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Baseball Falls in Series Finale with No. 7 Tennessee

The Gamecocks were held to one hit on the day, a seventh-inning double from Brandt Belk....
The Gamecocks were held to one hit on the day, a seventh-inning double from Brandt Belk. Tennessee starter Drew Beam pitched 7.2 innings, striking out three and allowing the one hit.(South Carolina Athletics)
Published: Mar. 20, 2022 at 4:54 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE – The University of South Carolina baseball team was swept by No. 7 Tennessee after falling, 10-0, on Sunday afternoon (March 20) at Lindsey Nelson Stadium. 

The Gamecocks were held to one hit on the day, a seventh-inning double from Brandt Belk. Tennessee starter Drew Beam pitched 7.2 innings, striking out three and allowing the one hit.

Matthew Becker had another strong outing, pitching five innings and allowing just two solo home runs to go along with seven strikeouts and one walk. Tennessee had four home runs on the day, scoring four in the sixth and two apiece in the seventh and eighth frames.

POSTGAME NOTES

  • Becker has 18 strikeouts and has allowed just three runs in his last two outings.
  • Belk has an eight-game hitting streak after his double today.
  • Carolina did not commit an error in the three games.

UP NEXT

Carolina wraps up its road trip on Tuesday night (March 22) against The Citadel. First pitch is set for 7 p.m. and the game will be on ESPN+

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