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.
Winners of six-straight games, the Arizona Wildcats (21-11, 6-6 Pac-12) travel to Pullman, Wash., for a three-game series against Washington State (17-13, 4-5 Pac-12) this weekend.
The Arizona baseball team (18-11, 3-6 Pac-12) opens the April slate with a three-game series against California (16-13, 5-4 Pac-12) this weekend, April 5-7.
Earned varsity letters under the guidance of coach Matt La Belle at Simi Valley High School in Simi Valley, Calif. ... School's all-time leader in varsity games played ... Racked up a batting .390 batting average as a senior with 27 runs scored and 17 stolen bases ... Named first team All-Marmonte League and first team All-Ventura County ... Earned recognition on the All-CIF Southern Section second team ...Also registered a 1.75 ERA on the mound with three saves in 2012 ....Named the Marmonte League Player of the Year as infielder and pitcher in 2011, as well as earning CIF Southern Section Division 1 first team honors ... Batted .470 with five home runs and 25 RBIs ... Earned first team all-league honors a sophomore in 2010, and also played in school's football team that season, garnering Special Teams Player of the Year recognition.
Graduated from Simi Valley High School in Simi Valley, Calif., in 2012 ... Born Simi Valley, Calif., in 1993 ... Son of Scott and Dawn Ramer ... Has two older sisters, Kari and Kristin, and one younger brother, Dillon ... Father played baseball at the University of La Verne (CA) ... Is currently enrolled in the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and has yet to declare a major ... Hobbies include watching the television shows "Pawn Stars" and "Duck Dynasty", as well as playing "Zombies" ... A member of high school's honor roll in 2011 and 2012.