Baseball
Pitching from one Helvey to the next

Pitching from one Helvey to the next

According to the NCAA, there is a 6.1 percent chance that a baseball player in high school will make it onto a college baseball program. Now, what are the chances that two brothers three years apart will make it from the same high school onto the same college baseball team? Pretty slim to none. Yet...
Cougars Split Series With UCSB in an Unpredictable Way

Cougars Split Series With UCSB in an Unpredictable Way

The No. 24 ranked College of Charleston baseball team faced the No. 12 University of California, Santa Barbara in a series that ended in a tie. The first two games were split going into the Sunday match up, but due to a travel curfew the game ended in a tie. Charleston’s 7-4 game one loss to UCSB on...
Heath is a hit: Old face, new philosophy for College of Charleston baseball

Heath is a hit: Old face, new philosophy for College of Charleston baseball

On June 22, 2015 Matt Heath was promoted to be the head coach of the College of Charleston baseball team when news broke that former head coach, Monte Lee, was leaving to coach the Clemson Tigers. Since the 2011 season, while Heath served as the pitching coach to Lee’s Cougars, the team won an impressive...
Baseball Begins CAA Season by Sweeping Delaware

Baseball Begins CAA Season by Sweeping Delaware

Aided by the return of two key players to the lineup, the College of Charleston baseball team (17-7, 3-0 CAA) began play in the Colonial Athletic Association over the weekend, outscoring the Delaware Blue Hens (16-8, 0-3) by 22 runs in a three game sweep. On Friday, freshman Dupree Hart picked up right where he...
Sunday's Win saves the Cougars from a VCU sweep

Sunday’s Win saves the Cougars from a VCU sweep

The College of Charleston baseball team hosted Virginia Commonwealth University over the weekend, in a series in which the Cougars were only able to win one of the three games. The Cougars entered the weekend 9-1 at home on the season, and as the No. 23 ranked team in the nation. But VCU became the...
Cougar Baseball wins eighth in a row

Cougar Baseball wins eighth in a row

With the win on Sunday against Mercer University, the College of Charleston baseball team has won its eighth game in a row, in addition to recording their second consecutive weekend sweep after sweeping the Citadel last weekend. Friday night’s game featured Nathan Helvey from the Cougars and Ryan Askew for Mercer. Both pitchers pitched at least...
Heath, Cougars win two of three to open the season

Heath, Cougars win two of three to open the season

Friday marked the long awaited start to the college baseball season. Opening day at the College introduced the Matt Heath era, with the Cougars playing host to the Nebraska Cornhuskers in a three game series.  After an opening day setback, the Cougars won the closing two games of the three. Friday’s game featured a pitchers duel...
Opening Day: Charleston starts season against Nebraska

Opening Day: Charleston starts season against Nebraska

The College of Charleston baseball team will begin the 2016 season this Friday (4 p.m.) when they host the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Patriots Point. The Cougars enter the season ranked No. 32 in the Collegiate Baseball preseason poll. The Cougars are coming off a season that culminated in a berth in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional....
College of Charleston baseball completes sweep of Furman

College of Charleston baseball completes sweep of Furman

The College of Charleston baseball team defeated Furman University, 7-6, on Sunday afternoon at Patriots Point to complete the three game sweep. Winning their 6th straight series, the Cougars have an impressive record of 18 wins in their last 20 games. Charleston got off to a great start Friday night winning easily by a score...
No. 20 Charleston blows past No. 25 Coastal Carolina, 8-5

No. 20 Charleston blows past No. 25 Coastal Carolina, 8-5

In a nationally ranked battle at Patriots Point, No. 20 College of Charleston used a four-run third inning to defeat No. 25 Coast Carolina, 8-5, on Wednesday night. One night after using a late-inning comeback to beat a formidable Georgia Southern team, the Cougars wasted no time clawing back after Coastal Carolina took a 1-0...
Cougars drop midweek matchup with Campbell

Cougars drop midweek matchup with Campbell

After sweeping their first CAA series last weekend, the College of Charleston dropped a 2-0 decision to a quality Campbell team on Wednesday night at Patriots Point. Just last week, the Cougars traveled to Campbell and ended the Camel’s second longest winning streak in the nation, who had been receiving national votes in the USA...
Cougars sweep first CAA weekend series from Towson

Cougars sweep first CAA weekend series from Towson

If this weekend was any indication, the College of Charleston is ready for their CAA schedule. After running through the CAA in 2014, Charleston picked up right where they left off with a three game sweep of Towson on Friday and Saturday to open Colonial play. The Cougars emphatically won Friday’s opener 19-8 over the...