Anthony Marks and G.K. Young each had three hits in the win
The series finale is Sunday at 1 pm
Austin Kerr improved to 8-0.
Chants enter three-way tie for first in the Big South
Game 2 of the series is set for 2 pm Saturday
Coastal Carolina Baseball vs. South Carolina - March 24, 2015
Coastal Baseball vs Toledo
Coastal vs Illinois
2015 Coastal Carolina Baseball vs. Old Dominion -- Opening of Springs Brooks Stadium (Feb. 13, 2015)
2014 Baseball vs Presbyterian College (April 17, 2014)
Has earned Dean's List in each of his first five semesters at Coastal Carolina, including the Fall of 2014 ... Named to the 2012-13 Big South Presidential Honor Roll and 2013-14 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for each of the academic years.
2014 (So.): Named to the Big South All-Academic team after posting a 3.54 grade point average in business management ... Played out of position in 2014, getting 42 starts at catcher, due to injuries to other CCU catchers ... An iron man for the Chanticleers, starting at catcher in 32 of the last 33 games, but played catcher in all 33 ... Caught 290.2 of Coastal's last 302.2 innings ... However, batted .302 over the span (39-for-129) with a team-best 23 RBI and a team-best 23 walks ... Overall, ranked second on the team with a .299 batting average, but posted a .307 mark in league games ... Tied for second on the team with 32 RBI and led the team in walks (25) ... Had a team-best 19 RBI in league play and led the team with 17 two-out RBI for the season, batting .354 with runners in scoring position ... Tied a CCU single-game record with five walks at North Carolina (added three the next game at Radford) ... At UNC, after drawing walks in his first five at bats, got a key hit in his sixth at bat, putting runners on the corners with one out to set up the game-winning safety squeeze bunt on the next play.
2013 (Fr.): Started 12 of the 18 games he played ... Posted a .333 batting average (13-for-39) ... Drove in seven ... Of his seven RBI - and having opportunities, five came with a runner on third and less than two out ... In his collegiate debut, went 2-for-5 with an RBI double ... Also had two hits (2-for-4) in a win over Akron, adding an RBI and run scored ... Was 4-for-10 (.400) in the Liberty series, getting a hit in each game ... Was 2-for-3 in game three versus the Flames with two runs scored and two RBI ... Summer 2013: Ranked the sixth-best prospect of the Southern Collegiate Baseball League by PerfectGame.org ... Was an All-Star in the League, playing for the Ballantyne Smokies ... Led the league in runs scored (25) and stolen bases (13), while ranking second in batting average (.349) and on-base percentage (.467).
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Tabbed 3A All-State by the North Carolina Baseball Coaches Association ... Named Southern Carolina Conference 3A Player of the Year ... Voted his team's MVP ... As a junior, was 5-3 on the mound with 64 strikeouts and a 1.54 ERA ... Also named All-Southern Carolina Conference as a quarterback.