Sami Strinz-Ward's departure to take the head coaching position at Texas Tech leaves Loyola Marymount without a coach deep into the fall semester. Strinz-Ward had five successful years at LMU, turning the program into a mid-major powerhouse and winning the NISC postseason tournament title in 2018.
LMU returns pitching ace Linnay Wilson and added former George Mason ace Marina Vitalich via transfer. Combine a 1-2 punch in the circle with offensive standouts like Molly Grumbo, and a new coach will walk into a quality situation out in Los Angeles.
Could one of these candidates be the program’s next head coach?
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