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Baseball's Fleet and Gilmore Named to Academic All-District Second Team

Baseball's Fleet and Gilmore Named to Academic All-District Second Team

CONWAY, S.C. – Coastal Carolina University baseball redshirt juniors Austin Fleet (Edmond, Okla./Santa Fe) and Chance Gilmore (Surfside Beach, S.C./Virginia) have been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District III Second Team, the organization announced today.    Fleet, a righthanded pitcher, who has a 3.75 grade-point average in business management, is 6-2 with a 4.66 earned-run average this season for the Chanticleers. He has made 10 starts for the Chanticleers and is tied for third in the Big South in wins. Fleet struck out six in six innings at Tennessee March 17, earning the win over the Volunteers. He also had six strikeouts in his first outing of the season against Kentucky. He allowed just three hits in six innings pitched. He went a season-long 6.1 innings against Gardner-Webb, allowing just four hits and two runs in the win over the Bulldogs. Fleet has 15 wins in his Chanticleer career.   Gilmore, an outfielder who has a 3.66 grade-point average in philosophy, is hitting .328 with eight doubles, five triples, six home runs and 27 runs-batted-in for the Chants. He has a .609 slugging percentage and a .412 on-base percentage. He was named the Big South Player of the Week on Monday after hitting .500 with five stolen bases in five games, including a three-game sweep of Liberty. Gilmore leads the Big South in triples and is in the top-10 in slugging percentage and stolen bases (12). He was 4-for-4 with three runs scored against Tennessee Feb. 27 and had three RBI against Stony Brook March 7. Gilmore was 3-for-4 with three runs scored and three stolen bases against Wake Forest April 29.   Fleet and Gilmore were two of five student-athletes from the Big South Conference selected to the Academic All-District First and Second Teams.   Coastal Carolina returns from final exams to host VMI Saturday, May 9 at 6 p.m., in Watson Stadium/Vrooman Field.