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Mike Bianco

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Mike Bianco

Biographical Information[edit]

Mike Bianco is a college coach.

Bianco was a catcher in college and started for LSU when they were in the 1989 College World Series; he caught Ben McDonald, Russ Springer, Curt Leskanic, Paul Byrd and Chad Ogea in college.

Bianco was graduate assistant at Northwestern State University in 1991-1992. From 1993-1997, he was pitching coach at LSU when they won three College World Series titles.

From 1998-2000, Mike was head coach at McNeese State University. In 2000, he was named SLC Coach of the Year. He was named head coach at the University of Mississippi in June 2000.

In 2005, Bianco guided Ole Miss to its first 40-win season, going 48-20. They went 44-22 and won the Southeastern Conference Tournament title. In 2007, Mike's club was 40-25 and had two players appear in the 2007 Pan American Games in Lance Lynn and Cody Satterwhite. In 2009, Mississippi won the SEC regular season title for the first time since 1972.

In 2021, Bianco's son Drew is a junior for conference rival Louisiana State University [1], son Ben is a redshirt junior for University of Louisville [2], and son Sam is a freshman for University of Louisiana at Lafayette [3].

Source: Ole Miss bio