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20070320 Baseball Hosts Morehead State
Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
Release: 03/20/2007
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<P><FONT size=2><B>Up Next<BR></B>Arizona returns home for five games over the next week ... The Cats will take on Morehead State in a pair of games on Tuesday and Wednesday before welcoming in Northern Colorado for three games over the weekend.<BR></FONT><B><FONT size=2>Tues., March 20 </FONT></B><FONT size=2>- Morehead State - 7 p.m.<BR><B>Wed., March 21 </B>- Morehead State - 4 p.m.<BR><B>Fri., March 23 - </B>Northern Colorado - 7 p.m.<BR><B>Sat., March 24 </B>- Northern Colorado - 6 p.m.<BR><B>Sun., March 25 - </B>Northern Colorado - 12 p.m.</FONT></P> <TABLE height=143 cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 width=716 border=0> <P> <TBODY> <TR style="HEIGHT: 17px"> <TD style="WIDTH: 150px; HEIGHT: 17px" colSpan=2><STRONG><FONT size=2>Potential Starting Lineup</FONT></STRONG></TD> <TD style="WIDTH: 44px"><STRONG><FONT size=2></STRONG></FONT></TD> <TD style="WIDTH: 56px"><STRONG><FONT size=2></STRONG></FONT></TD> <TD style="WIDTH: 338px"><STRONG><FONT size=2></STRONG></FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 17px"> <TD style="HEIGHT: 17px"><STRONG><FONT size=2></STRONG></FONT></TD> <TD><STRONG><FONT size=2>Name</FONT></STRONG></TD> <TD><STRONG><FONT size=2>B/T</FONT></STRONG></TD> <TD><STRONG><FONT size=2>Pos</FONT></STRONG></TD> <TD><STRONG><FONT size=2>Notes</FONT></STRONG></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 17px"> <TD style="HEIGHT: 17px"><FONT size=2>1</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743902"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743902">Diallo Fon</A></A></FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>L/L</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>CF</FONT></TD> <TD x:str="Scored a season-high four runs at Hawaii-Hilo "><FONT size=2>Scored a season-high four runs at Hawaii-Hilo </FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 17px"> <TD style="HEIGHT: 17px"><FONT size=2>2</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222542"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222542">Colt Sedbrook</A></A></FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>R/R</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>3B</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>Batting .282 with six RBI and 10 runs scored in 11 games</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 17px"> <TD style="HEIGHT: 17px"><FONT size=2>3</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917">C.J. Ziegler</A></A></FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>R/R</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>DH</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>Team leader with seven HRs</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 17px"> <TD style="HEIGHT: 17px"><FONT size=2>4</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38718"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38718">Bill Rhinehart</A></A></FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>L/L</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>LF</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>Team leader with .378 avg. Has 21 runs and 22 RBI</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 17px"> <TD style="HEIGHT: 17px"><FONT size=2>5</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519">Brad Glenn</A></A></FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>R/R</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>1B</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>Team leader with 27 RBI</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 17px"> <TD style="HEIGHT: 17px"><FONT size=2>6</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222518"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222518">Jon Gaston</A></A></FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>L/R</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>RF</FONT></TD> <TD x:str="Pac-10 leader with four triples "><FONT size=2>Pac-10 leader with four triples </FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 17px"> <TD style="HEIGHT: 17px"><FONT size=2>7</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743892"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743892">Robert Abel</A></A></FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>R/R</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>SS</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>Pac-10 leader with 11 SB. Is 11 for 11 in SB this year</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 17px"> <TD style="HEIGHT: 17px"><FONT size=2>8</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743901"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743901">Dwight Childs</A></A></FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>R/R</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>C</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>Hitting .289 with four 2Bs and eight runs scored</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 17px"> <TD style="HEIGHT: 17px"><FONT size=2>9</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743916"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743916">Mike Weldon</A></A></FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>R/R</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>2B</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>Made first career start last week at Hawaii-Hilo</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 17px"> <TD style="HEIGHT: 17px" colSpan=2><STRONG><FONT size=2>Pitching</FONT></STRONG></TD> <TD><STRONG><FONT size=2></STRONG></FONT></TD> <TD><STRONG><FONT size=2></STRONG></FONT></TD> <TD><STRONG><FONT size=2></STRONG></FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 17px"> <TD style="HEIGHT: 17px"><FONT size=2>Tue</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>RHP <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222528"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222528">Ryan Perry</A></A></FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2></FONT></TD> <TD colSpan=2><FONT size=2>Second start after missing first six weeks of the year</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 17px"> <TD style="HEIGHT: 17px"><FONT size=2>Wed</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>RHP <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743911"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743911">Jason Stoffel</A></A></FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2></FONT></TD> <TD colSpan=2><FONT size=2>First career start</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 17px"> <TD style="HEIGHT: 17px"><FONT size=2>CP</FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2>LHP <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222540"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222540">Daniel Schlereth</A></A></FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2></FONT></TD> <TD colSpan=2><FONT size=2>1-0 with six saves in nine relief appearances this year</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 17px"> <TD style="HEIGHT: 17px"><FONT size=2></FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2></FONT></TD> <TD><FONT size=2></FONT></TD> <TD colSpan=2><FONT size=2>Is 9 for 9 in save chances dating back to last year.