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.
Left-hander worked career-high eight innings in 3-1 win over Kentucky
LB Dantzler hits his 12th home run of the season
South Carolina vs. Georgia (5/12/13)
South Carolina vs. Kentucky (4/21/13)
South Carolina vs. Texas A&M (3/30/13)
Game 3 (March 24, 2013)
South Carolina at The Citadel (3/19/13)
2013 - Won seventh game of the season with five-plus innings of work allowing two runs on five hits with a walk and three strikeouts in 8-3 win over Georgia (5/12) ... Named SEC Freshman of the Week for the second straight week after pitching seven scoreless innings with just five hits allowed in 4-0 win at LSU (4/28) ... SEC Freshman of the Week after pitching a season-high eight innings to earn the win in 3-1 victory over Kentucky (4/21); did not walk a batter and allowed just one unearned run on nine hits ... Three innings in relief in 14-5 loss at Florida (4/13); allowed two runs on three hits with no walks and three strikeouts ... No-decision in 5-3 loss to Arkansas (3/24); allowed three runs on seven hits in 4.2 innings with two walks and four strikeouts ... Improved to 4-0 with win at The Citadel (3/19); Worked 5.1 innings and allowed two runs on five hits with a walk and five strikeouts ... Allowed one run on five hits in 2.2 innings in win over USC Upstate (3/12) ... Six scoreless innings with just two hits allowed in win over Ball State (3/5) ... Five scoreless innings win win over Furman (2/26).
HIGH SCHOOL - Rated No. 146 best high school prospect in the nation and No. 6 best high school prospect in state of Virginia by Perfect Game USA ... 2012 VISAA Division II Player of the Year ... 2010 & 2012 VISAA Division II All-State First Team ... As a senior in 2012, went 8-0 with a 0.54 ERA in 64 innings with 80 strikeouts to just seven walks ... Helped lead Cape Henry to state championship pitching a complete game and scoring the winning run ... 2011 & 2012 Tidewater Conference Player of the Year; also earned All-TCIS honors ... Named by Perfect Game USA as 2012 Rawlings Preseason Atlantic All-Region First Team ... Most recently played for Orioles Scout AAU team.
PERSONAL - Born on November 2, 1993 ... Parents are J.C. and Lisa Wynkoop.