Harrison Cook - Baseball - University of Kentucky Athletics 43


  • height 6-5
  • Weight 175
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Solon, Iowa

Played for the Green Bay Booyah of the Northwoods League along with UK teammate Ron Cole…Appeared in six games, starting five…Went 1-1 with a 4.56 ERA in 23.2 innings of work…Allowed 22 hits and struck out 21…Opponents batted .259 and he posted a 1.31 WHIP…Named Northwoods League Pitcher of the Night for July 27 after allowing just one run and four hits in 5.0 innings while striking out eight…Allowed two or fewer earned runs in four of six appearances…In back-to-back starts on July 20 and 27 he struck out 12 and allowed just five hits and one run in 10.2 innings.


Rated No. 188 overall by Prep Baseball Report…Was a 2019 Perfect Game/Rawlings Preseason All-American and Central All-Region team member…Played in the 2016 and 2017 Perfect Game Underclass All-American Games…Was named the Most Valuable Pitcher in the 2019 Perfect Game Iowa Spring League after striking out 27 batters and allowing just 10 hits in 12.0 innings…Three-time First-Team All-State honoree (2017-19)…Coached by James Nelson…Holds his high school’s record for strikeouts in a game with 16…All-Conference honoree in basketball…Won Iowa state baseball championship in 2016.
Full name is Harrison Brent Cook…Hometown is Solon, Iowa…Son of Brent and Gail…Has two older siblings, Augusta and Georgia…Born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa…Just the fifth player from the state of Iowa since 1982 to wear a Kentucky jersey…Family has owned one of the largest hog farms in Missouri since 1832…Four-time member of the Honor Roll in high school…Member of Business Professionals of America and attended national leadership conference for the organization in May 2019.

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