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Long Beach State sweeps Cal Poly to move to 3-0 in Big West play

Luke Ramirez, Staff Writer

October 1, 2016

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

Long Beach State continued its strong conference play as they swept Cal Poly Friday night at the Walter Pyramid. LBSU beat the Mustangs (7-6) 25-19, 25-22, and 25-15 in the third set to cap off the 49ers’ dominating performance. The 49ers (9-7) have continued their winning ways in conference play, having won their third straight match since the regular season began on Sept. 22. “We have time to practice now,” head ... Read more »

Los Angeles Sparks fly at Walter Pyramid against Chicago Sky

Los Angeles Sparks fly at Walter Pyramid against Chicago Sky

September 28, 2016

With the Staples Center booked, the Los Angeles Sparks needed a venue to host the first game of the Western Conference Finals. Luckily for the Sparks, they were able to use Long Beach State’s Walter Pyrami... Read more »

Long Beach State track coach represents LBSU and USA at Rio Olympics

Long Beach State track coach represents LBSU and USA at Rio Olympics

September 27, 2016

The ultimate honor for an athlete is to represent their country at the Olympics. For Long Beach State track coach LaTanya Sheffield, she’s had the opportunity to go to the Olympics both as a competitor... Read more »

Long Beach State’s Julie Gerard and Maeva Razakasoa take UNLV Tournament doubles title

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

September 27, 2016

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

  Competing in their first competition of the season, the Long Beach State women’s tennis team duo of Julie Gerard and Maeva Razakasoa won the No. 2 flight doubles title at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Invitational. The pair defeated University of Southern California’s double team of Angela Kulikov and Madison Westby 8-6 Sunday, capping off a 3-0 weekend. While LBSU’s duo won their doubles competition... Read more »

Long Beach State’s Ashton McKeown snags Big West honor

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

September 27, 2016

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

Long Beach State senior goalkeeper Ashton McKeown was named the Big West Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the week after stopping a career-high 10 shots during the 49ers’ 1-0 loss to No. 4 Brigham Young University Saturday. McKeown, who has been a stalwart for LBSU, was solid against the Cougars — who had been averaging three goals per game heading into the contest. While the 49ers have struggled in their last... Read more »

Funky Quaffles introduce Quidditch to Long Beach State

Funky Quaffles introduce Quidditch to Long Beach State

September 25, 2016

Long Beach Funky Quaffles are not just any sports team. They're not playing football or soccer like any other "muggle" sport. Instead, they have brought one of the most beloved games from a book serie... Read more »

Long Beach State’s women’s soccer and men’s water polo have mixed results on road

Matthew Simon, Sport Editor

September 25, 2016

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

In a defensive battle with No. 4 Brigham Young University, the Long Beach State women’s soccer team gave up a late goal in the 85th minute to the Cougars to lose 1-0 Saturday in Provo, Utah. Heading into their game, BYU was averaging three goals per game and the 49ers contained the Cougars for a majority of the 90 minutes before the late goal. In the first half of the game, LBSU had three shots on goal, but weren’t able to ... Read more »

Long Beach State women’s volleyball continues strong Big West play

Luke Ramirez, Staff Writer

September 25, 2016

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

Following a strong win at UC Davis on Thursday, Long Beach State was able to grind out a 5-set win over UC Irvine on Saturday to improve its conference record to 2-0. With strong performances from senior outside hitter Nele Barber, who had 19 kills along with a career high 27 digs, and sophomore Anete Brinke who recorded a career best 17 kills, the 49ers (8-7) won the match 22-25, 25-23, 25-14, 18-25 and 15-13. “... Read more »

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