August 8, 2011
Schrage takes over at South
Dave Schrage has been named head coach at South
He replaces Ritchie Price, who resigned after
three seasons with the Jackrabbits to return to his alma mater,
Kansas, as an assistant coach.
Schrage has a career record of 596-662-1 in 23
seasons as a head coach. Most recently, he spent four years as
the head man at Notre Dame (119-104-1) from 2007-10. Schrage
also was head coach for four years at Evansville (130-108) from
2003-06, three years at Northern Illinois (75-92) from 2000-02,
nine years at Northern Iowa (211-292) from 1991-99 and three
years at Waldorf College in Iowa (61-66) from 1988-90.
A native of Chicago, Schrage was an
all-conference outfielder at Creighton. He hit .400 as a junior
and .433 in his senior season. Schrage was an Academic
All-American in 1983 as a senior and earned a Bachelor of
Science degree in finance that spring.
SDSU was 37-20 this past season after posting a
39-21 mark in 2010. The Jackrabbits have reached the Summit
League championship series for three straight years.
Click here for list of 2011 Division I head coaching changes.