First pitch for Friday's home game at Carolina Stadium is 7 p.m.
Gamecocks make first trip to Baton Rouge since 2008
Gamecocks are 31-10, 11-7 in the SEC
First pitch at Keeter Stadium is set for 6 p.m.
LB Dantzler hits his 12th home run of the season
South Carolina vs. Saint Louis (5/31/13)
South Carolina vs. Georgia (5/12/13)
2013 - Played 56 games with 56 starts, hit .263 (52-for-198) with 38 runs scored, seven doubles, a pair of homers and 29 RBI, also 41 walks to 29 strikeouts and a .382 on-base percentage, stole 12 bases ... 3-for-4 with a run scored and a RBI in 6-5 loss to North Carolina in NCAA Super Regional (6/8) ... NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team ... 1-for-3 with a RBI and a run scored in 6-4 win over Liberty (6/2) ... A pair of RBI in 19-3 win over Liberty in NCAA Regional (6/1) ... 2-for-4 with a double, a homer, two runs scored and two RBI in 7-3 win over Saint Louis (5/31) ... 1-for-3 with a run scored and two RBI In 8-3 win over Georgia (5/12) ... 2-for-4 with a run scored in 7-1 win over Georgia (5/11) ... Career-high four hits with first career homer, season-high three runs scored and a pair of RBI in 10-6 win vs. College of Charleston (4/16) ... 2-for-4 with a run scored in 4-3 loss at Florida (4/12) ... 3-for-6 with a double, a run scored and a RBI in 12-8 win over Tennessee (4/6) ... 2-for-4 with a double and a RBI in 9-5 win over Charleston Southern (4/2) ... Game-winning RBI in 3-2 win over Texas A&M (3/30) ... 1-for-2 with a sac fly, run scored and a walk in 12-4 win over Davidson (3/13) ... 2-for-4 with a run scored and a stolen base in 2-0 win over Rider (3/8) ... Season-high in hits as he went 3-for-4 with a RBI and a run scored in the 10-0 win over Ball State (3/5) ... 1-for-4 with a RBI and two runs scored in 8-0 win vs. Clemson (3/3) ... 1-for-2 with a run scored and a RBI in 6-0 win at Clemson (3/1) ... 1-for-2 with a RBI sacrifice fly in 5-2 win over Furman (2/26) ... 1-for-3 with a run scored and two RBI in 14-1 win over Albany (2/24) ... Reached base in all five plate appearances, went 2-for-2 with two runs and a RBI in 8-3 win over Albany (2/23) ... 2-for-4 in 3-2 loss to Liberty (2/17) ... 1-for-4 with two runs scored and a RBI in 8-7 win over Liberty (2/17) ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.
JUNIOR COLLEGE - Played this past summer in 2012 with the Columbia Blowfish of the Coastal Plain League; helped lead team to Petit Cup Championship with a.288 average (49-for-166) with four homers and 24 RBI ... Played for Tallahassee Community College in 2012 ... Named to 2012 All-Panhandle Conference First Team, also was named Defensive Player of the Year ... In 2012, hit .342 in 48 games with a homer and 43 RBI. Also posted a team-high 21 doubles and stole 20 bases in 21 attempts ... Played for Oklahoma State in 2011.
PERSONAL - Born on September 16, 1990 ... Parents are Ed and Suzzy Saiko.