No. 9 Stanford Visits San Jose State Wednesday

April 30, 2002

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Wed., May 1, 7 pm, PT - TBA vs. TBA

California (26-22, 8-10) at No. 9 Stanfordsize>

Fri., May 3, 6 pm, PT - RHP Brent Hale (2-3, 5.74) vs. RHP Jeremy Guthrie (6-1, 2.89)
Sat., May 4, 1 pm, PT - RHP Trevor Hutchinson (7-4, 3.19) vs. LHP Tim Cunningham (5-2, 4.08)
Sun., May 5, 1 pm, PT - RHP Matt Brown (5-2, 3.13) vs. RHP John Hudgins (7-0, 4.01)
A live audio broadcast of all three Stanford-California Baseball games this week will be available on KZSU (90.1 FM) as well as online at gostanford.com ... Chad Goldberg and Nick Kapur will call all the action ... Wednesday's rescheduled game will not be broadcast ... Live stats will also be available for all four games at gostanford.com.

STANFORD BASEBALL QUICK TEAM NOTES
Stanford will visit San Jose State on Wednesday with a perfect 5-0 record in non-conference midweek games this season, including a 5-4 win over the Spartans at Sunken Diamond on April 9 ... The game was postponed one day because of rain on Tuesday ... Stanford has won each of the last four meetings versus San Jose State ... Stanford has dropped two-of-three games in consecutive weekends at Washington (4/19 - 4/21) and Oregon State (4/26 - 4/28) to fall into a fourth place tie in the Pac-10 standings with a 6-6 conference mark ... Stanford had won 12 consecutive regular season series before the two consecutive series losses and has still won 29 of its last 33 series overall ... Stanford has come from behind in 14 of its 29 victories this season ... Stanford has been successful in close games this season with an 8-4 mark in one-run contests and a 4-2 record in extra-inning games ... Stanford has scored five or more runs in an inning 18 times this season ... Stanford is averaging 8.2 runs per game, reaching double figure runs 12 times and double figure hits on 28 occasions ... Stanford is currently hitting .323, while posting a 3.86 ERA and a .971 fielding percentage ... Stanford has hit 17 triples to only three for its opponents this season and also has a sizeable lead in homers with a 52-24 advantage ... Stanford has used 35 different starting lineups in 41 games this season ... Stanford's 29-12 record this season is two games behind the team's 31-10 mark through 41 games a year ago ... Stanford is attempting to qualify for the College World Series for the fourth consecutive season as the 2002 senior class is looking to become the first class of Stanford Baseball players to reach Omaha in each of its four years ... Stanford has qualified for the CWS title game in each of the last two years ... Stanford is coming off three straight 50-win seasons for the first time in school history and has compiled a record of 180-60 (.750) since 1999.

STANFORD BASEBALL QUICK INDIVIDUAL NOTES
National Player of the Year candidate Jason Cooper continues to lead the team with a .366 batting average, 10 homers and 39 RBI despite not homering or a driving in a run for the past seven games and currently struggling without a hit in his last 13 at bats ... Chris O'Riordan (.360, 236-655) and Sam Fuld (.358, 147-411) are both making runs at Stanford's career batting average record (Jack Shepard, .362) ... O'Riordan has briefly risen above the .362 marks at times this year ... Fuld is making a run at it as the team's hottest hitter over the last nine games, going 21-for-38 (.553) with eight multiple-hit contests during the stretch to move into second this season with a .359 batting average ... Fuld paces the club in hits (66) and doubles (13) ... O'Riordan is third among regulars with a .355 batting average, while leading the team in bases on balls (23) ... Brian Hall leads the team with nine stolen bases in nine chances ... Stanford's regular starting rotation of Jeremy Guthrie, Tim Cunningham and John Hudgins is a combined 18-3 with a 3.59 ERA ... Hudgins tossed his first career shutout and the first by a Stanford pitcher this year in a 13-0 win at Oregon State (4/28).

STANFORD-SAN JOSE STATE PREVIEW AND HISTORY
Stanford and San Jose State will meet for the second time this season after the Cardinal squeezed out a 5-4 comeback victory in the first game between the clubs this season. Stanford has struggled with four losses in its last seven games, while San Jose State has won nine of its last 10 contests. Stanford is hitting .323, fielding at a .971 clip and has posted a 3.86 ERA. San Jose State is hitting .301 with a .975 fielding percentage and a 4.14 ERA. Stanford has won four straight games overall versus the Spartans with the last Spartan victory coming in a 4-1 win at Sunken Diamond on February 29, 2000. Last year, the Cardinal picked up a pair of narrow victories, winning 5-3 in 10 innings at San Jose State (4/3/01) and 4-3 at Stanford (4/24/01). Stanford leads the all-time series, 72-29.

A CLOSER LOOK AT 2002 STANFORD-SAN JOSE STATE GAMES
at Stanford 5, San Jose State 4 (April 9, 2002) - Stanford scored four times in the bottom of the eighth inning for a 5-4 comeback win over San Jose State. Jason Cooper hit a three-run homer to right field with two outs and Danny Putnam followed two batters later with a pinch-hit RBI double to score Carlos Quentin with the eventual game-winning run. Jonny Dyer picked up the victory and Darin Naatjes pitched a scoreless ninth inning to earn the save. Three Stanford relievers - Mark Jecmen, Dyer and Naatjes - combined to hold the Spartans to one run and three hits over the final six innings. Travis Becktel (3-5, RBI) led the San Jose State offense and was the only player in the game with three or more hits. Hector Zamora (2-3, 2 2B), Adam Shorsher (2-4, RBI) and Kevin Frandsen (2-4) had two hits each for the Spartans. Quentin (2-4, HR, RBI) was the only Cardinal player with a multiple-hit game.

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BATTERIES: San Jose State - Malott, Esposito (3), Dorsa (4), Cook (6), Gemmell (8) and Shorsher. Stanford - Ehrlich, Jecmen (4), Dyer (8) and Garko. HRs: Stanford - Quentin (5th, solo in 2nd), Cooper (7th, 3-run in 8th).

STANFORD-CALIFORNIA BASEBALL SERIES PREVIEW AND HISTORY
Stanford will host California in a three-game series this Friday-Sunday, May 3-5 (6 pm, 1 pm, 1 pm, PDT). Stanford is tied for fourth in the Pac-10 after dropping two-of-three games at Oregon State last Friday-Sunday. California (26-22, 8-10 Pac-10) is in sixth place in the conference standings after being swept by Washington last Friday-Sunday. Stanford won two-of-three games in a non-league series at California in the first meeting between the clubs this year (Friday-Sunday, March 8-10). Stanford scored 15 runs in the seventh and eighth innings of a 15-4 win in the series opener. California eeked out a 2-1 win in the middle game of the series and the Cardinal won the rubber game, 4-2. The teams split six games last season with the Cardinal winning two-of-three non-conference games at Sunken Diamond and California taking two-of-three conference games at Evans Diamond. Stanford leads the all-time series, 214-207.

A CLOSER LOOK AT 2002 STANFORD-CALIFORNIA GAMES
Stanford 4, at California 2 (March 10, 2002) - Stanford picked up a 4-2 victory over California to take of two-of-three games in the non-conference series and extend its regular season series win streak to eight. Jason Cooper hit his third home run of the series and extended his career-high hit streak to 11 games. John Hudgins (3-0) earned the victory by holding the Golden Bears to one run on six hits over the first 6.0 innings, while Darin Naatjes earned his first collegiate save by retiring the only batter he faced for the final out of the game. Arik VanZandt (2-3, 2 SB) and Sam Fuld (2-5) had a pair of hits each for the Cardinal, while David Weiner (2-4, 2B, RBI) was the only California player with more than one hit.

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BATTERIES: Stanford - Hudgins, Rich (7), Naatjes (9) and Garko. California - Todoroff, Ingram (5), Brown (6) and Baker. HRs: Stanford - Cooper (4th, solo in 6th).

at California 2, Stanford 1 (March 9, 2002) - California scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and held on for a 2-1 upset victory over Stanford. Brian Montalbo held Stanford to one run on five hits through the first 7.1 innings to earn the victory and Matt Brown held the Cardinal scoreless on one hit over the final 1.2 innings to pick up his third save. Ben Conley (2-2, 2B, SB) had two of California's five hits. Tim Cunningham (4-1) had his 10-game win streak snapped, losing for the first time since May 28, 2000, despite holding the Golden Bears to two runs (one earned) and four hits over the first 7.0 innings. Chris O'Riordan (2-3) was the only Stanford player with more than one hit.

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BATTERIES: Stanford - Cunningham, Ehrlich (8) and Garko. California - Montalbo, Brown (8) and Baker. HRs: None.

Stanford 15, at California 4 (March 8, 2002) - Stanford scored 15 runs in the seventh and eighth innings to rally for a 15-4 victory over California. Jason Cooper (5-5, 2 HR, 4 RBI) had the first two-homer game of his career and also had a career-high five hits to lead Stanford's 17-hit attack. Jeremy Guthrie picked up his 10th consecutive win on the mound dating back to last season, scattering five hits and four runs with six strikeouts over the first 7.0 innings. Stanford tied a season-high with four homers as Ryan Garko and Carlos Quentin also went deep. Garko (2-5, HR, 3 RBI) extended his hit streak to a season-high 10 games, while Quentin (2-4, 2B, HR, 3 RBI), Scott Dragicevich (2-4) and Sam Fuld (2-5, RBI) also had two hits each. Brian Horwitz (2-4, 2B) was the only California player with more than one hit.

