Carson Coleman - Baseball - University of Kentucky Athletics 34


  • height 6-2
  • Weight 190
  • class Redshirt Junior
  • Hometown Lexington, Ky.

• SEC Academic Honor Roll (2018)
• SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll (2017)

Appeared in nine games with one save for the Brewster Whitecaps of the Cape Cod League…Led the Cape with a 0.90 ERA in 10 innings of work…Allowed just six hits and one earned run…Struck out nine and walked seven…Opponents batted just .161 against him and he posted a 1.22 WHIP…Did not allow an earned run in his first seven appearances.

Appeared in 20 games out of the bullpen…Went 3-0 with a 3.15 ERA…Allowed just 13 hits in 20.0 innings as opponents hit a team-low .183 against him…Struck out 32, good for 14.4 strikeouts per nine innings…Walked 18 and hit two batters…Allowed just four extra-base hits…Missed the final 13 games due to injury…Burst onto the scene with five strikeouts and no hits allowed in 2.0 innings in his career debut at Wofford (2/16)…Did not allow a run in his first eight appearances and 11 of first 12 overall…Had the second-lowest ERA on the team.

Appeared in 11 games for the Gaithersburg Giants of the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League…Worked exclusively out of the bullpen…Posted an 0-1 record with a 6.17 ERA in 11.2 innings…Only allowed eight hits and a .190 batting average against but walked eight batters…Struck out 13…Had a five-game stretch where he did not allow a run.

Redshirted the season.

Named to the all-region team by Perfect game and First-Team All-City … Achieved a 4-1 record during his senior season with a 0.95 ERA through 45 innings … Guided team to District 43 Championship and Region 8 appearance as a freshman … Led team to District 43 runner-ups and two more regional appearances as a sophomore and senior, while making the Region 8 Final Four in his final season … Coached by Taylor Brooks … Volunteered 70 hours with God’s Pantry.

Full name is Carson Cavanagh Coleman…Major is Integrated Strategic Communications…Son of Tommy and Kacey Coleman…Born in Lexington, Ky….Has one brother, Clay (21)…Father, Tommy, also played baseball at Kentucky…Favorite MLB teams include Tampa Bay Rays, Cincinnati Reds and San Francisco Giants…First MLB hat was Cincinnati Reds…First MLB game attended was Reds-Chicago Cubs in Cincinnati…Wears No. 34 for David Ortiz.

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