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.


CU falls in tourney quarterfinals, 5-2

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Jakov Tshirkin and Jose Ortega Vela each picked up singles victories, but 23rd-ranked Cumberland dropped all three doubles matches and Alejandro Soriano clinched a 5-2 win for 18th-ranked Campbellsville University with a three-set victory at No. 2 singles here Saturday in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Championships.


Three men's tennis players garner MSC Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis players Dylan Nelson, Jakov Tshirkin and Jose Ortega Vela were all named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the league office ahead of this weekend’s conference tournament in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's tennis set to face Campbellsville in MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis will take on 18th-ranked Campbellsville University in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships at 9 a.m. on Saturday in Bowling Green, Ky., with the tournament shifting back two days because of forecasted inclement weather in the area later this week.


CU falls one spot to 23rd in NAIA Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland fell one spot to No. 23 in the latest NAIA Men’s Tennis Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday.


Men's tennis falls at Pikeville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won a pair of doubles outings and Axul Lucich picked up a singles win, but the University of Pikeville posted five singles victories en route to a 6-3 team win over 22nd-ranked Cumberland in men’s tennis action Monday in Pikeville, Ky.


Rosas Garcia named MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland freshman Alejandro Rosas Garcia was voted Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week on Monday, winning all four of his matches in a pair of CU victories.


Cumberland rolls to 9-0 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Twenty-second Cumberland swept the doubles matches and all six singles outings in straight sets, cruising to a 9-0 victory over Georgetown College in men’s tennis action Friday afternoon at the Lexington Tennis Club in Lexington, Ky.


Rosas Garcia, Lucich, Tshirkin help Phoenix defeat RedHawks

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept the doubles and Alejandro Rosas Garcia, Axel Lucich and Jakov Tshirkin each won singles matches for the 22nd-ranked Phoenix in a 6-3 win over Martin Methodist in men’s tennis action at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Men's tennis ranked 22nd in latest NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis remained 22nd in the latest NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, released this week by the national office. The Phoenix have been ranked between 21st and 23rd in all five polls this spring.


Lucich wins in singles but Phoenix falls, 8-1

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Axel Lucich posted a straight-set victory at No. 4 singles for 22nd-ranked Cumberland, but second-ranked Auburn Montgomery swept the doubles and won the remaining singles outings in an 8-1 victory in men’s tennis action Wednesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


CU posts 6-3 win over William Woods

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland posted a pair of doubles wins and Jose Ortega Vela’s victory at No. 5 singles clinched a 6-3 dual match win for the 22nd-ranked Phoenix over William Woods University in men’s tennis action Monday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


CU men's tennis loses at No. 7 Lindsey Wilson

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jose Ortega Vela and Dylan Nelson won a tiebreaker in doubles, but seventh-ranked Lindsey Wilson won the other two doubles outings and all six matches in singles in an 8-1 victory over No. 22 Cumberland in men’s tennis action Friday in Columbia, Ky.


Phoenix falls 5-4 at No. 16 Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won a pair of doubles outings and two singles matches, but 16th-ranked Campbellsville University posted three-set singles victories at the top three spots and edged the 22nd-ranked Phoenix in men’s tennis action Tuesday in Campbellsville, Ky.


Men's tennis blanks Bellarmine, 9-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept the doubles matches and all six singles in straight sets, as the 22nd-ranked Phoenix posted a 9-0 victory over NCAA Division III Bellarmine University on Saturday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Lucich wins twice but men fall to William Carey, 5-3

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Axel Lucich won his singles and doubles matches, but the 23rd-ranked Phoenix dropped two doubles and three singles outings in a 5-3 loss to 10th-ranked William Carey in men’s tennis action Saturday in Lawrenceville, Ga.


Men's tennis falls at No. 1 Georgia Gwinnett

LEBANON, Tenn. – Top-ranked Georgia Gwinnett swept the doubles matches and won 5-of-6 in singles, posting an 8-0 victory over 23rd-ranked Cumberland in men’s tennis action Friday in Lawrenceville, Ga.


Men open MSC play with 5-3 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Twenty-third ranked Cumberland posted a pair of doubles wins and singles victories at Nos. 3-5 to claim a 5-3 victory over the University of the Cumberlands in men’s tennis action Saturday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Phoenix win on the road, 5-4

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland started with two doubles victories and then won three straight singles outings, two in three sets, as the 23rd-ranked Phoenix recorded a 5-4 victory over Tennessee Wesleyan in men’s tennis action Friday in Athens, Tenn.


Men's tennis drops two spots to No. 23

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis dropped two spots to No. 23 in the latest NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released this week by the national office.


Cumberland drops 5-2 decision to Middle Georgia

LEBANON, Tenn. – Axel Lucich and Thiago Lopes posted a doubles victory and Lucich picked up a single win, but Middle Georgia State registered two wins in doubles and three more in singles in a 5-2 victory over No. 21 Cumberland in men’s tennis action Friday in Lawrenceville, Ga.


Men's tennis up one spot to No. 21

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 21st in this week’s NAIA Men’s Tennis Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, released by the national office late Tuesday. The Phoenix moved up one spot from the Preseason Poll released last month.


Phoenix blanked at EKU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eastern Kentucky swept the singles and doubles matches without losing a set en route to a 7-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s tennis action Friday at the Greg Adams Tennis Center in Richmond, Ky.


Men's tennis opens season with 7-0 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis won all six singles matches and 2-of-3 doubles outings, opening the season with a 7-0 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Friday afternoon in Nashville, Tenn.


