John Hudgins Named To Academic All-District VIII Team
May 8, 2003
Stanford, Calif. - Stanford junior right-handed pitcher John Hudgins (Mission Viejo, CA/Mission Viejo HS) has been named to the 2003 Verizon Academic All-District VIII Baseball Team for the first time in his career. Hudgins is an Economics major with a 3.29 cumulative GPA.
Hudgins has posted a 7-3 record and a team-low 3.29 ERA (#3 Pac-10), while leading both Stanford and the Pac-10 in five categories with 96 strikeouts, 104.0 innings pitched, 14 starts (co-Pac-10 leader), four complete games and 32 strikeouts looking. He is also second in the Pac-10 behind teammate Mark Romanczuk with an opponents' batting average of .238. He has lasted at least 6.0 innings in 13 of his 14 starts and has gone 7.0 or more on nine occasions.
Stanford (32-14, 13-5 Pac-10) currently leads the Pac-10 standings by one and a half games over Arizona State (44-9, 10-5 Pac-10) and two games over Arizona (33-17, 11-7 Pac-10). The Cardinal concludes a season-long seven-game road trip with a three-game conference series at California (27-24, 10-11 Pac-10) this Friday-Sunday, May 9-11 (2:30 pm, 1 pm, 1 pm). Stanford has won a season-best 11 straight road games.