Pawlowski Takes Post at Auburn
John Pawlowski has been named the head coach at Auburn,
replacing Tom Slater, who resigned following the 2008 season.
Pawlowski posted a record of 338-192-1 in nine seasons as the
skipper at College of Charleston. He led the Cougars to three
NCAA Tournament, one Super Regional and four Southern Conference
crowns. CofC was 180-67 from 2004 to 2007, the most victories in
school and SoCon history for a four-year period.
The Cougars made three consecutive NCAA Regional appearances
from 2004-06. Charleston won the Lexington Regional in 2006 and
advanced to its first Super Regional against Georgia Tech in
Pawlowski, 44, guided the Cougars to a 39-20 mark this past
season. Charleston was 18-9 in league play, good for second
A three-time Southern Conference Coach of the Year (2004, 2005,
2007), Pawlowski had 26 of his Cougars selected in the Major
League Draft. He had 42 players earn all-conference honors, 17
All-Americans, four Academic All-Americans, three conference
Pitchers of the Year and two Players of the Year.
A native of Binghamton, N.Y., Pawlowski pitched at Clemson from
1983-85. He was a sixth-round draft pick of the Chicago White
Sox in 1985 and made his major league debut in September of
1987. He pitched for eight years in the White Sox, Angels and
Pawlowski returned to Clemson to begin his coaching career and
complete his degree. He coached at Clemson from 1994-98 and was
pitching coach at Arizona State in 1999 before arriving in
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