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Gary Bohannon - Assistant Baseball Coach

Gary Bohannon enters his ninth season as assistant coach of the Hornets.  After a successful college and professional career, Bohannon has helped the Hornet pitching staff to be one of the tops in the SSAC.  In 2011, the Hornets finished first the country in team era.  

While a player at baseball powerhouse Kennesaw State University (1997-98) Bohannon helped guide the Owls to the College World Series twice and compiled a 16-2 pitching record for his career.

At the completion of his KSU career he was drafted in the 38th round of the 1998 MLB Draft by the New York Mets. From there Bohannon's 6-3 record on the mound in the Appalachian League (1998) earned him All-Star honors. His stats for that season included a 2.56 ERA with 49 strikeouts, 60 innings, and only 5 walks. Bohannon stayed in the Mets organization for through 2000 and was named Organizational Pitcher of the Month in June of 2000 for 26 scoreless innings, including inherited runners.

Bohannon comes to the Hornets program after spending two years as an assistant at Chattanooga State (2002-03). Bohannon is married to the former Bonnie Smith. The couple have a son, Cohen William (2/22/08).  The Bohannons reside in Dallas, GA.

At SPSU:

• 2006
Ranked 4th in SSAC in team era with a 3.86
Ranked 23rd in the NAIA in team era

• 2007
Ranked 1st in SSAC in team era with a 3.23
Ranked 1st in SSAC in opp. batting avg. with a 0.238
Ranked 7th in NAIA in team era
Ranked 8th in NAIA in opp. batting avg.

• 2008
Ranked 2nd in SSAC in team era with a 3.71
Ranked 11th in NAIA in team era

• 2009
Ranked 1st in SSAC in team era with a 3.41
Ranked 1st in SSAC in walks allowed (2.3)
Ranked 3rd in NAIA in team era
Ranked 9th in NAIA in walks allowed

• 2010
Ranked 3rd in SSAC in team era with a 3.98
Ranked 1st in SSAC in earned runs allowed at 3.24

• Last five seasons:
• SPSU has ranked in the top five in every pitching category in the SSAC
• Richard Riley All-American Honorable Mention 2006
• Stephen Flake All-American Honorable Mention 2007
• Stephen Flake drafted by Florida Marlins in 2007
• Mark Doll SSAC Pitcher of the Year 2008
• Mark Doll All-Region 2008

• Sean Teague SSAC Pitcher of the Year 2009
• Sean Teague drafted by Florida Marlins in 2009
• Sean Teague  All-Region 2009

• Mark Doll drafted by Philadelphia Phillies in 2009
• Dustin Carder signed free agent by Baltimore Orioles in 2009

Will Rankin drafted by Colorado Rockies in 2010

Casey Shiver drafted by Texas Rangers in 2011

Matt Kimbrel drafted by Atlanta Braves in 2011 

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