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 »

LBSU women’s volleyball picked to finish second

LBSU women’s volleyball picked to finish second

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
August 17, 2014
Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

Coaches of the Big West Conference chose the Long Beach State women’s volleyball team to finish second behind Hawaii for the third consecutive year. The 49ers have finished with at least a second place standing in the past decade, claiming the top spot... Read more »

LBSU women’s volleyball recruiting class named one of the best in the country

LBSU women’s volleyball recruiting class named one of the best in the country

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
July 30, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's Volleyball

The 2014 recruiting class for Long Beach State women’s volleyball team was dubbed as one of the best in the nation by PrepVolleyball.com, ranking 10th out of over a thousand collegiate teams in the country. This would also give the program the highest ranking in the Big West Conference. As the 49ers... Read more »

‘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 »