Stanford and Rice To Play For CWS Title Monday

June 23, 2003

#6 Stanford Cardinal (51-17)
vs.
#5 Rice Owls (57-12)

*Saturday, June 21 - Rice 4, Stanford 3 (10 inn.)
*Sunday, June 22 - Stanford 8, Rice 3
*Monday, June 23, 6 pm, CT - LHP Mark Romanczuk (12-1, 3.72) vs. Philip Humber (10-3,3.40)
+Stanford will be the visiting team Monday; *ESPN
Broadcast Information: Monday's deciding game of theinaugural best-of-three CWS Championship Series featuring Stanford and Rice isscheduled to be aired live nationally on ESPN ... Mike Patrick and HaroldReynolds will be in the booth with Dave Ryan serving as the sideline reporter... A live audio broadcast of Monday's deciding game of the 2003 CWSChampionship Series will also be available on the air at KZSU (90.1 FM) as wellas online at gostanford.com ... Chad Goldberg and Joe Ritzo will call the action... Live stats for the deciding game of the 2003 CWS Championship series willalso be available at gostanford.comand ncaasports.com


A QUICK LOOK AT THE 2003 CWS CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
No. 6 national seed Stanford (51-17) andNo. 5 seeded Rice (57-12) will play a deciding game of the inauguralbest-of-three CWS Championship Series to determine the 2003 College World Serieschampion on Monday, June 23 (6 pm, CT). Stanford is looking for its third CWStitle in its fifth trip to the finals. Stanford last won CWS titles inback-to-back years in 1987 and 1988 before finishing as runners-up in 2000 and2001. Stanford has won four straight CWS elimination games to reach the decidinggame of the series, most recently with an 8-3 victory over Rice on Sunday thatsnapped Stanford's three-game losing streak in CWS championship round games.Rice, who is looking for its first NCAA title in any sport, opened the serieswith a 4-3 victory in 10 innings over Stanford. After splitting the first twogames of this series, Stanford now leads the all-time series between the clubs,4-1, with the only previous meeting being a three-game non-conference seriessweep by the Cardinal at Stanford from February 16-18, 1991 (6-5, 10-4, 3-2).Stanford is 10-2 in its 12 postseason games this year, setting a newschool-record for postseason victories after having previously won nine gamesthree times. (1987, '88, 2001). Stanford has won 23 of its last 26 gamesoverall. Rice has won nine of its 11 postseason games in 2003 and 11 of its last13 overall.

COLLEGE WORLD SERIES HISTORY TEAM NOTES
Stanford is playing in the CWS finals for the fifth time in school history... The Cardinal won CWS titles in 1987 and 1988 before finishing as therunner-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 a9-4 victory over Arizona State in the title game, its fourth straight victoryafter falling to Cal State Fullerton in a second round CWS contest, 5-3 ... The1988 CWS was the first played with two four-team double elimination bracketswith the winners meeting in a one-game championship ... The Cardinal returned tothe national 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 reachedat least a CWS bracket final in each of the last five seasons (1999-2003) andsix CWS appearances (1997, '99-2003). Stanford is making its 15th overallappearance in the CWS, including its school record fifth in a row seventh in thelast nine years ... Stanford has an overall CWS record of 38-26 (.594) and haswon at least one game in each of its 15 trips to the CWS ... Stanford has anall-time record of 20-11 in CWS elimination games, including four straightvictories in this year's CWS ... Stanford will be the first team to play eightgames at a CWS ... Stanford needs a victory on Monday to tie the CWS win record(6) ... Stanford is hoping to break a string of having been eliminated from theCWS by the eventual national champion for three straight years (2000 - LSU; 2001- Miami; 2002 - Texas).


SUNDAY'S PROBABLE CWSCHAMPIONSHIP SERIES GAME 2 STARTING PITCHER

#21 - Mark Romanczuk (L/L, 6-1, 190, Fr.) ...12-1, 3.72, 2 SV, 22G/15 GS, 111.1 IP, 79 SO
National Freshman Of The Year/Freshman All-American/All-Pac-10

2003 Season Notes: Willbe making his second start of the College World Series on Monday ... Has earnedNational Freshman of the Year (Collegiate Baseball), FreshmanAll-American (Baseball America) and All-Pac-10 honors ... Suffered hisfirst collegiate loss versus Cal State Fullerton (6/15) to end his attempt tobecome only the second pitcher in Stanford history to post an unbeaten seasonwith eight or more decisions as Sandy Vance (11-0 in 1967) remains the onlypitcher in Stanford history to have accomplished that feat ... Currently has a12-1 record and a 3.72 ERA (#4 Pac-10), second in the Pac-10 in victories behindteammate John Hudgins ... Has also recorded two complete games and two saves,while ranking second in the conference with a .241 opponents' batting average... Has 79 strikeouts (#5 Pac-10) in 111.1 innings (#3T Pac-10) ... Has ninewins, five no-decisions and one loss in his 15 starts, 13 of which have beenStanford victories, in addition to three wins out of the bullpen ... Hasappeared in a total of 22 games ... Named Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week three times(4/1, 4/20, 5/4) ... 2003 Individual Game Highlights: Allowed one run in1.1 innings in the CWS Bracket One final versus Cal State Fullerton (6/19) inhis first appearance out of the bullpen since February 22 ... Suffered his firstcollegiate loss by allowing six runs and 10 hits in a second round CWS gameversus Cal State Fullerton (6/15) ... Earned the victory in the second game ofthe Super Regional versus Long Beach State (6/7), scattering 10 hits and tworuns without walking a batter in 8.1 innings ... Picked up his first careerpostseason win in a 19-6 victory over Richmond in the championship game of theRegional (6/1), scattering three runs and five hits over the first 6.2 innings... Pitched 6.0 scoreless innings, allowing just four hits and striking outeight in his final regular start versus Cal Poly (5/24) ... Scattered four runsand seven hits over the first 8.1 innings versus UCLA (5/17), leaving the gamewith a two-run lead in the top of the ninth before the Bruins scored twice tosend the game into extra innings and eventually won 9-5 in 12 innings ... Takenoff the hook in the ninth inning of a 6-4 comeback victory at California (5/10),allowing four runs (three earned) and six hits in 7.1 innings ... Tossed acomplete-game three-hitter with five strikeouts for his ninth victory at USC(5/4 - Game 1) to earn Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week honors (5/5) ... Allowed fourruns and six hits over 5.0 innings with three strikeouts for a no-decisionversus Arizona (4/26) in a game Stanford came back to win, 10-9 ... Impressiveversus Oregon State (4/19), earning the victory with 7.2 innings of two-hitscoreless work and striking out a career-high nine ... Credited with the win asthe first of three or more predetermined Stanford pitchers in a 4-2 victory overSan Jose State (4/15), striking out three and giving up just one hit in 2.0innings ... Took a no-decision and was taken off the hook for the loss whenStanford rallied for two ninth inning runs in a game the Cardinal eventually won8-5 in 11 innings at Washington State (4/7) ... Touched for six runs and eighthits in the first 3.0 innings of a no-decision start versus Washington (3/30) ina game Stanford eventually won, 12-11 ... Tossed his first career complete gamein a 4-2 win at Arizona State (3/24) in a rubber game of a three-game set,giving up just five hits and two runs with five strikeouts ... Picked up a winversus California (3/9), scattering six hits and two runs with seven strikeoutsover the first 6.0 innings ... Made his first collegiate start versus USC (3/2),earning the victory after scattering four runs and seven hits with fourstrikeouts over the first 6.0 innings ... Picked up a win at Texas (2/22 - Game2) despite allowing four runs and five hits in 3.0 innings of relief work ...Earned a win with 1.1 scoreless one-hit innings and two strikeouts versus Nevada(2/17) ... Picked up back-to-back saves in the first two games of the FresnoState series (2/14, 2/15), combining to throw 3.0 scoreless innings, strikingout two and allowing just one hit ... Pitched 3.0 hitless innings with fourstrikeouts versus Florida State (2/7) to earn his first collegiate win ... Madehis collegiate debut at Cal State Fullerton (2/2) out of the bullpen, strikingout four and allowing just one hit in 2.1 innings.

NOTEBOOK


2003 QUICK TEAM NOTES
Stanford has won 23 of its last 26 gamesoverall ... Stanford has set a new school record with 10 postseason victories,breaking the previous mark of nine that was accomplished in 1987, 1988 and 2001... Stanford has tied its school record for CWS victories with five and needsone more to tie the all-time CWS record of six recorded by 1952 champion HolyCross ... Stanford will play in its eighth CWS game on Monday to break the51-year-old record of seven games played by the 1952 Holy Cross Squad ...Stanford will play its 69th game of the season on Monday, ranking tied for thirdon Stanford's all-time games played list, just two behind the record of 71played by the 1990 squad ... Stanford is playing in the CWS championship for thefifth time in school history ... The Cardinal won national titles in 1987 and1988, while finishing as the national runner-up in 2000 and 2001 ... Stanfordhas won 10 of its last 12 games versus ranked teams ... Stanford won its firstoutright Pac-10 title since 1999 this season (Stanford shared the Pac-10 crownwith Arizona State and UCLA in 2000) by finishing with an 18-6 conference recordafter winning eight of its last nine conference games and posting an 11-1 roadrecord in Pac-10 play ... Stanford has won 19 conference championships (17Pac-10, includes Southern Division and shared titles) in school history and hasfinished either first or second in the conference 21 times in the last 23 years... The 51 wins by Stanford rank third all-time on the school's win list asthe Cardinal has won at least 50 games in four of the past five years and 40 ormore wins in a school-record nine straight seasons ... Stanford, which has notbeen ranked No. 1 by any poll this season, is currently ranked No. 3 by BaseballAmerica and Collegiate Baseball, as well as No. 4 by the NCBWA andNo. 5 by Sports Weekly/ESPN ... Stanford is hitting .318 as a team, whichwould rank tied for third on the school's all-time single-season list ...Stanford has posted a .317 batting average and is averaging 8.3 runs per game inits first 12 postseason contests ... Stanford has outscored its opponents 99-44in 12 postseason games this year ... Stanford has lowered its season ERA to 3.92by posting a 3.31 ERA in its first 12 postseason games ... Stanford is fieldingat a .973 clip on the season which would rank second on the school's all-timelist, as well as .989 in the College World Series (three errors in seven games)and .982 in postseason play (eight errors in 12 games) ... Stanford has beenerrorless five times in 11 postseason games and eight of its last 16 contestsoverall ... Stanford has the lowest opponents' batting average in the Pac-10(.245) ... Stanford won its final 14 regular season road games (3/23 - 5/11) toend the regular season with a 17-5 road mark and finished 29-10 at home afterwinning its final nine home contests ... Stanford is 35-6 in day games and just16-11 at night this season ... Stanford has a 5-2 record in neutral sitecontests, all at the College World Series.


2003 QUICK INDIVIDUAL NOTES
Ryan Garko, the Pac-10 Co-Player of the Year and one of three Johnny BenchAward national finalists, is having a monster season as the team's leader inbatting average (.404, #5T Stanford single-season), homers (18, #9 Stanfordsingle-season), RBI (92, #1T Stanford single-season), total bases (180),slugging percentage (.706), multiple-hit games (33), multiple-RBI games (27),sacrifice flies (8) and extra-base hits (41) ... Garko is also second on theclub in hits (103, #6T Stanford single-season), walks (28), hit-by-pitches (12),on-base percentage (.472) and putouts (406) ... In the postseason, Garko sharesthe team in on-base percentage (.491), doubles (4) and hit-by-pitches (3), whileranking second in walks (7), as well as third in batting average (.395) andslugging percentage (.698), and tied for third in RBI (14) ... Garko was namedthe Most Outstanding Player at the 2003 NCAA Regional after hitting .615 (8-13)with three homers, nine RBI, eight runs scored and a 1.385 slugging percentage... Garko hit .433 (39-90) with 10 homers and 39 RBI in 24 conference games ...Carlos Quentin, one of five finalists for the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Awardand one of 12 semifinalists for the Rotary Smith Award, leads the team in hits(105, #5 Stanford single-season), doubles (24, #2T Stanford single-season),walks (35), hit-by-pitches (15, #9 Stanford's single-season) and on-basepercentage (.486) ... Quentin also ranks second on the team in batting average(.401), extra-base hits (37) and stolen bases (10, tied with Sam Fuld), as wellas third in homers (12) and RBI (64) ... Quentin leads the club in postseasonaction in batting average (.478, 22-46), hits (22, co-leader), on-basepercentage (.491, co-leader) and slugging percentage (.761) ... Quentin alsoranks second on the team in the postseason with four homers ... Danny Putnam hashad a huge postseason, leading the club with five homers and 21 RBI, sharing theteam lead with four doubles and ranking second with a .723 slugging percentage... On the season, Putnam ranks second on the club in homers (16) and RBI (66),as well as third in batting average (.348), slugging percentage (.634) andon-base percentage (.424) ... Sam Fuld leads the team in runs scored (83) andhas tied Jeffrey Hammonds' school single-season record ... Jonny Ash has hadan incredible postseason, leading the team in at bats (53) and co-leading thesquad in hits (22), while ranking second in batting average (.415, 22-53) andhitting his first two career homers ... Ash is currently in the midst of acareer-high 11-game hit streak (5/31 - 6/22) and has tied a new CWS seriesrecord with 32 at bats ... Pac-10 Pitcher of the Year John Hudgins (14-3, 2.96)leads the Pac-10 in victories (14, #2T Stanford single-season), innings pitched(165.1, new school record), strikeouts (143), starts (22) and complete games (8)... Hudgins has won seven straight starts and is 5-0 with a 2.07 ERA in five2003 postseason starts ... Hudgins has allowed just eight earned runs in hislast 42.0 innings ... Hudgins tied a record with his third postseason win versusRice on Sunday ... Monday's scheduled starter Mark Romanczuk (12-1, 3.72) issecond in the Pac-10 in victories ... Matt Manship leads the team with ninesaves ... David O'Hagan has been brilliant in the 2003 postseason, pitching8.1 innings without allowing an earned run and posting a 1-0 record in fourrelief appearances.


CAREER POSTSEASON PLAYER POTPOURRI
Sam Fuld, the only Stanford player to have ever earned a spot on twoconsecutive All-CWS teams (2001, '02), has tied the career CWS record set byKeith Moreland of Texas (1973-75) with 23 hits ... Ryan Garko has an all-timeCWS batting average of .435 (20-50) with two homers and 10 RBI, as well as acareer postseason batting average of .383 (46-120) with six homers, 27 RBI andone stolen base ... Garko has been named to three consecutive All-Regionalteams, earning Regional Most Outstanding Player honors in 2003 and was theco-winner of the Most Outstanding Player award in 2001 ... Garko was also anAll-College World Series selection in 2001 ... Jonny Ash has a career postseasonaverage of .404 (38-94) with two homers, 25 RBI and a stolen base, while hitting.422 (19-45) with two homers and 12 RBI in his CWS career ... John Hudgins is7-0 with a 2.88 ERA in 11 career postseason appearances and eight starts ...Hudgins has also tied a CWS career record with four victories, going 4-0 with a2.41 ERA during his CWS career ... Ryan McCally has a 2-1 record and a 1.54 ERAin 41.0 postseason innings and 14 appearances, 11 of which have been in relief.


NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY TEAM NOTES
Stanford is in the NCAA Tournament field for the 24th time ... Stanford haswon 13 Regionals overall and five in a row, including 10 of the 12 played atSunken Diamond ... Stanford has won five straight Super Regionals, all at home... Stanford has won nine straight Regional games over the past three years andfour straight Super Regional games in the last two seasons ... Stanford is 25-4in Regional and Super Regional games, all at Sunken Diamond, since the new SuperRegional format began in 1999 ... Stanford last lost a Regional at SunkenDiamond in 1998 when the Cardinal dropped two-of-three games and was eliminatedby Long Beach State in Game 5 of the event ... Stanford has an all-timepostseason record of 113-53 (.681).


2003 NCAA REGIONAL REVIEW
Stanford roared through its Regional with consecutive victories overIllinois-Chicago (9-2), UC Riverside (13-6) and Richmond (19-6) to open thepostseason May 30 - June 1. The 41 runs scored by the Cardinal were just threeoff the school's Regional scoring record of 44 established in six games at the1995 NCAA Midwest Regional in Wichita, Kansas. The Cardinal came within one runof its three-game Regional scoring record of 42 runs set by the 1982 team at theNCAA West I Regional in Fresno. Carlos Quentin (3-4, HR, RBI) led the Cardinalin its opening 9-2 win over Illinois-Chicago, while Regional MVP Ryan Garko(2-3, 2 RBI), Donny Lucy (2-5, 2B, RBI) and Jed Lowrie (2-4, RBI) also had apair of hits. Ryan McCally struck out a career-high 10 batters and pitched justhis second career complete game, scattering eight hits and two runs (oneearned). Stanford fell behind 4-1 to UC Riverside in the first inning in thesecond 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, 2 2B,SB) had three hits each, while Chris Carter (2-3, HR, 2 RBI) and Danny Putnamboth homered and drove in a pair of runs. Garko (3-5, 2 HR, 5 RBI) led the wayin the Regional championship game versus Richmond by blasting two homers anddriving 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 5-1 and 4-2 over LongBeach State in an NCAA Super Regional at Sunken Diamond June 6-7. Hudgins tossedhis seventh complete game of the season in the opener, giving up just one runand seven hits with six strikeouts with Putnam (2-4, HR, 3 RBI) leading theCardinal offense. Mark Romanczuk improved to 12-0 on in the second game,scattering two runs and 10 hits over the first 8.1 innings before Matt Manshipcame on to record the final two outs for his first postseason save. Quentin was4-for-5 with an RBI, while Putnam was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI.


2003 NCAA COLLEGE WORLD SERIES REVIEW
Stanford opened the College World Series with an 8-0 victory over SouthCarolina on June 13. Hudgins (8.0 IP, 2 H, 1 BB, 3 SO) and Kodiak Quick (1.0 IP,1 BB) combined for Stanford's first shutout in 58 career CWS games and itsfifth of the season. Garko (2-3, 3 RBI) drove in three runs, while Fuld (3-4,SB) and Ash (3-5, 2 RBI) had three hits each. Stanford suffered its first lossof the 2003 postseason with a heartbreaking 6-5 defeat at the hands of Cal StateFullerton in a winners' bracket game on June 15. Romanczuk (12-1) suffered hisfirst loss of the season, allowing six runs and 10 hits over the first 6.1innings. Justin Turner (3-3, HR, 2 RBI) had three hits to lead the Cal StateFullerton 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. Stanford was defeated by Rice, 4-3in 10 inning, in the CWS Championship Series opener. The Cardinal scored threetimes in the top of the first inning off unbeaten Rice starter Jeff Niemann on asolo homer by Ash, an RBI double from Garko and when Jed Lowrie reached on athrowing error by Rice first baseman Vincent Sinisi. However, Rice came back totie the score with a run in the third on a sacrifice fly by Dane Bubela and twomore in the sixth on RBI singles by Austin Davis and Enrique Cruz. Rice scoredthe game winning run in the bottom of the ninth when Chris Kokhorst drew aleadoff walk, moved to second on a sacrifice bunt from by Bubela and scored whenStanford reliever Kodiak Quick made a throwing error trying to retire Davis atfirst base for the final out of the inning. Stanford came back with an 8-3victory over Rice in the second game of the CWS Championship Series as JohnHudgins picked up the victory in a gutty performance, scattering 10 hits andthree runs over the first 7.0 innings while pitching on three days rest. Quentin(2-2, 2 RBI), Tobin Swope (2-3, 2 2B, RBI) and Brian Hall (2-3) had two hitseach, while Ash drove in a pair of runs and Fuld homered to lead off the bottomof the first.

STANFORD PICKS UP POSTSEASON RECORDS
Stanford's 10 postseason victories (10-2) sets a new school record,surpassing the nine victories in both national championship seasons (1987, '88)and one of the team's two national runners-up finishes (2001). Stanford hasalso assured itself of playing eight CWS games in 2003 to break the old recordof seven held by the 1952 champions Holy Cross. A Stanford victory on Mondaywould also break the school record and tie the CWS record for victories withseven, also held by the 1952 champions Holy Cross.


STANFORD HAS WON 23 OF ITS LAST 26 GAMES OVERALL
Stanford has won 23 of its last 26 games overall. The stretch has included aseason-high 10-game win streak (5/18 - 6/13), as well as a nine-game win streak(5/3 - 5/16) that started the run.


STANFORD WINS 5TH STRAIGHT SUPER REGIONAL
Stanford's two-game sweep of Long Beach State (5-1, 4-2; June 6-7) markedthe fifth straight year that the Cardinal has won an NCAA Super Regional.Stanford is 10-2 all-time in Super Regional games (format began in 1999) and haswon five Super Regional games in a row since the team's last Super Regionalloss (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 a row bysweeping three games last from May 30 - June 1 versus Illinois-Chicago (9-2),No. 22 UC Riverside (13-6) and Richmond (19-6).


STANFORD WINS OUTRIGHT 2003 PAC-10 TITLE
Stanford won the outright regular season 2003 Pac-10 title for the firsttime since 1999 (Stanford shared the Pac-10 crown with Arizona State and UCLA in2000) to wrap up the Pac-10's automatic berth to the 2003 NCAA Division IBaseball Championship. Stanford, which finished with an 18-6 league mark, hasnow won 19 conference championships in school history, including 17 Pac-10crowns (includes Southern Division and shared titles). Stanford had finishedsecond in the conference behind two-time defending league champion USC in 2001and 2002 and has been among the top two in the conference standings (includesPac-10 Southern Division) for 10 straight seasons and 21 times in the last 23years.


STANFORD SUCCEEDING AGAINST RANKED TEAMS
Stanford has won 10 of its last 12 games versus ranked teams and is now17-11 overall versus ranked clubs after the starting the season with a 7-9 markin its first 16 games against ranked opponents. Stanford won six straight gamesover ranked opponents to start its current stretch, starting the streak withback-to-back victories over #24 Washington (3/29 - 3/30, before a Regional winover #22 UC Riverside (5/31), a pair of Super Regional victories over #7 LongBeach State (6/6, 6/7) and its first CWS win over #10 South Carolina (6/13).


STANFORD WINS FINAL 14 REGULAR SEASON ROAD GAMES
Stanford finished its regular season road schedule by winning its final 14road games, punctuating the streak with a three-game sweep at California (5/9 -5/11). Stanford started the streak with victories in its final two games atArizona State (3/23 - 3/24) and continued the run with a series sweep atWashington State (4/4 - 4/7), as well as victories at Santa Clara (4/8) andSacramento 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.

STANFORD WINS 12 OF 15 REGULAR SEASON SERIES
Stanford won 12 of its 15 regular season series in 2003. The Cardinaldropped its first two series of the season when the club was swept at Cal StateFullerton (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. The Cardinal woneight in a row versus Fresno State (2/14 - 2/16), at Texas (2/22 - 2/23), versusUSC (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 versusOregon State (4/17 - 4/19, before Arizona won two-of-three at Sunken Diamond(4/25 - 4/27). Stanford then won its final four series of the year at USC (5/3 -5/4) and California (5/9 - 5/11), and versus UCLA (5/16 - 5/18) and Cal Poly(5/23 - 5/25). Stanford swept seven of its 12 series victories with sweeps overFresno State, California and Cal Poly at home, as well as Washington State, USCand California on the road. The Cardinal won two-of-three in its other fiveseries.


STANFORD'S 51 WINS TIED FOR THIRD ON ALL-TIME LIST
Stanford's 51 wins rank tied for third on the school's all-time winlist, tied with the 51 games won by the 2001 squad and ranking behind only theschool record 59 victories by the 1990 team and the 53 wins by the 1987 club.Stanford has now won 50 or more games in four of the last five seasons and alsoextended its school record string of 40-win seasons to nine. The last timeStanford didn't win 40 games was when the club finished 27-28 and out of thepostseason in 1993. Stanford has also been above .500 in 38 of the last 39 and55 of the last 57 campaigns.


SUN SHINES ON THE CARDINAL
Stanford has a remarkably different record in day and night games this year.Stanford has a 35-6 record during day games and is 16-11 under the lights.


GETTING ON THE SCOREBOARD EARLY
Stanford has scored first in 49 of its 68 games this season, winning 43 ofthose contests. The Cardinal is just 8-11 in the 19 games in which its opponenthas scored first.


SUMMER BALL
The CWS Championship Series from June 21-23 will mark the first time inStanford Baseball history that the Cardinal has ever played a game in thesummer. Last year's season finale versus Texas on the final official day ofspring (June 20) was the latest in the calendar year that the Cardinal had everplayed prior to this season.


