2015 Baseball SEC Opponent Previews

Dec. 25, 2014

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South Carolina Gamecocks - March 13-15 (Columbia, S.C.)

Head coach: Chad Holbrook (third year)
2014 record/SEC finish: 44-18, 18-12 SEC/T-fourth
Final RPI: No. 15
Final Baseball America ranking: No. 25
Postseason: 2-2 (NCAA Columbia Regional)
Key returning position players: 1B Kyle Martin (.336/.389/.443, 5 HR, 38 RBI), OF Connor Bright (.311/.349/.379, 24 RBI), 2B Max Schrock (.299/.366/.472, 5 HR, 20 RBI), SS Marcus Mooney (.274/.380/.330, 22 RBI), 2B DC Arendas (.271/.373/.373, 4 HR, 29 RBI), OF Elliott Caldwell (.254/.326/.295, 14 RBI), OF Gene Cone (.221/.371/.288, 18 RBI)
Key returning pitchers: LHP Josh Reagan (3-0, 0.36 ERA, 25.1 IP, 4 BB, 21 SO), RHP Cody Mincey (5-0, 1.04 ERA, SV, 34.2 IP, 17 BB, 44 SO), LHP Vince Fiori (1-0, 1.37 ERA, 19.2 IP, 10 BB, 18 SO), RHP Taylor Widener (3-0, 1.79 ERA, 40.1 IP, 15 BB, 38 SO), RHP Reed Scott (2-0, 1.94 ERA, 41.2 IP, 8 BB, 31 SO), RHP Wil Crowe (8-3, 2.75 ERA, 91.2 IP, 19 BB, 59 SO), LHP Jack Wynkoop (7-6, 2.86 ERA, 88 IP, 10 BB, 58 SO)
Key position player losses: C Grayson Greiner (.311/.389/.486, 8 HR, 50 RBI), 3B Joey Pankake (.303/..394/.421, 5 HR, 31 RBI), CF Tanner English (.284/.349/.349, 1 HR, 25 RBI, 21-24 SB), 1B Brison Celek (.188/.250/.271, HR, 7 RBI)
Key pitcher losses: RHP Joel Seddon (3-2, 1.66 ERA, 14 SV, 48.2 IP, 59 SO), LHP Jordan Montgomery (8-5, 3.42 ERA, 100 IP, 29 BB, 95 SO), RHP Hunter Privette (1-0, 0.00 ERA, 10.1 IP), RHP Evan Beal (0-1, 3.29 ERA, 13.2 IP)
Series record: South Carolina leads 45-34, including 26-10 in Columbia
Last at SC: UK sweep (1999); UK series win (1999); SC sweep (2013); SC series win (2013)
Last meeting: Kentucky won 2-of-3 in Lexington in 2014

Mississippi State Bulldogs - March 20-22 (Lexington, Ky.)

Seth Heck Seth Heck

Head coach: John Cohen (seventh year)
2014 record/SEC finish: 39-24, 18-12/T-fourth
Final RPI: No. 28
Final Baseball America ranking: n/a
Postseason: 2-2 (NCAA Lafayette Regional)
Key returning position players: C Gavin Collins (.304/.355/.384, HR, 19 RBI), SS Seth Heck (.299/.407/.338, 26 RBI), OF Jake Vickerson (.264/.359/.303, 15 RBI, 11-15 SB), OF Cody Brown (.248/.380/.363, 2 HR, 16 RBI), 1B Wes Rea (.245/.351/.365, 5 HR, 41 RBI), IF Matthew Britton (.233/.340/.278, HR, 13 RBI)
Key returning pitchers: LHP Ross Mitchell (8-5, 2.53 ERA, 110.1 IP, 30 BB, 49 SO), RHP Trevor Fitts (5-3, 2.58 ERA, 69.2 IP, 15 BB, 58 SO), RHP Preston Brown (4-3, 3.00 ERA, 45 IP, 19 BB, 34 SO), LHP Lucas Laster (0-1, 2.60 ERA, 34.2 IP, 9 BB, 25 SO), LHP Vince Tatum (3-0, 4.87 ERA, 20.1 IP, 10 BB, 18 SO), RHP Austin Sexton (2-0, 5.16 ERA, 22.2 IP, 16 BB, 18 SO)
Key position player losses: IF Brett Pirtle (.363/.437/.438, 2 HR, 31 RBI), CF C.T. Bradford (.310/.353/.411, HR, 31 RBI), OF Derrick Armstrong (.267/.363/.274, 13 RBI, 14-16 SB), OF Demarcus Henderson (.265/.407/.301, 8 RBI, 10-12 SB), IF Alex Detz (.236/.341/.300, 3 HR, 40 RBI)
Key pitcher losses: LHP Jacob Lindgren (6-1, 0.81 ERA, 3 SV, 55.1 IP, 25 BB, 100 SO), RHP Jonathan Holder (7-1, 2.22 ERA, 7 SV, 52.2 IP, 9 BB, 71 SO), RHP Ben Bracewell (3-4, 2.48 ERA, 61.2 IP, 23 BB, 62 SO), RHP Brandon Woodruff (1-3, 6.75 ERA, 37.1 IP, 25 BB, 29 SO)
Series record: Mississippi State leads 56-34
Last at UK: UK sweep (2006); UK series win (2013); MSU sweep (1994); MSU series win (2004)
Last meeting: UK won in 2014 SEC Tournament Quarterfinals, 7-6 (12 innings)

