War on I-4 Returns to Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. – On Friday, the UCF baseball team will continue its portion of the War On I-4 at John Eulinao Park for a four-game set against South Florida. The series will begin with a doubleheader on Friday beginning at 2 p.m. with game two scheduled roughly 45 minutes after the conclusion of game one. First pitch on Saturday is slated for 4 p.m. and the series finale will come at 1 p.m. on Sunday.

Marc Daniels will have the call on ESPN+ and FM96.9/AM740 The Game.

With three wins this weekend, the Knights will clinch the 2020-21 War On I-4 title. After splitting the weekend series two weeks ago, UCF leads 40.5-16.5 in the latest edition of the rivalry.


  • Saturday, April 17 will be Citronaut Knight, the UCF baseball team will sport special Citronaut caps.
  • The UCF Bookstore trailer will be the only place to purchase replica snapback hats.
  • If supplies last, fans who did not make it to the game can purchase hats through the bookstore by walkup or calling in starting on Sunday.  

GAME 1 – Friday, 2 p.m. | WATCH | LIVE STATS
Colton Gordon - LHP (4-2, 3.17 ERA) vs. RHP - Jack Jasiak (2-4, 3.63 ERA)

Kenny Serwa – RHP (0-2, 4.70 ERA) vs. RHP – Collin Sullivan (1-0, 4.78 ERA)
GAME 3 – Saturday, 4 p.m. | WATCH | LIVE STATS

AJ Jones – RHP (3-2, 4.75 ERA) vs. RHP – Dylan Burns (2-4, 3.71 ERA)
Game 4 – Sunday, 1 p.m. |  WATCH |  LIVE STATS

Jack Sinclair – RHP (1-3, 5.29 ERA) vs. TBD


  • USF Leads the all-time series 70-74 after splitting the first four-game series.
  • Gephry Pena is currently riding a 31-game on-base streak, dating back to March 6, 2020
  • Pena is also ranked 10th nationally with 16 stolen bases. As a team the Kngihts
  • Over the four games against Cincinnati, Jordan Rathbone held a .470 average while driving in seven runs, on two doubles and a home run
  • Last week, the Knights scored a season-high 20 runs as UCF earned a program record 20 walks in a single game. The previous record was 19, set in 1982.
  • Game one starting pitcher Colton Gordon is first in the American and 12th in the nation in strikeouts with 65

War on I-4

  • Each game is worth .75 points for a total of six points available to each program by the conclusion of the eight games
  • UCF currently leads USF in the 2020-21 War on I-4 all-sport season series, 40.5 – 16.5.
  • The Knights have the ability to clinch the title with three victories giving UCF 42.75 points – above the magic number of 42.

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