Women's Tennis

Women's tennis falls 7-2 to No. 11 Westmont

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ksenija Dmitrovic posted a three-set singles victory and Kylie Humphrey and Stefanie Navaratnam collected a doubles win for 20th-ranked Cumberland, but 11th-ranked Westmont College registered five singles decisions in straight sets en route to a 7-2 triumph over the Phoenix in the first round of the 39th Annual NAIA Women’s Tennis Championships on Tuesday in Mobile, Ala.


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Phoenix finish fourth in MSC President's Cup standings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland finished fourth among the eighth institutions in the Mid-South Conference President’s Cup standings for the 2018-19 academic year, as announced recently by the league office.


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130 athletic personnel, student-athletes set for graduation Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and thirty current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 177th Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall. It marks the seventh straight year of more than 100 graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix women set to face Westmont in NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis received an at-large berth into the 39th Annual NAIA Championships and will face Westmont College in the first round on Tuesday, May 14, as announced Tuesday by the national office.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis moves up to No. 20 in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis moved up one spot to No. 20 in the latest NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office.


Women's Tennis

Morristown native transferring to Cumberland

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s tennis coach Karen Martinez announced the signing of Morristown, Tenn., native Anna Kopituk to scholarship papers this week for the 2019-20 academic year.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix women fall 5-4 in five-hour semifinal match

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won a pair of doubles outings and two singles victories but 14th-ranked Lindsey Wilson posted a pair of three-set singles wins in the final two matches on the court, outlasting the 21st-ranked Phoenix, 5-4, in a five-hour marathon Friday in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Tennis Championships in Owensboro, Ky.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis advances to semifinals with 5-1 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland posted two doubles wins and Jessica Hernandez, Ksenija Dmitrovic and Stefanie Navaratnam collected singles victories, as the 21st-ranked Phoenix defeated No. 25 Campbellsville University, 5-1, in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Women’s Tennis Championships on Thursday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Tennis

Garijo Garrido voted Mid-South Player of the Year

LEBANON, Tenn.– Junior Ainhoa Garijo Garrido earned Player of the Year accolades while freshman Jessica Hernandez and sophomore Marianela Landi garnered First Team All-Mid-South Conference honors, as announced Wednesday night in Bowling Green, Ky., during a pretournament banquet for this week’s conference championships.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix women face Campbellsville in MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis, ranked 21st nationally, faces 25th-ranked Campbellsville University in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships this Thursday in Owensboro, Ky.


Women's Tennis

Five women's tennis players named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Five Cumberland women’s tennis players – Joana Bou, Ana María Collazos, Morgan Harmon, Marianela Landi and Stefanie Navaratnam – were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference, as announced by the league office in advance of this weekend’s conference championships in Bowling Green, Ky.


Women's Tennis

Lindsey Wilson claims 7-2 win versus Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fourteenth-ranked Lindsey Wilson swept the doubles and won the first four singles matches en route to a 7-2 victory over No. 21 Cumberland in women’s tennis action Monday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis falls to No. 21 in NAIA Coaches' Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis fell seven positions to No 21 in in the latest NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office.


Women's Tennis

Garijo Garrido garners MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Ainhoa Garijo Garrido registered two singles and two doubles wins, earning Mid-South Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week honors Monday, as announced by the league office.


Women's Tennis

CU women sweep Pikeville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fifteenth-ranked Cumberland swept the doubles and all six singles matches in a 9-0 victory against the University of Pikeville in women’s tennis action Saturday night at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis wins 8-1 over No. 25 Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fifteenth-ranked Cumberland posted three doubles wins and registered five singles victories in straight sets en route to an 8-1 win against No. 25 Campbellsville University in women’s tennis action Wednesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix women end road swing with SSU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garido Garrijo and Marianela Landi posted singles victories but 17th-ranked Georgetown College won the final four singles outings for a 5-4 victory over No. 15 Cumberland in women’s tennis action Saturday in Georgetown, Ky.


