Stanford And Rice Begin CWS Championship Series Saturday

June 20, 2003

#6 Stanford Cardinal (50-16)
vs.
#5 Rice Owls (56-11)

*Saturday, June 21, 6 pm, CT - RHP Ryan McCally (7-2, 4.60) vs. RHP Jeff Niemann(17-0, 1.67)
*Sunday, June 22, 1:30 pm, CT - TBA vs. Wade Townsend (11-1,1.92)
*Monday, June 23, 6 pm, CT - TBA vs. Philip Humber (10-3,3.40) ... if necessary

+Stanford will be the visiting team on Saturday and the hometeam on Sunday with the home team on Monday (if necessary) to be determined by acoin flip; *ESPN

Broadcast Information: The entire inaugural best-of-threeCWS Championship Series featuring Stanford and Rice is scheduled to be airedlive nationally on ESPN ... Mike Patrick and Harold Reynolds will be in thebooth with Dave Ryan serving as the sideline reporter ... A live audio broadcastof the 2003 CWS Championship Series will also be available on the air at KZSU(90.1 FM) as well as online at gostanford.com ... Chad Goldberg and Joe Ritzowill call the action ... Live stats for the 2003 CWS Championship series willalso be available at gostanford.com and ncaasports.com

Ticket Information: Call 1-800-STANFORD for tickets to the2003 CWS Championship Series

A QUICK LOOK AT THE 2003 CWS CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
No. 6 national seed Stanford (50-16) and No. 5 seeded Rice(56-11) will meet in the inaugural best-of-three CWS Championship Series thisSaturday-Monday, June 21-23 (6 pm, 1:30 pm, 6 pm, CT). The teams have playedeach other just three times with the Cardinal sweeping a non-conference seriesat Stanford from February 16-18, 1991 (6-5, 10-4, 3-2). Stanford won threeconsecutive elimination games last Tuesday-Thursday to reach its third CWS finalin the last four years and fifth in school history. After splitting its firsttwo CWS games last Friday and Sunday with an 8-0 win over South Carolina and a6-5 loss to Cal State Fullerton, the Cardinal came through with wins over SouthCarolina (13-6) and twice over Cal State Fullerton (5-3, 7-5 in 10 inn.). Riceswept its three bracket games to reach the CWS final for the first time inschool history. The Owls started with a 4-2 victory over Southwest MissouriState last Saturday before a pair of victories over Texas (12-2, 5-4) on Mondayand Wednesday. Stanford is in Omaha for the fifth straight year to extend aschool record and making its 15th CWS appearance all-time. Stanford is 9-1 inits 10 postseason games this year, tying a school-record for postseasonvictories recorded three times previously (1987, '88, 2001). Stanford headsinto the CWS Championship Series with 22 wins in its last 24 games. Rice ismaking its fourth CWS appearance all-time and is in Omaha for the secondstraight year. The Owls have won eight of their nine 2003 postseason games and10 of their last 11 overall.

COLLEGE WORLD SERIES HISTORY TEAM NOTES
Stanford is playing in the CWS finals for the fifth time inschool history. The Cardinal won CWS titles in 1987 and 1988 before finishing asthe runner-up in 2000 and 2001. Stanford won its first national title in 1987with a 9-5 victory over Oklahoma State in the championship game to cap threestraight wins after falling to Oklahoma State, 4-2, in the third game of the CWS.Stanford then came back to win another national championship in 1988 with a 9-4victory over Arizona State in the title game, its fourth straight victory afterfalling to Cal State Fullerton in a second round CWS contest, 5-3. The 1988 CWSwas the first played with two four-team double elimination brackets with thewinners meeting in a one-game championship. The Cardinal returned to thenational title game in both 2000 and 2001. The Cardinal swept through itsbracket with three straight wins both years before losing in the finals toLouisiana State (6-5 in 2000) and Miami (12-1 in 2001). Stanford has reached atleast its CWS bracket final in each of the last five seasons (1999-2003) and sixCWS appearances (1997, '99-2003). Stanford is making its 15th overallappearance in the CWS (1953, '67, '82, '83, '85, '87, '90, '95,'97, '99, 2000, '01, '02, '03), including its school record fifth in arow seventh in the last nine years. Stanford has an overall CWS record of 37-25(.597) and has won at least one game in each of its 15 trips to the CWS.

SATURDAY'S PROBABLE CWSCHAMPIONSHIP SERIES GAME 1 STARTING PITCHER

#20 - Ryan McCally (R/R, 6-1, 195, Sr.) ... 7-2, 4.60, 2 SV,90.0 IP, 55 SO2003 Season Notes: Has been one of the team's top pitchersin the 2003 postseason with a 2-0 record and a 1.12 ERA in two starts and 16.0innings pitched, allowing just two earned runs and striking out 12 ... Has a 7-2record, two saves, two complete games and a 4.60 ERA with 55 strikeouts in 90.0innings pitched and 23 appearances (13 starts) on the season ... Spent most ofthe season in Stanford's starting rotation but was used primarily out of thebullpen late in the regular season before becoming the team's third starter inboth Regional and College World Series action ... Stanford won seven straighttimes he started (2/16 - 4/5, three wins, four no-decisions) ... Selected by theTampa Bay Devil Rays in the 23rd round of the 2003 MLB First-Year Player Draftwith the 668th pick overall ... 2003 Individual Game Highlights: Came upwith his second straight huge performance in a CWS elimination game versus SouthCarolina (6/17), earning his second postseason victory in as many starts bylimiting the Gamecocks to one run and six hits in 7.0 innings of work ... Alsohad an impressive postseason performance as the starter versus Illinois-Chicago(5/30) in the NCAA Regional opener, tossing a complete game with a career-high10 strikeouts and allowing just two runs (one earned) and eight hits ... Earnedthe victory in Stanford's Pac-10 clinching 9-8 victory in 10 innings over UCLA(5/18), pitching 4.0 scoreless innings while giving up just two hits andstriking out six ... Pitched 1.0 scoreless innings and allowed one hit versusSaint Mary's (5/13) ... Gave up two runs and three hits in 1.0 innings ofrelief at California (5/11) ... Earned a victory at California (5/10), recordinga pair of outs in the eighth inning before Stanford scored in the top of theninth for a 9-8 victory ... Retired the only batter he faced on a strikeout in a3-0 win at San Jose State (5/6) to earn his second save of the season ... Gaveup five runs and six hits in his versus Arizona (4/27) and didn't make anotherstart the remainider of the regular season ... Had an impressive relief outingat Sacramento State (4/22), pitching 3.0 scoreless three-hit innings ... Tookthe loss against Oregon State (4/18), allowing five runs and seven hits in thefirst 1.2 innings of an 8-7 Stanford loss ... Allowed four runs and nine hits in4.1 innings in a 12-5 win at Washington State (4/5) for no-decision ... Alsopicked up no-decisions in a 10-6 comeback victory over Washington (3/29),scattering a season-high 11 hits and giving up four runs in the first 6.0innings and in a 9-8 11-inning victory at Arizona State (3/23) despite leavingthe game with an 8-3 lead in the bottom of the eighth after scattering nine hitsand three runs over the first 7.0 plus innings ... Recorded a victory versusCalifornia (3/8), scattering three runs and seven hits with six strikeouts overthe first 5.2 innings of a 9-4 Stanford win ... Picked up a victory versus USC(3/1), scattering five runs (three earned) and eight hits with seven strikeoutsover the first 7.2 innings in a 10-6 Stanford win ... Received no-decision atTexas (2/22 - Game 2), allowing three runs and four hits over the first 4.1innings of a game Stanford eventually won, 8-7 ... Tossed his first careercomplete game with a career-high-tying 9.0 innings and earned his first careervictory as a starter in a 7-2 win over Fresno State (2/16), taking a shutoutinto the ninth inning and retiring 17 straight batters at one point ... Earned ano-decision versus Florida State (2/9) in a 12-inning, 10-8 loss, scatteringthree runs and four hits over the first 4.1 innings ... Took the loss at CalState Fullerton (2/2) in his first start of the season and second of his career,allowing eight runs (four earned) and seven hits with five strikeouts in 5.2innings ... Made his first appearance of the season in relief at Santa Clara onopening day (1/25), holding the Broncos scoreless on one hit over the final 3.0innings to earn a save ... Cardinal Career: Spent the first three yearsof his career primarily as a reliever, making 68 of his 69 appearances prior tothis season out of the bullpen ... Has a 14-6 all-time record with a 3.88 ERA... Stanford's active career leader in appearances (92) and saves (13),ranking tied for sixth on the school's all-time list in saves ... Third onStanford's active career list in wins (14), starts (14), innings pitched(195.0) and strikeouts (133) ... Has been tremendous during the postseason inhis career with a 2-0 record and a 1.14 ERA in 31.2 innings, allowing just fourearned runs and 22 hits ... Also is 1-0 with a 1.18 ERA in six career CWSappearances (one start) and 17.0 innings.

NOTEBOOK

QUICK TEAM SEASON NOTES
Stanford has won 22 of its last 24 games overall and three ina row ... Stanford's nine postseason victories tie a school record that wasaccomplished three times previously in 1987, 1988 and 2001 ... Stanford hasguaranteed itself of playing at least seven games at the 2003 College WorldSeries ... The most games the Cardinal has ever played in Omaha is six duringboth title years (1987, `88) ... Stanford is playing in the CWS championshipfor the fifth time in school history ... The Cardinal won national titles in1987 and 1988, while finishing as the national runner-up in 2000 and 2001 ...Stanford has won nine of its last 10 games versus ranked teams ... Stanford wonits first outright Pac-10 title since 1999 this season (Stanford shared thePac-10 crown with Arizona State and UCLA in 2000) by finishing with an 18-6conference record after winning eight of its last nine conference games andposting an 11-1 road record in Pac-10 play ... Stanford has won 19 conferencechampionships (17 Pac-10, includes Southern Division and shared titles) inschool history and has finished either first or second in the conference 21times in the last 23 years ... Stanford has secured its fourth 50-win season inthe last five years and extended its school-record string of 40-win seasons tonine ... Stanford has been among the nation's top five teams in all four majornational polls for each of the last three weeks and is currently ranked No. 3 byBaseball America and Collegiate Baseball, as well as No. 4 by theNCBWA and No. 5 by Sports Weekly/ESPN ... Stanford is hitting .320 as ateam, which would rank third on the school's all-time single-season list ...Stanford has posted a .332 batting average and is averaging 8.8 runs per game inits first nine postseason contests ... Stanford has outscored its opponents88-37 in 10 postseason games this year ... Stanford has lowered its season ERAto 3.95 by posting a 3.40 ERA in its first 10 postseason games ... Stanford isfielding at a .989 clip in the College World Series (two errors in five games)and at a .981 clip in postseason play (seven errors in 10 games) ... Stanfordhas been errorless four times in 10 postseason games and in seven of its last 14contests overall ... Stanford has the lowest opponents' batting average in thePac-10 (.245) ... Stanford won its final 14 regular season road games (3/23 -5/11) to end the regular season with a 17-5 road mark and finished 29-10 at homeafter winning its final nine home contests ... Stanford is 34-6 in day games andjust 16-10 under the lights this season ... Stanford has won four of its fiveneutral site contests, all at the College World Series.

QUICK INDIVIDUAL SEASON NOTES
Ryan Garko, the Pac-10 Co-Player of the Year and one of threeJohnny Bench Award national finalists, is having a monster season as the team'sleader in batting average (.407), homers (18), RBI (91), total bases (177),slugging percentage (.714), multiple-hit games (32), multiple-RBI games (27),sacrifice flies (8) and extra-base hits (40) ... Garko is also second on theteam with 22 doubles to rank fourth on Stanford's all-time single-season list... Garko leads the team with a .511 postseason on base percentage and is one ofthree players to have scored 13 postseason runs ... Garko also ranks tied forsecond on the club with 13 RBI and third with a .417 batting average (15-36) inthe postseason ... Garko was named the Most Outstanding Player at the 2003 NCAARegional after hitting .615 (8-13) with three homers, nine RBI, eight runsscored and a 1.385 slugging percentage ... Garko hit .433 (39-90) with 10 homersand 39 RBI in 24 conference games ... Garko's 91 RBI has him in second placeand just two RBI from breaking the school record of 92 runs driven in by RickLundblade in 1985 ... Garko's 18 homers rank ninth on the school'ssingle-season list ... Carlos Quentin, one of five finalists for the USABaseball Golden Spikes Award and one of 12 semifinalists for the Rotary SmithAward, leads the team in hits (102), doubles (24), walks (35), hit-by-pitches(14) and on-base percentage (.487) ... Quentin's 24 doubles rank tied forsecond on the school's single-season list ... Quentin also ranks second on theteam in batting average (.400), extra-base hits (37) and stolen bases (10, tiedwith Sam Fuld), as well as third in homers (12) and RBI (62) ... Quentin leadsthe club in postseason action in batting average (.487, 19-39), hits (19,co-leader with Jonny Ash), runs (13, tied with Ryan Garko and Sam Fuld), totalbases (32) and on-base percentage (.537) ... Quentin also ranks second on theteam with four postseason homers ... Danny Putnam has been on fire in thepostseason, leading the club with five homers, 21 RBI and an .850 sluggingpercentage, while co-leading the team with four doubles ... On the season,Putnam ranks second on the club in homers (16), RBI (66) and slugging percentage(.655), as well as third with a .359 batting average ... Sam Fuld ranks fifth onStanford's all-time batting average list with a .354 career mark, while alsoranking among Stanford's all-time leaders in triples (15, #4T), hits (286, #5)and doubles (53, #8T) ... Fuld has scored 81 runs this season, moving to withintwo of Jeffrey Hammonds' all-time single-season record of 83 set in 1990 ...Jonny Ash has had an incredible postseason, co-leading the team in hits (19),ranking second on the club with a .432 batting average (19-44) and hitting hisfirst career homer, a two-run blast in the seventh inning of the second CWSBracket Final versus Cal State Fullerton (6/19) that tied the score at 5-5 in agame Stanford eventually won, 7-5 in 10 innings ... Ash is currently in themidst of a career-high nine-game hit streak (5/31 - 6/19) ... Pac-10 Pitcher ofthe Year John Hudgins (13-3, 2.96) leads the Pac-10 in victories (13), inningspitched (158.1, new school record), strikeouts (138), starts (21) and completegames (8) ... Hudgins has won six straight starts and is 4-0 with a 2.31 ERA infour 2003 postseason starts ... Hudgins has allowed just five earned runs in hislast 35.0 innings ... Mark Romanczuk (12-1, 3.68) is second in the Pac-10 invictories ... Matt Manship leads the team with nine saves.

