Kentucky-Ole Miss Postgame Notes

KENTUCKY BASEBALL POSTGAME NOTES
Kentucky at No. 6 Ole Miss
May 12, 2016
Swayze Field, Oxford, Miss.


FINAL SCORE: Ole Miss 3, Kentucky 1


Team Records and Series Notes

  • Kentucky is now 29-21 overall, 13-12 in the Southeastern Conference. Ole Miss is 37-13 overall, 15-10 in the SEC
  • UK head coach Gary Henderson is 255-195 in his eighth season
  • Ole Miss leads the series 48-31
  • Next for UK: Kentucky continues the series at Ole Miss
  • Friday at 7:30 p.m. EDT, televised on WatchESPN via SEC Network+
  • Saturday at 5 p.m EDT, televised on WatchESPN via SEC Network+
  • The games will be available on the UK Sports Radio Network.

Team Notes

  • Kentucky is 5-8 against ranked opponents this season.  UK is 5-7 against opponents ranked in the top 10
  •  Kentucky is 7-10 in away games this season
  •  UK is 19-19 when facing a right-handed starting pitcher
  •  UK has a 6-13 record in night games
  •  UK is 3-4 in May

Game Notes

  • Junior right-hander Zach Brown made his 13th start of the season.  He gave up two runs, scattering nine hits, striking out four and walking two. 
           * He threw a season-high 117 pitches, one short of his career high of 118. 

  • Sophomore first baseman Evan White returned to the lineup after a three-game absence because of a sprained thumb. 
   * White opened the game with a double to left field, extending his hitting streak to nine games.
   * He doubled to left again in the third inning, this time a hard grounder hugging the third-base line.  It is his team-leading 21st multiple-hit game of the season. 
   * It is the second time this season White has a pair of two-baggers in a game, also April 15 at Vanderbilt. He has a team-best 14 doubles this season.
   * He added a single in the seventh, the eighth time this season he has had at least three hits in a game this season.

  • Freshman center fielder Tristan Pompey cracked a home run to right-center in the third inning, his sixth home run of the season.

  • Sophomore second baseman Luke Becker doubled down the left field line in the fourth inning, his 10th double of the season.
   * Becker singled in the sixth and eighth, giving him his 13th multi-hit game of the season.
   * It is his second three-hit game of the season, also vs. Buffalo on March 4.