Season ends for Coastal after Chants lose late to UConn in NCAA Tourney

Top seed and NCAA Conway Regional host Coastal Carolina erased a one-run deficit to tie the game in the sixth inning, erased a three-run deficit to tie the game in the eighth and had the tying run on base in the ninth. However, Connecticut relief pitcher CJ Dandeneau managed to get a fly out and a strikeout to end the game and the Chanticleers’ season as the second seeded Huskies held on for a 6-5 win in an elimination game Sunday afternoon at Springs Brooks Stadium.

Coastal pulls away to beat UT Arlington, 12-2 at Sun Belt tournament

Top seed Coastal Carolina scored four runs in the sixth, four in the seventh and three in the eighth to hand eighth-seeded UT Arlington a 12-2 loss in eight innings in the Chanticleers’ opening game of the 2018 Sun Belt Tournament Wednesday afternoon at Russo Park. UTA won a single-elimination, play-in game Tuesday to advance to the double elimination portion of the event.