October 11, 2017 | Wrestling
Cal Poly Launches Wrestling Scholarship Fund
The Cal Poly wrestling program has officially launched its scholarship fund campaign. The Wrestling Scholarship Fund provides Cal Poly wrestling with additional scholarship support to reach the goal of becoming a fully-funded program per NCAA regulations. Scholarship gifts require a 5-year commitment to the specified amount, and can be used by the coaching staff immediately for recruitment and retention needs.
October 14, 2017 | Men's Soccer
Cal Poly, UC Santa Barbara Play Out Scoreless Draw in Front of 10,293
Junior goalkeeper Simon Boehme produced three saves Saturday evening as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program furthered its unbeaten run at UC Santa Barbara’s Harder Stadium to a fourth straight year with a scoreless draw in front of 10,293 fans – the 21st largest crowd figure in NCAA regular season history.
October 13, 2017 | Men's Basketball
Program Profile: Jared Rice
Cal Poly men’s basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they’re featured on the cover. Freshman guard Jared Rice is the featured Mustang for the program’s annual Green versus Gold intrasquad game on Saturday, Oct. 14. Game time is 4:30 p.m. inside Mott Athletics Center.
October 11, 2017 | Men's Soccer
Cal Poly Falls in Overtime to Sacramento State, 3-2
First-half goals from senior defender Adam Olsen and junior forward Sean Goode provided the Cal Poly men’s soccer program a brief lead Wednesday evening versus Sacramento State, but the Hornets found the equalizer in the 69th minute and the match winner in the 105th as the Mustangs dropped a 3-2 decision inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 2, 2017 | Football
2018 Cal Poly Football Schedule Features Six Home Games
The 2018 Cal Poly football schedule, released Monday by Director of Athletics Don Oberhelman and head football coach Tim Walsh, features six home games and a season-opening trip to five-time Football Championship Subdivision champion North Dakota State.
October 5, 2017 | Softball
Hyland Agrees to One-Year Deal with Chicago for 2018 Season
The Big West Conference’s all-time strikeout leader and a 2017 NFCA All-America second team selection, former Cal Poly softball righthander Sierra Hyland agreed to a one-year deal on Thursday to remain with National Pro Fastpitch franchise Chicago Bandits for the 2018 season.
October 5, 2017 | Men's Soccer
Early Deficit Sends Cal Poly to 3-1 Defeat at UC Irvine
Junior forward Jared Pressley became the eighth different Mustang to find the back of the opposition net in 2017, but the Cal Poly men’s soccer program couldn’t bridge an early two-goal deficit and dropped a 3-1 decision to UC Irvine inside Anteater Stadium on Thursday afternoon.
October 2, 2017 | Football
Cal Poly Continues Big Sky Schedule Saturday Night at Southern Utah
Cal Poly (0-5, 0-2 Big Sky), which has dropped Big Sky games to Northern Arizona and Idaho State and has the school’s longest losing streak since the beginning of the 21st century, continues conference play Saturday night against Southern Utah (2-2, 0-1 Big Sky) at Eccles Coliseum (8,500) at Cedar City, Utah.
September 30, 2017 | Men's Soccer
Cal Poly Winning Streak Halted by Early Cal State Fullerton Penalty
A 25th-minute penalty from Cal State Fullerton midfielder Diego Sanchez stood as the difference Saturday evening as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program – despite producing 11 second-half shots and placing four attempts on target in the final 16 minutes – couldn’t produce an equalizer and saw a five-match winning streak snapped inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 28, 2017 | Men's Soccer
Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Begins Big West Play with Fifth Straight Victory
Senior forward Kaba Alkebulan opened the scoring Thursday evening, junior forward Jose Rivera found the match-winning goal 10 minutes from full time and senior forward Tyler Savitsky capped the Cal Poly men’s soccer team’s 3-1 Big West Conference-opening victory with an 87th-minute goal as the Mustangs matched a program record with their fifth straight win.
September 25, 2017 | Men's Soccer
Cal Poly Runs Win Streak to Four Straight with 3-1 Victory versus Portland
Senior forward Kaba Alkebulan and junior forward Sean Goode notched first-half goals and senior forward Adam Olsen added a second-half penalty Monday evening as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program furthered its winning streak to four-straight matches for the first time in three seasons with a 3-1 triumph versus Portland inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 23, 2017 | Men's Soccer
Ibarra’s 84th-Minute Header Lifts Cal Poly to Third Straight Win
An 84th-minute headed goal by freshman forward Bryan Ibarra accounted for the difference Saturday afternoon as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program secured its third successive 1-0 victory by edging Cal State Bakersfield at Paso Robles Horse Park.
September 20, 2017 | Men's Soccer
Cal Poly Opens Home Stand versus Cal State Bakersfield, Portland
Seeking its first three-match winning streak in two years, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program opens a four-game home stand and completes Big West Conference preparations when hosting Cal State Bakersfield on Saturday, Sept. 23 and Portland on Monday, Sept. 25. Saturday’s match versus Cal State Bakersfield (2-4-0) will kick off at 11 a.m. at Paso Robles Horse Park (Paso Robles, Calif.) before Cal Poly (2-4-0) returns to Alex G. Spanos Stadium on Monday to face Portland (4-2-0) at 7 p.m.
September 18, 2017 | Men's Soccer
Boehme Earns First Career Big West Defensive Player of the Week Honor
Two days after chalking up three saves during a 1-0 victory at San Diego State to record his second successive clean sheet, Cal Poly men’s soccer junior goalkeeper Simon Boehme earned his first career Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Week honor.
September 18, 2017 | Football
Cal Poly to Open Big Sky Schedule Saturday by Hosting Northern Arizona
Cal Poly (0-3, 0-0 Big Sky), whose fourth-quarter rallies against Colgate and San Jose State fell short and extended No. 21 Northern Iowa into overtime before falling, opens Big Sky Conference play Saturday night with its Hall of Fame Game against Northern Arizona (0-2, 0-0 Big Sky) inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium (11,075).
September 16, 2017 | Men's Soccer
Early Olsen Header Hands Cal Poly 1-0 Triumph at San Diego State
Senior forward Adam Olsen’s 14th minute headed goal stood as the difference Saturday evening as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program produced its first non-conference road victory in nearly two years with a 1-0 triumph versus San Diego State at the SDSU Sports Deck.
