CU tied for second in MSC Wrestling Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestling received three first-place votes and tied for second in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll released recently by the league office.

Wrestling announces 2016-17 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestling coach James Hicks announced the team’s 2016-17 schedule this week, with the Phoenix hosting four dual matches as well as the annual Cumberland Open as well as trips to the Midwest Classic in Indianapolis, Ind., and the NWCA National Duals in Fort Wayne, Ind.

CU sports live video, audio, stats information

LEBANON, Tenn. – With Cumberland Athletics unofficially kicking off the 2016-17 academic year with tonight’s home football game, a little review for everyone and new information for first-timers about the live video, audio and stats links for CU sports teams.

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.

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.

Former national champion Lowman joins CU wrestling staff

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University wrestling coach James Hicks announced the hiring of former two-time national champion and three-time All-American Chad Lowman as a full-time assistant with the Phoenix for the coming season.

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.

116 current, former student-athletes graduating Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and sixteen current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 174th Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall. It marks the fourth straight year of more than 100 graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.

Croley named NAIA All-American

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Nate Croley was named an NAIA Wrestling All-American on Tuesday after finishing seventh at 157 at this past weekend’s national championships in Topeka, Kan.