The South Carolina baseball team announced today the 2015 schedule that features 36 home games at Carolina Stadium as well as 24 games against 2014 NCAA Tournament teams. The Gamecocks open the season on Friday, Feb. 13, hosting a three-game series vs. College of Charleston.
South Carolina and Clemson will meet in a unique three-game setting for a sixth consecutive year. The series opens at Clemson on Friday, Feb. 27, shifts to the Reedy River Rivalry game at Fluor Field, home of the Greenville Drive, a minor league affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, on Saturday, and concludes at Carolina Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Continue reading
The South Carolina Gamecocks are starting up fall practice in preparation for the 2015 season. They are coming off a 44-18 overall campaign while going 18-12 in the highly competitive SEC. Continue reading
The Coastal Plain League proudly announced Michael Morrison and Gene Cone, both of the Florence RedWolves, have been named the 2014 CPL Players of the Year presented by 919 Marketing – with Morrison taking Pitcher of the Year honors and Cone earning Hitter of the Year. CPL head coaches voted on both individual awards. Continue reading
Andy Demetra of Spurs and Feathers has an excellent longform read on how a South Carolina and Florida matchup in 2011 redefined the odds. Continue reading
South Carolina 9 Campbell 0
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Behind a complete-game shutout from freshman Wil Crowe and 13 hits from the offense, top-seeded South Carolina cruised to a 9-0 victory over fourth-seeded Campbell on Sunday afternoon in an elimination game in the NCAA Columbia Regional in front of 5,986 fans at Carolina Stadium. Continue reading
Campbell 4 Old Dominion 1 (12 innings)
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Campbell scored three runs in the top of the 12th inning to top Old Dominion 4-1 Saturday in NCAA Columbia Regional action at Carolina Stadium.
The NCAA Tournament win is Campbell’s first in program history in its second trip. CU also made a NCAA Regional in 1990. Continue reading
Maryland 4 Old Dominion 3
COLUMBIA, S.C. – In its first NCAA Tournament appearance in 43 years, Maryland waited until its final at-bat to win its first tournament game since 1970. The Terps completed a come-from-behind victory with three runs in the ninth to walk-off against Old Dominion by the score of 4-3 in the opening game of the Columbia Regional Friday afternoon at Carolina Stadium. Continue reading
Wrapping up the weekend action Baylor fought back to get a massive 5-4 win over Cal State Fullerton on Sunday. After working around an error that led to two runs in the opening frame, starter Austin Stone settled in to throw six strong innings and lead the Bears to the win. Josh Michalec came on and shut the door in the 9th to earn his 6th save of the season to preserve the Bears victory. Previously dropping Friday’s game 11-0, Baylor showed impressive resolve earning back-to-back one-run wins over one of the top teams in the country. The win comes at a pivotal time for the Bears, who have played a difficult schedule thus far and begin Big 12 play next weekend against Texas Tech. Continue reading