CAREER POSTSEASON PLAYER POTPOURRI
Sam Fuld is the only Stanford player to have ever earned aspot on two consecutive All-CWS teams (2001, `02) and has a career .407(22-54) CWS batting average with three homers and 11 RBI ... Fuld's 22 careerCWS are tied for third on the all-time CWS list and one shy of the career CWSrecord of 23 set by Keith Moreland of Texas (1973-75) ... Ryan Garko has anall-time CWS batting average of .419 (18-43) with two homers and nine RBI, aswell as a career postseason batting average of .389 (44-113) with six homers, 26RBI and one stolen base ... Garko has been named to three consecutiveAll-Regional teams, earning Regional Most Outstanding Player honors in 2003 andwas the co-winner of the Most Outstanding Player award in 2001 ... Garko wasalso an All-College World Series selection in 2001 ... Jonny Ash has a careerpostseason average of .412 (35-85) with a homer, 22 RBI and a stolen base, whilehitting .444 (16-36) with a homer and nine RBI in his CWS career ... JohnHudgins is 6-0 with a 2.77 ERA in 10 career postseason appearances and sevenstarts ... Ryan McCally has a 2-0 record and a 1.14 ERA in 31.2 postseasoninnings in 13 appearances, 11 of which have been in relief ... Chris Carter hassix homers in just 54 postseason at bats (one every 9.0 official at bats).

NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY TEAM NOTES
Stanford is in the NCAA Tournament field for the 24th time... Stanford has won 13 Regionals overall and five in a row, including 10 of the12 played at Sunken Diamond ... Stanford has won five straight Super Regionals,all at home ... Stanford has won nine straight Regional games over the pastthree years and four straight Super Regional games in the last two seasons ...Stanford is 25-4 in Regional and Super Regional games, all at Sunken Diamond,since the new Super Regional format began in 1999 ... Stanford last lost aRegional at Sunken Diamond in 1998 when the Cardinal dropped two-of-three gamesand was eliminated by Long Beach State in Game 5 of the event ... Stanford hasan all-time postseason record of 112-52 (.683).

2003 NCAA REGIONAL REVIEW
Stanford roared through its Regional with consecutivevictories over Illinois-Chicago (9-2), UC Riverside (13-6) and Richmond (19-6)to open the postseason May 30 - June 1. The 41 runs scored by the Cardinal werejust three off the school's Regional scoring record of 44 established in sixgames at the 1995 NCAA Midwest Regional in Wichita, Kansas. The Cardinal camewithin one run of its three-game Regional scoring record of 42 runs set by the1982 team at the NCAA West I Regional in Fresno. Carlos Quentin (3-4, HR, RBI)led the Cardinal in its opening 9-2 win over Illinois-Chicago, while RegionalMVP Ryan Garko (2-3, 2 RBI), Donny Lucy (2-5, 2B, RBI) and Jed Lowrie (2-4, RBI)also had a pair of hits. Ryan McCally struck out a career-high 10 batters andpitched just his second career complete game, scattering eight hits and two runs(one earned). Stanford fell behind 4-1 to UC Riverside in the first inning inthe second game of the Regional before roaring back for a 13-6 win. Garko (3-5,2B, HR, 2 RBI), Lowrie (3-5, RBI), Jonny Ash (3-5, 2B, RBI) and Sam Fuld (3-5, 22B, SB) had three hits each, while Chris Carter (2-3, HR, 2 RBI) and DannyPutnam both homered and drove in a pair of runs. Garko (3-5, 2 HR, 5 RBI) ledthe way in the Regional championship game versus Richmond by blasting two homersand driving in five runs. Ash (3-4, 2B, 3 RBI) also had his second straightthree-hit game, while Putnam blasted his first career grandslam. Quentin (2-4,HR, 3 RBI) homered and picked up three hits, while Carter (2-3, 2B, RBI), BrianHall (2-5, 2B, 2 RBI, SB) and Tobin Swope (2-6) added a pair of hits each.

2003 NCAA SUPER REGIONAL REVIEW
The Cardinal won a pair of pitching duals by scores of 5-1and 4-2 over Long Beach State in an NCAA Super Regional at Sunken Diamond June6-7. Hudgins tossed his seventh complete game of the season in the opener,giving up just one run and seven hits with six strikeouts with Putnam (2-4, HR,3 RBI) leading the Cardinal offense. Mark Romanczuk improved to 12-0 on in thesecond game, scattering two runs and 10 hits over the first 8.1 innings beforeMatt Manship came on to record the final two outs for his first postseason save.Quentin was 4-for-5 with an RBI, while Putnam was 2-for-4 with a double and twoRBI.

2003 NCAA COLLEGE WORLD SERIES REVIEW
Stanford opened the College World Series with an 8-0 victoryover South Carolina on June 13. Hudgins (8.0 IP, 2 H, 1 BB, 3 SO) and KodiakQuick (1.0 IP, 1 BB) combined for Stanford's first shutout in 58 career CWSgames and its fifth of the season. Garko (2-3, 3 RBI) drove in three runs, whileFuld (3-4, SB) and Ash (3-5, 2 RBI) had three hits each. Stanford suffered itsfirst loss of the 2003 postseason with a heartbreaking 6-5 defeat at the handsof Cal State Fullerton in a winners' bracket game on June 15. Romanczuk (12-1)suffered his first loss of the season, allowing six runs and 10 hits over thefirst 6.1 innings. Justin Turner (3-3, HR, 2 RBI) had three hits to lead the CalState Fullerton offense, while relievers Wes Littleton (7-3) and Chad Cordero(8) recorded the win and save, respectively, by holding the Cardinal hitless andstriking out a combined five over the final 4.0 innings with each throwing 2.0hitless frames. Carter, Fuld and Brian Hall all homered for the Cardinal, whileAsh (2-4) was the only Stanford player with more than one hit. Stanford cameback with a 13-6 victory over South Carolina in an elimination game on June 17to earn a rematch with Cal State Fullerton. Putnam (4-5, 2B, HR, 5 RBI) had acareer-high four hits and a postseason career-high five RBI to lead a 17-hitoffensive attack. Ash (3-5, 3B, 3 RBI) and Quentin (3-3, 2 RBI) added three hitseach. McCally (7.0 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 4 BB, 2 SO) earned his second victory ofthe postseason. Stanford then came up with a 5-3 victory over Cal StateFullerton on Wednesday to force Thursday's second Bracket One Final. Hudginstossed a five-hit complete game with seven strikeouts and gave up just one hitafter the third inning. Quentin (3-4, 2 HR, 3 RBI) blasted two homers for thethird time in his collegiate career and the second time this season. Thursday'ssecond Bracket One Final was full of drama as the Cardinal came from behind fora 7-5 victory in 10 innings over Cal State Fullerton as a two-run homer byPutnam (2-5, HR, 3 RBI) in the top of the 10th inning provided the winningmargin. Ash (2-5, HR, 2 RBI) hit his first career homer, a two-run shot in theseventh inning to tie the score at 5-5. Carter (2-5, HR, 2 RBI) started theStanford comeback when his two-run homer in the sixth cut the Cal StateFullerton advantage to 4-3. David O'Hagan held the Titans scoreless over thefinal 4.1 innings, scattering four hits and three walks to earn his firstpostseason win and his seventh of the season.

POSTSEASON DOMINANCE
Stanford has dominated its opponents during the 2003postseason. The Cardinal has outscored its opponents 88-37 to post a 9-1 recordin its 10 postseason games, hitting .332 compared to its opponents' .235 markand posting a 3.40 ERA while opponents have a bloated ERA of 8.17. The Cardinalis averaging 8.8 runs per game, compared to 3.7 for its opponents. In CWSaction, Stanford is outscoring its opponents, 38-20. The Cardinal is hitting.316 compared to .233 for its opponents and has posted a 3.60 ERA with itsopponents logging in at 7.57. Stanford is scoring runs at the CWS at a clip of7.6 per game, while its opponents are averaging 4.0 runs per contest.

STANFORD PICKS UP POSTSEASON RECORDS
Stanford's nine postseason victories (9-1) equals theschool record. The Cardinal had previously won nine postseason games threetimes, including both national championship seasons (1987, `88) and one of theteam's two national runners-up finishes (2001). Stanford has also assureditself of playing seven CWS games in 2003. The team have never played more thansix games in a CWS both in 1987 and 1988. In addition, two more victories wouldgive Stanford a new school record six wins. The championship teams in 1987 and1988 both won five CWS games.

STANFORD HAS WON 21 OF ITS LAST 23 GAMES OVERALL
Stanford has won 22 of its last 24 games overall after comingup with three straight elimination game victories last Tuesday-Thursday overSouth Carolina and Cal State Fullerton (twice). The stretch included aseason-high 10-game win streak (5/18 - 6/13) that was snapped with last Sunday's6-5 CWS loss to Cal State Fullerton (6/15). Stanford started the run with anine-game win streak (5/3 - 5/16) that was broken when UCLA defeated theCardinal at Sunken Diamond by a score of 9-5 in 12 innings on May 17.

STANFORD WINS 5TH STRAIGHT SUPER REGIONAL
Stanford's two-game sweep of Long Beach State (5-1, 4-2;June 6-7) marked the fifth straight year that the Cardinal has won an NCAA SuperRegional. Stanford is 10-2 all-time in Super Regional games (format began in1999) and has won five Super Regional games in a row since the team's lastSuper Regional loss (South Carolina, 3-2, June 2, 2001).

STANFORD CAPTURES 13TH NCAA REGIONAL TITLE AND FIFTH STRAIGHT
Stanford captured its 13th NCAA Regional title and fifth in arow by sweeping three games last from May 30 - June 1 versus Illinois-Chicago(9-2), No. 22 UC Riverside (13-6) and Richmond (19-6). Stanford has won NCAARegional titles in 1982, `83, `85, `87, `88, `90, `95, `97, `99,2000, `01, `02 and `03.

STANFORD WINS OUTRIGHT 2003 PAC-10 TITLE
Stanford won the outright regular season 2003 Pac-10 titlefor the first time since 1999 (Stanford shared the Pac-10 crown with ArizonaState and UCLA in 2000) to wrap up the Pac-10's automatic berth to the 2003NCAA Division I Baseball Championship. Stanford, which finished with an 18-6league mark, has now won 19 conference championships in school history,including 17 Pac-10 crowns (includes Southern Division and shared titles).Stanford had finished second in the conference behind two-time defending leaguechampion USC in 2001 and 2002 and has been among the top two in the conferencestandings (includes Pac-10 Southern Division) for 10 straight seasons and 21times in the last 23 years.

STANFORD SUCCEEDING AGAINST RANKED TEAMS
Stanford has won nine of its last 10 games versus rankedteams and is now 16-10 overall versus ranked clubs after the starting the seasonwith a 7-9 mark in its first 16 games against ranked opponents. Stanford won sixstraight games over ranked opponents to start its current stretch, starting thestreak with back-to-back victories over #24 Washington (3/29 - 3/30, before aRegional win over #22 UC Riverside (5/31), a pair of Super Regional victoriesover #7 Long Beach State (6/6, 6/7) and its first CWS win over #10 SouthCarolina (6/13).

STANFORD WINS FINAL 14 REGULAR SEASON ROAD GAMES
Stanford finished its regular season road schedule by winningits final 14 road games, punctuating the streak with a three-game sweep atCalifornia (5/9 - 5/11). Stanford started the streak with victories in its finaltwo games at Arizona State (3/23 - 3/24) and continued the run with a seriessweep at Washington State (4/4 - 4/7), as well as victories at Santa Clara (4/8)and Sacramento State (4/22) before sweeping USC (5/3 - 5/4), winning at San JoseState (5/6) and sweeping at California (5/9 - 5/11). Stanford won 11 of its 12Pac-10 road games with sweeps in its final three Pac-10 road series and was 17-5in 22 road games overall.

APRIL SHOWERS BRING MAY (AND JUNE) FLOWERS
For the third consecutive season, the Cardinal struggled inthe second half of April before playing well in May and June. In the last threeyears, Stanford posted a combined record of just 11-12 in the second half ofApril before going 56-13 in May and June. This year, the team posted a record of3-5 in the first half of April and is 21-2 after the tax deadline.

STANFORD WINS 12 OF 15 REGULAR SEASON SERIES
Stanford won 12 of its 15 regular season series in 2003. TheCardinal dropped its first two series of the season when the club was swept atCal State Fullerton (1/31 - 2/2) and lost two-of-three at homer to Florida State(2/7 - 2/9) before winning 12 of its final 13 regular season series. TheCardinal won eight in a row versus Fresno State (2/14 - 2/16), at Texas (2/22 -2/23), versus USC (2/28 - 3/2) and California (3/7 - 3/9), at Arizona State(3/22 - 3/24), versus Washington (3/28 - 3/30), at Washington State (4/4 - 4/7)and versus Oregon State (4/17 - 4/19, before Arizona won two-of-three at SunkenDiamond (4/25 - 4/27). Stanford then won its final four series of the year atUSC (5/3 - 5/4) and California (5/9 - 5/11), and versus UCLA (5/16 - 5/18) andCal Poly (5/23 - 5/25). Stanford swept seven of its 12 series victories withsweeps over Fresno State, California and Cal Poly at home, as well as WashingtonState, USC and California on the road. The Cardinal won two-of-three in itsother five series.

CARDINAL RECORDS FOURTH 50-WIN SEASON IN LAST FIVE YEARS
Stanford has now won 50 or more games in four of the lastfive seasons after reaching 50 wins with its most recent victory over Cal StateFullerton (6/19). Stanford has also extended its school record string of 40-winseasons to nine. The last time Stanford didn't win 40 games was when the clubfinished 27-28 and out of the postseason in 1993. Stanford has also been above.500 in 38 of the last 39 and 55 of the last 57 campaigns.

SUN SHINES ON THE CARDINAL
Stanford has a remarkably different record in day and nightgames this year. Stanford has a 34-6 record during day games and is 16-10 underthe lights.

GETTING ON THE SCOREBOARD EARLY
Stanford has scored first in 47 of its 65 games this season,winning 42 of those contests. The Cardinal is just 8-11 in the 19 games in whichits opponent has scored first.

SUMMER BALL
The opener of the CWS Championship Series on June 21 willmark the first time in Stanford Baseball history that the Cardinal has everofficially played a game in the summer. Last season's season finale versusTexas on the final official day of spring (June 20) was the latest in thecalendar year that the Cardinal had ever played.

STANFORD MAKES SCHOOL HISTORY WITH ALL-PAC-10 HONORS
Ryan Garko, John Hudgins and head coach Mark Marquess madeschool history when the trio won Pac-10 Co-Player, Pitcher and Coach of the Yearhonors, marking the first time Stanford has won all three honors in the sameseason. Sam Fuld and Carlos Quentin were also selected All-Pac-10 for the thirdconsecutive year, while Danny Putnam and Mark Romanczuk were named for the firsttime. Matt Manship and Tobin Swope were honorable mention choices.

