Cory Abbott dealt 7.0 strong innings as LMU earned a 3-2 win over San Francisco to take a WCC series.
Blake Redman dealt 6.0 innings and allowed just two runs with a career-high-tying eight strikeouts.
Baseball will look to even a three-game series with UCSB today at 6 p.m.
LMU will host #19 UC Santa Barbara on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday of this week.
LMU put the winning run in scoring position in the ninth, but lost to #25 Long Beach State.
Non-conference match-up from Page Stadium on Mar. 14, 2017
2016 Iggy Awards presented by the Lions Athletic Fund at Doubletree LA Westside Apr. 27, 2016
2015 WCC Baseball Championship - Game 1 vs. USD
Non-conference match-up from Page Stadium
LMU Baseball vs Saint Joseph's | February 21, 2015
Photos by Glenn Marzano
Joe Murray is in his fourth season with LMU baseball... 2015 WCC All-Academic honorable mention selection...
2016... played in nine games, starting one... hit .250 over four official at bats, but did score four runs... drove in one run and drew three walks... was a perfect 2-for-2 in stolen base attempts... made the start at second base and posted first hit and RBI of the year on 5/10 at UCR... scored two runs after entering as a pinch hitter on 4/20 at CSU Bakersfield... entered as a pinch runner and stole a pair of bases and scored at UC Irvine on 3/22... scored the tying run in the top of the eighth at UCLA on 4/12...
2015... played in 20 games overall while starting 13 at second base... hit .120 with six runs scored and a RBI... also drew three walks and five hit-by-pitches... proved errorless on 57 chances at second base defensively... collected first career hit on 2/15 vs. San Jose State while also drawing a pair of hit-by-pitches in that game... scored twice and collected first career RBI in game two of a doubleheader vs. Saint Joseph's on 2/21... WCC All-Academic honorable mention selection...
2014... did not appear in a game for the Lions as a freshman...
A 2013 graduate of Davis High School in Davis, Calif... a two-year varsity letterwinner for head coach Dan Arriola... served as team captain as a senior and was also named Team MVP... garnered All-Conference and All-League honors as a junior and senior... also named All-Area as a senior... hit .344 and collected 10 steals as a junior... hit .409 with six doubles, four triples, and 17 stolen bases in his last year of competition...
Joseph William Murray was born August 23, 1995 in Davis, Calif... son of Esterlyn and Kenneth Murray... has two brothers, Gabriel and Luke... also considered Long Beach State, University of San Francisco, and Cal Poly Pomona, but chose LMU because of it's academic prestige, small class sizes, and the beautiful campus and location... a political science major with an economics minor.
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