SEC Baseball Series Preview: Georgia at South Carolina

Preview of the Georgia-South Carolina SEC baseball series including key players, stats, schedules/results, rosters and a prediction of the series winner

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The Georgia Bulldogs travel to the South Carolina Gamecocks for a 3-game, Thursday-Saturday SEC baseball series. 14Powers.com SEC Baseball previews this series and predicts the series winner.

By 14Powers SEC Baseball Staff

Series Schedule May 9-11

Charlie Condon of Georgia
Charlie Condon of Georgia
Founders Park (8,242)
Founders Park (8,242)
Cole Messina of South Carolina
Cole Messina of South Carolina
  Day Start Time (ET) TV Tickets
Game 1 Thursday 8:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets
Game 2 Friday 5:30 PM ET SECN+ Tickets
Game 3 Saturday 2:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets

Team Statistical Comparisons

Statistic Team National
Rank
Conference
Rank
Value
Base on Balls South Carolina
Georgia
1
8
1
3
319
294
Batting Average Georgia
South Carolina
33
173
4
9
0.306
0.274
Double Plays South Carolina
Georgia
62
182
1
9
36
27
Double Plays Per Game South Carolina
Georgia
75
209
1
9
0.77
0.57
Doubles Georgia
South Carolina
85
158
5
8
91
80
Doubles Per Game Georgia
South Carolina
98
188
5
9
1.94
1.70
Earned Run Average South Carolina
Georgia
29
91
5
9
4.50
5.31
Fielding % Georgia
South Carolina
56
73
9
13
0.975
0.974
Hit Batters South Carolina
Georgia
153
288
4
13
59
34
Hit by Pitch Georgia
South Carolina
9
59
1
6
99
77
Hits Georgia
South Carolina
41
173
4
11
485
421
Hits Allowed Per 9 Innings South Carolina
Georgia
18
45
7
9
7.98
8.74
Home Runs Georgia
South Carolina
3
49
2
7
122
73
Home Runs Per Game Georgia
South Carolina
3
53
2
7
2.60
1.55
On Base % Georgia
South Carolina
3
26
1
4
0.440
0.419
Runs Georgia
South Carolina
8
58
3
6
436
363
Sacrifice Bunts South Carolina
Georgia
40
274
2
12
29
6
Sacrifice Flies Georgia
South Carolina
103
238
6
11
21
15
Scoring Georgia
South Carolina
12
66
3
6
9.3
7.7
Shutouts Georgia
South Carolina
35
35
6
6
3
3
Slugging % Georgia
South Carolina
3
79
2
8
0.601
0.480
Stolen Bases South Carolina
Georgia
126
283
6
14
53
21
Stolen Bases Per Game South Carolina
Georgia
138
285
6
14
1.13
0.45
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio South Carolina
Georgia
30
49
7
9
2.44
2.31
Strikeouts Per 9 Innings Georgia
South Carolina
12
21
4
8
10.9
10.3
Triple Plays
Triples South Carolina
Georgia
122
236
5
10
9
5
Triples Per Game South Carolina
Georgia
143
255
7
10
0.19
0.11
WHIP South Carolina
Georgia
25
73
8
11
1.36
1.49
WL Pct Georgia
South Carolina
15
30
5
6
0.745
0.681
Walks Allowed Per 9 Innings South Carolina
Georgia
86
140
10
13
4.24
4.70

Statistical Leaders

Georgia Batting Leaders

Player BA OBP AB R H 3B HR SB
Charlie Condon 0.461 0.567 167 61 77 1 29 3
Corey Collins 0.370 0.586 100 38 37 0 13 0
Paul Toetz 0.333 0.449 87 17 29 1 2 2
Slate Alford 0.311 0.392 190 41 59 0 11 1
Dylan Goldstein 0.310 0.459 113 37 35 1 11 0
Kolby Branch 0.266 0.376 158 35 42 0 13 2
Clayton Chadwick 0.256 0.379 117 25 30 0 4 3

