Rising senior Marwan El Kamash and rising sophomore Akram Mahmoud will both represent Egypt at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil after recording qualifying times this past weekend at Arena Pro Swim Series at Charlotte, N.C.
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Top-ranked LSU belted out 11 hits with a pair of homers on the way to an 8-1 victory over South Carolina on Saturday night. The Tigers improve to 46-9 and 21-8 in the SEC while the loss drops the Gamecocks to 32-24 and 13-17 in league play.
The top-seeded South Carolina men’s golf team secured its third-straight trip to the NCAA Championship with an incredible run on the back nine in the final round of the NCAA Bremerton Regional on Saturday at Gold Mountain Golf Club’s Olympic Course.
South Carolina fought through its last at-bat, getting the tying run to the plate, but No. 13/14 UCF (50-8) finished a 5-2 victory in Saturday’s second elimination game in the Tallahassee Regional, ending the Gamecocks’ season.
Top ranked LSU tallied 15 hits with seven of nine starters with at least one hit on the way to a 9-2 win over South Carolina on Friday night at Carolina Stadium. The Tigers improved to 46-9 and 20-8 in the SEC while the loss dropped the Gamecocks to 32-23 and 13-16 in league play.
South Carolina (30-22) returns home to host USC Upstate (15-34) at Carolina Stadium on Tuesday night. First pitch is scheduled for 7 p.m. It will be broadcast live on SEC Network Plus and can be heard on the Gamecock IMG Network including flagship station, 107.5 FM, “The Game.”
South Carolina women’s basketball invites fans to join the celebration of the Gamecocks’ trip to the NCAA Final Four when the team arrives back at Colonial Life Arena later tonight. Head coach Dawn Staley and selected student-athletes will address the crowd gathered outside the front entrance of the arena at the corner of Lincoln and Greene Streets upon the team’s arrival, which is estimated to be between 7 and 7:30 p.m.
South Carolina Women’s Basketball is in Greensboro tonight to take on UNC in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament’s most challenging regional.
A four-run fifth inning helped lift eighth-ranked South Carolina to a 6-1 win over USC Upstate on Wednesday night in non-conference action at Carolina Stadium. The Gamecocks improve to 32-10 on the year while the loss drops the Spartans to 14-30.
Holding a three-point lead at the half, South Carolina was unable to keep up with USC Upstate’s shooting from the field in the second half (48.1 percent) as the Gamecocks fell 74-68 today at Colonial Life Arena.