LSU looking for new softball coach as Murphy changes mind

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Joe Alleva announced Sunday that LSU opened its search back up for a new softball coach after Patrick Murphy reneged on his decision to coach the lady Tigers.

"I am very disappointed in Patrick's decision after he had committed to be our head coach," said Alleva. "I am especially disappointed for the young women on our team to whom he gave every indication he was in this for the long haul."

"We will use this opportunity to find a coach who will be the right leader for our student-athletes, who will wear the purple and gold with pride and will lead the softball program with integrity," added Alleva.

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