Fresno State defeated Nevada 4-3 on day one of the Mountain West Championship Tournament
Fresno State looks to win its series on Senior Day tomorrow at 2:05 p.m.
The Bulldogs take a seven-game home winning streak into their final three-game series at Beiden Field of 2014
Several Bulldog baseball players reached out to the community with their free time during the preseason
Fresno State's Jake Alvarez, Garrett Mundell, Brody Russell and Taylor Tempel have competed at a high level in summer ball up in Alaska.
Fresno State vs. Nevada
May 27, 2012
May 23, 2012
Last Updated: June 24, 2014
2014 (Senior): Started in 12 games and made 43 appearances in the 57-game season ... made seven starts at second base and five at shortstop ... batted 11 times from the No. 9 spot and once in the eighth spot in his 12 starts ... utilized as a pinch-runner and substitute second baseman in games he did not start ... started final five games of the season, which included the Mountain West Championship Tournament (three games), hit .375, scored two runs with one RBI, and made zero errors in 20 chances (15 assists, five putouts) in five-game span ... went 2-for-3 and fielded the game-ending groundout with the potential game-tying run at third base on May 16 vs. San Diego State ... went 1-for-3 with an RBI in the tournament opener vs. Nevada on May 21 ... owned a .258 season batting average ... collected 16 hits on the season with four RBI and scored 11 runs.
2013 (Junior): Made 52 appearances, earning 45 starts ... scored 16 runs ... hit two doubles and went five-for-seven on stolen bases ... drove in nine runs and had a batting average of .222 ... finished the season with a .966 fielding percentage ... named to the 2013 Academic All-MW team ... went 2-for-3 with a RBI and scored a run in the series clinching win over USC on March 3 ... selected to the 2013 Alaska Baseball League All-Star Game.
2012 (Sophomore): Made 49 game appearances, earning 36 starts ... scored 25 runs ... hit his first home run as a Bulldog against Louisiana Tech on May 18 ... hit five doubles and went six for six on stolen bases ... recorded 12 RBI with a season batting average of .320 ... named second-team All-Western Athletic Conference, All-Tournament Team for 2012, and 2012 Academic All-WAC team ... tied for the team's highest hitting streak record with 11 hits set from April 28 through May 19.
2011 (Freshman): Played in 25 games, earning four starts, three of which were at second base ... hit .381 during the year ... had first collegiate hit on March 18 against Washington State ... finished with eight runs on eight hits with two doubles and five RBI ... did not walk or strikeout during the season.
Clovis West HS: Lettered three years in baseball ... played second base and short stop ... helped lead team to a 28-4 finish in 2010 ... selected team captain ... named first-team All-Tri-River Athletic Conference and All-Valley .... named second-team All-State ... senior season hit .405 with 40 runs, 22 RBIs and 17 stolen bases.
Personal: Born April 17, 1992 in Fresno, Calif. ... son of Louis and Cheryl Alvarez ... has two older brothers, Chris and Zach ... likes to spend his free time with family, friends and playing sports ... chose Fresno State because it is a great program and it's a chance to play in front of friends and family.