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Russian native backhands way to success

Russian native backhands way to success

September 15, 2014

Many universities wanted Karolina Rozenberg to play tennis for them. Longing for that true, Southern California experience, she accepted a scholarship to play tennis for Long Beach State, majoring in intern...

49ers begin year-long season with UNLV tournament

49ers begin year-long season with UNLV tournament

September 9, 2014

Coming off one of the most impressive seasons in 49er tennis history, coach Jenny Hilt-Costello’s squad is ready to get back into action for the fall season, starting with the UNLV Tournament Sept. 19. ...

France native Maeva Razakasoa serves up success at Long Beach State

France native Maeva Razakasoa serves up success at Long Beach State

March 3, 2014

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,...

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,...

‘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 the Long Beach State athletics website. The tournament will host LBSU, UNLV, New Mexico State, Northern Arizona, North Texas,...

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 men’s team will be led by junior Chris Enriquez, who had a very successful outdoor track season last spring. Joining Enriquez...

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) in a nearly-vacant UCLA Los Angeles Tennis Center, where they served as some of the only witnesses to the end of both their...

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 people know Irvine thought it was an upset," Hilt-Costello said. "We went into it thinking that we had a legitimate shot to beat them." T...