Men's Golf

Walker voted Third Team All-American

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland freshman Isaac Walker was voted a Third Team NAIA All-American on Wednesday, as selected by the NAIA Men’s Golf Coaches’ Association All-America Committee. A total of 45 student-athletes were honored, with 15 individuals named to each of three teams.


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

Cumberland T&F posts impressive finishes on final day of NAIA National Championships

GULF SHORES, Ala.-- Cumberland Men's and Women's Track and Field posted several impressive finishes on the final day of the NAIA National Championships.


Men's Track & Field

Pontillo qualifies for 800m finals on day two of NAIA National Championships

GULF SHORES, Ala.-- Phoenix Men's Track and Field had three runners compete on the second day of the NAIA National Championship Meet in Gulf Shores, Ala.


Women's Golf

Phoenix Women's Golf finishes 20th at NAIA National Championship

EDMOND, Okla.-- Cumberland Women's Golf finished in 20th at the NAIA National Championship in Edmond, Okla. on Wednesday. The Phoenix shots a 316 in the first round and a 314 in the second round for a combined score of 630, seven strokes back of the top 17 cuts.


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

Phoenix T&F competes on the first day of the NAIA National Championships

GULF SHORES, Ala.-- Cumberland's Men and Women's Track and Field Teams competed in events at the NAIA Track and Field National Championships on Wednesday in Gulf Shores, Ala.


General

Cumberland University finishes fifth in MSC Presidents Cup

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Cumberland University finished in fifth place with 95 points in the 2020-21 Mid South Conference President's Cup as announced Wednesday by conference officials.


Women's Golf

Cumberland WGolf in 20th at NAIA National Championships

EDMOND, Okla.-- Through 18 holes of golf at the NAIA National Golf Championship, The Cumberland women in 20th place with a total team score of 317. The squad is currently 28 strokes behind first-place Keiser University.


Men's Tennis

Phoenix Men's Tennis ranked 25th in NAIA Postseason poll

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's tennis has moved up to No. 23 in the Postseason NAIA Men's Tennis Top-25 Poll as released by the NAIA on Tuesday.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Receiving Votes in NAIA Postseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's tennis is receiving votes in the Postseason NAIA women's Tennis Top-25 Poll released Tuesday by the NAIA.


Women's Tennis

Garijo Garrido named NAIA Women's Tennis Second Team All-American

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Senior Ainhoa Garijo Garrido earned Second Team All-America honors as announced this week by the national office and selected by the NAIA All-America committee.


Baseball, General, Headlines

Coach Woody Hunt moves into Assistant Athletic Director Role

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Director of Athletics Ron Pavan has named legendary baseball coach Woody Hunt Assistant Athletic Director for Fundraising and Facilities effective June 1.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf NAIA National Championship Preview

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's golf gears up for their fourth consecutive NAIA National Championship appearance.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf takes 10th at NAIA Championships

SILVIS, Ill.- Cumberland men's golf shot a 302 in the final round to finish with 1197 after four rounds to claim their highest finish in program history in the 69th Annual NAIA Men's Golf National Championships at TPC Deere Run.


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

Track & Field National Championship Qualifiers Announced

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The NAIA has announced the official final rosters and entry lists for all qualifiers for the 2021 Men's and Women's Outdoor Track and Field National Championships have been announced.


Men's Golf

Phoenix fire a 288 in Round Three to move up the Leaderboard

SILVIS, Ill.- Cumberland men's golf tied their season-low mark with a 288 to move up the leaderboard to No. 7 in the 69th Annual NAIA Men's Golf National Championships at TPC Deere Run.


Men's Golf

Phoenix make the cut after strong day two

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland has a great day in round two moving up nine spots to make the cut for the first time in program history at the 69th Annual NAIA Men's Golf National Championships.


Men's Golf

Steeger paces men's golf with 76, Walker and Smith shoot 77 in Opening Round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Adrian Steeger shot five-over par 76 while Bryson Smith and Isaac Walker each carded a 77 for Cumberland men’s golf in the first round of the 69th Annual NAIA Men’s Golf Championships on Tuesday at TPC Deere Run in Silvas, Ill.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf prepares for NAIA Nationals Championships

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland men's golf is set for their fourth consecutive trip at the 69th Annual NAIA National Championships opening up with the first round at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill. tomorrow.


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

Phoenix add NAIA qualifiers at Lee Last Chance Meet

CLEVELAND, Tenn.--Cumberland University track and field team had a strong performance at the Lee University Last Chance Meet to try to push more athletes into the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships next week in Gulf Shores, Ala.


Men's Soccer

Bagayoko garners NAIA All-American Honorable Mention

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland senior Bakary Bagayoko was voted Honorable Mention All-Americans by the NAIA Men’s Soccer Selection Committee on Thursday, as announced by the national office. Bagayoko joins Sondre Risa, Brian McNamara, and Tyler Watson as the only All-Americans in program history.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf earns an at-large berth to NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Cumberland women's golf has earned an at-large bid into the 2021 NAIA Women’s Golf National Championships. The 26th annual event will take place at Rose Creek Golf Course in Oklahoma City, Okla. May 25-28.


Football

Barton added as O-Line coach to football staff

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University football coach Tim Mathis announces the addition of new offensive line coach Chris Barton to the Phoenix staff.


Women's Tennis

Colombia native signs with Women's Tennis

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s tennis coach Karen Martinez announced the signing of Cali, Colombia, native Maria Jose Arbelaez to scholarship papers this week for the 2021-22 academic year.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer finishes the season ranked No. 20

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's soccer finishes the season ranked No. 20 in the postseason NAIA Top-25 Coaches' Polls, announced by the national office on Wednesday.


Football

Cumberland University announces Fall 2021 Football Schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the 2021 football schedule this week, which includes five home games and three games set against Mid-South Sun Division opponents.


Baseball

Neffendorf named Cumberland baseball pitching coach

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland's next head baseball coach Ryan Hunt announces his first hiring, former Campbellsville pitching coach and recruiting coordinator Brett Neffendorf.


Women's Golf

Phoenix finish fourth at MSC Championships

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-- Cumberland women's golf finishes the Mid-South Conference Championships in fourth place on Friday afternoon at Bowling Green Country Club.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf earns an At-Large berth to NAIA National Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Cumberland men's golf has earned an at-large bid into the 2021 NAIA Men’s Golf National Championships. The 69th annual event will take place at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill., May 18-21.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf finishes round, but lightning delays the field

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-- Cumberland women's golf finishes their round, but the rest of the field was delayed due to lightning and will resume tomorrow morning at 7:30 a.m.


Baseball

Four Baseball players earn All-MSC accolades

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Pablo Custodio, Andrew Martinez, and Tyler Stokes were named First Team All-Mid-South Conference while Hooper Mills garners Second Team accolades, released by the league office on Wednesday.


Softball

Six Phoenix earn All-Mid-South Conference honors

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Mid-South Conference announced its 2021 softball All-MSC teams and individual honors on Wednesday with six Phoenix making the list.


Women's Soccer

Haddock named NAIA All-American Honorable Mention

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland senior defender Sarah Haddock was named NAIA All-American Honorable Mention for the second time in her career.


Baseball

Wilkerson to start 2021 MiLB season with Oklahoma City Dodgers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland All-American pitcher Aaron Wilkerson will open up the 2021 Minor League Baseball season with the Los Angeles Dodgers Triple-A affiliate Oklahoma City Dodgers.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf in 4th after first round of MSC Championships

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Cumberland women's golf sits in fourth place after Wednesday afternoon first round of the three-round Mid-South Conference Championship Tournament at the Bowling Green Country Club.


Baseball

Mid-South Conference Honors Coach Woody Hunt with Naming of Tournament Trophy

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Cumberland (Tenn.) baseball coach Woody Hunt has been a staple around the NAIA and, in particular, the Mid-South Conference for decades.


Football

Sheppard named NAIA All-American Honorable Mention

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland sophomore running back Treylon Sheppard was named NAIA All-American Honorable Mention, as released by the national office.


Esports

Matthew Reynolds Signs With eSports

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland eSports Coach Spencer Claypool announced the signing of Matthew Reynolds this week for the 2021-22 academic year.


Softball

Cumberland SB falls to Georgetown 4-3 in extra innings, lose series 2-1

GEORGETOWN, Ky.-- Cumberland Softball (16-23, 12-19 MSC) fell 4-3 to Georgetown (23-18, 14-15 MSC) in extra innings in game three of the Mid-South Conference Opening Round. The Phoenix fell 2-1 in the series overall after forcing a third game in an exciting 7-0 shutout victory.


Women's Tennis

Garijo Garrido and Hernandez named First Team All-MSC

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - The Mid-South Conference announced its 2021 women's tennis All-MSC teams and individual honors on Friday.


Men's Tennis

Five Phoenix earn All-Mid-South Accolades

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The 2020-21 Mid-South Conference Men's Tennis season awards have been released, conference officials announced on Friday.


Baseball

Hall of Fame Coach Woody Hunt's Career closes as Bethel sweeps MSC Opening Round

MCKENZIE, Tenn.--Legendary baseball coach Woody Hunt's storied career comes to a close after 41 seasons at t he helm of Cumberland baseball as Bethel sweeps the Mid-South Conference Opening Round with a pair of one run victories, 5-4 and 6-5.


Softball

Facing elimination, CU Softball forces game three against Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, Ky.-- After two games, the MSC Opening round series between Cumberland Softball and Georgetown College is tied up 1-1. Cumberland lost the first game 2-1 but took game two in an offensive explosion 7-0.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf ties for first in MSC Championship, but finishes second due to tiebreaker rules

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Cumberland men's golf finished the conference tournament tied for first place, but due to the tiebreaker rules Campbellsville takes the Mid-South Conference Tournament Crown ending the the three year run for the Phoenix as Tournament Champions.


Women's Tennis

Cumberland Women's Tennis receiving votes in final NAIA poll

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's tennis is receiving votes in the final installment of the NAIA women's Tennis Top-25 Poll.


Men's Tennis

Cumberland Men's Tennis back in NAIA Top 25, ranked 23rd

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's tennis has moved up to No. 23 in the final installment of the NAIA Men's Tennis Top-25 Poll.


Women's Golf

Lutts Signs with Women's Golf

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland golf coach Rich Williams announced the signing of Harrison, Ohio native Morgan Lutts to scholarship papers for the 2021-2022 academic year


Men's Golf

Men's Golf tied for first heading into the final round

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Adrian Steeger shot the second-best score of the day while Cumberland shots a 303 as a team in the second round in the Mid-South Conference Men’s Golf Championships at Bowling Green Country Club.


Esports

Preston Olivier Signs With eSports

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland Esports Coach Spencer Claypool announced the signing of Preston Olivier this week for the 2021-22 academic year.


Men's Track & Field

Mardy Scales Named Men's Outdoor Track & Field Coach of the Year

LEBANON, Tenn.- Coach Mardy Scales was named Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Coach of the Year due to his outstanding coaching performance during the 2021 season.


Softball

Softball set to face Georgetown in two-out-of-three series

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Mid-South Conference officials announced the opening-round pairings for the 2021 MSC Softball Tournament featuring the Phoenix headed to Georgetown, Ky.


Women's Track & Field

Women's Track and Field finishes seventh in MSC Championship

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky.-- After day Two of the Outdoor Mid-South Conference Track and Field Championships, the Cumberland Women finished in seventh place with a score of 62.


Men's Track & Field

Men's Track and Field finishes second in MSC Championship

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky.- After day Two of the Outdoor Mid-South Conference Track and Field Championships, the Cumberland Men finished in second place behind Lindsey Wilson College by 11 points with 197.


Men's Golf

Acotto and CU Men sit atop the leaderboard after round one

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Tomi Acotto shot five-under-par 67, senior Bryson Smith carded a 72, and Cumberland held the first-round lead in the team standings after Monday in the Mid-South Conference Men’s Golf Championships at Bowling Green Country Club.


Softball

CU Softball sweeps Martin Methodist in Coach Stanfill's last home doubleheader

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Softball (15-21, 11-17 MSC) sweeps the Martin Methodist RedHawks (9-27, 7-23 MSC) in a doubleheader for the second time this season. The Phoenix took game one 4-1 and won the second game in comeback fashion 6-5 in Coach Heather Stanfill's last home games with Cumberland.


Baseball

No. 20 IU-Southeast routs Cumberland in regular season finale

NEW ALBANY, Ind.-- Cumberland baseball wraps up their regular season with a 17-4 loss to No. 20 IU-Southeast on the road. The Phoenix and Grenadiers split the season series with the Grenadiers beating them in late February in Lebanon.


Baseball

Cumberland baseball to travel to Bethel in MSC Opening Round

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Cumberland baseball earns the eight-seed in the Mid-South Conference Tournament and is slated to take on No. 5 Bethel in McKenzie this weekend.


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

Men's T&F in second, Women in fourth at MSC Championships

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky.-- After day one of the Mid-South Conference Track and Field Championships, the Cumberland men sit in second place behind Lindsey Wilson College by one point with 50. The Cumberland women sit in fourth place with 37 points, 22 points back of first place Lindsey Wilson College.


Baseball

Phoenix Run Rule Bethel in Coach Hunt's Final Home Game

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball dominated from the opening pitch in a 11-1 run rule victory over the Bethel Wildcats in hall of fame coach Woody Hunt's final home game of his career.


Baseball

Baseball postponed to Sunday; Coach Hunt Celebration at 11:00 am

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball games against Bethel University have been postponed to Sunday, April 24 at 1:00 p.m.


Softball

Cumberland Softball splits doubleheader with Bethel on Senior Day

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Softball (13-21, 9-17 MSC) split the second doubleheader of the series against Bethel University (24-14, 18-14 MSC). The Phoenix got the bats going in the first game, winning 8-3, and fell in the second game 10-4.


Baseball

Bethel beats Phoenix in Game One; Game Two halted

LEBANON, Tenn.--Poor pitching leads to game one loss the second game of the doubleheader has been halted due to darkness. The game will resume in the bottom of the sixth inning with the Phoenix trailing 8-1 with bases loaded. Cumberland honored 20 seniors on the field before the game.


Women's Soccer

Rebecca Holloway on Qualifying for EURO 2022

FORMER CUMBERLAND WOMEN'S SOCCER PLAYER REBECCA HOLLOWAY SAYS HELPING NORTHERN IRELAND QUALIFY FOR EURO 2022 IS THE HIGHLIGHT OF HER CAREER.


Softball

Phoenix Softball splits first doubleheader with Bethel

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Softball (12-20, 8-16 MSC) split the first doubleheader of the series against Bethel University (23-13, 17-13 MSC). The Phoenix won the first game 7-2 before falling 9-1 to the Wildcats in game two by way of run-rule.


Women's Soccer, General

Haddock named 2020-21 Lindsey Donnell Award winner

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer player Sarah Haddock was voted the 2020-21 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.


