South Carolina ranked No. 4 in Collegiate Baseball & Baseball America Polls Columbia, S.C. - South Carolina baseball (19-2) begins a nine-game road swing on Tuesday night at 7 p.m. traveling to Spartanburg, S.C. to face Wofford (8-7) in the dedication game of Russell C. King Field. The Gamecocks are ranked No. 4 in the latest Baseball America and Collegiate Baseball polls. South Carolina will start junior RHP Zac McCamie (1-0, 2.31 ERA) with junior LHP Chris Clark (1-0, 4.70 ERA) on the mound for the Terriers.
Tuesday night's game vs. Wofford is the first of three games vs. the Terriers this season for South Carolina. The Gamcocks will also play Wofford on Wednesday, April 28 at 7 p.m. and on Wednesday, May 19 at 7 p.m., both games to be played in Columbia. The game scheduled for March 24 in Columbia has been cancelled and will not be made up. South Carolina leads the series vs. Wofford 57-21-1 including a 15-0 record under head coach Ray Tanner. The Gamecocks defeated Wofford in all three games last season. Live Gametracker stats will be available at GAMECOCKINSIDER.COM.
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Record: 19-2, 1-2(Southeastern Conference) (3-2 vs. rank Top 25)
18-2 home games ? 0-0 neutral site … 1-0 on the road
Last Week: 2-2
Tuesday … 3/16 vs. Davidson -- W, 10-1
Friday … 3/19 vs. LSU -- L, 6-3 (11 innings)
Saturday … 3/20 vs. LSU -- W, 12-5
Sunday … 3/21 vs. LSU --- L, 12-7
South Carolina finished the week 2-2 with a win vs. Davidson and one of three wins vs. top
ranked LSU in the first SEC series of the season … Senior catcher Landon Powell finished
the week with a .556 batting average (10-for-18) with three doubles, a triple, two HR and 11
RBI … Powell tied a season-high with four hits Friday vs. LSU and finished with a season-
high five RBI in Saturday's win vs. LSU including a three-run HR … Powell owns a 17-game
hitting streak and leads the team with 13 multi-hit games on the year as well as a .420 batting average, five HR and 27 RBI … The three doubles for Powell on the week brought his season
total to a team-high nine and moved him into a tie for second on the USC All-Time List with 53
in his career … Powell, senior INF Bryan Triplett, junior OF Brendan Winn and sophomore OF
Michael Campbell have started and played all 21 games this season for South Carolina …
Junior INF Steve Pearce went 3-for-3 with two walks and a HR in Sunday's loss vs. LSU,
Pearce is batting .405 on the year with 11 HR and 32 RBI … The Gamecock pitching staff
currently owns 237 strikeouts and just 27 walks in 190 innings pitched on the year … Junior
RHP Aaron Rawl improved to 5-0 on the season with a victory in Saturday's 12-5 win vs.
LSU, Rawl has worked a team-high 37.0 innings pitched and owns 31 strikeouts, four walks
and a 2.43 ERA … Junior LHP Matt Campbell's scoreless inning streak on the season ended
at 28 2/3 innings with a home run from LSU with no outs in the top of the second inning,
Campbell is 4-1 with a 1.74 ERA and 48 strikeouts and three walks in 31 innings pitched …
South Carolina begins a nine-game road swing this week traveling to Wofford on Tuesday
night and to Fayetteville, Ark. for a three-game series vs. Arkansas.
Tuesday: at Wofford -- 7 p.m.
Friday: at Arkansas -- 6:30 p.m. CT
Saturday: at Arkansas -- 2:05 p.m. CT
Sunday: at Arkansas -- 12:35 p.m. CT
Gamecocks Ranked 4th In Both Polls
Gamecock Anthem Top Stories
Updated Scout 300 Trend Meter For 2017The updated Scout 300 Trend Meter for the 2017 class takes a look at which schools are trending for each uncommitted member in the Scout 300.
Scout FootballTuesday at 5:40 AM
SEC Recruiting NotebookNews, notes and recruiting scoop out of the SEC...
Scout FootballMonday at 6:00 AM
New Head Coaches Mid-Season ReportThere were a lot of college football head coaching changes before this season. Let's take a look at how a few have fared so far this season.
Scout's Top 25 Recruiting ClassesScout has a new top school in the recruiting rankings. Take a look at capsules for the top 25 classes in the country, including a new number one.