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Long Beach State alumnus taking a break following Olympic experience

Matthew Sousa, Staff Writer

December 5, 2012

Filed under Men's Cross Country, Men's Sports, Men's Track & Field, Sports

Kenneth Medwood isn't a name that immediately comes to mind when thinking of Olympians from Long Beach State. Medwood, a hurdler who competed for Belize in the 2012 London Games, doesn't have the fame and success of Misty May-Treanor or the lengthy resumé of five-time Olympian Danielle Scott-Arruda. What he does have, however, is the distinction of being one of the few athletes honored with the privilege of carrying his count...

LBSU men picked to win Big West, women to finish fifth

LBSU men picked to win Big West, women to finish fifth

Jason Clark, Sports Editor

October 30, 2012

Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Men's Sports, Sports, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

Men's basketball projected to finish first in Big West Conference According to 13 members of the Big West's media panel, the Long Beach State men's basketball team will repeat as conference champions in...

Long Beach State cross-country hits the ground running

Long Beach State cross-country hits the ground running

James Rudolph, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2012

Filed under Men's Cross Country, Sports

The start of Long Beach State's cross-country season has been successful and eventful, as top-ten finishes in both the Mark Covert Classic and the adidas/UCI Invitational plus the hiring of a new coach have made for...

Del Toro captures individual crown at Big West Championship

Daily 49er Sports Staff

October 28, 2011

Filed under Men's Cross Country, Sports

Long Beach State cross-country runner Rosa Del Toro became the first individual in program history to win the Big West Conference Cross Country Championship on Saturday morning at the UC Riverside Agricultural Operations Course. Del Toro made her move to the front of the pack halfway through the women's 6,000-meter race crossing the finish line in a time of 20:27.0. The Van Nuys native won by six seconds over second-place Sar...

Women’s cross country cracks west regional rankings

Daily 49er Sports Staff

October 16, 2011

Filed under Men's Cross Country, Sports

The Long Beach State women's cross country team broke into the west regional rankings Monday, coming at at No. 9 in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) poll. On the men's side, the 49ers remained at No. 9 for the third consecutive week. Both teams are the second highest ranked school from the Big West Conference as the UC Davis women and Cal Poly men came in at No. 7 in both polls. The LB...

Cross-country runner sets school record as 49ers take 1st

Cross-country runner sets school record as 49ers take 1st

October 16, 2011

Senior Rosa Del Toro a recorded new school record to lead the Long Beach State women's cross country team to a first-place finish at the Bronco Invitational this past weekend at Baylands Regional Park in Sunnyvale...

Del Toro, Maldonado lead 49ers at Big West Championships

Matt Moreno, Sports Editor

October 29, 2010

Filed under Men's Cross Country, Sports

Men's and women's results The Long Beach State cross country team withstood the rain to take part in the Big West Conference Championships on Saturday morning. The women's team collected a third-place finish in the 6,000-meter race after collecting 72 points in the nine-team race at UC Riverside's Agricultural Operations Course. The 49ers were paced by junior Rosa Del Toro, who finished with a personal best of 20:56.6 and in...

Runners prepare for Big West Championship meet

Runners prepare for Big West Championship meet

October 24, 2010

The Long Beach State cross country team will be competing at the Big West Conference Championship this Saturday in Riverside. The Riverside course — a packed, dirt surface and mostly flat — s...