Baseball

Phoenix hold on to beat No. 17 Reinhardt, 9-8

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Tyler Stokes hits a go-ahead home run in the seventh inning and Nolan Gazouski extended the lead with a two-out RBI double allowing Nick Hoefling to close the game with a six-out save to win 9-8 over No. 17 Reinhardt.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf takes third place at MSC Spring Classic; Nutu posts second place finish

CROSSVILLE, Tenn. - Cumberland women’s golf shoots the second-lowest round of the day to finish in third place at the Mid-South Conference Spring Classic at Cumberland Bear Trace on Tuesday afternoon.


Softball

Cumberland Softball rolls to two victories over Martin Methodist at home

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Softball earns two wins at home against Martin Methodist on Tuesday. The Phoenix won the first game 4-3 before pouring on the runs in a run-rule shortened 8-0 victory over the RedHawks.


Women's Golf

Nutu two strokes behind leader; Phoenix in tie for third

CROSSVILLE, Tenn. - Cumberland women’s golf sits in a tie for third place after the first round of the Mid-South Conference Spring Invitational at Cumberland Bear Trace on Monday.


Softball

Cumberland Softball cruises to a pair of big wins over TWU on the road

ATHENS, Tenn.-- Cumberland Softball (9-19, 5-15 MSC) sweeps a non-conference doubleheader on the road against Tennessee Wesleyan (21-11, 17-7 AAC). Cumberland pulled out a 5-3 win in the first game and a 14-6 offensive explosion win in game two.


Esports

Austin Bush Signs with eSports

LEBANON, TENN.- Cumberland Esports coach Spencer Claypool announced the signing of Austin Bush this week for the 2021-22 academic year.


Men's Track & Field

Oniyide Named MSC Track Athlete of the Week

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- Tobi Oniyide was voted Mid-South Conference Track Athlete of the Week for his stellar performance in the Tiger Paw Invitational.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis finishes as Mid-South Conference Tournament Runner-Up

OWENSBORO, Ky. - Cumberland men's tennis finishes as the Mid-South Conference Tournament Runner-Up after losing to top-seeded Lindsey Wilson in the title match at Centre Court Sunday evening.


Men's Tennis

Phoenix upsets the Cumberlands to advance to MSC Championship

OWENSBORO, Ky.--Cumberland men's tennis upsets No. 14 the University of the Cumberlands to advance to the Mid-South Conference Championships on Sunday against No. 11 Lindsey Wilson at 3:00 p.m.


Baseball

Lions sweep doubleheader to take the series

HENDERSON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball had control of game one until Josh Sears hit a go-ahead three-run blast in the eighth inning to give Freed-Hardeman the lead and the win. Lions would ride the momentum from the come from behind victory from game one to a 10 run third inning in game two to sweep the doubleheader and take the series.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix season ends with 5-1 loss to #1 Crusaders in NAIA Opening Round Final

HATTIESBURG, Miss.-- The Cumberland Women's Soccer team (10-4) falls short 5-1 in the NAIA Opening Round Final to #1 William Carey (17-0-1).


Softball

Cumberland falls 0-2 in the second doubleheader to #13 Freed-Hardeman

HENDERSON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Softball team (7-19, 5-15 MSC) drops a pair to #13 Freed-Hardeman (31-9, 19-7) in the second doubleheader of the weekend. Cumberland lost the first game 6-3 and the second game of the day 5-1.


Women's Tennis

Patriots beat Phoenix in MSC Semifinals, 4-1

OWENSBORO, Ky.--The University of the Cumberlands knocks out the Phoenix in the Mid-South Conference Semifinals at Centre Court in Owensboro, Ky., 4-1.


Baseball

Phoenix take game one from Freed-Hardeman

HENDERSON, Tenn.-- Big innings early led Cumberland to the win in the first game of the series as Cumberland posted 16 hits in a big day for the hitters.


Men's Tennis

Phoenix sweeps Thomas More to move to Semifinals

OWENSBORO, Ky.--Cumberland men's tennis cruises past Thomas More in the Mid-South Conference Quarterfinals, 4-0.


Softball

Cumberland Softball drops a pair to #13 Freed-Hardeman

HENDERSON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Softball team (7-17, 5-13 MSC) fall twice to #13 Freed-Hardeman (29-9, 17-7) in a doubleheader on Friday. Cumberland lost the first game 1-0 and the second game 5-1.


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

Cumberland Men's T&F wins Tiger Paw Invite, Women finish third

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.-- Cumberland men's and women's track and field programs competed at the Tiger Paw Invitational hosted by Campbellsville University on Friday against programs from both the NAIA and NCAA.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis beats Georgetown advances to MSC Semifinals

OWENSBORO, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's tennis tops Georgetown 4-1 to advance to the Mid-South Conference Semifinals at Moreland Park.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix advance to Opening Round Championship after 2-0 win

HATTIESBURG, Miss.--Cumberland controlled the pace of the match from the opening kick-off scoring two first-half goals and hanging on to a 2-0 win over Truett McConnell to advance to the NAIA Women's Soccer Opening Round Championship.


Football

Four Phoenix football players garner All-Conference accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University running back Treylon Sheppard was voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division and Josh Mathis, Kaleb Witherspoon, and Chase Whittemore earned Second Team honors, as released Thursday by the league office.


Softball

Cumberland Softball announces Martin Methodist Make Up Dates

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University softball announces the make-up dates against Martin Methodist for Tuesday, April 20 and Tuesday, April 27.


Baseball

Weather postpones baseball at Brescia

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball game scheduled for Wednesday at Brescia has been canceled due to inclement weather. The contest will be made up with a doubleheader on Wednesday, April 21 at 3 p.m. in Owensboro, Ky.


Women's Tennis

Mid-South Conference releases women's tennis tournament bracket

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Mid-South Conference officials released the 2020-21 MSC Women's Tennis Tournament bracket on Tuesday, following the conclusion of the conference's regular season. Cumberland receives a bye as the fifth seed in the tournament and will take on fourth-seeded Georgetown in the quarterfinals.


Men's Tennis

Mid-South Conference releases men's tennis tournament bracket

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Mid-South Conference officials released the 2020-21 MSC Men's Tennis Tournament bracket on Tuesday, following the conclusion of the conference's regular season. Cumberland receives a bye for the opening round in the tournament as the three seed and will take on the winner of the Thomas More vs. Shawnee State Opening Round match.


Men's Golf

Cumberland Men's Golf finishes second at MSC Spring Invitational

CROSSVILLE, Tenn.-- Cumberland men's golf is crowned co-Mid-South Conference Regular Season Champions after a second-place finish at the Spring Invitational.


Baseball

No. 13 Bryan's four home runs beats CU, 10-6

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball closes a nine-game homestand with a 10-6 loss against No. 13 Bryan College. Cumberland stranded 13 runners throughout the game leaving the bases loaded on three separate occasions.


Men's Golf

Walker, Lindgren, Hughes tied for first; Phoenix Golf tied for fourth after first round

CROSSVILLE, Tenn.-- Phoenix men's golf played a round of golf today at Bear Trace Golf Course as a part of the Mid-South Conference Spring Tournament. Cumberland sits in fourth place and is ten strokes back of tournament leader Lindsey Wilson College.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

CU Men's and Women's Tennis sweep UPike 7-0 on Senior Day

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland men's and women's tennis teams both earned 7-0 victories over The University of Pikeville on Senior Day.


Baseball

Stokes named MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Tyler Stokes was voted Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of the Week after batting .429 with five home runs, and 9 RBIs in four games for the Phoenix, as announced by the league office Monday.


Women's Soccer

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

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women's soccer earned an At-Large bid to the 2020 NAIA Women's Soccer National Championship, announced by the national office Monday morning.


Women's Golf

Sachdev Signs with Women's Golf

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University golf coach Rich Williams announced the addition of Jasmine Sachdev to the 2021-22 signing class.


Men's Bowling

Men's Bowling signs Scantland to scholarship papers

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland golf coach Christina Hollis announced the signing of Cookeville, Tenn. native Andrew Scantland to scholarship papers this week for the 2021-22 academic year.


Baseball

Martin Methodist takes game three, 4-3

LEBANON, Tenn.--Daniel Alvarez threw 8.1 strong innings on the mound punching out seven batters and allowed three earned runs, but one unearned run gave him the loss. The Phoenix scored one in the ninth to make it interesting, but could not push across the tying run as they stranded pinch-runner Corey Perkins in scoring position.


Men's Soccer

Undefeated Bethel's Golden Goal knocks Cumberland men's soccer out

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.-- After No. 4 Cumberland advanced to the Mid-South Conference Tournament Semifinals on some late dramatics the Phoenix and undefeated Wildcats were deadlocked late and were bound for penalty kicks again, but a counter-attack long ball to Alioune Diop was headed in off the left post for the golden goal victory.


Men's Cross Country

Kiplagat finishes in 80th at NAIA Championships

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Denis Kiplagat finished in 80th place individually at the 20 NAIA Men's Cross Country National Championships at Seminole Valley Park in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.


Football

Cumberland wins season finale 14-9 against Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Football team (2-5, 2-5 MSC) finished the season off with a big home win on Senior Day and Homecoming over Campbellsville (1-6, 1-6 MSC).


Baseball

Bats come alive in doubleheader sweep

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball bats came alive as the Phoenix scored 26 hits runs and cranked nine home runs in the twin-bill sweep over Martin Methodist.


Men's Soccer

4-2 Shootout Victory Sends Phoenix to Mid-South Semifinals

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland Men’s Soccer team advances to the Mid-South Conference Semifinals, due to Tyler Watson’s tying goal and a 4-2 shootout win against the Campbellsville Tigers.


Men's Tennis

No. 14 Cumberlands top Phoenix at home

LEBANON, Tenn.--No. 14 the University of the Cumberlands tops the 25th-ranked Phoenix at home, 5-2. Adrijan Hrzic and German Suarez each picked up singles victories for the Phoenix's two points.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix Fall to Patriots in MSC Opening Round

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Women’s Volleyball season comes to a close as they fall to the University of the Cumberlands, 3-1 in the opening round of the Mid-South Conference Tournament.


Men's Volleyball

Four Phoenix Earn All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn.--Caleb Ginnings, Luka Ilic, Christina Lester, and Jordan Pierce were each voted All-Mid-South Conference players released by the league office.


Men's Soccer

Bagayoko and Watson Earn All-MSC Honors

LEBANON, Tenn.--Senior Bakary Bagayoko was voted All-Mid-South Conference first team and Senior Tyler Watson was voted All-Mid-South Conference Second Team announced by the league office on Thursday.


Women's Volleyball

Carey, Johnson, and Galvan earn All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn.--Junior Nicole Carey and Sophomore Victoria Johnson was voted All-Mid-South Conference Second Team and freshman Lauren Galvan earned All-MSC Honorable Mention, announced by the league office on Wednesday.


Softball

CU Softball weekend series against Martin Methodist canceled

LEBANON, Tenn.-- This weekend's Cumberland Softball series with two doubleheaders on Apr. 9-10 at home against the Martin Methodist RedHawks has been canceled.


Baseball

Cumberland Baseball launches Virtual Auction

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University baseball launches their annual baseball auction virtually for the first time.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer sits at No. 21 in final regular-season polls

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's soccer remains at No. 21 in the final regular-season NAIA Top-25 Coaches' Polls, announced by the national office on Wednesday.


Softball

Cumberland Softball picks up a big road win, split doubleheader with Patriots

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky.-- The Cumberland Softball team (7-15, 5-11 MSC) split their doubleheader 1-1 with the University of the Cumberlands (30-12, 11-7 MSC). The Phoenix took the first game 8-7 and fell in the second 6-1.


Baseball

Late Rally not enough to overcome No. 1 Tennessee Wesleyan

LEBANON, Tenn. - Tyler Stokes highlighted a four-run eighth inning with a grand slam, but it was not enough for Cumberland to overcome a 9-4 loss to No. 1 Tennessee Wesleyan.


Men's Soccer

Bagayoko garners NAIA Offensive Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Bakary Bagayoko's four-goal performance against Martin Methodist last week continues to collect accolades as he garners NAIA Player of the Week, released by NAIA officials on Tuesday.


Baseball

Ryan Hunt named next Cumberland head baseball coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced Monday the hiring of CU alum Ryan Hunt as the next Cumberland baseball coach for the Phoenix, effective June 1, 2021.


Men's Soccer

Bagayoko garners second MSC Player of the Week accolades this season

LEBANON, Tenn.--Bakary Bagayoko's four-goal performance against Martin Methodist last week garners him Mid-South Conference Player of the Week, released by MSC officials on Monday.


Football

Sheppard earns MSC Offensive Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland sophomore running back Treylon Sheppard's career-night against Bethel earns him Mid-South Conference Offensive Player of the Week.


Men's Soccer

Phoenix Men's Soccer set to face Campbellsville in MSC Quarterfinals

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Cumberland is set to take on No. 5 seed Campbellsville in the Mid-South Conference Quarterfinals on Friday at 1:30 p.m., Mid-South Conference Officials announced on Saturday.


Women's Volleyball

Mid-South Conference Releases Women's Volleyball Tournament Bracket

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Mid-South Conference officials released the 2020-21 MSC Volleyball Tournament bracket on Saturday following the conclusion of the regular season, the Phoenix are the No. 7 seed and will face the No. 10 seed the University of the Cumberlands in the Opening Round.


Baseball

Cumberland Completes Four-Game Sweep of Talladega

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball walks off Talladega in game one and completes the four-game sweep with an 8-3 victory in game two.


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

Cumberland Track and Field competes at WKU Hilltopper Relays

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Cumberland men's and women's track and field programs competed in the WKU Hilltopper Relays on Friday and Saturday, featuring programs from across the NAIA and NCAA. The men notched three top-five finishes as a team and the women recorded two top fives.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix Falls to Redhawks in Mid-South Semifinals

COLUMBIA, Ky.- The Phoenix fell to the Redhawks, 2-0 in the Mid-South Conference Semifinals, and will wait to see if they receive an at-large bid for the NAIA national tournament.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland falls to Georgetown 3-0 in Regular Season Finale

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Women's Volleyball (11-17, 8-8 MSC) fell 3-0 to Georgetown College (13-5, 11-6 MSC) in the regular-season finale.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland falls 3-2 in close match against RV Life

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Women's Volleyball team (11-16, 8-7 MSC) fell 3-2 in a tight match against RV Life University (26-9, 10-5 MSC) on Senior Night.


Women's Soccer

Overtime Goal Leads Phoenix to Mid-South Conference Semifinals

COLUMBIA, Ky.- A tying goal by Arden Butler and an Overtime goal by Jennifer Segura leads the Phoenix to a 2-1 victory over the Wildcats and sends them to the Mid-South Conference Semifinals.


