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Softball wraps up tournament at SDSU

Danny Lee, Tracy McDannald

February 14, 2009

Filed under Softball, Sports

LBSU vs. Washington box scoreLBSU vs. SDSU box scoreThe Beach softball team defeated San Diego State, 3-2, in the finale of the Campbell-Cartier Classic Sunday. The Aztecs' Monica Alnes lined out with runners on the corners to end the game. Sophomore Brooke Turner (3-2) tossed a complete game, striking out six and allowing two runs on eight hits. Down 2-1 in the sixth with one out, the Aztecs had the bases loaded and were t...

WBBALL: 49ers post back-to-back wins for first time

Daily 49er sports staff

February 14, 2009

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Box scoreFor the first time this season, Long Beach State's women's basketball team has won back-to-back games.The 49ers defeated Texas-Pan American, 78-58, in non-conference action Saturday night at the Walter Pyramid.After playing to 35-35 tie in the first half, LBSU (7-17) stifled the Broncs into 37.5 percent shooting (9-of-24) after intermission.The 49ers shot 54.4 percent (31-of-57) from floor in the contest and were le...

LBSU tennis stops SDSU before rain

Sydney Tanimoto, Staff writer

February 13, 2009

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Friday the 13th proved to be a good day for Long Beach State's women's tennis as it defeated San Diego State, 4-2.It would be the 49ers' top four singles who secured the match with their victories.First off the court was No. 2 singles Deborah Armstrong in her convincing win over Holly Bagshaw, 6-3, 6-2. In a long-rally and high-tempered No. 3 singles match, Rachel Manasse came out on top over Ester...

LBSU tops Matadors

LBSU tops Matadors

Jeff Hensiek, Staff writer

February 11, 2009

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Box scoreLong Beach State dominated the boards as they fought their way to a 63-50 win over the visiting Cal State Northridge Matadors on Wednesday. Lauren Sims got a double-double with a game-high 21 poi...

Women’s basketball set for 3-game homestand starting tonight

Women’s basketball set for 3-game homestand starting tonight

February 10, 2009

The Beach women's basketball team is scheduled to kick off a three-game homestand tonight against Cal State Northridge at the Walter Pyramid.Tip-off time for the game against the Matadors is scheduled f...

Softball fans the Flames for 5-2 win

Daily 49er sports staff

February 7, 2009

Filed under Softball, Sports

No. 20 Long Beach State (2-2) defeated the Liberty Lady Flames, 5-2, on Sunday to finish off play at the Cathedral City Kickoff.Freshman right-hander Taylor Petty picked up the first win of her college career after coming in for junior Bridgette Pagano after the third inning.Right fielder Danielle Linke went 4-for-4 with one RBI. Third baseman Jennifer Griffin crushed a two-run homer in the sixth for added run support. Th...

49er women fall at Pacific in 2OT

Daily 49er sports staff

February 6, 2009

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Box scoreFour double-digit scorers wasn't enough for the Long Beach State women's basketball team on Saturday.The 49ers dropped a 98-92 double-overtime decision to Pacific at the Alex G. Spanos Center in Stockton.Junior Whitney Fields, who finished the game with 21 points and 15 rebounds for the 'Niners, fouled out in the first overtime period. The 49ers were unable to match the Tigers in the final five minutes as LBSU wa...

49er women top UC Davis on the road

Daily 49er sports staff

February 4, 2009

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Box scoreThe Long Beach State women's basketball team avenged its loss to UC Davis earlier in the season with a 68-64 victory Thursday night at The Pavilion.The 49ers (5-16, 2-7 Big West Conference) shot 43.3 percent from the field, while the Aggies owned a 41 percent clip.Junior Lauren Sims led the 49ers with a game-high 21 points, while senior Kaiti O'Brien tied her career-high with 18 points. Sophomore LaTorya Barbee also f...