July 28, 2014 | Baseball Mathias Finishes Team USA Stint with Two Singles Against Cuba There were only two games this summer in which Mathias failed to reach base. He and LSU's Alex Bregman were the squad's only players to start all 28 games.
July 28, 2014 | Women's Basketball Elegado to Return to Mustangs for 2014-15 Season Elegado, who redshirted as a freshman in 2010-11, graduated in June with a recreation, parks & tourism admin. degree and will now be a graduate student with a concentration in sport management.
July 23, 2014 | Track & Field Cal Poly Track and Field Earns Coaches Association All-Academic Honors Four individuals from the Cal Poly track and field team, as well as the entire women's squad, were selected to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association's All-Academic Team for the 2014 season.
July 21, 2014 | Women's Soccer Kobinski Scores First International Goal in Guam Win at East Asian Cup While with the Mustangs, Kobinski was a two-time All-West Region attacking player, and won the Big West Conference Midfielder of the Year award as a senior in 2012.
July 20, 2014 | Women's Basketball Cal Poly Basketball Golf Tournament Set for Sept. 21 at Cypress Ridge Dinner and an awards ceremony, along with a raffle and silent auction, will start at 6 p.m.
July 20, 2014 | Baseball Mathias, Team USA Defeat Japan 6-3 to Win Honkbal Week Championship The title, coming at the 27th edition of the international tournament, was Team USA's first since 2008.
July 18, 2014 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Meet the Team Day Set for Saturday, Aug. 16 Culminating in the program’s annual intrasquad Green versus Gold match, the Cal Poly men’s soccer team will host its second annual Meet the Team Day event and youth skills clinic for fans on Saturday, Aug. 16 at the university’s Upper Sports Complex.
July 16, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men's Basketball Summer Interview Series - Part II In part No. 2 of the Cal Poly men's basketball team's summer interview series, assistant coach Sam Kirby and senior Michael Bolden discuss burritos, career opportunities and three things to bring if stranded on an island.
July 17, 2014 | Wrestling Cal Poly Wrestling Adds Four to 2013-14 Recruiting Class The Cal Poly wrestling team has announced the addition of four wrestlers to the 2013-14 recruiting class. All four signed a National Letter of Intent during the Regular Signing Period, which ends August 1.
July 16, 2014 | Baseball Miller Continues to Hit Well for Salem Red Sox in Carolina League Former Cal Poly infielder Mike Miller continues to swing a hot bat for the Salem Red Sox in the Carolina League, hitting .338 with seven doubles and 13 RBI. His 10-game hitting streak was snapped last week.
July 17, 2014 | Baseball Mathias Goes Hitless, But Team USA Cruises to 8-1 Win Over Netherlands Despite a hitless day by Cal Poly junior-to-be Mark Mathias, Team USA rolled to an 8-1 victory over the Netherlands in its fifth game during Honkbal Week at Pim Mulier Stadium in Haarlem, the Netherlands, on Wednesday.
July 15, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men’s Basketball Adds 6-9 Forward Transfer Luke Meikle The future of the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s frontcourt play was strengthened on Tuesday afternoon with the announcement by sixth-year head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department that 6-9 forward and Gonzaga transfer Luke Meikle has joined the program for the 2014-15 season. Meikle will redshirt the upcoming year due to NCAA transfer rules, but enjoy three remaining years of eligibility beginning with the 2015-16 season.
July 15, 2014 | Football Cal Poly Selected to Finish Fourth in Big Sky by Coaches and Media The Cal Poly football team has been selected by Big Sky Conference coaches and the media to repeat its fourth-place finish of a year ago.
July 15, 2014 | Baseball Mathias Produces RBI Single as Team USA Defeats Japan 6-0 Cal Poly junior-to-be Mark Mathias singled and knocked in a run as Team USA shut out Japan 6-0 in its fourth game during Honkbal Week at Pim Mulier Stadium in Haarlem, the Netherlands, on Tuesday.
July 14, 2014 | Football Ivory, Dzubnar Named to Big Sky Preseason All-Conference Team Cal Poly slotback Kristaan Ivory and linebacker Nick Dzubnar have been selected to the 2014 Big Sky Preseason All-Conference Team.
July 9, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men's Basketball Summer Interview Series - Part I In part No. 1 of the Cal Poly men's basketball program's summer interview series, head coach Joe Callero and senior guard Maliik Love pitch LeBron James on becoming a Mustang and discuss Maliik's law enforcement career.
July 14, 2014 | Baseball Mathias Goes 0-for-3 With a Walk; Team USA Defeats Chinese Taipei Cal Poly junior-to-be Mark Mathias went hitless for only the fourth time in 18 games this summer, but drew a walk as Team USA shut out Chinese Taipei 4-0 in its third game during Honkbal Week at Pim Mulier Stadium in Haarlem, the Netherlands, on Monday.
July 12, 2014 | Baseball Mathias Produces Single, Sacrifice Bunt as Team USA No-Hits Netherlands Cal Poly junior-to-be Mark Mathias singled and laid down a key ninth-inning sacrifice bunt as Team USA defeated the Netherlands 3-0 on a combined no-hitter by four pitchers Saturday night at Pim Mulier Stadium during Honkbal Week.
July 9, 2014 | Baseball Summer Collegiate League Season Well Underway for Several Mustangs Outfielders Zack Zehner, Kevin Morgan and Alex Michaels, infielder John Schuknecht and catcher Brett Barbier all sport batting averages above the .300 mark for their summer collegiate league teams.
July 11, 2014 | Baseball Mathias Reaches Base Three Times in Team USA Loss to Japan Cal Poly junior-to-be Mark Mathias reached base three times Friday, but Team USA was held to just one hit and fell 1-0 to Japan in the opening game of the 27th edition of Honkbal Week at Pim Mulier Stadium.
July 10, 2014 | Baseball Single, Sacrifice Fly by Mathias Lift Team USA to 7-0 Victory Over Japan Cal Poly junior-to-be Mark Mathias singled and drove in a run with a sacrifice fly as Team USA blanked Japan 7-0 Tuesday night at Buck Hardee Field in Wilmington, N.C., clinching the three-game International Friendship Series, two games to one.
July 7, 2014 | Football Dzubnar Named to CFPA Watch List for FCS Linebackers Senior middle linebacker Nick Dzubnar, Cal Poly's leading tackler each of the last two years, has been named to College Football Performance Awards' watch list for Football Championship Subdivision linebackers.
July 2, 2014 | General News Director of Athletics: A 'Fantastic' Year for Athletics in 2013-14 Cal Poly director of athletics Don Oberhelman shares with Mustang fans some of the fantastic successes the Mustangs enjoyed in 2013-14, and things to keep an eye on for 2014-15.
July 8, 2014 | Baseball Mathias Drives in Pair of Runs, But Team USA Falls to Japan 7-5 Cal Poly junior-to-be Mark Mathias went hitless for just the second time in 14 games for Team USA, but drove in a pair of runs as USA Baseball’s Collegiate National Team dropped a 7-5 decision to Japan in the second game of a three-game international friendship series Monday night.
July 6, 2014 | Baseball Mathias Homers, Doubles as Team USA Beats Japan 10-0 in Series Opener Cal Poly junior-to-be Mark Mathias hit his first home run for Team USA and also doubled, driving in three runs, as USA Baseball’s Collegiate National Team defeated Japan 10-0 in the opener of a three-game friendship series Sunday afternoon.
July 1, 2014 | General News 39 Student-Athletes Earn Big West Conference All-Academic Honors A total of 39 student-athletes representing 10 Cal Poly winter and spring sports programs were named to the 2013-14 Big West Conference All-Academic Team on Tuesday afternoon.
July 1, 2014 | Baseball Mustangs Finish Second in Nation in Winning Percentage The 2014 Cal Poly baseball team posted the second-best winning percentage in all of Division I.
July 5, 2014 | Baseball Mathias Begins New Hitting Streak as Team USA Wins Chinese Taipei Series SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – A day after his nine-game hitting streak was snapped, Cal Poly junior-to-be infielder Mark Mathias collected a hit in each game of a Saturday doubleheader against Chinese Taipei at Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham, N.C.
July 4, 2014 | Baseball Mathias Drives in a Run in Team USA's 2-0 Victory Over Chinese Taipei For the first time in 10 games for USA Baseball’s Collegiate National Team, Cal Poly junior-to-be Mark Mathias failed to get a hit. But Mathias, starting at first base and batting second in the lineup, knocked in an insurance run in the ninth inning with a grounder to third base as Team USA blanked Chinese Taipei 2-0 Friday night.
July 3, 2014 | Baseball One More Hit for Mathias in 6-2 Victory Over Chinese Taipei Cal Poly junior-to-be Mark Mathias produced a single in four at-bats, scored a run and also walked as USA Baseball’s Collegiate National Team defeated Chinese Taipei 6-2 in the second game of a five-game Friendship Series on Wednesday night at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C.
July 2, 2014 | Baseball Two Hits for Mathias in 5-5 Tie with Chinese Taipei Cal Poly junior-to-be Mark Mathias continued his torrid hitting pace with a single and double as USA Baseball’s Collegiate National Team battled Chinese Taipei to a 10-inning 5-5 draw in the opening game of a five-game Friendship Series on Tuesday night at Coleman Field at the National Training Complex in Cary, N.C.
June 30, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Mustang Volleyball Program Announces 2014 Schedule Highlighted by seven matches versus opponents that qualified for last year’s NCAA Tournament and 13 contests inside the Mott Athletics Center, the Cal Poly volleyball program announced its 26-match 2014 regular season schedule on Monday afternoon.
June 30, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Infielder Mark Mathias Earns Spot on Team USA Roster For the second straight year, Cal Poly will be represented on Team USA by one of its baseball players. Following in the footsteps of southpaw Matt Imhof, junior-to-be second baseman Mark Mathias was named Monday morning to the 24-man Collegiate National Team by USA Baseball.
June 30, 2014 | Baseball Former Mustangs Make Roster Moves in Professional Baseball Kyle Anderson and Frankie Reed have moved up while Evan Reed dropped to Triple-A, leaving the Cal Poly baseball program with just three former players currently in the Major Leagues.
June 30, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Finishes in Top Twenty in All Five Major Polls Cal Poly’s historic 47-win baseball season, which included its first Big West Conference championship and third NCAA regional bid, has resulted in a top-20 finish in all five major NCAA Division I polls.
June 28, 2014 | Track & Field Cal Poly Grad Day-Monroe Wins Heptathlon Title at USA Championships Her previous championships came in 2011 (with a score of 6,058) and last summer (6,550).
June 29, 2014 | Baseball Mathias Finishes Red, White and Blue Tour on Sunday With One Hit Cal Poly junior-to-be Mark Mathias singled in three at-bats and also walked twice and scored two times, but Team USA suffered its first loss in the Red, White and Blue Tour, falling 7-5 to the Peninsula Pilots of the Coastal Plain League on Sunday night at Warm Memorial Stadium in Hampton, Va.
June 29, 2014 | Track & Field Cal Poly Alumni Brown Trafton, Vessey Fourth at USA Championships Earlier in the day in the infield, USATF and NBC jointly honored members of the 1968 U.S. Olympic team, including former Mustang star Reynaldo Brown.
June 26, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Adds Guard Trevor John for 2014-15 Season The Cal Poly men’s basketball team moved a player closer to rounding off its 2014-15 roster recently with the announcement by sixth-year head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department that 6-3, 182-pound guard Trevor John has joined the program for the upcoming season.
June 27, 2014 | Baseball Another Multi-Hit Game for Cal Poly's Mark Mathias in Team USA Victory Cal Poly junior-to-be Mark Mathias produced his third multi-hit game in the last four nights, going 2-for-4 with a walk and a run scored, as Team USA scored six runs over the final three innings to break a close game open late and defeated the Columbia Blowfish of the Coastal Plain League, 9-1, on Thursday evening at Capital City Stadium.
June 25, 2014 | Men's Basketball Eversley Inks First Professional Contract with Westports Malaysia Dragons Following an historic senior season in which he was named Big West Conference Tournament Most Valuable Player after helping lead the Cal Poly men’s basketball program to the 2014 NCAA Tournament second round, former Mustang forward Chris Eversley signed his first professional contact to compete for the Kuala Lumpur-based Westports Malaysia Dragons.
June 27, 2014 | Track & Field Day-Monroe Leads at USA Championships; Bruce, Vessey in Finals on NBC Day-Monroe, a two-time Olympian, was a seven-time All-American at Cal Poly. In 2005 (via the high jump), she became the ninth student-athlete in school history to win an individual national championship at the Division I level.
June 26, 2014 | Track & Field Former Mustang Vessey Wins 800 Heat to Open USA Championships Three more Cal Poly alumni -- Stephanie Brown Trafton, Ben Bruce and Sharon Day-Monroe -- are also entered in other events.
June 19, 2014 | Women's Soccer Cal Poly Announces 2014 Women's Soccer Schedule Cal Poly is expected to return at least six regular starters and 14 more players who were on the pitch last season -- during which the Mustangs went 11-7-1 overall (including 7-1-0 to win the Big West title) -- joined by two redshirts coming back, plus 10 freshmen.
June 23, 2014 | Baseball Allen Produces First Two Hits as a Professional on Sunday Three of Cal Poly's six baseball players who were drafted earlier this month have signed professional contracts and one of them -- infielder Jimmy Allen -- garnered his first two hits Sunday.
June 25, 2014 | Baseball Another Three-Hit Game for Cal Poly's Mark Mathias in Team USA Victory Starting at third base and moving to the top of the batting order, Cal Poly junior-to-be Mark Mathias produced his second three-hit game for Team USA as the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team defeated the Wilson Tobs of the Coastal Plain League, 14-2, on Wednesday night at Fleming Stadium.
June 24, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Infielder Mark Mathias Contributes Again in Another Team USA Win Cal Poly junior-to-be Mark Mathias doubled, walked twice, knocked in a run and figured in both run-scoring rallies as USA Baseball’s Collegiate National Team defeated the Fayetteville SwampDogs, 2-0, on Tuesday evening at J.P. Riddle Stadium in Fayetteville, N.C.
June 16, 2014 | Football Millard Participating in OTA Workouts with St. Louis Rams Former Cal Poly linebacker Johnny Millard has been participating in organized team activity workouts with the St. Louis Rams over the last two weeks.
June 23, 2014 | Baseball Mathias Contributes Three Hits in Another Team USA Victory Cal Poly junior-to-be Mark Mathias started in a different position for the third straight game and responded with three hits, including a double, as USA Baseball’s Collegiate National Team defeated the High-Point-Thomasville HiToms of the Coastal Plain League, 11-6 Monday night in Thomasville, N.C.
June 22, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Sophomore Mark Mathias Singles Again in Team USA Victory For the second straight game, Cal Poly sophomore Mark Mathias produced a single. On Sunday, he singled in the eighth inning as Team USA defeated a Coastal Plains League Select Squad 4-2 at Coleman Field at the National Training Complex in Cary, N.C.
June 18, 2014 | Baseball Mathias Earns All-West Region First-Team Honors; Quartet on Second Team Cal Poly sophomore second baseman Mark Mathias has earned first-team All-West Region honors while four other Mustangs landed on the second unit.
June 22, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly's Mark Mathias Singles and Scores a Run in Team USA Opener Cal Poly sophomore Mark Mathias singled in three at-bats and scored a run as USA Baseball’s Collegiate National Team defeated the Catawba Valley Stars 14-6 in the opening game of the team’s summer practice schedule Saturday night at Coleman Field at the National Training Complex in Cary, N.C.
June 19, 2014 | Baseball Mathias to Compete for Spot on Team USA Roster For the second year in a row and the fourth time in the last six seasons, a Cal Poly baseball player -- sophomore second baseman Mark Mathias -- has been invited to compete for a spot on USA Baseball's Collegiate National Team.
June 16, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Take Court in 2014 with Nation’s 23rd-Ranked Recruiting Class The Mustang volleyball program will take the court in September with one of the nation’s more formidable freshman classes following the recent announcement that Cal Poly’s seven-player incoming squad was ranked No. 23 among PrepVolleyball.com’s Top 30 Recruiting Classes for 2014.
June 16, 2014 | Baseball Norris, Wagman Produce Winning Streaks on the Mound Mike Miller continued his strong start since coming off the disabled list while Bud Norris and Joey Wagman have extended winning streaks on the mound this month.
June 14, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Unveils 2013-14 Team Awards Big West Conference Tournament champions and a program that advanced to the NCAA Tournament second round, the Cal Poly men's basketball team placed the final touches on its historic 2013-14 season as the program unveiled its annual list of award winners and honorees inside the university's Performing Arts Center on Friday evening.
June 11, 2014 | Baseball Trio of Mustangs Earn All-America Honors from Baseball America, NCBWA A trio of players from Cal Poly’s historic 2014 baseball team earned All-America honors as Baseball America and the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association announced its postseason teams Wednesday. Sophomore second baseman Mark Mathias was honored by both groups, landing on the Baseball America second team and the NCBWA’s third team.
June 7, 2014 | Baseball Allen, Hoo Selected on Final Day of Major League Baseball Draft Third baseman Jimmy Allen and catcher Chris Hoo, both seniors, became Cal Poly’s fifth and sixth players drafted in the 2014 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, which concluded a three-day run Saturday at the MLB Network studios in Secaucus, N.J.
June 8, 2014 | Baseball Miller Returns to Lineup in Boston Red Sox Organization Former Cal Poly infielder Mike Miller played his first game of the 2014 season last Sunday after being activated from the injured list by the Salem Red Sox of the Carolina League.
June 7, 2014 | Men's Basketball Chris Eversley Reflects on Showcase Tour of China Former Cal Poly forward Chris Eversley – the 2014 Big West Conference Tournament Most Valuable Player after helping the Mustangs to their first NCAA Division I Tournament appearance in March – took a moment to reflect on a recent tour of China with a United States representative team affiliated with the United States Basketball Academy.
June 8, 2014 | Baseball Torres, Zehner, Reilly Selected on Second Day of MLB Draft Outfielders Nick Torres and Zack Zehner along with closer Reed Reilly, all juniors on Cal Poly’s Big West Conference championship baseball team, were selected on the second day of the 2014 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Friday at the MLB Network studios in Secaucus, N.J.
June 5, 2014 | Baseball Imhof Cal Poly’s Third-Highest Draft Selection, Taken by Phillies Cal Poly junior southpaw Matt Imhof was the sixth selection in the second round, 47th overall, by the Philadelphia Phillies in Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Draft on Thursday night at the MLB Network studios in Secaucus, N.J.
June 5, 2014 | General News Eversley, Hyland Named Cal Poly’s Athletes of the Year For the second year in a row, a freshman has been named Cal Poly’s Female Athlete of the Year. Sierra Hyland earned the honor at the Night of the Mustang on Wednesday night while senior Chris Eversley, was named Cal Poly Male Athlete of the Year.
June 7, 2014 | Baseball Hoo, Bloomquist and Imhof Earn Top Mustang Team Awards Cal Poly senior catcher Chris Hoo earned the Cal Poly baseball team's Ozzie Smith Most Valuable Player Award for 2014 while junior southpaw Matt Imhof and sophomore right-hander Casey Bloomquist will share the Mike Krukow Outstanding Pitcher Award.
June 6, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Wraps Up Historic 2014 Season With 47 Wins, Big West Title A Big West Conference championship, 47 victories, a 12-game winning streak, back-to-back regional appearances, hosting an NCAA regional for the first time, winning a pair of regional games and 15 crowds in excess of 2,000 fans in Baggett Stadium. Those are the major accomplishments in an historic 2014 baseball season resulting in Cal Poly’s ninth winning season in the last 11 years, its fourth 40-victory campaign ever and third NCAA regional appearance in the last six years
June 4, 2014 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Solidifies Staff for 2014 Season Cal Poly men’s soccer head coach Paul Holocher cemented the program’s managerial and support staff for the 2014 season with the recent announcement that Luis Trejo has joined the team as goalkeeper trainer while Brian Cronin begins duties as the program’s director of operations.
