Meza, Flores and Clermont combine to throw 21 scoreless innings on Friday.
Christina Clermont, Cielo Meza each throw complete game shutouts against UC Davis.
Christina Clermont pitched a complete game while Cielo Meza made her first start in game two.
The award recognizes student-athletes who excel both on and off the field.
Long Beach State dominated game one before falling in a pitcher's duel in the second half of the doubleheader.
Long Beach State (2016): A first-team All-Big West selection and second-team All-Region pick for the second season in a row with Long Beach State … Led the Big West in wins, innings pitched and strikeouts in 2016 … Ranked 33rd in the nation with 205 strikeouts … Her .222 batting average against was also second best in the Big West … Led the conference in strikeouts in league play as well with 84 … Had a top five ERA in the conference of 2.37 … Won 20 games for the season in a row, finishing with a 23-12 record in 230.1 innings pitched … Struck out seven in the season opener against South Dakota … Allowed no earned runs in a loss to Texas Tech … Pitched 2.2 innings of relief against Oklahoma … Pitched all eight innings in a complete game win over North Dakota State … Earned another win in a complete game with five strikeouts against St. Mary’s, allowing just one hit … Tied her career high and the LBSU seven-inning record with 15 strikeouts in a complete game victory over Colorado State with no walks … Improved to 5-1 with four one-hit innings against LIU Brooklyn … Struck out 13 batters in a complete game win over Northwestern … Pitched four innings of one-hit softball against Utah Valley, striking out six with no walks on the way to the win … Threw a complete game while improving to 8-2 against Iowa State … Made two effective relief appearances against UCLA and Princeton, earning her ninth win of the season against the Tigers … Picked up an increased workload after that weekend, starting 23 of the remaining 30 games in 2016 … Pitched a complete game shutout of BYU, striking out 10 … Earned the first save of the season for the 49ers, retiring the Ohio State side in order in the seventh … Struck out 12 in a complete game win over Weber State … Struck out 11 at LMU in a second-straight complete game win … Saved a second game in a 3-2 win at CSUN … Pitched a gem to close the CSUN series, a complete game shutout with just two hits allowed … Named Big West Pitcher of the Week following the Matador series … Struck out eight in the opening game at UC Davis … Threw a complete game shutout with five strikeouts and three hits allowed in the final game against the Aggies … Did not allow an earned run in two complete game performances against Cal Poly, despite taking a pair of losses in two 1-0 defeats … Pitched four innings of relief to earn a win against UC Santa Barbara … Had one of her best outings of the year against the Gauchos, striking out 9 of 17 batters in a complete game shutout … Reached the 20-win plateau for the second straight season, tying a career high in innings pitched in an 8.0 inning complete game victory over UC Riverside … Pitched every inning of the Hawai’i series, winning the regular season finale in a complete game shutout … Threw 5.0 innings for the win in the postseason, allowing one run against Fordham … An Academic All-Big West selection.
(2015): Named the Big West Co-Pitcher of the Year in her first year at the Beach as a sophomore … Also earned second-team All-Region recognition and as a first-team All-Big West selection … Ranked in the Top 5 in the Big West in ERA, Innings Pitched, Strikeouts, Wins and Opposing Batting Average … Led Long Beach State in all major pitching categories as well … Posted a 20-7 record with a 2.35 ERA and 179 strikeouts … The 179 strikeouts ranked 6th in LBSU single-season history … Went 14-1 with a 2.06 ERA and 81 strikeouts in Big West play … Led the Big West in strikeouts and wins in conference play … Pitched the eighth perfect game in LBSU history, retiring 15 in order in a 9-0 (5) win over New Mexico State, striking out 10 (3/13) … Won her debut appearance with a complete game shutout against Sacramento State (2/6) … Improved to 2-0 with a three-inning outing in a run-rule win over Nevada (2/14) … Struck out 10 batters in a six-inning start against Oklahoma State (2/20) … Earned a win in a long relief outing of 5.2 innings against Seattle (2/26) … Struck out eight batters in a complete game against Arizona (3/7) … Started a string of four straight starts with 10 or more strikeouts with 10 in a complete game against BYU (3/8) … Hurled her perfect game against NMSU, then struck out 14 against Weber State (3/14) before striking out 10 in a 1-0 complete game shutout against UC Davis (3/28) … Threw a season-high eight innings in a no-decision at UC Riverside (4/3) … Came back and earned the win the next day with a complete game against the Highlanders (4/4) … Struck out a career-high 15 batters at Hawai’i (4/11) … Won all three games of the Cal State Fullerton series, starting with a complete game (4/18) … Tossed another complete game with one run in the lead game of a doubleheader, followed by a relief performance to grab the win in game two (4/22) … Pitched 11 straight complete games to finish off the 2015 season.
Syracuse: Spent her freshman season at Syracuse … Started 16 games for the Orange, making 28 appearances … Posted a 5-6 overall record with 67 strikeouts … Made Division I debut at South Alabama, allowing one run on one hit in relief … Took a no-decision in first start against UUAB, allowing two runs over four innings pitched … Earned first collegiate win, allowing three hits over six inning with eight strikeouts against Cal Poly … Earned the win in a start against Binghamton … Took a save with a three-inning shutout relief performance at Pittsburgh … Won the next day while allowing no earned runs in a 5.0 inning appearance … Pitched a complete game at Colgate, allowing four hits while striking out a career-high 12 batters … Threw her first complete game shutout at Canisius, allowing four hits and striking out three.
High School: Three-time Avocado League Pitcher of the Year and first-team selection … A four-year letterwinner at San Marcos High School … Set the CIF record for most consecutive strikeouts as a sophomore in 2011 … A four-time team MVP and team captain senior year … The San Marcos High School Athlete of the Year as a senior … Posted a 17-12 record with a 1.07 ERA and 241 strikeouts … Made 889 strikeouts over her career with a 1.36 ERA and a 70-38-1 overall mark.
Major: Molecular Biology
Innings Pitched: 8.0, 2x, last vs. UC Riverside (5/8/16)
Strikeouts: 15, 2x, last vs. Colorado State (2/26/16)
Walks: 7, vs. Missouri (2/28/14)*
|Career Statistics (*at Syracuse)
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