The Massachusetts native made an immediate impact for the Chants’ defense this season, as he shattered the CCU single-season sacks record of 10.5 sacks set by consensus All-American and current Philadelphia Eagle Tarron Jackson in 2019 with 12.5 sacks in his first collegiate season this year.
The Coastal Carolina women’s basketball team fell 81-60 to the Arkansas State Red Wolves on Saturday afternoon in Jonesboro, Ark. With the loss, the Chanticleers dropped to 12-4 on the season and 2-3 in Sun Belt Conference action, while A-State improved to 10-7 overall and 3-1 in conference play with the victory.
The Coastal Carolina women’s basketball team fell 54-50 to Little Rock in Little Rock, Ark., on Thursday evening. With the loss the Chanticleers dropped to 12-3 overall and 2-2 in Sun Belt Conference action, while the Trojans improved to 6-5 on the season and 1-0 in the conference with the win.
The game was even at 59 when the Mountaineers (9-9, 3-2 Sun Belt) were able to score on an offensive rebound with to go back in front 61-59. Cole was fouled with 16 seconds left, but only managed to hit one of his two free throws to cut the lead to 61-60.
Sixteen Sun Belt student-athletes, representing 9-of-10 Sun Belt football programs, will compete in collegiate all-star games Saturday. The group includes 13 All-Sun Belt honorees from 2021, headlined by a trio of All-Sun Belt First Team performers in App State super senior offensive lineman Baer Hunter, App State super senior defensive lineman Demetrius Taylor and Coastal Carolina super senior linebacker Silas Kelly.
The South Carolina Football Hall of Fame (SCFHOF) has announced its top finalists for the recipient of the Blanchard-Rogers Trophy presented by Hale’s Jewelers, which goes out to the most outstanding collegiate player of the year that has South Carolina ties.
CONWAY, S.C. – The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers will kick off in the program’s second-ever Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) postseason bowl game on Friday, Dec. 17, as the Chanticleers (10-2, 6-2 Sun Belt) will take on the Northern Illinois Huskies (9-4, 6-2 MAC), the 2021 Mid-American Conference Champions, at the 2021 Tailgreeter Cure Bowl at Exploria Stadium in Orlando, Fla.
Sophomore forward Essam Mostafa scored a team-high 24 points and junior guard Ebrima Dibba made two free throws with one second remaining to lift Coastal Carolina to a thrilling 60-59 win over Wofford Sunday afternoon at the HTC Center.
Senior center Janeen Camp scored 16 points to lead six players in double figures as Coastal Carolina easily raced to a 116-39 win over an overmatched Wesleyan College Tuesday night at the HTC Center. The Chants improved to 8-0 on the season and set a program mark for most wins to start a season.
In averaging 24.5 points per game over the two-game period, he shot a blistering 74 percent (17-of-23) from the field and was a perfect 5-5 on his three-point attempts. He also hit 10 of his 14 free throws for 71 percent.
Senior guard Rudi Williams scored a career-high 30 points and junior point guard Ebrima Dibba made five free throws in the final 1:12 as Coastal Carolina held off Winthrop for a 74-64 win Saturday afternoon at the HTC Center.
The Chanticleers will face 14 different non-conference opponents, highlighted by contests against Purdue and Maryland of the Big Ten, Florida, and in-state foe South Carolina, along with soon-to-be Sun Belt Conference member Marshall.
Sophomore center Essam Mostafa scored 23 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and Rudi Williams scored 19 to lead Coastal Carolina to a surprisingly easy 80-56 win over in-state rival South Carolina Wednesday night at the HTC Center.
As the co-offensive coordinator in each of the last three seasons, Isaac has helped the Chants go from 5-7 in 2019 to 11-1 in 2020 and now 10-2 in 2021. In each of the past three seasons, the offense has also ranked in the top-10 nationally in all of FBS in multiple statistical categories.
A total of 11 Coastal Carolina football student-athletes in Grayson McCall, Shermari Jones, Jaivon Heiligh, Isaiah Likely, D’Jordan Strong, Enock Makonzo, Reese White, C.J. Brewer, Silas Kelly, Willie Lampkin, and Jeffrey Gunter all earned All-Sun Belt honors by Pro Football Focus
Jones ran for a career-high 211 yards and one score on the ground on 23 carries in the road win at South Alabama. Kelly led a defense that held South Alabama to -5 rushing yards. The two-time team captain finished with 8.0 tackles, one interception and a 1.0 sack.
Stewart has made an immediate impact for the Chants’ defense this season, as he shattered the CCU single-season sacks record of 10.5 sacks (Tarron Jackson 2019) with 12.5 sacks in his first collegiate season.
Highlighted by non-conference contests versus Atlantic Coastal Conference (ACC) foes Clemson, Wake Forest, NC State, North Carolina, as well as bouts versus West Virginia of the Big 12 and Illinois of the Big Ten, the Chanticleers will once again have a challenging home slate at Springs Brooks Stadium in 2022.
The Coastal Carolina football team will wrap up the 2021 regular season on Friday, Nov. 20, as the Chanticleers (9-2, 5-2 Sun Belt) will travel to Mobile, Alabama to take on South Alabama (5-6, 2-5 Sun Belt) at Hancock Whitney Stadium.
Likely has lived up to his preseason hype as one of the best tight ends in the nation, as he was recently named one of eight semifinalists for the 2021 John Mackey Award. He is second on the team with 49 catches for 795 yards and has a team-high 10 touchdown catches.