Sept. 15, 2013
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September 1-15, 2013
Auburn head coach John Pawlowski (left) will be the pitching
coach on Tony Gwynn’s staff at San Diego State. Pawlowski, a
former Major League hurler, was head coach of the Tigers from
2009-13 after spending nine years as skipper at College of
Charleston. He was pitching coach and recruiting coordinator at
Arizona State in 1999 and at Clemson, his alma mater, from
Missouri State will host the Ontario Blue Jays in
an exhibition game on Oct. 15 at 3 p.m. at Hammons Field. The
Bears will hold their intrasquad Fall World Series from Sept. 26
to Oct. 16, also at Hammons Field. All fall contests are free
and open to the public.
Pitcher Kurt Ainsworth will be one of six former
Tigers to be inducted into the LSU Athletic Hall of Fame on
Friday, Sept. 13 in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. He played
at LSU from 1998-99 and was an All-American and Academic
All-American in 1999. Ainsworth was a first-round pick of the
San Francisco Giants and was a member of the 2000 U.S. Olympic
Team that won the gold medal in Sydney.
Tony Cappuccilli was named the volunteer
assistant coach at UNLV. He was head coach of the Anchorage Bucs
in the Alaska Baseball League this past summer. A native of
Huntington Beach, Calif., Cappuccilli graduated from Nevada. He
helped the Wolf Pack win the Big West title in 2000. Cappuccilli
played at Nevada from 2000-03.
Nick Judkins has moved to volunteer assistant
coach and Brian Furlong comes on board as volunteer director of
operations at Creighton. Judkins was an undergraduate assistant
this past year for the Bluejays. Furlong played at Iowa State in
2001, Creighton in 2003 and Iowa from 2004-05.
Oklahoma will start practice on Sept. 10 at 3
p.m. All practices and scrimmages will be held at L. Dale
Mitchell Park, free and open to the public. The Sooners, under
first-year head coach Pete Hughes, will host their inaugural ALS
Awareness Halloween Game on Oct. 24, an intrasquad scrimmage in
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(photo courtesy of Auburn Media