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Greg Goff named head baseball coach at La Tech

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Greg Goff will be named as baseball coach at Louisiana Tech.

Goff comes from Campbell University.  The Fighting Camels were 41-21 in 2014.  They won the Big South Conference championship and played at South Carolina's regional in the NCAA tournament.

In 2013, Goff was named one of Perfect Game's 10 rising college coaches in the country.

Goff will replace Wade Simoneaux.  Tech's baseball team was 15-35 on the year. 

Goff, who also had stops as the pitching coach at the University of Kentucky, Southeast Missouri, and Delta State, is a collegiate coaching veteran.

According the Campbell's athletic site, the native of Jackson, Tenn., has coached 70 all-conference players, 26 all-region players, 14 All-Americans, three conference player of the year honorees, a conference pitcher of the year, two national players-of-the-year and 41 players who have gone on to play professional baseball, including three from his 2013 squad at CU. Goff has also had six former players reach the big leagues, and has enjoyed three trips to the College World Series in his career.

In his four years prior to Campbell, Goff guided Montevallo to a 152-84 (.644) record, including a 90-35 (.720) mark over his final two seasons. His 2006 Falcons won the South Central Region championship and advanced to the Division II College World Series after setting a school record for wins. In 2007, Montevallo again reached the South Central regional championship game and again broke the school single-season victories mark.

Goff graduated from Delta State in 1994. 

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