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27 Matt Anderson
Matt  Anderson


Claremont, Calif.

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6-1 / 220



Must-win for Dirtbags on Saturday as Floro stifles Long Beach State

Matt Duffy and Juan Avila each had two hits for Long Beach State.


Dirtbags hold on to win series opener 5-4 against Pacific

Sophomore Kyle Friedrichs picks up a four-out save, his ninth of the year.


Dirtbags rally for 5-4 tenth inning walkoff victory over Loyola Marymount

Jeff Yamaguchi drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the tenth to finish the game.


Avila, Guerra pace offense as Dirtbags defeat Cal State Northridge 8-2

Junior Juan Avila hits Long Beach State's second home run on Friday.


Dirtbags grab 1-0 win at USC for second shutout of the season

Six LBSU pitchers combine to hold USC to four hits.

Chaffey College: Pitched for two years at Chaffey College, leading the team to a league championship and a runner-up finish in Southern California ... Earned first-team all-league honors in 2011 after going 7-2 with a 4.11 ERA and 43 strikeouts over 50.1 innings pitched ... Named the league MVP as a freshman in 2010, earning a Gold-Glove and an All-Southern California accolade ... Played two-ways at Chaffey, hitting .336 with five doubles, and swiped 15 bases as a sophomore ... Drafted in the 41st round of the MLB Draft by the Florida Marlins.

High School: A four-year letterwinner in baseball at Claremont High School ... Earned all-league honors as a junior and a senior, and won back-to-back Offensive Player of the Year awards in the Baseline League ... Hit .556 as a senior.

Personal: Born in Colorado Springs, Colo. ... Parents are Mark and Melanie Anderson ... Cousin Ryan Bird played for the Dirtbags in 2003 ... Also recruited by LMU, UNLV, Arizona, and USC ... Majoring in Human Development.

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