Baseball at Vanderbilt (4/15/16) -- Postgame Notes

KENTUCKY BASEBALL
No. 9 Kentucky at No. 4 Vanderbilt
Postgame Notes
April 15, 2016
Charles Hawkins Field -- Nashville, Tenn.

FINAL SCORE: No. 4 Vanderbilt 3, No. 9 Kentucky 0

Team Records and Series Notes

  • Kentucky is 22-11, 8-5 in the Southeastern Conference. Vanderbilt is 27-7, 8-5 in the SEC.
  • UK head coach Gary Henderson is 250-188 in his eighth season. He is the fastest coach to 200 wins in program history.
  • Vanderbilt leads the all-time series, in its 290th meeting, 145-141-5, including a 76-62-4 record in games played in Nashville.
  • The series will resume on Saturday at 3 p.m. ET at Charles Hawkins Field.

Team Notes

  • Kentucky is 5-4 on the road and 4-3 on the road in the SEC.
  • UK is 3-6 on Fridays.
  • UK is 4-4 in April
  • UK is 2-3 vs. top-25 ranked teams.
    • UK has a 108-153 all-time record vs. ranked teams.
    • UK is 27-38 vs. top-five teams all-time.
    • UK played Vanderbilt as a ranked foe for the 23rd time.
      • UK is 6-17 vs. a ranked Vandy team.
  • UK Is 4-6 in night games.
  • UK is 14-10 when facing a right-handed starting pitcher.

Individual Notes

  • Sophomore first baseman Evan White has made a team-leading 76 consecutive starts.
    • White has reached base safely in 31 of 33 games in 2016 and in 78 of 85 career starts.  
    • White doubled for the 10th and 11th times in 2016 and has 23 doubles in his career.
    • White has a team-leading 14 multi-hit games.
  • Junior third baseman JaVon Shelby made his team-leading 138th career start.
  • Junior righty Zack Brown made his 43rd career appearance and his 28th start.
    • Brown has three quality starts in 2016 and 10 in his career.
    • Runners trying to steal against Brown are 3-for-6 in 2016 and 6-for-11 in his career.
  • Sophomore catcher Troy Squires has a team-high six-game hitting streak.
    • Squires taught his team-leading fifth runner stealing.
  • Freshman righty Justin Lewis appeared in his 12th game of the year.
    • Lewis has inherited 11 runners in 2016, allowing three to score.
    • Lewis has worked 20.1 consecutive shutout innings.