CU men ranked 22nd in NAIA Preseason Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 22nd in the preseason edition of the NAIA Men’s Tennis Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced late Tuesday. The first regular season poll will be released Feb. 16.


Men's tennis picked third in MSC Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland was picked third in the Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Friday by the league office.


Fall Dean's List announced with 142 student-athletes recognized

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2015 Fall Dean’s List this week, which includes 142 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 fall semester.


Tennis announces 2016 spring schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland tennis coach Bill McCormick announced the 2016 spring schedules this week for both the men and women, which includes nine total home matches for the two squads.


Lopes claims singles title at Grizzly Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Thiago Lopes won six singles matches in the three-day event hosted by Georgia Gwinnett over the weekend to claim the title in the B Draw at the Grizzly Open in Lawrenceville, Ga.


Tshirkin-Lucich fall in ITA doubles final

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jakov Tshirkin and Axel Lucich lost in the doubles final while Tshirkin, Anatoily Lashkul and Thiago Lopes all reached the Round of 16 in doubles over the weekend at the ITA Southeast Championships in Georgetown, Ky.


Four singles, three doubles teams win at ITA

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jakov Tshirkin, Thiago Lopes, Alejandro Rosas Garcia and Anatoily Lashkul each advanced to the Round of 32 in singles while all three Cumberland doubles tandems posted victories on Thursday at the ITA Southeast Regional in Georgetown, Ky.


CU coaches, athletes take part in All Sports Clinic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University and the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Sports Council teamed up for an All Sports Camp for Wilson County residents ages 7-12 this past Sunday, September 13, on the CU campus.


Tennis opens fall at Campbellsville Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jakov Tshirkin, Alejandro Rosas, Tarsha de Souza and Franki Jecker each won a pair of singles outings in the opening matches of the fall over the weekend for Cumberland at the Campbellsville Classic in Campbellsville, Ky.


Winter, fall sports take part in community service outings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland student-athletes with men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s and women’s golf, baseball, softball and cheer-dance were all involved in community service projects in the Lebanon area on August 28-29 as part of Leadership Day activities in the athletic department.


Winter, spring athletes go through Leadership Training

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University student-athletes in winter and spring sports participated in Leadership Training on Saturday, August 29 that included lectures from deans within the University, sessions on sexual assault, social media training and nutrition as well as eligibility.


REMINDER: Cumberland hosting All-Sports Camp

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University and the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Sports Council are teaming up for an All Sports Camp for Wilson County residents ages 7-12 on Sunday, September 13 from 3-5 p.m. on the CU campus. Registration starts at 2 p.m. that day.


Tennis squads, five individuals honored by ITA

LEBANON, Tenn. – Both Cumberland tennis teams as well as Angelica Sepulveda, Jasmine Shankar, Andres Burgos, Antonio Manuel Marcelo and Dylan Nelson were named 2015 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Teams and ITA Scholar-Athlete award winners, as announced by the national office this week.


Ten CU squads receive NAIA Scholar-Team Award

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ten Cumberland University squads received the NAIA Scholar-Team Award recognition this week, as announced by the national office. Teams must maintain a minimum 3.0 grade-point-average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution to be eligible for the award, with all eligible varsity student-athletes factored into the team GPA.


Fall sports schedules available for download

LEBANON, Tenn. – Download Cumberland fall sports schedules for football, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s golf and men’s and women’s tennis, which are now available at www.GoCumberlandAthletics.com.


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.


Marcelo earns ITA All-America accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Antonio Manuel Marcelo was named an ITA All-American for the second straight year recently by the national governing body of collegiate tennis, one of 31 men’s players honored by the ITA.


137 student-athletes named to Spring Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2014 Spring Semester Dean’s List last week, which includes 137 current and former student-athletes 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 spring semester.


Marcelo, Borrero, Rodrigues earn rankings in final ITA poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Antonio Manuel Marcelo and Pablo Borrero were ranked in singles and Marcelo and Pedro Rodrigues earned a ranking in doubles in the final ITA NAIA College Tennis Rankings of the year released Friday. The NAIA singles and doubles rankings consist of the nation's Top 50 singles players and Top 25 doubles teams.


Men's tennis finishes season ranked sixth nationally

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University ended the season ranked sixth in the NAIA Men’s Tennis Coaches’ Postseason Top 25 Poll, the national office announced this week. The No. 6 ranking this season for the club is the highest in program history.


Garrett, Hunt, Rodrigues earn Academic All-District honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland student-athletes Austin Garrett, Zeke Hunt and Pedro Rodrigues were voted Capital One Academic All-District 2, as announced this week by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).


Four tennis players named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland University tennis players – seniors Tais Lacerda Bezerra and Pedro Rodrigues and juniors Alena Gizdić and Andres Burgos – were all named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes during the national tournament last week in Mobile, Ala.


Marcelo, Borrero named NAIA All-Americans

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University junior Antonio Manuel Marcelo was voted First Team All-American and sophomore Pablo Borrero earned Second Team honors, as announced by the NAIA this week.


Men's tennis falls in quarterfinals, 5-2

LEBANON, Tenn. – Pablo Borrero and Andres Burgos picked up a doubles win and Diogo Soates posted a single victory, but third-ranked Georgia Gwinnett was too much for No. 6 Cumberland in a 5-2 loss for the Bulldogs in the quarterfinals of the NAIA Championships late Thursday in Mobile, Ala.


