The senior is the fourth different Long Beach State player to earn the award in 2018.
Long Beach State pulled away late for a 9-1 win in five innings.
Julia Lombardi, Nichole Fry come up with the big hits as No. 21 Long Beach State went 2-0 Thursday.
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.
Long Beach State (2017): Played in 49 games, starting 41 as a junior ... Tied for second on the team with 17 RBI, and was second on the squad with eight doubles on the year ... Also hit a pair of home runs ... Walked and drove in a run with a sacrifice fly in the season opener against South Dakota ... Went 2-for-4 with a solo home run against Weber State ... Drove in two RBI against San Diego State ... Began a team-best 11-game hitting streak with a single against Texas ... Hit .450 over five games at the Santa Clara Invitational ... Had multiple hits against Grand Canyon, Lehigh and against Santa Clara ... Singled in both halves of the Loyola Marymount doubleheader ... Doubled in all three games to open Big West play against CSUN ... Went 2-for-2 with a solo home run against UC Davis ... Drove in an insurance run in the 12-inning marathon against Cal Poly ... Went 2-for-3 in the finale with the Mustangs ... Doubled with two RBI in a 2-for-3 day against UCSB.
(2016): A second-team All-Big West selection who started every game in 2016 ... Finished the season third on the team with a .310 batting average ... Led the squad with 10 doubles ... Also hit five home runs, slugging .456 on the year with 23 RBI ... Was second on the team with 15 multiple hit games ... Went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored in the opener against South Dakota ... Had three RBI and a double with two runs scored against Minnesota ... Had a huge game against St. Mary's, hitting a home run and two doubles as part of a 3-for-4 day ... Had three hits to help lead the Beach to a win over Arizona State ... Also had hits in Palm Springs against Michigan, San Jose State and North Carolina ... Big West Player of the Week following the Louisville Slugger Invitational ... Went 8-for-15 on the weekend while leading LBSU to a 4-1 record with 5 RBI and two doubles ... Started the tournament with a 3-for-3 game against Utah Valley ... Had two hits against Mississippi State and then doubled against Iowa State ... Finished the tournament with a single, a double and two RBI against Princeton ... 2-for-4 with a home run and 3 RBI against BYU ... Singled against Ohio State, and then went 3-for-4 against Illinois ... Went 2-for-4 against Fresno State ... Singled and scored against Weber State ... Finished with 11 hits over those six games ... Homered in back-to-back games at UC Santa Barbara and at Cal State Fullerton ... Had two RBI in the opener against the Titans, and a sacrifice fly in the series finale ... Scored twice in a 2-for-3 day against Hawai'i ... Went 2-for-3 with a home run in the postseason win over Fordham.
(2015): A Big West All-Freshman team selection after an impressive first season at the Beach ... Fourth on the team in hitting with a .296 batting average, and third on the squad in RBI with 31 ... Also third on the team with eight home runs ... Slugged .500, third on the team ... Hit .340 with 20 RBI and five home runs in non-conference play ... Started 48 games at first base for the Beach ... Made her first start against Northwestern State, walking twice (2/6) ... Went 2-for-4 with an RBI against Idaho State (2/7) ... Drove in five RBI, including a three-run homer in a 3-for-4 day against Nevada in her only start not at first base (DH) ... Went 2-for-3 the next day against Utah State (2/14) ... Started a 10-game hitting streak, the longest of the season for LBSU, with a 2-for-3 day with a double and a triple against Syracuse (2/21) ... Had two hits in three straight games against Syracuse, Maryland and Seattle ... Went 2-for-4 with an RBI against Auburn in the final game of her hitting streak (3/5) ... Rebounded from a streak-ending game against Arizona with another four-game hitting streak (3/8-3/12) ... Tied for second-place in school history with six RBI against Utah State ... Hit two home runs against the Aggies, a solo shot and a three-run homer, scoring three runs while batting 3-for-4 (3/14) ... Hit three home runs on the day, also smacking a homer against Weber State (3/14) ... Homered at Hawaii as part of a 2-for-4 day (4/11) ... Drove in three, including two-run home run, against UC Santa Barbara (5/8).
High School: A three-time first-team All-Foothill league selection ... A four-year letterwinner at West Ranch High School in softball ... Helped lead the Wildcats to three straight league championships ... Named first-team All-CIF as a senior ... Hit .519 with four home runs and 11 doubles ... Hit .408 over the course of her high school career.
At-Bats: 6, at Cal Poly (4/14/17)
Hits: 3, many times
Runs: 3, vs. Utah State (3/14/15)
Home Runs: 2, vs. Utah State (3/14/15)
RBI: 6, vs. Utah State (3/14/15)
Stolen Bases: 1, vs. Arizona State (3/3/16)
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