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Maren Helgo
Maren  Helgo

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Oslo, Norway

High School:
Norges Toppidretts Gymnasium

Height:
5-6

10/21/2016

Helgo, Razakasoa Score Nice Wins at Southwest Regionals

Long Beach State completed day two of the 2016 ITA Southwest Regionals in San Diego on Friday.

2016-17 (Freshman): Finished her rookie season with a 17-15 overall record after going 8-10 in doubles and 9-5 in singles ... She went 2-2 in Big West action ... Posted a 9-5 singles mark and a 6-8 record in doubles during the fall season ... Reached the Flight A doubles finals at the Beach Tennis Fall Tournament (Oct. 9) with partner Julie Gerard ... Played No. 3 singles in the home opener against UCR (2/4/17) and came away with a 6-1 and 6-2 win to help the Beach beat the Highlanders 7-0 ... Defeated former Big West Player of the Year Cindy Nguyen of Hawai'i, 4-6, 6-4, 10-2 at the ITA Southwest Regionals (Oct. 21).

High School/Club: Played for Furuset Tennisclub from 2009-16, winning a team Norwegian Championship three straight years from 2014-16 ... Won a Norwegian Juniors Singles Championship in 2014 and 2015 ... Playing with her sister, won the 2015 Norwegian Doubles Championship ... Reached No. 2 in Norway's national junior tennis rankings ... Played for the Mouratoglou Tennis Academy pro team in 2014-15, winning an award as the player with the "best attitude/investment" in 2015.

Personal: Parents are Dan and Grethe ... Both parents studied at the University of Bergen ... hobbies include skiing, traveling and spending time with friends ... undecided on a major.

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