Beach head coach Kim Sowder named Big West Coach of the year for the second time.
Amanda Hansen allowed three runs over a career-long 8.2 innings pitched.
Booker, Hansen earn Big West weekly awards for their efforts in a sweep of Cal State Northridge.
Long Beach State out to a program record 8-0 start in Big West play.
Long Beach State combines for two shutouts in a record-setting day.
Long Beach State (2013): Led the 49ers with 35 appearances in the circle, starting 20 games ... Posted a 2.92 ERA with a 10-7 record ... Threw three shutouts, and also finished with three saves on the season ... Her three saves in a season tied for third in school history, and ranks seventh on the career lists ... Struck out 70 batters over 143.2 innings ... Earned a save in her first appearance of the year, throwing three innings with five strikeouts against Wright State (2/8) ... Picked up a second save with three innings of scoreless relief against Bakersfield (2/10) ... Won her first game of the season in a complete game start against Oklahoma State, striking out four and allowing one run on three hits (2/23) ... Got the win in two straight games against Charleston Southern (3/9) and North Dakota State (3/10) ... Threw a complete game in a win at Cal Poly (3/23) ... Struck out six batters in consecutive Big West complete games at UC Riverside (3/30) and against Cal State Fullerton (4/6) ... Pitched the first of two straight complete game shutouts against Cal State Northridge (4/17) ... Repeated the feat against UC Santa Barbara (4/20) ... Finished the year with another complete game in a victory over Fresno State (5/11).
2012: Appeared in seven games and pitched 25.1 innings...Only allowed one earned run in six innings against Texas Tech (Feb. 17) where she struck out four...Struck out a total of 13 batters... Had five defensive assists while pitching
High School: Named the Division III Pitcher of the Year after leading University City to the 2011 CIF Division III championship ... Named second-team All-San Diego Section, as well as Western League Pitcher of the Year and first-team all-conference ... Earned team MVP honors after finishing senior season with a 0.52 ERA in conference games ... Named San Diego Union Player of the Week once ... Nominated for KUSI Prep All Sports Top Plays of the Week for throwing a perfect game ... As a junior, led team to CIF Division III championship throwing a two-hit shutout in a 1-0 win in the championship game ... Named first-team All-CIF, first-team All-San Diego Section Division III, Western League Pitcher of the Year, while also winning the All-CIF Sportsmanship Award for Division III ... Finished with the best ERA in San Diego County (0.57) ... Also led team to Western League Championship ... As a sophomore helped team to first of three straight CIF San Diego Section III championships.
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