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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.
December 7, 2013 | Swimming & Diving Fierro Sets Another School Record at AT&T Winter National Championships Cal Poly swimmer Sonny Fierro set his second school record during a three-day span on the finale of the AT&T Winter National Championships, highlighting Saturday morning at Tennessee's Allan Jones Aquatic Center.
December 7, 2013 | Wrestling Mustang 149-Pounder Blake Kastl Places Eighth at Las Vegas Invitational Cal Poly redshirt freshman 149-pounder Blake Kastl placed eighth on the final day of competition in the 2013 Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational on Saturday at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
December 4, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Opens Two-Game Home Stand Saturday versus Santa Clara The Cal Poly men’s basketball program looks to snap a two-game slide when opening a two-game home stand against Santa Clara inside the Mott Athletics Center on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m.
December 6, 2013 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Remembering the 1985-86 Men's Basketball Team During a Friday, Dec. 6 evening ceremony and at halftime of Saturday’s 7 p.m. matchup against Santa Clara, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program will honor the contributions of it’s 1985-86 squad – the last Mustang team to qualify for an NCAA Tournament. Mike Chellsen (second from left), reflects back on the 1985-86 season.
December 6, 2013 | Wrestling Three Wrestlers Still Alive in Wrestlebacks at Las Vegas Invitational Cal Poly 149-pounder Blake Kastl and 157-pounder Maxamillian Schneider lost their quarterfinal-round matches in the 2013 Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational on Friday in the Las Vegas Convention Center and joined 133-pounder Devon Lotito in the wrestlebacks.
December 6, 2013 | Swimming & Diving Stanchi, Hopen Advance to Finals at AT&T Winter National Championships Two Cal Poly swimmers advanced to the finals at the AT&T Winter National Championships on Friday at Tennessee's Allan Jones Aquatic Center.
December 4, 2013 | General News Cal Poly Holds Early Lead in Big West Commissioner's Cup Standings Cal Poly's soccer teams, its cross country teams and its volleyball team combined to lift the school to the top of the Big West Conference Commissioner's Cup leaderboard, the conference office announced Wednesday.
December 4, 2013 | Women's Soccer Three Cal Poly Players Named to NSCAA All-West Region Team The National Soccer Coaches Association of America named three Cal Poly players to the NSCAA/Continental Tire All-West Region Team on Wednesday.
December 2, 2013 | Swimming & Diving Cal Poly Swimmers to Compete at AT&T Winter National Championships Seven Cal Poly swimmers are scheduled to compete this week at the AT&T Winter National Championships hosted by Tennessee.
December 2, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Chelsea Hardin, Taylor Gruenewald Earn All-Conference Honors Senior Chelsea Hardin and freshman Taylor Gruenewald earned All-Conference honors it was announced by Big West Conference office on Monday. Hardin, an outside hitter, was selected to the first-team while Gruenewald, a middle blocker, was named honorable mention and to the all-freshman team.
December 2, 2013 | Wrestling Cal Poly Signs Six Matmen to National Letter of Intent Five wrestlers from California high schools who were state place winners last March and an Arizona state champion have signed National Letters of Intent to continue their wrestling careers at Cal Poly.
December 1, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly on Downside of 82-61 Decision at No. 14/15 Oregon Sophomore forward Brian Bennett (right) scored a team-high 11 points and grabbed seven rebounds and freshman guard Ridge Shipley scored a career-high nine, but the Cal Poly men's basketball program – facing the fourth highest ranked opponent in program history – couldn't bridge a first-half deficit at No. 14/15 Oregon and fell to the Ducks in the finale of the Global Sports Hardwood Challenge at Matthew Knight Arena, 82-61.
November 30, 2013 | Women's Basketball Women’s Basketball Improves to 4-4 with 76-65 Win over San Francisco The Cal Poly women’s basketball team had 32 points scored from the bench while senior Molly Schlemer recorded her fifth double-double of the season in leading the team to a, 76-65, win over the University of San Francisco on Saturday in the final day of the Holiday Beach Classic.
November 27, 2013 | Football Cal Poly Caps Break-Even Football Season With Win at Northern Colorado For head coach Tim Walsh and the Cal Poly football team, the best word to describe the 2013 season might be “underachieving.” “I know we were as competitive as maybe everyone in the country, not just conference," said fifth-year head coach Tim Walsh.
November 30, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball Falls to Long Beach State in Three Sets The Cal Poly volleyball team concluded the regular season with a three set loss on the road to Long Beach State in a Big West Conference match. With the loss the Mustangs fall to 12-17 overall and 6-10 in Big West matches while LBSU improved to 18-11 overall and 11-5 in conference matches.
November 26, 2013 | Swimming & Diving Cal Poly Signs 13 Swimmers and 1 Diver to National Letters of Intent Cal Poly has signed a total of 13 swimmers and one diver to national letters of intent. The announcement was made Tuesday by Mustang head coach Tom Milich and Cal Poly director of athletics Don Oberhelman.
November 25, 2013 | Women's Basketball Molly Schlemer Garners Conference Player of the Week Honor Cal Poly senior Molly Schlemer (Santa Maria, Calif./Righetti HS) garnered Big West Women’s Basketball Player of the Week recognition as she averaged 17.3 points and 11.3 rebounds to help the Mustangs win two out of three games this past week
November 26, 2013 | Football Sullivan Grosz Earns Big Sky Co-Defensive Player of the Year Award Cal Poly senior defensive tackle Sullivan Grosz, fifth on Cal Poly’s career sacks chart, has been selected as the Big Sky Conference’s Co-Defensive Player of the Year. Three other Mustangs join Grosz on the all-conference first team.
November 25, 2013 | Softball Mustang Softball Program Signs Six to National Letters of Intent Already expected to return 15 letterwinners from last season’s squad, 10th-year head coach Jenny Condon fortified the Cal Poly softball team’s future roster with the recent unveiling of six National Letter of Intent signees.
November 25, 2013 | Football Senior Safety Alex Hubbard Earns Big Sky Conference Award Cal Poly senior safety Alex Hubbard, who returned a kickoff for a touchdown and also intercepted a pass against Northern Colorado, has been named ROOT SPORTS Big Sky Conference co-special teams player of the week.
November 25, 2013 | Women's Soccer Krieghoff Named Finalist for Soccer News Net's Player of the Year Award Cal Poly sophomore forward Elise Krieghoff has been chosen as one of 36 finalists for Soccer News Net's College Boot Award, which recognizes the national player of the year.
November 24, 2013 | Wrestling Cal Poly Scores Dual Meet Win Over San Francisco State on Tiebreaker Cal Poly and San Francisco State battled to a 16-16 draw in a non-conference dual wrestling meet Sunday afternoon in The Swamp. All 10 bouts were decided by decision, including one major on each side. Therefore, the third criteria was used to break the deadlock and Cal Poly won by total points, 61-56.
November 23, 2013 | Football Cal Poly Finishes 6-6 Following 42-14 Victory at Northern Colorado Senior fullback Akaninyene Umoh scored three times and senior safety Alex Hubbard scored Cal Poly’s first touchdown by kickoff return in 11 years as the Mustangs wrapped up a 6-6 season with a 42-14 Big Sky Conference victory over Northern Colorado on Saturday afternoon.
November 23, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Runs Past Bethesda University in 78-39 Home Victory Sophomore wing David Nwaba recorded career highs for points (14) and rebounds (eight) and 12 different Cal Poly men’s basketball players scored on Saturday afternoon as the Mustangs earned their first victory of the 2013-14 season with a 78-39 triumph against Bethesda University inside the Mott Athletics Center.
November 23, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Fall to Cal State Fullerton on Senior Day The Cal Poly volleyball team dropped a Big West Conference match to Cal State Fullerton in four sets on Saturday at the Mott Athletics Center. CSF won by set scores of 19-25, 25-22, 25-23 and 25-19.
