Spencer named head coach
designate at Texas Tech
Dan Spencer will be the next head coach at Texas
Spencer will replace Larry Hays once he announces
his retirement. There is no timetable for an announcement. Hays
has one year remaining on his contract.
A former CBI journalist, Spencer was the 2007
National Pitching Coach of the Year at Oregon State. He spent 11
years with the Beavers and the final three as associate head
coach, concentrating on pitching and recruiting. Spencer helped
guide Oregon State to consecutive national titles in 2006 and
A native of Vancouver, Wash., Spencer was an
infielder with the Red Raiders from 1985-87 and played one
season under Hays. He completed his degree in history at
Portland in 1990.
Texas Tech is 21-25 overall this season and 6-15
in the Big 12.