Cumberland Coaches' Show - Wrestling Season Recap

LEBANON, Tenn.--This episode of the coaches show is a recap of the 2022-23 Cumberland Wrestling Season with head coach James Hicks.

Smith finishes Third and Shires took Fifth at NAIA National Championship

WICHITA, Kan.--Cole Smith placed third and Sammy Shires took fifth place during the All-American Rounds of the final day of the NAIA National Championship at Hartman Arena.

Shires and Smith secure All-American status on Day One of National Championship

WICHITA, Kan.--Cumberland Wrestling ends day one of the NAIA National Championships with two guaranteed All-Americans. Sammy Shires shined and Cole Smith earned his third All-American honors joining a short list of Cumberland Wrestlers to accomplish the feat. The Phoenix are currently in 16th place after day one.

Cumberland Wrestling NAIA National Championship Preview

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Wrestling kicks off their weekend at the National Championships on Friday, Mar. 3, at 9 a.m., with the Championship matches in each weight class taking place on Saturday, Mar. 4 on ESPN 3 at 7 p.m.

NAIA announces list of National Qualifiers with Eight Phoenix

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – (Qualifiers by Weight Class | Qualifiers by School | Qualifiers by Conference) The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has officially announced the qualifiers for the 2023 NAIA Wrestling National Championships hosted at Hartman Arena in Park City, Kan. The 66th annual event features four sessions and starts on March 3rd before ending on ESPN3 during the Championship bouts on Saturday, March 4th.

Wrestling Claims Four Individual Champions; Finish Second as a Team at MSC Championship

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--Cumberland University wrestling had a strong showing at the Mid-South Conference Championships today finishing in second as a team with 137.0 points with a program-record four individual champions: Sammy Shires, Eli Clemmons, Cole Smith, and Ryan Long. Following the tournament, Shires was named the Mid-South Conference Freshman of the Year. James Hicks was named the Head Coach of the Year and Tyler Smith was named the Assistant Coach of the Year.

Cumberland Wrestling Stays put at No. 15

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Wrestling stays put at No. 15 in the final edition of the NAIA Top 20 Coaches' Poll, announced by the national office on Wednesday.

Wrestling Wraps Up Regular Season with Annual Cumberland Open

LEBANON, Tenn.—Cumberland wrestling had a big showing at the annual Cumberland Open featuring wrestlers from all levels across the country.

Phoenix Wrestling Splits Regular Season Championship Dual

Lebanon, Tenn.-- Cumberland splits the regular season championship with a win over Thomas More and a heartbreaking drop to Lindsey Wilson. It came down to the last second of the final match, but Lindsey Wilson was ultimately able to claim the regular season champion title.