More than 50 current and former student-athletes earned his or her degree this weekend.
Coastal Carolina hosts Richmond in the 2nd Round of the NCAA Division I Championship Saturday at 1 pm
Quinn Backus is the first three-time Big South Defensive Player of the Year
Coastal improved to 8-0 for the second time in as many seasons
Coastal Carolina vs. Liberty 11/22/14
Coastal Carolina University vs. Charleston Southern University 10/25/2014
Coastal Carolina vs. SC State 09/13/2014
Coastal Carolina vs. Bethune-Cookman 11/30/13 1st Round FCS Championship
Coastal Carolina vs. University of South Carolina 11/23/2013
Graduated from Coastal Carolina in the Spring of 2015 with a degree in management and is pursuing his M.B.A.
2014 (Jr.): Named second team All-Big South, starting all 14 games at defensive end ... Named team’s Defensive MVP for the Furman win as he had eight tackles (five solo) ... Was fourth on the team and tops among defensive linemen with 60 tackles ... Returned a fumble four yards for a touchdown in the win at Florida A&M ... Tallied seven stops — 2.5 for losses and 2.0 sacks — versus Charleston Southern ... Credited with two pass breakups and a quarterback hurry at North Dakota State ... Recorded six tackles versus Liberty, The Citadel and South Carolina State ... Registered two quarterback hurries, adding five tackles, at Gardner-Webb ... Named to the 2014-15 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for the academic year.
2013 (So.): Named second team All-Big South, starting all 15 games at defensive end ... Tied for ninth on the team in tackles, leading the defensive linemen in stops (42) ...Tied for 10th in the league in tackles among defensive linemen ... In league games, ranked seventh among defensive linemen with 17 tackles ... Made a key third down tackle -- one of a career-high seven -- in the second overtime at Liberty, forcing a field goal which CCU blocked to give CCU a 55-52 victory ... Named the team's Defensive MVP for the Eastern Kentucky and Elon wins ... Tallied five stops and a sacks versus the Colonels and only had one tackle --a seven-yard sack -- versus the Phoenix ... Contributed five tackles at Charleston Southern and four stop three times, including an NCAA FCS second round playoff win at Montana.
2012 (RFr.): Saw action in three games ... Registered two tackles versus Eastern Kentucky and at VMI.
2011 (Fr.): Redshirted.
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Honorable mention All-State and first team all-district and all-region ... Made 89 tackles as a senior, 57 solo, with eight sacks and one interception ... The Washington Post said of Hollenhorst, "was a force in the middle of the Stone Bridge defensive line that was among the most dangerous and effective in the metropolitan area" ... The Bulldogs allowed just 781 yards rushing all season, an average of 52 per game and just 1.8 yards per carry ... As a junior, registered 33 tackles with two interceptions ... Helped team to back-to-back VHSL Division 5 state title games while winning Liberty District and Northern Region titles, going 13-2 as a junior and 14-1 as a senior ... Team was 14-1 as a sophomore, winning district and region titles ... Coached by Mickey Thompson.