While students flee campus during spring break, sports teams, like women’s tennis, stay behind and grind.
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.
A near-unanimous decision from players to opt out of the 2021 season comes from concerns over shortened season, practice time and COVID-19.
The Beach dominated in a Big West conference matchup Friday, winning 6-1 against the Titans at Rhodes Tennis Center.
CSULB tennis loses two in a row and the first of a nine-game homestand.
After dropping their first match of the season, the Beach have now rattled off four straight wins and look to keep the momentum going.
Long Beach State Athletics has added a few new athletes to the various sports teams that represent the Beach.
Ralston Dacanay and Manny Valladares are back to talk about their experiences with their respective beats, such as men’s basketball’s returning redshirts. Then they rundown the latest CSULB women’s volleyball, tennis and soccer action.
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Long Beach State’s women’s basketball and volleyball teams had memorable runs during the ‘80s and ‘90s.
Wiktoria Rutkowska received multiple Big West accolades as a key piece for Long Beach State last season. This year she looks to build on those achievements.