SIX STANFORD PLAYERS SELECTED IN 2003 MLB DRAFT
Six Stanford players were selected June 3-4 in the 2003 MajorLeague Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Carlos Quentin became the 14th Stanfordplayer in the last 17 years to be selected in the first round when the ArizonaDiamondbacks used their 29th pick overall to choose Stanford's junioroutfielder. John Hudgins (Texas Rangers, 76th pick overall) and Ryan Garko(Cleveland Indians, 78th pick overall) were third round selections. TimCunningham closed out Stanford's first day picks when he was chosen in theninth round (256th pick overall) by the Texas Rangers. Ryan McCally (Tampa BayDevils Rays, 23rd round, 668th pick overall) and Sam Fuld (Chicago Cubs, 24thround, 703rd pick overall) were taken on the second day to complete Stanford'sselections.

Ryan Garko NAMED FINALIST FOR JOHNNY BENCH AWARD
Ryan Garko, the Co-Pac-10 Player of the Year, a unanimousFirst Team All-American and one of three national finalists for the 2003 JohnnyBench Award given annually to the nation's top catcher, is having a monsterseason. Garko, the first Stanford player to ever be a finalist for the JohnnyBench Award, leads the team in batting average (.407, #2 Pac-10, #17 NCAA),homers (18, #3T Pac-10), RBI (91, #2 Pac-10, #7 NCAA), total bases (177, #2Pac-10), slugging percentage (.714, #1 Pac-10), multiple-hit games (32),multiple-RBI games (27), sacrifice flies (8) and extra-base hits (40). Garkoalso ranks second on the club in hits (101, #4 Pac-10, #7T Stanfordsingle-season list), doubles (22, #7 Pac-10, #4T Stanford single-season list),hit-by-pitches (12, #9T Pac-10), on-base percentage (.475, #7 Pac-10) andputouts (397, #6 Pac-10). Garko's 91 RBI are just two short of breaking theschool's all-time RBI record of 92 set by Rick Lundblade in 1985. He is alsoattempting to become just the sixth player in Stanford history to hit .400 orbetter in a season and the first since David McCarty batted .420 in 1991. His 18homers rank tied for ninth on the school's single-season list and give himmore homers than strikeouts (16). Garko went 81 official at bats betweenstrikeouts at Washington State (4/5) and versus Cal Poly (5/23). With just 16strikeouts in 248 official at bats, he averages just one strikeout every 15.5official at bats. He has hit .471 (73-155) in his last 43 games (3/24 - 6/19)with 16 doubles, 14 homers and 66 RBI during the stretch. In postseason play,Garko leads the team with a .511 on-base percentage and three hit-by-pitches,co-leads the squad with 13 runs scored, while ranking second on the club inslugging percentage (.750) and walks (6), tied for second in RBI (13), third inbatting average (.417, 15-36) and tied for third in homers (3) and hits (15).Garko hit 10 homers and drove in a league-best 39 runs in 24 Pac-10 games (23starts). Garko is among Stanford's all-time leaders in doubles (58, #5T), RBI(190, #8), home runs (39, #9) and batting average (.351, #9T).

Carlos Quentin A CANDIDATE FOR GOLDEN SPIKES AWARD
Carlos Quentin has been named one of five finalists for theprestigious 2003 Golden Spikes Award and was one of 12 semifinalists for theRotary Smith Award. Quentin is the 10th finalist from Stanford, who has neverhad a winner, in the 26-year history of the Golden Spikes Award. This year'swinner will be announced on various regional cable networks on Tuesday, July 15,the same day as the 2003 Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Quentin, who hasearned Third Team All-American honors from the NCBWA and his third consecutiveAll-Pac-10 selection in 2003, leads the Cardinal in hits (102, #3 Pac-10),doubles (24, #3T Pac-10), walks (35, #8 Pac-10), hit-by-pitches (14, #3 Pac-10)and on-base percentage (.487, #4 Pac-10). His 24 doubles rank tied for second onStanford's all-time single-season list, while his 102 hits are sixth and his14 hit-by-pitches are tied for ninth, marking the third straight season that hehas been in the school's single-season hit-by-pitch record books. Quentin alsoranks second on the team in batting average (.400, #4 Pac-10, #7 Stanfordsingle-season list), runs scored (71, #7 Pac-10), total bases (164, #5T Pac-10),stolen bases (10, tied with Sam Fuld), extra-base hits (37) and multiple-hitgames (28), as well as third in homers (12), RBI (62), slugging percentage(.643) and multiple-RBI games (14). Quentin is having a huge postseason, leadingthe regulars with a .487 batting average (19-39) and co-leading the squad with19 hits, while ranking second on the club in homers (4) and fourth in RBI (12).Quentin has hit safely in 48 of his last 53 games (2/22, Game 1 - 6/19), going90-for-213 (.423) with 22 doubles, one triple, 12 homers, 59 RBI and eightstolen bases during the stretch. He began the stretch with a two-monthcareer-high 26-game hit streak (2/22, Game 1 - 4/22, .495, 51-103, 18 2B, 1 3B,5 HR, 30 RBI, 7 SB).

PAC-10 PITCHER OF THE YEAR John Hudgins LEADS PAC-10 IN SEVENCATEGORIES
Pac-10 Pitcher of the Year John Hudgins (13-3, 2.96) leadsthe Pac-10 seven categories -- victories (13), innings pitched (158.1),strikeouts (138), starts (21), complete games (8), strikeouts looking (42) andopponents batting average (.221). He has seven complete games in his last 12outings and has lasted at least 6.0 innings in 19 of his 21 starts, as well as7.0 or more innings 14 times. His complete games have been versus California(3/7), at Washington State (4/4), and versus Oregon State (4/17), Arizona(4/25), UCLA (5/17), UC Riverside (5/31), Long Beach State (6/6) and Cal StateFullerton (6/17). Hudgins has struck out 10 or more batters in a game five timesthis season, including a career-high 12 in his first postseason outing of theyear versus UC Riverside. He struck out a previous career-high 11 in 8.0scoreless two-hit innings in a 9-1 win over Sacramento State (4/11). He alsocarried a no-hitter into the eighth inning in a 4-1 win versus Fresno State(2/14) and earned Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week honors (2/11) after holding FloridaState (2/7) to just one run and six hits with 10 strikeouts over the first 9.0innings of a game Stanford eventually won, 2-1 in 12 innings. Hudgins has beentremendous during the 2003 postseason, sporting a 4-0 record and a 2.31 ERA,while striking out 28 and holding opponents to a .182 batting average in 35.0innings of work.

Mark Romanczuk SUFFERS FIRST CAREER LOSS
National Freshman of the Year and All-Pac-10 selection MarkRomanczuk (12-1, 3.72 ERA) suffered his first loss of the season versus CalState Fullerton (6/15) in a College World Series winners' bracket game.Romanczuk was bidding to become just the second player in school history to postan unbeaten season with eight or more decisions. Sandy Vance remains the onlyStanford pitcher to have ever done so, posting an 11-0 mark in 1967. Romanczukis second in the conference in victories behind teammate John Hudgins and hasbeen named the Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week three times (4/1, 4/21, 5/5) thisseason. Romanczuk has added two saves and two complete games with 79 strikeouts(#5 Pac-10) in 111.1 innings (#3T Pac-10). He also ranks second in theconference behind Hudgins in opponents' batting average (.241).

Sam Fuld ON CAREER TRIPLES, BATTING AVERAGE, HITS AND DOUBLESLISTS
Three-time All-Pac-10 choice Sam Fuld is among Stanford'scareer leaders in triples (15, #4T), batting average (.354, #5T), hits (286, #5)and doubles (53, #8T). Fuld hit safely in a career-high 17 straight games (5/3 -6/1, .411, 30-73, 5 2B, 3 3B, 11 RBI) before the streak was snapped by going0-for-3 in the Super Regional opener versus Long Beach State (6/6) but has stillhit safely in 22 of his last 24 contests. Fuld leads the club in triples (9, #1TPac-10, #6T NCAA), runs scored (81, #3T Pac-10) and at bats (289, #2 Pac-10).His 81 runs are just two shy of the school record of 83 scored by JeffreyHammonds in 1990. His 289 at bats rank sixth on Stanford's single-season list.Fuld also has 22 career CWS hits, just one shy of the all-time CWS record of 23set by Keith Moreland of Texas (1973-75).

Danny Putnam PICKS UP THE PACE IN THE POSTSEASON
All-Pac-10 selection Danny Putnam has had a solid season allyear long but has picked up the pace in the postseason by leading the club withfive homers, 21 RBI, nine extra-base hits, 34 total bases and an .850 sluggingpercentage to go with a .375 batting average in 10 postseason contests. On theseason, Putnam ranks second on the club in home runs (16, #8T Pac-10), RBI (66,#10 Pac-10) and slugging percentage (.655), while ranking third in battingaverage (.359), total bases (144), extra-base hits (33) and on-base percentage(.434). Putnam has homered twice in a game three times this season, mostrecently with a pair of long balls in Stanford's 9-8 win in 10 innings overUCLA (5/18). He hit his first career grandslam in the Regional championship gameversus Richmond (6/1) and snapped a 2-2 tie in the seventh inning of the secondSuper Regional game with a two-out, two-RBI single that proved to score thegame-winning runs in a 4-2 victory over Long Beach State (6/7). In a CWSelimination game versus South Carolina (6/17), Putnam collected a career-highfour hits and a postseason career-high five RBI in a 13-6 Stanford victory. Healso hit a clutch two-run homer in the top of the 10th inning in a CWS BracketOne final to lift the Cardinal to a 7-5 victory over Cal State Fullerton (6/19)that vaulted the Cardinal into the CWS Championship series.

Jonny Ash STAYS HOT IN POSTSEASON, HITS FIRST CAREER HOMER INCLUTCH
Jonny Ash has been one of the team's top hitters in thepostseason in both his freshman season (2001) and this year. Ash, who iscurrently on a career-high nine-game hit streak (5/31 - 6/19) is a career .444(16-36) hitter in CWS action and is hitting .478 (11-23) this season. In allpostseason games, Ash has hit .412 (35-85) in his career and .432 (19-44) thisseason.

Matt Manship TIED FOR SECOND IN THE PAC-10 WITH NINE SAVES
Matt Manship (2-4, 3.79, 9 SV, 59.1 IP, 49 SO) is tied forsecond in the Pac-10 with nine saves, which also ranks Manship tied for fourthon Stanford's single-season save list and just one from entering the school'sall-time top 10 list. He picked up his most recent and first career postseasonsave by recording the final two outs of Stanford's second Super Regional gameversus Long Beach State, leaving the winning run at the plate to help theCardinal hold on to a 4-2 victory. Manship has made 22 of his 24 appearances outof the bullpen. In his two starts, he picked up a victory at USC (5/4 - Game 2)with a career-high 7.2 innings of work and received a no decision in a CollegeWorld Series start versus Cal State Fullerton (6/19 - 4.1 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1BB, 3 SO) in a game Stanford eventually won 7-5 in 10 innings. Manship earnedhonorable mention All-Pac-10 honors.

Donny Lucy EXCELS AS PINCH-HITTER
Despite making the final out of the game in his most recentappearance as a pinch-hitter versus Cal State Fullerton (6/15), Donny Lucy hasbeen Stanford's top hitter off the bench this season. Lucy is hitting anamazing .700 (7-10) when called on in a pinch-hitting role.

STANFORD SETS NEW CWS HIT-BY-PITCH RECORD
The Stanford pitching staff has set a new College WorldSeries hit-by-pitch record by hitting 12 batters in their first five games ofthe 2003 CWS.

CARDINAL, WHITE AND BLUE
Stanford emerged on top of a recent USA National Team playerstudy by producing 20 Team USA players that have played in 28 seasons over thelast 18 years, more than any other collegiate program in the nation in bothcategories. Stanford is also tops in the nation with at least one player on theTeam USA roster for 16 consecutive years. Four current Stanford players haveparticipated with Team USA -- Tim Cunningham (2001), Sam Fuld (2001, `02),Ryan Garko (2001, `02), Carlos Quentin (2001, `02). Current freshmanleft-handed pitcher Mark Romanczuk has been invited to the 2003 USA NationalTeam Trials. Also, with the selection of Quentin as one of five finalists forthe 2003 Golden Spikes Award, Stanford equaled Miami for the most finalists inthe history of the award with 10. No Stanford player has ever won the honor.

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OFFENSIVE REPORT
Stanford's current season batting average stands at.320(#3 Pac-10, #24 NCAA), which would rank third on Stanford's all-timelist for a single-season. The Cardinal is also ranked 25th nationally in scoringat a clip of 7.5 runs per game. Pac-10 Co-Player of the Year Ryan Garko andCarlos Quentin are both having huge seasons. Garko leads the team in battingaverage (.407, #2 Pac-10, #17 NCAA), homers (18, #3 Pac-10), RBI (91, #2 Pac-10,#7 NCAA), total bases (177, #2 Pac-10), slugging percentage (.714, #1 Pac-10),multiple-hit games (32), multiple-RBI games (27), sacrifice flies (8) andextra-base hits (40). Garko also ranks second on the club in hits (101, #4Pac-10), doubles (22, #7 Pac-10), hit-by-pitches (12, #9T Pac-10), on-basepercentage (.475, #7 Pac-10) and putouts (397, #6 Pac-10). Garko's 91 RBI ranksecond on Stanford's all-time single-season list as he is just two frombreaking the school record of 92 set by Rick Lundblade in 1985. His .407 battingaverage would be fourth on the school's all-time list, while his 18 homersrank tied for ninth. Quentin leads the Cardinal in hits (102, #3 Pac-10),doubles (24, #3T Pac-10), walks (35, #8 Pac-10), hit-by-pitches (14, #3 Pac-10)and on-base percentage (.487, #4 Pac-10). His 24 doubles rank tied for second onStanford's all-time single-season list. Quentin also ranks second on the teamin batting average (.400, #4 Pac-10), runs scored (71, #7 Pac-10), total bases(164, #5T Pac-10), stolen bases (10, tied with Sam Fuld), extra-base hits (37)and multiple-hit games (28), as well as third in homers (12), RBI (62) andmultiple-RBI games (14). Sam Fuld leads the club in triples (9, #1T Pac-10, #6TNCAA), runs scored (81, #3T Pac-10) and at bats (289, #2 Pac-10). Fuld's ninetriples this season are second on Stanford's all-time single-season list andjust one shy of the 50-year old record of 10 set by Jack Shepard in 1953. His 81runs scored are second all-time and just two shy of Jeffrey Hammonds'single-season school record of 83 in 1990. Brian Hall has a team-high 18 stolenbases (#3T Pac-10), while Tobin Swope leads the team with 11 sacrifice bunts (#3Pac-10). Fuld, Garko and Swope have each played in all 66 games, while Fuld andSwope have started all 66. Danny Putnam (.359), Fuld (.329), Jonny Ash (.319)and John Mayberry, Jr. (.301) are also above the .300 mark.

