Gerald Cassard has been named as the UT Tyler baseball pitching coach and recruiting coordinator. Cassard comes from Nicholls State in Louisiana where he served as Director of Baseball Operations in 2013.
The UT Tyler baseball team had nine players voted onto the 2014 All-ASC teams, the league office announced on Monday. Billy Lirely was named the ASC Sportsmanship Athlete of the Year, while Buddy McCoy was named First Team All-ASC.
The UT Tyler baseball team dropped a close 3-2 game to Howard Payne on Thursday morning, and was eliminated form the 2014 ASC baseball tournament. The Patriots finished the season with a 16-26 overall record.
The UT Tyler baseball team scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning against top-seeded Concordia, but the tie would not last long, with the Patriots falling 5-4 in game two of the American Southwest Conference Baseball Championship.
The 2014 ASC Baseball Championship will be hosted by Concordia Texas and held at Tornado Field in Austin, Texas. UT Tyler won seven of its last nine games, clinching a spot as the No. 8 seed in the tournament.