BluGrass Baseball Saturday review: Week Nine

College Baseball
Recaps and awards from a busy Kentucky Saturday on the diamond:
  • The University of Louisville (13) swept a Saturday double header from West Virginia with an 8-1 win in game one and a 12-9, 11-inning victory in game two. Senior first baseman Andrew Clark was 4-9 with a home run, six RBI and three runs scored in= the double-header. Right-handed ace Thomas Royse earned the win in game one with eight shutout innings of work. (Box Score GM 1) (Box Score GM2)
  • Western Kentucky University was swept in its double header Saturday against Florida Atlantic with a 5-4 loss in game one and a 9-8 loss in game two. WKU dropped all three games in the series. Sophomore outfielder Jared Andreoli and Kes Carter each recorded a three-hit game in the double header. (Box Score GM 1) (Box Score GM 2)
  • Morehed State University earned a key double-header sweep of in-state rival Eastern Kentucky University with a 20-8 win in game one and a 16-4 win in game two. Senior shortstop Drew Lee launched three home runs in game one, and sophomore catcher Taylor Davis was 8-10 with two home runs, 12 RBI and 3 runs scored on the afternoon. (Box Score GM 1) (Box Score GM 2)
  • The University of Florida clinched a series victory against the University of Kentucky with a 6-3 win Saturday. UK Sophomore second baseman Andy Burns was 2-3 with a home run, and freshman left-handed pitcher Taylor Rogers took the loss after allowing four runs in six and two-third innings. (Box Score)
  • Murray State University was swept in a Saturday double-header against SIU Edwardsville. The Breds wasted a three-run, six and one-third innings performance from Chris Craycraft in game one. Left fielder Elliot Frey was 3-3 in game two. (Box Score GM 1) (Box Score GM 2)

Hitter of the Day: C Taylor Davis (Morehead St.)

  • Stats: 8-10, 2 HR, 12 RBI, 3 R
  • Honorable Mention: Andrew Clark (UofL), Drew Lee (Morehead St.), Michael Fear (Morehead St.), Jayson Langfels (EKU), Bryan Propst (Murray St.), Kes Carter (WKU), Andy Burns (UK)

Pitcher of the Day: RHP Thomas Royse (UofL)

  • Stats: 1-0, 8 IP, 7 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 4 SO
  • Honorable Mention: RHP Matthew Robertson (Morehead St.), RHP Chris Craycraft (Murray St.), Taylor Rogers (UK), Rye Davis (WKU)
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