PITCHING REPORT
Stanford has a current ERA of 3.95 (#2 Pac-10) and has alsoheld its opponents to a Pac-10 low .245 batting average. Pac-10 Pitcher of theYear John Hudgins leads the conference in seven categories -- victories (13),innings pitched (158.1, new single-season school record), strikeouts (138),starts (21), complete games (8), opponents' batting average (.221) andstrikeouts looking (42). He has seven complete games in his last 12 outings andhas lasted at least 6.0 innings 19 of his 21 starts, as well as 7.0 or moreinnings 14 times. Hudgins also has the team's lowest ERA (2.96, #3 Pac-10)among regular starters. Mark Romanczuk, a National Freshman of the Year andAll-Pac-10 selection, ranks second in the Pac-10 with 12 victories (12-1, 3.68ERA, 110.0 IP, 79 SO). Romanczuk has been named the Pac-10 Pitcher of the Weekthree times (4/1, 4/21, 5/5) this season. Romanczuk has added two saves and twocomplete games with 79 strikeouts (#5 Pac-10) in 110.0 innings (#3T Pac-10). Heranks second in the conference behind Hudgins in opponents' batting average(.241). Ryan McCally (7-2, 4.60, 2 SV, 90.0 IP, 55 SO) has been the club'sthird starter in the postseason and has come up with a pair of huge victories bystriking out a career-high 10 in a complete game versus Illinois-Chicago (5/30)and coming back with 7.0 innings of one-run work for a victory over SouthCarolina (6/17) in a CWS elimination game. McCally spent most of the season as astarter and ranks third on the club with 12 starts but had been used primarilyout of the bullpen late in the regular season. Tim Cunningham (3-3, 5.49, 39.1IP, 20 SO) returned as the team's Sunday starter in each of its last threeregular season series but has not pitched in the postseason. Matt Manship (2-4,3.79, 9 SV, 59.1 IP, 49 SO) leads the club with nine saves, ranking tied forsecond in the Pac-10 and tied for fourth on Stanford's single-season list.Manship also picked up a win in his only regular season start at USC (5/4).David O'Hagan (7-1, 5.10, 3 SV, 47.2 IP, 43 SO) leads the team with 26appearances and has won six games out of the bullpen, including the second CWSBracket One final versus Cal State Fullerton. O'Hagan is also tied for secondthe club with three saves., Kodiak Quick (2-0, 4.29, 3 SV, 35.2 IP, 34 SO) andJonny Dyer (2-1, 3.79, 19.0 IP, 11 SO) have both won a pair of games with Quickalso recording three saves. Drew Ehrlich (1-0, 4.19, 19.1 IP, 18 SO) and MarkJecmen (1-0, 4.32, 8.1 IP, 7 SO) have the team's other two wins.

DEFENSIVE REPORT
Stanford has a .972 fielding percentage (#3 Pac-10, #19 NCAA)and has been errorless 25 times this season, including five times in thepostseason and in eight of its last 14 games. John Mayberry, Jr. leads the cluband ranks fourth in the Pac-10 with 443 putouts, while Tobin Swope is the secondin the Pac-10 with a team-high 205 assists. Mayberry's 16 putouts atWashington State (4/5), as well as eight assists by Swope at USC (5/4 - Game 2)are single-game team highs. Stanford has turned a season-high three double playsthree times versus Nevada (2/17), USC (5/3) and Cal State Fullerton (6/17).

STANFORD COACHING REPORT

STANFORD HEAD COACH Mark Marquess
One of the nation's premier collegiate coaches, MarkMarquess is in his 27th season at the helm of Stanford Baseball in 2003 with anoverall record of 1143-549-5 (.675), an NCAA postseason record of 104-44 (.703),a College World Series mark of 33-21 (.611) and a Pac-10 showing of 462-294(.611). The 1969 Stanford graduate has led the Cardinal to two CWS titles and apair of runner-up showings, its fifth CWS championship appearance this season,13 College World Series appearances, five NCAA Super Regional titles, 13 NCAARegional championships and 11 Pac-10 crowns (includes Southern Division andshared titles). Stanford has also qualified for the NCAA Tournament 21 times in27 years under Marquess. Marquess began the 2003 season ranked 10th in victoriesand 16th in winning percentage among active Division I baseball coaches.Marquess moved into sole possession of 20th place on the all-time victory listwith his 1101st career victory at Texas (2/22/03 - Game 1). Recent milestonevictories were his 1100th career win versus Nevada (2/17/03), his 1000th againstFlorida State (2/9/01) and his 100th career post season win versus Long BeachState (6/7/03). He has been named NCAA Coach of the Year three times and hasreceived Pac-10 or Pac-10 Southern Division Coach of the Year honors on nineoccasions, most recently with his selection in 2003. The Cardinal has assureditself of its 26th winning campaign in 27 seasons under his leadership this yearand has finished either first or second in the prestigious Pacific-10 (formerlyPac-10 Southern Division) 20 times in the last 22 years. Stanford has had 108professional baseball draft picks in the past 19 seasons, including 14 firstround selections in the last 17 years. A member of the American Baseball CoachesAssociation Hall of Fame, Marquess was the head coach of the 1988 United StatesOlympic baseball team that captured the gold medal. Marquess was also anaccomplished football and baseball standout on The Farm and is a member of theStanford Athletic Hall of Fame. He is one of only six collegiate baseball headcoaches to have both played and coached in the College World Series. Marquesswas the starting first baseman and a First Team All-American on Stanford's1967 CWS squad and played four seasons of minor league baseball with the ChicagoWhite Sox organization.

COMMENTS FROM Mark Marquess
(on CWS Championship Series opponent Rice): 'I'veheard about them from a lot of other coaches. I hadn't had a chance to seethem until we got to Omaha. Obviously they have a strong pitching staff. They'vebeen able to rest and have some depth. They play well. We'll enjoy this oneand then try to get some type of game plan to face them.'
(On Stanford's victory over Cal State Fullerton onThursday): 'It was some kind of game, especially in an elimination gameto play in the national championship. It wasn't pretty, but we found a way towin. We played with a lot of heart. I'm very proud of my team and the way webattled back. It was a clutch performance when we were shorthanded.'
(On Stanford's victory over Cal State Fullerton onWednesday'What can you say. It was a great college baseball game.For us, it was the pitching of John Hudgins and the two home runs by CarlosQuentin. John threw a complete game versus one of the best teams in collegebaseball on four days rest. He was masterful. Carlos' home run in the eighthinning was huge. It was a great atmosphere and great game by both teams.'
(On the team's fifth straight appearance in the CollegeWorld Series)'It helps you to have a better chance to win the CollegeWorld Series when you have the experience of being there a few times. To havethat experience is really an advantage. The other major factor is just to beplaying your best baseball at the right time.'
(On All-American candidates Ryan Garko, Carlos Quentin andJohn Hudgins)'Ryan Garko, Carlos Quentin and John Hudgins are havingtheir best seasons yet. If you're going to be good as a team, your olderplayers are going to have their best seasons.'

STANFORD COACHING STAFF
Dean Stotz is in his 27th campaign with Stanford Baseball andhis fourth season as associate head coach after he was promoted to the positionprior to the 2000 campaign. Stotz served for 23 years as an assistant. Stotzcurrently coaches third base while also handling various offensive and defensiveaspects of the game. Tom Kunis is in his fourth season as Stanford's pitchingcoach, while Dave Nakama is in his fourth year overall as a Stanford assistantcoach.

STANFORD PLAYER NOTES

*For information prior to the 2003 season please refer to the 2003 StanfordBaseball Media Guide
*For career stats see stats section of 2003 CWS Guide; *Forcareer postseason and CWS stats see page 2 of press release

HITTERS

#1 - Jonny Ash (INF, L/R, 5-9, 175, Jr.)

2003 Season Notes: Hasraised his average to a season-high .319 after going 19-for-41 (.463) with fourthree-hit games, six multiple-hit games, two doubles, a triple, a homer and nineRBI during his current career-high nine-game hit streak (5/31 - 6/19) ... EarnedAll-NCAA Regional honors by hitting .500 (6-12) in three Regional games ...Registered a six-game hit streak (5/4 - 5/16), going 11-for-21 (.524) with twodoubles, a triple and three RBI ... Named the Pac-10 Player of the Week (5/12)for the first time in his career after hitting .545 (6-11) with a pair of hitsin all three games of a sweep at California (5/9 - 5/11) ... Has returned to thestarting lineup for 34 of the last 43 games, going 49-for-151 (.325) with sevendoubles, three triples, one homer, 26 RBI and a stolen base during the stretch... Has 10 doubles, five triples, 30 RBI and one stolen base on the season ...Second on the team and fourth in the Pac-10 with nine sacrifice bunts ... Hasplayed in 57 of 66 possible games with 44 starts, including all 10 postseasongames at third base ... 2003 Individual Game Highlights: Hit one of themost memorable homers in Stanford Baseball history when he took ace Cal StateFullerton reliever Chad Cordero deep to tie the second CWS Bracket One finalgame (6/19) at 5-5 in an eventual 7-5 victory in 10 innings ... Posted hisfourth three-hit game during his current nine-game hit streak in a CWSelimination game versus South Carolina (6/17), going 3-for-5 with a career-highthree runs scored and a career-high-tying three RBI ... Stanford's only playerwith more than one hit (2-4) in a second round CWS game versus Cal StateFullerton (6/15) ... Posted his third three-hit game of his current hit streakin the CWS opener versus South Carolina (6/13), going 3-for-5 with a pair of RBI... Tied the Super Regional game versus Long Beach State (6/7) at 2-2 when hesingled home Sam Fuld with two outs in the top of the seventh inning beforestealing his first career base and scoring the eventual game-winning run onDanny Putnam's two-out, two-run single ... Posted back-to-back 3-for-5 gamesversus UC Riverside (5/31) and Richmond (6/1) in the final two games of the NCAARegional, also tying a career-high with three RBI and adding a double versusRichmond, as well as an RBI and a double against UC Riverside ... Had two RBI inboth the series opener (5/23) and series finale (5/25) versus Cal Poly, drivingin three of the runs on a pair of sacrifice flies and Stanford's firstsuccessful suicide squeeze (5/23) ... Also became the first Stanford player thisseason with a pair of sacrifice bunts in a game (5/23) ... Tied a career-highwith three hits by going 3-for-5 versus UCLA (5/16) ... Had a key RBI singlewith two outs in the top of the ninth inning at Washington State (4/7) to tiethe game and send it into extra innings in a contest Stanford eventually won,8-5 in 12 innings ... Tied a career-high with three hits (3-4) versus Washington(3/28) ... Tripled at Cal State Fullerton (1/31) and versus Florida State (2/7)... Cardinal Career: Has a .316 batting average with 20 doubles, fivetriples, one homer and 60 RBI, playing in 124 games with 69 starts ... Hasposted a career .412 postseason batting average and a .444 career CWS mark.


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#11 - Chris Carter (INF/OF/DH, L/L, 6-0, 215, So.)

2003 Season Notes:Hasstarted 21 games and appeared in 26 after returning April 1 from a shoulderinjury that caused him to miss more than the first two months of the season ...Has hit six homers in his last 13 games and has hit safely in 14 of his last 18contests (5/3 - 6/19), going 21-for-55 (.382) with four doubles, seven homersand 16 RBI during those games ... Has hit seven homers in just 78 official atbats (one homer every 11.1 AB), adding a .269 batting average, four doubles and17 RBI ... Hit just .087 (2-23) in his first seven games after returning fromthe injury ... 2003 Individual Game Highlights: Hit a key two-run homerto start Stanford's comeback in a 7-5 CWS Bracket One final win in 10 inningsover Cal State Fullerton (6/19) ... Had a key two-out, two-RBI single to capStanford's three-run third inning in a CWS elimination game versus SouthCarolina (6/17) ... Connected for a solo homer in a second round CWS game versusCal State Fullerton (6/15) ... Posted back-to-back 2-for-3 games at the NCAASuper Regional versus UC Riverside (5/31) and Richmond (6/1), adding a homer andtwo RBI versus UC Riverside and a double and an RBI against Richmond ... Was2-for-3 with a double, a homer, a walk and two RBI versus Cal Poly (5/25) ...Hit a home run and walked twice in both the series opener (5/16) and rubber game(5/18) versus UCLA ... Picked up his first two-hit game of the season (2-3, 2B,RBI) at California (5/10) ... Blasted his first homer of the year at California(5/9) ... Had a pinch-hit RBI single at USC (5/3) ... Had his first hit of theseason at Santa Clara (4/8) ... CardinalCareer: Has a .286 career batting averagewith 11 doubles, a triple, 15 homers, 36 RBI and a stolen base ... Has played in69 games with 49 starts.


