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.
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. ...
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.
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.