Men's Volleyball

Barbe steps down as Head Men's Volleyball Coach

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland head men's volleyball coach Scott Barbe has resigned from his position effective immediately.


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Cumberland Athletics 2021-22 Recap

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland Athletics had a great 2021-22 year with tons of highlights all season long. Check out the year-end recap for our sports teams.


Women's Track & Field

Idamadudu wins Gold Medal in 4x100m Relay at the African Athletics Championships

LEBANON, Tenn.--Fresh off of the greatest season a women's track and field athlete has put up in Cumberland history, Praise Idamadudu wins gold representing her home country, Nigeria, in the 4x100m relays at the 2022 African Athletics Championships.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Men's and Women's Tennis earn ITA Community Service Award

LEBANON, Tenn.--The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced its regional award winners on Thursday and Cumberland University Men's and Women's Tennis won the NAIA East Regional Community Service Award.


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Cumberland Athletics finishes 19th in LEARFIELD Directors' Cup Final Standings

LEBANON, Tenn.--After the completion of the spring championships, Cumberland Athletics finished 19th in the LEARFIELD Directors' Cup Standings, the highest-finish ever for CU Athletics, the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) officials announced on Thursday.


Baseball

Machibroda named NAIA First Team All-American

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland first baseman Nolan Machibroda was named an First Team All-American after a spectacular senior campaign as announced by the national office on Tuesday.


Men's Soccer, General

Watson named 2021-22 Lindsey Donnell Award winner

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer player Tyler Watson was voted the 2021-22 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.


Women's Golf

Hermansson and Nutu each named NAIA Third Team All-Americans

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women's golfers Emma Hermansson and Nathalie Nutu were voted Third Team NAIA All-Americans on Thursday, as selected by the NAIA Women’s Golf Coaches’ Association All-America Committee. A total of 45 student-athletes were honored, with 15 individuals named to each of three teams.


General

Cumberland Athletics records 3.144 Department GPA

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland student-athletes not only got it done on the field this season, but got it done in the classroom recording a 3.144 cumulative grade point average as a department.


Esports

Jaylen Taylor Secures Cumberland Esports First NECC Madden National Championship

LEBANON, TENN.- Jaylen Taylor helps Cumberland Esports secure their first-ever Madden National Championship in their inaugural season!


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

Idamadudu and Dumoluhle claim National Titles on final day of Outdoor T&F Championships

GULF SHORES, Ala.-- Praise Idamadudu and Sibanda Dumoluhle claim national championships while three other Phoenix earned NAIA All-American honors on the final day of the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships.


Women's Golf

Cumberland women's golf finishes 10th at NAIA National Championships

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.-- Cumberland women's golf finished in 10th at the NAIA National Championships in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Friday. The Phoenix shot a 302 in the final round for a combined score of 905. Cumberland's 905 was their season-best three-round score to end their season.


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Cumberland Athletics finishes Fourth in MSC President's Cup

LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland Athletics finishes fourth in the Mid-South Conference President's Cup following completion of regular-season play for the 2021-22 academic year, conference officials announced Friday.


Women's Golf

Cumberland women's golf makes the cut after second round

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.-- Cumberland women's golf currently sits in a tie for eighth place at the NAIA National Championship in Oklahoma City, Okla. after day two. The Phoenix shot a 299 in the first round and a 304 in the second round for a combined score of 603, pushing them to make the cut for the second time in school history.


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

Watson podiums in Shot Put; Four Phoenix qualify for Final Events tomorrow

GULF SHORES, Ala.-- The Phoenix put on a show in day two of the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships. Daveina Watson earned All-American honors in the women's shot put while four other Phoenix qualified for Final Events.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf shoots a season low 299 in round one of National Championships

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.-- The Cumberland women competed in the morning group of the national championships finishing second place in their group with a total team score of 299. The afternoon group was in the middle of their first-round before it was suspended due to lack of sunlight. The afternoon group will complete their first-round tomorrow morning before the start of round two.


Women's Track & Field

Idamadudu runs the second-fastest time in the 200m dash to qualify for the finals

GULF SHORES, Ala.-- Praise Idamadudu qualified for the 200m dash finals on day one of the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis Ranked 18th in Final Rankings

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men’s tennis is ranked 18th in the final NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll, released by the national office on Wednesday.


Women's Tennis

Hernandez named NAIA All-American Honorable Mention

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland junior Jessica Hernandez earned 2022 NAIA Women's Tennis All-America Honorable Mention honors as announced Tuesday by the national office and selected by the NAIA All-America committee.


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

Track & Field Outdoor National Championship Preview

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's and women's track and field teams are set to begin the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Championships tomorrow in Gulf Shores, Alabama.


Women's Golf

Inclement weather postpones day one of National Championship

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - First round action of the 27th Annual Women's Golf National Championship was scheduled to commence this morning, but inclement weather has forced the suspension of play for the second consecutive day. The format will switch to a 54-hole tournament.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf set to tee off at the 27th Annual NAIA National Championships tomorrow

LEBANON, Tenn.--After a tremendous 2021-22 season, Cumberland women's golf is poised to cap their season with a strong showing at the 27th Annual Women's Golf National Championships held at Lincoln Park West in Oklahoma City.


Women's Track & Field

Idamadudu named USTFCCCA South Region Track Athlete of the Year

LEBANON, Tenn.--The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association announced their 2022 Outdoor Track & Field Athletes of the Year on Friday. Freshman, Praise Idamadudu was named the South Region Women's Track Athlete of the Year.


Men's Track & Field

CU Men's T&F stays put at No. 19 in USTFCCCA Top-25

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland University's men's outdoor track and field team stayed put at No. 19 in the latest NAIA U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Outdoor National Rating Index, released by the association today.


Women's Track & Field

CU women's T&F moves back up to No. 19 in latest USTFCCCA Ratings

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland University's women's outdoor track and field team moved up six spots to No. 19 in the week four U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Outdoor National Rating Index, released by the association today.


Men's Tennis

Cumberland Men's Tennis falls 4-1 to Ave Maria in National Tournament

MOBILE, Ala.-- No. 16 Cumberland men's tennis falls 4-1 against No. 17 Ave Maria University in the NAIA National Tournament.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis Set to Compete at NAIA National Championships

LEBANON, Tenn.--The No. 16 Cumberland University men's tennis team is set to compete for the sixth time at the 70th Annual NAIA National Championship on Tuesday, May 17. The Phoenix will take on 17-seeded Ave Maria at 8:30 a.m. in Mobile.


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

CU Track and Field adds two more national qualifiers at Last Chance Meet

CLEVELAND, Tenn.-- Cumberland men's and women's track and field competed at the Lee University Last Chance Meet, earning two additional qualifiers for the NAIA Outdoor National Championships.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf drops two spots to No. 16 in latest Top-25 Polls

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women's golf drops two spots to No. 16 in the final regular season edition of the NAIA Top-25 Polls, released by the NAIA Thursday afternoon.


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Cumberland Athletics Camp Schedule

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University Athletics announces summer camps from baseball, softball, men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, men's and women's soccer, and football.


Baseball, Wrestling, Women's Volleyball, General

Cumberland announces 2022 Sports Hall of Fame class

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announces the Class of 2022 for the Sports Hall of Fame, which includes three individuals Jake Williams (wrestling), Matt Greener (baseball) and Lisa Holloran Johnson (women's volleyball) along with the 2004 baseball team. Honorees will be recognized at the Hall of Fame dinner and banquet on Friday, October 7 at 6:00 p.m. in Alumni Hall on the CU campus.


Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball signs Pope John Paul II product

Cumberland men’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Triston Conger to scholarship papers for the 2022-23 academic year.


Baseball

Campbellsville scores seven unanswered to end CU's season

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--Cumberland jumped out to a 5-0 lead after five innings, but Campbellsville rallied to score seven unanswered runs to end Cumberland's 2022 campaign.


Baseball

Phoenix stay alive with a 7-6 win over Bethel

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--Cumberland holds off Bethel University to stay alive in the Mid-South Conference Baseball Championships with a 7-6 victory at Bowling Green Ballpark.


Baseball

Georgetown walks off Cumberland in MSC Tournament

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--3-seed Georgetown rallies to score sixth in the ninth inning to walk-off the Phoenix and send Cumberland to the loser's bracket of the Mid-South Conference Baseball Championships.


Esports

CU Esports set for three National Tournament appearances this May

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Esports is set to cap off an excellent first season with three national tournament appearances in Rocket League, Overwatch, and Madden beginning next week.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis earns At-Large Berth to NAIA National Championships

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's tennis earns an At-Large berth to the 70th Annual NAIA Men's Tennis National Championship set to be held in Mobile, Ala. May 17-21, announced by the national association this afternoon.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf claims MSC Tournament Championship in a Play-Off

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--After 54-holes at the Mid-South Conference Women's Golf Championships, Lindsey Wilson and Cumberland were tied for first. A dramatic finish on a play-off gives the Phoenix their first Mid-South Conference Tournament title in program history.


Men's Basketball

Coach Lewis named to 100 Most Impactful Head Coaches in NAIA list

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Phoenix men's basketball coach Jeremy Lewis was named to the 100 Most Impactful Head Coaches in NAIA Men's Basketball list released by the Silver Waves Media on Saturday.


Women's Golf

Phoenix WGOLF sits in third place at the MSC Championship after day one

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-- Cumberland women's golf sits in third place at the Mid-South Conference Championship two strokes back of the lead after two rounds of golf. Emma Hermansson has a three-stroke lead on Maria Neira for first place individually in the tournament.


Women's Track & Field

CU women's T&F finishes fifth at MSC Championships

WILLIAMSBURG.Ky.--Cumberland women's track and field finishes the Mid-South Conference Championships in fifth place with 74 points.


Men's Track & Field

Men's Track & Field takes Third at MSC Outdoor Championship

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky.--Cumberland men's track and field finishes in third place at the Mid-South Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships.


Women's Track & Field

Idamadudu earns MSC Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week honors for the third time

LEBANON, Tenn.--Praise Idamadudu was named Mid-South Conference Women's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week for the third time this season, released by conference officials on Monday.


Men's Track & Field

Oniyide named MSC Track Athlete of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland sophomore Tobi Oniyide was named the Mid-South Conference Men's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week for the first time this season, released by conference officials on Monday.


Baseball

Machibroda earns MSC Player of the Week honors for the second straight week

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland's first baseman Nolan Machibroda was named the Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of the Week, the league office released on Monday.


Men's Track & Field

Men's T&F in Second at MSC Outdoor Championships

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky.--Cumberland men's track & field have a strong showing in day one of the Mid-South Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships to trail first place by just one point.


Women's Track & Field

Women's Track & Field in Fifth after Day One of MSC Championships

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky.--Cumberland women's track & field totaled 25 points on the first day to sit in fifth place of the Mid-South Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships.


Esports

CU Rocket League secures NECC Conference Championship

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Esports Rocket League team capped off an amazing week on Sunday night with a 4-2 series win over the Bethel Pilots to win the 2022 NECC Emergent Conference Championship. The victory marks the first conference championship in program history in the program's inaugural year.


Women's Golf

Four Phoenix Women's Golfers earn MSC All-Conference honors

LEBANON, Tenn.-Four Cumberland Women's Golfers were named to the 2022 Women's Golf All-Conference teams announced by the Mid-South Conference Sunday afternoon. Nathalie Nutu, Emma Hermansson, and Anna Krieger were named first-team, while Jasmine Sachdev notched second-team honors.


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

Men's and Women's T&F are set for MSC Outdoor Championships Sunday and Monday

LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland men's and women's track and field teams are set to take on the Mid-South Conference Championships on Sunday and Monday. The meet will take place at James H. Taylor, II Stadium on the campus of the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Ky.


Baseball

Final Bracket set for Baseball Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. --The final bracket of the Mid-South Conference Baseball Championships has ben released by league officials after reseeding the teams. Cumberland will open up play in Bowling Green against the new No. 3-seed Georgetown College on Thursday at 2:30 p.m. central time.


Baseball

Phoenix hold off Thomas More to advance to Bowling Green

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.--The Cumberland bullpen holds off a scrappy Thomas More team, 5-4, to win the Mid-South Conference Opening Round series and advance to the final site of the Championships in Bowling Green, Ky.


Softball

CU Softball falls 0-2 to Bethel in the MSC Opening Round Series

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Softball falls 2-0 to the Bethel Wildcats in the MSC Opening round. Bethel took game one 7-6 and game two 3-0 over the Phoenix to move on to the Mid-South Tournament in Bowling Green, Ky.


Baseball

Cumberland and Thomas More heads to game three after splitting the doubleheader

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.-- Cumberland baseball split their Mid-South Conference Opening Round doubleheader against Thomas More 1-1. The Phoenix won game one 16-5 but fell in game two 6-5. The rubber match will take place tomorrow at 11:00 a.m.


Men's Volleyball

Sulima signs with Men's Volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's volleyball coach Scott Barbe announces the signing of Drew Sulima to scholarship papers for the 2022-23 academic season.


Baseball

Machibroda named MSC Player of the Year; Seven earn All-Conference Accolades

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland senior Nolan Machibroda garners Mid-South Conference Player of the Year honors while Angel Mendoza, Tyner Hughes, Santrel Farmer, and Tyler Stokes were named First Team All-Mid-South Conference selections. Ethan Shelton and Jayden Hanna garnered Second Team All-Conference accolades, released by the league office on Thursday.


Softball

Clark and Evans earn Second Team All-Conference honors

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Senior Mariah Clark and sophomore Ashley Evans were named to the All-Mid-South Conference Second Team, released Thursday by the league office.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis remains No. 16 in the Final Regular-Season Top-25 Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis stays put at No. 16 for the fourth straight NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll released by the national office on Wednesday.


Men's Golf

Phoenix Men's golf finishes seventh at the MSC Championship

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-- Cumberland men's golf finishes the Mid-South Conference Championship in seventh place after shooting a 307 in round three. The team finished the weekend with a combined team score of 923.


Wrestling

CU Wrestling signs Tennessee State Champ

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Mt. Juliet High Class of 2022 state wrestling champion Anthony Pyron signed scholarship papers Thursday, April 21 to continue his academic and athletic career at Cumberland University.


Women's Volleyball

Kayla Burbach signs with Cumberland Women's Volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's volleyball coach Hannah Vadakin announced the signing of Kayla Burbach to scholarship papers for the 2022-23 academic year.


Men's Golf

Phoenix Men's Golf in Seventh at MSC Championships

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-- After the first 36 holes of the Mid-South Conference Championships, Cumberland Men's Golf sits in seventh place after a rough first day a Bowling green Country Club.


Baseball

Machibroda named MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland first baseman Nolan Machibroda was named the Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of the Week, the league office released on Monday.


Wrestling

Cox, Laws, Smith named NWCA Scholar All-Americans

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The National Wrestling Coaches Association announced Carter Cox, Keshawn Laws, and Cole Smith have been named 2022 NAIA Men’s Individual Scholar All-Americans.


Men's Golf

Five Phoenix earn Men's Golf All-Conference honors

LEBANON, Tenn.-Five Cumberland Men's Golfers were named to 2022 Men's Golf All-Conference teams announced by the Mid-South Conference Sunday afternoon.


Softball

CU Softball to host Bethel in MSC Opening Round

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Softball will play host to Bethel University in the Mid-South Conference Softball Tournament, announced after the completion of the regular season games Saturday evening.


Baseball

CU Baseball set to travel to Thomas More for MSC Opening Round

LEBANON, Tenn. --Cumberland Baseball will be the 10-seed in the 11-team field of the Mid-South Conference Championships and are set to travel to Thomas More for the Opening Round, MSC officials released this evening following the conclusion of the regular season.


Men's Tennis

Phoenix fall to Patriots in MSC Semifinals

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -3-seed Cumberland Men's Tennis falls to the 2-seed in the Mid-South Conference Men's Tennis Semifinals, 4-0, at the Warren County Tennis and Sports Facility.


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

CU Track and Field posts multiple first-place finishes at Mountain Laurel Invitational

SEWANEE, Tenn.-- Cumberland men's and women's track and field posts a plethora of top five finishes at the Mountain Laurel Invitational on Saturday.


Baseball

Bats lead the way in Sweep over Tennessee Southern

PULASKI, Tenn.--Cumberland Baseball completes the sweep against Tennessee Southern on the road at Bob Walker Field.


Softball

Cumberland softball splits their regular-season finale with Tennessee Southern

PULASKI, Tenn.-- Cumberland (19-21, 14-18 MSC) split their doubleheader against Tennessee Southern (23-23, 14-18) to split the series 2-2. Cumberland won game one 3-0 but dropped the series finale 3-0.


Men's Tennis

Cumberland Men's Tennis earns 4-3 win over UT Southern in Quarterfinals

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-- No. 3 seeded Cumberland men's tennis earns a big 4-3 win over No. 6 Tennessee Southern in the Mid-South Conference Quarterfinals.


Baseball

Phoenix take series opener after scoring 19 runs

PULASKI, Tenn.--The Phoenix pounded out 16 hits to score 19 runs to run rule Tennessee Southern in the series opener on the road.


Softball

CU Softball splits their Friday doubleheader against Tennessee Southern

PULASKI, Tenn.-- Cumberland softball (18-20, 13-17 MSC) split their doubleheader against Tennessee Southern (22-22, 13-17). The Phoenix started the series with a 3-0 win but fell 12-1 in game two.


Esports

Nelson, Taylor, advance to ECAC Madden Finals

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Esports posts a big week as Nathan Nelson and Jaylen Taylor advanced to the ECAC Madden finals in XBOX and PS4.


Women's Tennis

Cumberland Women's Tennis falls 4-3 to UT Southern in MSC Quarterfinals

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-- No. 4 seeded Cumberland women's tennis narrowly falls 4-3 to No. 5 seeded Tennessee Southern in the conference quarterfinals. The loss ends Cumberland's time at the Mid-South Conference Tournament.


Baseball

Cumberland University Details on Inadvertent Baseball Violation

LEBANON, Tenn.-- In regard to a violation of the Cumberland Baseball program received from the NAIA, Cumberland University wants to ensure that the integrity of the Cumberland Baseball program should not be damaged through this inadvertent violation.


Women's Track & Field

Women's T&F moves up to No. 19 in latest USTFCCCA Ratings

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland University's women's outdoor track and field team moved up three spots to No. 19 in the week four U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Outdoor National Rating Index, released by the association today.


Women's Volleyball

Sydnee Tidwell signs with Phoenix Women's Volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's volleyball coach Hannah Vadakin announced the signing of Sydnee Tidwell to scholarship papers for the 2022-23 academic year.


Men's Track & Field

Men's T&F jumps into USTFCCCA Top-25 at No. 16

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland University's men's outdoor track and field team made the biggest move in the polls jumping 20 spots to No. 16 in the latest NAIA U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Outdoor National Rating Index, released by the association today.


Baseball

No. 18 IU-Southeast run rules Phoenix

NEW ALBANY, Ind.--No. 18 IU-Southeast pounded out 20 hits scoring 18 runs to defeat Cumberland via the mercy rule after seven inning 18-8 on the road.


Esports

Taylor, Bush, and Nelson advance to NECC Madden Nationals

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Jaylen Taylor, Austin Bush, and Nathan Nelson have earned an automatic bid to the National Esports Collegiate Conference Madden Nationals (NECC).


Women's Track & Field

Idamadudu named NAIA Track Athlete of the Week for the second time

LEBANON, Tenn.--Praise Idamadudu was named the NAIA Women's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week for the second time this season, released by conference officials on Monday.


Men's Tennis

Five Phoenix men's tennis members earn Mid-South Conference honors

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Five Cumberland men's tennis players and two coaches receives Mid-South Conference honors as released by conference officials on Wednesday.


Women's Tennis

Three CU women's tennis members earn All-Conference honors

LEBANON, Tenn.-- CU women's tennis members Jessica Hernandez, Elina Sungatullina, and Maria Arabelaez earned spots on the Mid-South All-Conference Teams, as announced by conference officials on Wednesday.


Baseball

Cumberland Self-Reports Baseball Violation

LEBANON, Tenn.--Today Cumberland University athletics announces a self-reported violation with the Cumberland Baseball team.


Men's Basketball

Tajah Fraley signs with Cumberland Men's Basketball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Alcorn State transfer guard Tajah Fraley to scholarship papers for the 2022-23 academic year.


