Gamecocks release 2013 baseball schedule

GoGamecocks staff reportsOctober 30, 2012 

USC's Black Team have fun in the dugout during the Garnet and Black World Series game at Carolina Stadium.

C. ALUKA BERRY — caberry@thestate.com

The South Carolina baseball team on Tuesday announced its schedule for the 2013 season.

The schedule features 29 games against 2012 NCAA Tournament teams as well as 35 home games at Carolina Stadium. The Gamecocks open the season on Friday, Feb. 15, hosting a three-game series vs. Liberty.

South Carolina and Clemson will meet for a fourth-consecutive year in an alternating-site, three-game setting. The series opens on Friday, March 1 at Clemson. Game two of the series on Saturday, March 2 shifts to Greenville's Fluor Field. The series finale is in Columbia on Sunday, March 3 at Carolina Stadium at 1:30 p.m.

The Gamecocks' 30-game SEC schedule begins on Friday, March 15, with South Carolina traveling to Missouri for the first time in school history.

Along with the Clemson series, South Carolina will play 10 additional in-state contests this year with Charleston Southern, College of Charleston, Furman, Presbyterian, The Citadel, USC Upstate and Wofford on the schedule.

In addition to Missouri on the conference slate, South Carolina will also face Albany, Ball State and Rider for the first time ever on the baseball diamond.

February

DAYOPPONENTLOCATIONTIME
15LibertyColumbia, S.C.3 p.m.
16LibertyColumbia, S.C. 1:30 p.m.
17LibertyColumbia, S.C. 1:30 p.m.
22Albany Columbia, S.C. 3 p.m.
23Albany Columbia, S.C. 1:30 p.m.
24Albany Columbia, S.C. 1:30 p.m.
26Furman Columbia, S.C. 4 p.m.

March

DAYOPPONENTLOCATIONTIME
1 at ClemsonClemson, S.C. 6:30 p.m.
2vs. ClemsonGreenville, S.C. (Flour Field) TBA
3 ClemsonColumbia, S.C. 1:30 p.m.
5 Ball State Columbia, S.C. 7 p.m.
6 Ball State Columbia, S.C. 7 p.m.
8 Rider Columbia, S.C.7 p.m.
9 RiderColumbia, S.C.4 p.m.
10RiderColumbia, S.C.1:30 p.m.
12 USC Upstate Columbia, S.C. 7 p.m.
13 Davidson Columbia, S.C. 7 p.m.
15 at Missouri* Columbia, Mo. TBA
16 at Missouri* Columbia, Mo. TBA
17 at Missouri* Columbia, Mo. TBA
19 at The Citadel Charleston, S.C.7 p.m.
22 Arkansas* Columbia, S.C. 7 p.m.
23 Arkansas* Columbia, S.C. 4 p.m.
24 Arkansas* Columbia, S.C. 1:30 p.m.
26 at Coll. of Charleston Charleston, S.C. 6 p.m.
29 Texas A&M* Columbia, S.C. 7 p.m.
30 Texas A&M* Columbia, S.C. 4 p.m.
31 Texas A&M* Columbia, S.C. 1:30 p.m.

April

DAYOPPONENTLOCATIONTIME
2Charleston Southern Columbia, S.C. 7 p.m.
3 at Furman Greenville, S.C. (Fluor Field) 7 p.m.
5 at Tennessee* Knoxville, Tenn. TBA
6 at Tennessee* Knoxville, Tenn. TBA
7 at Tennessee* Knoxville, Tenn. TBA
9 The Citadel Columbia, S.C.7 p.m.
12 at Florida* Gainesville, Fla. 7 p.m.
13 at Florida* Gainesville, Fla. 7 p.m.
14 at Florida* Gainesville, Fla. 1 p.m.
16 Coll. of Charleston Columbia, S.C. 7 p.m.
19 Kentucky* Columbia, S.C. 7 p.m.
20 Kentucky* Columbia, S.C. 4 p.m.
21 Kentucky* Columbia, S.C. 1:30 p.m.
23 vs. Gardner-Webb Shelby, N.C. (Keeter Stadium) 7 p.m.
26 at LSU* Baton Rouge, La. 8 p.m.
27 at LSU* Baton Rouge, La. 7:30 p.m.
28 at LSU* Baton Rouge, La. 2 p.m.

May

DAYOPPONENTLOCATIONTIME
3Vanderbilt* Columbia, S.C. 7 p.m.
4 Vanderbilt* Columbia, S.C. 4 p.m.
5 Vanderbilt* Columbia, S.C. 1:30 p.m.
8 Wofford Columbia, S.C. 7 p.m.
10 Georgia* Columbia, S.C. 7 p.m.
11 Georgia* Columbia, S.C. 4 p.m.
12 Georgia* Columbia, S.C. 1:30 p.m.
14 Presbyterian Columbia, S.C. 7 p.m.
16 at Mississippi State* Starkville, Miss. 7:30 p.m.
17 at Mississippi State* Starkville, Miss. 7:30 p.m.
18 at Mississippi State* Starkville, Miss. 3 p.m.
21-26 at SEC Tournament Hoover, Ala. TBA

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