Georgia Pitching Leaders

Player W L ERA APP GS SV IP H ER BB K BA
Kolten Smith 7 2 5.06 15 1 0 48.0 43 27 11 75 0.235
Leighton Finley 4 1 4.53 12 12 0 53.2 52 27 19 54 0.251

South Carolina Batting Leaders

Player BA OBP AB R H 3B HR SB
Kennedy Jones 0.305 0.440 131 26 40 1 6 1
Ethan Petry 0.298 0.475 151 40 45 1 15 4
Cole Messina 0.287 0.429 157 41 45 0 11 3
Dylan Brewer 0.283 0.399 127 30 36 1 4 12
Parker Noland 0.277 0.398 166 36 46 0 3 3
Talmadge LeCroy 0.242 0.421 149 39 36 1 3 0
Gavin Casas 0.240 0.374 121 17 29 1 6 0
Will Tippett 0.178 0.355 107 24 19 0 3 12

South Carolina Pitching Leaders

Player W L ERA APP GS SV IP H ER BB K BA
Dylan Eskew 3 3 4.38 14 11 0 51.1 45 25 20 36 0.227
Eli Jones 3 3 4.53 12 12 0 55.2 67 28 18 46 0.291

Massey College Baseball Ranking Composite

Georgia 8
South Carolina 13

Georgia Roster

# Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
0 Josh Stinson OF 6′-1” 186 R-Sr. Lawrenceville GA
1 Dillon Carter OF 6′-1” 222 Gr. Flower Mound TX
2 Sebastian Murillo INF 5′-11” 202 Sr. Huntington Beach CA
3 Zach Harris RHP 6′-1” 193 So. Milton GA
4 Jarvis Evans LHP 6′-4” 216 So. Buford GA
6 Corey Collins C/OF 6′-3” 236 Sr. Suwanee GA
8 Clayton Chadwick OF 5′-9” 206 Gr. La Vernia TX
9 Kolby Branch INF 5′-11” 195 So. Lucas TX
10 John Marant OF 6′-6” 228 R-Jr. Tyrone GA
11 Henry Hunter C 6′-2” 217 Jr. Grayson GA
12 Leighton Finley RHP 6′-5” 235 So. Richmond Hill GA
13 Fernando Gonzalez C 5′-10” 199 Sr. Panama City Panama
14 Trey King INF 6′-1” 190 Fr. Peachtree City GA
15 Matthew Hoskins RHP 6′-2” 229 So. Duluth GA
16 Kolten Smith RHP 6′-3” 210 So. Ocala FL
17 Logan Jordan OF/C 6′-3” 238 Gr. Lake Elmo MN
18 James Hays RHP 6′-2” 228 Fr. Hawkinsville GA
19 Ethan Sutton RHP 6′-3” 224 Fr. Acworth GA
20 Blake Gillespie RHP 6′-1” 209 So. Lucan ON
21 Coleman Willis RHP 6′-7” 216 R-So. Warner Robins GA
23 Paul Toetz INF 5′-11” 203 Gr. Greendale WI
24 Charlie Condon 1B/OF 6′-6” 216 R-So. Marietta GA
25 Dylan Goldstein OF 6′-0” 210 Gr. Southwest Ranches FL
26 Brian Zeldin RHP 5′-11” 196 Gr. Atlanta GA
27 Lukas Farris OF/1B 6′-5” 227 So. Acworth GA
29 Charlie Goldstein LHP 6′-1” 200 Gr. Alpharetta GA
30 Brandt Pancer RHP 6′-0” 205 Sr. Suwanee GA
31 Chandler Marsh RHP 6′-4” 245 Jr. Wellington FL
32 Josh Roberge RHP 6′-2” 218 Gr. Chelmsford MA
33 Max DeJong RHP 6′-1” 219 Jr. Powder Springs GA
34 Tyler McLoughlin RHP 6′-3” 229 Sr. Milton GA
35 Paul Farley RHP 6′-1” 201 Fr. Kennesaw GA
36 Tre Phelps INF 6′-2” 204 Fr. Kennesaw GA
38 DJ Radtke RHP 6′-3” 191 R-So. Marietta GA
39 Wyatt Land RHP 6′-3” 191 Fr. Bishop GA
40 Cooper Milford OF 6′-0” 170 Fr. Cumming GA
42 Daniel Padysak RHP 6′-5” 229 Gr. Prague Czech Republic
43 Luke Wiltrakis RHP 6′-3” 219 Fr. Sandy Springs GA
44 Slate Alford INF 6′-3” 236 Jr. Madison AL
45 Christian Mracna RHP 6′-5” 220 Gr. Lake Worth FL
46 Zach DeVito RHP 6′-0” 190 Sr. Lithia FL
47 Collin Caldwell LHP 5′-11” 203 Sr. Hiram GA
48 Ryker Chavis LHP 6′-2” 185 Fr. Warner Robins GA
50 Josh Katz C 5′-11” 173 Jr. Sandy Springs GA
55 Ryan Gold LHP 6′-3” 200 Fr. Smyrna GA

