CU accepting nominations for 2017 Hall of Fame class

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University Athletic Department is accepting nominations for the Class of 2017 Sports Hall of Fame until Monday, April 3. Nominations must be made in writing and include full justification for the nomination, including statistics, honors, awards and any other pertinent information about the nominee. The 2017 Hall of Fame dinner is set for Friday, October 6, at 6 p.m. in Baird Chapel.


133 named to Fall 2016 Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released the Dean’s List for Fall 2016 last week with 133 student-athletes and athletic training majors recognized. The honor is reserved for undergraduate students who achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the spring semester.


CU Dance Team offering clinic Nov. 5

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland dance team will hold a one-day clinic for ages 5-14 on Saturday, November 5, from 9-11 a.m. at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Fall student-athletes take part in Leadership Training, community service

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University fall athletic teams participated in Leadership Training on Wednesday that included lectures from University staff, CU Character Coach Jim Mike Ward and Tony Johnson, Vice President with Learfield Licensing, along with sessions on social media training and nutrition as well as eligibility.


127 named to 2016 Spring Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and twenty-seven Cumberland student-athletes, department personnel and athletic training majors were named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2016 semester, as released this week by the University.


Cheer camp set for June 23-24

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will host a cheerleading camp for ages 5 and up on June 23-24 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center on the CU campus. Camp is limited to the first 80 participants who register at www.CumberlandCamps.com.


116 current, former student-athletes graduating Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and sixteen current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 174th Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall. It marks the fourth straight year of more than 100 graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.


Cheer-Dance tryouts set for April 22-23

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tryouts for the 2016-17 Cumberland University cheerleading and dance squads will be held April 22-23 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center on the CU campus. A clinic will take place on Friday, April 22 from 4-8 p.m. and tryouts will be held Saturday, April 23 from 9-11 a.m.


Four cheerleaders earn All-MSC honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Morgan Beasley and Alyssa Freeman were both voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference and Kendall Roberts and Sydnee Steverson were named Second Team All-MSC, as selected by the coaches and released Wednesday during the conference awards banquet in Frankfort, Ky.