Baseball vs. Northern Kentucky -- Postgame Notes -- 3/7/15

March 7, 2015

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Kentucky Baseball
Postgame Notes
UK vs. Northern Kentucky
Lexington, Ky. -- Cliff Hagan Stadium

FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 6, Northern Kentucky 0

Team Notes

  • With the win, Kentucky improves to 10-3. With the loss, Northern Kentucky drops to 3-9.
  • UK now leads the all-time series, 8-0.
  • Kentucky and the Norse will return to action on Saturday with a doubleheader slated for a 12 p.m. start at Cliff Hagan Stadium. The games will be broadcast on the UK Radio Network and will be televised live on SEC Network+, with Jeff Piecoro and Doug Flynn calling the action.

Individual Notes

  • Sophomore RHP Zack Brown made his third start of the year.
    • Brown pitched complete game, which is the longest of his career.
    • Brown set a new career high of 11 strikeouts.
    • Brown notched the first complete-game shutout for Kentucky since Dylan Dwyer in 2014 vs. Cincinnati.
      • Brown's complete-game shutout was the first for UK on a weekend since Alex Meyer blanked No. 1 Vanderbilt in 2011.
  • Sophomore second baseman JaVon Shelby made his team-leading 65th consecutive start.
  • Junior centerfielder Kyle Barrett played in his team-best 105th career game and started his club-high 89th game.
    • Barrett extended his hitting streak to 11 games.
  • Junior outfielder Ka'ai Tom had his seventh hit with two outs and runners in scoring position.
    • Tom stole his third base of the season.
  • Redshirt senior infielder Thomas Bernal had his seventh two out RBI hit of the season.
    • Bernal had his team-best 14th RBI of the season.
  • Sophomore infielder Connor Heady stole his first base of the season.
  • Freshman infielder Riley Mahan with his second double of the season.