Manuel Marcelo, Rodrigues both ranked in latest ITA poll
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Manuel Marcelo, Rodrigues both ranked in latest ITA poll
Antonio Manuel Marcelo is ranked in singles and doubles in the latest ITA NAIA College Tennis Poll announced this week. (Credit Steve Wampler)

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.

Marcelo is ranked 19th in singles despite not playing a singles match this year because of injury. The sophomore from Cascais, Portugal, has taken part in doubles outings the last week for the Bulldogs and is ranked 21st nationally along with Rodrigues in the latest doubles rankings.

Cumberland upped its record to 5-1 this season with a 7-2 victory over long-time rival Martin Methodist on Wednesday and will host Tennessee Wesleyan on Friday at 2 p.m. before hitting the road again for outings at the University of Pikeville and UVA-Wise on Monday and Tuesday next week.