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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' chance of winning their 14th tournament title.Idaho joined the Big Sky this season after leaving th...

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.

Portland State prevails 4-3 over Sac State men’s tennis

State Hornet Staff

April 11, 2015

The Sacramento State men's tennis team continued their trend of close contests today with their 4-3 loss to the Portland State University Vikings. Eight of their last 12 matches have been decided by one point.For the Hornets this loss was significant, because of the seeding they will receive in the Big Sky C...

Women’s tennis sweeps Northern Colorado and North Dakota 7-0

Patricia Carpenter

March 21, 2015

Women's tennis is on a tear after achieving clean sweeps over Big Sky Conference foes the University of Northern Colorado and the University of North Dakota at their home court, Rio Del Oro Racquet Club, on Saturday.The No. 72 Sacramento State Hornets have steam rolled to a five-match winning streak and remain perf...

Women’s tennis beats No. 46 ranked Long Beach State 4-3

Sacramento State's Anna-Maria Nau chases after the ball during her singles match in position No. 2 against Ebba Unden of Long Beach State on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 at Rio Del Oro Racquet Club. Nau won her singles match 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 and clinched the 4-3 victory for the Hornets, breaking No. 46 Long Beach State's undefeated season.

Patricia Carpenter

February 27, 2015

The Hornets were able to reach a 5-5 record as redshirt freshman Anna-Maria Nau clinched the match point for Sacramento State women’s tennis in their 4-3 win over No. 46 Long Beach State. The 49ers were undefeated heading into the match with a 6-0 record.Nau played No. 2 singles for the Hornets and bea...

Men’s tennis drops its third consecutive match in 6-1 loss to UOP

Sac State senior Tom Miller sprints towards the left corner of the court to backhand a ball during his singles match against Pacific on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. Miller lost his match against Pacific freshman Bernardo Oliveira.

State Hornet Staff

February 21, 2015

Sacramento State men's tennis was unable to come out ahead in a highly contested battle against the University of Pacific, losing 6-1.Despite Pacific’s 1-8 record heading into the match, the Hornets didn't take their opponents lightly having had close matches over the past few seasons with them.“It ...

Stanford sweeps Sacramento State men’s tennis, 7-0

Aaron Asmus

February 17, 2015

Sacramento State men’s tennis struggled in both singles and doubles, losing to No. 39 ranked Stanford, 7-0, without winning a single set.The Hornets were not close to scoring a match point in any of their three doubles matches. They struggled with hitting against Stanford player's shots and volleys....

Men’s tennis drops its causeway match to rival UC Davis, 6-1

by Aaron Asmus

February 14, 2015

Sacramento State men's tennis team was not able to beat their causeway rival, No. 72 ranked UC Davis, with Saturday's final match score ending heavily in the Aggies' favor, 6-1.The Hornets' best opportunities to score came in their doubles matches Saturday as each pairing had an opportunity to win their ...

Sac State women’s tennis loses its first match on the road

Patricia Carpenter

February 7, 2015

After having a week's worth of rest and collecting their first win of the season, the Sacramento State women’s tennis team (1-3) headed on the road to Tucson, Arizona for a two-match trip. The Hornets dropped their first contest Saturday morning at the hands of the University of Reno with a final ...