September 10, 2017 | Men's Soccer
Carroll Goal Hands Cal Poly Men’s Soccer 1-0 Win in Home Opener
Junior defender Nick Carroll’s first career goal in his 34th collegiate match was the difference Sunday afternoon for the Cal Poly men’s soccer program as the Mustangs produced a 1-0, home-opening victory versus Saint Mary’s inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 9, 2017 | Football
Despite Four TD Passes by Jenkins, Cal Poly Falls to Northern Iowa in OT
Cal Poly rallied from a 14-point deficit with two touchdowns in the final 125 seconds of regulation to force overtime, but two illegal procedure penalties stymied the Mustangs on their drive as Northern Iowa posted a 45-38 victory Saturday afternoon in the UNI-Dome.
September 5, 2017
Coca-Cola Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Week: Torrey Van Winden
After being named to the all-tournament team at the Washington/Seattle Tournament, helping the Mustang volleyball team to a 2-1 record at the tournament and six votes in week two of the AVCA National Top 25 poll, Torrey Van Winden has been named the Big West Conference Player of the Week and the Coca-Cola overall Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Week.
September 4, 2017 | Football
Cal Poly to Visit Northern Iowa for Final Non-Conference Game Saturday
Cal Poly (0-2, 0-0 Big Sky Conference), whose fourth-quarter rallies against Colgate and San Jose State fell short and has fallen out of the top 25 in both the media and coaches polls, plays its final non-conference game of the 2017 football season Saturday afternoon with a matchup against No. 21 Northern Iowa (0-1, 0-0 Missouri Valley Football Conference) on the new AstroTurf artificial playing surface inside the UNI-Dome (16,234).
September 4, 2017 | Men's Soccer
Early Penalty Sends Cal Poly to 1-0 Defeat at No. 6 Maryland
Cal Poly men’s soccer junior goalkeeper Simon Boehme chalked up seven saves Monday evening, but Maryland forward Gordon Wild converted a 26th-minute penalty as the Terrapins scratched out a 1-0 win against the Mustangs at Ludwig Field.
September 2, 2017 | Football
San Jose State Takes Advantage of Three Cal Poly Fumbles for 34-13 Win
Montel Aaron relieved starter Josh Love early in the second quarter, threw three touchdown passes, and San Jose State turned two of Cal Poly’s three lost fumbles into touchdowns en route to a 34-13 victory on a hot 107-degree Saturday afternoon in CEFCU Stadium.
September 1, 2017 | Men's Soccer
Goode Hits First Cal Poly Goal, but Mustangs Fall at Georgetown, 3-1
Junior forward Sean Goode’s first Cal Poly goal halved Georgetown’s lead midway through the first period Friday afternoon, but two goals from junior sophomore forward Achara inside the opening 21 minutes placed the Hoyas in front from the start as the Mustang men’s soccer program dropped a 3-1 decision at Shaw Field.
August 28, 2017 | Men's Basketball
Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Releases 30-Game Regular Season Schedule
Featuring 11 matchups versus NCAA Tournament and NIT qualifiers from a year ago, December home games versus Fresno State, defending Ivy League champion Princeton and Pepperdine and a Nov. 22-25 visit to the final edition of the GCI Great Alaska Shootout, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program released its 30-game regular season schedule on Monday afternoon.
August 9, 2017 | Women's Basketball
Cal Poly Women's Basketball Announces 2017-18 Schedule
Cal Poly is set to return 12 letterwinners, including a duo of all-conference honorees in Dynn and Lynn Leaupepe, twins set to enter their senior years both ranked in the top 25 in school history in career scoring.
August 28, 2017 | Football
Cal Poly to Visit San Jose State on Saturday for First Time Since 2009
Cal Poly (0-1, 0-0 Big Sky), whose rally from a 20-0 deficit fell short in the final minute at the Colgate 22-yard line in a season-opening 20-14 loss and ranked No. 23 in both the STATS media and FCS coaches preseason polls, plays its first road game of the 2017 football season Saturday afternoon with a non-conference matchup against Football Bowl Subdivision member and former California Collegiate Athletic Association rival San Jose State (0-1, 0-0 Mountain West) on the new AstroTurf artificial playing surface at CEFCU Stadium (30,456).
August 28, 2017
Coca-Cola Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Week: Adlee Van Winden
After earning Tournament MVP honors at the Northern Illinois Holiday Inn Invitational, helping the Mustang volleyball team to three consecutive sweeps along with 14 votes in the AVCA National Top 25 poll, Adlee Van Winden has been named both the Big West Conference Player of the Week and the Coca-Cola overall Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Week.
August 26, 2017 | Football
Colgate Scores First 20 Points of Game and Holds on to Beat Cal Poly
Colgate built a 20-0 lead in the first 40 minutes and held on to upset No. 23 Cal Poly 20-14 in a season-opening Week Zero college football game Saturday afternoon before 8,428 inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium and a national television audience on ESPNU.
August 17, 2017 | Track & Field
Cal Poly Track and Field Facility Renovations Underway
Construction, which broke ground in July, is part of the comprehensive project to reshape the southeast corner of campus from Longview Lane to Grand Avenue, adjacent to the 435,000 square-foot student housing site set to debut in the summer of 2018 in order to accommodate 1,475 new students.
August 18, 2017 | Cross Country
Bayley Promoted to Head Women's Cross Country Coach at Cal Poly
The 2015 team won the championship with a score of 39 points (20 ahead of UC Santa Barbara for the squad’s largest margin of victory at the event since 2001) before the 2016 team won with 27 points (45 up on UC Davis) for the largest margin of victory throughout the entire conference since 2006.
August 22, 2017 | Wrestling
Cal Poly Releases 2017-18 Wrestling Schedule
The 2017-18 Cal Poly wrestling schedule, released Tuesday by head coach Jon Sioredas and director of athletics Don Oberhelman, includes just three home matches, but four other events in the state of California.
August 21, 2017 | Football
Cal Poly to Open 2017 Season by Hosting Colgate on Saturday (ESPNU)
Cal Poly, armed with 13 returning starters -- five on offense and eight on defense -- and ranked No. 23 in both the STATS media and FCS coaches preseason polls, opens its 2017 football season Saturday afternoon with a nationally televised non-conference Week Zero game against Patriot League member Colgate.
August 17, 2017 | Men's Soccer
Enriquez Named to Big West Preseason Team as Cal Poly Selected Third
Sophomore midfielder Christian Enriquez earned a spot on the Big West Preseason All-Conference Team Thursday afternoon as the Cal Poly men's soccer program was selected for a third-place finish in the Big West North Division standings following the release of the annual coaches poll.
August 8, 2017 | Women's Volleyball
Cal Poly Selected Second in Big West Preseason Coaches Poll
Returning nine letterwinners and three all-conference selections from a 2016 squad that won 18 matches, the Cal Poly volleyball program was selected for a second-place finish in the Big West standings this season following the Wednesday release of the conference preseason coaches poll.
