Long Beach State’s Coriann Snyder overcomes loss to lead 49ers

Andrew Turner, Assistant Sports Editor
April 22, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Water Polo

Coriann Snyder stood locked in an embrace with head coach Gavin Arroyo minutes before the start of the 49ers’ game against UC Santa Barbara. It was senior day, a day filled with emotion, and one that held special meaning for Snyder. The day was one to commemorate a family and a team that had become... Read more »

Long Beach State can’t overcome UCLA’s fight in doubleheader sweep

Oscar Terrones, Staff Writer
April 21, 2014
Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

In front of a packed crowd, the Long Beach State softball team blew its chance to make a statement against one of the top programs in the country. The 49ers (33-13) didn’t play particularly poorly in the double-header. They played No. 2 UCLA (41-4) fairly even throughout both games. They just weren’t... Read more »

Long Beach State’s 11-game winning streak ends at Fullerton

Oscar Terrones, Staff Writer
April 20, 2014
Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

As their 11 game winning streak came to a screeching halt, the Long Beach State softball team was able to salvage a game in its road series against rival Cal State Fullerton. The 49ers (33-11, 10-2 Big West) saw their perfect conference record end last Wednesday as Cal State Fullerton (26-18-1, 7-5)... Read more »

Softball team to face rivals on television

Oscar Terrones, Staff Writer
April 15, 2014
Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State softball team will look to stay perfect in conference play as it goes on the road to face rival Cal State Fullerton. The 49ers’ 9-0 record is the best conference start in school history. The 49ers (32-9) won’t have their normal practice schedule and rest, as the series starts... Read more »

Softball streak survives with sweep

Softball streak survives with sweep

Oscar Terrones, Staff Writer
April 13, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State softball team completed a three game sweep over reigning Big West champions Hawaii at the 49er Softball Complex. The 49ers (32-9) improved to 9-0 in conference play and have won 12 out of their last 13 games overall. Hawaii (19-19), which has underachieved after past year’s... Read more »

LBSU to host reigning Big West champ Hawaii

LBSU to host reigning Big West champ Hawaii

Oscar Terrones, Staff Writer
April 9, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State softball team, undefeated through six games in conference play, will look to continue its hot play as it prepares to host reigning Big West champion Hawaii. The 49ers’ (29-9) latest win streak hit eight games last week as they completed a home sweep against UC Riverside. The... Read more »

Individual milestones met for Long Beach State

Individual milestones met for Long Beach State

Daily 49er Sports Staff
April 6, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Men's Volleyball, Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State softball and baseball teams both had memorable spring breaks, as the 49ers and Dirtbags each won their weekend series and saw a couple individuals reach career milestones. Leading the softball team (29-9, 6-0 Big West) to a sweep of UC Riverside was pitcher Erin Jones-Wesley,... Read more »

Long Beach State coming in hot to Big West play

Oscar Terrones, Staff Writer
March 26, 2014
Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State softball team will begin conference play this weekend as the hottest team in the Big West when it travels to UC Davis to face a struggling Aggies team. The 49ers (23-9), winners of 16 of their last 19 games, will have their hands full during conference play. “Overall, I think... Read more »