AUBURN, ALA. – Gene Cone's one-out sacrifice fly in the eighth inning broke a 3-3 tie and junior right-hander Joel Seddon pitched 2.1 scoreless innings of relief to earn his second win of the season as sixth ranked South Carolina defeated Auburn 4-3 to win the rubber game of a three-game SEC series at Plainsman Park. The Gamecocks are 30-10 and 10-8 in the SEC with Auburn falling to 22-19 and 7-11 in league play. South Carolina is second in the SEC Eastern Division and tied for fourth overall in the league.
The Gamecocks begin a five-game homestand on Tuesday hosting Davidson at Carolina Stadium. First pitch is 7 p.m.