Women's Volleyball, General

Healthcare Hero Spotlight: Karli Collins

LEBANON, Tenn.—Former Cumberland University women’s volleyball player, Karli Collins, has shown true characteristics into what it means to be a Healthcare Hero even before the COVID-19 pandemic. Collins now works as an Athletic Trainer at the University of Rhode Island.


Football, General

Mid-South Conference announces Football Schedule Changes

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Mid-South Conference Commissioner Eric Ward announced today that the conference will revise its football schedule for the upcoming 2020 season.


Cheerleading

Cheer and Dance set for Virtual Tryouts

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University cheerleading and dance teams will hold their tryouts virtually due to the unprecedented circumstances.


Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball signs Tillman from California

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Men’s volleyball coach Scott Barbe announced the signing of Rylan Tillman to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic season.


Baseball, General

Healthcare Hero Spotlight: Tyler Alford

LEBANON, Tenn.—Former Cumberland baseball national champion and 2015 graduate, Dr. Tyler Alford, has moved from the diamond to the healthcare world working as a physical therapist in Macon, Georgia.


Women's Volleyball

Bonaventure named Women's Volleyball Assistant Coach

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University women's volleyball coach Hannah Vadakin announced the hiring of Caleb Bonaventure to step in and take over the role of assistant coach, effective immediately. Bonaventure spent the previous season as a graduate assistant at Greenville University in Illinois.


Women's Basketball

Beam joins Phoenix Women's Basketball staff

LEBANON, Tenn.--Shelby Beam was named the next women's basketball assistant coach, announced by head coach Scott Blum, effective immediately.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis Signs Hugues N'Goma

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's tennis coach Thiago Lins announced the signing of Hugues N’Goma to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic year.


Cheerleading, General

Healthcare Hero Spotlight: Kaylee Cantrell

LEBANON, Tenn.--Former Cumberland cheerleader and two-time graduate Kaylee Cantrell has battled the coronavirus pandemic on the frontlines at TriStar Summit Medical Center in Hermitage.


Softball, General

Channel 4 WSMV spotlights former CU softball player Sarah Murray

NASHVILLE--Former Cumberland softball player Sarah Murray was featured on WSMV News 4, Nashville last night for her work on the frontlines during the coronavirus pandemic.


Men's Volleyball

Harman Signs with Men's Volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Men’s volleyball coach Scott Barbe announced the signing of Wade Harman to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic season.


Women's Soccer

CU Women's Soccer signs Motlow State CC transfer Emily Vallejo

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Brian Davies announced the signing of Emily Vallejo to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic season.


Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball signs Manuel

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's volleyball coach Scott Barbe has announced the signing of Adam Manuel to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic season.


Football, Men's Basketball, Women's Volleyball, General

Cumberland Coaches Show Ep. 1

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland Athletics fans check out the first installment of the Cumberland Coaches Show.


Men's Soccer, General

Healthcare Hero Spotlight: Eric Clark

LEBANON, Tenn.--Former Cumberland University men’s soccer player and 2014 nursing grad, Eric Clark is working at Vanderbilt on the cardiovascular intensive care unit during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer adds Grace Christian Academy's Jones

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Brian Davies announced the signing of Gabby Jones to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic season.


Men's Volleyball

Runyard inks with Phoenix Men's Volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's volleyball coach Scott Barbe has announced the signing of Austin Runyard to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic season.


Baseball, Men's Basketball, Men's Soccer, Softball, Women's Basketball, Women's Soccer, Women's Volleyball, General

Cumberland Athletics cancels summer camps

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announces Wednesday the cancellation of all in-person, athletic camps this summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball inks Rogers from St. Kitts

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's volleyball coach Scott Barbe has announced the signing of Codville Rogers to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic season.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix Soccer signs Lebanon's Francis

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Brian Davies announced the signing of Alyssia Francis to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic season.


Women's Soccer

CU women sign John Wood CC transfer Cruz

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Brian Davies announced the signing of Yasmin Cruz to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic season.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer signs Gessner a Midfielder from Germany

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Brian Davies announced the addition of Katharina Gessner to the 2020-21 signing class.


Women's Golf, General

Healthcare Hero Spotlight: Dr. K.C. McGinley

LEBANON, Tenn.--Former Cumberland University women’s golfer and 2013 grad, Dr. K.C. McGinley has gone on to obtain her MD and is now a physician in Jackson, Tennessee during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Women's Soccer

Edmonton native Campbell inks with CU Women's Soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Brian Davies announced the addition of Becca Campbell to the 2020-21 signing class.


Women's Soccer

Western Nebraska CC transfer Vieira signs with Women's Soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Brian Davies announced the signing of Western Nebraska Community College transfer Caroline Vieira to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic year.


Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball signs Australia's Sebastian Herbst

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's volleyball coach Scott Barbe has announced the addition of Sebastian Herbst to the 2020-21 signing class.


Men's Volleyball

Alaska native Jacob Edgerley signs with Men's Volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's volleyball coach Scott Barbe has announced the signing of Jacob Edgerley to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic year.


Wrestling, General, Headlines

Healthcare Hero Spotlight: Scott Stewart

Former Cumberland wrestler and 2015 nursing grad, Scott Stewart, has ventured from his nursing job in Florida to New York City to take on the most highly populated COVID-19 area in the United States.


Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball signs transfer from Judson

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's volleyball coach Scott Barbe has announced the signing of Chase Erwin to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic year.


General

Cumberland to Resume On-Ground Classes in the Fall

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University announced today that it will have students and faculty return to campus for the Fall 2020 semester amid COVID-19.


Softball, General, Headlines

Healthcare Hero Spotlight: Sarah Murray

LEBANON, Tenn.--Former Cumberland softball player and 2014 graduate has stepped away from her job in Nashville to travel to New Jersey to get in on the COVID-19 battle.


Women's Volleyball

Florida native Maya Mullally signs with Women's Volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's volleyball coach Hannah Vadakin has announced the signing of Maya Mullally to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic year.


Women's Tennis

Garijo Garrido garners ITA All-America accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Ainhoa Garijo Garrido earned ITA All-America honors in singles as announced by the national organization on Thursday.


Women's Volleyball

Kendall Moore signs with Women's Volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's volleyball coach Hannah Vadakin has announced the addition of Kendall Moore to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic year.


Women's Cross Country

Cross Country signs Spain's Leonor Dobado Gallego

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Leonor Dabado Gallego to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic year.


Baseball, General, Headlines

Hunt named TSHF Pat Summitt Lifetime Achievement Award

NASHVILLE- Cumberland Hall of Fame baseball Coach Woody Hunt has been named the 2019-20 recipient of the Pat Summitt Lifetime Achievement Award by the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame, the organization announced Wednesday.


Baseball

Richards named to MSC Baseball Champions of Character team

COLUMBIA, Ky. – The 2020 Mid-South Conference Baseball Champions of Character Team was announced on Tuesday.


Women's Tennis

Hernandez named to MSC Women's Tennis Champions of Character team

COLUMBIA, Ky. – The 2020 Mid-South Conference Women’s Tennis Champions of Character Team has been released, conference officials announced on Tuesday.


Women's Volleyball

Volleyball signs Megan Underwood

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's volleyball coach Hannah Vadakin has announced the addition of Megan Underwood to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic year.


Women's Tennis

Four Women's Tennis players named Academic All MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland women’s tennis players – Joana Bou, Ana María Collazos, Kylie Humphrey and Stefanie Navaratnam – were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference, as announced by the league office on Monday.


Baseball

Nineteen baseball players named to Academic All MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nineteen Cumberland baseball players were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference, as announced Monday by the league office. Cumberland led all conference institutions with the most honorees.


Women's Volleyball

Gallatin's Taylor Snow signs with Women's Volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's volleyball coach Hannah Vadakin has announced the addition of Taylor Snow to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic year.


Men's Soccer, General

Healthcare Hero Spotlight: Ian Hamilton

LEBANON, Tenn.—Former Cumberland men’s soccer player and 2015 graduate Ian Hamilton is working hard on the frontlines fighting the coronavirus in Chicago.


Women's Volleyball

Volleyball signs Alabama's Alexandria Trull

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's volleyball coach Hannah Vadakin has announced the signing of Alexandria Trull to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic year.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis signs Slovenia's Slapnik Trost

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's tennis coach Thiago Lins announced the signing of Dan Slapnik Trost to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic year.


Men's Track & Field

Williams named to MSC Men’s T&F Champions of Character team

COLUMBIA, Ky. – The Mid-South Conference Men’s Track & Field Champions of Character Team was announced on Thursday.


Women's Golf

Romero Valverde named to Women’s Golf Champions of Character team

COLUMBIA, Ky. – The 2020 Mid-South Conference Women’s Golf Champions of Character Team has been released, conference officials announced on Thursday.


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball inks Abby Hawkins

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's volleyball coach Hannah Vadakin has announced the signing of Abby Hawkins to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic year.


Women's Golf

Four named to Women's Golf Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Maggie Anderson, Maria Pilar Scenna, Raquel Romero Valverde, and Heidi Wilson were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference, as announced by the league office this morning.


Men's Track & Field

Six tracksters earn Academic All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Six Cumberland men's track and field athletes – William Chandler, Dylon Dishman, Parker Kuchek, Desmond Macklin, Will Marsh, and Bumnene Ndebele – were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference, as announced Wednesday by the league office.


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball adds Lena Duncan

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's volleyball coach Hannah Vadakin has announced the addition of Lena Duncan to the 2020-21 signing class.


Women's Volleyball

Volleyball signs Lauren Galvan from Texas

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's volleyball coach Hannah Vadakin has announced the signing of Lauren Galvan to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic year.


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball adds Ju'lea Geche

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's volleyball coach Hannah Vadakin has announced the addition Ju'lea Geche for the 2020 signing class.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis signs transfer from Jacksonville College

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's tennis coach Thiago Lins announced the signing of Felipe Coelho Ferreira to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic year.


Softball, General

Healthcare Hero Spotlight: Victoria Bennett

Former Cumberland softball player and 2014 graduate Victoria Bennett has gone on an incredible journey to lead her to Southern California in the medical field.


Women's Tennis

Garijo Garrido and Hernandez in the final ITA Women's Tennis Rankings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garijo Garrido and Jessica Hernandez are ranked in singles and doubles in the final Oracle ITA Collegiate Tennis NAIA National Rankings released today by the national organization.


Women's Track & Field

Johanna Bangala named to Women's T&F Champions of Character Team

COLUMBIA, Ky. – The 2020 Mid-South Conference Women's Track and Field Champions of Character Team has been released, conference officials announced on Thursday.


Men's Tennis

Aleksandar Milosevic named to MSC Men's Tennis Champions of Character Team

COLUMBIA, Ky. – The 2020 Mid-South Conference Men's Tennis Champions of Character Team was announced on Thursday.


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball signs Sydney Pearce

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's volleyball coach Hannah Vadakin has announced the addition Sydney Pearce for the 2020 signing class.


Football

Five Phoenix named to NFF Hampshire Honor Society

LEBANON, Tenn--Justin Brown, Ian Spence, Tyler Tate, Aaron White, and Jeremy Williams were each announced membership to the National Football Foundation (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society on Wednesday. 1,432 players from 364 schools qualified for membership in the Society.


Women's Tennis, General, Headlines

Navaratnam named 2019-20 Lindsey Donnell Award winner

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis player Stefanie Navaratnam was voted the 2019-20 recipient of the Lindsey Donnell Award this week, presented annually to a Phoenix student-athlete who excels in both academics and athletics. The award is given in honor of Lindsey Donnell, a former Phoenix football Little All-American and former professor at Cumberland University.


Softball

Tyra Graham named to MSC Champions of Character Team

COLUMBIA, Ky. – The 2020 Mid-South Conference Softball Champions of Character has been released, conference officials announced on Tuesday.


Men's Golf

Steeger named to MSC Men's Golf Champion of Character Team

COLUMBIA, Ky. – The Mid-South Conference Men's Golf Champions of Character Team was announced on Tuesday.


Men's Cross Country, Men's Track & Field

Cross Country and Track adds Blackman's Aidan Crockett

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the addition of Aidan Crockett to the 2020-21 signing class.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis inks Colombian German Suarez

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's tennis coach Thiago Lins announced the signing of German Suarez to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic year.


Softball

Ten CU softball players named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ten Cumberland softball players earned Academic All-Mid-South Conference recognition Monday, as announced by the league office.


Men's Golf

Trio named to Men's Golf Academic All-Mid-South

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Reece Gaddes, Adrian Steeger and Josh Wiseman earned Academic All-Mid-South Conference honors, as announced by the league office Monday morning.


Women's Basketball, General

Healthcare Hero Spotlight: Julia Fox

LEBANON, Tenn.--Lebanon local and former women’s basketball player Julia Fox has transitioned from the hardwood to the medical field in Nashville. She is this week's Healthcare Hero and shares her coronavirus story.


Football, General

Cumberland football player Jon Carrothers featured on CNN

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland University football player Jon Carrothers was featured on a special report from CNN called America On Hold: We All Have a Story covered by Demetrius Pipkin.


Men's Tennis

Croatia's Adrijan Hržić signs with Men's Tennis

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's tennis coach Thiago Lins announced the signing of Adrijan Hržić to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic year.


