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Vote set for 3rd paid assistant (D1 Baseball)

Discussion in 'Diamond Gators' started by gatorjjh, Sep 6, 2019.

  1. gatorjjh

    gatorjjh A Gator with a Glass half full attitude Moderator VIP Member

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    Fight For Third Paid Assistant Receives New Life
    News Kendall Rogers - September 6, 2019
    Some college baseball coaches might’ve received their lifelines.

    Earlier this year, the sport was dealt a blow when the vote for a third paid assistant failed 36-25 with three votes abstaining. However, we said throughout the College World Series that the fight for a paid third assistant was far from over.

    It’s just heating up … again.

    The paid third assistant for college baseball and softball will again be reconsidered by the Division I Council in October. Should the vote to reconsider the legislation pass, the legislation would then be voted on yet again on the same day. The legislation needs 32 votes to pass.

    NCAA sources informed D1Baseball back in April that the legislation would not be voted on again for at least two years. So, what changed?

    According to sources close to the situation, the issue sits with the ACC. In the tally we received, the ACC voted ‘yes’. However, several sources have confirmed that the ACC was indeed a ‘no’ vote on the D1 Council floor. That vote essentially derailed any chance of the legislation passing, and sources also indicate that it caused confusion and affected the way other conferences voted on the issue. It also changed Jim Delaney’s ‘Power Five’ vote, which accounts for four total votes.
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  2. Matherly87

    Matherly87 GC Hall of Fame

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    We can only hope but it does sound promising.
     
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  3. apkgator

    apkgator Premium Member

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    Really really needs to pass
     
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  4. GatorLurker

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    <sarcasm>Will we finally get a hitting coach?</sarcasm>
     
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  5. Gatorgal04

    Gatorgal04 Lowly Fan Moderator

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    Leave it to the ACC to screw it up. Come on guys, get it together!
     
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  6. 74nole

    74nole GC Hall of Fame

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