#12 Gamecocks to Open 2023 Season at #25 Clemson
GAMEDAY INFO – THURSDAY, AUG. 17
🆚 No. 25 Clemson
📍 Clemson, S.C. (Historic Riggs Field)
⏰ 7 p.m. (EST)
COLUMBIA, SC – The 12th-ranked South Carolina women’s soccer team is set to open up the 2023 season on the road Thursday, facing local rival No. 25 Clemson for the 30th time in program history at 7:00 p.m. The match will officially kick off the 2023-24 SC Education Lottery Palmettos Series, with the first point of the year up for grabs.
LAST TIME OUT
The Gamecocks finished conference play tying for the SEC East title, and bringing home the 2022 SEC Tournament Championship title. South Carolina went on to appear in the NCAA Tournament for the 17th time in program history, advancing to the Sweet 16 over Wake Forest and Harvard. South Carolina’s season came to an end after a hard-fought battle with No. 8 Duke, falling 2-1 to the Blue Devils.
SCOUTING THE TIGERS
South Carolina and Clemson have met every year since the program’s inception in 1995. Clemson currently holds the series crown at 16-11-2, however the teams remain tied 3-3-1 in the past seven meetings. In 2022, South Carolina hosted the Tigers with the game ending in a 2-2 tie, the first tie since 2014. Megan Speihs and Cat Barry scored for the Gamecocks.
Fans are encouraged to keep up with in game updates on Twitter and Instagram, @GamecockWSoccer.