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.


133 named to Fall 2016 Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released the Dean’s List for Fall 2016 last week with 133 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.


Women's soccer ends season ranked 15th

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland finished the 2016 season ranked 15th in the postseason edition of the NAIA Women's Soccer Coaches Top 25 Poll, the national office last week.


Five womens's soccer players earn NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer players Madeline Barbier, Olivia Chu, Kaitlen Kisiloski, Taylor Nay and Dayle Weslosky were all named 2016 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced last Friday by the national office during the NAIA Championships in Orange Beach, Ala.


Shires, Holloway named Honorable Mention All-Americans

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Emily Shires and sophomore Rebecca Holloway were both named Honorable Mention All-Americans, as voted on by the NAIA All-America Committee and announced yesterday by the national office.


Grant takes over men's soccer, Davies new head coach for women

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced changes in the Phoenix soccer programs on Thursday, with Adam Grant taking over the head coaching duties of the men’s program and Brian Davies taking over the head coach responsibility for the women’s team effective immediately.


Women's soccer season ends in 4-0 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Bethany Balcer scored early in both halves and top-ranked Spring Arbor added two more goals in the second period in a 4-0 victory over No. 16 Cumberland in the Round of 16 at the NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championships on Monday in Orange Beach, Ala.


Weslosky, Kisiloski named Academic All-Americans

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Dayle Weslosky was named to the 2016 Academic All-America® Women’s Soccer College Division First Team and junior Kaitlen Kisiloski earned Second Team honors, as published by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) recently.


Chu nets game-winner with 61 seconds remaining

LEBANON, Tenn. – Olivia Chu’s shot snuck just inside the near post with just 61 seconds remaining and 16th-ranked Cumberland eeked out a 2-1 victory over No. 14 John Brown in the NAIA Women’s Soccer Championship Opening Round here Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.