Baseball vs. No. 2 Louisville -- Postgame Notes

May 6, 2015

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No. 2 Louisville at Kentucky
Postgame Notes
May 6, 2015
Cliff Hagan Stadium -- Lexington, Ky.
Attendance: 3,044

FINAL SCORE: No. 2 Louisville 5, Kentucky 2

Team Records and Series Notes

  • Kentucky is 26-21 and Louisville is 38-11.
  • Kentucky leads the all-time series with Louisville, 67-38-1, including a 33-15 mark in games played in Lexington.
    • Since UK won the 2006 SEC Championship, the two schools have turned in an exciting series, with UK owning an 11-10 record since 2006.
  • UK head coach Gary Henderson has a 222-172 all-time record in his seventh year.
  • Kentucky will return to action on Friday, hosting Georgia in the final home weekend of the year at Cliff Hagan Stadium. First pitch is slated for 6:30 p.m.

Team Notes

  • Kentucky’s stretch of facing eight consecutive top-10 opponents is the toughest stretch in program history, with complete records dating back to 2003.
  • UK is 13-9 at Cliff Hagan Stadium.
  • UK is 15-9 in non-conference games.
  • UK is 9-10 in night games.
  • UK is 18-16 vs. a right-handed starting pitcher.
  • UK is 5-6 in midweek games.
  • UK’s crowd of 3,044 is a season high and its second consecutive crowd of over 3,000.

Individual Notes

  • Sophomore second baseman JaVon Shelby made his team-leading 98th consecutive start.
    • Shelby has reached base safely in 44 of his 47 games in 2015.
    • Shelby drove in his 17th two-out run of the year.
  • Junior leftfielder Ka’ai Tom has reached base safely in 43 of his 47 games in 2015 and in 91 of his 102 career games.
    • Tom has reached base safely in a team-high 11 consecutive games.
  • Freshman first baseman Evan White has reached base safely in 42 of his 44 career games.
    • White hung his fourth sacrifice fly of the year.
    • White ripped his 11th double of the year.
  • Senior third baseman Thomas Bernal has played in 136 games in his career with 108 starts.
    • Bernal has 129 hits in his career, passing Mike Breyman (2003-04) for 32nd in UK history.
    • Bernal doubled for the ninth time on the year and the 21st of his career.
  • Freshman southpaw Zach Logue appeared in his 17th game of the year and made his third start.
    • Kentucky has a 1-2 record in Logue’s starts.
  • Junior rightfielder Dorian Hairston hit cleanup for the first time in his career.
    • Hairston doubled for the sixth time on the year and the seventh time in his career.
  • Junior centerfielder Kyle Barrett played in his team-leading 137th career game.
    • Barrett came off the bench for the 17th time in 2015.
  • Junior catcher Greg Fettes laid down his second sacrifice bunt of the year and the fourth of his career.
  • Freshman Riley Mahan made his first start since April 17 vs. Tennessee.
  • Junior lefty Dylan Dwyer appeared in his 15th game of the year and the 43rd of his career.
    • Dwyer picked off his first runner of the year.
  • Freshman southpaw Brad Schaenzer appeared in his 12th game of the year.
  • Junior righty Bo Wilson appeared in his seventh game of the year.
  • Sophomore lefty Logan Salow appeared in his 20th game of the year and the 43rd of his career.