Catch up on the day's buzz about the Gamecocks! In today's edition: football falls to Florida in The Swamp and to 13th in BCS; fans show their support at the Florida game; men's and women's tennis post strong performances at ITA Regional; Gamecocks in the NFL; women's soccer goes 1-1 for the weekend; volleyball dominates Mississippi State; Lattimore in the Gamecock Spotlight; vote for Cocky in the Capital One Mascot Challenge; and more!
Football. Gamecocks Ranked 13th in BCS Standings
Football. Turnovers Cost Gamecocks In 44-11 Loss at Florida
Baseball. Garnet & Black World Series This Week At Carolina Stadium
Equestrian. Video - Hunt Seat Update with Captain Amber Henter
Men's Soccer. Gamecocks Suffer 2-1 Loss To Memphis In Conference USA Play
Men's Tennis. Gamecocks Flourish at ITA Carolina Regional
Women's Soccer. Gamecocks Pick Up 1-0 Win Over Alabama
Women's Soccer. Gamecocks Drop Road Contest to Kentucky 1-0
Women's Tennis. South Carolina Records Big Wins at ITA Regional
Women's Tennis. Alawi, Kanakova Advance to Doubles Final at ITA Regional
Volleyball. Gamecocks Fall in Three Sets at Ole Miss
Volleyball. Gamecocks Roll Past Mississippi State in Three Sets
VOTE FOR COCKY
Cocky is 7-0 and the only undefeated mascot! He maintained his perfect record with a win over Wilma Wildcat last week and is taking on a very popular bird this week, The Duck from Oregon. Vote for Cocky daily in the Capital One Mascot Challenge! Go to http://www.capitalonebowl.com/vote or use the #CapitalOneCocky hashtag on Twitter to cast your vote.
GAMECOCKS AROUND THE WEB
Football: USC hoping to regroup for matchup with Tennessee (Spartanburg Herald Journal)
Football: Spurrier: Connor Shaw is 'in all likelihood' still the starting QB (NBCSports.com)
Football: Changes after special teams miscues? (GamecockCentral.com)
Football: SEC power rankings: Week 9 (ESPN SEC Blog)
*No. 6 Gamecocks
FROM THE OTHER SIDE
Football: Georgia controls fate in SEC East race (The Augusta Chronicle)
GAMECOCKS IN THE PROS
Football: Texans hammer the Ravens (Associated Press)
*Johnathan Joseph with a 52-yard interception return for a touchdown
*VIDEO of the play
Football: Journeyman tackle Jamon Meredith becomes starting guard for Buccaneers (Tampa Bay Times)
Football: Throw to Rice or I'll throw a fit (News Tribune)
*Columnist says Sidney Rice needs more touches
Football: Checking in with Melvin Ingram (GamecocksOnline.com)
Keep up with updates on Gamecocks in the NFL here.
Men's Golf: Tommy Gainey closes with course-record 60 to win McGladrey Classic (Yahoo Sports)
Men's Golf: Tommy Gainey a refreshing champion (ESPN)
Thank you, fans, for your continued support! Go Gamecocks!
SPURS UP BLOG HIGHLIGHTS
"Inside the Roost" Tonight: Dawn Staley, Golfer Dykes Harbin
This Week's Home Events: Final Home Soccer Games, Halloween Contest at Volleyball
Fan Photos: South Carolina at Florida
"Inside The Chart" with Andy Demetra - October 21
Photos: Softball Stadium Progress Continues
VIDEO OF THE DAY
Marcus Lattimore is a special Gamecock on and off the field. Hear more from him in his Gamecock Spotlight below. Watch more 2012 Gamecock Spotlights on our student-athletes here!
South Carolina men's tennis closed out a successful weekend at the ITA Carolina Regional at Cary Tennis Park on Sunday. Holding the No. 62 spot in the country, sophomore Andrew Adams handled UNC Wilmington's Zach Hublitz 6-4, 6-1 on Friday then dispatched William Parker, who played No. 5 singles for North Carolina most of last season, by a score of 6-1, 6-1.
Volleyball posted a dominating sweep at Mississippi State taking the sets 25-9, 25-15, 25-9. The Gamecocks took the first hitting .476 and not letting the Bulldogs get consecutive points in the frame. Gamecock junior outside hitter Juliette Thevenin posted six kills on six swings to lead the way. In the second set, Thevenin had seven kills without an error. The Gamecocks hit .402 in the win, while the Bulldogs hit just .074. The Gamecocks also won every stat category.
FAN PHOTO OF THE DAY
Today's fan photo was sent to us by Tyree Merriman!
We are a proud Gamecock family living in the heart of Bama! Win or Lose the Merriman Family yells "GO COCKS!" :)
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