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Long Beach State softball season will go down in program history with drive and heart

Long Beach State softball season will go down in program history with drive and heart

May 28, 2018

The end of the road has come for the Long Beach State softball team, and despite its disappointing playoff run, it’s been a thrilling season that will go down in history. During the regular season a...

Looking back on a season of highs and lows at LBSU

Looking back on a season of highs and lows at LBSU

May 19, 2018

No one will ever forget the year that ended the 20-year drought of winning a National Championship. The men’s volleyball team found redemption after losing in the semifinals last season by winning a nation...

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 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...