January 24, 2015 | Women's Tennis
Mustang Women’s Tennis Team Falls in Spring Dual Opener at USF
Junior Danè Joubert and freshman Molly Reed prevailed in doubles, but their 6-4 triumph marked the Cal Poly women’s tennis team’s only victory on Saturday afternoon as the Mustangs opened their 20-match spring dual schedule with a 4-0 loss to San Francisco at the Olympic Club.
January 23, 2015 | Men's Basketball
Program Profile: Joel Awich
Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Junior forward Joe Awich is the featured Mustang for the team's Saturday, Jan. 24 matchup versus UC Riverside.
January 21, 2015 | Baseball
2015 Cal Poly Baseball Team Has a Tough Act to Follow
Practice for the 2015 Cal Poly baseball team opens Friday afternoon, nearly eight months after capturing the program's first Big West championship and hosting the San Luis Obispo Regional for the first time.
January 21, 2015 | Men's Basketball
Program Profile: David Nwaba
Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Junior wing David Nwaba, Cal Poly's leading scorer with 13.3 points per game, is one of the featured Mustangs for the team's Thursday, Jan. 22 matchup versus Cal State Fullerton.
January 20, 2015 | Men's Basketball
Cal Poly Back in Mott Athletics Center for Two-Game Home Stand
Following a 46-day stretch with just one home contest inside Mott Athletics Center, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program opens its second home stand of the season when welcoming Cal State Fullerton on Thursday, Jan. 22 and UC Riverside on Saturday, Jan. 24. Tip time is 7 p.m. both evenings.
January 21, 2015 | Men's Basketball
Program Profile: Brian Bennett
Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Junior forward Brian Bennett is one of the featured Mustangs for Cal Poly's Thursday, Jan. 22 game versus Cal State Fullerton.
January 18, 2015 | Women's Tennis
Joubert, Stone, Oedekerk Lead Cal Poly Sunday at California Winter Invite
Junior Danè Joubert prevailed in singles and senior Hannah Stone and freshman Zoe Oedekerk triumphed in doubles as the Cal Poly women's tennis team completed action at the spring season-opening California Winter Invitational on Sunday at Hellman Tennis Courts and Channing Tennis Courts.
January 17, 2015 | Men's Basketball
Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Falls Down the Stretch at CSUN, 55-48
Junior Joel Awich scored a career-high 15 points and fellow forward Brian Bennett grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program was unable to recover a lost second-half lead as the Mustangs fell to CSUN inside the Matadome on Saturday evening, 55-48.
January 18, 2015 | Wrestling
Cal Poly Falls to Stanford 22-13 in Pac-12 Dual Wrestling Meet
A fall by Colton Schilling in less than a minute and a major decision by J.T. Goodwin were not enough as Cal Poly dropped a 22-13 decision to Stanford in a Pac-12 dual wrestling meet Sunday afternoon in Maples Pavilion.
January 16, 2015 | Men's Basketball
Cal Poly Closes Two-Game Road Trip Saturday Night at CSUN
Finalizing a stretch with just one home game during a 46-day span, the Cal Poly men's basketball program completes a two-game road trip when visiting CSUN on Saturday, Jan. 17. Tip time inside the Matadome is set for 7 p.m.
January 16, 2015 | Wrestling
Air Force Rallies in Final Three Bouts to Edge Cal Poly 20-19
Air Force won the final three bouts, including a major decision by nationally ranked 125-pounder Josh Martinez. to edge Cal Poly 20-19 in a non-conference dual wrestling meet Friday night in the Mott Athletics Center.
January 15, 2015 | Women's Basketball
Cal Poly Rally Comes Up Just Short Against First-Place Long Beach State
Cal Poly will stay home to take on defending conference champion CSUN (12-5, 2-1) at 4 p.m. Saturday for #BreakTheRecord Night. The Mustangs will try to shatter the program's single-game attendance record of 2,552. Eighth-graders and younger will get in for free to the game, and carnival games outside will also be provided for free at 3 p.m.
January 12, 2015 | Men's Basketball
Mustangs Add Saturday, Jan. 31 Game at UC Davis to ESPNU Lineup
One season after playing a program-record 14 televised games, the Mustang men's basketball team added its ninth guaranteed televised matchup of the 2014-15 season on Monday morning following the announcement from the Big West Conference that Cal Poly's Saturday, Jan. 31 game at UC Davis will be carried live on ESPNU.
January 10, 2015 | Women's Basketball
Blue-Green Rivalry Victory Moves Cal Poly to 2-0 in Big West Conference
The Mustangs will return to Mott Athletics Center to host Long Beach State (15-1, 2-0) at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15. After that, Cal Poly will face defending league champion CSUN (11-5, 1-1) at home at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17 for #BreakTheRecord Night, when the program will attempt to shatter the single-game attendance record (2,552).
January 10, 2015 | Men's Soccer
Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Program Completes Coaching Lineup
First-year men's soccer head coach Steve Sampson recently finalized his managerial staff for the 2015 season with the joint announcement by the Cal Poly Athletics Department that Shaun Harris has been appointed as assistant coach. Completing Sampson's staff will be Brian Cronin (volunteer assistant) and Scott Williams (director of operations), both of who return for, respectively, their second and third seasons with the program.
January 9, 2015 | Football
Sippel Lands on FCS ADA Academic All-Star Team
Cal Poly junior center Stephen Sippel is one of 50 players named to the 17th annual Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star Team on Friday.
January 9, 2015 | Men's Basketball
Cal Poly Faces UC Santa Barbara Saturday in Big West Home Opener
Winners of six of its previous eight contests, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program plays its first home game in 35 days and opens its eight-game Big West Conference stretch inside Mott Athletics Center when hosting Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara on Saturday, Jan. 10. Tip time is 7 p.m.
January 9, 2015 | Wrestling
Wyoming Wins Final Two Bouts for 23-15 Dual Meet Victory Over Cal Poly
Jacob Leon and J.T. Goodwin nearly scored first-period falls Friday night, but Wyoming rallied to win both matches and heavyweight Leland Pfeifer clinched the 23-15 Cowboy victory over Cal Poly with a 5-2 decision in the final bout of a non-conference dual meet in the Mott Athletics Center.
