Coastal was playing in its 18th Big South Tournament title game in the league's 26-year history of the event.
Brock Hunter was impressive in his first career start
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Casey Schroeder and Zach Remillard hit home runs
Series finale is set for Monday at 1 pm
2014 Baseball at Clemson (April 15, 2014)
2014 (So.): Served mostly as a left-on-left specialist in 2014 as 11 of his 24 appearances were two-thirds of an inning or less, including seven outings of one-third of a frame ... Suffered lone loss at Clemson, despite allowing just one run in relief while pitching 3.1 innings and recording a career-high five strikeouts ... Pitched two scoreless innings in the 3-0 win over College of Charleston, allowing one walk ... Pitched a career-long 4.0 innings in the High Point finale, allowing four hits, one run and one walk with two strikeouts ... Threw 1.1 scoreless innings with versus UNC Wilmington, allowing one hit and striking out one ... Pitched 2.1 scoreless with two strikeouts in the Winthrop finale ... In the UNC Asheville opener bridged the gap from starter to closer, facing two batters and striking out one ... Summer 2014: Valley League All-Star ... Ranked fourth in the league with 47 strikeouts in 42 innings pitched ... Was 3-3 in 12 games with 2.35 ERA.
2013 (Fr.): Had 12 appearances, all in relief ... Pitched a total of 10.0 innings with seven strikeouts ... Had no decisions and posted a 7.20 ERA ... Had seven appearances which he did not allow an earned run ... Pitched two scoreless innings with a strikeout at #1 North Carolina (Feb. 18) ... Overall, over his first three appearances, he struck out three in 3.1 innings ... Struck out a career-high four in 1.2 innings at College of Charleston.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Named All-AAA Liberty District as a senior and second team as a junior ... Was 3-0 as a junior, striking out 52 in 38 innings, with a 1.93 ERA and 3-0 with a 1.00 ERA as a sophomore ... Played for the Evoshield Canes summer baseball program, which also produced CCU All-American Cody Wheeler and current Chanticleer Patrick Corbett.