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The Texas Longhorns fired head baseball coach David Pierce on Monday after eight years in Austin. Per The Austin American-Statesman:
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Pierce was fired on Monday, ending his eight-year tenure at Texas. His dismissal came a few weeks after a disappointing season ended with a 10-2 loss to Louisiana at the NCAA Tournament's College Station regional.

First reported by former American-Statesman columnist Kirk Bohls, the news of Pierce's firing was later confirmed by a UT spokesperson. In statements released by the school, both Pierce and UT athletic director Chris Del Conte described the dismissal as a mutual decision.

"CDC and I met after the season and we mutually agreed that the best thing for the program was to go in a different direction," Pierce said. "It’s been an honor and privilege to lead this program for the last eight years. It certainly is a time I will always cherish as a coach, and I am so appreciative of The University of Texas for the opportunity."
Filed Under: Texas Sports
Originally published on TigerDroppings.com
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goodgrin19 days
Makes sense with the timing. Their top two candidates are coaching in tonight's championship game. Doesn't mean they'll get either one.
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