At Boca Raton, Fla., Evan Childs had two hits and four RBIs and April Borchardt scored three runs and drove in three more as USC (8-4) beat Loyola 15-1 to sweep a pair of games Saturday at the Florida Atlantic Strike Out Cancer Tournament.
In the day's first game, Audrey Broyles tossed a one-hit shutout to lead South Carolina past Providence 1-0. Broyles (3-0) struck out six and had no walks in her second shutout of the season.
Ashley Chastain (3-2) got the win against Loyola, giving up one run on four hits and three walks. The 15 runs were the most for the Gamecocks since scoring 15 against South Dakota State in 2005.
The Gamecocks close out their stay in south Florida today with games against Providence and Florida Atlantic.
USC men fend off Appalachian State
South Carolina posted a 5-2 victory against Appalachian State at the Maxcy Gregg Tennis Center, winning five of six singles matches. USC (6-2) enters SEC play in their next match at LSU on Friday.
Clemson men continue hot start
At Clemson, Clemson swept a pair of matches Saturday, beating Southern Mississippi 6-1 and blanking Navy 7-0 to stretch its season-opening winning streak to 10. The 10 Clemson wins are the most victories to start a season since the 1969 went 16-0. ...
At Coral Gables, Fla., Miami upended the Clemson women's team 6-1. The Tigers (11-3, 1-1 ACC) had been 5-0 on the road.
USC falls to Georgia
At Bishop, Ga., fifth-ranked USC (5-5) dropped a 12-7 decision to No. 1 Georgia on Saturday at the UGA Equestrian Complex.
TRACK AND FIELD
Ten Gamecocks qualify for today's SEC finals
At Fayetteville, Ark., five Gamecocks scored and 10 qualified for today's finals as USC completed the second day at the SEC Indoor Championships.
The highlight of the day was Michael Zajac, who earned the silver medal and All-SEC honors for finishing second in the weight throw. The men sit sixth with 14 points and the women are in fifth with 16 heading into the final day of competition.
- From Staff Reports