La Roche College baseball coach Chase Rowe has been named ABCA/Diamond Mideast Region Coach of the Year for the second straight year. Regional Coaches of the Year will be honored at the ABCA/Diamond Hall of Fame/Coach of the Year Banquet on Jan. 6, 2017 in Anaheim, California, as part of the 73rd annual ABCA Convention.
Rowe guided the Redhawks to their first-ever NCAA Mideast Regional Championship and a third place finish at the College World Series. La Roche won their third straight AMCC Conference Championship and Regular Season Title, and a school-record 43 games. They led the nation in double-plays turned, ranked second in home runs and triples, third in runs and hits, fourth in slugging percentage and sixth in doubles.
Rowe also earned D3Baseball Mideast Coach of the Year for the past two seasons and AMCC Coach of the Year five of the past six.