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Women’s Varsity Eight Finishes First at Newport Chase

Photo by Evan Mauno Varsity eight (left to right): Coxswain Sarah Dresser, Kelsey Davis, Sydney Abad, Maria Guardiola, Sam McFeely, Alexandra Savage, Rikki Oden, Ariana Gastelum and Cecilia Guerrero   By... 
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Varsity Men’s Last Race of Fall Season Ends with a Bang, Literally

Photo by Ariana Gastelum At last weekend’s regatta, Head of the Harbor, the varsity men’s race experienced a series of unfortunate events including a broken footplate and a seat popping off... 
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LBS Rowing Demonstrates Determination at NICRC

Photo provided by Sydney Abad LBS Rowing varsity women finished third out of eight in their heat, improving by 50 seconds since last year.   By Ariana Gastelum Publicity Manager Varsity Rower Long... 
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LBS Rowing Starts Off Strong at Head of the American

Photo provided by Stefano Balbusso The varsity eight B-boat included (left to right) Evan Mauno, Evan Wright, Orlando Alfaro, Andrew Nicastro, Stefano Balbusso, Mark Saavedra, Matthew Maliglig and coxswain... 
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Long Beach State Rowing Teams Row For Dough

Photo by Stefano Balbusso Varsity eight at Head of the American in Sacramento, Calif. last October   The Long Beach State Men’s and Women’s rowing teams (LBS Rowing) will undertake a... 
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VanBlom and Whitford Receive Honors

Former coach, Bob Whitford and our 49er Hall of Fame, Joan VanBlom, receive annual awards from USRowing. September 22, 2014 USRowing takes great pride in the tradition of recognizing excellence in our... 

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Welcome to BEACHCREW.ORG, the home of the 49’er Men’s and Women’s Rowing Teams at California State University, Long Beach.

Beach Crew is a recognized competitive club sport of CSULB. Being distinguished by professional leadership and coaching, Beach Crew offers students the opportunity to explore and expand their capabilities by participating in a competitive sport as representatives of their university. Participation in competitive college athletics builds character by developing values of teamwork, commitment, self-sacrifice, discipline, and achievement and reinforces the university’s core values of scholarship, leadership, and citizenship while providing students with a healthy balance of their academic pursuits.

The team’s season begins in September and runs through May. The team races against many NCAA schools, traveling to San Diego, Sacramento, Portland, and Philadelphia. We are a member of the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association (WIRA) and the American Collegiate Rowing Association (ACRA). All participants must meet certain eligibility requirements in order to officially compete.

Rowing is open to all CSULB registered students. No experience is necessary, however all participants must be full-time, matriculated, students with a minimum 2.0 grade point average and a full-time schedule of academic units.

For over 50 years, Beach Crew has been changing the lives of students through hard-work and personal development that will last a lifetime. As quoted by former CSULB President, Dr. Robert C. Maxon, we invite students to partake in his vision of student involvement: “If the only thing you do in college is go to class, then you have not had the full college experience.”


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