named head coach at Mississippi
Former Kentucky skipper John Cohen was introduced
Saturday afternoon as head coach at Mississippi State.
A native of Tuscaloosa, Ala., Cohen played for
the Bulldogs from 1987-90 and helped MSU reach the College World
Series in 1990.
Cohen, 41, compiled a mark of 175-113-1 (.607) in
five years at Kentucky, including a pair of school-record 44-win
seasons. He posted a 146-84 (.635) record in four years at
Northwestern State, including a pair of Southland Conference
titles in 1998 and 2001.
Cohen replaces his former head coach, Ron Polk,
who retired at the conclusion of the season.
Click here for list of 2008 Division I head coaching changes.