2013-14 Sacramento State Women's Tennis News
July 15, 2014
WOMEN’S TENNIS EARNS TEAM AND INDIVIDUAL ITA ACADEMIC AWARDS
The Sacramento State women's tennis team and four of its members have earned academic awards from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).
June 30, 2014
HORNET STUDENT-ATHLETES COMBINE FOR 36 SPRING ACADEMIC HONORS
Eight Sacramento State spring teams have combined for 36 conference all-academic honors in the sports of women’s golf, softball, baseball, rowing, men’s and women’s tennis, and men’s and women’s outdoor track and field.
June 27, 2014
LOHSCHEIDT AND WILLIAMS EARN BIG SKY SCHOLAR ATHLETE AWARDS
Senior women’s tennis player Sophie Lohscheidt and football player Markell Williams have been selected as Sacramento State’s 2014 Big Sky Scholar Athlete Award winners, the conference announced.
May 9, 2014
WOMEN’S TENNIS FALLS TO #3 UCLA IN NCAA TOURNAMENT
Playing in the NCAA Tournament for the 13th consecutive year, Sacramento State faced the No. 3 team in the country, UCLA, on its home court and took a 4-0 loss on Friday in Los Angeles.
May 1, 2014
FOUR WOMEN’S TENNIS PLAYERS NAMED ALL-BIG SKY
Led by all-Big Sky first team selections for senior Sophie Lohscheidt and sophomore Daria Savchenko, Sacramento State had four players named to the all-conference teams announced by the Big Sky on Thursday.
April 29, 2014
WOMEN’S TENNIS DRAWS #3 UCLA IN NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP FIRST ROUND
Making its 13th-consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance, Sacramento State women’s tennis has drawn No. 3 UCLA in the first round of the national championship.
April 28, 2014
VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS OF WOMEN'S TENNIS' CHAMPIONSHIP VICTORY OVER MONTANA
Highlights of Sacramento State's epic 4-3 victory over Montana in the Big Sky Women's Tennis Tournament championship match.
April 27, 2014
WOMEN'S TENNIS WINS 13TH STRAIGHT BIG SKY CHAMPIONSHIP
The Sacramento State women's tennis team claimed its 13th consecutive Big Sky Conference Tournament title with a 4-3 win over top-seeded Montana on Sunday at the Gold River Racquet Club.
April 26, 2014
WOMEN’S TENNIS CRUISES PAST NORTHERN ARIZONA INTO BIG SKY FINAL
Sacramento State swept doubles and dropped just two games in three quick singles matches to defeat Northern Arizona, 4-0, in the semifinal round of the Big Sky Women’s Tennis Championship on Saturday.
April 25, 2014
BIG SKY TENNIS QUARTERFINAL MATCHES ON FRIDAY MOVED INDOORS
Due to rain, the Big Sky Conference Tennis Tournament quarterfinal matches have been moved indoors today.
April 25, 2014
WOMEN’S TENNIS SWEEPS NORTHERN COLORADO IN BIG SKY TOURNEY OPENER
Sacramento State, the No. 3 seed for the Big Sky Championship, opened tournament play with a commanding 4-0 sweep of No. 6 seed Northern Colorado in a quarterfinal match on Friday at Spare Time Indoor Tennis Center.
April 24, 2014
WOMEN’S TENNIS 112-MATCH WIN STREAK NAMED #5 BIG SKY WOMEN'S MOMENT
The 112-match Big Sky winning streak recorded by the Sacramento State women’s tennis team is No. 5 on the list of the 25 greatest moments in Big Sky women’s history.
April 22, 2014
MEN’S AND WOMEN’S TENNIS HOST BIG SKY CHAMPIONSHIP LATER THIS WEEK
For the seventh time in eight years, the Sacramento State men's and women's tennis programs will host the Big Sky Conference Tournament this Friday-Sunday, April 25-27, at the Gold River Racquet Club
April 17, 2014
WOMEN’S TENNIS ENDS REGULAR SEASON WITH 7-0 LOSS AT #10 CAL
Playing its highest ranked opponent of the season and missing three key players, Sacramento State battled No. 10 Cal on Thursday in a 7-0 loss in Berkeley.
