Freshman starting pitcher Wil Crowe has built a team-leading 5-0 record in his first year with the South Carolina baseball team and, according to head coach Chad Holbrook, he’s well on his way to a spot on the Freshman All-America team.
Sophomore Evan Beal took the mound for the first time this season in Wednesday night’s 4-0 win over Coastal Carolina. For Beal, it was the final step in a long road to recovery after sitting out parts of preseason practice and the regular season due to a lingering back problem.
More than 1,000 fans looked on as the sun set behind them and the sand sprayed up as the ball hit the ground, clinching the game and giving the South Carolina sand volleyball team their first ever home win.
This weekend, the South Carolina’s men’s tennis team captured two victories to get it back on track in the SEC. Wins against Alabama on Friday and Auburn Sunday put the Gamecocks at 4-2 in the SEC and provided a spark of positive momentum.
South Carolina offensive lineman Na’Ty Rodgers was charged with disorderly conduct and consuming alcohol underage just past midnight on Sunday. The redshirt freshman has been suspended from the football team.
What do Gov. Nikki Haley, USC President Harris Pastides and Athletics Director Ray Tanner have in common? They’ve all predicted that South Carolina will beat Notre Dame for the 2014 NCAA women’s basketball championship.