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 Falls, 1-0, to No. 27 Furman in SoCon Opener

CofC Men’s Soccer Falls, 1-0, to No. 27 Furman in SoCon Opener

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.  

Cougars Continue Fall Tournament Play at UVa Classic

Cougars Continue Fall Tournament Play at UVa Classic

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 […]

Newman, Baker To Compete at Wake Forest Invitational

Newman, Baker To Compete at Wake Forest Invitational

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 […]

College of Charleston Outlasts Coastal Carolina, 3-1

College of Charleston Outlasts Coastal Carolina, 3-1

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 […]

CofC Women’s Basketball Thoughts from Seniors on Preseason Training

CofC Women’s Basketball Thoughts from Seniors on Preseason Training

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. […]

Taeler Davis Tabbed SoCon Offensive Player of the Week

Taeler Davis Tabbed SoCon Offensive Player of the Week

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 […]

College of Charleston Researchers Study Gravitational Forces of a Black Hole

College of Charleston Researchers Study Gravitational Forces of a Black Hole

Charleston, SC – Researchers at the College of Charleston and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have recently completed a study concerning the fate of a newly discovered gas cloud that soon will be devoured by a supermassive black hole that resides at the center of the Milky Way galaxy. The gas cloud, known as G2, is expected to pass within 40 billion kilometers (270 times the distance between the Earth and the Sun) of the black hole named Sgr A* in June of next year. This work helps to provide an unprecedented opportunity to study the disruption of a gas cloud by the intense gravitational forces of a black hole. Simulations such as the ones done by the College of Charleston […]

Charleston Welcomes Chanticleers To TD Arena

Charleston Welcomes Chanticleers To TD Arena

CHARLESTON, S.C.- College of Charleston (11-5, 4-0) volleyball will return home to face Big South opponent Coastal Carolina (5-8, 3-1) in a mid-week match on Tuesday evening at 7 p.m.The Cougars return after a five-match road trip that saw CofC go 5-0 and 15-1 in sets, sweeping the first four SoCon matches of the season at Elon, Citadel, Georgia Southern and Davidson. College of Charleston has averaged 15.2 kills per set against SoCon opponents and a hitting average of .293, holding opponents to .113. This past Saturday, the Cougars downed SoCon South Division rival Georgia Southern, 3-0, with impressive defense and timely hitting. Melissa Morello hit .500 for the match and was a perfect 7-for-7 in the first set. Darcy […]

CofC Women’s Soccer Succumbs to Elon

CofC Women’s Soccer Succumbs to Elon

  ELON, N.C. – The College of Charleston women’s soccer team suffered a 2-0 loss to Elon in Southern Conference play on Sunday afternoon. The Cougars outshot the Phoenix but couldn’t capitalize on their chances. The Cougars, now 3-8-0, (2-2-0 SoCon) produced a 13-10 shot advantage but couldn’t find the net in the affair. “Elon was pumped and ready to go,” said head coach Christian Michner. “They capitalized on their chances and we didn’t. It wasn’t until the late moments of the game that we started to string some things together. We had plenty of chances at goal and their keeper made some nice saves but our effort tended to be too little, too late. “It’s about being consistent and […]

Cougars Sweep Davidson To Open 4-0 In SoCon

Cougars Sweep Davidson To Open 4-0 In SoCon

DAVIDSON, N.C. – College of Charleston remained unbeaten in SoCon play with the squad’s fourth straight road sweep, defeating Davidson 3-0 (25-22, 25-20, 25-19) on Sunday afternoon. The Cougars (11-5, 4-0) captured their fourth consecutive SoCon road sweep for the first time since 2005 while Davidson fell to 6-8 and 2-2 in SoCon play. College of Charleston made the sweep despite some inconsistent play on the court. CofC hit just .237 and made a season-high nine service errors. However, the Cougar defense notched 10 blocks, out-dug the Wildcats 44-39 and held Davidson to a .115 hitting mark. “It’s great to come out of here with a 3-0 win,” head coach Jason Kepner. “Davidson was a tough opponent on the road, […]

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