Spartans are eliminated from the Mountain West Tournament with two big innings by UNLV.
Connor Konishi, Ruben Ibarra, and Sam Olsson combined to go 7-for-9, R, 2RBI.
Aaron Pleschner had his first four-hit game of career going 4-4 in the loss against the Falcons.
Spartans defeat Dartmouth for the third time in program history.
AT SAN JOSÉ STATE: Completed his first season as a Spartan.
2018: Appeared in 23 games, started in 12 (4 1B, 8 DH)…First career hit was a game winning two RBI single as a pinch hitter against Dartmouth (3/19)…Batted .245 with six RBI on 12 hits this season…In last 16 appearances he batted .324… First multi-hit game was a three-hit, two RBI performance against UC Santa Barbara (3/24). (Game-by-Game Statistics).
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2017 graduate of St. Francis High School...Earned all-league for baseball, football, and basketball...First team all-county for baseball and football...Earned MVP Award for baseball...Most home runs in school history...In junior season led league in home runs, fielding percentage, on base percentage, slugging percentage, and batting percentage...Led league every year in home runs...Second team all-county for basketball...State finalist in basketball.
MORE ON RUBEN: Plans to major in recreation and management...Parents are Pedro and Nicole....Has two siblings named Pedro and Nicholas...A member of Jacob’s Heart Foundation...Played summer baseball for Northern California Baseball Coast Section under coach James Gomez...Grandpa and uncle are professional steer wrestlers...Plans to pursue professional baseball or scouting after graduation...Enjoys working out, hitting baseballs, and being with friends and family.