Men's Volleyball

Pierce, Chambers and Ginnings earn All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s volleyball sophomore Jordan Pierce becomes the program's first All-Mid-South Conference performer and Mason Chambers and Caleb Ginnings were voted Second Team All-Mid-South Conference, as announced by the league office Tuesday morning


Women's Tennis

Switzerland's Leisibach signs with CU tennis

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's tennis coach Karen Martinez announced the addition of Alexsandra Leisibach to the 2020-21 signing class.


Women's Cross Country

Lebanon local India Mastin signs with Phoenix Cross Country

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Lebanon local India Mastin to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic year.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis inks transfer from Bethel

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's tennis coach Karen Martinez announced the signing of Bethel University transfer and Sao Paulo, Brazil native Marcela Donatoni to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic year.


Softball

Nicky Yancy signs with Phoenix Softball

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of LaFayette, Ga., native Nicky Yancy to scholarship papers this week for the 2020-21 academic year.


Women's Volleyball, General

Healthcare Hero Spotlight: McCrea Barney

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Former Cumberland University women's volleyball player McCrea Barney has transitioned from the volleyball court to the healthcare field fighting one of the toughest pandemics the world has seen in 100 years.


Men's Golf

Sweden's Will Samuelsson signs with Men's Golf

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland golf coach Rich Williams announced the signing of Stockholm, Sweden native, Will Samuelsson to scholarship papers this week for the 2020-21 academic year.


Baseball, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Men's Track & Field, Men's Volleyball, Women's Golf, Women's Tennis, Women's Track & Field, General, Headlines

Cumberland University gives Relief to their Student-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn.--On March 16, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) called to cancel all spring sports as the threat of the coronavirus spread throughout the country. Many spring athletes may have played their last collegiate game without knowing it, but the NAIA is granting relief to give athletes one more season of competition if they choose so.


Men's Golf

England's Christian Lindgreen signs with CU Men's Golf

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University golf coach Rich Williams announced the addition of Christian Lindgreen to the men's golf program for 2020-21.


Women's Golf

Nathalie Nutu inks with Women's Golf

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University golf coach Rich Williams announced the addition of Nathalie Nutu to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic year.


Women's Golf

Ida Furuheim signs with Women's Golf

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University golf coach Rich Williams announced the signing of Ida Furuheim to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic year.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf adds Emma Hermansson

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University golf coach Rich Williams announced the addition of Emma Hermansson to the 2020-21 signing class.


Men's Basketball

Duke earns NAIA All-American honors

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's basketball standout Jalen Duke added NAIA All-American accolades to his list of accomplishments in his one season with the Phoenix, announced by the national office on Thursday.


Men's Cross Country

Men's Cross Country and Track adds Ethan Rhoden

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the addition of Ethan Rhoden to the 2020-21 signing class.


Baseball, Football, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Men's Track & Field, Men's Volleyball, Softball, Women's Golf, Women's Tennis, Women's Track & Field, General, Headlines

Cumberland Cancels All Spring 2020 Sports

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University athletics in conjuction with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced today that it is cancelling the spring 2020 sports season, effective immediately.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix Fall to the Warriors, 3-2

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.- After being ahead two sets, the Phoenix fell to the Webber International Warriors, 3-2.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix Fall Short to Tigers, 3-1

CAMPBELSVILLE, Ky.- The Phoenix fought down to the wire but came up short as they fell to #2 Ranked Campbellsville Tigers, 3-1.


General

Mid-South Conference suspends regular-season play through March

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Mid-South Conference officials announced today the suspension of all athletic events through the end of March.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis drops a 6-1 match to Southwestern College

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andres Ricaurte won his singles match in two sets and Til-Felix Bochnia lost in three sets in Cumberland’s 6-1 defeat against Southwestern College.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis sweeps Southwestern College

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won all three doubles matches and lost just one set in six singles outings, as the Phoenix swept Southwestern College, 7-0, in women’s tennis action Wednesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Baseball

No. 5 Tennessee Wesleyan downs Cumberland

ATHENS, Tenn.--Tennessee Wesleyan University used big innings to take a 12-2 victory as the Bulldogs scored three times in the first to set the tone for the game.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis receiving votes in latest Top 25 Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis remain just outside the top 25 receiving votes in the NAIA Coaches' Top 25 Poll, released today by the national office.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis drops out of the Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Men’s tennis dropped out of the NAIA Coaches' Top 25 Poll, but are sitting just outside with 52 voting points released today by the national office.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Three qualify for NAIA Marathon Event

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Three Phoenix student-athletes earned bids for the 2020 NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships that will be held in Gulf Shores, Ala., from May 20th-22nd for their performances in the Tom King Classic Half Marathon little over a week ago in Nashville.


Football

Cumberland to host 30-year reunion for 1990 football team

LEBANON, Tenn.- Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announces that Cumberland University will be hosting a reunion for the 1990 football team. 2020 marks 30 years since the program was restarted in 1990.


Baseball

Tuesday baseball game with Bryan canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball game scheduled for Tuesday versus the 18th-ranked Bryan College has been canceled due to the incoming forecast of heavy rain in the middle Tennessee area.


Baseball

Morgan earns MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland's Josh Morgan was voted Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of the Week after batting .538 with two home runs, seven hits and 10 RBIs in three games for the Phoenix, as announced by the league office Monday.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis fall to No. 15 LSU Alexandria

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's tennis drops home match with No. 15 LSU Alexandria.


Baseball

Cumberland holds on to beat Shawnee State, 13-10

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio--Cumberland came out hot putting up five runs in the first and third inning, but Shawnee State charged back into the game with a pair of four run innings. Josh Morgan hit a two-run homer for insurance in the top of the ninth as the Phoenix hold on for a 13-10 win.


Baseball

Phoenix split one run games with Shawnee State

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio--Cumberland University baseball played their first games since the tornado came through Middle Tennessee early Tuesday morning splitting a pair of one run games with conference rival Shawnee State.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Phoenix close 2020 NAIA Indoor Championships

BROOKINGS, S.D.--Phoenix student-athletes made strong performances on the final day of the 2020 NAIA Indoor National Championships, bringing home three third places, two sixth places, and one seventh.


Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball Splits Saturday Matches

LEBANON, Tenn- The Phoenix were able to split matches on Saturday, as they defeated Lawrence Tech, 3-0, but fell to Aquinas College, 3-0.


Wrestling

Walton finishes third and Depiazza seventh in NAIA National Championship

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland sophomore Nathan Walton placed third and junior heavyweight Patrick Depiazza finishes seventh for the Phoenix on the final day of the 63rd Annual NAIA Wrestling Championships in Wichita, Kansas.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf remains No. 12 in NAIA Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland women’s golf stays at No. 12 in the NAIA Coaches' Top 25 Poll that was released on Friday by the national office.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf drops three spots to No. 19 in latest polls

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland men's golf moved down three positions to No. 19 in the NAIA Coaches Top 25 Poll released by the national office on Friday.


Men's Basketball

Duke named First Team All Mid-South Conference

LEBANON, Tenn.- Senior guard Jalen Duke garners Men's Basketball Mid-South Conference First Team honors as announced by the league office at the conference banquet in Bowling Green this evening.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Three Phoenix will compete in the NAIA National Championship Finals

BROOKINGS, SD,- Tyler Williams, Kanellar Carney, and Maria Bangala all marked their spots in the finals of the NAIA National Championship.


Wrestling

NAIA Nationals Day One

WICHITA, Kansas-- Nathan Walton and Patrick Depiazza both had great days to start the 2020 NAIA National Championship, making it to the second day of competition to ensure a placing.


Women's Basketball

Watson garners Mid-South Conference Second Team

LEBANON, Tenn.- Senior guard Kerrice Watson garners Women's Basketball Mid-South Conference Second Team honors as announced by the league office at the conference banquet in Bowling Green.


Men's Volleyball

The Phoenix Fought down to the wire to win 3-2 against the Midway Eagles

MIDWAY, Ky.- The Phoenix fought down to the wire and were able to defeat the Midway University Eagles after being down two sets, 3-2.


Men's Basketball

Life holds on to beat CU after a late rally in the MSC Tournament

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland fought hard to overcome a 13 point deficit in the second half, but ultimately fell just short as Life wins 69-64.


Women's Basketball

Life University eliminates Phoenix women in First Round of the MSC Tournament

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland women’s basketball loses at Life University in the First Round of the Mid-South Conference Tournament to end the Phoenix 2019-20 campaign. The Running Eagles used a 20-0 run to start the fourth quarter to put the game away.


Women's Golf

Phoenix second at Georgetown College Invitational

GULF SHORES, Ala.--All of Cumberland's golfers sit in the individual top-25 after one day of the Georgetown College Invitational, placing second as a team with a 29-over-par, 317, in women's golf action today.


Men's Golf

Phoenix 4th after first day of Georgetown College Invitational

GULF SHORES, Ala.--Two Cumberland golfers ranked in the top-10 individually, the Phoenix sitting six strokes off the lead after the first round of the Georgetown College Invitational with a 21-over-par, 309 at The Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club today. Course conditions were perfect, but small landing areas from the tee and tough greens kept low scorers in check.


Baseball

Phoenix pound out 19-9 win over Indiana-Wesleyan

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland bats came alive as the Phoenix hit five home runs and pounded out 17 hits in a run rule victory over Indiana Wesleyan to split the weekend series.


Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball set to host Life in MSC First Round on Tuesday

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland Men's basketball will at home on Tuesday, March 3rd to host Life University at 7:00 p.m. central time in the First Round of the Mid-South Conference Tournament.


Men's Tennis

Phoenix take two more losses on day two of Middle Georgia Spring Invitational

MACON, Ga.--It was a hard day in tennis action for the Phoenix, being swept in straight matches against top-ranked Georgia Gwinnett and Emory University Saturday to end the Middle Georgia Spring Invitational.


Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball set to play Life in MSC First Round on Monday

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland women's basketball will travel to Marietta, Georgia tomorrow to take on Life University at 5:00 p.m. central time in the First Round of the Mid-South Conference Tournament.


Men's Basketball

No. 18 Thomas More defeats Cumberland on Senior Day, 70-65

LEBANON, Tenn.- No. 18 Thomas More spoils Senior Day for Cumberland with a 70-65 victory at the Dallas Floyd. Cumberland honored Demari Davis, Jalen Duke and Brandon Levier pregame for their time at Cumberland.


Baseball

Phoenix drop two to Wildcats, 5-4 and 15-5

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Phoenix failed to keep up with the Indiana Wesleyan bats, dropping both of today’s games, 5-4 and 15-5, in Woody Hunt Stadium-Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix fall on senior night after sending No. 22 Thomas More to overtime

LEBANON, Tenn.- Phoenix came alive in the fourth quarter to overcome a 52-41 lead and send it to overtime. The Saints edged the Phoenix in overtime winning, 78-67.


Baseball

Big innings propel the Phoenix to a run rule victory over Indiana Wesleyan

LEBANON, Tenn.- Phoenix use big innings to take game one of the four game series. Cumberland was walked 12 times in the game and capitalized on errors by the Wildcats to win 14-3 in the seventh inning by run rule.


Men's Tennis

Phoenix drop two at Middle Georgia Spring Invitational

MACON, Ga.--The Phoenix faced eighth-ranked Point and SCAD today in men's tennis action in the Middle Georgia Spring Invitational, dropping both matches.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix take No. 2 Georgetown to the wire

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland men’s hoops gave No. 2 Georgetown all they can handle, but the Tigers pulled out the victory in the second half, 82-74.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix take overtime thriller, 88-80, over Tigers

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Mackenzie Trouten matched her career high in points with 24, as the Phoenix pulled out an overtime nail biter, 88-80, against conference foe Georgetown College tonight in Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis inks transfer

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Phoenix head men's tennis coach Thiago Lins announced the signing of Briancon, France native Sacha Colomban as a transfer for the 2020-21 season today.


Baseball, General

Hunt receives highest honor at National Football Foundation Awards Banquet

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University head baseball coach Woody Hunt honored with the Fred Russell Distinguished American Award at the 54th Annual Awards Banquet of the Middle Tennessee Chapter National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame, Inc. held at the Franklin Marriott in Cool Springs.


Men's Track & Field

Men's T&F No. 22 in Week 5 Ratings

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland University's men's indoor track and field moved up two spots to No. 22 in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Indoor National Rating Index.


Women's Track & Field

Women's T&F up six spots to No. 19 in latest ratings

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland University's Women's indoor track and field moved up six spots to No. 19, after being at No. 25 in the last U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Indoor National Rating Index.


Football

Cumberland announces 2020 football Schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announces the 2020 football schedule this week, which includes five home games and two contests against team's that made it to the NAIA National Quarterfinals or better.


Men's Tennis

Phoenix Men drop to #24 in Recent Polls

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Men’s tennis dropped to #24 in the latest NAIA Coaches' Top 25 Poll, released today by the national office.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix Fall out of Top 25 in recent polls

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis dropped out of the top 25 and is now receiving votes (46) in the latest NAIA Coaches' Top 25 Poll, released today by the national office.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix Defeat Saints in Conference Match, 3-1

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.- The Cumberland Phoenix were able to pull off a 3-1 victory against conference opponent, the Thomas More University Saints.


Softball

Phoenix take second loss of season today, 8-6

LEBANON, Tenn.--The Phoenix played Bryan College in an afternoon home doubleheader, losing the first game 8-6 behind a huge third inning by the Lions before the second game had to be canceled due to darkness. The game's where originally scheduled to be played at Bryan, but because of wet field conditions the series was moved to Lebanon.


