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March 23, 2016

  Baseball Who: Cal State Fullerton (11-9) When: Thursday at 6 p.m., Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 1 p.m. Where: Goodwin Field, Fullerton Need to know: Long Beach State (14-6) and Fullerton renew their ...

LBSU women’s water polo goes 3-1 at Wolverine Invite

Jason Enns, Staff Writer

March 6, 2016

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

The No. 21 Long Beach State women’s water polo team returns from a cold weekend in Ann Arbor, Michigan where the 49ers went on a hot streak after their initial loss to No. 5 Michigan. LBSU began the Wolverine Invite with a 15-8 loss to tournament hosts Michigan on Saturday. The Wolverines got an early lead, going up 10-3 in the first half. Sophomore defender Alexandra Massier completed a hat trick in the final seconds ...

Canadian player Virginia Smith ‘finds her place’ at LBSU

Canadian player Virginia Smith ‘finds her place’ at LBSU

February 22, 2016

She’s from Vancouver, she was on the Canadian water polo youth national team, she’s currently Long Beach State’s leading scorer and her dad is a Canadian mountie. She is sophomore utility player Virginia Smi...

LBSU crushes Azusa Pacific University, University of Redlands

Jason Enns, Staff Writer

February 21, 2016

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

The Long Beach State women’s water polo team’s offense erupted in wins over Azusa Pacific University, 12-5, and University of Redlands, 20-5, on Saturday in Redlands. LBSU got off to a slow start against APU, finishing the first quarter 2-2. They eventually set into pace, both defensively and offensively, scoring seven goals while limiting the cougars to one over the next two quarters. Senior goalie Katie Margot made ...

Weekend preview

February 18, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Men's Volleyball, Softball, Sports, Today, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports, Women's Water Polo

Men’s basketball Who: Cal State Fullerton (9-16, 2-10) When: Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Where: Walter Pyramid TV: Fox Sports Prime Ticket Need to know: When Long Beach State (14-12, 8-3) hosts Cal State Fullerton on Saturday night, the 49ers will be seeking their sixth straight victory. The 49ers own the all-time series with a 64-44 record and have won the last three meetings against the Titans. The Titans will ...

LBSU women’s water polo split results at Triton Invitational

Jason Enns, Staff Writer

February 14, 2016

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

The Long Beach State women’s water polo team ended up in 11th place at the Triton Invitational on Saturday and Sunday, finishing with wins against Cal State Northridge and Marist College. The weekend’s first game was a tight match-up in which UC Irvine defeated LBSU 9-7. The 49ers could not stop UCI’s Mary Brooks, who finished with a game-high six goals. LBSU (3-6) moved on to play CSUN. The 49ers maintained a...

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...

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...