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3 Eric Hutting
Eric  Hutting

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.

High School:
Tesoro

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 200

Position:
C

Bats/Throws:
R/R

04/15/2016

Hutting’s Walk-Off Completes Dirtbags Comeback in 12th

The senior catcher delivered just his second RBI of the season with a deep fly ball to center field in the 12th inning.

03/17/2016

No. 24 Dirtbags Grind Out 4-1 Victory Over Columbia In Series Opener

Brock Lundquist extended his hitting streak to 13 games with a go-ahead two-run single in the fifth inning.

03/17/2016

No. 24 Dirtbags Grind Out 4-1 Victory Over Columbia In Series Opener

Brock Lundquist extended his hitting streak to 13 games with a go-ahead two-run single in the fifth inning.

05/30/2014

Rohrbach's Gem Complements Six-Run Fourth As Long Beach State Opens NCAA Regionals With Win Over North Carolina.

The Dirtbags scored six runs in the fourth inning, plenty of cushion in support of Rohrbach.

04/14/2013

Dirtbags Complete Sweep of UC Davis With 7-2 Win

Junior Michael Hill finishes series with six hits.

Long Beach State (2015): Appeared in 44 games, starting 39 games behind the plate … ranked second on the team with four home runs, including two grand slams, and 24 RBI … hit .194 on the season … caught 11-of-31 baserunners attempting to steal … made only five errors in 371 chances … behind the plate for the Dirtbags first-ever no-hitter on Mar. 1 against Wichita State … picked up his first hit with a single against Michigan on Feb. 14 … singled again in the series finale the next day … squeezed in a run for his first RBI against Utah Valley on Feb. 20 and went 1-for-2 in the game, sparking a four-game hit streak … went 2-for-3 at UCLA on Feb. 24 … hit his first career home run with a grand slam at Arizona State on Mar. 6 … knocked in a run in the ASU finale on Mar. 8 … went 2-for-4 against CSUN, scoring twice and smacking a run-scoring double … had a hit in each game of the UC Riverside series from Apr. 17-19 … singled in a run on Apr. 18 … doubled in a pair of run to cap a four-run first in the finale … singled in a run at Cal Poly on Apr. 26 as part of the Dirtbags big comeback win … singled in a run and hit a sacrifice fly against Hawai’i on May 3 … had three hits in a series at Indiana with all three being home runs … hit his second grand slam of the season in the opener on May 8 … hit solo homers in back-to-back at bats in the Indiana finale on May 10 … doubled in two runs against UC Davis on May 17 and later hit a sacrifice fly, which proved to be the difference in the game … went 1-for-3 to finish the season at Cal State Fullerton.

(2014): Played in 46 games, starting in 42 behind the plate ... started 21 of the last 22 games of the season as the Dirtbags made a postseason push and made their way to the NCAA Regional championship game ... hit .241 with five doubles and a triple ... threw out 19-of-39 baserunners trying to steal ... collected his first hit on Opening Night against Vanderbilt (2/14) but was 2-for-19 to start the season ... broke out of the slump with a 3-for-4 day against Utah Valley, which sparked three-game hitting streak ... had back-to-back games with two hits against UCLA on Apr. 5-6 ... picked up first RBI of the season against UCSB and then drove in the winning run with a walkoff double for a two-RBI night (4/17) ... had a single in all three games of the Cal Poly series Apr. 25-27 ... drove in a run against San Diego St. (5/6) ... was 1-for-3 with an RBI in a win at Hawaii (5/10) ... had hits in eight of the Dirtbags last 10 games, starting with a 2-for-4 day with a run and an RBI at UC Riverside (5/18) ... had a big hit in the opening game of the Gainesville Regional against North Carolina that drove in two runs ... went 1-for-1 with an RBI and run scored in a replacement role against North Carolina in the elimination game ... singled in the final game of the season against the College of Charleston.

(2013):Played in 40 games as a true freshman, starting in 35 games behind the plate ... ended the season with a personal best seven-game hit streak, improving his batting average to .270 for the year ... threw out 14 baserunners trying to steal and had a .992 fielding percentage on the year ... drove in 15 runs and scored eight times ... began his career with a base hit in his first at bat against Vanderbilt (2/15) ... smashed a two-RBI double and drove in a third run later in the finale at Vanderbilt (2/17) ... had his first multi-hit game and two more RBIs with a 2-for-3 day against Arizona (2/19) ... had a hit against Valparaiso in both games he played on Feb. 22 and Feb. 24 ... hit a run-scoring double at Loyola Marymount (3/12) ... hit another double in the opener against Wichita State (3/15) ... had back-to-back multi-hit games at Pacific on Apr. 6-7 ... went 2-for-4 with two runs scored, an RBI and a double on Apr. 6 and followed it up with a 3-for-5 day with another RBI and another double on Apr. 7 ... drove in a pair of runs against UC Davis (4/12) ... went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI in the finale against UC Davis (4/14) ... extended his hitting streak to seven games with a hit in the opener at UC Santa Barbara (4/19) and in the finale (4/21) ... opened up a seven-game hit streak with a pinch hit single against Hawaii ... went 2-for-3 with a pair of RBIs at UC Irvine (5/23) and went 2-for-4 the next day with a run scored.

Tesoro High School:A four-year letterwinner at Tesoro High School ... Earned first-team All-South Coast League honors as a senior ... Hit .286 with a .464 on-base percentage ... Hit .308 with 12 doubles as a junior.

Personal: Born in Valencia, Calif. ... Parents are Greg and Melissa Hutting ... Comes from a baseball family; cousin Tim played for the Dirtbags and brother Anthony plays for Cal State Fullerton ... Cousins Aaron Rowand and James Shields are both major leaguers ... Also recruited by Oregon, UC Irvine an UC Santa Barbara ... Major is undeclared.

2015 Highs:
At-Bats - 5, several times
Runs - 2, 3 times
Hits - 2, 3 times
HR - 2, at Indiana (5/10)
RBI - 4, twice
Stolen Bases - 1, vs. Utah Valley (2/20)

Career Highs:
At-Bats - 5, several times
Runs - 2, 5 times
Hits - 4, vs. Cal Poly (4/26/14)
HR - 2, at Indiana (5/10/15)
RBI - 4, twice
Stolen Bases - 1, vs. Utah Valley (2/20/15)

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