Poly Players With Carol Erickson

Kendra Deutsche Carol Erickson has helped pull the Cal Poly women’s tennis team to an 11-9 record overall this season, with a 5-2 Big West record. She has a 19-8 individual record. Erickson, a business junior, consistently helps lead the…

Gocong is Philadelphia bound

whitney guenther For the second straight year, a Cal Poly football player has been selected in the third round of the National Football League Draft. Senior defensive end Chris Gocong became Cal Poly’s highest draft choice ever on Saturday afternoon,…

Eight-game win streak ends

Central Coast rival UC Santa Barbara snapped Cal Poly softball’s eight-game win streak, but only after the Mustangs won both halves of a Saturday doubleheader to clinch the series win at the Gauchos’ Campus Diamond. Cal Poly (24-20, 8-4) won…

Mustangs drop two to No. 5 Oregon State

Cal Poly lost two games to No. 5 Oregon State, 3-0 and 8-4, and beat New Mexico 6-4 in extra innings in Corvallis, Ore. Right-hander Dallas Buck and southpaw Kevin Gunderson, both junior All-Americans, combined on a seven-hit 3-0 shutout…

Annual SLO Tour hits the green to benefit community

Paul Bittick Cal Poly’s business fraternity Delta Sigma Pi, will be hosting its third annual SLO Tour, a golf tournament to help benefit the Housing Authority of San Luis Obispo’s Family Self Sufficiency Program and at-risk children. “This year we…

Gocong awaits NFL draft day fate

louise dolby mustang daily Many NFL players came from universities in a big football conference like the Pac-10, Big 12 or Big 10. Stars are manufactured at the University of Southern California, Ohio State and Miami University ” not California…

Gocong projected as a second round pick

Four months after winning the 2005 Buck Buchanan Award for being the nation’s best defensive player in Division I-AA college football, the accolades for Cal Poly senior defensive end Chris Gocong are not slowing down. Some football experts have predicted…

Men's tennis ready to serve the Big West championships

The Cal Poly men’s tennis team is set and ready to serve their competition in the Big West tennis championships as they enter the weekend the No.5 seed with an overall record of 13-8. Coming off a six-game winning streak…

Reality writing: LeBron's Encore

Bradford Applin Introductions? Pssh, introductions are for columnists without word limits, so I’ll preface my column with this: Reality writing is where you get to experience a sporting event, through my “unconventional” perspective. On Saturday, LeBron “King” James became only…

Bertoni leads Mustangs to Big West golf title

In what was a dominating performance, the Cal Poly men’s golf team won the Big West Championship Tournament. Three mustangs finished in the top-10, including star Travis Bertoni who finished in second place behind Long Beach State’s Ryan Panichpakdee. Bertoni…

Gender and Sports: Title IX comes to Cal Poly

Frank Stranzl Scenario one: “That’s my Title IX team” I heard someone yell from the staging area at a cross country meet in the fall. As the women crossed the finish line on the first loop of the race, I…