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.
2014 (Fr.): Played in 52 games, seeing most of his action as the team's designated hitter ... Batted .237 overall - .247 in league play with 13 RBI - but was second on the team with 12 doubles and three home runs ... Also among team leaders in RBI (21) and walks (18) ... Also tied for team lead with two triples ... Had a mid-year, nine-game hit streak, going 12-for-30 (.400) over the streak ... Also, had a streak of reaching base safely of 13 games in conjunction with the hit streak ... Had a great collegiate debut, getting a double in his first at bat and finishing the weekend 5-for-10 with four RBI ... Was 2-for-5 with two doubles and a run scored in the High Point finale ... Went 3-for-6 at the plate in his two games versus Winthrop with a double and two runs scored in the 9-3 win on Saturday ... Came off the bench to go 1-for-2 at The Citadel and was credited with CCU's lone hit at #2 South Carolina ... Was 4-for-5 in the first two UNC Asheville games, going 1-for-1 with two walks and a hit by pitch in game one while going 3-for-4 with a double in game two ... Walked twice and drove in CCU's first run with a sac fly to right in a win at #29 North Carolina ... Was 4-for-12 in the Radford series, including a 3-for-5 outing in the finale with three RBI, two runs scored, a double and a home run ... Versus Presbyterian, went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in the eighth to give CCU a 4-0 lead ... Was 3-for-4 at College of Charleston, getting a run scored, RBI, double and triple ... Credited with game winning RBI in the Campbell finale, drawing a bases-loaded walk ... Overall, closed the season going 7-for-17 (.412) at the plate with hits in four of his last five games.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Two-time Class 4A first team All-State, three-time all-conference and three-time Toast of the Coast selection ... Rawlings PerfectGame.org second team All-American ... Set Conway High records for career RBI (127), single-season home runs (13, which led the state in 2011) and career home runs (29) ... His 29 career home runs is also a conference record ... Batted over .400 in each of his four years, including .415 as a senior, .485 as a junior, .446 as a sophomore and .405 as a freshman ... Played for South Carolina in the Powerade State Games ... As a junior, batted .485 with eight home runs, four doubles and 30 RBI while racking up 18 walks and striking out only four times.