Long Beach State

Long Beach State Roundup: Dirtbags Take Series At CSUN

The Long Beach State Dirtbags (15-21, 3-3) edged Cal State Northridge 3-2 on the road Sunday to win the Big West Conference series.

Junior Clayton Andrews drove in the go-ahead run with two outs in the seventh inning, and then made a great throw home in the ninth inning to complete a game-ending double play.

Beach Volleyball

No. 6 LBSU celebrated senior day on Sunday with a pair of wins over No. 16 Loyola Marymount (5-0) and Utah (4-1) on campus. The 49ers won every match against LMU in straight sets. Nele Barber and Sasha Karelov swept both of their matches, the second second was the 80th win at LBSU for Barber.

Women’s Tennis

LBSU (11-8, 5-2) swept the singles and upset Big West leading UC Davis 4-1 on Saturday morning at Rhodes Tennis Center. The Aggies had won seven of their last eight matches. Senior Lena Pacholski, Carlota Casasampere, freshman Lalita Devarakonda, sophomore Natalia Munoz all won their singles matches.

JJ Fiddler
JJ Fiddler is an award-winning sportswriter and videographer who has been covering Southern California sports for multiple newspapers and websites since 2004. After attending Long Beach State and creating the first full sports page at the Union Weekly Newspaper, he has been exclusively covering Long Beach prep sports since 2007.