Bulldogs reach NAIA quarterfinals with 5-3 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Antonio Manuel Marcelo and Pedro Rodrigues won a doubles tiebreaker and sixth-ranked Cumberland posted four singles victories in straight sets in a 5-3 decision over No. 11 Concordia [CA] University in the NAIA Men’s Tennis Championships on Thursday morning in Mobile, Ala.


Men's tennis match rained out

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sixth-ranked Cumberland University’s match scheduled for Wednesday afternoon against No. 11 Concordia [CA] University in the NAIA Men’s Tennis Championships in Mobile, Ala., was rained out and will now begin Thursday at 8:30 a.m. at the Mobile Tennis Center.


131 student-athletes, personnel set to graduate

LEBANON, Tenn. – A record 131 current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 172nd Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall on the CU campus. It marks the fourth straight year of increase in the number of graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.


Bulldogs No. 6 seed in NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland will face the winner of the University of Mobile and Concordia [CA] University in the Round of 16 at the 63rd Annual NAIA Men’s Tennis National Championships at the Mobile Tennis Center in Mobile, Ala., from May 13-17, the national office announced on Tuesday.


Men's tennis remains No. 6 in NAIA Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland remained sixth in the latest edition of the NAIA Men’s Tennis Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office. The Bulldogs lost in the finals of the conference tournament over the weekend, ending a 13-match winning streak.


McCormick voted MSC Coach of the Year; Marcelo named Player of the Year

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Bill McCormick was named the Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Coach of the Year and Antonio Manuel Marcelo received MSC Player of the Year honors in a vote of league coaches released last week during the conference championships in Georgetown, Ky.


Bulldogs fall in MSC finals, 5-3

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Antonio Manuel Marcelo and Pedro Rodrigues each posted singles victories in straight sets, but No. 7 Lindsey Wilson won No. 3 doubles and No. 4 singles in tiebreakers and Fabricio Morales served out the deciding match at No. 2 in LWC”s 5-3 victory over No. 6 Cumberland in the finals of the Mid-South Conference Championships here Saturday.


Cumberland reaches MSC finals with 5-1 win

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Antonio Manuel Marcelo and Pablo Borrero each posted victories in singles and doubles in sixth-ranked Cumberland’s 5-1 win over Campbellsville University in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Championships here Friday at the Lackey Tennis Center.


Five men's tennis players named All-MSC

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Pablo Borrero, Antonio Manuel Marcelo and Pedro Rodrigues were all voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference and Andres Burgos and Diogo Soares both earned Second Team honors, as announced here Thursday by the league office during the conference championships.


Bulldogs reach semifinals with 6-0 win

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Cumberland swept the doubles matches, won three singles outings and led by a set in the other three singles matches, as the sixth-ranked Bulldogs defeated Bluefield College in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Championships here Thursday at Brooking Park.


Six tennis players earn MSC Scholar-Athlete accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Six Cumberland tennis players – Tais Lacerda Bezerra, Alena Gizdić, Pablo Borrero, Andres Burgos, Dylan Nelson and Pedro Rodrigues – were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes on Wednesday by the league office in advance of this weekend’s conference tournament.


Men's tennis wins 11th straight

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sixth-ranked Cumberland posted two doubles wins and five singles victories, defeating Bethel University, 7-2, in men’s tennis action in the final regular season match for the Bulldogs on Tuesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Borrero earns MSC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Pablo Borrero was named the Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week on Tuesday after winning all six of his matches last week for the Bulldogs.


Athletics set to honor Bulldog scholar-athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletics will host the Third Annual Scholar-Athlete Recognition Day with a breakfast for 132 current students at Immanuel Baptist Church on Friday, April 25. Current Bulldog student-athletes must maintain a 3.25 grade-point-average with at least 30 credit hours passed before the spring semester.


Men's tennis claims MSC regular season championship

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won all three doubles matches and the top five singles positions, clinching the program’s first Mid-South Conference regular season championship with an 8-1 victory over 21st-ranked University of Pikeville on Saturday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Bulldogs win ninth straight outing

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sixth-ranked Cumberland won all three doubles outings and the top five spots in singles, posting an 8-1 victory over Bluefield College on Thursday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


New desktop backgrounds now available

LEBANON, Tenn. – Desktop backgrounds are now available for all four Cumberland University spring sports on the CU website. The backgrounds come in three different sizes to fit a number of screens.


CU makes it eight straight wins

LEBANON, Tenn. – The sixth-ranked Cumberland men’s tennis team lost just one set en route to a 9-0 victory over Campbellsville University and the team’s eighth consecutive win overall on Wednesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Men's tennis moves up to No. 6

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland men’s tennis team moved up one spot to sixth in this week’s NAIA Men’s Tennis Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday. It marks the highest ranking in school history of the program.


Bulldogs post seventh straight win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland posted victories at the top four spots in singles and won again at No. 2 doubles, as the seventh-ranked Bulldogs recorded their seventh consecutive victory, 7-2, over Georgetown College on Saturday in Georgetown, Ky.


Burgos, Soares help CU pull out 5-4 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andres Burgos and Diogo Soares helped seventh-ranked Cumberland come from behind with singles victories in the final two matches on the court, as the seventh-ranked Bulldogs posted a 5-4 win over No. 6 Lindsey Wilson on Wednesday in Columbia, Ky.


Men's tennis ranks seventh; Friday matches canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland men’s tennis team moved up one spot to seventh in this week’s NAIA Men’s Tennis Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday. In addition, CU’s men’s and women’s matches scheduled for Friday at Auburn Montgomery have been canceled and will not be rescheduled.


