Dave Serrano, head coach of UC Irvine’s baseball team, has been named Baseball America’s 2007 Coach of the Year. Serrano captained the Anteaters to the program’s first Division I College World Series appearance, going 2-2 in Omaha. He led the Anteaters to a school record 47-17-1 mark and a No. 4 final national ranking. During its postseason run, UCI defeated perennial powers Texas, Wichita State, Cal State Fullerton and Arizona State. Serrano is 114-66-1 overall at UCI, recording his 100th career victory against Pacific May 12.