Friday and Sunday games to be televised; all three available on Gamecock Radio Network from IMG College
Gamecocks last faced the Tigers in 2001 NCAA Regional
Freshman RHP Joel Seddon will make his first start for the Gamecocks
The Gamecocks are 9-1 after three weeks of action.
South Carolina completed its three-game sweep of Princeton with a 3-1 victory on Sunday at Carolina Stadium.
2012 - Hurled 1.1 scoreless innings of relief with just one hit allowed in 6-5 loss vs. Clemson (3/4) ... Struck out one batter in 0.1 scoreless innings of work in 3-2 win over Clemson in Charleston (3/2) ... Hurled 2.1 hitless innings of relief with two strikeouts and just one walk in 2-1 victory over Presbyterian (2/28) ... Two perfect innings of relief with one strikeout in 6-0 win over Elon (2/26) ... Hurled four scoreless innings of relief and earned first win of the season vs. VMI allowing only two hits and striking out six for the afternoon in the 3-2 win over the Keydets (2/18).
JUNIOR COLLEGE - Attended Louisburg College in 2011 and compiled a 9-3 record with a 1.75 ERA in 77 innings pitched ... Struck out 78 batters and walked only nine with also just 59 hits allowed.
2010 - Picked up a win in the NCAA Super Regional vs. Coastal Carolina (6/13), allowed one run on two hits in 1.1 innings with a strikeout and a walk in the 10-9 victory ... One perfect inning of relief in 3-0 loss to Ole Miss at SEC Tournament (5/26) ... Struck out career-high four batters and allowed four runs on five hits in two innings in a 20-15 win over Alabama (5/2) ... Picked up win with two scoreless innings of relief and three strikeouts in 8-7 win at Georgia (4/25) ... Hurled one scoreless inning of relief with a pair of strikeouts to earn secondsave of the season in 4-2 win over USC Upstate (4/21) ... Career high 2.1 scoreless innings of relief with a pair of strikeouts in 9-5 win vs. Ole Miss (4/17) ... Hurled 1.1 perfect innings of relief with a pair of strikeouts in 10-4 win at The Citadel (4/14) ... Pitched 0.2 scoreless innings of relief in 3-2 win at Vanderbilt (4/9) ... One perfect inning of relief with a strikeout in 14-2 win over Mississippi State (4/4) ... One perfect inning of relief with a strikeout in 10-1 win over The Citadel (3/30) ... Pitched 1.1 scoreless innings with a pair of strikeouts in 11-5 win at Auburn (3/26) ... Pitched 0.2 scoreless innings in 8-5 win at Georgia Southern (3/23) ... Earned first career win with 1.1 perfect innings of relief with two strikeouts in 4-2 win over Tennessee (3/19) ... Hurled 1.1 scoreless innings of relief with three strikeouts in 8-3 win over Davidson (3/17) ... Pitched two innings of relief and allowed two runs, one earned, on two hits in 8-4 win over Brown (3/13) ... Hurled 1.1 scoreless innings of relief with three strikeouts in 12-4 win over Valparaiso (3/9) ... Hurled one scoreless inning of relief in 15-0 win vs. Presbyterian (3/3) ... Pitched one scoreless inning of relief with a strikeout in 13-3 win over Duquesne (2/20).
HIGH SCHOOL - 2009 Louisville Slugger HS All-American by Collegiate Baseball ... 2009 All-USA baseball second-team by the USA Today ... 2009 Gatorade Virginia Baseball Player of the Year ... 2009 team at Menchville HS ended season ranked No. 1in the nation by Collegiate Baseball and the USA Today ... Helped lead Menchville HS to 2009 Virginia AAA state championship; won state title game, 7-1 victory over Hanover HS ... Finished senior season with 11-1 record and a 1.17 ERA with 100 strikeouts in 65.2 innings pitched ... Rated No. 122 best high school player in the country by PG Crosschecker as well as the No. 3 best high school player in the state of Virginia ... Rated No. 3 best prospect in the state of Virginia for the 2009 MLB Draft by Baseball America ... One of 38 players in the nation to attend and play in 2008 Aflac All-American HS Classic ... 6-3 record his junior season with a 1.76 ERA ... Played for coach Phil Forbes at Menchville HS.