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home : sports : collegiate August 28, 2014 

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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

Clemson Athletics Introduces Google Business View for Death Valley

Clemson, S.C. — Clemson Athletics announced today a partnership with Google to provide the 360-degree, comprehensive Business View technology for legendary Memorial Stadium. With the new technology, Clemson becomes the first college athletic department to provide a comprehensive Google Business View facility tour to its fans and recruits.


Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Women's Basketball Launches 2014-15 Season Theme
COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina women’s basketball head coach Dawn Staley announced today that her team will play its 2014-15 season under the theme “one.” In her seventh season at the helm, the Naismith Hall of Famer annually develops a theme for both her team and its fans to rally around for the season.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Erskine taps Tallman to be next Men's Volleyball Coach
Due West, S.C. – The Erskine Flying Fleet have hired Cole Tallman to be their next Head Men's Volleyball Coach according to Mark Peeler, Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics.

 While Tallman comes to Erskine from Vernon College in Vernon, Texas, Tallman is no stranger to Conference Carolinas having coached at both the University of Mount Olive and Anderson University.  At UMO Tallman directed his team to four conference championships and two runner-up finishes.  Tallman's coaching resume also includes 791 career wins and 16 Coach of the Year honors.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Lander men's basketball signs 6-10 Danish player

Denmark native Asger Hjorth has signed a National Letter of Intent to continue his basketball career at Lander University announced Bearcat head coach Jeff Burkhamer today.

Hjorth, a 6-10, 230-pound post player from Kongens Lyngby, was recently a member of the Danish Under-20 team which won the Nordic Championship.


Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Scholarship created honoring two Lander baseball players who made comebacks from incredible odds

This year, Jay Robinson and Tyler Wilson helped Lander University’s baseball team to the Peach Belt Conference regular season and tournament titles and the NCAA Division II Southeast regional championship. That qualified the team to play in the Division II College World Series in North Carolina in May for the first time in the program’s history. Their amazing stories have prompted an anonymous donor to create a scholarship at Lander in their names.


Thursday, July 10, 2014

Lander men's basketball signs Arizona prep standout Marco Morales

Lander head men's basketball coach Jeff Burkhamer today announced the signing of Marco Morales, a 6-1 guard from Chandler, Ariz., to a National Letter of Intent for the 2014-15 season.


Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Peeler Elevated to Vice-President of Intercollegiate Athletics
Erskine College announced today that athletics director Mark Peeler has been elevated to Vice-President for Intercollegiate Athletics. The announcement comes on the heels of Erskine's finest year in athletics as a NCAA Division II member with record success in the classroom and on the playing fields, along with the largest student-athlete population in school history anticipated this fall.
Thursday, July 3, 2014

Lander volleyball signs two recruits for 2014-15

Lander volleyball coach Ashley Stathas announced the signing of two student-athletes for the 2014-15 season.

The signees are Alison Kirk, a 5-8 setter from Glynn Academy in Brunswick, Ga., and Corrie Sherer, a 5-9 outside hitter from South Point High School in Rock Hill, S.C.


Friday, June 20, 2014

Former Miss S.C. Ali Rogers selected for College Football Playoff internship

CLEMSON — Ali Rogers is no stranger to pressure situations. After all, the 22-year-old Clemson University communications studies major has had a large portion of her life played out in the public eye — particularly last year, when she was first runner-up in the 2013 Miss America Pageant.


Thursday, June 19, 2014

Three Lander men's tennis players earn All-American honors

Lander's Oscar Axelsson, Adam Jonsson and Vincent Verpeaux were named NCAA Division II All-Americans based on their final national rankings it was announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.


Thursday, June 19, 2014

Lander's Patrick Grady taken by Tampa Bay in 33rd round of MLB draft
Patrick Grady took Lander up on the only scholarship offer he received coming out of high school and after earning just about every award possible, the right fielder from Pompano Beach, Fla. was selected today in the 33rd round of the Major League Baseball draft by Tampa Bay.
Sunday, June 8, 2014

Lander Athletics places third in PBC Commissioner's Cup Standings

The Lander Athletic Department placed third of 14 college and universities in the 2013-14 Peach Belt Conference Commissioner’s Cup it was announced recently by the league office.


Friday, June 6, 2014


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