Tanner to speak at USC commencement ceremony
Dec 13, 2010 4:14:00 AM - thestate.com
The University of South Carolina baseball coach who guided his team to a College World Series victory is speaking at the university's commencement exercises this winter.
Head coach Ray Tanner is the scheduled speaker at ceremonies Monday afternoon in Columbia.
Tanner was named coach of the year by Collegiate Baseball and Baseball America and starts his 15th season in South Carolina in February. He and the team were celebrated last July at a downtown parade that drew an estimated 40,000 people.
Former Columbia Mayor Bob Coble is receiving an honorary law degree at Monday's ceremony. Coble served an unprecedented two decades as mayor of South Carolina's capital city.
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