Discussion

McDonnell motivates Cards to new level

Louisville coach uses constant inspiration to improve baseball team

Updated: June 3, 2009, 11:30 AM ET
By Brian Bennett | ESPN.com

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Well after midnight, several hours after the Louisville baseball team had beaten Vanderbilt on Monday to advance to the NCAA super regionals, Josh Richmond got a text message from coach Dan McDonnell.

The text, which McDonnell sent to every player, began with Tuesday's schedule of meetings and workouts. Down further and past some ellipses came an addition: "Get ready to win a championship."

This was nothing new for Richmond, who's grown accustomed to his ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE COLLEGE SPORTS HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM