The Coastal Carolina track & field team continued its strong showing at the 2014 Big South Conference Championships hosted by Winthrop University. The women maintained their first place ranking after the second day of action while the men climbed into third place behind Liberty and High Point.
With a four-run sixth-inning rally in the first game and a walk-off two-run home run by Sara Rasley in the second, the Coastal Carolina softball team swept a doubleheader against Longwood 4-1 and 3-1 on Friday afternoon to take over the lead in the Big South Conference.
Austin Kerr pitched a complete-game shutout, while Colin Hering and G.K. Young hit home runs in a 4-0 win over Presbyterian.
CCU gave its head baseball coach Gary Gilmore a 4-3 win (13) versus Presbyterian for career win 1,000.