Michael Hill and Jeff Yamaguchi hit Long Beach State's first back-to-back home runs since 2011.
Four Dirtbags finish with two hits as Long Beach State takes its first Big West series.
Long Beach State finishes with season-highs in hits and runs to even the series.
Ino Patron was a home run short of the cycle, including an intentional walk.
The junior throws seven innings, striking out six in a 3-1 victory.
Long Beach State (2014): Played in 58 games with 56 starts at second base ... had a solid .980 fielding percentage ... hit .234 for the season with seven doubles and 15 RBI ... went hitless in his first four games but scored a run against Arizona State (2/21) ... recorded his first against Wright State (2/22) ... went 2-for-4 with a run scored in the early game of a doubleheader at Wichita State (2/28) and singled in a run in the nightcap ... went 2-for-4 at Arizona (3/4) and scored a pair of key runs in a Dirtbag win ... drove in a run and scored another while going 2-for-4 against Utah Valley (3/7) ... broke out of a slump with a hit in each game of the series at Cal State Fullerton on Mar. 21-23 and also drove in a run in the Sunday contest ... went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI and a run scored against UCLA (4/6) ... doubled, scored and drove in a run in a 2-for-2 day at UC Davis (4/12) ... singled twice and scored at San Diego (4/21) ... drove in a run in a Dirtbag upset of Cal Poly (4/26) ... went 3-for-3 against Pepperdine (4/30) with a couple of runs scored ... doubled and scored against San Diego State (5/6) ... had a career day at Hawaii (5/10), going 4-for-5 with two doubles and four RBI ... doubled again and scored in the finale at Hawaii (5/11) ... had a hit in each game of the UC Riverside series on May 16-18, capped with a 2-for-4 day that featured an RBI and a double ... had two hits and scored twice against UC Irvine (5/23) ... was 1-for-3 in the final day of the regular season against UC Irvine (5/24) ... kicked off a strong postseason showing with a two run double against North Carolina (5/30) ... had two hits in each of the next two games while scoring three times total.
(2013):Played in 35 games and made 28 starts at second base ... hit .263 with 17 runs scored and five RBIs ... also hit a double and a triple and swiped four bases on six attempts ... scored a run as a pinch runner against Seattle (3/2) ... came off the bench to go 1-for-2 against Seattle (3/3)... drove in a run against Wichita State (3/16) ... had a pinch hit single against Cal State Fullerton (3/22) ... went 2-for-4 and scored twice in the second game of the CSUF series (3/23) ... had one hit in each game of the series against Cal State Northridge (3/28-3/30) ... strung together an eight-game hit streak from Apr.20-May 4 ... drove in a run, walked twice and scored at UCLA (4/23) ... went 1-for-4 and scored a run in the finale against Cal Poly (4/28) ... had a season-best 3-for-4 day at Cal State Fullerton (5/3) and was a homer short of the cycle ... drove in a pair of runs against Hawaii (5/10) ... had another hit streak of six games from May 14-24 ... recorded one hit in each game ... scored twice against UC Riverside (5/18).
(2012):Did not play in 2012 as a medical redshirt.
South Mountain CC:Started 46 games for South Mountain CC in 2011 ... Hit .344 with 14 RBI and 27 runs scored ... Also stole 10 bases in 11 attempts.
High School:A four-year letterwinner at Cactus High School in Glendale, Ariz.
Personal: Born in Phoenix, Ariz. ... Parents are Lisa and Mike Vaughn ... Earned his Bachelor's in Human Development and is pursuing a Master's in Public Policy & Administration.
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