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No. 18 LBSU sweeps UC Riverside

No. 18 LBSU sweeps UC Riverside

April 8, 2018

Lauren MacLeod walks onto the plate knowing she is not going to strike out. The senior catcher grips her bat with two outs on the scoreboard and keeps fighting until a 3-2 count in the fifth inning. She co...

Softball pitcher Cielo Meza is on fire in her first full season for Long Beach

Softball pitcher Cielo Meza is on fire in her first full season for Long Beach

April 4, 2018

Updated on April 5, 2018 at 3:20 p.m. After being limited to the outfield in her youth softball career, Cielo Meza decided to try out pitching after being advised by her coaches. Meza found that through a lot of hard work and a bit of natural talent, being a pitcher was a perfec...

No. 22 LBSU dominates in return to the field

No. 22 LBSU dominates in return to the field

March 14, 2018

It’s been a packed few weeks for the No. 22 49ers softball, and after a well-deserved two-day break, the team returned ready to face off against Texas Tech (16-9) Wednesday, defeating the Red Raiders 4-2 a...

No. 21 LBSU softball rallies late but comes up one run short of No. 3 UCLA

No. 21 LBSU softball rallies late but comes up one run short of No. 3 UCLA

March 11, 2018

A sixth inning rally left No. 21 Long Beach State one run shy of tying No. 3 UCLA in the final game of the Louisville Slugger Invitational. The Bruins stayed unbeaten with a 6-5 victory in front of 1,196 fans at the ...

Long Beach State softball beat 5-2 in 2018 home opener

Long Beach State softball beat 5-2 in 2018 home opener

March 6, 2018

After going 16-4 on the road to start the 2018 season, Long Beach State lost its first home game to No. 12 Baylor Tuesday. The excitement and energy level was high among 242 fans. Two costly errors by Long B...

Softball wins all five games at Easton Desert Classic

Softball wins all five games at Easton Desert Classic

February 21, 2018

Long Beach softball travelled to Las Vegas for the Easton Desert Classic series, demolishing the competition through all five games Feb. 16-18 to earn its first clean sweep of the season. Sophomore pit...

Softball cleans up in Puerto Vallarta challenge

Softball cleans up in Puerto Vallarta challenge

February 14, 2018

After months of practicing and preparing for the start of the season, the Long Beach State softball team finally got to hit the field and put its skills to the test in the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge. The five...

LBSU softball plans to win it all this season

Grant Hermanns, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

Filed under Softball, Sports, Today, Women's Sports

It’s a crisp January morning, with the only sounds on the northeast side of campus coming from the University Music Center in the distance and some construction nearby. “Let’s go, Beach!” breaks the silence in this corner of campus as the players of the Long Beach State Softball team take the field Wednesday, Jan. 31, for one of its final practices at home. The team will hit the road for a 20 games beginning with the Puerto Vallarta College Chall...