The Chanticleers captured their first-ever national title with a 4-3 victory over Arizona.
2016 Coastal Carolina Baseball -- College World Series -- Game 8 vs. Arizona (June 30, 2016)
The Chanticleers defeated Arizona to claim the first national title in school history.
2016 Coastal Carolina Baseball -- College World Series -- Game 7 vs. Arizona
Coastal Carolina defeated Arizona 5-4 to force a Game 3 in the National Championship Series.
Images from Coastal Carolina's 2016 national championship run.
2015 (Jr.): Played in 50 games with 46 starts … Saw action in right field out due to the injury to Dalton Ewing … Ranked sixth in the Big South in home runs per game (0.2) and seventh in total home runs (10) ... Also ranked sixth in the league in sac bunts while ranking seventh in sac flies … Was second on the team in home runs (10), sac bunts (9) and sac flies (5) … Had a seven-game hit streak (April 3-14) and batted .360 (9-for-25) ... From Mar. 13-April 14, had a hit in 20 of 26 games including a 2-for-6 outing vs. North Carolina; 2-for-4 with a grand slam versus Clemson; 5-for-5 game with a double and home run in game two at UNC Asheville ... Although he was 0-for-3 versus #7 South Carolina, drove in two — one on a bases-loaded walk and one by sac fly ... Hit solo HR at Wake to get CCU’s offense rolling … Drove in three in the North Carolina State win and four in the Akron win, going 2-for-4 with two doubles … Only had two hits in the Presbyterian series, but one was a game-winning, two-run home with two outs in the top of the ninth in game one of the series ... Drew walks in all three games and was hit by a pitch once.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Played two seasons at Iowa Western CC ... 2014 (So.): National Junior College Athletic Association Division I third team All-American as a catcher ... Led Iowa Western to the NJCAA Division I national championship ... Batted .369 with six home runs and 17 stolen bases ... Ranked 29th in the NJCAA in runs scored (60), 48th in RBI (53) and fifth in hit by pitch (20) ... Posted a .467 on-base percentage and a .569 slugging percentage ... 2013 (Fr.): First team All-Region XI as a designated hitter ... Batted a team-best .405 with five home runs and 35 RBI ... Led Iowa Western to a 45-14 record ... First team Academic All-Region XI ... Tied school season record for fielding percentage (1.000) ... High School: Honorable mention All-State ... First team All-Big City and All-Edmond.