For the second week in a row, Long Beach State has had a women’s tennis player named Big West Athlete of the Week.
LBSU’s veteran pair of Julie Gerard and Maeva Razakasoa won the No. 2 flight doubles title at the final day of the UNLV Invitational.
The junior earned the Big West's highest honor for the second time in her career after taking home POY honors as a freshman in 2014.
LBSU was in control on Saturday, clinching an early victory over the visiting Dons.
Beach Tennis begins its regular season on Saturday at 11 a.m. against the visiting Dons.
2016 Second Team All-Big West - Doubles
2016 Honorable Mention All-Big West - Singles
2015 Honorable Mention All-Big West - Singles
2015 Honorable Mention All-Big West - Doubles
2014 Honorable Mention All-Big West - Singles
Long Beach State (2015-16): Named to All-Big West second team in doubles with partner Maeva Razakasoa, and was an honorable mention All-Big West selection in singles … posted a 28-7 overall singles record, going 19-4 in dual play, primarily at the No. 3 spot (19-3) but did play once at No. 2 (0-1) … had a 21-10 doubles record, going 15-3 with Razakasoa at No. 2 singles during the dual season … finished the dual match season on a six-match winning streak in singles, winning 11 of her last 12 matches … went 3-4 against singles opponents from ranked teams … rattled off 12 straight doubles wins (Feb. 26-Apr. 27)before falling in the final match of the season at the Big West Tournament (Apr. 29) … won the Flight C title at the Beach Tennis Fall Tournament ... compiled a 9-3 singles record during fall competition.
(2014-15): Earned All-Big West Honorable Mention in singles and doubles in her sophomore year... Accumulated a dominating 29-6 singles record for the 2014-15 year... During the dual season, posted a 19-4 record and maintained an undefeated record in Big West play (8-0)... In doubles matches, competed with Maeva Razakasoa and earned a 13-5 record... Through January 30th to February 21, the duo strung together a solid 6 game win streak... Together, the two posted an 11-4 record in dual season... Won her first seven singles matches of the fall season, going 7-2 in tournament play ... Won her flight at the UNLV Invitational and reached the finals of the Beach Tennis Tournament ... Also won her first six fall doubles matches with Karolina Rozenberg and went 7-2 in the fall ... The duo won its flight at the UNLV Invitational and reached the finals of the Beach Tennis Tournament.
(2013-14): Earned All-Big West Honorable Mention in singles as a freshman ... Posted an impressive 26-10 singles record for the 2013-14 year ... Went 9-3 in the fall tournaments and 17-7 during the dual season ... Went 7-1 in Big west matches played all 24 matches at the No. 3 singles spot, posting two different win streaks of five matches during the course of the year ... Won five in a row from Jan. 31-Feb. 21 and six in a row from Mar. 19-Apr. 10 ... Went 14-12 during the year in doubles matches ... Posted a 9-7 record at No. 2 doubles with Karolina Rozenberg with a 3-1 mark in Big West matches.
High School: Had a French -2/6 rating...won 10 ITF women's tournaments ... a back-to-back Regional Tournament champion as a youth in France in 2012 and 2013 ... placed highly at national tournaments as well in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
Personal: Daughter of Frederic and France ... Enjoys art, drawing and cinema ... Majoring in Film Studies.
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