As the Cardinal men's baseball team entered their new clubhouse for the first time, selfies were taken; high-fives were given; and exclamations of excitement filled the air.
A special ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Monday, Jan. 14, as Saint Mary's unveiled its new $704,000 baseball clubhouse to the team for the first time. The 2,500-square-foot facility was made possible by a generous lead gift from alumnus Marc Weisenburger '75.
RPI school officials announced the appointment of Keith Glasser as head baseball coach. A five-year assistant with the program, he takes over for Karl Steffen, who spent the previous 34 years at the helm.
School officials announced the hiring of Rick Carver as the head coach for the newly revitalized program at Franciscan. Carver joins Franciscan after a prolific 29-year career at nearby Bethany College.
Kevin Kelley has been named the new Head Coach at Rutgers-Newark, it was announced by school afternoon by school officials. Kelley – who spent the last eight years at UMass Boston – will take over the Scarlet Raider program effective immediately.
For just the third time in program history, the Johnson & Wales University baseball team has a new head coach. An assistant at the NCAA Division I & III levels, Kevin Casey has been hired as the Wildcats' newest dugout boss.
Lancaster Bible College announced that Frank DiFilippo ('13) has been named Interim Head Baseball Coach for the 2018-19 academic year. DiFilippo has served as the Chargers' main assistant coach for the past five seasons.
Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham named Jamie Quinn as the next head coach for the Devils. He joins the Devils after serving as the Recruiting Coordinator and the 17-under Development Coach at ZONED Baseball Academy since September 2015.
After an extensive nationwide search, Amherst has announced the hiring of JP Pyne as their next head coach. Pyne, who will start work at the beginning of September and becomes just the third coach of the program since 1966.
Pyne brings over 17 years of baseball coaching experience to the Pioneer Valley, including his most recent three seasons as the Head Coach at Clark University in Worcester, Mass.
D'Youville school officials announced the hiring of Kyle McLain as head coach of the D'Youville baseball team. McLain comes to the Spartans via a conference rival as he served as pitching coach for the Medaille Mavericks for the 2018 season.
Former Amherst head coach Brian Hamm has been named the seventh head coach in the 71-year history of the Eastern Connecticut State program. Hamm replaces Matt LaBranche, who resigned in June to become the director of athletics at WNE.
A Notre Dame coach has been named the next head coach at Colby, College officials announced today. Jesse Woods has coached at the NCAA Division I and III levels, first as an assistant at Wheaton (Mass) and Boston College and recently at Notre Dame.
Tony Vittorio, the former 18-year head coach at Dayton, has been named the head coach at Wilmington College. Vittorio comes to Wilmington having spent the last year as development director at Friends of the Jaclyn Foundation in Hopewell Junction, New York.
John Fugett has been named as the head baseball coach at Drew school officials announced. Fugett comes to the Forest after serving as a full-time assistant coach, pitching coach, and recruiting coordinator at Lehigh over the last seven years.
Lebanon Valley College has announced that former Johns Hopkins standout and coach Jonas Fester will serve as the baseball program's next head coach. Fester most recently served as the associate head coach at Division III powerhouse Johns Hopkins.