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Rob Vaughn is promoted to Maryland head baseball coach

Rob Vaughn is promoted to Maryland head baseball coach

Maryland baseball assistant coach Rob Vaughn has been named head coach of the program, a source confirmed Thursday, giving the Terps continuity with the most successful era in school history after the departure of John Szefc.

Vaughn, whose hire was first reported by D1Baseball.com, served for the past five years under Szefc, who on Friday took the head job at Virginia Tech after a historic tenure in College Park. Since 2014, Maryland has advanced to the NCAA tournament three times and won its first two NCAA regional titles.

After two seasons coaching at Kansas State, his alma mater, Vaughn took an assistant role on Szefc’s first Terps staff and was promoted to associate head...

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