Charleston SC

Charleston, SC: Second largest city in South Carolina. Home to the College of Charleston Cougars, Charleston Battery (professional soccer), Charleston RiverDogs (MILB baseball), and more.

CofC Men’s Soccer Wins 2-OT Thriller at UNCG

CofC Men’s Soccer Wins 2-OT Thriller at UNCG

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Sean de Silva scored 27 seconds into the second overtime period to lift the College of Charleston men’s soccer team to a 2-1 victory over UNC Greensboro in Southern Conference play at the UNCG Soccer Complex on Tuesday night. The Cougars led, 1-0, for the majority of the match but were not deterred when UNCG equalized seconds before the end of regulation. After an even, back-and-forth 10-minute first-overtime period, de Silva (Port of Spain, Trinidad) iced the win for the Cougars with a first-class strike 27 seconds into the second overtime. “This was a great win for our program tonight,” said head coach Ralph Lundy. “Getting a result at UNC Greensboro is never easy. I’m especially proud […]

Keys to Charlotte Bobcats Beating New Orleans Hornets

Keys to Charlotte Bobcats Beating New Orleans Hornets

By Matt Rochinski bobcats.com October 8, 2012 Videos: Bobcats Report – New Orleans | Coach Dunlap KEY MATCHUP Michael Kidd-Gilchrist vs. Anthony Davis The top two picks in the 2012 NBA Draft – Anthony Davis (No.1, Hornets) and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (No. 2, Bobcats) will match up for the first time in the regular season on November 9 in New Orleans, but fans will have the chance to see them play in back-to-back preseason games on October 9 in New Orleans and October 11 in North Charleston, South Carolina… Davis and Kidd-Gilchrist both entered the 2012 NBA Draft after leading Kentucky to an NCAA Championship in their freshman season… MKG played a key part in the Cats first preseason win, hitting […]

Cougars Win Double Flight Championship at UVa Fall Classic

Cougars Win Double Flight Championship at UVa Fall Classic

CHARLOTTLESVILLE, Va. – After all was said and done, the College of Charleston men’s tennis team was able to secure one doubles flight title and a third-place finish in singles at the UVa Fall Classic at the Sheridan Snyder Tennis Center. Junior Brice Allanic (Colombes, France) and sophomore Georgia Tech transfer Sebastian Lopez (Medellin Colombia) were awarded the No. 1 seed in the Orange doubles flight and proceeded to storm through two matches against opponents from Penn State and host UVa to claim the flight crown on Saturday. The duo continued their solid play in singles as Allanic made it to the semifinals in the Black flight with wins over opponents from Morgan State and UVa before falling to No. […]

College of Charleston Men’s Soccer Challenges UNCG

College of Charleston Men’s Soccer Challenges UNCG

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The College of Charleston men’s soccer team takes to the road for a midweek Southern Conference match at UNC Greensboro on Tuesday, Oct. 9. This 7 p.m. match at the UNCG Soccer Stadium is sure to have implications on the league standings down the stretch. OPENING THOUGHTS… CofC head coach Ralph Lundy: “UNCG is a very good team. They attack fast and forward and we’ll have to be at our best to contain them. They’ve played just about as tough as a schedule as we have so it will be interesting. We have had some great matches with them over the past couple years so we know we’ll have to be ready to get after it.” SCOUTING […]

College of Charleston Women’s Basketball Holds First Official Practice

College of Charleston Women’s Basketball Holds First Official Practice

CHARLESTON, S.C. – After an intense and focused preseason workout period, the College of Charleston women’s basketball team had their first official practice Monday at TD Arena. Before practice head coach Natasha Adair and seniors Cathryn Hardy and Megan Fischer talked about the preseason and looking ahead to the start of the season. Head Coach Natasha Adair Thoughts on the first six months on the job at the College of Charleston “I can’t say enough about my players. They have bought in from day one. We have had a phenomenal preseason and this is the day that we have been waiting for. They have earned this day. I’ve seen them get better and close together as a team. Now it […]

