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April 20, 2014
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.
April 19, 2014
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.
April 18, 2014
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.
April 17, 2014
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.
April 16, 2014
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.
April 15, 2014
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.
April 13, 2014
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.
April 10, 2014
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.
April 03, 2014
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.
April 01, 2014
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.
March 30, 2014
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.
March 29, 2014
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.
March 27, 2014
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.
March 26, 2014
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.
March 23, 2014
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.
March 19, 2014
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.
March 18, 2014
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.
March 12, 2014
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.
March 11, 2014
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.
March 09, 2014
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.
March 07, 2014
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.
February 24, 2014
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.
February 21, 2014
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.
February 17, 2014
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.
January 29, 2014
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.
January 29, 2014
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.
November 23, 2013
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.
November 14, 2013
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.
September 24, 2013
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.
July 15, 2013
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.
June 12, 2013
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.
June 03, 2013
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.
May 24, 2013
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.
May 21, 2013
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.
May 20, 2013
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.
May 16, 2013
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.
May 15, 2013
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.
May 07, 2013
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.
May 01, 2013
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.
April 22, 2013
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.
April 21, 2013
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.
April 20, 2013
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.
April 19, 2013
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.
April 17, 2013
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.
April 16, 2013
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.
April 14, 2013
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.
April 12, 2013
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.
April 08, 2013
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.
April 07, 2013
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.
April 05, 2013
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.
April 03, 2013
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.
April 03, 2013
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.
April 02, 2013
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.
April 02, 2013
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.
March 28, 2013
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.
March 27, 2013
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.
March 22, 2013
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.
March 20, 2013
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.
March 19, 2013
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.
March 15, 2013
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.
March 14, 2013
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.
March 14, 2013
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.
March 12, 2013
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.
March 11, 2013
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.
March 10, 2013
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.
March 09, 2013
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.
March 08, 2013
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.
March 07, 2013
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.
March 06, 2013
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.
February 23, 2013
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.
January 29, 2013
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.
December 11, 2012
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.
October 02, 2012
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.
July 24, 2012
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.
June 06, 2012
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.
June 04, 2012
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).
May 24, 2012
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.
May 24, 2012
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.
May 22, 2012
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.
May 21, 2012
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).
May 16, 2012
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.
May 15, 2012
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.
May 08, 2012
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.
May 01, 2012
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.
April 28, 2012
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.
April 28, 2012
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.
April 27, 2012
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.
April 26, 2012
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.
April 25, 2012
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.
April 24, 2012
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.
April 24, 2012
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.
April 21, 2012
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.
April 18, 2012
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.
April 18, 2012
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.
April 16, 2012
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.
April 13, 2012
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.
April 10, 2012
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.
April 10, 2012
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.
April 09, 2012
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.
April 06, 2012
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.
April 05, 2012
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.
April 03, 2012
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.
March 31, 2012
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.
March 27, 2012
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.
March 25, 2012
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.
March 22, 2012
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.
March 20, 2012
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.
March 16, 2012
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.
March 13, 2012
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.
March 07, 2012
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.
March 06, 2012
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.
March 04, 2012
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.
February 21, 2012
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.
February 18, 2012
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.
December 06, 2011
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.
October 16, 2011
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.
October 04, 2011
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.
September 20, 2011
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.
September 19, 2011
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.
July 12, 2011
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.
May 24, 2011
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.
May 24, 2011
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.
May 23, 2011
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.
April 29, 2011
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.
April 28, 2011
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.
April 28, 2011
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.
April 27, 2011
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.
April 26, 2011
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.
April 21, 2011
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.
April 19, 2011
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.
April 15, 2011
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.
April 13, 2011
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.
April 11, 2011
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.
April 09, 2011
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.
April 08, 2011
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.
April 06, 2011
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.
April 05, 2011
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.
April 05, 2011
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.
April 04, 2011
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.
April 02, 2011
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.
April 01, 2011
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.
March 30, 2011
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.
March 29, 2011
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.
March 23, 2011
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.
March 22, 2011
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.
March 21, 2011
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.
March 16, 2011
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.
March 14, 2011
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.
March 04, 2011
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.
March 01, 2011
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.
March 01, 2011
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.
February 27, 2011
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.
February 18, 2011
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.
February 15, 2011
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.
February 02, 2011
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.
October 21, 2010
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.
September 28, 2010
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.
August 24, 2010
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.
May 26, 2010
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.
May 17, 2010
LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland tennis players, two men and two women, were recently named TranSouth Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the conference office.
April 24, 2010
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.
April 19, 2010
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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