Florida Logo LSU Tigers - March 27-29 (Baton Rouge, La.)

Head coach: Paul Mainieri (ninth year)
2014 record/SEC finish: 46-16, 17-11/fourth
Final RPI: No. 11
Final Baseball America ranking: No. 22
Postseason: 2-2 (NCAA Baton Rouge Regional)
Key returning position players: SS Alex Bregman (.316/.397/.455, 6 HR, 47 RBI, 12-18 SB), OF Andrew Stevenson (.335/.393/.419, 32 RBI, 9-14 SB), IF Conner Hale (.306/.335/.426, 4 HR, 29 RBI), C Kade Scivicque (.304/.377/.467, 7 HR, 31 RBI), OF Mark Laird (.291/.366/.354, 27 RBI, 10-15 SB)
Key returning pitchers: LHP Kyle Bouman (5-2, 2.12, 63.2 IP, 16 BB, 32 SO), LHP Jared Poche (9-3, 2.45 ERA, 91.2 IP, 26 BB, 52 SO), RHP Alden Cartwright (1-1, 2.41 ERA, 33.2 IP, 13 BB, 25 SO), LHP Zac Person (3-1, 2.57 ERA, 28 IP, 12 BB, 29 SO), RHP Parker Bugg (2-2, 2.75 ERA, 2 SV, 36 IP, 5 BB, 29 SO), LHP Hunter Devall (1-0, 3.10 ERA, 20.1 IP, 8 BB, 16 SO), RHP Brady Domangue (2-0, 5.59 ERA, 1 SV, 19.1 IP, 12 BB, 11 SO)
Key position player losses: 1B/C Tyler Moore (.301/.381/.484, 6 HR, 37 RBI), OF Sean McMullen (.288/.390/.507, 7 HR, 40 RBI), 3B Christian Ibarra (.238/.383/.331, 3 HR, 22 RBI)
Key pitcher losses: RHP Aaron Nola (11-1, 1.47 ERA, 116.1 IP, 27 BB, 134 SO), RHP Joe Broussard (3-1, 1.05 ERA, 8 SV, 34.1 IP, 17 BB, 37 SO), RHP Nate Fury (3-1, 2.15 ERA, 29.1 IP, 11 BB, 22 SO), RHP Kurt McCune (2-2, 3.86 ERA, 5 SV, 35 IP, 11 BB, 24 SO), LHP Cody Glenn (1-1, 5.51 ERA, 32.2 IP, 9 BB, 18 SO)
Series record: LSU leads 44-27-1, including 23-7-1 in Baton Rouge
Last at LSU: UK sweep (n/a); UK series win (2007); LSU sweep (2011); LSU series win (2011)
Last meeting: UK won 2-of-3 in Lexington in 2014

Missouri Logo Texas A&M Aggies - April 2-4 (Lexington, Ky.)

