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Long Beach State’s Ashton McKeown snags Big West honor

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

September 27, 2016

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

Long Beach State senior goalkeeper Ashton McKeown was named the Big West Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the week after stopping a career-high 10 shots during the 49ers’ 1-0 loss to No. 4 Brigham Young University Saturday. McKeown, who has been a stalwart for LBSU, was solid against the Cougars — who had been averaging three goals per game heading into the contest. While the 49ers have struggled in their last...

Long Beach State’s women’s soccer and men’s water polo have mixed results on road

Matthew Simon, Sport Editor

September 25, 2016

Filed under Men's Sports, Men's Water Polo, Sports, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

In a defensive battle with No. 4 Brigham Young University, the Long Beach State women’s soccer team gave up a late goal in the 85th minute to the Cougars to lose 1-0 Saturday in Provo, Utah. Heading into their game, BYU was averaging three goals per game and the 49ers contained the Cougars for a majority of the 90 minutes before the late goal. In the first half of the game, LBSU had three shots on goal, but weren’t able to ...

Long Beach State athletic teams start road trip

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

September 21, 2016

Filed under Men's Cross Country, Men's Sports, Men's Water Polo, Sports, Women's Cross Country, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

For the first time this season, all Long Beach State athletic teams will be away from home. The week is headlined by the women’s volleyball team as they take on UC Davis to open Big West conference play tonight at 7 in Davis. After an inauspicious start, the 49ers (6-7) take on the Aggies (7-6), an opponent as LBSU has never lost to in 23 contests. LBSU is looking to bounce back from last weekend when the team went 1-2, dropping g...

Long Beach State women’s soccer team loses to UCLA 2-1 and USD 3-2

Long Beach State women’s soccer team loses to UCLA 2-1 and USD 3-2

September 19, 2016

During a weekend where the Long Beach State women’s soccer team welcomed back senior goalkeeper Ashton McKeown, the 49ers lost back-to-back games to the University of San Diego and UCLA. After m...

Long Beach State women’s soccer team loses to defending champion Penn State

Long Beach State women’s soccer team loses to defending champion Penn State

September 4, 2016

Before the season started, the 49ers were confident they could compete with any team on their schedule. The one thing Long Beach State women’s soccer head coach Mauricio Ingrassia said could change t...

Long Beach State women’s soccer team loses first game

Long Beach State women’s soccer team loses first game

September 3, 2016

The Long Beach State women's soccer team suffered its first loss Friday night to Loyola Marymount 2-1. Piling onto the team's first loss LBSU received bad news when senior goalkeeper Ashton McKeown ...

Ashley Gonzales expected to make big impact for Long Beach State women’s soccer team this year

Ashley Gonzales expected to make big impact for Long Beach State women’s soccer team this year

September 1, 2016

With her shy disposition, you wouldn’t expect junior forward Ashley Gonzales to be a powerhouse on the field. But don’t let her calm voice and small stature fool you. Even standing at 5 feet 3 i...

Long Beach State women’s soccer team looks to continue streak this weekend

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

September 1, 2016

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports

Halfway through its eight-game homestand, the No. 18 Long Beach State women’s soccer team couldn’t have asked for a better start to the season. The 49ers are cruising after playing an all-around game that has them on a 3-game winning streak while outscoring opponents 8-0. LBSU’s first game was a double overtime 1-1 tie against Kentucky on Aug. 19. After that game, the 49ers went on a roll, beating Fairfield 4-0 ...