August 31, 2015 | Men's Soccer Two-Goal Game Earns LaGrassa First Big West Player of the Week Honor On the heels of his first two-goal game in nearly two years to propel the Cal Poly men's soccer team's opening-night victory against UNLV, Mustang senior midfielder Matt LaGrassa earned his first career Big West Conference Offensive Player of the Week honor on Monday.
August 31, 2015 | Football Tim Walsh Radio Show Returns to ESPN 1280 on Tuesday at 6 The Tim Walsh Radio show returns ahead of the 2015-16 Cal Poly athletics season at 6 p.m. Tuesday night, airing live from Charlie's Place in San Luis Obispo. Joining the Cal Poly football head coach on the season-opening show will be Mustang women's soccer 24th-year head coach Alex Crozier.
August 31, 2015 | Women's Soccer Cal Poly's Giannetti Named Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Week The Mustangs will hold their home opener at 7 p.m. Friday, hosting No. 3 Stanford.
August 30, 2015 | Baseball Hoo Elevated to Double-A; Morel Elevates Batting Average to .333 Following in the footsteps of Chase Johnson, former Cal Poly catcher Chris Hoo has been elevated to Double-A ball. Meanwhile, Brent Morel has elevated his batting average to .333.
August 30, 2015 | Football Dzubnar, Jackson Continue Push to Earn Roster Spots on NFL Teams NFL Exhibition Update: Nick Dzubnar earns five tackles for third straight week; Asa Jackson returns kickoff 103 yards.
August 30, 2015 | Women's Soccer Cal Poly Tops Richmond 2-1 as Kreutz Earns Brace, Giannetti Breaks Saves Record The Mustangs will host No. 3 Stanford (2-0-0) in Alex G. Spanos Stadium at 7 p.m. Friday.
August 29, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Continues Its Winning Ways With 3-1 Win over Sacramento State Cal Poly volleyball remained unbeaten this season with a four-set victory over Sacramento State behind the strength of 14 kills apiece from senior middle blocker Taylor Gruenewald and freshman outside hitter Adlee Van Winden during the final day of the San Jose State Invitational on Saturday afternoon at Spartan Gym. It was the second day in a row that Van Winden collected 14 kills, while the Mustangs (2-0) handed the Hornets their first loss of the season.
August 28, 2015 | Men's Soccer LaGrassa Double Helps Lift Cal Poly to 2-1 Opening-Night Win Senior midfielder Matt LaGrassa scored in the 18th and 47th minutes to record his first brace in nearly two years as the Cal Poly men's soccer program opened the 2015 season under first-year head coach Steve Sampson Friday evening with a 2-1 triumph versus UNLV inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
August 28, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Fights Back to Beat San Jose State in Season Opener, 3-1 The Cal Poly volleyball program won its 2015 opener with a 3-1, come-from-behind victory over San Jose State on Friday afternoon inside Spartan Gym. The Mustangs received a match-high 14 kills from freshman Adlee Van Winden to outlast the Spartans on the initial day of the San Jose State Invitational.
August 28, 2015 | Women's Soccer No. 2 Virginia Wins 34th Straight Home Game, 2-0 Over Cal Poly at Nike Classic It was just the second time in the Cavaliers' past 18 regular-season games outside of the ACC being limited to no more than two goals.
August 24, 2015 | General News Cal Poly Athletics Launches Redesign of Website GoPoly.com Cal Poly Athletics and Presto Sports have launched a redesign of GoPoly.com, featuring larger photos, easier navigation, crisp graphics and a cleaner design throughout the website.
August 27, 2015 | Football KSBY Adds Cal Poly vs. Northern Iowa Football Game to Broadcast Schedule KSBY-TV has added a third Cal Poly football game to its broadcast schedule for the 2015 season.
August 25, 2015 | General News Mustang Athletics Announces Fall 2015 Promotions Schedule Cal Poly Athletics on Tuesday announced promotions for all Fall 2015 ticketed sports. Highlights include pink games for football, volleyball and men’s and women’s soccer, as well as giveaways for every home football game.
August 24, 2015 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Opens 2015 Season with Friday Home Matchup Versus UNLV With nine returning starters and all seven All-Big West Conference selections from a year ago highlighting the roster, the Cal Poly men's soccer program – under the direction of first-year head coach Steve Sampson – opens its 2015 regular season and 22nd year of Division I action when hosting UNLV on Friday, Aug. 28.
August 25, 2015 | Women's Soccer Cal Poly Travels to East Coast to Take on No. 2 Virginia, Richmond at Nike Classic The first stop will be at No. 2 Virginia at 4 p.m. PDT Friday, before returning to Klöckner Stadium to face Richmond in a neutral-site match at 9 a.m. PDT Sunday.
August 24, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball Opens 2015 Season at San Jose State Invitational Highlighted by 11 returning letter winners, including seven starters, the Cal Poly volleyball program embarks on the 2015 season when visiting the five-team San Jose State Invitational on Friday, Aug. 28 and Saturday, Aug. 29. The Mustangs – who return 98 percent of their kill total from a season ago – battle the host Spartans (4-27 overall, 1-17 Mountain West in 2014) at 2 p.m. Friday and take on Sacramento State (8-23, 3-13 Big Sky) at 3 p.m. Saturday.
August 24, 2015 | Baseball Challenging 2016 Cal Poly Baseball Schedule Released Five games against Pac-12 schools, an 11-game homestand to open the year, a three-game series at Wichita State and 30 home games highlight the 2016 Cal Poly baseball schedule.
August 23, 2015 | Women's Soccer Megan Abutin Goal for Cal Poly Soccer at Saint Mary's Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015 -- Mustang junior Megan Abutin put Cal Poly up 1-0 in the 28th minute with her 12th career goal. (courtesy of thew.tv)
August 24, 2015 Coca-Cola/Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Week: Alyssa Giannetti After anchoring the Mustang women’s soccer team through an unbeaten opening weekend in the Bay Area while producing a 0.41 goals-against average, senior goalkeeper Alyssa Giannetti was named the Coca-Cola/Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Week on Monday.
August 23, 2015 | Women's Soccer Cal Poly Finishes Season-Opening Road Trip with 1-1 Draw at Saint Mary's The Mustangs outshot the Gaels 16-14 and had a 5-2 advantage in corners.
August 23, 2015 | Football Dzubnar Earns Sack in Chargers' Last-Second Exhibition Win over Arizona For the second straight week, former Cal Poly linebacker Nick Dzubnar made five tackles in an NFL exhibition game.
August 23, 2015 | Track & Field Day-Monroe Finishes 14th in Heptathlon at World Championships Former Mustang is Team USA's Leading IAAF Multi-Event Scorer for Fourth Consecutive Time
August 22, 2015 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Tops Fresno Pacific 4-0 in Exhibition Tuneup Senior midfielder Chase Minter converted a 10th-minute penalty and midfielders Joseph Bolous and Matt LaGrassa and forward Ron Reznichky all added second-half goals as the Cal Poly men's soccer program bettered Division II Fresno Pacific in a Saturday evening exhibition tuneup at Alex G. Spanos Stadium, 4-0.
August 22, 2015 | Football Cal Poly Scores Four Touchdowns in Lone Full Scrimmage of Fall Camp Plenty of special teams and situational plays highlighted Saturday’s lone scrimmage of the 2015 Cal Poly Fall Football Camp inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
August 21, 2015 | Women's Soccer Cal Poly Battles San Francisco to Season-Opening Scoreless Road Draw The Mustangs will next head to Moraga, staying in the Bay Area to take on Saint Mary's at 2 p.m. Sunday.
August 22, 2015 | Track & Field Day-Monroe in 10th in Heptathlon After First Day of World Championships This is Day-Monroe's fourth trip to the World Championships (after a sixth-place 2013 performance in Russia, 18th in 2011 at South Korea and 10th in 2009 in Germany).
August 20, 2015 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Hosts Fresno Pacific in Saturday Exhibition Six days out from its 2015 regular season opening match, the Cal Poly men's soccer program enjoys one final competitive tuneup when hosting Division II Fresno Pacific for Saturday, Aug. 22 exhibition. Match time inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium is 7 p.m.
August 20, 2015 | Baseball Ex-Mustang Chase Johnson Promoted to Double-A Richmond Former Cal Poly pitcher Chase Johnson has been promoted to Richmond of the Double-A Eastern League following a 14-strikeout performance last Friday.
August 19, 2015 | Football Cal Poly to Conduct Lone Scrimmage of 2015 Fall Camp on Saturday Cal Poly football fans can get a sneak preview of several position battles when the Mustangs wrap up their second week of Fall Camp with a full scrimmage Saturday afternoon in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
August 18, 2015 | Women's Soccer Cal Poly Set for Season-Opening Trips to San Francisco, Saint Mary's The Mustangs returned 25 players from 2014, joined by a group of 10 newcomers.
August 19, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustangs in France - The Final Cut Complete story and video from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's August 2015 three-game preseason tour of France, including interviews with players and coaches, the Mustangs visiting world-renoun sites and game footage.
August 17, 2015 | Wrestling Cal Poly Unveils 2015-16 Wrestling Schedule Cal Poly’s 2015-16 wrestling schedule features seven home dual meets and a trio of tournaments.
August 16, 2015 | Men's Soccer Hamilton Leads Gold Over Green During 1-1 Intrasquad Scrimmage Senior keeper Wade Hamilton made two crucial saves in the penalty kick shootout and chipped in with an assist to lead the Gold side over the Green during the Cal Poly men’s soccer intra-squad scrimmage contested at Spanos Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
August 16, 2015 | Football Dzubnar Makes Five Tackles for Chargers in Victory Over Cowboys Nick Dzubnar earned five tackles in his unofficial professional debut with the San Diego Chargers in Saturday's 17-7 exhibition win over the Dallas Cowboys.
August 15, 2015 | Women's Soccer Green Side Edges White 2-1 in Cal Poly Soccer Intrasquad Scrimmage After a 1 p.m. Monday exhibition at Westmont, Cal Poly will open the regular season at San Francisco at 7 p.m. Friday.
August 15, 2015 | Football Cal Poly Wraps Up First Week of Fall Camp With Short Scrimmage Scoring a pair of touchdowns in a brief scrimmage Saturday morning, the Cal Poly football team’s offense has stepped up its game since being blanked on the scoreboard in the 2015 Spring Game.
August 15, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustangs in Paris - Part II (Sites, Cuisine, Basketball, French) More updates from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's August 2015 three-game preseason tour of France. In part II, Cal Poly players talk about their favorite destinations, foods, international basketball and speak a little French.
August 12, 2015 | Women's Soccer Cal Poly Selected First in Big West Conference Preseason Coaches Poll The Mustangs are set to open the 2015 season with a Green vs. White intrasquad scrimmage in Alex G. Spanos Stadium at 1 p.m. Saturday. Admission to the event is free to all fans.
August 14, 2015 | Women's Basketball Mustangs Reflect on Costa Rican Experience of a Lifetime with Teammates For continued live updates throughout the offseason, follow Cal Poly on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat.
August 12, 2015 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Program Opens 2015 Preseason Camp Wednesday Returning nine starters and all seven All-Big West Conference honorees from a year ago, the Cal Poly men's soccer program opens its 2015 preseason camp Wednesday morning under the direction of first-year head coach Steve Sampson.
August 12, 2015 | Baseball Calomeni Pitches Bells to WCCBL Playoff Victory Over Kelowna Cal Poly junior-to-be pitcher Justin Calomeni allowed just one run in seven innings as the Bellingham Bells defeated the Kelowna Falcons 2-1 in the opening game of the West Coast Collegiate Baseball League playoffs Tuesday night.
August 12, 2015 | Baseball Norris Signs With Padres; Mundell Lifts Batting Average 40 Points Former Cal Poly pitcher Bud Norris, released by the Baltimore Orioles last Saturday, signed a major league contract for the rest of the regular season with the San Diego Padres on Tuesday.
August 12, 2015 | Women's Basketball Mustangs Enjoy Coastal Sightseeing, Another Costa Rican 'Day in Paradise' For live updates throughout the rest of the journey, continue to follow Cal Poly on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat.
August 11, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustangs in France - Part I (Paris) Updates from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's August 2015 three-game preseason tour of France. In part I, Cal Poly visited the Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower.
August 11, 2015 | Women's Soccer Cal Poly to Open 2015 Season with Green vs. White Intrasquad Scrimmage A class of nine seniors has led the Mustangs to an 18-5-2 mark in the Big West since 2012, the best record throughout the conference during that time.
August 10, 2015 | Football Energy and Expectations are High at Start of 2015 Fall Camp A total of 95 football players — 42 veterans, 18 redshirts, seven transfers and 28 newcomers — opened Fall Camp on Monday with plenty of energy, excitement, optimism and expectations.
August 10, 2015 | Baseball Chal Fanning Returns to Cal Poly to Coach Pitching Staff Chal Fanning, an assistant baseball coach at Cal Poly during Larry Lee’s first year at the helm of the Mustang program and a pitcher under Lee at Cuesta College, is returning to his alma mater as the team’s pitching coach.
August 10, 2015 | Women's Basketball Cal Poly Basketball Tour of Costa Rica Continues With Adventure, 3rd Win The Mustangs, in Central America through Thursday, have planned tours of Arenal Volcano National Park, National Museum, Legislative Assembly, Central Park, Supreme Court and National Theater scheduled for the remainder of their stay.
August 10, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Opens Three-Game France Tour with 79-60 Triumph Senior guard David Nwaba scored a team-leading 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as the Cal Poly men's basketball program began its three-game preseason tour of France with a 79-60 victory against AMW Select inside Halle Georges Carpentier Monday evening.
August 10, 2015 | Football Cal Poly Football Hires Allen Brown as Cornerbacks Coach Allen Brown, a defensive back at Eastern Washington from 2010-13 and a two-time All-Big Sky Conference honoree, has been hired as an assistant coach in charge of the cornerbacks at Cal Poly.
August 7, 2015 | Football Cal Poly Football Kicks Off 2015 Fall Camp on Monday Afternoon Cal Poly, which played its first official football game 100 years ago, opens its second century of football Monday with Fall Camp on the upper fields of the Cal Poly Sports Complex.
August 7, 2015 | General News 2015 Mustang Madness Breaks Records for Funds Raised, Attendance Cal Poly's 16th Annual Mustang Madness Live and Silent Auction event in May at the Madonna Inn Expo Center broke all previous fund-raising records for the event.
August 6, 2015 | Football Cal Poly Announces Team Captains for 2015 Football Season Football Notes: Seven team captains announced for 2015 season; Mustangs earn votes in coaches poll; Kori Garcia and Nick Enriquez land on College Sports Madness preseason All-Big Sky first team,
August 5, 2015 | Men's Soccer Chase Minter Named to 30-Player Hermann Trophy Watch List The Big West Conference’s reigning Midfielder of the Year honoree, Cal Poly men’s soccer senior Chase Minter was selected Wednesday morning as one of 30 players to the Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy Watch List for national collegiate player of the year.
August 7, 2015 | Women's Basketball Cal Poly's Tour of Costa Rica Continues with Visit to Children's Center For live updates throughout the journey, follow Cal Poly on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat.
August 5, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball Selected Seventh in Big West Preseason Poll The Cal Poly volleyball program was chosen to finish seventh in the 2015 Big West Conference preseason coaches poll that was released on Wednesday morning.
August 5, 2015 | Baseball Walkoff Single by Van Gansen Lifts Northwest League All-Stars to Victory Former Cal Poly shortstop Peter Van Gansen knocked in the winning run with a 10th-inning walkoff single as the Northwest League All-Stars defeated the Pioneer League All-Stars 6-5 on Tuesday night at Avista Stadium in Spokane, Wash.
August 4, 2015 | Football KSBY to Broadcast Pair of Cal Poly Football Games This Fall Cal Poly Athletics and KSBY-TV announced Tuesday the live broadcast of two Mustang football games this fall.
August 6, 2015 | Women's Basketball Cal Poly Wins Opening Exhibition Against Costa Rica National Team 73-49 The Mustangs return to the court Thursday against Coronado at 7 p.m. local time (an hour ahead of California) for their second of three games while in Central America.
August 3, 2015 | Men's Soccer Men’s Soccer Adds Ignacio Hernandez as Assistant and Goalkeeper Coach First-year head coach Steve Sampson and the Cal Poly men’s soccer team rounded off the program’s coaching staff on Monday with the announcement that former United States and Costa Rica Men’s National Team and LA Galaxy goalkeeper coach Ignacio Hernandez has joined the squad as an assistant coach.
July 31, 2015 | Football Football Notes: Brown on Watch List; Tailgate Agenda for Road Games Set Cal Poly senior quarterback Chris Brown is one of 32 players on the 2015 College Football Performance Awards Football Championship Subdivision National Performer of the Year Trophy Watch List.
August 2, 2015 | Women's Basketball Cal Poly Women's Basketball Program to Travel to Costa Rica Trio of Exhibitions Included on Trip to Central America
August 3, 2015 | Swimming & Diving Cal Poly Swimming and Diving Alumni Meet Set for October 24 The event begins with warm-ups at 12:30 p.m. and the meet starts at 1:30 inside the Anderson Aquatic Center, which is located beside the parking structure at the end of the Grand Avenue entrance to the Cal Poly campus. The $25 registration fee (per person) includes a Cal Poly Swimming and Diving t-shirt and swim cap.
July 31, 2015 | Baseball Catcher Austin Kron Continues Torrid Hitting Pace During Summer Ball Cal Poly sophomore-to-be catcher Austin Kron has been swinging a hot bat for the Alameda Merchants this summer.
July 30, 2015 | Baseball Ex-Mustangs Johnson and Johnson Performing Well in the Minor Leagues Former Cal Poly pitcher Jeff Johnson, currently playing for the Akron RubberDucks, is fourth in the Double-A Eastern League with 17 saves.
July 30, 2015 | Men's Soccer Hamilton added to United States U-23 College Identification Training Camp The reigning Big West Conference Goalkeeper of the Year selection, Cal Poly men’s soccer senior Wade Hamilton resumed his affiliation with United States National Team recently in being named one of 28 players called to the under-23 squad’s College Identification training camp.
July 30, 2015 | Cross Country Cal Poly Welcomes Recruits to Cross Country, Track and Field Programs Altogether, the Mustangs have had a combined 68 Division I All-Americans all-time between the four teams, and have won 17 team and 127 individual conference titles since 1997.
July 27, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Ready for August Three-Game Tour of France The Cal Poly men’s basketball program enjoys its earliest preparations to the start of a season under seventh-year head coach Joe Callero when the Mustangs embark on a eight-day, three-game tour of France, scheduled for Aug. 8-16.
July 28, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly to Compete in Maui Invitational Opening and Regional Matchups The first two games of the Cal Poly men’s basketball program’s 2015-16 schedule and two early non-conference dates were released Tuesday morning with the announcement that the Mustangs will compete in the 2015 Maui Jim Maui Invitational Opening and Regional matchups.
July 22, 2015 | Baseball Mathias Moves Closer to .300 Mark at Mahoning Valley Follow all former Mustang baseball players currently in the professional ranks during the 2015 season.
