Walk-Off Winner

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STANFORD, Calif. – Junior Quinn Brodey delivered a two-out, walk-off single to give No. 22 Stanford a 3-2 win over Texas at Sunken Diamond on Friday night.
Stanford (7-3) trailed 2-0 after six batters, but did not surrender another run and rallied to tie the game entering the ninth. With two outs and two on, Brodey singled home junior Matt Winaker from second base to give the Cardinal its first walk off since Feb. 24, 2015.
Junior starter Andrew Summerville tied career highs with seven innings pitched, nine strikeouts and 103 pitches. Junior Colton Hock (2-0) retired all six batters he faced to earn the win.
Texas (7-4) went up early for the second straight night. A leadoff single was followed by a walk, and both runners worked their way around the bases for a two-run Longhorns lead.
However, Summerville settled in. He retired the next 12 batters, and 15 of the 16 he faced between the second and seventh. That included striking out the side in the seventh before Hock took over.

Meanwhile, Stanford put up its first crooked number in the sixth. Three singles loaded the bases with one out, and junior Mikey Diekroeger cut the deficit in half with a sacrifice fly to left.
The Cardinal tied it up an inning later. Once again, Stanford loaded the bases with one out. Sophomore Nico Hoerner grounded out to first, but brought in the tying run.
Sophomore Alec Wilson led off the ninth for the Cardinal with a double to the left centerfield gap. However, he was thrown out at third on Winaker's bunt. Sophomore Duke Kinamon walked to move Winaker to second and Nico Hoerner lined out before Brodey stepped in the box.
Eight different Cardinal accounted for Stanford's eight hits. Stanford out-hit the Longhorns, 8-4. Freshman Daniel Bakst added his first career double, and Winaker drew a pair of walks for the second straight game.
Winaker had the winning hit in Stanford's last walk-off – a double that broke a 5-5 tie with Nevada … Earlier this year, Brodey also had a two-out, ninth-inning, game-tying double at No. 8 Cal State Fullerton – Stanford went on to win in 11 innings, 7-6 … Hock has not allowed a run in 7.2 innings this season … Stanford is 7-1 when they score a run this season, and 6-1 at Sunken Diamond … Head Coach Mark Marquess is eight wins away from becoming the fourth head coach in Division I history with 1,600 career wins.
Saturday's matchup was rescheduled to noon. Saturday is Camper Reunion Day and free sunglasses straps. There is a possibility of a doubleheader on Saturday if the weather looks dire for Sunday, but as of now Sunday is set for noon with an ice cream social and postgame autographs.
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Walk-offs are fun ?? #GoStanford

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