STANFORD MAKES SCHOOL HISTORY WITH ALL-PAC-10 HONORS
Ryan Garko, John Hudgins and head coach Mark Marquess made school historywhen the trio won Pac-10 Co-Player, Pitcher and Coach of the Year honors,marking the first time Stanford has won all three honors in the same season. SamFuld and Carlos Quentin were also selected All-Pac-10 for the third consecutiveyear, while Danny Putnam and Mark Romanczuk were named for the first time. MattManship 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 Major LeagueBaseball First-Year Player Draft. Carlos Quentin became the 14th Stanford playerin 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.


JOHNNY BENCH AWARD FINALIST Ryan Garko TIES SCHOOL'S RBIRECORD
Ryan Garko -- the Co-Pac-10 Player of the Year, a unanimous First TeamAll-American and one of three national finalists for the 2003 Johnny Bench Awardgiven annually to the nation's top catcher -- tied Rick Lundblade's Stanfordsingle-season RBI record by driving in his 92nd run of the season on a firstinning RBI double versus Rice on Saturday (6/21). Garko is having a monsterseason, leading the team in batting average (.404, #2 Pac-10, #17 NCAA, #3Stanford single-season list), homers (18, #3T Pac-10, #9T Stanford single-seasonlist), RBI (92, #2 Pac-10, #7 NCAA, #1T Stanford single-season list), totalbases (180, #2 Pac-10), slugging percentage (.706, #1 Pac-10), multiple-hitgames (33), multiple-RBI games (27), sacrifice flies (8) and extra-base hits(41). Garko also ranks second on the club in hits (103, #4 Pac-10, #7 Stanford'ssingle-season list), doubles (23, #7 Pac-10, #3T Stanford single-season list),hit-by-pitches (12, #9T Pac-10), on-base percentage (.472, #7 Pac-10) andputouts (406, #6 Pac-10). Garko is attempting to become just the sixth player inStanford history to hit .400 or better in a season and the first since DavidMcCarty batted .420 in 1991. His 18 homers give him one more than his strikeouttotal of 17. Garko went 81 official at bats between strikeouts at WashingtonState (4/5) and versus Cal Poly (5/23). With just 17 strikeouts in 255 officialat bats, he averages just one strikeout every 15.0 official at bats. He has hit.463 (75-162) in his last 45 games (3/24 - 6/22) with 17 doubles, 14 homers and67 RBI during the stretch. In postseason play, Garko co-leads the team with a.491 on-base percentage, four doubles and three hit-by-pitches, while rankingsecond in slugging percentage (.698) and walks (7), as well as tied for secondin runs scored (14), third in hits (17), and tied for third in homers (3) andRBI (14). Garko hit 10 homers and drove in a league-best 39 runs in 24 Pac-10games (23 starts). Garko is among Stanford's all-time leaders in doubles (59,#5), RBI (191, #7T) and home runs (39, #9).


Carlos Quentin A CANDIDATE FOR GOLDEN SPIKES AWARD
Carlos Quentin is one of five finalists for the prestigious 2003 GoldenSpikes Award and was one of 12 semifinalists for the Rotary Smith Award. Quentinis the 10th Golden Spikes Award finalist from Stanford, who has never had awinner in the 26-year history of the award. This year's winner will beannounced on various regional cable networks on Tuesday, July 15, the same dayas the 2003 Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Quentin, who has earned ThirdTeam All-American honors from the NCBWA and his third consecutive All-Pac-10selection in 2003, leads the Cardinal in hits (105, #3 Pac-10, #5 Stanfordsingle-season), doubles (24, #3T Pac-10, #2T Stanford single-season), walks (35,#8 Pac-10), hit-by-pitches (15, #3 Pac-10, #9 Stanford single-season) andon-base percentage (.486, #4 Pac-10). Quentin also ranks second on the team inbatting average (.401, #4 Pac-10, #7 Stanford single-season list), runs scored(72, #7 Pac-10, #10T Stanford single-season), total bases (167, #5T Pac-10),stolen bases (10, tied with Sam Fuld), slugging percentage (.637), extra-basehits (37) and multiple-hit games (29), as well as third in homers (12), RBI (64)and multiple-RBI games (14). Quentin is having a huge postseason, leading theregulars with a .478 batting average (22-46), 22 hits (co-leader), a .491on-base percentage (co-leader) and a .761 slugging percentage, while rankingsecond on the club in homers (4), as well as tied for third in RBI (14). Quentinhas hit safely in 50 of his last 55 games (2/22, Game 1 - 6/21), going93-for-220 (.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 (14-3, 2.99) leads the Pac-10 sevencategories -- victories (14, #2T Stanford single-season), innings pitched(158.1, Stanford single-season record), strikeouts (143, #6 Stanfordsingle-season), starts (22), complete games (8), strikeouts looking (44) andopponents batting average (.227). He has seven complete games in his last 13outings and has lasted at least 6.0 innings in 20 of his 22 starts, as well as7.0 or more innings 15 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 (6/18). 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 5-0 record and a 2.07 ERA,while striking out 33 and holding opponents to a .211 batting average in 42.0innings of work. Hudgins is also 3-0 with a 1.88 ERA in three CWS starts thisseason as he has tied both CWS series (3) and career (4) records for wins.


Mark Romanczuk SUFFERS FIRST CAREER LOSS
National Freshman of the Year and All-Pac-10 selection Mark Romanczuk (12-1,3.72 ERA) suffered his first loss of the season versus Cal State Fullerton(6/15) in a College World Series winners' bracket game. Romanczuk was biddingto become just the second player in school history to post an unbeaten seasonwith eight or more decisions. Sandy Vance remains the only Stanford pitcher tohave ever done so, posting an 11-0 mark in 1967. Romanczuk is second in theconference in victories behind teammate John Hudgins and has been named thePac-10 Pitcher of the Week three times (4/1, 4/21, 5/5) this season. Romanczukhas added two saves and two complete games with 79 strikeouts (#5 Pac-10) in111.1 innings (#3T Pac-10). He also ranks second in the conference behindHudgins in opponents' batting average (.241).


Sam Fuld TIES A PAIR OF RECORDS
Three-time All-Pac-10 choice Sam Fuld tied a pair of records during Sunday'sgame versus Rice (6/22). Fuld picked up his 23rd career CWS hit with a firstinning homer to tie the career CWS record held by Keith Moreland (Texas,1973-75) and then scored his 83rd run of the season in the seventh inning to tieStanford's school record of 83 held by Jeffrey Hammonds (1990). Fuld is alsoamong Stanford's career leaders in triples (15, #4T), batting average (.351,#7T), hits (287, #5) and doubles (53, #8T). Fuld hit safely in a career-high 17straight games (5/3 - 6/1, .411, 30-73, 5 2B, 3 3B, 11 RBI) before the streakwas snapped by going 0-for-3 in the Super Regional opener versus Long BeachState (6/6) but has still hit safely in 23 of his last 26 contests. Fuld leadsthe club in triples (9, #1T Pac-10, #6T NCAA), runs scored (83, #3T Pac-10, #1Stanford single-season) and at bats (298, #2 Pac-10, #4 Stanford single-season).


Danny Putnam PICKS UP THE PACE IN THE POSTSEASON
Despite going hitless in his first seven at bats of the CWS ChampionshipSeries versus Rice (6/21 - 6/22), All-Pac-10 selection Danny Putnam has pickedup the pace in the postseason by leading the club with five homers, 21 RBI, fourdoubles (shares the team lead with three others) and nine extra-base hits, whileranking second on the team with a .723 slugging percentage in 12 postseasoncontests. On the season, Putnam ranks second on the club in home runs (16, #8TPac-10) and RBI (66, #10 Pac-10), as well as third in batting average (.348),slugging percentage (.634), total bases (144, tied with Sam Fuld), extra-basehits (33) and on-base percentage (.424). Putnam has homered twice in a gamethree times this season, most recently with a pair of long balls in Stanford's9-8 win in 10 innings over UCLA (5/18). He hit his first career grandslam in theRegional championship game versus Richmond (6/1) and snapped a 2-2 tie in theseventh inning of the second Super Regional game with a two-out, two-RBI singlethat proved to score the game-winning runs in a 4-2 victory over Long BeachState (6/7). In a CWS elimination game versus South Carolina (6/17), Putnamcollected a career-high four hits and a postseason career-high five RBI in a13-6 Stanford victory. He also hit a clutch two-run homer in the top of the 10thinning in a CWS Bracket One final to lift the Cardinal to a 7-5 victory over CalState Fullerton (6/19) that vaulted the Cardinal into the CWS Championshipseries.


Jonny Ash STAYS HOT IN POSTSEASON
Jonny Ash has been one of the team's top hitters in the postseason thisyear. Ash, who is currently on a career-high 11-game hit streak (5/31 - 6/22) isa career .422 (19-45) hitter in CWS action and is hitting .438 (14-32) in theCWS this season, tying the CWS series record for at bats. Ash has hit .404(38-94) in his postseason career and is batting .415 (22-53) this season whileco-leading the squad with 22 hits and ranking second with 16 RBI.


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 for second in thePac-10 with nine saves, which also ranks Manship tied for fourth on Stanford'ssingle-season save list and just one from entering the school's all-time top10 list. He picked up his most recent and first career postseason save byrecording the final two outs of Stanford's second Super Regional game versusLong Beach State, leaving the winning run at the plate to help the Cardinal holdon to a 4-2 victory. Manship has made 22 of his 24 appearances out of thebullpen. In his two starts, he picked up a victory at USC (5/4 - Game 2) with acareer-high 7.2 innings of work and received a no decision in a College WorldSeries start versus Cal State Fullerton (6/19 - 4.1 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 3SO) 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 recent appearance as apinch-hitter versus Cal State Fullerton (6/15), Donny Lucy has been Stanford'stop hitter off the bench this season. Lucy is hitting an amazing .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 World Series hit-by-pitchrecord by hitting 12 batters in their first six games of the 2003 CWS.


CARDINAL, WHITE AND BLUE
Stanford emerged on top of a recent USA National Team player study byproducing 20 Team USA players that have played in 28 seasons over the last 18years, more than any other collegiate program in the nation in both categories.Stanford is also tops in the nation with at least one player on the Team USAroster for 16 consecutive years. Four current Stanford players have participatedwith Team USA -- Tim Cunningham (2001), Sam Fuld (2001, '02), Ryan Garko(2001, '02), Carlos Quentin (2001, '02). Current freshman left-handedpitcher Mark Romanczuk has been invited to the 2003 USA National Team Trials.Also, with the selection of Quentin as one of five finalists for the 2003 GoldenSpikes Award, Stanford equaled Miami for the most finalists in the history ofthe 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 .318(#3 Pac-10,#24 NCAA), which would rank tied third on Stanford's all-time list for asingle-season. The Cardinal is also ranked 25th nationally in scoring at a clipof 7.5 runs per game. Pac-10 Co-Player of the Year Ryan Garko and Carlos Quentinare both having huge seasons. Garko leads the team in batting average (.407, #2Pac-10, #17 NCAA, #5T Stanford single-season), homers (18, #3 Pac-10, #9TStanford single-season), RBI (92, #2 Pac-10, #7 NCAA, #1T Stanfordsingle-season), total bases (180, #2 Pac-10), slugging percentage (.706, #1Pac-10), multiple-hit games (33), multiple-RBI games (27), sacrifice flies (8)and extra-base hits (41). Garko also ranks second on the club in doubles (23, #7Pac-10, #3T Stanford single-season), hit-by-pitches (12, #9T Pac-10), on-basepercentage (.472, #7 Pac-10) and putouts (406, #6 Pac-10). Quentin leads theCardinal in hits (105, #3 Pac-10, #5 Stanford single-season), doubles (24, #3TPac-10, 2T Stanford single-season), walks (35, #8 Pac-10), hit-by-pitches (15,#3 Pac-10, #9 Stanford single-season) and on-base percentage (.486, #4 Pac-10).Quentin also ranks second on the team in batting average (.401, #4 Pac-10, #7Stanford single-season), runs scored (72, #7 Pac-10, #10T Stanfordsingle-season), total bases (167, #5T Pac-10), stolen bases (10, tied with SamFuld), extra-base hits (37) and multiple-hit games (29), as well as third inhomers (12), RBI (64) and multiple-RBI games (15). Sam Fuld leads the club intriples (9, #1T Pac-10, #6T NCAA, #2 Stanford single-season), runs scored (83,#3T Pac-10, #1T Stanford single-season) and at bats (298, #2 Pac-10). Brian Hallhas a team-high of 18 stolen bases (#3T Pac-10), while Tobin Swope leads theclub with 11 sacrifice bunts (#3 Pac-10). Fuld, Garko and Swope have each playedin all 68 games, while Fuld and Swope have started all 68. Danny Putnam (.348),Fuld (.322), Jonny Ash (.319) and John Mayberry, Jr. (.301) are also above the.300 mark.


