A standout pitching performance clinched baseball coach Marty Slimak’s 500th win with the Kingsmen in March, at a home game during his 19th season in Thousand Oaks.
“If you stay around long enough, it is bound to happen,” a humble Slimak said after the 3-1 victory over Whittier.
Slimak’s go-to senior, Byron Minnich, threw a complete game, striking out nine as he scattered four hits and allowed no earned runs. The record of CLU’s winningest coach now stands at 514-268-7.
One day later, on March 3, Mike Gennette hit 200 career victories as CLU’s men’s tennis coach.