Football

Phoenix hold on to defeat the Wildcats, 41-38

MCKENZIE, Tenn. – Sophomore Treylon Sheppard carried the rock 47 times for 280 yards and three scores as the Phoenix rack up 457 yards of offense in the 41-38 win at Wildcat Stadium over Bethel.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix WVB pulls of comeback victory over Campbellsville on Senior Night

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Women's Volleyball team (11-15, 8-6 MSC) pulled off an impressive comeback to win 3-2 over Campbellsville University (17-7, 10-5 MSC) on Senior Night. Cumberland is currently on a three-match win streak


Men's Soccer

Bagayoko's Four Goals leads CU to victory

LEBANON, Tenn.--Bakary Bagayoko netted four goals that led the Phoenix to a 4-0 win and earn the fourth-seed in the Mid-South Conference Tournament. The Phoenix will have a first-round bye and await the results of the Opening Round matches next Tuesday.


Women's Soccer

Seven Women's Soccer Players Earn Mid-South Conference Awards

LEBANON, Tenn.- Seven Cumberland Women’s Soccer players were awarded Mid-South Conference, released by Mid-South Conference officials on Thursday.


Men's Volleyball

Cumberland Men's Volleyball Season Ends due to COVID-19 protocols

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's volleyball has stopped all volleyball actions due to COVID-19 protocols, suspending play for 13 days. The men would miss the remainder of their games on the schedule and the Mid-South Conference Tournament through protocols ending their season.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer moves up to No. 21

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's soccer moves up three spots in the NAIA Top-25 Coaches' Polls by jumping to No. 21.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix Women's Tennis drops eight spots to No. 25

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's tennis has dropped down eight spots to No. 25 in the fourth regular-season NAIA Women's Tennis Top 25 Polls.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis falls to No. 25 in the NAIA Polls

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's tennis has dropped down to No. 25 in the fifth NAIA Men's Tennis Top 25 Poll.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer set to face Bethel in MSC Quarterfinals Friday

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University will open up its tournament play against Bethel in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference tournament at 1:30 p.m CT Friday in Colombia, Ky.


Baseball

No. 1 Tennessee Wesleyan Run-Rules Cumberland

ATHENS, Tenn.-- Josh Morgan hit a two-run home run and Jose Vera added a solo shot in a three-run sixth inning, but that was all the Phoenix managed as No. 1 Tennessee Wesleyan run-ruled Cumberland 13-3 in seven innings.


Softball

Phoenix Softball goes 0-2 against TWU Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Softball team (6-14, 4-10 MSC) lost both games of the home doubleheader against Tennessee Wesleyan (11-5, 7-3 AAC). The Phoenix fell 5-3 in the first game and 7-5 in the second.


Men's Volleyball

Cumberland Defeats Midway in Close Match, 3-2

MIDWAY, Ky.- The Phoenix were able to comeback being down two sets, to defeat the Midway Eagles, 3-2.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis continues rolling with third straight shutout

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's tennis keeps rolling into their third straight 7-0 win over Bethel on Monday.


Softball

Cumberland fought hard against no. 3 Lindsey Wilson in two extra inning losses

COLUMBIA, Ky.-- The Cumberland Softball team (6-12, 4-10 MSC) pushed third ranked Lindsey Wilson (28-0, 20-0 MSC) to the limit on Monday night. The Phoenix ultimately fell 4-3 and 6-5 in extra innings.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix secures a three set victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Isabella Curcio posted a team-high 11 kills and Victoria Johnson recorded another double-double with 22 assists and 11 digs to lead Cumberland to a sweep over Bethel during Faculty Appreciation Night on Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis beats MSC foe Bethel 6-1

LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland men's tennis wins their third straight match taking care of Bethel 6-1.


Men's Track & Field

Oniyide and Dumoluhle Named Players of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.- Tobi Oniyide was voted Mid-South Conference Track Athlete of the Week, while also Sibandu Dumoluhle was voted Mid-South Field Athlete of the Week, as announced by the league office Monday.


Baseball

Custodio earns MSC Baseball Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland's Pablo Custodio was voted Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of the Week after batting .588 with three home runs, 10 hits and 9 RBIs in four games for the Phoenix, as announced by the league office Monday.


Men's Tennis

Hržić earns MSC Men's Tennis Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Adrijan Hrzic garnered Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week honors for the first time this season, posting three singles and three doubles wins for the Phoenix.


Women's Tennis

Garijo Garrido garners MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Ainhoa Garijo Garrido registered three singles and three doubles wins, earning Mid-South Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week honors Monday, as announced by the league office.


Women's Tennis

No. 17 Cumberland shuts out Martin Methodist

LEBANON, Tenn.--No. 17 Phoenix women's tennis continues rolling shutting out Martin Methodist 7-0 on Sunday.


Men's Tennis

Tennis edges RedHawks 4-3

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland men's tennis defeated Martin Methodist 4-3 in tennis action on Sunday.


Women's Track & Field

10 Top Five Finishes Places Women's T&F Second in Hilltop Classic

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.-Cumberland Women's track and field takes second place at the Hilltop Classic this weekend.


Men's Track & Field

Men's T&F wins four events places fourth at Hilltop Classic

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.-Cumberland men's track and field take fourth place at the Hilltop Classic this weekend.


Women's Golf

Cumberland Women's Golf finishes fourth at Oldfield Intercollegiate

OKATIE, S.C.--Cumberland women's golf shot a combined 323 on the second day of the tournament. Coupled with their day one score of 321, The Phoenix finish in fourth place at 64 over par.


Women's Golf

Cumberland Women's Golf tied for third at Oldfield Intercollegiate

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's golf shot a 321 in the first round at the Oldfield Intercollegiate to sit tied for third place.


Men's Volleyball

Cumberland Sweeps Truett McConnell, 3-0

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Phoenix swept the Truett McConnell Bears, 3-0 in day two of the Mid-South Tournament Pod!


Women's Cross Country

Women's XC finishes Sixth at MSC Championships

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Cumberland women's cross country finish in sixth as Sasha Petrova, India Mastin, and Elise Krone earn All-Conference honors.


Men's Cross Country

Phoenix Men's XC finishes 4th; Kipligat earns At-Large Bid to Nationals

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Cumberland men's cross country finish in fourth at the Mid-South Conference Championships at Phil Moore Park. Denis Kiplagat and Ethan Rhoden each posted Top-10 finishes to garner First Team All-Mid-South Conference while Luke Freeman earns Second Team All-Conference accolades.


Baseball

Lindsey Wilson hits a walk-off home run to take series

COLUMBIA, Ky.--Cumberland forced extra innings by scoring three runs in the ninth, but after leaving runners on in the 10th Lindsey Wilson hits a walk-off three run home run to take the series.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland WVB defeats Freed-Hardeman 3-0 at home

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Women's Volleyball team (9-15-1, 6-6 MSC) defeated Freed-Hardeman (15-13, 4-9 MSC) in three sets at home on Saturday.


Women's Tennis

No. 17 Women's Tennis shuts out Freed-Hardeman

HENDERSON, Tenn.--No. 17 Cumberland women's tennis rolls through Freed-Hardeman in conference action on Friday.


Men's Tennis

Phoenix blank Freed-Hardeman, 7-0

HENDERSON, Tenn.-No. 21 Cumberland men's tennis traveled to Henderson, Tennessee on Friday breezing past the Lions with a 7-0 victory.


Women's Soccer

Mid-South Conference Women's Soccer Tournament Bracket Released

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mid-South Conference officials released the 2021 MSC Women’s Soccer Tournament bracket on Friday following the conclusion of the conference’s regular season.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix falls to Warner 3-0 and Sweeps St. Andrews 3-0

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Phoenix fell in the first match against the Royals 3-0, but bounced back and swept the St. Andrew Knights, 3-0.


Baseball

Baseball splits twin-bill with Blue Raiders

COLUMBIA, Ky.--Cumberland and Lindsey Wilson split a slugfest and a pitcher's dual in Friday doubleheader action at Egnew Park in Columbia, Kentucky.


Softball

Cumberland SB splits first doubleheader against Shawnee State

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Softball team (6-10, 4-8 MSC) split a doubleheader against Shawnee State (3-15, 1-13) in a doubleheader on Friday. The Phoenix won the first game 5-0 but fell to the Bears in the second game 3-2.


Women's Soccer

Cumberland Women's Soccer match cancelled against #5 Martin Methodist

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Phoenix Women's Soccer match on the road against Martin Methodist scheduled for Friday, Mar.26, is cancelled due to poor field conditions.


Women's Volleyball, General

Cumberland Women's Volleyball vs RV Life postponed


Women's Tennis

No. 17 Women's Tennis loses to Marian, 5-2

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's tennis drops a 5-2 match to 25th-ranked Marian.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis loses to No. 25 Marian in Singles

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's tennis loses a tight contest to No. 23 Marian University.


Men's Soccer

Second Half Surge Leads Blue Raiders over Phoenix

COLUMBIA, Ky. - Bakary Bagayoko scored two goals for the Phoenix, but it was not enough to keep pace with three second half goals by Lindsey Wilson as they fell to the Blue Raiders, 4-2.


Baseball

Cumberland's 10 runs not enough to beat No. 15 Bryan

DAYTON, Tenn.--Tyler Jones cranked two home runs while Pablo Custodio and Jose Vera each went 3-for-5 with three RBIs, but it was not enough to defeat No. 15 Bryan on the run.


Softball

Cumberland Softball goes winless in doubleheader against #3 Lindsey Wilson

COLUMBIA, Ky.-- The Cumberland Softball team (5-9, 3-7 MSC) went winless in a doubleheader against #3 Lindsey Wilson (24-0, 18-0 MSC) in a doubleheader on Monday. The Blue Raiders won the first game 2-0 and the second game at 13-5.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix Fall Short to Blue Raiders, 1-0

COLUMBIA, Ky. - The Phoenix end their six game winning streak by falling short to the Blue Raiders, losing the match, 1-0.


Men's Golf

Smith wins Wolf Pack Spring Invitational; Phoenix finish Second

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland senior Bryson Smith won the tournament outright for his first career win. Isaac Walker finished second outright and the Phoneix took home the runner-up trophy at the Wolf Pack Spring Invitational.


Men's Golf

Smith tied for First; Phoenix Golf in Second after 27 holes

ABITA SPRINGS, La.--Cumberland men's golf played 27 holes today at Money Hill Golf and Country Club on day one of the Wolf Pack Spring Invitational.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix MVB falls to #14 Life on the road 3-1

MARIETTA, Ga.-- The Cumberland Men's Volleyball team (8-10, 5-5 MSC) fell 3-1 to #14 Life University (9-3, 6-3) on the road on Monday.


Men's Soccer

Bagayoko garners MSC Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland forward Bakary Bagayoko garners Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week honors Monday after posting four goals and one assist in two matches for the Phoenix, as announced by the league office.


Women's Volleyball

Shawnee State tops Cumberland, 3-1

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio--Cumberland women's volleyball played their make-up match with Shawnee State this afternoon losing 3-1 after taking the first set.


Baseball

Baseball Splits Double Header losing Thomas More series

LEBANON, Tenn.--After losing the first game of the series to Thomas More late, Cumberland looked primed to take two today from the opening frame of game one.


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

Cumberland Men's and Women's T&F records multiple top fives at the Falcon Classic

MONTEVALLO, Al. -- Cumberland men's and women's indoor track and field competed in the Falcon Classic on Friday and Saturday, at the University of Montevallo featuring programs from across the NAIA and NCAA. The men notched six top five finishes as a team and the women recorded three top fives.


Softball

Cumberland falls 0-2 in second doubleheader to #16 Campbellsville

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.-- The Cumberland Softball team (5-7, 3-5 MSC) went 0-2 on the day against the #16 Campbellsville Tigers (21-7, 12-2) in a doubleheader on Monday. Campbellsville won the first game 9-1 and the second game at 11-6.


Men's Soccer

Second Half Goals Leads Phoenix over Tigers

LEBANON, TENN.- Thomas Groenhilder’s two goals and goals by Bakary Bagayoko, and Brandon Gonzalez helps Cumberland men's soccer defeat the Campbellsville Tigers, 4-2


Women's Soccer

Segura's Overtime Goal Leads Phoenix to Victory

LEBANON, TENN.- Jennifer Segura hits a golden goal in double overtime at the 106th minute, to lead the Phoenix to victory over the Campbellsville Tigers, 1-0.


Women's Tennis

No. 17 Women's Tennis sweeps Thomas More

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.-- Cumberland women's tennis sweeps Thomas More for their third straight victory.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis picks up Third Straight Win

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.--Cumberland men's tennis picks up their third straight win in three straight days with a 5-2 victory over Thomas More.


Baseball

Cumberland Baseball falls apart in Late Innings

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland had everything pointing in the right direction for a win with the NAIA leader in saves on the mound in the ninth inning but walks, a misplay, and an error allowed Thomas More to escape with a game one 9-8 win.


Softball

Cumberland drops a pair of games to #16 Campbellsville on the road

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.-- The Cumberland Softball team (5-5, 3-3 MSC) went 0-2 on the day against the #16 Campbellsville Tigers (19-7, 10-2) in a doubleheader on Monday. Campbellsville won the first game 13-4 and thwarted the Phoenix comeback in the second game at 13-11.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix Defeats the Midway Eagles, 3-1

LEBANON, TENN.- The Phoenix were able to win the battle of the birds, by defeating the Midway Eagles, 3-1


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix fall to No. 23 Lindsey Wilson, 3-0

COLUMBIA, KY.- The Phoenix fell to conference opponent No. 23 ranked Lindsey Wilson, 3-0.


Women's Tennis

No. 17 Women's Tennis tops Bears 5-2

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's tennis handled Shawnee State in Cincinnati with a 5-2 win Friday afternoon.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis breeze past Shawnee State

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's tennis breeze past Shawnee State 7-0.


Football

Cumberland struggles on the road, falls to Pikeville 38-13

PIKEVILLE, Ky.-- Cumberland played Pikeville close at the start of the game, leading the Bears 13-7 at the end of the first quarter. The wheels fell off from that point on, with Pikeville shutting out the Cumberland offense and scoring 31 unanswered points. The Cumberland Football team (0-5) fell 38-17 to Pikeville (2-2) on the road.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland Defeats Martin Methodist in Close Match, 3-2

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Women’s Volleyball team were able to win in a tough conference match, 3-2 against the Martin Methodist Redhawks.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis defeats MBU in singles

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's tennis started slow after a delayed start this morning but picked it up to get the 4-2 win over Missouri Baptist.


