Tough weekend for Coastal women’s sports squads

While the Coastal Carolina men’s soccer and football teams were celebrating their big weekend victories, the Lady Chanticleers were experiencing a different emotion.

The CCU volleyball team suffered back-to-back conference losses on Friday and Saturday, while the Lady Chants soccer squad narrowly missed out on their first win of the season by suffering a 1-0 defeat to visiting Florida Tech on Sunday.

The CCU volleyball team fell to Presbyterian by a score of 3-1 on Friday, then got swept by Winthrop on Saturday to fall to 6-10 on the season and 0-2 in Big South Conference play.

The Lady Chants 25-16, 14-25, 25-18, 25-18 to the Blue Hose. CCU freshman Lian Bernett and sophomore Meghan Laffin each had nine kills for the Chanticleers, while Lindsay Gill recorded 14 digs. Freshman Katie Martin posted a team high four blocks and sophomore Sam Skryd finished with 28 assists.

Playing in their second Big South road match in as many days, Coastal was swept by Winthrop on Saturday, 25-13, 25-19, 25-21. Martin finished the match with nine kills, two service aces, and an attacking percentage of .316 to lead Coastal.

The Lady Chants will return home for their next match on Tuesday at 6 p.m. when they face College of Charleston in Kimbel Arena.

The CCU women’s soccer squad saw its five-game home unbeaten streak snapped at five in a 1-0 loss to Florida Tech.

Despite missing out on several scoring opportunities, Coastal saw Florida Tech (6-1-0) score the eventual game-winning goal with 42 seconds remaining in the first period off the foot of Brittany Comeau.

Florida Tech finished the match with a slight 11-7 edge in shots and a 3-2 advantage in shots on goal, while Coastal owned a 3-0 margin in corner kicks.

Coastal will open the conference season on the road at Liberty on Thursday followed by a Saturday match at High Point as the Chants look to defend their Big South regular season title.

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