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Donor & Student-Athlete BBQ - Wednesday, September 9, 2015
A newly modified event, this dinner is held on the Walter Pyramid floor in the epicenter of all indoor sport action and has become a favorite of donors and student-athletes alike. Donors at the $1,500+ level in their Annual Giving to the Beach Athletic Club are assigned one or more student-athletes who they remain connected to throughout the entirety of the student-athletes' eligibility. This donor and student-athlete interaction is what makes being a donor to LBSU Athletics so special. You can directly experience the impact of your charitable gift to our student-athletes.
Dirtbags Baseball Annual Golf Tournament - Monday, September 14, 2015
In its 21st year, the Dirtbags Annual Golf Tournament is held in September and is the Baseball Program's largest fundraiser. Recreation Park, right next to the team's home at Blair Field, plays host to the scramble format tournament. Players begin at 10:3 a.m. and end the day at the clubhouse for a buffet dinner and auction.
A Toast to Women's Athletics - Thursday, October 1, 2015
In its third year, A Toast to Women's Athletics is a premier event focused on fundraising specifically for LBSU Athletics women's programs. This year's event will be held on Thursday, October 1 at the prestigious Keesal, Young & Logan law firm located on the 13th & 14th floor of the Union Bank Building. Upon being greeted by student-athletes, guests are welcome to mingle with coaches and staff while enjoying the multiple wine tasting stations, heavy hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction, live entertainment, and art.
State Of Beach Basketball - Thursday, October 15, 2015
New to the event lineup, the State Of Beach Basketball will allow guests to tip off the season with Coach Monson and ESPN's Seth Greenberg, as they discuss Long Beach State Basketball and the 2015-16 season. The event will take place in the Pacific Gallery of the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center with VIP access opening at 111 a.m. and lunch for both VIP and general guests beginning at Noon.
Men's Volleyball Champagne Brunch - Saturday, October 17, 2015
Join Jorge H. Rodriguez and Dr. Monica Lugo for a champagne brunch at Senior Fish in South Pasadena on October 17, 2015 benefiting the Long Beach State Men's Volleyball Program. The brunch will begin at 10 a.m. and last until 1 p.m. Ticket purchase is required prior to event. For questions please contact Nick MacRae at (562) 985-1450 or at "mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com.
Men's Volleyball Halloween Costume Party - Friday, October 30, 2015
Join our Men's Volleyball Team in celebrating Halloween at their third annual themed party. Enjoy live entertainment and delicious food and drinks, all while taking in the views of Long Beach from Keesal, Young & Logan located on the 14th floor of the Union Bank Building in Downtown Long Beach.
Beach Athletic Club Golf Classic - Monday, November 9, 2015
Each year, the Beach Athletic Club Golf Classic benefits the student-athlete scholarship fund at Long Beach State and provides a memorable, first-class experience for all participating golfers, fans, and community supporters. In 2015, the Beach Athletic Club Golf Classic will return to one of the most prestigious golf courses in all of Southern California - Virginia Country Club in Long Beach. Held as shamble format, check-in opens at 9:30 a.m. and the golfers are sent out at 11 a.m.
Hall of Fame Dinner - Thursday, November 12, 2015
Established in 1986, Long Beach State Athletics honors a select number of exceptional former athletes, coaches, and administrators. Hosted every other year, the 2015 inductee class will include former football player & track athlete Stanford Brewer, former Phoenix Suns forward and All-Big West forward Craig Dykema, individual national track & field champion Keith Goldie, women's tennis star Hannah Grady, men's volleyball pioneer Mark Kerins, Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria, Chris Segesman, a two-time All-American in men's water polo and the 1991 Men's Volleyball National Championship Team. This year's event will take place at the Renaissance Long Beach Hotel at 6 p.m.
Special Thanks to Friar Tux and Killingsworth productions for their assistance with the Hall of Fame Dinner.
Homecoming Tailgate BBQ - Saturday, November 14, 2015
Join fellow Beach fans, coaches and staff for a pre-game buffet catered by Naples Rib Company. The tailgate takes place on the grass on the north end of the Walter Pyramid and is held in conjunction with the campus-wide Homecoming celebration to tip off basketball season. The tailgate will begin two hours prior to the doors open for the game.
Dirtbags Baseball Lead Off Weekend - Date TBD
Each year, the Dirtbags baseball family leads off the pre-season with their Alumni Weekend, which is headlined by the Dirtbags Lead-Off Dinner held on a Thursday evening. In the past, speakers such as Jered Weaver, Troy Tulowitzki, Evan Longoria, Mike Scioscia, Tommy Lasorda, Sparky Anderson, and Brandon Hyde have all graced the crowd with their baseball knowledge and stories of the game. The weekend continues with a golf tournament on Friday at Recreation Park and an Alumni game on Saturday which welcomes back minor and major league players to the historic Blair Field.
Women's Basketball Art Johnson Shoot-A-Thon - Saturday, January 30, 2016 Immediately following the LBSU vs. Cal Poly game you can support the Long Beach State women's basketball team in reaching its academic goals through tutors, summer classes and fifth year courses needed for graduation by donating and/or participating in our annual Shoot-A-Thon.
Men's Volleyball Third Annual Golf Tournament - Monday, March 21, 2016
The men's volleyball program will be hosting their third annual Golf Tournament at the scenic Sea Cliff Country Club in Huntington Beach. The tournament will be held as a scramble format and registration will begin at 11 a.m. with Tee-Off at Noon.
Jewels of the Night - Saturday, April 30, 2016
Jewels of the Night is an annual community celebration in the Spring put on to highlight the accomplishments of athletic programs. This is the marquee event for generating revenue to support the more than 350 Long Beach State student-athletes in their quest to realize both their academic and athletic ambitions. With an array of unique auction items up for bid, delectable food from local eateries, and enjoyable live entertainment, there is no excuse to miss Jewels of the Night! For more information, visit www.jewelsofthenight.com.
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Player of the Week
Tuaniga Leads Men's Volleyball To Two Top 10 Wins
Freshman setter Josh Tuaniga directed a balanced attack to .338 hitting with 11.57 assists per set in MPSF wins over No. 6 Stanford and No. 9 Pepperdine last weekend.
NEXT GAME: Wednesday, February 10 at Cal Baptist
LAST WEEK'S WINNER: Nick Faust, Men's Basketball
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