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Long Beach State women’s volleyball team looks to remain at the top of the Big West

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

November 1, 2016

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

After a 9-0 start to Big West conference play, the 49ers’ nine-game winning streak came to an abrupt end after the Long Beach State women’s volleyball team lost to UC Irvine in five sets Friday. The 49ers (15-8, 9-1) got back to business as they beat the UC Davis 3-0 Saturday night. Now heading into the final stretch of conference games, LBSU welcomes Cal State Fullerton (6-17, 1-8) to Walter Pyramid tonight at...

Long Beach State women’s volleyball team sweeps past UC Davis

Monica Gallardo, Staff Writer

October 30, 2016

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

The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team suffered its first Big West loss to UC Irvine Friday, but bounced back to sweep UC Davis Saturday at Walter Pyramid. The 49ers’ (15-8, 9-1) nine-game win streak came to an end when UC Irvine (10-14, 5-5) gave them their first loss in Big West play. LBSU maintained control at the beginning of the game and took set one 25-19, but then committed 11 errors and saw their hitting...

LBSU win streak ends in controversy

Monica Gallardo, Staff Writer

October 29, 2016

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

The nine-game win streak by Long Beach State women’s volleyball team was snapped by UC Irvine in a five-set thriller that ended in controversy at the Walter Pyramid Friday night. After comfortably taking set one 25-19, the 49ers were met with a challenge in set two as the Anteaters fired off with strong hits and vigorous defense. Backed up by a loud, cheerful audience, both teams played tug-o-war with the set lead, but...

Long Beach State women’s volleyball team moves to 9-0 in Big West

Long Beach State women’s volleyball team moves to 9-0 in Big West

October 24, 2016

It wasn’t easy, but the Long Beach State women’s volleyball team remained unbeaten in Big West play after wins against UC Santa Barbara Friday and Cal Poly Saturday. On Saturday, the 49ers faced their toughest ...

Long Beach State women’s volleyball team start two-game road trip

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

October 20, 2016

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

After playing two games in the last two weeks, the Long Beach State women’s volleyball team will have back-to-back contests against UC Santa Barbara Friday and Cal Poly Saturday.   With almost a week’s break, the 49ers (13-7, 7-0) are coming off a quality sweep against Cal State Northridge on Saturday.   On Friday, LBSU takes on UC Santa Barbara (12-8, 3-4) for the second time since Oct. 1, when the 49ers ...

Long Beach State women’s volleyball team sweeps CSUN; moves to 7-0 in Big West

Monica Gallardo, Staff Writer

October 16, 2016

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

The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team extended their win streak to seven after posting a season-high hitting percentage in a sweep of Cal State Northridge Saturday night at the Walter Pyramid. The 49ers (13-7, 7-0) continued their hot start coming off last weekend’s victory against Hawai’i for first place in the Big West conference and defeated the CSUN Matadors (6-12, 2-4) 25-14, 25-21 and 25-15. LBSU had a se...

Long Beach State upsets Hawai’i; takes over first place in Big West

Long Beach State upsets Hawai’i; takes over first place in Big West

October 9, 2016

In a night the 49ers won’t soon forget, the Long Beach State women’s volleyball team beat Hawai’i after senior outside hitter Nele Barber knocked in the match-winning point Saturday at Walter Pyr...

Long Beach State women’s volleyball avoids upset; moved to first place in Big West

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

October 5, 2016

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

What started off as an early upset turned around quickly as the Long Beach State women’s volleyball team beat UC Riverside in four sets Wednesday night in Riverside. In the first set, LBSU and UCR traded points early on and were tied 6-6. After the Highlanders tied the match, the 49ers went on a 4-point streak to take a 10-6 lead thanks to junior middle blocker Ashley Murray, who had three assists. The two teams ex...