Cumberland finishes fourth in MSC President's Cup standings
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University finished fourth among eight schools in the Mid-South Conference President’s Cup standings, conference officials announced recently, the highest finish for the Phoenix since a second-place showing in 2012-13.
146 student-athletes, athletic trainers named to Spring 2018 Dean's List
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released a list of students who qualified for the Dean’s List for the Spring 2018 semester, with 146 student-athletes and athletic trainers achieving a 3.50 grade-point-average and above on all classes attempted for the semester.
135 athletic personnel, student-athletes set for graduation Saturday
LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and thirty-five current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 176th Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall. It marks the sixth straight year of more than 100 graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.
Alberta native Petrova inks with CU cross country
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of Calgary, Alberta, native Sasha Petrova to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.
500K Athletics Investment Campaign reaches halfway mark
LEBANON, Tenn. – With 50 days remaining before the May 23 deadline, Cumberland University sits a little over halfway to its goal in the 500K Athletics Investment Campaign launched almost two months ago by the University.
Illinois native Gawthorp signs with CU cross country
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cross country coach Jim Seckel announced the signing of St. Joseph, Ill., native Abby Gawthorp to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.
Postell, Blankenship named NAIA Scholar-Athletes
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Taylor Blankenship and Michaela Postell were named 2017 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced recently by the national office.
Blankenship tops among Mid-South qualifiers at national meet
LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Taylor Blankenship completed the 5K course in 19:40 on Saturday at the NAIA Women’s Cross Country Championships at Fort Vancouver National Park in Vancouver, Wash.
NAIA releases cross country championships qualifiers
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Taylor Blankenship received official word late Monday, receiving official word of her place as an individual in the 38th Annual NAIA Cross Country Championships set for Saturday, November 18 in Vancouver, Wash.
Blankenship places 10th, qualifies for NAIA Championships
LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Taylor Blankenship placed 10th, Claudia Tepox finished 12th and sophomore Amber Mays was 13th for Cumberland women’s cross country on Saturday at the Mid-South Conference Championships at Phil Moore Park in Bowling Green, Ky.
Four cross country runners earn Academic All-MSC honors
LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland cross country runners – juniors Taylor Blankenship and Chris Swann as well as sophomores Michaela Postell and Jerry Rojas – were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference by the league office on Friday in advance of the league championships this weekend.
Blankenship, Barlow leads harriers at St. Louis Classic
LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Joel Barlow finished fifth and juniors Taylor Blankenship and Claudia Tepox both placed in the Top 15, leading the Cumberland cross country teams on Saturday at the St. Louis Fall Classic in St. Louis, Mo.
Mays finishes 14th, Barlow 28th at Fast Cats Classic
LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Amber Mays finished 14th and freshman Joel Barlow placed 20th, leading the Cumberland cross country teams at the Fast Cats Classic on Saturday in Owensboro, Ky.
Barlow places 26th, Mays 35th for CU cross country
LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Joel Barlow placed 26th and sophomore Amber Mays finished 35th, leading the Cumberland cross country teams on Saturday at the Greater Louisville Classic at Tom Sawyer Park in Louisville, Ky.
Barlow, Rojas pace harriers at Rhodes Invite
LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Joel Barlow and sophomore Jerry Rojas both finished in the Top 30 and junior Claudia Tepox paced the women for Cumberland cross country Saturday at the Rhodes College Invitational in Memphis, Tenn.
Men finish first, women second at Freed Speed Open
LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Joel Barlow and sophomore Jerry Rojas placed second and third, respectively, helping the Cumberland men to first place as a team, and sophomore Amber Mays finished fourth for the women at the Freed Speed Open on Saturday in Henderson, Tenn.
Barlow, Tepox lead cross country in opening meet
LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Joel Barlow finished eighth for the men and junior Claudia Tepox paced the women with a 26th-place showing, leading the Cumberland cross country teams late Saturday night at the BROOKS Memphis Twilight Classic in Memphis, Tenn.
Women picked third, men fourth in MSC Preseason Poll
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s cross country was picked third and the men were selected fourth in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll released this week by the league office.
Ten squads earn NAIA Scholar Team accolades
LEBANON, Tenn. – The NAIA honored 10 Cumberland athletic squads this week as NAIA Scholar Teams for the 2016-17 academic year. Teams must obtain a 3.00 cumulative grade-point-average or higher for all eligible varsity student-athletes during the past academic year to garner the award.