</FONT></TD></TR> <P></P> <P></P></P></TABLE><BR><FONT size=2> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>On the Air<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Tuesday&rsquo;s game against <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Morehead</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType> will be broadcast live on the radio in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Tucson</st1:City></st1:place> on 1290 AM. Internet fans that have subscribed to UA&rsquo;s All Access pass at ArizonaAthletics.com can follow the action online. Brian Jeffries, the Voice of the Wildcats, will call all of Tuesday&rsquo;s action ... Free Live stats, powered by Tucson Electric Power, will also be provided at ArizonaAthletics.com<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>Last Week<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">The Wildcats took off for a Spring Break trip in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on">Hawaii</st1:State></st1:place>. The Cats took two of three from Hawaii on Oahu and then defeated Hawaii-Hilo 19-3 before getting rained out against the Vulcans in their final scheduled game for the week ... As a team, UA batted .233 (31 for 133) in the four games in Hawaii and finished with six doubles, three triples and one home run ... Junior <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917">C.J. Ziegler</A></A> led all players individually, batting .353 (6 for 17) with two doubles, his team-leading seventh home run of the year, three RBI and three runs scored ... On the mound, the Arizona pitching staff dominated with a 2.31 ERA in 35 innings of work ..The Wildcat hurlers finished the week with 42 punchouts and 16 walks.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>Closing in on 1,000<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Arizona</SPAN></st1:State></st1:place><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">&rsquo;s 10 home wins this season has pushed the Cats&rsquo; record to 996-445-4 all-time at Jerry Kindall Field at Frank Sancet Stadium. UA needs just four more victories at the facility to make it an even 1,000 since putting down roots at the site in 1967. The earliest that <st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State> could reach the milestone home win would be March 24 vs. <st1:place w:st="on">Northern Colorado</st1:place>.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>A Quick Look at <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Morehead</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType></st1:place><o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">The Eagles head to Tucson with a 4-13 overall record ... MSU most recently dropped two of three from Youngstown State last weekend ... Offensively, MSU is batting .288 as a team and averaging 6.6 runs, 9.1 hits and 6.0 RBI per game ... Junior infielder Nick Nail leads the way individually with a .385 batting average and 11 runs scored ...On the mound, the Eagles have a 8.87 ERA in 142 innings pitched ... MSU has 96 strikeouts in 17 games and 97 walks ... Right-hander Tyler Bess has been the most consistent arm for the Eagles, posting a 3.51 ERA in eight appearances ... Head coach John Jarnagin is in his 12th season at Morehead and has posted a 251-364-2 record.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><STRONG><st1:State w:st="on"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Arizona</SPAN></st1:State><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"> vs. <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Morehead</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType></st1:place> - The History<o:p></o:p></SPAN></STRONG></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">The Wildcats and Eagles will be meeting for the first time on the diamond. Arizona is the first school from the Pac-10 that Morehead State will have met in baseball ... Arizona has faced two Ohio Valley Conference schools in the past (Eastern Illinois and Eastern Kentucky) and is 1-1 against them. Both meetings against the OVC schools came in the postseason.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>A Flash of the Leather<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">After a rough stretch defensively the Wildcats have come around with their gloves. Over the course of the last five games, <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> has been error-free on defense, handling 195 total chances and turning a pair of double plays. <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>Hard Working Guys<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Four different Wildcats have started all 22 games this season - Sr. <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38718"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38718">Bill Rhinehart</A></A>, So. <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519">Brad Glenn</A></A>, Jr. <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917">C.J. Ziegler</A></A> and Fr. <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743892"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743892">Robert Abel</A></A>. Last year <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222542"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222542">Colt Sedbrook</A></A> was the only UA player to have made 22 straight starts to open the year, and was the only UA player to start all 55 games.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>Offensive Numbers<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Heading into play this week, the Wildcats are batting .306 as a team and averaging 7.1 runs, 10.5 hits, 2.2 doubles and 6.2 RBI per game.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>The Cats in the Pac<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Despite playing only one game last week, <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State></st1:place> remains among the conference leaders in a number of offensive categories. UA is first in triples (15) and HBP (36), second in batting average (.306), slugging (.485), home runs (19) and total bases (365) and third in runs scored (157), RBI (137), doubles (48) and stolen bases (31) ... Individually, <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38718"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38718">Bill Rhinehart</A></A> is seventh among conference players in batting average (.378) ... <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917">C.J. Ziegler</A></A> dots the Pac-10 top 10 in slugging (3rd, .711), runs scored (7th, 25), RBI (6th, 25), doubles (3rd, 9), home runs (t1st, 7) and total bases (t5th, 59).... <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519">Brad Glenn</A></A> is fifth in the Pac in RBI with 27 for the year and freshman <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743892"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743892">Robert Abel</A></A> is the top thief in the conference with 11 stolen bases.