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Stanford-Texas Baseball Game Notes (June 3, 2006)
Courtesy: Stanford Athletics  
Release: 06/03/2006

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• Stanford has advanced to an NCAA Regional title game for the eighth consecutive season in their 13th straight postseason appearance

• Stanford broke the tie in its all-time postseason series record with Texas, taking a 6-5 lead in the 11 postseason contests the clubs have played

• Stanford defeated Texas for the third time in four meetings this season and now holds a 20-17-1 advantage in the all-time series between the teams

• Stanford snapped a four-game road losing streak to Texas, picking up its first victory over the Longhorns in Austin since sweeping Texas in a doubleheader on February 22, 2003

• Stanford improved to 119-58 in NCAA postseason play and 67-25 in regional action

• Stanford improved to 36-19 all-time in June

• Stanford recorded double-digit hits for the 10th time in its last 12 games and improved its batting average to a season-high .284

• Stanford played errorless baseball to extend its season-best string of errorless games to five in a row

• Stanford came from behind to win for the 21st time in 32 victories

John Hester hit his first career grandslam and tied a career-high with four RBI

Nolan Gallagher recorded his second career postseason victory

Jason Castro tied a career-high with his third three-hit game and hit his first career triple

Ryan Seawell's career-high hit streak ended at seven games when he was 0-for-4

Ryan Seawell was hit by a pitch for his team-leading 16th time and is now tied for fifth on the school's all-time single season list in the category

Chris Minaker started his 154th consecutive game at shortstop and has played every inning at the position in the last two seasons

Chris Lewis started his 116th straight contest

• Head coach Mark Marquess picked up his 1256th career victory (all at Stanford) to move into sole possession for 12th-place on the all-time win list for NCAA Division I coaches as he moved past Jack Stallings, who won 1255 games in 39 seasons at Georgia Southern

• The ESPNU broadcast was the fifth time this season the Cardinal has played on live television and the third time before a national audience

• Former Stanford pitcher Kyle Peterson (1995-97) is working as a color analyst for the ESPNU broadcasts ... Peterson still ranks among Stanford's career leaders in strikeouts (363, 1st-T), wins (35, 2nd-T) and innings pitched (398.1, 3rd)

• Today's attendance of 5420 marked the fourth straight NCAA Austin Regional game to tally over 4000 spectators



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