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March 9, 2014 

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College Softball

USC falls to Alabama

At Tuscaloosa, Ala., South Carolina(14-7, 0-3 SEC) loaded the bases with none out in the seventh down by three but scored twice, falling to No. 11 Alabama 4-3 on Sunday.

College tennis

Gators top Gamecocks

At Gainesville, Fla., No. 40 South Carolina battled No. 26 Florida to the final moments of a pair of three-set matches before falling 4-2. ...

At Pittsburgh, Pa, the 15th-ranked Clemson women’s team (12-3, 5-0 ACC) blanked Pittsburgh (3-5, 0-5) in the first meeting between the programs.

College sand volleyball

USC splits pair

At St. Augustine, Fla., South Carolina wrapped its weekend at the North Florida Invitational with a split of its two matches.

After falling 5-0 to No. 9 Florida International, the Gamecocks (2-2) defeated Florida Atlantic 4-1.

College golf

USC women finish fifth

At Hilton Head Island, South Carolina shot a 12-over 296 at Long Cove Club and finished the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate in fifth place, which is the highest finish for the Gamecocks in the event. Junior Justine Dreher and senior Samantha Swinehart both fired a 1-over 72 in the final round to finish at 6-over and 7-over, respectively. Dreher finished in a tie for 12th while Swinehart tied for 15th.

From Staff Reports

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