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>Offense Gets Back on Track<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">The Cats&rsquo; experienced a four-game stretch where their offense disappeared. In the final game against Eastern Michigan and the entire three-game set at Hawaii, Arizona managed to hit just .203 as a team, while averaging only 2.5 runs, 6.5 hits and 1.5 RBI per game. UA&rsquo;s trip to Hawaii-Hilo righted things for the Cats&rsquo; bats as they went 16 for 41 (.390) with four doubles, three triples and home run in the 19-3 win over the Vulcans on March 13.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>A Year Later<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Despite the recent offensive slump, the Wildcats are still way ahead of where they were offensively a year ago. Through 22 games in 2006, <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> was 11-11 and had a team average of .272. A look at the numbers this season vs last year:<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG> <TABLE height=153 cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 width=487 border=0 x:str> <COLGROUP> <COL style="WIDTH: 80pt; mso-width-source: userset; mso-width-alt: 4522" width=106> <COL style="WIDTH: 85pt; mso-width-source: userset; mso-width-alt: 4821" width=113> <COL style="WIDTH: 77pt; mso-width-source: userset; mso-width-alt: 4352" width=102> <COL style="WIDTH: 42pt" width=56> <P></P> <P></P> <P></P> <P> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl22 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; WIDTH: 80pt; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" width=106 height=17><FONT size=2><STRONG>Stat</STRONG></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl22 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; WIDTH: 85pt; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" width=113><FONT size=2><STRONG>2006 (11-11)</STRONG></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl22 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; WIDTH: 77pt; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" width=102><FONT size=2><STRONG>2007 (16-6)</STRONG></FONT></TD> <TD class=xl22 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; WIDTH: 42pt; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" width=56><STRONG><FONT size=2>Difference</FONT></STRONG></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17><FONT size=2>Average</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num="0.27200000000000002"><FONT size=2>.272</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num="0.30599999999999999"><FONT size=2>.306</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num="3.4000000000000002E-2"><FONT size=2>+.034</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17><FONT size=2>Players over .300</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>3</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>6</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>+3</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17><FONT size=2>Runs</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>133</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>157</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>+24</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17><FONT size=2>Hits</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>198</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>230</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>+32</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17><FONT size=2>2Bs</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>39</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>48</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>+9</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17><FONT size=2>3Bs</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>17</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>15</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>-2</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17><FONT size=2>HRs</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>8</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>19</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>+11</FONT></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; HEIGHT: 12.75pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" height=17><FONT size=2>RBI</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>124</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>137</FONT></TD> <TD class=xl23 style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" x:num><FONT size=2>+13</FONT></TD></TR></TABLE></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>Touch ?Em All<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">The Wildcats have hit 19 home runs in 22 games thus far. The middle part of the batting order - <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38718"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38718">Bill Rhinehart</A></A> (4 HR), <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917">C.J. Ziegler</A></A> (7) and <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519">Brad Glenn</A></A> (5) - have accounted for 16 of the 19 bombs, while <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222518"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222518">Jon Gaston</A></A> (2) and <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222543"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222543">T.J. Steele</A></A> (1) have added the other three. Last year it took UA 38 games to hit 19 home runs.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>Three-Four-Five<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">The middle of <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State></st1:place>&rsquo;s batting order has proven to be a difficult challenge for the opposition. <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38718"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38718">Bill Rhinehart</A></A>, <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917">C.J. Ziegler</A></A> and <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519">Brad Glenn</A></A> have teamed up to for a .355 batting average (91 for 256), 19 doubles, two triples, 16 home runs and 74 RBI this year. The power-hitting middle of the order has also shown a pretty good eye at the plate amassing 28 walks and 14 HBP against 41 strikeouts.