Spurs & Feathers: 'The Graveyard' More Than Lived Up to Its Name This Week
Sept. 26, 2015
Written by Brian Hand, Spurs & Feathers
South Carolina’s Stone Stadium is affectionately known as “The Graveyard.”
Obviously the soccer stadium sits near a cemetery, but for the most part the nickname really has to do with the fact that visiting teams expectations of a victory quickly are vanquished by both the South Carolina men’s and women’s soccer teams.
In fact, the South Carolina women’s team in the 2015 season through Friday, Sept. 25, is currently 6-0 at “The Graveyard,” while the Gamecock men’s soccer team is 4-0-1 this season inside the friendly confines of Stone Stadium.
If one ever needed further clarification of the prowess of “The Graveyard,” all one would need to do is look at Sept. 22-Sept. 25.
During that stretch, three top-10 teams visited “The Graveyard” and three top-10 teams left with a loss.
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