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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,”...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Comeback too little, too late for Long Beach State

Andrew Turner, Assistant Sports Editor

February 3, 2014

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

Old conference opponents squared off in a battle worthy of a rivalry renewed as the Long Beach State women’s water polo team came up just short in a 5-4 loss to No. 9 San Diego State Sunday at the Campus Pool. The 12th-ranked 49ers struggled out of the gate in their home opener, falling behind 3-0 before staging a comeback that simply ran out of time. Chelsea Parks and Justine Morgan scored two goals apiece. Kelly Ringel...

Long Beach State opens season 3-1 at UCSB Invitational

Andrew Turner, Staff Writer

January 26, 2014

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

SANTA BARBARA — Unexpected results may ultimately define the season, but the year started according to plan for the Long Beach State women’s water polo team. The 10th-ranked 49ers (3-1) took three of their four matches at the UC Santa Barbara Invitational. LBSU managed a split against a pair of ranked opponents on the tournament’s first day. The Beach dropped its opening game to No. 4 California, 13-6, before knocking...

49ers to open new season looking to build upon historic finish in 2013

49ers to open new season looking to build upon historic finish in 2013

January 22, 2014

The Long Beach State women’s water polo team returns to the pool this season to kick off the year with its highest ranking to open a season since 2006. The 49ers are ranked 11th by the Collegiate...