Mackie earns two weekly honors in two days

October 22, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

One day after earning her first career Big West Player of the Week honor, women’s volleyball senior Bre Mackie became the tenth player in Long Beach State history to receive the Sports Imports/AVCA National Player of the Week award last Tuesday. Mackie notched a career-high performance against then... Read more »

The Beach is 23rd in the nation

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
October 22, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team rolls into the weekend ranked No. 23 on the American Volleyball Coaches Association Coaches Poll. The 49ers (16-4, 6-0 Big West) are in the midst of their best conference start since 2001 when they won the Big West title with an 18-0 record. LBSU’s... Read more »

The Beach holds six-win streak in Big West

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
October 19, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

The Long Beach State women’s volleyball extended their winning streak to six, leaving them undefeated in the Big West Conference after a successful weekend on the road against UC Santa Barbara and Cal Poly The 49ers (16-4, 6-0 Big West) defeated UCSB 3-0 on Friday and Cal Poly 3-1 on Saturday. Jenelle... Read more »

The Beach holds six-win streak in Big West

Kelsey Cruz, Contributing Writer
October 19, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

The Long Beach State women’s volleyball extended their winning streak to six, leaving them undefeated in the Big West Conference after a successful weekend on the road against UC Santa Barbara and Cal Poly The 49ers (16-4, 6-0 Big West) defeated UCSB 3-0 on Friday and Cal Poly 3-1 on Saturday. Jenelle... Read more »

Women’s volleyball takes winning streak on road test

Women’s volleyball takes winning streak on road test

Kelsey Cruz, Contributing Writer
October 16, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports News, Sports Showcase, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

Long Beach State women’s volleyball will put a four-game winning streak to the test with back-to-back road games against UC Santa Barbara and Cal Poly this weekend. “They’re definitely high-emotion games with a lot residing on them,” senior co-captain Chelsea Cabrajac said. “We’ve always... Read more »

49ers break seven-game losing streak with Hawai’i

49ers break seven-game losing streak with Hawai’i

Kelsey Cruz, Contributing Writer
October 12, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports News, Sports Showcase, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

After losing seven consecutive games to Hawai’i, the Long Beach State women’s volleyball team finally topped the Rainbow Wahine in a five-set thriller inside the Walter Pyramid on Saturday. Two thousand four hundred and sixteen people witnessed the 49ers become the only undefeated Big West team... Read more »

West women’s volleyball predictions

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
October 7, 2014
Filed under Commentary, Sports, Sports News, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

Standings, coaches’ polls, NCAA rankings, at-large bids and qualifiers – these are all things people talk about when determining how good a team is, hoping to accurately predict who will become conference champions and advance to the Sweet 16, Final Four and eventually, the NCAA Championships. It... Read more »

Four seniors. Four years. Four leaders.

Four seniors. Four years. Four leaders.

Kelsey Cruz, Contributing Writer
October 7, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

Bre Mackie, Chelsea Cabrajac, Chisom Okpala and Tyler Jackson have played together on the Long Beach State women’s volleyball team since their freshman year, but injuries to the lineup this season have pushed them to adapt to new positions. “We have the most experience,” Cabrajac said. “A... Read more »