Alma Mater: High Point '02
Office Phone: (704) 637-4250
Michael Lowman has been an assistant with the Catawba College baseball program over two stints. Lowman coached at Catawba from 2005-07 then was an assistant coach at his alma mater, High Point University, before returning to Catawba before the 2009 season. He serves as third base coach for the Indians.
Lowman has been on the staff for seven of the nine NCAA II Regional appearances, including both Southeast Regional Championship teams. The 2015 squad wee runner in NCAA II. Lowman has also been a part of five South Atlantic Conference Championship teams and four SAC Tournament winning squads. The Indians have posted 40-win seasons in four of the last five years.
In 2006, the Indians had a banner year by setting a school and conference record for wins in a season by going 47-14 and winning the regular season and conference tournament championships. Catawba advanced to the regional championship game that season where they lost to the eventual NCAA II National Champion Tampa University. The Indians reached as high as #2 in the national rankings that season and finished the season ranked tenth overall.
In 2009, the Indians went 32-19 and once again qualified for regional play by defeating Tusculum twice on championship Sunday to win the conference tournament and earn the South Atlantic Conference automatic qualifier for the Southeast Regional Championships. In 2010, the Indians finished with an overall record of 40-13 and once again qualified for regional play by winning the conference tournament championship. The 2011 squad went 23-4 in the SAC en route to the league title, finishing at 41-15 and advancing to NCAA regional play.
Prior to coming to Catawba in 2005, Lowman served as a graduate assistant at High Point University. As a player at HPU, Lowman earned All-Conference honors in his junior season.
Lowman served as the Head Coach of the South Rowan American Legion team. In his second season as head coach in 2010, Lowman led his team to a Southern Division Regular Season Championship, the team’s first since it was founded in 1996.
Lowman resides in Salisbury with his wife, Kelly. The have a son, Colin, and a daughter, Carly.
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