Coastal Carolina's Riley Eikhoff (Aaron Fitt)

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Sun Belt Tourney: Day One Takes

At The Ballpark

Game one of the Sun Belt Tourney remained scoreless until the seventh when junior outfielder JoJo Jackson went backside for a solo big fly to give the Panthers a 1-0 lead. Until that point, Chants’ starter Riley Eikhoff had allowed just three hits and struck eight. He mixed an 88-89 sinker, upper-70s slurve and a best pitch, low-80s split-change for consistent swing/miss. Senior lefty Bryce Shaffer relieved Eikhoff and threw 2.2 scoreless to earn the win. Shaffer’s high-spin (mid-2900 rpm) breaking ball is his[…]

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