Tereva Moore begins her fourth season at Cumberland and her third as a full-time assistant after a four-year playing career at Belmont University in Nashville.
Moore handles travel and equipment and works with the post players at Cumberland as well as overseeing academic progress and class attendance for all Bulldog players. She was a graduate assistant with the program in 2011-12 before moving into the full-time assistant role the following season.
CU has compiled a 58-33 mark during her three seasons with the program, including a school-record 33-3 record, a trip to the NAIA Fab Four and a No. 4 national ranking in the final poll in 2012-13. The Phoenix won the Mid-South Conference regular season and tournament titles and reached the NAIA Fab Four for just the second time in program annals. CU made its fifth appearance in the NAIA National Tournament and first since 2007 when the club reached the championship game.
Cumberland was ranked in the Top 10 nationally from the first regular season poll of the year in December until the postseason, reaching as high as No. 5 in the country, then the highest ranking ever for the program. The Phoenix won their first regular season and conference tournament titles since 1998-99, also in the Mid-South Conference, and set the school record for victories, surpassing the previous mark of 27 held by the 1998-99 and 2006-07 squads.
Jessica Pace earned First Team All-Mid-South Conference accolades and TaCouya Allen, Briannica Tye and London Elie each garnered Second Team All-MSC honors. Pace also received Honorable Mention All-America honors from the WBCA and Second Team All-America accolades from the NAIA.
Casie Cowan earned Honorable Mention All-America and First Team All-TranSouth Conference honors during Moore's first season on the staff while Simone Ryan and Courtney Atkinson both garnered Second Team accolades. In 2013-14 Cowan and Allen were both named Second Team All-Mid-South.
Moore was an Academic All-Atlantic Sun honoree and Dean's List member for two semesters while at Belmont. She was a member of the Bruins 2007 Atlantic Sun Conference regular season and conference tournament championship teams and played in the 2007 NCAA Tournament against Georgia.
She played in 95 contests during her Belmont career, starting 66, averaging 5.6 points and 4.6 rebounds, and received the 2011 A.D. Hancock-Walter Nipper Sportsmanship Award for basketball.
Moore graduated from Hillcrest High School in Memphis, Tenn., winning the TSSAA state championship as a senior. Hillcrest won city, district, region and sub-state crowns along the way that season, with Moore earning Region MVP and All-State Tournament accolades.
She attended Radford High School in Honolulu, Hawaii, for three years, garnering First Team OIA All-State honors as a sophomore and junior and Second Team All-State accolades as a freshman. She was named the team's Most Outstanding Player and MVP as a sophomore and junior as well.
Moore graduated from Belmont with her bachelor's in Physical Education and Health in May 2011 and earned her master's in Education at Cumberland in May 2013.
Moore's Coaching Career
|2013-14||Assistant Coach||Cumberland Univ.||10-16|
|2012-13||Assistant Coach||Cumberland Univ.||33-3||NAIA Fab Four|
|2011-12||Assistant Coach||Cumberland Univ.||15-14|