No. 8 Long Beach State remains on the road Sunday at No. 2 USC.
Carter Taylor scores three goals to lead The Beach.
Devin Mefford scores four goals as the 49ers finish the day 2-0.
Carter Taylor scored back-to-back goals in the third quarter to help put the match away.
Dimitrios Lappas scores a hat trick for the 49ers.
Long Beach State (2012): Redshirted.
(2011): Played in 13 games and scored six goals ... Tied for the game-high in goals after finding the back of the net twice in first-career game versus Pomona-Pitzer in a 13-7 win ... Scored another two goals in a 10-6 win against Air Force at the SoCal Tournament later that day ... Netted the game-winning goal in a 9-8 overtime win over UC San Diego ... Recorded one of three goals for the 49ers in a 11-3 loss to Stanford.
Westview High School: A three-year letterman in water polo and a one-year letterman in swimming at Westview High School in San Diego ... As a senior, named the Most Valuable Player of the Palomar League, while also earning first-team All-Palomar honors and first-team All-North County recognition ... Served as team captain during senior season ... Named a Union Tribune Scholar Athlete in 2008 and 2009 ... High school coach was Ian McKercher.
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