GREENSBORO, N.C. – UMass Boston head baseball coach Brendan Eygabroat has been named the 2018 NCAA Division III New England Region Coach of the Year by the American Baseball Coached Association (ABCA).
Eygabroat guided the Beacons to a 37-10 record in 2018, which saw them capture the Little East Conference (LEC) regular season and tournament titles and advance to the championship round of the NCAA Division III New England Regional. He was additionally named the 2018 LEC and New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association Coach of the Year.
UMass Boston ranked as high as No. 1 in the nation this year and entered the NCAA tournament ranked in the top-five in both national polls. The Beacons finished the season ranked sixth in the nation in the ABCA/Collegiate Baseball News Poll and was 10th in the final D3baseball.com/National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Poll.