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LBSU face UC Davis to open up Big West play

LBSU face UC Davis to open up Big West play

Josh Barajas, Contributing Writer
March 26, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

Looking to put its inconsistencies in non-conference play behind, Long Beach State (LBSU) will take on UC Davis in a three-game series on Saturday and Sunday at the 49er Softball Complex. The 49ers (13-18) were on an eight-game losing streak before winning their last three non-conference games. Head... Read more »

No time for a break for LBSU

No time for a break for LBSU

Kayce Contatore, Contributing Writer
March 25, 2015
Filed under Men's Volleyball, Showcase, Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

Players pounded the ground in frustration after letting a kill slam to the ground during the No. 12 Long Beach State men’s volleyball team’s practice Monday afternoon as it prepared to take on No. 5 Pepperdine Thursday night inside the Walter Pyramid. Booming voices echoed off the walls of the... Read more »

Tautalafua sets new LBSU home run standard

Tautalafua sets new LBSU home run standard

Oscar Terrones, Sports Editor
March 25, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports, Sports Showcase

Darian Tautalafua became the most prolific home run hitter in Long Beach State softball history and only the most important people in her life were paying attention. Tautalafua’s teammates were not the only ones reminding her about the record. Her father, who is also her personal hitting coach,... Read more »

The Lombardi sisters are hitting their stride at LBSU

The Lombardi sisters are hitting their stride at LBSU

Josh Barajas, Contributing Writer
March 19, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports, Sports Showcase, Women's Sports

Inseparable since childhood, Julia and Lauren Lombardi are reunited and thriving at Long Beach State. Born only a year apart, Julia and Lauren moved up the youth softball ranks and attended West Ranch High School in Stevenson Ranch together for three years until Lauren graduated to play softball at... Read more »

LBSU excited for postseason play in San Diego

William Hernandez, contributing writer
March 18, 2015
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team will play in the Women’s National Invitational Tournament for the second time in three years against the University of San Diego on Thursday at Jenny Craig Pavilion. The Beach (22-9, 9-7) earned a postseason berth... Read more »

Women’s basketball comes up short in Big West quarterfinals

William Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor
March 16, 2015
Filed under Daily 49er TV, Showcase, Sports, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team’s second half effort fell short in a 70-67 loss to UC Davis in the Big West Tournament Wednesday Night in Titan Gym in Fullerton. Davis’ senior guard, Kelsey Harris, broke UC Santa Barbara’s Stacey Clinesmith’s record for most three-pointers in... Read more »

LBSU has the right pieces for a title run

Oscar Terrones, Sports Editor
March 10, 2015
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

In the fall, head coach Dan Monson called this year’s Long Beach State basketball team one of the deepest in school history – and with good reason. Along with all-conference point guard Mike Caffey and returning starters Tyler Lamb and David Samuels, LBSU’s incoming freshmen were considered... Read more »

LBSU outshoots UCR on Senior Night

LBSU outshoots UCR on Senior Night

William Hernandez, assistant sports editor
March 8, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

In their final regular season game at Long Beach State, Hallie Meneses, Lauren Spargo and Alex Sanchez put their stamp on Senior Night with a 76-66 win over UC Riverside Saturday inside the Walter Pyramid. “When it’s your senior night, you really walk down memory lane,” Meneses said. “[You... Read more »