After years of spectating, its Aidan Knipe’s turn to play for the team his father has coached since 2001.
Tag: Alan Knipe
The Long Beach State men’s volleyball team has found a hidden gem in freshman libero Mason Briggs, who is putting the Big West on notice with his conference-leading stats.
Following a three-game win streak to start the season, Long Beach extended their run with big performances from Carlos Rivera and Spencer Olivier Friday at the Walter Pyramid.
While athletics has had their ups and downs, the 1990s was a decade where players found success in their respective sports. Volleyball and baseball were two sports that reached their pinnacle during these 10 years.
Listen to a new episode of Beach Weekly released every Friday on Soundcloud.
Long Beach State’s athletic program has seen much success recently with the men’s volleyball team after claiming the No. 1 spot in the nation and winning the NCAA Championship. Other teams, like the 2017-2018 men’s and women’s basketball program, have not been so relevant after disappointing seasons. While talented athletes[Read More…]
It’s a rare feat when an athlete is able to secure a championship as a player and a coach. Long Beach State men’s volleyball head coach Alan Knipe has put himself in an elite group by becoming the fifth person to ever win a national championship as a player and[Read More…]
From the very first day of practice this year, the Long Beach State men’s volleyball team’s philosophy was to get one to two percent better every day. I’d say the team still isn’t at its best after winning the National Championship, only reaching the halfway point of its true potential.[Read More…]
LOS ANGELES — Pauley Pavilion went silent, the ball was in play and No. 1 Long Beach State was attempting to end the match for the seventh time in the set. A rally ensued as both teams refused to give in to the match. The ball went to junior setter[Read More…]
In front of a Walter Pyramid crowd of over 2,200, Long Beach State senior outside hitter Bjarne Huus would rise up and unleash a 60 mph rocket from his right arm. The serve would dive down the left sideline, landing just inside the line for an ace and giving the[Read More…]