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.
Continue reading Top 100 Countdown: 55. Jacob May (Coastal Carolina)
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
CONWAY – The Coastal Carolina baseball team released its 2013 schedule, which includes 35 home games, four home tournaments, home-and-home series with UNC Wilmington, College of Charleston and The Citadel as well as road games versus ACC members Wake Forest, North Carolina and Georgia Tech. Continue reading Coastal Carolina releases 2013 Schedule
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HYANNIS, Mass. – Most Valuable Player Phil Ervin (Samford), Top Pitcher and Outstanding Pro Prospect Sean Manaea (Indiana St.) and Batting Champion Patrick Biondi (Michigan) top the list of players selected to the Cape Cod Baseball League Post-Season All-League Team. Continue reading 2012 All-Cape League Team Announced
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CONWAY – Matt Schilling, who played at Coastal Carolina from 1993-94 and coached the Chants from 1995-00, has returned to his alma mater to serve as a volunteer assistant baseball coach, head coach Gary Gilmore announced. He will coach the infielders, be the first base coach and work with the hitters. Schilling will also serve as director of Chanticleer Baseball Camps. Continue reading Matt Schilling named Assistant Coach at Coastal Carolina
UPDATED ON AUGUST 18th
Notre Dame assistant coach Joe Hastings will be named an assistant coach at Coastal Carolina. Continue reading Coastal Carolina to name Joe Hastings Assistant Coach
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Jason Stolz homered twice in the span of two innings Sunday to spark Clemson past Coastal Carolina, 5-3, in an elimination game of the Columbia Regional.
The Tigers (35-27) advanced to play South Carolina later Sunday in the championship round. If the Gamecocks win that game, it advances to host a Super Regional. Clemson must beat the Gamecocks to force another game Monday. Continue reading Columbia Regional Game 5 Recap: Clemson stays alive, ousts Coastal Carolina
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Jacob May scored the go-ahead run in the sixth inning and delivered a three-run home run in a six-run seventh Saturday as Coastal Carolina beat Manhattan, 11-1, in an elimination game at the Columbia Regional of the NCAA Baseball Tournament.
Tyler Herb (9-2) pitched his first career complete game for Coastal Carolina, allowing two hits. Continue reading Columbia Regional: Game 3 Recap
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Phil Pohl drove in five runs and hit a second-inning grand slam as Clemson defeated Coastal Carolina, 11-3, in Friday’s first game of the NCAA Columbia Regional at Carolina Stadium.
Pohl was one of five players to contribute two hits apiece to Clemson’s 13-hit attack. Continue reading Columbia Regional: Game 1 Recap
Senior pitcher Michael Roth is scheduled to start
South Carolina’s second game in the NCAA’s Columbia Regional.
No. 3 seed Coastal Carolina (41-17) vs. No. 2 seed Clemson (33-26), Noon, ESPNU
No. 4 seed Manhattan (33-25) vs. No. 1 seed South Carolina (40-17), 4 p.m., ESPNU
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It’s the elephant in the room no one wants to deal with – yet.
When the NCAA Selection Committee set up the Columbia Regional the placement of Clemson, Coastal Carolina and South Carolina at the same venue – along with Manhattan – had baseball fans in South Carolina buzzing.
The Clemson-South Carolina rivalry is a 24/7, 365 proposition in the Palmetto State. It’s hard to find a native sports fan that is neutral about the rivalry – unless that person’s rooting interest is for another state school such as Coastal Carolina.
If a Clemson-South Carolina game does come about, you can expect a sellout crowd of 8,242 – more if the Columbia fire marshal is looking the other way – to have Carolina Stadium rocking.
Continue reading 2012 NCAA Regional Preview: Columbia, SC
Getting to the College World Series in Omaha is always
on the back of the minds of Clemson players.
Continue reading A statistical snapshot of the Columbia Regional teams