USCL Lancers

  • Lancers drop 3 of 4 losses to Fire Ants
    The USC Lancaster Lancers dropped three of four Region X games to host USC Sumter on Saturday and Sunday. USCL split the Region X twin bill on Saturday, and dropped two losses Sunday to the USCS Fire Ants. USCL fell in an 8-7 loss to USC Sumter on Sunday to cap the series. The Fire Ants took the win with a walk-off home run in the bottom of the eighth inning. Brock Robinson, who worked 1.1 innings, took the loss. Ryan Knowles went five innings as the USCL starter.
  • Lancers take three wins over Wake Tech
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers baseball team improved to 10-5 on the season, taking three of four games from Wake Technical Community College (N.C.) over the weekend at the Lancaster High School baseball field. The Lancers, who have won eight of their last 10 games, capped the four-game series with a 5-4 win over the Eagles in nine innings. The game was slated for seven innings, but the Lancers needed two more frames to take the one-run win.
  • Lancers take three wins from Bobcats
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster baseball team improved its record to 7-4 after taking three of four games from Bryant & Stratton College of Virginia Beach, Va. last weekend at Doomsday Field. The Lancers won a 10-0 and 13-10 on Saturday and followed up with a nail-biting, 8-7, win at noon Sunday. However, the Bobcats avoided a clean sweep, topping USCL 10-3 in the Sunday’s final game.
  • Lancers’ bats silence Limestone JVs
    To say the University of South Carolina Lancaster baseball team ripped the Limestone College junior varsity squad  with a display of firepower at the plate Wednesday is an understatement. The Lancers erupted for five homeruns in the bottom of the first inning of the opening game of a doubleheader for a lopsided 21-1 win. USCL batted around twice in the inning to build a 13-0 lead and never looked back. The Lancers cranked out 18 hits in the contest. USCL also took the second game by an 8-1 score for the sweep.
  • USC Lancaster Lancers win series over Dolphins
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers baseball team captured a weekend series at Brunswick Community College to improve their record to 2-3 on the 2018 season. The Lancers, led by first-year head coach Nick Calhoun, won the series with Brunswick Community College, 2-1. The Lancers won twice Saturday, prevailing 13-7 and 7-1. Brunswick CC avoided a sweep with an 8-6 win Sunday at the Dolphins’ field in Bolivia, N.C.
  • Lancers fall in opener, 7-3
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers baseball team opened the 2018 season, dropping a 7-3 loss to Southeastern Community College of Whiteville, N.C., on Friday afternoon. The teams were slated to play two games, but the second game was called due to darkness because Southeastern doesn’t have lights. Jonny Watts led the Lancers with two hits and two walks. Josh Evans had two hits and a RBI. Josh Tucker drilled a double. Jacob Morrison, who worked two-thirds of an inning, took the loss. He allowed a walk and two hits.
  • Lancers battle Wildcats to 3-3 soccer stalemate
    The USC Lancaster men’s soccer team battled unbeaten Johnson and Wales University of Charlotte to a 3-3 tie on Tuesday in Pineville. The Lancers’ first goal came on Roberto Palomino-Mendoza’s tally off an assist from Zhenya Deller. Scott Endres tallied the second USCL goal on a Palomino-Mendoza’s assist. Shavoy Brown netted the third goal, with an assist from Endres. Earlier in the season JWU blanked USCL, 4-0. The Wildcats, with the tie to USCL, are 14-0-2 on the season.
  • Lancers net fourth soccer win
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers posted their fourth men’s soccer win, a 4-1 win over USC Sumter. USCL forged a 2-1 halftime lead and added a pair of second-half goals in the victory. Fernando Gonzalez tallied twice, his first goal coming on a penalty kick. Gonzalez, in the second half, tallied on an unassisted goal. On the score, an alert Gonzalez noticed the Fire Ants’ keeper was off line and he drilled home a shot from midfield.
  • Lancers blank Owls
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers, paced by Zhenya Deller with three goals, blanked Warren Wilson College, 6-0 on September 20. The Lancers opened the scoring as Jordan Lewis tallied on a penalty kick for a 1-0 lead. USCL, which had 12 shots on goal, took a 2-0 halftime lead as Elmer Cortez tallied on an assist by Savoy Brown. In the second half, the Lancers continued their solid play with Brown scoring on an assist by Cody Stone for a 3-0 lead.
  • Lancers soccer team defeats Oxford
    The University of South Carolina Lancers soccer team defeated Oxford College of Emory 6-1 in Oxford, Ga., on Sept. 8. Maximiliano Ruiz scored two goals in the Lancers’ win, with a Pedro Loredo assist on one goal and an assist from Benji Amezcua-Reyes on the second goal. Loredo also assisted on goals to Elmer Cortez and Cody Stone. Fernando Gonzalez, assisted by Roberto Palomino-Mendoza, opened the scoring for the Lancers, who led 3-0 at the half. Scott Enders tallied off an assist from Gonzalez.