Chris Mathewson earned Big West Freshman Pitcher of the Year honors to highlight five Long Beach State Dirtbags selected to the All-Big West teams. Mathewson is the first pitcher in Long Beach State history to earn Freshman Pitcher of the Year honors.
Long Beach State pounded out 10 hits in its season finale but ultimately fell 5-3 at Cal State Fullerton. Luke Rasmussen blasted his sixth home run of the season in the season-ending loss.
Chris Mathewson struck out eight over five and two-thirds but Long Beach State fell 4-0 at Cal State Fullerton on Friday. Mathewson struck out six of the first seven batters to start the game.
Kyle Friedrichs struck out 11 but the Long Beach State Dirtbags fell 4-2 in the series opener at Cal State Fullerton on Thursday. Brock Lundquist hit two doubles and scored a run.