Men's Volleyball

Cumberland Men's Volleyball earns 3-0 victory over Bluefield

BLUEFIELD, Va.-- The Cumberland Men's Volleyball team (7-9, 4-4 MSC) earned a 3-0 over Bluefield College (6-13, 3-7) on the road on Thursday.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Reschedules Game Against Martin Methodist

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland University Women’s Soccer and Martin Methodist have pushed their game back to next Friday the 26th due to inclement weather in the area.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis sweeps Missouri Baptist

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's tennis gets the 7-0 sweep over Missouri Baptist Thursday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Softball

Softball pushes series back with Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland University and Campbellsville have pushed their series back to Saturday and Sunday due to inclement weather in the Kentucky area.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf inks Mollesand to Scholarship Papers

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland golf coach Rich Williams announced the signing of Kalmar, Sweden native Domino Mollesand to scholarship papers this week for the 2021-22 academic year.


Men's Cross Country

XC and Track & Field sign Kenyan Nickson Kipkosgei

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the addition of Nickson Kipkosgei to the 2021-22 signing class.


Men's Tennis

Cumberland Men's Tennis sits at #21 in NAIA Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's tennis has stayed at No. 21 in the fourth NAIA Men's Tennis Top 25 Poll.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis remains at No. 17 in latest NAIA Polls

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's tennis remains at No. 17 in the latest NAIA Women's Tennis Top 25 Polls.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer enters NAIA Top-25 Polls

LEBANON, Tenn.--For the first time this season, Cumberland women's soccer has entered the NAIA Top-25 Coaches' Polls at No. 24.


Men's Soccer

Cumberland Men's Soccer and Georgetown play to a 4-4 draw

GEORGETOWN, Ky. -- The Cumberland Men's Soccer team (3-3-1, 3-3-1 MSC) played to a 4-4 draw with the Georgetown Tigers (3-2-3, 2-1-3 MSC) on Tuesday.


Women's Soccer

Cumberland Women's Soccer wins fifth match in a row 2-0 over Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, Ky. -- The Cumberland Phoenix Women's Soccer team (7-1-0, 6-1-0 MSC) earned a 2-0 victory over the Georgetown Tigers (4-5-0, 2-5-0 MSC) on the road on Tuesday. The win marks the fifth in a row for the Women since falling 1-0 at the University of the Cumberlands.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Reschedules No. 5 Martin Methodist

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's soccer reschedules match with No. 5 Martin Methodist due to rain in the forecast for Thursday.


Women's Golf

Rain cancels Round Two; Women's Golf finishes Second

GAINESVILLE, Ga.--Rain cancels round two at the Chattahoochee Golf Club leaving yesterday's scores as the final for the tournament.


Women's Golf

Phoenix Golf in Second after Round One

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's golf shot a 328 in the first round at the Golden Tigers Spring Invitational to sit solely in second place.


Women's Bowling, General, Headlines

Cumberland Women's Bowling competes at MSC Championships

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-- The Cumberland Women's Bowling team competed at the Mid-South Conference Bowling Championships on Mar. 12-13.


Men's Bowling

Cumberland Men's Bowling finishes 3-2 at MSC Bowling Championships

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-- The Cumberland Men's Bowling team pulled off upsets against higher seeded to finish 3-2 overall at the Mid-South Conference Bowling Championships.


Football

Leddon Earns Defensive Player of the Week Honors

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland's Champ Leddon garners Mid-South Bluegrass Division Defensive Player of the Week honors, as announced by the league office.


Men's Cross Country

Kiplagat named MSC Men's XC Runner of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Denis Kipligat has been selected as the Mid-South Conference Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week, conference official announces Monday.


Women's Cross Country

Krone tabbed MSC Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Elise Krone has been selected as the Mid-South Conference Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week, conference official announces Monday.


Women's Cross Country

Women's XC takes First at RedHawk Last Chance 5k

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's cross country took first place out of two teams at the RedHawk Last Chance 5k on Saturday.


Men's Cross Country

Phoenix Men's Cross Country take First at RedHawk Last Chance 5k

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland cross country took first out of two teams at the RedHawk Last Chance 5k on Saturday.


Men's Soccer

Thomas More's 35th minute goal edges Phoenix

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.- Cumberland men’s soccer dropped a tight 1-0 contest filled with physical back and forth action.


Women's Soccer

Scholz's 82nd minute goal provides CU with a 1-0 victory

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.—Cumberland women’s soccer got a 1-0 victory in a back and forth match up with Thomas More.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland defeats Freed-Hardeman, 3-2

LEBANON, Tenn- The Phoenix were able to win in a tight match against Freed-Hardeman, 3-2.


Football

No. 4 Lindsey Wilson pulls away in the Second Half

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland got up early on the Blue Raiders dealing them their first deficit of the season, but No. 4 Lindsey Wilson and Cameron ukes took off in the second and third quarter for 42 points winning 56-22.


Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball this weekend has been postponed

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's volleyball is postponing this weekend due to COVID-19 protocols, announced by Cumberland University officials Friday morning.


Softball

Softball announces Schedule Changes due to Forecast next week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University softball announces changes in the schedule due to inclement weather in the forecast for Monday and Tuesday.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix WVB tops RV Life 3-1 and falls to Bryan College 3-0

MARIETTA, Ga.-- The Cumberland Women's Volleyball team (6-13, 3-4 MSC) went 1-1 in matches against Life University and Bryan College. The Phoenix won 3-1 against RV Life (19-6, 5-2 MSC) and fell to 3-0 Bryan College (16-2).


Women's Tennis

No. 17 Cumberland defeats No. 25 St. Thomas, 4-3

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's tennis defeats No. 25 in a tight 4-3 win.


Esports

Brenden Dickens Signs with eSports

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland Esports coach Spencer Claypool announced the signing of Brenden Dickens this week for the 2021-22 academic year.


Men's Tennis

No. 18 St. Thomas defeats No. 21 Men's Tennis, 4-3

LEBANON, Tenn.-Cumberland men's tennis dropped a 4-3 match to No. 18 St. Thomas.


Men's Bowling, Women's Bowling

MSC Bowling Championships Begins on Friday Morning

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The 2021 Mid-South Conference Bowling Championships are set to begin on Friday morning and runs through Saturday at Southern Lanes in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Cross Country

Cross Country signs Parguay native Daniela Rivera

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Paraguay native Daniela Rivera to scholarship papers for the 2021-22 academic year.


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball Make-Up Date with Shawnee State Rescheduled

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's volleyball announces their make-up date with Shawnee State for Sunday, March 21 at 1:00 p.m. central time in Portsmouth, Ohio.


Baseball

Tickets on sale for Coach Hunt's Final Home Series

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland Athletics announces that tickets are officially on sale for legendary baseball coach Woody Hunt's final home series against Bethel University on April 23-24.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

Cross Country makes changes to weekend meet

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University cross country has moved from the Drakes Creek Scramble this Saturday to the RedHawk Last Chance 5K.


Men's Volleyball

Cumberland MVB falls 3-0 on the road to #4 Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Men's Volleyball team (6-9, 3-3 MSC) lost 3-0 on the road in a Mid-South Conference matchup to fourth-ranked Campbellsville University (15-3, 7-1).


Men's Golf

Phoenix Men's Golf finishes 8th at Skyhawk invitiational

PINE MOUNTAIN, Ga.-- Cumberland Men's golf placed eighth in the Skyhawk Invitational on Tuesday. The Phoenix finished the tournament 47 strokes above par, 39 strokes back of tournament winner Truett-McConnell.


Men's Soccer

Bagayoko nets a hat trick in Phoenix 5-1 win

LEBANON, Tenn.--Bakary Bagayoko netted three goals in the 5-1 win over the University of Pikeville in men's soccer action Tuesday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix dominate Bears on Senior Day

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's soccer honors seven seniors before defeating the Pikeville Bears 9-0.


Men's Bowling

Lebanon bowler signs with CU

Lebanon High Class of 2021 bowler Caleb Gregory signed scholarship papers Saturday, March 6 at Pro Bowl West to continue his academic and athletic career at Lebanon's Cumberland University.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf in 9th at Skyhawk Invitational

PINE MOUNTAIN, Ga.--Phoenix men's golf played 36 holes today at Callaway Gardens as a part of the Skyhawk Invitational hosted by Point University.


Women's Golf

Scenna Named MSC Women's Golfer of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland sophomore Pilar Scenna finished tied for fourth place in the Georgetown Pinehurst Invitational, garnering Mid-South Conference Women's Golfer of the Week accolades, as announced by the league office.


Men's Soccer

Phoenix Shutout Bears, 2-0

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Phoenix scored an early goal from Bakary Bagayoko and never looked back, shutting out conference opponent Shawnee State, 2-0.


Women's Soccer

Cumberland Women's Soccer defeats Shawnee State 1-0

LEBANON, Tenn. - The Cumberland Phoenix Women's Soccer team (4-1-0, 3-1-0 MSC) secured a 1-0 win over the Shawnee State Bears (5-3-0, 2-3-0 MSC) at home on Sunday.


Wrestling

Walker finishes as 133 National Runner-Up

WICHITA, Kan.--Esco Walker drops the national title bout to Indiana Tech's Conner Gimson.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix Soar Past Rams in 3-1 Victory

LEBANON, TENN.- The Phoenix were able to defeat the Bluefield Rams, 3-1.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix Women's Volleyball rolls UC Patriots 3-0

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Women's Volleyball team (5-12, 2-4 MSC) got a big 3-0 conference win over the University of the Cumberlands Patriots (2-6, 1-3 MSC).


Wrestling

Walker advances to National Title Bout at 7:00 p.m.

WICHITA, Kan.--133-pounder Esco Walker advances to the national championship tonight at 7:00 p.m.


Men's Track & Field

Pontillo places 6th 800m Finals garners All-American honors

YANKTON, S.D.--Cumberland Track and Field runner Georget Pontillo placed 6th in the 800m finals at the NAIA Men's Track & Field Indoor National Championships to garner All-American status.


Men's Volleyball

Cumberland Men's Volleyball falls to Siena Heights and William Penn

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Men's Volleyball team (5-7) drops a pair of matches on Friday. The Phoenix lost 3-0 to RV Siena Heights College (5-3) and 3-1 to William Penn University (7-8).


Wrestling

Wrestling sets Program Record in Day One of the National Championships

WICHITA, Kan.--Day one of the NAIA National Championships saw eight Phoenix wrestlers hit the mat with only two left for a chance to win a national title, Esco Walker and Patrick Depiazza. Cumberland after Day One has five wrestlers that have achieved All-American status with a chance to make more noise in the tournament.


Men's Tennis

Phoenix drop ranked tennis match with No. 19 Grace

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's tennis dropped a ranked match-up with No. 19 Grace College.


Baseball

Baseball suspends play through March 18

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball has entered COVID-19 protocols due to a positive test, suspending play through March 18, Cumberland officials announced Friday afternoon.


General

Woman of Wilson: Dr. Katie Arnold

Before she became Director of Athletic Training at Cumberland University, Katie Arnold also attended the university and played basketball there.


Baseball

Baseball Series at No. 8 Cumberlands is Postponed

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball's series against No. 8 Cumberlands has been postponed due to COVID-19 protocols.


Men's Tennis

Tennis edges Sewanee on the road, 5-4

SEWANEE, Tenn. - Cumberland men's tennis team picked up a close win, 5-4, over Sewanee tennis Thursday afternoon.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix Sweep Bears, 3-0

LEBANON, TENN.- Cumberland Women's volleyball had a tremendous outing against the University of Pikeville. The Phoenix topped the Bears 3-0 in a fantastic performance.


Men's Track & Field

Pontillo Qualifies for the 800M Finals at the NAIA Track and Field Championships

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland Track and Field runner Georget Pontillo placed second in his heat and fifth overall in the 800M run at the NAIA Indoor Track and Field National Championships in Yankton, S.D


Football, Men's Soccer, Men's Volleyball, Softball, Women's Soccer, General, Headlines

Cumberland Athletics announces schedule changes

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Athletic Department announces schedule changes for Soccer, Football, and Softball


Men's Basketball

Former men's basketball player Davis drafted by Syracuse Stallions

LEBANON, Tenn.--Former Cumberland men's basketball standout DeMari Davis was drafted sixth overall to the Syracuse Stallions in The Basketball League draft last Sunday.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix women's tennis moves to No. 17 in NAIA Polls

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's tennis has moved up one spot to No. 17 in the third NAIA Women's Tennis Top-25 Poll.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis Drops to No. 21 in NAIA Polls

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's tennis has dropped up one spot to No. 20 in the third NAIA Men's Tennis Top 25 Poll.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix Women's Soccer Receiving Votes in First NAIA Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland Women's Soccer sits just outside the Top-25 in the first NAIA Top-25 Women's Soccer Polls, released by the national office.


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball drops four-set match to Bethel

MCKENZIE, Tenn.--Cumberland women's volleyball dropped a four-set match at Bethel on Monday evening.


Men's Track & Field

Dumoluhle and Pontillo set for NAIA Indoor T&F Championships

LEBANON, Tenn.--Georget Pontillo and Sibanda Dumoluhle are the two Phoenix qualifiers for the NAIA Indoor National Championship that is being held at the Ruth Donohoe First Dakota Fieldhouse in Yankton, S.D.


Men's Soccer

Phoenix fall in Double OT to Life 2-1

MARIETTA, Ga.--Tyler Watson scored to put the Phoenix on the board first, but the barrage of shots from the Running Eagles finally went to the back of the net late in the first half before Life captured the golden goal in double overtime.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix Lose Heartbreaker to #2 Tigers

LEBANON, TENN.- Phoenix hard fought match, ended short by falling to the #2 ranked Tigers, 3-2.


Women's Soccer

Cumberland Women's Soccer tops Life University 1-0 on the road

MARIETTA, Ga. - The Cumberland Phoenix Women's Soccer team got a crucial 1-0 win over Life University Running Eagles in a battle of the birds.


Baseball

Baseball splits with the Buffaloes as game two comeback was stifled

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball gets the split with Milligan College after winning game one on a sixth inning rally and the squad attempted to get another late comeback in game two, but was shut down by Milligan's bullpen.


Women's Golf

Phoenix Women's Golf finishes second at Georgetown College Invite

PINEHURST, N.C.-- Cumberland Women's golf placed second in the Georgetown College Invite on Tuesday. The Phoenix moved up the leaderboards with a strong day two performance to finish as the runner-up.


Softball

Softball postponed through March 15

LEBANON, Tenn.--Phoenix softball has entered have entered COVID-19 protocols suspending play through March 15, Cumberland officials announced Friday afternoon.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf sits in Fifth at Georgetown College Invitational

PINEHURST, N.C.-Cumberland women’s golf sits in fifth place at the Georgetown College Invitational after day one. The team shot a 349 (+61) in their first round and sit 30 strokes behind the leaders.


Softball

Cumberland Softball goes 1-1 in Union College doubleheader

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Softball team (5-3, 3-1 MSC) went 1-1 on the day against the Union College Bulldogs (3-5, 0-0) in a doubleheader on Monday.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf are Receiving votes in the latest NAIA Coaches' Top 25 poll

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland Women's golf is receiving votes in the latest NAIA Coaches Top 25 Poll released by the national office.




