South Carolina Baseball Weekend Scrimmage Schedule
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Patrick Sullivan

Oct. 5, 2011

Columbia, S.C. - The South Carolina baseball team continues fall practice this weekend with scrimmages on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Carolina Stadium. All three scrimmages are open to the public with admission free of charge. Friday's scrimmage will start at 3 p.m. with the Alumni Game slated for 7 p.m. that evening. Saturday's scrimmage is scheduled for 5 p.m. with Sunday at 1:30 p.m.

Over 128 former players, coaches and support staff from the University of South Carolina baseball program will return for Alumni Weekend. There will be a brief introduction of former players, coaches and support staff before the Alumni Game on Friday at Carolina Stadium.

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South Carolina is the back-to-back defending national champion in NCAA Division I Baseball after winning consecutive titles at the 2010 and 2011 College World Series. South Carolina has 10 College World Series appearances including five in the last 10 years under head coach Ray Tanner. Under Tanner's leadership, South Carolina owns the fourth highest win total in the nation in the last 12 years with a 577-231 record. South Carolina is one of eight schools to appear in the NCAA Regional every season in the last 12 years including nine NCAA Super Regional appearances in that span, one of only five schools to accomplish the feat.

Carolina owns more overall wins than any SEC team in the last 12 years and more conference wins than any SEC team in the last 12 years with a 222-137 conference record. South Carolina is the only SEC school to record 40 or more wins each season from 2000-present and the only SEC school to reach the NCAA Regional every season in the last 12 years. The Gamecocks also have the most NCAA Super Regional appearances of the 12 SEC schools in the last 12 years.

Head coach Ray Tanner is the second winningest coach in Southeastern Conference history with a .699 winning percentage in 15 seasons at the helm of the Garnet & Black.