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  1. D1 Baseball Ranks Gamecock Recruiting Class No. 9 in the Country Carolina's recruiting class has been ranked by three organizations this fall. OMAHA, Neb. – The University of South Carolina baseball team's 2019 recruiting class has been selected as the ninth-best in the country by D1Baseball.com, the website announced this morning (Thursday, Dec. 19). The Gamecocks' class is now nationally ranked by three organizations after Collegiate Baseball had Carolina at No. 3 and Baseball America had the Gamecocks at No. 11. (VIEW ARTICLE)
  2. 2023 RHP Reese Marcum of Lexington committed to USC Dec. 16, 2019
  3. 2021 3B/OF/RHP Thad Ector of Tyrone, GA committed to USC Nov. 26, 2019 2021 3B/OF/RHP Thad Ector of Tyrone, GA committed to USC. Here’s the Perfect Game scouting report: Young, athletic frame featuring great size and projects well. Ran 60 yard dash in 7.22 seconds. Showed a strong arm during infield workouts firing 86 miles per hour across the infield while also showcasing smooth athletic comfortable actions with hands that work very well. With his size and arm strength he projects as a solid third base prospect. Switch hitter. From the left side he uses a upright narrow stance with a high hand set and high back elbow. His left handed swing uses a rotational pull side approach. Creates leverage and lift in his swing. Uses a very calm still stance from the right side with a very simple pull oriented swing. Also worked out from right field showing athletic actions and a strong arm topping out at 85 miles per hour from the outfield. Named to the top prospect list.
  4. 2023 INF/RHP Grant Loggins of AC Flora committed to Gamecocks Nov. 11, 2019
  5. 2021 RHP Samuel Simpson (6-1 160) of Carrollton, GA committed to USC Sunday night Oct. 21, 2019 2021 RHP Samuel Simpson (6-1 160) of Carrollton, GA committed to USC Sunday night. He also plays 3B. He was in for a visit Sunday to watch the Gamecocks scrimmage Georgia Tech. Perfect Game scouted Simpson earlier this year and issued this report: Recorded a 7.05 second 60-yard dash time. Athletic build with a good amount of projection and lots of room to fill out. Primary third baseman who fields out in front and has some carry across. Deeper arm stroke with arm strength recorded up to 85 mph. Accurate across the diamond with light footwork and smoothness to the round. Secondary righthanded pitcher with a high three-quarters arm slot and gains velocity with confidence. Ball comes out of the hand well with an easy arm stroke. Good spin on the slurvy slider and threw it for strikes. Flashed a changeup. Lefthanded hitter with a slightly open stance, high hand set, and a high back elbow. Looseness throughout with quickness to hands. Gets closed at contact and has loft to the swing. Swing projects for power at maturity.
  6. 2021 RHP/INF Owen Washburn of Webster, WI committed to USC Thursday night. Oct. 18, 2019 Perfect Game had this scouting report on Washburn following a 2018 showcase: Primary shortstop, shows quickness to footwork moving towards the ball, shows a feel for mechanics with clean and loose actions which he repeats well, fields out front and funnels into a clean arm action, gets on top of throws and shows carry across the diamond with accuracy on throws. Also pitched, simple side step into a leg lift up above belt; smooth and easy arm action through the back working to a three-quarters release point. Gets tall on backside and shows nice balance over the rubber, repeats well and ran fastball up to 83 mph, mostly true in life with command. Flashed breaking ball with 10-4 shape with short depth at 71 mph. Lefthanded hitter, begins with an even base and utilizes a hanging leg lift trigger for timing in the box, can continue to implement additional shift through lower half moving into contact. Does a nice job of staying compact with swing and shows a handle for the barrel, gets hands extended out front and can work to all fields. Has present bat speed to swing and projects moving forward with added strength.
  7. Gamecocks land 2022 RHP Eli Jerzembeck Oct. 08, 2019 Gamecocks land 2022 RHP Eli Jerzembeck of Charlotte who committed to USC.
  8. Gamecocks have picked up a baseball commitment from 2022 RHP Nicolas Yard Oct. 07, 2019 According to John Whittle of TheBigSpur, Gamecocks have picked up a baseball commitment from 2022 RHP Nicolas Yard of Erie, CO.
  9. Gamecock Recruiting Class Ranked No. 3 in the Country by Collegiate Baseball The Gamecocks bring in a top-three recruiting class for the third time in the last five years. TUCSON, Ariz. – The University of South Carolina baseball team's 2019 recruiting class has been selected as the third-best in the country by Collegiate Baseball Magazine, the publication announced this afternoon (Monday, Sept. 23). The Gamecocks' class is now nationally ranked by two publications after Baseball America had Carolina at No. 11. (VIEW ARTICLE)
  10. 2021 RHP Elijah Jones committed to Gamecocks Sept. 17, 2019 2021 RHP Elijah Jones of Peachtree City, GA committed to Gamecocks according to John Whittle of TheBigSpur.
  11. JUCO All-American infielder commits to the Gamecocks Sept. 12, 2019 The Gamecock baseball has added junior college commitment to the 2020 recruiting class as utility player David Mendham (Dorchester, Ontario/Connors State) made his pledge to the school on Monday. Mendham, a second-team NJCAA All-American, announced his commitment to the Gamecocks on Twitter on Wednesday night, just a few days after visiting the program officially over the weekend.
