Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer

Cougars Face Kentucky and Illinois State

Cougars Face Kentucky and Illinois State

SIUE (4-7)
at Kentucky (11-4)
March 12, 3 p.m. CT
Lexington, Ky.
Live Video
Live Stats

vs. Illinois State (8-5)
March 13, 4 p.m. CT
Simmons Baseball Complex
Live Audio
Live stats

Probable Pitching Matchups:
Tuesday: SIUE RHP Brian Chandler (0-0) vs. UK LHP Mason Hazelwood
Wednesday: SIUE TBA vs. Illinois State TBA

  • SIUE will face Kentucky of the SEC Tuesday before playing host to the Missouri Valley's Illinois State Redbirds Wednesday
  • SIUE is 4-7 and is coming off a series loss at Tennessee Tech
  • The Cougars are sixth in the OVC in hitting with a .252 team batting average
  • Freshman Jack Rigoni is hitting .357 which is eighth in the league. He is seventh in the league with 15 hits
  • Raul Elguezabal leads the league in double per game at 0.45
  • SIUE RHP Brian Chandler will make his first appearance of the year for the Cougars Tuesday
  • Kentucky is 11-4 and is 4-0 vs. OVC teams. UK has swept a three-game series from Austin Peay and also boasts a win over Eastern Kentucky
  • Kentucky sophomore lefthander Mason Hazelwood will start Tuesday's game for the Wildcats. He is 0-1 with a 2.16 earned run average in three appearances (two starts)
  • Illinois State is 8-5 and is 5-1 vs. the OVC. The Redbirds swept a series at Belmont to open the year and won two of three in a series at Murray State. ISU travels to Southeast Missouri Tuesday
  • Tuesday's game will be streamed via SEC Network+ and will have live stats available at 
  • Audio of Wednesday's game will be streamed at Live stats are available at



Saturday Baseball at 5 pm
March 30, 2019 Saturday Baseball at 5 pm
Purple Aces Down Cougars
March 27, 2019 Purple Aces Down Cougars
Redbirds Down Cougars
March 13, 2019 Redbirds Down Cougars
Cougars Drop Opener at UAB
February 15, 2019 Cougars Drop Opener at UAB