Hunter Rigsby - Baseball - University of Kentucky Athletics 39


  • height 6-4
  • Weight 235
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Mount Vernon, Ky.

Big, tall right-hander with a strong two-pitch arsenal featuring a power fastball and curve…Doesn’t mess around on the mound, coming right at hitters…Was very impressive in the fall and is expected to be in line for a significant role in the bullpen, much like Jimmy Ramsey was as a true freshman in 2018.

First-Team All-State selection as a senior at Rockcastle County…Coached by Brad McNew…Four-year letterwinner…Won district championship in 2017.

Full name is Hunter Smith Rigsby…Hometown is Mount Vernon, Ky. … Born in Lexington, Ky. … Son of Dennis and Leslie…Has an older brother, Cody…2018 Central Region Honorable Mention…Favorite MLB team is the Cincinnati Reds…Favorite player is Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout… Enjoys the outdoors, including hunting and fishing…Favorite baseball movie is The Sandlot…Chose UK because it’s in the SEC, has “an awesome coaching staff who cares about the players and wants them to succeed,” and grew up a UK fan.

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