Esports

Jaylen Taylor & Nathan Nelson Advance to ECAC Madden Semifinals

LEBANON, Tenn.—Cumberland’s Nathan Nelson & Jaylen Taylor punched their ticket to the ECAC Madden Final Four, Coming off wins from No.11 Emory & Henry and No.6 Muskingum University!


Women's Volleyball

Layla Wandel signs with CU Women's Volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's volleyball coach Hannah Vadakin announced the signing of Layla Wandel to scholarship papers for the 2022-23 academic year.


Men's Track & Field

Dumoluhle named MSC Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Sibanda Dumoluhle continues to have a great year adding a Mid-South Conference Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week to his honors, released by the league office on Monday.


Men's Track & Field

Sanders named MSC Track Athlete of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland senior Trevon Sanders was named Mid-South Conference Men's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week for the second time this season, released by conference officials on Monday.


Women's Track & Field

Idamadudu named MSC Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week for the second time

LEBANON, Tenn.--Praise Idamadudu was named Mid-South Conference Women's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week for the second time this season, released by conference officials on Monday.


Baseball

Farmer earns MSC Player of the Week award

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland centerfielder Santrel Farmer was named Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of the Week after a great series against Lindsey Wilson, the league office released on Monday.


Men's Tennis

Men’s Tennis earn 3-seed and bye to MSC Quarterfinals

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland Men's tennis earns the No. 3 seed in the Mid-South Confernce Championships and will take on the winner of 6-seed Tennessee Southern and 11-seed Shawnee State on Friday in Bowling Green, MSC officials announced late Saturday evening.


Women's Tennis

Women’s Tennis set to take on Tennessee Southern in MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's tennis earns the No. 4 seed in Mid-South Conference Championships and are set to take on No. 5-seed Tennessee Southern MSC Quarterfinals, released by MSC officials Saturday evening.


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

Four Phoenix take first place finishes at Kennesaw State Invitational

KENNESAW, Ga.-- Praise Idamadudu, Denis Kiplagat, and Sibanda Dumoluhle earned first-place finishes in their events on the second day of the Kennesaw State Invitational.


Baseball

CU Baseball sweeps Lindsey Wilson with a 14-1 win on senior day

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball (28-16, 17-3 MSC) completed the series sweep over Lindsey Wilson College (21-19, 9-12 MSC) with a 14-1 win on senior day.


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

Idamadudu takes First in 200m at Kennesaw State Invitational

KENNESAW, Ga.--Cumberland freshman Praise Idamadudu sets the fastest time in the NAIA in the 200m at the Kennesaw State Invitational Friday afternoon.


Baseball

Phoenix bats stay hot against Lindsey Wilson in two wins at home

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Baseball (26-16, 15-3 MSC) put together two big wins over Lindsey Wilson (21-17, 9-11 MSC) on Friday. Cumberland put up 30 runs over both games, winning g the first 19-3 and the second 11-10.


Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball adds Fort Valley State transfer

EBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Fort Valley State University transfer and former Junior College All-American Ty'Reek Johnson to scholarship papers for the 2022-23 academic year.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Receives Votes in sixth NAIA Top-25 Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Cumberland women’s tennis is receiving votes in the sixth edition of the regular-season edition of the NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll released today by the national office.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis sits at No. 16 for third straight Top-25 Polls

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis stays put at No. 16 for the third straight NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll released today by the national office on Wednesday.


Women's Volleyball

Ashnaley Mystal signs with Cumberland WVB

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's volleyball coach Hannah Vadakin announced the signing of Ashnaley Mystal to scholarship papers for the 2022-23 academic year.


Women's Golf

Hermansson finishes as Individual Runner-Up; Nutu takes Fourth

CROSSVILLE, Tenn.--Emma Hermansson took home a second place finish and Nathalie Nutu finished fourth individually for the Phoenix at the Mid-South Conference Spring Classic played at Bear Trace at Cumberland Mountain.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix Hoops inks JuCO All-American

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Demarius Boyd to scholarship papers for the 2022-23 academic year.


Women's Volleyball

Jaeliyah Morton signs with CU Women's Volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's volleyball coach Hannah Vadakin announced the signing of Jaeliyah Morton to scholarship papers for the 2022-23 academic year.


Women's Golf

Hermansson and Nutu tied for lead at MSC Spring Classic

CROSSVILLE, Tenn. -- Nathalie Nutu and Emma Hermansson are leading the field at Bear Trace at Cumberland Mountain in the Mid-South Conference Spring Classic and Cumberland sits in fourth despite playing shorthanded.


Esports

CU Overwatch advances to the MSC Championship against Shawnee State

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Overwatch punched their ticket to the Mid-South Conference finals with a 3-0 sweep over Pikeville last week to move on to the championship match against the Shawnee State Bears.


Women's Volleyball

Kiya Ferrell signs with Cumberland Women's Volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's volleyball coach Hannah Vadakin announced the signing of Kiya Ferrell to scholarship papers for the 2022-23 academic year.


Softball

Cumberland falls 0-2 in their second doubleheader against No. 17 Lindsey Wilson

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland softball (17-19, 12-16 MSC) dropped both games of their second doubleheader against No. 17 Lindsey Wilson (27-11, 18-8 MSC). Cumberland lost the first game 7-0 and the second game 6-1 to fall 3-1 in the series.


Baseball

Cumberland baseball sweeps the series against Bethel

MCKENZIE, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball swept the Mid-South Conference series over Bethel University 3-0 after picking up two wins in today's doubleheader.


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

CU Distance Team took on Pepsi UC Invite & Distance Carnival this weekend

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky.—The Phoenix men’s and women’s distance teams competed at the Pepsi UC Invite & Distance Carnival the past two days.


Softball

CU splits doubleheader against No. 17 Lindsey Wilson on Senior Day

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland softball (16-17, 12-14 MSC) earned a big 10-9 win in the second game of the doubleheader against No. 17 Lindsey Wilson (25-11, 16-8 MSC) on Senior Day. The Blue Raiders took game one 7-0 to start the series.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis sweeps Bethel to close Regular Season

MCKENZIE, Tenn.--Cumberland men's tennis cruises to a 7-0 sweep against Bethel for their fifth win in a row in the regular-season finale.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis takes down Freed-Hardeman and Bethel to close Regular Season

MCKENZIE, Tenn.--Cumberland women's tennis picked up two wins in the final two matches of the regular season.


Men's Tennis

Men’s Tennis fights the weather for a 6-0 win over Freed-Hardeman

LEBANON, Tenn.—Cumberland men’s tennis fights the rain and weather to get a 6-0 win in their final home match of the season.


Baseball

Phoenix hold on for Series Opener Win at Bethel

MCKENZIE, Tenn.--Trevor Muzzi threw seven strong to get win on the mound and Ethan Torres picked up the six out save to help Cumberland get the 5-4 win at Wildcat Park Friday afternoon.


Women's Volleyball

Hazel Konkel signs with Phoenix Women's Volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's volleyball coach Hannah Vadakin announced the signing of Hazel Konkel to scholarship papers for the 2022-23 academic year.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf drops one spot to No. 14 in latest Top-25 Polls

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women's golf drops one spot to No. 14 in the fifth edition of the NAIA Top-25 Polls, released by the NAIA Friday afternoon.


Men's Golf

Reed signs with Men's Golf

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland golf head coach Rich Williams announcing the signing of Justin Reed to scholarship papers for the 2022-23 academic year.


Football, Esports

WR Jaylen Taylor moonlights for CU's esports team

LEBANON - A new collegiate sport is on the rise at Cumberland University.


Women's Volleyball

Elaine Shaneyfelt signs with CU Women's Volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's volleyball coach Hannah Vadakin announced the signing of Elaine Shaneyfelt to scholarship papers for the 2022-23 academic year.


Women's Track & Field

Women's Track & Field enters the Outdoor USTFCCCA Rankings at No. 20

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland University's women's outdoor track and field team were the biggest movers jumping 49 positions to No. 20 in NAIA U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Indoor National Rating Index, released by the association on Wednesday.


Esports

CU Rocket League narrowly falls to Shawnee State 3-2 in MSC Championship Series

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Rocket League put up quite the fight against Shawnee State in the Mid-South Conference finals, but ultimately falls 3-2 to the Bears on Wednesday night.


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Cumberland in Fourth in the Mid-South Conference President Cup Standings

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University Athletics sits in fourth place of the Mid-South Conference Presidents Cup standings following the winter season, conference officials announced.


Women's Track & Field

Idamadudu earns NAIA Track Athlete of the Week for the Second Time

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland's Praise Idamadudu continues to add accolades after winning the Mid-South Conference Women's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week. She was named the NAIA Women's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week, released by the national office.


Baseball

Phoenix Baseball Receiving Votes in Top-25 Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball has moved up in the receiving votes category in the third edition of the NAIA Top-25 Coaches' Polls, released by the national office Wednesday morning.


Softball

Phoenix Softball vs. No. 17 Lindsey Wilson pushed to Saturday and Sunday

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University Softball is moving their conference doubleheaders against No. 17 Lindsey Wilson back to Saturday and Sunday.


Football, General, Headlines

Cumberland University Announces Tim Tebow as Rise Above Speaker at Homecoming

LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland University is pleased to announce two-time national champion, first-round NFL draft pick, Heisman Trophy winner, and author Tim Tebow as the Rise Above Speaker at the Homecoming football game on Saturday, October 8, at 2:00 p.m. CST.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf wins the MSC Regular Season Championship

CROSSVILLE, Tenn.--Cumberland men's golf finished second at the Mid-South Conference Spring Classic to win the Men's Golf Regular Season Championship.


Men's Golf

Phoenix men's golf in 4th place after day one at the MSC Spring Classic

CROSSVILLE, Tenn.-- Cumberland men's golf was sitting in first after the first round, but three great rounds from Campbellsville, Lindsey Wilson, and Tennessee Southern propelled each of them ahead of the Phoenix at the Mid-South Conference Spring Classic.


Women's Track & Field

Daveina Watson named MSC Women's Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland freshman Daveina Watson was named Mid-South Conference Women's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week, released by conference officials on Monday.


Men's Track & Field

Trevon Sanders named MSC Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland senior Trevon Sanders was named Mid-South Conference Men's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week, released by conference officials on Monday.


Women's Track & Field

Praise Idamadudu named MSC Women's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland freshman Praise Idamadudu was named Mid-South Conference Women's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week, released by conference officials on Monday.


Baseball

Cumberland baseball announces dates for 2022 Summer Camps

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball is set to host fundamental, hitting, and pitching camps during the summer of 2022. All camps are offered at the same price of $100 per session, per camper.


Women's Tennis

Cumberland downs Thomas More 7-0 on Senior Day

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's tennis takes home a 7-0 over Mid-South Conference rival Thomas More on Senior Day


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

Cumberland Track and Field posts six first place finishes at UAB Spring Invite

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.-- Cumberland men's and women's track and field posted some excellent performances in their first outdoor track meet of the season. The two teams combined for six first-place finishes and six qualifying times for nationals.


Baseball

Phoenix sweep doubleheader against No. 20 Lions to take series 2-1

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Baseball sweeps the No. 20 Freed-Hardeman Lions in their doubleheader to take the weekend series 2-1. The Phoenix hold a 17-3 record over their last 20 games.


Softball

Cumberland Softball splits second doubleheader at Bethel

MCKENZIE, Tenn.-- Cumberland Softball (16-16, 11-13 MSC) split their second doubleheader with the Bethel Wildcats (18-14, 10-8 MSC) on the road on Saturday. With the 3-1 win in game two, Cumberland claimed their second conference series victory this season and got back to a .500 record overall.


Men's Tennis

CU men's tennis tops Thomas More on Senior Day 6-1

LEBANON, Tenn.-- No. 16 CU men's tennis improved their conference record to 5-2 on the year with a 6-1 victory over the Thomas More Saints on Senior Day.


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

Kiplagat takes first place in steeplechase on day one of UAB Spring Invite

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.-- Cumberland men's and women's track and field competed at the UAB Spring Invite today.


Baseball

Phoenix late rally falls short to No. 20 Freed-Hardeman

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball puts together a late rally but falls short to No. 20 Freed-Hardeman 11-9. Angel Mendoza and Tyner Hughes combined for six RBIs and three home runs in the effort.


Softball

Clutch hitting late propels Cumberland Softball to two wins over Bethel

McKENZIE, Tenn.--Cumberland softball came up clutch late in both games to take a 2-0 series lead over Bethel after the first two games.


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Cumberland Athletics jumps to 29th in the LEARFIELD Directors' Cup Standings

LEBANON, Tenn.--After the completion of the fall and winter championships, Cumberland Athletics has jumped up 19 positions to 29th in the LEARFIELD Directors' Cup Standings, National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) officials announced on Thursday.


Men's Volleyball

No. 7 Phoenix Men's Volleyball falls 3-2 to No. 10 Saints at MSC Tournament

BOWLING GREEN, Ky,-- No. 7-seeded Cumberland men's volleyball (21-16, 11-7 MSC) falls to the No. 10 seed Thomas More (9-18, 4-13 MSC) in a tight match 3-2 in the opening round of the Mid-South Conference tournament.


Women's Soccer

Holloway returns to the US in transfer to Racing Louisville FC

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Former Cumberland women's soccer All-American Rebecca Holloway is transferring to Racing Louisville FC.


Women's Tennis

RV Women's Tennis holds off RV UT Southern in 4-3 win

DECATUR, Ala.--RV Cumberland women's tennis gets a big conference win on the road over RV Tennessee Southern 4-3.


Men's Tennis

Phoenix Men's Tennis tops UT Southern 6-1

DECATUR, Ala.-- No. 16 Cumberland men's tennis put together a 6-1 conference victory over the UT Southern Firehawks on Tuesday to improve their record to 9-7 on the year.


Men's Volleyball

Ginnings named Mid-South Conference Defender of the Year

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University libero Caleb Ginnings was named the Mid-South Conference Defender of the Year while Jordan Pierce garnered Second Team honors and Luka Ilic was named to the Honorable Mentions.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix Women's Tennis receives votes in NAIA Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Cumberland women’s tennis is receiving votes in the fourth edition of the regular-season edition of the NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll released today by the national office.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis remains No. 16 in NAIA Polls

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis stays put at No. 16 in the latest edition of the NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll released today by the national office.


Esports

CU Esports Call of Duty sweeps Bulls; Rocket League remains undefeated

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Esports put together another impressive week, finishing with a 5-1 record overall while knocking off some of the top teams in the country.


Baseball

Cumberland's bats stay hot against Milligan

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball picked up a 10-5 road win over Milligan University for their ninth win in a row. This win marks the Phoenix's seventh game in a row where they scored ten or more runs.


Softball

Phoenix Softball sweeps Lane College at home

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Softball (13-15, 8-12 MSC) swept their home doubleheader against NCAA Division II Lane College (15-11) at home on Tuesday. The Phoenix took the first game 6-1 and the second game 9-5.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf wraps up the Carey Collegiate

GULF SHORES, Ala.-- Cumberland women's golf finished their final round at the Carey Collegiate golf tournament at Gulf Shores Golf Club.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf completes day one at the Carey Collegiate

GULF SHORES, Ala.-- Cumberland women's golf was back in action at the Carey Collegiate golf tournament at Gulf Shores Golf Club. The Phoenix competed as individuals at the tournament due to being short-handed.


Men's Golf

Isaac Walker named MSC Men's Golfer of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland sophomore Isaac Walker was named Mid-South Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week on Monday after winning the Wolfpack Spring Invitational in New Orleans, La., last week.


Baseball

Alvarez named MSC Pitcher of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Daniel Alvarez earns the Mid-South Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week after his complete game win over Johnson University last Tuesday.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix MVB set to take on No. 10 Saints at MSC Tournament

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland men's volleyball earns the No. 7 seed in the Mid-South Conference tournament and will take on No. 10 Thomas More, conference officials announced on Sunday.


Softball

No. 3 Freed-Hardeman sweeps MSC Series

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland softball held a 2-0 in the sixth inning of the second game, but No. 3 Freed-Hardeman tacked seven unanswered runs to win the series finale and sweep the Mid-South Conference series with the Phoenix.


Men's Volleyball

Cumberland MVB sweeps Bluefield in regular-season finale

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland men's volleyball sweeps Bluefield College 3-0 in the regular-season finale at home. The win brings the Phoenix to 21 total wins on the season, the highest mark in program history.


Softball

No. 3 Freed-Hardeman takes two in series opener

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland softball ran into two really good arms in the circle for No. 3 Freed-Hardeman dropping the first two games to open the up the Mid-South Conference series with the Lady Lions.


Women's Golf

Cumberland women's golf stays put at No. 13 in NAIA Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women's golf stays put at No. 13 in the fourth edition of the NAIA Top 25 Polls.


Men's Golf

CU men's golf receives votes in NAIA Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men's golf receives votes in the fourth edition of the NAIA Top 25 poll released Friday by the national office.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis sweeps Missouri Baptist, 7-0

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's tennis picks up a 7-0 sweep over Missouri Baptist after dropping a conference match to Lindsey Wilson last night.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis bounces back with 7-0 sweep over Missouri Baptist

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's tennis bounced back with a 7-0 sweep over Missouri Baptist after a tough loss last night to No. 9 Lindsey Wilson.


Women's Basketball

Tyra Johnson earns All-American Honors

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Tyra Johnson earns NAIA Second Team All-American honors after what was a terrific season with the Phoenix, as announced by the national office on Friday.


Men's Volleyball

Cumberland MVB sweeps Rio Grande 3-0 at home

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Men's Volleyball (20-15, 10-7 MSC) put together a 3-0 sweep of the Rio Grande Red Storm (2-25, 1-16 RSC) at home on Thursday night.


Women's Tennis

No. 10 Lindsey Wilson sweep Cumberland Women's Tennis

COLUMBIA, Ky.--Cumberland women's tennis was swept by No. 10-ranked Lindsey Wilson women's tennis Thursday afternoon at Herny Baughman Tennis Complex.


Men's Tennis

No. 16 Cumberland MTENN falls to No. 9 Lindsey Wilson 7-0

COLUMBIA, Ky.-- The 16th ranked Cumberland men's tennis team fell 7-0 on the road to No. 9 Lindsey Wilson in Mid-South Conference play on Thursday evening.


Men's Basketball

Tavon King earns NAIA All-American Honors

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's basketball standout Tavon King added NAIA All-American honors to his growing list of accolades over his two seasons with the Phoenix, as announced by the national office on Thursday.


Esports

Cumberland Overwatch sweeps Boilermakers 3-0; Rocket League Remains Undefeated in NECC

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Esports had a successful week last week with impressive victories over big-time opponents. CU Overwatch recorded a 3-0 sweep over Purdue while the Rocket League team remains undefeated.


General

Cumberland Athletics thanks our Athletic Trainers

LEBANON, Tenn.--March is National Athletic Training Month and Cumberland University Athletics would like to take this opportunity to celebrate with our Athletic Trainers. They go above and beyond for our student athletes by providing daily injury and illness prevention, examination, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of emergency, acute or chronic injuries.


Football

Cates honored at National Football Foundation Banquet

NASHHVILLE, Tenn.--Cumberland defensive lineman Morgan Cates was honored on Tuesday night at the Middle Tennessee National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame banquet.


Baseball

Cumberland Baseball Receives Votes in NAIA Top-25 Polls

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball receives votes in the second edition of the NAIA Top-25 Coaches' Polls, released by the national office Wednesday morning.


Baseball

Cumberland Baseball earns NAIA Ball Team of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball produced a 6-0 week to earn the squad NAIA Ball Team of the Week honors, released by the organization Tuesday evening.


Baseball

Cumberland pushes win streak to eight after a doubleheader sweep

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball pours on 37 runs in two games against Johnson University to pick up two wins at Woody Hunt Stadium Tuesday afternoon.


Men's Golf

Walker wins Individual Medalist; Phoenix take Third in Wolfpack Spring Invitational

NEW ORLEANS, La.--Isaac Walker wins the individual medalist award at the Wolfpack Invitational and Cumberland men's golf finishes third in a good field at Bayou Oaks.


Men's Golf

Walker leads after two rounds at Wolfpack Spring Invitational

NEW ORLEANS, La.--Cumberland's Isaac Walker leads the field at the Wolf Pack Invitational after the first two rounds at Bayou Oaks.