November 23, 2013 | Women's Basketball Strong Second Half Downs Cal Poly, 77-69 The Saint Mary’s Gaels used a strong second half to overtake the Mustangs and pull away for a 77-69 win Saturday afternoon in Moraga. Saint Mary’s, who is receiving votes in the national polls, improved to 5-0 while the Mustangs fall to 2-4.
November 23, 2013 | Swimming & Diving Davies Highlights Final Day of Arena Invitational for Cal Poly For the third day in a row, Cal Poly freshman swimmer Caleb Davies sprinted to an impressive time at the Arena Invitational held at East Los Angeles College, helping to lead the Mustangs during the three-day meet's last round of competition on Saturday evening.
November 23, 2013 | Cross Country Frias, Hollander Compete at NCAA Championships Amid Windy Conditions Cal Poly's Chris Frias and Laura Hollander competed Saturday morning at the NCAA Cross Country Championships at LaVern Gibson Championship Course, running on a 30-degree day with gusts howling at 20 mph.
November 21, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Hosts Bethesda University in Saturday 3 p.m. Matchup The Cal Poly men’s basketball program seeks its first victory of the 2013-14 season when hosting Bethesda University on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 3 p.m. inside the Mott Athletics Center.
November 22, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Falls in Five Sets to UC Riverside The Cal Poly volleyball team lost in five sets to UC Riverside on Friday at the Mott Athletics Center. Cal Poly battled back to win the fourth set and push the match to a fifth and deciding set. UCR won by set scores of 14-25, 26-24, 25-23, 15-25 and 15-9.
November 18, 2013 | Football Cal Poly to Visit Northern Colorado on Saturday to Conclude 2013 Season Cal Poly (5-6, 4-3 Big Sky), which had its slim playoff hopes dashed by No. 3 Eastern Washington in its home finale last week, wraps up its 2013 football season Saturday afternoon, visiting Northern Colorado (1-10, 0-7 Big Sky) at Nottingham Field (8,500) in Greeley, Colo. Kickoff is set for 11:05 a.m. PST.
November 22, 2013 | Swimming & Diving Mackle Wins 400 IM, Cal Poly Women Move Up Six Spots at Invitational Cal Poly sophomore swimmer Mickey Mackle won an event at the Arena Invitational held at East Los Angeles College on Friday evening, and the Mustangs jumped six spots in the women's team standings after the completion of the middle of the three-day meet.
November 21, 2013 | Women's Basketball Cal Poly Women’s Basketball Routs Wolf Pack, 82-57 The Cal Poly women’s basketball team used a 21-2 run midway through the first half to break open the game and never looked back in defeating the Nevada Wolf Pack, 82-57, in a non-conference game on Thursday at Mott Athletics Center.
November 21, 2013 | Swimming & Diving Mackle, Fierro, Davies Lead Cal Poly on First Day of Arena Invitational Three Cal Poly swimmers posted top-five finishes Thursday evening on the first day of the three-day Arena Invitational hosted by UC San Diego at East Los Angeles College.
November 20, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Volleyball Concludes Home Season with UC Riverside, Cal State Fullerton Cal Poly will conclude the home regular season this week hosting UC Riverside on Friday and Cal State Fullerton on Saturday both matches are scheduled for first serve at 7 pm. Prior to the match with the Titans on Saturday, Cal Poly will honor the team’s seniors in a brief ceremony. After Saturday’s match with Cal State Fullerton, Cal Poly will return to the road and conclude the regular season with a pair of Big West Conference matches. Cal Poly will visit UC Irvine on Friday, November 29, followed by Long Beach State on Saturday. Both matches are scheduled for a 7 pm first serve. You can catch Cal Poly’s home volleyball games on the internet with Dave Grant calling the play-by-play. The prematch show begins at 6:40 pm.
November 20, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Team Inks Molly Reed to National Letter of Intent Third-year head coach Damon Coupe solidified the Cal Poly women’s tennis team’s future lineup with the recent announcement from the Mustang Athletics Department that Molly Reed (Sheffield, England) has signed a National Letter of Intent with anticipation of joining the program for the 2014-15 season.
November 18, 2013 | Women's Basketball Schlemer Leads Cal Poly Past New Mexico State, 72-64 Senior Molly Schlemer tied career-highs in both points and rebounds in leading the Cal Poly women’s basketball team to a 72-64 win over New Mexico State in the team’s 2013-14 home-opener in Mott Athletics Center on Monday night at Mott Athletics Center.
November 17, 2013 | Wrestling Schneider Claims 157-Pound Title, Cal Poly Fourth in Roadrunner Open Maxamillian Schneider captured the 157-pound title and seven other Cal Poly wrestlers were place winners as the Mustangs posted a fourth-place team finish at the Roadrunner Open on Sunday at Selland Arena.
November 16, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Volleyball Sweeps Aggies in Three Paced by two seniors and a freshman, the Cal Poly volleyball team swept the UC Davis Aggies in three sets on Saturday afternoon in Davis. With the win the Mustangs improve to 11-14 overall and 5-7 in conference matches while UC Davis falls to 14-13 overall and 6-8 in Big West matches.
November 16, 2013 | Cross Country Frias, Hollander Selected to Compete as Individuals at NCAA Championships Senior Chris Frias and sophomore Laura Hollander have been selected to compete as individuals at the NCAA Championships on Saturday, November 23. Indiana State University will host the championships at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center, located in Terre Haute, Indiana.
November 16, 2013 | Football No. 3 Eastern Washington Earns 35-22 Big Sky Victory Over Cal Poly Sophomore quarterback Vernon Adams passed for 224 yards and a pair of touchdowns before leaving the game early in the third quarter as No. 3 Eastern Washington defeated Cal Poly 35-22 in a Big Sky Conference football game Saturday afternoon in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
November 15, 2013 | Women's Basketball Five Sign with Cal Poly Women’s Basketball A total of five high school players have signed national letters of intent to enroll and continue their women's basketball careers at Cal Poly. The announcement was made Friday by 17th-year Mustang head coach Faith Mimnaugh and Cal Poly director of athletics Don Oberhelman.
November 15, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Signs Abrams to Letter of Intent, Awards Silvestri Scholarship The Cal Poly men’s basketball program solidified its post presence Friday morning with the confirmation that Aleks Abrams, a 6-8, 225-pound power forward from Oaks Christian HS has signed a National Letter of Intent with the Mustangs in anticipation of joining the program for the 2014-15 season. Additionally, the program confirmed that junior forward Anthony Silvestri has been award a full scholarship for his 2014-15 senior season.
November 15, 2013 | Football Cal Poly to Host First-Place Eastern Washington Saturday for Homecoming Cal Poly (5-5, 4-2 Big Sky), which beat Sacramento State last week for its first two-game winning streak of the season and completed a sweep of California’s Football Championship Subdivision teams, hosts Big Sky Conference leader and No. 3 Eastern Washington (8-2, 6-0 Big Sky) on Saturday for Homecoming and Senior Day in Alex G. Spanos Stadium. Kickoff is set for 12:40 p.m.
November 14, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustangs to Honor 1985-86 NCAA Tournament Squad for Alumni Weekend In continued celebration of its 10-decade program history, the Cal Poly men’s basketball team will honor the 1985-86 Mustang squad during its annual alumni weekend Dec. 6-7, 2013.
November 13, 2013 | Football 1953 Cal Poly Football Team to Hold 60-Year Reunion This Weekend Cal Poly's undefeated, untied 1953 football team will hold a reunion Saturday in conjunction with the Mustangs' homecoming game against No. 3-ranked Eastern Washington.
November 11, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Opens Big West Tournament at Cal State Northridge Tuesday The Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s road to third NCAA Tournament appearance at the Division I level begins at No. 20 Cal State Northridge on Tuesday, Nov. 12 as the Mustangs and Matadors clash in the opening round of the 2013 Big West Conference Tournament.
November 11, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Hosts Nevada on Tuesday Evening in 2013-14 Home Opener Owners of one of the nation’s more enviable home-court advantages, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program opens its 13-game slate inside the Mott Athletics Center when hosting Nevada on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m.
