It’s April 28 and that means it’s time to look at three of the greatest Kentucky Wildcats to dawn the No. 28 on their uniform.
Here we find UK Football, Baseball and Softball standouts.
Tony Dixon (Football 2004, 2006-2008)
Our first No. 28 was a talented running back during Kentucky’s run of success during the 2000s. After rushing for 244 yards and a touchdown as a freshman in 2004, Tony Dixon redshirted in 2005 and came back much stronger in 2006.
As a redshirt sophomore, Dixon ran for 303 yards and four touchdowns with 138 receiving yards. The following season Dixon helped lead UK passed No. 1 LSU and No. 9 Louisville and ran for 411 yards and four touchdowns on the season. He finished his college carer with 430 rushing yards and seven touchdowns as a senior in 2008.
Dixon also served as UK’s primary kick returner in 2007 and 2008 as he averaged 22.2 yards per return throughout his carer.
Logan Salow (Baseball 2014-17)
Logan Salow played a crucial role in helping the 2017 Baseball Wildcats put together their best season in program history.
The southpaw served as the Cats closer and recorded a 1.97 ERA in 55.1 innings of work while recording 12 saves and striking out 73 batters. Salow was named First-Team All-SEC as a result of his tremendous senior season and is now considered by many to be UK’s best relief pitcher in program history.
Salow was drafted in the sixth round of the 2017 MLB Draft by the Oakland A’s. He is now in the Los Angeles Dodgers farm system following a trade.
Beth Fogle (Softball 1999-2002)
Outfielder Beth Fogle was one of the mainstays of Kentucky’s Softball program in the early 2000s.
Fogle improved at the plate each season which led to a breakout senior season of 2002. She hit .360 with a .403 on base% while serving as the lone returner in the Kentucky outfield.
Fogle was best known as a prolific base stealer as she ranks fourth in program history with 70 basses in her four-year career including 34 as a freshman in 1999 to set a program record for stolen bases in a single-season.
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