BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Johns Hopkins announced Tuesday the mutual parting of ways with Head men’s lacrosse Coach Dave Pietramala after 20 years.

Pietramala was a star player back in the 1980s and the Jays head coach for the past 20 years.

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His team earned 18 NCAA Tournament appearances and won two National Championships.

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Struggles in recent years, however, led to increased speculation about a change.

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Athletic Director Jennifer Baker has begun a nationwide search for Pietramala’s replacement.