1250 Bellflower Blvd. Long Beach, CA 90840 -- LA-4 201  --  (562) 985-8000.
Hayley Thompson dominates on the court with her backhand

Hayley Thompson dominates on the court with her backhand

November 1, 2016

For Long Beach State senior tennis player Hayley Thompson, her hours of practicing her backhand are starting to pay off as she continues to win on the court. The senior, who has played in almost every l... Read more »

Hayley Thompson wins Beach Tennis Fall Tournament

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

October 11, 2016

Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Tennis

After two competitive sets, Long Beach State senior Hayley Thompson defeated Loyola Marymount’s Jessica Perez 6-0 in the final set to claim the Flight A Beach Tennis Fall Tournament Sunday at Rhodes Tennis Center. In the first set, Perez challenged Thompson as the two exchanged points throughout, but Thompson prevailed to beat Perez in the tiebreaker 7-6 (5). “We are really proud of Hayley,” LBSU coach Jenny Hilt... Read more »

Long Beach State’s Julie Gerard and Maeva Razakasoa take UNLV Tournament doubles title

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

September 27, 2016

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

  Competing in their first competition of the season, the Long Beach State women’s tennis team duo of Julie Gerard and Maeva Razakasoa won the No. 2 flight doubles title at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Invitational. The pair defeated University of Southern California’s double team of Angela Kulikov and Madison Westby 8-6 Sunday, capping off a 3-0 weekend. While LBSU’s duo won their doubles competition... Read more »

Sports Roundup

Josh Barajas, Sports Editor

September 28, 2015

Filed under Men's Cross Country, Men's Water Polo, Sports, Today, Women's Tennis

Men’s Water Polo No. 3 USC defeated the No. 7 Long Beach State men’s water polo team 17-9 in Los Angeles on Saturday. Three different Trojans finished with hat tricks while no one on the 49ers finished with more than two goals. LBSU’s freshmen defenders Austin Stevenson and Keegan Wicken each netted twice and senior goalie Pavo Ljepopio managed six saves. Men’s Cross Country The LBSU men’s cross-country team f... Read more »

Opposites attract victories

Opposites attract victories

May 11, 2015

An unlikely partnership came to an end Saturday in the first round of the NCAA tournament.  Officials suspended Ebba Unden and Hayley Thompson’s match after Virginia Tech secured victories over LBSU’s... Read more »

49ers face Virginia Tech in NCAA tournament

49ers face Virginia Tech in NCAA tournament

Oscar Terrones, Sports Editor

May 7, 2015

Filed under Sports, Today, Women's Sports, Women's Tennis

The Long Beach State women’s tennis team will make its 12th NCAA tournament appearance on Saturday when it takes on Virginia Tech in the first round.   The 49ers are coming off their 12th... Read more »

Second year 49er earning top honors

Oscar Terrones, Sports Editor

May 6, 2015

Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Tennis

Hayley Thompson scored the clinching point in this year’s Big West Tournament against UC Santa Barbara and punched the 49ers’ ticket to another NCAA Tourney appearance. The sophomore has been a part of back-to-back Big West champion tennis teams, and she’s had success in both singles and doubles competition. The Irvine native, in addition to being receiving honorable mention on the All-Big West singles team, earned... Read more »

LBSU tennis coach discusses team’s success

Oscar Terrones, Sports Editor

May 4, 2015

Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Tennis

The Long Beach State women’s tennis team won its 12th Big West championship when it defeated UC Santa Barbara in the conference tournament on April 26. The Daily 49er caught up with head coach Jenny Hilt-Costello, who opened up about some of the challenges of repeating as conference champions, recruiting international players and meeting expectations. Is it harder or easier to repeat as conference champions every ye... Read more »

1250 Bellflower Blvd. Long Beach, CA 90840 -- LA-4 201  --  (562) 985-8000.
Women’s Tennis