Coastal Carolina baseball Coach Gary Gilmore often said he just wanted his team to reach the College World Series. Until this week, he never imagined the Chanticleers would do so much more.
They're heading back to Conway, S.C., with the school's first national championship in any sport.
Coastal Carolina capitalized on two errors on the same play for four unearned runs in the sixth inning, and the Chanticleers defeated Arizona, 4-3, in the deciding Game 3 of the College World Series finals on Thursday.
Coastal Carolina (55-18) became the first team since Minnesota in 1956 to win the title in its first CWS appearance. Arizona (49-24) was trying for its...