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home : sports : collegiate September 15, 2014 

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McKay named Director of Men's Basketball Operations

CLEMSON, S.C. — Lucas McKay has been named director of men’s basketball operations for the Tigers. He replaces Dick Bender, who has moved into an assistant coaching position with the College of Charleston.

Monday, September 15, 2014

ESPN to televise South Carolina - Missouri game
Columbia, S.C. – The South Carolina-Missouri football game, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 27 will kick at 7 p.m. ET and will be televised nationally on ESPN, it was announced by the league office today.

(click on the title to see the SEC lineup for Saturday, Sept 27th...)

Monday, September 15, 2014

Gamecocks Rise in National Polls
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Buoyed by a 38-35 win over sixth-ranked Georgia, the South Carolina Gamecocks (2-1, 1-1 SEC) climbed several notches in both national polls released today. The Gamecocks rose 10 spots in the Associated Press poll to No. 14 and climbed seven spots in the Amway Coaches’ poll to No. 16.
Monday, September 15, 2014

Lander women's soccer defeats Saint Leo, 3-1

The Lander women's soccer team got three goals from three different players Sunday afternoon and defeated Saint Leo, 3-1, in a non-conference game at the Jeff May Complex.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Bullock pounds out 18 kills in Erskine victory over Brevard
Columbus, Ga. – Senior Caitlin Bullock (Lexington, SC, White Knoll High School) exploded for a season-high 18 kills as the Erskine Flying Fleet deflated previously unbeaten the Tornado of Brevard College 3 to 0 (25-11, 26-24, 25-23) this afternoon in the first game of the Columbus State Invitational Volleyball Tournament at the Lumpkin Center.
Sunday, September 14, 2014

Lander volleyball sets school record with wins over King, Tusculum

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. - The Lander volleyball set a school-record for the best start ever Saturday when the Bearcats improved to 8-0 on the season after defeating King College, 3-1, and Tusculum College, 3-0, at the Pioneer Classic. Both the 1999 and 2009 teams had 6-0 starts.

Sunday, September 14, 2014

No. 12 Lander men's soccer fell to Lees-McRae, 3-0

BANNER ELK, N.C. – The No. 12-ranked Lander men’s soccer team suffered its first loss of the season Saturday when the Bearcats fell to Lees-McRae, 3-0, in a non-conference game.

Sunday, September 14, 2014

No. 24 South Carolina Knocks Off No. 6 Georgia
COLUMBIA, S.C. – After inclement and stormy weather in the Columbia area caused an hour and 26-minute delay to the start of the game, lightning struck as No. 24 South Carolina took down No. 6 Georgia, 38-35, on a rain-soaked evening at Williams-Brice Stadium. After Georgia kicker Marshall Morgan missed his second field goal of the night with 4:24 left on the clock, the Gamecocks were able to run out the clock as senior quarterback Dylan Thompson narrowly converted on a fourth-and-one at midfield with 1:26 left in the game.
Sunday, September 14, 2014

No. 12 Lander men's soccer defeats North Greenville, 3-0

TIGERVILLE - The No. 12-ranked Lander men's soccer team got goals from three different players Wednesday night to lead the Bearcats to a 3-0 non-conference victory over North Greenville.

Lander remains unbeaten at 2-0, while the Crusaders drop to 0-2.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Moore and Erskine win AU Invitational
Anderson, S.C. – Erskine's Rachel Moore (Lexington, SC, Lexington High School) shot a three over par to win the Anderson University Invitational Golf Tournament and lead the Erskine Flying Fleet to a 1st place finish in the 8-team tourney field at Cobbs Glen Country Club (5,940 yards, Par 72).  It is the second year in a row that Erskine and an Erskine golfer has won the tournament.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Erskine dominates AU Invitational with 4 Top 10 finishes
Anderson, S.C. – The Erskine Flying Fleet had four golfers finish in the Top 10 to win the 7-team Anderson University Invitational held at Cobb's Glen Country Club (7,005 yards, Par 72).

The Flying Fleet shot a blistering tournament-best 284 today to cruise to an 11 shot victory over second place Queens University.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Lander's Julia Ferreira-Alves named PBC Volleyball Specialist of the Week

Lander's Julia Ferreira-Alves, a junior defensive specialist from Knoxville, Tenn., was selected the season's first Peach Belt Conference Specialist of the Week it was announced today by the PBC office.

In season-opening games last week, Ferreira-Alves helped lead Lander to a 4-0 record by averaging 20.5 digs per game. She ended the week with 82 digs (6.83 per set).

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Scott ACC Receiver of the Week
Clemson, S.C. - Clemson freshman receiver Artavis Scott has been named ACC Receiver of the Week.  Scott joins Charlie Whitehurst (2002 vs. Duke), James Davis (2005 vs. South Carolina) and Sammy Watkins (2011 vs. Auburn, Florida State and Maryland) as Tiger freshmen who were honored for ACC weekly awards other than Rookie of the Week in the last 15 years.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Three Tennis Players Earn Preseason ITA Rankings, Earn Invites to All-American

CLEMSON, S.C. – Three Clemson women’s tennis players were ranked in the preseason Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) poll announced Monday.

