No. 21 Stanford Takes Deciding Game Of UCLA Series, 11-1
May 15, 2005
Stanford, Calif. - No. 21 Stanford (29-19, 10-8 Pac-10) cruised to an 11-1 victory over UCLA (13-35, 2-16) in the deciding game of a three-game Pac-10 series at Sunken Diamond on Sunday. Jed Lowrie (3-5, 2B, 3 RBI, SB) led the Cardinal offense with three hits and three RBI, while Ryan Seawell hit his first collegiate homer as a pinch-hitter in the bottom of the eighth. Stanford starter Matt Leva (4-2) earned the victory, giving up just one run on two hits and a pair of walks with five strikeouts over a season-high-tying 6.1 innings.
Stanford continues its current seven-game homestand that will conclude the team's 2005 regular season home schedule with a non-conference contest versus Saint Mary's on Tuesday, May 17 (6 pm, PT). Second-place Arizona comes to The Farm for an important three-game set next Friday-Sunday, May 20-22 (6 pm, 1 pm, 1 pm, PT) to end the regular season at Sunken Diamond with Friday's series-opener being telecast live by College Sports Television.
Stanford will host promotional events on each day of the Arizona series, starting with the popular Town & Country Fireworks Show after the opener on Friday, May 20. The annual Team Appreciation BBQ will take place after Saturday's contest with Fan Appreciation/Senior Day slated for Sunday.
A full recap will follow.