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Sandra Adeleye Earns AVCA All-Region Honors for Fourth Consecutive Year

Sandra Adeleye Earns AVCA All-Region Honors for Fourth Consecutive Year

CLEMSON, SC Dec. 4, 2012 – Sandra Adeleye was named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-East region team on Tuesday. Adeleye made it a clean sweep for her career, becoming the second Clemson volleyball player ever to earn the honor in all four of her seasons. Jodi Steffes Welp, now an assistant with the team, was the other, when she was All-Region from 1998-2001. Adeleye is one of just four players in the 2012 class nationally who can claim four consecutive All-Region selections. This comes weeks after she became the first player in school history and 13th player in conference history to be named All-ACC four times. Adeleye, in addition to being selected to the All-Region team as […]

Posted in: Clemson SC, Volleyball
Pirates Host St. Andrews In Final Game Before Exams

Pirates Host St. Andrews In Final Game Before Exams

East Carolina vs. St. Andrews Dec. 4, 2012 | 7:30 p.m. EST Greenville, N.C. TV: None Watch | Game Notes | Tickets | Gameday Central Things To Know About The Game •ECU is coming off its first loss of the season Saturday night at Charlotte, 76-64. The Pirates opened the year with five consecutive wins before suffering their first setback. •East Carolina is a perfect 4-0 at home this season with an average margin of victory of 17.8 points. The last time the Pirates opened their home schedule with five consecutive wins was during coach Jeff Lebo’s first season when they won their first six home games. •Tuesday night’s game will be the Pirates’ last contest before final exams. ECU […]

Charlotte Bobcats vs Portland Trail Blazers – 12/3/12

Charlotte Bobcats vs Portland Trail Blazers – 12/3/12

By Matt Rochinski bobcats.com December 3, 2012 THE RESULT Ben Gordon set a franchise-high with eight 3-pointers including a franchise-best seven treys in the second half and scored 27 of his game-high 29 points in the second half and overtime but the Bobcats fell to the Portland Trail Blazers, 118-112, in the extra session on December 3 at Time Warner Cable Arena®. TURNING POINTS Charlotte entered the fourth quarter up 75-70 thanks to 10 points, including three treys from Ben Gordon in the third. Gordon stayed hot to start the fourth, connecting on three more 3-pointers as the Cats opened the stanza on a 17-4 run to take a 92-74 lead… Charlotte’s defense kept the Blazers offense in check early […]

Lorri Shealy Unumb Captures 2nd Annual Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award

Lorri Shealy Unumb Captures 2nd Annual Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 1, 2012) – During Friday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards at the Wynn Las Vegas – the official coronation of 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski – Lesa France Kennedy, daughter of Betty Jane France and vice chair and executive vice president of NASCAR, named Lorri Shealy Unumb, creator of “Ryan’s Law”, the official winner of the second annual, Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award. As a mother of three, Unumb was deeply impacted when her oldest son, Ryan, was diagnosed with severe autism at a young age; she then learned that insurance would not cover the cost of treatment for children with autism. As a result, the 44-year-old drafted a bill – now […]

Lady Pirates Set to Host NC Central in Midweek Contest

Lady Pirates Set to Host NC Central in Midweek Contest

ECU welcomes the Eagles to Minges Coliseum on Tuesday, Dec. 4 for a 5:30 p.m. game Game 9: NC Central at East Carolina Date Tuesday, Dec. 4 Time 5:30 p.m. (ET) Location Greenville, N.C. | Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum Tickets Game Tickets Live Game Coverage Gametracker (Live Stats) | Live Video Game Notes East Carolina 2012-13 Women’s Basketball Statistics East Carolina | NC Central ECU Women’s Basketball Central Gameday Central | Roster | Fact Book Conference USA Women’s Basketball | NCAA Women’s Basketball GREENVILLE, N.C. Dec. 3, 2012 – The East Carolina women’s basketball team is set to host N.C. Central in a Tuesday evening contest at Minges Coliseum. Tip-off is slated for 5:30 p.m. as the Lady Pirates play in the first game […]

