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Women’s volleyball team finally healthy

Women’s volleyball team finally healthy

August 29, 2013

After being hampered by injuries from day one in 2012, the 49ers enter the 2013 campaign fully healthy and ready to compete at a high level once again. The perennial Big West Conference powers will...

Former stars return for women’s volleyball alumni match

Former stars return for women’s volleyball alumni match

Daniel Van Hoosier, Staff Writer

August 25, 2013

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

It has become a popular tradition for the Long Beach State women’s volleyball team to celebrate each new season with a match against its alumni. 2013 was no different, as the current squad defeated...

USA Volleyball Cup ignites Pyramid

USA Volleyball Cup ignites Pyramid

July 17, 2013

An Olympic atmosphere swept over the Walter Pyramid on Friday night, as fans from all over Southern California converged to watch the United States and Japan women’s volleyball teams square off in the...

Gimmillaro earns contract extension

Gimmillaro earns contract extension

April 25, 2013

Long Beach State women's volleyball coach Brian Gimmillaro has agreed to a contract extension through 2018, athletic director Vic Cegles announced today. Gimmillaro, who has coached the 49ers since 1985, will also become t...

Big West Women’s Volleyball Coach of the Year honors awarded to Brian Gimmillaro

Big West Women’s Volleyball Coach of the Year honors awarded to Brian Gimmillaro

November 28, 2012

For the eighth time in his storied 28-year career, Brian Gimmillaro was named Big West Conference Women's Volleyball Coach of the Year. Despite losing a multitude of players to injury, including 2011 All-American...

Long Beach State left out of NCAA tournament for first time in 26 years

Long Beach State left out of NCAA tournament for first time in 26 years

Daniel Van Hoosier, Staff Writer

November 26, 2012

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

For the first time in a quarter-century, the Long Beach State women's volleyball team will find its name missing from the NCAA tournament bracket. Despite winning its last seven matches, The Beach (18...

Women’s volleyball completes weekend sweep

Daniel Van Hoosier, Staff Writer

November 11, 2012

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

With its fourth consecutive win, the Long Beach State women's volleyball team kept its slim hopes of a postseason berth alive. The Beach (15-11, 10-5 Big West Conference) defeated UC Riverside (7-21, 1-13 Big West) in straight sets (25-14, 25-17, 25-23) without much resistance Saturday night at the Walter Pyramid. LBSU head coach Brian Gimmillaro said the team has become closer throughout the season and has found ways to win despite bein...

LBSU evens season series with Titans

LBSU evens season series with Titans

Daniel Van Hoosier, Staff Writer

November 9, 2012

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

After falling to Cal State Fullerton earlier in the season for the first time in 30 years, the Long Beach State women's volleyball team started a new streak from scratch Thursday night at the Walter Py...