Reed Gannon - Baseball - University of Kentucky Athletics 44


  • position LHP
  • height 6-3
  • Weight 185
  • class Redshirt Freshman
  • Hometown Minooka, Ill.
  • Dean’s List (Spring 2022)
  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll (2022)


Pitched for the Kenosha Kingfish of the Northwoods League…Returned after missing the entire 2021-22 campaign recovering from elbow surgery…Pitched 7.1 innings across six appearances, posting a 4.91 earned run average…Had 11 strikeouts and held opponents to a .138 average…Three of the four runs he allowed came in one outing…In the five others he had a 1.59 ERA…Made his return on June 4 with two strikeouts in one inning of work.



Ranked the No. 272 overall player in the nation by Prep Baseball Report and No. 31 left-handed pitcher…Ranked the No. 5 overall player in talent-rich Illinois by PBR…Honored as a 2021 Preseason All-American by Perfect Game…Participated in the 2019 PBR Futures Games…Also played hockey.

Full name is Reed James Gannon…Born in Chicago…Son of Martin and Katie Gannon…Martin was a pole vaulter at Westminster (Mo.) College…Has an aunt who was a gymnast at Alabama…Chose Kentucky because of the people, the city and the program.

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