Charleston Southern Buccaneers

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Charleston Southern Buccaneers
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University Charleston Southern
Conference Big South Conference
NCAA Division I
Athletic director Hank Small
Location North Charleston, South Carolina
Varsity teams 15
Football stadium Buccaneer Field
Basketball arena CSU Field House/North Charleston Coliseum
Baseball stadium Buccaneer Ballpark
Mascot Bucky the Buccaneer
Nickname Buccaneers
Colors Blue and Gold[1]
         
Website www.csusports.com

Charleston Southern Buccaneers are the athletic teams that represent Charleston Southern University. They participate in Division I of the NCAA as a member of the Big South Conference. Charleston Southern (CSU) fields varsity teams in 16 sports, 7 for Men and 9 for Women. The football team competes in the Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS), formerly I-AA.

Sports teams[edit]

CSU competes in the NCAA in the following sports:[2]

Men's Sports

Women's Sports

In 2008, CSU closed its highly successful men's tennis program to reallocate funds to other sports.[3] CSU formerly fielded a men's soccer team.

Athletic facilities[edit]

  • Buccaneer Field - home of the Football program. It opened in 1970 and has a capacity of 4,000 spectators.
  • CSU Field House - home of the Men's and Women's Basketball teams. It has a capacity of 881 spectators. It is the 2nd smallest arena in Division I basketball.
  • Buccaneer Ballpark - home of the Baseball program. It has a capacity of 1,500 spectators.

Football[edit]

Charleston Southern - Coastal Carolina Rivalry[edit]

These two schools first met on the football field in 2003 and it has been a rivalry since Charleston Southern defeated Coastal Carolina 34-27 in 2005 to win a share of the Big South Championship that Coastal had already clinched. CSU got the first shutout of the series with their 24-0 win in 2008.Since 2010 Charleston Southern has a three-game losing streak to Coastal Carolina with Coastal winning the Big South Championship and winning the automatic berth into the NCAA Playoffs after a 41-20 loss in 2012.

Coastal Carolina leads the series 8-5.

  • 2015 - Coastal @ CSU - W, 33-25
  • 2014 - CSU @ Coastal - L, 43-22
  • 2013 - Coastal @ CSU - W, 31-26
  • 2012 - CSU @ Coastal - L, 41-20
  • 2011 - Coastal @ CSU - L, 45-38
  • 2010 - CSU @ Coastal - L, 70-3
  • 2009 - Coastal @ CSU - W, 30-23
  • 2008 - CSU @ Coastal - W, 24-0
  • 2007 - Coastal @ CSU - L, 41-2
  • 2006 - CSU @ Coastal - L, 31-17
  • 2005 - Coastal @ CSU - W, 34-27 (2 OT)
  • 2004 - CSU @ Coastal - L, 56-28
  • 2003 - Coastal @ CSU - L, 48-14 (First Meeting)

Charleston Southern vs FBS Schools[edit]

Year FBS Opponent Result Opponent's Conference Opponent's Head Coach Charleston Southern's Head Coach
2016 Florida State Seminoles TBD ACC Jimbo Fisher Jamey Chadwell
2015 Alabama Crimson Tide L, 56-6 SEC Nick Saban Jamey Chadwell
2015 Troy Trojans L, 44-16 Sun Belt Neal Brown Jamey Chadwell
2014 Georgia Bulldogs L, 55-9 SEC Mark Richt Jamey Chadwell
2014 Vanderbilt Commodores L, 21-20 SEC Derek Mason Jamey Chadwell
2013 Colorado Buffaloes L, 43-10 Pac-12 Mike MacIntyre Jamey Chadwell
2012 Illinois Fighting Illini L, 44-0 Big Ten Tim Beckman Jay Mills
2011 UCF Knights L, 62-0 C-USA George O'Leary Jay Mills
2011 Florida State Seminoles L, 62-10 ACC Jimbo Fisher Jay Mills
2010 Kentucky Wildcats L, 49-21 SEC Joker Phillips Jay Mills
2010 Hawaii Warriors L, 66-7 WAC Greg McMackin Jay Mills
2009 South Florida Bulls L, 59-0 Big East Jim Leavitt Jay Mills
2009 Florida Gators L, 62-3 SEC Urban Meyer Jay Mills
2008 Miami Redhawks L, 38-27 MAC Don Treadwell Jay Mills
2008 Miami Hurricanes L, 52-7 ACC Randy Shannon Jay Mills
2007 Hawaii Warriors L, 66-10 WAC June Jones Jay Mills
2003 South Florida Bulls L, 55-7 Big East Jim Leavitt Jay Mills
2002 South Florida Bulls L, 56-6 Big East Jim Leavitt David Dowd
Charleston Southern 0 - FBS Schools 17

Men's basketball[edit]

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