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  1. Gamecock Kerry Adds Third Freshman All-America Honor 6/13/2019 | Baseball | From USC Sports Information | GCF Staff Report CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - University of South Carolina freshman righthanded pitcher Brett Kerry has been named a Second Team Freshman All-American by Perfect Game, it was announced this morning (Thursday, June 13). It was the first Perfect Game Freshman All-America honor for the Gamecocks since Carlos Cortes was on the team in 2017. Kerry, who also was named to the Freshman All-SEC team and was a Freshman All-American by both Collegiate Baseball and the NCBWA, ended his rookie season with a 4-1 record and a 2.62 ERA while recording seven saves in 22 appearances, including two starts. He held opponents to a .200 batting average and had 65 strikeouts in 58.1 innings pitched. In the SEC, Kerry was 2-1 with a 2.95 ERA with four saves and 39 strikeouts in 42.2 innings. The freshman helped the Gamecocks get into the SEC Tournament after striking out four and allowing just five hits and two runs in 6.1 innings in a win over No. 5 Mississippi State. Kerry was a two-time SEC Freshman of the Week (March 4, May 13). He had seven strikeouts in 3.1 innings pitched in a win over Clemson on March 1 and had saves in back-to-back wins against Kentucky on May 10 and 11. He pitched in three innings or more in 10 appearances, including a career-high 6.1 in the regular-season finale vs. Mississippi State. South Carolina has now had three Perfect Game Freshman All-Americans - Kerry, Cortes and Max Schrock (2013).
  2. Baseball 6/10/2019 Kent Reichert | From USC Sports Information | GCF Staff Report Kerry Earns NCBWA First Team Freshman All-America Honor The freshman adds this honor to the SEC All-Freshman Team and the Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-America list. LYNCHBURG, Va. – University of South Carolina freshman righthanded pitcher Brett Kerry has been named a First Team Freshman All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA), it was announced this afternoon (Monday, June 10). It was the first NCBWA Freshman All-America honor for the Gamecocks since Carlos Cortes was on the team in 2017. Kerry, who also was named to the Freshman All-SEC team and was a Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American, ended his rookie season with a 4-1 record and a 2.62 ERA while recording seven saves in 22 appearances, including two starts. He held opponents to a .200 batting average and had 65 strikeouts in 58.1 innings pitched. In the SEC, Kerry was 2-1 with a 2.95 ERA with four saves and 39 strikeouts in 42.2 innings. The freshman helped the Gamecocks get into the SEC Tournament after striking out four and allowing just five hits and two runs in 6.1 innings in a win over No. 5 Mississippi State. Kerry was a two-time SEC Freshman of the Week (March 4, May 13). He had seven strikeouts in 3.1 innings pitched in a win over Clemson on March 1 and had saves in back-to-back wins against Kentucky on May 10 and 11. He pitched in three innings or more in 10 appearances, including a career-high 6.1 in the regular-season finale vs. Mississippi State. South Carolina has now had four NCBWA Freshman All-Americans – Kerry, Cortes, Braden Webb (2016) and Max Schrock (20
  3. Jordan Holladay has officially entered the transfer portal and will leave the program according to Gamecockcentral June 05, 2019 After injuries limited him as a true freshman (he played in just seven games and hit .077), Holladay ended his second season in Columbia this year hitting .238/.298/.310 with six RBI as a redshirt freshman. The Gamecocks are now down to 41 players on next year's roster and need to get that to the mandated 35-man roster for when the 2020 season starts.
  4. RHP Reid Morgan & catcher Luke Berryhill both go in the 13th round June 05, 2019 Gamecocks RHP Reid Morgan picked in 13th round, #396, by Mariners. Gamecocks catcher Luke Berryhill 13th round,, #384, to the Reds.
  5. Baseball 6/5/2019 Kent Reichert | From USC Sports Information | GCF Staff Report Kerry Named a Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball The righthanded pitcher from Clemmons, N.C., was 4-1 with a 2.62 ERA for the Gamecocks in 2019. TUCSON, Ariz. – Freshman righthanded pitcher Brett Kerry has been named a Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball, the newspaper announced this morning (Wednesday, June 5). Kerry becomes the 13th Gamecock to receive that honor by the newspaper and the first since Adam Hill and Braden Webb in 2016. Kerry, who also was named to the Freshman All-SEC team, ended his rookie season with a 4-1 record and a 2.62 ERA while recording seven saves in 22 appearances and two starts. He has held opponents to a .200 batting average and has 65 strikeouts in 58.1 innings pitched. In the SEC, Kerry was 2-1 with a 2.95 ERA with four saves and 39 strikeouts in 42.2 innings. The freshman helped the Gamecocks get into the SEC Tournament after striking out four and allowing just five hits and two runs in 6.1 innings in a win over No. 5 Mississippi State. Kerry was a two-time SEC Freshman of the Week (March 4, May 13). He had seven strikeouts in 3.1 innings pitched in a win over Clemson on March 1 and had saves in back-to-back wins against Kentucky on May 10 and 11. He has pitched in three innings or more in 10 appearances, including a career-high 6.1 in the regular-season finale vs. Mississippi State. The Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-America team featured Co-Freshman Players of the Year Ethan Wilson of South Alabama and Aaron Sabato of North Carolina. Mississippi State's JT Ginn and St. Mary's Tyler Thornton shared Freshman Co-Pitcher of the Year honors. South Carolina's Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-Americans2019 – Brett Kerry2016 – Adam Hill, Braden Webb2014 – Wil Crowe2013 – Jack Wynkoop2012 – Grayson Greiner, Jordan Montgomery2010 – Matt Price2009 – Jackie Bradley Jr.2008 – Sam Dyson2007 – Blake Cooper2006 – Andrew Crisp, Justin Smoak
  6. Duties changing on Carolina's baseball staff By JOHN WHITTLE 247sports, | June 4, 2019 The staff will remain the same but some roles will be different for the South Carolina baseball staff next season. Head coach Mark Kingston, who just completed his second year with the program, announced the changes on Tuesday during his year-end press conference. Director of Player Development Trip Couch will switch roles with full-time assistant coach Mike Current, which is a change that happened at the conclusion of the regular season. FREE ARTICLE (CLICK TO VIEW)
  7. Mark Kingston News Conference — 6/4/19 Year two of the Mark Kingston era at USC did not go well. After taking the Gamecocks to within one game of Omaha in his first season, Kingston had to deal with multiple injuries to his pitching staff and an offensive downturn that could not compensate for the pitching woes. The result was a season that saw the Gamecocks miss the NCAA Tournament for the second time in three seasons. Tuesday afternoon at Founders Park, Kingston met with the media, not so much to recap the season but to announce some changes in duties for his assistants, and to send a message to his fanbase that his team will be back stronger and better in 2020.
