Ortega Vela, Aguirre, Shankar earn NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Jose Ortega Vela and juniors Trinidad Aguirre and Jasmine Shankar were all named 2017 Daktronics-NAIA Tennis Scholar-Athletes on Friday, as announced by the national office.


Men's tennis moves up to No. 22 in latest Coaches' Top 25 Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis moved up two spots to No. 22 in the latest NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released by the national office.


125 student-athletes set for graduation Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and twenty-five current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 175th Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall. It marks the fifth straight year of more than 100 graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.


Martinez takes over CU tennis programs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the hiring of Karen Martinez as the program’s next men’s and women’s tennis coach, effective June 30th. Martinez replaces Norman Kalkhoff, who resigned in March.


Puertolas named MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Ramon Puertolas was voted the Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week on Monday after posting a pair of victories in the quarterfinals of the conference tournament.


Phoenix men end season with 5-3 loss

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Riccardo Ferraris and Ramon Puertolas picked up singles matches and combined for a doubles win, but ninth-ranked Campbellsville University edged Cumberland, 5-3, in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Championships here Monday at Kereaikes Park.


Men take 5-0 win, advance to semifinals

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Cumberland swept the doubles matches and Riccardo Ferraris and Ramon Puertolas picked up singles wins, as the 24th-ranked Phoenix posted a 5-0 victory over the University of Pikeville in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Championships here Sunday.


Ferraris, Lopes, Rosas Garcia earn Second Team All-MSC honors

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Cumberland University’s Riccardo Ferraris, Thiago Lopes and Alejandro Rosas Garcia were voted Second Team All-Mid-South Conference, as announced here Saturday during a banquet at the Bowling Green Country Club in advance of the conference championships that begin Sunday.


Four men's tennis players named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis players Axel Lucich, Jose Ortega Vela, Ramon Puertolas and Alejandro Rosas Garcia were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference, as announced Thursday by the league office.