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CCU’s Ruiz makes cut, still in hunt for Masters invite

Luis Ruiz, a junior on the Coastal Carolina men’s golf team, stands in a tie for 25th and made the cut for the final two rounds at the 2018 Latin America Amateur, played at the Prince of Wales Country Club. Ruiz, representing his native Mexico, shot an opening-round, 1-over par 71 on Saturday, while posting a 2-over par 73 on Sunday for a two-day total of 145. Jaime Lopez Rivarola of Argentina... 

CCU Hoops: Men, women take big road wins at Troy

Trailing by 14 points at halftime, Coastal Carolina went on a second half run that saw the Chanticleers come back for a 74-73 win at Troy. Zac Cuthbertson led the comeback with 15 second-half points and he finished tying for game-high honors with 21 points. Jaylen Shaw, playing in foul trouble for a big part of the game, finished with 13 points, but made the biggest play of the game when he came... 

Coastal’s Pierrot picked in second round of MLS draft

After a career which saw him named the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year, Coastal Carolina University’s Frantzdy Pierrot has been selected in the 2018 Major League Soccer (MLS) SuperDraft by the Colorado Rapids. The Rapids made Pierrot the fourth pick in the second round and the 27th overall pick of the draft. Pierott had the opportunity for this past week to perform in front of all 23 MLS... 

CCU Hoops: Chants suffer sixth straight loss at USA

The Coastal Carolina men’s basketball team suffered their sixth consecutive conference loss Thursday night, falling at South Alabama 60-57. It was a game which saw the Chanticleers (7-13, 1-6 SBC) lead by four at halftime and held an eight point lead with less than 13 minutes left, but could not hold the lead in the loss. Demario Beck led CCU’s offensive efforts with 11 points and Zac Cuthbertson... 

Coastal adds Michigan OL transfer to recruiting class

Coastal Carolina head football coach Joe Moglia announced Sean Fitzgerald, a transfer from the University of Michigan, has joined the Chanticleer football program and will be immediately eligible. Fitzgerald (Mt. Pleasant, Mich./Mt. Pleasant Senior HS) is a 6-3, 310-pound offensive lineman and will have four years eligibility remaining. He redshirted as a true freshman this past fall with the Wolverines... 

CCU’s Ruiz picked to play in Latin America Amateur

Coastal Carolina junior golfer Luis Ruiz has been selected to play in the 2018 Latin America Amateur Championship, which will be contested at the Prince of Wales Country Club in Santiago, Chile, Jan. 20-23. The winner will be invited to the 2018 Masters and receive exemptions into the final stages of qualifying for The Open and U.S. Open in 2018. Ruiz is one of eight golfers from his native Mexico... 

CCU Hoops: Coastal splits with visiting Georgia State

Artur Labinowicz scored a career, team and game-high 32 points, but it was not enough in Coastal Carolina’s 72-58 loss to Georgia State. Labinowicz scored his points on 10-of 17 shooting, six-of-12 of his threes and six-of-seven at the free throw line. Other than Labinowicz, Shaw was the only other double-digit scorer, finishing with 10 points, but like the rest of the team, Shaw had an off-night... 

CCU Hoops: Chants split Sun Belt twinbill with GSU

Jaylen Shaw moved into 13th place on the Coastal Carolina all-time scoring list with 21 points, but the Chanticleers dropped another conference outing in a 77-66 loss to Georgia Southern. Shaw’s point total gives him 1,216 total points scored at CCU. He past former CCU greats Kierre Greenwood (2009-13), Robert Dowdell (1987-91) and Brian Penny (1987-91). He has a ways to go before he moves... 

CCU student-athletes post top semester in classroom

A record 264 Coastal Carolina student-athletes posted at least a 3.0 grade point average (GPA) for the fall 2017 semester, including record 129 that earned Dean’s List. In addition, 48 Chanticleers had a perfect 4.0 GPA to receive President’s List recognition. Headlining the group was the women’s tennis team as all nine members earned either President’s List (four team members) or Dean’s... 

Ragin’ Cajuns sweep CCU in Sun Belt doubleheader

Coastal Carolina faced the top men’s basketball team in the Sun Belt in Louisiana and the Ragin’ Cajuns came away with an 81-64 win. CCU (7-10, 1-3 SBC) fell behind early and trailed by as many as 20 points (62-42) with 12:47 left in the game. It was at that time the Chanticleers put on a run to cut the lead to 10 on three separate occasions, the final time at 71-61 with 4:41 left, but could... 
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