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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]