By Staff Report.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Clemson head coach Jack Leggett has been named the 2010 ABCA Atlantic Region Coach of the Year. The Tigers’ mentor led his team to a 45-25 record and a berth in the College World Series in 2010.
Clemson won the ACC Atlantic Division title this season before capturing the Auburn Regional and Clemson Super Regional titles en route to the program’s first CWS trip since 2006.
In Omaha, the Tigers earned a top-four finish and posted a 2-2 record after succumbing to eventual national champion South Carolina. Clemson’s run in the College World Series included victories over No. 1-ranked Arizona State and sixth-ranked Oklahoma.
Clemson finished the season ranked as high as No. 4 nationally. It marked the program’s second-highest ranking to finish a season.