CU offering summer camps in seven sports

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s award-winning coaching staff and student-athletes will be hosting camps and clinics in seven different sports throughout the summer.


CU to honor Bleaken, wrestling team

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletics will honor NAIA National Champion wrestler Corey Bleaken, All-American James Casadaban and the entire Bulldog wrestling team during a reception on Tuesday, March 15 in Baird Chapel on the CU campus.


Three Bulldogs named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. –Cumberland University’s Joshua Chappa, Adam Myers and Andy Shoultz were among the 41 student-athletes named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, the national office announced at the 54th Annual NAIA Wrestling National Championships in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, over the weekend.


Bleaken wins national championship

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Corey Bleaken claimed the school’s first individual wrestling national championship since 2005 with a 4-3 overtime victory Saturday.


Bleaken advances to national finals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University grappler and now three-time All-American Corey Bleaken advanced to the title match of the 54th Annual NAIA Wrestling National Championships at the US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with two more wins Friday.


Bleaken, Casadaban remain in title hunt

LEBANON, Tenn. – After the first day of the 54th Annual NAIA Wrestling National Championships at the US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Cumberland University’s Corey Bleaken and James Casadaban remain in the hunt for the school’s first individual national championship since 2005.


Cumberland goes 3-6 in opening session

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University grapplers Ryan McKenzie, Corey Bleaken and James Casadaban all picked up victories in the first session of the 54th Annual NAIA Wrestling National Championships at the US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa Thursday afternoon.


Nine Bulldogs set to compete for national titles

LEBANON, Tenn. – Two-time All-American Corey Bleaken and defending national runner-up James Casadaban headline a group of nine Cumberland University wrestlers set to compete in the 54th Annual NAIA National Championships, which begins Thursday at 11 a.m. at the US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.


Bleaken climbs to second in NAIA

LEBANON, Tenn. – Riding a 10-match winning streak, Cumberland University wrestler Corey Bleaken has risen one spot to second at 157 in the final NAIA Individual Rankings, the national office released Tuesday.


MSC honors Bleaken

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University wrestler Corey Bleaken earned his first Mid-South Conference Wrestler of the Week award, the league announced Tuesday.


Bleaken wins East Regional

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University grappler Corey Bleaken swept his way through the NAIA East Region Qualifier Saturday at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo., taking home Most Valuable Wrestler honors for the tournament.


Four CU grapplers named Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Joshua Chappa and Andy Shoultz earned the honor for the second straight year, while Adam Myers and Matthew Stanfield garnered the distinction for the first time.


Bleaken wins Mid-South Conference title

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University redshirt senior Corey Bleaken dominated the 157 bracket of the Mid-South Conference Wrestling Championships to earn the league title.


Cumberland enters 17 grapplers in MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University is set to host the Mid-South Conference Wrestling Championships Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


CU wrestling slips out of Top 10

LEBANON, Tenn. – Noah Hunt moved up one spot to second and Corey Bleaken held steady at third, but Cumberland University fell four spots to 11th in the NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 Poll, released by the national office Tuesday.


Bulldogs hosting Mid-South Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will host the Second Annual Mid-South Conference Wrestling Championships on Saturday, February 12 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center on the CU campus. Weigh-in starts at 7 a.m. and the tournament matches will begin at 9 a.m.


Four Bulldog wrestlers ranked in Top 3

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland University wrestlers are ranked in third or better in their individual weight classes and the Bulldogs are ranked seventh in the NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday.


Three pins lead CU triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Noah Hunt, Slade Madden and Bradley Rogers all earned pins to help Cumberland University’s wrestling team take a dominating victory over visiting University of the Cumberlands Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Rogers records upset as Bulldogs sweep CBC

LEBANON, Tenn. – In its most dominating performance of the season, Cumberland University earned pins in four matches as the Bulldogs swept their way to a 57-0 victory over Central Baptist College on Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Rogers earns CU’s second straight Wrestler of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University wrestler Bradley Rogers was named the Mid-South Conference Wrestler of the Week winning five matches and placing third at the 5th Annual Cumberland Open Sunday, as announced by the league Tuesday.


Six Bulldogs place at Cumberland Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University wrestler Bradley Rogers pinned three opponents and claimed third place at heavyweight in Sunday’s 5th Annual Cumberland Open at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


CU wrestling moves up five spots

LEBANON, Tenn. – Five Cumberland University grapplers rank in the Top 5 individually, while the team moved up five spots to sixth in the latest NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 Poll, released by the national office Tuesday.


Chappa claims MSC Wrestler of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland University's Joshua Chappa was named the Mid-South Conference Wrestler of the Week after claiming six victories, including three by pin, the league announced Monday.


Chappa named Outstanding NAIA Wrestler at National Duals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Joshua Chappa was named the Outstanding NAIA Wrestler at the NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals Sunday after leading No. 11 Cumberland University to a seventh place finish in the two-day event in Cedar Falls, Iowa.


Bulldog grapplers open National Duals with win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Noah Hunt and Joshua Chappa each pinned their opponents to lead Cumberland University to a 27-16 victory over eighth-seeded Dickinson State University in the opening round of the NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals in Cedar Falls, Iowa, Saturday.


Cumberland wrestling wins at Shorter

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seven Cumberland University grapplers earned victories at Shorter University Wednesday, as the 11th-ranked Bulldogs picked up a 27-10 victory over the Hawks in Rome, Ga.


