Sail Mount Pleasant, an introduction to sailing opportunities in the Mount Pleasant community, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hobcaw Yacht Club.
Representatives from Hobcaw Yacht Club, Charleston Community Sailing, College of Charleston, On Deck Sailing Center, Charleston Ocean Racing Association, the town of Mount Pleasant, Sayre Sailing Center and the Holder Sailing Fleet will be on hand to offer brief presentations about their programs and participate in a question and answer session.
The session is for all ages and levels of sailing experience. Contact Henry Thomas at (843) 693-8219.
College of Charleston’s Christin Newman added another award to her already impressive academics and athletics resume, being named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 4 Women’s At-Large First Team as chosen by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Newman became the first women’s tennis player in school history to be named Southern Conference player of the year as a senior. She led the nationally-ranked Cougars to three consecutive SoCon women’s tennis championship titles and NCAA tournament appearances from 2011-13.
Newman compiled 59 singles and 60 doubles victories throughout her career after transferring from Virginia Tech in the fall of 2010.
Junior Ashlyn Masters drove in all six Gamecocks runs as South Carolina (33-23) downed Houston, 6-4, in the first game of the Austin Regional in the NCAA tournament.
Masters came up with runners at second and third in the seventh inning and chopped a double down the left-field line, allowing both runners to score and regaining the lead for South Carolina at 6-4.
Masters gave the Gamecocks their first lead in the third inning with her first grand slam. With an 0-2 count, Masters drove one over the wall in left for her fourth homer of the year to hand the Gamecocks a 4-1 lead.
College of Charleston junior Alex Ellis carded two birdies, but made six bogeys on the way to a 6-over 78 in the second round at the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional. He is 8-over for the tournament and tied for 30th place.
Freshman Josh Lorenzetti had a rough day, as he made one birdie and four bogeys and shot a 13-over 85 for his round. He is currently tied for 70th place.
Florida is leading the tournament with a combined score of +2 over the two rounds of play.
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