The 49ers are Big West champions

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

  The iconic fist pump from head coach Brian Gimmillaro said it all.  They did it. They’re champions. The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team secured the Big West title... Read more »

Big West Title within reach

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

The No. 18 Long Beach State women’s volleyball team will embark on its last road trip of the season, looking to clinch the Big West Title with one more win. The 49ers (22-4, 12-0 Big West Conference) travel to play UC Davis (15-11, 10-3 Big West) on Thursday and UC Riverside (2-23, 0-13 Big West)... Read more »

A class of her own

A class of her own

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
November 17, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

Hovering above most at six foot three inches, Bre Mackie arrived at Long Beach State in 2011 a talented but raw prospect, one not expected to contribute right away. Now a senior and the leader of the No. 20 LBSU women’s volleyball team, she has developed into one of the nation’s best players. A... Read more »

Sitting firmly in first place

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
November 11, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

The No. 20 Long Beach State women’s volleyball team is set in first place with three matches ahead of its Big West Conference opponents. The 49ers will face Cal Poly and UC Santa Barbara in back-to-back home games this weekend at the Walter Pyramid. “All I know is we’re three ahead with six... Read more »

Seven weeks of wins

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
November 10, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team extended its win streak to ten with a five-set win off back-to-back Big West Conference champion Hawai’i on Friday at the Stan Sheriff Center. The Beach (20-4, 10-0 Big West Conference) won the match 27-25, 25-22, 18-25, 17-25 and 15-10 in its second... Read more »

Battle Between Big West Bests

Battle Between Big West Bests

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
November 5, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports News, Sports Showcase, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

In the Big West Conference, the top-seed Long Beach State women’s volleyball team will face off against second place Hawai’i on Friday at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. The 49ers (19-4, 9-0 Big West) won their first meeting against the Rainbow Wahine (16-5, 8-2 Big West) on Oct. 11 for the... Read more »

Practice Win Repeat

Practice Win Repeat

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
October 30, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

The No. 24 Long Beach State women’s volleyball team will begin the second half of the Big West Conference the way they started the first – on the road. But this time, they’re 8-0. “It’s a long season left,” head coach Brian Gimmillaro said. “There’s a lot of volleyball left, and it’s... Read more »

Practice. Win. Repeat.

Practice. Win. Repeat.

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
October 30, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Volleyball

The No. 24 Long Beach State women’s volleyball team will begin the second half of the Big West Conference the way they started the first – on the road. But this time, they’re 8-0. “It’s a long season left,” head coach Brian Gimmillaro said. “There’s a lot of volleyball left, and it’s... Read more »