Columbia, SC (WLTX) --- Joey Pankake hit his fourth home run in five games as South Carolina swept the weekend series against Rider with the 1-0 victory Sunday at Carolina Stadium.
Senior pitchers Nolan Belcher and Tyler Webb's combined effort resulted in the second shutout for the Gamecocks in three games. Belcher went seven-plus innings giving up eight hits. Webb picked up his fifth save of the season.
South Carolina improves to 13-2 on the year. They'll be back in action Tuesday night hosting USC Upstate at 7 p.m. at Carolina Stadium.