Gocong invited to draft combine

brennan angel file photo With four seasons of absolute havoc under his belt, Cal Poly defensive-end Chris Gocong is looking to take his game to the next level of competition after being invited to the 2006 NFL scouting combine. Gocong,…

Mustang swimmers out-dueled

The men’s and women’s swim teams lost dual meets to Cal State Northridge on Friday and the women’s team lost dual meets to the Univeristy of Nevada-Reno and San Diego State the next day. First-place finishes in men’s competition came…

Wrestling wins weekend duals

Cal Poly held off Boise State in the second match of the evening for the Mustangs, 24-14, behind a pin fall victory by David Roberts (141), as well as victories by Chad Mendes (125), Jeff Owens (149) and Darrell Vasquez…

Cal Poly set to host Aggies

sheila sobchik Women’s basketball player Jessica Eggleston has been on fire lately. Last week, against Cal State Fullerton the junior forward scored a career-high 21 points on eight of 14 shooting. Eggleston surpassed her own career high the following game…

Big West Conference Round-up

Frank Stranzl The Big West so far has been volatile to say the least. A 0-10 non-conference team (UC Riverside) is off to a 2-2 start in Big West play, including a win against arguably the conference’s top team, and…

Big West: A big fall down

michael mullady O’ how the mighty hath fallen. University of the Pacific and Cal State Fullerton were the consensus pre-season picks to top of the Big West, but early conference upsets have thrown the standings into upheaval. Cal Poly (4-10,…

Long Beach dominates in win at Pyramid

Karina Figueroa scored 18 points as Long Beach State sprinted to a 19-point first-half lead and coasted to a 78-58 victory over Cal Poly in a Big West Conference women’s basketball game Monday night at The Walter Pyramid. Jeannie Saunders…

Mat-men in top 25

sheila sobchik Despite missing three of its starters, the Cal Poly men’s wrestling team remains 5-2 overall and 3-1 in the Pac-10 after the 26-15 win against the University of Oregon and its 27-9 loss to Oregon State at the…

Offense explodes in 99-72 win over Irvine

Frank Stranzl Cal Poly women’s basketball recorded its highest point total in five seasons hitting 54 percent of its floor shots en route to a 99-72 victory over UC Irvine in a Big West Conference women’s basketball game Saturday afternoon…

49ers dispatch Mustangs

brennan angel There was no Larry Bird in Mott Gym Monday night. No Peja Stojakovic. No Ray Allen. But there was something like a three-point contest in the first half. The Mustangs shot 4 for 13 from beyond the arc…

Frankly Speaking does Texas

Frank Stranzl Frankly Speaking, a weekly sports column, touches on Cal Poly's playoff game at Texas State. Everything is bigger in Texas. The stereotype held true as the Mustangs battled the Bobcats in a quarterfinal football game in San Marcos,…