Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers are the athletic teams that represent Coastal Carolina University. They participate in Division I of the NCAA and are a charter member of the Big South Conference. Coastal fields varsity teams in 17 sports, 8 for men and 9 for women. The football team competes in the Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS), formerly I-AA. The University regularly competes for the Sasser Cup which is the Big South's trophy for the university which has the best sports program among the member institutions. Coastal has won the Sasser Cup nine times, just ahead of rival Liberty University, which has won it eight times. Until the mid-1960s Coastal's teams were known as...