George Horton to manage USA Collegiate National Team

DURHAM, N.C. -- Oregon coach George Horton has been named manager of the 2016 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team.

USA Baseball also announced Thursday that Jason Gill, Mitch Karraker, David Pierce, Dave Serrano, and Dave Snow would serve as assistants.

Horton, an assistant on the 2012 Collegiate National Team, is entering his eighth season at Oregon. He's led the Ducks to NCAA regionals five of the past seven seasons. Horton previously coached Cal State Fullerton, winning the national championship in 2014.

The Collegiate National Team will train in Fullerton, California, and compete against teams in the California Collegiate League from June 28 to July 2. The team will follow with trips to Chinese Taipei, Japan and Cuba.