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Olympic dream attracts freshman

Long Beach State may have another Olympic athlete in the making. Freshman outside hitter Caitlin Ledoux is only three months into her collegiate career, but her importance to the women’s volleyball team is enormous. The super-freshman has started all 17 matches and appeared in all 66 sets in her collegiate[Read More…]

LBSU, UC Irvine battle to scoreless tie

The Long Beach State women’s soccer team played to a scoreless tie against UC Irvine in double overtime Sunday afternoon at George Allen Field. While the ‘Niners dominated all aspects of the game, they could not finish scoring opportunities. “One-on-one’s are much harder than people [looking in] think it is,[Read More…]

LBSU hands No. 22 Cal Poly first conference loss

The No. 22-ranked Cal Poly Mustangs are undefeated in the Big West Conference no more. The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team defeated the Mustangs at the Walter Pyramid Friday night in five hard-fought sets, 25-23, 23-25, 25-22, 21-25, 15-9. Freshman outside hitter Caitlin Ledoux led the 49ers at the[Read More…]

ESPN, Big West agree to expand basketball package

Expect to see the Big West Conference gain a little more national exposure this season. ESPN and the Big West agreed to a new, expanded five-year contract that includes a minimum of 12 annual national telecasts including men’s basketball games and other conference events on ESPN2 and ESPNU, Big West[Read More…]

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