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Long Beach State women’s tennis handles Georgetown

Long Beach State women’s tennis team goes to three sets in four matches.

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Senior Julie Gerard returns as her senior doubles partner Maeva Razakasoa looks on Tuesday at the Rhodes Tennis Center.

Senior Julie Gerard returns as her senior doubles partner Maeva Razakasoa looks on Tuesday at the Rhodes Tennis Center.

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Senior Julie Gerard returns as her senior doubles partner Maeva Razakasoa looks on Tuesday at the Rhodes Tennis Center.

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Senior Maeva Razakasoa proved why she is a leader for the Long Beach State women’s tennis team in LBSU’s match against Georgetown (6-2) Tuesday.

Tension built throughout the match as the Hoyas continued to argue out calls and show visible frustration, but Razakasoa made quick work of Georgetown’s senior Victoire Saperstein 6-3, 6-0.

The match followed suit as the 49ers (7-2) won 6-1, but Razakasoa made it a point to say that the result showed why the Hoyas’ anger peaked.

“It was a tough match for us,” she said. “We won 6-1, but it was harder than that and when I was done with my match I looked at the score and I was like, ‘Come on, guys.’”

Georgetown’s frustration showed the most on court No. 4 in the match between LBSU’s freshman Maren Helgo and the Hoyas’ junior Sara Swift. Swift showed visible frustration on out calls and it was exposed when she threw her racket down multiple times.

“It was good to win against them,” Razakasoa said. “Even though they thought we were making [wrong] calls.”

When faced with adversity, Razakasoa mentions how LBSU coach Jenny Hilt-Costello has told the team to just play its own game.

“She tells us to stay focused,” the senior said. “And don’t try to [play] like the [others].”
LBSU will be back in action Friday when it travels to Cal State Fullerton and will host University of San Diego Saturday at 11 a.m. to round out the weekend.

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  1. shiya on March 8th, 2017 1:56 am

    understandably frustration mounts in all hard fought matches. however, there were many witnesses from both teams to the unsportsmanlike calls from long beach, especially on court 3 (swifts court) all of the players gave it their best, it’s just disappointing when some feel they need to use bad judgment on line calls to win points.

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