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Women's basketball seeks NCAA Tournament bid

The path is clear for the top-seeded Cal Poly women’s basketball team to make a run for the NCAA Tournament. With the second, third and fourth seeds gone, the top-seeded Mustangs will take on Long Beach State at the Big…

Cal Poly golf rebuilds

The Cal Poly men’s and women’s golf teams compete from September through May, but the bulk of their season is under way as spring approaches. Head coach Scott Cartwright, who’s in his 10th season with the Mustangs — eighth with…

Injury shortens game, women's basketball prevails

Cal Poly (14-12) defeated Long Beach State University (11-15) 68-41 in a game that was stopped with 5:11 to play, after 49er guard Bianka Balthazar collapsed at half court and was taken to Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center by ambulance.…

Lucky straight seventh win for Mustangs

The Cal Poly women’s basketball team — the same one that lost seven straight games in December — won its seventh straight game against UC Riverside on Saturday. Cal Poly (13-12, 9-3) looks poised to defend its 2011 Big West…

Mustangs buck Cowboys out of Baggett Stadium

Kyle Brueggemann struck out seven Oklahoma State hitters in his first start at Cal Poly as the Mustangs came out with a 6-0 victory and a three-game sweep in front of the largest crowd at Baggett Stadium — more than 2,000…

Brittany Woodard: Moving forward

Junior forward Brittany Woodard was recruited by Cal Poly as a senior at Christian Brothers High School in Sacramento in 2008, but instead, she chose to play basketball at Nevada. Two years later, a frustrated Woodard contacted Cal Poly about…

Sharing the athletic love with men's basketball

After every home game, the men’s basketball team returns to a much quieter Mott Gym to meet and mingle with family, friends and, of course, significant others. Senior forward David Hanson has taken part in this postgame ritual for the…

Mustangs fend off late run by Highlanders

Sophomore forward Chris Eversley notched his first career double-double with 11 points and a career-high 14 rebounds as Cal Poly overcame a late rally to beat UC Riverside 54-52. Eversley also defended the Big West’s second-leading scorer, Phil Martin, and…

Championships await swim and dive squad

The Cal Poly swim and dive team lost its dual meet against rival UC Santa Barbara last weekend, concluding the regular season.

Jonae Ervin assists Mustang to victories

Last season, sophomore guard Jonae Ervin led the Big West Conference with an assist-turnover ratio of 1.8. This season, she is one of the safest ball handlers in the nation, and a crucial component to Cal Poly’s success entering the…

Aztecs, Warriors invade new-look Big West

The Big West will get even bigger when San Diego State University (SDSU) joins the conference in 14 sports, including basketball, in 2013.  The announcement came last month after SDSU announced its football team will join the Big East Conference.…