Baseball

Phoenix fall to No. 22 IU-Southeast 8-6

LEBANON, Tenn. - Phoenix rally to tie the game in the fifth inning, but IU-Southeast pushed to across to runs in the eighth for a 8-6 loss at Ernest L. Stockton field.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Splits pair of Weekend Matches

LEBANON, Tenn.-- #23 Cumberland Women’s Tennis team split matches this weekend as they fell to #19 SCAD 5-2, and won against Florida National University, 4-0.


Men's Track & Field

Williams Named Mid-South Track Athlete of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland’s Tyler Williams was voted Mid-South Conference Men’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week as announced by the league office today.


Women's Golf

Valverde garners her second MSC Women's Golfer of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn- Cumberland senior Raquel Romero Valverde finished tied for eighth place in the Championsgate Preview, garnering Mid-South Conference Women's Golf Player of the Week accolades, as announced by the league office.


Men's Track & Field

Ndebele Records Second Mid-South Field Athlete of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland’s Nene Ndebele was voted Mid-South Conference Men’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week as announced by the league office today.


Men's Golf

Walker named Men's Golfer of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland freshman Isaac Walked was named Mid-South Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week on Monday after his performance at the Champions Gate Spring Invitational on February 17-18.


Men's Volleyball

Pierce named MSC Setter of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland’s Jordan Pierce earned Mid-South Conference Men’s Volleyball Setter of the Week accolades after the Phoenix won two matches, as announced Monday by the league office.


Wrestling

Walton wins 174, Depiazza and Remilliard place fifth at MSC Tournament

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland sophomore Nathan Walton wins the 174 weight class and Patrick Depiazza and Esteban Remillard placed fifth in their respective weight class at the 2020 Mid-South Conference Tournament on Saturday in Bowling Green.


Men's Volleyball

Cumberland Sweeps Milligan College, 3-0

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn.- The Cumberland Phoenix were able to complete a 3-0 sweep against Milligan College in today’s matchup.


Women's Track & Field

Women's T&F Place 2nd in MSC Championship

DEFIANCE, Ohio- The Cumberland Women’s Track and Field placed 2nd with 158 points, in the Mid-South Conference Championship this weekend in Defiance, Ohio.


Men's Track & Field

Men's T&F Place 2nd in MSC Championship

DEFIANCE, Ohio- The Cumberland Men’s Track and Field placed 2nd with 143 points, in the Mid-South Conference Championship this weekend in Defiance, Ohio.


Baseball

Phoenix finish 3-1 on the weekend against the Saints

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Phoenix ended the weekend by going 3-1 against the St. Francis Fighting Saints, after going 2-0 in today’s matchup.


Men's Basketball

Life uses a strong second half to beat Cumberland, 82-70

MARIETTA, Ga.- Life uses a strong second half to pull away from the Phoenix on their senior night, 82-70.


Softball

Phoenix complete sweep of Titans with 3-1 and 3-2 wins

LEBANON, Tenn.-- On a day that runs came at a premium, the Phoenix pulled out two tight victories over Indiana-South Bend, 3-1 and 3-2, in softball action today within the friendly confines of Billy Dee Ross Stadium.


Women's Basketball

Life routs Cumberland in final regular season away game

MARIETTA, Ga.- Phoenix suffered a 26 point loss in their final regular season away game, solidifying the nine-seed in the conference tournament. CU will have to go on the road for the play-in game to go to the Mid-South Conference Tournament in Bowling Green.


Women's Track & Field

Women's T&F Record 11 Top Five Finishes in Day One of MSC Championship

DEFIANCE, Ohio- The Women’s Track and Field recorded three 1st place finishes and eight top five finishes, while currently sitting at 2nd place after day one of the Mid-South Conference Championship.


Men's Track & Field

Men's T&F Record 6 Top Five Finishes in Day One of MSC Championship

DEFIANCE, Ohio- Men’s Track and Field recorded two first place finishes and four top five finishes, while currently sitting at third place in day one of the Mid-South Conference Championship.


Wrestling

Walton, Antcliffe continue on in championship rounds

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomre Nathan Walton and freshman Austin Antcliffe are both still competing in the championship round after day one. While Keshawn Laws, Jacob Andrews, Esteban Remilliard, Terrance Clayton, Thierry Jean-Baptiste, Brett Clark, Champ Leddon and Patrick Depiazza have all picked up one loss, but are still competing for the chance to win third place.


Softball

Phoenix down Titans twice, 8-0 and 3-2

LEBANON, Tenn.--The Phoenix improved their season totals, getting two wins over Indiana-South Bend today in Billy Dee Ross stadium in large part due to outhitting the Titans nearly 2-to-1.


Baseball

Alvarez's dominant performance on the mound propels Phoenix to doubleheader split

LEBANON, Tenn.- Phoenix struggled in game one at the plate, but bounced back in game two for a 8-0 shutout victory against St. Francis. Daniel Alvarez dominated game two picking up 10 strikeouts and facing just one batter over the minimum.


Men's Bowling

Peyton Bell and Jarred Bradshaw claim MSC Doubles Championship

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Peyton Bell and Jared Bradshaw claimed the Mid-South Conference Doubles Championship on Thursday.


Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball Sweeps Bluefield, 3-0

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Cumberland Phoenix were able to sweep the Bluefield Rams 3-0, at today’s match in Bluefield Virginia.


Men's Bowling

Bell, Charlton named Academic All-Mid-South

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Peyton Bell and sophomore Matthew Charlton earned Academic All-Mid-South Conference honors for bowling, as announced by the league office during the conference banquet last night in Bowling Green, Ky.


General

Coach Walters to be inducted into his hometown's Hall of Fame

LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland University Assistant Athletic Director Mitch Walters has been selected for induction into the Tioga County Sports Hall of Fame. The induction banquet and ceremonies will take place March 28th in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania.


Women's Golf

Romero ties for eighth at Champions Gate

ORLANDO, Fla.--The Phoenix played shorthanded again today at the Champions Gate Invitational, Raquel Romero Valverde and Maria Pilar Scenna competing individually.


Cheerleading

Phoenix All Girl Stunt team wins at Mid-South Conference Championship

BOWLING GREEN, KY.- The Cumberland cheerleading team finished sixth in the Mid-South Conference Championship Saturday at Bowling Green High School. The Phoenix were able to place first in the All Girl Stunt with a score of 154.4.


Men's Golf

Phoenix finish seventh at Champions Gate

ORLANDO, Fla.-- The Phoenix men's golf team closed out the Champions Gate Spring Invitational today, Adrian Steeger providing the low round for the team today, but Cumberland stayed at the back of the pack with a 31-over 319.


Football

Football Spring Game set for April 4th

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland football begins their spring practice on Tuesday, February 25th at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Women's Golf

Shorthanded Phoenix competing at Champions Gate

ORLANDO, Fla.--The Phoenix were shorthanded due to illness at the Champions Gate Spring Invitational, so Cumberland's golfers competed individually, but they made the most of their rounds to put up competitive scores.


Men's Golf

Phoenix seventh after day one of Champions Gate

ORLANDO, Fla.-- Cumberland men's golf hit a snag on the opening day of the Champions Gate Spring Invitational, leaving the first 36 holes in seventh place out of seven teams with a 64-over-par 640.


Softball

Graham named MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland made a clean sweep of the softball Mid-South Conference weekly honors, as the conference office announced that Tyra Graham was voted the Player of the Week for her play in the season opening four-game series against Bluefield this weekend.


Softball

Clark takes MSC Pitcher of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn.--After her first weekend playing for the Phoenix, Pinckneyville, Ill., native Mariah Clark has already started to bring in the accolades, earning Mid-South Conference Pitcher of the Week honors for her efforts against Bluefield College.


Football

Trollinger Named MVP in Senior Bowl

LEBANON, Tenn-. Malik Trollinger was named Team Captain and Defensive MVP in the North and South Senior Bowl that took place in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.


Women's Volleyball

Vadakin steps into women's volleyball head coach role

LEBANON, Tenn.- After having spent the previous four seasons with the Phoenix as an assistant, beginning today Hannah Vadakin steps into her new role as the next head coach for Cumberland University women’s volleyball.


Softball

Phoenix split on day two of series against Bluefield

LEBANON, Tenn.--The Phoenix ran through the Rams in the first game of the day, 8-4, before taking their first loss of the season in the second game of today's double-header, 14-2, in softball action in Billy Dee Ross Stadium.


Baseball

Hatcher throws a gem in game two against Madonna

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland University baseball lost game one of the double header to No. 10 Oklahoma City, but bounced back for a 2-0 shutout over Madonna behind a complete game from James Hatcher.


Softball

Phoenix start season with two wins over Bluefield

LEBANON, Tenn.The Phoenix started their season on a high note today, taking two straight wins over Bluefield College in front of a good crowd in Billy Dee Ross Stadium.


Baseball

Phoenix walk-off No. 10 Oklahoma City for Coach Hunt's 1,600 career win

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland trailed 7-4 with two outs and no one on and rallied to score three runs in the bottom of the seventh to send it to extras. The Phoenix walked off No. 10 Oklahoma City in the bottom of the eight on a throwing error to give Coach Hunt his 1,600 victory.


Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball falls to St. Andrew, 3-2

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Phoenix fell to the St. Andrew Knights in five sets, losing 3-2, on Saturday in Laurenburg, N.C.


Men's Basketball

No. 22 Shawnee State stifles the Phoenix offense

LEBANON, Tenn.- Kyree Elder erupted for 28 points for No. 22 Shawnee State as the Bears defeat the Phoenix at home, 83-55.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix upset bid falls short as No. 9 Shawnee State takes over in the fourth

LEBANON, Tenn.- Phoenix women’s hoops had No. 9 Shawnee State on the ropes until the Bears took over in the fourth quarter, 74-54.


Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball Falls to Reinhardt, 3-1

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Cumberland Phoenix fell to the Reinhardt University Eagles, 3-1 on Friday night in Lawrenceburg N.C.


Men's Basketball

Strong finish leads Phoenix to a win over Pikeville, 75-67

LEBANON, Tenn.- Phoenix have four players in double figures as they win a thriller over Pikeville, 75-67.


Women's Basketball

Cumberland comes up short versus Bears in fourth, 64-51

LEBANON, Tenn.--Despite jumping out to as much as an 11 point advantage in the second half, Cumberland was unable to hold on as it fell to conference foe University of Pikeville, 64-51, tonight in Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Tennis

Phoenix Men Move to No. 14 in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Men’s tennis moved up one spot to No. 14 in the latest NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Wednesday by the national office.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix drop to 23rd in recent poll

LEBANON, Tenn.--The NAIA national offices released the first Women's Tennis Coaches' Top-25 poll of the season today, the Phoenix placing 23rd.


Men's Bowling

Phoenix Finish 13th in Indianapolis Classic

INDIANAPOLIS, In.- Cumberland Men’s Bowling finished 13th out of 19 teams, this weekend at the MSC Indianapolis Collegiate Classic.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis falls to RV Tennessee Wesleyan

LEBANON, Tenn.- No. 21 Cumberland women's tennis was defeated by Tennessee Wesleyan on Sunday afternoon, 5-2.


Baseball

Phoenix suffer sweep at #12 LSU-Shreveport

STERLINGTON, La.--The Phoenix dropped both games against 12th-ranked LSU-Shreveport today, giving the Pilots the series sweep on the opening weekend of play for the baseball team.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix lose a second half showdown with No. 13 Cumberlands

WILLAMSBURG, Ky.- No. 13 the University of the Cumberlands held on to defeat the Phoenix despite 20 point performances by Jalen Duke and TJ Stargell.


Women's Basketball

Slow start dooms the Phoenix versus the Cumberlands, 69-42

WILLAMSBURG, Ky.- Phoenix started off the game slow and could not find their rhythm offensively as the Patriots win, 69-42.


Baseball

No. 12 LSU-Shreveport spoils Phoenix season opener

STERLINGTON, La.- LSU-Shreveport took two games from Cumberland today as they swung red hot bats banging out 26 runs and 34 hits in the two games.


Football

30 added on Signing Day 2020

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland head football coach Tim Mathis announced the list of 31 commitments and signees for the 2020 recruiting class today to end the signing day festivities.


Wrestling

Cumberland still receiving votes in most recent Wrestling poll

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The NAIA offices released the second to last Coaches Top-20 poll of the 2019-20 season today, Cumberland maintaining its spot as receiving votes just four votes removed from 20th.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix Sweep Eagles in Conference Match

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Phoenix were able to post a 3-0 victory over conference opponent Midway University at the Dallas Floyd Arena on Wednesday night.


Women's Track & Field

Women's Track and Field Move to #19 in NAIA rankings

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland University's Women's indoor track and field moved up to number 19, after being right outside the top 25 at 26 two weeks ago, in the NAIA according to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Indoor National Rating Index that was released by the association Wednesday.


Men's Track & Field

Men's T&F move up Two Spots to No. 20 in Latest USTFCCCA Ratings

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland University's men's indoor track and field team move up to number 20 in the second installment of the NAIA U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Indoor National Rating Index, released by the association today.


Men's Volleyball

Cumberland falls to #2 ranked Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Phoenix fell to conference opponent #2-ranked Campbellsville University Tigers, losing the match, 3-0.


