Long Beach State's annual fundraising gala, Jewels of the Night, will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year. Jewels of the Night is the marquee event for generating revenue to support the more than 300 Long Beach State student-athletes in their quest to realize both their academic and athletic ambitions.
Students! Take this chance to work with the Athletic Department for the 2011-12 season! Work-Study positions are now open. Please contact Leah Williams-Daniels at (562) 985-5722 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can't make the game? Don't want to miss the team on the road? Listen to 49ers action from your home computer by logging on to longbeachstate.com
Long Beach State offers 19 Division I sports on California's second-largest campus. Located in one of Southern California's best coastal cities, LBSU brings marquee facilities, coaches and administration to exceed the needs of more than 300 student-athletes.
With one of just three Pyramids in the United States, a baseball stadium that has been home to MLB greats such as Troy Tulowitzki, Evan Longoria and Jered Weaver and a marquee tennis complex, Long Beach State Athletics offers some of the finest competitive facilities in California.
Los Angeles Mission College: In one season finished with a .400 batting average, 62 hits, 47 RBIs and set the school record for OBP (.560), HBP (15) and stolen bases (10) ... Earned all-Western state conference honors and won team MVP award.
High School: Two-year letterman at Saugus High School ... Earned All-Foothill League honors during junior year after batting .420 and 37 hits ... Earned All-Foothill League honors during senior year after batting .400 ... Named Scholar Athlete during 2007 season.
Personal: Son of Rodger and Diane Young ... majoring in business economics.