January 7, 2015 | Men's Basketball
Cal Poly Outduels Hawai’i in Overtime to Win Big West Opener, 61-57
Junior forward Brian Bennett scored a team-leading 20 points and junior guard Reese Morgan added 17 – including the game-winning three-pointer with three seconds to play in overtime – as the Cal Poly men’s basketball program completed a seven-game road trip and opened its 19th season of Big West Conference action by edging Hawai’i inside the Stan Sheriff Center late Wednesday, 61-57.
January 6, 2015 | Men's Basketball
Program Profile: Zach Gordon
Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Junior forward Zach Gordon is one of the featured Mustangs for the program's Saturday, Jan. 10 matchup versus UC Santa Barbara.
December 23, 2014 | Football
Dzubnar, Howe Land on Sports Network All-America Teams
For the fifth time in the last three weeks, Cal Poly senior linebacker Nick Dzubnar has been honored as an All-American. On Tuesday, The Sports Network bestowed first-team NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision All-American honors on Cal Poly’s new record-holder for tackles in a season as well as senior fullback Brandon Howe.
December 22, 2014 | Men's Soccer
Former Mustang Men’s Soccer Winger Lassiter Signs with LA Galaxy
Less than a year after making the jump from the Cal Poly men's soccer program to the professional game in Sweden, former Mustang winger Ariel Lassiter will be returning to the United States after recently signing with LA Galaxy. Lassiter will begin his tenure with the Galaxy's reserve squad, LA Galaxy II, in the third-tier USL Professional Division.
December 21, 2014 | Wrestling
Fiegener, Trujillo Place in 20th Reno Tournament of Champions
Nick Fiegener placed fourth at 184 pounds while Victor Trujillo finished sixth at 133 pounds, highlighting Cal Poly’s performance in the 20th annual Reno Tournament of Champions on Sunday at the Reno Events Center.
December 20, 2014 | Men's Basketball
Cal Poly Falls Down the Stretch to No. 8 Gonzaga, 63-50
Junior wing David Nwaba led all players with a season-high 21 points, but the Cal Poly men's basketball program – despite staying within single digits of No. 8 Gonzaga for a majority of the second half – was unable to overtake the Bulldogs inside KeyArena on Saturday evening and fell in the 2014 Battle in Seattle, 63-50.
December 19, 2014 | Football
Linebacker Nick Dzubnar Captures Fourth All-American Honor
Cal Poly senior linebacker Nick Dzubnar has tackled his fourth NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision All-American honor. The Walter Camp Foundation has named Dzubnar, the Mustangs’ new single-season record holder for tackles, to its All-America Team.
December 19, 2014 | Men's Basketball
Cal Poly Meets No. 8 Gonzaga Saturday in 2014 Battle in Seattle
The Cal Poly men's basketball team continues its five-game, 12-day road trip – the program's lengthiest road trip in 35 seasons – when squaring off against No. 8 Gonzaga in the 2014 Battle in Seattle on Saturday, Dec. 20. Tip time inside Key Arena is 7 p.m. with action televised on Root Sports.
December 18, 2014 | Women's Basketball
New Mexico Rallies to Top Visiting Mustangs 84-68
Now a combined 11-of-17 from long range over her past two games, Ariana Elegado has moved to No. 10 in Big West Conference history in career 3s made, with a school-record total of exactly 200.
December 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball
Center Hollingsworth to Join Cal Poly Men's Basketball for 2015-16 Season
The Cal Poly men's basketball team strengthened its post presence for seasons to come with the recent announcement by sixth-year head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department that 6-10 center Hank Hollingsworth (Chelan, Wash./Chelan HS) has been formally admitted to the university and will join the program beginning with the 2015-16 season.
December 15, 2014 | Men's Basketball
Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Hangs on to Top San Francisco, 78-71
Junior wing David Nwaba scored a season-high 19 points and junior guard Reese Morgan added a season-best 17 as the Cal Poly men's basketball team produced the program's first victory at San Francisco with a 78-71 triumph against the Dons inside War Memorial Gym on Monday evening.
December 15, 2014 | Football
Dzubnar Captures All-American Honors from AFCA
Senior linebacker Nick Dzubnar on Monday became Cal Poly’s first selection to the American Football Coaches Association’s Football Championship Subdivision All-America Team since 2008.
December 13, 2014 | Softball
Mustang Softball Program Signs Three to National Letters of Intent
Ready to return eight letterwinners from last year's squad that finished second in the Big West Conference standings, the Cal Poly softball team strengthened its future rosters recently with the announcement by 11th-year head coach Jenny Condon and the Mustang Athletics Department that the program has signed three players to National Letters of Intent.
December 11, 2014 | Swimming & Diving
Cal Poly Signs 11 Swimmers to National Letters of Intent
The incoming class includes six recruits who've already been NISCA/Speedo All-Americans in high school, as well as four USA Swimming Scholastic All-Americans -- plus one who has represented Great Britain in various international competitions.
December 10, 2014 | Men's Soccer
Minter and Hamilton Named to NSCAA All-Far West Region Squads
Cal Poly men's soccer midfielder Chase Minter and goalkeeper Wade Hamilton each added another accolade to their respective junior seasons on Wednesday afternoon with both Mustangs earning a place on the NSCAA All-Far West Region teams.
December 7, 2014 | Football
Trio of Linebackers Earn Top Awards at Cal Poly Football Banquet
Nick Dzubnar, Cameron Ontko and Nick Moyer, all senior linebackers, were the top award winners along with junior quarterback Chris Brown at the team banquet honoring the 2014 Cal Poly football team Sunday at Embassy Suites in San Luis Obispo.
December 4, 2014 | Men's Soccer
Steve Sampson Named Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Head Coach
Steve Sampson, former manager of the United States Men's National Team, Major League Soccer's Los Angeles Galaxy and head coach of Santa Clara's 1989 NCAA Tournament championship team, has been selected as the head coach of the Cal Poly men's soccer program. The announcement was made on Thursday afternoon by Mustang Director of Athletics Don Oberhelman.
December 5, 2014 | Men's Basketball
Program Profile: Alex Lambertson
With the Cal Poly men's basketball team's fifth annual alumni banquet scheduled for Friday, Dec. 5, program director of alumni relations Alex Lambertson took time to write about the program's alumni outreach endeavors and this year's honorees: the 1994-95 Mustang team – Cal Poly's first squad to compete at the Division I level.
