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The flame burns bright for Loaiza

Angel Guerrero May 8, 2016

At only 15 years old, Ana Loaiza Esquivias represented her hometown of Mazatlan, Mexico by running with the 2011 Pan American Games Olympic torch in her hand. The Olympic Games and flames of that...

Women’s tennis using diversity as training tool for life lessons

Angel Guerrero March 22, 2016

Diversity at Sacramento State is greater than ever, and the women’s tennis program is one of the numerous teams on campus that reflect this reality; using their diverse backgrounds to enhance their...

Women’s tennis battles flu, drops match to Fresno State

Senior Jennifer Ong backhands a ball against Portland State at the Rio Del Oro Racquet Club Saturday, Jan. 30, 2015. The Hornets went on to defeat the Vikings 6-1.
Angel Guerrero March 16, 2016

The Sacramento State women’s tennis team was defeated 6-1 against the No. 20 ranked Fresno State Bulldogs at the Spare Time Indoor Tennis Center on March 12. The Hornets not only competed against...

Hornets, Aggies prep for Sunday battle

Senior Jennifer Ong backhands a ball against Portland State at the Rio Del Oro Racquet Club Saturday, Jan. 30, 2015. The Hornets went on to defeat the Vikings 6-1.
Angel Guerrero February 20, 2016

The Sacramento State women’s tennis team will look to end their two-game losing streak as the Hornets travel to UC Davis to play against the Aggies on Sunday, Feb. 21. This 11 a.m. matchup at...

Women’s tennis dominates at home

Angel Guerrero January 31, 2016

In their first home game of the season, the Sacramento State women's tennis team came out swinging against the visiting Portland State Vikings at the Rio Del Oro Racquet Club on Saturday, Jan. 30. The...

Sac State women’s tennis’ season ends after Big Sky Championship loss

Patricia Carpenter April 27, 2015

For 13 seasons Sacramento State women's tennis dominated the Big Sky Conference, but it all came to an end on Sunday after conference newcomers, the University of Idaho Vandals, squandered the Hornets'...

Idaho Vandals shatter Sac State women’s tennis’ Big Sky championship streak

Patricia Carpenter April 26, 2015

After dominating women's tennis in the Big Sky Conference for over a decade, Sacramento State found itself on the losing side for the first time in 14 seasons.The Hornets succumbed to the University of...

The quest for their 14th consecutive Big Sky title begins for women’s tennis

Patricia Carpenter April 23, 2015
Sacramento State Hornets' sophomore Alina Soltanici prepares to double backhand the ball during her singles match against the Weber State University Wildcat's junior Agata Bachanek during their tennis match on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at the Rio Del Oro Racquet Club in Sacramento, Calif. Soltanici won both of her matches on Tuesday; 7-5, 6-2 in singles and 6-0 in doubles.

Sac State women’s tennis drops their regular-season finale against Cal 7-0

Patricia Carpenter April 17, 2015

In their regular-season finale, the Sacramento State women's tennis team provided the closest competition during doubles against No. 4 UC Berkeley this afternoon at the Golden Bears' home courts in Berkeley,...

Women’s tennis remains perfect in Big Sky regular season with 11-0 record

Patricia Carpenter April 14, 2015

In their Big Sky Conference regular-season finale, the Sacramento State women's tennis team (16-9) wiped out the Weber State University Wildcats (12-5, 6-2 Big Sky) 6-1 this evening at Rio Del Oro Racquet...

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