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Gamecocks Host College of Charleston on St. Patrick's Day
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Gamecocks Host College of Charleston on St. Patrick's Day

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina softball team takes on the College of Charleston on St. Patrick’s Day, Thursday, March 17. First pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m. Fans who wear green can purchase tickets for $1 at the stadium.
Gameday Information
When: March 17 | 6 p.m.
Where: Columbia, S.C.
Venue: Carolina Softball Stadium at Beckham Field (1,480)
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Series History: South Carolina leads 12-1
Last Meeting: South Carolina 8, College of Charleston 2 | February 26, 2017 | Columbia, S.C.
South Carolina Gamecocks
16-8, 1-2 SEC
Coach: Beverly Smith | 12th Season
AVG Leader: .403 | Riley Blampied
RBI Leader: 26 | Katie Prebble
Home Run Leader: 10 | Katie Prebble
ERA Leader: 1.69 | Bailey Betenbaugh
Strikeout Leader: 30 | Bailey Betenbaugh
Wins Leader: 5 | Kelsey Oh
College of Charleston Cougars
5-15, 0-0 Colonial Athletic
Coach: Tracey Lynch | 1st Season
AVG Leader: .341 | Jenna Carter
RBI Leader: 10 | Jenna Helberg
Home Run Leader: 2 | Jenna Helberg
ERA Leader: 1.88 | Carli McCants
Strikeout Leader: 31 | Carli McCants
Wins Leader: 2 | Carli McCants and McKenna Kelly
Leading off

  • Carolina has won the last four meetings dating back to 2015. 
  • The two sides met twice in 2015 and 2017, but have not played since.
  • CofC’s lone win in the series came in 2009 at Charleston.
  • The Gamecocks have scored an average of 6.15 runs per game against the Cougars.
  • South Carolina is 10-0 all-time at home against the College of Charleston.
  • The 12 stolen bases by Jordan Fabian to start the season are the most since Samie Garcia (14) and Alaynie Page (13) in 2013. 
  • The 10 home runs by Katie Prebble through 24 games are the most by any Gamecock since game-by-game records are available (2000).
  • Freshman Emma Sellers’ 25 hits through 24 games are the most by a freshman since Kennedy Clark had 28 hits in 2016.
  • The 35 stolen bases by Carolina are the most to start a season since stealing 35 in 2017. It’s the fifth time under Smith they’ve stolen at least 35 (2011-13, 17)
  • The 154 RBIs are the most through 24 games since 2019, and are third most under Smith through 24 games (2013, 172; 2019, 157).
  • 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 22 total players. A total of seven different states are represented.

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