Former Grambling State Basebal Assistant Angel Peguero To Coach In Cape Cod League

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GRAMBLING, La. – Former Grambling State University graduate assistant baseball coach Angel Peguero was named an assistant coach for the Wareham Gatemen of the Cape Code League.

Peguero, a native of North Bergen, N.J., spent this past year under Tiger head coach James Cooper, and after the completion of the season on Saturday, packed up his bags and headed North to work with the Gatemen.

“I am truly excited about this new venture and thrilled for the opportunity,” Peguero said. “I want to thank some of my mentors, James CooperDavin PierreElliott Jones, as well as some of my mentors from New Mexico Military Institute, Coach Chris Cook, Jermaine Van Buren and Rowdy Hardy, who is the assistant coach at Arkansas State.”

Peguero attended New Mexico Military Institute for two years before playing under Cooper at Grambling State from 2014-2016. He received All-SWAC Second Team honors and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2016. During the spring of 2017, Peguero spent the year at NMMI and coached two seasons before coming back to GSU as a graduate assistant coach.

In his final season as a player at Grambling State, Peguero was fourth on the team in batting with a .285 average. He finished with 53 hits, including 11 doubles, four home runs and one triple. Also in the 2016 season, Peguero scored 42 times and drove in 33 runs.

The Wareham Gatemen will open the 2019 season on Monday, June 10 against Brewster.

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