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>Needing That Triple<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">DH <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917">C.J. Ziegler</A></A> has three times this year fallen a triple shy of hitting for the cycle. The junior went single, double and home run twice against <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">New Mexico</st1:place></st1:State> back in February and most recently hit a single, two doubles and a home run in a game against Hawaii-Hilo last week. Despite missing out on the 12th cycle in school history, Ziegler&rsquo;s power credentials are still impressive. With nine doubles and seven home runs, both team-highs, over half of his hits this year are for two or more bases (16 of 29, 55%).<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>Two-Out Guy<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519">Brad Glenn</A></A> has racked up a team-best 27 RBI in 22 games this season. More impressive however is that 18 of the 27 runs driven in have come with two outs in an inning. For the year, Glenn is batting .385 with two outs, 48 points better than his overall average. <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>Abel To Steal a Bag<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Freshman shortstop <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743892"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743892">Robert Abel</A></A> is 11 for 11 in stolen base tries this season to pace an <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State></st1:place> club that is 31 for 39 on the year. <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222543"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222543">T.J. Steele</A></A> (5 for 5) and <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519">Brad Glenn</A></A> (3 for 3) are perfect for the year, while <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38718"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38718">Bill Rhinehart</A></A> (5 for 6) and <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222518"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222518">Jon Gaston</A></A> (2 for 3) have each been caught only once. <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>Back-To-Back Back-To-Back<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917">C.J. Ziegler</A></A> and <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519">Brad Glenn</A></A> hit back-to-back home runs in back-to-back games. Ziegler led off the ninth inning against <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Arizona</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType></st1:place> on Feb. 27 with a solo homer and was followed around the bases by Glenn in the next at bat. The duo repeated the feat three days later in the third inning against <st1:place w:st="on">Eastern Michigan</st1:place>.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>Multi-Ball<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">A year removed from having just one player hit multiple home runs in a contest (<A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222529"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222529">David Plante</A></A>, at USC), three different Wildcats have gone yard at least twice in a game this season. <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38718"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38718">Bill Rhinehart</A></A> (2) and <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519">Brad Glenn</A></A> (3) each hit multiple homers against <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Utah</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Valley</st1:PlaceType> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType> on Feb. 7, and <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917">C.J. Ziegler</A></A> joined them on March 2 against <st1:place w:st="on">Eastern Michigan</st1:place> with a pair of solo shots. It was the first multi-homer game for each player in their respective UA career ... The team record for multi-homer games in a single season is nine by the 1993 Wildcat squad ... The individual career record is 10 by Shelley Duncan (199-2001).<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>One Yard from History<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519">Brad Glenn</A></A> was already having a good day - 3 for 3, three home runs - when he strode to plate in the eighth inning against <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Utah</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Valley</st1:PlaceType> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType></st1:place> on Feb. 7. Little did he know that he was about to come 36 inches shy of doing something nobody in over 100 years of Arizona baseball had done. The sophomore outfielder lined a 1-2 offering towards the gap in left-center and the ball smacked the outfield fence just three feet short of going over for what would have been his record-breaking fourth bomb of the game. Despite coming up a yard short of the record, Glenn tied four other former Wildcats for the most HRs in a single game in school history<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>Three-Homer Games at <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State><o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">April 7, 1972 - Dennis Haines at UTEP - 5-for-5, 4 R, 2B, 3 HRs, 3 RBI<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">March 20, 1974 - Ron Hassey vs. <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Weber</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType></st1:place> - 4-for-4, 4 R, 2B, 3 HR, 7 RBI<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">April 8, 2000 - Erik Torres at Washington - 3-for-4, 4 R, 3 HR, 3 RBI<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Feb. 23, 2001 - Shelley Duncan vs. <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Utah</st1:place></st1:State> - 4-for-4, 4 R, 3 HR, 4 RBI<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Feb. 7, 2007 - <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519">Brad Glenn</A></A> vs. <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Utah</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Valley</st1:PlaceType> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType></st1:place> - 4-for-4, 3 R, 2B, 3 HR, HBP, 5 RBI<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Only Hassey and Duncan hit their HRs in consecutive ABs<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>Extra, Extra<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">In 22 games this season Arizona has posted at least one extra base hit in 21 of them ... UA has hit at least one double in 20 of 22 contests this season, including a season-high eight in the season-opener against Gonzaga ... The Wildcats hit eight doubles, three triples and a home run against Gonzaga on Feb. 2. The 12 extra base hits in that contest were the most put up by a UA squad in school history, eclipsing the previous high-water mark of 11 set by the 1985 and 2001 teams ... Junior DH <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917">C.J. Ziegler</A></A> tied the UA single-game school record for doubles in his first career start on Feb. 2, swatting three two-baggers. He finished the contest 4 for 5 with three RBI and four runs scored.