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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 ...

Long Beach State athletic teams start road trip

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

September 21, 2016

Filed under Men's Cross Country, Men's Sports, Men's Water Polo, Sports, Women's Cross Country, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

For the first time this season, all Long Beach State athletic teams will be away from home. The week is headlined by the women’s volleyball team as they take on UC Davis to open Big West conference play tonight at 7 in Davis. After an inauspicious start, the 49ers (6-7) take on the Aggies (7-6), an opponent as LBSU has never lost to in 23 contests. LBSU is looking to bounce back from last weekend when the team went 1-2, dropping g...

Long Beach State men’s water polo loses to UCLA in double overtime

Long Beach State men’s water polo loses to UCLA in double overtime

September 19, 2016

In front a sellout crowd of 738 people at Lindgren Aquatics Center, the Long Beach State men’s water polo team’s comeback attempt against No. 1 UCLA fell short in a 8-6 double overtime loss Saturd...

LBSU to join newly formed Golden Coast Conference

LBSU to join newly formed Golden Coast Conference

January 26, 2016

It has been 24 years since the Long Beach State men’s water polo team made the NCAA tournament, but that soon may change. The team announced that it will leave the ultra-competitive Mountain Pacif...

LBSU enters MPSF Tournament with nothing to lose

LBSU enters MPSF Tournament with nothing to lose

November 17, 2015

The Long Beach State men’s water polo team’s 2015 season will be on the line when it plays Pepperdine in the first round of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation tournament on Friday morning at USC’s...

Weekend recap

Weekend recap

November 16, 2015

  49ers clobber BYU-Hawaii The Long Beach State men’s basketball team started the 2015-16 season with a 91-57 rout of BYU-Hawaii at the Walter Pyramid on Saturday. LBSU’s season-opening v...