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.


Athletics changes for the Weekend

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland athletics announces several changes to the upcoming athletics schedule.


Cumberland drops back two spots to No. 8 on newest NAIA Coaches Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.--Phoenix wrestling has dropped two spots to No. 8 in the latest NAIA Coaches' Top 20 Poll as announced today by the national office.


Phoenix Wrestling falls to #2 Life and rolls over RV Brewton-Parker in dual match

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Sixth-ranked Cumberland wrestling fell to #2 Life University 39-8 but recovered in a 47-6 match victory over RV Brewton-Parker College.


Wrestling postpones matches this week

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland wrestling matches between No. 2 Life University, Allen University, and Brewton Parker have been postponed due to COVID-19 protocols, Cumberland officials announced Monday morning.


Cumberland Wrestling maintains No. 6 rank in the NAIA Coaches' Top 20 Poll

Cumberland moved to 8-4 after falling to the new No. 11, the University of the Cumberlands on Wednesday, 19-15.


No. 6 Cumberland falls to No. 13 Cumberlands, 25-14

LEBANON, Tenn.--No. 13 University of the Cumberlands wrestling upset the sixth-ranked Phoenix 25-14 in wrestling action in Williamsburg, Ky. the Phoenix now fall to 8-4 on the year and 2-4 against ranked opponents.


Phoenix Finish the Day Undefeated in the Bobcat Duals

Miami Gardens, Fla.- #6 Cumberland was able to go 2-0 on the day, as the Phoenix were able to defeat Keiser University 46-6, and St. Thomas University, 41-14.


Phoenix placed 5th in the Central Baptist Invitational

Conway, Ark.- The Phoenix traveled to Conway Arkansas to compete in the Central Baptist Invitational where they placed 5th out of eight by recording 24 team points.


Phoenix Wrestling moves to No. 6 in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.--Phoenix wrestling has moved up one spot in the latest NAIA Coaches' Top 20 Poll to No. 6 as announced today by the national office.


Cumberland Downs No. 7 Southeastern in Top-10 action

LEBANON, Tenn.--Carter Cox and Patrick Depiazza each posted decisions in the final two matches, and Cole Smith recorded a major decision to help No. 7 Cumberland to a 19-15 victory over seventh-ranked Southeastern in wrestling action Wednesday afternoon at the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Wrestling set for Seventh-Ranked Showdown

LEBANON, Tenn.--Phoenix wrestling is set to take on seventh-ranked Southeastern in a big Mid-South Conference dual Wednesday afternoon inside the friendly confines of the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.


Smith tabbed MSC Wrestler of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Cole Smith was voted Mid-South Conference Wrestler of the Week after posting four dual victories at the Missouri Valley Winter Clash Duals, as announced by the league office Monday.


Phoenix Wrestling moves up to No. 7 in latest NAIA Polls

LEBANON, Tenn.--Phoenix wrestling has moved up three spots in the latest NAIA Coaches' Top 20 Poll to No. 7 as announced today by the national office.


Spring Semester Fan Attendance Policy

LEBANON, Tenn.—Cumberland University Athletics announces an updated fan attendance policy for the spring semester.


No. 10 Wrestling goes 2-2 at Missouri Valley Winter Clash Duals

MARSHALL, Mo.--The Phoenix wrestled well at the Missouri Valley Winter Duals on Tuesday, going 2-2 against some of the toughest competition at the NAIA level. Included in the wins, No. 10 Cumberland defeated two teams receiving votes in the NAIA Preseason Top 20 Coaches' Poll, Texas Wesleyan and Missouri Baptist.


No. 10 Cumberland Wrestling wins big in Duals

LEBANON, Tenn.--The Phoenix recorded a 54-0 win against Central Baptist College and tallied a 44-11 victory over Mid-South Conference foe Midway University.


190 Student-Athletes named to Fall 2020 Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released a list of students who qualified for the Dean’s List for the Fall 2020 semester, with 190 Student-Athletes achieving a 3.50 grade-point-average and above on all classes attempted for the semester.


No. 10 Cumberland splits against Top-10 teams in the season opener

COLUMBIA, Ky.--Phoenix wrestling took on two NAIA powerhouses splitting the contests against No. 4 Lindsey Wilson and No. 9 Marian University in the opening dual of the 2020-21 season.



Cumberland Wrestling Ranked 10th in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 10th in the NAIA Wrestling Preseason Coaches’ Top 20 Poll and six individuals are ranked in their respective weight classes, including Carter Cox, Keshawn Laws, Anthony Maia, John Olivieri, River Henry and, Patrick DePiazza as announced today by the national office.


Wrestling Picked Third in MSC South Division

LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland wrestling was picked third in the South Division of the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll released today by conference officials.