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Men’s Soccer Continues Homestand Friday Night
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Men’s Soccer Continues Homestand Friday Night


South Carolina Gamecocks (0-3-1)
South Carolina Gamecocks (0-3-1)
Queens University Charlotte Royals (1-1)
Queens University Charlotte Royals (1-1)
Columbia, S.C. | Stone Stadium

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina men’s soccer team continues its homestand Friday night (Sept. 8), when the Gamecocks host Queens University Charlotte at 7 p.m.

Gameday Information – #WEareCarolina
: September 8 | 7 p.m.
: Columbia, S.C.
: Stone Stadium (5,700)
Live Stats
: StatBroadcast
Series History
: South Carolina leads 1-0
Last Meeting
: South Carolina 2, Queens 1 | Sept. 20, 2022 | Columbia, S.C.

South Carolina Gamecocks 0-3-1, 0-0 Sun Belt
: Tony Annan | 3rd Season – 10-20-7
Goal Leader
: 1 | Adam Luckhurst
Assist Leader
: 1 | Martin Yahia
Points Leader
: 2 | Adam Luckhurst
Shots Leader
: 11 | Ethan Dekel Daks
Saves Leader
: 14 | Ben Alexander

Queens University Charlotte Royals 1-1, 0-0 A-Sun
: Oliver Carias | 13th Season
Goal Leader
: 1 | Three tied
Assist Leader
: 1 | Mario Goic
Points Leader
: 3 | Mario Goic
Shots Leader
: 6 | Giuliano Lucca
Saves Leader
: 8 | Javier Izquierdo-Cuervo

Taking the Pitch

  • This will be only the second meeting between the Gamecocks and Royals.
  • Carolina took the first meeting last season at Stone Stadium 3-1.
    • In that match, Adam Luckhurst scored his first career brace to lead the way.
  • The Royals are currently making the transition from Division II to Division I.
    • This will be their second season in Division I.

Quick Notes

  • The Gamecocks enter the weekend ranked 25th in the nation in corner kicks per game at 6.75 per contest.
  • This is the 45th season of South Carolina men’s soccer.
  • The Gamecocks have an all-time record of 521-281-83.
  • South Carolina finished the regular season last year leading the nation in average attendance with 2,839 fans per game.
  • The Gamecocks begin their second season in the Sun Belt Conference.
  • Carolina was picked to finish fifth in the conference by the coaches.
  • The roster features 10 newcomers; five transfers and five true freshmen.
  • They return eight starters from a season ago, including four starters in the defensive end.
  • The team return Adam Luckhurst who led the Gamecocks in every offensive category.

For the latest on men’s soccer, visit or follow the team’s social media accounts on Twitter @GamecockMSoccer, Facebook /GamecockMSoccer, and Instagram @GamecockMSoccer.

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