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8   Zack Rivera
Zack Rivera

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Tustin, Calif.

High School:
Beckman

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 200

Position:
INF

B/T:
R/R


05/24/2013

Rivera's Blast Not Enough As Dirtbags Fall At UC Irvine

The Dirtbags will close out the season with one final game at 1 p.m. Saturday.

04/20/2013

Back-To-Back Homers Not Enough As Dirtbags Fall By A Single Run Again

Michael Hill and Jeff Yamaguchi hit Long Beach State's first back-to-back home runs since 2011.

04/13/2013

Complete Effort Successful For Dirtbags In 6-4 Win Over UC Davis

Jake Stassi threw 7.1 innings, striking out four.

04/12/2013

Dirtbags Open Series With Big Win Over UC Davis

Long Beach State piled up nine runs on 14 hits in a 9-2 win.

03/28/2013

Matadors Drop Long Beach State In First Game Of Big West Action

Ino Patron finishes with a triple and two doubles for the Dirtbags.

Long Beach State(2014): Made 12 starts, mostly at DH, and appeared in 27 games ... hit .125 on the year with two doubles and six runs batted in ... started as the DH and went 1-for-3 in the opener against Vanderbilt (2/14) ... had an RBI single against Vanderbilt on Sunday (2/16) ... went 1-for-2 with a single and an RBI against Wright State (2/21) ... drove in a run at UC Irvine (2/23) ... had a pinch hit sacrifice fly against Utah Valley (3/8) ... doubled twice against Indiana to help the Dirtbags to an upset win with a run scored and an RBI (3/14) ... smacked a pinch hit single and later score in another win over Indiana (3/16) ... had a pinch hit sacrifice fly against LMU (4/8).

(2013):Played in 42 games and started in 32 as a true freshman ... split time between DH and left field ... hit .283 on the year and ranked third on the team with 25 RBIs ... led the team with five sacrifice flies on the year ... did not make an error during his time in the outfield ... drew 12 walks and was hit three times for a .353 on-base percentage ... ended the season with a nine-game hit streak ... hit a pinch hit single at Vanderbilt (2/15) in his first career at-bat ... walked three times against Arizona (2/20) in his first career start ... went 2-for-4 with a double, two RBIs and a run scored in the series finale against Seattle (3/3) ... had a pinch hit single and scored a run against Wichita State (3/15) ... had two RBIs without a hit against Cal State Northridge (3/28) with a walk and a sacrifice fly ... drove in at least one run in four consecutive games (3/28-4/14) ... drew a walk to drive in a run against CSUN (3/30) ... had two RBIs against UC Davis (4/12) with a double and a sacrifice fly ... went 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI the next day (4/13) ... went 2-for-4 and scored a run at UC Santa Barbara (4/20) ... hit a double, scored a run and drove in three at UCLA (4/23) ... drove in two runs with a triple against Cal Poly (4/28) ... back-to-back two-hit games at Cal State Fullerton (5/3, 5/4) ... hit a sacrifice fly to drive in a run at CSUF (5/5) ... went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI against Hawaii (5/10) ... started his hit streak with a 1-for-2 performance in the Hawaii finale (5/12) ... had four consecutive one-hit games (5/12-5/18) ... went 3-for-5 with a double and two RBIs against UC Riverside (5/19) ... smashed a three-run homer at UC Irvine(5/24) as part of a 2-for-4 performance.

Beckman High School:A two-sport athlete at Beckman, playing football and baseball ... A four-year letterwinner in baseball and earned three in football ... An All-CIF selection in both sport as a senior ... Hit .380 with five home runs, 31 RBI and 26 stolen bases while leading Beckman to a CIF championship.

Personal: Born in Huntington Beach, Calif. ... Parents are Rene Rivera and Amy Guthrie ... Also recruited by UC Irvine and LMU ... Majoring in Kinesiology.

2014 Highs:
At-Bats - 5, vs. Indiana (3/15)
Runs - 1, several times
Hits - 2, vs. Indiana (3/14)
HR - none
RBI - 1, several times
Stolen Bases - 1, at Arizona (3/5)

Career Highs:
At-Bats - 5, twice
Runs - 2, vs. UC Riverside (5/17/13)
Hits - 3, vs. UC Riverside (5/19/14)
HR - 1, at UC Irvine (5/24/13)
RBI - 3, twice
Stolen Bases - 1, several times

Career Statistics
YEAR GP-GS AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SLG BB SO OBP SB-SBA
2013 42-32 .283 113 13 32 7 2 1 25 .407 12 24 .353 4-6
2014 27-12 .125 48 5 6 2 0 0 6 .167 7 14 .241 1-3
Totals 69-44 .236 161 18 38 9 2 1 31 .335 19 38 .319 5-9
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