2012 South Carolina Gamecocks Baseball Team
2012 South Carolina Gamecocks baseball
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Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 2
2012 record 49-20 (18-11 SEC)
Head coach Ray Tanner (16th season)
Assistant coach Chad Holbrook (4th season)
Assistant coach Jerry Meyers (2nd/10th season)
Assistant coach Sammy Esposito (5th season)
Home stadium Carolina Stadium
Seasons
2011
2013 ->
2012 Southeastern Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Eastern
#2 South Carolina xy 18 - 11   .621     49 - 20   .710
#6 Florida y 18 - 12   .600     47 - 20   .701
#19 Kentucky y 18 - 12   .600     45 - 18   .714
#25 Vanderbilt y 16 - 14   .533     35 - 28   .556
Georgia 14 - 15   .483     31 - 26   .544
Tennessee 8 - 22   .267     24 - 31   .436
Western
#11 LSU x+y 19 - 11   .633     47 - 18   .723
#3 Arkansas y 16 - 14   .533     46 - 22   .676
Mississippi State ?y 16 - 14   .533     40 - 24   .625
Ole Miss y 14 - 16   .467     37 - 26   .587
Auburn 13 - 17   .433     31 - 28   .525
Alabama 9 - 21   .300     21 - 34   .382
x - Division champion
+ - Conference champion
? - Tournament champion
y - Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 26, 2012[1]; Rankings from Coaches' Poll

The 2012 South Carolina Gamecocks baseball team represented the University of South Carolina in the 2012 NCAA Division I baseball season. The Gamecocks played their home games in Carolina Stadium. The team was coached by Ray Tanner, who was in his sixteenth season at Carolina.

Personnel

Roster

2012 South Carolina Gamecocks Baseball Roster & Bios http://gamecocksonline.cstv.com/sports/m-basebl/mtt/scar-m-basebl-mtt.html

Coaching staff

2012 South Carolina Gamecocks Baseball Coaches & Bios http://gamecocksonline.cstv.com/sports/m-basebl/mtt/scar-m-basebl-mtt.html#coaches

Schedule

2012 South Carolina Gamecocks Baseball Schedule http://gamecocksonline.cstv.com/sports/m-basebl/sched/scar-m-basebl-sched.html

Honors and awards

  • Michael Roth was named 2011-12 SEC H. Boyd McWhorter Male Scholar-Athlete Of The Year.[2]
  • Jordan Montgomery was named SEC Freshman of the Week on April 9.[3]
  • Grayson Greiner was named SEC Freshman of the Week on April 16.[4]
  • Michael Roth was named First-Team Capital One Academic All-American.[5]
  • Michael Roth was named SEC Baseball Scholar-Athlete of the Year.[6]
  • Christian Walker was named First Team All-SEC, Matt Price was named Second Team All-SEC, Tanner English, Grayson Greiner and Joey Pankake were named Freshman All-SEC, and Michael Roth and Evan Marzilli were named Defensive All-SEC.[7]
  • Adam Matthews was named MVP of the NCAA Columbia Regional. LB Dantzler, Colby Holmes, Jordan Montgomery, Joey Pankake and Chase Vergason were also named to the All-Tournament team.[8]

Rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: ?? Increase in ranking. ?? Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Final
Coaches'[9] 2 2* 3 3 3 8 10 10 9 8 5 3 3 2 4 6 - - 2
Baseball America[10] 3 3 3 3 3 8 11 11 10 9 7 5 4 2 7 7 - - 2
Collegiate Baseball^[11] 2 2 2 2 2 6 14 18 18 13 7 4 3 3 3 2 2 2 2
NCBWA+[12] 2 2 3 3 3 6 9 8 7 6 4 3 3 1 5 6 5 4 2

^ Collegiate Baseball ranks 40 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
+ NCBWA ranks 35 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
* New poll was not released for this week so for comparison purposes the previous week's ranking is inserted in this week's slot.

Gamecocks in the 2012 MLB Draft

The following members of the South Carolina Gamecocks baseball program were drafted in the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft.

Player Position Round Overall MLB Team
Christian Walker 1B 4th 132nd Baltimore Orioles
Matt Price RHP 7th 222nd Baltimore Orioles
Evan Marzilli OF 8th 273rd Arizona Diamondbacks
Michael Roth LHP 9th 297th Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Adam Matthews OF 29th 892nd Cincinnati Reds

References


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