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5  Trevor Gott
Trevor Gott

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lexington, Ky.

High School:
Tates Creek

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190

Position:
RHP

B/T:
R/R


04/22/2013

No. 24 Baseball Travels to Western Kentucky

Wildcats In Midst of Season-Long Seven Game Road Swing

04/20/2013

No. 14 S. Carolina Walks Off With 11-Inning Win

Series Concludes on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. ET at Carolina Stadium

04/20/2013

No. 17 Baseball at No. 14 South Carolina -- Game Two -- Postgame Notes

No. 17 Baseball at No. 14 South Carolina -- Game Two -- Postgame Notes

04/18/2013

No. 17 Baseball Travels to No. 14 South Carolina

Wildcats in Midst of 14 of their Next 16 Games vs. Top-20 Foes

04/16/2013

Big Innings Lead No. 8 Louisville to Series Split

Wildcats Return to Action on Friday at No. 14 South Carolina

05/05/2012

Gott on breaking UK save record

Trevor Gott set a single-season UK record with his ninth save on Saturday.

• 2013 preseason No. 54 NCAA junior (Perfect Game)
• 2013 preseason 59th-best NCAA player (College Baseball Daily)
• 2012 No. 41 prospect in the Cape Cod League (Perfect Game)
• 2012 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award Watch List
• 2012 NCBWA Stopper of the Year Award Watch List
• 2011 Russell Ford Cape Cod League Reliever of the Year
• 2011 Cape Cod Baseball League All-Star
• 2011 first-team Cape Cod Baseball League
• 2011 No. 60 prospect in the Cape Cod Baseball League (Perfect Game)

Outlook
Was a dominant closer in setting the school-record for saves in 2012 and is primed to help anchor a UK bullpen that went 40-0 when leading after seven innings last year ... Set the new single-season saves record as a sophomore while UK shattered the team record with 22 saves, with Gott leading the top bullpen in college baseball ... Was on the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award Watch List, given to the top player in the nation, and the NCBWA Stopper of the Year Award Watch List, given to the top reliever ... The 2011 Cape Cod League Reliever of the year, ended his summer short in the CCBL in 2012 ... The former Gatorade High School Player of the Year, was praised throughout 2012 by coach Gary Henderson for his leadership and unselfishness as the Wildcat bullpen used several weapons available to get late-inning outs ... Had a heroic outing in the 21-inning game in the NCAA Tournament vs. No. 25 Kent State, hurling a career-long four shutout innings from the 9th-12th inning, including making his first career at bat to keep his dominating stuff on the mound.

Summer
Was dominant during his first six appearances as the returning save leader in the Cape Cod League, before being shut down in his seventh appearance for the summer ... Finished with four saves, striking out 10 in 7.2 innings, walking three and allowing five hits ... Didn't allow a run in his first six outings, allowing two runs in a loss in his final appearance, before ending his summer ... In his first six outings, worked seven innings, allowing three hits and one walk, striking out nine ... Didn't allow a hit in his first five CCBL innings, just surrendering a walk ... Entering his final appearance, opponents owned a .136 average ... Despite only spending two weeks in the CCBL, finished the year ranked No. 3 in the CCBL in saves ... Was the 2011 Russell Ford Award winner as the top reliever in the Cape.

2012
One of the top relievers in college baseball, set the school-record with a nine-save season ... Was a force in the late innings for UK, pacing the Wildcat bullpen to a 40-0 record when leading after seven innings ... Appeared in 23 games with a 3-0 record and a 2.16 ERA ... Saved nine of 10 games and nine consecutive chances to finish the year ... Tossed 25 innings, allowing 17 hits and seven walks, striking out 38 ... Opponents hit a .189 clip ... Was especially dominant in SEC play, appearing in 11 games with a 1-0 record and a 2.45 ERA, tossing 11 innings, with three hits and three runs allowed, walking three and striking out 15 ... Did not allow a hit in conference play until April 29 at Vanderbilt in the series finale, his second outing in a 15-day span ... During his first seven shutout SEC appearances, tossed 6.1 hitless innings, allowing one walk and striking out eight with five saves ... Without a two-run inning vs. Buffalo on Feb. 26 (first save chance) and three-runs surrendered at Vanderbilt on April 29, owned a 2-0 record and a 0.39 ERA, saving nine games in 23 innings, allowing 13 hits, one earned run, six walks and striking out 37 ... In non-conference games, was 2-0 with a 1.93 ERA in 14 innings, saving 3-of-4 games with 23 strikeouts ... Was 2-0 with a 1.59 ERA at home in 13 games with seven saves in 11.1 innings, striking out 20 ... Was 5-for-5 in saves in the month of March, with a 0.00 ERA in 10 appearances ... Had a heroic pitching performance in the opener of the NCAA Tournament vs. No. 25 Kent State, taking the mound in the ninth inning of an eventual 21-inning game and hurling the most dominating outing of his career, a career-long four innings, allowing two singles and one walk, striking out six in 62 pitches ... Struck out the side in the ninth inning, retiring eight consecutive hitters - five by strikeout - before a harmless two-out single ... Struck out the side in his first outing of the year at USC Upstate ... First save chance of 2012, allowing a game-tying homer over the short rightfield porch at Cliff Hagan Stadium vs. Buffalo, picking up the win as UK walked off in the bottom of the ninth, his only blown save ... Picked up first save vs. Morehead State with a perfect inning, notching saves vs. UIC and Murray State to enter conference play ... Exerted his dominance in UK's series sweep over No. 2 South Carolina, the two-time defending NCAA Champions ... Tossed a shutout inning to clinch the series on Saturday vs. the Gamecocks, his fourth save ... On Sunday vs. USC, tossed a shutout inning with two strikeouts for his fifth save ... Hurled a shutout inning at Tennessee and picked up his sixth save of the year at No. 18 Georgia, despite a two-out throwing error ... Notched seventh save with two outs vs. No. 10 Ole Miss ... In a wise move by UK head coach Gary Henderson in a doubleheader at No. 9 Arkansas, UK used Tim Peterson for a save in the first game of the twinbill, saving Gott for a four-out save to clinch the series in the rubber match, getting two strikeouts ... After getting the final out vs. Vanderbilt on a Saturday, came into jam in the bottom of the eighth inning vs. Vanderbilt, allowing his first SEC runs on a grand slam from Conor Harrell ... Rebounded with his record setting ninth save vs. No. 5 Florida in the series finale ... In an extra-inning win at Indiana on May 8, hurled a then career-best 2.1 innings, allowing one run and striking out three to pick up the win as Sam Mahar saved the game ... Had a dominating 1.1 inning outing vs. Alabama with three strikeouts ... Struck out three in 1.1 innings at Mississippi State ... Had a dominating summer, earning Russell Ford Cape Cod League Reliever of the Year honors, the first Wildcat to earn the accolade since Scott Smith in 1992 ... Named a CCBL All-Star and as a first-team CCBL post-season honoree ... Earned the save in the CCBL All-Star Game at Fenway Park, finishing off the game in the driving rain, securing the win for his UK teammate, Taylor Rogers, who had started the game ... Saved 13 games in 13 chances ... Had a 1.29 ERA in 18 relief outings in the regular-season for Orleans, posting 12 saves with 26 strikeouts in 21 innings, walking only four and allowing only 14 hits ... Picked up five of his 13 saves by getting more than three outs, including a two-inning save ... Led Orleans to the CCBL Playoffs ... Ranked as the No. 60 prospect in the CCBL by Perfect Game USA.

