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

Patricia Carpenter
April 23, 2015
Filed under Sports, Tennis

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.

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No. 73 Sac State women’s tennis drops match 5-2 to No. 70 UC Irvine

Patricia Carpenter
March 25, 2015
Filed under Sports, Tennis

After creating their longest streak of the season, Sacramento State women's tennis has dropped two consecutive matches on the road this week.On Tuesday, the Hornets' four-match winning streak was snapped by No. 72 San Diego State after the Aztecs beat them 6-1. The losing trend continued today after...

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

Patricia Carpenter
March 21, 2015
Filed under Sports, Tennis

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...

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

Patricia Carpenter
March 7, 2015
Filed under Sports, Tennis

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 beats No. 46 ranked Long Beach State 4-3

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

Patricia Carpenter
February 27, 2015
Filed under Sports, Tennis

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 keeps new Big Sky Conference streak rolling

Patricia Carpenter
February 22, 2015
Filed under Sports, Tennis

In their third conference game of the season, the Sacramento State women's tennis team was able to defeat Portland State, 5-2, as they split their road matches this weekend in Washington.The women have remained undefeated in Big Sky Conference action and are currently sitting in first place above the Unive...

Women’s tennis wins pair of matches to earn 2-0 record in Big Sky Conference play

Patricia Carpenter
February 13, 2015
Filed under Sports, Tennis

After losing its historic streak last season, the women’s tennis program at Sacramento State headed on the road for a two-match trip against Big Sky Conference competition in Cheney, Washington. In 2014, the Hornets lost their 112 consecutive wins record, but started a new one in the championship last se...

ASU sweeps Sac State women’s tennis 7-0

Patricia Carpenter
February 8, 2015
Filed under Sports, Tennis

In the final match of their two-day road trip to Tucson, Arizona, Sacramento State's women’s tennis team (1-4) faced a tall order when they competed against No. 36 University of Arizona (3-0) on Sunday. The women were swept by the Wildcats with a final score of 7-0.Sophomore Deimante Bulatovaite and j...

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

Patricia Carpenter
February 7, 2015
Filed under Sports, Tennis

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 ...

Women’s tennis looks to shake off slow start

Patricia Carpenter
January 29, 2015
Filed under Sports, Tennis

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...

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