The team used the invitational as preparation for the Big West Conference Championship Nov. 2.
Long Beach loses to Fullerton in three straight sets for the first time since 2012.
Long Beach State women’s soccer sought its second win in conference play against last-place UC Davis, but defensive mistakes for the Beach proved costly in its 2-1 loss Friday night.
Long Beach State’s women’s basketball and volleyball teams had memorable runs during the ‘80s and ‘90s.
Wiktoria Rutkowska received multiple Big West accolades as a key piece for Long Beach State last season. This year she looks to build on those achievements.
Following the UNLV Fall Invitational, Long Beach carried its momentum back to the Rhodes Tennis Center, where it had multiple players came out on top in the CSULB-hosted three-day event, Oct. 11 through 13.
After an early goal from Elysia Laramie, the Beach threatened to upset Fullerton Thursday, but the Titans showed their strength in the second half.
Hosted by Washington, the tournament was shortened to 36 holes due to heavy rain and a near four-hour delay.
The team hopes the three-day tournament will allow it to build off its success at UNLV.
A well-rested Gaucho’s squad pressured the Beach defense Sunday, scoring an early goal that proved to be the difference.