State report: Cougars plan Bar Mitzvah for Clyde during basketball tip-off party
The College of Charleston Jewish Student Union/Hillel and the Cougar Club are sponsoring a Bar Mitzvah party for Clyde, the collegeís mascot, as part of a basketball tip-off celebration Saturday from 8-11 p.m. at TD Arena.
The menís and womenís basketball teams will be introduced and there will be food, drinks, dancing and a silent auction. All proceeds will go to ORTís ALYN Hospital, a center that treats disabled kids regardless of their religion or ethnic background, and to support Jewish student life at the College.
There will be a VIP cocktail gathering starting at 7:30 p.m. for the sponsors of the event.
Tickets are $54 for general public ($25 for alumni and $18 for students with promotional codes). Tickets can be purchased at go.cofc.edu/jsuhillelstore. For information, call (843) 953-3917.
Former Wando High star Chloe Urig and Chelsea Frankeny scored second half goals as Charleston Southern clinched a berth into the Big South womenís soccer tournament with a 2-1 victory over Coastal Carolina.
Charleston Southern (7-10-1, 5-6) came into the game needing either a win or a tie against the Chanticleers (10-8, 7-4).
The Buccaneers took advantage of Urigís first career collegiate goal and Frankeny added the other score at the 65:27 mark to lift CSU into the postseason for the 20th consecutive season. Goalie Caitlin Cody had eight saves for the Bucs.
The Citadel and College of Charleston womenís soccer teams meet today with a spot in the postseason at stake.
The winner of todayís 7 p.m. game at Patriotís Point in Mount Pleasantearns the final spot in the Southern Conference tournament, which is slated to begin on Oct. 28.The Citadel (3-6-1 SoCon) sits one game behind the Cougars (4-5-1).
College of Charleston midfielder Sean de Silva was named the Southern Conferenceís menís soccer player of the week.
De Silva scored six points on two goals and two assists in helping the Cougars (8-8) to a 2-0 week and the top of the SoCon standings at 4-1-0.
College of Charleston doubles team Brice Allanic and Sebastian Lopezknocked off teams from North Carolina and Duke, before falling to the eighth-seeded team of Stefan Fortman and Cameron Silverman from Elon in the round of 16 at the USTA/ITA Carolina Regionals in Cary, N.C.
Additionally, Lopez picked up two wins in singles consolation play, while Alon Faiman scored a victory in consolation play.