Coastal Carolina women’s outdoor track & field’s Melissa Jefferson made history once again on Friday night, as the junior was crowned the U.S. Champion in the women’s 100-meters at the 2022 Toyota USA Track Outdoor Championships, crossing the finish line first with an amazing time of 10.69 (+2.9) in the finals to earn the gold medal.
The Coastal Carolina women’s outdoor track & field team will have four runners return to Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, this week to compete at two separate USA Track & Field Outdoor Championship events from June 23-26.
One of the best fielding infielders in Coastal Carolina history, McDermott posted a .985 fielding percentage while primarily playing second base for the Chanticleers in 2022. He totaled 117 putouts and 152 fielding assists over 273 chances and committed just four errors all season long.
Coastal Carolina football had a total of seven Chanticleers named to Phil Steele’s 2022 Preseason All-Sun Belt Teams, the publication announced this week. Headlining the group were Grayson McCall, Willie Lampkin, and Josaiah Stewart who all garnered first-team honors, while D’Jordan Strong was named to the second team.
Coastal Carolina redshirt senior Reid VanScoter and senior Tyler Johnson were both named to the 2022 ABCA/Rawlings Atlantic All-Region teams, the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) announced on Wednesday. VanScoter earned a spot on the all-region first team, while Johnson was named to the second team.
Coastal Carolina women’s soccer head coach Paul Hogan announced the 2022 fall schedule on Wednesday, which includes eight home matches at CCU Soccer Stadium. The 2022 slate includes contests versus the newest members of the Sun Belt Conference in James Madison, Southern Miss, Old Dominion, and Marshall.
Headlined by 2022 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field 60-meter dash National Champion Melissa Jefferson, the Coastal Carolina women’s track & field team had four student-athletes qualify for the finals on Saturday, while two more school records fell on day two of the 2022 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Thursday in Eugene, Ore.
Coastal Carolina’s Matt McDermott hit for the cycle as the Chanticleers scored 10 runs on 11 base hits to defeat the Coppin State Eagles 10-8 in the first elimination game of the NCAA Greenville Regional on Saturday afternoon in Greenville, N.C.
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers will open up play at the 2022 NCAA Greenville Regional versus the Virginia Cavaliers on Friday, June 3, at 6 p.m. E.T. at Lewis Field at Clark-LeClair Stadium in Greenville, N.C.
After consultation with the league’s head coaches, the Sun Belt tournament games committee will shift the 2022 Guardian Credit Union Sun Belt Baseball Championship presented by Troy University to a single-elimination format beginning on Friday, May 27.
Coastal Carolina redshirt senior Reid VanScoter was named the 2022 Sun Belt Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Year, while a total of four Chanticleers garnered All-Sun Belt team honors the league office announced on Monday.
For the seventh time in the last 10 games, the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers recorded double-digits runs, as the Men in Black and Teal defeated the South Alabama Jaguars 11-2 on Thursday night in game one of the three-game Sun Belt Conference series at Springs Brooks Stadium in Conway, S.C.
Highlighted by the Sun Belt Conference Women’s Outdoor Track Performer in Melissa Jefferson, a total of 17 Chanticleers were tabbed for All-Sun Belt postseason accolades, as announced by the conference office on Wednesday afternoon.The 17 all-conference selections exceed the previous high of 15 honorees back in the 2017 season.
In front of the largest crowd inside Springs Brooks Stadium this season with 3,516 fans in attendance, the home-standing Coastal Carolina Chanticleers did not disappoint, scoring early and often in a 17-2 win over the Clemson Tigers on Tuesday night in Conway, S.C.
Coastal Carolina erased a 6-2 deficit and scored the last eight runs of the game to pick up a 10-6 come-from-behind win in the series opener versus the Troy Trojans on Friday night at Riddle-Pace Field in Troy, Ala.
Coastal Carolina University Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics and University Recreation Matt Hogue announced Thursday afternoon that head men’s golf coach Jim Garren has resigned his position to pursue other coaching opportunities.
Coastal Carolina walked nine UNCG Spartan hitters, seven of which came around to score, as the Chanticleers fell on the road 14-2 in midweek action at UNCG on Wednesday afternoon in Greensboro, N.C. The loss dropped CCU to 29-16-1 overall and 11-10 on the road this season, while the win propelled the Spartans improved to 23-25 overall on the year.
Omidvar joins the Coastal men’s basketball program after spending last season as the director of operations at Fordham University where he was responsible for team travel, scheduling, budgets, championship arrangements, on-campus recruiting, and video coordination.
Brown helped lead the Chants to a 4-0 week, as the outfielder hit a team-high .667 (8-for-12) with two home runs, including a 10th-inning walk-off home run in Saturday’s win over Little Rock, three doubles, nine RBIs, and five runs scored.
The Coastal Carolina softball team was represented by two student-athletes in Makiya Thomas and Iyanla De Jesus as the Sun Belt Conference announced its softball all-conference honors on Monday. Thomas was named to the All-Sun Belt first team, while De Jesus was named to the All-Sun Belt second team.
Beasley-Polko claimed two of the three victories in Coastal Carolina’s series sweep of Appalachian State, limiting the Mountaineers to a single run and just four hits while throwing her seventh and eighth complete games of the season in 14.0 innings of work.
Johnson continued his torrid pace at the plate last week, as the senior hit .538 (7-for-13) with four home runs, two doubles, 15 RBIs, and six runs scored. He posted a 1.615 slugging percentage and a .611 on-base percentage while totaling a team-high 21 total bases in CCU’s 4-0 week.
Coastal Carolina baseball erased a 9-3 deficit with an eight-run inning and scored 16 unanswered runs to defeat the Little Rock Trojans 19-9 in seven innings on Sunday afternoon at Springs Brooks Stadium. The win completed the Sun Belt Conference series sweep for the Chanticleers, their fourth of the season.
Coastal Carolina matched their season-high with four home runs in the series opener, as the Chanticleers scored double-digit runs for the second consecutive game with a 15-4 win over Little Rock on Friday night at Springs Brooks Stadium.
The sophomore from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, had a strong performance at the University of North Florida Invitational last weekend. She crossed the line first during the 400-meters in 52.11 seconds, which set both a new personal best and school record.
Coastal Carolina scored two runs or more in every inning from the second through the seventh inning to roll to a 16-1 home win over the UNCW Seahawks in non-conference midweek action on Tuesday night in Springs Brooks Stadium.