Orlando, Rochester, Charleston take individual awards TAMPA, Fla. – USL PRO honored its top performers of the season today, announcing the Most Valuable Player, Rookie of the Year, Defender of the Year, Goalkeeper of the Year and Coach of the Year from the 2012 season. The winners were announced at an awards ceremony in Charleston, South Carolina, site of Saturday’s USL PRO Championship Game featuring the Charleston Battery and Wilmington Hammerheads at Blackbaud Stadium. Voting for the awards was conducted by league coaches and managers. Most Valuable Player – Kevin Molino, Orlando City The Trinidad and Tobago international claimed MVP honors after a standout season that saw him act as a catalyst for an Orlando side that […]
Cougars set their sights on Memphis and UNC Wilmington in hopes of extending win streak
Cougars to take on South Florida and Eastern Kentucky as part of full weekend slate
Hertzog named to 2012 USL PRO All-League First Team Wilmington, NC – The Wilmington Hammerheads are set to head south to encounter their coastal rivals, the Charleston Battery, at Blackbaud Stadium this weekend to compete for the title of 2012 USL PRO National Champions. The Hammerheads held a 1-1-1 record with the Battery in regular season play, with the tallied one loss and one tie being at Blackbaud Stadium. This is the same record the Hammerheads held with Orlando City during the regular season before they faced off in the semifinals at the Florida Citrus Bowl last weekend. Advancing to the finals with a 4-3 victory over regular-season champions Orlando, the Hammerheads are geared up for their shot at the […]
The College of Charleston men's golf team will host The Invitational at the Ocean Course, site of the 2012 PGA Championship, Sept. 9-11 on Kiawah Island.
Award is among the most coveted in the business CHARLESTON, SC – Home run derbies are an integral part of the overall All-Star Game experience at every level of baseball, but the format has been somewhat stale in recent years. By moving the competition to the flight deck of the USS Yorktown and bringing in some celebrity flash (including team Co-owner and Director of Fun Bill Murray), resulting in a truly noteworthy event, the Charleston RiverDogs (South Atlantic League) are the winners of the Best Promotion of 2012 by Ballpark Digest. It’s just another way the team encouraged everyone to “Be Your Own Fan.” “Other teams have spruced up home run derbies in recent years, but no one has […]
Historic clubs to meet on Saturday night in 2012 USL PRO Championship Game TAMPA, Fla. – The Charleston Battery and Wilmington Hammerheads have shared a rivalry for more than a decade, but Saturday night will mark the first time the two teams compete for a championship as they meet at Blackbaud Stadium in the 2012 USL PRO Championship presented by Umbro. The contest will be available via USL Live on UNation, the USL’s free streaming video service, with kickoff set for 7:30 p.m. ET. Both teams took victory on the road last Friday, with the Hammerheads advancing to their first championship game since the club’s only championship in 2003 with a 4-3 upset of regular-season champion Orlando City. Corey […]
Blackbaud Stadium, Saturday, September 8 – 7:30 PM Jose Cuevas named as finalist for USL PRO Rookie of the Year Charleston, SC – The Charleston Battery takes on the Wilmington Hammerheads on Saturday night at Blackbaud Stadium in the 2012 USL PRO Championship match; gates open at 6 PM with kick off set for 7:30 PM. The Battery advanced to the title game via a dramatic semifinal win versus the Rochester Rhinos in a game played last Friday night in Rochester. Tickets for Saturday’s match are on sale now starting at just $10; to purchase tickets or for more information please call (843) 971-GOAL (4625) or visit www.charlestonbattery.com. Saturday’s match will be broadcast live on USLnation.com; there will be […]
The College of Charleston volleyball team will open the road portion of the non-conference schedule with the Jayhawk Classic at the University of Kansas.
Club Nets Prestigious Merit Award While Williams, Field Again Take Top Honors CHARLESTON, SC – The Charleston RiverDogs are once again well represented on the list of winners of the 2012 South Atlantic League Outstanding Achievement Awards. All 14 teams, along with the field managers and umpires, participated in the voting for these awards, and the RiverDogs took home a trio of honors. The team was recognized with the Club Merit Award for the team with the best overall club operations, the Best Playing Field Award for the excellent playing surface at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park, as well as Head Groundskeeper Mike Williams taking home the award for the Sports Turf Manager of the Year. For Williams, […]