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Sports Previews

October 8, 2015

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

Women’s Soccer   Who: Cal Poly (5-3-5) When: Thursday at 5 p.m. Where: Alex G. Spanos Stadium, San Luis Obispo   Need to know: The 49ers need to find a way around goalkeeper Alyssa Giannetti, while also keeping an eye on striker Elsie Krieghoff. Giannetti boasts a league-leading .874 save percentage and Krieghoff scored her 50th and 51st career goals with Cal Poly on Sunday. The forward ranks ...

49ers men’s water polo team continues to struggle after back-to-back conference losses

Joshua Caudill, Staff Writer

October 5, 2015

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

The Long Beach State men’s water polo team continues to flounder after Saturday’s 6-5 conference loss to No. 8 UC Irvine, where six different players scored for the Anteaters. LBSU’s rematch with UC Irvine (9-2) was just as a close as the first match-up when the 49ers walked away victorious in a 12-11 match. The sequel saw a different outcome with the Anteaters on the winning side. Despite LBSU tying the game at...

Weekend sports preview

Weekend sports preview

October 1, 2015

Women’s Volleyball Who: Cal Poly When: Friday at 7 p.m. Where: Mott Athletics Center, San Luis Obispo Need to know: The Mustangs are heading into the 56th match-up with the 49ers, trailing in the all-...

LBSU water polo’s Croatian sensation

LBSU water polo’s Croatian sensation

September 29, 2015

Fresh out of the water, his brawny stature resembles a warrior returning from battle. His look is one of both exhaustion and satisfaction. He walks with confidence before introducing himself. “Hi,...

Sports Roundup

Josh Barajas, Sports Editor

September 28, 2015

Filed under Men's Cross Country, Men's Water Polo, Sports, Today, Women's Tennis

Men’s Water Polo No. 3 USC defeated the No. 7 Long Beach State men’s water polo team 17-9 in Los Angeles on Saturday. Three different Trojans finished with hat tricks while no one on the 49ers finished with more than two goals. LBSU’s freshmen defenders Austin Stevenson and Keegan Wicken each netted twice and senior goalie Pavo Ljepopio managed six saves. Men’s Cross Country The LBSU men’s cross-country team f...

Weekend roundup

September 20, 2015

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

LBSU women's soccer picks up points at Cincinnati and DePaul   By Josh Barajas, Sports Editor  Thanks to a last minute goal, the Long Beach State women’s soccer team drew 2-2 against Cincinnati on Thursday, and then followed that up with a 1-0 win at No. 21 DePaul in Chicago on Sunday. The Bearcats (5-2-2) dominated LBSU (5-2-3), outshooting them 17-8 and accumulating seven more corner kicks. Junior goalkeeper...

Sports Preview

Sports Preview

Kayce Contatore, Assistant Sports Editor

September 17, 2015

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

Women’s Soccer Who: Cincinnati When: Thursday at 2 p.m. Where: Gettler Stadium, Cincinnati, Ohio Need to know: The Bearcats (5-2-1) enter Thursday’s matchup on three-game winning streak l...

Weekend roundup

September 13, 2015

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

  LBSU leaves Los Angeles without a win against LMU and USC   John Broadway, Staff Writer The 23rd ranked LBSU women’s soccer team had a scoreless road trip in Los Angeles as they fell to LMU 1-0 in overtime on Friday and ended with a 0-0 draw against USC on Sunday. The 49ers (4-2-2) entered the game against Loyola Marymount (5-2-0) having not allowed a goal since Aug. 28; 301 scoreless minutes of play b...