Long Beach State is being represented across the country by both players and coaches this summer.
Long Beach State reaches its first Super Regional since 2004 with a 2-1 win over Texas on Monday night.
LBSU won its second game of the day on Sunday night, topping Texas in a do-or-die game at Blair Field.
LBSU won its opening game of the NCAA Regional, shutting out San Diego State, 6-0.
LBSU led the Big West with 11 players and head coach Troy Buckley earning All-Conference recognition or awards.
Long Beach State (2016): Started 55 games as the primary second baseman … assumed the leadoff spot in the batting order for the first time on Apr. 23 at UC Riverside and led off 21 times, second most on the team … batted .272 with 34 runs, 17 RBIs and was second on the team in stolen bases (13 on 23 attempts), walks (30), and sacrifice bunts (12) … started his career on a five-game hitting streak, then finished his freshman season on an active 15-game hitting streak … had 15 multi-hit games including three three-hit games … scored three runs four times … on May 21 at UC Davis, went 2-for-3 with a pair of walks, scored three times, drove in two more runs and finished with a pair of doubles … got his power stroke going at the end of the season, recording nine of his 12 extra-base hits in the final month of the season … during the Coral Gables Regional, five of his six hits went for extra bases, including two doubles, two triples and his first career home run on June 4 against Miami (FL) … named to the All-Tournament team at the Coral Gables Regional.
Cypress High School: Team won CIF-SS Division 2 championship his sophomore year ... on three straight Empire League championship teams with the Centurions ... All-Empire League selection and member of the North All-Star Team ... a .410 hitter in league play and team leader in triples.
Personal: Parents are Octavio and Dena Duran ... goes by "JD" ... also recruited by Cal Poly, Kansas State, Washington State and Hawaii ... enjoys playing disc golf ... majoring in psychology.
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11/15/2017 - Baseball
LBSU Baseball Hosts Annual Dirt vs. Bags Series This Weekend
11/9/2017 - Baseball
Dirtbags Host Grand Canyon Saturday in Fall Ball Action
10/24/2017 - Baseball
Dirtbags Hosting Fall Ball Game vs. Nevada on Saturday
10/19/2017 - Baseball
Greg Bergeron Promoted to Associate Head Coach
10/10/2017 - Baseball