August 4, 2017 | Men's Soccer
Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Begins Preseason Camp on Wednesday
Sixteen days out from the Cal Poly men's soccer program's Friday, Aug. 25 season-opening matchup versus Indiana, the Mustangs will begin their 2017 preseason training camp on Wednesday morning.
August 7, 2017 | Women's Volleyball
Mustang Volleyball Begins 2017 Preparations on Tuesday
Returning three All-Big West Conference selections from a 2016 squad that produced 18 victories, the Cal Poly volleyball program opens its preseason camp for the 2017 season on Tuesday afternoon.
July 29, 2017 | Football
Cal Poly Wraps Up First Week of 2017 Fall Football Camp
Cal Poly's Fall Camp opened in July for the first time in program history and the 95 players will endure some pain for nearly five weeks instead of four prior to the season opener, but they will not have to endure any two-a-day practice sessions, outlawed by the NCAA a few months ago.
July 27, 2017 | Women's Volleyball
Walters Promoted to Cal Poly Volleyball Associate Head Coach
Caroline Walters will begin her ninth season as a member of the Cal Poly volleyball coaching staff with a new title as sixth-year head coach Sam Crosson announced Friday that Walters has been promoted to associate head coach.
July 25, 2017 | Women's Volleyball
Cal Poly Volleyball Adds Maggie Eppright as Volunteer Assistant
Sixth-year Cal Poly volleyball head coach Sam Crosson rounded off his coaching staff for the 2017 season on Tuesday with the announcement that former Fresno State standout libero and San Luis Obispo native Maggie Eppright has joined the program as a volunteer assistant.
July 21, 2017 | Baseball
Mustangs in the Pros: Torres Hitting Streak Snapped; Van Gansen to AAA
Nick Torres stretched his hitting streak to 21 games before it was snapped earlier this week, Peter Van Gansen was elevated to Triple-A El Paso this week, Zack Zehner belted two home runs earlier this week and Brian Mundell's batting average in Double-A is back above the .300 mark.
July 20, 2017 | Men's Soccer
International Summer Runs Come to Close for Former Mustangs
A month after former Cal Poly men's soccer defender Kip Colvey (2012-15) became the first Mustang to appear in a FIFA tournament during June's FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia, former Mustang midfielder Junior Burgos (2009-10) completed his summer run as a member of the El Salvador Men's National Team on Wednesday evening as his squad was eliminated from CONCACAF Gold Cup play by the United States, 2-0.
July 17, 2017 | Football
Big Sky to Air All Live-Streamed Events for Free on Pluto TV This Season
The Big Sky Conference, a NCAA Division I Conference spread across the western United States, on Monday announced a partnership with Pluto TV, the leading free Internet television service in America. As a part of the deal, Big Sky Conference will air all of its live-streamed sports events on Pluto TV for free, including most football games this fall.
July 14, 2017 | Men's Basketball
Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Adds Arizona Transfer Paulo Cruz
The Cal Poly men's basketball program finalized its roster for the 2017-18 season Friday morning with the announcement from ninth-year head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department that 6-4 junior wing Paulo Cruz has completed his transfer from Arizona.
July 14, 2017 | Baseball
Mustangs in the Pros: Zehner All-Star MVP; Torres' Streak Reaches 17
Former Cal Poly outfielder Zack Zehner was named Most Valuable Player of the Eastern League All-Star Game on Wednesday as his two-run sixth-inning single snapped a 1-1 tie and sparked the East to a 7-1 win over the West at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium in Manchester, New Hampshire.
June 25, 2017 | Track & Field
Cal Poly Grad Day-Monroe Advances to IAAF World Championships
She tallied 6,421 points over the weekend, and will join teammates Kendell Williams and Erica Bougard in England. Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park will welcome the world from Aug. 4-13, with the heptathlon scheduled for Aug. 5-6.
June 19, 2017 | Men's Soccer
Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Releases 18-Match 2017 Schedule
With one-third of its 18 regular season matches set against opponents that qualified for last year's NCAA Championship, the Cal Poly men's soccer program released its 2017 schedule on Monday afternoon.
June 17, 2017 | Men's Soccer
Colvey Makes History; New Zealand Drops Confederations Cup Opener
Former Cal Poly men's soccer defender Kip Colvey became the first Mustang to appear in a FIFA tournament on Saturday after starting for his native New Zealand and playing the first 82 minutes of the FIFA Confederations Cup opening match versus host Russia. The All Whites, however, dropped a 2-0 decision inside Krestovsky Stadium.
June 21, 2017 | Men's Soccer
Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Adds Davie Carmichael as Volunteer Assistant
Third-year Cal Poly men's soccer head coach Steve Sampson rounded off his managerial staff for the 2017 season on Wednesday with the announcement that former Buffalo head coach Davie Carmichael has joined the Mustang program as a volunteer assistant.
May 1, 2017 | Men's Basketball
Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Announces Four Summer Camps
With the first of the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s four summer camps just seven weeks away, the Mustang program recently announced its full slate of camps and clinics for 2017.
June 7, 2017 | Softball
Cal Poly Softball to Break Ground on Enhanced Hitting Area
The Cal Poly softball program will debut a new covered batting cage and enhanced hitting area for the 2018 season as the Mustang Athletics Department will break ground later this summer at Bob Janssen Field on a project that will include five total batting cages, a revised bullpen and increased storage.
June 6, 2017 | Baseball
Alex McKenna, Spencer Howard Earn Top Mustang Team Awards
Cal Poly sophomore center fielder Alex McKenna earned the Cal Poly baseball team's Ozzie Smith Most Valuable Player Award for 2017 while redshirt sophomore right-hander Spencer Howard captured the Mike Krukow Outstanding Pitcher Award.
May 31, 2017 | Softball
Hyland Caps Career with Selection to NFCA All-America Second Team
A week after concluding her final, historic and record-setting season as a member of the Cal Poly softball program, righthander Sierra Hyland became the first Mustang in eight years and just the fourth player in program history to earn NFCA Division I All-America praise.
May 31, 2017 | Men's Basketball
Cal Poly Adds Guard Jared Rice; Set to Open Season at Pac-12 Foes
The Cal Poly men's basketball program solidified its backcourt play for coming seasons on Wednesday afternoon with the announcement from ninth-year head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department that guard Jared Rice (Modesto, Calif./Central Catholic HS) has been admitted to the university and will join the team for the 2017-18 season.
May 26, 2017 | Baseball
Cal Poly Clinches Big West Series Against UC Riverside With 5-0 Shutout
Michael Sanderson and Nick Meyer jumpstarted Cal Poly's offense with back-to-back solo home runs in the second inning and Spencer Howard pitched 7 1/3 scoreless innings for his eighth win as Cal Poly clinched its Big West Conference baseball series against UC Riverside with a 5-0 victory Friday night before 1,505 inside Baggett Stadium.