South Carolina Roster

# Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
2 Roman Kimball RHP 5′-11″ 185 R-So. New Hartford NY
3 Lee Ellis INF 5′-11″ 170 Fr. White Plains MD
4 Jackson Phipps LHP 6′-4″ 225 R-Jr. Dallas GA
5 Talmadge LeCroy INF/C 6′-2″ 205 Jr. Belton SC
6 Blake Jackson OF 6′-0″ 195 Jr. Coppell TX
7 Kennedy Jones OF 6′-1″ 220 Jr. Norfolk VA
8 Austin Brinling OF 5′-8″ 180 Jr. Bradenton FL
9 Evan Stone OF 6′-0″ 185 Jr. Irmo SC
10 Dylan Brewer OF 6′-2″ 180 Gr. Latta SC
11 Parker Noland INF 6′-1″ 208 Gr. Knoxville TN
12 Tyler Causey INF 6′-6″ 220 Sr. Fort Mill SC
13 Will Tippett INF 6′-2″ 185 So. Stone Mountain GA
14 Eli Jones RHP 6′-1″ 200 Jr. Peachtree City GA
15 Carson Hornung INF 6′-3″ 225 Jr. Overland Park KS
16 Dylan Eskew RHP 6′-3″ 200 Jr. Tampa FL
18 Eli Jerzembeck RHP 6′-2″ 185 So. Charlotte NC
19 Cole Messina C 6′-0″ 230 Jr. Summerville SC
20 Ethan Petry OF/INF 6′-4″ 235 So. Land O’ Lakes FL
21 Ryan Bakes C 5′-10″ 190 Fr. Algonquin IL
22 Ricky Williams RHP 6′-2″ 200 R-Jr. Lexington SC
23 Jake McCoy LHP 6′-1″ 185 Fr. Fort Mill SC
24 Ty Good RHP 6′-2″ 190 Gr. Rock Hill SC
25 Sam Simpson RHP 6′-1″ 190 R-So. Carrollton GA
26 Jordan Carrion INF 6′-1″ 162 Sr. Miami FL
27 Tyler Zedalis INF 6′-2″ 220 Fr. Charlotte NC
28 Austin Williamson RHP 6′-4″ 220 So. Sherrills Ford NC
29 Matthew Becker LHP 6′-3″ 205 Jr. Chapin SC
30 Eddie Copper RHP 6′-2″ 210 Fr. Ivyland PA
31 David Cromer OF 6′-2″ 225 R-Jr. Lexington SC
32 Michael Polk RHP 6′-3″ 220 Gr. Milton GA
33 Tyler Pitzer RHP 6′-2″ 195 Fr. McDonald PA
34 Drake Quinn RHP 6′-3″ 215 Gr. High Point NC
35 Connor Fuhrman OF 6′-0″ 190 R-Fr. Daleville VA
36 Tristan Salinas INF/OF 6′-2″ 200 Fr. Boone NC
37 Chris Veach RHP/INF 6′-0″ 195 Jr. Chapin SC
39 Joey Wittig RHP 5′-11″ 175 Fr. San Diego CA
40 Garrett Gainey LHP 6′-1″ 200 Sr. Hartsville SC
44 Dalton Reeves C 6′-5″ 215 Sr. Lexington SC
45 Jevarra Martin LHP 6′-7″ 220 Fr. Covington GA
46 Xavier Pelzer LHP 6′-3″ 200 Fr. Cayce SC
47 Connor McCreery RHP 6′-6″ 225 So. Williston Park NY
48 Parker Marlatt RHP 5′-11″ 185 Fr. Dacula GA
49 Tyler Dean RHP 6′-3″ 195 Jr. Vinton VA
52 Gavin Casas INF 6′-4″ 230 Sr. Pembroke Pines FL
55 Reese Marcum RHP 6′-1″ 200 Fr. Lexington SC

