Pankake homers in Carolina loss
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. North Carolina (6/11/2013)
South Carolina vs. Liberty (6/2/13)
South Carolina vs. Saint Louis (5/31/13)
South Carolina vs. Georgia (5/12/13)
2013 - Played in all 63 games with 60 starts, hit .262 (60-for-229) with 40 runs scored, nine doubles, two triples, four homers and 27 RBI ... 3-for-5 with a RBI and a run scored in 6-5 loss to North Carolina in NCAA Super Regional (6/8) ... 2-for-6 with a run scored in 19-3 win over Liberty in NCAA Regional (6/1) ... 1-for-4 with a RBI and two runs scored and a stolen base in 7-1 win over Georgia (5/11) ... 3-for-5 with a RBI and a run scored in 9-3 win over Wofford (5/8) ... 1-for-3 with a run scored and two sacrifice flies in 4-0 win at LSU (4/28) ... 2-for-5 with a run scored in 5-2 win over Kentucky (4/20) ... 2-for-5 with a run scored in 14-5 loss at Florida (4/13) ... 2-for-4 in 3-2 loss at Florida (4/11) ... 2-for-5 with a triple, two runs scored and two RBI in 19-2 win at Tennessee (4/7) ... 3-for-6 with a homer and two runs scored in 12-8 win at Tennessee (4/6) ... 1-for-2 with two walks and a RBI in 9-5 win over Charleston Southern (4/2) ... Hit by pitch twice and scored a pair of runs in 6-3 win over Texas A&M (3/30) ... 3-for-4 with a run scored in 6-4 win over Texas A&M (3/29) ... Solo home run in 2-0 win at Missouri (3/16) ... 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBI in 9-5 win over Rider (3/9) ... 1-for-3 with three walks, two runs scored and a RBI in 14-4 win over Ball State (3/6) ... 2-for-4 with a solo home run in 8-0 win vs. Clemson (3/3) ... 2-for-4 with a double in 5-2 win over Furman (2/26) ... 3-for-4 with two runs scored, a double, a homer and three RBI (2/24) ... RBI and a run scored, also hit by a pitch in 8-7 win over Liberty (2/17) ... 1-for-3 with a run scored in 4-3 win over Liberty (2/15) ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2012 - - Played 54 games with 43 starts, hit .258 (33-for-128) with 17 runs scored, eight doubles, a homer and 13 RBI, tallied a .402 on-base percentage as well ... 2-for-4 with a RBI single in 2-0 win over Arkansas at NCAA College World Series (6/21) ... 2-for-5 with a RBI in 7-3 win over Florida at NCAA College World Series (6/16) ... Key two-out two-run double as well as two sacrifice hits in 5-1 win over Oklahoma in NCAA Super Regional (6/11) ... NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team ... 2-for-4 with a RBI in the 4-3 win over Clemson in the NCAA Regional (6/3) ... 1-for-2 with a double and a RBI in 7-0 win over Manhattan in the NCAA Regional (6/1) ... Season-high in hits and RBI as he went 3-for-4 with a double, two runs scored and two RBI in the 10-7 win at Arkansas (5/6) ... Hit .444 (4-for-9) at SEC Tournament ... 2-for-3 in 7-2 loss to Florida at SEC Tournament (5/25) ... 2-for-4 in 5-3 win over Auburn at SEC Tournament (5/24) ... First home run of the season in 7-6 loss at Arkansas (5/5) ... 1-for-2 with a run scored in 5-3 win at Auburn (4/21) ... 1-for-3 with two runs scored and a double in 12-5 win at Auburn (4/20) ... 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored in 6-4 win over Mississippi State (4/15) ... 1-for-2 with a run scored in 5-4 loss to Tennessee (4/6) ... 2-for-3 with a run scored and a sacrifice fly RBI in the 7-0 win at College of Charleston (4/4) ... 2-for-4 in the 6-5 loss at Clemson (3/4) ... Opening Day starter at second base, scored a run in 2-1 victory over VMI (2/17).
JUNIOR COLLEGE - Played in the Coastal Plain League in the summer for the Columbia Blowfish and was named to the All-Star team ... Played his sophomore year in 2011 at Brevard CC and finished with a .294 batting average (40-for-136) with six doubles, five triples as well as 18 runs scored and 18 RBI ... Earned second-team All-Southern Conference honors in 2011 ... Played his freshman year in 2010 at Florida Atlantic and finished with a .293 batting average (24-for-82) and 22 runs scored ... Lettered at Bishop Moore Catholic HS where he earned first-team All-Central Florida honors and was team MVP his senior season.
PERSONAL - Born on August 1, 1990 ... Parents are Mark and Cherie Vergason.