UMass Minutemen baseball

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UMass Minutemen
UMass Amherst Athletics logo.svg
Founded 1877 (1877)
University University of Massachusetts Amherst
Head coach Matt Reynolds (1st season)
Conference Atlantic 10
Location Amherst, Massachusetts
Home stadium Earl Lorden Field
Nickname Minutemen
Colors Maroon and White[1]
         
College World Series appearances
1954, 1969
NCAA Tournament appearances
1954, 1955, 1956, 1966, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1978, 1995, 1996
Conference tournament champions
Yankee: 1952, 1957, 1966, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1978, 1979, 1980
A-10: 1980, 1994, 1995, 1996

The UMass Minutemen baseball team is a varsity intercollegiate athletic team of the University of Massachusetts Amherst in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States.[2] The team is a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference, which is part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division I. Massachusetts' first baseball team was fielded in 1877. The team plays its home games at Earl Lorden Field in Amherst, Massachusetts. The Minutemen are coached by Matt Reynolds.

Coaching history[edit]

Tenure Coach Seasons Record Pct.
1877–1903
1905–1907
No Coach 35 89–138–1 .393
1904 Pat Bowler 1 4–10 .286
1908 W. Breckenridge 1 10–6 .625
1911–1916 William Fitzmaurice 6 46–21–2 .681
1920–1922 Harold Gore 3 10–20 .333
1923 Herbert Collins 1 1–11 .083
1924 Emory Grayson 1 5–7 .417
1925–1931 Lorin Ball 7 35–57–2 .383
1932–1935 Melvin Taube 4 31–22 .585
1936–1940 Elbert Caraway 5 40–29–2 .577
1941–1942/1946-1947 Fancis Reid 4 14–36 .380
1945 Thomas Eck 1 1–6–1 .193
1947–1966 Earl E. Lorden 20 187–146–3 .561
1967–1987 Dick Bergquist 21 392–321–5 .549
1988–2017 Mike Stone 30 697–695–3 .501
2017–present Matt Reynolds 1st 0-0-0 .000
Totals 15 coaches 137 seasons 1,562–1,525–19 .506

UMass in the NCAA Tournament[edit]

Year Coach Record Notes
1954 Earl E. Lorden 3–2 Eliminated by Missouri in the CWS.
1955 Earl E. Lorden 1–1 Eliminated by Springfield College in the District 1 playoffs.
1956 Earl E. Lorden 0–1 Eliminated by Vermont in the District 1 playoffs.
1966 Earl E. Lorden 0–1 Eliminated by Boston College in the District 1 playoffs.
1967 Dick Bergquist 3–2 Eliminated by Boston College in the District 1 playoffs.
1969 Dick Bergquist 4–2 Eliminated by Arizona State in the CWS.
1971 Dick Bergquist 0–2 Eliminated by Harvard in the District 1 playoffs.
1973 Dick Bergquist 0–2 Eliminated by Delaware in the District 1 playoffs.
1978 Dick Bergquist 0–2 Eliminated by Delaware in the Northeast Regional.
1995 Mike Stone 0–2 Eliminated by Texas A&M in the Atlantic II Regional.
1996 Mike Stone 3–2 Eliminated by Florida in the East Regional.
Totals 14–19 11 appearances
The format of the tournament has changed through the years.

UMass alumni in the MLB[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "University of Massachusetts Athletics Official Style Guide" (PDF). Retrieved July 17, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Massachusetts Minutemen". d1baseball.com. Retrieved 2013-03-15. 

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