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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. 15 LBSU dominate in home opening weekend

No. 15 LBSU dominate in home opening weekend

March 11, 2018

With a comfortable lead and nine players on the scoreboard, Long Beach walked away with a massive win to close its gloomy home opening weekend at Ken Lindgren Aquatics Center. No. 15 Long Beach ( 8-9, 1-0 Big West) women’s water polo came out strong against George W...

Sports spring back into action

Sports Staff

January 28, 2018

Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Men's Track & Field, Softball, Sports, Today, Women's Sports, Women's Tennis, Women's Track & Field, Women's Volleyball, Women's Water Polo

The Daily 49er sports staff compiled a list of sports that will be in play during the Spring 2018 semester. We did a breakdown of the following sports that are in action: women’s tennis, women’s water polo, beach volleyball, track and field, baseball and softball. Women's tennis: The Long Beach women’s tennis team started its season this past week Friday against UC Riverside. The 49ers picked up a 5-2 victory over the Highlanders for their first win of the season and in the Big West ...

Long Beach State women’s water polo falls in regular season finale

Long Beach State women’s water polo falls in regular season finale

April 20, 2017

It was a hard fought battle between No. 12 Long Beach State and No. 6 UC Irvine women’s water polo teams Thursday night at the Ken Lindgren Aquatics Center. In their final home game of the season against...

Long Beach State women’s water polo team loses to No. 3 UCLA

Long Beach State women’s water polo team loses to No. 3 UCLA

February 5, 2017

After starting its season in the win column, the No. 14 Long Beach State women’s water polo team has lost three consecutive games with a 13-2 loss to No. 3 UCLA Friday night at Lindgren Aquatics Center. The Bruins ...

Long Beach State women’s water polo player Christina Kotsia is back with the 49ers

Long Beach State women’s water polo player Christina Kotsia is back with the 49ers

February 5, 2017

While Long Beach State women’s water polo player Christina Kotsia spent time abroad, she always knew she’d end up back with the 49ers. Kotsia is a senior defender for the LBSU women’s water polo te...

Long Beach State women’s water polo team has title on its mind

Long Beach State women’s water polo team has title on its mind

January 31, 2017

The Long Beach State women’s water polo team has had nearly a week to think about its 1-2 start to the season, but its confidence couldn’t be higher. With the return of senior defender Christina...

Long Beach State drops thriller to top-ranked Ohio State

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

January 30, 2017

Filed under Men's Sports, Men's Volleyball, Women's Sports, Women's Water Polo

Opening its season at the Speedo Cup in Berkeley Saturday, the No. 13 Long Beach State women’s water polo team started with a 9-8 win against No. 17 San Jose State.   Trailing San Jose State 2-0 early in the game, sophomore attacker Tori Morrissey cut the deficit to one goal when she scored from the five meter area. LBSU’s junior defender Alexandra Massier then tied the game at two with a perimeter goal. ...