April 13, 2014
DEPLETED WOMEN’S TENNIS DROPS MATCH 6-1 AT NORTHERN ARIZONA
Playing with just three healthy starters, Sacramento State was swept in doubles and dropped five singles matches in a 6-1 Big Sky loss on Sunday at Northern Arizona.
April 11, 2014
WOMEN’S TENNIS' 112-MATCH BIG SKY WINNING STREAK SNAPPED BY MONTANA, 4-3
For the first time in nearly 13 years, Sacramento State came up just short against a Big Sky opponent as Montana remained undefeated in conference play after battling for a tightly contested 4-3 win in Missoula on Friday, snapping the Hornets Big Sky-record 112 match winning streak.
April 6, 2014
WOMENS TENNIS FALLS TO #42 SAINT MARY’S ON SENIOR DAY
In the final home match for Hornet seniors Sophie Lohscheidt and Katharina Knoebl, Lohscheidt earned a win in singles and Knoebl won in doubles but it wasn’t enough as No. 43 Saint Mary’s earned the doubles point and three singles wins for a 4-1 victory on Sunday on the Sacramento State Tennis Courts.
April 5, 2014
DEPLETED WOMEN’S TENNIS DOWNED BY #63 UC IRVINE 4-1
Freshman Alina Soltanici earned a win at No. 1 singles and the Hornets also won the No. 1 doubles match but No. 63 UC Irvine took the doubles point and won three singles matches for a 4-1 win on Saturday on the Sacramento State tennis courts.
April 3, 2014
KARNAUKHOVA NAMED SIXTH GREATEST FEMALE ATHLETE IN BIG SKY HISTORY
Margarita Karnaukhova, who played for the Hornets from 2003-06, ranks No. 6 on the Big Sky's countdown of the greatest female athletes in conference history.
April 1, 2014
SAVCHENKO LATEST HORNET NAMED BIG SKY WOMENS TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Sacramento State sophomore Daria Savchenko has been named Big Sky Women’s Tennis Player of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday. The award is the first for Savchenko and the seventh for the Hornets in just nine weeks of competition this season.
March 30, 2014
WOMEN’S TENNIS ROLLS PAST NORTH DAKOTA 7-0
Sacramento State dominated a Big Sky foe again on Sunday in Grand Forks, sweeping doubles and not dropping a set in singles for a 7-0 win over North Dakota, the team’s 112th straight Big Sky victory.
March 29, 2014
WOMEN’S TENNIS SWEEPS NORTHERN COLORADO 7-0 IN BIG SKY PLAY
Sacramento State battled for a tight win in the doubles point and swept through singles play to record a 7-0 Big Sky win on Saturday at Northern Colorado. The Hornets improved to 6-0 in the Big Sky and 8-10 overall while extending their Big Sky winning streak to 111 consecutive matches. Northern Colorado dropped to 7-7 overall and 5-2 in conference.
March 27, 2014
WOMEN’S TENNIS DOWNED BY #56 LONG BEACH STATE 6-1
No. 56 Long Beach State swept doubles and earned five singles victories for a 6-1 win over Sacramento State on Thursday afternoon in Long Beach. The 49ers improved to 14-2 on the season while the Hornets dropped to 7-10 after facing their sixth nationally ranked team of the season.
March 26, 2014
WOMEN’S TENNIS OUTLASTED BY UC SANTA BARBARA 5-2
Sacramento State continued its strong play in doubles by sweeping three matches, but the Hornets claimed just one of six singles matches in a 5-2 loss Wednesday afternoon in Santa Barbara.
March 25, 2014
BOIJA EARNS BIG SKY WOMEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK HONORS
Sacramento State sophomore Olivia Boija has earned Big Sky Women’s Tennis Player of the Week honors, the conference announced Tuesday. She shared the award with Montana junior Sasha Carter.
