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This Week In Coastal Carolina Athletics: February 23 - 27

       

Feb. 23, 2012

Men's Basketball

This week: The Chanticleers (18-9, 11-5 Big South) close out the regular season with a two-game road swing starting Thursday at Liberty at 7 p.m. Coastal then travels to Lexington, Va. to face VMI on Saturday at 1 p.m.

Last week: Coastal opened the week by knocking off UNC Asheville at home, but fell to Tennessee Tech in the BracketBuster game on Saturday.

Coverage: Both games this week will be broadcasted live through the Chanticleer Sports Network and can be viewed on the Big South Network. Saturday's game against Liberty will also be shown live on ESPN3.

Women's Basketball

This week: The Chanticleers (13-11, 6-9 Big South) host Charleston Southern in its final home game of the season on Saturday at 2 p.m. Prior to the game, seniors Olivia Irick, Kira Carter, Courtney Grambley and Taylor Epley will be honored for their accomplishments and contributions to the Coastal Carolina women's basketball program.

Last week: Coastal went 1-1 on the week falling to Campbell before earning a thrilling victory over High Point on Angelica Henry's buzzer beater.

Coverage: The game will be broadcast live through the Chanticleer Sports Network and can be viewed on the Big South Network. Live stats for the contest will be available through GoCCUSports.com.

Baseball

This week: The CCU baseball team (1-2) hosts its annual Caravelle Resort's Baseball at the Beach tournament featuring the Chants, West Virginia, Virginia Tech, George Mason, N.C. State and Iowa. Coastal plays Iowa on Friday at BB&T Coastal Field at 4 p.m. The Chanticleers will also play Virginia Tech (Saturday/1p.m.) and N.C. State (Sunday/3 p.m.) at BB&T Coastal Field as part of the tournament.

Note: Due to the threat of inclement weather, PLEASE CHECK www.GoCCUSports.com for any changes to the weekend schedule. Also, this event is not part of the CCU baseball season ticket package. The price is $10 per day or $25 for a weekend pass.

Last Week: The Chants opened the season hosting the Carvelle Resort Tournament. The Chanticleers won its season opener for the seventh straight year by defeating James Madison on Friday. Coastal dropped both its games on Saturday, falling to No. 17 Virginia and Boston College.

Coverage: Live stats will be available for tournament at GoCCUSports.com.

Softball

This week: Coastal (6-3) returns home for its second home tournament of the season, as hosts of the Chanticleer Challenge. The Chanticleers will face Temple this weekend as the two play on Friday, Feb. 24 at 3:30 p.m. and on Sunday, Feb. 26 at noon. Coastal plays Sacred Heart on Friday at 5:30 p.m. and on Saturday, Feb. 25 at 1 p.m. Coastal will be playing IPFW for the first time in program history on Saturday at 11 a.m.

Last week: Coastal went 3-2 as the team traveled to Tallahassee, Fla. to compete in the Florida State Tournament. The Chants earned wins over Mercer (9-3), Florida A&M (3-0) and North Dakota State (4-2), while falling to Florida State (1-6) and North Dakota State (3-8).

Coverage: Live streaming video will be available through the Big South Network with live stats via GoCCUSports.com.

Women's Indoor Track & Field

This week: The Coastal Carolina women's indoor track & field team competes in the Big South Conference Championship in Blacksburg, Va. at the Rector Field House. The Chanticleers have won five of the Big South's eight indoor conference championships and have finished as runner-ups three times since 2004.

Last week: The Chanticleers had four athletes compete in the Gamecock Invitational at the University of South Carolina.

Coverage: Live results for the Big South Conference Championship can be found at CFPITiming.com

Men's Golf

This week: The CCU men's golf team will return to the course beginning on Sunday with the opening round of the John Hayt Collegiate hosted by North Florida. The three-day event will conclude on Tuesday.

Last week: The Chats turned in a 13th place finish at the San Diego Intercollegiate. Sebastian Soderberg led the Chanticleer with a 54-hole total of 229.

Coverage: Live scoring/results can be found at Golfstat.com. Make sure to visit GoCCUSports.com for complete recaps of each round.

Men's Tennis

This week: The Coastal Carolina men's tennis team (5-1) will play its first conference match of the year when they face Liberty on Saturday at 2 p.m.

Last week: The Chants won three matches last week without losing a game. They defeated Mount Olive (7-0), Longwood (7-0) and Richmond (4-0). Garik Yedigarian was named Big South Freshman of the Week for the second time this season.

Coverage: Make sure to visit GoCCUSports.com for full results and a complete recap of Saturday's match. Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis

This Week:
After a two week layoff the women's tennis team (3-0) returns to the court on Saturday to face Liberty at 10 a.m. at the Billy Nichols Tennis Center. The Chants will then host Wofford on Sunday at noon.

Last week: The Chants have not competed since Saturday, Feb. 11 when they blanked Western Carolina. Katie Fosnacht has been named Big South Freshman of the Week two times this year.

Coverage: Make sure to visit GoCCUSports.com for full results and a complete match recaps.