LBSU Women’s polo conditions for Big West conference

LBSU Women’s polo conditions for Big West conference

February 1, 2016

The Long Beach State women’s water polo team has a difficult schedule ahead, but their top priority won’t be getting wins. This season, head coach Gavin Arroyo said LBSU’s focus will be reaching i... Read more »

LBSU blanked in first four starts of 2016

Will Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor

January 24, 2016

Filed under Sports, Today, Women's Sports, Women's Water Polo

The Long Beach State women’s water polo team struggled to overcome slow starts in its season-opening slate of games, losing to each of its first four opponents at the UC Santa Barbara Invitational over the weekend. The 49ers (0-4) were deadlocked with No. 4 California at one goal apiece after the first quarter on Saturday, but the Golden Bears took a commanding lead by outscoring LBSU 7-2 in the second, third and four... Read more »

LBSU women’s water polo begins 2016 season at UC Santa Barbara Invitational

January 21, 2016

Filed under Sports, Today, Women's Sports, Women's Water Polo

Who: No. 4 California (4-0) When: Saturday at 9 a.m. Where: Campus pool, UC Santa Barbara   Need to know: Long Beach State has lost six of its last seven meetings with the Golden Bears dating back to 2005. California also owns an all-time record of 14-7 against the 49ers.   Former All-Americans Dora Antal, Roser Tarrago and Anna Illes are redshirting this season to train with their national tea... Read more »

49ers to host UC Irvine, Pacific

William Hernandez, Contributing Writer

October 22, 2014

Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Sports News, Women's Water Polo

With a four-game winning streak, Long Beach State will host UC Irvine and Pacific this weekend at the Campus Pool. The 49ers (13-3, 2-0 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation) will first face UCI (13-6, 1-2 MPSF), which won its first conference victory against Pacific (12-7, 0-2 MPSF). The Anteaters’ scoring leader Lovre Milos has racked up a conference high of 75 goals this season. “They’ve got some strong shooters,”... Read more »

Long Beach State’s Coriann Snyder overcomes loss to lead 49ers

Andrew Turner, Assistant Sports Editor

April 22, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Water Polo

Coriann Snyder stood locked in an embrace with head coach Gavin Arroyo minutes before the start of the 49ers’ game against UC Santa Barbara. It was senior day, a day filled with emotion, and one that held special meaning for Snyder. The day was one to commemorate a family and a team that had become particularly close over the last two years. Tragedy struck 15 months earlier when she lost her mom, Christine. Although... Read more »

Women’s water polo: 49ers shut out Bucknell

Andrew Turner, Assistant Sports Editor

March 16, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Water Polo

The last two weeks have proved transformative for the Long Beach State women’s water polo team. A group effort spurred 11th-ranked LBSU past Bucknell, 11-0, Thursday in the team’s first shutout of the season. Chelsea Parks, Justine Morgan, Hillary Veselik, and Coriann Snyder had multi-goal games for the 49ers (15-6). Rachel Cretcher, Kayla Robert, and Emily Matheson rounded out the scoring. Kelly Ringel made... Read more »

49ers getting to softer portion of season schedule

Andrew Turner, Assistant Sports Editor

March 5, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Water Polo

As the Long Beach State women’s water polo team prepares for the final weekend of its tournament schedule, the team sits comfortably above the .500 mark for the first time all year. The 49ers (10-6) are coming off a four-game sweep of their appearance at the Cal Lutheran Tournament. LBSU collected wins against Occidental, Cal Lutheran, Cal State East Bay, and La Verne. Head coach Gavin Arroyo had pointed to a tougher... Read more »

49ers treading .500 waters due to offensive struggles

Andrew Turner, Assistant Sports Editor

February 17, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Sports, Women's Water Polo

A tough schedule has left little margin for error for the Long Beach State women’s water polo team. The No. 11 ‘Niners (6-5) have faced eight ranked teams in their first 11 outings. LBSU has earned victories against No. 20 Pacific, No. 15 UC Davis, and No. 6 UC San Diego. The challenging opening stretch has included a pair of losses to fourth-ranked Cal, and one-goal losses to No. 8 San Diego State and No. 16 Cal... Read more »