South Carolina baseball: Report reveals Mark Kingston's status for 2023
Mark Kingston will reportedly be back for a sixth season in Columbia.
Kendall Rogers of D1Baseball shared Friday night that Kingston will return as South Carolina’s baseball coach for the 2023 season.
SOURCES: @GamecockBasebll head coach Mark Kingston, who recently completed his fifth season with the #Gamecocks, will return to Columbia for the 2023 season. South Carolina missed the postseason, but also had several significant injuries. #SEC
— Kendall Rogers (@KendallRogers) May 28, 2022
Kingston has been a head coach since 2009, landing the South Carolina job on June 30, 2017. Under Kingston, the Gamecocks have a 138-109 record over 5 seasons.
In 2022, South Carolina went 27-28 overall, effectively ending its season with a first-round exit from the SEC Tournament, falling 2-1 to Florida in 10 innings. In the 2022 regular season, the Gamecocks went 13-17 in SEC play. With an RPI of 70, South Carolina is not in the 2022 NCAA Tournament picture.
Kingston has taken the Gamecocks to the NCAA Tournament in 2018 and 2021.