Gamecocks host USC Upstate on Wednesday
Gamecocks record their 11th shutout of the season
Gamecocks record their 10th shutout of the season
Gamecocks enter with 16-0 record; Ole Miss brings in a 16-2 record
South Carolina with seven shutouts in 14 games this season
South Carolina vs. USC Upstate (4/23/14)
South Carolina vs. Davidson (4/22/14)
South Carolina vs. Florida (4/12/14)
2013 - Played in 13 games with a start, hit .071 (1-for-14) with two runs scored and a double ... Also fielded 1.000 with seven putouts and 13 assists ... First career start at shortstop in 9-5 win over Charleston Southern (4/2), walked twice and scored a run ... First career hit with a double and a run scored in 5-2 win over Furman (2/26) ... Saw action in all three games vs. Albany with seven assists in the field ... Named to SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.
HIGH SCHOOL - Rated No. 372 best high school prospect in the nation and No. 10 best high school prospect in state of North Carolina by Perfect Game USA ... Named by Perfect Game USA to 2012 Rawlings Preseason Atlantic All-Region First Team ... 2012 NCBCA 3A All-State team (North Carolina Baseball Coaches Association) ... Hit .460 (29-for-63) as a senior in 2012 with 22 runs scored and eight doubles ... Played for Dirtbags AAU team, named captain for the 2012 season ... Also lettered in basketball.
PERSONAL - Born on January 10, 1994 ... Parents are Dave and Nicole Arendas ... Father Dave Arendas played at North Carolina and currently serves as director of operations for baseball staff.