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Mark Kingston named as new Gamecocks baseball coach

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University of South Carolina named Mark Kingston as its new head baseball coach, Athletics Director Ray Tanner announced Friday.

Kingston is the 30th head coach in the history of Gamecock Baseball.

Kingston comes to South Carolina after three years as the head coach at the University of South Florida with a 100-78-1 record.

Overall, Kingston’s record is 253-180-1 in eight seasons as a head coach.

Kingston signed a six-year contract, which is slated to end in 2023.

The financial terms included a $475,000 annual salary plus additional bonuses for divisional, SEC, and NCAA championships and regionals.

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