Tracy Woodson, formerly of Valparaiso and a member with 1988 World Champion Dodgers, officially became Richmond’s head baseball coach on Tuesday.
University of Richmond has hired Tracy Woodson as its new baseball coach, according to multiple sources. Woodson, a former MLB player, hails from Richmond.
Richmond Athletic Director Keith Gill announced today that head baseball coach Mark McQueen would resign. The school suspended McQueen indefinitely in May.
The Richmond baseball team won two of three games against the Saint Louis Billikens, a team which had lost only one A-10 game prior to facing the Spiders.
The baseball team won 2-1 on Sunday, and senior Jake Mayers pitched the complete game. Afterward, the players shaved their heads in support of cancer research.
Senior Jacob Mayers pitched his first start of the season, and also provided the offensive momentum the Spiders needed to win Sunday’s game, 5-4.
Senior Jacob Mayers was named to the preseason All-Atlantic 10 First-Team by College Sports Madness after going 10-16 with a home run in four games last week.
Returning to the mound Tuesday after a lat injury, senior Jacob Mayers pitched and hit well in the final innings of the Spiders’ game against William and Mary.
The baseball team lost two of three games against UNC-Charlotte last weekend. Multiple key players were affected by illness and other physical complications.
The baseball team extended its winning streak to five games with a 7-6 victory over ODU on Tuesday. Freshmen Aaron Newman and Peter Bayer played well.