June 5, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Fans Praised for 'Amazing' San Luis Obispo Regional More than 15,000 fans passed through the turnstyles for the six games played in the 2014 NCAA Division I San Luis Obispo Regional over the weekend at Baggett Stadium, producing an environment called "electric," "tremendous," "memorable," "amazing" and "awesome" by coaches, spectators and players.
June 4, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Falls to Pepperdine 10-6 in Championship Game of SLO Regional Right fielder Bryan Langlois tripled to drive in three runs in the ninth inning, snapping a 6-6 tie and sending Pepperdine to a 10-6 victory over Cal Poly in the championship game of the 2014 NCAA Division I San Luis Obispo Regional on Sunday night in Baggett Stadium.
June 3, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Eliminates Sacramento State, 6-5, in San Luis Obispo Regional Cal Poly built a 5-1 lead in the first four innings and held on to beat Sacramento State 6-5 in an elimination game of the 2014 NCAA Division I San Luis Obispo Regional on Sunday before 2,473 in Baggett Stadium.
May 31, 2014 | Track & Field Bryan Ties for 13th in High Jump at West Regional Championships She and seven others initially tied for 11th among the field of 48, all while clearing 5 feet, 7.75 inches, forcing a jump-off at John McDonnell Field to determine the final two competitors to move on to Oregon.
June 2, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Falls to Pepperdine in Second Round of SLO Regional Pepperdine rallied for two runs in the seventh inning to overcome a 1-0 deficit and Aaron Brown and Eric Karch combined to hold Cal Poly to three hits as the Waves edged the Mustangs 2-1 in a second-round game of the 2014 NCAA Division I San Luis Obispo Regional on Saturday night before 2,941 in Baggett Stadium.
June 1, 2014 | Baseball Tickets Remain On Sale for Cal Poly vs. Sacramento State Game As of 10 a.m. Sunday, about 500 tickets remain for Cal Poly's game against Sacramento State in the 2014 Division I San Luis Obispo Regional at Baggett Stadium.
May 31, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly, Pepperdine to Play Deciding Game of Season Series Saturday Cal Poly and Pepperdine will play the rubber match of their season series Saturday night, but with more at stake this time.
May 31, 2014 | Baseball Sacramento State Upsets Arizona State 5-4 in San Luis Obispo Regional Right fielder Nathan Lukes drove in three runs and No. 4 Sacramento State scored three times in the eighth inning to break a 2-2 tie and held on to upset No. 2 Arizona State 5-4 in an elimination game of the 2014 NCAA Division I San Luis Obispo Regional on Saturday at Cal Poly’s Baggett Stadium.
May 30, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Defeats Sacramento State 4-2 on First Day of SLO Regional Southpaw Matt Imhof and right-hander Reed Reilly combined on a three-hitter as Cal Poly defeated Sacramento State 4-2 on the opening day of the NCAA Division I San Luis Obispo Regional on Friday night before 2,922 in Baggett Stadium.
May 30, 2014 | Baseball Pepperdine Holds On For 3-2 Victory Over Arizona State in Regional Opener No. 3 Pepperdine scored three times in the first two innings and Corey Miller and two relievers made the lead stand up as the Waves defeated No. 2 Arizona State 3-2 in the opening game of the San Luis Obispo Regional on Friday at Baggett Stadium.
May 30, 2014 | Track & Field Cal Poly Competes on Day 2 of West Regional Championships at Arkansas Two more Mustangs are scheduled to compete at 4 p.m. PDT Saturday.
May 29, 2014 | Baseball Mathias, Imhof and Bloomquist Earn All-American Honors Cal Poly second baseman Mark Mathias and starting pitchers Matt Imhof and Casey Bloomquist have earned Louisville Slugger All-American honors from Collegiate Baseball Newspaper.
May 27, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly to Face Sacramento State in San Luis Obispo Regional Friday Cal Poly, competing in an NCAA regional for the third time in the last six years, will host a postseason Division I baseball event for the first time this weekend, joining Sacramento State, Arizona State and Pepperdine in the four-team double-elimination San Luis Obispo Regional at Baggett Stadium. Coach Larry Lee’s No. 1-seeded Mustangs will face No. 4 Sacramento State on Friday at 6 p.m.
May 29, 2014 | Track & Field Davidson Leads Mustangs on First Day of West Regional Championships Sean Davidson highlighted the opening night of the NCAA West Regional Championships for the Cal Poly track and field team, as the senior came in 15th in the men's 10,000-meter run around John McDonnell Field on Thursday.
May 27, 2014 | Baseball Six Mustang Players Earn All-Big West First-Team Honors Cal Poly earned three of the six top major awards and six Mustang baseball players earned first-team All-Big West Conference honors as voted by the nine head coaches Tuesday.
May 28, 2014 | General News Cal Poly Finishes With Its Best Big West Commissioner's Cup Score Ever Cal Poly ended the regular season with its highest score ever achieved in the history of the Big West Commissioner's Cup, and the Mustangs' second-place status also matched the school's best finish since the annual conference competition began in 1998-99.
May 25, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Selected to Host NCAA Regional for First Time For the first time in its 20-year NCAA Division I history, the Big West Conference championship Cal Poly baseball team has been selected to host an NCAA regional.
May 24, 2014 | Track & Field Ten from Cal Poly to Compete at West Regional Championships at Arkansas Ten members of the Cal Poly track and field team will compete at the NCAA West Regional Championships at John McDonnell Field in Fayetteville, Ark. next week. The meet will begin at 2:30 p.m. PDT Thursday and conclude at about 8 p.m. Saturday.
May 26, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly to Host Sacramento State, Arizona State and Pepperdine Pepperdine, Arizona State and Sacramento State have been selected as the baseball teams filling out the field for the first-ever NCAA Division I San Luis Obispo Regional.
May 20, 2014 | Baseball All-Session Tickets for Potential Regional at Cal Poly On Sale Wednesday All-session general admission tickets for a potential NCAA baseball regional in Baggett Stadium on the Cal Poly campus will go on sale Wednesday morning.
May 21, 2014 | Track & Field Frias Wins Big West Conference Track Athlete of the Year Award Frias was a two-time Big West Track Athlete of the Week this season. He'll next compete in the 10K at the West Regional meet at 9 p.m. May 29 at Arkansas.
May 22, 2014 | Baseball Van Gansen Remains on Brooks Wallace Watch List Cal Poly sophomore shortstop Peter Van Gansen remains on the Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year Award watch list after the National College Baseball Hall of Fame released its updated list of 16 candidates for the nation's top shortstop Thursday.
May 19, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Season Banquet Set for June 13 In recognition of the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s historic 2013-14 successes, the program recently announced that the annual season-celebrating banquet will be held on Friday, June 13 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. inside the university’s Performing Arts Center.
May 21, 2014 | Baseball Bloomquist Replaces Imhof on Pitcher of the Year Award Watch List Cal Poly sophomore right-hander Casey Bloomquist has taken the place of junior southpaw Matt Imhof as the College Baseball Hall of Fame's Pitcher of the Year Award watch list was trimmed to 18 players Wednesday.
May 20, 2014 | Men's Golf Five Mustang Golfers Advance to U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying Round Five current or former Cal Poly golfers have advanced to sectional qualifying for the 2014 U.S. Open.
May 19, 2014 | Baseball Big West Champion Cal Poly Moves Up in All Five Major Division I Polls Winning six straight games and nine of 10 en route to its first Big West Conference baseball championship, Cal Poly moved upward in all five major NCAA Division I polls released Monday, including a jump of seven spots in one poll.
May 19, 2014 | Baseball Third Baseman Jimmy Allen Earns Big West Field Player of the Week Award Cal Poly senior third baseman Jimmy Allen, who hit three home runs in a Big West Conference baseball series at Cal State Northridge last weekend, has earned Big West Conference Field Player of the Week honors for the second time this season.
May 18, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Earns Big West Title and Automatic Berth in NCAA Regionals Junior right-hander Danny Zandona earned his second victory of the week, pitching 3 1/3 scoreless innings in relief, and Reed Reilly, also a junior right-hander, notched a two-inning save, his 10th of the year, as No. 5 Cal Poly clinched its first Big West Conference baseball championship with a 3-1 victory over Cal State Northridge on Sunday at Matador Field.
May 17, 2014 | Track & Field Jordan, Frias Win Titles for Cal Poly at Big West Championships Jamison Jordan and Chris Frias won events for Cal Poly at the Big West Conference Championships on Saturday at Woody Wilson Track, helping the Mustangs finish in second place.
May 16, 2014 | Track & Field Davidson Shatters Meet Record on First Day of Big West Championships Cal Poly senior Sean Davidson shattered the all-time Big West Conference Championships meet record in the men's 10,000-meter run on Friday night, two of his teammates swept the 3,000 steeplechase titles, and 10 other Mustangs qualified for finals at Toomey Field & Woody Wilson Track.
May 15, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Places Trio of Players on Dick Howser Trophy Semifinalist List Three members of the 2014 Cal Poly baseball team -- Matt Imhof, Casey Bloomquist and Mark Mathias -- are semifinalists for the 2014 Dick Howser Trophy, given to the top player in collegiate baseball and presented by Easton Foundations.
May 17, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Clinches Big West Series at Cal State Northridge With 6-3 Victory Sophomore right-hander Casey Bloomquist earned his 12th victory, scattering six hits over seven innings, while senior third baseman Jimmy Allen and sophomore second baseman Mark Mathias combined for six hits and three RBI as No. 5 Cal Poly defeated Cal State Northridge 6-3 Saturday afternoon at Matador Field.
May 15, 2014 | Softball Hyland Selected to NFCA All-West Region Team Recognized once more for the most historic pitching season in Cal Poly softball program history, freshman Sierra Hyland became the first Mustang in four years to earn NFCA All-West Region selection as the righthander was named to the second team on Thursday morning.
May 16, 2014 | Baseball No. 5 Cal Poly Opens Big West Series at Cal State Northridge With 16-10 Win Cal Poly slugged four home runs and also doubled seven times as part of a 20-hit offensive attack, all season highs, coasting to a 16-10 victory over Cal State Northridge in the opener of a three-game Big West Conference baseball series Friday afternoon in 99-degree heat at Matador Field.
May 14, 2014 | Track & Field Cal Poly Travels to Big West Conference Championships This Week Saturday's competition will begin at noon; Fox Sports Prime Ticket will televise the finals live from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
May 14, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Closes Out Regular Season With Big West Series at Northridge Cal Poly (42-10, 16-5 Big West), still in the hunt for its first Big West Conference championship after winning a series against first-place UC Irvine over the weekend, wraps up the regular season this weekend with a three-game Big West series against Cal State Northridge (18-32, 6-12 Big West) at Matador Field (cap.: 1,000) in Northridge.
May 14, 2014 | General News 14 Cal Poly Intercollegiate Athletics Teams Improve APR Multi-Year Rates Led by men's basketball and men's swimming and diving, 14 of Cal Poly's 20 intercollegiate athletics teams improved their multi-year rates during the 2012-13 academic year, according to Academic Progress Rate figures released by the NCAA on Wednesday.
May 14, 2014 | Women's Tennis Mustang Women’s Tennis Team Adds Two for 2014-15 Season With four senior players departing from last season’s squad, third-year Cal Poly women’s tennis head coach Damon Coupe strengthened the Mustang program’s 2014-15 roster with the recent announcement that Abby Bacharach (Newcastle, Calif.) has signed a National Letter of Intent while Danè Joubert (De Doorns, South Africa) will join the team as a transfer from North Texas.
May 13, 2014 | Softball Hyland Named Pitcher of the Year; Seven Mustangs on All-Big West Team After compiling the most dominant pitching season in Cal Poly softball program history, righthander Sierra Hyland was honored on Tuesday afternoon as the Big West Conference Pitcher of the Year and Freshman Pitcher of the Year. Also named to the All-Big West first team, Hyland headlined a list of seven Mustangs who earned 2014 all-conference praise.
May 13, 2014 | Men's Tennis Carless Chosen as Wilson/ITA Southwest Region Coach of the Year The honor comes two weeks after Carless was also selected as the Big West Conference Coach of the Year.
May 12, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Inches Up in Two National Baseball Polls, Drops in Another The Cal Poly baseball team, which won three of four games last week, including a series win over UC Irvine, moved up in two of the five major NCAA Division I polls on Monday.
May 13, 2014 | Baseball No. 5 Cal Poly Holds On to Beat Saint Mary’s 6-5 in Non-Conference Game Junior right-hander Danny Zandona pitched five strong innings for his third win and John Schuknecht and Brett Barbier produced key two-run hits as No. 5 Cal Poly defeated Saint Mary’s 6-5 in a non-conference baseball game Tuesday afternoon.
May 12, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly to Visit Saint Mary’s for Single Non-Conference Game Tuesday Cal Poly (41-10, 16-5 Big West), still in the hunt for its first Big West Conference championship after winning a series against first-place UC Irvine over the weekend, steps out of conference play Tuesday afternoon with a single game at Saint Mary’s (15-36, 7-17 West Coast) at Louis Guisto Field (cap.: 1,000) in Moraga.
May 11, 2014 | Football Pair of Mustangs Sign Free Agent Contracts; Another Invited to Mini-Camp Two players from the 2013 Cal Poly football team signed free agent contracts shortly after the 2014 National Football League Draft ended Saturday at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Another received mini-camp offers from two teams.
May 10, 2014 | Track & Field Bennett, Ahrold Earn All-Big West Conference Honors in Decathlon Cal Poly's Devin Bennett finished second in the men's decathlon at the Big West Conference Championships on Saturday at Toomey Field & Woody Wilson Track.
May 11, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Clinches Big West Series Against UC Irvine With 10-3 Victory Cal Poly celebrated Mother’s Day and Senior Day with a 10-3 victory over No. 16 UC Irvine on Sunday, clinching the Big West Conference baseball series at Baggett Stadium, two games to one.
May 10, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Evens Big West Series Against UC Irvine With Quick 1-0 Win Freshman right-hander Justin Calomeni and two relievers combined on a two-hit shutout as No. 5 Cal Poly blanked No. 16 UC Irvine 1-0 in the middle game of a three-game Big West Conference baseball series Saturday night before 2,742, the fifth-largest crowd in Baggett Stadium’s 14-year history.
May 10, 2014 | Women's Soccer Krieghoff Invited to U-23 National Team Training Camp in June Cal Poly forward Elise Krieghoff was invited Saturday to attend the upcoming U.S. Soccer Under-23 Women's National Team training camp, which will take place from June 7-14 at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista.
May 10, 2014 | Softball Mustangs Close 2014 Season with 3-0 Senior Day Victory Freshman righthander Sierra Hyland tossed a complete-game, seven-hit shutout and drove home every run with a pair of doubles as the Cal Poly softball team closed the 2014 regular season with a 3-0 triumph against UC Riverside inside Bob Janssen field.
May 9, 2014 | Baseball No. 5 Cal Poly Falls to No. 16 UC Irvine 3-2 in Big West Series Opener No. 16 UC Irvine was held to just three hits and struck out 15 times, but the Anteaters still managed to beat No. 5 Cal Poly 3-2 in the opener of a Big West Conference baseball series Friday night before 2,582 in Baggett Stadium.
May 10, 2014 | Men's Tennis Donovan, Comuzzo Win Sets vs. Two Top-Ranked Players in Loss at UCLA Mustang freshman Corey Pang also held his own at the No. 4 spot, trailing 71st-ranked Gage Brymer 7-6, 3-2 before the stoppage.
May 9, 2014 | Track & Field Bennett in Second at Decathlon; 6 PRs Fall for Cal Poly on Day 1 in Davis The decathlon will resume at 11 a.m. Saturday (with the 110 hurdles, discus throw, pole vault, javelin throw and 1,500), followed by the start of the heptathlon (long jump, javelin, 800) at 1 p.m.
May 9, 2014 | Softball Mustangs Eliminated from Big West Title Contention with Friday Split Freshman Sierra Hyland tossed a complete-game, three-hit shutout as the Cal Poly softball program opened a three-game series against UC Riverside with a 3-0 triumph. However, the second-place Mustangs – who required a sweep of UC Riverside to stay in contention for the Big West title and the conference’s automatic NCAA Tournament berth – conceded two early runs during the nightcap and suffered a 2-1 defeat.
May 7, 2014 | Football Trio of Former Mustangs Await 2014 NFL Draft Defensive tackle Sullivan Grosz, linebacker Johnny Millard and slotback Cole Stanford are Cal Poly’s top three candidates for the 2014 National Football League Draft, scheduled for Thursday through Saturday at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
May 7, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly to Host First-Place UC Irvine for Showdown Big West Series Cal Poly (39-9, 14-4 Big West), still in the top 10 in four of the five NCAA Division I baseball polls after claiming the UC Riverside series on the road last weekend, puts a three-game winning streak and 25-2 home record on the line this weekend, hosting UC Irvine (33-14, 14-1 Big West) for a three-game Big West Conference showdown series in expanded Baggett Stadium (cap.: 3,106).
May 7, 2014 | Men's Tennis Cal Poly to Face No. 6 Seed UCLA in NCAA Tournament on Saturday No. 25 Boise State (28-4) and No. 39 San Diego (17-7) are paired up in the other half of the regional.
May 5, 2014 | Softball Hyland Earns Fifth Big West Pitcher of the Week Honor After establishing a new Cal Poly softball program single season record for strikeouts and shutouts and winning twice at conference-leading Long Beach State without surrendering a run in 15 innings, Mustang freshman righthander Sierra Hyland was named Big West Pitcher of the Week for a fifth time on Monday.
May 3, 2014 | Football Offense Moves Ball Well to Beat Defense 30-26 in Spring Game The Cal Poly offense was held out of the end zone but moved the ball well with 25 first downs in the 90-minute Spring Game on Saturday in Alex G. Spanos Stadium. The offense beat the defense 30-26.
May 5, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Remains in Top Ten in Four of Five Major NCAA Division I Polls Although the Cal Poly baseball team posted its second straight 2-2 week, the Mustangs remain in the top 10 in four of the five major NCAA Division I polls.
May 6, 2014 | Baseball No. 5 Cal Poly Avenges Loss to Pepperdine With 5-1 Victory Junior right-hander Danny Zandona pitched five scoreless innings for his second victory and sophomore designated hitter Brian Mundell knocked in three runs with two hits and a sacrifice fly as No. 5 Cal Poly defeated Pepperdine 5-1 in a non-conference baseball game Tuesday night before 1,552 in Baggett Stadium.
May 5, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly to Open Four-Game Home Stand Tuesday Against Pepperdine Cal Poly (38-9, 12-3 Big West), still in the top 10 in four of the five NCAA Division I baseball polls after claiming the UC Riverside series on the road last weekend, opens a four-game home stand Tuesday night with a rematch against Pepperdine (32-12, 15-6 West Coast) in expanded Baggett Stadium.
May 4, 2014 | Baseball No. 3/4/5 Cal Poly Clinches UC Riverside Series With 7-2 Victory Sophomore right-hander Casey Bloomquist earned his 10th victory of the season while senior catcher Chris Hoo, junior center fielder Jordan Ellis and sophomore shortstop Peter Van Gansen all knocked in a pair of runs as No. 3/4/5 Cal Poly clinched its three-game Big West Conference baseball series against UC Riverside with a 7-2 victory Sunday afternoon at the Riverside Sports Complex.
May 3, 2014 | Track & Field Love, Nielsen Win Twice Each for Cal Poly at Dual Meet Against UCSB The Cal Poly track and field team won 17 events at the annual Blue-Green Rivalry home dual meet against UCSB on Saturday.
May 3, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Snaps Four-Game Losing Streak With 7-5 Victory No. 3/4/5 Cal Poly snapped a four-game losing streak the hard way Saturday night at the Riverside Sports Complex, overcoming a 3-0 deficit for a 7-5 Big West Conference baseball victory over UC Riverside.
