Ryan Connolly ends career 5th on NCAA all-time appearances list and with Big South career-best 2.23 ERA
The Chanticleers will have Thursday off and play Friday at approximately 1:30 pm.
Coastal Carolina will play its final home game Tuesday vs. region rival and CAA leader UNC Wilmington.
Game two is Saturday at Noon; CCU to honor seniors
Coastal is now 13-5 in one-run games
2012 (Fr.): Was Coastal's specialist versus left-handed hitters ... Was 1-0 with two saves and allowed only two earned runs (three total) with 12 strikeouts versus just four walks ... Had 27 appearances - sixth-most in the Big South - but only pitched 19.0 innings - with 19 appearances being two-thirds of an inning or less ... Lefties batted just .160 off him (8-for-50) and opponents' overall batting average was just .211 - second-best on the team ... Inherited 28 runners with just five scoring ... Earned his first career save, pitching a then career-long 1.2 innings in the College of Charleston (3/14) win ... Shut down Albany over a season-long three innings, allowing one hit and striking out two ... Entered the game with CCU clinging to a 5-4 lead and the Chants would win 7-4 after scoring two in the eighth ... Got the final out in the Radford series opener for save number two ... First collegiate win came as he pitched the fifth inning in a 15-8 win over Charleston Southern ... In the NCAA Columbia Regional versus Clemson (game one), pitched 1.2 innings, allowing one hit with two strikeouts.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Named All-Region IV AAA ... Chosen to play for the North in the 2A-3A South Carolina All-Star game ... Batted .382 as a senior ... Had four wins as a junior with 66 strikeouts, versus 18 walks, in 46 innings ... Invited to play in the Palmetto Games after his sophomore season ... Also played football, averaging 37.5 yards per punt.