Utah Baseball Hosts Nationally Ranked UCLA

first_img Tags: Baseball/Pac 12/Utah Utes FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSALT LAKE CITY – The Utah baseball team hosts 17th-ranked UCLA in a three-game Pac-12 series beginning on Friday, April 13, at 6:00 p.m. MT.The series continues on Saturday, April 14, and Sunday, April 15, with both games at 1:00 p.m. MT.All three games will be live streamed at UtahUtes.com with radio at ESPN 700 AM (Saturday’s game will begin in progress at 100.7 FM).Utah (9-22, 4-5 Pac-12) is 7-4 in its last 11 games.Utah is fifth in the Pac-12 in batting average (.273), total bases (406) and hits (291). The Utes are fourth in the league in stolen bases (27) and tied for fourth with seven triples. Utah leads the league with 11 pickoffs. The Utes are tied for first in the Pac-12 with 28 double plays and second in the league in assists (326).DaShawn Keirsey, Jr., ranks in the top 10 in the league in several categories including ranking second in the Pac-12 and 14th in the NCAA wit ha .410 batting average. Keirsey leads the league and is 10th in the NCAA with 14 doubles and is sixth in the NCAA in doubles per game (0.54). Trenton Stoltz is tied for first in the Pac-12 and ninth in the NCAA with 19 appearances on the mound. Oliver Dunn is tied for third in the Pac-12 with 22 double plays. Brett Brocoff is one of five pitchers in the Pac-12 this year who has not given up a home run.UCLA is 19-9 overall and 8-4 in the Pac-12. The Bruins recently won two out of three from second-ranked Stanford and dropped a midweek game against Long Beach State. April 11, 2018 /Sports News – Local Utah Baseball Hosts Nationally Ranked UCLA Robert Lovell Written bylast_img read more