The Gamecocks dug an early hole, giving Appalachian State a 4-run advantage. But Carolina rallied to win the game 6-4. CF Evan Marzilli smacked a bases-loaded double in the 7th to give the Gamecocks the lead, then made a catch at the wall in the 9th that started a game-ending double play.
Head coach Ray Tanner on the win over the Mountaineers. Tanner on App State win
Pitcher Michael Roth on the season-opening series with Kentucky that starts Friday. Roth on Kentucky series