You wouldn’t have known it was a scrimmage had you looked into the crowd and gazed at the mass of people who all turned out to support the Gamecock volleyball team Saturday.
Will Murphy has acquired a skill that is very important to achieve success in golf: a short memory. Just a few months ago at the NCAA men’s golf championship, the then-junior was in a solid position to lead the Gamecocks to qualify for the match play portion of the championship.
Hopping on any bandwagon seems to get a bad rap nowadays. Maybe Miami Heat fans are to blame, or maybe those on the wagon no longer want to share the glory with new arrivals. But what if someone gets on the bandwagon, climbs to the front and steers it to new heights?
South Carolina men’s soccer team suffered a 1-0 defeat to the Phoenix in Tuesday’s exhibition game against Elon,. But it was the scene off the field, and more specifically wrapped around it, that made the most headlines on the day.
If the Gamecocks’ 7-7-5 record from a year ago strikes you as unimpressive, head coach Mark Berson thinks you should look again. A quartet of road losses to open up the season paired with a number of key injuries threw much of Berson’s freshman class into the fire early in the year. But he thinks the team is better for it. “We got off to a slow start, but I think what I was most pleased about with the group last year was their mental toughness,” Berson said.
I love college football. I really do. Waking up to watch College Gameday and spending the afternoon watching football with my dad are some of the best memories I have from my childhood.
South Carolina’s volleyball roster is top heavy with players who have one or less years of collegiate playing experience. Most got their first taste of SEC volleyball last season in the midst of a 12-19 (3-15 SEC) effort, while others were still in high school. On top of that, the Gamecocks lost senior outside hitter Juliette Thevenin to graduation.