Women’s Sports

Griffin named All-West region selection

Long Beach State third baseman Jennifer Griffin was named to the Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I All-West Region team, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced Thursday. Griffin, who was selected the co-Big West Field Player of the Year earlier this week, has anchored the 49er offense as she leads the team[Read More…]

Griffin, Petty earn major Big West awards

Senior third baseman Jennifer Griffin and freshman pitcher Taylor Petty headlined a list of eight Long Beach State softball players who earned Big West Conference honors Tuesday. Griffin was named co-Field Player of the Year, while Petty shared co-Freshman Pitcher of the Year honors. Just the second 49er to receive[Read More…]

Beach softball grabs NCAA at-large bid

The 49ers’ softball team will head to Westwood for the NCAA regional and they will be joined by three familiar foes. Long Beach State (34-19) nabbed an at-large bid after finishing third in the Big West Conference and will kick off the double-elimination tournament against No. 2 UCLA (41-9) Friday[Read More…]

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…]

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