REMINDER: 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.


Cumberland drops 7-2 decision to open MSC play

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland posted one doubles win and Ramon Puertolas picked up a singles victory, but eighth-ranked Campbellsville University won a pair of singles outings in three sets en route to a 7-2 victory over Cumberland in men’s tennis action Wednesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Men's tennis takes 5-4 road win at Bellarmine

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland posted a pair of doubles wins and Alejandro Rosas Garcia, Ramon Puertolas and Axel Lucich each picked up singles wins in a 5-4 team victory over Bellarmine in men’s tennis action Saturday in Louisville, Ky.


Kalkhoff resigns as tennis coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the resignation of tennis coach Norman Kalkhoff for personal reasons, effective immediately. Assistant Athletic Director Mitch Walters will take over as interim coach with help from graduate assistant and former All-American Angelica Sepulveda.


Cumberland men fall at Wesleyan, 5-3

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won a pair of doubles matches and Riccardo Ferraris recorded a three-set singles victory, but 22nd-ranked Tennessee Wesleyan posted four singles wins, two in three sets, collecting a 5-3 victory over the 20th-ranked Phoenix in men’s tennis action late Friday in Athens, Tenn.


Men's tennis remains 20th, women drop to No. 19 in Coaches' Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis remained 20th and the Phoenix women dropped one spot to No. 19 in this week’s NAIA Tennis Coaches’ Top 25 Polls, released Tuesday by the national office.


Phoenix men edge TSU, 4-3

LEBANON, Tenn. – Riccardo Ferraris, Thiago Lopes and Ramon Puertolas all won in straight sets in singles and Jose Ortega Vela clinched the deciding point at No. 6, helping Cumberland to a 4-3 victory in men’s tennis action Thursday at Hadley Park in Nashville, Tenn.


Men's tennis drops season opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – Top-ranked Georgia Gwinnett swept the doubles and Kevin Konfederak and Gilad Berman won singles matches in straight sets in a 5-0 victory over 20th-ranked Cumberland in men’s tennis action Friday in Lawrenceville, Ga.


Phoenix men ranked 25th in preseason poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 25th in the NAIA Men’s Tennis Preseason Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released this week by the national office.