100 student-athletes named to Spring Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2015 Spring Dean’s List recently, which includes 100 student-athletes, athletic department personnel and athletic training majors. The honor is reserved for students who achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the spring semester.


Burgos, Gizdić, Nelson earn NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland tennis players Andres Burgos, Alena Gizdić and Dylan Nelson were named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the national office at the conclusion of the national championships last week.


110 current, former student-athletes set for graduation

LEBANON, Tenn. – One hundred and ten current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 173rd Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall on the CU campus.


Men's tennis season ends with 5-1 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andres Burgos and Jarrod Ritson won its doubles match at No. 1, but 19th-ranked Campbellsville University claimed the other two doubles points and singles victories at Nos. 2, 5 and 6 in a 5-1 victory over Cumberland in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Championships on Thursday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Burgos, Ritson voted All-Mid-South

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Andres Burgos was voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference and the league’s Champions of Character Award winner and freshman Jarrod Ritson earned Second Team All-MSC honors, as announced during a banquet on Wednesday night in Bowling Green, Ky., before the conference tournament that begins Thursday.


Three Bulldogs earn MSC Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seniors Andres Burgos and Antonio Manuel Marcelo and junior Dylan Nelson were all named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes on Wednesday by the league office in advance of the conference tournament that begins Thursday at Kereiakes Park in Bowling Green, Ky.


No. 4 AUM drops men's tennis

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fourth-ranked Auburn Montgomery won all seven contested matches in a 9-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s tennis action Tuesday in Montgomery, Ala.


CU drops 7-2 decision at the Cumberlands

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andres Burgos won in singles and Dylan Nelson and Jose Ortega Vela picked up a doubles victory, but the University of the Cumberlands posted a 7-2 triumph over Cumberland in men’s tennis action Saturday in Williamsburg, Ky.


Bulldogs fall in home finale

LEBANON, Tenn. – Georgetown College posted victories at the bottom three singles and the last two doubles spots, holding off Cumberland in men’s tennis action in the home finale for CU on Saturday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Tennis matches canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Men’s and women’s tennis matches between Cumberland and Martin Methodist scheduled for Tuesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts have been canceled due to inclement weather in the Lebanon area. The matches will not be rescheduled.


Bulldogs fall to Pikeville, 7-2

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jarrod Ritson posted victories in singles and doubles, but the University of Pikeville won five doubles and two singles matches en route to a 7-2 victory over Cumberland in men’s tennis action Saturday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Thursday tennis matches rescheduled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s tennis matches scheduled for Thursday at the University of the Cumberlands have been rescheduled for Saturday, April 18 at 1 p.m. in Williamsburg, Ky., because of persistent rain in the area.


Men's tennis falls to Blue Raiders

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fifth-ranked Lindsey Wilson swept the singles and doubles matches in a 9-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s tennis action Saturday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Bulldogs drop 6-3 decision at St. Catharine

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andres Burgos and Jarrod Ritson won their singles and doubles matches, but Cumberland was even more short-handed than normal, playing with just four players in a 6-3 loss to St. Catharine College in men’s tennis action Wednesday in St. Catharine, Ky.


UNOH blanks men's tennis

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tenth-ranked Northwest Ohio swept the singles matches in straight sets and won all of the doubles outings en route to a 9-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s tennis action Sunday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Parking altered for Sunday athletic events

LEBANON, Tenn. – Parking for Sunday’s baseball and softball games as well as tennis matches will be altered due to the Monty Pope memorial service and visitation taking place on the Cumberland University campus in Baird Chapel.


Campbellsville posts 7-2 win over CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andres Burgos won his singles and doubles outings, but Campbellsville swept the remaining matches in a 7-2 victory over Cumberland in men’s tennis action Tuesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts. The match was the Mid-South Conference opener for both teams.


Men's tennis falls versus SCAD-Savannah

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jose Ortega Vela posted a three-set victory at No. 3 singles, but 23rd-ranked SCAD-Savannah won the remaining five singles matches and all three doubles outings in an 8-1 victory over Cumberland in men’s tennis action Monday in Lawrenceville, Ga.


Bulldogs drop 8-1 decision to Xavier

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sixth-ranked Xavier University swept the doubles and won five of the six singles in an 8-1 victory over Cumberland in men’s tennis action Saturday in the AUM Spring Invitational at Lagoon Park in Montgomery, Ala.


Men's tennis falls to William Carey

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eleventh-ranked William Carey swept through the singles and doubles matches, defeating Cumberland, 9-0, in men’s tennis action Friday at the AUM Invitational at Lagoon Park in Montgomery, Ala.


Bulldogs ranked 10th in latest Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland remained in the Top 10 nationally despite an early season loss away from home, coming in at No. 10 in this week’s NAIA Men’s Tennis Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday.


Men's tennis splits weekend matches

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sixth-ranked Cumberland won twice in three sets but dropped all three doubles in a 6-3 loss to Tennessee Wesleyan on Friday but rebounded with a 7-0 victory over Fisk University on Saturday in men’s tennis action this weekend.


Men ranked sixth, women 25th in preseason tennis polls

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked sixth in the 2015 NAIA Men’s Tennis Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll and the women are rated 25th in the 2015 NAIA Women’s Tennis Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll, released late Tuesday by the national office.


Men's tennis picked second in MSC Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was picked second in the 2015 Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Preseason Coaches’ Poll, as announced by the league office.


130 student-athletes named to Fall Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2014 Fall Dean’s List this past week, which includes 130 student-athletes, athletic department personnel and athletic training majors. The honor is reserved for students who have achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the fall semester.


Four CU tennis players ranked by ITA

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Antonio Manuel Marcelo, Angelica Sepulveda, Tarsha de Souza and Alena Gizdić are ranked in the ITA National NAIA Rankings released last week by the national organization. The ITA announced the Top 50 national singles players and Top 25 national doubles teams.


Sepulveda falls in singles and doubles finals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Angelica Sepulveda lost in the finals in both singles and doubles and Andres Burgos’ run ended in the quarterfinals for the Cumberland tennis teams over the weekend at the ITA Southeast Regional in Georgetown, Ky.


Burgos, Sepulveda, de Souza all reach ITA quarterfinals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Andres Burgos reached the quarterfinals with a victory over the No. 1 seed and Tarsha de Souza and Angelica Sepulveda both posted a pair of wins to make the quarterfinals as well for the Cumberland tennis teams at the ITA Southeast Regional in Georgetown, Ky.


Marcelo, Burgos advance at ITA Regionals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Antonio Manuel Marcelo won his opening round match in straight sets while Jarrod Ritson dropped his only match and Andres Burgos advanced with a default on Thursday at the ITA Southeast Regional in Georgetown, Ky.


CU schedules now available for downloading

LEBANON, Tenn. – Parents, fans and other interested individuals can now download Bulldog sports schedules to their calendars via ECal at GoCumberlandAthletics.com.


Marcelo reaches final, Gizdić falls in semifinals at Blue Raider Bash

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Antonio Manuel Marcelo lost in the men’s singles final and senior Alena Gizdić reached the women’s singles semifinals before falling, leading the Cumberland tennis teams at the 2nd Annual Blue Raider Bash over the weekend in Columbia, Ky.


Twelve CU programs named NAIA Scholar Teams

LEBANON, Tenn. – A school-record 12 Cumberland programs were recognized this week as 2013-14 NAIA Scholar Teams. To be eligible, teams must post a minimum 3.0 grade-point average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution, with the team GPA including all eligible varsity student-athletes.