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Chants climb back in polls after string of big upsets

It has been an up and down season for the Coastal Carolina men’s soccer team, and as the season winds down the Chanticleers find themselves moving up. The Chants are preparing for their final two home matches of the season and will enter Tuesday’s contest against William and Mary on a season-long, three-match winning streak, with the last of those two wins coming against ranked teams. Those... 

CCU’s ambipedal Rabon garners Sun Belt honor

Coastal Carolina junior punter/kicker Evan Rabon (Florence, S.C. /South Florence HS) was voted the Sun Belt Special Teams Player of the Week, the conference announced today. Rabon, who punts left footed and kicks right footed, averaged 54.7 yards on three punts and made all three field goal attempts, including a 49-yarder to give CCU a lead going into halftime. Rabon set school record with 65-yard... 

Chants fight Mountaineers to finish but come up shy

For the fourth time this season, Coastal Carolina had a chance late and suffered another one-possession loss as Appalachian State scored 20 unanswered points in the second half for a 37-29 victory at Kidd Brewer Stadium. Coastal scored on a seven-yard Tyler Keane-to-Malcolm Williams pass with 2:38 left in the game to cut the Chanticleer deficit to eight. Coastal then tried an on-side kick but the... 

Chants shock No. 2 Terps amid late-season surge

For the second consecutive match, the Coastal Carolina men’s soccer team pulled an upset on the pitch and this time it was on the home field of the Maryland Terrapins, who came into the match ranked as high as second in one of the latest polls. The Chanticleers scored its lone goal, and the lone goal of the match in the 38th minute when Frantzdy Pierrot scored on an assist from Ryan Willougby. ... 

Former CCU fan favorite Gray dies in car accident

Former Coastal Carolina University standout basketball player Chad Gray was killed in a car crash Wednesday night in Charlotte, N.C. Gray was a two-time, First Team All-Big South honoree during the 2009-10 season and the 2010-11 season. “It’s a sad day for Coastal Carolina and its men’s basketball program,” Head Coach Cliff Ellis said.  “Chad loved his team and helped Coastal Carolina... 

Trio of Lady Chants sweep weekly conference honors

Coastal Carolina nearly swept the Sun Belt Conference weekly volleyball awards as the league named Leah Hardeman the Offensive Player of the Week, Sara Boothe the Setter of the Week and Sydney Alvis the Defensive Player of the Week, it was announced Monday. The trio led Coastal Carolina to a 2-0 week with a pair of wins against Appalachian State on Friday and Sunday. Hardeman averaged 6.11 kills... 

CCU shoots under par as team for top-five showing

For the ninth time in nine opportunities this season, the Coastal Carolina men’s golf team shot under par as a team, carding a 1-under 287 Sunday, and moved up one spot to finish in a tie for fifth with a 54-hole total of 853 at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate, played at the par 72, 7,147-yard Blackthorn Club at The Ridges. Coastal Carolina has finished among the top five in all three events... 

Keane injured as Coastal routed by Arkansas State

Arkansas State quarterback Justice Hansen threw five touchdowns to lead the Red Wolves to a 51-17 victory over Coastal Carolina Saturday evening at Centennial Bank Stadium. While Coastal trailed 17-7 at the halftime, the statistics were nearly even with CCU having 206 yards to the Red Wolves’ 215. But A-State scored on its first three possessions of the second half to pull away for the victory. Hansen... 

Melchor’s hat trick helps Chants upend Monarchs

Martin Melchor scored a career-high three goals in leading Coastal Carolina to a 5-2 upset win over 18th-ranked Old Dominion. It didn’t take Melchor long to start the scoring as he scored the opening goal of the match just 1:36 after the opening kick. That lead lasted almost 12 minutes until Romario Piggott scored his third goal of the season in the 14th minute to give the Chants a 2-0 lead.... 

Chants storm past Czechs in October baseball treat

Down 3-0 after four innings, the Coastal Carolina baseball team scored six runs in the fifth inning and 10 in the sixth to cruise to a 16-5 exhibition victory over the Czech Republic National Team Thursday night at Springs Brooks Stadium. Coastal Carolina pounded out 22 hits and only allowed four. Seth Lancaster led the way with three hits and Cameron Pearcey had a team-high three RBI. Pearcey... 
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