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.
Shayna Kimbrough's RBI triple was the big hit in a quick 3-0 victory over the Rainbow Wahine.
Long Beach State out to a program record 8-0 start in Big West play.
Hannah De Gaetano's two-run home run was the big hit against Houston.
Long Beach State (2013): Played in the first seven games of the season before taking a medical redshirt ... Was hitting .239 with five hits and three runs scored before missing the rest of the year.
(2012): Selected to All-Big West First Team... Selected for Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I All-West Region Second Team... Finished the season batting .319 with a .361 slugging percentage... Hit two triples and three doubles in 166 at-bats and scored 24 runs...Had 15 multi-hit games with her best games against Maine (Feb. 29) where she went 3-for-4 and scored two runs, and against Pacific (May 11) where she scored two runs and had two RBIs...Only committed five errors in the season and had 84 put-outs.
Junior College: Played two seasons at Mt. SAC where she was named All-SoCal and first-team All-South Coast Conference as a sophomore after leading team to South Coast Conference and regional championships ... Also named to the National Fast Pitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-America Team, and earned all-tournament honors at the junior college state tournament ... Hit .450 with 16 RBI, while setting a record at Mt. SAC with 31 stolen bases ... Also had a .468 on-base percentage and a .507 slugging percentage ... Scored 43 runs, while finishing with six doubles and one triple ... As a freshman, led Mt. SAC to South Coast Conference and regional championships ... Named first-team all-conference after batting .437 with eight RBI and 22 stolen bases ... Also scored 34 runs ... Junior college coach was Kelly Ford ... A member of the Dean's List and President's List at Mt. SAC.
High School: A three-year letter winner at California High School in Whittier, Calif. ... Earned first-team All-Del Rio League honors all three years, while being named first-team all-area twice and second-team all-area once ... As a junior in 2006, led team to a Del Rio League championship while being named All-CIF, team MVP and Best Offensive Player ... Hit .427 with a .510 on-base percentage and a .561 slugging percentage ... As a sophomore, helped team to a Del Rio League championship while being named the Best Offensive Player ... Batted .563 with a .690 slugging percentage and a .576 on-base percentage ... As a freshman, helped team to Del Rio League championship while being named the Best Offensive Player and Most Motivational ... Batted .545 ... High school coach was Jim Kruse.
Major: American Studies
At-Bats: 6, vs. Nevada (3/2/12)
Runs: 2, many times
Hits: 3, many times
RBI: 2, 2x, last vs. Pacific (5/11/12)
Stolen Bases: 1, many times
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- 2017 Louisville Slugger Invitational Schedule (Mar. 9 - Mar. 12)
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