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CCU soccer hosts Marshall in final exhibition contest

The Coastal Carolina University men’s soccer team will host its first match of the season Saturday after losing exhibition road games to top-five ranked Clemson and North Carolina. CCU will host Marshall Saturday at 7 p.m. at the CCU Soccer Stadium.  It will be the third and final exhibition match for the Chanticleers before the start of the regular season, but it will be the first time CCU... 

Coastal takes regional TV spotlight for UAB contest

The UAB Department of Athletics and Raycom Sports have announced that the Blazers’ football game vs. Coastal Carolina on Saturday, Sept. 16 at Legion Field will be a regionally syndicated broadcast with kickoff set for 1 p.m. The game will be produced by Tupelo Raycom and televised locally in Birmingham on Raycom Media owned WBRC FOX6 News and in Myrtle Beach on WMBF News. “We appreciate Raycom... 

CCU caps brutal exhibition schedule against Clemson

Coastal Carolina’s men’s soccer team took on another top-10 ranked team when they faced the Tigers of Clemson in a road exhibition match. In another close match, the Chanticleers fell 3-1 to the fifth-ranked Tigers.  They lost to fourth-ranked North Carolina by the same score on Sunday. In both early exhibition matches CCU and their opponent has been tied at the half. Against Clemson, neither... 

Chants fall to Tar Heels in exhibition, eye Tigers next

Coastal Carolina men’s soccer team opened the 2017 season with a 3-1 loss at fourth-ranked North Carolina in the opening exhibition match of the season. Brennan Koslow opened the scoring on an assist from Darius Strambler in the 22nd minute to give the Chanticleers a 1-0 lead. UNC was able to even the score at one less than one minute later and the score was even at one at halftime. The Tar Heels... 

Chants take a test drive in first scrimmage of season

The Coastal Carolina football team held its 12th practice and its first scrimmage of the 2017 preseason Thursday morning at Brooks Stadium. After some individual drills and a five-minute session working on kickoff coverage, the remainder of the two-hour workout was a straight scrimmage with the offense starting on its own 30 yard line and keeping the ball until it scored or was stopped. “I saw... 

Lady Chants, Famili earn respect in preseason poll

Coastal Carolina senior Daniella Famili was voted the Sun Belt Preseason Women’s Soccer Player of the Year and the Chanticleers were picked to finish second in a vote of the league’s head coaches. “Daniella had a great junior year and the coaches in the Sun Belt Conference recognized it,” said Paul Hogan, who enters his seventh season as CCU head coach. “Daniella is so good on the ball... 

Coastal defense must hold firm while offense develops

Through nine practices, the Coastal Carolina defense may have slight edge over the offense. That probably does not come as a surprise as the offense is still learning a new system under interim head coach Jamey Chadwell and the defense returns six starters, versus three on offense. The front four and linebackers are living up to the notion that they would be a strength early this fall. However,... 

CCU soccer opens camp, faces Tar Heels in tuneup

The Chanticleers broke into its first season in the Sun Belt Conference with the same vigor they have always had and it showed as CCU won the regular season and then the tournament title for their first Sun Belt Championship, and in the process securing another NCAA berth. The goals for 2017 will not be any different and with a strong returning nucleus and the addition of a talented signing class,... 

Coastal favored to repeat; Hardeman nets top honor

The Coastal Carolina volleyball team was voted to defend its Sun Belt Conference title, it was announced Monday as the league released the results of its preseason poll. The Chanticleers led the conference poll with a maximum of 72 points after garnering first-place votes from all 12 member institutions. In addition, senior outside hitter Leah Hardeman was named the Sun Belt Preseason Offensive... 

CCU graduates 12; football rates second best in NCAA

Coastal Carolina University held its summer graduation Friday, and 12 Chanticleer student-athletes (current and former) were a part of the ceremony. With those graduating today, Coastal Carolina has 15 of its 17 football seniors with undergraduate degrees and, with three juniors also receiving degrees Friday, a total of 18 football Chants will either be working on their Master’s or a second... 
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