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.


REMINDER: 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.


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.


Croley, Rosario, Delaune named NAIA All-Americans

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior wrestlers Nate Croley, Sammy Rosario and Kyle Delaune were named NAIA All-Americans on Tuesday after their performances this past weekend at the national championships in Topeka, Kan.


Croley places third; Rosario, Delaune both finish sixth

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Nate Croley dropped a 3-2 Decision in the semifinals but posted two wins in the wrestleback to place third, while seniors Sammy Rosario and Kyle Delaune each finished sixth during the morning session Saturday at the 60th Annual NAIA Wrestling Championships in Topeka, Kan.


Croley reaches semifinals at 157

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Nate Croley continued his dominating performances Friday night at the the 60th Annual NAIA Wrestling Championships in Topeka, Kan., posting a Major Decision to reach the semifinals at 157 while seniors Sammy Rosario and Kyle Delaune both remained alive in the backdraw in Friday’s late session.


Rosario, Croley stay in main draw with wins

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland seniors Sammy Rosario and Nate Croley remained in the main draw with a pair of victories and junior Sean Nguyen also picked up two wins in Friday’s first session at the 60th Annual NAIA Wrestling Championships in Topeka, Kan.


Preliminary brackets announced for NAIA wrestling championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Preliminary brackets for the 2017 NAIA Wrestling Championships were announced Friday afternoon for five Cumberland grapplers participating in the event scheduled for March 3-4 in Topeka, Kan.