The Long Beach State men's water polo team was chosen to finish fifth in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation as picked by the MPSF coaches in the upcoming 2014 season. Long Beach State acquired 32 points, as 2012 All-Americans Dan Matulis and Nick Rascon are back from redshirt seasons, joining four of the squad's top five scorers from 2013.
The Long Beach State women's volleyball team will appear five times on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app, the Big West Conference announced on Wednesday. All five broadcast contests will be at home in the Walter Pyramid.
The Long Beach State women's soccer team kicks off the 2014 season at the USD Tournament in San Diego this weekend. LBSU is set to face USC in the opener at 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 22, and then returns to the pitch on Sunday, Aug. 24, for an 11:30 a.m. showdown against No. 15/20 Georgetown.
Long Beach State baseball head coach Troy Buckley announced the addition of Mike Steele as the program's newest assistant coach. Steele comes to the Beach with experience as a pitching coach on both the collegiate and professional levels.