July 21, 2015 | Football Cal Poly Picked to Finish Fourth (Coaches), Fifth (Media) in Big Sky Polls The head coaches pick Cal Poly to finish fourth while the media ranks the Mustangs No. 5 in the Big Sky Conference preseason polls released Tuesday morning at the 2015 Big Sky Conference Summer Football Kickoff in Park City, Utah.
July 20, 2015 | Football Slot Back Kori Garcia Named to Big Sky Preseason All-Conference Team Junior slot back Kori Garcia is Cal Poly’s lone representative on the 2015 Big Sky Preseason All-Conference Team released Monday during the 2015 Big Sky Summer Kickoff in Park City, Utah.
July 19, 2015 | Football Big Sky Conference Will Use Replay for All Football Games This Fall The Big Sky Conference has signed an agreement with DVSport to provide equipment for replay at all 13 football stadiums in the conference, including Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
July 16, 2015 | Football Fans Can Submit Questions for Big Sky Coaches and Players Via Twitter Football fans can participate in the 2015 Big Sky Conference Summer Football Kickoff on Monday and Tuesday by submitting questions for coaches and players via Twitter.
July 17, 2015 | Track & Field Cal Poly Women's Track and Field Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors Kendal Nielsen and Ashley Windsor also each earned inclusion on the most recent Big West All-Academic Team (along with 11 teammates and 14 additional student-athletes from the men's squad).
July 16, 2015 | Wrestling Astronaut, Former Mustang Wrestler Victor Glover Speaks at EPIC NASA astronaut and Cal Poly engineering alumnus Victor Glover, a Mustang wrestler in the mid-1990s, spoke at the university’s Spanos Theatre on Thursday night.
July 15, 2015 | Wrestling Cal Poly Hires Three-Time All-American Mike Evans as Assistant Coach Mike Evans, a three-time NCAA Division I All-American wrestler at the University of Iowa, has been hired as an assistant coach with the Cal Poly wrestling program.
July 15, 2015 | Baseball Pair of Mustang Pitchers Named to West Coast League All-Star Teams Cal Poly pitchers Slater Lee and Justin Calomeni have been named to the West Coast League’s all-star squads.
July 14, 2015 | Wrestling Cal Poly Adds Eight to Wrestling Recruiting Class The Cal Poly wrestling coaching staff has finalized its recruiting class for the 2015-16 season with the signatures of six wrestlers to the National Letter of Intent and the admission of two others to the university.
July 13, 2015 | Baseball Eight Former Mustangs Swinging Hot Bats in the Minor Leagues Former Cal Poly baseball players Jimmy Allen, Mitch Haniger, Mark Mathias, Mike Miller, Brent Morel, Nick Torres, Peter Van Gansen and Zack Zehner all produced significant bumps in their batting averages in the minor leagues last week.
July 13, 2015 | Wrestling Mendes Falls to McGregor in UFC Interim Featherweight Title Bout Former Cal Poly wrestling standout Chad Mendes suffered a second-round knockout by Conor McGregor of Ireland in an interim featherweight title fight at UFC 189 on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
July 8, 2015 | Women's Tennis Cal Poly Selects Katharina Winterhalter as Head Coach for Women’s Tennis Katharina Winterhalter, an assistant coach at Saint Mary’s for six years and head assistant coach for the men’s and women’s tennis teams at Fresno City College last season, is the new women’s tennis head coach at Cal Poly.
July 6, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball Adds Two More Recruits, One Transfer For 2015 Season The Cal Poly volleyball program solidified its future on Monday afternoon with the announcement by fourth-year head coach Sam Crosson that two incoming freshman and one transfer recruit will continue their volleyball careers with the Mustangs. All three players will join Cal Poly’s lineup for the 2015 season.
July 6, 2015 | Baseball Johnson Continues to Compile a Stingy ERA at Double-A Akron Former Cal Poly pitcher Jeff Johnson continues to put up some stingy numbers for Akron of the Double-A Eastern League.
July 5, 2015 | Men's Golf Bertoni Finishes Tied for Third Place in Nova Scotia Open Former Cal Poly men’s golf standout Travis Bertoni earned his third career top-three finish in a Web.com Tour event Sunday, placing in a tie for third place in the Nova Scotia Open at the Ashburn Golf Club in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
July 2, 2015 | Women's Golf Cal Poly Hires Sofie Aagaard to Coach Women’s Golf Team Sofie Aagaard, an assistant coach for the women’s golf program at Cal the last three seasons, has been named head coach of the Cal Poly women’s golf team, Mustang director of athletics Don Oberhelman announced Thursday.
July 3, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Basketball Names Don Vanden Berge as Director of Operations Having enjoyed recent administrative tenures with Creighton and Washington, Don Vanden Berge has accepted the Cal Poly men’s basketball program’s Director of Operations position as announced Friday by seventh-year head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department.
July 2, 2015 | Baseball Barbier, Kron, Several Pitchers off to Hot Summer League Starts Two Cal Poly catchers are hitting above .300 while a trio of pitchers at Eau Claire are putting up solid numbers in collegiate summer league play.
July 1, 2015 | Swimming & Diving Cal Poly’s Davies, Women’s Swimming and Diving Honored by CSCAA The Cal Poly swimming and diving program has earned both individual and team Scholar All-America honors from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America.
June 30, 2015 | Football Cal Poly Ranked No. 24 in Athlon’s Preseason FCS Football Poll The Cal Poly football team has earned a No. 24 ranking in Athlon’s preseason Football Championship Subdivision poll.
July 1, 2015 | Women's Basketball Former Mustang Ale to Play for American Samoa National Team Cal Poly guard Kristen Ale will represent the American Samoa National Women's Basketball Team at the upcoming 15th Pacific Games.
June 30, 2015 | General News 39 Mustangs Earn Academic All-Big West Conference Distinction A total of 35 student-athletes across seven Cal Poly sports programs were named to the 2015 Big West Conference Spring All-Academic Team and four Mustang student-athletes representing two sports were honored on the Winter All-Academic Team on Tuesday afternoon.
June 30, 2015 | Women's Golf Cal Poly Announces Signings of Three High School Recruits, One Transfer The Cal Poly golf program has announced the addition of four golfers to its rosters for the 2015-16 academic year.
June 29, 2015 | Baseball Follow All 29 Former Mustangs in Professional Baseball Two more former Cal Poly baseball players made their professional debuts last week while two others await their first game.
June 28, 2015 | Track & Field Day-Monroe Again Earns Team USA Roster Spot for World Championships Sharon Day-Monroe, representing ASICS, finalized a second-place heptathlon total of 6,458 points on NBC.
June 26, 2015 Cal Poly Beach Volleyball Helps Form Newest Big West Conference Sport The Cal Poly sand volleyball program will join five other schools as charter members of the 17th Big West-sponsored sport, it was announced by the conference office on Friday afternoon. Cal Poly – which contested its first sand volleyball season in 2014 – unites with CSUN, Long Beach State and Hawai’i to welcome both CSU Bakersfield and Sacramento State to form a six-team league.
June 23, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball Program Unveils 2015 Schedule Featuring five matches versus opponents that qualified for last season’s NCAA Tournament and 11 contests inside the Mott Athletics Center, the Cal Poly volleyball program announced its 29-match regular season schedule on Tuesday morning. Cal Poly opens the 2015 campaign at three tournaments and will contest its first home match of the season against Pepperdine on Wednesday, Sept. 16.
June 22, 2015 | Men's Soccer Colvey Named to New Zealand Under-23 Team for Olympic Qualifiers With the opportunity to become the first Cal Poly player to appear in the Olympics, senior Kip Colvey was recently named to the New Zealand Under-23 National Team that will attempt qualification for the 2016 Summer Olympics.
June 22, 2015 | Women's Volleyball Jason Borchin Joins Cal Poly Volleyball Coaching Staff Fourth-year head coach Sam Crosson and the Cal Poly Athletic Department announced on Monday that Jason Borchin has been hired as an assistant coach. Borchin – a full-time assistant coach at Sacramento State for the past six seasons – replaces Chris Tamas who was recently hired as an assistant coach by the University of Nebraska.
June 20, 2015 | Baseball Mundell, Van Gansen on Opposing Teams in Professional Debuts First baseman Brian Mundell and shortstop Peter Van Gansen were on opposing teams when the two members of the 2015 Cal Poly baseball team made their professional debuts this week.
June 18, 2015 | Men's Soccer This is Cal Poly Men's Soccer This is the Cal Poly Men's Soccer Program, with program and university profiles from head coach Steve Sampson, junior defender Bjorn Sandberg, junior midfielder Ruban Duran, senior defender Kip Colvey and senior midfielders Matt LaGrassa and Chase Minter (video by Ethan Cardoza / Cal Poly Athletics Communications).
June 17, 2015 | Football Cal Poly Hires Assistant Football Coach in Charge of Defensive Secondary Jacob Yoro, defensive coordinator at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon, has been hired as an assistant football coach at Cal Poly. He will coach the defensive secondary.
June 11, 2015 | Football First Four Cal Poly Football Games of 2015 Season to be Televised Each of Cal Poly’s first four football games during the 2015 season will be televised, including the Mustangs’ home opener against Northern Iowa on Sept. 19
June 16, 2015 | Men's Tennis Cal Poly Men’s Tennis Draws Tennessee on ITA Kick-Off Weekend For the third time in program history, the 52nd-ranked Cal Poly men’s tennis program will take part in the coveted ITA Kick-Off Weekend from Jan. 22-24, 2016. After a season in which the Mustangs were ranked nationally throughout the final 11 ITA weekly polls, Cal Poly secured its bid on Kick-Off Weekend as a No. 3 seed in the Wake Forest bracket by finishing in the Top 60.
June 13, 2015 | Track & Field Bryan Competes for Cal Poly on Last Day of NCAA Championships By jumping at the national final, she earned All-America honorable mention recognition.
June 12, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Team Announces 2014-15 Season Awards The Cal Poly men’s basketball team officially finalized its 2014-15 season on Friday evening inside the university’s Performing Arts Center with the announcement by sixth-year head coach Joe Callero of the program’s annual list of award winners and honorees.
June 13, 2015 | Men's Tennis Former Cal Poly All-American Dome Collects Second Pro Championship For the second time in less than two months, former two-time Big West Conference Player of the Year and 2013 All-American Andre Dome captured a professional title by winning the Mexico F5 Futures Championship that was held at the Gran Festivall Resort in Manzanillo, Mexico from June 1-7.
June 11, 2015 | Track & Field Cal Poly's Windsor Races in 1,500 Semifinals at NCAA Championships By Finishing in Top 16, Mustang Junior Ends Season as Second-Team All-American
June 10, 2015 | Baseball Quartet of Mustangs Selected on Final Day of 2015 Draft Cal Poly junior shortstop Peter Van Gansen, the 2015 Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Year, was the first of four Mustangs selected on the final day of Major League Baseball’s 2015 First-Year Player Draft on Wednesday.
June 10, 2015 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Announces 18-Match 2015 Schedule Highlighted by four matches against 2014 NCAA Championship qualifiers – including the Cal Poly men's soccer team's third visit to 2014 national runner-up UCLA in as many years – the Mustang program and first-year head coach Steve Sampson unveiled the squad's 18-match regular season schedule on Wednesday morning.
June 5, 2015 | Track & Field Bryan, Windsor to Compete for Cal Poly at NCAA Championships ESPN to Televise Four-Day National Track and Field Meet from Oregon
June 9, 2015 | Women's Soccer Cal Poly Women's Soccer Program Announces 2015 Schedule PRINTABLE SCHEDULE | PURCHASE TICKETS
June 10, 2015 | Women's Basketball Significant Rule Changes Coming to College Basketball Next Season NCAA Switches to Four-Quarter Format; Other Adjustments Also on the Way to Improve Fan Experience, Reduce Play Stoppages
June 9, 2015 | Baseball Mathias Drafted by Cleveland in Third Round; Mundell Goes in Seventh Cal Poly junior second baseman Mark Mathias was drafted in the third round of Major League Baseball’s 2015 First-Year Player Draft on Tuesday by Cleveland while junior first baseman/designated hitter Brian Mundell was tabbed by Colorado in the seventh round.
June 8, 2015 | Baseball Schafer Comes to Life at Colorado Springs; Norris Returns to Orioles Former Cal Poly outfielder Logan Schafer has come to life after a slow start for Triple-A Colorado Springs while Bud Norris has returned to the Baltimore Orioles lineup.
June 7, 2015 | General News Van Gansen, Krieghoff Named Cal Poly Athletes of the Year Cal Poly baseball junior shortstop Peter Van Gansen and women’s soccer junior forward Elise Krieghoff have been selected as Cal Poly’s male and female athletes of the year for the 2014-15 academic year.
June 1, 2015 | General News Eight to be Inducted into Cal Poly Athletics Hall of Fame in October Cal Poly will induct eight former Mustang student-athletes, including one who became a Mustang coach, into the Cal Poly Athletics Hall of Fame in October.
June 1, 2015 | Baseball Van Gansen and Bloomquist Earn Top Mustang Team Awards Cal Poly junior shortstop Peter Van Gansen earned the Cal Poly baseball team's Ozzie Smith Most Valuable Player Award for 2015 while junior right-hander Casey Bloomquist captured the Mike Krukow Outstanding Pitcher Award for the second straight year.
June 1, 2015 | Baseball Follow All Former Mustang Baseball Players in the Professional Ranks Follow the progress of more than 20 former Cal Poly baseball players currently competing in the Major, Minor or Independent leagues this spring.
May 30, 2015 | Track & Field Cal Poly's Windsor Clinches Spot at National Championships in 1,500 Mustang Junior Runs Third-Fastest Time in School History, Will Join High Jumps Teammate in Oregon
May 29, 2015 | Track & Field Cal Poly High Jumper Bryan Qualifies for National Championships Meet Mustang Junior Ties for 11th Among 48 Women in Texas, Will Compete at Oregon on ESPN2 on June 13
May 28, 2015 | General News Nine Cal Poly Athletics Teams Improve Multi-Year APR Scores Led by men's basketball, men’s cross country, women’s tennis and women’s golf, nine of Cal Poly's 20 NCAA-affiliated intercollegiate athletics teams improved their multi-year rates during the 2013-14 academic year while men’s golf maintained its perfect score, according to Academic Progress Rate figures released by the NCAA on Wednesday.
May 28, 2015 | Men's Soccer Dhillon, Hamilton’s PSA Elite Face LA Galaxy in U.S. Open Cup Fourth Round Cal Poly men’s soccer junior forward Justin Dhillon scored the game-winning goal and senior goalkeeper Wade Hamilton was in net Wednesday evening as the pair helped lift their PSA Elite squad to a 2-1 victory against Mustang senior midfielder Matt LaGrassa’s Ventura County Fusion in third-round Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup action.
May 26, 2015 | Baseball Van Gansen Earns Big West Defensive Player of the Year Award Junior shortstop Peter Van Gansen has been selected as the 2015 Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Year and two of his Cal Poly baseball teammates -- junior second baseman Mark Mathias and senior outfielder Zack Zehner -- joined Van Gansen on the all-conference first team.
May 26, 2015 | Baseball For Cal Poly Baseball in 2015: A Tale of Two Different Seasons For the Cal Poly baseball team, the 2015 season started about six weeks too early. Or about the time Mark Mathias returned to his customary position at second base.
May 21, 2015 | Track & Field Seven Mustangs to Compete at NCAA West Regional Track and Field Meet Texas to Host from May 28-30
May 26, 2015 | Men's Tennis Cal Poly Men’s Tennis No. 52 in Final ITA Poll, Earn Kick-Off Weekend Nod After a four-win improvement from a season ago and a 15-10 overall record, the Cal Poly men’s tennis program earned an Oracle/ITA National Collegiate Tennis Ranking of No. 52 in the final poll for the 2014-15 season. With the Top 60 national ranking, Cal Poly has ensured itself of a spot in the 8th annual ITA Kick-Off Weekend in late January 2016.
May 21, 2015 | Baseball Baggett Stadium Enhancement Project at Cal Poly Unveiled With $4 million in pledges from private sources in hand, the $6 million Baggett Stadium Enhancement Project has been given the go-ahead to begin architectural design work and secure bids from contractors over the next 12 months.
May 23, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Falls to UC Davis in Series and Season Finale, 4-2 Cal Poly mustered just two runs and six hits in the final game of the 2015 baseball season Saturday, falling 4-2 to UC Davis in a Big West Conference game at Dobbins Stadium.
May 26, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men’s Basketball Director of Operations Bob Lowe to Retire Bob Lowe, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program’s director of operations for the past two seasons, recently announcement his coaching retirement after 30 years on the collegiate sideline.
May 22, 2015 | Women's Tennis Cal Poly Announces Resignation of Women's Tennis Coach Damon Coupe Damon Coupe, women’s tennis head coach for the past four years at Cal Poly, has resigned.
May 22, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Falls to UC Davis, 6-3, in Middle Game of Big West Series UC Davis jumped to a 4-0 lead in the first four innings and held on to beat Cal Poly 6-3 in the middle game of a three-game Big West Conference baseball series Friday afternoon in Dobbins Stadium.
May 21, 2015 | Men's Soccer Three Current and Former Mustangs in May 20 U.S. Open Cup Action Current Cal Poly men’s soccer midfielder Matt LaGrassa scored, former Mustang winger Ari Lassiter also found the back of the net and senior goalkeeper Wade Hamilton helped produce victory for his club as three Mustangs featured in second-round Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup action on Wednesday evening.
May 18, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Wraps Up 2015 Season With Big West Series at UC Davis Cal Poly, tied for third place with UC Irvine in the Big West Conference, three games behind frontrunner Cal State Fullerton, closes out the 2015 baseball campaign this weekend by visiting UC Davis at Dobbins Baseball Stadium.
May 20, 2015 | Baseball Mike Krukow to be Inducted into CCAA Hall of Fame Former Cal Poly pitcher Mike Krukow has been selected for induction into the California Collegiate Athletic Association Hall of Fame. Krukow will be inducted on June 2 at the Castaway Restaurant in San Bernardino, Calif. For story on his selection, please go to: http://www.gopoly.com/sports/bsb/2014-15/releases/201505139h252r
May 20, 2015 | Men's Golf Men's Golf Team Earns NCAA Public Recognition Award The Cal Poly men’s golf team is among more than 1,100 Division I sports teams honored by the NCAA on Wednesday for top scores in the classroom.
May 16, 2015 | Track & Field Woolf, Haar Win Titles, Lead Cal Poly to 3rd-Place Finish at Championships Four Mustang Teammates Also Earn All-Conference Status on Day 2 of Meet Alone
May 15, 2015 | Track & Field Four Mustangs Earn All-Conference Honors at Big West Championships Cal Poly, in Third Place on Both Sides, Advances 12 Student-Athletes to Saturday's Track and Field Finals Televised by Fox Sports Prime Ticket from 2 to 6 p.m.
May 17, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Ends Home Schedule Sunday With 11-1 Win Over UC Riverside On Senior Day at Baggett Stadium, the Cal Poly baseball team earned its second series sweep of the year, defeating UC Riverside 11-1 before 1,204 fans Sunday afternoon.
May 16, 2015 | Men's Golf De Los Santos Wraps Up Play in NCAA San Diego Regional Cal Poly sophomore Justin De Los Santos played his final 10 holes of the NCAA San Diego Regional one under par, but his first eight holes Saturday proved his undoing.