Head coach: Rob Childress (ninth year)
2014 record/SEC finish: 36-26, 14-16/T-ninth
Final RPI: No. 31
Final Baseball America ranking: n/a
Postseason: 3-2 (NCAA Houston Regional)
Key returning position players: OF Nick Banks (.327/.386/.427, 2 HR, 26 RBI, 7-12 SB), IF Ryne Birk (.306/.391/.441, 2 HR, 18 RBI), IF Blake Allemand (.290/.397/.319, 24 RBI), IF Patrick McLendon (.279/.367/.331, HR, 21 RBI), IF Logan Taylor (.279/.367/.331, HR, 21 RBI), 3B Logan Nottbrok (.250/.342/.478, 8 HR, 27 RBI), IF Hunter Melton (.245/.364/.284, 12 RBI)
Key returning pitchers: RHP Grayson Long (6-2, 3.12 ERA, 89.1 IP, 28 BB, 55 SO), LHP A.J. Minter (3-0, 1.85 ERA, 2 SV, 24.1 IP, 12 BB, 24 SO), LHP Ty Schlottmann (0-2, 2.59 ERA, 2 SV, 31.1 IP, 10 BB, 26 SO), RHP Andrew Vinson (3-2, 2.95 ERA, 2 SV, 36.2 IP, 11 BB, 34 SO), LHP Matt Kent (3-1, 3.15 ERA, 45.2 IP, 8 BB, 32 SO), LHP Tyler Stubblefield (4-2, 3.81 ERA, 59 IP, 22 BB, 61 SO)
Key position player losses: 1B Cole Lankford (.319/.344/.422, 5 HR, 47 RBI), OF Krey Bratsen (.307/.359/.359, 13 RBI, 18-20 SB), C Troy Stein (.291/.372/.403, 2 HR, 24 RBI), IF Jace Statum (.267/.375/.301, 20 RBI, 11-12 SB)
Key pitcher losses: RHP Daniel Mangden (4-9, 4.08 ERA, 103.2 IP, 29 BB, 95 SO), RHP Parker Ray (4-3, 5.68 ERA, 69.2 IP, 27 BB, 58 SO), RHP Corey Ray (6-1, 1.91 ERA, 37.2 IP, 14 BB, 25 SO), RHP Jason Jester (2-2, 5.19 ERA, 3 SV, 26 IP, 16 BB, 26 SO)
Series record: Series tied 3-3 (all games played in College Station)
Last at UK: UK sweep (n/a); UK series win (n/a); TAMU sweep (n/a); TAMU series win (n/a)
Last meeting: UK won 2-of-3 in College Station in 2014

Missouri Logo Arkansas Razorbacks - April 10-12 (Fayetteville, Ark.)

Head coach: Dave Van Horn (13th season)
2014 record/SEC finish: 40-25, 16-14/eighth
Final RPI: No. 29
Final Baseball America ranking: n/a
Postseason: 2-2 (NCAA Charlottesville Regional)
Key returning position players: OF Joe Serrano (.289/.366/.351, 22 RBI), OF Andrew Benintendi (.276/.368/.333, HR, 27 RBI, 17-21 SB), OF Tyler Spoon (.256/.350/.363, 3 HR, 37 RBI), IF Michael Bernal (.250/.357/.317, 2 HR, 18 RBI), IF Bobby Wernes (.217/.317/.223, 17 RBI)
Key returning pitchers: RHP Trey Killian (4-9, 2.30 ERA, 94 IP, 18 BB, 62 SO), RHP Jacob Stone (4-0, 0.94 ERA, 4 SV, 38.1 IP, 13 BB, 31 SO), RHP Zach Jackson (2-3, 2.53 ERA, 2 SV, 42.2 IP, 21 BB, 42 SO), RHP Jackson Lowery (1-1, 4.04 ERA, SV, 35.2 IP, 13 BB, 35 SO), RHP James Teague (1-0, 4.86 ERA, 16.2 IP, 5 BB, 11 SO), RHP Dominic Taccolini (2-0, 4.94 ERA, 31 IP, 12 BB, 20 SO)
Key position player losses: IF Brian Anderson (.328/.401/.498, 7 HR, 51 RBI, 9-11 SB), 1B Eric Fisher (.268/.315/.451, 9 HR, 45 RBI)
Key pitcher losses: LHP Jalen Beeks (6-4, 1.98 ERA, 81.2 IP, 20 BB, 68 SO), RHP Chris Oliver (9-4, 2.51 ERA, 93.1 IP, 36 BB, 59 SO), LHP Michael Gunn (4-2, 0.74 ERA, 7 SV, 36.2 IP, 16 BB, 35 SO), Colin Poche (3-1, 3.00 ERA, 39 IP, 27 BB, 28 SO), Alex Phillips (3-0, 3.52 ERA, 30.2 IP, 13 BB, 17 SO), Landon Simpson (1-1, 3.55 ERA, 25.1 IP, 12 BB, 20 SO)
Series record: Arkansas leads 35-23, including 18-9 in Fayetteville
Last at ARK: UK sweep (n/a); UK series win (2012); AR sweep (2004); AR series win (2010)
Last meeting: Arkansas won 2-of-3 in Lexington in 2013

Tennessee Volunteers - April 16-18 (Lexington, Ky.)

