This Week at Long Beach State

THIS WEEK AT LONG BEACH STATE ATHLETICS

Player of the Week: Cielo Meza, Softball – Sophomore Cielo Meza started the season 2-0, striking out 27 batters over three games, including a win over No. 21 James Madison. The Beach started the season 4-1 at the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge.

Last Week

Men’s Basketball (13-14, 7-4 Big West)
Won 73-54 vs. Cal Poly
Gabe Levin and Temidayo Yussuf each had double-doubles in the win as the Beach held a conference opponent under 55 points for the first time this season.

Women’s Basketball (3-21, 1-9 Big West)
Won at CSUN, 59-51
Lost at Cal Poly, 70-61
Shanaijah Davison tied her career-high with a 29-point performance as she helped Long Beach State snap a 13-game losing streak with a victory over CSUN.

No. 1 Men’s Volleyball (12-0)
Won at Harvard, 3-0 [25-15, 25-15, 25-20]
Won at George Mason, 3-0 [26-24, 25-22, 25-19]
Long Beach State extended its winning streak to 12 after hitting .503 on the week and holding its opponents to a .155 attack percentage.

Softball (4-1), At Puerto Vallarta College Challenge
Won vs. Louisiana Tech, 2-1
Won vs. Nevada, 16-8
Won vs. No. 21 James Madison, 4-2 (8)
Won vs. Nevada, 7-6
Lost vs. No. 21 James Madison, 6-4 (10)
Freshman Naomi Hernandez hit .632 (12-for-19) in her first five collegiate games as the Beach started the season 4-1 while participating in the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge.

No. 11 Women’s Water Polo (1-6)
at Triton invitational
Lost vs No. 23 Cal State Northridge, 8-7
Won vs Santa Clara, 9-2
Lost vs. No. 13 UC Santa Barbara,10-5
Lost vs. No. 12 Indiana, 11-7
Senior Alexandra Massier led the way for the Beach scoring seven goals in four matches, including a hat trick during LBSU’s win against Santa Clara.

Women’s Tennis (2-2, 1-1 Big West)
Won vs. BYU, 4-3
Lost vs. Hawaii, 5-2
Natalia Munoz clinched the match against BYU as her 7-6 win in her third singles set was the deciding factor in the contest.

Indoor Track
at Don Kirby Invitational
The Beach competed at the Don Kirby Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M. in its final meet before the MPSF Championships. Sophomore Jason Smith had a solid meet for Long Beach State, registering a pair of PR’s in the jumps.

Men’s Golf, Idle

Women’s Golf, Idle

This Week

Men’s Basketball| vs. UC Santa Barbara
Thursday, 7 p.m., Walter Pyramid

Women’s Basketball
at UC Davis, Thursday, 7 p.m.
Davis, Calif.
vs. Cal State Fullerton, Saturday, 4 p.m., Walter Pyramid

 Men’s Volleyball
vs. No. 2 UCLA, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Walter Pyramid

 Baseball
vs. Saint Mary’s, Friday, 6 p.m.
vs. Saint Mary’s, Saturday, 2 p.m.
vs. Saint Mary’s, Sunday, 1 p.m.
Blair Field

Softball, Easton Desert Classic
vs. Iowa State, Friday, 6 p.m.
vs. No. 22 BYU, Saturday, 11:15 a.m.
vs. Boise State, Saturday, 1:30 p.m.
vs. Buffalo, Sunday, 9 a.m.
vs. Idaho State, Sunday, 11:15 a.m.
Las Vegas, Nev.

 Women’s Water Polo, Idle

 Women’s Tennis
at George Washington
Friday, 10 a.m., Washington, D.C.
at Maryland, Saturday, 9 a.m.
College Park, Md.

 Men’s Golf
John A. Burns Intercollegiate
Thursday (First Round)
Wailua, Hawaii
Friday (Second Round)
Saturday (Final Round)
Wailua, Hawaii

 Women’s Golf, The Gold Rush
Monday (First and Second Rounds)
Tuesday (Final Round)
El Dorado Park Golf Course

 Indoor Track & Field, Idle

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