Kentucky Baseball vs. UCSB -- Postgame Notes

Kentucky vs. UC Santa Barbara
Postgame Notes
Feb. 26, 2016
Tony Gwynn Stadium -- San Diego, Calif.

FINAL SCORE: UC Santa Barbara 11, No. 22 Kentucky  4

Team Records and Series Notes

  • Kentucky is 2-2 and UC Santa Barbara is 5-1.
  • UC Santa Barbara leads the all-time series, 3-1.
  • UK head coach Gary Henderson has a 229-177 all-time record in his eighth year. He is the fastest coach to reach 200 wins in program history.
    • A 1984 graduate of San Diego State, Henderson has a 0-1 record when leading the Wildcats back to his collegiate stadium, also facing SDSU in 2010.
  • Kentucky will return to action on Saturday, playing in the second round of the TGC, vs. either Bryant or San Diego State. The game will be broadcast live on the UK Sports Radio Network, with Dick Gabriel voicing the action.

Team Notes

  • Kentucky has a 2-1 record in neutral-site games.
  • UK is 0-2 in its all white uniform combination.

Individual Notes

  • Junior JaVon Shelby made his team-leading 109th consecutive start.
    • Shelby has reached base safely in 95 of his 111 career starts.
    • Shelby has 117 hits in his career.
    • Shelby has 35 career two-out hits.
  • Junior right-hander Zack Brown made his 21st career start, appearing in his 36th game.
  • Sophomore catcher Troy Squires nabbed his first career runner trying to stealing.
  • Sophomore first baseman Evan White extended his team-leading streak of reaching base safely to seven games.
    • White has reached base safely in 51 of his 56 career starts.
    • White stole his first base of the year and the fourth of his career.
    • White has 23 career multi-hit games.
    • White doubled for the 13th time in his career.
  • Sophomore lefty Brad Schaenzer appeared in his second game of the year.
    • Schaenzer appeared in his 16th career game.
  • Freshman southpaw Daniel Tillo made his NCAA debut.
  • Freshman lefty Josh Smith made his second career appearance.
  • Junior centerfielder Marcus Carson collected his seventh career two-hit game.
  • Sophomore shortstop Riley Mahan hung his second career sacrifice fly.
  • Senior southpaw Dylan Dwyer appeared in his 45th career game.