Practice. Win. Repeat.

Practice. Win. Repeat.

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
October 30, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Volleyball

The No. 24 Long Beach State women’s volleyball team will begin the second half of the Big West Conference the way they started the first – on the road. But this time, they’re 8-0. “It’s a long season left,” head coach Brian Gimmillaro said. “There’s a lot of volleyball left, and it’s... Read more »

Stepping into the forefront

Stepping into the forefront

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
October 28, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

It was a Friday night home game against University of San Diego two years ago. The Long Beach State women’s soccer team took the field without one of their experienced, senior defenders who had suffered a concussion the game before. Instead, a nearly 6-foot, blonde-haired freshman was inserted into... Read more »

The making of Big West Champions

The making of Big West Champions

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
October 28, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

Mauricio Ingrassia inherited a Long Beach State women’s soccer program that had endured a six-year period of defeat after its reinstatement in 1998. With a track record for success, Ingrassia took the challenge... Read more »

Beach sweeps the weekend

Beach sweeps the weekend

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
October 27, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports News, Sports Showcase, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

The No. 23 Long Beach State women’s volleyball team held onto its perfect record in the Big West Conference by beating UC Riverside and UC Davis in the Walter Pyramid over the weekend. The 49ers (18-4, 8-0 Big West) trounced UCR in three sets and UCD in four, giving the ‘Niners an 11-1 record... Read more »

Rise to the top

Oscar Terrones , Assistant Sports Editor
October 27, 2014
Filed under Sports News, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s soccer team jumped to first place in the Big West Conference after defeating Cal State Northridge Thursday night in front of over 1,000 people during the 49ers’ last home game of the season. With the victory, the 49ers (8-5-5, 4-1-2) secured their spot in the Big West... Read more »

Mackie earns two weekly honors in two days

October 22, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

One day after earning her first career Big West Player of the Week honor, women’s volleyball senior Bre Mackie became the tenth player in Long Beach State history to receive the Sports Imports/AVCA National Player of the Week award last Tuesday. Mackie notched a career-high performance against then... Read more »

49ers to host UC Irvine, Pacific

William Hernandez, Contributing Writer
October 22, 2014
Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Sports News, Women's Water Polo

With a four-game winning streak, Long Beach State will host UC Irvine and Pacific this weekend at the Campus Pool. The 49ers (13-3, 2-0 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation) will first face UCI (13-6, 1-2 MPSF), which won its first conference victory against Pacific (12-7, 0-2 MPSF). The Anteaters’... Read more »

The last hurrah

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
October 22, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s soccer team will face Big West Conference leader Cal State Northridge in the 49ers’ last home game of the season at George Allen Field on Thursday night. The 49ers (7-5-5) jumped to third place in the Big West after a two-game road sweep against Hawai’i and UC Davis.... Read more »