Hairston Named to SEC Baseball Community Service Team

Hairston Named to SEC Baseball Community Service Team

Trey Huntsmanover 6 years


Article written by:Trey HuntsmanTrey Huntsman
[caption id="attachment_178668" align="aligncenter" width="600"](UK Athletics) (UK Athletics)[/caption] Kentucky Baseball's Dorian Hairston was named to the 2015 SEC Baseball Community Service Team on Tuesday. This coming a few days after he was named to the Capital One Academic All-District Team. Each team in the SEC had one player on the team, here is why they awarded Hairston his spot: "KENTUCKY - Dorian Hairston, Jr., OF, Lexington, Ky. Is active in the community as a Lexington high school athlete advancing to the best conference in college baseball ... Has participated in the Bluegrass Miracle League, a youth baseball organization dedicated to providing handicapped children a chance to play ... Has worked with God's Panty to pack backpacks for elementary school children ... A blossoming poet, has read poetry and spoke to high school students, including at his alma mater, Tates Creek ... Is active through the Affrilachian Poets Society and his fraternity, Phi Beta Sigma ... Was the baseball finalist for the Arthur Ashe Sports Scholar in 2014, which highlights student-athletes of color who exemplify the standards set by tennis great Arthur Ashe Jr. ... Named to the 2013 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll and the 2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Has a 3.82 cumulative GPA as an English major, with a minor in African-America Studies ... Named to the Capital One Academic All-District Team in 2015." Hairston is batting .306 with four home runs and 20 RBIS. Kentucky returns to action tonight against Northern Kentucky on the SEC Network. Game time is at 7 p.m.   @TreyHuntsmanKSR

Loading comments...


Mike Leach

Scouting Report: Mississippi State Bulldogs

Halloween weekend has arrived and Kentucky will take on Mississippi State for the 32nd straight season on Saturday night. Now the Wildcats will try to get a win at Davis Wade Stadium for the first time during the Mark Stoops era. The 2021 season...


KSR Today: Dane Key decision day

Good morning, folks! The day Ryan Lemond has been waiting for has finally arrived. Later today at 6 p.m. EST in the Frederick Douglass High School cafeteria, Dane Key will make his college decision. Let's talk about it and everything else you need...