At Baton Rouge, La., a miscue in the first minute allowed No. 14 LSU to score, and No. 10 South Carolina could not grab the equalizer in the second half with 10 players, on the way to a 1-0 loss Sunday.
The game marks the first time this season USC (15-2-1, 7-2-1 SEC) was shutout. The Gamecocks drop to a tie for second in the SEC with LSU (11-4-3, 7-2-1) with 22 points behind Florida's 23 points. South Carolina played the final 33 minutes of the match down a player after defender Ellen Fahey was whistled for a red card for tripping.
USC travels to Gainesville, Fla., for the regular season finale Friday night. The game between No. 10 South Carolina and No. 12 Florida will be for the SEC Eastern division title. ...
At Clemson, in its final home game of the season, the Clemson women's soccer team (3-14, 0-9 ACC) fell 5-0 to No. 8 Boston College (13-2-1, 5-2-1).
- From Staff Reports