Four CU wrestlers ranked; Bulldogs slip out of Top 10

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland University grapplers remain ranked individually in the latest NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 Poll, while the Bulldogs dropped one spot to 11th, the national office released Tuesday.


Cumberland goes 1-3 at Newberry Duals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mikey Davis and Corey Bleaken each earned three victories and fifth-ranked Cumberland University wrestling team went 1-3 Sunday at the Fourth Annual Newberry Duals in Newberry, S.C.


Cumberland falls five spots to 10th

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University dropped five places to 10th in the latest NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday. Four Bulldogs remain ranked individually.


Davis claims second place at Ohio Northern

LEBANON, Tenn. – Competing in his first tournament of the year, Cumberland University’s Mikey Davis won three matches and finished second in the Ohio Northern Invitational this weekend in Ada, Ohio.


No. 5 CU suffers another setback

LEBANON, Tenn. – James Casadaban pinned Taylor Doan to give fifth-ranked Cumberland University a late one-point lead, but the Bulldogs dropped their fifth straight dual match with a 21-18 defeat at the hands of No. 15 Lindsey Wilson College Wednesday afternoon at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Noah Hunt climbs to second; CU remains fifth

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s wrestling team remains fifth in the NAIA Coaches Top 20 Poll and seven Bulldogs are ranked in the Top 12, including Noah Hunt, who climbed up to second at 125, the national office announced Tuesday.


Four grapplers place at King College Open

Cumberland also drops two duals
LEBANON, Tenn. – Ryan McKenzie finished second at the King College Open Sunday. The Bulldogs also dropped a pair of dual matches at Chattanooga, falling to Liberty University, 40-3, and UTC, 42-6.


Bulldogs drop 31-13 decision at No. 2 Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Noah Hunt, Zeke Hunt and James Casadaban all picked up victories for the fifth-ranked Cumberland University wrestling team, but the Bulldogs came up short in a dual against host Campbellsville University as the No. 2 Tigers won, 31-13, Tuesday at Gosser Gym.


Bulldogs place four at Eastern Michigan Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University had four grapplers place at the Eastern Michigan Open in Ypsilanti, Mich., Saturday as Joshua Chappa, Scott Stewart, Kevin Christman and Corey Bleaken took second, fourth, fifth and sixth, respectively, in their weight classes.


Bulldogs fall to No. 4 McKendree

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman AJ Mott recorded his second pin in three matches to put the fifth-ranked Cumberland University wrestling team in position to win its dual against McKendree University, but the Bulldogs dropped a 26-18 decision to the No. 4 team in the country Wednesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Three grapplers place at Lindenwood Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University redshirt senior Joshua Chappa lost his first match at Saturday’s Lindenwood Open in St. Charles, Mo., before battling back to claim third place at 133 with six straight victories.


Bulldogs picked second in Mid-South

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University received one first-place vote and was picked second in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches Poll, the league announced this week.


CU grapplers prepare for season

LEBANON, Tenn. – In advance of Saturday’s season-opening wrestling tournament at Lindenwood University, Cumberland University held an intrasquad match this past weekend with the Cardinal squad picking a 21-16 victory.


Davis picked No. 1, Bulldogs fifth

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mikey Davis will begin his redshirt-senior season as the No. 1 wrestler at 141, while six other Bulldog grapplers are nationally ranked in the NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 preseason poll, and Cumberland University has been tabbed No. 5 as a team.


Wrestlers help fix up playground

The Cumberland University wrestling team assisted with the renovations to the playground at Don Fox Community Park on September 30.


CU wrestlers tackle Trooper test

LEBANON, Tenn. – Members of the Cumberland University wrestling team participated in a physical training test administered by the Tennessee Highway Patrol last week.


Bulldogs sign Cookeville grappler

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four-time state qualifier Ethan Henry recently inked with the Cumberland University wrestling team, head coach Jarad Swint announced.


Myers, Shoultz receive All-Academic awards

LEBANON, Tenn. – Trey Myers and Andy Shoultz were named All-Academic and Cumberland University’s wrestling team was recognized for having the sixth-highest team GPA of the teams that qualified for the 52nd Annual NAIA Wrestling National Championships.


CU signs Mt. Juliet heavyweight

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University wrestling team added a state champion to its list of 2010-11 signees when Mt. Juliet High School’s Hunter Allen inked scholarship papers to wrestle for the Bulldogs.


Three Bulldogs named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

OKLAHOMA CITY – A trio of Bulldog wrestlers were tabbed 2010 Daktronics-NAIA Wrestling Scholar-Athletes, announced by the national office during last week’s 53rd Annual NAIA Wrestling National Championships.


Casadaban wrestles to runner-up finish

OKLAHOMA CITY – James Casadaban fell behind early in his title match and couldn’t battle back to overtake Notre Dame College’s Thomas Straughn as the Cumberland University grappler finished second in the 53rd Annual NAIA Wrestling National Championships.


Davis places third in NAIA

OKLAHOMA CITY – James Casadaban fell behind early in his title match and couldn’t battle back to overtake Notre Dame College’s Thomas Straughn as the Cumberland University grappler finished second in the 53rd Annual NAIA Wrestling National Championships.