December 4, 2014 | Men's Basketball
Mustangs Close 2014 Home Schedule Saturday versus Menlo College
With a seven-game road trip on the horizon, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program plays its final home contest of 2014 when hosting NAIA Menlo College on Saturday, Dec. 6. Tip time inside Mott Athletics Center is set for 7 p.m.
November 28, 2014 | Men's Basketball
Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Annual Alumni Dinner Set for Friday, Dec. 5
In continued celebration of its 11-decade program history, the Cal Poly men's basketball team will honor its first NCAA Division I team – the 1994-95 Mustang squad – during the program's fifth annual alumni weekend. The event is scheduled for Dec. 5-6, 2014.
December 1, 2014 | Women's Volleyball
Greisen Caps Freshman Year with All-Big West Recognition
Following a debut season in which she led the Cal Poly volleyball program with 3.55 kills per set and 359 total kills, outside hitter Raeann Greisen closed her first season on campus by being named to the seven-player Big West Conference All-Freshman Team on Monday morning.
November 26, 2014 | Football
‘Frustrating’ 7-5 Season Includes Three Victories Against Teams in Playoffs
Cal Poly’s football team finished No. 1 in the nation in rushing offense and fewest turnovers. The Mustangs, who rallied from a 1-3 start to win six of their last eight games and averaged nearly 34 points and 483 yards per contest offensively, defeated perennial Big Sky powers and NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision playoff qualifiers Montana and Montana State at home and ended the 2014 campaign with a convincing 34-3 victory against Pioneer League champion San Diego, another team in the FCS playoffs.
November 22, 2014 | Football
Cal Poly Ends 2014 Regular Season With 34-3 Win Over San Diego
Backup quarterback Dano Graves threw one touchdown pass and ran for two more scores as Cal Poly wrapped up the 2014 regular season with a 34-3 victory over playoff-bound San Diego in a non-conference football game Saturday afternoon at Torero Stadium.
November 22, 2014 | Women's Volleyball
Cal Poly Volleyball Battles Hawai’i, Falls in Four Sets
Sophomore middle blocker Taylor Gruenewald chalked up a match-leading 16 kills and freshman Raeann Greisen finished with 15, but the Cal Poly volleyball program – after earning an opening-set victory against Hawai’i Saturday evening – dropped the next three games and suffered a 21-25, 25-22, 25-12, 25-16 defeat inside Mott Athletics Center.
November 17, 2014 | Football
Cal Poly Wraps Up 2014 Season With Non-Conference Game at San Diego
Cal Poly (6-5, 5-3 Big Sky), which still has a chance to post its 11th winning record in the last 14 years despite back-to-back losses to Idaho State and UC Davis, plays its final game of the 2014 football season Saturday afternoon, visiting the University of San Diego (9-1, 7-1 Pioneer) in the last contest of a three-year agreement between the Mustangs and Toreros.
November 21, 2014 | Men's Basketball
Cal Poly Earns First Win Ever Against CAA, Beats Delaware 78-60
Sophomore guard Ridge Shipley scored a career-high 21 points as Cal Poly beat a team from the Colonial Athletic Association for the first time, defeating Delaware 78-60 in a non-conference men’s basketball matchup of 2014 NCAA Tournament participants Friday night before 2,416 in the Mott Athletics Center.
November 20, 2014 | Men's Basketball
NCAA Tournament Programs Clash Friday in Mott Athletics Center
For the first time in Mott Athletics Center history, two defending conference champions and NCAA Division I Tournament qualifiers from a year ago will clash when the Cal Poly men’s basketball program hosts Delaware on Friday, Nov. 21. Tip time is 7 p.m.
November 18, 2014 | Women's Basketball
Cal Poly Signs Three Players to National Letters of Intent
The trio of newcomers includes Breezi Holt, a shooting guard from Bishop Manogue High School in Reno, Nev., Katie Nunnelley, a post from Anderson Union High School, and Dye Stahley, a point guard from Dobson High School in Mesa, Ariz.
November 17, 2014 | Women's Volleyball
Cal Poly Volleyball Signs Libero Brouker to National Letter of Intent
A year after signing the nation's 23rd-ranked recruiting class, the Cal Poly volleyball program strengthened its future roster on Monday afternoon with the announcement by third-year head coach Sam Crosson and the Mustang Athletics Department that libero Katherine Brouker (Santee, Calif. / West Hills HS) has signed a National Letter of Intent. Brouker will join Cal Poly's lineup for the 2015 season.
November 17, 2014 | Baseball
Cal Poly Announces Signings of 12 Baseball Recruits to NLIs
Five months after concluding its most successful Division I season with 47 victories, a Big West Conference championship , its third berth in the NCAA Regionals in the last six years and a top-20 national ranking, the Cal Poly baseball team has signed 11 high school recruits and one transfer to the National Letter of Intent.
November 15, 2014 | Football
Cal Poly Suffers First Home Loss of Season, Falls to UC Davis 48-35
Senior running back Gabe Manzanares rushed for a career-high 230 yards and three touchdowns while sophomore quarterback Ben Scott passed for 298 yards and three more scores as UC Davis upset Cal Poly 48-35 in the Battle for the Golden Horseshoe on Saturday night before 10,121 in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
November 16, 2014 | Wrestling
Trio of Mustangs Place in Roadrunner Open
A trio of Cal Poly wrestlers earned top-six finishes in the Roadrunner Open hosted by Cal State Bakersfield in Fresno’s Selland Arena on Sunday.
November 15, 2014 | Men's Basketball
Second-Half Nevada Surge Sends Cal Poly to Defeat in Season Opener
Junior guard Reese Morgan scored a team-leading 13 points, but the Cal Poly men's basketball program – after leading by one at halftime versus Nevada – was outscored by 17 points in the second half and dropped a 65-49 season-opening decision to the Wolf Pack inside Lawlor Events Center on Saturday afternoon.
November 15, 2014 | Women's Volleyball
Mustang Volleyball Team Falls in Three Sets at CSUN
Freshman outside hitter Raeann Greisen led the Cal Poly volleyball program with 11 kills Saturday evening, but the Mustangs conceded a .393 team hitting percentage to CSUN inside the Matadome and dropped a 25-15, 25-20, 25-17 decision.
