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Women’s volleyball peaking at the right time

Women’s volleyball peaking at the right time

Danny Lee, Assistant sports editor

November 29, 2008

Filed under Men's Volleyball, Sports

The regular season finale at the Pyramid last Saturday night between Long Beach State and the No. 19-ranked Colorado State Rams featured two teams heading in opposite directions before the start of th...

Freshman phenom headlines list of women’s volleyball honorees

Freshman phenom headlines list of women’s volleyball honorees

Danny Lee, Tracy McDannald

November 24, 2008

Filed under Men's Volleyball, Sports

The honors keep coming in for freshman Caitlin Ledoux.The outside hitter was named the Big West Conference's Freshman of the Year and was one of five Long Beach State players selected to the All-Big We...

Final tune-up: ‘Niners prep for Senior Night, regular season finale

Final tune-up: ‘Niners prep for Senior Night, regular season finale

Danny Lee, Assistant sports editor

November 24, 2008

Filed under Men's Volleyball, Sports

After clinching its first Big West Conference championship since 2001, the 49er women's volleyball team will host No. 19 Colorado State, Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Walter Pyramid.In the final regular season...

Women’s volleyball captures Big West title in Fullerton

Henry Montemayor, Staff writer

November 22, 2008

Filed under Men's Volleyball, Sports

FULLERTON — The 23rd-ranked Long Beach State women's volleyball team clinched the Big West Conference title, and with it, a berth into the NCAA Tournament on Saturday night.The 49ers won in three sets, 25-16, 25-22, 26-24, over the CS Fullerton Titans on their Senior Night.Caitlin Ledoux and Quincy Verdin finished with 13 kills apiece to lead LBSU. Naomi Washington added six, while Nicole Vargas and Brittney Herzog tallie...

Sports Picks: Cross country places in Top-15 at NCAA West Regional

Daily 49er sports staff

November 18, 2008

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

Cross country'Niners produce Top-15 finishes at regionalThe 49er women finished 11th, while the men's team finished 15th at the NCAA West Regional in Palo Alto. Senior Sarah Apgar was LBSU's top finisher for the women's side, crossing the finish in 31st at a time of 20:56.72. She shed 18 seconds off her regional time from last season. Senior Carly Harris broke her previous regional best by a minute, clocking in at 21:03.55 t...

Sophomore volleyball player out for season, NCAA Tourney

Sophomore volleyball player out for season, NCAA Tourney

November 17, 2008

The Long Beach State women's volleyball team will be without sophomore outside hitter Ashley Lee for the rest of the season.Against CS Fullerton on Nov. 4, Lee partially tore the posterior cruciate ligam...

No. 25 49ers cruise past Highlanders, claim share of Big West title

No. 25 49ers cruise past Highlanders, claim share of Big West title

November 13, 2008

The Big West Conference has a new women's volleyball champion.No. 25 Long Beach State swept UC Riverside in three sets (25-14, 25-18, 25-13) Thursday night at the Walter Pyramid to win at least a share ...

Milestone reached in women’s volleyball win over UCI

Milestone reached in women’s volleyball win over UCI

David Delgado, Contributing writer

November 11, 2008

Filed under Men's Volleyball, Sports

Senior outside hitter Quincy Verdin surpassed 1,000 kills in her career as 25th-ranked Long Beach State defeated the UC Irvine Anteaters in five sets Wednesday night.The 49ers won 25-20, 21-25, 25-18, ...