Men's tennis trio ranked in final Oracle/ITA poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Pau Grabuleda Cruañas and junior Ramon Puertolas were both ranked in the Top 15 nationally in singles in the Oracle/ITA NAIA Men's Collegiate Tennis Rankings while Grabuleda Cruañas and Francisco Fernandez Meaca ended the year 17th in doubles, as released late last month by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.


Cumberland finishes fourth in MSC President's Cup standings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University finished fourth among eight schools in the Mid-South Conference President’s Cup standings, conference officials announced recently, the highest finish for the Phoenix since a second-place showing in 2012-13.


Puertolas, Grabuleda Cruañas named ITA All-Americans

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis players Ramon Puertolas and Pau Grabuleda Cruañas earned All-America honors from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, as announced last week by the ITA, the governing body of collegiate tennis.


Lucich voted CoSIDA Academic All-District

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Axel Lucich garnered CoSIDA Academic All-District® 2 College Division accolades, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) last week. Lucich is now entered into the pool of candidates for Academic All-America honors.


146 student-athletes, athletic trainers named to Spring 2018 Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released a list of students who qualified for the Dean’s List for the Spring 2018 semester, with 146 student-athletes and athletic trainers achieving a 3.50 grade-point-average and above on all classes attempted for the semester.


Men's tennis ranked eighth in final NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis dropped two spots in the NAIA Postseason Coaches' Top 25 Poll, finishing the year ranked eighth after reaching the quarterfinals of the NAIA Championships, as announced last week by the national office.


Puertolas, Grabuleda Cruañas earn All-America accolades for Phoenix tennis

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Ramon Puertolas garnered Second Team All-America accolades and freshman Pau Grabuleda Cruañas was voted Honorable Mention, as announced this week by the national office and selected by the NAIA All-America committee.


Lucich, Puertolas garner NAIA Scholar-Athlete accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland juniors Axel Lucich and Ramon Puertolas earned 2018 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors on Friday, as announced by the national office during the NAIA Championships in Mobile, Ala.


Marathon match ends with 5-4 CU loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fourteenth-ranked Reinhardt University won a pair of doubles outings and held off No. 6 Cumberland in singles in a match that was delayed by rain and took nearly eight hours to complete, with the Eagles taking a 5-4 victory over the Phoenix in the quarterfinals of the 67th Annual NAIA Men’s Tennis Championships on Friday in Mobile, Ala.