Women's Basketball

Miller earns Mid-South Conference Honorable Mention Honors

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's basketball player Britany Miller earns Mid-South Conference Honorable Mention honors released by the conference office on Friday.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf enters the NAIA Coaches' Top 25 poll at No. 18

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland men's golf moved in to the NAIA Coaches Top 25 Poll at No. 18 released by the national office.


Men's Soccer

Cumberland Men's Soccer falls 2-0 on the road to the UC Patriots

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky- The Cumberland Men's Soccer team (1-0-0, 1-0-0) were unable to put any shots in the back of the net and fall 2-0 to the University of the Cumberlands (2-4-2, 2-1-1).


Women's Soccer

Phoenix Fall Short to Patriots

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. - The Phoenix fell short to the Patriots, losing the match, 1-0.


Men's Basketball

No. 1 seed Shawnee State too much for Phoenix in MSC Quarterfinals

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--Cumberland fought from behind all game and trailed by as much a 22. The Phoenix battled to cut it to a single-digit deficit in the closing minutes, but the Bears knocked down their free throws to win 90-75 in the Mid-South Conference Quarterfinals.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix fall to Blue Raiders and Seahawks

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Phoenix go 0-2 on the day falling to Lindsey Wilson, 3-1 and Keiser University, 3-0.


Men's Basketball

Ridley, King, and Stephens garner All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn.--Aaron Ridley, Tavon King, and Isaac Stephens each garner All-Mid-South Conference honors released by MSC officials on Friday.


Football

Sloppy game ends in Phoenix 19-7 loss

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland and No. 17 Georgetown turned the ball over eight times total on a rainy Friday evening in Lebanon. Georgetown College came up with a 19-7 win on the road.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix MVB fall to Reinhardt 3-1 and top Webber 3-2

WALESKA, Ga.-- The Cumberland Men's Volleyball team fell to Reinhardt University 3-1 and defeated Webber International 3-2 on Saturday to move to 5-5 on the season.


Softball

Phoenix Softball splits second doubleheader against Pikeville

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Softball team (4-2, 3-1 MSC) splits the second doubleheader against the Pikeville Bears (1-3, 1-3 MSC). The Phoenix lost the first game 3-1 late, but got the bats going in the second game to win 14-0.


Baseball

Lindsey picks up Sixth save in Series Finale

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.--Zavien Lindsey picked up his NAIA leading sixth save of the season in a 4-2 win over Campbellsville in the season finale.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix go 0-2 on the Day against Redhawks and Seahawks

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Phoenix went 0-2 on the night falling to Martin Methodist and Kesier University, 3-0.


Baseball

Baseball swept in twinbill by Campbellsville

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.--Campbellsville used a late home run in game one to lift them to a win and followed with two big innings in game two to get the doubleheader sweep over Cumberland.


Men's Bowling, Women's Bowling

MSC Officials Honor the Late Lynne Jordan with Renaming of Tournament

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Mid-South Conference Commissioner Eric Ward announced today that the Louisville Collegiate Bowling Classic will be renamed the Lynne Jordan Memorial Classic.


Softball

Phoenix Softball soars past Pikeville Bears with two wins in the doubleheader

LEBANON, Tenn. -- The Cumberland Softball Team (3-1, 2-0 MSC) defeated the University of Pikeville Bears (0-2, 0-2 MSC) 3-1 in game one and 10-3 in the second game of the doubleheader. The bats came alive for the Phoenix in their Mid-South Conference opener.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis gets swept by No. 9 Indiana Wesleyan

LEBANON, Tenn.--No. 20 Men's Tennis had three individuals go deep into the third set, but ultimately the Phoenix were blanked by No. 9 Indiana Wesleyan in their first match of the season. Indiana Wesleyan stayed perfect on the season going 16-0 up to this point.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix Fall to Wildcats, 7-0

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland Women's tennis drops home match with No. 9 Indiana Wesleyan, 7-0.


Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball season ends in Opening Round loss at Pikeville

PIKEVILLE, Ky.--Cumberland women's basketball held a fourth-quarter lead but fell down the stretch in the Mid-South Conference Opening Round loss against Pikeville, 63-60, to end their season.


General

Dr. Valerie King Earns Faculty Team of the Year Award

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Cumberland University Professor of Marketing, Valerie King, garnered the Mid-South Conference Faculty Team of the Year award.


Baseball

Cumberland Hands 11th-Ranked IU-Southeast 8-5 Loss

LEBANON, Tenn.- Despite striking out 11 times through 8 innings, the Phoenix were able to knock off the Grenadiers of Indiana Southeast 8-5.


Men's Basketball

Late run sends Cumberland to the MSC Quarterfinals

LEBANON, Tenn.--Phoenix men's basketball were trailing Life 60-50 with 8:06 to play, but Cumberland went off for a 14-2 run over the course of the next two minutes to flip the script and give them their first lead.


Men's Soccer

Late Overtime Goal Leads Phoenix to 3-2 Victory

JACKSON, Tenn.- Cumberland’s breakaway goal in overtime, led the Phoenix (1-0-0, 1-0-0) to a 3-2 victory over the Lions (0-2-0, 0-1-0).


Men's Golf

Cumberland Men's Golf finishes fifth at the Ram Spring Invitational

MOBILE, Ala.-- Cumberland Men's golf placed fifth in the Ram Spring Invite on Tuesday. The Phoenix finished the tournament 38 strokes above par, 18 strokes back of tournament winner Lindsey Wilson College.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix Fly Past Lions, Winning 5-0

JACKSON, Tenn.- A handful of goals by the Phoenix, helps Cumberland defeat the Freed-Hardeman Lions, 5-0.


Softball

Cumberland Softball splits doubleheader with Bryan College

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Softball opened up the 2021 season at home with a doubleheader against Bryan College on Tuesday. The Lions took the first game 7-2, then the Phoenix won the second game 2-0 to split the series.


Men's Volleyball

Cumberland's Ginnings receives MSC Defensive Player of the Week Award

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men’s volleyball's Caleb Ginnings earned Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week.


Wrestling

Eight Phoenix wrestlers advance to the NAIA National Championship

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-- Eight Cumberland wrestlers are advancing to the 64th Annual NAIA National Championship in Park City, Kan. to compete as individuals.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

Cumberland Basketball MSC Tournament Game Times Announced

LEBANON, Tenn.- Mid-South Conference announces Men's and Women's Basketball 2021 Tournament Opening Round game times. The Men's Basketball team is set to face off against Life University on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 6:00 p.m. CST. The Women's Basketball team will play on the road against the University of Pikeville on Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 1:00 p.m. CST.


Baseball

Three Long Balls not enough in 8-4 loss

MARION, N.C.--Cumberland cranked three home runs, but it was not enough to match Point Park in Cumberland's final game at the Battle at Big League.


Football

Patriots rout Phoenix on the road

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky.--After having to practice inside all week due to the icy conditions and not being able to put the pads on the Phoenix were routed by the Patriots on the road 42-12.


Baseball

Big inning sends Phoenix past Eagles

MARION, N.C.--Nate Corhouse picked up three hits and scored three runs, Ethan Shelton hit a two-run home run, and starter Hooper Mills tossed 5 1/3 innings to pick up the victory allowing just two runs.


Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball set to host Life Tuesday in MSC Tournament Opening Round

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Mid-South Conference officials released the 2021 MSC Men's Basketball Tournament bracket on Saturday following the conclusion of the conference’s regular season. Cumberland men's basketball has finished in the eighth seed after posting an 8-11 Mid-South Conference record and will host Life on Tuesday for a chance to go to the quarterfinals.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix Fly Past Saints, 3-1

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.-- The Phoenix won, 3-1 on the road tonight against conference rival Thomas More.


Wrestling

Wrestling Claims Three Individual Champions; Finish Second as a Team At MSC Tourney

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--Cumberland University wrestling had a strong showing at the Mid-South Conference tournament today finishing with 137.0 points for second place. Carter Cox, Cole Smith, and Esco Walker each claimed championships in their individual weight class.


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

Track and Field posts nine top five finishes at the Kentucky Indoor Collegiate Invite

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Cumberland men's and women's indoor track and field competed in the Kentucky Indoor Collegiate Invite Saturday, featuring 20 plus programs from across the NAIA and NCAA.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix Men's Basketball cruise to 69-53 win over Life

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Phoenix Men's Basketball team (9-12, 8-11 MSC) tops the Life Running Eagles (9-10, 5-10) 69-53 on Senior Day.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix Fall to Saints, 3-0

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.-- The Phoenix lost on the road tonight to Thomas More, falling in straight sets to their conference rival.


Women's Basketball

Mid-South Conference Releases MSC Women's Basketball Bracket

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Mid-South Conference officials released the 2021 MSC Women's Basketball Tournament bracket Saturday following the conclusion of the conference's regular season.


Women's Basketball

Cumberland Women's Basketball tops Life 78-60 on Senior Day

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Phoenix Women's Basketball team (3-11, 2-11 MSC) tops the Life Running Eagles (2-12, 0-11) 78-60 on Senior Day.


Baseball

Phoenix bats asleep against Point Park 2-1 loss

MARION, N.C.--After an 8:00 a.m. first pitch, both teams struggled with the bats with a combined nine hits. Point Park's Ed Pfluger hit a go-ahead home run in the top of the eighth to break a 1-1 tie and give the Pioneers a 2-1 win.


Baseball

Custodio's Grand Slam lifts the Phoenix past Montreat

MARION, N.C.--Pablo Custodio's 5-RBI day was enough for the Phoenix to pick up a 7-4 victory over Montreat on the first day at the Battle at Big League.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf Placed 10th in WGCA Coaches Polls

CORAL SPRINGS, FL. – The Cumberland Women’s Golf Team was ranked 10th in NAIA in the recent WGCA Coaches polls.


Softball

Theall named Phoenix Softball's next Head Coach

LEBANON, Tenn.--Director of Athletics Ron Pavan has named Stephanie Theall the next head coach of the Phoenix Softball program after the announcement of Heather Stanfill's resignation at the end of the season.


Baseball

Battle at Big League Schedule Change

LEBANON, Tenn.--Baseball will be taking part in the Battle at Big League this weekend in Marion, North Carolina. The schedule was altered Thursday afternoon afternoon after a team dropped out.



Baseball

Battle at Big League Schedule Released

LEBANON, Tenn.--Baseball will be taking part in the Battle at Big League this weekend in Marion, North Carolina. The schedule was released Thursday morning and the Phoenix will play in four games from Friday-Sunday.


Wrestling

Five Cumberland Wrestlers named Academic All-Conference

LEBANON, Tenn.--Five Cumberland University wrestlers were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference, released by conference officials Thursday.


Baseball

Baseball moves away from home this weekend

LEBANON, Tenn.--Due to inclement weather, Cumberland baseball will be traveling to North Carolina this weekend instead of playing their weekend series at home.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis moves up to No. 20 in latest NAIA Polls

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland mens tennis has moved up one spot to No. 20 in the second installment of the NAIA Men's Tennis Top 25 Poll.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis moves down to No. 18 in NAIA Polls

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's tennis falls one spot to No. 18 in the latest NAIA Women's Tennis Top 25 Polls.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Women's Volleyball

Additional Schedule Changes for this week

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland athletics announces additional schedule changes to this week due to the inclement weather.


Football, Men's Volleyball, Wrestling, Softball

Athletics changes for the Weekend

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland athletics announces several changes to the upcoming athletics schedule.


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball sweeps MSC Players of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland volleyball sweeps the Mid-South Conference player of the week honors with Samantha Holguin winning attacker of the week, Sadie Edmondston taking home defender of the week, and Victoria Johnson receiving setter of the week honors.


Football

Football alters game at the Cumberlands

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland football has announced that their game at the University of the Cumberlands will now take place this Saturday, instead of Friday, at 2:00 p.m. central time.


Baseball

Weekend Series Altered due to Freezing Temperatures

LEBANON, Tenn. – Forecasts calling for freezing temperatures on Friday have once again caused movement in the Cumberland baseball schedule, with the Phoenix set to take on Indiana-Kokomo this weekend at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Men's Volleyball

Cumberland Splits the Day against Milligan and Georgetown

Lebanon, Tenn.- The Phoenix were able to sweep the Milligan College Buffaloes (0-0, 0-0) in the first match of the day, but fell to the Georgetown Tigers, 3-0.


Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball drops a shootout to Cumberlands

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky.--Phoenix men's basketball puts up the second-most points they have scored in a game all season, but the Patriots shot 62.3% from the field and made 14 three-pointers to top Cumberland, 102-90.


Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball falls to the Patriots on the road

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky.--After missing the past six games due to COVID-19 protocols, Cumberland women's basketball took the court for the first time in two weeks losing to RV University of the Cumberlands 67-51.


Football

Saints hold off the Phoenix to escape with a 19-14 win

LEBANON, Tenn.--Phoenix scored a late fourth-quarter touchdown, but it was called back after a holding penalty allowing Thomas More's defense to hold on and get the 19-14 victory in the spring 2021 season opener.


Baseball

Cumberland baseball splits doubleheader with Brewton Parker

MT. VERNON, Ga.-- Cumberland baseball splits a doubleheader with Brewton Parker after splitting the first doubleheader of the series yesterday. The Phoenix lost the first game 5-0 but recovered in the second outing of the day and shutout the Barons 7-0.


Men's Basketball, Men's Soccer, Women's Basketball, Women's Soccer, Women's Volleyball

Cumberland announces postponements for Feb. 14, Feb. 15

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland University has announced the postponement of the following events for Monday, Feb 15.


Baseball

Baseball splits with Brewton Parker

MT. VERNON, Ga.--Cumberland baseball gets the split on day one after the bats came alive in the first game to pound out 14 runs, but the Phoenix ran into a buzzsaw on the mound in game two.


Men's Volleyball

MVB match vs. #4 Campbellsville postponed.


Football, General, Headlines

2021 Football Season Preview

LEBANON, Tenn.--The 2021 Cumberland University football team begins an unorthodox football season under third-year Head Coach Tim Mathis and experienced coaching staff this Friday against Thomas More University.


Baseball

Baseball holds on to a 4-3 win over Truett McConnell

CLEVELAND, Ga.-Jose Vera drove in two runs and Zavien Lindsey picked up his first save of the season in a 4-3 Cumberland victory on the road at Truett McConnell.


Esports

Fraley Signs with eSports

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland Esports coach Spencer Claypool announced the signing of Lebanon, Tennessee native Blake Fraley to scholarship papers this week for the 2021-22 academic year.


Football

Football selected Seventh in the Bluegrass Division Preseason Polls

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football has been selected seventh in the 2020-21 Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division Football Preseason Coaches’ Poll, MSC officials have announced.


Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Cancels Game Against Pikeville

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland Athletics announces that the Men’s Basketball game for Thursday against the University of Pikeville has been canceled.