Baseball

Phoenix Crush Five Home Runs in Run Rule Victory over Faulkner

LEBANON, Tenn.--The Phoenix bats remain hot as Cumberland hits five home runs on their way to a 16-6 run rule victory over Faulkner.


Baseball

Machibroda earns MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball first baseman Nolan Machibroda was named Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of the Week for the second time this season, the league office released on Monday.


Softball

Cumberland Softball cancels tomorrow's doubleheader

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University Softball cancels tomorrow's doubleheader against Brescia University.


Baseball

Cumberland comes from behind twice to sweep Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball scores eight runs in the seventh inning to come back and walk-off Campbellsville and then trailed 5-0 in game two, but came from behind to sweep Campbellsville with a 16-5 win in game three.


Men's Tennis

Phoenix sweeps Georgetown 7-0 for a 4-1 Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--No. 16 Cumberland men's tennis closes a 4-1 week with a 7-0 sweep over Georgetown College Sunday afternoon at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis defeats Georgetown 6-1 to wrap up long week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's tennis bounces back after a loss to Campbellsville yesterday with a big 6-1 win at home over Georgetown College.


Men's Tennis

Men’s Tennis tops RV Campbellsville 5-2

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland men's tennis earned a hard-fought 5-2 victory over RV Campbellsville at home on Saturday.


Baseball

CU Baseball wins in a 19-9 run rule

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball started the series on a high note, picking up a 19-9 run rule win over Campbellsville University.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix fall to No. 20 Campbellsville 4-3 at home

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's tennis drops a 4-3 match to 20th-ranked Campbellsville.


Softball

Bats come alive for Series Win over UPike

PIKEVILLE, Tenn.--Cumberland softball hit three home runs in game one and pushed across 13 runs in game two for the series win over Pikeville.


Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball finishes MSC Pod with two wins

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.--The Phoenix bounced back with two big wins over Reinhardt and Truett-McConnell to end the Mid-South Conference Pod hosted by Campbellsville.


Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball falls in three sets to RV Webber International

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.-- RV Webber International swept Cumberland in straight sets Friday afternoon in their first match of the Mid-South Conference Pod.


Softball

Cumberland wins game two in extras; loses pitcher duel in game one

PIKEVILLE, Ky.--Cumberland dropped the first game of the series in a 2-1 pitcher's duel and responded with an extra-inning win to split the first day of the Mid-South Conference series against Pikeville.


Esports

Will Weir Signs With CU Esports

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland Esports Coach Spencer Claypool announced the signing of Will Weir this week for the 2022-23 academic year.


Esports

Jaylen Taylor named ECAC Madden Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland's Jaylen Taylor was named the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Madden Player of the Week, for his performance in Cumberland's 2-0 victory against Long Island University last Thursday.


Wrestling

WATCH: NAIA National Champion Cole Smith Interview

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Wrestling fans, check out this sit-down interview with 165 lb. NAIA National Champion Cole Smith and Head Coach James Hicks.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis post 5-2 win over Oakland City

LEBANON, Tenn.--Phoenix women's tennis takes down Oakland City 5-2 for back-to-back wins for the first time this season.


Men's Tennis

No. 16 men's tennis wins second straight match over Oakland City

LEBANON, Tenn.--No. 16 Cumberland men's tennis continues to play well this week picking up their second win in as many days by sweeping Oakland City on Thursday.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis sweeps Shawnee State

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's tennis snaps a two-game losing skid with a sweep of Shawnee State Wednesday afternoon.


Men's Tennis

No. 16 Men's Tennis takes down Shawnee State

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's tennis got back on track with a Mid-South Conference victory Wednesday afternoon over Shawnee State.


General

CU accepting nominations for 2022 Sports Hall of Fame class

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University Athletic Department is accepting nominations for the Class of 2022 Sports Hall of Fame until Monday, April 25. Nominations must be submitted through the google form and include full justification for the nomination, including statistics, honors, awards and any other pertinent information about the nominee. The 2022 Hall of Fame dinner is set for Friday, October 6, at 6 p.m.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix Women's Tennis receives votes in NAIA Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Cumberland women’s tennis are receiving votes in the third regular-season edition of the NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll released today by the national office.


Men's Tennis

Phoenix jump four spots to No. 16

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis jumps up four positions to No. 16 in the latest edition of the NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll released today by the national office.


Men's Volleyball

Caleb Ginnings earns NAIA National Defender of the Week award

LEBANON, Tenn.- After being named Mid-South Conference Defender of the Week on Monday, the accolades continue to come in for Cumberland libero Caleb Ginnings as he also earns NAIA National Setter of the Week, the national office released on Tuesday.


Baseball

Phoenix Arms hold Bryan quiet in 8-1 win

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland tossed seven different pitchers in an 8-1 win over Bryan College Tuesday afternoon at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Women's Golf

Phoenix finish first at the Golden Tigers Spring Collegiate

GAINESVILLE, Ga.-- Cumberland Women's Golf takes home first place as a team at the Golden Tigers Spring Collegiate after two rounds of golf at the Chattahoochee Golf Club. Sophomore Emma Hermansson put together an impressive two-day performance, taking first place individually.


Esports

Preston Olivier wins MSC Overwatch Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland's Preston Olivier was named the Mid-South Conference Overwatch Player of the Week for his performance in Cumberland's match against Pikeville last Friday.


Baseball

Conference Series shifted to Saturday-Sunday

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball's weekend series with Campbellsville has been shifted to Saturday and Sunday due to rain in the forecast all day in Lebanon on Friday.


Women's Golf

Phoenix lead after Day One at Golden Tiger Spring Invite

GAINESVILLE, Ga.--Cumberland women's golf holds the lead after the first day shooting a 318 at the Chattahoochee Golf Club in the Golden Tiger Spring Invite.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis drops 5-2 match to McKendree

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's tennis drops their second match in two day to McKendree University 5-2 at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts on Monday.


Men's Tennis

Cumberland falls in close match against McKendree University 4-3

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland took the doubles point but lost four singles matches to lose 4-3 against McKendree University Monday afternoon.


Esports

Cumberland Takes down Razorbacks in Overwatch, Madden goes undefeated on the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Esports endured another successful week of competition, going undefeated in Madden and upsetting the University of Arkansas in Overwatch to go 5-1 on the week over all titles.


Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball sweeps Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland men's volleyball sweeps the Mid-South Conference Player of the Week honors with Codville Rogers winning Attacker of the Week, Caleb Ginnings taking home Defender of the Week, and Jordan Pierce receiving Setter of the Week honors.


Baseball

Turney earns MSC Player of the Week for the second time

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland outfielder Cole Turney was named Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of the Week for the second time this season, as announced by the league office Monday.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis falls to No. 14 Cumberlands, 6-1

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky.-- The 14th-ranked Cumberlands Patriots women's tennis team topped RV Cumberland in Williamsburg 6-1 to cause the Phoenix to fall to 1-1in conference play.


Men's Tennis

No. 13 Cumberlands sweeps Phoenix 7-0

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky.--No. 13 Cumberlands wins the doubles point and sweeps singles for a 7-0 sweep over No. 20 Cumberland Sunday afternoon.


Softball

Monday's Doubleheader against Tennessee Wesleyan Canceled

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University Softball cancels tomorrow's doubleheader against Tennessee Wesleyan


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix MVB takes down No. 3 William Penn 3-1; goes 2-0 on the road

ST. LOUIS, Mo.-- CU Men's Volleyball went 2-0 on the road Saturday Afternoon. The Phoenix defeated No. 3 William Penn 3-1 in the first match of the day to secure the program's first-ever win over a team in the NAIA Top 15. The team then topped the University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis 3-1 to end the day.


Men's Basketball

Cumberland's Tournament run comes to an end at 2-seed Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala.--Talladega jumped on Cumberland from the opening tip as Cumberland tried to play catch-up all game, but could not keep pace with No. 2 seed Talladega falling 67-49. Cumberland's season comes to an end after a great year with many accomplishments.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf moves up four spots to No. 13

LEBANON, Tenn. – After the first spring tournament, Cumberland women's golf has moved up four spots in the NAIA Top-25 Coaches' Poll to No. 13, announced by the national office Friday evening.


Men's Basketball

Round of 32 Preview: RV Cumberland at No. 6 Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala.--Cumberland men's basketball won their first NAIA National Tournament game in 18 years last night over West Virginia Tech advancing to the Round of 32 to take on Talladega College tonight at 5:00 p.m.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix Women's Tennis sweeps Pikeville 7-0 on the road

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's swept the University of Pikeville on the road 7-0 to improve their record on the season to 3-3.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix cruise past WVU-Tech to advance to Round of 32

TALLADEGA, Ala.--Cumberland men's basketball wins their first NAIA National Tournament game in 18 years with a 79-65 win over West Virginia Tech to advance to the Round of 32 tomorrow night.


Men's Tennis

Cumberland Men's Tennis picks up 4-3 road win over Pikeville

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's tennis hit the road and defeated Pikeville 4-3 on Friday afternoon.


Softball

Cumberland splits second doubleheader against No. 17 UC; took game one 3-2

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Softball (8-10, 5-7 MSC) split their second doubleheader against the No. 17 Cumberlands at home on Friday. Cumberland won the first game 3-2 and dropped the second 4-0. The Patriots took the series 3-1.


Baseball

Baseball rallies late for a series win over #17 Cumberlands

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball put up a five-spot in the bottom of the eighth inning to come back and win 5-2 over the #17 University of the Cumberlands.


Men's Basketball

NAIA Men's Basketball Opening Round Preview: Cumberland vs West Virginia Tech

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland men's basketball gears up for their first National Tournament game in 13 years set for 5:00 p.m. tomorrow evening against West Virginia Tech.


Softball

Cumberland falls 0-2 in first doubleheader against Patriots

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Softball (7-8, 4-6 MSC) fell 0-2 in their first doubleheader against the No. 17 Cumberlands (15-8, 5-3 MSC). Cumberland dropped the first game 5-2 and the second game 12-3.


Baseball

Baseball splits doubleheader against #17 Cumberlands

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball continued to stay hot at the plate today in the doubleheader split.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix take two matches at Midway

MIDWAY, Ky.--Cumberland University men's volleyball took two matches at the tri-match with Midway and Lawrence Tech hosted by Midway Thursday afternoon.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix MVB falls 3-1 on the road to RV Campbellsville

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.-- Cumberland men's volleyball (13-14, 6-6 MSC) dropped their match on the road against RV Campbellsville (12-3, 9-2 MSC) by a score of 3-1. This is the team's second meeting with the Tigers this season following their 3-2 win at home on Feb. 15.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf finishes in ninth at Skyhawk Invitational

PINE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - Cumberland men's golf finishes in ninth place at the Skyhawk Invitational at Callaway Gardens on Tuesday afternoon.


Football

Cumberland Football Releases 2022 Schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the 2022 football schedule this week, including six home games and three non-conference games.


Esports

Ian Boister earns MSC Rocket League Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland's Ian Boister was named the Mid-South Conference Rocket League Player of the Week for his performance in Cumberland's victory over Bethel last week.


Men's Golf

Phoenix tied for ninth after first day at Skyhawk Invitational

PINE MOUNTAIN, Ga.--Cumberland men's golf is tied for ninth after the first day of the Skyhawk Invitational at Callaway Gardens. The field was in the middle of their second round when they were called off the course due to lack of sunlight. Most players will have four or five more holes to finish in round two before taking on round three tomorrow.


Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball takes down Thomas More in Four Sets

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.--Cumberland men's volleyball defeats Thomas More for the second time in three days to get to .500 on the season for the first time all year. Cumberland has won four straight and 10 of their last 12 contests.


Softball

Clark named MSC Pitcher of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland senior Mariah Clark earns Mid-South Conference Pitcher of the Week honors after a 4-0 week in the circle.


Men's Volleyball

Ginnings earns third straight MSC Defender of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland libero Caleb Ginnings has been named Mid-South Conference Men’s Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week for the third week in a row, as announced Monday by the league office.


Baseball

Machibroda earns MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball first baseman Nolan Machibroda was named the Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of the Week, the league office released on Monday.


Wrestling

Cole Smith wins the 165-lbs National Championship by pinfall

WICHITA, Kan.-- Cumberland's Cole Smith puts on a show in a thrilling come from behind victory to pin No. 3, Marty Margolis of Grand View, to win the 165 lb. weight class title at the 65th NAIA Wrestling National Championship on Saturday night.


Men's Volleyball

Cumberland goes 3-0 on Quad Day

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's volleyball battled all day long to win all three of their Quad Day matches.


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

Idamadudu and Pontillo earn All-American honors on final day of Indoor T&F Championships

BROOKINGS, S.D.--Praise Idamadudu and Georget Pontillo finish as National Runner-Up in three events earning themselves NAIA All-American honors on the final day of the NAIA Indoor Track & Field National Championships.


Softball

Phoenix split the series with Shawnee State

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio--Cumberland split games three and four on the second day of action to split the series with Shawnee State.


Baseball

Cumberland powers their way to a series sweep

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio-- Cumberland baseball hit eight home runs with 15 extra-base hits on the day as they sweep Shawnee State in the three-game series.


Esports

CU Phoenix Esports goes 5-1 on the week

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Esports endure another successful week of competition, going undefeated in Rocket League and Call of Duty. As a team, the Phoenix went 5-1 on the week across all of their matches.


Esports

Nathan Nelson earns ECAC Madden Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland's Nathan Nelson was named the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Madden Player of the Week, for his performance in Cumberland's 2-0 victory against New York College last Thursday.


Wrestling

Cole Smith advances to tonight's 165-lbs national title match

WICHITA, Kan.-- Cole Smith advanced to the 157 lb. NAIA National Championship match with a win over David Rubbio in his semifinal match earlier today. Carter Cox, Keshawn Laws, and Anthony Maia finished in eighth place as All-Americans in their respective weight classes.


Wrestling

Four Phoenix wrestlers secure All-American status on first day of National Championship

WICHITA, Kan.-- Cumberland Wrestling ends day one at the NAIA National Championship with four guaranteed All-Americans. Carter Cox, KeshawnLaws, Anthony Maia, and Cole Smith earned All-American status while Smith is also two wins away from a National Championship in the 165 weight class. As a team, The Phoenix are currently in eighth place overall with 38.5 team points with the opportunity to move farther up the standings tomorrow.


Softball

Peach hits first career home run in game one; Copper loses pitchers' duel in game two

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio--Cumberland University softball split the first day with Shawnee State taking game one 7-3 and dropping a tightly contested 2-1 game in the night cap.


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

Dumoluhle podiums in Long Jump; Idamadudu and Pontillo qualify for Finals events

BROOKINGS, S.D.--After the first day of the NAIA Indoor Track & Field National Championships, Sibanda Dumoluhle earns All-American honors in the long jump and Praise Idamadudu and Georget Pontillo qualify for finals events tomorrow to compete for individual national championship titles.


Baseball

Four homers lead Cumberland to 15-2 win over Shawnee State

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio-- Cumberland's bats put on a show today as they hit four home runs in the 15-2 run rule win over Shawnee State University.


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis drops exhibition match to Belmont

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Cumberland men's tennis falls to Belmont in an exhibition in Nashville Friday afternoon.


Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball earns At-Large Berth to National Tournament

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University men's basketball earns an at-Large bid to the NAIA National Tournament for the first time since the 2008-09 season, annonced tonight by the national office.


Wrestling

Phoenix Wrestling NAIA National Championships Preview

WICHITA, Kan.-- Cumberland Wrestling kicks off their weekend at the National Championships on Friday, Mar. 4, at 9 a.m., with the Championship matches in each weight class taking place on Saturday, Mar. 5 on ESPN 3 at 7 p.m.


Men's Volleyball

No. 15 Georgetown sweeps Cumberland

LEBANON, Tenn.--No. 15 Georgetown swept Cumberland in straight sets Wednesday evening inside the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis upsets No. 5 Indiana Wesleyan

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's tennis upset No. 5 Indiana Wesleyan in the home opener 4-3 at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts Wednesday afternoon.


Softball

Softball sweeps their doubleheader against Brescia

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland softball produced two complete-game performances in the circle to pick up a doubleheader sweep over Brescia.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis falls 4-0 to #3 Indiana Wesleyan

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's tennis falls to Indiana Wesleyan at home 4-0.


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

Track & Field Indoor National Championship Preview

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's and women's track and field teams are set to begin the NAIA Indoor Track & Field Championships tomorrow in Brookings, South Dakota.


Baseball

Baseball rallies for a ninth inning comeback

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball scores three runs in the bottom of the ninth to rally back and win 8-7 over Milligan University.


Esports

Logan Wilson named MSC Overwatch Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland's Logan Wilson was named the Mid-South Conference Overwatch Player of the Week for his performance in Cumberland's match against Shawnee State last Friday.


Women's Golf

Phoenix rally to take Second at the Showdown at Legends

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.--Cumberland women's golf rallied in the remainder of the second round and in the third round today to storm up three spots to finish in second place at the Showdown at Legends.


Women's Golf

Day One at the Showdown at Legends Suspended due to Daylight

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.—Day one at the Showdown at Legends was cut short due to sunlight. The Phoenix finished the first round with all their players through at least 12 holes in the second round and are currently sitting in fourth place.


Softball

CU takes game one over Union 10-6 ; loses game two 11-10 in extras

BARBOURVILLE, Ky.-- Cumberland's bats were rolling today as they won 10-6 in game one. The Phoenix lost game two in ten innings 11-10 to split the doubleheader.


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

Four Qualify for Marathon at NAIA Outdoor Championships

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Sasha Petrova, Elise Krone, Ethan Rhoden, and Joel Barlow each qualified for the 2022 NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the marathon this past Saturday at the Shelby Forest Loop Half Marathon held in Milligan, Tennessee.


Men's Volleyball

Ginnings repeats as MSC Defender of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland libero Caleb Ginnings has been named Mid-South Conference Men’s Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week for the second week in a row, as announced Monday by the league office.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix fall cold in the second half allowing No. 5 Thomas More to erase halftime deficit

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--Cumberland jumped out to a 50-44 halftime lead, but the Phoenix suffered a seven minute long scoring drought allowing No. 5 Thomas More to erase the deficit and win 85-79.


Softball

Phoenix split day two to go 2-2 on the weekend

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Softball (2-4, 2-2 MSC) split their second doubleheader of the year against Thomas More (2-4, 2-2 MSC). The Phoenix won the first game 12-11 in an exciting fashion as both teams combined to post 31 total hits. The Saints got the better of the Phoenix in game two as the Saints won 6-5.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix MVB sweeps Bluefield and Carolina 3-0 on the road

BLUEFIELD, Va.-- Cumberland Men's Volleyball (8-11, 4-4 MSC) earned back-to-back 3-0 sweeps on the road against Bluefield University and Carolina University. The Phoenix are currently on a five-match win streak after collecting their sixth and seventh 3-0 victories of the year.


Softball

France blasts two homers in game two as Phoenix split doubleheader with Saints

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Softball (1-3, 1-1MSC) splits their first doubleheader of the weekend against Thomas More (1-3, 1-1 MSC). Cumberland dropped the first game 8-1 before finding some offense in game two winning 10-2. The Phoenix first win of the season is also the first win for Stephanie Theall as head coach of the team.


Baseball

Phoenix fall 5-4 to split the series

FLORENCE, Ky.-- Cumberland baseball could not find timely hitting as they fall 5-4 in the series finale against Thomas More University to split their conference-opening series.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix hold off Patriots to advance to MSC Semifinals

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-- Cumberland fends off the Patriots, 68-67, to pick up their first win in the Mid-South Conference Quarterfinals since rejoing the league in 2012-13. Phoenix advance to take on top-seeded and No. 5 in the NAIA Thomas More tomorrow at 5:30 p.m.


Esports

CU Esports Recap: Rocket League goes 2-0 on the week

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Esports had another successful week of competition, going undefeated in Rocket League and Call of Duty. As a team, the Phoenix went 5-3 on the week across all of their matches.


Baseball

Phoenix comeback in the ninth for 6-3 win

FLORENCE, Ky.--Cumberland entered the ninth trailing by one and rallied for four runs to get a 6-3 comeback win at Y'all's Ballpark in the first game of a two game series with Thomas More.


Men's Basketball

Stargell named MSC Defensive Player of the Year

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland guard TJ Stargell continues to compile accolades adding Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Year to his resume, the league office announced Friday.


