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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 ukathletics.com 
  • Audio of Wednesday's game will be streamed at SIUECougarNetwork.com. Live stats are available at SIUEStats.com

 

 

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