May 2, 2014 | Baseball No. 3/4/5 Cal Poly Suffers Fourth Straight Loss, Falls to UC Riverside 7-3 UC Riverside snapped a 1-1 tie with four runs in the third inning and never looked back, handing No. 3/4/5 Cal Poly its fourth straight loss with a 7-3 victory Friday night at the Riverside Sports Complex.
May 3, 2014 | Women's Basketball Santiago Named Bulgarian Finals MVP Again, Leads Dunav to Another Title In a series-clincher played in front of a crowd of nearly 1,200 and nationally televised, the Blue Angels led 38-24 at halftime before withstanding a few runs.
May 1, 2014 | Track & Field Cal Poly to Host Blue-Green Rivalry Meet vs. UC Santa Barbara on Saturday Field events will start with the hammer throw at 10 a.m., followed by the beginning of track events with the 3,000-meter steeplechase at 12:30.
April 30, 2014 | Football Cal Poly to Conduct 2014 Spring Football Game Saturday at Noon The 2014 Cal Poly Spring Football Game on Saturday in Alex G. Spanos Stadium will showcase for the most part the younger members of the team. Injuries will keep several returning starters out of the game, though juniors Chris Brown and Dano Graves will continue their battle for the starting nod at quarterback.
May 2, 2014 | Men's Basketball Fortier to be Inducted into San Francisco Prep Hall of Fame A standout player at Washington and 17-year professional in Europe, Cal Poly men’s basketball associate head coach Paul Fortier will be recognized for his notable high school career with induction into the San Francisco Prep Hall of Fame on Saturday, May 17.
April 30, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly to Visit UC Riverside for Weekend Big West Series Cal Poly (36-8, 12-3 Big West), coming off its first series loss of the year, takes a three-game losing streak, longest of the season, and concludes a seven-game road trip this weekend with a three-game Big West Conference series against UC Riverside (19-21, 7-5 Big West) at the Riverside Sports Complex.
April 29, 2014 | Men's Tennis Cal Poly Draws No. 6 Seed UCLA in First Round of NCAA Tournament No. 25 Boise State (28-4) and No. 44 San Diego (17-7) were paired up in the other half of the UCLA grouping. They'll play at 9 a.m. before Cal Poly and UCLA take the court at noon.
April 29, 2014 | Women's Tennis Cornea, Stone and Gibbens Earn All-Big West Conference Praise Highlighted by senior Jennifer Cornea's selection to both the All-Big West singles and doubles first teams, the Cal Poly women's tennis program enjoyed three all-conference honorees on Tuesday afternoon.
April 29, 2014 | Men's Tennis Six Mustangs Earn All-Big West Honors; Carless Named Coach of the Year Cal Poly's Ben Donovan was named the Big West Conference Freshman of the Year, and Nick Carless was announced as the Coach of the Year on Tuesday, while five other Mustangs also were honored throughout the rest of the all-conference team.
April 29, 2014 | Baseball No. 3/4/5 Cal Poly Falls to No. 17 Pepperdine, 11-4 Pepperdine unleashed an 18-hit offensive attack and the No. 17 Waves defeated No. 3/4/5 Cal Poly 11-4 in a non-conference baseball game Tuesday afternoon at windy and hot Eddy D. Field Stadium.
April 28, 2014 | Baseball No. 3/4/5 Cal Poly to Visit No. 17 Pepperdine for Single Game on Tuesday Cal Poly (36-7, 12-3 Big West), coming off its first series loss of the year and back-to-back losses for the first time this season, continues a seven-game road trip Tuesday afternoon with a non-conference game at No. 17 Pepperdine (30-9, 14-4 West Coast) at Eddy D. Field Stadium.
April 29, 2014 | Men's Golf Final Round of Big West Conference Finals Canceled Due to High Winds Final round of the 2014 Big West Conference Men’s Golf Championship was canceled Tuesday due to high winds at The Country Club of Soboba Springs and Cal State Fullerton was crowned champion for the second straight year.
April 28, 2014 | Softball Mustang Softball Team Raises $2,858 for Hearst Cancer Resource Center With proceeds originating from auctioned game-worn pink jerseys, sales of commemorative pink t-shirts and raffled prizes, the Cal Poly softball program was able to raise $2,858 for the San Luis Obispo-based Hearst Cancer Resource Center during the program’s NFCA Strikeout Cancer game against Cal State Fullerton on Saturday, April 26.
April 27, 2014 | Men's Tennis Cal Poly Headed Back to NCAA Tournament After Winning Big West Title Cal Poly will wait until 2 p.m. Tuesday to learn its first-round opponent during the NCAA.com Selection Show.
April 28, 2014 | Men's Golf Cal Poly Drops to Eighth Place in Big West Conference Championship Cal Poly lowered its score by one stroke and three of its five golfers had better scores than in Sunday's first round. But Coach Scott Cartwright's Mustang men's golf team still fell two spots to eighth place in the nine-team Big West Conference Championship on Monday at The Country Club at Soboba Springs.
April 28, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Remains in Top Ten in All Five Major NCAA Division I Polls Despite losing a series for the first time this season and suffering back-to-back losses for the first time as well, the Cal Poly baseball team remains in the Top Ten in all five major NCAA Division I polls this week.
April 27, 2014 | Men's Golf Price Tied for Seventh; Cal Poly Sixth After First Round of Big West Finals Cal Poly sophomore Cam Price matched par with a 72 and is tied for seventh place after the first round of play in the 2014 Big West Conference Golf Championship on Sunday at Soboba Springs Country Club.
April 27, 2014 | Baseball No. 1/2/3 Cal Poly Suffers First Series Loss of Season in 1-0 Setback Long Beach State scored an unearned run in the first inning and Nick Sabo and Ty Provencher made it stand up for a 1-0 victory over top-ranked Cal Poly in the finale of a three-game Big West Conference baseball series Sunday afternoon at Blair Field.
April 27, 2014 | Softball Errors Hurt Cal Poly in 5-3 Loss to Cal State Fullerton Freshman righthander Sierra Hyland allowed just one earned run and struck out four Cal State Fullerton batters on Sunday afternoon, but the Mustang softball program committed a season-high four errors – including three in the second inning – and dropped a 5-3 series finale decision to the Titans at Bob Janssen Field.
April 26, 2014 | Track & Field Inouye, Lekas Bring Home Wins for Cal Poly at Bulldog Invitational In addition to the host, Fresno State, the meet also featured Cal State Northridge, Bakersfield, San Jose State, Pacific and UNLV.
April 26, 2014 | Baseball No. 1/2/3 Cal Poly Falls to Long Beach State 7-2, Series Even Long Beach State scored six times in the first four innings and parlayed a 13-hit offensive attack into a 7-2 victory over No. 1/2/3 Cal Poly in a Big West Conference baseball game Saturday afternoon at Blair Field.
April 25, 2014 | Men's Tennis Cal Poly Advances to Big West Championship Match with 4-0 Win vs. UCSB The second-seeded Mustangs will face top-seeded Hawai'i in the championship match at 9 a.m. Sunday on courts 3-8 at Indian Wells Tennis Garden. (Admission is free.)
April 25, 2014 | Women's Basketball Mustangs Add Two Transfers to 2014 Class of Newcomers Cal Poly is coming off a second-place finish in the Big West Conference standings, as well as an appearance in the conference tournament championship game for the fourth time in six years.
April 25, 2014 | Baseball No. 1/2/3 Cal Poly Rallies to Beat Long Beach State 6-3 Junior right fielder Nick Torres singled on a 3-0 pitch, driving in two runs in a three-run eighth-inning rally that snapped a 3-3 tie Friday night as No. 1/2/3 Cal Poly defeated Long Beach State 6-3 in the opener of a three-game Big West Conference baseball series at Blair Field.
April 25, 2014 | Women's Tennis Cal Poly Women’s Tennis Eliminated from Big West Championships Looking to advance at the Big West Conference Championships for the first time in four seasons, the seventh-seeded Cal Poly women’s tennis program was eliminated from contention in a shortened match by second-seeded and 68th-ranked UC Irvine at Indian Wells Tennis Garden, 4-0.
April 23, 2014 | Baseball Top-Ranked Cal Poly to Play Next Seven Games on the Road Cal Poly (35-5, 11-1 Big West), which achieved its first and second shutouts ever against Cal State Fullerton and swept the Titans for the first time in 41 years, moving up to No. 1 in the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper poll, plays its next seven games on the road, beginning with a three-game Big West Conference series Friday through Sunday against Long Beach State (18-20, 5-4 Big West) at Blair Field.
April 25, 2014 | Baseball Imhof, Bloomquist and Van Gansen Land on National Watch Lists Cal Poly pitchers Matt Imhof and Casey Bloomquist along with shortstop Peter Van Gansen have been placed on national watch lists.
April 24, 2014 | Softball Mustangs Host Cal State Fullerton in Pivotal Big West Title Race Series Winners of five of the last six games, the Cal Poly softball program resumes its chase for the Big West Conference championship when hosting Cal State Fullerton for a three-game, April 26-27 series.
April 25, 2014 | Men's Golf Cal Poly to Compete in Big West Conference Championship Starting Sunday Cal Poly will send two freshmen, a pair of sophomores and a junior to the 2014 Big West Conference Men’s Golf Championship, which begins a three-day run Sunday at the Country Club at Soboba Springs in San Jacinto.
April 22, 2014 | Men's Tennis Cal Poly Opens Big West Championship Tournament at 3 p.m. Friday They'll face UC Santa Barbara (9-13), which topped UC Riverside (2-22) on Thursday morning, 4-2.
April 23, 2014 | Women's Tennis Seventh-Seeded Cal Poly Begins Big West Championships Friday Morning Winners of three of its past four matches and the No. 7 seed for the 2014 Big West Conference Championships, the Cal Poly women's tennis program opens tournament action at Indian Wells Tennis Gardens when facing second-seeded UC Irvine on Friday, April 25 in an 8 a.m. quarterfinal matchup.
April 23, 2014 | Softball Cal Poly Softball’s Annual Strikeout Cancer Game Set for Saturday, April 26 With all fundraising proceeds set to go to the Hearst Cancer Resource Center at French Hospital, the Cal Poly softball program's annual NFCA Strikeout Cancer game is scheduled for Saturday, April 26 versus Cal State Fullerton at Bob Janssen Field.
April 22, 2014 | Baseball No. 1/2/3 Cal Poly Defeats San Jose State 12-5 for 11th Straight Win Senior first baseman Tim Wise produced his first career four-hit game, knocking in two runs, and freshman right-hander Slater Lee earned his first win since late February as Cal Poly, one day after earning a No. 1 ranking from Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, extended its winning streak to 11 games with a 12-5 victory over San Jose State on Tuesday night.
April 22, 2014 | Baseball Reilly, Mathias Earn National Honors for Performance in Fullerton Series Cal Poly junior closer Reed Reilly and sophomore second baseman Mark Mathias earned national recognition Tuesday for their performances in the Mustangs' sweep of a series against four-time defending Big West Conference baseball champion Cal State Fullerton.
April 21, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly to Host San Jose State for Single Game Tuesday Night Cal Poly (34-5, 11-1 Big West), which achieved its first and second shutouts ever against Cal State Fullerton and swept the Titans for the first time in 41 years, moving up to No. 1 in the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper poll, hosts San Jose State (12-28, 6-15 Mountain West) for a single non-conference game Tuesday night in expanded Baggett Stadium.
April 20, 2014 | Softball Mustangs Take Big West Break to Host Bakersfield on Tuesday Back in the Big West Conference title race following a three-game, April 18-19 road sweep of Hawai’i, the Cal Poly softball program returns to the central coast to host Bakersfield for Tuesday, April 22 doubleheader.
April 21, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Mustang Volleyball Program Adds Defensive Specialist Bailey Roach The Cal Poly volleyball program strengthened its defensive play recently with the announcement by second-year head coach Sam Crosson and the Mustang Athletics Department that Santa Barbara native Bailey Roach will be joining the squad in anticipation for the 2014 season.
April 21, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Earns No. 1 National Ranking by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Cal Poly's meteoric rise through the national Division I baseball polls this season has reached the top. Coach Larry Lee's Mustangs achieved the school's second No. 1 national ranking in Division I as Collegiate Baseball Newspaper has placed Cal Poly atop its Top 30.
April 21, 2014 | Women's Basketball Schlemer on All-Nan'an Tournament Team, Scores 16 for USA in Jiujiang Schlemer finished her Cal Poly career this winter as the fifth-leading scorer (1,133 points) and rebounder (672) in school history.
April 20, 2014 | Men's Golf Martin Finishes Fourth, Leads Cal Poly to Sixth Place in El Macero Classic One day after carding his best score as a Mustang, Cal Poly freshman golfer Mitch Martin earned his first collegiate top-10 finish, posting a final-round 74 for fourth place in the El Macero Classic on Sunday.
April 19, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Completes Sweep of Cal State Fullerton Series With 3-0 Win Sophomore right-hander Casey Bloomquist has won 15 games in his first two seasons as a Mustang. He earned his first complete game Saturday against a team that has won the last four Big West Conference championships.
April 19, 2014 | Men's Tennis Cal Poly Clinches No. 2 Seed in Big West Tournament with Win Over UCSB Overall, in both singles and doubles in their time at Cal Poly, Comuzzo, De Jager and Thomson have combined to win 226 times individually, and over the past four seasons, they've helped contribute to a combined 18-3 record in Big West dual matches.
April 19, 2014 Cal Poly Sand Volleyball Eliminated in Two at Pac-12 Invitational Three different Mustang combinations produced victory on Saturday at the USC-hosted Pac-12 Invitational at Annenberg Community Beach House, but the Cal Poly sand volleyball program was eliminated from the bracket in two matches and closed the team’s inaugural season with a 3-2 loss to Arizona and 4-1 defeat to Bakersfield.
April 18, 2014 | Softball Mustangs Come Back in Seventh to Take Series Opener at Hawai’i, 6-4 Trailing for the entirety of Friday night, the Cal Poly softball program produced the winning margin in the top of the seventh inning at Hawai’i as a two-out grounder from senior Shea Williams was misplayed by Rainbow Wahine third baseman Kaile Nakao – a miscue that allowed pinch runner Cami Brown to score as the Mustangs earned an eventual 6-4, series-opening win.
April 18, 2014 | Track & Field Frias Makes History Again; Eight More Cal Poly Runners Also Record PRs A day after two members of the Cal Poly track and field team posted times ranking in the top five in school history in their respective events, one more Mustang did the same Friday night at the 56th annual Mt. SAC Relays in Hilmer Lodge Stadium.
April 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Adds Guard Kyle Toth for 2014-15 Season The Cal Poly men’s basketball team strengthened its backcourt play for the upcoming season with the announcement by fifth-year head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department that 6-1, 175-pound transfer and combo guard Kyle Toth has signed a National Letter of Intent with the Mustangs in anticipation of joining the program for the 2014-15 season.
April 18, 2014 | Baseball No. 3 Cal Poly Clinches Cal State Fullerton Series With Walk-Off 4-3 Victory Junior right fielder Nick Torres doubled to the gap in left-center field, scoring sophomore second baseman Mark Mathias from first base in the 13th inning, as No. 3 Cal Poly earned a 4-3 walk-off victory over No. 19 Cal State Fullerton before 2,831 Saturday night in Baggett Stadium.
April 18, 2014 | Football Offense Ahead of Defense as Cal Poly Conducts Mid-Spring Camp Scrimmage Cal Poly's offense exploded for three long touchdowns in a 25-play scrimmage ending the second week of Spring Camp on Friday morning at the Cal Poly Sports Complex.
April 18, 2014 Mustang Sand Volleyball Wins One, Drops Two at Irvine Valley Tournament The Cal Poly sand volleyball program dropped just two sets in topping Irvine Valley on Friday afternoon at the Irvine Valley College Tournament, but the Mustangs were swept by both No. 5 Long Beach State and No. 3 Hawai'i and finished their penultimate tournament of 2014 with a 1-2 mark.
April 17, 2014 | Baseball No. 3 Cal Poly Blanks No. 19 Cal State Fullerton 8-0 in Series Opener Junior southpaw Matt Imhof and junior right-hander Danny Zandona combined on a four-hitter as No. 3 Cal Poly blanked Cal State Fullerton 8-0 in a Big West Conference baseball series opener Thursday night before 2,402 in Baggett Stadium, the Mustangs’ first shutout over the Titans in their 20-year Division I history.
April 18, 2014 | Women's Tennis Cal Poly Battles No. 68 Fresno State, Falls 6-1 on Senior Day Ane McPike prevailed in her final match on Mustang Courts, but the Cal Poly women’s tennis program finished without a victory in the remaining matches as the Mustangs closed the 2014 regular season with a 6-1 Senior Day loss to No. 68 Fresno State.
April 16, 2014 | Softball Cal Poly Visits Hawai’i for April 18-19 Set Prior to hosting CSU Bakersfield The Cal Poly softball team (22-16, 4-5) has the opportunity to escalate up the Big West Conference standings when making the program’s first trip to Hawai’i in 16 seasons to face the Rainbow Wahine (19-19, 4-5) for a three-game April 18-19 series. The Mustangs then cap their upcoming stretch by returning home to host CSU Bakersfield for to a Tuesday, April 22 doubleheader.
April 18, 2014 | Softball Hyland a Finalist for NFCA National Freshman of the Year Trophy Ranked among the nation’s statistical leaders and a four-time Big West Conference Pitcher of the Week honoree, Cal Poly softball pitcher Sierra Hyland earned another distinction on Thursday as the righthander was named one of 25 finalists for the inaugural NFCA Division I National Freshman of the Year trophy.
April 17, 2014 | Track & Field Hillis, Davidson Run to Historic Times on Opening Night of Mt. SAC Relays They're two of 18 current Mustangs (11 on the men's side and seven for the women's squad) who own times or marks that rank in the top-10 echelon of Cal Poly history.
April 16, 2014 | Men's Tennis Cal Poly Hosts UCSB in Rivalry Match Loaded with Postseason Implications With a bye into the semifinals of the upcoming championship tournament on the line, two of the top three teams in the Big West Conference standings will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mustang Courts, where Cal Poly will host UC Santa Barbara for a Blue-Green Rivalry dual match on Senior Day.
April 16, 2014 | Football Four More Sign to Further Their Football Careers at Cal Poly Cal Poly has added four more football players -- two high school recruits, a community college transfer and another transfer from a four-year school -- to its 2014 recruiting class.
April 16, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly, Cal State Fullerton to Clash in Key Big West Series at Baggett Cal Poly (31-5, 8-1 Big West), which has won nine series of three games or more, including five sweeps, this season and moved up to No. 3 in four of the five major NCAA Division I polls this week, hosts Cal State Fullerton (18-13, 3-3 Big West) for a midseason Big West Conference showdown series in expanded Baggett Stadium.
April 16, 2014 | Women's Tennis Cal Poly Seeks to Extend Winning Form Friday on Senior Day The Cal Poly women’s tennis team looks to cement its first four-match winning streak in three years when closing the 2014 regular season against 68th-ranked Fresno State on Mustang Courts on Friday, April 18. First serve is scheduled for 2 p.m.
April 16, 2014 | Men's Tennis Donovan Earns Big West Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week Honor Donovan, from Germantown, Tenn., was also the Coca-Cola Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Week.
April 16, 2014 | Swimming & Diving Cal Poly's Peterson, Price Named to Pac-12 All-Academic Team The duo represents the 87th and 88th conference all-academic honors for the program over the past eight seasons.
April 14, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Climbs to No. 3 in Four of the Five Major Division I Polls Cal Poly's climb up the national Division I baseball polls continued Monday thanks to another perfect 4-0 week. Coach Larry Lee's Mustangs are ranked No. 3 by four of the five major polls.
