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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


#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.


#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.


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.


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.


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.


Phoenix take down Keiser, 45-3

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

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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.


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.).


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

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CU hosting 5th Annual All Sports Camp