November 11, 2014 | Women's Soccer
Former Mustang Kobinski to Play at EAFF Cup
In the latest FIFA rankings, Guam made the sixth-largest jump among all 133 teams ranked, up to No. 85. South Korea is the favorite for this stage, at No. 17.
November 10, 2014 | Women's Volleyball
Greisen Earns Second Big West Freshman Player of the Week Honor
Following a two-match stretch that included a career-high 24-kill performance during a four-set victory against Cal State Fullerton (Nov. 8), Cal Poly outside hitter Raeann Greisen was named Big West Conference Freshman Player of the Week on Monday.
November 7, 2014 | Men's Soccer
Hamilton and Minter Lead Cal Poly’s All-Big West Selections
Highlighted by junior goalkeeper Wade Hamilton's selection as Big West Goalkeeper of the Year and junior Chase Minter's selection as conference Midfielder of the Year, the Cal Poly men's soccer program enjoyed seven individual selections to the Big West All-Conference Team on Friday morning.
November 3, 2014 | Football
No. 21 Cal Poly Visits Idaho State for Another Big Sky Showdown Saturday
Cal Poly (6-3, 5-1 Big Sky), which moved into a tie for first place with Eastern Washington in the Big Sky Conference with its win over Montana State last week and is ranked in the Top 25 for the first time this season, travels to Idaho State (6-3, 4-1 Big Sky), tied for third place with three other teams, for its third straight Big Sky showdown Saturday afternoon in Holt Arena.
November 5, 2014 | Women's Volleyball
Mustang Volleyball Back in Mott to Host UC Irvine, Cal State Fullerton
With four of its final six regular season matches inside Mott Athletics Center, the Cal Poly volleyball program looks to climb the Big West Conference standings when contesting a two-match home stand versus UC Irvine (Friday, Nov. 7) and Cal State Fullerton (Saturday, Nov. 8). First serve both nights is 7 p.m.
November 5, 2014 | Men's Soccer
Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Season Comes to Close with 2-1 Loss at UC Davis
Junior midfielder Matt LaGrassa scored a 59th-minute equalizer, but the Cal Poly men’s soccer team – which required a victory Wednesday at UC Davis to qualify for the Big West Conference Tournament – suffered a 2-1, double-overtime defeat at Aggie Soccer Field.
November 7, 2014 | Swimming & Diving
Cal Poly Opens Trojan Diving Invitational
Diving among the eight teams in attendance will continue at 11 a.m. Saturday with a reversal from the first day's events, followed by finals beginning at 2:15.
November 1, 2014 | Football
Cal Poly Earns Fifth Straight Win With 35-27 Upset of Montana State
Junior quarterback Chris Brown rushed for two touchdowns and passed for another as Cal Poly earned its fifth straight victory, upsetting No. 8/9 Montana State 35-27 in a Big Sky Conference football game Saturday night in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 30, 2014 | Football
Cal Poly to Host No. 8 Montana State With First Place in Big Sky at Stake
First-place Montana State (6-2, 4-0 Big Sky) and second-place Cal Poly (5-3, 4-1 Big Sky) clash in a midseason Big Sky Conference showdown Saturday night in Alex G. Spanos Stadium. The Mustangs have won four straight games and will celebrate Homecoming while the No. 8 Bobcats are coming off a bye and making their first trip to San Luis Obispo since 2005.
October 25, 2014 | Football
Cal Poly Upsets No. 6/7 Montana 41-21 for Fourth Straight Victory
Junior quarterback Chris Brown shattered his own school record for rushing yards by a quarterback, rambling for 226 yards and a pair of touchdowns as Cal Poly upset No. 6/7 Montana 41-21 in a Big Sky Conference football game Saturday night before 10,775 in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 25, 2014 | Men's Soccer
Dhillon Scores Two in Front of 14,345, but Blue-Green Game Ends in Draw
Sophomore winger Justin Dhillon scored twice to provide the Cal Poly men’s soccer program a 2-0 lead at Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara, but in front of 14,345 spectators – the fifth largest regular season crowd in NCAA history – the Gauchos equalized inside 13 minutes midway through the second half to force a 2-2 draw with the Mustangs Friday evening.
October 23, 2014 | Men's Soccer
Cal Poly Visits UC Santa Barbara Saturday in 2014 Blue-Green Opener
Topping CollegeSoccerNews.com's list of the 14 Greatest Rivalries in College Soccer and the best attended series in the history of the collegiate game, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program opens the 2014 Blue-Green series at UC Santa Barbara’s Harder Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 25.
October 24, 2014 | Women's Volleyball
Mustang Volleyball Team Falls in Three Sets at Hawai’i
Middle blockers Taylor Gruenewald and Caihla Petiprin co-led the Cal Poly volleyball program with eight kills apiece, but the Mustangs – after dropping the opening two sets and conceding a 22-19 lead in game No. 3 – fell versus Hawai’i inside the Stan Sheriff Center Friday evening, 25-17, 25-18, 25-22.
October 23, 2014 | Men's Basketball
Cal Poly Selected Sixth in Big West Preseason Media Poll
Despite returning 10 letterwinners from last year’s squad that reached the NCAA Tournament second round, the defending Big West champion Cal Poly men’s basketball program was selected for a sixth-place finish this season following the Thursday release of the conference preseason media poll.
October 22, 2014 | Women's Volleyball
Cal Poly Volleyball Visits Hawai’i for Friday Night Matchup
The Cal Poly volleyball program looks to climb back up the Big West Conference standings and snap a three-match slide when opening a three-match road trip versus Hawai’i on Friday, Oct. 24. Match time is set for 10 p.m. PT.
October 22, 2014 | Football
Cal Poly Football Team Joins KJUG in DJs for PJs Pajama Drive
The Cal Poly football team is huddling with KJUG for its DJs for PJs Pajama Drive this weekend. Mustang football fans can help as well by bringing pajamas for children to the Cal Poly football game Saturday night against Montana in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 21, 2014 | Men's Soccer
Big West North-Leading Cal Poly Hosts UC Davis, Visits UC Santa Barbara
The Cal Poly men’s soccer program looks to retain its position atop the Big West Conference North Division standings when hosting UC Davis on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. before visiting Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara for a Fox PRIME TICKET-televised matchup on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m.
