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Meet the 2015 SWAC Baseball Champs Head Coach - Michael Robertson of Texas Southern University


HOUSTON, TX - Did you know that Michael Robertson who is the current Head Baseball Coach at Texas Southern University is an Prairie View A&M University and Huston-Tillotson University graduate?

Robertson graduated from the Austin, Texas university in 1987 as well as he received his masters degree from PVAMU in 1992 . Robertson was also part of the baseball program at HT and was mentor by HT's Head Baseball Coach Alvin Moore. He was head coach of PVAMU's baseball program from 2003 until 2007, where he led the Panthers to two consecutive SWAC championships in 2006 & 2007. He also led PVAMU to their first SWAC Tournament appearance as well as their first SWAC Western Division title and their first NCAA Regional Championship Tournament in 2006. The Panthers were also named Black College Baseball national champions in 2006.

While under Robertson's leadership, Prairie View made four consecutive appearances in the SWAC Championship Tournament and he was recognized as the 2004 Black College Baseball.com Coach of the Year, the 2006 SWAC Coach of the Year, the 2007 Black College Baseball Coach of the Year and the 2007 SWAC Coach of the Year.

This year, Robertson has lead Texas Southern to their first SWAC championship title since 2008 where they defeated the Southern University Jaguars with a 10-0 win. The Tigers now have three titles in the program's history and ending their season with a 29-19 overall.

Robertson is set to lead the Tigers as they head into the first round of the NCAA baseball Tournament against Texas A&M. The first pitch is set for 6 pm CT this Friday, May 29.

Robertson alma mater Huston-Tilloston posted a statement on Facebook, congratulating the winning coach on his accomplishment and his first SWAC championship with Texas Southern.






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