I see there’s still a lot of speculation about the starting lineup for the College of Charleston this season.
Will Cougars head coach Doug Wojcik start true freshman Joe Chealey at the point guard or move Anthony Stitt to the PG and have Canyon Barry start the SG? Will it be Nori Johnson or some combination there of?
I stopped by the College of Charleston’s practice on Wednesday and got my first look at the Cougars during a two-hour session.
I realize that this is only a limited sample size, but here are some thoughts on the Cougars as we get closer to their season opener on Nov. 9 against defending national champs Louisville.
College of Charleston’s Andrew Lawrence was named to the coaches All-SoCon Team.
College of Charleston sophomore pitcher Hope Klicker was named the Southern Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week .
College of Charleston’s men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams head to the University of Georgia for this weekend’s 2013 CCSA Championships.
The Cougar men’s team will look to defend its 2012 championship title, while the women will aim to improve on last season’s seventh place finish and program-best 267 points. The men’s team also won the championship in 2008 and 2009.
Less than 400 tickets remain for the College of Charleston’s showdown against Davidson Thursday night at TD Arena.
The Cougars (18-7 overall, 10-3 in the Southern Conference) have won six straight and eight of their last 10 games, while the Wildcats (17-7, 12-1) have won eight consecutive games.
College of Charleston senior right-handed pitcher Matt Pegler was selected Preseason Pitcher of the Year by a poll of the Southern Conference coaches, the conference office announced Thursday afternoon.
College of Charleston was picked to finish first in the conference in a poll of the league’s media, while the SoCon coaches selected the Cougars third in the league, just a vote behind second-place Western Carolina. The coaches voted Elon to win the league in 2013.
College of Charleston at Samford
WHEN: 8 p.m.
WHERE: Pete Hanna Center, Homewood, AL
College of Charleston freshman sailor Jake Reynolds (San Diego, Calif.) has been selected to sail for the U.S. at the first-ever Red Bull Youth America’s Cup to be held in August on San Francisco Bay in San Francisco, Calif.
Reynolds, who sailed previously for the San Diego Yacht Club prior to his enrollment at CofC, met with members of Oracle Team USA last summer at the 2012 Governor’s Cup regatta in Newport Beach, Calif. He endured rigorous testing on windy, unpredictable San Francisco Bay to earn the honor of representing his country against teams from all over the world in the sport’s top event.
Consider who the College of Charleston has faced in the past in the BracketBuster games, this is a major letdown.
The Cougars will take on Big South opponent, Gardner-Webb on Saturday, Feb. 23 at TD Arena.
This game won’t help the Cougars cause in getting their RPI ranking any higher. They’ve got 16 wins over Division I teams and are ranked No. 156, according to ESPN. It’s like they can’t win for losing. Or maybe that’s the other way around. Continue reading