Baseball at Georgia -- 3/18/16 -- Postgame Notes

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Kentucky at Georgia
Postgame Notes
March 18, 2016
Foley Field -- Athens, Ga.

FINAL SCORE: Georgia 5, Kentucky 2

Team Records and Series Notes

  • Kentucky is 12-5, 0-1 in the Southeastern Conference. Georgia is 14-5, 1-0 in the SEC.
  • Georgia leads the all-time series 132-93-1, including a 66-36 record in Athens.
    • Georgia has won three consecutive meetings.
  • UK head coach Gary Henderson has a 239-180 all-time record in his eighth year. He is the fastest coach to reach 200 wins in program history.
  • The series will resume on Saturday at 2 p.m. ET at Foley Field. The game will be televised live on the SEC Network and broadcast live on the UK Radio Network.

Team Notes

  • Kentucky is 1-1 in night games.
  • UK is 1-2 on the road.
  • UK is 9-5 vs. a right-handed starting pitcher.
  • UK is 2-4 when its opponent scores first.
  • UK is 0-1 in its blue uniform top and grey pants combination.
  • Kentucky is 1-5 when out-hit by its opponent.
  • UK is 1-5 when trailing after the seventh inning.
  • UK is 2-3 on Fridays.
  • UK is 9-2 in March.

Individual Notes

  • Junior DH Gunnar McNeill has reached base safely in 25 of his 31 career NCAA starts.
    • McNeill has a team-high 12-game hitting streak.
    • McNeill has reached in all 17 games of his UK career.
    • McNeill charted his sixth multi-hit game.  
  • Junior third baseman JaVon Shelby made his team-leading 121st start.
    • Shelby has reached base safely in 104 of his 121 career starts.
  • Sophomore first baseman Evan White has reached base safely in 63 of his 69 career starts.
    • White has a 10 game hitting streak.  
  • Junior centerfielder Storm Wilson has reached base safely in 78 of his 88 career starts.
    • Wilson has reached base safely in 16 straight games.
  • Junior righty Zack Brown made his fifth start of the year, appearing in his 39th career game and making his 24th start.
    • UK is 2-3 in Brown’s starts in 2016 and 13-11 in his career starts.
    • Brown has an 8-10 career record.
    • Brown threw his fourth career complete game and his first of 2016.
  • Sophomore second baseman Luke Becker has reached base safely in 13 of his 15 career starts.