Long Beach State piled up nine runs on 14 hits in a 9-2 win.
The three-game series begins Friday at 6 p.m.
Long Beach State faces the Trojans at 6 p.m. at Dedeaux Field
Maciel pitched seven scoreless innings on the way to the win.
Heavy rains moved the final inning to Wednesday.
Long Beach State (2012): A middle reliever with 22 innings pitched over 18 appearances ... Finished the year with 14 strikeouts ... Posted a 1-3 record and a 4.09 ERA ... Pitched a scoreless inning against USC (2/21) ... Threw two innings of relief against Arizona State but took the loss, allowing one run (3/9) ... Had three strikeouts and just one hit in 2.1 innings pitched against LMU (5/7) ... Made a season-high four strikeouts over two innings at UC Davis (5/13) ... Threw an inning of relief against Pepperdine (5/15).
(2011): Reliever that finished the season third in the Big West with nine saves ... Named to the NCBWA Mideseason Stopper of the Year watch list ... Combined in two shutouts, tying for the team lead ... Finished the season with a 3.62 ERA and a 2-1 record ... Pitched 2.2 scoreless and struck out three in his first appearance against CS Fullerton to get the year's first win (2/20) ... Earned his first save of the year with two hitless innings against Oregon, striking out two (3/6) ... Earned his second save in his next game by closing the door on Rice in a 2-1 game (3/11) ... Earned his second save during the team's time at AT&T Park against San Francisco in a 5-4 win (3/12) ... Improved to 2-0 after getting the win by allowing one hit over two innings at Pepperdine (3/15) ... Lowered his ERA to 0.57 in a 3.0 inning appearance in a win over Oregon State (3/19) ... Had a six-game scoreless streak snapped, but earned his fourth save at LMU (3/22) ... Continued his save streak with another at Stanford (3/25), followed by a save in a 5-3 victory at Pacific (4/2) ... Pitched 1.1 hitless innings against San Diego State for save number seven (4/5) ... Earned his eitheh save in his next appearance, pitching 1.2 scoreless innings against UC Davis (4/10) ... Picked up his final save of the season with a scorless inning against Cal Poly to maintain a 4-3 victory (4/30) ... Shifted out of the closer's role at the end of the season over his final six appearances.
(2010): True freshman that made the most starts of any pitcher outside of the weekend rotation ... Made five starts in 14 appearances, posting a 1-2 record and a 4.79 ERA ... Magallon's 47.0 innings pitched were also fourth on the Dirtbags ... Finished the year with 29 strikeouts, fifth on the team ... Made his first start of the year against UCLA, striking out four but taking the loss over 4.2 innings pitched (2/23) ... Pitched a season-high five innings of relief against USC, allowing one earned run (3/2) ... Earned his first collegiate win with a four-inning start at No. 5 UCLA (4/20) ... Made another weekday start against San Diego State, surrendering just one hit in four innings of work (4/27) ... Pitched three innings of scoreless relief against Stanford, allowing one hit while striking out five (5/9).
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Paramount High School ... Led the Pirates to three straight league championships beginning with his sophomore year ... A first-team all-state selection as a freshman after earning league MVP honors ... followed that up with two first-team All-San Gabriel Valley selections.
Personal: Born in Long Beach, Calif. ... Father is Jesus Magallon ... Also recruited by CS Fullerton, Oregon ... Majoring in Communications.
2012 Season Highs:
Innings Pitched - 3.0, vs. UC Santa Barbara (4/14/12)
Strikeouts - 4, at UC Davis (5/13/12)
Walks - 2, vs. UC Irvine (4/20/12)
Innings Pitched - 5.0, vs. USC (3/2/10)
Strikeouts - 5, 2x, last at Cal State Northridge (5/23/10)
Walks - 2, 3x, last vs. UC Irvine (4/20/12)
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