May 16, 2015 | Baseball Three-Run Double by Barbier Sparks Cal Poly to 7-6 Win Over UC Riverside Sophomore catcher Brett Barbier’s three-run double snapped a 4-4 tie in the eighth inning as Cal Poly clinched its Big West Conference baseball series against UC Riverside with a 7-6 victory Saturday afternoon before 1,038 in Baggett Stadium.
May 14, 2015 | Softball Hyland Earns NFCA All-Region Praise for Second Successive Year After leading the Big West Conference and ranking 24th among NCAA Division I pitchers with 233 strikeouts, Cal Poly softball sophomore righthander Sierra Hyland earned NFCA All-West Region second team praise for a second straight season on Thursday morning.
May 15, 2015 | Men's Golf De Los Santos Climbs Into 19th Place in Second Round of NCAA Regional Cal Poly sophomore Justin De Los Santos bounced back from a triple-bogey on his first hole with five birdies and climbed 13 spots to a 19th-place tie after the second round of play in the NCAA San Diego Regional hosted by the University of San Diego at The Farms Golf Club on Friday.
May 15, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Opens Final Home Series of Year With 6-2 Win Over UC Riverside Senior third baseman Tommy Pluschkell belted his first career home run and junior right-hander Casey Bloomquist earned his seventh straight victory as Cal Poly defeated UC Riverside 6-2 in the opener of a three-game Big West Conference baseball series Friday night before 1,271 in Baggett Stadium.
May 12, 2015 | Track & Field Cal Poly to Compete at Big West Conference Championships in Riverside Mustangs, With Three No. 1 Seeds Among 41 Student-Athletes Ranked in Regular-Season Top 10s, Travel to Finals Set for Friday and Saturday
May 11, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly to Host UC Riverside for Final Three Home Games of Season Cal Poly, three games behind Big West Conference co-leaders Cal State Fullerton and UC Irvine with six games to play, closes out the home portion of its 2015 baseball schedule this weekend by hosting UC Riverside for a three-game Big West Conference series inside Baggett Stadium.
May 14, 2015 | Men's Golf De Los Santos Cards 75 in First Round of NCAA Regional at The Farms GC Cal Poly sophomore Justin De Los Santos carded an opening-round 75 in the NCAA Regional hosted by the University of San Diego at The Farms Golf Club on Thursday.
May 13, 2015 | Softball Ceccacci, Hyland, Heyward and Convissar Earn All-Big West Praise Highlighted by three second team selections in senior left fielder Emily Ceccacci, sophomore righthander Sierra Hyland and freshman designated player Stephanie Heyward, four Cal Poly softball players earned All-Big West Conference praise following the Wednesday announcement of postseason accolades.
May 11, 2015 | Men's Golf Cal Poly Golf Programs Receive $1.1 Million From Pineaus Cal Poly’s men’s and women’s golf programs recently received $1.1 million from local golf enthusiasts and philanthropists Michael and Sammy Pineau.
May 11, 2015 | Women's Tennis Cal Poly Women’s Tennis Recruiting Class Includes Gruaz, Oleynik The Cal Poly women’s tennis program strengthened its future on Monday with the announcement that Ilana Oleynik (from Pacific Palisades, Calif.) and Celine Gruaz (Chicago, Ill.) will join the team for the upcoming 2015-16 season.
May 10, 2015 | Baseball UC Irvine Clinches Big West Series Against Cal Poly With 6-5 Victory Despite home runs by Zack Zehner and John Schuknecht in the late innings, Cal Poly dropped a 6-5 decision to No. 23 UC Irvine in the finale of a Big West Conference baseball series Sunday afternoon at Anteater Ballpark.
May 9, 2015 | Softball Mustangs Lead Early, but Close 2015 Season with 3-2 Loss at UC Riverside Freshman third baseman Stephanie Heyward's first-inning double granted the Cal Poly softball program the opening lead Saturday afternoon, but UC Riverside – aided by two errors – scored three times in the third as the Mustangs closed the 2015 season with a 3-2 loss at Amy S. Harrison Field.
May 8, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Wins Opener of Three-Game Big West Series at UC Irvine, 9-6 Junior right-hander Casey Bloomquist earned his sixth straight victory while Brian Mundell and Brett Barbier each drove in three runs as Cal Poly defeated UC Irvine 9-6 in the opening game of a pivotal Big West Conference baseball series Friday night at Anteater Ballpark.
May 9, 2015 | Baseball Big West Series Even at a Game Apiece as UC Irvine Beats Cal Poly 9-6 UC Irvine scored seven runs in the third inning to erase a 5-1 deficit and rode the pitching of junior right-hander Matt Esparza to a 9-6 victory over Cal Poly in a Big West Conference baseball game Saturday night in Anteater Ballpark
May 6, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly to Visit UC Irvine for Pivotal Weekend Big West Series Cal Poly visits UC Irvine for a pivotal Big West Conference series this weekend at Anteater Ballpark.
May 7, 2015 | Baseball Pluschkell Named to CoSIDA Capital One All-District 8 Academic Team Cal Poly senior third baseman Tommy Pluschkell has been selected as a member of the 2015 College Sports Information Directors of America’s (CoSIDA) Capital One NCAA Division I Academic All-District 8 Baseball Team.
May 5, 2015 | Track & Field Big West Conference Championships To Open With Decathlon, Heptathlon Adair, Davis, Rasmussen, Ruback, Scranton and Yeager to Represent Cal Poly on Two Days of Multi-Event Competition Before Meet Returns to UC Riverside on May 15-16
May 4, 2015 | Men's Golf De Los Santos Qualifies for NCAA Regional at The Farms Cal Poly sophomore Justin De Los Santos, the 2015 Big West Conference men’s golf individual champion, has been placed in the NCAA Division I Regional to be hosted by the University of San Diego at The Farms Golf Club in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.
May 3, 2015 | Women's Soccer Cal Poly Goes 4-1-0, Concedes Just Twice During Spring Friendlies The Mustangs, who co-led the Big West in goals in 2014 (32), as well as assists within conference play (15), have nonetheless sought to continually diversify and expand their attack.
May 3, 2015 | Track & Field Former Cal Poly Star Vessey Part of American Record-Breaking Relay Team After taking the handoff from Chanelle Price, Vessey took the lead for the U.S., moving in front of Cuba's Rose Mary Almanza about 300 meters in, on the way to a split of 2:00.92, which provided a three-second advantage by the halfway point.
May 5, 2015 | Baseball Zill, Mathias and Zehner Lead Cal Poly to 5-1 Win Over San Jose State Freshman right-hander Jarred Zill pitched six solid innings for his third win while junior second baseman Mark Mathias and senior left fielder Zack Zehner provided the key sparks offensively as Cal Poly defeated San Jose State 5-1 in a non-conference baseball game Tuesday night in Baggett Stadium.
May 4, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly to Host San Jose State for Final Midweek Game Tuesday Night Cal Poly (21-23, 9-6 Big West) plays its final midweek game of the 2015 season Tuesday night, hosting San Jose State (12-36, 5-19 Mountain West) at Baggett Stadium.
May 3, 2015 | Men's Tennis Former Cal Poly All-American Dome Captures First Pro Championship Two-time Big West Conference Player of the Year and 2013 All-American Andre Dome recently won his first professional championship, earning the Thailand F2 Futures Championship on the Chang ITF Pro Circuit, which ran from April 27- May 3 at the Rama Garden Sport Complex in Bangkok, Thailand.
May 3, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Falls to CSUN in Final Game of Big West Series, 6-4 Catcher Albee Weiss belted two home runs, driving in four runs, and junior right-hander Rayne Raven earned his sixth win as CSUN salvaged one win in its three-game Big West Conference baseball series at Cal Poly with a 6-4 victory Sunday afternoon.
May 3, 2015 | Softball Cal Poly Homers Twice, but Falls in Home Finale to Long Beach State, 8-3 Sophomore righthander Sierra Hyland and junior designated player Betsy Colburn each homered on Sunday afternoon, but the Cal Poly softball program closed its 16-game home schedule at Bob Janssen Field with a 8-3 loss to Long Beach State.
May 2, 2015 | Track & Field Cal Poly Finishes Regular Season With Blue-Green Rivalry Meet vs. UCSB The Big West finals are set to open with the decathlon and heptathlon at UC Riverside on Friday and Saturday, before resuming a week later, when the Highlanders will host everything else from May 15-16. The last day's action will be televised on Fox Sports Prime Ticket.
May 2, 2015 | Football Offense Edges Defense 27-25 Despite Recording No Touchdowns The offense compiled 381 total yards and 21 first downs, but the defense kept the offense out of the end zone and forced a fumble on the final play of the 2015 Cal Poly Spring Football Game on Saturday at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
May 2, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Clinches CSUN Series With 7-1 Victory Saturday Night Sophomore catcher Brett Barbier drove in four runs and freshman southpaw Kyle Smith scattered six hits over eight innings for his fifth win as Cal Poly defeated CSUN 7-1 in the second game of a Big West Conference baseball series Saturday night before 1,134 in Baggett Stadium.
May 2, 2015 | Football Dzubnar, Ontko Go Undrafted, But Afforded Professional Opportunities Cal Poly linebackers Nick Dzubnar and Cameron Ontko were not selected as the 2015 National Football League Draft drew to a close Saturday in Chicago. But the pair of former Mustangs will get a chance to display their talents in the coming weeks and months.
May 2, 2015 | Softball Mustangs Open Final Home Series by Falling Twice to Long Beach State Sophomore righthander Sierra Hyland (right) struck out four Long Beach State hitters and allowed just four hits in a complete-game effort, but a two-run homer from 49ers second baseman LT Torres stood as the difference as the Mustangs – in a nationally-televised, ESPNU matchup from Bob Janssen Field – dropped game No. 1 of a Saturday doubleheader, 2-1. Despite a two-run homer from Hyland in game No. 2, Cal Poly also dropped the back end of its doubleheader in nine innings, 7-4.
May 1, 2015 | Baseball Bloomquist Earns Fifth Win as Cal Poly Opens CSUN Series With 6-2 Victory Junior right-hander Casey Bloomquist scattered six hits over 8 2/3 innings and senior third baseman Tommy Pluschkell knocked in a pair of runs as Cal Poly opened its Big West Conference baseball series against CSUN with a 6-2 victory Friday night in Baggett Stadium.
April 28, 2015 | Men's Golf De Los Santos Wins Big West Conference Golf Championship for Cal Poly In winning the title, De Los Santos clinched the automatic individual berth to upcoming NCAA Regional competition. He'll learn his destination when bids are announced on the NCAA Selection Show televised by The Golf Channel at 7 a.m. Monday.
April 29, 2015 | Football Cal Poly Spring Football Game Set for Saturday at Alex G. Spanos Stadium Ninety Cal Poly football players will complete the 15-practice Spring Camp with the annual Spring Game on Saturday inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium. First play commences at 1 o’clock and admission is free.
April 29, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Resumes Big West Title Chase at Home This Weekend vs. CSUN Cal Poly, which climbed into fourth place in the Big West by winning two of three games at home against Long Beach State (the Mustangs’ first series win over the Dirtbags since 2010) last weekend, continues defense of its conference championship this weekend by hosting CSUN at Baggett Stadium.
April 28, 2015 | Track & Field Cal Poly Hurdler Namnath is Big West Conference Track Athlete of Week The Mustangs, who took second at last year's conference men's championships, will conclude the regular season with the Blue-Green Rivalry Dual Meet against UC Santa Barbara at Westmont College on Saturday beginning at 11 a.m.
April 30, 2015 | Women's Basketball Former Mustang Schlemer Named All-DBBL Honorable Mention in Germany MVP went to Shey Peddy, a 2012 WNBA second-round pick who led Wasserburg through a 22-0 regular season and then to a third consecutive title.
April 28, 2015 | Baseball CSU Bakersfield Rallies From 4-0 Deficit to Beat Cal Poly, 5-4 David Metzgar’s single to left field in the ninth inning completed CSU Bakersfield’s comeback from a 4-0 deficit as the Roadrunners defeated Cal Poly 5-4 in a non-conference baseball game Tuesday night at Hardt Field.
April 27, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly to Visit CSU Bakersfield in Final Road Midweek Game Tuesday Cal Poly, which climbed into fourth place in the Big West Conference by winning two of three games at home against Long Beach State, plays its final road midweek game Tuesday night, visiting CSU Bakersfield at Hardt Field.
April 28, 2015 | Men's Tennis Two Cal Poly Singles, One Doubles Pair Garner First Team Recognition The 54th-ranked Cal Poly men’s tennis team had three individual players and the sophomore doubles team of Ben Donovan and Corey Pang earn Big West All-Conference Team praise, it was announced by the conference office Tuesday afternoon. Ben Donovan and Garrett Auproux were selected to the First Team in singles, while Corey Pang collected a Second Team singles honor and the duo of Donovan and Pang earned First Team doubles distinction.
April 28, 2015 | Women's Tennis Cal Poly’s Oxnevad Selected to All-Big West First Team The Cal Poly women’s tennis team placed one singles players on the All-Big West First Team and another doubles pair earned an Honorable Mention status, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday afternoon. Mustang redshirt-sophomore Louise Oxnevad won five solo matchups in the No. 1 singles spot this season, on her way to First Team distinction, while the combination of Oxnevad and junior Dane Joubert collected Honorable Mention doubles team praise.
April 27, 2015 | Women's Basketball Former Cal Poly Star Santiago Wins 3rd Consecutive Bulgarian Finals MVP Santiago, a forward for Dunav, had 32 points and 11 rebounds in the series' decisive third game, which her Blue Angels won at home over Neftohimik, 74-64 before a crowd of nearly 1,000 fans inside River Hall.
April 27, 2015 | Football Dzubnar, Ontko Among Cal Poly Football Players Awaiting NFL Draft Linebackers Nick Dzubnar and Cameron Ontko, both first-team All-Big Sky Conference selections last fall, are Cal Poly’s top two candidates for the 2015 National Football League Draft, scheduled for Thursday through Saturday at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago.
April 26, 2015 | Softball Mustangs Hit Three Homers, but Drop Doubleheader at Cal State Fullerton Freshman shortstop Chelsea Convissar belted her first home run of Sunday afternoon in game No. 1 of a doubleheader versus Cal State Fullerton, but the Cal Poly softball program fell in the opener, 4-1. Convissar, along with freshman center fielder Amanda Sandoval, added seventh-inning homers in game No. 2, but Cal Poly also dropped the ESPN3-broadcasted, series-closing matchup, 6-3.
April 26, 2015 | Baseball Long Beach State Rallies From Seven-Run Deficit to Beat Cal Poly, 12-11 Long Beach State salvaged one victory in the three-game Big West Conference baseball series at Baggett Stadium on Sunday, rallying from a 9-2 deficit for a 10-inning 12-11 triumph over Cal Poly before 1,437 fans.
April 25, 2015 | Track & Field Cal Poly Continues Build-Up to Big West Championships at Bulldog Invite Beekman, Osby Pick Up Wins; Six Other Mustangs Post Second-Place Finishes on Day Filled with 2015-Best Times and Marks
April 25, 2015 | Baseball Walkoff Homer by Zehner in 12th Lifts Cal Poly Over Long Beach State, 4-3 Senior outfielder Zack Zehner’s home run leading off the 12th inning lifted Cal Poly to a 4-3 walk-off victory over Long Beach State in the second game of a Big West Conference baseball series Saturday night before 1,291 in Baggett Stadium.
April 23, 2015 | Baseball Van Gansen on Brooks Wallace Award Shortstop of the Year Watch List Cal Poly junior Peter Van Gansen, who in the last four games has hit a pair of three-run home runs, has been named to the initial Brooks Wallace Award Shortstop of the Year watch list.
April 24, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Opens Long Beach State Series With 6-1 Victory Junior right-hander Casey Bloomquist scattered five hits over eight innings and Cal Poly took advantage of three Long Beach State errors and a passed ball, scoring three unearned runs, for a 6-1 victory in the opener of a Big West Conference baseball series Friday night before 1,304 in Baggett Stadium.
April 25, 2015 | Men's Tennis Fourth-seeded Cal Poly Eliminated in Big West Tournament The 54th-ranked Cal Poly men’s tennis team was defeated by the Big West Conference Tournament’s No. 1 overall seed UC Irvine on Friday afternoon, 4-0 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. For the first time in four years, the fourth-seeded Mustangs failed to advance to the championship match on Sunday. Cal Poly ends their year with a 15-10 overall record, while the 73rd-ranked Anteaters improved to 20-12 and avenged an earlier season loss to the Mustangs.
April 22, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Resumes Big West Play at Home Versus Long Beach State Cal Poly (17-20, 5-4 Big West), which fell into fifth place in the Big West Conference by losing two of three games at UC Santa Barbara over the weekend and bounced back with a non-conference win at Santa Clara on Tuesday, plays its next two Big West Conference series at home, starting Friday night with Long Beach State (21-15, 7-5 Big West) in Baggett Stadium.
April 24, 2015 | Women's Tennis Eighth-Seeded Cal Poly Eliminated by Long Beach State The Cal Poly women’s tennis team had its stay in the Big West Conference Tournament ended after a 4-0 loss to top-seeded Long Beach State during the quarterfinal round on Friday morning at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Cal Poly finishes the season 5-16 overall, having won two out of its final three matches, while the 49ers advanced to the semifinal round on Saturday.
April 23, 2015 | Men's Tennis Fourth-Seeded Cal Poly Blitzes UC Riverside in Tournament Opener The 54th-ranked Cal Poly men’s tennis team opened defense of its Big West Conference Tournament championship from a season ago with a 4-0 victory over UC Riverside on Thursday morning at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Cal Poly – who entered this season’s tournament as the fourth overall seed – made quick work of the eighth-seeded Highlanders by snatching the early momentum and never letting up.
April 23, 2015 | Women's Tennis Eighth-Seeded Cal Poly Overwhelms UC Riverside, 4-0 The Cal Poly women’s tennis team advanced to the quarterfinals of the Big West Conference Tournament after a 4-0 win over UC Riverside during the opening round on Thursday morning. The Mustangs – who entered the tournament as the eighth seed – advanced to the second round on Friday to take on first-seeded Long Beach State (No. 40 in most recent ITA rankings) after defeating UC Riverside for the second time in less than a week.
April 23, 2015 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Host CSU Bakersfield Saturday to Close Spring Home Slate One week after recording a 6-0 triumph at San Francisco, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program continues its five-match spring schedule and completes the home portion of the spring slate when hosting CSU Bakersfield at 12 noon on Saturday, April 25 inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
April 23, 2015 | Men's Golf Cal Poly to Host Big West Conference Championship Starting Sunday Cal Poly, which hosted the Big West Conference Women’s Golf Championship for five of the six years from 2009-14, will host the conference’s men’s golf championship this weekend for the first time since 2009.
April 20, 2015 | Football Fullbacks Shine in Spring Football Camp Scrimmage on Saturday Fullbacks Jared Mohamed and Joe Protheroe scored a trio of touchdowns and Tony Miro, another fullback candidate, caught a 57-yard scoring pass front Andrew Barna, highlighting Saturday’s 30-minute scrimmage on the upper field of the Cal Poly Sports Complex.
