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.

Sean De Silva’s Five-Point Night Lifts Cougars Over Mountaineers

Sean De Silva’s Five-Point Night Lifts Cougars Over Mountaineers

  MT. PLEASANT, S.C. – The College of Charleston men’s soccer team beat Appalachian State, 3-0, behind two goals and an assist for senior midfielder Sean de Silva at Patriots Point on Saturday evening. CofC (5-7-0, 1-1-0 SoCon) controlled the pace of play and produced a 17-14 shot advantage and put seven shots on the target. “Well we had a lot of chances and we capitalized on them,” said head coach Ralph Lundy. “We got a lead and the whole team committed to shutting App. State out. When they were playing us hard and creating chances in the second half, everybody defended. Everyone focused and played hard and it worked.” CofC opened the scoring in the 15th minute when Troy […]

Cougar Men’s Golf 13th After First Round of Brickyard Collegiate Championship

Cougar Men’s Golf 13th After First Round of Brickyard Collegiate Championship

MACON, Ga. –  Junior Alex Ellis shot a 3-under 69 to lead the College of Charleston men’s golf team in the first round of the Brickyard Collegiate Championship at the Brickyard at Riverside Golf Club Friday. As a team the Cougars shot 13-over 301, and are tied for 13th place. Georgia leads the tournament after an opening round of 280 (-8), North Florida (-5) is second and Princeton (-2) is third. The Cougars are four shots back of the top 10 and 12 shots back of the top five teams. Ellis had a productive day as he made four birdies and just one bogey en route to his 3-under round, which has him tied for second-place on the individual leaderboard. […]

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Cougar Men’s Golf Ready for Brickyard Collegiate Championship

Cougar Men’s Golf Ready for Brickyard Collegiate Championship

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The College of Charleston men’s golf team will compete in the Brickyard Collegiate Championship Oct. 5-7 hosted by Mercer University in Macon, Ga. The Cougars lineup of senior John Duke Hudson and Neil Gowan, junior Alex Ellis, sophomore Zach Munroe and freshman Daniel Kim will tee off Friday at 10:00 a.m. from the 10th hole and will be paired with Colorado State and Kansas. The tournament field includes: Air Force, Augusta State, Chattanooga, College of Charleston, Colorado State, Georgia, Georgia State, Georgia Tech, Kansas, Mercer, North Florida, Oklahoma, Princeton, South Florida and Virginia Tech. The Cougars are coming off an eighth-place finish in the Mason Rudolph Championship Sept. 21-23 at the Vanderbilt Legends Club. Munroe finished seventh […]

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CofC Softball Furthers Community Involvement

CofC Softball Furthers Community Involvement

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The College of Charleston softball team continued its outstanding community service initiative with a day spent honoring and cherishing the elderly at the Carter May Home in West Ashley. The Cougars spent the afternoon visiting with the community’s senior citizens and gained the opportunity to hear their life experiences while sharing a few of their own. This project was one of many the team will be involved with this year. The players have taken this initiative on their shoulders and are collaborating under their own leadership to continue the involvement effort. This particular project was organized by the junior class and headed by infielder Blakeney Sitton (Tucson, Ariz.). “We had a wonderful afternoon listening to the stories […]

CofC Women’s Soccer Draws with Georgia Southern

CofC Women’s Soccer Draws with Georgia Southern

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. – The College of Charleston women’s soccer team drew, 1-1, with Georgia Southern in a double-overtime Southern Conference match at Patriots Point on Thursday evening. The teams, which came into the match with identical SoCon records, each take away a point in the standings. “It’s a hard earned point,” said head coach Christian Michner. “I tell you, Georgia Southern is well coached and they compete. They work hard for every ball and we had our work cut out for us tonight. We felt like we created a good run of play and certainly created chances but they had their chances as well and that’s soccer. “You have to be sure that for 90 minutes or 110 minutes or […]

Luke Huggett, Eliza Hay Earn CofC Student-Athlete Of The Week Honors

Luke Huggett, Eliza Hay Earn CofC Student-Athlete Of The Week Honors

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Junior men’s soccer player Luke Huggett (Brighton, England) and sophomore equestrian rider Eliza Hay (Wadmalaw Island, S.C.) earned College of Charleston Student-Athlete of the Week honors sponsored by Piggly Wiggly for the week of Oct. 1. A sociology major, Huggett scored a goal and notched an assist over the weekend in CofC’s battles against No. 17 Coastal Carolina and No. 1 Maryland. Although the Cougars could not come away with a victory in either match, Huggett helped pace a CofC offense that scored three goals against some of the top competition in the country. Hay helped lead the Cougars to a first-place finish at the opening IHSA show of the season at Georgia Southern. Hay earned two […]

College of Charleston Women’s Basketball Preseason Video

College of Charleston Women’s Basketball Preseason Video

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.

Cougars Open Home SoCon Slate versus Wofford, Furman

Cougars Open Home SoCon Slate versus Wofford, Furman

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 […]

College of Charleston Senior Feature: Manning Miller

College of Charleston Senior Feature: Manning Miller

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 […]

College of Charleston Women’s Soccer Hosts Georgia Southern

College of Charleston Women’s Soccer Hosts Georgia Southern

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 […]

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