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LBSU unhappy with rule change in women’s college volleyball

Tucker Savoye, Assistant sports editor

September 16, 2008

Filed under Men's Volleyball, Sports

Women's volleyball has been in a state of flux this decade. The drama began with the monumental decision to shift the way the game was scored back in 2001. The NCAA facilitated the change from side-out scoring, where only the team who had the serve could score, and rally scoring where any point counts. Drastically changing the way the game is scored means the way it's played and a team's strengths and weaknesses are affected a...

‘Niners to host Santa Clara for two

‘Niners to host Santa Clara for two

Daily 49er sports staff

September 15, 2008

Filed under Men's Volleyball, Sports

No. 22 Long Beach State 49ers (9-1 record)-The ‘Niners swept the Harvard Invitational, defeating Central Connecticut State, Dartmouth, American and Harvard. American was the only team to win a set,...

Sports Picks features soccer player of the week honor

Daily 49er sports staff

September 14, 2008

Filed under Men's Volleyball, Sports

Women's soccerSophomore nets conference honorLong Beach State midfielder Lindsay Bullock was named the Big West Conference Player of the Week on Monday. Bullock tallied two goals and an assist to help lead the 49ers to a 3-0 win over Brigham Young before Sunday's 3-3 tie against the University of Oregon.Long Beach State athleticsVolleyball gold medalists to be in Seal BeachOlympic gold medalists and former 49ers Scott Touzinsky, To...

Women’s volleyball captures Harvard Invitational crown

Women’s volleyball captures Harvard Invitational crown

Danny Lee, Assistant sports editor

September 14, 2008

Filed under Men's Cross Country, Men's Volleyball, Men's Water Polo, Sports

Long Beach State needed just 58 minutes to dispatch Harvard, 3-0 (25-17, 25-11, 25-8), in the finale of the Harvard Invitational in Cambridge, Mass.Quincy Verdin led the 49ers with 11 kills, six digs and s...

49er volleyball maintains No. 22 national rank

Daily 49er sports staff

September 14, 2008

Filed under Men's Volleyball, Sports

No. 1 Penn State (9-0)No. 2 Nebraska (8-0)No. 3 Texas (5-1)No. 4 UCLA (6-1)No. 5 Southern California (4-2)No. 6 Stanford (7-2)No. 7 Hawaii (7-2)No. 8 Minnesota (8-1)No. 9 California (7-1)No. 10 Washington (7-1)No. 11 Florida (6-1)No. 12 Oregon (10-1)No. 13 Wisconsin (8-1)No. 14 Middle Tennessee (9-0)No. 15 Colorado State (8-1)No. 16 Wichita State (11-0)No. 17 San Diego (8-1)No. 18 Kansas State (11-1)No. 19 Cal Poly (5-4)No. ...