Smith Leaves Indiana for
Former Indiana head coach Tracy Smith has been
named the new head coach at Arizona State.
Smith was National Coach of the Year and a
unanimous selection for Big Ten Coach of the Year in 2013 when
he led the Hoosiers to their first College World Series
appearance. IU hosted a Regional this year at Bart Kaufman
Smith, 48, was head coach at Indiana for the past
nine years after leading the program at Miami (Ohio) for nine
seasons. He took the RedHawks to a pair of NCAA Regionals and
took the Hoosiers to three Regionals. Smith has accumulated more
than 600 career victories.
Indiana has record at least 40 wins in each of
the past two seasons and registered consecutive Big Ten titles
for the first time in program history.
A native of Kentland, Ind., Smith was a four-year
letterman at Miami (Ohio) as a pitcher and infielder. He played
in the Chicago Cubs' minor league system for three seasons.
Smith became head coach at Miami
University-Middletown in 1990. He was an assistant coach at
Miami (Ohio) from 1993094 and was the pitching coach at Indiana
Indiana has begun a national search for its next