UK Junior J.T. Riddle Sets New School-Record with a 6-for-6 Game
SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll (2013)
Summer Played for the Lexington Hustlers in the Great Lakes League ... Played in 28 games, hitting .211 (20-for-95) with seven runs, six doubles, two triples and 11 RBI ... Had an 8-28 walk-strikeout ratio, stealing 5-of-5 bases ... Finished with a .294 on-base percentage.
2013 Competitive right-handed hitting outfielder played in six games with one start ... Batted .286 (2-for-7) with an RBI and a walk ... Had a .375 on-base percentage in limited time ... Went 1-for-4 in SEC play ... Made one start, as the DH for UK during its second game of the series at No. 14 South Carolina, hitting No. 9 ... First collegiate appearance came with a pinch-hit RBI single vs. Niagara ... First career SEC appearance came at No. 14 South Carolina, with UK looking for toughness in the lineup it turned to Hairston for a pinch-hit single ... Earned the start in the following game after his single, going 0-for-3 with a pair of strikeouts.
High School Starred at Tates Creek High School, the same program that produced UK standout righthander Trevor Gott ... Led Tates Creek in hits (32), triples (five), homers (three), RBI (23) and slugging percentage (.540) as a senior ... Named honorable mention all-state by the KHSBCA ... Earned four letters under coach Dom Fucci at Tates Creek ... Attended Governor's Scholar for the Arts program.
Personal Full name is Dorian Geoffrey Hairston ... Born Jan. 28, 1994 in Lexington, Ky. ... Son of Donald and Valerie Hairston ... Has a younger brother, Devin (17) ... Father played basketball at Berea.