The Dirtbags leave 13 on base despite chances to break through against the Wildcats.
The "Dirt" end victorious with a three-game sweep.
Senior Shawn Stuart moves to 6-0 in Big West conference action.
Sophomore Ryan Strufing tied a career high with seven strikeouts on Saturday.
Six LBSU pitchers combine to hold USC to four hits.
Long Beach State (2012): Primarily played as a pinch hitter and designated hitter, seeing time in 21 games with seven starts, all at DH ... Hit .278 on the season ... Went 2-for-5 with an RBI at Oregon (3/3) ... Drove in a career high two RBI with a pair of hits, including a double, the next day at Oregon (3/4) ... Continued to a four-game hitting streak with singles in the next two games ... Made five sacrifices ... 1-for-1 with a run scored as a pinch hitter against Pacific (5/19) ... Went 1-for-4 the next day as the DH against the Tigers (5/20).
(2011): Backup utility player that played in the outfield, at first base and DH over 18 games ... Made seven starts ... Had a hit in his debut against Cal State Fullerton (2/20) ... Drove in a run in a 1-for-2 game during a start against USC (3/1) ... Had two sacrifice bunts against Oregon, including one that sparked a five-run bottom of the ninth rally on the way to an extra inning win (3/5) ... Went 1-for-3 against Rice while starting at first base (3/11) ... Scored his only run of the season the next day against San Francisco (3/12) ... Went 1-for-2 in a start at San Diego State (5/3) ... Went 1-for-2 as the DH against CS Northridge, knocking in a run (5/21).
High School: Three-year letterwinner in baseball ... Helped El Dorado make a nine-win improvement over two seasons ... Led the team in his senior season to a section semi-final appearance ... A two-time all league selection ... Earned third-team all-state honors as a senior ... Also named first-team all-county and first-team all-section ... Hit. 448 with 32 runs, four home runs, 21 RBI and 12 doubles ... Was one shy of the school's single-season doubles record, held by Phil Nevin ... Finished high school with a .368 average, 79 hits and 19 doubles.
Personal: Born in Fullerton, Calif. ... Parents are Dan and Lisa Fulkerson ... Two-time Scholar-Athlete award winner at El Dorado ... Also recruited by San Diego ... Majoring in business.
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