Several former Charleston Southern volleyball players and a coach were named to the Big South Conference’s All-Decade Teams.

As part of the Big South’s 30th anniversary celebration in 2013-14, the conference announced its first-ever All-Decade Teams to recognize the student-athletes and coaches who excelled in their respective sport since the conference’s founding in 1983.

Named to the 1986-89 Volleyball All-Decade Team were Angel Cunningham, three-time All-Conference player; Patricia Hinson, Player of the Year; Ann Thomas, Big South Tournament MVP, two-time All-Conference; and head coach Amir Khaledi, three championships (1986-88-89), 13-5 Big South, 55-33 overall.

Named to the 1990-99 Volleyball All-Decade Team was Carrie O’Connell, four-time All-Conference.

Named to the 2000-09 Volleyball All-Decade Team was Amanda Hill, Player of the Year, four-time All-Conference.


The Charleston Southern men’s golf team signed three golfers to National Letters of Intent for the Class of 2014, including Fort Dorchester High’s R.J. Keur.

Dylan Pascot and Cody Lissner also signed.

Pascot, from Kettle Moraine High School in Wales, Wis., was the 2013 Classic 8 Conference Player of the Year, the first player from Kettle Moraine to earn the honor as a junior.

Lissner, from Ellicott City, Md., was a three-time Plantations Tour Winner.

The Citadel signed Cameron Little to a National Letter of Intent to compete for the Bulldogs in the fall of 2014.

Little attends Saint Mary’s School in Raleigh, N.C. She joins The Citadel as the No. 1-ranked player and co-captain of the Saint Mary’s team and earned MVP honors in each of the last three seasons.


Logan Smith and Moriah Smith signed their National Letter of Intent to join The Citadel next fall.

A 5-11 setter, Smith is from Kings Mountain High School in Kings Mountain, N.C. While there she was twice named all-conference (2012, 2013) and garnered team MVP honors as a junior.

A 5-10 outside hitter, Moriah Smith joins The Citadel from Cary Academy in Cary, N.C. A two-time team co-captain (2012, 2013), Smith drove home 300 or more kills and digs in each of the last three seasons.


Sul Ross State University (Alpine, Texas) junior defensive back Durrell Mitchell, a former Fort Dorchester High School standout, earned postseason American Southwest Conference honors.

Mitchell was named first-team All-Conference. He tied for 13th in the ASC with 0.88 passes defended per game and had seven passes defended, breaking up five passes and intercepting two.