Baseball at Old Dominion -- Post-Game Notes

Feb. 22, 2014

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2014 Kentucky Baseball
Post-Game Notes
UK at Old Dominion
Feb. 22, 2014 -- Norfolk, Va.
Bud Metheny Complex

Team Records and Notes

  • With the win, Kentucky improves to 4-2 and with the loss Old Dominion falls to 4-3.
  • Kentucky won its 91st consecutive game when staked to an eighth-inning lead, dating back to 2011.
    • UK owns a 143-5 all-time record in the Gary Henderson era when staked to an eighth-inning lead.
  • Five of UK’s seven RBI came with two outs.
    • UK has driven in 51 runs in 2014, with 31 coming with two outs.
    • In 2013, UK had 83 two-out RBI in 55 games, with UK’s 31 through six games in 2014 marking 37 percent of its season total from a year ago.
  • Kentucky won the first meeting in the series since 1999 and now leads the all-time series, 2-1.
  • UK is now 1-1 in two-run games.
  • UK improved to 3-2 vs. a right-handed starting pitcher.
  • UK is now 2-1 on the road in 2014.
  • Kentucky is 2-0 when its opponent scored first and 1-0 when its opponent scores in the first inning.
  • Kentucky will return to action on Sunday, facing St. John’s at 11 a.m. ET at the Bud Metheny Complex.

Individual Notes

  • Freshman Storm Wilson made his first career start.
    • Wilson’s first career RBI came on a two-out, two-RBI single to win the game in the seventh.
  • Senior shortstop Matt Reida made his team-high 124th consecutive start.
    • Reida doubled for the third time in 2014 and 21st time of his career.
  • Junior Chandler Shepherd made his 12th career start and his second consecutive weekend start.
  • Junior centerfielder Austin Cousino has now reached base safely in 112 of his 121 career games.
    • Cousino notched his 35th career double and the third of 2014.
    • Cousino now has 48 career multi-hit games.
    • Cousino collected his 11th career three-hit game.
  • Sophomore Kyle Barrett has reached base safely in 40 of 44 career starts.
    • Barrett has now reached base safely in a team-high 24 consecutive games.
    • Barrett threw out his fourth career baserunner.
  • Junior Max Kuhn has reached base safely in 54 of his 60 career games.
  • Junior first baseman A.J. Reed collected his 28th career multi-hit game.
    • Reed belted his 20th career home run.
    • Reed charted his sixth career three-hit game.
    • Reed now has eight two-out RBI in 2014 and 43 in his career.
    • Reed notched his eighth career three-RBI game.
    • Reed doubled for the 20th time in his career and the third in 2014.
  • Freshman second baseman Connor Heady doubled for the second time in his career.
    • Heady hung his first career sac fly.
  • Sophomore Ka’ai Tom stole his second base of the year.
  • Senior catcher Micheal Thomas set a new career high with two walks.
  • Sophomore lefty Ryne Combs picked up the win, his first career decision.
    • Combs inherited a runner and left him stranded and has now inherited 11 runner in his career, allowing just four to score.