  8. Two Gamecocks enter NCAA Transfer Portal May 23, 2019 A pair of infielders - rising senior Quinntin Perez and rising sophomore Jacob English - are looking to transfer from the South Carolina baseball program. They are the first two of what is likely to be many departures this offseason.
  9. Smaller crowds, fewer wins. How USC diehards survived historically bad baseball season May 15, 2019, | the state When South Carolina’s baseball team is winning, Bobby Pelosi’s parking lot is stacked full. On Tuesday night, business wasn’t any good at all. “When you don’t win, they don’t show up,” said Pelosi, 65, who runs the parking operations for Palmetto Tile and Columbia Printing on Huger Street. “When they were playing really well, I’d pack this place up. I had them parked all the way to the trees.” (READ MORE)
  10. Baseball 5/13/2019 Kerry Named SEC Freshman of the Week Brett Kerry picked up a pair of saves in a series win over Kentucky. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Coming off picking up a pair of saves in the series win over Kentucky, Brett Kerry has been named the Southeastern Conference Baseball Freshman of the Week, it was announced this afternoon (Monday, May 13) by the league office. Kerry was dominant in the back of the bullpen to help the Gamecocks clinch a series win over Kentucky. The freshman needed just seven pitches in the ninth on Friday, recording a strikeout to pick up the save in the 5-4 victory. Then on Saturday, Kerry was asked to pitch the final three frames and struck out five of his 10 batters faced. The only hit he gave up was on an infield single in the ninth. On the season, Kerry is 3-1 with a 2.60 earned-run-average, seven saves and 61 strikeouts in just 52 innings pitched. He is eighth in the SEC in opponent's batting average (.199). This is the second time that Kerry has received a weekly conference honor. He was named Co-Freshman of the Week on March 4. Carolina closes out the home portion of its schedule on Tuesday night (May 14) as the Gamecocks host USC Upstate. First pitch is set for 7 p.m.
  11. South Carolina rules out four more pitchers for rest of year, bringing total to eight May 09, 2019 The list of South Carolina baseball pitchers out for the remainder of the season continues to grow to staggering lengths ahead of the team’s final home series of the year. (READ MORE)
  12. Carolina Continues Homestand with Wednesday Night Matchup vs. Furman 5/7/2019 | Baseball | GCF Staff Report COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The University of South Carolina baseball team continues its eight-game homestand this Wednesday night (May 8) by hosting Furman at Founders Park. First pitch is slated for 7 p.m. The game will be streamed on SEC Network + with Burch Antley and Kip Bouknight on the call. All games will be broadcast on The Game 107.5 FM and the Gamecock Sports Network with Derek Scott and Tommy Moody on the call. Carolina is coming off a three-game sweep by the hands of No. 4 Vanderbilt this past weekend. PARKING INFORMATION > For the third straight season, shuttle parking for the University of South Carolina baseball season will be operational at the Key Road Gravel Lot (1105 Key Road) and in Lot B of the Colonial Life Arena parking lot. Shuttles will begin running two hours prior to game time. We strongly recommend that fans use the baseball shuttle from Key Road to Founders Park over the CLA shuttle for the convenience, spacious parking (650 spaces) and less congestion than at the arena. Please remember that at the arena, shuttle parking will be limited to 50 spaces because of the student demand for parking in this area. There is a high student demand Monday through Thursday that lasts until 7 p.m. because of classes. For GPS purposes, the address for the Key Road Gravel Lot is 1105 Key Road, Columbia, SC 29201. GAME DAY PARKING INFORMATION (including public game day lots (PGDL: $10/$5 per game)) Weekdays Game Time: 7 p.m. Stadium Opens: 5:30 p.m. Business Lots Open: 5/5:30 p.m. Lot 1, STDM, HDG PGDL Open: 4 p.m. Bus Shuttle for Patrons: 5 p.m. PROBABLE PITCHING ROTATION Wednesday South Carolina Wesley Sweatt (Fr. RHP) 2-3, 4.55 ERA, 31.2 IP, 9 BB, 19 SO Furman Matt Lazzaro (So. LHP) 1-6, 7.20 ERA, 55.0 IP, 16 BB, 38 SO SCOUTING FURMAN The Paladins won 2-of-3 games from VMI this past weekend, winning 11-4 on Saturday and 13-5 on Sunday. Dax Roper went 3-for-4 with three runs scored and three RBI in Sunday's win and was named the Southern Conference Player of the Week. Jabari Richards leads Furman with a .347 batting average, while Sterling Turmon has 10 home runs. Logan Taplett has a team-best 32 RBI. On the mound, Jordan Beatson is 4-1 with a pair of saves and 35 strikeouts in 45 innings pitched. THE SERIES Carolina has a 117-56-2 series advantage on Furman heading into Wednesday's contest and has won eight of the last 10 games against the Paladins. Back on March 19 in Greenville, the Gamecocks won 12-7 at Fluor Field. TJ Hopkins was 3-for-4 with three runs scored and three RBI while Brady Allen had two hits and four RBI in the win. Carolina is 46-30-1 all-time against Furman in Columbia. EYSTER, OLSON HAVE SOLID WEEKEND VS. VANDY Sophomore Andrew Eyster and senior Jacob Olson combined to go 10-for-16 at the plate in the three-game series against Vanderbilt. Eyster went 5-for-7 (.714) with a double, a home run and three RBI. Olson was 5-for-9 with a double, a home run and four RBI. On the year, Eyster is hitting .288, which leads the team, with eight doubles, seven home runs and 23 RBI. Olson leads the Gamecocks with 13 home runs to go along with a .273 batting average, 12 doubles and 34 RBI. TRIPLE YOUR TRIPLES South Carolina had three triples on the night in the 10-3 win over Charleston Southern on April 23, two by freshman Brady Allen. The Gamecocks had back-to-back triples in the third inning as Allen and classmate Josiah Sightler each reached to start the inning. The last Gamecock to have two triples in a game was Lonnie Chisenhall against Western Kentucky on Feb. 10, 2007. The last time Carolina had three triples in a game was on March 4, 2005 vs. Pepperdine in Minneapolis, Minn. The school record for triples in a game is five set on March 17, 1986 against The Citadel. UP NEXT Carolina plays its final home SEC series of the season this weekend as Kentucky comes to town. The series opens on Friday, May 10 with first pitch set for 7 p.m. All three games of the series will be televised on SEC Network with Dave Neal and Ben McDonald on the call.
