Coastal Carolina alumna Amber Campbell came up just short of earning a berth in the IAAF World Championships on Sunday, finishing fourth in the hammer throw at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon.
While Coastal Carolina alumna Amber Campbell admits she is leaning toward retiring from track and field after the season, she is hoping to make another appearance for Team USA in the IAAF World Championships this August in London.
Of the five members of the 2016 Coastal Carolina football team who were invited as undrafted free agents to three-day NFL rookie mini-camps in early May, only linebacker Alex Scearce has made a 90-man roster.
Michael Paez has shown he is capable of knocking the ball out of Spirit Communications Park as a member of the hometown Columbia Fireflies. On Monday night, Myrtle Beach all-state performer Luke Edwards will seek to do the same.
Coastal Carolina had four rising seniors chosen in the Major League Baseball draft, as well as three commitments. But some potential draft picks were spared, and the Chants will be bolstered in 2018 by some talented incoming players, possibly including a couple that were drafted.
Coastal Carolina outfielder Billy Cooke was selected in the eighth round of the Major League Baseball draft by the Seattle Mariners and pitcher Alex Cunningham was selected in the ninth round by the San Diego Padres.
Coastal Carolina could have a number of players drafted in the Major League Baseball draft from Monday through Wednesday, Cory Wood was named a Freshman All-American, Annie Bothma finished 19th in the NCAA outdoor 10,000-meter run and CCU student-athletes performed well in the classroom in 2016-17.
Joe Harris, who finished his career as the leading rebounder in the history of both Coastal Carolina and the Big South Conference, has become a deputy with the Georgetown County Sheriff’s department following six years traveling the world playing professional basketball.
Coastal Carolina did not receive an at-large bid into the NCAA Baseball Tournament on Monday, marking just the second time in the past 11 years and third time in the past 17 years the Chanticleers have failed to make the tournament.
Defending national champion and top-seeded Coastal Carolina was defeated in its Sun Belt Conference Baseball Championship opener by Texas State on Friday. The tournament format was changed from double elimination to single elimination after rain wiped out the first two scheduled days of games.
Coastal Carolina redshirt freshman Annie Bothma set a new Coastal Carolina school record in the 10,000-meter run on the first day of the NCAA East Region Preliminaries in Lexington, Ky., on Thursday to qualify for the NCAA Track & Field Championships. She finished in 33:37.91