Columbia, SC (WLTX) --- The softball program at The University of South Carolina is maximizing its momentum of the 2013 season. Following a 30-plus win season and an appearance in the NCAA Regional Final, Beckham Field will now be the host of the 2014 SEC Tournament.

Originally Mississippi State was slated to host the tournament. However, within the last 48 hours, the Bulldogs decided to pass up on the opportunity. USC Head Coach Beverly Smith jumped at the oppportunity to pitch the idea of having the tournament at the newly renovated Beckham Field.

After speaking with Athletics Director Ray Tanner, the Gamecocks were awarded the tournament.

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