Thursday, May 25, 2017

Fred Jordan retires after 26 seasons at The Citadel

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. 


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