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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...

Poor first half dooms ‘Niners

Poor first half dooms ‘Niners

Jeffrey Hensiek, Staff writer

January 30, 2009

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Box scoreThe Long Beach State women's basketball team wasn't able to contain the UC Irvine Anteaters in the paint as they were defeated, 68-62, at the Walter Pyramid on Saturday evening. Senior Lynea ...

LBSU women come from behind for first Big West win

Jeffrey Hensiek, Staff writer

January 28, 2009

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Box scoreFULLERTON, Calif. — The Long Beach State women's basketball team ended an eight-game losing skid Thursday night with a 54-51 win over Cal State Fullerton at Titan Gym.Senior Lynea Williams led all scorers with 13 points off the bench while grabbing four rebounds, and junior Courtney Jacob added 11 points in 30 minutes.Fullerton center Toni Thomas led the Titans with 10 points and 14 rebounds in 34 minutes. ...

Hegarty hopeful for first conference win

Hegarty hopeful for first conference win

January 28, 2009

LaTorya Barbee has made a quick recovery after undergoing surgery in December and may be available to play tonight against host Cal State Fullerton.Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Titan Gym.Long Beach...

‘Niners losing skid extended to eight games

Daniel Ramirez, Assistant sports editor

January 24, 2009

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Long Beach State women's basketball team was handed a 57-41 defeat courtesy of host UC Riverside Saturday evening at the Student Recreation Center.Senior Kaiti O'Brien led the 49ers with 14 points and nine rebounds, while junior Whitney Fields added nine points. Junior Courtney Jacob finished with eight points, seven rebounds and a team-high four assists. UCR center Kemie Nkele scored a game-high 21 points for the Highland...

Women’s hoops team having winter to dis-remember

Women’s hoops team having winter to dis-remember

Danny Lee, Assistant sports editor

January 16, 2009

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

While the Long Beach State men's basketball team has been riding a wave of momentum over the winter break, the 49er women are having a January that they'd like to forget. The latest setback came last Satu...

Aggies edge 49ers, 55-54, on controversial play

Aggies edge 49ers, 55-54, on controversial play

January 9, 2009

The tough breaks continued to pour in for head coach Mary Hegarty and the Long Beach State women's basketball team Saturday night.UC Davis forward Kasey Riecks hit two free throws with 2.1 seconds left t...

A tale of two halves: The Beach falls to Pacific, 76-62

A tale of two halves: The Beach falls to Pacific, 76-62

January 7, 2009

Energized by a record-breaking home crowd of 2,656, The Beach sprinted out on to an early lead only to watch the Pacific Tigers claw back in the second half Thursday afternoon.The Tigers, behind the str...