Podcast: Xavier University of Louisiana Head Baseball Coach Adrian Holloway

Xavier University of Louisiana announced this past January, the hiring of Adrian Holloway as head coach of its recently relaunched intercollegiate baseball program, dormant since 1960. The Xavier athletic department is excited to have recruited Holloway. He will prove to be an outstanding choice to lead the rebirth of the baseball program.

Holloway is a native of Selma, Alabama and a graduate of Alabama State University, where he played infield and outfield for three seasons.

Holloway was the head coach the past six seasons (2014-19) at Selma University.  During that time the Bulldogs’ accomplishments included:

• A 117-59 (.665) record.

• Six consecutive national tournament appearances.

• World Series appearances in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association in 2019, 2018 and 2014.

• No. 1 power rankings in the USCAA in 2019 and 2018, plus a No. 1 ranking in the USCAA in 2014.

• Top-10 rankings in the National Christian College Athletic Association: No. 6 in 2015 and No. 10 in 2016.

• Individuals selected for 11 HBCU All-America awards.

Black College Nines (BCN) talks to Holloway about the Coronavirus, his playing days at Alabama State, coaching at Selma and rebuilding a program that will compete in the NAIA in 2020-2021.

Listener be aware of slight static noise during the recording of this podcast.

3 comments for “Podcast: Xavier University of Louisiana Head Baseball Coach Adrian Holloway

  1. It’s always good to hear about schools ADDING a baseball program. This is a great story about perseverance and continued growth. All the best to XULA.

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