May 5, 2001

For the second consecutive game, the University ofKentucky baseball team was shutout by South Carolina, this time by a 10-0margin, on Saturday night at Sarge Frye Field.

Junior LHP Gary Bell, the 2000 Florida Junior College Player of the Year,fell one out shy of registering the Gamecocks second straight completegame. Bell tossed 8-2/3 innings, allowing only four hits, no earned runs,two bases-on-balls, while striking out six batter in picking up his 10thwin of the season.

UK, which fell to 0-9 on Saturday’s in Southeastern Conference play,dropped to 20-31overall, 6-19 in conference play. USC improved to 38-14,14-12 in league play.

USC plated four runs on six hits in the second inning before adding tworuns in each the third and fourth innings. The Gamecocks tacked on one runin both the fifth and sixth innings to make the final tally, 10-0.

Rob Corrado suffered the loss for UK. Corrado was touched for 10 hits andeight earned runs in four innings of work. Freshman Mark Galvin pitchedwell in relief, tossing four innings, allowing only five hits and twoearned runs.

Spencer Graeter, Brad Pickrell, Jon Love and Cory Hahn each recorded onehit each for the Wildcats.

USC pounded out 15 hits against the Wildcat hurlers. Garris Gonce pacedthe Gamecocks with three base-knocks. Drew Meyer, Brennan Dees, MichaelFloyd, Bryon Jeffcoat, and Tripp Kelly added two hits each for USC.

UK will look to avoid the sweep when the two teams play the series finaleon Sunday, May 6, at 1:30 p.m. Prior to the game, USC will recognize itssenior team members.

Tomorrow’s game can be heard locally in Lexington on WLXO/96.1-FM.

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