Brandon Dixon's solo home run in the ninth inning propelled 25th-ranked Arizona to a 10-9 victory over Stanford to even a three-game series on Saturday at Sunken Diamond.
Arizona loaded the bases in the ninth inning, but was unable to drive in the tying run as Stanford held on for a 4-3 series-opening victory at Sunken Diamond.
Arizona baseball, winners in nine of the last 10 games, takes on Stanford, winners in nine of its last 12, this weekend in Palo Alto. The Friday and Sunday games will air on Pac-12 Networks.
25th-ranked Arizona baseball hosts No. 18 Arizona State in a non-conference game tonight at Hi Corbett Field. The game will air live at 6 p.m. on Pac-12 Networks.
Arizona erased a six-run deficit and scored eight runs over the final three innings to rally and defeat rival Arizona State, 10-9, before a crowd of 5,396 on Tuesday night at Hi Corbett Field.
Earned varsity letters under the guidance of coach Brandon Buck at Mountain Pointe High School in Phoenix, Ariz. ... A First Team Louisville Slugger All-American ... Named a Second Team All-American by Baseball American as a senior ... Named to 2012 Arizona Republic All-Arizona baseball team ... A First Team All-Tribune selection by the East Valley Tribune ... Hit .485 with eight home runs, 36 runs batted in and 12 stolen bases while playing shortstop as a senior ... As a junior hit .495 with 10 home runs, 39 runs batted in and 11 doubles ... Named Arizona Republic Class 5A Honorable Mention selection as a junior.
Graduated from Mountain Pointe High School in Phoenix, Ariz., in 2012 ... Born in Phoenix, Ariz., in 1994 ... Son of Tom and Patti Kingery ... Has one older brother, Matt, and an identical twin brother, Sam, ... Played for Ahwatukee Little League at the 2006 Little League World Series ... A four-year honor roll student in high school ... Hobbies include playing Nintendo 64, working out and playing basketball ... Is enrolled in the Eller College of Management as a pre-business major.