April 21, 2015 | Women's Golf Cal Poly Finishes Fifth in 2015 Big West Conference Championship Madison Hirsch and Desiree Gillaspy finished in the top 20 as the Cal Poly women’s golf team settled for a fifth-place finish in the 2015 Big West Conference Championship on Tuesday at the El Macero Country Club.
April 21, 2015 | Men's Tennis No. 54 Cal Poly Opens Big West Tournament on Thursday Seeking its third Big West Conference Tournament title in four seasons, the 54th-ranked Cal Poly men’s tennis team embarks on its tournament journey at 9 a.m. Thursday at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden against UC Riverside. The Mustangs open the tournament as the fourth seed, while the Highlanders enter as the fifth seed.
April 21, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Avenges March Loss to Santa Clara With 10-6 Victory Shortstop Peter Van Gansen’s second three-run home run in four games broke open a 6-4 contest as Cal Poly avenged a loss in March to Santa Clara with a 10-6 victory Tuesday night at Stephen Schott Stadium.
April 20, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly to Visit Santa Clara for Midweek Rematch on Tuesday Night Cal Poly (16-20, 5-4 Big West), which fell into fifth place in the Big West Conference by losing two of three games at UC Santa Barbara over the weekend, concludes a four-game road trip Tuesday night with a single non-conference game at Santa Clara (16-22, 4-11 West Coast) in Stephen Schott Stadium.
April 21, 2015 | Women's Tennis Cal Poly Battles UC Riverside as Big West Tournament Begins The Cal Poly women’s tennis team looks to build off its first conference victory of the season when it opens Big West Tournament action at 9 a.m. Thursday against UC Riverside at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. The Mustangs enter the tournament as the No. 8 seed, while the Highlanders open as the No. 9 seed.
April 18, 2015 | Softball Colburn, West, Convissar Help Lift Cal Poly to Doubleheader Split Junior designated player Betsy Colburn kept the Cal Poly softball program in the lead with an RBI in the second and fourth innings and junior first baseman Breana West added a two-run double in the sixth to preserve the lead as the Mustangs opened a Saturday afternoon doubleheader versus Hawai'i with an 8-1 triumph. Cal Poly, however, collected just four hits in game No. 2 at Bob Janssen Field and closed the three-game series with a 4-1 loss.
April 19, 2015 | Women's Tennis Cal Poly Grabs First Conference Win, Breezes Past UC Riverside 4-0 The Cal Poly women’s tennis team collected its first Big West Conference victory of the season by outdueling UC Riverside on the road Sunday afternoon. The match was a makeup due to a rainout on Feb. 22, as the Mustangs used four singles triumphs to earn their first road win of the season.
April 18, 2015 | Men's Tennis No. 50 Cal Poly Tripped Up by UC Santa Barbara The storied Blue-Green Rivalry went the way of the Gauchos on Saturday afternoon, as 70th-ranked UC Santa Barbara handed the 50th-ranked Cal Poly men’s tennis team its second consecutive loss by a final count of 6-1. Cal Poly finishes the Big West Conference regular season at 3-2, while UCSB finished off a perfect home campaign (9-0) and also concluded conference play at 3-2 overall.
April 18, 2015 | Women's Tennis Cal Poly Falls on Road to UCSB, 4-0 The Cal Poly women’s tennis team had no answer for the 63rd-ranked UC Santa Barbara Gauchos on Saturday morning, falling 4-0 during Big West Conference play in Santa Barbara. With the loss, the Mustangs fall to 0-7 in conference play, while UCSB improves to 6-2.
April 18, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Evens UC Santa Barbara Series With 4-3 Victory Freshman southpaw Kyle Smith scattered six hits over 8 1/3 innings while Mark Mathias, Peter Van Gansen and Brian Mundell, the top three in the batting order, all produced three hits as Cal Poly defeated UC Santa Barbara 4-3 in a Big West Conference baseball game Saturday at Caesar Uyesaka Stadium.
April 17, 2015 | Track & Field Cal Poly Competes at Bryan Clay Invitational, Mt. SAC Relays Mustang junior Ashley Windsor finished second out of 167 runners in the women's 1,500 meters Friday night, helping to lead the Mustang track and field team at two meets in L.A. County.
April 15, 2015 | Football Cal Poly Adds Three Assistants to Football Coaching Staff Cal Poly head football coach Tim Walsh has announced the addition of former players from Stanford, San Diego and Cal Lutheran to the coaching staff.
April 17, 2015 | Baseball UC Santa Barbara Rallies For 8-7 Big West Victory Over Cal Poly No. 9 UC Santa Barbara rallied for five runs in the eighth inning to turn a 6-3 deficit into an 8-7 victory over Cal Poly in the opener of a three-game Big West Conference baseball series Friday afternoon at Caesar Uyesaka Stadium.
April 16, 2015 | Women's Golf Young Cal Poly Women’s Golf Team Set to Compete in Big West Finals Four freshmen and a junior will compete for Cal Poly in the 2015 Big West Conference Women’s Golf Championship on Sunday through Tuesday at the El Macero Country Club near Davis.
April 15, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Resumes Big West Play This Weekend at No. 9 UCSB Cal Poly (15-18, 4-2 Big West), which moved into a tie for third place in the Big West Conference by sweeping Hawai’i over the weekend and extended its winning streak to five games with a 10-6 win over Fresno State on Tuesday, returns to Big West play Friday with the opener of a three-game series at Blue-Green and Central Coast rival UC Santa Barbara (26-8, 4-2 Big West) in Caesar Uyesaka Stadium.
April 14, 2015 | Men's Tennis No. 50 Cal Poly Closes Big West Play at UC Santa Barbara The 50th-ranked Cal Poly men’s tennis team completes its five-match Big West Conference schedule at 3 p.m. Saturday at No. 70 UC Santa Barbara. For the eighth consecutive week, the Mustangs earned a national raking by the ITA after falling in its only match of the week last Saturday at No. 68 UC Davis.
April 14, 2015 | Baseball Five RBI by Barbier Spark Cal Poly to 10-6 Victory Over Fresno State Sophomore catcher Brett Barbier, two days after knocking in six runs with a single, triple and home run against Hawaii, added four hits and five RBI Tuesday night as Cal Poly turned a pair of four-run deficits into a 10-6 victory over Fresno State in Baggett Stadium.
April 15, 2015 | Women's Tennis Cal Poly Concludes Big West Play at UC Santa Barbara, UC Riverside The Cal Poly women’s tennis team hits the road this week for a pair of conference matches, including a 10:30 a.m. Saturday bout with central coast rival and 63rd-ranked UC Santa Barbara. The Mustangs will also play at 2 p.m. Sunday at UC Riverside, which is a makeup from a match that was rained out in late February.
April 15, 2015 | Women's Soccer Magellan Attending U-20 Brazil National Team Training Camp Stephanie Magellan, who in February signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her soccer career at Cal Poly, is one of 28 players currently attending the U-20 Brazil National Team training camp in Pinheiral.
April 11, 2015 | Women's Basketball Cal Poly Enjoys Helping Out at Annual Special Olympics Tournament Information about Special Olympics programs throughout Southern California can be found on SOSC.org. The county chapter offers training and competition in 11 sports.
April 13, 2015 | Baseball First Baseman Ryan Drobny Named Big West Field Player of the Week Cal Poly junior first baseman Ryan Drobny is the first Mustang in the 2015 baseball season to earn Big West Conference Field Player of the Week honors.
April 13, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly to Host Fresno State for Midweek Game on Tuesday Night Cal Poly (14-18, 4-2 Big West), which moved into a tie for third place in the Big West Conference by sweeping Hawai’i over the weekend, concludes a five-game home stand Tuesday night by hosting Central California rival Fresno State (18-18, 9-6 Mountain West) for a single non-conference game in Baggett Stadium.
April 12, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Completes Sweep of Big West Series Versus Hawaii With 12-5 Win Brett Barbier drives in six runs and Cal Poly erases an early 2-0 deficit with back-to-back four-run rallies in the third and fourth innings en route to a 12-5 victory Sunday and a series sweep before 1,574 in Baggett Stadium.
April 12, 2015 | Softball Mustangs Make First-Inning Lead Stand in 2-1 Win at UC Davis Sophomore righthander Sierra Hyland struck out five UC Davis hitters in a complete-game victory and freshman third baseman Stephanie Heyward’s two-out, two-run triple in the top of the first inning stood as the decisive margin Sunday afternoon as the Cal Poly softball team edged the Aggies at LaRue Field, 2-1.
April 12, 2015 | Men's Golf Martin's Third-Place Finish Lifts Cal Poly to Sixth Place in El Macero Classic Sophomore Mitch Martin’s third-place finish lifted the Cal Poly men’s golf team to sixth place after the final round of the El Macero Classic hosted by UC Davis on Sunday at the El Macero Country Club.
April 10, 2015 | General News Oberhelman Appointed to Chair NCAA Division I Legislative Committee Don Oberhelman, Director of Athletics at Cal Poly, has been appointed by the NCAA to chair the newly formed NCAA Division I Legislative Committee.
April 11, 2015 | Baseball Triple by Mathias Helps Cal Poly Clinch Hawaii Series With 3-2 Victory Mark Mathias tripled to cap a three-run seventh-inning rally as Cal Poly turned a 2-0 deficit into a 3-2 victory over Hawaii in the second game of a three-game Big West Conference baseball series Saturday night before 1,481 in Baggett Stadium.
April 11, 2015 Greisen and Nelson Win Both, Cal Poly Falls Twice During Season Finale The Cal Poly freshman duo of Raeann Greisen and Taylor Nelson won both of their matchups despite the Mustangs falling to Oregon, 3-2 and Stanford, 4-1 during the Stanford Invitational on Saturday afternoon. Cal Poly wrapped up its second season of sand volleyball this weekend with a trio of three-set defeats and a victory by the sophomore pairing of Taylor Gruenewald and Anna Gorman.
April 10, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Rallies to Beat Hawai'i 7-5 in Big West Series Opener Friday Night Brian Mundell smashed a three-run home run to ignite a come-from-behind rally as Cal Poly overcame a 5-0 deficit and beat Hawai’i 7-5 in the opener of a three-game Big West Conference baseball series Friday night before 1,521 in Baggett Stadium.
April 11, 2015 | Men's Tennis No. 49 Cal Poly Suffers First Conference Loss, Falls to No. 68 UC Davis For the first time this season, the 49th-ranked Cal Poly men’s tennis team fell during Big West Conference action, as 68th-ranked UC Davis defeated the Mustangs on Friday, 5-2 at the Marya Welch Tennis Center.
April 10, 2015 | Women's Tennis Cal Poly Outlasted in Marathon Match by No. 72 CSUN The Cal Poly women’s tennis team was defeated by CSUN, 4-3 on Friday afternoon at Mustangs Courts during a Big West Conference match that had been postponed earlier this season due to weather. The Matadors snatched the doubles point early, only to see the Mustangs come back and capture three of the first five singles matchups, setting up the marathon finish.
April 9, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly to Host Hawai’i for Big West Conference Series This Weekend Cal Poly (11-18, 1-2 Big West) continues Big West Conference play this weekend, hosting Hawai’i (12-20, 3-3 Big West) for a three-game series this weekend in Baggett Stadium.
April 8, 2015 | Football Cal Poly Football Opens 2015 Spring Camp With Ninety Players Ninety football players donned shorts and jerseys for the start of Cal Poly’s 2015 Spring Camp on Wednesday. With six transfers, 11 walk-ons and 18 returning redshirts joining 55 players (42 lettermen) from last year’s 7-5 squad, introductions needed to be made.
April 10, 2015 | Swimming & Diving 13 Cal Poly Swimmers Earn MPSF All-Academic Honors Under ninth-year head coach Tom Milich, the program has seen its student-athletes earn conference all-academic status 101 times.
April 9, 2015 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Continues Spring Slate Saturday Evening versus Stanford The Cal Poly men's soccer program continues its five-match spring schedule and wraps a two-match home stand inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium when squaring off against 2014 NCAA Tournament qualifier Stanford on Saturday, April 11. Match time versus the Cardinal is 7 p.m. with free admission for all supporters.
April 9, 2015 | Men's Basketball Callero Thanks Mustang Fans for Support during 2014-15 Season With the men’s basketball season complete with the conclusion of Monday’s national championship game, sixth-year Cal Poly men’s basketball head coach Joe Callero reached out to Mustang fans in thanks for their support during the 2014-15 season.
April 8, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Avenges Loss to Pepperdine A Week Ago With 9-1 Victory Freshman right-hander Jarred Zill earned his first collegiate victory and teamed with three relievers on a four-hitter as Cal Poly defeated Pepperdine 9-1 in a non-conference baseball game Wednesday night in Baggett Stadium.
April 9, 2015 Cal Poly Sand Volleyball Wraps Season at Stanford Invitational After collecting its first victory of the season last Saturday and narrowly falling in two other matchups, the Cal Poly sand volleyball team takes part in the Stanford Invitational starting with a 3 p.m. Friday battle against Washington at Stadium Courts in Stanford.
April 8, 2015 | Men's Tennis No. 49 Cal Poly Travels to UC Davis for Big West Showdown Coming off three consecutive home victories last week to begin Big West Conference play, the 49th-ranked Cal Poly men’s tennis team has perhaps its toughest test of the conference season at 2 p.m. Friday at 68th-ranked UC Davis.
April 7, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly vs. Pepperdine Baseball Game Moved to Wednesday Night Cal Poly (10-18, 1-2 Big West), which opened defense of its 2014 Big West Conference championship by dropping two of three games at Cal State Fullerton over the weekend, will host Pepperdine (17-16, 7-5 West Coast) for a single non-conference game Wednesday night in Baggett Stadium.
April 7, 2015 | Women's Golf Cal Poly Settles for Second Place in Battle at the Rock The Cal Poly women's golf team settled for a second-place finish behind host UC Riverside following the final round of the Battle at the Rock on Tuesday at the Oak Quarry Golf Club.
April 6, 2015 | Football Defense Will Be Focus of Cal Poly’s 2015 Spring Football Camp With nine of the 11 starters on Cal Poly's offense returning next fall, the focus of the 2015 Spring Football Camp, which opens Wednesday, will be on the other side of the ball, where replacements must be found for all-conference linebackers Nick Dzubnar and Cameron Ontko along with two safeties and a pair of linemen.
April 6, 2015 | Women's Golf Cal Poly Second After Two Rounds of Play in Battle at the Rock Cal Poly’s Madison Hirsch and Sophie Bergland are in the top 10 heading into the final round of the Battle at the Rock women’s golf tournament at the Oak Quarry Golf Club.
April 4, 2015 | Softball Big First Inning Carries Cal Poly Softball Team to 9-4 victory Keyed by a two-run homer from sophomore right fielder Courtney Tyler as part of a five-run first inning, the Cal Poly softball program closed its three-game series versus Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara with a 9-4 Saturday afternoon victory inside Bob Janssen Field.
April 4, 2015 | Baseball Cal State Fullerton Clinches Big West Series Against Cal Poly With 13-2 Win Designated hitter David Olmedo-Barrera drove in eight runs with a grand slam, two-run single, sacrifice fly and hit-by-pitch with the bases loaded to lead Cal State Fullerton to a 13-2 victory over Cal Poly in the final game of a three-game Big West Conference series Saturday afternoon at Goodwin Field.
April 4, 2015 | Track & Field Cal Poly Has 9 More Top-3 Performances at UCLA, Stanford, Westmont Eight members of the Cal Poly track and field teams either won or placed second or third in nine more events Saturday, as the Mustangs closed a weekend full of a variety of competition at a trio of meets across the state.
April 5, 2015 Two Cal Poly Pairs Win Third Straight, Mustangs Edged by Hornets Cal Poly’s No. 4 junior pairing of Hannah Schleis and Katie Conroy swept all three of their matchups in Sacramento, including Sunday’s straight-set (21-9, 21-16) decision over the Hornets’ Lauren Kissell and Lauren Aikels. Schleis and Conroy improved their overall dual match record to 5-3 and have won five out their past six matchups this season.
April 4, 2015 | Men's Tennis No. 53 Cal Poly Continues to Roll, Sweeps UC Riverside on Senior Day The 53rd-ranked Cal Poly men’s tennis team continued its late-season surge on Saturday afternoon with a 4-0 win over UC Riverside at Mustang Courts. It was the fifth consecutive win for the Mustangs – who improved to 9-2 at home this season – keeping them undefeated (3-0) in Big West Conference play with a showdown at UC Davis looming next week.
April 4, 2015 Cal Poly Collects First Win Over Boise State, Falls to San Francisco The Cal Poly sand volleyball team split its matches on the opening day of the Sacramento State Tournament on Saturday afternoon, defeating Boise State and falling to San Francisco by identical 3-2 scores. The Mustangs earned their first victory of the season during the opening match of play, led by the freshman duo of Raeann Greisen and Taylor Nelson's victory over Maddy O’Donnell and Hannah Hubbard in straight-sets (22-20, 21-15) at No. 1.
April 3, 2015 | Track & Field Fast Times by Woolf, Morales Lead Several Cal Poly Standouts in Bay Area Mustang juniors Nick Woolf and Luis Morales ran to career-best times in their respective races Friday, highlighting numerous impressive performances from several members of the team at four separate meets being held around the state.
April 3, 2015 | Baseball Unearned Run Enables Cal State Fullerton to Even Big West Series, 2-1 Cal State Fullerton took advantage of two Cal Poly errors in the sixth inning, scoring an unearned run to snap a 1-1 tie, and the Titans held on for the 2-1 victory over Cal Poly in a Big West Conference baseball game Friday night at Goodwin Field.
April 3, 2015 | Softball Tyler Grand Slam Sparks Cal Poly Softball Team in Doubleheader Opener Sophomore right fielder Courtney Tyler's third-inning grand slam stood as the difference as the Cal Poly softball team opened a Friday doubleheader and a three-game series versus Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara by claiming its first Big West Conference victory of 2015 with a 5-3 triumph at Bob Janssen Field. Despite scoring three times in the bottom of the seventh in game No. 2, Cal Poly fell in the nightcap 4-3 and settled for a Friday split.
April 2, 2015 | Baseball Mundell Belts Two Home Runs as Cal Poly Shuts Out Cal State Fullerton 5-0 Brian Mundell belted two solo home runs, Ryan Drobny added a two-run shot off the foul pole and Casey Bloomquist scattered six hits over 7 2/3 scoreless innings as Cal Poly opened defense of its 2014 Big West Conference championship with a 5-0 victory over Cal State Fullerton on Thursday night at Goodwin Field.
April 3, 2015 Cal Poly Sand Volleyball Falls to Pacific in Stockton The Cal Poly sand volleyball team began its four-match, three day venture north with a 5-0 loss to Pacific at Raney Courts on Friday afternoon in Stockton. The Mustang freshman duo of Raeann Greisen and Taylor Nelson forced a third set – the sixth time in their seven matches that they have taken a match to three – but were eventually defeated at No. 1 (21-23, 21-15, 9-15
April 3, 2015 | Women's Tennis Mustang Women’s Tennis Team Drops 4-1 Decision to No. 74 UC Irvine The Cal Poly women's tennis program opened Friday morning's match versus No. 74 UC Irvine by grabbing the doubles point, but the Anteaters responded in singles with four victories as the hosts dropped a 4-1 decision on Mustang Courts.
