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Baseball Faces NC State Saturday Night
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Baseball Faces NC State Saturday Night


  • South Carolina will face host NC State in a Raleigh Regional winner’s bracket game Saturday night (June 1) at Doak Field on NC State’s campus.
  • First pitch is set for 6 p.m.
  • The game will be televised on ESPN+ with Dani Wexelman and Roddy Jones on the call.
  • Friday’s game also will be on the Gamecock Sports Network presented by Learfield with Derek Scott and Stuart Lake on the call.


  • Will Tippett’s sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 10th inning gave Carolina an 8-7 win over James Madison on Friday afternoon.
  • Cole Messina hit a two-out, two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth, his 21st of the season, to tie the game at seven.
  • Chris Veach struck out four in 4.2 innings of relief and now has 11 strikeouts in 11.2 innings pitched in the postseason (SEC and NCAA Tournaments).
  • Messina was joined by Tippett, Blake Jackson and Kennedy Jones in the home run count on Friday.
  • Carolina won its first game of 2024 when trailing after eight innings.

South Carolina Garrett Gainey (Sr. LHP) 1-4, 3.75 ERA, 48.0 IP, 9 BB, 64 SO
NC State Dominic Fritton (So. LHP) 3-5, 7.00 ERA, 63.0 IP, 39 BB, 64 SO