No. 14 Knights Set for Second Midweek Game at Home

ORLANDO, Fla. – After a 4-1 week, the Knights are back at John Euliano Park on host the Jacksonville University Dolphins for the second mid-week contest at home. First pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Tuesday evening.


  • The Knights history with Jacksonville dates back to 1972 when the two programs met for the first time. UCF currently leads the all-time series sitting at 46-39.
  • Jaylyn Whitehead is coming off of a week that saw him pick up a win and a save in two appearances for the Knights. The redshirt-senior allowed just one hit and no runs in 8.0 innings of work with 10 strikeouts.
  • In five games last week, Gephry Pena hit .500 at the plate with three doubles. Pena scored seven times himself over the week, driving in five RBIs. He also went 3-for-3 on stolen bases, bringing his season total to nine


  • For the second week in a row, the Knights have received national attention in the polls, being ranked in all six of the major polls.
  • D1baseball.com has UCF at No.14, the highest rank out of the six major national polls.
  • The USA Today Coaches Poll and Collegiate Baseball Newspaper both tabbed the Knights at No. 15.
  • Baseball America and Perfect Game each had the Black and Gold listed at No. 19 in their week three polls.


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The UCF baseball team is set for its fourth season under head coach Greg Lovelady and will welcome seven teams from the 2019 NCAA Tournament to John Euliano Park in 2020. Click here or call (407) 823-1000 for ticket information.

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