Georgia Schedule/Results

DATE AWAY RUNS HOME RUNS GAME INFO
16-Feb UNC Asheville 2 Georgia 11
23-Feb 3:00 PM ET N Kentucky 5 Georgia 15 SEC Network +
24-Feb 2:00 PM ET N Kentucky 6 Georgia 7 SEC Network +
25-Feb 1:00 PM ET N Kentucky 11 Georgia 12 SEC Network +
27-Feb 3:00 PM ET Presbyterian 3 Georgia 4 SEC Network +
28-Feb 6:00 PM ET Michigan St 19 Georgia 6 SEC Network +
1-Mar 6:00 PM ET Georgia Georgia Tech ACC Network Extra
2-Mar 2:00 PM ET Georgia Tech 1 Georgia 3 SEC Network +
3-Mar 3:00 PM ET Georgia 11 Georgia Tech 9
5-Mar 6:30 PM ET GA Southern 2 Georgia 7
6-Mar 6:30 PM ET Stetson 5 Georgia 11 SEC Network +
8-Mar 5:00 PM ET N Colorado 1 Georgia 11 SEC Network +
9-Mar 1:00 PM ET N Colorado 1 Georgia 11 SEC Network +
9-Mar 5:00 PM ET N Colorado 1 Georgia 11 SEC Network +
10-Mar 1:00 PM ET N Colorado 1 Georgia 19 SEC Network +
12-Mar 5:00 PM ET Iowa 5 Georgia 10 SEC Network +
15-Mar 6:30 PM ET Georgia 10 Kentucky 16 SEC Network +
16-Mar 2:00 PM ET Georgia 3 Kentucky 9 SEC Network +
17-Mar 1:00 PM ET Georgia 1 Kentucky 12 SEC Network +
19-Mar 5:00 PM ET Wofford 6 Georgia 18 SEC Network +
23-Mar 6:00 PM ET Alabama 5 Georgia 9 SEC Network +
23-Mar 12:00 PM ET Alabama 5 Georgia 6 SEC Network
24-Mar 1:00 PM ET Alabama 0 Georgia 10 SEC Network +
26-Mar 5:00 PM ET Mercer Georgia SEC Network +
29-Mar 6:30 PM ET Georgia 16 Tennessee 2 SEC Network +
30-Mar 5:00 PM ET Georgia 11 Tennessee 16 SEC Network
31-Mar 2:00 PM ET Georgia 0 Tennessee 7 SEC Network
2-Apr 5:00 PM ET Georgia St 1 Georgia 10
5-Apr 7:00 PM ET Georgia 1 Mississippi St 6
6-Apr 8:00 PM ET Georgia 3 Mississippi St 2 SEC Network
7-Apr 2:00 PM ET Georgia 8 Mississippi St 9 SEC Network+
9-Apr 5:00 PM ET Kennesaw St 5 Georgia 15 SEC Network+
11-Apr 7:00 PM ET Missouri 10 Georgia 15 SEC Network
12-Apr 6:00 PM ET Missouri 6 Georgia 5 SEC Network+
13-Apr 2:00 PM ET Missouri 7 Georgia 10 SEC Network+
19-Apr 6:00 PM ET Ole Miss 6 Georgia 17 SEC Network+
20-Apr 2:00 PM ET Ole Miss 6 Georgia 17 SEC Network+
20-Apr 1:00 PM ET Ole Miss 3 Georgia 2 SEC Network+
23-Apr 7:00 PM ET Clemson 3 Georgia 4 SEC Network+
26-Apr 7:00 PM ET Georgia 2 Texas A&M 6 SEC Network+
27-Apr 3:00 PM ET Georgia 9 Texas A&M 19 SEC Network+
27-Apr 2:00 PM ET Georgia 5 Texas A&M 4 SEC Network+
30-Apr 6:00 PM ET Georgia 9 Kennesaw St 3
3-May 6:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 0 Georgia 10 SEC Network+
4-May 2:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 4 Georgia 14 SEC Network+
5-May 1:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 7 Georgia 11 SEC Network+
9-May 8:00 PM ET Georgia South Carolina SEC Network+
10-May 5:30 PM ET Georgia South Carolina SEC Network
11-May 2:00 PM ET Georgia South Carolina SEC Network+
16-May 6:00 PM ET Florida Georgia SEC Network+
17-May 6:00 PM ET Florida Georgia SEC Network+
18-May 2:00 PM ET Florida Georgia SEC Network+
18-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M SEC Network+
May 21-26 SEC Baseball Tournament SEC Network
May 27-June 14 NCAA Baseball Tournament

