The Pitt coach led the team to a school record 40 wins
While the Panthers have yet to appear in the College World Series, the ACC has sent 15 teams to Omaha since 2006 and is currently the top rated conference.
The Pitt starter rebounded from injury and a subpar performance with a strong start against Georgetown
The Panthers not only swept the series against the Hoyas, but also clinched a berth in the Big East Tournament. Following USF's loss to Notre Dame, Pitt is now tied for first in the Big East.
The Panthers swept the series against Cincinnati, but there's much to improve upon heading into May.