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BATTERIES: Stanford - Guthrie, McCally (8), Naatjes (9) and Garko. California - Hutchinson, Ingram (7), Hale (8), Gross (8), Kahoalii (8) and Baker. HRs: California - Conley (1st, 3-run in 4th); Stanford - Garko (5th, 3-run in 7th), Cooper 2 (2nd, solo in 7th; 3rd, 3-run in 8th), Quentin (4th, 2-run in 7th).

2002 STANFORD-OREGON STATE GAME REVIEWS
Stanford 13, at Oregon State 0 (April 28, 2002) - John Hudgins tossed his first career shutout and Stanford picked up 19 hits in a 13-0 blowout victory over Oregon State to salvage the final game of a three-game series. Sam Fuld (4-4, 2B, HR, 2 RBI, SB) and Chris O'Riordan (4-6, 2B, HR, 3 RBI) led the Cardinal offense with four hits each. Fuld added a career-high five runs scored, the most runs scored by a Cardinal player in a game this season. Hudgins allowed just four hits and struck out five in pitching the first shutout of the season for the Cardinal. He retired 14 straight batters at one point from the third through the seventh innings. Ryan Garko (3-4, 2 2B, 3 RBI), Andy Topham (3-5, 2 2B, 2 RBI) and Scott Dragicevich (3-5) added three hits each for Stanford, who tied a season-high with seven doubles. Aaron Mathews (2-4) had half of Oregon State's four hits. Oregon State starter Mark McLemore (2-3) took the loss, allowing four runs and six hits in 2.2 innings.

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BATTERIES: Stanford - Hudgins and Lucy. Oregon State - McLemore, Ekstrom (3), Stykel (5), Kline (6), Garcia (8), Postlewait (9), Sanders (9) and Richie, McMullen (9). HRs: Stanford - O'Riordan (7th, 2-run in 3rd), Fuld (3rd, solo in 8th).

at Oregon State 4, Stanford 3 (April 27, 2002) - Oregon State knocked off Stanford for the second straight day with a 4-3 victory as Aaron Mathews scored the game-winning run on a wild play in the bottom of the eighth inning. J.R. Runyon struck out on a wild pitch that moved runners to second and third base. Mathews scored when Stanford catcher Ryan Garko tried to throw Brian Barden out at second base and the ball skipped by Cardinal second baseman Chris O'Riordan. Ty Kline (5-0) picked up the victory, while Dan Rich (1-1) suffered the loss.

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BATTERIES: Stanford - Cunningham, Rich (8) and Garko. Oregon State - Copeland, Kline (8), Ekstrom (9), Sanders (9) and Richie. HRs: Oregon State - Pietsch (4th, solo in 4th).

at Oregon State 3, Stanford 1 (April 26, 2002) - Ben Rowe tossed a complete game four-hitter as Oregon State shut down Stanford, 3-1. Jeremy Guthrie (6-1) had his 11-game win streak snapped despite tossing his first complete game of the season, scattering eight hits and three runs with five strikeouts. Ryan Garko's fourth inning solo homer gave the Cardinal a short-lived 1-0 lead. Garko (2-4, HR, RBI) had two of Stanford's season-low four hits. Biles (2-4, 2B) was the only Oregon State player with more than one hit. Chris O'Riordan had both his career-high hit (12) and on-base (38) streaks broken by going 0-for-4.

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BATTERIES: Stanford - Guthrie and Garko. Oregon State - Rowe and Udy, Richie (9). HRs: Stanford - Garko (8th, solo in 4th).

STANFORD FALLS FIVE SPOTS TO NO. 9 IN BASEBALL AMERICA POLL
Stanford fell five spots in this week's Baseball America poll released April 29 after dropping two-of-three games at Oregon State last Friday-Sunday. The Cardinal had been the nation's No. 4 team in all four major polls last week but also fell in this week's polls to No. 8 (Baseball Weekly/ESPN), No. 11 (Collegiate Baseball) and No. 9 (NCBWA). Stanford began the season as the nation's unanimous No. 1 team and stayed on top of the Baseball America poll for the first seven weeks of the season before finally falling out of the top spot for the first time on April 1. Stanford spent two weeks (4/9 - 4/16) last year as the nation's unanimous No. 1 team and six weeks as Baseball America's top team (3/12 - 4/16) before finishing the year at No. 2 in all four polls. Stanford has been ranked No. 1 at one point during each of the past six years (including 2002). Stanford's poll history includes a run as 'king of the polls' in 1998 when the team held the top spot in the Baseball America poll for the entire regular season (a record 14 consecutive weeks). USC (No. 20 Baseball America, No. 19 Baseball Weekly/ESPN, No. 16 Collegiate Baseball, No. 23 NCBWA) and Arizona State (No. 24 Baseball Weekly/ESPN, No. 24 NCBWA) are the other ranked Pac-10 teams.

STANFORD DROPS SECOND STRAIGHT REGULAR SEASON SERIES
Stanford dropped its second straight regular season series by losing two-of-three games at Oregon State (4/26 - 4/28) last weekend after also losing two-of-three the previous weekend at Washington (4/19 - 4/21) to snap its regular season series win streak ended at 12. The Cardinal began the regular season win streak last year with series victories over Arizona (5/11 - 5/13/01) and at Washington State (5/18 - 5/20/01). This year, the Cardinal won its first 10 regular season series versus Cal State Fullerton (2/1 - 2/3), at Florida State (2/8 - 2/10), at Fresno State (2/15 - 2/18), versus Santa Clara (2/22 - 2/24), versus Cal Poly (3/1 - 3/3), at California (3/8 - 3/10), at USC (3/23 - 3/24), versus Texas (3/28 - 3/30), at Arizona (4/5 - 4/7) and versus USC (4/12 - 4/14). Stanford had three sweeps (5/11 - 5/13/01 Arizona series, Cal Poly, 3/23 - 3/24/02 USC series) during the stretch and won two-of-three games in the other nine series. Stanford has also won 29 of its last 33 regular season series.

CARDINAL DROPS FIRST TWO SERIES OPENERS OF SEASON
Stanford has lost its last two series openers at Washington (4/19, 3-1) and at Oregon State (4/26, 3-1). The Cardinal began the season with victories in each of its first 10 series openers versus Cal State Fullerton (2/1, 7-4), at Florida State (2/8, 9-3), at Fresno State (2/15, 6-2), versus Santa Clara (2/22, 5-4), versus Cal Poly (3/1, 8-6), at California (3/8, 15-4), at USC, 9-6 (3/23 - Game 1), versus Texas (3/28, 7-6 in 10 innings), at Arizona (4/5, 5-4 in 18 innings) and versus USC (4/12, 6-5 in 10 innings).

WINNING THE CLOSE ONES
Stanford has been successful in one-run games and extra-inning contests this season. The Cardinal has posted an 8-4 record in one-run games and a 4-2 mark in extra-inning contests.

APRIL SHOWERS BRING MAY FLOWERS
For the second consecutive season, the Cardinal has struggled in the second half of April. Last year, the team struggled to a 3-5 record during its eight games in the second half of the month. This year, the team finished at 4-4. The month of May was much better to the Cardinal last season when the club posted a 12-3 record.

TOP OF THE PAC
Stanford is trying to keep alive its string of eight consecutive finishes among the top two in the Pac-10 standings (includes Pac-10 Southern Division). The Cardinal has also finished either first or second in the league standings 19 times over the last 21 years with the only blemishes over that time period a fourth place finish in 1989 and a sixth place showing in 1993. With a current 6-6 conference record, Stanford is 2.0 games behind Washington (8-4 Pac-10) in second place and 3.5 games behind league leader USC (11-4 Pac-10).

ONE MORE WIN FOR 30 AND ANOTHER WINNING SEASON
Stanford needs just one more win to reach the 30-victory mark and guarantee a winning season for the ninth straight year. The last time the Cardinal didn't win 30 games and didn't have a winning season was when the club finished 27-28 in 1993. In fact, it's a rarity when the Cardinal doesn't reach 30 wins or have a winning season. Stanford has 30 or more wins 23 times in 25 years with Mark Marquess as coach and has posted 24 winning seasons during that time.

COMEBACK CARDINAL
Stanford has trailed before coming back to win in 14 of its 29 victories this season -- (vs. Cal State Fullerton, 2/1, 2/2; at Florida State, 2/9, vs. Santa Clara, 2/22, 2/24; at Cal, 3/8, vs. Texas, 3/28; at Arizona, 4/5; at USC, 3/23 - Game 1; vs. San Jose State, 4/9; vs. USC, 4/11; vs. Saint Mary's, 4/16; at Washington, 4/20; vs. Sacramento State, 4/24).

PERFECT 5-0 IN MIDWEEK NON-CONFERENCE GAMES
Stanford has posted a perfect 5-0 record in midweek non-conference games this season. The Cardinal has knocked off Brigham Young (2/12, 8-1), USF (4/2, 4-1), San Jose State (4/9, 5-4), Saint Mary's (4/16, 19-2) and Sacramento State (4/24, 6-5) this year.

