Charlottesville - UVa's Brian O'Connor has been honored as Atlantic Region Coach of the Year.
It's the third time O'Connor has won the award, voted on by head coaches of the region's 38 schools stretching from Virginia to Florida. O'Connor guided the Cavaliers to the College World Series Finals for the first time in program history.
In recording the second-most wins in school history, Virginia finished second nationally with a 2.23 team ERA, which tied for the second lowest mark in the program annals. UVa set a school record with a .981 fielding percentage, which ranked fourth nationally.
Virginia also crushed its school attendance records in 2014. UVa drew more than 142 thousand fans over 38 home dates, good for an average of more than 37-hundred per game. Both totals ranked 11th nationally.