France native Maeva Razakasoa serves up success at Long Beach State

France native Maeva Razakasoa serves up success at Long Beach State

Stephanie Romero, Staff Writer
March 3, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Tennis

Maeva Razakasoa is 5,777 miles from home, but that isn’t keeping her from enjoying success on the tennis court. The redshirt freshman from France has started her Long Beach State career with a bang, winning 13 straight singles matches to open the season. The same can’t be said about every element... Read more »

Long Beach State cleans up at home tournament

Long Beach State cleans up at home tournament

Julio Tejada, Staff Writer
October 6, 2013
Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Tennis

The Long Beach State women’s tennis team rolled through the second annual Beach Tennis Fall Invitational with dominating wins throughout the weekend, including four championships. Maeva Razakasoa, Karolina Rozenberg and Holly Reid won three of the four singles championships, and Rozenberg and Ebba... Read more »

‘Niners to open season at UNLV Fall Invitational

Julio Tejada, Contributing Writer
September 19, 2013
Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Tennis

The Long Beach State women’s tennis team begins its fall season in Las Vegas this weekend at the annual UNLV Fall Invitational. Players from eight different schools will compete at the Fertitta Tennis Complex and will have seven flights of singles and four flights of doubles matches, according to... Read more »

Cross country teams to begin seasons Saturday

Jason Clark, Sports Editor
August 29, 2013
Filed under Men's Cross Country, Men's Golf, Men's Sports, Sports, Women's Cross Country, Women's Golf, Women's Sports, Women's Tennis

The Long Beach State men’s and women’s cross country teams will look to hit the ground running when they begin their seasons at the Mark Covert Classic on Saturday morning. The 49ers will go to Carbon Canyon Regional Park in Brea, Calif., to test their new teams, which include 16 freshmen. The... Read more »

Women’s tennis falls in opening round of NCAA tournament

Daniel Astle, Staff Writer
May 13, 2013
Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Tennis

LOS ANGELES — An early stumble Saturday denied the Long Beach State women’s tennis team of any extension to its historic 21-win season in a 4-0 sweep by Oklahoma State in the NCAA Tournament’s opening round. The third-seeded ‘Niners (21-4) were eliminated by the second-seeded Cowgirls (16-8)... Read more »

Women’s tennis wins third straight Big West championship

Daniel Astle, Staff Writer
April 28, 2013
Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Tennis

The second-seeded 49ers were crowned Big West champions for the third consecutive year on Sunday after upsetting top-seeded UC Irvine with a 4-1 victory. Head coach Jenny Hilt-Costello ignored each team's seeded positions, however, and said that the matchup featured two even teams. "Most... Read more »

TURNER: Doubles fading away from collegiate and professional levels of tennis

Andrew Turner, Staff Writer
January 23, 2013
Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Tennis

Tennis is a game steeped in tradition and a rich history. The game's respectability has always been derived from the consistent expectation of gentlemanly conduct and fair play. Some of the more technological aspects of the game are reaching new heights. The racquet technology has advanced... Read more »

Long Beach State shows strength, resolve at Beach Invitational

Andrew Turner, Staff Writer
January 22, 2013
Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Tennis

The Long Beach State women's tennis team concluded the Beach Invitational with a strong showing against New Mexico. LBSU swept all eight of its singles matches Sunday, dominating the Lobos with its aggressive approach. The ... Read more »