OFFENSE BREAKS OUT IN SERIES FINALE AT OREGON STATE
After hitting .180 with just seven hits combined in the first two games of the series at Oregon State, Stanford broke out for 19 hits in a 13-0 victory over the Beavers in the series finale. Sam Fuld (4-4, 2B, HR, 2 RBI, SB, career-high five runs) and Chris O'Riordan (4-6, 2B, HR, 3 RBI) led five Stanford players with three or more hits. Ryan Garko (3-4, 2 2B, 3 RBI), Andy Topham (3-5, 2 2B, 2 RBI) and Scott Dragicevich (3-5) added three hits each.

JOHN HUDGINS TOSSES FIRST CAREER SHUTOUT TO IMPROVE TO 7-0
John Hudgins tossed his first career shutout and the first by a Stanford player this season in a 13-0 Cardinal win at Oregon State last Sunday (4/28). Hudgins allowed just four hits and struck out five, retiring 14 consecutive batters at one point. Hudgins improved to 7-0 with the victory and has two of Stanford's three complete games this season.

CHRIS O'RIORDAN SECOND ON CAREER BATTING AVERAGE LIST
Chris O'Riordan currently sits in second place on Stanford's career batting average list (.360, 236-655), .002 percentage points behind all-time leader Jack Shepard (.362).

CHRIS O'RIORDAN HAS TWO LONG STREAKS SNAPPED
Chris O'Riordan had both his career-high hit streak (12 games, 4/5 - 4/21) and his on-base streak (38 games, 2/1 - 4/21) snapped when he went 0-for-4 without reaching base in the series opener at Oregon State (4/26). O'Riordan was 23-for-55 (.418) with two doubles, three homers, 12 RBI and two stolen bases during the 12-game hit streak. O'Riordan did extend his string of consecutive games started at second base to 152 by starting in all three games of the Oregon State series (4/26 - 4/28).

CHRIS O'RIORDAN LEADING CARDINAL IN PAC-10 PLAY
Chris O'Riordan has been Stanford's top hitter among regulars in Pac-10 action with a .407 batting average (22-54) in 12 Pac-10 games. O'Riordan has also contributed three doubles, four homers, 10 RBI, three stolen bases and 11 runs scored.

SAM FULD JUMPS TO FOURTH-PLACE TIE ON CAREER BATTING AVERAGE LIST
Sam Fuld has moved all the way up Stanford's career batting average list into a fourth-place tie (.358, 147-411) after going 21-for-38 (.553) with eight multiple-hit contests in the last nine games.

JEREMY GUTHRIE HAS 11-GAME WIN STREAK SNAPPED
Jeremy Guthrie had his 11-game win streak snapped when he took the loss at Oregon State (4/26) in a 3-1 Beaver victory despite tossing his first complete game of the season. The loss was his first since being defeated at Sacramento State nearly a year ago on May 2, 2001. Guthrie won his last five decisions last year over Arizona (5/11/01), Washington State (5/18/01), Marist (5/25/01), South Carolina (6/1/01) and Cal State Fullerton (6/13/01). This year, he won his first six decisions against Cal State Fullerton (2/1), Florida State (2/8), Fresno State (2/15), Cal Poly (3/1), California (3/8) and USC (3/23). He also had five no decisions during the stretch that lasted for a total of 16 starts.

REGULAR STARTING PITCHING ROTATION NOW 18-3 WITH 3.59 ERA
Stanford's regular starting pitching rotation of Jeremy Guthrie (6-1, 2.89, 87.1 IP, 78 SO), Tim Cunningham (5-2, 4.08, 70.2 IP, 43 SO) and John Hudgins (7-0, 4.01, 67.1 IP, 46 SO) is now a combined 18-3 with a 3.59 ERA this season.

PERFECT ON THE PATHS
Stanford has four players with more than five stolen bases who have combined to be a perfect 28-for-28 in stolen base attempts this season. Brian Hall (9-9) leads the way, followed by Arik VanZandt (7-7), Andy Topham (6-6) and Donny Lucy (6-6). As a team, the Cardinal has been successful in 48-of-61 (.787) stolen base attempts.

BIG INNING BONANZA
Stanford has scored five or more runs in an inning 18 times in 2002. Following is a complete list of innings in which the Cardinal has scored five or more runs ... Cal State Fullerton (2/2, 17-1, 9 runs in 4th) ... at Florida State (2/8, 9-3, 7 runs in 1st) ... at Florida State (2/9, 15-11, 5 runs in 5th, 5 runs in 8th) ... Brigham Young (2/12, 8-1, 5 runs in 5th) ... at Santa Clara (2/23, 9-13, 6 runs in 1st) ... Cal Poly (3/2, 18-5, 8 runs in 2nd, 6 runs in 6th) ... Cal Poly (3/3, 7 runs in 2nd) ... California (3/8, 15-4, 7 runs in 7th, 8 runs in 8th) ... at USC (3/23 - Game 1, 9-6, 5 runs in 6th) ... Texas (3/28, 7-6 in 10 innings, 5 runs in 9th) ... at Arizona (4/6, 7 runs in 7th) ... at Arizona (4/7, 13-15, 7 runs in 2nd) ... USC (4/14, 15-4, 6 runs in 7th) ... Saint Mary's (4/16, 19-2, 5 runs in 7th, 8 runs in 8th).

PERFECT IN MIDWEEK GAMES
Stanford is a perfect 5-0 in midweek games this season with Tuesday victories over Brigham Young (2/12, 8-1), USF (4/2, 4-1), San Jose State (4/9, 5-4) and Saint Mary's (4/16, 19-2). The Cardinal defeated Sacramento State, 6-5, in its most recent midweek game last Wednesday (4/24).

STANFORD SUFFERS FIRST LOSING STREAK OF SEASON
Stanford's first and only losing streak of the year came when the Cardinal dropped the first two games at Oregon State (4/26 - 4/27). Last year, the Cardinal had only two losing streaks, dropping three straight from April 17-21 and two in a row from April 27-28.

BIG CROWDS
Stanford is averaging 2513 fans per contest through its first 19 home games this season compared to an average of 1969 through the first 18 games last year, an increase of 544 per game.

SERIES BREAKDOWN
Stanford is 10-2 in series openers, 6-6 in the middle games of series and 8-4 in series finales.

WINNING EVERY INNING
Stanford has outscored its opponents in every inning this season.

MISCELLANEOUS NOTES
Jason Cooper earned NCBWA National Player of the Week (4/16) and Pac-10 Player of the Week (4/15) honors after hitting four homers and driving in 10 runs in four games ... Carlos Quentin set a new NCAA Division I single game record when he was hit by five pitches at Florida State (2/9) ... Stanford is 16-3 at home and 13-9 on the road ... Stanford was picked first in the 2002 Preseason Pac-10 Coaches Poll.

STANFORD BASEBALL HISTORY
Stanford's storied baseball program has had many highlights as the program is in its 109th season with an all-time record of 2308-1460-32 (.612). The Cardinal won NCAA titles in 1987 and 1988 before returning to the CWS championship game in each of the last two years (2000, 2001). The program has had winning seasons in 36 of its last 37 campaigns (also 53 of the last 55), has recorded three straight 50-win seasons for the first time in school history (1999-2001) and reached the 40-win mark in seven consecutive campaigns (1995-2001). Just a few of the other highlights have included 13 College World Series appearances, 18 conference titles and 22 NCAA Tournament berths. Stanford has boasted a total of 43 All-Americans who have earned a total of 50 All-American honors. Stanford has also garnered three NCAA Player of the Year choices in Jeff Austin (1998), David McCarty (1991) and Steve Dunning (1970). Other numbers for the Cardinal Baseball program include 96 All-Conference players earning a total of 121 All-Conference honors, 57 major league players and 12 first round draft picks in the last 15 years.

OFFENSIVE REPORT
Stanford's team batting average currently sits at .323, .014 percentage points lower than its school record of .337 set in 1981. The team's batting average has been at .315 or higher all season. Stanford has its mark from a season-low .315 after a game at Arizona (4/5) with 12 or more hits in 10 of its last 15 games. The recent surge has included a pair of season-high-tying 19-run games in a 19-2 win versus Saint Mary's (4/16) and a 19-1 win at Arizona (4/6) with a season-high 26 hits in the latter. Stanford had gone six games without posting double-digit runs before scoring 13 times in its most recent game at Oregon State (4/28). Stanford has scored double-digit runs 12 times overall and is averaging 8.2 runs per game. The team also has double-digit hits in 28 of its first 41 games. The Cardinal has hit 52 homers in 41 games. Jason Cooper continues to lead the team in batting average (.366), homers (10), RBI (39) and slugging percentage (.691) despite going 0-for-13 over his last four games and not homering or driving in a run over his last seven games and Stanford's last eight. Sam Fuld leads the team in hits (66), doubles (13) and at bats (184), while ranking second on the cub with a .359 batting average. Fuld has been on a tear of late, going 21-for-38 (.553) with eight multiple-hit contests in the last nine games. Chris O'Riordan paces the club in walks (23) and on-base percentage (.438, co-leader). Ryan Garko leads the club with 47 runs scored and co-leads the team with a .. Carlos Quentin paces the squad with three triples and has been hit by a team-high 14 pitches. Brian Hall leads the club with nine stolen bases in eight opportunities. O'Riordan (.355), Andy Topham (.336), Quentin (.327), Ryan Garko (.325), Scott Dragicevich (.321) and Arik VanZandt (.316) are other regulars hitting above .300.

