More than 50 current and former student-athletes earned his or her degree this weekend.
Backus and Hamilton named 1st team; Ballard selected to 3rd team
Quinn Backus is the first three-time Big South Defensive Player of the Year
Kickoff is set for 1 pm and the game will be broadcast on ESPN3
Coastal Carolina vs. Liberty 11/22/14
Coastal Carolina vs Presbyterian 11/16/13
09-21-13 Coastal Carolina vs. Hampton
Presbyterian - 11/5/11
Football vs. Gardner-Webb (Oct. 22, 2011)
2014 (Sr.): Tabbed third team All-American by The Sports Network ... Named first team All-Big South ... Just the second Chanticleer long snapper to earn All-American honors, joining Danny Bonifas in 2010 ... Was one of four Chanticleers to play in all 53 games from 2011-14 ... Helped placekicker Alex Catron set the school career mark for field goal percentage (.680) and CCU single-season records for PATs made (60 in 2013) and field goals made (15 in 2014) ... Also, punter Austin Cain set the CCU record for career punting average (37.12) and post the top two single-season efforts for punting average in a season (39.20 in 2014 and 28.20in 2013) ... Provided the snap for every punt and placekick except on field goal in 2014 over his four-year career ... Only had one bad snap in four years, coming in the second game of his freshman season.
2013 (Jr): Played in all 15 games ... Helped Austin Cain set a CCU single-season record with a punting average of 38.2 and Alex Catron set a CCu single-season record for field goal percentage (.769) ... Shared team's Special Teams MVP honors for the Gardner-Webb game ... Was a game captain for the season opener at South Carolina State and he recovered a fumble in the contest.
2012 (So.): Served as the team's starting long snapper for punts and PAT/FG ... Named the team's Special Teams MVP for the Charleston Southern game.
2011 (RFr): Served as the team's starting snapper for punts and PAT/FG ... Played in all 11 games.
2010 (Fr.): Redshirted.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Helped the Monarchs to a 10-4 record his senior year, losing to eventual state-champion Dillon in the Class AA Lower State finals.