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Men’s tennis knocked out of the Big Sky Championship

State Hornet Staff

April 26, 2014

After winning a thrilling match last night against Montana State to advance to the semifinals, the Sacramento State men’s tennis team’s season was dashed with a loss to Weber State at the Gold River Racquet Club on Saturday.The 4-1 loss capped a season in which injuries were the biggest opponent...

Men’s tennis loses another player to injury, falls to Fresno State

State Hornet Staff

April 13, 2014

The already banged up roster for the Sacramento State men’s tennis team lost another player in Sunday’s 5-0 loss against Fresno State.Junior Oliver Andersen rolled his ankle in the third set of his match, forfeiting the singles point. The Hornets now have more injured players on the roster than healt...

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 holds Idaho State scoreless in Big Sky play

State Hornet Staff

March 16, 2014

The Sacramento State men’s tennis team took down conference rival Idaho State, Sunday at the Rio Del Oro Racquet Club.The Hornets were impressive, winning 7-0 and improving to 3-2 in conference play. Worry seems to be fading as the team started off the season 0-2 in Big Sky competition.Since returning...

Men’s tennis ends 6-game skid

State Hornet Staff

March 9, 2014

The Sacramento State men’s tennis team snapped out of a six-game losing skid as they took down two conference opponents, Sunday at the Rio Del Oro Racquet Club.The Hornets faced Portland State and Southern Utah, two teams that the team handled easily winning 7-0 in each match. With the two victories, ...

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 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...