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Men’s tennis team defeats Idaho State 6-1, snaps losing streak

Men’s tennis team defeats Idaho State 6-1, snaps losing streak

Alec Romero
March 6, 2017
Filed under Sports, Tennis

After a month on the road, the Sacramento State men’s tennis team defeated Idaho State in a Big Sky Conference matchup Sunday at the Spare Time Indoor Tennis Center. The Hornets (6-6, 4-2 Big Sky) snapped a streak of four straight losses and moved back up to a .500 winning percentage. “We we...

Women’s tennis team splits doubleheader against Montana, Montana State

Women’s tennis team splits doubleheader against Montana, Montana State

Carlo Marzan
March 5, 2017
Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Sacramento State women's tennis team split a doubleheader Saturday as the Hornets defeated the Montana Grizzlies and lost to the Montana State Bobcats at Spare Time Indoor Tennis Center. Montana earned a match point after beating the Hornets 2-1 in doubles play. Freshman Karina Vyrlan and senior And...

Men’s tennis team falls 5-2 to UC Davis

Men’s tennis team falls 5-2 to UC Davis

Matthew Nobert
February 26, 2017
Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Sacramento State men’s tennis team lost 5-2 to UC Davis, but the Hornets expressed confidence at the Marya Welch Tennis Center despite the team’s fourth-straight loss Saturday. “I’m proud of our guys,” Sac State assistant coach Kevin Kurtz said. “Our guys fought hard. This is what we shoul...

Sac State falls to Northern Arizona, tops Southern Utah in doubleheader

Sac State falls to Northern Arizona, tops Southern Utah in doubleheader

Will Moon
February 19, 2017
Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Sacramento State women’s tennis team snapped a seven-game skid after splitting Saturday’s doubleheader with a 6-1 win over Southern Utah at the Spare Time Indoor Tennis Center. Though Sac State coach Clarisse Baca thought the Hornets would finish the day with a pair of wins over Northern Ari...

From fun to full-time collegiate men’s tennis contender

From fun to full-time collegiate men’s tennis contender

Matthew Nobert
February 16, 2017
Filed under Sports, Tennis

Sacramento State men’s tennis player Mikus Losbergs first picked up a racket for some fun with friends in Marupe, Latvia and soon found himself falling in love with the sport. “When I was seven, at the beginning I started playing weekend leagues for fun with a few of my friends and I just started...

Women’s tennis team falls 4-3 to Nevada for sixth-straight loss

Women’s tennis team falls 4-3 to Nevada for sixth-straight loss

Will Moon
February 12, 2017
Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Sacramento State women’s tennis team lost its sixth-straight match Sunday as the team could not overcome a doubles sweep and fell 4-3 to Nevada at the Sac State tennis courts. Following a loss to defending national champion Stanford Feb. 8, Sac State (1-6) returned home to face an aggressive N...

Men’s tennis team remains undefeated in conference with doubleheader wins

Men’s tennis team remains undefeated in conference with doubleheader wins

Matthew Nobert
February 4, 2017
Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Sacramento State’s men’s tennis team earned two wins Friday after beating Southern Utah 7-0 and North Dakota 6-1 to remain undefeated in the Big Sky Conference. Though the Hornets had to play the doubleheader indoors due to weather, the team seemed prepared for whatever came its way. “...

Men’s tennis team abuzz with excitement after sweet start

Men’s tennis team abuzz with excitement after sweet start

Cassie Dickman
February 2, 2017
Filed under Sports, Tennis

Following a 4-3 win in the season opener against Fresno State on Jan. 21 and promising performances in fall tournaments, the Sacramento State men’s tennis team is looking forward to more competition. “I didn’t expect that we would even be close with (Fresno State) and I think it was pretty a...

Sac State women’s tennis team edged by UC Davis 4-3

Sac State women’s tennis team edged by UC Davis 4-3

Will Moon
January 28, 2017
Filed under Sports, Tennis

After falling behind early in a 3-0 doubles sweep, the Sacramento State women’s tennis team dropped Saturday’s Causeway showdown 4-3 to rivals UC Davis. The match marked Davis’ (2-1) eighth victory over Sac State (1-2) in any sport out of the 10 meetings between the schools since Sept. 2.  ...

Women’s tennis team projected to finish first in Big Sky

Women’s tennis team projected to finish first in Big Sky

Will Moon
January 26, 2017
Filed under Sports, Tennis

With a new head coach and three true freshmen on its 10-player roster, the Sacramento State women’s tennis team is still projected to maintain its dominant reputation. The Hornets, now coached by former team captain (2008-2012) and star Clarisse Baca, were selected to finish first in the Big Sk...

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