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LBSU on the road again

Tracy McDannald, Danny Lee

September 27, 2008

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

‘Niners avoid three-game skidThe 49er women's volleyball team rallied from two sets down to defeat UC Davis 27-29, 22-25, 25-15, 25-14, 15-13, Saturday night at The Pavilion in Davis. Senior libero Iris Murray tied her career-high with 29 digs.Junior middle blocker Naomi Washington led LBSU's attack with 16 kills, along with hitting .542. Other 49ers with double-digit kills were Quincy Verdin with 14, Caitlin Ledoux with 1...

Sports Picks highlighted by ’98 national championship team anniversary

Daily 49er sports staff

September 23, 2008

Filed under Men's Volleyball, Sports

Men's volleyballNew top assistant signedFormer Southern California and UC Irvine assistant John Hawks was hired as the top assistant for the Long Beach State men's volleyball team on Wednesday. Hawks is also a member of the USA Volleyball national coaching staff, where he has worked with 49er head coach Alan Knipe.Women's volleyball'98 champs coming back to The BeachThe undefeated 1998 national champion women's volleyball team ...

Santa Clara returns favor, sweeps LBSU for split

Santa Clara returns favor, sweeps LBSU for split

September 20, 2008

The Long Beach State women's volleyball team dropped the second match of a back-to-back against the Santa Clara Broncos, who returned the sweep Saturday night.The Broncos defeated the 49ers 25-18, 25-23, ...

LBSU takes round one of two-game set

LBSU takes round one of two-game set

Danny Lee, Assistant sports editor

September 19, 2008

Filed under Men's Volleyball, Sports

After a road trip that included seven matches in Florida and Massachusetts, the 49ers showed no signs of jetlag in their return to the Walter Pyramid on Friday night. Long Beach State defeated visiting Santa...

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...