Cal Poly to Host Nebraska for Four Baseball Games This WeekendCal Poly (7-12, 0-0 Big West), which earned its first series win of the 2017 baseball season by taking two of three games against Wichita State last week, concludes a 12-game homestand with a four-game non-conference series against Nebraska (9-9, 0-0 Big Ten).
Mustang Track & Field to Host Annual Cal Poly #ShareSLO InvitationalThe meet will begin with the hammer throw and discus at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Friday at Cuesta College. All other events will be held at the Cal Poly Track & Field Complex on Saturday, starting with the javelin at 11 a.m. and concluding with the 4x400-meter relay races a bit before 4 p.m.
Nwaba Signs Multi-Year Contract to Remain with the Los Angeles LakersFollowing a pair of successive and successful 10-day contracts with the Los Angeles Lakers, the franchise announced Tuesday that graduated Cal Poly men's basketball guard David Nwaba (2013-16) has signed a multi-year contract with the organization. Per franchise policy, terms of the contract were not released.
Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Releases Four-Match Spring ScheduleThe Cal Poly men's soccer program announced its 2017 spring match schedule on Thursday morning, a four-game stretch that includes opponents from the NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II, Premier Development League and junior college levels.
Hyland Named Both USA Softball and NFCA National Player of the WeekFollowing a five-game pitching performance where she posted a 4-0 record, a 0.95 ERA, struck out 40 hitters in 29.1 innings and matched the Big West Conference record for career strikeouts, Cal Poly softball senior righthander Sierra Hyland was named both the USA Softball Collegiate National Co-Player of the Week and Louisville Slugger/NFCA National Co-Pitcher of the Week on Tuesday.
Hyland Ties Big West Career Strikeout Record in Doubleheader SweepSenior righthander Sierra Hyland struck out 10 combined hitters during the Cal Poly softball program's Sunday doubleheader sweep to match the all-time Big West Conference career strikeout record as the Mustangs closed the Loyola Marymount Tournament and pushed their winning streak to eight straight games by defeating Sacramento State (7-2) and Dartmouth (2-1).
Cal Poly Softball Tops No. 9 Oklahoma for Second Straight Day, 3-1Sophomore right fielder Crimson Kaiser homered and senior righthander Sierra Hyland struck out five hitters as the Cal Poly softball program – for the second successive day – handed defending Women's College World Series champion and No. 9 Oklahoma a 3-1 defeat at the Loyola Marymount Tournament.
Cal Poly Clinches Series Against Wichita State With 3-0 ShutoutSpencer Howard and two relievers combined on a four-hit shutout and 14 strikeouts as Cal Poly earned its first series win of the 2017 baseball season, blanking Wichita State 3-0 in a non-conference game Saturday night before 1,441 inside Baggett Stadium.
Cal Poly Earns First Walkoff Victory of 2017 Season, 5-4 in 13 InningsA triple to the gap in left-center field by Kyle Marinconz scored Nick Meyer from first base and lifted Cal Poly to its first walkoff win of the year, a 13-inning, 5-4 triumph over Wichita State in the opener of a three-game non-conference baseball series Friday night before 1,340 in Baggett Stadium.
Cal Poly Tosses Pair of One-Hitters versus No. 9 Oklahoma, DartmouthSenior righthander Sierra Hyland tossed a complete-game, one-hitter with nine strikeouts and the Cal Poly softball program scored three times in the fifth inning to open the Loyola Marymount Tournament on Friday morning with a 3-1 triumph versus No. 9 Oklahoma. Cal Poly completed the Friday sweep in game No. 2 as junior righthander Lindsey Chalmers (above) and freshman righthander Steffi Best combined to toss a complete-game, one-hitter with seven total strikeouts in an 11-0, five-inning victory versus Dartmouth.
Interview with Former Cal Poly Basketball Player David NwabaAn interview with former Cal Poly men's basketball player David Nwaba, the first Mustang in Division I history to play in the National Basketball Association. Interviewed by Chris Sylvester, Nwaba signed a second 10-day contract with the Los Angeles Lakers earlier this week.
Cal Poly Claims Second Place in Fresno State ClassicThe Cal Poly women's golf team more than made up for a two-stroke deficit against UC Irvine, but couldn't hold off a strong performance by Nevada and settled for a second-place finish in the Fresno State Classic on Tuesday at the San Joaquin Country Club.
Hyland Earns Conference Record 16th Big West Weekly HonorFollowing a four-appearance stretch in which she set new Cal Poly softball program records for career victories and strikeouts, Mustang senior righthander Sierra Hyland earned 14th career Big West Conference Pitcher of the Week honor on Monday.
Cal Poly Erupts for 16 Runs on 16 Hits; Salvages One Win in LMU SeriesFirst baseman Elijah Skipps jumpstarted the offense with a two-run home run and a triple while left fielder Josh George and catcher Nick Meyer both drove in four runs as Cal Poly salvaged a victory in its series against Loyola Marymount with a 16-1 triumph Sunday afternoon before 1,496 fans in windy Baggett Stadium.