Georgia Tech 22, CSUB 18, 7:37 1H
PHOENIX — Grand Canyon University completed a series sweep against Cal State Bakersfield with an 8-3 Western Athletic Conference baseball win Sunday afternoon.
Cal State Bakersfield was swept in a non-conference softball doubleheader Sunday by Cal State Northridge, 10-2 and 9-2, in the Roadrunners’ final games before opening Western
Everything about the past two weeks was uncharted territory for Cal State Bakersfield basketball. From entering the National Invitation Tournament to traveling to New York to playing in Madison Square Garden, none of the players or coaches really knew what to expect.
SAN LUIS OBISPO — Curt Threlkeld, a freshman from North High, won the men’s 800 meters Saturday in 1:54.31 for Cal State Bakersfield at the Cal Poly Shares Invitational track and field meet.
Brian Bender posted first-place finishes in the 50-yard freestyle (23.66) and the 200 breast (2:20.35) for Bakersfield College Saturday in a tri-meet against Clovis and Sequoias at BC.
MALIBU — Cal State Bakersfield’s women’s beach volleyball team lost twice Saturday, 5-0 to No. 2-ranked Pepperdine and 5-0 to No. 20 Cal Poly.
SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal State Bakersfield scored seven runs in the first inning and held on to beat Cal Poly 11-8 Saturday afternoon to split a non-conference softball doubleheader. Cal Poly won the opener 3-0.
MERCED — Merced College scored twice in the bottom of the eighth inning to break a tie and went on to edge Taft College 3-1 Saturday afternoon in a Central Valley Conference baseball game.
PHOENIX — Grand Canyon University made it two straight wins over Cal State Bakersfield to open the Western Athletic Conference baseball season with a 7-4 win Saturday afternoon.
A year after reaching the NCAA Tournament for the first time in the school’s Division I history, Cal State Bakersfield is making waves again in the magical basketball month of March.
The current crop of Cal State Bakersfield basketball players weren’t born during the heyday of the New York Knicks’ NBA prominence.
PHOENIX — Grand Canyon University broke a tie with a run in the bottom of the eighth Friday night and handed Cal State Bakersfield a 3-2 loss in the Western Athletic Conference baseball opener for both teams.
SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal State Bakersfield senior Emmett Wirtz placed second Friday in the men’s hammer at the Cal Poly Shares Invitational track and field meet.
Cal State Bakersfield’s men’s soccer team gets another shot at an opponent from Mexico when it faces professional team Pachuca today at 7 p.m. on the CSUB Main Soccer Field.
For Cal State Bakersfield’s basketball coaches and players, each of their games in the National Invitation Tournament has been a separate challenge, with unique strategy, focus and effort required.
The California community college track and field season is past the halfway point of the year and Bakersfield College’s Memorial Stadium will attract six out-of-area teams on Saturday for the BC Relays.
The men’s basketball team’s electrifying two wins in the National Invitation Tournament has overshadowed the other athletic endeavors at Cal State Bakersfield. The baseball team has put together a successful pre-conference run.
Brock Hallum went 4 for 4 with four RBIs and two stolen bases and Brant Combs went 3 for 4 to power a 13-hit attack as Bakersfield College beat L.A. Valley 9-5 in a Western State Conference South Division baseball game Tuesday afternoon at Gerry Collis Field.
FRESNO — Cal State Bakersfield scored seven runs in the top of the first inning Tuesday night but Fresno State rallied for a 13-11 softball win.
McKenna Valencia and Alexis Solis each pitched complete games and only allowed one run apiece as Bakersfield College swept a Western State Conference North Division softball doubleheader from Santa Barbara City College, 6-1 and 3-1.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Colorado State coach Larry Eustachy was in a subdued mood Monday night after his team lost, but there was one topic that brightened him considerably.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. — As one of the lowest seeds in the National Invitation Tournament, Cal State Bakersfield wasn’t supposed to get anywhere near the NIT semifinals in New York City.
It was an experience none of them will ever forget: Walking through the tunnels at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, past posters of Kevin Durant (remember him, OKC?) into a sea of flashbulbs and onto a court with the famed NCAA Tournament logo.
RIVERSIDE — UC Riverside took control with five runs in the fourth, then added three in the fifth and two in the sixth en route to an 11-2 baseball win over Cal State Bakersfield Saturday night.
SAN DIEGO — Summer Evans pitched a complete-game seven-hit shutout Saturday to lead Cal State Bakersfield to an 8-0 softball win over the University of San Diego to salvage a split of a non-conference doubleheader. San Diego won the opener 6-5.
No. 22-ranked Cal State Bakersfield split two matches in the opening day of the Roadrunner Invitational Saturday, losing 16-8 to No. 6 Arizona and beating Cal State East Bay 9-5.
PHOENIX — Cal State Bakersfield’s Nathan Green shot a 6-over-par 219 over three rounds to finish as the Roadrunners’ lowest scorer at the Grand Canyon Invitational golf tournament that ended Saturday.
VALLEY GLEN — Luke Andrews pitched a complete game, allowing only two earned runs, as Bakersfield College beat L.A. Valley 8-4 Saturday in a Western State Conference South Division baseball game.
RIVERSIDE — Cal State Bakersfield had 18 hits and UC Riverside pitching walked eight to help the Roadrunners to a 15-9 win Friday night, their eighth win in 10 games.
Ninth-ranked Arizona State won every match in straight sets and beat the Cal State Bakersfield beach volleyball team 5-0 Friday afternoon at the Barnes Beach Volleyball Complex.
PHOENIX — Cal State Bakersfield’s Nathan Green and Warren Miller both had eight birdies on Friday to highlight the Roadrunners’ performance at the Grand Canyon Invitational.
LANCASTER — Bakersfield College recorded five first-place finishes Friday at the 12-team Antelope Valley Invitational track and field meet.
TULSA, Okla. — Mira Monte graduate Braxton Huggins, a junior at New Mexico State, scored a team-high 19 points in the Aggies 91-73 loss to Baylor in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday.
One side effect from Cal State Bakersfield’s success in men’s basketball? Head coach Rod Barnes becomes a natural target for other jobs, including those from bigger and more wealthy programs.
ST. LOUIS — Cal State Bakersfield juniors Coleman Hammond and Matt Williams remain alive in the NCAA Wrestling Championships while the other three Roadrunners went 0-2 on Thursday and were eliminated.
Two years ago, when New Mexico State last made the NCAA Tournament, Mira Monte graduate Braxton Huggins was a freshman who averaged 6 minutes a game — and less than that late in the season.