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Welcome Class of 2018!

15 August 2014 | 12:15 pm By:

The College of Charleston welcomes the Class of 2018 starting August 15, 2014 and you might even recognize some of them.

RELATED: Learn more fun facts about the Class of 2018.

Remember the guy who caught Lee Westwood’s flying golf ball at the U.S. Open (and made ESPN’s Top 10 Plays of the Day)? He’s now a Cougar.

Do you know the names John and Edward Rutledge (think Rutledge Street and Rutledge House)? One of their decendants is a member of #CofC2018.

RELATED: Classes start August 19, 2014. See other important dates during the fall semester.

Here are some other fun facts:

  • The most popular birthday is December 20, 1995.
  • The most common names that males and females share are Hunter, Jordan and Logan.
  • Wando High School is sending more students than any other school in the nation (88).
  • One incoming freshman is the 14th person in her family to attend the College of Charleston.

Most popular S.C. hometowns:

  • Mt. Pleasant
  • Charleston
  • Columbia
  • Summerville
  • Greenville
  • Myrtle Beach

Most popular out-of-state hometowns:

  • Charlotte, N.C.
  • Atlanta, Ga.
  • New York, N.Y.
  • Potomac, Md.
  • Greensboro, N.C.
  • Basking Ridge N.J.

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