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LBSU face UC Davis to open up Big West play

LBSU face UC Davis to open up Big West play

Josh Barajas, Contributing Writer
March 26, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

Looking to put its inconsistencies in non-conference play behind, Long Beach State (LBSU) will take on UC Davis in a three-game series on Saturday and Sunday at the 49er Softball Complex. The 49ers (13-18) were on an eight-game losing streak before winning their last three non-conference games. Head... Read more »

LBSU visit Gauchos

LBSU visit Gauchos

Eddie Rivera, contributing writer
March 26, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

The Long Beach State baseball team will face its toughest road test of the season when it heads to No. 16 UC Santa Barbara for a three-game series starting Friday night.   LBSU (12-8) is 11-10 against the Gauchos (17-6) over the past seven seasons. However, it is just 1-3 on the road this... Read more »

No time for a break for LBSU

No time for a break for LBSU

Kayce Contatore, Contributing Writer
March 25, 2015
Filed under Men's Volleyball, Showcase, Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

Players pounded the ground in frustration after letting a kill slam to the ground during the No. 12 Long Beach State men’s volleyball team’s practice Monday afternoon as it prepared to take on No. 5 Pepperdine Thursday night inside the Walter Pyramid. Booming voices echoed off the walls of the... Read more »

Tautalafua sets new LBSU home run standard

Tautalafua sets new LBSU home run standard

Oscar Terrones, Sports Editor
March 25, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports, Sports Showcase

Darian Tautalafua became the most prolific home run hitter in Long Beach State softball history and only the most important people in her life were paying attention. Tautalafua’s teammates were not the only ones reminding her about the record. Her father, who is also her personal hitting coach,... Read more »

The 49ers face difficult challenges as postseason approaches

The 49ers face difficult challenges as postseason approaches

Kayce Contatore, Contributing Writer
March 24, 2015
Filed under Men's Volleyball, Sports

In a league loaded with top ranked teams, the No. 9 Long Beach State men’s volleyball team’s inexperience may cost them in the postseason. Head coach Alan Knipe has reiterated all season that the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation is the most difficult league in the country, and the NCAA stats... Read more »

LBSU takes the series from rival Cal State Fullerton

Eddie Rivera, Contributing Writer
March 23, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

Another big weekend from freshman right-hander Chris Mathewson propelled the Long Beach State baseball team to a 2-1 series win over Cal State Fullerton at Blair Field. Mathewson led the way for the Dirtbags (12-8, 2-1) Sunday in their 6-1 victory over the Titans (11-11, 1-2). He shut out Fullerton... Read more »

LBSU block too much for Cal Baptist

LBSU block too much for Cal Baptist

Kayce Contatore, Contributing Writer
March 22, 2015
Filed under Men's Sports, Men's Volleyball, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The domineering block of the Long Beach State men’s volleyball team overcame a slow start to secure a sweep over Cal-Baptist Wednesday night. The No. 9 49ers (12-9, 8-8 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation) earned 13.5 blocks on the night, with junior middle blocker Taylor Gregory contributing seven... Read more »

LBSU drops a close one to USC

LBSU drops a close one to USC

Kayce Contatore, Contributing Writer
March 22, 2015
Filed under Men's Sports, Men's Volleyball, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

No. 7 USC overcame the thundering roar from 49er fans inside the Walter Pyramid and defeated the No. 9 Long Beach State men’s volleyball team in five sets Friday night. The 49ers (12-10, 8-9 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation) failed to keep their momentum going after leading two sets to one. LBSU... Read more »