October 18, 2014 | Football
Cal Poly Rallies to Defeat Sacramento State, Improves to 3-1 in Big Sky
Senior slotback Kenny Mitchell, junior wide receiver Roland Jackson and freshman fullback Joe Protheroe all scored their first career collegiate touchdowns as Cal Poly turned a 10-point second-quarter deficit into a 56-27 Big Sky Conference victory over Sacramento State on Saturday night at Hornet Stadium.
October 18, 2014 | Women's Volleyball
Cal Poly Drops Four-Set Decision to Big West Leader Long Beach State
Sophomore middle blocker Taylor Gruenewald recorded a match-leading 12 kills, but the Cal Poly volleyball program – after claiming the opening set from Big West Conference leader Long Beach State on Saturday evening – dropped the remaining three games and a 26-28, 25-22, 25-15, 25-20 decision inside Mott Athletics Center.
October 13, 2014 | Football
Cal Poly Remains On the Road, Visiting Sacramento State Saturday Night
Cal Poly (3-3, 2-1 Big Sky), armed with its first two-game winning streak of the 2014 season as well as its initial victory on the road, continues Big Sky play Saturday night with a trip to the state capital to face Sacramento State (4-3, 1-2 Big Sky) in Hornet Stadium.
October 17, 2014 | Women's Volleyball
Mustang Volleyball Team Falls in Four to Second-Place CSUN
Freshman Caihla Petiprin recorded a team-best 10 kills, but the Cal Poly volleyball program – after taking set No. 2 against CSUN – conceded the ensuing two games and dropped a 25-178, 26-28, 25-20, 25-19 decision to the Big West Conference’s second-place side on Friday evening inside Mott Athletics Center.
October 17, 2014 | Women's Soccer
Cal Poly Collects Three Points With 2-1 Victory Over UC Irvine
Junior forward Elise Krieghoff scored her 44th career goal, one shy of the school record, and sophomore midfielder Lydia Anderson also recorded a goal as the Cal Poly women's soccer team jumped to a 2-0 first-half lead and held on to beat UC Irvine 2-1 in a Big West Conference match Friday night at Anteater Stadium.
October 17, 2014 | Swimming & Diving
USC Defeats Cal Poly in Men's Non-Conference Dual Meet
Jimmy Deiparine, Shannon Fong and Mickey Mackle won individual events as the Cal Poly men's swimming and diving team officially opened its 2014-15 season and christened its new scoreboard in a dual meet against USC on Friday night at Anderson Aquatic Center.
October 15, 2014 | Women's Volleyball
Cal Poly Volleyball Set to Face Big West Leaders CSUN, Long Beach State
The Cal Poly volleyball program meets the top four teams in the Big West Conference standings during its next five matches, beginning with a two-match home stand versus second-place CSUN (Friday, Oct. 17) and league-leading Long Beach State (Saturday, Oct. 18).
October 12, 2014 | Women's Tennis
Run by Gibbens and Oedekerk Ends at ITA Northwest Championships
After reaching the round of 16 in the Doubles Open bracket at the Stanford-hosted ITA Northwest Regional Championships, the Cal Poly women’s tennis team’s last remaining competitors – sophomore Emily Gibbens and freshman Zoe Oedekerk – were eliminated from title contention on Sunday.
October 11, 2014 | Men's Soccer
Minter Scores Twice, but Cal Poly Men's Soccer Falls in 90th Minute
Junior winger Chase Minter recorded his second two-goal game of 2014, but the Cal Poly men's soccer program – after overturning a two-goal deficit in the second half – surrendered a Cal State Fullerton goal 52 seconds from full time and fell at Titan Stadium on Saturday evening, 3-2.
October 11, 2014 | Women's Volleyball
Mustang Volleyball Team Halted by UC Irvine in Sweep
Freshman outside hitter Raeann Greisen chalked up a match-leading 15 kills, but the Cal Poly volleyball program saw its two-match Big West Conference win streak stopped by UC Irvine in a 25-23, 25-20, 25-18 defeat inside the Bren Center on Saturday evening.
October 11, 2014 | Women's Tennis
Gibbens, Oedekerk Lead Cal Poly Saturday at ITA Championships
Highlighted by sophomore Emily Gibbens and freshman Zoe Oedekerk advancing into the round of 16 in the Open Doubles draw, the Cal Poly women's tennis program completed play Saturday at the Stanford-hosted ITA Northwest Regional Championships with five Mustangs advancing.
October 10, 2014 | Women's Volleyball
Mustangs Win in Four at Fullerton to Even Big West Mark
Freshman outside hitter Raeann Greisen recorded a match-leading 16 kills as the Cal Poly volleyball program picked up its second successive Big West Conference triumph with a 25-22, 25-16, 22-25, 25-21 victory versus Cal State Fullerton inside Titan Gym on Friday evening.
October 10, 2014 | Women's Tennis
Joubert Leads Cal Poly on Opening Day of ITA Northwest Championships
Junior Danè Joubert finished as the Cal Poly women's tennis team's only dual winner on Friday at the Stanford-hosted ITA Northwest Regional Championships and sophomore Emily Gibbens and freshman Zoe Oedekerk won their doubles matchup as the Mustangs wrapped first-day action at Taube Family Tennis Stadium.
October 6, 2014 | Football
Cal Poly Continues Big Sky Play by Visiting Weber State on Saturday
Cal Poly (2-3, 1-1 Big Sky), which evened its Big Sky Conference record with a 42-39 victory over Southern Utah last week, continues Big Sky play Saturday afternoon with a trip to Ogden, Utah, to face Weber State (0-5, 0-1 Big Sky) in Stewart Stadium.
October 7, 2014 | Baseball
Challenging 2015 Cal Poly Baseball Schedule Released
A pair of trips to Texas and three-game series against USC and Oregon State along with 27 home games highlight the 2015 Cal Poly baseball schedule announced Tuesday by Mustang director of athletics Don Oberhelman and head coach Larry Lee.
