Rutgers-Newark hires NJIT assistant Trevino as new head coach

Pedro Trevino tenure has an assistant coach for a Division I-II team was short before he got a head coaching position.

The Rutgers-Newark athletics department announced Wednesday that Trevino was hired as its men’s volleyball head coach — less than two months after he was named an assistant coach at NJIT.

“I really appreciate [Rutgers-Newark athletics director Mark] Griffin giving me the opportunity to take over the program,” Trevino said in a statement. “My goal is to build off of what the team accomplished last year and maximize the team’s potential to get to the EIVA Finals.”
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Rutgers-Newark releases 2012 schedule: 5 things to know about this schedule

Two matches against the defending EIVA champions Penn State and eight late-season conference matches highlights the 2012 Rutgers-Newark regular season schedule that the team released earlier this week.

Rutgers-Newark finished last season in fourth place in the EIVA and lost in the conference tournament semifinals. The Scarlet Raiders have six starters returning for the upcoming season, including All-EIVA outside attacker Austin Pappas.

Check out the five things to take away from Rutgers-Newark’s schedule for the 2012 season.
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