April 15, 2014 | Women's Golf Hirsch Shoots 1-Over 74 as Cal Poly Finishes 5th at Big West Championship Madison Hirsch shot a 1-over-par 74 on Tuesday at San Luis Obispo Country Club, posting Cal Poly's best round during the three-day Big West Conference Women's Golf Championship, as the Mustangs also improved upon their finish from a year ago.
April 15, 2014 | Baseball No. 3 Cal Poly Earns Seventh Straight Win, Defeats Bakersfield 9-1 Freshman right-hander Justin Calomeni earned his seventh victory and sophomore designated hitter Brian Mundell drove in four runs with a two-run single and a pair of sacrifice flies as No. 3 Cal Poly recorded its seventh straight victory, defeating Bakersfield 9-1 in a non-conference baseball game Tuesday night at Hardt Field.
April 14, 2014 | Baseball Mustangs Mathias and Reilly Capture Weekly Big West Honors Cal Poly teammates Mark Mathias and Reed Reilly, instrumental in the Mustangs' 4-0 performance on the field last week, earned Big West Baseball Field Player and Pitcher of the Week honors, respectively.
April 14, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly to Visit Bakersfield for Single Game Tuesday Night Cal Poly (30-5, 8-1 Big West), which has won nine series of three games or more, including five sweeps, this season and moved up to No. 3 in four of the five major NCAA Division I polls this week, visits Bakersfield (14-19, 7-5 Western Athletic) for a single non-conference Tuesday night at Hardt Field.
April 14, 2014 | Women's Tennis Cal Poly Outduels Cal State Fullerton for 4-2 Victory Senior Jennifer Cornea and junior Hannah Stone each furthered their singles winning streaks to three successive matches as the Cal Poly women’s tennis program closed its 2014 Big West Conference schedule with a 4-2 shortened victory at Cal State Fullerton on Monday morning.
April 12, 2014 | Women's Tennis Mustang Women's Tennis Edges UC Santa Barbara, 4-3 Senior Jennifer Cornea and junior Hannah Stone prevailed in both singles and doubles and junior Mika Padmanabhan's three-set singles win clinched victory for the Cal Poly women's tennis team on Saturday afternoon as the Mustangs triumphed against Blue-Green and central coast rival UC Santa Barbara at Mustang Courts, 4-3.
April 14, 2014 | Women's Golf Yoshitake, Thomas Help Move Cal Poly Into Fifth at Big West Championship The last round will tee off at 7:30 Tuesday morning.
April 13, 2014 | Softball Mustang Softball Team Blanks UC Davis in Series Finale, 6-0 Freshman righthander Sierra Hyland struck out seven UC Davis batters in a complete-game, three-hit shutout as the Cal Poly softball program snapped a four-game slide with a 6-0 triumph against UC Davis in the series finale between the sides at Bob Jansen Field.
April 13, 2014 | Women's Golf Corr Leads Cal Poly on First Day of Big West Women's Golf Championship The freshman is tied for 12th place heading into the second round, just one stroke back of a seven-way tie for fifth.
April 12, 2014 | Baseball No. 4 Cal Poly Clinches Hawai'i Series With 4-3 Victory Cal Poly scored single runs in four innings and four pitchers made them stand up as the No. 4 Mustangs held on to beat Hawai'i 4-3 and clinch the three-game Big West Conference baseball series Saturday night before 3,743 in Les Murakami Stadium.
April 12, 2014 | Men's Tennis Mustangs Move Into Third Place in Big West with 4-3 Win Over UC Davis In a battle for third place in the Big West Conference standings, the Cal Poly men's tennis team came from behind on Saturday for a 4-3 home win over UC Davis.
April 11, 2014 | Baseball No. 4 Cal Poly Beats Hawai'i 3-2 in Big West Series Opener Junior southpaw Matt Imhof and junior right-hander Reed Reilly combined on a five-hitter and senior left fielder Tim Wise knocked in the go-ahead run as No. 4 Cal Poly defeated Hawai’i 3-2 in the opener of a three-game Big West Conference series Friday night before 3,647 in Les Murakami Stadium.
April 11, 2014 | Track & Field Bennett Posts No. 5 Decathlon Score in School History for Cal Poly Devin Bennett finished the decathlon at the Mondo Challenge hosted by Sacramento State on Friday afternoon with 7,069 points, the fifth-best total in school history (among those scored on the 1985 table).
April 11, 2014 Cal Poly Sand Volleyball Falls at No. 9 Saint Mary’s, 4-1 Junior Stacia Williams and freshman Anna Gorman were victorious at the No. 5 position for the Cal Poly sand volleyball program on Friday afternoon, but the Mustangs dropped their four remaining matches to Saint Mary's in a 4-1 defeat.
April 9, 2014 | Baseball No. 4 Cal Poly to Visit Hawai’i for Three-Game Big West Series Cal Poly (27-5, 5-1 Big West), which has won 20 of 22 home games this season and moved up one position in four of the five major NCAA Division I polls this week, plays its first game on the road in over a month this weekend, visiting Hawai’i (14-16, 2-4 Big West) for a three-game Big West Conference series Friday through Sunday in Les Murakami Stadium.
April 10, 2014 | Men's Tennis Cal Poly Returns to Big West Schedule on Saturday Against UC Davis The top two in the final standings will earn byes to the semifinals of the Big West Championships, held from April 24-27 at Indian Wells Tennis Garden.
April 10, 2014 | Women's Tennis Mustangs Host UC Santa Barbara in Saturday Blue-Green Showdown The Cal Poly women's tennis team wraps a seven-match home stand and seeks a second successive Big West Conference victory when welcoming Blue-Green and central coast rival UC Santa Barbara to Mustang Courts on Saturday, March 12.
April 9, 2014 | Women's Golf Cal Poly to Host Big West Women’s Golf Championship Cal Poly will host the Big West Conference Women’s Golf Championship for the fifth time in six years April 13-15 at the San Luis Obispo Golf and Country Club.
April 8, 2014 | Women's Basketball Schlemer Selected to Travel to China with NetScouts Basketball All-Stars Cal Poly senior center Molly Schlemer has been chosen to represent the U.S. in the NetScouts Basketball USA All-Stars China Tour. The tour will feature nine games over two round-robin tournaments in three locations.
April 8, 2014 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Adds Forward Adam Olsen for 2014 Season With six senior attacking players having departed from last year’s lineup, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program strengthened its play up top recently with the announcement from eighth-year head coach Paul Holocher and the Mustang Athletics Department that forward Adam Olsen has signed a National Letter of Intent in anticipation of joining the program for the 2014 season.
April 7, 2014 | Baseball Bloomquist Earns Big West Conference Pitcher of the Week Honors Cal Poly sophomore Casey Bloomquist notched Big West Baseball Pitcher of the Week honors Monday after tossing 7 2/3 scoreless innings and earning the series-clinching victory against No. 13 UC Santa Barbara on Sunday.
April 7, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Inches Up One Spot in Four of the Five Major NCAA Division I Polls Another winning week, eight straight for Cal Poly, has elevated the Mustangs' ranking in four of the five major NCAA Division I polls released Monday. Both Baseball America and Perfect Game bumped Cal Poly, 3-1 last week with a win over Bakersfield and a series win over rival UC Santa Barbara, up one notch to No. 4.
April 8, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Closes Long Home Stand With 6-2 Win Over Saint Mary’s Freshman right-hander Justin Calomeni earned his sixth win and sophomore shortstop Peter Van Gansen drove in three runs with a single and pair of bases-loaded walks as No. 4 Cal Poly closed out an 18-game home stand with a 6-2 victory over Saint Mary’s in a non-conference baseball game Tuesday in Baggett Stadium.
April 7, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Closes Out 18-Game Home Stand Tuesday Versus Saint Mary’s Cal Poly (26-5, 5-1 Big West), which has won 19 of 21 home games this season and moved up one position in four of the five major NCAA Division I polls this week, concludes an 18-game home stand Tuesday with a matinee non-conference affair against Saint Mary’s (13-17, 5-4 West Coast) in Baggett Stadium.
April 5, 2014 | Men's Basketball Callero Thanks Mustang Fans for Support during Historic 2013-14 Season Fifth-year Cal Poly men’s basketball head coach Joe Callero took a break while attending the Final Four in Dallas to thank Mustang fans for their support during the team’s Big West Conference Tournament championship and NCAA Tournament runs.
April 7, 2014 | Men's Tennis San Francisco Rallies for 4-3 Win Over Cal Poly The San Francisco men's tennis team won a close non-conference match over visiting Cal Poly on Monday afternoon, 4-3 at The Olympic Club, in a dual that featured three tiebreakers and just as many three-set battles.
April 6, 2014 | Baseball No. 5 Cal Poly Wins Big West Series Against UCSB With 1-0 Victory Sophomore right-hander Casey Bloomquist pitched 7 2/3 scoreless innings for his seventh win and senior third baseman Jimmy Allen’s fourth-inning triple drove in the only run of the game as No. 5 Cal Poly defeated No. 13 UC Santa Barbara 1-0 in the finale of a three-game Big West Conference baseball series Sunday afternoon.
April 6, 2014 | Women's Tennis Mustangs Sweep UC Riverside to Earn First Big West Win The Cal Poly women's tennis team dropped just two sets on Sunday afternoon against UC Riverside as the Mustangs picked up their first Big West Conference victory of 2014 with a 7-0 sweep at Mustang Courts.
April 6, 2014 | Softball Mustangs Fall in Series Finale at UC Santa Barbara, 2-1 Freshman starting righthander Sierra Hyland tossed a complete-game three-hitter with eight strikeouts, but UC Santa Barbara scratched out the winning run in the fifth inning to edge the Cal Poly softball program at Campus Diamond on Sunday afternoon, 2-1.
April 6, 2014 Mustang Sand Volleyball Closes Opening Weekend with Loss at Pacific The Cal Poly sand volleyball program closed the program's opening week of action on a down note as the Mustangs dropped a 4-1 decision to Pacific at Raney Family Courts on Sunday afternoon.
April 5, 2014 | Track & Field Cal Poly Wins Five Events at Cal-Nevada Track and Field Championships A day after two school records were rewritten in the Bay Area, the Cal Poly track and field team added to its early-season success in southern California, as the Mustangs won five events at the Cal-Nevada Championships on Saturday.
April 5, 2014 | Baseball No. 5 Cal Poly Evens Big West Series Against UCSB With Walk-Off 8-7 Win Senior catcher Chris Hoo singled up the middle with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning, scoring Brett Barbier from second base, as No. 5 Cal Poly registered its first walk-off victory of the 2014 baseball season, defeating No. 13 UC Santa Barbara 8-7 before 2,072 fans Saturday night in Baggett Stadium.
April 5, 2014 | Football Cal Poly Opens Spring Football Camp on Saturday Afternoon Donned in shorts and helmets, the Cal Poly football team opened its 2014 Spring Camp on Saturday with about 90 players running plays without contact and performing conditioning and position drills for over two hours on the upper field of the Cal Poly Sports Complex.
April 5, 2014 | Softball Hyland Dominant Once More as Cal Poly Splits Two at UC Santa Barbara Four-time Big West Conference Pitcher of the Week honoree Sierra Hyland allowed just a run and three hits, struck out seven UC Santa Barbara hitters in five innings of work and belted a solo home run as the Cal Poly softball program opened a Saturday doubleheader against the Gauchos at Campus Diamond with a 14-1 victory.
April 4, 2014 | Baseball No. 5 Cal Poly Falls to No. 13 UC Santa Barbara 8-6 in Series Opener No. 13 UC Santa Barbara jumped to a 7-2 lead in the first four innings and held on to beat No. 5 Cal Poly 8-6 in the opener of a Big West Conference baseball series Friday night before 2,188 fans, the largest crowd of the season at Baggett Stadium.
April 4, 2014 | Track & Field Frias, George Break School Records for Cal Poly at Stanford Invitational Diana George and Chris Frias both broke school records on Friday.
April 2, 2014 | Football Cal Poly Set to Open Spring Football Camp on Saturday Afternoon Cal Poly led the Big Sky Conference and Football Champion-ship Subdivision in rushing offense a year ago. Slotback Kristaan Ivory led the charge, becoming the 16th Mustang in program history to crack the 1,000-yard mark in a single season. There is no reason to believe that Ivory and the Mustangs cannot accomplish the same feats in 2014.
April 2, 2014 | Softball Cal Poly Visits UC Santa Barbara for April 5-6 Three-Game Set Winners of 13 of the past 16 games and off to the program’s best start in five years, the Cal Poly softball team looks to capitalize on its Big West Conference-opening success when heading to Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara for a three-game series that opens with a Saturday, April 5 doubleheader and closes with a Sunday, April 6 single matchup.
April 2, 2014 | Baseball No. 5 Cal Poly to Host No. 13 UCSB for Big West Showdown This Weekend No. 5 Cal Poly (24-4, 3-0 Big West), which has won 17 of 18 home games this season and is in the top 10 in all five major NCAA Division I polls this week, continues an 18-game home stand and resumes Big West Conference play this weekend with a three-game series against No. 13 UC Santa Barbara (19-5, 1-2 Big West) in Baggett Stadium.
April 4, 2014 | Swimming & Diving Cal Poly's Sonny Fierro on The Morning Swim Show (SwimmingWorld.com) Cal Poly sophomore Sonny Fierro talks about his experiences at the NCAA Championships, where he placed 15th in the 1,650 freestyle.
April 3, 2014 | Women's Tennis Home Stand Continues versus No. 60 Long Beach State, UC Riverside Five regular season matches remain for the Cal Poly women's tennis program, which looks to claim its first Big West victory of 2014 and climb up the conference standings when welcoming No. 60 Long Beach State on Saturday, April 5 at 1:30 p.m. and UC Riverside on Sunday, April 6 at 11 a.m.
April 1, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly's Mathias, Imhof Honored for Weekend Performances Cal Poly sophomore second baseman Mark Mathias and junior southpaw Matt Imhof earned national honors this week for their performances in the UC Davis baseball series over the weekend.
March 31, 2014 | Softball Hyland Wins Big West Pitcher of the Week Praise for Fourth Time Following a conference-opening series in which she tossed a perfect game, struck out 21 batters in 26 innings and allowed opposing hitters just a .172 batting average, Cal Poly softball freshman righthander Sierra Hyland earned her program-record fourth Big West Pitcher of the Week award on Monday.
April 1, 2014 | Baseball No. 5 Cal Poly Rallies in Seventh Inning to Beat Bakersfield, 6-1 Junior southpaw Taylor Chris worked his way out of a seventh-inning jam for his third win and No. 5 Cal Poly erased a 1-0 deficit with a six-run seventh-inning rally as the Mustangs defeated Bakersfield 6-1 in a non-conference baseball game Tuesday afternoon in Baggett Stadium.
March 31, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Inches Upward in Three of Five Major NCAA Division I Polls A perfect 4-0 week has elevated the ranking of the Cal Poly baseball team in two of the four major NCAA Division I polls released Monday.
March 31, 2014 | Baseball First Pitch for Cal Poly vs. Bakersfield Baseball Game Changed to 2 p.m. Cal Poly (23-4), which has won 16 of 17 home games this season and is in the top 10 in all five major NCAA Division I polls this week, continues an 18-game home stand Tuesday by hosting Bakersfield (11-15) at 2 o'clock in Baggett Stadium.
March 29, 2014 | Swimming & Diving Fierro Earns All-America Honorable Mention for Cal Poly in 1,650 Free He earned the historic status by finishing 15th in the 1,650-yard freestyle (seven spots above his No. 22 seed coming into the race) as he broke his own school record in the event, finishing in 14 minutes, 56.01 seconds.
March 31, 2014 | Baseball Larry Lee Radio Show to Debut at 6 p.m. Today on ESPN 1280 Before the No. 5-ranked Cal Poly baseball team continues its 18-game home stand this week, the Larry Lee Radio Show will make its debut at 6 tonight on ESPN 1280, airing live from Charlie's Place in San Luis Obispo.
March 30, 2014 | Baseball No. 5 Cal Poly Completes Sweep of UC Davis Series With 9-1 Victory Mark Mathias and Nick Torres extended their hitting streaks and Casey Bloomquist allowed one unearned run over eight innings as No. 5 Cal Poly completed a sweep of its Big West Conference-opening baseball series against UC Davis with a 9-1 victory Sunday afternoon before 2,039 in Baggett Stadium.
March 29, 2014 | Track & Field Mustangs Win 23 Events at Cal Poly/ShareSLO.com Invitational Cal Poly had two individuals win multiple events, three upperclassmen establish personal records, and four post times or marks ranking in the top 10 in school history.
March 29, 2014 | Baseball No. 5 Cal Poly Clinches UC Davis Series With 5-3 Victory Junior southpaw Taylor Chris pitched five scoreless innings and senior catcher Chris Hoo knocked in two runs with three hits as No. 5 Cal Poly clinched its Big West Conference baseball series against UC Davis with a 5-3 victory Saturday afternoon in Baggett Stadium.
March 28, 2014 | Swimming & Diving Fierro Finishes 42nd in 200 Freestyle Prelims at NCAA Championships Competing in the second of his three events at this week's NCAA Men's Swimming Championships, Cal Poly's Sonny Fierro raced in the 200-yard freestyle prelims at Lee and Joe Jamail Swimming Center on Friday afternoon.
March 27, 2014 | Men's Tennis Cal Poly to Host No. 19 Boise State at 11 a.m. Sunday The match will be the first of three consecutive non-conference contests for Cal Poly before returning to Big West Conference play against UC Davis at 11 a.m. April 12 at San Luis Obispo Country Club.
March 28, 2014 | Baseball No. 5 Cal Poly Opens Big West Schedule With 8-0 Victory Over UC Davis Matt Imhof pitched his first shutout and second complete game while Mark Mathias extended his hitting streak to 15 games with an RBI single in a seven-run first-inning rally as No. 5 Cal Poly opened Big West Conference play with an 8-0 victory over UC Davis on Friday night before 1,177 in Baggett Stadium.
March 26, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Opens Big West Slate by Hosting UC Davis This Weekend Cal Poly (20-4), which reached the 20-win plateau Monday, the earliest for a Mustang squad since the implementation of the uniform start date in 2008, continues an 18-game home stand and opens Big West Conference play this weekend with a three-game series against UC Davis (12-9) in Baggett Stadium.
March 27, 2014 | Football Thirteen Former Mustangs Participate in NFL Pro Day A total of 13 former Cal Poly football players -- nine from last year's team and four more from the 2012 squad -- completed a series of drills in Thursday's NFL Pro Day.
March 27, 2014 | Swimming & Diving Fierro Opens NCAA Championships in 500 Freestyle Prelims In the first of his three scheduled events at the NCAA Men's Swimming Championships this week, Cal Poly sophomore Sonny Fierro raced in the 500-yard freestyle prelims at Lee and Joe Jamail Swimming Center on Thursday afternoon.
March 26, 2014 | Track & Field Mustangs to Host Cal Poly/ShareSLO.com Invitational on Saturday Two Olympians and several other former All-Americans will be among the competitors at this week's Cal Poly/ShareSLO.com Track and Field Invitational.
March 26, 2014 | Women's Tennis Mustang Women’s Tennis Drops 4-0 Decision to Hawai’i After dropping the doubles point to Hawai'i on Wednesday afternoon, the Cal Poly women's tennis program fell in the first three finalized singles matches and, despite leading in the remaining three contests, the Mustangs suffered a 4-0 shortened defeat.
March 25, 2014 | Football Cal Poly Football’s NFL Pro Day for Seniors Set for Thursday Ten former Cal Poly football players will participate in Thursday’s NFL Pro Day.
March 25, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Climbs Into Top Ten in All Five Major Division I Polls Cal Poly, as high as No. 12 in its first 19 years of Division I baseball, has achieved a Top 10 ranking in all five major Division I polls this week.