Softball

Softball adds Adkins

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Phoenix softball coach Heather Stanfill declared the addition of LaFayette High School Senior, Sam Adkins, for the 2021 campaign.


Women's Track & Field

Carney and Groce dominate at the Tiger Indoor Invitational

SEWANEE, Tenn.- Freshman Karnella Carney won the High Jump and finished second in two other events. Freshman Abby Groce won the triple jump handily at the Tiger Indoor Invitational on Saturday.


Men's Basketball

Campbellsville sweeps the season series with Cumberland, 73-65

LEBANON, Tenn.- Campbellsville simply outpaces the Phoenix at home, sweeping the season series, 73-65.


Men's Volleyball

The Phoenix go 1-2 in Day Two of the Thomas More Classic

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Phoenix came up short against Reinhardt University and Midway University, losing both 3-0, but were able to pull off the 3-0 sweep against Thomas More in Day Two of the Thomas More Classic in Crestview Hills, KY.


Women's Basketball

Cumberland unable to keep up with #2 Campbellsville, 81-49

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Kerrice Watson shot perfectly from the floor and tied for the game high in points, 16, but Cumberland failed to withstand the offensive onslaught and press defense of second-ranked Campbellsville today in Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena, losing 81-49.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix Fall Short in Day One of the Thomas More Classic

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Phoenix fell short in Day One of the Thomas More Classic as they lost to Siena Heights in three sets.


Men's Basketball

Lindsey Wilson pulls away from Cumberland in the second half, 67-60

COLUMBIA, Ky.- Lindsey Wilson avoids the season sweep from Cumberland with a strong second half performance from Brooks and the Blue Raiders, outscoring Cumberland 35-28.


Wrestling

#3 Running Eagles outpace Phoenix, 24-19

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Phoenix kept it close against highly ranked, conference foe No. 3 Life University tonight in wrestling action at home in Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena, losing 24-19.


Women's Basketball

No. 14 Lindsey Wilson too much for Phoenix women's basketball

COLUMBIA, Ky.- The 14-ranked Lindsey Wilson was too much for the Phoenix as Cumberland was held to 40 points, the first time Cumberland has been held to 40 or less points since February 18, 2018 against No. 2 Shawnee State.


Men's Track & Field

Men's Track & Field 22nd in Week One USTFCCCA National Ratings

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland University's men's indoor track and field team found themselves as the number 22 team in the NAIA according to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Indoor National Rating Index that was released by the association Wednesday.


Softball

Softball signs Springfield's Peach

LEBANON, Tenn.Cumberland softball head coach Heather Stanfill has announced the addition of Abbie Peach for the 2021 season.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Phoenix Record Nine Top Ten Finishes in Invitational

Birmingham, Ala.- The Phoenix traveled to Birmingham, Alabama to compete in the KMS Invitational, where a new school record was set in the 3000 meter dash by Sasha Petrova.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix win a nail biter at home, 74-71

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland made big plays down the stretch to retake the lead with just over two minutes left and hold on to until the final buzzer, 74-71.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix outlast Running Eagles in 94-90 OT thriller

LEBANON, Tenn.--The Phoenix and Running Eagles fought back and forth in a tightly contested, high scoring affair, but Kerrice Watson's career-high matching 24 points and Britany Miller's double-double as well as clutch play down the stretch was just enough to grab a conference victory, 94-90, today in Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix Split Matches in Day Two of Viking Invitational

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Phoenix were able to split games in day two of the Viking Invitational by defeating the Lincoln College Lynx 3-0, but coming up short against to the #10 Ottawa University Braves, 0-3.


Wrestling

#10 Fire too hot for Phoenix, 32-10

LAKELAND, Fla.--The Phoenix came up short against tenth-ranked Southeastern in the second to last dual match of the wrestling regular season this morning, 32-10, in The Fire Pit in Lakeland, Fla.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix Fall Short in Day One of Viking Invitational

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Phoenix fell short in day one of the Viking invitational in Marshall, MO by losing to Park University Pirates, 3-0 and Missouri Baptist Knights, 3-0.


Men's Basketball

Duke and Ridley combine for 51 in Phoenix road win

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.- Jalen Duke and Aaron Ridley took over tonight's game with the Oakwood Ambassadors to hold on for a 69-61 win.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix dominate Ambassadors in non-conference action

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.- Cumberland University routed Oakwood, 89-51, in non-conference action for the Phoenix.


Men's Volleyball

Cumberland earns quick 3-0 win over Milligan

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland Men’s Volleyball dominated in home play against Milligan College with 3-0 win.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis No. 21 in Preseason NAIA Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.--The NAIA released the 2020 Women's Tennis Coaches' Top 25 Preseason Poll ranking the Phoenix No. 21 in the polls, announced by the NAIA today.


Men's Tennis

Phoenix enter 2020 season ranked 15th

LEBANON, Tenn.--The NAIA's governing body in Kansas City, Mo., released the 2020 Men's Tennis Coaches' Top 25 Preseason Poll Wednesday afternoon, Cumberland ranking 15th after ending the 2019 campaign 16th.


Baseball

Cumberland baseball's annual dinner and auction is set for Jan. 30

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball will host its annual Dinner and Auction at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 30 in the Benton Jennings Center on the CU campus. During the dinner, the Phoenix will honor Assistant Athletic Director and Baseball Radio Broadcaster Mitch Walters.


Men's Track & Field

Ndebele named Mid-South Conference Field Athlete of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland’s Nene Ndebele was voted Mid-South Conference Men’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week as announced by the league office today.


Men's Track & Field

Men's Track&Field place 4th in Showdown

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Men’s Track and Field posted 50 points to help them place 4th out of 14 teams in the Emory Crossplex Showdown on Sunday, January 19th in Birmingham, Ala.


Women's Track & Field

Women's Track&Field place 6th in Showdown

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Women’s Track and Field posted 52 points to help them place 6th out of 16 teams in the Emory Crossplex Showdown on Sunday, January 19th in Birmingham, Ala.


Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball Split in Final Day of Cumberland Classic

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Phoenix split on day two of the Cumberland classic as they were able to record a sweep against Judson University but came up short against Lourdes College Wolves, as the Wolves won the match in three sets.


Women's Tennis

Belmont sweeps Cumberland women's tennis

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- Belmont swept the doubles and won all six singles outings in straight sets in a 7-0 victory over Cumberland in women’s tennis action Saturday in Nashville.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix finish tough week with a loss at No. 1 Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, Ky.- The No. 1 team in the NAIA, Georgetown showed Cumberland why they were the highest ranked team from the opening tip. The Tigers shot 65% from the field and hit 15 threes against Cumberland to take the victory in conference action, 116-74.


Women's Basketball

Women's hoops loses a heartbreaker to Georgetown, 78-75

GEORGETOWN, Ky.- Cumberland and Georgetown went neck and neck in the fourth quarter trading baskets the entire way down the stretch until the Tigers found Michaela Kennedy on the right wing for a three ball with two seconds left to win, 78-75.


Wrestling

Three Phoenix wrestlers rank at Missouri Valley Invite

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland made a strong showing at the Missouri Valley Invitational in Marshall, Mo., scoring well enough to rank 14th in 48 team which included many of the best squads in the NAIA. The high ranker for the Phoenix was Nathan Walton, finishing third at 174, while Keshawn Laws (141) and Carter Cox (125) rounded out the placers for the Phoenix at sixth and eighth in their weight classes, respectively.


Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball Split in Day One of Cumberland Classic

LEBANON, Tenn.- Christian Lester posted 16 kills, Mason Chambers collected 15, Brian Hogg registered 27 assists and 10 digs and Jordan Pierce with 21 assist in Cumberland’s 3-2 victory over Indiana Tech for the first match of the season in the Phoenix Men’s Volleyball Classic in Lebanon, Tennessee.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix women's tennis selected second in MSC Preseason Polls

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis recieved 37 votinig points, good enough for a three-way tie for second place, in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll announced today by the league office.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis second in MSC preseason poll

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland enters the Spring 2020 men's tennis season favored to finish second behind Lindsey Wilson in the Mid-South Conference Coaches' Preseason poll, as announced today by the conference office.


Men's Basketball

Late scoring drought dooms Phoenix versus Thomas More, 60-57

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.- The Phoenix had an eight point lead with four minutes to play, but CU fell into a scoring drought that allowed Thomas More to take the lead late and get their first Mid-South Conference win, 60-57.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix come up short to Thomas More, 73-62

LEBANON, Tenn.- Katherine Griffith had a career-high 21 points, but Thomas More’s Courtney Hurst went for 24 points and the Saints hit their free throws late to defeat the Phoenix, 73-62.


Baseball

Phoenix announce baseball radio broadcast schedule for 2020 season

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Director of Athletics, Ron Pavan has announced the Cumberland baseball radio broadcast schedule for the 2020 season, counting 40 regular season games over the course of 27 dates via radio and five dates through the internet. The schedule includes all of the home contests and every conference meeting whether home or away this Spring.


Women's Cross Country

Women's XC inks Germany Native

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Gondelsheim, Germany, native Milena Stippinger to scholarship papers this week for the 2020-21 academic year.


Women's Volleyball

Women's volleyball adds Indiana native

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's volleyball has announced the signing of Faith Weitzel for the 2020 Fall season.


General

2019 All-Wilson County Football Team

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Wilson Post announced its' 5th annual All-Wilson County Football Team with an awards breakfast Saturday, Jan. 11 at Cumberland University's Baird Chapel.


Wrestling

Wrestling defeats Kentucky Wesleyan 30-15 in home opener

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland wrestling defeated Kentucky Wesleyan 30-15 in their first home match of the year.


Women's Volleyball

Slaughter resigns as Women's Volleyball coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter has resigned as head coach effective February 16th. Assistant coach Hannah Vadakin will step in as the program’s new head coach.


Women's Track & Field

Bangala Wins Women's Indoor Mid-South Athlete of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland’s Johanna Bangala, was voted Mid-South Conference Women’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week as announced on Monday by the league office.


General

Crockett named Assistant Athletic Director

LEBANON, Tenn.- Sheila Crockett has been named Cumberland University's next Assistant Athletic Director, announced by Director of Athletics Ron Pavan on Monday morning. Crockett has spent the last 17 years at King University and will train under current Assistant Athletic Director Mitch Walters for one semester in the fall before Walters ' retires at the conclusion of 2020.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Cumberland records 11 Top Five finishes in Invitational

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn.- The Cumberland Track and Field competed in the indoor season on Friday and Saturday, competing inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center at the ETSU Track and Field Invitational.


Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball selected fourth in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland University men's volleyball was selected fourth in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Poll released earlier this week by the league office.


Women's Volleyball

Women's volleyball adds incoming Freshman

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's volleyball announced the signing of Karrigan Bludworth for the 2020 season.


Wrestling

Walton, Antcliffe pick up three wins at the NWCA Duals

LOUISVILLE, Ky.- Cumberland wrestling dropped the first two matches against Top-5 opponents knocking them out of the duals early.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis adds transfer

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's tennis coach Karen Martinez announced the signing of Boguta, Columbia native Paula Coronado for the Spring 2020 season today.


Softball

Phoenix softball selected 5th in MSC Preseason Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland University softball was selected fifth in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll announced today by the league office.


Men's Basketball

Patriots pull away from the Phoenix late, 80-69

LEBANON, Tenn.- DeMari Davis went for 22 points and Jalen Duke posted another double-digit scoring night, but it was not enough as the Phoenix fell cold in the final five minutes of the game and dropped a conference loss to the University of the Cumberlands, 80-69.


Women's Basketball

Fourth quarter slumps spells 72-61 loss to Cumberlands for Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Phoenix recorded a season high 17 steals, a shocking seven of which came in the first quarter, but cold shooting down the stretch cost them a 72-61 loss at home against conference foe University of the Cumberlands Thursday night.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis signs two players at the break

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis coach Thiago Lins announced the signing of Lucas Roman and Arthur Dreillard to scholarship papers for the spring 2020 semester.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix take down No. 19 Lindsey Wilson, 63-60

LEBANON, Tenn.- Jalen Duke took over late in the game scoring 14 of his 20 points in the second half and TJ Stargell was sent to the line on two separate occasions in the final 14 seconds of the game and hit four clutch free throws in the 63-60 win over No. 19 Lindsey Wilson. This is Cumberland’s third straight home win versus Lindsey Wilson.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix fall short in fourth against No.14 Lindsey Wilson, 76-67

LEBANON, Tenn.--Katherine Griffith found success in the paint with 18 points while Kerrice Watson put together 16 on an excellent effort from behind the arc, but the Phoenix fell short in the fourth quarter to 14th-ranked Lindsey Wilson, 76-67, tonight in Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Phoenix record 19 Top Five finishes in the Ed Temple Classic

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Kalea Barnett and Josiah Scott both finished in top 4 in the shotput and top 6 for the weight throw while Ndebele Bumnene, Dylon Dishman and Tyler Williams placed top two in spring events for Cumberland track and Field Sunday at the Ed Temple Classic in Nashville, Tenn.


Men's Basketball

Campbellsville uses a strong second half to push past Phoenix, 81-59

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.- Tigers take off in the second half to defeat Cumberland 81-59 at Powell Athletic Center.


Women's Basketball

No. 1 Campbellsville too much for Phoenix, 86-58

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.- No. 1 Campbellsville proved to be too much for Cumberland in the 86-58 loss for CU at the Powell Athletic Center.


