UK baseball holds No. 1 spot



By David Schuh

After taking two of three from No. 10 Ole Miss over the weekend, the UK baseball team maintained their No. 1 ranking in the weekly Collegiate Baseball poll Monday afternoon.

They also moved up to No. 2 by Baseball America and No. 2 in the USA Today/ESPN Coaches’ Poll. Here’s an overview of where the Cats fall in the various national rankings:

Collegiate Baseball – No. 1 | Last week – No. 1

USA Today/ESPN Coaches’ Poll – No. 2 | Last week – No. 4

Baseball America – No.3 | Last week – No. 8

NCAA Baseball RPI – No. 4 | Last week – No. 6

Also, junior Luke Maile was named SEC Player of the Week. Maile hit .471 for the week, with three doubles, three home runs and six RBI.

The Cats play No. 20 Louisville Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. at Cliff Hagan Stadium.