Tag Archives: Big South

Darnell’s 3 HR’s leads South Carolina over CoC

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES
Charleston, S.C. – James Darnell tied a South Carolina single-game record for home runs with three and Kyle Enders and Reese Havens added home runs as well as the Gamecock offense exploded for 19 hits in a 13-1 win over College of Charleston on Tuesday evening at Patriots Point. Carolina improves to 12-5 on the year while the loss drops College of Charleston to 13-7 this season. South Carolina returns home for a non-conference game vs. USC-Upstate on Wednesday evening with first pitch set for 7 pm at Sarge Frye Field. Continue reading

Clemson knocks off Coastal Carolina

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES
Clemson, SC – Doug Hogan’s two homers and five RBIs led Clemson to a 9-6 victory over #21 Coastal Carolina in front of 4,314 fans at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Tuesday. The Tigers (11-6) improved to 37-6 in the series against the Chanticleers (15-3) that dates back to 1986.

Hogan’s two home runs were his fourth and fifth of the season and 18th and 19th of his career. It was the third time in his career he recorded a pair of home runs in a single game. Continue reading

South Carolina heads to College of Charleston

South Carolina will head to the College of Charleston for mid-week game against the Cougars. The Gamecocks are coming off a weekend series with Vanderbilt which saw them lose two out of three games to the Commodores to drop their record to 11-5 on the year. South Carolina is led by Reese Havens and Justin Smoak. Havens leads the team in with a .382 average while Smoak has a .355 with four homers on the season. Smoak is expected to be one of the top picks in the 2008 MLB Draft this June. Continue reading

Coastal Carolina set to visit Clemson

The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers will head to Clemson for a mid-week game against the Tigers on Tuesday. The Chanticleers enter the game with a 15-2 record after winning 2 out of three games in the Centex Invitational where they beat Ball State and Michigan while losing to the Wolverines in one game. Clemson comes in with a 10-6 mark after they won the final game of their series with Boston College after losing the first two games. Coastal Carolina will send David Anderson to the mound with his 3-0 mark and a 1.86 ERA. Clemson will send Matt Zoltak to the hill as he is 2-0 with a 6.43 ERA.

Clemson Game Notes
Coastal Carolina Notes

Big South Players of the Week for March 10th-16th

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – UNC Asheville first baseman Elliott Arrington (Charlotte, N.C.) has been selected as the Big South Conference Choice Hotels Baseball Player of the Week, while Coastal Carolina senior Joey Haug (Holt, Mo) has been named New Balance Pitcher of the Week for games played March 10-16, it was announced today by the League office. Continue reading

Indiana State knocks of Charleston 6-3

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES
Brian Jett collected three hits and scored the go-ahead run in the eighth inning leading Indiana State to a 6-3 win over College of Charleston in college baseball action before 471 at Patriots Point Stadium on Sunday.

Charleston, which stands at 13-6, plays host to nationally ranked South Carolina at 7:00 on Tuesday. The Sycamores, who earned a split of the four-game series with Charleston, improved to 4-10. Continue reading

Coastal Carolina defeats Michigan

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES
CONWAY, S.C. – A sacrifice fly from freshman Scott Woodward (Markle, Ind./Norwell) in the seventh broke an 9-9 tie and a home run from junior David Sappelt (Saxapahaw, N.C./Southern Alamance) in the eighth gave the 20th-ranked Coastal Carolina University baseball team (15-2) a cushion in its 11-9 win over 25th-ranked Michigan (8-6) March 16. It was the seventh game of the Centex Homes Invitational at Watson Stadium/Vrooman Field. Continue reading

Coastal Carolina handles UNC 11-4

The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers exploded for six runs in the first inning off of UNC starter Matt Harvery to cruise to a 11-4 victory over the number 3 ranked Tar Heels. They took advantage of four walks, a hit by pitch, while getting a huge three run double by Chance Gilmore to take control of the game early. Rich Witten had a strong game while going 2-4 with three RBI. The top North Carolina performance in the losing effort was Kyle Seager who went 3-5 with 2 RBI. Continue reading

Top 25 Action for 3/6

Here is your Top 25 Rundown for March 6th. There was not much action as it was a typical Thursday schedule. Thanks to NCAA-Baseball.com for providing the links to the Recaps.

Illinois-Chicago 2 at #10 Vanderbilt 1

UIC Recap
Vanderbilt Recap

Santa Clara 7 #21 San Diego 6 (8 innings DARKNESS)

Santa Clara Recap
San Diego Recap

#22 Oklahoma State 3 Loyola Marymount 2

OK State Recap
Loyola Marymount Recap

#24 Coastal Carolina 9 Toledo 8

Coastal Recap
Toledo Recap

Northeastern, Bama, UK, TCU, JMU, BCU, Temple, ODU, and Louisville pick up wins

Northeastern 5 Bowling Green 0

Sophomore Sheldon McDonald threw eight shutout innings of five-hit, nine-strikeout ball and did not walk a batter, as he led the Huskies to a 5-0 win over the Western Michigan Broncos on Wednesday afternoon at IMG Academies in BRadenton, Fla. Western Michigan entered the game having scored at least 15 runs in three of its last five games, but McDonald kept the Bronco bats silent all afternoon. Continue reading