135 athletic personnel, student-athletes set for graduation Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and thirty-five current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 176th Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall. It marks the sixth straight year of more than 100 graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.


500K Athletics Investment Campaign reaches halfway mark

LEBANON, Tenn. – With 50 days remaining before the May 23 deadline, Cumberland University sits a little over halfway to its goal in the 500K Athletics Investment Campaign launched almost two months ago by the University.


Cole earns NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Evan Cole was one of 65 wrestlers from around the country named a 2018 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete, as announced by the national office during the NAIA Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.


Cumberland trio ends run at national championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore John Olivieri lost in the main draw at 184 and then again in the backdraw while freshman Shota Sisco and junior DeAndre Jones both lost in the wrestleback for Cumberland in the 61st Annual NAIA Championships on Friday night in Des Moines, Iowa.


Olivieri reaches quarterfinals; Sisco, Jones stay alive for CU wrestling

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore John Olivieri won his first bout in the main draw at 184 and freshman Shota Sisco and junior DeAndre Jones stayed alive with victories in the wrestleback for Cumberland wrestling during the first session Friday of the 61st Annual NAIA Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.


Final brackets released for NAIA Wrestling Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestlers Brandon Weber, Shota Sisco, DeAndre Jones and John Olivieri begin action in the 61st Annual NAIA Wrestling Championships on Friday at 10 a.m. CT at the Jacobson Exhibition Center in Des Moines, Iowa.


Six wrestlers named Academic All-Mid-South

LEBANON, Tenn. – Six Cumberland wrestlers – seniors Evan Cole and Tommie Turner, junior Josh Parrett, sophomore Jon Floyd and redshirt freshmen Brett Clark and Josh Croley – earned Academic All-Mid-South Conference honors, as announced last week by the league office.


Four wrestlers automatically qualify for NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland wrestlers – senior Brandon Weber, junior DeAndre Jones, sophomore John Olivieri and freshman Shota Sisco – all qualified for the NAIA Championships set for March 2-3 in Des Moines, Iowa, as announced by the national office on Tuesday.


Sisco places third, Jones fourth for CU at MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland freshman Shota Sisco finished third and junior DeAndre Jones placed fourth, leading the Phoenix wrestlers on Saturday at the Mid-South Conference Championships at Warren East High School in Bowling Green, Ky.