Fresno State wins a pair of games Sunday to earn 2-1 series victory over Air Force
Baseball America pegs Jesse Medrano as its MW Preseason Freshman of the Year
College Sports Madness names Jimmy Lambert Preseason MW Freshman of the Year
Fresno State improved to 18-4 in elimination games since 2008 as the Bulldogs sent home their second team in as many games.
The Bulldogs' pitching tandem of Tyler Linehan and Jordan Brink combined for 14 strikeouts and freshman Taylor Ward delivered the game-winner with a tenth-inning walk-off solo home run.
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2013 (SOPHOMORE): Named second-team All-MW ... made 55 starts in 56 appearances ... finished the season with 65 hits, 13 doubles and two home runs and also stole three bases ... recorded a .300 batting average and a .942 fielding percentage ... had 21 RBIs ... registered eight games with at least three hits.
2012 (FRESHMAN): Started in all 59 games as the Bulldogs' shortstop ... posted 50 hits with 30 RBI, 22 runs, eight doubles and two stolen bases ... recorded a batting average of .238 and a .913 fielding percentage ... named to 2012 Academic All-WAC team ... ranked ninth in the WAC for number of assists with 143 ... recorded four RBI, two runs scored with a double on the road at New Mexico State on May 11 ... played summer ball for the Alaska Baseball League's Anchorage Glacier Pilots, where he batted .256 and received consideration for the Perfect Game's ABL Top 30 Propsect List.
HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Clovis North High School ... (2011) First-team All-Tri-River Athletic Conference ... first-team All-Valley ... hit .418 with four home runs ... drafted in the 41st round of the 2011 MLB draft by the Baltimore Orioles. (2010) First-team All-County Metro Athletic Conference ... First-team All-California Interscholastic Federation (Central Section) ... hit .477 with seven home runs ... participated in Rawlings Nor Cal World Series ... team captain (football and baseball). (2009) First-team All-CMAC ... all-state underclassman (California) ... finished with .494 batting average ... first-team All-CMAC in football as a quarterback.
Personal: Born April 26, 1993 in Fresno, Calif. ... son of Maurico and Delia Mariscal ... has four older siblings: one brother, Mo; and three sisters, Samantha, Melissa and Clarissa ... hobbies include fishing ... was also recruited by UC Santa Barbara, Cal Poly and Arizona ... favorite athlete is Alex Morgan.