CU collects 7-2 win at Martin Methodist

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eighth-ranked Cumberland registered wins at the top fight spots in singles and won a pair of doubles outings in a 7-2 victory over Martin Methodist in men’s tennis action Tuesday in Pulaski, Tenn.


Men's tennis wins on the road

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept the doubles matches and posted victories in four of the six singles outings, as the eighth-ranked Bulldogs won their fourth straight in a 7-2 victory over the University of the Cumberlands in men’s tennis action Sunday in Williamsburg, Ky.


Bulldogs post 9-0 win versus St. Catharine

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eighth-ranked Cumberland posted victories in both contested doubles matches and five singles outings in a 9-0 win over St. Catharine College on Friday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Marcelo voted NAIA Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Antonio Manuel Marcelo was voted the NAIA Men’s Tennis Player of the Week on Wednesday after defeating a pair of ranked opponents in singles and helping the Bulldogs to a pair of victories.


Marcelo earns second MSC Player of the Week honor

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Antonio Manuel Marcelo was voted the Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week for the second time this season after defeating a pair of ranked opponents in singles and helping the Bulldogs to a pair of victories.


Bulldogs avenge earlier loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Antonio Manuel Marcelo, Pedro Rodrigues and Diogo Soares each posted victories in singles and doubles and eighth-ranked Cumberland avenged an earlier loss this month with a 5-2 victory over No. 7 Xavier [LA] University on Sunday in men’s tennis action at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Three-set wins help men's tennis in 7-2 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Antonio Manuel Marcelo and Pablo Borrero each registered three-set singles wins at the top two spots in the lineup and eighth-ranked Cumberland posted a 7-2 victory over No. 13 Graceland University at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Soares, Marcelo ranked in ITA poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Antonio Manuel Marcelo is ranked in singles and doubles and freshman Diogo Soares is ranked in doubles in the first ITA NAIA College Tennis Rankings of 2014, as announced by the national office.


Men's tennis falls to No. 1 Embry-Riddle

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andres Burgos and Garry Tokas each picked up singles victories, but top-ranked Embry-Riddle won all three doubles matches and the top four singles outings, three of them in three sets, in a 7-2 victory over No. 7 Cumberland in men’s tennis action Tuesday in Daytona Beach, Fla.


Gizdić, Marcelo voted MSC Players of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Antonio Manuel Marcelo and Alena Gizdić were named the Mid-South Conference Men’s and Women’s Tennis Players of the Week, respectively, on Tuesday, as announced by the league office.


Bulldogs drop 5-4 decision to Xavier

LEBANON, Tenn. – Antonio Manual Marcelo posted a three-set victory in singles and won his doubles match, but ninth-ranked Xavier split the singles outings and registered victories at the last two doubles spots in a 5-4 triumph over No. 7 Cumberland on Saturday at the AUM Spring Invitational in Montgomery, Ala.


Men's tennis defeats No. 8 Belhaven

LEBANON, Tenn. – Antonio Manuel Marcelo and Diogo Soares both won in singles and doubles and seventh-ranked Cumberland held off No. 8 Belhaven University in men’s tennis action Friday at the AUM Spring Invitational in Montgomery, Ala.


Bulldogs fall at Belmont, 4-1

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Diogo Soares posted a singles victory and Pedro Rodrigues and Andres Burgos won in doubles, but Belmont University registered a 4-1 triumph over Cumberland in men’s tennis action Sunday night at Wildwood Tennis Club in Nashville, Tenn.


Men's tennis moves up one spot in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Despite a 4-3 loss in its season-opener last week, the Cumberland men’s tennis team moved up one spot to seventh in the NAIA Men’s Tennis Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released this week by the national office.


Final match decides men's tennis opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – Garry Tokas lost in a super tiebreaker at No. 6 singles in the final match on the court, as 10th-ranked Cumberland dropped a 4-3 decision to Eastern Kentucky indoors on Saturday in the season opener for the Bulldogs in Richmond, Ky.


Bulldog tennis ranked eighth nationally

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked eighth in the NAIA Men’s Tennis Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll released this week by the national office. The Bulldogs reached the quarterfinals at last year’s NAIA National Tournament and return five letterwinners from that squad, including All-Americans Pedro Rodrigues and Antonio Manual Marcelo.


128 student-athletes named to Fall Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2013 Fall Dean’s List, which includes 128 student-athletes and athletic training majors. The honor is reserved for students who have achieved a GPA of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the fall semester.


Marcelo, Gizdić, Sepulveda ranked in ITA Fall poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Antonio Manuel Marcelo is ranked 21st and Alena Gizdić is 38th in singles while Gizdić and Angelica Sepulveda were ranked 18th in doubles in the ITA NAIA Fall Rankings released Friday.


Bulldogs help build homes for Habitat for Humanity

LEBANON, Tenn. – Over the course of the month of November, Cumberland athletic programs have made a pair of trips to build houses for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville.


Marcelo, Soares lead Bulldogs in ITA Regional

LEBANON, Tenn. – Antonio Manuel Marcelo reached the semifinals in singles and Marcelo and Diogo Soares lost in the semifinals in doubles, leading the Cumberland men’s tennis team at the ITA Southeast Regional this past weekend in Georgetown, Ky. The tournament is the only fall competition for the club.


NAIA honors 13 Bulldog programs

LEBANON, Tenn. – A record 13 Cumberland University programs were honored as NAIA Scholar Teams over the weekend. Teams must post a minimum 3.0 grade-point-average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution and the team GPA includes all eligible varsity student-athletes.