Wrestling

Phoenix take down Keiser, 45-3

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.- Cumberland defeats first-year team Keiser University in their inaugural home dual, 45-3.


Baseball, General, Headlines

Coach Hunt receives Robert E. "Ish" Smith Achievement Award

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- Cumberland head baseball caoch Woody Hunt was bestowed with the Robert E. "Ish" Smith Award at the NAIA Awards Recognition Luncheon in conjunction with the American Baseball Coaches' Association meetings at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville.


Men's Bowling

Bell named Mid-South Conference Bowler of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.- Peyton Bell has been selected as the Mid-South Conference Men's Bowler of the Week, conference officials announced.


Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball falls to Chattanooga in an exhibition game

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.- Phoenix hung around in the first half, but the Mocs took over in the second half as the Phoenix fall 72-42. The game is does not go on the win-loss record for Cumberland, but the Phoenix have dropped five straight games including three exhibition games versus Chattanooga, Murray State and Union.


Men's Basketball

Murray State routs Phoenix in an exhibition, 81-46

MURRAY, Ky.- Tevin Brown went for 24 points and Racer’s big men Demond Robinson and Anthony Smith added 16 and 15 a piece as Murray State routed Cumberland in an exhibition match for the Phoenix, 81-46.


Women's Basketball

Murray State race away from CU, 93-60

MURRAY, Ky.- Murray State defeats Cumberland 93-60 at CSFB Center in an exhibition game.


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Cumberland in third place for MSC President's Cup

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland Athletics sits in third place for the Mid-South Conference President's Cup after the completion of the fall sports. Cumberland is trailing Lindsey Wilson and University of the Cumberlands.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix close Florida trip with a 55-47 win over FMU

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla.- Cumberland women’s hoops staved off a late rally by Florida Memorial holding the Lions to two points in the final five minutes to seal the victory at FMU, 55-47.


Football, Headlines

Cumberland football players shine in NAIA Senior Classic

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland football had four players represent the Phoenix in the Inaugural Senior Football Classic held in Savannah, Georgia this past Saturday. Cumberland head coach Tim Mathis was at the helm for the East Squad.


Women's Soccer

Haddock and Hager earn United Soccer Coaches All-East Region Second Team

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland defender Sarah Haddock and forward Carla Hager earned United Soccer Coaches 2019 NAIA Women's All-East Region Second Team honors.


Men's Basketball

Duke's 30 points not enough as CU falls in OT

PULASKI, Tenn.- Jalen Duke dropped 30 points and Asher Blum hit two clutch free throws with 0.3 seconds on the clock to send it into overtime. The Phoenix fell just short as Duke took a three to win that went off the left iron as the clock ran out. Martin Methodist wins 74-72 in a hard fought game from the opening tip.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix lose heartbreaker to Johnson & Wales, 71-67

North Miami, Fla--Ashlyn Pittman led Cumberland with a season high 18 points, but the Phoenix lost in heartbreaking fashion in the final seconds of play, 71-67, on the road at Johnson and Wales University.


Men's Basketball

Union defeats Cumberland 75-60 in exhibition game

JACKSON, Tenn. – Union and Cumberland battled it out in the first half, but the Bulldogs pulled away in the second half for a 75-60 win over the Phoenix at Ford DeLay Gymnasium in an exhibition game.


Wrestling

Wrestling takes three of four at the Smokey Mountain Duals

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn- Phoenix wrestling takes two of three duals at the Smokey Mountain Duals in Pigeon Forge defeating Jamestown (N.D.) and Southwest Virginia Community College while losing the final match of the day to No. 2 Reinhardt (Ga.).


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Bathe garners Honorable Mention All-America

LEBANON, Tenn- Cumberland freshman Marie Bathe continues to collect accolades after her incredible first season. She garnered All-America Honorable Mention as announced today by the NAIA office.


Men's Cross Country

Men's Cross Country signs Beech's Luke Freeman

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Goodletsville, Tenn. native Luke Freeman to scholarship papers this week for the 2020-21 academic year.


Men's Bowling

Men's Bowling finish 4th at Thomas More Classic

ERLANGER, Ky.-- Cumberland men's bowling traveled to Kentucky this weekend for the Thomas More Classic, finishing fourth out of nine teams.


Men's Basketball

Duke named Mid-South Conference Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland’s Jalen Duke, was voted Mid-South Conference Basketball Player of the Week as announced on Monday by the league office.


Wrestling

Wrestling comes up short against Brewton-Parker, 20-19

MOUNT VERNON, Ga. -- Cumberland wrestling fell via criteria Saturday night in a dual match at Brewton-Parker College, 20-19.


Men's Basketball

No. 5 Pikeville remains undefeated beating CU 66-51

PIKEVILLE, Ky.- No. 5 Pikeville holds Cumberland scoreless in the first five minutes of the second half to put themselves in the driver's seat as they go on to beat Cumberland 66-51.


Women's Basketball

Cumberland struggles offensively vs Pikeville in 84-52 loss

PIKEVILLE, Ky.- Pikeville dialed up the pressure and forced Cumberland to have 23 turnovers as they cruise to victory on Saturday afternoon at the Appalachian Wireless Arena, 84- 52.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix come back to beat RV Shawnee State 77-74 in overtime

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio- Cumberland comes back after being down 14 with 9:45 left in the second half to win in overtime 77-74 in their first Mid-South Conference game of the season on the road versus Shawnee State. The win marks the first five game win streak since the beginning of the 2013-14 season.


Women's Basketball

No. 7 Shawnee State pulls away from the Phoenix in the second half, 77-69

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio- No. 7 Shawnee State pulls away from Cumberland in the fourth quarter for a 77-69 victory in Portsmouth, Ohio.


Men's Basketball

Big Second half gives Cumberland 85-63 win

LEBNAON, Tenn.- Cumberland exploded offensively in the second half, four players scoring in double digits, pulling away for a 83-65 victory over Oakwood University in the team’s last game of 2019 in Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Golf, Women's Golf

Cumberland unveils Spring 2020 golf schedules

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland golf head coach Rich Williams announced the schedules for his men's and women's programs for the Spring 2020 season today.


Wrestling

Phoenix wrestling splits dual matches at Campbellsville

CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY.- The Phoenix split dual matches this weekend at the Campbellsville Duals against West Virgina Tech and Campbellsville University.


Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball wins a battle over Fisk, 71-67

LEBANON, Tenn- Jalen Duke put the game on ice when the Phoenix drew up a play for him with 30 seconds remaining. Duke received the ball at the top of the key and made a power move toward the basket and hit a fade away jumper just outside the paint to beat Fisk, 71-67.


Women's Basketball

Winning streak snapped tonight against Martin Methodist, 75-59

LEBANON, Tenn.--Despite three players scoring in the double digits, the Phoenix came out slow offensively and were never able to catch back up, losing to Martin Methodist in Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena tonight, 75-59.


Women's Basketball

Miller named MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Britany Miller earned Mid-South Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Monday, registering three consecutive double-doubles this past week, as announced by the league office.


Wrestling

Cunningham, Fussell placed for the Phoenix in Tornado Open

BRISTOL, Tenn. - Cunningham placed 2nd and Fussell placed 4th for the Phoenix in the Tornado Open this past weekend in Bristol, Tennessee.


Women's Basketball

Cumberland caged the Bearcats in 71-52 Victory

Lebanon, Tenn. - Second half scoring allows the Phoenix to defeat the Bearcats, and finish out 2-0, this weekend at the Rosa Stokes Classic in the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer season ends with 2-0 loss to #3 Northwestern Ohio

LIMA, Ohio--The Phoenix women’s soccer season came to an end today in a 2-0 loss to the third ranked team in the nation, the NAIA Opening Round National Tournament host, Northwestern Ohio.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix run away from Voorhees in fourth, 72-52

LEBANON, Tenn.--Kerrice Watson exploded for 23 points as the Phoenix dismantled Vorhees to start the Rosa Stokes Memorial Classic tonight, 72-52, in Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Cross Country

Two Athletes represent Phoenix at NAIA National Championships

VANCOUVER, Wash.--Denis Kiplagat and Amber Mays represented the Phoenix today, competing in the NAIA Cross Country National Championship.


Women's Soccer

Jordan, Phoenix shutout Middle Georgia State in NAIA Opening Round

LIMA, Ohio- Katie Jordan provided the lone goal the Phoenix needed and Michaela Hawthorn and the CU defense pitched a shutout for the 1-0 Cumberland victory over Middle Georgia State in the NAIA Opening Round match.


Women's Volleyball

Perez signs with Women's Volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Women’s Volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Dickson, Tenn., native Maddie Perez to scholarship papers this week for the 2020-21 academic year.


Football

Six football players garner All Mid-South Conference Accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Sam Michael was voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division and Jace Capps, Kendall Johnson, Aaron White, Tony Bennett and Tyler Tate earned Second Team honors, as released Wednesday by the league office.


Football

Mathis named Head Coach of East Team in Senior Football Classic

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland University head coach Tim Mathis takes the role of the head coach for the East Team in the Inaugural Senior Football Classic, announced by the national office this morning. Representatives of eight schools were chosen to lead both teams.


Women's Basketball

Miller's double-double leads the Phoenix to 57-50 win

LEBANON, Tenn- Cumberland women's hoops avenged an early season loss to Fisk Tuesday night at the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena, 57-50.


Men's Tennis

Vaughan signs with Men's Tennis

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis coach Thiago Lins announced the signing of Jackson Vaughan


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer receives an At-Large Bid into NAIA Championship Opening Round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will travel to the University of Northwestern Ohio to take on Middle Georgia State in the NAIA Championship Opening Round this Friday in Lima, Ohio, as announced Monday by the national office.


Men's Bowling

Men's Bowling placed 6th in Tournament

MOBILE, AL- The Men’s Bowling team competed and placed 6th out of 12 teams this weekend at the Springhill Fall tournament.


Men's Basketball

Last second shot earns Phoenix 85-83 win over Asbury

WILMORE, Ky.--Jalen Duke put up his second-straight 20+ point game and Isaac Stephens hit a clutch shot in the final second to help the Phoenix pull through for a close 85-83 win at Asbury University tonight.


Football

Georgetown stuns Phoenix with 35 second half points

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Zach Dampier and Jake Johnson rally the Georgetown Tigers for 35 unanswered points to take the down the Phoenix, 42-35.


Softball

Softball announces 2020 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn.--Softball head coach Heather Stanfill announced the 2020 softball schedule this week, the home schedule including four home series and three home and aways.


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball lose, 3-2, in MSC Quarterfinals

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--The Phoenix fought tooth and nail against Life in the Mid-South Conference Tournament, but fell to the Running Eagles tonight in five sets, 3-2.


Men's Basketball

Duke and Ridley combine for 43 points in Phoenix win, 73-56

LEBANON, Tenn.- Jalen Duke and Aaron Ridley posted 22 and 21 points a piece, combining for 43 points in the Phoenix victory Thursday night over Philander Smith, 73-56, Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Wrestling

Phoenix Wrestling takes win over King University

BRISTOL, Tenn.-  The Phoenix posted three pins and three decisions in the win over King University in Bristol, Tennessee, 27-19.


Women's Volleyball

Slaughter, Nalovic, Serna, Wickham garner honors at MSC championship banquet

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Masa Nalovic was voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference and seniors Mikayla Wickham and Lyssette Serna earned Second Team All-MSC honors. Head coach Kathy Slaughter was voted Mid-South Conference Coach of the Year, as announced by the league office Wednesday night in Bowling Green, Ky.


Baseball

Baseball announces 2020 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball coach Woody Hunt announced the program’s 2020 schedule this week, which includes 32 home games at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium along with 20 contests against teams that played in last year’s NAIA Championship Opening Round.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix unable to keep up with the RedHawks, 75-60

LEBANON, Tenn.- Phoenix could not keep pace with Martin Methodist as they went 1-of-13 from beyond the three point line losing 75-60.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix fall in final seconds to Asbury, 83-80

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Despite Kerrice Watson posting a season high 21 points, Phoenix women’s basketball loses a last second heartbreaker, 83-80, to Asbury tonight in Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Volleyball

Edmonston garners her third MSC Defender of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland's Sadie Edmonston was voted Mid-South Conference Volleyball Defender of the Week helping the Phoenix to a perfect 3-0 record last week.


Wrestling

Walton placed first in Kaufman Open

St. Louis, Mo. – Sophomore Nathan Walton won his weight class at 174, on Saturday, in the Maryville Kaufman/Brand Open.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix Volleyball set to face Life in Mid-South Conference Tournament

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s volleyball is slated to play Life University in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships this Thursday, as announced by the league office Sunday afternoon.


Men's Soccer

Phoenix lose gritty match in MSC quarterfinals

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- Cumberland men fall to the University of the Cumberlands in a very tough, physical match, 1-0, in the Mid-South Conference quarterfinals.


Women's Cross Country

Women's Cross Country place 3rd in Conference Championship

BOWLING GREEN, KY.- Cumberland Women's cross country placed 3rd out of 9 conference teams Saturday at the Mid-South Conference Championship.


Men's Cross Country

Men's XC finish 4th in Conference Championship

BOWLING GREEN, KY.- The Phoenix men's cross-country team finish 4th out of 8 conference teams at the 2019 Mid-South Conference Championship.


