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#5 South Carolina Gamecocks vs Appalachian State Mountaineers: Preview and How to Watch

The Gamecocks look to bounce back from Sunday’s loss


Though the Gamecocks (5-3) lost on Sunday, they won on Friday and Saturday to take the series over a good Wright State team. South Carolina will return to action as they host the Appalachian State Mountaineers this afternoon in Founders Park. The Gamecocks lead the all-time series with the Mountaineers 13-1.

Appalachian State is 4-3 after sweeping Gardner-Webb last weekend. The Mountaineers opened the season with the Hughes Brothers Tournament, where they went 1-3 after splitting a pair of games with VMI and losing to George Mason and UNCW.

USC vs Appalachian State Stats

Stat South Carolina Appalachian State
Stat South Carolina Appalachian State
Batting Average 0.278 0.226
On-Base % 0.358 0.336
Slugging % 0.384 0.309
ERA 2.38 3.73
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio 3.68 2.15
Fielding % 0.971 0.973

The Gamecocks will start Graham Lawson against the Mountaineers. The sophomore RHP has a 3.00 ERA after one appearance so far this season. Appalachian State has not yet announced a starting pitcher.

First pitch is at 4 p.m. at Founders Park

The game will be available to watch online via SEC Network Plus

It will be on the radio at 107.5 The Game & The Gamecock Radio Network