Charleston Battery, Wilmington Hammerheads advance in Saturday’s quarterfinals TAMPA, Fla. – The semifinals of the USL PRO Playoffs were set on Saturday night as the No.3-seed Charleston Battery took a 2-1 victory against the No.6-seed Harrisburg City Islanders and No.5-seed Wilmington Hammerheads took victory against the No.4-seed Richmond Kickers. The Battery will face the No.2-seed Rochester Rhinos and the Hammerheads the No.1-seed Orlando City in Friday night’s semifinals. Wilmington took revenge for their defeat against Richmond in last season’s playoffs as Tom Parratt’s stoppage-time goal earned his side a dramatic late victory on the road at City Stadium. The Kickers took the lead in the 12th minute, Jason Yeisley opening the scoring, but the Hammerheads took the lead as […]
Charleston, SC – The Charleston Battery defeated the Harrisburg City Islanders by a score of two goals to one in a USL PRO quarterfinal match on Saturday night at Blackbaud Stadium. Nicki Paterson and Tony Donatelli both scored back to back in the final minutes of the first half to lift the Battery to victory. The Islanders opened scoring in the 15th minute when midfielder Tom Mellor carried the ball down the left side of the field catching the Battery defense on their heels. Mellor played a fast early ball into Brian Ombiji’s feet on the back post to find Andrew Dykstra out of position and tap it home. In the 40th minute the Battery rallied to level […]
Four Pitchers Combine on 10 Inning Shutout LEXINGTON, KY – Ali Castillo lined an RBI double down the right field line in the tenth inning to break a scoreless tie and give the Charleston RiverDogs a 1-0 victory over the Lexington Legends on Saturday night in South Atlantic League action at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. Charleston’s third straight win clinches a series victory and puts their record at 66-62 (27-34 in the second half). Lexington’s losing streak hits ten with this loss to drop them to 67-63 (28-33 in the second half). With one out in the top of the tenth and Casey Stevenson on first, Castillo’s (2-3, RBI) double off Dayan Diaz (4-4) brought Stevenson all the way around with […]
CHARLESTON, S.C. – ACC program N.C. State defeated the College of Charleston 3-1 (25-20, 20-25, 25-21, 25-20) in the final match of the Hampton Inn & Suites West Ashley Invitational at TD Arena Saturday night. Despite four sets that remained close throughout, the Wolfpack (3-0) were able to pull away in the final points at each juncture and dash the Cougars’ (2-1) hopes of a tournament title on opening weekend. Junior Darcy Dorton led the Cougars with 19 kills, while Sloane White tallied 10 kills. Both players were named to the All-Tournament team after the match. Dorton finished with 58 kills and 36 digs for the tournament while White had 39 kills and an attack percentage of .337. […]
It took five sets for the College of Charleston to defeat the Jacksonville Dolphins (30-28, 16-25, 25-18, 22-25, 15-10) in Saturday afternoon volleyball action at the Hampton Inn & Suites West Ashley Invitational.
Clutch Hitting, Relief Work Key in 3-2 Triumph LEXINGTON, KY – Rob Refsnyder lined a go-ahead, RBI double into left field in the sixth inning for the Charleston RiverDogs as they snuck by the Lexington Legends 3-2 in South Atlantic League action on Friday night at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. Charleston now has a record of 65-62 (26-34 in the second half) after picking up their second straight win. Lexington’s losing skid hits nine games and they now stand at 67-62 (28-32 in the second half). Refsnyder’s second game-winning hit in as many nights came with one out in the inning off starter Jonas Dufek (6-4) and brought Cito Culver in all the way from first. It also made a winner […]
CofC outshoots Gamecocks but can't capitalize in 1-0 loss
Second-half recovery not enough to overcome deficit
College of Charleston unveiled a new offensive look and some new personnel en route to a 3-1 win over Sacramento State at home to open the 2012 season.
Game-Tying Homer in Ninth, Game-Winning Shot in 11th LEXINGTON, KY – Rob Refsnyder capped a three-hit night by launching his second home run of the night over the left field wall in the 11th inning, giving the Charleston RiverDogs a 10-9 victory over the Lexington Legends on Thursday night in South Atlantic League action at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. The RiverDogs’ pushed their record to 64-62 (25-34 in the second half) with the win while the Legends’ losing skid hits eight games with this loss and they now stand at 67-61 (28-31 in the second half). Refsnyder’s (3-5, 2 HR, 3 RBIs, 4 runs) game-winning solo homer, his third of the year, came with one out in the 11th inning off […]