  12. OF/LHP Kameron Dunlap of White Knoll committed to Gamecocks Sept. 12, 2019
  13. Gamecock Baseball: America Ranks Gamecocks' Recruiting Class 11th in the Country 9/5/2019 | Baseball GCF Staff Report | From USC Sports Information DURHAM, N.C. - South Carolina baseball's recruiting class has been ranked No. 11 in the nation by Baseball America, the publication announced this afternoon (Thursday, Sept. 5). (VIEW ARTICLE)
  14. Gamecocks land a commit from 2021 OF Dariyan Pendergrass August 14, 2019 2021 OF Dariyan Pendergrass of Hartsville committed to USC Tuesday night according to the Florence Post 1 American Legion program. He’s also been a football player for the Red Foxes.
  15. RHP CJ Weins (6-3 205) of Wabash Valley JC, IL committed to Gamecocks. Last season he was 5-0 with 7 saves and an ERA of 1.32. He struck out 54 in 27.1 innings.
  16. Baseball recruiting highlights for Thursday July 04, 2019 C/INF Colin Burgess (5-10 180) of Lexington, KY committed to USC for the 2019 class. Burgess primarily is a catcher and he signed with Wichita State in November. But he got his release from this LOI after the Shockers fired head coach Todd Butler in late May. In stats compiled by MaxPreps, for his career Burgess batted .367 in 99 games with 15 home runs and 70 RBIs. His father played pro hockey and his mother played college softball. OF/IF Anthony Amicangelo of Johnson County JC, KS committed to USC. He’s a native of Washington and a former Washington State commitment. This season he earned first team junior college All-American honors after hitting .492 with 6 homers and 68 RBIs. He missed most of the 2018 season after suffering a torn labrum in his shoulder.
  17. Gamecocks add an outfielder to 2019 recruiting class July 03, 2019 Wednesday, junior college outfielder Anthony Amicangelo posted on his Twitter account that he has committed to the Gamecocks. Amicangelo was committed to Washington State but former head coach Marty Lees was fired after his fourth season with the program after the completion of the 2019 season. At that time, Amicangelo was released from his National Letter of Intent and reopened the recruiting process. The 5-foot-10, 205-pounder played one season at Johnson County Community College. This past season, he hit .492 in 55 games played with six home runs and 68 RBIs. He also scored 62 runs and stole nine bases.
  18. 2022 INF Keegan Knutson of Janesville, WI committed to USC. Perfect Game wrote this review of Knutson following a 2018 showcase: Primary shortstop, takes short steps to the baseball, hands play out in front, full arm action getting on top of throws into release, average arm strength with throws around the bag, topped out at 77 mph across the diamond. Secondary righthanded pitcher, pitches exclusively out of the stretch, long arm action up to a 3/4 arm slot, short stride down the mound, could utilize lower half more into delivery for added arm strength, lands closed. Fastball topped out at 74 with occasional life, curveball has 12-to-6 shape. Also took reps in the outfield and did so well, fields the baseball out in front coming through the ball with good energy, quick feet and and releases the baseball quickly, topped out at 81 mph from the outfield with plenty of accuracy to the bag. Righthanded hitter, very spread out stance with a high hand set to start, leg lift trigger, steep downhill plane to the baseball, gets the bat head out to a flat plane, showed some barrel ability up the middle, creates some bat speed but could loosen the swing some for more improved pop USC signee OF James Nix, a 35th round pick of the Astros, decided to sign with Houston according to John Whittle of the TheBigSpur.
  19. 2022 INF Keegan Knutson of Janesville, WI committed to Gamecocks June 29, 2019
  20. He's played Catcher and DH for SoMiss - he has a career .320 batting average in 125 games and 403 at-bats, with 18 homeruns and 93 RBI. Last season was his best, with a .341 BA, 11 HRs, and 51 RBIs in 54 games, 50 of them starts. Southern Miss went 40-21 this past season, and 20-10 in the C-USA. The Golden Eagles played in the Baton Rouge Regional this season, beating Arizona State 15-3 and 13-12, but lost to LSU 8-4 and then 6-4 in the final round... Looks like we'll have the Catcher's position, 1B, 3B, and Designated Hitter spots all nicely covered for 2020, with Berryhill, Clarke, Beaver, and now Bowen part of the team....
  21. Southern Miss grad transfer catcher Bryant Bowen commits to USC. Last season he hit .341 with 11 home runs and 51 RBIs.
  22. TheBigSpur reports UCF grad transfer catcher Dallas Beaver has committed to USC Gamecocks June 19, 2019 The South Carolina baseball program added an experienced college hitter who has put up big numbers at another major program. UCF graduate transfer Dallas Beaver committed to the Gamecocks over the weekend when he was on a visit to see the program. Beaver played and started all 58 games for the Golden Knights last season and hit .316 with 12 home runs, 44 walks and 56 RBIs. He played all over the field starting 23 games at catcher, 16 at first base, 10 at third base and nine as the team’s designated hitter. In conference play, he hit .295 for the Golden Knights. He also recorded a team-best 18 multi-RBI games. (VIEW FULL ARTICLE) 247SPORTS FREE
  23. OF James Nix of the College of Central Florida committed to USC Friday June 01, 2019 OF James Nix of the College of Central Florida committed to USC Friday. This season he batted .462 with 9 homers and 48 RBIs. He also stole 24 bases. He was named the player of the year in his league.

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