Gamecock Baseball Announces 2013 Schedule
The South Carolina baseball team has announced its schedule for the 2013 season featuring 29 games against 2012 NCAA Tournament teams as well as 35 home games at Carolina Stadium. The Gamecocks open the season on Friday, February 15, hosting a three-game series vs. Liberty. South Carolina and Clemson will meet for a fourth-consecutive year in a unique three-game setting. The series opens on Friday, March 1 at Clemson. Game two of the series on Saturday, March 2 shifts to Greenville, S.C. and Fluor Field, home of the Greenville Drive, a minor league affiliate of the Boston Red Sox for the Reedy River Rivalry game. The series finale is in Columbia on Sunday, March 3 at Carolina Stadium at 1:30 p.m. The Gamecocks’ 30-game SEC schedule begins on Friday, March 15, with South Carolina traveling to Missouri for the first time in school history. You can view the full season schedule at gamecocksonline.com. On a related note, Junior LHP Nate Matheson (6-2 215) of Hampton, VA committed to USC according to the Daily Press of Hampton Roads. Matheson last season was 5-1 with a 0.91 ERA. He struck out 46 batters in in 38.2 innings. He also hit .382 with 17 RBIs. He’s the 13th commitment for USC’s 2014 class.