-South Conference Tournament on Saturday in Bowling Green.


Walton, Antcliffe continue on in championship rounds

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomre Nathan Walton and freshman Austin Antcliffe are both still competing in the championship round after day one. While Keshawn Laws, Jacob Andrews, Esteban Remilliard, Terrance Clayton, Thierry Jean-Baptiste, Brett Clark, Champ Leddon and Patrick Depiazza have all picked up one loss, but are still competing for the chance to win third place.


Cumberland still receiving votes in most recent Wrestling poll

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The NAIA offices released the second to last Coaches Top-20 poll of the 2019-20 season today, Cumberland maintaining its spot as receiving votes just four votes removed from 20th.


#3 Running Eagles outpace Phoenix, 24-19

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Phoenix kept it close against highly ranked, conference foe No. 3 Life University tonight in wrestling action at home in Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena, losing 24-19.


#10 Fire too hot for Phoenix, 32-10

LAKELAND, Fla.--The Phoenix came up short against tenth-ranked Southeastern in the second to last dual match of the wrestling regular season this morning, 32-10, in The Fire Pit in Lakeland, Fla.


Three Phoenix wrestlers rank at Missouri Valley Invite

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland made a strong showing at the Missouri Valley Invitational in Marshall, Mo., scoring well enough to rank 14th in 48 team which included many of the best squads in the NAIA. The high ranker for the Phoenix was Nathan Walton, finishing third at 174, while Keshawn Laws (141) and Carter Cox (125) rounded out the placers for the Phoenix at sixth and eighth in their weight classes, respectively.


Wrestling defeats Kentucky Wesleyan 30-15 in home opener

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland wrestling defeated Kentucky Wesleyan 30-15 in their first home match of the year.