November 12, 2013 | Men's Soccer Pridham Earns Historic Second Big West Player of the Year Honor The top goal-scoring talent in the history of the Cal Poly men's soccer program, senior forward Mackenzie Pridham made further history on Monday afternoon by earning a second successive Big West Conference Offensive Player of the Year honor.
November 9, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Blanked at No. 12 UC Santa Barbara in Regular Season Finale UC Santa Barbara senior forward Goffin Boyoko notched the eventual game-winning goal in the 61st minute and sophomore forward Charlie Miller finalized the scoreline with an 86th-minute strike as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program closed its 2013 regular season schedule with a 2-0 defeat at No. 12 and Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara on Saturday evening inside Harder Stadium.
November 9, 2013 | Women's Basketball Late Surge by Harvard Downs Mustangs, 83-76 Harvard defeated the Cal Poly women’s basketball team, 83-76, when they put together a 14-0 run late in the game despite 25 points from senior Jonae Ervin and 21 points from senior Molly Schlemer in the team’s second game of the Maggie Dixon Classic hosted by DePaul University.
November 9, 2013 | Swimming & Diving McIntyre Nearly Breaks School Record as Cal Poly Wins Invitational Another strong day at Anderson Aquatic Center carried the Cal Poly women's swimming and diving team to a first-place finish at the Mustang Invitational on Saturday.
November 9, 2013 | Football Brown Throws Four TD Passes to Lead Cal Poly Over Sacramento State Sophomore quarterback Chris Brown threw four touchdown passes while senior fullback Akaninyene Umoh and junior slotback Kristaan Ivory both rushed for over 100 yards as Cal Poly defeated Sacramento State 42-7 in a Big Sky Conference football game Saturday night in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
November 8, 2013 | Football Cal Poly to Host Sacramento State for California FCS Championship Cal Poly (4-5, 3-2 Big Sky), which beat San Diego in August and UC Davis last week, bids for a sweep of California’s Football Championship Subdivision teams Saturday night, hosting Sacramento State (4-5, 3-2 Big Sky) on Heroes Day in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
November 8, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Outdistanced by No. 5 Arizona in Season Opener, 73-62 Senior guard Kyle Odister hit a career-best seven three-pointers to finish with a game-high 21 points and lead three Mustangs in double-digit scoring figures, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball team – despite trailing by three at halftime – allowed a 61.1 percent second-half shooting mark to the Wildcats and dropped a 73-62 season-opening decision inside the McKale Center on Friday evening.
November 8, 2013 | Swimming & Diving Spivey, Cleak, de Peralta Lead Cal Poly on Day 1 of Mustang Invitational The Cal Poly women's swimming and diving team got out to a comfortable lead on the first day of competition at the Mustang Invitational held at Anderson Aquatic Center on Friday afternoon.
November 7, 2013 | Wrestling Cal Poly Opens 2013-14 Season With 25-6 Victory Over CSU Bakersfield The Cal Poly wrestling team jumped to a 16-3 lead in the first six bouts and breezed to a 25-6 victory over CSU Bakersfield in a season-opening Pac-12 Conference dual meet Thursday night in the Roadrunners' Old Gym.
November 7, 2013 | Women's Soccer Cal Poly Eliminated from Big West Tournament on Penalties After battling to a 1-1 draw through two overtimes, the Cal Poly women’s soccer team fell on penalty kicks to hosting Cal State Fullerton on Thursday night in Titan Stadium, 4-3, in a Big West Conference Tournament semifinal match.
November 7, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly to Debut New Road Jerseys Friday at No. 5 Arizona The Cal Poly men’s basketball program will deploy a fresh look for road games this year beginning with Friday’s nationally-televised season opener at No. 5 Arizona: black away jerseys, a uniform color the Mustangs will sport for the first time in seven years.
November 6, 2013 | Football Bodie Bennett is Cal Poly's Honorary Team Captain for Saturday's Game Bodie Bennett, who has had five open-heart surgeries, four cardiac catheterizations and countless other medical procedures in his 3.5-year life, will march down Perimeter Road with the Cal Poly football team Saturday and will be the Mustangs' honorary team captain for the coin toss.
November 6, 2013 | Cross Country Mustangs Claim Five of Six Big West Conference Awards Cal Poly's domination at the 2013 Big West Conference Cross Country Championship last Saturday, taking both the men's and women's title, carried through to the cross country annual awards with the Mustangs claiming five of the six awards handed out by the Big West Conference, including men's athlete of the year, Chris Frias, women's athlete of the year, Laura Hollander, women’s freshman of the year, Ashley Windsor and men's and women's coach of the year Mark Conover
November 5, 2013 | Baseball Hinkle, Former Assistant Baseball Coach, Passes at Age 70 Tom Hinkle, assistant baseball coach at Cal Poly for eight seasons, passed away Saturday, Nov. 2, after a long, courageous battle against cancer. He was 71.
November 5, 2013 | Women's Soccer Mustangs Awarded Several All-Big West Conference Honors Cal Poly sophomore forward Elise Krieghoff was named the Big West Conference Offensive Player of the Year on Tuesday.
November 4, 2013 | Men's Golf Nygren's 69 Lifts Cal Poly to 11th-Place Tie in Warrior Princeville Invite Cal Poly sophomore Cole Nygren shot a three-under-par 69 Monday during the first round of play in the Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational at the Makai Golf Club at Princeville on the island of Kauai.
November 2, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Make History in 4-2 Triumph against Sacramento State Senior forward Mackenize Pridham equaled the Cal Poly men’s soccer program career goal-scoring record on Saturday night and the Mustangs broke the program’s single season goal record as hosts closed their 2013 regular season home schedule with a 4-2 victory against Sacramento State.
November 2, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Conference-Leading UC Santa Barbara Too Much For Mustangs Senior Megan McConnell tallied 12 kills while Hannah Schleis added 10 kills, but it would not be enough as the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos swept the Mustangs in three set in a Big West Conference volleyball match on Saturday in Mott Athletics Center.
November 2, 2013 | Football Brown Sparks Cal Poly to 34-16 Victory Over Rival UC Davis Sophomore quarterback Chris Brown rushed for 195 yards and three touchdowns as Cal Poly snapped a two-game losing streak with a 34-16 victory over rival UC Davis in the renewal of The Battle for the Golden Horseshoe on Saturday in Aggie Stadium.
November 2, 2013 | Cross Country Cal Poly Sweeps 2013 Big West Cross Country Championships For the second year in a row and the third time overall, Cal Poly men’s and women’s cross country teams swept the Big West Conference Cross Country Championships on Saturday at the Fairbanks Memorial Cross Country Course in San Luis Obispo
November 1, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Hosts Sacramento State Saturday Evening in Home Finale The Cal Poly men’s soccer program closes the home portion of its 2013 regular season schedule at Alex G. Spanos Stadium when hosting Sacramento State on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m.
November 2, 2013 | Football Cal Poly, UC Davis Resume Battle for the Golden Horseshoe on Saturday Cal Poly (3-5, 2-2 Big Sky), which snapped a three-game Battle for the Golden Horseshoe losing streak a year ago in Alex G. Spanos Stadium, visits UC Davis (3-6, 3-2 Big Sky) for the 39th renewal of the rivalry Saturday afternoon in Aggie Stadium.
October 31, 2013 | Baseball Cal Poly Announces Ambitious Baseball Schedule for 2014 Ten games against Pac-12 Conference schools, including defending College World Series champion UCLA, and 30 home games highlight the 2014 Cal Poly baseball schedule announced Thursday by Mustang director of athletics Don Oberhelman and head coach Larry Lee.
October 30, 2013 | Men's Basketball Eversley Selected as Finalist for 2013-14 Senior CLASS Award Already a member of the Preseason All-Big West Team, Cal Poly men’s basketball senior Chris Eversley earned another honor Wednesday morning as the forward was named one of 30 candidates for the Senior CLASS Award.
