Stanford And No. 8 Arizona To Play Final Regular Season Game At Sunken Diamond Sunday

May 22, 2005


Stanford Cardinal (31-20,11-9 Pac-10)
vs.
No. 8 Arizona (35-17, 15-5 Pac-10)

Friday, May 20
Recap - Arizona 9, at Stanford 4

Saturday, May 21
Recap - at Stanford 5, Arizona 4

Sunday, May 22
RHP Matt Leva (4-2, 4.30) vs. RHP Sean Rierson (3-2, 5.70)

SUNDAY'S LIVE GAME COVERAGE
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STANFORD-ARIZONA SERIES HISTORY
All-Time Series: Stanford 93-55
2005 Results: Series - Tied 1-1 (at Stanford, May 20-21) Arizona 9-4, Stanford 5-4
2004 Results: Series - Arizona 2-1 (at Arizona, May 15-17) Stanford 11-9, Arizona 19-8, Arizona 11-2
Last Meeting At Stanford: Series - Arizona 2-1 (April 25-27, 2003) Arizona 4-3, Stanford 10-9, Arizona 11-6
Series Notes: Stanford has had difficulties with Arizona in the last three seasons with the Wildcats winning five of the last eight games between the clubs, and had won three in a row before pulling off a dramatic 5-4 victory Saturday after the Wildcats had cruised to a 9-4 victory in the series-opener • The Wildcats won two-of-three in both the last meeting at Arizona and on The Farm prior to this season • Last year, Stanford opened the series with an 11-9 comeback win after allowing five runs in the bottom of the first but dropped the final two games • The middle contest was one for the ages with Arizona scoring four times in the bottom of the ninth for a 19-18 victory after Stanford had taken the lead with a six-run top of the ninth that included a grandslam by Jed Lowrie, who finished the game 6-for-6 • The last time the teams met at Sunken Diamond, Brian Anderson's solo homer lifted Arizona to a 4-3 win in the opener • In the middle game, Stanford scored eight runs in the bottom of the eighth for a 10-9 comeback victory but Arizona took the series with an 11-6 win in the rubber game to end a Stanford run of 15 consecutive home series victories • Stanford last won a series against the Wildcats in 2002, taking two-of-three including a 5-4 win in 18 innings in the opener • Stanford had won 13 straight series over Arizona with six of the series victories sweeps prior to 2003 • Arizona's last sweep of the Cardinal came in Tucson from February 26 - March 1, 1993

• Complete Stanford Baseball Release For Stanford-Arizona Series

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