Jed Lowrie Named First Team All-American By <i>Sports Weekly</i>

May 28, 2004

Stanford, Calif. - Stanford sophomore second baseman Jed Lowrie (Salem, OR/North Salem HS) has been named a 2004 First Team All-American by Baseball Weekly. The All-American honor is the first in Lowrie's career.

Lowrie leads the Cardinal and the Pac-10 in batting average (.408, #18 NCAA), home runs (16, #30T NCAA), RBI (65, #29 NCAA) total bases (160) and slugging percentage (.758, #9 NCAA). He is also the team's leader in runs scored (65, #2 Pac-10, #20 NCAA), doubles (18, #3 Pac-10), triples (4, co-team leader), extra-base hits (38), bases on balls (42, #2 Pac-10), on-base percentage (.506, #2 Pac-10) and multiple-RBI games (19). He also ranks second on the club in hits (86, #3 Pac-10) and has stolen six bases. Defensively, he has made just eight errors in 249 chances for a .968 fielding percentage while starting all 54 games at either second base (46) or shortstop (8).

Stanford wrapped up at least a co-Pac-10 title with a 5-0 victory over Arizona State on Friday will conclude its regular season and current three-game series versus the Sun Devils with single contests on Saturday and Sunday with starts scheduled both days at 1 pm, PDT. Stanford can wrap-up its second outright conference title and the Pac-10's automatic berth to the 2004 NCAA Division I Baseball Championships with one more victory.

The 16 regional sites for the 2004 NCAA Division I Baseball Championships will be announced live on ESPN on Sunday, May 30 (12:10 pm, PDT). The entire field for the 64-team event will be announced live on ESPN2 on Monday, May 31 (9:00 am, PDT). The Regionals will take place Friday-Sunday, June 4-6. Eight NCAA Super Regional sites will be announced live on ESPN during a SportsCenter broadcast on Sunday, June 6 (8 pm, PDT). The Super Regionals will be conducted from Friday-Monday, June 11-14. The games times for the 2004 College World Series will be announced on Monday, June 14 (5 pm, PDT). The College World Series takes place from Friday-Sunday, June 18-28, in Omaha, Nebraska.

Stanford has qualified for the NCAA Division I Baseball Championships on 24 occasions and made 15 trips to the College World Series, including a current school record string of five straight CWS appearances.

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