Baseball

Baseball Adds Weekend Series with Brewton-Parker

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball has added a four-game series with Brewton-Parker College this Thursday and Saturday in Mt. Vernon, Ga.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix fly past Lyon College 3-0 in home opener

Cumberland women's volleyball, now 3-6 on the year, had a tremendous outing in their home opener against Lyon College. The Phoenix topped the Scots 3-0 in a fantastic performance.


Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball showcases their offense in Series Sweep at Lindsey Wilson

COLUMBIA, Ky.--Cumberland showcased their offense on the road with an 85-67 win to sweep the season series with Lindsey Wilson for the first time since rejoining the Mid-South Conference in 2011.


Men's Track & Field

Georget Pontillo and Jaylen Poole awarded Track and Field Athletes of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland’s Jaylen Poole was Mid-South Conference Men’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week and Georget Ponitllo was named Indoor Track Athlete of the Week as announced by the league office today.


Men's Volleyball

Ginnings named MSC Defensive Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men’s volleyball's Caleb Ginnings earned Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week.


Women's Volleyball

Johnson named MSC Setter of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland volleyball's Victoria Johnson receiving Mid-South Conference Setter of the Week honors for the second time this season.


Women's Soccer

Bathe earns MSC Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland forward Marie Bathe earned Mid-South Conference Offensive Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday.


Football

Home Opener Moved up to 3:00 p.m.

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland Athletics announces that the kick-off time for Friday's home football opener has been moved up to 3:00 p.m.


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

Track & Field post Four First Place Finishes

MARION, Ind. - Cumberland men's and women's indoor track and field competed in the IWU Midwest Classic Friday and Saturday, featuring 20 plus programs.


Men's Volleyball

Cumberland Falls to William Penn and Missouri Baptist

St. Louis, Mo.- The Cumberland Phoenix went 0-2 on the day as they fell to William Penn in a tight match losing 3-2, as well as losing to Missouri Baptist in three sets.


Men's Basketball

Campbellsville edges Cumberland in Overtime

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland trailed by eight points with five minutes left and battled back to force overtime. With the game tied at 77-77 with a minute left in OT, Campbellsville Sam Weining made a layup to put the Tigers up and Cumberland could not get another bucket falling 81-77.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland sweeps Spring Arbor 3-0, but falls to Aquinas College 3-0

SPRING ARBOR, Mich.-- Cumberland Women's volleyball traveled to Spring Arbor, Mich. to take on Spring Arbor University and Aquinas College. The Phoenix took the first outing of the day against Spring Arbor 3-0 but lost 3-0 in the following match against Aquinas College


Baseball

Cumberland takes series at No. 17 Reinhardt

WALESKI, Ga.--Cumberland ended its weekend trip to Georgia with a 2-1 series victory over 17th-ranked Reinhardt, sealing the win in a 6-5 battle and winning their first series of the season.


Wrestling

Cumberland drops back two spots to No. 8 on newest NAIA Coaches Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.--Phoenix wrestling has dropped two spots to No. 8 in the latest NAIA Coaches' Top 20 Poll as announced today by the national office.


Baseball

Cumberland baseball splits Opening Day with No. 17 Reinhardt

WALEKSI, Ga.--Cumberland baseball suffered a 7-4 loss in the opener, but bounced back to take game two off a gutsy pitching performance by Jordan Burdette and timely hitting.


Wrestling

Phoenix Wrestling falls to #2 Life and rolls over RV Brewton-Parker in dual match

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Sixth-ranked Cumberland wrestling fell to #2 Life University 39-8 but recovered in a 47-6 match victory over RV Brewton-Parker College.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix Soar Past Falcons in 7-0 Victory

LEBANON, Tenn.- A plentiful amount of goals by the Phoenix, helps Cumberland soar past Florida College. Winning the game, 7-0.


Softball

Softball coach Heather Stanfill set to resign after 2021 season

LEBANON, Tenn.—Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announces that she will resign at the conclusion of the 2021 season.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix upsets No. 17 Georgetown, 76-73

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's basketball upset No. 17 Georgetown at home off a tough defensive effort, throwing multiple defenses at a very good offensive team. The Phoenix sealed the deal with a couple of free throws late to capture the victory, 76-73.


Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball Schedule Changes For Feb. 6

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The schedule has changed for the Cumberland Men's Volleyball dual match in St. Louis, Mo.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

Men's and Women's Basketball with Bethel Rescheduled

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland Athletics announces the men's and women's basketball teams will play Bethel Univesity on Monday, February 15. These games were originally set to be played on January 30th in Lebanon.


Baseball

Baseball Cancels Home Opener

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball has canceled their home-opening weekend set for February 13-14 against No. 12 Indiana Tech due to COVID-19 protocols for the Warriors.


Softball

Phoenix softball signs Giles County's Burleson

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Summertown, Tenn., native Allie Burleson to scholarship papers this week for the 2021-22 academic year.


Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Falls to No. 20 Thomas More

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's basketball was short-handed in a loss to No. 20 Thomas More at the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena on Monday evening.


Women's Track & Field

Kalea Barnett wins Women's Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week

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


Men's Track & Field

Men's Track & Field opens 2021 Season at KMS Open

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The Cumberland University men's indoor track and field team took part in its first competition of the indoor track season today, recording five top-20 finishes in what what was a strong field at the KMS Open.


Women's Track & Field

Women's Track & Field opens up at KMS Open

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The Cumberland University women's indoor track and field team took part in its first competition of the indoor track season today, recording five top-20 finishes in what what was a strong field at the KMS Open.


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball go 0-2 on day two of Vette City Classic

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-- The Phoenix go 0-2 on the second day of the Vette City Classic, as they lost to Georgetown, 3-1 and got swept by Campbellsville, 3-0.


Women's Volleyball

Hannah Vadakin gets her first career victory as head coach as Cumberland rolls Shawnee State 3-1

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Women’s volleyball team rolls to a 3-1 victory over the Shawnee State Bears. Phoenix Coach Hannah Vadakin recorded her first career win as a head coach to cap off a great performance by her team.


Men's Basketball

Men’s Basketball Game against Bethel University has been Postponed

LEBANON, Tenn.—Cumberland Men’s Basketball match against Bethel University have been postponed due to COVID-19 protocols, Cumberland officials announced Friday afternoon.


Men's Basketball

Freed-Hardeman sweeps season series with a big second half

HENDERSON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's basketball opened up the first-half shooting 65% from the field and knocking down seven three-pointers to take a eight-point advantage into halftime, but Freed-Hardeman opened the second-half on a 20-3 to flip the script and take control of the game> The Lions closed off a home win 90-81 win at the Freed-Hardeman University Sports Center in Henderson.



Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Selected Seventeenth in NAIA Pre-Season Polls

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Cumberland women's tennis was selected seventeenth in the NAIA Pre-Season Coaches' Top 25 Polls, NAIA officials announced on Wednesday.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis ranked 21st in NAIA Coaches Top 25 Preseason Poll

The NAIA released the first Coaches Top 25 poll of the season for men's tennis on Wednesday. The Phoenix head into the season ranked 21st nationally.


Baseball, General, Headlines

Legendary Baseball Coach Woody Hunt Announces Retirement

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University announced today that head baseball coach, Woody Hunt, will be retiring after the 2021 season. Hunt has spent 41 seasons as the CU head coach.


Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Postpones next Five Games; Men's Game Times Change

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's basketball team has entered COVID-19 protocol after yesterday's game with Bethel University. The team will postpone the next five games, Cumberland officials announced Tuesday afternoon.


Women's Basketball

Cumberland Women's Basketball flashes comeback ability in 65-54 loss at Bethel

The Cumberland women’s basketball team (2-10, 1-9 MSC) traveled to McKenzie, Tenn. to take on Bethel (10-10, 5-8 MSC) in a game that featured many comebacks by the Phoenix, but ultimately ended up 65-54 Bethel.


Men's Basketball

Life buzzer-beater shuts down Phoenix late comeback

LEBANON, Tenn.--The Phoenix trailed by as much as 13 points late in the second half before storming back. Tavon King cashed a three and Jaylen Negron followed with a three as the shot clock expired and 10.5 seconds left to take a 71-70 lead. The Phoenix stuffed the initial try at the win for Life, but the Running Eagles were able to kick it out to Loronzo Ferrell who hit the game-winning three at the buzzer, 73-71.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland Volleyball sweeps MSC player of the week honors

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland volleyball sweeps the Mid-South Conference player of the week honors with Lauren Galvan winning attacker of the week, Jovana Cernjanski taking home defender of the week, and Victoria Johnson receiving setter of the week honors.


Wrestling

Wrestling postpones matches this week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland wrestling matches between No. 2 Life University, Allen University, and Brewton Parker have been postponed due to COVID-19 protocols, Cumberland officials announced Monday morning.


Men's Bowling

Men's Bowling finishes 12th at Cincinnati Collegiate Classic

CINCINNATI, Ohio – Cumberland men's bowling placed 12th at the Cincinnati Collegiate Classic totaling 8,449 pins over the two-day event.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix fall to Statesmen, 3-2

ELGIN, Illi.- The Phoenix were able to rally back being down two sets against William Penn but fell short in the fifth set losing to the Statesmen, 3-2.


Men's Basketball

Ridley, Byrd score double-figures in loss to No. 7 Shawnee State

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio--After a huge win on Thursday over Thomas More, Cumberland's offense sputered against the second-ranked defensive field-goal percentage and seventh-ranked in the NAIA Shawnee State, falling 82-54.


Women's Basketball

Ward, Miller, and Eubank score double-figures in CU loss

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio--Sydnie Ward scored 21 points and Britany Miller and Faith Eubank each added 14 points, but Bethany Mackin tallied 23 points and Marnae Holland posted 23 and 20 points off the bench in ninth-ranked Shawnee State’s 90-77 victory over Cumberland Saturday afternoon in women's basketball action at the Waller Gymnasium in Portsmouth, Ohio.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix Women's Volleyball falls to 0-2 after their first matches of the season

ELGIN, Illi.- The Phoenix fought tooth and nail against Trinity International and Judson University in the TIU/Judson Crossover but fell to both tonight in five sets, 3-2.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix stifle red-hot Saints on the road

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.--Cumberland shuts down a red-hot Thomas More team on the road with a hard fought 61-57 win at the Connor Convocation Center on the campus of Thomas More University Thursday evening.


Women's Basketball

Cumberland falls 76-51 to fourth-ranked Thomas More on the road

The Cumberland Women’s basketball team (2-8, 1-8 MSC) struggled in a Thursday evening matchup vs. fourth-ranked Thomas More (16-1, 11-1 MSC) in Crestview Hills, Ky.


Wrestling

Cumberland Wrestling maintains No. 6 rank in the NAIA Coaches' Top 20 Poll

Cumberland moved to 8-4 after falling to the new No. 11, the University of the Cumberlands on Wednesday, 19-15.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis selected Third in MSC Pre-Season Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland men's tennis was selected third in the 2021 Mid-South Conference Pre-Season Coaches' Poll, the conference office announced on Thursday.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis selected Second in MSC Preseason Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Cumberland women's tennis was selected second in the Mid-South Conference Pre-Season Coaches' Polls, conference officials announced on Thursday..


Wrestling

No. 6 Cumberland falls to No. 13 Cumberlands, 25-14

LEBANON, Tenn.--No. 13 University of the Cumberlands wrestling upset the sixth-ranked Phoenix 25-14 in wrestling action in Williamsburg, Ky. the Phoenix now fall to 8-4 on the year and 2-4 against ranked opponents.


Softball

Mid-South Conference releases Preseason Softball Watch List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Release by the Mid-South Conference Cumberland’s Tyra Graham, Taylor Woodring, and Madison Woodruff were named to the Softball Preseason Watch List.


Baseball

Mid-South Conference Announces 2021 Baseball Preseason Watch List

LEBANON, Tenn.--In preparations for the 2021 season, the Mid-South Conference officially announces the inaugural Baseball Preseason Watch List. Coaches were allowed to submit up to three student-athletes from their team to be mentioned on the list as players to watch for the upcoming season.


Men's Basketball

Georgetown ends game early with strong defense

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Tavon King posted 14 points and Isaac Stephens added 12 points, but No. 17 Georgetown College hit 10 3-pointers and controlled the glass, racing out to a big lead en route to a 82-52 win over Cumberland here in men’s basketball action Monday afternoon at Davis-Reid Alumni Gym.


Women's Basketball

Big Second Half lifts Pikeville past CU, 62-50

LEBANON, Tenn.--Halfway through the third quarter Cumberland women's basketball held an 11-point lead, but the team fell into a major shooting slump allowing Pikeville to overcome the gap with a 38-17 run to defeat the Phoenix, 62-50.


Wrestling

Phoenix Finish the Day Undefeated in the Bobcat Duals

Miami Gardens, Fla.- #6 Cumberland was able to go 2-0 on the day, as the Phoenix were able to defeat Keiser University 46-6, and St. Thomas University, 41-14.


Men's Volleyball, General

Cumberland Men's Volleyball Emerges from the Running Eagles Classic at 2-1

Cumberland men's volleyball swept Carolina University 3-0 and was swept by Life University in two matches on Saturday.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf Ranked No. 14 in Pre-Spring Bushnell Golfweek Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.--The Cumberland University men's golf team earned a No. 14 overall ranking in the pre-spring 2021 Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll. The announcement was made by the Golf Coaches Association of America Friday afternoon.


Men's Volleyball, General

Phoenix Men Record 3-1 Victory over Reinhardt University

Cumberland Men's Volleyball battled through two long sets for a 3-1 victory against Reinhardt University in men’s volleyball action Friday night in the Running Eagles Classic at Life University.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix Late Rally Come Up Short, 76-73

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's basketball trailed by as much 17 points with 10:31 left in the second half, but the Phoenix rallied late before coming up just short to the University of the Cumberlands, 76-73.


Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball drops a heartbreaker at the buzzer

LEBANON, Tenn.--The Phoenix had a chance to win it late, but missed their shot with less than 15 seconds giving the Patriots an opportunity to close the game. Cumberlands took a contested shot, but it found the hands of Vilma Covane. She was able to put up an off-balance shot with 0.0002 seconds on the clock that fell for the 77-75 win for the Cumberlands.


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

ETSU Track & Field Invitational Canceled

LEBANON, Tenn.--The ETSU athletic department has announced that the ETSU Track & Field Invitational has been canceled for this weekend.


Women's Golf

Krieger signs with Women's Golf

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University golf coach Rich Williams announced the addition of Anna Krieger to the 2021-22 signing class.


Women's Tennis

Zugasti Signs with Women's Tennis

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's tennis coach Karen Martinez announced the addition of Lara Zugasti to the 2021-22 signing class.


