LBSU kept its season alive with a 7-4 win over San Diego State in an elimination game on Sunday afternoon.
LBSU led the Big West with 11 players and head coach Troy Buckley earning All-Conference recognition or awards.
LBSU hit four home runs as a team, setting new season-highs in hits and runs in a 14-9 win at UC Davis.
Darren McCaughan threw his second career shutout and his second consecutive complete game in a 4-0 win over UC Irvine on Friday.
LBSU fell to 1-3 in extra-inning games this season, with all three losses coming on the road against Pac-12 teams.
Long Beach State (2016): Second Team All-Big West selection at first base … missed the first 18 games of the season recovering from shoulder surgery, then played the final 42 games at first base, making 41 starts … reached base safely in 37 of 42 games … led the team with a .321 average, .491 slugging and six home runs, and finished third on the team with 34 RBIs … made just two errors at first base, finishing with a .995 fielding percentage … in his season debut vs. Columbia (Mar. 19), drew two walks and hit a go-ahead two-run single in the third inning of the 7-2 win … started the next day and hit his first home run, a two-run shot, on his way to a three-RBI day … hit a game-tying three-run home run at San Diego State (Apr. 5) … scored the game-winning run on a walk-off sac fly in the 12th inning vs. UC Irvine (Apr. 15) … hit his fourth home run in dramatic fashion at UC Riverside (Apr. 23) to put LBSU up 10-9 in the eighth inning of a 14-13 loss … recorded a career-best four hits (all singles) on Apr. 29 vs. Cal Poly, going 4-for-6 with two runs and two RBIs … recorded at least one RBI in 10 of 11 games from May 6-26, including a stretch of six straight games … set a career high with four RBIs in a win over FAU in the NCAA Regionals on June 5, capped off by a mammoth three-run home run over the left field scoreboard at Miami … named to the Coral Gables Regional All-Tournament Team.
(2015): Appeared in 33 games, starting in 30, at first base and catcher ... hit .286 on the year before missing the last month due to injury ... also missed seven games at the end of March because of injury ... hit five doubles with a home run while driving in eight runs ... singled and scored on Feb. 14 against Michigan for his first hit of the season ... drove in a run and went 1-for-4 in the finale against Michigan on Feb. 15 ... started a four-game hit streak with a double against Utah Valley on Feb. 20 ... singled in each of the next two games while also driving in a run ... went 3-for-4 with an RBI double and a run scored against Wichita State on Mar. 1 ... reached base in all four trips to the plate with two singles and two walks at Arizona State on Mar. 7 ... doubled and scored against San Diego State on Mar. 10 ... came off the bench and singled in his only AB to come back from injury on Apr. 2 against CSUN ... hit his first career homer with a two-run shot at SDSU on Apr. 6, starting a four-game hit streak ... singled at UC Irvine on Apr. 10 to start a series in which he went 5-for-11 ... hit two singles on Apr. 11 before singling and doubling in the finale on Apr. 12 ... went 2-for-4 and scored twice against UC Riverside on Apr. 19 ... went 2-for-4 at Cal Poly on Apr. 24 ... went 2-for-5 and drove in a run against UCLA on Apr. 28 ... was 2-for-2, scored twice and had two stolen bases before leaving the game with an injury on May 1 against Hawai'i.
(2014): Appeared in 20 games, starting in 11 as either a catcher or DH ... collected his first hit with a single against USC (2/25) ... singled in his next two games at Arizona (3/4) and against Utah Valley (3/9) ... picked up his first RBI with a 1-for-4 day at Cal State Fullerton while also scoring in that game (3/23) ... singled in another run at CSUN (3/30) ... extended his hitting streak to three games with a 1-for-4 performance against UCLA (4/4) ... broke out of a slump with a 2-for-4 day at UC Riverside (5/18), stroking his first double while driving in a run and scoring twice ... drove in the eventual winning run by drawing a bases loaded walk in the eighth against UC Irvine (5/22) ... started the elimination game against North Carolina, going 1-for-4.
Amador Valley High School: Two-year letterwinner at Amador Valley HS ... Second Team All-League selection as a junior ... First Team All-League and Second Team All-East Bay as a senior ... hit four homers as a senior and helped the Dons to a North Coast Section championship.
Personal: Born in Pleasanton, Calif. ... his parents are Jay and Diana ... also recruited by Washington, Arizona, Cal Poly and UC Davis ... loves the outdoors and hobbies are fishing, hiking and movies ... majoring in Consumer Affairs.
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