  13. Way too many injuries in our 3 major sports Sophomore TJ Shook, who has been South Carolina’s de facto Sunday starter as of late, will “very likely” miss the rest of the season after reaggravating a back injury he suffered in high school in last weekend’s game against Missouri, coach Mark Kingston announced Thursday.
  14. Baseball 5/2/2019 Kent Reichert | GCF Staff Report Carolina Hosts Vanderbilt This Weekend at Founders Park The Gamecocks and Commodores start the three-game set Friday night at 7 p.m. GAME NOTES (PDF)LIVE VIDEOLIVE STATSTICKETS COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The University of South Carolina baseball team starts an eight-game homestand this weekend, facing No. 4 Vanderbilt for three games at Founders Park. Friday's game will start at 7 p.m. with an 8 p.m. first pitch for Saturday's contest. The series concludes Sunday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. Friday and Sunday's games will be streamed on SEC Network + while Saturday's game will be televised on ESPNU with Matt Schick and Todd Walker on the call. All games will be broadcast on The Game 107.5 FM and the Gamecock Sports Network with Derek Scott and Tommy Moody on the call. Carolina had the midweek free for final exams after being swept at Missouri this past weekend. PARKING INFORMATION > For the third straight season, shuttle parking for the University of South Carolina baseball season will be operational at the Key Road Gravel Lot (1105 Key Road) and in Lot B of the Colonial Life Arena parking lot. Shuttles will begin running two hours prior to game time. We strongly recommend that fans use the baseball shuttle from Key Road to Founders Park over the CLA shuttle for the convenience, spacious parking (650 spaces) and less congestion than at the arena. Please remember that at the arena, shuttle parking will be limited to 50 spaces because of the student demand for parking in this area. There is a high student demand Monday through Thursday that lasts until 7 p.m. because of classes. For GPS purposes, the address for the Key Road Gravel Lot is 1105 Key Road, Columbia, SC 29201. GAME DAY PARKING INFORMATION (including public game day lots (PGDL: $10/$5 per game)) Weekdays Game Time: 7 p.m. Stadium Opens: 5:30 p.m. Business Lots Open: 5/5:30 p.m. Lot 1, STDM, HDG PGDL Open: 4 p.m. Bus Shuttle for Patrons: 5 p.m. Saturday Game Time: 8 p.m. Stadium Opens: 6:30 p.m. Business Lots Open: 5 p.m. Lot 1, STDM, HDG PGDL Open: 5 p.m. Bus Shuttle for Patrons: 6 p.m. Sunday Game Time: 1:30 p.m. Stadium Opens: 12 p.m. Business Lots Open: 10:30 a.m. Lot 1, STDM, HDG PGDL Open: 10:30 a.m. Bus Shuttle for Patrons: 11:30 a.m. PROBABLE PITCHING ROTATION Friday South Carolina Daniel Lloyd (Fr. RHP) 3-3, 7.43 ERA, 23.0 IP, 16 BB, 29 SO Vanderbilt Drake Fellows (Jr. RHP) 9-0, 3.67 ERA, 68.2 IP, 27 BB, 78 SO Saturday South Carolina Reid Morgan (Jr. RHP) 3-4, 3.63 ERA, 69.1 IP, 11 BB, 54 SO Vanderbilt Kumar Rocker (Fr. RHP) 5-4, 4.31 ERA, 48.0 IP, 13 BB, 51 SO Saturday South Carolina TBA Vanderbilt Patrick Raby (Sr. RHP) 7-1, 2.77 ERA, 55.1 IP, 32 BB, 58 SO SCOUTING VANDERBILT The Commodores, winners of eight in a row, defeated Tennessee Tech, 21-10, on Tuesday night in Nashville. Isaiah Thomas was 4-for-5 with five RBI and Pat DeMarco added three hits and three RBI in the win. Austin Martin leads Vanderbilt and the SEC with a .413 batting average while JJ Bleday has a conference-best 21 home runs. Vandy leads the SEC with a .321 team batting average. On the mound, Drake Fellows is a perfect 9-0 with a 3.67 ERA and 78 strikeouts in 68.2 innings pitched. THE SERIES Carolina holds a 58-33 series advantage on Vanderbilt heading into this weekend's action. Last season, the Gamecocks took 2-of-3 games from the Commodores in Nashville, winning the series opener, 8-7, and taking the Sunday contest, 10-9. Jonah Bride and Carlos Corteshad three RBI apiece in that Sunday win. Carolina is 25-14 all-time against Vanderbilt in Columbia. CAROLINA TO HONOR BASS WITH JERSEY RETIREMENT The University of South Carolina athletic department will posthumously retire the jersey of Earl Bass prior to the Gamecocks' May 4 game against Vanderbilt. Bass was an outstanding pitcher for the Gamecocks and compiled a 34-3 career record despite missing most of the 1973 season with an arm injury. A first-team All-America selection in 1974 and 1975, Bass had a 12-1 mark in 1974 and was 17-1 in 1975. He set a then-national record by winning 23 consecutive games over two seasons, a feat that still ranks second in the NCAA. Bass holds school record for shutouts (10), earned-run-average (1.34) and strikeouts (392). Bass was runner-up in balloting for the Lefty Gomez Plate, symbolic of the top amateur baseball player in the United States, when he pitched the Gamecocks to within one game of the NCAA championship at the College World Series in Omaha, Neb., in 1975. He was inducted into the South Carolina Letterman's Hall of Fame in 1989 and was an SEC Legend at the 2017 SEC Baseball Tournament. BERRYHILL CATCHES FIRE IN LAST 10 GAMES Redshirt sophomore catcher Luke Berryhill hit his 10th home run of the season, a two-run shot, in the 10-3 win over Charleston Southern on April 23. He carries a 24-game reached base streak into the Vanderbilt series and is hitting .375 with three doubles and three home runs in his last 10 games. UP NEXT Carolina continues its homestand on Wednesday, May 8 when the Gamecocks host Furman. First pitch at Founders Park is set for 7 p.m
