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Coastal Plain League releases 2014 Individual Awards

CPLlogoThe Coastal Plain League proudly announced Michael Morrison and Gene Cone, both of the Florence RedWolves, have been named the 2014 CPL Players of the Year presented by 919 Marketing – with Morrison taking Pitcher of the Year honors and Cone earning Hitter of the Year. CPL head coaches voted on both individual awards. Continue reading

2014 Big South Preseason Coaches Poll

BigSouthLogo2CHARLOTTE, N.C. (www.BigSouthSports.com) – Liberty and Coastal Carolina have been chosen as the favorites for the second-straight year in the Big South Conference’s annual preseason baseball poll for the 2014 season in a vote of the League’s Head Coaches, the League announced today. In addition, the coaches voted Charleston Southern’s Bobby Ison the Conference’s Preseason Player of the Year, while Ryan Thompson of Campbell was named the Big South Preseason Pitcher of the Year. Continue reading

2014 CBD Top 100 Players Countdown: 51. Ben Smith (Coastal Carolina)

BenSmithCCUWe continue the countdown today with number 51, Coastal Carolina LHP Ben Smith. In his sophomore season with the Chanticleers, Smith played an important part of Coastal’s success in the 2013 season. As part of the starting rotation, the southpaw made 16 starts combining for 92.2 IP which was good for most on the team. Standing at 6’2”, Smith posted a 5-4 record with a 2.23 ERA as he helped the Chanticleers to a 37-23 record. Smith also led the team with 83 strikeouts and held opponents to a .219 batting average. Continue reading

Coastal Carolina releases 2014 Schedule

GG in actionCONWAY – The Coastal Carolina baseball program, one of just 11 schools to play in an NCAA Regional every year since 2007, released its 2014 schedule today. Coastal will play 30 home games and once again call TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark home as the University’s new baseball stadium is being completed. Continue reading


2013 Blacksburg NCAA Regional Day 2 Recap

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BLACKSBURG – Virginia Tech got strong pitching from starter Devin Burke, and both Andrew Rash and Chad Pinder hit solo home runs to lift the Hokies to a 9-1 victory over Coastal Carolina in an NCAA regional game at English Field on Saturday afternoon.

Mark Zagunis and Rash each drove in three runs for Tech (39-21), which staved off elimination in the double-elimination format. Coastal Carolina (37-23) saw its season come to an end. Continue reading


2013 Blacksburg NCAA Regional Day 1 Recap

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BLACKSBURG, Va. — The Sooners were down but not out, rallying to defeat Coastal Carolina, 7-3, in their NCAA Regional opener at English Field Friday.

Oklahoma (41-19) trailed 3-0 after two innings, but scored seven unanswered runs and shut down the Chanticleer offense with a complete-game from Jonathan Gray (10-2). Continue reading


2013 Blacksburg NCAA Regional Preview

BlacksburgRegionalThe NCAA Blacksburg Regional is set to kick off Friday, May 31st at English Field where Virginia Tech, Oklahoma, Coastal Carolina, and UConn will battle for a spot in the Super Regionals. This four-team field features an interesting mix of national powerhouses and Cinderella stories. Here’s the breakdown of each team: Continue reading


2013 Big South Preseason Conference Poll

BigSouthLogo_thumb.jpgCHARLOTTE, N.C. (www.BigSouthSports.com) – Liberty’s and Coastal Carolina’s baseball programs have been chosen as the favorites in the Big South Conference’s annual preseason poll for the 2013 season in a vote of the League’s Head Coaches, the League announced today. In addition, the coaches voted Campbell’s Michael Felton and Jeff Kemp of Radford the Conference’s Preseason Co-Players of the Year, while Aaron Burke of Coastal Carolina was named the Big South Preseason Pitcher of the Year. Continue reading


Top 100 Countdown: 55. Jacob May (Coastal Carolina)


College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2013 college baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be adding players day-by-day until we get to number one!

Number 55 on our Top 100 Countdown is Coastal Carolina ’s Jacob May. The 5’10 outfielder/second baseman from Liberty Township, Ohio was a 39th-round draft pick by the Reds in 2010.

During his freshman season in 2011, May played in 44 games for Coastal Carolina starting 38, most of which were in left field. Throughout the season, May  was batting .206 with six doubles and thirteen RBI in addition to going 5-5 in stolen base attempts. He also posted a fielding percentage of .969.  In the summer of 2011, May played for the Green Bay Bullfrogs of the Northwoods League where he batted .296 with 12 doubles and 19 stolen bases.
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