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
Gamecocks are 30-10 and 10-7 in the SEC
South Carolina vs. North Carolina (6/11/2013)
South Carolina vs. Saint Louis (5/31/13)
South Carolina vs. Georgia (5/12/13)
2013 - Earned third-team All-America honors from Collegiate Baseball and the NCBWA ... Named to NCBWA Stopper of the Year Watch List ... Earned second-team All-SEC honors ... Holds South Carolina record with 110 career appearances ... 2013 MLB Draft Selection (10th round/New York Yankees) ... Made 32 appearances, went 3-3 with 17 saves, hurled 43.0 innings with 60 strikeouts to just 14 walks, opponents hit only .209 against him as he compiled a 1.47 ERA ... 2.1 scoreless innings with just one hit and one walk allowed in 5-4 loss to North Carolina in NCAA Super Regional (6/11) ... Picked up 17th save of the year in 6-4 win over Liberty in NCAA Regional (6/2); allowed one run on two hits in 1.1 innings with a walk and three strikeouts ... Two hitless innings of relief with five strikeouts in 7-3 win over Saint Louis in NCAA Regional (5/31) ... 16th save of the year with one perfect inning ofr relief in 5-3 win at Mississippi State (5/17) ... Saved 15th game with one scoreless inning with two strikeouts in 4-3 win over Presbyterian (5/14) ... One inning of relief, allowed an unearned run on two hits with two strikeouts in 8-3 win over Georgia (5/12) ... One perfect inning of relief with two strikeouts in 7-2 win over Georgia (5/10) ... 1.1 perfect innings of relief to earn 14th save in 4-0 win at LSU (4/28) ... One scoreless inning of relief with two strikeouts in 4-2 win at LSU (4/27) ... One scoreless inning of relief with two strikeouts to earn 12th save in 3-1 win over Kentucky (4/21) ... Three scoreless innings of relief with just one hit allowed and four strkeouts in 7-6 win over Kentucky to pick up the victory (4/20) ... One scoreless inning of relief in 12-8 win at Tennessee (4/6) ... 1.2 innings of relief to pick up win in 5-4 victory at Tennessee (4/5); allowed one run, unearned, on one hit with one walk and four strikeouts ... 0.2 scoreless innings for 11th save in 6-3 win over Texas A&M (3/30) ... 0.2 scoreless innings with a pair of strikeouts for 10th save in 6-4 win over Texas A&M (3/29) ... Two scoreless innings with four strikeouts for ninth save in 3-2 win over Texas A&M (3/28) ... 4.2 innings of relief in 5-3 loss to Arkansas (3/24); allowed two runs on four hits with three walks and six strikeouts ... Two perfect innings of relief with a pair of strikeouts for eighth save of the year in 9-5 win at The Citadel (3/19) ... 0.2 perfect innings for seventh save of the year in 2-0 win at Missouri (3/16) ... 1.1 perfect innings for sixth save of the year in 4-1 win at Missouri (3/15) ... Fifth save of the season with two scoreless innings in 1-0 win over Rider (3/10); allowed just three hits and one walk with a strikeout as well ... Fourth save of the yeawr with 2.1 perfect innings of relief with season-high four strikeouts in 2-0 win over Rider (3/8) ... Struck out lone batter he faced in 14-4 win over Ball State (3/5) ... Struck out the side with a perfect inning of relief in 6-0 win at Clemson (3/1) ... Third save of the season in 5-2 win over Furman; one scoreless inning of relief with two strikeouts (2/26) ... 0.2 scoreless innings to earn a save in 6-4 win over Albany (2/23) ... 0.1 scoreless inning with a strikeout in 3-2 loss to Liberty (2/17) ... Earned first save of the season vs. Liberty with 1.2 scoreless innings, did not allow a hit and struck out two batters (2/15) ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2012 - Made 39 appearances, second highest in a single-season in school history, went 6-1 with a 1.56 ERA with three saves, hurled 57.2 innings and walked 18 batters while striking out 58, opponents hit just .211 against him ... 0.2 scoreless innings in 4-1 loss to Arizona at NCAA College World Series (6/25) ... Hurled four scoreless innings of relief with jus two hits allowed and two walks and three strikeouts in 3-2 win over Arkansas at NCAA College World Series (6/22) ... Worked 5.1 scoreless innings and allowed just two hits and one walk while striking out five batters in 2-1 loss to Arkansas at NCAA College World Series (6/18) ... 0.2 scoreless innings in 7-3 win over Florida at NCAA College World Series (6/16) ... Earned a win with one scoreless inning of relief in 5-1 win over Oklahoma in NCAA Super Regional (6/11) ... 1.1 perfect innings of relief in 5-0 win over Oklahoma in NCAA Super Regional (6/9) ... Allowed one run on two hits in 2.1 innings with no walks and four strikeouts to pick up a save in 4-3 win over Clemson in NCAA Regional (6/3) ... Pitched a season-high four innings and allowed two runs on three hits with one walk and three strikeouts in 3-2 loss to Vanderbilt at SEC Tournament (5/23) ... Picked up a win with 1.2 scoreless innings of relief in 5-4 win over LSU (5/18) ... One scoreless inning of relief in 3-0 win at Georgia (5/11) ... Allowed one run on five hits in 2.1 innings in 7-6 loss at Arkansas (5/5) ... One perfect inning of relief to pick up a win in 1-0 win over Alabama (4/27) ... 