March 25, 2014 | Women's Tennis Mustangs Continue Seven-Match Home Stand Wednesday versus Hawai’i Three contests through a seven-match home stand, the Cal Poly women’s tennis program turns its focus back toward Big West Conference action as the Mustangs host Hawai’i on Wednesday, March 26.
March 24, 2014 | Baseball No. 5 Cal Poly Clinches California Series With 16-8 Win No. 5 Cal Poly erased an 8-2 deficit with a 13-run second-inning rally and went on to beat California 16-8 in the final game of a four-game non-conference baseball series Monday afternoon in Baggett Stadium.
March 24, 2014 | Softball Hyland Earns Third Big West Pitcher of the Week Honor After tossing 11 scoreless innings, earning both of the Cal Poly softball team's victories last week and striking out a career-high 15 Dartmouth batters, Mustang freshman righthander Sierra Hyland earned her third Big West Conference Pitcher of the Week honor on Monday afternoon.
March 22, 2014 | Track & Field Cal Poly Wins Five Events; Williams Moves to No. 3 in School History The Cal Poly track and field team won five events and saw a hurdler run one of the three best times in program history at the UC Irvine Spring Break Collegiate Invitational on Saturday in Anteater Track Stadium.
March 21, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly’s NCAA Tournament Run Ends versus Top-Seeded Wichita State Junior guard Maliik Love finished with a team-leading nine points, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program saw its inaugural NCAA Division I Tournament run come to a close inside the Scottrade Center on Friday evening as the 16th-seeded Mustangs fell to Midwest Regional No. 1 seed Wichita State in second-round action, 64-37.
March 23, 2014 | Baseball No. 6 Cal Poly Earns 8-4 Victory Over California for 2-1 Series Lead Cal Poly’s top three hitters in the lineup -- Tim Wise, Jordan Ellis and Nick Torres -- combined for six hits and five RBI while sophomore right-hander Casey Bloomquist improved his unblemished record to 5-0 as the No. 6 Mustangs defeated California 8-4 Sunday afternoon before 2,182 in Baggett Stadium.
March 21, 2014 | Wrestling Lotito Eliminated From 2014 NCAA Division I National Championships Cal Poly sophomore Devon Lotito has been eliminated from the 2014 NCAA Division I National Wrestling Championships hosted by the University of Oklahoma in Chesapeake Energy Arena, falling 4-1 to Rossi Bruno of Michigan on Friday morning.
March 22, 2014 | Baseball No. 6 Cal Poly Falls to Cal 8-3 in Second Game of Series Cal Poly’s 18-game home winning streak stretching to the 2013 season came to an end Saturday night as California erupted for four runs in the second inning and never looked back en route to an 8-3 victory over the No. 6 Mustangs at Baggett Stadium.
March 21, 2014 | Baseball No. 6 Cal Poly Opens Cal Series With 4-1 Victory Junior southpaw Matt Imhof picked up his fifth win, combining with Taylor Chris on a five-hitter, while senior catcher Chris Hoo and sophomore second baseman Mark Mathias combined for five hits and three RBI as No. 6 Cal Poly defeated Cal 4-1 in the opener of a four-game non-conference baseball series Friday night before 1,468 in Baggett Stadium.
March 20, 2014 | Women's Basketball Mustangs Fall to USD in First Round of WNIT, 82-59 The Cal Poly women’s basketball season came to an end Thursday evening at the Jenny Craig Pavilion in San Diego when the University of San Diego defeated the Mustangs, 82-59, in the first round of the 2014 WNIT.
March 19, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Continues Long Home Stand by Hosting California for Four Games Cal Poly (17-3), ranked No. 6 by Perfect Game, No. 7 in the Baseball America poll and No. 10 by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper this week, continues an 18-game home stand with a four-game non-conference series against California (10-9) Friday through Monday in Baggett Stadium (cap.: 1,734).
March 20, 2014 | Wrestling Lotito Wins Two of Three Matches on First Day of NCAA Championships Cal Poly sophomore Devon Lotito won two of three matches Thursday and is still alive in the wrestlebacks at the 2014 NCAA Division I National Wrestling Championships hosted by the University of Oklahoma in Chesapeake Energy Arena.
March 17, 2014 | Women's Basketball Mustangs Draw WCC's San Diego for First Round of WNIT, Thursday The Cal Poly women's basketball team will travel South for a first round game in the Women's National Invitation Tournament game on Thursday, March 20, for a game against the University of San Diego. Tip for the game is scheduled for 6 pm. It is the fourth time in four seasons the team has advanced to play in the postseason.
March 18, 2014 | Wrestling Lotito to Compete in NCAA Championship at Oklahoma City Sophomore 133-pounder Devon Lotito is Cal Poly’s lone representative in the 2014 NCAA Division I National Wrestling Championship, scheduled to begin its three-day run Thursday in Oklahoma City, Okla.
March 18, 2014 | Track & Field Frias Named Big West Track Athlete of the Week After Historic 3,000 Run Cal Poly senior distance runner Chris Frias was announced as the Big West Conference Men's Track Athlete of the Week on Tuesday.
March 17, 2014 | Men's Basketball Tickets for NCAA First Four Game in Dayton On Sale Online Tickets for Cal Poly's NCAA Division I First Four game Wednesday in Dayton, Ohio, may be purchased online through PolyTix.
March 17, 2014 | Baseball Imhof Earns Conference, National Honors for Third Time This Season Cal Poly southpaw Matt Imhof, who for the third time this season has struck out at least 14 batters in a game, has collected two more weekly honors.
March 16, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Draw Texas Southern in NCAA Tournament First Four One of the final automatic qualifiers for the NCAA Division I Tournament after capturing the program's first Big West Conference Tournament title late Saturday evening, the Cal Poly men's basketball team will be one of the first programs to compete in postseason play as the Mustangs will face fellow No. 16 seed Texas Southern on Wednesday, March 19 in the First Four. The first-round NCAA Tournament matchup inside UD Arena in Dayton, Ohio, is scheduled for 3:40 p.m. PT with action televised on truTV.
March 15, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Takes Big West Tournament Title; Advances to NCAA Tournament Senior forward Chris Eversley scored a game-high 18 points for the Cal Poly men’s basketball team, which will make the first NCAA Division I Tournament appearance in school history after the Mustangs outlasted fifth-seeded Cal State Northridge Saturday evening in the Big West Conference Tournament finale inside the Honda Center, 61-59.
March 16, 2014 | Baseball No. 8 Cal Poly Wraps Up 6-0 Week With 7-2 Win Over Wagner Freshman right-hander Justin Calomeni earned his second victory of the week while senior third baseman Jimmy Allen knocked in four runs with three hits as the No. 8 Cal Poly baseball team completed a perfect 6-0 week at home with a 7-2 victory over Wagner on Sunday in Baggett Stadium.
March 16, 2014 | Softball Cal Poly Edges New Mexico State, Saint Mary's at Fresno State Classic Two more stellar pitching performances from freshman Sierra Hyland, aided by some timely hitting, carried the Cal Poly softball team to a pair of wins Sunday, first 1-0 over New Mexico State and then 3-2 over Saint Mary's, on the last day of the Fresno State Classic at Bulldog Diamond.
March 15, 2014 | Women's Basketball Late Mustang Rally Falls Short in Championship Game The Cal Poly women’s basketball team rallied from a 20 point second half deficit to pull within six points late in the game only to fall, 73-58, to Cal State Northridge in the Big West Conference Tournament Championship game on Saturday at the Honda Center in Anaheim.
March 15, 2014 | Baseball Bloomquist Strikes Out 10 as Cal Poly Clinches Wagner Series With 3-1 Win Sophomore right-hander Casey Bloomquist struck out a career-high 10 in seven innings and sophomore second baseman Mark Mathias doubled to drive in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning as No. 8 Cal Poly defeated Wagner 3-1 in a non-conference baseball game Saturday night before 1,093 in Baggett Stadium.
March 15, 2014 | Softball Hyland Leads Cal Poly to 6-1 Win at Fresno State A five-run third inning, coupled with another dominant performance in the circle from freshman Sierra Hyland, lifted the Cal Poly softball team to a 6-1 win over the host of the Fresno State Classic on Saturday afternoon at Bulldog Diamond.
March 15, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly, Cal State Northridge Meet in Big West Tournament Championship Just twice prior in its 20-year Division I tenure has the Cal Poly men's basketball team advanced to the Big West Conference Tournament championship game but, Saturday evening, the seventh-seeded Mustangs have the opportunity to become the first squad in program history to reach the NCAA Division I Tournament when squaring off against No. 5 Cal State Northridge. Tip time for the 2014 Big West Tournament title game is set for 7:30 p.m.
March 15, 2014 | Track & Field Bultman, Nielsen Lead Cal Poly in Season-Opening Meet at Fresno State Propelled by wins in 11 of 18 events, the Cal Poly men's track and field team won 115-67 in a season-opening dual meet against Fresno State on Saturday, while the Mustangs tied the Bulldogs 95-95 on the women's side.
March 15, 2014 | Men's Tennis Cal Poly Defeats Penn 4-1 for Fifth Win in a Row After seizing the doubles point in a convincing manner Saturday afternoon, the Cal Poly men's tennis team kept its midseason momentum rolling, defeating Penn 4-1 in a shortened match at Mustang Courts.
March 14, 2014 | Baseball Imhof Strikes Out 14 as Cal Poly Opens Wagner Series With 8-1 Victory Junior southpaw Matt Imhof struck out 14 over eight innings and combined with Mark Suniga on a three-hitter as No. 8 Cal Poly defeated Wagner 8-1 in the opening game of a three-game non-conference baseball series Friday night before 1,057 in Baggett Stadium.
March 14, 2014 | Softball Cal Poly Falls Twice on Friday to Open Fresno State Classic Freshman righthander Sierra Hyland struck out eight Colorado State batters during the Cal Poly softball program's opening game on Friday at the Fresno State Classic and junior lefthander Chloe Wurst chalked up six strikeouts against Ohio State in the nightcap, but the Mustangs dropped both contests at Bulldog Diamond, falling to the Rams (6-2) and the Buckeyes (5-0).
March 14, 2014 | Baseball No. 8 Cal Poly to Host Wagner College, Continuing 18-Game Homestand Cal Poly (14-3), ranked No. 8 by Perfect Game, No. 11 in the Baseball America poll and No. 12 by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper this week, continues an 18-game home stand and a stretch of six games in six days, hosting Wagner College (8-2) for a three-game non-conference series in Baggett Stadium (cap.: 1,734).
March 12, 2014 | Women's Basketball Cal Poly to Play in Semifinal Round Against No. 3 Hawai'i, Friday The Cal Poly women's basketball team will advance to Friday's semifinal game against the No. 3 seed, Hawai'i, at the Big West Conference Tournament at 2:30 pm in Anaheim after defeating UC Santa Barbara, 79-68, this past Saturday.
March 14, 2014 | Women's Tennis Mustang Women’s Tennis Friday Match versus UMKC Canceled Due to travel difficulties, the Cal Poly women’s tennis team’s Friday, March 14 match against UMKC – scheduled for 12 noon on Mustang Courts – has been canceled. The match will not be made up.
March 13, 2014 | Men's Tennis Cal Poly Pushes Winning Streak to Four With 6-1 Victory Over Furman After earning the doubles point in close fashion Thursday afternoon, the Cal Poly men's tennis team prevailed in all but one singles matchup at Mustang Courts to defeat Furman 6-1.
March 13, 2014 | Baseball No. 8 Cal Poly Completes Sweep of Northern Illinois Series With 11-9 Win Senior third baseman Jimmy Allen scored on a wild pitch to snap an 8-8 tie in the seventh inning and No. 8 Cal Poly went on to beat Northern Illinois 11-9 in the finale of a three-game non-conference baseball series Thursday night in Baggett Stadium.
March 12, 2014 | Baseball No. 8 Cal Poly Clinches Northern Illinois Series With 10-1 Victory First baseman Tim Wise and center fielder Jordan Ellis combined for six hits and three RBI while junior right-hander Danny Zandona picked up his first win of the season as No. 8 Cal Poly defeated Northern Illinois 10-1 in a non-conference baseball game Wednesday night in Baggett Stadium.
March 12, 2014 | Swimming & Diving Fierro Selected to Swim at NCAA Championships at Texas Heading into the national championships, which will be held March 27-29, Fierro is ranked No. 22 in the country in the 1,650-yard freestyle.
March 12, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Head to Anaheim Seeking First NCAA Tournament Appearance Chasing the first NCAA Division I Tournament appearance in school history, the seventh-seeded Cal Poly men’s basketball program opens play at the 39th Big West Conference Tournament against No. 2 UC Santa Barbara on Thursday, March 13. Tip time inside the Honda Center in Anaheim is scheduled for 12 noon.
March 11, 2014 | Baseball No. 8 Cal Poly Opens Northern Illinois Series With 4-2 Victory Freshman right-hander Justin Calomeni earned his fourth win in as many starts as No. 8 Cal Poly opened an 18-game home stand with a 4-2 victory over Northern Illinois in the opener of a three-game midweek non-conference baseball series Tuesday night in Baggett Stadium.
March 12, 2014 | Women's Tennis Mustangs Add Friday Match, Prepare for Non-Conference Duo Four days after adding UMKC to its regular season schedule and extending a home stand to eight successive matches, the Cal Poly women’s tennis program preps for the heart of its Big West Conference schedule when welcoming the Kangaroos to Mustang Courts on Friday, March 14 (12 noon) before facing Texas-Arlington on Saturday, March 15 (10 a.m.).
March 12, 2014 | Softball Mustangs Back in Action Friday Morning at Fresno State Classic Looking to extend the program's lengthiest winning streak in four seasons, the Cal Poly softball program wraps its five-tournament, pre-Big West Conference odyssey when visiting the March 13-16 Fresno State Classic.
March 11, 2014 | Men's Golf Price Finishes Second, Cal Poly Sixth in Fresno State Classic Cal Poly sophomore Cam Price finished second in the Fresno State Classic, which concluded a two-day, 54-hole run Tuesday at the San Joaquin Country Club.
March 11, 2014 | Men's Tennis Men’s Tennis Dominate Radford in Non-Conference Match, 5-2 The Cal Poly men’s tennis team continued its winning ways after a 5-2 win over Radford in a non-conference win on Wednesday at the Mustang Courts.
March 10, 2014 | Women's Basketball Four Mustangs Earn Big West Conference Honors Senior Molly Schlemer was named to the Big West Conference First Team for the second time while junior Ariana Elegado was selected to the first team for the first time. Senior guard Jonae Ervin was named honorable mention for the third time while junior Taryn Garza was selected as hustle player of the year it was announced by the conference office on Monday.
March 10, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly to Host No. Illinois in Opener of 18-Game Homestand Tuesday Cal Poly (11-3), ranked No. 8 by Perfect Game, No. 11 in the Baseball America poll and No. 12 by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper this week, opens an 18-game home stand Tuesday night, hosting Northern Illinois (1-12-1) in the opener of a three-game non-conference series.
March 11, 2014 | Softball Hyland Earns Second Big West Pitcher of the Week Honor After compiling a 0.56 ERA, posting a 6-0 record and striking out 45 hitters against seven walks at the March 7-9 Mustang Classic, Cal Poly softball freshman righthander Sierra Hyland was named Big West Conference Pitcher of the Week on Monday morning.
March 10, 2014 | Swimming & Diving McIntyre, O'Meara to Represent Cal Poly at NCAA Zone Diving Meet Cal Poly seniors Sami McIntyre and Meaghan O'Meara will compete at the NCAA Zone E Diving Qualifying Meet from Thursday through Saturday at the Air Force Academy's Cadet Natatorium.
March 10, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Climbs to No. 8, 11, 12 and 13 in NCAA Division I Baseball Polls Last week, the Cal Poly baseball team achieved its highest Division I ranking ever. On Monday, Perfect Game, which placed coach Larry Lee's Mustangs at No. 9 following a split of a doubleheader at Southern Cal, moved Cal Poly up another notch to No. 8 after Cal Poly won three of four games last week.
March 9, 2014 | Softball Cal Poly Pushes Win Streak to Six with Sunday Sweep Freshman righthander Sierra Hyland matched a career high with 12 strikeouts during the Cal Poly softball team's Sunday opening-game victory against Santa Clara (3-2) and sophomore first baseman Breana West's three-run homer helped the Mustangs to a nightcap triumph versus Sacramento State (6-2) as the program swept its Sunday doubleheader at the Mustang Classic.
March 9, 2014 | Men's Tennis Men’s Tennis Rallies for, 4-3, Win over UNLV The Cal Poly men’s tennis team rallied for a 4-3 win over UNLV in a non-conference tennis match on Sunday at the Mustang Courts. After dropping the doubles point, Cal Poly won four of the six singles matches to secure the win.
March 9, 2014 | Baseball No. 9 Cal Poly Clinches Seattle Series With 2-1 Victory Sophomore right-hander Casey Bloomquist earned his third victory and junior right fielder Nick Torres knocked in both Cal Poly runs with a double and a home run as the No. 9 Mustangs edged Seattle 2-1 in the finale of a non-conference baseball series Sunday afternoon at Meridian Park.
March 9, 2014 | Women's Tennis Mustangs Drop Big West Home Match to UC Davis, 4-2 Freshman Emily Gibbens was a two-time victor on Sunday afternoon against UC Davis, but the Cal Poly women's tennis team dropped the doubles point to the Aggies and three singles matches en route to a 4-2 defeat on Mustang Courts.
March 8, 2014 | Softball Mustangs Sweep Second Doubleheader at Mustang Classic Freshman righthander Sierra Hyland struck out 15 hitters over 11 and one-third innings of work and two appearances on Saturday and homered alongside senior catcher Mariah Cochiolo as the Cal Poly softball program swept a doubleheader for the second successive day at the Mustang Classic with the team topping Stony Brook (3-1) and Sacramento State (6-1).
March 8, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Fall in Regular Season Final; No. 7 Seed for Big West Tournament Senior forward Chris Eversley scored a team-leading 14 points in his final contest inside the Mott Athletics Center on Saturday evening, but a massive run from Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara to close the first half doomed the Cal Poly men’s basketball program as the Mustangs closed the regular season with a 71-55 loss against the Gauchos.
March 8, 2014 | Swimming & Diving Fierro Finishes Second in 1,650 Free; Three Cal Poly Records Broken Cal Poly sophomore Sonny Fierro smashed two Cal Poly records and junior Jimmy Deiparine claimed another on the final day of competition at the Pac-12 Men's Swimming Championships on Saturday at Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center.
March 8, 2014 | Baseball No. 9 Cal Poly Falls to Seattle 15-14 in Middle Game of Series Cal Poly let 7-1 and 13-11 leads slip away as the No. 9 Mustangs dropped a 15-14 decision to Seattle in a rain-drenched second game of a three-game non-conference baseball series Saturday afternoon at Triton Field on the campus of Edmonds Community College.
March 8, 2014 | Women's Basketball Cal Poly Secures # 2 Seed at BWC Tourney with 79-68 Win over UCSB The Cal Poly women’s basketball team broke open a tight game late in the final period to pull away for a 79-68 Big West Conference win over UC Santa Barbara on Saturday afternoon in both teams regular season finale. With the win the Mustangs secure the No. 2 seed at the Big West Conference Tournament and will not return to the court until the semifinal round on Friday, March 14 at the Honda Center.
March 7, 2014 | Softball Hyland Tosses Successive One-Hitters as Mustangs Sweep Friday Action Righthander Sierra Hyland continued her impressive freshman season on Friday afternoon at the Cal Poly softball program's eighth annual Mustang Classic by throwing successive one-hit shutouts as the hosts swept past Stony Brook (7-0) and Fairleigh Dickinson (6-0) at Bob Janssen Field.
March 2, 2014 | Swimming & Diving Cal Poly to Race at Pac-12 Championships This Week in Washington The Cal Poly men's swimming team will race from Wednesday through Saturday at the Pac-12 Conference Championships at Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Wash.