PITCHING REPORT
Stanford has a current ERA of 3.92 (#2 Pac-10) and has also held itsopponents to a Pac-10 low .245 batting average. Pac-10 Pitcher of the Year JohnHudgins leads the conference in seven categories -- victories (14), inningspitched (165.1, #1 Stanford single-season), strikeouts (143), starts (22),complete games (8), opponents' batting average (.227) and strikeouts looking(44). He has seven complete games in his last 13 outings and has lasted at least6.0 innings 20 of his 22 starts, as well as 7.0 or more innings 15 times.Hudgins also has the team's lowest ERA (2.99, #3 Pac-10) among regularstarters. Mark Romanczuk, a National Freshman of the Year and All-Pac-10selection, ranks second in the Pac-10 with 12 victories (12-1, 3.68 ERA, 110.0IP, 79 SO). Romanczuk has been named the Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week three times(4/1, 4/21, 5/5) this season. Romanczuk has added two saves and two completegames with 79 strikeouts (#5 Pac-10) in 111.1 innings (#3T Pac-10). He rankssecond in the conference behind Hudgins in opponents' batting average (.241).Ryan McCally (7-3, 4.44, 2 SV, 90.0 IP, 55 SO) has been the club's thirdstarter in the postseason, coming up with a pair of huge victories by strikingout a career-high 10 in a complete game versus Illinois-Chicago (5/30) andcoming back with 7.0 innings of one-run work for a victory over South Carolina(6/17) in a CWS elimination game. McCally, who ranks third on the club with 14starts, also pitched well in the opener of the CWS Championship Series versusRice, scattering eight hits and four runs (three earned) in a career-high 9.1innings before Rice won 4-3 in 10 innings. Tim Cunningham (3-3, 5.49, 39.1 IP,20 SO) returned as the team's Sunday starter in each of its last three regularseason series but has not pitched in the postseason. Matt Manship (2-4, 3.79, 9SV, 59.1 IP, 49 SO) leads the club with nine saves, ranking tied for second inthe Pac-10 and tied for fourth on Stanford's single-season list. Manship alsopicked up a win in his only regular season start at USC (5/4). David O'Hagan(7-1, 4.89, 3 SV, 49.2 IP, 43 SO) leads the team with 27 appearances and has wonseven games out of the bullpen. O'Hagan has had a huge postseason, picking upa victory versus Cal State Fullerton (6/19) in the second CWS Bracket One finaland throwing 8.1 innings without allowing an earned run. O'Hagan is also tiedfor second the club with three saves. Kodiak Quick (2-0, 4.25, 3 SV, 36.0 IP, 34SO) and Jonny Dyer (2-1, 3.79, 19.0 IP, 11 SO) both have a pair of wins withQuick also recording three saves. Drew Ehrlich (1-0, 4.19, 19.1 IP, 18 SO) andMark Jecmen (1-0, 4.32, 8.1 IP, 7 SO) have the team's other two wins.


DEFENSIVE REPORT
Stanford has a .973 fielding percentage (#3 Pac-10, #19 NCAA, #2 Stanfordsingle-season) and has been errorless 26 times this season, including six timesin the postseason and in nine of its last 16 games. John Mayberry, Jr. leads theclub and ranks fourth in the Pac-10 with 443 putouts, while Tobin Swope is thesecond in the Pac-10 with a team-high 208 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 IN TOP FIVE OF ALL FOUR MAJOR NATIONAL POLLS HEADINGINTO 2003 COLLEGE WORLD SERIES
Stanford is currently in the top five of all four major national polls.Stanford moved up a spot to No. 3 in the latest Baseball America poll andheld at No. 3 in Collegiate Baseball. The Cardinal is ranked No. 4 by theNCBWA and No. 5 by Sports Weekly/ESPN poll. Rice is the nation'stop-ranked team by Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball and NCBWA,while Florida State is the top-ranked team in the Sports Weekly/ESPN pollwhich does not update again until after the College World Series but waseliminated by Texas in a Super Regional. Stanford began the 2003 season rankedas high as No. 3 in the preseason Baseball America poll and has been inthe publication's top 10 all season. Stanford has been ranked No. 1 at onepoint during each of the past six years (1997-2002) prior to this season but hasnot been in the top spot yet this year. Stanford's poll history includes a runas 'king of the polls' in 1998 when the team held the top spot in the BaseballAmerica poll for the entire regular season (a record 14 consecutive weeks).Stanford has played 29 games against teams ranked in Baseball America'stop 25 at the time of their game, 21 versus teams currently ranked in the top 10(No. 1 Rice, No. 2 Cal State Fullerton, No. 4 Texas, No. 6 Florida State, No. 7Arizona State, No. 9 Long Beach State, No. 10 South Carolina) and 34 againstteams ranked among Baseball America's top 25 at some point this season.


STANFORD BASEBALL HISTORY
Stanford's storied baseball program has had many highlights now in its110th season since beginning in 1892. Stanford has an all-time record of2377-1483-32 (.615) ... The Cardinal won NCAA titles in 1987 and 1988 beforereturning to the CWS finals in 2000, 2001 and 2003 ... Stanford has extended itsschool record string of College World Series appearances to five this season andis making its 15th CWS appearance, picking up at least one CWS victory in all 15trips to Omaha ... Stanford has won five straight NCAA Regionals and SuperRegionals ... Stanford has had winning seasons 38 of the last 39 years and 55 ofthe last 57 ... Stanford has also reached the 50-win mark four of the last fiveyears and has recorded a school record nine straight 40-win seasons (1995-2003)... Stanford has won 19 conference titles (17 Pac-10) after winning its firstPac-10 title since 2000 this season and is making its 24th NCAA appearance in2003 ... Stanford has boasted 42 All-Americans who have earned a total of 54All-American honors ... Stanford has garnered three NCAA Players of the Year inJeff Austin (1998), David McCarty (1991) and Steve Dunning (1970) ... Stanfordhas had 100 All-Conference players earn a total of 133 All-Conference honors ...Stanford has had 61 major league players and nine former Stanford players (JeffAustin - Cincinnati Reds; Joe Borchard, Chicago White Sox; Jody Gerut -Cleveland Indians; Jeffrey Hammonds - Milwaukee Brewers; Rick Helling -Baltimore Orioles; Jason Middlebrook - New York Mets; Mike Mussina - New YorkYankees; Justin Wayne - Florida Marlins; Jason Young - Colorado Rockies) haveseen Major League Baseball action in 2003.

STANFORD COACHING STAFF

STANFORD HEAD COACH Mark Marquess
One of the nation's premier collegiate coaches, Mark Marquess is in his27th season at the helm of Stanford Baseball in 2003 with an overall record of1144-550-5 (.675), an NCAA postseason record of 105-45 (.700), a College WorldSeries mark of 34-22 (.607) and a Pac-10 showing of 462-294 (.611). The 1969Stanford graduate has led the Cardinal to two CWS titles and a pair of runner-upshowings, its fifth CWS championship appearance this season, 13 College WorldSeries appearances, five NCAA Super Regional titles, 13 NCAA Regionalchampionships and 11 Pac-10 crowns (includes Southern Division and sharedtitles). Stanford has also qualified for the NCAA Tournament 21 times in 27years 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 Stanford's win over Rice in the second game of the CWS ChampionshipSeries): 'I think this game was all about (starting pitcher) JohnHudgins. I've been to the College World Series for a number of years. I don'tthink there has been anyone who has accomplished what John has accomplished inthe last 10 days. They've been pressure games, and he's done a phenomenaljob.'


(on Stanford's loss to Rice in the first game of the CWSChampionship Series): 'It was a great game in a championship gamesituation. I was very proud of Ryan McCally. He pitched a fantastic game. I hopewe can come back and play well tomorrow afternoon. Rice played well. They did agreat job. They're good, and that's why they're here.'


(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 baseballgame. For us, it was the pitching of John Hudgins and the two home runs byCarlos Quentin. John threw a complete game versus one of the best teams incollege baseball on four days rest. He was masterful. Carlos' home run in theeighth inning was huge. It was a great atmosphere and great game by bothteams.'


(On the team's fifth straight appearance in the CollegeWorld Series): 'It helps you to have a better chance to win theCollege World Series when you have the experience of being there a few times. Tohave that experience is really an advantage. The other major factor is just tobe playing your best baseball at the right time.'


STANFORD COACHING STAFF
Dean Stotz is in his 27th campaign with Stanford Baseball and his fourthseason as associate head coach after he was promoted to the position prior tothe 2000 campaign. Stotz served for 23 years as an assistant. Stotz currentlycoaches third base while also handling various offensive and defensive aspectsof the game. Tom Kunis is in his fourth season as Stanford's pitching coach,while Dave Nakama is in his fourth year overall as a Stanford assistant coach.

2003 STANFORD PLAYER NOTES


HITTERS

#1 - Jonny Ash (INF, L/R, 5-9, 175, Jr.)
2003 Season Notes: Has raised his average to .319 after going 22-for-50(.440) with four three-hit games, seven multiple-hit games, three doubles, atriple, two homers and 12 RBI during his current career-high 11-game hit streak(5/31 - 6/22) ... Co-leading the team with 22 hits in the postseason, whileranking second on the club with a .415 batting average (22-53) and 16 RBI ...Earned All-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) withtwo doubles, 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 ofhits in all three games of a sweep at California (5/9 - 5/11) ... Has 11doubles, five triples, two homers, 33 RBI and one stolen base on the season ...Second on the team and fourth in the Pac-10 with nine sacrifice bunts ... Hasplayed in 59 of 68 possible games with 46 starts, including all 12 postseasongames at third base ... 2003 Individual Game Highlights: Had a keytwo-RBI double in the seventh inning of Stanford's 8-3 win over Rice in thesecond game of the CWS Championship Series (6/22) ... Hit his second home run inas many games and was 2-for-5 with an RBI versus Rice in the opener of the CWSChampionship Series (6/21) ... Hit one of the most memorable homers in StanfordBaseball history when he took Cal State Fullerton ace reliever Chad Cordero deepto tie the second CWS Bracket One final game (6/19) at 5-5 in an eventual 7-5victory in 10 innings ... Posted his fourth three-hit game during his currentnine-game hit streak in a CWS elimination game versus South Carolina (6/17),going 3-for-5 with a career-high three runs scored and a career-high-tying threeRBI ... Stanford's only player with more than one hit (2-4) in a second roundCWS game versus Cal State Fullerton (6/15) ... Posted his third three-hit gameof his current hit streak in the CWS opener versus South Carolina (6/13), going3-for-5 with a pair of RBI ... Tied the Super Regional game versus Long BeachState (6/7) at 2-2 when he singled home Sam Fuld with two outs in the top of theseventh inning before stealing his first career base and scoring the eventualgame-winning run on Danny Putnam's two-out, two-run single ... Postedback-to-back 3-for-5 games versus UC Riverside (5/31) and Richmond (6/1) in thefinal two games of the NCAA Regional, also tying a career-high with three RBIand adding a double versus Richmond, as well as an RBI and a double against UCRiverside ... Had two RBI in both the series opener (5/23) and series finale(5/25) versus Cal Poly, driving in three of the runs on a pair of sacrificeflies and Stanford's first successful suicide squeeze (5/23) ... Also becamethe first Stanford player this season with a pair of sacrifice bunts in a game(5/23) ... Tied a career-high with three hits by going 3-for-5 versus UCLA(5/16) ... Had a key RBI single with two outs in the top of the ninth inning atWashington State (4/7) to tie the game and send it into extra innings in acontest Stanford eventually won, 8-5 in 12 innings ... Tied a career-high withthree hits (3-4) versus Washington (3/28) ... Tripled at Cal State Fullerton(1/31) and versus Florida State (2/7) ... Cardinal Career: Has a .317batting average with 21 doubles, five triples, two homers and 63 RBI, playing in126 games with 71 starts ... Has posted a career .404 postseason batting averageand a .415 career CWS mark.

