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Long Beach State women’s volleyball continues strong Big West play

Luke Ramirez, Staff Writer

September 25, 2016

Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

Following a strong win at UC Davis on Thursday, Long Beach State was able to grind out a 5-set win over UC Irvine on Saturday to improve its conference record to 2-0. With strong performances from senior outside hitter Nele Barber, who had 19 kills along with a career high 27 digs, and sophomore Anete Brinke who recorded a career best 17 kills, the 49ers (8-7) won the match 22-25, 25-23, 25-14, 18-25 and 15-13. “... Read more »

Long Beach State athletic teams start road trip

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

September 21, 2016

Filed under Men's Cross Country, Men's Sports, Men's Water Polo, Sports, Women's Cross Country, Women's Soccer, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

For the first time this season, all Long Beach State athletic teams will be away from home. The week is headlined by the women’s volleyball team as they take on UC Davis to open Big West conference play tonight at 7 in Davis. After an inauspicious start, the 49ers (6-7) take on the Aggies (7-6), an opponent as LBSU has never lost to in 23 contests. LBSU is looking to bounce back from last weekend when the team went 1-2, dropping g... Read more »

Long Beach State women’s volleyball team stumbles in San Diego

Luke Ramirez, Staff Writer

September 19, 2016

Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

After a 4-set loss to No. 11 UCLA Wednesday, the Long Beach State women’s volleyball team traveled to San Diego for the University of San Diego/San Diego State University Invitational. The 49ers (6-7) bounced back with a five set win against San Jose State. In in the match, LBSU relied on its veterans, senior outside hitter Nele Barber and middle blocker junior Ashley Murray,  who paced the team with 31 kills combin... Read more »

Long Beach State women’s volleyball team falters against UCLA

Long Beach State women’s volleyball team falters against UCLA

Luke Ramirez, Staff Writer

September 15, 2016

Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

  Despite two impressive sets against UCLA, the 49ers could not pull off the upset against the No.11 Bruins last night. The 49ers struggled most of the night, and Coach Brian Gimmillaro expr... Read more »

Long Beach State women’s volleyball faces another packed weekend

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

September 13, 2016

Filed under Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team is set for a match against No. 11 UCLA tonight at Walter Pyramid before traveling to San Diego for three games in two days. UCLA enters the match undefeated at 7-0 and is on a current five-game winning streak against LBSU. In their last meeting, LBSU lost to UCLA in four sets at home. “It would look pretty good on our record if we beat them,” senior outside hitte... Read more »

Long Beach State’s Nele Barber named ACVA Player of the Week

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

September 13, 2016

Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

After playing three games last weekend, Long Beach State’s senior outside hitter Nele Barber was named the American Volleyball Coaches Association’s national Player of the Week. The outside hitter became the 11th player in LBSU history to receive the honor and the first since outside hitter Bre Mackie in 2014. “I didn’t expect that,” Barber said with a smile. “It’s pretty cool. It’s an honor. In gene... Read more »

Long Beach State’s Ashley Murray makes natural connection with volleyball

Long Beach State’s Ashley Murray makes natural connection with volleyball

Miranda Andrade-Ceja, Managing Editor

September 6, 2016

Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Volleyball

Junior Ashley Murray is all niceties at first conversation — it isn’t until she walks on the court that one realizes the middle blocker is an absolute assassin with a volleyball. Hailing from B... Read more »

Long Beach State women’s volleyball team is primed for success

Long Beach State women’s volleyball team is primed for success

August 22, 2016

With the right mix of youth and veteran leadership, the Long Beach State women’s volleyball team is looking to make some noise in the Big West after finishing second to Hawai’i last season. Altho... Read more »

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