2018-19 USC Upstate Baseball News

  • Spartans Stunned on Senior Day by Winthrop, 9-1
    May 18, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The USC Upstate baseball team lost their series finale to Winthrop University on Saturday afternoon at Harley Park by a final score of 9-1.
  • USC Upstate Named No. 8 Seed in Big South Tournament
    May 18, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Big South Conference announced the final standings and Big South Tournament seeding on Saturday evening, USC Upstate has been selected as the No. 8 seed in this year’s tournament.
  • Late Rally by Winthrop Forces Saturday Rubber Match
    May 17, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The USC Upstate baseball team lost 6-5 to Winthrop University on Friday night, setting up a rubber match on Saturday afternoon at Harley Park.
  • Spartans Smoke Eagles 19-6
    May 16, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The USC Upstate baseball team recorded a season high 19 runs off 21 hits against Winthrop on Thursday night at Harley Park, defeating the Eagles 19-6.
  • Spartans Run Out of Steam against South Carolina
    May 15, 2019
    COLUMBIA, S.C. – USC Upstate starting pitcher Trey Van Der Weide had a career outing against South Carolina but it was not enough as Jonah Beamon singled in the game winning run in the bottom of the ninth to give the Gamecocks a 1-0 victory on Tuesday evening at Founders Park.
  • Baseball Preview: Winthrop
    May 15, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The USC Upstate baseball team will play their final regular season series this weekend against Winthrop University at Harley Baseball Park beginning Thursday night at 7 p.m.
  • Baseball Preview: South Carolina
    May 13, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The University of South Carolina Upstate will look to shake off a four game losing streak against the University of South Carolina on Tuesday evening at Founders Park.
  • USC Upstate Drops Final Two Games at Charleston Southern
    May 11, 2019
    Charleston, S.C. – The USC Upstate baseball team closed out its three-game series with the Charleston Southern Buccaneers on Saturday by dropping the final two games at CSU Ballpark.
  • Charleston Southern Takes Series Opener over USC Upstate
    May 10, 2019
    Charleston, S.C. – The USC Upstate baseball team began its three-game conference series with the Charleston Southern Buccaneers on Friday evening falling 9-0 at CSU Ballpark.
  • Baseball Preview: at Charleston Southern
    May 09, 2019
    Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate baseball team hits the road for the final time in conference play this season traveling to Charleston, S.C. for a three-game series against the Charleston Southern Buccaneers at CSU Ballpark.
  • USC Upstate Falls at Home to Wofford
    May 08, 2019
    Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate baseball team dropped a 13-6 non-conference decision to the Wofford Terriers on Wednesday evening from Harley Park.
  • Baseball Preview: Wofford
    May 07, 2019
    Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate baseball team concludes a three-game homestand on Wednesday evening as it hosts the Wofford Terriers in a non-conference midweek game at 6 p.m. from Harley Park.
  • Rip Records Game-High Four RBI, USC Upstate Completes Series Sweep of Alabama State
    May 05, 2019
    Spartanburg, S.C. – Julian Rip went 2-for-2 with a game-high four RBI on Sunday morning as the USC Upstate baseball team increased its winning streak to five straight games with an 8-4 victory over the Alabama State Hornets at Harley Park.
  • Game Two of Alabama State-USC Upstate Baseball Series Canceled
    May 04, 2019
    Spartanburg, S.C. – The second game of a three-game series between the Alabama State Hornets and USC Upstate baseball team on Saturday afternoon has been canceled due to inclement weather in the Spartanburg area.
  • USC Upstate Cruises to 9-2 Victory over Alabama State in Series Opener
    May 03, 2019
    Spartanburg, S.C. – Jordan Marks struck out six over seven innings, while Andres Kim went 3-for-3 with one RBI, as the USC Upstate baseball team opened its series against the Alabama State Hornets with a 9-2 win on Friday evening at Harley Park.
  • Baseball Preview: Alabama State
    May 02, 2019
    Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate baseball team returns home this weekend, and begins a four-game homestand, as it hosts the Alabama State Hornets in a three-game non-conference series at Harley Park.
  • Shimko Named Big South Player of the Week for Second Time
    April 29, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Big South Conference named USC Upstate senior outfielder J.J. Shimko (Jacksonville, Fla.) Player of the Week for the second week in a row following a stellar performance against Longwood this weekend.
  • Fincher Collects Career Win No. 500
    April 28, 2019
    FARMVILLE, VA. – USC Upstate head baseball coach earned his 500th career victory on Sunday afternoon, when the Spartans defeated Longwood University 4-2.
  • Late Inning Rally Sparks Spartan Comeback
    April 27, 2019
    FARMVILLE, VA. – The USC Upstate baseball team scored 8 runs in the top of the seventh inning to propel themselves to a 13-9 victory over Longwood University on Saturday afternoon.
  • Spartans Smoke Lancers 16-2 on Friday Night
    April 26, 2019
    FARMVILLE, VA. – The USC Upstate baseball team used a six-run fifth inning and an eight-run eighth inning to route Longwood University 16-2 on Friday night.
  • Baseball Preview: Longwood University
    April 25, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The USC Upstate baseball team is headed back to the Old Dominion State this weekend to take on the Longwood Lancers in a three game series, beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Friday evening.
  • Spartans Left Speechless in Extra Innings
    April 23, 2019
    GREENVILLE, S.C. – USC Upstate left 12 runners on base in a 5-4 extra innings loss to Furman on Tuesday evening at Latham Stadium.
  • Shimko Named Big South Player of the Week
    April 22, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Big South Conference announced earlier today that USC Upstate senior outfielder J.J. Shimko (Jacksonville, Fla.) has been named the Big South Player of the Week for his performance against Campbell this weekend.
  • Baseball Preview: Furman
    April 22, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The USC Upstate baseball team hits the road for the first in two weeks on Tuesday evening with a short trek over to Furman University.
  • Spartans Shock Top-Ranked Campbell, 8-7
    April 20, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The game came down to the final pitch of the night for USC Upstate and Campbell University, Will Wheeler threw a full count fast ball past the swinging Spencer Packard to end the game and give the Spartans an 8-7 victory over the Camels.
  • Spartans Unable to Overcome Early Deficit
    April 18, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – For the second consecutive game senior outfielder J.J. Shimko recorded a three-hit performance at the plate, but it was not enough as Campbell defeated USC Upstate 9-6 on Thursday night at Harley Park.
  • Baseball Preview: Campbell
    April 17, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The USC Upstate baseball team is looking to end a three game losing streak this week when they host Campbell in a three game series at Harley Park from Thursday to Saturday.
  • Spartans Stunned by Blue Hose
    April 13, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – For the first time all season the USC Upstate baseball team was shutout in a game, losing 8-0 to Presbyterian College on Friday night at Harley Park.
  • Spartans Unable to Fend Off Sweep
    April 13, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The USC Upstate baseball team lost a pair of one run games on Saturday afternoon to Presbyterian 5-4 and 4-3 at Harley Park.
  • Baseball Preview: Presbyterian
    April 11, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The USC Upstate baseball game will put their two game winning streak to the test this weekend with a three game series against in-state rival Presbyterian College.
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