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Armstrong guides ‘Niners to victory on Senior Day

Armstrong guides ‘Niners to victory on Senior Day

Amir Vafamanesh, Sports Editor

April 8, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

If the No. 47-ranked Long Beach State women's tennis team was looking to reestablish its dominant history over the Big West Conference, then it certainly didn't hold back in its final home match of th...

Beach tennis takes down Oregon, 5-2

Daily 49er Sports Staff

April 7, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

Behind a stellar performance from the bottom half of its lineup, the No. 47-ranked Long Beach State women's tennis team notched a 5-2 victory over Oregon on Friday in its return to the Rhodes Tennis Center. It was the first match home match for The Beach in three weeks. The 49ers opened up the day with an impressive sweep in doubles action. Sarah Cantlay and Julie Luzar knocked off Pascale Neubert and Rabea Stuckemann, 8...

Beach tennis outlasts DePaul

Daily 49er Sports Staff

April 2, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

The Long Beach State women's tennis team were put to the test against DePaul on Saturday as it saw four matches go to three sets in its third contest in as many days on the road. But the 49ers managed to prevail in all four three-set matches to pick up a 6-1 victory over the Blue Demons. Anais Dallara won at the No. 1 slot, beating Katarina Milinkovic, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2, while Deborah Armstrong defeated Christana Raymond, 6-1, 3-6,...

No. 19 Notre Dame steamrolls past LBSU

Amir Vafamanesh, Sports Editor

March 31, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

The No. 44-ranked Long Beach State women's tennis team learned that it still has a ways to go before it can contend with the best collegiate teams in the country, and it found that out the hard way Friday. In the second of three matches on the road in the Midwest, the 49ers suffered a 5-2 loss to a No. 19 Notre Dame squad that featured three singles ranked opponents. The ‘Niners dropped those matches before they took...

‘Niners overcome early woes in Chicago

Daily 49er Sports Staff

March 30, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

The No. 44-ranked Long Beach State women's tennis team opened its three-match road trip in the Midwest with a come-from-behind victory over Illinois-Chicago, 5-2, on Thursday. The 49ers rallied to win the doubles point before taking four of six singles matches to win the contest. The Beach fell behind early when it dropped the first match of the day at the No. 1 slot in doubles action. The duo of Mariya Kovaleva and Linda Hricis...

‘Niner Notes: March 25

Daily 49er Sports Staff

March 24, 2011

Filed under Men's Water Polo, Sports, Women's Tennis

It hasn't been two weeks since Klaudia Malenovska returned to the tennis court from her suspension, and she has already made her presence felt on the Long Beach State women's tennis team. After completing her first full week of competition last week, Malenovska was named the Big West Conference Player of Week on Thursday after improving her season record to a perfect 4-0 in singles play. The Sophomore helped the 49ers take d...

Beach tennis falls short in Malibu

Daily 49er Sports Staff

March 17, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

The No. 44-ranked Long Beach State women's tennis team opened up its four-match road stretch with a tough loss to No. 37 Pepperdine, 4-3, in Malibu on Friday. Despite taking all three points from the top of their lineup, LBSU's bottom four could not hold off the Waves in singles action. The 49ers found themselves in an early hole in singles play as Sarah Cantlay lost to Andrea Oates, 6-1, 6-0 at the No. 6 spot. Meanwhile,...

Bottom half gives Beach tennis a lift

Eddie Perez, Staff Writer

March 16, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

The No. 44-ranked Long Beach State women's tennis team closed out its five-match homestand with its third consecutive victory on Thursday at the Rhodes Tennis Center. Despite super-tiebreaker losses at the No. 1 and No. 3 spots in singles action, the Beach received valuable contributions from the bottom half of its lineup en route to a decisive 5-2 win over Louisville. "We obviously got to five points in a hurry," LBSU h...