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Sac State men’s tennis team wins home opener over Eastern Washington 5-2

Sac State men’s tennis team wins home opener over Eastern Washington 5-2

Luis Platero

January 24, 2020

The Sacramento State men’s tennis team defeated Eastern Washington 5-2 for its first Big Sky Conference win of the season on Friday in their home opener.  The Hornets (1-1, 1-0 Big Sky) bounced back after a road loss against Pepperdine to start the season. The team started off strong in doubles...

Sac State women’s tennis team starts fundraiser to pay for already purchased lockers

Sac State women’s tennis team starts fundraiser to pay for already purchased lockers

Shikhar Mohan

December 16, 2019

The Sacramento State women’s tennis team recently generated a fundraiser on the Hornet Athletics website to bring in money for new lockers that had already been purchased. The fundraiser was created to build the first-ever locker room for the women’s tennis program on Sac State’s campus. When fi...

Sac State women’s tennis team ready for challenge of new season

Sac State women’s tennis team ready for challenge of new season

Shikhar Mohan

December 12, 2019

Cami Hubbs has been coaching women’s tennis at Sacramento State since 2017 and is ready for the challenge that awaits in her third season as head coach. “I’ve learned a lot from the past,” said Hubbs, who has spent 10 years on the coaching staff of various schools. The Hornets will travel t...

Seventh in Big Sky not enough for Sac State men’s tennis team

Seventh in Big Sky not enough for Sac State men’s tennis team

Cristian Corona and Estefany Nunez

March 12, 2019

Sacramento State’s men's tennis team is striving to finish in this season’s top six of the Big Sky Conference, which would qualify the team to advance into the Big Sky Tournament. Head coach Kevin Kurtz, along with two of the team’s captains, Mikus Losbergs and Donald Hall, say they will try t...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 — ...

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