No. 12 Women’s Soccer Hosts Charlotte on Labor Day
COLUMBIA, S.C. – The 12th ranked South Carolina women’s soccer team continues its homestand Monday night (Sept. 6), when the Gamecocks host Charlotte at 7 p.m. inside Stone Stadium.
When: September 6 | 7 p.m.
Where: Columbia, S.C.
Venue: Stone Stadium (5,700)
Live Stats: South Carolina Live Stats
Live Video: SEC Network+; Brad Muller (pxp) and Nancy Goffi (analyst)
Series History: First Meeting
#12 South Carolina Gamecocks 4-0, 0-0 SEC
Last Game: W, 1-0 vs. Boston College (Sept. 2)
Coach: Shelley Smith | 21st Season
Goals Leader: Three tied | 2
Assists Leader: Lauren Chang | 3
Points Leader: Corinna Zullo | 5
Shots Leader: Corinna Zullo | 11
Saves Leader: Heather Hinz | 9
Charlotte 49ers 3-1, 0-0 C-USA
Last Game: L, 2-0 at Campbell (Sept. 4)
Coach: John Cullen| 13th Season
Goals Leader: Piper Biziorek | 2
Assists Leader: Macey Bader | 2
Points Leader: Piper Biziorek| 4
Shots Leader: Macey Bader | 13
Saves Leader: Abby Stapleton | 7
2021 Season Notables
- The Gamecocks moved up four spots in this week’s United Soccer Coaches Poll.
- South Carolina picked up a 1-0 win in their home opener against Boston College Thursday night.
- Payton Patrick scored her first collegiate goal in the 75th minute.
- Corinna Zullo assisted on Patrick’s goal. She has now recorded a point in three straight matches.
- Heather Hinz earned her first shutout of the season, finishing with three saves.
- The Gamecocks continued their trend of using a deep bench as 20 players earned minutes in the BC match.
- In four matches this season, South Carolina has used 24, 22, 21, and 20 players, respectively.
- South Carolina was picked by the league’s coaches to finish third in the 2021 SEC regular season. The Gamecocks have not finished a season lower than third in the SEC since 2015.
- Five Gamecocks were named to the SEC Soccer Preseason Watch List – Catherine Barry, Lauren Chang, Samantha Chang, Ryan Gareis, and Jyllissa Harris.
- Head coach Shelley Smith returns 21 of last season’s 26 letterwinners, including the team’s top three goal scorers and four fifth-year seniors who chose to return for their bonus year of eligibility.
- South Carolina added six freshmen to the collection of returning letterwinners, five of whom have already seen regular season game action.
All-Time Results vs. Charlotte
|9/5/16||Home||Columbia, S.C.||W, 3 – 0|
|9/7/15||Away||Charlotte, N.C.||W, 4 – 1|
|9/15/11||Home||Columbia, S.C.||W, 2 – 1 (OT)|
|9/14/07||Away||Charlotte, N.C.||W, 2 – 0|
|9/9/06||Neutral||Greenville, S.C.||L, 0 – 1|
|9/11/05||Neutral||Clemson, S.C.||L, 1 – 2|
|9/19/04||Home||Columbia, S.C.||W, 2 – 1 (2OT)|
|9/6/02||Away||Charlotte, N.C.||L, 0 – 2|
|11/11/98||Away||Charlotte, NC||L, 0 – 2|
|11/1/97||Home||Columbia, S.C.||L, 0 – 4|
|9/7/96||Away||Charlotte, N.C.||L, 3 – 4|
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