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.


Delaune garners Academic All-District recognition

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestler Kyle Delaune was one of 10 individuals named to the 2017 CoSIDA Men’s At-Large Academic All-District 2 College Division team on Thursday, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).


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.


Wrestling ranked second in NWCA team academic standings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University wrestling ranked second in the annual All-Academic team standings released last week by the National Wrestling Coaches Association while individuals Nate Croley, Orlando Nawade and Kyle Deluane were also recognized by the NWCA.


LAST DAY: CU accepting nominations for 2017 Hall of Fame class

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University Athletic Department is accepting nominations for the Class of 2017 Sports Hall of Fame until Monday, April 3. 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. The 2017 Hall of Fame dinner is set for Friday, October 6, at 6 p.m. in Baird Chapel.


Croley earns Second Team All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University senior Nate Croley earned Second Team All-Mid-South Conference honors, with accolades based solely on the results of the NAIA East Region Qualifier held February 18 in Bowling Green, Ky., as announced recently by the league office.


Deluane finds niche in sport of wrestling

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Wrestling was not Metairie-native Kyle Delaune's first sport of choice. Growing up playing at Little Farms Playground he did it all – basketball, baseball, soccer and football.


Wrestling ends year ranked 11th, three individuals also ranked in final poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland ended the year ranked 11th in the NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 Poll and three individuals – seniors Nate Croley, Kyle Delaune and Sammy Rosario – were all ranked in their respective weight classes, as announced recently by the national office.


Carroll, Cole, Donchev garner NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestlers Matt Carroll, Evan Cole and Peter Donchev were named 2017 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes recently, as announced by the national office.