Baseball vs. USC Upstate (3/11/16) -- Postgame Notes
USC Upstate at Kentucky
March 11, 2016
Cliff Hagan Stadium -- Lexington, Ky.
FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 5, USC Upstate 3
Team Records and Series Notes
- Kentucky is 10-3 and USC Upstate is 8-7.
- Kentucky leads the all-time series, 4-0, winning the first meeting in Lexington.
- UK head coach Gary Henderson has a 237-178 all-time record in his eighth year. He is the fastest coach to reach 200 wins in program history.
- Kentucky will return to action on Saturday, concluding the series with USC Upstate with a 12 p.m. ET doubleheader at Cliff Hagan Stadium.
- Kentucky has a 669-371-2 all-time record at Cliff Hagan Stadium and 7-0 in 2016.
- UK has won eight straight at Cliff Hagan Stadium.
- Under Henderson, UK is 207-10 when staked to an eighth-inning lead and since he arrived in Lexington to direct the pitching staff, UK is 360-22 when owning an eighth-inning lead.
- UK is 8-0 when holding an eighth-inning lead in 2016.
- UK is 9-3 in day games.
- UK is 7-3 vs. a right-handed starting pitcher.
- Kentucky is 1-2 in the black and white uniform combination.
- UK is 10-0 when outscoring its opponent.
- UK is 2-1 when allowing its opponent to score first.
- UK is 6-3 when allowing at least one homer.
- Sophomore first baseman Evan White has reached base safely in 59 of his 65 career starts.
- White is 15 for his last 24 and over his last 29 trips to the plate, has reached base safely 22 times.
- White was hit by his first pitch of the year and the sixth of his career.
- White has 92 hits in his career and 48 RBI.
- Junior centerfielder Storm Wilson has reached base safely in 74 of his 84 career starts.
- Wilson has reached base safely in 11 straight games.
- Wilson doubled for the fourth and fifth times in 2016 and has 17 doubles in his career.
- Junior DH Gunnar McNeill has reached base safely in 21 of his 27 career NCAA starts.
- McNeill has a team-high eight-game hitting streak.
- McNeill has reached in all 13 games of his UK career.
- McNeill was hit by his second career pitch.
- Sophomore second baseman Luke Becker laid down his first career sac bunt.
- Becker doubled for the fourth time.
- Sophomore third baseman Tyler Marshall made his first career start.
- Marshall collected his first career hit on a 1-0 pitch in the third inning.
- Freshman righty Justin Lewis appeared in his fifth game in relief.
- Lewis is 2-0 in his career.
- Lewis retired nine of the 11 hitters he faced.
- Lewis struck out a career-high four.
- Freshman righty Sean Hjelle appeared in his fifth game of the year.
- Hjelle recorded his team-high second save.
- Sophomore catcher Troy Squires nabbed his second runner stealing in 2016.
- Junior right-hander Zack Brown made his fourth start of the year and the 23rd of his career, appearing in his 38th career game.
- Junior third baseman JaVon Shelby had his team-leading consecutive starting streak snapped at 118.