four chanticleers earn all-big south honors: The Chants had four players earn All-Big South honors on the season. Senior captain Kyle Russell earned his second career first-team nod, after anchoring a defensive line that allowed 11 goals in Big South play this season, while starting all 21 contests. Forward Robert Hunter joined Russell on the first team. The junior transfer will return next season to lead the Chants offensive after finishing third in the conference in goals with 11, fourth in assists with six, and fourth in points (28). Sophomore Ross Kelly was named to the second team after finishing fourth in the Big South in shots attempted (54), while scoring five goals on the year. Freshman Carlos Recinos was named to the Big South All-Freshman squad after playing in 19 games. The
21 seconds too many; winthrop wins big south championship 4-3 in double ot: The Chants found themselves down 2-0 38 minutes into the Big South Championship game, as things looked bleak to say the least, until Head Coach Shaun Docking decided to insert the freshman duo of Tyler Miles and Carlos Recinos that he simply calls “Houston”. The move paid off, and only 24 seconds after the Eagles scored to go up 2-0, Recinos found Miles to cut the
Hunter strikes again, defeat unc
Schroeder’s goal, stingy defense downs radford 1-0 in opening round of big south tournament:
russell, kelly, hunter named to big south All-tournament team:
The Chants top three players capped off their seasons with Big South All-Tournament team honors following the 4-3 loss. Russell was the heartbeat of backline that was responsible for shutting out Radford and Winthrop.
chants wrap up regular season with pair of defeats: The Chants dropped a heartbreaker of a match against
big south tournament numbers: The Chants entered the tournament as the most successful team in tournament history, and even after falling in the championship, Docking’s still leaves as the most successful squad in tournament history. After going 2-1 in this years edition, the Chants are now 32-10-3 in 45 tournament contests, and improved to 11-4 in matches when hosting the tournament. The loss to
k. russell as reliable as they come: Kyle Russell has been a staple in the Coastal Carolina defense the past four seasons, and leaves the program tied for 8th in career matches started (74) and is one of only 10 Chants in program history to play in 78 career games.
docking in double digits: With the
nearly perfect in overtime: The overtime championship loss to Winthrop marked the first occasion this season that Coastal Carolina has lost a game that entered overtime. Prior to the 4-3 double overtime loss, the Chants were 5-0-1 in games that needed extra time to determine a winner. Additionally, five of the teams 10 wins have come in overtime.
from the stands to the starting 11 Senior midfielder Tim Pittmann and junior defender Phillip Blake had a unique season to say the least. The pair did not see any action the first 11 contests of the season, with Pittmann working his way back to form after suffering through injuries, while Blake was seeking NCAA Clearance. Missing a pair of solid players, the Chants struggled to a 4-7 mark to open the season. The pair were inserted into the starting lineup for the Oct. 19 match against
when hunter scores: The Chants finish the year with a
squeaky clean: Redshirt-sophomore goalkeeper Phillip Latham proved to be a key factor in the Big South Tournament, collecting a pair of shutouts, and ending the year with a Big South leading five clean sheets. Even more interesting is the fact that in all five clean sheets. In the five victories Coastal Carolina has struggled offensively, winning 1-0.
Hunter scores both goals on the week: Junior Robert Hunter scored both Chanticleer goals on the week ending Oct. 26. The first came in the 1-0 win over UNC Asheville, as he took a pass from back James Stapleton. Hunter lined a shot that found the top right corner of the net for the eventual game winner. Hunter’s second goal came against Radford in the 15th minute, after Radford could not clear the ball out of their defensive zone after goalkeeper Zach Roszel could not clear the ball out of the Highlander defensive end for the goal.
chants pick up two victories, extend unbeaten streak to FIVE games: The Chanticleers defeated the Presbyterian Blue Hose on Wednesday 4-2 from Coastal Carolina University Soccer Field. Junior Robert Hunter had a pair of goals on the night, while sophomore Matt Schroeder had a pair of assists in the victory. On Sunday, the Chants picked up a quality non-conference win over
if you don’t allow goals, you usually win: The Chanticleer defense, led by goalkeeper Phillip Latham, had its streak of 223 minutes without surrendering a goal snapped on Sunday by Radford in the 18th minute. The last goal the Chants had surrendered was in the 71st minute of a 2-1 loss to Gardner-Webb on Oct. 12.
hunter’s overtime goal gives chants win no. 5: Halfway into the extra period in the Oct. 19 overtime victory over High Point, freshman Tyler Miles beat a defender down the left sideline and fired a shot just inside the 18-yard box that High Point Panther goalkeeper Michael Chesler managed to stop, but couldn’t corral the rebound. Miles picked up the loose ball, and dished the ball to a streaking Robert Hunter who found the back of the net for his second “Golden Goal” on the year and fourth goal overall.
two is the magic number: Coastal
IRON CHANTS: The Chants have a trio of players in defender Kyle Russell, midfielder Matt Schroeder and forward Ross Kelly that played in and started all 21 contests for the Chanticleers this season. The 21 matches ties them at No. 1 in program history in matches started in a season along with three players.
STREAK SNAPPED: The loss against Gardner-Webb snaps a 12-game Big South Conference regular-season winning streak that dates back to a 5-2 loss against Radford on
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SWEET SKIES OF
BETTER LATE THAN NEVER: The victory against Liberty gave Coastal Carolina consecutive overtime victories for the first time since the 1998 season, where the Chants downed Clayton State (2-1) and Georgia Southern (3-2). Additionally, the four wins in overtime this year are already the most in program history.
GOALS A PLENTY:
-Entering the contest against
-The three goals marks a season high for Coastal Carolina, eclipsing the previous high of two in the 2-1 overtime victory over
RUSSELL, HUNTER NAMED TO ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM: Defender Kyle Russell and forward Robert Hunter were named to the All-Tournament Team as voted on by tournament officials. Russell was a key part in allowing only one goal against the high-powered St. Francis offense, while Hunter scored the Chants lone goal of the tournament on Sept. 7 against
RUSSELL, PHELPS, KELLY NAMED TO ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM: Defender Kyle Russell, midfielder Ross Kelly, and forward Riley Phelps were named to the UNCW/Courtyard by Marriott All-Tournament team. Russell led the defense, while Kelly had two shots and an assist. Phelps had his second goal of the season in the 2-1 victory over the 49ers on Sept. 12.
CHANTS DOWN NATIONAL POWERHOUSE
CHANTS IN THE PROS:
JOSEPH NGWENYA- ANTALYASPOR (TURKCELL SUPER LEAGUE(TURKEY)- On loan to the Super League Club from Bayern Munich, Ngwenya has a pair of goals in 10 games played this season as of 11/25.
Kheli Dube- New England Revolution (Major League Soccer)- Dube scored his first MLS goal in his first start on May 17, as well asthe winning goal in the Revs’ SuperLiga match against Santos Laguna. Dube played in 21 contests on the season, and earned 13 starts in his rookie campaign for the Revs. On
Tyler Hughes-Osters IF-(DIVISION 1 SODRA(SWEEDEN)- Hughes has played in a team high 25 matches this season, knotching 2,194 minutes, both team highs. He has two assists from his defensive position.