Mike Batesole

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Mike Batesole
Sport(s) Baseball
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Fresno State
Conference Mountain West
Record 411-308
Biographical details
Born (1964-03-28) March 28, 1964 (age 50)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1996-2002
2003-Present
Cal State Northridge
Fresno State
Head coaching record
Overall 667-466
Tournaments NCAA: 18-12
WAC: 27-4
MWC: 3-4
Accomplishments and honors

Championships
1996 WAC Championship
2002 Big West Championship
2006 WAC Championship
2007 WAC Championship
2008 WAC Championship
2008 College World Series

2009 WAC Tournament Championship

Awards
1998 Collegiate Baseball National Coach of the Year
2002 Big West Coach of the Year

2008 Collegiate Baseball National Coach of the Year

Mike Batesole (born March 28, 1964[1]) is the head baseball coach of the Fresno State Bulldogs baseball team. In 5 seasons as head coach, he has compiled a 360-246 record, as of the end of the 2012 season. He previously coached for 7 seasons at Cal State Northridge. His overall record stands at 616-404-1, as of the end of the 2012 season. In 2006 and 2007, his teams won back-to-back WAC championships in baseball. He led Fresno State to tournament appearances in 2006 and 2007, due to winning the conference tournament.

In 2008, he coached Fresno State to their first College World Series appearance in seventeen years by defeating #3 Arizona State, and then defeating #6 Rice University, #2 University of North Carolina to advance to the championship, and then defeating #8 University of Georgia in the final two games in a best two-out-of-three championship series winning 19-10 in the second game, and 6-1 in the third game to win Fresno State their first NCAA Men's Championship.

He also went to the NCAA tournament in 1996 and 2002 with Cal State Northridge. He has coached 55 professional baseball players. He went 256-158-1 at CS Northridge and posted the second most wins in school history.

Head coaching records[edit]

The following is a list of Batesole's yearly records as an NCAA head baseball coach.[2][3]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Cal State Northridge (Western Athletic Conference[4]) (1996–1996)
1996 Cal State Northridge 52–18 21–9 1st (West) NCAA Regional
Cal State Northridge (Independent) (1997–2000)
1997 Cal State Northridge 42–20
1998 Cal State Northridge 37–19
1999 Cal State Northridge 27–29
2000 Cal State Northridge 23–33
Cal State Northridge (Big West Conference) (2001–2002)
2001 Cal State Northridge 34–22 9–9 4th
2002 Cal State Northridge 41–17 19–5 1st NCAA Regional
Cal State Northridge: 256–158 49–23
Fresno State Bulldogs (Western Athletic Conference) (2003–2012)
2003 Fresno State 30–29 14–16 3rd
2004 Fresno State 29–29 17–12 2nd
2005 Fresno State 30–29 16–14 2nd
2006 Fresno State 45–18 18–6 1st NCAA Regional
2007 Fresno State 38–29 17–7 1st NCAA Regional
2008 Fresno State 47–13 21–11 1st National Champions
2009 Fresno State 32–30 12–12 T–3rd NCAA Regional
2010 Fresno State 38–25 16–8 1st
2011 Fresno State 40–16 17–7 T–1st NCAA Regional
2012 Fresno State 31–28 8–10 5th NCAA Regional
Fresno State Bulldogs (Mountain West Conference) (2013–present)
2013 Fresno State 23–33 14–16 4th
2014 Fresno State 28–29 13–17 5th
Fresno State: 411–308 182–136
Total: 667–466

      National champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://web1.ncaa.org/stats/StatsSrv/careercoach
  2. ^ "Annual Conference Standings". BoydsWorld.com. Retrieved May 6, 2013. 
  3. ^ "2013 Big West Conference Baseball Record Book". BigWest.org. Retrieved May 6, 2013. 
  4. ^ "2013 Western Athletic Conference Baseball Media Guide". Western Athletic Conference. 2013. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 

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