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Cal State LA Kills at Volleyball Showcase

Cal State LA Kills at Volleyball Showcase

Denae Ayala, Darwin Lopez, and Christopher Lazaro

September 17, 2019

Cal State LA showed out at the D2 West Region Volleyball Showcase where they finished with a 3-1 record. Cal State LA also played host for the tourney, with 12 games played over three days in the University Gym.  Cal State LA started the tournament hot, defeating Alaska in a three-game sweep. Th...

Hustle and Heart Get the Golden Eagles an Overtime Win

Hustle and Heart Get the Golden Eagles an Overtime Win

Denae Ayala, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2019

“It’s an unbelievable feeling to beat the No. 11 ranked national team, it tells people we are here to play and we are ready,” stated head coach Erik Garcia .  The Western Washington University women’s soccer team is no joke. According to the Bellingham Press Release, “the program has cl...

Men’s soccer has a close call

Men’s soccer has a close call

Brehisly Banegas, Contributing Writer

September 16, 2019

On the first road trip of the season, the Golden Eagles entered the match against Fresno Pacific with two things on their mind: teamwork and success.  “Winning the game, getting our record to 3-0-0 by playing our way, and staying focused was on my mind when entering the game. My goal was to score in...

Cal State LA Men’s Soccer Looks to Improve Despite Early Season Success

Cal State LA Men’s Soccer Looks to Improve Despite Early Season Success

Adrian Bennett de Avila, Sports Editor

September 14, 2019

The men’s soccer team is off to a blazing start. However, there are some within the team who feel they haven’t scratched the surface of where they can be thus far.  The squad is coming off of back-to-back shutout victories, including their most recent 2-0 win against Concordia Irvine on Monday...

Volleyball Team Still Encouraged Despite Some Early Season Struggles

Volleyball Team Still Encouraged Despite Some Early Season Struggles

Adrian Bennett de Avila, Sports Editor

September 14, 2019

Cal State LA volleyball opened their season at the Texan Invitational, a tournament that was set up after hurricane Dorian caused the cancellation of what was supposed to be their season opening tournament at Palm Beach Atlantic. The Golden Eagles played 4 games over 3 days, where they finished with ...

Golden Eagle Cross Country Teams Take Flight in First Meet of the Season

Golden Eagle Cross Country Teams Take Flight in First Meet of the Season

Brehisly Banegas, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2019

Cal State LA runners came out of the annual Biola Invitational at Ted Craig Regional Park focused more on improvement than the results.  “I definitely think this run is mainly about the self improvement and less about competition … I don't think it matters what place you are in as long as you...

Men’s Soccer Begins the Season with a Shutout

Men’s Soccer Begins the Season with a Shutout

Denae Ayala, Staff Reporter

September 7, 2019

The Golden Eagles kicked-off their season with a 4-0 win against the Northwest Nazarene Nighthawks.  Forward Cyrille Njomo wasted no time getting a shot in, scoring in the first four minutes of the game. He was assisted by midfielder David Elizaga.  Last year, Njomo earned All-Conference honors at S...

In a Battle Between Eagles, Cal State LA Prevails

In a Battle Between Eagles, Cal State LA Prevails

Darwin Lopez, Staff Reporter

September 7, 2019

The Golden Eagles shined in their black and gold jerseys as they soared from behind to beat Biola University 2-1. Cal State LA women’s soccer team could not find their intensity in the first half. A defensive error against a corner set piece led to a goal scored by Biola University. During t...

Cross Country Team Looks to Make Major Strides

Cross Country Team Looks to Make Major Strides

Adrian Bennett de Avila, Sports Editor

September 3, 2019

Cal State LA cross country assistant coach, Andres de la Cruz, hopes to see a top-three finish in conference for both the mens’ and womens' teams.  “I think that’d be a huge improvement from last year. [We’d like to] definitely qualify for the regional meet and hopefully get pretty close to the to...

Equal Parts Student and Athlete

Equal Parts Student and Athlete

Adrian Bennett de Avila, Sports Editor

August 27, 2019

Jeshmarie Suarez is the best libero in all of NCAA Division II. At least that is what head coach, Juan Figueroa, said.  “She’s very consistent with her game. She’s explosive, she’s fast, she knows how to read the ball well and she makes good plays back there. She keeps us alive … I thi...

Cal State LA Sports Season Preview: Expectations are High

Cal State LA Sports Season Preview: Expectations are High

Adrian Bennett de Avila and Darwin Lopez

August 25, 2019

Teams throughout the Golden Eagle Athletics department are preparing for their seasons with set goals to accomplish.  “Our expectation now is to win the national championship. There is no other thing we want, our goal is to win the national championship,” said Juan Figueroa, head coach of Ca...

Golden Eagles Flock to the Stands

Golden Eagles Flock to the Stands

Brennan Hernandez, Production Manager

August 24, 2019

Golden Eagles made their way to Cal State LA Night at Dodger Stadium Thursday to see the Los Angeles Dodgers square-off against the Toronto Blue Jays. Attendees of the game received a Kike Hernandez bobblehead and those who purchased tickets from the Cal State LA’s Alumni Association also received an...