Daily 49er

No. 20 Long Beach State softball looks back at this season’s victory road

No. 20 Long Beach State softball looks back at this season’s victory road

May 13, 2018

The air was still and the sun intense, cooking the Long Beach State Softball Complex as the team took the field for the last practice before hitting the road Friday for the final regular season series...

The dollars and ‘sense’ of Long Beach State head coaching contracts

The dollars and ‘sense’ of Long Beach State head coaching contracts

May 13, 2018

Long Beach State’s athletic program has seen much success recently with the men’s volleyball team after claiming the No. 1 spot in the nation and winning the NCAA Championship. Other teams, like the 2017-2018...

No. 20 Long Beach State softball seeks final series victory against CSUN

No. 20 Long Beach State softball seeks final series victory against CSUN

May 9, 2018

As students prepare for finals, the Long Beach State softball team is gearing up for the last weekend series of the regular season against CSUN beginning Friday. With 40 wins this season, Long Beach State h...

Softball Senior Day proposal brushes away Cal Poly win

Softball Senior Day proposal brushes away Cal Poly win

April 29, 2018

After the No. 17 Long Beach State softball team fell to Cal Poly on Senior Day, Jason Derulo’s “Marry Me” reverberated from the speakers of the LBSU Softball Complex. Standing on the pitcher’s mou...

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 ...