Women's Basketball

No. 8 Thomas More rolls over Phoenix, 71-36

LEBANON, Tenn.--No. 8 Thomas More rolled away with a 71-36 win over the Phoenix in a rare Monday afternoon game inside the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Wrestling

Phoenix placed 5th in the Central Baptist Invitational

Conway, Ark.- The Phoenix traveled to Conway Arkansas to compete in the Central Baptist Invitational where they placed 5th out of eight by recording 24 team points.


Men's Basketball

No. 24 RedHawks survive late push from Phoenix

PULASKI, Tenn.-- Cumberland scored 51 points in the second half but a slow start for the Phoenix led to a 77-74 loss to host No. 24 Martin Methodist in men's basketball action Saturday afternoon. Four players scored in double-figures asTavon King netted 24 points, 22 came in the second half, Aaron Ridley and Isaac Stephens added another 15, and Tyler Byrd recorded 10.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix fought hard, but fall short to Martin Methodist

PULASKI, Tenn.--Sydnie Ward hit a three to give Cumberland a two-point lead with 1:29 to play, but Martin Methodist Faith Sherrow answered with a three of her own on the next possession. The triple sparked the RedHawks and allowed them to close the game on a 10-0 run in the final minute winning 75-67 in women's basketball action Saturday afternoon.


Men's Bowling

Men's Bowling finishes 11th at Baker Shootout

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Marian (Ind.) opened the Mid-South Conference Men's Bowling Regular season with a victory at the Bowling Green Baker Shootout on Friday at Southern Lanes.


Softball

Phoenix Softball selected Eighth in MSC Preseason Coaches' Poll

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


Women's Bowling, General

Women's Bowling finishes 11th at Baker Shootout

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Pikeville (Ky.) opened up the Mid-South Conference Women's Bowling Regular season with a victory at the Bowling Green Baker Shootout on Thursday at Southern Lanes.


Wrestling

Phoenix Wrestling moves to No. 6 in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.--Phoenix wrestling has moved up one spot in the latest NAIA Coaches' Top 20 Poll to No. 6 as announced today by the national office.


Women's Basketball

Women’s Basketball versus Thomas More moved up

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University has announced changes to the women's basketball team's schedule.


Wrestling

Cumberland Downs No. 7 Southeastern in Top-10 action

LEBANON, Tenn.--Carter Cox and Patrick Depiazza each posted decisions in the final two matches, and Cole Smith recorded a major decision to help No. 7 Cumberland to a 19-15 victory over seventh-ranked Southeastern in wrestling action Wednesday afternoon at the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Wrestling

Wrestling set for Seventh-Ranked Showdown

LEBANON, Tenn.--Phoenix wrestling is set to take on seventh-ranked Southeastern in a big Mid-South Conference dual Wednesday afternoon inside the friendly confines of the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Golf

Clayton signs with Men's Golf

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland golf coach Rich Williams announced the signing of Cookeville, Tennessee native Seth Clayton to scholarship papers this week for the 2021-22 academic year.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

Basketball Updates

LEBANON, Tenn.--The Mid-South Conference office has announced the make-up dates for the games that have been postponed this week.


Men's Basketball

A trio of Phoenix tack on 57 points in the win over Lindsey Wilson

LEBANON, Tenn.--Aaron Ridley, Tyler Byrd, and Isaac Stephens made up 57 of the team's 67 points, but the effort by the team as a whole led Cumberland to a 67-55 victory over conference rival Lindsey Wilson, Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Postpones next Four Games

LEBANON, Tenn.--Saturday afternoon's scheduled game between Cumberland and Georgetown women's basketball teams has been postponed due to COVID-19 protocols, school officials announced Friday afternoon.


Women's Basketball

Women's basketball falls on the road to No. 2 Campbellsville

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.- No. 2 Campbellsville hit six three pointers in the first quarter setting themselves up for a 90-51 victory over Cumberland in women’s basketball action Thursday afternoon at the Powell Athletic Center.


Men's Basketball

Campbellsville takes down the Phoenix late, 70-66

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.--Cumberland opened their first game back after the break slow and over came an 13-point first half deficit, but an inspired Tigers team after a teammate went down propelled them to a 70-66 Campbellsville win at the Powell Athletic Center.


Wrestling

Smith tabbed MSC Wrestler of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Cole Smith was voted Mid-South Conference Wrestler of the Week after posting four dual victories at the Missouri Valley Winter Clash Duals, as announced by the league office Monday.


Wrestling

Phoenix Wrestling moves up to No. 7 in latest NAIA Polls

LEBANON, Tenn.--Phoenix wrestling has moved up three spots in the latest NAIA Coaches' Top 20 Poll to No. 7 as announced today by the national office.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

Men's and Women's Basketball Games Rescheduled

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland basketball announces the rescheduled dates and times from games that were postponed the last few weeks.


Baseball, Football, Men's Basketball, Men's Soccer, Men's Volleyball, Wrestling, Softball, Women's Basketball, Women's Soccer, Women's Volleyball, General, Headlines

Spring Semester Fan Attendance Policy

LEBANON, Tenn.—Cumberland University Athletics announces an updated fan attendance policy for the spring semester.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix fall in the second-half to No. 7 Shawnee State

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's basketball held a first-half lead against No. 7 Shawnee State, but the Bears put up 46 second-half points en route to a 66-53 loss for the Phoenix at the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Wrestling

No. 10 Wrestling goes 2-2 at Missouri Valley Winter Clash Duals

MARSHALL, Mo.--The Phoenix wrestled well at the Missouri Valley Winter Duals on Tuesday, going 2-2 against some of the toughest competition at the NAIA level. Included in the wins, No. 10 Cumberland defeated two teams receiving votes in the NAIA Preseason Top 20 Coaches' Poll, Texas Wesleyan and Missouri Baptist.


Men's Basketball

Six players net double digits in 99-88 Phoenix victory

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland captured their fourth straight win over Grace College this evening in a tough battle that came down to the wire. The Phoenix erupted for 57 points en route to a 99-88 victory at the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena Monday night.


Wrestling

No. 10 Cumberland Wrestling wins big in Duals

LEBANON, Tenn.--The Phoenix recorded a 54-0 win against Central Baptist College and tallied a 44-11 victory over Mid-South Conference foe Midway University.


Men's Basketball

Second half surge carries CU past Bethel

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland closed the game on a 33-17 run after a sloppy first-half of action defeating Bethel University 83-74 in men's basketball action Friday afternoon at the Crisp Arena in McKenzie, Tennessee.


Women's Basketball

Big Fourth Quarter for Cumberland closes the door on Pensacola Christian

LEBANON, Tenn.--Abby Morgan had a career-best 20 points and Britany Miller added her first double-double of the year behind 14 second-half points. Phoenix outpaced Pensacola Christian in the second-half winning 79-64.


Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball at Bethel Postponed

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's basketball at Bethel has been postponed. Cumberland men's basketball game is still on and is set for a 1:30 p.m. tip-off.


Men's Bowling, Women's Bowling

Hollis named Interim Head Bowling Coach

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan names Christina Hollis Interim Men's and Women's Head Bowling Coach.


Baseball, Football, Cheerleading, Dance, Men's Basketball, Men's Bowling, Men's Cross Country, Men's Golf, Men's Soccer, Men's Tennis, Men's Track & Field, Men's Volleyball, Wrestling, Softball, Women's Basketball, Women's Bowling, Women's Cross Country, Women's Golf, Women's Soccer, Women's Tennis, Women's Track & Field, Women's Volleyball, General

190 Student-Athletes named to Fall 2020 Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released a list of students who qualified for the Dean’s List for the Fall 2020 semester, with 190 Student-Athletes achieving a 3.50 grade-point-average and above on all classes attempted for the semester.


Baseball

BOOK - "Memories of Louie" coming soon

It's been almost seven years, but Cumberland University's multi-Hall of Fame baseball coach Woody Hunt still misses his pal.


Men's Basketball

King tabbed TSWA College Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Accolades continue to come in after the big week for senior guard Tavon King, winning Tennessee Sports Writers Association's Men's Basketball Player of the Week, announced by the organization on Wednesday.


Women's Basketball

Shawnee State makeup Date Scheduled

LEBANON, Tenn.--The makeup game between Cumberland women's basketball and No. 9 Shawnee State Bears will be played on Wednesday, December 16 at 5:30 p.m.


Men's Basketball

King named MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Tavon King was voted Mid-South Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week released by conference officials on Monday.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix win a Double OT thriller over Pikeville, 90-86

LEBANON, Tenn.--Tavon King posted 34 points and Aaron Ridley knocked down to free throws with 0.3 seconds left at the end of the first overtime to extend the game. Cumberland outlasted Pikeville winning 90-86 at the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Wrestling

No. 10 Cumberland splits against Top-10 teams in the season opener

COLUMBIA, Ky.--Phoenix wrestling took on two NAIA powerhouses splitting the contests against No. 4 Lindsey Wilson and No. 9 Marian University in the opening dual of the 2020-21 season.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix defense shines in win over Shawnee State

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men’s basketball picked up their first win of the season over Shawnee State inside the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena Thursday evening, 68-57.


Women's Basketball

Lindsey Wilson defeats Cumberland at home, 84-69

LEBANON, Tenn.- Ashlyn Pittman tied her career-high with 18 points, and Lindsey Freeman and Britany Miller each posted 15 points, but Lindsey Wilson proved to be too much for Cumberland winning 84-69.


Softball

Moore signs with Cumberland Softball

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Ooltewah, Tenn., native Anna Lee Moore to scholarship papers this week for the 2021-22 academic year.


Men's Basketball

Additional Cumberland Basketball Schedule Changes

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland men's basketball game scheduled for Saturday Dec. 5 has been adjusted.



Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, General

Cumberland Basketball Schedule Changes

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland basketball games have been adjusted for this week.


Men's Bowling, Women's Bowling, General

The Cumberland Athletic family mourns the passing of Lynne Jordan

LEBANON, Tenn.--It is with great sadness the Cumberland University athletics department announces men's and women's bowling coach Lynne Jordan has passed away.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

Phoenix Basketball Games with Bethel Rescheduled

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland men's and women's basketball game with Bethel University, that was original to be played on November 19, has been rescheduled to December 11 in McKenzie.


Men's Basketball

Second Half pushes Lions past Phoenix, 77-73

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Kortland Martin nailed two free-throws with 6.7 seconds left to give Freed-Hardeman a 77-73 victory over Cumberland on Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Women's Basketball, General

Cumberland Women’s Basketball Downs Freed-Hardeman in Season Opener 68-61

Cumberland took control early, jumping out to a 12-0 lead in the first quarter over Freed Hardeman in what would be a 68-61 victory for the Phoenix.


Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Season Preview

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Cumberland women’s basketball team finished last season with an 8-20 record. The Phoenix posted a strong home record of 6-8 and look to continue building that with their young core.


Women's Tennis

Garijo Garrido and Hernandez Named in ITA Final Fall Rankings

Ainhoa Garijo Garrido and Jessica Hernandez are ranked both in singles and together as a doubles tandem in the final ITA Collegiate Tennis NAIA Fall National Rankings released today by the national organization.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix Women's Soccer selected Fourth in MSC Preseason Coaches Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Mid-South Conference officials unveiled this morning that conference coaches have selected Cumberland women's soccer to finish fourth out of twelve teams for the 2021 season, announced by the league office on Thursday.


Men's Soccer

Phoenix Men's Soccer selected Seventh in MSC Preseason Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Phoenix men's soccer was selected seventh in the Mid-South Conference Pre-Season Polls, announced by the league office this morning.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

Phoenix Men's and Women's Basketball at Bethel Postponed

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland men's and women's basketball game has been postponed tomorrow night.


Men's Basketball

Asbury spoils Phoenix Season Opener, 74-71

LEBANON, Tenn.—Cumberland men’s basketball gets their season opener spoiled by Asbury losing 74-71. Senior Tavon King had the ball in his hands with a chance to tie on a deep three but came up just short as the clock expired.


Wrestling

Cumberland Wrestling Ranked 10th in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 10th in the NAIA Wrestling Preseason Coaches’ Top 20 Poll and six individuals are ranked in their respective weight classes, including Carter Cox, Keshawn Laws, Anthony Maia, John Olivieri, River Henry and, Patrick DePiazza as announced today by the national office.


Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Season Preview

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Cumberland men’s basketball team finished last season with a 13-17 record, missing out on the NAIA tournament before the cancellation of postseason play due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Phoenix dropped 10 games by 10 or fewer points a year ago, they look to make a change this season.


General

Dr. Eric Landis announced as the Faculty Athletic Representative

LEBANON, Tenn.- Dr. Eric Landis, Associate Professor of Management in the Labry School of Science, Technology, and Business, has been named the new Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR) for Cumberland University. His appointment will be effective in November 2020.


Wrestling

Wrestling Picked Third in MSC South Division

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland wrestling was picked third in the South Division of the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll released today by conference officials.


Esports, General, Headlines

Cumberland announces eSports Team starting Fall 2021

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announces the addition of an eSports program, beginning in the fall of 2021. Competitive gaming also referred to as eSports, has grown rapidly over the past few years in popularity and more and more institutions are offering competitive teams.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf finish Second at the MSC Fall Preview

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--Cumberland Women's golf finished the Mid-South Conference Fall Preview in a tie for second place after shooting a 323 in today's final round, 641 overall, at Bowling Green Country Club. Cumberland took second place solely based on the tiebreaker rules.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf in Second Place after Day One of the MSC Fall Preview

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--Cumberland women's golf had a strong outing at the Mid-South Conference Fall Preview finishing in second place at Bowling Green Country Club.


Baseball

Cumberland Ranked Fifth in Mid-South Conference Baseball Preseason Coaches' Poll

Cumberland Baseballl was selected fifth in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll, the conference announced on Friday. Cumberland was one of four teams in the conference to garner a first place vote along with University of the Cumberlands, Freed-Hardeman University and Campbellsville University.


Men's Golf

Cumberland Men's Golf Finishes in Second Place at the MSC Fall Preview

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--After a two-stroke lead heading into the final round of the Mid-South Conference Fall Preview, Cumberland men's golf shot a 303 as a team for a two-day total of 596 finishing one-stroke behind the tournament winner, Lindsey Wilson.


Men's Golf

Phoenix Men's Golf leads after day one of the MSC Fall Preview

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-- It was a cold and misty day in Bowling Green, but the Cumberland men's golf team overcame the circumstances to shoot a 293, collectively, sitting in first place after day one of the Mid-South Conference Fall Championship at Bowling Green Golf Club.


Men's Bowling, General

Cumberland Men's Bowling Finishes Seventh at Mid-South Conference Pre-Season Invitational

The Phoenix Men's Bowling team finished seventh this weekend at the Mid-South Mid-South Conference Pre-Season Invitational.


Women's Bowling, General

Cumberland Women's Bowling Competes at Mid-South Conference Pre-Season Invitational

The Cumberland Women’s Bowling team competed this weekend at the Mid-South Mid-South Conference Pre-Season Invitational.


