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 (2013):Went 3-3 with a 3.43 ERA ... made 15 appearances, including five starts, for 39.1 innings on the year ... struck out 26 batters ... pitched two innings of perfect relief and struck out two in his first appearance of the season at Vanderbilt (2/15) ... made the start against Arizona (2/19) and went five innings while striking out six and allowing one earned run to get the win ... struck out the side in his one inning out of the bullpen at Arizona State (3/9) ... struck out three in 3.1 innings of relief at Pacific (4/7) ... earned his second win with five shutout innings in a start at UCLA (4/23) ... struck out five batters in five-inning start against Pepperdine (5/14) while allowing just one unearned run to pick up his third win.
(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.