Teams Set For 2011 Garnet & Black World Series
Dogpile at 2011 College World series.
 
Dogpile at 2011 College World series.

Oct. 26, 2011

Columbia, S.C. - The South Carolina baseball team concludes fall team practice this weekend with the Garnet & Black World Series at Carolina Stadium. Senior left-handed pitcher Michael Roth is the captain of the Garnet squad with junior right-handed pitcher Matt Price the captain of the Black team. All three scrimmages are open to the public with admission free of charge. Friday's first pitch is set for 4 p.m. with Saturday and Sunday's contests both at noon.

Garnet Team (captain Michael Roth)
Evan Beal - Fr. RHP
Nolan Belcher - Jr. LHP
Connor Bright - Fr. INF
Ethan Carter - Jr. RHP
Will Casey - Sr. LHP
Vince Fiori - Fr. RHP
Grayson Greiner - Fr. C
Colby Holmes - Jr. RHP
Spencer Jordan - Jr. RHP
Josh Knab - Jr. RHP
Kyle Martin - Fr. 1B
Jordan Montgomery - Fr. LHP
Joey Pankake - Fr. INF
Erik Payne - So. INF
Michael Roth - Sr. LHP
Adam Matthews - Sr. OF
Reid Moman - Fr. OF
Sean Sullivan - Jr. OF
Jake Watson - So. INF
Tyler Webb - Jr. LHP
Jake Williams - Sr. OF
Brent Worsham - Jr. C

Black Team (captain Matt Price)
Brison Celek - So. 1B
T.J. Costen - Fr. INF
Robert DeCosmo - Fr. RHP
LB Dantzler - Jr. INF
Tanner English - Fr. OF
Patrick Harrington - Fr. C/OF
Al Hentz - Jr. RHP
Mikal Hill - Fr. INF
Forrest Koumas - So. RHP
Thomas Little - Jr. RHP
Tanner Lovick - Jr. INF
Evan Marzilli - Jr. OF
Logan Munson - Sr. LHP
Matt Price - Jr. RHP
Hunter Privette - Jr. RHP
Dante Rosenberg - Jr. C
Joel Seddon - Fr. RHP
Patrick Sullivan - Jr. RHP
Drake Thomason - Fr. RHP
Chase Vergason - Jr. INF
Christian Walker - Jr. 1B
Adam Westmoreland - Jr. LHP

 

 

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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.