Baseball, inducted in 2003
Was the head coach for the “Dirtbags” for 13 seasons, compiling an impressive 511-290-4 (.638) record... led the 49ers to four College World Series appearances (1989, 1991, 1993, 1998), 11 NCAA Regional appearances and six Big West Conference crowns... had a 218-90 (.708) record in the Big West Conference... was a five-time Big West Coach of the Year and in 1989 was selected as the NCAA Coach of the Year... never had a losing season at LBSU and averaged 30 wins per season... is the all-time school leader with 511 career wins... in his first year at LBSU (1989) he led the 49ers to a school-record 50 wins, after returning just one starter from a 14-win 1988 team... the 1989 team also ran off a record, 18-game win streak to start the year... that team went 50-15 and earned a bid to the College World Series for the first time in school history... coached three Big West Pitchers of the Year and three Big West Players of the Year... sent over 100 Dirtbags into professional baseball, including current major leaguers Jason Giambi, Chris Gomez, Steve Trachsel, Rocky Biddle, Bobby Crosby and Mike Gallo.
Long Beach State Hosts UC Santa Barbara in...02/17/2017 - W. Basketball
Long Beach State welcomes UC Santa Barbara to the Walter Pyramid for a Saturday, Feb. 18 contest ...
Dirtbags Offense Arrives Too Late in Opening...02/17/2017 - Baseball
Long Beach State struggled against Oklahoma starting pitcher Jake Irvin, and only had one...
Saturday’s Softball Games Canceled; Three...02/17/2017 - Softball
Due to heavy rains in Southern California, all three softball games planned to be played on...
Beach Basketball To Play UCSB On The Road Saturday02/17/2017 - M. Basketball
Long Beach State will take its next to last road trip of the season, heading up to the Central...
Beach Athletics All-Access Episode 11: Andy Sythe02/17/2017 - General Release
Catch the latest episode of Beach Athletics All-Access, a podcast where we speak at greater...
Long Beach State Falls Short at Cal Poly, 69-6702/17/2017 - W. Basketball
Long Beach State’s rally came up short as the Beach dropped a two-point contest at Cal Poly...
Player of the Week
Gertz Sets Single Game 3-Point Record In 29 Point Effort
Jessica Gertz turned in a career-best and school-record breaking performance as she drained nine 3-pointers on her way to a career-high 29 points in her first-ever 20-point game. Her nine treys mark the most made-three pointers in program history.
NEXT GAME: Thursday, February 16 vs. at Cal Poly - San Luis Obispo, Calif.
LAST WEEK'S WINNER: Anna Kim, Women's Basketball