Slew Of Home Events Highlight Slate…
Coastal Carolina has released its 2012 college baseball schedule. The Chanticleers open with 23 straight home games that will be played either on its home field in Conway, SC or in Myrtle Beach, SC at BB&T Coastal Field. Those season-opening games are thanks in large part to five events hosted by the Chants.
The season opens Feb. 17-19 with the Caravelle Resort Tournament. The Chants play James Madison, Virginia and Boston College in Conway.
The Caravelle Resort’s Baseball at the Beach Tournament is Feb. 24-26. Coastal faces Iowa, Virginia Tech and North Carolina State, with all three games in Myrtle Beach. West Virginia and George Mason will participate in the event as well.
The third weekend of the season brings the Coastal Carolina Invitational to town March 2-4. Coastal plays Illinois twice, with single games vs. St. John’s and Pittsburgh.
Coastal Carolina hosts the Chanticleer Classic March 9-11. Single games are scheduled vs. Toledo and Marist, with a pair of games vs. Ohio State.
The CC Classic March 16-18 is the last of the five events. The Chants play Michigan twice and also face Connecticut and UAB. They host a three game series with Albany the weekend of March 23-25.
Big South Conference play begins March 30 with a three game series at Radford. Other conference road series are at Gardner-Webb, Liberty and Charleston Southern. Conference home series are against VMI, High Point, Campbell, and Winthrop.
Coastal Carolina makes mid week trips to North Carolina, Clemson and Virginia Tech from the ACC during the season. They also travel to Michigan for a two-game series May 8 & 9.