The South Carolina Stingrays' Josh Godfrey will take part in tonight's ECHL All-Star Classic in Bakerfield, Calif.

In 35 games this season, Godfrey has recorded 20 points, on 12 goals and 8 assists.His 12 goals are the most for a defenseman in the ECHL this season.

This year's format features the host Bakersfield Condors taking on a team of ECHL All-Stars.

South Carolina embarks on a six-game road trip beginning Friday night against Cincinnati. The Stingrays' next home game is Feb. 1.

College baseball

Sophomore pitcher Michael Clevinger has left The Citadel baseball team for "personal reasons," leaving a hole in the Bulldogs' weekend rotation.

Clevinger was 5-3 with a 5.15 ERA last season as the Sunday starter as the Bulldogs won the Southern Conference regular season and tournament titles.

Senior left-hander Matt Talley (8-3, 3.71 last year) is expected to lead off the weekend rotation this season. Sophomore right-hander Austin Pritcher (3-3, 6.18) and 6-4 freshman righty Justin Russell were expected to battle for the third weekend spot behind Clevinger; now, both may start on weekends against SoCon foes. Clevinger is expected to enroll in a junior college to continue his career.

--Charleston Southern is picked to finish eighth in the Big South Conference preseason poll, with defending champion Coastal Carolina favored to repeat. Coastal, which received all 10 first-place votes, is followed at Nos. 2-3 by Liberty and Winthrop.

Freestyle skiing

Charleston resident Ashley Caldwell, the youngest member of the 2010 U.S. Winter Olympic Team, won her first World Cup aerials event over the weekend. At the Nature Valley Freestyle Cup in Lake Placid, N.Y., the 17-year-old scored 99.93 on her second jump, a double flip.