The junior took on a Top 15 player in the country, falling 6-2, 6-3 against Mississippi State’s Jasmine Lee.
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.
On the same day she was named Big West Player of the Year, junior Maeva Razakasoa has been selected as one of the 64 participants in the NCAA Division I Singles Championships.
Junior Maeva Razakasoa has won 10 straight singles matches, all during a 10-match winning streak for LBSU heading into this weekend's Big West Tournament.
The junior is now a five-time winner of this award in her career thanks to three wins this season.
2014 Big West Player of the Year
2014 Big West Freshman of the Year
2014 First Team All-Big West - Singles
2015 First Team All-Big West - Singles
2015 Second Team All-Big West - Doubles
Long Beach State (2014-15): Earned All-Big West First Team for singles and Honorable Mention for doubles. Posted a stellar 29-11 singles record for the 2014-15 year ... During the dual season, acquired a 15-6 record at the No. 1 singles spot, while also posting a 7-1 record in Big West matches... Solidified 4 victories against nationally ranked opponents, with the biggest one over New Mexico's Emily Oliver (75)... Helped Long Beach State win its fifth consecutive Big West women's tennis tournament... Defeated UC Santa Barbara's Natalie Da Silveira in the championship match 6-1, 6-1... In doubles matches, competed primarily with Julie Gerard and posted a 13-5 record... In dual competition, the two acquired an 11-4 record at the No. 3 doubles spot. The duo accumulated a strong 6 game winning streak from January 30th to February 21st ... Went 11-5 in singles play and 6-2 in doubles play in the fall ... Won two matches at the ITA All-American Tournament, upsetting nationally-ranked Alyssa Smith from Duke in the opening round ... Reached the finals in the top flight of the Beach Tennis Tournament and the Round of 16 in the ITA Southwest Regional ... Won her first five doubles matches of the fall with Hayley Thompson.
(2013-14): Became the second player in Big West and LBSU history to win the Big West Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year honors ... Led the Beach to the Big West title with a 30-5 singles record and a 20-14 doubles record ... Went 19-3 during the dual season with a 7-1 record in in Big West matches ... Played the majority of the season at No. 2 singles and went 12-1 but switched to No. 1 singles and didn't miss a beat with a 7-2 record ... Helped the 49ers clinch the Big West tournament title with a 7-6 (7-3) win over UC Irvine's Sarah Gong and defeated Tulsa's Yelena Nemchen 6-1, 6-2 in a Beach upset of Tulsa in the NCAA Tournament ... Won 15 consecutive singles matches from Oct. 18-Mar. 8, including her first 10 matches of the dual season ... Also went 20-14 in doubles, playing mainly with Ebba Unden at No. 1 and Hayley Thompson at No. 2 during the spring ... Went 7-4 in the No. 1 spot and 5-6 in the No. 2 spot with Thompson.
High School: Had a French -15 rating ... Part of the French Championship team winner for 15 and 16 year olds ... An individual regional champion in the same age group ... Reached the singles semifinals of the 17 and 18 years old French Championship while winning the doubles in 2011.
Personal: A Baccalaureate in Science prior to coming to LBSU ... Enjoys music, shopping and cinema ... Daughter of Hery and Vero ... Majoring in Business.
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