Cole Mathis (College of Charleston Athletics)


D1 Spotlight: College of Charleston fronts new-look CAA, NKU slugger shines


It’s a new era in the conference previously known as the Colonial Athletic Association. The league is still referred to as the CAA, but the ‘C’ has changed from Colonial to Coastal.

Last year the CAA was the seventh-best conference according to RPI, and the second best non-Power 5 conference behind only the Sun Belt. Northeastern led the way with the 36th-best RPI in the country followed closely by UNC Wilmington. Both teams made the NCAA Tournament, as UNCW beat Northeastern in the CAA championship to claim the league’s automatic bid while Northeastern earned an automatic bid. Neither team, however,[…]


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