Long Beach State has had at least one player selected in the MLB Draft since 1989.
Senior Brennan Metzger is Long Beach State's first first-team honoree since 2008.
Senior Jonathan Kim picks up a pinch-hit double on Senior Day.
Saturday's victory sets up a winner-take-all showdown for the Big West at 1 p.m. Sunday.
Long Beach State and the Titans sqaure off with the winnner of the series winning the Big West.
Long Beach State (2011): Made 13 starts for Long Beach State, second-most on the team ... Pitched primarily out of the rotation on Sundays ... Posted a 3.16 ERA, which was also second-best on the team ... Finished the year with 70 strikeouts, eighth-most in the Big West ... Threw 74.0 innings, second on the team ... Also earned two saves, while posting a 4-4 record ... Spent the first four games of the season as the team's closer ... Pitched 1.2 innings of one-hit relief, striking out two for a save against CS Fullerton (2/20) ... Had a 1.1 inning save, giving up an unearned run against Arizona (2/25) ... Pitched 2.1 innings of relief, giving up one hit against USC to earn the win (3/1) ... Moved to the rotation and had a great first start against Oregon; tied a career-high with seven innings pitched and improved to 2-0, allowing one run (5/6) ... Named the Big West Pitcher of the Week for that performance ... Set a team-best with 12 strikeouts in a win over Oregon State, allowing one run and four hits over 6.2 innings (3/19) ... Struck out six in a no-decision at Pacific, giving up two runs (4/3) ... Gave up one run in six innings against UC Davis (4/10) ... Made a short relief appearance at Arizona State, throwing 1.1 hitless innings (5/6) ... Returned to the rotation against UCLA, earning the win after allowing just two hits and no runs over five (5/10) ... Struck out 10 in a no-decision against CS Northridge (5/22) ... Got the win in the final game of the season, throwing a seven-inning gem against UC Irvine, striking out seven and allowing just two hits in a shutout (5/29).
Merced College: Named the Central Valley Conference Pitcher of the Year after his sophomore year ... Named an All-American and a first-team all-conference selection ... Went 8-3 with a 2.79 ERA over 96.2 innings pitched ... Finished the 2010 season with 79 strikeouts ... As a freshman went 4-0 while leading Merced to a Central Valley Conference championship ... Drafted in the 44th round by the Texas Rangers in the 2010 MLB draft.
High School: A three-year letterwinner in both baseball and basketball at Denair High School ... As a senior, earned first-team all-league honors in both sports.
Personal: Born in Turlock, Calif. ... Parents are John and Cherise Stuart ... Majoring in history.
Innings Pitched - 7.0, 2x, last at UC Irvine (5/29/11)
Strikeouts - 12, vs. Oregon State (3/19/11)
Walks - 4, 2x, last at San Diego State (5/3/11)
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