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Game of throws: Clermont lifts LBSU over Cal Poly

Game of throws: Clermont lifts LBSU over Cal Poly

May 4, 2015

The Long Beach State softball team ended its final road trip with a straight sweep of Cal Poly over the weekend in San Luis Obispo. The 49ers (25-24, 12-6 Big West) took the series from the Mustangs...

LBSU softball’s head coach Kim Sowder speaks

Josh Barajas, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports, Today, Women's Sports

How did you arrive at Long Beach State? When I got to be 14 or 15, I got the opportunity to play on a top club team, the Panthers. I started to get little more focused on softball. I got offered a scholarship to LBSU from that club team. I had offers from different places, but LBSU at the time was a program that had just made it to the World Series the year before and I wanted to play for a top team in the country. And...

LBSU looks for sweep against Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo

LBSU looks for sweep against Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo

Josh Barajas, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State softball team is alive, but on its deathbed in the race for the Big West crown. After dropping their series against CSUN, the 49ers (22-24, 9-6) need to win their remaining six...

Matadors flex muscle: CSUN halts softball team’s momentum

Matadors flex muscle: CSUN halts softball team’s momentum

April 27, 2015

A weekend series loss to Cal State Northridge at the 49er Softball Complex snapped the Long Beach State softball team’s four game-winning streak. CSUN (39-11, 14-1) opened up a five-game lead over...

LBSU hosts first place CSUN

LBSU hosts first place CSUN

April 23, 2015

The Long Beach State softball team will host Big West leader Cal State Northridge at the 49er Softball Complex for a three-game series starting Saturday looking to close the gap in league standings. The...

LBSU completes sweep of Cal State Fullerton

LBSU completes sweep of Cal State Fullerton

April 23, 2015

The 49ers beat the Fullerton Titans twice on Wednesday at the 49er Softball Complex to complete the three-game sweep and take sole possession of second place in the Big West. “We’ve been picking...

Shayna Kimbrough will leave behind a great career at LBSU

Shayna Kimbrough will leave behind a great career at LBSU

Josh Barajas, Staff Writer

April 21, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports, Today, Women's Sports

Shayna Kimbrough waits at third base, ready to tag up and score when the UC Davis outfielder makes the catch. She races home and crosses the plate without realizing that she is now tied for most runs in...

LBSU defeated the Fullerton 6-1 on Saturday

LBSU defeated the Fullerton 6-1 on Saturday

Josh Barajas, Staff Writer

April 20, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports, Today, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State softball team struck first in its series against the Titans thanks to another complete game by right-hander Christina Clermont and a grand slam from catcher Lauren Lombardi. The...