|The Citadel coach Fred Jordan talks with his players prior to a 2010 game at South Carolina.|
(Palmetto State Baseball photo. Sorry for the fuzzy picture; I'm a writer, not a photographer)
Fred Jordan, who has the most baseball wins in Southern Conference history, on Thursday announced his retirement as The Citadel coach after 26 seasons.
Jordan, a 1979 graduate of The Citadel had an 831-708 record, including 399 wins in SoCon play.
His teams won 30 or more games 18 times, including 43 wins in 2010. Seven Jordan-coached teams qualified for the NCAA Tournament.
The Bulldogs lost to VMI Tuesday in the play-in game of the SoCon Tournament and finished the season with a 16-35 record.