Daily 49er

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-...

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...