Player spotlight: Vanessa Gilliam, outside hitter, volleyball

Senior outside hitter Vanessa Gilliam has been killing it, literally. Gilliam leads the Cal Poly women’s volleyball team in kills with 242, which is second in the Big West Conference. Her kill count of nearly five per game coupled with…

Out of season, but still in the game

sheila sobchik The Cal Poly men’s tennis team started off the year with high expectations and a strenuous training routine. “This year is probably the best team we’ve had here,” sophomore Aaron Elbert said. “We even talk about it off…

Defense dominates in road football win

Interceptions by Kyle Shotwell and Jason Relyea plus a fumble recovery by Adam Torosian all set up touchdowns as Cal Poly defeated Northern Colorado 31-14 in a Great West Football Conference game Saturday afternoon before a record crowd of 9,142…

Men's cross country paces UC Riverside Invitational

The men’s cross country team won the 8K race at the UC Riverside Invitational on Saturday. The Mustangs had a point total of 51, placing five runners in the top 15. Concordia took second place behind Cal Poly with 70…

Women's soccer nets two wins

kiel carreau The Cal Poly women’s soccer team started its weekend off on the right foot by defeating St. Mary’s 2-1 Friday at Mustang Stadium. After suffering its first loss of the season to No. 6 Santa Clara last Sunday…

Bruce and Vessey sign contract with ASICS

sheila sobchik Recent graduates Ben Bruce and Maggie Vessey, both track stars, have decided to take their running to the next level and make it a career. Bruce and Vessey are now both sponsored by ASICS and have begun running…

Mustang Diaries: Jon Stevenson

Frank Stranzl Jon Stevenson is the men’s volleyball coach. The team is off to an 8-3 start, 1-1 in Big West play. Here is what Stevenson had to say this week: I will never forget this special time in my…

Men's soccer falls short of upset bid

michael mullady The Cal Poly men’s soccer team fell to No. 10 UC Santa Barbara 3-1 in its Big West opener Wednesday at Mustang Stadium. The Mustangs (4-5-0, 0-1) came out strong and battled against the Gauchos for the majority…

The Outdoor Gunn

Q: What’s the quickest way between two points?  A:  A strait line of course- Well yes that is true, but… Q: What about just getting between two points in town?  A:  A car.    At first thought one might think…

A high-flying surf show

Sheila Sobchik The “new school” of surfing was put on display in Pismo Beach Saturday at the National Scholastic Surfing Association's Airshow. As opposed to regular surf events, points were given for flying above the wave, not riding on the…

High expectations for men's cross country

Sheila Sobchik The Cal Poly men’s cross country team is optimistic that the 2005 season will be a success. Last year’s team won its second consecutive Big West Championship, placed 3rd at the NCAA West Regional and finished 10th at…