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Santino Rivera
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Santino  Rivera

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Chula Vista, Calif.

High School:
Eastlake HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 175

Position:
INF

03/17/2018

Long Beach State Drops Game Two Against Tulane, 10-6

LBSU took a 1-0 lead in the third, but the Tulane offense struck for nine runs over the next three innings to take control of the game, evening the weekend series with a 10-6 win on Saturday.

02/25/2018

Dirtbags Stumble in Series Finale at No. 7 TCU

Long Beach State dropped the final game of its series at No. 7 TCU. Freshman Santino Rivera tied the game with a two-run single in the fourth, but LBSU was unable to score again in a 5-2 defeat.

Eastlake High School: A three-year letterwinner for the Titans, playing for head coach David Gallegos ... Won the Metro Mesa League championship all three seasons on varsity and served as a team captain as a senior ... Won the CIF-San Diego Section Open Division Championship in 2017, after finishing as the runner-up in both 2015 and 2016 ... ... Eastlake was ranked No. 3 nationally and No. 1 in the State by USA Today after the 2017 season ... Named to CIF All-Academic Team in 2016 and 2017 ... First Team All-Metro Mesa League selection in 2017 ... Posted a .400 batting average in 2015 and a .367 mark as a junior in 2016 ... Started every game during his senior season, hitting .330 with an OPS of 1.013 and led the team in doubles.

Personal: Son of Jorge and Angela ... Played travel ball for San Diego Show ... Volunteered for the Challenger League and Urban Angels as a youth travel ball coach ... Majoring in kinesiology.

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