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2003 Rice UniversitySeason Roster
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Paul Janish played for the 2003 Rice University
ConferenceWestern Athletic ConferenceLevelNCAA Div 1CategoryCollege Baseball
Record25-5 (1st)Overall Record58-12
BallparkReckling Park
ManagerWayne Graham
CoachesZane Curry (Assistant Coach), David Pierce (Assistant Coach), Mike Taylor (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsCollege World Series Champions, #1 in Nation
Drafted PlayersDavid Aardsma (1-22-SFN) ... Vince Sinisi (2-46-TEX) ... Craig Stansberry (5-135-PIT) ... Jeff Jorgensen (7-209-HOU) ... Justin Ruchti (9-266-SEA) ... Enrique Cruz (14-424-NYA) ... Steven Herce (17-495-PIT) ... Dane Bubela (22-646-TEX)
Years Available2002-2018

Team History -- 2003 Statistics -- 2003 Roster VR -- Drafted Players

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 2003 Rice University.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2003 baseball season.

2003 Rice University Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks PRO Players
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
14David AardsmaP6-5 200 R-R 1981-12-27 21Denver,Colorado MLB2001-20172004-2015Cherry Creek (Englewood,CO)Rice U., Penn St
2003- 1-  22-SFN
20Josh BakerP6-5 220 R-R 1982-04-02 21Houston,Texas A+2002-2007-Houston Memorial (Houston,TX)Rice U., Alabama
2004- 4- 106-MIL
12Jeff BlackintonIF-P6-2 200 R-R 1981-09-04 21Honolulu,Hawaii NCAA2001-2003-Bainbridge (Bainbridge Island,WA)Rice U.    
16Dane BubelaOF5-10 190 L-R 1980-05-31 23Houston,Texas A2002-2004-Cypress Falls (Houston,TX)Rice U., Blinn Col
2003-22- 646-TEX
3Matt CavanaughIF6-2 170 R-R 1983-12-16 19Houston,Texas NCAA2003-2004-Strake Jesuit (Houston,TX)Rice U.    
13Enrique Cruz2B5-10 185 B-R 1981-07-13 21Houston,Texas AA2001-2008-Bellaire (Bellaire,TX)Rice U.
2003-14- 424-NYA
9Austin DavisOF-IF5-10 170 L-R 1982-08-21 20Greenwich,Connecticut NCAA2001-2004-Spring Branch (Houston,TX)Rice U.    
35Lyndon DuplessisC6-0 190 R-R 1983-08-15 19Houston,Texas NCAA2003-2006-Spring Branch (Houston,TX)Rice U.    
2Matt EmersonIF6-0 180 R-R 1984-- 19Spring,Texas NCAA2003-2004-Spring (Spring,TX)Rice U., Sam Houston St    
29Jon GillespieC5-11 200 R-R 1983-01-04 20Spirit Lake,Iowa NCAA2003-2003-Harris Lake Park Community (Lake Park,IA)Rice U.    
34Steven HerceP6-3 220 R-R 1981-03-23 22Houston,Texas A-2000-2004-St. Thomas Catholic (Houston,TX)Rice U.
2003-17- 495-PIT
1Sean HirschIF5-10 175 R-R 1982-06-24 21Tarzana,California NCAA2002-2004-Windward School (Los Angeles,CA)Rice U.    
21Philip HumberP6-4 210 R-R 1982-12-21 20Nacogdoches,Texas MLB2002-20142006-2013Carthage (Carthage,TX)Rice U.
2004- 1-   3-NYN
11Paul JanishSS-3B6-2 180 R-R 1982-10-12 20Cypress,Texas MLB2002-20172008-2017Cypress Creek (Houston,TX)Rice U.
2004- 5- 138-CIN
4Jeff JorgensenOF5-11 185 R-R 1981-02-01 22Houston,Texas NCAA2003-2003-Spring Branch (Houston,TX)Rice U.
2003- 7- 209-HOU
7Chris KolkhorstOF5-9 180 L-R 1982-03-07 21Houston,Texas A+2002-2005-Cypress Falls (Houston,TX)Rice U., Blinn Col
2004-10- 282-SDN
24Colin MathenyP6-1 175 R-L 1983-10-15 19New Haven,Connecticut NCAA2003-2004-Strake Jesuit (Houston,TX)Rice U.    
15Matt MoakeIF5-10 150 R-R 1982-10-13 20Boston,Massachusetts NCAA2003-2005-Episcopal (Bellaire,TX)Rice U.    
33Jeff NiemannP6-9 260 R-R 1983-02-28 20Houston,Texas MLB2002-20122008-2012Lamar (Houston,TX)Rice U.
2004- 1-   4-TBA
Free Agent  
10Lance PendletonP6-3 195 L-R 1983-09-10 19Kingwood,Texas MLB2003-20122011-2011Kingwood (Kingwood,TX)Rice U.
2005- 4- 139-NYA
Free Agent  
8Marcos RamosP5-9 150 L-L 1983-02-28 20Austin,Texas NCAA2002-2003-Pflugerville (Pflugerville,TX)Rice U.    
19Justin RuchtiC6-2 200 R-R 1980-12-11 22Houston,Texas AA2002-2006-Klein Forest (Houston,TX)Rice U., San Jacinto Col
2003- 9- 266-SEA
27Vince Sinisi1B6-0 195 L-L 1981-11-07 21Houston,Texas AAA2001-2009-The Woodlands (The Woodlands,TX)Rice U., Texas
2003- 2-  46-TEX
5Drew SkaggsIF-OF5-11 190 R-R 1979-09-05 23Houston,Texas NCAA2000-2003-Dulles (Sugar Land,TX)Rice U.    
23Craig Stansberry3B-2B6-0 185 R-R 1982-03-08 21Dammam,Saudi Arabia MLB2003-20112007-2009Plano (Plano,TX)Rice U., North Central Texas Col
2003- 5- 135-PIT
30Wade TownsendP 6-4 230 R-R 1983-02-22 20Austin,Texas AA2002-2010-Dripping Springs (Dripping Springs,TX)Rice U.
2005- 1-   8-TBA
22Matt UeckertP-IF6-5 240 L-L 1984-03-08 19Houston,Texas NCAA2003-2007-Bellaire (Bellaire,TX)Rice U., Texas A&M U.    
27 Players