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LBSU splits pair on the road

Daily 49er sports staff

February 1, 2009

Filed under Men's Volleyball, Sports

The Long Beach State men's volleyball team (4-4, 3-2 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation) split a pair of road matches over the weekend with a win at Pacific and a loss at Stanford.The 49ers defeated Pacific, 30-21, 30-28, 27-30, 30-28, Saturday night.Sophomore outside hitter Josh Riley led LBSU with 17 kills on .433 hitting. Sophomore outside hitter Kyle Friend recorded a double-double with 16 kills on .393 hitting to go wi...

Senior races to NCAA qualifying mark

Daily 49er sports staff

January 30, 2009

Filed under Men's Track & Field, Sports

Senior Brent Gray highlighted the second and final day of the Washington Invitational for the Long Beach State track and field team Saturday afternoon.Gray posted an NCAA provisional qualifying mark in the 200-meter dash at Dempsey Indoor.He opened the meet for the 49ers with a solid performance in the 60-meter dash, as he finished first in Heat 1 of the preliminaries with a time of 6.89 seconds. In the finals, Gray placed f...

Poor first half dooms ‘Niners

Poor first half dooms ‘Niners

Jeffrey Hensiek, Staff writer

January 30, 2009

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Box scoreThe Long Beach State women's basketball team wasn't able to contain the UC Irvine Anteaters in the paint as they were defeated, 68-62, at the Walter Pyramid on Saturday evening. Senior Lynea ...

Junior places first in women’s high jump

Daily 49er sports staff

January 30, 2009

Filed under Men's Track & Field, Sports

The Long Beach State track and field team wrapped up a successful second day at the Mountain T's Invitational Saturday afternoon at Northern Arizona's LJ Walkup Skydome.Junior Tayler O'Connor led the women with a first-place finish in the high jump as she cleared 5-05.75.Senior Miia Mobley had a strong showing in the triple jump as she was the top collegiate finisher, and second overall, with a school-record 39-08.00. Classmate Tiana ...

Beach men get back on track

Tucker Savoye, Staff writer

January 30, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Box scoreIRVINE, Calif. -- T.J. Robinson may find himself in the starting line-up again very soon. After scoring nine points and pulling down 15 rebounds in a loss Thursday night, the freshman forward led Long Beach State to a 67-63 road win over UC Irvine with 20 points and 10 rebounds Saturday night at the Bren Events Center.The 49ers (11-9, 6-2 Big West Conference) were without leading scorer Donovan Morris, who missed t...

Crowd shows up like never before at Pyramid

Crowd shows up like never before at Pyramid

January 29, 2009

I think the entire school was in the building for the men's basketball game between Long Beach State and Cal State Fullerton on Thursday night.A season-high crowd of 4,263 packed the Walter Pyramid but it...

Hegarty hopeful for first conference win

Hegarty hopeful for first conference win

January 28, 2009

LaTorya Barbee has made a quick recovery after undergoing surgery in December and may be available to play tonight against host Cal State Fullerton.Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Titan Gym.Long Beach...

LBSU men’s basketball to play Big West rivals

LBSU men’s basketball to play Big West rivals

Tucker Savoye, Staff writer

January 28, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

After dropping its first Big West Conference game last Saturday at home to UC Riverside, the first-place Long Beach State men's basketball team will take the Walter Pyramid court again tonight for a tu...