March 4, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Closes Regular Season Saturday versus UC Santa Barbara Fifty-six days and 13 games will have passed between the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 72-64 victory at Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara on Jan. 11 and Saturday’s regular season finale against the Gauchos inside the Mott Athletics Center. Tip time is set for 7 p.m.
March 7, 2014 | Swimming & Diving Deiparine, Hopen Share Part in Cal Poly Swimming History at Pac-12 Finals For the third day in a row, the Cal Poly men's swimming team broke a school record at the Pac-12 Conference Championships.
March 7, 2014 | Baseball Imhof Strikes Out 15 Batters in No. 9 Cal Poly Victory Over Seattle Junior right-hander Matt Imhof established a Cal Poly Division I record with 15 strikeouts and sophomore second baseman Mark Mathias drove in two runs to lead the No. 9 Mustangs to a 4-0 victory over Seattle in the opening game of a three-game non-conference baseball series Friday night at Meridian Park.
March 5, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Baseball to Visit Seattle for Three-Game Weekend Series Cal Poly (9-2), ranked No. 9 by Perfect Game, No. 11 in the Baseball America poll and No. 13 by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper this week, plays its third consecutive weekend series on the road, visiting Seattle (5-8) for a three-game set.
March 6, 2014 | Men's Tennis Mustangs Return to Winning Ways, Defeats St. John’s, 5-2 The Cal Poly men’s tennis team defeated the St. John’s Red Storm, 5-2, in a non-conference match on Thursday afternoon at the Mustang Courts.
March 6, 2014 | Swimming & Diving Fierro Breaks Own School Record in 500 Free at Pac-12 Championships Cal Poly swimmer Sonny Fierro advanced to the championship final for the 500-yard freestyle at the Pac-12 Conference Championships on Thursday night, and he did so in record-breaking fashion.
March 6, 2014 | General News Big West Announces 2013 Sportsmanship Award Recipients The Big West Conference recognized a male and female student-athlete from all nine institutions with the 2013 Sportsmanship Award today.
March 5, 2014 | Women's Basketball Cal Poly Concludes Regular Season on the Road at UC Santa Barbara The Cal Poly women’s basketball team will travel to Central Coast rival, UC Santa Barbara, for the team’s final regular season game on Saturday at 2 pm. Cal Poly enters the game with a 10-5 Big West record and a 16-12 record overall. UCSB enters the week with a 3-11 conference record and 8-19 overall. UCSB will visit Hawai’i on Thursday before hosting the Mustangs.
March 5, 2014 | Swimming & Diving Cal Poly Breaks School Record in 800 Free Relay at Pac-12 Championships The Cal Poly men's swimming team broke the all-time school record in the 800-yard freestyle relay at the Pac-12 Conference Championships at Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center on Wednesday night.
March 4, 2014 | Baseball No. 9 Cal Poly Blanks Santa Clara, 6-0, in Game Called Due to Fog Sophomore shortstop Peter Van Gansen celebrated his 20th birthday with three singles and freshman right-hander Justin Calomeni tossed six scoreless innings for his third win as No. 9 Cal Poly shut out Santa Clara 6-0 in a non-conference baseball game Tuesday night called in the seventh inning at Baggett Stadium due to fog.
March 3, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Achieves Highest Division I Ranking -- No. 9 by Perfect Game The Cal Poly baseball team continued its steady climb up the polls this week, achieving the school's highest Division I ranking ever. Perfect Game has placed coach Larry Lee's Mustangs at No. 9 following a 2-1 week.
March 3, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly to host Santa Clara for Single Game on Tuesday Night Cal Poly (8-2), ranked No. 9 by Perfect Game, No. 11 in the Baseball America poll and No. 13 by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper this week following last week’s 2-1 mark, plays its first home game in 16 days Tuesday night, hosting Santa Clara (6-6) at Baggett Stadium.
March 2, 2014 | Wrestling Cal Poly Finishes Sixth in Pac-12 Finals and Qualifies One for Nationals Cal Poly placed two wrestlers in the top four, qualified one for the nationals and placed sixth in the Pac-12 Championships held Sunday at Stanford University.
March 1, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Earns 5-1 Victory Over USC in Opener of Doubleheader Senior catcher Chris Hoo doubled twice, collecting an RBI on each one, and junior southpaw Matt Imhof allowed one run and five hits in seven innings with seven strikeouts as No. 13 Cal Poly defeated No. 29 USC 5-1 in the opening game of a Sunday doubleheader at Dedeaux Field.
February 26, 2014 | Football Twelve-Game Cal Poly Football Schedule for 2014 Announced Cal Poly’s second consecutive 12-game football schedule, announced Wednesday by director of athletics Don Oberhelman, features five home games, all against Big Sky Conference schools, and seven contests on the road.
March 1, 2014 | Women's Basketball Mustangs Rally for Win over UC Irvine in OT on Senior Day The Mustangs used 43 points off the bench to push the team to a, 92-87, overtime win over the Anteaters of UC Irvine on Saturday at Mott Athletics Center in front of 1,683 fans on Senior Day.
March 2, 2014 | Baseball No. 13 Cal Poly Splits Sunday Doubleheader with No. 29 USC Mother Nature finally gave No. 13 Cal Poly and No. 29 Southern California a chance to play some baseball Sunday afternoon and, after rainouts Friday and Saturday, the two teams split a non-conference doubleheader at Dedeaux Field.
February 26, 2014 | Baseball First Two Games at USC Washed Out; Doubleheader Set for Sunday Friday night's Cal Poly baseball game at USC has been called off due to wet weather conditions. The remaining schedule for the three-game series has not been announced.
March 1, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Fall Late at Big West-Leading UC Irvine, 55-48 Sophomore wing David Nwaba scored a career-high 20 points and pulled down a collegiate-best 13 rebounds to finish with his first Cal Poly double-double, but the Mustang men’s basketball program – facing a three-point deficit in the final minute – couldn’t bridge the gap and dropped a 55-48 decision to Big West Conference-leading UC Irvine inside the Bren Events Center on Saturday evening.
February 28, 2014 | Women's Soccer Cal Poly Announces Spring Match Schedule Cal Poly women's soccer fans will have a few more chances to see the Mustangs this year. The program announced its spring schedule Friday, and four of the five games — all of which will take place on Saturdays — will be at Alex G. Spanos Stadium. Admission will be free.
February 27, 2014 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Opens Spring Schedule on Saturday Highlighted by a pair of matches against Premier Development League clubs and the return of nationally-ranked UCLA and Stanford to Alex G. Spanos Stadium, the Cal Poly men's soccer program gets its seven-match spring slate underway on Saturday, March 1 with a 3 p.m. doubleheader at the Upper Turf Fields.
February 27, 2014 | Women's Basketball Late UC Davis Push Downs Mustangs, 77-69 UC Davis used a 12-2 run in the final 1:24 of a Big West Conference women’s basketball game to defeat the Mustangs, 77-69, at the Mott Athletics Center on Thursday. The loss drops the Mustangs into second place in the conference standings with a 9-5 record and 15-12 overall. UCD improves to 7-6 in conference games and 12-14 overall.
February 25, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Visits UC Davis Thursday, UC Irvine on ESPNU Saturday The penultimate week of the regular season schedule has the Cal Poly men’s basketball team hitting the road for the final time before the March 13-15 Big West Conference Tournament as the Mustangs visit UC Davis on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. and UC Irvine in a nationally-televised ESPNU matchup on Saturday, March 1 at 8 p.m.
February 26, 2014 | Women's Tennis Mustangs Back to Big West Play at Cal State Fullerton, No. 57 UC Irvine The Cal Poly women's tennis program sets its sights back on Big West Conference action and preps for an eight-match home stand on Mustang Courts when visiting Cal State Fullerton on Saturday, March 1 and No. 57 UC Irvine on Sunday, March 2.
February 25, 2014 | Wrestling Cal Poly to Compete in Pac-12 Championships on Sunday at Stanford Cal Poly will send a pair of conference champions -- Devon Lotito and Dominic Kastl -- to the 2014 Pac-12 Championships on Sunday at Stanford University.
February 25, 2014 | Baseball No. 13 Cal Poly Improves to 7-1 With 5-3 Win Over San Jose State Cal Poly’s last four batters in the lineup collected eight hits and freshman right-hander Justin Calomeni earned his second victory in as many starts as the No. 13-ranked Mustangs defeated San Jose State 5-3 in a non-conference baseball game Tuesday night at Municipal Stadium.
February 24, 2014 | Softball Hyland Earns Big West Pitcher and Player of the Week Praise After tossing the Cal Poly softball program’s first no-hitter in five seasons and hitting .417 at the six-game Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic (Feb. 20-23), Mustang freshman righthander Sierra Hyland was named both Big West Conference Pitcher and Player of the Week on Monday afternoon.
February 24, 2014 | Baseball Freshman Slater Lee Earns Big West Pitcher of the Week Honors Cal Poly freshman right-hander Slater Lee, who shut out defending national champion UCLA with a two-hitter in his second collegiate start on the mound, has been named Big West Conference Pitcher of the Week.
February 24, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Continues Road Trip With Single Game Tuesday at San Jose State Cal Poly (6-1), ranked No. 13 in the Baseball America poll and No. 14 by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper this week following last weekend’s series win at defending national champion UCLA, continues its stretch of 11 of 12 games on the road Tuesday night, visiting San Jose State (2-6) at Municipal Stadium.
February 24, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Jumps into Top 20 in Division I Baseball Polls Cal Poly jumped as many as 12 positions in the major Division I baseball polls Monday following the Mustangs' series win at defending national champion UCLA.
February 23, 2014 | Baseball No. 22 Cal Poly Wins Series Against No. 12 UCLA With 9-1 Victory Junior right fielder Nick Torres and sophomore designated hitter Brian Mundell combined for five hits and five RBI as No. 22 Cal Poly captured its non-conference series against defending national champion and No. 12 UCLA with a 9-1 victory Sunday afternoon at Jackie Robinson Stadium.
February 23, 2014 | Softball Hyland Sharp again as Cal Poly Splits Sunday Doubleheader A day after tossing a no-hitter against Maryland with 12 strikeouts, Mustang freshman righthander Sierra Hyland struck out nine New Mexico hitters as the Cal Poly softball team opened its Sunday doubleheader at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic with a 6-1 win against the Lobos. Cal Poly, however, dropped its second game and closed tournament action with a 6-0 loss against UNLV.
February 22, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Holds Off UC Riverside for 69-64 Triumph Senior forward Chris Eversley notched a game-leading 22 points and junior wing Michael Bolden scored a career-high 13 on Saturday evening as the Cal Poly men’s basketball program fended off UC Riverside for a 69-64 victory inside the Mott Athletics Center.
February 22, 2014 | Women's Basketball Mustangs Snap Streak, Defeat UC Riverside, 83-72 The Cal Poly women’s basketball team defeated UC Riverside, 83-72, to snap a three game winless streak to improve to improve to 15-11overall and 9-4 in Big West play an into a tie for first place tie with Cal State Northridge in the conference standings. UCR fell to 2-11 in Big West play and 6-20 overall.
February 22, 2014 | Baseball No. 22 Cal Poly Evens Series Against No. 12 UCLA With 8-0 Shutout Freshman right-hander Slater Lee shut out defending national champion and No. 12 UCLA with a two-hitter and Nick Torres and Brian Mundell belted three-run home runs as No. 22 Cal Poly beat the Bruins 8-0 in a non-conference baseball game Saturday afternoon in Jackie Robinson Stadium.
February 22, 2014 | Men's Tennis Cal Poly Sweeps UC Riverside, Improves to 2-0 in Big West Play The Cal Poly men’s tennis team dominated UC Riverside Highlander squad, 7-0, Saturday afternoon at Andulka Park in Riverside.
February 22, 2014 | Swimming & Diving Relay Team Nearly Breaks School Record for Cal Poly at MPSF Finals A pair of top-seven individual finishes in championship finals and a 400-yard freestyle relay performance that nearly broke a school record highlighted the final day of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships for the Cal Poly women's swimming and diving team on Saturday night.
February 21, 2014 | Softball Cal Poly Edged by Syracuse at Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic, 3-2 Freshman righthander Sierra Hyland matched a career high with eight strikeouts and belted a two-run homer, but the Cal Poly softball team failed to recover from an early deficit against Syracuse and dropped a 3-2 decision on Friday at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic.
February 22, 2014 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Anthony Silvestri 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 Anthony Silvestri, who has appeared in 22 of 25 games this season and is shooting 38.3 percent from the floor, is the featured Mustang for Cal Poly’s Saturday, Feb. 22 matchup against UC Riverside.
February 21, 2014 | Baseball No. 22 Cal Poly Falls to No. 12 UCLA 5-2 in Series Opener Second baseman Luke Persico produced four hits, including two triples and a double, and James Kaprielian scattered three hits over seven innings as No. 12 UCLA defeated No. 22 Cal Poly 5-2 in the opener of a three-game non-conference series Friday night at Jackie Robinson Stadium.
February 21, 2014 | Men's Tennis Mustangs Dominate UC Irvine, 6-1, to Pick up First Win The Cal Poly men’s tennis team dominated Big West rival UC Irvine, 6-1, to pick up the team’s first win of the 2014 dual season. With the win the Mustangs improve to 1-7 overall and 1-0 in Big West play while UCI falls to 2-8 overall and 0-1 in Big West play.
February 21, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Close Home Stand Saturday Evening versus UC Riverside The Cal Poly men’s basketball program looks to snap a four-game slide inside the Mott Athletics Center and improve its seeding for the March 13-15 Big West Conference Tournament when closing a two-game home stand on Saturday, Feb. 22 against UC Riverside. Tip time is set for 7 p.m.
February 19, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly to Visit Defending National Champion UCLA for Weekend Series Cal Poly (4-0), ranked No. 22 in the Baseball America poll and No. 26 by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper this week following a season-opening series sweep against 2013 NCAA Super Regional qualifier Kansas State, plays the first of three consecutive series away from home this weekend, visiting defending national champion and No. 12 UCLA (3-1) at Jackie Robinson Stadium.
February 21, 2014 | Swimming & Diving Jones, Cleak, O'Meara Lead Mustangs on Third Day of MPSF Championships A trio of sixth-place individual finishes from seniors on Friday evening helped lift the Cal Poly women's swimming and diving team above San Diego and into sixth place heading into the final day of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships.
February 20, 2014 | Women's Basketball Late Free Throws Lift Cal State Fullerton Past Cal Poly, 78-77 A Cal Poly foul with less than a second left in regulation put Cal State Fullerton’s Chante Miles on the line and she responded by hitting all three and leading Cal State Fullerton to a 78-77 win over the Mustangs in a Big West Conference game in Fullerton on Thursday.
February 21, 2014 | Track & Field Former Cal Poly Star Day-Monroe Breaks American Record in Pentathlon Former two-time Cal Poly Women's Student-Athlete of the Year Sharon Day-Monroe broke the American pentathlon record on Friday afternoon at the USA Indoor Track and Field Championships in the Albuquerque Convention Center.
February 20, 2014 | Swimming & Diving Cleak Takes Fifth in 50 Free to Lead Cal Poly on Day 2 of MPSF Finals Cal Poly senior Rachel Cleak finished fifth in the 50-yard freestyle race on Thursday night at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Women's Swimming and Diving Championships, highlighting the second day of the four-day finals being held at two sites in southern California.
February 20, 2014 | 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. Junior guard Maliik Love, who has appeared in all 24 games this season and is shooting 39.5 percent from the floor, is the featured Mustang for Cal Poly’s Thursday, Feb. 20 matchup against Cal State Fullerton.
February 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Back Home to Host Cal State Fullerton, UC Riverside The Cal Poly men’s basketball program looks to climb back into the Big West Conference regular season title race and snap a three-game slide inside the Mott Athletics Center when hosting Cal State Fullerton on Thursday, Feb. 20 and UC Riverside on Saturday, Feb. 22. Both games tip at 7 p.m.
February 19, 2014 | Swimming & Diving Mustangs Open Competition at MPSF Championships with Relays The Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Women's Swimming Championships got under way Wednesday night with a pair of relays at East Los Angeles College.
February 18, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Junior Southpaw Matt Imhof Earns More National Awards The national awards continue to pour in for Cal Poly junior southpaw Matt Imhof as College Sports Madness and NCAA.com joined the list Tuesday.
February 18, 2014 | Baseball No. 22 Cal Poly Earns Second Shutout, Blanks Santa Clara 8-0 Junior right fielder Nick Torres drove in three runs and freshman right-hander Justin Calomeni struck out nine in his first collegiate start as No. 22 Cal Poly blanked Santa Clara 8-0 in a non-conference baseball game Tuesday night at Stephen Schott Stadium.
February 17, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Rises to No. 22 in Three Major Division I Baseball Polls Cal Poly's season-opening three-game series sweep over then-No. 22 Kansas State has propelled the Mustang baseball team into the No. 22 position in three major polls.
February 17, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Plays 11 of Next 12 Baseball Games on the Road Cal Poly (3-0), ranked No. 22 in the Baseball America poll and No. 26 by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper this week following a season-opening series sweep against 2013 NCAA Super Regional qualifier Kansas State, plays the first of 13 midweek games Tuesday night, visiting Santa Clara (1-3) in Stephen Schott Stadium.
February 16, 2014 | Baseball No. 27 Cal Poly Completes Sweep Against No. 22 Kansas State, 10-1 Junior right fielder Nick Torres belted a three-run home run and sophomore designated hitter Brian Mundell added three hits, including two doubles, and a pair of RBI as No. 27 Cal Poly completed a three-game season-opening series sweep against No. 22 Kansas State with a 10-1 victory Sunday afternoon before 1,528 in Baggett Stadium.
February 17, 2014 | Baseball Allen, Imhof Earn Big West Conference Player of the Week Honors Matt Imhof, whose 14-strikeout performance has triggered a flurry of national awards, and Jimmy Allen, who knocked in six runs in Cal Poly's season-opening three-game series sweep over No. 22 Kansas State, have earned the first Big West baseball awards for the 2014 season.
February 16, 2014 | Softball Mustang Softball Blanks Bradley to Close Stanford Nike Invitational In just her third career start, freshman righthander Sierra Hyland tossed a complete-game, one-hit shutout and struck out six Bradley batters on Sunday morning as the Cal Poly softball program closed the Stanford Nike Invitational with a 3-0 triumph versus the Braves.
February 16, 2014 | Women's Tennis Cal Poly Women’s Tennis Falls Short versus No. 56 Santa Clara Mustang freshmen Emily Gibbens and Sayaka Tsugai were dual victors on Sunday afternoon, but the Cal Poly women’s tennis program – after winning the doubles point against No. 56 Santa Clara – prevailed just twice in singles action and dropped a 4-3 decision to the Broncos on Mustang Courts.
February 15, 2014 | Swimming & Diving Mustangs to Compete at MPSF Championships This Week The Cal Poly women's swimming and diving team will compete at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships from Wednesday through Saturday at two different sites in southern California.
February 15, 2014 | Men's Basketball Second-Half Long Beach State Run Sends Cal Poly to 74-65 Loss Senior guard Kyle Odister hit three three-pointers to finish with a team-leading 11 points, but an unanswered second-half run by Long Beach State helped the 49ers outdistance the Cal Poly men’s basketball program inside Walter Pyramid on Saturday evening, 74-65.
February 15, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Clinches Kansas State Series With 5-2 Victory Freshman right-hander Slater Lee, in his first collegiate game, struck out seven over 6 1/3 innings and junior right fielder Nick Torres produced his second career four-hit game as No. 27 Cal Poly defeated No. 22 Kansas State 5-2 in the second game of a three-game season-opening baseball series Saturday night before 1,217 in Baggett Stadium.
