Charleston, SC – The College of Charleston women’s basketball team has been working hard this preseason. 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 Ravenel Bridge. The Cougars will begin official practice Monday Oct. 8 at 2:00 p.m. in the practice gym of TD Arena.
CHARLESTON, S.C. – College of Charleston (12-5, 4-0) will play its first home matches of SoCon play this weekend when the squad welcomes Wofford (9-7, 0-4) and Furman (13-5, 2-2) to TD Arena on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Both matches are slated for 2 p.m. The Cougars are one of two teams in the conference to be undefeated after two weeks of play, joining SoCon North leader Samford at 4-0 in SoCon play. Both Furman and Wofford will play The Citadel the day before playing the College of Charleston. College of Charleston is coming off a 3-1 win over Coastal Carolina on Tuesday night. The Cougars won their sixth straight match despite only hitting .189 with 24 attacking errors. Coastal […]
COURTNEY ALEXANDER CofC Athletics Communications College of Charleston senior Manning Miller is looking to make the most of his last season on the men’s cross country team. Miller, a native of Bluffton, S.C. is pursuing a degree in business administration. He currently has a career-best time of 26:32 for the 8K, which he set at last year’s Southern Conference Championship. Miller shares some of his goals and favorite things about Charleston. Q: What is it like to have the city as your practice field? A: It’s pretty unique having all of the scenery and having all of the tourists around all of the time. Sometimes we have to leave the city on the weekends to get a decent run in […]
MT. PLEASANT, S.C. – The College of Charleston women’s soccer team continues Southern Conference play with a Thursday evening bout against Georgia Southern at Patriots Point. The Cougars and Eagles will kick off the pivotal match at 7 p.m. with identical SoCon records. KICKING OFF THE COUGARS… After an impressive opening-weekend sweep to start SoCon play, the Cougars had a tougher run of play this past losses and dropped a pair of results to UNC Greensboro and Elon. Against UNCG, Sarah Cardamone (Downingtown, Pa.) scored her team-high third goal of the season when she headed home a corner kick sent in by Maryam Buazza (Katy, Texas) to equalize the match at 1-1 late in the first half, but UNCG’s […]
GREENVILLE, S.C. – The College of Charleston men’s soccer team suffered a 1-0 loss to No. 27 Furman in the opener to the Southern Conference season at Stone Stadium on Tuesday night. The lone goal of the match came in the 17th minute when Coleton Henning ripped a shot from 22 yards away and found the upper-left corner of the net. The Paladins produced a 19-4 shot advantage and Kees Heemskerk (Zaandam, Netherlands) made five saves for CofC. CofC continues SoCon play when they host Appalachian State on Saturday, Oct. 6. The Cougars and Mountaineers are set to kickoff at 7 p.m. from Patriots Point.
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The College of Charleston men’s tennis team will continue fall tournament play this weekend at the UVa Fall Classic hosted by the University of Virginia on Oct. 5-7 at the Sheridan Snyder Tennis Center in Charlottesville, Va. Along with competing against the host Cavaliers, the Cougars will get to test their mettle against players hailing from James Madison, Penn State, VCU, George Washington, Virginia Tech, Liberty, Richmond, William & Mary, Coastal Carolina, Wake Forest, Morgan State, Binghamton, East Tennessee State, Norfolk Sate and North Carolina Wesleyan. “This weekend is going to be very exciting for us,” CofC Head Coach Jay Bruner said. “We’ve never been to Charlottesville as a team before, so it will be a different […]
CHARLESTON, S.C. – College of Charleston women’s tennis players Christin Newman (Greensboro, N.C.) and Grace Baker (Charlotte, N.C.) will compete individually at the Wake Forest Invitational to be held on Oct. 5-7 at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex in Winston-Salem, N.C. Along with the Cougars and host Demon Deacons, 14 other teams make up this year’s singles and doubles tournament field including Richmond, UNC Charlotte, Campbell, Louisville, Navy, Radford, West Virginia, Winthrop, Stetson and East Tennessee State as well as Southern Conference foes UNCG, Appalachian State, Elon and Davidson. Reflecting on the last couple weeks of practice in preparation for the tournament, CofC Director of Tennis Angelo Anastopoulo stated that, “Everyone’s been working really hard and it will be nice […]
CHARLESTON, S.C. – College of Charleston outlasted Coastal Carolina, 3-1 (26-24, 17-25, 25-19, 25-23), in non-conference volleyball action at TD Arena on Tuesday night. The Cougars (12-5, 4-0) won their sixth straight match despite only hitting .189 with 24 attacking errors. Coastal Carolina (5-9, 3-1) could not overcome 12 service errors as the squad surrendered late leads in both the first and fourth sets. The Chanticleers ultimately made more kills (57-52) and blocks (9-6) than the Cougars, but strong CofC efforts at the end of sets proved to be the difference. Junior Emily Neideffer had a strong effort as she tied her career high with 14 kills and a .423 attack percentage. She also had a hand in three of […]
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The College of Charleston women’s basketball team has been conducting preseason workouts for a month and CofCSports.com caught up with seniors Cathryn Hardy, Latisha Harris and Megan Fischer to get their thoughts on how things are going. 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 Ravenel Bridge. […]
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – College of Charleston junior setter Taeler Daviswas tabbed the SoCon Offensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. Davis helped lead the Cougars to a 3-0 week with road sweeps at Citadel, Georgia Southern and Davidson. A native of Phelan, Calif., she averaged 11.89 assists per set with a .402 set percentage. She also converted five kills on dump attempts and was a part of eight total blocks, including a big solo block at Davidson. Since taking over as the starting setter against Georgetown (Sept. 14), Davis has averaged 11.79 assists per set. Elon’s Ali Deatsch and UNCG’s Lauren Betlach won Defensive and Freshman honors, respectively. This week marks the third straight time that […]