Women’s Sports

Sowder earns 100th victory in softball doubleheader

Game 1 box score Game 2 box score The Long Beach State softball team swept Pacific in a Big West Conference doubleheader on Friday afternoon, winning 6-1 and 2-1 (eight innings), at Bill Simoni Field. With the victories, third-year head coach Kim Sowder surpassed the century mark, improving her career[Read More…]

Titans spoil Senior Day for LBSU softball

Box score A season-high nine strikeouts from sophomore right-hander Brooke Turner was not enough to help the 49ers finish the series sweep against Cal State Fullerton on Senior Day. Long Beach State (29-18, 10-5 Big West Conference) fell, 2-0, to the Titans on Sunday at the 49er Softball Complex. LBSU[Read More…]

Weber produces 6 hits in 49ers’ doubleheader sweep

Game 1 box score Game 2 box score One can always expect a Long Beach State-Cal State Fullerton game to be an emotional, back-and-forth struggle and Saturday’s doubleheader at the 49er Softball Complex was just that. LBSU (29-17, 10-4 Big West Conference) downed the Titans in both games to move[Read More…]

Baseball, softball pitchers earn weekly honors

The Big West Conference honored Long Beach State’s Adam Wilk and Brooke Turner as the Pitcher of the Week in their respective sports Monday. Wilk, a junior left-hander for the Dirtbags, tossed eight scoreless innings in a 1-0 win over Cal State Northridge last Friday. He struck out six batters,[Read More…]

Griffin’s career-high 4 RBIs powers ‘Niners

Box score The only thing more sizzling than the 90-degree heat at the 49er Softball Complex Sunday afternoon was third baseman Jennifer Griffin’s bat. The Whittier-native went 2-for-2 and drove in four runs as Long Beach State defeated UC Santa Barbara, 6-1, Sunday afternoon to complete the series sweep. The[Read More…]

‘Niners sweep ESPNU doubleheader

Game 1 box score Game 2 box score The 49er softball team relished being in the ESPN spotlight Saturday afternoon. During the week, players mugged for the cameras in vignettes filmed for ESPN television. When game time arrived, they made the Gauchos look silly in front of a national audience.[Read More…]

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