USC took a 1-0 series clinching win over Penn Saturday afternoon at Founders Park. Ethan Petry’s home run in the second accounted for the game’s only run. Each team had only three hits. Noah Hall (2-0) went eight innings for the win allowing the three hits while striking out 12. He did not allow a walk. Mathew Becker picked a perfect ninth for his second save. The Gamecocks are 7-0 and will go for the series sweep Sunday afternoon.