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#5 - Sam Fuld (OF, L/L, 5-10, 180, Jr.) ... All-Pac-10

2003 Season Notes: Selectedby the Chicago Cubs in the 24th round of the 2003 MLB First-Year Player Draftwith the 703rd pick overall ... An All-Pac-10 selection for the thirdconsecutive year that currently leads the club this season in triples (9, #1TPac-10, #6T NCAA), runs scored (81, #3T Pac-10) and at bats (289, #2 Pac-10) ...Third on the team with 95 hits (#5T Pac-10) and 27 multiple-hit games ... Secondon Stanford's all-time single-season triple list with nine and just one shy ofthe school record of 10 set 50 years ago by Jack Shepard in 1953 ... Tied forsecond on Stanford's all-time single-season runs scored list and just twobehind Jeffrey Hammonds' school record of 83 set in 1990 ... Has added a .329batting average with three homers and 33 RBI ... A perfect 10-for-10 in stolenbase attempts ... Posted a recent career-high 17-game hit streak (5/3 - 6/1) inwhich he hit .411 (30-73) with five doubles, three triples, 11 RBI, 30 runsscored, had nine multiple-hit games and scored runs in all 17 games ... Has hitsafely in 22 of his last 24 and 44 of his last 50 games overall, going80-for-219 (.365) with 15 doubles, eight triples, two homers, 28 RBI and eightstolen bases during the period ... Has raised his batting average 112 pointsfrom .217 after 16 games to its current .329, while posting four four-hit games,four three-hit contests and a total of 22 multiple-hit games during the stretch... Reached base safely in 24 consecutive games (3/1 - 4/26) ... Had fourtriples over a five-game stretch (3/24 - 4/1) ... Posted a 15-game hit streak(3/1 - 4/7), going 34-for-74 (.459) with five doubles, four triples and threestolen bases ... 2003 Individual Game Highlights: Doubled in front ofJonny Ash's game-tying homer in the CWS Bracket One final 7-5 victory in 10innings over Cal State Fullerton (6/19) ... Picked up a pair of hits (2-5)versus South Carolina (6/17) in a CWS elimination game ... Hit his third careerCWS homer by blasting a ball over the centerfield fence for a solo shot in asecond round game versus Cal Sate Fullerton (6/15) ... Opened the 2003 CWS bygoing 3-for-4 and scoring a pair runs in Stanford's 8-0 win over SouthCarolina ... Scored the tying run in the second game of the Super Regionalversus Long Beach State (6/7), reaching on a two-out error, stealing second baseand scoring on an RBI single by Jonny Ash ... Was 3-for-5 with a pair ofdoubles, three RBI and three runs scored versus UC Riverside (5/31) ... Hit hisninth and most recent triple versus Cal Poly (5/24), while also stealing a base,being hit twice and scoring three runs ... Posted triples in each of his lasttwo games versus UCLA (5/17, 5/18), scoring the tying run in the eighth inningof an eventual 9-8, 10-inning win over the Bruins (5/18) with his second triple... Drove in the game-winning run with an RBI single in the top of the ninthinning in a 6-4 comeback victory at California (5/10) .. Posted his most recentfour-hit game in the first game of a doubleheader at USC (5/4), going 4-for-5with a triple, two RBI and a season-high four runs scored ... Had a big gameversus Arizona (4/26), going 2-for-5 with a season-high four RBI, double andhomer while hitting a key seventh inning two-run homer and a game-winningtwo-out, two RBI double in the eighth ... Snapped a 5-5 tie with a two-out RBIsingle in the top of the 12th to spark a three-run rally in an 8-5 victory atWashington State (4/7) ... Had back-to-back three-hit games versus Washington,going 3-for-6 with a triple and two RBI in the series finale (3/30) afterposting a 3-for-5 with a double and an RBI performance the previous day (3/29)... Posted back-to-back four-hit games in the final two games of a series atArizona State (3/23 - 4-6, 2 2B, 2 RBI; 3/24 - 4-5, 2 3B, RBI) with the firsttwo-triple game of his career in the series finale... Drove in the eventualgame-winning run in the top of the 10th inning of a 9-8 win at Arizona State(3/23) and tied the game at 2-2 with a seventh inning RBI triple at ArizonaState (3/24) in a 4-2 Stanford victory ... Was 3-for-5 with a double versusCalifornia (3/9) ... Had the first four-hit game of the season by going 4-for-5versus USC (3/1) ... Hit his first homer of the year at Cal State Fullerton(2/2) ... Cardinal Career: Ranks among Stanford's all-time leaders intriples (15, #4T), batting average (.354, #5T), hits (286, #5) and doubles (53,#9) ... Stanford's active leader in hits and triples, as well as runs scored(204), at bats (806) and multiple-hit games (88) ... Ranks second among activeplayers in doubles, walks (85) and stolen bases (29) ... Has played in 196 gameswith 186 starts, second and third among active players, respectively ... Has 13career four-hit games and 22 career three-hit contests ... Ranks tied for thirdon the all-time CWS hit list with 22 and is just one behind all-time leaderKeith Moreland (23, Texas, 1973-75), going 22-for-54 (.407) all-time at the CWS.

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#12 - Ryan Garko (C, R/R, 6-2, 220, Sr.) ... Pac-10 Co-PlayerOf The Year ... Johnny Bench Award Finalist ... First Team All-American ... NCAARegional Most Outstanding Player

2003 Season Notes:Draftedin the third round of the 2003 MLB First-Year Player Draft with the 78th pickoverall by the Cleveland Indians ... Leads the team in batting average (.407, #2Pac-10, #17 NCAA), homers (18, #3T Pac-10), RBI (91, #2 Pac-10, #7 NCAA), totalbases (177, #2 Pac-10), slugging percentage (.714, #1 Pac-10), multiple-hitgames (32), multiple-RBI games (27), sacrifice flies (8) and extra-base hits(40) ... Ranks second on the club in hits (101, #4 Pac-10, #7T Stanford'ssingle-season list), doubles (22, #7 Pac-10), hit-by-pitches (12, #9T Pac-10),on-base percentage (.475, #7 Pac-10) and putouts (397, #6 Pac-10) ... Needs justtwo more RBI to break the school's all-time record of 92 set by Rick Lundbladein 1985 ... Attempting to become just the sixth player in Stanford history tohit .400 or better in a season and the first since David McCarty batted .420 in1991 ... Leads the team with a .511 postseason on-base percentage and one ofthree Stanford players that have scored 13 postseason runs ... Ranks second onthe team in the postseason in slugging percentage (.750) and tied for second inRBI (13) ... Ranks third on the club in postseason batting average (.417, 15-36)and tied for third in homers (3) ... His 18 homers rank tied for ninth on theschool's single-season list and give him more homers than strikeouts (16) ...Went 81 official at bats between strikeouts at Washington State (4/5) and in hissecond at bat versus Cal Poly (5/23) ... With just 16 strikeouts in 244 officialat bats, averages just one strikeout every 15.3 official at bats ... Has hit.471 (73-155) in his last 43 games (3/24 - 6/19) with 16 doubles, 14 homers and63 RBI during the stretch ... Hit 10 homers and drove in a league-best 39 runsin 24 Pac-10 games (23 starts) ... Has had three or more RBI in a game 14 timeswith eight three-RBI contests, four four-RBI games, a five-RBI game and aseven-RBI showing ... Posted a season-high 10-game hit streak (3/24 - 4/11),going 24-for-41 (.585) with five doubles, five homers and 21 RBI ... Had aneight-game hit streak (2/8 - 2/22, Game 2), hitting .400 (12-30) with fourhomers and 13 RBI and a seven-game hit streak (4/17 - 4/27), going 8-for-23(.348) with three doubles, one homer and one stolen base ... 2003 IndividualGame Highlights: Picked up his 100th hit of the season with an eighth inningdouble versus Cal State Fullerton (6/17) ... Was 2-for-3 and drove in three runsin the first four innings of Stanford's 8-0 victory over South Carolina in the2003 CWS opener (6/13) ... Named the Most Outstanding Player at the Regional bygoing 8-for-13 (.615) with a double, three homers and nine RBI, capping theperformance by hitting two homers, driving in five runs and tying a career-highfour runs scored in a 3-for-5 performance versus Richmond in the championshipgame (6/1) ... Was 3-for-5 with a double, homer and a pair of RBI versus UCRiverside (5/31) ... Had a huge series against Cal Poly (5/23 - 5/25), going8-for-11 (.727) with a homer, four RBI, five runs scored and a 1.061 sluggingpercentage ... Tied a career-high with four hits (4-4, HR, 3 RBI) versus CalPoly (5/24) ... Drove in the tying run with a pinch-hit sacrifice fly in theeighth inning of a 9-8, 10-inning victory over UCLA (5/18) to help the Cardinalclinch the outright Pac-10 title ... Was 2-for-2 with a double and four RBIversus Saint Mary's (5/13) ... Was 2-for-5 with a homer and three RBI atCalifornia (5/9), driving in the game-winning run with an RBI single in the topof the ninth ... Had a huge series at USC (5/4 - 5/5) to earn NCBWA NationalCo-Hitter, College Baseball Insider West Regional and Pac-10 Player of the Weekhonors, all for the first time in his career, going 10-for-13 (.769) with threehomers, 12 RBI and a stolen base while posting a 1.615 slugging percentage ...Had a monster game in the second game of a doubleheader and the USC seriesfinale (5/4 - Game 2), going 4-for-4 (career-high-tying four hits) with histhird career two-homer game, his first career grandslam and a career-high sevenRBI ... Was 6-for-7 with two homers, nine RBI and a stolen base in thedoubleheader versus the Trojans (5/4) ... Had a career-high-tying four hits(4-6, HR, 3 RBI), homered and drove in three runs in the series opener at USC(5/3) ... Scored a career-high-tying four runs versus Oregon State (4/18) ...Was 3-for-4 with two RBI versus Sacramento State (4/11) ... Posted the secondtwo-homer game of his career and was 3-for-4 with four RBI at Washington State(4/5) in game in which he also posted his 200th career hit ... Was 3-for-5 withtwo doubles and three RBI versus USF (4/1) ... Was 3-for-4 with a homer and fourRBI versus Washington (3/30) ... Tied a career-high with four hits at ArizonaState (3/24), going 4-for-4 with three RBI and hitting a two-run homer in theeighth inning that snapped a 2-2 tie and lifted the Cardinal to a 4-2 win ...Homered and had four RBI versus Florida State (2/9 - 3-4, HR, 4 RBI) ... Hadthree RBI in two non-conference games versus USC (3/1, 3/2) and at Texas (2/22,Game 2) ... Also the only Cardinal player to hit a pair of sacrifice flies in agame this season at Texas (2/22 - Game 2) ... Was 3-for-5 with a pair of RBI atSanta Clara in the season-opener (1/25) ... Cardinal Career: Stanford'sactive career leader in home runs (39), RBI (190), doubles (58), total bases(433), slugging percentage (.593), walks (94), on-base percentage (.444),sacrifice flies (21), putouts (1166), games played (215) and games started (195,co-leader with Carlos Quentin) ... Ranks sixth on Stanford's all-time doubleslist, eighth in RBI, tied for eighth in batting average (.351) and ninth inhomers ... Second on Stanford's active career list in batting average and hitby pitches (45), as well as third in hits (256) and runs scored (177).

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#3 - Brian Hall (INF/OF, R/R, 6-0, 185, Jr.)

2003 Season Notes:Hasbeen one of the team's streakiest hitters ... Just 2-for-his-last-27 (.074)dating back to his final two at bats in the Regional championship game versusRichmond (6/1) ... Posted a career-high 11-game hit streak (5/11 - 6/1, 22-51,.431) through the Richmond game in which he also had five doubles, threetriples, a homer, 10 RBI and four stolen bases ... Had suffered through aprevious 12-game stretch (4/17 - 5/9) in which he was 7-for-47 (.149) with threetriples, five RBI and a stolen base ... Had gone 11-for-23 (.478) with fourdoubles, a triple, a homer, eight RBI, seven runs scored and four multiple-hitgames in five games (4/5 - 4/15) prior to the 12-game stretch ... Sufferedthrough a previous stretch from his last four at bats at Arizona State (3/23)through his first two at bats at Washington State (4/5) in which he hit .032(1-31) prior to the five-game hit streak ... Leads the club with 18 stolen bases(#3T Pac-10), while also contributing 15 doubles, five triples, six homers, 44RBI, 48 runs scored, 73 hits, 20 walks, 22 multiple-hit games and 12multiple-RBI games ... Posted a seven-game hit streak (2/28 - 3/23), hitting.485 (16-33) with three doubles, one triple, one homer, seven RBI and two stolenbases during the stretch ... Also drove in at least one run in each game duringthe seven-game hit streak ... Also had a seven-game hit streak (6/8/02 - 2/7/03)that extended back to last season ... Has played in 64 of 66 games with 59starts (25 in left field, 21 at third base and 14 at first base, including all10 postseason games) ... 2003 Individual Game Highlights: Had a key fifthinning RBI single to the game at 3-3 in an eventual 5-3 victory over Cal StateFullerton (6/18) ... Hit a two-run homer versus Cal State Fullerton (6/15), thesecond time he has homered versus the Titans in a CWS game ... Became just thesecond Stanford player to successfully sacrifice bunt twice in a game during theCWS opener versus South Carolina (6/13) and also stole a base ... ScoredStanford's first run in the sixth inning of the Super Regional opener versusLong Beach State (6/6) to erase a 1-0 49er lead ... Was 2-for-5 with a double, acareer-high-tying three runs scored and a pair of RBI versus Richmond (6/1) inthe NCAA Regional championship game ... Started the Cal Poly series by going3-for-5 with a double and a stolen base in the series opener (5/23) ... Hadthree hits in both the series opener (5/16 - 3-5, 3B, 2 RBI) and rubber game(5/18 - 3-5, 2B, RBI, SB) versus UCLA ... Was 3-for-5 with a double and two RBIversus Saint Mary's (5/13) ... Hit his third triple of the season in a 3-0 winat San Jose State (5/6) and his fourth in a 9-8 win at California (5/9) inback-to-back games ... Had a pair doubles and three RBI versus San Jose State(4/15) ... Tied a career-high with four hits and doubled twice at WashingtonState (4/7) ... Had a pair of stolen bases for the third time this year anddrove in three runs for the second consecutive game at Arizona State (3/23) ...Tied a career-high with his second four-hit game of the season at Arizona State(3/22 - 4-6, 3 RBI) ... Hit his first triple of the season versus California(3/7) ... Was 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI versus USC (3/1) before homeringagainst the Trojans in the series finale (3/2) ... Was 3-for-6 with a pair ofdoubles versus Florida State (2/7) ... Tied a career-high with four hits at CalState Fullerton (1/31, 4-4, 2 RBI) ... Hit his first home run of the year atSanta Clara in the season-opener (1/25), his second versus Fresno State (2/16)and his third versus USC (3/2) ... Cardinal Career: Stanford's activecareer leader in stolen bases (38) and sacrifice bunts (13) ... Second amongactive players with nine triples and third with 11 sacrifice flies ... Has addeda .280 career batting average with 25 doubles, 11 homers, 100 RBI, 48 walks andseven hit-by-pitches in 180 games and 127 starts.

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#14 - John Hester (C, R/R, 6-3, 210, Fr.)

2003 Season Notes:Doesnot have an at bat and has played in just one game as a defensive replacement inthe postseason ... Hitting .167 (2-12) with a homer and an RBI in 10 games andone start ... Has been perfect in 18 chances in the field ... 2003 IndividualGame Highlights: Made his postseason debut by catching the ninth inning inthe Regional championship game versus Richmond (6/1) ... Hit his first careerhomer as a pinch-hitter versus Cal Poly (5/24) ... Caught seven inningsreplacing an injured Ryan Garko versus UCLA (5/17) ... Picked up his firstcollegiate hit at Texas (2/22 - Game 1) ... Made his collegiate debut versusFlorida State (2/8).

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#8 - Chris Lewis (INF, R/R, 6-1, 190, Fr.)

