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Portland State deals ‘Niners ‘unacceptable’ 71-56 loss

Matt Moreno, Contributing writer

December 1, 2008

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Long Beach State women's basketball team couldn't put a stop to the shooting barrage of Portland State as they fell, 71-56, Monday night at the Walter Pyramid.The Vikings (4-1) shot an impressive 60 percent from long range, going 9-of-15 on the night. PSU also shot 54.9 percent from the field to just 37.5 percent for LBSU (1-3). PSU outperformed the 49ers in most statistical areas including rebounding, 36-28, and assists, 1...

Junior guard named co-Big West women’s basketball Player of the Week

Junior guard named co-Big West women’s basketball Player of the Week

Tracy McDannald, Sports editor

November 30, 2008

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Junior Courtney Jacob's career-high 30-point performance may not have resulted in a win for Long Beach State, but the Big West Conference took notice Monday.Jacob was named the co-Big West women's basket...

Jacob’s career-high 30 points not enough

Jacob’s career-high 30 points not enough

Daily 49er sports staff

November 24, 2008

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Long Beach State junior guard Courtney Jacob set a new career high, nearly recorded a triple-double and it still wasn't enough for the women's basketball team Monday night.The 49ers dropped an 83-63 dec...

‘Niners pummel Spartans for first win of season

‘Niners pummel Spartans for first win of season

Danny Lee, Assistant sports editor

November 21, 2008

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

With guards Karina Figueroa and LaTorya Barbee out due to injuries, it was time for the 49ers' women's basketball team to put its low-post game on display.The team did exactly that."We've got a strong and ...

49er women’s home opener spoiled by Aztecs

49er women’s home opener spoiled by Aztecs

Matt Moreno, Contributing writer

November 15, 2008

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The 49ers' women's basketball team couldn't hold off a fierce San Diego State offensive attack as they fell to the Aztecs, 67-59, in the season opener at the Walter Pyramid Sunday afternoon.After a lack...

49ers predicted to finish 7th in coaches’ poll

49ers predicted to finish 7th in coaches’ poll

Abbey Mastracco, Staff writer

November 12, 2008

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Two words resonate in the mind of Karina Figueroa this season: hungry and healthy.Now in her senior season, Long Beach State's star guard is hungry. She knew what it was like to be part of a winning t...

Sports Picks: Cross country teams place 5th, 6th at Big West

Daily 49er sports staff

November 1, 2008

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

Cross country‘Niners take fifth and sixth places at Big West ChampionshipsSenior Sarah Apgar led the 49ers in the women's 6K race with an 11th place finish, crossing the line in 20:55:30. Senior Carly Harris was the second LBSU runner to cross the finish line, clocking at a time of 21:16:50 to take 17th. Other notable 49er finishers were junior Missy Barclay (24th, 21:33:70), senior Kristina Wilson (26th, 21:37:30) a...