‘Niners fall short of upsetting Pepperdine

Anita Wang, Assistant Sports Editor
March 18, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

The Long Beach State women’s sand volleyball team gave No. 1 Pepperdine a run for its money Tuesday but ultimately lost 3-2 in a rematch of last year’s national championship match. The 49ers became the first team this year to avoid a sweep at the hands of the Waves because wins from the Tyler... Read more »

Sand volleyball team drops close home opener to Florida State

KC Cruz, Contributing Writer
March 12, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

No. 3 Long Beach State fell just short in its home opener with a 3-2 loss against No. 4 Florida State on Wednesday. “The lack of ball control was where we struggled in our matches that we didn’t win,” head coach Erika Dillard said. “It’s disappointing when you lose.” The 49ers fell... Read more »

49ers’ disappointing season ends with victory

49ers’ disappointing season ends with victory

Anita Wang, Staff Writer
December 1, 2013
Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

The night after an exhilarating and surprising victory against Big West’s then first-place team, UC Santa Barbara, the 49ers snatched a sweep in their last match of the season against Cal Poly, ending with scores of 25-12, 25-16 and 25-14. Domination was foreseen, as the 49ers (18-11, 11-5 Big West)... Read more »

Thanksgiving weekend stuffed with LBSU games

Jason Clark, Sports Editor
November 25, 2013
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Men's Water Polo, Sports, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

The 49ers will get a chance to enjoy Thanksgiving on Thursday, but they will return to action not long after. Here’s a look at each sport’s games this weekend. Men’s basketball at Washington Long Beach State (1-6) will look to end its six-game losing streak in Seattle on... Read more »

‘Niner Notes: Chris Enriquez finishes in 234th at NCAA championships

Daniel Astle, Assistant Sports Editor
November 24, 2013
Filed under Men's Cross Country, Sports, Women's Volleyball

Women’s volleyball team sweeps black-and-blue rivalry match The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team swept UC Irvine for the second time this season and recorded its seventh overall sweep Saturday at the Bren Events Center. LBSU (16-11, 9-5 Big West) erased early deficits... Read more »

LBSU to face Big West’s 8th- and 9th-place teams

Anita Wang, Staff Writer
November 13, 2013
Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

The end to the women’s volleyball season is coming to a close, as the 49ers will take their last three road matches within the next two weeks, with two this weekend against UC Riverside and Cal State Fullerton. During their last meeting against the Highlanders (1-22, 0-11 Big West Conference), the... Read more »

49ers come close but can’t finish in upset bid

49ers come close but can’t finish in upset bid

Anita Wang, Staff Writer
November 11, 2013
Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

Homecoming weekend ended in disappointment for Long Beach State’s women’s volleyball team, as it let a close win slip away in a five-set match against Big West Conference’s first-place Cal State Northridge, ending with scores of 23-25, 25-15, 25-22, 24-26 and 12-15. The 49ers (13-11, 6-5 Big... Read more »

LBSU survives in win over UC Davis

Anita Wang, Staff Writer
November 9, 2013
Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

Emotions from last week's loss at Hawaii seemed to have carried into the match against UC Davis and almost cost Long Beach State a win. But the 49ers managed to halt the Aggies' three-game winning streak in a four-set match, ending with scores of 27-25, 25-23, 19-25 and 25-23. The 49ers had difficulty... Read more »