College of Charleston golfer Zach Munroe advances at U.S. Amateur
CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. — College of Charleston golfer Zach Munroe needed 19 holes to defeat Michael Schoolcraft to advance to the round of 32 in the U.S. Amateur Championship at Cherry Hills Country Club on Wednesday.
Munroe was down a hole late, but his birdie on No. 17 evened the match, and after both players bogeyed 18, the match went to sudden death. Munroe won the 19th hole with bogey as Schoolcraft double-bogeyed the par-4 1st hole.
Munroe will play Todd White today in the round of 32. White, a 43-year old native of Spartanburg, was a four-time All-Southern Conference selection at Furman.
Former Charleston Southern baseball standout Patrick Dolan signed with the Evansville Otters of the independent Frontier League. Dolan, a right-handed pitcher from Summerville went 4-5 last season with a 4.89 ERA and 56 strikeouts while logging 70 innings.
The College of Charleston volleyball team was selected to finish first in the Southern Conference South Division as selected by the league’s coaches in the preseason poll. Sophomore Sloane White, the 2011 SoCon freshman of the year, was on the eight-person preseason all-conference team.
The Furman men’s soccer team garnered five of a possible seven first-place votes to secure the top spot in preseason polling with 47 points, ahead of second-place College of Charleston (36) and UNC Greensboro (35). College of Charleston midfielder Sean de Silva was named to the preseason all-conference team.
The South Carolina Stingraysagreed to terms with forward Mike Ullrich and defenseman Damon Kipp.
Ullrich, 25, had 29 goals and 35 assistsin 66 games with the Tulsa Oilers of the Central Hockey League last season.
Kipp, 24, played in 11 games with the Stingrays last season after finishing his senior year at New Hampshire.
The Charleston Southern baseball team won the Big South Team Sportsmanship Award for the 2012 season. … The College of Charleston softball team added Caitlyn “C.J.” Jackson to the coaching staff.
Jackson will primarily be the pitching coach.