Women’s Sports

Beach women to host Pacific in Big West home opener

In an initiative to increase awareness and attendance at women’s college basketball games thoughout the country, Long Beach State will participate in the NCAA Pack the House Challenge on Thursday. The 49ers (3-10, 0-2 Big West Conference) will host the Pacific Tigers (7-6, 1-0 Big West) at the Walter Pyramid.[Read More…]

Losses, season-ending injuries mount for LBSU women

Head coach Mary Hegarty may have lost more than the Big West Conference opener Friday night. Long Beach State was routed, 66-48, by host UC Santa Barbara at The Thunderdome. Junior transfer Whitney Fields notched her third double-double of the season with 11 points and 10 rebounds, in addition to[Read More…]

Slow start plagues women’s hoops against BYU

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team showed the gritty potential they have as a team in the second half of the game. One problem though: they continue to not show up in the first half. LBSU (2-7) was defeated Saturday night by Brigham Young University (8-2) at the Walter[Read More…]

4 recruits sign to play softball at The Beach

Three high school standouts and one junior college recruit signed national letters of intent on Tuesday to play softball at Long Beach State. Liz Javier, Caitrin DeBaun, Dana Garcia and Nalani St. Germain will join the 49ers for the 2009 season. “This recruiting class will certainly help to continue the[Read More…]

‘Niners burned in the desert

Free throws were the difference in the Long Beach State women’s basketball team’s loss at Arizona on Sunday. The 49ers closed out a four-game road trip with a 56-47 loss to the host Wildcats at the McKale Center. LBSU (2-6) outshot the Wildcats (32.2 to 29.6 percent) but Arizona hit[Read More…]

49ers dropped by 32 at Nebraska

A slow start plagued the Long Beach State women’s basketball team Friday night as it dropped a 76-44 decision to Nebraska at Bob Devaney Sports Center in Lincoln, Neb. Whitney Fields scored a team-high 12 points, with 10 coming in the second half, to pace the 49ers. Lindsey Beckner, meanwhile,[Read More…]

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