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Serena Williams’ claims of discrimination are valid

Serena Williams’ claims of discrimination are valid

September 10, 2018

It’s no secret that professional sports has long been a bit of a boy’s club and while the wage gap in sports is slowly closing, the differences in the treatment of men and women in athletics goes well beyond pay. ...

International athletes are part of LBSU’s success

International athletes are part of LBSU’s success

April 30, 2018

A recent trend among some of the successful sports teams at Long Beach State is the recruitment of international athletes. They travel thousands of miles to devote multiple years of work to a program, whi...

Long Beach State women’s tennis outshine conference leaders, UC Davis

Long Beach State women’s tennis outshine conference leaders, UC Davis

April 15, 2018

The Long Beach State women's tennis team earned its third consecutive victory after besting conference leaders UC Davis 4-1 Sunday at the Rhodes Tennis Center. After losing the doubles point, the 49ers (1...

A last breath defeat for Long Beach State women’s tennis

A last breath defeat for Long Beach State women’s tennis

March 18, 2018

A perfect March ended for Long Beach State women's tennis team, as the team suffered a close 4-3 loss Saturday against Purdue at the Rhodes Tennis Center. LBSU (6-6) and Purdue (7-7) fought until ...

LBSU women’s tennis edged Penn in the final moment

LBSU women’s tennis edged Penn in the final moment

March 7, 2018

  Natalie Muñoz has been nothing but clutch for the Long Beach State women’s tennis team this season. Her point in the third singles match against University of Pennsylvania sealed the 4-3 vic...

LBSU women’s tennis has a French captain leading the line

LBSU women’s tennis has a French captain leading the line

March 5, 2018

Lena Pacholski steps up to the baseline of Hannah Grady Court in every home match at the Rhodes Tennis Center. She vigorously bounces the ball three to four times before rocking forward with her deadly ...

Long Beach State tennis falls against Loyola Marymount

Long Beach State tennis falls against Loyola Marymount

February 21, 2018

Long Beach State women’s tennis was upset 6-1 by Loyola Marymount in a match full of controversy. Multiple decisions by the umpires were questioned by both coaches, creating a tense atmosphere at the Rhode...

20 years of Jenny Hilt-Costello at LBSU

20 years of Jenny Hilt-Costello at LBSU

February 21, 2018

Long Beach State women’s tennis head coach Jenny Hilt-Costello went through the most challenging period of her life during the 2004 season. She faced the struggle of chemotherapy fatigue and played ...