Long Beach State stands in a tie for second-place after nine games.
Senior Brennan Metzger is Long Beach State's first first-team honoree since 2008.
Saturday's victory sets up a winner-take-all showdown for the Big West at 1 p.m. Sunday.
Long Beach State and the Titans sqaure off with the winnner of the series winning the Big West.
Senior Shawn Stuart moves to 6-0 in Big West conference action.
Long Beach State (2012): Earned Honorable Mention All-Big West honors in the outfield ... Played in 49 games, starting 41, all in left field ... Batted leadoff a team-high 27 times ... Second on the team in batting average, hitting .290 on the season ... Had 15 multi-hit games, second-most on the team ... Stole seven bases on the season and was third on the team with nine doubles ... Had first multi-hit game of the season at Oregon, going 2-for-3 with two runs scored (3/2) ... 2-for-4 with an RBI against Arizona State (3/10) ... 2-for-2 in the series opener at Wichita State (3/23) ... Had three hits the next day, with a double, an RBI and a stolen base (3/24) ... Had the first of three straight two hit games at UC Riverside (4/5) ... That was part of a seven-game hitting streak ... Hit a two-run triple to seal a win at San Diego State (4/10) ... Went 3-for-4 at Loyola Marymount (4/17) ... Had a huge series at Cal State Northridge ... Went 2-for-4 in the opener with two runs scored and an RBI (4/27) ... Set a career high with four hits, again scoring a pair of runs in game two (4/28) ... Finished the series with a 2-for-5 day with a double and two more runs scored (4/29) ... Went 3-for-3 with two runs scored in the series opener against Pacific (5/18) ... Had a hit in every game of that series.
(2011): Played in 34 games as a true freshman, starting 13 in the outfield and at designated hitter ... Hit .241 in 58 at-bats ... Finished the season with a pair of doubles ... Had his first hit against Arizona (2/26) ... Hit the game-winning single in a walkoff win against USC (3/1) ... Had his first multi-hit game in a win at Pepperdine, going 2-for-3 with an RBI double (3/15) ... Cracked a pinch-hit single against UC Davis (4/9) ... Drove in a run with a single at UCLA (4/12) ... Had his best game at Arizona State, going 3-for-5 with a run scored, three RBI and a double (5/8) ... A perfect 2-for-2 on the season in stolen bases.
High School: Three-year letterwinner at Clayton Valley High School in Concord, Calif. ... A two-time all-league selection ... Led the Eagles to a pair of league championships ... Hit .420 with 32 runs scored, 25 RBI and two home runs while helping Clayton Valley to a 24-3 record as a junior ... The Eagles took the section championship in 2009 ... Improved average to .450 while leading the team to a second-straight league championship ... Had 15 stolen bases, 30 RBI, six triples and six home runs as a senior ... Earned third-team All-State honors following the 2010 season.
Personal: Born in Walnut Creek, Calif. ... Parents are John and Maria Bekakis ... Also recruited by Sacramento State ... Majoring in human development.