Coastal and Furman have met on six previous occasions with the Chanticleers owning a 5-1 advantage in the series. However, there is just 14 points separate the two schools in the series.
Coastal Carolina University President David A. DeCenzo announced on Sept. 1 that the CCU Chanticleers athletic programs will join the Sun Belt Conference effective July 1, 2016. During a news conference at the HTC Student Convocation and Recreation Center, DeCenzo expressed his appreciation to the Sun Belt Conference.
Coastal Carolina University head women's lacrosse coach Kristen Selvage announced Tuesday the hiring of Katie McConnell as the program's newest assistant coach. McConnell previously served as an assistant under Selvage at Lock Haven University from 2013-15.
Rico Noel was promoted to the New York Yankees as Major League Baseball allowed its clubs to expand their respective rosters from 35 to 40 active players.