ASHEVILLE, N.C. – College of Charleston controlled the first half and were up 23-20 at halftime, but No. 9 seed Wofford defeated No. 8 seed CofC , 64-53 in the first round of the 2012 Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Championship held Friday at Kimmel Arena. The game capped a 30-year coaching career for Cougars head coach Nancy Wilson, who is retiring following 17 years at the helm of the College of Charleston program. A native of Lake City and a graduate of Coker College, Wilson, who coached all 30 years in the state of South Carolina, is one of only 24 NCAA Division I head coaches to win 500 games. Both teams played very hard today,” said Wilson following the […]
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. – College of Charleston sophomore Dena O’Brien broke her own school record in the 5,000-meter run at the Alex Wilson Invite at Notre Dame Friday. Full Meet Results: http://www.deltatiming.com/results/events_byschedule.aspx?yf=2012&mf=2012-alex-wilson-invitational O’Brien finished in 16:34.92, a five second improvement from her time last weekend at the Southern Conference Indoor Championships. O’Brien finished in seventh-place out of 22 runners in the competition at Notre Dame. This meet concludes the indoor season for O’Brien, who will now look ahead to the outdoor track & field season with her Cougar teammates. One of her teammates, Emily Smith, will compete in the high jump tomorrow at Virginia Tech in another last chance meet for the indoor season.
Charleston, S.C. March 2, 2012 – Second ranked South Carolina scored twice in the top of the 11th inning courtesy of a pair of two-out RBI base hits from Sean Sullivan and Connor Bright and a diving grab by center fielder Evan Marzilli off a line drive by Clemson pinch hitter Jay Baum with two outs and the tying run on third base sealed a 3-2 Gamecock victory over the 15th ranked Tigers on Friday night at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park in Charleston, S.C. Carolina improves to 8-0 while Clemson drops to 4-3 for the season. Game two of the series shifts to Columbia with first pitch at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Live video broadcast is available at GamecocksOnline.com […]
TUCSON, Ariz. – The College of Charleston softball team fell, 9-0, to No. 15 Arizona in the first of a three-game weekend series at Hillenbrand Stadium on Friday night. The Wildcats proved deserving of their glamorous national ranking with 12 hits and solid pitching. Arizona came into the game batting .314 as a team with 24 home runs. The Cougars will see Arizona again on Saturday afternoon with the teams squaring off at 6:30 p.m. The teams conclude the three-game set on Sunday, March 4 with a 3 p.m. finale. Kristy Giragosian (Charlotte, N.C.) was the bright spot in the Cougar lineup and went 2-for-2 on the day with a double deep into the gap in right center. Arizona’s bats […]
Saturday’s game has been moved to a Sunday doubleheader at 1 p.m. MT. PLEASANT, S.C. – College of Charleston knocked off Elon, 7-1, in the first game of the 2012 conference season. Box Score The win was the fourth straight for the Cougars (7-1, 1-0), while Elon (5-4, 0-1) lost a conference opening game for the first time in its program history. Senior Josh Renfro (1-1) bounced back from a tough start last Friday and pitched six strong innings, scattering six hits and not allowing a run. Renfro recorded eight strikeouts which tied a season high. Junior Drew Freie pitched the seventh and eighth innings, giving up a solo home run, while juniors Ryan Walker and Derrick Smith […]
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The College of Charleston men’s tennis team’s Southern Conference home opener against Elon originally slated for Saturday, March 3, has been rescheduled and moved to Saturday, March 17, at 10:30 a.m. (ET) at the CofC Tennis Center at Patriots Point in Mt. Pleasant, S.C.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. – College of Charleston fought its way back through the very end, but senior leadership would prevail as No. 5 North Division seed Appalachian State defeated No. 4 South Division seed CofC, 93-81, in the first round of the 2012 Southern Conference Men’s Basketball Championship held Friday afternoon at the U.S. Cellular Center. Senior Omar Carter scored 19 points, including a trio of three-pointers, to keep the Mountaineers’ (13-17) postseason tournament run alive and snap a three-game win streak by the Cougars (19-12). It was CofC’s first opening-round loss since joining the league in 1998-99 – the program’s last appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Mike Neal knocked down a game-high 21 points as ASU shot the lights out […]
Charleston, SC – With two wins out of two D.C. United need just a tie or a win to ensure a third consecutive Carolina Challenge Cup championship Saturday night at Blackbaud Stadium. United takes on the Columbus Crew at 5 PM in its final pre-season match. The Chicago Fire still has an outside chance to win the tournament but needs help from the Columbus Crew in addition to beating the Charleston Battery in the tournament finale at 7:15 PM. Gates open at 4 PM on Saturday with tickets starting at just $15 with discounts for groups of ten or more; to purchase tickets, for directions or for more information please visit www.charlestonbattery.com or call (843) 971-GOAL (4625). 8,372 soccer fans […]
Cougars test themselves against perennial powerhouse Arizona TUCSON, Ariz. – The College of Charleston softball team descends on Tucson, Ariz., for a three-game series against No. 15 Arizona at Hillenbrand Stadium on Friday, March 2, Saturday March 3 and Sunday March 4. The Cougars arrived in Arizona on Thursday afternoon to prepare for the test against the perennial World Series-appearing Wildcats. First pitch for the three games is scheduled 8 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 3 p.m., respectively. All times are Eastern Standard Time. A GLANCE AT THE COUGARS CofC comes into the game with a 9-4 record after winning three of their last four contests. Most recently, the Cougars swept South Carolina State by 5-3 and 6-1 counts with a […]
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Senior Emily Smith and sophomore Dena O’Brien will travel to Virginia Tech and Notre Dame this weekend to gain experience competing against top notch competition and have one last chance to put up a mark to qualify for the NCAA Indoor Championship March 9-10 in Boise, Idaho. Alex Wilson Invite Flotrack Coverage: http://www.flotrack.org/coverage/248326-2012-Alex-Wilson-Invitational-Notre-Dame VT Final Qualifier Live Results: http://flashresults.com/ O’Brien will race on Friday at 7 p.m. in the 5,000-meter run at the Alex Wilson Invitational at the Loftus Sports Center in South Bend, Ind. Smith will compete in the high jump on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at the VT Final Qualifier, hosted by Virginia Tech at Rector Fieldhouse in Blacksburg, Va. Stay tuned to CofCSports.com as […]