South Carolina Schedule/Results

DATE AWAY RUNS HOME RUNS GAME INFO
16-Feb Miami OH 1 South Carolina 5
23-Feb 4:00 PM ET Belmont 1 South Carolina 8 SEC Network +
24-Feb 2:00 PM ET Belmont 11 South Carolina 2 SEC Network +
25-Feb 1:30 PM ET Belmont 1 South Carolina 12 SEC Network +
27-Feb 4:00 PM ET Gardner-Webb 1 South Carolina 7 SEC Network +
1-Mar 7:00 PM ET Clemson South Carolina SEC Network +
2-Mar 4:00 PM ET South Carolina 5 Clemson 4 ACC Network Extra
3-Mar 2:00 PM ET South Carolina 4 Clemson 5 ACC Network Extra
5-Mar 6:30 PM ET The Citadel 1 South Carolina 7 SEC Network +
6-Mar 3:00 PM ET Davidson 1 South Carolina 4 SEC Network +
8-Mar 7:00 PM ET Longwood 0 South Carolina 10 SEC Network +
9-Mar 4:00 PM ET Longwood 0 South Carolina 10 SEC Network +
10-Mar 1:30 PM ET Longwood 6 South Carolina 22 SEC Network +
12-Mar 7:00 PM ET Georgia St 3 South Carolina 4 SEC Network +
15-Mar 7:30 PM ET South Carolina 4 Ole Miss 5 SEC Network +
16-Mar 2:00 PM ET South Carolina 3 Ole Miss 12 SEC Network
17-Mar 2:30 PM ET South Carolina 6 Ole Miss 2 SEC Network +
19-Mar 6:00 PM ET South Carolina 14 SC Upstate 8
22-Mar 7:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 4 South Carolina 8 SEC Network +
23-Mar 4:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 4 South Carolina 8 SEC Network +
24-Mar 1:30 PM ET Vanderbilt 2 South Carolina 10 SEC Network +
26-Mar 6:30 PM ET Presbyterian 14 South Carolina 19 SEC Network +
28-Mar 8:00 PM ET South Carolina 3 Alabama 4 SEC Network
29-Mar 7:00 PM ET South Carolina 6 Alabama 13 SEC Network +
30-Mar 2:00 PM ET South Carolina 9 Alabama 5 SEC Network +
3-Apr 7:00 PM ET GA Southern 8 South Carolina 0 SEC Network
5-Apr 7:00 PM ET Texas A&M 9 South Carolina 2
6-Apr 4:00 PM ET Texas A&M 6 South Carolina 3
7-Apr 1:30 PM ET Texas A&M 0 South Carolina 2 SEC Network+
9-Apr 7:00 PM ET North Carolina 1 South Carolina 2 SEC Network+
12-Apr 6:30 PM ET South Carolina 10 Florida 3 SEC Network+
13-Apr 4:00 PM ET South Carolina 9 Florida 8 SEC Network+
14-Apr 12:00 PM ET South Carolina 9 Florida 11 SEC Network
16-Apr 7:00 PM ET South Carolina 4 The Citadel 3
19-Apr 7:00 PM ET Arkansas 1 South Carolina 2 SEC Network+
20-Apr 4:00 PM ET Arkansas 3 South Carolina 6 SEC Network+
20-Apr 1:30 PM ET Arkansas 9 South Carolina 6 SEC Network+
26-Apr 7:00 PM ET Kentucky 5 South Carolina 6 SEC Network+
27-Apr 6:00 PM ET Kentucky 15 South Carolina 13 SEC Network
28-Apr 3:00 PM ET Kentucky 0 South Carolina 10 SEC Network
1-May 6:30 PM ET ETSU 2 South Carolina 15 SEC Network+
3-May 7:00 PM ET South Carolina 10 Missouri 2 SEC Network+
4-May 4:00 PM ET South Carolina 3 Missouri 8 SEC Network+
5-May 2:00 PM ET South Carolina 9 Missouri 4 SEC Network+
7-May 6:00 PM ET South Carolina 15 Winthrop 3
9-May 8:00 PM ET Georgia South Carolina SEC Network+
10-May 5:30 PM ET Georgia South Carolina SEC Network
11-May 2:00 PM ET Georgia South Carolina SEC Network+
16-May 6:30 PM ET South Carolina Tennessee SEC Network+
17-May 6:30 PM ET South Carolina Tennessee SEC Network+
18-May 1:00 PM ET South Carolina Tennessee SEC Network+
18-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M SEC Network+
May 21-26 SEC Baseball Tournament SEC Network
May 27-June 14 NCAA Baseball Tournament

