Long Beach State wins the series; earns three wins in four games against ranked teams this week.
Long Beach State plays four games against ranked teams this week.
David Hill earns third win of the season.
Michael Hill and Jeff Yamaguchi hit Long Beach State's first back-to-back home runs since 2011.
Jeff McNeil was 3-for-4 with two doubles in the loss.
Long Beach State (2012): One of four players to play in every game for the Dirtbags ... Made 51 starts, all at second base ... Batted leadoff 21 times and second 13 times ... Hit .258 on the year and made just seven errors ... Made multiple hits 14 times on the year ... Tied for the team lead with three triples ... Had 15 sacrifice hits, most on the team and 29th nationally ... Stole six bases ... 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored against VCU (2/18) ... Had another pair of hits with two runs scored against Cal, along with a stolen base (2/24) ... Two hits in six at-bats at Oregon (3/3) ... Scored twice in a 2-for-4 game at Cal State Fullerton (3/18) ... Scored in five straight games, beginning at Wichita State on a 2-for-5 day (3/23) ... Set a season high with three hits at UC Riverside (4/6) ... Went 3-for-5 with a triple and three runs scored at San Diego State (4/10) ... Had a career-high seven at-bats against UC Santa Barbara (4/14) ... Had a pair of RBI on a 1-for-2 day at Cal State Northridge (4/28) ... Matched the two RBI the next day with two hits (4/29) ... Went 2-for-4 in the middle game at UC Davis (5/12) ... Made two hits in back-to-back games against Pepperdine and Pacific in Blair Field (5/15/, 5/18) ... An Academic All-Big West honoree.
(2011): One of five players to play in more than 50 games in 2011, starting 47 in the outfield and at second base ... Started 26 games in left field and 16 games at second ... Led the team in hitting during Big West Conference play with a .326 average ... Was fourth on the team overall in hitting at .271 ... Batted 35 times in the second spot, and was second in the Big West with 15 sacrifice bunts ... Also tied for the team lead with four sacrifice flies ... Had an RBI, a run scored, and a hit in the team's first win of the season over CS Fullerton (2/20) ... Had four sacrifices after the first two games ... Scored the game-tying run in the bottom of the ninth as a pinch-runner against Oregon (3/5) ... Went 1-for-3 with a run scored in a 2-1 win over Rice (3/11) ... Hit a two-run triple against San Francisco (3/12) ... Had two hits in each of the first two games at Stanford (3/25, 3/26) ... Scored a run and was plunked twice after entering as a pinch hitter at Pacific (4/1) ... Went 2-for-3 in game two at Pacific (4/2) ... Had two more hits in the finale (4/3) ... Capped a five-game hitting streak with a perfect 4-for-4 day against UC Davis (4/9) ... The four hits were a career high ... 1-for-5 with a run scored at UCLA (4/12) ...Tied a season-high with two RBI against UC Riverside (4/17) ... Went 3-for-4 with a run scored in game two at UC Santa Barbara (4/22) ... Finished the series with a 1-for-3 performance to reach a second five-game hitting streak (4/23) ... Had a hit in all three games at Arizona State ... Went 2-for-4 in game two with a doubles (5/7) ... Had two more hits against UCLA, finishing 2-for-3 with a run scored (5/10) ... Scored twice for a career high while going 2-for-5 at CS Fullerton (5/14) ... Hit a double and triple as part of a 3-for-4 day against CS Northridge (5/22) ... Again had three hits in a win at UC Irvine (5/28) ... Finished the season with a double and run scored at UC Irvine (5/29).
High School: Lettered in three sports, participating in golf, basketball and baseball for Nipomo High School ... A three-year letterwinner in golf and basketball ... Team MVP in golf for all three seasons, and a three-time first-team all-league selection ... A two-time all-league pick in basketball ... Led the team to the CIF playoffs in 2010 ... averaged 17.1 points per game as a senior ... Took up baseball in 2010, and named the team MVP ... Also selected first-team all-county and first-team all-league ... Led the Titans 30 RBI, 13 doubles and seven home runs ... Finished the year with a .446 batting average.
Personal: Born in Santa Barbara, Calif. ... Parents are Steve and Rebecca McNeil ... Participated in the US Junior Amateur Golf Tournament ... Also recruited by Fresno State and Cal State Northridge ... Majoring in recreation.