Chants host Marshall Saturday at approx 9:30 pm
Chants and Shockers return to action Monday at 4 pm
Pitt won Game 1 10-6 and Coastal won Game 2 8-5 in 7 innings
Lamando was previously named the Big South Baseball Freshman of the Year
Chants led 3-0 early before Oklahoma scoerd seven unansered
Coatal Carolina Baseball vs. Pittsburgh February 15-16, 2014
2013 Blacksburg Regional: Coastal Carolina vs. Oklahoma
2012 NCAA Columbia Regional vs. Manhattan (June 2, 2012 | Carolina Stadium)
Coastal Carolina vs. VMI
His career 3.33 ERA ranks 13th on the CCU list in the Division I era.
2013 (Jr.): Pitched in 12 games, all starts, and posted a 6-1 record ... Missed five weeks after suffering a shoulder injury during the Liberty series ... CCU was 10-2 when Herb started and managed just a 12-6 record over the month with him out of the lineup ... Named the Big South Pitcher of the Week (Feb 25) for his dominating performance versus Kansas State ... Had five Ks in eight innings, scattering three hits for an unearned run ... Fielded his position well, getting two putouts and seven assists ... After two tough outings, bounced back to get a win over Gardner-Webb, striking out six over 5.2 innings ... In the first game of the VMI doubleheader (Mar 30), he struck out a career-high 10 and walked none over eight complete ... Scattered four hits and allowed an unearned run ... Struck out the side in the first and a total of six of his first eight batters faced .. Added two Ks in the fifth and two in the seventh innings ... Had five 1-2-3 innings in his 8.0 innings (first, second, fifth, sixth and eighth innings) ... After missing a month, returned to the mound in CCU's final home game and was credited with the win versus UNC Wilmington to improve to 5-1 ... Pitched two scoreless innings, allowing two hits and three walks with five strikeouts ... Struck out his first two batters faced ... In the second inning after loading the bases with one out, struck out two batters to end the threat ... Got CCU off to a good start in the Big South Tournament, pitching six scoreless innings in an 8-1 win over Longwood ... Scattered six hits, walked one and struck out three ... Did not get the decision versus Oklahoma in the NCAA Blacksburg Regional, pitching 3.0 innings ... Prior to the season, tabbed the fifth-best pro prospect in the Big South by Baseball America.
2012 (So.): Named second team All-Big South ... Was 9-2 with a 2.61 ERA ... Nine wins ranked 37th in the NCAA - second in the Big South - and his 2.61 ERA was 96th nationally - sixth-best in the Big South ... Herb's eight wins during the regular season was tops in the Big South ... Only allowed 7.26 hits per nine innings to rank 85th in the NCAA and his .223 opponent batting average ranked third in the Big South ... 17 starts on the mound led the Big South and was 16th-best in the NCAA (16 starts prior to the regional ranked fourth nationally) ... His 70 strikeouts ranked sixth in the Big South ... IN BIG SOUTH GAMES: Was 4-1 and his four wins tied for the conference lead while his .219 opponent batting average was sixth ... Had an impressive start to his 2012 season, posting a 4-1 record with a 1.98 ERA ... Ended the year as CCU's #1 starter due to the season-ending Tommy John injury suffered by fourth-round pick Josh Conway ... Pitched a complete-game two-hitter versus Manhattan in the NCAA Columbia Regional, striking out five ... Allowed one unearned run in the 11-1 win ... In the opener, went 7.0 innings, scattering seven hits and allowing one run with zero walks and four K's in the 7-1 win over James Madison ... Was more impressive -- and had to be -- in a 1-0 win over Iowa the following week ... Pitched 7.0 innings versus the Hawkeyes, allowing three hits and two walks with 4 Ks ... Struck out a career-high eight over 6.2 innings in the win over Michigan (3/16) ... Only allowed four hits and three unearned runs with two walks ... Was the Friday night starter at Gardner-Webb, striking out seven over five innings with one walk allowed ... Had his best career outing in the 3-0 win over VMI ... Pitched a then career-high eight innings, allowing no runs ... Scattered four hits and three walks ... Fanned seven ... A critical juncture of the game was in the fifth inning when, with two outs and Coastal leading 1-0, Herb allowed a walk and a single ... A wild pitch would put the runners on second and third before Herb recorded a strikeout ... Including that strikeout, Herb would retire seven straight before allowing a walk and immediately inducing a double play to end the eighth ... Took a no hitter into seventh inning in the win at Liberty ... Herb got the win, striking out five over 6.2 innings ... In the win over Winthrop, took a no hitter into the fifth inning ... Gave up a leadoff single in the fifth and would allow a two-out hit to surrender his only run of the contest ... Overall, pitched five complete, allowing two hits, one run and two walks with four strikeouts ... Was shorted one win as he only pitched 4.0 innings at Charleston Southern, leaving with a 7-3 lead in order to get extra rest for the Big South Tournament ... Named to the 2011-12 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for the academic year.
2011 (Fr.): Made 17 appearances as a true freshman ... Did not factor in any decisions, posting a 4.33 ERA ... Ended the season allowing just two walks in a 13-game span (15.1 innings) with 14 strike outs (April 8-June 5) ... Started for the Chants in game two of the year but did not factor in the decision as he pitched just 4.2 innings versus Tennessee Tech with four strike outs, leaving with a 4-1 lead ... In the Wake Forest win, pitched 3.0 innings in relief, striking out four ... In the exhibition versus the Texas Rangers, struck out DH Mitch Moreland, the only CCU pitcher to record a K in the game ... Made second career start at #1 Virginia ... Pitched three-plus innings at UVa, allowing five hits and four runs ... Pitched 1.2 innings with two strikeouts in Coastal's record-setting 43-inning scoreless span ... Struck out all three batters he faced in the win at UNC Wilmington ... Named to the 2010-11 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for the academic year.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Led Williams Valley HS to a Schuylkill League Division II title in 2010 as he hit .487 while going 7-3 with a 2.39 ERA and a Pennsylvania-best 126 strikeouts on the mound ... Named Pottsville Republican-Herald and Upper Dauphin Sentinel Area Player of the Year, leading his league in five statistical categories - hits (37), runs scored (39), RBIs (38), triples (3) and pitching strikeouts ... Also ranked second in batting average, doubles (8) and home runs (6) while coming in at third in pitching victories and seventh in ERA (2.39) ... Set 12 school records in baseball, including career at bats (230), career runs scored (122), career hits (110), career assists (456), career doubles (33), career RBI (105), career pitching appearances (40), season assists (157), season doubles (11), season RBI (39), career strikeouts (311) and season strikeouts (126) ... Went 7-2 with a mid-state-best 0.90 ERA and 99 strikeouts in 62 innings pitched his junior season ... Was the Upper Dauphin Sentinel Area Player of the Year ... Hit .370 with eight doubles and 22 RBI as a junior ... Was a first team Upper Dauphin Sentinel All-Star and Williams Valley's team Most Valuable Player his sophomore season ... Was 8-2 with a 2.41 ERA and 73 strikeouts in 58 innings pitched in 2008 ... Had a .325 average his sophomore campaign ... Also a standout in football (quarterback, defensive back and punter) and basketball at Williams Valley ... Was an Upper Dauphin Sentinel first team All-Star in basketball, scoring over 1,000 career points, and a Twin Valley Conference first team All-Star in football ... Was a Pennsylvania American Legion East-West All-Star Selection ... Was an Honor Roll student at Williams Valley.