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Dirtbags blast Aggies in 16-3 rout

Matt Moreno, Staff writer

April 30, 2009

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Box scoreThe Long Beach State offense continued to swing the bats well Friday night as it put double-digit runs on the scoreboard for the third time in the last four games.T.J. Mittelstaedt went 3-for-4 to help the Dirtbags pick up the 16-3 victory against the visiting UC Davis Aggies at Blair Field.Besides three hits, Mittelstaedt had four RBIs, three runs scored and a two-run home run to lead LBSU. Three other Dirtbags had t...

The Postseason Push: Dirtbags need strong run to make NCAAs

The Postseason Push: Dirtbags need strong run to make NCAAs

Tucker Savoye, Staff writer

April 29, 2009

Filed under Baseball, Sports

At the halfway point in their Big West Conference schedule, the Dirtbags are 7-5 and sit at 20-20 overall. The 7-5 mark puts them fourth in the Big West race behind UC Irvine (11-1), Cal Poly (10-5) an...

Sports Picks: Women’s golf earns No. 15 seed for NCAA West Regional

Daily 49er sports staff

April 27, 2009

Filed under Baseball, Men's Golf, Softball, Sports

SoftballJunior earns first Player of the Week honorJunior left fielder Ashley Weber was named Big West Conference Softball Player of the Week on Monday.Weber earned the first weekly honor of her career after helping the 49ers take two out of three against Cal State Fullerton as she batted .636 (7-for-11) with two RBIs, three runs scored and three doubles. She also laid down her conference-leading 24th sacrifice bunt.The Yo...

Sports Picks: Dirtbags sweep Pacific

Daily 49er sports staff

April 25, 2009

Filed under Baseball, Men's Track & Field, Men's Volleyball, Men's Water Polo, Sports

BaseballLBSU sweeps PacificThe Dirtbags (20-19, 7-5 Big West Conference) completed the series sweep with a 10-3 win Sunday over the Pacific Tigers (16-22, 7-8 Big West). Down two in the third, the Dirtbags scored four runs and captured the lead for good. Devin Lohman and TJ Mittelstaedt each homered and went a combined 6-for-10 with six RBIs.On Saturday, LBSU scored eight runs in one inning, tying a season high, en route to a...

Aztecs drop Dirtbags, 6-3

Aztecs drop Dirtbags, 6-3

Tony Ibarra, Contributing writer

April 20, 2009

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Box scoreSAN DIEGO — The Long Beach State Dirtbags fell, 6-3, against the host San Diego State Aztecs Tuesday night at Tony Gwynn Stadium.The game started off slowly, with each pitcher working at a...

Baseball, softball pitchers earn weekly honors

Daily 49er sports staff

April 19, 2009

Filed under Baseball, Softball, Sports

The Big West Conference honored Long Beach State's Adam Wilk and Brooke Turner as the Pitcher of the Week in their respective sports Monday.Wilk, a junior left-hander for the Dirtbags, tossed eight scoreless innings in a 1-0 win over Cal State Northridge last Friday. He struck out six batters, allowed just four hits and retired the last 12 batters he faced.The award was Wilk's first of his career and first for a Dirtbag th...

Emotional reliever registers save

Daniel Ramirez, Assistant sports editor

April 18, 2009

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Box scoreFor the Dirtbags, baseball may have been the last thing they were concerned about on Sunday.In an emotional win, Long Beach State managed to score three late runs en route to a 5-2 victory over Cal State Northridge at Blair Field.With the Dirtbags up three, Josh Corrales entered the game to record the final out and pick up his first save of the season.Corrales pitched with a heavy heart as his father — who was d...

Dirtbags fall on Reunion Day

Dirtbags fall on Reunion Day

Matt Moreno, Staff writer

April 17, 2009

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Box scoreThe current crop of Dirtbags couldn't channel the magic from the 1989 Long Beach State squad, which was in attendance at Blair Field.LBSU dropped another pitcher's duel, 3-1, at the hands of the ...