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Konkel Named to 2022 NAIA AVCA All-Region Team

Lebanon, Tenn.-- Cumberland volleyball’s Hazel Konkel has been named to the 2022 NAIA AVCA All-Region team, announced by the NAIA selection committee on Friday.


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WVB Drops Opening Round to Park in Three

Parkville, Mo.-- Women’s volleyball ends their season at the NAIA National Tournament opening round in a 3-0 loss to Park University.


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NAIA Women's Volleyball Opening Round Preview

Lebanon, Tenn.-- Cumberland women’s volleyball gears up for their first NAIA National Tournament appearance in program history set for 1:00 pm Saturday afternoon against Park University.


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Phoenix draw Park University for NAIA Opening Round

LEBANON, Tenn.-Cumberland Women’s Volleyball is headed to Park University for the Opening Round of the NAIA National Championships, announced by the league office on Monday.


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Women's Volleyball Sweeps Conference Championship

Bowling Green, Ky.-- Cumberland women’s volleyball makes program history with a three set sweep over No.1 seed Campbellsville University for the Mid-South Conference Champions title.


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WVB Defeats Bethel, Moves onto MSC Championship

Bowling Green, Ky.-- Cumberland makes program history with a 3-2 win over No.6 seed Bethel University to move onto the Mid-South Conference Championship.


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WVB Handles Shawnee, Advances to the Semifinals

Bowling Green, Ky.-- Cumberland takes down Shawnee State in four sets to advance to the Mid-South Conference Semifinals.


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Konkel named Freshman of the Year; Five Phoenix earn All-Conference nods

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland’s Hazel Konkel was named the Mid-South Conference Women’s Volleyball Freshman of the Year. Five Phoenix were named All-Conference as Konkel and Harlee Kate Reid each earned First Team while Luciana Arena, Nicole Bott, and Isabella Curcio each were Second Team selections.


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

LEBANON, Tenn. – Harlee Kate Reid has been named to the Mid-South Conference Women's Volleyball Champions of Character team, conference officials released on Tuesday.


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19 Women's Volleyball Student-Athletes earn Academic All MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. -19 women's volleyball student-athletes earn Academic All MSC honors, the most in the league, conference officials announced on Tuesday.


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Cumberland Volleyball earns 2-seed in the Mid-South Conference Tournament

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Cumberland Women's Volleyball earns the No. 2 seed in the 2022 Mid-South Conference Women's Volleyball Tournament, conference officials announced on Sunday with the release of the tournament bracket.


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WVB Sweeps the Saints on Senior Day

Lebanon, Tenn.-- Women’s volleyball earns a huge senior day sweep over Thomas More to close out the regular-season.


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Women's Volleyball completes the 3-0 sweep over UT Southern

PULASKI, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's volleyball picked up the 3-0 road sweep over Tennessee Southern for their fourth straight win.


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Cumberland Picks up a 3-0 Road Victory Against Fisk

Lebanon, Tenn.-- Cumberland women's volleyball picks up a 3-0 sweep victory over Fisk University on the road.


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WVB Takes Down Campbellsville in Five

Campbellsville, Ky.-- Cumberland takes down first place conference holders Campbellsville University in an exciting five set match.


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Cumberland WVB tops Lindsey Wilson on the Road

Columbia, Ky.-- Cumberland earns a huge five set victory to take down Lindsey Wilson College for the second time this season.


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Konkel Named MSC Defender of the Week

Lebanon, Tenn.-- Freshman middle hitter Hazel Konkel garners Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week recognition.


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Women's Volleyball Splits day two of Spartan Invite

St. Louis, Mo.-- Women’s volleyball splits day two of the Spartan Invite with a win over St. Ambrose University and a loss to No. 4 Missouri Baptist University.


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Women's Volleyball Drops to Trinity International in Four Sets

St. Louis, Mo.-- Women’s volleyball drops in four set battle against Trinity International University at the Spartan Invite.


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Women's Volleyball Sweeps Bethel at Home

Lebanon, Tenn– Cumberland women’s volleyball earns their seventh 3-0 conference sweep of the season with a redemption win over Bethel University.


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Phoenix Handle Lions at Home in 3-0 Victory

Lebanon, Tenn.– Cumberland handles Freed-Hardeman at home with a 3-0 sweep on faculty appreciation night.


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Phoenix Sweep Pikeville in Three Sets

Pikeville, Ky.-- Cumberland earns their fifth conference sweep in a 3-0 win over the University of Pikeville.


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Cumberland Falls in Five to the Patriots

Lebanon, Tenn.-- The Phoenix (12-5, 5-3) drop a tough five set road battle to the University of the Cumberlands.


