Long Beach State picked up a 5-2 win over No. 17 UCLA on Tuesday night thanks to a complete performance from Jacob Hughey on the mound and at the plate.
It was a night for the record books, highlighted by redshirt sophomore Jacob Hughey, who tied LBSU's single-game record with six hits in Thursday's 24-10 rout of Fresno State.
LBSU set a new season high for runs (14) and hits (21) in a laugher over Cal Poly on Friday night.
The Dirtbags worked around three hits and two walks allowed in the ninth inning to escape with a 4-2 win over the Aztecs.
The Dirtbags played their longest game of the season at 4 hours, 56 minutes, losing their first extra innings game of the season at SDSU.
Long Beach State (2017): Redshirted his sophomore season.
(2016): Made 13 appearances including four starts in his freshman season ... worked the ninth inning of LBSU's season-opening 7-1 win over Holy Cross (Feb. 19), and even collected the final putout, catching a popup to seal the team's first win of the year ... recorded a season-best four strikeouts in two innings against Columbia (Mar. 18) ... made his first career start at San Diego State (Apr. 5) but lasted just 2+ innings ... had his most productive start at home vs. SDSU (Apr. 26), going three scoreless innings allowing just one hit but five walks ... made one pinch-hit appearance and slapped a single to left field in a 14-3 win over Cal Poly (Apr. 29) ... struck out three in 1.1 innings against Cal State Fullerton on May 26 ... made the start in the Dirtbags' final game of the season, at Miami (FL) in the Coral Gables Regional.
Millikan High School: Four-year varsity player for coach Scott Glasser ... batted .343 over his four-year career for the Rams, collecting 96 hits in 92 games ... was a .386 hitter as a senior with a 1.062 OPS ... went a perfect 19-for-19 in stolen base attempts in high school ... as a pitcher, boasted a 1.86 career ERA and was 5-2 as a senior with 76 strikeouts in 52.1 innings ... recorded 15 strikeouts in a 2-1 win over rival Lakewood at Blair Field his senior year, going the full seven innings allowing an unearned run and just three baserunners ... three-time All-Moore League selection and the league's co-Offensive Player of the Year as a senior ... named a First Teamer on the Press-Telegram Dream Team as a senior.
Personal: Parents are Gary and Lisa ... father played baseball at Long Beach City College ... hobbies include hanging with friends, going to the movies and Disneyland ... also recruited by UCLA, Arkansas and Cal State Fullerton ... major is undecided.
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