July 31, 2011

Lineup Card


Lineup Card is a feature highlighting notes from around college baseball.


July 25-31, 2011


Clemson head coach Jack Leggett (left) has signed a new five-year contract through the 2016 season. He has a record of 812-376-1 (.683) in 18 seasons with the Tigers. Clemson has reached the NCAA Tournament 17 times under Leggett and advanced to the College World Series six times.


Jamie Pinzino has been named pitching coach at William and Mary. He will also serve as recruiting coordinator for the Tribe. Pinzino was pitching coach at Northeastern this past year. Pinzino was head coach at Bryant, guiding the Bulldogs from Division II to Division I. He was conference coach of the year twice. Pinzino graduated from Tufts with a history degree in 1997 and earned a Master’s in educational studies from Tufts. He was a four-year letter winner for the Jumbos. Pinzino was an assistant at Tufts, Holy Cross and Pomona-Pitzer before spending one year as head coach at Assumption in 2005.


Texas right-hander Taylor Jungmann was named the 2010-11 Big 12 Conference Male Athlete of the Year. Jungmann is the first baseball player to win in the 15-year history of the award (nine football, two basketball, two wrestlers, one golfer). The winner of the 2011 Dick Howser Trophy, Jungmann compiled 13 wins with a 1.60 ERA and 126 strikeouts.


Eastern Michigan will hold its annual golf outing on Sunday, Oct. 2, at Eagle Crest Golf Club. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with a 10 a.m. shotgun start. EMU baseball will hold an informal tailgate on Oct. 1 in the Rynearson Stadium parking lot prior to the 1 p.m. football game with Akron.


Kyle Bunn has joined the ETSU staff as pitching coach. Bunn, 32, was pitching coach at Alabama during the 2010 season and spent two years at Clemson and six seasons at Ole Miss. Bunn was a three-year letter winner at The Citadel. He helped the Bulldogs win consecutive Southern Conference titles in 1998 and 1999. Bunn earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with a minor in law & legal processes in 1999.


Ben Hall has been hired as an assistant coach at Winthrop. Over the past four seasons, he was an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Wingate. Hall worked with the hitters and infielders while coordinating team travel and academics. Hall played one year at Stetson and one year at Daytona Beach Community College before finishing at Clemson. He was a student assistant coach for the Tigers in 2007. Hall earned a bachelor’s degree in sport management from Clemson in 2007 and a master’s of business administration from Wingate in 2009.


Travis Jewett has been promoted to associate head coach at Arizona State. Jewett, who is also recruiting coordinator, enters his third season with the Sun Devils. Before his arrival in Tempe, Jewett spent five years at Washington State as associate head coach and recruiting coordinator. Jewett also coached at Washington and Gonzaga.


UCLA right-hander Trevor Bauer (left) has signed a Major League contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks. He was the third overall pick in the 2011 MLB Player Draft. Bauer will report to Single-A Visalia. The CBI Pitcher of the Year and Golden Spikes Award winner, Bauer was 13-2 with a 1.25 ERA this past season and led the nation with a Pac-10 record 203 strikeouts. Bauer had 10 complete games in 16 starts, including each of his final nine outings.



(photos courtesy of Clemson & UCLA Media Relations Offices)