Gamecocks fall to Kentucky, 9-2, to close out series
LEXINGTON – The University of South Carolina baseball team fell, 9-2, to Kentucky Sunday afternoon (May 7) at Kentucky Proud Park.
Dylan Brewer led Carolina’s offense with two hits and two RBI, including his seventh home run of the season. Michael Braswell and Carson Hornung each had two hits.
Matthew Becker allowed three earned runs and five hits with four strikeouts and five walks in four innings, taking the loss.
Brewer’s home run tied the game at two in the top of the third, but Kentucky answered with three in the third and two apiece in the seventh and eighth frames.
- The Gamecocks were swept for the first time this season.
- Brewer extended his reached base streak to 21 games.
- Gavin Casas was 5-for-12 in the Kentucky series with three home runs.
Carolina hosts North Florida on Tuesday afternoon (May 9) at 4 p.m. at Founders Park. The game will be streamed on SEC Network Plus.