Seventh-ranked Carolina hit grand slam homers in back-to-back innings to complete a three-game sweep of Vanderbilt, winning the finale 13-1.
Tim Whittaker and Marcus McBeth hit the slams, as USC claimed its 14th straight victory over the Commodores. Carolina left little doubt about the outcome in this one, as they struck for seven runs in the second inning,
Gamecocks’ starter Chris Spigner walked five, but allowed only one run on four hits in 5 1/3 innings. The win improved the season record to an impressive 22-4, 7-2 in the SEC.