Long Beach State sophomore Garrett Hampson was officially named to the final Team USA Collegiate National Team 26-man roster on Tuesday. Hampson joined the elite team as a training camp invitee on June 18 and earned a spot on the team over its first 10 games.
A 1.94 ERA while in Long Beach State’s starting rotation earns some recognition. That recognition continued pouring in for the Dirtbags’ freshman pitcher Chris Mathewson as he was named to another Freshman All-America team.
Since the beginning of the 2015 Major League Baseball season, four more Dirtbags have made their way on to a 25-man MLB roster. Several more are enjoying strong seasons in the minor leagues.
More postseason accolades rolled in for Long Beach State starting pitcher Chris Mathewson as he was selected to Baseball America's Freshman All-America first team.