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Softball ‘Niners capitalize on four errors for comeback win The 49er softball team (7-7) wrapped up the University of San Diego Tournament with a 4-1 win as four Colorado State errors led to four ‘Niners runs. Third baseman Jennifer Griffin reached base on an error and later scored on a[Read More…]

Softball wraps up tournament at SDSU

LBSU vs. Washington box score LBSU vs. SDSU box score The Beach softball team defeated San Diego State, 3-2, in the finale of the Campbell-Cartier Classic Sunday. The Aztecs’ Monica Alnes lined out with runners on the corners to end the game. Sophomore Brooke Turner (3-2) tossed a complete game,[Read More…]

‘Niners blank Utah State, fall to UCSB

LBSU vs. Utah State box score LBSU vs. UCSB box score LBSU vs. Stanford box score The Long Beach State softball team earned a split on its second day of the Campbell-Cartier Classic in San Diego. The 49ers defeated Utah State, 8-0, but fell to UC Santa Barbara, 8-3, in[Read More…]

Softball fans the Flames for 5-2 win

No. 20 Long Beach State (2-2) defeated the Liberty Lady Flames, 5-2, on Sunday to finish off play at the Cathedral City Kickoff. Freshman right-hander Taylor Petty picked up the first win of her college career after coming in for junior Bridgette Pagano after the third inning. Right fielder Danielle[Read More…]

Beach softball prepares for season opener

Long Beach State head coach Kim Sowder has every reason to be excited about 2009. Her 49ers softball team is the run-away favorite to win the Big West Conference title, receiving seven of eight first-place votes in the Preseason Coaches’ Poll. The ‘Niners also enter the season at No. 20[Read More…]

Beach softball debuts in ranking

Complete preseason Top-25 Poll The Long Beach State softball team debuted at No. 20 in the Softball preseason poll released on Tuesday. LBSU, also picked to finish first in the Big West Conference by the coaches, tallied 120 points and was the only Big West team to crack the[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…]

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