Wrestling posts 25-13 dual match victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sammy Rosario won by Fall and George Clemens IV and Kyle Delaune each picked up Major Decisions in 17th-ranked Cumberland’s 25-13 victory over Limestone College in wrestling action Thursday night in Gaffney, S.C.


Delaune earns MSC Wrestler of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Kyle Delaune improved to 4-2 on the year with a pin of Reinhardt University's Austin Brown in CU's 33-3 dual match victory over the Eagles, earning Mid-South Conference Wrestler of the Week honors, as announced Monday by the league office.


Clemens loses in 125 finals at Joe Parisi Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman George Clemens IV posted three Major Decisions and a pin en route to the finals at 125, leading the Cumberland wrestlers at the Joe Parisi Open on Saturday in St. Charles, Mo.


Phoenix blank Bellarmine, 52-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seniors Kyle Delaune and Tommie Turner put an exclamation point on Thursday’s 52-0 victory over Bellarmine University with pins in less than two minutes and senior Orlando Nawade posted a Major Decision for Cumberland in wrestling action here at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Wrestling posts wins over Newberry, St. Andrews

LEBANON, Tenn. – Orlando Nawade posted a Technical Fall and Kyle Delaune picked up a Major Decision, helping Cumberland to a 24-16 victory over Division II Newberry College and the Phoenix also defeated St. Andrews University, 39-3, on Saturday in Laurinburg, N.C.


Rosario wins at 133 in season-opening Patriot Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sammy Rosario won his weight class at 133, Austin Meyn lost in the finals at 141, Orlando Nawade placed third with a victory in the wrestleback and Evan Cole and Tommie Turner each finished fourth for Cumberland wrestling on its first weekend of competition Saturday at the Patriot Open in Williamsburg, Ky.


Phoenix ranked 17th in Preseason Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 17th in the NAIA Wrestling Preseason Coaches’ Top 20 Poll and five individuals are ranked in their respective weight classes, including Sammy Rosario, Nate Croley, Peter Donchev, Orlando Nawade and Kyle Delaune, as announced recently by the national office.


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.