Blaskowski's 800th celebrated
CANYON, Texas – West Texas A&M head coach Kevin Blaskowski picked up career wins number 800 and 801 while the Lady Buffs ran their home wins streak to 20 games on Saturday afternoon with a pair of Lone Star Conference wins over rival Midwestern State in a Highway 287 Challenge doubleheader at Schaeffer Park in Canyon. The Lady Buffs move to 25-6 (10-4 LSC) overall while the Mustangs fall to 14-19 (5-12 LSC) on the seasons.
Blaskowski becomes the 26th head coach in Division II history to reach the 800-victory plateau while being just the 12th active DII coach to reach the milestone. Coach B has led the Lady Buffs to five Lone Star Conference Championships, three Regional Titles, two Super Regional Championships and a pair of appearances in the NCAA Division II College World Series including the 2014 DII National Championship. Blaskowski holds a career record of 801-518 (.607) in his 25 years of collegiate coaching including a 449-241 (.651) mark during the last 12 seasons in Canyon after re-starting the program prior to the 2006 season.