OMAHA, Neb. – CCU head coach Gary Gilmore earned his 1,100th career win in Thursday’s 4-3 victory over Arizona. Gilmore is one of six active coaches with 1,000 wins and a CWS title.

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Coastal Carolina recorded its 55th victory, the top mark in the country. The 55 wins ties a program record for a single season, set in 2010.

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The Chanticleers went 6-0 in elimination games during the 2016 NCAA Tournament and 5-0 at the College World Series. CCU is the first team to win five elimination games at the CWS since Oregon State in 2006.

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CCU catcher David Parrett earned his second collegiate title. He was a member of the Iowa Western Community College team that won the Junior College World Series in 2014. IWCC is located in Council Bluffs, Iowa, 10 minutes outside of Omaha.

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For Thursday’s championship game, the attendance was 18,823. The total attendance for the 2016 College World Series was 341,667, the third-highest total in history.

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This was the first time 17 games were played in a single College World Series.

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2016 College World Series All-Tournament Team

C – David Parrett, Coastal Carolina

1B – Ryan Aguilar, Arizona

2B – Cody Ramer, Arizona

3B – Zach Remillard, Coastal Carolina

SS – Ryan Merrill, TCU

OF – Zach Gibbons, Arizona

OF – Anthony Marks, Coastal Carolina

OF – Jared Oliva, Arizona

DH – Luken Baker, TCU

P – Andrew Beckwith, Coastal Carolina

P – JC Cloney, Arizona

Most Outstanding Player – Andrew Beckwith, Coastal Carolina

 

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