Puertolas, Grabuleda Cruañas named ITA All-Americans
Monday, June 11, 2018
Puertolas, Grabuleda Cruañas named ITA All-Americans
Ramon Puertolas (above) and Pau Grabuleda Cruañas were named All-Americans by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. (Credit Bob Tamboli)

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.

Puertolas and Grabuleda Cruañas also garnered All-America accolades from the NAIA last month.

Puertolas finished the academic year 26-6 overall in singles, 19-4 in dual matches while playing No. 2 in the lineup. The Tarrega, Spain, native registered a 27-7 mark in doubles, including 21-4 in dual outings.

Grabuleda Cruañas posted an 18-11 overall singles record, 12-9 in dual matches, at the No. 1 position in the lineup with victories over Campbellsville University’s 48th-ranked Alejandro Reyes and Northwestern Ohio’s 39th-ranked Radu Popa. The Sant feliu de Guixols, Spain, native was 9-18 in doubles, including 9-14 in dual matches.

2018 Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Americans
Men's Singles

Kevin Konfederak, Georgia Gwinnett
Vicente Lagos, Keiser University
Gilad Berman, Georgia Gwinnett
Matt Hulme Coastal Georgia
Javier Callejo, William Woods University
Pau Grabuleda Cruanas, Cumberland University
Alejandro Reyes Lillo, Campbellsville University
Augustin Gascia, Cardinal Stritch
Cole Guy, Texas A&M-Texarkana
Vladyslav Ladygin, William Carey
Ayed Zatar, Georgia Gwinnett
Christopher Vleeming Ortiz, William Woods University
Alonso Tellez, San Diego Christian
Ramon Puertolas, Cumberland University
Aliaksandr Meliuk, San Diego Christian
Catalin Fifea, Xavier University [LA]
Enzo Douillac, Arizona Christian
Nicolas Guerschanik, Keiser University
Chrys Castro, Cambellsville University
Louis Castellon, Union College