October 28, 2013 | Women's Golf Phillips Leads First-Place Cal Poly in Firestone Grill Invitational Alex Phillips carded a par 73 to lead the Cal Poly women's golf team to first place after the opening round of play in the Firestone Grill Cal Poly Invitational on Monday at Cypress Ridge Golf Course.
October 27, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly-UC Santa Barbara Men's Soccer Time Lapse at Spanos Stadium A time-lapse look at the sellout crowd figure for the Cal Poly men's soccer program's Oct. 25, 2013 Blue-Green rivalry matchup versus UC Santa Barbara at Alex G. Spanos Stadium. The 11,075-fan attendance figure matched the 10th-largest crowd in NCAA regular season history. Video courtesy of Emmett Ross (Jury_Rigged Productions).
October 26, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Sweeps UC Riverside in Big West Volleyball Match The Cal Poly volleyball team swept the UC Riverside Highlanders in a Big West Conference match on Saturday to improve to 4-4 in conference play and 10-11 overall. Cal Poly won by set scores of 25-23, 26-24 and 25-17.
October 25, 2013 | Women's Soccer Cal Poly Clinches Share of Big West Regular-Season Title with Win at UCSB Two more goals by Elise Krieghoff helped lift the Cal Poly women’s soccer team to a 2-1 win at UC Santa Barbara on Friday night at Harder Stadium. The Blue-Green Rivalry victory clinched at least a share of the Big West Conference regular-season championship for the Mustangs.
October 26, 2013 | Football No. 16/19 Northern Arizona Earns 17-13 Victory Over Cal Poly Marcus Alford’s 96-yard kickoff return for a touchdown early in the fourth quarter lifted No. 16/19 Northern Arizona to a 17-13 victory over Cal Poly in a Big Sky Conference football game Saturday night before 9,882 in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 25, 2013 | Football Cal Poly to Host No. 16/19 No. Arizona on Parent and Family Weekend Cal Poly (3-4, 2-1 Big Sky), which defeated Northern Arizona for the first time in nine tries a year ago, clinching a share of the Big Sky championship in its first year in the conference as well as a berth in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs, hosts the same Lumberjacks (5-2, 3-1 Big Sky) for its Parent and Family Weekend game Saturday night in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 25, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Anna Gorman Leads Cal Poly to Four-Set Win over CS Fullerton Freshman Anna Gorman powered her way to 15 kills to lead the Mustangs to a four set win on the road over Cal State Fullerton on Friday in a Big West Conference match. With the win the Mustangs improve to 3-4 in conference matches and 9-11 overall. CSF falls to 9-10 overall and 2-5 overall.
October 24, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Player Profile: Mackenzie Pridham Senior forward Mackenzie Pridham checks in Oct. 25 with the latest edition from the 2013 Cal Poly men’s soccer player profile series.
October 24, 2013 | Wrestling Cal Poly Wrestling Will Host Oregon State Outdoors in January Cal Poly’s Pacific-12 Conference dual wrestling meet against Oregon State on Jan. 30 will be held outdoors in the plaza of the University Union.
October 24, 2013 | General News Graduation Success Rate for Cal Poly Student-Athletes Up to 75 Percent The graduation success rate for Cal Poly student-athletes who entered the university in the fall of 2006 is greater than for the entire student body.
October 24, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Picked Third in Big West Poll; Eversley Honored The Cal Poly men’s basketball program, which returns three starters from last year’s squad that won 18 games and set a program record for Big West victories (12), was selected for a third-place finish this season in the conference preseason media poll following the Thursday release of voting results.
October 23, 2013 | Football Bauman Seeks to Join Elite Group of FCS Players on Saturday Night Zach Bauman is approaching a milestone only eight other players in the Football Championship Subdivision have achieved. The Northern Arizona running back is seeking to become the ninth player in FCS history to rush for 1,000 yards or more in four consecutive seasons.
October 24, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer, UC Santa Barbara Ready to Clash Friday Evening The highest-attended series in the history of the collegiate game, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program opens the 2013 Blue-Green rivalry series against No. 21 UC Santa Barbara on Friday, Oct. 25.
October 23, 2013 | Swimming & Diving Cal Poly to Host UCSB, Hawai'i for Tri-Meet on Friday, Saturday On the men's side, the Mustangs return five swimmers who were scorers at last year's Pac-12 Championships, as well as four who clocked times that provisionally qualified for the NCAA Championships. The Cal Poly women have back three swimmers and two divers who earned All-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation honors in 2012-13.
October 22, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Conference Play Continues with Trip to CS Fullerton and UC Riverside Cal Poly will travel South this weekend when they continue conference play at Cal State Fullerton on Friday, Oct. 25 and UC Riverside on Oct. 26.
October 22, 2013 | Cross Country Sean Davidson Claims Second BWC Athlete of the Week Cal Poly senior Sean Davidson claimed Big West Men's Cross Country Athlete of the Week accolades for the second time this season.
October 21, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Player Profile: George Malki Senior midfielder George Malki checks in Oct. 21 with the latest edition from the 2013 Cal Poly men’s soccer player profile series.
October 20, 2013 | Women's Soccer Cal Poly Holds on to First Place with 3-1 Win Over UC Riverside The Cal Poly women’s soccer team tallied all of its goals in the first half Sunday afternoon, as the Mustangs held on to sole possession of first place in the Big West Conference standings by defeating UC Riverside 3-1.
October 19, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Fall in Five Set Thriller to Cal State Northridge Senior Megan McConnell tied her career-high in kills, but it would go by the wayside as the Cal Poly volleyball team lost to conference leading Cal State Northridge in five sets. CSUN won by set scores of 27-25, 26-28, 22-25, 25-18 and 15-11.
October 19, 2013 | Men's Soccer Pridham Double Delivers Cal Poly 2-1 Win at Sacramento State Senior forward Mackenzie Pridham pushed his season goal total to 11 for the second successive season as his second-half brace helped allow the Cal Poly men’s soccer team a 2-1 triumph against Sacramento State on Saturday afternoon at Hornet Field.
October 19, 2013 | Football No. 9/10 Montana Rallies for 21-14 Overtime Victory Over Cal Poly Jordan Johnson threw a pair of touchdown passes, one with 12 seconds left to tie the game and the other on the second play of overtime – to lead Montana to a 21-14 Big Sky Conference victory over Cal Poly on Saturday before 25,913 in Washington-Grizzly Stadium.
October 19, 2013 | Cross Country Men Finish 12th, Women 17th at Pre Nationals The Cal Poly men’s cross country team finished a solid 12th out of a field of 52 teams while the Cal Poly women’s cross country team finished 17th out of a field of 49 in Saturday’s running of the Pre National race in Terre Haute, IN. The race was held at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course and was hosted by Indiana State.
October 19, 2013 | Women's Tennis Strong Doubles Play Leads Cal Poly on Day No. 2 of ITA Regional The doubles teams of seniors Jen Cornea and Ane McPike and junior Bryn Bacharach and freshman Emily Gibbens both moved into the round of 16 to the highlight the Cal Poly women’s tennis program’s efforts on Saturday at the Stanford-hosted ITA Northwest Regional Championships inside the Taube Family Tennis Stadium.
October 18, 2013 | Women's Soccer Cal Poly Edges Cal State Fullerton 1-0 for Big West Home Win The Cal Poly women's soccer team earned a 1-0 win over Cal State Fullerton on Friday night at Alex G. Spanos Stadium, moving into sole possession of first place in the Big West Conference standings.
October 18, 2013 | Football Cal Poly to Visit No. 9/10 Montana for Big Sky Conference Showdown Cal Poly (3-3, 2-0 Big Sky), which last week earned its first shutout in seven years and held Weber State to just 173 yards of offense, the lowest total in Tim Walsh’s five seasons at the helm of the Mustangs, puts its unblemished Big Sky Conference mark on the line Saturday afternoon, visiting Montana (5-1, 2-1 Big Sky) for a midseason Big Sky showdown inside Washington-Grizzly Stadium.
