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ULM relieves Jeff Schexnaider of Coaching Duties

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MONROE, La. — After seven-plus seasons at the helm of the ULM baseball program, Warhawk baseball coach Jeff Schexnaider has been relieved of his duties effective today announced ULM Director of Athletics Brian Wickstrom. Warhawk assistant coach Bruce Peddie will serve as the interim head coach for the remainder of the 2014 season. Continue reading

WSU coach Greg Lovelady asks for an explanation on a fair call on the first base line from plate umpire Mike Whitty.

CBD Column: Lovelady learning from the best at Wright State

Wright State coach Greg Lovelady, in his first season in charge of the Raiders, listens to the plate talk with 20th-year Oregon State coach Pat Casey and plate umpire Mike Whitty.
Wright State coach Greg Lovelady, in his first season in charge of the Raiders, listens to the plate talk with 20th-year Oregon State coach Pat Casey and plate umpire Mike Whitty.

As a first-year head coach, Wright State’s Greg Lovelady is taking every opportunity to improve his understanding of the game and management of the ballplayers in his care.

It’s Lovelady’s 10th year overall at Wright State, but his first in charge of everything after nine seasons as Rob Cooper’s assistant. His baseball pedigree includes two national championships (1999, 2001) as a player at Miami, a brief pro career in the Florida Marlins minor league system, and three regional appearances with the Raiders (2006, 2009, 2011). Continue reading

Boston College names Jimmy Van Ostrand as Assistant Coach

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VanOstrandChestnut Hill, Mass. – The Boston College baseball team rounded out its staff by added Jimmy Van Ostrand as a volunteer coach, head coach Mike Gambino announced on Wednesday afternoon. Van Ostrand brings seven years of international and minor league playing experience to the Eagles.

“It is extremely important to me that we surround our players with high character people who can help them develop on the field and also into quality men off the field. I think Jimmy fits that mold and is a great fit with our staff,” Gambino said. “He is coming off a great playing career and comes to us with extensive experience that our boys will be able to draw from. He will be a huge asset to our program and we are extremely lucky and excited to have him join as staff.” Continue reading

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SE Louisiana names Matt Riser as Head Coach

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MattRiserHAMMOND, La. – Following a national search, Southeastern Louisiana University has named Matt Riser as head baseball coach, Director of Athletics Jay Artigues announced Tuesday (Jan. 21). The appointment is subject to approval by the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System. Continue reading

Oklahoma names Jamie Pinzino as Pitching Coach

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JamiePinzinoBryant_thumb.jpgNORMAN, Okla. – University of Oklahoma head baseball coach Pete Hughes has named Jamie Pinzino as the program’s new assistant baseball and pitching coach. Pinzino, a 12-year veteran in the collegiate ranks and seven-year head coach, comes to Norman after a one-year stint as head coach at William & Mary, preceded by one year as an assistant for the Tribe.

“We are excited about Jamie, Cheryl and baby Henry joining our Sooner family,” stated Hughes. “With Jamie, we have one of the top young head coaches in the country joining our staff.” Continue reading

William and Mary names Brian Murphy as Head Coach

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BrianMurphyWILLIAMSBURG, Va. – William and Mary Athletics Director Terry Driscoll announced the promotion of Brian Murphy to head coach of the Tribe baseball program on Tuesday.

Murphy takes over after the resignation of Jamie Pinzino, who was named the pitching coaching at the University of Oklahoma. Murphy spent last season as W&M’s top assistant and recruiting coordinator for the Tribe, serving as the Green and Gold’s hitting coach. Continue reading

Hofstra Adds Three to Coaching Staff

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JohnRussoHofstraHempstead, NY – Hofstra University Vice President and Director of Athletics Jeffrey A. Hathaway today announced the appointments of Rob Cafiero, Kevin Ferrari and Adam Janowski to volunteer coaching positions in the Hofstra Athletics Department.

Cafiero will serve as an assistant baseball coach, Ferrari a women’s soccer assistant and Janowski a men’s soccer assistant. Continue reading

Army fires Joe Sottolano; Matt Reid named Interim Coach

UPDATED at 12:00AM on September 25th
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Update #1: College Baseball Daily has learned that Joe Sottolano was let go for “sexual misconduct” according to several sources. It did not involve any current Army students.

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College Baseball Daily has learned that Army has fired Joe Sottolano for a “pattern of behavior” according to a press release from the academy. Sottolano had been coaching at West Point since 1992 becoming the head coach in 2000. He has a career record of 391-286-5 in his 13 years as the head coach.  Continue reading