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  1. Ex-Olympian joins CSUB track coaching staff

    By The Bakersfield Californian
    Friday, Jul 25 2014 03:04 PM

    Lindsey Anderson, who competed for the United States at the 2008 Bejing Olympics in the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase, has joined the Cal State Bakersfield track coaching staff as a volunteer assistant.

    Anderson, who recently moved to Bakersfield, will work with men and women athletes, according to Marcia Mansur-Wentworth, CSUB's director of track.

    "It will be great to have somebody with her experience competing on the highest stage possible, the Olympic Games," Mansur-Wentworth said. "I think she's going to be a great role model for our young women and young men and I am thrilled she wants to help us."

    Anderson has assistant coaching experience, at her alma mater Weber State. She earned multiple All-Conference and All-American awards...

  2. Academic honor for CSUB men's track

    Cal State Bakersfield has earned its first All-Academic team award for its track and field program. The Roadrunner men's team achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.09 and was honored by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country...

  3. BC's Holloway to play for Concordia (Ore.)

    Van Holloway, a 6-foot-3 guard at Bakersfield College the past two seasons, has signed a letter of intent with Concordia University in Portland. Holloway earned honorable mention all-Western State Conference honors as a freshman and...

  4. CSUB golf teams add new players

    Cal State Bakersfield's golf teams have added four new women's players and three new men's players. New women's coach Meghan Thomason has added Centennial High graduate Amy Cooper, Nebraska native Tori Peers, JC transfer and San Francisco...

  5. CSUB hires women's golf coach

    Meghan Thomason, who has been the girls golf coach at Fresno-San Joaquin Memorial High School the past three years, has been hired as Cal State Bakersfield's women's golf coach. Thomason will work with CSUB Director of Golf Greg Osbourne,...

  6. BC completes head coaching staff

    Bakersfield College has completed its head coaching staff for the 2014-15 academic year, interim athletic director Sandi Taylor said today. Former Cal State Bakersfield softball standout Christie Hill, a Delano High graduate who spent last...

  7. CSUB: Siegfried interim AD; Costelloe promoted

    Kenneth "Ziggy" Siegfried, who spearheaded Cal State Bakersfield's record-setting athletic scholarship fundraising drive that ended June 30, has been appointed interim athletic director. He will step in for Jeff Konya, who was named CSUB's...

  8. CSUB's Huxhold top WAC male athlete

    Cal State Bakersfield swimmer Mitchell Huxhold has won the Western Athletic Conference's Joe Kearney Award as the conference's outstanding male athlete. Huxhold, who just completed his junior year, was the WAC Swimmer of the Year after...

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    JEFF EVANS: Kernen has change of heart, stays on at CSUB

    I must admit my surprise at Thursday's announcement that Bill Kernen had done an about-face and decided to put his coaching retirement on hold. It was May 8 when the Cal State Bakersfield baseball coach -- who started the program from...

  10. CSUB's Wilmert set for West Regional

    By Jeff Evans Bakersfield Californian Cal State Bakersfield junior Bryan Wilmert will be the Roadrunners' lone representative at the NCAA Division I West Regional Track and Field Meet when he competes in the men's hammer throw on Friday....

  11. Did Santa Ana violate a state rule?

    This 'n that from Bakersfield College's season-opening 24-9 win at Santa Ana Saturday night Be careful what you say, Santa Ana. BC's first touchdown was a 62-yard pass from Derrik Martin to Brock Martin in the first quarter. On the play, a...

  12. CSUB wrestlers eliminated at NCAAs

    DES MOINES, Iowa -- Cal State Bakersfield's two qualifiers for the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships were eliminated Friday morning in the second round of consolations. Senior 125-pounder Tyler Iwamura lost 7-5 to Steve Bonnano of...

  13. Northridge no real upgrade over CSUB for Konya

    Now that a few days have passed since Cal State Bakersfield athletic director Jeff Konya pulled his name out of consideration for the Cal State Northridge AD job, let's take a look at some comparisons to the two programs. Konya has made a...

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