Baseball
Charleston baseball's bats come alive

Charleston baseball’s bats come alive

After a slow start to the season the College of Charleston baseball team has found its stride. Winners of nine of their last 10 games, the Cougars are atop of the CAA standings. Charleston boasts a 7-2 record in conference play in addition to a 17-16 overall record. The Cougars have scored at least eight runs in their...
Cougar baseball bounces back from losing skid

Cougar baseball bounces back from losing skid

The College of Charleston baseball team (10-14, 2-1) began a three game series Friday evening against conference rival Hofstra (6-16, 1-2). The Cougars won the final two games of the series on Saturday and Sunday, snapping a seven game losing streak. In Friday’s match up, the Cougars faced off in a classic pitching duel with Hofstra...
Cougars beat Bearcats in baseball home opener

Cougars beat Bearcats in baseball home opener

The College of Charleston baseball team hosted the Cincinnati Bearcats over the weekend (Feb. 24-26), winning two of three in the first home series of the season. After losing a tough mid-week road game to defending the national champions, Coastal Carolina, the Cougars (4-3) were able to bounce back against Cincinnati. This meeting was the first in...
Charleston baseball wins opening series in Athens

Charleston baseball wins opening series in Athens

The College of Charleston baseball team began its 2017 campaign with its first series win over an SEC team in school history, defeating the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. The Cougars (2-1) won the first two games before dropping the series finale, outscoring the Bulldogs 32-18 over the entirety of the series. In the season opener,...
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....
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