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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...

Hornets sweep Hawaii 7-0, establish 3-match winning streak

Hornets sweep Hawaii 7-0, establish 3-match winning streak

Sami Soto

April 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Sacramento State men’s tennis team won its third-straight match after sweeping Hawaii 7-0 Wednesday afternoon at the Rio Del Oro Racquet Club. The Hornets (10-10, 6-2 Big Sky Conference) fell to Hawaii last season 4-3, but entered today’s competition after a 6-1 win Sunday over the No. 1 ...

Sac State battles wind in 5-2 win over Dragons

Sac State battles wind in 5-2 win over Dragons

Sami Soto

March 31, 2017


Filed under Featured, Sports, Tennis

Despite heavy winds, the Sacramento State men’s tennis team topped the Drexel Dragons 5-2 Thursday afternoon to snap the Hornets’ four-game losing streak at the Rio Del Oro Racquet Club. The day began with the No. 2 doubles pairing of junior Christopher Clayton and freshman Lois Chabut against...

Women’s tennis team edged 4-3 by Cal Poly

Women’s tennis team edged 4-3 by Cal Poly

Alec Romero

March 31, 2017


Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Sacramento State women’s tennis team fell to the visiting Cal Poly Mustangs, 4-3, for its second straight loss Thursday at the Campus Tennis Courts. The match began with the doubles round as the No. 1 duo of freshman Sofia Gulnova and junior Ana Loaiza Esquivias trailed 4-0 against Cal Poly...

Sac State men’s tennis team falls to Yale 5-2

Sac State men’s tennis team falls to Yale 5-2

Claire Morgan

March 20, 2017


Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Sacramento State men’s tennis team lost its fourth straight match Sunday after a 5-2 defeat to Yale at the Rio Del Oro Racquet Club. The Hornets (7-10, 5-2 Big Sky) began doubles with a win after the No. 1 duo of sophomore Mikus Losbergs and junior Kasparas Zemaitelis defeated senior Alex Hag...

Sac State endures illness and darkness en route to doubleheader sweep

Sac State endures illness and darkness en route to doubleheader sweep

Will Moon

March 19, 2017


Filed under Featured, Sports, Tennis

Despite one-third of its active roster fighting the flu and a mid-match venue change during the second game of the day, the Sacramento State women’s tennis team swept Saturday’s doubleheader over Weber State and Idaho State. The day began at 10 a.m. on the Campus Tennis Courts and concluded at 7:52...

Sac State men’s tennis team shut out against Aggies

Sac State men’s tennis team shut out against Aggies

Alec Romero

March 12, 2017


Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Sacramento State men’s tennis team was swept for the second straight game Sunday after falling 7-0 to UC Davis in the final day of the Golden State Invite. After being swept (4-0) Saturday by Grand Canyon, the Hornets traveled to the Mayra Welch Tennis Center at UC Davis — which co-hosted eigh...

Sac State swept against Grand Canyon tennis team, 4-0

Sac State swept against Grand Canyon tennis team, 4-0

Sami Soto

March 12, 2017


Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Sacramento State men’s tennis team fell to Grand Canyon on the second day of the Golden State Invite Saturday at the Sac State tennis courts. Sac State (7-7, 5-2 Big Sky Conference) had close matches in four of the contests, but those were left unfinished due to Grand Canyon’s (9-7) quick...

Men’s tennis team shuts out Northern Colorado in 7-0 win

Men’s tennis team shuts out Northern Colorado in 7-0 win

Matthew Nobert

March 11, 2017


Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Sacramento State men’s tennis team began the first day of the Golden State Invite with a 7-0 victory Friday over Northern Colorado at the Sac State tennis courts. This Big Sky Conference matchup was the first time the Hornets have played at Sac State this season, as the team usually plays at the...

Women’s tennis team struggles without top seniors due to ‘ongoing investigation’

Women’s tennis team struggles without top seniors due to ‘ongoing investigation’

Will Moon

March 9, 2017


Filed under Sports, Tennis

With two months down and less than two months remaining in the spring season, the Sacramento State women’s tennis team has defied expectations, for better or for worse. Though the Hornets were projected to finish the regular season atop the Big Sky Conference in January’s preseason coaches’...

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