  15. Gamecock Baseball Notebook 4/28/2019 | Baseball April 28, 2019 COLUMBIA -The University of South Carolina baseball team went 1-3 on the week, defeating Charleston Southern, 10-3, on Tuesday night in North Augusta before being swept at Missouri. Record: 24-20 SEC: 5-16 Home: 15-10 Road: 6-9 Neutral: 3-1 Streak: L3 Last Week: 4/23/19 - vs. Charleston Southern (W, 10-3) 4/26/19 - at Missouri (L, 2-5) 4/27/19 - at Missouri (L, 0-11) 4/28/19 - at Missouri (L, 7-9 (7)) NOTES: Carolina scored 10 runs in the first three innings in a 10-3 win over Charleston Southern on Tuesday night in North Augusta. Noah Campbell had three hits and drove in a pair while Andrew Eyster, Brady Allen and Luke Berryhill had two hits apiece. Brady Allen had two triples in the Charleston Southern win. It was the first time a Gamecock had two triples in a game since Lonnie Chisenhall did the trick on Feb. 10, 2007 against Western Kentucky. Carolina had three triples on the night as Josiah Sightler also tripled for his first career hit in a Gamecock uniform. Luke Berryhill extended his on-base streak to 24 games after reaching base in all three games against Missouri. That is a season-high for a Gamecock and the second 20-plus reached base streak by a Carolina player this season. Berryhill leads the team with a .290 batting average to go along with 15 doubles and 10 home runs. Cam Tringali had another quality start for the Gamecocks on Saturday. He allowed three runs and only five hits while striking out six in 6.1 innings of work. Tringali now has a 3.44 ERA and 52 strikeouts in 52.1 innings pitched this season. Carolina has the midweek off for final exams before returning to the diamond on Friday night as the Gamecocks start a three-game series with Vanderbilt. Saturday's game will be televised on ESPNU and Carolina will retire the jersey of Earl Bass before that game. Next Week 5/3/19 - Vanderbilt - 7 p.m. (SECN+) 5/4/19 - Vanderbilt - 8 p.m. (ESPNU) 5/5/19 - Vanderbilt - 1:30 p.m. (SECN+)
  16. Carolina Travels to Missouri for Three-Game SEC Series The Gamecocks and Tigers begin the series Friday night at 7:30 p.m. Eastern time. April 25, 2019 COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The University of South Carolina baseball team heads to Columbia, Mo., and Taylor Stadium for a three-game SEC series at Missouri. The series begins on Friday night (April 26) at 6:30 p.m. CT (7:30 p.m. ET). Saturday's game also begins at 6:30 p.m. CT with Sunday's series finale scheduled for 2 p.m. CT (3 p.m. ET). All three games will be streamed on SEC Network +. All games will be broadcast on The Game 107.5 FM and the Gamecock Sports Network with Derek Scott and Tommy Moody on the call. Carolina is coming off a 10-3 win over Charleston Southern in North Augusta on Tuesday night. Brady Allen had a pair of triples while Noah Campbell and Luke Berryhill homered for the Gamecocks, who scored all 10 runs in the first three innings. PROBABLE PITCHING ROTATION Friday South Carolina Reid Morgan (Jr. RHP) 3-3, 3.55 ERA, 63.1 IP, 10 BB, 48 SO MIssouri Jacob Cantleberry (Jr. LHP) 3-3, 4.08 ERA, 53.0 IP, 22 BB, 71 SO Saturday South Carolina Cam Tringali (R-Fr. RHP) 2-1, 3.33 ERA, 46.0 IP, 7 BB, 46 SO MIssouri TJ Sikkema (Jr. LHP) 4-3, 1.46 ERA, 61.2 IP, 22 BB, 71 SO Sunday South Carolina TBA MIssouri TBA SCOUTING MISSOURI The Tigers are coming off a 6-2 win over Missouri State on Tuesday night as Kameron Misner had two hits and drove in a pair while the Tiger pitching allowed just five hits on the night. Misner has 10 home runs, 29 RBI and 16 stolen bases while Chris Cornelius has 10 doubles on the season. On the mound, TJ Sikkema has four wins and a 1.46 ERA with 71 strikeouts in 61.2 innings pitched while Tyler LaPlante has a 2.38 ERA in eight starts. THE SERIES Carolina leads the all-time series vs. Missouri, 14-7, and are 4-5 in Columbia, Mo., against the Tigers. Last season, the Gamecocks won three of four meetings with Missouri, taking 2-of-3 games in a May series in Founders Park and winning, 4-2, in the opening round of the SEC Tournament in Hoover on May 22. Carlos Cortes had a walk-off home run in a 1-0 win in South Carolina on May 13, 2018. TRIPLE YOUR TRIPLES South Carolina had three triples on the night in the 10-3 win over Charleston Southern on April 23, two by freshman Brady Allen. The Gamecocks had back-to-back triples in the third inning as Allen and classmate Josiah Sightler each reached to start the inning. The last Gamecock to have two triples in a game was Lonnie Chisenhall against Western Kentucky on Feb. 10, 2007. The last time Carolina had three triples in a game was on March 4, 2005 vs. Pepperdine in Minneapolis, Minn. The school record for triples in a game is five set on March 17, 1986 against The Citadel. BERRYHILL CATCHES FIRE Redshirt sophomore catcher Luke Berryhill hit his 10th home run of the season, a two-run shot, in the 10-3 win over Charleston Southern on April 23. He carries a 21-game reached base streak into the Missouri series and is hitting .316 with three doubles and three home runs in his last 10 games. UP NEXT Carolina will take the midweek off for finals and return to the diamond next Friday (May 3) to start a three-game series against Vanderbilt at Founders Park. Friday's game starts at 7 p.m.
