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‘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...

Sports Picks: 3 track athletes reach NCAA qualifying marks

Sports Picks: 3 track athletes reach NCAA qualifying marks

Daily 49er sports staff

April 18, 2009

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

Track and fieldNCAA qualifying marks reachedThree ‘Niner athletes set NCAA West Regional qualifying marks at the meet. Junior Colin Dunbar set an NCAA Regional qualifying mark in the hammer throw with a...

Three senior ‘Niners running the extra distance

Three senior ‘Niners running the extra distance

April 15, 2009

The Jack Rose Track was a bit noisy for it to be a regular day of track practice.As the women's distance team rounded the track, loud chants of support rose from several of the runners: "Good job ladie...

Sports Picks: Dirtbags to celebrate 20th anniversary

Daily 49er sports staff

April 15, 2009

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

BaseballDirtbags host Matadors at Blair FieldThe Dirtbags (15-17, 2-4 Big West Conference) host a three-game series against Cal State Northridge that begins tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. The second game of the series will be played Saturday at 2 p.m. and will have a special ceremony commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Dirtbags name change. Former players and coaches are scheduled to be in attendance. The series wraps up on S...