Jan. 18, 2012
Anderson Resigns as Head Coach
Patrick Anderson has resigned for personal
reasons as head coach at Hofstra.
Anderson led the Pride for three seasons, posting
a record of 46-92-1. Hofstra went 15-32 this past season,
including 12-18 in the Colonial Athletic Association.
John Russo, an assistant for the Pride for the
past three seasons, has been named interim head coach. Russo has
been recruiting coordinator, infield coach and third base coach
A graduate of West Alabama, Russo was hitting
coach for three years at his alma mater before coaching from
2001 to 2005 at Saint Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, Indiana.
Hofstra opens the 2012 campaign on Feb. 17 with a
three-game series at Florida State.