2003 Season Notes:Hitlessin one at bat and has played in just one game in the postseason ... Also hitlessin his last 18 official at bats since his most recent hit at Arizona State(3/22) ... Hitting .159 in 30 games and 19 starts ... Has contributed 11 walksand 10 RBI ... Seven of his 10 hits have been for extra bases ... Had at leastone RBI in four consecutive contests (2/14 - 2/17) ... 2003 Individual GameHighlights: Made his postseason debut in the Regional championship gameversus Richmond (6/1) ... Scored the tying run in the bottom of the eighthversus Arizona (4/26) in an eventual 10-9 comeback Stanford win ... Stole hisfirst career base versus California (3/7) ... Hit his first collegiate homer inhis final at bat versus USC (3/2), a two-run shot in the bottom of the eighthinning ... Had two RBI versus Fresno State (2/16) ... Picked up his firstcollegiate hit and made his first start versus Florida State (2/8).

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#4 - Jed Lowrie (INF, B/R, 5-11, 170, Fr.)

2003 Season Notes:Hasjust five hits in his last 27 at bats (.185) during Super Regional (6/6 - 6/7)and CWS (6/13 - 6/19) action but did go 2-for-4 in his most recent game versusCal State Fullerton (6/19) ... Has contributed a .299 batting average on theseason, adding 12 doubles, 27 RBI and five stolen bases ... Tied for third onthe team with five sacrifice flies ... Posted a career-best nine-game hit streak(5/3 - 5/16), going 12-for-36 (.333) with two doubles and six RBI to end astretch in which he hit safely in 23 of his 26 games (3/7 - 5/15), going23-for-58 (.397) with five doubles, eight RBI and three stolen bases during thestretch ... Has had a pair of seven-game hit streaks (2/7 - 2/22; 3/29 - 4/8)... Has played in 57 games with 50 starts, including 26 in a row at second base(4/26 - 6/19) ... 2003 Individual Game Highlights: Was 2-for-4 andsingled with two outs to set up Chris Carter's key two-run sixth inning homerin the CWS Bracket One final versus Cal State Fullerton (6/19) ... Had a key RBIsingle in Stanford's three-run fourth inning in a 8-0 victory over SouthCarolina in the CWS opener (6/13) ... Successfully converted the team's finalout by fielding a groundball and throwing out the Long Beach State runner in theclinching 4-2 victory over the 49ers in the Super Regional (6/7) ... Was 3-for-5with an RBI versus UC Riverside (5/31) in the Regional winners' bracket game... Tied a career-high with three RBI versus Cal Poly (5/24) ... Snapped out ofan 0-for-11 skid by going 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI versus Cal Poly(5/23) ... Picked up his second career three-hit game (3-4) at California (5/9)... Posted career-highs with three runs scored and three RBI at USC (5/3) ...Was 3-for-5 versus Washington (3/28) ... Led off the top of the 10th inning witha single at Arizona State (3/23) that pinch-runner Donny Lucy turned into thegame-winning run in a 9-8 Stanford victory ... Had his first career four-hitgame (4-5) and a stolen base at Texas (2/22 - Game 1) ... Picked up his firstcollegiate hit versus Florida State (2/7) and made his first start versusFlorida State (2/9), also hitting a double in both games.

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#15 - Donny Lucy (C/1B/DH, R/R, 6-3, 210, So.)

2003 Season Notes:Beingused primarily as the team's designated hitter against left-handed pitchingand as the club's top pinch-hitter ... Has hit safely in nine of his last 12games (5/10 - 6/15, .400, 14-35) ... Posted a career-high-tying seven-game hitstreak (4/7 - 4/19) ... Leads the team with seven pinch-hits and is hitting anamazing .700 (7-10) as a pinch-hitter despite making the final out as apinch-hitter in a second round CWS game versus Cal State Fullerton (6/15) ...Hitting .293 overall with nine doubles, two homers, 18 RBI and six stolen bases... Has played in 48 games with 34 starts ... Hitting .385 (5-13) with one RBIin postseason action ... 2003 Individual Game Highlights: Was 2-for-3 inthe Super Regional opener versus Long Beach State (6/6) ... Was 2-for-3 with acareer-high-tying three runs scored and a pair of RBI versus Cal Poly (5/23) ...Provided arguably the most dramatic moment of Stanford's regular season with awalkoff homer to lead off the bottom of the 10th inning, clinching the outrightPac-10 title and giving the Cardinal a 9-8 victory over UCLA (5/18) to cap agame in which he equaled a career-high with three hits as he was 3-for-5 as theteam's starting catcher filling in for the injured Ryan Garko ... Was 2-for-4with a double and an RBI at USC (5/3) and scored a career-high-tying three runs... Had a key pinch-hit RBI single in Stanford's four-run eighth inning of a10-9 comeback win over Arizona (4/26) ... Had a career-high-tying three hits(3-4) with his first homer of the season, a double and an RBI versus OregonState (4/17) ... Scored the game-winning run in the top of the 10th inning atArizona State (3/23), stealing second base and scoring on Sam Fuld's singleafter pinch-running for Jed Lowrie ... Had a key RBI double in an 8-7 win atTexas (2/22 - Game 2) ... Snapped out of an 0-for-15 skid with a double versusNevada (2/17) ... Had a double in the season-opener at Santa Clara (1/25) and anRBI versus Santa Clara (1/26) ... Cardinal Career: Hitting .288 with 15doubles, one triple, five homers, 47 RBI and 12 stolen bases ... Has played in83 games with 58 starts ... Hitting .400 (6-15) in postseason action.

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#25 - John Mayberry, Jr. (INF, R/R, 6-5, 210, Fr.) ...Freshman All-American

2003 Season Notes:Hasone hit in two postseason at bats in addition to walking twice scoring a pair ofruns ... Has a .301 batting average with six doubles, six triples (second on theteam), four homers, 33 RBI and five stolen bases ... Snapped out of an 0-for-11string with a single versus South Carolina (6/17) in a CWS elimination game ...Posted a seven-game hit streak (4/26 - 5/6, 12-26, .462, 1 HR, 8 RBI, 1 SB)after having suffered through a previous 3-for-34 (.088) stretch (3/30 - 4/22)... Posted a career-high 16-game hit streak (2/9 - 3/23, .420, 29-69, 2B, 5 3B,2 HR, 16 RBI, 2 SB), the third longest by a Stanford player this season ...Leads the team and ranks fourth in the Pac-10 with 443 putouts ... 2003Individual Game Highlights: Picked up his first postseason and CWS hit witha pinch-hit single in the top of the eighth inning of a CWS elimination gameversus South Carolina (6/17) ... Doubled twice for the first time in his careerversus UCLA (5/16) ... Set new career-highs in hits and RBI at USC (5/3), going5-for-6 with a homer and six RBI while also scoring three runs ... Was 3-for-4with a double and two RBI versus Washington (3/29) ... Posted the first four-hitgame of his career versus California (3/7 - 4-5, 2B, 3B, 3 RBI) ... Also hadthree-hit games twice versus USC (2/28 - 3-4, RBI, SB; 3/2 - 3-4, 3B, HR, 3RBI), scoring a career-high four runs in the latter, and at Texas (2/22, Game 1- 3-6, 3B, 2 RBI) ... Hit his first collegiate homer at Cal State Fullerton(2/1) before adding his second at Fresno State (2/14) and his third versus USC(3/2) ... Singled, stole second base and scored the game-winning run in a12-inning, 2-1 victory over Florida State (2/7) ... Had a career and teamseason-high 16 putouts at Washington State (4/5).

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#2 - Chris Minaker (INF, R/R, 6-0, 180, Fr.)

2003 Season Notes: Hasone hit in two official at bats, as well as a successful sacrifice bunt in thepostseason ... Has played in 16 games (all off the bench) and has two hits in 12at bats (.167) ... Also has a pair of sacrifice bunts.... 2003 IndividualGame Highlights: Pinch-hit and laid down a successful sacrifice bunt in theseventh inning versus Cal State Fullerton (6/17) ... Made his postseason debutwith a single in the top of the ninth inning of the Regional championship gameversus Richmond (6/1) ... Played shortstop for the final two innings of Stanford's9-8, 10-inning victory over UCLA (5/18) that clinched the Pac-10 title ... Had akey pinch-hit sacrifice bunt versus Arizona (4/26) to set up Sam Fuld'seventual game-winning two-RBI double in the eighth inning of a 10-9 comeback win... Picked up his first collegiate hit versus California (3/9) ... Made hiscollegiate debut with a successful sacrifice bunt versus Florida State (2/7).


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#7 - Danny Putnam (OF, L/L, 5-10, 200, So.) ... All-Pac-10... All-American Candidate

2003 Season Notes:Afirst time All-Pac-10 selection that has been one of the team's top hitters inthe postseason, leading the squad in homers (5), RBI (21), total bases (34) andslugging percentage (.850), as well as co-leading the team in doubles (4) to gowith a .375 batting average ... On the season, is second on the team in homers(16, #8T Pac-10) and RBI (66, #10 Pac-10), while ranking second in sluggingpercentage (.655), as well as third in batting average (.358) and on-basepercentage (.434) ... Had an eight-game hit streak (5/24 - 6/13, .406, 13-32, 52B, 3 HR, 15 RBI) snapped by going 0-for-3 in a CWS winners' bracket gameversus Cal State Fullerton (6/15) but has still hit safely in 13 of his last 16games (5/16 - 6/19, .375, 24-64, 6 2B, 7 HR, 28 RBI) after a previous six-gameskid (5/9 - 5/17) in which he was just 3-for-26 (.115) ... Had hit safely in 11of 12 contests (4/17 - 5/6, .455, 20-44, 3 2B, 3 HR, 14 RBI) prior to hissix-game slump during a period that included a career-high 10-game hit streak(4/17 - 4/29, .500, 18-36, 3 2B, 3 HR, 14 RBI) in which he posted sevenmultiple-hit games ... Has hit safely in 47 of the 59 games he has played in (58starts) ... Named the Pac-10 Player of the Week for the first time in his career(3/4) ... 2003 Individual Game Highlights: Drove in three runs and hitone of the most memorable home runs in Stanford history in the top of the 10thinning of a CWS Bracket One final versus Cal State Fullerton (6/19), a two-runshot that lifted the Cardinal to a 7-5 victory in 10 innings and vaultedStanford into the inaugural CWS Championship Series ... Had a huge game (4-5,2B, HR, 5 RBI) against South Carolina (6/17) in a CWS elimination contest with acareer-high four hits and a postseason career-high five RBI ... Picked up a pairof hits and drove in a run (2-4, RBI) in Stanford's CWS opening 8-0 win overSouth Carolina (6/13) ... Snapped a 2-2 tie with a two-out, two RBI single inthe top of the seventh inning in the second Super Regional game versus LongBeach State (6/7) ... Had a key three-run homer in the bottom of the eighthinning of the first Super Regional game versus Long Beach State (6/8) to helpturn a slim 2-1 Stanford lead into a 5-1 victory ... Hit two homers and drove inseven runs during the Regional, the final four RBI coming on his first careergrandslam in the Regional championship game versus Richmond (6/1) ... Alsohomered and had a pair of RBI versus UC Riverside (5/31) ... Was 3-for-5 withtwo doubles and two RBI versus Cal Poly (5/24) ... Homered twice for the thirdtime this season versus UCLA (5/18 - 3-5, 2 HR, 3 RBI) ... Was 3-for-3 withthree runs scored (tying career-highs in both categories), while adding a doubleand an RBI at USC (5/3) ... Tied a career-high with three runs scored versusArizona (4/27) ... Homered and had two RBI at Sacramento State (4/22) ... Hittwo homers for the second time this season and drove in five runs versus OregonState (4/19) ... Was 3-for-3 with a double and four RBI versus Oregon State(4/18), while also adding two walks to reach base all five times ... Homered anddrove in a pair of runs in back-to-back games at Washington State (4/7) andversus Sacramento State (4/11) with the homer at Washington State starting atwo-run ninth inning rally in a game the Cardinal tied in the ninth inning andwon in 11 innings, 8-5 ... Hit two homers for the first time in his career andhad a career-high seven RBI versus USC (3/2), tied for the most by a Stanfordplayer this season in both categories ... Had a pair of doubles for the secondtime this season in the series opener versus USC (2/28) ... Came through with agame-winning pinch-hit RBI single with two outs in the bottom of the eighthinning to lift Stanford to a 5-4 win over Nevada (2/17) in his onlypinch-hitting appearance of the season ... Had the first two-double game of hiscareer at Cal State Fullerton (2/2) ... Homered in each of his first two gamesversus Santa Clara (1/25, 1/26), going 3-for-5 with a pair of RBI at Santa Clara(1/25) ... Cardinal Career: Second on Stanford's active career listwith a .591 slugging percentage ... Has a career .325 batting average with 21doubles, two triples, 17 homers, 76 RBI and two stolen bases ... Flawless in 113chances in the field ... Has played in 94 games with 69 starts.

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#24 - Carlos Quentin (OF, R/R, 6-2, 215, Jr.)

