Georgia Southern enters the Columbia Regional with a 36-24 record. The Eagles earned an NCAA bid by winning the Southern Conference Tournament in Charleston last week. The team has won seven of its past ten games, including four of its past five.
Georgia Southern is led by sophomore outfielder Victor Roache. He is the SoCon player of the year and hit .327 with an eye popping 30 homeruns and 83 RBI. His 30 homers leads the nation and is a Southern Conference record.
The Eagles also have the SoCon pitcher of the year in Matt Murray. He is 3-3 with a 2.37 ERA with nine saves.
USC and Georgia Southern will play at 7:00 at Carolina Stadium.