Senior Romy Koelzer is the highest ranked Tiger in singles at No. 23, the highest ranking of her career. Senior Beatrice Gumulya is ranked No. 62 and junior Tristen Dewar is No. 95.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Gamecock Kicker Earns Recognition for Effort Against ECU
COLUMBIA, S.C. - University of South Carolina sophomore placekicker Elliott Fry has been selected as the SEC Special Teams Player of the Week for his efforts in the Gamecocks’ 33-23 win over East Carolina on Saturday.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Lander volleyball triumphs over Shorter, Mount Olive

FLORENCE - The Lander women's volleyball team stretched their season-opening record to 4-0 Saturday when the Bearcats defeated Shorter, 3-0, and Mount Olive, 3-0, at the Francis Marion Invitational.

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Lander women's soccer battles Belmont Abbey to 1-1 tie

Sydney Thompson and Kimberly Kesler scored one goal each Saturday night to lead the Lander women’s soccer to a 2-2 deadlock in double-overtime against Belmont Abbey in a non-conference game at the Jeff May Complex.

Sunday, September 7, 2014

No. 13 Lander men's soccer edges Lenoir-Rhyne, 2-1
Sunday, September 7, 2014

Men's XC Team finishes 10th in Eye Opener
Spartanburg, S.C. – The Erskine Flying Fleet began their season with a 10th place finish in the 17 team field of the Eye Opener hosted by the University of South Carolina – Upstate at the Roger Millikin Center.
Saturday, September 6, 2014

Rhodes leads Women's XC at Eye Opener
Spartanburg, S.C. – Senior Marlee Rhodes (Williamston, SC, Palmetto High School) led the Erskine Women's Cross Country Team to an 11th place finish in the 18-team field of the Eye Opener hosted by USC-Upstate at the Roger Milliken Center.
Saturday, September 6, 2014

Lander volleyball opens with wins over Mars Hill, Erskine

The Lander volleyball team opened the season 2-0 Friday when the Bearcats downed Mars Hill, 3-0, and Erskine College, 3-0, in their season-opening matches at the Francis Marion Invitational.

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Lander women's soccer opens with 2-0 win at Erskine

DUE WEST - The Lander women's soccer claimed a 2-0 non-conference victory over Erskine College Thursday night in a season-opening game that was called due to lightning in the 81st minute.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Gamecocks Topped by Texas A&M, 52-28

COLUMBIA, S.C. – No. 9 South Carolina saw its 18-game home winning streak end tonight to No. 21 Texas A&M, 52-28 at Williams-Brice Stadium in the first-ever meeting between the two teams.  Aggie sophomore quarterback Kenny Hill passed for a school record 511 yards and three touchdowns. Senior quarterback Dylan Thompson threw for 366 yards and four touchdowns and senior wide receiver Nick Jones had a career-high 113 yards receiving and two touchdowns.


Saturday, August 30, 2014

Lander women's soccer picked fifth in preseason Peach Belt poll

The Lander women's soccer team was picked to finish fifth of 12 teams in the Peach Belt Conference this season according to a preaseason coaches poll that was released yesterday Aug. 26.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Lander men's soccer picked second in Peach Belt preseason coaches' poll

The Lander men's soccer team received one first-place vote and was picked to finish second this season in the Peach Belt Conference's preseason poll released today (Aug. 25) by the league office. The poll was voted on by the PBC's 10 head coaches.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Lander's Tarryn Angermeier named to preseason All-Peach Belt volleyball team

Lander's Tarryn Angermeier, a junior from Spartanburg, S.C., was named to the preseason All-Peach Belt Conference volleyball team it was announced this afternoon (Aug. 22) by the PBC office. The team is voted on by the league's head coaches.


Monday, August 25, 2014

Lander's Casey Black named to preseason All-PBC women's soccer team

Lander women's soccer player Casey Black, a senior midfielder from Moore, S.C., was named to the 2014 preseason All-Peach Belt Conference team it was announced by the PBC office today (Aug. 21). The team was voted on by the league's head coaches.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Gamecock Club announces Commemorative Brick Program At Williams-Brice Stadium

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The University of South Carolina Gamecock Club has announced a Commemorative Brick Program, which features a limited number of customizable brick pavers available for purchase at the soon-to-be constructed Springs Brooks Plaza at Williams-Brice Stadium. The engraved bricks will be displayed beginning with the 2015 football season.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Lander's Nielsen named to preseason All-PBC men's soccer team

GREENWOOD – Barrett Nielsen, a junior goalkeeper on the Lander men's soccer team, was named to the 2014 preseason All-Peach Belt Conference team it was announced by the PBC office today (Aug. 20). The team was voted on by the league's head coaches.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Clemson Running Back Zac Brooks Out for Season
Clemson, S.C.—Clemson junior running back Zac Brooks, Clemson’s top returning rusher from last season,  suffered a foot injury Monday night in practice and will be lost for the season.   

“Zac was having an outstanding camp and was ready for a terrific year,” said Head Coach Dabo Swinney.  “The plan is for Zac to sit out this year due to the injury and come back next year as a red-shirt junior. This is a big loss because he is such a reliable player in all phases of the game.  He knows the offense inside and out.”

Thursday, August 21, 2014

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