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#11 - Chris Carter (INF/OF/DH, L/L, 6-0, 215, So.)
2003 Season Notes: Has started 23 games and appeared in 28 after returningApril 1 from a shoulder injury that caused him to miss more than the first twomonths of the season ... Has hit six homers in his last 15 games ... On theseason, hitting .247 with four doubles, seven homers and 17 RBI ... Hit just.087 (2-23) in his first seven games after returning from the injury ... 2003Individual Game Highlights: Hit a key two-run homer to start Stanford'scomeback in a 7-5 CWS Bracket One final win in 10 innings over Cal StateFullerton (6/19) ... Had a key two-out, two-RBI single to cap Stanford'sthree-run third inning in a CWS elimination game versus South Carolina (6/17)... Connected for a solo homer in a second round CWS game versus Cal StateFullerton (6/15) ... Posted back-to-back 2-for-3 games at the NCAA SuperRegional versus UC Riverside (5/31) and Richmond (6/1), adding a homer and twoRBI versus UC Riverside and a double and an RBI against Richmond ... Was 2-for-3with a double, a homer, a walk and two RBI versus Cal Poly (5/25) ... Hit a homerun 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) atCalifornia (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 the seasonat Santa Clara (4/8) ... Cardinal Career: Has a .280 career battingaverage with 11 doubles, a triple, 15 homers, 37 RBI and a stolen base ... Hasplayed in 70 games with 50 starts.

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#5 - Sam Fuld (OF, L/L, 5-10, 180, Jr.) ... All-Pac-10
2003 Season Notes: Has tied the College World Series all-time hit recordwith 23 ... Selected by the Chicago Cubs in the 24th round of the 2003 MLBFirst-Year Player Draft with the 703rd pick overall ... An All-Pac-10 selectionfor the third consecutive year that currently leads the club this season intriples (9, #1T Pac-10, #6T NCAA), runs scored (83, #3T Pac-10) and at bats(298, #2 Pac-10) ... Third on the team with 96 hits (#5T Pac-10) and 27multiple-hit games ... Second on Stanford's all-time single-season triple listwith nine and just one shy of the school record of 10 set 50 years ago by JackShepard in 1953 ... Has tied Jeffrey Hammonds' school record of 83 runs scoredset in 1990 ... Has added a .322 batting average with four homers and 34 RBI ...A perfect 10-for-10 in stolen base attempts ... Posted a recent career-high17-game hit streak (5/3 - 6/1) in which he hit .411 (30-73) with five doubles,three triples, 11 RBI, 30 runs scored, had nine multiple-hit games and scoredruns in all 17 games ... Has hit safely in 23 of his last 26 and 45 of his last52 games overall, going 81-for-228 (.355) with 15 doubles, eight triples, threehomers, 28 RBI and eight stolen bases during the period ... Reached base safelyin 24 consecutive games (3/1 - 4/26) ... Had four triples over a five-gamestretch (3/24 - 4/1) ... Posted a 15-game hit streak (3/1 - 4/7), going34-for-74 (.459) with five doubles, four triples and three stolen bases ... 2003Individual Game Highlights: Homered to lead off the bottom of the firstinning of the second CWS Championship Series game versus Rice (6/22), tying theall-time CWS hit record ... Doubled in front of Jonny Ash's game-tying homerin the CWS Bracket One final 7-5 victory in 10 innings over Cal State Fullerton(6/19) ... Picked up a pair of hits (2-5) versus South Carolina (6/17) in a CWSelimination game ... Hit his third career CWS homer by blasting a ball over thecenterfield fence for a solo shot in a second round game versus Cal SateFullerton (6/15) ... Opened the 2003 CWS by going 3-for-4 and scoring a pairruns in Stanford's 8-0 win over South Carolina ... Scored the tying run in thesecond game of the Super Regional versus Long Beach State (6/7), reaching on atwo-out error, stealing second base and scoring on an RBI single by Jonny Ash... Was 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles, three RBI and three runs scored versusUC Riverside (5/31) ... Hit his ninth 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 last two games versus UCLA (5/17, 5/18), scoringthe tying run in the eighth inning of an eventual 9-8, 10-inning win over theBruins (5/18) with his second triple ... Drove in the game-winning run with anRBI single in the top of the ninth inning in a 6-4 comeback victory atCalifornia (5/10) .. Posted his most recent four-hit game in the first game of adoubleheader at USC (5/4), going 4-for-5 with a triple, two RBI and aseason-high four runs scored ... Had a big game versus Arizona (4/26), going2-for-5 with a season-high four RBI, double and homer while hitting a keyseventh inning two-run homer and a game-winning two-out, two RBI double in theeighth ... Snapped a 5-5 tie with a two-out RBI single in the top of the 12th tospark a three-run rally in an 8-5 victory at Washington State (4/7) ... Hadback-to-back three-hit games versus Washington, going 3-for-6 with a triple andtwo RBI in the series finale (3/30) after posting a 3-for-5 with a double and anRBI performance the previous day (3/29) ... Posted back-to-back four-hit gamesin the final two games of a series at Arizona State (3/23 - 4-6, 2 2B, 2 RBI;3/24 - 4-5, 2 3B, RBI) with the first two-triple game of his career in theseries finale... Drove in the eventual game-winning run in the top of the 10thinning of a 9-8 win at Arizona State (3/23) and tied the game at 2-2 with aseventh inning RBI triple at Arizona State (3/24) in a 4-2 Stanford victory ...Was 3-for-5 with a double versus California (3/9) ... Had the first four-hitgame of the season by going 4-for-5 versus USC (3/1) ... Hit his first homer ofthe year at Cal State Fullerton (2/2) ... Cardinal Career: Ranks amongStanford's all-time leaders in triples (15, #4T), batting average (.351, #7T),hits (287, #5) and doubles (53, #9) ... Stanford's active leader in hits andtriples, as well as runs scored (206), at bats (815) and multiple-hit games (88)... Ranks second among active players in doubles, walks (86) and stolen bases(29) ... Has played in 198 games with 188 starts, second and third among activeplayers, respectively ... Has 13 career four-hit games and 22 career three-hitcontests.

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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: Drafted in the third round of the 2003MLB First-Year Player Draft with the 78th pick overall by the Cleveland Indians... Leads the team in batting average (.404, #2 Pac-10, #17 NCAA, #5T Stanfordsingle-season list), homers (18, #3T Pac-10, #9T Stanford single-season list),RBI (92, #2 Pac-10, #7 NCAA, #1T Stanford single-season list), total bases (180,#2 Pac-10), slugging percentage (.706, #1 Pac-10), multiple-hit games (33),multiple-RBI games (27), sacrifice flies (8) and extra-base hits (41) ... Rankssecond on the club in hits (103, #4 Pac-10, #7 Stanford single-season list),doubles (23, #7 Pac-10, #3T Stanford single-season list), hit-by-pitches (12,#9T Pac-10), on-base percentage (.472, #7 Pac-10) and putouts (406, #6 Pac-10)... Has tied the school's all-time RBI record of 92 set by Rick Lundblade in1985 ... Attempting to become just the sixth player in Stanford history to hit.400 or better in a season and the first since David McCarty batted .420 in 1991... Shares the team lead with a .491 postseason on-base percentage and fourdoubles ... Ranks second on the team in the postseason in walks (7) and sluggingpercentage (.698) ... Third on the club in the postseason in batting average(.395, 17-43), and tied for third in RBI and homers (3) ... His 18 homers givehim more homers than strikeouts (17) ... Went 81 official at bats betweenstrikeouts at Washington State (4/5) and in his second at bat versus Cal Poly(5/23) ... With just 17 strikeouts in 255 official at bats, averages just onestrikeout every 15.0 official at bats ... Hit 10 homers and drove in aleague-best 39 runs in 24 Pac-10 games (23 starts) ... Has had three or more RBIin a game 14 times with eight three-RBI contests, four four-RBI games, afive-RBI game and a seven-RBI showing ... Posted a season-high 10-game hitstreak (3/24 - 4/11), going 24-for-41 (.585) with five doubles, five homers and21 RBI ... Had an eight-game hit streak (2/8 - 2/22, Game 2), hitting .400(12-30) with four homers 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 ... 2003Individual Game Highlights: Tied Stanford's single-season RBI record withan RBI double in the first inning of Stanford's 4-3 loss to Rice (6/21) andwas 2-for-3 with an RBI in the opener of the CWS Championship Series (6/21) ...Picked up his 100th hit of the season with an eighth inning double versus CalState Fullerton (6/17) ... Was 2-for-3 and drove in three runs in the first fourinnings of Stanford's 8-0 victory over South Carolina in the 2003 CWS opener(6/13) ... Named the Most Outstanding Player at the Regional by going 8-for-13(.615) with a double, three homers and nine RBI, capping the performance byhitting two homers, driving in five runs and tying a career-high four runsscored in a 3-for-5 performance versus Richmond in the championship game (6/1)... Was 3-for-5 with a double, homer and a pair of RBI versus UC Riverside(5/31) ... Had a huge series against Cal Poly (5/23 - 5/25), going 8-for-11(.727) with a homer, four RBI, five runs scored and a 1.061 slugging percentage... Tied a career-high with four hits (4-4, HR, 3 RBI) versus Cal Poly (5/24)... Drove in the tying run with a pinch-hit sacrifice fly in the eighth inningof a 9-8, 10-inning victory over UCLA (5/18) to help the Cardinal clinch theoutright Pac-10 title ... Was 2-for-2 with a double and four RBI versus SaintMary's (5/13) ... Was 2-for-5 with a homer and three RBI at California (5/9),driving in the game-winning run with an RBI single in the top of the ninth ...Had a huge series at USC (5/4 - 5/5) to earn NCBWA National Co-Hitter, CollegeBaseball Insider West Regional and Pac-10 Player of the Week honors, all for thefirst time in his career, going 10-for-13 (.769) with three homers, 12 RBI and astolen base while posting a 1.615 slugging percentage ... Had a monster game inthe second game of a doubleheader and the USC series finale (5/4 - Game 2),going 4-for-4 (career-high-tying four hits) with his third career two-homergame, his first career grandslam and a career-high seven RBI ... Was 6-for-7with two homers, nine RBI and a stolen base in the doubleheader versus theTrojans (5/4) ... Had a career-high-tying four hits (4-6, HR, 3 RBI), homeredand drove in three runs in the series opener at USC (5/3) ... Scored acareer-high-tying four runs versus Oregon State (4/18) ... Was 3-for-4 with twoRBI versus Sacramento State (4/11) ... Posted the second two-homer game of hiscareer and was 3-for-4 with four RBI at Washington State (4/5) in game in whichhe also posted his 200th career hit ... Was 3-for-5 with two doubles and threeRBI versus USF (4/1) ... Was 3-for-4 with a homer and four RBI versus Washington(3/30) ... Tied a career-high with four hits at Arizona State (3/24), going4-for-4 with three RBI and hitting a two-run homer in the eighth inning thatsnapped a 2-2 tie and lifted the Cardinal to a 4-2 win ... Homered and had fourRBI versus Florida State (2/9 - 3-4, HR, 4 RBI) ... Had three RBI in twonon-conference games versus USC (3/1, 3/2) and at Texas (2/22, Game 2) ... Alsothe only Cardinal player to hit a pair of sacrifice flies in a game this seasonat Texas (2/22 - Game 2) ... Was 3-for-5 with a pair of RBI at Santa Clara inthe season-opener (1/25) ... Cardinal Career: Stanford's active careerleader in home runs (39), RBI (191), doubles (59), total bases (436), sluggingpercentage (.592), walks (95), on-base percentage (.443), sacrifice flies (21),putouts (1175), games played (217) and games started (197, co-leader with CarlosQuentin) ... Ranks fifth on Stanford's all-time doubles list, tied for seventhin RBI and ninth in homers ... Second on Stanford's active career list in hitby pitches (45), as well as third with a .350 batting average, 258 hits and 178runs scored.