May 11, 2017 | General News
Cal Poly Earns Top Marks Once Again in Academic Progress Rate Scores
Six Cal Poly intercollegiate athletics teams posted perfect 1,000 Academic Progress Rate scores during the 2015-16 academic year and 14 squads registered improvements in their four-year rate scores. Three others maintained their four-year rate scores of a year ago.
May 27, 2017 | Baseball
Cal Poly Suffers 1st Senior Day Loss in 8 Years, Falling to UC Riverside 4-0
Held scoreless for the first 24 innings this weekend, UC Riverside finally broke through for a run in the seventh inning on a solo home run by AJ Sawyer and went on to beat Cal Poly 4-0 in the final game of the 2017 baseball season for both teams Saturday afternoon before 1,580 inside Baggett Stadium.
May 25, 2017 | Baseball
Uelmen Tosses Six-Hit Shutout as Cal Poly Defeats UC Riverside 1-0
Junior right-hander Erich Uelmen shattered his career high with 12 strikeouts and tossed a six-hit shutout as Cal Poly defeated UC Riverside 1-0 in a Big West Conference baseball series opener Thursday night before 1,364 inside Baggett Stadium.
May 22, 2017 | Softball
Hyland Throws Perfect Game, but Cal Poly Eliminated from NISC
Senior righthander Sierra Hyland struck out 10 Weber State hitters to complete her third career perfect game Monday evening as the Cal Poly softball program opened NISC Championship Round loser’s bracket action with a 9-0, six-inning, elimination-game victory versus Weber State. Playing consecutive games against elimination, however, Cal Poly saw its postseason run come to a close with a 3-0 loss in the loser’s bracket semifinal to host program Liberty.
May 21, 2017 | Baseball
Cal Poly Completes Blue-Green Rivalry Series Sweep Against UCSB, 9-2
Designated hitter Elijah Skipps belted a pair of three-run home runs, shortstop Kyle Marinconz added a two-run shot and southpaw Trent Shelton pitched six solid innings for his first Mustang victory as Cal Poly completed a sweep of its three-game Big West Conference and Blue-Green Rivalry series against UC Santa Barbara with a 9-2 triumph Sunday at Caesar Uyesaka Stadium.
May 18, 2017 | Softball
Hyland Tosses One-Hitter as Cal Poly Claims NISC Region 1 Title
Senior righthander Sierra Hyland pitched a complete-game, one-hitter with six strikeouts Thursday afternoon as the Cal Poly softball program advanced to the inaugural National Invitational Softball Championship postseason tournament final round by topping Nevada 3-0 in the Pacific-hosted Region 1 title game.
May 20, 2017 | Baseball
Cal Poly Clinches Blue-Green Rivalry Series Against UCSB With 7-4 Victory
Scott Ogrin and Kevin Morgan combined for five runs and seven RBI while Spencer Howard pitched eight innings for his seventh win as Cal Poly clinched its Blue-Green Rivalry baseball series at UC Santa Barbara with a come-from-behind 7-4 victory Saturday afternoon at Caesar Uyesaka Stadium.
May 19, 2017 | Baseball
Cal Poly Breezes to 11-2 Victory Over UCSB in Big West Series Opener
Junior right-hander Erich Uelmen scattered five hits over eight-plus innings for his third victory of the season as Cal Poly opened its Blue-Green Rivalry and Big West Conference baseball series at UC Santa Barbara with an 11-2 victory Friday afternoon at Caesar Uyesaka Stadium.
May 18, 2017 | Softball
Hyland, Chalmers Make History with NFCA All-West Region Praise
One day after earning six individual All-Big West Conference honors, the Cal Poly softball program saw senior righthander Sierra Hyland named to the NFCA All-West Region first team on Thursday while junior righthander Lindsey Chalmers earned second team recognition.
May 16, 2017 | Men's Tennis
Carless and Pang Earn ITA Honors
Men’s tennis head coach Nick Carless was named the Wilson ITA Coach of the Year, while senior Corey Pang was named the ITA Most Improved Player, announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association on Monday.
May 19, 2017 | Softball
Cal Poly Opens NISC Championship Round Sunday versus Lamar at 1 p.m.
The Cal Poly softball program failed to concede a run and allowed just seven hits in wrapping up the National Invitational Softball Championship Region 1 title in three victories and the Mustangs continue their postseason run at the May 21-24, double-elimination NISC Championship Round in Lynchburg, Va.
May 17, 2017 | Softball
Hyland Named Big West Pitcher of the Year; Six Named All-Big West
Highlighted by senior righthander Sierra Hyland's second career Big West Conference Pitcher of the Year honor, six Cal Poly softball players earned All-Big West praise following the Wednesday morning distribution of year-end conference awards.
May 17, 2017 | Softball
Cal Poly Edges Nevada 1-0 to Advance to NISC Region 1 Championship
Junior righthander Lindsey Chalmers struck out seven Nevada hitters Wednesday afternoon as the Cal Poly softball program advanced to the Region 1 title game of the inaugural National Invitational Softball Championship postseason tournament with a 1-0 victory against Nevada at Pacific's Bill Simoni Field.
May 16, 2017 | Softball
Cal Poly Opens NISC with 7-0 Victory versus Pacific
Senior righthander Sierra Hyland tossed a complete-game, four-hitter to record her 36th career shutout and became just the third player in program history to reach 200 career hits as the Cal Poly softball program earned its first postseason victory in eight years Tuesday evening with the Mustangs opening the inaugural National Invitational Softball Championships postseason tournament and Region 1 play with a 7-0 victory versus host Pacific.
May 15, 2017 | Softball
Cal Poly Opens Inaugural NISC Tuesday versus Pacific at 7 p.m.
An at-large selection for the inaugural 28-team National Invitational Softball Championships, the Cal Poly softball program makes its return to postseason play after an eight-year hiatus at the double-elimination, May 16-18, Region 1 tournament, hosted by Pacific at Bill Simoni Field. Cal Poly (34-19), having posted the program's highest win total in eight seasons, opens Region 1 action versus West Coast Conference runner-up Pacific (27-24) on Tuesday, May 16 at 7 p.m.
May 14, 2017 | Softball
Cal Poly Accepts Bid to National Invitational Softball Championships
The Cal Poly softball program will make its return to the postseason after an eight-year hiatus with the Sunday evening announcement that Mustangs have accepted an invitation to compete in the inaugural National Invitational Softball Championship. Cal Poly will open Region 1 play on Tuesday, May 16 at 7 p.m. versus Pacific, which is hosting one of six postseason regionals.
