Hanahan’s Seth Lancaster spent all season proving that he was one of the best baseball players in the Sun Belt Conference.
This week, the 12 coaches in the conference gave the Coastal Carolina shortstop their stamp of approval.
Lancaster was one of seven Chanticleers given All-Sun Belt honors, and one of five named to the All-Sun Belt Baseball first team.
The Chanticleers' Gary Gilmore was named coach of the year after leading his team to the best record in the conference.
Lancaster finished the regular season in historic fashion. On Saturday, the former Hanahan High standout belted three home runs for six RBIs in Game 1 of a doubleheader.
In Game 2, which was Coastal’s final game of the regular season, Lancaster added three hits and two RBIs.
He finished the season among the Sun Belt’s top 10 in runs, RBIs, home runs and walks.
Joining him on the All-Sun Belt team is Georgetown’s Kevin Woodall Jr., who led the conference in homers for the second straight year.
Rounding out Coastal’s All-Sun Belt team selections are second baseman Cory Wood; designated hitter Zach Biermann; outfielder Parker Chavers; and pitchers Jason Bilous and Matt Eardensohn.
For Gilmore, this marks his 11th coach of the year award and his first in the Sun Belt.
The Chants are hoping history repeats itself. Gilmore last received the honor as a member of the Big South in 2016 – that was the year Coastal won its first ever national championship.
Coastal’s College World Series quest begins Wednesday in Lafayette, La. with their first game in the Sun Belt tournament.