The second ranked USC baseball team scored a run in the ninth to edge Auburn 2-1 Friday night in front of 8,016 fans at Carolina Stadium. Scott Wingo drove in the winning run with one out in the ninth to give the Gamecocks their 15th SEC win of the season.
Michael Roth gave USC another quality start on the mound. He gave up seven hits in his eight innings of work. He allowed just one run and struck out six. He threw 124 pitches and ended up with a no-decision. John Taylor threw 11 pitches in the top of the ninth and earned his fourth win of the season (4-1) on the mound.