Women's Tennis

CU women fall 5-3 at the Cumberlands

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garijo Garrido and Marianela Landi recorded singles wins and Garijo Garrido and Jessica Hernandez collected a doubles victory, but 20th-ranked University of the Cumberlands posted the final two points in singles in a 5-3 win against No. 15 Cumberland in women’s tennis action Friday in Williamsburg, Ky.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis drops two spots to No. 15 in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis dropped two spots to No. 15 in the latest Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix women drop 5-4 decision to Southeastern

LEBANON, Tenn. – Southeastern University claimed two doubles outings and the final three matches on the court in a 5-4 victory over 13th-ranked Cumberland in women’s tennis action Friday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


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REMINDER: CU accepting nominations for 2019 Sports Hall of Fame class

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University Athletic Department is accepting nominations for the Class of 2019 Sports Hall of Fame until Monday, April 1. 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.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis blanks LU-Belleville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Thirteenth-ranked Cumberland swept a pair of doubles matches and all four contested singles outings in a 9-0 victory over Lindenwood-Belleville in women’s tennis action Tuesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Women's Tennis

Hernandez voted MSC Player of the Week again

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland's Jessica Hernandez posted three singles and three doubles victories, garnering Mid-South Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week accolades, as announced by the league office Monday.


Women's Tennis

Garijo Garrido, Hernandez ranked in singles, doubles in ITA Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garijo Garrido and Jessica Hernandez are ranked in singles and doubles in the Oracle ITA Collegiate Tennis NAIA National Rankings released last week by the national organization.


Women's Tennis

William Woods outlasts Phoenix women, 5-4

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garijo Garrido and Jessica Hernandez registered singles and doubles wins, but sixth-ranked William Woods University won the final three singles outings in a 5-4 victory against 13th-ranked Cumberland in women’s tennis action Saturday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix women sweep Bethel

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won all three doubles matches and lost just two games in six singles outings, as the 13th-ranked Phoenix swept Bethel University, 9-0, in women’s tennis action Friday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Women's Tennis

CU women move up to 13th in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis moved up five spots to No. 13 in the latest NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll after winning four of the team’s first five matches of the regular season, as announced Tuesday by the national office.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis defeats RedHawks, 7-2

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eighteenth-ranked Cumberland won 2-of-3 doubles and collected five singles victories en route to a 7-2 victory in women’s tennis over Martin Methodist on Tuesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Women's Tennis

Hernandez garners Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Jessica Hernandez won all four of her matches for the week, helping the Phoenix to victories over 19th-ranked Loyola University and 12th-ranked Middle Georgia State, to earn Mid-South Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week honors, as announced Monday by the league office.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix women take down Middle Georgia, 5-3

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland recorded a pair of doubles victories and Marianela Landi and Kylie Humphrey won in singles before Jessica Hernandez picked up the deciding point in a 5-3 victory for the 18th-ranked Phoenix over No. 12 Middle Georgia State in women’s tennis action Tuesday in Macon, Ga.


Women's Tennis

Landi, Humphrey win final two matches in 5-4 CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Marianela Landi and Kylie Humphrey each posted three-set singles wins and claimed the final two points for 18th-ranked Cumberland in a 5-4 victory over No. 19 Loyola University in women’s tennis action Monday in Macon, Ga.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis upsets No. 10 Indiana Wesleyan

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jessica Hernandez and Ksenija Dmitrovic won the final two singles matches on the court, both in three sets, helping 18th-ranked Cumberland to a 5-4 victory over No. 10 Indiana Wesleyan in women’s tennis action Saturday in Macon, Ga.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix women win season opener, 6-3

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jessica Hernandez, Marianela Landi, Kylie Humphrey and Ana María Collazos each posted singles victories and 19th-ranked Cumberland collected a 6-3 win over Tennessee Wesleyan in women’s tennis action Tuesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis falls at Belmont

LEBANON, Tenn. – Belmont swept the doubles and won all six singles outings in straight sets in a 7-0 victory over Cumberland in women’s tennis action Saturday night in Nashville, Tenn.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix women swept at Austin Peay

LEBANON, Tenn. – Austin Peay won a pair of doubles matches and all six singles outings in straight sets for a 7-0 victory over Cumberland in women’s tennis action Tuesday in Clarksville, Tenn.


Women's Tennis

CU women fall twice in exhibitions at Murray State

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garijo Garrido and Jessica Hernandez won at No. 1 doubles and both players lost singles outings in three sets, as Cumberland dropped a pair of exhibition matches to Murray State in women’s tennis action Sunday in Aurora, Ky.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis ranked 19th in preseason national poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis ranked 19th nationally in the NAIA Preseason Coaches’ Poll released last week by the national office, with CU moving up one spot from the end of last season.