All-Pac-10 ... National Player of the Year/Third TeamAll-American

2003 Season Notes: BecameStanford's 14th first round draft pick in the last 17 years when he was takenby the Arizona Diamondbacks with the 29th pick overall ... Named one of fiveGolden Spikes Award finalists ... Third Team All-American (NBCWA) ... EarnedAll-Pac-10 honors for the third straight season ... Was one of 12 semifinalistsfor the Rotary Smith Award ... Leads the Cardinal in hits (102, #3 Pac-10),doubles (24, #3T Pac-10), walks (35, #8 Pac-10), hit-by-pitches (14, #3 Pac-10)and on-base percentage (.487, #4 Pac-10) ... His 24 doubles rank tied for secondon Stanford's all-time single-season list and his 102 hits rank sixth ... Alsoranks second on the team in batting average (.400, #4 Pac-10), runs scored (71,#7 Pac-10), total bases (164, #5T Pac-10), stolen bases (10, tied with Sam Fuld),extra-base hits (37) and multiple-hit games (28), as well as third in homers(12), RBI (62), slugging percentage (.487) and multiple-RBI games (14) ...Having a tremendous postseason, leading the team in batting average (.487,19-39) and co-leading the squad with 19 hits, while ranking second in homers (4)and fourth in RBI (12) ... Hitting .421 (8-19) with two homers and six RBI infive CWS games (6/13 - 6/19) ... Hit .750 (6-8) with an RBI in Stanford's twoSuper Regional games versus Long Beach State (6/6 - 6/7) ... Has 25 RBI in hislast 18 games (5/10 - 6/19) with at least one RBI in 15 of the 18 contests ...Has hit safely in 48 of his last 53 games (2/22, Game 1 - 6/19), going90-for-213 (.423) with 22 doubles, one triple, 12 homers, 58 RBI and eightstolen bases during the stretch that began with a two-month career-high 26-gamehit streak (2/22, Game 1 - 4/22, .495, 51-103, 18 2B, 1 3B, 5 HR, 30 RBI, 7 SB)... Also had a later 11-game hit streak (5/3 - 5/23, .292, 14-48, 2 2B, 2 HR,SB) ... Has eight three-hit games, four four-hit games and one of the squad'stwo five-hit contests ... Has thrown out three runners from the outfield sinceMay 11 (5/11, 5/18, 6/15) ... 2003 Individual Game Highlights: Singledand scored a run in the first inning of the CWS Bracket One final versus CalState Fullerton (6/19) ... Blasted a pair of homers and came up with his secondstraight three-hit game in a CWS Bracket Final versus Cal State Fullerton (6/18)... Posted three hits in a game at the College World Series for the first timein his career in a CWS elimination game versus South Carolina (6/17) ... Doubledhome Jonny Ash in the fifth inning in a second round CWS game versus Cal StateFullerton (6/15) ... Made a fantastic catch in the second inning of Stanford's8-0 win over South Carolina in the CWS opener (6/13) ... Went 4-for-5 with anRBI in Stanford's second Super Regional game versus Long Beach State (6/7)after going 2-for-3 in the opener ... Homered and drove in three runs in theNCAA Regional championship game versus Richmond (6/1) ... Was 3-for-4 with ahomer and an RBI in the Regional opener versus Illinois-Chicago ... Drove inthree runs and was 2-for-4 with a double versus UCLA (5/16) ... Had a keythree-run fifth inning homer to erase a 2-1 deficit at California (5/11) in agame Stanford eventually won, 6-4 in 10 innings ... Was 3-for-5 with a homer andtwo RBI versus Arizona (4/26) ... Was 3-for-4 with a double, homer and two RBIat Sacramento State (4/22) ... Was 3-for-5 versus Oregon State (4/18) ... Had acareer night in a 17-8 win at Santa Clara (4/8), going 4-for-5 with his firstgrandslam, the second two-homer game of his career, new career-bests with sixRBI and six runs scored (also a team season-high), as well as a double and atriple ... Was 4-for-5 with a double and three RBI at Washington State (4/5) ...Had a pair of doubles and picked up his 200th career hit versus USF (4/1) ...Hit a walkoff two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth to lift Stanford to a12-11 victory in the rubber game of a series versus Washington (3/30) ... Was4-for-5 with two RBI versus Washington (3/28) ... Was hit by a pair of pitchesfor the first time this season at Arizona State (3/23) ... Was 3-for-4 with hisfirst homer of the season, a stolen base and a season-high four RBI versusCalifornia (3/9) ... Had his first career two-stolen base game versus California(3/7) ... Had a huge day in a doubleheader sweep at Texas (2/22), going 7-for-10with four doubles, two RBI and a stolen base ... Was 5-for-6 with three doubles(career-highs for doubles and hits, as well as team season-high for doubles andco-team season-high for hits), an RBI and a stolen base in the first game of thedoubleheader versus the Longhorns ... Had a season-high three walks versusFlorida State (2/7) ... Cardinal Career: Stanford's active careerleader in hit-by-pitches (47) and games started (195, co-leader with Ryan Garko)... Also ranks second among all active Stanford players in home runs (35), hits(261), runs scored (181), RBI (168) and at bats (745) ... Ranks tied for thirdamong active Stanford players with a career .350 batting average, 48 doubles,six triples, 26 stolen bases and 196 games played.

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#6 - Tobin Swope (INF,R/R, 5-11, 190, Sr.) ... Honorable Mention All-Pac-10

2003 Season Notes: Hasstarted all 66 games at shortstop ... Has struggled offensively in thepostseason (.154, 6-39) but leads the team with 33 assists and co-leads thesquad with three sacrifice bunts in 10 postseason games ... Hitting .265 withseven doubles, two triples, one homer, 29 RBI and nine stolen bases ... Leadsthe team with 205 assists (#2 Pac-10) and 11 sacrifice bunts (#3 Pac-10), whileranking tied for third on the club with five sacrifice flies (#9T Pac-10) ...Has contributed 20 multiple-hit games ... Posted a career-high eight-game hitstreak (4/1 - 4/17), going 11-for-29 (.379) with two doubles, a triple, six RBIand a stolen base ... 2003 Individual Game Highlights: Hit his firstcareer homer versus Cal Poly (5/24) ... Picked up his most recent two-hit gamein the first game of a doubleheader at USC (5/4), going 2-for-4 with a triple... Also drove in a pair of runs in the series opener at USC (5/3) ... Had astretch of three two-hit games over a four-game period (4/5 - 4/11) ... Tied acareer-high with three RBI versus Washington (3/29) ... Became the firstCardinal player to steal three bases in a game this season and accomplished thefeat for the first time in his career versus California (3/7) ... Was 4-for-6with an RBI versus Florida State (2/9) ... Drove in the game-winning run with atwo-out RBI-single in the bottom of the 12th inning and was 3-for-6 with an RBIand a stolen base versus Florida State (2/7) ... Cardinal Career: Has a.282 career batting average with 11 doubles, two triples, one homer, 34 RBI and14 stolen bases ... Has played in 124 games with 72 starts.

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PITCHERS ... BULLPEN/OTHERS

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#27 - Tim Cunningham (L/L, 6-3, 190, Sr.)

2003 Season Notes: Draftedby the Texas Rangers in the ninth round (256th pick overall) of the 2003 MLBFirst-Year Player Draft ... Has not pitched in the postseason ... Returned tothe starting rotation for the final three Sunday games after having been theteam's starter in four of the previous six Tuesday contests since returningfrom a broken finger following a start against Fresno State on February 15 ...Has a 3-3 record and a 5.49 ERA with 20 strikeouts in 39.1 innings ... Hasappeared in 11 games, all starts ... 2003 Individual Game Highlights: Pickedup the win due to a predetermined pitching rotation in his most recent startversus Cal Poly (5/25), scattering two hits and a run with two strikeouts overthe first 3.0 innings ... Scattered four runs and seven hits over the first 5.0innings versus UCLA (5/18) ... Pitched a season-high 6.0 innings at California(5/11) in his first Pac-10 start of the season, scattering two runs and six hits... Picked up his first victory since January 26 by tossing an impressive 3.0scoreless innings and giving up just one hit in a 3-0 win at San Jose State(5/6) ... Took a loss versus Santa Clara (4/29), allowing two runs and two hitsover the first 2.2 innings ... Gave up three runs, three hits and two walkswithout recording an out at Santa Clara (4/8) in a no-decision ... Allowed fourruns (three earned) on two hits and four walks versus USF (4/1) in his firststart after the injury in a no-decision ... Suffered back-to-back losses at CalState Fullerton (2/1 - 5.2 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 7 SO) and versus FloridaState (2/8 - 3.2 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 1 SO) ... Pitched well in his firstouting of the season by throwing 5.2 hitless innings to pick up a victory in a5-0 one-hit win versus Santa Clara (1/26), striking out four and walking six ...Cardinal Career: Has a career 24-8 record with a 4.18 ERA ... Stanford'sactive career leader in victories (24, tied with John Hudgins), just one out ofthe school's all-time top 10 list ... Also leads all active pitchers in gamesstarted (50), while ranking second in strikeouts (177), innings pitched (275.1)and appearances (64).

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#33 - Jonny Dyer (R/R, 6-1, 185, So.)

2003 Season Notes:Hasa 2-1 record and a 5.59 ERA in 14 appearances and one start with 11 strikeoutsin 19.1 innings ... 2003 Individual Game Highlights: Allowed four runsand four hits while recording just one out in his CWS debut versus SouthCarolina (6/17) ... Pitched 2.0 scoreless innings in his most recent appearanceversus Cal Poly (5/25) ... Struck out two batters in 1.0 scoreless inningsversus Saint Mary's (5/13) ... Tossed 1.2 scoreless innings at San Jose State(5/6) ... Credited with a victory by retiring the only batter he faced in a 10-9comeback win versus Arizona (4/26) ... Picked up his first win of the season inhis most recent action at Sacramento State (4/22) despite allowing a run and twohits in 1.2 innings of relief ... Retired 14 consecutive batters in back-to-backgames versus San Jose State (4/15 - 3.0 IP, 1 SO) and Oregon State (4/18 - 1.2IP) ... Tossed 0.2 scoreless relief innings with a strikeout versus Washington(3/28) ... Made his first collegiate start at Texas (2/23), allowing two runsand two hits in 3.0 innings ... Tossed 1.0 scoreless inning in his first outingof the year, a relief appearance at Cal State Fullerton (1/31) ... CardinalCareer: Has a 4-1 record and a 4.02 ERA in 23 appearances and one start,pitching 31.1 innings with 19 strikeouts.

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#38 - Drew Ehrlich (L/R, 6-5, 235, Jr.)

2003 Season Notes: Hasnot pitched in the postseason ... Has a 1-0 record and a 4.19 ERA with 18strikeouts in 19.1 innings and 13 appearances (one start) ... 2003 IndividualGame Highlights: Struck out two in 1.0 scoreless innings in his most recentouting versus Saint Mary's (5/13) ... Also pitched 1.0 scoreless innings inhis previous outing at San Jose State (5/6), marking his first appearance sinceApril 18 ... Earned his first collegiate victory with the longest outing of hiscareer (6.1 IP) at Santa Clara (4/8), striking out a career-high seven ...Pitched a hitless 1.2 innings with one strikeout versus USF (4/1) ... Tossed 2.0scoreless relief innings versus USC (2/28) ... Made his first start of theseason versus Nevada (2/17 - 1.1 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 1 SO), taking a no-decisionin Stanford's 5-4 win ... Cardinal Career: Has a 1-2 record and a 4.77ERA in 38 appearances and four starts, striking out 61 in 66.0 innings.


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#18 - Jeff Gilmore (R/R, 6-2, 200, Fr.)

2003 Season Notes:Hasnot pitched in the postseason ... Has an 0-0 record and an 0.00 ERA with twostrikeouts in 2.1 innings and three appearances ... Has not pitched in Stanford'slast 25 games since his most recent outing versus USF (4/1) ... 2003Individual Game Highlights: Did not give up an earned run while recordingone out versus USF (4/1) in his most recent appearance ... Did not give up anearned run (three unearned runs) or a hit in 1.0 innings versus USC (2/28) ...Made his collegiate debut with 1.0 scoreless innings and a strikeout at Texas(2/23).


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#17 - John Hudgins (R/R, 6-2, 200, Jr.) ... Pac-10 Pitcher ofthe Year/Second Team All-American

2003 Season Notes:Named Pac-10 Pitcher of the Year, a Second Team All-American by CollegiateBaseball and College Baseball Insider and a Third Team All-Americanby Baseball America ... Leads the team and the Pac-10 in seven categorieswith 13 wins (#7T on Stanford's single-season list), 138 strikeouts (#6 onStanford's single-season list), 158.1 innings pitched (Stanford's newsingle-season record), 21 starts, eight complete games, 42 strikeouts lookingand a .221 opponents' batting average ... Has posted a record of 13-3 and hasthe lowest ERA among regulars on the team with a 2.96 ERA (#3 Pac-10) ... Hasput up a 4-0 record and a 2.31 ERA in his four postseason starts, striking out28 batters in 35.0 innings and allowing opponents' just a .182 batting average... Is 2-0 with a 1.06 ERA in the 2003 CWS, allowing just two earned runs in17.0 innings ... Has won six consecutive starts ... Has allowed just five earnedruns in his last 35.0 innings over his last four games ... Has lasted at least6.0 innings in 19 of his 21 starts and gone 7.0 or more on 14 occasions ... Hassix complete games in his last 10 starts and seven in his last 12 ... Drafted inthe third round (76th pick overall) by the Texas Rangers in the 2003 MLBFirst-Year Player Draft ... 2003 Individual Game Highlights: Tossed afive-hit complete game shutout with seven strikeouts while pitching on four daysrest for the first time this season to lead Stanford to a 5-3 victory over CalState Fullerton in a CWS Bracket Final (6/17) ... Combined with Kodiak Quick forStanford's first ever CWS shutout in 58 games by holding South Carolinascoreless on just two hits over the first 8.0 innings before Quick pitched ascoreless ninth ... Tossed a complete game seven-hitter in a 5-1 win over LongBeach State in the first game of the NCAA Super Regional (6/6), allowing justone run and scattering seven hits with six strikeouts ... Struck out acareer-high 12 batters in the winners' bracket game of the NCAA Regionalversus UC Riverside (5/31), scattering six runs and eight hits in a completegame effort and settling in after allowing four first inning runs ... Worked 6.0innings versus Cal Poly (5/23) in his final regular season start, allowing justthree hits and an unearned without walking a batter and striking out two in 6.0innings ... Tossed his fifth complete game in his previous outing, allowing justfour hits and one run while striking out 10 in a 9-1 win over UCLA (5/16) ...Gave up five runs (four earned) and seven hits at California in a season-low 4.1innings ... Scattered six runs (five earned) and nine hits in 5.0 innings at USC(5/3) ... Suffered a loss and snapped a three-game win streak versus Arizona(4/25) despite throwing a complete game, allowing four runs and seven hits withsix strikeouts ... Tossed a complete game versus Oregon State (4/17), allowingjust two runs and six hits with 10 strikeouts ... Pitched 8.0 scoreless two-hitinnings and struck out a then-career-high 11 in a 9-1 win over Sacramento State(4/11) ... Pitched a complete game in a 6-1 win at Washington State (4/4),scattering seven hits and giving up only one run with six strikeouts ...Suffered a loss in Stanford's 5-3 defeat to Washington (3/28), allowing threeruns and eight hits over 7.0 innings ... Received no-decision in a 7-6,11-inning loss at Arizona State (3/22), scattering four runs and six hits overthe first 6.0 innings ... Tossed his first complete game of the season versusCalifornia (3/7), allowing just two runs and seven hits with nine strikeouts inan 11-2 Stanford win ... Suffered his first loss of the year versus USC (2/28),giving up eight runs (six earned) and nine hits with six strikeouts in 6.0innings ... Scattered four runs and seven hits with eight strikeouts in 7.0innings to earn a victory in an 11-7 win at Texas (2/22 - Game 1) ... Took ano-hitter into the eighth inning and earned a win in a 4-1 victory over FresnoState (2/14), allowing just three hits and one run with nine strikeouts in 8.0innings ... Earned his first career Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week honor (2/11)after holding Florida State (2/7) to one run and six hits with 10 strikeoutsover the first 9.0 innings of Stanford's 2-1 victory in 12 innings ... Picked upno-decision at Cal State Fullerton (1/31), allowing a season-high 10 hits andthree runs over 6.0 innings before leaving with the score tied 3-3 in aneventual 7-3 loss ... Held Santa Clara to two runs and five hits with sixstrikeouts in 6.0 innings in his first start of 2003 to pick up a victory (1/25)... Cardinal Career: The only active Stanford pitcher with a shutout ...Leads active Stanford pitchers in career strikeouts (250), innings pitched(309.2) and complete games (11), while ranking tied for first with TimCunningham in victories (24) and second in games started (38) ... Third amongactive Stanford pitchers in appearances (62) and saves (4) ... Has a 24-9 careerrecord and a 3.75 ERA ... Has a lifetime 6-0 postseason record and a 2.77 ERA in10 appearances (seven starts), including a 3-0 mark and a 2.03 ERA in five CWSappearances (three starts).