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#3 - Brian Hall (INF/OF, R/R, 6-0, 185, Jr.)
2003 Season Notes: Has been one of the team's streakiest hitters ... Brokeout of a 3-for-31 (.097) slump by going 2-for-3 against Rice in the second CWSChampionship Series game (6/22) ... Posted a career-high 11-game hit streak(5/11 - 6/1, 22-51, .431) prior to his 3-for-31 skid in which he also had fivedoubles, three triples, a homer, 10 RBI and four stolen bases ... Had sufferedthrough a previous 12-game stretch (4/17 - 5/9) in which he was 7-for-47 (.149)with three triples, five RBI and a stolen base ... Had gone 11-for-23 (.478)with four doubles, a triple, a homer, eight RBI, seven runs scored and fourmultiple-hit games in five games (4/5 - 4/15) prior to the 12-game stretch ...Suffered through 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 stolenbases (#3T Pac-10), while also contributing a .289 batting average, 15 doubles,five triples, six homers, 44 RBI, 50 runs scored, 76 hits, 20 walks, 23multiple-hit games and 12 multiple-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 stolen bases during the stretch ... Also drove in at least onerun in each game during the seven-game hit streak ... Also had a seven-game hitstreak (6/8/02 - 2/7/03) that extended back to last season ... Has played in 66of 68 games with 62 starts (25 in left field, 21 at third base and 16 at firstbase, including all 12 postseason games) ... 2003 Individual Game Highlights:Broke out of a 3-for-31 (.097) slump by going 2-for-3 and scoring a pair ofruns against Rice in the second CWS Championship Series game (6/22) ... Had akey fifth inning RBI single to the game at 3-3 in an eventual 5-3 victory overCal State Fullerton (6/18) ... Hit a two-run homer versus Cal State Fullerton(6/15), the second time he has homered versus the Titans in a CWS game ...Became just the second Stanford player to successfully sacrifice bunt twice in agame during the CWS opener versus South Carolina (6/13) and also stole a base... Scored Stanford's first run in the sixth inning of the Super Regionalopener versus Long Beach State (6/6) to erase a 1-0 49er lead ... Was 2-for-5with a double, a career-high-tying three runs scored and a pair of RBI versusRichmond (6/1) in the NCAA Regional championship game ... Started the Cal Polyseries by going 3-for-5 with a double and a stolen base in the series opener(5/23) ... Had three hits in both the series opener (5/16 - 3-5, 3B, 2 RBI) andrubber game (5/18 - 3-5, 2B, RBI, SB) versus UCLA ... Was 3-for-5 with a doubleand two RBI versus Saint Mary's (5/13) ... Hit his third triple of the seasonin a 3-0 win at San Jose State (5/6) and his fourth in a 9-8 win at California(5/9) in back-to-back games ... Had a pair doubles and three RBI versus San JoseState (4/15) ... Tied a career-high with four hits and doubled twice atWashington State (4/7) ... Had a pair of stolen bases for the third time thisyear and drove 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 atArizona State (3/22 - 4-6, 3 RBI) ... Hit his first triple of the season versusCalifornia (3/7) ... Was 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI versus USC (3/1)before homering against the Trojans in the series finale (3/2) ... Was 3-for-6with a pair of doubles versus Florida State (2/7) ... Tied a career-high withfour hits at Cal State Fullerton (1/31, 4-4, 2 RBI) ... Hit his first home runof the year at Santa Clara in the season-opener (1/25), his second versus FresnoState (2/16) and his third versus USC (3/2) ... Cardinal Career: Stanford'sactive career leader in stolen bases (38) and sacrifice bunts (14) ... Secondamong active players with nine triples and third with 11 sacrifice flies ... Hasadded a .282 career batting average with 25 doubles, 11 homers, 100 RBI, 48walks and seven hit-by-pitches in 182 games and 129 starts.

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#14 - John Hester (C, R/R, 6-3, 210, Fr.)
2003 Season Notes: Does not have an at bat and has played in just one gameas a defensive replacement in the postseason ... Hitting .167 (2-12) with ahomer and an RBI in 10 games and one start ... Has been perfect in 18 chances inthe field ... 2003 Individual Game Highlights: Made his postseason debutby catching the ninth inning in the Regional championship game versus Richmond(6/1) ... Hit his first career homer as a pinch-hitter versus Cal Poly (5/24)... Caught seven innings replacing an injured Ryan Garko versus UCLA (5/17) ...Picked up his first collegiate hit at Texas (2/22 - Game 1) ... Made hiscollegiate debut versus Florida State (2/8).


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#8 - Chris Lewis (INF, R/R, 6-1, 190, Fr.)
2003 Season Notes: Hitless in one at bat and has played in just one game inthe postseason ... Also hitless in his last 18 official at bats since his mostrecent hit at Arizona State (3/22) ... Hitting .159 in 30 games and 19 starts... Has contributed 11 walks and 10 RBI ... Seven of his 10 hits have been forextra bases ... Had at least one RBI in four consecutive contests (2/14 - 2/17)... 2003 Individual Game Highlights: Made his postseason debut in theRegional championship game versus Richmond (6/1) ... Scored the tying run in thebottom of the eighth versus Arizona (4/26) in an eventual 10-9 comeback Stanfordwin ... Stole his first career base versus California (3/7) ... Hit his firstcollegiate homer in his final at bat versus USC (3/2), a two-run shot in thebottom of the eighth inning ... Had two RBI versus Fresno State (2/16) ...Picked up his first collegiate 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: Has five hits in his last 15 at bats (.333) over his lastfour games after previously suffering through a stretch in which he was 2-for-21(.095) ... Has contributed a .297 batting average on the season, adding 12doubles, 27 RBI and five stolen bases ... Tied for third on the team with fivesacrifice 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 a stretch in which hehit safely in 23 of his 26 games (3/7 - 5/15), going 23-for-58 (.397) with fivedoubles, eight RBI and three stolen bases during the stretch ... Has had a pairof seven-game hit streaks (2/7 - 2/22; 3/29 - 4/8) ... Has played in 59 gameswith 52 starts, including 28 in a row at second base (4/26 - 6/22) ... 2003Individual Game Highlights: Was 2-for-4 and singled with two outs to set upChris Carter's key two-run sixth inning homer in the CWS Bracket One finalversus Cal State Fullerton (6/19) ... Had a key RBI single in Stanford'sthree-run fourth inning in a 8-0 victory over South Carolina in the CWS opener(6/13) ... Successfully converted the team's final out by fielding agroundball and throwing out the Long Beach State runner in the clinching 4-2victory over the 49ers in the Super Regional (6/7) ... Was 3-for-5 with an RBIversus UC Riverside (5/31) in the Regional winners' bracket game ... Tied acareer-high with three RBI versus Cal Poly (5/24) ... Snapped out of an 0-for-11skid by going 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI versus Cal Poly (5/23) ... Pickedup his second career three-hit game (3-4) at California (5/9) ... Postedcareer-highs with three runs scored and three RBI at USC (5/3) ... Was 3-for-5versus Washington (3/28) ... Led off the top of the 10th inning with a single atArizona State (3/23) that pinch-runner Donny Lucy turned into the game-winningrun in a 9-8 Stanford victory ... Had his first career four-hit game (4-5) and astolen base at Texas (2/22 - Game 1) ... Picked up his first collegiate hitversus Florida State (2/7) and made his first start versus Florida 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: Being used primarily as the team's designated hitteragainst left-handed pitching and as the club's top pinch-hitter ... Has hitsafely in nine of his last 12 games (5/10 - 6/15, .400, 14-35) ... Posted acareer-high-tying seven-game hit streak (4/7 - 4/19) ... Leads the team withseven pinch-hits and is hitting an amazing .700 (7-10) as a pinch-hitter despitemaking the final out as a pinch-hitter in a second round CWS game versus CalState 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 RBI in postseason action ... 2003 IndividualGame Highlights: Was 2-for-3 in the Super Regional opener versus Long BeachState (6/6) ... Was 2-for-3 with a career-high-tying three runs scored and apair of RBI versus Cal Poly (5/23) ... Provided arguably the most dramaticmoment of Stanford's regular season with a walkoff homer to lead off thebottom of the 10th inning, clinching the outright Pac-10 title and giving theCardinal a 9-8 victory over UCLA (5/18) to cap a game in which he equaled acareer-high with three hits as he was 3-for-5 as the team's starting catcherfilling in for the injured Ryan Garko ... Was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBIat USC (5/3) and scored a career-high-tying three runs ... Had a key pinch-hitRBI single in Stanford's four-run eighth inning of a 10-9 comeback win overArizona (4/26) ... Had a career-high-tying three hits (3-4) with his first homerof the season, a double and an RBI versus Oregon State (4/17) ... Scored thegame-winning run in the top of the 10th inning at Arizona State (3/23), stealingsecond base and scoring on Sam Fuld's single after pinch-running for JedLowrie ... Had a key RBI double in an 8-7 win at Texas (2/22 - Game 2) ...Snapped out of an 0-for-15 skid with a double versus Nevada (2/17) ... Had adouble in the season-opener at Santa Clara (1/25) and an RBI versus Santa Clara(1/26) ... Cardinal Career: Hitting .288 with 15 doubles, one triple,five homers, 47 RBI and 12 stolen bases ... Has played in 83 games with 58starts ... 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: Has one hit in two postseason at bats in addition towalking twice scoring a pair of runs ... Has a .301 batting average with sixdoubles, six triples (second on the team), four homers, 33 RBI and five stolenbases ... Snapped out of an 0-for-11 string 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 previous3-for-34 (.088) stretch (3/30 - 4/22) ... Posted a career-high 16-game hitstreak (2/9 - 3/23, .420, 29-69, 2B, 5 3B, 2 HR, 16 RBI, 2 SB), the thirdlongest by a Stanford player this season ... Leads the team and ranks fourth inthe Pac-10 with 443 putouts ... 2003 Individual Game Highlights: Pickedup his first postseason and CWS hit with a pinch-hit single in the top of theeighth inning of a CWS elimination game versus South Carolina (6/17) ... Doubledtwice for the first time in his career versus UCLA (5/16) ... Set newcareer-highs in hits and RBI at USC (5/3), going 5-for-6 with a homer and sixRBI while also scoring three runs ... Was 3-for-4 with a double and two RBIversus Washington (3/29) ... Posted the first four-hit game of his career versusCalifornia (3/7 - 4-5, 2B, 3B, 3 RBI) ... Also had three-hit games twice versusUSC (2/28 - 3-4, RBI, SB; 3/2 - 3-4, 3B, HR, 3 RBI), scoring a career-high fourruns in the latter, and at Texas (2/22, Game 1 - 3-6, 3B, 2 RBI) ... Hit hisfirst collegiate homer at Cal State Fullerton (2/1) before adding his second atFresno State (2/14) and his third versus USC (3/2) ... Singled, stole secondbase and scored the game-winning run in a 12-inning, 2-1 victory over FloridaState (2/7) ... Had a career and team season-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: Has one hit in two official at bats, as well as asuccessful sacrifice bunt in the postseason ... Has played in 16 games (all offthe bench) and has two hits in 12 at bats (.167) ... Also has a pair ofsacrifice bunts.... 2003 Individual Game Highlights: Pinch-hit and laiddown a successful sacrifice bunt in the seventh inning versus Cal StateFullerton (6/17) ... Made his postseason debut with a single in the top of theninth inning of the Regional championship game versus Richmond (6/1) ... Playedshortstop for the final two innings of Stanford's 9-8, 10-inning victory overUCLA (5/18) that clinched the Pac-10 title ... Had a key pinch-hit sacrificebunt versus Arizona (4/26) to set up Sam Fuld's eventual game-winning two-RBIdouble in the eighth inning of a 10-9 comeback win ... Picked up his firstcollegiate hit versus California (3/9) ... Made his collegiate debut with asuccessful 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: Has gone 0-for-7 in his first two CWS Championship Seriesgames versus Rice (6/21-22) ... A first time All-Pac-10 selection that has beenone of the team's top hitters in the postseason, leading the squad in homers(5) and RBI (21), as well as co-leading the team in doubles (4), while rankingsecond in total bases (34) and slugging percentage (.723) ... On the season,ranks second on the team in homers (16, #8T Pac-10) and RBI (66, #10 Pac-10), aswell as third in batting average (.348), slugging percentage (.634) and on-basepercentage (.424) ... 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 17games (5/16 - 6/21, .353, 24-68, 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 61 games he has played in (60starts) ... 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 Baseball history in the top ofthe 10th inning of a CWS Bracket One final versus Cal State Fullerton (6/19), atwo-run shot 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 .577 slugging percentage ... Has a career .317 batting average with 21doubles, two triples, 17 homers, 76 RBI and two stolen bases ... Flawless in 124chances in the field ... Has played in 96 games with 71 starts.

