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Women’s water polo routed by national champs in opener

Sydney Tanimoto, Staff writer

February 5, 2009

Filed under Men's Water Polo, Sports

Long Beach State's women's water polo team was dominated by defending national champions UCLA, 13 -4, on Thursday night at the 49er Campus Pool.After two minutes of play, No. 3 UCLA made it clear whose game it would be. The 49ers were resoundingly shut out the first quarter after the Bruins recorded four goals.While No. 16 LBSU did make a rally in the fourth quarter by scoring two goals, the Bruins had the last say with thei...

Men’s water polo pair named all-conference 3rd team

Daily 49er sports staff

December 15, 2008

Filed under Men's Water Polo, Sports

Senior Ash Blythen and junior Derek Wiebe-Bailey were selected to the All-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation team on Monday.Blythen, the 49ers' second-leading scorer, and Wiebe-Bailey, fifth on the national list of goalie saves per game, were selected to the MPSF third team for the 2008 season.Blythen recorded 44 goals this season, eight of which came in the end-of-the-season MPSF Tournament. Blythen also tallied six hat trick...

Defense shines in men’s water polo home finale

Tracy McDannald, Sports editor

November 21, 2008

Filed under Men's Water Polo, Sports

Junior goalkeeper Derek Wiebe-Bailey and men's water polo head coach Gavin Arroyo echoed the same message about Saturday afternoon's victory over UC Irvine."We want to peak at the end of the season," Arroyo said.No. 7 Long Beach State defeated the No. 10 Anteaters, 7-4, on Senior Day at the 49er Campus Pool.Trailing 2-0 with 1:08 left in the first half, senior Ashley Blythen sprinted out after a UCI miss and Wiebe-Bailey ...

No. 10 49ers sink No. 18 Pacific for first conference win

No. 10 49ers sink No. 18 Pacific for first conference win

November 16, 2008

LBSU wins first conference match, clinches spot in tournamentThe 49ers won their first conference match of the year in a victory over the University of Pacific, 13-6, on Sunday at the 49er Campus Pool....

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...

Waves overcome the Beach at 49er Campus Pool

Waves overcome the Beach at 49er Campus Pool

October 29, 2008

The No. 6 Pepperdine Waves edged the No. 10 Long Beach State men's water polo team, 8-7, in front of an overflowing crowd of 455 in a "Gold Game" Thursday night at the 49er Campus Pool.Just two minutes in...

49er tennis trio headlines Sports Picks

Daily 49er sports staff

October 25, 2008

Filed under Men's Water Polo, Sports

Men's water poloTeam drops matches in Palo Alto, IrvineDespite getting on the board first, the No. 10 49ers were unable to pull an upset over No. 2 Stanford. LBSU fell to the Cardinal, 13-7, on Saturday in Palo Alto. Seniors Jake Kinne and Ash Blythen led the 49ers with two goals each. Last Wednesday, Blythen had four goals to lead the 49ers in a 12-9 loss to UC Irvine. LBSU was down 11-4 at one point in the match before s...

Tempers flare at 49er Campus Pool

Tempers flare at 49er Campus Pool

October 19, 2008

The No. 1 Southern California Trojans fought their way to a 12-7 victory over the No. 10 Long Beach State men's water polo team Saturday at the 49er Campus Pool.There were dramatic times filled with he...