Coastal baseball lands in Atlanta for NCAA regional

Coastal baseball lands in Atlanta for NCAA regional
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers baseball team celebrates Sunday after winning the Sun Belt Championship.

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – Fresh off their Sun Belt Championship win, the Coastal Carolina University Chanticleers baseball team now know where they’ll play their first game in regional action in the 2019 NCAA Baseball Tournament.

The field of 64 was revealed on Monday. CCU is a No. 3 seed in the Atlanta Regional hosted by Georgia Tech. The Chants take on 2-seed Auburn Friday at 12 p.m. The game will be broadcast on ESPNU.

CCU enters the tournament with a record of 35-24-1, while Auburn’s record is 33-25. The Chants won their second consecutive Sun Belt title on Sunday after defeating the Georgia Southern Eagles 9-7 at Springs Brooks Stadium in Conway.

The 2019 Men’s College World Series begins June 15 in Omaha. The Chants are hoping to earn a World Series title for the first time since 2016.

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