CU offering summer camps in seven sports

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s award-winning coaching staff and student-athletes will be hosting camps and clinics in seven different sports throughout the summer.


Crotzer, Schaefer named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University tennis players Devin Crotzer and Shawn Schaefer were both named 2011 Daktronics NAIA National Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the national office during the recently completed national championships.


Bulldogs can't overcome slow start

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Martin Methodist jumped out early with three doubles wins and staved off a furious comeback from Cumberland in a 6-1 victory in the semifinals of the men’s NAIA Qualifying Tournament here Friday afternoon. The match took a little over three hours and was much closer than the final score.


Azhar, Rodrigues earn All-TranSouth accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Na’im Azhar was voted All-TranSouth in singles and Azhar and Pedro Rodrigues earned All-Conference honors in doubles, as announced byb the conference office Thursday. The Bulldogs begin action in the NAIA Qualifying Tournament on Friday in Chattanooga, Tenn.


Bulldog tennis heads to NAIA Qualifier

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s tennis teams head to Chattanooga, Tenn., this weekend for the NAIA Qualifying Tournament, with the women facing Tennessee Wesleyan and the men taking on rival Martin Methodist on Friday at The Champions Club.


Six Bulldogs named TranSouth Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Six Cumberland tennis players were recognized as TranSouth Conference Scholar-Athletes by the league office this week, including four men and two women. The Bulldog tennis teams will participate in the 2011 NAIA Qualifying Tournament this weekend in Chattanooga, Tenn.


Rodrigues named Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Pedro Rodrigues was named the TranSouth Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week on Tuesday after posting a pair of singles victories and one doubles win last week for the Bulldogs.


Cumberland falls to McKendree, 6-3

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped a pair of doubles matches and four singles outings in straight sets, falling 6-3 to McKendree University in men’s tennis action Thursday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts on the CU campus.


Bulldogs defeat WKU, 6-1

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won two of the doubles matches and cruised through five singles victories, as the 22nd-ranked Bulldogs defeated Western Kentucky, 6-1, in men’s tennis action late Monday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Tennis Courts on the CU campus.


Friday tennis matches canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s tennis matches scheduled for Friday against Union College in Barbourville, Ky., have been canceled because of forecasted inclement weather in the area. The matches will not be made-up.


Men's tennis wins at Bethel, 7-2

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept the doubles matches and won four singles outings in straight sets, as the 22nd-ranked Bulldogs posted a 7-2 victory over Bethel University in men’s tennis action Wednesday in McKenzie, Tenn.


Tennis holding fundraising clinic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s tennis program will hold a clinic this Saturday, April 16, from 9-11 a.m. at the Tommy Gray Memorial Tennis Courts on the CU campus. Cost for the clinic is $20 and all proceeds benefit the tennis program.


UAH outduels men's tennis, 6-3

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland lost a pair of tough doubles matches and two three-set singles outings, dropping a 6-3 decision to Alabama-Huntsville on Saturday in men’s tennis action in Huntsville, Ala.


Cumberland rolls over Georgetown, 9-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept all three doubles matches and all six singles outings, as the 22nd-ranked Bulldogs defeated Georgetown College, 9-0, Friday afternoon at the Tommy Gray Memorial Tennis Courts on campus.


Bulldogs drop to 22nd in national rankings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University dropped four spots to 22nd in the fourth regular-season edition of the 2011 NAIA Men’s Tennis Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office.


CU drops 5-4 decision to LWC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Devin Crotzer and Cristhian Hernandez both won their matches, but Jeremy Fleming dropped a straight-set decision, sending Lindsey Wilson to a 5-4 victory in men’s tennis action Tuesday morning at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts in the completion of a suspended match.


Azhar named TranSouth POW

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Na’im Azhar was named the TranSouth Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week after winning three of his four matches, including both singles outings for the Bulldogs.


Monday tennis matches canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – With severe weather forecasted for Monday afternoon, Cumberland’s tennis matches against Campbellsville University have been canceled. A make-up date for the matches may be announced at a later date.


Bulldogs fall to MMC, 5-4

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fabio Santos outlasted Devin Crotzer in three sets at No. 4 singles, leading 24th-ranked Martin Methodist to a 5-4 victory over 18th-ranked Cumberland in men’s tennis action Saturday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Tennis Courts on the CU campus.


Men's tennis suspended at Lindsey Wilson

LEBANON, Tenn. – Na’im Azhar won his singles match and Cristhian Hernandez and Jeremy Fleming posted a doubles victory, but Cumberland trailed Lindsey Wilson, 4-2, when the match was suspended Friday in Columbia, Ky. The final three singles matches will be completed in Lebanon on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.


Wednesday tennis matches canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s tennis matches scheduled for Wednesday at Georgetown College have been canceled due to inclement weather. No make-up date will be set. The Bulldogs play at Lindsey Wilson on Friday before hosting Martin Methodist on Saturday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Tennis Courts on campus.


