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2   Johnny Bekakis
Johnny Bekakis

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Concord, Calif.

High School:
Clayton Valley

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 180

Position:
OF

Bats/Throws:
R/R


06/02/2014

Dirtbags Win Epic With North Carolina, Lose In Regional Final To End Season

Ino Patron finished with six hits in four games to lead the Dirtbags.

04/17/2013

Dirtbags Continue Big West Play At UC Santa Barbara

Long Beach State stands in a tie for second-place after nine games.

05/29/2012

Brennan Metzger highlights eight Dirtbags named All-Big West

Senior Brennan Metzger is Long Beach State's first first-team honoree since 2008.

05/26/2012

Strufing, Metzger lift Long Beach State to 5-1 victory over No. 12 Cal State Fullerton

Saturday's victory sets up a winner-take-all showdown for the Big West at 1 p.m. Sunday.

05/22/2012

Dirtbags host No. 12 Cal State Fullerton with Big West title, postseason on the line

Long Beach State and the Titans sqaure off with the winnner of the series winning the Big West.

Long Beach State(2014): Hit .301 on the year, playing in 56 games and starting in 54 of those ... second on the team with a pair of home runs on the year ... also had five doubles, 22 RBI, and 26 runs scored ... was 8-of-13 in stolen base attempts and had a .981 fielding percentage ... had 19 multi-hit games with the first came on Feb. 18 at Pepperdine ... his first hit of the season led off the Pepperdine game with a solo home run and he singled later in the game ... was 2-for-4 with two RBI in the Dirtbags rout of Arizona St. (2/21) ... after two hitless games, went on a season-long eight-game hitting streak from Feb. 25 - Mar. 15 ... had three consecutive multi-hit games during the streak with three hits at Arizona (3/5) and against Utah Valley (3/7) an two more hits against UVU (3/8) ... had two hits in each of the first two games of the Indiana series (Mar. 14-15) before his hit streak was snapped on Sunday ... broke out of a small 1-for-13 slump with a hit in each game of the CSUN series (Mar. 28-30) ... went 3-for-3 with two RBI and another solo home run on Sunday against CSUN ... had another three-hit game at UCLA (4/5) ... doubled and scored a run in a Dirtbag win ... had two hits and scored a run in a home win over UCLA (4/6) ... had a double and an RBI against UCSB (4/19) ... went 2-for-4 with a run scored in a Dirtbag upset of then-No. 1 Cal Poly (4/25) ... had another two hits and two runs scored against Pepperdine (4/30) ... caught fire in May after a 1-for-17 slump ... had two hits in seven games of a nine game stretch to boost his batting average back over .300 ... had two hits in four consecutive games against San Diego (5/13) and in all three games of the UC Riverside series (May 16-18) ... had two hits against UC Irvine on Saturday and Sunday to help the Dirtbags finish the regular season with a sweep ... had three hits in the Gainesville Regional with one single in three of the four games ... also had an RBI in against North Carolina (5/30), Col. Of Charleston (5/31) and again in the second game against the Col. Of Charleston.

(2013): Redshirted during the 2013 season.

(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.

2013 Highs:
At-Bats - 6, at UC Riverside (5/17)
Runs - 2, several times
Hits - 3, three times
HR - 1, twice
RBI - 2, several times
Stolen Bases - 1, several times

Career Highs:
At-Bats - 6, twice
Runs - 2, several times
Hits - 4, at Cal State Northridge (4/28/12)
HR - 1, twice
RBI - 3, at Arizona State (5/8/11)
Stolen Bases - 1, several times

Career Statistics
Year GP-GS AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SLG BB SO OBP SB-SBA
2011 34-13 .241 58 1 14 2 0 0 7 .276 4 12 .302 2-2
2012 49-41 .290 169 25 49 9 1 0 16 .355 11 38 .353 7-10
2014 56-54 .301 193 26 58 5 0 2 22 .358 12 33 .362 8-13
Totals 139-108 .288 420 52 121 16 1 2 45 .345 27 83 .350 17-25
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