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Olympic Sports Roundup

Our weekly roundup of how South Carolina's other sports are doing.
MEN'S SOCCER
South Carolina opened its Conference USA season with a win as it rallied to beat UAB 3-2 on Saturday. The Gamecocks (5-2-1, 1-0-0 C-USA) out-shot UAB 16-10 while each had six shots on goal.
Blake Brettschneider led USC with four shots, one goal and one assist. Will Traynor scored one goal while Bradlee Baladez scored the game-winner in the 88th minute. Goalie Jimmy Maurer had four saves and an assist.
THIS WEEK'S GAMES
at SMU 8 p.m. Wednesday
at Tulsa 8:05 p.m. Saturday
WOMEN'S SOCCER
USC's Brooke Jacobs tied a school record for points in a single game as the Gamecocks rolled Mississippi State 7-0 on Sunday. She scored three goals and had one assist as USC (9-2-2, 3-0-1 SEC) stayed unbeaten in SEC play.
"It gives us great confidence," coach Shelley Smith said in a statement. "We talked a week ago about the fact that we've struggled to score goals."
Kayla Grimsley had two goals and two assists.
THIS WEEK'S GAMES
at Auburn 8 p.m. Friday
at Alabama 3 p.m. Sunday
VOLLEYBALL
USC (3-12, 0-5) remained winless in SEC play when No. 16 LSU swept the Gamecocks 3-0 on Sunday. The Tigers won 25-14, 25-19 and 25-19.
Hannah Lawing played on the front row and collected eight kills but still led the team with seven digs.
THIS WEEK'S GAMES
at Mississippi State 8 p.m. Friday
at Alabama 2 p.m. Sunday
CROSS COUNTRY
South Carolina's B team ran at the Charlotte Invitational last week and finished 11th. Kayli Buckley led the Gamecocks with a 114th place finish while Jessie Hartman, Laura Beggs, Liz Meier and Megan Rother rounded out the team's top five.
Buckley ran the course in 20:02.
THIS WEEK'S GAMES
at Disney World Invitational (Orlando, Fla.) 9 a.m. Saturday
MEN'S GOLF
The Gamecocks will head to the Rees Jones Intercollegiate today seeking a third straight individual title, following a runner-up finish at last week's Mason Rudolph Championship.
USC finished second at the Mason behind champion Memphis, which also claimed medalist honors. The Tigers' Jack Belote won the individual title by one stroke over USC's Blaine Woodruff.
Logan Harrell and Caulder Moore tied for 17th while Wesley Bryan was 29th.
THIS WEEK'S GAMES
at Rees Jones Intercollegiate (Daufuskie Island) Today-Tuesday
WOMEN'S GOLF
The Gamecocks will resume their season at the Tar Heel Invitational in Chapel Hill, N.C., this weekend.
THIS WEEK'S GAMES
at Tar Heel Invitational (Chapel Hill, N.C.) Friday-Sunday
MEN'S TENNIS
USC finished its stay at Harvard's Chowder Fest on Sunday, losing three singles matches and one doubles match on the final day.
Ivan Machado was beaten by No. 48 Sebastian Gallego of Minnesota, while Alexander Kostanov also lost to a Golden Gopher, Rok Bonin.
Freshman Jake Bowling earned the team's only win on Sunday, beating Minnesota's Derek Peterson. He also teamed with Henry Walker against Harvard's Casey MacMaster and Brandon Seaver, but lost on a late service break.
USC will next play at the ITA Carolina Regional in Chapel Hill, N.C., on Oct. 14-17.
WOMEN'S TENNIS
USC finished the Furman Fall Classic last week with one win in the first flight, after an unbeaten singles run on the previous day. Dominika Kanakova and Anya Morgina teamed up for one win on the final day but two other Gamecocks, Miljana Jocic and Dijana Stojic, sat out due to injuries.
THIS WEEK'S GAMES
at Wildcat Invitational (Evanston, Ill.) Friday-Sunday
EQUESTRIAN
USC tied Auburn but lost the tiebreaker on Friday, falling 10-10 for its first defeat of the season. The Tigers won on the raw score, 1,472-1,469.
Auburn's Maggie McAlary was named MVP. USC will next compete at Georgia on Oct. 23.
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