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Long Beach State women’s basketball team anemic shooting performance ends with another loss

Grester Celis-Acosta, Grester Celis-Acosta

November 27, 2016

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

Against another Power-5 conference team, the Long Beach State women’s basketball couldn’t keep up with USC on Sunday during its 82-74 loss at the Galen Center. In the first half, the 49ers kept the game close against the Trojans trailing 40-33 at halftime. In the second half, the Trojans used their size to wear down the 49ers on their way to the win. LBSU was outrebounded by USC 43-32. The losses piled on after... Read more »

Long Beach State women’s basketball team hosts Houston

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

November 17, 2016

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

After wins against Nevada Nov. 11 and Pepperdine Saturday, the Long Beach State women’s basketball team will host the University of Houston at Walter Pyramid Friday for the team’s home opener. During its opening road trip, LBSU battled to two close games, including a 97-93 overtime win against Nevada and a 44-41 win at Pepperdine. Against Nevada, the 49ers had six players score in double-figures. Senior guard Jew... Read more »

The final chapter for the Raven of Long Beach State

Grester Celis-Acosta, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016

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

Giving up is something that isn’t in senior guard Raven Benton’s blood. After suffering an injury in February 2015, Benton had a roller coaster time with the Long Beach State women’s basketball team that included lots of physical therapy and strength training, but one moment signifies her battle back from adversity. That moment is when Benton drilled the game-winning shot against Cal Poly during the 49ers’ 54-52 win... Read more »

Long Beach State’s Jewelyn Sawyer earns Big West honors

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

November 14, 2016

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

Look out Big West: Long Beach State’s senior guard Jewelyn Sawyer put on a huge weekend performance to start the season for the women’s basketball team, earning Big West Play of the Week. The senior tallied her first double-double during the 49ers’ (2-0) 97-93 overtime win Friday at Nevada, scoring 18 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. Along with her double-double, Sawyer went a perfect 6-for-6 from the free throw lin... Read more »

How the West was won

How the West was won

November 6, 2016

The Long Beach State women's soccer team dominated UC Irvine in the Big West Tournament Final Sunday, scoring three goals in the first 25 minutes on its way to a 3-0 win at George Allen Field. The ... Read more »

Long Beach State women’s basketball team looks to build off of 24-win season

Grester Celis-Acosta, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016

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

After starting official practice last week, the Long Beach State women’s basketball team is ready to build on its playoff appearance from last year with four championship-starved seniors leading the way. “We’re really excited. We’re looking forward to building on how we finished last year,” coach Jody Wynn said about gearing up to start nonconference play next month. LBSU had a strong finish last year as the te... Read more »

Long Beach State women’s basketball team releases 2016-2017 schedule

Grester Celis-Acosta, Staff Writer

August 30, 2016

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

The Long Beach State women’s basketball 2016-2017 schedule was released Tuesday, and the the 49ers will be tested by major conference teams early and often. Long Beach State will play in two tournaments: The ASU Classic in Tempe, Arizona at the beginning of December and the Play4Kay Shootout in Las Vegas. In the ASU Classic, the Beach will play against Florida in the first round. The Gators went to the NCAA Tournament... Read more »

LBSU women’s basketball has shot at winning it all next season

LBSU women’s basketball has shot at winning it all next season

Grester Celis-Acosta, Staff Writer

March 21, 2016

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

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team season ended in disappointment, coming up short in both the Big West Tournament and the Women’s National Invitational Tournament. Despite a poor postseason, ... Read more »

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