The Chanticleers captured their first-ever national title with a 4-3 victory over Arizona.
2016 Coastal Carolina Baseball -- College World Series -- Game 8 vs. Arizona (June 30, 2016)
2016 NCAA DIVISION I BASEBALL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP CELEBRATION
The Chanticleers defeated Arizona to claim the first national title in school history.
Images from Coastal Carolina's 2016 national championship run.
2016 Coastal Carolina Baseball -- College World Series -- Game 5 vs. TCU
2015 (So.): Was 6-4 with two saves and 3.26 ERA … Made 27 appearances – 25 in relief and his last two (at the Big South Tournament and NCAA Regional) as a starter … Ranked sixth in the Big South (125th in the NCAA) with 27 appearances ... After being a relief pitcher in his first 54 career appearances, drew the start in his last two outings of the season … First, in a win versus High Point in Big South semifinal, pitched a then career-high 8.0 innings, allowing seven hits and two runs with two walks and three strikeouts … Second, in a win versus Texas Southern in the NCAA College Station Regional, , pitched a career-high 8.1 innings, allowing seven hits and one run with one walk and five strikeouts … The day prior to his start against High Point in the Big South Tournament, pitched 2.1 innings in relief, but threw just 19 pitches, in CCU’s win over Winthrop in game two of the Big South Championship ... Retired all seven batters faced, recording two strikeouts … Overall in the postseason, had three appearances and was 2-0 with 1.45 ERA and opponents batted just .215 in 18.2 innings with three walks and 10 K’s … Earned the win versus #7 South Carolina as he retired 10 of the 12 batters he faced, walking one and hitting one, with a strikeout .. Despite a career effort with seven strikeouts in 4.0 innings, was saddled with the loss in the Radford series opener as his base runner scored on a wild pitch from another pitcher ... Overall, allowed four hits and two runs with one walk … Also was a tough-luck loser in the Campbell opener … Tossed a then career-high 6.1 innings (84 pitches) and scattered 10 hits … Earned first save by pitching 3.1 scoreless innings versus Toledo …. Pitched 1.0 scoreless inning, allowing a hit and two walks, but got the win versus West Virginia … Improved to 3-1 with a win at High Point (Apr. 13) as he pitched 3.1 innings and allowed two unearned runs … At Presbyterian, got win #4 on the season in the series opener and earned his second save in the game two of the series … In the two outings, pitched 4.1 innings and allowed one run.
2014 (Fr.): Was 3-2 with two saves in a team-best 29 appearances and a team-best 1.49 ERA ... Opponents only batted .238 off the righty ... In a nine-appearance span (15.0 innings from Charleston Southern-Presbyterian) went 2-0 with a save and did not allow a run while walking just one ... Over his last eight outings of the season (16.2 innings), allowed just two earned runs with no walks ... Earned his first collegiate save versus Rhode Island by pitching three scoreless innings and allowing just one hit with a strikeout ... Suffered a loss versus Minnesota, allowing one run from one walk in 1.1 innings, but bounced back to earn his first collegiate win by pitching 4.1 scoreless innings versus UMBC, allowing two hits and now walks while fanning two ... Pitched 3.1 impressive innings at #2 South Carolina, allowing two hits and one run with two strikeouts ... Picked up save #2 in the UNC Asheville opener, pitching 1.2 scoreless innings with two hits, no walks and two strikeouts ... Earned two wins in the Presbyterian series ... In the opener, after Tyler Herb pitched nine innings, Beckwith pitched the final 4.0, allowing three hits with no runs, no walks and four strikeouts ... In the PC finale, pitched 2.1 scoreless, allowing one hit and one walk with a strikeout ... Pitched five scoreless innings, allowing no walks and fanning two, versus Winthrop in the Big South Tournament.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Two-time first team All-State ... Rawlings Atlantic regional honorable mention All-American ... Led Blythewood to a 27-7 record and the 2013 AAAA state championship, falling in the best of three series to Lexington ... Was 7-1 entering the state championship series, but suffered a pair of losses in the series to finish 7-3 I 79.2 innings pitched ... Also played second base when not pitching ... Batted .351 (29-for-111) ... Set a school record with nine career saves ... Part of staff that had streaks of 22 and 25 scoreless innings in 2013 ... Tabbed Region 4 Player of the Year, going 9-1 with three saves and a 1.13 ERA as a junior ... Struck out 62 in 62 innings ... Was 2-2 with a school-record six saves in 2011, helping Blythewood to Region 4 and District 4 Championships ... Also swam competitively in high school and was a member of the Ultimate Frisbee State Championship team .... Member of the National Beta Club and National Honor Society.