David Hill earns third win of the season.
Junior Michael Hill finishes series with six hits.
Four Dirtbags finish with two hits as Long Beach State takes its first Big West series.
Ino Patron was a home run short of the cycle, including an intentional walk.
The junior throws seven innings, striking out six in a 3-1 victory.
Long Beach State (2014): Made 13 relief appearances and six starts on the season ... owned a 4-1 record with a 2.06 ERA ... his 2.06 ERA was the second-best in the bullpen ... also recorded a save ... totaled 56.1 innings pitched with 30 strikeouts and 13 walks ... did not allow a run in his first two appearances with an inning against Vanderbilt (2/15) and four at Pepperdine (2/18) ... gave up a run in an inning against Wright State but ended up with the win ... recorded two out at Wichita State (2/28) ... did not allow a hit for the second straight outing in an inning at Arizona ... struck out a pair in a scoreless inning against Utah Valley (3/9) ... was charged with his only loss after letting go of a run against Indiana (3/15) ... held CSUN hitless for three innings out of the bullpen to get his second win ... made his first start at USC, allowing only two hits and an unearned run while fanning five in four innings ... came out of the bullpen at UC Davis for 3.1 innings (4/13) but surrendered three runs ... pitched six innings of one run ball in his next start at San Diego ... shutout Pepperdine for seven innings and struck out five to get his third win of the year ... allowed two earned runs (three total) in a 5.2 inning start against San Diego State ... allowed only one hit and struck out three in three innings of relief at Hawaii for his fourth win (5/11) ... surrendered a season-high four runs against North Carolina in the NCAA Regionals as he started and tossed 3.2 innings.
(2013):Made 22 appearances on the mound, including four starts ... Tossed 48.2 innings on the year, the most of any relief pitcher for the Dirtbags ... Ended the season with a 3-1 record and a 3.51 ERA ... struck out 34 batters compared to 17 walks while the opposition hit just .213 against him ... earned his first win of the season with a scoreless 0.2 innings of relief at Vanderbilt (2/17) ... made his longest outing of the season going five innings in a start against Arizona but allowed three runs an was charged with his only loss (2/20) ... allowed just one hit and struck out two in 3.1 innings of relief against Seattle (3/2) ... tossed two scoreless innings at LMU (3/12) ... did not allow a hit and struck out two over two innings of work against Wichita State (3/16) to earn his only save of the year ... did not allow a run over five consecutive outings from Apr. 7-27 ... tossed 8.2 innings of scoreless relief during the five-game run ... did not allow a hit in six innings over three relief appearances against San Diego State (4/9), UC Davis (4/14) and UC Santa Barbara (4/21) ... allowed just one hit over 1.2 innings against Cal Poly to pick up his second win ... earned the start and the win over Loyola Marymount (4/30) while allowing just one hit and striking out three ... allowed just one earned run over his final four appearances and completed the season with 3.1 innings of relief against UC Irvine (5/25) while striking out two and not surrendering a hit.
Sierra CC:Played for two seasons at Sierra College ... Reached the state semifinals in 2012 as a sophomore ... Went 4-4 with a 2.97 ERA ... Struck out 60 batters in 97.0 innings, throwing a pair of complete games.
St. Patrick St. Vincent High School:A two-time All-BSAL selection with St. Patrick St. Vincent.
Personal:Born in Vallejo, Calif. ... Parents are Jon and Joan Black ... Also recruited by Cal, UC Davis, Virginia Tech ... Majoring in Business Management.