Phoenix finish fourth in MSC President's Cup standings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland finished fourth among the eighth institutions in the Mid-South Conference President’s Cup standings for the 2018-19 academic year, as announced recently by the league office.


130 athletic personnel, student-athletes set for graduation Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and thirty current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 177th Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall. It marks the seventh straight year of more than 100 graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.


REMINDER: CU accepting nominations for 2019 Sports Hall of Fame class

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University Athletic Department is accepting nominations for the Class of 2019 Sports Hall of Fame until Monday, April 1. 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.


Wrestling signs Indiana native Jean-Baptiste

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestling coach James Hick announced the signing of Brownsburg, Ind., native Thierry Jean-Baptiste to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Maia, Walton garner All-America honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Anthony Maia and Nathan Walton garnered All-America accolades based on their performances at the recently completed NAIA Wrestling Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, the 26th and 27th All-America honors in the program’s history.


Olivieri, Walton garner Second Team All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland freshman Nathan Walton and junior John Olivieri were both named Second Team All-Mid-South Conference after their performances this past weekend at the conference championships, as announced by the league office.


Croley, Parrett garner NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Josh Parrett and Josh Croley were named 2019 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced last Friday by the national organization during the NAIA Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.


Maia finishes fourth, Walton seventh for CU wrestling

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Anthony Maia finished fourth and freshman Nathan Walton placed seventh for the Phoenix on the final day of the 62nd Annual NAIA Wrestling Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.


Maia wins again to reach main draw semifinals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Anthony Maia registered his third win of the day, securing a spot in the semifinals, while Nathan Walton stayed alive in the wrestleback in the night session of the 62nd Annual NAIA Wrestling Championships on Friday in Des Moines, Iowa.