Myrtle Beach Regional Day 3 Recap

Coastal Carolina 25 Stony Brook 7

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Top-seeded Coastal Carolina (53-9) had a stretch of scoring in the final seven innings of the game, including 10 in the third inning, to seize momentum from No. 4 Stony Brook (30-27) in a 25-7 elimination-game victory on Sunday, June 6, in the NCAA Myrtle Beach Regional at BB&T Coastal Field. The win advances Coastal to tonight’s 7 p.m. championship round game against College of Charleston.

Redshirt-freshman Jackson Geary (1-0) earned his first career win with four innings in relief of freshman starter Josh Conway. Geary allowed four runs (one earned) in his four innings of work with three hits and a walk. Conway went the first four innings with two hits and two runs allowed. Stony Brook’s Adam Brown (5-6) took the loss for the Seawolves, allowing eight earned runs in 3.2 innings pitched.

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Coastal Carolina 8 College of Charleston 7

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Down a run with only two outs left in an elimination game at the 2010 NCAA Myrtle Beach Regional, Coastal Carolina senior Rico Noel hit a walk off two-run homer off the left field foul pole to give the Chanticleers (54-8) a thrilling 8-7 victory over the College of Charleston (44-18) and force a winner take all championship game at 1 p.m. on June 7 at BB& T Coastal Field for a spot in the Super Regionals.

College of Charleston got on the board first, scoring two runs in the top of the second. Greg Blake recorded the first run on a solo home run over the right field fence and Kolby Epley followed with a single through the left side. Hutson Dodds advanced Epley to second on another hit through the left side and Jamie Hollar earned the RBI single, giving the Cougars a 2-0 lead. The rally was stopped short as Joey Bergman hit into a double play at first base to end the inning.

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