Long Beach State (2010): Played in 43 games, while starting 37 ... A shortstop that also played second base and third base during the season ... Entered the starting lineup in the third week of the season, and held down a spot somewhere the rest of the year ... Hit .315 and was second on the team with five home runs ... Had seven multiple-RBI games, fourth-most on LBSU ... Led the Dirtbags with 111 assists in 2010 ... Made his first start of the season against USC, going 1-for-4 (3/2) ... Tied a career-high by scoring three wins at UNLV (3/19) ... Had two hits over the next three games ... Finished the UNLV series with a .555 average (3/19-3/21) ... 2-for-3 against Hawaii (3/24) ... Drove in four runs on a single day at Oregon State in the doubleheader (3/27) ... Went 4-for-8 on the day, and hit his first career home run ... Had three hits for the second straight game, going 3-for-5 against Pacific and driving in a pair (4/2) ... Hit 2-for-3 in his other game of the Pacific series, playing DH in both starts (4/3) ... Went 5-for-5 with a double, two RBI and two runs scored in the series opener at UC Riverside (4/16) ... Added three more RBI the next day with two extra-base hits, cracking a homer and a double against the Highlanders (4/17) ... Hit home runs in back-to-back games at UCLA (4/20) and at Blair against UC Santa Barbara (4/23) ... Was 2-for-5 with a triple at San Diego State (4/27) ... Set a career-high by walking three times at Cal Poly (5/2) ... Started a five-game hitting streak against Stanford (5/7) ... Made two RBIs at USC (5/12) ... Finiahsed the year with a 2-for-4 day against UC Irvine.
(2009): Hit .317 over 22 games played, making nine starts ... Started six games at third base and three at shortstop ... Went 1-for-3 in his first start at South Carolina (3/7) ... Batted .500 against Cal Poly over three games ... Tied for the fourth-most RBI in school history with seven on a 3-for-4 day against the Mustangs (5/16) ... Closed out the season on the road at CS Fullerton at shortstop and went 2-for-2 (5/24).
High School: Four-year letterman at Los Alamitos High School ... Helped lead Griffins to Sunset League championships during freshman, junior and senior years ... Named all-Sunset league in 2007 ... Drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 40th round of the 2008 MLB draft.
Personal: Son of Jim and Debbie Singer ... Father competed in track at New Mexico ... Majoring in communications.
At-Bats - 6, at UCLA (4/20/10)
Runs - 3, last at UCLA (4/20/10)
Hits - 5, at UC Riverside (4/17/10)
Home Runs - 1, many times
RBI - 7, vs. Cal Poly (5/16/09)
Stolen Bases - 1, many times
- Baseball Camps
- 2016 GameDay Prospect Camps - Sep. 3
- Dirtbag Baseball
- What is a Dirtbag?
- Dirtbags in the Majors
- Team History
- Blair Field
- Ticket Information
- Beach Magazine Feature on Dirtbags in MLB
- Dirtbags Baseball Alumni Video
- MLB.com on Dirtbag Infielders
- Major Leaguers All-Time Gallery
- 1998 CWS Reunion
- Related Links
- Baseball America
- Collegiate Baseball
- Minor League Baseball
- Major Leagues
- USA Baseball
- Media Guides
Darren McCaughan Makes USA Collegiate National ...07/01/2016 - Baseball
Long Beach State sophomore Darren McCaughan has officially been named to USA Baseball’s...
Darren McCaughan Picks Up Perfect Game All-Amer...06/27/2016 - Baseball
Long Beach State starting pitcher Darren McCaughan was chosen as a 2016 College All-American by...
Darren McCaughan Invited to USA Baseball...06/23/2016 - Baseball
Long Beach State SP Darren McCaughan has received a training camp invitation from USA Baseball,...
Garrett Hampson Named to ABCA/Rawlings Gold...06/19/2016 - Baseball
Dirtbags shortstop Garrett Hampson has been included as one of the nine players on the 2016 ABCA/...
Darren McCaughan Named ABCA All-American06/18/2016 - Baseball
Long Beach State sophomore Darren McCaughan has picked up another prestigious postseason honor,...
Hampson, McCaughan Earn ABCA All-Region Honors06/15/2016 - Baseball
The Dirtbags have a pair of representatives on the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)...