Arizona Takes Rubber Game Of Series Over Stanford, 12-3
April 23, 2006
Tucson, Ariz. - Arizona (17-20, 5-7 Pac-10) took the rubber game of a three-game series against Stanford (17-17, 3-9 Pac-10) with an 11-3 victory over the Cardinal at Kindall Field on Sunday. Colt Sedbrook (3-4, 3B, SB, 3 RBI), Konrad Schmidt (3-5, 2B, RBI) and Bill Rhinehart (3-5, 2B, HR, RBI) had three hits each for the Wildcats, while Brad Boyer (2-4, 2 RBI) and Jason Donald (2-5, RBI) added two each. Boyer and Rhinehart also scored three runs apiece.
David Coulon (2-4) earned the victory, allowing just three runs on five hits and three walks while striking out four. Ryan Perry tossed 3.0 scoreless innings to earn his first collegiate save, striking out two and not walking a batter.
Chris Minaker (2-4, RBI) was the only Stanford player with more than one hit.
Cardinal starter Matt Manship (1-5) took the loss, allowing five runs (four earned) on seven hits and two walks with three strikeouts over the first 5.1 innings.
Stanford dropped its fifth straight series, marking the most since the Cardinal lost seven straight by losing their final six series of 1993 and their first in 1994.
The Cardinal made a season-high four errors.
Stanford hosts Santa Clara in a non-conference game at Sunken Diamond on Tuesday, April 25 (6 pm, PT) before returning to Pac-10 action with a three-game home set versus Arizona State next Friday-Sunday, April 28-30 (6 pm, 1 pm, 1 pm, PT). Friday's series opener against the Sun Devils is scheduled to be televised live on College Sports Television.
A full recap will follow.