Football

Phoenix defeat long-time rival Campbellsville, 28-13

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.- The Phoenix running game comes alive and the defense steps up to force four turnovers including a pick six in the win on the road against long-time rival Campbellsville, 28-13.


Men's Basketball

Cumberland pulls off massive upset over No. 13 OSAU, 72-68

McKENZIE, Tenn.--All five of the Cumberland starters scored in double digits as the Phoenix toughed out an upset victory tonight over No. 13 Oklahoma Science and Arts, 72-68, at the Chik-Fil-A Classic.


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball ends regular season with 3-0 win at Pikeville

PIKEVILLE, Ky.--The Phoenix ended the regular season today with a resounding, 3-0, victory over conference foe Pikeville, taking momentum into next week’s Mid-South Conference Tournament.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix earns season sweep with 3-1 victory over SSU

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio--Women’s Volleyball defeated Shawnee State on the road today, 3-1, charging back to easily dismantle Shawnee State after losing the first set on the back of an excess of errors.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Loses to Lindsey Wilson 4-2 in MSC semifinals

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- Phoenix fall in the Mid-South Conference semifinals to top seed Lindsey Wilson, 4-2.


Men's Basketball

Cumberland falls short to Southeastern in Classic

MCKENZIE, Tenn. - Four Phoenix scored double digit points in today’s game but came up short against Southeastern University in the Chick Fil A Classic.


Men's Soccer

Watson, Carillo, and Walsh make MSC All-Conference

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--Friday night the Mid-South Conference announced its accolades for this year’s men’s soccer season, three Cumberland players making the All-Conference teams. Tyler Watson made the first team as a midfielder while Joaquin Carillo and Martin Walsh made the second team as a defender and forward, respectively.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix rout Oakwood in home opener

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland women's hoops gets their first win of the season in their home opener against Oakwood in a big 92-51 victory.


Women's Soccer, Headlines

Women's Soccer defeats Campbellsville to advance to MSC Semifinals

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- Danisha Brown scored the equalizing goal in the 19th minute and Carla Hager scored the game-winner in the 68th to send Cumberland to the Mid-South Conference semifinals.


Women's Soccer

Haddock voted MSC Defensive Player of the Year, Bathe garners Freshman of the Year

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Sarah Haddock was voted Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Year, Marie Bathe earned Freshman of the Year honors and Carla Hager garnered First Team All-MSC accolades, as announced by the league office.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix honors seniors with 3-1 victory over Redhawks

LEBANON, Tenn.--The Phoenix defeated a strong Martin Methodist team, 3-1, in the team’s final home match of the regular season as the team honored its seniors.


Women's Basketball

Slow start leads Tech over Phoenix in an exhibition match

COOKEVILLE, Tenn.- Tennessee Tech jumped out to a 24-8 lead at the end of the first quarter and never looked back in an 88-51 victory over the Phoenix in Cookeville, Tenn.


Wrestling

Quinn debuts in 2nd place at Patriot Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Dylan Quinn finished 2nd in his weight ckass at 165 in his debut for Cumberland wrestling Saturday at the Patriot Open in Williamsburg, Ky.


Women's Volleyball

Carey garners Mid-South Attacker of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Nicole Carey posted 28 kills and five total blocks in two conference matches, helping the Phoenix to a 1-1 record and earning Mid-South Conference Women’s Volleyball Attacker of the Week honors, as announced Monday by the league office.


Women's Golf

Rolandsson named Mid-South Women's Golfer of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn- Cumberland freshman Tilde Rolandsson finished tied for sixth place in the Town & Country Invitational, garnering Mid-South Conference Women's Golf Player of the Week accolades, as announced by the league office.


Men's Tennis

Phoenix Fall to Christian Brothers, 4-3

LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland won two out of three doubles, but came up short only winning two out of six singles matches on Saturdays match against Christian Brothers.


Men's Soccer

Men's soccer takes on Cumberlands in MSC Quarterfinals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer will face University of the Cumberlands in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships on Saturday, November 9th at 7:30 p.m.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix women set to face Campbellsville in MSC Quarterfinals

LEBANON, TN- Cumberland women are set as the 5-seed in next week's Mid-South Conference Tournament. Cumberland will face the 4-seed, Campbellsville at 1:30 p.m.


Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball dismantles Johnson and Wales, 75-61

TAMPA, Fla.--TJ Stargell goes 3-4 from behind the arc, scoring 20 as the Phoenix defeated Johnson and Wales, 75-61, at the Florida College Classic.


Men's Soccer

Pair of goals by Pugh leads Tigers over Phoenix

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.- A pair of goals from Campbellsville’s Connor Pugh, leads the Tigers over the Phoenix in Saturdays matchup.


Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball loses 64-56 at Fisk

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--The Phoenix struggled with turnovers, falling behind early to Fisk University, losing 64-56.


Football

Pikeville shuts out Cumberland on Senior Day

LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland offense struggled on Senior Day vs Pikeville, losing 27-0. This is the first time that Cumberland has lost to Pikeville since 2006 and the first time we have been shut out by an NAIA since 2004 by coincidentally Pikeville.


Women's Soccer

Early goal leads Tigers over Phoenix

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. - The Phoenix fell short to the Tigers 1-0 in Cumberland’s final match of the regular season.


Men's Basketball

Newcomers post big performances in CU win

TAMPA, Fla.- Phoenix newcomers Jalen Duke, DeMari Davis and James Nicholas shined in Cumberland's win over Webber International, 78-71. Duke and Davis each recorded a double-double and Nicholas came off the bench for a game-high 24 points.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix drop match, 3-1, to RV Thomas More

LEBANON, Tenn.--The Phoenix fell in four sets in RV Thomas More’s first trip to Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena tonight.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis defeated Freed-Hardeman handily, 6-1

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept the doubles and won five singles matches in straight sets in an 6-1 victory over Freed-Hardeman in men’s tennis action on Friday.


Women's Basketball

RedHawks beat Phoenix 71-66 in opener

PULASKI, Tenn.- The Phoenix had a chance with 6 seconds remaining to tie the game, after Martin Methodist's Faith Sherrow hit one of two free throws. Cumberland took a timeout and drew up a play for freshman Lauren King to take a three, but she missed and a defensive rebound by Freeman followed by two free throws sealed the win for Martin Methodist, 71-66.


Baseball

Baseball selected fourth in Mid-South Conference Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland baseball was selected fourth in the Mid-South Conference Coaches Preseason Poll, released by the conference Wednesday morning.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix earn needed conference win over Georgetown, 3-0

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Phoenix broke free from there recent slump, relying on excellent offensive play and relatively few mistakes to sweep conference foe Georgetown College tonight in Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf finish Town and Country Invitational fifth

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Cumberland slipped two spots on the final day of the Town and Country Invitational at McCabe Golf Course, carding an 18-over, 298, to finish the tournament with a 589.


Women's Golf

Phoenix third at Town and Country Invitational

NASHVILLE, Tenn.-- The Phoenix carded a strong round on the opening day of their final tournament of 2019, placing third with an 11-over, 291, amongst a group entirely composed of NCAA D1 schools at the Town and Country Invitational today.


Wrestling

Wrestling picked third in MSC South Division Preseason Polls

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland wrestling are selected third in the Mid-South South Division, released by the Mid-South conference officials on Monday.


Men's Bowling

Men's Bowling Placed Tenth in Classic

SMYRNA, Tenn. - Men’s Bowling placed top ten in the MSC Brandon Burns Memorial Baker Classic.


Men's Basketball

Fisk holds on to beat Phoenix, 84-79

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- Aaron Ridley scored 29 points for the Phoenix, but Cumberland came up short, losing to Fisk 84-79.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland errors leads to 3-0 loss at Martin Methodist

PULASKI, Tenn.-- The Phoenix fell on the road today against instate rival Martin Methodist, losing in three sets despite a relatively efficient day on the attack.


Men's Soccer

Phoenix lose physical match in Double OT

MARIETTA, Ga.- Phoenix fall in double overtime to Life on a breakaway goal by Running Eagles forward Thierry Jules in the final two minutes.


Women's Soccer

Life downs the Phoenix in the final seconds of double overtime

MARIETTA, Ga.- Life forward Alexandra Collighan beat two Cumberland defenders for the goal in double overtime to defeat Cumberland, 3-2.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix starts season with 73-65 victory over Rust College

NASHVILLE, Tenn.-- The Phoenix open their season with a win over Rust College tonight, sophomore Isaac Stephens building off the success he experienced last year in his first season of collegiate basketball.


Women's Cross Country

Women's XC place 22nd at Great Lakes Invitational

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.- Cumberland Women's cross country placed 22nd out of 26 teams Saturday at the NAIA Great Lakes Challenge Invitational.


Men's Cross Country

Men's Cross Country placed 3rd in Great Lakes Invitational

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.- The Phoenix men's cross-country team finish 3rd out of 20 teams at the NAIA Great Lakes Challenge Invitational.


Football

Rain and wind doesn't stop the Phoenix

Lebanon, Tenn.- The Phoenix scored 21 unanswered points on a wet and windy Homecoming at Nokes-Lasater to defeat in-state rival Bethel University, 21-10.


Women's Basketball

Brooks hired as Assistant Women's Basketball Coach

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland head women's basketball coach Scott Blum announced the hiring of Jalyn Brooks this week. Brooks is a former Division I player spending time at Morehead State and Eastern Kentucky University.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix unable to keep up with Lindsey Wilson, 3-0

COLUMBIA, Ky.-- The Phoenix lost on the road tonight to top-10 Lindsey Wilson, falling in straight sets to their conference rival.


Baseball

CU to host Baseball Showcase Nov. 24

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland baseball will host a showcase for high school and junior college players Sunday, November 24, at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium on the CU campus.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix fall to Tigers in conference tilt

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.--After dropping the first two sets, Cumberland charged back to force a fifth, but lost to conference foe Campbellsville tonight, 3-2.


Women's Golf

Phoenix finish Roadrunner Classic tied for fifth

COHUTTA, Ga.--Cumberland carded the best round of the day, 308, to move up two more spots on the leaderboard, leaving the Roadrunner Classic in a tie for fifth.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf completes fall schedule in 5th place at the AAC Fall Preview

ADAIRSVILLE, Ga.- Cumberland men's golf climbed up three spots to finish in 5th place at the AAC Fall Preview hosted at Barnsley Gardens Resort in Georgia.


Women's Volleyball

Nalovic named to All-Tournament Team at the STLCOP Classic

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland senior Masa Nalovic was named to the All-Tournament team at the STLCOP Classic released today.


Men's Golf

Phoenix currently in the middle of the pack after day one

ADAIRSVILLE, Ga.- Cumberland is in the middle of the pack after shooting a day one 314 at the Barnsley Gardens Resort in Georgia.


Women's Golf

Phoenix move up in Roadrunner Invitational

COHUTTA, Ga.The Phoenix jumped one spot in the Roadrunner Invitational to seventh, shooting the fourth best round of the day with a 25-over-par, 313.


Men's Soccer

Phoenix score late goals to beat Patriots

LEBANON, Tenn.- Bakary Bagayoko scored in the 80th minute and Martin Walsh converted a penalty kick to add a late insurance goal as the Phoenix defeat the University of the Cumberlands, 3-1, in their final home game of the year.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix fall short to Patriots on Senior Day

LEBANON, Tenn,- Quick score in overtime, allows the Patriots to surpass the Phoenix.


Women's Golf

Phoenix exit day one of Roadrunner Classic eighth

COHUTTA, Ga.--Cumberland struggled on the first day of the Roadrunner Classic at Nob North Golf Course in Cohutta, Ga., today, scoring a 50-over-par, 338 to leave the day at the back of the pack.


Football

Big Second Quarter carries Patriots past Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland commited a crucial turnover and had a punt blocked for a score as No. 11 University of the Cumberlands defeat the Phoenix, 26-8.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix split on final day on STLCOP Classic

ST. LOUIS, Mo.--The Phoenix swept Haskell College in the morning match before falling in five to tournament host St. Louis College of Pharmacy in five sets this afternoon.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix perfect on day one of STLCOP Classic

ST. LOUIS, Mo.-- The Phoenix women’s volleyball team made quick work of their day one opponents at the STLCOP Classic, Freed-Hardeman and Stephens College, sweeping both teams.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix men selected 8th in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball was picked eighth in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll released today by the league office.


Women's Basketball

Women's hoops 9th in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland University women's basketball was selected ninth in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll.


Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball announces 2020 schedule


Women's Soccer

Phoenix move up to No. 19 in Top 25 Polls

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Phoenix women's soccer team move up one spot to No. 19 in this week's NAIA Women's Soccer Coaches Top 25 Poll, announced by the national office this morning. This is fourth straight week that Cumberland has moved up one spot in the polls.


Men's Soccer

Phoenix fail to score in loss to Lindsey Wilson

COLUMBIA, Ky.- Cumberland men's soccer gives up an early goal, No. 9 Lindsey Wilson holds on for the victory in a tight game on Tuesday.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix suffers overtime loss to No. 5 Lindsey Wilson

COLUMBIA, Ky.- Cumberland women's soccer (11-3-1, 4-1 MSC) took No. 5 Lindsey Wilson to double overtime, but fell in the second extra period, 3-2, on Tuesday in Columbia.


Women's Soccer

Bathe garners MSC Offensive Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland forward Marie Bathe earns Mid-South Conference Offensive player of the week, as announced by the league office on Monday.


