Volleyball

CofC Sand Volleyball Tallies Two Wins For 3-0 Season Start

CofC Sand Volleyball Tallies Two Wins For 3-0 Season Start

ULM Scoresheet Oregon Scoresheet COLUMBIA, SC March 22, 2014 –  College of Charleston sand volleyball tallied two big wins on the second day of action at the Gamecock Invitational from the campus of South Carolina. CofC (3-0) defeated Louisiana-Monroe, 3-2, and then knocked off Oregon, 4-1, in a pair of emphatic victories. ULM had advanced to the AVCA National Championships in 2013, while Oregon traveled east from the powerful Pac 12 conference. “It was a great day of competition,” head coach Jason Kepner said. “We are playing some great sand volleyball right now and are getting better and better each match. We still have some things to clean up, but overall I am very happy with how we are playing.” […]

South Carolina Gamecocks Come Up Short Against LSU, 4-1

South Carolina Gamecocks Come Up Short Against LSU, 4-1

South Carolina will close out the Gamecock Invitational on Sunday against ULM Photo Gallery COLUMBIA, SC March 22, 2014 – The South Carolina sand volleyball team dropped a 4-1 decision to LSU on Saturday night in the Gamecock Invitational at the Carolina Sand Volleyball Complex. After the Tigers took a 2-0 lead by winning on courts one and four, the Gamecocks (4-5) made things interesting by taking LSU (2-2) to three sets in the three remaining pairs matches. However, South Carolina’s No. 2 pair of Mikaela Christiaansen and Sarah Blomgren was the only pair to get a win for the Gamecocks down the stretch. “Even though we didn’t get the result that we wanted, the girls definitely fought and improved tonight […]

Charleston Downs LSU, 3-2, To Open Sand Season

Charleston Downs LSU, 3-2, To Open Sand Season

Match Scores COLUMBIA, SC March 21, 2014 –  College of Charleston (1-0) opened the 2014 sand volleyball season in style, defeating SEC foe LSU , 3-2, in the Cougars’ first dual match at the Gamecock Invitational in Columbia, S.C. Charleston was led by strong play in the second flight by Melissa Morello and Cara Howley. The duo defeated LSU pair Kaitlin Hatcher/Helen Boyle in straight sets. CofC came away with a 21-15 win in set one and a tight 27-25 win in set two. CofC then took the match by winning handily in the fourth and fifth flights. Catey Warren and Kari Fidelholtz won in flight four by scores of 21-14 and 21-18. Playing in her first sand competition, freshman […]

Three Teen Spring Sports at Surf City

Three Teen Spring Sports at Surf City

SURF CITY, NC Feb. 21, 2014 – 1 + 2 = 3 spring sports programs for teens through Surf City Parks & Recreation!  The newest is an extension of Surf City Volleyball with a brand new Teen League on Saturday mornings. Games , start March 29 with a pre-season scrimmage on Saturday, March 22 to get everyone warmed up and ready to set and spike. Teen Volleyball (for ages 12-17) will run according to modified USVBA rules in a co-ed setting. While individual registration is $50 for eight games and a post-season tournament, team registration is only $250 (7-10 players). Games will all be Saturday mornings with a practice block reserved for 7-9 pm on Monday nights.  All players will […]

South Carolina Sand Volleyball Update with Head Coach Moritz Moritz

South Carolina Sand Volleyball Update with Head Coach Moritz Moritz

Gamecocks open season on March 8 at North Florida COLUMBIA, SC Feb. 14, 2014 – With just 22 days until the South Carolina sand volleyball team opens its inaugural season, Gamecock head coach Moritz Moritz sat down with Gamecocksonline.com to give an update on the program. The Gamecocks’ first match is schedule for March 8 at North Florida. Q: What has been your favorite part of the process of getting this program going? Moritz: “It’s tough to identify just one thing as my favorite because in so many ways this is such a special opportunity. To learn so much nearly on a daily basis and to be able to continue to evolve as a coach has been huge, but ultimately the […]

Charleston Volleyball Takes Scrimmage Against USC

Charleston Volleyball Takes Scrimmage Against USC

CHARLESTON, SC Feb. 3, 2014 – The College of Charleston volleyball won its first scrimmage of the spring practice season, defeating the University of South Carolina, 3-1. The Cougars practiced and played against the Gamecocks in a full day of competition on Super Bowl Sunday. After a morning of practice and wash drills, the teams faced off in an afternoon, exhibition match. The Cougars lost the first set, but responded with three set wins to post the 3-1 (14-25, 25-17, 25-8, 25-18) victory. “I’m proud of the way our team came out motivated to compete this early into spring season,” said assistant coach Kimi Olson. “After only a few team practices, the team played like veterans, playing different positions in […]

CofC Cougar Volleyball To Scrimmage South Carolina Sunday

CofC Cougar Volleyball To Scrimmage South Carolina Sunday

CHARLESTON, SC January 31, 2014 – The College of Charleston volleyball team will scrimmage the University of South Carolina this Sunday afternoon at TD Arena. As part of an annual indoor practice slate each spring, the Cougars will welcome in the Gamecocks for a morning of competitive drills and an afternoon five-set scrimmage starting around 12:45 p.m. The Cougars won the 2013 CAA regular season and conference tournament championships, advancing to face Duke in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. It marked the 13th consecutive conference championship for College of Charleston volleyball. CofC will conclude the indoor practice slate on Feb. 23 when CofC hosts a four-to-five team exhibition tournament at TD Arena. The Cougars will then turn their […]

Registration Open for 2014 Gamecock Volleyball Camps

Registration Open for 2014 Gamecock Volleyball Camps

Camps available for all levels of players REGISTER ONLINE HERE COLUMBIA, SC January 7, 2014 – Players of all levels can now register for the 2014 South Carolina volleyball camps, which will be led by Gamecock head coach Scott Swanson and his staff. The camps will begin at the end of April and run through July and will be held at the Volleyball Competition Facility and University of South Carolina facilities. “We are always excited to host a new season of camps here at the University of South Carolina,” Swanson said. “We are continually taking feedback on how to improve our camps from the previous year and want to maximize the camper experience. Our goal is to have every camper leave […]

Winter Adult Volleyball returns to Surf City

Winter Adult Volleyball returns to Surf City

SURF CITY, NC December 19, 2013 -  Surf City Adult Volleyball returns for its winter season following a successful six-team fall league where the ALL-STARS once again prevailed as tournament champions on December 16. “We turn right around and start play on January 6,” says Surf City Athletics Supervisor Steve Unger. “Volleyball has been one of our most popular sports for adults and we want to make sure everyone who wants to play – can play!” Entry fee for new teams is $300 while individuals may sign up for $50 for an eight game season (and tournament), with games on Monday nights plus games and/or practices on Friday nights.  Teams compete in six person court volleyball with seven required to […]

College of Charleston Announces 2014 Sand Volleyball Schedule

College of Charleston Announces 2014 Sand Volleyball Schedule

2014 Sand Volleyball Schedule CHARLESTON, SC December 17, 2013 – College of Charleston volleyball head coach Jason Kepner has announced the 2014 sand volleyball schedule. As the NCAA emerging sport grows with new participating schools, College of Charleston will welcome new opponents to the slate, including in-state rival South Carolina. “I am excited for another sand season to begin,” said Kepner. “We are looking forward to a tough schedule with a few new schools sponsoring the sport. This is a great opportunity for our team to compete against some of the best competition in the country. We hope that we will have a great turnout at our home tournament as fans in the region come to embrace the exciting sport […]