Seth Lamando is just the third Chanticleer to be named Big South Freshman of the Year
32 Post 4.0; 104 Make Dean's List; 242 Had at least 3.0 for the Semester
Chants score a season-high 15 runs in the team's final home game of 2013
Game three of the series will be Sunday at 10 am
Game two is Saturday at Noon; CCU to honor seniors
Coastal Bsaeball vs Liberty
2012 NCAA Columbia Regional vs. Clemson Game 5 (June 3 | Carolina Stadium)
2012 NCAA Columbia Regional vs. Manhattan (June 2, 2012 | Carolina Stadium)
2012 (Jr.): Played in and started 58 games, 54 at second base ... Led the team, was third in the Big South and ranked 74th in the NCAA with 12 sacrifice bunts ... Ranked fourth in the league with 161 assists and ranked ninth in fielding double plays with 29 ... Tied for eighth in the Big South in walks with 31 ... Went 3-for-3 with a walk, run scored and RBI in the 3-2 win over NC State ... Had the game-winning hit in the 5-4 win over Illinois ... Was 3-for-4, getting hit by a pitch, with a double in the Toledo win ... Gave Coastal a 2-0 lead with a two-run single in the 4-1 win over College of Charleston ... Was struggling, going just 1-for-16 over a four-game span before going 5-for-12 (.417) in the Gardner-Webb series, getting a hit in each contest ... Went 2-for-4 with two doubles and a run scored at Virginia Tech ... Was 1-for-3 with an RBI in the win at Clemson ... Hit his first career home run -- a grand slam -- in the Charleston Southern opener ... In the Big South opener -- also versus Charleston Southern -- went 3-for-5 with the game-winning RBI ... In the ninth with the bases loaded and one out, Creel snuck a single up the middle past a drawn-in infield to give cap a three-run, come-from-behind 9-8 win ... In the championship game, gave CCU 3-0 lead in the first inning with an RBI single.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Played two seasons at Northeast Texas CC ... 2011 (So.): Batted .328 with nine doubles, 37 runs scored and 15 RBI ... 2010 (Fr.): Named Region 14 Eastern All-Conference ... Selected to play in the Texas-New Mexico All-Star game ... Batted .359 with 13 doubles, 45 runs scored and 33 RBI ... At Central HS: An Under Armour preseason All-American ... Named to the 5A All-State team, as well as being a two-time 5A All-District 5 selection ... Was an honorable mention All-State pick as a junior ... Helped Central HS to state championships in 2006 and '07 ... For his prep career, batted .417 with 51 doubles, eight triples, 10 home runs, 130 RBI and 59 stolen bases ... As a senior, batted .472 with 19 doubles and 24 stolen bases ... As a junior, posted a .463 batting average with 18 doubles, 52 RBI and 15 stolen bases.