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Purdue adds to Coaching Staff

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PurdueDougSchreiber WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue baseball program has added a pair of coaches to its staff, head coach Doug Schreiber announced. Jeff Duncan and Bobby Bartow have joined the staff to replace departed coaches Spencer Allen and Chadd Blasko.

"We’re very fortunate to have Jeff and Bobby join our program," Schreiber said. "They bring great energy to our team and have the extensive playing and coaching experience that will help us on the field and with recruiting."

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Bradley adds Sean Lyons to Coaching Staff

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SeanLyons PEORIA, Ill. – The Bradley Baseball program solidified its staff for the 2010 season by announcing former Eastern Illinois assistant coach Sean Lyons as the Braves newest addition. Lyons spent six seasons as the Panthers defense and infield coach, recruiting coordinator and also worked extensively with EIU’s hitters. In addition to his coaching experience, Lyons played for the Panthers from 1996-99.

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Brian McCullough named Assistant Coach at Longwood

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BrianMcCullough FARMVILLE, Va. — Longwood University 32nd-year baseball head coach Buddy Bolding has announced the recent appointment of former starting pitcher and team captain Brian McCullough as a new Assistant Coach.  He previously has played professionally for the past three seasons in the independent Frontier League.  McCullough was a four-year starter for the Lancers (2004-07) while majoring in business management.  He will serve as the program’s pitching coach while also assisting with all baseball operations, including recruiting.

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Dillion added to Iowa Staff

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IOWA IOWA CITY, IA – University of Iowa Head Baseball Coach Jack Dahm announced that Zach Dillon will serve as the team’s volunteer coach. Dillon, a native of Urbandale, IA, attended Baylor University and was subsequently selected by the Baltimore Orioles in the 20th Round (595th overall) of the 2006 amateur entry draft as a catcher. His honors include 2005 ABCA second team all-Midwest Region selection, 2005 first team all-Big 12 Conference honoree and a nine time Big 12 Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll recipient. Dillon will work with the catchers, assist with hitters and take over as camp coordinator.

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Trevor Brown named Pitching Coach at Fordham

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TrevorBrown Bronx, N.Y. – Fordham baseball coach Nick Restaino announced the hiring of Trevor Brown as pitching coach today. Brown comes to Rose Hill after a seven year stint with Pace University where his staffs ranked among the leaders in the conference and in the nation in ERA, strikeouts and saves.

In 2009, Pace’s pitching staff ranked third in the conference in strikeouts (297) and saves (11) while Brown coached his hurlers in 2008 to the top ranking in Division II in ERA (2.62) and hits per inning. In 2007, Brown’s pitching staff ranked second in the conference in strikeouts, saves and runners picked off and third in opposing team’s batting average and fourth in ERA.

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Hadra joins VMI Coaching Staff

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Hadra LEXINGTON, Va.- The VMI baseball program has announced the hiring of Jonathan Hadra, a 2004 VMI graduate, as an assistant coach, skipper Marlin Ikenberry announced on Tuesday. 

Hadra, who spent last season at Bradley, brings five years of coaching experience back to Lexington, where he was a four-year letterman for the Keydets.  Upon his graduation in 2004, Hadra coached with VMI in 2005 before working three years at Western Kentucky under VMI graduate Chris Finwood, where he helped the Hilltoppers to a berth in the 2008 NCAA Regionals after capturing the Sun Belt Conference Tournament.

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UTSA finalizes 2010 Coaching Staff

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JLYVYEXACQVDOPS.20080328204248 SAN ANTONIO — UTSA head baseball coach Sherman Corbett announced Friday that he has promoted Brett Lawler to assistant coach and Josh Lee has joined the program as a volunteer assistant.

Lawler, who has been the Roadrunners’ volunteer coach the last two seasons, replaces Mike Clement, who accepted a position with Texas A&M last month. The College Station native will work with the team’s hitters and mentor the catchers and outfielders defensively.

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Matt Marron added to Stony Brook staff

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MattSenk Stony Brook, N.Y. – Stony Brook head baseball coach, Matt Senk, announced on Thursday that Mike Marron has been named an assistant coach. Marron, who comes to Seawolves after four years as an assistant coach at UMass-Lowell, will serve as the pitching coach in addition to helping with recruiting.

"We’re extremely excited to have Mike join our staff," Senk said. "He brings passion, success and an outstanding work ethic that will enhance the pitching staff and our program overall."

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San Diego State rounds out Coaching Staff

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EricValenzuela SAN DIEGO – San Diego State Head Baseball Coach Tony Gwynn has announced the hiring of Eric Valenzuela to the position of Aztec pitching coach. Valenzuela comes to SDSU from the University of San Diego where he served as the Toreros’ pitching coach the past six seasons. Gwynn also revealed that former SDSU player Brock Ungricht will assume duties as the program’s volunteer assistant coach for the upcoming campaign.

Known as a standout recruiter and instructor, Valenzuela was a key component in the success of USD baseball in recent years and was instrumental in the development of the Torero pitching staff into one of the finest in the nation. He made an immediate impact during his first season at USD in 2004 as the Torero mound corps led the West Coast Conference in team ERA. Valenzuela spearheaded the recruiting efforts for the 2008 USD recruiting class that was ranked the nation’s best by Baseball America. He was also the catalyst for the 2006 recruiting class that was among Baseball America’s Dandy Dozen.

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