San Diego State Aztecs: Scouting Report

San Diego State Aztecs: Scouting Report

CORVALLIS, OR (WAFB) - LSU's first opponent in the Corvallis Regional is the San Diego State Aztecs.

San Diego State claimed their fifth Mountain West Championship in the past six years with a victory against UNLV on Saturday.

Six Aztecs earned Mountain West honors this season.

Junior pitcher Garrett Hill was named Mountain West Co-Pitcher of the Year and was joined on the first team with senior outfielder Chase Calabuig and junior infielder Jordan Verdon.

Th team's three second-team selections included junior designated hitter Chad Bible, sophomore outfielder Julian Escobedo, and senior pitcher Jacob Erickson.

The San Diego State Aztecs
No. 3 Seed
National rankings: Not ranked
Overall record: 39-19
Mountain West: 18-12, 2nd place (Nevada), Tournament Champions

Team pitching ERA: 3.90
Top pitchers: 
Garrett Hill: 7-2, 3.58 ERA, 75.1 innings pitched, 83 hits, 25 base on balls, 70 strikeouts

Jacob Erickson: 5-3, 3.19 ERA, 67.2 innings pitched, 66 hits, 8 base on balls, 56 strikeouts

Harrison Pyatt: 4-4, 4.44 ERA, 71.0 innings pitched, 56 hits, 36 base on balls, 68 strikeouts

Jorge Fernandez: 6-3, 4.65 ERA, 60.0 innings pitched, 18 base on balls, 46 strikeouts

Team hitting average: .305
Top hitters:
Chase Calabuig: .359 batting average, 21 doubles, 6 triples, 5 home runs and 46 RBI

Jordan Verdon: .341 batting average, 26 doubles, 1 triple, 12 home runs and 65 RBI

Chad Bible: .333 batting average, 11 doubles, 2 triples, 9 home runs and 42 RBI

Matt Rudick: .329 batting average, 4 doubles and 3 triples

Julian Escobedo: .317 batting average, 13 doubles, 2 triples, 2 home runs and 24 RBI
 
Friday's schedule:
First pitch for LSU and San Diego State is scheduled for 3 p.m., followed by Oregon State and Northwestern State at 9:30 p.m.

Both games are scheduled to air on ESPNU.

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