March 22, 2014
WOMEN’S TENNIS SWEEPS EASTERN WASHINGTON AND PORTLAND STATE
Sacramento State dropped just one set over 12 singles matches and six doubles matches on Saturday as the Hornets scored 7-0 Big Sky wins over both Eastern Washington and Portland State at Rio Del Oro Racquet Club.
March 21, 2014
VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE WOMEN'S TENNIS 4-0 WIN OVER UMBC
Video highlights from Sacramento State's win over UMBC by both the men's and women's tennis teams on campus Thursday afternoon.
March 20, 2014
WOMEN’S TENNIS RETURNS TO CAMPUS, BLANKS UMBC 4-0
Playing a rare match on campus, Sacramento State cruised to two doubles wins and three straight-set singles wins in a 4-0 victory on Thursday over UMBC.
March 18, 2014
NGUYEN GARNERS BIG SKY WOMEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
With 3-0 records at both No. 1 singles and No. 2 doubles Hornet sophomore Jennifer Nguyen led the Hornets to three Big Sky wins last week and has been named Big Sky Player of the Week, her second such honor of the season.
March 18, 2014
WOMEN’S TENNIS TOPPED BY UT ARLINGTON 4-2
Sacramento State swept doubles, but No. 1 singles player Jennifer Nguyen had to retire and UT Arlington won three other singles matches to claim a 4-2 win in non-conference play on Tuesday at Rio Del Oro Racquet Club.
March 16, 2014
WOMEN’S TENNIS TOPS IDAHO STATE 6-1, NOW 3-0 IN BIG SKY
Sacramento State made it a 3-0 weekend against Big Sky foes with a 6-1 victory Sunday over Idaho State at Rio Del Oro Racquet Club, extending its Big Sky winning streak to 108 matches.
March 15, 2014
WOMEN’S TENNIS OPENS BIG SKY PLAY WITH TWO 7-0 SHUTOUTS
In a home double header opening Big Sky conference play, Sacramento State cruised past Southern Utah and Weber State without dropping a single set in a pair of 7-0 shutouts on Saturday at Rio Del Oro.
March 6, 2014
SEVEN MEN’S AND WOMEN’S TENNIS MATCHES MOVED ON CAMPUS
Seven tennis matches (four on the men’s side, three on the women’s side) have been moved on campus during a three week stretch in March and early April.
March 4, 2014
LOHSCHEIDT GARNERS BIG SKY WOMEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
For the second time this season Hornet senior tennis payer Sophie Lohscheidt has earned Big Sky Women’s Tennis Player of the Week honors, the conference announced Tuesday.
March 2, 2014
WOMEN’S TENNIS COMES UP JUST SHORT AT #24 WASHINGTON
In what has become an unfortunate theme of this season, the Sacramento State women’s tennis team again finished just one point shy of a win, being narrowly outlasted by No. 24 Washington, 4-3, on Sunday in Seattle.
February 28, 2014
WOMEN’S TENNIS DOWNED 4-3 BY #61 TCU IN SEATTLE
Sacramento State won the doubles point and a pair of single matches but, for the fourth time this year, the Hornets came up just one point short in a 4-3 loss on Friday vs. No. 61 TCU in Seattle.
February 23, 2014
WOMEN’S TENNIS OUTLASTED BY UC DAVIS 4-3
In a match that came down to the final singles spot, UC Davis senior Melissa Kobayakawa earned a hard fought 6-3, 4-6, 6-1 victory at No. 4 over Hornet senior Katharina Knoebl to clinch a 4-3 victory for the Aggies on Sunday in Davis.
February 9, 2014
WOMEN’S TENNIS EARNS 5-2 VICTORY OVER UTEP
Sacramento State took the doubles point and won four singles matches to clinch its first win of the season, topping UTEP 5-2, on Sunday in Tucson. The Hornets are now 1-4 on the young season while UTEP dropped to 1-5.
February 8, 2014
WOMEN’S TENNIS SHUT OUT BY No. 73 ARIZONA
No. 73 Arizona swept through doubles and earned straight-set wins at the top three singles positions to secure a 4-0 win on Saturday in Tucson. Singles matches at No. 4, 5 and 6 were not completed.