October 18, 2013 | Women's Tennis Cornea Leads Cal Poly on Opening Day of ITA Regional Senior Jen Cornea won twice to advance to the singles bracket round of 32 at the Stanford-hosted ITA Northwest Regional Championships and the Mustang women’s tennis program went undefeated in doubles play to highlight Cal Poly’s Friday action at Taube Family Tennis Stadium.
October 14, 2013 | Women's Soccer Abutin Named Big West Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week After scoring two goals during a 3-2 double-overtime win at Hawai'i on Sunday night, Cal Poly freshman forward Megan Abutin was named the Big West Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week on Monday.
October 13, 2013 | Women's Soccer Golden Goal Lifts Cal Poly to Double-Overtime Win at Hawai'i, 3-2 A 106th-minute goal by Elise Krieghoff sent the Cal Poly women's soccer team to a 3-2 double-overtime win over Hawai'i, earning the Mustangs three more points in the Big West Conference standings on a humid Sunday night at Waipio Peninsula Soccer Stadium.
October 13, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Falls at Fourth-Ranked Cal State Northridge, 3-1 Sophomore forward Matt LaGrassa provided the Cal Poly men’s soccer program an early lead at No. 4 Cal State Northridge on Sunday evening, but the Matadors scored three times without reply to send the Mustangs to a 3-1 defeat.
October 13, 2013 | Women's Golf Yoshitake Wins Wyoming Cowgirl Desert Intercollegiate Senior Taylor Yoshitake is the seventh golfer in the 14-year history of the Cal Poly women's golf program -- and the second this year -- to capture individual honors in a tournament.
October 12, 2013 | Football Graves Sparks Cal Poly to 47-0 Big Sky Victory over Weber State Sophomore quarterback Dano Graves, in his first collegiate start, passed for three touchdowns and ran for 116 yards to lead Cal Poly to a 47-0 victory over Weber State in a Big Sky Conference football game Saturday night in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 12, 2013 | Men's Basketball Nwaba, Gordon Help Lift Green Past Gold in Intrasquad Exhibition Sophomore Dave Nwaba scored a game-high 12 points in his Mustang men’s basketball debut and fellow forward Zach Gordon chipped in with 11 as the Green squad cruised past the Gold team 43-25 in the Cal Poly program’s annual intrasquad exhibition tuneup inside the Mott Athletics Center.
October 12, 2013 | Women's Tennis Tsugai Leads Cal Poly on Day No. 2 of Saint Mary’s Invitational Freshman Sayaka Tsugai reached the quarterfinal round of her singles bracket at the Saint Mary’s Invitational on Saturday afternoon to highlight the Cal Poly women’s tennis team’s second-day action at the event.
October 11, 2013 | Men's Soccer Early Goals in First and Second Halves Send Cal Poly to 2-0 Defeat UC Irvine junior forward Cameron Iwasa scored six minutes into action and junior midfielder Mitchell Alvarez scored five minutes after the restart as UC Irvine dealt the Cal Poly men’s soccer program a 2-0 loss at Anteater Stadium on Friday evening.
October 11, 2013 | Football Cal Poly Resumes Big Sky Schedule by Hosting Weber State Saturday Night Cal Poly (2-3, 1-0 Big Sky), which has lost three of its four non-conference games, puts its unblemished Big Sky Conference mark on the line Saturday night, hosting Weber State (1-5, 0-2 Big Sky) for its Hall of Fame Game inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium. Kickoff is set for 6:05 p.m.
October 10, 2013 | Women's Soccer Cal Poly Shuts Out Cal State Northridge for 1-0 Big West Win The Cal Poly women's soccer team picked up three points in the Big West Conference standings Thursday night with a 1-0 win at Cal State Northridge.
October 8, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Cal Poly Travels to No. 5 Hawai'i for BWC Match, Saturday The Cal Poly volleyball team will continue Big West Conference play this week with a single match when they travel to Hawai’i for a match on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 10 pm. Cal Poly enters the match 8-8 overall and 2-1 in conference play while Hawai’i is 15-1 overall and 4-0 in Big West matches.
October 8, 2013 | Cross Country Sean Davidson Named BWC Cross Country Athlete of the Week Senior Sean Davidson spearheaded an impressive second place showing in leading Cal Poly to a runner-up finish at the Inter-Regional Jamboree, claiming Big West Men's Cross Country Athlete of the Week honors.
October 6, 2013 | Men's Soccer Early Penalty Sends Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Team to 1-0 Defeat An 11th-minute penalty from Cal State Fullerton senior defender Jaime Cano stood as the difference on Sunday as the Cal Poly men’s soccer team – despite placing seven shots on goal – failed to find the back of the Titan net and dropped a 1-0 decision at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 6, 2013 | Women's Soccer UC Irvine Scores Twice in Each Half to Edge Cal Poly, 4-3 The UC Irvine women's soccer team established a 2-0 halftime lead over Cal Poly at Alex G. Spanos Stadium on Sunday afternoon, and the Anteaters held on for a 4-3 win over the Mustangs in the second Big West Conference match of the year for each team.
October 5, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Fall on the Road to UCSB in Four Sets Seniors Jennifer Keddy and Chelsea Hardin would each tally 12 kills, but it would not be enough as UC Santa Barbara defeated the Cal Poly volleyball team in four sets on Saturday. With the loss the Mustangs fall to 8-8 overall and 2-1 in conference matches while UCSB improves to 7-8 overall and 2-1 in Big West matches.
October 5, 2013 | Football Cal Poly Falls to Yale, 24-10, in First Big Sky vs. Ivy League Matchup Senior quarterback Henry Furman passed for 199 yards and two touchdowns while junior tailback Tyler Varga rushed for 114 yards as Yale rallied from a 10-7 halftime deficit to upset No. 18 Cal Poly 24-10 in the first-ever matchup of Big Sky vs. Ivy League football teams Saturday afternoon in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 5, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Player Profile: Mike Hocker Senior midfielder Mike Hocker checks in Oct. 5 with the latest edition from the 2013 Cal Poly men's soccer player profile series.
October 4, 2013 | Women's Soccer Mustangs Open Big West Schedule With 2-0 Win Over Long Beach State Elise Krieghoff scored two second-half goals to help lead the Cal Poly women's soccer team to a 2-0 win over Long Beach State in front of a crowd of 760 at Alex G. Spanos Stadium on Friday night in the Big West Conference opener for both teams.
October 4, 2013 | General News Mustang Courts Unveil New Look for 2013-14 Season During the summer and fall of 2013, Mustang Courts have been enhanced to become the premier tennis facility in the Big West Conference. The seven court complex received a $250,000 improvement that included resurfacing and branding of the courts, new windscreens and a state-of-the-art scoreboard that will allow fans to track scores on every court.
October 4, 2013 | Football No. 18/19 Cal Poly Returns Home to Host Yale for Non-Conference Game Cal Poly (2-2, 1-0 Big Sky), which snapped a two-game losing streak and ended a three-game road trip with a victory over Portland State in the Big Sky Conference opener for both schools last week, steps away from conference play for its final non-conference game of the 2013 season Saturday afternoon, hosting Yale (2-0, 1-0 Ivy) in the first matchup between a Big Sky school and one from the Ivy League.
October 2, 2013 | Men's Soccer Nation’s Leading Scorers, Cal Poly Opens Big West Slate on Friday Night Winners of five of the last six matches and the nation’s top scoring program, the Cal Poly men’s soccer team opens its 13th season of Big West Conference competition when hosting UC Riverside at Alex G. Spanos Stadium on Friday, Oct. 4 (8 p.m.) and Cal State Fullerton on Sunday, Oct. 6 (3 p.m.).
October 3, 2013 | Women's Soccer Mustangs to Open Big West Play Against Long Beach State, UC Irvine After a stretch of six consecutive road matches, the Cal Poly women's soccer team has returned to Alex G. Spanos Stadium to open Big West Conference play this week.
