Coastal was a mainstay in the annual Big South softball awards, with Kelley Green taking Coach of the Year honors, and Kiana Quolas earning pitcher of the year.
Green, in her fifth season as Coastal Carolina’s head coach, led her team to a 20-4 League mark, setting the record for most Conference wins in Big South history, according to a news release. She led CCU to a 38-14 record and earned wins over North Carolina, Purdue and Virginia. Coastal was stout defensively, ranking sixth nationally in earned run average (1.58) and eighth in fielding percentage (.977), according to the release. The Chants also led the Big South and was ranked 24th nationally in home runs per game (1.10).
Kory Hayden (3B), Kiana Quoals (P); Ashley Bagwell (P) and Morgan Noad (DP) were named first-team all conference.
Sara Rasley (1B) and Amanda Daneker (C) were named second-team all conference.
Daneker was also named to the all-freshman team, and Quolas was named to the all-academic team.
Pelicans rank in sales
The Pelicans have been ranked in the top 25 in minor league baseball in merchandise sales for the 10th time in team history, according to a Monday story in the Sports Business Journal.
“The Pelicans incredible stadium experience has become well known amongst locals and the 15 million visitors,” said Pelicans Vice President and General Manager Andy Milovich in a news release. “We’re proud to have the incredible support of both and excited with the way they’ve continued to embrace our logo and merchandise.”
The publication began listing the top 25 in 1993, and the Pelicans are in the Top 15 in Minor League Baseball in merchandise sales since the team’s inaugural 1999 season, according to the release
High school boys tennis
High school boys soccer(At) Carolina Forest 2, West Florence 0 (At) Socastee 8, North Myrtle Beach 1
High school girls soccerSt. James 3, (at) North Myrtle Beach 0 (At) Carolina Forest 3, West Florence 0 Christian Academy 3, (at) Spartanburg Day 1 |