The Beach is expected to reclaim its title as Big West conference champions with an infusion of experienced and young new talent after an offseason abroad.
Long Beach State women’s soccer seniors Ashley Gonzales and Dana Fujikuni were selected for the United Soccer Coaches All-West Region First Team. Fujikuni had a very successful season earning Big West Midfielder of the Year and the Big West Tournament MVP award. “It’s nice to be able to end my[Read More…]
Near the end of the 2018 season, the Long Beach State women’s soccer season reached its peak, then came crashing down. The 49ers were Big West regular season champions, but were defeated 6-0 in the NCAA Tournament by No. 4 seeded USC. Going into Friday’s game I knew it[Read More…]
Dominating the regular season and sweeping UCSB in the Big West tournament finals, Long Beach State secured a spot in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Long Beach will play a 1:30 p.m. Friday rematch against No. 4 seeded USC (15-2-2), who they fell against 3-0 in the preseason.[Read More…]
Long Beach State soccer finds itself in a good-news bad-news situation. On the bright side, the 49ers are in the NCAA tournament. Unfortunately, their first round matchup is on the road against USC, a team that beat them 3-0 against the 49ers this year. Led by freshman Penelope Hocking, the[Read More…]
IRVINE — The 49ers danced with excitement and were beaming ear-to-ear as they held up the championship trophy at Anteater Stadium after winning the most important game of the year so far. Long Beach State defeated UC Santa Barbara 2-0 in the Big West tournament final and will advance to[Read More…]
The crowd roared with applause as Dana Fujikuni scored the winning goal against her former team, UC Davis in the 48th minute, helping Long Beach State defeat the Aggies 1-0 and advance to the Big West finals for the fourth time in the last five years. The goal came after[Read More…]
After defeating Northridge 3-1 in their final match at George Allen Field, the Long Beach State women’s soccer team became regular season champions and advanced to the conference tournament semifinals as the No. 1 seed. Moments after Sunday’s win, the 49ers anxiously waited for the remaining Big West games to[Read More…]