Kentucky DH Nick Lopez (Photo courtesy of Kentucky)


Healy: Kentucky’s Lopez stands out in his shot to prove himself in the SEC

SEC Extra

Kentucky’s Nick Lopez, who joined the Wildcats as a transfer from USC in the offseason, had a pretty simple reason for choosing to sport a curled Rollie Fingers-style mustache this season. 

“I had a mustache when I was a freshman at UIC, and it wasn’t anything special. I wasn’t curling it or anything,” Lopez said. “I’ve always had it, I just never wanted to grow it or mom was like ‘don’t grow it,’ but I was like ‘I’m going to try something different this year. It’s my last year.’ I’m just going to do whatever I can to stand out[…]