Cumberland Athletics in Third Place in the MSC President's Cup Standings

LEBANON, Tenn.. – Cumberland Athletics sits in third place in the Mid-South Conference President’s Cup standings after the fall season, conference officials announced on Friday.


McMillan tabbed as Head Cross Country Coach

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan tabs Josh McMillan as the head cross country coach for the Phoenix.


Seckel retires as Head Cross Country Coach

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland head men's and women's cross country coach steps down as the cross country coach after nine seasons.


Bowers earns First Ever XC All-American at the National Championships

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.--Cumberland's Jason Bowers adds All-America to his stack of honors in his incredible freshman campaign after an 11th place finish at the NAIA National Championships. Denis Kipligat crossed in 88th for his best performaces at the meet.


Bowers named USTFCCCA South Region Athlete of the Year

LEBANON, Tenn.--The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association announced their 2022 Cross Country Athletes of the Year on Friday. Freshman, Jason Bowers was named the South Region's Men Athlete of the Year after his spectacular freshman season.


Bowers and Kipligat qualify for NAIA National Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. -Jason Bowers and Denis Kipligat each were announced as qualifiers in the field at the 67th Annual NAIA Men’s Cross Country National Championship that will be held on November 18 in Tallahassee, Fla.


Phoenix XC posts Highest Finish at MSC Championships; Bowers named Runner of the Year

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--The Phoenix take third place at the Mid-South Conference Championships as Jason Bowers wins the race to earn Mid-South Conference Runner of the Year and Freshman of the Year honors. Assistant Coach Judy Seckel was also awarded the Assistant Coach of the Year award.


Tanui named to Champions of Character Team

LEBANON, Tenn.-- The 2022 Mid-South Conference Men's Cross Country Champions of Character team has been released with Walter Tanui earning a spot on the team, conference officials announced on Thursday.


Harzbecker, Freeman, and Rhoden earn Academic All-Conference Nods

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jacob Harzbecker, Luke Freeman, and Ethan Rhoden each earn Mid-South Conferece Me's Cross Country Academic All-Conference nods, conference officials announced on Thursday.


Bowers Picks up Fourth NAIA Runner of the Week Recognition

Lebanon, Tenn.-- Jason Bowers is named the NAIA Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week for the fourth time this season, announced by NAIA officials this morning.


Bowers Earns Fifth MSC Runner of the Week Award

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Jason Bowers is selected as the Mid-South Conference Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week for the fifth time this season, announced by conference officials this afternoon.


Bowers continues to dazzle setting the course record at NAIA Great Lakes Challenge

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.--Freshman Jason Bowers continues to stack up accomplishments and medals in his first season winning the NAIA Great Lakes Challenge and setting a new course record.


Bowers repeats as MSC Runner of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.-- For the fourth time this season, Jason Bowers has been selected as the Mid-South Conference Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week, league officials announced Monday.


Bowers wins again; Kipligat takes Third at Brescia Invitational

OWENSBORO, Ky.-Jason Bowers and Denis Kipligat place Top 3 to lead the Phoenix to a fifth place finish at the Brescia Invitational.


Cumberland Men's Cross Country Receives Votes in the NAIA Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn.--For the first time in four years, Cumberland men's cross country enters the NAIA Top 25 in the receiving votes category, released by the National association on Thursday.


Bowers named NAIA Runner of the Week for the Third Time

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Jason Bowers has been selected as the NAIA Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week for the third time, NAIA officials announced Monday.


Bowers Garners Third MSC Runner of the Week Award

Lebanon, Tenn.-- Jason Bowers garners third MSC Cross Country Runner of the Week honors, as announced by conference officials this afternoon.


Bowers dominates field taking first place at Louisville Cross Country Classic

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--Freshman Jason Bowers continues to shine winning the 'Live in Lou' Louisville Cross Country Classic put on by the Louisville Sports Commission on Saturday morning.


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.


Bowers named NAIA Runner of the Week for the Second Time

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Jason Bowers has been selected as the NAIA Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week for the second time, NAIA officials announced Monday.


Bowers earns MSC Runner of the Week for the Second Time

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Jason Bowers has been selected as the Mid-South Conference Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week for the second time, conference officials announces Monday.


Bowers shatters 8k school record at the North Alabama Showcase

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.-- Freshman Jason Bowers sets a new 8k school record with his seventh-place finish at the North Alabama Showcase.


Bowers earns NAIA National Runner of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Jason Bowers continues to add accolades after just his first race with Cumberland, earning NAIA Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week, the national office releases Wednesday.


Bowers named MSC Men's XC Runner of the Week

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


Bowers takes first place at the Redhawks XC Invitational

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.-- Freshman Jason Bowers takes home first place at the Redhawks XC Invitational in his first career race.


Kipligat, Freeman, and Bowers named to MSC Men's XC Watch List

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Denis Kipligat, Luke Freeman, and newcomer Jason Bowers have each been named to the 2022 Men's Cross Country Watch List, conference officials stated Friday.


Cross Country Releases 2022 Schedule

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland men's and women's cross country releases the 2022 meet schedule featuring five regular season meets.