While students flee campus during spring break, sports teams, like women’s tennis, stay behind and grind.
Tag: Jenny Hilt-Costello
The CSULB women’s tennis team is comprised of all international students for the first time in years, many of whom have yet to experience a full season following the pandemic stay-at-home orders.
The Beach had a standout of the tournament with sophomore Emma Bardet’s quarterfinal appearance.
Long Beach State’s women’s basketball and volleyball teams had memorable runs during the ‘80s and ‘90s.
The team hopes the three-day tournament will allow it to build off its success at UNLV.
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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, while putting trust into a coaching staff they’ve never met in person. The presence of foreign-born[Read More…]
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 Rhodes Tennis Center. “I think there were some interesting antics going on with the other team today,”[Read More…]
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 the most trying set of her career when she was diagnosed with endometrial cancer. Although she went through extensive[Read More…]
The “Come on Beach” screams by fans and teammates at the Rhodes Tennis Center were not enough for Long Beach State women’s tennis (2-2, 1-1 Big West) on Saturday. Despite grinding until the final sets, the 49ers lost 5-2 against their Big West Conference rivals, the Hawaii Rainbow Wahine (2-1,[Read More…]