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Spurs Up Daily Round-Up: 4/2 Scholar-Athletes Announced, Baseball Beats Vandy

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Catch up on the day's buzz about the Gamecocks! In today's edition: senior athletes Michael Roth, Katie Burnett, Chris Campbell, and Courtney Newton have been nominated for SEC Post-Graduate Scholarships, Baseball picks up wins in Nashville, Softball takes two over Longwood, Women's Tennis comes up big against Auburn, coverage of Saturday's spring football scrimmage, and more!



GAMECOCKSONLINE.COM NEWS

General News. SEC Announces 2011-12 Post-Graduate Scholarship Nominees

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Baseball. South Carolina Baseball Notebook

Baseball. Gamecocks Take Series With 6-4 Win Over Vanderbilt In 13 Innings

Softball. Westfall's Grand Slam Sends Gamecocks to 12-5 Victory over Longwood

Women's Tennis. Kanakova Clinches Gamecocks' Thrilling 4-3 Win at Auburn

Men's Tennis. Gamecocks Narrowly Clipped by Tigers

Men's Golf. Harbin's Career Low Leads Gamecocks on Final Day at Augusta State Invitational

Women's Golf. Gamecock Women's Golf Claims Fifth at Liz Murphey Classic

Track & Field. Gamecocks Earn Three Wins In Rain-Shortened Final Day



FOOTBALL SPRING PRACTICE

The Gamecocks will hold their next spring practice Tuesday at 4:15 p.m. at the Proving Grounds practice fields on Bluff Rd. Fans are welcome to attend. Photography is allowed for the first 15 minutes only and no autographs are allowed. Thank you for your cooperation!

More coverage:

South Carolina holds second spring football scrimmage (The Post and Courier)

Spring football odds and ends (The Post and Courier)



GAMECOCKS AROUND THE WEB

Baseball: Walker slams 'Dores with 13th-inning homer (GamecockCentral.com)

Baseball: USC-Vanderbilt Diamond Extra (GamecockCentral.com)



GAMECOCKS IN THE PROS

Two-Minute Drill with Stephon Gilmore (The Post and Courier)



VOTE FOR DAWN STALEY

Dawn Staley has been nominated for induction into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame both as an individual and as a member of the 1996 Women's Basketball gold medal team. The '96 team also included Gamecock assistant coach Nikki McCray. Fan votes will count toward the final voting tallies. Fans can vote once per day through April 9, 2012. Let's help get Coach Staley this much-deserved honor!

http://halloffamevoting.teamusa.org/



COCK-A-DOODLE-TWEET

Anyone else ready for football?



Lots of love for Christian Walker who delivered a two-run homer in the 13th inning to clinch the win over Vanderbilt on Sunday.
 


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Vote Daily for Staley, Team USA in Olympic Hall of Fame



VIDEO OF THE DAY

Get to know Evan Marzilli in today's Gamecock Spotlight as he talks about his family, his love of music, leaving it all on the field and more:





ROOSTER CROWS


Baseball player Michael Roth and golfer Katie Burnett have been nominated for the H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Post-Graduate Scholarship and track and field athlete Chris Campbell and basketball player Courtney Newton been nominated for the Brad Davis Community Service Post-Graduate Scholarship.

These scholarships are presented to the top male and female scholar-athletes in the SEC. The recipients of the H. Boyd McWhorter scholarship will be announced on National Student-Athlete day, April 6th, and the winners of the Brad Davis scholarship will be announced on April 5th.



FAN PHOTO OF THE DAY

Kristin Fairfax of Fort Lawn, SC, sent in today's Fan Photo of the Day, saying, "My little boy Nick was so excited to be at his first game that I had to share. He loves his Gamecocks!!"

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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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