Cumberland University


CU Tennis Players, Coach Take Home Awards

Wednesday proved to be a great night for many of the Cumberland University Men's and Women's Tennis players as eight players were selected to the TranSouth's First Team All-Conference. In addition, nine players were selected to the Second Team All-Conference.

Rounding out the night, CU Head Tennis Coach Bill Riddle was named the TranSouth Conference Women's Tennis Coach of the Year.

Both the men's and women's teams will see action in the first round of the TranSouth Conference Tournament on Thursday, April 17 at the Vanderbilt University Tennis Center. The men face off against rival Martin Methodist College at noon, followed by the women at 3 p.m. As the No. 1 seed, the Lady 'Dawgs will await the winner of the Lambuth University vs. Lyon College tennis match.

Congratulations to the following players and coaches:

Bill Riddle
- TranSouth Conference Women's Coach of the Year

First Team All-Conference Player selections from Cumberland University
Natasha Yakomovich - #1 Singles
Beatriz Mompo - #2 Singles
Natasha Yakomovich and Beatriz Mompo - #1 Doubles
Rahab Mbuga and Amber Johnson - #3 Doubles

Edgar Galea and Roman Shkurupiy - #1 Doubles
Slava Glebov and Shayan Mirhosseini - #3 Doubles

Second Team All-Conference Player selections from Cumberland University
Emily Jacobs - #4 Singles
Danielle Madson - #5 Singles
Kristen Goodman - #6 Singles
Emily Jacobs and Kristen Goodman - #2 Doubles

Shayan Mirhosseini - #2 Singles
Slava Glebov - #3 Singles
Edgar Galea - #4 Singles
Mike Basler - #5 Singles
Sebastian Jonsson - #6 Singles
Mike Basler and Roger Pathanak - #2 Doubles