Men's Golf

Phoenix men struggle in day two of Bojangles TN Intercollegiate

VONORE, Tenn.- Cumberland men’s golf struggled in day two of the Bojangles Tennessee Intercollegiate shooting a 314 as a team, their worst mark of the season.


Women's Cross Country

Phoenix women finishes 5th at Fast Cats Classic

OWENSBORO, Ky.- Cumberland women's cross country placed 5th out of 16 teams Saturday at the Fast Cats Classic in Owensboro, Kentucky.


Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer falls 1-0 to Shawnee

LEBANON, Tenn. – Shawnee’s Bruno Rovares scored in the final minutes of the first half and Shawnee State held off Cumberland, 1-0, in Men’s Soccer action Saturday night in Portsmouth, Ohio.


Men's Cross Country

Men's Cross Country finish 8th at Fast Cats Classic

OWENSBORO, Ky.- The Phoenix men's cross country team finish 8th out of 15 teams at the Fast Cats Classic.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf second at Bojangles TN Intercollegiate

VONORE, Tenn.--Phoenix men’s golf exits day one of the Bojangles Tennessee Intercollegiate at Links of Kahite golf course in second place with an 18-over-par, 594.


Football

Dukes, Blue Raiders too much for Phoenix

COLUMBIA, Ky.- No. 10 Lindsey Wilson defeat the Phoenix in Columbia, Ky., 48-6.


Women's Soccer

#20 Women's Soccer blows by Shawnee State, 8-2

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio--Freshman forwards Marie Bathe and Carla Hager both score twice, the Phoenix quickly putting Shawnee State away in a road conference game, 8-2.


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball defeats Life, 3-1

LEBANON, Tenn.--The Phoenix women’s volleyball team earned its second season sweep of the week tonight versus conference foe Life in Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena, 3-1.


Women's Golf

Phoenix women remain at No. 12 in this edition of NAIA Coaches' Top 25 Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland women’s golf stays at No. 12 in the NAIA Coaches' Top 25 Poll that was released earlier today by the national office.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf enters the NAIA Coaches' Top 25 poll at No. 17

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland men's golf moved in to the NAIA Coaches Top 25 Poll at No. 17 released by the national office today.


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball completes season sweep of Patriots, 3-1

LEBANON, Tenn.--The Phoenix women’s volleyball team continued its excellent start to their home and conference schedule with a 3-1 victory over Cumberlands (Ky.) tonight at home to sweep the Patriots on the season.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix women move up to No. 20 in NAIA Top 25 Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Phoenix women's soccer team move up one spot to No. 20 in this week's NAIA Women's Soccer Coaches Top 25 Poll, announced by the national office this morning. This is third straight week that Cumberland has moved up one spot in the polls.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf wins MSC Fall Championship

RICHMOND, Ky.-- The men’s golf team won its second straight tournament of the Fall season, carding a 12-over-par, 588, to win the Mid-South Conference Fall Championship today at Gibson Bay Golf Course.


Women's Golf

Women's golf finishes second in MSC Fall Championship

RICHMOND, Ky.-- Cumberland’s women’s golf finished second in the Mid-South Conference Fall Championship today with a team score of 632 over two rounds at Gibson Bay Golf Course.


Men's Soccer

Phoenix shutout Pikeville, 3-0

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Phoenix scored an early goal off a header from Cathal Coyne on a corner kick and never looked back, shutting out conference opponent Pikeville, 3-0.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix soar past Bears in 10-0 victory

LEBANON, Tenn.- A plentiful amount of goals by the Phoenix, helps No. 21 Cumberland soar past Pikeville.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf in second place after day one of MSC Fall Championship

RICHMOND, Ky.- The Cumberland women's golf team currently sits in second place at the Mid-South Conference Championship after shooting a 315 on day one.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf in the lead after day one of MSC Fall Championship

RICHMOND, Ky.- After a delayed start and a cold and rainy day at Gibson Bay Golf Course the Cumberland Phoenix are sitting in first place after day one of the Mid-South Conference Fall Championship.


Women's Volleyball

Sadie Edmonston earns MSC Defender of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland's Sadie Edmonston was voted Mid-South Conferece Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week helping the Phoenix to a 2-0 record last week.


Women's Cross Country

Women's XC place 31st in Louisville Classic

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The women's cross country team finished the Louisville Classic 5k in 1:41:26 to finish 31st out of 62 teams Saturday in Louisville, Ky.


Men's Cross Country

Men's XC finish 35th in Louisville

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland's men's cross country team placed 35th out of 57 teams in Saturday's Louisville Classic in Louisville, Ky.


Men's Soccer

Watson's early goals not enough for Phoenix vs Georgetown

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland's Tyler Watson posted two early goals, but the Phoenix were not able to hold on to the lead as Georgetown scored four unanswered goals to defeat Cumberland, 4-2.


Women's Soccer

Hager, Brown help seal Phoenix victory

LEBANON, Tenn.- A pair of goals from Carla Hager and a single goal from Danisha Brown seal the victory for the Phoenix.


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball earns quick 3-0 victory over Pikeville

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland women’s volleyball team continued its great home play with a 3-0 victory over conference rival University of Pikeville this morning in Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball defeats Shawnee State, 3-1

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women’s volleyball breaks a small slump with a 3-1 victory over conference foe Shawnee State today in Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix women's soccer moves up to 21st in Top 25 Polls

LEBANON, Tenn.,- Cumberland women's soccer moves up one spot to No. 21 in the fourth NAIA Women's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll, announced by the national office this morning.


Football

Phoenix receiving votes in newest Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.--After spending two weeks in the rankings, the newest NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll dropped the Phoenix football team to receiving votes. The drop comes on the heels of a 38-26 loss to now 22nd-ranked Keiser this past Saturday.


Men's Soccer

Overtime thriller leads to Phoenix Victory

LEBANON, Tenn. - In an overtime conference matchup, the Cumberland Phoenix pull out the win over the Thomas More Saints 3-2.


Women's Soccer

Haddock notches two goals in MSC opener victory

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland's Sarah Haddock converted a penalty kick late in the first half and then picked up a clear from Thomas More at the top of the box and registered her second goal of the match to propel the Phoenix to a 2-1 victory over Thomas More in their first Mid-South Conference action of the season.


Women's Tennis

Garijo Garrido makes it to semifinals in ITA Southeast Regional

GEORGETOWN, Ky.-- Top-seeded Ainhoa Garijo Garrido won her quarterfinals match, advancing to the semifinals in singles play before falling to the eventual ITA Southeast Regional Tournament champion Tomini Nagao Saturday afternoon.


Women's Tennis

Garijo Garrido, Hernandez reach doubles quarters at ITA

GEORGETOWN, Ky. - Ainhoa Garijo Garrido and Jessica Hernandez each posted two singles wins and Garijo Garrido and Hernandez reached the quarterfinals in doubles for Cumberland women’s tennis Friday at the ITA Southeast Regionals in Georgetown, Ky.


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball loses at Georgetown, 3-2

GEORGETOWN, Ky.-- The Phoenix women’s volleyball team started strong, but fell in five sets, 3-2, to conference rival Georgetown College this afternoon in the team’s second road match in as many days.


Men's Tennis

Men fall early in ITA Regionals

GEORGETOWN, Ky.- Men's singles and doubles action ended Friday in the four day event of the ITA Regionals in Georgetown, Ky.


Football

No. 24 Keiser beats No. 23 Cumberland, 38-26

LEBANON, Tenn.- Rushin ran for three touchdowns and Kris Parker added a rushing touchdown, but the No. 24 ranked Keiser Seahawks put up 38 points defeating No. 23 Cumberland, 38-26.


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball falls in straight sets at Thomas More

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.-- The Phoenix women’s volleyball team played tough, but fell in straight sets tonight when playing at Thomas More, 3-0.


General

Cumberland Sports Hall of Fame Banquet set for Oct. 25th

LEBANON, Tenn., - Cumberland University's 30th Annual Sports Hall of Fame banquet is set for Friday, October 25 at 6 p.m. in Baird Chapel with former student-athletes Ricky Collins (basketball), Mark Purvis (baseball) and the 1982-82 Women's Basketball team will be set for induction.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Moves up to 22nd in NAIA Polls

LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland moved up one spot to No. 22 in this week's NAIA Women's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll, announced by the national office.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf wins Bryan College Invitational

CROSSVILLE, Tenn.--Cumberland men’s golf charged back on day two of the Bryan College Invitational, carding a seven-over, 295, to win the tournament.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf ties for second at Carey Classic

HATTIESBURG, Miss.-- No. 12 Cumberland women’s golf carded the second best round of the day to push forward into a tie with fourth-ranked Dalton State for second place at 24-over-par today in the Carey Collegiate Fall Classic.


Men's Soccer

Bagayoko and Walsh score in Phoenix loss to RedHawks

LEBANON, Tenn.- Bakary Bagayoko and Martin Walsh scored goals for the Phoenix, but it was not enough to keep pace with three second half goals by Martin Methodist as they go back to Pulaski with a 4-2 victory.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix shutout Dalton State, 3-0.

Lebanon, Tenn. – The 23rd ranked Cumberland Phoenix (7-2-1) continue their win streak at home by beating the Dalton State Roadrunners (4-3) 3-0.


Men's Golf

Men's golf third at Bryan College Invitational

CROSSVILLE, Tenn. Cumberland men’s golf currently sits at third in the Bryan College Invitational after carding a 14-over-par, 302.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf tied for fourth after day one

HATTIESBURG, Miss. Cumberland women’s golf finished day one of the Carey Collegiate Fall Classic at Canebrake Country Club tied for fourth place at a 16-over-par, 304.


Football

Phoenix move up to No. 23

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland continues to climb up in the national rankings on Monday, coming in at No. 23 in the NAIA Football Coaches Top 25 poll, the national office announced. The Phoenix moved up two spots after beating St Andrews University, 24-22, on Saturday.


Women's Soccer

Hawthorn garners MSC Defensive Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.- Michaela Hawthorn garners Mid-South Conference Defensve Player of the Week for the third time in six weeks.


Men's Bowling, Women's Bowling

Jennings, Bradshaw lead bowlers in Danville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshmen Parker Jennings placed 10th and junior Jarred Bradshaw finished 23rd for Cumberland bowling over the weekend at the Green River Classic in Danville, Ky.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis picks up two victories

MCKENZIE, Tenn. – Cumberland swept the doubles and all six singles matches in a 7-0 victory against Bethel University, while also defearing Freed-Hardeman 6-1 in women’s tennis action Saturday.


Men's Soccer

Phoenix pull off win over Buccaneers in OT

Lebanon, Tenn.- Cumberland’s breakaway goal in overtime, lead the Phoenix (5-2) to a victory over the Buccaneers (2-4).


Women's Soccer

Overtime goal leads Phoenix over Cougars

Lebanon, Tenn.- 23rd ranked Cumberland and Mount Vernon played for 94 minutes in Lebanon, Tennessee to compete in overtime play for a 1-0 Phoenix Victory.


Football

Phoenix hold off St Andrews, 24-22

LAURINBURG, NC- No. 25 Cumberland was able to outlast St Andrews University with a late touchdown pass and an onside recovery with less than one minute remaining to move to 3-0 on the season.


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball drops heartbreaker to #10 Lindsey Wilson

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women’s volleyball jumped out to a quick two set lead, but was unable to hold on versus No.10 Lindsey Wilson tonight at home, losing 3-2.


Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball announces 2019-20 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland men's basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the team's 2019-20 schedule toady, which includes 11 home games and 9 contests versus teams that played in the NAIA Championships last season.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer drops to 23rd in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland dropped five spots to No. 23 in this week's NAIA Women's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll, announced by the national office.


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball sweeps Campbellsville in home opener

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women’s volleyball dominated conference rival Campbellsville, 3-0, in the season’s home opener tonight at Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Soccer

Second half surge lead Wildcats over Phoenix

McKenzie, Tenn.- Martin Walsh and Tyler Watson scored goals for the Phoenix, but No. 21 Bethel poured on five goals in the final 50 minutes of the game to defeat CU, 6-2.


Football, Headlines

Phoenix football ranked 25th in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland comes in at No. 25 in the NAIA Football Coaches' Top 25 Poll, released on Monday by the national office.


Football

Carrothers earns Defensive Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland's Jon Carrothers garnerers Mid-South Bluegrass Division Defensive Player of the Week honors, as announced by the league office.


Women's Golf

Valverde named Mid-South Women's Golfer of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn- Cumberland senior Raquel Romero Valverde finished tied for third place in the SCAD Atlanta Invitational, garnering Mid-South Conference Women's Golf Player of the Week accolades, as announced by the league office.


Women's Soccer

Bathe garners MSC Offensive Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland forward Marie Bathe earns Mid-South Conference Offensive player of the week, as announced by the league office on Monday.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf closes SCAD-Atlanta Invitational at 4th

ATLANTA, Ga.-- Cumberland women’s golf shot better on the day, but held steady, finishing at fourth place in the SCAD-Atlanta Fall Invitational today.


Women's Soccer

Fast Scoring leads to Phoenix win, 4-1

RIVERVIEW, Mich.- Freshman Marie Bathe and Carla Hager each posted two goals helping the Phoenix defeat Universiy of Michigan-Dearborn to end their road trip.


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball upends #3 Park, 3-2

MARSHALL, Mo.-- Women’s volleyball pulled off a monumental upset, earning the program’s first victory over a ranked team, 3-2, over No. 3 Park at the Viking Invitational today.


