The two sophomores headline 10 Dirtbags playing summer baseball.
Long Beach State has had at least one player selected in the MLB Draft since 1989.
Matt Duffy and Juan Avila each had two hits for Long Beach State.
Senior Shawn Stuart moves to 6-0 in Big West conference action.
Stuart improves to 6-0 while Prigatano hits his first home run of the year.
Long Beach State (2011): A second-team All-Big West selection as a second baseman ... Infield starter that played in 55 games, starting 54 ... Let the Dirtbags in RBI with 31 on the year ... Was second on the team with 214 at-bats ... Made seven steals on the year ... walked 10 times and was hit once ... Hit .266 and was in the heart of the lineup through the season .. Batted third 31 times and fifth 16 times ... Had 12 multi-hit games ... Started 40 games at second base, 10 at third base and four at shortstop ... Started the season with a seven game hitting streak ... Had three hits and three RBI in a win over Cal State Fullerton (2/20) ... 2-for-4 in the finale against Arizona (2/27) ... Had five straight games with an RBI starting with the second game against Oregon (3/5) ... Went 3-for-5 in the first half of a double-header against Oregon State ... Had four total hits on the day (3/19) ... Set three career highs with five hits, three runs and seven RBI in a blowout win at Pacific (4/1) ... Drove in the winning run in the 12th inning in a 1-0 win over UC Riverside (4/15) ... Went 4-for-5 with three runs scored the following game in another with (4/16) ... Started a 10-game hitting streak with a double in the series finale at UC Santa Barbara (4/23) ... That was the team's second-longest hitting streak ... Came on a defensive replacement in the final game at Cal Poly, and missed his only game in 2011 that Tuesday with nagging injuries ... Came back with hits in all three games at Arizona State ... Went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI in game two (5/7) ... Went 3-for-4 in a 4-3 win over Pepperdine ... Closed out the season with hits in two wins over UC Irvine (5/28, 5/29).
(2010): Utility infielder that entered the starting lineup over the final half of the season ... Played in 30 games, while starting 20 ... Started at shortstop and third base, but made the most starts at second base ... Hit .244 with four doubles and seven RBI in 86 at-bats ... Picked up his first collegiate hit as a pinch-hitter against Washington (3/7) ... Set a career high with two RBI after a two-run single at UNLV (3/19) ... Had his first two-hit game against Hawaii, going 2-for-3 with an RBI (3/24) ... Went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI vs. Pacific (4/3) ... Entered starting lineup for good against Cal State Fullerton, going 2-for-4 with a double (5/14) ... Scored a career-high pair of runs on a 2-for-5 day in the finale at Cal State Northridge (5/23) ... played for the Corvallis Knights in summer ball, hitting .249 in 46 games.
High School: Two-year letterwinner with the Lancers ... Led team to a 23-12 record and a league championship in 2008 ... A two-time all-state selection ... A two-time all-league pick as well ... Hit .409 with 28 RBI as a junior ... Hit .380 with 34 RBI and three home runs as a senior.
Personal: Born in Long Beach, Calif. ... Parents are Tom and Cathy Duffy ... Member of the Principal's Honor Roll at Lakewood ... Majoring in business.
2011 Season Highs:
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