Scouting Report: Vanderbilt travels to USC

The Vanderbilt Commodores (21-10, 5-7 SEC) travel to South Carolina (28-6, 8-4 SEC) with hopes of ending their SEC losing streak. Last week Vanderbilt was swept in a series at Arkansas while the Gamecocks won all three at LSU. The 'Cocks are fresh off of a stinging 12-2 mid week loss at Clemson.

South Carolina Hitting- The Gamecocks are led by hard hitting Jon Willard who has six home runs and sports a .627 slugging average. Steve Pearce leads South Carolina in home runs with nine and an impressive .670 slugging rate.

Player, Avg, HRs

Jon Willard .381, 6
Steve Pearce (photo right) .358, 9
Davy Gregg .348, 1
Michael Campbell .338, 6
Steven Tolleson .326, 2
Chris Brown .310, 4

South Carolina Pitching- Jason Fletcher headlines a tough Gamecock pitching corps. The senior is holding opponents to a .165 batting average. Fellow senior Zac McCamie has 60 strikeouts in 56 innings.

Pitching Schedule

South Carolina: Jason Fletcher (4-1, 1.59 ERA) Sr. RHP
Vanderbilt: Jensen Lewis (5-1, 1.62 ERA) Jr. RHP

South Carolina: Zac McCamie (7-1, 2.06 ERA) Sr. RHP
Vanderbilt: Ryan Mullins (3-0, 3.41 ERA) Jr. LHP

South Carolina: Aaron Rawl (6-2, 2.70 ERA) Sr. RHP
Vanderbilt: David Price (2-1, 1.49 ERA) Fr. LHP

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