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.

John Duke Hudson Named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar

John Duke Hudson Named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar

NORMAN, Okla. – College of Charleston rising senior John Duke Hudson (Sonora, Texas) was honored today by the Golf Coaches Association of America as they announced the Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars.   Hudson, a Pre-Business Administration major at CofC, was one of 146 players in NCAA Division I to earn this honor.   “This is a great accomplishment for John Duke,” CofC head coach Mark McEntire said. “It shows how well he is able to balance school and golf. I hope he can continue to excel in both areas and have an outstanding senior year.”   Hudson had a stroke average of 74.91 with a low round of 70 and a season-best finish of third-place at the Kauai Collegiate Invitational […]

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Emily Smith Earns All-Academic Status from USTFCCCA

Emily Smith Earns All-Academic Status from USTFCCCA

College of Charleston 2012 graduate Emily Smith (Rock Hill, S.C.) was named to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Track & Field team

Charleston Battery tackles Orlando City Lions

Charleston Battery tackles Orlando City Lions

Charleston, SC – The Charleston Battery takes on the Orlando City Lions Friday night at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, FL (7:30 PM – 1340 AM).  The Battery (11-7-0) has a chance to climb back in to second position in the USL PRO standings after falling into third place following last Thursday nights 2-1 loss to Orlando.   Friday’s game will be broadcast live on the official Charleston Battery radio show presented by Daniel Island Wine & Spirits on 1340 AM with the pre-game build up starting at 7:15 PM.   Orlando’s win over the Battery last week increased their lead at the top of the USL PRO standings to 11 points over the Rochester Rhinos and 13 points over […]

CofC Golfer Zach Munroe Qualifies for U.S. Amateur Championship

CofC Golfer Zach Munroe Qualifies for U.S. Amateur Championship

CHINA GROVE, N.C. – College of Charleston men’s golfer Zach Munroe shot rounds of 66-67 at the 2012 U.S. Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying Tournament as he earned a spot in the 112th U.S. Amateur Championship August 13-19 at Cherry Hills Country Club in Denver, Colo. Full Results Munroe, the Charlotte, N.C. native finished tied for second-place with a 7-under 133 score at the Warrior Golf Club in China Grove, N.C. Out of the field of 84 golfers five earned spots in the USGA Championship event.   “We are thrilled for Zach and congratulate him on this achievement,” CofC men’s golf head coach Mark McEntire said. “This is a tremendous opportunity for him to compete against the top amateur players in […]

Rome’s Pitching Stifles RiverDogs Again

Rome’s Pitching Stifles RiverDogs Again

Three Braves’ Pitchers Toss 2-0 Shutout CHARLESTON, SC – Three Rome Braves pitchers combined on a 2-0 shutout over the Charleston RiverDogs in South Atlantic League action on Tuesday night at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park with a crowd of 3,008 on hand.   The RiverDogs fell out of first place with the loss and now stand at 56-43 (17-15 in the second half) on the season. Rome’s second straight win puts them at 36-66 (18-14 in the second half). The shutout was the sixth time this season Charleston has been held scoreless, the fourth time in July.   “You have to give Rome credit,” said RiverDogs manager Carlos Mendoza. “Their pitching was fantastic and we just couldn’t get anything […]

Slugfest Goes to RiverDogs 14-13 in Kannapolis

Slugfest Goes to RiverDogs 14-13 in Kannapolis

Charleston Overcomes 11-run Third Inning In Wild Victory KANNAPOLIS, NC – Francisco Arcia drove a go-ahead, two-run double into right field in the top of the eighth inning for the Charleston RiverDogs and they held on for a 14-13 triumph over the Kannapolis Intimidators on Sunday evening in South Atlantic League action in front of 1,436 at CMC-NorthEast Stadium.   The win gives Charleston a split of this four game series and puts them in sole possession of first place at 56-41 (17-13 in the second half) on the year. Kannapolis falls to 45-54 (12-17 in the second half) with the loss.   With one out in the eighth and the game tied at twelve, the RiverDogs loaded the bases […]

Andrew Lawrence, Great Britain Fall To Team USA In Exhibition Play

Andrew Lawrence, Great Britain Fall To Team USA In Exhibition Play

MANCHESTER, England – College of Charleston’s Andrew Lawrence (London, England) scored six points and added three rebounds and three assists in Great Britain’s 118-78 loss to Team USA in pre-Olympic Games exhibition play on Thursday night at Manchester Arena.   Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng led Team GB with 25 points, while Pops Mensah-Bonsu contributed 12 points and nine rebounds. Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams and New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony had 19 points each for Team USA.   Lawrence, the youngest member of the British squad at age 22, was named Standard Life GB Most Valued Player of the team’s weekend series against Portugal including an 86-66 victory on July 15 and an 83-68 win on July 14 […]

Charleston Battery Faces League-Leaders Orlando City

Charleston Battery Faces League-Leaders Orlando City

Charleston, SC – The Charleston Battery faces the league-leading Orlando City Lions Thursday night at Blackbaud Stadium; gates open at 6 PM with kick off set for 7:30 PM.  The Battery (11-6) enters the game in second place in the USL PRO standings but is ten points behind Orlando (13-1-4).  The game versus Orlando will be broadcast live on 1340 AM with the pre-match build-up starting at 7:15 PM.   Charleston has played one game fewer than Orlando City and the Battery’s next two games are against Orlando.   Charleston defeated the Wilmington Hammerheads by a score of three goals to one in its last match played on Saturday night at Blackbaud Stadium.  Navion Boyd, Dane Kelly and Nicki Paterson […]

Catching Up With The College of Charleston Cougars Women’s Basketball

Catching Up With The College of Charleston Cougars Women’s Basketball

CHARLESTON, S.C. – With time off from school several College of Charleston Cougars women’s basketball players are engaging in meaningful experiences this summer. We take this opportunity to find out what they have been up to and look ahead to the upcoming season.   Jill Brown, Jr., Guard, Midlothian, Va.   What have you been up to this summer?   I took a physiology summer school class to help with my major of exercise science and public health. Back at home I’m volunteering at a local hospital a few days a week since I want to be a nurse after college. Next week I’m going to New Jersey and New York with my sister to visit some friends, which will […]

Francisco Arcia, Tyson Blaser Help RiverDogs Outslug Drive

Francisco Arcia, Tyson Blaser Help RiverDogs Outslug Drive

Charleston’s Offense Takes Over in 11-5 Win CHARLESTON, SC – Tyson Blaser and Francisco Arcia each drove in three runs and the Charleston RiverDogs cruised to an 11-5 victory in South Atlantic League action at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park on Sunday night with a crowd of 3,208 on hand.   The first place RiverDogs now have a record of 53-38 (14-10 in the second half) this season while Greenville is now 44-49 (10-13 in the second half).   Charleston immediately hit Greenville starter Mike McCarthy (1-4) hard, stringing together four consecutive hits to score three times in the first. With one out, Cito Culver and Ben Gamel (4-5, 3 runs) singled and, with Culver running, Blaser (3-5, 3 RBI, […]

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