For the first time since 2004, the South Carolina Gamecocks are headed to hallowed Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha for the College World Series.
Down 9-7 with two outs in the bottom of the eighth in Game Two of their Super Regional in Myrtle Beach against Coastal Carolina, freshman Christian Walker lifted a pitch over the left field fence for Earl Weaver's favorite play, the three run homer. SC held on to advance to the CWS, the fourth team to do so.
Coming into the final Series at Rosenblatt, the Gamecocks are not favored to win the title, but the team—as any group that has reached this stage does—is sold upon the idea that they have what it takes to win.
South Carolina is poised for a run deep into the College World Series, and here are ten reasons why the Gamecocks will take home a title.