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>Wearing It<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Although they are behind last year&rsquo;s record-setting pace, the Cats have been hit by 36 pitches in 22 games thus far. The opposition has hit <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> batters six times in a contest this season and the Cats have been dosed at least once in 15 of 22 games thus far. Led by a single-season record 26 HBP by <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222542"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222542">Colt Sedbrook</A></A>, <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> shattered the school record for getting hit last season with 96. The 2006 club had been hit by 42 pitches 22 games into the season.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>Glenn Named Pac-10 Player of the Week<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Sophomore <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519">Brad Glenn</A></A> was named the Feb. 13 Pac-10 Player of the Week by the conference office. In UA&rsquo;s five games vs. Utah Valley State and New Mexico, the UA outfielder went 9-for-17 (.529) with a double, three home runs (all in one game), eight RBI and four runs scored. He finished the week with a 1.118 slugging percentage and also drew two walks and was hit by four pitches to help lead to a .652 on base percentage.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>Pitching Numbers<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">The Arizona pitching staff is 16-6 this season with seven saves in 195 innings pitched ... Opponents are batting just .260 against them with a lowly .353 slugging percentage ... The Arizona arms have recorded 203 Ks this year against just 80 walks.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>The Cats in the Pac<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">On the mound, Arizona leads the Pac-10 in strikeouts (203) and the fewest home runs allowed (8), is second in team ERA (3.83) and opposing batting average (.260) and places third in wins (16) and fewest earned runs allowed (83) ... Individually, right-hander <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222520"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222520">Preston Guilmet</A></A> is fourth in ERA (2.05), eighth in opp. batting average (.223), fourth in innings pitched (44.0), tied for third in strikeouts (41) and tied for sixth in wins (4) ... Closer <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222540"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222540">Daniel Schlereth</A></A> is tied for second with six saves and left-hander <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38681"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38681">Brad Mills</A></A> is sixth in strikeouts (38) and sixth in wins (4). <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>Back With the Pitchers<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">After one year away, <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State></st1:place> head coach <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38674"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38674">Andy Lopez</A></A> is once again serving as the pitching coach for the Wildcats. During his 25 years as a head coach on the collegiate level, Lopez has served as the pitching coach for all four of his College World Series teams, including UA&rsquo;s 2004 squad.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>Perry Returns<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Although he&rsquo;ll be limited by pitch counts early on, right-hander <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222528"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222528">Ryan Perry</A></A> has returned to the <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State></st1:place> pitching staff. The sophomore made his first start of the year last week against Hawaii-Hilo and he is the scheduled starter for Tuesday&rsquo;s game against <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Morehead</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType></st1:place>. Perry missed the first six weeks of the season with a broken left elbow.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>Stoffel Earns a Start<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Frosh <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743911"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743911">Jason Stoffel</A></A> is slated to start his first career game for the Wildcats on Wednesday against <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Morehead</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType></st1:place>. The right-hander has appeared in seven contests this season and is 1-0 with a 3.60 ERA in 10 innings of work.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>Friday Starter <st1:place w:st="on">Preston</st1:place> Guilmet<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Sophomore <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222520"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222520">Preston Guilmet</A></A> has been the mainstay in the <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State></st1:place> rotation, starting all six Friday contests. The right-hander is 4-0 for the year with a 2.05 ERA in 44 innings of work. He has punched out 41 hitters on strikes this season and has issued only nine walks. Guilmet has gone six or more innings in all six starts this year, while limiting the opposition to a .223 batting average. Most recently, Guilmet struck out a career-high 12 batters and held <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Hawaii</st1:place></st1:State> scoreless over eight solid innings to pick up his team-high fourth win of the year on March 9.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>Guilmet&rsquo;s Starts<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">2/2 vs. Gonzaga - W<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 2"> </SPAN>8 1/3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 4 K<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">2/9 vs. <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">New Mexico</st1:place></st1:State> - ND<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 2"> </SPAN>6 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 4 K<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">2/16 at Cal State Fullerton - W<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>7 2/3 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 9 K<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">2/23 at UNLV - ND<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 2"> </SPAN>6 2/3 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 1 BB, 7 K<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">3/2 vs. Eastern Michigan - W<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>7 1/3 IP, 12 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 5 