The LBSU sophomore is the Dirtbags' first honoree this season.
Long Beach State wins the series; earns three wins in four games against ranked teams this week.
Three-run ninth inning comeback turns sour on Pacific walk-off home run.
Long Beach State has now won three straight games.
Long Beach State will try to break the skid this Friday against Wichita State.
Long Beach State (2012): Pitched in eight games, making three starts on the season ... Finished the year with 16.0 innings pitched ... Threw a career-high four innings in his first appearance against USC (2/21) ... Struck out four in 2.2 innings at UCLA (2/28) ... Pitched a scoreless inning against Arizona State (3/10) ... Made his final start of the year against Washington State, throwing 3.2 innings (3/26).
High School: A two-sport athlete at Monte Vista High School in baseball and water polo ... Helped the Monarchs reach the CIF playoffs as a junior and senior ... Named first-team all-league in both seasons ... Earned all-state honors as a senior ... Posted a 1.83 ERA over 80 innings pitched with 82 strikeouts ... scored 121 goals in water polo, and helped Monte Vista reach the CIF quarterfinals as a senior.
Personal: Born in San Diego, Calif. ... Parents are John and Sarah Sabo ... Graduated with a 4.0 GPA from Monte Vista High School ... Majoring in Kinesiology.