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Ashley Gonzales’ return brings hope for a NCAA tournament run

Ashley Gonzales’ return brings hope for a NCAA tournament run

August 26, 2018

It was a bittersweet reunion for Ashley Gonzales in the first women’s soccer game of the year against No. 2 UCLA. Almost a year ago, she suffered a season-ending injury against the same team and limped off the field in ex...

Long Beach racks up third straight win

Long Beach racks up third straight win

August 26, 2018

Attempt after attempt, the Long Beach State women’s soccer team just couldn’t find the net. At the 64-minute mark everything fell into place and Dana Fujikuni was able to float in a perfectly timed shot. The go...

Long Beach women’s soccer secures second win of the season

Long Beach women’s soccer secures second win of the season

August 25, 2018

The sounds of upbeat music could be heard from ASI’s Smorgasport event, but the cheers from fans at George Allen Field was even louder after the Long Beach State women’s soccer team defeated Northeastern 2-1 Friday night. Long Beach (2-1) had an aggressive star...

Long Beach tosses SMU off the field

Long Beach tosses SMU off the field

August 20, 2018

An underwhelming and poorly executed “world record” setting water balloon toss was salvaged by a Long Beach State women’s soccer 1-0 victory against Southern Methodist University at George Allen F...

Long Beach State looks to regain power in the Big West

Long Beach State looks to regain power in the Big West

August 15, 2018

A friendly exhibition between the Long Beach State women’s soccer team and UC Irvine Saturday manifested into an emotional battle that set the tone for the upcoming season. Long Beach came out in...

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...

LBSU soccer gets two recruits invited to U.S. U-18 women’s national team camp

Christian Gonzales, Sports Editor

May 7, 2018

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

Some soccer players dream of playing for their country’s national team. The Long Beach State soccer team landed two recruits who are one step closer to that reality, and have been invited to the U.S. U-18 women’s national team camp. On Monday, Sierra Castles and Elysia Laramie were invited to the training camp session at Elite Athletic Training Center in Chula Vista, from May 5-12. The U-18 women’s national team camp invite...

MLS and American soccer are dying, but who would miss it?

MLS and American soccer are dying, but who would miss it?

December 9, 2017

Americans don’t care about soccer. They pretend to every four years, just like they do with hockey or track and field during the Olympics, but that’s really only in a vaguely patriotic kind of way...