Knights Travel to Troy

ORLANDO, Fla. – After a midweek heartbreak in extra innings at Florida State on Wednesday evening, the Knights are looking to bounce back with another weekend series victory, this time at Troy for a three-game set. First pitch on Friday is set for 7 p.m., with a 4 p.m. start on Saturday and the series finale begins at 2 p.m. on Sunday (all times ET).

The Weekend Rotation
GAME 1 – Friday, 7 p.m. | WATCH | LIVE STATS
Colton Gordon – LHP (2-2, 1.91 ERA, 41K)  vs. Orlando Ortiz – RHP (2-2, 5.96 ERA, 29 K)

GAME 2 – Saturday, 4 p.m. | WATCH | LIVE STATS
Jack Sinclair – RHP (1-1, 18.1 ERA, 11 K) vs Garrett Gainous, RHP (3-1, 4.39 ERA, 30 K)

GAME 3 – Sunday, 2 p.m. | WATCH | LIVE STATS
AJ Jones – RHP (2-1, 2.57 ERA, 25 K)  vs. Bay Witcher – RHP (3-1, 5.96 ERA, 12 K)

  • The last meeting between Troy and the Knights came 16 years ago in 2005. UCF is riding a five-game win streak and sits 17-9 all-time against the Trojans.
  • Colton Gordon has made five starts in 2021, and has not allowed more than two runs in a single outing (averages 6.2 IP per game)
  • With his seventh inning single against Florida State, Gephry Pena's on-base streak extends to 20 straight games, dating back to March 6, 2020.
  • In his last outing, Jack Sinclair registered his longest outing at 6.0 IP, allowing just three hits and striking out five

The UCF baseball team is set for its fifth season under head coach Greg Lovelady and will welcome two teams from the 2019 NCAA Tournament to John Euliano Park in 2021. Featuring a 26-game home schedule, John Euliano Park is set to host some of the best collegiate baseball in the country. They are set to have four doubleheaders throughout the season, so come spend the day at the ballpark. Click here or call (407) 823-1000 for ticket information.

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