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Connor Owings
Connor Owings

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Gilbert, S.C.

High School:
Gilbert HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 190

Position:
INF

B/T:
L/R


06/01/2014

Connor Owings Named Semifinalist for Gregg Olson Award

Owings led the Chanticleers in almost every offensive category in 2014

05/26/2014

Connor Owings Named to Big South All-Tournament Team

Owings batted .528 with five RBI at the Championship

05/23/2014

Baseball Season Ends With 15-11 Loss to Campbell in Big South Championship

Chanticleers end the season with a 24-33 record

05/22/2014

Baseball Falls 3-2 to Winthrop; Faces Campbell Friday at 3 pm

Chanticleers defeated Campbell, 9-2, in the opening round of the Big South Championship

05/20/2014

Coastal Opens Big South Tourney with 9-2 Win versus Campbell

Chants face host and #2 seed Winthrop Wednesday at 4:30 pm

05/20/2014

Coastal vs Campbell Big South Tournament

Coastal vs Campbell Big South Tournament

04/17/2014

2014 Baseball vs Presbyterian College

2014 Baseball vs Presbyterian College (April 17, 2014)

04/15/2014

2014 Baseball at Clemson

2014 Baseball at Clemson (April 15, 2014)

04/01/2014

CCU vs CSU Friday

CCU vs CSU Friday

03/29/2014

2014 Baseball vs. Charleston Southern

2014 Baseball vs. Charleston Southern (March 29, 2014)

Earned Dean's List recognition in the Spring 2013 ... Named to the 2012-13 Big South Presidential Honor Roll and 2013-14 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for each of the academic years.

2014 (So.): Named first team All-Big South as a utility player (30 starts at second, 17 at first, five in left and two at third) ... Was on the 2014 Gregg Olson Award Watch List ... Voted to the Big South Championship All-Tournament Team after batting .538 (7-for-13) with five RBI, four runs scored and two doubles ... Was 3-for-5 in the opening-round win, 1-for-4 in game two and 3-for-4 with two RBI, two runs scored and two doubles in game three ... Was the lone Chanticleer to play in all 57 games in 2014, starting all 57 as well ... Led the team with .326 batting average, 14 doubles, 4 home runs, 34 RBI, .446 slugging percentage, .400 on-base percentage while ranking second with 11 stolen bases ... Ranked sixth in the Big South in hits (76), runs (45) and runs per game (0.79) while ranking eight in total bases (104) ... In league games, batted .352, eighth-best in the conference ... Ended the season by reaching base safely in 21 straight games, getting a hit in 18 of the 21 games and batting .351 (33-for-94) over the span ... Overall, reached base in 52 of 57 games in 2014 with hits in 46, including hit streaks of eight, nine and six games ... After an 0-for-5 outing in the Radford opener, got hits in seven consecutive at bats and reached base safely in eight straight at bats, going 5-for-5 in game two and 2-for-4 in game three ... Overall was 7-for-14 at Radford with a two doubles and a home run ... Had a great third weekend, hitting for the cycle over the four games (double and a triple in the Rhode Island win while hitting his first collegiate home run versus West Virginia) ... Was 5-for-11 (.455) in the PC series ... In the opener was 2-for-4 with the game-winning RBI in the 13th, a run scored, two hit by pitches and three stolen bases ... Was 1-for-4 in game two and 2-for-3 in the finale with three RBI and three runs scored thanks to an eighth-inning, three-run home run ... Hit a solo home run in the NC State opener and was 2-for-4 in the series finale.

2013 (Fr.): Played in 37 games and earned 21 starts at first base ... Coastal is 15-6 with Owings starting at first base ... Was 2-for-3 versus Elon, 2-for-4 with two runs scored in the VMI loss and 2-for-2 at Winthrop ... Had hits in both his starts at Georgia Tech, going 1-for-3 in game 2 and 2-for-4 with two runs scored and the game-winning RBI in the finale ... Went 1-for-2 with a two-run double in the UNC Asheville opener ... Summer of 2013: PerfectGame.org tabbed Owings the 44th-best pro prospect from the Coastal Plain League.

Prior to Coastal Carolina: Named the Class 2A Player of the Year and a two-time first team All-State pick by the South Carolina Baseball Coaches Association ... Ranked 10th on the HighSchoolSportsReport.com list of top players in the state of South Carolina ... Chosen to play in the South Carolina Select All-Star game ... Batted .488 with 46 RBI, 45 runs scored, 11 doubles, five triples and five home runs ... Had a .927 slugging percentage and .571 on-base percentage ... On the mound, was 2-1 with seven saves and a 0.00 ERA ... Struck out 27 in 19.2 innings ... Along with current CCU teammate Mike Morrison, led Gilbert to the 2A state championship, getting the save in the championship game ... Brother, Chris, plays for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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