October 6, 2014 | Women's Basketball
Mustangs Open Preseason Practice
Cal Poly, which also features nine newcomers joining a tradition that includes six consecutive winning records, will have 40 days to prep for the season opener.
October 5, 2014 | Men's Soccer
Alkebulan Brace Helps Send Cal Poly Past CSUN, 2-1
Freshman forward Kaba Alkebulan notched his first career two-goal game – including scoring the overtime game-winner in the 92nd minute – as the Cal Poly men's soccer program vanquished CSUN on Sunday afternoon inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium, 2-1.
October 4, 2014 | Women's Volleyball
Cal Poly Trumps UC Riverside to Earn First Big West Win
Outside hitter Raeann Greisen recorded a team-leading 18 kills and fellow freshman Savannah Niemen chalked up a career-best 14 kills as the Cal Poly volleyball program earned its first Big West Conference victory of 2014 with a 25-21, 23-25, 25-23, 25-19 triumph against UC Riverside inside Mott Athletics Center on Saturday evening.
October 3, 2014 | Men's Basketball
Defending Big West Champion Cal Poly Opens Practice Saturday
With 11 returning letterwinners joined by five first-year Mustangs, the defending Big West Conference champion Cal Poly men's basketball program opens its 21st Division I season on Saturday, Oct. 4 with the team's first official practice inside Mott Athletics Center at 12 noon.
September 29, 2014 | Football
Cal Poly Continues Big Sky Conference Play by Hosting Southern Utah
Cal Poly (1-3, 0-1 Big Sky), which let several leads slip away in a heartbreaking 38-35 loss at Northern Arizona last week, returns home and continues Big Sky Conference play Saturday night by hosting Southern Utah (1-4, 1-0 Big Sky) in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 2, 2014 | Men's Soccer
Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Forces 1-1 Home Draw versus No. 3 UC Irvine
Junior forward Matt LaGrassa scored his team-leading fifth goal to provide the Cal Poly men’s soccer team an early lead against No. 3 UC Irvine, but the Mustangs – facing the highest ranked opponent to ever visit Alex G. Spanos Stadium – conceded a 76th-minute strike and settled for a 1-1 draw on Thursday evening.
October 2, 2014 | Women's Volleyball
Mustangs Open Big West Home Slate versus UC Davis, UC Riverside
Winners of four of the previous six matches, the Cal Poly volleyball program opens the home portion of its eight-match Big West Conference schedule when welcoming UC Davis to Mott Athletics Center on Friday, Oct. 3 and UC Riverside on Saturday, Oct. 4. Both matches begin at 7 p.m.
September 27, 2014 | Women's Volleyball
Mustangs Fall at Blue-Green Rival UC Santa Barbara in Five Sets
Freshman outside Raeann Greisen recorded a career-high 22 kills and hit a team-leading .327, but the Cal Poly volleyball program – after capturing the opening two sets against Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara Saturday night – dropped the remaining three and a 23-25, 21-25, 25-20, 25-23, 15-11 decision inside The Thunderdome.
September 27, 2014 | Women's Tennis
Tsugai Leads Cal Poly on Day No. 2 at California Fall Invitational
Highlighted by sophomore Sayaka Tsugai, who advanced to the semifinals of the White Bracket singles competition on Saturday afternoon, the Cal Poly women's tennis program enjoyed another successful day at the California Nike Fall Invitational.
September 26, 2014 | Men's Soccer
Mustang Men’s Soccer Settles for Scoreless Draw with Drake
Junior goalkeeper Wade Hamilton chalked up three saves to post his Big West-leading fourth shutout of the season, but the Cal Poly men's soccer program – despite outshooting Drake on Friday evening – settled for a scoreless draw at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 22, 2014 | Football
Cal Poly to Visit Northern Arizona for Big Sky Conference Opener Saturday
Cal Poly (1-2, 0-0 Big Sky), a 42-14 winner in its home opener against Portland State after losing on the road to FBS New Mexico State and No. 9 South Dakota State, opens Big Sky Conference play Saturday afternoon at Northern Arizona (2-2, 0-0 Big Sky) in Walkup Skydome.
September 26, 2014 | Women's Tennis
Reed Leads Cal Poly on Opening Day at Cal Fall Invitational
Highlighted by freshman Molly Reed, who prevailed in her first collegiate singles and doubles matches, the Cal Poly women's tennis program opened its 2014-15 season on Friday at the California Nike Fall Invitational.
September 24, 2014 | Men's Soccer
Cal Poly Makes Final Big West Preparations Friday versus Drake
The Big West Conference’s leading offensive program, the Cal Poly men’s soccer team continues a five-match home stand and wraps the non-conference portion of its regular season schedule when hosting Drake on Friday, Sept. 26 at 8 p.m. inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 21, 2014 | Men's Soccer
Cal Poly’s Unbeaten Run Comes to Close versus Pacific
Junior midfielder Matt LaGrassa scored his team-leading fourth goal in the fourth minute Sunday afternoon, but Pacific equalized 10 minutes prior to halftime before notching the game-winning goal in the 79th as the Cal Poly men's soccer program saw its six-match unbeaten run come to a close with a 2-1 loss to the Tigers at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 20, 2014 | Football
Cal Poly Defeats Portland State 42-14 in Home Opener
Junior quarterback Chris Brown rushed for two touchdowns, passed for another and senior fullback Brandon Howe added two more scores as Cal Poly opened its five-game 2014 home football schedule with a 42-14 victory over Portland State in a non-conference matchup of Big Sky Conference rivals Saturday night before 8,834 in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 20, 2014 | Women's Volleyball
Mustang Volleyball Falls in Five to Santa Clara
Freshman setter Taylor Nelson recorded a team-best 15 kills and finished with 21 assists and 11 digs, but the Cal Poly volleyball program – leading Santa Clara after the third set – surrendered the final two games to the Broncos and dropped a 21-25, 25-12, 23-25, 25-20, 15-8 decision on Saturday evening inside Mott Athletics Center.
