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Men’s tennis reserved by injured roster

State Hornet Staff

March 18, 2014

Injuries are a common occurrence in sports. They can arise from poor preparation or fluke accidents and can put an entire season in jeopardy.For the Sacramento State men’s tennis team, that is the dilemma.The Hornets have battled through an injury-plagued season, with the pressure of being selected as favorites...

Men’s tennis struggles against non-conference foe Idaho

State Hornet Staff

March 18, 2014

The Sacramento State men’s tennis team fell to the University of Idaho, a non-conference opponent, in its first match back on the Sac State campus, Tuesday.Due to having the courts resurfaced at Rio Del Oro Racquet Club, the Hornets usual home court, they held the match at Sac State.Missing junior ...

Men’s tennis serves up a loss against New Mexico State

State Hornet Staff

March 15, 2014

The Sacramento State men’s tennis team lost in a non-conference match to New Mexico State University, Saturday at the Rio Del Oro Racquet Club after coming off back-to-back wins last weekend.The Hornets lost the match 5-2 to the Aggies.With the loss, the Hornets drop to 4-10 on the season. The team...

Men’s tennis drops sixth straight match to USF

State Hornet Staff

March 8, 2014

The Sacramento State men’s tennis team dropped its sixth straight match against the University of San Francisco, Saturday at the Rio Del Oro Racquet Club.The 6-1 loss for the Hornets brings their record to 2-9 on the season.In addition to having lost junior Sean Kolar for potentially the duration o...

Men’s tennis drops fifth straight to Montana State

State Hornet Staff

March 2, 2014

The Sacramento State men’s tennis team lost its fifth straight as it fell at the hands of Montana State, 4-3 Sunday afternoon.The loss brings the Hornets record to 2-8, and 0-2 in Big Sky Conference matchups.The Hornets were tied 3-3 going into the final match as junior Oliver Andersen took on Montana State’s Ke...

Men’s tennis loses in Causeway action to UC Davis

State Hornet Staff

February 16, 2014

The eighth straight win against rival UC Davis was not to be for the Sacramento State men’s tennis team, as they fell 6-1 in Causeway Cup action at the Rio Del Oro Racquet Club, Sunday.The Hornets, who have battled injuries early on this year, could not rally back from defeat in doubles competition. The slow s...

Men’s tennis bolstered by strong play from standout Marek Marksoo

Marek Marksoo returns the ball with a backhand.

Satchi Hover

October 2, 2013

It did not take long for Sacramento State junior tennis player Marek Marksoo to develop an interest in the sport he has a strong passion for and it took even less time for Hornet coaches to realize he was a special player.“You could tell the first day he got here,” said assistant coach Kevin Kurtz. ...

Men’s tennis ready to begin run for back to back Big Sky championships

Satchi Hover

September 11, 2013

After winning the Big Sky Tournament in 2012, the men’s tennis team at Sacramento State will look to continue their winning ways in 2013. Head coach Slava Konikov will be entering his ninth season at the helm. During his time with the Hornets, Konikov has led the team to an overall record of 125-84...

Men’s tennis attempts to finish season strong

Gabe Pacheco

April 10, 2013

With the Big Sky Conference Tournament nearly two weeks away, the four-time defending Big Sky Champion’s Sacramento State men’s tennis team gears up for its final regular season opponent Saint Mary’s on April 21 before continuing its pursuit for a fifth straight title and NCAA tournament bid.  Du...

Portland snaps tennis’ five-game winning streak

Gabe Pacheco

April 4, 2013

Singles victories for Sacramento State's Sean Kolar and Roy Brandys were not enough to prevail the Hornets over the University of Portland in a 5-2 non-conference defeat on Thursday at Portland’s LP Tennis Center.  The loss snapped the Hornets (12-11) five-game winning steak and gave them their seco...

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