After a successful four-year career at UMBC, Kyle Wildasin has become the latest former athlete of head baseball coach John Jancuska to join his staff after playing for the Retriever skipper.
Wildasin, who earned the recognition as one of the top defensive first basemen in the league while setting UMBC's all-time mark in saves and pitching appearances, has developed extensive knowledge in all aspects from his playing days at UMBC.
Among his many duties will be serving as the Retrieversí first base coach, working with hitters and fielders and assisting pitching coach Bob Mumma with the Retriever staff.
Following his senior season, Wildasin was named to the America East All-Conference Second Team for first base. He led the team in hitting a .342 while recording 29 RBI, 63 hits, 11 doubles and three home runs in 2005. Wildasin also was an asset on the mound, leading UMBC with a 2.84 ERA in 12 appearances. Wildasin held opponents to a .250 batting average and allowed 18 earned runs in 57.0 innings pitched.
For his career, Wildasin batted .313 with 125 hits, 69 RBI and 70 runs scored. On the mound, he holds UMBC's all-time mark for appearances with 74 and saves with nine while recording a career ERA of 4.23.