UC-Santa Barbara will name current Oregon assistant coach Andrew Checketts as their next head coach. Checketts has been on the Oregon coaching staff since the program returned bringing them to a 3.29 ERA this year. This will be a return to the Big West conference for Checketts who served as the pitching coach at UC Riverside before heading to Eugene. A full release is expected later today after the press conference to announce the hire.
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