UCF Set for Final Road Series at Tulane

Orlando, Fla. - The UCF baseball team is set to hit the road for the final road trip of the 2021 campaign, heading to New Orleans, La. For a four-game series with Tulane. The away series is set to open on Friday, May 14 with a doubleheader, first pitch for game one is set for 3 p.m. ET. Saturday's game is scheduled for 5 p.m. ET and the series finale will come at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday, May 16.

All four games will be streamed on ESPN+, and Marc Daniels will have the call for Saturday's game on FM96.9/AM740 The Game.
The Knights are coming off of a 1-3 weekend against Wichita State at home, moving to 23-25 (13-11 AAC) on the year. UCF enters the four-game weekend series with the Green Wave in fourth place in The American.
Talkin' Tulane

  • The all-time series with the Green Wave dates back to 1989 – the Knights hold the narrow lead, 25-24. UCF has won seven of the last 10 contests between the two clubs.
  • The Green Wave have won four of their five American Athletic Conference series in 2021
  • Tulane is coming off of a four-game series loss against No. 8 East Carolina, winning game two of Saturday's doubleheader.
  • Sitting at 25-17 (14-5 AAC) on the year, Tulane is second in the league.

GAME 1 – Friday, 3 p.m. | WATCH | LIVE STATS

Hunter Patteson – LHP (2-2, 6.28 ERA) vs. RHP – Braden Olthoff (5-2, 2.98 ERA)

TBD  vs. LHP – Jack Aldrich (4-2, 4.06 ERA)
GAME 3 – Saturday, 5 p.m. | WATCH | LIVE STATS | LISTEN

Jack Sinclair– RHP (3-4, 5.01 ERA) vs. RHP – Donovan Benoit (4-2, 5.28 ERA)
Game 4 – Sunday, 1 p.m. |  WATCH |  LIVE STATS

TBD  vs. LHP – Tyler Hoffman (4-2, 3.43 ERA)


  • Head Coach Greg Lovelady enters the weekend one win shy of his 150th victory at UCF
  • Gephry Pena leads the Knights with 22 stolen bags on the year, despite missing five games. Pena's 22 stolen bases leads the AAC and ranks 15th in the country.
  • Over the last 10 games, Josh Crouch his hitting at a .417 clip, four doubles, two homers, and scored 10 runs.
  • Last weekend Pablo Ruiz picked up eight base knocks for a .571 batting average over the four games. He drove in two RBI and scored a run himself.



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