Team Lowco gets you caught up on the latest sports news from the South Carolina Lowcountry and introduces you to the key figures shaping the Lowco sports scene. This week, we’re talking USCB Sand Sharks basketball with associate director of athletics Genia Montford, who fills us in on the hiring process that resulted in Ron Fudala and Sharon Versyp becoming the Sand Sharks’ first hoops coaches.
Kaleb Gibson ended his collegiate baseball career in the best way imaginable — in a national championship dogpile with his North Greenville teammates who have become brothers.
When USCB announced its move to the NCAA Division II Peach Belt Conference, it was a foregone conclusion that the addition of men’s and women’s basketball programs was soon to follow. The wait was a short one.
Tyler Fox dominated with a 4-under 212, and the USCB Sand Sharks captured the team and individual titles Tuesday at the Monument Golf Oldfield Classic in Okatie.
Mackenzie Freeman came through with a sacrifice fly in the seventh inning, and USCB softball knocked off NAIA No. 10 Coastal Georgia 3-2 at home Wednesday to win the finale of a three- game series and hand the Mariners their first Sun Conference defeat after dropping both ends of a doubleheader Tuesday.
USCB softball picked up another win over a Division II opponent in dramatic fashion Wednesday, beating Georgia College 8-7 in nine innings before falling 7-4 in the rematch to split a home doubleheader.
USCB baseball bounced back with a pair of dominant offensive performances Tuesday in Hardeeville, downing Brewton-Parker 10-2 in a previously suspended game and 12-4 in a full nine-inning contest.
USCB golf put on an excellent performance against a strong NCAA Division I lineup at the Savannah Intercollegiate on Saturday and Sunday at Crosswinds Golf Club, taking sixth place out of 16 teams thanks to a 2-under 214 from Dawson Peters.
USCB softball put on an impressive all-around display against NCAA Division II Savannah State on Tuesday, sweeping the Tigers on the road 15-0 and 3-1.
USCB baseball relied on its bullpen for a hard-fought extra-inning victory Tuesday, defeating St. Andrew’s 3-2 in 10 innings.