For the fifth match in a row, the No. 16 Long Beach State women's volleyball team swept through its opponent. On Wednesday, the Beach (25-4, 15-0 Big West) swept UC Irvine 25-19, 25-20, 25-17 and came one match away from a perfect Big West season.
No. 16 Long Beach State will return home this week to wrap up the regular season against UC Irvine and Cal State Fullerton. The Beach will host UCI on Wednesday at 7 p.m. on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app before celebrating Senior Day on Saturday at 7 p.m. against the Titans.
The Big West Conference announce Long Beach State senior Chisom Okpala as the Player of the Week on Monday, making her the third 49er to take home the award this season. For Okpala, it is the second weekly honor of her career.
A dominating performance clinched the outright Big West title for the Long Beach State women's volleyball team on Saturday night. The Beach (24-4, 14-0 Big West) swept UC Riverside 25-11, 25-18, 25-12 to clinch the outright title with two matches left to play.