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‘Niner Notes: Feb. 27

Daily 49er sports staff

February 26, 2010

Filed under Baseball, Men's Basketball, Men's Track & Field, Softball, Sports, Women's Tennis

Baseball: Offense continues surge with second win over ArizonaBox scoreThe Dirtbag offense kept its momentum from yesterday's comeback win over Arizona, with a 10-3 trouncing of the Wildcats on Saturday. Devin Lohman and Steve Tinoco each had three hits for Long Beach State (3-3). The Dirtbags scored 10 runs on 11 hits in support of Andrew Gagnon, who picked up his first win of the season after pitching 6.0 innings and all...

‘Niner Notes: Feb. 26

Daily 49er sports staff

February 25, 2010

Filed under Baseball, Men's Track & Field, Men's Volleyball, Softball, Sports

Baseball: Dirtbags come from behind to edge WildcatsBox scoreDown 4-0 after the first inning, Long Beach State climbed back into the game a couple runs at a time, culminating in a two-run ninth for an 8-7 comeback win over Arizona.Junior Jonathan Jones was 4-for-5 with a double, two runs, an RBI and a stolen base. The Beach finished the contest with 16 hits and eight runs, seeing nine players get hits and four with multiple...

‘Niner Notes: Feb. 13

Daily 49er sports staff

February 12, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Golf, Men's Track & Field, Softball, Sports

Men's Basketball: Beach men fail to complete Central Coast sweepBox scoreStephan Gilling led three 49er players in double figures with 17 points in a 64-62 loss to UC Santa Barbara on Saturday. The Beach (12-13, 6-6 Big West) out-rebounded the Gauchos (14-8, 9-3 Big West) 40-28, including 20-8 on the offensive boards, but was outgunned from the free throw line. The 49ers went 4-for-10 from the charity stripe to the Gaucho...

‘Niner Notes: Feb. 6-8

Daily 49er sports staff

February 7, 2010

Filed under Men's Track & Field, Men's Water Polo

Men's Water Polo: 49ers sign five for 2010Two first-team All-Americans and one second-team All-American are among five players that have signed National Letters of Intent to play for Long Beach State.Matt Kidwell, Dan Matulis, Devin Mefford, Nick Rascon and Rob Robinson make up head coach Gavin Arroyo's 2010 class."This is the best recruiting class we have had," Arroyo said in a press release. "All five players will bring the...

Field accident nearly takes athlete’s life

Field accident nearly takes athlete’s life

Isis Roberts, Staff writer

May 24, 2009

Filed under Men's Track & Field, Sports

A tragic mishap at a Cerritos College track and field meet caused senior Jennifer Onyeagbako to suffer a season-ending injury that nearly took her life.Onyeagbako was resting before her hammer event dur...

Sports Picks: Softball wins regular season finale, sweeps Pacific

Daily 49er sports staff

May 9, 2009

Filed under Men's Golf, Men's Track & Field, Softball, Sports

Box scoreThe Long Beach State softball team swept Pacific with a 6-1 win to close out the regular season Saturday afternoon at Bill Simoni Field.The 49ers (34-19, 15-6 Big West Conference), who have won five straight and eight of their last 10 games, remained in third place in the league standings, however, as Cal Poly and Cal State Fullerton also swept its weekend series.Freshman Taylor Petty (15-4) earned her 15th win, al...

Sports Picks: Bittner, Watten named All-Americans

Sports Picks: Bittner, Watten named All-Americans

Daily 49er sports staff

May 4, 2009

Filed under Men's Track & Field, Men's Volleyball, Softball, Sports

A pair of Long Beach State men's volleyball players were named All-Americans by the American Volleyball Coaches Association on Monday.Junior opposite Dean Bittner was tabbed a first-team honoree while sen...

Sports Picks: Dirtbags sweep Pacific

Daily 49er sports staff

April 25, 2009

Filed under Baseball, Men's Track & Field, Men's Volleyball, Men's Water Polo, Sports

BaseballLBSU sweeps PacificThe Dirtbags (20-19, 7-5 Big West Conference) completed the series sweep with a 10-3 win Sunday over the Pacific Tigers (16-22, 7-8 Big West). Down two in the third, the Dirtbags scored four runs and captured the lead for good. Devin Lohman and TJ Mittelstaedt each homered and went a combined 6-for-10 with six RBIs.On Saturday, LBSU scored eight runs in one inning, tying a season high, en route to a...