Sunday, September 26 2021

9-15-21, Jeff Gregory, Head Baseball Coach, D-II National Champion Wingate University

Our Guest Speaker for this meeting will be Jeff Gregory, Head Baseball Coach at Wingate University. In his 11th season in 2021, Gregory guided the Bulldogs to their first-ever NCAA D-II national championship, which was also the first-ever trip to the World Series, after capturing the first NCAA region title in program history. Gregory enters his 12th season as the head coach at Wingate University in 2022. In his first 11 seasons at Wingate, Gregory has compiled an overall record of 331-221, with a 166-110 mark in SAC play. The 2021 season saw the ‘Dogs go 39-13 overall and 20-10 in the SAC, setting the record for wins in the NCAA era. The Bulldogs also won their seventh SAC Tournament title. Gregory was named the 2021 NCBWA National Coach of the Year. He has guided Wingate to one regular season SAC title and three tournament championships, earning SAC co-Coach of the Year honors in 2014.

The 2021 title was the first national title in the history of SAC baseball. It was just the second SAC team to win a national championship in a SAC-sanctioned sports, joining the 2016 Wingate men’s soccer team. The ‘Dogs closed out the year by winning 16 of their last 18 games. Wingate went 13-2 in postseason play, with nine of those victories coming over ranked opponents.

 

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

10/6/21 – Special Guest Speaker to be announced
10/20/21- Kara Lawson, Head Women’s Basketball Coach, Duke University
11/3/21 – Another Special Guest Speaker to be announced


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