Kyle Serrano Kyle Serrano

Head coach: Dave Serrano (fourth year)
2014 record/SEC finish: 31-23, 12-18/12th
Final RPI: No. 53
Final Baseball America ranking: n/a
Postseason: n/a
Key returning position players: OF Christin Stewart (.330/.386/.541, 5 HR, 39 RBI), IF Nick Senzel (.315/.419/.420, HR, 39 RBI, 14-17 SB), SS A.J. Simcox (.270/.342/.275, 13 RBI, 13-18 SB), 1B Nathaniel Maggio (.239/.304/.284, 18 RBI), C David Houser (.229/.279/.266, 14 RBI)
Key returning pitchers: LHP Andy Cox (5-1, 2.44 ERA, 2 SV, 77.1 IP, 33 BB, 70 SO), RHP Hunter Martin (4-4, 3.25 ERA, 63.2 IP, 25 BB, 43 SO), RHP Peter Lenstrohm, 1-1, 3.65 ERA, 37 IP, 11 BB, 21 SO), RHP Andrew Lee (4-4, 3.90 ERA, 4 SV, 57.2 IP, 25 BB, 45 SO)
Key position player losses: 2B Will Maddox (.297/.399/.395, 3 HR, 21 RBI, 24-30 SB), 3B Taylor Smart (.292/.396/.416, 4 HR, 29 RBI), OF/IF Scott Price (.285/.367/.447, 3 HR, 29 RBI), OF Vincent Jackson (.234/.311/.325, 2 HR, 27 RBI, 7-11 SB)
Key pitcher losses: RHP Nick Williams (5-5, 3.22 ERA, 89.1 IP, 21 BB, 65 SO), RHP Josh Peterson (2-0, 2.45 ERA, 29.1 IP, 8 BB, 21 SO), RHP Trevor Bettencourt (1-1, 2.93 ERA, 2 SV, 27.2 IP, 10 BB, 25 SO), LHP Drake Owenby (2-3, 3.20 ERA, 5 SV, 25.1 IP, 20 BB, 24 SO)
Series record: Tennessee leads 163-144; UK leads in Lexington, 73-70
Last at UK: UK sweep (n/a); UK series win (2011); UT sweep (2005); UT series win (2007)
Last meeting: UK won 2-of-3 in Knoxville in 2014

Florida Logo Florida Gators - April 24-26 (Gainesville, Fla.)

Head coach: Kevin O'Sullivan (eighth year)
2014 record/SEC finish: 40-23, 21-9/first
Final RPI: No. 8
Final Baseball America ranking: No. 18
Postseason: 0-2 (NCAA Gainesville Regional)
Key returning position players: OF Harrison Bader (.337/.421/.432, 2 HR, 24 RBI, 13-19 SB), SS Richie Martin (.265/.354/.337, HR, 27 RBI, 18-20 SB), IF Peter Alonso (.264/.344/.376, 4 HR, 32 RBI), OF Buddy Reed (.244/.314/.285, 6 RBI), IF John Sternagel (.238/.342/.267, HR, 12 RBI), LHP/1B A.J. Puk (.222/.319/.270, 6 RBI), IF Josh Tobias (.305/.376/.448, 3 HR, 8 RBI)
Key returning pitchers: RHP Logan Shore (7-4, 2.16 ERA, 95.2 IP, 20 BB, 68 SO), LHP Danny Young (5-0, 2.23 ERA, SV, 48.1 IP, 18 BB, 36 SO), LHP Kirby Snead (3-0, 2.40 ERA, 2 SV, 41.1 IP, 5 BB, 22 SO), RHP Aaron Rhodes (5-2, 2.48 ERA, 3 SV, 54.1 IP, 15 BB, 51 SO), LHP/1B A.J. Puk (5-2, 3.19 ERA, SV, 42.1 IP, 18 BB, 46 SO), LHP Bobby Poyner (5-4, 3.47 ERA, 4 SV, 57 IP, 10 BB, 46 SO), RHP Eric Hanhold (4-3, 4.20 ERA, 3 SV, 49.1 IP, 18 BB, 36 SO), RHP Dane Dunning (1-1, 4.50 ERA, 24 IP, 11 BB, 31 SO), RHP Shaun Anderson (0-2, 5.60 ERA, SV, 17.2 IP, 3 BB, 8 SO)
Key position player losses: C Taylor Gushue (.316/.389/.467, 6 HR, 49 RBI), 2B Casey Turgeon (.259/.364/.352, 4 HR, 33 RBI), RHP/IF Justin Shafer (.211/.325/.253, HR, 10 RBI)
Key pitcher losses: RHP Ryan Harris (3-2, 3.00 ERA, 5 SV, 36 IP, 12 BB, 19 SO), RHP Karsten Whitson (1-1, 3.86 ERA, 37.1 IP, 23 BB, 21 SO), Justin Shafer RHP/IF (1-0, 4.17 ERA, 36.2 IP, 7 BB, 27 SO)
Series record: Florida leads 131-60-1, including 63-19 in Gainesville
Last at UF: UK sweep (1993); UK series win (2013); UF sweep (2005); UF series win (2009E)
Last meeting: UK won 2-of-3 in Lexington in 2014

