Last tournament of season in Bakersfield

Last tournament of season in Bakersfield

Kelsey Cruz, Contributing Writer
September 17, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Volleyball

The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team will embark on its last tournament before conference play, facing three teams in the Roadrunner Classic Volleyball Tournament this weekend in Bakersfield. The 49ers (8-3) hold a three-game winning streak and after sweeping at the “LBSU/LMU [Loyola Marymount... Read more »

Women’s volleyball, not up to par

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
September 16, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

If there’s anything Long Beach State is known for, it’s the success of its sports programs. The women’s volleyball team hasn’t been living up to its expectations. We... Read more »

Five-match winning streak snaps

Five-match winning streak snaps

Kelsey Cruz, Contributing Writer
September 15, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team saw its five-match winning streak snap on the first night of the three-day LBSU/LMU Tournament this past weekend. But the team continued the weekend by sweeping the remaining three opponents. The 49ers (8-3) fell 3-1 to undefeated Loyola Marymount... Read more »

The Beach to host second tournament after 4-0 run

The Beach to host second tournament after 4-0 run

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
September 9, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team will host the three-day Long Beach State/LMU Tournament this weekend at the Walter Pyramid. The 49ers (5-2) look to bring the dominant performance from their tournament... Read more »

The Beach goes undefeated

The Beach goes undefeated

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
September 7, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

Domination defined the weekend. At the Mizuno Invitational, the Long Beach State women’s volleyball team won every game, had the MVP of the tournament and held the best hitting percentage of the four teams it played. The 49ers (5-2) hosted their first home tournament, which included their season... Read more »

Women’s volleyball will host its three-day Mizuno Invitational

Women’s volleyball will host its three-day Mizuno Invitational

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
September 3, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team will host its three-day Mizuno Invitational this weekend at the Walter Pyramid. They 49ers brought home a 1-2 record after their weekend in Illinois, but they hope to redeem themselves with a four-match tournament against opponents such as Idaho, Campbell,... Read more »

Ranked teams sweep LBSU women’s volleyball in first two season matches

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
September 1, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team opened its season with an unpleasant start after being swept during the first two days of the Illini Classic in Illinois. The 49ers (1-2) fell to No. 11 Illinois Friday. They followed close behind the Illini during the first two sets and lost 25-21, but... Read more »

Women’s volleyball misses NCAA tournament two years in a row

Women’s volleyball misses NCAA tournament two years in a row

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
August 26, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

It has been two consecutive years since the Long Beach State women’s volleyball team advanced to the NCAA postseason, making it head coach Brian Gimmillaro’s first time missing out on the tournament back-to-back in his 29-year tenure at the school. “I believe in our coaching, what we teach and... Read more »