No. 14 Stanford Needs Victory At Arizona State Sunday To Avoid Sweep

April 17, 2005

No. 14 Stanford Cardinal (20-13, 4-4 Pac-10)
Arizona State (24-15, 5-3 Pac-10)

Friday, April 15
at Arizona State 9, Stanford 2

Saturday, April 16
at Arizona State 6, Stanford 5

Sunday, April 17 (1:00 pm, MT/12:00 pm, PT)
RHP Matt Leva (1-1, 3.48) vs. RHP Pat Bresnehan (3-3, 4.22)

Audio Broadcast: KZSU 90.1 FM/ (Sean Bruich and Alex Gyr)

All-Time Series: Series tied, 80-80
2005 Results: Series - Arizona State 2-0 (at Arizona State, April 15-16) Arizona State 9-2, Arizona State 6-5
2004 Results: Series - Stanford 2-1 (at Stanford, May 28-30) Stanford 5-0, Stanford 10-3, Arizona State 15-5
Previous Meeting At Arizona State: Series - (March 22-24, 2003) Arizona State 7-6 (11 inn.), Stanford 9-8 (10 inn.), Stanford 4-2
Series Notes: Arizona State has snapped a four-series losing streak to Stanford by winning the first two games of the current series between the teams, 9-2 and 6-5 • Stanford had won two-of-three games in each of the previous four seasons against Arizona State since the last time the Sun Devils beat the Cardinal in a series by taking two-of-three contests in Tempe from March 31 - April 2, 2000 • Stanford needs a win in Sunday's series finale to avoid being swept in a Pac-10 series for the first time since the Sun Devils won three in a row on The Farm from April 11-13, a span of 64 straight series • Stanford holds the last two sweeps in the series with three straight wins over Arizona State in back-to-back series the last time the teams played in 1998 (May 1-3) and the first time they met in 1999 (May 5-7), both at Stanford

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