Long Beach State added six players to its MLB Draft haul on Wednesday, bringing the 2017 total up to eight players.
LBSU led the Big West with 11 players and head coach Troy Buckley earning All-Conference recognition or awards.
The Dirtbags grabbed a 10th inning win on Lucas Tancas’ RBI single to score Jarren Duran.
LBSU allowed nine runs in the sixth inning of Saturday’s game, and matched its season high in runs allowed in the 12-6 loss.
LBSU scored 10 times on Sunday, totaling 33 runs on 46 hits in this weekend’s sweep at UC Davis.
Long Beach State (2016): Played in each of the first 10 games of the season at first base, starting nine of them … missed the remainder of the season after getting hit on the hand by a pitch against Nebraska (Mar. 5) and received a medical redshirt for the 2016 season … went 1-for-3 on Opening Night vs. Holy Cross (Feb. 19), recording a sac fly and a run scored … busted out with five RBIs at UCLA (Feb. 23), the most for a Dirtbags player on the season, hitting a two-run double and a three-run home run against the Bruins.
Irvine Valley College (2015): Led the Lasers to a 23-18 overall record and a Super Regional appearance ... posted a team-best .340 batting average, scoring 24 runs and driving in 16 ... 12 of his 53 hits went for extra bases, including a pair of home runs ... stole seven bases on 10 attempts.
Capistrano Valley High School: Appeared in 17 games as a junior batting .312 with a .450 on-base percentage ... posted 10 hits and scored 11 runs helping the Cougars to a 20-12 record.
Personal: Born in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. ... enjoys going to the beach ... also recruited by Oregon, Cal State Fullerton and USF ... majoring in Consumer Affairs.
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