Images from Coastal Carolina's 2016 national championship run.
Coastal Carolina earned its third win of the College World Series and forced another matchup with the Horned Frogs.
2016 Coastal Carolina Baseball -- College World Series -- Game 3 vs. Texas Tech
2016 Coastal Carolina Baseball -- College World Series -- Game 1 vs. Florida
2016 Coastal Carolina Baseball -- Baton Rouge Super Regional Game 2
2016 (Fr.): Played in 30 games with eight starts, including the 2016 season opener and game two at LSU … Only batted .167but had a .326 on-base percentage thanks to six walks and getting hit by three pitches … Was the opening-day starting second baseman — playing mostly against left-handed pitchers until Lancaster separated himself to earn full-time starting job … In the season opener (Appalachian State), was 1-for-4 with an RBI and run scored in his collegiate debut … Was 2-for-3 and hit his first collegiate home run in the Ohio State loss ... In a win versus Ohio State, was 1-for-2 ... Had a leadoff single in the 10th and scored the game-winning run … Started in the Illinois win and was 1-for-2 with a walk and run scored … Had an RBI single in his lone at bat of the Gardner-Webb series … Hit a sac fly in the Presbyterian finale … Had RBI ground out in Liberty opener ... Scored from second on a David Parrett sac fly in the finale … A the NCAA Super Regional, started game two at LSU ... Was 0-for-2 with a walk and a stolen base.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Tabbed 7A All-State as a junior and 6A All-State as a sophomore by the Florida Athletic Coaches Association …. Selected honorable mention All-Florida Region by PerfectGame.org … Batted .412 as a senior with 20 RBI, 27 runs scored and 13 stolen bases to earn first team Bradenton Herald All-Area … Added three doubles, two triples and two home runs with an OPS of 1.144 … As a junior, named to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune (HTPreps.com) All-Area team after the second baseman hit .368 with 11 runs and led the team with .456 on base percentage and seven hit by pitches … Listed 14th on the ProspectWire.com top 25 All-State Showcase at IMG in Bradenton in 2014 … Also a football standout as a wide receiver, earing HTPreps.com honorable mention All-Area as a junior, but he gave up football his senior year to concentrate on baseball … One of five students in Manatee County to have perfect attendance from kindergarten through senior year of high school.