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WTAMU Baseball Coach Named Region Coach of the Year

WTAMU's head baseball coach won honors from a national athletic organization this week.

On Wednesday, it was announced that WTAMU baseball coach Matt Vanderburg was named Region Coach of the Year by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. The honored followed the announcement that the WTAMU baseball staff was named Lone Star Conference Coaching Staff of the Year after the Buffs went 20-4 this season.

In addition to Vanderburg, senior Luis Amaro was named to the NCBWA First Team All-South Central Region, while senior Bodie Bryan and junior Tag Baxter were named to the NCBWA Second Team.

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