Men's Basketball

Four Phoenix earn All-Conference Honors

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Sophomore guard TJ Stargell was named Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Year while Tavon King and Isaac Stephens earns First Team All-MSC honors. Aaron Ridley and Stargell earn Second Team All-MSC honors announced by the league office on Friday.


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

NAIA announces Indoor T&F Championship Qualifiers

LEBANON, Tenn.--The NAIA has announced the full list of qualifiers to the Men's and Women's Indoor Track & Field National Championships.


Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball sweeps Rio Grande to start road trip

RIO GRANDE, Ohio--Cumberland men's volleyball starts their four-game road set with a 3-0 conference sweep over the University of Rio Grande at Newt Oliver Arena Thursday evening.


Cheerleading

Cheer finished third & forth in virtual event

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland cheerleading team finished third in round one and fourth in round two of their virtual cheer event against Pikeville, Midway, and Southwestern.


Women's Basketball

Johnson named Mid-South Conference Player of the Year

LEBANON, Tenn.--Senior guard Tyra Johnson was named Mid-South Conference Player of the Year and Lindsey Freeman earns Second Team All-MSC honors, announced by the league office on Thursday.


Esports

Austin Bush earns ECAC Madden Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland's Austin Bush was named the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Madden Player of the Week, for his performance in Cumberland's 2-0 victory against Muskingum last Thursday.


Softball

Cumberland drops season opening doubleheader 2-0 to Tennessee Wesleyan

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland softball (0-2) dropped their first doubleheader of the season to Tennessee Wesleyan (5-1). Cumberland fell 4-1 in game one and 9-3 in game two.


Men's Track & Field

Phoenix Men's T&F #25 in latest USTFCCCA Ratings

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland University's men's indoor track and field team moved up 11 spots to rank 25th in the fifth installment of the NAIA U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Indoor National Rating Index, released by the association today.


Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball receives votes in Final Regular Season Top-25 Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's basketball receives votes in the final regular season NAIA Top-25 Postseason Coaches' Polls, announced by the national office on Wednesday.


Softball

Phoenix Softball vs. Thomas More moved to Saturday and Sunday

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University Softball announces changes in the schedule due to rain in the forecast for Thursday and Friday


Baseball

Cumberland Baseball Launches Turf Campaign

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University baseball annouces a fundraising campaign for converting the infield and pitcher's mound at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium into artificial turf.


Baseball

CU loses a tough battle against #5 Tennessee Wesleyan

ATHENS, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball falls to #5 Tennessee Wesleyan 6-3 in today's game. The Phoenix could not slow down the Bulldogs' bats as they hit three home runs in the game.


Esports

Logan Wilson earns MSC Overwatch Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland's Logan Wilson was named the Mid-South Conference Overwatch Player of the Week for his performance in Cumberland's 3-0 series win over Pikeville last Friday.


Esports

Dominic Rodriguez earns MSC Rocket League Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland's Dominic Rodriguez was named the Mid-South Conference Rocket League Player of the Week after his performance in Cumberland's win over St. Thomas last Friday.


Men's Golf

Phoenix Men's Golf finishes fifth at Kinderlou Forest Spring Invite

VALDOSTA, Ga.-- Cumberland men's golf finishes fifth overall at the Kinderlou Forest Spring Invite with a three-round total of 906 (+42). The Phoenix finished 23 strokes back of tournament winner and host Dalton State.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix suffer heartbreaking loss to end the season

HENDERSON, Tenn.--Cumberland held the lead the entire game until 18.8 seconds when Caroline Chambers hit two free throws to give the Lady Lions the lead. The Phoenix had opportunities with less than 10 seconds, but could not get a shot up allowing the Lions to push it out and win 63-58 to advance to the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference tournament.


Men's Golf

CU Men's Golf sits fifth at Kinderlou Spring Invite

VALDOSTA, Ga.--Cumberland men's golf sits in fifth after posting a 599 following two rounds at the Kinderlou Forest Spring Invite. Cumberland currently sits in fifth place, only 11 strokes back of tournament leader Truett-McConnell.


Men's Volleyball

Ginnings named MSC Defensive Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland sophomore Caleb Ginnings has been named Mid-South Conference Men’s Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week after helping Cumberland to two wins this week, as announced Monday by the league office.


Men's Basketball

Isaac Stephens named MSC MBB Player of the Week

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


Men's Track & Field

Dumoluhle earns Mid-South Conference Field Athlete of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland junior Sibanda Dumoluhle was named Mid-South Conference Men's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week, released by conference officials on Monday.


Baseball

Turney powers his way to MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland outfielder Cole Turney was voted Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of the Week after crushing four home runs and driving in 14 runs, as announced by the league office Monday.


Baseball

Cumberland takes series over Clarke with 14-1 win

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball wins their first series of the season with an emphatic 14-1 win over Clarke in the rubber match at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Men's Tennis

Phoenix men's tennis falls to TSU 4-1

NASHVILLE, Tenn.-- Cumberland men's tennis falls 4-1 against NCAA Division l Tennessee State University.


Wrestling

Wrestling claims three MSC Individual Champions; Six earn auto berths to Nationals

BOWLING GREEN,Ky.--Cumberland wrestling finishes in second at the Mid-South Conference North Division Championships held in Bowling Green on Saturday. The Phoenix claimed three individual Mid-South Conference Champions and earned six berths to the NAIA National Championships in March.


Women's Track & Field

Women's Indoor T&F finished fifth in the MSC Championships

LOUISVILLE, Ky.-- The Cumberland women's indoor track & field finished fifth in the Mid-South Conference championships. The team finished with 70 team points trailing Life who won the tournament with 222 team points. Praise Idamadudu was named the women's indoor track & field freshman of the year.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix MBB routs RV Tennessee Southern on Senior Day 96-68

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Men's Basketball (20-7, 15-7) put forth a dominant statement win 96-68 over RV Tennessee Southern (21-5, 16-6 MSC) on Senior Day. Cumberland has now scored 90 plus points in five games this season.


Men's Track & Field

Men's Indoor T&F finished second in the MSC Championships

LOUISVILLE, Ky.-- Cumberland University's men's indoor track & field finishes the Mid-South Conference Championships in second place. The Phoenix finished the tournament with 137.5 team points trailing Life University with 146 points. Dumoluhle Sibanda was named the Mid-South Conference men's indoor track athlete of the year.


Baseball

Phoenix split doubleheader with Clarke

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball splits the day one of the doubleheader with a 8-0 loss in game one and 4-1 win in game two at Ernest L. Stockton Field Woody Hunt Stadium Saturday afternoon.


Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball shines on Senior Day to win 54-50

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's basketball wins on senior day 54-50 against the University of Tennessee Southern.


Men's Track & Field

Men's Indoor T&F sits in first after day one of MSC Championships

LOUISVILLE, Ky.-- The Cumberland University men's indoor track & field team holds the top spot after day one at the Mid-South Conference Championships. The Phoenix tallied 47.5 team points in day one.


Women's Track & Field

Phoenix Women's Indoor T&F Impresses on Day One of MSC Championships

LOUISVILLE, Ky.-- Cumberland Women's Indoor Track and Field posted several impressive performances at the MSC Indoor Track and Field Championships.


Men's Basketball

Cumberland MBB tops Life 77-56 at home

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland MBB (19-7, 14-7 MSC) earned a 77-56 victory over the Life Running Eagles (8-19, 4-17 MSC) at home on Friday. With the win, Cumberland has a chance to eclipse 20 wins tomorrow against UT Southern for the first time since the 2011-12 season.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix WBB soars past Running Eagles 69-44

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland WBB (11-15, 6-13 MSC) put forth a dominant all-around performance against Life (6-21, 2-17 MSC) winning 69-44 at home. The 25 point win is their greatest margin of victory in conference play this season.


Esports

Cumberland Takes down Vols in Call of Duty, Rocket League goes undefeated on the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Phoenix went 3-1 in competition for Rocket League and Call of Duty, As Cumberland defeats The University of Tennessee,3-0.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix MVB sweeps Midway 3-0 at home

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Men's Volleyball (5-11, 2-4 MSC) had an excellent night on at attack, leading to a 3-0 sweep over Midway College (5-4, 2-4 MSC). The 3-0 sweep was the second win in a row for the Phoenix after sweeping RV Campbellsville on Tuesday night.


Baseball

Six homers powers Cumberland to 20-6 win over Brescia

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland cranks six home runs with two grand slams to power them to a 20-6 win over Brescia University Wednesday afternoon at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Women's Tennis

CU WTENN receives votes in latest NAIA Top 25 poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis are receiving votes in the first regular season edition of the NAIA Coaches’ Poll released today by the national office.


Men's Tennis

CU Men's Tennis stays put at No. 22 in NAIA Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis stays put at the No. 22 spot in the NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll released today by the national office.


Men's Volleyball

Cumberland MVB knocks off RV Campbellsville 3-2

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland men's volleyball picked up their first conference win of the year with a 3-2 win over RV Campbellsville University.


Esports

Taylor named ECAC Madden Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland's Jaylen Taylor was named the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Madden Player of the Week, for his performance in Cumberland's 2-0 victory against Clarke University last Thursday.


Baseball

Weekend Series with Clarke shifts to Saturday and Sunday

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball's series with Clarke University has been shifted from Friday and Saturday to Saturday and Sunday due to the weather in the Middle Tennessee area.


Men's Basketball

Milestone Night for the Phoenix propels them to 97-75 win over UPike

LEBANON, Tenn.--Head Coach Jeremy Lewis picked up win No. 200 on his career and TJ Stargell surpasses Marquel Hickerson to become the all-time leading assists lead in school history, and 16 three-pointers breaks program record for threes in a 97-75 win over Pikeville.


Women's Basketball

Johnson's milestone night helps push Phoenix past Blue Raiders 60-58

COLUMBIA, Ky.-- Cumberland Women's Basketball (11-15, 6-13 MSC) earned a big road win 60-58 over RV Lindsey Wilson (13-13, 8-10 MSC) on Monday night. The victory is the Cumberland's second win this year over a team that is receiving votes in the NAIA Top 25 and their first win against Lindsey Wilson since the 2014-15 season.


Baseball

Baseball falls to #7 IU-Southeast 7-2

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland baseball could not find timely hits leaving eight runners on base as they fall 7-2 against #7 IU-Southeast at home.


Baseball

Muzzi earns MSC Pitcher of the Week award

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland sophomore Trevor Muzzi earns the Mid-South Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week after his performances last week against Union and Jarvis. Muzzi threw one inning against Union before starting and pitching a complete game shutout against Jarvis at the Cajun Collision.


Baseball

Baseball splits their games in day two of the Cajun Collision

STERLINGTON, La.-- Cumberland baseball splits their games in day two of the Cajun Collision to go 1-3 on the weekend.


Men's Basketball

Cumberland posts great all-around road victory over Pikeville 78-59

PIKEVILLE, Ky.-- Cumberland Men's Basketball (17-7, 12-7 MSC) puts together one of their best all-around wins of the season on the road against Pikeville (15-10, 8-9 MSC) in a 78-59 conference victory.


Women's Basketball

Johnson drops 28 points, UPike outscores CU in the fourth to win 71-59

PIKEVILLE, Ky.-- Cumberland Women's Basketball (10-15, 5-13 MSC) battled it out on the road against Pikeville (16-10, 10-9 MSC), but came up short late in the fourth quarter as they dropped the matchup 71-59.


Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball drops two matches on final Pod Day

LEBANON, Tenn.--Phoenix men's volleyball dropped two matches on the final day of the Mid-South Conference Pod to go 0-3 on the weekend.


Baseball

Baseball drops a pair of games in day one of Cajun Collision

STERLINGTON, La.-- Cumberland baseball drops two games in day one of the Cajun Collision despite three home runs. Cumberland pitchers recorded 17 strike outs on the day and the hitters collected 14 hits.


Men's Bowling

Cumberland MBOWL goes 3-2 in double-elimination play on day two of MSC Tournament

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-- Cumberland Men's Bowling followed up their day one performance at the Mid-South Championship with a great day in the double-elimination baker bracket, where they knocked off some higher-seeded teams. CU's run eventually came to an end with a loss to No. 2 Pikeville 4-0.


Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball drops MSC Pod Opener to Warner

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's volleyball won the first set of the match, but three straight set wins gave Warner a four set victory in the Mid-South Conference Pod at the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Tennis

Phoenix men's tennis lose two battles against Austin Peay and Southern Indiana

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.-Cumberland men's tennis battled in two matches against NCAA Division I opponents, but ultimately fell just short against Austin Peay and Southern Indiana.


Esports

CU Esports posts undefeated 7-0 record as a team this week

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Esports caps off a strong performance week, as they go 7-0 across Madden, Rocket League, Call of Duty, and NBA 2K.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix MBB falls in OT 57-54 at the Cumberlands

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky.-- Cumberland Men's Basketball (16-7, 11-7 MSC) drops a close overtime contest 57-54 on the road against the Cumberlands Patriots (17-10, 11-8 MSC).


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis falls to Sewanee 7-1

SEWANEE, Tenn.--Cumberland falls on the road to Sewanee, 7-3.


Men's Bowling, Women's Bowling

Charlton rolls a 300 on Day One of the MSC Championships

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--The first day of the Mid-South Conference Men's and Women's Bowling Championships saw singles and doubles action from MSC teams.


Women's Basketball

Shorthanded Phoenix rally late against RV Cumberlands but fall 75-71

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky.-- Phoenix Women's Basketball ( 10-14, 5-12 MSC) rallied late in the fourth quarter to fall 75-71 to RV Univ. of the Cumberlands (16-10, 10-8 MSC).


Men's Tennis

No. 22 Cumberland mounts comeback win over Sewanee in Singles

SEWANEE, Tenn.--No. 22 Phoenix men's tennis dropped two out of three doubles matches, but bounced back for five singles victories to defeat Sewanee on the road to start the spring season with a big 6-3 win.


Women's Track & Field

Women's Indoor Track & Field enters the USTFCCCA ratings

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland University's women's indoor track and field team moved up 72 spots to rank 24th in the third installment of the NAIA U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Indoor National Rating Index, released by the association today.


Women's Track & Field

Idamadudu named NAIA Women's Track Athlete of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Praise Idamadudu impressive showing at the Lion Open earns he NAIA Women's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week, released by the National office on Wednesday.


Men's Bowling, Women's Bowling, Headlines

CU Men's and Women's bowlers earn Mid-South Conference honors

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-- The 2021-22 Mid-South Conference released the Men's and Women's Bowling Champions of Character and Academic All-Conference teams ahead of the Mid-South Conference Championships beginning on Thursday.


Wrestling

Wrestling drops to No. 12 in final regular season Top-20 Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University wrestling has dropped one spot to No. 12 in the final regular season NAIA Top-20 Coaches Poll, released Wednesday by the national office.


Baseball

Hunt earns first Cumberland victory in 19-5 run rule win

LEBANON, Tenn.--The bats came alive on Tuesday for 16 hits, nine extra base hits, and 19 runs to help Ryan Hunt pick up win No. 1 as the head baseball coach at Cumberland University.


Men's Basketball

King's 20 points pushes Cumberland past Lindsey Wilson

LEBANON, Tenn.--Lindsey Wilson made it interesting with a 17-4 run to bring it to a one possession game with 2:27 left, but the Cumberland defense stepped up down the stretch to hold on to win 65-58 in front of a packed house at the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena Monday evening.


Women's Basketball

Cumberland falls to RV Lindsey Wilson 83-75 in back and forth contest

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Women's basketball (10-13, 5-11 MSC) played it tight at home with RV Lindsey Wilson (13-10, 8-7) before falling 83-75 to the Blue Raiders. The teams were on fire from three-point land as they combined for 26 three-pointers in the game.


Women's Track & Field

Praise Idamadudu earns MSC Track Athlete of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland freshman Praise Idamadudu was named Mid-South Conference Women's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week, released by conference officials on Monday.


Esports

Cumberland puts up dominant performances in Overwatch and COD

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Esports had two busy days of action on Wednesday & Thursday that featured Madden, Overwatch, and Call of Duty.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix Women's Tennis drop two exhibitions to Murray State

MURRAY, Ky.--Cumberland women's tennis dropped two exhibition matches on the road at Murray State Sunday afternoon.


Cheerleading

Cheer takes third at Lindsey Wilson

COLUMBIA, Ky. – The Cumberland cheerleading team finished in third place in both of their competitions against Campbellsville University and Lindsey Wilson College on Sunday afternoon at Biggers Sports Center.


Baseball

No. 1 Georgia Gwinnett sweeps Cumberland with a 7-1 win on Sunday

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.--Cumberland baseball stranded eight runners and punched out nine times in a 7-1 loss in the series finale at No. 1 Georgia Gwinnett.


Women's Tennis

Cumberland falls 7-0 to Belmont

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Cumberland women's tennis lost in their spring opening exhibition to Belmont 7-0.


Wrestling

Clarkson wins the 285 weight class at the Cumberland Open

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland wrestling hosted the Cumberland Open on Saturday and posted top-five performances across several weight classes.


Baseball

Phoenix drops a pair of close games to #1 Georgia Gwinnett

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.-- Cumberland falls in two close games against Georgia Gwinnett. The Phoenix struggled at the plate only collecting five hits on the day.


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

Idamadudu qualifies for NAIA Nationals in three events at the Lion Open

JOPLIN, Mo.-- Cumberland Men's and Women's indoor track and field took the trip this weekend to Missouri Southern to compete at the Lion Open.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix hold on down the stretch to knock off Campbellsville, 83-76

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.--Cumberland made big plays down the stretch to down the Tigers 83-76 on the road at the Powell Athletic Center Saturday evening.


Women's Basketball

No. 4 Campbellsville tops Cumberland 79-53

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.--No. 4 Campbellsville took advantage of a short-handed Cumberland team and knocked down 20 free throws en route to a 79-53 win at the Powell Athletic Center.


Wrestling

Phoenix soar past Keiser 40-6 on Senior Day

LEBANON, Tenn.--No. 11 Cumberland wrestling cruises to a 40-6 win while honoring 10 seniors prior to the match at the Dallas Floyd Phoneix Arena Friday afternoon.


Men's Basketball

No. 13 Georgetown too much for Cumberland

GEORGETOWN, Ky.--No. 13 Georgetown jumped out to a fast start and never gave up the lead once as they go on to win 73-63 at the Davis-Reid Alumni Gym Wednesday evening.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix rally from down 15 to win in overtime

GEORGETOWN, Ky.--Cumberland rallied from down by 15-points in the fourth quarter to send it to overtime. Cumberland got the defensive stop to escape Georgetown with a road win in overtime, 70-68.


Football

Cumberland Football announces 2022 Signing Class

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland head football coach Tim Mathis announces a full load of newcomers for the Fall 2022 recruiting class today to end the signing day festivities.


Esports

Eli Zarate Signs With Esports

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland Esports Coach Spencer Claypool announced the signing of Eli Zarate this week for the 2022-23 academic year.


Esports

Hamp Lackey Signs With Esports

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland Esports Coach Spencer Claypool announced the signing of Hamp Lackey this week for the 2022-23 academic year.


Esports

Busy day for Phoenix Esports brings solid performances

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Esports had a busy day of action Tuesday that featured Madden, Rocket League and Call of Duty


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix MVB falls in three sets to No. 10 Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, Ky.-- Cumberland Men's Volleyball (3-8, 0-1 MSC) fell to tenth-ranked Georgetown College (4-0, 1-0 MSC) in three sets on Tuesday.


Baseball

CU baseball home opener set for Feb. 8 against Union

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Baseball has a new home opener for the 2022 season. The Phoenix scheduled a new game to take on Union College (Ky.) for their first home matchup.


Men's Basketball

Men's and Women's Basketball moves Thursday's Games to Wednesday

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's and women's basketball moves Thursday's games on the road at Georgetown to Wednesday due to winter storms in Kentucky.


Women's Basketball

Tennessee Southern pulls away from CU women in the fourth

PULASKI, Tenn.--Cumberland fought back for 46 points in the second half, but could not overcome a slow offensive start as Cumberland falls on the road to Tennessee Southern, 73-64.


Men's Bowling

Phoenix Men's Bowling finishes top-8 at SCAD Baker Bash

ATLANTA, Ga.-- CU Men's Bowling finishes eighth at the SCAD Baker Bash with a two-day total of 6552 pins. SCAD Savannah took first place in the tournament with a pin total of 7484, followed by Webber International's 7283.


