Cougars men blank Northeastern in soccer
The College of Charleston men’s soccer team took down Northeastern, 1-0, to enhance its Colonial Athletic Association standing and extend the Cougars’ chances at making the upcoming CAA Tournament.
The Cougars (4-10-1, 2-3-1 CAA), now sitting in seventh place, are vying for one of six seeds for the league’s postseason. C of C will be particularly interested in Sunday’s match between fifth- and sixth-place Delaware and Hofstra to be played at Hofstra at 1 p.m.
The Citadel men took ninth while the women finished 10th at the Southern Conference Championship race at Veteran’s Park in Birmingham, Ala.
Raeven Lantz led all Bulldogs runners for the fourth time this season and finished in 46th place with a time of 26:55 in the 8K race.
On the women’s side, Danielle McKee closed out her senior season by leading all Bulldogs and placing 46th with a time of 19:29 in the 5K race.
The Charleston Southern men wrapped up the season at the Big South Championships held in Buena Vista, Va., finishing 11th overall among the teams that took on the eight-kilometer course.
Freshman Zachary Long was the top finisher for CSU, crossing the line in 29:46.61.
The CSU Lady Bucs claimed ninth with a team total of 259 at the Big South Championships.
Sophomore Jessie Dotson led the way for CSU, claiming 37th overall with a time of 19:55. Volleyball
Charleston Southern fell in straight sets to Winthrop, 25-19, 25-16, 26-24.
Erin LaVenice paced the Buccaneers (6-21, 0-11 Big South) with nine kills, while Meredith Parrott and Siraya Windsor had six kills apiece.
The Furman volleyball team swept in-state rival The Citadel on Saturday (25-22, 25-17, 25-21) for its second SoCon win of the weekend in Alley Gym in Greenville.
The Paladins moved to 13-10 (9-3 SoCon) on the season, while the Bulldogs fell to 5-23, (0-12 SoCon).
Sophomore Bailey Kernodle was the bright spot for The Citadel with team highs in kills (nine) and digs (eight), despite a .130 attack percentage. Katie Briggs and Lauren Hurt complemented Kernodle by adding seven kills each, as the Bulldogs posted 37 team kills and a .208 attack percentage.
College of Charleston traveled to the campus of George Mason in Fairfax, Va., to compete in the program’s first CAA competition of the year. The men and women, however, fell to tough teams in George Mason, Northeastern and Towson.
With different team head-to-head scores, the GMU men defeated C of C, 249-104, the Northeastern men won, 242.5-110.5, and the Towson men won, 291-62. On the women’s side, C of C lost to George Mason (219.5-127.5) and Towson (215-116).