Putnam Named To Academic All-America All-District VIII First Team

May 12, 2004

Stanford, Calif. - Stanford junior outfielder Danny Putnam (Escondido, CA/Rancho Bernardo HS) has been named to the 2004 University Division CoSIDA Academic All-America All-District VIII Baseball First Team for the first time in his career. Putnam is a Sociology major with a 3.26 cumulative GPA.

Putnam leads Stanford in batting average (.393, #3 Pac-10), hits (75, #2 Pac-10) and multiple-hit games (25). He is also among Pac-10 leaders with 13 homers (#2 Pac-10), 53 runs scored (#4 Pac-10), 45 RBI (#8 Pac-10), a .670 slugging percentage (#2 Pac-10), 128 total bases (#2 Pac-10) and a .473 on base percentage (#10 Pac-10). Putnam has started all 46 games this season for the Cardinal in left field.

Stanford will travel to Arizona (25-20-1, 7-8 Pac-10) for a three-game Pac-10 series this Saturday-Monday, May 15-17 (7 pm, 7 pm, 1 pm, MST) to conclude its regular season road schedule. Stanford (11-4 Pac-10) currently holds a slim one-half game lead in the Pac-10 standings over Washington (12-6 Pac-10), who handed the Cardinal its first series loss of the season by taking two-of-three games in Seattle last Friday-Sunday.

The Cardinal will return home for four home games next week, hosting San Francisco in its final regular season non-conference game of the season on Tuesday, May 18 (6 pm, PDT) before welcoming USC for a three-game Pac-10 series Friday-Sunday, May 21-23 (6 pm, 1 pm, 1 pm, PDT). Stanford will host its annual Youth Baseball Day on Sunday versus the Trojans.

Tickets are available for all 2004 regular season Stanford Baseball home games online at gostanford.com or by calling 1-800-STANFORD.

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