Meza earned top honors for the second consecutive season.
Long Beach State will now play eight straight games at home over the next two weeks.
Long Beach State’s underclassmen delivered in the win.
Long Beach State dominated game one before falling in a pitcher's duel in the second half of the doubleheader.
Long Beach State (2017): Threw 72.2 innings for the Beach in her freshman season, making 25 appearances and starting eight games ... Posted a 4-6 overall record with a 4.43 ERA ... Pitched three complete games ... Combined in a no-hitter of South Dakota in her collegiate debut, closing the game with an inning pitched ... Threw four scoreless innings of relief against San Diego State, collecting her first career win ... Made her first collegiate start against Utah, lasting 4.1 innings ... Made two strong relief appearances in a row against Indiana and South Carolina ... Earned her second win of the season against the Hoosiers ... That led to her second start, where she pitched a complete game against Eastern Michigan, allowing two runs on five hits ... Took another tough loss against UCLA, throwing a complete game while allowing one run in a 1-0 loss ... Pitched her third complete game in a win over Grand Canyon with a career-high two strikeouts ... Didn't allow an earned run in a start and win against Lehigh ... Made her final start of the year against Loyola Marymount before giving way to Cielo Meza in that role ... Pitched two innings of relief against UC Davis ... Allowed one hit in two innings of relief against Cal State Fullerton ... Made her final appearance of the season at UC Riverside, throwing one inning.
High School: A four-year letterwinner with Cathedral Catholic High School ... Led the Dons to four straight Western League Championships, as well as one CIF title and three championship game appearances ... A two-time All-CIF selection, earning first-team honors as a sophomore and second-team honors as a senior ... Named the Western League Pitcher of the Year in four straight seasons ... As a senior, pitched 109.1 innings, striking out 94 with a 15-3 record with 13 shutouts ... In her sophomore season, went 25-3 with 125 strikeouts in 172.0 innings pitched ... Over four years at Cathedral Catholic, finished with a 0.90 ERA, 356 strikeouts and a 69-18 overall record ... Twice named to the San Diego All-Academic team.
Innings pitched: 7.0, 3x last vs. Grand Canyon (3/17/17)
Strikeouts: 2, vs. Grand Canyon (3/17/17)
Walks: 3, vs. Northwestern (3/19/17)
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