Matt Swope has been a part of the Maryland baseball program for over 20 years as a player, director of operations and assistant coach. Now, he’ll lead the Terps as their head coach.
Vaughn, despite signing a contract extension last offseason, is expected to become Alabama’s newest head coach.
The Terps enter their bracket as the No. 2-seed but third in RPI behind Wake Forest and Northeastern.
Backed by strong collective pitching on Sunday, the Terps secured a Big Ten tournament title for the first time in program history.
The Terps will search for their first Big Ten tournament title on Sunday in their first championship appearance since 2015.
The Terps will have a chance to advance to the Big Ten tournament championship with a win on Saturday.
The Terps are the first team to win back-to-back Big Ten championships since Indiana in 2013 and 2014.
The Terps extended their Big Ten series streak without a series loss to 23 series, dating back to 2021.
Four Terps combined to allow the Golden Gophers to score double-digit runs for just the fifth time this year.
Rob Vaughn planned to follow his father into the engineering field. Instead, he eventually became college baseball’s youngest Power Five head coach, and has since turned Maryland baseball into a premier program.
The Terps, in their final midweek game of the season, put up just five hits and allowed four home runs.