September 19, 2014 | Men's Soccer
Mustangs Edge San Francisco 2-1 to Stay Unbeaten in Six Straight
Freshman midfielder Joseph Bolous scored his second career goal in the 12th minute and junior midfielder Matt LaGrassa added his second of 2014 in the 70th as the Cal Poly men’s soccer team survived a late goal from San Francisco to record a 2-1 triumph on Friday evening at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 19, 2014 | Women's Soccer
Krieghoff Ties School Record as Cal Poly Beats Fresno State 6-1
Junior forward Elise Krieghoff tied a school record with five goals as Cal Poly scored three times in each half and breezed to a 6-1 victory over Fresno State in a non-conference women's soccer match Friday night in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 15, 2014 | Football
Cal Poly to host Portland State for 2014 Home Opener Saturday Night
Cal Poly (0-2, 0-0 Big Sky), which opened its 2014 campaign, its 21st in Division I and 96th overall, with losses on the road at New Mexico State and South Dakota State, will play its home opener Saturday night, hosting Big Sky Conference rival Portland State (1-2, 0-0 Big Sky) for a non-conference game in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball
Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Unveils 2014-15 Schedule
Highlighted by nine matchups against programs that qualified for postseason play last year, sixth-year men’s basketball head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department unveiled defending Big West Conference champion Cal Poly’s 2013-14 schedule on Thursday afternoon.
September 17, 2014 | Women's Volleyball
Cal Poly Wraps Home Stand versus Northern Illinois, Santa Clara
Enjoying a three-match winning streak and perfect inside Mott Athletics Center this season, the Cal Poly volleyball program wraps a five-match home stand and closes the non-conference portion of its regular season schedule when welcoming Northern Illinois on Friday, Sept. 19 at 5 p.m. and Santa Clara on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 8 p.m.
September 17, 2014 | Men's Soccer
Unbeaten in Five, Cal Poly Men's Soccer Opens Five-Match Home Stand
Unbeaten in five matches, undefeated at home this season and once again one of the nation’s highest scoring programs, the Cal Poly men’s soccer team opens a five-match stretch inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium when welcoming San Francisco on Friday, Sept. 19 at 8 p.m. and Pacific on Sunday, Sept. 21 at 1 p.m.
September 15, 2014 | Women's Volleyball
Greisen, Kessler and Nelson Sweep Big West Player of the Week Honors
After helping spearhead the Mustang volleyball team to a 3-0 record at the inaugural Cal Poly ShareSLO Tournament (Sept. 12-13), freshman outside hitter Raeann Greisen, junior libero Nicole Kessler and freshman setter Taylor Nelson were named, respectively on Monday, Big West Conference Player of the Week, Defensive Player of the Week and Freshman Player of the Week.
September 14, 2014 | Men's Soccer
Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Forces Scoreless Draw at Top-Ranked UCLA
The Cal Poly men's soccer program outshot No. 1 UCLA on Sunday evening and placed more attempts on target and junior goalkeeper Wade Hamilton recorded three saves to chalk up a third successive shutout as the Mustangs produced a scoreless draw against the Bruins in a nationally-televised, Pac-12 Network matchup from Drake Stadium.
September 13, 2014 | Women's Volleyball
Mustangs Produce Two Sweeps to Close Cal Poly ShareSLO Tournament
Freshman outside hitter Raeann Greisen produced a match-leading 12 kills as the Mustang volleyball program opened Saturday's doubleheader and second-day action at the Cal Poly ShareSLO Tournament with a 25-19, 25-12, 25-20 sweep of San Jose State.
September 13, 2014 | Cross Country
Cal Poly Men Place First, Women Third in WCC Preview Meet
Sophomore Clayton Hutchins led a quartet of top-10 Cal Poly finishers, capturing top honors as the Mustangs claimed the team title in the men's division of the West Coast Conference Preview Meet on Saturday at Baylands Park.
September 12, 2014 | Football
Former Cal Poly Football Player Lead Donor for New Mustang Locker Room
Cal Poly has a new locker room for its football team, thanks to a lead donor who is a former Mustang player. The Steve Jones Family Locker Room was completed last week and features 105 Hollman wood lockers along with new ventilation, paint, MRSA-resistant flooring, doors, lighting and sound system.
September 11, 2014 | Men's Soccer
Cal Poly Tops Grand Canyon 2-0 for Fourth Straight Victory
Junior midfielder Matt LaGrassa set a victorious tone with a 24th-minute goal as the Cal Poly men's soccer team pushed its winning streak to four successive matches with a 2-0 triumph against Grand Canyon on Thursday evening inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 7, 2014 | Men's Soccer
Mustangs Top UMass 1-0 for Third Straight Triumph
A 39th-minute penalty from sophomore forward John Chronopoulos stood as the difference on Sunday afternoon as the Cal Poly men's soccer program chalked up its third successive victory with a 1-0 dispatching of Massachusetts at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 7, 2014 | Women's Volleyball
Cal Poly Drops 3-1 Decision at Saint Mary’s
Freshman setter Taylor Nelson led all players with 13 kills and 23 assists, but the Cal Poly volleyball program – after winning its second set at Saint Mary's – dropped the ensuing two games and a 25-23, 16-25, 25-12, 25-23 decision to the Gaels on Sunday afternoon inside McKeon Pavilion.
September 6, 2014 | Football
Cal Poly Football Falls to No. 11/12 South Dakota State, 44-18
Backup quarterback Zach Lujan, making his first collegiate start, threw three touchdown passes and senior running back Zach Zenner recorded his 23rd career 100-yard game as No. 11/12 South Dakota State defeated Cal Poly 44-18 in a non-conference football game Saturday night at Coughlin-Alumni Stadium.
September 6, 2014 | Women's Volleyball
Cal Poly Women's Volleyball Falls to Utah in Three Games
Cal Poly had small leads in each game, but Utah rallied to keep its record unblemished as the Utes earned a three-game sweep in a non-conference women’s volleyball match Saturday at McKeon Pavilion on the Saint Mary’s campus.
September 1, 2014 | Football
Cal Poly Remains on the Road for Second Game, Visiting South Dakota St.
Cal Poly (0-1, 0-0 Big Sky), which opened its 2014 campaign, its 21st in Division I and 96th overall, last Thursday night with a 28-10 loss at New Mexico State, remains on the road for its second game of the season Saturday night, visiting No. 11/12 South Dakota State (0-1, 0-0 Missouri Valley) in Coughlin-Alumni Stadium at Brookings, S.D.