April 2, 2015 Cal Poly Sand Volleyball to Play Four Matches Over Three Days The Cal Poly sand volleyball team will make one stop in Stockton on Friday before traveling north to take part in the Sacramento State Invitational this weekend. The Mustangs battle the Tigers at 4 p.m. Friday and are scheduled to take on Boise State at 1 p.m. and San Francisco at 4 p.m. on Saturday in Sacramento. Cal Poly will wrap up the tournament against the host-Hornets at 10 a.m. Sunday.
April 2, 2015 | Women's Tennis Cal Poly Outlasted by Cal State Fullerton in Marathon Affair, 4-3 After all but one matchup was settled, all eyes were on the fourth court Thursday afternoon as the Cal Poly women’s tennis team fell to Cal State Fullerton, 4-3 at Mustang Courts during Big West Conference action. The match came down to the third and final set between Cal Poly’s Hannah Stone and CSUF’s Danielle Pham, as the Titan freshman outlasted the Mustang senior at No. 4 (2-6, 6-2, 7-5) to claim the match.
April 1, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Opens Big West Baseball Title Defense at Cal State Fullerton Cal Poly (9-16), which has won or split three of its last four series after a 1-6 start, including series wins over Pacific and No. 19 Oregon State, opens defense of its 2014 Big West Conference championship Thursday night with the first of three games against Cal State Fullerton (14-13) at Goodwin Field.
April 1, 2015 | Men's Soccer Lassiter Caps United States U-23 Tour with Appearance versus Denmark Four days after making his United States Men's National Team U-23 squad debut versus Bosnia-Herzegovina, former Cal Poly men's soccer winger Ari Lassiter earned his second cap on Tuesday evening with a substitute appearance in a 1-0 loss to Denmark inside Lyngby Stadion.
March 31, 2015 | Football Cal Poly Football Players Impress at NFL Pro Day Held on Campus The Mustangs have had five players selected between the third and seventh rounds of the NFL Draft since 2005, as well as five more all coached by Walsh since 2010 who signed undrafted free-agent NFL contracts.
March 31, 2015 | Men's Tennis No. 53 Cal Poly Hosts Mustang Tennis Alumni Weekend The 53rd-ranked Cal Poly men’s tennis team hosts two Big West Conference foes during the program’s annual alumni weekend, which includes a meet and greet and social on Friday and a pre-match tailgate and end-of-the-year banquet on Saturday.
March 30, 2015 | Women's Tennis Cal Poly Hosts Cal State Fullerton on Thursday, UC Irvine on Friday Winners of two out of its past four matches overall, the Cal Poly women’s tennis team continues Big West Conference play entertaining Cal State Fullerton at noon Thursday and No. 70 UC Irvine at 9:30 a.m. Friday.
March 31, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Falls in 10 Innings to Pepperdine, 9-8 Chase Fornaci’s home run down the left field line leading off the 10th inning lifted Pepperdine to a 9-8 victory over Cal Poly in a non-conference baseball game Tuesday afternoon at Eddy D. Field Stadium.
March 31, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Baseball to Visit Pepperdine for Midweek Game Tuesday Defending Big West baseball champion Cal Poly (9-15), which has won eight of 17 games after a 1-6 start, including series wins over Pacific and No. 19 Oregon State, on Tuesday plays its final non-conference game prior to Big West Conference play, visiting Pepperdine (14-15) at Eddy D. Field Stadium.
March 29, 2015 Three Pairs Collect Wins in Santa Cruz Tournament on Sunday The Cal Poly sand volleyball team picked up three pair’s victories on Sunday morning at the Santa Cruz Collegiate Challenge at Main Beach. Sunday’s pair tournament wrapped up the two-day event hosted by Santa Clara and the University of San Francisco.
March 29, 2015 | Baseball Oregon State Salvages One Victory in Final Game of Series Against Cal Poly No. 19 Oregon State scored twice in the fifth inning to overcome a 2-1 deficit and held on to defeat Cal Poly 4-2 in the final game of a three-game non-conference baseball series Sunday afternoon at Goss Stadium.
March 29, 2015 | Softball Mustang Softball Team Falls in Series Finale at CSUN, 7-5 The Cal Poly softball team struck first Sunday afternoon and composed a late rally by scoring twice with two outs in the top of the seventh inning, but a five-run second by CSUN placed the Matadors in front to stay as the Mustangs closed a three-game series with a 7-5 loss.
March 28, 2015 | Track & Field Windsor, Strehlow Career Bests Among Highlights at Cal Poly Invitational Mustangs Combine to Win 17 of the 38 Events While Going 3-0 vs. Visitors on Each Side
March 28, 2015 Schleis and Conroy Win First, Cal Poly Outlasted in Three Saturday Matches Against Cal, Schleis and Conroy battled back after falling in the first set at No. 4 (13-21), then grabbing the second and third sets (22-20, 15-11) over Allison Leong and Ashley Johnson, capturing their first win together this season.
March 28, 2015 | Baseball Zehner, Mundell Each Drive In Three As Cal Poly Clinches Oregon St. Series Junior first baseman Brian Mundell and senior left fielder Zack Zehner both knocked in three runs and senior right-hander Danny Zandona earned his fourth save as Cal Poly clinched its three-game non-conference baseball series at No. 19 Oregon State with a 7-2 victory Saturday afternoon in Goss Stadium.
March 28, 2015 | Men's Soccer Lassiter Starts in U.S. U-23 Team’s Win versus Bosnia-Herzegovina Added to the United States Men's National Team U-23 squad's training camp earlier in the week, former Mustang winger Ari Lassiter started and played 60 minutes Friday in a 5-2 friendly victory versus Bosnia-Herzegovina at Stadion Tusanj.
March 27, 2015 | Baseball Schuknecht Slam, Bloomquist Four-Hitter Lift Cal Poly Over Oregon State Junior right fielder John Schuknecht drove in five runs, four with a seventh-inning grand slam, as Cal Poly upset No. 19 Oregon State 8-1 in the opener of a three-game non-conference baseball series Friday night at Goss Stadium.
March 27, 2015 | Men's Tennis No. 64 Cal Poly Wins Comeback Thriller at No. 72 UNLV, 4-3 The 64th-ranked Cal Poly men’s tennis team produced something on Friday afternoon that has only occurred once this season – a win on 72nd-ranked UNLV’s home court. Cal Poly finished off a thrilling, 4-3 comeback victory over the Rebels after freshman Axel Damiens outlasted Alexandr Cozbinov (6-1, 6-7, 6-4) at No. 5 for the clincher.
March 26, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly to Visit Oregon State for Final Non-Conference Series Defending Big West baseball champion Cal Poly (7-14), which won six of 11 games after a 1-6 start, seeks to snap a three-game losing streak this weekend with a three-game non-conference series at No. 19 Oregon State (19-5) on Coleman Field at Goss Stadium.
March 27, 2015 | Swimming & Diving Deiparine Races for Cal Poly in 100 Breast at NCAA Championships in Iowa His trip to the world's fastest short-course meet marked the fifth time in the past six years the Mustangs have sent a swimmer to the national championships.
March 26, 2015 | Women's Tennis Cal Poly Earns Road Trip Split After 6-1 Victory Over Seattle Mustang sophomore Sayaka Tsugai (pictured) didn’t concede one point during her straight set (6-0, 6-0) ousting of Audrey Scott at No. 6. The win was Tsugai’s first this season as she improved to 1-3 when occupying the sixth spot.
March 25, 2015 | Women's Tennis Cal Poly Swept by No. 67 Portland in Oregon The Cal Poly women’s tennis team was defeated by 67th-ranked Portland on Wednesday afternoon, 7-0 at the Louisiana Pacific Tennis Center in Portland, Oregon. Sophomore Emily Gibbens (pictured) forced a tiebreaker against Portland’s Maja Mladenovic in the opening set at No. 2 singles, but was eventually outlasted (7-6 (5), 6-2).
March 24, 2015 | Men's Golf UC Irvine Defeats Cal Poly to Claim Match Play Championship Top-seeded UC Irvine defeated third-seeded Cal Poly 4 and 1 to claim the 2015 Cal Poly Collegiate Match Play Championship on Tuesday at the Cypress Ridge Golf Course.
March 24, 2015 | Women's Tennis Mustangs Battle Portland and Seattle in Pair of Midweek Matches Cal Poly (3-9) seeks its first win away from San Luis Obispo this week after ousting Idaho, 4-3 on March 17. Portland will host Cal Poly on Wednesday, while Thursday’s affair with Seattle is a scheduled neutral site matchup.
March 24, 2015 | Track & Field Hartinger, Joe-Smith, Sambel Win Again for Cal Poly at Twilight Meet At an early-season tune-up for the 33rd annual Cal Poly/ShareSLO Invitational in San Luis Obispo on Saturday, the Mustang track and field team won five events, as the men and women both beat San Jose State and CSU Bakersfield.
March 11, 2015 | Swimming & Diving Deiparine to Represent Cal Poly at NCAA Swimming Championships in Iowa On either the men's or women's side, it's the fifth time in the past six years the Mustangs have sent a swimmer to the national championships.
March 23, 2015 | Men's Tennis No. 65 Mustangs Grab Indoor Victory Over Boise State, 5-2 Highlighted by three consecutive singles victories from the third through fifth positions, the Cal Poly men’s tennis team defeated Boise State, 5-2 at the Boas Tennis Centeron Monday afternoon in Boise, Idaho. The Mustangs picked up their third win over the last five matches and improved to 10-7 overall.
March 23, 2015 | Baseball Dartmouth Goes 1-8 on California Trip With 7-1 Win Over Cal Poly Right-hander Duncan Robinson allowed just one run over eight innings and Dartmouth broke up a scoreless pitchers’ duel with seven runs in the sixth and seventh frames for a 7-1 victory over Cal Poly in a non-conference baseball game Monday night in Baggett Stadium.
March 23, 2015 | Men's Soccer Lassiter Named to United States Men’s National Team U-23 Training Camp Former Cal Poly men's soccer winger and 2013 Big West Conference All-Freshman team honoree Ari Lassiter was recently one of 18 players called up to the United States Men's National Team U-23 squad's training camp ahead of friendlies against Bosnia-Herzegovina (Friday, March 27) and Denmark (Tuesday, March 31).
March 22, 2015 | Baseball The Larry Lee Radio Show on ESPN 1280 to Return March 30 With the Cal Poly baseball team hosting Dartmouth at 6 p.m. Monday, the Larry Lee Radio Show on ESPN 1280 will take a week-long hiatus and return at 6 p.m. Monday, March 30. As always, the broadcast will air from Charlie’s Place in San Luis Obispo and will feature the Cal Poly baseball head coach.
March 23, 2015 | Women's Soccer Cal Poly Assistant Coach Silva Awarded Nike Developmental Coach of Year Established in 1974, Cal South incorporates about 12,000 teams and 170,000 players across all age divisions extending from San Luis Obispo to San Diego.
March 20, 2015 | Softball Mustang Softball Team Sweeps Friday Doubleheader from Buffalo Sophomore righthander Sierra Hyland tossed a complete-game, two-hitter with five strikeouts and compiled three RBI – including her first home run of 2015 – as the Cal Poly softball program opened a Friday doubleheader versus Buffalo at Bob Janssen Field with an 8-0, six-inning triumph. Cal Poly then completed the sweep in game No. 2 as freshman righthander Lindsey Chalmers and Hyland combined to hold Buffalo to six hits in a 4-2 victory.
March 21, 2015 | Baseball USC Evens Series at Cal Poly At a Game Apiece Following 13-0 Victory A 15-hit offensive attack and a combined four-hit shutout enabled No. 8 Southern California to even its baseball series against Cal Poly at a game apiece with a 13-0 victory Saturday night before 1,471 in Baggett Stadium.
March 20, 2015 | Wrestling Kastl Eliminated from NCAA Finals in Second Round of Wrestlebacks Cal Poly 174-pound senior Dominic Kastl dropped another one-point decision Friday and has been eliminated from the 2015 NCAA Division I National Wrestling Championships at the Scottrade Center.
March 20, 2015 | Women's Basketball Cal Poly Produces Seventh Straight Top 3 Finish in Big West Conference It brought head coach Faith Mimnaugh's conference winning percentage since 2008-09 to .702. Of the 33 Division I head coaches on the West Coast, only Stanford's Tara VanDerveer has accumulated a higher percentage with the same program during that time period.
March 20, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Upsets No. 8 USC 5-4 in Opener of Non-Conference Series Casey Bloomquist earned his first win, Danny Zandona tossed a three-inning save and Mark Mathias snapped a 2-2 tie with a two-run single as Cal Poly upset No. 8 Southern California 5-4 in Friday's series opener.
March 18, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly to Host No. 8 USC for Three-Game Weekend Series Defending Big West baseball champion Cal Poly (6-11), which has split its last 10 games after a 1-6 start, continues an eight-game home stand with a three-game weekend series against 12-time NCAA national champion and No. 8-ranked Southern California (17-4) in Baggett Stadium.
March 19, 2015 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Team Announces 2015 Spring Schedule Highlighted by a Saturday, April 11 home matchup versus defending Pac-12 Conference champion Stanford and a Saturday, April 18 visit to 2014 West Coast Conference runner-up San Francisco, the Cal Poly men's soccer program announced its five-match spring schedule on Thursday morning.
March 19, 2015 | Wrestling Kastl Remains Alive in Wrestlebacks at 2015 NCAA National Championship Cal Poly senior Dominic Kastl split two matches and freshman Nick Fiegener lost a pair at the 2015 NCAA Division I National Wrestling Championship on Thursday in the Scottrade Center.
March 19, 2015 | Women's Tennis Mustangs Host No. 71 Hawai'i as Big West Play Resumes Freshman Molly Reed has also been impressive in singles lately, with two consecutive victories at the third position. Reed remains undefeated at No. 3 singles this season (2-0) and downed Idaho’s Rita Bermudez (7-5, 6-2) in her most recent outing.
March 17, 2015 | Men's Tennis No. 65 Cal Poly Travels to Idaho for Sunday and Monday Clashes Winners in six of their past nine matches, the 65th-ranked Cal Poly men’s tennis team travels to Boise, Idaho for matches at noon Sunday against Arizona and 3 p.m. Monday, March 23 at Boise State at the Appleton Tennis Center. Two of Cal Poly’s last three losses have witnessed a seventh set, including a 4-3 defeat to No. 47 SMU last Saturday.
March 16, 2015 | Wrestling Cal Poly to Send Pair to NCAA National Championship Dominic Kastl makes his second trip to the NCAA Division I National Championship, joined by freshman Nick Fiegener, this week at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, MO.
March 15, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Earns Split of Four-Game Sacramento State Series With 6-4 Win Junior first baseman Brian Mundell, in his first start in three weeks, produced his second career two-homer game while sophomore right-hander Justin Calomeni pitched six scoreless innings as Cal Poly defeated Sacramento State 6-4 on a warm Sunday afternoon at Baggett Stadium.
March 16, 2015 Sand Volleyball Wraps Program’s First Home Series Against No. 10 Arizona The Cal Poly sand volleyball team concluded the program’s initial home stand against the No. 10 Arizona Wildcats during a pairs tournament on Sunday in Pismo Beach. Arizona’s senior duo of Madi Kingdon and Kaitlyn Leary polished off an unbeaten run against Cal Poly this weekend with three consecutive victories to capture the tournament championship.
March 15, 2015 | Softball Cal Poly Edged by No. 16 Minnesota, Host Bulldogs at Fresno State Classic Sophomore righthander Sierra Hyland struck out six in a complete-game, five-hit effort versus No. 16 Minnesota, but the Golden Gophers scratched out the decisive run in the bottom of the eighth inning Sunday afternoon as the Mustangs fell, 1-0. Cal Poly then closed play at the Fresno State Classic with a 4-1 loss to the host Bulldogs at Margie Wright Diamond.
March 14, 2015 | Track & Field Cal Poly Wins Seven Events at Season-Opening Big West Double Dual Mustang sophomore thrower Arnie Sambel led the way with two victories, claiming the shot put at 54 feet, 10.75 inches (bettering his PR by more than 5 feet) and the discus at 167-11 (a similar improvement, by 7-6).
March 14, 2015 Cal Poly Falls to No. 10 Arizona in Program’s Home Debut Hosting the program’s inaugural home event, the Cal Poly sand volleyball team fell to No. 10 Arizona on Saturday afternoon in Pismo Beach, 5-0. The opening segment of the two-day event featured a team dual competition against the Wildcats, who improved to 4-0 overall this season.
March 14, 2015 | Baseball Sacramento State Shuts Out Cal Poly for Second Straight Game, 2-0 Junior southpaw Sam Long pitched a five-hit shutout as Sacramento State defeated Cal Poly 2-0 in the third game of a four-game non-conference baseball series Saturday night in Baggett Stadium.
March 14, 2015 | Women's Tennis Cal Poly Outlasts Idaho, 4-3 on Scorching Afternoon at Mustang Courts Amidst 90-degree temperatures and blazing sunshine, the Cal Poly women’s tennis team defeated Idaho, 4-3 at Mustang Courts on Saturday afternoon. With several familiar faces back in the Mustang lineup, Cal Poly improved to 2-9 overall this season with its first victory since Jan. 25.
March 13, 2015 | Baseball Sacramento State Hands Cal Poly Third Shutout of Season, 2-0 Sacramento State scored a pair of unearned runs in the fourth inning and Brennan Leitao and Chad Perry made them stand up, combining on a three-hit shutout for a 2-0 victory over Cal Poly on Friday night in Baggett Stadium.
March 13, 2015 | Men's Tennis No. 54 Cal Poly Edged by No. 47 SMU, 4-3 Friday afternoon’s match featured everything a nationally ranked clash should possess – three ties and four lead changes – as the 54th-ranked Cal Poly men’s tennis team was outlasted by 47th-ranked SMU at Mustang Courts, 4-3. Cal Poly held two leads during the marathon battle, but SMU clinched the match with a win at No. 6 singles – which ultimately was decided on a tiebreak.
March 13, 2015 | Softball Cal Poly Softball Team Outlasts South Dakota State for 11-8 Win Having equaled South Dakota State's run total in the first, second and third innings on Friday afternoon, the Cal Poly softball team eventually utilized a three-run triple from sophomore second baseman Ashley Tornio in the sixth inning to open the Fresno State Classic with an 11-8 victory at Margie Wright Diamond.
March 10, 2015 Sand Volleyball Hosts Arizona in Program’s Inaugural Home Match In only its second season of action, the Cal Poly sand volleyball team hosts Arizona at 11 a.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday in Pismo Beach. On Saturday, the Mustangs and Wildcats will compete in a team dual competition, while Sunday’s clash features a pair’s tournament.
March 12, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Edged in Big West Tournament Quarterfinals, 54-50 Junior Brian Bennett scored a game-leading 20 points, but the seventh-seeded Cal Poly men’s basketball program – looking to make a fourth successive Big West Conference Tournament semifinal appearance – was edged late by Blue-Green rival and No. 2 UC Santa Barbara on Thursday evening inside the Honda Center, 54-50.