May 13, 2017 | Softball
Hyland Throws One-Hitter, Chalmers Tosses Two-Hitter as Cal Poly Splits
Senior righthander Sierra Hyland kept UC Riverside hitless for seven and one-third innings Saturday afternoon and the Cal Poly softball program pushed across two runs in the top of the eighth inning to close its 53-game regular season schedule with a 2-0 victory versus UC Riverside. The Mustangs, however, settled for a split as – despite a two-hitter from junior righthander Lindsey Chalmers – the Mustangs dropped a 2-0 decision during game No. 1.
May 12, 2017 | Baseball
Single by Meyer Lifts Cal Poly to 6-5 Walk-Off Win Over CSUN
Nick Meyer's third career walk-off hit, a single down the left-field line, scored Alex McKenna from second base as Cal Poly defeated CSUN 6-5 in the opener of a three-game Big West Conference baseball series Friday night before 1,383 inside Baggett Stadium.
May 10, 2017 | Baseball
Cal Poly to Host CSUN for Big West Baseball Series This Weekend
Cal Poly (21-26, 9-6 Big West), which suffered its first Big West series loss of the year last weekend but still has won 13 of its last 23 games after an 8-16 start to the 2017 season, plays six of its last nine games, all Big West contests, at home, beginning with CSUN (24-25, 10-8 Big West) inside Baggett Stadium (cap.: 2,800) in a matchup of the third-place and fourth-place teams in the conference.
May 9, 2017 | Women's Soccer
Cal Poly Women's Soccer Wraps Up Spring With Awards At Banquet
After an initial spring exhibition date at Westmont was rained out on April 8, Cal Poly scrimmaged at Santa Clara, vs. the Cal Poly Club Team, at Fresno State and hosted Fresno City College from April 23-May 6, going a combined 2-1-1.
May 6, 2017 | Baseball
Dropped Third Strike Helps Cal Poly Defeat No. 8 Long Beach State, 6-3
A dropped third strike with two outs and one runner on base in the seventh inning allowed Cal Poly to extend the inning and the Mustangs scored three times to shatter a 2-2 tie en route to a 6-3 victory over No. 8 Long Beach State in a Big West Conference baseball game Saturday afternoon at Blair Field.
May 6, 2017 | Softball
Chalmers Tosses Four-Hitter as Cal Poly Splits Regular Season Home Finales
Junior righthander Lindsay Chalmers tossed a complete-game, four-hitter with five strikeouts Saturday evening as the Cal Poly softball program closed its 2017 regular season home schedule at Bob Janssen Field with a 2-1, come-from-behind victory versus Hawai'i. The Mustangs, however, dropped Saturday's doubleheader opener 9-2 despite freshman righthander Steffi Best tossing five and one-third innings of relief without allowing an earned run.
May 5, 2017 | Softball
Convissar Home Run Helps Hand Cal Poly 3-2 Series-Opening Win
Junior center fielder Chelsea Convissar's team-leading third home run of 2017 provided the Cal Poly softball program the go-ahead runs Friday evening and senior righthander Sierra Hyland struck out four Hawai'i hitters as the Mustangs opened a three-game series with a 4-2 victory at Bob Janssen Field.
May 1, 2017 | Softball
Mustang Minute: Softball Senior Courtney Tyler
Mustang Minute, which features interviews with Cal Poly student-athletes and runs each Monday, puts the spotlight on softball senior left fielder Courtney Tyler.
May 3, 2017 | Women's Golf
Cal Poly Set to Compete in NCAA Regional for First Time
Less than two weeks after capturing its first-ever Big West Conference championship, the Cal Poly women's golf team heads into more unchartered waters as Coach Sofie Aagaard's Mustangs will compete in the NCAA's Albuquerque Regional.
May 3, 2017 | Baseball
Cal Poly Resumes Big West Schedule at First-Place Long Beach State
Cal Poly (20-23, 8-4 Big West), which has opened Big West play with four consecutive two-to-one series wins and has won 12 of its last 19 games after an 8-16 start to the 2017 season, resumes its conference schedule this weekend with a three-game series at first-place and No. 8/12 Long Beach State (28-14-1, 13-2 Big West) inside Blair Field.
May 2, 2017 | Baseball
Cal Poly Rallies From 2-0 Deficit to Beat Pepperdine, 5-3
Senior first baseman Michael Sanderson drove in two runs and made a pair of potentially game-saving picks with the glove in the ninth inning as Cal Poly defeated Pepperdine 5-3 in a non-conference baseball game Monday night inside Baggett Stadium.
May 2, 2017 | Baseball
Cal Poly Finishes Stretch of Five Non-Conference Games Tuesday Night
Cal Poly (19-23, 8-4 Big West), which has opened Big West play with four consecutive two-to-one series wins and has won 11 of its last 18 games after an 8-16 start to the 2017 season, concludes a stretch of five non-conference contests in eight days, hosting Pepperdine (17-24, 6-12 West Coast) for a single game Tuesday night inside Baggett Stadium.
May 1, 2017 | Men's Golf
Cal Poly Shares Lead With Two Other Teams in Big West Championship
Jimmy Castles and Cole Nygren fired three-under-par 69s and the Cal Poly men's golf team is tied for first place with UC Santa Barbara and Long Beach State after the opening round of the 2017 Big West Conference Championship on Monday at the Sandpiper Golf Club.
April 30, 2017 | Softball
Chalmers Throws Four-Hitter, but Cal Poly Falls at UC Davis in Finale, 1-0
Junior righthander Lindsey Chalmers tossed a complete-game, four-hitter, but a fourth-inning, leadoff home run from UC Davis left fielder Marissa Jauregui marked the difference Sunday afternoon as the Mustangs fell in their series finale to the Aggies at LaRue Field, 1-0.
April 29, 2017 | Baseball
Home Runs by Skipps, Ogrin Lift Cal Poly to 6-3 Win Over UCLA
Spencer Howard earned his fourth win, Michael Clark shut the door on UCLA for his seventh save and Scott Ogrin and Elijah Skipps both homered as Cal Poly evened its non-conference series against the Bruins with a 6-3 victory Saturday afternoon at Jackie Robinson Stadium.
April 29, 2017 | Softball
Hyland Sets Shutout Mark, Cal Poly Tops UC Davis in 13 Innings to Sweep
Senior righthander Sierra Hyland became the Cal Poly softball program's all-time leader with her 34th career shutout as the Mustangs opened a Saturday afternoon doubleheader and three-game series versus UC Davis with an 8-0 triumph at LaRue Field. Cal Poly completed the sweep in game No. 2, overturning a seven-run, first-inning deficit and, in the program's lengthiest game in more than eight years, outlasted UC Davis in 13 innings, 8-7.
