State report: Charleston Southern golfer earns Big South weekly honor
Charleston Southern junior Ross Thomson was named Big South men’s golfer of the week for March 21-27.
Thomson tied for 10th at the Furman Intercollegiate (par 72, 6,994 yards) with a 1-under 215. After opening with a 74, he finished the final 36 holes 3-under par with a 71 in the second round and a 70 in the final round. Thomson was one of nine players in the 126-player field to improve his scores round-to-round, and he posted his best 54-hole total since September.
Thomson’s top-10 finish was his second this spring.
College of Charleston fell, 7-5, to Appalachian State in Southern Conference softball in Boone, N.C. The Cougars (15-13, 6-3) hit four home runs, but App State hit a pair, including a two-run walkoff blast from Sarah Loudermilk.
The teams play a doubleheader starting at noon today.
Kelsey Hodgson and Allison Pedigo each hit a pair of solo homers for the Cougars, while Lizzy Vaughn had an RBI single.
In Radford, Va., Marci Christian and Stephanie Sbardella homered for Charleston Southern, but the Bucs dropped a doubleheader to Radford, 12-4 and 8-1.
CSU (6-28, 0-8 Big South) and Radford play at 1 p.m. today.
MOUNT PLEASANT — The College of Charleston women’s tennis team (12-8, 4-1) beat UNC Greensboro, 7-0.
The Cougars got singles wins from Christin Newman, Kelly Kambourelis, Brooke McAmis, Jenny Falcone, Samantha Maddox and Olivia McMillan. Charleston won two of three doubles matches.
College of Charleston next hosts Furman on Wednesday.