  17. Baseball 4/22/2019; Kent Reichert Carolina To Face Charleston Southern Tuesday Night at SRP Park The Gamecocks and Bucs meet on the diamond Tuesday night at 7 p.m. COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The University of South Carolina baseball team makes its first-ever trip to SRP Park in North Augusta, S.C., as the Gamecocks face Charleston Southern Tuesday night (April 23) at 7 p.m. in a neutral-site contest. Tuesday's game will be streamed on SEC Network +. All games will be broadcast on The Game 107.5 FM and the Gamecock Sports Network with Derek Scott and Tommy Moody on the call. Carolina won 1-of-3 games against No. 7 Texas A&M this past weekend. The Gamecocks picked up the middle game, 3-2, as Luke Berryhill's three-run home run provided the offense and TJ Shook and Brett Kerry combined for seven punchouts in the victory. PROBABLE PITCHING ROTATION TuesdaySouth Carolina Daniel Lloyd (Fr. RHP) 2-3, 8.38 ERA, 19.1 IP, 15 BB, 22 SOCharleston Southern Logan Adams (Fr. RHP) 0-1, 9.70 ERA, 21.1 IP, 9 BB, 12 So SCOUTING CHARLESTON SOUTHERN Charleston Southern won 2-of-3 games at UNC Asheville this past weekend, taking the first two contests by scores of 3-2 and 8-2. The Buccaneers are led by Max Ryerson's .326 batting average while Ryan Stoudemire has seven doubles and nine home runs to go along with 30 RBI. On the mound, Eddie Hiott is 3-1 with a 3.13 ERA and 31 strikeouts while RJ Petit has three saves and 31 strikeouts in 22.1 innings pitched. THE SERIES Carolina leads the all-time series with Charleston Southern, 76-13, with Tuesday's game being the first neutral-site contest between the two teams. Last season, the Gamecocks won 2-of-3 games against the Bucs at Founders Park on Feb. 23-25, 2018. Carolina won the first two games by scores of 7-0 and 14-2. Justin Row had two hits and three RBI in the Saturday win. LUKE LIFTS GAMECOCKS PAST AGGIES Redshirt sophomore catcher Luke Berryhill belted a three-run home run in the first inning of Carolina's 3-2 win over Texas A&M on April 20. It was his ninth home run of the season and one of his four hits in the series. The Gamecocks made those three runs stand up in the seven-inning game behind the pitching of TJ Shook and Brett Kerry, who combined to strike out seven and allow just four hits in the game. GAMECOCKS WIN NINTH ONE-RUN GAME Carolina defeated Texas A&M, 3-2, on April 20 to improve to 9-2 this season in one-run games. Twelve of Carolina's 23 wins have been by either one or two runs, four of them in the walk-off variety. UP NEXT Carolina travels to Columbia, Mo., for a three-game SEC series at Missouri. Game one is Friday night (April 26) at 6:30 p.m. CT and it will be streamed on SEC Network +.
  18. Gamecock Baseball Notebook 4/21/2019 | Baseball April 21, 2019 COLUMBIA -The University of South Carolina baseball team went 2-2 on the week, defeating No. 17 North Carolina in Charlotte before going 1-2 against Texas A&M at home, highlighted by a 3-2 win in Saturday's doubleheader opener. Record: 23-17 SEC: 5-13 Home: 15-10 Road: 6-6 Neutral: 2-1 Streak: L1 Last Week: 4/16/19 - vs. North Carolina (W, 5-2) 4/18/19 - Texas A&M (L, 2-8) 4/20/19 - Texas A&M (W, 3-2) 4/20/19 - Texas A&M (L, 3-6) NOTES: The Gamecocks held North Carolina to just four hits while Andrew Eyster and TJ Hopkins both homered in Carolina's 5-2 win over the Tar Heels on Tuesday night. The win snapped a three-game losing streak to UNC in Charlotte while improving to 2-0 on the season in games at BB&T Ballpark. The Gamecocks beat N.C. State, 10-8, in Charlotte on April 2 on Jacob Olson's walk-off home run. Dylan Harley had two great performances on the week in games against North Carolina and Texas A&M. Harley picked up the win on Tuesday against North Carolina, striking out six while allowing just one hit in 3.1 innings of work. Harley then had three strikeouts in two innings of relief in the series finale against the Aggies. Harley has 41 strikeouts in 31.1 innings of work this season. Luke Berryhill's three-run home run in the first inning was the difference in Carolina's 3-2 win over Texas A&M on Saturday afternoon. Noah Campbell and George Callil both were hit by pitches to start the bottom of the first. They both trotted home on Berryhill's ninth home run of the year, an opposite field shot to the Carolina bullpen. Brett Kerry earned a pair of saves for Carolina this past week. He came in and recorded the final two outs in the North Carolina win on Tuesday, getting Michael Busch to strike out to end the contest. Kerry then pitched three innings of relief, striking out four and allowing just one hit in the 3-2 win over Texas A&M on Saturday. On the year, Kerry is 3-1 with five saves and a 2.11 ERA. Carolina travels to SRP Park in North Augusta, S.C., for the first time in school history on Tuesday night, facing Charleston Southern at 7 p.m. The Gamecocks then travel to Columbia, Mo., to face Missouri in a three-game set starting Friday night. Next Week 4/23/19 - vs. Charleston Southern (in N. Augusta, S.C.) - 7 p.m. 4/26/19 - at Missouri - 6:30 p.m. CT (SECN+) 4/27/19 - at Missouri - 6:30 p.m. CT (SECN+) 4/28/19 - at Missouri - 2 p.m. CT (SECN+)
  19. Berryhill blast gives Gamecocks chance to win SEC series April 20, 2019 South Carolina ended a two-game SEC losing streak and gave itself a chance for its first series win in conference play this year by beating No. 7 Texas A&M 3-2 in Founders Park on Saturday afternoon. The Gamecocks (23-15, 5-11 SEC) will take on the Aggies (27-12, 9-6-1) at 4 p.m. in the final game of the series. The game will be televised by SEC Network. Both Saturday games will be seven-inning games. Luke Berryhill’s three-run home run in the bottom of the first powered South Carolina to a 3-0 lead. The Aggies got two runs back in the top of the second. Sophomore starter T.J. Shook of Irmo got the victory. Freshman closer Brett Kerry got his fifth save of the season. It was South Carolina’s second win over top 20 team in the last week. The Gamecocks beat No. 17 North Carolina 5-2 on Tuesday.
