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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.
2016 Coastal Carolina Baseball -- College World Series -- Game 3 vs. Texas Tech
Coastal Carolina vs. Texas Tech
Named to the Big South Presidential Honor Roll for 2015-16 for posting at least a 3.0 GPA the academic year.
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 D1Basebal.com and 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.