The University of Central Florida announced the hiring of Wright State’s Greg Lovelady as its new head baseball coach Monday night.
Lovelady, 37, coached the Raiders for three seasons and was 124-56 overall and 69-18 in the Horizon League. They finished 35-22 in his first season and then 43-17 and 46-17. They reached the NCAA tournament in 2015 and 2016, finishing as regional runner-up both seasons.
Prior to being head coach, Lovelady was an assistant coach in 2005-06 and an associate head coach from 2007-13. He’s a graduate of the University of Miami in Miami, Fla.