Barton added as O-Line coach to football staff

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


Cumberland University announces Fall 2021 Football Schedule

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


Sheppard named NAIA All-American Honorable Mention

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


Four Phoenix football players garner All-Conference accolades

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


Cumberland wins season finale 14-9 against Campbellsville

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


Sheppard earns MSC Offensive Player of the Week

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


Phoenix hold on to defeat the Wildcats, 41-38

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


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

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


Leddon Earns Defensive Player of the Week Honors

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


No. 4 Lindsey Wilson pulls away in the Second Half

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


Cumberland Athletics announces schedule changes

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


Sloppy game ends in Phoenix 19-7 loss

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


Patriots rout Phoenix on the road

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


Athletics changes for the Weekend

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


Football alters game at the Cumberlands

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


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

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


2021 Football Season Preview

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


Football selected Seventh in the Bluegrass Division Preseason Polls

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


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

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


Spring Semester Fan Attendance Policy

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


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

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


Football releases Spring 2021 Game Times

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


Mid-South Conference announces Spring Football Schedule

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


Hunt's plaque destroyed in tornado replaced by football foundation

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


NAIA Announces Fall Championship Dates

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


Mid-South Conference announces decision on fall sports

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


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

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


NAIA Postpones Most Fall 2020 Championships to Spring 2021

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


Cumberland Athletics announces partnership with Hometown Ticketing

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


Football releases 2020 Game Times

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