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Long Beach earns third conference win

Long Beach earns third conference win

October 14, 2018

A header tapped in by senior defender Sarah Maher was enough to secure the 49ers a third conference win and put them one point behind UC Irvine in the Big West standings. Long Beach State (8-4-2, 3-0-1 Big West) d...

Freshman Elysia Laramie scores winning goal against Cal Poly

Freshman Elysia Laramie scores winning goal against Cal Poly

October 11, 2018

A game of failed attempts was ended by freshman forward Elysia Laramie, who scored the first goal of her collegiate career against Cal Poly in double overtime Thursday. The winning goal sealed the match 1-0 and placed...

Dana Fujikuni finds a home at Long Beach State after a difficult freshman season

Dana Fujikuni finds a home at Long Beach State after a difficult freshman season

October 10, 2018

After a season of injuries, coaching staff changes and zero playing time, Dana Fujikuni was cut from the UC Davis women’s soccer team her freshman year. “I had an 8 a.m. meeting where [the head coach] c...

Women’s soccer conference opener ends in a draw

Women’s soccer conference opener ends in a draw

September 28, 2018

FULLERTON — Amidst a sea of orange at Titan Stadium, Long Beach fans jumped out of their seats when a goal off the left foot of senior midfielder Dana Fujikuni tied the game in the second half. The goal pushed the game into double overtime, but n...

LBSU women’s soccer wraps up pre-season

LBSU women’s soccer wraps up pre-season

September 26, 2018

Two spots away from the top 25 in the United Soccer Coaches poll, the Long Beach State women’s soccer team is expected to make a substantial impact in the Big West this year. Despite losses to ranked t...

Long Beach State prepares for Big West after a tie against LMU

Long Beach State prepares for Big West after a tie against LMU

September 23, 2018

With a tough pre-season schedule against highly ranked teams, Long Beach State women’s soccer has shown that it is not to be messed with. It enters conference play with a 5-4-1 record, falling just on...

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...