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Misty May-Treaner to leave Long Beach State for USC

Daniel Astle, Assistant Sports Editor

September 6, 2013

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

Misty May-Treanor announced her departure from the Long Beach State sand volleyball program Tuesday to go to Southern California. The three-time Olympic gold medalist was a volunteer assistant coach for the team, and she will assume the same position at USC. May-Treanor told LBSU that she was leaving the team to focus on a USC program that operates both its sand and indoor teams separately. LBSU’s teams share players...

LBSU to play without star Hampton in Bay Area Challenge

LBSU to play without star Hampton in Bay Area Challenge

Daniel Van Hoosier, Staff Writer

September 4, 2013

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

The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team may have lost much more than two matches over the weekend, as junior middle blocker Haleigh Hampton was injured in the final game and will miss the Bay Area...

With first tests over, 49ers can look for wins this weekend

Jason Clark, Sports Editor

September 3, 2013

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

Both the Long Beach State women’s volleyball and women’s soccer teams took on ranked teams over the weekend, and after varying levels of success, they can look forward to facing softer opponents this weekend. All three of the schools the women’s volleyball team faced at the Long Beach State Mizuno Invitational are now ranked. The 49ers defeated No. 18 Illinois in four sets before losing to No. 15 Florida State in...

‘Niner Notes: Eileen Maes named to weekly honor roll

Staff reports

September 3, 2013

Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Golf, Women's Soccer, Women's Volleyball

Women’s soccer players earn weekly honors Long Beach State women’s soccer players Eileen Maes and Mimi Rangel were recognized and awarded for their roles Sunday in the 49ers’ 3-2 final minute win against No. 23 Texas Tech. CollegeSoccer360.com named senior midfielder Maes to its Primetime Performers Weekly Honor Roll after scoring her 10th career goal as a 49er and set up Rangel’s game-winning goal with an accurate...

‘Niners falter against Florida State, Kentucky at Mizuno Invitational

‘Niners falter against Florida State, Kentucky at Mizuno Invitational

September 1, 2013

After a come-from-behind victory over Illinois on Friday night, the Long Beach State women’s volleyball team dropped consecutive matches against ranked opponents in theLong Beach State Mizuno Invitational. On...

CLARK: LBSU will make the NCAAs with or without a Big West title

Jason Clark, Sports Editor

August 29, 2013

Filed under Commentary, Sports, Women's Volleyball

The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team took a break from the NCAA tournament last season, but that break will be over soon enough. The 49ers will be in tough competition with No. 11 Hawaii for the Big West Conference title, but even if they lose that battle, they will have a good enough resume to make the NCAA tournament. Talent is back on the floor for the 49ers. Haleigh Hampton, Erin Juley and Delainey Aigner-Swesey...

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...