Missed opportunities late in sets hurt the Beach as they get swept by the Bruins on the last day of the Mizuno Classic, Friday.
Even with the energy off the bench for the Beach, the Georgia Bulldogs proved too much to handle in their second match of the Long Beach State Mizuno Classic.
The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team came up short in its first home game of the year, losing in a five set match to Texas State 25-17, 18-25, 19-25, 25-20, 17-15, at the Walter Pyramid Thursday..
In year three under head coach Joy McKienzie-Fuerbringer, an influx of new talent along with a healthy returning core have all signs pointing to a dark horse return to postseason action.
Following an underwhelming season for the Long Beach State women’s volleyball team, a silver lining was found in the five players who received All-Big West honors in the 2018 Big West Women’s Volleyball All-Conference Team. Senior outside hitter Tyler Spriggs was the only player to receive a first team selection,[Read More…]
The post-conference silence in the media room in the Water pyramid cast a fitting, somber tone over the 49ers’ (16-13, 8-8 Big West) three set win over CSUN (8-19, 4-12 Big West) Saturday night. The (25-19, 25-14, 25-13) win ends the second consecutive failed season under head coach Joy McKienzie-Fuerbringer,[Read More…]
“You don’t stop playing until the whistle blows,” senior outside hitter Tyler Spriggs told her teammates from the sidelines in a tough game against Hawai’i Nov. 3. Leading has always been natural for Spriggs. From her start as a freshman at Arizona State, and now at Long Beach State (15-13,[Read More…]
Passing and serving were Long Beach’s downfall against Hawai’i Saturday night as it fell in three consecutive sets. The team committed 11 serving errors and exhibited poor communication throughout the night, allowing the Rainbow Wahines to dominate 25-19, 21-25, 17-25, 19-25. “When our main service is on serve and pass[Read More…]
Long Beach faces tough match in the midst of losing streak Long Beach will return home to a tough match after losing two games in a row last weekend. The team will take on Hawai’i, second place in the Big West standings, Saturday in the Walter Pyramid. Long Beach (13-12,[Read More…]
Before the match had even begun, all eyes were on Hailey Harward. She opened up the night by singing the National Anthem in front of the crowd of 901, which was met with thunderous applause. The spotlight would stay on her throughout Long Beach’s thrilling five set comeback over Santa[Read More…]