Fifth-seeded South Carolina (13-4-3) held off a late rally to take down No. 4 seed Missouri (11-6-3) 2-1 in the SEC tournament quarterfinals on Wednesday night.
Junior Stevi Parker (24th minute) and sophomore Sophie Groff (58th minute) scored to give the Gamecocks their first-ever win against the Tigers.
The Gamecocks will face Texas A&M in the SEC Tournament semifinals for the second year in a row on Friday at 4:30 p.m. The Gamecocks and Aggies tied 2-2 in the regular-season meeting between the schools.