Jan. 11, 2006
The USC Baseball team is ranked 14th in the pre-season
poll by Baseball America and 17th by Collegiate
Baseball. They are one of seven SEC schools to be
ranked in the top 25 by Baseball America.
The men's basketball team split a pair of home games
last week, defeating South Carolina State before falling
to Tennessee in the SEC opener. Tarence Kinsey
had the hot hand with 24 and 18 points respectively.
The Gamecocks travel to Ole Miss for a Wednesday
night game, then host Georgia on Saturday.
The women's basketball team dropped its first two
SEC contests of the season, falling to No. 1 Tennessee
before losing at Kentucky. Lauren Simms led the
way with 16 and 14 points respectively. They travel to
LSU for a Thursday tilt before returning home to face
Vanderbilt on Sunday at 3 p.m.
The Equestrian team will host the 2006 Saddles and
Spurs Exhibition on Wednesday, January 25, prior to
the USC-Florida men's basketball game. The event
will be held outside the Colonial Center beginning at
The annual spring game is set for Saturday, April 8.
Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving
The men's and women's swimming and diving teams
swept North Carolina State on Saturday. The men
edged the 24th-ranked Wolfpack, 121-120, while the
women posted a 135-103 win. Dan White led the
men to victory with a pair of wins in the 500 and 1000
freestyle. Christy Williams had a pair of wins for the
women, taking top honors in the 200 back and 200
IM. They compete again Saturday at Kentucky.
Track and Field
The indoor track & field season got underway Saturday
with an exhibition in Orlando. The team travels to
Virginia Tech this weekend.
Shonda Cole will travel to Colorado Springs this
weekend for open tryouts for the 2006 USA Women's
National Team. Cole competed on one of the national
teams this past summer, traveling to the Dominican
Republic, Korea, China and Thailand.