April 27, 2017 | Men's Basketball
Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Bolsters Backcourt with Pair of Guard Additions
The Cal Poly men's basketball program strengthened the future of its backcourt on Thursday afternoon with the announcement from eighth-year head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department that 6-4 guards Marcellus Garrick (Columbia, S.C. / Allan Hancock College) and Eric Toles (Sierra College / Elk Grove, Calif.) have both signed National Letters of Intent to join the program for the 2017-18 season.
April 23, 2017 | Baseball
Cal Poly Clinches Cal State Fullerton Baseball Series With 8-4 Victory
Center fielder Alex McKenna manufactured his second career four-hit game, Spencer Howard picked up his third win and Michael Clark earned his sixth save as Cal Poly clinched its Big West Conference series against No. 8 Cal State Fullerton with an 8-4 victory Sunday afternoon inside Baggett Stadium.
April 24, 2017 | Baseball
Cal Poly Steps Away From Big West Play for Five Non-Conference Games
Cal Poly (18-20, 8-4 Big West), which has opened Big West play with four consecutive two-to-one series wins and has won 10 of its last 14 games after an 8-16 start to the 2017 season, steps away from its conference schedule for five non-conference contests over the next eight days, beginning with Fresno State (19-20, 9-9 Mountain West) on Tuesday night inside Baggett Stadium (cap.: 2,800).
April 23, 2017 | Softball
Cal Poly Softball Rallies for Late Lead, but Falls at CSUN, 3-2
Junior center fielder Amanda Sandoval provided the Cal Poly softball program a brief 2-1 lead with a two-out, two-run double in the top of the sixth inning, but CSUN notched single runs in the bottom halves of the sixth and seventh to overtake the Mustangs in Sunday's series finale at Matador Diamond, 3-2.
April 22, 2017 | Baseball
Cal Poly Evens Big West Series Against Cal State Fullerton With 13-6 Win
Each of Cal Poly's nine starting position players produced at least one hit in an 18-hit offensive attack and senior right-hander Slater Lee earned his fourth win as the Mustangs evened their Big West baseball series against Cal State Fullerton with a 13-6 triumph Saturday night before 2,850 inside Baggett Stadium.
April 22, 2017 | Softball
Chalmers Blanks CSUN, Hyland Makes Big West History as Cal Poly Splits
Senior righthander Sierra Hyland struck out eight CSUN hitters in a complete-game, two-hitter and become the first pitcher in the 33-year history of Big West Conference softball to record 900-plus career strikeouts, but the Cal Poly softball program opened a Saturday doubleheader and three-game series at CSUN by dropping a 4-3 decision. The Mustangs, however, received a complete-game, five-hitter with four strikeouts from junior righthander Lindsey Chalmers in game No. 2 as the Mustangs prevailed, 2-0.
April 19, 2017 | Baseball
Cal Poly to Host No. 8 Cal State Fullerton for Crucial Big West Series
Cal Poly (16-19, 6-3 Big West), which has opened Big West play with two-to-one series wins against UC Irvine, Hawai'i and UC Davis and has won eight of its last 11 games after an 8-16 start, resumes Big West competition this weekend with a three-game series against No. 8 Cal State Fullerton (23-12, 5-1 Big West) inside Baggett Stadium.
April 21, 2017 | Baseball
No. 8 Cal State Fullerton Rallies for 7-4 Victory Over Cal Poly
Bradlee Beesley pounded out four hits for the second time in his young Cal Poly career and Erich Uelmen allowed two runs over 6 1/3 innings, but No. 8 Cal State Fullerton erased a 4-1 deficit with a trio of two-run rallies and beat the Mustangs 7-4 in the opening game of a three-game Big West Conference baseball series Friday night before 1,798 inside Baggett Stadium.
April 18, 2017 | Baseball
Cal Poly Scores Early and Often in 10-2 Victory Over CSU Bakersfield
Freshman third baseman Bradley Beesley drove in four runs with two hits, sophomore center fielder Alex McKenna hit his third home run of the year and Cal Poly scored 10 times in the first three innings and coasted to a 10-2 victory over CSU Bakersfield on Tuesday night.
April 19, 2017 | Cross Country
State Cross Country Champions from Cuesta College Sign with Cal Poly
Miranda Daschian and Sean McDermott, each of whom won the 2016 individual California Community College Athletic Association state cross country titles for Cuesta College in November, have signed National Letters of Intent to continue their careers at Cal Poly.
April 18, 2017 | Men's Golf
Cal Poly Claims Third Place in Cal Poly Shootout
Cal Poly carded the best total of the final round Tuesday and climbed one spot to a third-place finish in the Cal Poly Shootout men's golf tournament at the Cypress Ridge Golf Course.
April 17, 2017 | Baseball
Former Cal Poly Outfielder Mitch Haniger Shines on Easter Sunday
He hit a three-run homer Sunday to get the Mariners back in the game early. He made a home run saving catch to rob the Rangers of a go-ahead blast late. And in the end, Mariners rookie right fielder Mitch Haniger drew a bases-loaded walk to tie the game and set up Nelson Cruz's walk-off infield single in an 8-7 win.
April 15, 2017 | Softball
Cal Poly Softball Drops Series Finale to Long Beach State, 2-0
Senior righthander Sierra Hyland tossed a complete game, but the Cal Poly softball program couldn't overcome a two-run homer from Long Beach State shortstop Nicole Fry in the top of the first inning as the Mustangs dropped their series finale versus the 49ers at Bob Janssen Field, 2-0.
April 13, 2017 | Men's Basketball
Mustang Men’s Basketball Adds Frontcourt, Backcourt Depth for 2017-18
The Cal Poly men's basketball program added depth to both its frontcourt and backcourt with the Thursday announcement from eighth-year head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department that 6-9 forward Karlis Gāroza (Saldus, Latvia) and 6-0 point guard Iziah James (Chesapeake, Va.) have each signed National Letters of Intent to join the program for the 2017-18 season.
April 13, 2017 | Baseball
Cal Poly Opens Big West Series at UC Davis With 4-1 Victory
Alex McKenna and Michael Sanderson banged out three hits apiece and Erich Uelmen earned his first win since the season opener nine weeks ago as Cal Poly opened its Big West Conference baseball series at UC Davis with a 4-1 victory Thursday afternoon at Dobbins Stadium.
April 11, 2017 | Women's Golf
Cal Poly Captures Third Title of Season; Bergland and Gillaspy Finish 1-2
Sophie Bergland carded another 70 to earn medalist honors for the first time in her collegiate career and lead the Cal Poly women's golf team to a first-place finish in the Bobcat Desert Invitational hosted by Montana State on Tuesday at the Golf Club of Estrella.