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#24 - Carlos Quentin (OF, R/R, 6-2, 215, Jr.)
All-Pac-10 ... National Player of the Year/Third Team All-American
2003 Season Notes: Became Stanford's 14th first round draft pick in thelast 17 years when he was taken by the Arizona Diamondbacks with the 29th pickoverall ... Named one of five Golden Spikes Award finalists ... Third TeamAll-American (NBCWA) ... Earned All-Pac-10 honors for the third straight season... Was one of 12 semifinalists for the Rotary Smith Award ... Leads theCardinal in hits (105, #3 Pac-10, #6 Stanford single-season), doubles (24, #3TPac-10, Stanford single-season), walks (35, #8 Pac-10), hit-by-pitches (15, #3Pac-10, #9 Stanford single-season) and on-base percentage (.486, #4 Pac-10) ...Also ranks second on the team in batting average (.401, #7 Pac-10), runs scored(72, #7 Pac-10, #10T Stanford single-season), total bases (167, #5T Pac-10),stolen bases (10, tied with Sam Fuld), extra-base hits (37), slugging percentage(.637) and multiple-hit games (29), as well as third in homers (12), RBI (64)and multiple-RBI games (15) ... Having a tremendous postseason, leading the teamin batting average (.478, 22-46) and co-leading the squad in hits (22), whileranking second in homers (4), tied for second in runs scored (14) and tied forthird in RBI (14) ... Hitting .423 (11-26) with two homers and eight RBI inseven CWS games (6/13 - 6/22) ... Hit .750 (6-8) with an RBI in Stanford's twoSuper Regional games versus Long Beach State (6/6 - 6/7) ... Has 27 RBI in hislast 20 games (5/10 - 6/22) with at least one RBI in 16 of the 20 contests ...Had a two-month career-high 26-game hit 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, fourfour-hit games and one of the squad's two five-hit contests ... Has thrown outthree runners from the outfield since May 11 (5/11, 5/18, 6/15) ... 2003Individual Game Highlights: Picked up a pair of hits and two RBI versus Ricein the second game of the CWS Championship Series (6/22, 2-2, 2 RBI) ... 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 (48), games started (197, co-leader with Ryan Garko)and batting average (.351, co-leader wiht Sam Fuld) ... Also ranks second amongall active Stanford players in home runs (35), hits (264), runs scored (182),RBI (170) and at bats (752) ... Ranks third among active Stanford players with48 doubles, six triples, 26 stolen bases and 198 games played.


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#6 - Tobin Swope (INF, R/R, 5-11, 190, Sr.) ... HonorableMention All-Pac-10
2003 Season Notes:
Has started all 68 games at shortstop ... Broke out of a6-for-43 (.140) postseason slump by going 2-for-3 with his first career twodouble game and an RBI in the second CWS Championship Series game versus Rice(6/22) ... Leads the team with 39 assists and four sacrifice bunts, whileco-leading the team with three stolen bases in 11 postseason games ... Hitting.266 with nine doubles, two triples, one homer, 30 RBI and nine stolen bases ...Leads the team with 211 assists (#2 Pac-10) and 11 sacrifice bunts (#3 Pac-10),while ranking tied for third on the club with five sacrifice flies (#9T Pac-10)... Has contributed 21 multiple-hit games ... Posted a career-high eight-gamehit streak (4/1 - 4/17), going 11-for-29 (.379) with two doubles, a triple, sixRBI and a stolen base ... 2003 Individual Game Highlights: Was 2-for-3with his first career two double game and an RBI in the second CWS ChampionshipSeries game versus Rice (6/22) ... Hit his first career homer versus Cal Poly(5/24) ... Picked up his most recent two-hit game in the first game of adoubleheader at USC (5/4), going 2-for-4 with a triple ... Also drove in a pairof runs in the series opener at USC (5/3) ... Had a stretch of three two-hitgames over a four-game period (4/5 - 4/11) ... Tied a career-high with three RBIversus Washington (3/29) ... Became the first Cardinal player to steal threebases in a game this season and accomplished the feat for the first time in hiscareer versus California (3/7) ... Was 4-for-6 with an RBI versus Florida State(2/9) ... Drove in the game-winning run with a two-out RBI-single in the bottomof the 12th inning and was 3-for-6 with an RBI and a stolen base versus FloridaState (2/7) ... Cardinal Career: Has a .282 career batting average with13 doubles, two triples, one homer, 35 RBI and 14 stolen bases ... Has played in126 games with 74 starts.

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PITCHERS ... BULLPEN/OTHERS

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#27 - Tim Cunningham (L/L, 6-3, 190, Sr.)
2003 Season Notes: Drafted by the Texas Rangers in the ninth round (256thpick overall) of the 2003 MLB First-Year Player Draft ... Has not pitched in thepostseason ... Returned to the starting rotation for the final three Sundaygames after having been the team's starter in four of the previous six Tuesdaycontests since returning from a broken finger following a start against FresnoState on February 15 ... Has a 3-3 record and a 5.49 ERA with 20 strikeouts in39.1 innings ... Has appeared in 11 games, all starts ... 2003 IndividualGame Highlights: Picked up the win due to a predetermined pitching rotationin his most recent start versus Cal Poly (5/25), scattering two hits and a runwith two strikeouts over the first 3.0 innings ... Scattered four runs and sevenhits over the first 5.0 innings versus UCLA (5/18) ... Pitched a season-high 6.0innings at California (5/11) in his first Pac-10 start of the season, scatteringtwo runs and six hits ... Picked up his first victory since January 26 bytossing an impressive 3.0 scoreless innings and giving up just one hit in a 3-0win at San Jose State (5/6) ... Took a loss versus Santa Clara (4/29), allowingtwo runs and two hits over the first 2.2 innings ... Gave up three runs, threehits and two walks without recording an out at Santa Clara (4/8) in ano-decision ... Allowed four runs (three earned) on two hits and four walksversus USF (4/1) in his first start after the injury in a no-decision ...Suffered back-to-back losses at Cal State Fullerton (2/1 - 5.2 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 5ER, 2 BB, 7 SO) and versus Florida State (2/8 - 3.2 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 1SO) ... Pitched well in his first outing of the season by throwing 5.2 hitlessinnings to pick up a victory in a 5-0 one-hit win versus Santa Clara (1/26),striking out four and walking six ... Cardinal Career: Has a career 24-8record with a 4.18 ERA ... Stanford's active career leader in victories (24,tied with John Hudgins), just one out of the school's all-time top 10 list ...Also leads all active pitchers in games started (50), while ranking second instrikeouts (177), innings pitched (275.1) and appearances (64).

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#33 - Jonny Dyer (R/R, 6-1, 185, So.)
2003 Season Notes: Has a 2-1 record and a 5.59 ERA in 14 appearances and onestart with 11 strikeouts in 19.1 innings ... 2003 Individual Game Highlights:Allowed four runs and four hits while recording just one out in his CWSdebut versus South Carolina (6/17) ... Pitched 2.0 scoreless innings in his mostrecent appearance versus Cal Poly (5/25) ... Struck out two batters in 1.0scoreless innings versus Saint Mary's (5/13) ... Tossed 1.2 scoreless inningsat San Jose State (5/6) ... Credited with a victory by retiring the only batterhe faced in a 10-9 comeback win versus Arizona (4/26) ... Picked up his firstwin of the season in his most recent action at Sacramento State (4/22) despiteallowing a run and two hits in 1.2 innings of relief ... Retired 14 consecutivebatters in back-to-back games versus San Jose State (4/15 - 3.0 IP, 1 SO) andOregon State (4/18 - 1.2 IP) ... Tossed 0.2 scoreless relief innings with astrikeout versus Washington (3/28) ... Made his first collegiate start at Texas(2/23), allowing two runs and two hits in 3.0 innings ... Tossed 1.0 scorelessinning in his first outing of the year, a relief appearance at Cal StateFullerton (1/31) ... Cardinal Career: Has a 4-1 record and a 4.02 ERA in23 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: Has not pitched in the postseason ... Has a 1-0 recordand a 4.19 ERA with 18 strikeouts in 19.1 innings and 13 appearances (one start)... 2003 Individual Game Highlights: Struck out two in 1.0 scorelessinnings in his most recent outing versus Saint Mary's (5/13) ... Also pitched1.0 scoreless innings in his previous outing at San Jose State (5/6), markinghis first appearance since April 18 ... Earned his first collegiate victory withthe longest outing of his career (6.1 IP) at Santa Clara (4/8), striking out acareer-high seven ... Pitched a hitless 1.2 innings with one strikeout versusUSF (4/1) ... Tossed 2.0 scoreless relief innings versus USC (2/28) ... Made hisfirst start of the season versus Nevada (2/17 - 1.1 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 1 SO),taking a no-decision in Stanford's 5-4 win ... Cardinal Career: Has a1-2 record and a 4.77 ERA in 38 appearances and four starts, striking out 61 in66.0 innings.

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#18 - Jeff Gilmore (R/R, 6-2, 200, Fr.)
2003 Season Notes: Has not pitched in the postseason ... Has an 0-0 recordand an 0.00 ERA with two strikeouts in 2.1 innings and three appearances ... Hasnot pitched in Stanford's last 25 games since his most recent outing versusUSF (4/1) ... 2003 Individual Game Highlights: Did not give up an earnedrun while recording one out versus USF (4/1) in his most recent appearance ...Did not give up an earned run (three unearned runs) or a hit in 1.0 inningsversus USC (2/28) ... Made his collegiate debut with 1.0 scoreless innings and astrikeout at Texas (2/23).

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#17 - John Hudgins (R/R, 6-2, 200, Jr.)
Pac-10 Pitcher of the Year/Second Team All-American
2003 Season Notes: Named Pac-10 Pitcher of the Year, a Second TeamAll-American by Collegiate Baseball and College Baseball Insider anda Third Team All-American by Baseball America ... Leads the team and thePac-10 in seven categories with 14 wins (#2T on Stanford's single-seasonlist), 143 strikeouts (#6 Stanford's single-season list), 165.1 inningspitched (Stanford's new single-season record), 22 starts, eight completegames, 44 strikeouts looking and a .227opponents' batting average ... Hasposted a record of 14-3 and has the lowest ERA among regulars on the team with a2.99 ERA (#3 Pac-10) ... Has put up a 5-0 record and a 2.07 ERA in his fivepostseason starts, striking out 33 batters in 42.0 innings and allowingopponents' just a .211 batting average ... Is 3-0 with a 1.88 ERA in the 2003CWS, allowing just five earned runs in 24.0 innings ... Has won sevenconsecutive starts ... Has allowed just eight earned runs in his last 42.0innings over his last five games ... Has lasted at least 6.0 innings in 20 ofhis 22 starts and gone 7.0 or more on 15 occasions ... Has six complete games inhis last 11 starts and seven in his last 13 ... Drafted in the third round (76thpick overall) by the Texas Rangers in the 2003 MLB First-Year Player Draft ... 2003Individual Game Highlights: Pitched 7.0 gutty innings (10 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3BB, 5 SO) on just three days rest to pick up a victory in the second CWSChampionship Series game versus Rice (6/22) ... Tossed a five-hit complete gameshutout with seven strikeouts while pitching on four days rest for the firsttime this season to lead Stanford to a 5-3 victory over Cal State Fullerton in aCWS Bracket Final (6/17) ... Combined with Kodiak Quick for Stanford's firstever CWS shutout in 58 games by holding South Carolina scoreless on just twohits over the first 8.0 innings before Quick pitched a scoreless ninth ...Tossed a complete game seven-hitter in a 5-1 win over Long Beach State in thefirst game of the NCAA Super Regional (6/6), allowing just one run andscattering seven hits with six strikeouts ... Struck out a career-high 12batters in the winners' bracket game of the NCAA Regional versus UC Riverside(5/31), scattering six runs and eight hits in a complete game effort andsettling in after allowing four first inning runs ... Worked 6.0 innings versusCal Poly (5/23) in his final regular season start, allowing just three hits andan unearned without walking a batter and striking out two in 6.0 innings ...Tossed his fifth complete game in his previous outing, allowing just four hitsand one run while striking out 10 in a 9-1 win over UCLA (5/16) ... Gave up fiveruns (four earned) and seven hits at California in a season-low 4.1 innings ...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 with sixstrikeouts ... Tossed a complete game versus Oregon State (4/17), allowing justtwo 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: Has not pitched in the postseason ... Has a 1-0 recordand a 4.32 ERA with seven strikeouts in 8.1 innings and eight appearances (onestart) ... Has given up just one earned run in his last 6.1 scoreless inningsover four outings after going nearly two months without seeing action ... 2003Individual Game Highlights: Picked up his first career victory in his firststart of the season versus Saint Mary's (5/13), scattering three hits and arun with a season-best four strikeouts in a season-high 3.0 innings ... Recordedone out without giving up a run at San Jose State (5/6) ... Pitched 2.0scoreless innings versus Santa Clara (4/29 - 2.0 IP, 1 BB) ... Tossed 1.0scoreless frame versus Arizona (4/27 - 1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 SO) ... Tossed 0.2scoreless innings in his first two appearances at Cal State Fullerton (2/1) andversus Florida State (2/9) ... Cardinal Career: Has a 1-4 record and a7.36 ERA in 22 appearances and six starts, striking out 26 in 36.2 innings.


