Fresno State senior Taylor Tempel was named one of 32 semifinalists for the Gregg Olson Award
Taylor Tempel and Manny Argomaniz combine for eight hits and seven runs scored in Thursday's offensive display
Fresno State places most selections to All-MW team since joining the league
With the win, Fresno State secured the three-seed at next week's Mountain West Tournament
Fresno State's soccer and volleyball soccer squads led the way with six and five honors, respectively.
Last Updated: June 24, 2014
2014 (Junior): Started in 25 games and appeared 38 times in the 57-game season ... all 25 starts were in left field - the most of any Bulldog during the year ... batted at the No. 2 spot in the lineup 18 times and also appeared in the lineup at the No. 7 (5), No. 8 (2) and No. 6 (1) ... registered 22 hits on the season, 11 were multi-base hits - eight doubles, two triples and one home run ... ranked tied for first on the team for most triples ... registered three multi-hit games and one multi-RBI game ... owned a .196 season batting average ... posted 15 runs and six RBI ... fielding percentage was .979 ... named Academic All-MW and MW Scholar Student-Athlete.
2013 (Sophomore): Made 46 appearances, earning 37 starts ... finished the season with a .239 batting average and a .988 fielding percentage ... had 33 hits, eight doubles, one triple and two home runs ... scored 17 runs and had 11 RBIs ... was a perfect 9-for-9 on stolen bases ... selected to the 2013 Alaska Baseball League All-Star Game ... named 2013 Academic All-MW ... had seven multi-hit games.
2012 (Freshman): Played in 42 games, earning 21 starts ... hit his first home run against San Francisco on March 10 ... recorded 17 hits, eight runs, four RBI and two doubles ... batted .191 with a fielding percentage of .979 ... named to 2012 Academic All-WAC team.
High School: Prepped at Clovis High School ... three-time letterwinner in baseball ... earned Sassano Blanket award ... played outfield and pitched.
Personal: Born in Clovis, Calif. ... son of Doug and Caley Tempel ... has younger sister, Kayla ... also recruited by San Jose State ... hobbies include longboarding and hanging with friends ... favorite athlete is Steven Jackson ... biggest thrill was hitting a home run at Clovis High School ... chose Fresno State because he wants to win ... majoring in business administration-sports marketing.
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