Long Beach State's annual fundraising gala, Jewels of the Night, will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year. Jewels of the Night is the marquee event for generating revenue to support the more than 300 Long Beach State student-athletes in their quest to realize both their academic and athletic ambitions.
Students! Take this chance to work with the Athletic Department for the 2011-12 season! Work-Study positions are now open. Please contact Leah Williams-Daniels at (562) 985-5722 or email@example.com.
Can't make the game? Don't want to miss the team on the road? Listen to 49ers action from your home computer by logging on to longbeachstate.com
Long Beach State offers 19 Division I sports on California's second-largest campus. Located in one of Southern California's best coastal cities, LBSU brings marquee facilities, coaches and administration to exceed the needs of more than 300 student-athletes.
With one of just three Pyramids in the United States, a baseball stadium that has been home to MLB greats such as Troy Tulowitzki, Evan Longoria and Jered Weaver and a marquee tennis complex, Long Beach State Athletics offers some of the finest competitive facilities in California.
2009 SEASON: Appeared in all 21 games finishing with eight goals ... Scored two or more goals three times during the season, with two goals in a 9-8 win over UC Santa Barbara, two goals in a 10-6 win over Pomona-Pitzer and two goals in a 8-7 win over UC Irvine.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Attended West Valley College ... Named an All-American at the Junior College Championships in 2007 and 2008 ... Played in all games as a freshman and sophomore ... Led the team in goals scored during sophomore season.
PERSONAL: Born in the Netherlands ... Played for Dutch national team ... Majoring in economics.