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#3 South Carolina Gamecocks vs. Presbyterian Blue Hose: Preview and How to Watch

The Gamecocks return home to host the Blue Hose

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The Gamecocks are 36-11 (16-7 SEC) after two bad games led to a series loss in Kentucky over the weekend. Despite the disappointing performance by the team in Lexington, South Carolina remains a consensus top ten team and is 5th in the NCAA RPI. The Gamecocks are back in Founders Park tonight to begin their final stretch of home games of the regular season.

Carolina will face the Blue Hose tonight for the 65th meeting between the teams. The Gamecocks lead the all-time series 45-19. Last year’s 7-4 Carolina loss in extra innings was the first win for Presbyterian since 1947. The Blue Hose are 24-23 (10-11 Big South) and are coming into tonight’s game off of a series loss at Campbell over the weekend.

South Carolina Presbyterian
Batting Average .290 .278
On-Base % .380 .350
Slugging % .412 .400
ERA 3.22 4.95
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio 2.97 1.71
Fielding % .981 .971

Junior RHP Taylor Widener will start for South Carolina tonight. Widener has a 4.24 ERA with 36 strikeouts and 11 walks. This will be his eighth start of the season.

Presbyterian has not yet announced a starting pitcher for the game.

When: 7 p.m.

How to Watch: SEC Network +

How to Listen: 107.5 The Game