Baseball

Mendoza named MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Angel Mendoza was voted Mid-South Conference Baseball Player of the Week after batting .500 with two home runs, and four RBIs in two games for the Phoenix, as announced by the league office Monday.


Baseball

Weekend trip changed to on the road at No. 1 Georgia Gwinett

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland baseball has changed their trip this weekend from heading down to Mobile, Alabama to a shorter trip to take on the defending NAIA National Champions Georgia Gwinnett.


Wrestling

No. 2 Life tops No. 11 Cumberland, 26-14

MARIETTA, Ga.--No. 11 Cumberland picked up four wins including a po fall victory by Anthony Maia and No. 1 Coke Smith remained perfect beating No. 2 Sid Ohl, but No. 2 Life had too much firepower for the Phoenix to overcome.


Men's Volleyball

Phoenix MVB goes 0-3 on weekend road trip

WHITING, Ind.-- Cumberland men's volleyball falls to 3-7 overall after three losses to Maryville, Judson, and Calumet St. Joseph on the road.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix rout Freed-Hardeman at home, 80-57

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland's defensive efforts led to a big home win, 80-57, over Freed-Hardeman at the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena Saturday afternoon.


Baseball

Phoenix suffer sweep in opening weekend

SHREVEPORT, La.-- Cumberland dropped both games against the 10th-ranked LSU Shreveport today, giving the Pilots the series sweep in the opening weekend.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix hold on to defeat Freed-Hardeman, 57-51

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's basketball held on down the stretch to defeat Freed-Hardeman 57-51 at the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena Saturday afternoon.


Women's Track & Field

Women's T&F posts 13 Top-10 finishes at the Tiger Paw Classic

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--Cumberland women's track and field picked up 13 Top 10 finishes at the Tiger Paw Classic at the Norton Athletic Center on Friday.


Baseball

CU baseball drops a pair in season opener

SHREVEPORT, La.-- LSU Shreveport shuts down Cumberland's bats striking out 23 hitters in two games today.


Men's Track & Field

Sanders wins 600m at the Tiger Paw Classic

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--Cumberland senior Trevon Sanders picks up the lone Phoenix event win in the 600 meter dash at the Tiger Paw Classic at the Norton Athletic Center on Friday.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix hold off late run by Bethel to win 71-66

LEBANON, Tenn.--Phoenix men's basketball led by 16 with 4:40 to play before Bethel went on a 16-2 run to cut it to 68-66 with 22 seconds left. Cumberland held on with a stop and a clutch and-one by Isaac Stephens to ice the game and win 71-66 at the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena Thursday evening.


Women's Basketball

Johnson dazzles for 23 in win against Bethel

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's basketball sweeps the season series with in-state rival Bethel University 62-55 at the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena Thursday evening.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis starts 2022 Receiving Votes in NAIA Top-25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis will start the 2022 season in the receiving votes category of the NAIA Preseason Coaches’ Poll released today by the national office.


Wrestling

CU Wrestling holds steady at No. 11 in NAIA Top-20

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University wrestling remains at No. 11 in the latest NAIA Top-20 Coaches Poll, released Thursday morning by the national office.


Baseball

Fresh Faces Shake Up 2022 Baseball Roster

LEBANON, Tenn.--Fresh faces around the diamond shake up the 2022 roster, the Ryan Hunt era of Cumberland baseball is set to start this Friday at No. 10 LSU Shreveport.


Esports

CU Esports shows fight but drops both Call of Duty series on Tuesday

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Esports Call of Duty team dropped both matches against Chattanooga and Alabama on Tuesday night. The group of Blake Fraley, Chris Crenshaw, Ian Boister, and Dominic Rodriguez put up a solid fight, but came up just short in both matches.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis ranked No. 22 in NAIA Preseason Polls

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis will start the 2022 season one spot higher than where they finished last year, ranked No. 22 in the NAIA Preseason Coaches’ Poll released last week by the national office.


Men's Volleyball

Ben Douglas named NAIA Setter of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.- After being named Mid-South Conference Setter of the Week on Monday, the accolades continue to come in for Cumberland freshman Ben Douglas being awarded NAIA National Setter of the Week, the national office released on Tuesday.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix cruise through Life, 82-58

MARIETTA, Ga.--Cumberland men's basketball dominated from the opening tip to run away with a 82-58 win at the Eagles Nest Monday evening.


Women's Basketball

Fourth Quarter rally falls short at Life

MARIETTA, Ga.-- Trailing by 10 with 1:58 left, Cumberland came storming back to cut it to a one possession game with 1:07 left, but Life University held on to get a hard-fought 64-60 win over the Phoenix.


Men's Volleyball

Douglas named MSC Setter of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland freshman Ben Douglas has been named Mid-South Conference Men’s Volleyball Setter of the Week after helping Cumberland to three wins this weekend, as announced Monday by the league office.


Men's Track & Field

Dumoluhle's NAIA-best Triple Jump earns him MSC Field Athlete of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland junior Sibanda Dumoluhle was named Mid-South Conference Men's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week, released by conference officials on Monday.


Men's Bowling, Women's Bowling

Cumberland Bowling posts solid weekend at Cincinnati Collegiate Classic

CINCINNATI, Ohio-- The Cumberland bowling program posts two solid finishes at the Mid-South Conference hosted MSC Cincinnati Collegiate Classic. The men's team finished ninth overall while the women finished in 12th.


Men's Volleyball

CU MVB puts on a show and goes 3-0 in Saturday's quad matches

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Men's volleyball puts up three total 3-0 victories in their home quad matches against Milligan University, Carolina University, and Kentucky State.


Men's Basketball

No. 10 Thomas More holds on to beat Cumberland

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.--Tavon King scored a tough-two to overcome an 11-point deficit to take the lead with 1:31 to play. Thomas More's Luke Rudy answered with a three to take the lead and Ryan Batte iced the game with two free throws with 9.4 seconds to give No. 10 Thomas More the 70-66 win.


Women's Basketball

No. 1 Thomas More too much for CU

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.--No. 1 Thomas More proved to be too much for the Phoenix in a 75-54 loss at the Connonr Convocation Center Saurday afternoon.


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

Dumoluhle wows at Bellarmine Open for Cumberland T&F

LOUISVILLE, KY.-- Cumberland Men's and Women's Track and Field competed in the Bellarmine Open on Friday and posted several impressive finishes. One of those impressive performances was Sibanda Dumolhule, who took home two first-place finishes.


Wrestling

Phoenix Wrestling ranks 11th in latest NAIA Top 20 Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University wrestling drops two spots to No. 11 in the latest NAIA Top-20 Coaches Poll, released Thursday evening by the national office.


Men's Basketball

Stephens, Coleman spark road win at Shawnee State

LEBANON, Tenn.--Jordan Stephens and Nassir Coleman both post season-highs to spark the regular-season sweep of Shawnee State on the road, 68-65.


Baseball

Baseball Radio Broadcast Schedule to include record 47 regular season contests

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball will broadcast a record 47 regular season games on radio in 2022, as announced this week by Director of Athletics Ron Pavan.


Women's Basketball

Women's basketball vs Shawnee State gets postponed

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Thursday afternoon's scheduled game between Cumberland and Shawnee State women's basketball has been postponed due to COVID-19 protocols, Cumberland officials announced Wednesday morning.


Esports

CU Call of Duty team goes 1-1 in first night of action

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Esports Call of Duty team went 1-1 in their first-ever matches in the team's history. The Phoenix handled South Alabama by a score of 3-0 before dropping their second match to Kennesaw State 3-0.


Women's Basketball

Johnson named Mid-South Conference Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Tyra Johnson earned Mid-South Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Monday, announced by the league office.


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

Cumberland has strong performances on day two of ETSU T&F Invite

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn.-- The second day of the ETSU Track and Field Invite proved fruitful for Cumberland Men's and Women's Track and Field. Both teams managed to notch several impressive performances on Saturday.


Men's Volleyball

Men's volleyball drops both day two matches

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- Cumberland men's volleyball drops a pair of matches in day two to go 0-4 in the Men's Volleyball MMVI Tournament hosted by Cornerstone University.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix stifle Patriots late run to win 71-63

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's basketball held off a late surge from the University of the Cumberlands to win 71-63 at the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena Saturday evening.


Women's Basketball

Cumberlands holds on to defeat the Phoenix in the Rosa Stokes Classic

LEBANON, Tenn.--The University of the Patriots held on to defeat Cumberland 73-67 at the Rosa Stokes Classic on Saturday afternoon at the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball drops a pair in Season Opener

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.--Cumberland men's volleyball dropped a pair of matches in their season opener at the Men's Volleyball MMVI Tournament hosted by Cornerstone University.


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

CU Men's and Women's Track and Field posts strong showing at day one of ETSU Invitational

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn.-- Cumberland Men's and Women's Track and Field competed at the ETSU Track and Field Invitational. The Phoenix competed against teams from across the NCAA and NAIA in the event hosted by East Tennessee State.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

Cumberland Basketball alters game times for Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland Men's and Women's Basketball have announced that their games at home against University of the Cumberlands will be moved up to 12 p.m. and 2 p.m instead of the original start times of 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.


Women's Basketball

Johnson, Freeman lead Phoenix past Bears 75-72

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The duo of Tyra Johnson and Lindsey Freeman led the Cumberland Phoenix ( 7-8, 2-5 MSC) past the Pikeville Bears (9-7, 3-6 MSC) 75-72 in an exciting Mid-South matchup. Johnson dropped 30 points in the game, her second 30 point game of the season, while Freeman scored 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix men's basketball falls to UT Southern 77-68

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Tennessee Southern takes the win in Pulaski despite a 19 point performance from Isaac Stephens.


Wrestling

Wrestling Announces Cancellations and Postponements

LEBANON, Tenn.-Cumberland University wrestling cancels their trip to the Fire Duals hosted by Southeastern University this weekend.


Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball to play Tennessee Southern on Thursday

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's basketball is now set to play Tennessee Southern on Thursday, January 13, Cumberland officials announce on Monday.


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

Oniyide and Mack named MSC Track Athletes of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland sophomore Tobi Oniyide and junior Alana Mack were named Mid-South Conference Men's and Women's Indoor Track Athletes of the Week. released by conference officials on Monday.


Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball at home vs UPike Postponed

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's basketball's game home vs Pikeville on Thursday has been postponed due to COVID-19 protocols.


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

Phoenix claim three victories at the Ed Temple Classic

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – On Sunday at the Ed Temple Invitational in Nashville, the Cumberland University track and field team enjoyed three event victories with the men's 4x400 meter team taking first and Camryn Jacobs and Terrance Harris winning the shot put and weight throw and Ronald Ndlovu qualified for the NAIA Indoor National Championships with "A" standards in the long jump.


Men's Tennis

Vaibhav Bisht signs with Men's Tennis as Spring 2022 Addition

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland head men's tennis coach Thiago Lins announces Vaibhav Bisht as the last addition to the Spring 2022 roster.


Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball at Life Postponed

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's basketball's game at Life University on Saturday has been postponed due to COVID-19 protocols.


Men's Bowling, Women's Bowling

Brandon Burns Memorial Canceled due to weather

LEBANON, Tenn.--The Mid-South Conference announces men's and women's bowling Brandon Burns Memorial scheduled to take place Saturday and Sunday in Murfreesboro and Smyrna, Tennessee has been canceled.


Wrestling

No. 7 Southeastern tops No. 9 Cumberland at NWCA Duals

LOUISVILLE,Ky.-- No. 7 Grand View took an early lead and never looked back with 24-13 win against No. 9 Cumberland ending the CU's time at the NWCA National Duals.


Wrestling

No. 1 Grand View overpowers No. 9 Cumberland, 43-6

LOUISVILLE,Ky.--No. 1 Grand View proved to have too much firepower for the Phoenix to handle sending No. 9 Cumberland to the loser's bracket with a 43-6 loss in the second round of the NWCA National Duals.


Wrestling

Fast Start Propels Phoenix past No. 10 Marian at NWCA National Duals

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--No. 9 Cumberland won the first six weight classes to jump out to a huge 22-0 lead and cruise past No. 10 Marian 25-10 to advance to the second round of the NWCA National Duals.



Wrestling

NWCA releases draws for National Duals

LEBANON, Tenn. – The No. 9 Cumberland wrestling team is set to return to the mat on Thursday and Friday at the NWCA National Duals in Louisville, Kentucky.


Women's Volleyball

Resse signs with Cumberland Women's Volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's volleyball coach Hannah Vadakin announced the signing of transfer Laci Reece to scholarship papers. Reece will come in this spring before competing with the Phoenix this upcoming fall.


Baseball

Bell hired as Assistant Baseball Coach

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland head baseball coach Ryan Hunt announces the hiring of Pat Bell as an assistant coach.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis adds Daniel Wessels to Spring Roster

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland head men's tennis coach Thiago Lins announces the addition of Daniel Wessels to the Spring 2022 roster.


Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball announces Makeup Dates

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland Athletics announces the make-up dates for the games that women's basketball will miss this week due to COVID protocols.


Men's Basketball

King, Ridley, and Stephens combine for 73 in road win

COLUMBIA, Ky.- Tavon King, Aaron Ridley, and Isaac Stephens each notched season-highs in a runaway 91-72 victory on the road against Lindsey Wilson.


Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball postpones next three games

LEBANON, Tenn.--Monday afternoon's scheduled game between Cumberland and Lindsey Wilson women's basketball teams along with the following two games have been postponed due to COVID-19 protocols, Cumberland officials announced Friday afternoon.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix overcome slow start to win, 58-45

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland came to life late in the third quarter and into the fourth with a 23-0 run to flip the script and overcome a tough first half to win 58-45 Wednesday evening at the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Football

Capps announced as a Cliff Harris Award Finalist

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Jace Capps has been announced a Cliff Harris Award finalist, released by the Cliff Harris Awards committee on Thursday.


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

Cumberland Athletics Stands 48th in 2021-22 LEARFIELD Directors' Cup Standings

LEBANON, Tenn.--After the completion of all fall championships, Cumberland Athletics sits in 48th in the LEARFIELD Directors' Cup Standings, National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) officials announced on Thursday.


Men's Golf, Women's Golf

2022 Spring Golf Schedule Release

LEBANON, Tenn.--The fall golf schedule saw both golf teams have success in their tournaments as the men and women each competed in four tournaments. Head golf coach Rich Williams is excited to announce the Spring 2022 season for both teams when the spring shines down on the new calendar year.


Men's Bowling, Women's Bowling

Phoenix Men's Bowling finishes 30th; Women finish 24th at Las Vegas Shootout

LAS VEGAS, NV.-- Cumberland Men's and Women's bowling competed in the Collegiate Shootout, their second and final tournament of the week tournament Memorial South Point Hotel and Bowling Plaza. The men finished 30th in a field of 42 teams while the women finished 24th out of 32 teams.


Football

Capps named AP NAIA Second Team All-American

LEBANON, Tenn.--The accolades continue to come in for senior defensive end Jace Capps as he earns AP Second Team NAIA All-American, released by the associated press on Monday.


Football

Mathis announces offensive staff changes

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland football head coach Tim Mathis has announced the hiring of Josh Qualls and promotion of Chris Barton to Co-Offensive Coordinators. Qualls will be over the pass game and Barton in charge of the run game.


Men's Bowling, Women's Bowling

Cumberland Women's Bowling finishes 24th at Glenn Carlson; Men Finish 29th

LAS VEGAS, NV.-- Cumberland Men's and Women's bowling competed in the Glenn Carlson Classic from Memorial South Point Hotel and Bowling Plaza. The men finished 29th in a field of 41 teams while the women finished 24th out of 31 total teams.


Men's Basketball

CU MBB falls short despite a big second half comeback

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland men's basketball gets off to a slow start in the matchup against Georgetown College falling 74-68 at home.


Wrestling

Wrestling drops two spots to No. 9 in NAIA Polls

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University wrestling drops two spots in the latest NAIA Top-20 Coaches Poll, released Thursday evening by the national office.


Wrestling

Phoenix go 4-0 at the Valley Clash Duals

MARSHALL, Mo.--Cumberland wrestling picked up four dual wins at the Valley Clash Duals against No. 9 Baker, William Penn, St. Ambrose, and host Missouri Valley.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix Men's Basketball Cruises past Campbellsville, 77-61

LEBANON, Tenn.--Four Phoenix post double figure points as Cumberland handles Campbellsville easily winning 77-61 at the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena Thursday evening.


Football

Phoenix football to be well represented at All American Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.-- Three members of the Cumberland football program will participate in the All-American Bowl Stars vs. Stripes game on Dec. 18th, 2021 at 12:05 pm at US Bank Stadium, home of the NFL's Minnesota Vikings. Cumberland running back James Christian and defensive linemen Morgan Cates are playing in the game, while Phoenix coach Tim Mathis will be the head coach for one of the teams.


Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer Receives Votes in NAIA Postseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's soccer receives votes in the NAIA Top-25 Postseason Coaches' Polls, announced by the national office on Thursday.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix fall to Montevallo 92-64

MONTEVALLO, Ala.--Cumberland women's basketball falls to Montevallo 92-64 on the road in the final game before the Holiday break fo the Phoenix.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer finishes season ranked 16th

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's soccer finishes the season ranked No. 16 in the postseason NAIA Top-25 Coaches' Polls, announced by the national office on Wednesday.


Wrestling

Wrestling wins big over Brewton-Parker in Home Opener

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland wrestling picked up a big 35-12 win over RV Brewton-Parker in their first home dual of the season on Monday night.


Football

Capps named AFCA NAIA First Team All-American

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland senior Jace Capps was named a 2021 AFCA NAIA First Team All-American released by the NAIA office Monday morning.


Women's Basketball

No. 1 Campbellsville pulls away in the fourth

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland gave No. 1 Campbellsville all they could handle for three quarters before the Tigers pulled away in the fourth quarter to defeat CU 73-60 at the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix upsets NCAA DII No. 15 Union University

JACKSON, Tenn.--Cumberland upsets NCAA Division II No. 15 and undefeated Union University 72-66 on the road in an exhibition match.


Men's Soccer

Watson named NAIA Third Team All-American

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland senior Tyler Watson was voted NAIA Third Team All-American by the NAIA Men’s Soccer Selection Committee on Wednesday, as announced by the national office. He becomes the first two-time NAIA All-American in program history.


Women's Soccer

Bathe named NAIA All-American Honorable Mention

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland midfielder Marie Bathe was named an NAIA All-American Honorable Mention for the second time in her career, announced today by the national office.


Football

Hafner selected to NAIA Senior Football Classic

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland wide receiver Ian Hafner was selected to the 2021 NAIA East roster in the Senior Football Classic, announced by the national office Wednesday.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix women's basketball cruises past Pensacola Christian, 83-53

PENSACOLA, Fla.--Cumberland women's basketball came out of the gates on fire holding the Eagles to four first quarter points and cruised to a 30-point win on the road to snap a three-game losing skid.


Wrestling

Smith named 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 Campbellsville Duals, as announced by the league office Monday.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix MBB rout No. 21 Bears 88-66

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland men's basketball (6-2, 2-2 MSC) dominates No. 21 Shawnee State (6-3, 2-2 MSC) by a score of 88-66 at home on Saturday. Tavon King led the Phoenix in scoring with 23 points on the night.


Wrestling

Phoenix go 1-3 at the Campbellsville Duals

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.-- Cumberland dropped three matches with Top-15 teams at the Campbellsville Duals before closing the day with a win over Williams Baptist.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix fall to Bears 70-65 at home

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Women's Basketball (4-6, 1-4 MSC) falls to Shawnee State (3-5, 2-2 MSC) by a score of 70-65. Tyra Johnson led the Phoenix in scoring with with 21 points on the day.


Wrestling

CU Wrestling moves up to No. 7 in NAIA Top-20 Polls

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestling moves up one spot to No. 7 in the first edition of the NAIA Wrestling Regular Season Coaches’ Top 20 Poll, announced today by the national office.


Men's Basketball

No. 16 Thomas More escapes Cumberland, 72-70

LEBANON, Tenn.--Ryan Batte drained a fade away jumper from 17-feet on the baseline to give Thomas More a 72-70 lead with just one second . Cumberland used a halfcourt pass and took a timeout with 0.6 seconds on the clock and drew up a play for Aaron Ridley who fired a three that rattled in and out. No. 16 Thomas More escaped Lebanon with a two point victory.


