Virginia baseball coach Brian O'Connor has been named the American Baseball Coaches Association Coach of the Year for the Atlantic Region.
The winner is chosen by the head coaches of the schools in the region.
O'Connor also won the award following the 2009 and 2011 seasons.
UVa finishing 53-16 this year, advancing to the final round of the College World Series for the first time in program history.
The Cavaliers had eight players selected in the Major League Baseball draft this season, including three in the first round.
Brian O'Connor was named ACC Coach of the Year for the fourth time in the last five seasons back in May.
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