Sports Features


Player Spotlight: Nicholas Jeausseran, from the French Riviera to the American Dream

On Tuesday evening, not long after Anthony Martial, Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco and Layzin Kurzawa – three of his ex-teammates – tasted Champions League action respectively with Manchester United, Atletico Madrid and PSG, France’s Nicholas Jeausseran had no room for regrets or nostalgia. Recruited out of the AS Monaco reserve to play for the College of Charleston…


Senior Spotlight: Tyler Wood, sprinting through the finish line

During the fall season, CisternYard Sports will feature a weekly story on a different student athlete at the College of Charleston that our sports staff thinks you should know. This week, we highlight Tyler Wood from the men’s cross country team. Like plenty of children, Tyler Wood played almost every sport growing up. Even though…


Charleston sailing’s Clerc Cooper readies for singlehanded national championship

For an example of how the love of a sport can lead kids to future success, look no further than College of Charleston senior sailor, Clerc Cooper. Cooper, an All-American honorable mention in 2014, is one of five Charleston sailors heading to the ICSA Singlehanded National Championships in Bellingham, Wash. on Nov. 8-9, but she…


Senior Spotlight: men’s soccer forward Troy Peterson hopes to spark late season run

Coaches love consistency and production, and men’s soccer senior forward Troy Peterson has been a mainstay in the Cougars’ starting lineup since coming to the College of Charleston. This season, he was rewarded for his efforts, as he and fellow senior Daan Brinkman are co-captains the 40th anniversary team. Peterson had a decorated high school…


Senior Spotlight: Cara Howley kicks off stellar final season for Charleston volleyball

The College of Charleston volleyball team has a long and storied tradition. After experiencing much success over the past several years, the school has attracted the best of the best when it comes to volleyball talent. Senior Cara Howley is no exception. Howley, however, has a unique story about how she got to her spot…


Senior Spotlight: Trish Rein’s journey from walk-on to anchor for Charleston women’s cross country

Each week throughout the fall, CisternYard Sports will be featuring a senior athlete at the College of Charleston who has made an impact on his or her respective team. This week, we sat down with Trish Rein from the women’s cross country team. Arriving as a freshman at the College of Charleston, Trish Rein was…

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