Pitching coach Tori Tyson will join the coaching staff at Maryland, sources have confirmed to Justin’s World of Softball.
Tyson won acclaim for her work with the Cal State Fullerton pitching staff during the 2017 season, including with senior Kelsey Kessler, who, on the third stop of her collegiate career, threw for a 1.86 ERA in nearly 200 innings this past season. The Titans staff collectively put together a 2.67 staff Earned Run Average, with 342 strikeouts between them, 166 of them Kessler's.
A former Nebraska Cornhusker, Tyson began her coaching career at Doane College in 2013. Her resume also includes an assistant coaching stint at Bethune-Cookman.
At Maryland, Tyson joins a team that posted just eleven wins in the 2017 season, including an upset victory over eventual national runner-up Florida early in the season. The Terps finished 4-19 in conference play, ending the season last in the Big Ten standings.