USC baseball

A look at USC’s new baseball coach, Mark Kingston

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — According to numerous sources, South Carolina will hire South Florida head baseball coach Mark Kingston to fill the vacant role with the Gamecocks. The contract is expected to be finalized tomorrow morning by the University of South Carolina Board of Trustees. USF currently pays Kingston around $140,000 per season base salary, but USC is expected to…

Vandy Hands USC First SEC Loss


NASHVILLE, TENN. (USC SID) — Third ranked Vanderbilt scored four runs in the first inning and Jordan Sheffield struck out nine in seven innings of work as the Commodores defeated second ranked South Carolina 6-3 on Thursday night at Hawkins Field.  Vanderbilt is now 22-4 and 5-2 in the SEC and South Carolina is 23-4 and 6-1 in league play….

Jones Named National Hitter Of The Week


COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) — Fresh off of SEC Player of the Week honors, South Carolina sophomore catcher John Jones has been named National Hitter of the Week by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA).  Jones hit .500 (7-for-14) in the Arkansas series with a pair of game-winning home runs as well as eight runs batted in.  The NCBWA…

Hill Gets The Start Against Wofford


COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) — South Carolina (10-2) begins a five-game homestand Tuesday night hosting Wofford (10-3). First pitch is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Founders Park. The game will be broadcast live on SEC Network Plus and is available on the Gamecock IMG Network including flagship station, 107.5 FM, “The Game.” Carolina follows up Tuesday night’s tilt with a…

Carolina And Clemson Baseball Renew Rivalry


COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) — College baseball’s premier rivalry is this weekend as South Carolina (9-0) meets Clemson (6-1) for three games in three different sites. The series opens on Friday at Founders Park with first pitch at 7 p.m. Game two of the series shifts to Greenville and the Reedy River Rivalry contest at Fluor Field with first pitch…