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Cumberland Earns Dominant Victory over Shawnee State

Lebanon, Tenn.--The Phoenix posts a dominant 3-0 sweep over the Shawnee State Bears, their second conference sweep in a row.


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Curcio has 14 kills as Phoenix Sweep Georgetown

Lebanon, Tenn.-- The Phoenix pick up their fourth conference win with a three set sweep over Georgetown College.


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Rise Above Speaker Series - Tim Tebow

Director of Athletics Ron Pavan sits down with WSMV sports anchor Chris Harris to talk about the Rise Above Series Speaker, Tim Tebow.


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Bethel edges Cumberland in Five Sets on the Road

MCKENZIE, Tenn.--Cumberland women’s volleyball picked up the first two sets, but Bethel took the next three for the reverse sweep over the Phoenix in Crisp Arena.


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Cumberland Handles Freed 3-0 on the Road

Lebanon, Tenn-- RV Cumberland takes down Freed-Hardeman 3-0, earning them their third conference win of the season. The Phoenix were heavily reliant on their middle hitters Hazel Konkel and Luciana Arena, who scored 10 and 9 kills a piece.


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The Phoenix Sweep the Firehawks 3-0

Lebanon, Tenn.-- The Phoenix sweep Tennessee Southern in three sets to bring home their second conference win of the season. Leading the way was Harlee Kate Reid and Lauren Galvan each with 12 kills. Reid registered a double-double, recording a team-high of 14 digs.


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Volleyball receives votes in NAIA Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn.--For the first time since the 1997 season, the Cumberland women's volleyball team has entered the receiving votes category of the NAIA Top 25 polls, released by the national office on Wednesday.


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Cumberland Falls to Campbellsville in Five sets

Lebanon, Tenn– Cumberland loses five set battle against Campbellsville University, giving them an even conference record of 1-1.


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Women's Volleyball Takes Down Lindsey Wilson

Lebanon, Tenn-- Cumberland takes down RV Lindsey Wilson College in a four set battle. The Phoenix had three attackers post double digit kills with Harlee Kate Reid recording a season high of 16, followed by Izzy Curcio and Lauren Galvan each with 11.


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Phoenix Finish the Weekend Undefeated

Lebanon, Tenn.--Cumberland Women's Volleyball finishes the weekend undefeated after taking down Trinity Christian and IU-Kokomo on day two of the Liz Hozzler Labor Day Classic.


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Phoenix sweep Bethel and Grace to start Liz Hozzler Labor Day Classic

MISHAWAKA, Ind.--Cumberland women’s volleyball started the Liz Hozzler Labor Day Classic with two big wins over Grace College and the host RV Bethel University.


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Phoenix fall in four at Bryan

LEBANON, Tenn.--In their first true road test, Cumberland could not overcome errors and fall on the road in four sets to Bryan.


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Shea Moore Earns MSC Defender of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland's Shea Moore was voted Mid-South Conference Defender of the Week after helping the Phoenix to a 3-1 weekend at the Chick-Fil-A Classic.


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Phoenix Split Second Day of Chick-Fil-A Classic

West Palm Beach, Fla.--Cumberland Women's Volleyball splits the day in their final matches at the Chick-Fil-A Classic Tournament.


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Phoenix sweep Morningside and Southeastern on Day One of the Chick-Fil-A Classic

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.--Cumberland women's volleyball opens the season with two sweeps over Morningside and Southeastern on the first day of the Chick-Fil-A Classic.


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Curcio, Reed, and Konkel named to the MSC Volleyball Watch List

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - The 2022 Women’s Volleyball Watch List has been released, conference officials announced on Thursday.


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2022 Women's Volleyball Season Preview

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland Women's Volleyball enters the 2022 campaign following a successful season. The team finished with an impressive 29-10 overall record and 11-5 conference record, making it the most successful season since 1997. The Phoenix earned themselves a spot in the NAIA Top-10 in 9 different categories, including first in service aces and fifth in assists.


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Cumberland Women’s Volleyball Announces new Assistant Coach

LEBANON, Tenn.--Head coach Hannah Vadakin welcomes Samantha Young, a Kentucky native, into the Phoenix volleyball program.


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Fall Student-Athletes partake in Leadership Day Activities

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Student-athletes participating in sports at Cumberland University during Fall 2022 returned to campus this week. Alongside their return, the students engaged in giving back to the community during the annual Leadership Day held on Friday.


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Women's Volleyball earns Fourth Straight USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award

LEBANON, Tenn.– For the fourth 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.


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2022 Women's Volleyball Schedule Release

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland women's volleyball head coach Hannah Vadakin announces the release of the 2022 schedule featuring nine home matches and 29 total matches on the season.