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#30 - Mark Jecmen (R/R, 6-9, 230, So.)

2003 Season Notes:Hasnot pitched in the postseason ... Has a 1-0 record and a 4.32 ERA with sevenstrikeouts in 8.1 innings and eight appearances (one start) ... Has given upjust one earned run in his last 6.1 scoreless innings over four outings aftergoing nearly two months without seeing action ... 2003 Individual GameHighlights: Picked up his first career victory in his first start of theseason versus Saint Mary's (5/13), scattering three hits and a run with aseason-best four strikeouts in a season-high 3.0 innings ... Recorded one outwithout giving up a run at San Jose State (5/6) ... Pitched 2.0 scorelessinnings versus Santa Clara (4/29 - 2.0 IP, 1 BB) ... Tossed 1.0 scoreless frameversus Arizona (4/27 - 1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 SO) ... Tossed 0.2 scoreless innings inhis first two appearances at Cal State Fullerton (2/1) and versus Florida State(2/9) ... Cardinal Career: Has a 1-4 record and a 7.36 ERA in 22appearances and six starts, striking out 26 in 36.2 innings.


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#36 - Matt Manship (R/R, 6-4, 205, Fr.) ... 2-4, 3.44, 55.0 IP, 46 SO

Honorable Mention All-Pac-10/Freshman All-American

2003 Season Notes:Hasa 2-4 record and a 3.79 ERA with 49 strikeouts in 59.1 innings ... Has earnedhonorable mention All-Pac-10 and Freshman All-American honors (BaseballAmerica, Collegiate Baseball) ... Leads the club with nine saves,ranking tied for second in the Pac-10 and tied for fourth on Stanford'ssingle-season list ... 2003 Individual Game Highlights: Was Stanford'sstarter in the second CWS Bracket One final versus Cal State Fullerton (6/19),allowing four runs and five hits over the first 4.1 innings ... Made his CWSdebut with a hitless 1.2 innings in a second round CWS game versus Cal StateFullerton (6/15) ... Picked up his first postseason save in the second SuperRegional game versus Long Beach State (6/7), recording a pair of outs andleaving the winning run at the plate ... Made his postseason debut in theRegional championship game versus Richmond (6/1), allowing three runs and twohits ... Tossed 3.0 scoreless innings, scattering two hits and striking out twoversus Cal Poly (5/24) ... Suffered a loss versus UCLA (5/17), allowing fiveruns (only one earned) and five hits with four strikeouts in 3.2 innings ofrelief ... Tossed 1.0 scoreless innings with two strikeouts versus Saint Mary's(5/13) ... Picked up a pair of saves at California (5/10 - 1.0 IP, 2 H, 1 SO;5/9 - 0.1 IP) ... Earned a victory in his first and only collegiate start at USC(5/4 - Game 2), allowing just three runs and eight hits in a career-high 7.2innings ... Took the loss versus Arizona (4/27), allowing four runs (two earned)and seven hits with two strikeouts in 4.1 innings ... Earned his fifth save ofthe season with a perfect 1.0 innings versus Arizona (4/26) to secure Stanford's10-9 comeback win ... Picked up his fourth save at Sacramento State (4/22),retiring all four batters he faced (1.1 IP) with a pair of strikeouts ... Alsoretired all four batters he faced with one strikeout in his previous outingversus Oregon State (4/19) ... Earned his first career victory at WashingtonState (4/5), allowing just one run and one hit on a solo homer with fourstrikeouts in 4.2 innings ... Allowed five runs and five hits in 4.0 innings ofrelief versus Washington (3/30) ... Struck out a career-high six batters buttook the loss at Arizona State (3/22), allowing two runs (one earned) and twohits in 3.2 innings ... Pitched 0.2 innings, giving up just a walk and strikingout one versus California (3/8) ... Picked up saves in back-to-back outings,tossing 3.0 scoreless one-hit innings with four strikeouts versus USC (3/2) andholding Texas (2/22 - Game 2) scoreless with three strikeouts over the final 1.2innings ... Tossed 3.2 scoreless innings of one-hit relief and struck out twoversus Nevada (2/17) ... Earned a save in his collegiate debut, pitching 3.1scoreless one-hit innings with three strikeouts versus Santa Clara (1/26).


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#19 - David O'Hagan (B/R, 6-1, 195, Jr.)

2003 Season Notes:Leadsthe team with 26 appearances and all Stanford relievers with seven wins, whileranking tied for second with three saves ... Has a 7-1 record and a 5.10 ERAwith 43 strikeouts in 47.2 innings ... 2003 Individual Game Highlights:Had the most memorable performance of his career and earned a victory in the CWSBracket One final 7-5 win in 10 innings over Cal State Fullerton, holding theTitans scoreless over the final 4.1 innings, while scattering three hits andstriking out four ... Made his College World Series debut by throwing 1.2innings and recording the team's final five outs without giving up an earnedrun (one unearned run and one hit) and striking out two in a CWS eliminationgame versus South Carolina (6/17) ... Made his postseason debut in the Regionalchampionship game (5/30) by retiring the only batter he faced in the seventhinning ... Touched for a pair of runs and two hits while recording just one outin his most recent outing versus UCLA (5/18) ... Earned his sixth victory of theseason with 2.2 hitless innings at California (5/11) ... Tossed 1.0 scorelessinnings at USC (5/4 - Game 2) ... Picked up a victory at USC (5/3) despiteallowing one run and three hits in 1.2 innings ... Pitched twice versus Arizona(4/27 - 1.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER; 4/26 - 1.1 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO) ...Pitched a career-high 5.0 innings versus Oregon State (5/18), scattering tworuns and five hits with two strikeouts ... Tossed a hitless 1.1 innings versusSan Jose State (4/15) to earn a save ... Recorded a win at Washington State(4/7), scattering three hits and one run with four strikeouts over the final 3.0innings ... Picked up his third win of the season versus Washington (3/29),scattering two runs (one earned) and two hits in 2.0 innings ... Used twice ineach of Stanford's previous two series at Arizona State (3/22 - 3/24) andversus California (3/7 - 3/9) ... Credited with the victory at Arizona State(3/23) despite allowing four runs (three earned) and four hits with fourstrikeouts in 2.0 innings of a 9-8, 10-inning Stanford victory ... Earned thesecond save of his career with 3.0 scoreless one-hit innings in the seriesfinale versus California (3/9) ... Picked up his first collegiate victory withan impressive relief appearance versus Fresno State (2/15), holding the Bulldogsscoreless on one hit over a career-high 4.1 innings, the longest relief outingby a Stanford pitcher this season ... Struck out a career-high eight versusFlorida State (2/9) but suffered the loss by giving up two runs in the top ofthe 12th inning after retiring the first 10 batters he faced after coming intorelief in the ninth inning ... Pitched 0.2 hitless innings at Cal StateFullerton (1/31) ... Cardinal Career: Has a 7-1 record, a 5.10 ERA andthree saves in 35 appearances (all out of the bullpen), striking out 51 in 60.0innings.


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#16 - Billy Paganetti (R/R, 6-4, 225, So.)

2003 Season Notes:Hasnot pitched in the postseason ... Has an 0-1 record and a 3.68 ERA with 12strikeouts in 14.2 innings and eight appearances (all in relief) ... 2003Individual Game Highlights: Tossed 1.0 scoreless innings in each of his lastthree outings (5/13 - Saint Mary's; 5/6 - at San Jose State; 4/29 - SantaClara) ... Tossed 1.0 scoreless innings at San Jose State (5/6) ... Worked 2.0innings versus San Jose State (4/15), allowing one run and two hits with onestrikeout ... Suffered the first loss of his collegiate career versus USF (4/1)despite striking out a career-high six batters, including five in a row duringone stretch, while allowing two runs (one earned) and two hits ... Struck outthe only batter he faced versus Washington (3/28) ... Made his collegiatepitching debut against Florida State (2/8), giving up one run but no hits andstriking out three in 3.1 innings.


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#28 - Kodiak Quick (R/R, 6-1, 205, Fr.)

2003 Season Notes:Tiedfor second on the team in appearances (24) and saves (3) ... Has a 2-0 recordand a 4.29 ERA with 33 strikeouts in 35.2 innings ... Has not allowed a run inhis eight of his last nine appearances ... 2003 Individual Game Highlights: Madehis postseason and College World Series debut by pitching 1.0 scoreless inningsversus South Carolina (6/13) in the CWS opener ... Pitched 2.0 scoreless inningswith a strikeout versus Cal Poly (5/25), one day after pitching 1.0 scorelessinnings against Cal Poly (5/24) ... Tossed 1.0 scoreless innings versus SaintMary's (5/13) ... Recorded an out without giving up a run at California (5/11)... Pitched a career-high 3.2 scoreless innings, scattering two hits andstriking out three to earn a win at California (5/9) ... Tossed 1.2 scorelessinnings at San Jose State (5/6) ... Gave up three runs and three hits in 1.1innings versus Arizona (4/26) ... Made the first start of his collegiate careerat Sacramento State (4/22), pitching 3.0 scoreless innings and allowing just twohits with a career-high-tying four strikeouts ... Allowed one run and one hit in1.0 innings during a previous outing versus Sacramento State (4/11) ... Pitched1.1 scoreless innings and scattered three hits with two strikeouts at WashingtonState (4/7) ... Recorded his first career victory with 2.0 scoreless innings andtwo strikeouts versus Washington (3/30) ... Picked up his back-to-back savesversus Washington (3/29 - 1.0 IP, 1 H, 2 SO) and at Arizona State (3/23),working out of a one-out bases loaded jam in the bottom of the 10th inningversus the Sun Devils ... Recorded his first collegiate save versus California(3/8), striking out a career-high four in 2.0 perfect innings ... Had animpressive relief appearance versus Nevada (2/17), scattering four hits and arun with three strikeouts in 2.2 innings ... Struck out the only batter he facedversus Fresno State (2/15) to get the Cardinal out of a bases loaded seventhinning jam.

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#21 - Mark Romanczuk (L/L, 6-1, 190, Fr.)

NATIONAL FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR/ALL-PAC-10/ALL-AMERICANCANDIDATE

2003 Season Notes: Hasearned National Freshman of the Year (Collegiate Baseball) and All-Pac-10honors ... Suffered his first collegiate loss versus Cal State Fullerton (6/15)to end his attempt to become only the second pitcher in Stanford history to postan unbeaten season with eight or more decisions as Sandy Vance (11-0 in 1967)remains the only pitcher in Stanford history to have accomplished that feat ...Currently has a 12-1 record and a 3.72 ERA (#4 Pac-10), co-leading the Pac-10 invictories along with teammate John Hudgins ... Has also recorded two completegames and two saves, while ranking second in the conference with a .241opponents' batting average ... Has 79 strikeouts (#5 Pac-10) in 111.1 innings(#3T Pac-10) ... Has nine wins, five no-decisions and one loss in his 15 starts,13 of which have been Stanford victories, in addition to three wins out of thebullpen ... Named Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week three times (4/1, 4/20, 5/4) ... 2003Individual Game Highlights: Allowed one run in 1.1 innings in the CWSBracket One final versus Cal State Fullerton (6/19) in his first appearance outof the bullpen since February 22 ... Suffered his first collegiate loss byallowing six runs and 10 hits in a second round CWS game versus Cal StateFullerton (6/15) ... Earned the victory in the second game of the Super Regionalversus Long Beach State (6/7), scattering 10 hits and two runs without walking abatter in 8.1 innings ... Picked up his first career postseason win in a 19-6victory over Richmond in the championship game of the Regional (6/1), scatteringthree runs and five hits over the first 6.2 innings ... Pitched 6.0 scorelessinnings, allowing just four hits and striking out eight in his final regularstart versus Cal Poly (5/24) ... Scattered four runs and seven hits over thefirst 8.1 innings versus UCLA (5/17), leaving the game with a two-run lead inthe top of the ninth before the Bruins scored twice to send the game into extrainnings and eventually won 9-5 in 12 innings ... Taken off the hook in the ninthinning of a 6-4 comeback victory at California (5/10), allowing four runs (threeearned) and six hits in 7.1 innings ... Tossed a complete-game three-hitter withfive strikeouts for his ninth victory at USC (5/4 - Game 1) to earn Pac-10Pitcher of the Week honors (5/5) ... Allowed four runs and six hits over 5.0innings with three strikeouts for a no-decision versus Arizona (4/26) in a gameStanford came back to win, 10-9 ... Impressive versus Oregon State (4/19),earning the victory with 7.2 innings of two-hit scoreless work and striking outa career-high nine ... Credited with the win as the first of three or morepredetermined Stanford pitchers in a 4-2 victory over San Jose State (4/15),striking out three and giving up just one hit in 2.0 innings ... Took ano-decision and was taken off the hook for the loss when Stanford rallied fortwo ninth inning runs in a game the Cardinal eventually won 8-5 in 11 innings atWashington State (4/7) ... Touched for six runs and eight hits in the first 3.0innings of a no-decision start versus Washington (3/30) in a game Stanfordeventually won, 12-11 ... Tossed his first career complete game in a 4-2 win atArizona State (3/24) in a rubber game of a three-game set, giving up just fivehits and two runs with five strikeouts ... Picked up a win versus California(3/9), scattering six hits and two runs with seven strikeouts over the first 6.0innings ... Made his first collegiate start versus USC (3/2), earning thevictory after scattering four runs and seven hits with four strikeouts over thefirst 6.0 innings ... Picked up a win at Texas (2/22 - Game 2) despite allowingfour runs and five hits in 3.0 innings of relief work ... Earned a win with 1.1scoreless one-hit innings and two strikeouts versus Nevada (2/17) ... Picked upback-to-back saves in the first two games of the Fresno State series (2/14,2/15), combining to throw 3.0 scoreless innings, striking out two and allowingjust one hit ... Pitched 3.0 hitless innings with four strikeouts versus FloridaState (2/7) to earn his first collegiate win ... Made his collegiate debut atCal State Fullerton (2/2) out of the bullpen, striking out four and allowingjust one hit in 2.1 innings.

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