Hope College’s Stu Fritz has been selected as the D3baseball.com Region 7 Coach of the Year.

In his 29th season as head coach, Fritz guided the Flying Dutchmen to their 10th MIAA regular-season championship and a 28-10 overall record.

Fritz eclipsed Albion College’s Frank Joranko for second place among MIAA coaches with 10 league titles.

Hope’s 28 wins are tied for the third-most in a season during Fritz’s tenure.

Fritz has an all-time record at Hope of 632-462-2. 

Academically, Fritz is an associate professor of kinesiology with a specialty in assessing Hope's future physical educators.