Georgia-South Carolina Baseball Legacy Comparison

Data current as of 2022

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Georgia Baseball History

All-Time Record: 2,387-1,828-24
SEC Record: 851-967-4
SEC Championships: 6 (1933, 1953-54, 2001, 2004, 2008)
SEC Tournament Appearances: 27 (1978, 1985-90, 1992-95, 2000-02, 2004, 2006, 2008-09, 2012, 2014, 2016-19, 21-22)
SEC Tournament Record: 31-49
SEC Tournament Championships: 0
NCAA Regional Appearances: 14 (1953, 1987, 1990, 1992, 2001-02, 2004, 2006, 2008-09, 2011, 2018-19, 22)
NCAA Regional Championships: 6 (1987, 1990, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2008)
Super Regional Appearances: 4 (2001, 2004, 2006, 2008)
Super Regional Championships: 4 (2001, 2004, 2006, 2008)
College World Series Appearances: 6 (1987, 1990, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2008)
National Championships: 1 (1990)
All-Time NCAA Tournament Record: 53-36 (.596)

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South Carolina Baseball History

All-Time Record: 2,706-1,642-17
SEC Record: 486-390-1
SEC Championships: 3 (2000, 2002, 2011)
SEC Tournament Appearances: 29 (1992-95, 1997-2019, 21-22)
SEC Tournament Record: 29-51
SEC Tournament Championships: 1 (2004)
NCAA Regional Appearances: 33 (1974-77, 1980-86, 1988, 1992-93, 1998, 2000-14, 2016,18, 21)
NCAA Regional Championships: 18 (1975, 1977, 1981-82, 1985, 2000-04, 2006-07, 2010-13, 2016, 18)
Super Regional Appearances: 13 (2000-04, 2006-07, 2010-13, 2016, 2018)
Super Regional Championships: 6 (2002-04, 2010-12)
College World Series Appearances: 11 (1975, 1977, 1981, 1982, 1985, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2010-12)
National Championships: 2 (2010-11)
All-Time NCAA Tournament Record: 137-71

Georgia-South Carolina Series Prediction

South Carolina 2 wins, Georgia 1 win

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