Omaha Mavericks baseball
The Omaha Mavericks baseball team is the varsity intercollegiate baseball program of University of Nebraska Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. The program's first season was in 1947, and it has been a member of the NCAA Division I Summit League since the start of the 2012 season. Its home venue is J. J. Isaacson Field at Seymour Smith Park, located at Omaha's Seymour Smith Park. Evan Porter is the team's head coach starting in the 2017 season. The program has appeared in 0 NCAA Tournaments at the Division I level. It has won one conference tournament championship and 2 regular season conference titles. As of the start of the 2018 Major League Baseball season, 2 former Mavericks have appeared in Major League Baseball.
|Conference history||Independent (1947–1976)|
Summit League (2012-Present)
|University||University of Nebraska Omaha|
|Athletic director||Trev Alberts|
|Head coach||Evan Porter (4th season)|
|Home stadium||J. J. Isaacson Field at Seymour Smith Park |
|Colors||Crimson and Black|
|College World Series runner-up|
|NAIA: 1958, 1965|
|NCAA Tournament appearances|
|Conference tournament champions|
|1976, 1981, 2002, 2005, 2008, 2013, 2014, 2019|
The program's first season of play was 1947.
J. J. Isaacson Field at Seymour Smith Park
The ballpark was opened in 1961. On October 27, 2016, it was announced that the Omaha Mavericks baseball team would be moving a majority of their home games to Seymour Smith Park.
Omaha's longest tenured head coach was Virgil Yelkin, who founded the program and coached the team from 1947 to 1976, while taking two leaves of absence to serve in the military and heath reasons.
Current coaching staff
- Head coach – Evan Porter
- Assistant coach – Brian Strawn
- Pitching Coach - Payton Kinney
- Volunteer Assistant - Trey Hair
Notable former players
Below is a list of notable former Mavericks and the seasons in which they played for the University of Nebraska-Omaha.