Sophomore Willie Alexander (Fresno, Calif.) earned Big West Men's Field Athlete of the Week honors following impressive back-to-back performances in the long jump the conference office announced Tuesday afternoon.
Long Beach State was one pitch away from upsetting the No. 2 Bruins in game one of a doubleheader, but it was UCLA that came up with the big hit, riding the momentum into two wins Monday in a pair of non-conference games.
Long Beach State took a two-run lead into the ninth inning but couldn't hold on as San Diego rallied for three runs to walkoff with the 4-3 win. Ryan Millison gave a quality start on the mound in allowing just one run through six innings.
The American Volleyball Coaches Association has announced the ten "Best of the Rest" teams that will join the team competitors for the 2014 Sand Volleyball Pairs Championships. Both Delainey Aigner-Swesey and Bojana Todorovic as well as Tyler Jackson and Janisa Johnson were invited to compete, representing Long Beach State.