Chris O'Riordan Highlights Stanford's Selections On Pac-10 All-Academic Baseball Team

June 19, 2001

Stanford, Calif. - Stanford junior infielder Chris O'Riordan has been named to the 2001 Pac-10 All-Academic First Team, announced by Pac-10 Commissioner Tom Hansen.O'Riordan has a cumulative 3.46 GPA in his Political Science major. On the field, he hit .359 in his junior campaign with career-high team-leading totals in home runs (12), RBI (68), stolen bases (16), hits (101) and runs scored (62). O'Riordan started all 68 of the team's games at second base.

Stanford also had three players - junior infielder Scott Dragicevich, sophomore catcher Ryan Garko and junior pitcher Mike Gosling - earn second team Pac-10 All-Academic team honors.

Dragicevich has a cumulative 3.34 GPA in mathematics. He also started all 68 of the team's games in 2001, all at shortstop, hitting .320 with five homers, 34 RBI and six stolen bases.

Garko has compiled a 3.26 GPA as an undeclared major. A late season surge earned him the team's highest batting average at .368. He also added seven homers and 43 RBI.

Gosling has a current 3.39 GPA in human biology. He finished the season with a 7-3 record and a 3.94 ERA. Gosling was taken by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the second round of the 2001 MLB First-Year Player Draft.

Sophomore outfielder/designated hitter Jason Cooper and junior pitcher J.D. Willcox were also selected honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic team members.

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