Women's Tennis

Phoenix women picked third by MSC Coaches

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s tennis received one first-place vote but was picked third in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll announced Friday by the league office.


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Fall 2018 Dean's List includes 148 student-athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released the list for Dean’s List for the Fall 2018 semester over the Christmas break, with 148 student-athletes and athletic trainers earning a 3.50 grade-point-average or better for the semester on all classes attempted.


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Garijo Garrido ends tourney with three set win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Ainhoa Garido Garrijo posted a three set win in singles and Axel Lucich and Thiago Lopes lost in doubles on the final day of the ITA Cup on Saturday in Rome, Ga.


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Doubles tandem picks up victory at ITA Cup

LEBANON, Tenn. – Axel Lucich and Thiago Lopes registered a straight-set doubles victory Friday but Ainhoa Garijo Garrido lost again in singles for Cumberland tennis at the ITA Cup in Rome, Ga.


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Lopes-Lucich, Garijo Garrido both lose on first day of ITA Cup

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Ainhoa Garijo Garrido dropped her match in straight sets and the doubles tandem of Axel Lucich and Thiago Lopes lost in a supertiebreaker in the third set Thursday at the ITA Cup in Rome, Ga.


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Garijo Garrido, Lopes-Lucich set to open ITA Cup

LEBANON, Tenn. – Draws for the 2018 ITA Cup set for Thursday-Sunday in Rome, Ga., with Cumberland represented by Ainhoa Garijo Garrido in singles and Axel Lucich and Thiago Lopes in doubles.


Women's Tennis

Hernandez, Humphrey, Garijo Garrido post singles wins for CU at Murray State

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jessica Hernandez, Kylie Humphrey and Ainhoa Garijo Garrido each posted singles victories while Garijo Garrido and Marianela Landi collected a doubles win for Cumberland women’s tennis over the weekend at the Murray State Invitational in Murray, Ky.


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Lopes-Lucich, Garijo Garrido both claim ITA titles

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garijo Garrido won in straight sets in singles and Axel Lucich and Thiago Lopes recorded a doubles victory as well in championship matches Sunday at the ITA Southeast Regionals. All matches were played indoors in Nicholasville, Ky.


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Two doubles, one singles reach finals for Phoenix tennis

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garijo Garrido posted two singles and one doubles victory, reaching the finals in both, while Axel Lucich and Thiago Lopes also made the finals in doubles for Cumberland tennis Saturday at the ITA Southeast Regionals.


Women's Tennis

Garijo Garrido, Hernandez reach singles quarters at ITA

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garijo Garrido and Jessica Hernandez each posted two singles wins and Garijo Garrido and Marianela Landi reached the semifinals in doubles for Cumberland women’s tennis Friday at the ITA Southeast Regionals in Georgetown, Ky.


Women's Tennis

Garijo Garrido, Landi, Hernandez advance for women at ITA regionals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garijo Garrido, Jessica Hernandez and Marianela Landi all recorded singles wins and Garijo Garrido and Landi registered two doubles victories on the first day of the ITA Southeast Regionals presented by Oracle in women’s tennis action Thursday in Georgetown, Ky.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis claims victories at Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garijo Garrido, Marianela Landi, Jessica Hernandez, Kylie Humphrey and Stefanie Navaratnam each recorded singles victories and Cumberland registered a pair of doubles wins in women’s tennis action Saturday at the Campbellsville Classic in Campbellsville, Ky.


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CU hosting 4th Annual All-Sports Camp on Sept. 9

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University and the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Sports Council are teaming up for the 4th Annual All Sports Camp for Wilson County residents ages 7-14 on Sunday, September 9 from 3-5 p.m. on the CU campus. Registration starts at 2 p.m. that day.


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Stretch Internet, ECal portals available for CU Athletics

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland athletics begins a new academic year next week and Phoenix fans have options for live video, audio and stats links as well as downloading and syncing schedules to their personal calendars via www.GoCumberlandAthletics.com.


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ITA honors Academic Teams, Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced the 2018 All-Academic Teams and Scholar-Athletes across NCAA Divisions I, II and III as well as the NAIA and junior colleges last week, with 735 teams and 4,328 student-athletes across five divisions of college tennis honored by the national organization.


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Eleven Cumberland squads earn NAIA Scholar Team honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – The NAIA honored 11 Cumberland athletic squads Friday as NAIA Scholar Teams for the 2017-18 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.