October 2, 2013 | Football Cal Poly Ranked No. 25 in Initial Gridiron Power Index for 2013 Season Cal Poly is ranked tied for 25th place with Wofford in the initial 2013 Gridiron Power Index, the index rating for the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision similar to the BCS rankings and a top indicator of at-large playoff selections.
September 30, 2013 | Football Mustangs Remain 18th, 19th in FCS Polls Despite Win Over Portland State Despite a four-point victory on the road against a Portland State team averaging 43 points and 612 yards in total offense, the Cal Poly football team did not move up or down in this week’s pair of major Football Championship Subdivision polls.
September 30, 2013 | Women's Basketball Women’s Basketball Opens Defense of BWC Tournament Crown 17th-year head coach Faith Mimnaugh led the team on to the court for the team’s first official practice of the 2013-14 season on Monday morning.
September 29, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Sees Winning Streak Halted at Denver Two second-half goals from Denver cancelled out a 29th-minute effort from freshman forward John Chronopoulos as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s five-match winning streak was stopped Sunday evening with a 2-1 loss at Denver.
September 28, 2013 | Football Cal Poly to Host Yale on Saturday in First Big Sky vs. Ivy Matchup Cal Poly's first home game in over a month will be against unbeaten Yale (2-0) on Saturday at 2:05 p.m. in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 29, 2013 | Women's Soccer Cal Poly Finishes Non-Conference Play With 4-0 Loss at No. 20 Santa Clara Playing its final non-conference match of the season, the Cal Poly women's soccer team lost 4-0 to No. 20 Santa Clara on Sunday afternoon at Buck Shaw Stadium.
September 27, 2013 | Men's Soccer Pridham Hat Trick Fuels No. 23 Cal Poly’s 5-1 Triumph at Air Force Senior forward Mackenzie Pridham registered the eighth hat trick in Cal Poly men’s soccer program history on Friday evening as the 23rd-ranked Mustangs matched a school record with their fifth successive victory, a 5-1 romp past Air Force inside Cadet Soccer Stadium.
September 27, 2013 | Women's Soccer Second-Half Goal Lifts Saint Mary's Past Cal Poly, 2-1 The Cal Poly women’s soccer team outshot Saint Mary's 16-7 on Friday night, but the Gaels prevailed for a 2-1 non-conference home win.
September 27, 2013 | Football No. 18 Cal Poly Rallies to Beat Portland State, 38-34, in Big Sky Opener Sophomore quarterback Chris Brown rushed for 129 yards and one touchdown and passed for two more scores as No. 18 Cal Poly rallied from a 21-7 halftime deficit to beat Portland State 38-34 in the Big Sky Conference football opener for both schools Thursday night at JELD-WEN Field.
September 26, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Opens 2013-14 Season Friday Afternoon Solidified with a lineup that includes three returning starters and eight returning letterwinners, the Cal Poly men’s basketball team officially opens preparations for the upcoming season with its first fall practice on Friday, Sept. 27 at 1:30 p.m. inside the Mott Athletics Center.
September 26, 2013 | Men's Soccer No. 23 Cal Poly Concludes Big West Preparations at Air Force, Denver The No. 23 Cal Poly men’s soccer program concludes preparations for its 10-match Big West Conference schedule when visiting Air Force on Friday, Sept. 27 and Denver on Sunday, Sept. 29.
September 25, 2013 | Women's Soccer Mustangs to Finish Non-Conference Schedule Against WCC in Bay Area The Cal Poly women's soccer team is set to conclude the non-conference portion of its schedule with a pair of matches against West Coast Conference opponents in the Bay Area.
September 22, 2013 | Women's Golf Cal Poly Women's Golf Team Wins Firestone Grill Title; Men Second Cal Poly sophomore Madison Hirsch followed her record-breaking 66 Saturday with a 74 Sunday and beat a pair of Mustang teammates by 10 strokes for the individual title at the annual Firestone Grill Cal Poly Invitational on the Monarch Dunes Golf Course in Nipomo.
September 22, 2013 | Women's Soccer Cal Poly Women's Soccer Team Falls to Seattle The Cal Poly women’s soccer team continued its season-long six-match road trip with a 4-0 nonconference loss to Seattle at Championship Field on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
September 22, 2013 | Softball Mustang Softball Program Welcomes Chelsey Barclay as Pitching Coach Ninth-year Cal Poly softball head coach Jenny Condon finalized her staff for the 2014 season with the Sunday announcement by the Mustang Athletics Department that Chelsey Barclay has joined as an assistant coach and as the program’s pitching coach.
September 21, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Pick up Two Wins Saturday at ASU Tournament The Cal Poly volleyball team picked up a pair of wins on Saturday at the Arizona State Marriott Invitational. Cal Poly defeated Alabama State, 3-1 in the afternoon session and defeated Louisiana Monroe, 3-2 in the morning session. Cal Poly defeated Alabama State by set scores of 25-23, 21-25, 25-13 and 25-7.
September 21, 2013 | Women's Golf Hirsch Shatters School Record in Opening Round of Firestone Grill Invite Cal Poly sophomore Madison Hirsch shattered the school record with a round of 66 in the opening round of the Firestone Grill Cal Poly Invitational on Saturday at the Monarch Dunes Golf Course in Nipomo.
September 21, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Player Profile: Chase Minter Sophomore winger Chase Minter (Heath, Texas) checks in Sept. 21 with the latest edition from the 2013 Cal Poly men’s soccer player profile series.
September 20, 2013 | Swimming & Diving Mackle, Jones Lead Mustangs at King & Queen of the Pool Cal Poly opened its swimming and diving season Friday by hosting California for the King & Queen of the Pool meet, an annual pentathlon held at Anderson Aquatic Center.
September 20, 2013 | Women's Soccer Cal Poly Outshoots Oregon State but Falls in Road Match The Cal Poly women's soccer team outshot Oregon State on Friday night 16-14, including a 9-6 shots-on-goal advantage, but Jenna Richardson came off the bench to score twice, leading the Beavers to a 3-0 home win at Paul Lorenz Field.
September 19, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Wrap Five-Match Home Stand versus San Francisco, Yale The Cal Poly men’s soccer program concludes a five-match home stand when hosting San Francisco on Friday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. and first-time opponent Yale on Sunday, Sept. 22 at 1 p.m.
September 18, 2013 | Women's Basketball Women’s Basketball Announce 2013-14 Schedule The Cal Poly women’s basketball program announced its 2013-14 schedule that will include three of last year’s NCAA Tournament teams and eight other schools that advanced to postseason tournaments.
September 20, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Player Profile: Matt LaGrassa Sophomore forward Matt LaGrassa (Elk Grove, Calif.) checks in Sept. 20 with the latest edition from the 2013 Cal Poly men’s soccer player profile series.
September 17, 2013 | Men's Golf De Los Santos, Wright Help Cal Poly Climb Five Spots in Final Round Freshman Justin De Los Santos and sophomore Jordan Wright both carded 68s in the final round to lift Cal Poly into a seventh-place team finish in the Ram Masters Invitational hosted by Colorado State on Tuesday at the Ft. Collins Country Club.
September 16, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Travel to No. 8 Stanford for Wednesday Match Cal Poly will return to the Bay Area when they Travel to No. 8 Stanford for a week day match on Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 7 pm. Following the match with the Cardinal, Cal Poly will travel to the Arizona State Tournament where they will face the host Sun Devils on Friday, Sept. 20, at 7 pm. On Saturday the Mustangs will play a pair of matches opening with Louisiana Monroe at 10 am and Alabama State at 5 pm.
September 16, 2013 | Football KKFX-TV to Air Simulcast of Cal Poly-Montana Football Game KKFX/FOX 11, the FOX affiliate for San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria and Santa Barbara, will provide a telecast of Cal Poly’s Big Sky Conference football game at Montana on Saturday, Oct. 19.
