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Penn State’s Robbie Wine resigns

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RobbieWinePSU_thumb.jpgUNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; June 18, 2013 – Penn State baseball coach Robbie Wine announced his resignation today. Penn State Director of Athletics Dave Joyner said a national search will immediately begin for his successor.

“I am very appreciative of Robbie’s contributions to the baseball program and Penn State,” Joyner said. “We thank Robbie for his nine years of service to Penn State, and wish him all the best.” Continue reading

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Wichita State names Todd Butler as Head Coach

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ToddButlerArkansasWICHITA, Kan. — Todd Butler has been named the head baseball coach at Wichita State University, Director of Athletics Eric Sexton announced today.

“Todd is highly regarded as a baseball coach, brings a passion for baseball and success, and has a wonderful family,” Sexton said. “He brings a resume worthy of the success Wichita State is accustomed. Continue reading

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Auburn University Names Sunny Golloway as New Head Coach

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SunnyGollowayHeadshotAUBURN, Ala. – Sunny Golloway has been named Auburn’s head baseball coach, Auburn Director of Athletics Jay Jacobs announced Friday. Golloway has spent the past eight seasons as head coach at the University of Oklahoma, where he led the Sooners to seven NCAA Regional berths, four NCAA Super Regionals and the 2010 College World Series.

“I’m really excited about this opportunity because I’ve always held the Auburn baseball program in very high regard,” Golloway said. “The history of the Auburn program was a huge factor in making this decision. Secondly, the Southeastern Conference is the top baseball conference in America. Being able to compete in the SEC is a challenge that we look forward to. With our location, we are in a hotbed of talent. We will be able to hit the road recruiting right away, and we look forward to recruiting the best student-athletes to represent this outstanding university.” Continue reading

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Cincinnati names Ty Neal as Head Coach

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TyNealCincyCINCINNATI – Indiana University pitching coach Ty Neal, who is regarded as one of the top assistant coaches in college baseball, has been named the University of Cincinnati’s 27th baseball head coach, director of athletics Whit Babcock announced Friday.

Neal, a native of Southwest Ohio, has spent the last eight seasons at IU as the program’s top assistant and recruiting coordinator. He was previously an assistant for the Bearcats in 2004 and both played and coached at Miami (Ohio). The Hoosiers, playing at Florida State this weekend for a berth in the College World Series, are currently ranked No. 8 nationally and playing in the NCAA Super Regionals for the first time in school history. Continue reading

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Gene Stephenson out at Wichita State

UPDATE #1: June 4th at 6:22
WichitaStateGeneStephensonWICHITA, Kan. — Head Baseball Coach Gene Stephenson’s contract has been terminated, Director of Athletics Eric Sexton announced today.

“We have reached a decision to go a different direction with the leadership of our baseball program,” Sexton said. “Following an evaluation of the program as a whole and a presentation of the options, the decision became clear that this is the proper time to move into a new phase of Shocker Baseball. Continue reading

Georgia set to hire Kent State’s Scott Stricklin

ScottStricklinKentStateThe Atlanta Journal Constitution is reporting that Georgia is set to hire current Kent State coach Scott Stricklin as their next head coach. Stricklin has been with the Golden Flashes for the past nine years making five NCAA appearances, an appearance in the College World Series in 2012 while compiling a 350-188 overall record for a winning percentage of .651. Continue reading

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Auburn announces Coaching Change for 2014 Season

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JohnPawlowskiAUBURN — Auburn is in the market for a new baseball coach after relieving John Pawlowski of his duties Monday after five years on the job.

“I have concluded it is time for our baseball program to move in a new direction,” said Athletics Director Jay Jacobs. “We have a rich baseball heritage and our goal is to compete for championships. I believe a change is necessary to help us achieve that goal, and I look forward to finding a coach who can get us there.” Continue reading