  20. Baseball 4/17/2019 5:03:00 PM Kent Reichert Carolina Hosts Texas A&M in Thursday-Saturday Set Baseball 4/17/2019 Kent Reichert | GCF Staff Report Carolina Hosts Texas A&M in Thursday-Saturday Set The Gamecocks and Aggies start the series Thursday night at 7 p.m. COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The University of South Carolina baseball team returns to Founders Park, hosting a three-game SEC series against Texas A&M. The series will begin on Thursday night (April 18) at 7 p.m. and continue Friday night (April 19) at the same time. Saturday's game will start at 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday's games will be streamed on SEC Network +. Saturday's game will be televised on SEC Network with Mike Morgan and Ben McDonald on the call. All games will be broadcast on The Game 107.5 FM and the Gamecock Sports Network with Derek Scott and Tommy Moody on the call. Carolina is coming off an impressive 5-2 win over No. 17 North Carolina Tuesday night (April 16). Dylan Harley struck out six in 3.1 innings of relief while Andrew Eyster and TJ Hopkins homered for the Gamecocks. PARKING INFORMATION > For the third straight season, shuttle parking for the University of South Carolina baseball season will be operational at the Key Road Gravel Lot (1105 Key Road) and in Lot B of the Colonial Life Arena parking lot. Shuttles will begin running two hours prior to game time. We strongly recommend that fans use the baseball shuttle from Key Road to Founders Park over the CLA shuttle for the convenience, spacious parking (650 spaces) and less congestion than at the arena. Please remember that at the arena, shuttle parking will be limited to 50 spaces because of the student demand for parking in this area. There is a high student demand Monday through Thursday that lasts until 7 p.m. because of classes. For GPS purposes, the address for the Key Road Gravel Lot is 1105 Key Road, Columbia, SC 29201. GAME DAY PARKING INFORMATION (including public game day lots (PGDL: $10/$5 per game)) Weekdays Game Time: 7 p.m. Stadium Opens: 5:30 p.m. Business Lots Open: 5/5:30 p.m. Lot 1, STDM, HDG PGDL Open: 4 p.m. Bus Shuttle for Patrons: 5 p.m. Saturday Game Time: 4 p.m. Stadium Opens: 2:30 p.m. Business Lots Open: 1 p.m. Lot 1, STDM, HDG PGDL Open: 1 p.m. Bus Shuttle for Patrons: 2 p.m. PROBABLE PITCHING ROTATION ThursdaySouth Carolina Reid Morgan (Jr. RHP) 3-2, 3.47 ERA, 57.0 IP, 9 BB, 41 SOTexas A&M John Doxakis (Jr. LHP) 4-2, 1.76 ERA, 56.1 IP, 7 BB, 63 SO FridaySouth Carolina Cam Tringali (R-Fr. RHP) 2-0, 2.81 ERA, 41.2 IP, 7 BB, 41 SOTexas A&M Asa Lacy (So. LHP) 6-1, 1.69 ERA, 53.1 IP, 21 BB, 83 SO SaturdaySouth Carolina TBATexas A&M TBA SCOUTING TEXAS A&M The Aggies fell to Houston on the road, 4-1, on Tuesday night (April 16). Texas A&M was held to two hits on the night, while Chris Weber struck out five in three innings of relief. All-American shortstop Braden Shewmake leads the Aggies with a .327 batting average and has eight doubles with 32 RBI on the year. Mikey Hoehner is hitting .308 with eight doubles this season. On the mound, the combo of lefties John Doxakis and Asa Lacy have allowed just 21 runs in 109.1 innings pitched. THE SERIES Carolina leads the all-time series with Texas A&M, 9-5, after winning two of three games from the Aggies last season. Noah Campbellhomered and drove in two while Madison Stokes and Carlos Cortes each had a two-run home run in the 10-1 win in the series and regular-season finale. The Gamecocks are 4-2 all-time against A&M in Columbia. GAMECOCK EXCEL AGAINST ACC COMPETITION Carolina ended its five-game regular season slate with the Atlantic Coast Conference on Tuesday, defeating North Carolina, 5-2, in Charlotte. The Gamecocks went 4-1 against ACC teams this year, hitting .302 in those games. Andrew Eyster had the best results against the conference, going 8-for-16 with two doubles and two home runs in those five games. The three ACC opponents - Clemson, N.C. State and North Carolina - have a combined record of 82-31. PITCHING STIFLES TAR HEEL BATS Five Gamecock pitchers combined to allow just four hits to go along with 13 strikeouts in a 5-2 win over North Carolina on April 16. Dylan Harley had six strikeouts in 3.1 innings of relief, earning the win, while John Gilreath had four punchouts in 2.1 innings. Brett Kerry came on to earn his fourth save of the season, striking out Michael Busch to end the game. SEC LEADERS At the plate, Jacob Olson is second in the SEC with 12 home runs. Senior TJ Hopkins is tied for third in triples (3), ninth in total bases (85) and ninth in slugging percentage (.590). Olson is third in slugging percentage (.638) and fifth in total bases (88). Luke Berryhill is sixth in doubles (14). On the mound, Reid Morgan is tied for fourth with 57.0 innings pitched and Cam Tringali is tied for sixth with 17 appearances. As a team, SC is 14th in batting average, 13th in ERA and seventh in fielding percentage. UP NEXT The Gamecocks will face Charleston Southern at SRP Park in North Augusta, S.C., home of the Augusta Greenjackets. First pitch is set for 7 p.m.
