Lopez finished second on Cal-State Fullerton in batting average with a .341 clip. Carlos ranked first on the Titans with ten multi-RBI performances. His 34 RBI's placed him second on the team. Lopez received All-Regional Tournament Team honors. Lopez batted an astonishing .556 against left handed pitching in 2011. Carlos slugged home 54 runs as a freshman.He earned second team All-Big West placement in his inaugural campaign at Cal State-Fullerton.His true freshman season never happened due to a torn ACL. He red-shirted and now seems to have regained his excellent play. In high school, Lopez took home First team All Mission League accolades in his final three seasons at Crespi Carmelite High School. He batted above .350 in all of his high school campaigns.