March 14, 2013
The Big West Conference has announced the recipients of the 2012 Big West Scholar Athletes of the Year and track and field athlete Michael Vaughan and tennis player AnaÏs Dallara are LBSU's honorees.
Vaughan is a senior triple jumper for the Long Beach State men's track & field team. He has qualified for the Big West Conference Championship in all three of his previous seasons, finishing third at the 2012 Championship. He ranks 6th all time in Long Beach State indoor history and has twice been named a Big West Conference All-Academic Team selection. This outdoor season, he has posted the No. 1 triple jump mark in the NCAA. A Biology-Physiology major, Vaughan volunteers at St. Mary Medical Center as a clinical care extender. He plans to attend medical school and pursue a career as an orthopedic surgeon.
Dallara (Nice, France) finished her playing career with the 49ers women's tennis squad in 2012, earning Big West Conference Player of the Year honors. She received an individual invitation to the 2012 NCAA Singles Championship, only the third player in Long Beach State history to do so. Dallara is now serving as an undergraduate assistant coach for the team while finishing her degree in History as a member of the Honors History program. She has a minor in Classical Studies and would like to pursue her PhD while continuing a career in coaching.
Women's Golf Set To Play At Las Vegas...10/22/2016 - W. Golf
The Long Beach State women's golf team is set to play in their last tournament of the fall season...
Long Beach State Comes Back to Stun UCSB in Five10/21/2016 - W. Volleyball
The Beach trailed 2-0 on the road, but stormed back to win the final three sets over UC Santa...
Helgo, Razakasoa Score Nice Wins at Southwest...10/21/2016 - W. Tennis
On day two of the 2016 ITA Southwest Regionals, Long Beach State freshman Maren Helgo scored a...
Ashley Gonzales With A Goal And An Assist Leads...10/21/2016 - W. Soccer
Facing a tough road challenge, Long Beach State got a lift from junior Ashley Gonzales, who...
No. 6 Long Beach State Moves to 1-1 in...10/20/2016 - M. Water Polo
In a rematch of ranked opponents, UC Santa Barbara used an explosive first quarter to fend off...
Long Beach State Opens Play at Southwest Regionals10/20/2016 - W. Tennis
Beach Tennis began play at the 2016 ITA Southwest Regionals on Thursday, getting off to a good...
Player of the Week
Murray's Big Night Keeps Women's Volleyball Unbeaten In Big West
Junior middle blocker Ashley Murray had 10 kills on a season-best .643 hitting to lead the Beach to a sweep of CSUN on Saturday, giving Long Beach State its seventh straight win to start Big West play.
NEXT GAME: Friday, October 21 at UC Santa Barbara
LAST WEEK'S WINNER: Hailey Harward, Women's Volleyball