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Waves cut 49ers’ run short in first round of NCAA tournament

Waves cut 49ers’ run short in first round of NCAA tournament

May 13, 2011

The No. 36-ranked Long Beach State women's tennis team could've avenged two regular-reason losses in consecutive years against No. 27 Pepperdine when it mattered most.  But instead, it was the Waves wh...

49ers look to keep ball rolling in NCAA tournament

49ers look to keep ball rolling in NCAA tournament

Eddie Perez, Staff Writer

May 10, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

The No. 36-ranked Long Beach State women's tennis team is hoping that the third time will be the charm as it prepares to face No. 27 Pepperdine in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Saturday at...

‘Niners headed to Stanford for NCAA tournament

Eddie Perez, Staff Writer

May 2, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

The Long Beach State women's tennis team will be making its return to the NCAA tournament as it heads north to the Stanford Regional in Palo Alto, Calif., the NCAA Division I Women's Tennis Subcommittee announced Tuesday. In a rematch of the regular season, the No. 36-ranked 49ers (20-5) will face No. 27 Pepperdine University (14-7) in the opening round on a date that is to be determined — either May 13 or May 14, a...

LBSU avenges loss to earn automatic bid to NCAA tournament

LBSU avenges loss to earn automatic bid to NCAA tournament

May 1, 2011

It was a déjà vu moment for the Long Beach State women's tennis team Sunday when it faced UC Irvine for the second consecutive year in the Big West Conference tournament championship at...

Beach tennis: one win away from punching NCAA ticket

Eddie Perez and Eddie Perez

April 29, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

The No. 1-seeded Long Beach State women's tennis team is now one match away from earning its seventh Big West Conference title in eight years and an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament after a decisive 4-1 victory Saturday against the No. 5-seeded University of Pacific at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. With the win, the 49ers will be making their 11th consecutive appearance in the Big West tournament championship. The Beach received c...

49ers make easy work of Titans in first round

Eddie Perez, Staff Writer

April 28, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

The No. 1-seeded Long Beach State women's tennis team finished the season with a five-match winning streak, and sure enough, the 49ers carried that momentum over into a decisive 4-0 victory over No. 8 Cal State Fullerton on Friday in the first round of the Big West Conference Championships. Sophomore Sarah Cantlay played a crucial role in the victory, picking up two wins for the Beach en route to its shutout at the India...

‘Niners aim to put last season behind them

‘Niners aim to put last season behind them

Amir Vafamanesh, Sports Editor

April 26, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

After failing to earn a bid to the NCAA tournament for the first time in seven years last season, the No. 39-ranked Long Beach State women's tennis team will have it sights set on redemption this weekend at...

Victory gives 49ers fourth consecutive Big West regular-season title

Daily 49er Sports Staff

April 15, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

The Long Beach State women's tennis team captured its fourth consecutive regular-season Big West Conference title Saturday with a 5-2 win on the road at the University of Pacific. With the win, the 49ers (17-5, 7-1 Big West) also clinched a No. 1 seed in the upcoming conference tournament. In doubles action, the 49ers won the first match of the day at No. 3 as Sarah Cantlay and Julie Luzar defeated Olga Gumenyuk and Susan Te, 8-...