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6   Michael Hill
Michael Hill

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Orange, Calif.

High School:
La Quinta

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195

Position:
INF

Bats/Throws:
L/R


06/07/2014

Three More Dirtbags Drafted On Day Three Of MLB Draft

Prigatano, Hill and Sabo were all taken in day three, running the Dirtbag total of drafted players to four.

06/02/2014

Dirtbags Win Epic With North Carolina, Lose In Regional Final To End Season

Ino Patron finished with six hits in four games to lead the Dirtbags.

04/23/2013

Dirtbags Travel To No. 7 UCLA For Tuesday Game

Long Beach State plays four games against ranked teams this week.

04/21/2013

Dirtbags Win Finale Against UCSB 8-4

David Hill earns third win of the season.

04/20/2013

Back-To-Back Homers Not Enough As Dirtbags Fall By A Single Run Again

Michael Hill and Jeff Yamaguchi hit Long Beach State's first back-to-back home runs since 2011.

Long Beach State(2014): Drafted in the 22nd round with the 663rd overall pick by the Kansas City Royals ... started in all 60 games - one of only three Dirtbags to do so ... played all three outfield positions as well as third base during the season ... hit .271 for the year with 27 RBI ... ranked second in the nation with eight triples ... ranks third in LBSU history with 15 career triples ... also hit 11 doubles and one homer and stole 16 bases in 20 attempts ... went 2-for-4 with a pair of stolen bases against Vanderbilt (2/15) ... had a three-hit game and scored a run at UC Irvine (2/23) ... put together a season-high six-game hitting streak from Feb. 28-Mar. 8 ... drove in a pair of runs and scored twice in the second game of a doubleheader at Wichita St. (2/28) ... became the first Dirtbag since 2009 to triple twice in one game at Arizona on Mar. 5 ... scored in every game of the Utah Valley series from Mar. 7-9, scoring twice on Friday and Saturday ... went 3-for-4 in the Dirtbags series clinching win over Indiana (3/16) ... went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles at LMU (3/18) ... drove in two runs with two hits at CSUN (3/28) ... was 3-for-4 and scored twice in the series finale at CSUN (3/30) ... had two hits in an extra inning game against UCLA (4/4) ... was 2-for-3 with a triple against LMU (4/8) ... doubled and scored twice against UCSB (4/17) ... had a hit in all three games of the UCSB series Apr. 17-19 ... went 2-for-3 and drove in a run in a series clinching win over Cal Poly (4/27) ... had a second six game hit streak from May 6-16 ... drove in a pair of runs in a 2-for-5 effort at UC Riverside (5/18) ... triples, scored twice and drove in a run against UC Irvine (5/23) ... had his biggest game of the year in the elimination game against North Carolina ... went 4-for-5 with a homer, three RBI and two runs scored.

(2013):Played in 37 games as a junior and started in 36 - all at shortstop - before missing the last month of the season with an injury ... ranked second on the team with a .336 batting average and led the squad with three home runs on the year for a team-leading .522 slugging percentage ... had a season-long seven-game hit streak to open the season and tallied 13 multi-hit games on the year ... tied for the team lead with five triples ... knocked in 17 RBIs and scored 21 runs ... began the year with an RBI triple at Vanderbilt (2/15) ... had two in the second game of Vanderbilt series (2/16) and scored twice in the finale (2/17) ... continued his hit streak with his third triple of the year against Arizona (2/19) ... went 2-for-4 in the series-opener against Valparaiso (2/22) ... went 1-for-3 against Seattle (3/1) and scored a pair of runs ... had a three-hit performance against UCLA (3/5), getting a hit in all three at-bats and scoring a run ... smashed a double against Arizona State in first game of a doubleheader (3/9) ... hit a two-run homer against Arizona State the next day (3/10), his first of the year ... went 2-for-5 in the opener against Wichita State with a pair of RBIs and a triple ... ended up going 5-for-12 with four RBIs in the series against Wichita State (3/15-17) ... continued his hot streak on a 2-for-3 day with a run at San Diego State ... went 1-for-4 against Cal State Fullerton (3/23) ... followed it up with a 2-for-4 performance with a double the next day (3/24) ... had a season-best day at the plate against CSUN (3/29), going 4-for-4 with a three-run homer, four RBIs and four runs scored ... went 2-for-4 in the next game at CSUN (3/30) and scored twice ... had three consecutive two-hit games in the series against UC Davis (4/12-14) and scored twice in the series with one RBI ... hit a two-run blast at UC Santa Barbara (4/20) ... was a homer short of the cycle in the finale at UCSB (4/21) with an RBI and a run scored ... had it three consecutive games with an extra base hit with a run scoring double against UCLA (4/23).

(2012):Played in 27 games, starting 13 as a backup infielder ... Had a hit and scored a run as a pinch hitter against VCU (2/18) ... Went 1-for-3 in the finale against VCU, starting at third base (2/19) ... Had a hit and an RBI at Cal State Fullerton (3/16) ... Went 1-for-3 at LMU in a late-season start (5/6) ... Started as the DH, going 1-for-3 against Cal State Fullerton (5/25).

(2011):Played in 35 games, starting 25, primarily at third base ... Missed the first few weeks of the season with injury ... Hit a two-run double in a pinch-hit appearance against Oregon in his collegiate debut (3/5) ... Drove in two more runs with a double in a start against San Francisco (3/12) ... Went 2-for-5 in the AT&T Classic finale against California (3/13) ... Had five hits in the series against Stanford ... Tied his season high with two hits in game one (3/25) and game three (3/27) against the Cardinal ... Hit an RBI triple in a win against UC Riverside (4/16) ... Went 2-for-4 at UC Santa Barbara as the starting DH (4/21) ... In another start at DH, went 2-for-3 against Cal Poly (4/29) ... Drove in a run at San Diego State (5/3).

High School:A four-year letterwinner in baseball at La Quinta High School ... A two-time league MVP, earning the honor as a junior and senior ... Helped the Aztecs win the Garden Grove three times in four years ... Led La Quinta as a senior with a .368 batting average and seven home runs.

Personal:Born in Whittier, Calif. ... Parents are Robert and Grace Hill ... Has a true Long Beach State legacy as both his father and brother John played for the Dirtbags, and is teammates with brother David ... Both parents attended Long Beach State as well ... Majoring in communications.

2014 Highs:
At-Bats - 5, three times
Runs - 2, several times
Hits - 4, vs. North Carolina (6/1)
HR - 1, vs. North Carolina (6/1)
RBI - 3, vs. North Narolina (6/1)
Stolen Bases - 2, vs. Vanderbilt (2/15)

Career Highs
At-Bats - 5, several times
Runs - 4, vs. CSUN (3/29/13)
Hits - 4, twice
RBI - 4, vs. CSUN (3/29/13)
Stolen Bases - 2, vs. Vanderbilt (2/15/14)

Career Statistics
YEAR GP-GS AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SLG BB SO OBP SB-SBA
2011 35-25 .200 95 8 19 3 1 0 7 .253 4 30 .252 4-4
2012 27-13 .140 50 5 7 0 1 0 1 .180 5 18 .232 0-1
2013 37-36 .336 134 21 45 6 5 3 17 .522 2 15 .357 6-9
2014 60-60 .271 221 29 60 11 8 1 27 .407 16 46 .339 16-20
Totals 159-134 .262 500 63 131 20 15 4 52 .386 27 109 .316 26-34
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