Wrestling announces 2021-22 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestling coach James Hicks announces the team’s 2021-22 schedule, which includes three home duals as well as the annual Cumberland Open at the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


NAIA announces 2020-21 NAIA Scholar-Team and Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. -- 74 Cumberland University student-athletes were named 2020-21 NAIA Scholar-Athletes and 12 Phoenix teams earned NAIA Scholar-Team distinctions, NAIA officials announced on Wednesday as part of the NAIA National Awards Day.


Smith returns to CU as Assistant Coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestling coach James Hicks announced the hiring of former Cumberland University standout Tyler Smith as the full-time assistant coach.


Walker finishes as 133 National Runner-Up

WICHITA, Kan.--Esco Walker drops the national title bout to Indiana Tech's Conner Gimson.


Walker advances to National Title Bout at 7:00 p.m.

WICHITA, Kan.--133-pounder Esco Walker advances to the national championship tonight at 7:00 p.m.


Wrestling sets Program Record in Day One of the National Championships

WICHITA, Kan.--Day one of the NAIA National Championships saw eight Phoenix wrestlers hit the mat with only two left for a chance to win a national title, Esco Walker and Patrick Depiazza. Cumberland after Day One has five wrestlers that have achieved All-American status with a chance to make more noise in the tournament.


Eight Phoenix wrestlers advance to the NAIA National Championship

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-- Eight Cumberland wrestlers are advancing to the 64th Annual NAIA National Championship in Park City, Kan. to compete as individuals.


Wrestling Claims Three Individual Champions; Finish Second as a Team At MSC Tourney

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--Cumberland University wrestling had a strong showing at the Mid-South Conference tournament today finishing with 137.0 points for second place. Carter Cox, Cole Smith, and Esco Walker each claimed championships in their individual weight class.


Five Cumberland Wrestlers named Academic All-Conference

LEBANON, Tenn.--Five Cumberland University wrestlers were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference, released by conference officials Thursday.