Gamecocks Set for Top-10 Matchup Against Thundering Herd
COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina men’s soccer team returns home to Stone Stadium Saturday, October 8, when the Gamecocks host No. 6 Marshall for a Sun Belt Conference match at 7 p.m. Kids who wear their 2022 camp shirt to the game will receive $1 tickets at the gate.
Gameday Information – #WEareCarolina
When: October 8 | 7 p.m.
Where: Columbia, S.C.
Venue: Stone Stadium (5,700)
Live Stats: StatBroadcast
Series History: Marshall leads 12-5-1
Last Meeting: Marshall 4, South Carolina 0 | October 30, 2021 | Huntington, W.Va.
South Carolina Gamecocks 5-3-2, 1-0-1 Sun Belt
Coach: Tony Annan | 2nd Season – 10-12-4
Goal Leader: 3 | Adam Luckhurst
Assist Leader: 2 | Four tied
Points Leader: 8 | Adam Luckhurst
Shots Leader: 15 | Adam Luckhurst
Saves Leader: 32 | Ben Alexander
#6 Marshall Thundering Herd 6-1-2, 1-0-2 Sun Belt
Coach: Chris Grassie | 5th Season
Goal Leader: 8 | Matthew Bell
Assist Leader: 6 | Adam Aoumaich
Points Leader: 16 | Matthew Bell
Shots Leader: 28 | Matthew Bell
Saves Leader: 18 | Oliver Semmle
Taking the Pitch
- This is the 19th meeting between the two programs.
- The two teams have met every season since the series began in 2005.
- Marshall has won the last five meetings.
- They played twice during the 2015 season, meeting in the C-USA Tournament.
- The Gamecocks are 3-5 at Stone Stadium against the Herd.
- The last time Carolina earned a victory came in a 2-1 win at home on October 2, 2016.
- The lone tie in the series came in 2013 in Huntington, a 1-1 draw.
All-Time Results vs. Marshall (5-12-1)
- Two Gamecocks have now scored a brace this season, Adam Luckhurst and Logan Frost.
- Adam Luckhurst became the first player since 2018 to record a goal and two assists in a match when he did so against Winthrop.
- 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.