Kentucky-Dayton Postgame Notes

KENTUCKY BASEBALL POSTGAME NOTES
Dayton at No. 22 Kentucky 
April 26, 2016
Cliff Hagan Stadium, Ky.


FINAL SCORE: 

Kentucky 4, Dayton 3 (F/8)

Team Records and Series Notes

  • Kentucky is now 25-15 overall, 10-8 in the Southeastern Conference.  Dayton is now 14-28 overall and 5-10 in the Atlantic 10
  • UK head coach Gary Henderson is 251-189 in his eighth season
  • Kentucky leads the series, 8-2
  • Next for UK: the five-game homestand resumes Wednesday vs. Miami (Ohio). First pitch is set for 6:30 p.m.

Team Notes

  • Kentucky is 17-7 at home this season
  • UK is 7-8 in April
  • UK is 17-14 when facing a right-handed starting pitcher
  • UK has a 21-7 record in day games.

Individual Notes

  • Sophomore Evan White led off the game with his team-leading 12th double of the season
  • Junior third baseman JaVon Shelby broke out of an 0-for-29 slump with a solo home run in the second inning
  • Shelby made his 142nd career start and played in his 146th career game, both highs on the current UK roster
  • Sophomore right-hander Zach Pop picked up his first career victory in the game
  • Kole Cottam is batting .750 (3-for-4) against Dayton in his career
  • Sean Hjelle picked up his seventh save of the season, moving him to 14th on UK's single-season list