September 16, 2013 | Men's Golf Wright Ties School Record With First-Round 64 in Ram Masters Invitational Cal Poly sophomore Jordan Wright tied the school record with a first-round 64 and followed up with a 74 on the opening day of competition in the season-opening Ram Masters Invitational hosted by Colorado State on Monday at the Fort Collins Country Club.
September 16, 2013 | Football Mustangs Remain in Top 20 in Pair of FCS Polls Back-to-back losses to Mountain West Conference teams in the Football Bowl Subdivision dropped Cal Poly out of the Top 10, but the Mustang football team remains in the Top 20 of this week’s pair of major Football Championship Subdivision polls.
September 15, 2013 | Men's Soccer LaGrassa, Lassiter Net Braces to Power Cal Poly Past San Jose State, 6-1 Two goals inside the opening 10 minutes from sophomore forward Matt LaGrassa helped set a victorious tone and freshman winger Ari Lassiter added his first two collegiate strikes as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program recorded its highest goal tally in 13 years in a 6-1 defeat of San Jose State on Sunday afternoon at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 15, 2013 | Women's Soccer Mustangs Drop Match at No. 20 Texas A&M, 4-0 The Cal Poly women's soccer team shut out No. 20 Texas A&M in the first half Sunday night, but the Aggies broke through in the second to leave Ellis Field with a 4-0 win.
September 14, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustang Volleyball Swept by Santa Clara The Cal Poly volleyball team was lost a non-conference road match to Santa Clara Saturday afternoon, 3-0. The Mustangs lost by set scores of 25-14, 25-14 and 25-23. With the loss the Mustangs fall to 4-5 on the season and will return to the court on Wednesday, Sept. 18 when the team travels to No. 8 Stanford.
September 14, 2013 | Football No. 14 Cal Poly Falls to Colorado State, 34-17 Colorado State amassed 353 yards and 27 points in the first half and held on for a 34-17 victory over No. 14 Cal Poly in a non-conference football game Saturday afternoon at Hughes Stadium.
September 14, 2013 | Cross Country Mustangs Dominate Fresno State Invitational The Cal Poly men’s team place six runners in the top 10 while the women’s team had five runners in the top 10 as both teams dominated the field at the Fresno State Invitational at Woodward Park on Saturday.
September 14, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Player Profile: Ruben Duran Sophomore midfielder Ruben Duran (Las Vegas, Nev.) checks in Sept. 14 with the latest edition from the 2013 Cal Poly men’s soccer player profile series.
September 13, 2013 | Football No. 14 Cal Poly Prepares for Second FBS Matchup at Colorado State Cal Poly (1-1) will play its second straight game against a Football Bowl Subdivision team from the Mountain West Conference this week, visiting Colorado State (0-2) on Saturday.
September 13, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs fall in Four Sets to Kansas State The Cal Poly volleyball team lost in four sets to Kansas State. 25-21, 25-21, 27-25 and 29-27 in the team’s second match of the Hilton Garden Inn Invitational hosted by Cal.
September 13, 2013 | Football Cal Poly-Colorado State Game on Saturday to be Played as Scheduled Cal Poly’s non-conference football game Saturday afternoon at Colorado State in Hughes Stadium will be played as scheduled.
September 13, 2013 | Women's Soccer Cal Poly Loses for First Time This Season, 4-0 to No. 10 Baylor The Cal Poly women’s soccer team lost for the first time this season on Friday night, 4-0 to No. 10 Baylor.
September 11, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Continues Five-Match Home Stand against Penn, San Jose State The Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s third five-match home stand in as many seasons continues as the Mustangs welcome first-time foe Penn on Friday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. and San Jose State on Sunday, Sept. 15 at 4 p.m.
September 11, 2013 | Women's Soccer Cal Poly Travels to Texas to Face No. 10 Baylor, No. 20 Texas A&M Unbeaten and untied through the first four matches to open a season for the first time since 2003, the Cal Poly women's soccer team will travel to Texas this week to face a duo of teams that advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament a year ago.
September 7, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Capture Championship at Sac St. Tourney With a dominate fifth set win and four players recording 10 or more kills the Mustangs captured the Sacramento State Tournament Championship when they defeated the host Hornets, 3-2, Saturday night. The Mustangs won by set scores of 19-25, 25-15, 25-23, 21-25 and 15-3.
September 9, 2013 | Women's Soccer Krieghoff Wins Big West Award for Third Consecutive Week For the third week in a row, Cal Poly's Elise Krieghoff has been named the Big West Conference Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week.
September 6, 2013 | Women's Soccer Krieghoff Has Another Hat Trick as Mustangs Stay Unbeaten Cal Poly sophomore forward Elise Krieghoff recorded her second hat trick of the season Friday night while helping to lead the Mustangs to a 3-0 win over San Jose State at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 7, 2013 | Football No. 10 Cal Poly Rallies Late, But Falls to Fresno State, 41-25 Senior wide receiver Isaiah Burse returned two punts for touchdowns and also caught a scoring pass as Fresno State defeated No. 10 Cal Poly 41-25 in a non-conference football game Saturday night in Bulldog Stadium.
September 5, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Makes History in 3-0 Win at No. 6 UCLA First-half goals from sophomore winger Chase Minter and senior forward Mackenzie Pridham provided the Cal Poly men’s soccer program a commanding early lead and senior forward Chris Bernardi rounded off victory with a late strike as the Mustangs defeated their highest ranked opponent in program history with a 3-0 triumph at No. 6 UCLA.
September 6, 2013 | Football No. 10/12 Cal Poly Hits the Road for Pair of Contests Against FBS Schools Cal Poly will play Fresno State in a non-conference matchup of Central California rivals Saturday night for just the second time in the last 28 years.
September 6, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Player Profile: Wade Hamilton Sophomore goalkeeper Wade Hamilton checks in Sept. 6 with the first edition of the 2013 Cal Poly men’s soccer player profile series.
September 2, 2013 | Women's Soccer Krieghoff Named Big West Player of the Week for Second Time in a Row Cal Poly sophomore forward Elise Krieghoff was awarded her second Big West Conference Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week honor in a row Monday afternoon.
September 2, 2013 | Women's Tennis Women’s Tennis Program adds Ellie Edles as Assistant Coach Third-year Cal Poly women’s tennis head coach Damon Coupe finalized his coaching staff for the upcoming season recently with the announcement by the Mustang Athletics Department that former UC Davis standout player Ellie Edles has joined the program in an assistant coaching capacity.
September 1, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Drops 3-0 Decision at No. 6 Creighton The Cal Poly men’s soccer program held sixth-ranked Creighton without a shot on target for the opening 35 minutes of Sunday’s matchup, but the Bluejays – a 2012 College Cup semifinalist – eventually scored three times without reply at Morrison Stadium to slide past the Mustangs, 3-0.
August 31, 2013 | Women's Volleyball Mustangs Split Saturday Matches The Cal Poly volleyball team split a pair of matches Saturday at the Northern Colorado/Colorado State Tournament, defeating Baylor in five sets, but falling to Colorado State in three.
August 31, 2013 | Football No. 11 Cal Poly Pulls Away in Second Half for 38-16 Victory Over San Diego For the second straight year, Cal Poly opened its football season against the University of San Diego and pulled away in the second half for a victory. Coach Tim Walsh’s 11th-ranked Mustangs outscored the Toreros 21-6 in the second half to turn a 17-10 halftime lead into a 38-16 triumph Saturday afternoon in Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
August 30, 2013 | Women's Soccer Cal Poly Stays Unbeaten With 4-0 Win Over Sacramento State The Cal Poly women's soccer team stayed unbeaten on the young season Friday night with a 4-0 nonconference win over Sacramento State at the Cal Poly Sports Complex.