PITCHING REPORT
Stanford's ERA currently sits at 3.86 through its first 41 games, just 0.36 higher than last year's final 3.50 mark. Stanford's regular starting rotation of Jeremy Guthrie (6-1, 2.89, 87.1 IP, 78 SO), Tim Cunningham (5-2, 4.08, 70.2 IP, 43 SO) and John Hudgins (7-0, 4.01, 67.1 IP, 46 SO) is a combined 18-3 with a 3.59 ERA. Hudgins leads the team in victories, while Guthrie paces the club in innings pitched and strikeouts. Hudgins has two of the squad's three complete games in victories versus Texas (3/30) and at Oregon State (4/28) with his first career shutout and the team's only shutout in the latter. Guthrie has the team's other complete game in a loss at Oregon State (4/26) and has the team's longest performance of the year with a career-high 10.0 innings pitched at Arizona (4/5) in an eventual 18-inning Stanford win. Others pitching primarily out of the bullpen include Dan Rich (1-1, 1.06, 1 SV, 17.0 IP, 20 SO), Darin Naatjes (3-0, 2.77, 2 SV, 13.0 IP, 15 SO), Ryan McCally (3-2, 3.09, 5 SV, 32.0 IP, 28 SO), Jonny Dyer (2-0, 3.86, 11.2 IP, 8 SO), David O'Hagan (0-0, 3.97, 11.1 IP, 8 SO), Drew Ehrlich (0-2, 4.83, 2 SV, 31.2 IP, 35 SO), J.D. Willcox (2-1, 6.75, 10.2 IP, 3 SO) and Mark Jecmen (0-3, 7.54, 22.2 IP, 16 SO).

DEFENSIVE REPORT
Stanford's fielding percentage currently sits at .971, its highest mark since the club was at .974 following the fifth game of the season and just .006 below last year's .977 school record and nation's best mark. Stanford has been errorless in five of its last 10 games and a total of 14 games this year. Ryan Garko leads the club with 257 putouts, while Chris O'Riordan has a team-high 144 assists. The Cardinal has turned 48 double plays, including a season-high four at Fresno State (2/18). Arik VanZandt posted a team season-best 15 putouts at Arizona (4/6). O'Riordan had a team season-best 10 assists at Arizona (4/5).

STANFORD HEAD COACH MARK MARQUESS
One of the nation's premier collegiate coaches, Mark Marquess is in his 26th season at the helm of Stanford Baseball in 2002. Marquess has a career record of 1075-527-5 (.670), all at Stanford. Marquess coached his 1600th game at Stanford last week in a 19-2 win over Saint Mary's (4/16). Last year, he became the 23rd coach in the history of NCAA Division I baseball to reach the 1000-win mark with a 6-2 victory over Florida State in a game played on February 9, 2001. The 1969 Stanford graduate has led the Cardinal to two NCAA titles (1987, '88) and two other CWS title game appearances (2000, '01), as well as 11 College World Series appearances (1982, '83, '85, '87, '88, '90, '95, '97, '99, 2000, '01), 11 NCAA Regional titles (1982, '83, '85, '87, '88, '90, '95, '97, '99, 2000, '01), 10 Pac-10 or Pac-10 Southern Division regular season titles (1983, '84, '85, '87, '90, '94, '97, '98, '99, 2000) and three NCAA Super Regional championships (1999, 2000, '01). The Cardinal has qualified for the NCAA Tournament 19 times under Marquess. He began the 2002 season ranked 12th in victories and 16th in winning percentage among active Division I baseball coaches, while ranking 23rd on the all-time victory list and 42nd on the all-time winning percentage list. He has been named NCAA Coach of the Year three times (1985, '87, '88) and has received Pac-10 or Pac-10 Southern Division Coach of the Year honors on eight occasions (1983, '85, '87, '90, '94, '97, '98, '99). The Cardinal has suffered just one losing season during his tenure and has finished either first or second in the prestigious Pacific-10 (formerly Pac-10 Southern Division) 19 times in the last 21 seasons. Stanford has had 99 professional baseball draft picks in the past 17 seasons, including 12 first round selections in the last 15 years. A member of the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame, Marquess was the head coach of the 1988 United States Olympic baseball team that captured the gold medal. Marquess was also an accomplished football and baseball standout on The Farm and is a member of the Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame. He is one of only six collegiate baseball head coaches to have both played and coached in the College World Series. Marquess was the starting first baseman and a First Team All-American on Stanford's 1967 College World Series squad and played four seasons of minor league baseball with the Chicago White Sox organization.

COMMENTS FROM MARK MARQUESS
(on the upcoming California series) 'We always have played excellent series with California and are looking forward to another great series this weekend. They have an excellent and talented ballclub.'

(on losing two-of-three games the last two weekends at Washington and Oregon State) 'Washington and Oregon State both played well and we would like to have won at least another game at those places, but we must move on and play well from here on out.'

(on the Pac-10 race) 'USC has moved out in front of everybody else a little bit but there are still a lot of teams still involved in battling for a championship. It should be a good race for the title and the next couple of spots in the standings right up until the end of league play.'

(on playing three of the final four Pac-10 series at home) 'We hope that playing a bunch of home games over the final four weeks of the season will work in our favor. We've traditionally played well at home and hope to continue that in the next four weeks.'

(on the balance in the Pac-10) 'Anybody is capable of beating another Pac-10 team in a series. All the teams have enough talent to do that. The league is very unpredictable. The team that's going to win the league is one that can get a couple of sweeps and not get swept, but that will be difficult to do. I would be surprised if anybody ran away with the league title.'

STANFORD COACHING STAFF
Dean Stotz is in his 26th campaign with Stanford Baseball and his third season as associate head coach after he was promoted to the position prior to the 2000 campaign. Stotz served for 23 years as an assistant. Stotz currently coaches third base while also handling various offensive and defensive aspects of the game. Tom Kunis (3rd season) handles the Cardinal pitching staff, while Dave Nakama (3rd season) returns as an assistant coach after three seasons as the head coach at San Francisco State. Nakama, also a Cardinal assistant in 1997 and 1998, assists with all aspects of the game and serves as Stanford's first base coach.

2002 STANFORD PLAYER NOTES
(For information prior to the 2002 season please refer to the 2002 Stanford Baseball Media Guide)

HITTERS
#4 - JONNY ASH (L/R, INF, 5-18, 175, Jr.) -- 2002 Season Stats: .263, 0 HR, 5 RBI, 0 SB ... Updated Career Stats: .318, 0 HR, 29 RBI, 0 SB ... Last Game at Oregon State: 0-1 ... Last Series at Oregon State: 0-1 (.000) ... 2002 Stats vs. San Jose State: 0-1 (.000) ... 2001 Stats vs. San Jose State: 0-1 (.000) ... Current Hitting Streak: None ... Has gone 3-for-17 (.176) as a pinch-hitter this season ... Had his biggest pinch-hit versus USF (4/2) with a two-RBI single to cap a four-run Cardinal sixth in a 4-1 Stanford win ... Had a game-winning RBI infield single versus Texas (3/28) in his second at bat of the game to lift the Cardinal to a 7-6, 10-inning victory.

#11 - CHRIS CARTER (L/L, INF/OF, 6-0, 205, Fr.) -- 2002 Season Stats (same as career stats): .246, 2 HR, 10 RBI, 0 SB ... Last Game at Oregon State: 1-1 ... Last Series at Oregon State: 1-3 (.333) ... 2002 Stats vs. San Jose State: 0-2 (.000) ... Current Hit Streak: 1 game (4/28) ... Hit a solo homer in the series opener versus USC (4/12) ... Scored the game-winning run on a passed ball in Stanford's 5-4 win in 18 innings at Arizona (4/5) ... Had his first career homer and the second two-hit game of his career versus Cal Poly (3/2 - 2-3, 2B, HR, 2 RBI) ... Made his first collegiate start at Fresno State (2/15 - 2-3, 2 2B).

