TAMPA, Fla. (UCFKnights.com) - The Knights dropped the first game of their series against USF on Friday evening, 4-0, at the USF Baseball Stadium. UCF fell in the opener against the Bulls back on April 15 and bounced back to win the three-game set with a pair of victories in the final two games.
The victory was earned by Phoenix Sanders (5-3), who fanned a career-high 12 in eight innings of work. A pair of hits and one RBI were each registered by Kevin Merell, Duke Stunkel and Luke Maglich.
The Knights continue their series at USF on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. The three-game set at the USF Baseball Complex concludes at noon on Sunday.