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Athletics

The College of Charleston is home to 22 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the Colonial Athletic Association.

Coed and Women’s Sailing

  • Leonard M. Fowle Trophy (awarded annually to the best overall collegiate team in the nation) recipients 1986, 1988, 1998, 2007 and 2012
  • Overall national champions 1986, 1988, 1998 and 2007
  • Sloop national champions 1991, 1992, 1999, 2003, 2006 and 2007
  • Team race national champions 2012
  • Men’s singlehanded national champions 1988, 1990, 1991, 2009 and 2012
  • Women’s singlehanded national champions 2006
  • Women’s dinghy national champions 2006 and 2010
  • Coed dinghy national champions 1986, 2006, 2007 and 2013

Volleyball

  • Southern Conference champions 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012
  • Eight NCAA Tournament appearances in 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2013
  • Colonial Athletic Association champions in 2013

Sand Volleyball

  • Kicked off its inaugural season with a trip to the AVCA National Championship in 2012

Baseball

  • Southern Conference champions 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2012
  • Five baseball players were signed by MLB teams in 2012, including 57 since 2001
  • Six NCAA Regional appearances in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2012 and 2014
  • Two NCAS Super Regional appearances in 2006 and 2014
  • 2014 Colonial Athletic Association champions  

Women's Basketball

  • Three WBI appearances in 2010, 2013 and 2014

Men’s Basketball

  • Upset No. 9-ranked and defending national champion North Carolina in 2010
  • Andrew Goudelock was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2011 NBA Draft and played in 40 regular-season games during his rookie campaign and four contests during the 2012 NBA Playoffs
  • Southern Conference champions 1999 and 2011
  • Four NCAA Tournament appearances in 1994, 1997, 1998 and 1999
  • Four NIT appearances in 1995, 1996, 2003 and 2011

Women’s Tennis

  • Trans America Athletic Conference champions 1996
  • Southern Conference champions 2003, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013
  • Six NCAA Tournament appearances in 2003, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013

Men’s Tennis

  • Southern Conference champions 2003, 2010, 2011 and 2012
  • Two NCAA Tournament appearances in 2003 and 2012

Softball

  • Southern Conference champions 2005
  • One NCAA Regional appearance in 2005

Men’s Swimming and Diving

  • Coastal Collegiate Swim Association Conference champions 2008, 2009 and 2012

Equestrian

  • 24 Intercollegiate Horse Show Association National Championship appearances
  • IHSA Zone 5 champions 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014
  • 16 individual national champions

Men’s Golf

  • Southern Conference champions 2002
  • Four NCAA Regional appearances in 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2014
  • 2013 Southern Conference Tournament Individual Champion Josh Lorenzetti
  • 2014 Colonial Athletic Association Conference champions 

Women’s Golf

  • Southern Conference champions 2006
  • Five NCAA Regional appearances in 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2014
  • 2014 Colonial Athletic Association Conference champions 

Men's Soccer

  • Trans America Athletic Conference champions 1993, 1994, 1995 and 1996
  • Southern Conference champions 2004 and 2010
  • Five NCAA Tournament appearances in 1994, 1995, 1996, 2004 and 2010

Women's Track and Field

  • 18 Southern Conference Individual Champions
  • Three NCAA Championships Qualifiers in Chakosha Lance, Emily Smith and Dena O’Brien

Former men’s and women’s basketball head coaches, Bobby Cremins and Nancy Wilson, logged more than 500 victories in their careers prior to their retirement at the end of the 2011-12 season. Recently, Earl Grant and Candice M. Jackson were named as men's and women's head basketball coaches, respectively. Along with the women’s volleyball team, their squads play at home in the 5,100-seat TD Arena, which has hosted 19 all-time sellout crowds for men's basketball games since its opening in 2008.

Of course, not everyone attending the College of Charleston will play on a Division I NCAA athletic team, but you can participate in any of two dozen intramural and club sports from Aikido to Ultimate Frisbee. For additional information on College of Charleston sports, as either a spectator or a participant, follow the links below: