Aaron McGeorge - Baseball - University of Kentucky Athletics 45


  • height 5-11
  • Weight 170
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Lexington, Ky.
  • Previous School Wabash Valley College

• All-Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League Team (2018)
• 2017 No. 76 JUCO Prospect (Perfect Game/Rawlings)

Appeared in nine games for the Baltimore Redbirds of the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League…Made two starts…Earned three saves, including one in the playoffs…Pitched 22.2 innings with a miniscule 0.79 ERA…Allowed just 10 hits, good for an opponent’s batting average against of .130 and a WHIP of 0.60…Struck out 27 (10.7 per nine innings) and walked just six…Allowed a run just twice in nine games…Flashed some hitting prowess by going 2-for-3 with two runs, two RBI, a hit by pitch and a steal as the designated hitter on 7/12.

Appeared in 13 games, all as a reliever…Went 1-0 with a 10.38 ERA in 13.0 innings…Yielded 23 hits and eight walks but did strikeout 12 in those 13 innings…Spent much of fall 2017 and preseason rehabilitating a foot injury that kept him off the mound…Had a moment of brilliance in a road win at No. 19 Indiana on 5/8 when he entered the game with the go-ahead run on second and threw one pitch – a nasty slider – to strike out the hitter, who had previously batted to an eight-pitch at bat…Struck out a season-high three hitters in 2018 debut vs. Evansville on 2/18.

Played the 2016 and 2017 seasons at Wabash Valley College…Appeared in 14 games with 12 starts…Was 4-4 with a 3.79 ERA. Pitched 57.0 innings, allowing 51 hits, 24 earned runs, 19 walks and 41 strikeouts…Averaged 6.47 strikeouts per nine innings and allowed just four home runs…Rated No. 76 JUCO prospect by Perfect Game…Wabash was the region champion in both 2016 and 2017…Played for Rob Fournier.

Four-year letterwinner…Had stellar career at Henry Clay HS in Lexington, Ky., earning First-Team All-City and Second-Team All-State in 2015…Was Second-Team All-State at Henry Clay HS in 2015…Played for Jordan Tarrence.

Full name is Aaron Michael McGeorge…Born in Lexington, Ky…Son of Rob and Cindy…Has two older brothers, Robert (28) and Paul (24)…Several family members also attended Kentucky…Favorite MLB team is the Cincinnati Reds…Picked UK because of coach Nick Mingione and it also being his hometown school…Major is Kinesiology.

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