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Softball to Host Charleston Southern Wednesday for a Doubleheader
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Softball to Host Charleston Southern Wednesday for a Doubleheader

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina softball team hosts in-state foe Charleston Southern Wednesday, March 2, for a doubleheader beginning at 5 p.m.
Gameday Information
When: March 2 | 5 p.m. (DH)
Where: Columbia, S.C.
Venue: Carolina Softball Stadium at Beckham Field (1,480)
Live StatsStatBroadcast Game 1 | StatBroadcast Game 2
Live VideoSECN+ Game 1 | SECN+ Game 2
Series History: South Carolina leads 22-2
Last Meeting: South Carolina 9, Charleston Southern 0 | April 7, 2021 | Columbia, S.C.
South Carolina Gamecocks
8-5, 0-0 SEC
Coach: Beverly Smith | 12th Season
AVG Leader: .444 | Emma Sellers
RBI Leader: 13 | Hannah Kumiyama
Home Run Leader: 5 | Katie Prebble
ERA Leader: 0.49 | Bailey Betenbaugh
Strikeout Leader: 18 | Kelsey Oh
Wins Leader: 2 | Three tied
Charleston Southern Buccaneers
5-8, 0-0 Big South
Coach: Christi Musser | 2nd Season
AVG Leader: .382 | Lilly Bishop
RBI Leader: 11 | Raleigh Lewis
Home Run Leader: 3 | Raleigh Lewis
ERA Leader: 2.12 | Annah Junge
Strikeout Leader: 22 | Annah Junge
Wins Leader: 4 | Annah Junge

Leading off

  • The Gamecocks lead the all-time series against the Buccaneers 22-2, including a doubleheader sweep last season in Columbia.
  • The Gamecocks won last season’s matchup 9-2 and 8-0 (5).
  • Carolina has won 11 in-a-row against the Buccaneers.
  • The lone home loss in the series came back on Feb. 28. 2012, a 2-0 decision.
  • Head coach Bev Smith is 13-1 all-time against Charleston Southern.
  • The Gamecocks opened the season at home for the third straight year. Last season the team opened the season with Carolina Classic, but was canceled due to weather. 
  • South Carolina has opened the season at home in 7 of 12 seasons under Bev Smith.
  • The 2022 roster features 21 total players. A total of seven different states are represented.

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