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Chal Port compiled an overall record of 641-386-2 (.624) in 27 seasons (1965-91) at The Citadel. An honorary inductee in The Citadel Hall of Fame in 1996, Port led The Citadel to five postseason NCAA Regional appearances while posting a winning record in 24 of his 27 seasons.
Port's 1990 team advanced to the College World Series in Omaha with a school-record 46 victories. That squad was the first military school ever to reach the College World Series.
The Bulldog legend racked up seven Southern Conference championships and was named Southern Conference Coach of the Year five times and Atlantic Region Coach of the Year in 1983 and 1990. He was voted state of South Carolina Coach of the Year three times and honored by The Sporting News as the National Coach of the Year in 1990.
Port graduated all but three of his players in 27 years and coached 12 future professional players.