RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- University of Richmond baseball coach Mark McQueen is resigning following a suspension last month for fighting with a player.
Richmond Athletics Keith Gill announced the resignation in a release Thursday.
The resignation comes after McQueen was indefinitely suspended May 18 for violating the athletic department's code of conduct by getting into an altercation with a player as the team played at Fordham.
McQueen led the team for six years and spent nearly 20 years on the coaching staff. The Spiders were 156-161-4 during McQueen's six seasons and reached the Atlantic 10 championship game in 2011 and 2012.
McQueen also served six years as a pitching coach at Virginia Commonwealth University between his two stints with Richmond.
Gill says a national search is underway to find McQueen's replacement.
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