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Spurs Up Daily Round-Up: 2/20 Successful Baseball Opening Weekend

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Catch up on the day's buzz about the Gamecocks! In today's edition: Baseball opens the season with a sweep of VMI, Women's Basketball earns their 20th win of the season over Georgia, Kierre Beckles breaks a school record in track, Amanda Rutqvist earns silver in the 200m breaststroke at SEC Championships, senior Malik Cooke earns his 1,000th career point, and more!



GAMECOCKS AROUND THE WEB

Baseball: Look Back, Look Ahead: Freshman Impact (GamecockCentral.com)

Baseball: Pitching comes through for Gamecocks vs. VMI (GoGamecocks.com)

Baseball: USC sweeps VMI (Anderson Independent Mail)

Baseball: New names, old faces combine for sweep (GamecockAnthem.com)

Baseball: Fans Stock Up On Gamecock Baseball Gear (WLTX.com)

Women's Basketball: Staley, Gamecocks secure 20th win of season (GoGamecocks.com)

Women's Basketball: Gamecocks hunting for SEC tourney bye (GamecockCentral.com)


GAMECOCKS IN THE PROS

Men's Soccer: Jimmy Maurer's leap of faith (MLSsoccer.com)



GAMECOCKSONLINE.COM NEWS

Women's Basketball. Gamecocks Score 20th Win, 69-55 Over Alabama

Men's Basketball. Gamecocks Fall to Tigers 68-58

Swimming & Diving. Courtney Forcucci Named AgSouth Athlete of the Week

Swimming & Diving. Rutqvist Wins Silver in 200 Breaststroke to Wrap Up SEC Championships

Baseball. South Carolina Baseball Notebook

Baseball. Gamecocks Sweep Doubleheader and Series With 13-1 Win Over VMI
 
Softball. Gamecocks Post 15-3 Win over Villanova

Track. Kierre Beckles's School Record Leads 12 Wins In Track Tune-up

Women's Tennis. South Carolina Earns 7-0 Win Over Loyola Marymount

Men's Tennis. Freshmen Star in Singles in Win Over UNC Wilmington

Men's Basketball. Gamecocks Fall to Tigers 68-58
 


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SPURS  UP BLOG HIGHLIGHTS
 
"Inside the Roost" Tonight: Jerry Meyers, Bill McDonald

This Week's Home Events: Seven Sports in Action
 
#SCopeningday Storified

Athletics Holds Carolina Tennis Center Dedication

New Photos of Farmer's Market Project

Spurrier Jr. Happy with Signing Class, Recruiting Efforts



VIDEO OF THE DAY

Get to know junior women's tennis player Jaklin Alawi and listen up for her unique career dream.





ROOSTER CROWS

Kierre Beckles broke the 55-meter hurdle school record Saturday to lead the Gamecocks to 12 wins at the Gamecock Invitational. Beckles had three runs in the women's 55-meter hurdles Saturday, improving from 7.88 in the prelims to 7.55 in the final to surpass the previous program record of 7.60 set by both Ronnetta Alexander (2006) and Jackie Madison (1998).

South Carolina is No. 2 in the nation in college baseball attendance after opening weekend with an average of
7,751 fans per game and 23,253 total.



FAN PHOTO OF THE DAY

Today's fan photo is from Rory Smith with his son Roman at Williams-Brice:

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We've got a lot of great submissions so keep them coming! Feel free to send in your photos (any sport/season, either of you or taken by you!) with your name to GamecockAthletics@gmail.com! A lot of the best photos include some Gamecock gear and 'showing your spurs'! We'd love to share with the rest of Gamecock Nation!

Previous fan photos may be seen here:
Fan Photo of the Day series - 2012
Fan Photo of the Day series - 2011
 
  

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