CCU and Pitt will play a Sunday doubleheader with first pitch set for 11 am
Chanticleers Host Pittsburgh Feb. 14-16 (Game one at FMU's Sparrow Stadium, Games 2-3 in Myrtle Beach)
Lamando was previously named the Big South Baseball Freshman of the Year
Teams will face again Friday night in 7-inning game
Seth Lamando is just the third Chanticleer to be named Big South Freshman of the Year
2013 (Fr.): Louisville Slugger/Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American ... Big South Freshman of the Year ... Ranked third in the Big South and 79th in the NCAA in strikeouts per nine (8.75 avg.) ... Was 5-4 in 60.1 innings with 59 strikeouts and an opponent batting average of .229 ... Started the season as the closer, going 1-0 with two saves in his first three appearances ... Appeared in 23 games with eight starts ... Was 4-1 at one point but was the tough-luck loser versus Radford and Presbyterian and got a no-decision at Georgia Tech in a CCU win ... Versus Radford, struck out a career-high nine over six innings, but CCU lost 4-3 ... At Presbyterian, also pitched six innings, allowing eight hits and struck out five ... In the 7-4 win at #23 Georgia Tech, took a no-hitter into the sixth ... First batter reached on an error in the sixth, second reached on a bunt and the third batter reached on an error ... While leading 4-0 to start the sixth, left the game still leading 4-3 before Georgia Tech later tied the game (CCU scored one in the eighth and two in the ninth to win) ... Final line 5.0-plus innings, one hit, three runs (one earned), one walk and six strikeouts ... Had a tough no decision versus UNC Asheville, pitching 5.1 innings with two runs, five Ks and one walk ... Pitched a season-high 7.1 innings in getting the win in game two at Charleston Southern ... Allowed five hits and two runs (both solo home runs), but walked just one and struck out four ... Struck out five in 5.1 innings but suffered the loss to Liberty in the Big South Tournament.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: 2012 Rawlings All American and Northeast All-Region first team ... Three-time All-State ... Three-time Poughkeepsie Journal's Pitcher of the Year and two-time Player of the Year ... Two-time Player of the Year by the Dutchess County Baseball Coaches Association ... As a senior, named New York State Sportswriters Association Class AA first team All-State ... As a junior, Class AA named third team All-State as a pitcher/infielder ... As a sophomore, tabbed second team All-State by the NYSSWA as a pitcher/third baseman ... As a senior, posted a 7-1 record and a 0.95 ERA ... Struck out 76 batters in 51 innings with 14 walks ... At the plate, batted .441 with two home runs, 18 RBI and 22 runs scored for the Conference 1 League A-champion Indians ... Sported a .780 slugging percentage and a .593 on-base percentage while receiving 14 intentional walks ... As a junior, named MSGVarsity.com Westchester/Hudson Valley All-Star as a third baseman after batting .453 with five homers, 33 RBI and 24 runs scored ... Also went 8-2 with a 1.74 ERA, striking out 82 in 62 innings ... As a sophomore, also named MSGVarsity.com Westchester/Hudson Valley All-Star was the ace of the staff, going 5-1 with a save, 0.50 ERA and 58 strikeouts in 41.2 innings.