Women's Basketball

WBB falls 75-70 in tough matchup against #3 Thomas More

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's basketball battle all night but fall just short against #3 Thomas More University despite a 22 point performance from Tyra Johnson.


Baseball

Cumberland Baseball releases 2022 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball coach Ryan Hunt announced the program’s 2022 schedule this week, which includes 19 home games at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium along with 15 contests against teams that played in last year’s NAIA Championship Opening Round.


Women's Soccer

Holloway posts three goals and three assists at Women's World Cup Qualifiers

LEBANON, Tenn.--Former Cumberland women's soccer All-American Rebecca Holloway scored her first international goal for Northern Ireland last Thursday and added two more in FIFA Women's World Cup Qualifier wins over North Macedonia.


Men's Basketball

King and Stephens score 18 in home opener win

LEBANON, Tenn.--Phoenix men's basketball post a 95-84 win on Monday evening in their home opener as Cumberland rolls away from the Ambassadors in the second half at the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Basketball

Cliff Ellis reaches 800 career wins

NASSAU, Bahamas - With Coastal Carolina's 64-61 victory over Valparaiso Tuesday, former Cumberland basektball coach Cliff Ellis became the 13th head coach in Division I men’s basketball history to eclipse 800 career wins.


Men's Basketball

Cumberland at Philander Smith canceled


Women's Basketball

Cumberland drops home opener to Georgetown 64-53

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland (4-4, 1-2 MSC) falls in their home opener against Georgetown College 64-53.


Wrestling

Smith continues dominant start to season winning 165-weight class at Lindenwood Open

ST. CHARLES, Mo.--Cole Smith continues his impressive start to the campaign running the table at the 165-weight class to win the championship at the Lindenwood Open. Anthony Maia won the consolation bracket at the 157-weight class. Carter Cox finished in fourth at 125 and Keshawn Laws placed fifth at 133 in the gold bracket.


Men's Basketball

Cumberland bounces back with 78-68 road win at Bethel

MCKENZIE, Tenn.--Cumberland men's basketball bounces back with a 78-68 road win over Bethel at Crisp Arena Saturday evening.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix Rally in Fourth for Comeback win at Bethel

MCKENZIE, Tenn.--Phoenix trailed by eight entering the fourth quarter, but rallied back to get the comeback victory in Crisp Arena over Bethel 82-79. Jana Claire Swafford hit a wide-open layup on an inbound play with nine seconds to get the lead and Tyra Johnson knocked down two free throws to seal with a second remaining.


Women's Soccer

Cumberland's 2021 campaign comes to a close following 2-0 loss to #2 Keiser

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.-- Cumberland women's soccer (14-5) falls to #2 Keiser University (16-2) in the NAIA Opening Round Championship Game.


Baseball

North called up to the Big Leagues as Assistant Hitting Coach for Rays

LEBANON, Tenn.--On the heels of helping lead the Bowling Green Hot Rods to one of their most successful seasons in franchise history, former Cumberland baseball national champion and assistant coach Brady North receives a promotion to the Tampa Bay Rays as an assistant hitting coach.


Men's Cross Country

Kiplagat competes at the NAIA XC National Championship

VANCOUVER, Wash -- Denis Kiplagat finished in 196th place individually at the 2021 NAIA Men's Cross Country National Championships at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Championship Course in Vancouver, Wash.


Women's Soccer

Match Preview: #2 Keiser, #14 Cumberland

LEBANON, Tenn.--With a trip to Orange Beach, Ala. on the line, the No. 14 Phoenix will have to go through the No. 2 overall seed and back-to-back NAIA National Champions Keiser University.


Esports

Cumberland Esports wraps up their fall season

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Esports wraps up what was a successful fall campaign in the program's first-ever season.


Men's Basketball

Freed-Hardeman takes down Cumberland in the second half, 89-71

HENDERSON, Tenn.--Freed-Hardeman runs away with the game in the second half defeating the Phoenix 89-71 Thursday evening in the Brewer Sports Center.


Women's Basketball

Johnson scores 30 points in loss at Freed-Hardeman

HENDERSON, Tenn.--Tyra Johnson posts 30 points in a tough conference loss on the road against Freed-Hardeman at the FHU Sports Center on Thursday evening.


Men's Soccer

Phoenix fall to Lions 1-0 in NAIA Opening Round

COSTA MESA, Calif.-- Cumberland men's soccer falls 1-0 to the Vanguard Lions in the NAIA Opening Round. Martin Walsh led the team offensively in the loss with five shots total and the team's only shot on net.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix top Bobcats 2-1 in NAIA Opening Round

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.-- Cumberland tops St. Thomas 2-1 in the first match of the opening round of the NAIA Women's Soccer National Tournament. Brenda Cernas led the Phoenix in scoring with a goal and an assist on the day.


Football

Four Phoenix earn MSC Bluegrass Division All-Conference honors

LEBANON, Tenn.--Jace Capps was named to the Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division First Team and James Christian, Treylon Sheppard, and Champ Leddon each earned Second Team All-Conference honors, released by the league office today.


Men's Soccer

Match Preview: #2 Vanguard vs. #3 Cumberland

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland men's soccer (13-4-1, 8-2-1 MSC) takes on the Vanguard University (14-3-1, 7-1 GSAC) tomorrow at 3:30 pm central time in the opening round of NAIA Men's Soccer Championship from Costa Mesa, Calif.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer set to face St. Thomas in NAIA Opening Round

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's soccer is set for an opening-round match with St. Thomas University on Thursday at 1:00 p.m.


Women's Volleyball

Morgan Snead signs with Cumberland Women's Volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's volleyball coach Hannah Vadakin announced the signing of Morgan Snead to scholarship papers for the 2022-23 academic year.


Football

Loveless resigns as Offensive Coordinator

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland offensive coordinator Broc Loveless has submitted his letter of resignation following the final game of the season, his last day will be November 30.


Football

Cates named to MSC Football Champions of Character Team

LEBANON, Tenn.- - Cumberland defensive end Morgan Cates has been named to the 2021 Mid-South Conference Football Champions of Character Team released by conference officials on Tuesday.


Women's Volleyball

Jayna Hope signs with Phoenix Women's Volleyball

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's volleyball coach Hannah Vadakin announced the signing of Jayna Hope to scholarship papers for the 2022-23 academic year.


Men's Golf

Tom Scullion signs with CU Men's Golf

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland men's golf coach Rich Williams announced the signing of of Tom Scullion to scholarship papers for the 2022-23 academic year.


Men's Soccer

CU men's soccer receives an At-Large berth to NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University men's soccer earns an at-Large bid for the first time in program history to the 2021 NAIA Men's Soccer National Championship, announced by the national office Monday.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer earns an At-Large bid to NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women's soccer earns an at-Large bid to the 2021 NAIA Women's Soccer National Championship, announced by the national office Monday.


Wrestling

Smith wins 165-weight class at Georgia Open

FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga.--Sophomore Cole Smith ran the table at the 165-weight class to win the Georgia Open, and Patrick Depiazza and Justin Oldknow finished in second on Sunday afternoon.


Football

Georgetown defeats Cumberland in the season finale, 28-10

GEORGETOWN, Ky.-- Cumberland football held a 10-7 lead at the half, but the Tigers defense stepped up in the final two quarters to shut down the Phoenix offense and win 28-10 in the season finale.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix soar past Eagles 87-79

HENDERSON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's basketball (3-2) earned an 87-79 victory over the Williams Baptist Eagles (1-5) in their second and final game at the Freed-Hardeman Classic.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix lose an instant classic in semifinals to No. 10 Life

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--Cumberland women's volleyball tournament run comes to end as the Phoenix end up on the losing side of an instant classic to No. 10 Life in the Mid-South Conference Semifinals.


Women's Basketball

Cumberland drops overtime nail biter 83-80 against Faulkner

HENDERSON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's basketball (2-2) drops an overtime nailbiter 83-80 to Faulkner University (4-1) in their first game at the Freed Hardeman Classic.


Women's Cross Country

Sami Parker signs with CU Women's Cross Country and Track

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Cross Country Coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Sami Parker this week for the 2022-23 academic year.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix sweep Campbellsville to advance to Semifinals

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--Phoenix women's volleyball sweeps Campbellsville in the Mid-South Conference Quarterfinals to advance to the semifinals against Life University tomorrow.


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball sweeps Pikeville to move to Quarters

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--Cumberland women's volleyball sweeps the opening round match with Pikeville winning 25-17, 25-21, 25-14 to move on to take on the four seed Campbellsville this afternoon.


Men's Soccer

Cumberland men's soccer falls to Cumberlands 3-1 on three unanswered goals

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--Cumberland men's soccer (13-4-1, 8-2-1 MSC) falls 3-1 to the RV Cumberlands Patriots in the Mid-South Conference Semifinals. The Phoenix gave up three unanswered goals in the last 15 minutes of the game.


Women's Soccer

Cumberland falls to Tenn. Southern 1-0 in MSC Semis

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-- Cumberland women's soccer falls 1-0 to #4 Tennessee-Southern in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Tournament.


Men's Soccer

Cumberland maintains their 21st ranking in the NAIA Top 25 Polls

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's soccer stays put at No. 21 in the NAIA Top-25 Coaches' Polls, announced by the national office on Wednesday.


Women's Volleyball

Five women's volleyball players earn All-Conference honors

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland's Nicole Carey, Isabella Curcio, Harlee Kate Reid, and Sadie Edmontson earn All-Mid-South Conference Second-Team honors while Victoria Johnson earns Honorable Mention honors as announced Wednesday by the league office.


Women's Soccer

Cumberland WSOC moves up two spots in latest NAIA Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's soccer moves up two spots to No. 14 in week ten's NAIA Top-25 Coaches' Polls, announced by the national office on Wednesday.


Men's Basketball

Racers run away with it in the second half, 109-77

MURRAY, Ky.--Cumberland trailed at the half 55-45, but Murray State posted a big second half to run away with the exhibition match 109-77 at CFSB Center Tuesday evening.


Men's Soccer

Seven men's soccer players earn All-Conference honors

LEBANON, Tenn.--Nicklas Rulle, Tyler Watson, and Joaquin Carillo each garner All-Mid-South Conference First Team honors, Edvin Grevskott and Martin Walsh were voted to the Second Team, and Brandon Gonzalez and Retsin Kabambala earned honorable mention honors, announced by the conference office.


Women's Soccer

Seven Phoenix earn All-Conference honors, Morris voted Defensive Player of the Year

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland’s Becca Campbell, Grace Morris, Marie Bathe and Jennifer Segura were voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference, Brenna Swiger garnered Second Team accolades, and Haley Stevens and Brenda Cernas earner Honorable Mentions as announced Tuesday by the league office.


Esports

Chandler Durham Signs with Cumberland Esports

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland Esports Coach Spencer Claypool announced the signing of Chandler Durham this week for the 2022-23 academic year.


Esports

Sam Bates Signs with Cumberland Esports

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


Esports

CU Esports boast impressive performances last week going 3-0 as a team

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Esports has a great week to go 3-0 overall with one victory in Madden, Rocket League, and Overwatch.


Men's Soccer

Walsh, Rulle named MSC Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland forward Martin Walsh and goalkeeper Nicklas Rulle were recognized as Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, for their performances in the Quarterfinals win over Life University, announced by the league office.


Women's Volleyball

Reid named to MSC Women's Volleyball Champions of Character team

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The 2021 Mid-South Conference Women's Volleyball Champions of Character team has been released, conference officials announced on Monday.


Wrestling

Wrestling takes on their first tournament of the season at the Patriot Open

CORBIN, Ky.--Cumberland wrestling had their first open of the season at the Pepsi Patriot Open on Sunday evening.


Wrestling

Chattanooga gets late points to beat Cumberland, 25-15

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--Cole Smith, River Henry, and Patrick Depiazza posted decisions and Carter Cox won via a forfeit, but Cumberland drops the season opener to Chattanooga, 25-15.


Women's Volleyball

Volleyball earns fifth seed in MSC Tournament

LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland women's volleyball finished in fifth in the Mid-South Conference standings and are set for opening round match against 12-seed Pikeville next Thursday in Bowling Green.


Women's Basketball

Cumberland WBB defeats Oakland City 71-69 in back and forth matchup

OAKLAND CITY, Ind.-- Cumberland Women's Basketball (2-1) pulls out a 71-69 road victory in a back and forth battle against Oakland City (0-2). Jana Claire Safford led the team in scoring with a career-high 18 points, going 5-11 from the field.


Football

UPike spoils Senior Day, 14-9

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland football honored 15 seniors prior to the game, but the offense struggled to finish allowing Pikeville to spoil Senior Day at Nokes-Lasater Field on Saturday.


Women's Soccer

CU women set for rematch with No. 4 Tennessee Southern in Semifinals

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's soccer win over Life propelled the Phoenix into the semifinals and a 10-0 win for the number one seed Tennessee Southern sets up the rematch from a week ago when Cumberland dished out the Firehawks first loss of the season last week.


Men's Soccer

Cumberland to take on University of the Cumberlands in Semis

LEBANON, Tenn.-Cumberland men's soccer's win over Life University sent them to the semifinals. Meeting them in Bowling Green will be the three-seed University of the Cumberlands.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix sweep Pikeville to close regular season

PIKEVILLE, Ky.--Cumberland women's volleyball swept Pikeville in three sets on the road to pick up the win in their final regular season contest Friday evening.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf sits at No. 17 in NAIA Polls

LEBANON, Tenn. – With the fall season wrapped up, Cumberland women’s golf sits at No. 17 in the second NAIA Coaches’ Poll released Friday by the national office.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf receiving votes in NAIA Top-25

LEBANON, Tenn. – With the fall season wrapped up, Cumberland men’s golf is receiving votes in the second NAIA Coaches’ Poll released Friday by the national office.


Women's Cross Country

Women's XC finishes in Fourth at MSC Championships

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--Cumberland women's cross country finishes in fourth as India Mastin and Daniela Rivera earn All-Conference honors.


Men's Cross Country

Men's XC posts highest-finish in program history at MSC Championship

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Cumberland men's cross country posted their highest finish in program history coming in third at the Mid-South Conference Championships at Phil Moore Park. Denis Kiplagat finished seventh overall to earn his third straight bid to the NAIA National Championships.


Men's Soccer

CU MSOC advances to MSC Semifinals with today's win

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland comes out of the half on fire by scoring four second-half goals. Cumberland forward Martin Walsh plays a hand in all four goals tallying two goals and two assists in the game.


Women's Soccer

Cumberland WSOC advances to the MSC Semifinals

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland wins the Mid-South Conference Quarterfinals matchup against Life University by a score of 4-2.


Women's Volleyball

CU WVB defeats the Cumberlands in three sets

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky.--Cumberland Women's Volleyball (26-9, 9-5 MSC) earned a dominant victory over the University of the Cumberlands (19-9, 9-6 MSC) in three sets on Thursday night.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix make it rain with program-record 15 three-pointers in win

WALESKI, Ga.--Cumberland men's basketball set a program-record making 15 three-pointers in a come-from-behind victory on the road over Reinhardt University 82-58.


Wrestling

Cumberland Coaches Show: Wrestling Season Preview

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Wrestling fans, this episode of the coaches show is a preview of the upcoming season with head coach James Hicks where he gives his input on the team and upcoming season.


Men's Soccer

Watson named to MSC Men's Soccer Champions of Character team

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The 2021 Mid-South Conference Men's Soccer Champions of Character team has been released, conference officials announced on Thursday.


Women's Soccer

Kaset named to MSC Women's Soccer Champions of Character team

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The 2021 Mid-South Conference Women's Soccer Champions of Character team has been released, conference officials announced on Thursday.


Women's Cross Country

Krone and Petrova earn MSC Academic All-Conference honors

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A total of 62 Mid-South Conference women's cross country student-athletes earned Academic All-Conference honors, conference officials announced on Thursday.


Men's Cross Country

Cullins, Freeman, and Rhoden earn MSC Academic All-Conference

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A total of 52 Mid-South Conference men's cross country student-athletes earned Academic All-Conference honors, conference officials announced on Thursday.


Women's Cross Country

Petrova named to MSC Women's Cross Country Champions of Character team

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The 2021 Mid-South Conference Women’s Cross Country Champions of Character team has been released, conference officials announced on Wednesday.


Men's Cross Country

Barlow names to MSC Champions of Character team

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The 2021 Mid-South Conference Men's Cross Country Champions of Character team has been released, conference officials announced on Wednesday.


Men's Soccer

Cumberland Men's Soccer moves up a spot to No. 21 in the NAIA polls

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Cumberland men's soccer moves up one spot to No. 21 in the NAIA Men's Soccer Week nine Top-25 Polls, released by the national office Wednesday morning.


Women's Soccer

Women's soccer moves up three spots to No. 16

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's soccer moves up three spots spot to No. 16 in week nine's NAIA Top-25 Coaches' Polls, announced by the national office on Wednesday.


Men's Soccer

Cumberland Men's Soccer to host Life in MSC Quarterfinals

LEBANON, Tenn.--Life picked up a 5-2 win over Thomas More this afternoon to advance to the Mid-South Conference Quarterfinals this Friday to take on the #22 Phoenix.


Esports

Cumberland Esports has a productive week in Madden

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Esports had a solid week last week, including some impressive showings by Nathan Nelson and Austin Bush in Madden.


Men's Golf

Phoenix comeback to win MSC Fall Classic

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-- Cumberland men's golf shot a 301 as a team to move up and win the Mid-South Conference Fall Classic. This is the men's first tournament win of the season to close out the fall.


Women's Soccer

Graziano earns NAIA Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland goalkeeper Sabrina Graziano was voted NAIA Defensive Player of the Week on Tuesday for her efforts in an upset victory over No. 3 Tennessee Southern as announced by the national office.


Men's Golf

Phoenix three strokes back after first day

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--Phoenix fired out of the gates with two great rounds to end the first day of the Mid-South Conference Fall Classic in second place.


Women's Soccer

Women's soccer to host Life in Quarterfinals

LEBANON, Tenn.--Life picked up a 5-0 win over Freed-Hardeman this afternoon to advance to face Cumberland this Friday in the Mid-South Conference Quarterfinals.


Men's Soccer

Watson named MSC Offensive Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland's Tyler Watson was recognized as Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week for his performances in a 5-4 win over Tennessee Southern last Thursday, announced by the league office.


Women's Soccer

Women's soccer sweeps MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland forward Brenda Cernas earned Mid-South Conference Offensive Player of the Week while Goalkeeper Sabrina Graziano earns Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix MBB start season 2-0 after 77-72 win over Fisk

NASHVILLE, Tenn.-- Cumberland Men's Basketball (2-0, 0-0 MSC) tops Fisk 77-72 on the road to start 2-0 on the season for the first time since the 2018-19 season.


Women's Basketball

Cumberland earns dominant 78-55 victory on the road over Fisk

NASHVILLE, Tenn.-- Cumberland Women's Basketball (1-1, 0-0 MSC) topped Fisk University 78-55 on the road in their second game at the Fisk Jubilee Classic.


Football

Saints win defensive battle over CU, 10-3

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.--On a cold and wet night, offesne was hard to come by for either side as Thomas More edges Cumberland 10-3 Saturday evening.


Men's Basketball

Phoenix win Season Opener at Fisk Jubilee Classic

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Cumberland men's basketball hangs on to defeat Rust College in the Season Opener 68-63 Saturday afternoon.


Women's Basketball

Phoenix lose Season Opener to Rust in OT

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Cumberland women's basketball fell in overtime of the season opener to RV Rust College, 70-59.. Rust outscored Cumberland in the overtime period 14-3.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer earns Fourth-Seed and bye in MSC Tournament

LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland women's soccer earns the fourth-seed and an Opening Round bye in the Mid-South Conference Tournament and will take on the winner of Life and Freed-Hardeman, conference officials announced on Saturday with the release of the tournament bracket.


Men's Soccer

MSC releases Men's Soccer Championship Bracket, Phoenix earn Opening Round bye

LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland men's soccer earns the second seed in the Mid-South Conference Tournament and receive a bye to the quarterfinals, conference officials announced on Friday with the release of the tournament bracket.


Men's Basketball

Cumberland Men's Basketball 2021-22 Season Preview

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland Men's Basketball enters the 2021-22 basketball season with a talented roster full of returners and new faces. The team has the pieces to be one of the top teams in the Mid-South Conference this year.