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#36 - Matt Manship (R/R, 6-4, 205, Fr.)
Honorable Mention All-Pac-10/Freshman All-American
2003 Season Notes: Has a 2-4 record and a 3.79 ERA with 49 strikeouts in59.1 innings ... Has earned honorable mention All-Pac-10 and FreshmanAll-American honors (Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball) ...Leads the club with nine saves, ranking tied for second in the Pac-10 and tiedfor fourth on Stanford's single-season list ... 2003 Individual GameHighlights: Was Stanford's starter in the second CWS Bracket One finalversus Cal State Fullerton (6/19), allowing four runs and five hits over thefirst 4.1 innings ... Made his CWS debut with a hitless 1.2 innings in a secondround CWS game versus Cal State Fullerton (6/15) ... Picked up his firstpostseason save in the second Super Regional game versus Long Beach State (6/7),recording a pair of outs and leaving the winning run at the plate ... Made hispostseason debut in the Regional championship game versus Richmond (6/1),allowing three runs and two hits ... Tossed 3.0 scoreless innings, scatteringtwo hits and striking out two versus Cal Poly (5/24) ... Suffered a loss versusUCLA (5/17), allowing five runs (only one earned) and five hits with fourstrikeouts in 3.2 innings of relief ... Tossed 1.0 scoreless innings with twostrikeouts versus Saint Mary's (5/13) ... Picked up a pair of saves atCalifornia (5/10 - 1.0 IP, 2 H, 1 SO; 5/9 - 0.1 IP) ... Earned a victory in hisfirst and only collegiate start at USC (5/4 - Game 2), allowing just three runsand eight hits in a career-high 7.2 innings ... Took the loss versus Arizona(4/27), allowing four runs (two earned) and seven hits with two strikeouts in4.1 innings ... Earned his fifth save of the season with a perfect 1.0 inningsversus Arizona (4/26) to secure Stanford's 10-9 comeback win ... Picked up hisfourth save at Sacramento State (4/22), retiring all four batters he faced (1.1IP) with a pair of strikeouts ... Also retired all four batters he faced withone strikeout in his previous outing versus Oregon State (4/19) ... Earned hisfirst career victory at Washington State (4/5), allowing just one run and onehit on a solo homer with four strikeouts in 4.2 innings ... Allowed five runsand five hits in 4.0 innings of relief versus Washington (3/30) ... Struck out acareer-high six batters but took the loss at Arizona State (3/22), allowing tworuns (one earned) and two hits in 3.2 innings ... Pitched 0.2 innings, giving upjust a walk and striking out one versus California (3/8) ... Picked up saves inback-to-back outings, tossing 3.0 scoreless one-hit innings with four strikeoutsversus USC (3/2) and holding Texas (2/22 - Game 2) scoreless with threestrikeouts over the final 1.2 innings ... Tossed 3.2 scoreless innings ofone-hit relief and struck out two versus Nevada (2/17) ... Earned a save in hiscollegiate debut, pitching 3.1 scoreless one-hit innings with three strikeoutsversus Santa Clara (1/26).


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#20 - Ryan McCally (R/R, 6-1, 195, Sr.)
2003 Season Notes: Has been one of the team's top pitchers in the 2003postseason with a 2-1 record and a 1.54 ERA in three starts and 25.1 inningspitched, allowing just five earned runs and striking out 15 ... Has a 7-3record, two saves, two complete games and a 4.44 ERA with 58 strikeouts in 99.1innings pitched and 24 appearances (14 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: Pitchedwell in the first game of the CWS Championship Series but took the loss,pitching a career-high 9.1 innings while scattering eight hits and four runs(three earned) ... Came up with his second postseason victory in a CWSelimination game versus South Carolina (6/17) by limiting the Gamecocks to onerun and six hits in 7.0 innings of work ... Also had an impressive postseasonperformance as the starter versus Illinois-Chicago (5/30) in the NCAA Regionalopener, tossing a complete game with a career-high 10 strikeouts and allowingjust two runs (one earned) and eight hits ... Earned the victory in Stanford'sPac-10 clinching 9-8 victory in 10 innings over UCLA (5/18), pitching 4.0scoreless innings while giving up just two hits and striking out six ... Pitched1.0 scoreless innings and allowed one hit versus Saint Mary's (5/13) ... Gaveup two runs and three hits in 1.0 innings of relief at California (5/11) ...Earned a victory at California (5/10), recording a pair of outs in the eighthinning before Stanford scored in the top of the ninth for a 9-8 victory ...Retired the only batter he faced on a strikeout in a 3-0 win at San Jose State(5/6) to earn his second save of the season ... Gave up five runs and six hitsin his versus Arizona (4/27) and didn't make another start the remainder ofthe regular season ... Had an impressive relief outing at Sacramento State(4/22), pitching 3.0 scoreless three-hit innings ... Took the loss againstOregon State (4/18), allowing five runs and seven hits in the first 1.2 inningsof an 8-7 Stanford loss ... Allowed four runs and nine hits in 4.1 innings in a12-5 win at Washington State (4/5) for no-decision ... Also picked upno-decisions in a 10-6 comeback victory over Washington (3/29), scattering aseason-high 11 hits and giving up four runs in the first 6.0 innings and in a9-8 11-inning victory at Arizona State (3/23) despite leaving the game with an8-3 lead in the bottom of the eighth after scattering nine hits and three runsover the first 7.0 plus innings ... Recorded a victory versus California (3/8),scattering three runs and seven hits with six strikeouts over the first 5.2innings of a 9-4 Stanford win ... Picked up a victory versus USC (3/1),scattering five runs (three earned) and eight hits with seven strikeouts overthe first 7.2 innings in a 10-6 Stanford win ... Received no-decision at Texas(2/22 - Game 2), allowing three runs and four hits over the first 4.1 innings ofa game Stanford eventually won, 8-7 ... Tossed his first career complete gamewith a career-high-tying 9.0 innings and earned his first career victory as astarter in a 7-2 win over Fresno State (2/16), taking a shutout into the ninthinning and retiring 17 straight batters at one point ... Earned a no-decisionversus Florida State (2/9) in a 12-inning, 10-8 loss, scattering three runs andfour hits over the first 4.1 innings ... Took the loss at Cal State Fullerton(2/2) in his first start of the season and second of his career, allowing eightruns (four earned) and seven hits with five strikeouts in 5.2 innings ... Madehis first appearance of the season in relief at Santa Clara on opening day(1/25), holding the Broncos scoreless on one hit over the final 3.0 innings toearn a save ... Cardinal Career: Spent the first three years of hiscareer primarily as a reliever, making 68 of his 69 appearances prior to thisseason out of the bullpen ... Has a 14-7 all-time record with a 3.83 ERA ...Stanford's active career leader in appearances (93) and saves (13), rankingtied for sixth on the school's all-time list in saves ... Third on Stanford'sactive career list in wins (14), starts (15), innings pitched (204.1) andstrikeouts (136) ... Has been tremendous during the postseason in his careerwith a 2-1 record and a 1.54 ERA in 42.0 innings, allowing just seven earnedruns and 30 hits ... Also is 1-1 with a 2.20 ERA in seven career CWS appearances(two starts) and 26.1 innings.


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#19 - David O'Hagan (B/R, 6-1, 195, Jr.)
2003 Season Notes: Leads the team with 27 appearances and all Stanfordrelievers with seven wins, while ranking tied for second with three saves ...Has been phenomenal in the postseason, pitching 8.1 innings without giving up anearned run ... On the season, has a 7-1 record and a 4.89 ERA with 43 strikeoutsin 49.2 innings ... 2003 Individual Game Highlights: PItched 2.0scoreless innings in his most recent appearance in the second CWS Championshipgame versus Rice (6/22) ... Had the most memorable performance of his career andearned a victory in the CWS Bracket One final 7-5 win in 10 innings over CalState Fullerton, holding the Titans scoreless over the final 4.1 innings, whilescattering three hits and striking out four ... Made his College World Seriesdebut by throwing 1.2 innings and recording the team's final five outs withoutgiving up an earned run (one unearned run and one hit) and striking out two in aCWS elimination game versus South Carolina (6/17) ... Made his postseason debutin the Regional championship game (5/30) by retiring the only batter he faced inthe seventh inning ... Touched for a pair of runs and two hits while recordingjust one out in his most recent outing versus UCLA (5/18) ... Earned his sixthvictory of the season with 2.2 hitless innings at California (5/11) ... Tossed1.0 scoreless innings at USC (5/4 - Game 2) ... Picked up a victory at USC (5/3)despite allowing one run and three hits in 1.2 innings ... Pitched twice versusArizona (4/27 - 1.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER; 4/26 - 1.1 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 1SO) ... Pitched a career-high 5.0 innings versus Oregon State (5/18), scatteringtwo runs and five hits with two strikeouts ... Tossed a hitless 1.1 inningsversus San Jose State (4/15) to earn a save ... Recorded a win at WashingtonState (4/7), scattering three hits and one run with four strikeouts over thefinal 3.0 innings ... Picked up his third win of the season versus Washington(3/29), scattering two runs (one earned) and two hits in 2.0 innings ... Usedtwice in each of Stanford's previous two series at Arizona State (3/22 - 3/24)and versus 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 4.94 ERA andthree saves in 36 appearances (all out of the bullpen), striking out 51 in 62.0innings.

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#16 - Billy Paganetti (R/R, 6-4, 225, So.)
2003 Season Notes: Has not pitched in the postseason ... Has an 0-1 recordand a 3.68 ERA with 12 strikeouts in 14.2 innings and eight appearances (all inrelief) ... 2003 Individual Game Highlights: Tossed 1.0 scoreless inningsin each of his last three outings (5/13 - Saint Mary's; 5/6 - at San JoseState; 4/29 - Santa Clara) ... Tossed 1.0 scoreless innings at San Jose State(5/6) ... Worked 2.0 innings versus San Jose State (4/15), allowing one run andtwo hits with one strikeout ... Suffered the first loss of his collegiate careerversus USF (4/1) despite striking out a career-high six batters, including fivein a row during one stretch, while allowing two runs (one earned) and two hits... Struck out the only batter he faced versus Washington (3/28) ... Made hiscollegiate pitching debut against Florida State (2/8), giving up one run but nohits and striking out three in 3.1 innings.

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#28 - Kodiak Quick (R/R, 6-1, 205, Fr.)
2003 Season Notes: Second on the team in appearances (26) and tied forsecond in saves (3) ... Has a 2-0 record and a 4.25 ERA with 34 strikeouts in36.0 innings pitched ... Has not allowed been charged with a run in 10 of hislast 11 appearances ... 2003 Individual Game Highlights: Walked the onlybatter he faced in the second game of the CWS Championship series versus Rice(6/22) ... Recorded one out in the 10th inning of first game of the CWSChampionship Series versus Rice (6/21) before making a throwing error thatallowed the game-winning run to score ... Made his postseason and College WorldSeries debut by pitching 1.0 scoreless innings versus South Carolina (6/13) inthe CWS opener ... Pitched 2.0 scoreless innings with a strikeout versus CalPoly (5/25), one day after pitching 1.0 scoreless innings against Cal Poly(5/24) ... Tossed 1.0 scoreless innings versus Saint Mary's (5/13) ...Recorded an out without giving up a run at California (5/11) ... Pitched acareer-high 3.2 scoreless innings, scattering two hits and striking out three toearn a win at California (5/9) ... Tossed 1.2 scoreless innings at San JoseState (5/6) ... Gave up three runs and three hits in 1.1 innings versus Arizona(4/26) ... Made the first start of his collegiate career at Sacramento State(4/22), pitching 3.0 scoreless innings and allowing just two hits with acareer-high-tying four strikeouts ... Allowed one run and one hit in 1.0 inningsduring a previous outing versus Sacramento State (4/11) ... Pitched 1.1scoreless 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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