Gamecocks Wrap Up Homestand with Winthrop Friday Night
COLUMBIA, S.C. – For the third consecutive match, the South Carolina men’s soccer team takes on a Palmetto State foe when the Gamecocks host the Winthrop Eagles Friday, September 9 at 7 p.m.
Gameday Information – #WEareCarolina
When: September 9 | 7 p.m.
Where: Columbia, S.C.
Venue: Stone Stadium (5,700)
Live Stats: StatBroadcast
Live Video: ESPN+
Series History: South Carolina leads 8-0
Last Meeting: South Carolina 4, Winthrop 1 | August 29, 2021 | Columbia, S.C.
South Carolina Gamecocks 1-2-1, 0-0 Sun Belt
Coach: Tony Annan | 2nd Season – 6-11-3
Goal Leader: 2 | Logan Frost
Assist Leader: 1 | Five tied
Points Leader: 5 | Logan Frost
Shots Leader: 7 | Harrison Myring
Saves Leader: 14 | Ben Alexander
Winthrop Eagles 0-3, 0-0 Big South
Coach: Daniel Ridenhour | 10th Season
Goal Leader: 2 | Aiden Williams
Assist Leader: 1 | Jayden Mace
Points Leader: 4 | Aiden Williams
Shots Leader: 5 | Nick Guido
Saves Leader: 11 | Sam Bell
Taking the Pitch
- This is the ninth meeting between the Gamecocks and Eagles.
- The Gamecocks have won all eight previous meetings
- Carolina is 4-0 at home against Winthrop
- The Gamecocks won the previous two meetings by a combined score of 8-3.
- The two teams have met each of the last two seasons, but prior to that their last meeting came in 2004.
- Their first meeting came during South Carolina’s first season as a program on Oct. 25, 1978. The Gamecocks won 4-1.
- Carolina has out-scored Winthrop 32-5 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.