#18 - JASON COOPER (L/R, DH/OF, 6-2, 210, Jr.) -- 2002 Season Stats: .366, 10 HR, 39 RBI, 0 SB ... Updated Career Stats: .291, 21 HR, 85 RBI, 3 SB ... Last Game at Oregon State: DNP ... Last Series at Oregon State: 0-6 ... 2002 Stats vs. San Jose State: 1-4 (.250), HR, 3 RBI ... 2001 Stats vs. San Jose State: 1-2 (.500), RBI ... Current Hit Streak: None ... National Player of the Year and All-American candidate ... Leads the club in batting average (.366), homers (10), RBI (39) and slugging percentage (.662) ... Has struggled by going 0-for-13 in his last 13 official at bats, while not homering or driving in a run in his last seven games and Stanford's last eight ... Was 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles at Washington (4/20) ... Had a monster stretch the previous week with four homers and 10 RBI in four games to earn NCBWA National Hitter (4/16) and Pac-10 Player of the Week (4/15) honors ... Had his second two-homer game of the season and four RBI in the middle game of a three-game series versus USC (4/13), as well as a homer and three RBI in the series finale versus the Trojans (4/14) ... Hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the eighth to tie the game versus San Jose State (4/9) in an eventual 5-4 Stanford win ... Was 3-for-5 with a double, homer off the scoreboard and two RBI at Arizona (4/6) ... Posted a torrid career-high 15-game hit streak (2/15 - 3/28), going 27-for-57 (.474) with five doubles, five homers and 20 RBI during the stretch ... Was 4-for-9 with a double and three RBI in a doubleheader at USC (3/23) before hitting a tape measure homer in his first at bat of the series finale versus the Trojans (3/24) ... Had a monster game in the opener of the Cal series (3/8), going 5-for-5 (career-high for hits) with the first two-homer game of his career and four RBI ... Added another homer in the series finale versus the Golden Bears (3/10) ... Led off the Cal Poly series by going 3-for-4 with a double and three RBI (3/1) before hitting his first homer of the year and collecting three RBI in the middle game (3/2), and going 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI in the series finale (3/3) ... Had a three-hit game versus Santa Clara (2/24 - 3-4, 2B) ... Drove in the game-winning run with a ninth inning RBI-single versus Santa Clara (2/22) ... Was 2-for-4 with a double and three RBI at Florida State (2/10) ... Had four hits (4-4, 4 RBI) in a 17-1 win over Cal State Fullerton (2/2) before he was pinch-hit for prior to the final two at bats in his spot in the lineup ... Had six consecutive singles in six official at bats (2/1 - 2/3).

#8 - SCOTT DRAGICEVICH (R/R, SS, 6-3, 205, Sr.) -- 2002 Season Stats: .321, 0 HR, 12 RBI, 2 SB ... Updated Career Stats: .299, 5 HR, 48 RBI, 8 SB ... Last Game at Oregon State: 3-5 ... Last Series at Oregon State: 3-5 (.600) ... 2002 Stats vs. San Jose State: 1-2 (.500) ... 2001 Stats vs. San Jose State: 3-9 (.333), 2 RBI ... Current Hit Streak: 1 game (4/28) ... Made his first start (at 3B) at Oregon State (4/28) after nine consecutive games of not starting and was 3-for-5 ... Had started 91 consecutive games at shortstop before not starting versus Texas (3/29) and has been a part-time starter since with six starts in the last 17 games ... Tied for fourth on the team with 10 doubles ... Walked with the bases loaded in the bottom of the sixth to break up a scoreless tie in a 4-1 win over USF (4/2) ... Drove in the game-winning run in a 12-10 Stanford win at USC (3/23 - Game 2) with an RBI single in the top of the 11th inning ... Has made only four errors defensively in 113 chances and 29 starts for a .965 fielding percentage ... Was 3-for-3 (2B, 3B) versus Brigham Young (2/12) ... Had five consecutive two-hit games (2/1 - 2/9) to open the season.

#5 - SAM FULD (L/L, OF, 5-10, 180, So.) -- 2002 Season Stats: .359, 3 HR, 26 RBI, 4 SB ... Updated Career Stats: .358, 3 HR, 63 RBI, 15 SB ... Last Game at Oregon State: 4-4, 2B, HR, 2 RBI, SB, career-high five runs scored ... Last Series at Oregon State: 6-12 (.500), 2B, HR, 3 RBI, SB ... 2002 Stats vs. San Jose State: 0-4 (.000) ... 2001 Stats vs. San Jose State: 4-8 (.500), 2B ... Current Hit Streak: 2 games (4/27 - 4/28) ... All-American candidate ... The hottest hitter on the club with eight multiple-hit games in his last nine contests, going 21-for-38 (.553) with a double, triple, homer, seven RBI and three stolen bases during the stretch ... Ranks tied for fourth on Stanford's all-time batting average list with a career mark of .3583 (147-411) ... Leads the club in hits (66), doubles (13), at bats (184) and multiple-hit games (22) with seven three-hit games and three four-hit games ... Had a huge game at Oregon State (4/28), going 4-for-4 with a double, homer, two RBI, stolen base and a career-high five runs scored ... Was 3-for-4 with an RBI versus Sacramento State (4/24) ... Stole a pair of bases for the first time in his career at Washington (4/21) ... Tied a career-high four hits versus Saint Mary's (4/16 - 4-6, 3B, RBI) ... Was 2-for-3 with three RBI versus USC (4/14) ... Had a big game hitting in the number nine spot for the first time this year at Arizona (4/6), going 3-for-5 with a double, triple, homer and career-high six RBI (tied for the most by a Cardinal player this season) ... Was 13-for-32 (.406) with five doubles and three RBI during a seven-game hit streak (3/10 - 3/30) ... Tied a career-high with four hits (4-4, RBI) at Fresno State (2/16) ... Also has three-hit games versus Texas (3/30 - 3-5, 2B, 2 RBI), versus Cal Poly (3/1 - 3-4, 2B, 2 RBI) , twice at Florida State (2/9 - 3-6; 2/10 - 3-5, 2B) and versus Cal State Fullerton (2/1 - 3-4, 2 2B) ... Hit his first collegiate home run versus Brigham Young (2/12) ... Posted a torrid six-game hit streak (2/8 - 2/16), going 14-for-26 (.538) with two doubles, a homer and three RBI during the stretch.

#12 - RYAN GARKO (R/R, C/DH, 6-3, 235, Jr.) -- 2002 Season Stats: .325, 8 HR, 35 RBI, 1 SB ... Updated Career Stats: .327, 15 HR, 79 RBI, 1 SB ... Last Game at Oregon State: 3-4, 2 2B, 3 RBI ... Last Series at Oregon State: 6-10 (.600), 2 2B, HR, 5 RBI ... 2002 Stats vs. San Jose State: 0-1 (.000) ... 2001 Stats vs. San Jose State: 3-6 (.333), 2B, HR, 3 RBI ... Current Hit Streak: 3 games (4/26 - 4/28) ... All-American candidate ... Leads the team with 47 runs scored and tied for second in homers (8) ... Was 3-for-4 with two doubles and three RBI at Oregon State (4/28) ... Snapped out of an 0-for-13 skid with hits in three of his final four at bats at Washington (4/20 - 3-5, RBI) ... Was 3-for-4 with an RBI at USC (3/23 - Game 2) ... Posted a season-long 10-game hit streak (2/15 - 3/8) in which he was 15-for-42 (.357) with two doubles, three homers and 13 RBI before going 0-for-4 in each of the final two games of the Cal series (3/9 - 3/10) ... Hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning at Cal (3/8) to break up a shutout and start Stanford's 15-4 comeback win ... Hit a two-run walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift Stanford to an 8-7 win over Santa Clara (2/24) ... Had three consecutive two-hit games versus Santa Clara (2/22 - 2-4, RBI; 2/23 - 2-3, 2B, 2 RBI; 2/24 - 2-4, HR, 3 RBI) ... Was 3-for-4 with a homer and three RBI at Florida State (2/9) ... Opened the season by going 6-for-8 (.750) in the first two games (2/1, 2/2) of the Cal State Fullerton series ... Tied a career-high with four hits (4-4, 2B, HR, 2 HBP, 2 RBI) versus Cal State Fullerton (2/2) ... Leads the club with 257 putouts.

#3 - BRIAN HALL (R/R, OF, 6-0, 175, So.) -- 2002 Season Stats: .252, 3 HR, 23 RBI, 9 SB ... Updated Career Stats: .271, 5 HR, 44 RBI, 15 SB ... Last Game at Oregon State: 0-5 ... Last Series at Oregon State: 1-10 (.100), SB ... 2002 Stats vs. San Jose State: 0-3 (.000) ... 2001 Stats vs. San Jose State: 1-3 (.333) ... Current Hit Streak: None ... Has struggled with just three hits in his last 26 at bats (.115) after a four-game hit streak (4/12 - 4/16) in which he was 7-for-12 (.583) with a double, two homers, eight RBI and a stolen base ... Hit homers in back-to-back games versus USC (4/13 - 4/14) with four RBI in the series finale versus the Trojans (4/14) ... Pinch-ran and had a pair of stolen bases at Arizona (4/5) ... Leads the team with nine stolen bases in nine chances ... Scored the dramatic game-winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning versus Texas (3/28) in a 7-6 comeback victory ... Had a key two-RBI double in the sixth inning of a 9-6 win at USC (3/23 - Game 1) ... Picked up a pair of hits in the final game of the series versus Santa Clara (2/24 - 2-3) and two RBI versus Santa Clara (2/23) ... Had a huge game against Cal State Fullerton (2/2), going 3-for-5 with a double, homer and a career-high six RBI (tied for the most by a Stanford player in a game this season).