K<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">3/9 at <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Hawaii</st1:place></st1:State> - W<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 3"> </SPAN>8 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 4 BB, 12 K<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>Weekly Honors<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222520"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222520">Preston Guilmet</A></A> has already garnered a lot of much deserved attention. The right-hander tossed eight hitless innings in his season debut against Gonzaga and was named the Louisville Slugger/Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week for his efforts. Two weeks later he out-dueled preseason All-American Wes Roemer in a 2-1 UA victory over Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 16 and was tabbed the Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week. The conference office feted him with POW honors for a second time on March 13 after he held <st1:State w:st="on">Hawaii</st1:State> scoreless for eight innings while strikng out a career-high 12 batters in a 2-1 <st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State> victory in the <st1:place w:st="on">Islands</st1:place>.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>Saturday Starter <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38681"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38681">Brad Mills</A></A>:<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Senior <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38681"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38681">Brad Mills</A></A> has made six starts this season, five on Saturday. The left-hander has a team-leading four wins and 2.88 ERA in 34 1/3 IP. Much like Guilmet, Mills&rsquo; control has been impeccable with 38 Ks against just nine walks. Mills has gone six or more innings in five of six starts and has bounced back nicely from his one rocky outing. After giving up eight runs - five earned - in just 2 1/3 innings against Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 17, Mills is 2-1 with a 1.96 ERA, 24 Ks and only five walks in 18 1/3 IP over his last three starts. He posted a career-high 10 strikeouts against Eastern Michigan on March 3 and was charged with a hard-luck loss against <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Hawaii</st1:place></st1:State> after giving up just one run on five hits over six innings.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Mills&rsquo; Starts<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">2/4 vs. Gonzaga - W<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 2"> </SPAN>6 2/3 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 5 K<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">2/10 vs. <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">New Mexico</st1:place></st1:State> - W<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 2"> </SPAN>7 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 6 K<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">2/17 at <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Cal</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceName> <st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Fullerton</st1:place></st1:City> - L<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>2 1/3 IP, 6 H, 8 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 3 K<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">2/24 at UNLV - W<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 2"> </SPAN>6 IP, 8 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 7 K<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">3/3 vs. Eastern Michigan - W<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>6 1/3 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 10 K<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">3/10 at <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Hawaii</st1:place></st1:State> - L<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 2"> </SPAN>6 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 7 K<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>Schlereth Shuts the Door<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Arizona</SPAN></st1:State></st1:place><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"> closer <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222540"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222540">Daniel Schlereth</A></A> (1-0, 6 Sv., 1.88 ERA, 28 K, 14 1/3 IP) is a perfect 9-for-9 in save conversions in his last nine chances dating back to last year. The sophomore southpaw wrapped up the 2006 season with three straight saves (one vs. <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Arizona</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType></st1:place>, two at USC) and he has converted on his first six chances this year. Schlereth&rsquo;s 13 career saves places him in a tie for third all-time at <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State>.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><STRONG><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Arizona</SPAN></st1:place></st1:State><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"> Saves Leaders<o:p></o:p></SPAN></STRONG></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">1. <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38715"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38715">Mark Melancon</A></A> (2004-06) - 18 saves<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">2. Ryan Moskau (1997-98) - 14 Saves<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">3. Joe Estes (1983-86) - 13 Saves<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Carlos Rico (1991-92) - 13 Saves<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG><SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222540"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222540">Daniel Schlereth</A></A> (2006-present) - 13 saves<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>The Pen is the Place to Be<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">After making a less-than impressive start against Gonzaga on Feb. 3, <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222540"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222540">Daniel Schlereth</A></A> has been pretty good out of the bullpen. In 12 innings in relief, the left-hander has allowed just one run and eight hits to the opposition. He has not given up a single extra base hit, held opponents to a .195 batting average and stranded all three inherited runners on base. Over the 12 innings of relief work he has needed to record 36 outs and amazingly has retired 26 of them via the K. In his last five appearances alone, Schlereth has retired 13 of the 16 outs needed in 5 1/3 IP on strikes. <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><STRONG>Guilmet Named Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week<o:p></o:p></STRONG></SPAN></P> &
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