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.


Craft, Madut complete season at national championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Danielle Craft placed 22nd in the triple jump and Garang Madut was among 32 participants who did not finish the men’s marathon in extreme heat and humidity over the weekend at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Gulf Shores, Ala.


Madut, Craft qualify for NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Garang Madut and freshman Danielle Craft were named as qualifiers for the NAIA Track and Field Championships at Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium in Gulf Shores, Ala., on May 25 – 27, as announced this past Friday by the national office.


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.


Hill wins 800, Craft takes second in triple jump at MSC Track Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jordan Hill won the 800-meters, Danielle Craft took second in the triple jump and Garang Madut, Marcennia Milburn, Kalea Barnett and Josiah Scott all posted third-place finishes for Cumberland on the final day of the Mid-South Conference Track and Field Championships on Saturday in Williamsburg, Ky.


Madut places second, Tepox fifth at MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Garang Madut placed second and Claudia Tepox was fifth in the 10,000-meters while Kalea Barnett finished fifth in the hammer throw for Cumberland on Friday at the Mid-South Conference Track and Field Championships in Williamsburg, Ky.


Madut, Blankenship, Tepox earn Academic All-MSC accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Garang Madut, Taylor Blankenship and Claudia Tepox were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference for Outdoor Track and Field, as announced this by the league office in advance of the conference championships that begin today in Williamsburg, Ky.


Hill takes second, four others place fifth at APSU Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jordan Hill placed second in the 800-meters and Danielle Craft, Kalea Barnett, Xavier Knight and Josiah Scott all posted fifth-place finishes for the Cumberland track and field team on Saturday at the Austin Peay Invitational in Clarksville, Tenn.


Madut takes ninth, Hill 12th for CU at Hilltopper Relays

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Garang Madut finished ninth in the 3000-meters and freshman Jordan Hill placed 12th in the 800-meters, leading the Cumberland track teams over the weekend at the Hilltopper Relays in Bowling Green, Ky.