February 15, 2014 | Women's Basketball Mustangs Fall to Hot Shooting Long Beach St., 85-72 The Long Beach State women’s basketball team shot 51 percent from the floor and made 44 percent from beyond the arc in defeating Cal Poly, 85-72, Saturday afternoon in front of 1,253 fans in the annual Play4Kay cancer awareness game.
February 15, 2014 | Softball Mustangs Swept by Pacific, No. 17 Cardinal at Stanford Nike Invitational Senior center fielder Lauren Moreno collected a game-high three hits and provided the Cal Poly softball team an early lead with a two-run single, but a seven-run second inning from Pacific sent the Mustangs to an 8-3 loss during Saturday's opening game at the Stanford Nike Invitational. Cal Poly also fell in its nightcap matchup versus No. 17 Stanford, 6-2.
February 15, 2014 | Women's Tennis Mustang Women’s Tennis Edged at San Jose State, 4-3 Senior Ane McPike prevailed in both singles and doubles action at San Jose State on Saturday afternoon, but the Cal Poly women's tennis program – after conceding the doubles point – dropped two three-set singles matches and a 4-3 decision against the Spartans.
February 14, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Visits Long Beach State in Saturday Fox Prime Ticket Matchup The Cal Poly men's basketball program plays its third successive game against an opponent directly next to itself in the Big West Conference standings when squaring off against Long Beach State in a Fox Prime Ticket-televised matchup on Saturday, Feb. 15. Tip time inside Walter Pyramid is 7:30 p.m.
February 14, 2014 | Baseball No. 27 Cal Poly Opens 2014 Season With 3-0 Win Over No. 22 Kansas State Junior southpaw Matt Imhof tied a Cal Poly Division I record with 14 strikeouts and senior third baseman Jimmy Allen broke up a scoreless duel with a two-run single in the sixth inning as No. 27 Cal Poly opened its 2014 baseball season with a 3-0 victory over No. 22 Kansas State on Friday night before 1,126 in Baggett Stadium.
February 14, 2014 | Softball Mustang Softball Splits Opening Day at Stanford Nike Invitational Senior catcher Mariah Cochiolo doubled twice and picked up three RBI and junior lefthander Chloe Wurst retired the final 14 Pacific batters of the day as the Cal Poly softball program opened the Stanford Nike Invitational with a 7-4 victory against the Tigers inside Boyd and Jill Smith Family Stadium.
February 14, 2014 | Baseball Imhof First Mustang Named to Golden Spikes Award Watch List Cal Poly junior southpaw Matt Imhof has been placed on USA Baseball’s 60-man preseason watch list for the Golden Spikes Award, which goes to the top amateur baseball player in the country. Sponsored by Major League Baseball, USA Baseball’s Golden Spikes Award will be presented for the 37th time on July 17.
February 11, 2014 | Wrestling Cal Poly to Host Arizona State for Final Dual Meet of Season Friday Cal Poly's last national championship wrestling team will celebrate its 40th anniversary as part of Friday night's homecoming activities for the Mustangs' Pac-12 dual meet with Arizona State in the Mott Athletics Center.
February 11, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Baseball Opens 2014 Campaign by Hosting No. 22 Kansas State Cal Poly, ranked No. 27 in the preseason Collegiate Baseball Newspaper poll and coming off a 40-win season which included a second-place Big West Conference finish and its second NCAA Division I regional playoff berth, opens the 2014 season Friday night with the first of three weekend games against No. 22 Kansas State in Baggett Stadium.
February 11, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Visits Cal State Northridge, Long Beach State on Fox Prime The Cal Poly men’s basketball program looks to climb back into the Big West Conference regular season title race and snap a four-game slide when wrapping a three-game road trip at Cal State Northridge (Thursday, Feb. 13) and Long Beach State (Saturday, Feb. 15).
February 10, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly, UC Irvine Set to Square Off on ESPNU Once More The Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s program-record ninth broadcasted appearance of the 2013-14 season will come on a familiar station versus a familiar opponent with the Mustangs set for a nationally-televised showdown at Big West Conference-leading UC Irvine on Saturday, March 1. Tip time from the Bren Events Center has been revised to 8 p.m.
February 10, 2014 | Women's Golf Cal Poly Third After Two Rounds of Play in Matador Invitational The Cal Poly women’s golf team is third among eight schools competing in the Matador Invitational on Monday at Wood Ranch Golf Club.
February 9, 2014 | Softball Cal Poly Softball Hammers Indiana to Close Kajikawa Classic Senior center fielder Lauren Moreno's second leadoff home run in three days and third of the Arizona State-hosted Kajikawa Classic set the victorious tone Sunday morning as the Mustangs closed their season-opening competition with a 9-2 triumph versus Indiana.
February 8, 2014 | Men's Basketball Second-Half Mustang Men’s Basketball Rally Falls Short at Hawai’i Senior guard Kyle Odister and sophomore forward David Nwaba both finished with a team-leading 12 points Saturday evening, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program, after cutting a double-digit Hawai’i lead to one point with six minutes to play, surrendered a late run and fell to the Warriors inside the Stan Sheriff Center, 69-60.
February 9, 2014 | Wrestling Cal Poly Falls to Stanford, South Dakota State in Home Triangular Meet Senior Britain Longmire was the lone Cal Poly wrestler to win both of his matches as the Mustangs fell 31-10 to South Dakota State and 24-9 to Stanford in a triangular meet Sunday afternoon in the Mott Athletics Center.
February 8, 2014 | Women's Basketball Schlemer Hits 1,001 for her Career in Win over Hawai’i Junior Ariana Elegado connected on a pair of free throws with four seconds on the clock to hold off a late charge by Hawai’i in a 62-60 Big West Conference women’s basketball game in Mott Athletics Center on Saturday. In the Mustang win senior Molly Schlemer became the 10th Mustang to score 1,000 points in her career.
February 8, 2014 | Women's Soccer Mustangs Look Back on Historic Season at Team Banquet The Cal Poly women's soccer program held its annual team banquet on Saturday evening at Avila Beach Golf Resort, as coaches and players enjoyed awards ceremonies and reflected on a championship season and the careers of graduating seniors.
February 9, 2014 | Wrestling Cal Poly Falls to South Dakota State, 31-10, in Triangular Meet South Dakota State utilized a fall, a technical fall, two major decisions and an injury default to beat Cal Poly 31-10 in the first dual of a triangular meet Sunday afternoon in the Mott Athletics Center.
February 8, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Baseball Alumni Game Ends in 2-2 Draw Nick Torres knocked in both Cal Poly runs while Brandon Roberts scored both Alumni runs after walks as the 2014 Cal Poly Baseball Alumni Game ended in a nine-inning 2-2 tie Saturday afternoon at Baggett Stadium.
February 4, 2014 | Wrestling Cal Poly to Host South Dakota State, Stanford in Sunday Triangular Cal Poly enters the final two weeks of dual meets for the 2013-14 wrestling season with three matches, all in the Mott Athletics Center. Coach Brendan Buckley's Mustangs host South Dakota State and Stanford on Sunday afternoon and will entertain Arizona State for its Homecoming match on Friday, Feb. 14.
February 8, 2014 | Softball Mustangs Drop Pair during Second Day of Kajikawa Classic A two-out, three-run homer from San Jose State designated player Kryn Masutani helped account for the difference Saturday morning as the Cal Poly softball team fell to the Spartans 6-5 in eight innings during the program's opening game at the Arizona State-hosted Kajikawa Classic. The Mustangs also fell in their nightcap against San Diego State, 6-3.
February 4, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Visits Hawai’i in Saturday Night Matchup The Cal Poly men’s basketball team looks to snap a three-game slide when facing an opponent the Mustangs have had the most success against under fifth-year head coach Joe Callero: Hawai’i, a program Cal Poly has defeated in all five matchups since the 2009-10 season. Saturday, Feb. 9 tip time inside the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu is 9 p.m. PT.
February 8, 2014 | Men's Tennis Cal Poly Men’s Tennis Match with No. 43 San Diego Cancelled The Cal Poly men’s tennis match against the University of San Diego that was scheduled for Saturday at 1 pm at the Avila Bay Tennis Club has been cancelled due to inclement weather.
February 5, 2014 | Women's Tennis Cornea Captures Big West Athlete of the Week Praise After prevailing in three of her four total matches and helping the Cal Poly women’s tennis program to a weekend road split, Mustang senior Jennifer Cornea was named Big West Conference Athlete of the Week on Wednesday afternoon.
February 5, 2014 | Softball Cal Poly Opens 20th Division I Season at Arizona State’s Kajikawa Classic Highlighted by the return of three All-Big West Conference selections, eight regular starters and 10 letterwinners, the Cal Poly softball program opens its 20th season of Division I action at the Feb. 6-9 Arizona State-hosted Kajikawa Classic.
February 3, 2014 | Football Football NLI Signing Party Set for Wednesday at Charlie's Place Cal Poly football will announce its Class of 2014 National Letter of Intent signees on Wednesday at Charlie's Place, located at 981 Foothill Blvd. in San Luis Obispo.
February 3, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Baseball Alumni Game Scheduled for Saturday Afternoon Major Leaguer Baseball players Bud Norris, Logan Schafer and Brent Morel are expected to compete or attend the 2014 Cal Poly Alumni Game on Saturday at 1 p.m. in Baggett Stadium.
February 3, 2014 | Softball Cal Poly Softball Picked Sixth in Preseason Big West Coaches Poll Despite returning seven position starters and all three All-Big West honorees from last year’s squad, the Cal Poly softball program was selected for a sixth-placed showing in the conference standings this season following the Monday morning release of the league’s preseason coaches poll.
February 3, 2014 | Women's Basketball Schlemer Dominates In Pair of Road Wins Cal Poly senior Molly Schlemer averaged 28.5 points and shot 67.5 percent from the floor to garner Big West Women’s Basketball Player of the Week honors, helping Cal Poly stay atop the conference standings with two key road wins. For the senior it was her third honor of the season.
February 2, 2014 | Women's Tennis Cal Poly Rolls Past Loyola Marymount in 5-2 Triumph Senior Kathryn Webb and freshman Emily Gibbens were both dual winners on Sunday afternoon as the Cal Poly women's tennis team earned its first road victory of 2014 with a 5-2 victory at Loyola Marymount.
February 2, 2014 | Men's Tennis Men’s Tennis Falls to No. 16 Pepperdine, 4-1 The Cal Poly men’s tennis team started strong, winning the doubles point, but struggled through singles play and falling to No. 16 Pepperdine, 4-1, in a nonconference tennis match on Sunday at the Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center on the Pepperdine campus.
February 1, 2014 | Men's Basketball UC Irvine Remains in First Place With 64-50 Win at Cal Poly UC Irvine remained in a three-way tie for first place in the Big West Conference men’s basketball standings with a 64-50 victory over Cal Poly on Saturday night before 3,032 fans in the Mott Athletics Center and a national television audience (ESPNU).
February 1, 2014 | Wrestling Chene Captures Title at 149 Pounds; Two Other Mustangs Place Cal Poly senior Kyle Chene captured top honors at 149 pounds and two other Mustang wrestlers were placewinners in the California Collegiate Open on Saturday at San Francisco State.
February 1, 2014 | Women's Basketball Women’s Hoop Holds On to Defeat UC Irvine, 84-79 The Cal Poly women’s basketball team needed four players to score in double figures to hold off a late charge by the UC Irvine Anteaters in a Big West Conference game, 84-79, on Saturday at the Bren Center.
February 1, 2014 | Swimming & Diving Fierro, McIntyre Win Two Events Each for Mustangs in Dual Meet at UCSB Cal Poly's Sonny Fierro and Sami McIntyre each won two events during the Blue-Green Rivalry dual meet against UC Santa Barbara at Campus Pool on Saturday afternoon.
February 1, 2014 | Women's Tennis Cal Poly Women’s Tennis Edged in Big West Opener Senior Jen Cornea prevailed in singles and doubles play and junior Mika Padmanabhan was a 6-2, 6-2 winner in singles, but the Cal Poly women’s tennis program – after capturing the doubles point – dropped a pair of three-set singles matches and ultimately its Big West Conference opener at Cal State Northridge on Saturday, 4-3.
January 31, 2014 | Women's Volleyball Taylor Nelson Named PrepVolleyball.com’s National Player of the Year Cal Poly freshman volleyball player Taylor Nelson continues to accrue accolades as she was named PrepVolleyball.com’s National (Senior) Player of the Year it was announced yesterday. The setter enrolled at Cal Poly in January after graduating from Granite Bay High School.
January 31, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Hosts UC Irvine in ESPNU Nationally-Televised Blackout Game The Cal Poly men’s basketball program looks to stem a two-game slide and stake a claim for first place atop the Big West standings when hosting conference co-leader UC Irvine in a nationally-televised ESPNU matchup inside the Mott Athletics Center on Saturday, Feb. 1. Tip time is set for 8 p.m.
January 30, 2014 | Women's Basketball Schlemer Scores 26, Ale 18, in Mustangs Win Over UC Davis, 81-72 The Cal Poly women’s basketball team shot better than 50 percent from the floor for the second straight game and came away with an 81-72 Big West Conference win on the road over UC Davis Thursday night.
January 30, 2014 | Men's Basketball Second-Half Rally Lifts UC Davis Over Cal Poly, 62-58 A six-point Cal Poly lead with 13 minutes to play was wiped out by UC Davis as the Aggies hit 10 shots from beyond the arc and beat the Mustangs 62-58 in a Big West Conference men’s basketball game Thursday night before 2,242 in the Mott Athletics Center.
January 30, 2014 | Wrestling Oregon State Beats Cal Poly in the Great Outdoors, 22-12 No. 24 Oregon State won the final three bouts to snap a 12-12 tie and defeated Cal Poly 22-12 in a Pac-12 Conference dual wrestling meet Thursday afternoon. The match was held outdoors in the plaza of the University Union.
January 30, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Picked by Coaches to Finish Second in Big West Cal Poly has earned its highest preseason ranking by Big West Conference baseball coaches as the Mustangs have been selected to finish second in 2014.
January 28, 2014 | Football Grosz Earns Seventh All-American Honor; APCA Ranks Team Fifth College Sports Journal has placed Cal Poly senior defensive tackle Sullivan Grosz on its Football Championship Subdivision all-star team, giving the 6-4, 295-pound San Joaquin Memorial High School graduate his seventh All-American honor.
January 27, 2014 | Wrestling Cal Poly to Host Oregon State for Outdoor Dual Meet on Thursday Cal Poly will wrestle nationally ranked Oregon State in its first-ever outdoor dual meet Thursday afternoon. The Pac-12 Conference match between the unranked Mustangs (3-5) and No. 24 Beavers (8-5) begins at 3 p.m. in the plaza of the University Union. Admission is free.
January 28, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Host UC Davis Thursday, UC Irvine Saturday on ESPNU The Cal Poly men’s basketball program looks to claim the top spot in the Big West Conference standings when hosting last-place UC Davis inside the Mott Athletics Center on Thursday, Jan. 30 (7 p.m.) and league-leading UC Irvine in a nationally-televised ESPNU matchup on Saturday, Feb. 2 (8 p.m.).
January 25, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men’s Basketball Falls Late at UC Riverside, 61-58 Sophomore forward David Nwaba scored a game-high 17 points and senior forward Chris Eversley chipped in 13, but the Cal Poly men's basketball team was outscored 10-0 during the final three-and-a-half minutes at UC Riverside on Saturday evening and dropped a 61-58 matchup inside the Student Recreation Center.
January 25, 2014 | Women's Basketball Mustangs Win Eighth Straight at Home, Improve to 5-1 in BWC The Cal Poly women’s basketball team improved to 8-0 (11-8 overall) at home this season and 5-1 in Big West Conference games when they defeated UC Riverside, 89-72, Saturday evening at the Mott Athletics Center. With the loss UCR falls to 4-15 overall and 0-6 in conference games.
January 26, 2014 | Wrestling Cal Poly Falls to Northern Colorado in Non-Conference Dual Meet Despite a fall and pair of major decisions, the Cal Poly wrestling team dropped a narrow 19-17 decision to Northern Colorado in a non-conference dual meet Sunday afternoon in Butler-Hancock Sports Pavilion.
January 25, 2014 | Swimming & Diving Seniors Lead Mustangs to Sweep at Last Home Meet of the Season The Cal Poly swimming and diving team swept a non-conference dual meet over UC Santa Cruz on Saturday afternoon, as the Mustangs won 201-74 on the women's side and 166-94 on the men's side at Anderson Aquatic Center.
January 25, 2014 | Women's Tennis Cal Poly Women’s Tennis Topped by San Francisco in Spring Opener Senior Kathryn Webb prevailed in the opening singles match of her final season and freshman Emily Gibbens triumphed in her first collegiate dual match, but the Cal Poly women’s tennis program dropped a 5-2 decision to San Francisco on Saturday afternoon in its 2014 dual match opening contest on Mustang Courts.
January 24, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Looks to Continue Best Big West Start Saturday at UC Riverside The Cal Poly men's basketball team looks to continue the program's best start to a Big West Conference campaign when closing a two-game road trip at UC Riverside on Saturday, Jan. 25. Tip time inside the Student Recreation Center is set for 7 p.m.
January 24, 2014 | Football Quartet of Mustangs Land on Big Sky All-Academic Team Four Cal Poly football players have been named to the Big Sky Conference All-Academic Team for the 2013 season.
January 23, 2014 | Women's Basketball Ofodu Scores Career-High in Leading Cal Poly to 69-65 Win over Titans Senior Amaka Ofodu scored a career-high 17 points while the Mustangs converted five of six free throws in the final minute of play to ice Cal State Fullerton,69-65, in a Big West Conference game on Thursday at Mott Athletics Center.
January 22, 2014 | Baseball Cal Poly Baseball Team Opens Practice for 2014 Season Friday The Cal Poly baseball team opens practice Friday afternoon at Baggett Stadium as it begins preparations for the 2014 season.
January 23, 2014 | Football Billy Ross, 78, Survivor of 1960 Cal Poly Football Plane Crash, Dies Billy Ross, a survivor of the Cal Poly football team's plane crash in 1960, passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in Bakersfield, Calif., at the age of 78.
January 21, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Visit Cal State Fullerton on ESPN3, Head to UC Riverside Never before in the program’s 18-year Big West affiliation has the Cal Poly men’s basketball team opened a conference campaign with five league wins in its first six games. The Mustangs, however, have the opportunity to establish a new program record for best Big West start when visiting Cal State Fullerton in an ESPN3-broadcasted matchup (Thursday, Jan. 23) and UC Riverside (Saturday, Jan. 25).
January 21, 2014 | Swimming & Diving Cal Poly to Host Last Home Meet of Season on Saturday vs. UC Santa Cruz The Cal Poly swimming and diving team will host its final home meet of the season at noon Saturday, when the Mustangs will welcome UC Santa Cruz to Anderson Aquatic Center for a non-conference dual.
January 21, 2014 | Men's Soccer Pridham Taken in Fourth Round by Vancouver in 2014 MLS SuperDraft The most decorated competitor in the history of the Cal Poly men’s soccer program, forward Mackenzie Pridham became the second Mustang to be selected in the 2014 Major League Soccer SuperDraft after being taken by Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Thursday morning with the first pick of the fourth round.
January 19, 2014 | Wrestling Dominic Kastl Places Second at Shorty Hitchcock Open Cal Poly junior 174-pound wrestler Dominic Kastl claimed second place in the Shorty Hitchcock Open hosted by Millersville University on Sunday.
January 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball Long Beach State Edges Cal Poly in Big West Game, 63-62 Junior guard Tyler Lamb tallied 20 points and Long Beach State used a 17-0 first-half run to beat Cal Poly 63-62 in a Big West Conference men’s basketball game Saturday night before 2,924 in the Mott Athletics Center.
January 18, 2014 | Women's Basketball Cal Poly Prevails in Overtime, 107-102, Over Long Beach State Sophomore Beth Balbierz came off the bench to spark the Mustangs with 16 points while junior Arian Elegado scored 30 points to lead the team to a 107-102 overtime win on the road over Long Beach State on Saturday.