March 12, 2015 | Baseball Bernstein, Zehner Lead Cal Poly to 6-2 Win Over Sacramento State Freshman right-hander Andrew Bernstein scattered seven hits over 6 1/3 innings for his third win and Zack Zehner belted a two-run home run, his third of the season, as Cal Poly opened a four-game non-conference series against Sacramento State with a 6-2 victory Thursday night in Baggett Stadium.
March 11, 2015 | Wrestling Fiegener Joins Kastl at NCAA Division I National Championship Cal Poly freshman 184-pounder Nick Fiegener has earned an at-large selection for the NCAA Division I National Wrestling Championships, slated for a three-day run March 19-21 in St. Louis, MO.
March 11, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly to Host Sacramento State for Four-Game Weekend Series Defending Big West Conference baseball champion Cal Poly (4-9), which claimed its first series win of the season by taking two of three games at Pacific last weekend, opens an eight-game home stand with a four-game series against 2014 San Luis Obispo regional participant Sacramento State (8-6) in Baggett Stadium.
March 11, 2015 | Women's Basketball Cal State Fullerton Hangs On Late To Oust Cal Poly In Quarterfinals, 55-48 Fullerton, the bracket's seventh seed, was coming off a 71-59 victory over the sixth seed, UC Riverside, at Tuesday's first-rounder in the same building.
March 9, 2015 | Women's Basketball Cal Poly to Play at Big West Conference Tournament as No. 3 Seed The Mustangs will open in the quarterfinals at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Titan Gym in Fullerton on ESPN3.
March 10, 2015 | Baseball San Jose State Parlays Four Unearned Runs Into 5-2 Victory Over Cal Poly San Jose State took advantage of a two-out error, scoring four unearned runs in the second inning, and the Spartans made them stand up for a 5-2 victory over Cal Poly in a non-conference baseball game Tuesday night in Municipal Stadium.
March 10, 2015 | Men's Tennis No. 54 Mustangs Host Another Ranked Foe, No. 47 SMU on Friday at 1 p.m. After defeating No. 71 Utah State in comeback fashion last Sunday, the 54th-ranked Cal Poly men’s tennis team wraps up its longest home stand of the season in a 1 p.m. Friday matinee against No. 47 SMU.
March 9, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Travels to San Jose State on Tuesday to Cap Road Trip Defending Big West Conference baseball champion Cal Poly (4-8), which claimed its first series win of the season by taking two of three games at Pacific last weekend, visits San Jose State (5-10) for a non-conference game Tuesday night at Municipal Stadium.
March 10, 2015 | Track & Field Four NCAA West Regional Qualifiers Back to Lead Cal Poly Into Season Coming full circle to culminate 12 regular-season meets, the Big West Conference Championships will also be held in Riverside, on the second and third weekends of May, with May 16's finals televised on Fox Sports Prime Ticket.
March 10, 2015 | Track & Field Deep Mustang Squad Ready to Open 2015 Track and Field Season In all, Cal Poly returns 12 student-athletes who scored in at least one event at the 2014 conference championships.
March 9, 2015 | Women's Basketball Four Mustangs Awarded All-Big West Conference Honors Senior guards Kristen Ale and Ariana Elegado, senior forward Taryn Garza and freshman guard Dynn Leaupepe were announced as All-Big West Conference honorees.
March 9, 2015 | Men's Basketball Bennett Earns All-Big West Conference Second Team Praise After finishing the regular season ranked 80th among NCAA Division I players with a 49.6 percent field goal mark and seventh among Big West players with 6.4 rebounds per game, junior forward Brian Bennett was named to the All-Big West Conference second team on Monday morning.
March 8, 2015 | Softball Mustang Softball Team Tops Bryant to Close ShareSLO Mustang Classic Freshman righthander Lindsey Chalmers struck out four Bryant hitters in six and one-third innings of action as the Cal Poly softball program closed the 2015 ShareSLO Mustang Classic at Bob Janssen Field with a 2-1, come-from-behind victory against the Bulldogs.
March 8, 2015 | Baseball Pacific Rallies to Beat Cal Poly 11-8 for First Victory of 2015 Season Pacific rallied from 5-0 and 8-3 deficits to earn its first victory of the 2015 baseball season Sunday, parlaying eight extra-base hits into an 11-8 win over Cal Poly at Klein Family Field.
March 8, 2015 | Men's Tennis No. 61 Mustangs Complete Comeback in 4-3 Win Over No. 71 Utah State After falling behind twice, the 61st-ranked Cal Poly men’s tennis rallied to beat No. 71 Utah State, 4-3 on Sunday at Mustang Courts. With the match tied at three-apiece – freshman Axel Damiens again provided the heroics – something he has been making a habit of lately. Head coach Nick Carless admitted that different players continue to step up for Cal Poly during its victories.
March 8, 2015 | Women's Tennis Mustang Women’s Tennis Team Wraps Road Trip with Loss at Pacific Closing a two-match Northern California road trip on Sunday afternoon, the Cal Poly women's tennis program fell in a shortened 4-0 decision to Pacific at Hal Nelson Courts.
March 7, 2015 | Women's Basketball Ale, Elegado, Garza Lead Cal Poly to 84-63 Senior Day Win Over UCSB Mustangs to Open Big West Conference Tournament as No. 3 Seed at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Titan Gym in Fullerton on ESPN3
March 7, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Fall at UC Santa Barbara; No. 7 Seed for Big West Tournament Junior forward Brian Bennett scored a team-leading 14 points, but the Cal Poly men's basketball program – after overcoming a 10-point halftime deficit on Saturday afternoon at Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara – closed the 2014-15 regular season with a 64-56 loss to the Gauchos inside The Thunderdome
March 7, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Earns First Series Win of Year, Defeats Pacific 12-4 Alec Smith’s three-run double in the first inning and Peter Van Gansen’s continued torrid hitting led Cal Poly to a 12-4 victory over Pacific in the middle game of a three-game non-conference baseball series Saturday afternoon at Klein Family Field.
March 7, 2015 | Softball Cal Poly Softball Team Walks Off with 1-0 Win versus Sacramento State A Sacramento State fielding error with the bases loaded on a ground ball from Cal Poly softball freshman shortstop Chelsea Convissar contributed to the decisive run Saturday afternoon as the Mustangs prevailed in walk-off fashion for the second successive day by topping the Hornets, 1-0.
March 6, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Explodes Late to Win First Game of Pacific Series, 11-3 Held to two runs and six hits in the first six innings, Cal Poly exploded for nine runs and eight hits in the seventh and eighth frames, turning a 3-2 deficit into an 11-3 victory over Pacific in the opening game of a three-game non-conference baseball series Friday night at Klein Family Field.
March 5, 2015 | General News Windsor, Minter Honored as Big West Conference Scholar-Athletes of Year Cal Poly juniors Ashley Windsor (a distance runner) and Chase Minter (a midfielder in soccer) were announced as the Mustangs' female and male Big West Conference Scholar-Athletes of the Year. As such, both will be honored at a banquet on March 12 at Wyndham Hotel in Anaheim.
March 6, 2015 | Softball Cal Poly Edges San Diego in Seventh to Split Friday Doubleheader Sophomore righthander Sierra Hyland struck out 10 – her fifth double-digit strikeout performance of the year – and senior left fielder Emily Ceccacci's run-scoring single in the bottom of the seventh was the decisive run as the Cal Poly softball program closed a Friday doubleheader at the ShareSLO Mustang Classic by edging San Diego, 1-0. Cal Poly, however, dropped its opener to Southern Utah, 3-2.
March 6, 2015 | Men's Basketball Seeded No. 7, Cal Poly Opens Big West Tournament Title Defense March 12 Seeded seventh for the Big West Conference Tournament regardless of the outcome of Saturday's regular season finale at UC Santa Barbara, the Cal Poly men's basketball program will open defense of last season's tournament championship with an evening quarterfinal matchup on Thursday, March 12.
March 4, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly to Visit Former Big West Rival Pacific for Weekend Series Defending Big West Conference baseball champion Cal Poly (2-7), which a year ago did not suffer its seventh loss of the season until April 27, will visit Pacific (0-11) for a non-conference three-game series this weekend at Klein Family Field in Stockton.
March 2, 2015 | Women's Basketball Cal Poly Hosts Blue-Green Rival UC Santa Barbara on Senior Day The Mustangs, in third place in the Big West Conference standings at 9-6 (a game back of second), will take on the Gauchos in the regular-season finale in Mott Athletics Center at 2 p.m. Saturday.
March 4, 2015 | Softball Cal Poly Softball Opens Home Schedule with March 5-8 Mustang Classic The Cal Poly softball program opens its 17-game home schedule when welcoming Bryant, IUPUI, Sacramento State, San Diego and Southern Utah to the 2015 Mustang Classic, scheduled for March 5-8 at Bob Janssen Field.
March 6, 2015 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer adds Central Defender Bjorn Sandberg to Roster The Cal Poly men's soccer team recently strengthened its back line for the 2015 season with the announcement from first-year head coach Steve Sampson and the Mustang Athletics Department that central defender Bjorn Sandberg has transferred into the program from Oregon State.
March 4, 2015 | Men's Tennis Donovan Earns Big West Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week Honor After sweeping all three of his No. 2 doubles matches alongside fellow sophomore Corey Pang and capturing two of his three No. 1 singles matchups last week, sophomore Ben Donovan was named the Big West Conference Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week on Wednesday.
March 3, 2015 | Men's Tennis No. 61 Cal Poly Outlasts Florida Gulf Coast, Auproux With Clincher After collecting the doubles point and taking a 3-0 advantage, the 61st-ranked Cal Poly men’s tennis team outslugged Florida Gulf Coast on Tuesday afternoon at Mustang Courts, 4-3. The victory was Cal Poly’s second consecutive and its fifth in the last six matches overall.
March 3, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Held to Three Hits, Falls to Santa Clara, 3-0 Cal Poly was held to one single in the first eight innings and was shut out for the second time this season as Santa Clara earned a 3-0 non-conference baseball victory Tuesday night in Baggett Stadium.
March 3, 2015 Sand Volleyball Embarks on Second Season, at Bakersfield Saturday The Cal Poly sand volleyball team begins its second season of action with a doubleheader at noon Saturday versus CSUN and 2 p.m. at Bakersfield. Cal Poly opened its inaugural sand volleyball season last year with a 4-3 victory over Sacramento State.
March 2, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Returns Home to Host Santa Clara on Tuesday Night Defending Big West Conference baseball champion Cal Poly (2-6), a perfect 2-0 in Tuesday games after being swept by Baylor and Grand Canyon, will host Santa Clara (6-5) for a single non-conference game Tuesday night in Baggett Stadium.
March 1, 2015 | Wrestling Kastl Places Second at 174 Pounds, Qualifies for Nationals Cal Poly senior Dominic Kastl finished second at 174 pounds in the Pac-12 Championship held Sunday in Oregon State’s Gill Coliseum.
March 1, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Series at TCU Wiped Out by Snow, Icy Conditions in Ft. Worth For the first time in Cal Poly's 21-year Division I history, an entire baseball series has been wiped out by weather.
March 1, 2015 | Men's Tennis No. 71 Mustangs Down Fresno State 4-0, Clinch Third at Pacific Invitational The 71st-ranked Cal Poly men’s tennis team put the finishing touches on their appearance at the Pacific Mountain Invitational on Sunday afternoon with a 4-0 victory over Fresno State in the third place match at Brookside Country Club.
March 1, 2015 | Softball Cal Poly Softball Team’s Sunday Matchup versus San Diego Cancelled Due to inclement weather and unplayable field conditions at San Diego State and San Diego, the Cal Poly softball team’s Sunday, March 1 matchup versus the host Toreros – scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. – has been cancelled, as has the remainder of the 2015 San Diego Classic schedule. Cal Poly’s game will not be rescheduled.
February 28, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Drops Home Finale to UC Davis, 66-56 Sophomore guard Ridge Shipley scored a team-leading 16 points and senior guard Maliik Love – in his final appearance inside Mott Athletics Center – added 11, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball team closed its 2014-15 home schedule Saturday evening with a 66-56 loss to UC Davis.
February 28, 2015 | Women's Basketball Second-Half Cal Poly Rally Comes Up Just Short in Road Loss at UC Irvine The Mustangs will close out the regular season at home, hosting Senior Day and the Blue-Green Rivalry against UC Santa Barbara -- which has now won two of its past three -- in Mott Athletics Center at 2 p.m. Saturday.
February 28, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly, TCU Hope to Play Single Game Sunday in Icy Fort Worth For the second straight day, the baseball game between Cal Poly and TCU in Fort Worth, Texas, has been postponed due to snow and cold temperatures. The two teams will attempt to play a single game Sunday at 11 a.m. PST.
February 27, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Wrap Home Schedule Saturday Evening Versus UC Davis The Cal Poly men’s basketball program closes its 11-game home schedule when hosting Big West Conference-leading UC Davis on Saturday, Feb. 28 inside Mott Athletics Center. Tip time is 7 p.m.
February 27, 2015 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Maliik Love Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Fifth-year senior guard Maliik Love, second in program history with 122 career appearances entering Saturday's home finale against UC Davis, is the featured Mustang for the 7 p.m. matchup.
February 25, 2015 | Baseball Second Game of Baseball Series at TCU Postponed Due to Snow, Cold For the second straight day, the baseball game between Cal Poly and TCU in Fort Worth, Texas, has been postponed due to snow and cold temperatures. After a three-inch snowfall Friday, freezing rain and morning temperatures in the upper 20s hit the Fort Worth area Saturday. The two teams will attempt to play a doubleheader Sunday.
February 26, 2015 | Women's Basketball Cal Poly Tied for Second in Big West Conference After Key Win at UC Davis The Mustangs ran away with a 50-27 rebounding edge (including a 15-5 margin on the offensive glass).
February 27, 2015 | Men's Tennis No. 71 Cal Poly Beats Grand Canyon, Falls to New Mexico in Stockton During the opening day of the Pacific Mountain Invitational, the 71st-ranked Cal Poly men’s tennis team split two dual matches on Friday afternoon, dispatching Grand Canyon, 4-0 and losing to No. 45 New Mexico, 4-0 at Hal Nelson Courts.
February 25, 2015 | Softball Cal Poly Softball Team Heads to San Diego Classic for Five-Game Set Highlighted by a Friday afternoon matchup versus top-ranked Florida, the Cal Poly softball program continues its six-tournament, pre-Big West Conference slate with a five-game set at the Feb. 27-March 1 San Diego Classic, jointly hosted by San Diego State and San Diego.
February 25, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Baseball Game at UC Irvine to be Televised by Prime Ticket Cal Poly's baseball game at UC Irvine on Saturday, May 9, will be televised live by Prime Ticket at 7 p.m.
February 25, 2015 | Softball Cal Poly’s April 25-26 Series at Cal State Fullerton Set for ESPN3 One month after confirming the program’s first televised home game from Bob Janssen Field, the Mustang softball team added three more games to its 2015 broadcast schedule with the Wednesday afternoon announcement from the Big West Conference that the April 25-26 three-game series at Cal State Fullerton will be broadcasted on ESPN3.
February 24, 2015 | Baseball Bernstein Earns Second Win as Cal Poly Defeats CSU Bakersfield 13-2 Junior Mark Mathias, the reigning Big West Conference Field Player of the Year, collected two hits in his 2015 debut while freshman right-hander Andrew Bernstein earned his second win in as many starts as Cal Poly defeated CSU Bakersfield 13-2 Tuesday night in Baggett Stadium.
February 23, 2015 | Women's Basketball Cal Poly Embarks on Final Road Trip of Season, at UC Davis and UC Irvine Seeding is up for grabs for the Big West Conference Tournament, scheduled for March 10-14 at two locations in Orange County.
February 24, 2015 | Wrestling Cal Poly to Compete in Pac-12 Championship on Sunday at Oregon State A pair of wrestlers with 20 or more victories and a former Pac-12 champion will lead Cal Poly into the 2015 Pac-12 Wrestling Championship on Sunday at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Oregon.
February 23, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Concludes Home Stand by Hosting CSU Bakersfield on Tuesday Defending Big West Conference baseball champion Cal Poly (1-6), swept by Baylor and Grand Canyon in the opening two weekends of the 2015 season, sandwiching a 7-6 triumph at Fresno State, concludes a four-game home stand Tuesday night by hosting CSU Bakersfield (3-4) at Baggett Stadium.
February 25, 2015 | Women's Soccer Cal Poly Spring Schedule to Feature Seven Games Throughout April, May All of the matches except one will be on Sundays and in Alex G. Spanos Stadium, free for all to attend.
February 23, 2015 | Women's Tennis Mustangs Host CSUN on Saturday as Big West Play Resumes After last Sunday’s match at UC Riverside was postponed due to rain, the Cal Poly women’s tennis team returns to home to entertain CSUN at 11 a.m. on Saturday.
February 25, 2015 | Swimming & Diving Five Cal Poly Swimmers Qualified for Upcoming NCAA Championships The entire list of invitees, including the at-large selections, will be announced on NCAA.com at 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 4 among women, and a week later for men.
February 22, 2015 | Softball Mustangs Fall Twice to Close Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic Sophomore righthander Sierra Hyland struck out eight Utah hitters during the Cal Poly softball program's opening game Sunday at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic, but the Utes tied the matchup late before producing two runs in the ninth to send the Mustangs to a 3-1 defeat. Cal Poly also fell in game No. 2 to UNLV, 3-0, after the Runnin' Rebels scored all of their runs in the first two innings.
February 21, 2015 | Women's Basketball Elegado Leads Cal Poly to 70-68 Big West Home Win Over UC Riverside The Mustangs (8-5) raced out to a 24-7 lead over the first 13 minutes.
February 22, 2015 | Women's Tennis Sunday, Feb. 22 Match at UC Riverside Postponed Due to Weather Due to impending inclement weather in Riverside County, the Cal Poly women’s tennis program’s Sunday, Feb. 22 match at UC Riverside has been cancelled.
February 22, 2015 | Baseball Grand Canyon Completes Sweep of Series at Cal Poly With 9-3 Victory Grand Canyon scored four unearned runs in the third inning to break up a scoreless pitchers’ duel and went on to complete a three-game baseball series sweep against Cal Poly with a 9-3 victory Sunday afternoon in Baggett Stadium.
February 21, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Falls Short in Second Half at UC Riverside Sophomore guard Ridge Shipley scored a game-high 15 points Saturday evening, but the Cal Poly men's basketball program was held without a field goal for the final 11 minutes and dropped a 48-44 decision to UC Riverside inside SRC Arena.
February 21, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Loses Game, 4-2, and Series to Grand Canyon A dropped fly ball on a sacrifice fly by Chad De La Guerra allowed the go-ahead run to score as Grand Canyon snapped a 2-2 tie in the sixth inning and held on to beat Cal Poly 4-2 in the second game of a non-conference baseball series Saturday night before 1,579 in Baggett Stadium.
February 22, 2015 | Baseball First Pitch for Baseball Game on Sunday Moved to 12 Noon First pitch for the baseball series finale between Grand Canyon and Cal Poly at Baggett Stadium has been moved to 12 noon.
