An intriguing slate of games make up the 2018 baseball schedule for USC who is under the direction of first-year head coach Mark Kingston.

The Kingston era begins Friday, February 16 against VMI - the first of 34 games at Founders Park. Kingston's first game against arch-rival Clemson is set for Friday, March 2 at Founders Park. That is followed by the Saturday game at Greenville's Fluor Field and the series finale on Sunday, March 4 at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.

The first SEC series is March 16-18 at home against defending national champion Florida.

An interesting matchup will take place at Spirit Communications Park on May 9 as USC will face the College of Charleston who is led by the man Kingston replaced - Chad Holbrook.

The annual game in Charlotte against North Carolina is set for April 3.