2016 Coastal Carolina Baseball -- College World Series -- Game 8 vs. Arizona (June 30, 2016)
2016 Coastal Carolina Baseball -- College World Series -- Game 7 vs. Arizona
Coastal Carolina defeated Arizona 5-4 to force a Game 3 in the National Championship Series.
Images from Coastal Carolina's 2016 national championship run.
2016 Coastal Carolina Baseball -- College World Series -- Game 5 vs. TCU
2015 (Jr.): Voted first team All-Big South … One of two Chants to play – and start – all 60 games … Batted a team-best .343, tied for the team lead with 58 runs scored and ranked second on the team with 17 stolen bases … After an 0-for-5 outing in the NCAA Regional opener versus Cal, Marks Only had five games in 2015 that he did not reach base safely (Illinois, Radford, twice at Campbell and Cal) ... Coastal went 0-5 in those games ... Finished the NCAA Regional going 3-for-9, including a 2-for-4 outing in the finale versus Texas A&M … Overall, reached base safely in 55 of the 60 games season and had at least one hit in 50 of the 60 games ... Had hitting streaks of eight games, nine games and 16 games ... Had a team-best 25 multi-hit games … In the NCAA stats, ranked 43rd in runs scored (58), 51st in hits (83), 121st in stolen bases (17) and 180th in batting average (.343) … In the Big South stats, ranked first in hits (83), second in runs (58), sixth in stolen bases (17), seventh in batting (.343) and 11th in walks (29) … Had team-best 11 bunt singles as Coastal ranked second in the NCAA with 36 bunt singles ... Also helped CCU have 87 infield singles with Marks leading the way with 30 … During his 16-game hit streak, batted .448 (30-for-67) with 15 runs scored ... Within the 16-game streak, had an eight-game streak with at least two hits … Had three-hit games versus Canisius-1, Toledo, UNC Asheville-1, Winthrop-3, High Point games 1 & 2 and at Florida State-3 … With the game tied 1-1, drew a bases-loaded walk at The Citadel which proved to be the game winner in the 5-1 victory … At Florida State, had two walks in game 1 ... Was just 1-for-5 with a run scored in game 2 .. Had a 3-for-5 performance in game 3 with two infield hits, including a bunt single … Batted .297 at the Big South Tournament, scoring four runs, driving in three and hitting a double.
2014 (So.): Played in 41 games and started 15, being a regular defensive replacement late in games most of the season ... Batted .292 and was 8-for-8 on stolen bases ... Closed 2014 in spectacular fashion, starting the final seven games, and carried it through to the summer in the Coastal plain League ... Was 4-for-11 (.363) at the Big South Tournament with four runs scored, two walks and three stolen bases ... Ended 2014 with a seven-game hits streak, batting .429 (12-for-28) with two hits over the span ... Part of CCU's six-run rally versus UMBC in the eighth inning, coming off the bench to go 1-for-1 with an RBI double and run scored ... Also sparked a comeback attempt in the High Point finale by coming off the bench and going 2-for-4 with a walk and run scored ... Drew a walk as a pinch hitter to start the ninth at North Carolina and came around to score the game-tying run ... Pinch hit in the ninth in the Radford opener and delivered an RBI triple to give CCU breathing room in the win ... Was a late-inning defensive replacement in game two, but went 1-for-1 with a stolen base to give CU a 4-3 lead in the 8th ... Went 2-for-4 in the Liberty finale, 2-for-5 at College off Charleston, 2-for-4 in the first Campbell game and 2-for-4 in the finale ... Scored three runs in the 10-7 season finale win over Campbell ... Summer 2014: Named Coastal Plain League All-Star and ended the season third in the CPL with a .374 batting average (42 games) ... Added 11 doubles and was fourth in the league with 24 stolen bases (31 att.).
2013 (Fr.): Played in 29 games and drew nine starts ... Batted. 255 overall and, in his nine starts, batted.250 (7-for-28) with seven walks ... Did not commit an error in 26 chances with an outfield assist ... Came off the bench to go 0-for-3 versus NC State but he drew two walks and scored twice in the 5-4, 10-inning loss ... Came off the bench to go 2-for-2 with an RBI and run scored in the second Winthrop game ... Had a career game in the Radford finale, going 3-for-5 with an RBI ... Summer of 2013: PerfectGame.org named him the 28th-best prospect from the Perfect Game Summer League.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Listed honorable mention to the ESPNHS.com top players in Pennsylvania prior to his senior season ... Three-time first team All-WPIAL AAA Section 3 ... As a senior, named to the WPIAL Coaches Association Class AAA All-Star game ... Also a standout wrestler at Montour.