South Carolina completed a three-game road sweep of Southeastern Conference foe Vanderbilt with an exciting 9-7 ninth-inning victory.
With the game tied 7-7 in the ninth, USC’s all-time hits leader (303) Mac White led off the inning with a single. White stole second, and was moved over to third by Ted Rose’s bunt single. Next, Randy Stegall pushed both runners across the plate with a clutch double. Carolina got three outs in the bottom of the ninth to make a winner of relief pitcher Craig Ross, who tossed 2 1/3 innings.
USC improved its record to 33-13, 9-6 in the SEC.