Cougars Cruise Past UNCG 88-61

Cougars Cruise Past UNCG 88-61

GREENSBORO, N.C. –  Led by 23 points from senior Latisha Harris, the College of Charleston women’s basketball team ran by UNCG 88-61 at Fleming Gym on Monday. Senior Cathryn Hardy and junior Alyssa Frye added 16 points apiece for the Cougars (4-4, 2-0) and junior Jillian Brown had 10 assists. The Cougars finished the game with 32 fast break points and 26 points off the bench, in what tied the 10th spot in program history for most points scored. Neither team could get much going early on as they Cougars led 4-3 at the first media timeout over the Spartans (1-5, 0-2).  CofC then pushed the ball and converted some fast break baskets, which turned into a 16-6 run and […]

GEICO “15 Minutes Or Less” Podcast With Coach Wojcik

GEICO “15 Minutes Or Less” Podcast With Coach Wojcik

CHARLESTON, S.C. – In a new edition of the GEICO “15 Minutes or Less” Podcast with head coach Doug Wojcik, host Jeff McCarragher and Coach Wojcik break down the last week in CofC men’s basketball. The Cougars went on the road and came away with two big road wins at Charleston Southern and Elon, playing in difficult environments. Coach Wojcik talks about the two wins and the strong play of Willis Hall and Adjehi Baru. Coach Wojcik also previews Tuesday night’s huge home game against No. 5 Louisville, a participant in last season’s Final Four. Remember to check out this week’s podcast as well as all the other podcasts here at this central location.  

Cougars To Battle Second Top 25 Foe In No. 5 Louisville

Cougars To Battle Second Top 25 Foe In No. 5 Louisville

COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON (5-2, 1-0 SoCon) vs. #5/#6 LOUISVILLE (6-1, 0-0 BIG EAST) Game #8 December 4, 2012 • 9:00 p.m. (ET) TD Arena/John Kresse Court (5,100) at Charleston, S.C.   Television: ESPNU/WatchESPN.com Radio: College of Charleston Radio Network (ESPN Radio 910 AM) Series History: Louisville Leads 2-0 Last Meeting: No. 4 Louisville def. CofC, 69-62, on Dec. 20, 2011 in Louisville, Ky. Internet: Free Live Statistics at www.CofCSports.com Twitter: @CofCBasketball   THE COACHES College of Charleston: Doug Wojcik First Year at CofC: 5-2 (.714) Eighth Year Overall: 145-94 (.607) Louisville: Rick Pitino 12th Year at Louisville: 281-107 (.724) 28th Year Overall: 635-235 (.730)   RADIO (College of Charleston Radio Network) Play-By-Play: Jeff McCarragher Color Analyst: Everett German   TELEVISION […]

Pair of Double-Doubles Drives Home 55-42 Win at Seton Hall

Pair of Double-Doubles Drives Home 55-42 Win at Seton Hall

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. – No. 24 South Carolina got double-doubles from Aleighsa Welch and Tiffany Mitchell to go with a scrappy second-half from Ashley Bruner to fight out a 55-42 victory over Seton Hall Sunday afternoon at Walsh Gymnasium. The Gamecocks (9-0) used a late surge to take a two-point lead at the half, and 13-2 run late in the second half collect their ninth win of the season. The Gamecocks were a little sluggish out of the gate, but found their footing to take a 7-6 lead behind an Ieasia Walker 3-pointer from to the top of the arc and a floater from Welch less than four minutes into the game. The teams traded the lead three times before […]

“Inside the Roost”: Talking Outback Bowl

“Inside the Roost”: Talking Outback Bowl

Tune in to “Inside the Roost” tonight from 7-8 p.m. on 107.5 The Game! Joining host Derek Scott we’ll have Jim McVay, President  & CEO of the Outback Bowl; Frank Beckman, play-by-play voice of the Michigan Wolverines; and Lance Grantham, Assistant AD for Ticket Operations all talking about the Gamecocks’ bowl destination in Tampa.The ticket request deadline for Gamecock Club members and university faculty/staff is TONIGHT at 8 p.m. Log in to Account Manager at GamecocksOnline.com/tickets or call 800-4SC-FANS to submit your requests. Tickets requested by the deadline will be assigned based on Gamecock Club priority points for members and by years of service for faculty and staff. Any tickets requested after the deadline will be sold on a first-come-first-served […]

Posted in: Columbia SC, Football
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