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Columbia, S.C. - The South Carolina baseball team remains ranked 10th by Collegiate Baseball and moved up two spots to 12th in the latest Baseball America poll following a 5-0 week that included wins over Brown and The Citadel as well as a three-game sweep vs. Georgia. Carolina is now 24-5 on the year and 5-4 in the SEC ...

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA

Record: 24-5
SEC Record: 5-4
18-2 in home games
5-2 in road games
1-1 in neutral games
2-4 vs. top 25 teams

Last Week: 5-0
Tuesday - 3/29 vs. Brown - W, 7-2
Wednesday - 3/30 at The Citadel - W, 4-2
Friday - 4/1 vs. Georgia - W, 7-5
Saturday - 4/2 vs. Georgia - W, 17-2
Sunday - 4/3 vs. Georgia - W, 6-1

WEEKLY NOTES:

South Carolina went 5-0 this past week with non-conference wins vs. Brown and at The Citadel as well as a three-game sweep of the Georgia Bulldogs ... The win moved Carolina to 5-4 in the SEC and one game behind the Florida Gators and Alabama Crimson Tide for first place in the conference ... Carolina has now swept the Bulldogs of Georgia in 2000, 2003 and 2005 and are 15-4 in the last 19 meetings with Georgia .... USC leads the all-time series vs. Georgia 46-36.

South Carolina's 4-2 win at The Citadel was played in front of a record-setting crowd of 5,803 fans at Riley Park, the largest attendance in the history of the Citadel.

Junior infielder Chris Brown owns a team-high 12-game hitting streak and is batting .358 on the year with four HR and 20 RBI ... Junior outfielder Michael Campbell has a career best 11-game hitting streak and is batting .360 with a team-high 28 runs scored ... Campbell and infielder Steven Tolleson have started all 29 games played by South Carolina ... Jon Willard leads the Gamecocks in hitting with a .418 batting average and has hit safely in 24 of 27 games ... Senior Steve Pearce had three HR on the week with one vs. Brown and a pair in two games vs. Georgia ... Junior outfielder Mark Stanley went 3-for-4 (career-high hits) with two runs and two RBI in Saturday's victory over Georgia as well as 2-for-3 in Sunday's game.

South Carolina's pitching staff continues to impress this season with a team ERA of 2.68 and a 24-5 record ... The Gamecock pitchers have 258 strikeouts and just 77 walks allowed in 259 innings pitched ... Senior RHP Jason Fletcher worked five 2/3 innings of relief and allowed just one infield hit and no runs with five strikeout to pick up his third win of the year in Friday's 7-5 win over Georgia ... Senior RHP Zac McCamie worked seven innings and allowed two runs on two hits with nine strikeouts to tie a season-high in Carolina's 17-2 win over Georgia ... McCamie is now 6-1 on the year with a 2.27 ERA and 54 strikeouts and 14 walks in a team-high 47 2/3 innings ... Sophomore RHP Jeff Jeffords earned his first career victory in Sunday's 6-1 win over Georgia ... Jeffords hurled a season-high five 2/3 innings with six strikeouts and one run allowed on three hits ... The sophomore also came on in relief vs. Brown and pitched five scoreless innings yielding just one hit ... In nine appearances this year, Jeffords has a ERA of 0.52 with 21 strikeouts in 17 1/3 innings pitched ... Freshman RHP Andrew Cruse earned his first career save with three innings of scoreless work in Sunday's win ... Cruse is 3-0 with a 2.49 ERA on the year.

Carolina will host The Citadel on Wednesday night before traveling to Baton Rouge, La. for a three-game series against LSU at Alex Box Stadium.

THIS WEEK:

Wednesday vs. The Citadel - 7 p.m. ET
Friday at LSU - 6:30 p.m. CT
Saturday at LSU - 2 p.m. CT
Sunday at LSU - Noon CT

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