January 19, 2014 | Football Millard Recovers Fumble in 89th East-West Shrine Game Former Cal Poly linebacker Johnny Millard recovered a fumble and nearly intercepted a pass in Saturday's East-West Shrine Game held at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.
January 18, 2014 | Wrestling A Fall by Lotito Sparks Cal Poly to 29-9 Victory over Menlo A first-period fall by Devon Lotito and major decisions by Luke McDonald and Nicolas Johnson powered the Cal Poly wrestling team to a 29-9 victory over Menlo College in a non-conference dual meet Saturday afternoon in the Mott Athletics Center.
January 17, 2014 | Football Notebook: Grosz, Fisher Honored; Millard Set to Play in Shrine Game Cal Poly senior defensive tackle Sullivan Grosz landed on College Sporting News' Fabulous Fifty for the 2013 football season. In addition, offensive guard Matt Fisher was named to College Sports Journal's All-Freshman Team, senior linebacker Johnny Millard will play in Saturday's East-West Shrine Game and former Mustang wide receiver Ramses Barden signed a futures contract with the Buffalo Bills on Thursday.
January 17, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Seek Best Big West Start Saturday versus Long Beach State The Cal Poly men’s basketball team looks to stay atop the conference standings and cement the program’s best start to a Big West campaign when welcoming Long Beach State to the Mott Athletics Center on Saturday, Jan. 18. Tip time is set for 7 p.m.
January 17, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly to Honor Mike Millhorn in Saturday’s Coaches vs. Cancer Game As part of an annual initiative supported by the National Association of Basketball Coaches and to honor the memory of long-time Cal Poly men’s basketball supporter Mike Millhorn, the Mustang program will host its annual Coaches vs. Cancer game during the Saturday, Jan. 18 home matchup against Long Beach State.
January 17, 2014 | Men's Tennis Mustangs Drop Season-Opening Dual Match at Saint Mary's, 6-1 The Cal Poly men's tennis team opened its spring season Friday evening falling in a dual match at Saint Mary's, 6-1 at Korth Tennis Complex.
January 16, 2014 | Women's Basketball Cal Poly Rally Falls Short on the Road against Cal State Northridge, 81-76 Four Cal Poly players scored in double figures, but it would not be enough as the Mustangs fall for the first time in conference play, 81-76, on the road to Cal State Northridge. With the loss the Mustangs fall to 2-1 in Big West play and 8-8 overall while CSUN improves to 2-1 in conference games and 6-11 overall.
January 16, 2014 | Football Barden Signs Futures Contract With Buffalo Bills Former Cal Poly wide receiver Ramses Barden, who sat out the 2013 NFL season after playing four years with the New York Giants, has signed a future contract with the Buffalo Bills.
January 16, 2014 | General News 25 Cal Poly Student-Athletes Earn Big West All-Academic Honors A total of 25 student-athletes representing five Cal Poly sports programs were named to the 2013 Big West Conference Fall All-Academic Team on Thursday afternoon.
January 16, 2014 | Men's Soccer George Malki Selected No. 37 by Montreal in 2014 MLS SuperDraft Former Cal Poly men’s soccer midfielder George Malki made program history on Thursday afternoon by becoming the highest Mustang selected in the Major League Soccer SuperDraft. Malki, a four-year starter at Cal Poly, was taken by Montreal Impact with pick No. 37 in the second round.
January 14, 2014 | Men's Basketball Big West-Leading Cal Poly Hosts Cal State Northridge, Long Beach State The Cal Poly men’s basketball team looks to match and exceeded the program’s best start to a Big West Conference campaign when welcoming Cal State Northridge into the Mott Athletics Center on Thursday, Jan. 16 and Long Beach State on Saturday, Jan. 18. Both games tip at 7 p.m.
January 15, 2014 | Women's Tennis Mustang Women’s Tennis Team Opens Spring Season on Friday The Cal Poly women’s tennis program kickstarts its 20th spring season at the Division I level and prepares for its 16-match dual schedule when competing at the Jan. 17-19 California Winter Invitational in Berkeley.
January 13, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly’s Feb. 1 Home Game versus UC Irvine Added to ESPNU Lineup The Mustang men’s basketball team will match a program record with an eighth broadcasted appearance this season following the Monday morning announcement from the Big West Conference that Cal Poly’s Saturday, Feb. 1 home contest against UC Irvine will be televised nationally on ESPNU. Tip time from the Mott Athletics Center has been revised to 8 p.m.
January 13, 2014 | Women's Basketball Jonae Ervin Earns Conference Player of the Week after Record Weekend Cal Poly senior Jonae Ervin (Brea, Calif./Brea Olinda HS) overhauled a school record that had stood for three decades, established a career scoring high and led her team to a pair of conference victories in earning Big West Women’s Basketball Player of the Week accolades.
January 12, 2014 | Wrestling Cal Poly Matmen Fall to Boise State, 35-6 The Kastl brothers, Dominic and Blake, were Cal Poly’s only winners in a 35-6 Pac-12 dual wrestling meet loss to Boise State on Sunday in the Mott Athletics Center.
January 11, 2014 | Football Millard Notches Three Tackles in Medal of Honor Bowl Cal Poly senior linebacker Johnny Millard recorded three tackles for the National All-Stars in Saturday’s Medal of Honor Bowl held inside Johnson Hagood Stadium on the campus of The Citadel in Charleston, S.C.
January 11, 2014 | Men's Basketball Three-Pointers Reign as Cal Poly Grabs Historic Win at UC Santa Barbara Junior forward Anthony Silvestri sank five three-pointers to finish with a career-high 17 points as the Cal Poly men’s basketball program produced its first win inside UC Santa Barbara’s Thunderdome in seven seasons by fending off a late Gaucho rally and departing with a 72-64 triumph.
January 12, 2014 | Swimming & Diving Mustangs Finish Diving Invitational at UCLA with Platform Competition The six divers representing Cal Poly at this weekend's Bruin Diving Invitational finished Sunday afternoon with platform competition, concluding the three-day meet hosted by UCLA at Spieker Aquatics Center.
January 7, 2014 | Wrestling Cal Poly to Host Boise State for Pac-12 Dual Meet Sunday Afternoon Cal Poly continues its three-match homestand Sunday afternoon with a 1 p.m. Pac-12 dual wrestling meet against Boise State in the Mott Athletics Center.
January 10, 2014 | Football Cal Poly Finishes No. 1 in the Nation in Rushing Offense Cal Poly's football team finished the 2013 season No. 1 in the NCAA's Division I Football Championship Subdivision in rushing offense, averaging 309.1 yards per game.
January 9, 2014 | Football Grosz Named National Defensive Tackle of the Year by CFPA Cal Poly senior Sullivan Grosz has been named Football Championship Subdivision Defensive Tackle of the Year by College Football Performance Awards. The Big Sky Conference's Co-Defensive Player of the Year made 188 tackles (103 solo stops) in his four-year Mustang career, including 22 sacks.
January 11, 2014 | Swimming & Diving Greenwood Leads Cal Poly Divers on Day 2 of Invitational at UCLA Competing in a 43-diver field, Cal Poly's Grace Greenwood advanced to the finals of the women's 3-meter event at the Bruin Diving Invitational on Saturday afternoon, and Paul Fischetti also represented the Mustangs in the men's 1-meter championship rounds.
January 10, 2014 | Swimming & Diving Cal Poly Opens Competition at Bruin Diving Invitational Cal Poly freshman Paul Fischetti placed in the finals of his event Friday afternoon at the Bruin Diving Invitational, and five other Mustangs competed in the women's prelims during the opening day of the three-day meet being held by UCLA at Spieker Aquatics Center.
January 7, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Opens Big West Campaign versus Hawai’i, at UC Santa Barbara The Cal Poly men’s basketball program opens its 18th season of Big West Conference competition and contests its first home game in 26 days when welcoming Hawai’i to the Mott Athletics Center on Thursday, Jan. 9 (7 p.m.). Cal Poly’s Big West opening week continues at Blue-Green and central coast rival UC Santa Barbara on Saturday, Jan. 11 (4 p.m.).
January 8, 2014 | Football Linebacker Johnny Millard Selected to Play in Pair of All-Star Games Senior linebacker Johnny Millard has made a great impression on the Cal Poly football program over the past four seasons. Over the next two weekends, Millard hopes to impress coaches and scouts at the next level.
January 7, 2014 | Football Defensive End Logan Mayes Completes Transfer to Cal Poly Logan Mayes, son of former Washington State All-American running back Rueben Mayes, has transferred from Washington State and is attending classes during the Winter Quarter at Cal Poly.
January 6, 2014 | Swimming & Diving Cal Poly Divers to Open the New Year at Bruin Invitational Cal Poly will be among nine teams competing at this week's Bruin Diving Invitational hosted by UCLA at Spieker Aquatics Center.
January 4, 2014 | Wrestling Cal Poly Drops Non-Conference Dual Meet to North Dakota State, 35-6 Devon Lotito and Spencer Empey were Cal Poly’s only winners as the Mustangs dropped a 35-6 decision to North Dakota State in a non-conference dual wrestling meet Saturday afternoon in the Mott Athletics Center.
January 4, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Caps Non-Conference Action with 82-72 Loss at Delaware Cal Poly men’s basketball junior forward Anthony Silvestri finished with a career-high 14 points, but a late first-half run from Delaware helped the Blue Hens outdistance the Mustangs 82-72 inside the Bob Carpenter Center on Saturday afternoon.
December 23, 2013 | Baseball Southpaw Matt Imhof Lands on Preseason All-American Second Team Junior southpaw Matt Imhof, who pitched for USA Baseball's Collegiate National Team during the offseason, has been named to the 2014 Louisville Slugger NCAA Division I Preseason All-American second team by Collegiate Baseball.
December 30, 2013 | Women's Basketball Molly Schlemer Named Conference Player of the Week Cal Poly women’s basketball player, senior Molly Schlemer, garnered Big West Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week honors as a career-high scoring performance nearly helped the Mustangs pull off a road upset over UCLA.
January 2, 2014 | Wrestling Cal Poly to Host North Dakota State on Saturday for Non-Conference Dual Two months into the 2013-14 wrestling season, Cal Poly finally hosts a dual meet in the Mott Athletics Center on Saturday afternoon. The Mustangs (2-1) will entertain North Dakota State (2-3) for a non-conference dual starting at 1 p.m.
December 29, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men’s Basketball Falls at Stanford, 79-62 Senior forward Chris Eversley scored a game-leading and season-high 25 points and sophomore forward Joel Awich chipped in with a career-high 11, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program failed to recover from an early double-digit deficit and dropped a 79-62 decision to Stanford inside Maples Pavilion on Sunday afternoon.
December 30, 2013 | Wrestling Lotito Places Seventh at 133 Pounds in Midlands Championships Cal Poly sophomore wrestler Devon Lotito claimed seventh place in the 51st Ken Kraft Midlands Championships, which concluded a two-day run Monday in Welsh-Ryan Arena at Northwestern University.
December 28, 2013 | Women's Basketball Schlemer Scores Career-High in 96-89 Loss at UCLA Cal Poly senior Molly Schlemer scored a career-high 29 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, but it would not be enough as UCLA prevailed, 96-89, in Los Angeles on Saturday in Cal Poly’s final non-conference game. Cal Poly will open Big West Conference play on the road at Hawai’i on January 8.
December 29, 2013 | Wrestling Lotito Remains Alive in 51st Ken Kraft Midlands Championships Cal Poly sophomore 133-pounder Devon Lotito remains alive in the 51st Ken Kraft Midlands Wrestling Championships while both Kyle Chené and Spencer Empey were eliminated Sunday.
December 23, 2013 | Men's Soccer Pridham Earns Spot on TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Season The most decorated and honored competitor in Cal Poly men's soccer program history, senior forward Mackenzie Pridham earned his sixth postseason accolade on Monday with a second team selection to the TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Season
December 27, 2013 | Wrestling Three Mustangs to Compete in 51st Midlands Championships Cal Poly will send three wrestlers to the 51st Ken Kraft Midlands Championships, scheduled for Sunday and Monday at Welsh-Ryan Arena on the campus of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.
December 22, 2013 | Wrestling Devon Lotito Places Third at 133 in Reno Tournament of Champions Although six Cal Poly wrestlers won three or more matches Sunday, just one Mustang -- 133-pounder Devon Lotito -- was a placewinner. The sophomore from Bethlehem, Penn., placed third in his weight class at the Reno Tournament of Champions with a 5-1 record. The 2013 Pac-12 champion at 133 pounds is now 9-5 on the year.
December 21, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men’s Basketball Falls at Pittsburgh, 73-56 Senior forward Chris Eversley scored a team-leading 16 points and senior guard Kyle Odister added 13, but the Cal Poly men's basketball program – after trailing Pittsburgh by five at halftime – was outdistanced in the second half and fell to the Panthers inside the Petersen Events Center on Saturday afternoon, 73-56.
December 20, 2013 | Women's Basketball Pac-12 Oregon too Much for Cal Poly, 124-87 The Cal Poly women’s basketball team fell to the nation’s scoring leader, Oregon, 124-87, in a nonconference game in Eugene on Friday. With the loss the Mustangs fall to 6-6 overall while Oregon improves to 8-2.
December 20, 2013 | Baseball Cal Poly Draws No. 27 Ranking in Collegiate Baseball Preseason Poll The 2014 Cal Poly baseball team will open the upcoming season ranked No. 27 in Collegiate Baseball's Fabulous 40 NCAA Division I preseason poll presented by Big League Chew bubble gum.
December 20, 2013 | Men's Golf Bertoni Earns Web.com Tour Card, Finishing Tied for 42nd in Q-School Former Cal Poly men's golf standout Travis Bertoni has secured a spot on the Web.com Tour following his performance in the Final Stage of the inaugural Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament, which completed a six-day run Tuesday at the PGA West Nicklaus TC and TPC Stadium courses in La Quinta, Calif.
December 19, 2013 | Football Senior Defensive Tackle Sullivan Grosz Honored by Associated Press Cal Poly senior defensive tackle Sullivan Grosz continues to add to his list of postseason honors. Grosz has been named to the Football Championship Subdivision All-American First Team by Associated Press.
December 19, 2013 | Baseball Imhof, Torres Among Baseball America's Early College Top 100 Prospects A pair of Cal Poly baseball players, both juniors, earned spots in Baseball America’s early College Top 100 prospects list. Southpaw Matt Imhof is ranked No. 22 by the weekly publication while right fielder Nick Torres drew a No. 79 ranking. Neither player was drafted out of high school.
December 19, 2013 | Wrestling Fifteen Mustangs Entered in Reno Tournament of Champions Cal Poly will send 15 wrestlers, including a pair of nationally ranked Mustangs, to the Reno Tournament of Champions on Sunday at the Reno Convention Center.
December 18, 2013 | General News Cal Poly Soccer Featured on Fox Sports Prime Ticket Show Both Cal Poly soccer programs were featured as part of the latest episode of "Big West Now," a half-hour show focusing on stories from across the conference, which debuted on Fox Sports Prime Ticket on Dec. 19.
December 18, 2013 | Women's Basketball Cal Poly Rally Falls Short in Portland, 83-76 The Cal Poly women’s basketball team could not pick up its second road win of the season when its second half rally fell short in Portland, 83-76. With the loss the Mustangs fall to 6-5 on the season and snapping a five-game win streak while Portland improves to 6-4.
December 17, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Opens Four-Game Road Trip with 79-59 Loss at LMU Senior forward Chris Eversley scored a game-high 21 points and grabbed a game-high seven rebounds, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program conceded a massive second-half run to Loyola Marymount on Tuesday evening inside Gersten Pavilion and opened a season-long four-game road trip with a 78-59 defeat.
December 18, 2013 | Football Sullivan Grosz Lands on The Sports Network All-American First Team Cal Poly senior defensive tackle Sullivan Grosz has been named to the 2013 Football Championship Subdivision All-American First Team by The Sports Network.
December 17, 2013 | Men's Soccer Pridham Named to CollegeSoccerNews.com All-America Team Having capped his Cal Poly men’s soccer career as the reigning two-time Big West Conference Offensive Player of the Year honoree, senior forward Mackenzie Pridham picked up another postseason accolade Tuesday with selection to the CollegeSoccerNews.com All-America third team.
December 16, 2013 | Women's Basketball Balanced Attack Leads Cal Poly Past Pepperdine, 80-77 Four players scored in double figures with the team shooting 50 percent from the floor to propel the Cal Poly women’s basketball team to an 80-77 win over Pepperdine in Malibu on Monday. For the Mustangs it was the team’s first win other than at home this season.
December 13, 2013 | Football Grosz and Umoh Earn Beyond Sports Network All-American Honors Cal Poly senior defensive lineman Sullivan Grosz and senior fullback Akaninyene Umoh have earned All-American honors from Beyond Sports Network.
December 13, 2013 | Men's Soccer Pridham Earns Senior CLASS Award All-America Second-Team Praise Cal Poly men’s soccer senior forward Mackenzie Pridham capped an honor-filled week and historic 2013 season on Friday morning with the announcement that the Mustang program’s all-time leading goal scorer earned Senior CLASS Award All-America second team praise.
December 11, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Wraps Non-Conference Home Slate Saturday Evening The Cal Poly men’s basketball program closes the non-conference home portion of its 2013-14 schedule inside the Mott Athletics Center when hosting Division II Cal State Dominguez Hills on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m.
December 10, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Taylor Nelson Added to 2014 Volleyball Recruiting Class Cal Poly volleyball head coach Sam Crosson and Athletics Director Don Oberhelman announced the signing of Taylor Nelson (Granite Bay, CA) to a financial aid agreement to enroll in the winter quarter at Cal Poly and continue her volleyball career as part of the 2014 recruiting class.
December 11, 2013 | Football Mustang Linebacker Johnny Millard to Play in Medal of Honor Bowl Cal Poly senior linebacker Johnny Millard has accepted an invitation to play in the inaugural Medal of Honor Bowl, scheduled for Jan. 11, 2014, in Charleston, S.C.
December 10, 2013 | Men's Soccer Pridham Rewarded with Spot on All-Far West Region First Team One of the top attacking talents in Cal Poly men’s soccer history, senior forward Mackenzie Pridham made further program history on Tuesday morning with the announcement of his selection to the 2013 NSCAA All-Far West Region First Tea
December 9, 2013 | Men's Golf Martens Wins Long Drive Title; Bertoni Reaches Final Stage of Qualifying Former Cal Poly golfer Grant Martens captured top honors in Golfweek's Industry Cup Long Drive Championship on Saturday at Oak Creek Golf Club in Irvine. Meanwhile, Travis Bertoni has advanced to the Final Stage of the inaugural Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament.
December 10, 2013 | Football Sullivan Grosz Named All-American by College Sports Madness Cal Poly senior defensive lineman Sullivan Grosz has earned his first All-American honor as he was selected to the first team by College Sports Madness.
December 7, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Pulls Away in Second Half to Beat Santa Clara, 64-53 Sophomore Dave Nwaba scored a career-high 21 points and senior Chris Eversley matched his career high for rebounds with 15 as Cal Poly defeated Santa Clara 64-53 in a non-conference men’s basketball game Saturday night before 2,016 in the Mott Athletics Center.
December 9, 2013 | Football Grosz, Ivory and Hubbard Earn Top Football Awards at Team Banquet Senior defensive lineman Sullivan Grosz, junior slotback Kristaan Ivory and senior safety Alex Hubbard were the top award winners at the team banquet honoring the 2013 Cal Poly football team Sunday at Embassy Suites in San Luis Obispo.
December 7, 2013 | Women's Basketball Women’s Basketball Triumphant Over Bakersfield, 63-54 The Cal Poly women’s basketball team made it three-straight wins and five of the last six with a 63-54 win over Bakersfield in a nonconference game on Saturday night in Mott Athletics Center.