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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...

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 Idaho Vandals 4-3 in the Big Sky championship at Gold River Racquet Club in Gold River, California on ...

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.

Hornets’ women’s tennis crush No. 73 UC Santa Barbara 6-1

Patricia Carpenter

March 7, 2015

For the first time since 2012, the Sacramento State women’s tennis program has defeated two ranked opponents in a season. The Hornet’s 6-1 win today over No. 73 UC Santa Barbara (5-5) secured the feat for the squad and evened their overall record to 6-6.Coach Dima Hrynashka was ecstatic about thei...

Women’s tennis shines in league play, struggles in nonconference matches

Patricia Carpenter

March 6, 2015

It’s a tale of two seasons for the Sacramento State women’s tennis team as the Hornets are establishing strong momentum in Big Sky Conference play, but are struggling against opponents in the squad’s nonconference schedule.The team was able secure a win over a ranked team for the first time since April...

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...

Women’s tennis looks to shake off slow start

Patricia Carpenter

January 29, 2015

When the 2015 preseason Big Sky Conference coaches’ poll came out in the beginning of January, it was no shock that the Sacramento State women’s tennis team was voted to land in first place.The program is on pace to be crowned with its 14th consecutive championship title and NCAA Tournament bid, b...

Women’s tennis starts fresh after dropping 112-match winning streak

State Hornet Staff

April 22, 2014

At the beginning of the season, not many would have predicted that the Sacramento State women’s tennis team would finish third place in conference, let alone drop three matches to Big Sky teams.The program boasted accolades of 112 consecutive Big Sky Conference wins and 12 conference titles, which is ...

Conference season welcoming for women’s tennis

Patricia Carpenter

March 11, 2014

After a rough beginning this spring season, Sacramento State women’s tennis team is finding comfort in approaching Big Sky Conference action this week, hoping to regain its confidence again.Since 2003, the program collected 105 consecutive wins in conference and is looking at a young Hornet squad ...