Cole Schaefer
Cole  Schaefer


Portage, Mich.

High School:
Portage Central HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205




Coastal Carolina Captures National Championship With 4-3 Win Over Arizona (USATSI)

The Chanticleers defeated Arizona to claim the first national title in school history.


Chanticleers Force Winner-Take-All Game (USATSI)

Coastal Carolina defeated Arizona 5-4 to force a Game 3 in the National Championship Series.


Arizona 3, Coastal Carolina 0 USATSI

USATSI photos from Arizona and Coastal Carolina in Game 1 of the CWS on June 27, 2016.


2016 Coastal Carolina Baseball -- Raleigh Regional Game 3 vs. NC State

2016 Coastal Carolina Baseball -- Raleigh Regional Game 3 vs. NC State (June 6, 2016)


Coastal Baseball vs Toledo

Coastal Baseball vs Toledo

Graduated from Coastal Carolina in December 2016 with as degree in Management and is pursuing a second degree in Communication. … Named to the Big South Presidential Honor Roll (2014 -15 and 2015-16) for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for the academic year.

2016 (Jr.): Pitched in 11 games with five starts … Was 1-0 with a 3.79 ERA … Coastal was 5-0 in his five starts … Started versus #4 and defending national champion Virginia but did not factor in the decision ... Pitched 4.1 innings and allowed seven hits, four runs (three earned) and two walks with three strikeouts … Had another solid outing but did not get the win versus Ohio State (2/29) ... Went 6.0 innings, scattered six hits with two walks and allowed two runs — leaving the game down 2-1 — with three strikeouts … Only pitched 3.0 innings versus Ball State and allowed seven hits with four runs (three earned) ... He did not allow a walk and struck out four … Lasted 4.2 innings and allowed four hits, three runs (two earned) with four strikeouts in the 10-4 Saturday win over Illinois … Got his first decision, a win at in game two of the doubleheader at Longwood ... Pitched 5.0 innings and scattered four hits to allow two runs (one earned) with four walks and four K’s … At the NCAA Regional, made his first appearance in almost a month and was solid in the Coastal’s loss to North Carolina State in the first of two championship games … Chewed up the final five innings ... Allowed four hits, one unearned run and two walks while striking  out two … Pitched 2.2 innings at the College Worlds Series, allowing one hit and one run, in the loss to Arizona.

2015 (So.): Pitched in five games with two starts and was 0-1 with a 12.38 ERA ... Struck out seven and walked just two in 8.0 innings … Had starts versus nationally-ranked Illinois – pitched 3.1 innings and allowed four hits and four runs with two strikeouts – and Toledo – pitched 3.0 innings and allowed six runs on nine hits … Pitched two-third of an inning at Florida State with both outs coming by strikeout … Tossed a scoreless inning with a strikeout versus Longwood (April 3).

2014 (Fr.): Pitched in 17 games, getting 10 starts … Was part of two combined shutouts, once as  a starter and once in relief … Started his career 3-0 as he only allowed one earned run (two total) in his first five outings (18.0 innings) … Made his first career start versus George Mason and picked up his first collegiate win, pitching a predetermined 3.0 innings ... Did not allow a hit or a walk and struck out six of the nine batters he faced ... Pitched 6.0 in the Marshall win, allowing three hits and one unearned run with no walks and three strikeouts  ... Win number three game by pitching a four-hit shutout over 7.0 innings in the 3-0 win versus UNC Greensboro ... Lost three straight to stand at 3-3 after eight appearances … Did not figure in a decision over his next six outings (13.2 innings), but only allowed one earned run (two total) with eight Ks and just four walks … During the stretch, pitched 2.0 scoreless innings in relief with two strikeouts in a 3-0 win over College of Charleston.

Prior to Coastal Carolina: Named to the Kalamazoo Gazette Area Baseball Dream Team, All-Southwest Michigan Athletic Conference and all-district … Led the Mustangs to No. 3 ranking in the season’s final MHSBCA’s Division 1 poll … Was a 7-2 with a 1.33 ERA … Struck out 57 and walked only nine in 47.1 innings … Opponent batting average of .154 batting … As a junior, was 1-2 on the mound with a 1.94 ERA ... Struck out 43 and walked 14 in 36 innings of work with an opponent batting average of .177 … Was 6-0 with a 2.11 ERA as a sophomore.



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