Vanderbilt Commodores - May 1-3 (Lexington, Ky.)

Head coach: Tim Corbin (13th year)
2014 record/SEC finish: 51-21, 17-13/T-fifth
Final RPI: No. 2
Final Baseball America ranking: No. 1
Postseason: College World Series Champions
Key returning position players: OF Bryan Reynolds (.338/.395/.480, 4 HR, 54 RBI, 14-20 SB), SS Dansby Swanson (.333/.411/.475, 3 HR, 34 RBI, 22-27 SB), 3B Xavier Turner (.284/.355/.368, 2 HR, 38 RBI, 18-25 SB), OF Rhett Wiseman (.277/.343/.387, 30 RBI, 12-17 SB), 1B Zander Wiel (.260/.378/.409, 5 HR, 44 RBI, 13-17 SB), C Jason Delay (.246/.374/.325, 13 RBI), OF Ro Coleman (.217/.343/.261, HR, 13 RBI, 4-9 SB), OF/IF Nolan Rogers (.203/.310/.243, 14 RBI)
Key returning pitchers: RHP Carson Fulmer (7-1, 1.98 ERA, 10 SV, 91 IP, 41 BB, 95 SO), RHP Walker Buehler (12-2, 2.64 ERA, 102.1 IP, 31 BB, 111 SO), RHP Tyler Ferguson (8-4, 2.69 ERA, 77 IP, 30 BB, 65 SO), RHP Hayden Stone (4-0, 1.71 ERA, 3 SV, 58 IP, 14 BB, 80 SO), LHP John Kilichowski (0-0, 1.57 ERA, 23 IP, 8 BB, 22 SO)
Key position player losses: OF John Norwood (.298/.368/.404, 3 HR, 32 RBI, 17-25 SB), SS Vince Conde (.284/.355/.368, 2 HR, 38 RBI, 15-17 SB)
Key pitcher losses: RHP Tyler Beede (8-8, 4.05 ERA, 113.1 IP, 54 BB, 116 SO), RHP Adam Ravenelle (3-2, 1.35 ERA, 3 SV, 40 IP, 14 BB, 37 SO), RHP Brian Miller (1-1, 1.93 ERA, 5 SV, 42 IP, 8 BB, 37 SO), LHP Jared Miller (7-2, 4.35 ERA, 62 IP, 27 BB, 46 SO), LHP Steven Rice (7-2, 4.35 ERA, 62 IP, 27 BB, 46 SO), RHP TJ Pecoraro (1-1, 8.20 ERA, 18.2 IP, 12 BB, 16 SO)
Series record: Kentucky leads 142-138-5, including 71-52-1 in Lexington
Last at UK: UK sweep (1988); UK series win (2009); VU sweep (2013); VU series win (2013)
Last meeting: Vanderbilt won 2-of-3 in Nashville in 2014

Georgia Logo Georgia Bulldogs - May 8-10 (Lexington, Ky.)