Sanna earns TranSouth POW

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Evan Sanna was named the TranSouth Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week on Tuesday after helping the Bulldogs defeat conference foe Bethel University.


Cumberland ranked 18th nationally

LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland is ranked 18th nationally in the 2011 NAIA Men's Tennis Coaches' Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office, the first national ranking for the Bulldogs since the end of the 2008 season.


CU posts fourth straight win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won all three doubles matches, including one in a tiebreaker, and posted singles victories at Nos. 1, 3 and 5 en route to a 6-3 win over Bethel University in men’s tennis action Tuesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Tennis Courts on the CU campus.


Spring tennis clinic dates set

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University tennis coach Bill McCormick will conduct clinics this spring every Tuesday from April 12-May 17 at the CU tennis courts on campus. Ages 8-11 will take place from 4-5 p.m. and ages 12 and up will be from 5-6 p.m. Cost is $60 for the six sessions. Interested parties should contact McCormick at 615/708-6771.


Bulldogs take out No. 17 Martin Methodist

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won a pair of doubles matches and then four singles outings, including three in tiebreakers, with Pedro Rodrigues clinching the victory at No. 3 singles, as the Bulldogs defeated 17th-ranked Martin Methodist, 6-3, Wednesday in Pulaski, Tenn.


Home tennis matches canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University men’s and women’s tennis matches scheduled for Monday against the Univ. of the Cumberlands have been canceled due to inclement weather. The matches will not made made-up at a later date.


Weekend tennis matches canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Due to inclement weather forecasted throughout the Southeast this weekend, the Cumberland men’s and women’s tennis matches at Auburn Montgomery scheduled for Saturday have been canceled. No makeup date has been set for the matches.


Cumberland prevails, 5-4, over 13th-ranked Lindsey Wilson

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won two doubles matches and three singles outings, posting a 5-4 victory over 13th-ranked Lindsey Wilson in men’s tennis action Tuesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Tennis Courts on the CU campus.


Sanna named TranSouth POW

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Evan Sanna was named the TranSouth Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week on Tuesday after winning both his singles and doubles matches against Western Kentucky, including the decisive singles outing in a 4-3 Bulldog victory.


CU pulls out 4-3 victory at WKU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Na’im Azhar and Evan Sanna paired to win their doubles match and each won his singles outing, as the Bulldogs took the doubles point and the top three singles matches to claim a 4-3 victory over Western Kentucky in men’s tennis action Sunday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Bulldogs fall at EKU in season opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eastern Kentucky posted wins in all three doubles outings and victories in all six singles matches en route to a 7-0 victory over Cumberland on Friday in men’s tennis action in the season opener for the Bulldogs in Richmond, Ky.


Four returners headline men's tennis team

Second-year head coach Bill McCormick heads into the 2011 season with a much better handle on not only his team but also the Cumberland program in general after taking over in late November a season ago.


Men's and women's tennis both receiving votes

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland men’s and women’s tennis both received votes Tuesday in the preseason edition of the 2011 NAIA Tennis Coaches' Top 25 Poll, announced by the national office.


Men's tennis wins all 15 matches in final fall tourney

LEBANON, Tenn. – All six Cumberland men’s tennis players won both of their matches and all three doubles teams posted victories in one match apiece in the team’s final fall event, October 9-10 at the Patriot Classic in Williamsburg, Ky. The tournament concluded fall action for the Bulldogs.


Sanna wins three times in singles and doubles

LEBANON, Tenn. – Newcomer Evan Sanna won three matches before falling in the quarterfinals in singles and Sanna and Devin Crotzer reached the semifinals with three victories for Cumberland’s men’s tennis team this past weekend at the ITA Southeast Regional in Owensboro, Ky.


CU tennis hosting fall clinics

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University tennis coach Bill McCormick will hold a pair of tennis clinics during September and October on the CU campus for players eight-years-old and up as well as adults.


Three tennis players named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. –Cumberland senior tennis players Felipe Oliveira, Emily Jacobs and Bea Mompó-Rebaque were named 2010 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the conference office this week.


Four Bulldogs named Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland tennis players, two men and two women, were recently named TranSouth Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the conference office.


CU season ends with 5-4 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won a pair of doubles matches, but 15th-ranked Martin Methodist claimed the top four singles outings in straight sets and the RedHawks ended the Bulldogs season with a 5-4 triumph Friday in the NAIA Qualifying Tournament in Montgomery, Ala.


Bulldogs drop 5-4 decision to Bethel

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland split the six singles matches but lost 2-of-3 doubles outings and dropped a 5-4 decision to 22nd-ranked Bethel University Friday in men’s tennis action in Dickson, Tenn. The match was suspended because of rain during doubles action on March 3 in Georgetown, Ky.