Coastal Carolina vs Illinois
Coastal Carolina vs Virginia Tech
Baseball vs WCU
Images from Coastal Carolina's 2016 national championship run.
Coastal Carolina earned its third win of the College World Series and forced another matchup with the Horned Frogs.
Named to the Big South Presidential Honor Roll for 2015-16 for posting at least a 3.0 GPA the academic year.
Entering 2018, ranked 57th by D1Baseball.com on is top 100 college prospects list … Prior to 2017, D1Baseball tabbed Bilous the #1 pro prospect in the Sun Belt for the 2018 draft.
2017 (So.): His 10.25 strikeouts per nine innings (60 strikeouts in 52.2 innings) ranked 10th-best in school history … In one of his three relief appearances, was near perfect at Clemson except for one pitch — a grand slam in the 8th ... Seven of the nine outs he recorded were by strikeout … Over a two-outing span in mid-March (vs Albany and Illinois), pitched 14 scoreless innings with 17 strikeouts … First, pitched complete-game, seven-inning shutout against Albany, allowing two hits and getting a then career-high eight K’s ... Followed that with seven shutout innings versus Illinois, allowing just four hits with a career-high nine K’s … In that win over Illinois, while CCU won 6-0 he left the game after top of the 7th and CCU was only leading 2-0 at the time … Also, Coastal was being held hitless on offense the whole time he was pitching … Added three putouts and an assist … Although he struck out seven in his second start of 2017 (George mason), only lasted three innings as he allowed six hits and six runs … Notched his third win as he struck out seven versus Arkansas State as he walked just one while allowing one run and six hits in six innings versus … Was in line for the win in South Alabama finale, leaving the game with CCU up 2-0 going into the bottom of the seventh only to see the bullpen allow four runs in the eighth and ninth innings in the loss ... Bilous only allowed two hits in six scoreless innings with six walks and six strikeouts.
2016 (Fr.): Although he did have 10 starts in 16 appearances, was brought along slowly after having Tommy John surgery while in high school … Was still tabbed preseason Big South Freshman of the Year by D1Baseball.com, ranked 12th on the D1Baseball.com list of top 100 freshmen in the nation and was 2016 D1Baseball Big South Preseason Freshman of the Year … Overall, was 3-1 with a 4.43 ERA and recorded 47 strikeouts in 44.2 innings … Was 3-0 in last five starts, getting wins at Charleston Southern, versus Campbell and versus Liberty in the Big South Championships game … Also started in the NCAA Regional championship game at North Carolina State, a game that spanned two days ... As started, but did not get the decision, in Coastal’s win over Texas Tech, the first of five elimination games Coastal played at the College World Series … In his collegiate debut (versus App State) pitched one inning ... Walked two then struck out two to end the inning …. Made his first collegiate start versus Marshall ... Did not factor in the decision ... Allowed two hits, an unearned run and three walks but struck out four … Struck out two of the three batters faced in the Presbyterian finale … Pitched well in a starting role versus College of Charleston (4/20), going 3.0 innings and left with the lead … Continued a late-season surge with a solid performance in relief in the Georgia Tech opener, striking out three in 2.2 innings with no walks … Got his first Big South start in the Liberty series finale ... Shook off a shaky start, walking the first two batters he faced and hitting the third, but only allowed one run to score ... Overall, pitched 3.1 innings and allowed four hits, two runs and three walks with four strikeouts … Picked up first career win in the Charleston Southern series finale to help CCU clinch the Big South regular season title ... Worked his way in and out of trouble, allowing four hits and five walks, but ultimately pitched five scoreless innings to get the win in a 6-0 shutout … Rode the strength of CCU’s offensive explosion to get win in the regular-season finale vs Campbell, pitching 5.0 complete with four walks and season-high six strikeouts … Got the start in the Big South Championship game versus Liberty … Threw 5.1 scoreless innings, allowing just two hits with five strikeouts and zero walks ... Retired the first 12 he faced — including a span with five straight K’s — until allowing a leadoff hit in the fifth … Started the “if necessary” game and left with a 3-2 lead through 3.2 innings ... Scattered six hits for two runs with three walks and three strikeouts … Last 2.1 innings versus Texas Tech at the College World Series, allowing five hits and three runs.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 29th round (882nd overall), despite not pitching during his senior season at Caravel after undergoing Tommy John surgery in the fall of 2014 … Prior to his injury, named third team All-American and first team All-Northeast Region by PerfectGame.org as a senior … “One of the most projectable prep right-handers in the (2015) class,” said Baseball America of Bilous … Listed as the “Best Baseball Player from Delaware” by MaxPreps.com and PerfectGame.org had him listed as the “Top 2015 Prospect” in Delaware … Ranked eighth among the top 15 players in the New England region by 34recruits.com … Named 2014 first team Louisville Slugger High School All-American as a multi-position athlete … A key member of Caravel’s 2014 state championship team … As a junior, named second team All-State by the Delaware Baseball Coaches Association as he compiled an 11-1 record with 84 strikeouts in 61.2 innings pitched … Also batted .483 with 15 runs scored.