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LBSU women’s basketball picked 5th

LBSU women’s basketball picked 5th

October 28, 2009

All signs point to progress for first-year head coach Jody Wynn after inheriting a team that finished at the bottom of the Big West Conference last season.The 49ers gathered 99 points and were selected ...

Coaches cook up season outlook

Coaches cook up season outlook

Matt Moreno and Tracy McDannald

October 12, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Cook-off coverageANAHEIM — Before doing battle on the court, the Big West Conference men's and women's basketball coaches had the opportunity to face-off in the kitchen Tuesday at the ESPN Zone a...

Big West coaches create hell’s kitchen

Big West coaches create hell’s kitchen

October 12, 2009

Big West Media Day coverageANAHEIM — Basketball coaches turned in their playbooks for aprons and cookbooks Tuesday at the ESPN Zone at Downtown Disney.Featuring just the Southern California-based schools...

‘Niner Notes: Oct. 10-12

Daily 49er sports staff

October 11, 2009

Filed under Men's Volleyball, Men's Water Polo, Sports, Women's Tennis

 Women's Volleyball: Hot-hitting Tigers halt 49er streak at sevenBox scoreThe 49er women's volleyball team fell to Pacific 25-16, 22-25, 25-22, 25-22, Saturday night at the Alex G. Spanos Center, putting an end to its seven-match winning streak.Senior Naomi Washington had 20 kills on .333 hitting to lead The Beach. Caitlin Ledoux posted 16 kills and Brittney Herzog added 11 to join Washington in double-figures as LBSU (11-4, 4-1 Big West Conference) dropped its first...

‘Niner Notes: Oct 9

Daily 49er sports staff

October 8, 2009

Filed under Men's Volleyball, Sports, Women's Tennis

Women's Volleyball: Balanced effort keys seventh straight victoryBox scoreThe 49er women's volleyball team swept UC Davis, 25-23, 25-21, 25-22, Friday night at Upper Hickey Gym to push its winning streak to seven matches.Outside hitter Caitlin Ledoux tallied 13 kills to help the ‘Niners maintain sole possession of first place in the Big West Conference. The sophomore also had nine digs to share team-high honors with libero L...

‘Niner Notes: Oct 3-4

Daily 49er sports staff

October 3, 2009

Filed under Men's Water Polo, Sports, Women's Tennis

Women's tennis: The Beach completes Day 2 at Cal NIKE InviteSophomore Julie Luzar defeated Pacific's Olga Gumenyuk 6-1, 6-3 to win the Flight C championship at the Cal NIKE Invitational on Sunday.In doubles action, the team of Deborah Armstrong and Anais Dallara fell, 8-4, to Cal's Kasia Siowosz and Tayler Davis in the Flight B doubles final.The 49ers continue their fall season next weekend at the Fullerton Invitational.Day 2 ...

Weary 49ers exit NCAA tournament with loss to Fresno St.

Weary 49ers exit NCAA tournament with loss to Fresno St.

Danny Lee, Assistant sports editor

May 16, 2009

Filed under Softball, Sports

LBSU vs. Fresno State box scoreLBSU vs. UNLV box scoreLOS ANGELES — After outdueling UNLV, 3-1, in 13 innings to fight off elimination, the 49er softball team just had nothing left in the tank.Long Beach State (35-21) was upended by ...

49ers can’t break through against Langenfeld, UCLA

49ers can’t break through against Langenfeld, UCLA

May 14, 2009

Box scoreLOS ANGELES — Megan Langenfeld's bat and right arm proved to be the X-factor for the UCLA softball team Friday afternoon at Easton Stadium.The Bruins' starting pitcher needed 158 pitche...