#15 - DONNY LUCY (R/R, 1B/C, 6-3, 205, Fr.) -- 2002 Season Stats (same as career stats): .291, 3 HR, 29 RBI, 6 SB ... Last Game at Oregon State: 1-5, 2B, RBI ... Last Series at Oregon State: 1-5 (.200), 2B, RBI ... 2002 Stats vs. San Jose State: DNP ... Current Hit Streak: 2 games (4/16 - 4/28) ... Started for the first time after not staring in eight games at Oregon State (4/28), going 1-for-5 with a double and an RBI ... Has contributed 29 RBI and six stolen bases ... Was 3-for-6 with two doubles and three RBI at Arizona (4/6) ... Had the first triple of his career versus Cal Poly (3/2) ... Posted a career-high seven-game hit streak (2/18 - 3/3) in which he was 10-for-29 (.345) with a triple, two homers, 10 RBI and three stolen bases ... Had at least one RBI in his first 12 collegiate starts (2/8 - 3/2), picking up three RBI in four of the contests and totaling 22 during the stretch ... Hit his most recent homer versus Santa Clara (2/24) after his first two collegiate homers the previous week versus Brigham Young (2/12) and Fresno State (2/18), picking up three RBI in both games ... Had two huge games to begin the Florida State series, going 2-for-4 with a double, three RBI and a stolen base in the series-opener (2/8) and then 3-for-6 with a double, stolen base and three RBI in the middle game of the series (2/9).

#1 - CHRIS O'RIORDAN (R/R, 2B, 5-9, 180, Sr.) -- 2002 Season Stats: .355, 7 HR, 36 RBI, 3 SB ... Updated Career Stats: .360, 22 HR, 138 RBI, 26 SB ... Last Game at Oregon State: 4-6, 2B, HR, 3 RBI ... Last Series at Oregon State: 4-13 (.308), 2B, HR, 3 RBI ... 2002 Stats vs. San Jose State: 1-4 (.250) ... 2001 Stats vs. San Jose State: 4-9 (.444), HR, RBI, SB ... Current Hit Streak: 1 game (4/28) ... National Player of the Year and All-American candidate ... Has started 152 straight games at second base ... Had a pair of streaks snapped at Oregon State (4/26) when he was 0-for-4 without reaching base ... Had previously had a career-high 12-game hit streak (4/5 - 4/24, 23-55, .418, 2 2B, 3 HR, 12 RBI, 2 SB) and a 38-game on base streak (2/1 - 4/24) ... Currently ranks second on Stanford's all-time batting average list (.360, 236-655), two percentage points behind all-time leader Jack Shepard (.362) ... Leads the team with 23 bases on balls, a .438 on-base percentage and 144 assists ... Co-leads the team with seven three-hit games ... Ranks second on the club with 43 runs scored, 61 hits and 12 doubles, as well as third with a Ranks third on the club with a .355 batting average ... Has had three hit streaks of 10 or more games this season ... Was 4-for-6 with a double, homer and three RBI at Oregon State (4/28) ... Was 3-for-5 with four RBI versus Saint Mary's (4/16) ... Walked a career-high four times (the most by a Stanford player this season) versus USC (4/14) ... Was 3-for-5 with an RBI versus USC (4/13) ... Had a pair of big back-to-back games at Arizona, going 3-for-5 with the first two-homer game of his career and three RBI in the middle game of the series (4/6) before tying a career-high with four hits (4-5) in the series finale (4/7) ... Had a 10-game hit streak (3/3 - 3/30), going 17-for-40 (.425) with four doubles, two homers and 11 RBI during the streak ... Hit a dramatic game-tying home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth versus Texas (3/28) to send the game into extra innings in an eventual 7-6 Cardinal victory, finishing the game with a career-high five RBI ... Picked up his 200th career hit in the series-opener at USC (3/23 - Game 1) ... Posted back-to-back three-hit games versus USC, going 3-for-4 with a double, homer and RBI in the series finale (3/24) and 3-5 with a double and two RBI in the nightcap of a doubleheader (3/23) ... Picked up a three-hit game versus Cal Poly (3/3 - 3-4, 2B, RBI) after hitting three sacrifice flies for his first three-RBI game of the year the previous day (3/2) ... Tied an individual career-high and team season-high by scoring four runs in the series-opener versus Cal Poly (3/1) ... Posted an 11-game hit streak (2/8 - 3/1) but hit only a moderate .312 (15-48) with five doubles, a triple, homer and five RBI during the streak that included eight one-hit games ... Had a key two-run homer to nearly help the Cardinal pull out a comeback in a 7-6 loss at Florida State (2/10) ... Was 3-for-6 with two doubles and three RBI at Florida State (2/9).

#7 - DANNY PUTNAM (L/L, OF, 5-10, 185, Fr.) -- 2002 Season Stats (same as career stats): .220, 1 HR, 10 RBI, 2 SB ... Last Game at Oregon State: 0-0 ... Last Series at Oregon State: 0-7 (.000), RBI ... 2002 Stats vs. San Jose State: 1-1 (1.000), 2B, RBI ... Current Hit Streak: None ... Has started seven of the team's last 10 games in left field ... Contributed a key RBI triple during the seventh inning of Stanford's 9-4 comeback win at Washington (4/20) ... Had back-to-back two-hit games versus USC (4/12 - 2-5, HR, 2 RBI; 4/14 - 2-6, RBI, SB) ... Had a game-winning pinch-hit RBI double in the bottom of the 10th in a 5-4 win over San Jose State (4/9) ... Had the first two-hit game of his career at Arizona (4/5, 2-7, 3B) ... Picked up the first hit of his collegiate career versus Cal Poly (3/8).

#24 - CARLOS QUENTIN (R/R, OF, 6-2, 215, So.) -- 2002 Season Stats: .327, 8 HR, 38 RBI, 7 SB ... Updated Career Stats: .338, 19 HR, 90 RBI, 12 SB ... Last Game at Oregon State: 0-5, RBI ... Last Series at Oregon State: 2-12 (.167), RBI ... 2002 Stats vs. San Jose State: 2-4 (.500), HR, RBI ... 2001 Stats vs. San Jose State: 1-8 (.125), RBI ... Current Hit Streak: None ... All-American candidate ... Leads the team in triples (3) and multiple-RBI games (12) ... Ranks second on the club in RBI (38) and tied for second in homers (8) and stolen bases (7) ... Recently posted a seven-game hit streak (4/16 - 4/27) in which he was 9-for-25 (.360) with two homers, seven RBI and a stolen base ... Had a three-run homer in the bottom of the seventh to key Stanford's comeback 6-5 win over Sacramento State (4/24 - 2-4, 2B, HR, 3 RBI) ... Had a double, homer and three RBI versus USC (4/13) ... Posted a season-high eight-game hit streak (2/28 - 3/9) in which he was 13-for-34 (.382) with three doubles, two triples, a homer, eight RBI and three stolen bases ... Scored the game-winning run against San Jose State (4/9) after singling with two outs and no runners on base ... Was 3-for-4 with a double and three RBI at Arizona (4/7) ... Tied a career-high with four hits (4-6, 2B, 3B, 2 RBI) at Arizona (4/6) ... Hit a key two-run homer in the seventh inning at Cal (3/8) that gave Stanford its first lead (6-4) in a 15-4 comeback victory ... Posted a torrid six-game hit streak (2/9 - 2/22), going 13-for-23 (.565) with three doubles, a homer, five RBI and two stolen bases during the stretch ... Scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth of a 5-4 win over Santa Clara (2/22) ... Tied a career-best with four hits (4-4, 2B) in the first game of a series at Fresno State (2/15) and had three hits (3-5, HR, 2 RBI) in the series finale at Fresno State (2/18) ... Set an NCAA Division I single-game record when he was hit by five pitches at Florida State (2/9) ... Had a pair of homers and five RBI in the season-opening Cal State Fullerton series (2/1 - 2/3) ... Hit a three-run homer off the scoreboard in his first at bat of the season versus the Titans (2/1), the second year in a row he has led off his season with a homer in his first at bat.

#6 - TOBIN SWOPE (R/R, INF, 5-11, 185, Jr.) -- 2002 Season Stats: .433, 0 HR, 5 RBI, 1 SB ... Updated Career Stats: .385, 0 HR, 5 RBI, 3 SB ... Last Game at Oregon State: DNP ... Last Series at Oregon State: 1-6 (.167) ... 2002 Stats vs. San Jose State: DNP ... 2001 Stats vs. San Jose State: 0-0 (.000) ... Current Hit Streak: 1 game (4/27) ... Started the first two games of the Oregon State series (4/26 - 4/27) at third base after having not started the previous nine games ... Hitting .433 (13-30) in five starts and 17 games played ... Started two-of-three games at Arizona (4/5 - 4/7) and went 7-for-12 (.583) with two doubles, five RBI and a stolen base ... Posted a career-high five hits (5-5, 2B, 3 RBI) at Arizona (4/6) ... Made his first collegiate start versus Texas (4/29) and had one hit in each game of the Texas series (4/28 - 4/30), going 3-for-7 (.429) ... Had the first two-hit game of his career versus Cal Poly (3/2 - 2-2).

