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Baseball: Coach Robichaux has successful surgery following heart attack

KATC TV 3, June 24, 2019

Robichaux, Tony

UL Athletics announced Monday, June 24, that Ragin’ Cajuns Baseball head coach Tony Robichaux underwent a successful medical procedure following a heart attack that hospitalized him late Sunday night.

“Our number one priority is Coach Robichaux’s health,” Director of Athletics Bryan Maggard said. “We will be supporting Coach and his family in every way possible. I’m certain that Ragin’ Cajuns fans everywhere are sending their prayers.”

The procedure was conducted at Lafayette General Hospital. Robichaux is expected to make a full and complete recovery, a release states.

Robichaux completed his 25th season at Louisiana in 2019, securing his 900th victory with the program during this past year. The leader of the Ragin’ Cajuns has compiled a career record of 1,177-767 (.605) during his 31 years as a head coach.

According to the release, the Robichaux family thanks the many individuals, both locally in Lafayette and across the country, who have shared their prayers, support and well wishes for Coach Robichaux.