Gamecocks heads to LSU for Thursday night showdown
COLOMBIA, South Carolina – The South Carolina women’s football team will travel to LSU for a Thursday night showdown with the Tigers on October 21. Kick-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET and will air on SEC Network +.
Match day information
When: October 21 | 7 p.m. ET
Or: Baton Rouge, La.
Place: LSU Football Stadium (2,197)
Live Statistics: LSU Live Statistics
Live Video: SEC + network; Lyn Rollins (pxp) and Sara Pollock Dickson (analyst)
Series Story: South Carolina leads 11-4-6
Last meeting: LSU 1, South Carolina 0 | November 2, 2018 | Orange Beach, Alabama.
RV South Carolina Gamecocks 9-4-1, 4-2-1 SEC
Last match: T, 0-0 v Georgia (October 15)
Coach: Shelley smith | 21st season
Responsible for objectives: Four tied | 4
Head of assistance: Ryan Gareis and Lauren Chang | 7
Head of points: Four tied | 9
Chief of fire: Catherine barry | 24
Registers the chef: Heather hinz | 34
LSU Tigers 9-5, 2-5 SEC
Last match: W, 1-0 To Kentucky (Oct 14)
Coach: Sian Hudson | 2nd season
Responsible for objectives: Tinaya Alexandre | 7
Head of assistance: Three tied | 3
Head of points: Tinaya Alexandre | 17
Chief of fire: Tinaya Alexandre | 52
Registers the chef: Mollee Swift | 51
QUICK NOTES: SC vs LSU
- South Carolina leads 11-4-6 all-time series
- In the last 10 meetings, South Carolina is 5-2-3 against the Tigers.
- The two teams haven’t met since November 2, 2018 during the SEC tournament.
- The Tigers won 1-0 on an own own goal in the 66th minute.
- The Head Coach Shelley smith is 9-3-6 all-time against the Tigers.
- South Carolina are 3-2-3 all-time at LSU.
The notables of the 2021 season
- Against Ole Miss, Lauren Chang became the program leader in career games played with 96. She currently ranked 5th among all active NCAA female soccer players with 98.
- Ryan Gareis and Lauren Chang 35th in the country with seven assists this season.
- The Gamecocks lead the SEC in the fewest fouls per game and rank 23rd nationally.
- As of 2016, the Gamecocks are 43-7-6 in the SEC game.
- The Gamecocks have used a deep bench this season. At least 20 players have gained minutes in the opening seven games of the season. They have used at least 20 players in nine of 14 games this season.
- Earlier this season against Charlotte, Luciana Zullo scored his first goal of the season after 46 seconds of the game. It’s tied for the second fastest goal in program history.
- South Carolina has been selected by league coaches to finish third in the 2021 SEC regular season. The Gamecocks haven’t finished a season below No. 3 in the SEC since 2015.
- Five Gamecocks named to SEC football preseason watchlist – Catherine barry, Lauren Chang, Samantha chang, Ryan Gareis, and Jyllissa harris.
- The Head Coach Shelley smith returns 21 of the 26 letter winners from last season, including the team’s three top scorers and four fifth-year seniors who have chosen to return for their year bonus eligibility.
- South Carolina has added six freshmen to the collection of returning recipients.
All-time results against LSU
|11/2/18||Neutral||Orange Beach, Alabama.||L, 0 – 1|
|10/21/18||A way||Baton Rouge, LA.||L, 1 – 2 (2OT)|
|09/22/16||Home||Colombia, South Carolina||W, 3 – 1|
|25/10/15||A way||Baton Rouge, Louisiana.||T, 1 – 1|
|05/10/14||Home||Colombia, South Carolina||W, 1 – 0|
|12/10/12||Home||Colombia, South Carolina||W, 2 – 1|
|20/10/11||A way||Baton Rouge, Louisiana.||W, 4 – 1|
|11/5/10||Neutral||Orange Beach, Alabama.||T, 1 – 1 (PK 4-3)|
|24/10/10||Home||Colombia, South Carolina||W, 1 – 0|
|08/11/09||Neutral||Orange Beach, Alabama.||T, 1 – 1 (PK 8-7)|
|25/10/09||A way||Baton Rouge, LA||L, 0 – 1|
|23/10/08||Home||Colombia, South Carolina||T, 0 – 0 (2OT)|
|25/10/07||A way||Baton Rouge, Louisiana.||T, 1 – 1|
|20/10/06||Home||Colombia, South Carolina||W, 2 – 1 (2OT)|
|23/10/05||A way||Baton Rouge, Louisiana.||W, 3 – 0|
|24/10/04||Home||Colombia, South Carolina||W, 2 – 1|
|10/13/02||Home||Colombia, South Carolina||W, 2 – 0|
|10/14/01||A way||Baton Rouge, Louisiana.||T, 4 – 4 (2OT)|
|09/26/99||Home||Colombia, South Carolina||W, 8 – 1|
|09/28/97||A way||Baton Rouge, Louisiana.||W, 3 – 1|
|09/22/95||Home||Colombia, South Carolina||L, 0 – 1|
A way: 3-2-3
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