#21 - ANDY TOPHAM (R/R, 3B/SS, 6-2, 200, Sr.) -- 2002 Season Stats: .336, 4 HR, 25 RBI, 6 SB ... Updated Career Stats: .299, 17 HR, 104 RBI, 20 SB ... Last Game at Oregon State: 3-5, 2 2B, 2 RBI ... Last Series at Oregon State: 5-12 (.417), 3 2B, 2 RBI, SB ... 2002 Stats vs. San Jose State: 0-4 (.000) ... 2001 Stats vs. San Jose State: 2-7 (.286), 2B ... Current Hitting Streak: 2 games (4/27 - 4/28) ... Posted back-to-back multiple-hit games at Oregon State, going 3-for-5 with two doubles and three RBI in the final game of the series (4/28) ... Was 3-for-4 versus Sacramento State (4/24) ... Picked up a season-high five RBI, the first two-triple game by a Stanford player this season and three hits versus Saint Mary's (4/16 - 3-4, 2B, 2 3B, 5 RBI) ... Has started 10 straight games at shortstop after starting 24 of the first 30 games at third base ... Had a big three-game series at Arizona (4/5 - 4/7), going 10-for-18 (.556) with a double, two homers, six RBI and a stolen base ... Posted the first five-hit game of his career (5-8, HR, RBI) at Arizona (4/5) before coming back with three hits (4/6 - 3-6, 2B, 2 RBI) and three RBI (4/7 - 2-4, HR, 3 RBI) in the final two games of the series ... Returned to action versus USC (3/24) after missing six games due to a hamstring injury and was back in the starting lineup for all three games of the Texas series (3/28 - 3/30) ... Had a six-game hit streak (2/2 - 2/12), going 9-for-24 (.375) with two doubles, seven RBI and two stolen bases during the stretch ... Picked up his first three-hit game of the season at Santa Clara (2/23 - 3-3) ... Hit his first home run of the season at Fresno State (2/18) ... Was 2-for-4 with a double, stolen base and three RBI at Florida State (2/8) ... Had a pair of back-to-back 2-for-4 contests in the final two games of the Cal State Fullerton series (2/2, 2/3).

#2 - ARIK VANZANDT (R/R, 1B/3B, 6-1, 200, Sr.) -- 2002 Season Stats: .316, 3 HR, 16 RBI, 7 SB ... Updated Career Stats: .290, 13 HR, 72 RBI, 18 SB ... Last Game at Oregon State: 0-4 ... Last Series at Oregon State: 0-4 (.000) ... 2002 Stats vs. San Jose State: 0-0 (.000) ... 2001 Stats vs. San Jose State: 2-7 (.286), RBI, SB ... Current Hitting Streak: None ... Had a key RBI single in the top of the eighth to put Stanford ahead 5-4 in an eventual 9-4 Cardinal comeback win at Washington (4/20) ... Posted three straight multiple-hit games (4/13 - 4/16), going 8-for-12 (.667) with a double, two homers, six RBI and a stolen bases during the stretch ... Was 3-for-4 with a homer and three RBI versus USC (4/14) ... Was 3-for-4 with a homer versus USC (4/13) ... Replaced Andy Topham at third base in the second game of the Cal Poly series after Topham was injured following his first at bat and immediately went on a seven-game hit streak (3/2 - 3/23), going 13-for-25 (.520) with two triples, a homer, seven RBI and five stolen bases ... Tied for second on the team in triples (2) and stolen bases (7) ... Had a pair of stolen bases at Cal (3/10) ... Picked up his second three-hit game of the season versus Cal Poly (3/3 - 3-4, RBI, SB) ... Posted a 3-for-4 game with two doubles versus Cal State Fullerton (2/2) ... Had a team game-high 15 putouts at Arizona (4/6).

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#28 - JEREMY GUTHRIE (R/R, 6-1, 200, Jr.) -- 2002 Season Stats: 6-1, 2.89 ERA, 87.1 IP, 78 SO ... Updated Career Stats: 19-5, 2.85, 221.1 IP, 206 SO ... 2002 Stats vs. San Jose State: DNP ... 2001 Stats vs. San Jose State: DNP ... Notes: National Player of the Year and All-American candidate ... Has a 6-1 record with a 2.89 ERA through his first 12 starts ... Took the loss at Oregon State (4/26) despite throwing his first complete game of the season to snap an 11-game win streak with his last previous loss at Sacramento State (5/2/01) ... Leads the team in both strikeouts (78) and innings pitched (87.1) ... Has posted a 2.18 ERA in 33.0 innings over his last four starts (all Pac-10 games) but has three no decisions and one loss ... Received no decision with 6.0 scoreless innings at Washington (4/19), allowing just two hits and seven strikeouts before being removed prior to the seventh inning of a 3-1 Washington win ... Tossed 9.0 innings versus USC (4/12), scattering six hits and four runs (three earned) with eight strikeouts ... Had the longest outing of his career at Arizona (4/5), tossing 10.0 inning and allowing just two runs and nine hits to receive no decision in a game that Stanford eventually won 5-4 in 18 innings ... Scattered eight hits and six runs (three earned) in 6.0 innings at USC (3/23 - Game 1) in his most recent victory ... Needed a Stanford comeback to win at Cal (3/8) as the Cardinal scored 15 runs in the seventh and eighth innings for a 15-4 win in a game Cal led 4-0 after six innings ... Allowing just five hits and two runs (one earned) with eight strikeouts in 8.0 innings in an 8-6 win over Cal Poly (3/1) ... Also has victories over Fresno State (2/15), Florida State (2/8) and Cal State Fullerton (2/1) ... Has tossed at least 6.0 innings in each of his 12 starts.

#27 - TIM CUNNINGHAM (L/L, 6-3, 190, Jr.) -- 2002 Season Stats: 5-2, 4.08 ERA, 70.2 IP, 43 SO ... Updated Career Stats: 16-4, 3.84, 194.2 IP, 133 SO ... 2002 Stats vs. San Jose State: DNP ... 2001 Stats vs. San Jose State: 0-0, 40.50 ERA, 1 G, 0.2 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO ... Notes: Tossed 7.0 effective innings in his most recent start at Oregon State (4/27), allowing just five hits and three runs (two earned) with seven strikeouts but received no decision in Stanford's 4-3 loss ... Picked up a victory at Arizona (4/6), limiting the Wildcats to five hits and one run over 7.0 innings ... Had his most impressive performance of year and the longest outing of his career versus Texas (3/28), shutting out the Longhorns for 9.0 innings but picking up a no-decision in a 2-0 Cardinal loss ... Had won 10 straight games before taking the loss in a 2-1 defeat at Cal (3/9) despite allowing just four hits and two runs (one earned) in 7.0 innings ... Picked up a no-decision at USC (3/23) in a game that Stanford eventually won 12-10 in 11 innings ... Scattered 10 hits and four runs over 6.0 innings to earn a victory in an 18-5 win over Cal Poly (3/2) ... Pitched wonderfully in back-to-back starts versus Brigham Young (2/12) and Fresno State (2/18), allowing no earned runs in 11.2 innings to pick up a pair of victories ... Held Fresno State without an earned run in 7.2 innings, scattering three hits and taking a shutout into the eighth inning ... Tossed 4.0 scoreless innings as a starter versus Brigham Young (2/12), allowing only one hit ... Began his 2002 campaign with a victory over Cal State Fullerton (2/2) in the second game of the season-opening series, scattering five hits and one run ... Leads the team with 13 starts, while ranking second on the club innings pitched (70.2), as well as third in victories (5) and strikeouts (43).

#17 - JOHN HUDGINS (R/R, 6-2, 195, So.) -- 2002 Season Stats: 7-0, 4.01 ERA, 67.1 IP, 46 SO ... Updated Career Stats: 8-5, 4.12, 113.2 IP, 96 SO ... 2002 Stats vs. San Jose State: DNP ... 2001 Stats vs. San Jose State: DNP ... Notes: All-American candidate ... Has improved to 7-0 after tossing his first career shutout and the first by a Stanford pitcher this season at Oregon State (4/28) in his most recent outing, limiting the Beavers to four hits with five strikeouts ... Leads the club in victories (7), while ranking second in strikeouts (46), tied for second in appearances (13) and third in innings pitched (67.1) ... Pitched effectively in a no-decision effort at Washington (4/21), giving up five hits and three runs over 7.1 innings ... Picked up a victory versus USC (4/14), scattering nine hits and four runs over the first 7.0 innings ... Tossed his first career complete game (9.0 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 7 SO) and the first by a Stanford pitcher this season in a 7-2 win over Texas (3/30) ... Tossed 6.2 innings, giving up just five hits and four runs at USC (3/24) ... Scattered six hits and one run over 6.0 innings in a 4-2 win at Cal (3/10) ... Made his first start of the season versus Cal Poly (3/3) and held the Mustangs scoreless over the first 6.0 innings, facing only one batter over the minimum before allowing three runs in the seventh ... Picked up a win out of the bullpen in a wild 15-11 Stanford victory at Florida State (2/9) ... Impressive performance (4.1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO) in relief versus Cal State Fullerton (2/3) in his first outing of the season.

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#33 - JONNY DYER (R/R, 6-1, 180, Fr.) -- 2002 Season Stats (same as career stats): 2-0, 3.86 ERA, 9.1 IP, 6 SO ... 2002 Stats vs. San Jose State: 1-0, 0.00 ERA, 1 G, 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO ... Notes: Had his most difficult outing of the season versus Sacramento State (4/24), giving up four runs and two hits in 1.2 innings ... Had previously given up just one earned run in his first 10.0 innings ... Pitched 2.0 scoreless innings versus Saint Mary's (4/16) ... Picked up his second collegiate victory with a perfect inning in a 5-4 win over San Jose State (4/9) and his first collegiate victory versus Santa Clara (2/24) after entering the game in the top of the ninth and forcing the only batter he faced into an inning-ending double play ... Pitched a perfect inning against Cal Poly (3/2) ... Struck out the side in 1.0 innings in his collegiate pitching debut versus BYU (2/12).

