Chants score a season-high 15 runs in the team's final home game of 2013
Game three of the series will be Sunday at 10 am
Game two is Saturday at Noon; CCU to honor seniors
CCU hosts UNCA Friday (Noon), Saturday (Noon) and Sunday (10 am)
Baseball and Softball stduent-athletes were afforded a graduation ceremony since they will be competing this Saturday
Coastal Bsaeball vs Liberty
2012 NCAA Columbia Regional vs. Clemson (June 1, 2012)
2012 NCAA Columbia Regional - Press Conference (May 31, 2012) - Columbia, S.C.
2011 Clemson Regional: Coastal Carolina vs. UConn - June 5
2013 Preseason All-American (second team by Collegiate Baseball)
2012 Big South co-Pitcher of the Year
2012 Big South Tournament co-MVP
His 2.05 career ERA ranks first in the Coastal Carolina record book for the Division I era and second all-time behind Steve Smith's 1.68 from 1978-80.
2012 (Jr.): Named All-American by two publications, including second team by CollegeBaseballInsider.com and third team by Louisville Slugger/Collegiate Baseball ... Voted the Big South Co-Pitcher of the Year, Big South Tournament Co-MVP (with teammate Ryan Connolly) and first team All-Big South ... Led the Big South and ranked 5th in the NCAA in ERA (1.58)) ... IN BIG SOUTH GAMES ONLY, had a 0.31 ERA to lead the league, his four saves in league play ranked third and his .190 opponent batting average versus Big South foes ranked second ... The 1.58 ERA ranks fifth on the CCU all-time list and second in the Division I era ... Led the league in overall wins (10), ranking 22nd in the NCAA, and his three wins versus league opponents was the second-best total ... His seven saves overall ranked fifth in the Big South, while his four saves versus league opponents were third ... He and teammate Ryan Connolly both had 35 appearances to lead the league and rank fourth on the CCU single-season list ... Like a good relief pitcher, throws a lot of ground balls ... Of his 239 outs he recorded, 135 were ground outs --including 13 double plays -- and 40 came via strikeout ... A durable and reliable relief pitcher as 22 of his 35 appearances were two-plus innings ... Improved to 3-0, pitching a then career-high 3.2 innings in the win over UNC Wilmington (3/7) ... Did not allow a hit, run or walk while tying his career high with 4 K's ... Earned career saves one and two in the March wins over Michigan ... Helped CCU close the season with a 16-6 record, starting at Clemson ... Went 3-0 over a four-game span ... Got the win at Clemson, despite letting two inherited runners score as CCU committed four errors in one inning ... Got wins in games one and three at Liberty, allowing a total of three hits in 6.1 innings, walking one and striking out one ... Followed that by getting a win in game one and a save in game two during Saturday's doubleheader versus Campbell ... Named Big South Tournament co-MVP as he recorded two wins (in four CCU games), pitched. 9.2 innings, allowed one run with no walks and five K's ... Entered Charleston Southern game with CCU trailing 7-1 ... Held the Bucs at bay and CCU scored seven over the final three innings to give Burke the win ... Versus High Point, the game was tied 3-3 with a runner on second ... He got the final out to escape and worked the final four innings allowing no runs.
2011 (So): Made 28 appearances, second-most on the squad, fifth (tied) in the Big South for 2011 ... Had an opponent batting average of .208 ... Was 0-2 with a 3.15 ERA, contributing to a combined shutout ... Pitched 34.1 innings with 26 strikeouts and 11 walks ... Did not allow a hit or a run in five of his first six outings ... Fanned two in his debut (1.2 innings versus Tennessee Tech) and struck out the only three batters he faced versus Ball State ... Struck out a season-high four batters in 2.1 innings at Pepperdine ... Pitched 1.2 scoreless innings versus Winthrop in the Big South Tournament and 1.1 scoreless versus Liberty in the semifinal ... Pitched in all three NCAA Clemson Regional games (3.2 innings), allowing three hits and one earned run.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Spent two seasons at Allen CC ... 2010 (RFr.): Set an NJCAA record for lowest ERA (min. 60-plus innings pitched) at 0.58 ... For the season, was 4-1 with 13 saves, striking out 77 in 62.1 innings pitched ... Ranked fourth in NJCAA for saves and 16th in strikeouts per nine innings pitched ... Earned first team All-Jayhawk Conference and first team all-region ... Named Jayhawk Conference Freshman of the Year ... 2009 (Fr.): Redshirted ... Shawnee Mission HS: Named All-Sunflower League ... Honor Roll recipient.