Women’s soccer team misses Big West Tournament with 2-1 loss to UC Riverside

Women’s soccer team misses Big West Tournament with 2-1 loss to UC Riverside

Daniel Astle, Assistant Sports Editor
November 3, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State and UC Riverside women’s soccer teams entered Sunday’s season-concluding match at George Allen Field uncertain but still hopeful of a playoff bid. Barring a draw, however, only one team would be guaranteed to move onto next weekend’s Big West Tournament. With only three... Read more »

LBSU controls destiny after tie with Fullerton

Daniel Astle, Assistant Sports Editor
November 3, 2013
Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s soccer team is a step closer to clinching a Big West Conference Tournament bid after battling Cal State Fullerton to a 1-1 tie Thursday, but it will have to wait until Sunday to determine its postseason fate. The ‘Niners (8-6-3, 2-2-3 Big West) moved into a three-way... Read more »

CLARK: Winning is the simplest solution for Long Beach State

CLARK: Winning is the simplest solution for Long Beach State

Jason Clark, Sports Editor
October 29, 2013
Filed under Commentary, Sports, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

We tried. We tried to give you a breakdown of all the different scenarios surrounding the final weekend of regular-season Big West women’s soccer. We tried to explain it, spell it out possibility by possibility in a way that was understandable. But after a few hours of relentlessly going over... Read more »

‘Niners to host final regular-season games

‘Niners to host final regular-season games

Daniel Astle, Assistant Sports Editor
October 29, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s soccer team heads into its final two regular-season games this weekend in sixth place and as one of six conference teams still uncertain of a postseason berth. The ‘Niners will host Cal State Fullerton on Thursday and UC Riverside on Sunday at George Allen Field, with... Read more »

49ers’ playoff hopes still alive despite loss to Matadors

Jason Clark, Sports Editor
October 27, 2013
Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

Last year, a loss to Cal State Northridge prevented the Long Beach State women’s soccer team from making the Big West Conference tournament. It was the final game of the regular season, and the Matadors went on to win the conference and advance to the NCAA tournament. This year, the results are... Read more »

Matadors up next for women’s soccer team

Matadors up next for women’s soccer team

Daniel Astle, Assistant Sports Editor
October 23, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s soccer team will make its final road trip of the regular season Friday. The 49ers will travel to winless Cal State Northridge while looking to make up for the two ties in its last three matches. The 49ers (8-5-2, 2-1-2 Big West) are currently in fifth place in the Big... Read more »

ASTLE: Fifth-place standing is the result of unhelpful draws

Daniel Astle, Assistant Sports Editor
October 23, 2013
Filed under Commentary, Sports, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s soccer team currently sits in fifth place in the Big West Conference with three games remaining, and that’s a result of two draws in games the ‘Niners should have won. Had the 49ers (8-5-2, 2-1-2 Big West) managed to score an additional goal against UC Davis and... Read more »

Mind Games — concussions affecting women’s soccer, 49ers’ Mendiola

Mind Games — concussions affecting women’s soccer, 49ers’ Mendiola

Michael Morris, Assistant Sports Editor
October 22, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

The first time Renee Mendiola got a concussion, she didn’t think much of it. The second time it happened, she had a similar lack of concern. But the third time it happened, her life was changed. Mendiola doesn’t play football. She plays soccer. But because of the severity of her most recent concussion,... Read more »