At Awendaw, South Carolina shot a team total of 850 to finish fourth in the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate on Tuesday. The Gamecocks were five shots behind winner LSU, while Clemson tied for eighth with N.C. State, 12 shots behind.
Patrick Rada led USC with a 207 to finish in a tie for third, three shots behind winner Matt Hill of North Carolina State. Wesley Bryan was seventh for the Gamecocks, five shots back of Hill.
Luke Hopkins tied for 10th to lead Clemson individually, and Jacob Burger was tied for 17th.
Wake Forest 289-281-276-846
South Carolina 296-272-282-850
Augusta State 302-270-281-853
N.C. State 291-286-280-857
East Tennessee State 301-284-285-870
Central Florida 307-286-283-876
Long Beach State 307-287-299-903
College of Charleston 314-299-308-921
T3. Patrick Rada 71-66-70-207
7. Wesley Bryan 75-64-70-209
T32. George Bryan IV 72-72-73-217
T32. Paul Woodbury 78-70-69-217
T62. Clint Tolleson 79-72-77-228
T10. Luke Hopkins 72-70-69-211
T17. Jacob Burger 70-71-72-213
T32. Corbin Mills 76-70-71-217
T41. Ben Martin 76-71-72-219
T52. Crawford Reeves 78-68-76-222
T62. John Duke Hudson 79-72-77-228
T65. Harrison Moore 80-76-73-229
T65. Tim Mitchell 76-78-75-229
T74. Michael Montgomery 83-75-83-241
T74. Seth Stuart 79-76-86-241
Tar Heels top USC
At Chapel Hill, N.C., North Carolina scored six runs in each of the first two innings and went on to beat South Carolina, 17-7. Briana Hamilton had two hits and two RBIs to lead the Gamecocks, 10-23 overall.
USC's Grimsley gets under-20 national team invite
USC forward Kayla Grimsley has been invited to the U.S. under-20 national team camp in mid-April in Carson, Calif. Grimsley earned the invite after impressing at an earlier camp this month. The sophomore led the SEC in goals with 13 and was second in points with 33.
Two USC riders in Nationals
South Carolina's Carly Babcock and Nicole Bourgeois earned individual seeds for the Varsity Equestrian National Championships, April 15-17 at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. Babcock is one of eight riders who were selected to compete in the individual bracket for Equitation, while Bourgeois is one of eight riders who were selected to compete in the individual bracket for Equitation Over Fences.
Booker Nunley, USC men's track and field, SEC athlete of the week.
- From Staff Reports