University of Maryland baseball head coach Rob Vaughn announced the promotion of Matt Swope to assistant coach/recruiting coordinator Monday morning. Swope, who will serve as Maryland's hitting coach, was the Terps' director of operations for the past five seasons and starred in College Park as a player from 1999-2002.
Maryland baseball placed a league-high four players into the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League All-Star Game, which was played Monday night at Shirley Povich Field in Bethesda. Senior Zach Jancarski (Bethesda Big Train), senior Justin Morris (Bethesda Big Train), junior John Murphy (Bethesda Big Train) and freshman Randy Bednar (Baltimore Redbirds) represented the Terps.
University of Maryland baseball head coach Rob Vaughn announced the promotion of Anthony Papio to volunteer assistant coach Wednesday morning. Papio previously served as a student assistant coach for the Terps in 2017 after a distinguished five-year playing career in College Park.
University of Maryland baseball head coach Rob Vaughn announced the addition of Corey Muscara as an assistant coach Monday. Muscara, who previously served as an assistant at St. John's for five seasons, will handle Maryland's pitching staff.
Former Maryland pitcher Adam Kolarek (2008-2010) became the 24th Terrapin to play in Major League Baseball when he debuted for the Tampa Bay Rays in Thursday night's contest with the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park.
University of Maryland freshman left-handed pitcher Tyler Blohm was named a second team Baseball America Freshman All-American, the publication announced Monday morning.
University of Maryland director of athletics Kevin Anderson announced the promotion of Rob Vaughn to head coach of the baseball program Thursday. Vaughn, who previously served as Maryland's associate head coach, becomes the eighth head coach in program history.
Four University of Maryland baseball players were selected on the third and final day of the 2017 MLB Draft on Wednesday. Junior right-handed pitcher Jamal Wade (17th round, Seattle Mariners), sophomore outfielder Marty Costes (25th round, Houston Astros), redshirt junior right-handed pitcher Ryan Selmer (31st round, New York Mets) and senior right-handed pitcher Jared Price (37th round, Miami Marlins) were all taken.
University of Maryland right-handed pitcher Brian Shaffer was named a National Baseball Writers Association Third Team All-American, the organization announced Wednesday.
University of Maryland junior shortstop Kevin Smith and junior right-handed pitcher Brian Shaffer were selected on day two of the 2017 MLB Draft Tuesday. Smith was picked in the fourth round (129th overall) by the Toronto Blue Jays and Shaffer was taken in the sixth round (172nd overall) by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Maryland baseball head coach John Szefc has accepted the head coaching position at Virginia Tech. A national search for the head coaching position will commence immediately.
University of Maryland freshman left-handed pitcher Tyler Blohm was named a Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Freshman All-American, the publication announced Wednesday.