Women's Golf

Women's golf fourth after day one of SCAD Atlanta Invitational

ATLANTA, Ga.-- Cumberland women’s golf sits at fourth in a field of 11 after the first day of the SCAD Atlanta Fall Invitational.


Football

Rushin leads comeback victory for the Phoenix

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.—Joseph Rushin leads the Cumberland offense to a 4th quarter touchdown, defeating the Thomas More Saints 17-14 in the first conference game of the season.


Women's Soccer

No. 18 Women's Soccer falls to Madonna, 2-0

LIVONIA, Mich.--18th-ranked Cumberland women’s soccer falls to Madonna, 2-0, on the first day of its weekend trip to Michigan.


Women's Cross Country

Women's Cross Country place 7th in Friendship Invitational

Cumberland’s Women’s Cross Country placed 7th out of 11 teams Saturday at the Friendship Invitational in Cedarville, Ohio.


Men's Cross Country

Men's Cross Country place 5th In Friendship Invitational

Cumberland’s Men Cross County came in 5th place Saturday in the Friendship Invitational in Cedarville, Ohio.


Women's Volleyball

Women's volleyball splits day one of Viking Invitational

MARSHALL, Mo.-- Cumberland women’s volleyball split on the first day of the Viking Invitational, falling in a tightly contested four set match against Mount Mercy before sweeping Missouri Valley.


Men's Soccer

Quick Goals help the Phoenix come on top over the Bulldogs

Three fast scores by Cumberland’s in the first 20 minutes helped the Phoenix (4-1) win over the Union Bulldogs (1-1) with a score of 5-3.


Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball releases 2019-20 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland women's basketball coach Scott Blum announced the team's 2019-20 schedule today, the Phoenix hosting 14 games and matching up against eight teams that were in last season's final poll.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer ranked 18th in the latest NAIA Top 25 Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's soccer stays at No. 18 after the release of the first NAIA Coaches' Top 25 poll.


Men's Soccer

Strong second half help Phoenix post victory

MILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn.-- After 10 days in between playing dates the Phoenix second half push was enough to carry them to a 2-1 victory on the road vs Milligan College.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf finishes second in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Cumberland University men’s golf closed the NAIA Memphis Shootout strong today, moving up one spot to take second place on the final leaderboard.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix fast scoring led to a 4-0 victory over the Eagles

Lebanon, Tenn.- The 18th-ranked Cumberland Phoenix (4-1-1) fast scoring in the first half led to a 4-0 victory over the Asbury Eagles (1-3-0) Tuesday evening.


Men's Golf

Phoenix sit in Third after Day One of NAIA Memphis Shootout

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Phoenix are currently sitting in third place after Day One of the NAIA Memphis Shootout featuring 19 teams. The Phoenix carded a 592 collectively, putting them 25 strokes behind first place Dalton State and only three strokes behind conference rival Lindsey Wilson.


Women's Soccer

Hawthorn earns second consecutive Mid-South Conference Player of the Week

Lebanon, Tenn.- For the second consecutive week Michaela Hawthorn earned Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the week honors.


Women's Volleyball

Edmonston garners MSC Defender of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Sadie Edmonston garners Mid-South Conference Defender of the Week honors assisting CU to a 3-0 record last week.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix Fall to No. 7 Martin Methodist

PULASKI, Tenn.- The 18th-ranked Phoenix held the lead going into the half, but dropped a 3-2 match to the No. 7 Martin Methodist Redhawks. Marie Bathe and Sarah Haddock each scored for the Phoenix, who did not trail until the 69th minute of the match.


Football

Defense Forces Three Turnovers to help push CU past Eagles

LEBANON, Tenn.- Senior running back Telvin Rucker rushed for three yard and one yard touchdowns, and the defense added three interceptions to lead the Phoenix to a 14-6 victory over Cincinnati Christian Saturday at Nokes-Lasater field.


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball Wins Twice

MARIETTA, Ga.-- Phoenix women’s volleyball racks up two wins on the day, first sweeping Life before defeating RV Reinhardt, 3-1, in Marietta, Ga.


Women's Cross Country

Women's Cross Country place 5th in Opener

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland’s women’s cross country placed 5th out of 10 teams Saturday at the North Alabama Open in Florence Ala.


Men's Cross Country

Men's Cross Country Place 7th in Opener

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland’s Men Cross County came in 7th place Saturday in the South Alabama Opening in Florence, Ala.


Football

2019 Football Season Preview

LEBANON, Tenn.--The 2019 Cumberland University football team begins its season under second year Head Coach Tim Mathis and a new look staff this Saturday vs Cincinnati Christian University at 1:30 p.m.


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball wins third-straight tonight at Cumberlands

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky.-- Cumberland women’s volleyball roared back from an early two set deficit to defeat conference rival University of the Cumberlands in five sets tonight in Williamsburg, Ky.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer ends in a Scoreless Draw

MCKENZIE, Tenn.-- 18 ranked Cumberland and Bethel played for 110 minutes in McKenzie, Tennessee but neither team was ablet to find the back of the net, playing to a scoreless draw.


Men's Soccer

Siri garners MSC Offensive Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Ben Siri garnered Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week honors Monday after posting seven goals and one assist in two victories for the Phoenix, as announced by the league office.


Women's Soccer

Stevens, Hawthorn earn MSC Player of the Week Honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Haley Stevens and Michaela Hawthorn earned Mid-South Conference Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week honors, respectively, for their part in a 1-0 victory over Bryan College and a 1-0 victory over RV MidAmerica Nazarene, as announced by the league office.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer shuts out RV MidAmerica Nazerene

LEBANON, Tenn.-- 18th ranked Cumberland shuts out RV MidAmerica Nazarene for their second consecutive 1-0 victory.


Men's Soccer

Phoenix Hold off Hawks in 4-3 Win

Lawrenceville, Ga.-- Cumberland University men's soccer earned its second-straight win today against Thomas University, 4-3, in Lawrenceville, Ga.


Women's Cross Country

Women's Cross Country Picked 3rd in Preseason Polls

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s cross country selected third-place in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll released on Monday by the league office.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix Blank Bryan in 1-0 Victory

Dayton, Tenn.-- 18th Cumberland shuts out Bryan College for the 1-0 victory Tuesday evening.


Men's Cross Country

Men's Cross Country Selected Fourth in MSC Preseason Polls

LEBANON, Tenn. -- The Phoenix men's cross country team is selected fourth in the 2019 Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches' Polls released on Monday.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf Voted 12th by NAIA Coaches

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women’s golf claimed number 12 in the NAIA Coaches Preseason poll that was released late last week.


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball Wins in Five Sets at Bethel

McKENZIE, Tenn. -- Cumberland captured a victory in its first non-tournament match this season, defeating Bethel, 3-2, in McKenzie, Tenn., tonight.



Women's Volleyball

Women sweep Blue Mountain in final game of Vette City Volleyball Classic

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-- Phoenix sweep Blue Mountain in straigh sets after losing a hard fought match against Indiana Southeast earlier in the day. The Phoenix finish 2-2 in the Vette City Volleyball Classic and move to 4-4 on the year.


Men's Soccer

Phoenix Fall to Bulldogs in Season Opener

Athens, Tenn.-- Late goals from Tennessee Wesleyan's Montel McKenzie pushed the Bulldogs past the Phoenix in their season opener.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix Wins Opener Against Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn.-- A pair of goals in the second half from Kenzi Vetter and Sarah Haddock lead Cumberland (1-0-0) to victory in their season opener against Tennessee Wesleyan (0-1-0).


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball Splits Day One at Vette City Volleyball Classic

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Cumberland fell to Reinhardt in four sets to start the Vette City Volleyball classic, before charging back to defeat Union College in straight sets today.


Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer 2019 Season Preview

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The 2019 men's soccer starts its season tomorrow, opening on the road against Tennessee Wesleyan College.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Season Preview

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The 2019 Cumberland University women's soccer team looks to build on a string of successful seasons, heading into the season. Coaches and student-athletes exude a spirit and intensity that is providing a constant source of motivation to strive for higher goals.


Women's Golf

MSC Coaches Select Women's Golf Second in Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Cumberland women's golf claimed second place in the Mid-South Conference coaches' preseason poll that was unveiled yesterday morning.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf Second in Preseason MSC Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. -- The Mid-South Conference announced its men's golf preseason coaches poll this morning, selecting Cumberland to finish second just behind Lindsey Wilson.


Football

Toliver and White Selected to Inaugural Senior Football Classic

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland University will have two representatives the Inaugural Senior Football Classic as Aaron White and Denarius Toliver have been selected for the roster. There are 116 players representing 42 schools that will be separated into east and west teams for the new All-Star game.


Women's Golf

Wilson Signs with Women's Golf


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland Leaves Early Bird Invitational .500

NEW ORLEANS, La.-- The Phoenix closed the Early Bird Invitational with another split, sweeping Coastal Georgia before falling to Loyola (N.O.) 3-2.


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball Splits on Day One of the Early Bird Invitational

NEW ORLEANS, La.-- Cumberland women’s volleyball started its season off with a win, pulling out a nail biter versus Xavier in five sets before falling to fifth-ranked Viterbo, 3-1, today at the Early Bird Invitational in New Orleans.


Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer Receives Votes in NAIA Coaches' Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. -- The Phoenix men's soccer team receive votes in the 2019 NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll released by the national office Wednesday morning.


Women's Soccer

CU Ranked 18th in NAIA Preseason Coaches Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The NAIA revealed the 2019 preseason women's soccer Coaches Poll this morning, ranking Cumberland 18th. The Phoenix have become a regular part of the poll, grabbing a spot in each of the last six preseason rankings.


General

Rick Bell earns Faculty Team of the Year Award

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Cumberland University Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR), Rick Bell, garnered the Mid-South Conference Faculty Team of the Year award. Cumberland President, Dr. Paul Stumb, and Director of Athletics, Ron Pavan, presented Bell with the award this morning at the faculty callback.


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Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer Selected Second in MSC Preseason Polls

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mid-South Conference officials unveiled this morning that the Phoenix men's soccer team is selected to finish second out of nine teams for the 2019 season. The 2018 team won the MSC Regular Season outright with a 10-5-4 (6-0-1 MSC) record, advancing to the conference Tournament Finals.


Women's Soccer

MSC Coaches Rank Phoenix Second in Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Mid-South Conference officials unveiled this morning that conference coaches have selected Cumberland women's soccer to finish second out of nine teams for the 2019 season. The 2018 squad ranked second last year in the Mid-South, finishing the season 16-3-1 (5-1-1 MSC).


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball picked Fifth in MSC Preseason Polls

LEBANON, Tenn. -- The Mid-South Conference Coaches' Poll revealed its preseason women's volleyball poll this morning, selecting the Phoenix as fifth out of nine teams. Cumberland finished last season with a 17-18 (6-8 MSC) record and return All Mid-South Conference players Masa Nalovic, Lyssette Serna, and Mikayala Wickham.


Football

Football Receiving Votes in NAIA Preseason Coaches Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Phoenix earned 22 votes in the 2019 NAIA Football Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll, landing them just outside the top 25.


General

Fall Sport Student-Athletes Back on Campus

LEBANON, Tenn.-- All student-athletes participating in sports at Cumberland University during Fall 2019 returned to campus this week. Alongside their return, the students engaged in giving back to the community during the annual Leadership Day.


Football

Football picked seventh in Bluegrass Division

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football was picked seventh in the Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division in a vote of league coaches released Friday by the conference office.


General

Mid-South Conference Announces Addition of Three Institutions

JACKSON, Tenn. - The Mid-South Conference announced the addition of Bethel University, Freed-Hardeman University, and Martin Methodist College Thursday afternoon in Jackson, Tennessee. The schools will join the MSC in the 2020-21 season as the 10th, 11th, and 12th full members of the conference.


Women's Soccer

Holloway signs Professional Contract with Birmingham City Football Club

LEBANON, Tenn.- Former Cumberland women's soccer standout Rebecca Holloway signs a professional contract with Birmingham City Football Club out of Birmingham, England. Holloway becomes the second professional player the Phoenix have had in program history. The first professional player from the program was Olivia Chu, a teammate of Holloway's in the 2015 and 2016 seasons.


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NAIA Honors Eight Cumberland Teams for Academic Excellence

LEBANON, Tenn. – The NAIA announced that eight Cumberland athletic teams have earned NAIA Scholar Teams for the 2018-19 academic year. Teams must have a 3.00 cumulative grade-point-average or higher for all eligible varsity student-athletes during the past academic year to be eligible for the award.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Nyamadi hired as Assistant Track and Field Coach

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland Head Track and Field Coach Mardy Scales announced the hiring of Atsu Nyamadi this week. Nyamadi spent last season working at Florida A&M University as the Multis, Jumps and Throwing coach.


Women's Golf

Lihufvudh Signs with Women's Golf

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Golf coach Rich Williams announced the signing of Baalsta, Sweden, native Ida Lihufvudh to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


General

Allen hired as new Cumberland SID

Cumberland University Athletic Director Ron Pavan announced the hiring of Kyle Allen as the new Sports Information Director Thursday, June 27, replacing Jo Jo Freeman after his resignation last month.


Women's Volleyball

Gardner Signs with CU Volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Women’s Volleyball coach Kathy Slaughter announced the signing of Princeville, Ill., native Brooke Gardner to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.