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South Carolina vs Princeton: Weekend Preview and How to Watch

The Gamecocks host the Tigers at Founders Park


The Gamecocks beat NC A&T on Wednesday to improve to 8-5 and will host Princeton this weekend in the final non-conference series of the season. The Tigers did not begin their season until last weekend and are 0-4 after being swept by UNC-Wilmington. This weekend’s series was originally scheduled for Friday through Sunday, but the final two games will now be a Saturday doubleheader due to expected rainy weather on Sunday.

USC vs Princeton Stats

Stat South Carolina Princeton
Stat South Carolina Princeton
Batting Average 0.274 0.257
On-Base % 0.388 0.299
Slugging % 0.480 0.324
ERA 3.12 7.59
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio 2.44 1.7
Fielding % 0.977 0.94

Junior RHP Adam Hill (4.50 ERA, 34 S0, 5 BB) will start on Friday for the Gamecocks. Hill is coming off of his second record-setting pitching performance in a row. The Tigers will start senior RHP Ben Gross (21.00 ERA, 5 SO, 1 BB).

In the second game of the series Carolina will send Cody Morris (4.50 ERA, 13 SO, 9 BB) to the mound. The sophomore RHP had a shaky start against Clemson last weekend and will look to bounce back against Princeton this week. Junior left-hander Ryan Smith (3.86 ERA, 6 SO, 3 BB) will start for the Tigers.

The Gamecocks have not announced a starter for the series finale. Sophomore RHP James Proctor (6.75 ERA, 2 SO, 4 BB) will get the start for Princeton.

Game 1: Friday, 7 p.m.

Game 2: Saturday, 1 p.m.

Game 3: Saturday (40 minutes after conclusion of Game 2)

Watch: All three games will be streamed online via SEC Network Plus.

Listen: 107.5 The Game & The Gamecock Radio Network