REMINDER: CU accepting nominations for 2017 Hall of Fame class

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University Athletic Department is accepting nominations for the Class of 2017 Sports Hall of Fame until Monday, April 3. Nominations must be made in writing and include full justification for the nomination, including statistics, honors, awards and any other pertinent information about the nominee. The 2017 Hall of Fame dinner is set for Friday, October 6, at 6 p.m. in Baird Chapel.


Women's tennis falls to Campbellsville, 6-3

LEBANON, Tenn. – Marta Ferrando Pea and Franki Jecker collected singles victories and Cumberland posted one doubles win, but Campbellsville University was too much in a 6-3 victory over Cumberland in women’s tennis action Wednesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.


Women drop 8-1 decision at Bellarmine

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garjio Garrido posted a singles victory, but Bellarmine University won all three doubles matches and the remaining singles outings in an 8-1 victory over Cumberland in women’s tennis action Saturday in Louisville, Ky.


Garjio Garrido drops to No. 28 in ITA singles rankings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland freshman Ainhoa Garjio Garrijo dropped four spots to No. 28 in the latest Oracle/ITA NAIA Women's National Singles Rankings, as announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association on Wednesday.


Kalkhoff resigns as tennis coach

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the resignation of tennis coach Norman Kalkhoff for personal reasons, effective immediately. Assistant Athletic Director Mitch Walters will take over as interim coach with help from graduate assistant and former All-American Angelica Sepulveda.


Women's tennis wins at Tennessee Wesleyan

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Ainhoa Garjio Garrido and Franki Jecker posted wins in singles and doubles, helping the Phoenix overcome a slow start in a 5-3 victory against Tennessee Wesleyan in women’s tennis action late Friday in Athens, Tenn.


Men's tennis remains 20th, women drop to No. 19 in Coaches' Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s tennis remained 20th and the Phoenix women dropped one spot to No. 19 in this week’s NAIA Tennis Coaches’ Top 25 Polls, released Tuesday by the national office.


CU drops 7-0 decision at Belmont

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland lost one doubles match in a tiebreaker and Ainhoa Garjio Garrido and Sarah Edwards each dropped singles outings in three sets in a 7-0 loss to Belmont in women’s tennis action Friday night in Brentwood, Tenn.


Women's tennis falls at TSU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Ainhoa Garjio Garrido posted a singles victory in straight sets and won her doubles match with Franki Jecker, but Tennessee State claimed the doubles point and the remaining singles outings in a 6-1 victory over Cumberland in women’s tennis action Thursday at Hadley Park in Nashville, Tenn.