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Winkler resigns as Charleston Southern head softball coach

Head Softball Coach Shane Winkler announced his resignation on Thursday afternoon after accepting the head coaching position at George Washington University. Winkler’s announcement comes following 10 years of service with the CSU Softball program that included a pair of appearances in the Big South Championship Game, as well as the program’s first NCAA Tournament berth. […]

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Volleyball receives academic award for sixth straight year

Charleston Southern was one of 163 NCAA Division I institutions honored with the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for the 2017-18 season. The award, which was initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, honors collegiate and high school volleyball teams that displayed excellence in the classroom during the school year by maintaining at […]

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Anca Dumitrescu named new head women’s tennis coach

Charleston Southern Athletic Director Jeff Barber announced that Anca Dumitrescu has been named the new head women’s tennis coach on Saturday afternoon. Dumitrescu comes to the Buccaneers with a strong coaching resume after leading championship teams at Miami University of Ohio, as well as Georgia Tech, East Tennessee State and Florida State. “I am extremely […]

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How much cardiorespiratory exercise is enough?

We all know we should exercise, but navigating the details of fitness can be confusing. Dr. Kathy Smith, CSU assistant professor of kinesiology, has the answers if you are looking to avoid disease, want to be physically fit or want to reach peak performance. She has a handy chart that explains how much cardiorespiratory exercise […]

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Baker resigns as head women’s tennis coach

After 13 years of service as the women’s tennis coach at Charleston Southern, Mike Baker announced his resignation on Monday afternoon after accepting a coaching position that allows him to develop his son and daughter’s tennis game along with working with other junior elite tennis players. Athletic Director Jeff Barber announced that a national search […]

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CSU Baseball’s Cody Smith drafted by Pittsburgh Pirates

It was a phone call that was hoped for, but unknown if it would come as Cody Smith was coaching in the North Charleston dugout on Thursday evening. The recently graduated right-handed pitcher had been checking updates throughout the day to keep up with the latest on the MLB Draft. However, as game time approached, he […]

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Alumnus donates $500,000 to baseball program

Charleston Southern University has received one of the largest donations in the school’s athletic history from one of its own. Roger Nielsen, a 1974 Baptist College at Charleston graduate and former Buccaneer catcher, committed $500,000 to the baseball program this week. The playing surface at CSU Ballpark will be named Nielsen Field to honor the […]

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Tekac and Singleton among award recipients at inaugural CHARLEYS awards

Charleston Southern junior place kicker Tyler Tekac and former CSU baseball star Chris Singleton were among those recognized last night at The Post and Courier’s inaugural CHARLEYS awards held at the Charleston Gaillard. Tekac received the Mr. Clutch Award courtesy of his timely kicking prowess in clutch situations for the CSU football team this past […]

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Athletic Training Program continues accreditation

Charleston Southern University’s Athletic Training Program recently received notification that the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) has granted it continuing accreditation for the maximum 10 years. Brian Smith, director of the athletic training program, said, “The CAATE continuing accreditation demonstrates that our program is compliant with all 109 standards and demonstrates to […]

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Hank Small announces retirement as CSU Athletic Director

Charleston Southern Athletic Director Hank Small announced Thursday morning that he will retire effective April 1, following 17 years as the head of the CSU Athletic Department.  A nationwide search will commence to find the next CSU Athletic Director.  Luke Blackmon, Vice President for Business Affairs and Athletics, will serve as the Interim A.D. beginning […]

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