April 14, 2017 | Softball
Cal Poly Drops Pair of Extra-Inning Decisions to Long Beach State
Senior righthander Sierra Hyland tossed all 12 innings of the Cal Poly softball program's series opener versus Long Beach State Friday afternoon, but the 49ers pushed across two runs in the top half of the 12th to edge the Mustangs at Bob Janssen Field, 2-0. Despite a 10-strikeout performance from junior righthander Lindsey Chalmers in game No. 2, Cal Poly fell once more in nine innings, 1-0.
April 12, 2017 | Men's Soccer
Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Program Opens Spring Schedule Saturday
Returning six starters from last year's squad, the Cal Poly men's soccer program begins its five-match spring schedule on Saturday, April 15 at 5 p.m. versus San Francisco at Righetti HS in nearby Santa Maria.
April 12, 2017 | Softball
Hyland One of 25 Finalists for USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year
Ranked seventh among NCAA Division I pitchers with 200 strikeouts and eighth with a 0.83 ERA, righthander Sierra Hyland became just the second Mustang in program history to be shortlisted for the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award as the senior was named as one of 25 finalists on Wednesday afternoon.
April 11, 2017 | Baseball
McKenna Homers Twice as Cal Poly Shuts Out Santa Clara, 15-0
Sophomore center fielder Alex McKenna belted two home runs and knocked in five runs, sophomore designated hitter Nick Meyer added three hits and a trio of RBI and four Cal Poly pitchers combined on a two-hit shutout as the Mustangs blanked Santa Clara 15-0 on Tuesday night before 1,355 inside Baggett Stadium.
April 10, 2017 | Softball
Hyland Earns Record 16th Big West Pitcher of the Week Honor
Following a three-game stretch at Cal State Fullerton in which she posted a 0.00 ERA in 18.1 innings, a 2-0 record and struck out 15, Cal Poly softball senior righthander Sierra Hyland earned her record-breaking 16th career Big West Conference Pitcher of the Week award on Monday.
April 9, 2017 | Baseball
Cal Poly Clinches Hawai'i Baseball Series Sunday With 7-1 Triumph
Sophomore right-hander Bobby Ay worked into the eighth inning for the first time in his Mustang career, earning his first victory of the season, while Michael Sanderson and Alex McKenna combined for seven hits as Cal Poly clinched its three-game Big West Conference series against Hawai'i with a 7-1 victory before 1,724 Sunday afternoon inside Baggett Stadium.
April 10, 2017 | Baseball
Cal Poly Steps Away From Big West Play, Hosts Santa Clara on Tuesday
Cal Poly (12-18, 4-2 Big West), which has opened Big West play with two-to-one series wins against UC Irvine and Hawai'i, steps away from conference action Tuesday night and wraps up a four-game home stand with a single non-conference contest against Santa Clara (7-24, 3-5 West Coast).
April 9, 2017 | Softball
Cal Poly Softball Produces 7-2, Nine-Inning Victory at Cal State Fullerton
Senior righthander Sierra Hyland tossed a complete-game, five-hitter with seven strikeouts Sunday afternoon and provided the decisive offensive blow with a run-scoring, sacrifice fly in the top of the ninth inning as the Cal Poly softball program closed a three-game series at Cal State Fullerton with a 7-2 triumph.
April 8, 2017 | Softball
Postgame Highlights: Tyler Homer Lifts Cal Poly in Series Opener
Senior left fielder Courtney Tyler's eighth-inning home run lifted the Cal Poly softball program to a 1-0 victory at Cal State Fullerton. Senior righthander Sierra Hyland also struck out seven to match the Cal Poly program's all-time record with her 33rd career shutout (April 8, 2017. Courtesy of Big West Conference).
April 8, 2017 | Softball
Cal Poly Softball Splits Saturday Doubleheader at Cal State Fullerton
The Cal Poly softball program produced just one hit against Cal State Fullerton righthander Cerissa Rivera to open a Saturday doubleheader, but senior left fielder Courtney Tyler's solo home run in the top of the eighth inning proved the difference as senior righthander Sierra Hyland tied the Mustang career record with her 33rd shutout in a 1-0 triumph. Cal Poly, however, settled for a split as a four-run fifth inning from Cal State Fullerton during game No. 2 – coupled with four Mustang errors during the matchup – gave the Titans a 4-2 win.
April 7, 2017 | Track & Field
Rickman Breaks Meet Record in Shot Put at Sam Adams Invitational
Cal Poly decathlete Jacob Rickman broke Ashton Eaton's meet record in the shot put at the sixth annual Sam Adams Combined Events Invitational on Friday, surpassing the mark from a year ago by the two-time Olympic gold medalist.
April 5, 2017 | Softball
Cal Poly Softball Raises $4,578 for Hearst Cancer Resource Center
With donations and proceeds coming from raffled commemorative pink jerseys, a pink batting helmet and gift baskets and the sale of pink t-shirts, the Cal Poly softball program raised $4,578.25 for the San Luis Obispo-based Hearst Cancer Resource Center during the program's annual NFCA StrikeOut Cancer doubleheader versus UC Santa Barbara on Saturday, April 1.
April 8, 2017 | Softball
Postgame Reaction: Courtney Tyler (Cal Poly 1, Cal State Fullerton 0)
Senior left fielder Courtney Tyler reacts to the Cal Poly softball team's 1-0, eight-inning victory to open the program's April 8-9 series at Cal State Fullerton. Tyler's eighth-inning homer gave Cal Poly a 1-0 victory (April 8, 2017. Courtesy of Big West Conference).
April 5, 2017 | Football
Cal Poly Football to Open 2017 Spring Camp on Saturday Morning
A fourth NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision playoff berth, a fourth straight No. 1 ranking in team rushing during the regular season, another top-five finish in the 13-team Big Sky (the fourth in five years as a member of the conference) and final national rankings of No. 21 by the coaches and No. 24 by the media. That is upon what the 2017 Cal Poly football team will be building when Spring Camp opens Saturday,
April 2, 2017 | Baseball
Cal Poly Defeats UC Irvine 6-5 to Claim Opening Big West Series
Sophomore shortstop Kyle Marinconz drove in the tying and go-ahead runs with a double to the gap in left-center field in the seventh inning, then snapped a 5-5 tie with an RBI single to left field in the ninth as Cal Poly rallied to defeat UC Irvine 6-5 on Sunday afternoon.
