The Dirtbags cruised to a 12-0 series-clinching win over UCSB on Saturday. LBSU scored six runs in the third inning to blow the game open and earn a sixth consecutive win.
Junior Clayton Andrews was named Big West Pitcher of the Week and freshman Leonard Jones won Player of the Week as LBSU swept the weekly baseball awards.
Long Beach State earned its first sweep of the season with a 5-4 win at UC Riverside on Sunday. Leonard Jones hit his first career home run in the win, a three-run shot in the first inning.
The Dirtbags pounded out 15 hits, and came through in big spots with five two-out RBIs to defeat UC Riverside, 6-2, on Friday night.
Sophomore Zak Baayoun pitched 7.2 scoreless innings and the Dirtbags offense executed efficiently all night in a resounding 8-0 win over UC Davis on Friday.
Eastlake High School: Spent two years at Rancho Bernardo High School before transferring to Eastlake for his final two seasons ... In 2017, his Eastlake team won the CIF San Diego Section Open Division championship, ending the season with a No. 3 rank nationally and a No. 1 state ranking from USA Today ... Also won a CIF SDS Open Division title as a sophomore and finished runner-up as a junior ... His sophomore season at Rancho Bernardo, hit .275 with three home runs and committed no errors defensively ... Hit .345 as a junior for Eastlake with eight home runs ... Named First Team All-Mesa League as a senior after hitting .320 with nine home runs in 2017.
Personal: Parents are LJ and Julie ... Hobbies include fishing, basketball and football ... Majoring in criminology.
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Clayton Andrews Named D1Baseball, NCBWA All-American
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Three More Dirtbags Taken on Final Day of MLB Draft
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Jarren Duran Selected by Boston Red Sox in MLB Draft
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Dirtbags Baseball Breaks Attendance Records During 2018 Season
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