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.
The three-game series begins Friday at 6 p.m.
Long Beach State faces the Trojans at 6 p.m. at Dedeaux Field
Maciel pitched seven scoreless innings on the way to the win.
Long Beach State (2013):Made 17 relief appearances with 18.1 innings pitched ... posted a 1.96 ERA with a 1-2 record ... stuck out 15 batters and surrendered just nine hits ... opposing batters hit just .148 against him ... allowed only one extra base hit, a double against Cal State Fullerton (3/24) ... struck out two batters in a two-inning appearance against Arizona (2/20) ... tossed a scoreless inning against Valparaiso to help preserve a shutout (2/24) ... did not allow an earned run for eight straight outings between Mar. 9 and Apr. 9 ... picked up the win in a perfect inning of relief against Wichita State (3/15) ... had a season-long appearance against CSUN (3/30), tossing 2.2 innings and surrendering one unearned run to record his only save of the year ... struck out a pair in a two-inning relief effort at Cal State Fullerton ... struck out a season-high three batters in his final appearance of the season at UC Irvine.
(2012):Made 18 appearances, all out of the bullpen in 2012 ... Posted a 2-2 record with a 2.79 ERA, fourth among LBSU relievers ... Struck out 16 and walked just six in 19.1 innings pitched ... Did not allow an earned run in final eight appearances ... Struck out three batters over three innings at Oregon (3/3) ... Struck out a career high four batters over two innings against Washington State (3/26) ... Pitched 2.2 scoreless innings against UC Santa Barbara (4/14) ... Pitched two hitless innings against Cal State Fullerton (5/25).
(2011):Reliever that made 15 appearances with a 1.72 ERA in his first season with the Dirtbags ... Allowed just three earned runs on the year, and just seven total in 15.2 innings ... Started off his career with a hitless outing against LMU, striking out two to set a season high (2/22) ... Matched that mark three other times ... Allowed four unearned against Oregon, but struck out two (3/4) ... Struck out two against Hawaii in a scoreless ninth inning for his first save of the season (3/7) ... Surrendered his first run at Pepperdine (3/15) ... Had his longest outing to that point against UC Davis, throwing 1.1 innings (4/9) ... Did not allow a run in his last five appearances of the season ... Allowed a hit at USC (4/26) before setting down the side in order against Cal Poly (4/29) in two one inning outings ... Held San Diego State (5/3) and Arizona State (5/7) scoreless for an inning in two road appearances ... Went 1.2 innings at UC Irvine (5/27), his longest appearance of the season.
High School:Two-year letterwinner at Millikan High School in Long Beach ... A two-time first-team All-Moore League selection ... Led Rams to the league championship in 2009 ... Started league play with a 41-inning scoreless streak ... Earned third-team All-State honors.
Personal:Born in Long Beach, Calif. ... Parents are Darryle and Melody Frye ... Honor Roll student at Millikan ... Also recruited by Arizona, Arizona State and Oregon ... Major is history.