Long Beach State won its first game against a ranked opponent in the team's first try.
Clermont named to the second-team as a sophomore.
Long Beach State had four players named to the first team.
Darian Tautalafua, Lauren Lombardi and Shayna Kimbrough each have five hits over the doubleheader.
Hannah Cookson picks up four hits on the day including the game-winner in the second game.
Long Beach State (2016): Spent the season as a medical redshirt … Hit a three-run home run and walked against South Dakota before injuring her knee, missing the rest of the season.
(2015): All-Big West for the second straight season, this time earning first-team honors … Also named third-team All-West Region … Started all 52 games for the Beach, 40 behind the plate and 12 at DH … Was second in the Big West in RBI, and led the 49ers with 52 … That was the seventh-best RBI mark in Big West conference history … Hit 10 home runs and 13 doubles on the season, slugging .622 … Walked 27 times on the season, and was second on the team in batting at .346 … Had an OBP of .443, second on the team … Team went 24-16 with Lombardi behind the plate … Started season with a five-game hitting streak … Had a two-run single and a sacrifice fly with two walks against Idaho State (2/7) … Went 2-for-2 with two walks and scoring three times against Nevada (2/14) … Had two RBI in three straight games after plating a pair against Utah State (2/14) and Northwestern (2/15) … Those three games were part of a season-long seven game hitting streak … Also homered against Northwestern … Went 3-for-5 with three RBI and a pair of doubles against Weber State (2/28) … Homered in two straight games against San Jose State (3/5) and against Auburn (3/5) … 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI on the road at San Diego State (3/8) … Tied a career high with three hits, including two doubles, while catching a perfect game against New Mexico State (3/13) ... Drove in three runs while batting 2-for-3 against Utah State (3/14) … Hit two home runs against UC Davis in a three-game series … (3/28, 3/29) … Hit safely in all three games of the team’s series against UC Riverside (4/3, 4/4) … Went 2-for-3 with four RBI and a home run in the opening game of the Cal State Fullerton series (4/18) … Nearly matched the same performance in game two with a home run, a walk and four RBI while going 2-for-3 against the Titans (4/22) … Had three hits a third time on the season in a 3-for-4 day against UCSB with two doubles (5/8).
(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.
Personal: Majoring in English Education … Father, Phil, played in the MLB with the New York Yankees and New York Mets … Sister, Julia, joined the 49ers in the 2015 season.
At-Bats: 5, 3x, last vs. Weber State (2/28/15)
Hits: 3, many times
Runs: 3, 2x, last vs. Nevada (2/14/15)
Home Runs: 1, many times
RBI: 4, many times
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