South Carolina Student-athletes set a departmental GPA record by earning a 3.278 for the spring semester. It was the 19th-consecutive semester in which the student-athletes have combined for a GPA above a 3.0.
Katelyn Dambaugh’s results have been spectacular in her junior season at South Carolina. She has eight top-10 finishes in 10 tournaments, including one win, four seconds and a third. She comes into the national tournament following her first career victory in the NCAA Regional.
For the South Carolina softball team, traveling to the Tallahassee Regional for the third time might be the charm. The Gamecocks, who finished the season with a 36-21 record, will play South Florida (44-14) Friday in the first round of the NCAA Regionals.
The South Carolina men’s golf team clinched a spot at the NCAA Championship for the fourth consecutive season on Wednesday as the Gamecocks finished second at the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional. Carolina shot 283 (-5) in the final round to post a three-day score of 852 (-12).
South Carolina’s softball team learned Sunday night where they’d land in the NCAA Tournament. The Gamecocks drew South Florida to open the Florida State regional. The host Seminoles will begin with Florida A&M.
The South Carolina golf program will be getting a new 17-acre practice facility. The state-of-the-art complex, located behind Gamecock Park, will feature more than 400 yards of hitting space, as well as three greens totaling 18,000 square feet.
Gamecock junior Taylor Williams hit a pinch-hit home run in the eighth to send South Carolina’s softball team (36-20) to a 7-4 extra-innings victory against sixth-seeded and No. 17/15 Missouri in the opening game of the 2016 SEC Softball Tournament.