Cougars Place Third at Moody Trophy, Win North Points #4

Cougars Place Third at Moody Trophy, Win North Points #4

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The fourth-ranked College of Charleston coed sailing team placed third at the Moody Trophy hosted by the University of Rhode Island over the weekend in Kingston, R.I. Eight races were completed in each division on Saturday, but there was no wind to complete sailing on Sunday. The Cougars scored 91 points behind Stanford (61) and Brown (79) in first and second respectively in the 19-team field. It was an improvement for CofC after finishing seventh at the intersectional regatta two years ago. Senior skipper Juan Maegli (Guatemala City, Guatemala) and sophomore crew Tierney Driscoll (Bayport, N.Y.) combined for a fourth-place finish in A-Division, while senior skipper Chris Banholzer (Hartland, Wis.) and senior crew Brooks Clark (Newport Beach, […]

Christin Newman Places Third In Top Singles Flight at Wake Forest Invite

Christin Newman Places Third In Top Singles Flight at Wake Forest Invite

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – College of Charleston women’s tennis player Christin Newman (Greensboro, N.C.) reached the semifinals and placed third in the top singles flight at the three-day Wake Forest Invitational held on Oct. 5-7 at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex. Newman, a senior and the Cougars’ top returner on the squad, defeated Audrey Wooland of West Virginia, 6-4, 6-2, and Alex Whitehead of UNCG, 6-2, 6-3, in straight sets in the first two tournament rounds, but fell to Antonia Kolovou by a count of 6-3, 6-3, in the semifinals. She later won a 7-5, 6-3 decision over Karolina Chernaya of Campbell in the third-place consolation match held on Sunday. Newman and sophomore Grace Baker (Charlotte, N.C.) were competing individually for […]

College of Charleston Women’s Soccer Thwarted at Davidson

College of Charleston Women’s Soccer Thwarted at Davidson

DAVIDSON, N.C. – The College of Charleston women’s soccer team fell victim to five unanswered goals in a 5-2 loss at Davidson in Southern Conference play on Sunday afternoon. CofC sparked an impressive start and produced a 2-0 lead before Davidson’s comeback effort.   “We had the run of play in the first half and opened really well, but then the wheels came off,” said head coach Christian Michner. “They came out in the second half and applied great pressure. What teams look to avoid doing is giving up goals at the end or the beginning of a half, and we did both. We were scrambling from there and never regrouped. “We had a hard time getting hold of the […]

Furman Upends College of Charleston Volleyball, 3-1

Furman Upends College of Charleston Volleyball, 3-1

CHARLESTON, S.C. -The Furman Paladins battled their way to a 3-1 (25-22, 25-19, 24-26, 25-20) win over College of Charleston in SoCon volleyball action on Sunday afternoon at TD Arena. Furman (15-5, 4-2) used a late run in the first set and overpowering defense in the second set to build a 2-0 set lead at the break. College of Charleston (13-6, 5-1) fought hard in the third set to pull out a close win, but the Paladins reloaded for the fourth set and took advantage of a late 6-0 run to turn an 18-14 deficit into a 20-18 lead. The Cougars could not recover and lost the final set, 25-20. Furman’s win snapped the Cougars’ 21-match home SoCon winning streak […]

CofC Women’s Basketball to Hold First Practice Monday October 8

CofC Women’s Basketball to Hold First Practice Monday October 8

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The College of Charleston women’s basketball team will begin official practice Monday Oct. 8 at 2:00 p.m. at TD Arena. The practice is scheduled to be held in the practice gym and go from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. The Cougars have been doing individual workouts on the basketball court, lifting weights, playing pickup games and conditioning exercises. Their workouts have included weekly Monday morning workouts at 6:00 a.m. and have presented such challenges as carrying a 100 pound weight a mile, running in and out of water at the beach and crawling through sand, carrying teammates up five floors of a parking garage and running together with a rope attached to the team across the Arthur […]