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Sac State tennis program placed on 3-year probation following NCAA violations

Sac State tennis program placed on 3-year probation following NCAA violations

Will Moon, Digital editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured, Sports, Tennis, Tennis

The Sacramento State women’s and men’s tennis programs are under three years of probation through April 18, 2021, according to an NCAA report published on Thursday. The report cites numerous infractions involving the University, former players, coaches and the director of tennis. While the report di...

Men’s tennis team ends 4-year losing streak against UC Davis

Men’s tennis team ends 4-year losing streak against UC Davis

Jose Gaglianone

April 11, 2018


Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Sacramento State men’s tennis team defeated UC Davis for the first time in four years by a score of 4-3 on Wednesday. The Hornets (6-12, 5-4 Big Sky Conference) started of the day trailing 0-1 because they lost two out of the three doubles matches at the Sacramento State Courts. Juniors D...

Men’s tennis team powers through Portland State 5-2

Men’s tennis team powers through Portland State 5-2

Vincent Moleski

April 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Sacramento State men’s tennis team defeated the Portland State Vikings on Saturday to bring its Big Sky Conference record to 4-3. The Hornets (5-11, 4-3 Big Sky) first began the day by winning two out of three doubles matches to start with a 1-0 team lead at the Sacramento State Courts. Junior...

Men’s tennis team struggles under first-year head coach

Men’s tennis team struggles under first-year head coach

Alex Daniels

March 12, 2018


Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Sacramento State men’s tennis team hasn't gotten off to the best of starts this season under first-year head coach Kevin Kurtz. Kurtz, who began as a volunteer assistant in the spring of 2006, replaced 12-year head coach Vyacheslav “Slava” Konikov after he resigned to coach former No. 1...

Men’s tennis loses 2 out of 3 matches in Golden State Invite

Men’s tennis loses 2 out of 3 matches in Golden State Invite

Corina Gutierrez

March 11, 2018


Filed under Sports, Tennis

The 2018 Golden State Invite Tournament wrapped up with the Sacramento State men’s tennis team falling against Nevada on Sunday afternoon for its second loss this weekend. The Hornets lost 5-2 against Hawaii on Friday, but won 4-2 against Saint Mary’s College on Saturday with both games being p...

Women’s tennis falls to No. 45 ranked Saint Mary’s

Women’s tennis falls to No. 45 ranked Saint Mary’s

Nick Minges

February 25, 2018


Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Sacramento State women’s tennis team suffered its fifth loss of the year against Saint Mary’s College on Sunday afternoon by a score of 5-2. The Hornets began their match against Saint Mary’s — which is ranked No. 45 in the nation according to the Intercollegiate Tennis Association — ...

Grand Canyon too much to handle for men’s tennis team

Grand Canyon too much to handle for men’s tennis team

Clarissa Pacheco

February 24, 2018


Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Sacramento State men's tennis team added another loss to its record on Friday afternoon after falling to Grand Canyon University 6-1. Despite one doubles win and one singles win at the Sacramento State Courts, the Hornets (1-6) could not keep up with the power plays of Grand Canyon, which brought...

Sac State women’s tennis edged by Wolf Pack 4-3

Sac State women’s tennis edged by Wolf Pack 4-3

Alex Daniels

February 3, 2018


Filed under Featured, Sports, Tennis

The women’s tennis team fell to the Nevada Wolf Pack 4-3 on Saturday afternoon at the Sacramento State Courts. The Hornets (1-3, 1-0 Big Sky Conference) began the day losing their doubles matches 2-1 to the Wolf Pack. The No. 1 doubles team of senior Ana Loaiza Esquivias and redshirt sophomore Caroli...

Despite early season struggles, men’s tennis ‘hungry’ for Big Sky success

Despite early season struggles, men’s tennis ‘hungry’ for Big Sky success

Alex Daniels

January 22, 2018


Filed under Featured, Sports, Tennis

Coming off a semifinal loss to Idaho in the Big Sky Conference Tournament last year, the Sacramento State men’s tennis team is excited for the possibilities of this season with a new head coach. The Hornets are projected to finish third this season in the Big Sky, which is the same finish they...

Men’s tennis team clinches regular-season finale with 4-3 win

Men’s tennis team clinches regular-season finale with 4-3 win

Sami Soto

April 16, 2017


Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Sacramento State men's tennis team came from behind to defeat Weber State 4-3 in its last regular-season conference match Saturday afternoon at the Rio Del Oro Racquet Club. During the semifinals of the Big Sky Tournament last season, the Weber State Wildcats defeated the Hornets 4-1. They conti...

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