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Sports Picks: Women’s volleyball garners third Big West Player of the Week honor

Sports Picks: Women’s volleyball garners third Big West Player of the Week honor

Daily 49er sports staff

November 10, 2008

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

Women's volleyballHerzog becomes third 'Niner to win Player of the Week awardJunior middle blocker Brittney Herzog was rewarded with the Big West Conference's Player of the Week honor Monday.Herzog helped l...

Sports Picks: Women’s volleyball takes control in Big West

Daily 49er sports staff

November 8, 2008

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

Women's volleyballBig West-leading ‘Niners extend streak to 7The 49er women's volleyball team swept through Cal Poly and UC Santa Barbara over the weekend to take sole possession of first place in the Big West Conference. LBSU came back from a 2-1 deficit Saturday night to outlast Cal Poly, 13-25, 25-20, 17-25, 25-21, 15-10. Middle blocker Brittney Herzog tallied a career-high 16 kills and five blocks, to go along wi...

49ers fight off CS Fullerton in four-set victory

49ers fight off CS Fullerton in four-set victory

November 4, 2008

The Long Beach State women's volleyball team earned its ninth victory in 10 matches, beating the CS Fullerton Titans in four sets 19-25, 25-15, 25-22, 25-16 on Tuesday night at the Walter Pyramid. The Be...

Freshman golfer highlights Tuesday’s Sports Picks

Daily 49er sports staff

October 27, 2008

Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Golf, Men's Volleyball, Sports

Women's golfFreshman opens tournament with three-shot leadFreshman Lee Lopez sank eight birdies to finish the opening round atop the leaderboard at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown on Monday.The freshman, who played a bogey-free round, carded an 8-under 64 round at the Boulder Creek Golf Club and leads second-place finishers Cindy LaCrosse, Pernilla Lindberg and Lisa McCloskey by three shots.Lopez paced Long Beach State, ...

Current 49ers live up to legacy with reunion night victory

Current 49ers live up to legacy with reunion night victory

Danny Lee, Assistant sports editor

October 24, 2008

Filed under Men's Volleyball, Sports

With the 1998 national champions in attendance, outside hitter Quincy Verdin made sure to let her childhood idols know that Long Beach State women's volleyball is in good hands.The senior produced 13 ki...

A perfect night for the perfect team

A perfect night for the perfect team

October 24, 2008

The 1998 season saw tremendous success from the Long Beach State women's volleyball team. A 36-0 record and LBSU's fifth women's volleyball title was only the icing on the cake. Led by senior setter and NCA...

Senior ties career high as 49ers roll past Fighting Irish, 3-1

Senior ties career high as 49ers roll past Fighting Irish, 3-1

Ann Austria, Diversions editor

October 21, 2008

Filed under Men's Volleyball, Sports

Led by great plays from seniors Quincy Verdin and Nicole Vargas, the Long Beach State women's volleyball team defeated the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in four sets (20-25, 25-15, 25-23, 25-12) at the Wa...

Sports Picks: Cross country wins team titles

Danny Lee, Assistant sports editor

October 19, 2008

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

Cross countryMen, women sweep team titlesLong Beach State's cross country teams ran away from the field at the Santa Clara Invitational, nabbing the men's and women's titles on Saturday.The women, which took first with 88 points, were led by senior Sarah Apgar, who crossed the finish line first overall with a personal best time of 17:14. Apgar shed seven seconds off her previous best of 17:21.Senior Carly Harris clocked in at...