Football

Football releases Spring 2021 Game Times

LEBANON, Tenn.--Kickoff times for all of Cumberland's seven regular-season football games have been set for the 2021 campaign as announced by Director of Athletics Ron Pavan.


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball selected Fifth in MSC Preseason Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's volleyball were selected fifth in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll, announced by the league office on Friday.


Women's Basketball

Cumberland Women's Basketball selected 12th in MSC Preseason Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland University women's basketball was selected twelfth in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll, the conference announced on Thursday.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix men's hoops selected ninth in MSC Preseason Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's basketball was slotted in ninth place in the Mid-South Conference Men's Basketball Preseason Coaches Poll, the conference office announced on Thursday.


Women's Golf

Nathalie Nutu Takes Home First Place In the Music City Invitational

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.-- Cumberland Freshman Nathalie Nutu head another fantastic day at Twelve Stones Golf Club capturing her first individual title as a Phoenix.


Men's Golf

Gaddes wins Individual Title; Phoenix men fall late to Point University

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.- Cumberland men's golf finished in second place of the Music City Invitational, four strokes behind Point University. Reece Gaddes shot a 70 in day two for a 140 total tying him for first place. Gaddes won the tournament outright on the first play-off hole at number one at Twelve Stone Golf Club.


Women's Golf

Nathalie Nutu Lead's Music City Invitational After Day One

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.-- Phoenix Freshman Nathalie Nutu had a fantastic performance in her first collegiate tournament at Twelve Stones Golf Club finishing with a 73 on the day.


Men's Golf

CU in a tie for second after round one; Gaddes leads the tournament

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--Cumberland University men's golf sits in a tie for second place after shooting a 297, collectively, and junior Reece Gaddes shot a one-under, 71, is sitting atop the leaderboard.


Women's Cross Country

Petrova Leads Womens XC at 'Live in Lou' Cross Country Classic

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--The Cumberland women's cross country ran against some tough runners at the 'Live in Lou' Louisville Cross Country Classic. The Phoenix finished in 16th place out of 16 teams overall.


Men's Cross Country

Kiplagat paces Men's XC at 'Live in Lou' Cross Country Classic

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--The Cumberland men's cross country faced some stiff competition at the 'Live in Lou' Louisville Cross Country Classic. The Phoenix finished in ninth place overall, but fifth against NAIA competition.


Women's Volleyball

Mid-South Conference announces 2020-21 Women's Volleyball Schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. - Mid-South Conference officials released the 2020-21 Women's Volleyball schedule today.


Men's Golf

Cumberland Men's Golf wins Riley Moore Invitational; Walker takes First Place

CENTERVILLE, Tenn.--Cumberland men’s golf wins the Riley Moore Invitational, shooting a 312 as a team, to win the single-day tournament and Isaac Walker took home first-place individually shooting a one-under, 69.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf battles through the rain for a second-place finish

COLUMBIA, Ky.-- The Cumberland men's golf team opened up their 2020-21 campaign today at the Lindsey Wilson Invite at the Pines at Lindsey Wilson. The Phoenix carded a 593 collectively in 36-holes, finishing in second-place despite the rain on and off throughout the day.


Women's Cross Country

Women's Cross Country selected Fourth in MSC Preseason Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s cross country was selected to finish in fourth-place in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll released on Friday by the league office.


Men's Cross Country

Men's Cross Country selected Fourth in MSC Preseason Coaches Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.-The Phoenix men's cross country team is selected fourth in the 2020-21 Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches' Polls released on Friday.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, General, Headlines

Mid-South Conference announces Basketball Schedules

LEBANON, Tenn. -Mid-South Conference officials release the 2020-21 men's and women's basketball schedules featuring a 22-game conference schedule beginning on November 19, 2021, with the final game of the regular season slated for February 20, 2021.


Men's Cross Country, General

Kiplagat selected for MSC Runner of the Week honor

Cumberland University’s Denis Kiplagat was awarded the Mid-South Conference Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week honor Monday after placing 37th at the UAH Chargers XC Invitational, as announced by the league office.


Women's Cross Country, General

Petrova garners MSC Runner of the Week honor

Cumberland University’s Sasha Petrova was awarded the Mid-South Conference Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week honor Monday after placing 18th at the UAH Chargers XC Invitational, as announced by the league office.


Women's Cross Country

Women's Cross Country opens up the season with 4th place finish

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.--The Cumberland women's cross country team started the season off strong with a fourth place finish at the UAH Chargers XC Invitational hosted by the University of Alabama-Huntsville this morning in their first meet of the season.


Men's Cross Country

Men's Cross Country takes 6th place at the UAH Chargers XC Invitational

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.--The Cumberland men's cross country team ran their way to a sixth-place finish at the UAH Chargers XC Invitational hosted by the University of Alabama-Huntsville this morning in their first meet of the season.


General

NAIA announces Scholar-Athletes for the 2019-20 academic year

The NAIA announced the Scholar-Athlete list for the 2019-20 academic year on Tuesday.


General

Cumberland Athletics Fan Attendance Policy

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland Athletics is eager to welcome our student-athletes back to competition. While we look forward to getting back on the field of competition, we continue to work through playing sports during these unprecedented times.


Women's Tennis

Garijo Garrido claims ITA Singles Championship; Phoenix win Doubles Title

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Cumberland women's tennis player Ainhoa Garijo Garrido, who entered the tournament as the second seed, has won the singles bracket at the ITA Regionals on the final day of competition at the ITA Regional Championships Saturday at Adams Tennis Complex. The Phoenix top duo of Garijo Garrido and Jessica Hernandez also picked up a championship title in the doubles bracket.


Men's Tennis

Phoenix get eliminated in Day Two of the ITA Southeast Regional

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Adrian Hržić and Sacha Colomban reached the semifinals in doubles action but were knocked out as the last two Cumberland men's tennis competitors in the ITA Southeast Regionals in men’s tennis action Friday in Murfreesboro, Tenn.


Women's Tennis

Garijo Garrido and Hernandez advance to Semis in Singles, Finals in Doubles

Murfreesboro, Tenn.--Ainhoa Garijo Garrido and Jessica Hernandez had a strong day two at the ITA Southeast Regional advancing to the finals in doubles and the semifinals in singles action on Friday.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix Women's Tennis start season strong at ITA Southeast Regionals

Murfreesboro, Tenn.--Cumberland women's tennis team posted three wins in doubles while all the singles wait until tomorrow to see action after receiving bids straight to the Round of 32 on the first day of competition at the ITA Southeast Regional Thursday.


Men's Tennis

Seven Phoenix men advance in ITA Southeast Regional

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Carlos Padilla, Aleksander Milosevic, Sacha Colomban, Dan Slapnik Trost, German Suarez, Adrian Hržić, and Jackson Vaughn all advanced in singles action, and Padilla and Andres Padilla, Suarez and Vaughn, Hržić and Colomban, Hughes N'Goma and Slapnik Trost, and Milosevic and Ramirez advance in doubles on the first day of the ITA Southeast Regionals in men’s tennis action Thursday in Murfreesboro, Tenn.


Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer

Mid-South Conference releases Soccer Schedules

LEBANON, Tenn.-Mid-South Conference officials released the 2020-21 men and women's soccer conference spring schedule today.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Draws released for ITA Southeast Regional

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland tennis begins to play in the ITA Southeast Regionals presented by Oracle on Thursday in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.


General

Cumberland Athletics Statement on Social Injustice

"The athletic department at Cumberland University wants to support our black men and women on campus and our student-athletes who truly care about making a change in our world due to social injustices that have recently happened in our country.


Football, General, Headlines

Mid-South Conference announces Spring Football Schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. - Mid-South Conference officials released the 2020-21 Bluegrass Division football schedule today.


Baseball, Football, General

Hunt's plaque destroyed in tornado replaced by football foundation

Longtime Cumberland baseball coach Woody Hunt, who also served as the school's athletics director when the football program was resurrected in 1990, was the recipient of the National Football Foundation/Middle Tennessee chapter's highest honor in February when he received the Fred Russell Distinguished American Award.


Women's Soccer

Pruett added to Women's Soccer staff

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Scott Davidson announced the hiring of former Tennessee Tech University player Kalyn Pruett as a full-time assistant coach.


Football, Men's Cross Country, Men's Soccer, Women's Cross Country, Women's Soccer, Women's Volleyball, General

NAIA Announces Fall Championship Dates

LEBANON, Tenn. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced the new dates for the fall championships that were postponed to spring 2021.


Baseball

Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Special to be televised on Aug. 29

NASHVILLE, Tenn.– The “Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Special Presented by the Tennessee Titans” will be broadcast as a 2-hour televised special event Saturday, Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. CT. The event, celebrating sports in the Volunteer State, will be hosted by Mike Keith, host and voice of the Tennessee Titans.


Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball announces 2020-21 signing class

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announces the 2020-21 signing class including several high-level transfers.


General

Rogers named Director of Sports Performance

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the appointment of Hope Rogers as Director of Sports Performance effective today. Rogers replaces Levi Steinhauer.


Football, Men's Cross Country, Men's Soccer, Women's Cross Country, Women's Soccer, Women's Volleyball, General

Mid-South Conference announces decision on fall sports

LEBANON, Tenn.--Mid-South Conference Commissioner Eric Ward announced today the postponement of fall sports to spring 2021. The decision gives each institution autonomy to play non-conference games this fall.


Football

Cumberland Postpones 30-Year Reunion for 1990 Football Team to Fall 2021

LEBANON, Tenn.- Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced Monday morning that the 30-year reunion for the 1990 football team is postponed to fall 2021.


General

NAIA votes to move Football championships to Spring 2021

LEBANON, Tenn.--The Council of Presidents (COP) voted today to postpone the football national championship until spring 2021 after deciding on Tuesday to move men's and women's soccer, men's and women's cross country, and women's volleyball championships to the spring. This decision gives the NAIA conferences the flexibility to play their regular season in the fall, winter, or spring.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis earns ITA All-Academic Team Award

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's tennis earned All-Academic Team honors released by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) for the 2019-20 academic year, the organization announced Thursday.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis named ITA All-Academic Team

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's tennis earned All-Academic Team honors released by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) for the 2019-20 academic year, the organization announced Thursday.


Baseball

Coach Hunt receives the Pat Summitt Lifetime Achievement Award

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland Hall of Fame baseball Coach Woody Hunt received the trophy for the Pat Summitt Lifetime Achievement Award by the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame this afternoon.


Football, Men's Cross Country, Men's Soccer, Women's Cross Country, Women's Soccer, Women's Volleyball, General

NAIA Postpones Most Fall 2020 Championships to Spring 2021

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Council of Presidents (COP) voted on Tuesday, July 28 to postpone the national championships in cross country, men's soccer, women's soccer, and women's volleyball to spring 2021. This decision still allows NAIA conferences to compete in the fall and winter, if they so choose. The timing of the football national championship will be determined at a subsequent COP meeting on Friday, July 31. Due to unique challenges surrounding football, COP members decided they needed more time to obtain feedback from their colleagues.


Baseball, Football, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, General, Headlines

Cumberland Athletics announces partnership with Hometown Ticketing

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland Athletics is pleased to announce a partnership with HomeTown Ticketing as the official digital ticketing provider for school athletic events. Working with HomeTown Ticketing will give Cumberland the ability to sell tickets online, and offer a completely touchless ticketing experience.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf Earns GCAA Outstanding Team Academic Award

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland men's golf earned Presidential Special Recognition as a Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) Outstanding Team Academic Award Winner for the 2019-20 academic year, the organization announced Thursday.


Men's Golf

Steeger named Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar Award recipient

LEBANON, Tenn.-Cumberland men's golf player Adrian Steeger was named a recipient of the 2020 Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar Award announced by the Golf Coaches' Association of America (GCAA) on Tuesday.


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball Earns Second Straight AVCA Team Academic Award

LEBANON, Tenn.– For the second consecutive year, Cumberland women's volleyball was recognized with the Team Academic Award by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) for the 2019-20 academic year, the organization announced Monday.


Women's Soccer

Davies resigns as women's soccer head coach; Davidson promoted

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced changes in the Phoenix women's soccer program after head coach Brian Davies steps down to take another position. Assistant coach Scott Davidson will replace Davies as the head women's soccer coach effective August 1.


Men's Tennis

Carlos Padilla signs with Men's Tennis

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


Women's Basketball

Teoria Woods from Wilson Central signs with Women's Basketball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Scott Blum announced the signing of Wilson Central guard Teoria Woods to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 season.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis signs transfer Andres Padilla

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


Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball signs Lebanon local Lindsey Freeman

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Scott Blum announced the addition of Lebanon local Lindsey Freeman to the 2020-21 signing class.


Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball inks Beech's Jana Claire Swafford

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Scott Blum announced the addition of guard Jana Claire Swafford to the 2020-21 signing class.


Women's Basketball

Women's Hoops signs Eubank from Station Camp

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Scott Blum announced the addition of forward Faith Eubank to the 2020-21 signing class.


General

Healthcare Hero Spotlight: Kendall Roberts

LEBANON, Tenn.—Former Cumberland cheerleader and Lebanon native Kendall Roberts works as a nurse during the coronavirus pandemic at TriStar Summit Medical Center in Hermitage.


Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball adds transfer guard Sydnie Ward

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Scott Blum announced the signing of Division I transfer guard Sydnie Ward to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic season.


General

Pavan named Mid-South Conference Athletic Director of the Year

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Director of Athletics Ron Pavan has been named the 2019-20 Mid-South Conference Athletics Director of the Year, conference officials announced on Tuesday.


Baseball, General

Healthcare Hero Spotlight: Courtney Propst

LEBANON, Tenn.—Former Cumberland University baseball player and 2008 alum Courtney Propst has since moved home to Orlando, Florida to work as a firefighter and paramedic for the past 11 years.


General

Healthcare Hero Spotlight: Lt. Col. Denise Osborne

LEBANON, Tenn.—Former three-sport athlete and 1991 Cumberland alum, Lieutenant Colonel Denise Osborne, has given her life to selfless service in the military and as a firefighter.


Baseball, Men's Golf, Women's Basketball, Women's Golf, General

Cumberland Coaches Show Ep. 2

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland Athletics fans check out the second episode of the Cumberland Coaches Show


Football

Football releases 2020 Game Times

LEBANON, Tenn.--Kickoff times for all of Cumberland's nine regular-season football games have been set for the 2020 campaign as announced by Director of Athletics Ron Pavan.


Softball

Cumberland Softball announces 2021 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn.--Softball head coach Heather Stanfill announces the 2021 softball schedule, the home schedule including four home conference series.


Women's Basketball

Goehring signs with women's basketball

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland women's basketball coach Scott Blum announced the signing of Jackson native Alyssa Goehring to scholarship papers for the 2020-21 academic year.