Saturday, August 19, 2017

WVU inks Randy Mazey to a five-year contract

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.–West Virginia University signed head baseball coach Randy Mazey to a five-year contract on Thursday.

The Mountaineers’ skipper led the team to one of its best seasons. WVU finished the season with a 36-26 record, finishing fourth in the Big 12.

For the first time since 1996, the Mountaineers made an appearance in the NCAA Tournament and lost in the finals of the regionals to Wake Forest.

Mazey is 160-127 in five seasons at WVU.

According to Todd Murray of the Dominion Post, Mazey signed a deal running through May 31, 2022. He will make a base salary of $250,000 per year and receive supplemental income of $95,000 the first year and $110,000 a year for the final four years. He’ll also get a $25,000 retention bonus on Aug. 30 of each year.

Other incentives the Johnstown, Pa. native can earn are as follows: a 930 APR: Conference regular season championship ($30,000), conference tournament championship ($30,000), conference tournament participation ($5,000), NCAA tournament participation ($25,000), Super Regional participation ($50,000), College World Series participation ($75,000), NCAA national championship ($100,000), Top 25 final ranking in ESPN/USA Today or AP polls ($25,000), Top 10 final ranking in ESPN/USA today or AP polls ($50,000), conference coach of the year ($25,000), national coach of the year ($50,000), APR rating of 930 or above, as determined by the NCAA ($4,000), 500 season tickets sold ($2,000), 750 season tickets sold ($3,000), 1,000 season tickets sold ($4,000) and 1,500 season tickets sold ($5,000).

 

Dominion Post Link: http://www.dominionpost.com/WVU-coach-Mazey-signs-a-five-yea

Cover Photo Credit: Jeff Ruff, BGS

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