Marcelo named ITA All-American

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Antonio Manuel Marcelo was named an All-American by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, as announced last week by the national organization. Players ranked in the Top 20 nationally in the final ITA rankings in either singles or doubles earned All-America honors.


Marcelo, Rodrigues ranked in final ITA poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Antonio Manuel Marcelo and Pedro Rodrigues are both ranked in singles and doubles in the final ITA NAIA College Tennis Rankings of the 2012-13 tennis season, released over the weekend by the national organization.


Men's tennis finishes 7th nationally, women 18th

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland men’s tennis team moved up two spots to No. 7 and the women’s team remained 18th in the final NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 polls released this week by the national office.


Marcelo, Rodrigues garner All-America honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Antonio Manuel Marcelo was voted First Team All-American and Pedro Rodrigues earned Second Team honors, as announced this week by the NAIA and selected by the national organization’s All-America committee.


Rodrigues, Lacerda Bezerra, Rácz named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland tennis players Pedro Rodrigues, Tais Lacerda Bezerra and Anita Rácz were all named NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athletes over the weekend by the national office during the NAIA Championships in Mobile, Ala.


Tennis falls 5-2 to AUM

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Pablo Borrero posted victories in singles and doubles but it was not enough, as No. 9 Cumberland’s season came to an end with a 5-2 loss Thursday to second-ranked Auburn Montgomery in the quarterfinals of the NAIA Championships in Mobile, Ala.


CU advances to NAIA quarterfinals with 5-2 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Antonio Manuel Marcelo clinched the deciding point and freshmen Pablo Borrero and Sebastian Nava also provided singles victories in ninth-ranked Cumberland’s 5-2 win over No. 7 Bethel University in the Round of 16 at the NAIA Championships in Mobile, Ala.


Men's tennis faces Mobile at NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland men’s tennis team will face host University of Mobile on Tuesday, May 14, at 9 a.m. in the first round of the NAIA Championships at the Mobile Tennis Center. The Bulldogs are making their second straight trip to the national tournament and sixth overall in program history.


Tennis teams move in different directions in latest Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s men moved up one spot to ninth and the CU women dropped a spot to No. 18 in the latest NAIA Tennis Coaches’ Top 25 polls releases Tuesday by the national office.


Seven tennis players named Mid-South Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – A total of seven Cumberland tennis players were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes, as announced this week by the league office in conjunction with the conference tournament.


Men's tennis sweeps Mid-South honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Antonio Manuel Marcelo earned Mid-South Conference Player of the Year honors and Pablo Borrero and Pedro Rodrigues were both named First Team All-Conference in a vote of league coaches released this week. Bill McCormick garnered Coach of the Year accolades and Borrero was named Freshman of the Year as well.


Bulldogs fall again to LWC, 5-3

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Tenth-ranked Cumberland lost all three doubles matches but nearly pulled off a miraculous comeback before dropping a 5-3 decision to No. 9 Lindsey Wilson in the finals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Championships here Saturday at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex.


Borrero, Nava, Burgos each win twice for CU

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Pablo Borrero, Sebastian Nava and Andres Burgos all won in straight sets in singles and all three players posted doubles victories as well, as 10th-ranked Cumberland posted a 5-1 victory over No. 20 University of Pikeville in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Championships here Friday at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex.


Both tennis teams drop one spot in NAIA poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland men’s and women’s tennis teams dropped one spot in the latest NAIA Tennis Coaches’ Top 25 poll, the national office announced Tuesday.


CU moves into semifinals with 5-0 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept the doubles matches and won two singles outings rather quickly, as the ninth-ranked Bulldogs posted a 5-0 victory over UVA-Wise on Tuesday in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Bulldogs end regular season with 8-1 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won both completed doubles matches and all four singles outings that were contested in an 8-1 victory for the 16th-ranked Bulldogs over St. Catharine College on Sunday in St. Catharine, Ky.


Men's tennis blanks the Cumberlands, 7-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won all three doubles matches and four completed singles outings in straight sets, as the ninth-ranked Bulldogs defeated the University of the Cumberlands, 7-0, in men’s tennis action Friday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Bulldogs rebound with 9-0 win versus Bluefield

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ninth-ranked Cumberland won all five completed singles matches in straight sets and both finished doubles outings in a 9-0 victory over Bluefield College on Monday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


CU falls in marathon match versus LWC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won just one of the doubles matches but rebounded with singles wins at Nos. 1, 2 and 5, but Gilles Cornelis outlasted Jeremy Fleming in a third-set tiebreaker, helping fourth-ranked Lindsey Wilson hold off the ninth-ranked Bulldogs, 5-4, in a match that took more than six hours on Saturday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Men's tennis blanks Georgetown

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept all six singles matches in straight sets and all three doubles outings, as the ninth-ranked Bulldogs won their fifth straight with a 9-0 victory over Georgetown College on Friday in Georgetown, Ky.


Bulldogs win fourth straight, sweep Pikeville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland pulled out victories in all three doubles matches and then swept the singles outings in straight sets, as the ninth-ranked Bulldogs won 9-0 over the University of Pikeville on Wednesday in Pikeville, Ky.


Tennis teams move up in rankings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Both of Cumberland’s tennis teams moved up in the most recent NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, with the men up two spots to No. 9 and women vaulting four spots to 16th, the national office announced Tuesday.


