Senior Braeden Troyer leads all returners with 10 career goals, tied for seventh in Gamecock history during the Conference USA era (since 2005).
Twice he's been named to the C-USA All-Academic Team, and he has three All-C-USA nods, (`12 second team, `11 & 13 third team).
He also made the 2011 Conference USA All-Freshman Team.
On two occasions, CoSIDA has voted him on the Capital One Academic All-District 4 team.
We Scheduled Strong Foes
Of the 17 regular-season matches scheduled this season for the Gamecocks, 12 come against top-100 RPI teams in the final 2013 report from the NCAA.
Seven rank in the top 50, four from C-USA (Charlotte, UAB, Old Dominion & New Mexico).
Four foes made the NSCAA/Continental Tire Preseason Top 25, well, 26 when you count Old Dominion tying for the 25th spot with Navy.
Storied Rivalry Adds Another Chapter on Tuesday Night at The Graveyard
South Carolina and Clemson tangle for the 42nd time on the pitch in men's soccer on Tuesday.
The squads have met in each of SC's 36 seasons and includes five NCAA Tourney matchups.
The Tigers hold an advantage in the series, 24-16-1, including in matches in Columbia, 11-8-1.
Two long streaks make up most of the series, with the Tigers taking the first nine encounters and posting a nine-match unbeaten streak (8-0-1) from 1996-2003.
Since 2004, the Gamecocks are 6-4 against their archrivals, with two of the losses coming in double overtime.
The last three matches at Stone Stadium have gone to the Gamecocks, with all three clean sheets.
The Last Meeting
September 2, 2013
Gamecocks Fall to Clemson 2-1 in Double Overtime
After evening the match at 1-1 in the second half, South Carolina (1-1-0) was unable to put Clemson (2-0-0) away and fell to the Tigers 2-1 in double overtime at Riggs Field on Monday night. Freshman Thales Moreno tallied the Tigers' game-winner in the 102nd minute of the match.