July 3, 2012
Spencer hired as pitching coach
at New Mexico
Texas Tech head coach Dan Spencer (left) has been named pitching
coach at New Mexico.
Spencer posted a record of 115-112 in the past
four seasons with the Red Raiders. Texas Tech was 29-26 overall
this past season and 7-17 in the Big 12.
Prior to his move to Lubbock, Spencer spent 11
seasons at Oregon State. He was hitting coach from 1997-2003 and
pitching coach from 2004-07. Spencer helped the Beavers win
consecutive national championships in 2006 and 2007.
Collegiate Baseball named Spencer National Pitching Coach of
the Year in 2007.
A native of Vancouver, Wash., Spencer earned a
bachelor’s degree in history from Portland State in 1990. He was
head coach at Green River Community College in Auburn, Wash.,
from 1992-96. Spencer was named Northwest Athletic Association
of Community Colleges Coach of the Year in 1992 and 1994.
The Lobos were 37-24 overall in 2012 and 18-6 in
the Mountain West. New Mexico tied for first with TCU and won
the MWC Tournament for the second consecutive year. UNM was the
No. 3 seed in the Los Angeles Regional and went 1-2.
(photo courtesy of Texas Tech Media Relations Office)