Men's tennis blanks WKU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won all six singles matches in straight sets and all three doubles outings, as the 11th-ranked Bulldogs blanked Western Kentucky, 9-0, in men’s tennis action Monday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Borrero, Sepulveda named MSC Players of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Pablo Borrero and Angelica Sepulveda were selected as the Mid-South Conference Tennis Players of the Week on Tuesday after both players won all four of their matches in wins for the Bulldogs.


Cumberland shuts out No. 17 Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept all three doubles matches and all six singles outings in straight sets, as the 11th-ranked Bulldogs posted a 9-0 victory over 17th-ranked Campbellsville University in men’s tennis action Thursday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Bulldogs defeat No. 10 Bethel, 7-2

LEBANON, Tenn. – Antonio Manuel Marcelo came back to post a singles victory at No. 1 and 11th-ranked Cumberland posted wins at Nos. 1-5 singles and Nos. 2-3 doubles in a 7-2 victory over 10th-ranked Bethel University in men’s tennis action Wednesday in McKenzie, Tenn.


Men's tennis drops 7-2 decision

LEBANON, Tenn. – Top-ranked Auburn Montgomery claimed five singles and a pair of doubles matches in a 7-2 victory over 11th-ranked Cumberland in men’s tennis action Friday afternoon at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


CU women move up two spots, men still 11th

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s women moved up two spots to No. 20 and the men remained 11th in the latest NAIA Tennis Coaches’ Polls released this week by the national office.


Men's tennis wins 9-0 at UVA-Wise

LEBANON, Tenn. – Antonio Manuel Marcelo returned to singles action for the first time this season, as 11th-ranked Cumberland swept the singles and doubles in a 9-0 victory over UVA-Wise in Mid-South Conference action Tuesday in Wise, Va.


Bulldogs blank Wesleyan

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept all six singles and all three doubles matches in a 9-0 victory for the 11th-ranked Bulldogs over Tennessee Wesleyan in men’s tennis action Friday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts on campus.


Manuel Marcelo, Rodrigues both ranked in latest ITA poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Antonio Manuel Marcelo is ranked in singles and doubles and Pedro Rodrigues is ranked in doubles in the latest NAIA College Tennis Rankings announced by the ITA this week.


Men's tennis wins 7-2 over MMC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland posted a pair of doubles victories and won five of six singles matches in a 7-2 win for the 11th-ranked Bulldogs over Martin Methodist in men’s tennis action Wednesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Rodrigues named MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Pedro Rodrigues was voted Mid-South Conference Player of the Week on Tuesday after posting a 7-1 record in singles and doubles during four matches for the Bulldogs from March 4-10.


Monday tennis matches canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s tennis matches scheduled for Monday at home against Bluefield College have been canceled and rescheduled for Monday, April 8, at 3 p.m. at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts on campus.


Bulldogs win finale at AUM

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept both the singles and doubles matches en route to a 9-0 victory over 15th-ranked Campbellsville University on Sunday in men’s tennis action on the final day of the AUM Spring Invitational in Montgomery, Ala.


CU tennis falls 5-4 versus Xavier

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jeremy Fleming posted a singles victory and Antonio Manuel Marcelo and Pedro Rodrigues won in doubles, but 10th-ranked Xavier registered wins at the top four spots in singles, edging No. 11 Cumberland, 5-4, in men’s tennis action Sunday at Lagoon Park in the AUM Spring Invitational in Montgomery, Ala.


Men's tennis takes down No. 17 Graceland

LEBANON, Tenn. – Pedro Rodrigues and Pablo Borrero each posted singles victories over ranked opponents and Rodrigues and Antonio Manuel Marcelo won their doubles match over a ranked foe as well in 11th-ranked Cumberland’s 8-1 victory over No. 17 Graceland University on Friday in the first round of the AUM Spring Invitational in Montgomery, Ala.


Bulldog tennis wins at North Alabama

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept all six singles matches, including Pablo Borrero’s three-setter, and Antonio Manual Marcelo returned to the lineup in doubles, as the 11th-ranked Bulldogs won 8-1 over North Alabama in men’s tennis action Wednesday in Florence, Ala.


Tennis teams remain ranked in NAIA Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s tennis teams remain ranked in the second regular season edition of the NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 released Tuesday, with the men at No. 11 and the women 22nd, as announced by the national office.


Men's tennis claims 4-3 win over Belmont

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland lost all three doubles matches but stormed back with singles wins at Nos. 2, 3, 4 and 5, as the No. 11 Bulldogs opened the dual match schedule with a 4-3 win over NCAA Division I Belmont University late Friday at the Wildwood Tennis Club in Brentwood, Tenn.


CU tennis ranked in both preseason polls

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland men’s and women’s tennis teams were both ranked in the NAIA Preseason Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Tuesday, with the men 11th and the women 22nd, as announced by the national office.


Marcelo, Rodriguez both in ITA Preseason rankings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Antonio Manuel Marcelo is ranked 19th nationally in singles and Marcelo and Pedro Rodrigues are rated 10th in the country in doubles in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Preseason Rankings recently released.


Marcelo, Rodriguez lead CU at ITA regionals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Antonio Manuel Marcelo lost in the semifinals in singles and Marcelo and Pedro Rodriguez dropped an 8-3 decision in the doubles final, leading the tennis team at the ITA Southeast Regional this past weekend in Georgetown, Ky.


Eight clubs earn NAIA Scholar Team award

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eight Cumberland athletic teams posted team grade-point-averages of 3.00 or higher for the 2011-12 academic year, earning NAIA Scholar Team honors, as announced this week by the national office. Teams must record a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution to be eligible for the award.


