University of La Verne coach notches 300th career win

Scott Winterburn is the second-winningest coach in program history

University of La Verne baseball coach Scott Winterburn picked up his 300th win when the Leopards (19-12, 13-8) defeated Occidental 6-5 in the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader in Eagle Rock.

Winterburn, who took over the program in 2001, is the second-winningest coach in program history behind Ben Hines (1960-80), who posted 591 victories in his 21 seasons.

During his tenure at La Verne, Winterburn has captured four conference titles, those coming in 2004, 2005, 2008 and 2012.
His 200th career win came during the 2009 season.

His mark at the school is 300-212-1. His record, including the 2000 season at Azusa Pacific stands at 329-231-2.

La Verne’s title in 2012 was the 20th in program history.