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.
Gamecocks are 30-10 and 10-7 in the SEC
Gamecocks are 28-10, 8-7 in the SEC
South Carolina vs. Georgia (5/12/13)
South Carolina vs. Wofford (5/8/13)
2013 - Named to 2013 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team ... Named to Johnny Bench Award Watch list for best catcher in the nation ... Preseason All-America honors from Collegiate Baseball ... Game-winning two-run homer in the top of the 10th, went 3-for-4 with two runs scored as well in 5-3 win at Mississippi State (5/17) ... 6-for-10 (.600) in the Georgia series with three RBI and three runs scored ... 2-for-4 with a RBI and a run scored in 8-3 win over Georgia (5/12) ... 3-for-4 with a double, a triple, a RBI and two runs scored in 7-2 win over Georgia (5/10) ... 2-for-3 with two doubles, a run scored and a RBI in 9-3 win over Wofford (5/8) ... 2-for-4 with a double, a run scored and two RBI in 7-6 loss to Gardner-Webb (4/23) ... 2-for-5 with two runs scored and a RBI in 7-6 win over Kentucky (4/20) ... 2-for-3 in 14-5 loss at Florida (4/13) ... 2-for-4 in 3-2 loss at Florida (4/11) ... 2-for-4 with a two-run double in 6-5 win over The Citadel (4/9) ... Career-high four hits and tied a career-high with four RBI with a homer in 19-2 win over Tennessee (4/7) ... 2-for-3 with a run scored in 5-4 win over Tennessee (4/5) ... 2-for-5 with two runs scored and two RBI in 9-5 win over Charleston Southern (4/2) ... Base hit and a RBI in 3-1 win at College of Charleston (3/26) ... A base hit, a run scored and three walks in 5-3 loss to Arkansas (3/24) ... Two-run homer and a sac fly for three RBI in 9-5 win over The Citadel (3/19) ... Solo home run, two hits and two runs scored in 4-1 win at Missouri (3/15) ... 2-for-5 with a run scored and three RBI in 14-4 win over Ball State (3/6) ... 2-for-4 with two stolen bases, two runs scored and a RBI in 8-0 win vs. Clemson (3/3) ... RBI double in 6-3 loss vs. Clemson (3/2) ... 1-for-4 with a RBI single in 5-2 win over Furman (2/26) ... 1-for-3 with a sac fly and two RBI in 6-4 win over Albany (2/24).
2012 - Named to 2012 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team (could not compete due to recovery from knee injury) ... Named to Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-America Team ... SEC All-Freshman Team ... Played in 62 games with 53 starts, hit .222 (43-for-194) with 26 runs scored, 13 doubles, one triple, six homers and 32 RBI ... Strong behind the plate as he allowed just 25 stolen bases on 43 attempts ... Tallied a RBI single in 4-1 win over Kent State at the NCAA College World Series (6/21) ... 2-for-5 with two runs scored and a double in 5-3 win over Auburn at SEC Tournament (5/24) ... 1-for-4 with run scored in 5-4 win over LSU (5/18) ... First triple of the year and a run scored in 3-0 win at Gerogia (5/12) ... Strong series at Arkansas, caught all 28 innings and threw out five runners over the course of the weekend trying to steal ... Two-run single in 10-7 win at Arkansas (5/6) ... Drove in four runs in the 8-6 win at Arkansas with a two-run homer, sac fly and a RBI single (5/4) ... 2-for-5 with a double, two runs scored and a RBI in 9-1 win over Alabama (4/28) ... Tied season-high in hits and RBI with 3-for-5 day at the plate with two runs scored, a double, a homer and four RBI in the 12-11 win over Alabama (4/27) ... 1-for-4 with two runs and a RBI in 11-7 win at Auburn (4/22) ... 3-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBI in 12-5 win at Auburn (4/20) ... Named SEC Freshman of the Week after a a key solo home run that jumpstarted a four-run rally in the bottom of the eighth as the Gamecocks came from behind to defeat MSU 7-6 ... Greiner collected three hits over the weekend with a pair of doubles and the home run ... He also scored two runs ... 1-for-1 with a double and run scored in 6-4 win over Mississippi State (4/15) ... 2-for-4 with a double and a solo home run in 7-6 win over Mississippi State (4/13) ... Grand slam home run in 8-0 win over The Citadel (4/10) ... 2-for-4 with two doubles in 5-4 loss to Tennessee (4/6) ... Two-out RBI single in 6-3 loss at Kentucky (3/18) ... Pinch-hit two-run single in the 5-2 win over Charleston Southern (3/13) ... Sacrifice fly RBI in 3-1 win vs. Princeton (3/11) ... 2-for-3 with a pair of homers, a couple runs scored and career-high four RBI in the 6-5 loss at Clemson (3/4) ... 2-for-4 with a RBI in 8-1 win over Elon (2/24) ... Hit .400 (4-for-10) in VMI series with a double and a run scored ... One of three players to post two multi-hit games for the VMI series...Threw out the only runner that tried to steal a base on him for the weekend in his two starts behind the plate.
HIGH SCHOOL - Rated No. 112 best high school prospect in the nation and No. 5 best high school prospect in state of South Carolina by Perfect Game USA ... Rated No. 5 best high school prospect in state of South Carolina by Baseball America ... Rated No. 1 catcher in the state of South Carolina No. 6 best high school prospect in state of South Carolina by Diamond Prospects ... 2009, 2010 & 2011 South Carolina AAAA All-State ... 4A Player of the Year by The State Newspaper ... 2011 SC/NC Select All-Star Game ... Hit .442 (38-for-86) his junior season in 2010 with nine HR and 39 RBI; also hit .420 as a sophomore in 2009.
PERSONAL - Born on October 11, 1992 ... Parents are Mark and Karen Greiner ... Father lettered in basketball at South Carolina from 1973-76.