Marcelo, Sanna ranked in final tennis poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Antonio Manuel Marcelo was ranked in singles and doubles and Evan Sanna was ranked in doubles in the final ITA Men’s Tennis rankings of the year announced this week by the national organization.


Sanna, Rodrigues earn Academic All-America honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Evan Sanna was voted First Team and Pedro Rodrigues earned Third Team honors on the Capital One Academic All-America At-Large Team, as announced Monday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).


Men's tennis finishes season ranked 16th

LEBANON, Tenn. – After reaching the NAIA Championships for the second time since 2000, the Cumberland men’s tennis team finished the season ranked 16th in the NAIA Men’s Tennis Coaches’ Postseason Top 25 Poll, the national office announced.


Rácz, Crotzer, Sanna earn NAIA Scholar-Athlete accolade

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Anita Rácz, Devin Crotzer and Evan Sanna were all named 2012 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes as announced this week by the national office.


Marcelo voted Second Team All-American

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Antonio Manuel Marcelo earned Second Team All-America honors, as announced this week by the NAIA. Players were selected by the All-America committee and the list of honorees includes 16 student-athletes on each of the First and Second teams, plus 18 Honorable Mentions.


Agee, Sanna, Rodrigues voted Academic All-District

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Allyson Agee, Pedro Rodrigues and Evan Sanna were all voted Capital One Academic All-District IV in the At-Large category of the College Division as announced this week by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).


Bulldogs drop 5-0 decision to No. 1 Fresno Pacific

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped all three doubles matches and lost in straight sets at Nos. 5 and 6 singles, as the 16th-ranked Bulldogs ended their season with a 5-0 loss to top-ranked Fresno Pacific in the Round of 16 at the 61st NAIA Men’s National Championships on Wednesday in Mobile, Ala.


Tennis advances to second round with 9-0 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept the doubles matches, the final one in a tiebreaker, and then posted three quick singles victories, as the 16th-ranked Bulldogs defeated No. 17 Warner University, 9-0, in the opening round of the 61st Annual NAIA Championships on Tuesday in Mobile, Ala.


Bulldogs face Warner in national tournament

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland will face 17th-ranked Warner University in the first round of the NAIA Men’s National Championships set for May 15-19 at the Mobile Tennis Center in Mobile, Ala.


Men's tennis remains 16th in rankings

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland men’s tennis team remained 16th nationally for the fourth straight ranking in the sixth edition of the NAIA Tennis Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office.


CU drops 5-0 decision to Xavier

NORCROSS, Ga. – Cumberland lost of pair of doubles matches 8-6 and then dropped the first two completed singles outings, losing 5-0 to eighth-ranked Xavier [LA] University in the finals of the NAIA Qualifying Tournament here Saturday afternoon at The Racquet Club of the South.


Bulldogs reach finals with 5-0 victory

NORCROSS, Ga. – Cumberland won both contested singles matches and Na’im Azhar finished off the match with a straight-set victory in singles in the 16th-ranked Bulldogs 5-0 win over SCAD-Atlanta in the NAIA Qualifying Tournament here at The Racquet Club of the South.


Azhar, Rodrigues finish off 5-0 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept the doubles matches and Na’im Azhar and Pedro Rodrigues recorded singles win, as the 16th-ranked Bulldogs defeated Reinhardt University, 5-0, in men’s tennis action at the NAIA Qualifying Tournament at The Racquet Club of the South in Norcross, Ga.


Seven tennis players named TranSouth Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seven Cumberland tennis players were named TranSouth Conference Scholar-Athletes by the conference office this week in advance of the NAIA Qualifying Tournament that begins Friday in Norcross, Ga.


Marcelo voted POY, McCormick COY by TranSouth

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Antonio Manuel Marcelo was named the TranSouth Conference Men’s Player of the Week and CU’s Bill McCormick earned Coach of the Year honors in a vote of league coaches this week before the NAIA Qualifying Tournament.


Men's tennis battles rain, posts 6-0 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept the doubles matches and Na’im Azhar posted the deciding singles victory, as the 16th-ranked Bulldogs battled through a pair of rain delays for a 6-0 victory over Campbellsville University in men’s tennis action Tuesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Marcelo garners POW honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Antonio Manuel Marcelo was named the TranSouth Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week on Tuesday after helping the Bulldogs to conference victories over Bethel University and 19th-ranked Martin Methodist.


CU wins at MMC, claims conference title

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland lost a pair of doubles matches but the 16th-ranked Bulldogs rebounded with five singles victories and defeated 19th-ranked Martin Methodist, 6-3, in men’s tennis action late Friday in Pulaski, Tenn.


Bulldogs claim 7-2 win at Bethel

LEBANON, Tenn. – Bethel University won two of the three doubles matches, but 16th-ranked Cumberland rebounded by sweeping the singles outings en route to 7-2 victory over the Wildcats on Wednesday in McKenzie, Tenn.


Men’s tennis garners team, individual rankings

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland men’s tennis team remained 16th nationally in the NAIA Men’s Tennis Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday, while Antonio Manuel Marcelo is ranked in singles and Marcelo and Evan Sanna garnered a national doubles ranking, also announced Tuesday by the ITA.


Marcelo earns second TranSouth POW honor

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Antonio Manuel Marcelo was named the TranSouth Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week on Monday after winning all four of his matches last week against nationally-ranked Lindsey Wilson and Lee University.


CU wins 9-0 at No. 18 Lee

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept the singles and doubles matches at 18th-ranked Lee University on Friday, winning four tiebreakers and a three-setter along the way in the 16th-ranked Bulldogs 9-0 victory in Cleveland, Tenn.