Esports

Olivier named NECC Overwatch Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland's Preston Olivier was named the National Esports Collegiate Conference Overwatch Player of the Week, after his performance in Cumberland's 2-1-win Eastern University last Thursday.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland defeats Fisk 3-0 on Senior Night

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Women's Volleyball program (25-9, 9-5 MSC) put on quite a dominant showing in a 3-0 victory over the Fisk Bulldogs on Senior Night.


Men's Soccer

Cumberland men's soccer wins the 5-4 thriller over Tennessee Southern

PULASKI, Tenn.-- Cumberland men's soccer wins the back and forth season finale by a score of 5-4 over Tennessee Southern.


Women's Soccer

Cumberland women's soccer upsets #3 Tennessee Southern 2-1 in regular season finale

PULASKI, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's soccer completed the road upset over #3 Tennessee Southern to give them their first loss of the season thanks to goals by Haley Stevens and Brenda Cernas.


Wrestling

Phoenix Wrestling starts the season ranked No. 8 in NAIA Top-20

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked eighth in the NAIA Wrestling Preseason Coaches’ Top 20 Poll and seven individuals are ranked in their respective weight classes, announced today by the national office.


Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Season Preview

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Cumberland women’s basketball team is entering the 2021-22 season with a new sense of pride and energy.


Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer drops to No. 22

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Cumberland men's soccer moves back one spot to No. 22 in the NAIA Men's Soccer Week Eight Top-25 Polls, released by the national office Wednesday morning.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer slides to No. 19 in NAIA Polls

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's soccer drops down one spot to No. 19 in week eight's NAIA Top-25 Coaches' Polls, announced by the national office on Wednesday.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix top Wildcats 3-2 in back-and-forth affair

MCKENZIE, Tenn.-- Cumberland Women's Volleyball (24-9, 9-5 MSC) takes a back-and-forth affair 3-2 against Bethel (8-12, 2-11 MSC) on the road.


Women's Golf

Phoenix finish third at MSC Fall Preview

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--Cumberland women started the day in third place and finished in third at the Mid-South Conference Fall Preview at Bowling Green Country Club.


Baseball

Brady North wins High-A Championship with Bowling Green

LEBANON, Tenn.--Two-time Cumberland graduate, 2014 baseball national champion, and former assistant coach Brady North wins the High-A East Championship with the Bowling Green Hot Rods, an affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays.


Esports

CU Esports goes 6-1 last week

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Esports program had their most successful week yet, going 6-1 overall as a team and earning some impressive victories.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf in 3rd at MSC Fall Preview

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--Fighting the rain and wind all day at the Mid-South Conference Fall Preview, Cumberland comes out in third after the first 36 holes Monday at Bowling Green Country Club.


Men's Bowling

CU Men's bowling competes at the Thomas N. Burris Memorial

LOUISVILLE, Ky.-- The Cumberland Men's Bowling team competed at the Mid-South Conference Thomas N. Burris Memorial Tournament on Sunday, finishing 22nd out of 23 teams.


Men's Soccer

No. 11 Lindsey Wilson scores four while a man-up to beat CU

LEBANON, Tenn.--After an early send-off in the first half, Cumberland was forced to play a man-down and No. 11 Lindsey Wilson took advantage scoring four goals with a man-up to win 4-1.


Women's Soccer

No. 11 Lindsey Wilson scores four second half goals to win 4-1

LEBANON, Tenn.-- No. 11 Lindsey Wilson scored four goals in the second half to defeat No. 18 Cumberland 4-1 in their final home regular-season match.


Women's Cross Country

Rivera sets a new PR and Petrova sets her season best at the NAIA Great Lakes Challenge

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- Cumberland women's cross country finishes 24th in yet another stacked field at the NAIA Great Lakes Challenge.


Men's Bowling

Phoenix Men's Bowling finishes 19th at the Lynne Jordan Memorial Tournament

LOUISVILLE, Ky.-- The Cumberland Men's Bowling team competed at the Mid-South Conference Lynne Jordan Memorial Tournament on Saturday, finishing 19th overall.


Football

Big plays lead Bethel to 43-24 win

LEBANON, Tenn.--Bethel jumped up early and expanded upon the lead with explosive plays. Cumberland rallied late in the game with 17 points in the fourth quarter, but it wasn't enough to catch No. 24 Bethel University. The Wildcats picked up their sixth win of the season defeating CU 43-24 at Nokes-Lasater.


Men's Cross Country

The Phoenix have three runners set new PR's at the NAIA Great Lakes Challenge

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- Jacob Harzbecker, Aidan Crockett, and Luke Freeman all set new personal records at the NAIA Great Lakes Challenge Saturday morning.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix WVB earns 3-2 comeback win over Firehawks

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Women's volleyball team (23-9, 8-5 MSC) came back to defeat Tennessee Southern (19-9, 6-7 MSC) in five sets 3-2.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland falls to Life 3-0 on the road

MARIETTA, Ga.-- Cumberland Women's Volleyball (22-9, 7-5 MSC) fell 3-0 to Life (25-1, 11-0 MSC) on the road on Wednesday night.


Men's Soccer

Phoenix run win-streak to six

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.--Cumberland men's soccer holds on to pick up a 2-1 victory over Campbellsville Wednesday evening at Finley Stadium.


Women's Soccer

No. 13 Campbellsville comes from behind to top No. 18 Cumberland

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.--The Phoenix jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first half, but could not hang on to it as No. 13 Campbellsville scored three second-half goals to win the Top-25 showdown.


Women's Golf

Bilham signs with CU golf

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University golf coach Rich Williams announced the signing of Caitlyn Bilham to the 2022-23 signing class.


Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer back in the Polls at No. 21

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Cumberland men's soccer moves back in the NAIA Men's Soccer Top-25 Polls after receiving votes the past three weeks landing at No. 21 released by the national office Wednesday morning.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer moves up to No. 18

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's soccer slides up one spot to No. 18 in week seven's NAIA Top-25 Coaches' Polls, announced by the national office on Wednesday.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf takes Fifth at AAC Fall Championship

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland men's golf finished the AAC Fall Championship in fifth place after carding their best round of the tournament.


Wrestling

Wrestling announces 2021-22 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestling coach James Hicks announces the team’s 2021-22 schedule, which includes three home duals as well as the annual Cumberland Open at the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Men's Golf

Phoenix in Fifth at AAC Fall Championship

ADAIRSVILLE, Ga.-- Cumberland men's golf sits in fifth place after 36 holes at the AAC Fall Championship at Barnsley Garden Resorts.


Women's Golf

Nutu named MSC Women's Golfer of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland sophomore Nathalie Nutu was named Mid-South Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week on Monday after winning the Georgetown College Women's Invitational last week.


Men's Soccer

Nicklas Rulle wins MSC Defensive Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Nicklas Rulle earned the Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week for his performances in victories over Thomas More and Georgetown College.


Football

Christian earns MSC Offensive Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Senior running back James Christian's career-day against Campbellsville University earns him Mid-South Conference Offensive Player of the Week.


Men's Soccer

Walsh scores Golden Goal to beat Georgetown on Senior Day

LEBANON, Tenn.--In a grueling contest on senior day, Cumberland comes out on top as Martin Walsh nets the golden goal in double overtime to propel the Phoenix to the win over Georgetown, 1-0.


Women's Soccer

Cumberland tops Georgetown 6-0 on Senior Day

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's soccer honors 11 seniors as the Phoenix defeat Georgetown 6-0.


Football

Big First Half leads Phoenix to win at Campbellsville

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.--The Phoenix rolls through Campbellsville on the road as the offense explodes for 630 yards of offense in a 54-32 win on the road.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix fall in three to No. 16 Lindsey Wilson

COLUMBIA, Ky.--For the first time in 30 matches, Cumberland women's volleyball lost in straight sets to No. 16 Lindsey Wilson Friday evening at Biggers Sports Center.


Men's Soccer

Cumberland MSOC shuts out Thomas More at home

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland men's soccer tally three first-half goals to run away with the 4-0 win against Thomas More at home Wednesday afternoon.


Women's Soccer

The Phoenix dominate after the half winning 6-0 over Thomas More

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's soccer rallied for five goals in the second half to win 6-0 over Thomas More University.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer drops to No. 19 in NAIA Polls

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's soccer drops to No. 19 in week six's NAIA Top-25 Coaches' Polls, announced by the national office on Wednesday.


Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer Recieves Votes in NAIA Polls

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Cumberland men's soccer remains in the receiving votes category in NAIA Men's Soccer Week Six Top-25 Poll released by the national office Wednesday morning.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland WVB earns dominant 3-0 victory over Freed-Hardeman

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Women's Volleyball (22-7, 6-3 MSC) earns a dominant 3-0 victory over Freed-Hardeman (6-13, 1-9 MSC) at home on Tuesday night.


Women's Golf

Phoenix golf and Nathalie Nutu win their second tournament of the season

GEORGETOWN, Ky.—Cumberland women's golf came roaring back to take first place in the tournament at the Georgetown College Women's Invitational.


Women's Golf

CU Golf in Second at Georgetown College Women’s Invitational

GEORGETOWN, Ky.—Emma Hermansson is tied for second place and Jasmine Sachsen and Anna Krieger are tied for sixth after day one action at the Georgetown College Women’s Invitational


Women's Soccer

Grace Morris wins MSC Defensive Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn-- Cumberland defender Grace Morris earned Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday.


Football

Champ Leddon earns MSC Bluegrass Defensive Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland's Champ Leddon earns Mid-South Bluegrass Division Defensive Player of the Week honors for his performance in the 14-10 upset victory over the #21 Cumberlands Patriots, as announced by the league office.


Esports

Phoenix Rocket League goes 2-1 on the week

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Esports program finished the week of 10/4 with a record of 2-4 overall.


Men's Soccer

Phoenix earn gritty 2-1 victory over Bears on the road

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio.-- The Cumberland Men's Soccer team (8-2-1, 4-1-1 MSC) had a solid performance over Shawnee State (3-8-1, 0-6 MSC) in a 2-1 victory on the road.


Women's Soccer

Second half goals propel Phoenix to 2-0 road win

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio--Cumberland women’s soccer scored twice in the second half to escape Portsmouth with a road win over Shawnee State, 2-0.


Football

Phoenix upsets No. 21 Cumberlands at home

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jaylen Taylor scored a touchdown on the opening drive and a second in the final seconds of the game to help Cumberland upset No. 21 University of the Cumberlands 14-10 at Nokes Lasater Field.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix top Bears at MSC Fall Invitational

OWENSBORO, Ky.--Cumberland women's tennis topped Shawnee State in the consolation round at the MSC Fall Invitational to start the season of 2-1.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis falls 4-1 to the University of the Cumberlands

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-- Cumberland Men's Tennis falls 4-1 to the University of the Cumberlands in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Men's Tennis Fall Tournament.


Women's Cross Country

Mastin and Rivera set new PRs at UAH Charger XC Invite

HUNSTVILLE, Ala.--Pheonix women's cross country finishes 21st in another stacked field at the UAH Chargers XC Invite Saturday morning.


Men's Cross Country

Cullins and Freeman post PR's at UAH Chargers XC Invite

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.--Andrew Cullins and Luke Freeman each posted new personal records at the UAH Chargers XC Invite Saturday morning.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland WVB goes 2-2 in the Lancer Classic after going 2-0 in a dominant day two

WINONA LAKE, Ind.-- Cumberland women's volleyball picked up a pair of victories on day two of the Lancer Classic. The Phoenix defeated Grace College 3-1 in the first match of the day and followed it up with a 3-0 sweep against Trinity International University to move to 2-2 in the tournament.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis sweeps Georgetown in MSC Fall Invitational Quarterfinals

OWENSBORO, Ky.--Cumberland men's tennis starts the season and Mid-South Conference Fall Invitational with a 7-0 sweep over Georgetown College in the Quarterfinals.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix fall to consolation bracket after Semi Finals loss

OWENSBORO, Ky.--Phoenix women's tennis picked up a 6-1 win over Georgetown in the quarterfinals, but the University of the Cumberlands sent Cumberland to the consolation match Friday evening.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland women's volleyball drops both day one matches 3-2 to start 0-2 in the Lancer Classic

WINONA LAKE, Ind.-- Cumberland women's volleyball fall in two tightly contested matchups against Bethel (Ind.) and Saint Xavier.


Men's Soccer

CU men shutout Pikeville on the road

PIKEVILLE, Ky.--Cumberland men's score notched three second-half goals to run away with the victory against the University of Pikeville on the road Friday afternoon.


Women's Golf

Cumberland WGOLF jumps to 17th in the NAIA Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women’s golf made a big leap in the NAIA top 25 polls to 17th after beginning the season in 24th as released by national offices on Friday.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix women rout Pikeville, 10-0

PIKEVILLE, Ky.--No. 18 Cumberland had their most dominant offensive showing of the season scoring 10 goals in a rout of Pikeville on the road Friday afternoon.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix overpowers Georgetown en route to sixth straight win

GEORGETOWN, Ky.--Cumberland women's volleyball rattles off their sixth straight victory defeating Georgetown College 3-1 at the Davis Reid Alumni Gym Thursday evening.


Baseball

Aaron Wilkerson earns September Triple-A Pitcher of the Month

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.-- Former Cumberland University two-time All-American Aaron Wilkerson has been named September's Player of the Month in the Triple-A West.


Men's Soccer

Phoenix Men's Soccer Receiving Votes in Top-25

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Cumberland men's soccer has dropped out of the NAIA Men's Soccer Top-25 Poll to the receiving votes category released by the national office Wednesday morning.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Ranked No. 18 latest polls

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's soccer slides down to No. 18 in week five's NAIA Top-25 Coaches' Polls, announced by the national office on Wednesday.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix drop Campbellsville in three on the road

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.--Cumberland went on the road to knock the Campbellsville Tigers off a six-game win streak sweeping the Tigers in three sets at Gosser Gymnasium Tuesday evening.


Men's Cross Country

Kipkosgei named MSC Runner of the Week for the second time

LEBANON, Tenn.--For the second time this season, freshman Nickson Kipkosgei has been selected as the Mid-South Conference Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week, conference official announces Monday.


Esports

Cumberland Esports ends the week of 9/29 1-4 overall

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Esports program played five matches last week in Rocket League and Overwatch in both NECC and Mid-South competition.


Men's Bowling

Cumberland Men's Bowling finishes 14th at MSC Baker Shootout

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-- Cumberland Men's Bowling finished in 14th place at the Mid-South Conference Baker Shootout.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland WVB earns a pair of 3-0 victories in road tri-match

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Women's Volleyball (17-5, 4-3 MSC) earned two impressive 3-0 victories over Milligan University (7-12, 5-4) and Columbia College (1-13, 0-6).


Football

Offense sputters against No. 1 Lindsey Wilson

COLUMBIA, Ky.--No. 1 Lindsey Wilson proved to be too much for Cumberland to handle on the road as the Blue Raiders defeat Cumberland 34-7 at Parnell Family Stadium Saturday evening.


Men's Soccer

Cumberland men's soccer bounces back to win against Freed-Hardeman 5-0

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland men's soccer defeats Freed-Hardeman 5-0 thanks to two multi-goal efforts by Martin Walsh and John Azar.


Women's Cross Country

Mastin sets PR at Live in Lou XC Classic

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Cumberland was led by freshman India Mastin at the 20th Annual Live in Lou Cross Country Classic on Saturday.


Men's Cross Country

Kipkosgei finishes 10th in Live in Lou XC Invitational

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--Freshman Nickson Kipkosgei paces the Phoenix to a 10th place individual finish at the 20th Annual Live in Lou Cross Country Classic.


Women's Soccer

Cumberland women's soccer dominates in the matchup against Freed-Hardeman by winning 5-0

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's soccer defeats Freed-Hardeman 5-0 while freshman defender Grace Morris records two goals.


Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball releases 2021-22 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University men's basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announces the 2021-22 men's basketball schedule featuring 12 home contests and eight games against teams that made the NAIA National Tournament last season.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland VB handles Bethel 3-1 at home

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Volleyball (15-5, 4-3 MSC) posted an impressive 3-1 home win over the Bethel Wildcats (7-5, 1-4 MSC).


Men's Soccer

Bethel holds on to beat No. 20 Cumberland 1-0

MCKENZIE, Tenn.--In the first game since Bethel was knocked out of the NAIA Top-25 polls and Cumberland was thrust in at No. 20, Bethel holds on to defeat the Phoenix 1-0 at Wildcat Stadium.


Women's Soccer

Cumberland women's soccer wins the overtime thriller against Bethel 2-1

MCKENZIE, Tenn.-- Macy Douglas records her first two goals of the season to help the Phoenix come out with a win against the Bethel University Wildcats.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix move up to No. 17 in NAIA Polls

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's soccer continues to move up landing at No. 17 in week four's NAIA Top-25 Coaches' Polls, announced by the national office on Wednesday.


Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer enters the NAIA Top-25 Polls at No. 20

LEBANON, Tenn. -- For the first time since September 2018, Cumberland men's soccer enters the NAIA Men's Soccer Top-25 Poll at No. 20 released by the national office Wednesday morning.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf finished out the Invite at Innisbrook tournament

INNISBROOK, Fla.--Cumberland men's golf jumped up one spot after posting their best score in the final round with a 305 at the Invite at Innisbrook.


Women's Golf

Women's golf finishes 7th in the Invite at Innisbrook

INNISBROOK, FLA.-- Cumberland women's golf moves up one spot on day two at the Invite at Innisbrook to finish 7th overall. The Phoenix put up their best round of the tournament by posting a team score of 319 during round three.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf opens day one at the Invite at Innisbrook

INNISBROOK, Fla.--Cumberland men's golf struggled on the links today posting a 628 after two rounds at the Invite at Innisbrook.


Women's Golf

Cumberland women's golf finishes day one tied for 8th in the Invite at Innisbrook

INNISBROOK, Fla.-- Cumberland women's golf sits in the middle of the pack after shooting a 651 through two rounds of the Invite at Innisbrook.


Women's Soccer

Former Three-Time All-American signs contract with Clube de Albergaria

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's soccer's first NAIA First Team All-American Lindsay Kitson signs a pro contract with Clube de Albergaria in the Liga BPI.


Football

Kick-off time with Lindsey Wilson Changed

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University football and Lindsey Wilson have changed the kick-off time to 5:00 p.m. central time.


Women's Volleyball

Volleyball match with Lyon Canceled

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's volleyball's match on the road at Lyon College has been canceled with no makeup intended.


Esports

Cumberland Esports falls to 0-4 on the week

LEBANON, Tenn.-- In their first full week of competition, Cumberland Esports drops four close matches in overwatch and rocket league. The Phoenix made their debut this week in NECC competition in both Overwatch and Rocket League. The Overwatch team also made their debut in Mid-South play.


Men's Soccer

The Phoenix end the double overtime thriller with a 3-3 draw

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Men's soccer (5-1-1) draw against Life (3-2-2) on Saturday in double overtime.


Football

Football picks up 19-7 win over Florida Memorial

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland jumps out to an early lead and holds on to get a 19-7 win over Florida Memorial University for the first win of the season for the Phoenix.


Women's Soccer

Cumberland's second-half surge helps push the Phoenix over the Life Running Eagles 4-0

LEBANON, Tenn.-- After a slow start to the game in the first half, the Phoenix rallied to score four goals in the second half to win 4-0 against Life University.


Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball announces 2021-22 Schedule

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University women's basketball coach Scott Blum announces the 2021-22 women's basketball schedule featuring 12 home contests and 10 games against teams that made the NAIA National Tournament last season.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland Volleyball falls 3-1 to #18 Life

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Women's Volleyball (13-5, 2-3 MSC) fell 3-1 to #18 Life University (17-1, 4-0 MSC) at home on Wednesday night.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer climbs to No. 18 in NAIA Polls

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's soccer keeps moving up landing at No. 18 in week three's NAIA Top-25 Coaches' Polls, announced by the national office on Wednesday.


General

Athletic Training pleased to announce new Medical Tent

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University Athletic Training is pleased to announce a new medical tent this year for all football games and other athletics department events this year. The tent has already been used in the home opener last week.


Esports

Rodriguez named MSC Rocket League Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland's Dominic Rodriguez was named the Mid-South Conference Rocket League Player of the Week after his performance in Cumberland's win over St. Thomas last Friday.


