Aug. 21, 2015
COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina volleyball team will play its annual Garnet and Black match on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. at the Carolina Volleyball Center.
Admission to the match is free, as fans will get their first look at the 2015 squad. A meet and greet with the team will begin after the match, allowing fans to get autographs and pictures.
South Carolina head coach Scott Swanson has announced the rosters for the match. Teams could change from set to set.
Freshman Aubrey Ezell (S), senior Darian Dozier (MB), senior Elizabeth Johnbull (MB), junior Koko Atoa-Williams (OH), freshman Callie Brown (OH), freshman Jesse Turner (RS), junior Joely Cabrera (Libero), junior Jordan Wilson-Talmadge (DS) and freshman Claire Blumenthal (DS) make up the Garnet roster.
Assistant coach Shonda Cole, who is a former Gamecock All-American, junior Jacqy Angermiller (MB), junior Katlyn McDaniel (MB), junior Abby Feruck (MB), junior Dessaa Legros (OH), senior Sarah Blomgren (OH), freshman Courtney Furlong (RS), freshman Emma Lock (Libero) and junior Megan Kirkland (DS) will open the match on the Black team.
Season tickets will be available for purchase at the match, and anyone who purchases a season ticket during the match will receive an Under Armour mini-volleyball while supplies last. Season tickets for the Gamecocks’ 16 home dates are $25 for adults and $10 for youth (17 and under). For more information, contact the South Carolina ticket office at 800-4SC-FANS or visit the ticket office home page.
The Gamecocks open their 2015 season at home as they are slated to host the Gamecock Invitational on Aug. 28-29. Carolina will kick off the weekend against Southeastern Louisiana on Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. and will face North Carolina Central (1 p.m.) and North Carolina State (7 p.m.) on Aug. 29.
Fan Parking: Fans can park in the AD3 lot (enter from Devine Street), AD1 lot (enter from Park Street, located next to Strom Thurmond Wellness Center) and the Horizon Garage (paid parking $1/hr, max $3/day).