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LBSU face UC Davis to open up Big West play

LBSU face UC Davis to open up Big West play

Josh Barajas, Contributing Writer
March 26, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

Looking to put its inconsistencies in non-conference play behind, Long Beach State (LBSU) will take on UC Davis in a three-game series on Saturday and Sunday at the 49er Softball Complex. The 49ers (13-18) were on an eight-game losing streak before winning their last three non-conference games. Head... Read more »

No time for a break for LBSU

No time for a break for LBSU

Kayce Contatore, Contributing Writer
March 25, 2015
Filed under Men's Volleyball, Showcase, Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

Players pounded the ground in frustration after letting a kill slam to the ground during the No. 12 Long Beach State men’s volleyball team’s practice Monday afternoon as it prepared to take on No. 5 Pepperdine Thursday night inside the Walter Pyramid. Booming voices echoed off the walls of the... Read more »

Tautalafua sets new LBSU home run standard

Tautalafua sets new LBSU home run standard

Oscar Terrones, Sports Editor
March 25, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports, Sports Showcase

Darian Tautalafua became the most prolific home run hitter in Long Beach State softball history and only the most important people in her life were paying attention. Tautalafua’s teammates were not the only ones reminding her about the record. Her father, who is also her personal hitting coach,... Read more »

The Lombardi sisters are hitting their stride at LBSU

The Lombardi sisters are hitting their stride at LBSU

Josh Barajas, Contributing Writer
March 19, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports, Sports Showcase, Women's Sports

Inseparable since childhood, Julia and Lauren Lombardi are reunited and thriving at Long Beach State. Born only a year apart, Julia and Lauren moved up the youth softball ranks and attended West Ranch High School in Stevenson Ranch together for three years until Lauren graduated to play softball at... Read more »

Florida stomps LBSU

Florida stomps LBSU

Josh Barajas, Contributing Writer
March 4, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports, Sports Showcase, Women's Sports

Defending national champion Florida lived up to its reputation in a 10-1 rout of the Long Beach State softball team Wednesday at the 49er Softball Complex. The Gators (22-0) took advantage of eight walks, five hit batsmen and three errors... Read more »

LBSU hosts undefeated Florida at the 49er Softball Complex

LBSU hosts undefeated Florida at the 49er Softball Complex

Josh Barajas, Contributing Writer
March 3, 2015
Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

Difficult, not impossible

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The 49ers reached .500 after winning three of five at home.    

Josh Barajas, Contributing Writer
March 2, 2015
Filed under Softball, Women's Sports

  An upset victory over No. 12 UCLA highlighted a successful weekend for the Long Beach State softball team in the Long Beach Louisville Slugger Invitational at Mayfair Park. An electrifying crowd of 1,255 people, split evenly between Bruin and 49er fans, watched as sophomore right-hander... Read more »

LBSU softball team begins the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic

Josh Barajas, Contributing Writer
February 19, 2015
Filed under Softball, Sports, Uncategorized, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State softball team will try to bounce back from the Easton Desert Classic as it gets set for five games in... Read more »