September 3, 2014 | Women's Volleyball
Mustangs Wrap Five-Match Road Trip versus Utah, at Saint Mary’s
The Cal Poly volleyball program completes a season-opening, five-match road trip when facing Utah on Saturday, Sept. 6 at 11 a.m. and Saint Mary’s on Sunday, Sept. 7 at 2 p.m. Both matches will be hosted by Saint Mary’s.
August 31, 2014 | Men's Soccer
Minter Brace, Palacios Goal Send Cal Poly Past North Carolina State
Junior winger Chase Minter recorded his first career two-goal game and senior midfielder Steve Palacios scored his first collegiate goal as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program earned its first victory of 2014 with a 3-1 triumph versus North Carolina State at Dail Soccer Field on Sunday afternoon.
August 30, 2014 | Women's Volleyball
Mustangs Drop Pair to Washington State, Wyoming at Montana Invitational
Freshman outside hitter Raeann Greisen led the Cal Poly volleyball program in kills (18) for a second successive match, but the Mustangs – after winning the second set against Wyoming on Saturday morning – dropped the next two and a 25-22, 20-25, 25-20, 25-16 decision at the Montana Invitational inside West Auxiliary Gym.
August 29, 2014 | Men's Soccer
Mustangs Concede in Second Half, Drop 4-3 Season Opener at Davidson
Juniors Matt LaGrassa and Chase Minter notched their initial goals of the 2014 season and freshman forward Kaba Alkebulan scored his first collegiate goal, but the Cal Poly men’s soccer program allowed four second-half scores to Davidson in a span of 18 minutes and fell 4-3 in the season-opening match for both programs on Friday afternoon.
August 27, 2014 | Football
Cal Poly Conducts Final Practice Prior to 2014 Season Opener
The Cal Poly football team returned to the scene of one of its historic victories – the Sun Bowl on the campus of UTEP – on Wednesday for its final practice prior to Thursday night’s season opener at New Mexico State.
August 25, 2014 | Football
Cal Poly Opens 2014 Football Campaign Thursday at New Mexico State
Cal Poly, just a couple key plays short of earning another NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision playoff berth in 2013, opens its 2014 campaign, its 21st in Division I and 96th overall, on Thursday night, visiting New Mexico State at Aggie Memorial Stadium in Las Cruces, N.M.
August 23, 2014 | Men's Soccer
Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Draws No. 7 California 1-1 in Exhibition Tuneup
Sophomore winger Justin Dhillon placed the Cal Poly men’s soccer program in front of No. 7 California with a 27th-minute goal, but the Mustangs settled for a 1-1 draw in their lone exhibition tuneup after conceding a 56th-minute strike to the Golden Bears inside Edwards Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
August 20, 2014 | General News
Mott Athletics Center Ready for Enhanced Upgrades in 2014
Mustang fans headed to the Mott Athletics Center this fall will receive an upgraded game-night experience as the Cal Poly Athletics Department recently announced an interactive rebranding initiative that will introduce a new competition floor, video board and scoreboard, LED courtside signage tables and improved courtside seating to the complex for the 2014-15 sports season.
August 18, 2014 | Baseball
Correia Earns Victory in First Start with Los Angeles Dodgers
Former Cal Poly right-hander Kevin Correia earned a victory in his first start with the Los Angeles Dodgers, allowing one run and four hits in six innings against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. The Dodgers won the game 6-2.
August 15, 2014 | Men's Basketball
Cal Poly Men's Basketball Summer Interview Series - Part V
In part V of the Cal Poly men's basketball program's summer interview series, strength and conditioning coach Chris Holder and sophomore guard Max Betkowski discuss the NCAA Tournament experience, weightlifting records and Max's favorite bands. Plus, outakes.
August 12, 2014 | Men's Soccer
Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Opens Training Camp on Wednesday
Under the direction of interim head coach Phil Ruskin and highlighted by eight returning starters from a 2013 squad that scored a program-record 43 goals, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program opens its preseason training camp and begins preparations for the upcoming year on Wednesday, Aug. 12 at 6 p.m.
August 12, 2014 | Men's Soccer
Cal Poly-UC Santa Barbara Men’s Soccer Match Added to Fox Prime Lineup
For the sixth time in seven years, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s Blue-Green rivalry showdown versus UC Santa Barbara will be televised live following the Tuesday announcement from the Big West Conference office that the Saturday, Oct. 25 matchup between the two squads at Harder Stadium will be carried on Fox Sports Prime Ticket.
August 11, 2014 | Baseball
Correia Traded to Dodgers; Update on Other Former Mustangs in Pros
Former Cal Poly right-hander Kevin Correia is back home in California, traded by the Minnesota Twins to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night for a player to be named later or cash. He makes his first start on the mound as a Dodger on Monday night against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field
August 8, 2014 | Women's Volleyball
Mustang Volleyball Opens 2014 Preseason Camp on Saturday
Highlighted by three returning starters from a 2013 squad that posted an eight-win improvement from the previous season and solidified by PrepVolleyball.com’s 23rd-ranked freshman recruiting class, the Cal Poly volleyball program opens its preseason training camp and kickstarts preparations for the upcoming year on Saturday, Aug. 9 at 3 p.m.
August 1, 2014 | Football
Cal Poly Football Opens 2014 Fall Camp Earlier Than Usual
Although 58 lettermen dominated Friday's opening practice session of Fall Camp, the focus also was on the 25 newcomers who took the artificial turf field at the Cal Poly Sports Complex for the first time.
July 30, 2014 | Football
Mustangs Open Practice Friday Afternoon; Earliest Start in School History
The 2014 Cal Poly football team opens Fall Camp on Friday afternoon -- the earliest start in school history -- with 95 players, including 58 of the 61 returning lettermen (16 starters), 12 redshirts, six transfers and 19 freshmen taking the field on the artificial turf of the upper field at the Cal Poly Sports Complex.
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 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 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 | 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 | 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 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 | 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
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 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 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 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 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 | 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 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 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 | 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 | 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 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 | 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 | 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 | 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.
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 | 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 | 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 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 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 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 | 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 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 | 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 | 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 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 | 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 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 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 | 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 | 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 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 | 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 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 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 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 | 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 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 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 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 | 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 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 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 | 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 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 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.