Kalkhoff named CU tennis coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the hiring of Norman Kalkhoff as the tennis coach for the Phoenix. Kalkhoff brings more than 25 years of experience coaching at the high, collegiate and club levels.

Lucich, Lopes fall in doubles quarters at ITA Southeast Regional

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Riccardo Ferraris and Axel Lucich each lost in singles in the Round of 16 and Lucich and Thiago Lopes won twice before falling in the quarterfinals for Cumberland in men’s tennis action this past weekend at the ITA Southeast Regional in Georgetown, Ky.

McCormick resigns as CU tennis coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland tennis coach and Game Operations Manager Bill McCormick has resigned from his position, effective immediately, Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced Wednesday. Andres Burgos and Angelica Sepulveda will share coaching duties until a replacement can be found.

CU hosting All-Sports Camp on Sept. 11

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University and the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Sports Council are teaming up for an 2nd Annual All Sports Camp for Wilson County residents ages 7-12 on Sunday, September 11 from 3-5 p.m. on the CU campus. Registration starts at 2 p.m. that day.

Nine squads earn NAIA Scholar Team honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – The NAIA honored nine Cumberland athletic squads Friday as NAIA Scholar Teams for the 2015-16 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.

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.

Nelson named NAIA Scholar-Athlete

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis senior Dylan Nelson was named a 2016 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete on Friday, as announced by the national office. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.50 grade-point-average to be eligible for the award.

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.

Lashkul, Lopes named Second Team All-MSC

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Cumberland freshmen Anatoliy Lashkul and Thiago Lopes were both selected Second Team All-Mid-South Conference, as announced from a vote of league coaches here Friday before the Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Championships.