Chris O'Riordan To Chat Live Online
March 6, 2001
STANFORD, Calif. - Stanford junior baseball player Chris O'Riordan will make a special visit to the gostanford.com/ESPN.com moderated chat room this Thursday, March 8 (12:15 p.m. PT). O'Riordan will chat with fans about the 10th-ranked Stanford baseball team that has started the season with a 14-5 record, as well as the Cardinal's upcoming highly anticipated three-game non-conference series versus arch-rival USC at Sunken Diamond (March 9-11, 6 pm, 1 pm, 1 pm).
O'Riordan has been the team's hottest hitter for most of the season and currently leads the club with a .364 batting average, six doubles, 22 RBI, seven stolen bases and 28 hits. O'Riordan has already posted a career-high 11-game hitting streak in 2001 (January 28 ï¿½ February 23).
Last season, O'Riordan led the club with a .366 batting average while adding three homers and 34 RBI.
O'Riordan began his Stanford career as a walk-on during his freshman year in 1999 and eventually earned the starting position at second base early in the 2000 season. He was named the team's Most Improved Player and earned Stanford's annual Jack Shepard Memorial Award for the team's highest batting average a year ago. O'Riordan was also named honorable mention All-Pac-10 and earned First Team Pac-10 All-Academic in 2000.
If you would like to ask your question for O'Riordan ahead of time, feel free to leave your questions now and we will save them for his arrival. Otherwise, he will chat with you on Thursday!