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  22. Game Recap: Baseball | 4/16/2019 | Kent Reichert | From USC Sports Information | GCF Staff Report Strong Pitching, Timely Hitting Help Carolina Defeat Tar Heels in Charlotte The Gamecocks allow just four hits and belted a pair of home runs in the 5-2 win over UNC. BOX SCORE Story Links BOX SCORE (PDF) Next Game: Texas A&M 4/18/2019 | 7 p.m. SECN + LIVE STATS LISTEN LIVE FULL SCHEDULE ROSTER MATCHUP HISTORY CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The University of South Carolina baseball team pitching staff allowed just four hits and the Gamecock offense belted a pair of home runs and scored runs in four separate innings in a 5-2 win over No. 17 North Carolina Tuesday night (April 16) at BB&T Ballpark. Carolina had five pitchers on the hill in tonight's game, with the Gamecocks striking out 13 Tar Heels. Dylan Harley earned the win on the mound, striking out six and allowing just one hit with two runs in 3.1 innings of relief. John Gilreath struck out four in 2.1 innings while Brett Kerry picked up his fourth save, striking out a batter in two-thirds of an inning. The Gamecocks got on the board first with a run in the second. Chris Cullen reached on a two-out walk and scored all the way from first as Brady Allen doubled to straightaway center field. In the third, George Callil was hit by a pitch and went to second on a passed ball. He scored as TJ Hopkins singled to left. Carolina put up two more runs in the fourth as Andrew Eyster led off the inning with a solo home run. Cullen followed with a double, went to third on a flyout and scored on a sacrifice fly from Quinntin Perez. The Tar Heels cut the lead in half in the sixth after a two-run home run by Michael Busch. Carolina came right back in the top of the seventh as Hopkins' solo home run to left put the Gamecocks up 5-2. Hopkins and Allen had two hits apiece for the Gamecocks. Hopkins also drove in a pair while Cullen scored two runs. GAMECHANGER Carolina's pitching allowed just four hits in the win, tied for the second lowest by the Gamecock pitching staff this season. KEY STAT Harley moved to 2-2 on the year, retiring the first 10 batters he saw. NOTABLE Caroilna moves to 4-1 this season against teams for the Atlantic Coast Conference. Carolina defeated UNC for the first time in Charlotte in four attempts. Carolina moved to 2-0 in Charlotte this season. The Gamecocks defeated N.C. State 10-8 on April 2. Hopkins belted his ninth home run of the season and his first since March 19 at Furman. Kerry is now 3-1 with four saves and a 2.06 ERA after tonight's game. UP NEXT Carolina hosts Texas A&M to start a three-game series this Thursday night (April 18) at 7 p.m. The game will be streamed on SEC Network
  23. Baseball 4/10/2019 Kent Reichert | From USC Sports Information | GCF Staff Report Carolina Travels to Gainesville for Weekend Series at Florida Carolina has its second Thursday-Saturday series in as many weeks, travelling to the Sunshine State. Story Links GAME NOTES (PDF) LIVE STATS LIVE VIDEO COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The University of South Carolina baseball team heads back on the road this weekend, visiting Gainesville, Fla., for a three-game series at Florida. The series begins on Thursday night (April 11) at 7:30 p.m. and continues Friday at 6:30 p.m. The series wraps up on Saturday afternoon (April 13) with a 3:30 p.m. first pitch. Thursday's game will be televised on ESPNU with Tom Hart and Kyle Peterson on the call. Friday and Saturday's game will be streamed on SEC Network +. All games will be broadcast on The Game 107.5 FM and the Gamecock Sports Network with Derek Scott and Tommy Moody on the call. Carolina is coming off a 5-4 win over Charlotte on Tuesday night (April 9). Andrew Eyster homered for the Gamecocks to break a 3-all tie and Sawyer Bridges earned the win on the mound, striking out the side in the sixth inning. PROBABLE PITCHING ROTATION ThursdaySouth Carolina Reid Morgan (Jr. RHP) 3-1, 2.60 ERA, 52.0 IP, 6 BB, 39 SOFlorida Tommy Mace (So. RHP) 5-3, 4.26 ERA, 50.2 IP, 14 BB, 42 SO FridaySouth Carolina Cam Tringali (R-So. RHP) 1-0, 3.03 ERA, 35.2 IP, 7 BB, 38 SOFlorida Christian Scott (Fr. RHP) 3-1, 3.60 ERA, 25.0 IP, 8 BB, 27 SO SaturdaySouth Carolina TBAFlorida TBA SCOUTING FLORIDA The Gators went to Florida State and picked up a 3-1 win over the Seminoles on Tuesday night. Ben Specht struck out five in three innings of relief to earn the win. Brady McConnell leads the Gators with a .385 batting average while Nelson Maldonado has 11 doubles and six home runs. On the mound, Tommy Mace will start on Thursday. He is 5-3 with 42 strikeouts in 50.2 innings pitched. THE SERIES The all-time series between the two schools is tied up at 46 wins apiece. Florida won 2-of-3 games last season in Columbia. The Gamecocks picked up a win in the Saturday game, 15-7, as Jacob Olson and Jonah Bride had three hits apiece and Noah Campbell had an inside-the-park home run. Florida leads the series 25-14 in games in Gainesville. GAMECOCKS WIN EIGHTH ONE-RUN GAME Carolina defeated Charlotte, 5-4, on Tuesday (April 9) to improve to 8-2 this season in one-run games. The Gamecocks last two wins have been 5-4 decisions as Carolina beat Alabama in 12 innings on April 6. Eleven of Carolina's 20 win have been by either one or two runs, four of them in the walk-off variety. SEC LEADERS At the plate, Jacob Olson is second in the SEC with 12 home runs. Senior TJ Hopkins is tied for second in triples (3), tied for eighth in home runs (8), tied for seventh in total bases (77) and eighth in slugging percentage (.592). Olson is fourth in slugging percentage (.648) and tied for third in total bases (83). Luke Berryhill is tied for seventh in doubles (12). On the mound, Reid Morgan is third with 52.0 innings pitched and Cam Tringali is tied for fourth with 16 appearances. UP NEXT Carolina makes its second trip to BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte for a Tuesday night (April 16) matchup against North Carolina. First pitch is scheduled for 7 p.m.
