UC Davis Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee Phil Swimley

Phil Swimley

uc davis baseball hall of fame inductee Phil Swimley

Position : Head Coach

Years Played : 1966-2002

Inducted : 2003

Became embodiment of UC Davis Baseball during legendary 36 year coaching career. Led program to 902 victories to rank seventh in NCAA history. His teams won eight conference championships, competed in six NCAA West Coast Region Tournaments & advanced to 1995 NCAA College World Series in Montgomery, Alabama. Coached 580 league victories while UCD competed within Far Western Conference, Northern California Athletic Conference & California Collegiate Athletic Association affiliations. Selected as 1995 West Region Coach of Year by American Baseball Coaches Association. Strong instructor mentored 14 NCAA All-Americans while 31 players signed professional baseball contracts after his tutelage. Hundreds of student-athletes benefited greatly under his guidance and leadership as part of overall UC Davis educational experience. Driving force behind planning, fund raising & construction of James M. & Ann Dobbins Baseball Stadium where UC Davis Baseball teams have competed since 1986.

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