Matt Murray, who has served as assistant baseball coach at the University of Central Missouri the past five seasons, has been hired as Pitt State’s head baseball coach. He replaces Steve Bever who retired following the 2012 season after 22 seasons as the Gorillas head coach.

“We are very excited to have Matt Murray join the Gorilla family as our new head baseball coach,” PSU Athletics Director Jim Johnson said. “Matt has enjoyed tremendous success as a coach in each of his previous assignments and he was very articulate in laying out his vision and blue print for the future of Pitt State baseball. We are looking forward to Matt coming on board and helping us move forward with the Gorilla baseball program.”

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