April 1, 2017 | Softball
Cal Poly Begins Big West Play with Doubleheader Sweep of UCSB
Senior righthander Sierra Hyland struck out 10 UC Santa Barbara hitters as the Cal Poly softball program opened Big West Conference action and a Saturday doubleheader versus the Gauchos with a 4-1 victory at Bob Janssen Field. Cal Poly completed the doubleheader sweep in game No. 2 with junior righthander Lindsey Chalmers striking out five and Hyland recording her program record sixth career save as the Mustangs prevailed, 3-1.
April 4, 2017 | Baseball
Larry Lee Radio Show Returns to ESPN 1280 Tuesday at 6 p.m.
The Larry Lee Radio Show returns Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. live from Charlie's Place (981 Foothill Blvd) in San Luis Obispo with Cal Poly's head baseball coach joined by Mustang softball head coach Jenny Condon.
April 1, 2017 | Baseball
UC Irvine Scores 3-2 Walk-Off Victory Over Cal Poly to Even Big West Series
Christian Koss's single to center field with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning knocked in the winning run as UC Irvine scored a 3-2 walk-off victory over Cal Poly in a Big West Conference baseball game Saturday afternoon inside Cicerone Field at Anteater Ballpark.
March 31, 2017 | Baseball
Cal Poly Edges UC Irvine in 10-Inning Big West Opener, 3-2
Michael Sanderson's double just inside the right-field foul line drove in the winning run in the 10th inning as Cal Poly opened Big West Conference baseball play with a 3-2 victory over UC Irvine on Friday night inside Cicerone Field at Anteater Ballpark.
March 27, 2017 | Men's Soccer
Mustangs in the Pros: Wakasa Debuts with Phoenix Rising FC
The second member of the Cal Poly men's soccer program's 2016 senior class to sign a professional contract, former Mustang defender Kody Wakasa made his debut for United Soccer League (third tier) side Phoenix Rising FC during the club's Saturday, March 25 season opener.
March 25, 2017 | Softball
Hyland Sets Big West Strikeout Record as No. 25 Cal Poly Splits Pair
Senior righthander Sierra Hyland (above) set a new Big West Conference career strikeout record and finished with 13 total strikeouts against CSU Bakersfield as the 25th-ranked Cal Poly softball program opened a Saturday doubleheader at Bob Janssen Field with a 3-0 victory against the Roadrunners. Cal Poly, however, saw a nine-game winning streak snapped in game No. 2 as CSU Bakersfield scored seven times in the top of the first inning en route to an 11-8 decision.
March 25, 2017 | Baseball
Cal Poly Drops Pair to Nebraska Despite Ninth-Inning Rallies
Cal Poly scored twice in the ninth inning of the opener and three times in the final frame of the nightcap, but fell short both times as Nebraska held on for 6-5 and 6-4 victories in a Saturday afternoon doubleheader before 1,594 inside Baggett Stadium.
March 24, 2017 | Baseball
Cal Poly Earns Second Walk-Off Win in a Week; Defeats Nebraska 3-2
Sophomore catcher Nick Meyer singled through the left side of the Nebraska infield in the ninth inning, scoring Brett Binning from second base and lifting Cal Poly to a 3-2 walkoff victory over the Huskers in a non-conference baseball game Friday afternoon before 1,293 inside Baggett Stadium.
March 21, 2017 | Men's Basketball
Nwaba Signs Multi-Year Contract to Remain with the Los Angeles Lakers
Following a pair of successive and successful 10-day contracts with the Los Angeles Lakers, the franchise announced Tuesday that graduated Cal Poly men's basketball guard David Nwaba (2013-16) has signed a multi-year contract with the organization. Per franchise policy, terms of the contract were not released.
March 23, 2017 | Men's Soccer
Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Releases Four-Match Spring Schedule
The Cal Poly men's soccer program announced its 2017 spring match schedule on Thursday morning, a four-game stretch that includes opponents from the NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II, Premier Development League and junior college levels.
March 22, 2017 | Track & Field
Mustang Track & Field to Host Annual Cal Poly #ShareSLO Invitational
The meet will begin with the hammer throw and discus at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Friday at Cuesta College. All other events will be held at the Cal Poly Track & Field Complex on Saturday, starting with the javelin at 11 a.m. and concluding with the 4x400-meter relay races a bit before 4 p.m.
March 21, 2017 | Softball
Hyland Named Both USA Softball and NFCA National Player of the Week
Following a five-game pitching performance where she posted a 4-0 record, a 0.95 ERA, struck out 40 hitters in 29.1 innings and matched the Big West Conference record for career strikeouts, Cal Poly softball senior righthander Sierra Hyland was named both the USA Softball Collegiate National Co-Player of the Week and Louisville Slugger/NFCA National Co-Pitcher of the Week on Tuesday.
March 20, 2017
Coca-Cola Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Week: Spencer Howard
Sophomore right-hander Spencer Howard, who pitched seven scoreless innings to lead Cal Poly to its series-clinching victory over Wichita State over the weekend, has been selected as the Coca-Cola Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Week.
March 20, 2017 | Track & Field
Mustang Minute: Track and Field Decathlete Ted Scranton
The 2017 Cal Poly #ShareSLO Invitational will begin with the hammer and discus at Cuesta College on Friday from 1 to 4 p.m. The majority of competition will be hosted at Cal Poly on Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
March 19, 2017 | Softball
Hyland Ties Big West Career Strikeout Record in Doubleheader Sweep
Senior righthander Sierra Hyland struck out 10 combined hitters during the Cal Poly softball program's Sunday doubleheader sweep to match the all-time Big West Conference career strikeout record as the Mustangs closed the Loyola Marymount Tournament and pushed their winning streak to eight straight games by defeating Sacramento State (7-2) and Dartmouth (2-1).
March 22, 2017 | Baseball
Cal Poly to Host Nebraska for Four Baseball Games This Weekend
Cal Poly (7-12, 0-0 Big West), which earned its first series win of the 2017 baseball season by taking two of three games against Wichita State last week, concludes a 12-game homestand with a four-game non-conference series against Nebraska (9-9, 0-0 Big Ten).
March 18, 2017 | Softball
Cal Poly Softball Tops No. 9 Oklahoma for Second Straight Day, 3-1
Sophomore right fielder Crimson Kaiser homered and senior righthander Sierra Hyland struck out five hitters as the Cal Poly softball program – for the second successive day – handed defending Women's College World Series champion and No. 9 Oklahoma a 3-1 defeat at the Loyola Marymount Tournament.
March 18, 2017 | Baseball
Cal Poly Clinches Series Against Wichita State With 3-0 Shutout
Spencer Howard and two relievers combined on a four-hit shutout and 14 strikeouts as Cal Poly earned its first series win of the 2017 baseball season, blanking Wichita State 3-0 in a non-conference game Saturday night before 1,441 inside Baggett Stadium.