Wave's Pierce leaving for Texas

Wave's Pierce leaving for Texas

NEW ORLEANS (WAFB) - Green Wave head coach David Pierce has resigned his position at Tulane to take over the baseball program at the University of Texas.

In five seasons as a head coach, Pierce has an overall record of 197-109, including a 76-46 record with Tulane. He led the Wave to two NCAA Regional appearances and the 2016 American Athletic Conference Regular Season Championship.

"We thank David for the commitment to success he brought to Tulane baseball the past two years," said Tulane Director of Athletics Troy Dannen said.  "He leaves our program in tremendous position to continue its growth.  I've long understood Texas was David's dream job and wish him and his family a great future in Austin."

The university will begin a national search for a new head baseball coach immediately.

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