Long Beach State entered the match as the fifth seed, but lost to eighth-seeded Cal Poly behind a combined 50-point performance between Cal Poly’s stars.
Long Beach’s State’s flyin’ Hawaiian Ethan Siegfried has been a force on the service line this season.
Long Beach State snapped its two-game losing skid with a win over the Aztecs in its home-opener.
Down by one with 2:56 left, the Beach fell behind on a 8-3 Titan run as the final regular-season buzzer sounded.
The Beach played a close game up until the final frame, led by sophomore Justina King’s 11-point fourth quarter for a win on senior night.
The Beach found their rhythm after slow starts in each set, winning 3-0 against the Lions Friday at the Walter Pyramid.
After leading early, the Beach found themselves on the wrong side of their extra-inning home-opener.
The Beach dominated in a Big West conference matchup Friday, winning 6-1 against the Titans at Rhodes Tennis Center.
Storming back from as much an 18-point deficit to the Mustangs, the Beach rode an 18-point second half outburst by lone senior Jordan Griffin into overtime in front of an excited crowd.
CSULB tennis loses two in a row and the first of a nine-game homestand.