Head coach: Scott Stricklin (second year)
2014 record/SEC finish: 26-29, 11-18/13th
Final RPI: No. 58
Final Baseball America ranking: n/a
Postseason: n/a
Key returning position players: C Brandon Stephens (.262/.302/.308, 7 RBI), 1B Daniel Nichols (.260/.367/.347, 2 HR, 19 RBI), OF Stephen Wrenn (.254/.337/.272, 20 RBI, 16-20 SB), C Zack Bowers (.189/.299/.302, 3 HR, 19 RBI), IF Mike Bell (.250/.308/.322, HR, 8 RBI), C/OF Skyler Weber (.261/.357/.297, 12 RBI)
Key returning pitchers: RHP Robert Tyler (6-4, 2.68 ERA, 80.2 IP, 22 BB, 64 SO), RHP David Sosebee (1-4, 3.12 ERA, SV, 57.2 IP, 23 BB, 36 SO), LHP Ryan Lawlor (4-6, 4.22 ERA, 71 IP, 26 BB, 56 SO), RHP Jared Cheek (5-6, 4.09 ERA, 3 SV, 44 IP, 15 BB, 31 SO), LHP/1B Jared Walsh (1-1, 6.00 ERA, 9 IP, 6 BB, 7 SO)
Key position player losses: OF/IF Hunter Cole (.319/.400/.430, 3 HR, 31 RBI), IF Nelson Ward (.306/.417/.426, 2 HR, 34 RBI, 10-16 SB), OF Connor Welton (.284/.353/.324, HR, 18 RBI), IF Jess Posey (.190/.302/.238, HR, 20 RBI)
Key pitcher losses: RHP Ross Ripple (2-1, 3.82 ERA, 35.1 IP, 25 BB, 22 SO), RHP Dylan Cole (1-0, 4.78 ERA, 32 IP, 10 BB, 15 SO), LHP Patrick Boling (3-4, 4.94 ERA, 47.1 IP, 27 BB, 26 SO), LHP Jarrett Brown (1-1, 6.67 ERA, 27 IP, 15 BB, 11 SO), RHP Pete Nagel (1-0, 7.56 ERA, SV, 16.2 IP, 17 BB, 21 SO)
Series record: Georgia leads 127-90-1, including 48-43-1 in Lexington
Last at UK: UK sweep (1977); UK series win (2013); UGA sweep (2009); UGA series win (2009)
Last meeting: UK won 2-of-3 in Athens in 2014

Missouri Logo Missouri Tigers (May 14-16 (Columbia, Mo.)

Head coach: Tim Jamieson (21st year)
2014 record/SEC finish: 20-33, 6-24/14th
Final RPI: No. 139
Final Baseball America ranking: n/a
Postseason: n/a
Key returning position players: OF Logan Pearson (.262/.387/.333, 5 RBI), IF Josh Lester (.237/.298/.278, HR, 13 RBI), IF Ryan Howard (.237/.340/.302, HR, 20 RBI), OF Jake Ring (.203/.272/.222, 10 RBI)
Key returning pitchers: RHP Alec Rash (0-0, 2.04 ERA, 17.2 IP, 7 BB, 16 SO), RHP Breckin Williams (3-1, 2.52 ERA, 2 SV, 35.2 IP, 9 BB, 23 SO), RHP Griffin Goodrich (2-0, 2.66 ERA, 20.1 IP, 4 BB, 15 SO), RHP Peter Fairbanks (4-7, 4.33 ERA, 62.1 IP, 20 BB, 33 SO), RHP Austin Tribby (1-0, 5.75 ERA, 20.1 IP, 11 BB, 21 SO), RHP Andrew Schwaab (1-1, 6.06 ERA, 16.1 IP, 4 BB, 6 SO)
Key position player losses: C Dylan Kelly (.330/.405/.453, 3 HR, 27 RBI), DH Eric Anderson (.270/.355/.407, 3 HR, 21 RBI), IF Kendall Keeton (.262/.311/.296, 18 RBI), IF Shane Segovia (.228/.307/.323, HR, 15 RBI), IF Dillon Everett (.215/.306/.255, HR, 22 RBI)
Key pitcher losses: RHP Eric Anderson (2-3, 3.30 ERA, 43.2 IP, 7 BB, 46 SO), RHP Brett Graves (3-6, 3.87 ERA, 93 IP, 18 BB, 64 SO), RHP John Miles (2-6, 5.20 ERA, 62.1 IP, 17 BB, 41 SO), RHP Ryan Phillips (2-1, 5.26 ERA, 25.2 IP, 8 BB, 17 SO)
Series record: Missouri leads 4-3, including 2-1 in Columbia
Last at MO: UK sweep (n/a); UK series win (n/a); MO sweep (n/a); MO series win (2013)
Last meeting: Missouri won 2-of-3 in Lexington in 2014