February 21, 2015 | Softball Mustang Softball Team Powers Past LIU Brooklyn, 7-2 Sophomore righthander Sierra Hyland struck out nine LIU Brooklyn hitters and sophomore second baseman Ashley Tornio's three-run homer – her first collegiate home run – provided the winning margin as the Cal Poly softball team topped LIU Brooklyn at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic on Saturday evening, 7-2.
February 21, 2015 | Swimming & Diving Cal Poly Swims to Trio of 3rd-Place Finishes to Close MPSF Championships Sage Speak, Austin Cunniff and Paolo Stanchi each posted third-place finishes for the Cal Poly swimming program Saturday night, closing the four-day conference meet.
February 21, 2015 | Women's Tennis Cal Poly Women’s Tennis Team Falls at No. 40 Long Beach State, 6-1 Zoe Oedekerk prevailed in singles action Saturday afternoon, but the freshman produced the Cal Poly women’s tennis team’s lone victory at No. 40 Long Beach State as the Mustangs fell to the 49ers at Rhodes Tennis Center, 6-1.
February 20, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Falls in Home Opener to Unbeaten Grand Canyon, 10-4 Grand Canyon overcame 2-0 and 3-1 deficits with a four-run fifth-inning rally and pulled away for a 10-4 baseball victory over Cal Poly in the home opener for the Mustangs on Friday night before 2,108 in Baggett Stadium.
February 20, 2015 | Swimming & Diving Deiparine Breaks Conference Record with Top 25 National Time for Cal Poly Coming into the day, the sub-53 time would've stacked up as the 14th-fastest in the country for all of 2014-15, but the SEC Championships, happening at the same time, accounted for an adjustment in the leaderboard, to No. 20.
February 18, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Opens Home Schedule This Weekend, Hosting 4-0 Grand Canyon Defending Big West Conference baseball champion Cal Poly (1-3), swept by Baylor in the opening series of the 2015 season at Waco, Texas, followed by a 7-6 triumph at Fresno State on Tuesday night, opens the home portion of its 2015 schedule this weekend with a three-game non-conference series against Grand Canyon (4-0) at Baggett Stadium.
February 20, 2015 | Softball Cal Poly Splits Opening Day at Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic Sophomore righthander Sierra Hyland tossed a complete-game three-hitter with 12 strikeouts and sophomore left fielder Courtney Tyler produced three RBI on Friday afternoon as the Cal Poly softball team opened play at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic with a 4-0 triumph versus Indiana. Cal Poly, however, fell in game No. 2 of Friday's doubleheader to Oregon State, 6-5.
February 19, 2015 | Swimming & Diving Davies Breaks Cal Poly Sprint Freestyle Record at MPSF Championships Last fall, Davies actually had an anchor relay split of 19.55, but now he officially owns both school sprint records (coming on the heels of his 44.70 for the 100 earlier this season).
February 19, 2015 | Women's Basketball Cal State Fullerton Earns Season Split with Third-Place Cal Poly, 74-60 The Mustangs will continue their home stand against UC Riverside (also 7-5) at 4 p.m. Saturday. As part of the Play 4 Kay initiative, fans who wear pink to the game get in for free.
February 18, 2015 | Swimming & Diving Cal Poly Breaks School Relay Record on Opening Night of MPSF Finals Competition at the championships will continue through Saturday.
February 18, 2015 | Softball Cal Poly Softball Team Visits Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic for Five Games The Cal Poly softball program heads to Cathedral City, Calif., for stop No. 3 of its six-tournament, pre-Big West Conference slate when contesting five games at the Feb. 19-22 Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic. Cal Poly (5-5) opens play at Big League Dreams Sports Park on Friday, Feb. 20 when squaring off against Indiana (2-8) at 3 p.m. and Oregon State (8-3) at 8 p.m.
February 18, 2015 | Men's Tennis Auproux Earns Big West Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week Honor After winning both of his singles matches during each of Cal Poly’s come-from-behind victories in non-conference action last weekend, sophomore Garrett Auproux was named the Big West Conference Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week on Wednesday.
February 17, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Holds On for First Win of Season; Beats Bulldogs 7-6 Cal Poly erupted for four runs in the seventh inning to break open a 1-0 contest and went on to beat previously unbeaten Fresno State 7-6 in a non-conference baseball game Tuesday night at Pete Beiden Field.
February 17, 2015 | Women's Tennis Cal Poly at No. 40 Long Beach State on Saturday, UC Riverside on Sunday The Cal Poly women’s tennis team embarks on their Big West Conference journey at 11 a.m. Saturday at No. 40 Long Beach State. Completing the two-day trip, the Mustangs will also visit UC Riverside at 11 a.m. on Sunday.
February 16, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Seeks First Victory With Midweek Game at Fresno State Defending Big West Conference baseball champion Cal Poly (0-3), swept by Baylor in the opening series of the 2015 season at Waco, Texas, tries to get back on the winning track Tuesday night with a single non-conference game against Central California rival Fresno State (3-0) at Beiden Field.
February 16, 2015 | Wrestling Cal Poly Wrestlers Fall to Arizona State in Final Dual Meet of Season A fall by Dominic Kastl and a decision by Travis Berridge were all Cal Poly could muster in a 30-9 loss to Arizona State in a Pac-12 dual meet broadcast by the Pac-12 Networks on Monday afternoon at Wells Fargo Arena.
February 16, 2015 | Swimming & Diving Cal Poly Swimming & Diving Competes at MPSF Championships This Week The Mustangs feature a duo of seniors who've already clocked B standards to provisionally qualify (both in school-record fashion) for the upcoming NCAA Championships in Iowa City from March 26-28.
February 15, 2015 | Softball Mustangs Edge Cardinal 4-3 to Close Stanford Nike Invitational Sophomore righthander Sierra Hyland struck out six Stanford hitters and the Cal Poly softball program did all of its damage with a four-run fifth inning Sunday afternoon as the Mustangs closed the Stanford Nike Invitational with a 4-3 victory against the Cardinal.
February 15, 2015 | Baseball Baylor Completes Series Sweep Against Cal Poly with 6-0 Shutout Three Baylor pitchers combined on a seven-hit shutout as the Bears completed a season-opening three-game baseball series sweep against Cal Poly with a 6-0 victory Sunday afternoon at Baylor Ballpark.
February 15, 2015 | Wrestling Cal Poly Rolls to 33-3 Dual Meet Victory Over Grand Canyon Yoshito Funakoshi won by fall while Colt Shorts, Nick Fiegener and J.T. Goodwin recorded major decisions as Cal Poly earned its third dual wrestling meet victory of the 2014-15 season Sunday night, defeating Grand Canyon 33-3.
February 15, 2015 | Men's Tennis Cal Poly Overcomes Two Deficits, Outlasts San Francisco, 4-3 Cal Poly freshman Axel Damiens completed a comeback against USF’s Johan Samuelsson, 7-5, 2-6, 6-3 at No. 6, providing the final piece to the come-from-behind victory.
February 14, 2015 | Women's Basketball Ariana Elegado Game-Winner for Cal Poly at Long Beach St. - Feb. 14, 2015 The Mustangs won the Big West Conference road game 58-57 in overtime inside Walter Pyramid. Audio commentary by Dave Grant.
February 14, 2015 | Men's Basketball Four in Double Figures as Cal Poly Topples Long Beach State, 71-59 Junior forward Joel Awich hit a career-high four three-pointers to finish with a collegiate-best 19 points and junior guard Reese Morgan added a season-high 18 points as the Cal Poly men's basketball program trumped Long Beach State Saturday evening inside Mott Athletics Center, 71-58.
February 14, 2015 | Women's Basketball Cal Poly Wins Another Dramatic Overtime Classic at Long Beach State Ariana Elegado penetrated in from the top of the arc, getting off her shot with four seconds to go before it dropped. After the ensuing Long Beach State inbound, the Mustangs stopped the ball at halfcourt, preventing a good look and giving themselves reason to celebrate in front of the crowd of 924.
February 14, 2015 | Track & Field Bryan, Nielsen Again Post Top-3 Finishes for Mustangs Indoors in Seattle For the second Washington-hosted meet in a row, juniors Danielle Bryan and Kendal Nielsen leaped to top-three finishes while representing Cal Poly inside Dempsey Arena.
February 15, 2015 | Women's Tennis Cal Poly Sweeps Doubles, Falls to Loyola Marymount, 5-2 The Mustangs grabbed control from the start in doubles, as senior Hannah Stone and sophomore Emily Gibbens – teamed together for the first time this season – dispatched Loyola Marymount’s Jessica Perez and Ellie Grossman 8-4.
February 14, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Falls to Baylor Once Again by 8-6 Score For the second straight game, Cal Poly outhit Baylor. And, for the second day in a row, the Mustangs lost to the Bears. By the same score.
February 14, 2015 | Softball Cal Poly Edged by No. 3 Alabama, Pacific at Stanford Nike Invitational Sophomore righthander Sierra Hyland kept No. 3 Alabama to two hits and scoreless for seven and two-thirds innings Saturday morning, but the Crimson Tide pushed across the decisive run with two outs in the bottom of the eighth as the Mustangs fell in their Saturday doubleheader opener at the Stanford Nike Invitational, 1-0.
February 13, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Wrap Home Stand Saturday Night versus Long Beach State The Cal Poly men’s basketball program closes a season-long, three-game home stand when squaring off against Long Beach State on Saturday, Feb. 14. Tip time is 7 p.m.
February 13, 2015 | Men's Tennis Cal Poly Captures Home Win Over No. 58 New Mexico, 4-3 Cal Poly improved to 3-0 at home this season and knocked off an ITA top-60 opponent in comeback fashion.
February 13, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Falls to Baylor 8-6 in Season Opener at Baylor Ballpark John Schuknecht’s 4-for-5 night at the plate sparked a 12-hit Cal Poly offensive attack, but the Mustangs committed three errors, threw four wild pitches and left 10 runners stranded on the basepaths in an 8-6 season-opening baseball loss to Baylor on Friday at Baylor Ballpark.
February 10, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly to Open 2015 Campaign With Three-Game Series at Baylor Cal Poly opens its 2015 baseball campaign this weekend with a three-game non-conference series against the Baylor Bears inside Baylor Ballpark at Ferrell Field in Waco, Texas.
February 13, 2015 | Softball Cal Poly Softball Team Splits Friday Slate at Stanford Nike Invitational Freshman righthander Lindsey Chalmers chalked up her first collegiate victory Friday morning and sophomore Sierra Hyland closed the Cal Poly softball team's shutout of Pacific with two innings of work as the Mustangs opened the Stanford Nike Invitational by dispatching the Tigers, 6-0. Cal Poly, however, conceded nine early runs to Stanford in game No. 2 of Friday's doubleheader and dropped a 10-2, five-inning decision to the Cardinal.
February 12, 2015 | Women's Basketball CSUN Avenges Earlier-Season Loss Against Cal Poly at Home, 70-58 The Mustangs will stay on the road through Saturday, when they'll visit Long Beach State (7-3, 20-4) for a 4 p.m. tip-off.
February 13, 2015 | Track & Field Joe-Smith Leads Cal Poly on First Day of Husky Classic Twelve more Mustangs are scheduled to compete when the majority of events are held Saturday, resuming at 9:05 a.m. and going through 6 p.m.
February 12, 2015 | Women's Tennis Mustangs Host Loyola Marymount Saturday, San Jose State Sunday After weather forced a postponement of last Sunday’s match at Santa Clara, the Cal Poly women’s tennis program is back in action this weekend following a 10-day hiatus.
February 11, 2015 Cal Poly Sand Volleyball’s 2015 Schedule Features First Home Event Highlighted by a two-day series against Arizona in nearby Pismo Beach on March 14-15, the Cal Poly sand volleyball team looks to build off their inaugural Division I season with its 2015 schedule.
February 11, 2015 | Men's Tennis Cal Poly Hosts No. 58 New Mexico on Friday, San Francisco on Sunday The Cal Poly men’s tennis team has returned home for the first matches at Mustang Courts since Jan. 18 this weekend, welcoming nationally ranked New Mexico at 1 p.m. Friday and San Francisco at 10 a.m. Sunday.
February 9, 2015 | Women's Basketball Cal Poly to Take on CSUN on ESPN3, Then Face Long Beach State The Mustangs, one of four schools tied for second in the Big West standings at 6-3 (all just a game back of first place), will continue conference play this week on the road, visiting CSUN at 7 p.m. Thursday before heading to Long Beach State for a 4 p.m. tip-off Saturday.
February 9, 2015 | Softball Hyland Starts 2015 with Big West Pitcher of the Week Honor After tossing two one-hit shutouts and winning all three of the Cal Poly softball team's games during the opening week of action, sophomore righthander Sierra Hyland was named Big West Conference Pitcher of the Week on Monday.
February 8, 2015 | Men's Tennis Sacramento State Wins Indoor Home Match Against Cal Poly, 4-1 Cal Poly will return home to take on the ITA's 58th-ranked squad, New Mexico, at 1 p.m. Friday, and then San Francisco at 10 a.m. Sunday. Both will bring in top-50 players, as Lobo senior Samir Iftikhar, a former Davis Cup representative for Pakistan, is ranked No. 41 in singles, while the Dons' Bernardo Saraiva and Nils Skajaa are No. 48 in the country in doubles.
February 7, 2015 | Wrestling Cal Poly Wrestlers Fall to Unbeaten Oregon State, 26-10 Decisions by Travis Berridge and Dominic Kastl closed the gap to 15-10, but Oregon State won the final three matches for a 26-10 victory over Cal Poly in a Pac-12 dual wrestling meet Saturday night in Gill Coliseum.
February 5, 2015 | Wrestling Cal Poly Rallies From 15-6 Deficit to Beat Boise State, 22-15 The Cal Poly wrestling team won the final four bouts to rally from a 15-6 deficit and beat Boise State 22-15 in a Pac-12 dual meet Thursday night.
February 9, 2015 | Women's Soccer Mustang Women's Soccer Celebrates 2014 Season at Annual Banquet Players and their families enjoyed reflecting on another winning season, as well as the careers of four seniors, on Saturday night at Avila Beach Resort.
February 8, 2015 | Men's Basketball After the Madness: A Season with Cal Poly Men's Basketball Debuts After the Madness: A Season with the Cal Poly Men's Basketball Team debuted with episode 1 on Feb. 5, 2015. The Mustang News production chronicles the Cal Poly men’s basketball program’s 2014-15 season (camera by Jacob Lauing and Trent Merfeld, editing by Jacob Lauing and Trent Merfeld).
February 5, 2015 | Women's Soccer Cal Poly Women's Soccer Signs Seven Players to National Letters of Intent They'll join a team returning seven All-Big West honorees from a year ago, including a senior class looking to add to its 18-5-2 record through conference play over the past three years.
February 4, 2015 | Football Nineteen Sign to Further Their Football Careers at Cal Poly Cal Poly has signed a total of 13 high school football players, three community college transfers and a trio of transfers from four-year schools to either the National Letter of Intent or Grant-in-Aid offer.
February 3, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Back in Mott Athletics Center to Host Hawai’i Thursday With eight games remaining during the regular season, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program begins the second half of Big West Conference play when hosting Hawai’i on Thursday, Feb. 5. Tip time inside Mott Athletics Center is 7 p.m.
February 4, 2015 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Reese Morgan Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Junior guard Reese Morgan is the featured Mustang for the team's Thursday, Feb. 5 matchup versus Hawai'i.
February 4, 2015 | Softball Mustangs Open 2015 Season at Arizona State’s Kajikawa Classic Back in action following the program's best season in five years, the Cal Poly softball team opens its 2015 54-game regular season schedule at the Feb. 6-8 Arizona State-hosted Kajikawa Classic.
February 5, 2015 | Baseball Baseball Alumni Game on Saturday Canceled Due to Weather Forecast Cal Poly’s 2015 alumni baseball game, scheduled for Saturday at 1 o’clock, has been canceled due to wet weather forecasts for the weekend at Baggett Stadium.
February 4, 2015 | Women's Tennis Stone Tops Ranked Foe, but Cal Poly Falls to No. 44 Saint Mary’s Senior Hannah Stone outlasted the nation’s 123rd-ranked singles player, but the victory counted as the Cal Poly women’s tennis team’s lone decision on Wednesday afternoon as the Mustangs fell to No. 44 Saint Mary’s, 6-1.
February 4, 2015 | Baseball Mustangs Mathias, Bloomquist Earn More Preseason All-America Honors Two more organizations have bestowed preseason All-America honors on Cal Poly second baseman Mark Mathias, raising the total to five.
February 3, 2015 | Women's Basketball Cal Poly Travels to Hawai'i With First Place in Big West Standings on Line Cal Poly has seen at least nine players score in half of its 20 games so far. That figure has included no fewer than 10 different scorers in each of the past three games, as well as a season-high 11 against UC Irvine on Jan. 31.
February 3, 2015 | Football NLI Signing Day Ceremony Set for Wednesday at Mother's Tavern Cal Poly will hold a National Letter of Intent Signing Day Ceremony announcing its 2015 class of recruits on Wednesday at Mother’s Tavern, 725 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo.
February 2, 2015 | Baseball Mathias Lands on Baseball America’s Preseason All-America Second Team Cal Poly junior second baseman Mark Mathias has earned his third preseason All-America honor, selected to the second team by Baseball America.
February 2, 2015 | Women's Tennis Mustangs Host No. 44 Saint Mary’s Wednesday, Visit Santa Clara Sunday The Cal Poly women's tennis program faces the first of its four ranked opponents on Wednesday, Feb. 4 when welcoming No. 44 Saint Mary's to Mustang Courts for a 1 p.m. match. Cal Poly then finishes the week with a 2 p.m. contest at Santa Clara on Sunday, Feb. 8.
January 31, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Team Falls Short in Overtime at UC Davis Junior forward Brian Bennett scored a career-high 27 points and senior guard Maliik Love added a season-best 15, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program saw a three-point attempt hit the back of the rim as time expired in overtime Saturday evening as the Mustangs fell to Big West Conference co-leader UC Davis inside The Pavilion, 81-78.
January 31, 2015 | Track & Field Bryan, Nielsen Are Top Collegiate Jumpers at UW Indoor Invitational Cal Poly juniors Danielle Bryan and Kendal Nielsen posted the top marks by collegians in their respective events on Saturday, leading the Mustang women's team on the second day of the UW Indoor Track and Field Invitational in Dempsey Arena.
January 31, 2015 | Women's Basketball Cal Poly Stays in First Place With 74-58 Big West Home Win Over UC Irvine The Mustangs (6-2, 11-9) nearly led wire-to-wire, as 16 players played in all, and the bench outscored the Anteaters by a 22-10 margin.
January 31, 2015 | Swimming & Diving Cal Poly Wins Blue-Green Rivalry Meet Over UCSB, 152-135 Mustang freshman Bonnie Diamond's swim at the regular-season finale moved to No. 3 in school history, behind only former six-time conference champion Lacey Buck (in 2011) and All-American distance specialist Tania Ziegert (1990).
January 30, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Squares Off at UC Davis Saturday Night in ESPNU Matchup The Cal Poly men's basketball team closes a two-game road trip – the program's 11th road matchup in the previous 14 outings – when visiting Big West Conference co-leader UC Davis in a nationally-televised ESPNU matchup on Saturday, Jan. 31. Tip time inside The Pavilion is 7 p.m.