  24. Baseball 4/8/2019 Kent Reichert | GCF Staff Report Carolina Hosts Charlotte Tuesday Night at Founders Park The Gamecocks and 49ers square off Tuesday at 7 p.m. Story Links GAME NOTES (PDF) LIVE VIDEO LIVE STATS COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The University of South Carolina baseball team returns to Founders Park for the first time in April as the Gamecocks host Charlotte Tuesday night (April 9) at 7 p.m. The game will be streamed on SEC Network + with Burch Antley and Michael Roth on the call. All games will be broadcast on The Game 107.5 FM and the Gamecock Sports Network with Derek Scott and Tommy Moody on the call. Carolina won 1-of-3 games at Alabama this past weekend, taking the series finale, 5-4, in 12 innings. Brett Kerry pitched 5.2 innings of scoreless relief to earn the win while TJ Hopkins scored the game-winning run on a wild pitch in the top of the 12th. PARKING INFORMATION > For the third straight season, shuttle parking for the University of South Carolina baseball season will be operational at the Key Road Gravel Lot (1105 Key Road) and in Lot B of the Colonial Life Arena parking lot. Shuttles will begin running two hours prior to game time. We strongly recommend that fans use the baseball shuttle from Key Road to Founders Park over the CLA shuttle for the convenience, spacious parking (650 spaces) and less congestion than at the arena. Please remember that at the arena, shuttle parking will be limited to 50 spaces because of the student demand for parking in this area. There is a high student demand Monday through Thursday that lasts until 7 p.m. because of classes. For GPS purposes, the address for the Key Road Gravel Lot is 1105 Key Road, Columbia, SC 29201. GAME DAY PARKING INFORMATION (including public game day lots (PGDL: $10/$5 per game)) Weekdays Game Time: 7 p.m. Stadium Opens: 5:30 p.m. Business Lots Open: 5/5:30 p.m. Lot 1, STDM, HDG PGDL Open: 4 p.m. Bus Shuttle for Patrons: 5 p.m. PROBABLE PITCHING ROTATION Tuesday South Carolina TJ Shook (R-So. RHP) 2-1, 3.38 ERA, 26.2 IP, 13 BB, 38 SO Charlotte Mason Herbert (Fr. RHP) 0-1, 10.80 ERA, 11.2 IP, 8 BB, 5 SO SCOUTING CHARLOTTE The 49ers were swept at home by Florida Atlantic this past weekend. Charlotte is led at the plate by Todd Elwood, who is hitting .395 with six doubles. Dominick Cammarata has a team-best six home runs, while Harris Yett has 16 doubles and 27 RBI. On the mound, Matt Brooks is 3-0 with a 3.10 ERA and 21 strikeouts in 20.1 innings pitched. THE SERIES Carolina is 24-8 against Charlotte in the all-time season series. The two teams have played just once since 2008 as the Gamecocks defeated the 49ers, 5-4, on Feb. 21, 2017. Alex Destino and Jacob Olson each homered for Carolina in the win while Tyler Johnson struck out a pair to earn the save. KERRY THROWS UP ZEROES IN WIN OVER ALABAMA Freshman Brett Kerry was instrumental in helping the Gamecocks pick up the 5-4, 12-inning win over Alabama on Saturday (April 6) as he pitched the final 5.2 innings, allowing just two hits and no runs while striking out four. Kerry retired the final seven batters to the plate and picked up crucial outs with runners in scoring position in both the ninth and 10th frames. On the year, Kerry is 3-1 with a 1.69 ERA, three saves and 41 strikeouts in 32 innings pitched. EIGHT GAMECOCKS DOT MLB OPENING DAY ROSTERS South Carolina had eight players on Major League Baseball rosters on Opening Day (March 28), including Jackie Bradley Jr., who earned a World Series ring with the Boston Red Sox and was named the 2018 ALCS Most Valuable Player. Whit Merrifield (Kansas City), Justin Smoak (Toronto), Sam Dyson (San Francisco), Grayson Greiner (Detroit) and Christian Walker (Arizona) all are on active rosters while Steve Pearce (Boston), who was the 2018 World Series MVP, and Jordan Montgomery (New York Yankees) will start the 2019 season on the disabled list. Tyler Webb (St. Louis) is on the Cardinals' 40-man roster heading into the new campaign. The SEC has 85 former players on Opening Day rosters. UP NEXT Carolina heads to Gainesville, Fla., and McKethan Stadium for a three-game set at Florida. The series begins Thursday night (April 11) at 7:30 p.m. and will be televised on ESPNU with Tom Hart and Kyle Peterson on the call.
  25. Game 1 Game 2 0 South Carolina 18-12, 2-8 SEC 9 Alabama 21-10, 3-7 SEC Score By Periods Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E South Carolina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 Alabama 3 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 X 9 11 0 W: Sam Finnerty (5-3) L: Daniel Lloyd (2-3) Game Recap: Baseball | 4/5/2019 Kent Reichert | From USC Sports Information | GCF Staff Report Carolina Drops a Pair of Games at Alabama The Gamecocks lost 9-0 in the first game and 4-1 in the nightcap. BOX SCORE 1 BOX SCORE 2 Story Links GAME 1 BOX SCORE (PDF) GAME 2 BOX SCORE (PDF) Next Game: at Alabama 4/6/2019 | 1 p.m. CT SECN + LIVE STATS LISTEN LIVE WATCH LIVE FULL SCHEDULE ROSTER TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of South Carolina baseball team dropped a pair of contests to Alabama on Friday (April 5) at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. The Gamecocks fell in game one, 9-0, and lost the nightcap, 4-1. In game one, Alabama scored three runs in the first off four hits, the last a two-run double by Brett Auerbach. The Crimson Tide then put up five runs in the second, highlighted by a Tyler Gentry grand slam. TJ Reeves homered in the third to give Alabama a 9-0 advantage. Sam Finnerty threw a complete game shutout for the Crimson Tide, allowing four hits with five strikeouts and no walks. Daniel Lloyd was tagged with the loss for Carolina, allowing seven hits and nine runs with four strikeouts and three walks in three innings of work. George Callil had two of the Gamecocks' four hits on the day.Reid Morgan threw up zeroes in the first three innings of game two, but ran into trouble in the fourth as the Crimson Tide started the inning with four straight singles. Alabama scored three runs in the frame on five hits. The score remained the same until the top of the seventh when Jacob Olson hit his 12th home run of the season, a solo shot to left field. Alabama answered in the bottom of the frame on an RBI single from Drew Williamson. Carolina threatened in the eighth as Noah Campbell was hit by a pitch, TJ Hopkins and Luke Berryhill both walked, loading the bases. A strikeout by Olson ended the threat. Morgan took the loss on the mound, allowing four runs on 10 hits with a strikeout and a walk. For Alabama, Williamson and Morgan McCullough had three hits apiece and Brock Love struck out eight in six innings of work. GAMECHANGER Carolina had just seven hits in the two games, scoring its run on a Jacob Olson home run in the seventh inning of game two. KEY STAT Alabama scored in just five of its 16 innings, but put up crooked numbers in three of them, including a five-run second inning in game one. NOTABLE Carolina was shut out for the second time this season in the game one loss. Olson has three home runs in his last three games and is tied for the SEC lead with 12 round trippers. Andrew Eyster played in the field for the first time since March 22 against Tennessee. Luke Berryhill has now reached base in 11 straight contests. He doubled in game one and walked in the nightcap. UP NEXT Carolina and Alabama wrap up the series with a 1 p.m. CT (2 p.m. ET) first pitch on Saturday, April 6. The game will be streamed on SEC Network +
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