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Long Beach State ends regular season with win against UC Irvine

Miguel Vargas, Staff Writer

November 13, 2016

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

Looking to finish its regular season strong, the Long Beach State men’s water polo team defeated the UC Irvine Anteaters 10-6 Friday at the Lindgren Aquatics Center. Going into Friday’s game, LBSU (14-8) was coming off a 12-5 win against LMU. UCI (9-13) came from a 9-6 loss against California. At the end the of the first period, LBSU led the match a 4-1 lead against the Anteaters. “In the first quarter we c...

Long Beach State men’s water polo team finishes out regular season

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

November 9, 2016

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

With two games left in the 2016 regular season, the Long Beach State men’s water polo team will finish at home with games against Loyola Marymount today and UC Irvine Friday. Today at Lindgren Aquatics Center the 49ers (12-8, 2-2) take on the Lions (11-14, 4-2) who are coming off a 14-13 win against Santa Clara Saturday. LMU is led by senior attacker Jon Beck, has scored 26 goals this season. Along with Beck is freshman at...

Long Beach State men’s water polo team start homestand

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

November 1, 2016

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

October has been tough for the Long Beach State men’s water polo team. After three wins against Occidental, Long Beach City College and Golden West College on Oct.1, the 49ers have lost five of their last seven games in October. During that span, LBSU has faced seven of the top 20 teams in the nation. Against No. 2 UC Berkeley, the 49ers couldn’t stop the Bears’ offense as they lost 17-7 on Oct. 6. The 49ers su...

Long Beach State men’s water polo can’t handle Trojan attack

Long Beach State men’s water polo can’t handle Trojan attack

October 23, 2016

After jumping out to a 3-2 lead in the first quarter, the No. 6 Long Beach State men’s water polo team lost to No. 3 USC 13-8 Saturday at Lindgren Aquatics Center. Against a tough opponent, the 49ers took an ...

Long Beach State men’s water polo team wins third straight; down Pepperdine 7-4

Long Beach State men’s water polo team wins third straight; down Pepperdine 7-4

October 17, 2016

In front of its home crowd, the Long Beach State men’s water polo beat Pepperdine 7-4 on Friday at Lindgren Aquatics Center The No. 6 49ers used a relentless defense while getting goals when they ne...

Long Beach State’s Nolan McConnell makes strides in the pool

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, News Editor

October 11, 2016

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

Being from Laguna Beach and having a father as well as two older brothers who played collegiate water polo, it’s no surprise that senior attacker Nolan McConnell has made his second home in the pool. “I want to say I was like six or seven [when I started playing],” McConnell said. “They just kind of tossed me in there when I was a young boy and told me to figure it out. It was inevitable, it’s kind of in my ...

Long Beach State men’s water polo team beats Occidental College, Long Beach City College and Golden West

Miguel Vargas, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016

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

Playing in its first home game since a tough 8-6 loss to UCLA Sept. 17, the Long Beach State men’s water polo team swept its matches against Occidental, Long Beach City College and Golden West College Saturday at Lindgren Aquatics Center. After the 49ers (11-3) lost to Stanford Sept. 25, LBSU bounced back with big wins against the Occidental College Tigers and Long Beach City College. LBSU won Occidental 15-1 and beat ...

Long Beach State’s women’s soccer and men’s water polo have mixed results on road

Matthew Simon, Sport Editor

September 25, 2016

Filed under Men's Sports, Men's Water Polo, Sports, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

In a defensive battle with No. 4 Brigham Young University, the Long Beach State women’s soccer team gave up a late goal in the 85th minute to the Cougars to lose 1-0 Saturday in Provo, Utah. Heading into their game, BYU was averaging three goals per game and the 49ers contained the Cougars for a majority of the 90 minutes before the late goal. In the first half of the game, LBSU had three shots on goal, but weren’t able to ...