Gamecocks Set To Return Home To Face Furman
Carolina welcomes familiar foe on Wednesday night
COLUMBIA, S.C. —- South Carolina men’s soccer returns home for a quick stop at Stone Stadium on Wednesday when it plays host to Furman. Gates open 1 hour before the 7:00 p.m. kickoff.
Game day parking is available for fans in the Heyward Street Garage located at 1300 Heyward Street. Parking is free of charge in this location and is available on all levels on a first-come, first-served basis. Handicap parking is also located at designated spaces within the Heyward Street Garage. An elevator is located within the garage for fans who will need to access the elevator to get to the ground level.
There are two entry gates for fans to enter Stone Stadium, located at Whaley Street and Heyward Street.
Carolina comes into the match looking to rebound from a 2-0 loss at the hands of Marshall on Saturday in the conference opener. The loss snapped a three-match winning streak.
Head coach Mark Berson enters his 42nd season as head coach for Carolina. He’s been the only coach for the program since its first season in 1978. He is the active wins leader in NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer with 510 career victories and is one of just four coaches all-time to hit the 500-win plateau.
- Fans can watch all South Carolina home matches through gamecocksonline.com. Watch links can at the top of the story and on the men’s soccer portion of the website under “live streaming.”
FURMAN SERIES NOTES
- Carolina leads the all-time series 20-9-5 and has won three of the past five matches.
- The Gamecocks are 11-5-2 at home against Furman.
- South Carolina has dominated the matchup, outscoring Furman 62-37.
- Carolina has nine shutouts in the series.
- The Gamecocks have won or tied every match between the two since 2009.
- Furman comes in with a 4-1-1 record, including a 2-1-0 record on the road.
- The Paladins come in having won four-straight matches.
- Furman has two shutouts on the year.
- The Paladins are coached by South Carolina alum Doug Allison.
- Allison enters his 25th year at Furman.
- Once again, fans can get the best deal in town for season tickets. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for youth and get you into ALL 20 soccer matches at Stone Stadium this fall. To purchase, visit gamecocksonline.com/soccertix.
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