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    Baseball Fall World Series Rosters Announced

    Oct. 29, 2012

    LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The Kentucky baseball team will hold a three-game fall world series to conclude the fall practice season, starting on Friday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium. The series will resume on Saturday and conclude on Sunday.

    The teams were drafted on Monday morning by the team captains, consisting of Blue captains Micheal Thomas and Walter Wijas and White captains Jerad Grundy and Zac Zellers.

    The game one first pitch on Friday will be at 2:15 p.m. ET at Cliff Hagan Stadium. Game times on Saturday and Sunday are to be determined.

    Kentucky is coming off a record-breaking season in 2012, when the Wildcats won a school-record 45 games and tied their best finishes in the NCAA and SEC Tournaments. UK returns 2012 Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Year centerfielder Austin Cousino, consensus first-team freshman All-America two-way standout A.J. Reed, All-SEC starting pitcher Corey Littrell, in addition to Trevor Gott the UK single-season record holder for saves. UK also returns starting middle infielders Matt Reida and J.T. Riddle and starting outfielders Lucas Witt and Zac Zellers. UK also welcomes the No. 11/18 recruiting class in college baseball, as ranked by Collegiate Baseball and Baseball America.

    BLUE TEAM


     

     

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    No.NamePOS.B/THt.Wt.Cl.Hometown/Previous School
    35 Zach Arnold C R/R 6-2 175 FR Frankfort, Ky./Franklin County
    43 Kyle Barrett OF L/L 5-11 175 FR Douglasville, Ga./Chapel Hill
    46 Thomas Bernal IF/C R/R 6-0 210 R-SO Paso Robles, Calif./Paso Robles
    3 Andrew Bryant IF R/R 5-9 170 R-FR Lexington, Ky./Tates Creek
    23 Kyle Cody RHP R/R 6-7 225 FR Chippewa Falls, Wis./McDonnell Central
    25 Ryne Combs LHP L/L 6-0 170 FR Lexington, Ky./Bryan Station
    5 Trevor Gott RHP R/R 6-0 190 JR Lexington, Ky./Tates Creek
    44 Dorian Hairston OF R/R 5-11 200 FR Lexington, Ky./Tates Creek
    21 Corey Littrell LHP L/L 6-3 190 JR Louisville, Ky./Trinity
    17 Taylor Martin RHP R/R 6-4 195 SO Lexington, Ky./Lexington Catholic
    18 A.J. Reed LHP/1B L/L 6-4 235 SO Terre Haute, Ind.//Terre Haute South
    6 Matt Reida IF L/R 5-11 178 JR Russiaville, Ind./Western
    16 Zack Storm IF R/R 6-0 190 FR London, Ky./North Laurel
    42 Micheal Thomas C R/R 5-11 210 R-JR Elizabethtown, Ky./Elizabethtown
    34 Thomas Weaver IF R/R 6-1 185 FR Salem, Va./North Cross
    8 Walter Wijas RHP R/R 6-2 215 SR Elk Grove Village, Ill./James Conant
    7 Lucas Witt OF R/R 6-1 190 JR Lexington, Ky./Lexington Christian

    Captains: Micheal Thomas, Walter Wijas

    WHITE TEAM

    No.NamePOS.B/THt.Wt.Cl.Hometown/Previous School
    15 Jeff Boehm OF/LHP L/L 6-1 205 SO Lansing, Ill./Mt. Carmel
    19 Austin Cousino OF L/L 5-10 178 SO Dublin, Ohio/Dublin Coffman
    28 Tyler Cox RHP R/R 5-11 175 FR Lexington, Ky./Dunbar
    24 Dylan Dwyer LHP L/L 6-1 170 FR Murray, Ky./Calloway County
    40 Greg Fettes C R/R 6-2 220 R-FR Madison Heights, Mich./Lamphere
    26 Jerad Grundy LHP L/L 6-1 200 SR Johnsburg, Ill./Miami/Heartland CC
    9 Max Kuhn IF R/R 5-11 198 SO Zionsville, Ind./Zionsville
    4 Paul McConkey IF L/R 5-11 185 JR Knoxville, Tenn./Halls
    22 Matt Pope RHP R/R 6-7 220 FR Johnson City, Tenn./Halls
    10 J.T. Riddle IF L/R 6-3 185 JR Frankfort, Ky./Western Hills
    11 Jacob Russell C/IF R/R 6-4 235 SO Lawrenceburg, Ky./Anderson County
    27 Damon Saunders OF R/R 5-10 180 R-SO Louisville, Ky./Butler
    39 Casey Schroeder C S/R 6-2 200 FR Glandorf, Ohio/Ottawa-Glandorf
    14 Chandler Shepherd RHP R/R 6-2 185 SO Louisa, Ky./Lawrence County
    29 Zach Strecker RHP R/R 6-4 200 R-FR Louisville, Ky./Eastern
    47 Storm Wilson OF S/R 5-11 175 FR Science Hill, Ky./Somerset
    2 Zac Zellers OF R/R 6-0 185 SR St. Louis, Mo./Rockwood/Heartland CC

    Captains: Zac Zellers, Jerad Grundy