Texas A&M names Trisha Ford as new softball coach

Ford will be the ninth head coach of the Aggie’s program.
Published: Jun. 7, 2022 at 8:05 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 7, 2022 at 12:11 PM CDT
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COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) - Texas A&M University announced Arizona State University’s Trisha Ford will be the next head coach of the softball program.

Ford has spent her last six seasons as the head coach of ASU.

According to ASU, Ford was named Pac-12 Coach of the Year and led the team to a World Series berth in 2018.

Prior to her time with the Sun Devils, Ford coached the Fresno State Bulldogs.

During her time with Fresno State, she claimed her first conference title in 2015 and led the school to a second conference title in 2016. She was also named Mountain West Coach of the Year in both 2015 and 2016, becoming just the third coach in MWC history to earn this recognition, according to Arizona State University.

Ford is set to replace Jo Evans, whose contract was not renewed following 26 seasons with the Aggies.

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