#38 - DREW EHRLICH (L/R, 6-5, 230, So.) -- 2002 Season Stats: 0-2, 4.83 ERA, 2 SV, 31.2 IP, 35 SO ... Updated Career Stats: 0-2, 4.42 ERA, 38.2 IP, 38 SO ... 2002 Stats vs. San Jose State: 0-0, 9.00 ERA, 1 G, 1 GS, 3.0 IP, 8 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO ... 2001 Stats vs. San Jose State: 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 1 G, 2.1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO ... Notes: Tied for first on the club with 15 appearances ... Tossed 2.0 impressive hitless innings with three strikeouts in his most recent appearance versus Sacramento State (4/24) ... Has recorded 35 strikeouts in 31.2 innings (9.95 strikeouts per nine innings) ... Started three straight Tuesday games (4/16 - Saint Mary's; 4/9 - San Jose State; 4/2 - USF) ... Tossed an impressive 3.0 scoreless innings with two strikeouts and only one hit allowed in his first start of the season versus USF (4/2) ... Took the loss in a relief outing versus Texas (3/29), giving up a pair of 10th inning runs in Stanford's 2-0 loss ... Picked up his second save at USC (3/24), tossing 2.1 innings of scoreless one-hit relief with three strikeouts ... Tossed a scoreless inning at Cal (3/9) ... Pitched 2.0 perfect innings, recording six outs (including a double play) while facing only five batters to close out 11-3 win over Cal Poly (3/3) ... Charged with a loss at Santa Clara (2/23), giving up two runs, three hits and two walks in 0.2 innings of relief ... Had excellent relief performances in his first three outings, including a 6.0 inning stint at Fresno State (2/16 - 6.0 IP, 8 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 6 SO) ... Picked up his first save against Cal State Fullerton (2/2), tossing the final 3.0 scoreless innings and striking out five in 17-1 win.

#30 - MARK JECMEN (R/R, 6-9, 230, Fr.) -- 2002 Season Stats (same as career stats): 0-3, 7.54 ERA, 22.2 IP, 16 SO ... 2002 Stats vs. San Jose State: 0-0, 2.25 ERA, 1 G, 4.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO ... Notes: Has been impressive in four of his last five outings, most recently with a scoreless inning as the starter versus Sacramento State (4/24) ... Also has pitched well at Washington (4/20 - 2.1 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO), versus Saint Mary's (4/16 - 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO) and versus San Jose State (4/9 - 4.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO) ... Suffered the team's first three losses versus Cal State Fullerton (2/3), at Florida State (2/10) and at Fresno State (2/16) ... Pitched well at Florida State (2/10) with four strikeouts in 4.1 innings.

#20 - RYAN MCCALLY (R/R, 6-1, 190, Jr.) -- 2002 Season Stats: 3-2, 3.09 ERA, 5 SV, 32.0 IP, 28 SO ... Updated Career Stats: 6-3, 3.03 ERA, 9 SV, 86.0 IP, 67 SO ... 2002 Stats vs. San Jose State: DNP ... 2001 Stats vs. San Jose State: 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 1 G, 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO ... Notes: Leads Stanford with five saves, most recently by pitching a perfect ninth inning versus Sacramento State (4/24) ... Tied for first on the club with 15 appearances ... Struggled versus Washington by taking both losses in the series (4/19, 4/21) ... Closed out a victory for John Hudgins by pitching the final 2.0 scoreless innings versus USC (4/14) ... Recorded the victory versus USC (4/12) despite giving up an unearned run, a hit and walking two in the 10th inning to take a 5-4 lead that Stanford erased with two runs in the bottom of the 10th ... Pitched a career-high 8.0 innings (the longest relief performance by a Stanford pitcher this season) to pick up the victory in Stanford's 5-4 win in 18 innings at Arizona (4/5) ... Recorded his fourth save of the season in a 4-1 win over USF (4/2) with 2.0 hitless innings ... Picked his first win of the season at USC (3/23 - Game 2), shutting out the Trojans over the final 3.1 innings in a wild 11-inning 12-10 Stanford win ... Made his first career start after 47 straight relief appearances at Santa Clara (2/23) but allowed six runs, four hits and two walks in 1.1 innings ... Closed out victories for Jeremy Guthrie in each of his first four relief outings and pitched a scoreless eighth inning in Guthrie's fifth win at Cal (3/8) ... Put out the fire versus Cal Poly (3/1) by getting the final two outs in an 8-6 Stanford win in which the Mustangs scored four times in the top of the ninth ... Pitched 2.0 innings of scoreless one-hit work at Fresno State (2/15) ... Also tossed 3.0 innings of scoreless two-hit relief work at Florida State (2/8) ... Pitched 3.0 scoreless innings with five strikeouts and only one hit allowed versus Cal State Fullerton (2/1) on opening night.

#26 - DARIN NAATJES (R/R, 6-7, 240, Jr.) -- 2002 Season Stats (same as career stats): 3-0, 2.77 ERA, 2 SV, 13.0 IP, 15 SO ... 2002 Stats vs. San Jose State: 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 1 SV, 1 G, 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO ... 2001 Stats vs. San Jose State: DNP ... Notes: Recorded his third victory of the season with 2.1 scoreless innings versus Sacramento State (4/24) ... Has 15 strikeouts in 13.0 innings (10.38 strikeouts per nine innings) ... Pitched a scoreless inning versus Saint Mary's (4/16) ... Picked up his second save by pitching a scoreless ninth inning in a 5-4 win over San Jose State (4/9) ... Picked up his first two collegiate victories in two consecutive outings versus USF (4/2) and Texas (3/28) ... Pitched a career-high 3.0 scoreless, two-hit innings in the 4-1 win over USF ... Earned the first victory of his career versus Texas (3/28) by retiring the final batter in the top of the 10th inning before Stanford scored in the bottom of the frame for a 7-6 victory ... Closed out both Stanford wins at Cal, including his first collegiate save in the series finale (3/10) by retiring the potential game-winning run with two runners on and the Cardinal holding a 4-2 lead ... Pitched a scoreless ninth with two strikeouts in the series opener at Cal (3/8) ... Pitched 2.0 hitless innings with four strikeouts versus BYU (2/12).

#19 - DAVID O'HAGAN (R/R, 6-0, 185, So.) -- 2002 Season Stats (same as career stats): 0-0, 3.97 ERA, 11.1 IP, 8 SO ... 2002 Stats vs. San Jose State: DNP ... 2001 Stats vs. San Jose State: DNP ... Notes: Pitched a perfect inning versus Sacramento State (4/24) ... Tossed 1.2 innings at Arizona (4/7), allowing one hit, two runs and two walks ... Allowed one run and two hits in 1.0 inning versus USF (4/2) ... Tossed 2.0 scoreless innings, giving up one hit and striking out two versus Texas (3/28) ... Pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout versus Cal Poly (3/2) ... Struck out four in 2.2 innings at Santa Clara (2/23) ... Allowed one run and two hits in his pitching debut versus BYU (2/12).

#25 - DAN RICH (R/L, 6-2, 235, Sr.) -- 2002 Season Stats: 1-1, 1.06 ERA, 1 SV, 17.0 IP, 20 SO ... Updated Career Stats: 4-4, 3.83 ERA, 44.2 IP, 51 SO ... 2002 Stats vs. San Jose State: DNP ... 2001 Stats vs. San Jose State: DNP ... Notes: Took the loss in his most recent outing at Oregon State (4/27), allowing an unearned run in the bottom of the eighth inning of a 4-3 loss ... Picked up his victory since 1999 in the best outing of his career in his most recent appearance at Washington (4/20), striking out a career-high six batters in a career-best 4.2 scoreless innings and allowing just three hits ... Also pitched 2.0 scoreless one-hit innings earlier last week versus Saint Mary's (4/16) ... Has posted a 1.06 ERA by giving up just two earned runs in 17.0 innings with 20 strikeouts (10.59 strikeouts per nine innings) ... Pitched 3.0 scoreless two-hit innings for his first save of the season at USC (3/24) ... Struck out five in 2.2 innings and limited Cal (3/10) to two hits and one run ... Tossed 3.1 innings and struck out four at Santa Clara (2/23) ... Ranks second on Stanford's all-time strikeouts per nine innings list (10.28).

#29 - J.D. WILLCOX (R/R, 6-2, 190, Sr.) -- 2002 Season Stats: 2-1, 6.75 ERA, 10.2 IP, 3 SO ... Updated Career Stats: 9-2, 4.11 ERA, 7 SV, 72.1 IP, 50 SO ... 2002 Stats vs. San Jose State: DNP ... 2001 Stats vs. San Jose State: 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 1 SV, 1 G, 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO ... Notes: Touched for a run and a pair of hits without recording an out versus Sacramento State (4/23) ... Picked up his second victory of the season by retiring all three batters he faced in the second inning versus Saint Mary's (4/16) ... Retired the only batter he has faced in each of his previous two relief appearances versus Texas (3/28) and at USC (3/23 - Game 1) ... Appeared twice versus Santa Clara (2/22, 2/24), picking up a victory in his first outing and tossing a total of 1.1 scoreless innings... Tossed 3.1 innings at Florida State (2/10), allowing two runs (one earned) and four hits ... Pitched 2.2 innings of scoreless, two-hit relief versus Cal State Fullerton (2/3).

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