The 49ers take the first game of the series 6-1.
Christina Clermont tied Long Beach State's seven-inning record with 15 strikeouts.
Shayna Kimbrough went 4-for-4 Sunday, improving her average to .390.
Christina Clermont struck out 10 in a complete game shutout.
Darian Tautalafua reached base all four of her at-bats against the Bruins.
Long Beach State (2014): Earned 2nd Team All-Big West honors as a true freshman as a utility player ... Played in 42 games, starting 34 primarily at designated hitter or as the team's secondary catcher ... Finished the season fourth on the team with a .327 batting average ... Slugged .564 on the season, second on the team ... Hit six home runs and eight doubles ... Made her debut with a pinch hit appearance against Kentucky (2/6) ... Singled for her first collegiate hit, part of a 2-for-4 day with 2 RBI against Kent State (2/9) ... Hit a solo home run against Maryland (2/20) ... Homered in a second straight game against New Mexico, part of a career-high three hits (2/22) ... Set a season-high with four RBI after a grand slam against UT-Arlilngton (3/14) ... Went 2-for-3 as the DH against UC Davis, hitting a double in a 3-1 win (3/30) ... Went 2-for-3 in a start behind the plate against Hawai'i (4/12) ... Hit safely in both halves of a doubleheader with UCLA (4/21) ... Homered for the fourth time in 2014 against CSUN (4/27) ... Went 3-for-4 with a two-run home run to give the Beach the lead in a 7-5 win over UCSB (5/9) ... Was the hero again in the final game of the season against UCSB, hitting a Grand Slam and singling to start the 9th inning for what would end up being the winning run (5/10) ... Named Big West Player of the Week after that series ... Hit .500 with three runs scored and six RBI against the Gauchos that weekend.
High School: A four-year letterwinner in softball at West Ranch High School ... Earned second-team All-Foothill League honors after hitting 3 home runs and driving in 18 RBI as a senior ... Helped lead the Wildcats to a league championship as a senior ... Also tied for the league title as a junior.
Major: English Education
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