1.2 scoreless innings with three strikeouts in 5-3 win at Auburn (4/21) ... Retired both batters he faced to pick up save in 6-4 win over Mississippi State (4/15) ... Two perfect innings of relief with two strikeouts in 8-0 win over The Citadel (4/10) ... One perfect inning of relief to pick up the win in 2-1 victory over Tennessee (4/8) ... 2.2 scoreless innings of relief with just two hits allowed, one walk and three strikeouts in the 7-0 win at College of Charleston (4/4) ... Tied season-high with 3.2 innings pitched, did not allow a run and limited Gators to just two hits while walking one and striking out two in 5-4 loss to Florida (3/24) ... 0.1 scoreless innings in 4-3 loss at Kentucky (3/16) ... Won second game of the season with 1.2 perfect innings of relief with a pair of strikeouts in 6-4 victory over Appalachian State (3/14) ... 1.1 perfect innings of relief with two strikeouts in 3-1 win over Princeton (3/11) ... 1.2 scoreless innings of relief with two strikeouts in 6-1 win over Princeton (3/10) ... Two scoreless innings of relief with only one hit allowed in 6-5 loss at Clemson (3/4) ... 0.1 scoreless innings with no hits allowed in 9-6 win vs. Clemson (3/3) ... Retired lone batter he faced in 3-2 win vs. Clemson in Charleston (3/2) ... First career save as he retired lone batter he faced in 2-1 win over Presbyterian (2/28) ... Tied career-high with seven strikeouts in 3.2 innings of relief in 3-2 win oer Elon (2/25) ... Earned a win in his first appearance for Carolina, throwing 2.1 innings of scoreless, one-hit ball and striking out four VMI batters in 2-1 win on Opening Day (2/17).
2011 - 2011 MLB Draft Selection (48th round/Cincinnati Reds) ... Key relief appearance in 2-1 win over Florida in game one of championship series at College World Series (6/27); did not allow a run in 2.1 innings of work ... 0.2 scoreless innings with two strikeouts in 8-2 win over Stetson in NCAA Regional (6/5) ... Retired lone batter he faced in 3-2 win at Alabama (5/21) ... Earned third win of the year in 9-5 victory vs. UNC Asheville (5/17) ... One perfect inning with a pair of strikeouts in 6-1 win over Presbyterian (5/10) ... 1.2 scoreless innings with two strikeouts in 10-2 win over Auburn (4/30) ... Retired lone batter he faced in 9-6 win vs. Liberty (4/26) ... 1.1 perfect innings of relief with a strikeout in 5-3 loss at Mississippi State (4/23) ... One perfect inning of relief with three strikeouts in 17-8 win over Rhode Island (3/23) ... Career-high 7.1 innings and tied career-high seven strikeouts while alloing just four hits to pick up the victory in 4-0 win over Southern Illinois (2/26) ... Did not allow an earned run in first start of the year and hurled career-high six innings to pick up the win in 2-1 win over Santa Clara; struck out four (2/19).
2010 - 0.1 scoreless innings in 2-1 win over UCLA in national championship series victory at College World Series (6/29) ... Earned victory with one perfect inning of relief in 3-2 win over Oklahoma at the College World Series (6/24) ... 0.2 scoreless innings in 3-0 loss to Ole Miss at SEC Tournament (5/26) ... Four scoreless innings in start in 10-2 win over Charleston Southern with four strikeouts (5/12) ... Retired lone batter he faced in 9-3 loss at Kentucky (5/9) ... Picked up a win with 1.2 innings of relief with three strikeotus and one walk in 20-15 win over Alabama (5/2) ... 0.2 scoreless innings of relief in 11-4 win at Georgia (4/23) ... One perfect inning of relief with a strikeout in 10-4 win at The Citadel (4/14) ... Earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors after hurling 5.2 scoreless innings with six strikeouts and just one hit allowed in 4-0 win over Tennessee (3/21) ... Quality start in 6-5 win over Brown; allowed two runs on four hits with career-high seven strikeouts and a walk (3/14) ... Hurled 4.1 scoreless innings of relief and allowed just two hits while striking out three batters in 4-2 loss at East Carolina (2/28) ... First career start vs. Duquesne, pitched 4.1 scoreless innings and allowed five hits and a walk while striking out six batters in 5-3 win (2/21).
HIGH SCHOOL - Rated No. 228 best high school player in the country by PG Crosschecker as well as the No. 6 best high school player in the state of Virginia ... 2009 Virginia High School Coaches Association (VHSCA) A All-State team ... Played in 2009 VHSCA East-West All-Star game. Pitched for North Canes AAU squad.
PERSONAL - Born Jon Tyler Webb on 7/20/90 ... Parents are Kirk and Kristin Webb.