2011
Proved to be one of the top relievers in college baseball as a freshman, appearing in 23 games with two saves, a 2-4 record and a 3.62 ERA ... Tossed 27.1 innings, walking 16 and striking out 34 ... Without three rocky outings at LSU (4/28/11 - 0.1 IP, 2 ER), at Western Kentucky (4/19/11 - 0.1 IP, 4 R) and at Florida (5/21/11 - 1.0 IP, 3 R), owned a dominating 2-3 record and a 0.70 ERA with two saves in 25.2 innings, striking out 32 ... Inherited 25 runners on the year, allowing nine to score ... Appeared in 12 SEC games, posting a 0-2 record and a 4.72 ERA with one save and 14 strikeouts in 13.1 innings ... Had a 2-2 record with a 2.57 ERA in 11 non-conference games, striking out 20 in 14 innings ... Was nearly perfect at Cliff Hagan Stadium posting a 1-0 record with a save and a 0.63 ERA at home ... Was perfect in nine games that UK won, with a 2-0 record and a 0.00 ERA and two saves, striking out 19 in 14 innings ... Was 1-3, with a 2.08 ERA in day games and a 1-1 record and a 9.53 ERA in night games ... Tossed two innings in his collegiate debut, striking out three with UK's defense allowing four earned runs ... Did not allow an earned run in his first 11 career games ... Fanned four in 1.2 innings in his home debut vs. Eastern Michigan ... Tossed 2.1 shutout innings vs. Illinois-Chicago for his first career win ... Tossed dominating outing on March 6 in the final game of the 2011 Houston College Classic vs. red-hot Utah, allowing one hit with four strikeouts in two innings with his first save of 2011 ... Tossed a career-high 2.2 shutout innings vs. Tennessee, striking out two ... Fanned three in 1.1 innings vs. Cincinnati ... Had a great outing at Alabama, tossing 2.1 innings without allowing an earned run, with an error leading to a hard-luck loss ... Charted two innings at 2010-11 NCAA Champion South Carolina, allowing one run with two strikeouts ... Going into his final six career outings, had a 0.38 ERA ... Tossed a perfect 1.1 innings at Louisville, allowing one run and striking out three for his second career win ... Over two outings, tossed 1.1 perfect innings at Ole Miss ... Got two outs vs. No. 12 Arkansas, striking out both hitters for his second career save.

High School
The Gatorade Kentucky High School Player of the Year ... Earned five letters for coach Dom Fucci at Tates Creek High School ... Named all-state as a junior and senior, earning regional player of the year accolades ... Named first-team all-city for three seasons ... "Trevor Gott is one of the best high school pitchers I have ever seen," Fucci said. "He only gave up one earned run all season. You can't ask for any more than he has given our team." ... As a senior, posted a 6-0 record and a 1.12 ERA with 76 strikeouts in 47.1 innings ... At the plate, Gott hit .382 with two homers and 13 RBI ... In a pivotal game against defending state champion LCA on May 24, 2010, Gott struck out 13 in a shutout win ... In a voting of coaches and media members, was voted as the top player in the state in a ranking of the top 100 prospects in the state compiled by IHigh.com ... A preseason All-America selection by Perfect Game in 2008-09 ... Earned rookie of the year accolades as a freshman, posting a 2.95 ERA ... As a sophomore, led Tates Creek in hitting (.338) and strikeouts.

Personal
Full name is Trevor Vaughan Gott ... Son of Vaughan and Teresa ... Has three sisters, Morgan (24), Madison (22) and Tatum (18) ... Born Aug. 26, 1992 in Lexington, Ky.

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