Adam Sorgi Named Pac-10 Player Of The Week
May 1, 2007
Walnut Creek, Calif. - Stanford junior second baseman Adam Sorgi earned Pac-10 Player of the Week honors for the first time in his career for his play during the week of April 24-30. Sorgi hit .550 (11-20) with a double, triple and seven RBI to go along with four runs scored. Sorgi also had a .700 slugging percentage and a .625 on-base mark during five games over the period. In addition, he fielded all 30 of his defensive chances successfully for a 1.000 fielding percentage.
Sorgi had multiple-hit games in four of Stanford's five contests and hit safely in all five. He opened the week by going 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI versus San Jose State (April 24) before going 1-for-3 with a double the next day against Fresno State (April 25). Sorgi then opened a three-game Pac-10 series against Oregon State (April 27) with a 3-for-4 contest, before following that performance up by going 2-for-5 with a triple and a season-high-tying three RBI in the middle game of the series (April 28) and 3-for-4 with two RBI in the series finale (April 29).
Sorgi is hitting .390 (39-100) with six doubles, a triple, 19 RBI and 18 runs scored following his 1-for-3 performance against Santa Clara in his most recent game on May 1 that extended his hit streak to eight.Sorgi becomes the second Stanford player to win the honor this season following the selection of Sean Ratliff on March 6 and the 61st in the history of Stanford Baseball.
Stanford will travel to Washington State (21-20, 4-11 Pac-10) for a three-game Pac-10 series this Saturday-Monday, May 5-7 (5:30 pm, 2 pm, 12 pm, PT) with Fox Sports Net televising the Saturday contest live. The Cardinal next returns to Sunken Diamond for a three-game conference set against Washington (Friday-Sunday, May 11-13, 6 pm, 1 pm, 1 pm, PT). CSTV will televise the opener of the Washington series live.
Tickets for the Washington series and all remaining regular season Stanford Baseball home contests are available online at gostanford.com or by calling 1-800-STANFORD. On game days, tickets may be purchased at the Sunken Diamond Ticket Office window beginning one hour before first pitch. For group ticket information (groups of 10 or more), call 650-725-2876.