Phoenix women tabbed second in MSC Preseason Poll

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

Garjio Garrido, Ferrando Pea ranked in Oracle/ITA Preseason Ratings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Ainhoa Garjio Garrido and Marta Ferrando Pea are ranked 16th in doubles and Garjio Garrido is 24th in singles in the Oracle/ITA Women’s Tennis Preseason Rankings published recently by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), the governing body of collegiate tennis.

Kalkhoff named CU tennis coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the hiring of Norman Kalkhoff as the tennis coach for the Phoenix. Kalkhoff brings more than 25 years of experience coaching at the high, collegiate and club levels.

Garrido reaches singles semifinals at ITA Southeast Regional

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Ainhoa Garjio Garrido posted three singles victories en route to the semifinals and fellow newcomer Marta Ferrando Pea won twice in singles as well for Cumberland in women’s tennis action this past weekend at the ITA Southeast Regional in Georgetown, Ky.

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.

Sepulveda, de Souza named ITA All-Americans

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Angelica Sepulveda and Tarsha de Souza were named ITA All-Americans, as announced Thursday by the national governing body of collegiate tennis. Twenty singles and 18 doubles players were honored by the ITA.