January 31, 2015 | Women's Tennis Cal Poly Women’s Tennis Team Drops 5-2 Decision at Fresno State Freshman Molly Reed was a two-time winner on Saturday afternoon but, after dropping the doubles point, the Cal Poly women's tennis team fell in four of six singles matches in a 5-2 loss versus Fresno State on Bulldog Courts.
January 30, 2015 | Track & Field Davis, Joe-Smith Compete for Cal Poly on Day 1 of UW Invitational To begin the pentathlon, Davis won her heat in 9.19 seconds, 0.63 faster than her top time from a year ago.
January 29, 2015 | Women's Basketball Seniors Lead Cal Poly to 72-64 Win Over UC Davis, 5-2 Big West Start In all, they also helped seven other players score, as the balanced effort lifted the squad to its sixth win in eight games.
January 27, 2015 | Swimming & Diving Cal Poly Hosts Blue-Green Rival UCSB for Senior Day Meet on Saturday It'll be the last home meet, as well as the final prep for the upcoming conference championships, for Jimmy Deiparine, Paolo Stanchi, Carter Price, Carl Pedersen, Padon Sivesind and Olivia Salvatore-King.
January 29, 2015 | Baseball Cal Poly Picked by Coaches to Finish Second in Big West Cal Poly, picked to finish second in 2014, its highest preseason ranking by Big West Conference baseball coaches, has again been selected to finish second in 2015.
January 26, 2015 | Women's Basketball Cal Poly Home to Face UC Davis on Thursday, Then UC Irvine on Saturday The Cal Poly women's basketball team is back home to continue Big West Conference play this week, facing UC Davis at 7 p.m. Thursday before taking on UC Irvine at 4 p.m. Saturday.
January 27, 2015 | Softball Cal Poly Softball Team Selected Third in Big West Preseason Coaches Poll A season after finishing one game shy of capturing the Big West title and an automatic NCAA Tournament bid, the Cal Poly softball program was selected for a third-place finish this year following the Tuesday release of the 2015 Preseason Coaches Poll.
January 26, 2015 | Track & Field Cal Poly to Open Indoor Track and Field Season at UW Invitational Among the 14 Mustangs entered in various events, three are looking to build upon 2014 outdoor seasons that culminated in NCAA West Regional appearances.
January 27, 2015 | Women's Basketball Schlemer Named Eurobasket.com Player of the Week for Germany The website also announces similar honors based in Greece, Russia and Spain, among other countries.
January 25, 2015 | Women's Tennis Cal Poly Women’s Tennis Picks Up First Win by Sweeping UC Santa Cruz The Cal Poly women’s tennis program dropped just five games in singles play on Sunday afternoon as the Mustangs swept UC Santa Cruz 7-0 on Mustang Courts to earn their first dual match victory of the spring season.
January 24, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Evens Big West Record With 68-49 Win Over UC Riverside Junior forward Joel Awich produced his first career double-double — 11 points and a career-high 11 rebounds — as Cal Poly defeated UC Riverside 68-49 in a Big West Conference men’s basketball game Saturday night before 2,897 in the Mott Athletics Center.
January 23, 2015 | Women's Basketball Elegado Selected as One of 30 Senior CLASS Award Candidates Nationally A back-to-back All-Big West Tournament honoree the past two seasons, she owns four school records.
January 24, 2015 | Women's Tennis Mustang Women’s Tennis Team Falls in Spring Dual Opener at USF Junior Danè Joubert and freshman Molly Reed prevailed in doubles, but their 6-4 triumph marked the Cal Poly women’s tennis team’s only victory on Saturday afternoon as the Mustangs opened their 20-match spring dual schedule with a 4-0 loss to San Francisco at the Olympic Club.
January 23, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Wrap Two-Game Home Stand Saturday versus UC Riverside he Cal Poly men’s basketball program closes a two-game home stand when squaring off against UC Riverside inside Mott Athletics Center on Saturday, Jan. 24. Tip time is 7 p.m.
January 23, 2015 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Joel Awich Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Junior forward Joe Awich is the featured Mustang for the team's Saturday, Jan. 24 matchup versus UC Riverside.
January 22, 2015 | Women's Basketball Ale Scores 20 to Lead Cal Poly to 57-48 Win at Cal State Fullerton It was the second time in a four-game span the Mustangs held the opponent to fewer than 50 points; they're now 4-0 when keeping the other team under 60.
January 21, 2015 | Baseball 2015 Cal Poly Baseball Team Has a Tough Act to Follow Practice for the 2015 Cal Poly baseball team opens Friday afternoon, nearly eight months after capturing the program's first Big West championship and hosting the San Luis Obispo Regional for the first time.
January 21, 2015 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: David Nwaba Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Junior wing David Nwaba, Cal Poly's leading scorer with 13.3 points per game, is one of the featured Mustangs for the team's Thursday, Jan. 22 matchup versus Cal State Fullerton.
January 20, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Back in Mott Athletics Center for Two-Game Home Stand Following a 46-day stretch with just one home contest inside Mott Athletics Center, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program opens its second home stand of the season when welcoming Cal State Fullerton on Thursday, Jan. 22 and UC Riverside on Saturday, Jan. 24. Tip time is 7 p.m. both evenings.
January 21, 2015 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Brian Bennett Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Junior forward Brian Bennett is one of the featured Mustangs for Cal Poly's Thursday, Jan. 22 game versus Cal State Fullerton.
January 18, 2015 | Men's Tennis Cal Poly Off to 2-0 Start After 6-1 Home Victory Over Saint Mary's "I can't say enough about our freshmen dealing with pressure situations," Cal Poly head coach Nick Carless said. "They're showing poise and promise on getting better each and every day."
January 18, 2015 | Women's Tennis Joubert, Stone, Oedekerk Lead Cal Poly Sunday at California Winter Invite Junior Danè Joubert prevailed in singles and senior Hannah Stone and freshman Zoe Oedekerk triumphed in doubles as the Cal Poly women's tennis team completed action at the spring season-opening California Winter Invitational on Sunday at Hellman Tennis Courts and Channing Tennis Courts.
January 17, 2015 | Women's Basketball Crowd of 2,047 Watches Cal Poly Earn 63-54 Big West Win Over CSUN The Mustangs moved to 3-1 in conference play with a stingy defensive effort, creating a 28-17 advantage in points off of turnovers.
January 17, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Falls Down the Stretch at CSUN, 55-48 Junior Joel Awich scored a career-high 15 points and fellow forward Brian Bennett grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program was unable to recover a lost second-half lead as the Mustangs fell to CSUN inside the Matadome on Saturday evening, 55-48.
January 18, 2015 | Wrestling Cal Poly Falls to Stanford 22-13 in Pac-12 Dual Wrestling Meet A fall by Colton Schilling in less than a minute and a major decision by J.T. Goodwin were not enough as Cal Poly dropped a 22-13 decision to Stanford in a Pac-12 dual wrestling meet Sunday afternoon in Maples Pavilion.
January 17, 2015 | Swimming & Diving Diamond's 1,000 Free Time Highlights Across-the-Board Cal Poly Sweep The full squad will be back in the water for the regular-season finale (also Senior Day) versus the Gauchos at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 31.
January 17, 2015 | Women's Tennis Oedekerk Shines for Cal Poly on Day No. 2 of California Winter Invitational Freshman Zoe Oedekerk finished as the Cal Poly women's tennis team's lone winner on Saturday as the Mustangs completed second-day action at the 2015 California Winter Invitational on Hellman Tennis Courts and Channing Tennis Courts.
January 16, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Closes Two-Game Road Trip Saturday Night at CSUN Finalizing a stretch with just one home game during a 46-day span, the Cal Poly men's basketball program completes a two-game road trip when visiting CSUN on Saturday, Jan. 17. Tip time inside the Matadome is set for 7 p.m.
January 16, 2015 | Wrestling Air Force Rallies in Final Three Bouts to Edge Cal Poly 20-19 Air Force won the final three bouts, including a major decision by nationally ranked 125-pounder Josh Martinez. to edge Cal Poly 20-19 in a non-conference dual wrestling meet Friday night in the Mott Athletics Center.
January 16, 2015 | Football Ex-Cal Poly Football Player Dale Barthel Dies From Lou Gehrig’s Disease Former Cal Poly defensive back Dale Barthel passed away Friday, Jan. 8, in Laguna Hills, Calif., after a long battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as "Lou Gehrig's Disease.”
January 16, 2015 | Women's Tennis Mustangs Enjoy Mixed Results in Shortened Friday at Cal Winter Invite Highlighted by a doubles victory from senior Hannah Stone and freshman Zoe Oedekerk, the Cal Poly women's tennis program opened its 2015 spring schedule on Friday at the California Winter Invitational.
January 16, 2015 | Men's Tennis Auproux, Beasley Lead Mustangs to Season-Opening Win Over Fresno St. Cal Poly's home stand will continue against Saint Mary's starting at 11 a.m. Sunday.
January 15, 2015 | Women's Basketball Cal Poly Rally Comes Up Just Short Against First-Place Long Beach State Cal Poly will stay home to take on defending conference champion CSUN (12-5, 2-1) at 4 p.m. Saturday for #BreakTheRecord Night. The Mustangs will try to shatter the program's single-game attendance record of 2,552. Eighth-graders and younger will get in for free to the game, and carnival games outside will also be provided for free at 3 p.m.
January 13, 2015 | Wrestling Cal Poly to Host Air Force for Dual Wrestling Meet Friday Night Fresh off its first dual meet victory of the 2014-15 season, the Cal Poly wrestling team closes a three-match home stand Friday night when the Mustangs host Air Force.
January 15, 2015 | General News 22 Mustangs Land on 2014 Big West Fall All-Academic Team A total of 22 student-athletes representing five Cal Poly sports programs were named to the 2014 Big West Conference Fall All-Academic Team on Thursday afternoon.
January 14, 2015 | Women's Tennis Mustang Women’s Tennis Opens Spring Season Friday at Cal Winter Invite Highlighted by the return of two All-Big West Conference selections and three regular starters, the Cal Poly women's tennis program opens the spring portion of its 2014-15 season at the Jan. 16-18 California Winter Invitational.
January 14, 2015 | Swimming & Diving Cal Poly Hosts Saturday Dual Meet, Travels to Bruin Diving Invitational Two seniors, Jimmy Deiparine and Paolo Stanchi, return from the holiday break owning two of the country's fastest times in their premier events despite not having raced since late November.
January 13, 2015 | Men's Tennis Looking for 6th Conference Title in 9 Years, Cal Poly Opens at Home The Mustangs will host Fresno State at 1 p.m. Friday and Saint Mary's at 11 a.m. Sunday, the first of 15 non-conference dual matches to begin the spring.
January 12, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Add Saturday, Jan. 31 Game at UC Davis to ESPNU Lineup One season after playing a program-record 14 televised games, the Mustang men's basketball team added its ninth guaranteed televised matchup of the 2014-15 season on Monday morning following the announcement from the Big West Conference that Cal Poly's Saturday, Jan. 31 game at UC Davis will be carried live on ESPNU.
January 12, 2015 | Women's Basketball Elegado Named Big West Conference Player of the Week Now with 389 career assists, she needs just one more to tie former All-American Laura Buehning for No. 2 in school history.
January 12, 2015 | Baseball Mathias Earns Spot on Perfect Game’s Preseason All-American Third Team Cal Poly junior second baseman Mark Mathias has been named to Perfect Game’s 2015 NCAA Division I Preseason All-American third team.
January 12, 2015 | Men's Tennis Cal Poly Adds Freshman from Sweden to Lineup Ahead of Dual Season At 6-foot-2, Karl Enander has been ranked in the top 10 in his country's age groups since 15. He joins the Mustangs via Idrottsgymnasium School in Stockholm.
January 10, 2015 | Women's Basketball Blue-Green Rivalry Victory Moves Cal Poly to 2-0 in Big West Conference The Mustangs will return to Mott Athletics Center to host Long Beach State (15-1, 2-0) at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15. After that, Cal Poly will face defending league champion CSUN (11-5, 1-1) at home at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17 for #BreakTheRecord Night, when the program will attempt to shatter the single-game attendance record (2,552).
January 10, 2015 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Program Completes Coaching Lineup First-year men's soccer head coach Steve Sampson recently finalized his managerial staff for the 2015 season with the joint announcement by the Cal Poly Athletics Department that Shaun Harris has been appointed as assistant coach. Completing Sampson's staff will be Brian Cronin (volunteer assistant) and Scott Williams (director of operations), both of who return for, respectively, their second and third seasons with the program.
January 10, 2015 | Wrestling Cal Poly Defeats Brown, 28-11, for First Dual Meet Victory of Season Colton Schilling and Jacob Leon registered first-period falls while Nick Fiegener’s late takedown clinched Cal Poly’s first dual meet victory of the season, 28-11 over Brown, on Saturday afternoon in the Mott Athletics Center.
January 9, 2015 | Football Sippel Lands on FCS ADA Academic All-Star Team Cal Poly junior center Stephen Sippel is one of 50 players named to the 17th annual Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star Team on Friday.
January 9, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Faces UC Santa Barbara Saturday in Big West Home Opener Winners of six of its previous eight contests, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program plays its first home game in 35 days and opens its eight-game Big West Conference stretch inside Mott Athletics Center when hosting Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara on Saturday, Jan. 10. Tip time is 7 p.m.
January 8, 2015 | Women's Basketball Cal Poly Opens Big West Conference Play With 70-65 Win Over Hawai'i The Mustangs will look to move to 2-0 when they travel to face UC Santa Barbara for the Blue-Green Rivalry in The Thunderdome at 2 p.m. Saturday.
January 9, 2015 | Wrestling Wyoming Wins Final Two Bouts for 23-15 Dual Meet Victory Over Cal Poly Jacob Leon and J.T. Goodwin nearly scored first-period falls Friday night, but Wyoming rallied to win both matches and heavyweight Leland Pfeifer clinched the 23-15 Cowboy victory over Cal Poly with a 5-2 decision in the final bout of a non-conference dual meet in the Mott Athletics Center.
January 5, 2015 | Wrestling Cal Poly Rings In New Year With Home Duals Against Wyoming, Brown The Cal Poly wrestling team opens the new calendar year with three consecutive dual meets at home, beginning Friday night against Wyoming (4-2). First bout begins at 7 p.m. in the Mott Athletics Center.
January 7, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Outduels Hawai’i in Overtime to Win Big West Opener, 61-57 Junior forward Brian Bennett scored a team-leading 20 points and junior guard Reese Morgan added 17 – including the game-winning three-pointer with three seconds to play in overtime – as the Cal Poly men’s basketball program completed a seven-game road trip and opened its 19th season of Big West Conference action by edging Hawai’i inside the Stan Sheriff Center late Wednesday, 61-57.
January 8, 2015 | Baseball Pair of Former Cal Poly Baseball Players Donate Back to Program Former Cal Poly baseball standouts Bud Norris and Logan Schafer are giving back to to their alma mater, following a tenet of The Mustang Way: “When Mustangs support Mustangs, the Cal Poly community is strengthened.”
January 6, 2015 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Zach Gordon Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Junior forward Zach Gordon is one of the featured Mustangs for the program's Saturday, Jan. 10 matchup versus UC Santa Barbara.
December 23, 2014 | Football Dzubnar, Howe Land on Sports Network All-America Teams For the fifth time in the last three weeks, Cal Poly senior linebacker Nick Dzubnar has been honored as an All-American. On Tuesday, The Sports Network bestowed first-team NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision All-American honors on Cal Poly’s new record-holder for tackles in a season as well as senior fullback Brandon Howe.
December 22, 2014 | Men's Soccer Former Mustang Men’s Soccer Winger Lassiter Signs with LA Galaxy Less than a year after making the jump from the Cal Poly men's soccer program to the professional game in Sweden, former Mustang winger Ariel Lassiter will be returning to the United States after recently signing with LA Galaxy. Lassiter will begin his tenure with the Galaxy's reserve squad, LA Galaxy II, in the third-tier USL Professional Division.
December 22, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Ranked No. 13 in Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Preseason Poll Coming off its most successful NCAA Division I season, the Cal Poly baseball team will open the 2015 season ranked No. 13 in the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper’s preseason poll.
December 21, 2014 | Wrestling Fiegener, Trujillo Place in 20th Reno Tournament of Champions Nick Fiegener placed fourth at 184 pounds while Victor Trujillo finished sixth at 133 pounds, highlighting Cal Poly’s performance in the 20th annual Reno Tournament of Champions on Sunday at the Reno Events Center.
December 20, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Falls Down the Stretch to No. 8 Gonzaga, 63-50 Junior wing David Nwaba led all players with a season-high 21 points, but the Cal Poly men's basketball program – despite staying within single digits of No. 8 Gonzaga for a majority of the second half – was unable to overtake the Bulldogs inside KeyArena on Saturday evening and fell in the 2014 Battle in Seattle, 63-50.
December 21, 2014 | Women's Basketball Defending Mountain West Champ Colorado State Hangs on to Edge Cal Poly After the holidays, the Mustangs will wrap up non-conference play by welcoming WAC frontrunner Bakersfield (8-3) to Mott Athletics Center for a 2 p.m. tipoff on Saturday, Jan. 3.
December 19, 2014 | Baseball Bloomquist, Mathias Earn Louisville Slugger Preseason All-America Honors Junior right-handed pitcher Casey Bloomquist and junior second baseman Mark Mathias have earned spots on the 2015 Louisville Slugger Preseason All-America teams as selected by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper.
December 19, 2014 | Football Linebacker Nick Dzubnar Captures Fourth All-American Honor Cal Poly senior linebacker Nick Dzubnar has tackled his fourth NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision All-American honor. The Walter Camp Foundation has named Dzubnar, the Mustangs’ new single-season record holder for tackles, to its All-America Team.
December 19, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Meets No. 8 Gonzaga Saturday in 2014 Battle in Seattle The Cal Poly men's basketball team continues its five-game, 12-day road trip – the program's lengthiest road trip in 35 seasons – when squaring off against No. 8 Gonzaga in the 2014 Battle in Seattle on Saturday, Dec. 20. Tip time inside Key Arena is 7 p.m. with action televised on Root Sports.
December 18, 2014 | Women's Basketball New Mexico Rallies to Top Visiting Mustangs 84-68 Now a combined 11-of-17 from long range over her past two games, Ariana Elegado has moved to No. 10 in Big West Conference history in career 3s made, with a school-record total of exactly 200.
December 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball Center Hollingsworth to Join Cal Poly Men's Basketball for 2015-16 Season The Cal Poly men's basketball team strengthened its post presence for seasons to come with the recent announcement by sixth-year head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department that 6-10 center Hank Hollingsworth (Chelan, Wash./Chelan HS) has been formally admitted to the university and will join the program beginning with the 2015-16 season.
December 18, 2014 | Football Jeter to be Inducted into Minor Pro Football Hall of Fame Former standout Cal Poly standout running back Perry “The Jet” Jeter has been selected for induction into the Minor Pro Football Hall of Fame.
December 16, 2014 | Women's Basketball New Mexico State Pulls Away for 79-65 Home Win Against Cal Poly Senior forward Taryn Garza had 15 points and nine rebounds for Cal Poly, and Beth Balbierz, who made all four of her free throws on the evening, finished with 12 points and a career-high five assists.