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2015-16 Long Beach State Points of Pride


July 13

  • Dirtbags shortstop, Garrett Hampson, helped Team USA to a series win over Cuba.
  • 4 Beach student-athletes are set to participate in the 2015 Pan American Games.
  • Dirtbags Alumni and current Major Leaguer, Evan Longoria, headlines the 2015 LBSU Athletics Hall of Fame Class.

July 20

  • Women's Track and Field has received USTFCCCA All-Academic honors every year since 1997.
  • Track & Field Coach Latanya Sheffield has been selected to join the USA staff for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.
  • Three Men's Volleyball alumni represented the United States in the World League Final.
  • Two members of the LBSU Women's Golf Team advanced to the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship in the same year for the 1st time in program history.
  • Women's Tennis was honored as an ITA All-Academic Team for the 11th consecutive year.

July 27

  • Multi-Sport star Stanford Brewer is the newest member of Long Beach State's Hall of Fame 2015 inductee class
  • Long Beach State Senior Janelle Sua captured the 23rd Annual L.A. County Women's Golf Championship last Friday.
  • Women's Tennis was honored as an ITA All-Academic Team for the 11th consecutive year.
  • Men's Volleyball pioneer Mark Kerins to join Long Beach State Hall of Fame as a member of the 2015 induction class.

August 3

  • Men's Golfer Daniel Chian (-8) was the low round amateur at the 2015 Long Beach Open over the weekend.
  • 1991 Men's Volleyball team rounds out 2015 hall of fame inductees.
  • Long Beach State Women's Water Polo senior Christina Kotsia was named to the Greece Women's National Team, and is participating in the 2015 FINA World Championships, held in Kazan, Russia.

August 10

  • Long Beach State Track & Field alum and volunteer assistant coach Colin Dunbar was the runner-up in the hammer throw at the NACAC Senior Area Championships in San Jose, Costa Rica.
  • Long Beach State seniors Kassidy Teare and Shawnee Martinez travel to Portland, Ore. to take part in the USGA 115th Women's Amateur Championship at the Portland Golf Club.
  • Long Beach State Women's Water Polo Senior Christina Kotsia was named to the Greece Women's National Team, and is participating in the 2015 FINA World Championships, held in Kazan, Russia.

August 17

  • Women's Soccer Freshman Rocio Rodriguez Scores Twice To Earn LBSU Player of the Week Honors

August 24

  • - Women's Soccer Senior Vania Robles scored the game-winning goal on Friday as record crowd watched Long Beach State stun No. 4 UCLA 1-0.
Player of the Week
Ashley Gonzales Is Player Of The Week After Upsetting No. 4 UCLA
Women's Soccer | Junior

 

Sophomore Ashley Gonzales assisted on the game-winning goal against No. 4 UCLA and finished the opening weekend with a team-best five shots.

NEXT GAME: Friday, August 28 vs. Iowa State

LAST WEEK'S WINNER: Ashton McKeown, Women's Soccer


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