Long Beach State plays four games against ranked teams this week.
David Hill earns third win of the season.
Michael Hill and Jeff Yamaguchi hit Long Beach State's first back-to-back home runs since 2011.
Long Beach State stands in a tie for second-place after nine games.
Jake Stassi threw 7.1 innings, striking out four.
Long Beach State (2013):Played in 37 games as a junior and started in 36 - all at shortstop - before missing the last month of the season with an injury ... ranked second on the team with a .336 batting average and led the squad with three home runs on the year for a team-leading .522 slugging percentage ... had a season-long seven-game hit streak to open the season and tallied 13 multi-hit games on the year ... tied for the team lead with five triples ... knocked in 17 RBIs and scored 21 runs ... began the year with an RBI triple at Vanderbilt (2/15) ... had two in the second game of Vanderbilt series (2/16) and scored twice in the finale (2/17) ... continued his hit streak with his third triple of the year against Arizona (2/19) ... went 2-for-4 in the series-opener against Valparaiso (2/22) ... went 1-for-3 against Seattle (3/1) and scored a pair of runs ... had a three-hit performance against UCLA (3/5), getting a hit in all three at-bats and scoring a run ... smashed a double against Arizona State in first game of a doubleheader (3/9) ... hit a two-run homer against Arizona State the next day (3/10), his first of the year ... went 2-for-5 in the opener against Wichita State with a pair of RBIs and a triple ... ended up going 5-for-12 with four RBIs in the series against Wichita State (3/15-17) ... continued his hot streak on a 2-for-3 day with a run at San Diego State ... went 1-for-4 against Cal State Fullerton (3/23) ... followed it up with a 2-for-4 performance with a double the next day (3/24) ... had a season-best day at the plate against CSUN (3/29), going 4-for-4 with a three-run homer, four RBIs and four runs scored ... went 2-for-4 in the next game at CSUN (3/30) and scored twice ... had three consecutive two-hit games in the series against UC Davis (4/12-14) and scored twice in the series with one RBI ... hit a two-run blast at UC Santa Barbara (4/20) ... was a homer short of the cycle in the finale at UCSB (4/21) with an RBI and a run scored ... had it three consecutive games with an extra base hit with a run scoring double against UCLA (4/23).
(2012):Played in 27 games, starting 13 as a backup infielder ... Had a hit and scored a run as a pinch hitter against VCU (2/18) ... Went 1-for-3 in the finale against VCU, starting at third base (2/19) ... Had a hit and an RBI at Cal State Fullerton (3/16) ... Went 1-for-3 at LMU in a late-season start (5/6) ... Started as the DH, going 1-for-3 against Cal State Fullerton (5/25).
(2011):Played in 35 games, starting 25, primarily at third base ... Missed the first few weeks of the season with injury ... Hit a two-run double in a pinch-hit appearance against Oregon in his collegiate debut (3/5) ... Drove in two more runs with a double in a start against San Francisco (3/12) ... Went 2-for-5 in the AT&T Classic finale against California (3/13) ... Had five hits in the series against Stanford ... Tied his season high with two hits in game one (3/25) and game three (3/27) against the Cardinal ... Hit an RBI triple in a win against UC Riverside (4/16) ... Went 2-for-4 at UC Santa Barbara as the starting DH (4/21) ... In another start at DH, went 2-for-3 against Cal Poly (4/29) ... Drove in a run at San Diego State (5/3).
High School:A four-year letterwinner in baseball at La Quinta High School ... A two-time league MVP, earning the honor as a junior and senior ... Helped the Aztecs win the Garden Grove three times in four years ... Led La Quinta as a senior with a .368 batting average and seven home runs.
Personal:Born in Whittier, Calif. ... Parents are Robert and Grace Hill ... Has a true Long Beach State legacy as both his father and brother John played for the Dirtbags, and is teammates with brother David ... Both parents attended Long Beach State as well ... Majoring in communications.