Gamecocks Host Spartans Tuesday Night
COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina men’s soccer team returns to action at Stone Stadium Tuesday, September 6, when the Gamecocks host USC Upstate at 7 p.m.
When: September 6 | 7 p.m.
Where: Columbia, S.C.
Venue: Stone Stadium (5,700)
Live Stats: StatBroadcast
Live Video: ESPN+
Series History: South Carolina leads 5-1
Last Meeting: USC Upstate 1, South Carolina 0 | September 17, 2021 | Columbia, S.C.
South Carolina Gamecocks 0-2-1, 0-0 SBC
Coach: Tony Annan | 2nd Season – 5-11-3
Goal Leader: 1 | Three tied
Assist Leader: 1 | Four tied
Points Leader: 2 | Three tied
Shots Leader: 5 | Harrison Myring and Peter Clement
Saves Leader: 13 | Ben Alexander
USC Upstate Spartans 0-2, 0-0 Big South
Coach: Scott Halkett | 10th Season
Goal Leader: 1 | Andrin Zumbühl
Assist Leader: 1 | Felipe Marty
Points Leader: 2 | Andrin Zumbühl
Shots Leader: 3 | Jeremy Montero
Saves Leader: 6 | Luca Bulfon
Taking the Pitch
- This is the seventh meeting between the Gamecocks and Spartans.
- Upstate lone win in the series came last season.
- All seven meetings have come at Stone Stadium.
- The Gamecocks won the previous two meetings, both coming in overtime, during the spring of 2021 and fall of 2019.
- The two dies have played each of the last five seasons.
- Their first meeting came back on Sept. 11, 1980, the Gamecocks won 2-1.
- Carolina has out-scored Upstate 9-4 in the series.
- Rocky Perez and Bryce Griffith were named to the Wolstein Classic All-Tournament Team.
- Freshman goalkeeper Ben Alexander was named to the Canadian U-20 team, where he started three matches during the 2022 Concacaf Men’s U-20 Championship.
- The roster features 17 newcomers; five transfers and 12 true freshmen.
- The team returns 10 players from the 2021 squad, including All-Conference performers Peter Clement, Logan Frost, and Harrison Myring.