Ten former Lions have appeared in professional baseball this summer, including Jason Wheeler for the Minnesota Twins in Major League Baseball.
Harrison Simon and Phil Caulfield were drafted on day three of the MLB Draft.
Niko Decolati drove in three runs in a 3-2 victory over BYU.
LMU will open the WCC Championship Tournament on Thursday vs. BYU.
Cory Abbott was named WCC Pitcher of the Year to lead a pack of seven LMU honorees.
LMU will begin the 2016 season at #11 TCU on Friday night.
West Coast Conference action from Page Stadium April 8, 2017
LMU Baseball vs. Pacific | March 31, 2017 LMU 8, PAC 7
Cory Abbott pitches perfect game in West Coast Conference action at Page Stadium on Mar. 25, 2017
Non-conference match-up from Page Stadium on Mar. 14, 2017
Non-conference action on fourth and final game of series at Page Stadium, Feb. 27, 2017
First team All-WCC in 2016 and 2017... selected in the 32nd round (973rd pick) of the 2017 MLB Draft by the Washington Nationals... hit .341 with 65 runs scored, 14 doubles, four triples, three homers and 51 RBI over the course of his two-year career with LMU... reached base at a .411 clip and drew 39 walks to just 50 strikeouts... stole 17 bases while playing in 101 games and starting 93...
2017... garnered first team All-WCC for second straight season... finished the year ranked third in WCC in batting average while posting second-most hits (105)... batted a team-best .362 with 38 runs scored, LMU-best 12 doubles, two triples, three homers and 35 RBI while serving as LMU's leadoff hitter the bulk of the season... slugged .477 and drew 30 walks to 30 strikeouts... reached base at a .438 clip and stole nine bases... batted .330 with 18 runs scored, six doubles, two homers and 19 RBI in WCC play... hit safely in 10 straight games from 3/19 - 4/4 (.436, 17x39, 8 R, 14 RBI, 3 2B, 2 HR)... posted 26 multi-hit games (2 H 12x, 3 H 13x, 4 H 1x) and hit in all but 15 games with an at bat... 3-for-6 with three runs scored, a HR, two RBI at Portland on 5/21... six-game hit streak from 4/22-5/10 (.484, 9 R, 5 RBI, 4 2B)... 3-for-5 with a run scored and two RBI at Saint Mary's on 4/13... 3-for-6 with two runs scored at CSUN on 4/25... grand slam vs. CSUB on 3/29 - his second HR of the year... WCC Player of the Week on 3/27 (.571, 3 R, 2B, HR, 4 RBI in series win vs BYU)... 3-for-3 with a HR, two runs and four RBI vs. BYU on 3/24 (back-to-back HR with Decolati)... 3-for-4 with a RBI at Cal Poly on 3/12... game-tying RBI-3B on 0-2 count with two out in T9 at Arizona State on 3/4 (LMU W, 3-2)... went 3-for-5 with the triple, a run scored and a RBI in that game vs. ASU... 3-for-5 with a double, a run scored and a RBI at Arizona State on 3/5... hit .400 (6x15) with two runs scored, a double, a triple and two RBI in series at ASU... 3-for-4 with a double, a run scored and two RBI vs. Washington State on 2/25... WCC Player of the Week on 2/20 after hitting .500 (6x12) in series vs. #19 UCSB... 4-for-5 with three runs scored, three stolen bases and a RBI vs. UCSB on 2/19... Preseason All-WCC selection...
2016... named first team All-WCC after hitting .379 with 17 runs scored, two doubles, two triples, 14 RBI and four stolen bases in WCC play... hit safely in 11 of his last 12 WCC contests... strung together 11-game hit streak from 3/19 - 4/8... batted .309 with two doubles, two triples and 16 RBI for the year while appearing in 47 games (40 starts) to finish second on the team in average... scored 27 runs, drew nine walks and six hit-by-pitches, and stole eight bases... finished the year with 13 multi-hit games and four multi-RBI games... closed the year having reached base safely in 19 straight games... reached 43% of the time when leading off an inning (25-for-54)... notched eight two-out RBI... hit .500 (7x14) with five runs scored, a double and three RBI in three-game series at Pacific... 4-for-5 with a double, three runs scored and two RBI at Pacific on 4/23... 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBI vs. USF on 4/8... 3-for-4 at #23 BYU on 3/26 after going 2-for-3 with two RBI on 3/25... 2-for-3 with two runs scored and a stolen base in LMU debut on 2/19 at #11 TCU... 2-for-3 with a triple and two RBI vs. Pepperdine on 4/16...
2015... second team All-Coast Pacific Conference selection... served as team captain... hit team-best .374 with 29 runs scored, nine doubles and 23 RBI over 38 games played as a sophomore... drew 20 walks and stole 18 bases in 21 attempts... reached base at a .463 clip and slugged .435... struck out just nine times over 147 at bats... helped guide Skyline to the playoffs and a regional berth for the first time since 2009...
2014... hit .262 over 33 games played and 122 at bats as a freshman... scored 17 runs and posted three doubles with 10 RBI... struck out just six times while drawing eight walks... swiped four bases in six attempts...
A 2013 graduate of Burlingame High School in Burlingame, Calif... two-year varsity letter winner, including serving as team captain in his senior campaign... garnered All-League and All-Area honors each of his final two seasons... set the record for most RBI in one game (8), belting a pair of homers in the effort... 2013 Prep2prep.com Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division Player of the Year... helped guide his team to the 2012 PAL Bay Division Championship...
Philip Alexander Caulfield was born December 30, 1994 in Burlingame, Calif... son of Elizabeth and Philip Caulfield... has six siblings, including four sisters, Shannon, Katie, Candace and Christine, and two brothers, Tommy and Patrick... twin brother, Tommy, pitches at University of San Francisco... chose to come to LMU because of the coaching staff, great campus, and academics... a communications major.
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