Bulldogs suffer first loss at LWC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won matches at No. 1 singles and doubles, but the 16th-ranked Bulldogs were unable to garner any more victories in a 7-2 loss at 12th-ranked Lindsey Wilson in men’s tennis action Tuesday at the Henry Baughman Tennis Complex in Columbia, Ky.


Burgos earns TranSouth POW honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Andres Burgos was named the TranSouth Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week on Tuesday after winning two singles and two doubles matches and helping the Bulldogs stay undefeated in 2011-12.


Men's tennis sweeps Western Kentucky

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept the doubles points and all six singles matches in straight sets, running its record to 11-0 this year with a 9-0 victory Monday over Western Kentucky at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts on campus.


CU remains unbeaten with 8-1 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped the No. 1 singles match but otherwise won the other eight outings, running its record to 10-0 this season with an 8-1 victory over the University of the Cumberlands on Friday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts on campus.


Tennis match at Bethel canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s tennis match against Bethel University scheduled for Thursday in McKenzie has been canceled because of forecasted inclement weather in the area. No makeup date has been scheduled at this time.


Bulldogs stay undefeated with 9-0 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s 16th-ranked men’s tennis team posted its sixth shutout of the year on Tuesday, winning 9-0 at Georgetown College.


Men's tennis defeats UAH again

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland posted victories in all three doubles matches, one in a tiebreaker, and then claimed four straight-set wins in singles, as the 16th-ranked Bulldogs recorded an 8-1 win over Alabama-Huntsville on Saturday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts on campus.


Rodrigues named TranSouth POW

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Pedro Rodrigues was named the TranSouth Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week on Tuesday after helping the Bulldogs to a pair of victories, including one against conference rival and 20th-ranked Martin Methodist.


Bulldogs stay perfect

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept all three doubles and all six singles matches, as the 16th-ranked Bulldogs stayed perfect this season with a 9-0 victory Sunday over Bethel University at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Tennis matches rescheduled for Sunday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s tennis matches against Bethel University have been rescheduled for Sunday at Noon at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts on campus because of inclement weather forecasted for Thursday afternoon in the Lebanon area.


Bulldogs defeat No. 20 Martin Methodist

LEBANON, Tenn. – Newly-minted 16th-ranked Cumberland lost a pair of doubles matches but won all six singles outings, defeating 20th-ranked Martin Methodist, 7-2, in men’s tennis action Tuesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts on campus.


Friday tennis matches canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s tennis matches scheduled for Friday against Tennessee Wesleyan have been canceled because of inclement weather in the area. No makeup date has been set at this time.


Marcelo earns TranSouth POW

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Antonio Manual Marcelo was named the TranSouth Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week on Tuesday after leading the Bulldogs to a pair of victories over teams ranked in the Top 20 last week during a trip to Florida for Spring Break.


Bulldogs win another over ranked foe

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won all six singles matches and a pair of doubles outings, winning its second straight match over a ranked opponent with an 8-1 victory against Webber International on Wednesday in Babson Park, Fla.


Tennis defeats No. 16 Warner, 9-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept all three doubles matches and all six singles outings, defeating 16th-ranked Warner University in men’s tennis action Tuesday in Winter Haven, Fla.


CU claims 9-0 win to start Spring Break

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University swept all three doubles matches and all six singles outings, defeating Eckerd University, 9-0, in men’s tennis action Sunday at Turley Athletic Complex in St. Petersburg, Fla.


Bulldogs win season opener, 9-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept the singles and doubles and defeated the University of the South, 9-0, in men’s tennis action Tuesday in Sewanee, Tenn.


Sunday tennis matches canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. -- The Cumberland men's and women's tennis matches scheduled for Sunday against the University of the Cumberlands have been canceled because of forecasted inclement weather. The matches will be rescheduled.


Sanna-Marcelo ranked seventh in doubles

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Evan Sanna and Antonio Manuel Marcelo are ranked seventh in doubles in the ITA National Rankings released recently. Sanna and Marcelo won the ITA Southeast Regional doubles championship in September and participated in the ITA Small College National Championships in October.


Sanna-Marcelo win once at Small College Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Evan Sanna and Antonio Manuel Marcelo finished sixth at the USTA/ITA National Small College Championships, going 1-2 in doubles action this past weekend in Mobile, Ala.


Sanna, Marcelo win ITA regional

LEBANON, Tenn. – CU’s Evan Sanna and Antonio Manuel Marcelo won the 2011 ITA Southeast Regional doubles championship and Sanna reached the quarterfinals in singles last weekend in Owensboro, Ky. Sanna and Marcelo advance to the National Small College Championships in Mobile, Ala.


CU men post 7-2 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won all three doubles matches and four of the singles outings, posting a 7-2 victory over Alabama-Huntsville in men’s tennis action Sunday in Huntsville, Ala.


Sanna, doubles team pick up wins at LWC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Evan Sanna won a pair of singles matches and reached the quarterfinals and Pedro Rodrigues and Andres Burgos posted a pair of doubles wins before losing in the semifinals, leading Cumberland at the Blue Raider Fall Tennis Classic on September 9-11 in Columbia, Ky.


Eight clubs earn NAIA Scholar Team award

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eight Cumberland University athletic teams posted team grade-point-averages of 3.00 or higher for the 2010-11 academic year, earning NAIA Scholar Team honors, as announced by the national office. Teams must record a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution to be eligible for the award.


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.


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.
























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