February 4, 2014
BOIJA NAMED BIG SKY WOMEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Sacramento State sophomore Olivia Boija has been named Big Sky women’s tennis Player of the Week after recording wins in both singles and doubles last weekend against No. 55 Fresno State. The award is the third in as many weeks of competition for Sacramento State.
February 1, 2014
WOMEN’S TENNIS TOPPED BY #55 FRESNO STATE 6-1
Hornet sophomore Olivia Boija improved to 3-0 this season with a win at No. 6 singles and four of the six singles matches went to a third set tiebreak, but No. 55 Fresno State pulled out wins in each of the top-five singles matches and earned the doubles point for a 6-1 win.
January 28, 2014
NGUYEN EARNS BIG SKY WOMEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK HONORS
Sacramento State sophomore Jennifer Nguyen has been named Big Sky women’s tennis Player of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday. Sacramento State has earned the weekly conference honor in each of the first two weeks of the spring season, with senior Sophie Lohscheidt garnering the award last week.
January 21, 2014
LOHSCHEIDT NAMED BIG SKY WOMEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
After opening her senior season with a straight-set singles win on Saturday Sacramento State’s Sophie Lohscheidt has been named Big Sky Women’s Tennis Player of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday.
January 21, 2014
WOMEN’S TENNIS EDGED BY No. 68 SAN JOSE STATE 4-3
In another close match Sacramento State won doubles and a pair of singles matches but No. 68 San Jose State won three-set singles matches at No. 3 and 4 to claim a 4-3 victory, the second 4-3 loss for the Hornets in as many matches this season.
January 18, 2014
WOMEN’S TENNIS DROPS CLOSE MATCH TO SAN FRANCISCO IN SEASON OPENER
In its first match of the 2014 season Sacramento State won the doubles point and took two singles matches but San Francisco rallied to secure each of the top-four singles matches to claim a 4-3 win on Saturday at Rio Del Oro Racquet Club.
January 7, 2014
MEN’S AND WOMEN’S TENNIS SELECTED FAVORITES IN BIG SKY PRESEASON POLL
Both the Sacramento State men’s and women’s tennis teams were voted preseason favorites to win the Big Sky Conference
December 13, 2013
FORMER HORNET ZHELTOVA NAMED THE BIG SKY'S 14TH BEST FEMALE ATHLETE
Former Sacramento State women's tennis player Katrina Zheltova named the Big Sky's 14th greatest female athlete.
December 12, 2013
KARNAUKHOVA'S NCAA TOURNEY RUNS CRACK BIG SKY'S GREATEST MOMENT LIST
Margarita Karnaukhova, who played for the Hornets from 2003-06, made the Big Sky's list of “greatest women’s moments” for her performances in NCAA Tournament play.
October 23, 2013
WOMEN’S TENNIS CONCLUDES FALL PLAY AT ITA NORTHWEST REGIONAL
The Sacramento State women’s tennis team concluded fall play over the weekend at the USTA/ITA Northwest Regional Championship hosted by Stanford University. The Hornets totaled seven singles wins and four double victories in their final tournament of the fall season.
October 17, 2013
ZHELTOVA’S NCAA TOURNAMENT PERFORMANCES CRACK BIG SKY’S GREATEST WOMEN’S MOMENTS
Katrina Zheltova's run in the 2007 and 2008 NCAA Singles Tournament was ranked as the 23rd greatest women's moment in Big Sky history.
October 15, 2013
WOMEN’S TENNIS CONTINUES FALL PLAY AT SAINT MARY’S INVITATIONAL
The Sacramento State women’s tennis team continued its tournament season over the weekend competing against players from 13 other schools at the Saint Mary’s Fall Invitational.
September 30, 2013
WOMEN’S TENNIS OPENS FALL SEASON AT CAL NIKE INVITATIONAL
The Sacramento State women’s tennis squad opened up its fall season over the weekend with matches on Friday and Saturday at the Cal Nike Invitational Tournament.