August 30, 2013 | Football No. 11/14 Cal Poly to Open 2013 Season at Home Against U. of San Diego For the second straight season, the Cal Poly football team will open at home against the University of San Diego. The Mustangs, ranked No. 11 in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision preseason coaches poll and 14th in the The Sports Network preseason media poll, begin their fifth season under head coach Tim Walsh Saturday afternoon against the Toreros in Alex G. Spanos Stadium (11,075).
August 30, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Team Rolls Past Drake in Season Opener Senior forward Mackenzie Pridham registered the third two-goal game of his career, senior midfielder Mike Hocker notched the game-winning strike with his first goal in four years and freshman forward John Chronopoulos scored his first collegiate goal as the Cal Poly men's soccer team opened its 20th season of Division I action by sliding past Drake at Cownie Soccer Complex on Friday evening, 4-2.
August 27, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Opens 20th Division I Season at Drake, No. 6 Creighton Fortified by the return of three All-Big West Conference selections and eight starters from a 2012 squad that matched program records for overall (11) and conference victories (six), the Cal Poly men’s soccer program opens a three-game road trip and its 20th year of Division I action when visiting Drake on Friday, Aug. 30 (5 p.m. PT) and No. 6 Creighton (11 a.m.) on Sunday, Sept. 1.
August 28, 2013 | Men's Soccer Meet the Cal Poly Men's Soccer Freshmen - Eric Kam Meet the Cal Poly Men's Soccer Freshmen series with goalkeeper Eric Kam.
August 24, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Unveils “Prestigious” 2013-14 Schedule Labeling it the “most prestigious and geographically-challenging schedule that we’ve ever put together,” fifth-year Cal Poly men’s basketball head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department unveiled the program’s 2013-14 regular season schedule on Saturday morning.
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1 CSU Bakersfield
6 at Cal Poly
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Apr 4, 2014
NTS at Stanford Invitational
Final
vs. Cal-Nevada Championships
@ UC San Diego
Final
NTS at San Francisco State Distance Carnival
Final
8 UC Santa Barbara
6 at Cal Poly
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Apr 5, 2014
NTS at Stanford Invitational
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@ UC San Diego
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14 Cal Poly
1 at UC Santa Barbara
Final
5 Long Beach State
2 at Cal Poly
Final
0 Cal Poly
2 at UC Santa Barbara
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7 UC Santa Barbara
8 at Cal Poly
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Apr 6, 2014
0 UC Riverside
7 at Cal Poly
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1 Cal Poly
2 at UC Santa Barbara
Final
0 UC Santa Barbara
1 at Cal Poly
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vs. Long Beach Invitational
@ Yorba Linda GC, Yorba Linda, CA
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3 Cal Poly
4 at San Francisco
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Apr 8, 2014
Seventh Place vs. Long Beach Invitational
@ Yorba Linda GC, Yorba Linda, CA
Final
2 Cal Poly
4 at Stanford
Final
2 Saint Mary's
6 at Cal Poly
Final
Apr 10, 2014
NTS vs. Mondo Multi Invitational
@ Sacramento, Calif.
Final
Apr 11, 2014
NTS vs. Mondo Multi Invitational
@ Sacramento, Calif.
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3 Cal Poly
2 at Hawai'i
Final
Apr 12, 2014
3 UC Davis
4 at Cal Poly
Final
3 UC Santa Barbara
4 at Cal Poly
Final
3 UC Davis
2 at Cal Poly
Final
3 UC Davis
2 at Cal Poly
Final
4 Cal Poly
3 at Hawai'i
Final
Apr 13, 2014
vs. Big West Conference Championship
@ San Luis Obispo CC, San Luis Obispo, CA
Final
0 UC Davis
6 at Cal Poly
Final
8 Cal Poly
3 at Hawai'i
Final
Apr 14, 2014
vs. Big West Conference Championship
@ San Luis Obispo CC, San Luis Obispo, CA
Final
4 Cal Poly
2 at Cal State Fullerton
Final
Apr 15, 2014
Fifth Place vs. Big West Conference Championship
@ San Luis Obispo CC, San Luis Obispo, CA
Final
9 Cal Poly
1 at CSU Bakersfield
Final
Apr 17, 2014
NTS vs. Mt. SAC Relays
@ Hilmer Lodge Stadium (Walnut, Calif.)
Final
0 Cal State Fullerton
8 at Cal Poly
Final
Apr 18, 2014
NTS vs. Mt. SAC Relays
@ Hilmer Lodge Stadium (Walnut, Calif.)
Final
vs. El Macero Classic
@ El Macero CC, El Macero, CA
7:20 am
6 Fresno State
1 at Cal Poly
Final
3 Cal State Fullerton
4 at Cal Poly
Final - 13 innings
6 Cal Poly
4 at Hawai'i
Final
Apr 19, 2014
vs. El Macero Classic
@ El Macero CC, El Macero, CA
10:30 am
UC Santa Barbara
at Cal Poly
1:00 PM
Cal State Fullerton
at Cal Poly
1:00 PM
Cal Poly
at Hawai'i
5:00 PM
Cal Poly
at Hawai'i
7:00 PM
Apr 20, 2014
vs. El Macero Classic
@ El Macero CC, El Macero, CA
7 am
Apr 22, 2014
Cal State Bakersfield
at Cal Poly
3:00 PM
Cal State Bakersfield
at Cal Poly
5:00 PM
San Jose State
at Cal Poly
6:00 PM
Apr 24, 2014
Cal Poly
vs. Big West Conference Championships
@ Indian Wells Tennis Garden
TBA
Apr 25, 2014
Cal Poly
at Big West Conference Championships (Quarterfinal)
TBA
Indian Wells Tennis Garden (Indian Wells, Calif.)
Cal Poly
vs. Big West Conference Championships
@ Indian Wells Tennis Garden
TBA
Cal Poly
at Long Beach State
6:00 PM
Apr 26, 2014
vs. Bulldog Invitational
@ Veterans Memorial Stadium (Clovis, Calif.)
10:30 a.m.
Cal Poly
at Big West Conference Championships (Semifinal)
TBA
Indian Wells Tennis Garden (Indian Wells, Calif.)
Cal Poly
vs. Big West Conference Championships
@ Indian Wells Tennis Garden
TBA
Cal State Fullerton
at Cal Poly
2:00 PM
Cal Poly
at Long Beach State
2:00 PM
Cal State Fullerton
at Cal Poly
4:00 PM
Apr 27, 2014
vs. Big West Conference Championship
@ Soboba Springs GC, San Jacinto, CA
7 am
Cal Poly
at Big West Conference Championships (Final)
TBA
Indian Wells Tennis Garden (Indian Wells, Calif.)
Cal Poly
vs. Big West Conference Championships
@ Indian Wells Tennis Garden
TBA
Cal State Fullerton
at Cal Poly
12:00 PM
Cal Poly
at Long Beach State
1:00 PM
Apr 28, 2014
vs. Big West Conference Championship
@ Soboba Springs GC, San Jacinto, CA
7 am
Apr 29, 2014
vs. Big West Conference Championship
@ Soboba Springs GC, San Jacinto, CA
7 am
Cal Poly
at Pepperdine
3:00 PM
No events today
Softball
Final Friday, Apr 18
6 Cal Poly
4 Hawai'i
Baseball
Final - 13 innings Friday, Apr 18
3 Cal State Fullerton
4 Cal Poly
Women's Tennis
Final Friday, Apr 18
6 Fresno State
1 Cal Poly
Track and Field
Final Friday, Apr 18
NTS Mt. SAC Relays
@ Hilmer Lodge Stadium (Walnut, Calif.)
Baseball
Final Thursday, Apr 17
0 Cal State Fullerton
8 Cal Poly
Track and Field
Final Thursday, Apr 17
NTS Mt. SAC Relays
@ Hilmer Lodge Stadium (Walnut, Calif.)
Baseball
Final Tuesday, Apr 15
9 Cal Poly
1 CSU Bakersfield
Women's Golf
Final Tuesday, Apr 15
Fifth Place Big West Conference Championship
@ San Luis Obispo CC, San Luis Obispo, CA
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