Charleston Southern golfers Jacobo Pastor and David Denlinger have received at-large invitations to compete in the NCAA men’s golf regional that will be played May 17-19 in Athens, Ga.
Pastor has a career scoring average of 72.55, best in Buccaneer golf history. He is a three-time Big South all-conference pick and finished third in the 2012 Big South Conference Championship.
Denlinger is 10th in CSU career scoring with an average of 74.83. Denlinger was all-conference in 2011 and has twice made the conference all-academic team.
Theo Johnson, a 6-5 small forward from Elk Grove, Calif., has committed to play for the College of Charleston men’s basketball program, the second player first-year Cougars coach Doug Wojcik has landed. Last week the school received a commitment from Anthony Thomas, a 6-7 small forward from Winston -Salem, N.C., via Hutchinson Community College.
Johnson led Franklin High School to a 22-6 record last season, scoring 19.2 points a game while averaging 8.2 rebounds.
College of Charleston defeated Western Carolina, 6-2, in the first round of the SoCon softball tournament in Boone, N.C.
Hope Klicker and Amanda Lonergan each homered for the Cougars. They will play Chattanooga at 5 p.m. today.
• Charleston Southern juniors Morgan Dowdy and Jana Matthews were named second-team All-Big South Conference.
Dowdy was 17-12 with a 2.01 ERA over 219 innings, and struck out 145 batters, the second highest single-season total in CSU history.
Matthews had a team-high 28 RBIs ans scred 23 runs.
Charleston Southern plays Liberty today in the Big South tournament.