Long Beach State Athletics

By: 
Benny Garcia

 

Player of the Week: Natalia Munoz, Women’s Tennis – Sophomore Natalia Munoz continued her strong tournament play, winning the doubles championship at the Beach Tennis Fall Tournament with Lena Pacholski as well as reaching the singles semifinals in the top flight.

Last Week

Women’s Soccer (7-4-2, 1-1-1 Big West)
Tied at UC Irvine, 0-0 (2OT)
Lost 2-0 vs. Cal State Fullerton

  • Long Beach State’s streak of three consecutive shutouts was snapped against the Titans on Sunday. 

Women’s Volleyball (5-14, 2-4 Big West)
Lost at UC Irvine, 3-1
Lost at UC Davis, 3-1
The Beach dropped a pair of road matches, including the program’s first loss to UC Davis. Emma Kirst had a solid week after her move to the middle, hitting .500 in each match with a total of 15 kills and eight blocks.

No. 7 Men’s Water Polo (9-7, 0-1 Golden Coast)
Lost vs. No. 1 USC, 11-9 OT

  • Keegan Wicken scored five goals as LBSU lost to No. 1 USC 11-9 in overtime.

Women’s Tennis
Hosted Beach Tennis Fall Tournament

  • Lena Pacholski and Natalia Munoz captured the Flight A doubles championship in the Fall Tournament hosted at the Rhodes Tennis Center by Long Beach State.

Women’s Golf, Idle

Cross Country, Idle

Men’s Golf, Idle

This Week

Women’s Soccer
at Cal Poly, Friday, 7 p.m., San Luis Obispo, Calif.
at UC Santa Barbara, Sunday, 1 p.m., Santa Barbara, Calif.

Women’s Volleyball
vs. Hawaii, Friday, 7 p.m. (ESPNU), Walter Pyramid

Men’s Water Polo
at No. 9 Pepperdine, Friday, 4 p.m., Malibu
at No. 2 UCLA, Saturday, 7 p.m., Los Angeles

Cross Country
at Highlander Invitational, Saturday
Men’s 6K - 8:00 a.m.
Women’s 5K - 8:30 a.m.

Men’s Golf, Idle

Women’s Golf, Idle

Women’s Tennis, Idle

This Month

Wednesday, Oct. 18
Men’s Water Polo vs. UCSD, 6 p.m. – Koozie giveaway

Friday, Oct. 20
Men’s Water Polo vs. UCSB, 7 p.m.
Men’s Basketball Black and Gold Game, 7 p.m. – Season ticket holders only

Sunday, Oct. 22,
Men’s Water Polo vs. Cal, 12 noon
Men’s Water Polo vs. Golden West, 3 p.m.
Women’s Soccer vs. UCR, 6 p.m. – Harry Potter night

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www.longbeachstate.com/tickets

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