The University of Southern Maine will rename its baseball field 'Flaherty Field' in honor of Huskies longtime coach Ed Flaherty. Ceremonies will be held on April 30th.

Flaherty is in his 32nd year as USM baseball coach. His teams have 941 wins, 2 Division III College World Series titles and 8 CWS appearances.

A 20th year anniversary celebration of the 1997 title team will also be held on April 30th.

"Ed has had a storied career and is widely recognized as one of the finest baseball coaches in the country at any level," noted long-time USM Director of Athletics Al Bean.  "The naming of the field, Flaherty Field, will honor his outstanding career at USM, and in the sport of baseball, and is certainly well-deserved. Ed has not only had a tremendous impact on the success of our baseball program, but he has also positively affected the lives of hundreds of our student-athletes." USM Release

NOTE: The Huskies are curently 2-2 on their Florida spring trip.