Men's Soccer

Phoenix upsets No. 12 Cumberlands, 3-2

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.--Cumberland men's soccer tops No. 12 the University of the Cumberlands in a 3-2 battle in the rain at Richard Siegel Soccer Complex on Tuesday afternoon.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix draw with No. 6 Cumberlands

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.--Cumberland conceded the first goal of the match in the second half, but scored the equalizer off a free-kick to push the game to extra time before it ended in a 1-1 draw.


Esports

CU Esports Rocket League team starts MSC schedule with win

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Esports team brought its first program win against Saint Thomas University in their first match of the inaugural season, winning 2-0 in the best of three series.


Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer

Cumberland Soccer matches on 9/21 moved to Murfreesboro

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland men's and women's soccer matches against the University of the Cumberlands has been moved to the Siegel Soccer Complex in Murfreesboro, Tenn. due to rain.


Men's Golf

Walker earns MSC Men's Golfer of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland sophomore Isaac Walker was named Mid-South Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week on Monday after his performance at the Music City Invitational on February 13-14.


Men's Soccer

Kam Stanley earns MSC Offensive Player of the Week Honors

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland's Kam Stanley earned the Mid-South Conference Offensive Player of the Week award for his efforts against Indiana University East, announced Monday by the league office.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

CU Tennis hosts 2nd Annual Pro-Am

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University tennis hosted their second annual Pro-Am tournament Saturday evening after the weather delayed their original plans.


Men's Cross Country

Men’s XC takes Seventh at Ray Bullock Invitational

UPLAND, Ind.--Cumberland men's cross country held their own in a stacked field at the Ray Bullock Invitational hosted by the defending national champions Taylor University at the Taylor Farms XC Course.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland WVB falls 3-2 in a heartbreaker to #13 Lindsey Wilson

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland women's volleyball team (13-4, 2-2 MSC) fell 3-2 in a close matchup against the 13th ranked Lindsey Wilson Blue Raiders (11-2, 4-0 MSC).


Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer match against Thomas moved up to 11 a.m.

LEBANON, Tenn.--The Cumberland men's soccer match against Thomas University moved up to 11 a.m. due to rain in the forecast


Women's Cross Country

Phoenix post strong showing at Ray Bullock Invitational

UPLAND, Ind.--Cumberland women's cross country finished in sixth place taking on six nationally-ranked programs at the Ray Bullock Invitational hosted by No. 2 Taylor University at the Taylor Farms XC Course.


Women's Soccer

Cumberland Women's Soccer earns dominant 7-1 win over Missouri Baptist

ST. LOUIS, Mo.-- The Cumberland women's soccer team puts up a dominant performance against Missouri Baptist on the road winning by a score of 7-1.


Men's Soccer

Phoenix post clean sheet on the road

RICHMOND, Ind.--Kam Stanley netted three goals to lead Cumberland to a 4-0 win on the road at Indiana University-East Wednesday afternoon.


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

NAIA announces 2020-21 NAIA Scholar-Team and Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. -- 74 Cumberland University student-athletes were named 2020-21 NAIA Scholar-Athletes and 12 Phoenix teams earned NAIA Scholar-Team distinctions, NAIA officials announced on Wednesday as part of the NAIA National Awards Day.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer moves up in NAIA Polls

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's soccer moves up one spot to No. 20 in the latest edition of the NAIA Top-25 Coaches' Polls, announced by the national office on Wednesday.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix sweep FHU for second straight MSC sweep

HENDERSON, Tenn.--Cumberland posts a road sweep in the Phoenix first conference away game of the season over Freed-Hardeman University in women's volleyball action Tuesday evening.


Women's Golf

Cumberland Women's Golf wins Music City Invitational; Nutu takes first individually

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.-- Cumberland Women's Golf takes first overall at the Music City Invitational with a two-day team score of 613. The Phoenix finished ahead of second-place Northwestern Ohio by 22 strokes.


Men's Golf

Phoenix take Third at Music City Invitational

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--Cumberland men's golf finished third in the first tournament of the season after posting a 296 as a team in the final round at the Music City Invitational at Twelve Stones Golf Club.


Women's Golf

Phoenix WGOLF in first place after first round at Music City Invitational

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's golf holds a one-stroke lead over the University of Northwestern Ohio after the first round of competition at the Music City Invitational.


Men's Golf

Phoenix shoot under-par at Music City Invitational

GOODLETTESVILLE, Tenn.--Cumberland opened up the 2021-22 campaign at their home course at Twelve Stone Golf Club and fired an under-par round with a 286 as a unit.


Women's Cross Country

Krone named 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, as announced Monday by conference officials.


Men's Cross Country

Kipkosgei named MSC Men's XC Runner of the Week

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


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland WVB earns dominant 3-0 victory over Shawnee State

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's volleyball earned a dominant 3-0 victory over Shawnee State University. The win came in bounce-back fashion following the Cumberland loss to Thomas More on Friday night.


Women's Soccer

Phoenix rally from behind to defeat South-Carolina Beaufort

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland rallied in the second half to tie the game on a Grace Morris header and would win it in the first minute of overtime as Haley Stevens header found the back of the net in women's soccer action Sunday afternoon.


Men's Soccer

Cumberland MSOC falls in 2OT heartbreaker to #14 Georgia Gwinnett

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland men's soccer (3-1) fell in 3-2 in a heartbreaker to 14th ranked Georgia Gwinnett (3-2-1) on Saturday in double overtime.


Football

Phoenix struggle in home opener against St. Thomas

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University football drops their home debut to St. Thomas University 34-6 at Nokes-Lasater Field.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland WVB falls in five sets to Thomas More

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Women's Volleyball fell in five sets to Mid-South Conference foe Thomas More in the conference opener. The loss ends Cumberland's nine-match winning streak.


Women's Cross Country

Phoenix Women's XC finishes fifth at the North Alabama Invitational

FLORENCE, Ala.-- Cumberland Women's Cross Country finished fifth overall out of 13 teams at the North Alabama Invitational. The Phoenix competed in a field of teams from the NCAA and NAIA.


Men's Cross Country

Kipkosgei sets school record at North Alabama XC Invitational

FLORENCE, Ala.--The Cumberland men's cross country team started the season off strong with a fifth-place finish at the North Alabama XC Invitational hosted by the University of North Alabama this morning in their first meet of the season.


Women's Soccer

Seven Phoenix Score in 8-1 victory over Brewton Parker

MT. VERNON, Ga.-Cumberland women's soccer had seven different players score goals in an 8-1 win over Brewton Parker in women's soccer action Thursday afternoon.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

Coach Seckel Qualifies for his 13th consecutive Boston Marathon

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel is set to compete in the 2021 Boston Marathon on Monday, October 11. This marks his 13th consecutive time qualifying and competing in the event.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Ranked 21st in NAIA Polls

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's soccer drops one spot to No. 21 in the latest edition of the NAIA Top-25 Coaches' Polls, announced by the national office on Wednesday.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland WVB earns 3-1 victory over Bryan in home opener

Cumberland Women's Volleyball earned a 3-1 home opener victory over Bryan College on Tuesday night. The win marks the ninth Phoenix victory in a row this season.


Men's Soccer

Walsh's second-half goal propels Phoenix over Delta State

LEBANON, Tenn.--Martin Walsh picked up a pass from Retsin Kambala and buried the shot to give Cumberland a 3-2 victory over Delta State University in men's soccer action on Labor Day at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Volleyball

Reid and Carey named to Viking Invitational All-Tournament Team

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland's Nicole Carey and Harlee Kate Reid were named to the Viking Invitational All-Tournament Team released by tournament officials Sunday afternoon.


Women's Soccer

No. 15 Aquinas tops No. 20 Cumberland, 2-1

LEBANON, Tenn.--No. 15 Aquinas scored two early goals as No. 20 Cumberland could not push in the equalizer in the closing moments in women's soccer action on Sunday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium at Kirk Field.


Football

Phoenix lose season opener to Keiser, 45-6

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.--Jack Strouse passed for 352 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another TD as fourth-ranked Keiser University defeated Cumberland 45-6 in football action in the season opener at Keiser Football Field.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland WVB goes 2-0 on day two of the Liz Hossler Labor Day Classic

MISHAWAKA, Ind.-- Cumberland Women's Volleyball (10-2, 0-0 MSC) earned a pair of victories over the University of St. Francis and Grace College on day two of the Liz Hossler Labor Day Classic on Saturday.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix post two wins at Liz Hossler Labor Day Classic

MISHAWAKA, Ind.--Cumberland women's volleyball stays hot for two wins on day one at the Liz Hossler Labor Day Classic hosted by Bethel University.


Men's Soccer

Cumberland vs Fisk deemed no contest

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's soccer was ready to go this afternoon, but Fisk did not have enough eligible players to field a team deeming the match a no contest.


Women's Soccer

Segura's Hat-Trick leads Phoenix in 6-0 win

LEBANON, Tenn.--Jennifer Segura netted a hat-trick in a big 6-0 win over in-state rival Tennessee Wesleyan at Lindsey Donnell Stadium at Kirk Field on Thursday afternoon.


Football

Football Season Preview

LEBANON, Tenn.--The Cumberland University football team is set to begin the 2021 campaign under fourth-year Head Coach Tim Mathis and staff this Saturday against Keiser University.


Women's Volleyball

Carey garners Attacker of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland’s Nicole Carey posted 33 kills in four matches at the Viking Invitational, helping the Phoenix to a 4-0 record and earning Mid-South Conference Women’s Volleyball Attacker of the Week honors, announced Monday by the league office.


Men's Soccer

Watson, Rulle named MSC Players of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland's Tyler Watson and Nicklas Rulle were recognized as Mid-South Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, for their performances in victories over Brewton Parker College and Marian University, announced by the league office.


Women's Soccer

Weather reschedules women's soccer against Tennessee Wesleyan

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Incoming weather forces women's soccer to push their home game against Tennessee Wesleyan back to Thursday, September 2.


Men's Soccer

Phoenix hold on for 2-1 win

LEBANON, Tenn.--After a two-hour weather delay, Cumberland held on for a 2-1 win over Marian in men's soccer action at Lindsey Donnell Stadium on Saturday afternoon.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland WVB dominates the Viking Invitational by sweeping Williams Baptist and Stephens College

MARSHALL, Mo.-- Cumberland Women's Volleyball puts on a very dominant showing at the Viking Invitational by sweeping all four matches in the tournament after winning 3-0 today against both Williams Baptist University and Stephens College. This weekend helps take the Phoenix to 6-2 on the year.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer match with Thomas Determined a No Contest

LEBANON, Tenn.-Cumberland women's soccer match was determined a no-contest after 54 minutes of play. The Phoenix held a 3-1 over Thomas University.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland WVB sweeps Benedictine and Missouri Valley to go 2-0 at Viking Invitational

MARSHALL, Mo.-- Cumberland Women's Volleyball earned a pair of 3-0 match victories on Friday at the Viking Invitational against Benedictine College and Missouri Valley College. The Phoenix have won four out of their first six matches of the year with 3-0 victories.


Women's Golf

Women's Golf starts season at 24th in NAIA Polls

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women’s golf starts the season ranked 24th in the NAIA Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Friday by the national office.


Men's Golf

Phoenix Golf Ranked 6th in Preseason NAIA Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s golf ranked sixth in the NAIA Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Friday by the national office. The Phoenix were picked as the favorite to win the Mid-South Conference regular-season championship in a poll of league coaches released earlier this week.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Season Preview

LEBANON, Tenn.--The 2021 Cumberland University women's soccer team looks to build off their sixth trip to the NAIA National Tournament through a seasoned group of players and talented newcomers.


Women's Golf

Cumberland WGOLF ranked fourth in MSC Preseason Coaches Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Cumberland women's golf ranks fourth in the Mid-South Conference Pre-Season Coaches Poll announced on Wednesday by conference officials.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf Favored to win Mid-South Conference

LEBANON, Tenn. - Phoenix men's golf is favored to win the conference title according to the Mid-South Conference Men's Golf Preseason Poll, released by the conference Wednesday.


Men's Soccer

Watson nets lone goal in 1-0 Season Opener

MT. VERNON, Ga.--Cumberland senior Tyler Watson provided the lone score in Cumberland’s 1-0 victory over Brewton Parker College in the season opener Tuesday afternoon.


Men's Soccer

Cumberland Men's Soccer Season Preview

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland University men's soccer program heads into the 2021 fall season with a roster chalked full of talented players and a challenging schedule ahead of them.


Men's Basketball

Coach Eric Evans promoted to full time assistant position

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland University men's basketball head coach Jeremy Lewis promotes Eric Evans into a full-time assistant position. Evans will be replacing former assistant Mark Brown.


Women's Volleyball

Phoenix split to go 2-2 at the Vette City Classic

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--Cumberland women's volleyball picked up their second sweep of the season in the first match and took one set from No. 16 Marian University falling to 2-2 at the Vette City Classic.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland sweeps season opener; drops a five-set thriller to Blue Mountain

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--Cumberland women's volleyball made quick work of Brescia sweeping the first game of the season and fought back to erase a 2-0 deficit against Blue Mountain before dropping the fifth set in day one action at the Vette City Classic.


Women's Cross Country

Cumberland Women's Cross Country selected fifth in the preseason poll

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Cumberland Women's Cross Country was selected fifth in the preseason poll after receiving 81 total votes, Mid-South Officials announced on Thursday.


Men's Cross Country

Phoenix Men's Cross Country selected Fourth in MSC Preseason Polls

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Cumberland men's cross country has been selected as preseason No. 4 in the Mid-South Conference Coaches' Poll, Mid-South officials released on Thursday.


Women's Soccer

Cumberland Women's Soccer Season Opener Postponed

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's soccer season opener has been postponed against Bryan University next Tuesday due to COVID-19.


Women's Volleyball

2021 Women's Volleyball Season Preview

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Women's Volleyball comes into the 2021 campaign with high expectations after finishing the 2021 Spring season with a conference record of 8-8 and an overall record of 11-18.


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

Hometown Ticketing Launches app for Buying Tickets

LEBANON, Tenn.- The official ticketing provider for Cumberland Athletics, Hometown Ticketing has launched the Hometown Fan App for our fans to purchase tickets to home events.


Esports

Chris Crenshaw Signs with Esports

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


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer starts 2021 season at No. 20 in NAIA Polls

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's soccer begins the 2021 campaign at No. 20 in the Preseason NAIA Top-25 Coaches' Polls, announced by the national office on Wednesday.


Women's Volleyball

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

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Cumberland women's volleyball was tabbed as seventh in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll, released by the Mid-South Conference on Friday.


Men's Soccer

MSC Preseason Coaches' Poll tabs Phoenix Men's Soccer Fifth

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Cumberland men's soccer tabbed as fifth in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches' Polls, conference officials announced on Friday.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer selected Fourth in MSC Preseason Polls

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Cumberland women's soccer has been selected to finish fourth in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll, conference officials announced on Friday.


General

Fall Student-Athletes partake in Leadership Day Activities

LEBANON, Tenn.-- All student-athletes participating in sports at Cumberland University during Fall 2021 returned to campus this week. Alongside their return, the students engaged in giving back to the community during the annual Leadership Day.


Baseball

Former Impact Player Ricky Coleman Battles Health Issues

LEBANON, Tenn.--Former Cumberland baseball All-American Ricky Coleman is suffering from kidney failure and is in need of help.


General

CU Welcomes Jimmy Wilson as Athletic Trainer

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland University Director of Athletic Training Kaitie Arnold announces the hiring of Jimmy Wilson as an assistant athletic trainer. Wilson will provide care for women's soccer, women's basketball, and men's and women's tennis.


Men's Golf

Four Phoenix Men's Golfers named to the GCAA NAIA 2020-21 Academic All-American Team

NORMAN, Okla.-- Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars for NAIA was announced Friday by the GCAA. Four members of the Cumberland Men's Golf team made the NAIA portion of the list including, Tomas Acotto, Reece Gaddes, Bryson Smith, and Adrian Steeger.


Football

Football selected Seventh In Bluegrass Division Preseason Polls

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football has been selected seventh in the 2021-22 Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division Football Preseason Coaches’ Poll, MSC officials have announced Friday.


General

Cumberland Earns Five-Star Champions of Character Silver Award

LEBANON, Tenn.--The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced on Wednesday its Five-Star Champions of Character Award winners for both institutions and conferences, and for the third year in a row, Cumberland University has been recognized as a Champions of Character Five-Star Institution Silver Award winner.


Esports

Dominic Rodriguez Signs with Esports

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


Women's Golf

Women's Golf earns Top-10 in WGCA NAIA All-Scholar Team GPA Award

LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland women's golf team earned a top-10 finish in the Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-Scholar Team GPA Award.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf named GCAA Academic National Champion

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's golf was named Golf Coaches' Association of Amercia (GCAA) Academic National Champion for posting the top grade-point average in the NAIA this past season, announced by the organization on Thursday.


Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball Earns Third Straight AVCA Team Academic Award

LEBANON, Tenn.– For the third consecutive year, Cumberland women's volleyball was recognized with the Team Academic Award by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) for the 2020-21 academic year, the organization announced Monday.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Men's and Women's Tennis Earn ITA Scholar Team Honors

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University men's and women's tennis earn ITA Scholar Team honors while 17 student-athletes earn ITA Scholar-Athlete awards, announced by the organization's office on Friday.


Football

Brad Higginson joins football coaching staff as linebackers coach

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University head coach Tim Mathis announces Brad Higginson joins the Cumberland football coaching staff as the linebackers coach.


General

Cumberland hires Austin Dillard as Director of Sports Performance

LEBANON, Tenn.—Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan has announced Austin Dillard as the new Director of Sports Performance.


Football

Lee added to the Defensive Staff as D-Line coach

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University head football coach Tim Mathis announces the addition of veteran coach Don Lee to the football staff.


Esports

Mid-South Conference announces the addition of Esports

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- The Mid-South Conference announced has added esports to its championship lineup beginning with the 2021-22 season, MSC Commissioner Eric Ward announced on Friday.


Esports

Collin Marshall Signs with Esports

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


General

Page hired as Athletic Trainer

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University Director of Athletic Training Katie Arnold announces the hiring of Alex Page as an assistant athletic trainer. Page will help care for the 600+ student-athletes across Cumberland's campus.


General

Farris promoted to Head Athletic Trainer

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University Director of Athletic Training has promoted Sara Farris to head athletic trainer after Andrew Hinds announced his resignation.


Baseball

Aaron Wilkerson earns pitching award

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - Former Cumberland University two-time All-American Aaron Wilkerson has been voted the Pitcher of the Week in the Triple-A West.


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

Juneteenth street festival smashes expectations

Market Street in downtown Lebanon was awash of laughter, conversation, and good smelling food on Saturday, marking Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in America.


Women's Cross Country

Britt signs with CU Women's Cross Country

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announces the addition of Hope Britt to the 2021-22 recruiting class.


Men's Cross Country

Wilson Central's Harzbecker signs with Cross Country

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Jacob Harzbecker to scholarship papers for the 2021-22 academic year.


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis earns ITA Community Service Award

LEBANON, Tenn.--The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced its regional award winners on Wednesday with Cumberland University Men's Tennis winning the NAIA East Regional Community Service Award


General

Cumberland student-athletes combine for a 3.10 GPA

LEBANON, Tenn. – It was another successful year for Cumberland University student-athletes in the classroom as the Phoenix combined to post a 3.10 cumulative grade-point average for the 2021 spring semester.


Wrestling

Smith returns to CU as Assistant Coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestling coach James Hicks announced the hiring of former Cumberland University standout Tyler Smith as the full-time assistant coach.


Women's Volleyball

Pringle promoted to Women's Volleyball Assistant

LEBANON, Tenn.- After spending the previous season as the Phoenix women's volleyball graduate assistant, Macie Pringle has been promoted to assistant coach, announced by head coach Hannah Vadakin.


Baseball, General

Cumberland Announces Event in Cincinnati to Honor Coach Woody Hunt

Cumberland University announces that newly retired baseball coach Woody Hunt will throw out the first pitch at the Cincinnati Reds game on Tuesday, June 29. Cumberland is planning a pre-game reception in Cincinnati, Ohio for alumni, faculty, staff, community members and friends of the university.


Softball

Woodring named Assistant Softball Coach

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland head softball coach Stephanie Theall announces the hiring of former All-Conference outfielder Taylor Woodring as a full-time assistant softball coach.


Esports

Ian Donahue Signs with Esports

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


Esports

Nathaniel Nelson Signs with Esports

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