Jan. 25, 2016
Columbia, S.C. – The South Carolina baseball team begins spring team practice this weekend at Founders Park with three scrimmages open to the public. Friday’s scrimmage is scheduled for 4 p.m. with Saturday’s first pitch at 1 p.m. and Sunday’s tilt set for 1:30 p.m.
South Carolina won the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship in 2010 and 2011 at the College World Series. South Carolina has made 11 College World Series appearances including six times in the last 14 years. In those 11 appearances, the Gamecocks have went 32-20 for a .615 winning percentage, that is sixth-best among winning percentage leaders in CWS history.
South Carolina is one of three schools in the nation to have reached at least 11 NCAA Super Regionals since 2000 and has the most NCAA Super Regional appearances of the 14 SEC schools since 2000. In addition the Gamecocks own the second-highest win total in Division I baseball since 2000 (745-314 record) and more conference wins than any SEC team since 2000 (288-189 record).
Recently, South Carolina is one of only five schools in the nation to host a NCAA Regional in five of the last six years.